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MILAN | Italian soccer alarmed by ban on gambling adverts

MILAN — Italian soccer’s top league has expressed “extreme worry” after the approval of a new decree that would see a blanket ban on any gambling-related advertising in Italy. The Decreto Dignita, which was approved by Italy’s council of ministers on Monday, will come into effect on January 1, 2019. All advertising of gambling-related products … Continue reading MILAN | Italian soccer alarmed by ban on gambling adverts

Warsaw official moves to ban anti-Israeli demonstration

WARSAW, Poland/January 31, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— A Warsaw governor took steps Wednesday to prevent a far-right protest outside the Israeli Embassy by banning traffic in the area, citing security concerns. Soon after the announcement, organizers said they were abandoning the protest because they don’t want to clash with state authorities. The National Movement group had called for … Continue reading Warsaw official moves to ban anti-Israeli demonstration

The Latest: Activists decry Davos ban of anti-Trump protest

DAVOS, Switzerland/January 22, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 4:35 p.m. The head of Switzerland’s Young Socialists is accusing Swiss authorities of bowing to “global elites” by rejecting a request to protest in the town of Davos this week against President Donald Trump’s visit. Tamara Funiciello told … Continue reading The Latest: Activists decry Davos ban of anti-Trump protest

Lebanon reverses move to ban Spielberg’s ‘The Post’

BEIRUT/January 17, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Lebanese authorities have reversed a decision to ban Steven Spielberg’s newspaper drama “The Post” ahead of its opening in theaters across the country, a local cinema manager said Wednesday. Lebanese censorship authorities had recommended the ban because the director is blacklisted by the Arab League over his support for Israel. After two … Continue reading Lebanon reverses move to ban Spielberg’s ‘The Post’

Bitcoin prices fall as South Korea says ban still an option

SEOUL, South Korea/January 16, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Prices of bitcoin and other digital currencies have skidded after South Korea’s top financial policymaker said Tuesday that a crackdown on trading of crypto currencies was still possible. Finance Minister Kim Dong-yeon said in an interview with local radio station TBS that banning trading in digital currencies was “a live option.” … Continue reading Bitcoin prices fall as South Korea says ban still an option

Attorney General Becerra Files Amicus Brief Supporting Oakland’s Ban on Storage and Handling of Coal

SACRAMENTO, CA/December 9, 2017 (STL.News) – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra yesterday filed an amicus brief in support of the City of Oakland’s ordinance prohibiting the storage and handling of coal and petroleum coke at the Bulk Oversized Terminal. The City of Oakland passed the ordinance in July 2016 because of concerns about the health … Continue reading Attorney General Becerra Files Amicus Brief Supporting Oakland’s Ban on Storage and Handling of Coal

Worries hit consumer market over US ban of Kaspersky

NEW YORK/September 13, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Worries rippled through the consumer market for antivirus software after the U.S. government banned federal agencies from using Kaspersky Labs software on Wednesday. Best Buy said it will no longer sell software made by the Russian company, although one security researcher said most consumers don’t need to be alarmed. … Continue reading Worries hit consumer market over US ban of Kaspersky

MDC expands deer feeding ban to 41 counties in response to CWD

JEFFERSON CITY, MO/June 28, 2017 (STL.News) – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) has expanded restrictions on feeding deer and placing minerals for deer from 29 to 41 counties throughout the state, effective July 1. The goal of the expanded feeding ban is to help limit the spread of chronic wasting disease (CWD). The 41 … Continue reading MDC expands deer feeding ban to 41 counties in response to CWD