• Brazil and Ghana advance to U-17 World Cup quarterfinals

    KOCHI, India (AP) — Brazil lined up a quarterfinal match against Germany at the Under-17 World Cup after easing to 3-0 victory over Honduras on Wednesday.

  • US Rep: Trump says fallen soldier knew what he signed up for

    MIAMI (AP) — President Donald Trump told the widow of a soldier killed in an ambush in Niger that her husband “knew what he signed up for,” according to a Florida congresswoman who says she heard part of the conversation on speakerphone.

  • In Africa, LGBT rights activists worry about Trump impact

    DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Gay rights activist Joseph Achille Tiedjou is worried every day that he will be harassed or arrested in Cameroon.

  • Weah takes early lead in Liberia election’s first results

    MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Former international soccer star George Weah maintained an early lead in Liberia’s election Friday as the West African nation released a second round of provisional results of the vote to succeed Africa’s first female president.

  • US advances at U17 World Cup despite losing to Colombia

    MUMBAI, India (AP) — The United States advanced to the round of 16 at the under-17 World Cup despite losing 3-1 to Colombia on Thursday.