The incidents made for a popular postgame topic among USA players, and Altidore himself delivered the grandest response of them all. In a game where absurd and nasty fouls - biting and nipple twisting - by the losers were all too apparent, a few good moments stood out for Coach Bruce Arena's side.
On Thursday, the U.S. Treasury responded by fining Exxon $2 million-the maximum civil penalty-for what it described as an "egregious" violation. Exxon showed "reckless disregard for US sanctions requirements" when failing to consider the warning signs associated with dealing in the blocked services of someone under USA sanctions, Treasury said .
Alvaro Morata looks to have finally ended the speculation over his future, with Chelsea agreeing a club record £70m fee for the forward with Real Madrid , according to the Daily Express . Morata is set to break off from Madrid's pre-season tour of the United States to thrash out personal terms with the Premier League champions.
Charlie's parents are fighting for the right to take the 11-month-old to the USA for a therapy trial for his rare genetic condition, overseen by Dr Hirano. The case attracted worldwide attention after Pope Francis and President Donald Trump weighed in. Charlie will die from his illness, his doctors have said.
John McCain said he would be at home in Arizona recovering from a surgery to remove a blood clot from above his left eye. Meanwhile, two Republican senators - Susan Collins of ME and Rand Paul of Kentucky - have already said they will not support a motion to proceed to floor debate on the legislation.
Leaders of the NDA government will meet in the evening to chalk out their strategy to counter the Opposition in Parliament. The Vice-President also condemns the killing of Amarnath pilgrims in a terrorist attack. He said former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram had already said that the GST roll-out will be raised during the session in view of the fact that the law in its present form was not the law that was originally drafted by the Congress party.