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Die Zeit: в Германии задержали предполагаемого сторонника террористов


Мужчина перевел более 1,7 тыс. долларов на счет террористов.

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Орбан заявил о желании Запада победить Россию для ресурсов


Украина обладает множеством ресурсов, однако она находится в долгах.

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Caitlin Clark sidelined from women’s Olympic basketball team: reports


Caitlin Clark #22 of the Iowa Hawkeyes celebrates her three-point basket against the Ohio State Buckeyes in the first half of the championship game of the Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament at Target Center on March 5, 2023Caitlin Clark won’t be headed to this year’s Olympic games in Paris, according to multiple reports.

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  • Caitlin Clark, guard for the Indiana Fever, is the top US woman rookie in the WNBA.
  • Despite being invited to the national team’s training camp, she won’t be headed to the Olympics.
  • It’s unclear why she was sidelined from the Olympic team this year. 

Caitlin Clark, the top female rookie basketball player in the US, has been snubbed from the women’s Olympic team, according to multiple reports.

The Wall Street Journal on Saturday reported Clark, a superstar player who recently inked a $28 million, eight-year Nike deal, was left off of the 12-player team roster headed to the Paris Olympics in July. The outlet reported the selection committee appeared to favor players with more professional experience.

The former Iowa Hawkeyes star told AP in April that playing for the US Olympic 5×5 team was “the goal and the dream. To play with the best in the world and against the best in the world, you can’t script it better than that.”

Clark has not publicly commented on the reports.

It remains unclear why the rookie Indiana Fever guard — who was invited to the national team’s training camp in April but could not attend due to scheduling conflicts with the NCAA tournament — didn’t make the Olympic team.

USA Today, citing two US basketball veterans with decades of experience in the women’s game, reported that part of the selection committee’s decision was concern for how Clark’s fans would react to her receiving limited playing time on the stacked roaster.

“If true, that would be an extraordinary admission of the existence of real tension that the old guard of women’s basketball harbors for this multimillion-dollar sensation,” columnist Christine Brennan wrote.

The Journal reported 41-year-old Diana Taurasi, who has won five Olympic gold medals, as well as Chelsea Gray, Jewell Loyd, Kelsey Plum, and Jackie Young — all of whom have played at the Olympics before — and Sabrina Ionescu, a two-time WNBA All-Star, will represent the US at the Olympics this year.

Representatives for Clark and the US Women’s Basketball Team did not immediately respond to requests for comment from Business Insider.

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Dornoch wins the first Belmont Stakes run at Saratoga Race Course


SARATOGA SPRINGS, New York — When Luis Saez first rode Dornoch at Saratoga Race Course last summer, he told trainer Danny Gargan, “You have the Derby winner.”

While that did not come true, Dornoch made good on that optimism Saturday by winning the first Belmont Stakes at Saratoga, hugging the rail and holding off Mindframe to spring a major upset in the Triple Crown finale at odds of 17-1.

The horse co-owned by World Series champion Jayson Werth won the Belmont five weeks after a troubled trip led to a 10th-place finish in the Kentucky Derby. This time, Dornoch sat off leader Seize the Grey, passed the Preakness winner down the stretch and held on for a 1 1/2-length victory.

“I would put it right up there with winning on the biggest stage. Horse racing is the most underrated sport in the world, bar none,” said Werth, who won Major League Baseball’s championship with the Philadelphia Phillies in 2008. “It’s the biggest game: You get the Derby, the Preakness, the Belmont. We just won the Belmont. This is as good as it gets in horse racing. It’s as good as it gets in sports.”

It’s the first win in any Triple Crown race for Gargan and the second in the Belmont for Saez, who said he never lost faith in Dornoch.

“He’s one of the top 3-year-olds in the country, and we’ve always thought it,” Gargan said. “We let him run his race, and he won. If he gets to run, he’s always going to be tough to beat.”

It’s the sixth consecutive year a different horse won each of the three Triple Crown races. Sierra Leone, the Derby runner-up who went off as the favorite, was third and Honor Marie fourth.

Dornoch paid $37.40 to win, $17.60 to place and $8.10 to show. Todd Pletcher-trained Mindframe paid $6.80 to place and $4.20 to show and Sierra Leone paid $2.60 to show after a jumbled start and more directional problems.

There were no such issues for Dornoch, who triumphed at the track known as the graveyard of favorites for its penchant for upsets.

“No one believed in this horse,” Gargan said. “It’s speechless. He’s such a talented horse.”

Despite there not being a Triple Crown on the line, it’s a historic Belmont because the race was run at Saratoga for the first time in the venue’s 161-year history. It returns next year while Belmont Park undergoes a massive, $455 million reconstruction with the plan for the Triple Crown race to go back to the New York track in 2026.

Having it at Saratoga necessitated shortening the race to 1 1/4 miles from the usual “test of the champion” 1 1/2-mile distance that has been a hallmark of the Belmont for nearly a century. The temporary change contributed to getting more quality horses into the field who previously ran in the Kentucky Derby, Preakness or both. At 1 1/4-mile distance, Dornoch crossed the wire in a time of 2:01.64. 


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Власти Тюменской области оказывают содействие следствию по делу Вахрина


Замгубернатора Вячеслава Вахрина подозревают в получении крупной взятки.

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Два человека погибли после обрушения балкона в клубе в Мексике


Стеклянный балкон с людьми рухнул с высоты третьего этажа.

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В Одесской области прогремели взрывы


В Одесской и Николаевской областях объявили воздушную тревогу.

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Мединский заявил о желании направить СБУ учебник по истории России


Помощник президента РФ считает, что чтение учебника повысит уровень образования сотрудников украинского ведомства.

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Cargo ship hit by missile southeast of Yemen, security firm says


CAIRO — British security firm Ambrey said Sunday an Antigua and Barbuda-flagged general cargo ship was struck by a missile 83 nautical miles southeast of Yemen’s Aden and caught fire, which was later contained.

Earlier, the United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) said it had received a report from a captain of a vessel regarding an incident 80 nautical miles southeast of Yemen’s Aden.

UKMTO said it also received a report from a master of a vessel about another incident 70 nautical miles southwest of Aden.

The Houthi militia, which controls the most populous parts of Yemen and is aligned with Iran, has attacked ships off its coast for months, saying it is acting in solidarity with Palestinians fighting Israel in Gaza.

“The ship was heading southwest along the Gulf of Aden at speed 8.2kts when the forward station was struck by a missile. A fire started but was neutralized,” Ambrey said in an advisory note.

“A second missile was sighted but did not hit the ship. Persons on board small boats in the vicinity opened fire on the ship during the incident.”

Ambrey said the ship changed its course to port with increased speed, adding that “no injuries were reported.” 

The Houthi fighters have aimed drone and missile strikes at the Bab al-Mandab Strait and Gulf of Aden, forcing shippers since November to take longer and more costly journeys around southern Africa. 


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Орбан с иронией назвал великолепным план США по новому кредиту Украине


США хотят выделить Украине кредит на $40 млрд под гарантии европейских государств.