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BERLIN (AP) — Germany has come a long way since the national team last appeared in a World Cup final 12 years ago — and so has the team's image at home.In 2002, an efficient but limited Germany joylessly ground its way through a weak draw to mut ...more

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LONDON (AP) — It takes two to tango — but does a same-sex couple qualify?Britain's governing body of ballroom dancing has stirred controversy by proposing to change the definition of a competing partnership to be "one man and one lady" — a move ...more

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CAIRO (AP) — Clashes erupted Friday in the Egyptian capital Cairo between protesting supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi and local residents opposed to his Muslim Brotherhood, killing two people, an Egyptian health official said. ...more

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LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Senior Portuguese officials gave assurances Friday about the soundness of Portugal's biggest bank, seeking to defuse tension after world markets went into a spin over fears that Banco Espirito Santo's troubles could reignite Eur ...more

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Netanyahu says international pressure won't stop Israel from acting against militants. ...more

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PARIS (AP) — The man suspected of killing four people at the Brussels Jewish Museum in May has abandoned his fight against extradition to Belgium, meaning he could be transferred within weeks.The lawyer for Mehdi Nemmouche said on Friday that hi ...more

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LONDON (AP) — British actor Ian McKellen has revealed the first picture of himself playing a 93-year-old Sherlock Holmes in a new movie.Filming has begun on "Mr. Holmes," which imagines the famous sleuth in his old age as a retiree living in sec ...more

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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's president on Friday called on Israel to halt its offensive on the Gaza Strip and not to carry out a ground incursion, while the prime minister said there can be no normalizing of Turkish-Israeli ties as long as Israel's a ...more

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TORONTO (AP) — Canada has not sent a team to the World Cup in a generation. But that hasn't stopped Canadians from going a little Cup crazy.The nation known more for shooting pucks than penalty kicks fields a national team that ranks 110th in th ...more

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LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Four Slovenian ski officials were suspended Friday for allegedly rigging the results of pop violinist Vanessa-Mae to help her qualify for the Winter Olympics in Sochi.Competing in Sochi for Thailand as Vanessa Vanakorn ...more