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The Latest: Argentina topples Croatia in men's basketball

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local):<p>12:55 p.m.<p>Argentina men's basketball team walked away with …

Buying a smart lock might be a dumb investment

We’ve known for some time that the Internet of Things (IOT) was basically a connected dumpster fire. Time and time again, these connected devices have proven that, while convenient, they aren’t necessarily safe. In fact, many manufacturers have a rather apathetic view on security, which leads to a …

Bank's post-Brexit strategy hits snag as gilt buyback falls short

The Bank of England’s post-Brexit economic recovery plan got off to a stumbling start when it was unable to buy as many government bonds as it needed from major City investors.<p>Threadneedle Street will spell out on Wednesday how it plans to get reluctant investors to part with government bonds – …

Bank of England

German Nazi hunter sends details of 8 new suspects to prosecutors

Germany’s leading Nazi hunter has identified four men and four women suspected of having served at a concentration camp near Gdańsk, and prosecutors will examine if they can be charged as accomplices to murder.<p>Jens Rommel, the head of Germany’s central office for the investigation of Nazi crimes in …

World History

15 side effects I had as a traveler in Barcelona

1. It now feels strange to have a beer alone.<p>Every time I’d go to a bar and sit by myself, I’d end up invited into a group of ten people talking …

Paul Pogba ushers in a new era of non-goal scoring global superstars

Record transfer fees and shoe company commercials with rappers aren't just for Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo anymore.<p><i>Want Backheel Breakfast in your inbox? Sign up for the email version here.</i><p>There's a new world record transfer. Manchester United announced the signing of Paul Pogba on Monday …

Jeers, drug rows and Cold War echoes mar Rio mood | Reuters

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Russian swimming chief Vladimir Salnikov said on Tuesday the hostile atmosphere surrounding his Olympic team reminded him of the Cold War as sport, drugs and politics formed a toxic mix that is souring the mood of the Rio Games.<p>2016 Rio Olympics - Swimming - Final - …

EA Sports acknowledges problems degrading FIFA Ultimate Team's most valuable players

Players feeling robbed by EA's cash-cow card-collection mode<p>Electronic Arts has acknowledged problems with some of the rarest and most talented player cards in <i>FIFA 16</i>'s popular Ultimate Team mode, following a weekend in which the community pried apart the mode and discovered inconsistencies that …

Messi fails to match Maradona success in Argentina shirt | Reuters

(Reuters) - They were two small Argentina players with the same enormous challenge — to meet the expectations of a soccer-mad country.<p>Argentina's Lionel Messi falls in the net during the Copa America 2015 final soccer match against Chile at the National Stadium in Santiago, Chile, July 4, 2015. …

Barcelona must take care of Messi after heartbreaking Argentina exit

The 29-year-old is at his lowest ebb following the Albiceleste's Copa America final defeat, and the decision to walk out on his nation leaves the Blaugrana with mixed feelings<p>While it may be little consolation for a player currently experiencing the worst moment of his professional life, it is …

Good guy Cristiano Ronaldo explains why he didn't celebrate after Portugal beat Croatia

By Dov Rawson Last Updated: June 28, 2016 1:04 am<p>Compassionate Cristiano Ronaldo<p>Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo played an important role in …

Soccer

Deflated Argentina Must Rebuild Without Lionel Messi for World Cup Qualifiers

After the painful interlude of the Copa America Centenario, the long slog to the Russia World Cup resumes for Argentina. But the team that takes up the qualifying mantle may look rather different to the line-up that fell just short in New Jersey days ago.<p>There is little time for the Albiceleste to …

Soccer

Lionel Messi Urged to Return to Argentina National-Team Duty by Diego Maradona

Argentina legend Diego Maradona has urged Lionel Messi to reconsider his retirement from the national team.<p>Per <i>La Nacion</i> (h/t Goal's Sacha Pisani), Maradona said:<p>Messi has to stay in the national team. He will go to Russia in form to be world champion.He has to rely more on boys who can help take …

Soccer

Pogba better off at Real Madrid than Barcelona, claims World Cup winner Camoranesi

The former Juventus star claims Madrid's policy of buying individual stars would be better suited for the France international were he to leave Italian giants Juventus<p><b>EXCLUSIVE</b><p>Paul Pogba would be a better fit for Real Madrid ahead of Barcelona, according to former Juventus star Mauro Camoranesi.<p>The …

Bravo

The Chilean lauded the quality of Barcelona's expensively-assembled front three, who he compared to the club's best-ever attacking trio<p>Barcelona …