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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

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...]

Kanye West confirms he's bipolar on new album "Ye"

West reportedly shelled out $85,000 to license it, according to Rolling Stone . Brown, who was married to Houston from 1992 to 2007, said, "Something should happen to Kanye. NY rap veteran Nas and Pusha-T agree on the same thing - Ye is fire. "Not to be divisive, but I'm of a different mindset when it comes to situations like this", Gary Michael Houston , the son of Houston's older broth... [Full Article...]

Trump weighs in as backlash against ‘racist’ Roseanne Barr continues

Trump weighs in as backlash against ‘racist’ Roseanne Barr continues Jarrett revealed that Bob Iger , the head of ABC parent company Disney , telephoned her personally to tell her the network was cancelling the show . This last tweet she noticed seems to suggest that the Obama couple may have something to do with the cancelation of Roseanne because she mocked their Netflix deal before. [Full Article...]

World reacts to reappearance of 'murdered' Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko

World reacts to reappearance of 'murdered' Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko At the news conference in Kyiv where they revealed the plot, Babchenko emerged to gasps and applause from reporters, who were dumbstruck by the news. Video shared on Twitter by Radio Free Europe's Russian service shows his ATR colleagues rejoicing in cheers and disbelief at seeing Babchenko alive. [Full Article...]

White House says Trump is not defending Roseanne Barr

White House says Trump is not defending Roseanne Barr ABC chose to cancel "Rosanne" on Tuesday and then suspended its "For Your Consideration" Emmy campaign the following day. Barr was his headache then; he recalled having to go to her home where she was holed up with Tom Arnold for a few weeks and refusing to work in 1994, and coax her out. [Full Article...]

First Lady Melania Trump Says She's 'Feeling Great' After Surgery

First Lady Melania Trump Says She's 'Feeling Great' After Surgery Ever since she had kidney surgery on May 14, Melania has been off the radar despite returning to the White House days later. She spent six days at Walter Reed Military Hospital before it was announced that she would be heading home to the White House . [Full Article...]

DICE teams with NVIDIA for Battlefield V on the PC

DICE teams with NVIDIA for Battlefield V on the PC Battlefield 5 takes players back to the lesser known stories of World War II. Battlefield V takes things back to where the series began its journey, which is the World War 2 and this is Dice's new take on it. The game is set for release on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on October 19, 2018. Dice is not going to release a premium pass for Battlefield V and all players will get access to all ... [Full Article...]

Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano Threatens Crucial Israeli-Owned Power Plant

Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano Threatens Crucial Israeli-Owned Power Plant GLISTIN was created to monitor ice sheets, but it can also detect changes in the Kilauea landscape caused by the outburst, agency officials said. The Puna Geothermal Venture in Hawaii is secure, and if lava did encroach on it the danger of a toxic gas release is "very low", authorities said. [Full Article...]

The 'Stache Is Not Back in the Magnum PI Reboot Trailer

The 'Stache Is Not Back in the Magnum PI Reboot Trailer The verdict is still out on when the new 13-episode season will air, but CBS did reveal that the series has secured the Thursdays at 9:30 p.m. slot. and Amber Stevens West. It's said to be inspired by an experience of pop star Harry Styles, who's also one of the show's producers. CBS also announced two dramas and a comedy on the bench for midseason. [Full Article...]


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