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World Cup committee seeks bids from 44 cities

CHICAGO (AP) The committee that is hoping to bring the 2026 World Cup to the United States, Mexico and Canada is seeking bids from 44 cities that may be interested in hosting matches. The United Bid Committee is considering 49 stadiums in those regions for inclusion in the official bid that will be sent to soccer’s international governing body, FIFA, ...

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Chrystia Freeland: North Korea's Nuclear Program A 'Grave Threat' To The World

EDMONTON — Canada’s foreign minister says North Korea’s nuclear program poses a “grave threat” to the security of the world. Chrystia Freeland says Canada stands by allies like the United States when they are threatened but she says we need to find ways to de-escalate the situation, which has been marked by heated rhetoric from North Korean dictator Kim Jong ...

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ALBB – Day 1 (08/10) of American Legion Baseball World Series (Midland loses 3-2 in 10 innings)

American Legion Baseball – Day 1 (08/10) of American Legion Baseball World Series (Midland loses 3-2 in 10 innings) American Legion Baseball – 2017 World Series 2017 National Tournament site – http://americanlegion.sportngin.com/ 2017 American Legion Baseball World Series *American Legion Baseball World Series page – https://www.legion.org/baseball/worldseries *two (2) four team pools (three (3) game round-robin) Stars Pool – Arkansas – ...

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Exploring the 11 World XIs

The FIFA/FIFPro World XI reached a fitting milestone when the 2015 team was announced on stage at the Kongresshaus in Zurich; it was the 11th time the world’s footballers had voted their fellow professionals into a ‘dream team’ of superstars. FIFA.com takes a look back at some of the key figures from the 11 XIs since the inaugural team was ...

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Brazil replaces world champ Germany at top of FIFA rankings

ZURICH (AP) Brazil is back on top of the FIFA rankings , replacing World Cup holder Germany. Brazil hasn’t played a game since June, while Germany was last in action a month ago when it beat Chile to collect the Confederations Cup in Russia. The FIFA rankings are based on results over a four-year period. Argentina retained third place, Switzerland ...

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