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July 9, 2018 2:14 PM Uruguayan Cunha to referee France vs. Belgium semi-final

ST PETERSBURG (Reuters) - Uruguayan Andres Cunha will referee the World Cup semi-final between France and Belgium at the St Petersburg Stadium on Tuesday evening, FIFA said on Monday. Cunha has already officiated at two group stage matches at the tournament - France’s victory over Australia and Spain’s defeat of Iran. The 41-year-old gave France a penalty 42

July 6, 2018 4:39 PM Netherlands expels two Iranian embassy staff: Dutch intelligence service

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The Netherlands has expelled two Iranian embassy staff, the Dutch Intelligence service AIVD said on Friday. “We can confirm that the Netherlands has expelled two persons accredited to the Iranian embassy,” a spokesperson for Dutch intelligence said. “We will not provide any further information.” A European government official and a Western 97

July 6, 2018 1:33 PM Cavani out, Stuani in for Uruguay against France

NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia (Reuters) - Injured Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani failed to make the lineup for Friday’s World Cup quarter-final against France, with Cristhian Stuani replacing him up front alongside Luis Suarez. Cavani scored two goals in the round of 16 win over Portugal then limped off with a calf injury, and had desperately sought to get fit for the match 61

July 6, 2018 11:46 AM France president Emmanuel Macron will attend World Cup semifinal vs. Belgium

French President Emmanuel Macron will attend the World Cup in Russia, the Elysee said on Friday, after France beat Uruguay to book a place in the semifinals against Belgium. Hosting the World Cup has allowed Russian President Vladimir Putin to step up his diplomacy, securing a series of meetings with international guests on the sidelines of the tournament 68

July 3, 2018 5:22 PM 'Sweet Hero' Dog Takes Rattlesnake Bite on Face While Protecting Owner

The We Rate Dogs Twitter account almost went into overdrive this week as news got out about Todd, a Golden Retriever puppy who protected his owner from a rattlesnake but took the bite on his face instead. Todd’s owner, Paula Godwin, posted photos of Todd after his encounter with the venomous snake on Friday. She was walking her dogs on a trail near her home in Anthem 57

July 3, 2018 8:58 AM Japan's lesson in manners after Belgium defeat as dressing room is spotless

Japan players gave a lesson in manners after Monday's heart-breaking defeat to Belgium in the last 16 of the World Cup by leaving their changing room at the Rostov Arena spotless. The Blue Samurai looked to be heading for a historic win after taking a 2-0 lead early in the second half but Belgium hit back, with Nacer Chadli's goal the last kick of the game to win it 3-2. Despite 42

July 3, 2018 3:12 AM Belgium Rallies From Two-Goal Deficit to Stun Japan

The final goal came from Belgium’s final attack of the game, a sweeping, length-of-the-field surge that ended up with Nacer Chadli’s goal to seal a 3-2 win ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia—Through three games at the 2018 World Cup, Belgium had looked so irresistible that the biggest question was whether it might actually be too good for its own good. Three straight 43

July 2, 2018 8:30 PM Belgium rallies to stun Japan in World Cup last 16

Belgium's Nacer Chadli scores the winning goal past Japanese keeper Eiji Kawashima in the World Cup last 16 match. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar) Belgium rallied from 2-0 down to beat Japan 3-2 with a goal in the dying seconds and advance to a World Cup quarterfinal match against Brazil. Nacer Chadli finished off a length-of-the-field movement late in stoppage 84

July 2, 2018 7:20 PM A two-goal comeback after 48 years, and a new high for AFC

Belgium are the first team to have come back from a 2-0 deficit and registered a win in a World Cup game in 48 years, emulating Germany's quarterfinal win over England in 1970, when they won 3-2 in extra-time after trailing 2-0 at one stage. Japan have been knocked out in the round of 16 for the third time, after losing to Turkey in 2002 and Paraguay 72

June 28, 2018 7:19 PM Panama on course for maiden World Cup win

SARANSK, Russia (Reuters) - Panama winger Jose Luis Rodriguez’s drive took a deflection off Tunisia defender Yassine Meriah in the 33rd minute to give the debutants a 1-0 lead at halftime in their final World Cup Group G match on Thursday. Making their fifth World Cup appearance, Tunisia dominated possession and created a flurry of chances but failed 64