Posts Tagged Government and politics

New Mexico candidate attacks ‘Breaking Bad’ ad

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A candidate for New Mexico state auditor is attacking his opponent’s ad that uses “Breaking Bad” references.

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Serb police nab drone that triggered Balkan ruckus

Albanian Foreign Minister Ditmir Bushati speaks at a news conference in capital Tirana, Albania Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, strongly denouncing anti-Albanian slogans  and the violence before, during and after the match with Serbia.  It was all about the drone Wednesday — the one that took off from an Orthodox Church in Belgrade and flew over a soccer stadium with a nationalist Albanian banner. It ignited more than a brawl between players and fans — it inflamed years of simmering tensions between Balkan rivals Serbia and Albania. (AP Photo/Hektor Pustina)

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbian police have found the drone that flew an Albanian nationalist banner over a soccer stadium in Belgrade, igniting a brawl on the field and fueling political tensions between Balkan rivals Serbia and Albania.

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2018 Olympic ceremonies to be held in Pyeongchang

In this Feb. 19, 2011 photo, visitors play with a sled in front of the sign for Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic in Pyeongchang, east of Seoul, South Korea. Pyeongchang organizers have scrapped plans to stage the opening and closing ceremonies for the 2018 Winter Olympic outside of the host city. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Pyeongchang organizers have scrapped plans to stage the opening and closing ceremonies for the 2018 Winter Olympic outside of the host city.

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Feminist speaker questions Utah’s campus gun laws

Students protest on the campus of Utah State Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, in Logan, Utah. Utah's campus gun laws are in the spotlight after a feminist speaker canceled a speech at Utah State University once she learned the school would allow concealed firearms despite an anonymous threat against her. School officials in Logan were set to go ahead with the event with extra police after consulting with federal and state law enforcement who told them the threat was consistent with ones Anita Sarkeesian receives when she gives speeches elsewhere.(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah’s campus gun laws are in the spotlight after a feminist speaker canceled a speech at Utah State University once she learned the school would allow concealed firearms despite an anonymous threat to kill her and others in a mass shooting.

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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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