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By John R. Bolton
The president fiddles at his domestic altar while the world burns
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Topic - Switzerland
Sergio Garcia shot a final-round 68 to beat Henrik Stenson by four strokes and win the Thailand Golf Championship at the Amata Spring Country Club on Sunday.
U.S. Soccer wasn't taking any chances of losing Jurgen Klinsmann to another country or club.
The WIPO, an agency of the United Nations, along with several other entities has published the Global Innovation Index that seeks to assess and rank innovation abilities and innovation results among the countries of the world
It's a good thing the mayor of World Cup city Manaus has a sense of humor. Because some of the stuff being said about this historic city deep in the heart of the Amazon jungle is laughable.
In "Calvinism: A History," D.G. Hart, a professor of history at Hillsdale College, traces a half-millennium of Reformed Protestantism from its European roots to its now-global presence. He shows how Protestantism's fissiparous nature has allowed it to adapt and, in some instances, transmogrify to fit local and personal needs. Mr. Hart identifies three types of church communions that currently exist under the Reformed banner: The first group embraces a personal experience of saving grace.
The mere sounds of soccer brightened Nelson Mandela in his darkest, most isolated times.
The lousy sign-up website cost a bundle, a fact that will not disappear no matter how much the White House pivots from one issue to the next to deflect public interest away from Obamacare.
Even as cybercops from a half-dozen countries analyze computer servers seized last week in a $2.7 million-per-month scam against online advertisers, analysts say they expect the fraudulent network to be up and running again soon.
For about an hour, much of the planet will come to a dead stop, all eyes and attention glued to four bowls of what look an awful lot like pingpong balls. A lottery that could make someone rich beyond his or her wildest dreams? No, though some would argue this can bring even more happiness.
One of the worst finals in World Cup history _ Spain vs. the Netherlands _ will be reprised in one of the first games of the 2014 edition.
Defending champion Spain will play its opening 2014 World Cup game against the Netherlands, a repeat of the ill-tempered 2010 final, while host Brazil faces a relatively easy path to the knockout stage after Friday's draw.
For about an hour Friday, much of the planet will come to a dead stop, all eyes and attention glued to four bowls of what look an awful lot like pingpong balls. A lottery that could make someone rich beyond his or her wildest dreams? No, though some would argue this can bring even more happiness.
There is one certainty among many possibilities offered by the World Cup draw Friday: Most teams want to be in Switzerland's group.
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