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“Changing the law in order to shut down a media organization for political reasons is a slippery slope.” Glenys Sugarman, executive secretary of Israel’s Foreign Press Association, on Israel’s plans to ban news network Al-Jazeera from operating in the country Article, this page
Waiters run with their trays during the 21st Waiters Race at the Geneva Festival in Switzerland on Sunday. About 80 participants had to carry a tray with two glasses and two bottles for just over a mile.