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Liverpool confirm squad numbers for new arrivals


It was the 28-year-olds first touch just seconds after replacing the irresistible Salah. I wrote last season I feared Liverpool may never win the league under Klopp due to the financial strength in Manchester. We knew it was going to be hard. "We used to struggle to find places to watch Liverpool play", die-hard Reds fan Seif Mahdi, 18, told AFP. They had a lot of confidence to play with the score of 3-0. Read More »

Idris Elba fuels speculation that he’s the next James Bond


And now, Elba has responded to reports that a James Bond producer has tapped him to be 007, posting a cryptic tweet on Sunday. On Friday, the United Kingdom publication The Daily Star tabloid published an article claiming that director Antoine Fuqua reportedly said his friend Bond series producer Barbara Broccoli thinks "it is time" for a black actor to star in the franchise. Read More »

Tiger Woods in contention in final round


Ireland's Shane Lowry is relishing the chance to claim a first major title after surviving a marathon third day of the 100th US PGA Championship. His putting let him down on the par-four 15th as he three-putted from 12 metres. The putt then dropped for a stunning birdie. What happens if your golfing buddy texts this evening and asks if you're watching the PGA Championship in Missouri. Read More »

Trump Calls Omarosa 'A Lowlife' After N-Word Claim Surfaces

The name-calling came in response to a question about a series of explosive claims in Manigault Newman's forthcoming book about her time in the Trump administration. She says she had seen him acting inappropriately at numerous events he attended without his wife at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida, including birthday parties, fundraisers and golf tournaments. Read More »

Sony's Spider-Man Universe Gets an Official Name!


We're talking about the Superior Spider-Man ... or as he's now conveniently called, the Superior Octopus . Characters like Silk , Jackpot , and Nightwatch are also being considered for features. You've heard of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and Universal's dormant Dark Universe, but what about the SUMC? Original director of the Sliver & Black film, Gina Prince-Bythewood is likely to take a producer credit on both the Black Cat and Silver Sable film, but will not stay to be writer ... Read More »

Manchester United down Leicester in Premier League opener


The players appeared to briefly state their cases about who should take the shot, but Pogba - named captain for the day by Jose Mourinho - won out and converted his attempt to give United an early lead. So, when you repeat 1,000 times that my relationship with my players is not good, it's a lie that repeated 1,000 times is still a lie. "Will his style of play bring us an EPL (English Premier League) title?" "I'm not confident, I'm not confident and the market closes today, so is time ... Read More »

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Although there has been speculation about a deal for Tottenham's Toby Alderweireld , there has been no offer from United while Leicester remain determined to retain England global Harry Maguire , who has four years left on his contract. Read More »

Mourinho Without At Least 6 Players For Leicester Game

After an unusual stuttering run-up that briefly gave way to jogging on the spot, Pogba rifled home the first goal from the penalty spot in the third minute after Daniel Amartey handled a shot from Alexis Sanchez. "Martial didn't have a pre-season", said Mourinho , quoted by ESPN . He's in the group of players who didn't have a pre season, it's as simple as that. Read More »

White House Blasts Omarosa’s Book Claiming Trump Used Racist Remarks


Manigault Newman's claims were published on Friday by The Guardian , which obtained a copy of the memoir. Yet, in her book, she claims she did not hear it herself but her source told her about the conversation, writing, "On this phone conversation, I was told exactly what Donald Trump said - yes, the N-word and others in a classic Trump-goes-nuclear rant - and when he'd said them". Read More »

Bethenny Frankel ''Heartbroken'' by Sudden Death of Dennis Shields


An autopsy is now reportedly pending. Frankel and Shields began dating in 2016. The two dated on and off ever since. His estranged wife Jill Schwartzberg Shields told Fox News: " Dennis' family is devastated by this awful news". During a May TV appearance on the Steve Harvey Show , Bethenny opened up about her relationship with Dennis . She has a daughter with Hoppy. Speaking about her massive new townhouse, Bethheny said, "I may live here forever alone, and I'm okay with that". Read More »

'Superman' star Margot Kidder died from 'self-inflicted drug and alcohol overdose'


The Coroner has not specified what drugs she took. Maggie McGuane , the Superman actress' daughter by ex-husband Thomas McGuane , said that it is "a big relief that the truth is out there" in an interview with the Associated Press . In 1996, her battle with her disorder was so intense that she was briefly made homeless after a breakdown which led her to disappear for four days. Read More »

Meghan Markle has 'not contacted' father, says half-sister


I made her the duchess she is today. The 37-year-old has had a trying few months, with estranged family members exploiting her royal title for their own fame, and the frenzy around Meghan is reaching boiling point. "And keep in mind I've been working on my show for seven years". 'Royal rota journalists are being kept further away from [Meghan] than we were before the wedding, ' he wrote in a series of tweets . Read More »

Tribune Media withdraws from $3.9B buyout by Sinclair, files lawsuit


Tribune is seeking an amount "including but not limited to approximately $1 billion of lost premium to Tribune's stockholders and additional damages in an amount to be proven at trial". "Accordingly, we have exercised our right to terminate the Merger Agreement , and, by way of our lawsuit, intend to hold Sinclair accountable", he added. Read More »

Ben Schwartz to Voice Sonic the Hedgehog in Live-Action Movie


According to early reports , the film will be a live-action hybrid, focusing on Sonic's time as "a juvenile delinquent on the adventures in a pretty straight rural environment with a local policeman". Robotnik, the actor and comedian shouted his solution to the TCA crowd. Whether or not it lives up to the hype remains to be seen, but it's nice to see that Schwartz seems genuinely confident about the project. Read More »

Samsung to launch Galaxy Home smart speaker in challenge to Apple's HomePod


You can compare the new Samsung Galaxy Note9 with the Note8 easily by checking out Samsung's infographic (linked). The Note also got curved edges before that became standard on Samsung's flagship phones . While this is great for hot desking situations, it isn't as flexible for moments where you just need to project something for a meeting. And, for a limited time you can also get a free Samsung Galaxy Note9, S9 or S9+ when you buy a Samsung Galaxy Note9. Read More »

Academy to Add Oscar Category Specifically For Popular Films


It also clocked it at almost 4 hours, making it the longest show in over a decade. Many have taken to social media to criticize Academy members' Wednesday decision to add the new bracket, which some view as an excuse not to nominate critically acclaimed blockbusters like " Black Panther " for best picture. Read More »

New Speculation On Setting For Jon Favreau's Star Wars TV Series


Shares of Disney, which have climbed almost 9 percent so far this year, slipped 1.1 percent in after-hours trading on Tuesday to $115.45. Last month saw the Disney and Fox Studios merger approved , which sees the House of the Mouse aquire the likes of James Cameron's Avatar franchise, the Ridley Scott Alien franchise, and of course the X-Men and Fantastic Four characters. Read More »

Brad Pitt Has 'Paid Millions' to Angelina Jolie for Child Support


Getty Angelina Jolie has filed for divorce from Brad Pitt , noting that he has not held up their "informal" agreement on child support in the last few years. Now Pitt pals are fuming to Page Six that the "Seven" star has in fact been forking over hundreds of thousands a month - and that Jolie is just trying to smear her ex by claiming he's a "deadbeat dad". Read More »

Liverpool wrap up impressive pre-season with win against Torino


You saw tonight we don't really struggle with centre-halves, they are all in and only have little things. Henderson played a crucial role in England's run to the semi-finals of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, but his club manager asserted that he didn't need to see the midfielder's displays in Russian Federation to be convinced of his qualities. Read More »

Ruby Rose Cast As Batwoman for CW's Arrowverse


CW veteran Caroline Dries ( The Vampire Diaries , Melrose Place , Smallville ) will write and executive produce the series, with recognizable names Greg Berlanti , Sarah Schechter , and Geoff Johns also on board as executive producers. Read More »

Mighty Ducks’ Actor Has Been Arrested, Mugshot Is Stunning


OPD shared Weiss' mugshot in a Facebook post confirming the arrest, and it is shocking. According to People Magazine, Weiss was with a group of people " behaving erratically with flashlights" near a closed business complex in Oroville and arrested on suspicion of being under the influence. Read More »

Elderly Men Escape Nursing Home to Attend Heavy Metal Festival


Two Germans who ran away from their retirement home to attend a heavy metal music festival had their plot foiled by police. Wacken Open Air is the largest heavy metal festival in the world. The metalheads were apparently reluctant to leave the four-day festival in Wacken. This year's event, which sold out, featured headline acts Danzig , Judas Priest , Hatebreed and In Flames . Read More »

MoviePass Makes a Major Change to Subscription Plan

MoviePass plans to drastically cut the number of movies its subscribers can see - to three a month. MoviePass's death walk/path to profitability continues apace. MoviePass recently announced that it wouldn't be letting customers get tickets for any big release in the first two weeks of its opening, which caused a predictable backlash. Read More »

Look! Margot Robbie in character as Sharon Tate


The " I, Tonya " star captioned the pic "First Look". The A-list cast also includes Al Pacino as DiCaprio's character's agent, Burt Reynolds , Timothy Olyphant, Damian Lewis , Luke Perry, Emile Hirsch, Dakota Fanning , Clifton Collins, Keith Jefferson, and Nicholas Hammond. Read More »

Phil Foden: Man City midfielder ready for Premier League, says Pep Guardiola


The 17-year-old has impressed new head coach Maurizio Sarri in pre-season and earned a place in Chelsea's starting XI for the Community Shield against Manchester City . Guardiola was energetic, as usual, and thrilled with Aguero's second. And midfielder Phil Foden helped to create City's opener, surging forward in the 13th minute before squaring for Aguero, who struck into the bottom corner. Read More »

Meghan joins best man Harry at his close friend's wedding


Charlie Van Straubenzee and Daisy Jenks are pictured at their wedding at St. Mary the Virgin Church, in Frensham, Surrey, U.K., August 4, 2018. Meghan paired the look with a matching Philip Treacy fascinator, black cut-out heels from Aquazzura and a belt. Read More »