Posts Tagged Elections

Bookmaker-funded Ginola campaign could breach FIFA rules

LONDON (AP) — Even if David Ginola gains the nominations required by Thursday’s deadline to stand against Sepp Blatter, his improbable bookmaker-funded campaign could be scuppered by FIFA’s gambling rules.

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Overseer: FIFA presidential ‘candidates’ not official yet

ZURICH (AP) — Not so fast, would-be FIFA presidential candidates.

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Boston mayor opposes putting Olympics question to voters

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Mayor Martin Walsh opposes putting the city’s 2024 Olympics bid before Massachusetts voters, a spokeswoman said Tuesday.

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Movie ‘Selma’ sparks interest in historic Alabama city

In this image released by Paramount Pictures, David Oyelowo portrays Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in a scene from "Selma," a film based on the slain civil rights leader. The 50th anniversary of the historic civil rights marches in Selma and the hit movie that tells the story are expected to bring thousands of visitors to this  Alabama city. Visitors can still walk across the bridge where voting rights marchers were beaten in 1965 and visit the churches where they organized the protests. (AP Photo/Paramount Pictures, Atsushi Nishijima)

SELMA, Ala. (AP) — The 50th anniversary of the civil rights marches in Selma and the movie that tells the story are expected to bring thousands of visitors to this historic Alabama city this year.

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