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  • Bodies, black boxes handed over from Ukraine crash site

    Bodies, black boxes handed over from Ukraine crash site
    (Reuters) - A train carrying the remains of many of the nearly 300 victims of the Malaysia Airlines plane downed over Ukraine arrived in Ukrainian government territory on Tuesday as a separatist leader handed over the plane's black boxes to Malaysian...
  • World Cup players get time to cool off during game

    World Cup players get time to cool off during game
    The Netherlands' 2-1 win over Mexico on Sunday, a game played in 90-degee heat and high humidity, was the first World Cup game in which pre-planned cooling breaks were observed. Portuguese referee Pedro Proenca stopped the game about half an hour into...
  • World Series final 9 from six countries

    World Series final 9 from six countries
    The World Series of Poker winnowed down to its final nine players Monday night, and they represent six countries: Brazil, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden and the United States. The players will return to the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino on Nov. 10 to...
  • 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...
  • FIFA will not discipline Arjen Robben over 'dive'

    When you list the greatest divers in history, names like Greg Louganis and Sammy Lee come to mind. Unless you are a fan of Mexico's World Cup team, in which case, you immediately think of Arjen Robben of the Netherlands. Many soccer fans believe that...
  • Mexico-Netherlands Match on Univision Sets U.S. Spanish-Language Ratings Record

    Sunday's World Cup match between Mexico and Netherlands has set a Spanish-language ratings record in the United States. Nielsen estimates that 10.4 million total viewers were watching during any average minute as Mexico lost 2-1 to be eliminated from the...
  • Uruguay's Luis Suarez, gone from World Cup, promises no more biting

    Uruguay's Luis Suarez, who has been suspended three times for biting opponents, said it will never happen again. Again. In 2010, while playing for Ajax in the Dutch Eredivisie, Suarez bit Otman Bakkal, then of PSV Eindhoven, on the shoulder. After...
  • The Offspring to kick off concert series

    The Offspring to kick off concert series
    When Kevin "Noodles" Wasserman takes the stage on the OC Fair's opening night Friday, he may play to some audience members for whom he played a vital role in childhood. Not as lead guitarist of the Offspring. As Mr. Wasserman, the head custodian....
  • World Cup notes: U.S. gains a strong foothold in international soccer

    World Cup notes: U.S. gains a strong foothold in international soccer
    The unprecedented level of interest this World Cup has earned in the United States has top officials at FIFA, world soccer's governing body, believing the sport may finally be turning the corner in a country where it has had to fight for attention in a...
  • Brazil, Argentina the betting favorites in eight-team World Cup

    The U.S. is the latest team to exit the World Cup. And now there are only eight left, down from the original mix of 32. So who’s going to win the FIFA World Cup Trophy in the tournament finale July 13? According to the British gaming site...
  • Feds ask for 90-day delay in lawmaker probe of Quinn grants

    Feds ask for 90-day delay in lawmaker probe of Quinn grants
    SPRINGFIELD — Federal authorities investigating Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn’s $54.5 million anti-violence grant program on Wednesday asked state lawmakers doing their own probe to hold off 90 days — a request that’s likely to be...