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England vs Belgium (2018 FIFA World Cup)

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Neither England nor Belgium would ever publicly admit to trying to lose but the prize for doing so was obvious: avoid big guns Brazil, Argentina, France and Portugal until the final. As expected, England will make some changes without affecting the spine of the side. However, the defending champions crashed out in calamitous fashion, while the other finalist from four years ago barely scraped it into the next round. Read More »

Germany gets knocked out, Mexico advances

The goal was initially wiped out on an offside call, but a review by the video assistant referees (VARs) overturned the decision on the field, giving South Korea a 1-0 lead over shell-shocked Germany . Hardly had Germany ever looked so vulnerable in a tournament in the past decade or so, and much of it is due to the influence of Joachim Low who instils a sense of calmness and stability into the squad. Read More »

South Korea 0-0 Germany

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Despite storming to victory in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, Germany fell at the first hurdle in Russian Federation, finishing behind South Korea , Mexico and Sweden to come last in their group. Goretza nearly put Germany in front two minutes after the restart but was thwarted by a superb stop from Jo Hyeon-Woo - and then news filtered through of Ludwig Augustinsson's opener for Sweden. Read More »

Iran v Spain: Isco impressed with Hierro's seamless adaptation

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But Hierro insists the problems posed by Iran - who thought they had equalised only for Saeid Ezatolahi's effort to be ruled out by the video assistant referee - indicate there can be no guarantees in Russian Federation. Even taking into account the last-minute loss of their coach, Julen Lopetegui , who has already joined Real Madrid for the upcoming season, there's no clear reason behind such nerves in players who knew exactly what they had to do when they arrived in Russian Federation. Read More »

It's more than Japan brains vs Senegal brawn, says Cisse

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Don't miss a moment of the World Cup! This qualification has been contentious, with Senegal benefiting from an unprecedented decision by Federation Internationale de Football Association to order a replay of their 2-1 loss in South Africa because of match-fixing by the referee. Read More »

Protests and facility visits in Texas amid immigration confusion

His administration's tough "zero tolerance" policies seeking prosecution for all illegal border crossers spurred bipartisan outrage this week, as images and accounts emerged of families being separated as a result. "We'll not rest until our border is secure, our citizens are safe and we finally end the immigration crisis once and for all", he said. No specific numbers were provided in the report. Read More »

Iran staff member hospitalized after disallowed goal in Spain World Cup game

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Costa's goal came in the 54th minute as a defender tried to kick the ball away. "We started well, but then we lost our rhythm because of frequent pauses". But Hierro insists the problems posed by Iran - who thought they had equalised only for Saeid Ezatolahi's effort to be ruled out by the video assistant referee - indicate there can be no guarantees in Russian Federation. Read More »

5 things we learnt from Portugal’s win over Morocco

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Wolverhampton is getting a gem in Patricio. Puskas, who also spent most of his career with Real Madrid , needed only 89 games to reach the 84-goal mark, while Ronaldo already has 151 caps. Ronaldo's fourth goal of Russian Federation 2018, following his hat-trick in the 3-3 draw with Spain , took the European champions to four points on Wednesday. Read More »

Serbia defeats Costa Rica 1-0 at the 2018 World Cup

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But he was powerless when in the 56th minute, the chic Kolarov free-kick sent the ball into the top corner of gate of the rival - 0:1. In truth, unfancied Serbia - competing in its first major tournament since 2010 - is far less likely to make the final than Djokovic, who is a three-time Wimbledon champion. Read More »

Trump makes political gamble with immigrant lives

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Trump reportedly urged House Republicans to get an immigration bill to his desk soon, vowing to stand with them "1,000 percent" as they attempt to pass legislation meeting his demands . There are 100 sites scattered across 17 states and they can be on the other side of the country from their parents. Warren also criticized the White House for not taking action to stop the controversial family separations. Read More »

'You have to take the children away'

Trump spent 45 minutes ranting to House Republicans on everything from taxes to his pending lawsuits Tuesday evening, according to members in the meeting, while offering barely any info about whether he'd support the specifics of a pair of bills that closely follow the President's own policy goals on immigration . Read More »

Brazil v Switzerland, 17 June 2018

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For the Germans, this is the first time since 1982 that they lost their opening match in a World Cup . Having seen Germany lose to Mexico in the day's earlier game Tite would have wanted to make sure his side didn't suffer the same fate. Read More »

Lozano, Mexico top Germany in thrilling Group F opener

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Mexico had been enjoying the majority of the threat and created another when Gallardo produced a low cross that was hacked away by Germany . Serbia beat Costa Rica 1-0 thanks to a brilliant Aleksandar Kolarov free-kick in Samara in the first game of the day. Read More »

Iceland’s draw against Argentina in World Cup debut feels more like victory

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Despite squandering multiple chances in his own poor performance against a UEFA minnow, Ronaldo's teammates didn't need to console him following a bad outing. but Portugal try and play football and try to win the game". He said: 'Argentina are part of the history of the World Cup and I believe they will go far this year - that is why this is a great success to get a point against them. Read More »

Messi misses penalty, as Iceland holds Argentina

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Birkir Bjarnason had already sidefooted narrowly wide as a deflected cross scooted untended across the box, and the Alfred Finnbogason equalizer came after Argentina had three times failed to clear balls fired across the box. Argentina are hoping to get their WC campaign off to a victorious start before the second-round tie with Croatia. Iceland could hardly get out of their own half with five minutes to go and were desperately defending for their lives. Read More »

Ronaldo nets hat trick for Portugal in thrilling draw with Spain

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Spain and Portugal clash on Friday, June 15, in an early highlight of the World Cup in Russian Federation as the Spanish camp insists the players are united despite this week's extraordinary sacking of coach Julen Lopetegui . "We must focus on Iran ", he said. Ronaldo's records might stack up like his goals , but he was determined to focus on the team ethos of the reigning European champions. Read More »

No sanctions relief before North Korea denuclearizes

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If we did, millions of people would have been killed, ' Trump said. "We both want to do something", Mr Trump said during the signing ceremony at the summit. "He speaks and people sit up at attention", Trump said. North Korea's news doesn't just give its citizens state-approved information. Mr. Trump was later asked how he can mourn the death of Otto Warmbier, who was held hostage in North Korea, while defending Kim's disastrous human rights record. Read More »

No sanctions relief before North Korea denuclearizes:The Asahi Shimbun

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Harris also declared his position on what the USA seeks from Kim: "I believe that denuclearisation means complete denuclearisation of [North Korea's nuclear] equipment, equipment research, existing stockpiles and all of that". The next military exercise is scheduled for August , and in years past, has drawn thousands of troops from the U.S., South Korea and other countries. Read More »

Meghan Markle Wears Givenchy on Royal Visit to Cheshire

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What to wear for your first solo engagement with the Queen of England , who also just so happens to be your grandmother-in-law? Proving she loves neutral cream and blush colours, Meghan opted for a slim-fitting midi dress with covered shoulders by Givenchy , the designer of her wedding dress. Read More »

Queen and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex open Mersey Gateway bridge in Widnes

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The queen and the Duchess of Sussex , as Markle is now known, traveled by a special royal train for a series of events Thursday. However, as stunning as she looked, netizens were not amused. 'It's interesting again to look at the wardrobe choices of Diana who did routinely defy royal protocol; Meghan by contrast is the exemplary new royal respecting all dress codes for a duchess '. Read More »

North Korea sanctions to stay until full denuclearisation, says US

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No details of what those steps would be were given. But China and the United States also scored some points, said Chester Cabalza, a fellow at the US Department of State on National Security and Policy-making and the vice president for the Center of Research and Strategic Studies at the Development Academy of the Philippines. Read More »

The 2026 World Cup will be played in North America

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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman headed to Moscow on Thursday to attend the opening of Russia's World Cup 2018 . Canada, along with the United States and Mexico, is part of the United Bid , trying to bring the World Cup back to North America for the first time since 1994. Read More »

Comcast eyes Fox after AT&T gets Time Warner merger approval

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Disney's Iger has also said Fox is key to its plans for Hulu, which it would gain control of if it acquired Fox. (Again, AT&T's recent success seems to indicate that the government is fine with these huge acquisitions, so that may not be a factor.) Should Fox choose Comcast over Disney, Comcast will also pay Fox a $1.525 billion break-up fee that Fox would have to pay to Disney for backing out of their previous agreement. Read More »

CNN anchors reflect on the life of Anthony Bourdain

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Mr Bourdain's partner Asia Argento said she was devastated over losing Mr Bourdain. "Money beyond his wildest dreams", she said. On Friday, Bourdain was found dead in his hotel room in France while working on his CNN series on culinary traditions around the world. Read More »

Anthony Bourdain opened up about depression battle on Parts Unknown

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What struck Razon most during their discussion was Bourdain's ability to weave through the multipronged subjects and rightfully ask the most sensible question at the most appropriate time . A USA report released in June 2018 found an uptick in suicide rates in almost every state since 1999. One note said: "Thank you for what you gave to this world, a deeper understanding of culture and food". Read More »

Bartenders at local restaurant to donate tips in honor of Anthony Bourdain

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The back to back deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain are part of a disturbing trend. While suicide rates rose across age groups, the CDC said people ages 45-64 had the biggest rate increase . Dr. Van Nickell says there are warning signs . If you or someone you know is struggling with depression or has had thoughts of harming themselves or taking their own life, get help. Read More »

What to do if you suspect someone is suicidal

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For half of the states , the increase exceeded 30 percent. In the East, Vermont, New Hampshire and SC saw dramatic spikes as well. His suicide death has people sharing their memories from that night. Habitual users of opioids were twice as likely to attempt suicide as people who did not use them. The CDC said that people can learn about warning signs of suicide to help people at risk. Read More »

Kate Spade's Sales Have Increased By 600% Following Her Death

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The report found that from 1999 to 2016, suicide rates increased in 49 states , with 25 states experiencing increases of more than 30 percent. With suicide having a known "contagion effect", the incidence of two celebrity suicides in one week raises the question of whether that could have been at play here: Did news coverage of the fashion designer's death have any influence on Bourdain's? Almost 45,000 Americans over the age of 10 died by suicide in 2016 alone ― that's more than ... Read More »

Alice Johnson thanks Trump for Kardashian-backed release

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The great-grandmother whose sentence was commuted by President Donald Trump after an Oval Office meeting with a reality-TV star has a message for Trump . "I was very focused". According to Johnson, she was an average law-abiding citizen when tragedy struck and she lost her job as a manager - that's when things went from bad to worse. Read More »

Kate Spade's death mourned by fashion world

Kate Spade's sister Reta Saffo claimed in a new interview that the late fashion designer suffered a debilitating mental illness for the past three or four years and had been self-medicating with alcohol. In 2016, she re-emerged to the scene with her new fashion brand Frances Valentine. "If you put a pulse into it and every fiber of your being, people are going to respond". Read More »

Luxury resort named as Donald Trump-Kim Jong-un summit venue

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Security personnel patrol outside Shangri-la Hotel during the IISS Shangri-la Dialogue in Singapore June 1, 2018. The leaders of North Korea and the US may have multiple meetings to discuss Pyongyang's denuclearization, after the White House called the planned June 12 summit the "first meeting", indicating the nuclear disarmament talks may take some time to be concluded. Read More »

Roseanne Barr's ex claims she wanted sitcom to be cancelled

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As they say in the movies: "one down, one to go". Jarrett revealed that Bob Iger, the head of ABC parent company Disney, telephoned her personally to tell her the network was cancelling the show. She is embracing a discredited conspiracy theory that blamed the cancellation of her show on a shadowy coalition of Twitter users known as the FBR, which is short for "Follow Back Resistance". Read More »