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Trump breaks with party on trade as he threatens tariffs


America, in fact, "will get exhausted of winning". He has previously written about film for Bloody Disgusting , We Got This Covered , What Culture , and The Celebrity Cafe . "Trump needs to learn that rape is never an appropriate metaphor", Ray said. He instead went after Clinton for her duty as secretary of state, and foreign trade deals and imbalances on her watch. Read More »

Matt Damon pranks strangers in shopping centre


A few though went along for the ride, which involved them meeting a planted courier with a manilla envelope, and then being guided to a secret location by Damon over a headset. Those willing enough to play the game would meet Damon. The company is now offering a chance to win free tickets to the Jason Bourne premiere this summer, and the proceeds from the giveaway will benefit Water .org, a charity co-founded by Damon that helps provide access to safe drinking water in impoverished ... Read More »

Radwanska keeps up her 100 pct Wimbledon first-round record


Radwanska, the Wimbledon runner-up in 2012, thoroughly dominated the 97th-ranked Ukrainian in just over an hour. The scoreline was harsh on the 22-year-old, who was making her main-draw debut at SW19. With the rain cutting a swathe through the programme for the second day running, the 10th-seeded Czech served for the match when play resumed after being called off with him leading 4-1 in the fourth set the previous day. Read More »

Blue Jays-Phillies preview


Stroman (5-2, 4.94) came up with Toronto in 2014 and faced the Phillies once as a reliever. With first-pitch set for 7:05PM ET tonight, are the Blue Jays a good bet to beat the Phillies again after they routed Philadelphia yesterday? The eight earned runs were the most allowed by a Phillies rookie since Gavin Floyd gave up eight against the Mets on April 19, 2005. Read More »

Didi Hamann Slams England NT and Premier League After Euros Exit


Here, Football League World writer Steve Day looks at THREE players from the top flight of English football that Rowett should certainly look to add to his squad for the 2016/17 season.... His rise to the top with Leicester is a remarkable story everyone is now aware of, but for me, the fact that he came on to play for England and indeed scored a crucial goal in a major tournament was more the icing on the cake than the league title was. Read More »

Kanpur to host first New Zealand Test


A number of Indoreans posted the schedule announced by BCCI to inform their friends on the social networking websites. As per the BCCI itinerary, all three Tests - in Kanpur , Kolkata and Indore - will start at 9.30am. Last week , the chances of the series featuring a floodlit Test reduced further when Thakur himself conceded India were in "no hurry" to play one. Read More »

Mets lefty Matz has bone spur in elbow, start pushed back

The Nationals have won five of their last seven games facing the Mets. The Mets lost a game against a debuting pitcher for the first time this year after winning the previous three encounters. Alderson said if Matz had surgery he would be out about three months, which would put a return in October. "It felt really good actually, nearly felt too good", Syndergaard said. Read More »

Andrew Luck's contract richest in National Football League history


It was just a matter of how much they would be paying their franchise quarterback. Owner Jim Irsay helped break the news and he was ecstatic with the numbers for Luck's deal. And yes, in case you were wondering, this is the largest contract in NFL history, and Luck is now the highest paid player in the league. Luck , the first overall pick in the 2012 draft, was entering the final year of his rookie contract and due to make $16.155 million. Read More »

NHL Becomes First Major Sport to Put a Team in Las Vegas

Las Vegas has grown in so many ways during the 18 years since I moved here-in population, in physical sprawl, as a food city, as a music town. Las Vegas officials have secured more than 14,000 season-ticket deposits for the new team, which is expected to play in the T-Mobile Arena located on the south end of the Las Vegas strip. Read More »

BET Awards full of Prince tributes and political moments

The BET Awards bash also saw a surprise performance from Beyonce , who was the big victor of the night, taking home four awards including the coveted Best Female R&B/Pop Artist gong. She started walking backstage near the end of the song so that the only thing on stage when the song was over was a picture of Prince . She left no stone unturned. Read More »

Heimir Hallgrimsson: 'Iceland players can change lives by earning England scalp'


When asked if the Wales camp were embarrassed or regretted their actions, Reading full-back Gunter said: "No, I think it may be easy to see it as being slightly over the top, but it certainly wasn't meant to be that way". I'm really proud. It's an unbelievable moment to play with my good friends, I have played alongside them for many years, at Under-17s and Under-19s and now this. Read More »

Suspect in UK MP's murder charged, remanded to custody


Mair, who was brought to court in a police convoy, refused to give his correct name to the court and remained silent when asked his address and date of birth. The services in Birstall are the latest in a series of tributes to Cox, who was raised in the nearby town of Heckmondwike. "Only by tackling the prejudice and hate that killed her can we do justice to the meaning of Jo Cox's life", he said. Read More »

Stunner at US Olympic swim trials: Lochte beaten in 400 IM


I can't dwell on it. It's what it is, a constant pain, but I have to deal with it". The women's 100m butterfly final on Monday also has the potential to offer up a mouth-watering final with Kelsi Worrell clocking 56.84, the fourth fast time in the event this year, in the morning heats followed by former world record holder Dana Vollmer in 57.50. Read More »

'Daily Show' faces backlash for abortion ruling tweet


The laws in both states required doctors performing abortions to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of their abortion clinic, Reuters reported . "There is much more work to be done to ensure that every woman who needs an abortion can actually get one". Justice Anthony Kennedy, considered the short-handed court's key swing vote, sided in the Texas case with his four liberal colleagues on the bench. Read More »

Chile beats Colombia 2-0 to return to Copa America final


Lionel Messi has become Argentina's all-time leading goalscorer. Argentina captain Messi didn't want to expand too much at the team hotel on Friday, saying he made a mistake with the Instagram post, but only because it is so close to the Copa America final. Read More »

Poland beats Switzerland on penalties to reach quarterfinals

Teams are more interested in playing the "Beautiful Game" with a more chess-like mindset, based on moves and counter moves, rather than the way it was meant to be played - pervaded with passion, determination and a desire to enthral all. Questioned after the tight affair on whether or not there are concerns within the squad over the Bayern Munich striker's drought, Fabianski said: "No, we're not anxious at all". Read More »

Duffy goes eight as Royals take opener from Cardinals


Duffy settled down to last eight innings, matching a career high. Pinpoint control and accuracy is key, lest you have a bad time out there. The first event of the U.S. They got big hits when they needed them. "They did a real nice job with two strikes and two outs", said Wainwright. But the damage had been done, and he was pulled after five innings and 102 pitches. Read More »

WWE Raw: 10 Things You Might Have Missed (June 27)


Vince McMahon planned to punish Reigns by having him drop the WWE World Heavyweight Championship via clean pinfall and that was going to be it. With only four weeks to go before the show, some more feuds and bouts should be revealed or at least hinted at this week on " RAW ". Read More »

London's mayor Khan demands more autonomy for city

London Mayor demanded more autonomy for the United Kingdom capital aimed at economy protection amid Brexit decision. In a wide-ranging interview conducted at an interfaith event held by Finchley Reform Synagogue in north London in collaboration with the Somali Bravenese Welfare Association, the mayor of London discussed his dedication to boosting interfaith relations, the Brexit phenomenon gripping the country, and whether he could see himself as the first leader of an independent ... Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn Overwhelmingly Loses Labour No-confidence Vote in Brexit's Wake

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has lost a vote of no-confidence among the party's MPs. Labour MPs appear to be rallying behind Angela Eagle and Tom Watson to replace Corbyn in the event of a leadership contest. If the Labour leader does not choose to stand down voluntarily, a candidate to challenge him will have to be chosen by plotters seeking to replace him. Read More »

Murray roars into Wimbledon second round

He will face Lu Yen-hsun in the second round. Murray, who had baby Sophia at Wimbledon for the first time, said: "I served pretty well". Murray has reached at least the third round of a grand slam in every tournament since the 2008 French Open. Read More »

Italy beats Spain 2-0 to reach Euro 2016 quarterfinals

Wayne Rooney converted from the penalty spot in the fourth minute to give England the lead, but Iceland took no time in clawing back into the game. Aron Gunnarsson's throw was flicked on by Kari Arnason to Ragnar Sigurdsson who was left completely unmarked to sweep home the equaliser. Read More »

Eric Lindros, Pat Quinn get Hall of Fame call


Lindros came to the Flyers for six players and $15 million in a massive trade with the Quebec Nordiques in 1992. Imagine that? Huge credit to Lindros for really starting the movement toward better education and understanding of concussions and brain injuries. Read More »

Hodgson leaves job on humiliating night for English soccer

Hodgson said that he would have loved to stay for another two years, but added that the time has come for someone else to oversee the progress of the young, hungry and extremely talented group' of players. Football: England are in shock right now and it's not just about Brexit they're also out of Euro 16. "And I apologise for ultimately costing us the game tonight and the tournament". Read More »

Anil Kumble appointed head coach of India

Kumble, who put in 18 long years of worldwide experience, is the first Indian to be appointed full-time India coach since Kapil Dev resigned in September 2000. Kumble, whose only coaching experience has been as mentor of the Mumbai and Bangalore teams in the Indian Premier League Twenty20 tournament, will take over before the team's tour of the West Indies next month. Read More »

Anil Kumble appointed as Indian cricket team head coach

Former India opener Pravin Amre, Lalchand Rajput , Australians Stuart Law, Tom Moody and Englishman Andy Moles were among others who made their presentations on Tuesday. I think Indian cricket deserves the best and we have Kumble with us. "It s a great honour to be back again in the Indian dressing room in a different role and in a different capacity", Kumble told reporters after his appointment. Read More »

Ashley Williams expected to be fit for Wales' clash with Belgium

But Coleman stressed they will only come if they keep the focus on themselves rather than what is at stake, saying: "We have a vision and an identity and it is about focusing just on that". "You see someone when they are down, you have got to try and kick them, if you know what I mean". "It happened to them against Hungary, they went in 1-0 up when it could have been five". Read More »

Wales captain Williams fit for Belgium, says Coleman

Belgium routed Hungary 4-0 in their round-of-16 match to book themselves a quarter-final clash at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy against Wales , who beat Northern Ireland 1-0 in their first game of the knock-out stages. Wales defeated Belgium 1-0 in Cardiff in June 2015 and have conceded just three goals during the tournament so far. And if Coleman's men put up a good fight and ultimately lose to the better side they will rightfully receive a heroes' welcome back home. Read More »

Lucas Giolito: Top prospect Lucas Giolito to debut Tuesday


The Nationals are hoping this is just the first of many starts for Giolito and the rest of their calculated draft risks that impact their shot at a title. He's a really good prospect. The wait is over, as Lucas Giolito is officially a Washington National. "When they tell me a guy is ready, I trust that all the work has been put in and he's going to be well rounded and able to do all facets of the game, in his case, all the facets of being a Major League starting pitcher". Read More »

Djokovic on Centre Court first at Wimbledon

Federer was undone by the French Open in 2004, 2006 and 2007 while Nadal's failure to win the 2010 Australian Open was a blip in a year when he romped to victory in Paris, London and NY. The players stayed on serve the rest of the way, with Muguruza serving out the match at love. "This was a very tough first match and a hard opponent", said the Spaniard, who lost to Serena Williams in the final a year ago. Read More »