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  • Former Atlanta Braves GM banned from baseball

    ATLANTA – The former general manager for the Atlanta Braves has been essentially banned from baseball. John Coppolella was placed on Major League Baseball’s permanently ineligible list on Tuesday for rule violations in the international market. The team will also lose its top prospect as part of the penalty....
  • O.J. Simpson banned from The Cosmopolitan hotel in Las Vegas!!!

    O.J. Simpson’s attorney says the former football star has been banned from The Cosmopolitan hotel-casino in Las Vegas. Attorney Malcolm LaVergne on Thursday told The Associated Press that Simpson received a trespass notice from the hotel Wednesday. He denied that Simpson was intoxicated or belligerent while at the Las...
  • Film critics bar Disney from awards consideration over ‘L.A. Times’ dispute

    LOS ANGELES – Four prominent film critics groups announced Tuesday that they will bar Walt Disney Co. films from receiving awards consideration until the company reverses its decision to bar the Los Angeles Times from advance screenings of its films and access to its talent. The move by the...
  • Judge Banned from Death Penalty is Suing the State!

     An Arkansas judge filed a lawsuit in federal court against the state’s supreme court after the judge was barred him from hearing any death penalty cases.  On Good Friday, Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen strapped himself to a cot outside the governor’s mansion, appearing to mimic an inmate...
  • Outraged: Reality Star Banned From Donating Blood to Vegas Victims Because He’s Gay.

    NSYNC star Lance Bass has vented his frustration at not being able to donate blood to Las Vegas massacre victims because he is gay. Gay men cannot donate blood in the US if they have had sex with another man in the past year, reports The Sun. Bass tweeted:...
  • Divorce banned by the courts !

    India’s top court has banned a controversial Islamic practice that allowed men to instantly divorce their wives simply by chanting the word “talaq” three times, calling it “manifestly arbitrary.” The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that “triple talaq” – which means divorce in Arabic – was unconstitutional and un-Islamic. The...
  • Soccer players banned for life from playing for their country

    Two Iranian national team players, including the team’s captain, have been banned from playing for their country for life after they participated with their club team in a game against an Israeli opponent, according to an Iranian government official.   The national team’s captain, 33-year-old Masoud Shojae, and Ehsan...
  • Winnie-the-Pooh is banned in China!!

    Winnie-the-Pooh, the beloved children’s icon, has been blacklisted in China following comparisons between the pot-bellied bear and China’s president, the Financial Times reported. The character’s name in Chinese was censored in posts on Sina Weibo, a social media platform similar to Twitter, while a collection of Winnie-the-Pooh gifts vanished...
  • Religion at Work: Muslims Banned From Taking Prayer Breaks, Lawsuit Alleges!

    Muslim workers were banned from taking prayer breaks at a United Parcel Service (UPS) shipping warehouse in Minnesota and told not to use their bathroom breaks to pray, a lawsuit alleges. Abdullahi Dahir and Abdifatah Hassan were fired from the company in 2014 after breaking alleged rules on praying...