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  • Blatter not to get our vote, says strident Dutch

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The Dutch football association (KNVB) has said it will not be voting for Sepp Blatter, who has confirmed his candidature for a fifth term as FIFA president. Outspoken KNVB president Michael van Praag told reporters about the...
  • New chapter nears for Boca Raton Children's Museum

    New chapter nears for Boca Raton Children's Museum
    The first new, sponsored exhibit of the Boca Raton Children's Museum in years officially opened Thursday — along with what supporters hope will be a new chapter for the museum. But it was also the last public event for its leader, Denise St....
  • Brazil presidential election much stranger than fiction

    If one were to write a fictional novel about how a frail environmental activist became a leading candidate to win Brazilīs presidential election in October, editors would refuse to publish it. They would consider it far-fetched, too far removed from...
  • Chile soccer team holds on, beats Haiti 1-0

    Chile soccer team holds on, beats Haiti 1-0
    FORT LAUDERDALE — This was the opposite side of bookends in regard to talent and skill on the soccer pitch. Chile, a veteran of eight World Cup appearances including the most recent in Brazil against Haiti with only the 1974 World Cup to its...
  • Brazilian tycoon faces fresh charges in fall of oil empire

    Eike Batista, until recently the richest man in Brazil and one of the wealthiest worldwide, has been charged with fraud and conspiracy in connection with the collapse of his oil and energy empire. Batista, formerly a self-proclaimed symbol of his...
  • Rogic out as Postecoglou builds depth ahead of Asian Cup

    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia playmaker Tom Rogic is almost certain to miss next year's Asian Cup after having surgery on a groin injury that kept him out of the World Cup, Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou has said. Rogic was a noticeable absentee from...
  • Brazilian Milestones Energize Rio Film Festival

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The Rio de Janeiro Film Festival unspools against a background of three milestones: the Oct. 5 general elections; a 2014 $540 million governmental funding package for film/TV, unveiled by president Dilma Rousseff in early July;...
  • Rio Film Festival: Luminaries Light Up RioMarket

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Participation in Rio Festival's RioMarket looks set to improve on last year's numbers, according to festival co-director Walkiria Barbosa. Among the many luminaries set to attend and conduct seminars and talk on panels are...
  • 'Absence,' 'Town,' 'Paradise' Make Rio Fest Premiere Brasil Line-Up

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Chico Teixeira's "Absence," Daniel Aragao's "I Swear I'll Leave This Town" and Andre Ristum's "The Other Side of Paradise" world premiere in the Rio de Janeiro Intl. Film Festival's centerpiece Premiere Brasil. The Rio Fest...
  • Relief over Scotland gives way to 'Great Stagnation' worries

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Scotland's rejection of independence and a lack of any fireworks at a Fed meeting last week have calmed investors enough to shift the focus back to what some call the "Great Stagnation", and how to avoid it. The Group of 20 leading...
  • 'Men in Blazers': How Producer Michael Davies Became a TV Soccer Commentator

    From Bravo's "Watch What Happens: Live" to GSN's "The American Bible Challenge," prolific producer Michael Davies has had no less than half a dozen series and pilots in the hopper at any given time during the past few years at his Sony Pictures TV-based...