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By Kay Johnson ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - U.S. National Security Adviser Susan Rice warned Pakistani political and military leaders on Sunday that recent attacks in Afghanistan by militants based in Pakistan threaten regional security, an official said. Rice also delivered an invitation from President Barack Obama for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to visit the United States in October, the U.S. National Security Council said. The meetings came at a tense time for Pakistan's relations with neighbors Afghanistan and archrival India, along with uncertainty over whether the United States will release $300 million in military aid to Pakistan.
Chicago (AFP) - Veteran goalkeeper Tim Howard, who took a break from international duty over the past 12 months, is in the squad named by US manager Jurgen Klinsmann for upcoming friendlies against Peru and Brazil.
Roma condemned Juventus to a second straight defeat at the start of the season for the first time in the Old Lady of Turin's history with a 2-1 Serie A victory on Sunday. Runners-up to Juventus the past two seasons, Roma raced into a 2-0 lead with 11 minutes to play thanks to Bosnia pair Miralem Pjanic and Edin Dzeko after Juventus had been reduced to 10 men following Patrice Evra's sending-off. The champions pulled a consolation goal back, their first of the league season, through Paulo Dybala in the final minutes.