Europe

Germany out of World Cup despite 4-2 win over Costa Rica

AL KHOR, Qatar (AP) – Consecutive early exits at world Cup German coach Hansi Flick wants to get back to basics. The four-time champions were once again knocked out of the group stage, four years after their embarrassing performance as defending champions in Russia. Something has to change, Flick said after a 4-2 win over …

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Confusion deepens over whether any of 4 University of Idaho students were targeted with fatal stab wounds

CNN — Detectives don’t know if one or more of the four University of Idaho students killed in their off-campus home last month were specifically targeted, police said on Wednesday – in what may be their biggest gap by compared to their previous statements. Police say they are reacting specifically to information they say a …

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NATO renews membership vow for Ukraine, promises arms and aid

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — NATO on Tuesday doubled its commitment to one day include Ukraine, a commitment that some officials and analysts say helped spark the Russian invasion this year. The world’s largest security alliance has also pledged to send more aid to Ukrainian forces stuck in battle with Russian troops. US Secretary of State …

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Iran take on the United States in a winner-takes-all match to advance to the World Cup Round of 16

CNN — After days of political tension and off-pitch pranks between countries, the knockout stage has already arrived for the United States Men’s National Team (USMNT) at the World Cup – nothing less than a victory on Tuesday will be enough when he faces Iran in a winner-takes-all match. Whichever team wins will reach the …

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Portugal vs Uruguay: Pitch invader with rainbow flag interrupts World Cup game

CNN — The world Cup The match between Portugal and Uruguay was briefly interrupted by a pitch invader waving a rainbow flag on the pitch at the iconic Lusail stadium on Monday. FIFA’s global television feed avoided showing the pitch invader, but the individual could be seen running around the pitch following the flag as …

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US Crude Turns Positive, Brent Trims Losses on OPEC+ Cut Rumors

US crude reverses losses on rumors of OPEC+ production cuts WTI lowest since December 2021, Brent lowest since January 2022 Shanghai clashes as COVID protests erupt across China Nov 28 (Reuters) – Global oil benchmarks fell back from their lowest levels in nearly a year on Monday as U.S. crude ended positive, buoyed by talk …

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China’s lockdown protests have spread to overseas campuses and cities

HONG KONG, Nov 28 (Reuters) – Protests against China’s strict zero-COVID policy and restrictions on freedoms has spread to at least a dozen cities around the world in a show of solidarity with rare demonstrations of defiance in China over the weekend. Dissidents and expatriate students held vigils and small-scale protests in cities around the …

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Exclusive: US plans to send 100-mile strike weapon to Ukraine

WASHINGTON, Nov 28 (Reuters) – The Pentagon is considering a Boeing proposal to supply Ukraine with small, inexpensive precision bombs mounted on abundantly available rockets, allowing Kyiv to strike far behind Russian lines as the West is struggling to meet the demand for additional armaments. US and allied military stocks are dwindling and Ukraine faces …

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