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U.S. Soccer to Pay Women's and Men's Teams Equally in Milestone Agreement (86)
CHESTER, PA - APRIL 12: USA women celebrate a goal during the game between the USA Womans National Soccer team and Uzbekistan on April 12, 2022 at Subaru Park in Chester, PA. Andy Lewis/Icon Sportswire-Getty Images By ANNE M. PETERSON and RONALD BLUM / AP May 18, 2022 8:31 AM EDT The U.S.
Russia expels 2 Finnish diplomats in tit-for-tat move (15)
Russian Foreign Ministry condemns Finland's 'confrontational' stance toward Moscow Elena Teslova | 17.05.2022 MOSCOW Russia on Tuesday declared two Finnish diplomats persona non grata in a retaliatory move. Finland's Ambassador Antti Helantera was summoned by the Russian Foreign Ministry and handed a note ordering the diplomats to leave Moscow. In a statement, the ministry said it strongly protested Finland's earlier
World's tallest building engulfed as Mideast sandstorms hit UAE (8)
The skyline of the Gulf emirate of Dubai, with a mosque in the foreground, during a heavy sandstorm, May 18, 2022. (AFP) May 18, 2022 10:30 DUBAI: The world's tallest building disappeared behind a grey layer of dust on Wednesday as sandstorms that have swept the Middle East hit the United Arab Emirates, prompting weather and traffic warnings. The 828-meter (2,716 ft, 6ins) Burj Khalifa, which towers over Dubai and
Pollution behind 1 in 6 global deaths in 2019: study (12)
Outside air pollution is a growing threat - Arif ALI by Kelly MACNAMARA May 17, 2022 - Paris (AFP) Pollution caused some 9 million people to die prematurely in 2019, according to a new global report published Wednesday, with experts raising alarm over increasing deaths from breathing outside air and the "horrifying" toll of lead poisoning. Human-created waste in the air, water and soil rarely kills people
Need new Chaplin to show cinema of our time not silent: Zelenskyy in video message at Cannes (12)
In a video message at the Cannes Film Festival, Volodymyr Zelenskyy asked the cinema world to show solidarity with the Ukrainians in the face of the Russian invasion. India Today Web Desk New Delhi May 18, 2022 UPDATED: May 18, 2022 02:20 IST Volodymyr Zelenskyy appears during the opening ceremony of the Cannes Film Festival.
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