Sport 

Winter Olympics 2018: Hogline controversy in curling EXPLAINED

GB forced an extra end in their round-robin match against Sweden last night but it ended in controversy after Eve Muirhead’s final stone was voided. They were level in the 11th end and on their final stone but Muirhead was adjudged to have released after the hogline. There is a light on the front of the stone which flashes red to indicate whether a foul has been committed, and that is what happened with Muirhead’s attempt. That meant the stone was removed from play giving Sweden a free attempt to…

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Donald Trump SECRETLY PLOTTING new trade plan following fears of China economic DOMINATION

China is spending billions of dollars to revive its famous Silk Road trade routes in order to increase trade deals around the world in a bid to become a key economic ally of dozens of countries. It is said that serious discussions are now being held by the United States, Australia, India and Japan, known as ‘the Quad’, as they try to counter Beijing’s spreading influence. An unnamed US official has been reported in the media as saying Australia’s Malcolm Turnbull is due to discuss the plans for an “alternative”…

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Sport 

NBA All-Star Game 2018: Draymond Green caught out in HILARIOUS clip

The All-Star weekend culminates in the game between Team Steph and Team LeBron this evening. Players and coaches have promised to make it a more entertaining show for fans across the world by implementing more defence. But before a ball was even tipped, Green was the player who garnered plenty of interest on social media. Former Black Eyed Peas singer Fergie was singing a unique version of the US national anthem when the camera cut to the Golden State Warriors star. And fans on Twitter couldn’t help but notice Green’s…

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Science 

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Warns Iran to 'Not Test Israel’s Resolve'

(MUNICH) — The nuclear deal with Iran has emboldened Tehran to become increasingly aggressive in the Middle East, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday, warning that Iran should “not test Israel’s resolve” as he showed off what he said was part of a downed Iranian drone. Netanyahu said of Iran that if the U.S. decides to scrap the 2015 nuclear deal, which he has long opposed, “I think they’ll do nothing.” But Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, appearing two hours later at the same Munich Security Conference, fired…

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‘Black Panther’s’ $192 million blows away box office

Although the film’s international footprint doesn’t include several of the largest markets — China, Russia and Japan — it still ranks among the top 15 global debuts ever. It’s also the highest-grossing February opening weekend. “All hail the King of Wakanda!” Disney declared, referring to the movie’s mythical and highly advanced African nation. Ryan Coogler’s film, which cost about $200 million to make, is the most expensive movie with a largely black ensemble and among the few to be centered on a black superhero. The strong opening suggests “Black Panther”…

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Mental health agency examined Nikolas Cruz in 2016, didn’t hospitalize him

A 2016 mental health report said that crisis workers from a South Florida mental health facility were called to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School to hold alleged gunman Nikolas Cruz for a psychiatric evaluation, but ultimately decided against hospitalizing him. According to the report, an individual alerted Henderson Behavioral Health to come to the school to evaluate Cruz for possible detainment under the Baker Act, which allows authorities to hold individuals against their will for up to 72 hours. Those 17 and younger can be held for 12 hours. The…

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Sport 

Conor McGregor makes HUGE Floyd Mayweather announcement

McGregor turned his hand to boxing to face the unbeaten Mayweather in the ring in August last year. However, the Irishman was defeated by total knockout in the 10th round where he won the hearts of a nations with his spirited performance. Both fighters earned millions from the showdown and there have been strong rumours of a potential rematch. But McGregor has since taken to social media to reveal that talks were underway but his American opponent has now withdrawn and decided to continue with his retirement. “I am happy…

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Kobe and Shaq: Shaquille O’Neal recalls moment he realised he MESSED up Lakers dynasty

The beef between O’Neal and Bryant is infamous from their time together with the Lakers and even more so when O’Neal left to join the Miami Heat in 2004. The dynamic duo won the three-peat in 2000, 2001 and 2002 but a shock loss in the Western Conference semi-finals the following season spelt the end of their time together in Los Angeles. The feud continued between them whenever they would meet on the court, with the media lapping up anything either of them said about each other. But since both…

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Mental health agency examined Cruz in 2016, didn’t hospitalize him

A 2016 mental health report said that crisis workers from a South Florida mental health facility were called to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School to hold alleged Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz for a psychiatric evaluation, but ultimately decided against hospitalizing him. Henderson Behavioral Health was called under the Baker Act to temporarily commit Cruz for an involuntary psychiatric exam in November 2016, but its health professionals chose not to do so after visiting with him at the school, according to a 2016 Florida Department of Children and Families investigative report…

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Technology 

Rocket League is becoming a real-life Hot Wheels set – CNET

The Rocket League video game is turning into a real-life Hot Wheels set. Sarah Tew/CNET Rocket League pits rocket-powered Battle-Cars into intense soccer matches on nearly every video game system, and now it’s becoming a real-life Hot Wheels set. The Hot Wheels Rocket League RC Rivals set, announced Tuesday by game developer Psyonix and Mattel, recreates the arena from the video game, the Octane and Dominus Battle-Cars as well as the Rocket League ball. The $180 (roughly £130, AU$230) package also includes a boost pad that charges up the cars…

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