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Iranian female soccer fan dies after setting herself on fire

FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2018 file photo, Iranian women cheer as they wave their country's flag after authorities in a rare move allowed a select group of women into Azadi stadium to watch a friendly soccer match between Iran and Bolivia, in Tehran, Iran. Sahar Khodayari, an Iranian female soccer fan died after setting herself on fire outside a court after learning she may have to serve a six-month sentence for trying to enter a soccer stadium where women are banned, a semi-official news agency reported Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019. The 30-year-old was known as the "Blue Girl" on social media for the colors of her favorite Iranian soccer team, Esteghlal. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi, File)

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Morgan scores and Naeher saves in 2-1 victory over England

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Morgan scores and Naeher saves in 2-1 victory over England.

United States' Alex Morgan, right, celebrates after scoring her side's second goal next to England's Demi Stokes during the Women's World Cup semifinal soccer match between England and the United States, at the Stade de Lyon, outside Lyon, France, Tuesday, July 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

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Morgan scores and Naeher saves in 2-1 victory over England.

England's Ellen White celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Women's World Cup semifinal soccer match between England and the United States, at the Stade de Lyon outside Lyon, France, Tuesday, July 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)

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Morgan scores and Naeher saves in 2-1 victory over England.

A United States's fan holds a birthday wish banner for United States' Alex Morgan before the Women's World Cup semifinal soccer match between England and the United States, at the Stade de Lyon, outside Lyon, France, Tuesday, July 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

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Morgan scores and Naeher saves in 2-1 victory over England.

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England looks to overcome 'ruthless' US in World Cup semis

England's Ellen White, left, celebrates with teammates Karen Bardsley, center, and Steph Houghton, right, during the Women's World Cup quarterfinal soccer match between Norway and England at the Oceane stadium in Le Havre, France, Thursday, June 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

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