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Iran Soccer Team Begrudgingly Sings Anthem, Then Plays Their Hearts Out

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As protests roil their home country to a crisis point, athletes on world stage are scrutinized.
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Iran's World Cup victory stirs joy, but tensions over protests persist

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World Cup Fans Supporting Iran Protest Have Items Seized: Report

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Fans supportive of Iran's government also reportedly harassed those showing their support for the demonstrations against Iran's regime.
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Iranians at World Cup react after last-minute defeat of Wales

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Facing elimination, Iran were almost unrecognisable from the side beaten 6-2 by England in their opener.
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Iran Government Supporters Confront Protesters at World Cup

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Irans political turmoil is casting a shadow also over Irans second match at the World Cup, with pro-government fans harassing anti-government fans outside the stadium in Qatar. Unlike in their first match against England, the Iran players sang along to their national anthem before the match against Wales. Some Iran fans confiscated Persian pre-revolutionary Iranian flags from supporters entering the stadium and shouted insults at those wearing shirts with the slogan of the countrys protest movement, Woman, Life, Freedom. Small mobs of men angrily chanted The Islamic Republic of Iran at...
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FIFA World Cup 2022: Bracket, standings as Brazil join England, France...

FIFA World Cup 2022: Bracket, standings as Brazil join England, France, Netherlands in quarterfinals

The round of 16 participants were finalized on Friday and we are a couple weeks away from a champions being crowned Read more ...

SCOTUS hears case arguing LGBTQ rights, freedom of speech violations

SCOTUS hears case arguing LGBTQ rights, freedom of speech violations

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court is tasked with deciding whether a wedding website designer is allowed to refuse to make websites for same-sex couples. A crowd gathered... Read more ...

Man who shot Lady Gaga's dog walker gets 21 years in prison

Man who shot Lady Gaga's dog walker gets 21 years in prison

The man who shot Lady Gaga's dog walker and stole her French bulldogs last year has taken a plea deal and was sentenced to 21 years in prison. Read more ...

US secretly modified HIMARS sent to Ukraine - WSJ

US secretly modified HIMARS sent to Ukraine - WSJ

The artillery systems were allegedly altered so they couldn't fire long-range missiles into Russia The HIMARS rocket launchers Ukraine received from Washington have been... Read more ...

Gaming commission hears no objections to casino-based sports betting licenses

Gaming commission hears no objections to casino-based sports betting licenses

After a few hours of silence, it became abundantly clear no one would speak against the three casinos hoping to take bets on professional and some college sports next... Read more ...

Amber Heard appeal alleges errors led to Johnny Depp's win in defamation trial

Amber Heard appeal alleges errors led to Johnny Depp's win in defamation trial

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Ravens coach: QB Lamar Jackson 'week to week' with knee injury

Ravens coach: QB Lamar Jackson 'week to week' with knee injury

Baltimore coach John Harbaugh sounded doubtful about Lamar Jackson's availability for Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Read more ...

18 Last-Minute Gifts for Everyone on Your List

18 Last-Minute Gifts for Everyone on Your List

No matter how hard you may try to get all your shopping done before the holidays arrive , there are always a few gifts that get left for the final hours. Though you may... Read more ...

Salesforce executive exits help push stock to its lowest point since March 2020

With Stewart Butterfield's departure from Slack on Monday, Salesforce shares continued a drop from last week, spurred by the exit of co-CEO Bret Taylor. Read more ...

Los Angeles Bans New Oil Wells, Plans to Close Existing Ones

The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously on Friday to ban new oil and gas wells in the city and eventually close existing ones Read more ...