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FIFA head: World Cup in Brazil could be mistake

[2013-07-18 14:03]

FIFA President Sepp Blatter said Wednesday it may have been a mistake to choose Brazil to host next year's World Cup.

Bomber as rock star? Rolling Stone cover outrage

[2013-07-18 07:40]

The close-up of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on the cover of Rolling Stone took on new criticism that Rolling Stone turned the Boston Marathon bombing defendant into something more appealing.

German band performs with 3D stage set

[2013-07-18 07:30]

German electronic band Kraftwerk performs with a 3D stage set during the 47th Montreux Jazz Festival in Montreux July 17, 2013.

A time of giving and sharing

[2013-07-18 02:43]

Uygurs celebrate Ramadan together during holy month of fasting.

Elixir of life

[2013-07-18 02:30]

For Kevin Lin, a renowned ultramarathon runner from Taiwan, running for thousands of kilometers in extreme harsh climates is not only to challenge his limits, but for a higher purpose — to raise public awareness of water scarcity on this planet.

Capturing Beijing through the viewfinder

[2013-07-18 02:17]

American screenwriters take on the challenge of knowing the real China in an international competition.

No song and dance but fun

[2013-07-18 01:44]

Pearse Lyons, founder and president of Alltech Inc, one of the world's largest animal health and nutrition companies, lives in the Republic of Ireland, Europe's most western country and one of its smallest.

Wall of Honor unveiled for Mandela

[2013-07-17 21:47]

The Wall of Honor was unveiled in Cape Town on Wednesday to allow people to place well-wish cards and notes for ailing former South African president Nelson Mandela.

Atlanta zoo's panda twins doing well

[2013-07-17 10:44]

Tiny twin panda cubs were born to a 15-year-old giant panda named Lun Lun earlier this week at Zoo Atlanta, the first set of panda twins born in the US in 26 years. The second cub was a surprise, after an earlier ultrasound had seemed to indicate a solo cub.

Panama finds 'missile equipment' aboard DPRK ship

[2013-07-17 07:40]

Panama's president said on Monday that the captain of a ship from the DPRK tried to kill himself after the vessel was stopped en route from Cuba and found to have suspected missile material on board.

Free on his feet

[2013-07-17 02:31]

Willy Tsao had a visceral reaction to the first performance of modern dance he saw decades ago, and has never stopped making the art form his own.

Extreme heat causing vehicle fires

[2013-07-17 02:12]

High summer temperatures have caused 20 to 30 percent more vehicle fires than in other seasons, experts said.

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