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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady fired back at the NFL upholding a four-game ban on him in the "Deflate-gate" saga, taking to Facebook on Wednesday to defend himself. "I am very disappointed by the NFL's decision to uphold the 4 game suspension against me," Brady posted on his Facebook page. One of the most high-profile athletes in American sport, Brady was found by Goodell to have been at least "generally aware" of a plot by Patriots staff to improperly reduce the air pressure of balls used by Brady during the American Conference final against Indianapolis earlier this year.
By Estelle Shirbon and Dominique Vidalon LONDON/PARIS (Reuters) - A Sudanese man died on Wednesday as migrants desperate to enter Britain from France stormed the channel tunnel entrance, prompting governments in both countries to promise to beef up security there. Freight and passenger traffic through the rail tunnel has been severely disrupted as migrants camped out in shanty towns in the Calais area have repeatedly tried to board trucks and trains travelling from France to Britain. France said it was sending 120 more police officers to the site while Britain said it was pressing ahead with erecting a nine-foot (three-metre) fence to protect the terminal.