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Teal Bunbury faced a dilemma: His father scored 16 goals for Canada's national soccer team, but the 20-year-old forward had lived in Minnesota with his mother for most of the last decade, making him eligible to play for either country.
A former high-ranking CIA employee now serving a 23-year sentence for conspiracy to commit espionage pleaded guilty Monday in federal court in Portland, Ore., to new charges of conspiring to act as an agent of Russia and international money laundering, the Justice Department said.
Ronaldinho is back on Brazil's national team for the first time in 1 1/2 years, and young forward sensation Neymar is returning after an absence for disciplinary reasons.
China raised its key interest rate Tuesday for the first time since the global financial crisis as it tries to control inflation and rapid growth even as other Asian economies move to keep their recoveries on track.
"The former director of the Reproductive Services abortion center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, has pleaded guilty to charges of making false or misleading statements after telling police she supposedly found a bomb at the abortion center," writes Steven Ertelt at Lifenews.
Mexico's environment minister on Monday warned against excessive optimism ahead of a key U.N. climate summit in Cancun in December, as gridlocked international climate talks reopened in China.
Some ancient penguins may have been twice as big as today's Emperor penguin but they lacked the dashing tuxedo. Researchers unearthed remains of a nearly 5-foot-tall penguin that roamed what is now Peru about 36 million years ago, and they also discovered fossilized feathers that show back then, the flightless bird was a more motley mix of reddish-brown and gray.
Some say the San Miguel River is a river with eyes: A swimming child bolts from the water and disappears into the jungle. A boatman revs his outboard engine. A chain saw grinds to an ear-splitting whine - all potential warnings of illegally armed groups operating in this dense jungle, where a sizable portion of the world's cocaine is produced and shipped.
Foreign visitors in Washington this week include Ayman Nour, a former Egyptian presidential candidate.