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Jose Mourinho only took Tottenham job because he was ‘fed up of waiting for Zidane to leave Real Madrid’, Ramon Calderon says

Jose Mourinho only took Tottenham job because he was ‘fed up of waiting for Zidane to leave Real Madrid’, Ramon Calderon says

Sports
Former Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon believes Jose Mourinho only took the Tottenham job as he became ‘fed up’ of waiting for Zinedine Zidane to leave the Bernabeu. Mourinho replaced Mauricio Pochettino as boss on Wednesday in a surprise and swift managerial switch, with the Portuguese brought in to rescue Spurs’ season and take the club to the next level. His arrival has been met with a largely mixed reaction from supporters, with some angry about the axe of their beloved boss and the club’s choice of replacement, while others are excited to see what heights Spurs can reach under a coach who has won everything club football has to offer. However, Calderon told talkSPORT it is likely Tottenham would have been a Plan B for the Special One, as he was really eyeing a return to the Sa
Mysterious wave of texts leave Americans extremely confused

Mysterious wave of texts leave Americans extremely confused

Technology
A mysterious technical glitch has seen some American mobile phone owners receive unintelligible messages from their friends, family, and even exes.It is believed that a "maintenance update" caused texts originally sent in February to be randomly sent in the early hours of Thursday morning. While the glitch helped reunite friends who hadn't talked to each other for several months, the unprompted messages instilled fear in others.One woman from Oregon said she woke up at 5am to a text from her sister that simply said "omg" - causing her to worry that something had happened to her newborn nephew in hospital.Stephanie Bovee ended up waking her mother in a panic, and it took three hours for her to realise that everything was fine and the text was a mistake. ...
Game Of Thrones writers leave Star Wars project

Game Of Thrones writers leave Star Wars project

Entertainment
The men behind Game Of Thrones have jumped spaceship and walked away from a new Star Wars trilogy, which is set to be released in 2022.David Benioff and DB Weiss were set to direct the new series, but have since signed a five-year deal to make content for Netflix. The pair signed for the streaming giant in August, after it won an intense bidding war for their signature with Amazon and Disney. Image: The pair were set to direct new Star Wars films. Pic: Disney As a result, they now have announced that given their new busy schedules, something had to give.In a statement to Deadline, Benioff and Weiss said: "There are only so many hours in the day, and we felt we could not do justice to both Star Wars and our Netflix projects... so we ar...
Paris Agreement: Trump confirms US will leave climate accord

Paris Agreement: Trump confirms US will leave climate accord

Science
Media playback is unsupported on your device The US will definitely withdraw from the Paris climate agreement, President Trump has confirmed.He made the announcement at an energy conference in Pittsburgh on a stage flanked by men in hard hats.He described the accord as a bad deal and said his pro fossil fuel policies had made the US an energy superpower.The earliest he can formally start the process of withdrawing the US from the Paris accord is 4 November.The pull-out will take effect a year later - the day after the 2020 US presidential election – assuming that Mr Trump is re-elected.The Paris agreement brought together 195 nations in the battle to combat climate change.It committed the US to cutting greenhouse gases up to 28% by 2025 based
New York Yankees’ Domingo German placed on administrative leave

New York Yankees’ Domingo German placed on administrative leave

Sports
Sept. 19 (UPI) -- New York Yankees right-handed pitcher Domingo German was placed on administrative leave under the joint MLB-MLBPA domestic violence policy, the league announced Thursday. League sources told ESPN that German was put on leave following an incident that MLB learned about Tuesday. According to MLB.com, Major League Baseball's Department of Investigations is looking into the matter. Despite the absence of a detailed police report, MLB and the union agreed the allegations against German were enough to place him on seven-day leave as the investigation continues, according to ESPN. The league's investigation is expected to be expedited, and German could face discipline, including a possible suspension, from MLB before the playoffs. "We fully support all measures being undertak...