Boycotts

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., gestures during her address at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics in Manchester, N.H., Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019.(AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
December 13, 2019 - 4:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — All the Democratic presidential candidates slated to participate in next week's debate threatened Friday to skip the event if an ongoing labor dispute forces them to cross picket lines on the campus hosting it. A labor union called UNITE HERE Local 11 says it will picket as Loyola...
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., gestures during her address at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics in Manchester, N.H., Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019.(AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
December 13, 2019 - 3:48 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — All the Democratic presidential candidates slated to participate in next week's debate threatened Friday to skip the event if an ongoing labor dispute forces them to cross picket lines on the campus hosting it. A labor union called UNITE HERE Local 11 says it will form picket...
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., gestures during her address at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics in Manchester, N.H., Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019.(AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
December 13, 2019 - 3:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — All the Democratic presidential candidates slated to participate in next week's debate threatened Friday to skip the event if an ongoing labor dispute forces them to cross picket lines on the campus hosting it. A labor union called UNITE HERE Local 11 says it will form picket...
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Presidential candidate Abdelmadjid Tebboune casts his ballot at polling station, in Algiers, Algeria, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019. Five candidates have their eyes on becoming the next president of Algeria _ without a leader since April _ in Thursday's contentious election boycotted by a massive pro-democracy movement. (AP Photo/Fateh Guidoum)
December 13, 2019 - 7:06 am
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Abdelmadjid Tebboune, a former prime minister and loyalist of Algeria’s influential army chief, has been elected the country's new president in a vote boycotted by members of a vibrant nationwide protest movement, electoral authorities announced Friday. Tebboune, 74,...
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Polling station workers empty a ballot box in a polling station Thursday Dec.12, 2019 in Algiers. Algerians — without a leader since April — voted for a new president or boycotted and held street protests against the elections decried by a massive pro-democracy movement that forced former leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika to resign. (AP Photo/Toufik Doudou)
December 13, 2019 - 7:04 am
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Abdelmadjid Tebboune, a former prime minister and loyalist of Algeria’s influential army chief, has been elected the country's new president in a vote boycotted by members of a vibrant nationwide protest movement, electoral authorities announced Friday. Tebboune, 74,...
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Presidential candidate Abdelaziz Belaid casts his ballot inside a polling station, in Algiers, Algeria, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019. Five candidates have their eyes on becoming the next president of Algeria - without a leader since April - in Thursday's contentious election boycotted by a massive pro-democracy movement. (AP Photo)
December 12, 2019 - 12:56 pm
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algerians — without a leader since April — voted on Thursday for a new president or boycotted and held street protests against the elections decried by a massive pro-democracy movement that forced former leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika to resign. Tensions mounted in the...
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Bishop Sahak Masalyan speaks during a special ceremony after his election as the new Patriarch of Turkey's Armenian community, in Istanbul, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019. Armenian community voted on Wednesday Masalyan as its new patriarch, in an election critics say was overshadowed by Turkish government intervention. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
December 11, 2019 - 1:07 pm
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's Armenian community on Wednesday voted in Bishop Sahak Masalyan as its new patriarch, in an election that critics say was overshadowed by Turkish government intervention. Delegates elected Masalyan, 57, as the 85th patriarch of the Armenian Orthodox Christians in...
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Wires go to microphones above a logo of the Russian Olympic Committee during President of the Russian Olympic Committee Stanislav Pozdnyakov's news conference in Moscow, Russia, Monday, Dec. 9, 2019. The World Anti-Doping Agency has banned Russia from the Olympics and other major sporting events for four years, though many athletes will likely be allowed to compete as neutral athletes. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
December 11, 2019 - 8:48 am
Russian boxers will only take part in the Tokyo Olympics if doping sanctions forcing them to compete as neutral athletes are overturned, the general secretary of the Russian Boxing Federation told The Associated Press on Wednesday. Umar Kremlev said he has spoken with the Olympic boxing team and...
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Austrian author Peter Handke, left, receives the 2019 Nobel Prize from King Carl Gustaf of Sweden, during the Nobel Prize award ceremony at the Stockholm Concert Hall, in Stockholm, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (Jonas Ekstromer/TT News Agency via AP)
December 10, 2019 - 12:25 pm
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Author Peter Handke received his Nobel Literature Prize on Tuesday amid criticism of him in Sweden and abroad as an apologist for Serb war crimes in the 1990s. Handke accepted the 9-million-kronor ($948,000) award from King Carl XVI Gustaf at a ceremony in Stockholm with the...
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2019 Nobel Prize laureate in literature Peter Handke speaks at a press conference at the Swedish Academy in Stockholm, Sweden, Monday Dec. 6, 2019. (Anders Wiklund/TT via AP)
December 09, 2019 - 7:23 am
PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo and Albania say they will boycott the Nobel Literature Prize ceremony Tuesday to protest the award being given to Austrian writer Peter Handke who both countries link to the war in the former Yugoslavia. Handke was an opponent of NATO's airstrikes against Serbia in...
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