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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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SPORTS

Iran players remain silent during national anthem at World Cup lin apparent protest at Iranian regime

Doha, Qatar CNN  —  Before a ball was even kicked in Iran’s World Cup opener against England on Monday, Iran’s players made a powerful statement. In what seemed to be a show of solidarity with those protesting back home, the players stood silent as the Iranian national anthem played out around the Khalifa International Stadium […]

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SPORTS

Qatar makes World Cup debut in a controversial tournament of firsts

Doha, Qatar CNN  —  There have been 21 editions of the men’s World Cup since its inauguration in 1930 but Qatar 2022 is set to be a tournament like no other. Since it was announced as the host city almost 12 years ago, it was always destined to be a World Cup of firsts. From […]

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WORLD

Fact check: Trump responds to special counsel news with debunked claim about Obama and the Bushes

CNN  —  In former President Donald Trump’s first extended response to Attorney General Merrick Garland’s Friday announcement that he had appointed a special counsel to oversee the criminal investigation into Trump’s retention of government documents after he left office, Trump defended himself with dishonesty – repeating his false and thoroughly debunked claims about how other […]

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Latest-News

Photos: Snowstorm in Buffalo | CNN

Heather Ahmed shovels snow on Saturday, November 19. She is among many residents of the Buffalo, New York, area who have to dig out thanks to a historic storm. John Normile/Getty Images Updated 1746 GMT (0146 HKT) November 19, 2022 Heavy snowfall is pounding parts of western New York state. A historic storm, which has […]

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TECHNOLOGY

WATCH: Porsche unveils 911 Dakar, an off-road beast

Porsche unveils 911 Dakar, an off-road beast Porsche introduced the 911 Dakar, a special off-road version of its classic 911 sports car. Porsche says the model has been tested over 10,000 KM and can handle extreme conditions. 01:09 – Source: CNN Business

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WORLD

UVA shooting victim is no longer intubated and is out of ICU, family friend says

CNN  —  Michael Hollins, the University of Virginia football player who was seriously wounded in Sunday’s mass shooting, was taken off intubation and moved from the hospital’s intensive care unit, a family friend told CNN on Thursday. “Mike is doing better today,” Gipson said. “He is in intermediate care and progressing positively. He will hopefully […]

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SPORTS

Every World Cup 2022 squad announced: Sadio Mané selected for Senegal after injury scare

CNN  —  ‘Tis the season for wall charts and fans gathering around to pick their starting teams for the 2022 Qatar World Cup. And with countries announcing their squads for international football’s premier competition, the debate has ramped up to the maximum. Here’s a full list of the squads for the World Cup, which runs […]

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Latest-News

Space Shuttle Challenger remnants discovered underwater

CNN  —  Explorers trudged the Atlantic Ocean searching for World War II artifacts lost at sea, but they stumbled on something else — a 20-foot-long piece of debris from the Space Shuttle Challenger, which was destroyed shortly after takeoff in 1986. The History Channel and NASA revealed Thursday that the Challenger segment was discovered off […]

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