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Students globally protest warming, pleading for their future

Students globally protest warming, pleading for their futureWASHINGTON (AP) — Students across a warming globe pleaded for their lives, future and planet Friday, demanding tough action on climate change.



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Dozens protest statue in defeated Syria cradle of uprising

Dozens protest statue in defeated Syria cradle of uprisingDozens of people demonstrated Sunday in the defeated cradle of Syria’s uprising against a statue of the late father of the president being reinstated eight years after protesters demolished it. President Bashar al-Assad’s forces secured full control of Daraa from rebels in July, in a massive blow to the country’s ill-fated revolt that erupted in the southern city. “We protested in a number of streets… denouncing a statue of Hafez al-Assad being erected in the centre of Daraa,” a protester told AFP.



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Stephen Clark shooting: Police arrest 84 people after East Sacramento protest — but no charge for officers involved

Stephen Clark shooting: Police arrest 84 people after East Sacramento protest — but no charge for officers involvedThe Sacramento Police Department arrested 84 people earlier this week after activists marched through the wealthy East Sacramento neighbourhood to protest the district attorney’s decision to not criminally charge the two cops who shot and killed Stephon Clark in March 2018. Among the 84 protesters arrested on Monday were clergy members and college students, who recently participated in a sit-in protest shutting down Arden Fair Mall, as well as three local reporters. One of the clergy members arrested is pastor Les Simmons, a prominent voice in the Clark case.



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Police Detain 85 at Sacramento Protest Over Stephon Clark Shooting

Police Detain 85 at Sacramento Protest Over Stephon Clark ShootingPolice detained 85 at a protest against the Sacramento county D.A.'s decision not to charge officers who shot the unarmed 22 year-old.



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The Latest: Mayor seeks inquiry into police protest activity

The Latest: Mayor seeks inquiry into police protest activitySACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the California attorney general's decision on whether to charge officers who killed an unarmed black man last year (all times local):



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80 arrests made, including a reporter and 3 clergy members, during Sacramento police shooting protest

80 arrests made, including a reporter and 3 clergy members, during Sacramento police shooting protestA protest over the shooting of an unarmed black man by Sacramento police has ended with at least 80 arrests, police said. Among those detained were clergy and a reporter.



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Venezuela's Guaido urges supporters to protest on Monday

Venezuela's Guaido urges supporters to protest on MondayCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Opposition leader Juan Guaido is calling for nationwide demonstrations Monday to coincide with his planned return to Venezuela, in a challenge expected to escalate his power struggle with President Nicolas Maduro.



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Polish activists pull down statue of priest in abuse protest

Polish activists pull down statue of priest in abuse protestWARSAW, Poland (AP) — Activists in Poland toppled a statue of a prominent Solidarity-era priest early Thursday amid allegations that he sexually abused minors, a protest against what they called a failure by the Catholic Church and society to resolve the problem of clergy sex abuse.



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The Teen From the Lincoln Memorial Protest Is Suing the Washington Post for $250 Million

The Teen From the Lincoln Memorial Protest Is Suing the Washington Post for $  250 MillionThe family of Nicholas Sandmann, the teen caught up in a viral encounter in January, has sued The Washington Post for $ 250 million



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Venezuela opposition prepares protest, presses for aid to be let in

Venezuela opposition prepares protest, presses for aid to be let inVenezuela’s opposition plans more marches Tuesday to press the military to let in US humanitarian aid, which President Nicolas Maduro says is the stepping stone to an invasion. Opposition leader and self declared president Juan Guaido will lead a rally in eastern Caracas but demonstrations have been called all over the country. “We are going back to the streets to demand the entry of humanitarian aid that will save the lives of more than 300,000 Venezuelans,” said Guaido, who is speaker of the National Assembly.



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