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Stories with subject: Boycotts
  • Minnesota State players practice for Hoffner 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 11:56 pm
  • MANKATO, Minnesota - Coach Todd Hoffner is back on the field at Minnesota State, Mankato after football players ended their brief boycott of spring practice.

  • Norway restores, donates 1927 silent film to China 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 8:01 am
  • BEIJING - Norway donated a restored Chinese silent film from the 1920s to China's national film archive on Tuesday, despite a prolonged diplomatic chill between the countries over the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize.

  • Cambodian opposition almost ready to end boycott 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 6:23 am
  • PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - Cambodia's opposition leader said Thursday his party was close to reaching an agreement with the government that would end the party's boycott of Parliament, but that there were still unresolved issues keeping a deal from being signed right away.

  • Palestinian urges boycott of Israeli settlements 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 5:34 pm
  • UNITED NATIONS - The Palestinian U.N. envoy urged the world Tuesday to boycott products from "illegal" Israeli settlements as part of a stepped up campaign to help Palestine become independent.

  • Chavez biopic shown to 1,000 Calif. farm workers 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 4:55 pm
  • DELANO, California - In California's fertile Central Valley, immigrant workers pick produce sold worldwide. They're mostly Spanish speakers who work long hours in the dirt and sun - not your typical crowd for a Hollywood movie premiere.

  • Platini 'fed up' with calls to boycott 2018 WCup 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 9:26 am
  • ASTANA, Kazakhstan - UEFA President Michel Platini is fed up with politicians calling for a boycott of the 2018 World Cup in Russia over Moscow's actions toward Ukraine.

  • Student government rejects Israel boycott proposal 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 6:31 am
  • ANN ARBOR, Michigan - The University of Michigan student government early Wednesday rejected a proposal calling for an anti-Israel boycott following hours of debate and a weeklong sit-in by students.

  • Carter: Boycott of Israel "too much" 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 2:47 pm
  • NEW YORK - Former President Jimmy Carter said Monday that he doesn't support the Palestinian-led "boycott, divest, sanction" campaign against Israel but said products made in Israel-occupied Palestinian territories should be clearly labeled so buyers can make a choice about them.