Protests

AP
August 13, 2019 - 8:22 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters severely crippled operations at Hong Kong's international airport for a second day Tuesday, forcing authorities to cancel all remaining flights out of the city after demonstrators took over the terminals as part of their push for democratic reforms. After a brief respite...
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AP
August 07, 2019 - 10:35 am
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Protesters greeted President Donald Trump's arrival in Dayton Wednesday, blaming his incendiary rhetoric for inflaming political and racial tensions in the country, as he visited survivors of last weekend's mass shootings and saluted first responders. The president and first...
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AP
July 22, 2019 - 7:28 am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Thousands of Puerto Rican flags fluttered in the morning breeze as demonstrators arrived from across the island Monday for what many expected to be one of the biggest protests ever seen in the U.S. territory, with irate islanders pledging to drive Gov. Ricardo Rosselló...
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July 02, 2019 - 1:33 pm
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Demonstrators across the country, including in Los Angeles, are converging today on the offices of congressional leaders to demand that detention camps holding immigrant children and their families be closed. Anti ICE Protesters, 150+ sponsored by https://t.co/oHrxcYZY3Z &...
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AP
June 28, 2019 - 1:26 pm
NEW YORK — Hundreds of New Yorkers and visitors from around the world filed past the landmark Stonewall Inn on Friday to mark the 50th anniversary of the rebellion that catalyzed the LGBTQ liberation movement, taking photos, awaiting musical performances, and reflecting on the uprising and its...
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AP
June 04, 2019 - 7:28 am
Thousands of protesters greeted President Donald Trump's U.K. visit with anger and British irony Tuesday, crowding London's government district while the U.S. leader met Prime Minister Theresa May nearby. Feminists, environmentalists, peace activists, trade unionists and others demonstrated against...
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AP
May 20, 2019 - 7:23 am
Hundreds of demonstrators marched to the Alabama Capitol on Sunday to protest the state's newly approved abortion ban, chanting "my body, my choice!" and "vote them out!" The demonstration came days after Gov. Kay Ivey signed the most stringent abortion law in the nation— making performing an...
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AP
March 15, 2019 - 9:28 am
From the South Pacific to the edge of the Arctic Circle, students mobilized by word of mouth and social media are skipping class to protest what they see as the failures by their governments to take tough action against global warming. Friday's rallies were one of the biggest international actions...
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November 16, 2018 - 12:22 pm
DUBLIN (CBS News) -- Protests have flared across Ireland this week triggering a viral campaign online after a defense lawyer showed a 17-year-old girl's thong or G-string in court as alleged proof of her consent in a rape case. The outrage has included a female lawmaker brandishing underwear in...
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Associated Press
October 07, 2018 - 7:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Brett Kavanaugh was sworn in as the 114th justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, after a wrenching debate over sexual misconduct and judicial temperament that shattered the Senate, captivated the nation and ushered in an acrimonious new level of polarization — now encroaching on the...
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