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SBS to broadcast all group stage games


Optus's move came after Malcolm Turnbull stepped into the debate on Monday and shortly afterwards Lew, announced that SBS would broadcast all games live and free for a 48-hour period while it worked on the technical issues. Optus initially said the demand volume "was much greater than we had anticipated" and while Lew said today that he was confident the telco had fixed the initial problems, the company appears to be offering a major mea culpa in giving away the rest of the group matches for ... Read More »

Michael B. Jordan Goes Shirtless in Creed II First Look


The movie was a box office hit with over $170 million worldwide and a critical darling with numerous mentions on end-of-the-year lists and an Oscar nomination for Sylvester Stallone . The first trailer for Creed II - also starring Phylicia Rashad as Mary Anne Creed - drops Wednesday and the movie hits U.S. theaters November 21 and United Kingdom theaters November 30. Read More »

Disney tops Comcast with $71.3 billion deal for Fox


Disney has raised its offer for 21st Century Fox assets to $38 a share, or $71.3 billion in all. Disney is locked in a battle with United States media conglomerate Comcast, which has offered $65bn in cash for Fox. Fox is retaining some of its assets, including Fox News and Fox Broadcasting Company, and rebranding them into a new standalone company that will be run by Murdoch and his son Lachlan. Read More »

Dr. Dre is reportedly making a Marvin Gaye biopic


Now, the California legend is reportedly helping bring the life of Marvin Gaye to the bring screen in his latest film venture. Dre's project has the blessing of Gaye's family, which has been a stumbling block for other efforts, according to Variety . Read More »

Harry, Meghan to make Ireland first overseas engagement


Thomas was originally slated to walk Markle down the aisle, and she ultimately walked most of the way herself before being escorted by her now father-in-law, Prince Charles . The interview came a day after Samantha not-so-surprisingly blasted the Duchess of Sussex ( again ) on Twitter . The 73-year-old spoke about a phone call that took place between him and his new son-in-law, Prince Harry , whom he has never met face-to-face. Read More »

Meghan Markle Goes to the Races

I was jealous . I wish I had been there. The royals were "shocked and blindsided" when Meghan's reclusive dad, who lives Mexico, opened up to Piers Morgan about his chats with Prince Harry about politics, his staged photo scandal, his heart condition and his biggest regrets after missing his daughter's wedding day! Her Majesty spoke about her fondness for Royal Ascot in her foreword for the official programme, stating: "My family and I greatly look forward to Royal Ascot ". Read More »

'Complicit piece of s---': Kathy Griffin lashes out at Melania Trump


Trump hates to see children separated from their families and hopes both sides of the aisle can finally come together to achieve successful immigration reform". In a tweet on Sunday night, Graham speculated that based on her tweet, Griffin "thinks calling for Democrats & Republicans to work together to fix our immigration policies is a crime". Read More »

Alexa Bliss Ruins Ronda Rousey's Night, Becomes Raw Women's Champion


All that did was seem to fire Rousey up, as she surged with a series of strikes and a big judo throw that earned her a two count. Rousey with a few shots to the gut of Jax, who then hit a press slam. Bliss interrupted the Raw Women's championship match between Nia Jax and Ronda Rousey , beating both with her newly won briefcase, and ultimately pinning Jax to capture her fifth women's title. Read More »

Ronda Rousey suspended from RAW after violent outburst


The fact that her suspension happened on live TV while both she and Angle were standing at camera-friendly, one-quarter front stances should have given that away. But, does having Rousey not win the championship hurt her drawing power moving forward? Given the shenanigans around the finish, it shouldn't. After the outburst, Angle met Rousey backstage and told her about the 30 day suspension. Read More »

Enzo Amore Comments On Big Cass' Release?


When he returned, it didn't seem to matter: he was immediately pushed into a top-level programme with the returned hero Daniel Bryan , much to the chagrin of just about everybody. In 2016, Big Cass was involved in the Universal Championship Fatal Fourway with Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins and Kevin Owens (Owens would eventually win). Read More »

Michael Jackson Musical Coming to Broadway in 2020!


The forthcoming musical will be the third stage production based on the singer, after the Cirque du Soleil-produced shows Michael Jackson One , which runs in Las Vegas, and Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour . As a solo artist and with his brothers, 13-time Grammy victor Jackson sold millions of records and in 1983 became an worldwide icon with the release of Thriller , the best-selling album of all time with such hits as Beat It and Billie Jean. Read More »

England beat Tunisia 2-1 in their World Cup opener


The Tottenham midfielder struggled to have his usual impact and was largely anonymous throughout. Kyle Walker elbowed a Tunisian player and gave away a penalty which was converted by Ferjani Sassi. "I just had a amusing feeling, and I'm not comparing them by any stretch, but my first World Cup as a kid was Italia 90 and Gascoigne obviously started that tournament as a squad player - he had the number 19 on his back and by the end of the tournament he'd really been taken into the country's ... Read More »

Mob rule? John Travolta's Gotti film brands critics 'trolls'


Screen Junkies film critic Dan Murrell pointed out the discrepancy on Twitter , saying, "Okay, I'll just come out and say it". Sometimes movies are immune to critical response and find a receptive public regardless, however that does not appear to be the case with Gotti , at least not as far as the box office is concerned. Read More »

Rapper XXXTentacion Dies Aged 20, Hip-Hop Reacts


His death was confirmed by the Broward sheriff's office . Born 23 January 1998, XXXTentacion was just 20 years old when he died on 18 June at Deerfield Beach in Florida . His ex-girlfriend, Geneva Ayala , claimed that he was physically and mentally abusive toward her while she was pregnant. "That is why he is connecting to all these kids because these kids are going through a really sad time, a sad world". Read More »

Zara and Mike Tindall's baby has already broken a royal record


Mike Tindall , Zara Tindell and their daughter Mia Tindall pose for a photograph during day three of The Big Feastival at Alex James' Farm on August 28, 2016 in Kingham, Oxfordshire. Mike Tindall and Zara Tindall arrives at St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle for the wedding of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, in Windsor, Britain May 19, 2018. Read More »

Alex Kurtzman to Develop More Star Trek TV Shows with CBS


Discovery executive producer Kurtzman recently took over showrunning duties after Gretchen Berg and Aaron Harberts were fired , following complaints from staff writers: "Multiple writers are said to have been uncomfortable working on the series and had threatened to file a complaint with human resources or quit the series altogether before informing Kurtzman of the issues surrounding Berg and Harberts". Read More »

Meghan Markle's Talks Paparazzi & Her Tears Over His Wedding Absence


Before her marriage into the royal family , Meghan Markle criticised Trump as a "misogynist". She did cry. And they both said, 'Take care of yourself. Harry and Meghan will join the Queen at Royal Ascot for a day of racing on Tuesday afternoon - the first time the couple have attended the famous sporting event. Read More »

Family pay tribute to son who died at Loughborough Junction

Although police have yet to confirm why they were on the tracks, they said they were investigating claims they were spray painting graffiti as a line of enquiry. Flowers and cans of spray paint were left outside Loughborough Junction station in south London, near the site of the accident. A photograph showed one of the men spraying on a building, another an image of the words "don't play on the track - its not a game" painted on a train. Read More »

Zara Tindall gives birth to a girl

The unnamed baby is the heaviest royal baby on record, beating the previous record-holder, Zara's niece Savannah Phillips, born in 2010, by 9oz. 'The baby's name will be confirmed in due course, ' Buckingham Palace said in the official statement . Read More »

Rapper XXXTentacion shot and killed in Florida

Friends and collaborators such as Ski Mask The Slump God and Diplo expressed their disbelief and heartbreak on Twitter. Kanye West , The Weeknd and Kendrick Lamar are among the artists to have praised his music. When 21-year-old Wyatt Rubin learned of the rising star's death Monday afternoon, he jumped in his vehicle and headed to the scene, playing the rapper's songs on the drive over. Read More »

Seth MacFarlane Donates $2.5 Million to NPR After Tweet About Fox Network


As The Wrap reported , it seems likely that the producer's properties will be sold to Comcast or Disney in the upcoming mega-sale being contemplated by his employers, 21st Century Fox. MacFarlane's donation comes amid a strong push for the "fake news" narrative promoted by President Donald Trump , which includes distrust of mainstream media beyond Fox News. Read More »

Thomas Markle 'jealous' of Prince Charles after wedding


For one whole year I was presented as a hermit living in and hiding out in Mexico. He said the photos were an attempt to "change my image" after being shown in a series of "derogatory" photos that included his "buying a toilet" and taking out the garbage that made him "look negative". Read More »

Emilia Clarke Says Goodbye to 'Game of Thrones' After Final Scene


She finished the post with a broken heart emoji and the hashtag #lastseasonitis . Her co-stars joined in on sending her off. Lena Headey, Cersei Lannister in the show, commented, "Sweet words". "It f.ed me up. Knowing that is going to be a lasting flavour in someone's mouth of what Daenerys is..." I'm doing all this weird s-. While the first two seasons adapted one novel each by George R R Martin, creators D. Read More »

Will Ferrell to Lead Netflix Music Feature Eurovision


Very few details have been released about the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest-based film; all that is known now is that it will be a comedy film based on the competition. So yeah, we're getting more Ferrell tunes. And seeing as how the film's subject involves a great deal of singing, it's a sure bet that Ferrell will bust out his Step Brothers chops and grab the mic again for this one. Read More »

Zara Tindall gives birth to a second baby girl

Zara Tindall , the granddaughter of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, has given birth to her second daughter, Buckingham Palace said on Tuesday, the monarch's seventh great-grandchild. Zara, 37, won an equestrian silver at the London Olympic Games in 2012 while her 39-year-old husband was part of the England team that won the rugby World Cup in 2003. Read More »

Meghan Markle's dad speaks out about missing royal wedding


During the interview, Thomas recalled how Meghan ultimately broke the news to her dad that she was dating Prince Harry in a series of phone calls. "Over the last few weeks, everybody has had different opinions, some people said I was faking my heart attack, some people said I was skipping out, all kinds of stories were coming out about me, negative ones". Read More »

Pittsburgh rapper killed in double drive-by shooting


He wrote: 'I lost my brother today and it's the worst feeling in the world. "He was destined for greatness and he wanted the best for his friends, family and community". In the second incident, Wopo died after a double shooting in Pittsburgh, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and local television stations reported. Two people were reportedly taken to hospital from the Wylie Avenue and Chauncey Street intersection of Pittsburgh's Hill District. Read More »

Diana’s wedding tiara in public for the first time since her death

Her beauty look was fresh and understated, opting for a bolder eye paired with a nude lip and glowing skin. Lady Kitty won a legion of new fans at her cousin Prince Harry's Royal Wedding to Meghan Markle. And always ready to surprise us with her impeccable style choices, Meghan wore an Oscar de la Renta dress to the wedding, which now retails for $5,490. Read More »