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  • World Cup draw is friendly to U.S. women’s soccer

    The world's top-ranked team will begin defense of its world title next summer in France with group matches against Sweden, Thailand and Chile.

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  • U.S. takes aim at Venezuela’s gold stashed in Bank of England

    by WorldTribune Staff, December 11, 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump last month signed an executive order sanctioning Venezuela’s gold exports and banning American citizens from dealing with anyone involved in “corrupt or deceptive” gold sales from the socialist South American nation. The move by Trump tightens sanctions that effectively seal almost 16 tons of Venezuelan [

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  • Alex Morgan named U.S. women’s soccer Player of the Year

    Alex Morgan has been named U.S. Soccer's Player of the Year for a second time after leading the national team with 18 goals in 19 games and helping it earn a spot in the World Cup next year in France. Defender Tierna Davidson, who started in her first nine national team appearances, was named Young Player of the Year, U.S. Soccer announced Friday. The 19-year-old's college season at Stanford was cut short when she broke her ankle in September. Morgan, a Cal alum, scored seven of her goals during...

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