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The Dominicans have their crown, at last. Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina understood the magnitude of this victory, and made sure to call right away to offer his congratulations after his countrymen won 3-0 on Tuesday night.
Authorities announced this week that they believe they know who stole 13 pieces of artwork worth as much as $500 million from Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in 1990. A look at some of the biggest and most brazen art thefts in recent times:
Both teams had already qualified for the semifinals in San Francisco, and the game merely determined seedings. Puerto Rico plays two-time defending champion Japan on Sunday night, and the Dominicans face the Netherlands on Monday night.
Ryan Braun and Ryan Vogelsong are out, Team USA is ruined.
Pinch hitter Erick Aybar singled home the go-ahead run in the ninth for the Dominicans, who improved to 5-0. They're assured of a spot in the semifinals beginning Sunday in San Francisco.
German prosecutors said Thursday they arrested a man after he allegedly tried to sell seven paintings taken in a Netherlands heist, including a Picasso and two Monets, back to their Dutch owner.
The Dutch government on Wednesday raised the terror threat level in the Netherlands from "limited" to "substantial" — citing growing radicalization of Dutch youth and other potential blow-back from the increasingly bloody conflict in Syria.
Shinnosuke Abe homered twice in an eight-run second inning as two-time defending champion Japan beat the Netherlands 10-6 to wrap up first place in Pool 1 of the World Baseball Classic.
When actor Jonathan Pryce first received a copy of River Phoenix's last film "Dark Blood," it sat unwatched on his desk for months. He worried about how he would feel reliving Phoenix's death, growing nostalgic about memorable dinners the two shared after long days of filming in Utah and recalling the shocking 5 a.m. phone call telling him the young actor had died.