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February 04, 2019 - 12:05 pm
By Rishi Iyengar, CNN Business (CNN) -- Uber is offering a new way to beat traffic jams in one of the world's most congested cities — speedboats. The ride-hailing company launched its Uber Boat service in India's financial capital, Mumbai, on Sunday. Uber customers can now book boats between three...
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Supporter of Croatia national soccer team members wait to welcome the team on their arrival in Zagreb, Croatia.
AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic
July 16, 2018 - 2:43 pm
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — In an outburst of national pride and joy, Croatia rolled out a red carpet and staged a euphoric heroes' welcome for the national team on Monday despite its loss to France in the World Cup final. Tens of thousands of people wearing national red-and-white checkered colors and...
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The crowd prepares to welcome the French soccer team for a parade a day after the French team victory in the soccer World Cup, Monday, July 16, 2018 in Paris.
AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias
July 16, 2018 - 10:55 am
By Elaine Ganley, Associated Press PARIS (AP) — With the golden World Cup trophy in hand, France's victorious national team is returning home to a grand "Merci!" from a grateful nation that was sorely in need of a boost. "Eternal Happiness" said Monday's headline in the sports daily L'Equipe,...
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France's Kylian Mbappe celebrates after scoring his side's fourth goal during the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup.
AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis
July 15, 2018 - 1:00 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Kylian Mbappe and France put on a thrilling show in winning the World Cup title. All Russian President Vladimir Putin might remember is the Pussy Riot protest. The 19-year-old Mbappe became only the second teenager after Pele to score in a World Cup final, helping France beat Croatia...
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Soccer fans react while they watch the match between Belgium and France during a 2018 FIFA World Cup semifinal viewing party at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles.
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John McDevitt
July 12, 2018 - 7:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Whether you are cheering for Croatia or for France, all are welcome at Brauhaus Schmitz on South Street, where the entire block will be shut down for an outdoor World Cup viewing party. "We got 20-foot huge LED screen coming," said restaurant owner Doug Hager. "There'...
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U.S. President Donald Trump raises his hands during a press conference after a summit of heads of state and government at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, Thursday, July 12, 2018.
AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert
July 12, 2018 - 7:31 am
UPDATE: 9:32 a.m. By Jonathan LeMire and Jill Colvin, Associated Press BRUSSELS (AP) — In a chaotic 28 hours at NATO, President Donald Trump disparaged longtime allies, cast doubt on his commitment to the mutual-defense organization and sent the 29-member pact into frenzied emergency session. Then...
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England's Kieran Trippier, right, challenges for the ball with Croatia's Ivan Strinic during the semifinal match between Croatia and England at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium.
AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell
July 11, 2018 - 4:45 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Croatia is going to its first World Cup final. Mario Mandzukic scored in the 109th minute to give the Croats a 2-1 victory over England on Wednesday. Croatia will face France on Sunday in the World Cup final. About 10 minutes before Mandzukic scored, defender Sime Vrsaljko headed a...
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France's starting players pose for a team photo at the beginning of he quarterfinal match between Uruguay and France at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.
AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko, File
July 10, 2018 - 9:38 am
By Angela Charlton, Associated Press PARIS (AP) — When France's xenophobic fringes disparage the country's diverse World Cup team as more African than European, fans say, "So what?" And then respond with a resounding "Allez les Bleus!" At a time when populist politicians are trying to choke off or...
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