England beats Germany 1-0 in extra time to finish 3rd

...It was the last World Cup game for German coach Silvia Neid and goalkeeper Nadine Angerer. Neid is retiring after the 2016 Rio Games, while Angerer is retiring from the national team following this tournament."It's very sad, but that's how it...
Trump's pageant woes mount with TV and contestant drop-outs

...Latino students. It was to be held Aug. 21 at the Trump International Golf Club in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico. The location has been moved to the Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort."The determination corresponds with the commitment and solidarity...
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Court: Texas abortion clinics stay open

...would have left the state with no clinic west of San Antonio. Only one would have been able to operate on a limited basis in the Rio Grande Valley.The Supreme Court also is weighing an appeal from Mississippi, which is seeking to enforce an admitting privileges...
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Japan beats Netherlands 2-1, to earn quarterfinals

...starting two of the team's three matches in the group stage.The Netherlands missed a chance to qualify for next summer's Rio de Janeiro Olympics as one of Europe's top three teams, but could still earn a berth into the 12-team Olympic field through...
England beats Norway, advances 2-1

...years under Sampson, remains in contention to earn Europe's third and final berth in next year's women's tournament at the Rio Olympics.England entered 3-11-2 against Norway, but was 3-0-1 in the previous four meetings dating to 2006. That...
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Twister kills 13 in Mexico border city

...popular with tourists.The baby was also missing after the twister that hit Ciudad Acuna, a city of 125,000 across from Del Rio, Texas, sent its infant carrier flying. Rescue workers began digging through the rubble of damaged homes in a race to find...
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Phelps wins 100 butterfly at first meet in 8 months

...suspension handed down by USA Swimming after his second drunken driving arrest. He said Wednesday that he's aiming for the 2016 Rio Olympics.It's his first meet since the Pan Pacific Championships in August. He was cheered on by mother Debbie and fiancee...
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Prized medal stays, this time

...he is down to his last handful of marathons. He will run in the U.S. Olympic trials Feb. 13 and hopes to qualify for the Rio Games, but this could be his last elite level Boston Marathon. We'll see.The marathon has meant great things for him...
Rio's Olympic waterways full of trash and sewage

RIO DE JANEIRO - Rio de Janeiro's endless beaches and lush tropical forest will be a photographer's...195 times the level considered safe in the U.S. Nearly 70 percent of Rio's sewage goes untreated, meaning runoff from its many slums and poor...
Rio Tinto urged to cut ties to Pebble Mine project

...City and the state of California have asked Rio Tinto plc to sell its shares of the company...long-term shareowners in London-based Rio Tinto. The company owns a 19 percent share...officers, in a letter dated Thursday to Rio Tinto CEO Sam Walsh, said they found the...


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