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UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 16, 2019, 9:48 p.m.

Portland, Oregon, police, federal agents await right-wing rally, counter protests

More than two dozen local, state and federal law enforcement agencies are in Portland, Oregon to help out police with a right-wing rally Saturday.


Hundreds detained in Moscow protest over journalist’s case

Hundreds of people were detained Wednesday as they marched in the Russian capital to protest what they called police fabrications in the wake of the arrest of an investigative journalist …


Witnesses describe drone attack in Venezuela; 6 arrested

Investigators searched a blackened apartment building Sunday where witnesses described seeing a drone and then hearing a thunderous explosion in what President Nicolas Maduro called an assassination attempt by the …


Deal struck to settle discrimination suit against Motel 6

Motel 6 has tentatively agreed to settle a lawsuit that alleges it discriminated against some Latino customers at two Phoenix locations by giving their whereabouts and personal information to immigration …


575 arrested as hundreds of women rally in D.C. to protest Trump’s immigration policy

They came from all over, took planes and buses from 47 states, slept at friends’ homes or in churches and prepared to be arrested Thursday in Washington, D.C.


Ten arrested outside Northwest Detention Center, Tacoma police say

Ten people were arrested Tuesday evening outside the Northwest Detention Center on Tacoma’s Tideflats, according to Tacoma police.


Police arrest 7 in downtown Seattle during march calling for social change

A march to call attention to issues like poverty, systemic racism and militarism culminated Saturday afternoon with the arrests of seven demonstrators who blocked an intersection in downtown Seattle.


ICE arrests 114 workers in immigration raid at Ohio gardening company

A swarm of immigration agents arrested more than 100 workers at an Ohio gardening and landscaping company Tuesday morning, one of the largest of several recent workplace raids carried out …


UPDATED: Tue., May 1, 2018, 5:52 p.m.

More than 100 Uber drivers have been accused of sexual assault or abuse, CNN has found

More than 100 Uber drivers have been accused of sexual assault or abuse, CNN has found.


UPDATED: Mon., March 5, 2018, 7:30 p.m.

Three immigration protesters arrested outside McMorris Rodgers’ office in downtown Spokane

Three people protesting the nation’s immigration policy under President Trump were arrested outside of U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers’ office Monday. The protesters were released and cited for trespassing.


Congressman calls for police to arrest undocumented immigrants at State of the Union

An Arizona congressman known for his hard-line views on immigration called on the U.S. Capitol Police to arrest any undocumented immigrants who attend President Trump’s State of the Union address, …


Cambodia charges foreigners after pornographic dance arrests

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia – Cambodian prosecutors charged 10 foreigners Sunday with producing pornographic pictures after they were arrested at a party in Siem Reap town, near the country’s famed Angkor …


Suit alleges Motel 6 discriminated against Latino customers

A civil rights group sued Motel 6 on Tuesday, alleging it discriminated against some Latino customers at two locations in Phoenix by giving their whereabouts and personal information to U.S. …


Egypt’s military arrests presidential hopeful, ex-general

Egypt’s military on Tuesday arrested its former chief of staff, who was planning to run in upcoming elections against President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, accusing him of inciting against the armed forces …


Tunisia unrest: Arrests, clashes persist amid price rises

Tunisian police arrested 328 people and fired tear gas as protesters hurled rocks and burned tires during further nationwide demonstrations over price rises. European governments warned travelers about the multi-day …


Iran lawmaker says some 3,700 arrested amid protests, unrest

Iranian security forces arrested some 3,700 people during widespread protests and unrest over the past two weeks, a lawmaker said Tuesday, offering a far higher number than authorities previously released.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 30, 2017, 9:27 a.m.

Media group: 81 reporters died, threats soared in 2017

The world’s biggest journalists’ organization says that at least 81 reporters have been killed on the job this year and that violence and harassment against media staff have skyrocketed.


The first Inauguration Day protest trial ended in acquittals. But more than 150 defendants await their day in court.

Last week, the first six people to go to trial in the case were acquitted by a jury on all charges, an outcome which illustrates the challenge for Washington prosecutors …


2 arrested in shooting outside Graham-Kapowsin High School

Two suspects have been arrested following the shooting of two students outside a high school in Graham.


Malta announces 10 arrests in journalist’s car bomb killing

Ten Maltese suspects were arrested Monday over the car bomb slaying of a prominent investigative journalist, the prime minister and other authorities said, about six weeks after the assassination that …


Venezuela arrests top oil officials in corruption probe

Venezuelan authorities on Thursday arrested two former top officials in a widening corruption probe into the state-run oil industry that some see as an attempt by President Nicolas Maduro to …


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 24, 2017, 5:27 p.m.

Seven arrested during mall protest in suburban St. Louis

A protest forced a large suburban St. Louis shopping mall to close for an hour on the day after Thanksgiving, one of the year’s busiest shopping days, and renewed concerns …


Two men arrested in connection to Portland State University shooting

Police said two men have been arrested in connection with a shooting near Portland State University earlier this month that killed a 21-year-old man from Vancouver, Washington.


Few people get prison time after series of 2016 protests

More than half of the 200 people arrested during protests after last year’s presidential elections were not prosecuted, and many cases were dismissed altogether, Portland officials said.


UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 8:36 p.m.

Saudi arrests of princes consolidates another’s power grab

The surprise dismissal and arrest of dozens of ministers, royals, officials and senior military officers by Saudi Arabia’s crown prince is unprecedented in the secretive, 85-year-old kingdom. But so is …


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 11:27 a.m.

143 arrested after protest blocks St. Louis highway traffic

Police arrested 143 people after protesters blocked traffic on a busy highway near downtown St. Louis as part of the ongoing demonstrations against the acquittal of a white former police …


Police make arrests after protests block St. Louis highway

ST. LOUIS – Authorities arrested several people Tuesday night after a group of protesters blocked a section of traffic on Interstate 64 in St. Louis. Many demonstrators were taken into …


Editorial: Feds shouldn’t overreact to crime data

If Sessions doesn’t want to erode progress, as he has stated, he will back off knee-jerk responses that led to past failures.


Fifty detained as anti-Semitic group marches in Swedish city

Police said at least 50 people were detained Saturday during a right-wing demonstration in Sweden’s second-largest city that left one police officer and several others injured.


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 23, 2017, 3:46 p.m.

Some forcibly arrested in St. Louis weren’t protesting

An undercover St. Louis police officer and an Air Force lieutenant who lives in the neighborhood were among several people who say they were forcibly arrested last weekend even though …