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‘Dicker the Kicker’ awarded another shot for Chargers at 49ers

On Tuesday, he received recognition from the NFL for his performance in the Chargers’ most recent victory. The accomplishment became even more notable Thursday when Cameron Dicker described his first experience with football this way: “I hated it.” Born in Hong Kong, Dicker grew up mostly in Shanghai, his father working abroad as a supply …

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Arizona sigue siendo epicentro de desinformación electoral

Arizona seguía siendo el epicentro de la desinformación postelectoral el jueves, mientras continuaba el conteo de votos en el estado. Muchas de las afirmaciones engañosas que circulaban dos días después de los comicios se centraban en problemas de impresión que impidieron que los contadores de votos leyeran algunas de las boletas. El problema desató teorías …

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Nicole derriba viviendas en la costa atlántica de Florida

VERO BEACH, Florida, EE.UU —  La tormenta tropical Nicole derribó numerosas viviendas que cayeron al océano Atlántico el jueves y amenazaba varios edificios altos en lugares donde el huracán Ian había destruido los rompeolas y otras protecciones semanas atrás. “Numerosas viviendas costeras en Wilbur-by-the-Sea se han derrumbado y otras propiedades están en riesgo”, dijo el comisario …

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California sending first openly gay immigrant to Congress

Long Beach voters are on track to usher in two historic firsts for the region: sending the first LGBTQ immigrant to Congress and electing the city’s first Black mayor. Robert Garcia, the current mayor of Long Beach, is set to become the first openly gay immigrant in the U.S. House of Representatives, after a decisive …

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Bankruptcy is possible, Musk tells Twitter staff amid executive exodus

Elon Musk, in his first address to Twitter employees since purchasing the company for $44 billion, said that bankruptcy was a possibility, according to a person familiar with the matter. The Information and Platformer earlier reported Musk’s bankruptcy statement. Henry Blodget, founder and head of news website Insider and a former stock analyst, tweeted Thursday …

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Tuits con insultos racistas se disparan desde compra de Musk

Las publicaciones con insultos racistas han aumentado en Twitter desde que Elon Musk adquirió la plataforma, pese a las afirmaciones de la red social de que había reducido la actividad de odio, reportó el jueves un grupo defensor de derechos civiles. Investigadores del Centro para Contrarrestar el Odio Digital encontraron que el número de tuits …

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L.A. County Sheriff Villanueva trails Luna in election results

A new round of election results released Thursday show Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva continuing to trail badly against his opponent, Robert Luna, leaving his bid for reelection in jeopardy. The new ballot count shows Villanueva trailing Luna 42% to 58% with more than 1.3 million votes tallied. It is unclear how many ballots …

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Pilotos de F1 critican sanciones mediante puntos

SAO PAULO —  Algunos pilotos de la Fórmula Uno están frustrados con el sistema de sanción mediante puntos, que forma parte de las reglas más estrictas para esta temporada, poniendo a los infractores incluso en riesgo de perderse una carrera. Pierre Gasly, piloto de AlphaTauri, está sólo a dos puntos de quedar suspendido, y dijo el …

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Paul Haggis must pay $7.5-million judgment in rape case

Oscar-winning writer-director Paul Haggis must pay at least $7.5 million to the woman who accused him of raping her during a 2013 encounter at his New York City apartment. The judgment came Thursday after the jury in Haggis’ civil trial found the “Million Dollar Baby” screenwriter liable for the sexual assault on Haleigh Breest, a …

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