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# Meltdown

Last year
# Regret
Germany's Zverev says meltdown was ‘worst moment of my life’
The Olympic gold medallist was thrown out of the Mexican Open last month.
# Meltdown
Rangers blow two-goal lead as Kaiyne Woolery stars for Motherwell
Alfredo Morelos and Fashion Sakala had the Glaswegians on course for victory until Woolery scored one goal and made another.
# the temper trap
Daniil Medvedev loses cool with umpire on way to Australian Open final
The world number two launched into an extraordinary rant at Jaume Campistol but recovered to win in four sets.
# Meltdown
Connacht blow an 11-point lead to lose to 14-man Stade in Paris
Andy Friend’s team led 31-20 entering the final quarter.
All time
# Meltdown
Final quarter charge sees Ospreys win away at Leinster for first time in nine years
Ospreys come from 19-3 down to record a stunning 24-19 victory.
# You can't be serious!
Kyrgios melts down and clashes with Irish chair umpire during defeat in Cincinnati
The fiery Aussie engaged in a running dialogue with official Fergus Murphy.
# Meltdown
Naomi Osaka wins US Open as Serena Williams implodes, labels the umpire 'a thief'
The US Open final descended to farce as Serena Williams’ outbursts overshadowed Naomi Osaka’s historic win.
# Meltdown
Ireland wilt in the heat as ruthless India show no mercy to seal series win
Graham Ford’s side narrowly avoid their heaviest-ever Twenty20 defeat at Malahide.
# Cyber Attack
Apple confirms all Mac and iOS devices affected by Meltdown and Spectre security flaws
The Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities could allow hackers to access sensitive data on most computers.
# security risks
Spectre and Meltdown: What you need to do to keep your computer safe
Patches have been issued to help protect against the flaws.
# Meltdown
Controversial tennis player Nick Kyrgios storms off court midway through match
The Australian fumed that he was “sick of this place” and walked off after losing a first set tie-break at the Shanghai Masters.
# Meltdown
Crisis hits Chinese Super League as 13 clubs face expulsion for failure to pay players
All but three of the top flight sides are accused of non-payment of salaries, bonuses, transfer fees and taxes.
# Meltdown
The true story behind the Chernobyl 'suicide squad' that saved Europe
Three men risked their lives by climbing into a pool of radioactive water in an attempt to stop an explosion that would have destroyed the entire plant.
# abandoned
Chilling two-minute video captures 'stunning decay' of Chernobyl exclusion zone
Chernobyl was the scene of the world’s worst nuclear disaster .
# Meltdown
Eircom says services are now stable after nationwide outage
The company said the problem impacted 5% of its daily call volume.
# Meltdown
Tiger Woods was in with a chance of a first win in more than 2 years but then he did this
Maybe he’s not quite back.
# dating apocalypse
Tinder is NOT happy with this Vanity Fair article. Not happy at all
It fired back in a series of tweets.
# Meltdown
Robert Allenby has a fan carry his bag after sacking his caddie mid-round
Yet another unbelievable Robert Allenby story.
# psyched out
Nick Kyrgios completely stopped trying during his Wimbledon meltdown today
The Australian also hugged a ball boy who did not appear to want a hug.
# It's Pronounced Nuc-ular
Remember iodine tablets? You won't be getting them again
But only because there threat of nuclear annihilation has receded. Yay.
# Deeper Underground
This robot just filmed what it's like inside a melted nuclear reactor
The Fukushima plant suffered a triple meltdown in 2011.
# Meltdown
Beauty pageant contestant rips crown off winner's head, instantly goes viral
Miss Congeniality she ain’t.
# Who Am I?
Dog sees its reflection in a mirror, has complete meltdown
# Feelings
8-year-old girl gets a puppy for her birthday, and reacts with brilliant emotion
BRB, sobbing.
# Meltdown
Goalline technology makes World Cup debut, leaves Twitter and BBC confused
The eventual prognosis was an own goal by goalkeeper Noel Valladares.
# Meltdown
Carragher and Neville had some choice words for Liverpool's leaky defence last night
The pundits questioned Brendan Rodgers’ tactics and the Reds’ central defensive pairing.
# Meltdown
Alec Baldwin goes batsh** on Twitter, threatens reporter
He wasn’t happy about an article in the Daily Mail.
# swoosh
Rory McIlroy’s terrible season is getting even worse
Nike’s poster boy is going to miss the cut if he doesn’t cop on.
Tennis player's epic rant includes hijacking a TV camera and threatening to retire
This dude lost his you-know-what.
# Plus ça change
Back again: Iceland re-elects the parties blamed for causing financial meltdown
Iceland’s voters flocked back to the two parties ousted in 2009 after presiding over the worst financial crisis ever to hit the country.
# Nuclear
Japan may scrap nuclear plant over seismic fault
Geologists say an existing Japanese nuclear plant may be sited over an active seismic fault – indicating that it will probably have to be scrapped.
# Japan
Japan's TEPCO admits downplaying tsunami risk
It said it had played down the risks to the facility of a tsunami for fear of the political, financial and cost to reputation.
# stage rage
Video: Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day loses it in on-stage rant
He was very, very angry.
Redknapp starts Pompey rescue mission... by ringing Kanu
‘It would be a disaster if this club went out of business,’ the former Fratton Park boss said today.
# Meltdown
One and done: Serena crashes out in French Open first round
World number 111 Virginie Razzano of France stunned the 13-time Grand Slam winner on a dramatic evening in Roland Garros.
# Meltdown
Nick Faldo: Tiger has lost his mind at the Masters
The three-time Augusta winner is no stranger to the art of exaggeration.
# Fail
Kim misses one-foot putt for major victory
Poised to clinch victory at the Kraft Nabisco Championship, the Korean whiffed a headline-grabbing wide.
# Meltdown
Stanley's cruel collapse hands Snedeker an unexpected win
A triple-bogey eight on the final hole cost Kyle Stanley his shot at the Farmers Insurance Open last night.
# Dangerous dave
You can not be serious: Nalbandian attacks 'stupid' umpire
The Argentine looked ready to edge an epic second round encounter with John Isner until the umpire intervened
# Japan
Nine months on, Japan says Fukushima nuclear plant is stable
Experts have noted the plant remains vulnerable to more problems and it will take decades to decommission following March’s devastating earthquake and tsunami.