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A technician stands at the entrance to a Huawei 5G data server center at the Guangdong Second Provincial General Hospital in Guangzhou, in southern China's Guangdong province on Sept. 26, 2021. The U.S. is banning the sale of communications equipment made by Chinese companies Huawei and ZTE and restricting the use of some China-made video surveillance systems, citing an “unacceptable risk” to national security. The 5-member Federal Communications Commission said Friday, Nov. 25, 2022 it has voted unanimously to adopt new rules that will block the importation or sale of certain technology products that pose security risks. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

FCC bans sales, import of Chinese tech from Huawei, ZTE

Associated Press

The U.S. is banning the sale of communications equipment made by Chinese companies Huawei and ZTE and restricting the use of some China-made video surveillance systems, citing an “unacceptable risk” to national security.

A sign is displayed in front of an Adidas retail store in Paramus, N.J., Oct. 25, 2022. Adidas says it is investigating allegations of inappropriate workplace conduct by the rapper formerly known as Kanye West that ex-employees made in an anonymous letter also accusing the German sportswear brand of looking the other way. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Adidas investigates after ex-workers allege Ye misconduct

Associated Press

Adidas says it is investigating allegations of inappropriate workplace conduct by the rapper formerly known as Kanye West that ex-employees made in an anonymous letter also accusing the German sportswear brand of looking the other way.

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General view of the damaged Antonivsky Bridge in Kherson, Ukraine, Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022. The bridge, the main crossing point over the Dnipro river in Kherson, was destroyed by Russian troops in earlier November, after Kremlin's forces withdrew from the southern city. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

Pockets of shelling across Ukraine as wintry warfare looms

- Associated Press

Russian forces struck several areas in eastern and southern Ukraine early Sunday as utility crews scrambled to restore power, water and heating with the onset of snow and frigid temperatures, while civilians continued to leave the southern city of Kherson because of the devastation wreaked by recent attacks and of fears of more ahead.

Jorge Rodriguez, from the Venezuelan government delegation, center, speaks to the media as he arrives at Benito Juárez International Airport in Mexico City, Friday, Nov. 25, 2022. The government of Venezuela and its opposition are set to resume this weekend long-stalled negotiations to address their country's complex crisis. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)

Venezuela's gov, opponents resume talks; U.S. eases sanction

- Associated Press

Venezuela's government and its opposition on Saturday agreed to create a U.N.-managed fund to finance health, food and education programs for the poor, while the Biden administration eased some oil sanctions on the country in an effort to boost the newly restarted talks between the sides.

Laborers cheer at a fan festival at the Asian Town cricket stadium in Doha, Qatar, Friday, Nov. 25, 2022. Far from the luxury hotels and sprawling new stadiums emblematic of Doha during the World Cup, scores of soccer-mad South Asian workers poured into a converted cricket stadium in the city's desert outskirts to enjoy the tournament they helped create. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)

On outskirts of Doha, laborers watch World Cup they built

- Associated Press

Far from Doha's luxury hotels and sprawling new World Cup stadiums, scores of South Asian workers poured into a cricket ground in the city's sandy outskirts to enjoy the tournament they helped create.

Palestinian soccer fans wave Qatari and Palestinian flags as they watch a live broadcast of the 2022 World Cup opening match between Qatar and Ecuador, at a covered gymnasium in Gaza City, on Nov. 20, 2022. For a brief moment after Saudi Arabia's Salem Aldawsari fired a soccer ball from just inside the penalty box into the back of the net to seal a win against Argentina, Arabs across the divided Middle East found something to celebrate. (AP Photo/Fatima Shbair, File)

Flashes of Arab unity at World Cup after years of discontent

- Associated Press

For a brief moment after Saudi Arabia's Salem Aldawsari fired a ball from just inside the penalty box into the back of the net to seal a World Cup win against Argentina, Arabs across the divided Middle East found something to celebrate.

Local authorities inaugurate the Christmas lighting in the streets of Vigo, Spain, Nov. 19, 2022. In cities across Europe, officials are wrestling with a choice this Christmas. Dim lighting plans to send a message of energy conservation and solidarity with citizens squeezed by both higher energy costs and inflation or let the lights blaze in a message of defiance after two years of pandemic-suppressed Christmas seasons, creating a mood that retailers hope loosen holiday purses. (AP Photo/Lalo R. Villar, File)

Sober or bright? Europe faces holidays during energy crunch

- Associated Press

Early season merrymakers sipping mulled wine and shopping for holiday decorations packed the Verona Christmas market for its inaugural weekend. But beyond the wooden market stalls, the Italian city still has not decked out its granite-clad pedestrian streets with twinkling holiday lights as officials debate how bright to make the season during an energy crisis.

People walk at the city center which lost electrical power after yesterday's Russian rocket attack in Kyiv, Ukraine, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)

Europe scrambles to help Ukraine keep the heat and lights on

- Associated Press

European officials are scrambling to help Ukraine stay warm and keep functioning through the bitter winter months, pledging Friday to send more support that will mitigate the Russian military's efforts to turn off the heat and lights.

A man carries his purchased groceries past the closed shops as part of COVID-19 controls in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. China is expanding lockdowns, including in a central city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

Beijing on edge as city adds new quarantine centers

Associated Press

Residents of some parts of China's capital were emptying supermarket shelves and overwhelming delivery apps Friday as the city government ordered faster construction of COVID-19 quarantine centers and field hospitals.