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The United States has won the Gold Cup final against Panama. Welcome to your trends report for July 29, 2013.

TRENDING NOW

Gold Cup Final
Where: Google Search
Why: Panama failed to answer and the U.S. secured a 1-0 triumph and its fifth Gold Cup championship in front of a largely pro-USA Chicago crowd announced at 57,920.
The Baltimore Sun

Madrid
Where: Twitter
Why: Gareth Bale has been left distraught by the refusal of Daniel Levy, the Tottenham Hotspur chairman, to consider a world record €100m – £86.3m – offer from Real Madrid.
The Guardian

Reza Aslan
Where: Google Search
Why: Religious scholar Reza Aslan recently appeared on the FoxNews.com show Spirited Debate and the host insisted that his being a Muslim somehow affects the quality of his new book about Jesus. The whole ordeal was embarrassing for Fox News, but things are only going to get better from here for the author.
The Atlantic

Ecuador
Where: Twitter
Why: Ecuador, which renounced longtime U.S. trade benefits last month, is on the verge of getting its wish when the program expires next week, congressional aides said on Thursday.
The Baltimore Sun

Johnny Manziel
Where: Google Search
Why: The Texas A&M quarterback was asked to leave a fraternity party at a bar near the rival University of Texas in Austin on Friday night, according to multiple reports. SB Nation's Burnt Orange Nation website said Manziel was dealt with quickly and harshly soon after he arrived.
The Baltimore Sun

Obesity
Where: Digg
Why: Florida researchers have evidence that discriminating against fat people only makes them fatter.
NPR

Qatar
Where: Twitter
Why: Billions of dollars into bankrolling revolutions in Libya, Syria, and Egypt, the Qataris are finding that money can't deliver an airtight foreign policy.
The Christian Science Monitor

Alzheimer's Disease
Where: Reddit
Why: Researchers believe they are closer to developing a blood test that could diagnose Alzheimer's.
The BBC

London
Where: Twitter
Why: Across Friday evening and for much of Saturday, hours were dedicated to bringing us the Anniversary Games from the Olympic Stadium, and with them the seemingly endless opportunity to wallow in the memories of the golden summer of 2012.
The Telegraph

Pope Francis
Where: Twitter, Digg
Why: His first overseas trip behind him, Pope Francis has made conciliatory remarks about the roles of gays and women in the Roman Catholic Church and allowed that the troubled Vatican bank may have to be shut down altogether.
The Baltimore Sun

RISING TOPICS ON GOOGLE*

anthony weiner
    Breakout
dennis farina
    Breakout
royal baby
    +650%
baltimore restaurant week
    +300%
orioles schedule
    +120%
kate middleton
    +90%
apple store
    +80%
ravens
    +50%
aol
    +40%
baltimore ravens
    +40%

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