Stories tagged: riots
Mon., Dec. 3, 2018, 1:45 p.m.
French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe met with political rivals Monday in a bid to ease protesters’ anger after facing widespread criticism following violent anti-government protests that rocked Paris.
UPDATED: Sat., July 7, 2018, 12:04 p.m.
The Haitian government suspended a fuel price hike Saturday hours after demonstrators attacked a Best Western Premiere hotel in one of the wealthiest neighborhoods of the capital.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 12:04 p.m.
Nearly 50 years after the Kerner Commission studied the causes of deadly riots in America’s cities, its last surviving member says he remains haunted that its recommendations on U.S. race …
UPDATED: Fri., May 19, 2017, 9:13 p.m.
After more than 25 years, authorities on Friday identified the last of the 53 people killed during the 1992 riots in Los Angeles.
Tue., April 25, 2017, 3:49 p.m.
When an angry mob erupted in violence across Los Angeles 25 years ago this week, two names were commonly invoked by those in the streets. One is well-known: Rodney G. …
UPDATED: Sat., April 15, 2017, 8:50 p.m.
Hundreds of pro-Trump demonstrators and counterprotesters clashed Saturday at a “Patriots Day” rally in Berkeley, the third time the groups engaged in violent confrontations on city streets in recent months.
Tue., Feb. 21, 2017, 11:21 a.m.
Just two days after President Donald Trump provoked widespread consternation by seeming to imply, incorrectly, that immigrants had perpetrated a recent spate of violence in Sweden, riots broke out in …
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 8:51 a.m.
Prosecutors charged a Milwaukee police officer Thursday with killing a black man in August, alleging the man had thrown his gun away and was unarmed when the officer fired the …
Fri., Nov. 11, 2016, 7:46 a.m.
PORTLAND, Ore. – From New York to Illinois to California, in red states as well as blue, protesters decrying Donald Trump’s election spent another night overtaking highways, smashing store windows, …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 23, 2016, 7:14 p.m.
Hillary Clinton’s campaign says she has decided to postpone her planned trip to Charlotte, North Carolina, on Sunday after hearing from community leaders.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 16, 2015, 9:33 p.m.
Civil rights activist James Meredith visits Northern Idaho in his continuous pursuit of equal rights for all
UPDATED: Mon., April 27, 2015, 5:52 p.m.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Rioters plunged part of Baltimore into chaos Monday, torching a pharmacy, setting police cars ablaze and throwing bricks at officers hours after thousands mourned the man who …
Sat., April 5, 2014, 4:56 a.m.
MADRID (AP) — Spain has indefinitely suspended the export of riot control equipment to Venezuela’s government following weeks of unrest there which have seen an increase in violence as police …
Sat., July 13, 2013, 5:11 a.m.
BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — Northern Ireland’s police commander says 32 officers have been wounded and reinforcements are arriving from Britain to combat rioting by Protestant extremists inspired by the …
Sun., Aug. 14, 2011
A black man killed by police. Mobs of looters. Cities charred and shaken. The riots in London mirror some of the worst uprisings in modern U.S. history. And there are …
Mon., Aug. 8, 2011, 2:50 p.m.
LONDON — Violence and looting spread to new areas of London on Monday — and to a second major British city — as police and politicians struggled to contain the …