World Cup Draw Doesn't Look Promising For United States

World news photos: Lion attacks; animal rights protests and more

EUROPES MOST WANTED Former U.S. manager Bob Bradley has reportedly been offered the job to coach the MLS Vancouver Whitecaps. Bradley did a terrific job with Egypt under less than ideal working conditions before losing to Ghana in the World Cup playoff. Hes a great choice for Vancouver but it would be nice if a European club broke from tradition and hired an American coach. Fulham had an opening this weekend after sacking Martin Jol but the club replaced Jol with Rene Meulensteen. Jol was dismissed after five straight Premier League defeats left Fulham in 18th place. <br>For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/soccer/isola-u-s-hopes-luck-draw-article-1.1534399

The Associated Press reports : A New York City commuter train rounding a riverside curve derailed and came to rest only inches from the water Sunday, killing four people, injuring more than 60 and sending a chain of toppled cars shaped like a backward question mark trailing off the track, authoritiessaid. Some of the 100 to 150 passengers on the early morning Metro-North train from suburban Poughkeepsie to Manhattan were jolted awake around 7:20 a.m. to screams and the frightening sensation of their compartment rolling over on a bend where the Hudson and Harlem rivers meet in the Bronx. When the motion stopped, four or five of the seven cars were off the rails in the latest, and deadliest, example of this year's troubles for the nation's second-biggest commuterrailroad. "Four people lost their lives today in the holiday season, right after Thanksgiving," Gov. <br>For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://www.chron.com/local/article/World-news-photos-Lion-attacks-animal-rights-5025890.php

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