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U.S. Soccer Made the Perfect Landon Donovan Tribute Video

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Landon Donovan, the greatest soccer player in the history of the United States Men’s National Team, plays his final match for the red, white and blue in a friendly against Ecuador on Friday. Donovan is set to retire at the end of the current Major League Soccer season

The tribute video, above, which U.S. Soccer released Wednesday, pays perfect homage to the man whose name is the first thing many people associate with American soccer. Featuring classic highlights, old-school interviews and Donovan’s more current reflections, it hits all the right notes

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Quarantined Family of U.S. Ebola Patient Moved to Undisclosed Location in Texas

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The quarantined family of U.S. Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan was moved from their apartment to an undisclosed location at Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings’ request, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Tom Frieden.

No members of Duncan’s family, now housed in a four-bedroom home in a gated community somewhere in Texas, have shown symptoms of Ebola, Frieden said at a press briefing from the CDC‘s Atlanta headquarters on Saturday. Officials did not reveal the reason for the family’s move, but Dallas County Judge Clay Lewis Jenkins said at the presser that the new location was a place he would feel safe putting his own family Read more…

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Roku Has Sold 10 Million Devices in the U.S.

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Roku announced on Tuesday it has sold 10 million of its set-top boxes in the United States, meaning about 8.6% of the country’s 115 million households own — or have owned — the device.

Roku, which launched in May 2008, was the first device to stream Netflix on TV. Since then, others including Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and Google Chromecast have emerged as competitors. Gaming consoles including Xbox and PlayStation also offer streaming. Roku’s latest figures compare to sales of 20 million for Apple TV, a figure the company reported in April

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“Shocking and Disappointing”: U.S. Officials Push Back Against Israeli Media Reports

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This week it seemed U.S.—Israeli relations hit a particularly rocky moment.

First, Israeli officials leveled personal attacks at Secretary of State John Kerry and his peacemaking efforts, prompting an indignant American response

Then, a supposedly leaked transcript of a strained private telephone conversation between President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu surfaced on Israeli news — only to be shut down as “fabrications” by the American administration which described the reports “shocking and disappointing.”

And that all happened by Tuesday afternoon.

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