13 players ejected in Australia-Philippines basketball fight

Basketball’s international governing body has opened disciplinary hearings against Australia and the Philippines after a wild brawl that included Milwaukee Bucks forward Thon Maker broke out in their Basketball World Cup qualifying game Monday.

Brazilians celebrate at Mexican World Cup party in Las Vegas

Lost among the rojo y verde of the Mexican jerseys and flags and sombreros and Modelo sat a pocket of rambunctious Brazil supporters who made sure to remind the despondent majority whose team won 2-0 in the World Cup knockout stage.

Missing Thai soccer team found safe in cave

A Thai provincial governor says all 12 boys and their soccer coach have been found alive in the cave where they went missing over a week ago in northern Thailand.

Neymar leads Brazil past Mexico into World Cup quarterfinals

The world’s most expensive player put Brazil in the lead after his back-heel released Willian, who then sent the ball into the penalty area. Neymar slid in to tap in the opener in the 51st minute.

FBI says man arrested for planning possible attack in Cleveland

An American-born citizen who federal authorities say recently scouted locations in Cleveland to attack people watching Fourth of July fireworks and talked of carrying out additional bombings has been charged with trying to support terrorism.

Arrests along US-Mexico border drop sharply in June

Border Patrol arrests fell in June to the lowest level since February, according to a U.S. official, ending a streak of four straight monthly increases.

11-year-old’s marriage to 41-year-old sparks outrage in Malaysia

Malaysian authorities are investigating the marriage between an 11-year-old Thai girl and a 41-year-old Malaysian Muslim, including elements of possible “sexual grooming” in the case.

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