USA change Iran flag to remove Islamic republic emblem before World Cup clash

The US soccer federation is displaying Iran’s national flag on social media without the emblem of the Islamic Republic, saying it supports protesters in Iran ahead of the two nations’ World Cup match Tuesday. The federation said in a statement…

Mexican prosecutors seek to extradite US suspect in killing of North Carolina woman in San Jose del Cabo

Mexican prosecutors said Thursday they have filed charges against a US woman on suspicion of killing another American seen being beaten in a viral video. Prosecutors in the state of Baja California Sur did not name the suspect in the…

Russia passes ‘Answer to Blinken’ gay propaganda law

Russia’s lower house of parliament has unanimously voted to extend its ban on so-called “gay propaganda”. Under the latest version of the law, any promotion of homosexuality – including in books, films and online – is illegal and carries heavy…

Gunman opens fire at US Walmart causing ‘multiple fatalities’

Several people were killed and injured in a shooting at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia, on Tuesday night, including the shooter, police said, just days after a gunman killed at least five people and injured 25 at a Colorado LGBTQ…

New York’s 1st Black Latina-owned movie theater is ready to grow, owner says

Stuart Cinema & Cafe owner Emelyn Stuart is a solution-oriented person. If there’s a problem, she says there has to be a way to fix it. That’s what led her to start the first Black Latina-owned movie theater in New…

Jay Leno: Comedian released from hospital after being burned in fire

US comedian Jay Leno has been discharged from hospital after receiving treatment for burns suffered in a fire at his California garage. Leno, 72, spent 10 days at a Los Angeles hospital after suffering injuries to his face, chest and…

University of Idaho students stabbed to death in their beds

Nearly a week after four University of Idaho students were found dead in their rental home, a coroner has revealed they were stabbed in their beds. The three young women and young man were probably sleeping when they were attacked…

US lose FIBA rankings’ top spot after 12 years, Spain take over

US men’s basketball team have been knocked off the top of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) world rankings for the first time in over 12 years, with Spain taking over. Spain, who have enjoyed success in recent years including winning…

Nancy Pelosi stands down as leader of US House Democrats

Nancy Pelosi, who has led Democrats in the US House of Representatives for almost two decades, has announced she is standing down from the role. The 82-year-old is the most powerful Democrat in Congress and the first woman to serve…

Google to pay record $391m privacy settlement

Google will pay $391.5m (£330m) to settle allegations about how it collects data from users. The technology giant tracked the location of users who opted out of location services on their devices, 40 US states said. Google has been told…

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