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Improve memory as you age by eating more flavonols, study says

Editor’s note: Sign up for CNN’s Eat Better: Mediterranean Style. Our eight-part guide shows you a delicious, expert-backed lifestyle that will improve your health for life. CNN — Eating more flavonols, antioxidants found in many vegetables, fruits, tea and wine, may slow the rate of memory loss, a new study has found. The cognitive score …

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A pilot and a passenger were rescued after a small plane crashed into power lines in Maryland

CNN — [Breaking news update, published at 12:59 a.m. ET] The pilot and passenger who were trapped in a plane for hours after it crashed into power lines in Montgomery County, Maryland, on Sunday have been rescued, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Chief Scott Goldstein said early Monday morning. Both were taken to hospital with …

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Apple has a huge problem at Foxconn’s iPhone factory in China

Hong Kong CNN Business — A furious workers’ riot at the world’s biggest iPhone factory this week in central China further roiled Apple’s strained supply chain and underscored how the country’s strict zero-Covid policy is hurting global tech firms. Trouble began last month when workers walked out of the factory campus in Zhengzhou, the capital …

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Multiple storm systems make for a messy holiday weekend

CNN — Whether you’re out shopping for Black Friday deals, exercising after your Thanksgiving holiday, or commuting back home, rain and thunderstorms can cause some delays and headaches. Friday morning’s frontal system brings widespread rain showers from the northeast down to the Gulf Coast. This is just the first storm system that could cause travel …

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Nigerians were not impressed with the resigned naira notes

Abuja, Nigeria CNN Business — Nigerians have criticized the “redesign” of the country’s local currency proposed by its central bank to curb counterfeiting and hoarding of large sums outside banking system. President Muhammadu Buhari unveiled the revamped 200, 500 and 1,000 naira notes on Wednesday, saying “the new naira notes are reinforced with security features …

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Multiple storm systems make for a messy holiday weekend

CNN — Whether you’re out shopping for Black Friday deals, exercising after your Thanksgiving holiday, or commuting back home, rain and thunderstorms can cause some delays and headaches. Friday morning’s frontal system brings widespread rain showers from the northeast down to the Gulf Coast. This is just the first storm system that could cause travel …

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Hong Kong found Cardinal Joseph Zen guilty of pro-democracy protest fund

Hong Kong CNN — A 90-year-old former bishop and outspoken critic of China’s ruling Communist Party was found guilty on Friday of charges related to his role in a fund to help Hong Kong’s 2019 pro-democracy protests. Cardinal Joseph Zen and five others, including Cantopop singer Denise Ho, breached the Societies Ordinance by failing to …

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Foxconn protests: iPhone factory offers to pay workers to walk out and leave Zhengzhou campus

Hong Kong CNN Business — Foxconn has offered to pay newly hired workers 10,000 yuan ($1,400) to leave the world’s largest iPhone assembly factory in a bid to quell protests that saw hundreds clash with security forces at the complex in central China. The Apple supplier made the offer on Wednesday after dramatic scenes of …

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Foxconn protests: iPhone factory offers to pay workers to walk out and leave Zhengzhou campus

Hong Kong CNN Business — Foxconn has offered to pay newly hired workers 10,000 yuan ($1,400) to leave the world’s largest iPhone assembly factory in a bid to quell protests that saw hundreds clash with security forces at the complex in central China. The Apple supplier made the offer on Wednesday after dramatic scenes of …

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