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Prince William kicks off busy day in Israel at Holocaust memorial

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In Jerusalem, the holy city at the heart of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the prince will view its walled Old City from the Mount of Olives during his four-day trip. Prince William will also meet with two Holocaust survivors, Paul Alexander and Henry Foner, both survivors of the Kindertransport rescue effort which helped bring thousands of Jewish children from Europe to Britain during World War II. Read More »

Colombia feeling pressure of potential early World Cup exit

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Individual mistakes cost Poland against Senegal but Adam Nawalka's team never really got going in their first match, looking a yard off the pace, short of ideas and with star man Robert Lewandowski isolated. Japanese coach Akira Nishino revealed his side will have a special plan to stop Mane, intimating up to three players could mark the forward. We should have played sharper. Read More »

The "nuclear option" of streaming reality: Ask Australia's Optus

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SBS looks forward to continuing to simulcast the games, together with Optus over the next ten days. However, following persistent troubles, patchy reception and streaming issues on the Optus Sports app - which was the only way to view most of the World Cup - the telco relented on Monday and allowed SBS to broadcast games for 48 hours. Read More »

Photo showing Melania Trump in 'don't care' jacket is real

US President Donald Trump has backed First Lady Melania Trump who was recently criticised by world media for wearing a jacket with a "message" on its back. The president's tweet came after commentators in the press were speculating Melania was really trolling him. "After today's important visit to Texas, I hope this isn't what the media is going to choose to focus on". Read More »

Melania Trump Visits Texas Shelter For Undocumented Children

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Photos taken from within the detention center show her wearing a long-sleeve, white button-down shirt. Spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham underscored that message in a tweet with the hashtags (hash) SheCares and (hash) ItsJustAJacket . Her spokesperson, Stephanie Grisham , told CBS News in a statement that the writing on Trump's jacket was not meant to send a message. She said: "Her goals are to thank law enforcement and social services providers for their hard work, lend support and ... Read More »

Paul McCartney Sings Carpool Karaoke With James Corden

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Sir Paul then climbed into the passenger seat and the pair broke into a version of The Beatles' classic Drive My Car . McCartney invited Corden onstage for the final song "Hey, Jude" - which left all in attendance a bit overcome as they joined in a singalong on the final chorus. Read More »

Instagram launches IGTV which can host content an hour long

Instagram is taking on TV and YouTube with a new property called IGTV, where videos can run up to an hour long. "We launched IGTV (a button inside the Instagram home screen , as well as a standalone app) at an event featuring numerous Instagram creators who'll make it great", the company wrote in a blog post late on Wednesday. Read More »

XXXTentacion Pronounced Dead After Being Shot In Miami

According to the celeb news site, XXXTentacion was shopping for motorcycles when, as he was leaving a dealership, someone ran to his auto and fired. XXXTentacion had a troubled upbringing and was expelled from middle school for fighting, but he channelled his energy and fury into music. "God bless his family, friends and fans", he posted. Read More »

Prince Charles' Reported Nickname for Meghan Markle Is Kind of Awesome

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Thomas Markle said he had a heart attack days before the wedding and cried when he watched it on TV. Angela Levin, a royal commentator and a biographer of Prince Harry , revealed Ms Markle would have been upset but the interview. I wish it had been me, but thank God he was there. "All Harry ... actually said, because Trump was new, he said, 'Give him a chance.' I think Harry's probably changed his mind by now". Read More »

Hirving Lozano’s Goal Stuns World Cup Champs In Massive Upset

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The outstanding Hirving Lozano smashed the victor in the 35th minute at the Luzhniki Stadium, leaving Manuel Neuer clutching at air on his return to the German goal after a 9-month injury absence. It means Mexico celebrated its goal so hard that it created its own natural disaster. In the first half, to a large extent, the players were coming back trying to recover the ball instead of playing deep, if we are not more incisive we will lose the ball. Read More »

Vote for the Hottest Player in the 2018 World Cup Games

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Yet given Saudi Arabia's high turnover of coaches, including a previous mid-World Cup sacking, the Argentine-born Pizzi could well be on his way before he gets a chance to try and rectify the situation. The minister also reportedly added that the team's forward Mohammad al-Sahlawi, defender Osama Hawsawi and goalkeeper Abdullah al-Mayouf will be reprimanded. Read More »

Prince Harry, Meghan May Be King, Queen In Canada For This Reason

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The duchess , who wore a beige Givenchy pencil dress, sat next to the Queen for the performance. "Meghan was probably not aware of this and the royal household may have forgotten to brief The Duchess of Sussex in this nuance". While in Chester, the duo attended the grand opening of the Mersey Gateway Bridge , where they met with architects and community representatives. Meghan and the Queen were seated next to each other at the event, and had huge smiles on their faces as they ... Read More »

Bourdain's death means loss of a voice for immigrant workers

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Chef Sabyasachi Gorai of Lavaash says his first memory of Bourdain was on the cover of a book where he's standing buck naked with just the shin bone of beef/ beef shank. In a statement posted to Twitter, the actress, 42, remembered the celebrity chef as "brilliant" and her "protector". He used the belt from his bathrobe to hang himself. Read More »

Amazon breaks into English Premier League with new deal

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The other package of 20 matches was snapped up by BT Sport for £90m, taking their total of games to 52. The US company breaks up the recent dominance of Sky and BT Sport of lucrative Premier League TV rights in a first for the online sector that is threatening to shake up the traditional sports rights market. Read More »

USA first lady Melania Trump to skip G7, North Korea summit

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In a tweet storm on Friday, Black wrote: "I've been obsessing a bit over Melania's disappearance - and that's what it is". OK, but that still does't explain why she can't go outside. When recently asked about his wife's recovery, Trump said: "She's doing great". 'They're all at Bedminster, ' the source said. She's (Melania) not in the White House'. Read More »

Neymar Back A Bang As Brazil Outclass Nigeria’s World Cup Foes Croatia

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Neymar , who withstood a few challenges in the game, received the ball from Philippe Coutinho in the 68th and dribbled past Croatia defenders Sime Vrsaljko and Duje Caleta-Car. Until Neymar stepped onto the pitch it was Croatia which had the best opportunities in a match that seemed headed for a boring draw. Brazil , in their first visit to Merseyside since 1995, started on the front foot but nearly fell behind 14 minutes in when Liverpool's Dejan Lovren headed a corner inches wide. Read More »

No Malice Dishes On ‘Daytona’, Brother Pusha-T’s Beef With Drake

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You can hear " The Story of Adidon " on SoundCloud now. The picture was originally taken by photographer David Leyes , whose website captioned the photo as " Drake Us And Them". " Drake who are you?" Pusha T has continued the lyrical war with Drake on his new diss track, "The story of Adidon ". Journalist Touré connected "Adidon" with Drake's alleged Adidias deal a few hours before Pusha called into The Breakfast Club . Read More »

Russian journalist faked death ‘after Russian spies ordered him dead’

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Gritsak said investigators had identified a Ukrainian man who had been recruited and paid $40,000 (£30,000) by Russian security services to organise and carry out the killing. Groysman added that Babchenko was "a true friend of Ukraine ", due to his commitment to reveal "the truth about Russian aggression". Writing past year in The Guardian , Babchenko described how a Facebook post he had written about the Russian bombing of civilians in Aleppo, Syria, was deemed insufficiently ... Read More »

Prominent Russian journalist and Russia critic was just shot dead in Kyiv

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Speaking at the press conference, the head of Ukraine's security services, Vasyl Hrytsak, confirmed the journalist was alive. You can receive Breaking News on a smartphone or tablet via the BBC News App . Police said they believe Babchenko was likely targeted because of his work. A top lawmaker says Russia is willing to help Ukraine investigate the murder of a Russian journalist. Read More »

How much will Roseanne Barr lose after racist tweet scandal?

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And Barr has now been dropped by her agents over the racist tweet . CNN analyst Van Jones applauded ABC's decision Tuesday to cancel Roseanne Barr's hit television show after her now-infamous " Planet of the Apes " tweet. In addition to the continued royalties from episodes of Roseanne , other sources of income for Barr include TV cameos, TV appearances and books, giving her a total of $42million (£31.6m) by 2011. Read More »

Steve Kerr on Chris Paul injury

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Klay Thompson led all scorers with 35 points (9-14 3pt FG) along with 6 rebounds and 4 steals for the Warriors, while James Harden recorded 32 points, 9 assists, 7 rebounds and 3 steals for the Rockets in the losing effort. Of course, without a Game 7 win, this is all relatively meaningless. LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers forced the deciding game with a win Friday night over the Celtics. Read More »

Harvey Weinstein charged with rape, sex abuse and other crimes

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Vance Jr.in a statement. In an earlier time , both biographies would have been likely film projects for the disgraced movie mogul, who pleaded not guilty to charges he raped one woman and forced another to perform oral sex. Salma Hayek, Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie are among than two dozen actresses who say they were sexually harassed by the producer . London's Metropolitan Police and Los Angeles prosecutors have said they are reviewing accusations of sexual assault against ... Read More »

Philip Roth's five most important books

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Philip Roth , whose notorious novels about the sex drives of American men gave way to some of the most probing examinations of the American Jewish condition in the 20th and 21st centuries, has died. In The Plot Against America , Roth explores a political alternative history - one in which Franklin D Roosevelt is defeated by "America first" candidate Charles Lindbergh in the 1940 USA election, resulting in growing anti-Semitism and the persecution of the author's Jewish-American family. Read More »

Meghan and Harry bribed their bridesmaids and pageboys to smile with Smarties

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The third photograph, in black and white, shows the new Duchess of Sussex sitting on Prince Harry's lap as they relax on the steps of Windsor Castle. PA Wire/PA Images The "undone" bun. While many designers threw their names in the running to be picked by Markle to design her dress, Waight Keller had been a favorite since the beginning. Read More »

Jim Rogers: US Govt Keeping Me From Investing in North Korea

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Trump did not say, however, whether the preparatory talks between USA and North Korean officials in coming days were expected to clarify the situation. On Wednesday it was escorting a group of worldwide reporters, including an Associated Press Television crew, to witness the closure of its atomic test site. Read More »

Heart surgery to keep Markle's father from attending royal wedding

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Cardiologists generally advise patients to avoid air travel for at least one week after this kind of procedure. Their newborn Prince Louis won't be at the May 19th wedding at St. The actress' half-siblings Samantha and Thomas Jr. have not been invited to the ceremony and have been speaking out against Meghan in recent weeks. Read More »

Stan Lee Thanks Marvel Fans In First Twitter Video

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At the time, Lee claims, he was devastated because his wife was on her deathbed and they took advantage of his despair - and his macular degeneration , which rendered him legally blind in 2015. " Duffy and Champion were incentivised to get a deal between POW! and Camsing done because each of them would benefit financially", claims the suit, and that the pair "never disclosed the actual terms of the deal to Lee before closing it". Read More »

Andy Samberg wants celeb fans to guest star on 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine'

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A sixth season of Brooklyn Nine-Nine is officially happening courtesy of NBC , the network that originally passed on it during the show's early development. Creator Michael Schur also has close ties to NBC , having acted and served as Executive Producer on the network's United States version of The Office and creator of The Good Place . Read More »

Spirited display from Ireland in first test match

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Imam-ul-Haq , the debutant opener, and Babar Azam fashioned the significant partnership Pakistan needed to avert disaster after they had slipped to 14 for 3 chasing 160. The now 26-year-old Amir's cricket career nearly came to an end following his involvement in a spot-fixing scandal during a 2010 Test against England at Lord's. Read More »

Why 'Last Man Standing' was green lit over 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine'

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Some fans may be drawn to the family sitcom because of Allen's personal political views, but they "aren't really a big feature of the show", Fox Television Group executive Gary Newman said. "Oh, s-t, I said ass". The ex ABC show was among the very few pickups made by the network, which axed a number of its most popular shows, including Brooklyn Nine-Nine (which has since been revived by NBC). Read More »

Avengers: Infinity War smashes superhero box office record with £60m takings

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Should Thanos and Star-Lord have had a dance-off in the recent Avengers film? That means Infinity War has passed The Avengers (US$1.519 billion), Furious 7 (US$1.516 billion), Avengers: Age of Ultron (US$1.405 billion), Black Panther (US$1.229 billion), and Star Wars: The Last Jedi (US$1.332 billion) to become the fifth-highest-grossing global film of all time. Read More »

Claims against Schneiderman follow common pattern in domestic abuse

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The state Senate's Republican women's caucus earlier Wednesday called for Schneiderman to donate all his remaining campaign funds to anti-domestic violence programs. She noted that there's an added stigma of violence that occurs during sex. Schneiderman's aggressive actions against Exxon had to be repeatedly walked back as his legal strategy would reverse directions entirely. Read More »

Kris Jenner reveals Khloe Kardashian is struggling with breastfeeding

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TMZ's sources say that a week ago Kardashian was "done" with their relationship . Many attribute this to the betrayal of Tristan . The disgraced sportsman was caught kissing an unidentified woman in a nightclub just days before his girlfriend gave birth to their first child last month (Apr18), while video of another woman joining him at his home previous year (17), when Khloe was three months pregnant, also surfaced. Read More »