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Lionel Messi could be playing in his final tournament with Argentina at Copa America

Jun. 19, 2024 14:32 PM EDT

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — It's sad but true, Copa America could mark Lionel Messi's final chapter with Argentina's national soccer team. The World Cup winner will turn 37 during the tournament in the United States, which kicks off Thursday. He's clearly past his peak at Inter...

Lionel Messi and Argentina will try for a 3rd straight major title in Copa America

Jun. 17, 2024 13:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Lionel Messi and Argentina will try to match Spain’s feat of three consecutive major titles when the Copa America kicks off Thursday night. Coming off championships in the 2021 Copa America and the 2022 World Cup, Messi will be four days shy of his 37th birthday...

Jittery markets rally after Argentina's Milei gets his first legislative triumph on sweeping reforms

Jun. 13, 2024 15:34 PM EDT

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Wall Street rallied Thursday as Argentina's President Javier Milei traveled to Italy for the Group of Seven summit, buoyed by his first legislative victory after the Senate passed sweeping proposals to slash state spending and boost his powers. Having...

Argentina's monthly inflation falls to 4.2%, the lowest in two years, even as annual inflation remains near 300%

Jun. 13, 2024 15:20 PM EDT
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's monthly inflation falls to 4.2%, the lowest in two years, even as annual inflation remains near 300%.

In initial win for Argentine President Milei, senators approve his key bills after violent protests

Jun. 12, 2024 23:52 PM EDT

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina’s Senate narrowly approved key state overhaul and tax bills proposed by President Javier Miliei, delivering an initial legislative victory to the libertarian leader in his efforts to enact his promises of radical change. Senators voted 37...

Argentina’s Senate begins voting on bill package that is a key test for populist President Javier Milei’s government

Jun. 12, 2024 22:21 PM EDT
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina’s Senate begins voting on bill package that is a key test for populist President Javier Milei’s government.

Copa America: How to watch, schedule, betting favorites and more

Jun. 12, 2024 13:51 PM EDT

The biggest soccer tournament in the Americas is about to land stateside. The 48th edition of the Copa America will showcase the top talents from two continents in 14 venues across the U.S. for nearly a month of competition. Ten CONMEBOL teams from South America and six CONCACAF...

Di Maria scores, Messi returns in Argentina’s Copa America warmup victory over Ecuador

Jun. 09, 2024 21:26 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Angel Di Maria scored as Lionel Messi returned to the international stage for the first time in six months, helping Argentina to a 1-0 victory over Ecuador in a Copa America warmup match on Sunday. Messi was sidelined for the first half before replacing Di Maria in...

President Milei's surprising devotion to Judaism and Israel provokes tension in Argentina and beyond

Jun. 03, 2024 08:19 AM EDT

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — At the base of the sacred Western Wall in Jerusalem’s Old City, President Javier Milei of Argentina appeared to be in a spiritual trance. With head and hands pressed against the ancient stone, he prayed with the Orthodox rabbi who introduced him to...

Woman sentenced to more than 14 years in prison for conspiring to murder Connecticut mom

May. 31, 2024 18:15 PM EDT

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A woman convicted of helping her boyfriend plot and cover up the murder of his estranged wife, Jennifer Dulos, during contentious divorce proceedings in Connecticut was sentenced to more than 14 years in prison Friday, after Dulos' mother and children testified about their...