BRAGA, Portugal (AP) – Portugal beat Denmark 1-0 Thursday and clinched qualification for next year’s European Championship, securing top place in Group I.
Denmark stayed second in the group on 12 points, six behind Portugal, and could still advance because … Read Full Story
LISBON, Portugal (AP) – Portugal’s president urged politicians on Tuesday to set aside their bickering and find compromises in the national interest after an election that threatened to bring a period of damaging instability.
The incumbent center-right government, … Read Full Storyread more
A work by Portuguese artist Alexandre Farto, who signs his works as Vhils, was on the International Space Station (ISS) as part of the film “O sentido da vida” (The meaning of life), the film’s director Miguel Gonçalves Mendes said.… Read Full Storyread more
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) – A Brazilian court has frozen assets of Barcelona star Neymar, his family and related businesses valued at 188.8 million Brazilian reals ($48 million).
The Sao Paulo federal court said Friday that the 23-year-old … Read Full Storyread more
WASHINGTON (AP) – A 5-year-old girl in a brilliantly colored dress and braids who was handed up to Pope Francis for a blessing during a parade in Washington on Wednesday morning shared a message with the pontiff about … Read Full Storyread more
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) – Europe’s monetary union appears saved. For now.
Although relief prevailed after Monday’s Greek bailout announcement, key questions remain about whether the euro currency will remain sustainable in the long-term – and even whether the European … Read Full Storyread more
NEW BEDFORD — The memories came rushing back as Mateus Pires, of Uxbridge, Mass., took one look at the tall ship Sagres docked at the State Pier in New Bedford.
“I am overwhelmed with joy,” said Pires, a former crewmember … Read Full Story
BRASILIA, Brazil – U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the Brazilian Federal Highway Police (PRF) signed a joint declaration of cooperation Friday to enhance their ability to combat transnational criminal organizations.
ICE Director Sarah Saldaña and … Read Full Storyread more
Portugal’s scorer Ricardo Horta, left, and his teammate Portugal’s João Cancelo celebrate their side’s 5th goal during the Euro U21 soccer championship semi final match between Portugal and Germany, at the Ander stadium in Olomouc, Czech Republic, Saturday, June 27, … Read Full Storyread more
GENEVA (AP) – Portugal beat Italy 1-0 in an international friendly in Geneva on Tuesday to inflict Antonio Conte’s first defeat as national team coach.
Eder netted his first goal for Portugal in the 52nd minute to help end a … Read Full Storyread more
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo’s hat trick gave 10-man Portugal a 3-2 win at Armenia in a 2016 European Championship qualifier on Saturday.
Marcos Pizzelli scored from a free kick for Armenia in the 14th minute, but Ronaldo converted a penalty … Read Full Storyread more
SOUTHCOAST — Four individuals with local ties are among 32 people around the world who are being recognized by Portugal’s President Cavaco Silva as part of the official commemoration of the Day of Portugal, Camões and the Portuguese Communities.
U.S. … Read Full Story
LISBON, Portugal (AP) – A Portuguese official says a consortium including the U.S-Brazilian founder of two airlines has won the bidding to buy TAP Portugal, the heavily-indebted national airline.
Treasury Secretary Isabel Castelo Branco announced Thursday that David Neeleman’s Gateway … Read Full Storyread more
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) – Former champions Germany, Portugal and Brazil earned places in the quarterfinals of the Under-20 World Cup on Thursday, bringing more familiar names to a last-eight lineup that includes a number of upstarts.
Mali, … Read Full Storyread more
BOSTON — On Tuesday, 18 Portuguese-Americans and two local groups were beaming with joy and pride as they were recognized during the 31st Portuguese Heritage Day at the State House in Boston.
“I think this event is a reason of … Read Full Story
Games in Connecticut, New Jersey, Toronto and Mexico
At the last minute, after everything had already been officially announced and tickets had been issued and sold for some games, it was announced that FC Porto elected to withdraw from the … Read Full Storyread more
ZURICH (AP) – Four men have already pleaded guilty in the U.S. soccer corruption investigation involving bribes totaling more than $100 million.
Chuck Blazer, for nearly two decades the most senior American official at FIFA, the world soccer body, was … Read Full Storyread more
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Congressional hearings were held last week on a bill aimed at ending birthright citizenship – the principle that anyone born in the United States, with the exception of those whose parents are in the service … Read Full Storyread more