Protests and demonstrations

April 09, 2018 - 4:03 am
PARIS (AP) — A police officer has been injured amid skirmishes with activists during the evacuation of a French protest camp erected nearly a decade ago to block construction of an airport in western France. The national gendarme service said the injured officer was hit in the eye with a flare and...
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April 09, 2018 - 3:55 am
PARIS (AP) — A police officer has been shot in the eye amid skirmishes with activists during the evacuation of a French protest camp erected nearly a decade ago to block construction of an airport in western France. The national gendarme service said the injured officer is not in life-threatening...
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In this Saturday, April 7, 2018, photo, Cedar George-Parker addresses the crowd as protesters opposed to Kinder Morgan's plan on Trans Mountain pipeline extension, in Burnaby, British Columbia. Kinder Morgan is suspending all non-essential activities and related spending on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)
April 08, 2018 - 9:07 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Kinder Morgan's controversial Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project that would nearly triple the flow of oil from Canada's oil sands to the Pacific Coast was in doubt Sunday after the company announced a suspension in all non-essential activities and related spending on the...
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April 08, 2018 - 7:14 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Kinder Morgan said Sunday it is suspending all non-essential activities and related spending on its controversial Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project that would nearly triple the flow of oil from Canada's oil sands to the Pacific Coast. The company said its decision is based on...
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April 07, 2018 - 11:38 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A survivor of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting joined the Rev. Al Sharpton at the activist's Harlem headquarters to announce a June rally against gun violence at Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue. Aalayah Eastmond, a junior at Stoneman Douglas High School, was at Sharpton's National...
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Mourners carry the body of Palestinian cameraman who was shot and killed, Friday by Israeli troops while covering a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, during his funeral in Gaza City, Saturday, April 7, 2018. (AP Photo/ Khalil Hamra)
April 07, 2018 - 8:10 am
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hundreds attended the funeral of a well-known Palestinian journalist in Gaza on Saturday who was killed while covering mass protests along the Israeli border the previous day. Yasser Murtaja died from a gunshot wound he sustained while filming Friday in an area engulfed...
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Palestinian protesters stand on sands hill as others carry tires to burn during clashes with Israeli troops along Gaza's border with Israel, east of Khan Younis, Gaza Strip, Friday, April 6, 2018. Palestinians torched piles of tires near Gaza's border with Israel on Friday, sending huge plumes of black smoke into the air and drawing Israeli fire that killed one man in the second large protest in the volatile area in a week. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
April 07, 2018 - 6:58 am
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hundreds, including Hamas chief Ismail Haniyeh, attended the funeral of a well-known Palestinian journalist in Gaza on Saturday who was killed while covering mass protests along the Israeli border the previous day. Yasser Murtaja died from a gunshot wound he sustained...
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Palestinian protesters stand on sands hill as others carry tires to burn during clashes with Israeli troops along Gaza's border with Israel, east of Khan Younis, Gaza Strip, Friday, April 6, 2018. Palestinians torched piles of tires near Gaza's border with Israel on Friday, sending huge plumes of black smoke into the air and drawing Israeli fire that killed one man in the second large protest in the volatile area in a week. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
April 07, 2018 - 6:50 am
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hundreds, including Hamas chief Ismail Haniyeh, attended the funeral of a well-known Palestinian journalist in Gaza on Saturday who was killed while covering mass protests along the Israeli border the previous day. Yasser Murtaja died from a gunshot wound he sustained...
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Palestinian protesters stand on sands hill as others carry tires to burn during clashes with Israeli troops along Gaza's border with Israel, east of Khan Younis, Gaza Strip, Friday, April 6, 2018. Palestinians torched piles of tires near Gaza's border with Israel on Friday, sending huge plumes of black smoke into the air and drawing Israeli fire that killed one man in the second large protest in the volatile area in a week. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
April 07, 2018 - 5:35 am
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hundreds are attending the funeral of a well-known Palestinian journalist in Gaza who died after covering mass protests along the Israel border. Yasser Murtaja died Saturday from a gunshot wound sustained while filming Friday in an area engulfed in thick black smoke...
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Palestinian protesters chant slogans next to burning tires during clashes with Israeli troops along Gaza's border with Israel, east of Khan Younis, Gaza Strip, Friday, April 6, 2018. Palestinians torched piles of tires near Gaza's border with Israel on Friday, sending huge plumes of black smoke into the air and drawing Israeli fire that killed one man in the second large protest in the volatile area in a week. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
April 07, 2018 - 12:18 am
KHUZAA, Gaza Strip (AP) — Thousands of Palestinians protested along Gaza's sealed border with Israel on Friday, engulfing the volatile area in black smoke from burning tires to try to block the view of Israeli snipers and cheering a Hamas strongman who pledged that the border fence will eventually...
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