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Ronaldo stuck on 99 goals but Portugal through to Euro 2020

Nov. 17, 2019 5:30 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo will have to wait a little longer for his 100th international goal, scoring only once as defending champion Portugal secured its place at next year’s European Championship with a 2-0 win at Luxembourg on Sunday. The Juventus star needed two goals for a century, but...

England, Czech Republic, France and Turkey reach Euro 2020

Nov. 14, 2019 6:37 PM EST

England qualified in style for the 2020 European Championship, while the Czech Republic, France and Turkey also booked their places Thursday at next year’s tournament. England only needed a draw to qualify but Harry Kane scored a hat trick in a 7-0 win over Montenegro, and the Czech Republic also advanced...

US court grants Ronaldo's bid to block accuser in rape case

Nov. 7, 2019 4:51 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo's lawyers won a courtroom bid Thursday to block a Nevada woman accusing the soccer superstar of raping her in Las Vegas in 2009 from digging into the validity of their 2010 confidentiality agreement and $375,000 hush-money payment. U.S. Magistrate Judge Daniel Albregts...

EU's Barnier warns of tough times ahead on UK trade deal

Nov. 5, 2019 10:37 AM EST

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — European Union Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier on Tuesday drew the battle lines for the upcoming free trade talks with the U.K. once it has left the bloc and warned Britain not to undercut EU standards. Barnier said the trade talks after Britain leaves as expected on Jan. 31 might...

Subtropical Storm Rebekah losing steam in the Atlantic

Oct. 31, 2019 7:17 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Subtropical Storm Rebekah is expected to soon weaken into a post-tropical cyclone it spins far out over the Atlantic Ocean. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says the storm's maximum sustained winds Thursday evening were 45 mph (75 kph). Rebekah is centered about 405 miles (652 kilometers)...

Subtropical Storm Rebekah forms in north Atlantic

Oct. 30, 2019 4:51 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Forecasters say Subtropical Storm Rebekah has formed in the north Atlantic but currently poses no threats to land. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says the storm was centered Wednesday afternoon about 745 miles (900 kilometers) west of the Azores, a Portuguese island chain. Rebekah has...

Forecasters: Subtropical Storm Rebekah forms in the north Atlantic; centered 745 miles (1,200 km) west of the Azores

Oct. 30, 2019 4:48 PM EDT
MIAMI (AP) — Forecasters: Subtropical Storm Rebekah forms in the north Atlantic; centered 745 miles (1,200 km) west of the Azores .

Ex-CIA agent convicted in kidnap skips Italian justice

Oct. 29, 2019 3:02 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — The only American to serve a sentence in the CIA-organized kidnap of a Muslim cleric in Italy has skipped the country, her lawyer confirmed Tuesday. A lawyer for Sabrina de Sousa confirmed that she had left Italy with some months remaining in her three-year community service sentence for her...

Pablo weakens to a tropical storm over far North Atlantic

Oct. 27, 2019 10:47 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Pablo has weakened to a tropical storm as it moves over the far north Atlantic Ocean. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said the storm was located late Sunday about 710 miles (1,145 kilometer) northeast of the Azores. Its top sustained winds have now dropped to about 70 mph (110 kph). The...

Brown wins Portugal Masters for his 1st European Tour title

Oct. 27, 2019 2:15 PM EDT

VILAMOURA, Portugal (AP) — Steven Brown won the Portugal Masters on Sunday to claim his first European Tour title. The Englishman shot 5-under 66 in the final round to finish one stroke ahead of South African pair Justin Walters (66) and Brandon Stone (70). Brown made par or better on each of his last 36...