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Even though it comes around comet-like just once every four years, or perhaps precisely because of that, the World Cup's grip on the planet's imagination remains impressive. French fans' delirious chants of "We're going to Brazil!" after their team dug deep to defeat Ukraine in the playoffs and Cristiano Ronaldo's joy at his hat trick that qualified Portugal showed how much this most global of sports tournaments means to nations and people alike.
The Obama administration moved swiftly Tuesday to seize on the horrific suicide bombing of the Iranian Embassy in Beirut as an example of how Washington and Tehran share common ground as terrorist targets.
The irrepressible Cristiano Ronaldo scored a dazzling hat trick as Portugal qualified for the 2014 World Cup finals at the expense of Zlatan Ibrahimovic's Sweden on Tuesday, while France advanced by conjuring a remarkable turnaround against Ukraine.
With the international community inching toward an agreement with Iran that would slow parts of that nation's nuclear program, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday cautioned against accepting "an exceedingly bad deal" that he says would threaten the very existence of his country.
Doris Lessing, the Nobel Prize-winning, free-thinking, world-traveling and often-polarizing author of "The Golden Notebook" and dozens of other novels that reflected her own improbable journey across the former British Empire, died Sunday. She was 94.
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Lotus says Kimi Raikkonen has undergone back surgery in France and will begin his rehabilitation next week.
Had France not balked, the P5+1 group of world powers might have allowed Iran to get its foot in the door of the nuclear-armed clubhouse.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Thursday that Iran had accepted a U.S. draft proposal on a nuclear deal but that last-minute amendments blocked an accord last week in Geneva.