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  • Soccer players banned for life from playing for their country

    Two Iranian national team players, including the team’s captain, have been banned from playing for their country for life after they participated with their club team in a game against an Israeli opponent, according to an Iranian government official.   The national team’s captain, 33-year-old Masoud Shojae, and Ehsan...
  • Winnie-the-Pooh is banned in China!!

    Winnie-the-Pooh, the beloved children’s icon, has been blacklisted in China following comparisons between the pot-bellied bear and China’s president, the Financial Times reported. The character’s name in Chinese was censored in posts on Sina Weibo, a social media platform similar to Twitter, while a collection of Winnie-the-Pooh gifts vanished...
  • Religion at Work: Muslims Banned From Taking Prayer Breaks, Lawsuit Alleges!

    Muslim workers were banned from taking prayer breaks at a United Parcel Service (UPS) shipping warehouse in Minnesota and told not to use their bathroom breaks to pray, a lawsuit alleges. Abdullahi Dahir and Abdifatah Hassan were fired from the company in 2014 after breaking alleged rules on praying...