Posts Tagged Government and politics

Scale of racism in World Cup host Russia exposed by study

In this June 10, 2012, file photo,  Czech Republic's Theodor Gebre Selassie walks from the pitch after the Euro 2012 soccer championship Group A match between Russia and Czech Republic in Wroclaw, Poland. UEFA said it is investigating reports by anti-racism experts of abuse directed at the Czech players during Russia's 4-1 victory. Russian football is plagued by a racist and far-right extremist fan culture that threatens the safety of visitors to the 2018 World Cup, a dossier provided to The Associated Press revealed on Friday. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

LONDON (AP) — Russian football is plagued by a racist and far-right extremist fan culture that threatens the safety of visitors to the 2018 World Cup, according to a report provided to The Associated Press.

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Jay Leno to join Utah sport awards ceremony

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Jay Leno will join the Governor’s State of Sport Awards dinner in Salt Lake City on April 21 to honor Utah’s top athletic achievements for 2014.

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Legislators looking for specific cost of Bucks’ arena

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The co-chairmen of the state Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee are pressing the Milwaukee Bucks owners to be specific about how much a new arena would cost.

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Breeders’ Cup could get a tax break in Kentucky

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Breeders’ Cup could get a tax break in Kentucky after all.

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Judge rules for Peterson, paving way for reinstatement

In this Dec. 1, 2013, fikle photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, left, tries to break a tackle from Chicago Bears free safety Chris Conte during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game in Minneapolis. A federal judge has cleared the way for Peterson to be reinstated. U.S. District Judge David Doty issued his order Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, less than three weeks after hearing oral arguments. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt, File)

In NFL limbo for the last five-plus months, Adrian Peterson’s future with the Minnesota Vikings is still in question.

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