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Kashima beats Auckland City 2-1 in opener of Club World Cup
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Japanese champion Kashima Antlers beat Auckland City of New Zealand 2-1 in the opening game of the Club World Cup on Thursday.
Kim Dae-wook headed Auckland ahead five minutes after half time, but substitute Shuhei Akasaki equalized for the J-League champions in the 67th minute.
Fellow sub Mu Kanazaki then completed the comeback in the 88th, heading home from close range after Shoma Doi nodded a deep Shuto Yamamoto cross from the left back.
Kashima advanced to a quarterfinal against African champion Mamelodi Sundowns in Osaka on Sunday.
The winner of that game will face Copa Libertadores winner Atletico Nacional in the semifinal Wednesday. European powerhouse Real Madrid also enters the tournament from the semifinal stage.
The use of video replays was available during the match but there were no official reviews. The technology is there to be used only for correcting clear errors in game-changing decisions.
53 killed in Cameroon train derailment: state radio
Yaoundé (AFP) - Fifty-three people died when a packed Cameroon passenger train derailed on Friday while travelling between the capital Yaounde and the economic hub Douala, state broadcaster Crtv said.The train, crammed with people due to road traffic disruption between the two cities, left the tracks just before reaching the central city of Eseka, Transport minister Edgar Alain Mebe Ngo'o said earlier. World - Yahoo News chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Major magnitude 7.6 quake strikes Chile, tsunami warning lifted
[/i]A damaged road is seen after a quake hit Chiloe island, southern Chile, December 25, 2016. REUTERS/StringerBy Felipe Iturrieta and Antonio De la JaraSANTIAGO (Reuters) - A major 7.6 magnitude earthquake jolted southern Chile on Sunday, prompting thousands to evacuate coastal areas, but no fatalities or major damage were reported in the tourism and salmon farming region.Chile's National Emergency Office (ONEMI) lifted both the evacuation order and a tsunami watch three hours after the… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
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Quang Ngai gives ultimatum to Tan Tao projectThe Quang Ngai Provincial People’s Committee has notified a subsidiary of the Tan Tao Group that the company will have to finalize solutions to deal with its long-delayed Vina Universal Paradise Trade and Service Complex project.“Local authorities sent a further document on October 19 urging the investor to choose a solution,” Ms. Ho Minh Hoa, Head of the Foreign Economic Relations Division at the provincial Department of Planning and Investment… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Insurance market poised for robust growth next year
The insurance market in Viet Nam is poised for robust growth in 2017, bolstered by the anticipated improved economic outlook, along with the Government’s policies of promoting the services market. Staffs of an insurance company provide consultancies to customers. The insurance market in Viet Nam is poised for robust growth in 2017. Phung Ngoc Khanh, Director of the Ministry of Finance’s Department of the Insurance Supervisory Authority, said in an interview with Thoi bao Kinh Te Viet Nam… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Readers will feel lost in 'The Tourist' by Robert Dickinson
This book cover image released by Redhook shows "The Tourist," by Robert Dickinson. (Redhook via AP)"The Tourist" (Redhook), by Robert DickinsonRobert Dickinson's latest novel, "The Tourist," is billed as a conspiracy thriller, but it's a sci-fi novel that explores various ramifications of time travel.In a future that appears bleak, people can take trips into the past. These vacations are to places such as a shopping mall where tourists can mingle with folks in the past while enjoying clear… chat_bubble_outline Read More...