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Knee injury rules Bailly out of 2019 AFCON

Manchester United are facing a defensive selection headache after confirming Eric Bailly has been ruled out for their remaining two games with a knee ligament injury suffered against Chelsea at the weekend. United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer revealed after the match that the 25-year-old would not feature again for his club this season and the damage is severe enough to mean Bailly can not take part in Ivory Coast's matches in Egypt when the 2019 continental tournament begins in June.

Manchester United keen on Oblak as De Gea replacement in summer

Speaking after the game to the club's official website , United manager Solskjaer gave an update on the Ivory Coast international's condition: "He will need a scan tomorrow but I don't think it is the worst knee injury you can have". I'm not in charge of the market, so I can not answer these questions". The goal came just before half-time, levelling the scoreboard following Juan Mata's 11th minute opener and very much sucking the wind out of an expectant home fanbase who are now ...

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4 dead as Hurricane Florence drenches the Carolinas

ET. More than 500,000 homes and businesses are without electricity in North and SC . Along the coast, floodwaters have been hitting inland towns near rivers that normally discharge into the ocean. There's still a threat from rising tides, Risty-Davis says . Preparing for the worst, about 9,700 National Guard troops and civilians were deployed with high-water vehicles, helicopters and boats that could be used to pluck people from the floodwaters.

Hurricane Florence lashing Carolinas with heavy rain, flooding

A weather station in Atlantic Beach recorded a total of 12.73 inches for a 24-hour period. Coastal towns in the Carolinas were largely empty, and schools and businesses closed as far south as Georgia. Cheryl Browning lives with her husband and son, who has terminal cancer, in Richlands, North Carolina . Soren Rundquist, Environmental Working Group's director of spatial analysis, said if the rainfall projections hold up, the flood waters will simply take what was sprayed on the fields with ...