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  • In figure skating, same old, same old

    In figure skating, same old, same old
    After two weeks out of the country, in a place where it was easier to escape because Internet access was (delightfully) spotty, it’s time to weigh in about a couple things that happened during the time away. Today, figure skating. ¬†Tomorrow,...
  • U.S. World Cup players regrouped quickly after Portugal game

    U.S. World Cup players regrouped quickly after Portugal game
    In the aftermath of Sunday's tie with Portugal, many U.S. players described the final seconds as an emotional roller coaster, with Portugal's last-minute goal denying the U.S. certain advancement to the round of 16 at the World Cup. But U.S....
  • Thursday's World Cup matchups: U.S. looks to upset Germany

    Thursday's World Cup matchups: U.S. looks to upset Germany
    THURSDAY'S GAMES GROUP G: U.S. VS. GERMANY Where: Recife. Time: 9 a.m. PDT. TV: ESPN, Univision. The buzz: The U.S. was on to the round of 16 before Portugal scored in the final seconds Sunday to forge a tie. So now the U.S. has to do it again. A...
  • South Korea president: Conduct of ferry crew tantamount to murder

    South Korea president: Conduct of ferry crew tantamount to murder
    South Korean President Park Geun-hye said on Monday the actions of the captain and crew of a ferry that sank last week were tantamount to murder, as authorities arrested four more officers of the vessel. Sixty-four people are known to have died and...
  • 'Murderer': Trial of South Korea ferry crew begins

    'Murderer': Trial of South Korea ferry crew begins
    Fifteen crew of a South Korean ferry that sank in April killing more than 300 people, most of them children, went on trial Tuesday on charges ranging from negligence to homicide, with the shout going up of "murderer" as the captain entered the court....
  • South Korea's response to ferry sinking assailed; captain apologizes

    South Korea's response to ferry sinking assailed; captain apologizes
    SEOUL – Angry relatives of passengers aboard a sunken South Korean ferry criticized the government’s response Thursday as the ship’s captain made an emotional apology for fleeing the vessel before hundreds of others had a chance to get...
  • President Obama has some convincing to do on Asia tour

    President Obama has some convincing to do on Asia tour
    WASHINGTON — Two and a half years after President Obama vowed to shift America's diplomatic, economic and military focus to Asia, he will head back to the region this week to try to convince allies and adversaries alike that he really meant it....
  • North, South Korea exchange artillery fire

    North, South Korea exchange artillery fire
    North Korea fired more than 100 artillery rounds into South Korean waters as part of a drill on Monday, prompting the South to fire back, officials in Seoul said, but the exercise appeared to be more saber rattling from Pyongyang rather than the start...
  • World Cup round-up: Germany crushes Portugal; Brazil set for Mexico

    World Cup round-up: Germany crushes Portugal; Brazil set for Mexico
    Thomas Muller scored a hat trick to lead Germany to a 4-0 win over Portugal in the Group G opener.  Muller, the 24-year-old striker, now has eight goals in seven career World Cup games. The win puts Germany firmly in charge of the group, while it also...
  • Attorneys object to proposed settlement in Hyundai, Kia MPG claims

    Several law firms are objecting to the proposed settlement of a class-action suit seeking damages for the inflated fuel economy claims of South Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia. The attorneys said the settlement is designed to discourage owners of...
  • CANNES: Egyptian Star Amr Waked Joins 'Marco Polo' Cast (EXCLUSIVE)

    Egyptian multihyphenate Amr Waked ("Salmon Fishing in the Yemen," "Lucy") has joined the cast of "Marco Polo," the TWC/Netflix TV series about the famed 13th Century explorer, currently shooting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Waked, who is Egypt's biggest...
  • Church compound raided in probe of South Korean ferry tragedy

    Church compound raided in probe of South Korean ferry tragedy
    South Korean authorities raided a sprawling compound south of Seoul on Wednesday in an unsuccessful search for a reclusive millionaire with ties to the doomed Sewol ferry. Tycoon Yoo Byeong-eun is wanted for questioning in connection with Cheonghaejin...