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Fears about health risks rose dramatically in Japan Tuesday with news of a greater radiation release and renewed warnings to remaining residents within 20 miles to stay indoors.
The news from Japan sounds terrifying _ radioactive steam spewing from nuclear reactor explosions and frantic efforts to prevent a meltdown. So far, though, the health threat is not substantial if details that officials have released are correct, radiation experts said.
Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi on Sunday lost another close confidante — the Ukrainian nurse thought to have a romantic relationship with the leader.
Foreigners fled the turmoil in Libya by the thousands on Wednesday, climbing aboard ships, ferries and planes or fleeing in overloaded vans to the country's borders with Egypt and Tunisia.
AS Roma has accepted coach Claudio Ranieri's resignation and replaced him with former forward Vincenzo Montella.
AIDS drugs turned Andrei from a sickly baby into an energetic toddler, who giggles as he goes sledding in his snow-covered backyard. But the health of the 2-year-old is again at risk _ he is out of his medication.
The cheapest tickets for next year's European Championship in Poland and Ukraine will be 30 euros ($40), 50 percent less than for the 2008 tournament in Austria and Switzerland.
Another year, another batch of 100-year anniversaries to celebrate. The year 1911 featured two of the most storied international tournaments in the game's history. In the Spanish resort town of San Sebastian, 22-year-old Cuban Jose Raoul Capablanca made a spectacular debut on the international scene, with a first-place result that set him on the road to the world championship 10 years later. The tournament, which featured virtually all the game's best players, save for reigning German world champ Emanuel Lasker, kicked off exactly 100 years ago Sunday.
Ukrainian authorities have imposed a six-year prison term on a Russian man convicted of spying for China who was assigned to steal military secrets for Beijing's program to build and operate aircraft carriers.