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  • Legislador venezolano insta a FIFA a donar 10 pct de ganancias a los pobres

    BELO HORIZONTE (Reuters) - La FIFA, la entidad que gobierna el fútbol mundial, debería da un ejemplo al mundo y donar el 10 por ciento de las ganancias de la Copa del Mundo a los pobres, dijo un legislador venezolano. "Sería una estupenda noticia para...
  • Colombia is buoyed by return to the World Cup

    BOGOTA, Colombia Colombians might be forgiven if they think the Fourth of July fireworks are for them. On Friday, the national soccer team plays in the World Cup quarterfinals for the first time since the games started in 1930. Regardless whether...
  • Bomb explodes among children playing in Afghanistan, 2 killed

    At least two Afghani children were killed and eight others were wounded in a bombing in Herat province Thursday, the Afghan Interior Ministry reported. The ministry said the bomb was planted by the Taliban and exploded among children playing outside...
  • Pinewood Gets Greenlight from U.K. Gov't for Expansion Plans

    LONDON -- The U.K. government has given Pinewood Shepperton the greenlight to move forward with its expansion plans at Pinewood Studios, where "Star Wars: Episode VII" is shooting. Eric Pickles, the Secretary of State for Communities and Local...
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  • Danny Glover Heads San Francisco Rally for Sweetened State Film-TV Credits

    Danny Glover is leading a Saturday rally to support improving California's film-TV tax credit at San Francisco's Fairmont Hotel. The 10 a.m. rally -- a first for Northern California -- will also include appearances by The Meehan Bros. from "Last Comic...
  • Bosnia-Herzegovina team a symbol of resiliency, rebirth

    Edin Dzeko has grown tired of the same question. “You ask me again about the war,” he complained to a CNN reporter recently. It's a fair subject, though. Because it is Dzeko's war experiences that best exemplify the resiliency and...
  • Fans get chance to appear in 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

    Fans get chance to appear in 'Star Wars: Episode VII'
    Ever imagined yourself in a Star Wars film? Here's your chance to make that dream a reality while making a difference in the world.  J.J. Abrams, the director of the "Star Wars: Episode VII," announced Wednesday that fans will have the opportunity to...
  • 'War of the Roses: The Children' Sequel Gaining Momentum (EXCLUSIVE)

    Alex McAulay has come on board to adapt the script for "War of the Roses: The Children" for Permut Presentations and Grey Eagle Productions. The project is a sequel to the 1989 hit "War of the Roses," starring Michael Douglas and Kathleen Turner and...
  • One billion people still defecate in public despite health risks: UN

    One billion people still defecate in public despite health risks: UN
    One billion people worldwide still practice "open defecation" and they need to be told that this leads to the spread of fatal diseases, U.N. experts said on Thursday at the launch of a study on drinking water and sanitation. "'Excreta', 'faeces', 'poo'...
  • Boko Haram chose its victims for a reason -- to stop progress

     Boko Haram chose its victims for a reason -- to stop progress
    Millions of people around the world have tweeted in recent weeks using the hashtag #BringBackOurGirls. That's an important sentiment, and not just as it relates to the kidnapping of 276 female students by Boko Haram in northern Nigeria. The region in...