Vandalism

January 25, 2019 - 3:29 pm
THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — A university in Greece's second-largest city says unknown vandals smashed a campus monument that marks the site of a former Jewish cemetery. The University of Thessaloniki issued a statement on Friday condemning the significant damage inflicted on the marble monument...
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This Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, photo released by the Wyoming, Pa., Police Department shows a booking photo of Ashley Keister. Police in Pennsylvania said Keister smashed her way into a closed police station looking for an officer she'd been sexually harassing ever since he arrested her. Police said Keister, of Nanticoke, used a large cigarette butt receptacle to smash glass doors into the West Wyoming police building on Monday. (Wyoming, Pa., Police Department via AP)
January 10, 2019 - 7:18 am
WYOMING, Pa. (AP) — Police say a woman smashed her way into a closed Pennsylvania police station looking for an officer she'd been sexually harassing ever since he arrested her. Police say 27-year-old Ashley Keister, of Nanticoke, used a large cigarette butt receptacle to smash glass doors into the...
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A man stands at an entrance of the US embassy in Greece, some hours after an anarchist group threw red paint, in Athens, on Monday, Jan. 7, 2019. Police said Monday that eight were detained after about 10 people on motorbikes threw red paint at the embassy's parking entrance at around 3:30 a.m. local time. An anarchist group known as Rouvikonas claimed responsibility for the attack in an internet post. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
January 07, 2019 - 7:07 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek police detained ten people and formally arrested two of them Monday after the U.S. Embassy in Athens was vandalized with paint. Police said the 10 were detained after a group of people on motorbikes threw red paint at the embassy's parking entrance at around 3:30 a.m...
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A man stands at an entrance of the US embassy in Greece, some hours after an anarchist group threw red paint, in Athens, on Monday, Jan. 7, 2019. Police said Monday that eight were detained after about 10 people on motorbikes threw red paint at the embassy's parking entrance at around 3:30 a.m. local time. An anarchist group known as Rouvikonas claimed responsibility for the attack in an internet post. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
January 07, 2019 - 5:56 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek police detained eight people Monday after the U.S. Embassy in Athens was vandalized with paint. Police said the eight were detained after about 10 people on motorbikes threw red paint at the embassy's parking entrance at around 3:30 a.m. local time. An anarchist group...
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January 07, 2019 - 2:24 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek police say they have detained eight people after the U.S. Embassy in Athens was vandalized with paint. Police said Monday the eight were detained after about 10 people on motorbikes threw red paint at the embassy's parking entrance at around 3:30 a.m. local time. An...
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FILE - In this May 25, 2017 file photo, a class of eighth-grade students and their chaperones sit in a meadow at Yosemite National Park, Calif., below Yosemite Falls. Some of the West’s iconic national parks are beginning to partially close as they deal with overflowing restrooms and vandals on the 10th day of a federal government shutdown. (AP Photo/Scott Smith, File)
December 31, 2018 - 4:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Human feces, overflowing garbage, illegal off-roading and other damaging behavior in fragile areas were beginning to overwhelm some of the West's iconic national parks on Monday, as a partial government shutdown left the areas open to visitors but with little staff on duty. "It's...
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December 31, 2018 - 3:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Some of the West's iconic national parks are beginning to partially close as they deal with overflowing restrooms and vandals on the 10th day of a federal government shutdown. Many national parks remain open but with skeleton staffs. The budget director of the nonprofit National...
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Demonstrators run by a burning barricade near the Arc de Triomphe during a demonstration Saturday, Dec.1, 2018 in Paris. Paris police say at least 63 people have been arrested in violent clashes between protesters and police amid nationwide demonstrations against rising taxes and President Emmanuel Macron's policies. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
December 01, 2018 - 2:12 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on French protests against rising taxes (all times local): 8:10 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron is denouncing violent protesters who attacked police and vandalized a Paris monument, promising they will be "held responsible for their acts." Macron said Saturday that the...
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November 20, 2018 - 11:37 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say they've arrested a man suspected of scrawling racist graffiti at the historic African Burial Ground in New York City. Federal prosecutors have charged Ivan Nieves with vandalism and disorderly conduct. Authorities say the 57-year-old was seen on area security camera...
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Demonstrators wearing yellow jackets open the toll gates on motorway at Benesse-Maremne southwestern France, Monday, Nov.19, 2018. The protests reflect broader frustration at President Emmanuel Macron, whose government is sticking to the fuel tax rise as part of efforts to clean up the environment. (AP Photo/Bob Edme)
November 19, 2018 - 4:01 pm
PARIS (AP) — Citizen protests of fuel tax hikes are choking facilities critical to the French economy, and police have orders to remove the drivers blocking sensitive sites to show their anger, France's interior minister said Monday. In a third day of actions, grassroots protesters blocked oil...
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