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‘Fantastic’ Manchester City set Premier League record as incredible winning run continues at Everton to leave Man United chasing shadows

‘Fantastic’ Manchester City set Premier League record as incredible winning run continues at Everton to leave Man United chasing shadows

Sports
Manchester City are running away with the Premier League title as a 3-1 victory at Everton created a ten-point lead at the top of the table. Pep Guardiola’s men won for the 17th match in a row, despite being pegged back by Richarlison, as goals from Phil Foden, Riyad Mahrez and Bernardo Silva left Manchester United two-figures behind them in second. Getty Images - Getty Mahrez’s goal was the pick of the bunch It’s the first time in top-flight history that an English team has won all ten of their opening matches in a calendar year as their incredible 2021 continues. While there was a bit of fortune about Foden and Richarlison’s first-half goals, Mahrez’s curling effort was unstoppable before Silva rounded off a fabulous team move. Describing the last ...
Partial solar eclipse to cast lunar shadows across Asia, Alaska

Partial solar eclipse to cast lunar shadows across Asia, Alaska

Science
Jan. 5 (UPI) -- Sky watchers across much of East Asia, Siberia, the North Pacific and parts of Alaska can spend the first weekend of the new year catching a glimpse of a partial solar eclipse. The moon's central shadow, the umbra, will miss Earth, passing several hundred miles above the North Pole, but its broader, outer shadow, called the penumbra, will darken portions of the Northern Hemisphere on Saturday and Sunday. If the moon was just a bit closer to Earth and circled the Earth in the same orbital plane, every new moon would spawn a total solar eclipse. But the moon's orbit is slightly askew, causing the moon's shadow to miss Earth more often than not. Interestingly, this weekend's partial solar eclipse will move backwards in time, beginning to the west of the International Date Lin...