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UK royals arrive in Boston to showcase youthful monarchy

BOSTON (AP) — The Prince and Princess of Wales embarked Wednesday on their first overseas trip since the death of Queen Elizabeth II, aiming to showcase the younger face of a monarchy that is tackling important issues like climate change as it attempts to remain relevant in a modern, multicultural Britain. The three-day trip to …

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Japan investigators raid Dentsu in widening Olympic probe

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese prosecutors raided the headquarters of major advertising company Dentsu on Friday, as the investigation into corruption related to the Tokyo Olympics widened. Major local TV broadcasters showed Tokyo District Prosecutors and Japan Fair Trade Commission officials entering Dentsu headquarters. Dentsu dominates event organizing, marketing and public relations in Japan. It helped …

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Germany players cover mouths at World Cup in FIFA protest

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Germany’s players covered their mouths for their team photo before their opening World Cup match in an apparent rebuke of FIFA’s clampdown on plans to wear armbands to protest discrimination in host nation Qatar. The team lined up in the traditional formation before Wednesday’s game against Japan and each of the …

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Workers protest, beaten at virus-hit Chinese iPhone factory

BEIJING (AP) — Employees at the world’s biggest Apple iPhone factory were beaten and detained in protests over pay amid anti-virus controls, according to witnesses and videos on social media Wednesday, as tensions mount over Chinese efforts to combat a renewed rise in infections . Videos that said they were filmed at the factory in …

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Arab world revels in Saudi win over Argentina at World Cup

LUSAIL, Qatar (AP) — Overjoyed fans erupted in celebration around the Arab world Tuesday after Saudi Arabia’s shocking World Cup win over Argentina. From Syria and Jordan to Gaza and Qatar — host of this year’s World Cup — fans basked in Saudi Arabia’s achievement, one of the biggest upsets in the tournament’s history. Immediately …

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Iranian who inspired ‘The Terminal’ dies at Paris airport

PARIS (AP) — An Iranian man who lived for 18 years in Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport and whose saga loosely inspired the Steven Spielberg movie “The Terminal” died Saturday in the airport that he long called home, officials said. Mehran Karimi Nasseri died after a heart attack in the airport’s Terminal 2F around midday, …

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Elon Musk faces trial against heavy metal drummer over $56 billion paycheck

Elon Musk will face an unexpected adversary in a US court next week. Richard Tornetta, a small Tesla shareholder and drummer for ‘Dawn of Correction’, a Philadelphia-based thrash metal band who played in concerts in the mid-2000s, has sued Elon Musk’s Tesla, calling its pay packet “unfair”. Tornetta in a 2018 argument had alleged that …

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Netflix shows the evolution of Princess Diana’s feelings through her wardrobe, per Royal expert

Netflix’s hit series “The Crown” will release its fifth season and a lot of the plot will focus on a fan favorite character, the late Princess Dianamother of Prince Harry and Prince William and the first wife of the now King Charles III. Princess Diana is remembered for many things but mainly for her fashion …

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