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  • Catalonia Dec 18, 2019

    Police, Protesters Clash Outside Barcelona-Real Madrid Game

    One of the world’s most-watched soccer matches was played Wednesday night amid heavy security as authorities sought to keep Catalonia’s separatist movement from disrupting the game between Barcelona and Real Madrid.

  • Eric Hinton Nov 5, 2019

    Shakira Plans a Latin Tribute at Upcoming Super Bowl

    Colombian music star Shakira says she will pay homage to Latin culture alongside Jennifer Lopez at the 2020 Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime Show in Miami.

  • head Oct 26, 2019

    From Beirut to Hong Kong, Protests Evoke Global Frustration

    In Hong Kong, it was a complicated extradition dispute involving a murder suspect. In Beirut, it was a proposed tax on the popular WhatsApp messenger service. In Chile, it was a 4-cent hike in subway fares. Recent weeks have seen mass protests and clashes erupt in far-flung places triggered by seemingly minor actions that each came to be seen as...

  • head Jul 4, 2019

    Deadly Land, Deadly Sea: Libya Migrants Face Brutal Choice

    A boat from Libya carrying 86 migrants sank in the Mediterranean and left only three survivors, authorities said Thursday, after an airstrike on a detention center near the Libyan capital killed dozens of others. The twin tragedies illustrate the almost unthinkable choice facing those who have reached the North Africa coast while seeking a better life in Europe: Risk a...

  • Donald Trump Jul 3, 2019

    Dutch Beat Swedes to Set Up Women’s World Cup Final With US

    The Netherlands will play the United States for the Women’s World Cup title after Jackie Groenen sealed a 1-0 victory over Sweden in extra time on Wednesday night. A slick passing sequence ended in the 99th minute with Groenen driving a shot from outside the penalty area past goalkeeper Hedvig Lindahl.

  • Europe Jun 28, 2019

    London Calling: Red Sox, Yanks Promote MLB’s Euro Arrival

    An array of retired All-Stars and Hall of Famers conducted a youth clinic. Workers put final touches on new clubhouses, batting cages and bullpens. No ducks on the pond quite yet — not so soon after flying across it. Having landed in London, the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox relaxed, saw a few sights and tried to give...

  • Donald Trump Jun 28, 2019

    Rapinoe Scores Twice as U.S. Women Beat France, 2-1, to Advance to World Cup Semifinals

    Controversy didn’t drive Megan Rapinoe, the big moment did. Rapinoe turned turmoil into triumph Friday night, scoring twice in the much-anticipated clash with host France to send the defending champion United States into the semifinals of the Women’s World Cup with a 2-1 victory. Two days earlier, Rapinoe had been called out on social media by President Donald Trump after...

  • Chicago Jun 6, 2019

    Equity Will Be the Theme of This Women’s World Cup

    The world’s best player won’t be at the Women’s World Cup but the world’s best team will be, with both sides taking a stand for equality. The U.S. national team, ranked No. 1 globally, will try to defend its title in soccer’s premier tournament, which kicks off Friday in Paris. While the Americans make their way around France for the...

  • Instagram Jun 4, 2019

    Miley Cyrus Speaks Out After Fan Gropes Her in Barcelona

    Miley Cyrus is saying “don’t f–k with my freedom” after a scary incident in Barcelona. Earlier this week, the “She Is Coming” artist was leaving her hotel in Spain with husband Liam Hemsworth when she was groped by a stranger, who grabbed her and pulled her in for a kiss. Video footage posted on social media showed Hemsworth leading Cyrus...

  • social media Jun 4, 2019

    Miley Cyrus Speaks Out After Fan Gropes Her in Barcelona

    Miley Cyrus is saying “don’t f–k with my freedom” after a scary incident in Barcelona. Earlier this week, the “She Is Coming” artist was leaving her hotel in Spain with husband Liam Hemsworth when she was groped by a stranger, who grabbed her and pulled her in for a kiss. Video footage posted on social media showed Hemsworth leading Cyrus...

  • Barcelona Jun 3, 2019

    Miley Cyrus Groped While Walking With Husband Liam Hemsworth in Barcelona

    Disturbing video of pop star Miley Cyrus being accosted and groped while walking hand-in-hand with her husband Liam Hemsworth in Barcelona emerged over the weekend.

  • Barcelona Jun 3, 2019

    Miley Cyrus Groped By Fan While Walking With Liam Hemsworth!

    Miley Cyrus had an alarming encounter in Barcelona over the weekend when a fan grabbed and tried to kiss her as she was navigating through a crowd with husband Liam Hemsworth

  • Barcelona Jun 3, 2019

    Miley Cyrus Groped While Walking With Husband Liam Hemsworth in Barcelona

    Disturbing video of pop star Miley Cyrus being accosted and groped while walking hand-in-hand with her husband Liam Hemsworth in Barcelona emerged over the weekend.

  • facebook Apr 18, 2019

    FIFA Backs English Players’ Social Media Boycott Over Racism

    FIFA is backing a 24-hour social media boycott by professional players in England in a protest against racial abuse and revealed plans for a new global campaign to eradicate discrimination in soccer. Following a series of high-profile cases in recent weeks, the Professional Footballers’ Association has gathered support from Premier League stars to stay off Twitter, Facebook and Instagram from...

  • New York Mar 30, 2019

    Cities Around the World Turn Off Lights to Mark Earth Hour

    Cities around the world marked Earth Hour on Saturday by turning off lights at 8:30 p.m. local time in a call for global action on climate change. Earth Hour, spearheaded by the World Wildlife Fund, calls for greater awareness and more sparing use of resources, especially fossil fuels that produce carbon gases and lead to global warming. Beginning in Sydney...

  • Singer Feb 26, 2019

    Spanish Court Summons Shakira to Answer Tax Evasion Charges

    A Spanish court investigating Shakira for possibly evading 14.5 million euros ($16.4 million) in taxes has called on the pop music star to testify in mid-June.

  • Supreme Court Feb 10, 2019

    Right-Wingers Rally in Madrid, Demand Socialist PM Resign

    Thousands of Spaniards joined a right-wing rally in Madrid on Sunday to demand that Socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez step down. Many in the crowd gathered in the capital’s Plaza de Colon, waving Spanish flags. They chanted slogans in favor of the nation’s security forces and for Sanchez to resign. The conservative opposition Popular Party and the center-right Citizens party...

  • Donald Trump Jan 20, 2019

    Bitter Cold Sets in as Winter Storm Wreaks Havoc on Travel

    Bitter cold is setting in after a major winter storm blanketed a wide swath of the country in snow, sleet and rain this weekend, creating dangerously icy conditions that promise to complicate cleanup efforts and make travel challenging on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Some of the coldest temperatures felt so far this season started to set in across the...

  • Singer Dec 14, 2018

    Spanish Prosecutors File Tax Evasion Charges Against Shakira

    Spanish prosecutors have charged pop music star Shakira with tax evasion, alleging she failed to pay more than 14.5 million euros ($16.3 million) between 2012 and 2014. The Colombian singer denied the charges. The charges published Friday allege that Shakira listed the Bahamas as her official residence for tax purposes during those years but was in fact living in Spain...

  • Vice President Dec 11, 2018

    Spanish Government Warns of Security Takeover in Catalonia

    Spain’s central government is threatening to deploy national police to ensure security in Catalonia if regional authorities fail to stop the recent disruptions by pro-independence protesters on major highways. The warnings, in writing on Monday and also in public remarks on Tuesday by officials in the center-left Cabinet of Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, follow the blocking of a highway...

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