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  • U.S. women’s soccer team’s unbeaten run ends at 28

    LE HAVRE, France - The U.S. women's national soccer team's 28-game unbeaten streak ended Saturday, but the world's No. 1-ranked team is looking at the bigger picture: Defending their World Cup title. Kadidiatou Diani scored twice and France beat the U.S. 3-1 in a friendly that served as a warm-up for both teams before the Women's World Cup in France begins in June. The Americans had been 25-0-3 since falling 1-0 to Australia in 2017. "I'm not worried," U.S. coach Jill Ellis said. "We know who...

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  • ‘Hightown’: Riley Voelkel To Co-Star In Starz’s Opioid Epidemic Drama Series

    The Originals alumna Riley Voelkel has been cast as a series regular opposite James Badge Dale and Monica Raymund in Hightown, Starz's drama series from Rebecca Cutter, Gary Lennon and Jerry Bruckheimer TV. Written and executive produced by Cutter, Hightown is a crime drama set amid the drug trade on Cape Cod, touched off when a body washes ashore and discovered by an irreverent National Marine Fisheries Service officer, Jackie Quinones (Raymund), who is determined to

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  • The U.S. Spent $8 Billion on Afghanistan’s Air Force. It’s Still Struggling.

    Eleven years after the United States began building an Afghan air force, it remains a frustrating work in progress, even as Taliban gains have increased the need.

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