RETORIA Paraguay beat Japan 5-3 on penalties following a 0-0 draw to reach the World Cup quarter-finals for the first time in their history on Tuesday.
JOHANNESBURG, June 29, 2010 (AFP) - The Dutch will be the underdogs for the first time at these World Cup finals when they play five-time champions Brazil in the quarter-finals on Friday, Netherlands coach Bert van Marwijk said on Tuesday.
JERUSALEM , June 29, 2010 (AFP) - Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman told his Russian counterpart on Tuesday that he saw no chance of meeting international aspirations for Palestinian statehood within 18 months.
Two additional suspects were arrested in the 2008 killing of the estranged wife of a gold trading company owner in a Century City parking garage, the Los Angeles Police Department announced on Monday.
Three incoming freshman UCLA football players who were arrested on suspicion of theft were dismissed from the team today and will be barred from enrolling at the university for the fall quarter, according to coach Rick Neuheisel.
A 16-year-old girl whose dream of becoming the youngest person to sail around the world was dashed by a rogue wave that crippled her boat in the Indian Ocean conceded today that she was terrified at times during her voyage, but she told reporters in Marina del Rey that she was well-prepared for the challenge.
A non-injury brush fire scorched about two acres in the Sepulveda Pass today before fire crews snuffed out the flames.