England vs. Senegal: Euro 2020 finalist to face African champions for place in World Cup quarter-finals

CNN — Sunday’s round of 16 matches will see the winner of the 2018 World Cup, the current African champion and one of the Euro 2020 finalists. First up is reigning World Cup champions France to face Poland at Al Thumama Stadium in the early game, before perhaps the highlight of the day when England … Read more

Wealthy Russian businessman arrested in London on suspicion of multiple crimes, including money laundering

CNN — A wealthy Russian businessman has been arrested as part of a “major operation” on suspicion of multiple offenses, the United Kingdom’s National Crime Agency said in a statement on Saturday. The 58-year-old man was arrested Thursday at his “multi-million pound London residence by agents of the NCA’s Combatting Kleptocracy Cell” on suspicion of … Read more

As respiratory viruses strain America’s health care systems, the Biden administration talks about how it is willing to help

CNN — Nearly 20,000 people in the United States were hospitalized for the flu last week, nearly double the number of admissions from the previous week, according to data updated Friday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC estimates there have been at least 8.7 million illnesses, 78,000 hospitalizations, and 4,500 … Read more

Ukrainian embassies across Europe receive bloody packages with ‘animal eyes’

CNN — According to Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba, more than a dozen letters containing explosives or animal parts have been sent to Ukrainian diplomats around the world. “This campaign is designed to instill fear,” Kuleba told CNN’s Matthew Chance in an exclusive interview in Kyiv on Friday. There have been 17 cases of embassies … Read more

Takeoff: Houston police are making arrests for the murder of a rapper

CNN — A man has been arrested and charged with murder in connection with the murder of rapper Takeoff, Houston police chief Troy Finner announced at a news conference Friday. Patrick Xavier Clark, 33, was arrested Thursday night on the east side of Houston, Texas. Another man, Cameron Joshua, 22, was arrested last month and … Read more

Europe agrees to limit the price of Russian oil to $60 a barrel

London CNN affairs — The European Union has reached a consensus on the price at which Russian oil should be capped, just days before import bans on most products come into effect. There was news of the deal, which required the approval of the remaining Poland confirmed on Twitter by European Commission President Ursula von … Read more

Macron arrives at the White House for the Biden administration’s first state visit

CNN — US President Joe Biden is taking part in a spate of events as part of his first state visit since taking office, meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron after welcoming him and his wife, Brigitte Macron, on Thursday. The Macrons’ trip to the White House marks their second time as guests of honor … Read more

Jacinda Ardern and Sanna Marin responded to the reporter’s question about age and gender

As two of the youngest heads of government and among a small percentage of world women leaders, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her Finnish counterpart Sanna Marin have long had questions about their age and gender. But they quickly shot a journalist who asked on Wednesday about the purpose of the first-ever visit … Read more

Jeffrey Epstein’s estate reaches $105 million settlement with U.S. Virgin Islands

CNN — A nine-figure settlement has been signed between Jeffrey Epstein’s estate and the U.S. Virgin Islands, according to the Attorney General of the Islands. Epstein’s estate — as well as two co-defendants and 10 entities created by Epstein — will pay more than $105 million in cash to the government of the U.S. Virgin … Read more

Survivors of Uvalde File Class Action Lawsuit to Demand $27 Billion from Law Enforcement, School District and Others

CNN — Survivors of the fatal mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas have filed a $27 billion class action lawsuit against multiple Texas law enforcement agencies, according to court documents. The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in federal court in Austin, names the city, the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District, the school district police … Read more