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Pulisic offsets Rodrygo goal as US gains 1-1 tie against Brazil in last Copa America warmup

Jun. 12, 2024 21:59 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Four days after one of their worst matches, Christian Pulisic and the U.S. soccer team stopped an 11-game losing streak to Brazil with a spirted 1-1 draw that left them with a positive mindset heading into the Copa America. Pulisic scored in 26th minute to...

Florida jury finds Chiquita Brands liable for Colombia deaths, must pay $38.3M to family members

Jun. 11, 2024 17:08 PM EDT

Banana giant Chiquita Brands must pay $38.3 million to 16 family members of people killed during Colombia's long civil war by a violent right-wing paramilitary group funded by the company, a federal jury in Florida decided. The verdict Monday by a jury in West Palm Beach marks the...

US captain Tyler Adams to have limited role in friendly against Brazil

Jun. 11, 2024 11:39 AM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — U.S. captain Tyler Adams will be available in a limited role for the Americans' friendly game against Brazil on Wednesday night but forward Josh Sargent will miss his second straight match ahead of the Copa America. Adams, a 25-year-old defensive midfielder,...

After disappointing 2023, defending Olympic champion Canada has steadied heading into Paris Games

Jun. 10, 2024 16:55 PM EDT

Even coach Bev Priestman acknowledges the Canadian national team lost its way last year. Two years after winning Olympic gold at the Tokyo Games, the Canadians were humbled by a poor performance at last summer's Women's World Cup. Canada failed to advance out of the group stage for...

Colombia marks 1st anniversary of rescue of 4 children in the Amazon after their plane crashed

Jun. 09, 2024 20:17 PM EDT

BOGOTÁ, Colombia (AP) — Colombia marked the first anniversary Sunday of the rescue of four Indigenous children who survived a small plane crash in the Amazon rainforest in an operation that gripped the world’s attention. A small ceremony was held in a Bogota military base that included an...

Colombia routs sloppy US 5-1 in Copa America warmup, extends unbeaten streak to 22 games

Jun. 09, 2024 17:32 PM EDT

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Matt Turner kept falling to the field, the American goalkeeper punching the ground in frustration. A defensive lapse by Antonee Robinson and aimless defensive play by Johnny Cardoso, Tim Weah and Cameron Carter-Vickers led to four goals in an embarrassing 5-1...

Colombia will suspend coal exports to Israel over war in Gaza

Jun. 08, 2024 21:49 PM EDT

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombian President Gustavo Petro announced on Saturday that his country will suspend coal exports to Israel over the war in Gaza, as relations sour between two countries that were once close military and commercial allies. Petro wrote on the social media...

Josh Sargent out for Colombia friendly, could miss Copa America

Jun. 07, 2024 18:39 PM EDT

McLEAN, Va. (AP) — United States forward Josh Sargent could miss Saturday's friendly against Colombia and could be dropped from the Copa America roster. A 24-year-old from O'Fallon, Missouri, Sargent scored 16 goals in 26 league games with Norwich in England's second-tier League...

The Latest: Jurors dismissed for the day in Hunter Biden's trial

Jun. 07, 2024 14:07 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The Latest on Hunter Biden's federal gun trial (all times local): Jurors have been dismissed for the day in Hunter Biden's federal gun trial and they'll return Monday morning. The judge sent the jury home after there were no more defense...

Columbia University and a Jewish student agree on a settlement that imposes more safety measures

Jun. 04, 2024 19:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Columbia University has agreed to take additional steps to make its students feel secure on campus under a settlement reached Tuesday with a Jewish student who had sought a court order requiring the Ivy League school provide safe access to the campus amid protests over the...