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Jose Mourinho admits some players could leave Manchester United in January for the “right price”

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has paved the way for departures next month, stating “every player has a price”. Mourinho sanctioned two major sales last January, allowing Memphis Depay to join Lyon and sending Morgan Schneiderlin to Everton, and could be ready to act again. Henrikh Mkhitaryan appears to be on the most precarious ground, with the Armenian not even making the matchday squad for the past five fixtures, and United continually linked to attacking talent including Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil and Atletico Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann. If he continues to play…

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Newcastle news: Mike Ashley and Amanda Staveley reportedly some distance off a deal

There were reports that Mr Ashley and Ms Staveley were on the brink of agreeing a £300 million agreement Thursday, December 14, 2017 Mike Ashley and Amanda Staveley remain some distance apart in their attempts to strike a deal for Newcastle despite suggestions that an agreement is close, Press Association Sport understands. Excitement levels on Tyneside rose on Wednesday amid claims that a breakthrough was seemingly imminent with Staveley’s PCP Capital Partners moving inexorably towards a £300million swoop. However, while a dialogue between the two parties is ongoing, it is…

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Travel 

Virtual Reality Is Allowing Us To See Some of the World’s Most Inaccessible Archaeological Sites

We often associate virtual reality (VR) with thrilling experiences we may never be able to have in real life – such as flying a jet fighter, exploring the oceans or going on a spacewalk. But researchers are also starting to use this technology to study and open up access to archaeological sites that are difficult to get to. An archaeological site can be inaccessible for a range of reasons. It might be in a remote location or on private property, the archaeological remains may be fragile, or it might just…

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Gaming 

AMD Has Cut the Performance of Some RX 560 GPUs

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. When AMD launched the RX 560 GPU, as an upgrade to the older RX 460, it upgraded the specs of the card slightly. Unlike the RX 580 and RX 570, which retained their GPU cores, texture units, and ROP configurations and simply targeted significantly higher clock speeds, the RX 560 actually changed the core configuration from 896:56:16 (RX 460) to 1024:64:16. Now, AMD has apparently changed its RX 560 configuration without giving any sign they…

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Why some people can hear this silent gif

Can you hear the gif below? Remember the white and gold dress that some internet users were certain was actually blue and black? Well, this time the dilemma being discussed online is whether you can hear anything in this silent animation of skipping pylons: Some people claim they can hear a thudding sound when the pylon hits the ground and the picture vibrates. The gif was created in 2008 by @IamHappyToast as part of a photoshop challenge on the boards of b3ta.com and has been circulating online since then –…

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New dengue vaccine could worsen disease in some people

Drugmaker Sanofi says that its dengue vaccine, the world’s first, should only be given to people who have previously been sickened by the virus, according to new long-term data. In a statement, Sanofi said it had recently examined six years of patient data. Scientists concluded that while the vaccine protects people against further infection if they’ve already been infected with dengue, that’s not the case for people who haven’t previously been sickened by the disease. “For those not previously infected by dengue virus…the analysis found that in the longer term,…

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On the Runway: In India, Ivanka Trump Tried on Some Fashion Diplomacy. Was it a Good Look?

Vanessa Friedman ON THE RUNWAY Where is the line between culturally appropriate dress and cultural appropriation? It was hard to look at Ivanka Trump’s wardrobe during her India trip this week and not ask the question. After all, from her opening mother-of-pearl embroidered jacket to her final kurta dress, she swerved from her usual pencil skirts and high heels to make her clothes part of the content of her communications. And there were many: two and a half days, six looks, all excitedly chronicled by local style watchers. Indeed, Ms….

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