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US women's soccer is in transition heading into Olympics. Spain hopes to build off World Cup win

Jul. 01, 2024 09:27 AM EDT

The signs that the U.S. national team's dominance was slipping started to emerge back at the Tokyo Olympics. The United States was vying to become the first team to win an Olympic gold medal after winning a Women's World Cup. But the team stumbled along the way. The...

Brazilian police official wins crucial backing to become the next head of Interpol

Jun. 25, 2024 14:54 PM EDT

LYON, France (AP) — Brazilian police official Valdecy Urquiza won a crucial vote of confidence Tuesday toward becoming the next head of Interpol — and its first leader from a developing country — after its executive committee selected the 43-year-old as its preferred candidate. ...

French police peacefully remove pro-Palestinian students occupying a university building in Paris

May. 03, 2024 12:13 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — French police on Friday peacefully removed dozens of students from the prestigious Sciences Po university who had gathered in support of Palestinians, echoing similar encampments and solidarity demonstrations across the United States. The intervention came after police...