Political and civil unrest

September 18, 2017 - 4:38 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — When a former police officer was acquitted in the fatal shooting of a black suspect, protesters vowed to show their disdain by disrupting business in downtown St. Louis. They quickly succeeded. The unrest that followed Friday's ruling closed large corporate offices, shut down...
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September 18, 2017 - 4:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Trump administration has withdrawn a proposal to let Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's security guards buy $1.2 million in U.S.-made weapons, a congressional official said Monday, following violence against protesters during Erdogan's visit to Washington this spring...
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September 18, 2017 - 1:43 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on a civil rights lawsuit against Columbus following the arrest of a man in a convenience store Sept. 1 (all times local): 9:45 a.m. A federal lawsuit in Ohio alleges Columbus police used excessive force when they arrested a man earlier this month in an incident in...
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September 18, 2017 - 7:30 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on protests over the acquittal of a white former St. Louis police officer in the killing of a black suspect (all times local): 6:25 a.m. Authorities say police made more than 80 arrests after violence erupted during the third day of protests over the acquittal of a white...
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September 18, 2017 - 12:59 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on protests over the acquittal of a white former St. Louis police officer in the killing of a black suspect (all times local): 11:50 p.m. Police made dozens of arrests in downtown St. Louis when people ignored orders to disperse after a third night of vandalism that...
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September 17, 2017 - 11:45 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis police made several arrests and one officer was injured Sunday night after an afternoon of nonviolent protest over the acquittal of a white former police officer charged in the shooting death of a black man gave way to broken windows and a police response of several...
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September 17, 2017 - 11:15 pm
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday: 1. PROTESTERS RALLY IN ST. LOUIS ON THIRD DAY OF DEMONSTRATIONS Several hundred protesters march in downtown St. Louis near the city's police headquarters and later through the St. Louis...
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September 17, 2017 - 11:34 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say they have arrested eight people during a protest by ultra-Orthodox Jews in Jerusalem. Dozens of protesters blocked streets during Sunday's demonstration. Some threw rocks at police, who kicked and dragged some protesters. Police spokeswoman Luba Samri said the...
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September 17, 2017 - 1:56 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on protests over the acquittal of a white former St. Louis police officer in the killing of a black suspect (all times local): 1 a.m. Violence during a protest in a St. Louis suburb has forced the public transportation agency Metro to suspend light rail and bus service...
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September 17, 2017 - 1:33 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Protests turned violent for the second night on Saturday in reaction to the acquittal of a white former St. Louis police officer in the fatal shooting of a black man, as a small group of demonstrators refused to disperse, breaking windows and throwing objects at police in riot gear...
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