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  • Crises in Iraq and elsewhere send oil prices soaring

    Crises in Iraq and elsewhere send oil prices soaring
    Crude oil prices were headed to their biggest weekly gain of the year on Friday amid fear that the escalating crisis in Iraq could constrain supplies around the world. Investors were spooked after President Obama said he is considering military action...
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  • World Cup schedule: When to watch the group-play games on TV

    World Cup schedule: When to watch the group-play games on TV
    The 2014 World Cup officially gets underway Thursday in Brazil when the host country takes on Croatia at 1 p.m. PDT on ESPN. But what about the rest of the games? Are you trying to plan your days so you can watch all the matches? Below is the entire...
  • World Cup of hurt: A look at standouts stung by injury

    The sport known as football almost everywhere beyond our borders bears few similarities to the USA's heavily padded version. Here is one timely likeness: The roll call of ailing players scratched from the tournament is long enough to resemble the NFL...
  • '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...
  • Wow! And thanks to you

    How about some good news for a change? Last month, I wrote about the kidnapping of nearly 300 Nigerian schoolgirls by a band of putative men who style themselves "Boko Haram" -- "Western Education is Forbidden." Taken in concert with the 2012 shooting of...
  • MUNDIAL-Lista de goleadores

    1 jul (Reuters) - A continuación, la lista de goleadores del Mundial tras los partidos del martes: 5 James Rodríguez Colombia 4 Thomas Müller Alemania Lionel Messi Argentina Neymar Brasil 3 Enner Valencia Ecuador Karim Benzema Francia Arjen Robben Holanda...
  • Nigeria detiene a un empresario en conexión con el secuestro de niñas

    MAIDUGURI Nigeria (Reuters) - Soldados nigerianos han detenido a un empresario sospechoso de estar al frente de la red de inteligencia de Boko Haram que participó en el plan de secuestro de más de 200 niñas en el noreste del país, dijo el martes el...
  • World Cup round-up: Netherlands, Costa Rica advance

    World Cup round-up: Netherlands, Costa Rica advance
    Arjen Robben's skill -- and theatrics -- may have helped the Netherlands advance to the quarterfinals of the World Cup. Did Robben flop? That was the question many were asking after the Netherlands overcame a one-goal deficit in the final minutes of...
  • MUNDIAL-Francia logra dos goles sobre el final ante Nigeria y pasa a cuartos de la Copa

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - La selección de fútbol de Francia pasó a los cuartos de final del Mundial al vencer el lunes 2-0 a Nigeria, con dos goles sobre el final del encuentro disputado en Brasilia, y en la ronda de los ocho mejores del torneo se medirá con...
  • 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...