May 282018

Roman Abramovich,

the owner of Chelsea football club, has become an Israeli citizen just a month after the UK delayed renewal of his British visa amid diplomatic tension between London and Moscow.

Mr Abramovich, who is Jewish, exercised his right under Israel’s Law of Return, which states that Jews from anywhere in the world can become Israeli citizens.

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Nov 042016

An Indio, Calif., high school is conducting sensitivity training for its students after a sophomore girl came to class dressed as a Nazi on Halloween.

The Shadow Hills High School student, whose name has not been released, wore a brown military uniform with a red armband bearing a swastika Monday, said Mary Perry, a spokeswoman for the Desert Sands Unified School District.

Principal Marcus Wood that morning asked the girl to remove the costume, and “the student was very contrite, very apologetic,” saying it was not her intent to upset people, Perry said. The girl quickly removed the costume.

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