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Qatar 'won't host 2022 World Cup' says FIFA's Zwanziger

sports.yahoo.com — Berlin (AFP) - Qatar will not host the World Cup in 2022, according to Theo Zwanziger, the German member on the executive committee of world football's governing body FIFA. "I think that at the end of the day the 2022 World Cup will not take place in Qatar," Zwanziger said in an interview with Sport Bild Plus.
Sep 22, 2014

RT @KarlreMarks: After years of intensive research and scientific studies, FIFA has concluded that its hot in Qatar. sports.yahoo.com/news/qatar-won…

Sep 22, 2014

RT @KarlreMarks: After years of intensive research and scientific studies, FIFA has concluded that its hot in Qatar. sports.yahoo.com/news/qatar-won…

Sep 22, 2014

RT @AFP: Qatar 'won't host 2022 World Cup' says FIFA's Zwanziger u.afp.com/8aU

Sep 22, 2014

RT @KarlreMarks: After years of intensive research and scientific studies, FIFA has concluded that its hot in Qatar. sports.yahoo.com/news/qatar-won…

Sep 22, 2014

RT @AFP: Qatar 'won't host 2022 World Cup' says FIFA's Zwanziger u.afp.com/8aU

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Cricket teams trek to world's highest game on 'roof of Africa'

sports.yahoo.com — Kilimanjaro (Tanzania) (AFP) - Map, tent, water, food: check. All needed to scale the snow-capped peak of Africa's highest mountain Kilimanjaro. Bat, ball, stumps, pads: check. Also needed when you're hoping to break the world record for the highest game of cricket ever played.
Sep 22, 2014

Cricket teams scale Mt Kilimanjaro to play play a full Twenty20: world's highest game on 'roof of Africa' @AFP_Sport sports.yahoo.com/news/cricket-t…

Sep 22, 2014

Cricket teams scale Mt Kilimanjaro to play play a full Twenty20: world's highest game on 'roof of Africa' @AFPAfrica sports.yahoo.com/news/cricket-t…

Sep 22, 2014

Two teams are hoping to shatter the world record for the highest match of cricket ever...by playing on Kilimanjaro: yhoo.it/1rrpghs

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Climate change protests meet fossil fuel realities

finance.yahoo.com — More than 300,000 people marched through Manhattan Sunday, in an effort to bring attention to climate change, with companion efforts in 150 other countries. On Monday, a small subset of Sunday's participants marched on Wall Street to protest the financing of greenhouse gas-emitting industries.

Official: Some Americans who fought in Syria have returned

news.yahoo.com — Some of the estimated 100 Americans who have tried to get to Syria and join up with groups like the Islamic State have returned to the United States and are under FBI scrutiny, a top official told reporters on Monday. For months, top American officials have warned that U.S.
Sep 22, 2014

RT @OKnox: FBI tracking Americans back from fighting in Syria, US official tells reporters at the White House yhoo.it/1odtBju

Sep 22, 2014

FBI tracking Americans back from fighting in Syria, US official tells reporters at the White House yhoo.it/1odtBju

Sep 22, 2014

Some Americans who went to Syria to fight Assad's forces have returned, and are under FBI scrutiny. yhoo.it/1odtBju

The final heroes of Vietnam: The Americans who fought to save our allies as Saigon fell

news.yahoo.com — Now watching Politics Confidential Documentary filmmaker Rory Kennedy has pulled off a minor miracle: She has found something new and compelling to say about the Vietnam War, a spellbinding story of heroism and heartbreak during one of America's darkest hours.
Sep 22, 2014

RT @rlcoolidge: An untold story about Americans saving Vietnamese as country implodes. @jonkarl w/ director of @LDVFilm Rory Kennedy yhoo.it/1mB4sUt

Sep 22, 2014

An untold story about Americans saving Vietnamese as country implodes. @jonkarl w/ director of @LDVFilm Rory Kennedy yhoo.it/1mB4sUt

Sep 22, 2014

RT @ajdukakis: New film by Rory Kennedy uses never-before-seen ftg to tell little-know Vietnam story yhoo.it/1mB4sUt @abc @YahooNews #PowerPlayers

G20 finance ministers add to fears of a stock-market bubble

finance.yahoo.com — To the list of worriers who feel financial markets are getting overheated, add 20 more. Finance ministers from the Group of 20, which includes the United States, the U.K, the European Union and China, warned at their latest meeting that financial markets may be headed for a slump.

Red Bull München celebrate Oktoberfest with fantastic lederhosen-inspired uniforms (Photo)

sports.yahoo.com — On Saturday, the beer orgy that is Oktoberfest kicked off in Munich, Germany for the 181st time. It's 16 days of booze, pretzels, booze, lederhosen and more booze. A couple of Munich's local sports teams got in on the act by donning lederhosen jerseys during games over the weekend.
Sep 22, 2014

New Puck Daddy: Red Bull München celebrate Oktoberfest with fantastic lederhosen-inspired uniforms (Photo) yhoo.it/1shRKMA

John Oliver joins the chorus of those laughing at Roger Goodell

sports.yahoo.com — Add John Oliver to the ever-growing chorus of mainstream-media outlets laughing at, not with, the NFL. John Oliver's HBO show "Last Week Tonight" took on NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's already-infamous Friday afternoon press conference. All but the most diehard NFL apologists found the press conference long on bloviating and short on substance, and Oliver zoomed right in on the prevalence of word-like product being spewed forth.

Reporter Quits On Live TV, Admits To Owning Cannabis Club

finance.yahoo.com — YouTube Charlo Greene, a reporter for CBS affiliate KTVA-TV in Anchorage, Alaska, quit her job live on air Sunday night after announcing that she owned a medical marijuana business. "F--- it, I quit," she said before walking off set. According to the Alaska Dispatch News, Greene did a report on the Alaska Cannabis Club on the 10 p.m.

NFL in :90 - Week 3

sports.yahoo.com — Watch the video NFL in :90 - Week 3 on Yahoo Sports . Yahoo Sports Jay Busbee runs through everything you need to know from Sunday in 90 seconds.
Sep 22, 2014

Here's my rundown of Week 3 in the NFL in just 90 seconds: sports.yahoo.com/video/nfl-90-w… I am the Sammy Hagar to @KevinKaduk's David Lee Roth.

Sep 22, 2014

@jaybusbee runs you through everything you need to know from Week 3 of the #NFL in :90. (VIDEO) yhoo.it/1tUIlcK

Tekmira Establishes Regulatory Framework for Emergency Use of TKM-Ebola

finance.yahoo.com — VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 22, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corporation ( TKMR) ( TKM.TO), a leading developer of RNA interference (RNAi) therapeutics, today announced that the FDA has authorized Tekmira to provide TKM-Ebola for treatment under expanded access protocols to subjects with confirmed or suspected Ebola virus infections.

Watch Out: Your Innkeeper is Spying on You and Other Confessions of a B&B Owner

yahoo.com — Plenty of people dream about quitting their day job, buying that fixer-upper farmhouse, and opening a bed-and-breakfast. Those B&B owners seem so happy. Well, everything isn't quite as idyllic as it seems. We got one set of innkeepers - "Bob and Emily" - to anonymously spill the beans on what really happens behind those perfectly painted shutters.
Sep 22, 2014

Watch Out: Your Innkeeper is Spying on You and Other Confessions of a B&B Owner yahoo.com/travel/watch-o… via @YahooTravel

Rockefeller heirs divest from fossil fuels

finance.yahoo.com — The family synonymous with oil is moving away from the fuel that made it famous. The Rockefeller Brothers Fund (not to be confused with the Rockefeller Foundation) is reportedly pulling its money out of fossil fuel investments. John D. Rockefeller, the man behind Standard Oil, is in many ways the original oil baron.

Stop-start South Sudan peace talks resume

news.yahoo.com — Addis Ababa (AFP) - Talks aimed at ending South Sudan's civil war resumed in Ethiopia on Monday, mediators said, as sporadic fighting continued to rage between rebel and government fighters in the oil-rich country.