Posts Tagged Israel

On the road to find the world’s funniest person

This undated photo provided by The Laugh Factory shows comedian Nitin Mirani from the United Arab Emirates. Mirani one of several comics featured in a competition known as the Funniest Person in the World. (AP Photo/The Laugh Factory)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It was last summer and Israeli-Palestinian tensions were at the highest they’d been in some time when Jamie Masada hit on a formula for world peace: Forget about guns and bombs, and just tell jokes to each other.

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Kings beat Israel’s Maccabi Haifa 91-59

Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins, center, grabs a rebound between Maccabi Haifa's Alex Chubrevich, left, and Rene Rougeau, right, during the first quarter of an NBA basketball exhibition game in Sacramento, Calif., Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins had 15 points and 12 rebounds to help the Sacramento Kings beat Israel’s Maccabi Haifa 91-59 in an exhibition game Saturday night.

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Windsurfing races moved from Israel to Florida

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — An international windsurfing competition that had to be moved from Israel because of a war began Saturday along Florida’s Gulf Coast.

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