Posts Tagged Government and politics

New Mexico candidate uses ‘Breaking Bad’ in ad

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico candidate for state auditor is hoping some “Breaking Bad” references will put him into office.

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Russia’s World Cup budget feeling squeeze

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s budget for hosting the 2018 World Cup may face a squeeze as the ruble’s fall against the U.S. dollar makes imported construction materials more expensive, according to the head of the organizing committee.

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Mongolian football president banned by FIFA

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has banned the Mongolian football federation president from soccer for five years for taking bribes from Mohamed bin Hammam ahead of the FIFA presidential election.

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Los Angeles mulls extending deal to snag NFL team

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The City Council on Tuesday gave developer AEG another six months to lure a professional football team to the nation’s second-largest city, which has lacked one for two decades.

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Hernandez defense wants police station recordings

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Lawyers for Aaron Hernandez want copies of any surveillance authorities have of the ex-New England Patriot while he was at a police station.

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