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New soccer team gives hope to young cancer patients in Gaza

GAZA (Reuters) – Fourteen-year-old Moatasem al-Nabeeh suffers from a brain tumor. A new youth soccer team set up in Gaza for young Palestinian cancer patients has given him new hope. Moatasem Al-Nabeeh, 14, who is diagnosed with cancer, poses during an interview with Reuters at his home in Gaza City, February 12, 2019. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez “I am happier now, I play and I made new friends,” said al-Nabeeh. “They told us we can play, defy the disease and defeat it,” he added as he hit the pitch for push-ups in…

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HMP Bedford Tornado team quells unrest at ‘dungeon’ jail

Image copyright Mark Shields Image caption Police cars were seen lining up outside HMP Bedford on Saturday night A specialist riot unit was sent to a six-hour disturbance in a prison which regulators had compared to “a dungeon”. The Tornado team was deployed at HMP Bedford after the incident was reported at 14:35 GMT on Saturday, said the Prison Service. It was contained to one wing and resulted in no injuries to staff or prisoners, it added. HMP Bedford was put into special measures in May after concerns over living…

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Sports 

Report: Steelers WR Brown to sit down with team owner

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown, who has requested a trade, will meet with team owner Art Rooney II, according to a report Friday from Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network. FILE PHOTO: Dec 30, 2018; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown (84) looks on during warm-ups before the Steelers host the Cincinnati Bengals at Heinz Field. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports Rooney is in Florida, where he owns a home, and has been hoping to at least open a line of communication with the disgruntled…

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Technology 

Exclusive: Tesla’s delivery team gutted in recent job cuts – sources

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – When Tesla Inc announced last month a second round of job cuts to rein in costs, one crucial department was particularly badly hit. The automaker more than halved the division that delivers its electric vehicles to North American customers, two of the laid-off workers said. FILE PHOTO: A Tesla logo is seen at a groundbreaking ceremony of Tesla Shanghai Gigafactory in Shanghai, China January 7, 2019. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo Some 150 employees out of a team of about 230 were let go in January at the…

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Search team recover body from Sala plane

A body has been recovered from the wreckage of the plane which crashed with Cardiff City footballer Emiliano Sala and pilot David Ibbotson on board. The Air Accidents Investigation Branch said specialist contractors joined the operation in “challenging conditions”. It was carried out in “as dignified a way as possible” and the men’s families were kept updated throughout, it said. The wreckage of the plane, which vanished two weeks ago over the English Channel, had been found off Guernsey. Source link

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Japan’s Nintendo, Line team up for new Mario mobile game

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s Nintendo Co Ltd said on Friday it was developing a smartphone game with messaging app operator Line Corp, as it continues to branch out into mobile gaming and diversify its revenue streams. Nintendo President Shuntaro Furukawa attends a news conference in Tokyo, Japan, February 1, 2019. REUTERS/Issei Kato “Dr. Mario World”, the latest mobile title featuring Nintendo’s multi-talented plumber, will be released in early summer, the Kyoto-based company said in a statement. Nintendo needs to find new sources of revenue to offset the decline of its…

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Six Nations: Wales coach Warren Gatland says team have ‘forgotten how to lose’

Wales have forgotten how to lose – Gatland Wales’ comeback victory in France in the opening match of the Six Nations showed they have “forgotten how to lose”, said head coach Warren Gatland. Trailing 16-0 at half-time in Paris, two George North tries helped Wales turn the game on its head in the second half to triumph 24-19. The result gave them a 10th successive win for the first time since 1999. “Our game-management was poor but we found a way to win,” said Gatland. “It’s nice to get out…

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Kyle Walker tweet: Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says he has never celebrated a team dropping points

The tweet that Walker posted, before deleting it Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says he has “never celebrated another team dropping points” after Manchester City defender Kyle Walker posted a tweet mocking the Reds 1-1 draw with Leicester. Harry Maguire’s equaliser prevented Liverpool going seven points clear at the top of the Premier League, a day after City lost 2-1 to Newcastle. Walker posted a popular meme of Maguire from the World Cup with the caption: ‘So basically they thought they were gonna go seven points ahead’. He deleted it, but…

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Snow Patrol, a shaved head & a team of new signings – deadline day in Scotland

Marc McNulty, Snow Patrol and a man’s pledge to shave his head all featured on deadline day in Scotland One manager turned his phone off and went to a gig. A club signed an entire team of new recruits. And another’s media team were told to go to bed rather than announce a signing. Deadline day is never dull in Scotland. The morning after the January transfer window shut, we bring you the best of the action, dealings and banter across Scottish football. Brace yourselves… ‘I’m going to watch Snow…

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Prince William, Kate laud Dundee for its team approach to challenges

DUNDEE, Scotland (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate visited a gleaming new design museum on Tuesday as well as a factory facing closure, and praised Dundee residents for pulling together in difficult times. Britain’s Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, museum chair Lesley Knox and director Philip Long visit the “V&A Dundee”, Scotland’s first design museum, in Dundee, Scotland, January 29, 2019. Jane Barlow/Pool via REUTERS They met staff at Dundee’s Michelin factory, an economic mainstay of the Scottish port for 40 years. Workers…

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