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On Saturday, thousands of people in Marvel couture descended on the Melbourne Convention Centre for Oz Comic Con, some paying more than $400 for a meet-and-greet with Tricia Helfer, best known as the fictional humanoid, Cylon No 6 in Battlestar Galactica. Less than a 10 minute drive away, parents took their children to Marvel Stadium …

​The United States Women’s National Team is gearing up for another FIFA Women’s World Cup. Training has been intense in anticipation for Tuesday’s match against Thailand. The USWNT have a relatively easy group at the World Cup. Last time the United States faced off against Thailand, they secured a massive 9-0 victory in Columbus, Ohio. …

A helicopter has crashed onto a building on Manhattan’s 7th Avenue, the Fire Department in New York has said. The White House says US President Donald Trump has been briefed, and will continue to monitor the situation. Image: Firefighters suit up at the scene of the crash The crash happened close to the Empire State …

Watch Argentina v Japan live in the Fifa Women’s World Cup – Live – BBC Sport Summary Fifa Women’s World Cup Group D Watch the game live on BBC Two or online from 16:45 BST Argentina have never won a World Cup game Japan won World Cup in 2011 and were runners-up in 2015 Live …

Morning everyone. We need to talk about the weather – this is England, after all. It’s been pretty good so far, with just the one match out of 14 washed away, and that, with all respect to Pakistan and Sri Lanka, only a medium-sized occasion. But the papers are full of gloom this morning, saying …

The Philippines is struggling under the weight of a sweet but troublesome burden: a glut of 2m mangos. The agriculture secretary, Emmanuel Piñol, said mango farmers had reported an “unusual increase” in the harvest, which they had attributed to El Niño, the climate phenomenon that has led to unusually hot, dry weather this year. One …

The buzz: Japan, the reigning Asian champion, made it to the finals of the last two Women’s World Cups, beating the U.S. in 2011 and losing to the Americans in 2015. This is a new team with a new coach. Asako Takakura, the first woman to manage the national team, has returned just five of …

It’s not easy to accurately predict what humans want and when they will want it. We’re demanding creatures, expecting the world to deliver speedy solutions to our increasingly complex and diverse modern-day problems. Over the last few decades, researchers have developed a range of pretty effective mathematical solutions that can allocate resources across a variety …

CTV Regina Published Sunday, June 9, 2019 4:21PM CST Last Updated Sunday, June 9, 2019 5:28PM CST Participants gathered at Wascana Park on Sunday to take part in the World Partnership Walk. The walk was held across the world today and serves to end poverty by raising funds, and awareness. Sunday’s event raised over $60 …

REIMS, France  — The Women’s World Cup began Friday but the United States, the defending champion, is on hold. The U.S. doesn’t play until Tuesday against Thailand in the last group-stage opener in the tournament, so the American have been relegated to spectators in the opening days. “It’s fun for us to watch the games, …