Posts Tagged Western Europe

Player donating entire salary to charities

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — A French soccer player is donating his entire salary to charities and good causes during a short-term spell at second-division English club Birmingham.

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‘Booze Traveler’ host explores how world drinks

In this April 19, 2014 photo released by the Travel Channel, Jack Maxwell, left, helps deliver the popular fermented beverage boza in Istanbul, Turkey. Maxwell, of Boston, will host "Booze Traveler," where he explores places, customs and cultures behind drinks around the globe. The program debuts Sunday, Nov. 24 on the Travel Channel. (AP Photo/Travel Channel)

BOSTON (AP) — Jack Maxwell drinks for a living.

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Denouncing FIFA, whistleblower fears for safety

LONDON (AP) — A whistleblower in the World Cup bidding controversy fears her treatment by FIFA will prevent people from coming forward with allegations of corruption and says she was approached three years ago by the FBI, which was worried about her safety.

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Eckert, Garcia to meet amid FIFA probe crisis

GENEVA (AP) — The judge and prosecutor behind FIFA’s World Cup bid corruption investigation will meet Thursday in an effort to repair their relations and restore the reputation of a case seemingly in disarray.

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Bianchi out of artificial coma and taken to France

This is a Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014 file photo of Marussia driver Jules Bianchi of France as he waves during drivers' parade before the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix at the Suzuka Circuit in Suzuka, central Japan.The parents of Formula One driver Jules Bianchi said Wednesday Nov. 19, 2014 he has been taken out of an artificial coma and repatriated from Japan to a French hospital. Bianchi, who crashed during last month's Japanese Grand Prix, remains in a critical condition with severe head injuries, his parents said in a statement. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)

NICE, France (AP) — Formula One driver Jules Bianchi is showing signs of recovery following a life-threatening crash, and is breathing unaided after being taken out of an artificial coma and repatriated from Japan to a French hospital.

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