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SBS to broadcast World Cup for two days amid Optus outrage


The debacle became a political row, with Prime Minister entering the fray to criticise Optus failure to adequately prepare for the broadcast. "As I say, from the conversation I've had with Optus, they sound very confident that it's down to a very small number of users". Read More »

Seth MacFarlane Says He’s ‘Embarrassed’ to Work for Fox

MacFarlane, in his quote-tweet, went off on Carlson for peddling "fringe sh-t". Tucker said to his viewers that they shouldn't listen to any narratives pandered by mainstream news media, possibly even referring to the one he works for. Said the Ted 2 director, "This is fringe shit, and it's business like this that makes me embarrassed to work for this company". Whoever winds up with those prizes, Fox News and the Fox broadcast network will remain together as the cornerstones of the "New Fox" ... Read More »

Oprah Details Her Meeting With Meghan Markle’s Mom Doria Ragland: ‘No Interview’


Speaking with ET, Winfrey cleared up rumors that she hosted Ragland at her home in the hopes of scoring an interview with her. "The story was that Meghan's mom had come to my house and she left laden with gifts", Winfrey said. They also practiced yoga and dined on kumquats. "If cumquats can get you an interview, I'm all for it!" To start with, Winfrey had asked Ragland to bring her yoga mat for the get together - "in case we just want to do yoga on the lawn", she explained of her reasoning. Read More »

Dutch 'Pink Pop' festival: One dead in bus hit-and-run


The driver and the vehicle, described as a white Fiat Doblo van, are being hunted by police. The driver fled following the incident at about 4:00 am (0200 GMT) by the Pinkpop Festival in the southern town of Landgraaf, near the German border. Read More »

Duchess Meghan makes first joint appearance with queen


The Duchess opted a chic cream dress which featured flared sleeves. Meghan , who married the monarch's grandson in a glittering ceremony at her Windsor Castle home last month, will travel by the Royal Train to northwest England for a day of events. Read More »

US Open: Phil Mickelson celebrates at scene of third-round meltdown


Mickelson has had a rough tournament - he was +10 at the time and finished the day at +17 overall - and his putting in particular was way off. And I would gladly take the two shots over continuing that display. "The ball was going to go off in a bad spot", he said. According to one USGA rule, Mickelson could have been disqualified for the move if it had been determined that he had gained a "significant advantage". Read More »

Tunisia fear England's "most unsafe weapon" Alli

The Tottenham playmaker was singled out as the danger man by Maaloul as they prepare to face England in Volgograd . "I am conscious of that when I was a player, there were moments before the game when I thought: "All the manager can do now is f*** it up for me and put me off my game" - because I was ready and didn't want to hear too much more", he told reporters. Read More »

Kolarov's stunner hands Serbia victory over Costa Rica

That was to prove the only goal of a fractious and largely ho-hum affair. Unsurprisingly, it was also enough to land Kolarov the " man of the match " honours, which he seemed fairly delighted about... There was a late scuffle as Nemanja Matic tried to take the ball off a member of the Costa Rican staff on the sidelines, before a VAR red-card review saw Aleksandar Prijovic booked for a separate incident, but Serbia held on with relative ease for a potentially priceless win. Read More »

Khloe Kardashian Returns Home To California With Tristan Thompson


She moved there to be with Tristan Thompson ahead of the birth of their first child. She documented the triumphant return on Snapchat , showing off the gifts laid out for her. There was also a snapshot of True holding her dad's finger simply captioned, " Happy Father's Day ". The beauty boss' disdain towards the father of her new niece isn't totally unexpected as an insider recently told PEOPLE that the Kar-Jenners still haven't forgiven Thompson for his cheating ways. Read More »

Blink 182 cancel Vegas shows for Travis Barker’s health


Blink-182 announced it would have to postpone this weekend's shows after Travis Barker [middle] suffered from blood clots in both of his arms. "Friends, Travis Barker is suffering from blood clots in both arms and unfortunately can not perform until cleared to do so by his medical team", the rock group, which also includes vocalist and bassist Mark Hoppus and guitarist Matt Skiba, began in a lengthy text-post statement. Read More »

Stella McCartney to sell £3,500 replicas of Meghan’s wedding reception dress


A select few will receive a personal invitation from McCartney herself. Stella McCartney is releasing a limited edition of Meghan's reception dress. McCartney first spoke of her pride at designing the dress in an interview with WWD the day after the wedding . As reported by People magazine, the Duchess of Sussex proudly told Sharon Briscoe from Wales that she is indeed loving married life. Read More »

Brooks Koepka wins the US Open golf title

That won't help players such as Rickie Fowler, who started his day at 2 over par and in the leader board's top five - then proceeded to shoot a 84. If Johnson builds on his advantage, it's likely that the 118th U.S. Instead, he went 4-over through the first 12 holes and had a major collapse on hole 13. Mickelson raised his arms and began a mock celebration after his par on Sunday. Read More »

Things to Leave Off Your Father’s Day Gift List


So, in honor of Father's Day and all the wonderful dad figures in our lives, I have gathered 25 hilarious dad-related tweets for you to laugh at over beers. About the data: The data for this story comes from Pew Research Center, U.S. Census Bureau's 2014 Survey of Income and Program Participation and 2017 Current Population Survey . Read More »

Prince Harry catches Meghan Markle after she stumbles in heels


Celia looked absolutely stunning in a white dress with lace detailing and she wore the same tiara - the Spencer tiara - that Princess Diana did when she Wednesday Prince Charles. Prince Harry was ever the gentleman as he caught Meghan Markle after she stumbled in her heels on Saturday. It's just one more tangible, real-life example of this couple supporting each other in every conceivable way. Read More »

Parents face huge bill after kid damages sculpture


Surveillance video captures Sarah's 5-year-old son hugging a sculpture on display before it topples over on top of him. "We heard a bunch of commotion and I thought, 'Whose yelling at my son?'" Goodman told KSHB News. The accident happened last month, but the family received a letter from an insurance company this week seeking damages for the artwork, which was reportedly valued at $US132,000 ($177,000). Read More »

John Legend Sends Paul Ryan a Father's Day Message: 'F**k You'


Normally, something as seemingly inane as a self-reflective Father's Day post wouldn't receive backlash. Legend and his wife, model Chrissy Teigen, have been outspoken critics of President TrumpDonald John TrumpSunday Shows preview: Lawmakers, Trump allies discuss Russian Federation probe, migrant family separation Seth McFarlane: Fox News makes me "embarrassed" to work for this company 'Art of the Deal' co-author: Trump would act like Kim Jong Un if he had the same powers MORE's ... Read More »

The Undertaker Appears At Post Malone Concert, Smashes Guitar On Stage


His most recent album, Beerbongs and Bentleys , was a chart-topper although fans of the rapper were split on how they felt about the project. The Undertaker is mostly working on a much-lighter schedule with the WWE these days and occasionally competes at the big WWE live events and pay-per-views such as WWE's biggest annual event of the year, WrestleMania. Read More »

Nicole Kidman as Queen Atlanna in 'Aquaman'


The hype for Aquaman is starting to reach fever pitch and DC fans are anxiously awaiting the first trailer, which again, should drop any day now, especially since these new images have been officially released. Chase Meridian. They're likely meeting about Orm's plot to unite the seven kingdoms against the surface world that, quite frankly, treats the ocean like garbage. Read More »

Saudi Arabia players face 'penalty' after disastrous World Cup defeat


The game was held one day after Russia's opener which saw the hosts thrash Saudi Arabia 5-0, with the 22-year-old midfielder getting his name on the score sheet after scoring the fifth goal from a free-kick. The Russians now top Group A with three points, while Saudi Arabia are rooted to the bottom, with Egypt and Uruguay to play tomorrow. Having lost several key players to injury before the World Cup, the loss of Dzagoev to what appeared to be a hamstring pull halfway through the ... Read More »

Video Shows Banksy Print Being Stolen From Unauthorized Exhibit in Toronto


The stolen piece is " Trolley Hunters ", which depicts a group of Indigenous people stalking shopping carts in tall grass, said Corey Ross, president of Starvox Entertainment, a company that helped put on the show. Exhibition of works by Banksy, where you can see sculptures, screen printing, paintings and multimedia elements, will last until July 11. "It's now hanging in gallery 3". Read More »

Jimmy v the blobfish: Cruz and Kimmel trash-talk before shooting hoops


Here are some of the highlights from the lead up to the game, which will take place Saturday at 2:30 Houston at the Health and Physical Education Arena on the Texas State campus, according to ABC13. Cruz first challenged Kimmel to the game during the National Basketball Association playoffs in May. Ted didn't go for that part but asked him to play to 10, 21 or 50 (by ones) and from there, they agreed and set the date. Read More »

Scotty McCreery marries longtime girlfriend Gabi Dugal in North Carolina


For more from McCreery's interview, watch Certified Country below. You can head over to People .com to see photos from their wedding. He proposed while hiking in North Carolina, inspiring his current single, "This Is It". "I've been planning this moment for so long that it feels surreal for it to have finally happened", the singer said in a news release at the time of his proposal. Read More »

Livescore: Result of Brazil vs Switzerland


Switzerland have never made it past the quarter-finals of a World Cup and will be looking to spring a surprise. The game slowed down a bit after the opening goal as Switzerland controlled the flow of the game and Brazil seemed content to sit back in defence. Read More »

Gisele Bundchen recalls Tom Brady's candlelit proposal


The 37-year-old strutted her stuff down the runway for 20 years, and retired from that lifestyle just three years ago. "My intention was simply to express that I come from an older generation and am not technologically savvy", her statement said. Read More »

Earthquake Detected in Mexico City After Hirving Lozano's Goal vs. Germany


Fresh from winning yet another Champions League title with Real Madrid , Toni Kroos is likely to start in the centre of midfield for Die Mannschaft against Mexico . But Germany responded, Kimmich threading a pass to Timo Werner who lashed a low shot across goal and beyond the far post from a tight angle. Lozano reveled in the space left for him on Mexico's left flank and was a constant threat on the counterattack. Read More »

Captain Kolarov strikes as Serbia beat Costa Rica 1-0

Serbia coach Mladen Krstajic , who replaced Slavoljub Muslin past year, put together a veteran defence with Kolarov and former Chelsea player Branislav Ivanovic . Aleksandar Kolarov's stunning free kick proved the difference as Serbia started their 2018 World Cup campaign with a 1-0 victory over Costa Rica in Group E this afternoon. Read More »

Family fun and insight in sprightly 'Incredibles 2'


Bringing something old to something new. . Thus, they are forced underground again. Helen gets a chance to show off her superhero skills while Mr. But when Elastigirl stumbles upon a villain known as Screen Slaver, it threatens everything the Parrs hold dear, including the entire world. Read More »

Jay Z and Beyonce Release Surprise Collaborative LP Everything Is Love


The six-year-old daughter of Beyoncé and the rapper joined thousands of fans at the first of two London Stadium shows for their On The Run II tour on Friday, and nearly stole the show with her dance moves. Fans are loving the announcement and the video. The album can be heard on Tidal . The album includes nine brand new tracks. The choir also performed Simon & Garfunkel's "Bridge Over Troubled Water". Read More »

Kardashian On Running For Office: Never Say Never


In honor of the eldest West child's birthday, Kim shared an adorable photo of her daughter on Twitter Friday, along with a hilarious caption giving fans an insight into the girl's relationship with brother, Saint West. 'Happy birthday to our sweet angel North! I love you so much, you are the greatest blessing, and it brings me so much joy to watch you grow into such a handsome, fun-loving, spirited, kind, smart and amusing little lady!' However, the 5-year-old wasn't thrilled about the ... Read More »

Musician shocked to find clingy girlfriend faked his uni rejection


When he was rejected, Abramovitz said he was crushed. Marshall Reinhart, Abramovitz's lawyer, said in an interview that they now faced the task of collecting on the judgment. Fast forward two years to 2016, when Abramovitz auditioned for a graduate program at USC, where Gilad also teaches. Each man thought they had been rejected by the other. Read More »

Actress Mary McCormack says husband's Tesla shot flames in traffic


Actress Mary McCormack has shared a video of her husband's Tesla vehicle shooting flames while in Southern California traffic. It is unclear who shot the video McCormack posted. In a statement to ABC News, a Tesla spokesperson wrote, "We offer our support to local authorities and are glad our customer is safe". Initial assessments suggest a faulty battery pack could be to blame - due to either a production error or an impact on the road - but as yet there's been no official explanation ... Read More »