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  • World Cup Fever Boosts 'FIFA' Game Sales in June

    Ubisoft's "Watch Dogs" may have been the top selling video game in June, but Electronic Arts may have seen the biggest sales bump thanks to the World Cup. The company's "FIFA" soccer franchise ranked in the top 10 for the first time this year because...
  • Mexican authorities identify body of missing New York man

    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican authorities said they had identified human remains found in two black plastic bags as a New York man who had disappeared in January while riding his motorcycle to Brazil for the World Cup, an official said on Thursday. The...
  • Cavs reportedly will consider parting with Wiggins in Love deal

    MINNEAPOLIS Cleveland superstar LeBron James' return home from Sunday's World Cup final in Brazil appears to have moved the Minnesota Timberwolves one significant step closer toward trading discontented star Kevin Love to the Cavaliers in a deal for No. 1...
  • World Cup has given Brazil new confidence about the Olympics

    The World Cup has done more than just lift the spirits of Brazilians who are thrilled their country is in the semifinals: It has given them the confidence to overcome delays and deliver the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro on time. In an exclusive...
  • Manaus waits to see if the World Cup sows future benefits

    MANAUS, Brazil The World Cup game between Honduras and Switzerland last week wasn't a particularly glamorous matchup, but it may have been historic nonetheless. It was the fourth and final FIFA World Cup match played at Manaus' new Arena da Amazonia,...
  • China's Xi begins 2nd trip to Latin America

    MEXICO CITY Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday starts his second lengthy trip to Latin America in barely more than a year, showering attention on a region partially neglected by Washington and relishing China's role as the biggest financier to...
  • Brazil's goonish tactics won't work against Germany at World Cup

    Brazil's goonish tactics won't work against Germany at World Cup
    There were a couple of things most fans wanted to see in the final games of this World Cup. Yet, neither will be on display in Tuesday's semifinal game between Germany and host Brazil in Belo Horizonte. The first is Neymar, the 22-year-old star...
  • U.S. drops to 15th in world soccer rankings

    U.S. drops to 15th in world soccer rankings
    Despite advancing to the Round of 16 in this summer’s World Cup, the U.S. national team dropped two spots, to 15th, in the latest FIFA World Rankings released Thursday. That’s the lowest the U.S. has been since August, when it was 19th....
  • Putin denies reports that Russia plans to reopen spy base in Cuba

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is denying reports that his government had reached an agreement to reopen the Lourdes electronic eavesdropping base in Cuba, which once monitored a broad range of U.S. communications. "We closed this center in agreement...
  • After World Cup, Rio de Janeiro shifts focus to Olympics

    Brazil’s World Cup was supposed to be a disaster. Stadiums were not finished, many infrastructure projects never got off the ground, costs, allegedly inflated by corruption, soared for taxpayers and at least 10 workers died during construction...
  • Brazil holds interest rates, gives no clue on next move

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil held interest rates unchanged for a second straight time on Wednesday but did not commit to keeping them stable for long as inflation remains high in Latin America's top economy. The unanimous decision by the bank's...