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Stories with subject: Boycotts
  • Boycott over LGBT law impacts more than just the music fans 
    Updated: May-22-16 11:25 am

    GREENSBORO, North Carolina - Stagehand Kery Eller doesn't own any Bruce Springsteen albums, but he would smash them if he did.

  • Boycott leader accuses Israel of imposing travel ban 
    Updated: May-10-16 11:28 am

    JERUSALEM - A leader of the international boycott movement against Israel on Tuesday accused Israeli authorities of imposing a travel ban on him as retribution for his political activities.

  • In California, couple's return to meat sparks vegan uproar story has photos
    Updated: May-06-16 12:32 pm

    LOS ANGELES - At the Cafe Gratitude restaurant chain in California, waiters serve plates of vegan rice bowls, vegetable pizzas and tempeh sandwiches with names such as "Gracious," ''Warm-Hearted" and "Magical."

  • Goa club co-owners banned by Indian Super League 
    Updated: May-06-16 3:59 am

    NEW DELHI - The Indian Super League has banned two co-owners of FC Goa for boycotting the prize distribution ceremony after last season's final against Chennaiyin FC, and slapped a 15-point penalty on the club for next season.

  • McCrory, Cooper speak to NC Chamber amid LGBT law boycotts 
    Updated: May-04-16 11:06 am

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - The major party candidates for governor are speaking to North Carolina's business lobby which wants more from state government as it stays out of the fray involving the state's new LGBT law.

  • UK councils face court challenge over Israel boycotts 
    Updated: May-04-16 7:24 am

    LONDON - A Jewish group has launched a lawsuit against British local authorities that called for boycotts of goods from Israeli settlements, claiming the actions are anti-Semitic.

  • Country stars plan to continue playing in North Carolina 
    Updated: May-02-16 1:00 pm

    INGLEWOOD, California - Bruce Springsteen, Pearl Jam, Ringo Starr and other artists plan to skip North Carolina performances as part of a musicians' boycott over a new law that limits protections to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, but several stars at Sunday's American Country Countdown Awards said they plan to stand by their fans.

  • Feud over artistic independence threatens Asian film fest story has photos
    Updated: May-02-16 8:22 am

    SEOUL, South Korea - The future of Asia's largest, most-awaited film festival is in question as South Korean filmmakers threaten to boycott the red carpet over what they view as government interference.

  • Common Core testing begins Monday in La. public schools 
    Updated: Apr-25-16 1:48 pm

    BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - About 300,000 public school students are taking tests this week tied to the Common Core education standards without the boycotts or heated political rhetoric that marked the testing last year.