South America

France beats Nigeria 2-0 to reach World Cup QF

  BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Paul Pogba scored with a late header to finally break Nigeria‘s stubborn resistance and Joseph Yobo added an own-goal as France won 2-0 to reach the World Cup quarterfinals on Monday. Nigeria goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama … read more

Obama seeks power to return immigrant children

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is asking Congress for increased powers to send unaccompanied children from Central America back to their home countries from the U.S. border they tried to cross illegally, setting up a confrontation with immigration activists. … read more

Netherlands a 2-1 victory over Mexico and a spot in the World Cup quarterfinals.

FORTALEZA, Brazil (AP) — Klaas Jan Huntelaar and Wesley Sneijder scored late goals Sunday to give the Netherlands a 2-1 victory over Mexico and a spot in the World Cup quarterfinals. Huntelaar, who came on as a 76th-minute substitute, scored … read more

Obama uses embassies to push for LGBT rights abroad

American efforts launched out of embassies at administration’s direction have met support and criticism for gay rights activism Associated Press in Warsaw theguardian.com President Barack Obama’s administration has taken the US gay rights revolution global, using American embassies across the … read more