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Real Madrid edge thriller against Bayern to reach third successive final

Real Madrid edge thriller against Bayern to reach third successive final

Sports
Reigning European champions Real Madrid moved into their third successive Champions League final as they edged out Bayern Munich in a thrilling semi-final second leg.Trailing 2-1 after the first leg in Germany, Bayern needed a win at the Bernabeu to reach the final but it finished 2-2 as Real clinched a 4-3 aggregate victory. Joshua Kimmich scored early on for the German champions from six yards out, before Karim Benzema headed in for Real from Marcelo's fine left-wing cross eight minutes later.A second for Benzema, after a horrendous mistake from Bayern goalkeeper Sven Ulreich, put Real in control, although Bayern's on-loan James Rodriguez then scored against his parent club to set up a dramatic finale.Bayern had chances to win it, but Corentin Tolisso and Thomas Muller's efforts were sav...
Kate Hudson pregnant with third child — and it's a girl

Kate Hudson pregnant with third child — and it's a girl

Entertainment
April 7 (UPI) --Almost Famous and Deepwater Horizon actress Kate Hudson announced via Instagram she is pregnant with her third child."If you've wondered why I've been so absent on my social channels it's because I have never been more sick! It was the most sick first trimester of all my children. Boomerangs have made me nauseous, Superzoom is an easy way to have my head in the toilet, food instagrams make me queezy and thinking too much about insta stories made me even more exhausted than I already had been," she explained in Friday's post."If you've seen me out and about smiling and pretending like everything is amazing...I was lying! BUT! I have broken through on the other end of that and rediscovering the joys of insta/snap. We have been trying to keep this pregnancy under the radar for...
Third time's the charm? Lottery hopefuls have another shot at 2 jackpots worth more than $300M

Third time's the charm? Lottery hopefuls have another shot at 2 jackpots worth more than $300M

Finance
Will the third time be the charm?U.S. lottery hopefuls have another shot at two jackpots exceeding $ 300 million. The Powerball jackpot is currently $ 385 million, and the Mega Millions, $ 318 million. It's the third time ever that both have simultaneously been above the $ 300-million mark.(Although large, neither of the current prizes is a record-setting amount: For either to land in the top 10 of U.S. jackpots, they would have to surpass the $ 487 million Powerball claimed by a single ticketholder back in July 2016.)The next Powerball drawing is at 10:59 p.m. ET on Saturday, and the next Mega Millions drawing is at 11 p.m. ET on Tuesday.The first time that both games simultaneously had jackpots topping $ 300 million occurred in August 2017; the second time was in December.In that most re...
Italian skier Goggia crowned, Vonn finishes third in final Olympic women's downhill

Italian skier Goggia crowned, Vonn finishes third in final Olympic women's downhill

Sports
Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Sofia Goggia of Italy claimed the gold medal of Alpine skiing women's downhill Wednesday at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games. American skiing great Lindsey Vonn, gold medalist of the event at the Vancouver 2010, won bronze in her final Olympic downhill race.Goggia clocked a competition-best time of one minute and 39.22 seconds, becoming the first Italian winner of the women's downhill event."I still haven't quite realized yet. I think I'll realize when I'm on the podium. I'm very proud. I feel so focused on the day that I haven't realized yet what I've done. It's about me and my skiing and not the others," said the Italian after clinching her first Olympic medal in any discipline.Ragnhild Mowinckel of Norway finished second, nine hundredths of a second behind Goggia.Vo...
A third of coral reefs 'entangled with plastic'

A third of coral reefs 'entangled with plastic'

Science
Plastic is one of the biggest threats to the future of coral reefs after ocean warming, say scientists.More than 11 billion items of plastic were found on a third of coral reefs surveyed in the Asia-Pacific region.This figure is predicted to increase to more than 15 billion by 2025.Plastic raises by 20-fold the risk of disease outbreaks on coral reefs, according to research. Plastic bags, bottles and rice sacks were among the items found."Plastic is one of the biggest threats in the ocean at the moment, I would say, apart from climate change," said Dr Joleah Lamb of Cornell University in Ithaca, US. "It's sad how many pieces of plastic there are in the coral reefs ...if we can start targeting those big polluters of plastic, hopefully we can start reducing the amount that is going on to the...