Stories tagged: protesters
Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 4:12 p.m.
Lawsuit filed by Dakota Access protesters to proceed
An appeals court ruled Tuesday that a federal judge in North Dakota was correct in not barring police from using harsh methods against Dakota Access pipeline protesters.
Wed., Nov. 8, 2017, 10:53 a.m.
Striking protesters disrupt roads, trains in Catalonia
Pro-independence protesters blocked roads and stopped commuter trains Wednesday in Spain’s northeastern region of Catalonia as part of a general strike to protest the jailing of ousted Catalan government officials …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 31, 2017, 10:53 p.m.
7 arrests outside Yiannopoulos’ speech at California college
Several dozen protesters have gathered Tuesday night and at least one fight has broken out at a Southern California college before a speech by Milo Yiannopoulos, whose speeches at other …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 28, 2017, 11:09 a.m.
Kenya’s vote dispute simmers, though opposition areas calmer
Kenyan opposition areas were calmer Saturday, a day after the country’s election commission postponed voting in four restive counties where deadly clashes between police and protesters have occurred. It was …
Fri., Oct. 13, 2017
DeVos fundraising visit draws hundreds of protesters
An appearance from Education Secretary Betsy DeVos at a dinner for a conservative think tank in Bellevue Friday drew hundreds of protesters.
Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 10:31 p.m.
DeVos met by protesters at Harvard speech on school choice
Students at Harvard University staged a protest Thursday as Education Secretary Betsy DeVos delivered an address on school choice.
Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 12:28 p.m.
ACLU sues St. Louis over treatment of protesters
The American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri filed a lawsuit against the city of St. Louis on Friday over what it called “unlawful and unconstitutional action” during demonstrations that followed …
Thu., Sept. 14, 2017, 10:07 p.m.
Berkeley closes streets, police align for conservative talk
Police in riot gear ringed the campus of the University of California, Berkeley and surrounding streets Thursday, helping to keep the peace as hundreds of protesters gathered outside a venue …
Tue., Aug. 29, 2017, 5:03 p.m.
19 indicted for attacking protesters during Erdogan U.S. visit
A total of 19 people, including 15 identified as Turkish security officials, were indicted Tuesday by a grand jury in the U.S. capital for attacking protesters in May 2017 during …
Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 11:32 a.m.
House Speaker Paul Ryan visits Idaho to fundraise for GOP
House Speaker Paul Ryan made his first official visit to Idaho as sitting speaker.
Fri., June 30, 2017
Goodman: Health care is a life-or-death issue
Where are the protesters voices? Instead, the networks turn to the same circle of pundits who know so little about so much, focusing only on the Democratic/Republican divide in Congress.
Sat., June 24, 2017
Harrop: Trump as Caesar: They protest too much
I’m not taking bets that either side will sit down and read the play. But that could help any interested parties decide for themselves whether the presentation was unfair, unbalanced …
Wed., April 5, 2017, 12:08 p.m.
Pepsi says it’s pulling widely mocked ad
Pepsi is pulling an ad that has been widely criticized for appearing to trivialize protests for social justice causes. It said it was “removing the content and halting any further …
Thu., Feb. 16, 2017
Dana Milbank: Republican leaders on the run
As recent town hall meetings of GOP Reps. Jason Chaffetz, Utah, Tom McClintock, Calif., Gus Bilirakis, Fla., Diane Black, Tenn., and others turn into well-publicized tongue lashings, their colleagues are …
Sat., Dec. 3, 2016, 8:12 p.m.
North Dakota emergency officials: We won’t let pipeline protesters freeze
The head of North Dakota’s emergency management services says the state is prepared to respond to Dakota Access pipeline protesters who may need help during a winter storm or some …
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016, 4:44 p.m.
Anti-Trump demonstrators say nationwide protests are ‘just a taste of things to come’
They’re angry. They’re afraid. They’re upset that Donald Trump is going to be their next president. But many of the protesters who took to the streets in cities across the …
Fri., June 10, 2016
Debra J. Saunders: Civics lesson needed in San Jose
For his trouble, Hernandez was called names, beaten and bloodied. For dessert, he got to hear politicians suggest it was the fault of his candidate that thugs beat him up.
Fri., April 8, 2016, 11:41 a.m.
Bill Clinton says he regrets scolding protesters at wife’s rally
A day after a heated exchange with protesters, Former President Bill Clinton is offering a near-apology for his behavior at a campaign event for his wife, Hillary Clinton.
Sat., March 19, 2016, 11:32 a.m.
Protesters block main road to Trump rally
PHOENIX – Protesters blocked a main highway leading into the Phoenix suburb Saturday where Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump was preparing to hold a campaign rally alongside Arizona’s revered Sheriff …
Thu., Feb. 20, 2014, 8:32 a.m.
Medic: At least 70 protesters killed in Kiev
KIEV, Ukraine — Fearing that a call for a truce was a ruse, protesters tossed firebombs and advanced upon police lines Thursday in Ukraine’s embattled capital. Government snipers shot back …
Tue., Feb. 18, 2014, 11:41 a.m.
Riot police move in against Kiev protest camp
KIEV, Ukraine — Using water cannons and stun grenades, Ukrainian riot police moved in against the sprawling protest camp in the center of Kiev late Tuesday after nine people were …
Wed., June 26, 2013, 6:54 a.m.
Texas abortion bill falls after challenge
AUSTIN, Texas — Despite barely beating a midnight deadline, hundreds of jeering protesters helped stop Texas lawmakers from passing one of the toughest abortion measures in the country.
Wed., May 1, 2013, 10:20 p.m.
Protesters, police clash in Seattle
SEATTLE — Police used flash bangs and pepper spray against some protesters pelting them with objects late Wednesday, as a spurt of violence erupted after a May Day march for …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 12, 2011, 5:59 p.m.
Percussion grenades used to disperse Occupy protesters
Police used “flash bang” percussion grenades to disperse protesters who blocked an entrance to a Port of Seattle facility Monday evening as part of a national effort to disrupt West …
Sat., Aug. 27, 2011, 2:57 p.m.
Three more megaload protesters arrested in Cd’A
Three more protesters were arrested early Saturday in Coeur d’Alene as a megaload shipment of oil excavation equipment passed through the Lake City.