For Republicans, Herschel Walker’s candidacy is too big to fail

It would be an exaggeration to say the Republican Party never abandons its own candidates in the wake of controversy. It was, after all, just two weeks ago when Ohio’s J.R. Majewski was caught making claims about his military service that didn’t stand up well to scrutiny, at which point the National Republican Congressional Committee… Continue reading For Republicans, Herschel Walker’s candidacy is too big to fail

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Putin formalizes annexation even as Ukraine forces Russian retreat

Kyiv’s troops broke through earlier this week, threatening a larger thrust that could see them inch closer to the administrative center of Kherson, which has been controlled by the Russians since the early days of the war and is a strategically important port city with access to the Black Sea.  While Moscow’s defense ministry has… Continue reading Putin formalizes annexation even as Ukraine forces Russian retreat

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American citizen Baquer Namazi leaves Iran after being held for more than six years

CNN  —  Baquer Namazi, an elderly American wrongfully detained in Iran, is on his way out of the country for surgery in the United Arab Emirates, his family said in a statement on Wednesday. Namazi, 85, has been detained in Iran for more than six years and is traveling to the Cleveland Clinic in the… Continue reading American citizen Baquer Namazi leaves Iran after being held for more than six years

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Champions League: Napoli thrashes Ajax 6-1

CNN  —  Napoli coach Luciano Spalletti invoked the memory of club legend Diego Maradona after watching his side thrash Ajax 6-1 in the Champions League on Tuesday. The Italian team fell behind early in the match after Mohammed Kudus’ ricocheted goal but replied by demolishing the hosts with an impressive performance. Goals from Giovanni Di… Continue reading Champions League: Napoli thrashes Ajax 6-1

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Aaron Judge: Fan who caught historic home run not sure what he will do with it

CNN  —  Cory Youmans, the fan who caught New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge’s 62nd home run on Tuesday, doesn’t know whether he’ll keep the historic souvenir or give the ball back to Judge. “That’s a good question,” Youmans told CNN affiliate WFAA when asked what he’ll do with the ball, saying, “I haven’t thought… Continue reading Aaron Judge: Fan who caught historic home run not sure what he will do with it

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Why Trump taking Mar-a-Lago battle to SCOTUS likely won’t work

IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser. Now Playing Why Trump taking Mar-a-Lago battle to SCOTUS likely won’t work 09:02 UP NEXT Warnings of GOP dystopia become bigger part of Dems midterm message 05:08 Oath Keepers trial is DOJ’s ‘biggest case and biggest challenge’ 04:49 Daughter of… Continue reading Why Trump taking Mar-a-Lago battle to SCOTUS likely won’t work

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Greenpeace campaigners disrupt Liz Truss’s party conference speech

CNN  —  Protesters from the environmental group Greenpeace were ejected from the Conservative Party conference on Wednesday after disrupting British Prime Minister Liz Truss’s first speech as leader. Two female activists held up a flag that read “Who voted for this?” before they were escorted out of the conference center in Birmingham by security guards… Continue reading Greenpeace campaigners disrupt Liz Truss’s party conference speech

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Miss Crimea fined by Russian authorities for singing patriotic Ukrainian song

Kyiv CNN  —  A beauty queen who was named Miss Crimea 2022 has been fined 40,000 Russian rubles (around $680) by occupying Russian authorities for singing the patriotic Ukrainian song “Chervona Kalyna,” according to Russian state media and pro-Russian regional authorities. Olga Valeeva was spared a jail sentence because she has children who are underage,… Continue reading Miss Crimea fined by Russian authorities for singing patriotic Ukrainian song

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Nobel chemistry prize awarded to trio for attaching molecules

This year’s Nobel Prize in chemistry has been awarded in equal parts to Carolyn R. Bertozzi, Morten Meldal and K. Barry Sharpless for developing way of “snapping molecules together” that can be used to design medicines. Their work, known as click chemistry and bioorthogonal reactions, is used to make cancer drugs, map DNA and create… Continue reading Nobel chemistry prize awarded to trio for attaching molecules

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President Joe Biden kinda, maybe made a 2024 re-election announcement

When President Bill Clinton and his political team prepared for his 1996 re-election bid, Clinton didn’t bother to hold an official campaign kickoff event. The Clinton-Gore re-election team instead simply opened its campaign headquarters in April 1995. So obvious was the fact that the president would be seeking a second term that he just steamed… Continue reading President Joe Biden kinda, maybe made a 2024 re-election announcement

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China bans residents from leaving Xinjiang, just weeks after its last Covid lockdown

Editor’s Note: A version of this story appears in CNN’s Meanwhile in China newsletter, a three-times-a-week update exploring what you need to know about the country’s rise and how it impacts the world. Sign up here. Hong Kong CNN  —  China has banned residents from leaving Xinjiang over a Covid-19 outbreak – just weeks after… Continue reading China bans residents from leaving Xinjiang, just weeks after its last Covid lockdown

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Seoul’s reprisal blows up as U.S., South Korea respond to North Korean missile test

South Korea’s military acknowledged the malfunction hours after internet users raised alarm about the blast and posted social media videos showing an orange ball of flames emerging from an area they described as near the air force base. It said it was investigating what caused the “abnormal flight” of the missile. The U.S. and South… Continue reading Seoul’s reprisal blows up as U.S., South Korea respond to North Korean missile test

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Miss Crimea fined by Russian authorities for singing patriotic Ukrainian song

Governor of the Kyiv region, Oleksiy Kuleba, speaks during an interview in Kyiv on March 8. (Valentyn Ogirenko/Reuters) Russian forces on Wednesday launched repeated attacks with Iranian-supplied “kamikaze drones” against targets in Ukraine’s Kyiv region and to the south in Odesa, killing at least one person, according to Ukrainian officials.  “There have been a repeated series… Continue reading Miss Crimea fined by Russian authorities for singing patriotic Ukrainian song

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Indonesia soccer tragedy: Survivors recount horror of stadium tragedy as officials say locked exits contributed to crush

Jakarta, Indonesia CNN  —  Fans attempting to escape the chaos that erupted at Indonesia’s Kanjuruhan Stadium last Saturday became trapped after security failed to open multiple exit gates, according to the national football association, contributing to the crowd crush in which at least 131 people died. Security forces are facing mounting anger over their role… Continue reading Indonesia soccer tragedy: Survivors recount horror of stadium tragedy as officials say locked exits contributed to crush

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American citizen Baquer Namazi flies out of Iran after six years of detention

An American citizen arrived safely in Oman on Wednesday after more than six years in detention in Iran, but one of his sons remains imprisoned in Tehran, his family said. Baquer Namazi, 85, flew to Oman’s capital, Muscat, from Iran and is due to travel on to the United Arab Emirates, where he will undergo… Continue reading American citizen Baquer Namazi flies out of Iran after six years of detention

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Live updates: Russia’s war in Ukraine

Governor of the Kyiv region, Oleksiy Kuleba, speaks during an interview in Kyiv on March 8. (Valentyn Ogirenko/Reuters) Russian forces on Wednesday launched repeated attacks with Iranian-supplied “kamikaze drones” against targets in Ukraine’s Kyiv region and to the south in Odesa, killing at least one person, according to Ukrainian officials.  “There have been a repeated series… Continue reading Live updates: Russia’s war in Ukraine

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Live updates: Russia’s war in Ukraine

Governor of the Kyiv region, Oleksiy Kuleba, speaks during an interview in Kyiv on March 8. (Valentyn Ogirenko/Reuters) Russian forces on Wednesday launched repeated attacks with Iranian-supplied “kamikaze drones” against targets in Ukraine’s Kyiv region and to the south in Odesa, killing at least one person, according to Ukrainian officials.  “There have been a repeated series… Continue reading Live updates: Russia’s war in Ukraine

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Hans Niemann: Teenage grandmaster ‘likely cheated’ in dozens of matches, Chess.com claims

CNN  —  Teenage chess grandmaster Hans Niemann “likely cheated” in more than 100 online matches, including ones with prize money involved, according to an investigation by one of the sport’s most popular websites. The 72-page report by Chess.com was released on Tuesday, a month after controversy erupted at a top tournament when the world chess… Continue reading Hans Niemann: Teenage grandmaster ‘likely cheated’ in dozens of matches, Chess.com claims

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‘It is going to be emotional’: Residents of Florida island cut off from the mainland by Hurricane Ian are set to return to survey ‘unlivable’ homes

CNN  —  A week after Hurricane Ian slammed into Florida, residents of one of its barrier islands will be allowed to return to view their homes Wednesday for the first time since the storm devastated the once tranquil community. Ian wiped out a portion of the causeway connecting Sanibel Island to the mainland, setting the… Continue reading ‘It is going to be emotional’: Residents of Florida island cut off from the mainland by Hurricane Ian are set to return to survey ‘unlivable’ homes

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Truss must make the speech of her life to turn her fortunes around

Birmingham, England CNN  —  Despite only having been in the job a month, British Prime Minister Liz Truss must make the speech of her life on Wednesday if she’s to get her nascent premiership back on track. Her government was forced to make a screeching U-turn on Monday over a proposal to cut the top… Continue reading Truss must make the speech of her life to turn her fortunes around

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Remains of teen missing since 1969 identified almost a decade after they were found

Human remains found in Pennsylvania almost a decade ago have been identified as those of a 14-year-old girl who disappeared in 1969, state police said Tuesday. The remains of Joan Marie Dymond, who disappeared from a park in Wilkes-Barre on June 25, 1969, were found in 2012 but were only recently identified, police said. “We… Continue reading Remains of teen missing since 1969 identified almost a decade after they were found

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Aaron Judge breaks single-season American League home run record with No. 62

CNN  —  New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge broke Roger Maris’ single-season American League home run record, hitting his 62nd blast of the year in a game Tuesday against the Texas Rangers. Judge connected for the record home run off Rangers starting pitcher Jesus Tinoco in the first inning of the second game of a… Continue reading Aaron Judge breaks single-season American League home run record with No. 62

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World’s oldest living dog passes away at 22 years old

TAYLORS, S.C. (FOX Carolina) – A Greenville County toy fox terrier that recently set a world record as the oldest living dog passed away on Monday. Pebbles died peacefully at home from natural causes – just 5 months shy of her 23rd birthday. FOX Carolina’s Zach Prelutsky sat down with Pebbles and her owners, Bobby… Continue reading World’s oldest living dog passes away at 22 years old

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Northeastern employee staged bomb incident, faces federal charges, FBI says

KAREN: INVESTIGATORS SAY THE MORE THEY SPOKE WITH JASON DUHAIME, THE MORE HIS STORY DID NOT ADD UP. >> WE BELIEVE MR. DUHAIME WANTED TO BE THE VICTIM BUT INSTEAD VICTIMIZED HIS ENTIRE COMMUNITY BY INSTILLING FEAR AT COLLEGE CAMPUSES IN MASSACHUSETTS AND BEYOND. KAREN: JASON DUHAIME REPEATEDLY CALLED 911 AND SAID WHEN HE OPENED… Continue reading Northeastern employee staged bomb incident, faces federal charges, FBI says

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Detainee fatally shot by federal agent at El Paso Border Patrol station, officials say

A detainee at a U.S. Border Patrol station in El Paso, Texas, was fatally shot by one or more federal agents Tuesday, authorities said. The FBI said in a statement that the person died after the incident at the Ysleta U.S. Border Patrol Station. A person died after being been transported to a local hospital… Continue reading Detainee fatally shot by federal agent at El Paso Border Patrol station, officials say

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