Sport 

NFC divisional playoff: Atlanta Falcons v Philadelphia Eagles – live!

Falcons 10-6 Eagles, 0:54 2nd quarter Well, the Falcons didn’t need to use their one timeout … because they quickly went three-and-out. They’ll put it away to the Eagles from the 50 with less than a minute left in the half. SNF on NBC (@SNFonNBC) Eagles yards gained: from pass interference calls- 63passing- 51 January 13, 2018 Falcons 10-6 Eagles, 2:08 2nd quarter Bad miss by Foles to end the Philly drive. Facing 3rd-and-5 at the 46, he overthrew a wide open Trey Burton who had broken free deep near…

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Sport 

Tottenham chief Daniel Levy: No one leaves Spurs unless Mauricio Pochettino says so

Spurs chairman Levy insists Harry Kane, Dele Alli and Co are staying put despite rival clubs willing to offer them a big pay hike. Kyle Walker trebled his wages when he was lured away by Manchester City last summer and Kane has already indicated that the north Londoners need to start winning trophies to keep hold of him. But Levy says Tottenham, who move into their new £750million stadium this summer, will not be be forced to cash in on their prize assets. He said: “I’m 100 per cent confident…

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Entertainment 

Star Wars Han Solo movie trailer ‘will be released on MONDAY’

The movie will hit cinemas in just four months and a trailer is way, way overdue. Most Star Wars outings, and indeed every other type of blockbuster, typically has a promotional build up across at least twelve months prior to release.  The Han Solo movie has had a very troubled route to the screen which has increased concerns that the Anthology spin-off is in trouble. A rip-roaring, dazzling trailer is needed to set fans’ minds at rest and generate some last-minute buzz for the May 25 movie. Lucasfilm and Disney…

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Top Stories World 

Donald Trump appears to FORGET national anthem hours after demanding respect for song

The US President was seen stood looking on in silence during parts of the song, sung before a college American football game between the University of Georgia and the University of Alabama. As the stadium sung along with the words, Donald Trump appeared stumped one verse in, standing silently but occasionally finishing the second half of lines as he stood alongside members of the military.  It comes after a long-running row over whether protests should be held during the national anthem, following a movement which has seen dozens of high-profile…

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Sport 

Roger Federer breaks record after being named BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the year

The 36-year-old enjoyed a stellar 2017 in which he returned to the top of the game, winning two Grand Slams at the Australian Open and Wimbledon. His triumph at SW19 was his eighth title at Wimbledon, becoming the first man to lift the famous trophy aloft. He was unable to beat Rafael Nadal in the world rankings, finishing just behind the Spaniard. But Federer’s achievements at his age, having dealt with multiple back issues over the last couple of years, shocked the world of tennis and he has been rewarded…

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Sport 

Ashes 2017-18: Australia v England first Test, day five – live!

Well, we’re close to getting underway. The teams are heading out to scattered applause. The Barmies are here, bless them. And a reasonable turnout at the pool deck. And quite a few random spectators, given it’s a gold-coin donation to charity for entry. Pretty decent Day 5 crowd, all things considered. I guess seeing your team win an Ashes Test remains a lure. In more sombre news, today is also the anniversary of Philip Hughes’ death. Someone who should have been out in the middle today. Plenty of reflection and…

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Technology 

ISS astronauts will still have a turkey feast this Thanksgiving – CNET

Matthias Kulka/Getty Images The ISS crew will be provided with a lovely dinner of turkey, mashed potatoes, corn bread dressing and candied yams for the celebration of the popular American tradition of Thanksgiving.  A cargo resupply craft delivered the meal, Space.com reports, along with care packages from family and other more critical supplies. While much of the meal is prepared on terra firma, a small food warmer is included to heat up the turkey.  While only three of the six astronauts on board are from the US, all six will…

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Top Stories World 

What is Thanksgiving? What is happening today and why do Americans eat turkey?

What is Thanksgiving Thanksgiving is America’s most beloved annual holiday and takes place on the fourth Thursday of November, kicking off the so-called Holiday Season.  The origins of Thanksgiving date back to 1621 when a group of English pilgrims in present-day Massachusetts shared a feast with a tribe of Native Americans to celebrate a plentiful harvest.  This “First Thanksgiving” took place in October and lasted about three days, although there is also evidence to suggest similar ceremonies were held two years earlier in Virginia.  The exact date of Thanksgiving varied…

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When is Thanksgiving 2017 this year? Why do Americans celebrate Thanksgiving?

When is Thanksgiving this year? In the United States, Thanksgiving Day is always celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November. This year the celebration falls on November 23. Interestingly, the Canadian celebration of Thanksgiving takes place on the second Monday of October, which is the same date as Columbus Day in the US.  Both celebrations have different histories behind them, and the difference in dates in most likely down to an earlier harvest time in Canada. Why is Thanksgiving celebrated? Little children all across America have been taught that Thanksgiving…

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EU plots Brexit hit on US: Brussels plans to RAID financial markets in divorce shake-up

The chairman of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission said the EU intends to expand its regulatory scope to cover non-European companies. J Christopher Giancarlo, Chairman of Commodity Futures Trading Commission, said: “The impact of Brexit on British and European banks and capital markets is a source of great concern.  “It seemed like the US markets were immune to such uncertainty but they are not: if the EU mismanages the exit of the United Kingdom, the consequences for US firms and consumers could be serious.” Brexit will place London’s financial…

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