Political and civil unrest

President-elect Donald Trump's chief of staff Reince Priebus, left, stands with his chief strategist Steven Bannon during a rally at the Wisconsin State Fair Exposition Center, Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016, in West Allis, Wis. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
December 16, 2016 - 5:48 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times local): 6:45 p.m. One of President-elect Donald Trump's top campaign advisers is moving forward with plans to form a nonprofit group that will support the Republican's agenda in the White House. The group is being formed with...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office shows Milwaukee police officer Dominique Heaggan-Brown, who has been charged with reckless homicide in the Aug. 13, 2016, shooting death of Sylville Smith according to online court records Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016. Heaggan-Brown shot Smith, who is also black, following a traffic stop on the city's north side. The shooting sparked two nights of riots in the city. (Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
December 16, 2016 - 4:38 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The prosecutor who charged a former Milwaukee police officer with killing a black man in a shooting that sparked riots in Wisconsin's largest city said Friday that he's not trying to send a message to the public about police use-of-force. District Attorney John Chisholm said he's...
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A protestor shouts as she is arrested outside the House gallery during a special session of the North Carolina General Assembly at the Legislative Building in Raleigh, N.C., Friday, Dec. 16, 2016. (Ethan Hyman/The News & Observer via AP)
December 16, 2016 - 4:10 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on efforts by the North Carolina General Assembly to shift or reduce powers of the new incoming Democratic governor (all times local): 4:45 p.m. The North Carolina legislature has adjourned its special session in what Democrats and hundreds of protesters says is an...
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A protester is arrested outside the House gallery during a special session of the North Carolina General Assembly at the Legislative Building in Raleigh, N.C., Friday, Dec. 16, 2016. (Ethan Hyman/The News & Observer via AP)
December 16, 2016 - 3:28 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Republicans stripped the incoming Democratic governor of some of his authority on Friday and they were on the cusp of an even greater power grab, an extraordinary move that critics said flies in the face of voters. Just last week, it appeared Republicans were...
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University of Minnesota wide receiver Drew Wolitarsky, flanked by quarterback Mitch Leidner, left, and tight end Duke Anyanwu stands in front of other team members as he reads a statement on behalf of the players in the Nagurski Football Complex in Minneapolis, Minn., Thursday night, Dec. 15, 2016. The players delivered a defiant rebuke of the university's decision to suspend 10 of their teammates, saying they would not participate in any football activities until the school president and athletic director apologized and revoked the suspensions. If that meant they don't play in the upcoming Holiday Bowl against Washington State, they appeared poised to stand firm. (Jeff Wheeler/Star Tribune via AP)
December 16, 2016 - 9:58 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — One by one, the entire Minnesota football roster walked out of the locker room and onto the practice facility turf to face a group of reporters. Wearing their maroon game jerseys with gold numbers, they lined up behind 10 of their teammates who were suspended earlier this week...
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Demonstrators crowd the rotunda outside the House and Senate galleries during a special session at the North Carolina Legislature in Raleigh, N.C., Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016. North Carolina Gov.-elect Roy Cooper said Thursday he's ready to fight in court against Republican legislation moving through the surprise General Assembly session that would undercut his powers as he takes office next month. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
December 15, 2016 - 7:47 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's Republican-dominated legislature took extraordinary steps Thursday to reduce the powers of a Democratic governor-elect, defying raucous protests and threatened legal challenges days before he takes office. GOP lawmakers ignored protesters disrupting House and...
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Cheryl Pitchford, third from right, the mother of a 14-year-old Reno boy who was shot last week by a campus police officer, waits for school officials to accept a petition on non-lethal force in the lobby of the Washoe County School District headquarters, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016, in Reno, Nev. (AP Photo/Scott Sonner)
December 14, 2016 - 11:38 pm
RENO, Nev. (AP) — About 100 classmates, friends and family of a 14-year-old Reno boy who was shot by a school district police officer marched to the district headquarters Wednesday afternoon to protest the use of lethal force on the high school campus. Demick La Flamme, the father of a friend of...
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December 14, 2016 - 1:39 pm
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The federal government won't send 100 federal officers to help police protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota as requested, drawing a sharp rebuke Wednesday by the county sheriff who wanted the help as well as the head of the National Sheriffs'...
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