Protests and demonstrations

Brittany Brent of Jackson, wears a Confederate battle flag sticker on her mouth as part of a silent protest to the current Mississippi state flag, on which it rests prominently, during the grand opening ceremony for the two museums, the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, in Jackson, Miss. A small group of protestors wore the stickers and stood silently holding an alternative flag during the program. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
December 10, 2017 - 11:57 am
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — President Donald Trump has honored figures of civil rights movement, some famous, some not. But his tour of the new Mississippi Civil Rights Museum and adjacent Museum of Mississippi in Jackson drew protests Saturday. At issue is a debate over his commitment to the legacy of...
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A view of a site where a synagogue was attacked in Gothenburg, Sweden, late Saturday Dec. 9, 2017. Three people was arrested for allegedly throwing firebombs at the synagogue. No one was injured in the attack during a youth event at the synagogue and the adjacent Jewish center in Sweden's second-largest city. (Adam Ihse/TT News Agency via AP)
December 10, 2017 - 8:49 am
HELSINKI (AP) — Three people have been arrested for allegedly throwing firebombs at a synagogue in the Swedish city of Goteborg, the second anti-Jewish attack in the Nordic nation in two days. Jewish groups condemned the attacks as "unconscionable" and demanded that authorities take action. No one...
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A protester prepares to throw back tear gas canister that was fired towards them by Lebanese riot police during a demonstration in front of the U.S. embassy in Aukar, east of Beirut, Lebanon, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. Scores of demonstrators, including Palestinians, pelted security outside the embassy with stones and burned an effigy of U.S. President Donald Trump in a protest to reject Washington's recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Israel. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)
December 10, 2017 - 8:07 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the fallout from the U.S. decision to declare Jerusalem Israel's capital (all times local): 3:10 p.m. The Vatican says Pope Francis is praying so that "leaders of nations" commit themselves to work to "avert a new spiral of violence" over Jerusalem and is expressing "...
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A protester prepares to throw back tear gas canister that was fired towards them by Lebanese riot police during a demonstration in front of the U.S. embassy in Aukar, east of Beirut, Lebanon, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. Scores of demonstrators, including Palestinians, pelted security outside the embassy with stones and burned an effigy of U.S. President Donald Trump in a protest to reject Washington's recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Israel. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)
December 10, 2017 - 7:56 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the fallout from the U.S. decision to declare Jerusalem Israel's capital (all times local): 3 p.m. Israeli police say that a security guard has been stabbed near Jerusalem's central bus station. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld says the guard was seriously wounded...
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A protester prepares to throw back tear gas canister that was fired towards them by Lebanese riot police during a demonstration in front of the U.S. embassy in Aukar, east of Beirut, Lebanon, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. Scores of demonstrators, including Palestinians, pelted security outside the embassy with stones and burned an effigy of U.S. President Donald Trump in a protest to reject Washington's recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Israel. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)
December 10, 2017 - 7:51 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the fallout from the U.S. decision to declare Jerusalem Israel's capital (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Turkey's president has escalated his vitriol over the U.S decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, calling Israel a "terror state." In a speech Sunday in...
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Mississippi flag demonstrators stand along a ledge at the Energy Plaza where the state's bicentennial celebration and the grand opening ceremony for the two museums, the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, was held, Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, in Jackson, Miss. The protesters are seeking the removal of the Confederate battle flag emblem from the flag and support a different symbol entirely. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
December 10, 2017 - 6:22 am
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Mississippi for the opening of museums dedicated to the state's history and its role in the civil rights movement (all times local): 11:20 p.m. Mississippi is the last state with a flag that includes the Confederate emblem. And...
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Mississippi flag demonstrators stand along a ledge at the Energy Plaza where the state's bicentennial celebration and the grand opening ceremony for the two museums, the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, was held, Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, in Jackson, Miss. The protesters are seeking the removal of the Confederate battle flag emblem from the flag and support a different symbol entirely. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
December 09, 2017 - 9:56 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Mississippi for the opening of museums dedicated to the state's history and its role in the civil rights movement (all times local): 1:45 p.m. During the opening ceremony for two museums in Mississippi, about 25 people, black and...
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Mississippi flag demonstrators stand along a ledge at the Energy Plaza where the state's bicentennial celebration and the grand opening ceremony for the two museums, the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, was held, Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, in Jackson, Miss. The protesters are seeking the removal of the Confederate battle flag emblem from the flag and support a different symbol entirely. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
December 09, 2017 - 7:12 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Mississippi for the opening of museums dedicated to the state's history and its role in the civil rights movement (all times local): 1:45 p.m. During the opening ceremony for two museums in Mississippi, about 25 people, black and...
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Mississippi flag demonstrators stand along a ledge at the Energy Plaza where the state's bicentennial celebration and the grand opening ceremony for the two museums, the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, was held, Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, in Jackson, Miss. The protesters are seeking the removal of the Confederate battle flag emblem from the flag and support a different symbol entirely. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
December 09, 2017 - 3:32 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Mississippi for the opening of museums dedicated to the state's history and its role in the civil rights movement (all times local): 1:45 p.m. During the opening ceremony for two museums in Mississippi, about 25 people, black and...
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President Donald Trump, center, listens to Museum Division Director Lucy Allen, right, during a tour of the newly opened Mississippi Civil Rights Museum in Jackson, Miss., Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson, left, joins the president on the tour. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
December 09, 2017 - 3:30 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — President Donald Trump paid tribute Saturday to the leaders and foot soldiers of the civil rights movement whose sacrifices help make the United States a fairer and more just country, though protests surrounding his visit to Mississippi laid bare the stark divisions among...
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