Iran faces USA in winner-takes-all match to progress to World Cup knockout stages

Iran faces USA in winner-takes-all match to progress to World Cup knockout stages

CNN — The knockout stage has already arrived for the United States Men’s National Team (USMNT) at the World Cup – nothing less than a win on Tuesday will suffice when it takes on Iran in a winner-takes-all match. Whichever team wins will reach the round-of-16 at Qatar 2022, and for the USMNT, even a … Read more

Iran beats 10-man Wales to keep World Cup qualification hopes alive

Iran beats 10-man Wales to keep World Cup qualification hopes alive

CNN — Two late goals secured Iran a sensational 2-0 win against Wales to maintain its hopes of qualifying for the World Cup knockout stages. Rouzbeh Cheshmi struck from distance to brilliantly give Iran the lead in the 98th minute, while Ramin Rezaeian sealed the win in the 101st minute, securing Iran its first points … Read more

England’s Harry Kane and several other European captains told not to wear ‘OneLove’ armband at World Cup

England's Harry Kane and several other European captains told not to wear 'OneLove' armband at World Cup

CNN — The captains of several European teams will not to wear “OneLove” armbands at the World Cup in Qatar due to the danger of receiving yellow cards. England, the Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Switzerland and Wales were set to participate in the “OneLove” campaign to promote inclusion and oppose discrimination. But those countries’ associations … Read more

Official says oil tanker hit by bomb-carrying drone off Oman

Official says oil tanker hit by bomb-carrying drone off Oman

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An oil tanker associated with an Israeli billionaire has been struck by a bomb-carrying drone off the coast of Oman amid heightened tensions with Iran, an official told The Associated Press on Wednesday. The attack on the Liberian-flagged oil tanker Pacific Zircon happened Tuesday night off the coast of … Read more

Drink these types of coffee to live longer, study says

Drink these types of coffee to live longer, study says

CNN — Drinking two to three cups a day of most types of coffee may protect you from cardiovascular disease and an early death, a new study found. “The results suggest that mild to moderate intake of ground, instant and decaffeinated coffee should be considered part of a healthy lifestyle,” said study author Peter Kistler, … Read more

Tea drinkers enjoy possible health benefits, study suggests

Tea drinkers enjoy possible health benefits, study suggests

A cup of tea just got a bit more relaxing. Tea can be part of a healthy diet and people who drink tea may even be a little more likely to live longer than those who don’t, according to a large study. Tea contains helpful substances known to reduce inflammation. Past studies in China and … Read more

Meghan Markle was ‘happy’ to leave the royal family, get her social media accounts back

Meghan Markle was 'happy' to leave the royal family, get her social media accounts back

Meghan Markle has launched her latest attack on the royal family, saying she was “happy” to leave in part because she lost control of her beloved social media accounts — claiming her images were instead given to people who were “calling my children the N- word.” The 41-year-old rookie podcaster insisted in a scathing interview … Read more

COVID can impair brain function, large study suggests – POLITICO

COVID can impair brain function, large study suggests – POLITICO

Patients recovering from coronavirus infection suffer from increased rates of neurological and psychological problems, according to a wide-ranging observational study published Thursday. Researchers from Oxford University combed through more than a million patient files and discovered that, two years after infection, patients who had recovered from COVID-19 were at a higher risk of psychosis, dementia … Read more

Windsor Castle intruder admitted plan ‘to kill the queen’

Windsor Castle intruder admitted plan 'to kill the queen'

The hooded and masked intruder who busted into Windsor Castle with a high-powered crossbow on Christmas Day had filmed a video bragging of his plans to “assassinate” Queen Elizabeth II, a court heard Wednesday. Jaswant Singh Chail, 20, recorded the video just before he entered the castle grounds — while the 96-year-old monarch was inside … Read more

Nearly 1 million children in London offered polio boosters after virus is detected in sewage

Nearly 1 million children in London offered polio boosters after virus is detected in sewage

CNN — Children living in London will be offered an extra dose of the polio vaccine following the discovery of poliovirus in sewage in the British capital, health authorities announced Wednesday. The UK Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunization said a targeted inactivated polio vaccine booster dose should be offered to all children between the … Read more