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Disney World monorail shut down after being struck by lightning: 120 people evacuated

Super Mario on top of the world! The 22-year-old soccer star who won the World Cup for Germany becomes an instant national hero New mom becomes first to be charged with 'drug assault' of her newborn child under controversial Tennessee law after her daughter tested positive for meth at birth Family's outrage after drunk hit-and-run driver is ... (more)

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

CBS Local

Messi Wins Award As Best Player At World Cup

JULY 13: Bastian Schweinsteiger of Germany challenges Lionel Messi of Argentina during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Final match between Germany and Argentina at Maracana on July 13, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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NBC29

After Brazil, Blatter focuses on FIFA election

A 27-year-old man who was allegedly at an illegal marijuana plot is suspected of starting a wildfire that has burned about 6 square miles of forested land in Northern California.

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National Public Radio

Germany And Argentina Face Off In World Cup Final

The World Cup final takes place on Sunday in Brazil. NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Russell Lewis in Rio de Janeiro about the match, which went into extra time with a score of 0-0.

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WZVN-TV Fort Myers

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A wildfire burning on about 34 square miles of grass, brush and timber in central Washington did not grow on Saturday, but officials worry that storms forecast to arrive Sunday afternoon could cause explosive growth.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Ukraine clashes kill 12 civilians, Putin talks nixed

Escalating clashes between pro-Kremlin separatists and Ukrainian forces on Sunday killed 12 civilians and forced the new Western-backed leader to cancel a pivotal meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the World Cup in Brazil.

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Daily Pennsylvanian

Tropa de Elite: Part III

Favelas. Shanty towns. Slums. These terms are often associated with Rio de Janeiro, defined by many as a cosmopolitan, cultural, beautiful beach town.

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The News Tribune

Soccer diplomacy? Putin, Poroshenko at WCup final

German Chancellor Angela Merkel delivers a speech at the general meeting of the Thuringian Christian Democratic Party in Jena, Germany, Saturday July 12, 2014.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

680News

Putin in Argentina on Latin America tour to build Russiaa s influence, trade, investments

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed agreements on nuclear energy generation with Argentina on Saturday as part of a Latin American tour aimed at building Russia's influence in the region.

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The Baltimore Sun

Colombia oil pipeline paralyzed by rebel attack

The attack took place on Friday near the municipality of Fortul, in Arauca province, on the border with Venezuela.

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The Washington Post

Russian minister: 2018 cup unaffected by Ukraine

Vitaly Mutko, the local organizing committee chairman and a FIFA board member, on Saturday said he did not foresee "any major issues."

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KTEN-TV Denison

Pele remembers despair of last Maracana final

Tracy Morgan is suing Wal-Mart over last month's highway crash that seriously injured him and killed a fellow comedian.

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ITV

Police search for Brit arrested in touting probe

Brazilian police claim a British man arrested as part of an investigation into World Cup ticket touting has fled officers coming to re-arrest him at his Rio hotel.

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The Baltimore Sun

Brazil's leader sees no political fallout from World Cup defeat

Brazil's humiliating defeat in the World Cup will have no impact on the elections in October, President Dilma Rousseff predicted on Friday as she prepares to hit the campaign trail to seek a second term.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Maradona sings song mocking Brazil's 7-1 loss

The video images posted Friday by the websites of the O Globo and Folha de S. Paulo newspapers show Maradona inside the World Cup's International Broadcast Center in Rio de Janeiro celebrating Brazil's loss with the staff of an Argentine television network.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

West Australian

BRICS to launch bank, tighten Latin America ties

The BRICS group of emerging powers will launch its own development bank at a summit next week, using its growing influence to establish a counterweight to Western-dominated financial organizations.

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Related Topix: World News, Brazil, South Africa, Africa, Dilma Rousseff, Vladimir Putin

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Whereabouts of 'fugitive' Cup executive a mystery

Ray Whelan, an executive with the MATCH group, left the Copacabana Palace hotel in Rio de Janeiro through a service entrance about an hour before police arrived to re-arrest him Thursday.

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The Fresno Bee

Virtual Neruda walks streets of Chile's capital

The Nobel Prize-winning poet will be briefly visible Friday in the window of his former home in Santiago, which is now a museum, writing verses.

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KHOU-TV Houston

Workers conclude repairs on Brazil's Christ statue

Rio de Janeiro Archbishop Orani Tempesta on Friday presided over a ceremony marking the end of repairs that were made to the 98-foot-tall hilltop figure.

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The News Tribune

Biggest security detail in Brazil history at final

Jose Mariano Beltrane, security secretary for the state of Rio de Janeiro, says the contingent will be the largest in Brazil's history with 9,300 Brazilian defense forces and at least 10,000 military police.

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