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Julie Ertz caps late U.S. soccer comeback in 4-3 win over Brazil

Julie Ertz came in off the bench and scored in the 89th minute and the United States overcame a late two-goal deficit to beat Brazil 4-3 on Sunday night in the Tournament of Nations. The United States was in danger of losing for the fourth time this year before the three-goal flurry in about nine minutes. Two minutes after Brazil’s ...

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Putin expels 755 U.S. diplomats as punishment for U.S. sanctions

Russian President Vladimir Putin announced Sunday he will expel 755 U.S. diplomats from his country, making good on threats that Russia would strike back at America over a new bill imposing sanctions. The Russian strongman said he had lost patience for waiting to see if relations with the U.S. could be mended. “We waited for quite some time that maybe ...

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Haley is 'done talking' about North Korea as U.S. shows force

As the U.S. ramped up its military might Sunday to combat North Korea’s latest missile test, President Trump’s United Nations Ambassador had her own weapon: A broken English tweet. Nikki Haley said she’s “done talking” about North Korea in a linguistically challenged tweet calling on China and South Korea to put pressure on the paranoid empire after its latest threat ...

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Russia vows ‘long overdue’ revenge on U.S. for sanctions bill

Russia is ready to strike back at the U.S. government for a bill imposing sanctions over the 2016 election interference, a Kremlin official warned Sunday. Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said the U.S. will face a “long, long overdue” retaliation after Congress approved the bill last week. “If the U.S. side decides to move further towards further deterioration, we will ...

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Russia orders cut in U.S. diplomats in sanctions retaliation

MOSCOW — Russia’s Foreign Ministry on Friday ordered a reduction in the number of U.S. diplomats in Russia and said it was closing down a U.S. recreation retreat in response to fresh sanctions against Russia. The U.S. Senate approved a new package of stiff financial sanctions Friday against Russia, Iran and North Korea and sent it to President Donald Trump ...

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Jordan Morris scores late, U.S. beats Jamaica 2-1 to win Gold Cup

Jordan Morris scored a tiebreaking goal in the 88th minute, and the United States beat Jamaica 2-1 Wednesday night for its sixth CONCACAF Gold Cup title and first since 2013. Jozy Altidore’s goal on a 28-yard free kick in the 45th minute beat backup goalkeeper Dwayne Miller after Jamaica captain Andre Blake left with a hand injury. Je-Vaughn Watson tied ...

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Ex-House staffer busted for bank fraud while trying to leave U.S.

A fired House staffer was arrested on a bank fraud charge while trying to leaving the U.S. for Pakistan, according to reports Tuesday. Imran Awan, who most recently worked for Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) was busted Monday at Dulles International Airport, Politico reported. Awan and his wife, Hina Alvi, were accused of lying about a housing equity loan to ...

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Alabama candidate for U.S. Senate says Islam is ‘false religion'

A U.S. Senate candidate and former Alabama Supreme Court chief justice said Islam is a “false religion” and doubled down on the same-sex marriage views that got him booted from the bench. Roy Moore made the comments Monday during a meeting of the North Jefferson County Republicans club at Jim ‘N Nick’s BBQ in Gardendale, AL.com reported. In responding to a ...

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New U.S. Navy aircraft carrier sets sail with no urinals

The U.S. Navy has decided on a new form of berth control. The USS Gerald R. Ford — the newest U.S. Navy aircraft carrier, and the first in its class of ships — is ditching urinals, introducing “gender neutral” bathrooms. Each sleeping quarter — what the Navy calls a berthing area — will have traditional porcelain bowls in the heads ...

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Lakers’ Larry Nance Jr. reconnects with U.S. soldier pen pal

Lakers power forward Larry Nance Jr. once shared his love of basketball with a solider fighting overseas in 2003. That soldier is now reconnecting with Nance Jr. 14 years later. Bianca Snow shared Nance Jr.’s letters on Twitter, saying his written words always meant a lot and she was happy to see his dreams of making it to the NBA ...

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