Protests and demonstrations

Pro-democracy and pro-Beijing lawmakers scuffle in the chamber at Legislative Council in Hong Kong, Saturday, May 11, 2019. Hong Kong's legislative assembly descended into chaos Saturday as lawmakers for and against controversial amendments to the territory's extradition law clashed over access to the chamber. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
May 10, 2019 - 11:46 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's legislative assembly descended into chaos Saturday as lawmakers for and against controversial amendments to the territory's extradition law clashed over access to the chamber. At least one person was taken from the chamber on a gurney following the morning melee, in...
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Pro-democracy and pro-Beijing lawmakers scuffle in the chamber at Legislative Council in Hong Kong, Saturday, May 11, 2019. Hong Kong's legislative assembly descended into chaos Saturday as lawmakers for and against controversial amendments to the territory's extradition law clashed over access to the chamber. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
May 10, 2019 - 11:01 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's legislative assembly descended into chaos Saturday as lawmakers for and against controversial amendments to the territory's extradition law clashed over access to the chamber. At least one person was taken from the chamber on a gurney following the morning melee, in...
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May 10, 2019 - 10:33 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's legislative assembly descended into chaos Saturday as lawmakers for and against controversial amendments to the territory's extradition law clashed over access to the chamber. At least one person was taken from the chamber on a gurney following the morning melee, in...
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Residents speaks with National Police at the entrance of Helicoide prison in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, May 9, 2019, where Edgar Zambrano, vice president of the opposition-controlled National Assembly is being held after his arrest the previous night. The arrest of Zambrano unleashed fears of a wider crackdown on Thursday, even as members of the opposition issued renewed calls for weekend protests in a months long campaign to oust President Nicolás Maduro. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
May 09, 2019 - 10:04 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The arrest of a top opposition leader in Venezuela unleashed fears of a wider crackdown on Thursday, even as members of the opposition issued renewed calls for weekend protests in their campaign to oust President Nicolás Maduro. The Wednesday arrest of Edgar Zambrano, vice...
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Residents speaks with National Police at the entrance of Helicoide prison in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, May 9, 2019, where Edgar Zambrano, vice president of the opposition-controlled National Assembly is being held after his arrest the previous night. The arrest of Zambrano unleashed fears of a wider crackdown on Thursday, even as members of the opposition issued renewed calls for weekend protests in a months long campaign to oust President Nicolás Maduro. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
May 09, 2019 - 8:37 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The arrest of a top opposition leader in Venezuela unleashed fears of a wider crackdown on Thursday, even as members of the opposition issued renewed calls for weekend protests in their campaign to oust President Nicolás Maduro. The Wednesday arrest of Edgar Zambrano, vice...
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Opposition Assembly President Juan Guaido, who declared himself the interim-president of Venezuela, gives a press conference concerning the previous night's arrest of an opposition lawmaker in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, May 9, 2019. The arrest of Edgar Zambrano, vice president of the opposition-controlled National Assembly, appeared to be part of a carefully calibrated crackdown on the opposition by President Nicolas Maduro's government. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
May 09, 2019 - 7:10 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The arrest of a top opposition leader in Venezuela unleashed fears of a wider crackdown on Thursday, even as members of the opposition issued renewed calls for weekend protests in their campaign to oust President Nicolás Maduro. The Wednesday arrest of Edgar Zambrano, vice...
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FILE - In this May 31, 2012 file photo, an Iranian worker cuts a steel roll at the Mobarakeh Steel Complex, some 280 miles (460 kilometers) south of the capital Tehran, and some 40 miles, 65 kilometers, southwest of central Iranian city of Isfahan. President Donald Trump ordered new sanctions on Iran Wednesday targeting Iran's steel, aluminum, copper and iron sectors, which provide foreign currency earnings for the nation's sagging economy. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi, File)
May 09, 2019 - 12:55 pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — U.S. sanctions have targeted Iran's government, its paramilitary forces and the oil exports that fund them. Now they are hitting its vital steel, aluminum, copper and iron industries. The new sanctions, imposed as Tehran announced its partial withdrawal from its 2015 nuclear...
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Baltimore Police carry chains that protesters had used during a monthlong sit-in at Garland Hall on Johns Hopkins' Homewood campus, Wednesday, May 8, 2019. Baltimore police arrested seven people as they ended a monthlong sit-in in the lobby of an administrative building at Johns Hopkins University, where protesters have demonstrated against the creation of a campus police force and the institution's contracts with the U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement agency. (Jerry Jackson/The Baltimore Sun via AP)
May 08, 2019 - 10:38 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police arrested seven people on Wednesday as they ended a monthlong sit-in in the lobby of an administrative building at Johns Hopkins University, where a group of protesters have demonstrated against the creation of a campus police force and the institution's contracts...
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Uber and Lyft drivers, with signs on their vehicles supporting better wages, cross the Brooklyn Bridge in a caravan of about 25 vehicles, Wednesday, May 8, 2019 in New York. The protests arrive just ahead of Uber's initial public stock offering, which is planned for Friday. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
May 08, 2019 - 12:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Some drivers for ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft turned off their apps Wednesday to protest what they say are declining wages at a time when both companies are raking in billions of dollars from investors. Demonstrations took place in 10 U.S. cities, including Chicago, Los Angeles...
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FILE - In this March 15, 2017, file photo, a sign marks a pick-up point for the Uber car service at LaGuardia Airport in New York. Drivers for ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft are planning to turn off their apps to protest what they say are declining wages at a time when both companies are raking in billions of dollars from investors. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
May 08, 2019 - 10:04 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Drivers for ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft turned off their apps to protest what they say are declining wages at a time when both companies are raking in billions of dollars from investors. Demonstrations took place in 10 U.S. cities Wednesday, including Chicago, Los Angeles, New...
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