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World Cup 2018: Croatia humble mighty Argentina News

Argentina slumped to a 3-0 defeat against Croatia and moved a step nearer to a group-stage early exit from the World Cup. The game in the Russian city of Nizhny Novgorod started with fans from both countries in fine voice and enjoying the atmosphere. Argentina supporters came to the tournament hoping to see their team repeat the World Cup glory of 1978 and 1986. Star player Lionel Messi has become the team's talisman. But it was Croatia who ... Full story

Suns draft Deandre Ayton with No. 1 overall pick

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Thursday night's NBA draft (all times local):. Only eight years after playing basketball for the first time, Deandre Ayton is the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft. The Phoenix Suns made the long-expected move official on Thursday night, taking the Arizona center with the top overall pick. He's the first Arizona player to go No. 1 in the draft; Mike Bibby was No. 2 in 1998 and Derrick Williams was No. 2 in 2011. It's ... Full story

Conservative U.S. commentator Charles Krauthammer dies

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Pulitzer Prize winner Charles Krauthammer, who gave up a psychiatric career to become one of the leading conservative political commentators in the U.S. media, died on Thursday at the age of 68, the Washington Post and Fox News said. Krauthammer was a fixture on the Fox News Channel as well as on editorial pages of the Washington Post and other U.S. newspapers. His work had been curtailed since having an abdominal tumor ... Full story

Father pulls son from burning race car (VIDEO) — RT US News

FILE PHOTO © Pierre Ducharme. Dramatic footage shows the moment a NASCAR driver was pulled from flaming wreckage by his father after his car hit a wall and caught fire during a race at the South Boston Speedway. The tense scenes unfolded at the NASCAR Late Model race in Virginia during Father's Day weekend. Mike Jones was hoping to secure the lead in the race when a competitor’s car hit his tire, causing his vehicle to spin out of control and ... Full story

Funeral held in Kansas City, father dies the night before

CLOSE. At the annual Fragrance Awards in New York, stars including Jane Krakowski, Morena Baccarin, Derek Hough and designer Jason Wu discuss suicide prevention and the death of designer Kate Spade. (June 13). CONNECT LINKEDIN EMAIL MORE. Under rainy skies, designer Kate Spade was laid to rest in her hometown of Kansas City on Thursday. Hundreds of mourners gathered at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish Redemptorist Church, with many clutching ... Full story

People Marched for the Ocean All Over the World!

World Oceans Day celebrations spanned from the Philippines and Europe to South America, the Caribbean, and North Africa! The fight to protect our oceans is indeed a global struggle, with people pushing forward with solutions all over the world. Meet the activists turning the tide to save the ocean! Earlier this month, the first ever plastic-free March for the Ocean drove 3,000 people to march past the White House in Washington D.C. United in ... Full story

Blackhawks announce 2018-19 season schedule |

by Chicago Blackhawks Media Relations / In conjunction with the National Hockey League, the Chicago Blackhawks today announced the team's 2018-19 regular-season schedule. The organization's 91st regular season launches when the club faces the Ottawa Senators on Thursday, October 4 at 6:30 p.m. at the Canadian Tire Centre. The team will open the home portion of its schedule with an Original Six matchup against the Toronto ... Full story

First day of summer brings flooding to Texas, extreme heat in the West

Thursday marks the first day of summer and the longest day of the year across much of the Northern Hemisphere. New York City will experience 15 hours and 6 minutes of daylight while Los Angeles will see 14 hours and 26 minutes of daylight. In Fairbanks, Alaska, there will be a whopping 21 hours and 48 minutes of daylight. But the first day of summer has also brought some extreme weather across the country. 12-year-old Michigan boy dies after ... Full story

The Best Witchy Boots for the Summer Solstice - Vogue

Banish the flip flop! Out with weak sneakers! It’s time to put a spell on your feet and step into a witchy boot. It is, after all, a deeply enchanting shoe with its dagger-shaped toe, laced-up front, and flared heel. It’s dangerous, authoritative, and sharp enough to take an eye out. Plus, it’s the best way to tap into this week’s summer solstice and channel its spiritual energy down to your toes. To start, throw what you know about magical ... Full story

Dr. Dre & Jimmy Iovine Testify in Court for $100 Million Beats Headphone Royalties Case

A year after revealing their life stories in the HBO documentary The Defiant Ones , Andre "Dr. Dre" Young and Jimmy Iovine gave an encore performance in court this week as they testified in a case brought against them by a former business partner. Steven Lamar is suing the two and Beats Electronics for leaving him out of more than $100 million in royalties for the headphone design. The lawsuit, which was originally filed by Lamar and Jibe Audio ... Full story