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Soccer-Peru fans take $800 taxi to get to World Cup game
YEKATERINBURG, Russia, June 22 (Reuters) - A missed flight connection in Moscow forced a group of Peruvians to pay $800 for a taxi to get to a World Cup match, communicating via Google Translate with a driver who kept on pushing up the price.
PREVIEW-Soccer-Death threats probe clouds Colombia preparations
KAZAN, Russia, June 22 (Reuters) - Colombia head into their World Cup clash against Poland in Group H on Sunday under pressure to get a result and with their preparations overshadowed by a police investigation into death threats made to midfielder Carlos Sanchez.
FACTBOX-Soccer-England v Panama
June 22 (Reuters) - England play Panama in a World Cup Group G match on Sunday:
FACTBOX-Soccer-Japan v Senegal
YEKATERINBURG, Russia, June 22 (Reuters) - Japan play Senegal in a Group H match in Yekaterinburg on Sunday.
Soccer-Brazil, Costa Rica raise eyebrows by playing in away kits
ST PETERSBURG, June 22 (Reuters) - Supporters were in for a surprise on Friday as Brazil and Costa Rica walked out for their World Cup Group E clash in St. Petersburg wearing away colors despite no apparent clash in their home kits.
OPEC agrees modest hike in oil supply after Saudi and Iran compromise
VIENNA (Reuters) - OPEC agreed on Friday on a modest increase in oil production from next month after its leader Saudi Arabia persuaded arch-rival Iran to cooperate, following calls from major consumers to help reduce the price of crude and avoid a supply shortage.
UPDATE 5-OPEC agrees modest hike in oil supply after Saudi and Iran compromise
VIENNA, June 22 (Reuters) - OPEC agreed on Friday on a modest increase in oil production from next month after its leader Saudi Arabia persuaded arch-rival Iran to cooperate, following calls from major consumers to help reduce the price of crude and avoid a supply shortage.
Curacao refinery seeks temporary operator to replace Venezuela's PDVSA -document
June 22 (Reuters) - The government-owned Isla refinery in Curacao is seeking a company to immediately replace Venezuela's state-run PDVSA as operator of the 335,000-barrel-per-day facility, which has been largely idled due to a lack of crude shipments to the plant, according to a document seen by Reuters on Friday.
Coutinho, Neymar strike late to guide Brazil past Costa Rica
ST PETERSBURG (Reuters) - Late strikes by Philippe Coutinho and Neymar gave Brazil their first win of the World Cup in thrilling fashion against Costa Rica on Friday and broke Central American hearts in St. Petersburg by sending them out of the tournament.
Trump threatens 20 percent tariff on European Union cars
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to impose a 20 percent tariff on all European Union-assembled cars coming into the United States, a month after the administration launched an investigation into whether auto imports pose a national security threat.
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