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Lionel Messi has penalty saved but Argentina progresses to World Cup knockout stages with win

Lionel Messi has penalty saved but Argentina progresses to World Cup knockout stages with win CNN — Lionel Messi had a penalty saved but Argentina booked his ticket to the knockout phase of the 2022 World Cup with a 2-0 victory over Poland. Alexis Mac Allister’s scuffed effort 60 seconds into the second half broke …

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The number of available jobs in the US fell in October

The number of available jobs in the US fell in October Minneapolis CNN Business — The number of job openings in the United States dropped in October, but the labor market still remains historically tight despite the Federal Reserve’s efforts to cool demand and bring down inflation. There were 10.3 million available jobs last month, …

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China’s Zhengzhou, home to world’s largest iPhone factory, ends Covid lockdown

China’s Zhengzhou, home to world’s largest iPhone factory, ends Covid lockdown hong kong CNN Business — The central Chinese city of Zhengzhou, home to the world’s largest iPhone factory, has lifted a five-day Covid lockdown, in a move that analysts have called a much-needed relief for Apple and its main supplier Foxconn. Zhengzhou is the …

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Iran faces USA in winner-takes-all match to progress to World Cup knockout stages

Iran faces USA in winner-takes-all match to progress to World Cup knockout stages CNN — After days of political tension and fiery off-pitch jibes between the countries, the knockout stage has already arrived for the United States Men’s National Team (USMNT) at the World Cup – nothing less than a win on Tuesday will suffice …

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Clarence Gilyard, ‘Die Hard’ and ‘Walker, Texas Ranger’ star, dead at 66

Clarence Gilyard, ‘Die Hard’ and ‘Walker, Texas Ranger’ star, dead at 66 CNN — Clarence Gilyard Jr., the actor best known for playing computer hacker Theo in “Die Hard” and naval flight officer Marcus “Sundown” Williams in “Top Gun,” has died at the age of 66. His death was announced on Monday in a statement …

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Iran threatened families of World Cup soccer team, according to security source

Iran threatened families of World Cup soccer team, according to security source CNN — The families of Iran’s World Cup soccer team have been threatened with imprisonment and torture if the players fail to “behave” ahead of the match against the USA on Tuesday, a source involved in the security of the games said. Following …

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Portugal vs. Uruguay: Pitch invader with rainbow flag interrupts World Cup match

Portugal vs. Uruguay: Pitch invader with rainbow flag interrupts World Cup match CNN — The World Cup match between Portugal and Uruguay was briefly interrupted by a pitch invader waving a rainbow flag on the field at the Lusail Iconic Stadium on Monday. The FIFA global television feed avoided showing the pitch invader, but the …

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After US Soccer changes Iranian flag on social media, Iran calls for US to be kicked out of 2022 World Cup

After US Soccer changes Iranian flag on social media, Iran calls for US to be kicked out of 2022 World Cup CNN — Iran state media has called for the US to be kicked out of the 2022 World Cup after the United States Soccer Federation changed Iran’s flag on its social media platforms to …

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China markets tank as protests erupt over Covid lockdowns

China markets tank as protests erupt over Covid lockdowns hong kong CNN Business — China’s major stock indices and its currency have opened sharply lower Monday, as widespread protests against the country’s stringent Covid-19 restrictions over the weekend roiled investor sentiment. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng (HSI) Index fell as much as 4.2% in early trading. …

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Jay Leno performing at California comedy club, two weeks after burn accident

Jay Leno performing at California comedy club, two weeks after burn accident CNN — Jay Leno is returning to the comedy stage Sunday night, two weeks after sustaining significant burn injuries in a gasoline fire. The former “Tonight Show” host will perform in front of a sold-out crowd at the Comedy and Magic Club in …

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