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Prince Harry and Meghan say they didn't step back over privacy concerns

BBC News2022-12-10 07:37:31.5894944

Prince Harry and Meghan say they didn't step back over privacy concerns Author: BBC News
The couple's press secretary rejects claims they stepped back from royal life to protect their privacy. ...Read full article

Ngozi Fulani's charity Sistah Space stops work over safety

BBC News2022-12-10 07:37:30.2616989

Ngozi Fulani's charity Sistah Space stops work over safety Author: BBC News
Ngozi Fulani earlier this week said her team had received "horrific abuse" on social media. ...Read full article

England and France ready for historic quarter-final

BBC News2022-12-10 07:37:27.4948333

England and France ready for historic quarter-final Author: BBC Sport
England and France are ready for their historic first knockout match in a men's tournament as they meet in the quarter-finals on the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. ...Read full article

Doocy family's 'Simply Happy' recipes for a busy holiday season | Fox News Video

Fox News2022-12-10 07:07:18.6041905

Doocy family's 'Simply Happy' recipes for a busy holiday season | Fox News Video Author: Fox News
'Fox & Friends' co-host Steve Doocy and Fox News White House correspondent Peter Doocy discuss their fast and delicious family recipes. ...Read full article

U.S. troops are back in Somalia and scrambling to help its special forces

The Washington Post2022-12-10 07:00:07

U.S. troops are back in Somalia and scrambling to help its special forces Author: Katharine Houreld
After Trump’s pullout, al-Shabab militants grew in strength and size. ...Read full article

Hong Kong publishing tycoon Jimmy Lai jailed over lease violation

Al Jazeera English2022-12-10 06:58:39

Hong Kong publishing tycoon Jimmy Lai jailed over lease violation Author: Al Jazeera
Lai, 75, was jailed for five years and nine months and fined 2 million Hong Kong dollars ($257,000) on fraud charge. ...Read full article

Nobel Peace Prize winners to receive award in Oslo

Al Jazeera English2022-12-10 06:50:23

Nobel Peace Prize winners to receive award in Oslo Author: Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera will be live at the awards to speak to the recipients about the importance of civil society in a time of war. ...Read full article

World Cup 2022: Veteran US sports journalist Grant Wahl dies in Qatar

BBC News2022-12-10 06:37:24.2757968

World Cup 2022: Veteran US sports journalist Grant Wahl dies in Qatar Author: BBC News
Grant Wahl, 48, collapses suddenly while watching the Argentina-Netherlands game. ...Read full article

Harry & Meghan docuseries, Elton John leaves Twitter and World Cup tragedy | Fox News Video

Fox News2022-12-10 06:37:22.6980638

Harry & Meghan docuseries, Elton John leaves Twitter and World Cup tragedy | Fox News Video Author: Fox News
FOX entertainment reporter Michelle Pollino and Eric Messersmith react to Elton John announcing he is leaving Twitter due to 'misinformation,' Netflix's 'Harry & Meghan' docuseries and the death of Grant Wahl, an American soccer journalist. ...Read full article

Carrying hopes of Africa, Morocco aim for World Cup semi-finals

Al Jazeera English2022-12-10 06:36:38

Carrying hopes of Africa, Morocco aim for World Cup semi-finals Author: Oluwashina Okeleji
Expectations of the Atlas Lions are soaring as they prepare to make history if they secure a spot in the semi-finals. ...Read full article

'This is a heartbreaking night': Sports world reacts to death of soccer journalist Grant Wahl

USA Today2022-12-10 06:36:26+00:00

'This is a heartbreaking night': Sports world reacts to death of soccer journalist Grant Wahl Author:
LeBron James, Carli Lloyd, Peter King and others send messages of support and heartbreak after learning longtime soccer journalist Grant Wahl died. ...Read full article

Hong Kong: Media mogul Jimmy Lai gets over five years for fraud

BBC News2022-12-10 06:22:20.4102547

Hong Kong: Media mogul Jimmy Lai gets over five years for fraud Author: BBC News
Jimmy Lai is sentenced to almost six years in prison for fraud and fined 2m Hong Kong dollars (£209,535). ...Read full article

FBI colluding with Big Tech on behalf of Democratic Party is 'monumental scandal': Steve Hilton | Fox News Video

Fox News2022-12-10 06:22:19.1510581

FBI colluding with Big Tech on behalf of Democratic Party is 'monumental scandal': Steve Hilton | Fox News Video Author: Fox News
Fox News host Steve Hilton joins 'Fox News @ Night' to weigh in on the latest Twitter files on the platform's removal of former President Donald Trump. ...Read full article

Kentucky remembers tornado victims as rebuilding continues

Associated Press2022-12-10 06:07:09

Kentucky remembers tornado victims as rebuilding continues Author: BRUCE SCHREINER
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Chris Bullock has a lot to be grateful for as she decorates her new home for Christmas, after spending much of the past year in a camper with her family.One year ago Saturday, a massive tornado obliterated wide swaths of her Kentucky hom… ...Read full article

Neymar unsure if he’ll play for Brazil at another World Cup

Al Jazeera English2022-12-10 06:04:53

Neymar unsure if he’ll play for Brazil at another World Cup Author: Al Jazeera
‘I will not close the door to playing with Brazil, nor do I say 100 percent that I’ll come back,’ Neymar said. ...Read full article

Gutfeld: Is focus on diversity to blame for hiring the thief from baggage claim? | Fox News Video

Fox News2022-12-10 05:22:18.8401122

Gutfeld: Is focus on diversity to blame for hiring the thief from baggage claim? | Fox News Video Author: Fox News
'Gutfeld!' panelists weigh in on nonbinary Biden official Sam Brinton being accused of grand larceny amid separate charges for allegedly stealing a bag at a Minnesota airport in September. ...Read full article

Rural voters 'in the trenches' on climate, leery of Biden

Associated Press2022-12-10 05:12:40

Rural voters 'in the trenches' on climate, leery of Biden Author: NUHA DOLBY
NEW YORK (AP) — Drought in California meant Raquel Krach, a rice farmer and graduate student in the Sacramento Valley, planted very little. Using groundwater, she and her husband planted 75 acres this year to maintain their markets. ...Read full article

Sinema party switch highlights 2024 obstacles for Democrats

Associated Press2022-12-10 05:07:48

Sinema party switch highlights 2024 obstacles for Democrats Author: JONATHAN J. COOPER
PHOENIX (AP) — Less than three days after Democrats celebrated victory in the final Senate contest of the 2022 midterms, the challenges facing the party heading into the next campaign came into sharp relief. ...Read full article

American soccer journalist Grant Wahl dies while covering FIFA World Cup in Qatar

Fox News2022-12-10 05:07:19.167846

American soccer journalist Grant Wahl dies while covering FIFA World Cup in Qatar Author: Fox News
Grant Wahl, famed American soccer journalist, died while covering the FIFA World Cup in Qatar at age 48, his brother believes he was killed and is pleading for help. ...Read full article

Ukraine deadliest for journalists as 67 killed worldwide in 2022

Al Jazeera English2022-12-10 05:05:57

Ukraine deadliest for journalists as 67 killed worldwide in 2022 Author: Al Jazeera
International Federation of Journalists said 20 more journalist killed so this year compared with 47 in all of 2021 ...Read full article

Peru's ex-president faced bigotry for impoverished past

Associated Press2022-12-10 05:03:46

Peru's ex-president faced bigotry for impoverished past Author: REGINA GARCIA CANO
LIMA, Peru (AP) — When Pedro Castillo won Peru’s presidency last year, it was celebrated as a victory by the country’s poor — the peasants and Indigenous people who live deep in the Andes and whose struggles had long been ignored. ...Read full article

China cracks down on drug price gouging amid fears of COVID spike

Reuters2022-12-10 04:49:56

China cracks down on drug price gouging amid fears of COVID spike Author:
Chinese authorities said they were cracking down on price gouging of medical supplies and drugs, and seeking to ensure they flow smoothly as fears grow of a massive COVID-19 outbreak after the nationwide dismantling of strict restrictions. ...Read full article

U.S. Soccer Journalist Grant Wahl Dies While Covering the World Cup

Breitbart News2022-12-10 04:37:59

U.S. Soccer Journalist Grant Wahl Dies While Covering the World Cup Author: Dylan Gwinn
A U.S. soccer journalist who had been critical of Qatar's treatment of gays and migrant workers, has died while covering the World Cup. ...Read full article

U.S. journalist Grant Wahl dies covering World Cup in Qatar

MSNBC2022-12-10 04:27:07

U.S. journalist Grant Wahl dies covering World Cup in Qatar Author:
Grant Wahl, a longtime soccer sportswriter, died Friday in Qatar while covering the World Cup. ...Read full article

FTX founder Bankman-Fried to testify before U.S. House panel

Reuters2022-12-10 03:42:12

FTX founder Bankman-Fried to testify before U.S. House panel Author:
FTX's Sam Bankman-Fried is set to testify before a U.S. House committee on Tuesday, the cryptocurrency exchange's founder and the congressional panel said on Friday, as regulators investigate his role in the wake of its collapse. ...Read full article

Hong Kong jails pro-democracy media tycoon over fraud

Associated Press2022-12-10 03:35:49

Hong Kong jails pro-democracy media tycoon over fraud Author: KANIS LEUNG
HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong court sentenced a pro-democracy media tycoon to five years and nine months in prison on Saturday over two fraud charges linked to lease violations, the latest of a series of cases against prominent activists that critics say are a… ...Read full article

Video: American soccer journalist Grant Wahl remembered | CNN

CNN2022-12-10 03:26:18

Video: American soccer journalist Grant Wahl remembered | CNN Author:
CNN sports analyst Christine Brennan remembers her friend and colleague Grant Wahl, the respected soccer journalist who unexpectedly died in Qatar while covering the World Cup. ...Read full article

Grant Wahl, prominent American soccer journalist, dies after collapsing at World Cup match in Qatar

The Washington Post2022-12-10 03:24:39

Grant Wahl, prominent American soccer journalist, dies after collapsing at World Cup match in Qatar Author: Ben Strauss
Wahl was covering a quarterfinal match between Argentina and the Netherlands when he collapsed, with U.S. Soccer confirming his death. ...Read full article

Idaho police warn of 'criminal charges' for web sleuths engaged in 'harassing' amid 'misinformation'

Fox News2022-12-10 03:07:23.2612076

Idaho police warn of 'criminal charges' for web sleuths engaged in 'harassing' amid 'misinformation' Author: Fox News
Idaho police are asking web sleuths to tone down "rumors and misinformation" as well as "harassing and threatening behavior" as they probe a quadruple murder. ...Read full article

Twitter Files: Censor-Happy Executives Used Tools to Suppress Breitbart News

Breitbart News2022-12-10 02:59:19

Twitter Files: Censor-Happy Executives Used Tools to Suppress Breitbart News Author: Jordan Dixon-Hamilton
The latest installment of the Twitter Files reveals that the censorship-loving leftists running the show before Elon Musk took over the platform used tech tools to suppress content posted by Breitbart News after adding a "bot" to the official Breitbart News T… ...Read full article

Grant Wahl, soccer journalist, dies at 48 in Qatar while covering World Cup

USA Today2022-12-10 02:58:33+00:00

Grant Wahl, soccer journalist, dies at 48 in Qatar while covering World Cup Author:
Prominent soccer journalist Grant Wahl died while covering the World Cup in Qatar, just days after his 48th birthday. ...Read full article

Cowboys' Jerry Jones claims investigation into Commanders is 'politically biased,' calls the report 'stupid'

Fox News2022-12-10 02:52:16.0736686

Cowboys' Jerry Jones claims investigation into Commanders is 'politically biased,' calls the report 'stupid' Author: Fox News
The House Committee for Oversight and Reform investigation determined Dan Snyder provided “misleading” testimony and attempted to obstruct investigations into the Commanders. ...Read full article

Soccer writer Grant Wahl dies at World Cup match in Qatar

Associated Press2022-12-10 02:48:46

Soccer writer Grant Wahl dies at World Cup match in Qatar Author:
LUSAIL, Qatar (AP) — Grant Wahl, one of the most well-known soccer writers in the United States, died early Saturday while covering the World Cup match between Argentina and the Netherlands.U.S. ...Read full article

American journalist Grant Wahl dies at Qatar World Cup

CNN2022-12-10 02:48:39

American journalist Grant Wahl dies at Qatar World Cup Author: Jessie Yeung
American journalist Grant Wahl has died in Qatar while covering the World Cup, US Soccer said in a statement. ...Read full article

Twitter Files: Executives Met with Federal Agencies Amid Hunter Biden Laptop Scandal, Allowed FBI to Report Tweets

Breitbart News2022-12-10 02:45:50

Twitter Files: Executives Met with Federal Agencies Amid Hunter Biden Laptop Scandal, Allowed FBI to Report Tweets Author: Alana Mastrangelo
Elon Musk's Twitter released another batch of internal discussions on Friday, which revealed that executives at the social media company had met with federal agencies amid the Hunter Biden laptop story, and that the FBI reported tweets it didn't like to worke… ...Read full article

Twitter Files: Executives Were Looking for Any Excuse to Ban President Donald Trump

Breitbart News2022-12-10 02:19:48

Twitter Files: Executives Were Looking for Any Excuse to Ban President Donald Trump Author: Alana Mastrangelo
Elon Musk's Twitter released another batch of internal discussions on Friday night, which revealed that executives at the social media company had established the "framework" for banning Donald Trump's account before the events of January 6, and used the Capi… ...Read full article

Toshiba's preferred bidder moving closer to securing financing for buyout -sources

Reuters2022-12-10 02:15:19

Toshiba's preferred bidder moving closer to securing financing for buyout -sources Author:
(This Dec. 8 story has been corrected to show that valuation does not include debt, but buyout would be partly funded by loans by the banks, in paragraph 4) ...Read full article

Argentina’s non-Argentinian World Cup fans out in force in Qatar

Al Jazeera English2022-12-10 02:13:35

Argentina’s non-Argentinian World Cup fans out in force in Qatar Author: Al Jazeera
Supporters of Argentina from all over the world cheered the Argentinian side on to victory over the Dutch. ...Read full article

AOC hits Sinema for leaving Democratic Party, registering as an independent: 'People deserve more'

Fox News2022-12-10 01:22:20.5591419

AOC hits Sinema for leaving Democratic Party, registering as an independent: 'People deserve more' Author: Fox News
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. criticized Sen. Kyrsten Sinema after the Arizona senator announced her decision to become independent. ...Read full article

Sam Ryder: A surfing accident changed my life

BBC News2022-12-10 01:07:26.5926456

Sam Ryder: A surfing accident changed my life Author: BBC News
After he almost drowned, the star refocused on his music career and ended up singing at Eurovision. ...Read full article

George Floyd: Ex-officer J Alexander Kueng sentenced for manslaughter

BBC News2022-12-10 01:07:21.5470289

George Floyd: Ex-officer J Alexander Kueng sentenced for manslaughter Author: BBC News
J Alexander Kueng is already serving time for a federal sentence for violating Mr Floyd's civil rights. ...Read full article

Mysterious Idaho student killings compounded by police contradictions, experts say

USA Today2022-12-10 00:54:05+00:00

Mysterious Idaho student killings compounded by police contradictions, experts say Author:
Families are questioning contradictions by Idaho police investigating the deaths of Ethan Chapin, Madison Mogen, Kaylee Goncalves and Xana Kernodle ...Read full article

World Cup quarterfinals: Morocco on the verge of history against Portugal as Kylian Mbappé’s France face England

CNN2022-12-10 00:44:10

World Cup quarterfinals: Morocco on the verge of history against Portugal as Kylian Mbappé’s France face England Author: Alasdair Howorth
Morocco already caused the upset of the round of 16 when it beat Spain on penalties to make it to the quarterfinals for the first time in its history, but the North Africans will have to replicate their heroics if they want to get past a reinvigorated Portuga… ...Read full article

Trump contempt judge rebuked by DOJ vet as Feds ramp up Mar-A-Lago pressure

MSNBC2022-12-10 00:32:04

Trump contempt judge rebuked by DOJ vet as Feds ramp up Mar-A-Lago pressure Author:
A federal judge rejects the DOJ request to hold Trump in contempt over the Mar-a-Lago classified documents probe. The contempt hearing reveals an aggressive approach from the new special counsel Jack Smith. It comes after at least two more classified document… ...Read full article

In freeing Griner, Biden faced resistance abroad and at home

The Washington Post2022-12-10 00:22:57

In freeing Griner, Biden faced resistance abroad and at home Author: John Hudson, Devlin Barrett, Karen DeYoung, Missy Ryan
Biden faced opposition from the Justice Department, which viewed a one-for-one swap involving the notorious arms dealer Viktor Bout as a mistake. ...Read full article

Sam Bankman-Fried: I hope to make money to pay people back

BBC News2022-12-10 00:22:22.5428172

Sam Bankman-Fried: I hope to make money to pay people back Author: BBC News
The former FTX boss says he would give anything to start a new business and repay crypto investors. ...Read full article

Ukraine gets more U.S. aid as Russia-Iran ties worry West

Reuters2022-12-10 00:19:30

Ukraine gets more U.S. aid as Russia-Iran ties worry West Author:
The United States announced new military aid for Ukraine on Friday and vowed to disrupt Russian ties with Iran, which a British envoy said involved Moscow seeking hundreds of ballistic missiles and offering unprecedented military support in return. ...Read full article

Warnings on gay club shooter stir questions about old case

Associated Press2022-12-10 00:09:39

Warnings on gay club shooter stir questions about old case Author: BRIAN MELLEY, COLLEEN SLEVIN and BERNARD CONDON
DENVER (AP) — A California woman who warned a judge last year about the danger posed by the suspect in the Colorado Springs gay nightclub shooting said Friday that the deaths could have been prevented if earlier charges against the suspect weren't dismissed. ...Read full article

The self-proclaimed kingdom that doesn't recognise Germany

BBC News2022-12-10 00:07:29.6834471

The self-proclaimed kingdom that doesn't recognise Germany Author: BBC News
Money, ID cards, flags, and even their own king: meet the Germans who refuse to recognise the state. ...Read full article

Ukraine war: US says Russia and Iran in full defence partnership

BBC News2022-12-10 00:07:25.4481868

Ukraine war: US says Russia and Iran in full defence partnership Author: BBC News
The US says it has seen reports that the countries are considering joint production of drones. ...Read full article

Kylian Mbappé is reaching speeds of 22 miles per hour at the World Cup. Can anyone stop him?

CNN2022-12-10 00:04:58

Kylian Mbappé is reaching speeds of 22 miles per hour at the World Cup. Can anyone stop him? Author: George Ramsay
Ahead of its World Cup quarterfinal against France, England has a problem to solve. Namely, how to stop the tournament's top scorer, Kylian Mbappé, from adding to his tally. ...Read full article

Judge Denies DOJ Request to Hold Donald Trump in Contempt

Breitbart News2022-12-09 23:55:06

Judge Denies DOJ Request to Hold Donald Trump in Contempt Author: Jordan Dixon-Hamilton
A federal judge denied the DOJ’s request to hold Donald Trump in contempt for allegedly failing to comply with a grand jury subpoena. ...Read full article

Federal Court Permanently Blocks Biden's Gender Transition Mandate

Breitbart News2022-12-09 23:51:56

Federal Court Permanently Blocks Biden's Gender Transition Mandate Author: Breccan F. Thies
A federal appeals court has permanently blocked the Biden administration's mandate on doctors and hospitals forcing them to perform gender transition procedures. ...Read full article

How the Republicans Actually Fought Against the Dems on NDAA--and Won

Breitbart News2022-12-09 23:38:48

How the Republicans Actually Fought Against the Dems on NDAA--and Won Author: Matthew Boyle
A coalition of Republicans forced the hand of their leaders, made them fight, and Republicans actually won almost everything in the NDAA fight. ...Read full article

Twitter Files Part 3 reveals what led to Trump's removal from social media platform

Fox News2022-12-09 23:37:18.4802314

Twitter Files Part 3 reveals what led to Trump's removal from social media platform Author: Fox News
Substack writer Matt Taibbi reported on the third installment of the "Twitter Files" that revealed what led to the removal of former President Trump from the platform. ...Read full article

Argentina advances to World Cup semis with part dazzle and part chaos

The Washington Post2022-12-09 23:06:42

Argentina advances to World Cup semis with part dazzle and part chaos Author: Steven Goff
Argentina now advances to Tuesday’s World Cup semifinal against Croatia. ...Read full article

US warns of expanding Iran, Russia defence ‘partnership’

Al Jazeera English2022-12-09 23:03:22

US warns of expanding Iran, Russia defence ‘partnership’ Author: Al Jazeera
Washington accuses Moscow of offering Tehran ‘an unprecedented level of military and technical support’. ...Read full article

Harry Litman: Inconceivable that 1/6 committee would make criminal referral and it not be Trump

MSNBC2022-12-09 22:31:24

Harry Litman: Inconceivable that 1/6 committee would make criminal referral and it not be Trump Author:
Former U.S. attorney Harry Litman, New York Times Congressional reporter Luke Broadwater, and Executive Producer of Showtime’s “The Circus” John Heilemann discuss the January 6th Committee’s vital next steps, making criminal referrals ...Read full article

Kyrsten Sinema going independent also means going rightward

MSNBC2022-12-09 22:15:45

Kyrsten Sinema going independent also means going rightward Author: Zeeshan Aleem
Sinema is leaving the Democratic Party, and that might change her views as a politician in worrying ways. ...Read full article

Twitter Files, Part 3: Elon Musk sheds light on Donald Trump's ouster

The Washington Times2022-12-09 21:59:02

Twitter Files, Part 3: Elon Musk sheds light on Donald Trump's ouster Author: Joseph Clark
Elon Musk on Friday disclosed further details of the FBI's work with Twitter employees to moderate content in the lead-up to the 2020 presidential election as part of an extended three-part segment of the ongoing "Twitter Files" diving into former President D… ...Read full article

St. Louis' Democrat Mayor Appoints Reparations Commission

Breitbart News2022-12-09 21:57:42

St. Louis' Democrat Mayor Appoints Reparations Commission Author: Amy Furr
St. Louis Mayor Tishaura Jones (D) is creating a reparations commission to address the area's past racial issues. ...Read full article

Argentina reaches Qatar 2022 semifinals with penalty shootout win over Netherlands in World Cup thriller

CNN2022-12-09 21:55:53

Argentina reaches Qatar 2022 semifinals with penalty shootout win over Netherlands in World Cup thriller Author: Matias Grez
The hopes of Argentina and Lionel Messi winning the World Cup remain very much alive after a nerve-shredding penalty shootout victory over the Netherlands in a thrilling match at Qatar 2022. ...Read full article

Putin floats possibility that Russia may abandon 'no first use' nuclear doctrine

CNN2022-12-09 21:44:47

Putin floats possibility that Russia may abandon 'no first use' nuclear doctrine Author: Tim Lister, CNN
Russian President Vladimir Putin, for the second time this week, floated the possibility that Russia may formally change its military doctrine of not being the first to use nuclear weapons in a conflict, days after he warned of the "increasing" threat of nucl… ...Read full article

It’s time the Pentagon ended its covid vaccine mandate for the military

The Washington Post2022-12-09 21:36:57

It’s time the Pentagon ended its covid vaccine mandate for the military Author: Leana S. Wen
The mandate was once justified. But it might be doing more harm than good now. ...Read full article

Wall Street ends lower as investors digest economic data

Reuters2022-12-09 21:34:41

Wall Street ends lower as investors digest economic data Author:
Wall Street ended lower on Friday as investors assessed economic data and awaited a potential 50-basis point interest rate hike by the U.S. Federal Reserve at its policy meeting next week, while apparel company Lululemon slumped following a disappointing prof… ...Read full article

Dozens of people said they would go to her book signing — they didn't. Thousands of strangers made sure that wasn't the end of the story.

USA Today2022-12-09 21:11:58+00:00

Dozens of people said they would go to her book signing — they didn't. Thousands of strangers made sure that wasn't the end of the story. Author:
Ohio writer Chelsea Banning's first book signing was mostly empty, despite dozens of RSVPs. An outpouring of support from the internet followed. ...Read full article

Griner swap reveals dilemma US faces in freeing detainees

Associated Press2022-12-09 21:09:28

Griner swap reveals dilemma US faces in freeing detainees Author: REBECCA SANTANA and ERIC TUCKER
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Taliban drug lord convicted in a vast heroin trafficking conspiracy. A Russian pilot imprisoned for a scheme to distribute cocaine across the world. ...Read full article

Messi, Argentina advance to semifinals at World Cup

Associated Press2022-12-09 21:05:17

Messi, Argentina advance to semifinals at World Cup Author: STEVE DOUGLAS
LUSAIL, Qatar (AP) — Lionel Messi started the match by delivering another soccer clinic. The Argentina superstar ended it sporting a bloodied top lip, shouting abuse to opponents and even blasting the referee. ...Read full article

Biden faces uphill battle in spat with Microsoft over Activision deal

Reuters2022-12-09 19:51:47

Biden faces uphill battle in spat with Microsoft over Activision deal Author:
The Biden administration may struggle to convince a judge to stop Microsoft Corp's (MSFT.O) $69 billion bid for "Call of Duty" maker Activision , because of the voluntary concessions offer… ...Read full article

Analysis: U.S. financial conditions have eased. So far the Fed is okay with it

Reuters2022-12-09 19:26:35

Analysis: U.S. financial conditions have eased. So far the Fed is okay with it Author:
Over the past six weeks or so, U.S. mortgage rates have fallen, stock prices are up, and yields on corporate debt have dropped, all signs that financial conditions are easing even as the Federal Reserve continues to wage war on 40-year-high inflation. ...Read full article

Big Oil does little to act on climate despite vows -U.S. House panel

Reuters2022-12-09 19:26:22

Big Oil does little to act on climate despite vows -U.S. House panel Author:
Major energy companies are not doing enough to prevent the worst effects of climate change despite public promises to fight the problem, a U.S. House panel said about documents released on Friday that it got in a probe. ...Read full article

Exclusive — House Majority Whip-Elect Tom Emmer Opposes Inclusion of Media Cartel Bill JCPA in Spending Plan

Breitbart News2022-12-09 18:58:56

Exclusive — House Majority Whip-Elect Tom Emmer Opposes Inclusion of Media Cartel Bill JCPA in Spending Plan Author: Matthew Boyle
House Majority Whip-elect Rep. Tom Emmer (R-MN) will oppose any efforts to include the JCPA in the end-of-year spending bill, Breitbart News has learned. ...Read full article

Exclusive: 100 Times Election Denier Hakeem Jeffries Attacked Democracy

Breitbart News2022-12-09 18:51:50

Exclusive: 100 Times Election Denier Hakeem Jeffries Attacked Democracy Author: Wendell Husebø
Election denier Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) attacked democracy at least 100 times by questioning the integrity of American elections. ...Read full article

When children ask about race and sex, we have no choice but to answer

The Washington Post2022-12-09 18:44:08

When children ask about race and sex, we have no choice but to answer Author: Danielle Allen
To recognize that fundamental fact is as if to hear a ghost whisper a revelation from a deep and ugly past. ...Read full article

China’s inflexible leader has bent. Now comes the hard part.

The Washington Post2022-12-09 18:24:19

China’s inflexible leader has bent. Now comes the hard part. Author: Editorial Board
In a surprising twist, China has abruptly dropped its 'zero covid' policy. The change may also unleash a wave of infections for which China is ill prepared. ...Read full article

Federal judge declines to hold Trump in contempt of court

CNN2022-12-09 18:07:07

Federal judge declines to hold Trump in contempt of court Author: Katelyn Polantz, Casey Gannon, Hannah Rabinowitz, Lauren Koenig, Kristen Holmes
A federal judge declined to hold former President Donald Trump in contempt of court in a closed-door hearing on Friday, two sources familiar with the matter told CNN. ...Read full article

Tournament favorite Brazil out of World Cup after losing to Croatia on penalties

CNN2022-12-09 17:47:53

Tournament favorite Brazil out of World Cup after losing to Croatia on penalties Author: Ben Church
Brazil, the favorite to win this year's World Cup, is out of Qatar 2022 after losing to Croatia on penalties 1-1 (4-2) in Friday's quarterfinal. ...Read full article

'I promised Arizonans something different': Sinema on registering as an independent

USA Today2022-12-09 17:34:20+00:00

'I promised Arizonans something different': Sinema on registering as an independent Author:
Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, in an exclusive column, explains why she left the Democratic Party and registered as an independent. ...Read full article

And then there were 'nones': Americans identifying as non-religious plateaus in yearly Gallup survey

The Washington Times2022-12-09 16:36:40

And then there were 'nones': Americans identifying as non-religious plateaus in yearly Gallup survey Author: Mark A. Kellner
There's been a rise in the number of Americans identifying as claiming no religious affiliation -- often referred to as "nones" -- but the surge may have hit a speed bump. ...Read full article

Workers May Lose the Upper Hand in 2023 Job Market

Bloomberg2022-12-09 15:49:14+00:00

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Rep. Kevin Hern angles for Republican Study Committee to lead policy debate in next Congress

The Washington Times2022-12-09 15:37:15

Rep. Kevin Hern angles for Republican Study Committee to lead policy debate in next Congress Author: Mica Soellner
Rep. Kevin Hern is planning to make the Republican Study Committee a fiscal check on the next Congress. ...Read full article

Ohio workers vote to unionize GM, LG battery plant

Reuters2022-12-09 15:25:32

Ohio workers vote to unionize GM, LG battery plant Author:
Workers at a General Motors-LG Energy (GM.N), (373220.KS) battery cell factory in northeast Ohio overwhelmingly vote… ...Read full article

GOP lawmaker Michael Cloud vows to examine labor union decision to stop representing ICE officers

The Washington Times2022-12-09 15:22:16

GOP lawmaker Michael Cloud vows to examine labor union decision to stop representing ICE officers Author: Stephen Dinan
Rep. Michael Cloud demanded cooperation from a leading federal labor union Friday on an investigation into its decision to stop representing law enforcement officers at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. ...Read full article

Trial of Hong Kong publisher Jimmy Lai could feed mainland revolt, Catholic cleric says

The Washington Times2022-12-09 15:12:00

Trial of Hong Kong publisher Jimmy Lai could feed mainland revolt, Catholic cleric says Author: Mark A. Kellner
Imprisoned Hong Kong publisher Jimmy Lai -- the 74-year-old founder of the now-defunct pro-democracy Apple Daily newspaper -- is facing trial on charges that he violated Hong Kong's strict new national security laws. ...Read full article

Kyrsten Sinema leaves Democratic Party, adding drama to tight U.S. Senate margin

Reuters2022-12-09 15:05:21

Kyrsten Sinema leaves Democratic Party, adding drama to tight U.S. Senate margin Author:
Maverick U.S. Senator Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona is leaving the Democratic Party to become an independent, she said on Friday, just days after Democrats won a Senate race in Georgia and secured 51 seats in the 100-member chamber riven by deep political divisio… ...Read full article

Bye-Bye Big Bang: UK Finance Reforms Are a Letdown

Bloomberg2022-12-09 15:02:05+00:00

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Brendan Fraser’s standout performance can’t keep ‘The Whale’ afloat

CNN2022-12-09 14:39:20

Brendan Fraser’s standout performance can’t keep ‘The Whale’ afloat Author: Brian Lowry
The love showered on Brendan Fraser out of film festivals inflates expectations for "The Whale" wildly out of proportion, in a movie based on a play that occurs almost entirely within a lone apartment. Weighted down not by its morbidly obese protagonist but r… ...Read full article

Big Take: How Dairy Farmers, Agriculture Impacts Climate Change

Bloomberg2022-12-09 14:18:27+00:00

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Putin says more US-Russian prisoner exchanges are possible

Associated Press2022-12-09 14:06:12

Putin says more US-Russian prisoner exchanges are possible Author:
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday that more U.S.-Russian prisoner exchanges are possible if Moscow and Washington find a compromise.Putin spoke a day after Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout was swapped for WNBA star and two-time Olympia… ...Read full article

Slinking away from aiding Ukraine would be a major strategic error

The Washington Post2022-12-09 13:03:35

Slinking away from aiding Ukraine would be a major strategic error Author: George F. Will
Some congressional members seem inclined to practice parsimony in this century-shaping conflict. That would be a major strategic mistake. ...Read full article

Kyrsten Sinema switches from Democrat to independent. Here's what happens next.

MSNBC2022-12-09 12:52:45

Kyrsten Sinema switches from Democrat to independent. Here's what happens next. Author: Steve Benen
Sen. Kyrsten Sinema has switched from Democrat to independent, and there's no great mystery as to why. ...Read full article

Where do you really come from? That’s a toxic question.

The Washington Post2022-12-09 12:05:31

Where do you really come from? That’s a toxic question. Author: Michele L. Norris
When a British royal aide asked a Black woman where she was from, she spoke multitudes. Most of them bad. ...Read full article

Not Even AI Can Beat the Market These Days

Bloomberg2022-12-09 11:30:13+00:00

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Sen. Kyrsten Sinema leaving the Democratic Party

MSNBC2022-12-09 11:28:10

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema leaving the Democratic Party Author:
Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., is changing her party affiliation to Independent, according to a new interview in Politico. The Morning Joe panel discusses Sen. Sinema's post-midterms announcement. ...Read full article

The Pollution From Inside Your House

Bloomberg2022-12-09 11:05:14+00:00

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My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell as RNC chair would be sadly perfect

MSNBC2022-12-09 11:00:32

My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell as RNC chair would be sadly perfect Author: Dean Obeidallah
Mike Lindell, CEO of "My Pillow," is challenging Republican National Committee Chair Ronna McDaniel to lead the Republican Party. ...Read full article

What might Brittney Griner go through upon return home? A look at her post-release hurdles.

USA Today2022-12-09 11:00:13+00:00

What might Brittney Griner go through upon return home? A look at her post-release hurdles. Author:
After months of captivity in Russia, experts say Brittney Griner and her loved ones will need time to work through the trauma she experienced. ...Read full article

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema switches from Democrat to independent, blames 'extreme partisans'

The Washington Times2022-12-09 06:56:55

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema switches from Democrat to independent, blames 'extreme partisans' Author: Tom Howell Jr., Seth McLaughlin
Democrats will retain enough votes to control the Senate and its committees, but Kyrsten Sinema's decision alters power dynamics within the party and landed with a major thud. ...Read full article

The UK's Tree-Planting Campaign Is Falling Behind

Bloomberg2022-12-09 05:01:00+00:00

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What happened this week? Test how well you paid attention to the news.

USA Today2022-12-09 00:58:57+00:00

What happened this week? Test how well you paid attention to the news. Author:
Did you pay attention this week? Take the USA TODAY current events news quiz for the week of December 3. ...Read full article

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