Political and civil unrest

Greenpeace activists display a banner at the Eiffel tower reads,"liberty, equality, fraternity" in Paris, France, Friday, May 5, 2017. The protest is against far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen two days before the runoff. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
May 05, 2017 - 3:37 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French presidential elections (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Protests are breaking out in Paris on the last day of campaigning before the French presidential election, with environmental activists dangling off the Eiffel Tower and students blocking the entrance to high...
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Students run from tear gas fired by National Police outside the Central University of Venezuela in Caracas, Thursday, May 4, 2017. Students held demonstrations across Caracas Thursday as a two-month-old protest movement that shows no signs of letting up claimed more lives. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
May 04, 2017 - 9:02 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Students battled tear gas-throwing police officers in demonstrations across Venezuela's capital Thursday as a two-month-old protest movement that shows no signs of letting up claimed more lives. "We are students, not terrorists!" a mass of students chanted as they marched...
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President Donald Trump steps off Air Force One during his arrival at JFK International Airport in New York, Thursday, May 4, 2017. Trump traveled to New York to meet for the first time with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and aim to move past the rocky start of their working relationship. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
May 04, 2017 - 7:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A few hundred protesters lined up Thursday along Manhattan's West Side Highway, to jeer Donald Trump's motorcade as he made his first trip back to New York since becoming president of the United States. Trump sped by just before 7 p.m. on his way to attend a dinner with Australian...
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President Donald Trump talks with House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 4, 2017, after the House pushed through a health care bill. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La. is at left, and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas is at right. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 04, 2017 - 6:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Delivering at last, triumphant House Republicans voted Thursday to repeal and replace the "Obamacare" health plan they have reviled for so long, overcoming united Democratic opposition and their own deep divisions to hand a major win to President Donald Trump. The 217-213 vote was...
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May 04, 2017 - 2:57 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Classical music maestro Gustavo Dudamel is speaking out against the Venezuelan government he has long performed for over its bloody crackdown on protesters. Dudamel's statement follows the death of 17-year-old Armando Canizales during a demonstration Wednesday. Canizales was...
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FILE - This combination of file photos shows, from left to right: U.S. President Donald Trump on Jan. 28, 2017, and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Nov. 20, 2016. Turnbull said he and President Donald Trump will focus on North Korea, security and economic issues when they meet for the first time this week in New York on Thursday, May 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, Pablo Martinez Monsivais Files)
May 04, 2017 - 11:47 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull are aiming to put a rocky start behind when they meet for the first time and commemorate the 75th anniversary of an important World War II battle. Their meeting Thursday afternoon was taking place on Trump's...
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President Donald Trump shakes hands with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas after their statements in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 04, 2017 - 10:55 am
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said his first meeting with President Donald Trump left him hopeful, but he did not appear to have come away with any achievements that move the needle on Israeli-Palestinian peace. Abbas said he believes the Trump administration can...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016 file photo, a state flag of Mississippi is unfurled by Sons of Confederate Veterans and other groups on the grounds of the state Capitol in Jackson, Miss., in support of keeping the Confederate battle emblem on the state flag. Some black Mississippi officials say they are boycotting a regional legislative meeting that their own state is hosting, which meets July 29-Aug. 2, 2017, in Biloxi, to protest the Confederate battle emblem on the state flag. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)
May 03, 2017 - 5:24 am
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — In part of a sweeping debate about the public display of Confederate symbols across the South, some black legislators in Mississippi say they are boycotting a regional meeting that their own state is hosting this summer, to protest the rebel emblem on the state flag. The...
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A woman rests on a tire at a roadblock set up by residents outside her home in El Hatillo's municipality near Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Residents blocked streets with trash bags, broken concrete and twisted metal Tuesday to protest the president's bid to rewrite the constitution amid a deepening political crisis. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
May 03, 2017 - 12:06 am
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Trump administration is warning that it might impose more sanctions on Venezuelan officials over President Nicolas Maduro's push to rewrite the constitution amid an escalating political crisis with near-daily demonstrations calling for his ouster. A U.S. State...
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Everett Matthews, of Baton Rouge, La., holds up a sign outside the Triple S Food Mart, where Alton Sterling was killed last year, in Baton Rouge, La., Tuesday, May 2, 2017. The U.S. Justice Department has decided not to charge two white Baton Rouge police officers in the death of Sterling, whose death was captured on cellphone video, fueling protests in Louisiana's capital and beyond. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
May 02, 2017 - 10:41 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department has decided not to charge two white Baton Rouge police officers in the death of a black man whose fatal shooting was captured on cellphone video, fueling protests in Louisiana's capital and beyond, The Associated Press has learned. Federal...
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