Political and civil unrest

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April 15, 2017 - 3:11 pm
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Police say at least four people have been arrested after violence broke out Saturday between groups of supporters and detractors of President Donald Trump holding rallies in downtown Berkeley. About 200 people were at Berkeley's Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park when...
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April 15, 2017 - 3:08 pm
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Police say at least four people have been arrested after violence broke out Saturday between groups of supporters and detractors of President Donald Trump holding rallies in downtown Berkeley. About 200 people were at Berkeley's Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park when...
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Sarah Holliger from Findley, Ohio, blows bubbles during a Tax Day demonstration on Capitol Hill in Washington, Saturday, April 15, 2017, calling on President Donald Trump to release his tax returns. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
April 15, 2017 - 2:12 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Protesters took to the streets in dozens of cities nationwide Saturday to call on President Donald Trump to release his tax returns, saying Americans deserve to know about his business ties and potential conflicts of interest. Organizers said the protests — dubbed the Tax March —...
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People gather in Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, April 15, 2017, to oppose government policies that are seen as limiting academic freedom and intimidating civic groups that receive foreign funding. (Zoltan Balogh/MTI via AP)
April 15, 2017 - 1:25 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Thousands of Hungarians are attending a protest dubbed "We won't stay silent" against government policies seen as stifling academic freedom and intimidating civic groups. The protesters on Saturday brought dance music, whistles, horns and loud jeering to fill Freedom Square...
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April 15, 2017 - 12:39 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Protesters are taking to the streets across the country to demand that President Donald Trump release his tax returns. The Washington, D.C., march began Saturday with a rally at the U.S. Capitol, where Democratic lawmakers called on Trump to stop the secrecy. Organizers say marches...
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FILE - In this March 18 2017 file photo, travelers evacuate Orly airport, south of Paris, after soldiers shot and killed a man who wrestled one of their colleagues to the ground and tried to steal her rifle. With the scars and threat of extremist violence looming over France's presidential election, voters will cast ballots under a state of emergency that is becoming a part of the fabric of French life. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu, File)
April 14, 2017 - 7:29 am
PARIS (AP) — The scars of extremist violence run deep in today's France, and the threat of new attacks hangs heavy over the upcoming presidential election. Voters will cast ballots under a state of emergency that is increasingly stitched into the fabric of French life. Yet terrorism is not the No...
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A demonstrator wearing a home made teddy bear gasmask to protect himself from tear gas participates in an anti-government protest in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, April 13, 2017. Venezuela officials are confirming that a fifth person has died in a two-week old anti-government protest movement. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
April 13, 2017 - 10:27 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Thousands of Venezuelans took to the streets in wealthy eastern Caracas amid a tropical downpour Thursday to support a protest movement that is gaining steam even as it turns more deadly. Venezuela officials confirmed earlier in the day that a fifth person had died in the...
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A young man suffering from the effects of tear gas is evacuated by fellow demonstrators during clashes between opposition members and Bolivarian National Guard soldiers, in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, April 13, 2017. Venezuela officials are confirming that a fifth person has died in a two-week old anti-government protest movement. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
April 13, 2017 - 4:01 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Thousands of Venezuelans took to the streets in wealthy eastern Caracas Thursday amid a tropical downpour to support a protest movement that is gaining steam even as it turns more deadly. Venezuela officials confirmed earlier in the day that a fifth person had died in the...
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April 13, 2017 - 9:26 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has banned the use on its territory of a smartphone app widely used like a walkie-talkie to organize demonstrations and other gatherings. The app, called Zello, reportedly has been popular among long-distance truckers in Russia who are conducting strikes to protest a road...
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Josh Hunt protests as fans walk to the ballpark before a baseball game, Tuesday between the Chicago White Sox and the Cleveland Indians, April 11, 2017, during opening day in Cleveland. Hunt is from the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribe. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
April 12, 2017 - 3:54 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred has made his strongest comments on wanting the Cleveland Indians to eradicate their Chief Wahoo logo. Manfred has been in talks with Indians owner Paul Dolan about abolishing the divisive symbol, which has sparked debate for decades. In the past,...
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