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Bring on Barcelona! Salah and Liverpool weather Porto storm to set up Messi showdown

The Reds took a while to get going at the Drago but ultimately cruised into the Champions League semi-finals with a 6-1 aggregate win over Porto Bring on Barcelona! Liverpool weathered a storm, both literal and metaphorical, to see off Porto at Estadio do Dragao, and can now look forward to the most mouth-watering of Champions League semi-finals. Lionel Messi, Luis...

The most dramatic defeat in football history? Man City go from delirium to despair

Pep Guardiola's men thought they had pulled off a sensational comeback in a crazy game with Tottenham but VAR disallowed their injury-time 'winner' If you ever wondered what the anti-93:20 moment was like, this was it... Have you ever seen such a dramatic defeat for any side, in such remarkable circumstances? Manchester City thought they had done it. They thought Raheem...

Porto 1 Liverpool 4 (1-6 agg): Reds run riot to set up Barcelona semi-final

Liverpool ran riot in Porto as they won their Champions League quarter-final 6-1 on aggregate to set up a clash with Barcelona. Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah scored for the second game running as Liverpool cruised to a 4-1 victory over Porto, sealing a 6-1 aggregate win that sets up a tantalising Champions League semi-final clash with Barcelona. Leading by two...

College student on a trip to the Ozarks fell 100 feet to her death while posing for a photo

A college student studying environmental science fell about 100 feet to her death while hiking on a class trip to the Ozarks, officials said. Andrea Norton, 20, was among a group of Briar Cliff University students who traveled to Hawksbill Crag in Arkansas' Ozark National Forest on Sunday morning as part of a class activity, Newton County Sheriff Glenn Wheeler...

ICE deported the husband of a soldier killed in combat even though he had been cleared to stay in US

The husband of a US Army soldier killed in combat was detained and deported to Mexico last week by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement even though he had been granted permission to stay in the United States, according to his attorney. The man, who is now back in Phoenix, where he lives, had been granted "parole in place," clearing him...

Is Drake cursing football players?

His album "Scorpion" smashed records last year, but more recently rapper Drake is said to be bringing a poisonous touch to football clubs around the world. The Canadian artist has repeatedly posed for photos with footballers, only for their team to go on and lose in the near future. "All Roma players banned from taking photos with Drake until the end...

Corruption in Venezuela has created a cocaine super-highway to the US

Cocaine trafficking from Venezuela to the United States is soaring, even as the country collapses. And US and other regional officials say it's Venezuela's own military and political elite who are facilitating the passage of drugs in and out of the country on hundreds of tiny, unmarked planes. A months-long CNN investigation traced the northward route of cocaine from the...

Complaint: Mall of America suspect was ‘looking for someone to kill’ after being rejected by women

The man charged with throwing a 5-year-old boy off a third-floor balcony at the Mall of America told police he was angry at being rejected by women at the Minnesota mall and was “looking for someone to kill” when he went there last week, according to a criminal complaint Monday. Emmanuel Aranda, 24, of Minneapolis, is charged with attempted premeditated...

French billionaires pledge 300 million euros ($339M) to rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral

One of France’s richest families promptly stepped up to calls from the country’s president to help rebuild the Cathedral of Notre Dame and pledged about $113 million to restore the gutted Paris icon. Shortly after, another wealthy family offered $226 million to the restoration fund. “My father and I have decided to release immediately from the funds of Artemis a...

Sleep myths ‘damaging your health’

Widely held myths about sleep are damaging our health and our mood, as well as shortening our lives, say researchers. A team at New York University trawled the internet to find the most common claims about a good night's kip. Then, in a study published in the journal Sleep Health, they matched the claims to the best scientific evidence. They hope that...

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