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    World Cup 2026 Goes to Joint North American Hosts

    The U.S., Canada and Mexico won their joint bid to host the 2026 World Cup today, as the world sets its sights on Russia for this year’s competition. Top U.S. counterintelligence officials are advising Americans attending the event to leave their phones at home because their devices could be vulnerable to hacking by both criminals and the Russian government, and England’s national team received similar warnings from intelligence services before heading to the tournament. The World Cup kicks off in Moscow tomorrow with a Russia-Saudi Arabia match.

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