Saturday, July 26 2014 3:04 AM EDT2014-07-26 07:04:06 GMT
A 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire has begun to allow civilians in Gaza to receive aid and evacuate to safer areas.More >>
Israel and Hamas began a 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza Saturday after the efforts of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry failed to produce a longer truce aimed at ending nearly three weeks of fighting.More >>
Saturday, July 26 2014 12:55 AM EDT2014-07-26 04:55:58 GMT
European Union ambassadors have reached a preliminary deal on stepped-up sanctions against Russia, targeting its access to European capital markets and trade in the defense sector, dual-use goods and sensitive...More >>
The European Union on Friday extended its Ukraine-related sanctions to target top Russian intelligence officials and leaders of the pro-Russia revolt in eastern Ukraine, official documents showed.More >>
Friday, July 25 2014 11:16 PM EDT2014-07-26 03:16:04 GMT
A judge in Aruba is expected to rule today whether the highest-ranking Venezuelan official ever arrested on a U.S. warrant will remain in jail pending an extradition request.More >>
A judge in Aruba ruled Friday that the highest-ranking Venezuelan official ever arrested on a U.S. warrant must remain behind bars pending an extradition request on drug-trafficking charges, prompting Venezuela to cancel...More >>
Friday, July 25 2014 8:45 PM EDT2014-07-26 00:45:46 GMT
An Israeli defense official says the Security Cabinet is meeting to discuss international cease-fire efforts, but also the option of expanding its eight-day-old ground operation in Gaza.More >>
Israel-Hamas fighting looked headed for escalation after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry failed Friday to broker a weeklong truce as a first step toward a broader deal and Israel's defense minister warned Israel...More >>
Friday, July 25 2014 7:38 PM EDT2014-07-25 23:38:15 GMT
President Barack Obama is summoning Central American leaders to the White House to discuss the influx of young immigrants from their countries to the U.S., hoping to show presidential action even as Congress...More >>
Pressing for swift action, President Barack Obama on Friday urged Central American presidents and congressional Republicans to help ease the influx of minors and migrant families crossing the southwest border of the U.S.More >>
Friday, July 25 2014 7:16 PM EDT2014-07-25 23:16:47 GMT
The Ukrainian army has reported rebel attacks overnight throughout the restive east, claiming that at one border crossing the rebels were supported by artillery fire from the Russian side.More >>
Russia is launching artillery attacks from its soil on Ukrainian troops and preparing to move heavier weaponry across the border, the U.S. and Ukraine charged Friday in what appeared to be an ominous escalation of the crisis.More >>
Friday, July 25 2014 7:14 PM EDT2014-07-25 23:14:37 GMT
Nigerian officials say a Liberian man died of Ebola in a Lagos hospital Friday after arriving in the country on Tuesday. It is the first case of Ebola to be confirmed in Nigeria since the current outbreak began in...More >>
An Ebola outbreak that has left more than 660 people dead across West Africa has spread to the continent's most populous nation after a Liberian man with a high fever vomited aboard an airplane to Nigeria and then died...More >>
Friday, July 25 2014 7:14 PM EDT2014-07-25 23:14:29 GMT
Russia's consumer protection agency has filed a suit against McDonald's for allegedly selling food that does not meet legal standards.More >>
Nearly a quarter-century after McDonald's startled and delighted Soviets with their first taste of American fast-food culture, the company's now facing a suit that could ban it from selling some of its signature...More >>
Friday, July 25 2014 5:14 PM EDT2014-07-25 21:14:57 GMT
The third Gaza war is playing out much like the first one more than five years ago: The harrowing civilian toll in Gaza is now at the center of the discourse, eclipsing the rocket attacks by Hamas militants that...More >>
The third Gaza war is playing out much like the first one more than five years ago: The harrowing civilian toll in Gaza is now at the center of the discourse, eclipsing the rocket attacks by Hamas militants that were the...More >>
Friday, July 25 2014 6:12 PM EDT2014-07-25 22:12:57 GMT
A judge on Friday convicted Dallas Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain of resisting arrest and disorderly conduct in his Alabama hometown and imposed an 18-day jail term that could interrupt the player's bid to...More >>
A judge on Friday convicted Dallas Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain of resisting arrest and disorderly conduct in his Alabama hometown and imposed an 18-day jail term that could interrupt the player's bid to restart...More >>
Friday, July 25 2014 5:44 PM EDT2014-07-25 21:44:13 GMT
The United States shuffled its lineup in the second round of the International Crown and got the desired result, beat Spain twice Friday to earn its first points in the eight-country competition.More >>
A switch in pairings led to a change in fortune for the United States in the International Crown.More >>
Friday, July 25 2014 4:44 PM EDT2014-07-25 20:44:38 GMT
Tour de France riders are heading northward on a mostly flat Stage 19 that's likely to end in a bunch sprint.More >>
Ramunas Navardauskas gave Lithuania and his American team a stage victory Friday at the Tour de France. Now cycling's great showcase is reduced to this - the race for second place behind Vincenzo Nibali.More >>
Friday, July 25 2014 4:34 PM EDT2014-07-25 20:34:24 GMT
Rob Gronkowski is going through light activities at the New England Patriots training camp.More >>
Rob Gronkowski ran short routes, caught passes and jogged back to the line of scrimmage.More >>
(CNN) – The World Cup in Brazil is expected to draw a record number of TV viewers around the world, meaning it will probably become the most-watched sporting event ever, and advertisers are keen to cash in.
By putting the world into World Cup, Samsung's sci-fi ad assembles an international all-star football team to take on aliens who have challenged the Earth to a win or be destroyed in a game of footy.
A kick around the park turns into a shape-shifting, star-studded experience in Nike's advert, featuring everyone from Wayne Rooney to David Luiz.
There are stars of a different sort in Banco de Chile's patriotic advert, featuring the Chilean miners who remind you that nothing is impossible, including a World Cup victory for Chile.
One of the most eye-catching World Cup advent hasn't gotten a star in sight. McDonald's showcases various trick shots in a good old fashioned ad featuring some absurd football skills.
One of the most talked about commercials is the epic five-minute feature from Beats by Dr. Dre. It shows what players go through before kickoff, as well as the superstitions of the fans who watch them.
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Saturday, July 26 2014 1:38 AM EDT2014-07-26 05:38:59 GMT
A brand new Walmart Supercenter in Madison means one-stop shopping and low prices around the clock. For Metro Nashville Police, it also means a lot of headaches.More >>
When Walmart comes to town, it's often big news in small communities. Metro police say it can also mean they're busy responding to things like shoplifting and fender-benders, which could result in delays for you.More >>