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Joao Felix squares up to Lionel Messi in furious exchange as Atletico Madrid produce late comeback to stun Barcelona

Joao Felix squares up to Lionel Messi in furious exchange as Atletico Madrid produce late comeback to stun Barcelona

Sports
Joao Felix has some nerve, you have to give him that.The Atletico Madrid youngster bravely squared up to Lionel Messi in his side’s 3-2 Spanish Super Cup semi-final victory over Barcelona. Felix squared up to Messi in a furious confrontation In some fiery scenes shortly after the referee blew for half-time , the 20-year-old appeared to complain about something to the Argentine superstar as they walked off the pitch. The pair then appeared to exchange some foul-mouthed words before members of both teams rushed over to intervene as tempers boiled over. You can watch a clip of the incident below… In the match, Diego Simeone’s side came from behind to stun Barca and book their spot in the Spanish Super Cup final in Saudi Arabia. Atleti were heading for another defeat a
Ghani: Afghanistan will exchange Taliban members for kidnapped professors

Ghani: Afghanistan will exchange Taliban members for kidnapped professors

World
Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Afghan President Ashraf Ghani announced Tuesday the conditional release of three high-ranking Taliban members in exchange for two university professors who have been held captive by the Islamic militant group since 2016. Ghani said during a nationally televised press conference that his government has made a deal with the Taliban for the release of U.S. citizen Kevin King and Australian Timothy Weeks, who were abducted in August 2016 as they traveled through Kabul where they taught at the American University of Afghanistan. In exchange, the Afghan government is to release Anas Haqqani and two other members of the Haqqani wing of the Taliban. "Our joint effort in tracing the two professors gave no result and information suggests that their health and safety while being he...
Watch: Warriors’ Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant exchange precise full-court passes

Watch: Warriors’ Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant exchange precise full-court passes

Sports
May 8 (UPI) -- Golden State Warriors stars Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry took turns throwing full-court passes to each other in the first half Wednesday night. Curry grabbed a rebound off a deflection from Warriors forward Draymond Green and found Durant with a long outlet pass in the first quarter. Durant, who outran Rockets star James Harden, capped the dish with a two-handed dunk. Later in the second quarter, Durant returned the favor with a deep heave down the court to Curry. Green again swatted a rebound, which fell into Durant's hands. Curry handled the pass and went up for a reverse layup with Rockets guard Austin Rivers behind him. Curry drained the shot and drew the foul. The Warriors held a 57-43 halftime lead over the Rockets. Durant had 20 points, four rebounds and two assi...
Crypto wallets emptied months before exchange boss's death

Crypto wallets emptied months before exchange boss's death

World
Questions have been raised by auditors after digital wallets expected to contain millions in cryptocurrency were found to be empty following the death of Quadriga CX founder Gerald Cotten.Mr Cotten, 30, died "due to complications with Crohn's disease" while travelling to open an orphanage in India in December, according to his wife Jennifer Robertson. He held "sole responsibility" for handling the $ 190m (£110m) his company looked after, and no other members of the Canada-based QuadrigaCX team could access the stored funds, according to Mrs Robertson.She said the cryptocurrency and normal money was in "cold storage" - where the company, or just Mr Cotten in this case, holds the key, not the client. Image: QuadrigaCX employees cannot access ...
Norwegian fund, German utility exchange barbs over coal mine

Norwegian fund, German utility exchange barbs over coal mine

Technology
A Norwegian pension fund is doubling down on its criticism of German utility firm RWE over the power company's long-term plans to use coal. The chief executive of Storebrand, Jan Erik Saugestad, said Thursday that "continued expansion of coal mines and support of coal-fired power has no future" if the world wants to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius . Saugestad, whose company manages assets worth $ 85 billion, had called earlier this week for investors to sell their shares in RWE because of its plans to expand a coal mine by chopping down Germany's ancient Hambach forest . RWE hit back Wednesday, saying "everybody needs to do their part" and coal-fired plants are needed to ensure stable power supplies in Germany following the country's decision to phase out nuclear plants.Let's...