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GOP boycotts health care advisory board

John Boehner

House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act.


Beck: Airline Treated Me Bad

Glenn Beck is boycotting American Airlines after he says he was treated rudely on a recent flight because of his political views. Beck, on his radio show on Tuesday, claimed that an attendant on a flight from New York City to Texas refused to open his drink for him or speak politely even though that courtesy was given to other passengers.


Parents call for boycott of Ben & Jerry's Schweddy Balls flavor

Parents call for boycott of Ben & Jerry's Schweddy Balls flavor

“The vulgar new flavor has turned something as innocent as ice cream into something repulsive,” the group One Million Moms posted on its website.


L.A. City Council to consider $56-million Arizona boycott over illegal-immigration law

The Los Angeles City Council could take a significant step in protesting Arizona's crackdown on illegal immigration Wednesday when it considers up to $56 million in Arizona-related investments the city could boycott.


Zimbabwe's MDC boycotts unity government with Mugabe

Zimbabwe's opposition MDC said it would boycott the country's power-sharing government until sticking points have been resolved and a political deal is reached, sparking the biggest crisis since the administration was formed nine months ago.


Iran leader approves Ahmadinejad's second term

Iran's Supreme Leader endorsed the presidency of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in a ceremony boycotted by leading moderates in protest at a disputed poll that plunged Iran into its worst crisis since the 1979 Islamic Revolution.


'Angels & Demons' may face Vatican boycott

The Vatican could be gearing up for an official call for a boycott of "Angels & Demons," Ron Howard's big-budget follow-up to "The Da Vinci Code."


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