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  • World Cup 2014: Highlights, lowlights and surprises

    World Cup 2014: Highlights, lowlights and surprises
    Thirty-one days, 64 games, 12 cities, 171 goals and one bizarre assault, with Uruguay's Luis Suarez biting an Italian opponent. This World Cup had it all. Brazil, the host country, proved to be better at party planning than at soccer (who would have...
  • FIFA rankings put Germany on top of the world

    (Reuters) - Germany's World Cup triumph has seen them rise to the top of the world rankings for the first time in 20 years, FIFA announced on Thursday. The 1-0 victory in the final has taken them up one place to top spot, ahead of their opponents in...
  • Dutch PM returning to Netherlands after Malaysian plane downed in Ukraine

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The Dutch prime minister is on his way back to the Netherlands from a summit in Brussels after a Malaysia Airlines plane that took off from Amsterdam was downed in Ukraine, he said in a statement on Thursday. "I am deeply shocked by...
  • Sideline Chatter: Babe Ruth's power still evident in an auction

    This contract wasn't worth the paper it was printed on in a good way. Babe Ruth's 1918 paperwork with the Boston Red Sox, which called for him to get paid $5,000, was sold in an auction Saturday night. For $1.02 million. NASCAR QUIZ Driver Joey Logano...
  • Derek Jeter, in his final All-Star Game, shines as American League wins 5-3

    MINNEAPOLIS His glove never departed his left hand, and the ovation never slackened. The fans inside Target Field clapped their hands and craned their necks toward the stadium video screens, watching Derek Jeter extend hugs to each fellow All Star...
  • Court rules Dutch state liable for 300 Srebrenica deaths

    THE HAGUE (Reuters) - The Netherlands is liable for about 300 of the more than 8,000 deaths in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, a Dutch court ruled on Wednesday, pinning some of the blame for Europe's worst massacre since World War Two on the Dutch state. A...
  • Abbott, AbbVie part of red-hot pharmaceutical deal market

    AbbVie Inc. appears to be on the verge of a $53.7 billion takeover that would change its corporate address to the United Kingdom. Abbott Laboratories agreed Monday to sell part of its generic drug business for $5.3 billion, structuring the sale in a way...
  • San Diego Comic-Con TV Schedule: Will Your Favorite Shows Be There?

    San Diego Comic-Con celebrates its 45th year from Wednesday, July 23 through Sunday, July 27, and once again, dozens of networks and TV studios will descend on the city with hundreds of stars and producers to promote their new and returning shows -- but...
  • Netherlands: Rare cheetah sextuplets go on display at Arnhem zoo

    Two months after they were born, six baby cheetahs went on display this month at the Burgers Zoo (a.k.a. Koninklijke Burgers' Zoo) in Arnhem, Netherlands. Hard to believe these adorable little big cats will grow up to be the fastest land creatures on...
  • World Cup dominates; 'Big Brother' scores

    World Cup dominates; 'Big Brother' scores
    How big was the World Cup in Central Florida? The soccer extravaganza dominated the sports ratings last week, taking nine of the Top 10 spots in this TV market. The Germany-Argentina final Sunday afternoon topped anything in prime time, when Orlando...
  • World Cup final scores massive ratings on ABC, Univision

    Nearly 30 million people in the U.S. watched Sunday's championship match of the FIFA World Cup, shattering the previous record for a men's soccer final. ABC's television broadcast of the game -- which resulted in Germany's 1-0 victory in extra time over...