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Sources: Arsenal, USMNT’s Turner agree terms

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Arsenal has agreed to terms with the New England Revolution on the transfer of United States international goalkeeper Matt Turner, sources tell ESPN’s Taylor Twellman. A source with knowledge of the discussions told ESPN that the fee for Turner’s transfer is $6 million up front and could be as much......

Why DeAndre Yedlin, USMNT star, is coming home

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Yedlin’s career has taken him across multiple countries, but at this point in life, he’s excited at the prospect of getting back to the United States. Kirk Irwin/Getty Images ISTANBUL, Turkey — It was six o’clock on a December evening. Inside his apartment in one of the wealthiest areas of Istanbul,......

Kremlin offers frosty response to Blinken letter as world waits for Putin’s next move

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Russian President Vladimir Putin speeches during the Valdai Discussion Club’s plenary meeting, on October,21,2021, in Sochi, Russia. Mikhail Svetlov | Getty Images News | Getty Images The Kremlin has given its response to U.S. security proposals that were hand-delivered to......

Sources: USWNT’s Horan to join Lyon on loan

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United States women’s national team star Lindsey Horan is headed back to France, sources confirmed to ESPN. The former Paris Saint-Germain player is leaving the Portland Thorns for a loan with Olympique Lyonnais, a source confirmed to ESPN on Thursday. – ESPN+ viewers’ guide: LaLiga, Bundesliga, MLS, FA Cup, more......

McDonald’s earnings miss estimates as rising costs weigh on profits

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Signage outside a McDonald’s Corp. fast food restaurant in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S., on Friday, Oct. 22, 2021. Luke Sharrett | Bloomberg | Getty Images McDonald’s on Thursday reported quarterly earnings and revenue that missed analysts’ expectations as higher costs weighed......

Russia invading Ukraine would be ‘insane,’ says former Swedish prime minister

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here It would be “insane” for Russia to invade Ukraine — but that scenario is “not impossible,” says former Prime Minister of Sweden Carl Bildt. “A big invasion might not be the most likely, but it’s not impossible” given that Russian......

‘It’s a joke’: Germany’s offer of 5,000 helmets to Ukraine is met with disdain amid Russia invasion fears

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Soldiers who were among several hundred that took up positions around a Ukrainian military base stand near the base’s periphery in Crimea on March 2, 2014 in Perevalne, Ukraine. Sean Gallup | Getty Images Germany has provoked outrage in some......

‘Lack of understanding’: Trump’s former energy secretary slams Biden’s plans to divert gas to Europe amid fears Russia will invade Ukraine

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Former U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry on Wednesday sharply criticized the Biden administration’s contingency plans in the event that Russia cuts off its gas supplies to Europe. His comments come amid growing fears of a potential Russian incursion into Ukraine.......

European markets set to plummet at the open as investors react to Fed decision

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here LONDON — European stocks are expected to plunge at the open on Thursday as global markets react badly to the latest monetary policy decision from the U.S. Federal Reserve. The U.K.’s FTSE index is expected to open 147 points lower......

Asia-Pacific markets fell Thursday as investors digest Fed remarks

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here SINGAPORE — Asia-Pacific markets declined on Thursday as investors digest an overnight update from the U.S. Federal Reserve that indicated the central bank plans to raise interest rates as soon as March. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index fell 2% while......

New Jersey political consultant pleads guilty in murder-for-hire plot

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Abigail Adcox A New Jersey-based political consultant admitted Tuesday to being involved in a murder-for-hire scheme. Sean Caddle, 44, a consultant to former New Jersey state Sen. Raymond Lesniak, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit murder......

USWNT duo Rapinoe, Lavelle re-sign with Reign

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Megan Rapinoe and Rose Lavelle are back with OL Reign. The National Women’s Soccer League club re-signed Rapinoe to a one-year deal while Lavelle’s new deal is for two. Terms were not released. Rapinoe and Lavelle were on the U.S. team that won the World Cup in 2019. Both spent......

Pulisic: USMNT, Chelsea spotlight ‘up and down’

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United States forward Christian Pulisic said he has struggled with an up-and-down year at Chelsea but that he he looks forward to helping the USMNT reach the World Cup. In 2021, Pulisic won the Champions League with Chelsea in May and the CONCACAF Nations League with the U.S. in June.......

10-year Treasury yield rises above 1.85% after Fed signals a rate hike in March and more after that

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Treasury yields turned higher Wednesday after the Federal Reserve indicated that it could start raising interest rates in March, the first increase in three years. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note jumped 8 basis points to 1.86%. The......

USMNT’s World Cup qualifier starting XI: Pulisic, Turner, and the ‘MMA’ midfield means best chance of crucial win vs. El Salvador

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After a two-month break, the United States men’s national team resumes World Cup qualifying with a game against El Salvador in Columbus, Ohio (Thursday, 7 p.m. ET; stream LIVE on ESPN2, ESPN+). It’s the first of a pivotal three-match window that includes a trip to Canada on Sunday before returning......

Intel has $1.2 billion antitrust fine overturned by EU court

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Exterior of Intel Corp.’s newly opened design and development center in Kulim, Malaysia, in the northern state of Kedah. Goh Seng Chong | Bloomberg | Getty Images A prominent European Union court has overturned a 1.06 billion euro ($1.2 billion)......

China’s Huawei launches high-end smartphones overseas even as its global market share deteriorates

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Huawei has launched its premium P50 Pro and foldable P50 Pocket smartphones in international markets even as it continues to face challenges from U.S. sanctions. The P50 Pocket is featured at Huawei’s flagship store in Hangzhou, China. Long Wei |......

Biden and Putin’s Ukraine crisis gets personal as the U.S. tries to deter Russian invasion

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures as he attends his annual end-of-year news conference in Moscow, Russia, December 23, 2021. Evgenia Novozhenina | Reuters The U.S. has sent the clearest message yet that Russia, its key economic sectors as well as......

USMNT favors frigid forecast, but will it yield home-field advantage?

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Every run-up to a World Cup qualifying window has its area of focus. Usually it centers on player availability, or the opponent. But the upcoming trio of games for the United States men’s national team against El Salvador in Columbus, Ohio; Canada in Hamilton, Ontario; and Honduras in St. Paul,......

GM to spend $6.6 billion on EV plant investments in bid to dethrone Tesla in electric car sales by 2025

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here DETROIT – General Motors said it will invest roughly $6.6 billion in its home state of Michigan over the next two years to increase electric pickup-truck production and build a new EV battery cell plant. The new spending is part......

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