Diego Maradona dies after suffering cardiac arrest

Diego Maradona dies after suffering cardiac arrest

 

Argentina soccer legend Diego Maradona has died after suffering a cardiac arrest at the age of 60, his lawyer Matias Morla confirmed to CNN.

The Argentine Football Association confirmed the news on Wednesday and posted a short message on its social media platforms. A cardiac arrest is the result of electrical disturbances that cause the heart to suddenly stop beating.

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China looms as Biden’s biggest foreign policy challenge Here’s where he stands

China looms as Biden’s biggest foreign policy challenge Here’s where he stands

 

China looms as Biden’s biggest foreign policy challenge Here’s where he stands. As United States President-elect Joe Biden faces an ugly, potentially contested transition, foreign policy may be the last thing on his mind.

But in capitals around the world, foreign leaders are already clamoring for his attention, hoping to reset relationships and restore norms that shifted under President Donald Trump.

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McCain’s revenge Biden’s win in Arizona is more than that

McCain’s revenge Biden’s win in Arizona is more than that

 

McCain’s revenge Biden’s win in Arizona is more than that. It’s tempting to say that President Donald Trump’s loss of Arizona is the revenge of the late US Sen. John McCain.

As a candidate, Trump said of the Arizona senator, who endured five and a half years at the notorious Vietnam prison nicknamed the Hanoi Hilton,

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‘Dejected’ Trump continues to waffle over waging baseless election fight

‘Dejected’ Trump continues to waffle over waging baseless election fight

 

How much longer President Donald Trump continues waging battle over an election he lost remained in question Thursday as more of his advisers voiced doubt his gambit to contest the results would succeed. One person who spoke to him called him “dejected” over the ordeal.

Trump himself was waffling by the hour and day between a pugilistic desire to keep fighting and a more resigned attitude that his efforts will ultimately fail,

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GOP sees Trump’s election challenges as likely to fail and urges White House to take steps towards transition

GOP sees Trump’s election challenges as likely to fail and urges White House to take steps towards transition

 

 

Cracks are growing in the GOP defense of President Donald Trump’s long-shot effort to overturn the 2020 election outcome, with many top Republicans contending that Joe Biden should immediately get national security briefings, some calling for the official transition process to begin and others are acknowledging that Trump stands little chance at reversing results clearly showing he lost.

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State Department is preventing Biden from accessing messages from foreign leaders

State Department is preventing Biden from accessing messages from foreign leaders

 

A stack of messages from foreign leaders to President-elect Joe Biden are sitting at the State Department but the Trump administration is preventing him from accessing them, according to State Department officials familiar with the messages.

Traditionally, the State Department supports all communications for the President-elect, which is why many countries began sending messages to State over the weekend.

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What a Masters like no other might be like

What a Masters like no other might be like

 

Danny Willett didn’t know that he was leading the Masters in 2016; it was only on his way to the bathroom, between the 15th green and the 16th tee, that the patrons of Augusta National began calling out to him: “Look up, you’re leading The Masters!”

He glanced up to the leaderboard and saw that it was true,
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‘Maybe the greatest golf shot you’ll ever see’: Jon Rahm skips ball across pond in amazing hole-in-one at the Masters

‘Maybe the greatest golf shot you’ll ever see’: Jon Rahm skips ball across pond in amazing hole-in-one at the Masters

 

 

Jon Rahm, on his 26th birthday, produced potentially one of the all-time best golf shots during a practice round on Tuesday ahead of the 2020 Masters.

The Spanish golfer skipped the ball across the pond on hole No. 16, as is tradition in the practice rounds in the lead-up to the iconic major in Augusta,

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Hong Kong journalist appears in court as crackdown fears grow

Hong Kong journalist appears in court as crackdown fears grow

 

 

An award-winning Hong Kong journalist appeared in court Tuesday, on charges related to her role in helping to investigate alleged police mishandling of a violent mob attack on democracy supporters in 2019.

The case has intensified concerns over shrinking press freedoms in the semi-autonomous Chinese city, as authorities continue to crackdown on prominent figures linked to last year’s anti-government protest movement.

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The scientists who developed the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine are a Turkish-German power couple

The scientists who developed the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine are a Turkish-German power couple

 

Scientists Ugur Sahin and Ozlem Tureci have dedicated their lives to the field of oncology and infectious diseases, and spent years pioneering personalized immunotherapy treatments for cancer.

But amid the coronavirus pandemic, the couple’s groundbreaking research in the field of modified genetic code has catapulted them into the public eye, as the brains behind the world’s first effective coronavirus vaccine.

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