Posts Tagged Boycotts

Hundreds of German cinemas refuse to show ‘Avengers’ film

In this April 10, 2015 file photo, a Malaysian Muslim woman poses with a Hulkbuster statue from "Avengers: Age of Ultron" at a mall in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Several hundred movie theaters in Germany have refused to screen the new "Avengers" film in a dispute over rental fees with Disney. News agency dpa reported that 686 theaters in 193 mostly small towns refused to show "Avengers: Age of Ultron," which opened on Thursday, April 23. (AP Photo/Joshua Paul, File)

BERLIN (AP) — Several hundred movie theaters in Germany have refused to screen the new “Avengers” film in a dispute over rental fees with Disney.

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Elway on Demaryius Thomas’ absence: ‘makes no sense’

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Denver Broncos general manager John Elway disagrees with Pro Bowl receiver Demaryius Thomas’ strategy to skip the team’s offseason program while angling for a long-term contract.

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IOC: Ukraine president Poroshenko against sports boycotts

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The International Olympic Committee says that Ukraine state President Petro Poroshenko does not support boycotts of sports events.

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