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  • Global business leaders push for infrastructure funding overhaul

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - International business leaders are lobbying the Group of 20 bloc of advanced and developing countries to tackle a $57 trillion shortfall in global infrastructure, pressing for changes to funding rules they say would help big projects...
  • India complaint threatens to sour relations with England

    MUMBAI (Reuters) - As England paceman Jimmy Anderson faces the prospect of a ban following a complaint from India, relations between the sides are in danger of becoming seriously soured in the wake of the latest contentious issue involving the Asian...
  • Violence won't stop until guns are out of civilian hands

    Gun violence continues, with Chicago becoming like the Wild West, as guns flood the city from the suburbs, other counties and other states (think Indiana).   Now “good” Chicagoans think they have to buy and carry guns to “protect&...
  • Australia to play Belgium in Asian Cup warmup

    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia will play a friendly against World Cup quarter-finalists Belgium in September as the Socceroos seek a testing warmup ahead of next January's Asian Cup on home soil. Ange Postecoglou's team will face the Red Devils in Liege...
  • Australia could take steps to reduce view banks too big to fail: report

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's main lenders are seen as too big to fail and policy options to reduce that perception include ringfencing critical banking activities and boosting capital requirements, according to a government-backed interim review. The...
  • Ruth bat, contract sold at auction, but ball withdrawn

    Ruth bat, contract sold at auction, but ball withdrawn
    Memorabilia Ruth bat, contract sold at auction, but ball withdrawn A nearly century-old Babe Ruth bat sold for $214,000 at a memorabilia auction Saturday night, but the first baseball whacked over the Yankee Stadium fence by the legendary slugger...
  • Un emocionado Ian Thorpe revela que es homosexual en una entrevista en TV

    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Ian Thorpe, el australiano olímpico más laureado, reveló que era homosexual en una emotiva entrevista el domingo, acabando con años de especulaciones sobre la sexualidad del nadador. El cinco veces medallista de oro olímpico lo...
  • Emotional Thorpe comes out in TV interview

    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Ian Thorpe, Australia's most decorated Olympian, revealed he was gay in an emotional television interview on Sunday, ending years of speculation about the champion swimmer's sexuality. The five-times Olympic gold medallist made...
  • Gold-medal swimmer Ian Thorpe comes out in TV interview

    Gold-medal swimmer Ian Thorpe comes out in TV interview
    Ian Thorpe, Australia's most decorated Olympian, revealed he was gay in an emotional television interview Sunday, ending years of speculation about the champion swimmer's sexuality. The five-times Olympic gold medalist made the admission to British...
  • Former Olympic swimmer Thorpe reveals he is gay

    The Sports Xchange Former Olympic swimmer Thorpe reveals he is gay Five-time Olympic gold medal swimmer Ian Thorpe acknowledged in a television interview on Sunday that he is gay. Thorpe told British talk show host Michael Parkinson on Australia's...
  • 2014 World Cup Schedule

    2014 World Cup Schedule
    THURSDAY, JUNE 12, 2014 Brazil 3, Croatia 1 FRIDAY, JUNE 13, 2014 Mexico 1, Cameroon 0 Netherlands 5, Spain 1 Chile 3, Australia 0 SATURDAY, JUNE 14, 2014 Colombia 3, Greece 0 Costa Rica 3, Uruguay 1 Italy 2, England 1 Ivory Coast 2, Japan 1 SUNDAY,...