Daily digest: Oldman's apology, KFC's 'hoax' and a brazen drunk driver

Gary Oldman. (REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett/Files)

Gary Oldman. (REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett/Files)

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Here’s a roundup of news and other tidbits to get you started today.


1. KFC claims story was a hoax

The Colonel is fighting back after a widely published story suggested a tot with a deeply scarred face was asked to leave a Mississippi restaurant.

KFC says an independent investigation found the claim to be a hoax, but will still be sending the girl's family $30,000 for medical expenses.

They have received more than $135,000 to go towards surgeries for girl's scars, which are the result of a dog attack.


2. This drunk driver takes the cake

Drinking and driving isn't a laughing matter, but what this drunk driver did might make you chuckle.

A Sarnia, Ont., man with a blood alcohol level twice the legal limit drove up to a police officer and asked "what's up?"

He was fined $1,300 and had his licence revoked for a year.


3. Gary Oldman says sorry

The Anti-defamation League isn’t accepting an apology from Gary Oldman, who defended Mel Gibson and said Hollywood is "run by Jews."

The actor made the comments in a recent interview with Playboy magazine.


4. Today in World Cup action

The tournament continues today - and it's sure to be action-packed.

Portugal takes on Ghana, while Korea vs. Belgium and Russia vs. Algeria are also on on the agenda.

But the match to watch is the U.S. vs. Germany, which will decide the winner of Group G, a.k.a the "group of death."

In the meantime, check out our gallery of 40 passionate World Cup fans who were photographed right in the moment.


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And for the latest from Brazil, follow @KurtLarSUN and @MoDaCoatLFPress on Twitter.


5. New stuff from Google

The kings of the Internet over at Google held their developers’ conference yesterday, and along with it came some buzz-worthy announcements.

One highlight is that Google's Android OS is coming to cars, watches and TVs this year.

Google is also releasing a new health and fitness data app called Google Fit.

- With files from Reuters, WENN and QMI Agency


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