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Two bleached out American flags was placed surreptitiously on the Brooklyn Bridge on Tuesday, July 22. (Credit: CBS 2)

Sources To CBS 2: German Artists To Return Brooklyn Bridge American Flags

The NYPD has negotiated with the attorneys for the German artists who claim to have swapped the American flags on the Brooklyn Bridge, in order to get the American flags back, police sources told CBS 2.

08/21/2014

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7 World Cup Pitch Invaders Who Regret Nothing

Although their fates remain a mystery, these few moments of glory will always be remembered…by them.

07/14/2014

Bastian Schweinsteiger of Germany consoles Lionel Messi of Argentina after Germany's 1-0 victory in extra time during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Final match between Germany and Argentina at Maracana on July 13, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Lionel Messi’s World Cup Ends On Bitter Note

After carrying his team through the group stage in Brazil with four goals, Messi seemed to run out of steam.

07/14/2014

Germany's forward Mario Goetze (R) celebrates with teammates after scoring during the final football match between Germany and Argentina for the FIFA World Cup at The Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on July 13, 2014.  AFP PHOTO / JUAN MABROMATA        (Photo credit should read JUAN MABROMATA/AFP/Getty Images)

Late Goetze Goal Gives Germany The Edge In 1-0 World Cup Title Win

Mario Goetze volleyed in the winning goal in extra time to give Germany its fourth World Cup title with a 1-0 victory over Argentina on Sunday.

07/14/2014

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7 Things To Know Before Argentina-Germany World Cup Final

On Sunday at 3PM ET, the 22 best players over the past month will take the field and try to win their country a trophy and prove to the world that they are the best football club. Here are 7 things you need to know before Argentina and Germany take the pitch for which should be a hard fought battle.

07/11/2014

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Brazil’s Devastating Loss Told By 7 Devastated Fans

No one felt the pain of those seven goals like the fans in the stands

07/09/2014

Emotional Brazil fans react after being defeated by Germany 7-1 during the 2014 FIFA World Cup semifinal match at Estadio Mineirao on July 8, 2014. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Brazil Bummed In Worst Way After Humiliating World Cup Defeat

Catastrophic. Suffering. A Historic Humiliation. Those were just some of the apocalyptic headlines Brazilian publications used to describe the national soccer team’s 7-1 drubbing by Germany.

07/09/2014

Mats Hummels of Germany scores on a header past Hugo Lloris of France during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Quarter Final match between France and Germany at Maracana on July 4, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Alexandre Loureiro/Getty Images)

Germany Sends France Packing En Route To World Cup Semis

Germany reached the semifinals for a fourth straight World Cup by beating France 1-0 Friday in a cagey match settled by a first-half header from Mats Hummels.

07/04/2014

Tim Howard of the United States looks on in extra time during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between Belgium and the United States at Arena Fonte Nova on July 1, 2014 in Salvador, Brazil. (credit: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Keidel: World Cup Runneth Over

You’ll notice the ratings for this World Cup are highest in the Northeast, where folks try rather hard to look most enlightened. And you may also notice by the time the U.S. team lost to Belgium, some of them had already jumped ship.

07/03/2014

World Cup fans at Legends Bar in New York City on June 26, 2014. (credit: Weijia Jiang/CBS 2)

World Cup Fever Sweeps NYC As Fans Watch USA’s 1-0 Loss To Germany

Germany defeated the United States 1-0 to win Group G ahead of the Americans, who also advanced to the knockout stage of the World Cup despite losing.

06/26/2014

Head coach Joachim Loew of Germany (credit: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

8 Times Germany’s Coach Joachim Loew Was Over The Rain

Joachim Loew didn’t just battle the U.S., he did so while dealing with his nemesis…rain. Here’s the 8 times Germany’s head coach Joachim Loew was over the rain in Recife, Brazil…

06/26/2014

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How ‘Bout It, Boss? U.S. Squad Tweets Permission Slip For Fans To Skip Work

Memo to bosses around the country: Thursday may not be a banner day for productivity. Especially between noon and, say, 2 p.m.

06/26/2014

U.S. head coach Jurgen Klinsmann works out with the reserves at Sao Paulo FC on June 23, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Instead Of Breather, U.S. Contemplates Scenarios To Advance At World Cup

With its heartbreaking draw against Portugal on Sunday, the U.S. created a World Cup math puzzle for fans back in America.

06/24/2014

Jurgen Klinsmann gestures during the United States' match against Portugal at the Amazonia Arena in Manaus during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 22, 2014. (Photo by Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty Images)

No Conspiracy: Klinsmann Says U.S. Wants Win, Not Draw, Against Germany

The conspiracy theorists are out in full force: Would the United States and Germany try to play to a tie Thursday that would guarantee World Cup advancement to both nations?

06/23/2014

U.S. goalkeeper Tim Howard acknowledges the fans after a 2-2 draw in the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group G match against Portugal on June 22, 2014 in Manaus, Brazil. (Photo by Christopher Lee/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Despite Heartbreaker, U.S. In Good Position To Advance At World Cup

Soccer can sometimes be the cruelest of sports. In the blink of an eye, everything changed for a U.S. team that had seemingly punched its ticket to the knockout stage.

06/23/2014

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