Posts Tagged Social affairs

UEFA chief Platini warns of rising extremism, hooliganism

UEFA President Michel Platini waits for the start of the 39th Ordinary UEFA Congress in Vienna, Austria, Tuesday, March 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

VIENNA (AP) — UEFA President Michel Platini has warned that nationalism and hooliganism is threatening European soccer.

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Olympic bid group seeks to bolster public support

BOSTON (AP) — Republican Gov. Charlie Baker and Democratic leaders of the state Legislature announced Monday they would jointly hire an outside consultant to advise them on the bid to bring the 2024 Olympics to Boston, saying they wanted to assure that hosting the games wouldn’t unfairly burden taxpayers.

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3 Iowa wrestlers suspended after arrest

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Three University of Iowa wrestlers have been suspended indefinitely after being arrested last week in eastern Iowa.

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3 Iowa wrestlers suspended after arrest

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Three University of Iowa wrestlers have been suspended indefinitely after being arrested last week in eastern Iowa.

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Principal apologizes for students’ taunt of Boeheim daughter

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A New York City-area high school has apologized for taunts its students aimed at Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim’s daughter during the state tournament semifinals.

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