Riots

Protesters march, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, in Louisville, Ky. Authorities pleaded for calm while activists vowed to fight on Thursday in Kentucky's largest city, where a gunman wounded two police officers during anguished protests following the decision not to charge officers for killing Breonna Taylor. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
September 24, 2020 - 10:15 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — In the wake of the decision not to prosecute Kentucky police officers for killing Breonna Taylor, authorities and activists alike wrestled Thursday with the question of what comes next amid continued demands for justice in the Black woman's death. “The question obviously is:...
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Police move after a Louisville Police officer was shot, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, in Louisville, Ky. A grand jury has indicted one officer on criminal charges six months after Breonna Taylor was fatally shot by police in Kentucky. The jury presented its decision against fired officer Brett Hankison Wednesday to a judge in Louisville, where the shooting took place. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
September 23, 2020 - 9:21 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on a grand jury's decision not to indict police officers on criminal charges directly related to Breonna Taylor's death: (all times EDT) 10:10 p.m. Louisville police say two officer have been shot amid protests in Louisville, Kentucky, over a lack of charges in the...
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Nina Bahinskaya, 73, poses for a photo holding an old Belarusian national flag at an entrance of her apartment building in Minsk, Belarus, Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020. The 73-year-old former geologist has become one of the most recognizable faces of Belarus protests, fearlessly waving a huge opposition's red-and-white flag in front of riot police.
September 20, 2020 - 3:33 am
MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Thousands of protesters who have flooded Belarusian cities for six weeks of demonstrations to demand an end to the 26-year rule of the country’s authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko include people of all ages, professions and social groups. While younger people make up...
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at campaign event at Mill 19 in Pittsburgh, Pa., Monday, Aug. 31, 2020. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
August 31, 2020 - 9:00 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The battle over who can keep Americans safe after recent deadly protests has emerged as the sharpest dividing line for the presidential campaign’s final weeks, with Joe Biden on Monday condemning the violence and President Donald Trump defending a supporter accused of fatally...
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Riot police on the scene as smoke billows from burning tires and fireworks, as a few hundred protesters riot in the Rosengard neighbourhood of Malmo, Sweden, Friday, Aug. 28, 2020. Far-right activists burned a Quran in the southern Swedish city of Malmo, sparking riots and unrest after more than 300 people gathered to protest, police said Saturday. Rioters set fires and threw objects at police and rescue services Friday night, slightly injuring several police officers and leading to the detention of about 15 people. (TT News Agency via AP)
August 29, 2020 - 4:11 pm
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Far-right activists burned a Quran in the southern Swedish city of Malmo, sparking riots and unrest after more than 300 people gathered to protest, police said Saturday. Rioters set fires and threw objects at police and rescue services Friday night, slightly injuring several police...
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Anucska Case assists Carolyn Roberts-Griffith, left, with her costume for a prepping event ahead of this years Notting Hill Carnival which will be held virtually, in London, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020. London's Notting Hill Carnival traces its roots to the emancipation of Black slaves and race riots in the city during the late 1950s. Organizers say the event is more important than ever amid the worldwide campaign for justice following the death of George Floyd in police custody. But their message of resistance and reconciliation will be delivered online worldwide this weekend after the COVID-19 pandemic forced the party to reinvent itself as a virtual event. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
August 26, 2020 - 4:01 am
LONDON (AP) — Organizers of Europe’s biggest street fair, which traces its roots to the emancipation of Black slaves and race riots in London during the late 1950s, say the event is more important than ever amid the worldwide campaign for justice after George Floyd died in police custody in...
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Portland protests continued as a group of several hundred gather outside the Portland Police Bureau: North Precinct on Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020. (Mark Graves/The Oregonian via AP)
August 25, 2020 - 12:42 am
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland police have declared a riot after a fire was started amid protests against racial injustice. Police said Monday night that people had to leave the area near the Portland Police Association building. A fire was set next to the building, someone climbed onto the roof to...
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August 24, 2020 - 3:18 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Monday upheld the convictions of two members of a white supremacist group who admitted they punched and kicked counter-demonstrators during the 2017 “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, but found that part of an anti-riot law used to prosecute...
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Far-right demonstrators with the stated goal of "Saying No to Marxism," gather at the Justice Center in Portland, Ore., Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020, drawing multiple counter-protests from left-wing, anti-fascist groups and Black Lives Matter groups. (Brooke Herbert/The Oregonian via AP)
August 24, 2020 - 2:33 am
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A police precinct was set on fire during a protest in Portland, Oregon, prompting authorities to declare a riot and deploy tear gas to disperse the demonstrators. The fire burned an awning at the north precinct late Sunday, news outlets reported. Police ordered demonstrators...
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Opposing rallies battle with mace, paint balls and rocks near Justice Center in downtown Portland Saturday, August 22, 2020. Dueling demonstrations in Portland by right-wing and left-wing protesters have turned violent near a county building that's been the site of numerous recent protests. (Brooke Herbert/The Oregonian via AP)/The Oregonian via AP)/The Oregonian via AP)/The Oregonian via AP)
August 23, 2020 - 3:04 am
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police forced protesters away from a law enforcement building in Oregon's biggest city early Sunday, as efforts to stop the demonstrators from gathering at the building seemingly fell apart. The protesters apparently had plans Saturday night to march from a park to the...
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