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World Cup Power Rankings: Croatia rises after making unprecedented final appearance; France takes top spot

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France takes the top spot after beating Belgium in the World Cup semis to reach the final in Moscow
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The Latest: Check it out, Croatia's checks back for final

The Latest: Check it out, Croatia's checks back for final

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MOSCOW - The Latest on Thursday at the World Cup :
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This Is the Most Tender Photo of the World Cup So Far

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It was a tough day for England: after their overtime loss in a tight World Cup 2018 semifinal match against Croatia, the team had to let go of their high hopes for World Cup glory this year.
But after all the crowds had departed Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium, there were still a few people left taking in the full weight of the experience. One of them was Gareth Southgate, the head coach and manager of the English soccer team. In a moment captured by cameras, Southgate - a former player himself who ended up managing the English national team for his first World Cup this year - shared a tender...
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Trump Will Discuss Meddling With Putin While Refusing To Do Anything About It

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At the end of a tense and controversial NATO summit in Brussels President Donald Trump held an informal news conference with international reporters and spoke about his upcoming summit meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. In response to questions, Trump said he will raise the issue of Russian interference in United States' elections during the...
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TV presenter has beer thrown in face while reporting live on World Cup semi

TV presenter has beer thrown in face while reporting live on World Cup semi

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Lloyd Burr, a TV reporter from New Zealand AM Show, got a pint of beer thrown in his face while he was reporting live on the World Cup semi-final between England and Croatia.
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World Cup 2018: 10 reasons it's Croatia and France in the final

World Cup 2018: 10 reasons it's Croatia and France in the final

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A lot of things happened to a lot of teams on the way to France vs. Croatia.
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Croatia interior minister celebrates World Cup win by wearing team jersey to EU meeting

Croatia interior minister celebrates World Cup win by wearing team jersey to EU meeting

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Croatia's interior minister Davor Bozinovic has become the latest politician to abandon dress protocol for fandom, when he wore the national team shirt to an EU meeting the day after his team won a place in the World Cup final.
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Juncker struggles before gala, leaders step in to help

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BRUSSELS - If the NATO summit was tough on the dozens of leaders attending, it appears to have been even tougher on European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.
The European Union leader was seen stumbling, walking awkwardly and losing his balance several times ahead of a gala dinner Wednesday.
Juncker was stumbling and swaying to the extent that the presidents of Finland and Ukraine, among others, had to help keep the 63-year-old upright. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte also stepped in to guide Juncker.
Juncker has said he suffers from sciatica that sometimes affects his movements...
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World Cup final: Youthful, energetic French vs experienced Croats

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MOSCOW - A World Cup of surprises concludes with a final of contrasts. Powered by the dynamism of Kylian Mbappe, France has youthful exuberance in a side packed with some of soccer's highest-value talent. It also has pedigree - winners in 1998 and finalists in 2006.
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Croatian firefighters miss PKs against Russia to head out on call

Croatian firefighters miss PKs against Russia to head out on call

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Firefighters at the Zagreb Fire Department in Croatia were anxiously watching the World Cup penalty shootout against Russia in the quarterfinals on Saturday, when they had to head out on a call.
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Juncker struggles before gala, leaders step in to help

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If two days of meetings was tough on the dozens of leaders gathering for the NATO summit, it also was for a struggling European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker
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What Trump Got Out Of The NATO Summit

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President Trump gave an unplanned news conference Thursday following meetings with leaders of NATO countries. We also talk with former NATO Director of Policy Planning Fabrice Pothier.
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Zagreb erupts into wild celebrations after Croatia reaches World Cup final

Zagreb erupts into wild celebrations after Croatia reaches World Cup final

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The Croatian capital Zagreb turned red on Wednesday night as jubilant fans celebrated their team's historic win over England in the World Cup 2018 semifinal in Moscow.
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‘We will win the World Cup!': Croatia president with final promise at NATO summit

‘We will win the World Cup!': Croatia president with final promise at NATO summit

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Patriotic Croatia president Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic confidently predicted at the NATO summit that her country will lift the World Cup trophy at the 2018 final in Moscow on Sunday.
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