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Man City Star Bernardo Silva Charged By FA With Improper Conduct For Sending Racially Insensitive Tweet To Team-Mate Benjamin Mendy

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Manchester City midfielder, Bernardo Silva has been charged by the FA with improper conduct after sending a racially insensitive tweet to his team-mate Benjamin Mendy. 

Last month, the Portuguese footballer compared Mendy to the mascot of Spanish confectionery brand Conguitos before deleting the Twitter post 45 minutes later after he was condemned by many.

Man.City star Bernardo Silva charged by FA with improper conduct for sending racially insensitive tweet to team-mate Benjamin Mendy

A statement from the governing body on Wednesday morning read: ‘Bernardo Silva has been charged with misconduct for a breach of FA Rule E3 in relation to a social media post on September 22, 2019.

‘It is alleged that the Manchester City player’s activity breaches FA Rule E3(1) as it was insulting and/or improper and/or brought the game into disrepute.

‘It is further alleged that the activity constitutes an ‘aggravated breach’, which is defined in FA Rule E3(2), as it included reference, whether expressed or implied, to race and/or colour and/or ethnic origin.

‘The midfielder has until 9 October 2019 to provide a response,’ as he potentially faces a six-game ban.

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New footage Of Kobe Bryant’s Helicopter Circling ‘Aggressively’ Overhead Before Deadly Crash Surfaces | WATCH

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New footage of Kobe Bryant’s helicopter circling ‘aggressively’ overhead before it crashed has surfaced online.

A witness who captured the moment took to Twitter to share the video of the helicopter circling over Glendale, California, just 30 minutes before the Sikorsky S-76 crashed into a hillside in Calabasas, northwest of Los Angeles on Sunday.

‘I try and video /photograph all the weird stuff happening above my house in Glendale,CA. Unfortunately this morning I didn’t realize I was filming the helicopter Kobe Bryant, his daughter and others were in 31 minutes before they crashed . RIP,’ a Twitter user with the handle @theironlydreams wrote.

Another tweet from the same user claimed that the pilot was performing a very ”aggressive circling maneuver,” that’s why he went outside to film because it was so loud. He added that he ‘observed 1 or 2 circles’ before filming.

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According to the Today show, the man’s home has been verified as being under the flight path of the Sikorsky S-76B chopper.

The NBA legend, 41, and his daughter, Gianna, 13, were killed along with seven others in the Helicopter crash on Sunday, January, 26, 2020.

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Coronavirus: Cure In Sight As Australian Scientists Recreate Virus

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A cure seems to be in sight for the deadly coronavirus after a team of Australian scientists announced that they have recreated the virus.

The breakthrough annoucement made by researchers at the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity in Melbourne on Wednesday January 29, is expected to quicken the creation of a vaccine.

Doherty Institute Deputy Director, Mike Catton told reporters that they will share the sample which was grown from an infected patient with the World Health Organization and laboratories around the world.

He said;

“We’ve planned for an incident like this for many, many years and that’s really why we were able to get an answer so quickly. This is a step, it’s a piece of the puzzle that we have contributed.”

The recent coronavirus outbreak has killed 132 people in China and infected close to 6,000, after the flu-like virus broke out in the central Chinese city of Wuhan at the end of 2019. Though no death has been reported outside China, there are at least 47 cases confirmed in 16 other countries including in Thailand, France, the US and Australia.

While Chinese authorities said the virus can be trasnsmitted during its incubation period, WHO insisted that it remains unclear whether it is contagious before symptoms appear. WHO added that the incubation period can range from two to 10 days.

Commenting on how the virus is being transmitted, Dr Catton said;

“An antibody test will enable us to retrospectively test suspected patients so we can gather a more accurate picture of how widespread the virus is, and consequently, among other things, the true mortality rate.

“It will also assist in the assessment of effectiveness of trial vaccines.”

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Man Spotted Wearing A Motorbike Helmet On-Board A Flight Over Fear Of Coronavirus

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A worried passenger was pictured wearing a motorbike helmet on-board a flight from China to Australia over the fear of the deadly coronavirus outbreak.

Picture of the man’s attire was shared online by others on the flight from Shanghai to Perth on Wednesday morning.

Those who landed in Perth about 9.30 am on the nine-hour China Eastern flight also had to stay in their seats while officials sprayed around them, one passenger said.

‘When I transferred in Shanghai I did not see anyone in the airport without a mask,’ passenger Marina Jambrina told The West Australian.

‘There was one guy wearing a [motorcycle] helmet,’ another passenger John Fu said.

The deadly coronavirus has left 131 people dead, with confirmed infections at around 5,568 across the world.

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