Violence, Sharif corruption case put Pakistan on edge ahead of elections 

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — This week’s elections to decide Pakistan’s next prime minister are rife with tension that, analysts say, could erupt into political upheaval in the nuclear-armed nation that is a key player in U.S.-driven efforts to fight terrorism in the region. Emotions are high over a corruption case that put ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif …

Liverpool 1-3 Borussia Dortmund: International Champions Cup – live! | Football

6.05pm EDT18:05 So to sum up what we’ve learned … Christian Pulisic, at least in a preseason friendly, can put Dortmund on his shoulders. Maybe it’s just because he’s well-rested from the USA missing the World Cup, but that was a standout second half. He revived a dormant Dortmund attack by taking the ball on …

Taylor Swift Wears $895 New York Hoodie

Taylor Swift, official global welcome ambassador of New York City, dressed the part while out in Tribeca on Saturday. The singer looked very touristy in a hot pink New York City hoodie, denim shorts, and a backpack. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Of course, unlike the average NYC tourist, Taylor’s outfit cost almost $3,000. Her …

Erving Botaka-Yobama: Torpedo Moscow fires black soccer player after fans share racist messages

People play soccer at the Red Square during the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow. (Felipe Dana/Associated Press) Last week, it seemed like Erving Botaka-Yobama had gotten his big break. The 19-year-old soccer player was signed on July 14 by Torpedo Moscow, a club that plays in Russia’s third division. But just six days later, …

‘Mini-credit crunch’ and China slowdown to hit Australia’s budget | Business

Australian governments are experiencing a surge in revenue that will be undermined by a slowdown in China and a “mini-credit crunch” as banks tighten lending standards, Deloitte Access Economics has said. In its June quarter Business Outlook report Deloitte suggests rising global interest rates are combining with a bout of bank caution on lending that …

Justin Bieber Asked If Hailey Baldwin Was Pregnant

Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin are engaged (because 2018 is the year of the quickie young celebrity engagement) and the world is clamoring for details about their wedding/plans/life together. Some are even speculating about why the couple decided to get engaged as quickly as they did. One reason could be that, you know, they’re in …

One of Afghanistan’s most divisive figures — who is also a vice president — returns from exile

KABUL — Afghan Vice President Abdurrashid Dostum — a controversial figure who lived in exile for more than a year amid sexual assault charges — returned Sunday to a warm government welcome, but his legal problems still loom and a bomb attack that killed 14 people reflects potential problems ahead. After his plane from Turkey …

Tour de France 2018: Magnus Cort Nielsen wins stage 15 – live! | Sport

12.02pm EDT12:02 The GC favourites cross the line in a big group, positions again unchanged, 13min 10sec behind Cort. 12.00pm EDT12:00 Team Sky are all together at the front of the peloton, with Froome and Thomas riding side by side, chatting. 11.58am EDT11:58 The peloton is 1.7km away from the finish line, and in no …

John Legend’s Son Looks Just Like Him

Like father, like son. Chrissy Teigen and John Legend’s son, Miles Stephens, is barely two months old and he already looks exactly like his famous father. In a new video, posted by Chrissy Teigen, Miles is seen laughing and kicking and generally looking adorable. He clearly takes after his dad, especially when he smiles. Here’s …

Pakistan candidate killed in suicide bombing, adding to concerns over security in upcoming general elections

Rescue workers move the body of Ikramullah Gandapur, who was killed Sunday. (Reuters) PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A candidate in this week’s general elections was killed Sunday in a suicide bomb attack while on his way to a campaign event in northwest Pakistan, adding to concerns over public safety in an election in which at least …