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Johnny Depp topped Google’s list of trending people and actors in 2022

Actor Johnny Depp topped Google’s list of trending people in 2022. The company released Wednesday its “2022 Year in Search — Themes and Insights” report, with data that it says reflects the year’s trending topics, meaning the searches that received a significant increase in traffic over a sustained period of time this year compared to last year.
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CNET

Wordle, Elections Dominated Google Searches in 2022

Wordle had the world's attention in 2022, at least when it came to internet searches. The daily word game took the world by storm, attracting millions of players and spawning several similar games. It was also the topic of the year's most popular search query in the US and globally, according to Google's 2022 Year in Search. The results, released Wednesday, reflect the top trending searches of the year, according to Google Trends data.
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Vietnam's VinFast files for US IPO as it targets global market

Vietnam's homegrown carmaker VinFast, which plans to sell the first ever Vietnamese car in the United States, said Wednesday it has filed for an initial public offering (IPO) in the country. The pivot to the United States is a bold move by chairman Vuong, who started out selling dried noodles in the former Soviet Union before amassing his $5 billion fortune in a range of sectors including real estate, tourism and education.
CALIFORNIA STATE

H.S. Basketball Roundup: Abilene High races past Early; Cooper rips Legacy

Chris Motl poured in a game-high 16 points, and Jake Breckenridge added 10 as Abilene High beat Early 62-28 in a non-district boys basketball game Tuesday at Eagle Gym. Motl hit four of AHS’ 12 3-point goals, while Early had 11 total field goals. Brooks Reese hit three treys and finished with nine points for the Eagles (5-7), who jumped out to a 12-2 lead and led 33-8 at halftime. ...
ABILENE, TX
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Classical delivers yet another statement win: CIF crown

So impressively, the beat goes on for Classical Academy coach Josiah Cruz, headliner Life Pollard and the rest of a truly remarkable Caiman gridiron squad. Conclusively proving that they have moved on from storybook status to real deal personified, the Caimans got the job done once more. Their latest example of proficiency came last Friday night at Del Notre High when they subdued the Lancaster Eagles by a count of 34-14 and thereby captured the CIF South Regional championship for Division 6-AA.
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5 Lucky GMW Readers Can Win a Playroom Makeover by Playroom Inc [SPONSORED POST]

Are you interested in winning a playroom makeover by Playroom Inc?. Playroom Inc is a playspace design company created by educator Christine Smith and interior designer and organizer Ann Lineberger. The longtime residents of Ridgefield (Smith) and Wilton (Lineberger) met when preschool teacher Christine taught Ann’s children. They recently...
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Social News XYZ

Imran used to call Gen Bajwa for every little thing: Aide

Islamabad, Dec 7 (SocialNews.XYZ) A close aide of Pakistan's former Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Qamar Javed Bajwa has revealed that former Prime Minister Imran Khan used to call him for every little thing and even referred to the officer as "boss".
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The 67 best albums of 2022: 30-21

Welcome to the heart of our countdown of the best albums of 2022. Before continuing, check out parts one, two and three. Part 4 includes pop heavyweights Harry Styles and Demi Lovato, premier hip-hop artists Freddie Gibbs and Denzel Curry, a collaboration between rapper Black Thought and producer Danger Mouse (making his second appearance on this list), The Internet’s Steve Lacy (who might just win a bunch of Grammys next February), one of the biggest names in rock in Muse, rock royal Neil Young, genre-fluid artist Father John Misty and alt-popper Lights.
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New Petition Launched by Coalition to Save Jackson State Forest Brings New Management Vision

The following is a press release from the Coalition to Save Jackson State Forest:. The Coalition to Save Jackson State Forest (the Coalition) recently unveiled a new petition. The petition outlines the Coalition’s vision for Jackson Demonstration State Forest (JDSF) and advocates for the State to take concrete steps to change the management of the forest.
CALIFORNIA STATE