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        2/27/2014, Adar 27, 5774

      Anelka Fined, Suspended for Gesture

      Britain's Football Association (FA) fined French soccer player Nicolas Anelka 80,000 pounds, suspended him for five games, and ordered him to enter an education program, Thursday, following a hearing into the "quenelle" gesture he made during West Bromwich Albion's game against West Ham on December 28th. The gesture has been called a reverse Nazi salute.

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