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US beats Cuba 4-0 to reach Nations League semifinals

Nov. 19, 2019 11:35 PM EST

Five weeks after a dismal loss in Canada left the United States on the verge of elimination from the first CONCACAF Nations League, the Americans advanced to the semifinals with their second straight win and started looking ahead to World Cup qualifying next year. Josh Sargent scored the first of his two goals 34...

Ruling backs asylum seekers at border prior to policy shift

Nov. 19, 2019 9:53 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge ruled Tuesday that a partial ban on asylum does not apply to anyone who appeared at an official U.S. border crossing before the policy was announced in July, a decision that may affect thousands of people. The Trump administration announced July 16 that it would deny asylum...

Border activist says he’d never hide migrants from US agents

Nov. 19, 2019 7:46 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A member of a humanitarian aid group whose criminal case has garnered international attention testified Tuesday that neutrality guides his work near the U.S.-Mexico border, denying that he has ever helped migrants hide or told them how to avoid authorities. That’s what U.S....

Border wall fundraiser to seek US approval on Texas project

Nov. 19, 2019 7:01 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — The private group that wants to build its own southern border wall next to the Rio Grande in Texas won’t begin construction until the U.S. government certifies the project won’t worsen flooding, the group’s co-founder said Tuesday. We Build the Wall, which was founded by...

The Latest: Border activist ends testimony in federal trial

Nov. 19, 2019 6:56 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on the second trial of a border activist accused of harboring immigrants (all times local): 4:55 p.m. An Arizona border activist charged with harboring immigrants wrapped up testifying in his second trial. Scott Warren spent most of Tuesday on the stand as his trial came...

Ruling threatens smuggling cases against Marines

Nov. 19, 2019 5:55 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Marine Corps prosecutors were scrambling Tuesday to save numerous cases tied to a human smuggling investigation after a military judge ruled it was illegal for the military to arrest the Marines during a morning battalion formation and accuse them in front of their peers. Maj. Kendra Motz...

Kobach’s brand still sells with GOP in Senate race in Kansas

Nov. 19, 2019 2:43 PM EST

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kris Kobach isn’t fazed that fellow Republicans worry he’s unpopular or too brash in pushing his hard-right views to keep Kansas’ open Senate seat in GOP hands next year. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and others are so concerned that they’ve spent...

Bolts’ season on brink after more close-game woes in Mexico

Nov. 19, 2019 1:56 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — No matter the opponent and no matter the country, the Los Angeles Chargers’ offense just can’t seem to score consistently when it really counts this season. Another poor offensive finish at Azteca Stadium on Monday night sent the Chargers into their bye week at 4-7 with a...

Mexico City debates allowing children legal gender change

Nov. 19, 2019 12:47 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A couple of hundred demonstrators have protested against a proposed Mexico City law that would allow children and adolescents to change the gender listed on their birth certificates. They would have to be accompanied by at least one guardian to do so. Mexico City law already allows...

Chiefs buck meltdown trend, hold on late against Chargers

Nov. 19, 2019 12:25 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The collective groan could be heard across the Kansas City metro area when Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers drove his team deep into Chiefs territory in the waning minutes of Monday night’s game. The Chiefs had struggled to put away teams all season, their defensive...