Posts Tagged Social issues

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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Filipino boxers try to follow Pacquiao’s path out of poverty

In this April 21, 2015, photo, Filipino boxer, Joemarie Noynay, 19, poses inside a boxing gym in suburban Paranaque, south of Manila, Philippines. Noynay, who has won eight fights in the super bantamweight division, said, “I sometimes think of the hardships, but I tell myself, if Pacquiao can do it, I can do it, too.... I just need to train hard and pray to the Lord to realize my dreams and the dreams of my family.” Manny Pacquiao's rise from crushing poverty to global fame and fortune has inspired a whole generation of Filipino fighters, who look up to his legend as their dream and boxing as a ticket out of harsh lives and uncertainties. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Manny Pacquiao’s rise from crushing poverty to global fame and fortune has inspired a whole generation of Filipino fighters, who look up to his legend as their dream and boxing as a ticket out of harsh lives and uncertainties.

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White Sox-Orioles postponed again in riot-ravaged Baltimore

In this aerial photo, Oriole Park at Camden Yards sits empty, Tuesday, April 28, 2015, in Baltimore, as unrest that occurred after Freddie Gray's funeral continues into a second day. The Baltimore Orioles postponed Tuesday's baseball game against the Chicago White Sox, and Wednesday's game will be closed to the public, followed rioting in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a Baltimore Police Department van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

BALTIMORE (AP) — After a pair of postponements caused by rioting in Baltimore, the Orioles and Chicago White Sox will play Wednesday at Camden Yards in what is believed to be the first game without fans in major league baseball’s 145-season history.

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