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World Cup: Group F drama, Brazil and Switzerland discover opponents

In Kazan, Ju Sejong of South Korea (red) celebrates the win which sent Germany packing. The German loss also meant Mexico were given a life-line despite losing to Sweden in Ekaterinburg. Photo credit: Alexander Hassenstein, Getty Images

Ignacio Cervantes, Reporter

June 27, 2018

Group F was settled Wednesday with Sweden and Mexico (El Tri) advancing to the World Cup’s Round of 16. Defending champions Germany were eliminated in group stages after losing 2-0 to South Korea. The Asians defeat of the Germans lifted Mexico to second place despite losing 3-0 to Sweden in Ekaterinburg. In...

Mexico continue to roll as Kroos wins it late

Germany made things interesting in Group F after Toni Kroos (center) scored a late winner. Photo credit: theguardian.com

Ignacio Cervantes, Reporter

June 23, 2018

Germany’s (1-0-1) Toni Kroos scored a game-winning goal in stoppage time to cap a dramatic comeback against Group F foes Sweden (1-0-1) in Sochi. The win puts Kroos' clan in contention for a place in the knockout round after losing to Mexico (El Tri) Sunday. Their match against South Korea (0-0-2)...

Germany Rejects Trump’s Claim That It Owes NATO and U.S. ‘Vast Sums’ for Defense

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer

March 21, 2017

German Defense Minister, Ursula Von der Leyen, denied President Donald Trump's claim that Germany owes "vast sums of money" to NATO and the U.S. for defense. The claim came after a meeting between the US and Germany that was considered to be tense, according to NBC news. Trump had tweeted March 18 that the meeting ...

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