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The shortlist for the first FIFA Ballon d'Or have been revealed, with seven members of Spain's World Cup-winning squad among 23 men to make the preliminary cut.
An outbreak of deadly antibiotic-resistant bacteria in Brazil has killed at least 18 people around Brazil's capital, officials said Tuesday, and has prompted hurried measures to keep the problem from spreading.
Normally when investors think of commodities, things like corn, wheat, soybeans, hogs, cocoa, lumber, gold, silver and coffee enter the mind. While those are key ones to watch, there are a number of others and a certain subset are getting all the attention. What I'm talking about are rare earth elements.
The World War II Allies recognized by war's end a need to establish a world organization as a tool to "maintain international peace and security" - providing a voice for all members. Created Oct. 24, 1945, it worked well initially. By the 1970s, however, nondemocratic member states realized this tool could be manipulated to counter the interests of democratic members. Today, the original intention of the democratic founding members of the United Nations has been drastically undermined. After a 65-year journey, the United Nations' good intentions have become a road less traveled - one over which a nondemocratic cabal runs roughshod.
China's national coach Bob Donewald Jr., a manager and three players were suspended by the Chinese Basketball Association on Friday for an ugly on-court brawl with the Brazil team.
The Chinese Basketball Association apologized Wednesday for a brawl that forced play to be suspended in an exhibition game against Brazil a day earlier.