Political and civil unrest

FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015 file photo, Oleg Sentsov gestures as the verdict is delivered, as he stands behind bars at a court in Rostov-on-Don, Russia. A state news agency is quoting a Russian human rights official as saying that jailed Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov is in satisfactory condition despite a month-long hunger strike, it was reported on Thursday, June 21, 2018. (AP Photo, file)
June 22, 2018 - 3:26 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — A lawyer for a Ukrainian filmmaker who has been on hunger strike for more than a month in a Russian prison says his client has lost about 20 kilograms (44 pounds) and is severely weak. Oleg Sentsov, a vehement opponent of Russia's 2014 annexation of Crimea from Ukraine, is serving a...
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Joanna Pokipala, left, her son Kala Pokipala, center, and Vivian Wong, right, gather with telescope protesters outside the Hawaii Supreme Court building in Honolulu on Thursday, June 22, 2018. Justices are considering an appeal to a decision granting a construction permit for the Thirty Meter Telescope planned for Hawaii's tallest mountain. Protesters say the project will desecrate land that's sacred to Native Hawaiians. (AP Photo/Jennifer Sinco Kelleher)
June 21, 2018 - 10:06 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii Supreme Court heard arguments Thursday in an appeal that could determine whether an embattled multi-nation telescope project can be built on a mountain Native Hawaiians consider sacred or have to move to a backup site in Spain's Canary Islands that's less desirable to...
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June 21, 2018 - 12:42 am
NEW YORK (AP) — As the White House struggles to move past another self-imposed crisis, Democrats are fighting to ensure this one isn't quickly forgotten. Democratic leaders have met President Trump's order to stop dividing immigrant families with skepticism, promising waves of protests, border...
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June 20, 2018 - 1:10 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The head of Europe's human rights body is calling on Russia to release an imprisoned Ukrainian filmmaker who has been on hunger strike for a month. Thorbjorn Jagland, secretary of the Council of Europe, met Wednesday with Russian human rights commissioner Tatiana Moskalkova and said...
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FILE - In this Monday, June 18, 2018 file photo, Akemi Vargas, 8, cries as she talks about being separated from her father during an immigration family separation protest in front of the Sandra Day O'Connor U.S. District Court building in Phoenix. Child welfare agencies across America make wrenching decisions every day to separate children from their parents. But those agencies have ways of minimizing the trauma that aren't being employed by the Trump administration at the Mexican border. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
June 20, 2018 - 12:04 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and immigration (all times EDT): 12:01 a.m. The largest U.S. doctors' group, the American Medical Association, is urging the Trump administration to end promptly the practice of separating children from their migrating families at the southern border. The...
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Remnants of a Mississippi state flag burn in front of the Governor's Mansion after members of the Mississippi Poor People's Campaign burned it and a Confederate battle flag in protest in Jackson, Miss., Monday, June 18, 2018. The campaign, held the last of its weekly protests in Jackson, joining a nationwide effort that called for lawmakers and statewide elected officials to address the need for union rights, living wages, fully funded anti-poverty programs and properly fund public education. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
June 18, 2018 - 6:27 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A group of about 30 demonstrators on Monday burned a Mississippi state flag, saying it symbolizes the racism at the heart of the state's problems with poverty, education and health care. Demonstrators with the Poor People's Campaign burned a Confederate battle flag and then a...
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Shankar Narayan, legislative director of the ACLU of Washington, left, speaks at a news conference outside Amazon headquarters, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Seattle. Representatives of community-based organizations urged Amazon to stop selling its face surveillance system, Rekognition, to the government. They later delivered the petitions to Amazon. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
June 18, 2018 - 6:05 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Some Amazon company investors said Monday they are siding with privacy and civil rights advocates who are urging the tech giant to not sell a powerful face recognition tool to police. The American Civil Liberties Union is leading the effort against Amazon's Rekognition product,...
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Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, right and his Macedonian counterpart Zoran Zaev, raise their hands during a signing agreement for Macedonia's new name in the village of Psarades, Prespes Greece, on Sunday, June 17, 2018. The preliminary deal launches a long process that will last several months. If successful, it will end a decades-long dispute between neighbors Greece and Macedonia _ which will be renamed North Macedonia. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis)
June 17, 2018 - 4:47 pm
PSARADES, Greece (AP) — The foreign ministers of Greece and Macedonia endorsed an agreement to resolve a long fight over the Macedonia name Sunday during a signing ceremony filled with history and symbolism. The Greek village of Psarades, located on the shores of Great Prespa Lake, was picked for...
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Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras speaks to lawmakers during a parliamentary session , in Athens, on Saturday, June 16, 2018. Greek lawmakers on Saturday debated for the third and final day a no-confidence motion against the government over a deal to end a decades-old dispute with neighboring Macedonia over the latter's name. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
June 16, 2018 - 5:49 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's left-led coalition government survived a no-confidence vote in parliament Saturday brought over a deal to end a decades-old dispute with neighboring Macedonia concerning the latter's name. But the government suffered a loss in its parliamentary majority after lawmaker...
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A Palestinian boy wearing a traditional uniform stands in front of Muslim women performing Eid al-Fitr prayers, marking the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, in Eastern Gaza City, Friday, June 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
June 15, 2018 - 4:07 pm
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Several thousand Gaza worshippers knelt on prayer rugs spread on sandy soil, near the perimeter fence with Israel, joining hundreds of millions of Muslims around the world Friday in marking the holiday that caps the fasting month of Ramadan. The three-day Eid al-Fitr...
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