Panama http://www.kunc.org en U.S. Beats Panama, 1-0, To Win Gold Cup Title http://www.kunc.org/post/us-beats-panama-1-0-win-gold-cup-title For more than an hour Sunday, the U.S. men's soccer team was stymied by Panama's efficient defense and their own tight play in the CONCACAF Gold Cup final. But less than one minute after substitute Brek Shea entered the game, he tapped the match's lone goal into the net and sealed the championship.<p>The 1-0 victory at Chicago's Soldier Field extended the Americans' winning streak to a record 11 games and opened the door to a possible U.S. appearance in the elite Confederations Cup in 2017. An announced crowd of nearly 58,000 attended the title match.<p>U.S. Mon, 29 Jul 2013 17:41:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 47669 at http://www.kunc.org U.S. Beats Panama, 1-0, To Win Gold Cup Title Ex-CIA Agent Detained In Panama Reportedly Returning To U.S. http://www.kunc.org/post/ex-cia-agent-detained-panama-reportedly-returning-us <em><a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/panama-releases-former-cia-operative-wanted-by-italy/2013/07/19/c73ebc12-f083-11e2-a1f9-ea873b7e0424_story.html?hpid=z4">The Washington Post</a></em> reports that a former CIA operative detained in Panama at the request of Italian authorities was on a plane headed to the U.S. Fri, 19 Jul 2013 17:45:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 47296 at http://www.kunc.org Ex-CIA Agent Detained In Panama Reportedly Returning To U.S. Panama Charges North Korean Ship's Crew http://www.kunc.org/post/panama-charges-north-korean-ships-crew The crew of a North Korean ship carrying a clandestine cargo of Cold War-era weapons from Cuba has been charged with endangering public security by Panamanian authorities, who seized the vessel earlier this week.<p>The North Korean vessel en route from Cuba was seized as it attempted to transit the Panama Canal.<p>According to the <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-23354279">BBC</a>:<p><blockquote><p>"[Panamanian] Prosecutor Javier Caraballo accused the 35 crew members of endangering public security by illegally transporting war material.<p>"The charges came just hours afte Thu, 18 Jul 2013 15:21:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 47243 at http://www.kunc.org Panama Charges North Korean Ship's Crew Panama Searches Impounded North Korean Cargo Ship http://www.kunc.org/post/panama-searches-impounded-north-korean-cargo-ship Transcript <p>DAVID GREENE, HOST: <p>This is MORNING EDITION from NPR News. I'm David Greene.<p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST: <p>And I'm Renee Montagne.<p>As of this morning, Panama still doesn't know quite what to do with that North Korean cargo ship its impounded. The ship was going through the Panama Canal on its way from Cuba to North Korea. And when Panamanian authorities looked inside under thousands of bags of Cuban sugar, they found parts for missiles, jets and radar systems.<p>Here to help sort out this discovery is NPR's Tom Gjelten. Thu, 18 Jul 2013 08:58:00 +0000 47229 at http://www.kunc.org Cuba Acknowledges N. Korean Ship Carried Its 'Obsolete' Weapons http://www.kunc.org/post/cuba-acknowledges-n-korean-ship-carried-its-obsolete-weapons <strong>(Updated 9:40 p.m. Tue, 16 Jul 2013 17:45:00 +0000 47154 at http://www.kunc.org Cuba Acknowledges N. Korean Ship Carried Its 'Obsolete' Weapons