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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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Russia sanctions pass Senate, await Trump’s signature

The Senate sent a stern set of new sanctions aimed at Russia to President Trump’s desk on Thursday. The bill, which also imposes sanctions on Iran and North Korea, passed by a margin of 98-2 with strong support from Trump’s fellow Republicans as well as Democrats. It remains unclear if the President, who has been dogged by multiple investigations into ...

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Lance Lynn is an option for Yankees if they pass on Sonny Gray

Nobody in baseball thinks Lance Lynn is a better pitcher than Sonny Gray, but it’s possible the Cardinals’ veteran righthander is a better option for the Yankees as the trade deadline looms. Especially if he came as part of a package that included a top pitching prospect, of which the Cardinals have a few. Could that happen? It’s all revolves ...

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Trump lambasts GOP for failing to pass health care bill

President Trump on Sunday threatened the GOP for failing to make good on his campaign promise to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. The Republican leader warned of an unspecified fallout that awaits members of his own political party on the eve of a health care speech Monday at the White House. “If Republicans don’t Repeal and Replace the ...

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