Stories tagged: protesters
THURSDAY, 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 …
SATURDAY, 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 …
WEDNESDAY, 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 …
FRIDAY, 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.
FRIDAY, 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.
SATURDAY, 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 …
THURSDAY, 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 …
TUESDAY, 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 …
WEDNESDAY, 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.
WEDNESDAY, 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: MONDAY, 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 …
SATURDAY, 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.