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Erling Haaland asked for autograph by ‘childish’ assistant referee in tunnel after Borussia Dortmund defeat to Man City in Champions League

Erling Haaland asked for autograph by ‘childish’ assistant referee in tunnel after Borussia Dortmund defeat to Man City in Champions League

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Erling Haaland was asked for his autograph by assistant referee Octavian Sovre after Borussia Dortmund’s 2-1 defeat to Manchester City on Tuesday night. The Dortmund striker, who set up Marco Reus’ away goal before Phil Foden’s last-gasp winner for City, was filmed signing the linesman’s flag in the tunnel after the game. BT Sport The incident could land the assistant in hot water Describing the incident on BT Sport, former Premier League stars Owen Hargreaves and Joleon Lescott slammed the official’s behaviour. Former Manchester United midfielder Hargreaves said: “They had a difficult first-half and they got a lot of things wrong in that first-half. “You can be a fan, but you can’t do that in front of the other players, it just doesn’t look right.” ...

Israel says it uncovers deep militant tunnel dug from Gaza

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The Israeli military says militants in the Gaza Strip dug a tunnel dozens of meters (yards) deep that crossed under the security fence around the territory before it was detected by underground sensorsByThe Associated PressOctober 20, 2020, 9:14 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleJERUSALEM -- The Israeli military said Tuesday that militants in the Gaza Strip dug a tunnel dozens of meters (yards) deep that crossed under the security fence around the territory before it was detected by underground sensors.Hours after the announcement, a rocket fired from Gaza was intercepted by Israeli missile defenses, the military said. Late Tuesday, the army said fighter jets and attack helicopters “struck an underground infrastructure” for the militant Hamas group. There wer...
Nationals’ Stephen Strasburg has carpal tunnel in hand, could need surgery

Nationals’ Stephen Strasburg has carpal tunnel in hand, could need surgery

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Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Washington Nationals star pitcher Stephen Strasburg was diagnosed with carpal tunnel syndrome in his pitching hand and may need to undergo season-ending surgery. Nationals manager Dave Martinez made the announcement Friday, a day after Strasburg visited with a hand specialist. Advertisement Martinez said the reigning World Series MVP could have surgery to fix the issue, but no final decisions have been made. "Now we're going to sit back and discuss what the plans are moving forward," Martinez told reporters before the Nationals opened their series against the Miami Marlins on Friday. "I think it's something that's going to have to be fixed. "... It helps us all knowing that we can have a plan going forward. But my concern is always Stephen and hope that he recovers as qui...
Elon Musk unveils prototype high-speed LA transport tunnel

Elon Musk unveils prototype high-speed LA transport tunnel

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Entrepreneur Elon Musk has unveiled a prototype underground tunnel in Los Angeles which is designed to transport cars at high speed around the city.The tunnel is only a mile (1.6km) long at the moment but the goal is a network to ease chronic traffic congestion.Modified electric cars would be lowered into the tunnel and travel at speeds up to 150mph (240km/h), Mr Musk says.The tunnel has been built by Mr Musk's Boring Company, which boasts state-of-the-art engineering techniques.Mr Musk, best known as the head of Tesla electric cars and the commercial SpaceX programme, arrived at the launch on Tuesday in a Tesla car modified to work on the "loop" system.He was cheered by a small crowd as he emerged from the car at one end of the ...
Israel Defense Forces: Second Hezbollah tunnel discovered

Israel Defense Forces: Second Hezbollah tunnel discovered

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Dec. 8 (UPI) -- The Israeli military on Saturday said it found a tunnel dug by Hezbollah from Lebanon, the second such passage discovered in a week. Israel Defense Forces accused the militant group, considered a terrorist organization by the United States and Israel, of planning to use the tunnel for violence. "Our troops just exposed a SECOND attack tunnel that Hezbollah dug from Lebanon into Israel," the IDF said on Twitter. "Hezbollah planned to use this tunnel to carry out an attack against Israeli civilians. We won't let them." Israel said it placed explosives inside the tunnel. "Anyone who enters the tunnel does so at their own risk," the IDF tweeted. On Thursday, military officials said it found a similar tunnel dug from the Lebanese village of Ramyeh under the border. They did no...