Former Barcelona star Giovani dos Santos suffers gruesome injury

Former Barcelona star Giovani dos Santos suffers gruesome injury

 

Former Barcelona star Giovani dos Santos suffers gruesome injury. Club America forward Giovani dos Santos was hospitalized after suffering a gruesome leg injury during Saturday’s match against C.D. Guadalajara.

“Giovani dos Santos underwent a medical evaluation where it was determined he suffered an injury to his right quadriceps,” Club America said in a tweet. “A bone lesion has been ruled out.”
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Volkswagen’s CEO and chairman charged in Germany over diesel emissions scandal

Volkswagen’s CEO and chairman charged in Germany over diesel emissions scandal

 

Volkswagen’s CEO and chairman charged in Germany over diesel emissions scandal. Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess and the company’s chairman, Hans Dieter Pötsch, were charged by German prosecutors on Tuesday with stock market manipulation tied to the carmaker’s diesel emissions scandal.

The two executives are accused of failing to disclose the huge financial risks of the diesel scandal to shareholders in a timely fashion.
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Singapore Grand Prix: Humidity meets hedonism during Asia’s most punishing race

Singapore Grand Prix: Humidity meets hedonism during Asia’s most punishing race

 

Singapore Grand Prix: Humidity meets hedonism during Asia’s most punishing race. Imagine driving at speeds so fast that it feels like a 45 kilogram dumbbell is pressing against your head, and you’re wearing so much heavy gear that you’re quickly drenched in sweat.

Now, imagine doing that for two hours. That’s what Formula One drivers will be experiencing this weekend during the only full night race of the F1 season in Singapore,
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Netanyahu faces uncertain future as he trails in Israeli election re-run

Netanyahu faces uncertain future as he trails in Israeli election re-run

 

Netanyahu faces uncertain future as he trails in Israeli election re-run. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s grip on power was hanging in the balance Wednesday after local TV channels projected him trailing his centrist rival Benny Gantz by just one seat, following a re-run general election.

Both Netanyahu and Gantz have vowed they can form a government,
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Australia names academic held in Iran for almost a year

Australia names academic held in Iran for almost a year

 

The Australia government has identified the person who has been held in Iran for almost a year as university lecturer Kylie Moore-Gilbert.

Moore-Gilbert is one of three Australian citizens detained in Iran, according to the government. The other two Australians were previously identified as Jolie Ellen King and Mark Firkin. News of the arrests came amid tensions between Iran and United States and its allies,
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Three dead as extreme weather batters southeastern Spain

Three dead as extreme weather batters southeastern Spain

 

 

A third person has died in Spain as extreme weather continues to sweep across the southeast of the country.

The latest fatality occurred in the city of Almeria, where a man drowned when his car became trapped in a tunnel, the AFP news agency reported. A tweet from Almeria city hall revealed that the tunnel was “flooded by a huge amount of water in a few minutes,”
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India is trying to reconnect with lost lunar lander on the surface of the moon

India is trying to reconnect with lost lunar lander on the surface of the moon

 

India has located the lander from its Chandrayaan-2 mission to soft land a rover on the moon but has not yet been able to establish communication, India’s space agency said.

The historic mission appeared to end in failure on Saturday after scientists lost contact with the Vikram lander moments before touching down on the lunar surface.
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Hong Kong’s protests are taking a toll on restaurant and hotel workers

Hong Kong’s protests are taking a toll on restaurant and hotel workers

 

Hong Kong’s protests are taking a toll on restaurant and hotel workers. Months of political unrest in Hong Kong have upended business in the city. Now restaurant and hospitality workers are feeling the pain.

Union officials told CNN Business last week that restaurants are laying off workers and forcing them to take unpaid leave.
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Carrie Lam says she’d quit as Hong Kong leader if she could according to leaked tape

Carrie Lam says she’d quit as Hong Kong leader if she could, according to leaked tape

 

Carrie Lam says she’d quit as Hong Kong leader if she could according to leaked tape. Hong Kong’s beleaguered leader Carrie Lam has said she would quit if she had a choice and blamed herself for causing “unforgivable havoc” that has led to months of anti-government protests in the city, according to a leaked audio recording obtained by Reuters.

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