Protests and demonstrations

President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
January 30, 2018 - 10:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's State of the Union speech (all times local): 10:35 p.m. President Donald Trump's first State of the Union address clocked in at one hour and 20 minutes. According to the American Presidency Project, that makes Trump's speech one of the...
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President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
January 30, 2018 - 10:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's State of the Union speech (all times local): 10:20 p.m. President Donald Trump says "unmatched power" is the surest defense against threats from rogue regimes, terrorist groups and rivals like China and Russia. He says that's why he's asking...
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President Donald Trump arrives to deliver his first State of the Union Address to a joint session of Congress in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018 in Washington. (Win McNamee/Pool via AP)
January 30, 2018 - 9:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's State of the Union speech (all times local): 9:20 p.m. President Donald Trump says the state of the union is strong "because our people are strong." And he adds that together "we are building a safe, strong and proud America." Trump opened...
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In this Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, photo, Clyde Bellecourt, co-founder or the American Indian Movement, speaks on at Minneapolis City Hall about activists' plans for protests during the Super Bowl. Minnesota activists are using the Super Bowl spectacle to speak out against police brutality, racism, corporate greed and other issues.(AP Photo/Amy Forliti)
January 30, 2018 - 7:25 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Social activists say Minneapolis is turning into a playground for the rich during Super Bowl week, and critics are using the spectacle to rally against economic injustice such as the displacement of dozens of homeless people, and the police shootings of blacks that spawned player...
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A Turkish Forces vehicles is driven past people watching at the Oncupinar border crossing with Syria, known as Bab al Salameh in Arabic, in the outskirts of the town of Kilis, Monday, Jan. 29, 2018. Renewed clashes erupted on Monday on a strategic hilltop in northwestern Syria captured by Turkish troops the day before as Syrian Kurdish militiamen try to regain control. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
January 30, 2018 - 6:26 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's foreign minister opened a Moscow-sponsored peace conference for Syria on Tuesday by saying that time is ripe to end the "painful" conflict the war-torn Arab country. Key Syrian opposition and rebels groups, however, boycotted the gathering which Moscow described as an effort...
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In this Jan. 23, 2018 photo, a youth moves quickly to collect grains of corn on the street that fell from a truck that was looted outside the port in Puerto Cabello, Venezuela. At the country's biggest port, people swarmed a corn-carrying truck and began filling up sacks with the grain while the driver was held at gunpoint. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
January 30, 2018 - 5:02 am
PUERTO CABELLO, Venezuela (AP) — The cab of Carlos Del Pino's big rig gave him a nerve-rattling front-row seat to a surge in mob attacks on Venezuela's neighborhood markets, cattle ranches and food delivery trucks like his. Shortly after pulling away from the docks at Puerto Cabello, the country's...
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Romanian Prime Minister designate Viorica Dancila waves before a joint parliament session that will vote on her and her cabinet's nomination in Bucharest, Romania, Monday, Jan. 29, 2018. Viorica Dancila is expected to win parliamentary approval to become Romania's first female prime minister, and the third premier in a year as the left-wing government faces protests and criticism from the European Union over legislation it is passing that critics say will make it hard to prosecute high-level corruption.(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
January 29, 2018 - 1:46 pm
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's first female prime minister was sworn in Wednesday as the country's third head of government in a year amid ongoing anti-corruption protests. Viorica Dancila, 54, a European Parliament lawmaker before being elected premier, and her Cabinet took their oaths of...
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Romanian Prime Minister designate Viorica Dancila, left, speaks to media next to Social democratic party leader Liviu Dragnea, in Bucharest, Romania, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. Romania's president Klaus Iohannis named Viorica Dancila, a member of the European Parliament and an ally of the ruling Social Democratic Party chairman Liviu Dragnea as the country's the next prime minister and potentially its first female leader.(AP Photo/Octav Ganea)
January 29, 2018 - 9:35 am
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — The woman expected to become Romania's first female prime minister and the third premier in a year promised Monday to raise wages and reduce bureaucracy ahead of a vote in parliament. Viorica Dancila, 54, is expected to win enough votes to lead the left-wing government,...
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Romanian Prime Minister designate Viorica Dancila, left, speaks to media next to Social democratic party leader Liviu Dragnea, in Bucharest, Romania, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. Romania's president Klaus Iohannis named Viorica Dancila, a member of the European Parliament and an ally of the ruling Social Democratic Party chairman Liviu Dragnea as the country's the next prime minister and potentially its first female leader.(AP Photo/Octav Ganea)
January 29, 2018 - 8:47 am
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Viorica Dancila is expected to win parliamentary approval Monday to become Romania's first female prime minister and the third premier in a year. The left-wing government faces protests and criticism from the European Union over legislation it is passing that critics say...
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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, centre, shouts slogans as he attends a rally in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018. Navalny has been arrested in Moscow as protests take place across the country. (AP Photo/Evgeny Feldman)
January 28, 2018 - 5:29 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Protesters gathered across Russia Sunday to support opposition leader Alexei Navalny's call to boycott the March presidential election, and Navalny himself was arrested while walking to the Moscow demonstration. Many of the crowds that turned out in generally frigid weather skewed...
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