Posted by Jeff Carlisle JOHANNESBURG — FIFA announced its 10 nominees for the Golden Ball on Friday.
Britain’s foreign office yanked Friday a blog posted by its ambassador to Lebanon that mourned the death of an “admired” Shiite cleric once considered Hezbollah’s spiritual leader.
A Brazilian goal keeper, who police named a prime suspect in the disappearance and murder of a woman said to be his former girlfriend, has refused to answer questions on his alleged involvement, police said Friday.
California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Friday signed a $20-million settlement for Jaycee Dugard, a woman who was held captive for 18 years by a convicted rapist who had been under the supervision of the state.
An Australian soldier was killed in a bombing in southern Afghanistan late Friday, the 17th service member from that nation to die in the conflict, Australia’s Defense Ministry said Saturday.
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The Charlotte Bobcats made a long-term commitment to forward Tyrus Thomas on Friday, coming to terms on a five-year, $40 million contract with the restricted free agent.