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Louisiana teen dies after being shot in weekend robbery

Jan. 22, 2020 6:16 PM EST

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — A high school senior found shot in his Chevy Camaro during a weekend robbery died Wednesday, authorities said. Lafayette police confirmed the death of Matthew Carter, 17, news outlets reported. They said two teens were arrested over the weekend and face charges including...

Uganda: 7 Eritrean soccer players disappear after tournament

Dec. 24, 2019 3:21 AM EST

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A Ugandan official says seven Eritrean soccer players have disappeared at the end of a regional tournament. Rogers Mulindwa, a spokesman for a body that organised the Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup, said Tuesday that a police search for the players continues. A police spokesman did not...

In this Dec. 5, 2019 photo, a boys pops a wheelie as he rides his bicycle past a mural featuring Lionel Messi in La Bajada, Rosario, Argentina. Soccer wasn't always Messi's favorite activity. When he was a child in the modest neighborhood of La Bajada in his hometown, he spent his time bicycling with friends, building forts out of branches and stones, playing hide and seek — and occasionally stealing lemons from a neighbor to make juice. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

Messi's hometown offers emotional trip to his childhood

Dec. 9, 2019 1:34 PM EST

ROSARIO, Argentina (AP) — Soccer wasn't always Lionel Messi's favorite activity. When he was a child in the modest neighborhood of La Bajada in his Argentine hometown of Rosario, he spent his time bicycling with friends, building forts out of branches and stones, playing hide and seek — and...

Coach of team of immigrants that won championship retires

Dec. 3, 2019 10:30 AM EST

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — The Lewiston soccer coach who won the state championship with a diverse team including African immigrants is retiring after 37 years. Coach Mike McGraw’s first championship in 2015 were a source of pride for a city that had undergone a dramatic change with the arrival of...