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US police fire pepper spray after pro-Trump 'Straight Pride' parade

US police fire pepper spray after pro-Trump 'Straight Pride' paradeUS police fired pepper spray Saturday after counter-demonstrators accused them of protecting "Straight Pride" advocates who support President Donald Trump, and refused to let officers re-open a road. The unrest came after the counter-protesters and "Straight Pride" group — considered homophobic extremists by their opponents — staged dueling rallies in Boston. Officers fired pepper spray and made several arrests.



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Blockade, beating, pepper spray on second day of Hong Kong airport chaos

Blockade, beating, pepper spray on second day of Hong Kong airport chaosChaos gripped Hong Kong’s airport for a second day Tuesday as pro-democracy protesters staged a disruptive sit-in that paralysed hundreds of flights, saw police fire pepper spray, and a mainland journalist beaten. Demonstrators defied warnings from the city’s leader, who said they were heading down a “path of no return”, and US President Donald Trump called for calm, saying his intelligence had confirmed Chinese troop movements toward the Hong Kong border. The latest protest led to ugly scenes at one of the world’s busiest airports, where small groups of hardcore demonstrators turned on two men they accused of being spies or undercover police — and as desperate travellers pleaded in vain to be allowed onto flights.



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Pepper spray discharges during flight to Hawaii, 15 treated

Pepper spray discharges during flight to Hawaii, 15 treatedHONOLULU (AP) — A can of pepper spray went off inside a plane headed from Oakland, California, to Maui on Friday, requiring emergency help for several people aboard, Hawaiian Airlines said.



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The Latest: Man on pepper spray flight describes ordeal

The Latest: Man on pepper spray flight describes ordealHONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on a can of pepper spray going off inside a Hawaiian Airlines flight. (all times local):



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Outside Trump's rally in Phoenix, bikers, antifa, police, protesters and pepper spray

Outside Trump's rally in Phoenix, bikers, antifa, police, protesters and pepper sprayDespite tinderbox conditions, the demonstrations before the president’s speech were peaceful. But afterward, police disperse demonstrators with pepper spray.



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Phoenix police use pepper spray on Trump protesters

Phoenix police use pepper spray on Trump protestersAt the conclusion Tuesday's campaign-style rally by Donald Trump, police used pepper spray to disperse crowds of protesters who had gathered to voice their displeasure with the president.



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