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KAZAN, Russia (AP) — Scissor-kicking to "Swan Lake" in front of a cheering home crowd, Russia's synchronized swimmers rallied to overtake the United States for gold in mixed duet free at the world championships.
An Egyptian court postponed Thursday its verdict in the retrial of three Al-Jazeera journalists accused of supporting the banned Muslim Brotherhood, in a case that has sparked a global outcry. Australian Peter Greste, Canadian Mohamed Fahmy and Egyptian Baher Mohamed were jailed last year for "spreading false news" during their coverage of the turmoil after the army ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi in 2013. Greste, who has since been deported, and Fahmy received seven years in the initial trial, while Mohamed was jailed for 10 years.