Headlines on 2018-7-10

  • Southgate, England ready to face music of soccer history

    MOSCOW - Gareth Southgate and England are ready to face the music. No other soccer nation dwells on decades of failure quite like the English. Southgate was so demoralized by his penalty-kick failure against Germany in the 1996 European Championship semifinals, he avoided the Lightning Seeds "Three Lions," the team's official song when it hosted the tournament. Now the song, with its repeated chorus of "football's coming home," is a staple again, No. 5 this...

  • Plaudits for Madi Robinson as second Diamonds netball star retires

    Robinson was only player to win Liz Ellis medal twiceShe made 61 appearances for Australia over eight yearsA second Diamonds stalwart announced her international retirement in the space of two days, with Madi Robinson calling time on her career in green and gold on Tuesday. Midcourt star Robinson made 61 appearances for Australia across eight years is the only player to have won the Liz Ellis medal twice. Continue reading...

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  • UK watchdog: Facebook faces fine for Cambridge Analytica scandal

    Facebook broke British law by failing to safeguard user data, and by not telling tens of millions of people how Cambridge Analytica harvested their information for use in political campaigns, British authorities announced Tuesday. The platform faces a £500,000 fine -- the largest allowed under Britain's data protection law -- from the United Kingdom's Information Commissioner's Office. The agency launched an investigation into Facebook's data security practices following the revelation in March...

  • In This Corner Podcast: Mikey Garcia on prepping for unification fight, future big bouts

    Teofimo Lopez also stops by to discuss his boxing takeover plan

  • U.S. to slap tariffs on extra $200 billion of Chinese imports

    The Trump administration raised the stakes in its trade war with China on Tuesday, saying it would slap 10 percent tariffs on an extra $200 billion worth of Chinese imports.

  • Tori Spelling Says Her 15-Month-Old Son Beau Was 'Stabbed' by Nails at the Four Seasons Hotel

    Tori Spelling claims her son Beau Dean was “stabbed” by four nails at a Four Seasons Hotel. The mother of five, 45, shared an Instagram Story on Tuesday about injuries her 15-month-old son sustained while her family was staying at the luxury hotel. “We are a @fourseasons family like even before my 1st was born (who’s 11) and bc of a house situation we are of course staying with them,” Spelling wrote in the caption. “But in the kids arcade room my 15 month old got stabbed by 4 exposed nails that...