• Marin having trouble coming up with $1M cash bond

    NEW YORK (AP) — Former Brazilian soccer federation president Jose Maria Marin is having trouble coming up with the $1 million he is to post as part of his bond on federal corruption changes.

  • Head of Brazilian federation subject of senate investigation

    SAO PAULO (AP) — The embattled president of the Brazilian soccer confederation is under investigation for marketing deals with a major carmaker.

  • In this Nov. 24, 2015 photo, the color brown on the church's white walls indicate the level which water and mud reached during a recent mudslide triggered by the failing of a dam at a nearby iron ore mine, in Paracatu, Brazil. After the disaster hit, the hamlet of Paracatu and other nearby hamlets like Bento Rodrigues became ghost towns. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)

    AP PHOTOS: Brazil dam disaster leaves swath of destruction

    BENTO RODRIGUES, Brazil (AP) — This village used to be home for about 600 people. Then on Nov. 5, a dam at a nearby iron ore mine burst, unleashing a tsunami of mud that swept away nearly everything in its path, flattening houses, uprooting trees and tossing cars.

  • In this Thursday, July 9, 2015, file photo, Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos, center left, leans in to listen to Colombia's Armed Forces Commander Gen. Juan Pablo Rodriguez, during a military ceremony in Bogota, Colombia. While all Colombian men must register for the draft at age 18, it’s mostly poorer men who are compelled to serve in this nation of 46 million people. They can’t afford the escape route: Enrolling in college and paying a special sliding-scale tax of between $300 and $1,200. As a result, 90 percent of drafted youths come from the lower classes, the Colombian Collective of Conscientious Objectors says. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara, File)

    With peace near, debates grows over Colombia’s draft

    SACHICA, Colombia (AP) — The army truck pulled up at 4 p.m. on a Sunday as Omar Rodriguez, in a baseball cap and torn jeans, walked to a bus stop in his rural village of tile-roofed white homes.

  • In this Oct. 2, 2015 photo, a framed snapshot of Carlos Sanchez hangs over a makeshift altar in his wife's home in Teloloapan, Mexico. In the spring of 2013, Sanchez's cousin, wife and sister, tried to drive him to a hospital in Iguala, after Sanchez was shot three times, outside his home. Just before arriving to Iguala their lives dramatically changed when a Guerrero state police truck parked in the middle of the highway, obstructing their path. The four were abducted by police. The women were eventually freed. Sanchezís body was found in an unmarked grave in the mountains outside Iguala. His cousin is still missing. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)

    AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America

    Opposition candidate Mauricio Macri won Argentina’s presidency last week, marking an end to the left-leaning and often-combative era of President Cristina Fernandez, who along with her late husband dominated the country’s political scene for 12 years and rewrote its social contract.

  • No. 21 Oklahoma women defeat Boston College 76-61

    FREEPORT, Bahamas (AP) — Peyton Little scored 17 points, Vionise Pierre-Louis 15 and No. 21 Oklahoma pulled away in the fourth quarter for a 76-61 victory over Boston College on Saturday night at the Junkanoo Jam.

  • Davis scores 30 points to help No. 5 Baylor beat Michigan St

    FREEPORT, Bahamas (AP) — For the second straight year, Baylor found itself facing a double-digit deficit against Michigan State.

  • Cable helps No. 3 Notre Dame beat UCLA 92-84 in overtime

    FREEPORT, Bahamas (AP) — Madison Cable saves her best games for UCLA.

  • In this Nov. 22, 2010, file photo, Joao Havelange, a former FIFA president, speaks during an interview at the Soccerex Global Convention in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Havelange is being treated in a Rio de Janeiro hospital for respiratory problems. The 99-year old Brazilian, who handed over the FIFA presidency in 1998 to Sepp Blatter, was hospitalized a year ago for a similar problem. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)

    99-year-old Havelange released from Rio de Janeiro hospital

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Former FIFA president Joao Havelange was released Saturday from a Rio de Janeiro hospital where he was treated for 12 days for what doctors called “respiratory problems.”

  • Second-half spurt lifts Washington past Charlotte 71-66

    PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — After watching Charlotte continue to compete all the way through final buzzer during a 50-poiont loss to Michigan, Washington coach Lorenzo Romar made it a point to make sure his team didn’t take the 49ers lightly.