Lionel Messi helps keep Argentina’s World Cup hopes alive with moment of magic against Mexico

Lionel Messi helps keep Argentina's World Cup hopes alive with moment of magic against Mexico

CNN — Yet another moment of Lionel Messi magic helped salvage Argentina’s World Cup hopes at Qatar 2022 as The Albiceleste secured a much-needed victory over Mexico. The 2-0 win certainly wasn’t pretty, with Argentina struggling to create many clear-cut chances against a stubborn Mexico team that itself also offered very little threat going forward. … Read more

Bolsonaro contests Brazil election loss, wants votes voided

Bolsonaro contests Brazil election loss, wants votes voided

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — More than three weeks after losing a reelection bid, President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday blamed a software bug and demanded the electoral authority cancel votes cast on most of Brazil’s nation’s electronic voting machines, though independent experts say the bug doesn’t ‘t affect the reliability of results. Such an action would … Read more

Saudi Arabia vs Argentina: Lionel Messi’s team in one of the biggest upsets in World Cup history

Saudi Arabia vs Argentina: Lionel Messi's team in one of the biggest upsets in World Cup history

Lusail, Qatar CNN — Saudi Arabia produced one of the biggest upsets in World Cup history Tuesday, beating Lionel Messi’s Argentina 2-1 in an astonishing Group C match. Many had expected the South American team, ranked third in the world, unbeaten for three years and among the favorites to win the tournament, to sweep aside … Read more

Richarlison: Brazil forward racially abused as fan throws banana at him during 5-1 victory over Tunisia in France

Richarlison: Brazil forward racially abused as fan throws banana at him during 5-1 victory over Tunisia in France

CNN — Brazil’s impressive end to its World Cup preparation was overshadowed by racist abuse as forward Richarlison had a banana thrown at him by a fan during the 5-1 victory over Tunisia in Paris on Tuesday. The Tottenham Hotspur star scored Brazil’s second goal but as he celebrated a banana was thrown at him … Read more

Myles Garrett: Cleveland Browns defensive end released from hospital after car crash

Myles Garrett: Cleveland Browns defensive end released from hospital after car crash

CNN — Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett has been released from hospital after he was involved in a car crash in Sharon Township, about 40 miles south of Cleveland, his agent Nicole Lynn confirmed to CNN on Tuesday. Garrett and a passenger were transported to the hospital with what Ohio State Highway Patrol Sergeant … Read more

Spain, Brazil report first monkeypox deaths outside Africa | Health News

Spain, Brazil report first monkeypox deaths outside Africa |  Health News

About 70 percent of cases in the outbreak that began in May have been found in Europe and 25 percent in the Americas. Spain and Brazil have reported one death each from monkeypox in what are thought to be the first fatalities linked to an outbreak of the disease that began in early May. Spain … Read more

Spain, Brazil report first monkeypox deaths outside Africa | Health News

Spain, Brazil report first monkeypox deaths outside Africa |  Health News

About 70 percent of cases in the outbreak that began in May have been found in Europe and 25 percent in the Americas. Spain and Brazil have reported one death each from monkeypox in what are thought to be the first fatalities linked to an outbreak of the disease that began in early May. Spain … Read more

Rio police raid on favela kills at least 18, sparks anger

Rio police raid on favela kills at least 18, sparks anger

By DIARLEI RODRIGUES and DIANE JEANTET July 21, 2022 GMT https://apnews.com/article/caribbean-rio-de-janeiro-26dbb7833baf45d61d1e8c95fa30e045 RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A police operation Thursday targeting gang members in Rio de Janeiro’s largest complex of favelas, or low-income communities, left at least 18 people dead in one of the deadliest raids the city has seen recently and one already bringing … Read more