Riots in Belgium, the Netherlands after Morocco win at World Cup

Riots in Belgium, the Netherlands after Morocco win at World Cup

BRUSSELS (AP) — Riots broke out in several Belgian and Dutch cities after Morocco’s 2-0 victory over Belgium at the World Cup on Sunday. Police arrested about a dozen people after they deployed water cannons and fired tear gas to disperse crowds in Brussels. Dozens of rioters overturned and set fire to cars, set electric … Read more

Nebraska signs Matt Rhule as football coach for 8 years

Nebraska signs Matt Rhule as football coach for 8 years

After six consecutive losing seasons and more than 20 years removed from its 1990s heyday, Nebraska turns to Matt Rhule to rebuild its football program and make it competitive in the Big Ten Conference. Rhule signed an eight-year contract to become the Cornhuskers’ next coach and will be introduced at a press conference on Monday, … Read more

The show is already over for the World Cup team of hosts Qatar

The show is already over for the World Cup team of hosts Qatar

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The show is already over for the Qatar team, which was eliminated from the World Cup on Friday less than a week after the opening of the tournament and the launch of the first version of the biggest football event in the Middle East. Qatar lost 3–1 to Senegal for their … Read more

Supporters of Iran’s government confront protesters at the World Cup

Supporters of Iran’s government confront protesters at the World Cup

AL RAYYAN, Qatar (AP) — Tensions rose during Iran’s second match at the World Cup on Friday as fans supporting the Iranian government harassed those protesting and stadium security seized flags, T-shirts and other items who expressed their support for the protest movement that has gripped the Islamic Republic. Some fans were stopped by stadium … Read more

Eccentric art flourishes in the suburbs of Buenos Aires

Eccentric art flourishes in the suburbs of Buenos Aires

By ALMUDENA CALATRAVA November 24, 2022 GMT https://apnews.com/article/travel-caribbean-immigration-buenos-aires-9d3ad33c50e9ec48841e092429d749a4 BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Why build a rooftop water tank in the shape of a Teletubby? Or bother to put a replica of the Eiffel Tower on top of a half-abandoned building? It is often difficult to explain the proliferation of unusual works of art in … Read more

Japanese detectives invade Dentsu while widening the Olympic probe

Japanese detectives invade Dentsu while widening the Olympic probe

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese prosecutors raided the headquarters of major advertising company Dentsu on Friday as investigations into corruption related to the Tokyo Olympics expanded. Major local TV stations showed Tokyo district prosecutors and Japan Fair Trade Commission officials entering Dentsu headquarters. Dentsu dominates event organization, marketing and public relations in Japan. It helped land … Read more

Neymar injured, Richarlison scores for Brazil at World Cup

Neymar injured, Richarlison scores for Brazil at World Cup

LUSAIL, Qatar (AP) — While Neymar limped off the field with an ankle injury, Richarlison came through for the ‘Seleção’. A spectacular acrobatic kick followed an easy tap from close range as Richarlison scored both goals in Brazil’s 2-0 win over Serbia at the World Cup on Thursday. After the game, the Tottenham striker learned … Read more

Iranian footballer arrested during World Cup investigation

Iranian footballer arrested during World Cup investigation

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran on Thursday arrested a prominent former member of its national football team over his criticism of the government as authorities grapple with nationwide protests that have cast a shadow over World Cup competition. The semi-official news agencies Fars and Tasnim reported that Voria Ghafouri had been arrested for … Read more

WHO, CDC: Record 40 million children miss measles vaccine dose

WHO, CDC: Record 40 million children miss measles vaccine dose

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say measles immunization has fallen significantly since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, resulting in a record high of nearly 40 million children receiving a vaccine dose last year. missed. In a report published Wednesday, the WHO and CDC … Read more

Japan get 2 late goals to upset Germany 2-1 at World Cup

Japan get 2 late goals to upset Germany 2-1 at World Cup

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Another World Cup bye, another World Cup shock. Substitutes Ritsu Doan and Takuma Asano scored late goals on Wednesday as Japan came from behind to upset Germany 2-1. Both Doan and Asano play for German top clubs. “I believe it is a historic moment, a historic victory. When I think about … Read more