Posts Tagged Government and politics

Police bracing for high-risk Feyenoord-Roma match

In this Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015 file photo, an injured Feyenoord fan lies on the ground after being arrested with others during clashes with Italian policemen at the Spanish steps prior to the start of the Europa League soccer match between Roma and Feyenoord in Rome. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, File)

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Police in Rotterdam are tightening security and drafting in reinforcements ahead of a highly charged Europa League match between Feyenoord and Roma, a spokesman said Wednesday.

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Inglewood to consider approving plan for LA-area NFL stadium

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The Inglewood City Council late Tuesday night approved plans to build a football stadium that includes St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke as a partner, clearing a path for a return to the Los Angeles area of the NFL for the first time in two decades.

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California bill would ban chewing tobacco at baseball parks

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Anti-smoking advocates are hoping to strike out chewing tobacco at California baseball games.

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2 members of Congress write Goodell about domestic violence

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two members of Congress asked NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Tuesday to clarify whether teams can lose draft picks if they do not properly address domestic violence.

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Population 7,500, Guingamp takes on the world’s best

In this photo dated Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015,  Guingamp fans hold up scarves during the Europa League soccer match between Guingamp and Dynamo Kiev in the Roudourou stadium in Guingamp, western France.  With one of the puniest budgets in France's top division, Guingamp can't splash the cash like some of the mammoths — Qatar-owned Paris Saint-Germain being the prime example — it competes against and humbles from time to time.(AP Photo)

GUINGAMP, France (AP) — The coaches went to their club president with a modest request: could he buy them a hut, locker or something to store their footballs and equipment?

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