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In Washington, renowned soccer journalist and CBS sports contributor grant wall has died while covering the World Cup in Doha Qatar. A person familiar with the situation says Walt collapsed in the press box while covering the Argentine Netherlands match. On Monday he wrote he was feeling pressure and discomfort in his chest and went for medical treatment. He spoke about it on his Spotify podcast. My body, I think, told me, even after the U.S. went out, dude, you are not sleeping enough, and it rebelled on me. And so I've had a case of bronchitis this week, walls agent Tim scanlon says he was covering his 8th World Cup and reporting on several platforms, not overworked because that's what he lived for. He celebrated his 48th birthday Thursday. Peter king, CBS News. It's her first weekend of freedom in ten months. Britney griner landed in San Antonio, Texas Thursday night after her release in exchange for Russian arms dealer Victor boot. WNBA commissioner Cathy engelbert was asked about what's next for Britney. She needs time and space, spend time with family, being evaluated, obviously, for her physical and mental well-being. On CBS mornings, engelbert was asked about the prisoner exchange that made grinder's freedom possible. Presidents get elected to make hard decisions and the administration came through in the State Department and this group in the State Department called the special presidential envoy for hostage affairs. Linda kenyon, CBS News. The Biden administration says Russia is buying drones from Iran and using them to attack civilians in Ukraine as well as the country's energy grids. More on that from CBS Pamela faulk. Russia under biting sanctions because of its war against Ukraine is turning to Iran for weapons, including military drones that they are using to kill civilians. The UK told the UN Security Council on Friday calling for a UN investigation since both countries are breaking international law with the rogue partnership. The CDC is urging people in New York and Los Angeles to wear masks as the number of COVID cases surges. CBS's Elise Preston spoke with doctor Aaron glatt at Mount Sinai south Nassau hospital. We probably have had over 300 cases of COVID coming to our emergency room about the same number of flu cases, about 50 RSV cases. Nationwide cases of RSV are on the rise, combined with the worst flu season so far in over a decade. COVID cases are also up, nearly 50% since last week. Police and Montgomery county Maryland have made a bizarre discovery after arresting a man accused of shooting and killing a store clerk in a search of the man's home they found the body of a

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