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Former Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini rules out becoming Italy's next manager

Former Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini rules out becoming Italy's next manager

Sports
Roberto Mancini Friday, November 17, 2017Former Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini has no plans to become the new manager of Italy.The Azzurri are on the hunt for a new head coach after sacking Giampiero Ventura following their failure to qualify for next summer's World Cup in Russia.Mancini has been linked with taking over, while the likes of Antonio Conte and Carlo Ancelotti have been touted as viable replacements too.But Mancini has now revealed he is happy at Zenit St Petersburg and looking to succeed with them."I am not surprised my name has been mentioned on the list, seeing as they also discussed colleagues with experience who won in various different countries," Mancini told Russia TV channel Match TV."But I am happy at Zenit and in St Petersburg, so I am not thinking about the N...
Former U.S. Marine admits attack, says he didn't mean to kill Japanese woman

Former U.S. Marine admits attack, says he didn't mean to kill Japanese woman

World
Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Marine Kenneth Franklin Shinzato on Thursday said he attacked and tried to rape a 20-year-old Japanese woman in Okinawa prefecture but did not intend to kill her.He made the admission on the first day of his murder and rape trial in Naha District Court.Shinzato said he planned to knock out Rina Shimabukuro, 20, on April 28, 2016, with a stick and then rape her after he saw her walking in Uruma. He said he panicked when she didn't completely lose consciousness so he took her to a nearby grass field. She was found strangled and stabbed several times, prosecutors said.Prosecutors said Shimabukuro's death was premeditated, though, because Shinzato took with him a large suitcase to dispose of her body. After her death, he allegedly put her in the suitcase, took it t...
Listen: ‘It was an astonishing decision’ – Former Northern Ireland star slams Romanian referee for penalty call

Listen: ‘It was an astonishing decision’ – Former Northern Ireland star slams Romanian referee for penalty call

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Former Norther Ireland star David Healy has slammed Romanian referee Ovidiu Hategan for his ‘astonishing’ penalty decision which leave the nation’s World Cup hopes hanging by a thread.Northern Ireland suffered a 1-0 defeat to Switzerland in the first-leg of their play-off at Windor Park on Thursday night, with Ricardo Rodriguez’s controversial penalty putting the Swiss in the driving seat of their tie.MATCH REPORT: Northern Ireland 0-1 Switzerland: Green and White Army's World Cup hopes hang in balanceThe AC Milan star slotted in from the spot after Corry Evans was deemed to have handled inside the area, although replays showed the ball hitting his shoulder, and from point-blank range.It was a harsh decision and one of many questionable calls from the ref, having earlier waved pl
'Fantastic coach' David Moyes will bring attractive football back to West Ham, says former Everton star Leon Osman

'Fantastic coach' David Moyes will bring attractive football back to West Ham, says former Everton star Leon Osman

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David Moyes is the new West Ham bossTuesday, November 7, 2017Leon Osman insists David Moyes can still cut it in the Premier League and has backed his former Everton boss to be big hit as West Ham manager.Moyes’ appointment was confirmed by the Hammers on Tuesday morning, with the Scot succeeding sacked boss Slaven Bilic and signing a contract until the end of the season.But the club’s choice has not gone down well with fans.The Hammers are struggling at the bottom of the Premier League after just two wins from their opening 11 games and, having failed to keep Sunderland in the top flight in his previous role, few believe Moyes is the right man for the job.Osman, however, insists the Scot is no stranger to attractive football, saying he developed Everton into one of the Premier League’s mos
Former child stars expose Hollywood abuse

Former child stars expose Hollywood abuse

Entertainment
By Katie Spencer, Arts and Entertainment Correspondent, and Amy Hitchcock, Entertainment ProducerWhen he was five years old, Nathan Forrest Winters dreamt of being a star. By 11 he had the leading role in a film called Clownhouse.It was a low-budget horror film directed by Victor Salva and financed by Francis Ford Coppola. Behind the scenes, something truly disturbing was happening."Some of the cast and crew came to my mum and said 'Nathan and Victor's interaction on set is not ok, there's something going on'," Winters, 39, told Sky News.The former child star said Salva had been grooming him since he was six after he befriended Winters' mother who made film props.Image:Victor Salva was imprisoned for his abuse of Nathan Forrest WintersHe said: "His grooming process was developing my love a...