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Yahoo US UPDATE 1-Soccer-U.S. World Cup goal celebrations polarises opinion

The United States' record 13-0 drubbing of Thailand at the Women's World Cup on Tuesday did not sit well with everybody, with opinion divided on whether the team should have so mercilessly punished a hapless opponent. Striker Alex Morgan scored five times as the holders began their World Cup

Yahoo US Orioles double up Blue Jays, 4-2

Trey Mancini, Chance Sisco, Anthony Santander and Jonathan Villar each had RBI doubles as the Baltimore Orioles defeat the visiting Toronto Blue Jays 4-2 in the opener of a three-game series Tuesday night. Doubles were the big thing for the Orioles in this game. Baltimore finished with 11 hits, including

Yahoo US Olson, Davis power A's past Rays

Matt Olson and Khris Davis hit back-to-back home runs in a three-run sixth inning Tuesday night, powering the Oakland Athletics to a 4-3 victory over the host Tampa Bay Rays. Right-hander Mike Fiers threw six strong innings and three relievers protected a narrow lead for one inning apiece, allowing

Yahoo US Hong Kong protesters storm key road next to government offices amid chaotic scenes

Chaotic scenes erupted in Hong Kong early on Wednesday as thousands of demonstrators stormed a key road next to government offices to protest against a proposed extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial. Television pictures showed thousands of protesters rallying

Yahoo US El Salvador says it was 'bargaining chip' in Mexico's migration deal with U.S.

El Salvador's vice president on Tuesday accused Mexico of leaving Central America out of talks with the United States over measures to stem the flow of migrants headed north, and using the region as a negotiating tool to reach a deal. Mexico struck the pact last week under pressure to avert import