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Why Brazil vs. Belgium Could Be the 'Best Game of the Tournament' Why Brazil vs. Belgium Could Be the 'Best Game of the Tournament'
- July 06, 2018

Brazil and Belgium will clash in Kazan for a place in the World Cup semi-finals and much of the attention will be on the world's most expensive player. However, Brazil did beat Belgium in the 2002 World Cup Round of 16 en route to its fifth, and most recent, world championship. At Euro 2016, heavily fancied Belgium was considered to be on the easier side of the draw to make the final but ended up being knocked out at the quarterfinal stage by Wales, which was in its first major ... (more...)
Netflix is testing a high-end Ultra service package Netflix is testing a high-end Ultra service package
- July 05, 2018

Rather than being able to watch Netflix content on four screens simultaneously as it stands now, Premium subscribers might only have support for two screens, while the new Ultra plan will come with support for four displays. Netflix users could soon have a new subscription plan to choose from. Notably, the Standard tier would also get to one stream from two. The ever-expanding company, which is now led by CEO Reed Hastings, has 125 million memberships in 190 countries. (more...)
Kawhi Leonard doesn’t want to play with LeBron James Kawhi Leonard doesn’t want to play with LeBron James
- July 05, 2018

A lot of people are as upset as Drake on his new album that Cousins signed a stunning one-year deal with the already loaded Golden State Warriors. While the 32-year-old point guard experienced something of a renaissance last season with the Pelicans and meets James' expressed preference for teammates who play with intelligence, he won't have the ball in his hands as much as he would like. (more...)
Sergio Ramos posted a attractive Instagram message after Spain lost to Russian Federation Sergio Ramos posted a attractive Instagram message after Spain lost to Russian Federation
- July 02, 2018

Rewarded with a sponsor's trophy, Akinfeev acknowledged the part played by an 78,000 crowd in Moscow: "I'm not the man of the match , the man of the match is our team - and our fans". England know their opponents in the last-16 after Colombia topped Group H. The South Americans reached the quarter-finals last time out and are clearly stronger than Japan, who came second in the group. (more...)
Brilliant Cavani brace fires Uruguay into last eight Brilliant Cavani brace fires Uruguay into last eight
- July 01, 2018

One player who could significantly help Uruguay in trying to contain Ronaldo is defender Jose Maria Gimenez, who missed the group stage finale with a thigh injury. Two-time world champion Uruguay hadn't reached the last eight at the World Cup since a fourth-place finish in 2010. Portugal started group play with thrilling comeback to tie 3-3 against Spain, with Ronaldo notching a hat trick and punching in the tying goal in the 88th minute. (more...)
Listen Drake Album Listen Drake Album "Scorpion" Feat. JAY-Z & Michael Jackson
- July 01, 2018

The popularity is likely helped by widespread promotion of the project. So that's new. Otherwise, Drake is content to rehash his familiar sorrows as he sleepwalks down the same melodic paths that's he's been following since 2011's "Take Care." Leading up to the release of Scorpion , rumours were running around that, among the many potential guest appearances on the album, was one by the late Michael Jackson . (more...)
Germany eliminated from World Cup group stage for first time since 1938 Germany eliminated from World Cup group stage for first time since 1938
- June 28, 2018

Germany coach Joachim Low insists Mesut Ozil was not the only player to produce a below-par performance in Wednesday's crucial World Cup defeat to South Korea after a suggestion the Arsenal star did not do all he could. Low has had 12 success-filled years at the helm, but the manner of Germany's World Cup exit has been pathetic and there are a multitude of reasons for that. (more...)
No, after you: Why England and Belgium may want to be second
- June 28, 2018

Romelu Lukaku is a doubt for Belgium's crucial World Cup top-of-the-table clash with England , report Sky Sports . That is, of course, not discounting Argentina's crop of Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero, Gonzalo Higuain and Javier Mascherano who are arguably facing their last shot at the big one in Russian Federation. (more...)
Joe Jackson is dead aged 89 Joe Jackson is dead aged 89
- June 28, 2018

Despite reports that Jackson's family was prohibited from seeing him, TMZ reported that his loved ones - including his children and his grandchildren - had been going to the hospital to spend time with him before his passing. Janet Jackson said her father only beat her once, but that they had a distant relationship. "I don't [regret the beatings]", he told her. Even amid all that talent, the Jackson 5 stood out. (more...)
Ambulance Rushes Heather Locklear to Hospital After Call for 'Overdose' Ambulance Rushes Heather Locklear to Hospital After Call for 'Overdose'
- June 26, 2018

Locklear, who was said to have been "heavily intoxicated" at the scene, is now being held on $20,000 bail. She then punched the officer who was trying to separate her from members of her family. Locklear did not talk to reporters as she left jail with her attorney. I love her and her family, and I just hope that she can really dig in and turn her life around. (more...)
Mexico wins again at World Cup, beats South Korea
- June 24, 2018

Mexico took the lead in the 26th minute from the penalty spot, after Jang Hyun-soo was penalised for handball when he went to ground to intercept a cross. Vela nearly turned provider two minutes later with a neat ball into Layun, but the former Watford man lashed his effort over from close range. The Taeguk Warriors of South Korea enter the Mexico contest with a seven-game World Cup winless streak. (more...)
Confirmed starting XI of Fifa World Cup 2018 Group C match Confirmed starting XI of Fifa World Cup 2018 Group C match
- June 22, 2018

ESPN's Steve Nicol believes Didier Deschamps only bares some of the blame for France lacking fluidity so far in the World Cup . French forward Kylian Mbappe scored the only goal for France in the 34th minute of the match. Giroud forced Deschamps into making a selection decision for this game after he had such an impact as a substitute in the 2-1 win against Australia. (more...)
Melania Trump dons 'I really don't care, do u?' jacket
- June 22, 2018

But in some sort of bizarrely insensitive fashion no-no, Melania chose to board the plane to the middle of a major human rights debate wearing a long green jacket that said "I don't really care, do u?" on the back. Melania said earlier through her spokesperson that she "hates" to see families separated at the border. Trump's jacket allows her to take control of the narrative, with President Donald Trump's base doubling down on their defense of the first lady and giving the right new ... (more...)
Rapper XXXTentacion Shot Dead In Florida Rapper XXXTentacion Shot Dead In Florida
- June 22, 2018

Authorities later confirmed the victim's identity to be XXXTentacion . Police said the 20-year-old was leaving the dealership when he was approached by two armed suspects. XXXTentacion recently earned his first No. 1 album on the all-genre Billboard 200 chart with ? Tributes to the controversial rapper have been pouring in from fellow musicians in the wake of his death. (more...)
Prince Louis christening details Prince Louis christening details
- June 22, 2018

Kensington Palace tweeted in honor of his first birthday as a dad of three (the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge welcomed their third child, Prince Louis , on April 23). Though royal christening services are private events, the family typically appears before the cameras on the way into and out of the chapel. It will be a small gathering similar to George's christening, to which only 22 guests were invited. (more...)
Prince Louis's christening: Kensington Palace names the date Prince Louis's christening: Kensington Palace names the date
- June 21, 2018

The Duchess of Sussex was following royal tradition. "Kate is on maternity leave reportedly until October", royal commentator Richard Fitzwilliams told Express . If his siblings' ceremonies are anything to go by, Prince Louis' christening will be a private affair. The first look at him was on the steps of St Mary's Hospital when William and Kate showed him off to the world hours after his birth, and the second glimpse was in two photos released to make Princess Charlotte's third ... (more...)
AMC Theaters Set to Challenge MoviePass With New $20 Subscription Plan AMC Theaters Set to Challenge MoviePass With New $20 Subscription Plan
- June 21, 2018

Theaters' war on MoviePass seemed to have reached a tenuous truce. Will you make the switch from MoviePass to Stubs A-List? And while AMC Stubs A-List only works at AMC locations, MoviePass can be used at pretty much any movie theater that accepts Mastercard. (more...)
Instagram hits one billion user mark and promises long video feature
- June 21, 2018

Instagram boasts that IGTV will feature videos from creators like Lele Pons , former Vine star King Bach , and Fortnite streamer Ninja, but like YouTube , it'll also allow for anyone to post videos. Once you open the IGTV app, content from individuals that you follow will automatically begin playing. "Right now we're focused on building engagement, and there are no ads on IGTV from Day One", Systrom said. (more...)
Meghan and Harry’s first official overseas visit revealed Meghan and Harry’s first official overseas visit revealed
- June 21, 2018

During the segment, Markle - who missed the royal wedding because of health concerns - added that he "absolutely wanted to walk my daughter down the aisle", but that he was recovering from heart surgery. "But I'm thankful for how it all went". However, in their phone conversations, Harry kept an open mind about Brexit as well as Trump, Markle said. "Our conversation was I was complaining I didn't like Donald Trump ", Markle shared of one conversation with the royal. (more...)
Star Wars Story spin-offs on hold Star Wars Story spin-offs on hold
- June 21, 2018

Weiss . Personally, I'd much rather have brand new stories with brand new characters, and if Lucasfilm is rethinking " Star Wars Story" movies, that could be exactly why, especially judging by the information that they are focusing on those brand new stories . (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo earns Portugal 1-0 win as Morocco’s hopes end Cristiano Ronaldo earns Portugal 1-0 win as Morocco’s hopes end
- June 20, 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo became Europe's all-time leading scorer in worldwide football as he registered in Portugal's 1-0 win over Morocco at the 2018 World Cup on Wednesday afternoon. This is a live blog for the Fifa World Cup 2018 which is updated round the clock . Federation Internationale de Football Association regulations, as well as the graphic content of the violent attack, mean that we can not show you the footage but Pepe will do well to recover in time for their final group game ... (more...)
Meghan Markle and Queen Elizabeth share a laugh at Cheshire outing Meghan Markle and Queen Elizabeth share a laugh at Cheshire outing
- June 19, 2018

Meghan wore her hair loose instead of the messy bun we've become accustomed to in recent times and although this look is rather understated, we really like it. THE QUEEN giggled, smiled and chatted with the Duchess of Sussex yesterday, their first public engagement together. But whether Meghan makes it on the shortlist or not, it's the first time a member of the royal family has been submitted for consideration for an Emmy Award for acting! " The queen gets to choose who she travels ... (more...)
A Riot Breaks Out In New Wonder Woman 1984 Set Video A Riot Breaks Out In New Wonder Woman 1984 Set Video
- June 18, 2018

Earlier this week, both Jenkins and Gadot shared some pictures from the production, including one of Chris Pine , which officially confirmed the return of Steve Trevor, and a photo of Diana Prince staring at a wall of TV screens. Kristen Wiig ( Bridesmaids ) will be playing Wonder Woman's nemesis Cheetah in the sequel. Charles Roven , Deborah Snyder , Zack Snyder , Patty Jenkins , Stephen Jones and Gal Gadot are producing the film. (more...)
Peru vs. Denmark - Football Match Report Peru vs. Denmark - Football Match Report
- June 18, 2018

The worry is that if Eriksen fails to get into the game, Denmark have no plan B. If Peru can stop him they have some fine attacking players of their own, all wearing an absolutely wonderful shirt. His 29th cap for Denmark , the opener was just Poulsen's fifth and brought the first time he had scored in consecutive games for his country, after netting 2-0 friendly win over Mexico. (more...)
Mexico City Celebrating 1-0 World Cup Win Triggers Artificial Earthquake Mexico City Celebrating 1-0 World Cup Win Triggers Artificial Earthquake
- June 18, 2018

In revitalising the side and finding the right blend, he ensured they were the first South American side to reach Russian Federation 2018. Mexico upset Germany , the defending champion, 1-0. Sunday's first game sees the 2014 World Cup's most surprising team Costa Rica take on Serbia in Samara. That could spell trouble for Switzerland as they take on Brazil in Group E on Sunday. (more...)
Swiss hold favourites Brazil after Coutinho stunner Swiss hold favourites Brazil after Coutinho stunner
- June 18, 2018

They foolishly offered him the chance to demonstrate his most spectacular quality, however, when a cross from Marcelo was cleared into the path of the Barcelona midfielder, who wrapped his right foot around the ball and delivered an irresistible finish to break the deadlock in the 20th minute. (more...)
Portugal earns draw with Spain behind Ronaldo’s hat trick Portugal earns draw with Spain behind Ronaldo’s hat trick
- June 17, 2018

That hat-trick was, incredibly, Ronaldo's 51st for club and country, as well as being the 51st scored at a World Cup . Spain emerged from the half playing keep away and in the 55th minute Diego Costa connected off a lovely set piece that started with a lob from David Silva to Busquets at the right post, who headed it over to Costa for the finish. (more...)
Rebel Wilson's defamation damages are dramatically cut Rebel Wilson's defamation damages are dramatically cut
- June 15, 2018

The articles falsely claimed she lied about her real name, age and childhood in a bid to make it in Hollywood. The actress was present for two days of arguments in court in Melbourne in mid-April, and told The Project at the time that the entire ordeal had been "awful". (more...)
Duchess Meghan Markle & Queen Elizabeth Avoid a Royal Mishap at Their Car Duchess Meghan Markle & Queen Elizabeth Avoid a Royal Mishap at Their Car
- June 15, 2018

The newlywed duchess , who married the Duke of Sussex in a star-studded ceremony in Windsor last month, was nervous, repeatedly touching her hair. Taking an overnight sleeper train , the pair arrived at Runcorn Station shortly before 11am, greeted by hundreds of bystanders and schoolchildren. (more...)
Reality star Farrah Abraham arrested at Beverly Hills hotel Reality star Farrah Abraham arrested at Beverly Hills hotel
- June 15, 2018

Saran tells HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY. " She was asking for it". Earlier in the day before the arrest, Farrah seemed to be enjoying her time at the same hotel, capturing a picture of herself with Mark Cuban and Australian actress Kate Neilson. (more...)
Kushner and Kardashian Win Pardon For Alice Johnson Kushner and Kardashian Win Pardon For Alice Johnson
- June 10, 2018

I've even been so honest to say, 'Look, Trump is the last person I thought that would've done this.' But he did. Kardashian revealed she initially contacted POTUS' daughter Ivanka Trump and was then connected to Ivanka's husband, Jared Kushner . (more...)
Jared Leto’s Joker Is Getting His Own Movie Jared Leto’s Joker Is Getting His Own Movie
- June 07, 2018

Now, Variety is reporting a completely different Joker movie is in the works, starring Suicide Squad's Joker , Jared Leto , which presumably will take place entirely in continuity. Plot details are now unknown, but the studio's idea is to expand on the world created by " Suicide Squad " and tie into future installments of that property. (more...)
Melania Trump Schedules First Appearance in Weeks-But the Press Won't Attend Melania Trump Schedules First Appearance in Weeks-But the Press Won't Attend
- June 05, 2018

Out of respect for the families, the White House did not allow journalists to cover the event, meaning the first lady was seen in the flesh only by the families and administration officials who attended. "Good to see her doing so well", said Ms Greene, whose father was killed in Iraq in 2004. The White House chose not to post any photos of Melania since her surgery. (more...)
New Rape Allegation Made Against Harvey Weinstein New Rape Allegation Made Against Harvey Weinstein
- June 05, 2018

CNN reports that Melissa Thompson joined the three other women who filed a class-action lawsuit against the infamous, disgraced Hollywood producer. "This firm has never represented Melissa Thompson and I personally never met with her or any of the other women named in the lawsuit", said Brafman. (more...)
Neymar to return from injury against Croatia Neymar to return from injury against Croatia
- June 04, 2018

Aside from Neymar's moment of magic, Brazil did add a second with the last kick of the contest as Roberto Firmino scored on his club ground to cap off the victory. Those fears largely disappeared Sunday when Neymar returned to action with smart dribbling, fluent passing and an impressive individual goal, which he celebrated with his surgeon. (more...)
Tiger Woods: Golf fans SLAM star after incredible Memorial Tournament recovery Tiger Woods: Golf fans SLAM star after incredible Memorial Tournament recovery
- June 04, 2018

DeChambeau wasn't even sure where he was when he finished because so many players worked their way up and down the leaderboard over the final two hours. Jutanugarn took the lead after Smith stumbled with back-to-back bogeys and then surged ahead with three straight birdies on the back nine. While that's typically when conditions are the toughest and setups the most penal, it's telling that in a season where he has exceeded almost every other expectation he still has struggled to put a charge ... (more...)
Early reactions to Kanye West's new album are an impressively mixed bag Early reactions to Kanye West's new album are an impressively mixed bag
- June 02, 2018

So far, a bunch of people who joined him in Wyoming - and anyone who tuned in for the livestream - are the only people who have listened to it. "Wife calling screaming saying we're about to lose it all I had to calm her down 'cos she couldn't breathe/I told her she could leave me now but she wouldn't leave ", he rapped. (more...)
Andrew Lincoln Is Leaving The Walking Dead in Season 9 Andrew Lincoln Is Leaving The Walking Dead in Season 9
- May 31, 2018

Rick Grimes is The Walking Dead , so I don't see how the show can continue without Andrew Lincoln . Over the last several seasons, TWD fans have had to cope with major character deaths, including fan favourites Glenn ( Steven Yeun ), Sasha (Sonequa Martin-Green) and Carl (Chandler Riggs ). (more...)
White House confirms Kim Kardashian West is visiting to discuss clemency case White House confirms Kim Kardashian West is visiting to discuss clemency case
- May 31, 2018

Johnson was convicted in 1996 for a first-time drug offense. Reality TV icon visits White House to meet former reality TV star now in Oval Office , but appears uncomfortable in odd photo posted on Trump's account. While Kardashian was a known supporter of Hilary Clinton during the 2016 U.S. election, her husband Kanye West has been vocal in his support for Trump, repeatedly wearing "Make America Great Again" merchandise and tweeting his controversial views. (more...)
New couple alert? Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas spark dating rumours New couple alert? Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas spark dating rumours
- May 30, 2018

Priyanka and Nick were first seen together a year ago at the MET Gala . Recently Priyanka and Nick were seen attending the Beauty and the Beast concert in Hollywood along with a LA Dodgers game. Chopra later told Jimmy Kimmel of the red-carpet photo opp, "We were both wearing Ralph Lauren and we chose to go together and have fun". " It's a good match and they are both interested in each other ". (more...)
Stars Wars: 20 Worst Franchise Moments (So Far) Stars Wars: 20 Worst Franchise Moments (So Far)
- May 29, 2018

That might sound harsh-especially as I personally really liked Solo-but there is no way to spin the movie falling well short of expectations with an opening three-day weekend that looks to be about $83.3 million and a four-day weekend that is closer to $101 million (as per official studio estimates). (more...)
We're Getting a BOBA FETT Movie From The Director of LOGAN We're Getting a BOBA FETT Movie From The Director of LOGAN
- May 27, 2018

James Mangold is writing and will direct a Star Wars stand-alone movie centered on Boba Fett , the feared bounty hunter and fan-favorite character, The Hollywood Reporter has exclusively learned . At the moment, Mangold's Boba Fett film looks like it could have more momentum. Fett succeeded in his mission and took Han Solo back to Jabba's Palace, where he would meet an untimely end in the Sarlac Pitt. (more...)
NFL Owners Terrified Of Trump NFL Owners Terrified Of Trump
- May 25, 2018

Trump spoke to "Fox & Friends" in an interview that aired Thursday. However, as a compromise for players who may not want to stand, the league offered players the opportunity to stay in the locker room for the anthem. It wouldn't be wise to neglect anything that POTUS says, so the league and team owners made a decision to react as they are quite scared of what Mr. (more...)
What's the biggest obstacle to Trump's summit with Kim Jong Un? Trump What's the biggest obstacle to Trump's summit with Kim Jong Un? Trump
- May 23, 2018

South Korean President Moon Jae-in reminded Trump Tuesday of the sky-high stakes, saying, "The fate and the future of the Korean Peninsula hinge" on the meeting. How did the mood sour last week? Pompeo says previous USA administrations had been "fooled before and we can't permit that to happen again". Pyongyang then accused US National Security Adviser John Bolton of making "reckless statements" for his suggestion that the North could follow a "Libya model" of denuclearisation . (more...)
Amazon draws fire for selling face recognition to law enforcement Amazon draws fire for selling face recognition to law enforcement
- May 23, 2018

The company has already deployed Rekognition-powered services in a number of U.S. states, it's reported , automating the identification of "people of interest " from multiple cameras spread across cities. This is something body camera manufacturers are already considering, and licensing an established product is far easier than building one from the ground up. (more...)
US Warns Citizens in China After 'Abnormal' Sound Injures Worker US Warns Citizens in China After 'Abnormal' Sound Injures Worker
- May 23, 2018

A United States Government employee in southern China has reported suffering from "abnormal" sounds and pressure leading to a mild brain injury, the USA embassy said - recalling similar experiences among American diplomats in Cuba. Charles Rosenfarb, the State Department's medical director, told a Senate subcommittee in January that the employees "associated the onset of these symptoms to their exposures with unusual sounds or auditory sensations". (more...)
Police Firing at anti-sterlite protesters pre-planned? Police Firing at anti-sterlite protesters pre-planned?
- May 23, 2018

Rajendran. Rahul Gandhi, leader of the opposition Indian National Congress party, called the incident "state sponsored terrorism". Tuticorin : In an absolutely shocking video, a Tamil Nadu policeman aimed his weapon at protesters, demonstrating against the Sterlite Copper Smelting plant in Tuticorin , from the top of a white-coloured police van and fired at them. (more...)
Does 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' have an opening crawl? Does 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' have an opening crawl?
- May 17, 2018

Solo: A Star Wars Story is still a little over a week away from hitting theaters, but the first reviews hit the web yesterday , and you'll find that one character everyone can't stop raving about is Lando Calrissian . Whatever your opinion of The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi , they were full of gorgeous, memorable shots. Unlike " Rogue One ", however, the audience isn't just plopped into the middle of a scene on an unknown planet. (more...)
'Hats Off': Senior Prank Earns High Praise From Police 'Hats Off': Senior Prank Earns High Praise From Police
- May 17, 2018

Not everyone loves a good senior prank, but apparently a high school in Wisconsin does. "Now what are we going to do with it?" Pusko said he wanted to promote senior pranks, because they can be a great laugh when they are done right without causing any harm. (more...)
Buhari greets Muslims on Ramadan fast Buhari greets Muslims on Ramadan fast
- May 17, 2018

The date of the Ramadan is confirmed once the moon is spotted. The end of the Ramadan is also marked by the sighting of the new moon only. The sultanate's Ministry of Endowments and Religious Affairs said last Monday that the holy month would fall on Thursday, May 17 due to concerns the moon would not be visible nationwide on Tuesday evening next week. (more...)