Viewed as the most important global tournament for women’s soccer outside of the top three formal events –World Cup, Olympics and European Cup — the Algarve...read more
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Viewed as the most important global tournament for women’s soccer outside of the top three formal events –World Cup, Olympics and European Cup — the Algarve Cup will get underway on Wednesday, March 4, with 11 of the 12 participating … Read Full Story
LISBON, Portugal (AP) – Spain’s Caixabank has offered 1 billion euros ($1.14 billion) to take full control of Portugal’s Banco BPI, where the Spanish bank already owns 44 percent of the stock.
Barcelona-based Caixabank S.A. said in a statement to … Read Full Story
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Obama administration put its new deportation-relief program on hold Tuesday on the eve of its launch, complying reluctantly with a federal judge’s order that roiled immigrant communities nationwide and seemed to harden an already-tense stalemate on … Read Full Story
WASHINGTON (AP) – Spending for the Homeland Security Department expiresFriday at midnight if Congress doesn’t act before then. With lawmakers at loggerheads over immigration provisions in the agency’s annual funding bill, it’s not certain how the Capitol Hill … Read Full Story
BOSTON (AP) – There’s a new buzz surrounding Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask.
A Boston-area researcher who was part of a team that discovered a new species of wasp in Kenya has named the insect Thaumatodryinus tuukkaraski in Rask’s honor.… Read Full Story
NEW BEDFORD — The tradition of winemaking is alive and well in southeastern Massachusetts both at home and in the winery.
“There’s a saying in the winemaking industry,” said Marco Montez, proprietor of Travessia Winery in New Bedford. “If you … Read Full Story
WELLESLEY, Mass. (AP) – Iranian artist Parviz Tanavoli has built a successful career around the concept of nothing.
Tanavoli creates sculptures of the word “heech,” which means “nothing” in Persian. The abstract shapes he fashions using Iran’s centuries-old calligraphic nastaliq … Read Full Story