Posts Tagged Government and politics

Judge suggests it’s OK for Redskins to sue Indians

In this July 27, 2014 file photo, Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder pauses on the field after football practice at the team's NFL football training facility in Richmond, Va. A long-running dispute over the Washington Redskins’ team name will likely go another quarter. A Virginia judge suggested Friday that a group of Native Americans offended by the name are properly being sued by the football team.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A federal judge seems to think Native Americans offended by the Washington Redskins team name are properly being sued by the NFL franchise.

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South Bend taking offers again on ex-football hall

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — South Bend officials are again listening to offers for reusing the former College Football Hall of Fame building as Ivy Tech Community College leaders continue working on plans for turning it into a culinary education center.

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Spanish league looking for foothold in China

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo, right, celebrates his goal during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and FC Barcelona at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

MADRID (AP) — In an effort to expand its reach overseas, the president of the Spanish league invited 40 leading Chinese businessmen to watch Real Madrid play Barcelona.

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Taylor Swift gets a Bronx cheer as NYC Ambassador

Taylor Swift performs on ABC's "Good Morning America" in Times Square on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, in New York. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — Welcome to New York, Taylor Swift! The locals are kvetching about you already.

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PA peace activists charged in vicious attack

This undated photo provided by the Washington County, Pa., Jail shows Nikole Ardeno. Ardeno and Emanuel Velez are community organizers with a local Stop the Violence group and have both been charged with severely beating a former roommate with whom they had a property dispute on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Washington County Jail )

WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) — Two “Stop the Violence” organizers allegedly beat one of their colleagues so severely that he vomited blood and was left unconscious in critical condition.

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