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Switzerland draw proves Brazil need to work hard to win the World Cup

Philippe Coutinho began Brazil’s World Cup campaign with a brilliant goal, but a header from Steven Zuber earned Switzerland a draw. Philippe Coutinho began Brazil’s World Cup campaign with a brilliant goal, but a header from Steven Zuber earned Switzerland a draw. It wasn’t enough to ensure victory, but Philippe Coutinho provided a sensational opening for Brazil’s World Cu...

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to speak to Optus about World Cup debacle

Mile Jedinak reflects on VAR’s use in Australia’s opener and the keys in order to contain Christian Eriksen’s Denmark. Alejandro Moreno says it will be difficult for Australia to reach the last 16 at the World Cup, but suggests they can create some chaos in Group C. Frank Leboeuf joins the ESPN FC crew to talk about France’s underwhelming display and what must be done to pl...

Warrington hold off Wakefield fightback

Warrington’s Stefan Ratchford profited from a quick start with two tries Betfred Super League Wakefield (6) 30 Tries: Arona, Wood 2, Johnstone, Pauli Goals: Hampshire 5 Warrington (22) 32 Tries: Ratchford 2, Lineham, Brown Goals: Livett 5, Goodwin 3 Warrington survived a Wakefield onslaught to win at the Mobile Rocket Stadium and move just two points behind second-placed Wigan in Super Leagu...

World Cup Catch-Up: Mexicans rave after beating Germany

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24-year-old Nigerian lawyer dies of leukemia 9 months after her wedding

Nigerian lawyer, Onyinye Ukpor Onyekwere has died of leukemia (Cancer of the Blood) nine months after her wedding. Onyinye, graduate of the Igbinedion University, lost her battle with leukemia earlier in June at the age of 24. She was laid to rest on Saturday, June 16, 2018. Meanwhile friends and family members have taken to social media to pay tribute to Onyinye. One wrote: “Amiable, lovabl...

Two people injured as armed shopper shoots and kills a suspected carjacker who opened fire at a busy Walmart Store in Washington

An armed shopper shot and killed a suspected carjacker after he opened fire at a busy Walmart store in Washington. The bystander stepped in and shot the suspect in the parking lot of the store on Sunday afternoon leaving at least two people, including a 16-year-old girl injured before the attack was thwarted.      According to law enforcement officials, ‘an armed man attempted a carjacking, ...

Graphic Photos: Decomposing body of an unidentified man found floating in the Lagoon in Apapa

The body of a man was on Sunday evening found floating in a Lagoon around Apapa behind Creek Road. The body of the man was found at the bank of the lagoon in an extremely and badly decomposed state. According to initial reports, no one at the moment knows the cause of death as the unidentified body is still at the river bank and it’s yet to be recovered from the lagoon by officials of the Lagos St...

Google makes $550M strategic investment in Chinese e-commerce firm JD.com

Google has been increasing its presence in China in recent times, and today it has continued that push by agreeing to a strategic partnership with e-commerce firm JD.com which will see Google purchase $550 million of shares in the Chinese firm. Google has made investments in China, released products there and opened up offices that include an AI hub, but now it is working with JD.com largely outsi...

Brazil lost World Cup opener due to anxiety, not Switzerland’s rough tactics

Philippe Coutinho began Brazil’s World Cup campaign with a brilliant goal, but a header from Steven Zuber earned Switzerland a draw. Recap all the key storylines from the fourth day of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia — Brazil’s stuttering performance stemmed from anxiety at playing their first World Cup game, coach Tite said after their 1-1 draw with Switzerla...

Mexico triggers ‘artificial’ earthquake celebrating win over Germany

A first-half goal from Hirving Lozano held up for Mexico, who shut out Germany to record one of the most famous wins in the country’s history. A first-half goal from Hirving Lozano held up for Mexico, who shut out Germany to record one of the most famous wins in the country’s history. Episode six of Project Russia takes you through Mexico fans’ rollercoaster of emotions before, d...

Cardi B Joins Offset Onstage For ‘MotorSport’ Performance: Watch

It’s almost time for Cardi B and Offset‘s little bundle of joy to make their big debut — but not before Mom and Dad squeeze in a surprise performance of their collaboration. The couple had a blast rolling through “MotorSport” in Atlanta Saturday night (June 16), where they teamed up to rev up the crowd at 107.9’s Birthday Bash. Cardi’s had a chill summer o...

Country Jam Attendee Shoots Himself In Apparent Accident

An investigation is underway after a man shot himself in the stomach, apparently by accident, at a country music festival in western Colorado. The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel reports the 30-year-old man, whose name has not been released, shot himself Friday evening at the Country Jam festival. His condition has not been released. Megan Terlecky, a spokeswoman for the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office...