Political and civil unrest

FILE - In this July 20, 2020, file photo, Audrey Reed, 8, holds up a sing through the sunroof of a car during a rally in Los Angeles. Ahead of Labor Day, major U.S. labor unions say they are considering work stoppages in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
September 05, 2020 - 9:30 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Ahead of Labor Day, unions representing millions across several working-class sectors are threatening to authorize work stoppages in support of the Black Lives Matter movement amid calls for concrete measures that address racial injustice. In a statement first shared with The...
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Women march during an opposition rally to protest the official presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus, Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020. Women's marches and demonstrations have become a regular feature of the four weeks of protest that have shaken Belarus following a disputed election that gave Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko a sixth term in office. The poster in the center reads "proud to be Belarusian". (AP Photo)
September 05, 2020 - 9:29 am
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Thousands of women marched through the capital of Belarus on Saturday, calling for the resignation of the authoritarian president, and university students demonstrated against the detention of classmates during the wave of protests gripping the country for four weeks. For the...
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Police and fire services at the scene, outside Broxbourne newsprinters as protesters continue to block the road, in Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, England, Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020. Environmental activists have blockaded two British printing plants, disrupting the distribution of several national newspapers. The group Extinction Rebellion said it targeted printworks at Broxbourne, north of London, and Knowsley in northwest England that are owned by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. Dozens of protesters locked themselves to vehicles and bamboo scaffolding to block the road outside the plants. The facilities print Murdoch-owned papers The Sun and The Times, as well as the Daily Telegraph, the Daily Mail and the Financial Times. (Yui Mok/PA via AP)
September 05, 2020 - 5:34 am
LONDON (AP) — Police arrested more than 70 environmental activists who blockaded two British printing plants, disrupting the distribution of several national newspapers on Saturday. The group Extinction Rebellion said it targeted printworks at Broxbourne, north of London, and Knowsley in northwest...
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Police arrest a man as people gather at a so-called "Freedom Day" protest in Melbourne, Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020. Police in Australia's hardest-hit Victoria state are urging people to stay away from rallies protesting the lockdown in Melbourne. (James Ross/AAP Image via AP)
September 04, 2020 - 11:42 pm
MELBOURNE, Australia — Police in Australia's hardest-hit Victoria state made several arrests among a crowd of about 300 people protesting the lockdown in Melbourne, as the country's death toll rose to 748. Victoria reported 11 more deaths and 76 new infections. The Melbourne restrictions, including...
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Officials work at the area late Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, in Lacey Wash., where a man suspected of fatally shooting a supporter of a right-wing group in Portland, Ore., the week before was killed as investigators moved in to arrest him. Michael Reinoehl, 48, was killed as a federal task force attempted to apprehend him in Lacey, a senior Justice Department official said. Reinoehl was the prime suspect in the killing of 39-year-old Aaron “Jay” Danielson, who was shot in the chest Saturday night, the official said. (AP Photo/Ted Warren)
Associated Press
September 04, 2020 - 6:37 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — ‎Both the suspect in the slaying of the right-wing protester in Portland, Oregon last weekend and the victim had handguns when their confrontation started after dueling street demonstrations, according to court documents made public Friday. The documents said victim Aaron “Jay...
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In this frame grab from a video by @datainput from the New York City Police Department Twitter account, a car moves through protesters, in New York's Times Square, Thursday, Sept, 3, 2020. The New York Police Department says it is trying to find the car that drove through a group of Black Lives Matter protesters blocking a street in Times Square. The NYPD said on Twitter that the car wasn't a police vehicle. (New York City Police Dept. via AP)
September 04, 2020 - 8:14 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department says it is trying to find a car that drove through a group of Black Lives Matter protesters blocking a street in Times Square. Video posted on social media shows the car jerking through the crowd Thursday night with its horn blaring as demonstrators...
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FILE - In this Aug. 25, 2020, file photo, police in riot gear clear the area in front of Kenosha County Courthouse during clashes with protesters, in Kenosha, Wis. After the Wisconsin protest over Jacob Blake's shooting by police turned deadly, a member of an anti-government extremist group started posting updates from the scene for comrades in an encrypted chat room. For months, the nationwide protests against racial injustice and COVID-19 lockdown orders have attracted all kinds of extremists using online platforms to plan, coordinate and drum up support for their activities. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
September 04, 2020 - 7:20 am
SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — After Wisconsin protests over Jacob Blake's shooting by police turned deadly last week, a member of an anti-government extremist group started posting updates from the scene for comrades in an encrypted chat room. The group member named “Jake” said “two of my guys” rushed...
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FILE - In this July 20, 2020, file photo, hundreds of Black Lives Matter protesters hold their phones aloft in Portland, Ore. Once hailed as one of the most livable cities in the U.S., Portland, Oregon, is grappling with an uncertain future as it reaches a stunning benchmark: 100 consecutive nights of racial injustice protests marred by vandalism, chaos — and now, the killing of a supporter of President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File)
September 04, 2020 - 7:09 am
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Once hailed as one of the most livable U.S. cities, Portland, Oregon, is grappling with an uncertain future as it reaches a stunning benchmark: 100 consecutive nights of racial injustice protests marred by vandalism, chaos — and the killing of a supporter of President Donald...
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Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko gestures while speaking to Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin, during their talks in Minsk, Belarus, Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020. On Thursday, Russia's Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin traveled to the Belarusian capital to discuss conditions for Belarus to refinance a Russian loan. (Alexander Astafyev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
September 04, 2020 - 6:16 am
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators rallied again in Belarus' capital Friday to protest the disputed reelection of the nation's authoritarian president, while police dispersed university students attempting to show solidarity with peers who were detained earlier in the week. Information...
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Pro-democracy students raise a three-finger salute, a symbol of resistance, during a protest rally in front of Education Ministry in Bangkok, Thailand Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. Again on this Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020, students will gather to protest outside the Education Ministry demanding reform to what they say is an oppressive and ineffective school system. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
September 03, 2020 - 10:38 pm
BANGKOK (AP) — She‘s 15, writes love stories and likes indie music and anime cartoons. So far so normal. But two weeks ago Benjamaporn Nivas upended traditional notions of Thai schoolkids’ behavior by leading hundreds of youngsters in a protest outside the Education Ministry in Bangkok. On Saturday...
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