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Iran mother spares son's killer with slap

An Iranian mother spared the life of her son's convicted murderer with an emotional slap in the face as he awaited execution with the noose around his neck, a newspaper reported Thursday.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Miami Herald

Miami will be World Cup crossroads

With air connections to 10 of the 12 Brazilian World Cup host cities, Miami will be promoting itself as a gateway to soccer action.

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ABC News

Altidore's Playing Time a Concern for Klinsmann

Jozy Altidore's disappointing first season with England's Sunderland has less than a month remaining, and it appears as though the American's struggles for playing time aren't finished.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Jozy Altidore, AZ Alkmaar, More Sports, United States World Cup

Mashable

World Cup: Ecuador Must Press on After Death of Star Striker

Many of the teams at this summer's World Cup will pin their hopes to their respective star strikers, soccer's offensive aggressors who are charged with scoring goals and keeping opponents on their heels.

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Related Topix: Ecuador World Cup, Sports, Wayne Rooney, Soccer Players

GhanaSoccerNet.com

2014 World Cup: Who is winning the USA midfield battle to face Ghana?

By now, we are well aware that there are plenty of holes still left to fill in the first starting 11 that the United States men's national team will send out to the pitch against Ghana on June 16 at the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

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Related Topix: United States World Cup, FIFA World Cup, Sports, Soccer Players, Kyle Beckerman

GhanaSoccerNet.com

2014 World Cup: Joe Addo wants Ghana goalie Adam Kwarasey dropped if his confidence is in doubt

Ex-Ghana defender Joe Addo has urged Kwesi Appiah to leave out goalkeeper Adam Kwarasey if his confidence level for the number one position in the Black Stars is suspicious ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Sporting News

Projecting the U.S. World Cup training camp roster

We are just one month away from the final U.S. national team training camp before the World Cup, the decisive camp that will help Jurgen Klinsmann determine just whom he will take to Brazil, and who will suffer the fate of missing the final cut.

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Related Topix: Germany World Cup, Sports

Yahoo!

Football - Barcelona desperate to dispel despondency with - El Clasico' win

Barcelona and Real Madrid fans have been arriving in Spain's third biggest city, Valencia, for tonight's Copa del Rey final.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Lionel Messi, Javier Mascherano, Carles Puyol, World Soccer, More Sports, Barcelona, Cristiano Ronaldo, Spain World Cup

EL33TONLINE News

European PlayStation Store Update for April 16th: 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil, Dead Nation PS Vita

This week's PlayStation Store update stars some classic first-party franchises such as Resistance and Sly Cooper along with new entries in the ever-popular Final Fantasy, Trials and FIFA series.

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Iol.co.za

Tevez denies rift with Messi

Juventus striker Carlos Tevez has denied suggestions that a falling out with Lionel Messi is behind his ongoing absence from the Argentina side, saying that the two players "get on well".

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Iol.co.za

Brazil not on Anelka's radar

Controversial French forward Nicolas Anelka on Wednesday rubbished claims he was ever in line to join Brazilian club Atletico Mineiro.

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Daily Mail

Belgium coach Wilmots given new four-year contract after leading them to World Cup

The Belgian federation has extended the contract of coach Marc Wilmots to the 2018 World Cup after he led them to their first finals in a dozen years.

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Related Topix: Belgium World Cup, Sports, Soccer Players, Eden Hazard, Romelu Lukaku, World Soccer, More Sports, Chelsea, Thibaut Courtois

GhanaSoccerNet.com

2014 World Cup: Ghana will live and die by their attack

There was a groan of "not them again" when the two were drawn into the same group, and they will now face off on June 16. Coach Kwesi Appiah understands that the first match is extremely important, but still has many decisions to make on the back end of his team.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Rio Times

Brazil Tourism Forecast Cools for World Cup

The tourism sector in Brazil has had to adjust their inflated estimates concerning the expected influx of tourists during the FIFA World Cup in June and July this year, leading to big discounts on local and international flights and accommodation during the tournament.

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GhanaSoccerNet.com

Ex-Ghana captain Stephen Appiah made ambassador for Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves

The iconic Ghanaian football figure will join a distinguished group of current Ambassadors, including Academy Award-winning actor Julia Roberts, chef Jose Andres and musician Rocky Dawuni.

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CBS Local

FIFA World Cup Trophy Arrives In South Florida

The World Cup will kick off this June in Brazil and Tuesday, the highly coveted FIFA World Cup Trophy arrived in South Florida.

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The Independent

David Beckham hits the wall in his fight for a football stadium in Miami's port area

An alliance of locals supports the former England captain's MLS franchise, but believes there are better sites for the proposed 25,000-seat venue Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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Northern Michigan News

Reus, Liverpool top of AP soccer poll

Marco Reus leads the player vote for the second time, after scoring three goals in games against Real Madrid and Bayern Munich.

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Related Topix: Sports, Steven Gerrard, Soccer Players, Raheem Sterling, World Soccer, More Sports, Liverpool, Angel Di Maria, Gonzalo Higuain, England World Cup

MTV

Aloe Blacc Promises 'The World Is Ours' On FIFA World Cup Anthem Remix

Aloe Blacc knows all about breaking down barriers. Thank to his vocals on Avicci's countronica "Wake Me Up" and his own hit single "The Man," Blacc has seen how music can transform hearts and minds.

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This is Local London

Striker may not return to Watford

South Korea's manager does not expect Chu-Young Park to play for Watford again this season - with the striker currently in Seoul receiving treatment.

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