Judge dismisses domestic violence charges against Hope Solo

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United States women’s national team star goalkeeper Hope Solo has been cleared of domestic violence charges after a judge dismissed her case on Tuesday. Solo had allegedly been in an altercation last June with her half-sister and her son, Solo’s nephew, after which the two pressed charges.
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U.S. Olympic women's soccer player Hope Solo attends a training session during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Eltham College in London August 8, 2012. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis
U.S. Olympic women's soccer player Hope Solo attends training during London 2012 Olympic Games in London
U.S. Olympic women's soccer player Hope Solo attends a training session during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Eltham College in London August 8, 2012. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis
As USA's midfielder Heather O'Reilly (9) looks on goalkeeper Hope Solo (1) can't stop the header from Canada's defender Kadeisha Buchanan (20) during first half soccer action of a friendly match in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Thursday, May 8, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Woods)
As USA's midfielder Heather O'Reilly (9) looks on goalkeeper Hope Solo (1) can't stop the header from Canada's defender Kadeisha Buchanan (20) during first half soccer action of a friendly match in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Thursday, May 8, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Woods)
As USA's midfielder Heather O'Reilly (9) looks on goalkeeper Hope Solo (1) can't stop the header from Canada's defender Kadeisha Buchanan (20) during first half soccer action of a friendly match in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Thursday, May 8, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Woods)
Team USA goalkeeper Hope Solo makes a save during soccer practice in Winnipeg on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. Team USA faces Canada in a friendly match on Thursday, May 8 in Winnipeg. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Woods)
Team USA goalkeeper Hope Solo makes a save during soccer practice in Winnipeg on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. Team USA faces Canada in a friendly match on Thursday, May 8 in Winnipeg. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Woods)
Team USA goalkeeper Hope Solo makes a save during soccer practice in Winnipeg on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. Team USA faces Canada in a friendly match on Thursday, May 8 in Winnipeg. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Woods)
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U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo (1) waves to fans after a soccer game against Canada, Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, in Frisco, Texas. The U.S. won 1-0. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo (1) waves to fans after a soccer game against Canada, Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, in Frisco, Texas. The U.S. won 1-0. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo (1) waves to fans after a soccer game against Canada, Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, in Frisco, Texas. The U.S. won 1-0. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
U.S. Olympic women's soccer player Hope Solo attends a training session during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Eltham College in London August 8, 2012. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis
U.S. Olympic women's soccer player Hope Solo attends training during London 2012 Olympic Games in London
U.S. Olympic women's soccer player Hope Solo attends a training session during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Eltham College in London August 8, 2012. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis
As USA's midfielder Heather O'Reilly (9) looks on goalkeeper Hope Solo (1) can't stop the header from Canada's defender Kadeisha Buchanan (20) during first half soccer action of a friendly match in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Thursday, May 8, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Woods)
As USA's midfielder Heather O'Reilly (9) looks on goalkeeper Hope Solo (1) can't stop the header from Canada's defender Kadeisha Buchanan (20) during first half soccer action of a friendly match in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Thursday, May 8, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Woods)
As USA's midfielder Heather O'Reilly (9) looks on goalkeeper Hope Solo (1) can't stop the header from Canada's defender Kadeisha Buchanan (20) during first half soccer action of a friendly match in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Thursday, May 8, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Woods)
Team USA goalkeeper Hope Solo makes a save during soccer practice in Winnipeg on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. Team USA faces Canada in a friendly match on Thursday, May 8 in Winnipeg. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Woods)
Team USA goalkeeper Hope Solo makes a save during soccer practice in Winnipeg on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. Team USA faces Canada in a friendly match on Thursday, May 8 in Winnipeg. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Woods)
Team USA goalkeeper Hope Solo makes a save during soccer practice in Winnipeg on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. Team USA faces Canada in a friendly match on Thursday, May 8 in Winnipeg. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Woods)
U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo (1) waves to fans after a soccer game against Canada, Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, in Frisco, Texas. The U.S. won 1-0. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo (1) waves to fans after a soccer game against Canada, Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, in Frisco, Texas. The U.S. won 1-0. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo (1) waves to fans after a soccer game against Canada, Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, in Frisco, Texas. The U.S. won 1-0. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
As USA's midfielder Heather O'Reilly (9) looks on goalkeeper Hope Solo (1) can't stop the header from Canada's defender Kadeisha Buchanan (20) during first half soccer action of a friendly match in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Thursday, May 8, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Woods)
As USA's midfielder Heather O'Reilly (9) looks on goalkeeper Hope Solo (1) can't stop the header from Canada's defender Kadeisha Buchanan (20) during first half soccer action of a friendly match in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Thursday, May 8, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Woods)
As USA's midfielder Heather O'Reilly (9) looks on goalkeeper Hope Solo (1) can't stop the header from Canada's defender Kadeisha Buchanan (20) during first half soccer action of a friendly match in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Thursday, May 8, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Woods)
Team USA goalkeeper Hope Solo makes a save during soccer practice in Winnipeg on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. Team USA faces Canada in a friendly match on Thursday, May 8 in Winnipeg. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Woods)
Team USA goalkeeper Hope Solo makes a save during soccer practice in Winnipeg on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. Team USA faces Canada in a friendly match on Thursday, May 8 in Winnipeg. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Woods)
Team USA goalkeeper Hope Solo makes a save during soccer practice in Winnipeg on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. Team USA faces Canada in a friendly match on Thursday, May 8 in Winnipeg. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Woods)
U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo (1) waves to fans after a soccer game against Canada, Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, in Frisco, Texas. The U.S. won 1-0. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo (1) waves to fans after a soccer game against Canada, Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, in Frisco, Texas. The U.S. won 1-0. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo (1) waves to fans after a soccer game against Canada, Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, in Frisco, Texas. The U.S. won 1-0. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
As USA's midfielder Heather O'Reilly (9) looks on goalkeeper Hope Solo (1) can't stop the header from Canada's defender Kadeisha Buchanan (20) during first half soccer action of a friendly match in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Thursday, May 8, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Woods)
As USA's midfielder Heather O'Reilly (9) looks on goalkeeper Hope Solo (1) can't stop the header from Canada's defender Kadeisha Buchanan (20) during first half soccer action of a friendly match in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Thursday, May 8, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Woods)
As USA's midfielder Heather O'Reilly (9) looks on goalkeeper Hope Solo (1) can't stop the header from Canada's defender Kadeisha Buchanan (20) during first half soccer action of a friendly match in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Thursday, May 8, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Woods)
Team USA goalkeeper Hope Solo makes a save during soccer practice in Winnipeg on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. Team USA faces Canada in a friendly match on Thursday, May 8 in Winnipeg. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Woods)
Team USA goalkeeper Hope Solo makes a save during soccer practice in Winnipeg on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. Team USA faces Canada in a friendly match on Thursday, May 8 in Winnipeg. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Woods)
Team USA goalkeeper Hope Solo makes a save during soccer practice in Winnipeg on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. Team USA faces Canada in a friendly match on Thursday, May 8 in Winnipeg. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Woods)
U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo (1) waves to fans after a soccer game against Canada, Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, in Frisco, Texas. The U.S. won 1-0. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo (1) waves to fans after a soccer game against Canada, Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, in Frisco, Texas. The U.S. won 1-0. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo (1) waves to fans after a soccer game against Canada, Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, in Frisco, Texas. The U.S. won 1-0. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
Team USA goalkeeper Hope Solo makes a save during soccer practice in Winnipeg on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. Team USA faces Canada in a friendly match on Thursday, May 8 in Winnipeg. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Woods)
Team USA goalkeeper Hope Solo makes a save during soccer practice in Winnipeg on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. Team USA faces Canada in a friendly match on Thursday, May 8 in Winnipeg. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Woods)
Team USA goalkeeper Hope Solo makes a save during soccer practice in Winnipeg on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. Team USA faces Canada in a friendly match on Thursday, May 8 in Winnipeg. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Woods)
U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo (1) waves to fans after a soccer game against Canada, Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, in Frisco, Texas. The U.S. won 1-0. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo (1) waves to fans after a soccer game against Canada, Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, in Frisco, Texas. The U.S. won 1-0. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo (1) waves to fans after a soccer game against Canada, Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, in Frisco, Texas. The U.S. won 1-0. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

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