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Failed pass turned 3-pointer almost overlooked by NBA referees (VIDEO)

Published time: 3 Jan, 2018 19:03 Edited time: 3 Jan, 2018 19:12 A failed pass by Manu Ginobili of the San Antonio Spurs, which somehow ended up the net of opposing New York Knicks in an NBA match Tuesday, has caused confusion on the court as the referees initially overlooked the effort. Ginobili attempted an alley-oop pass from behind the ...

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Israeli MPs pass law impeding possible E. Jerusalem secession vote

Published time: 2 Jan, 2018 11:46 The Israeli parliament has passed a law requiring a two-thirds majority in any future vote to cede parts of Jerusalem to a foreign authority. The change from requiring a simple majority makes a two-state solution less likely. Under the new legislation, Israel’s 120-seat Knesset would have to cast 80 votes in favor of relinquishing ...

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Israeli MPs to pass ‘Netanyahu bill’ banning police from publicizing corruption probe results

Israeli MPs have backed a law to prevent police from publishing recommendations on whether to charge criminal suspects, with those allowing leaks facing jail. Israeli PM Netanyahu, currently being investigated over graft, may be the main beneficiary. The bill, which would curb the powers of police to consult with the federal attorney over pressing charges in individual cases, was passed ...

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Russian MPs pass foreign agent bill for media in ‘mirror response’ to US

Russian State Duma on Wednesday passed in the third and final reading the bill require mass-media outlets operating in the country but funded from abroad to register as foreign agents. The motion was prepared by State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin and the heads of all four parliamentary caucuses. It was drafted as a suite of amendments to the bill, allowing ...

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Duma could pass restrictions against foreign media this week – deputy speaker

Published time: 13 Nov, 2017 14:03 Edited time: 13 Nov, 2017 14:40 The laws regulating foreign agent status for mass media in Russia could be amended by the lower house of parliament as early as this Wednesday, Deputy Duma Speaker Pyotr Tolstoy has told the press. Read more “We have previously said that we would try to solve this issue ...

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Almost 4,000 foreign World Cup volunteers pass Russian language courses for 2018

Almost 4,000 foreigners have passed online Russian language courses to serve as volunteers at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia next summer. The training courses were launched on the Pushkin State Russian Language Institute website for foreigners who submitted applications to serve as 2018 FIFA World Cup volunteers. “The number of participants was 3,802 – that’s a significant figure,” Russian ...

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Almost 4,000 foreign World Cup volunteers pass Russian language courses for 2018

Almost 4,000 foreigners have passed online Russian language courses to serve as volunteers at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia next summer. The training courses were launched on the Pushkin State Russian Language Institute website for foreigners who submitted applications to serve as 2018 FIFA World Cup volunteers. “The number of participants was 3,802 – that’s a significant figure,” Russian ...

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Amazon shares pass $1000 after posting strong financials

Amazon shared third-quarter earnings after the bell on Thursday. The company posted significantly better-than-expected earnings, at 52 cents per share, when analysts were forecasting just three cents. Shares quickly ticked up 7% in initial after-hours trading, to above the $ 1000 per share milestone. Revenue came in at $ 43.74 billion, versus the consensus estimate of $ 42.14 billion. This is ...

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Katy Perry Gets a Pass on Taylor Swift's Album

Taylor SwiftKaty Gets a Pass on New Album… Peace Treaty Looms 8/26/2017 1:00 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE Looks like Taylor Swift and Katy Perry‘s bad blood has finally been mopped up — ’cause Taylor’s new album throws no shade her way … like, AT ALL. Our sources tell us TayTay’s 6th album, “Reputation,” is devoid of hate or trash talking directed ...

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Mets GM Sandy Alderson says he’ll give Robert Gsellman ‘a pass’

When the Mets were in Philadelphia last week, GM Sandy Alderson said previously injured pitcher Robert Gsellman wouldn’t be called up because “he needs to start pitching better.” Asked Tuesday about Alderson’s comments, Gsellman told reporters “I don’t really care.” That didn’t appear to sit very well with Alderson, who offered his thoughts on Gsellman’s statement before Gsellman took the ...

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