Boycotts

FILE- In this Sunday, Jan. 16, 2011file photo, a man shows his pet falcon at a Doha's Souq Waqif, Qatar. Qatar is scrapping visa requirements for visitors from 80 countries as it weathers a boycott by its neighbors and gears up to host the World Cup in 2022. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)
August 09, 2017 - 7:21 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar is scrapping visa requirements for visitors from 80 countries as it weathers a boycott by four Arab states and gears up to host the World Cup in 2022. Under the new policy announced by Qatar Airways and authorities on Wednesday, citizens of 33 mostly...
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August 04, 2017 - 12:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A liberal advocacy group that targeted Glenn Beck and Bill O'Reilly for advertiser boycotts in the past now has its sights set on Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity. Media Matters for America said Friday it will begin asking Hannity's advertisers to shun him and ask thousands of its...
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July 25, 2017 - 4:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Israel has barred five Americans from entering the country because of their support for a boycott of the Jewish state. Israeli authorities say the Jewish, Christian and Muslim leaders have a long record of advocacy for the movement known as BDS. The boycott, divestment and sanctions...
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July 06, 2017 - 4:46 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Muslim groups in Malaysia and Indonesia have called for a boycott of Starbucks because of the coffee chain's support for LGBT rights. Malaysian group Perkasa, which supports a hard-line form of Islam and nationalism, this week called on its more than 500,000 members to...
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June 20, 2017 - 5:12 am
PALMYRA, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania radio host has resigned after being asked by radio management not to criticize President Donald Trump on air. Bruce Bond tells Pennlive.com ( http://bit.ly/2rycgKH ) he's "very sad" he could not continue in his position with WTPA-FM. Bond posted a letter from the...
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Guadalupe Chavez, center, and others yell during a protest outside of the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services building in San Francisco, Monday, May 1, 2017. Immigrant and union groups will march in cities across the United States on Monday, May 1, 2017, to mark May Day and protest against President Donald Trump's efforts to boost deportations. The day has become a rallying point for immigrants in the U.S. since demonstrations were held in 2006 against a proposed immigration enforcement bill. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
May 01, 2017 - 12:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Several hundred teachers picketed outside Philadelphia schools early Monday as thousands more immigrants and union members across the United States prepared a series of strikes, boycotts and marches to protest President Donald Trump's immigration policies. The demonstrations on May...
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FILE - This Oct. 21, 2015, file photo shows signage inside the YouTube Space LA offices in Los Angeles. YouTube’s inability to keep ads off unsavory videos is threatening to transform a rising star in Google’s digital family into a problem child. The key question is whether a recently launched ad boycott of YouTube turns out to be short-lived or the start of a long-term marketing shift away that undercuts Google’s growth, as well as Alphabet Inc., its corporate parent. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok, File)
April 27, 2017 - 5:09 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — YouTube's inability to keep big-brand ads off unsavory videos is threatening to transform a rising star in Google's digital family into a problem child. It's not yet clear whether a recent ad boycott of YouTube will be short-lived or the start of a long-term shift away from the...
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April 22, 2017 - 2:27 pm
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatian anti-fascists and Serb minority groups on Saturday held a commemoration ceremony at the site of a notorious World War II death camp, boycotting the official event over alleged government inaction in curbing the surge of neo-Nazi sentiment in the Balkan country. The...
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April 22, 2017 - 1:12 pm
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatian anti-fascists and Serb minority groups have held a commemoration ceremony at the site of a notorious World War II death camp, boycotting the official event over alleged government inaction to curb the surge of neo-Nazi sentiment in the Balkan country. The ceremony...
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April 22, 2017 - 1:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he'll mark his 100th day in office with a "BIG" rally in Pennsylvania. Trump hits 100 days on April 29 — next Saturday. He tweeted about the rally this Saturday, saying that next week "I will be holding a BIG rally in Pennsylvania. Look forward to it!"...
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