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In Syria, residents of Aleppo struggle with a water shortage

The Syrian city of Aleppo is suffering an extreme water shortage days after an antigovernment Islamist faction shut down two pumping stations, government officials and a pro-opposition monitoring group said.<p>The shutdown has left more than 2 million residents struggling to find water in the city, …

Syrian rebels bomb hotel that houses government forces

Syrian rebels bombed a hotel used as a base for government forces, the latest massive attack in the seesaw battle for the country's largest city.<p>The Islamic Front, Syria's most powerful rebel alliance, claimed responsibility for the blast on Twitter. The group said it targeted the Carlton Citadel …

Syrian Rebels Leave Homs In Cease-Fire Deal

Syrian rebels were retreating from the besieged city of Homs on Wednesday, surrendering the "capital of the revolution" to President Bashar Assad under a cease-fire that gave them safe passage to other insurgent-held areas of the country.<p>The governor of Homs, Talal al-Barazi, was quoted by the …

Obama says political cynicism could hurt Democratic turnout in November

President Obama said Wednesday that disquiet and a sense of frustration in the country are fueling cynicism about government that could hurt Democratic turnout in the November elections.<p>Obama told high-dollar contributors at the Los Angeles home of Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn that he feels a …

Tyra Banks Says She Knows How It Feels to Be Too Heavy AND Too Thin

"The summer I turned 11 years old, I lost 30 pounds and I had a growth spurt," she said to the publication. "And it wasn't even supermodel thin. It was more than that. Some people thought I had an eating disorder."<p>Tyra said there wasn't anything she could do to put pounds back on, and she took many …

World Cup 2014: Uruguay return from wilderness as Luis Suarez-inspired national team recaptures national pride

After the national indignity of failing to qualify for the 2006 World Cup in Germany, something changed. And now Suarez, Forlan et al are forging a brighter future<p>Under the main stand of the Estadio Centenario in Montevideo is one of the world's finest football museums. Fittingly for the stadium …

FIFA.com on Twitter: "Luiz Felipe Scolari has announced Brazil's (@CBF_Futebol) #WorldCup squad w/ a few surprises - http://t.co/HVo2G4lQn0 http://t.co/dmeMJCDtHC"

New conversation<p>End of conversation<p>Replying to @<b>FIFAcom</b><p>“@<b>FIFAcom</b>: Luiz Scolari announced Brazil's (@<b>CBF_Futebol</b>) #<b>WorldCup</b> squad few surprises - …

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Your Guide to Brazil's World Cup Roster

2014 World Cup host Brazil — the country favored to win it all, but also the country under the most pressure to do just that — now knows which …

Wayne Rooney Must Remain Calm to Lead England at the World Cup

Wayne Rooney can finally establish himself as a world-class performer by taking the World Cup in Brazil by storm, but he will only achieve that if he takes my advice—calm down and relax.<p>I know that Rooney has underperformed in the major tournaments for England, and I heard about Alan Hudson …

How Brazil's World Cup Squad Shows the Changing of the Times at Chelsea

When the World Cup comes around every four years, we witness how Lady Time has impacted the international game.<p>At Brazil 2014, the stars of the competition this year are going to be very different to those we saw in South Africa, with new powers on the rise and the older names waning.<p>The …