LONDON (AP) — A person with knowledge of the situation says FIFA’s new anti-racism task force will ask soccer’s governing body next week to approve a mandatory five-match minimum ban for any player found guilty of racist abuse.
Posts Tagged Human rights and civil liberties
SWARTHMORE, Pa. (AP) — In a story May 22, The Associated Press reported 72 percent of Harvard University’s student body voted in favor of the school’s endowment divesting from fossil fuel companies. The story should have made clear that the vote was held only among undergraduates and that of the ballots cast, 72 percent were in favor of divestment.
Tags: Business, By KEVIN BEGOS and JOANN LOVIGLIO, Climate, Education, Endowments, Energy and the environment, Environment, Environment and nature, Environmental concerns, General news, Higher education, Human rights and civil liberties, North America, Pennsylvania, Philanthropy, Race and ethnicity, Social affairs, Social issues, United States
Boy Scouts approve plan to accept openly gay boys as Scouts, but controversy likely to persist
Tags: Accidents, Accidents and disasters, Africa, Arts and entertainment, Asia, Business, California, Celebrity, Crime, Drug-related crime, Elections, England, Entertainment, Environment, Environment and nature, Environmental concerns, Environmental laws and regulations, Europe, Gays and lesbians, General news, Government and politics, Government regulations, Human rights and civil liberties, Industries, Law and order, Legal proceedings, Legislature, Local elections, London, Mali, Materials industry, Military affairs, Military and defense, Mount Vernon, New York, New York City, North America, Social affairs, Social issues, Southeast Asia, Terrorism, United Kingdom, United States, Vietnam, War and unrest, Washington, West Africa, Western Europe
Text of President Barack Obama’s speech on the fight against terrorism at the National Defense University, as provided by the White House:
Tags: Afghanistan, Africa, Armed forces, Asia, Berlin, Boston Marathon, By The Associated Press, Central Asia, Collateral damage, Crime, Diplomacy, East Africa, Embassies, Europe, Events, Foreign aid, General news, Germany, Government and politics, Government regulations, Human rights and civil liberties, Improvised explosives, International relations, Iraq, Law and order, Law enforcement agencies, Legislature, Libya, Mali, Marathons, Middle East, Military and defense, Military legal affairs, National security, New York, New York City, North Africa, North America, Pakistan, Radicalism, Religion, Religious issues, Religious strife, Saudi Arabia, September 11 attacks, Social affairs, Social issues, Somalia, South Asia, Sports, Technology, Terrorism, Terrorist attacks, Track and field, United States, Violent crime, War and unrest, War casualties, West Africa, Western Europe, Yemen
DENVER (AP) — In the most prominent challenge of its kind, Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. asked a federal appeals court Thursday for an exemption from part of the federal health care law that requires it to offer employees health coverage that includes access to the morning-after pill.
Tags: Access to health care, Birth control, Business, By KRISTEN WYATT, Courts, Emergency contraception, Financial services, General news, Government and politics, Health, Health issues, Hobbies, Human rights and civil liberties, Industries, Judiciary, Lifestyle, Lobbying, National courts, National governments, North America, Political issues, Professional organizations, Recreation and leisure, Religion, Sexual and reproductive health, Social affairs, Social groups and organizations, Social issues, United States, Women's health