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Qatar hosts the World Cup and controversy

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Today's word: amnesty
Definition: A forgetting or overlooking of any past offense, especially to a class of persons as a whole.
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Qatar hosts the World Cup and controversy

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World Cup soccer tournament in Qatar draws global attention for a month

Globally watched soccer playoffs featuring 32 teams began last week in the Middle East and will stretch a month until the World Cup championship match Dec. 18. The 20-match men's event, held every four years, is the world's most prestigious and ...

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Crowd angered by lockdowns calls for China's Xi to step down


Protesters angered by strict anti-virus measures called for China's powerful leader Xi Jinping to resign, an unprecedented rebuke as authorities in at least eight cities struggled to suppress demonstrations Sunday that represent a rare direct challen...

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This week's word in the news: AMNESTY

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A forgetting or overlooking of any past offense, especially to a class of persons as a whole.

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Musk said he would grant “amnesty” for suspended accounts and causing yet more uncertainty for users.
The San Jose Mercury News -- 11/28/2022

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Can Earth handle 8 billion people?

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