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June 21, 2018 2:51 AM World Cup 2018: Russian commentator 'SACKED' for mentioning Putin's arch enemy on air

RUSSIA’s football commentator Leonid Slutsky announced he will no longer do World Cup matches for Russia’s biggest state-run broadcaster, four days after he broke a taboo by mentioning President Vladimir Putin's most vociferous critic live on air. Leonid Slutsky, who was formerly the manager of Hull City, told Reuters he was bowing out from the World 5

June 20, 2018 9:53 PM Delly's path lifts Aussie NBA draft hope

Matthew Dellavedova's rags to riches career is providing inspiration to the next wave of Australian basketball talent hoping to battle their way to NBA contracts. The NBA Draft will be held in Brooklyn, New York on Thursday with Australians Jock Landale, Xavier Cooks, Deng Adel, Emmett Naar and Jo Lual-Acuil Jr hoping to hear their names called out. They just have to look at Dellavedova 6

June 20, 2018 9:27 PM South Sudan's warring leaders meet for 1st time since 2016

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) - South Sudan's warring leaders met face-to-face for the first time in almost two years Wednesday amid efforts to end a five-year civil war, shaking hands but making no public comments. South Sudan President Salva Kiir and opposition leader Riek Machar continued meeting into the night and were expected to continue discussions 5

June 20, 2018 10:36 AM Migration issue will be the 'end of Europe' if EU don't reach deal by June, claims expert

POLITICAL analyst Alexis Poulin claimed the immigration crisis could be the “end of Europe” if the European Union cannot reach an agreement among all member states on how to deal with the crisis in time for the EU summit at the end of June. The political analyst warned the European Union must reform its immigration strategy with a “truly European deal” in time for the EU summit 5

June 20, 2018 10:09 AM 'I said that?' Verhofstadt’s brutal slap down to SNP over hopes of Scotland joining EU

BREXIT coordinator Guy Verhofstadt delivered a brutal slapdown to the SNP as he insisted the European Union will have no role in Scotland's pleas to join the bloc after Brexit. Brexit coordinator Guy Verhofstdt dismantled SNP's hopes to rally the support of the European Union to join the bloc should Scottish voters vote for independence after Brexit 6

June 20, 2018 7:13 AM WA One Nation defector 'failed vetting'

One Nation's West Australian president quit the role and announced he'd run as an independent in the Darling Range by-election because the party rejected his nomination, state leader Colin Tincknell says. When Doug Shaw was appointed to the interim role, he said he wouldn't seek to be a candidate but changed his mind and didn't pass the vetting stage

June 20, 2018 4:17 AM Opening statements in ex-New York Senate leader's retrial

NEW YORK (AP) - Opening statements are set to begin in the retrial of ex-New York Senate leader Dean Skelos (SKEH'-lohs) and his son on corruption charges. Skelos and his son, Adam, were convicted in 2015 of extortion, conspiracy and bribery. Dean Skelos, a 70-year-old Republican, was sentenced to five years in prison. His son got 6½ years. But neither 5

June 20, 2018 12:57 AM Trump says Canadians are smuggling scuffed shoes out of the U.S. to avoid tariffs and America can no longer be 'the stupid country' on trade

President Donald Trump claimed Canadians are smuggling scuffed upped shoes made to look old out of the United States to avoid high tariffs and stated America can long longer be 'the stupid country' on trade issues. 'Canada is not going to take advantage of the United States any longer, and Mexico is not going to take advantage of the United States any longer 5

June 20, 2018 12:46 AM Wake Forest adds 2 grad transfer kickers

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - Wake Forest has added two graduate transfer kickers, including one who has spent five years serving a military tour of duty. Coach Dave Clawson added Darren Ford and Eric Osteen to the team Tuesday. Ford kicked and punted at Division III Hope College while Osteen completed his military service after graduating from West Point 5

June 20, 2018 12:26 AM Trump speaking at super PAC fundraiser at his DC hotel

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is speaking at a fundraiser held by his biggest super PAC. Trump is the keynote speaker at the first America First Action Leadership Summit, which is being held at his hotel in Washington. It's the first official fundraiser for America First Action, the primary super PAC supporting Trump and working to elect candidates 5