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The 5 things you should know this December 30: Farewell to Pelé, the king of soccer


What did Pele die of? Pedro Castillo will remain in pretrial detention. Four graphics explaining the Southwest problem. This is what you need to know to start the day. First the truth.

What did Pele die of?

Pedro Castillo will remain in pretrial detention.

Four graphics explaining the Southwest problem.

This is what you need to know to start the day.

First the truth.

1. Farewell to the king of football

Edson Arantes do Nascimento, Pelé, a historic player for the Brazilian national team and the Santos club, considered "the king of soccer", died in Brazil at the age of 82.

He had recently been hospitalized for colon cancer treatment.

This is how the world reacted.

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2. What did Pelé die of?

On November 29, Pelé arrived at the Albert Einstein Israelite Hospital to receive treatment for a respiratory infection and for a re-evaluation of the chemotherapy treatment that he is undergoing for a colon tumor.

This is what we know about his death.

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3. 4 graphics explaining the Southwest problem

Severe winter weather caused thousands of Southwest Airlines flight cancellations and led to a complete collapse of its flight system.

But Southwest's problems started long before this season and have nothing to do with the weather.

  • A woman in Buffalo went out on Christmas Eve and told her daughter she'd be right back.

    They found her body a few meters from her house

4. Pedro Castillo will remain in pretrial detention

The Supreme Court of Justice of Peru rejected this Thursday an appeal by former President Pedro Castillo seeking to revoke his preventive detention while he is investigated for the crimes of rebellion or conspiracy for rebellion, abuse of authority and serious disturbance of public tranquility.


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5. Benedict XVI is "absolutely lucid and vigilant"

Pope emeritus Benedict was "absolutely lucid and vigilant" on Thursday, according to the director of the Vatican Press Office, Matteo Bruni, in a statement.

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The father-to-be called 911 for help and was told they would try to get an emergency vehicle out as soon as possible.

When he called back later, he was told that first responders had tried to get to his house but couldn't.

This is the story.

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Vivienne Westwood, designer and fashion icon, dies at 81

Vivienne Westwood, British designer and fashion icon, has died at the age of 81.

She passed away peacefully at her London home on Thursday, according to an official statement from her company, which bears her name.

Jo Mersa Marley, reggae artist and grandson of Bob Marley, dies at 31

Joseph "Jo Mersa" Marley, a reggae artist who followed in the footsteps of his father, musician Stephen Marley, and his grandfather, the late reggae superstar Bob Marley, has died, Miami police told CNN.

the figure of the day


First-time US jobless claims rose to 225,000 for the week ending Dec. 24, according to Labor Department data.

quote of the day

"I never thought I was going to be a great figure"

World soccer star Pelé is one of the most decorated figures in football, and is considered by many to be the greatest player of all time.

However, in an interview with Reinaldo Gottino from CNN Brazil in 2020, "O Rei" confessed that he never believed that his figure would gain such magnitude.

Pelé says he never thought he would be a great figure 1:05

And to finish...

The moment they rescue a dog that was trapped on a frozen mountain  

A dog stranded overnight in the snowy mountains of Utah was reunited with his family for Christmas after he was saved by a search and rescue team. Watch the dramatic event fit for a Christmas movie.

They save a dog trapped in a frozen cliff in Utah 1:46

Source: cnnespanol

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