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Canada forward Alphonso Davies, center, warms up during practice at the World Cup soccer tournament in Doha, Qatar, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

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Canada forward Alphonso Davies plays with the ball during practice at the World Cup soccer tournament in Doha, Qatar, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

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FILE - A traveler walks past an advertisement featuring a Nintendo character at Narita airport in Narita near Tokyo on June 10, 2022. Nintendo hopes to leverage a new Super Mario movie, various merchandising and theme parks to draw more people into playing its video games, President Shuntaro Furukawa said Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama, File)

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The European Union has launched an investigation into Microsoft’s planned takeover of video game giant Activision Blizzard, fearing the $69 billion deal would distort fair competition to popular titles like Call of Duty. Microsoft, maker of the Xbox gaming system, first announced the agreement to buy the California-based game publisher in January. It still awaits scrutiny from antitrust regulators in the U.S., Europe and elsewhere. If it goes through, the all-cash deal would be the largest in the history of the tech industry. Members of the European Commission said Tuesday that “the point is to ensure that the gaming ecosystem remains vibrant to the benefit of users in a sector that is evolving at a fast pace.”

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Three o f the 400 Official hostesses, in uniforms at work during Rome Olympics, August 4, 1960. (AP Photo)

Izumi Tsujimura, 16-year-old Sapporo High school Girl, glides gracefully over the Ice to carry the Olympic flame into the Makomanai stadium du…

Germany's Michael Jackel, left, tries to get past the USA's Patrick Ewing as teammate Karl Malone holds off Germany's Hans Gnad, right, during…

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Fourteen-year-old chess sensation Bobby Fischer of Brooklyn, N.Y., starts to make a move with his queen during a tournament match with Charles…

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Chess star Bobby Fischer of Brooklyn, N.Y., is seen in New York, April 28, 1962. (AP Photo/John Lent)