Spain vs. El Salvador Friendly Scheduled for FedExField – CBS Local

CBS Local… Marketing Officer Mitch Gershman. “We are honored to host these marquee matchups and proud to bring such high-profile events to the Washington D.C. region and our season ticket…

Migrants flock to Spanish enclave of Melilla – Washington Post

Washington PostHundreds of people from neighboring Morocco have been storming the border fence to get into Europe. Feb. 28, 2014 Would-be immigrants jump over a fence into the North African…

African migrants storm border into Spain’s Melilla – euronews

euronewsMore than 200 African migrants have scaled the border fence into the Spanish enclave of Melilla. It was the biggest assault on the border in more than eight years. The…

France wins Winter Olympics ‘property gold’ – OPP Connect

OPP ConnectWhen it comes to British overseas property demand generated by the Olympic Winter Games, France has won gold, says a top agent. For Russian property buyers, Bulgaria, Turkey, and…

Hawks sign center Mike Muscala – ESPN

ESPNATLANTA — The short-handed Atlanta Hawks signed center Mike Muscala, a 2013 second-round draft pick, on Thursday after completing the buyout of his Spanish League contract. Muscala (6-11, 230) averaged…

Spain: Flamenco guitarist Paco de Lucia dies at 66 – Washington Post

Washington PostMADRID — Spanish officials say world-renowned flamenco guitarist Paco de Lucia has died. He was 66. Jose Ignacio Landaluce, mayor of de Lucia’s native Spanish town of Algeciras said…

World Cup tune-ups in Washington, DC United at FedEx Field, US national team … – Washington Post (blog)

World Cup tune-ups in Washington, DC United at FedEx Field, US national team …Washington Post (blog)Spain vs. El Salvador friendly and D.C. United vs. Columbus Crew, both on June 7…

Mike Muscala headed to Atlanta Hawks – Peachtree Hoops

Peachtree HoopsAfter we reported that the Atlanta Hawks reached out to Obradoiro about buying out Mike Muscala and bringing the Bucknell star to Atlanta to help the ailing frontcourt, a…

Facebook’s WhatsApp adding voice calls – CNN

CNN(CNN) — WhatsApp, the globally popular texting app that Facebook just acquired for a whopping $19 billion, is adding phone calls to its list of services. At the Mobile World…

Nokia Asha 230 is Nokia’s cheapest yet (hands-on) – CNET

CNETBARCELONA, Spain — Of the new Nokia phones announced at Mobile World Congress, the Nokia Asha 230 is the only one to run the company’s Asha mobile platform. Although this…

Lenovo S860 is a beefy bruiser with a blockbuster battery – CNET

CNETBARCELONA, Spain — Just when Lenovo was starting to make its name as a phone maker, with chunky, big-screen handsets such as the Vibe X we saw at IFA in…

Samsung’s Galaxy S5, a ‘must-want’ phone of the year? – UPI.com

UPI.comSamsung unveils it Galaxy S5 this week in Barcelona, Spain. Pictured are the S4 and Note. (Courtesy Samsung.com). Smartphone companies can live or die based on the sales success, or…

Samsung’s new smartwatches have fitness features – Washington Post

Washington PostBARCELONA, Spain — Samsung is unveiling two new computerized wristwatches, this time with health sensors and related fitness features to give people a reason to buy one. Samsung’s first…

Report: Samsung Galaxy S5 to have larger, sharper display – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMobile World Congress is right around the corner which means the rumor mill is churning. Samsung is expected to unveil its flagship device, the Galaxy S5, at its “Unpacked…

Spain’s Princess Cristina arrives at court in Mallorca – BBC News

BBC NewsSpain’s Princess Cristina has arrived in court to be questioned in connection with a corruption scandal involving her husband’s business dealings. It is the first time in history that…

Luis Aragones: Spain mourns the loss of ‘tiki taka’ master – CNN

CNN(CNN) — Affectionately known in his home city of Madrid as “the wise man of Hortaleza,” Luis Aragones left the legacy of helping Spain’s ascension to the top of world…

F1 sends messages of support to Michael Schumacher – SI.com

SI.comMercedes’ new F1 car bears a message for racing legend Michael Schumacher, who remains in a coma. Ker Robertson/Getty Images. JEREZ, Spain (AP) — Formula One drivers offered messages of…

Gallery: Brokeback Mountain On Stage – Casper Star-Tribune Online

Casper Star-Tribune OnlineBrokeback Mountain, the tragic tale of two fictional Wyoming cowboys in love, premieres as an opera Tuesday, Jan. 28 in Spain. 6 minutes ago. (0) Comments. Email. Brokeback…

Pakistan guards die escorting Spain cyclist Javier Colorado – BBC News

BBC NewsGunmen have shot dead at least six guards who were escorting a Spanish cyclist through Pakistan’s volatile Balochistan province. They were about 50km (31 miles) west of the provincial…

Callaway: Davos more than an elite playground – USA TODAY

USA TODAYDAVOS, Switzerland — Just as Spain has its Running of the Bulls each summer in Pamplona, the annual meeting of the global financial elite in this Swiss ski resort…

Spain’s Next Zara? Fashion Label Desigual Speeds Global Growth – The Business of Fashion

The Business of FashionBERLIN, Germany — Spanish fashion label Desigual is accelerating its expansion in Europe and emerging markets, seeking to ride predictions of fast growth in women’s apparel while…

Israel berates ‘pro-Palestinian EU’ – BBC News

BBC NewsIsrael has summoned the ambassadors of Britain, France, Italy and Spain, accusing their countries of pro-Palestinian bias. The Foreign Ministry said the envoys would be told that their “perpetual…

Spanish princess in corruption inquiry – Irish Times

Irish TimesSpain’s Infanta Cristina will appear in court in March charged with tax fraud and money laundering. Photograph: Daniel Aguilar/ Reuters. Guy Hedgecoe. Topics: News

Spanish court subpoenas king’s daughter – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMADRID (AP) — A Spanish court on Tuesday subpoenaed Princess Cristina, the daughter of Spain’s King Juan Carlos, as a suspect in an investigation of alleged tax fraud and…

Nuns Miss Pope’s New Year’s Phone Call – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaA group of nuns in Spain got quite the New Year’s surprise when they checked their answering machine and realized they had missed a call from the pope.…

Spanish government backs tough abortion laws – The Independent

The IndependentThe Spanish conservative government has backed proposals that would create a tougher abortion law, giving doctors the right to refuse to perform a termination on reasons of conscience. The…

Spain Hits Google With $1.2M Fine for ‘Illegal’ Privacy Violations – Mashable

MashableSpain’s privacy watchdog hit Google with a $1.2 million fine for breaking the country’s data protection laws and “seriously infringe citizens’ rights.” The Data Protection Agency found Google guilty of…

Spain levies maximum fine over Google privacy policy – BBC News

BBC NewsThe fine is the maximum it is possible to levy on a firm that has broken the nation’s privacy laws. It was imposed after Google changed its privacy policy…

Las Vegas Sands cancels Spain casino resort plan – Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas SunMADRID — Casino operator Las Vegas Sands on Friday scrapped plans to build a “EuroVegas” resort near Madrid after the Spanish government rejected as illegal concessions demanded for…

‘We are prepared for any team at the World Cup,’ says Kwesi Appiah – Goal.com

Goal.comGhana coach Kwesi Appiah has welcomed the 2014 World Cup draw after his side was paired with USA, Germany and Portugal. The former Black Stars captain believes he has a…

Dual-screen Yota phone now official – CNET

CNETIt’s been a year since the Yota dual-screen handset was announced, but the good news is that it’s finally available. Austria, France Germany and Spain will be the first countries…

Nowitzki’s strong finish leads Mavs over Bobcats – Boston.com

Boston.comCharlotte Bobcats’ Gerald Henderson, center, is fouled going to the basket by Dallas The Associated Press Charlotte Bobcats’ Gerald Henderson, center, is fouled going to the basket by Dallas Mavericks’…

Shakewell: Oakland To Get Second “Top Chef” Restaurant

Shakewell, when it opens at the current Mezze space at 3407 Lakeshore Ave, will be the second “Top Chef” restaurant in Oakland, and a sign that our city’s presence as…

Rafael Nadal Wins French Open, Record Eighth Time

Rafael Nadal is boring. He’s won the French Open for 2013, and this is for the eighth time. And he made it look easy in the process. Well, OK, not…

Serena Williams, Svetlana Kuznetsova Win: French Open 2013 Update

Ok, lovers of Women’s Tennis (it’s the legs) here’s an update from the 2013 French Open. Serena Williams, the number one women’s tennis player in the World, beat number 15th…