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  1. Birmingham Mayor William Bell to sign World Games agreement at sports conference in Russia...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Alabama Live

    Birmingham Mayor William Bell Sunday will travel to Sochi, Russia to sign the final agreement to bring the 2021 World Games here. "This finalizes the relationship between the city and the International World Games Association," Bell told AL.com.

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  2. The S-300 issue: can Iran be trusted?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Trend

    ... get one of the most advanced systems in the world to shoot down the high-altitude aircraft and cruise missiles. Russia and Iran signed an agreement for the supply of S-300 systems in 2007. However, the deal was postponed in 2010 after the UN ...

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  3. Swimming champ Sun Yang aims to defend world titlesRead the original story

    Friday | Newkerala.com

    China's star swimmer Sun Yang has vowed to defend his titles at the World Championships in July in Kazan, Russia. Sun, who swept the 400m, 800m and 1,500m freestyle titles at the 2013 Barcelona Worlds, has booked quotas for 200m, 400m, 800m and 1,500m at the 2015 Kazan Worlds after winning all the events at the National Swimming Championships which served as a qualifier for the Worlds, reports Xinhua.

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  4. a U.S.-Russia War Over Ukraine?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Cybercast News Service

    "Could a U.S. response to Russia's action in Ukraine provoke a confrontation that leads to a U.S.-Russia War?" This jolting question is raised by Graham Allison and Dimitri Simes in the cover article of The National Interest. The answer the authors give, in "Countdown to War: The Coming U.S. Russia Conflict," is that the odds are shortening on a military collision between the world's largest nuclear powers.

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  5. Michael Phelps wins on return from six-month suspension to make a splash againRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Mail

    ... Phelps, the most decorated Olympian in history, will miss this summer's World Championships in Kazan, Russia, following discussions with USA Swimming. However, the 29-year-old Maryland native revealed earlier this week that he intends to compete at ...

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  6. Half Of Boston Residents Don't Want To Host The 2024 OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | ThinkProgress

    ... Games is hardly unique to Boston. Obscene amounts of spending on recent Olympics - the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia cost an estimated $50 billion , more than every other Winter Olympics combined - has contributed to plummeting public ...

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  7. Putin's Envoy Blames Opposition For Siberian WildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Weekday Magazine

    CHITA, Russia -- President Vladimir Putin's envoy to Siberia has suggested that Russia's political opposition set wildfires raging in the region in an act of "sabotage." Nikolai Rogozhkin, Putin's representative in Russia's Siberian Federal District, spoke to government officials on April 17 in Chita, a provincial capital.

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  8. Despite excellent cast, 'Child 44' underwhelmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... a self-questioning military hero, intelligence operative and amateur gumshoe. (It's worth noting that one opinion in Russia has already been registered: that of the government, which on Wednesday scrapped the film's release there, saying it distorts ...

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  9. Child 44' feels like 40 moviesRead the original story

    Friday | San Mateo Daily Journal

    ... a self-questioning military hero, intelligence operative and amateur gumshoe. (It's worth noting that one opinion in Russia has already been registered: that of the government, which on Wednesday scrapped the film's release there, saying it distorts ...

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  10. 'Child 44': What the Critics Are SayingRead the original story

    Friday | Hollywood Reporter

    ... with a limited domestic release in roughly 500 theaters and 20 overseas markets, the film is currently banned in Russia . The Hollywood Reporter 's Jordan Mintzer writes, "It's difficult to tell what may be the most menacing aspect of the Stalin-era ...

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  11. Larger than expected NZ swim team named for world champs campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Stuff.co.nz

    ... title when finishing just 0.02s behind. The New Zealand team to contest the 16th FINA World Championships in Kazan,Russia on 2-9 August is: Bradlee Ashby (Fairfield, Waikato), Lauren Boyle (United), Nathan Capp (Greerton), Bobbi Gichard (Greendale, ...

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  12. Russia Delays Manned Space Flights From New Cosmodrome to Save Money - ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The St. Petersburg Times

    President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin listen to Oleg Ostapenko , head of the Russian Federal Space Agency, or Roscosmos, as they visit the construction site at Vostochny Cosmodrome in the Amursk Region. The first launch of a rocket carrying cosmonauts from Russia's new spaceport has been postponed by at least two years to after 2020, newspaper Kommersant reported Friday, citing unidentified space industry and government sources.

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  13. Football: After Sevilla loss, Zenit refocus on domestic dutiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Peninsula

    Russian league leaders Zenit St Petersburg hope to bounce back from their 2-1 Europa League defeat at Sevilla when they travel to Kuban Krasnodar on Sunday. Zenit top the Premiership table with 55 points from 23 matches, eight ahead of FC Krasnodar in second.

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  14. Boston gets serious competition for 2024 Olympic bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Examiner.com

    ... related construction should be comparable. The legacy plan has redeployed many of the assets in a new campus, called Russia International Olympic University and other facilities will bring Russian athletes a few steps closer to having the superb ...

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  15. No selfie sticks, comrades! Leftists ask Moscow authorities to ban handheld devices on V-Day paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Russia Taday

    A representative of the minor leftist party has asked Moscow security officials to include handheld monopods, AKA "selfie sticks," in the list of objects banned at forthcoming street celebrations on Victory Day, quoting safety concerns. The chairman of the Communists of Russia's central committee, Maksim Suraikin, has appealed to Moscow City security Aleksey Mayorov.

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  16. Putin confident economy is improvingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Hawk Eye

    Russia has weathered the worst of its economic troubles and is on the road to recovery, President Vladimir Putin said Thursday during a marathon call-in TV show, offering to normalize ties with the West if it treats Moscow as an equal partner and not a "vassal." He also defended the delivery of a long-range air-defense missile system to Iran, casting it as a reward for Tehran's flexibility in nuclear talks and vowing to continue working with global partners to reach a definitive solution to Tehran's contested nuclear program.

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  17. US-NATO Antics in the Nuclear PlaygroundRead the original story

    Friday | Counterpunch

    The commander of US-NATO forces, the vigorously vocal General Breedlove, stated on April 7 that the military alliance's planners "have been working tirelessly to enhance NATO's Response Force and implement the Very High Readiness Joint Task Force, and today our progress is manifested in the rapid deployments we see happening in locations across the Alliance." Breedlove is the man who declared on March 5 that Russia had sent combat troops and massive quantities of military equipment into Ukraine.

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  18. Phelps Returns After Suspension: I Need to Prove I Have ChangedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | TIME.com

    ... that Phelps would potentially be reinstated to the team ahead of this year's FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia, in August, USA Swimming ruled against allowing him to compete. "It's obviously very challenging for me to not be able to compete ...

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  19. Wildfires Spread In Siberia, Khakasia Toll At 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Weekday Magazine

    Russia's Siberian Federal District Forestry Department said on April 17 that wildfires were burning on more than 118 thousand hectares of land. More than 1,500 houses in the southern Siberian region of Khakasia have burned down since April 12, leaving at least 5,000 people homeless.

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  20. Moscow Authorities Offer Free Food, Beauty Tips in Exchange for Free LaborRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The St. Petersburg Times

    On Saturday, thousands of residents of Moscow and the Moscow region are expected to take over parks in a clean-up effort known as subbotnik. The tradition of "spring cleaning" public spaces dates to the Soviet era, but today organizers are emphasizing the community-building aspect of the event and offering free T-shirts, food and activities for children to encourage participation.

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