United States soccer fans celebrated around the world as their team defeated Ghana 2-1 on the fifth day of competition in Natal, Brazil in a Group G match.
Host country Brazil defeated Croatia 3-1 during the opening game of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
As fans around the world tune in to World Cup 2014, a few fans out of this world will be watching, too. United States astronauts Reid Wiseman and Steve Swanson and German astronaut Alexander Gerst will be cheering on their teams from some 230 miles above Earth aboard the International Space Station, NASA reports.
Gamescom, Europe’s largest video gaming fair held in Cologne, Germany, gave a sneak preview of what’s hot and new in the gaming market. Two of the heavy hitters, Sony and Microsoft will be duking it out this holiday season as they release their new gaming consoles. Sony’s PS4 will be it’s first new console release in seven years. For Microsoft, XBox One is their first update in eight years.
Also on display were the latest in new game releases such as Call of Duty Ghosts, Gran Turismo 6, Assassins Creed IV Black Flag, and EA Sports latest soccer release Fifa 14.
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Jan. 7 Photo Brief: Chuck Hagel and John Brennan nominated to top level security posts, International Kite Festival, air pollution in Tehran, the Black Nazarene
President Barack Obama nominates Chuck Hagel and John Brennan to top level security posts, International Kite Festival, air pollution in Tehran, the Black Nazarene and more in today’s daily brief.