Posts Tagged Business

Senator ties NFL tax status to Redskins name

Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wa., from left, President of National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) and Chairman of the Swinomish Tribe Brian Cladoosby, and Amy Sarck Dobmeier of the Qissunamiut Tribe of Alaska join other native Americans and lawmakers during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, to pressure the Washington Redskins football team to change their name. Cantwell says she will introduce a bill to eliminate the NFL's tax-exempt status because the league has not taken action over the Washington Redskins name. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. senator says she will introduce a bill to eliminate the NFL’s tax-exempt status because the league has not taken action over the Washington Redskins name.

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FIFA audit panel member stood down from duty

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has removed a member of its financial monitoring panel who has been implicated in corruption.

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Judge in Pistorius trial faces criticism

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Several legal groups in South Africa have expressed concern about threats and harsh criticism of the judge who found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide, but not guilty of the more serious charge of murder.

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Radisson suspends Minnesota Vikings sponsorship

MINNETONKA, Minn. (AP) — The Radisson hotel chain said Monday it’s suspending its sponsorship of the Minnesota Vikings after star running back Adrian Peterson was charged with child abuse in Texas.

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Apple: U2 album accessed by 33 million users

This CD cover image released by Interscope Records shows "Songs of Innocence," by U2. U2's latest album was given away for free to iTunes users at Apple's unveiling event in Cupertino, Calif. All customers with iTunes accounts received the 11-song "Songs of Innocence" for free last Tuesday afternoon. (AP Photo/Interscope Records)

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple Inc. says 33 million iTunes account holders have accessed U2’s free album.

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