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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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Elon Musk claims Apple has ‘threatened to withhold’ Twitter from its app store

Elon Musk claims Apple has ‘threatened to withhold’ Twitter from its app store New York CNN Business — Elon Musk on Monday claimed that Apple has “threatened” to pull Twitter from its iOS app store, a move that could be devastating to the company Musk just acquired for $44 billion. “Apple (AAPL) has also threatened …

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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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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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A look back at Elon Musk’s chaotic first month at Twitter

A look back at Elon Musk’s chaotic first month at Twitter CNN — Sunday officially marks one month since the world’s richest man took the helm at Twitter. In that time, Elon Musk initiated mass layoffs and gave remaining staffers a cryptic ultimatum, reinstated the accounts of controversial figures including former President Donald Trump, and …

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Irene Cara, ’80s pop star behind ‘Fame’ and ‘Flashdance’ theme songs, dies at 63

Irene Cara, ’80s pop star behind ‘Fame’ and ‘Flashdance’ theme songs, dies at 63 CNN — Actress and singer Irene Cara, an Oscar and Grammy winner best known for the theme songs of “Fame” and “Flashdance” in the early ’80s, has died, her publicist said. She was 63. “Please share your thoughts and memories of …

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Apple has a huge problem with its supplier’s iPhone factory in China

Apple has a huge problem with its supplier’s iPhone factory in China hong kong CNN Business — A violent workers’ revolt at the world’s largest iPhone factory this week in central China is further scrambling Apple’s strained supply and highlighting how the country’s stringent zero-Covid policy is hurting global technology firms. The troubles started last …

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