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Darlington Nagbe's first USMNT goal was a 90th minute winner

16 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Baseball Nation

And it was a beauty. The United States men's national team plodded through most of their Copa America warm-up friendly against Ecuador, but in the 90th minute, they came up with an excellent attacking move and a winner. It came fromShow More Summary

UN envoy says radically more must be done for Mideast peace

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N.’s top Mideast envoy says Palestinians in Gaza are growing ever more desperate and unless “radically more” is done to address the situation, it is only a matter of time before there is another escalation of violence. Nickolay Mladenov told the Security Council on Wednesday that May saw the biggest […]

UN lifts last sanctions on Liberia in sign of support

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Wednesday to lift the last remaining sanctions on Liberia in a sign of support for the government’s progress toward peace after two civil wars. The resolution adopted by the U.N.’s most powerful body terminated an arms embargo on armed groups and dissolved the council committee […]

USA vs. Ecuador 2016 live stream: How to watch USMNT online

The USMNT has a big test on Wednesday. The United States men's national team had their first pre-Copa America friendly over the weekend when they took on Puerto Rico, but Wednesday night's game represents their first proper warmup for the competition. Show More Summary

Russia accuses Turkey of supplying Islamic State extremists

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia has accused Turkey of supplying the Islamic State extremist group with components for improvised explosive devices. Russia’s U.N. Ambassador Vitaly Churkin said in a letter to Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon circulated Wednesday that the devices “are being widely used to commit terrorist acts.” He said an analysis of chemical components of […]

D.C. United and Markus Halsti part ways

D.C. United and midfielder Markus Halsti have parted ways, ending the Finnish national team player’s brief tenure in MLS. The sides mutually agreed to terminate his contract, freeing him to return to a European club and clearing roster and salary cap space for United. The move was not unexpected: Last week, neither Halsti nor the […]

Senator Kelly Ayotte On Gitmo Guards, Submarines, and Iran’s Ballistic Missiles

Senator Kelly Ayotte is among the best-informed of the United States Senate on national security issues across the board. Support her re-election (crucial to holding the GOP Senate majority) via She joinedShow More Summary

UN Body on Prevention of Torture Suspends Visit to Ukraine

According to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, the UN Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture (SPT) decided to halt its visit to Ukraine as it did not get access to some sites where it suspected infringements of human rights were taking place.

UN: Food aid reaches 41.9 percent of those besieged in Syria

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Food aid has reached nearly half the civilians trapped in besieged areas of Syria, but much more remains to be done to help the 13.5 million in need across the war-torn nation, according to a United Nations report issued Wednesday. The monthly report to the Security Council, found that despite a […]

Michigan Football: 5 Toughest QBs Wolverines Will Face in 2016

Although Michigan will likely field one of the nation's stingiest defenses in 2016, that feisty unit will encounter several tough quarterbacks during the regular season. The Wolverines have a relatively favorable schedule, especially since some of their better opponents have to replace former starters. Show More Summary

United States 70% “On The Path To SunShot”

The United States is 70% on the way to achieving the country’s SunShot Initiative 2020 goals, according to analysts and researchers at the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Earlier this month, a suite of studies...Show More Summary

Danish police have yet to actually seize any valuables from refugees. Why?

13 hours agoNews : BlogPost

When the Danish government passed its controversial immigration bill in January, it did so despite heavy criticism at home and abroad. The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) had described it as fueling "fear, xenophobia." The U.N....Show More Summary

How to pass federal paid family leave and limit abortions

The United States is not friendly to women who get pregnant. It has the worst record among advanced nations on mandatory maternity leave, and in most American cities, child-care costs now exceed a family’s rent. The Economic Policy Institute divided the nation into 618 budget areas; in 500 of them,...

USA vs. Ecuador: Date, Time, TV Schedule and Livestream for 2016 Friendly

The Unites States men's national soccer team face Ecuador in a friendly match at the Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas, on Wednesday as Copa America Centenario preparations continue for the nations involved in the June tournament. TheShow More Summary

NRA Video Warns Iran: Americans Are Crazier and More Violent Than 'Flower Child' Obama

The NRA thinks it has foreign policy powers. The National Rifle Association wants the government of Iran to take heed: The United States of America is much crazier than President Barack Obama is letting on. In a new video message that’s...Show More Summary

World Health Assembly highlights importance of multisectoral action on health

Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, addressed the World Health Assembly today. She stressed the links between climate change and health, including those related to the spread of vector-borne diseases.

USWNT's Sydney Leroux is a big fan of this Donald Trump toilet paper

United States Women's National Team forward Sydney Leroux is the owner of some new toilet paper and she appears very happy about it. Oh, and it has Donald Trump's face on it. My husband just ordered a whole bunch of these to our house. Show More Summary

Mark Davis says Las Vegas will “unite the Raider nation”

Commissioner Roger Goodell said little on Tuesday about a potential move of the Raiders to Las Vegas. Raiders owner Mark Davis said plenty. “I’m excited about it,” Davis said in comments televised on NFL Network. “It’s a new market. It’s got the potential to be a really exciting market.... The Raider fan…

U.N. Urges ISIS and Iraq to Let Civilians Escape Falluja Fighting

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UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations on Tuesday pleaded with combatants in Iraq's embattled Falluja to protect civilians escaping the fighting as Iraqi forces shelled Islamic State targets in an attempt to retake the militant...Show More Summary

Coral bleaching 'lifeboat' could be just beneath the surface

A report commissioned by the United Nations offers a glimmer of hope to those managing the impact of bleaching on the world's coral reefs, including the Great Barrier Reef. The 35 authors of the United Nations Environmental Programme...Show More Summary

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