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FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter speaks during a news conference in Moscow on September 30, 2012. Russia and FIFA unveiled the 11 cities from the Baltic to the Urals that will host the 2018 World Cup in the most ambitious project the country has organised since the fall of the USSR. (YURI KADOBNOV/AFP/GettyImages)

FIFA Asks WCup Host Russia to Explain Anti-Gay Law

GENEVA (AP) — FIFA has asked authorities in 2018 World Cup host Russia for “clarification and more details” about a new anti-gay law, joining the International Olympic Committee in seeking answers from Moscow. Legislation prohibiting […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–08/13/2013

A police officer stands near a metal detector frame at the Gornaya Karusel (Mountain Carousel) sports and holiday complex, that will be used at the 2014 Winter Olympics, in the Black Sea resort of Sochi on February 11, 2011. Russia is upping security after the suicide bombing at Moscow Domodedovo airport on January 24 that killed 36. AFP PHOTO / MIKHAIL MORDASOV

Russia Faces Security Challenges at Sochi Olympics

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Drones hovering overhead, robotic vehicles roaming Olympic venues to search for explosives, high-speed patrol boats sweeping the Black Sea coast – Russian officials say they will be using cutting-edge technology to […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–06/11/2013

Dashboard Camera

Springfield Company Predicts Uptick in Dashboard Cameras

“Guys are issued citations for, like, running a red light and then they play the video for the officer and the officer says ‘Oh, I saw that at a different angle,'” he explained.

05/28/2013

Russian President Vladimir Putin (2nd R) and Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron (2nd L) look at a model of a stadium during a visit to the 2014 Winter Olympic venues after their meeting at the Bocharov Ruchei state residence in Sochi on May 10, 2013. Britain and Russia on May 10 sought to forge a joint approach to the crisis in Syria, as US Secretary of State John Kerry said there was "strong evidence" Damascus had used chemical weapons against rebels. AFP PHOTO / RIA NOVOSTI / PRESDIENTIAL PRESS SERVICE / ALEXEY NIKOLSKY

Russian Oligarchs Foot Most of 2014 Sochi Olympics

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The mountains of Sochi are now home to Potanin’s slope, Gazprom’s gondola lift and Sberbank’s ski jump. The nicknames used by locals and an army of construction workers leave no doubt […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–05/20/2013

Mitt Romney and Barack Obama debate (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Opinion: A Mad, Personal-Attacking, Interrupting Obama Loses Third Presidential Debate

Romney won this debate in more ways than one – most impressively due to his dignified style.

10/23/2012

Mitt Romney and Barack Obama debate (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Opinion: In Clear Victory Obama Shows Romney Isn’t Ready To Be Commander-In-Chief

What was most clear tonight, though, is that Mitt Romney has no idea how the world works and the Office of the President is no place for on the job training.

10/23/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney Must Answer Tough Questions On His Questionable Foreign Practices In Debate Tonight

It is unprecedented for a presidential candidate to have as many conflicts when it comes to foreign business ties as Mitt Romney.

10/22/2012

Mitt Romney (Credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Mitt Romney The Cigarette Peddler

It turns out that Mitt Romney made millions and saved the company he was running by peddling cigarettes in the former Soviet Union and in the United States in the early 90s.

10/16/2012

Geno Auriemma, coach of the US  Women's

Auriemma Sued; Woman Says She Spurned Advance

NEW YORK (AP) — A woman who works as an NBA security official has filed an employment discrimination lawsuit saying she was removed from an assignment to the 2012 Summer Games in London after she […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–06/12/2012

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