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  • 'Under the Dome,' World Cup score in ratings

    'Under the Dome,' World Cup score in ratings
    UPDATED: Stephen King wrote the second-season premiere of "Under the Dome," and that helped the CBS drama bring in the biggest national audience Monday night. "Dome" was also the most-watched program in Central Florida, but the Germany-Algeria match...
  • Presidente de Nigeria destituye a ejecutivos de petrolera estatal

    ABUYA (Reuters) - El presidente nigeriano Goodluck Jonathan sustituyó a los cuatro principales ejecutivos de Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), dijo su gabinete el sábado, interviniendo en una de las instituciones más poderosas del país y...
  • Ebola is outstripping control efforts, top WHO official warns

    Fears rose Friday that the Ebola virus may have spread as Nigerian authorities said they have quarantined two people who may have the disease and have another 69 under observation. With fears the disease may get a toehold in Nigeria’s most...
  • Nigeria’s Amalaha stripped of weightlifting gold

    GLASGOW (Reuters) - Nigeria teenager Chika Amalaha has been stripped of her Commonwealth Games weightlifting gold medal after failing a doping test, the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) said on Friday. The 16-year-old, who won gold in the women's...
  • BET Awards Live Blog: Lionel Richie Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

    The 2014 BET Awards has kicked off at Nokia Theater and is sure to be a memorable one. In past years, Michael Jackson presented James Brown with a lifetime achievement award, Destiny's Child gave lap dances to Nelly, Magic Johnson and Terrence Howard, and...
  • France, Germany look to advance at expense of African foes

    France, Germany look to advance at expense of African foes
    Yesterday in one sentence: Mexico had its CONCACAF thunder stolen from it after 89 strong minutes, but Costa Rica held the confederation's banner proudly and is into the final eight. What’s on tap: France vs. Nigeria, noon, ESPN; Germany vs....
  • World Cup preview: France looks to stifle Nigeria's offense

    World Cup preview: France looks to stifle Nigeria's offense
    Monday's World Cup double dip features a pair of European powers (France, Germany) against West African nations with similar sounding names (Nigeria, Algeria). The opener, which includes a pinch of Americana, could be a showcase for France, just four...
  • France strikes late to see off Nigeria

    France strikes late to see off Nigeria
    France ended Nigeria's hopes of a first World Cup quarter-final appearance when they scored two late goals to beat the Super Eagles 2-0 in a rough and physical second-round match on Monday. Midfielder Paul Pogba put France ahead in the 79th minute,...
  • Francia gana a Nigeria por 2-0 con goles tardíos y pasa a cuartos en Brasil

    Francia gana a Nigeria por 2-0 con goles tardíos y pasa a cuartos en Brasil
    Francia derrotó el lunes a Nigeria por 2-0, con goles anotados cerca del final del partido y se aseguró su pase a cuartos de final del Mundial que se disputa en Brasil. Paul Pogba abrió el marcador con un providencial cabezazo a los 79 minutos tras un...
  • France defeats Nigeria, 2-0, to advance to World Cup quarterfinals

    France defeats Nigeria, 2-0, to advance to World Cup quarterfinals
    For nearly 80 minutes, little separated France and Nigeria. Possession time, shots, corner kicks, fouls: almost even. Score: dead-even. A draw would be justified, though not possible in the round of 16. Then the French broke through in an unusual...
  • Dozens feared killed in car bombing at crowded Nigeria market

    Dozens feared killed in car bombing at crowded Nigeria market
    A morning bomb blast near a market in the Nigerian city of Maiduguri caused havoc Tuesday, with fears that dozens of people may have been killed, according to defense officials. It was the latest in a series of terror attacks in the country’s...