Riots

September 18, 2019 - 7:30 pm
A federal judge on Wednesday temporarily blocked enforcement of some new South Dakota laws that aim to prevent disruptive demonstrations against the Keystone XL pipeline. A lawsuit spearheaded by the American Civil Liberties Union against Gov. Kristi Noem and state Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg...
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Students wearing mask hold hands to surround St. Stephen's Girls' College in Hong Kong, Monday, Sept. 9, 2019. Thousands of demonstrators in Hong Kong urged President Donald Trump to "liberate" the semiautonomous Chinese territory during a peaceful march to the U.S. Consulate on Sunday, but violence broke out later in the business and retail district as police fired tear gas after protesters vandalized subway stations, set fires and blocked traffic. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
September 09, 2019 - 9:17 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Thousands of students formed human chains outside schools across Hong Kong on Monday to show solidarity after violent weekend clashes between police and activists seeking democratic reforms in the semiautonomous Chinese territory. The silent protest came as the Hong Kong government...
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Students wearing mask hold hands to surround St. Stephen's Girls' College in Hong Kong, Monday, Sept. 9, 2019. Thousands of demonstrators in Hong Kong urged President Donald Trump to "liberate" the semiautonomous Chinese territory during a peaceful march to the U.S. Consulate on Sunday, but violence broke out later in the business and retail district as police fired tear gas after protesters vandalized subway stations, set fires and blocked traffic. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
September 09, 2019 - 7:55 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Thousands of students formed human chains outside schools across Hong Kong on Monday to show solidarity after violent weekend clashes between police and activists pushing for democratic reforms in the semiautonomous Chinese territory. The silent protest came as the Hong Kong...
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Protesters wave U.S. flags and shout slogans as they march from Chater Garden to the U.S. c\Consulate in Hong Kong, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019. Demonstrators in Hong Kong plan to march to the U.S. Consulate on Sunday to drum up international support for their protest movement, a day after attempts to disrupt transportation to the airport were thwarted by police. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
September 08, 2019 - 5:44 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Thousands of demonstrators in Hong Kong marched to the U.S. Consulate on Sunday, urging President Donald Trump to "liberate" their city as they press for more democratic freedoms in the semiautonomous Chinese territory. Protesters converged at a park in central Hong Kong before...
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United States flags are reflected on glasses of a protester during a protest in Hong Kong, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019. Demonstrators in Hong Kong plan to march to the U.S. Consulate on Sunday to drum up international support for their protest movement, a day after attempts to disrupt transportation to the airport were thwarted by police. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
September 08, 2019 - 2:56 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Thousands of demonstrators in Hong Kong marched to the U.S. Consulate on Sunday, urging President Donald Trump to "liberate" their city as they press for more democratic freedom in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. Protesters converged at a park in central Hong Kong before...
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United States flags are reflected on glasses of a protester during a protest in Hong Kong, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019. Demonstrators in Hong Kong plan to march to the U.S. Consulate on Sunday to drum up international support for their protest movement, a day after attempts to disrupt transportation to the airport were thwarted by police. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
September 08, 2019 - 2:35 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Demonstrators in Hong Kong marched to the U.S. Embassy on Sunday, urging President Donald Trump to "liberate" their city as they press for more democratic freedom in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. Thousands of people converged at a park in central Hong Kong, chanting "...
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Riot police check a passenger's bag at the airport express station in downtown Hong Kong, Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019. Hong Kong authorities were limiting airport transport services and controlling access to terminals Saturday as they braced for a second weekend of disruption following overnight demonstrations that turned violent. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
September 07, 2019 - 12:08 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police thwarted another disruption at the airport by pro-democracy activists but had to battle protesters at subway stations on Saturday, as the months-long unrest showed no signs of abating even after the government offered a concession days earlier. Police mounted road...
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Protestors run for cover from tear gas shells during a protest in Mong Kok, Hong Kong on Friday, Sept. 6, 2019. The ratings agency Fitch on Friday cut Hong Kong's credit rating and warned that conflict with anti-government protesters was hurting the image of its business climate. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
September 06, 2019 - 10:50 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong protesters besieged a police station and a subway stop on Friday in continuing defiance despite the government's promise to kill a proposed law that sparked months of demonstrations in the semiautonomous Chinese territory. Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announced two days...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, March 20, 2018 file photo, the website of the Telegram messaging app is displayed on a computer screen in Moscow, Russia. Russian opposition supporters in this summer’s anti-government protests are increasingly relying on an encrypted messaging app. Although officially banned in Russia, Telegram is still running, and experts say it’s harder to hijack than other popular platforms. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File)
September 06, 2019 - 9:38 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Anti-government protesters in Russia are increasingly relying on an encrypted and officially banned messaging app to pass on information in critical situations, from dodging riot police to giving those arrested a line to the outside. Although officially banned in Russia, Telegram is...
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In this Saturday, July 27, 2019, photo, provided by Alexei Abanin, Olga Misik, member of the small, grassroots group Bessrochka, sits in front of police officers during an unsanctioned rally in the center of Moscow. Despite the group’s small numbers, its use of new digital tools and efforts to self-organize mark a shift in civil consciousness previously unseen in Russia. (Alexei Abanin via AP)
September 06, 2019 - 5:39 am
MOSCOW (AP) — It's a scene many Muscovites have grown used to seeing this summer as a new wave of anti-government demonstrations gripped the Russian capital: Two masked, heavily clad riot policemen drag away a shrieking teenager as the protesters around them try to free her. But then the two...
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