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World Cup Predictions From an American Soccer Fanatic, Group E: Cameroon, Japan, Denmark, Netherlands

David Henry Sterry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
David Henry Sterry

The Japanese have perhaps my favorite uniform in the tournament. But they can't score goals. Which makes it very difficult to win games. So I believe Japan will fall on their own sword in South Africa.

Five Young Stars for the 2010 World Cup

Oliver Haydock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Oliver Haydock

Football's young guns are hoping to steal the show and earn both money and a name.

LA Business As Usual and A Better Place

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Returning to LA from an inspiring visit to Better Place, I wasn't ready for the now almost perennially bad news about the city's financial health. Bu...

Worth Watching: Yann Arthus-Bertrand's "Home"

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Avital Andrews

Yann Arthus-Bertrand's method is to get somewhere high, usually a helicopter or a paraglider, and point his camera downward. The results are usually magnificent, and last year, they inspired a film.

Notes From A Tasting Of 120-Year-Old Cherry Heering

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Tony Sachs

Cherry Heering is damn good. Decades after essentially abandoning the American market, Heering is back with an updated image, and bartenders are once again mixing it into a host of different cocktails.

Your Taxpayer Money Creating Clean Energy Jobs in...Japan?

James P. Hoffa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
James P. Hoffa

The U.S. government is sending $1.8 billion in stimulus money to overseas wind energy companies. It's just wrong to spend U.S. tax dollars on clean energy technology from companies in Japan, Denmark and Germany.

World Cup Frenemies

Oliver Haydock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Oliver Haydock

If the 2006 battle between Rooney and Ronaldo proved anything, it's that friendships build back up as quickly as they fall apart.

Most Open Economies In The World

Huffington Post | Sara Yin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Like everything else last year, global trade fell -- by 12.5%, according to the World Trade Organization. In some countries, volumes sank as low as du...

Q&A: Burma VJ so Powerful a Documentary it Garners an Oscar Nomination

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brad Balfour

When Danish documentarian Anders Østergaard took on the challenge to make Burma VJ, he had no idea how much he would advance the cause of citizen journalism.

Politiken, Danish Newspaper, Apologizes For Muhammad Cartoon

AP | JAN M. OLSEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

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Moral Hazard in Iceland

Iris Erlingsdottir | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Iris Erlingsdottir

What is especially disheartening in Iceland is that, not only did the bankers retain their compensation; they continue to draw salaries in their new positions of authority in the new banks and in the government.

Copenhagen climate change conference: what's at stake?

WorldFocus.org | WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

World leaders are gathering in Denmark's capital, Copenhagen, from December 7-18 to attend the United Nations Climate Change Conference — perhap...

Danish company leases space at Coors Technology Center

Denver Business Journal | Denver Business Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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PMC Technology A/S of Denmark has leased space in Golden for its first U.S. operation and its parent company's North American headquarters. ...

Boulder climate scientist: E-mail leak may be aimed at undermining Denmark summit

Daily Camera. | Daily Camera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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A leading climate change scientist whose private e-mails are included in thousands of documents that were stolen by hackers and posted online said Sun...

High taxes curb Danish oil use, promote energy independence

WorldFocus.org | WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Producer John Larson reports from Copenhagen, Denmark on how changing lifestyles, taxing energy and subsidizing alternative technologies have reduced ...

COP15: Tom Friedman Rails Against Climate Change Deniers

FORA.tv | FORA.tv | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

COP15: Tom Friedman Rails Against Climate Change Deniers FORA.tv's own Stuart Schulzke interviews New York Times columnist Thomas Freidman at...

Switzerland, Slovakia qualify for World Cup

AP | STUART CONDIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

— Switzerland and Slovakia earned Europe's final two automatic berths for next year's World Cup on Wednesday night, while Argentina tried to beat out Uruguay and Ecuador for South America's last certain spot in the 32-nation field.

Costa Rica played at the United States, which clinched its sixth straight berth last weekend, and the Ticos hoped to stay ahead of Honduras and gain the final automatic place from North and Central America and the Caribbean.

Portugal, Greece, Slovenia and Ukraine finished second in their groups and joined Bosnia-Herzegovina, France, Ireland and Russia in the European playoffs. They will be drawn into four pairs on Monday, and the winners of home-and-home, total-goals matches on Nov. 14 and 18 will qualify for next year's 32-nation field.

By the end of Wednesday, 23 of the 32 nations will have been determined for next year's tournament in South Africa.

In addition to the U.S., Mexico had ensured a berth in CONCACAF, while Denmark, England, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Serbia and Spain had clinched automatic berths in Europe. Brazil, Chile and Paraguay had earned berths from South America, and Australia, Japan, North Korea and South Korea won Asia's spots. Ghana and Ivory Coast joined host South Africa, which qualified automatically as host.

Obama In Copenhagen: No Final Climate Deal To Present To World Leaders

AP | JENNIFER LOVEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

From The AP: COPENHAGEN — A clearly frustrated President Barack Obama displayed impatience Friday with world leaders' failure to reach a new cl...

Iran's Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Addresses the COP15 Summit

FORA.tv | FORA.tv | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Iran's Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Addresses the COP15 Summit Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad addresses delegates at COP15, the United Nations ...

What Can Danish Hogs Teach Us About Antibiotics?

Laura Rogers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Laura Rogers

Denmark's ban on the routine use of antibiotics on food animal farms is a success. The United States has an effective model to draw upon when it comes to protecting public health.

Danish Prince Drives 2010 Fisker Karma At Copenhagen Greenhouse Summit

High Gear Media | High Gear Media | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home
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In a move that'd make the Volt's first-drive team proud, Denmark's Crown Prince HRH Fredrik is the first outsider to drive the 2010 Fisker Kar...

Island in Denmark produces more energy than it consumes

WorldFocus.org | WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Worldfocus’ John Larson has been reporting on Denmark’s forward-thinking energy policy, as the small Scandinavian nation plays host to the...

Video: Carbon Challenge: Copenhagen Climate Conference

MSNBC | MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Leaders around the world are preparing for the Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark. A discussion about how one company has reduced its ca...

Everyday Danes profit from pioneering wind power

WorldFocus.org | WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Long ago, Denmark pioneered wind power, which now accounts for 20 percent of its energy production. Everyday Danish citizens — from farmers to a...

India's PM Singh Speaks to Global Leaders at COP15

FORA.tv | FORA.tv | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

India's PM Singh Speaks to Global Leaders at COP15 Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh addresses the delegates at the COP15 climate summit i...