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Iranian defector protests anti-Semitism by dedicating Olympic medal to Israel, thanks country in Hebrew

Saeid Mollaei, an Iranian defector who took Olympic silver in men’s 81kg judo Tuesday, dedicated his medal to Israel, where he trained for the Tokyo Olympics. "Thank you to Israel for all the good energy – this medal is dedicated to you as well and I hope Israel is happy with this victory, today," he said after his final match, according to the Jerusalem Post.
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Selling Texas. How China Is Taking Over Texas, One Farm at a Time

Sun Guangxin, the founder of the Guanghui Energy CompanyAP Image Library. It's highly debatable whether you should sell off prime farming land in Texas to foreign-owned businesses. When that ground is situated near one of your military bases and the buyer is a retired billionaire Chinese general, eyebrows should definitely be raised. When the deal gets rubber-stamped by the Federal government, you’ll be excused if your draw just dropped.
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Ancient DNA From 1,600-Year-Old Iranian Sheep Mummy Brings History to Life

A team of geneticists and archaeologists from Ireland, France, Iran, Germany, and Austria has sequenced the DNA from a 1,600-year-old sheep mummy from an ancient Iranian salt mine, Chehrābād. This remarkable specimen has revealed sheep husbandry practices of the ancient Near East, as well as underlining how natural mummification can affect DNA degradation.
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Team USA tries to bounce back vs. Iran

Pressure's on. The United States Men's basketball team had a chance to win their opening game, but fell apart late and lost to the French national team 83-76 on Sunday. Not that there was much margin for error to begin with, but now they have none left. The Iranian team...

Team USA vs. Iran Game Day Preview

Team USA looks to bounce back against Iran in men’s basketball after the United States dropped their first game in group play at the Tokyo Olympics to France 89-79. The loss against France marked the snapping of a 25 win streak in Olympic play for Team USA. Portland Trail Blazers’ point guard Damian Lillard struggled in the game against France, as he seemed to have difficulty adjusting to playing offball. Lillard only notched 11 points, three rebounds, and three assists while also committing four turnovers in the outing against France.
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Team USA basketball vs. Iran score, Tokyo Olympics: Kevin Durant, United States rebound with dominant win

Team USA started off the Olympics on the wrong foot with an 83-76 loss to France, but fortunately, they managed to get back on track Tuesday. Playing against an Iranian team that was technically ahead of them in the Group A standings due to point-differential, the Americans laid the smackdown in a dominant 120-66 victory. The win gets them back to .500, but more importantly, it re-establishes Team USA as the favorites in the Olympics as a whole.
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Fencing-Hungary and Italy in semifinals of men's sabre team

TOKYO, July 28 (Reuters) - High-ranking Hungary and Italy will clash in the semifinals of the men's sabre team event on Wednesday, with individual gold medallist Aron Szilagyi and Luigi Samele with silver set to face each other again on the piste. Italy, ranked third in the world, faced sixth-ranked...

Tokyo Olympics: Iranian Defector Dedicates Judo Silver Medal to Israel

I24 News – Iranian defector Saeid Mollaei dedicated his silver medal to Israel after competing in the final of the men’s judo 81-kilogram division on Tuesday at the Tokyo Olympics. “This medal is also dedicated to Israel and I hope the Israelis appreciate this achievement,” Mollaei said, according to Israel’s...

2022 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Hunter Nourzad, OL, Cornell University

What makes you a top prospect at your position in the 2022 NFL Draft?. I think that my athleticism and build make me a great prospect for the NFL. So far, I’ve only played tackle in college, which I think will allow me to play interior offensive line in the league at a high level because of my hands and footwork, but I also love being in the trenches and the higher contact of being inside the tackles.
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After 18 Years, Bring Home America’s Troops from Iraq

President Joe Biden plans to keep U.S. forces in Iraq but out of combat, he hopes. At least that is what he said after representatives of the two governments met Monday in the latest "strategic dialogue." Americans and Iraqis alike are still paying the price for George W. Bush’s disastrous invasion of Iraq.
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Iraqi PM urges less attention to ‘anti-American’ propaganda

Americans would do well to pay less attention to negative propaganda about their country and realize there are millions of people around the world, including in Iraq, who appreciate the United States as a beacon of democracy and a force for progress in the world. That was a core message...