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Women’s World Cup: U.S. vs. France, U.S. leads 1-0

Lauren Cheney scored in the ninth minute to give give the U.S. an early 1-0 lead over France in the Women's World Cup semifinals Wednesday morning. Heather O'Reilly got the assist.

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Photo: Lauren Cheney, right, celebrates scoring the opening goal followed by Amy Rodriguez. Credit: Marcio Jose Sanchez / Associated Press

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