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Netherlands

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  • Lori Riley: Wheelchair Athlete Takes On The Obstacles In Cross Country Race

     Lori Riley: Wheelchair Athlete Takes On The Obstacles In Cross Country Race
    WALLINGFORD — Right after Shane Mosko made it over the nine-foot wall, the second obstacle in the Gaylord Gauntlet 5K race, his wheelchair broke. That was just another obstacle for Mosko, who is paralyzed from the waist down, and his group of...
  • Prominent AIDS researcher Joep Lange among 298 killed on Malaysian jet

    Prominent AIDS researcher Joep Lange among 298 killed on Malaysian jet
    A prominent AIDS researcher and others en route to the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia, are among the victims in the crash of a Malaysia Airlines jet shot down Thursday over eastern Ukraine. All 298 aboard Malaysia Airlines...
  • World Cup on Sunday: Mexico takes on strong Netherlands squad

    World Cup on Sunday: Mexico takes on strong Netherlands squad
    KNOCKOUT STAGE NETHERLANDS VS. MEXICO Where: Fortaleza. Time: 9 a.m. PDT. TV: ESPN, Univision. The buzz: This could be one of the most interesting matchups of this World Cup given that the teams couldn't be more different. The Dutch lead the...
  • World Cup: Netherlands' top-notch offense vs. Mexico's stingy defense

    World Cup: Netherlands' top-notch offense vs. Mexico's stingy defense
    A pre-match overview does not get more fundamental than this. The third game in the round of 16 pits the Netherlands, the World Cup's finest procurer of goals, against Mexico, tied with Costa Rica as the best preventer. Guillermo Ochoa of Mexico,...
  • Soccer fans gather at Plaza Mexico in Lynwood to watch World Cup

    Soccer fans gather at Plaza Mexico in Lynwood to watch World Cup
    In Lynwood, dozens of soccer fans gathered Sunday morning at Plaza Mexico to watch Mexico’s World Cup match against the Netherlands. Cars adorned with miniature Mexico flags drove into the parking lot of the shopping center just north of the 105...
  • Extra patrols planned in Huntington Park for Mexico World Cup match

    Extra patrols planned in Huntington Park for Mexico World Cup match
    As Mexico and the Netherlands face off in their World Cup match in Brazil on Sunday morning, Los Angeles police and sheriff’s deputies plan to increase patrols in Huntington Park in preparation for a potential repeat of the unruly behavior that...
  • World Cup: Netherlands nets two late goals to advance past Mexico, 2-1

    Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa had provided a few more clips for his highlight reel of saves. If the darlings of the World Cup could keep winning, as it seemed they would with a one-goal lead entering the 88th minute, the reel might become as long as a...
  • Crowd gathers in Huntington Park after Mexico's loss in World Cup

    Crowd gathers in Huntington Park after Mexico's loss in World Cup
    Waving flags, honking horns and chanting for their team, hundreds of soccer fans gathered Sunday afternoon in Huntington Park after Mexico’s loss to the Netherlands in its World Cup match. Police in riot gear stood down one boisterous group...
  • Central Florida's Graham Zusi makes final USA World Cup roster, star Landon Donovan cut

    Central Florida's Graham Zusi makes final USA World Cup roster, star Landon Donovan cut
    Graham Zusi became the first Orlando-area athlete to be named to a U.S. men's national team World Cup roster, but his inclusion Thursday was overshadowed by other stunning news. U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann cut star midfielder Landon Donovan from the...
  • Bizarre rib bones show woolly mammoths were vulnerable to extinction

    Bizarre rib bones show woolly mammoths were vulnerable to extinction
    Unusual rib bones that grow out of the neck are giving scientists new clues about what caused the woolly mammoth to become extinct roughly 10,000 years ago. The so-called cervical ribs – extra rib bones that protrude from the vertebrae at the base...
  • Unburying Family's Painful Wartime Past

    Unburying Family's Painful Wartime Past
    Driven out of their homeland by impending war and religious persecution, my paternal grandparents, Hugo and Irma Gärtner Tobias, and their 4-year-old son, Walter, my father, (now 80 and living in Simsbury), immigrated from Germany to America through Ellis...
  • Going Dutch ... in Holland's polder country

    Going Dutch ... in Holland's polder country
    Today my long-time Dutch friends, Hans and Marjet, are driving me to polder country -- the vast fields reclaimed from the sea where cows graze, tiny canals function as fences, and only church spires and windmills interrupt the horizon. Hans is behind the...