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  • Bookmakers forecast record betting in Britain on World Cup final

    LONDON (Reuters) - Record sums are likely to be wagered in Britain on Sunday's World Cup final between Germany and Argentina, bookmakers said on Friday, illustrating soccer's growing value to the betting industry. About 40 million pounds could be...
  • Vanquished Brazil struggles to stomach Argentine football horde

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - People in the tourist mecca of Rio de Janeiro are used to just about everything. Drunk and sunburnt vacationers from northern latitudes. Hipster backpackers prowling for drugs and sex. Even the million-plus foreigners who...
  • Argentina-Germany finals: One wonderful, one abysmal

    Argentina-Germany finals: One wonderful, one abysmal
    Argentina and Germany have met twice before in the World Cup final (when the Germany in the title game was West Germany) and I had the privilege of covering both for the Tribune.  One was memorable, the other forgettable.  Here are my stories on those...
  • Factbox: Path to the final - Germany

    (Reuters) - Following is a recap of Germany's six World Cup matches on the way to Sunday's final against Argentina: Group G June 16, Salvador, Germany 4 Portugal 0 Germany began the tournament as one of the favourites and a 4-0 thrashing of Portugal...
  • Germany supremely confident they can beat Argentina

    SANTO ANDRE Brazi (Reuters) - Germany captain Philipp Lahm and forward Thomas Mueller sounded supremely confident on Friday that their team will be able to neutralise Argentina's Lionel Messi and win the World Cup on Sunday. Sounding at times as if...
  • Merkel, Obama haven't spoken on phone since U.S. spy asked to leave

    Merkel, Obama haven't spoken on phone since U.S. spy asked to leave
    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Angela Merkel has not had a phone conversation with U.S. President Barack Obama since Berlin asked the top American intelligence official in the country to leave, but the two are in close contact, a German government spokesman...
  • Germany players ruled out showboating against Brazil

    SANTO ANDRE Brazil (Reuters) - Germany's players agreed at halftime during their 7-1 World Cup semi-final win over Brazil to refrain from showboating to avoid humiliating the hosts, forward Thomas Mueller said on Friday. Germany took a 5-0 lead at the...
  • The Feds vs. Rowland: GooooooooL

    I guess the best way to describe what happen to former Gov. John Rowland in court this past week is to put it in World Cup terms: Think of government prosecutors as Germany and Rowland's defense team as Brazil. Only it wasn't that close. Rowland...
  • Cadillac taps Infiniti chief Johan de Nysschen as new global president

    Cadillac employees woke up Friday morning with a new boss. GM’s luxury division announced that Johan de Nysschen would take over as president on Aug. 1. The 54-year-old South African will leave his post at Nissan, where he served as head of its...
  • CBF president-elect says Scolari should keep his job

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil manager Luiz Felipe Scolari should keep his job because of the good work he did during his 19 months in charge, even though the hosts were humiliated 7-1 by Germany in the semi-finals of the World Cup, the president-elect of...
  • Mobile devices distract students in lectures

    Frankfurt A recent German university study proves what you've always suspected: Technology provides more of a distraction than a boon for students in lecture halls. Instead of using their gadgets to take lecture notes, many end up surfing the internet,...