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Aston Villa 0-0 West Ham: Arthur Masuaku sent off as visitors earn point

Aston Villa 0-0 West Ham: Arthur Masuaku sent off as visitors earn point

Sports
Aston Villa moved out of the relegation zone by drawing against a West Ham side who finished with 10 men after Arthur Masuaku's red card.Masuaku was dismissed with 23 minutes left after picking up two bookings.Before that, the game's major talking point saw Anwar El Ghazi clash heads with Villa team-mate Tyrone Mings, although no action was taken. Villa's John McGinn had plenty of the game's better chances, forcing Lukasz Fabianski into two saves.Both sides had frantic attacks late on, with penalty shouts at both ends, but neither could find the decisive touch.El Ghazi and Mings clash 'put to bed at half-time'Collisions and red card the name of the game ...
’60 years to save Venice’: Crumbling city at ‘point of no return’

’60 years to save Venice’: Crumbling city at ‘point of no return’

World
It's 6am in St Mark's Square, a time when this place is at its majestic best.This is Canaletto's Venice. Beyond the palaces, the rising sun glistens on the water of St Mark's Basin. And then the spell is broken. A massive cruise liner cuts across my view.It's a week since the MSC Opera crashed into the jetty a few hundred metres from the square. It was an incident which locals here had predicted would happen. Image: A cruise ship recently rammed into a tourist boat in Venice. Pic: Venice Fire Service Almost universally, the people of Venice have complained about the presence of cruise ships so close to their lagoon city. Advertisement "We knew it would...
March Madness: Final Four point spreads, title game betting odds

March Madness: Final Four point spreads, title game betting odds

Sports
April 5 (UPI) -- Brackets are busted, but the 2019 NCAA men's basketball tournament has three games remaining. Here are the best bets to advance and potential title favorites. The Final Four tips off with No. 1 Virginia battling No. 5 Auburn at 6:09 p.m. Saturday at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. No. 2 Michigan State and No. 3 Texas Tech battle after the final horn of the first game in Minneapolis. The national championship is set for Monday at U.S Bank Stadium. Oddsmakers at BetOnline.AG list Virginia as a six point favorite to beat Auburn. Michigan State is a 2.5 point favorite over Texas Tech. Texas Tech would be a 1.5 point favorite over Auburn if both of those teams advanced to the championship. Virginia would be a 3.5 point favorite over Texas Tech in the title game. Michigan St...
Everton 2-2 Watford: Lucas Digne's late free-kick rescues point for hosts

Everton 2-2 Watford: Lucas Digne's late free-kick rescues point for hosts

Sports
Lucas Digne's injury-time free-kick earned Everton a point and denied Watford what would have been a sweet victory over former manager Marco Silva.Silva was sacked by Watford last season after an approach by Everton earlier in the campaign and the two clubs are still in dispute over the Portuguese boss.And Watford were on the brink of a deserved three points until France full-back Digne stepped up to send a perfect free-kick beyond Watford goalkeeper Ben Foster with only seconds left. Everton received the perfect start when another former Watford man, Richarlison, gave them an early lead - although the goal had a large slice of good fortune as Theo Walcott should have been given offside in th...
Elon Musk's Tesla reaches farthest point from sun

Elon Musk's Tesla reaches farthest point from sun

Technology
SpaceX billed Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster as on "an endless road trip past Mars" when it launched in February. However, the car and its pilot have now reached their farthest point from the sun before swinging back into orbit.The Roadster has reached its first apogee from the sun according to the Where is Roadster? website, run by Ben Pearson, and as reported by technology news site Ars Technica.While the Cape Canaveral launch of Elon Musk's Falcon Heavy - the most powerful in the world - was a big success, the red sports car overshot its touted mark for Mars.Its orbit will bring it close to Mars - and to Earth - in two years' time, with it being at its closest to Earth at 51.7m km (32m miles) on 6 November 2020. Rather than entering Mars' orbit, the Tesla looks to be on a ...