Posts Tagged South America

Germany still ahead of Argentina in FIFA rankings

ZURICH (AP) — World Cup winner Germany is still No. 1 in the FIFA rankings despite losing to second-place Argentina in a friendly rematch of their final this month.

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Emma Watson ‘touched’ by reception in Uruguay

Uruguay's Vice President Danilo Astori, left, and Director of UN Women Gulden Turkoz, right, applaud after a speech by Emma Watson, UN Women Goodwill Ambassador, at Parliament in Montevideo, Uruguay, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. Watson attended the event organized by women's groups pushing the country's lawmaking body to increase their numbers of elected female senators and deputies. (AP Photo/Matilde Campodonico)

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — British actor Emma Watson says she is “immensely touched” by the reception she received in Uruguay, where she traveled as a goodwill ambassador for the UN’s women’s agency.

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Venezuela threatens citizenship of actress Alonso

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s leftist government says it is moving to revoke the citizenship of actress Maria Conchita Alonso, a bitter critic of the government.

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Dunga picks Robinho for Argentina match

Brazil's soccer coach Dunga gives a press conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014.  Dunga summoned players for upcoming friendly games with Argentina and Japan. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil coach Dunga has called up Robinho for the team’s friendly matches against Argentina and Japan next month.

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Rio organizers announce basics on tickets

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Organizers have announced the basic outline of ticket prices for the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympics.

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