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Stories with subject: Boycotts
  • Judge blocks union from beaming messages onto Icahn casinos 
    Updated: Aug-27-15 5:59 pm

    ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey - A New Jersey judge on Thursday banned an Atlantic City union from using a light projector to beam critical messages onto the exterior walls of casinos owned or about to be owned by billionaire Carl Icahn.

  • Symmonds boycott shines light on cash, sponsorship in track 
    Updated: Aug-21-15 2:51 am

    BEIJING - Almost as important as how fast the U.S. athletes run this week at world championships is how they look doing it.

  • Spanish festival backtracks, re-invites Jewish singer story has photos
    Updated: Aug-19-15 4:12 pm

    MADRID - Following a barrage of criticism, organizers of an international reggae festival in Spain backtracked Wednesday and apologized for cancelling a concert by Jewish-American singer Matisyahu because he had declined to state his position regarding a Palestinian state.

  • Capitol Hill Buzz: GOP holds panel vote in lunchroom 
    Updated: Aug-05-15 3:16 pm

    WASHINGTON - Over the protests of boycotting Democrats, a Senate GOP-controlled panel Wednesday approved legislation designed to block the Obama administration from implementing tough new standards on greenhouse gas emissions from power plants.