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French police clash with unruly fans, clear Champs Elysees

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 5:59pm
French police fired tear gas and dispersed crowds from the Champs Elysees late on Sunday after clashes with a small group of unruly fans threatened to spoil celebrations of France's World Cup win over Croatia in Moscow.

Chicago police release video of shooting that sparked violent protests

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 5:43pm
Chicago police on Sunday released body camera footage of officers shooting dead a black man as he reached for his concealed handgun, hoping to quell two days of violent and peaceful protests that had branded the incident a case of police brutality.

Suspect dead, three officers wounded in Kansas City shootouts

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 4:32pm
Police shot and killed a man on Sunday after a series of shootouts on the streets of Kansas City in which three officers were wounded and hospitalized in stable condition, officials said.

Iran's supreme leader calls for government to be backed in face of U.S. sanctions

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 4:19pm
Iran's supreme leader on Sunday called on state bodies to support the government of President Hassan Rouhani in fighting looming U.S. economic sanctions, saying America's "conspiracy" could be defeated, according to his official website.

France lifts second World Cup after classic final

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 4:15pm
France won the World Cup for the second time in spectacular style on Sunday as a 4-2 victory over Croatia in one of the most entertaining and action-packed finals for decades ended the battling outsiders' dreams of a first title.

Syrian forces widen south west offensive, some rebels leave for north

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 4:12pm
Syrian government forces widened their offensive in the country's southwest on Sunday to Quneitra province, a region adjoining the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, a war monitor and rebel sources said.

Syrian state media: Israeli rockets strike military position near Aleppo

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 4:12pm
Syrian state media said on Sunday that Israeli rockets had hit a Syrian military position near Nairab airport on the outskirts of the city of Aleppo.

Anti-Kremlin protesters invade pitch during World Cup final

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 4:02pm
The World Cup final between France and Croatia on Sunday was briefly interrupted when four intruders affiliated to anti-Kremlin punk band Pussy Riot ran onto the pitch before being hauled off by stewards.

Ruthless Djokovic outplays Anderson to end title drought

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 3:26pm
Novak Djokovic proved conclusively he remains one of the biggest beasts in men's tennis by outplaying South African giant Kevin Anderson to claim a fourth Wimbledon title on Sunday.

Nearly-man Anderson takes another giant stride on major stage

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 3:26pm
It was a case of "Kevin who?" 10 months ago when South African beanpole Kevin Anderson made it all the way into his first major final at the U.S. Open last year.

Mental strength paid off for France, says Deschamps

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 3:24pm
France managed to overcome mistakes and imperfections in their World Cup final victory over Croatia with sheer mental strength to lift the trophy for the second time, coach Didier Deschamps said on Sunday.

World Cup final reaction

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 3:24pm
Reaction after France beat Croatia 4-2 in the World Cup final on Sunday:

Factbox: FIFA awards for 2018 World Cup

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 2:57pm
FIFA awards for the 2018 World Cup:


Golden Ball: Luka Modric (Croatia)

Silver Ball: Eden Hazard (Belgium)

Bronze Ball: Antoine Griezmann (France)


Golden Boot: Harry Kane (England), six goals

Silver Boot: Antoine Griezmann (France), four goals*

Bronze Boot: Romelu Lukaku (Belgium), four goals*

* Griezmann takes silver boot on number of assists


On eve of Russia summit, Trump calls European Union 'a foe'

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 2:56pm
On the eve of his meeting with Russia's Vladimir Putin, U.S. President Donald Trump rattled allies once more by labeling the European Union a "foe" with regard to trade.

All Kurdish YPG have left Syria's Manbij: local militia

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 2:54pm
The last Syrian Kurdish YPG fighters left the northern Syrian town of Manbij on Sunday, the militia controlling the town said, fulfilling a longstanding Turkish demand that the YPG withdraw.

Croatia player ratings in the World Cup final

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 2:42pm
How Croatia’s players performed in their 4-2 defeat by France in the World Cup final on Sunday.

France player ratings in the World Cup final

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 2:40pm
How France’s players performed in their 4-2 win over Croatia in the World Cup final on Sunday.

France coach, players and President Macron react to World Cup victory

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 2:28pm
France beat Croatia 4-2 to win the football World Cup on Sunday, handing them their second victory in the competition after a successful campaign on home soil in 1998.

After turbulent times, Djokovic is flying high again

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 2:24pm
After two years of turbulence Novak Djokovic was flying high in clear blue skies again on Sunday after winning a fourth Wimbledon title he believes can act as a springboard to a glorious new chapter in his career.

Russia to extend soccer fans' visa-free regime to end-2018

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 1:48pm
Russia will extend its visa-free travel regime for foreign soccer fans until the end of 2018, President Vladimir Putin said after the World Cup final in Moscow on Sunday.