South America

SPORTS

Saudi Arabia vs Argentina: Lionel Messi’s team in one of the biggest upsets in World Cup history

Lusail, Qatar CNN  —  Saudi Arabia produced one of the biggest upsets in World Cup history Tuesday, beating Lionel Messi’s Argentina 2-1 in an astonishing Group C match. Many had expected the South American team, ranked third in the world, unbeaten for three years and among the favorites to win the tournament, to sweep aside […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

US midterm election 2022: Celebrities share photos after casting ballot and tell fans why they voted

Americans have gone to the polls today to vote in the US midterm election, with many celebrities taking to social media to let the world know why they have exercised their right to cast their ballot. Among the long list of stars to post photos with ‘I voted’ stickers were The Duchess of Sussex, Oprah […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Miss Argentina and Miss Puerto Rico reveal that they’re married

CNN  —  A new power couple has taken the stage. A former Miss Argentina and former Miss Puerto Rico shocked and delighted fans by announcing their surprise marriage on Instagram. Mariana Varela and Fabiola Valentín met at the 2020 Miss Grand International competition in Thailand, where they represented Argentina and Puerto Rico, respectively. After making […]

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Latest-News

Officials: NYC cop drowns on vacation in his native Guyana

GEORGETOWN, Guyana — A Guyana-born New York City police officer vacationing in his homeland drowned in fast-flowing waters in a jungle and mountain region near the border with Brazil, authorities said Wednesday. Police said Gladstone Hayne, 43, and the mother of his children were swimming at the Orinduik Falls in the heavily forested Potaro Region […]

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Latest-News

Women’s World Cup 2023, Matildas, draw, pots, live, explainer, fixtures, stream, how to watch, Australia,

On Saturday evening at 5pm AEDT, the Matildas will discover their draw for the 2023 Women’s World Cup – and their path to glory at the first ever World Cup, men’s or women’s, to be hosted on Australian soil. Of course, the showpiece tournament is being shared with New Zealand, where the official draw will […]

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Latest-News

How migrant buses strained New York City’s shelters

CNN  —  The latest signs of the crisis New York is facing are massive white tents the city’s mayor says he never imagined he’d have to build. The arrival of buses from the border shows no sign of slowing, and these new emergency shelters on Randall’s Island could soon house hundreds of migrants. It’s been […]

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Latest-News

Shylah Rodden cruelly mocked by US comedians over rollercoaster tragedy

Two US comedians are being slammed for using their podcast to make fun of the misfortune of Melbourne woman Shylah Rodden who remains in a serious condition following a devastating accident at the Melbourne Royal Show last month. Rodden was struck by a rollercoaster at the show while reportedly attempting to retrieve her phone. WATCH […]

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WORLD

Amazon suspends 50 workers who refused to work after warehouse fire

CNN  —  Amazon suspended dozens of workers at its only unionized warehouse on Tuesday, one day after they organized a work stoppage following a fire at the facility. About 50 workers at the facility in Staten Island, New York were suspended with pay, according to Connor Spence, one of the suspended workers. Spence is a […]

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Daughter of American released from Venezuela says Marco Rubio’s criticism of detainee swap is ‘unpatriotic and unhelpful’

Washington CNN  —  The relative of two Americans freed this weekend in a prisoner swap with Venezuela tore into GOP Sen. Marco Rubio on Monday over his criticism of the exchange, blasting his comments as “unpatriotic and unhelpful” and questioning his support for the seven wrongfully detained US citizens. “I find that those comments were […]

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