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Handball rule changed as football’s law makers Ifab confirms new accidental ruling

Handball rule changed as football’s law makers Ifab confirms new accidental ruling

Sports
Accidental handball that leads to a goal-scoring chance or a goal for a team-mate will no longer be penalised, say football's law makers. Ifab confirmed the change on Friday, saying it was because of the "interpretation of handball incidents" not being applied consistently.Fulham lost to Tottenham as Josh Maja was denied a goal as Davinson Sanchez's clearance flew into Mario Lemina's arm.Ifab is also looking a possible change to the law regarding offsides.Former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has proposed that a player should be considered onside if any part of their body that can legally score a goal is level with the second-last defender.Fifa will also continue to test semi-automated technology to detect offside, whereby a signal is sent to the assistant referee almost instantly. When will t...
Iran to stop ‘snap’ nuclear checks, IAEA confirms

Iran to stop ‘snap’ nuclear checks, IAEA confirms

World
ReutersThe head of the UN nuclear watchdog says Iran has agreed to extend UN inspectors' access to its nuclear sites for three months. But the hastily brokered agreement will give IAEA officials less access and end their right to make snap inspections.Iran is changing its access policy from Tuesday because the US has not lifted the sanctions imposed since Donald Trump abandoned the 2015 nuclear deal. Washington and Tehran now have more time to seek a compromise.The then-Trump administration re-imposed crippling sanctions on Iran, and Tehran retaliated by resuming nuclear activity barred under the agreement signed with six world powers in 2015. Why Iran’s nuclear facilities are still vulnerable to attackClock ticks in Iran as rivals square upIran says it will not reverse the measures unless
Democratic Republic of Congo confirms new Ebola infection

Democratic Republic of Congo confirms new Ebola infection

World
Feb. 8 (UPI) -- A new case of the Ebola virus has been detected in the Democratic Republic of Congo some eight months after its last outbreak of the disease was declared over. The World Health Organization said in a statement Sunday that the African nation's ministry of health had diagnosed the deadly disease in Butembo city in North Kivu province where the virus had killed 2,299 people over the last two years ending in June. Advertisement The Butembo branch of the National Institute of Biomedical Research had tested samples taken from a woman who exhibited Ebola-like symptoms after she had sought medical attention and her results came back positive for the disease, which she later died from, the U.N. health body said. The healthy ministry said Sunday the woman died Wednesday and had been...
US cyber-attack: US energy department confirms it was hit by Sunburst hack

US cyber-attack: US energy department confirms it was hit by Sunburst hack

Technology
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Taylor Swift confirms boyfriend is mystery co-writer

Taylor Swift confirms boyfriend is mystery co-writer

Entertainment
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