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  • Romero tells Argentines to savor the moment

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Argentina goalkeeper Sergio Romero told his compatriots to "enjoy the moment" after saving two penalties in the semi-final shootout win over the Netherlands on Wednesday to send his country into their first World Cup final since...
  • 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...
  • Messi has the stage to secure his place among the greats

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Lionel Messi can secure his place among the game's greats with a World Cup triumph after Argentina defeated the Netherlands on penalties on Wednesday to reach the final. On Sunday at the Maracana stadium in Rio, Messi will come up...
  • De Jong, Van Persie start for Netherlands

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Netherlands midfielder Nigel de Jong was named in the starting line-up to face Argentina in the World Cup semi-final on Wednesday, completing a remarkable recovery after straining his groin muscle in the last-16 game against Mexico...
  • Dutch special forces in Mali tackle changing threat: minister

    DAKAR (Reuters) - Dutch troops have joined a U.N. peacekeeping mission in Mali to meet a growing security threat from the region to the Netherlands, and Europe as a whole that "softer" approaches can no longer contain, the Dutch foreign minister said....
  • Netherlands, Argentina have tough act to follow after Germany blowout

    Netherlands, Argentina have tough act to follow after Germany blowout
    Yesterday in one sentence: I have a scarf that says “Not in the face” in both Brazilian and English; I bet one of the Brazilian players wished they knew how to say it in German to stop that beating yesterday. What's on tap: Argentina vs....
  • Brazil fans stunned by lopsided World Cup defeat

    Brazil fans stunned by lopsided World Cup defeat
    SAO PAULO -- The last time Brazil hosted soccer's World Cup, a humiliating 2-1 loss to Uruguay went down in history as a trauma that permanently damaged the country's psyche. Generations after that defeat in 1950, the national team was under enormous...
  • Sports on TV

    WEDNESDAY'S TELEVISION HIGHLIGHTS ++++++++++++++++++++ || Formula 1 || British Grand Prix (T) || CSN7 || || MLB || Orioles@Washington (T) || MASN9 a.m. || || Orioles@Washington (T) || MASN12:30 || || Dodgers@Detroit || MLB1 || || Washington@Orioles...
  • Messi's Argentina face Netherlands in last four

    (Reuters) - After Germany's stunning demolition of hosts Brazil on Tuesday, Lionel Messi's Argentina will seek to join the Europeans in the final when they take on 2010 runners-up the Netherlands in Sao Paulo later on Wednesday. Four-times World Player...
  • Argentina, Netherlands set for duel while Brazil wonders what happened

    RIO DE JANEIRO, July 9 — Argentina and the Netherlands were getting ready to play on Wednesday for the right to join Germany in the World Cup final as the inquisition into Brazil's humiliating exit gathered pace. The hopes of a South America winner...
  • 7-night eastern Caribbean cruise on the Holland America ms Westerdam from $499

    7-night eastern Caribbean cruise on the Holland America ms Westerdam from $499
    Holland America offers a seven-night eastern Caribbean cruise on the ms Westerdam for as little as $499, based on double occupancy. The Holland America ms Westerdam sails a Saturday-Saturday itinerary from Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale with stops at...