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Prince Louis to be christened July 9: Palace

Prince Louis to be christened July 9: Palace The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have announced that Prince Louis will be christened on Monday July 9. Details of Prince Louis' christening have been announced by Kensington Palace. On the maternal side, Kate's parents Carole and Michael Middleton, her younger brother James and her younger sister Pippa, who is pregnant with her first child, will be present. [Full Article...]

Rapper XXXTentacion, 20, has died after being shot in Florida, police confirm

Rapper XXXTentacion, 20, has died after being shot in Florida, police confirm They later confirmed the victim's identity as Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, aka XXXTentacion . The rapper, whose lyrics were filled with insecurity and whose real life was repeatedly marred by violence, was gunned down in his black BMW i8, in broad daylight near a motorcycle store in Deerfield Beach north of Miami, the Broward County sheriff's department said. [Full Article...]

Star Wars Story Movies Reportedly On Hold

Star Wars Story Movies Reportedly On Hold Solo told the origin story of franchise favourite smuggler Han Solo , with Alden Ehrenreich stepping into the role made famous by Harrison Ford, who's older version of the character was killed off in The Force Awakens . Also, despite announcing a Boba Fett standalone movie right before Solo hit theaters, it now appears that the company is pumping the brakes on that as well . [Full Article...]

Prince William, Kate Middleton Announce Prince Louis' Christening Service

In 2013, Prince Louis' older brother, Prince George, was also christened by Welby at the Chapel Royal . "If you look back at the birth of Princess Charlotte, she was born on May 2 and her christening was July 5", said Jess Ilse , editorial assistant at the Royal Central. [Full Article...]

Instagram just declared war on YouTube with a new longform-video app

Commenting on this, CEO Kevin Systrom said that " Instagram is now a global community of one billion!" Today, Instagram announced that it has one billion active monthly users. This is a major accomplishment - so from all of us at Instagram , thank you! "What we have always done really well is remain a neutral platform that connects people to their audience and their friends", Systrom said. [Full Article...]

U.S. rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida

U.S. rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida Shortly after news of his untimely death at age 20 , fans on social media began circulating a recent live video he posted to Instagram , where he discussed what he wanted for his legacy should he "die a tragic death". He also has several songs that have been declared platinum, including "Changes", "Roll in Peace" with fellow rapper Kodak Black and "Look at Me!" We will keep you guys updated... [Full Article...]

Meghan Markle conforms to royal dress code for first Ascot appearance

Meghan Markle conforms to royal dress code for first Ascot appearance Before his heart attack and subsequent surgery, Thomas made headlines after getting caught staging paparazzi photos of himself. As well as marking the first day of the races, it's Harry and Meghan's one month anniversary of being husband and wife, so the champagne will no doubt be flowing in the royal enclosure. [Full Article...]

Five big moments from the show — MTV Movie Awards

Five big moments from the show — MTV Movie Awards Her role in the movie sparked a wave of sexist and racist harassment online by fans seemingly aggravated by Star Wars's diversified casting. Her strong message comes days after she deleted her Twitter account after she became the target of trolls, who flooded the platform with homophobic memes which attributed hateful comments and beliefs about the LGBTQ community to her. [Full Article...]

Mexico Celebrations Set Off Earthquake Detectors After Victory Over Germany

Mexico Celebrations Set Off Earthquake Detectors After Victory Over Germany On both those occasions, they had tried to seize control; snatch the possession and put their stamp on the game only to leave spaces for their opponents to exploit and punish them. A statement released by SIMMSA said: "The quake detected in Mexico City originated artificially". "We played with bravery when it was needed and defended with all our hearts, I think we need to give the credit where... [Full Article...]

Messi misses penalty as Iceland hold Argentina to 1-1 draw

Messi misses penalty as Iceland hold Argentina to 1-1 draw Alfred Finnbogason netted following Sergio Aguero's first World Cup goal . Both teams jockeyed for possessions, until halftime presided with both teams looking ahead carte blanche. "It was the advantage", he said. Argentina did play with some urgency getting to the end of the game but it was too little, too late. For now, the Icelanders will savour what they richly deserved. [Full Article...]

Duchess Meghan and the Queen mark Grenfell Tower fire anniversary

Duchess Meghan and the Queen mark Grenfell Tower fire anniversary The train has been dubbed a "palace on wheels" and the features an office, sleeping quarters and dining areas. He added about Markle, "She was really calm considering it was her first official engagement with the boss". They then visited the Storyhouse cultural centre in Chester, to meet a group helping Syrian refugees, watch a performance by a dance theatre group called Fallen Angels, for peop... [Full Article...]

Los Angeles DA reviewing sexual assault case against Sylvester Stallone

Los Angeles DA reviewing sexual assault case against Sylvester Stallone They also provided no timetable for the review. Santa Monica Police started to look into the allegations against Stallone in November. In December, Stallone vehemently denied sexual assaulting anyone through his attorney Martin Singer. A spokesperson for Stallone did not immediately comment. "We have already notified the police that my client wants to file a claim against the woman for filin... [Full Article...]

Robert De Niro drops F-bomb against Trump at the Tony Awards

Robert De Niro drops F-bomb against Trump at the Tony Awards The show will also feature a special performance from the 2017 Tony Award-winning musical Dear Evan Hansen . The actor and frequent critic of President Donald Trump used his appearance on the Broadway award show to deliver a succinct and biting remark to Trump. [Full Article...]

Fans pay tribute to Bourdain at star's restaurant

Fans pay tribute to Bourdain at star's restaurant I really can't talk about him. "It is the whole family of French gastronomy that joins me, to renew our deep friendship to our bereaved American brothers", he added. But it was Bourdain's writing that first cemented his place as a storyteller. Bourdain was born in New York City and raised in Leonia, New Jersey. [Full Article...]

Amazon break Sky Sports-BT Sport Premier League duopoly

Amazon break Sky Sports-BT Sport Premier League duopoly Amazon secured rights to show English Premier League soccer matches, a deal which makes the e-commerce giant the first internet streaming service to buy live rights in Britain. Facebook made a major bid previous year to stream cricket matches from the Indian Premier League and is streaming Major League Baseball games, while Twitter has streamed baseball and professional hockey games. [Full Article...]

Ways to protect your own privacy with Amazon's Alexa

Ways to protect your own privacy with Amazon's Alexa You can also get a live look in the Echo Look app or have the device take a six-second video so you can see yourself from every angle. But instead of tucking away behind the TV, the Fire TV Cube-which is, indeed a cube-is created to sit out in the open, and has a far-field microphone array and speaker for hands-free Alexa voice commands. [Full Article...]

Kohli named in Forbes' list of highest-paid athletes

Kohli named in Forbes' list of highest-paid athletes The annual roundup of highest paid sportspeople has included at least one woman , and as many as three, since it was extended from 50 athletes to 100 in 2010, according to Forbes . The Forbes data reveals that the 100 highest-paid athletes earned a collective $3.8bn (£2.84bn) during the past 12 months - that's a 23% increase from the previous year. [Full Article...]

Where is Melania Trump? Mystery as public absence extends to 22 days

Where is Melania Trump? Mystery as public absence extends to 22 days Mrs. Trump stayed behind Friday when President Donald Trump , his daughters, eldest son and son-in-law went to the Camp David retreat for the weekend. Melania Trump came home six days later, on a Saturday, but her arrival wasn't witnessed by reporters on site. Melania Trump attended the G7 meeting in Italy previous year. [Full Article...]

Brazil 2 Croatia 0: Neymar makes decisive return

Brazil 2 Croatia 0: Neymar makes decisive return Brazil , who became the first team to qualify for the World Cup in March, face Austria next Sunday before starting their Group E campaign against Switzerland on 17 June. On a swift counter-attack, Neymar collected a pass from Philippe Coutinho on the edge of Croatia's area, darting towards goal and beating three defenders before switching the ball from his left to right foot. [Full Article...]

Tiger settles for final-round 72 at Memorial

Tiger settles for final-round 72 at Memorial DeChambeau, ranked 38th in the world, kick-started his push to the top of the board with birdies at the fifth and seventh holes. His skills were on display again on Friday, during the second round of the Memorial Tournament . But DeChambeau's effort missed on the low side, setting up a three-man playoff that sent the three players back to the 18th tee. "I think I just (stunk) on it for a long... [Full Article...]


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