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  • Cubans pack a punch on last day in the ring

    NANJING China (Reuters) - World champion Javier Ibanez Diaz and Yordan Alain Hernandez Morejon enhanced Cuba's fine boxing reputation with a gold medal apiece on the final day in the ring at the Youth Olympic Games on Wednesday. Ibanez Diaz collected the...
  • Ébola causa enormes daños económicos en África, dice banco de desarrollo

    FREETOWN (Reuters) - El brote del ébola está causando un enorme daño a las economías de África Occidental, drenando sus recursos presupuestarios y recortando su crecimiento en un 4 por ciento a medida que los empresarios extranjeros se van y son...
  • Sanctions headache for foreign executives at Russian firms

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Western sanctions over the Ukraine crisis could force some executives at Russian firms with foreign passports to give up certain duties, complicating life at the top of some of the country's largest companies. U.S. and European Union...
  • U.S. and Spain on course for World Cup showdown

    BELGRADE (Reuters) - A much-weakened United States should still be strong enough at least to reach the final of the 2014 basketball World Cup, which begins in Spain on Saturday. The holders, together with the hosts, will be strong favorites to reach...
  • Ukraine crisis forces European defense spending rethink

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin's actions in Crimea and eastern Ukraine may achieve what successive U.S. defense secretaries have failed to do -- persuade European NATO members to spend more on their armed forces. The Ukraine crisis...
  • IMF chief charged with negligence in French arbitration case

    PARIS International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde has been charged with "negligence" over a 400-million-euro state payout to a businessman when she was French finance minister, French media reported on Wednesday. Lagarde was questioned...
  • ECB's Draghi has been 'overinterpreted', says Germany's Schaeuble

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble told a newspaper on Wednesday that European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi had been "overinterpreted" after suggesting that fiscal policy could play a greater role in promoting growth. The...
  • Korean Hit-Makers to Host Seminar in Busan Market

    HONG KONG -- Film-makers behind South Korea's string of recent blockbuster hits will convene at an event to be held as part of the Busan festival's Asian Film Market. Only those whose films have exceeded 10 million ticket sales within Korea are invited...
  • As popularity, and seating, wane, NASCAR explores capacity to change

    As popularity, and seating, wane, NASCAR explores capacity to change
    The largest operator of NASCAR race tracks might not be done removing grandstand seats at its 13 speedways due to the decline in NASCAR's popularity, the company's chief executive said. International Speedway Corp., whose tracks include Daytona...
  • Top seed Djokovic cruises into second round of U.S. Open

    Top seed Djokovic cruises into second round of U.S. Open
    FLUSHING MEADOWS, N.Y. -- Top seed Novak Djokovic beat Argentina's Diego Schwartzman in three sets Monday night in their first-round match at the U.S. Open. Djokovic started his quest for an eighth Grand Slam title with a 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 win in the...
  • Homestead-Miami remains NASCAR finale in 2015

    Homestead-Miami remains NASCAR finale in 2015
    South Florida will remain the final stop on the road to the championship in NASCAR in 2015 as Homestead-Miami Speedway will host the finales of the circuit’s three premier series for the 14th consecutive year. The schedule, announced Tuesday,...