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eMediaWorld.com Reports Spain, Britain, France win at Euro championship

September 8, 2013 3:23 PM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Reports Spain, Britain, France win at Euro championship

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia — Tony Parker scored 28 points Sunday to lead France past Ukraine 77-71 and into the second round of the European basketball championship. Earlier, Finland edged Russia 86-83 in double overtime Sunday to also earn a place in the second round. Finland trailed in both regulation and first […]

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eMediaWorld.com Spanish fishing flotilla protests near Gibraltar

August 18, 2013 5:46 AM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Spanish fishing flotilla protests near Gibraltar

LA LINEA DE LA CONCEPCION, Spain — Spanish fishermen in some 60 fishing boats protested on Sunday the building of an artificial reef near the disputed British territory of Gibraltar. The construction of the reef has soured relations between Madrid and London. The fishermen claim the reef of around 70 […]

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Spain investigators: Train driver was on phone

July 30, 2013 2:44 PM0 comments
Spain investigators: Train driver was on phone

MADRID — The driver was on the phone with a colleague and apparently looking at a document as his train barreled ahead at 95 mph (153 kph) — almost twice the speed limit. Suddenly, a notorious curve was upon him. He hit the brakes too late. The train, carrying 218 […]

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FIFA: Under-20 WCup upbeat despite demos

June 19, 2013 7:22 AM0 comments
FIFA: Under-20 WCup upbeat despite demos

ISTANBUL — The Under-20 World Cup kicks off Friday in Turkey with FIFA promising the tournament will go off without a hitch despite sometimes violent, anti-government protests that have gripped Istanbul and other Turkish cities in recent weeks. Jim Boyce, chairman of the tournament organizing committee, acknowledged that security has […]

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Wall Street stocks slide as Spain, Italy downgraded

October 7, 2011 10:33 AM49 comments
Wall Street stocks slide as Spain, Italy downgraded

Stocks declined on Friday after downgrades of Spain’s and Italy’s credit ratings underscored worries about the European debt crisis, overshadowing better-than-expected U.S. jobs data. The downgrades by Fitch came prior to a European summit on Sunday that is aimed at shoring up the region’s financial sector. Stocks are set to […]

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