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Lionel Messi and Argentina advance at the World Cup with a 2-0 victory over Poland

Lionel Messi will grace the World Cup stage at least one more time. Argentina finished in first place in Group C to set up a…

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With French President Macron’s state visit, expect a mix of diplomacy and glamour

The three-day visit to Washington, D.C., symbolizes the recovery of a key relationship that deteriorated over a submarine deal with Australia last year that infuriated…

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U.S. defeats Iran and moves onto World Cup round of 16

The United States men’s soccer team will be in Qatar for a little longer after defeating Iran in their final group-stage match of the 2022…

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Thanksgiving weekend draws massive sports viewership

Huge audiences tuned into football and soccer over Thanksgiving weekend, with the NFL, World Cup and college football all drawing record viewership. Why it matters:…

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How a blank piece of paper became the symbol of China’s protests

Young people protesting harsh COVID-19 restrictions in China have held aloft the most innocuous of objects: a blank sheet of paper. The big picture: Blank…

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Protests erupt in China over COVID lockdown restrictions

Public outrage over new COVID lockdown restrictions has fueled rare protests within China, with residents demanding the government to lift restrictions ahead of schedule. Driving…

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FCC bans U.S. sales of Huawei and ZTE equipment over national security concerns

The Federal Communications Commission on Friday announced it adopted new rules banning U.S. sales and imports of new Huawei and ZTE telecommunications devices out of…

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Iran arrests a soccer player for criticizing government and insulting the soccer team

Voria Ghafouri, a prominent player who wasn’t chosen to go to the World Cup, is an outspoken critic of Iran’s authorities. Reports of his arrest…

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Report: Climate extremes hitting Australia, more intense weather to come

Global warming is leading to more extreme weather in Australia, like the ongoing flooding in the southeast  — and these extremes are happening at an…

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U.K. Supreme Court rules that Scotland can’t hold an independence referendum

The U.K. Supreme Court ruled that the Scottish government cannot hold a referendum for independence without the U.K. government’s approval. Source: https://www.npr.org/2022/11/23/1139073590/u-k-supreme-court-rules-that-scotland-cant-hold-an-independence-referendum Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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Twitter may be in violation of German labor law

Twitter has been conducting massive layoffs across its global workforce in the weeks since the company was officially acquired by Elon Musk, but Musk’s slash-and-burn…

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World Cup tests golden generation of U.S. men’s soccer

Data: Transfermarkt; Infographic: Thomas Oide and Maura Losch/Axios The USMNT has the second-youngest roster in Qatar. It also has, on paper at least, perhaps the…

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European team captains at the World Cup won’t wear armbands promoting diversity

Seven European national soccer teams, including England and Wales, said their team captains would not wear the armbands because they feared on-field punishment by World…

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M 4.5 – 49 km SSW of Derby, Australia

4.5+ Magnitude Earthquake Reported: M 4.5 – 49 km SSW of Derby, Australia Time 2022-11-21 10:05:06 UTC 2022-11-21 10:05:06 UTC at epicenter Location 17.695°S 123.412°E…

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Climate summit brings historic deal on climate damage, falls short in other areas

A chaotic UN climate summit in Egypt has produced a groundbreaking agreement for wealthy industrial countries to compensate poor nations for the ravages of climate…

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Kim Jong-Un reveals daughter during a ballistic missile launch

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un unveiled his daughter to the world this week as he watched the launch of a new intercontinental ballistic missile, according…

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What the hell is going on with the British Conservative Party?

For anyone seeing the international news about the UK’s currently-ruling Conservative Party, it can be difficult to follow just what the hell is going on….

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Britain announces big tax rises and spending cuts over the next five years

A cloud of economic gloom settles over Britain as the government announces big tax rises and spending cuts over the next five years. Source: https://www.npr.org/2022/11/17/1137495939/britain-announces-big-tax-rises-and-spending-cuts-over-the-next-five-years…

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Dutch court convicts three for Malaysian Airlines MH17 plane crash

Three men with links to Russia were convicted in a Dutch court Thursday over the 2014 downing of a passenger plane that killed all 298…

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Lula declares “Brazil is back” on climate action, seeks climate damage funding

Brazilian President-elect Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva announced Brazil’s return to climate diplomacy after outgoing President Jair Bolsonaro spurned the UN process, and drove up…

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M 5.0 – south of Australia

4.5+ Magnitude Earthquake Reported: M 5.0 – south of Australia Time 2022-11-15 21:14:12 UTC 2022-11-15 21:14:12 UTC at epicenter Location 42.808°S 124.581°E Depth 10.00 km…

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Lack of rocket rules raises questions about space safety

The uncontrolled fall of pieces of a large rocket launched by China is exposing the potentially extreme consequences of eroding norms in space. Why it…

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