Posts Tagged Social issues

Orioles-White Sox to experience the sounds of silence

The Chicago White Sox and Baltimore Orioles play a baseball game, Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in Baltimore. The game was played in an empty Oriole Park at Camden Yards amid unrest in Baltimore over the death of Freddie Gray at the hands of police. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

BALTIMORE (AP) — With rubble and debris looming nearby, and tempers still smoldering in riot-torn Baltimore, the Orioles played a baseball game on Wednesday.

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Boca to admit hooligans; Security now in question

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A decision by Boca Juniors to allow one of its best-known hooligans to attend Sunday’s match against Buenos Aires rival River Plate has prompted a top national government security official to say he will not provide policing for the game at La Bombonera Stadium.

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Alabama DB Cyrus Jones arrested on domestic violence charges

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama cornerback Cyrus Jones was arrested on domestic violence charges for allegedly damaging a woman’s cellphone and threatening her.

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Indiana deer harvest was 120,000, down from 2 previous years

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A state wildlife biologist says Indiana’s deer harvest fell last year for the second straight year, but those declines were by design and part of a long-term deer-reduction strategy.

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Greek soccer’s ‘Grexit’ risk eased after talks with UEFA

Former German soccer player Karl-Heinz Riedle, right, ambassador for the UEFA Champions League final in Berlin, draws a ball next to UEFA Secretary General Gianni Infantino, left, during the draw of the semifinal soccer matches for the UEFA Europa League 2014/15 at the UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland, Friday, April 24, 2015. (Laurent Gillieron/Keystone via AP)

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece is unlikely to be suspended from international competition after its government pledged to make key changes to a new sports law aimed at fighting violence and match-fixing, UEFA general secretary Gianni Infantino said Wednesday.

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