South America Headlines

  • Colombia: Bodies of kidnapped press workers possibly found

    Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said Thursday the bodies of three Ecuadorean press workers kidnapped in a conflictive border region may have been found. In a tweet, Santos said authorities are still verifying the remains of the three individuals recovered. Military officials later...

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  • Soccer: Bank of England holds special vote

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's top central bankers held an unusual vote during their policy deliberations this week - to decide which country is most likely to win the World Cup taking place in Russia.

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  • Trump tries to defuse immigrant crisis, but policy hit by confusion

    WASHINGTON/MCALLEN, Texas (Reuters) - President Donald Trump ordered federal agencies on Thursday to begin reuniting immigrant families recently separated at the U.S.-Mexico border, but his efforts to roll back a policy that drew global condemnation were beset by confusion.

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  • Trump tries to defuse immigrant crisis, but policy hit by confusion

    WASHINGTON/MCALLEN, Texas (Reuters) - President Donald Trump ordered federal agencies on Thursday to begin reuniting immigrant families recently separated at the U.S.-Mexico border, but his efforts to roll back a policy that drew global condemnation were beset by confusion.

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  • Soccer: Croatia in dreamland as Messi's Argentina suffer nightmare

    NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia (Reuters) - Croatia were in dreamland on Thursday after advancing to the knockout phase of the World Cup for the first time in 20 years with a 3-0 rout of Argentina that left a subdued Lionel Messi and his team mates facing yet another flop.

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  • Steel company JSW USA to add 1,000 new jobs: CEO

    Steel company JSW USA plans to invest $1 billion in capital projects and hire 1,000 people, its CEO said.

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  • Melania Trump's jacket mixes message during visit to detained immigrant children

    MCALLEN, Texas (Reuters) - Melania Trump, the wife of U.S. President Donald Trump, on Thursday visited children displaced by the country’s immigration crisis in Texas, only a day after Trump reversed course and ordered families to be kept intact when entering the United States illegally from Mexico.

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  • Melania Trump's jacket mixes message during visit to detained immigrant children

    MCALLEN, Texas (Reuters) - Melania Trump, the wife of U.S. President Donald Trump, on Thursday visited children displaced by the country’s immigration crisis in Texas, only a day after Trump reversed course and ordered families to be kept intact when entering the United States illegally from Mexico.

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  • Melania Trump's jacket mixes message during visit to detained immigrant children

    MCALLEN, Texas (Reuters) - Melania Trump, the wife of U.S. President Donald Trump, on Thursday visited children displaced by the country’s immigration crisis in Texas, only a day after Trump reversed course and ordered families to be kept intact when entering the United States illegally from Mexico.

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  • Croatia in dreamland as Messi's Argentina suffer nightmare

    NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia (Reuters) - Croatia were in dreamland on Thursday after advancing to the knockout phase of the World Cup for the first time in 20 years with a 3-0 rout of Argentina that left a subdued Lionel Messi and his team mates facing yet another flop.

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  • Soccer: England see set-pieces as a major strength, says Stones

    REPINO, Russia (Reuters) - England will be looking to repeat their success at set pieces when they face Panama in their second Group G game, defender John Stones said on Thursday.

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  • Minnesota firms sue over Trump administration mine leases near wilderness

    (Reuters) - Minnesota outdoor recreation firms have sued the federal government over its decision to reinstate leases for a mine next to a state wilderness as part of the Trump administration's drive to allow mining in some of the country's wildest areas.

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  • Messi, Argentina beaten 3-0 at World Cup, Croatia advances

    Lionel Messi’s frustrating international career may be coming to an early and anti-climactic finish after Argentina’s worst loss in World Cup group play in 60 years.

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  • Stray bullets kill 2 14-year-olds as Rio violence rises

    Two 14-year-olds have been killed by stray bullets in Rio de Janeiro as violence and police efforts to contain it increase in the Brazilian city.

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  • Soccer: Classy Croatia rout Argentina to reach second round

    NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia (Reuters) - Croatia marched into the World Cup knockout stage by handing Argentina a 3-0 drubbing with goals from Ante Rebic, Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic in their Group D match on Thursday to leave the hopes of the twice world champions hanging by a thread.

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  • Stray bullets kill 2 14-year-olds as Rio violence rises

    Two 14-year-olds have been killed by stray bullets in Rio de Janeiro as violence and police efforts to contain it increase in the Brazilian city. Nearly two years after it hosted the Summer Olympics, Rio is experiencing a wave of violence as drug traffickers fight for control of territory....

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  • Injured Danilo out of Brazil's game with Costa Rica

    SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - Brazil defender Danilo has been ruled out of Friday's Group E game with Costa Rica with a thigh problem and will be replaced by Corinthians right back Fagner, the Brazilian Football Confederation said on Thursday.

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  • AP PHOTOS: Messi drought endures on Day 8 of World Cup

    Lionel Messi's goal drought at the World Cup continued on Day 8 after Croatia thrashed Argentina 3-0 to advance from the group. France also goes through after beating Peru 1-0 and eliminating the South Americans, the fourth team to be going home after this round. Kylian Mbappe became the...

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  • Soccer: Croatia crush Argentina 3-0 to reach knockout stage

    NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia (Reuters) - Classy Croatia handed Argentina a 3-0 drubbing to claim a place in the World Cup knockout stage thanks to goals by Ante Rebic, Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic in their Group D match on Thursday.

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  • Croatia crushes Argentina 3-0 to reach knockout stage

    NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia (Reuters) - Classy Croatia handed Argentina a 3-0 drubbing to claim a place in the World Cup knockout stage thanks to goals by Ante Rebic, Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic in their Group D match on Thursday.

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  • Soccer: France yet to shine but Kante's steel bodes well

    YEKATERINBURG, France (Reuters) - While their attack has yet to sparkle, France have shown the grit and steel that could still take them to the deep end of the World Cup as they beat Peru 1-0 to reach the last 16 on Thursday.

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  • Argentina and Croatia drawing 0-0 at halftime

    NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia (Reuters) - Argentina were being held to a 0-0 draw by Croatia at halftime in their World Cup Group D match on Thursday in a scrappy game that saw chances wasted at both ends.

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  • OPEC strives for deal to raise oil output as Iran resists

    VIENNA (Reuters) - OPEC was struggling on Thursday to agree on raising oil output, with Saudi Arabia warning of supply shortages and price rallies but Iran holding out against a deal at the group's meeting the following day.

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  • Soccer: Match winner Mbappe draws praise from Deschamps

    (Reuters) - France coach Didier Deschamps hailed young striker Kylian Mbappe for his decisive contribution in the 1-0 victory over Peru in Yekaterinburg that enabled them to progress from Group C into the last 16 of the World Cup on Thursday.

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