Protesters

Police Now Have To Warn Ferguson Protesters Before Firing Tear Gas
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A judge delivered a legal victory to protesters Thursday, saying police have to warn protesters and give them time to disperse before firing tear gas. A demonstrator throws a tear gas container back at police officers in Ferguson, Missouri, on Aug. 13. Robert Cohen / MCT / St. Louis Post-Dispatch The order — which was […]

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Plainclothes Officers Were Attacked Before Pointing Guns At Oakland Protesters, Officials Say
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The California Highway Patrol said it has used plainclothes officers in the Bay Area since protests against police violence that began Nov. 24. Some protesters are accusing the officers of attempting to instigate looting. An officer in plainclothes who had been marching with anti-police protesters in Oakland Wednesday night aimed his gun at the crowd […]

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"Mockingjay" Filmmakers React To Thai Protesters Adopting "Hunger Games" Salute
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“My goal is not for kids to be out there doing things that are getting them arrested,” director Francis Lawrence told BuzzFeed News. Thai student Natchacha Kongudom flashes a three-finger salute inspired by The Hunger Games in front of a billboard of the film outside the Siam Paragon cinema in Bangkok, on Nov. 20. Chaiwat […]

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Hong Kong protesters dig in over election reforms
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CBS News’ Seth Doane reports from Hong Kong on demonstrations against Beijing’s control of elections there

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Ferguson Protesters Blocked A Freeway Monday
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The protest lasted several minutes as a group of people moved onto Interstate 270 making the familiar “hands up, don’t shoot” gesture. People protesting the death of Michael Brown stopped traffic on Interstate 270 Monday near St. Louis. The incident was broadcasted online by Argus Streaming News. According to KMOV 4, the blockage happened near […]

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Protesters Travel From Across the Country to Try and Save …
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A gunshot victim compared Colossus to therapy during a protest that included people who traveled from as far as Washington, D.C. to Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia Saturday try and save the 36-year-old roller coaster …

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Celebrity protesters distorting the BBC's coverage of rural affairs, report finds
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Use of celebrity commentators on rural issues was “irritating and perplexing” to viewers and listeners, found the wide-ranging report into BBC Coverage of Rural Areas in the UK. “Audiences simply couldn't understand why a celebrity should be treated as …

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Turkish Protesters Clash With Police On Anniversary Of Deadly Demonstrations
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Police fired tear gas and water cannons at protesters Saturday in Istanbul and Ankara, Turkey. Injured protesters flee Turkish riot police in Istanbul. GURCAN OZTURK/AFP / Getty Images People try to march after security members closed Taksim Square and neighboring Gezi Park Saturday. AP Photo/Emrah Gurel View Entire List ›

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