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Real Madrid v Liverpool: Could James Milner be key to Champions League final?

Real Madrid v Liverpool: Could James Milner be key to Champions League final?

Sports
The Champions League final will be contested by the highest-scoring teams in this season's competition, with two of the world's most potent forwards on display.Real Madrid are chasing a record 13th title - and their third in a row - while Liverpool can move above Bayern Munich and Barcelona into third (behind AC Milan) in the list of most European Cup/Champions League wins if they are victorious in Kiev.The fixture has all the makings of a classic, but what can we learn from the stats heading into the match? Is Milner the unlikely key man in Kiev?With more than 90 goals between them in all competitions this season, it is hardly surprising the Champions League final has been billed as a battle...
New US weather satellite can't keep cool, could hurt photos

New US weather satellite can't keep cool, could hurt photos

Technology
The nation's newest weather satellite, launched less than three months ago, has a serious cooling problem that could affect the quality of its pictures. The trouble is with the GOES-17 satellite's premier instrument for taking images of hurricanes, wildfires, volcanic eruptions and other natural calamities, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Wednesday. The imager's infrared sensors aren't getting properly cooled. Experts are scrambling to understand what went wrong and how to fix it. Officials expect it will take at least a few months to figure out. "As you can imagine, doing this remotely from 22,000 miles below only looking at the on-orbit data is a challenge," said Steve Volz, head of NOAA's satellite and information service. NOAA stresses that three other GOES s...
Manchester United FC news: Yaya Toure 'loves' Paul Pogba, but could never join Old Trafford outfit out of respect to City fans

Manchester United FC news: Yaya Toure 'loves' Paul Pogba, but could never join Old Trafford outfit out of respect to City fans

Sports
Paul Pogba and Yaya Toure Wednesday, May 23, 2018 Yaya Toure would love to be a mentor alongside Paul Pogba but believes Manchester City fans would not accept him joining Manchester United. Ivorian Toure is searching for a new club having ended his eight-year spell with City and wants to continue playing at a high level. The 35-year-old is a big admirer of United midfielder Pogba, who has faced regular criticism for inconsistent performances since his £89million move to Old Trafford from Juventus in 2016. And Toure believes he would be an ideal ally for the France international. "I love Paul Pogba," Toure told the Manchester Evening News. "Pogba - it's difficult because of the way the media has treated him. We don't have the same charac...
Anthony Martial could be tempted to leave Manchester United after World Cup snub, claims former France star David Ginola

Anthony Martial could be tempted to leave Manchester United after World Cup snub, claims former France star David Ginola

Sports
David Ginola believes Anthony Martial may be tempted to leave Manchester United after missing out on a place in France's World Cup squad.Martial's name did not feature when Didier Deschamps revealed his 23-man squad for Russia on Thursday, with the 22-year-old on the stand-by list instead despite starting in France's last friendly game in March. The forward's omission comes after a frustrating campaign for Manchester United. Martial was marginalised at Old Trafford following the arrival of Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal in January. Anthony Martial will not be pulling on a France shirt at the World Cup this summer He has been linked with a summer move away from the Premier League runners-up, with the likes of Chelsea and Juventus reportedly interested. Asked about Mart...
'Urban Ebola' could see cases rise exponentially

'Urban Ebola' could see cases rise exponentially

World
There is a "very high" public health risk from Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the World Health Organisation has said.  The health agency has raised its earlier assessment after one patient in a major city was confirmed as having the disease.Although the global risk of an Ebola outbreak remains low, the WHO says the risk to countries neighbouring the Congo is now "moderate".On Thursday, a case was confirmed in Mbandaka - a city of about 1.5 million people.The city lies about 93 miles from Bikoro, a remote area where the current outbreak was announced last week.Now the disease has been reported in a highly populated urban area, it is expected to spread more quickly."The confirmed case in Mbandaka, a large urban centre located on major national and interna...