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Neymar leads Brazil; Mexico also through

Brazil’s Neymar runs past Cameroon’s goalkeeper Charles Itandje after scoring his side’s first goal during the group A World Cup soccer match between Cameroon and Brazil at the Estadio Nacional in Brasilia, Brazil, Monday, June 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Natacha...

US memo justifying drone killings is released

FILE – This October 2008 file photo shows Imam Anwar al-Awlaki in Yemen. A federal appeals court on Monday, June 23, 2014, released a previously secret memo that provided legal justification for using drones to kill Americans suspected of terrorism overseas. The memo...
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US-Portugal game scores viewership goal

Allison DiFilippo, left, and Samantha Donat, both of New York, react to a last-minute goal that put Portugal even with United States at the end of their 2014 World Cup Group G soccer match, while watching a large screen broadcast on Governor’s Island in New York, Sunday,...

Brothers sentenced to prison in marathon fund scam

BOSTON (AP) — Two brothers convicted of filing a false $2 million claim to the Boston Marathon victims’ compensation fund using the name of a long-dead aunt were sentenced Monday to three years in prison. Branden Mattier, 23, and Domunique Grice, 28, were convicted...

Suicide attacker strikes near cafe south of Beirut

BEIRUT (AP) — A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-packed vehicle near a checkpoint and a cafe in a neighborhood south of Lebanon’s capital early Tuesday, causing several casualties, a Lebanese security official and witnesses said. The explosion occurred just...
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IRS head says no obstruction of Congress in probe

Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner John Koskinen is sworn in on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, June 20, 2014, prior to testifying before the House Ways and Means Committee hearing on whether tea party groups were improperly targeted for increased scrutiny by the...
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Geometry’s basic line gets fresh exposure in Milan

Modelos presentan piezas de la colección primavera verano 2015 de Emporio Armani en la Semana de la Moda de Milán en Milán, Italia, el lunes 23 de junio de 2014. (Foto AP/Luca Bruno) Modelos presentan piezas de la colección primavera verano 2015 de Emporio Armani en la Semana...

Cronin Gets New Deal From Cincinnati

CINCINNATI (AP) — The University of Cincinnati has signed men’s basketball coach Mick Cronin to a new seven-year contract. The school says Cronin has agreed to a contract through the 2020-21 season. The school says it replaces an earlier extension for Cronin, who will be in...

Upstate New York Teenager Found; Amber Alert Off

GREECE, N.Y. (AP) — An Amber Alert has been canceled for an upstate teenage girl. Local media in Rochester say police in the suburb of Greece have confirmed they’ve found 16-year-old Cassidy Geffert and that she was safe. Details on how and where she was located have not...

Major League Soccer

NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. ___ D.C. United 4, Montreal 2 Portland 2, FC Dallas 2, tie Montreal at Vancouver, 10 p.m. Toronto FC at New York, 8 p.m. Sporting Kansas City at Portland, 11 p.m. Seattle FC at D.C. United, 7 p.m. Philadelphia at New England,...