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Barbie's boyfriend Ken has just had a major makeover

Mattel has announced Ken the doll is going through a makeover, actually 15 makeovers as Ken is going to have 15 new looks. "We are redefining what a ...


State of Origin 2017: Queensland Maroons captain's run

Conor Hickey, Paul Roberts and Chris Boulous share their predictions about how the game will pan out on the latest In The Clear NRL Podcast. The ageing Maroon...


O'Brien joy as Highland Reel shows he is a special talent

The Prince of Wales's Stakes was his 10th win in 24 starts and his sixth Grade 1 or Group 1 win. "I'm just delighted he has won". "It's a huge chain of peop...


Faedo fabulous again, Florida beats TCU to go to CWS finals

The teams met again Saturday night, with the victor advancing to the best-ofthree finals starting Monday against LSU , which advanced after beating Oregon Sta...


New Zealand wins 5th straight vs Oracle in America's Cup

HAMILTON, Bermuda Emirates Team New Zealand took a commanding lead over America's Cup holders Oracle Team USA in the first of Sunday's two races, exte...


Burling, Team New Zealand reach match point in America's Cup

Team New Zealand has won seven races but began with a negative point because Oracle won the qualifiers. Perhaps looking to one-up Spithill in gamesmanship, Burl...


Virginians to determine ballot for governor, among other races

In Floyd County, where Republicans have long dominated local politics, Stewart's message of stauch protection of icons of the loss in America's Civil War more t...


Federer demolishes Zverev to win 9th Halle title

Roger Federer progressed into the semifinals of the Gerry Weber Open here with a 6-3, 6-4 win over defending champion Florian Mayer here on Friday. "I'm st...


Ruet-e-Hilal Committee sights moon, Eid-ul-Fitr on Monday

But much of the world had no such wait. According to the wife of the president, "the Sallah celebration is imperative as it marks the end of the holy month of...


Review Roundup - Michael Bay's TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT

Speaking to Collider , di Bonaventura said: "I know we're doing a spin-off first in the " Bumblebee " movie and that is a very distinctive departure from wha...


Prince Philip Released From Hospital

The palace said the infection was related to an existing condition that wasn't made public. It said he was "in good spirits" and disappointed that he was forc...


Albania's Socialists set to win parliamentary vote

The 43-year-old opposition leader called on Albanians to "come and vote for change, in spite of the heat" after casting his ballot on a sweltering summer's day ...


Erin Andrews, ex-NHL player Jarret Stoll marry in Montana

The "Dancing with the Stars" host confirmed the engagement last December, saying on " Good Morning America " that Stoll, a former National Hockey League playe...


Foo Fighters joyous return to Glastonbury

Grohl then began a stripped-back version of Times Like These, before being joined by the rest of the band. "For all of you who were her in 2015, I'm sorry I ...


PD Editorial: Senate's unseemly rush to vote on health bill

Rand Paul , R-Ky., speaks to reporters at the Capitol after Republicans released their long-awaited bill to scuttle much of President Barack Obama's Affordabl...


Family members: Seattle mom killed by police adored her kids

The Democrats have done it again, forming another circular firing squad to blow their chances of winning the Georgia House Special Election in its 6th Distric...


Bruno Mars, nominated for 5 honors, to open BET Awards

The BET Awards will take place at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California. For viewers without cable, a livestream will be available on BET.com , ...


NBA Draft Grades: Atlantic Division features great drafts for 76ers and Celtics

Lonzo Ball , selected with the 2nd overall pick by the Los Angeles Lakers, tops the list as the early favorite for the honor. Embiid averaged 20.2 points, 7.8...


Parliamentary elections: Emmanuel Macron's party charging towards landslide victory

Projections show pro-Macron candidates dominating parliament's 577-seat lower house. "It's a renewal of the political class", Reuters news agency quoted Jose ...


Martha the Neapolitan Mastiff wins world's ugliest dog contest

Martha was crowned the first place victor at the 29th Annual World's #Ugliest Dog Contest in Petaluma, California at the Sonoma-Marin Fair on Friday, June 23...


Lil' Kim Investigated by LAPD After Armed Robbery

According to the reports , Kim rented a house in L.A. this weekend for a BET weekend party. The Brooklyn-born Grammy victor and her crew went at about 2 a.m. ...


Mark Wahlberg Is Probably Done With the Transformers Movies

This is certainly a recommendation if audiences hope to see a picture for its phenomenal cinematic footage, and after Bay and Sela's decision to shoot 98% of th...


Jury Hits Deadlock in Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Trial

Prosecutors say Cosby, now 79, drugged and sexually assaulted Andrea Constand in 2004. "I'm feeling so frustrated". The jury consists of seven men and f...


Jury gets case in Cosby sex assault trial

Brian got dirty, constantly victim bashing Andrea, painting her out to be someone who was in a consensual relationship with Cosby and who wasn't honest. Never...


Judges Rule 'Making a Murderer' Confession Was Improperly Obtained

But Making A Murderer presented the argument that Dassey's interrogation was allegedly forceful and manipulative - a framework that a federal judge in Milwauk...


400 medical calls for 1st night of Electric Daisy Carnival

Festival organizers estimate that there were 136,000 attendees partying from sundown Friday to sunrise Saturday at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway . Although ...


This gassy Neapolitan Mastiff named Martha

Zindler says Martha , from Sebastopol, California, was rescued by the Dogwood Animal Rescue Project in Sonoma County when she was almost blind from chronic n...


Katy Perry mocked for calling Saltire 'blue flag with an x'

Dancing tellies with huge eyes twitching across the stage, a winged angel-type rucksack contraption, several rounds of confetti gun, and a quote-based reference...


Mueller is "Good Friends" with Comey, and that's "Bothersome"

President Donald Trump has no intention of firing the special counsel investigating charges of Russian meddling in the 2016 US election, even though he questi...


Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho subject of Spanish tax fraud investigation

This is similar to deals struck with the Spanish taxman by fellow Argentinians Javier Mascherano and Lionel Messi a year ago. Representatives for Ronaldo de...


Dave Grohl thanks Florence Welch for filling in at Glastonbury

Since her diagnosis and during her time as a campaigner, Laura raised more than £70,000 for breast cancer awareness charity CoppaFeel . "But we should all da...


London fire: 79 presumed dead, death toll may rise

The London police on Monday upgraded to 79 the tally of those believed to have died in an apartment block inferno, although only five victims had been forma...


Martha, 125-Pound Neapolitan Mastiff, Wins This Year's Contest

As she was awarded her first-place prize - US$1,500 (S$2,000), a trophy and a trip to NY for media appearances - Martha appeared unmoved, rolling over to let ...


Companies pull sponsorship of Public Theater over Trump, 'Caesar' controversy

Two major corporate sponsors of New York's Public Theater on Sunday pulled funding for a production of a President Donald Trump-themed production of Shakespe...


Brent Primus Wins Bellator Lightweight Title After Michael Chandler Suffers Ankle Injury

Primus then started attacking Chandler's ankle, which kept bending numerous times throughout the short fight, with various kicks, seemingly turning Chandler's l...