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Pulisic, McKennie, Adams start US qualifier vs El Salvador

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Christian Pulisic, Weston McKennie and Tyler Adams started together for the first time in almost three years, and Jesús Ferreira was picked over Ricardo Pepi at forward for the U...

Stampede at religious ceremony in Liberia kills 29 people

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — At least 29 people in Liberia, including 11 children and a pregnant woman, have died in a stampede of worshippers at a Christian ceremony in a densely populated area of the ca...

FIFA Players of the Year

Winners of the FIFA player of the year award (merged with the magazine France Football's Golden Ball award for European player of the year from 2010-15): ...

Dairy Protein Market is anticipated to reach $15.3 billion | Scope and overview, Key Trends, Manufacturers in Globe, Benefits, Opportunities to 2031

The global dairy protein market size was $9.9 billion in 2019, and is anticipated to reach $15.3 billion by 2027, with a CAGR of 4.6% during the forecast period.The market is expected to exhibit an in...

Guinea's 2008 coup leader returns home from exile

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — The man who led a 2008 coup in Guinea and whose brief rule was marked by a stadium massacre against peaceful demonstrators returned to the West African country Wednesday after m...

Nonbelievers across Africa risk freedom and family support

Muhammad Mubarak Bala was held incommunicado in police custody for so long — eight months — that his wife was sure he was dead. “I couldn’t eat. I couldn’t sleep. The emotional tort...

Danes: Pirates off West Africa suspected of taking hostages

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Pirates are suspected of taking six hostages from a container ship in international waters in the Gulf of Guinea this week, Denmark's military said. While ...

German ship with burning timber cargo towed to Swedish port

HELSINKI (AP) — A fire-ravaged German-owned cargo vessel was towed to port in the western Swedish city of Goteborg on Saturday after a week-long blaze that broke out on the North Sea when the ship's t...

US sanctions Liberia's ex-warlord and senator Prince Johnson

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — The U.S. government has sanctioned Liberia’s ex-warlord and current senator Prince Yormie Johnson for alleged corruption. The sanctions against Johnson come ...

Nigeria says it found first case of omicron in November

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria has detected its first case of the omicron coronavirus variant in travelers who arrived from South Africa in the past week, the country’s national public health institute...

Jurors at trial in Daunte Wright slaying go under microscope

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When attorneys begin sifting through potential jurors on Tuesday in the trial of a suburban Minneapolis police officer who says she meant to use her Taser instead of her gun when sh...

Weah's goal gains US bumpy 1-1 draw at Jamaica in qualifier

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Damion Lowe leapt above Walker Zimmerman at the top of the 6-yard box in the 84th minute and headed Leon Bailey's corner kick to the left of U.S. goalkeeper Zack Steffen. ...

Nigeria a point from playoffs in World Cup qualifying

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Nigeria moved a point away from Africa's final World Cup playoffs as a pair of penalties saw off Liberia 2-0 on Saturday, while a crunch game between Ivory Coast and Cam...

Pulisic sparks US over Mexico 2-0 in World Cup qualifying

CINCINNATI (AP) — Christian Pulisic sent a message — with his head and his undershirt. Take that, Mexico. Pulisic and the Americans are back atop the region. Pulisi...

Friday's Sports In Brief

COLLEGE BASKETBALL LOS ANGELES (AP) — ohnny Juzang scored 25 points and No. 2 UCLA overcame a 10-point, second-half deficit before taking control in overtime to beat fourth-ranked Vi...