Protests and demonstrations

Malaysian Muslims offer prayers during the first day of Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Friday, June 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
June 15, 2018 - 4:56 am
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Latest on Eid al-Fitr (all times local): 11: 55 a.m. More than 90,000 thousand Palestinians have worshipped at the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem for Eid al-Fitr prayers. The Mufti of Jerusalem criticized U.S. President Donald Trump's peace plan in his sermon there...
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Malaysian Muslims offer prayers during the first day of Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Friday, June 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
June 15, 2018 - 3:51 am
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Latest on Eid al-Fitr (all times local): 10:50 a.m. Syrian President Bashar Assad has attended Eid al-Fitr prayers at a mosque in Tartous, a town in the coastal region that has remained loyal to the president through seven years of civil war. The coastal region is...
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Malaysian Muslims offer prayers during the first day of Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Friday, June 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
June 15, 2018 - 3:32 am
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Latest on Eid al-Fitr (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Palestinians have performed the traditional morning prayer of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr near Gaza's perimeter fence with Israel, as part of weeks-long protests against a blockade of the territory. The...
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Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt addresses farmers during a forum at a farm near Reliance, S.D. Farmers and ethanol producers gave Pruitt a rough reception in South Dakota, accusing him of undermining the industry that's a key part of the state's economy. (Ellen Bardash/The Daily Republic via AP)
June 15, 2018 - 1:04 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Deep in the heart of Trump country, Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt is being met with protests by farmers and ethanol producers concerned that he is undermining the industry with his strong support of oil and gas. Their unhappiness is being broadcast on...
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June 15, 2018 - 1:03 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt is being met with protests deep in Trump country, as corn farmers and ethanol producers complain his support for oil and gas is hurting their industries. Midwest corn farmers are showing their unhappiness in rallies, on...
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June 13, 2018 - 7:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Rep. Joe Crowley of New York is tweeting that he's doing fine after he slumped to the ground at a rally Wednesday protesting the separation of children from their parents at the Southern border. Crowley's spokeswoman Lauren French says the congressman became woozy from...
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This 2014 photo shows Civil Rights leader Dorothy Cotton, speaking during VSU's Founders Day celebration in Chesterfield County, Va. The Southern Christian Leadership Conference announced that Cotton died Sunday, June 10, 2018. (Patrick Kane/ The Progress Index via AP)
June 11, 2018 - 2:56 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Dorothy Cotton, who worked closely with the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., taught nonviolence to demonstrators before marches and sometimes calmed tensions by singing church hymns, has died. She was 88. Cotton died Sunday afternoon at the Kendal at Ithaca retirement community in New...
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This 2014 photo shows Civil Rights leader Dorothy Cotton, speaking during VSU's Founders Day celebration in Chesterfield County, Va. The Southern Christian Leadership Conference announced that Cotton died Sunday, June 10, 2018. (Patrick Kane/ The Progress Index via AP)
June 11, 2018 - 1:02 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Dorothy Cotton, who worked closely with The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., taught nonviolence to demonstrators before civil rights marches and sometimes calmed tensions by singing church hymns, has died. She was 88. Cotton died Sunday afternoon at the Kendal at Ithaca retirement...
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Hong Kong Activist Edward Leung, second left, is escorted by Correctional Services officers at a prison yard before boarding a bus to take him to high court for sentencing in Hong Kong, Monday, June 11, 2018. A Hong Kong court has sentenced Leung to six years in prison for his part in a violent nightlong clash with police over illegal street food hawkers two years ago. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
June 11, 2018 - 4:07 am
HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong court sentenced activist Edward Leung to six years in prison on Monday for his part in a violent nightlong clash with police over illegal street food hawkers two years ago. Leung, 27, was among a generation of young political activists who emerged after 2014's failed...
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Hong Kong Activist Edward Leung, second left, is escorted by Correctional Services officers at a prison yard before boarding a bus to take him to high court for sentencing in Hong Kong, Monday, June 11, 2018. A Hong Kong court has sentenced Leung to six years in prison for his part in a violent nightlong clash with police over illegal street food hawkers two years ago. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
June 11, 2018 - 12:38 am
HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong court sentenced activist Edward Leung to six years in prison Monday for his part in a violent nightlong clash with police over illegal street food hawkers two years ago. Leung, 27, was among a generation of young political activists who emerged after 2014's failed...
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