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Cameroon vs Serbia and other World Cup news and highlights

Brazil will play Switzerland on Monday in a clash atop the Group G standings, and Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal will face Uruguay. Follow live updates and highlights from the 2022 World Cup.

Barclays CEO says he has cancer but will continue to run the bank

The CEO of Barclays said Monday that he has been diagnosed with cancer.

Kim Kardashian says she's reevaluating relationship with Balenciaga after photo shoot uproar

Kim Kardashian says she is "re-evaluating" her working relationship with Balenciaga after the luxury fashion house featured children cuddling teddy bears dressed in bondage gear in its latest advertising campaign.

Net-zero hotels: 6 top stays for travelers who prioritize sustainability

There's a buzz phrase gaining steam in the world of sustainable travel: Net-zero hotels. In other words, accommodations that are powered entirely by renewable energy sources. Here are six that are leading the way.

First lady Jill Biden chooses 'We the People' as theme for White House holiday decorations

First lady Jill Biden has chosen "We the People" as the theme for the seasonal White House holiday decorations, according to a release from the East Wing.

These are the end-of-year political showdowns that will help decide America's future

America is heading for a year-end political collision that will set the stage for showdowns between the new Republican-led House and the Democrats who still wield power in the Senate and White House.

At the heart of China's protests against zero-Covid, young people cry for freedom

For the first time in decades, thousands of people have defied Chinese authorities to protest at universities and on the streets of major cities, demanding to be freed not only from incessant Covid tests and lockdowns, but strict censorship and the Communist Party's tightening grip over all aspects of life.

Russia's war in Ukraine

Ukraine's national power supplier says it's back at about 80% capacity following Russian strikes that have wreaked havoc on the energy grid ahead of winter. Follow live news updates.

Global markets fall after protests erupt in China over Covid lockdowns

Global markets fell on Monday after widespread protests in China against the country's stringent Covid-19 restrictions roiled investor sentiment.

Improve memory as you age by eating more flavonols, study says

Eating more flavonols, antioxidants found in many vegetables, fruits, tea and wine, may slow your rate of memory loss, a new study finds.

A pilot and passenger have been rescued after a small plane crashed into power lines in Maryland

A pilot and passenger who were stuck in a small plane for nearly seven hours after it crashed Sunday into power lines in Montgomery County, Maryland, have been rescued, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service Chief Scott Goldstein said early Monday morning.

Conscious spending: The finance approach that's both smart and fun

Being wise with your finances doesn't mean living with extreme restrictions. Conscious spending helps you be responsible and indulge in what you enjoy. These tips can help you get started.

Iran calls for US to be kicked out of 2022 World Cup after it changes Iran flag on social media to show support for protesters

Iran state media has called for the US to be kicked out of the 2022 World Cup after US Soccer changed the country's flag on social media to show support for protesters in the country.

BBC journalist 'beaten and kicked by the police' as protests spread across China

Edward Lawrence, a journalist at the BBC, was arrested by police in Shanghai at the scene of protests on Sunday night, according to the BBC and as captured on what appears to be mobile phone footage of the arrest.

Exclusive: World Cup soccer fans stopped by security officials for wearing rainbow-colored items

The World Cup is well underway in Qatar, but issues surrounding LGBTQ+ rights for the Gulf state, world soccer governing body FIFA, teams and fans just won't go away.

Brazil looks to book place in knockout stage without injured star man Neymar

The image of Neymar limping off the pitch, his right ankle visibly swollen, would have left millions of Brazil fans fearing the worst.

Last of the 'Super Tuskers': Saving Kenya's majestic megafauna

In Kenya's Tsavo East National Park, conservationists are fighting to protect the country's last remaining "Super Tuskers" -- male elephants with huge tusks.

Russia backtracks on threat to cut gas supply to Moldova via Ukraine

Russian state gas producer Gazprom withdrew a threat to reduce gas supplies to Moldova from Monday but said it reserved the right to lower or halt flows in future if Moldova failed to make agreed payments.

'A significant severe-weather event will be likely' this week, meteorologists say

A new robust storm system moving into the Pacific Northwest Sunday is expected to spawn severe storms in the South this week.

Protests erupt across China in unprecedented challenge to Xi Jinping's zero-Covid policy

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday faced unprecedented dissent after hundreds of demonstrators protested in cities across China over the weekend against his zero-Covid strategy -- with some daring to openly call for his removal in the streets.

Rare protests are spreading across China. Here's what you need to know

From Shanghai to Beijing, protests have erupted across China in a rare show of dissent against the ruling Communist Party sparked by anger over the country's increasingly costly zero-Covid policy.

Khamenei's niece arrested after calling for foreign governments to cut ties with Iranian regime

Farideh Moradkhani, the niece of Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has been arrested after calling on foreign governments to cut all ties with the Iranian government.

Satay and sambal: 12 foods every Indonesia visitor should try

Ready to enjoy the overwhelming diversity of Indonesian cuisine? Here are a few dishes that offer a sample of the many delicious flavors on offer in the world's largest archipelagic state.

Houston closes schools Monday as city is under boil water notice

All public schools in Houston will be closed Monday after the city issued a boil water notice Sunday evening due to a loss of water pressure at a purification plant, officials said.

University of Idaho students return to campus from break with still no arrest in quadruple killings

University of Idaho students are expected to return to campus Monday from Thanksgiving break despite the lack of a suspect or arrest in the stabbing deaths of four students at an off-campus home.

The search for a missing mother surfaces claims of her lover's 'life of deceit'

Marion Barter won plaudits for her warmth as an elementary school teacher, but in 1997 the 51-year-old mother-of-two became restless, quit her job, sold her house, and flew from Australia's beach-lined Gold Coast to start a new life in Europe.

Chinese-Canadian pop star Kris Wu sentenced to 13 years of prison for rape in China

A Chinese court in Beijing sentenced Chinese-Canadian pop star Kris Wu, also known as Wu Yifan, to 13 years in jail after finding him guilty of sexual offenses, including rape, the court said in a post on its official Weibo account.

NFL star Odell Beckham Jr. removed from Miami flight after refusing to comply with safety protocol, police say

NFL free agent wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. was removed from a Los Angeles-bound American Airlines flight after refusing to comply with safety protocol, according to a police statement. A lawyer for Beckham called the incident "completely unnecessary."

Thousands of US flights delayed Sunday as major storm system hampers travel

A severe weather system across several parts of the United States has prompted the three major airports servicing New York City to urge passengers to arrive early for flights on what is expected to be one of the busiest travel days of the year.

Emma Corrin resuscitates the debate over gender-neutral awards categories

Awards season has barely begun, and one of the stars of streaming's most decorated shows is weighing in on the debate over whether legacy awards shows such as the Oscars, Emmys and BAFTAs should fuse their gendered acting categories to avoid a binary system.

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