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Mexico won the Gold Cup for the first time since 2015

Mexico Beat USA To Win Gold Cup For 11th Time

Mexico won the Gold Cup for the first time since 2015 Mexico extended their record number of Concacaf Gold Cup wins as Jonathan dos Santos’ strike gave them a narrow victory over the United States. LA Galaxy midfielder Dos Santos latched…

8th July 2019

Women’s World Cup: USA’s Megan Rapinoe Wins Golden Boot

USA striker Megan Rapinoe has won the Fifa Women’s World Cup Golden Boot after helping her side beat Netherlands 2-0 in Sunday’s final. The 34-year-old scored a second-half penalty to finish the tournament with six goals and three assists. Team-mate Alex Morgan…

7th July 2019

#FIFAWWC2019: USA Beat Netherlands To Win World Cup

The United States won the Women’s World Cup for a record fourth time with as they eventually overpowered the Netherlands in Lyon. Megan Rapinoe’s penalty and Rose Lavelle’s fine run and finish gave the defending champions victory in the second half,…

7th July 2019

Netherlands Beat Sweden To Reach World Cup Final

The Netherlands reached their first Women’s World Cup final after Manchester United midfielder Jackie Groenen’s sweet extra-time strike settled their cagey semi-final against Sweden. The European champions will face holders the United States in Lyon on Sunday, after Jill Ellis’ side’s win…

4th July 2019

Women’s World Cup: England Beaten By USA in Dramatic Semi-Final

England’s dreams of reaching their first Women’s World Cup final were dashed as Steph Houghton’s late penalty was saved in a dramatic semi-final loss to holders the United States. The England skipper’s 84th-minute spot-kick was held by Alyssa Naeher, shortly before…

2nd July 2019

Rapinoe Penalties Help USA Beat Spain

The United States came through a testing last-16 tie against Spain to set up a tantalising Women’s World Cup quarter-final against France. The world’s number-one side and pre-tournament favourites were given a scare by the Spaniards but survived the first nervy…

24th June 2019
North Korean Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Choe Son Hui (C) arrives for a press conference at the Melia hotel, following the second US-North Korea summit, in Hanoi, Vietnam, 01 March 2019. EPA/STR

North Korea May Break off US Talks And Resume Missile Tests

North Korean Vice Foreign Minister Choe Son-hui, seen here during the Hanoi summit   North Korean leader Kim Jong-un may break off denuclearisation talks with the US and resume missile and nuclear testing, a senior official says. Vice Foreign Minister Choe…

15th March 2019
Guo Ping

Huawei Sues US Government Over Product Ban

Huawei’s Rotating Chairman Guo Ping   Huawei has filed a lawsuit against the US government over a ban that restricts federal agencies from using its products. It said the US failed to provide evidence to support the ban, and the firm…

7th March 2019
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton waits to speak during a rally at the Armory November 6, 2016 in Manchester, New Hampshire.

Hillary Clinton Rules Out 2020 Presidential Run

Hillary Clinton has ruled out a third US presidential run in 2020. “I’m not running, but I’m going to keep on working and speaking and standing up for what I believe,” Mrs Clinton told New York’s News 12 TV channel. As…

5th March 2019
Beauregard, Alabama

Tornadoes Kill At Least 23 in Lee County, Alabama

At least 23 people have been killed as tornadoes struck Lee County in eastern Alabama, authorities say. County Sheriff Jay Jones said there had been “catastrophic” damage and there were fears more bodies would be found. Dozens are thought to have…

4th March 2019
A view of Lake Michigan on January 30, 2019 in Kenosha, Wisconsin

Polar Vortex Brings Deadly Cold Snap To US States

Cities are all but shutting down across the US Midwest as the region shivers in a deadly cold snap known as a polar vortex. At least eight people have been killed in several states as a result of the Arctic weather.…

31st January 2019

Pittsburgh Shooting: 11 Dead At Squirrel Hill Synagogue

Eleven people have been killed, officials say, in a gun attack on a synagogue in the US city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The gunman, who opened fire as the Tree of Life synagogue held a service, was later taken into custody. President…

28th October 2018

US Ambassador To UN, Nikki Haley Resigns

US President Donald Trump has accepted the surprise resignation of UN Ambassador Nikki Haley. He told reporters in the Oval Office alongside Mrs Haley that she would be leaving the post at the end of the year after doing “an incredible…

9th October 2018

America Marks 9/11 Anniversary At Pennsylvania Memorial

US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have visited a memorial in Pennsylvania to mark the 9/11 attacks 17 years ago. Mr Trump delivered a speech commemorating the airplane passengers who are thought to have charged the cockpit to…

11th September 2018