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Portugal 2 Mexico 2: Moreno's last-ditch header secures a point

In the second half, Cedric Soares scored the second goal for Portugal just four minutes before the end of the game, but a late header from Moreno secured the 2-2 draw in injury time , giving a precious point to Mexico . The Euro 2016 winners took the lead on 34 minutes when Ronaldo sprinted into the box and his beautifully-timed pass found Quaresma unmarked in the area.


North Korea: US officials seized diplomatic package at JFK

North Korea: US officials seized diplomatic package at JFK

Kennedy International Airport before it was about to board a flight home. A spokesman for the hermit kingdom's Ministry of Foreign Affairs accused the United States of forcibly seizing a "diplomatic package in "an illegal and heinous act of provocation".



US shoots down Syrian Air Force fighter

The US-led coalition on Sunday said it downed the plane after it dropped bombs on American-backed forces fighting ISIL in northern Syria . It said that two hours earlier, forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad attacked SDF fighters in the town of Ja'Din south of Tabqa, "wounding a number of SDF fighters and driving the SDF from the town".


Kabul bombing: Death toll jumps to 150, one week after attack

Kabul bombing: Death toll jumps to 150, one week after attack

He was speaking at the Kabul Process - a multinational peace conference hosted by Afghanistan - which began on Tuesday under the chair of the Afghan president. Meanwhile, strict security measures have been taken in Kabul in the wake of recent terrorist attacks in the capital. Ms. Lodhi said the timing of the attacks on Kabul suggests those who carried them out want to sabotage any renewed effort towards a negotiated peace.


President Trump Publicly Acknowledges Russian Investigation Involves Him

President Trump Publicly Acknowledges Russian Investigation Involves Him

Trump said he was "being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!" Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general, had written a memo castigating James Comey before Trump dismissed the Federal Bureau of Investigation director - a memo that the White House at first said was critical to the decision, before Trump suggested it was irrelevant because his mind was already made up.


Trump Finances: Mar-a-Lago, DC Hotel Revenue Up

Trump Finances: Mar-a-Lago, DC Hotel Revenue Up

The new filing shows that Trump had at least $310 million in liabilities spread across 16 loans, majority mortgages, an amount similar to what he reported in his prior financial disclosure. Breaking from tradition, Trump has refused to make his federal tax returns public. The president's income at Mar-a-Lago was $7.4 million higher than the previous year.