Political and civil unrest

Russian Interior Ministry buses and cars are parked along the Tverskaya street in downtown Moscow, Russia, Monday, June 12, 2017. Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, aiming to repeat the nationwide protests that rattled the Kremlin three months ago, has called for the planned protest to be moved at the last minute, to Tverskaya street, one of Moscow's main thoroughfares, prompting a massive police presence in the area. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
June 12, 2017 - 6:43 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Russian opposition protest (all times local): 1:40 p.m. The wife of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny says that he has been arrested outside his Moscow home on his way to the main demonstration in the capital. Although city authorities had agreed to a location for...
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Governor Ricardo Rossello, right, and Congresswoman representing Puerto Rico Jennifer Gonzalez celebrate the results of a referendum on the status of the island, at the New Progressive Party headquarters in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sunday, June 11, 2017. The governor announced that the U.S. territory overwhelmingly chose statehood on Sunday in a non-binding referendum held amid a deep economic crisis that has sparked an exodus of islanders to the U.S. mainland. Voter turnout was just 23 percent. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
June 12, 2017 - 2:06 am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's governor is vowing to turn the U.S. territory into the 51st state after statehood won in a non-binding referendum hit by a boycott and low turnout that raised questions about the vote's legitimacy. Gov. Ricardo Rossello told a couple hundred supporters...
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Equality March for Unity and Pride participants march past the White House in Washington, Sunday, June 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
June 11, 2017 - 3:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the nation's capital, and dozens of other cities across the U.S., supporters of LGBT rights mobilized for marches and rallies Sunday, celebrating their gains but angered over threats to those advances. The centerpiece event, the Equality March in Washington, was endorsed by...
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Equality March for Unity and Pride participants march past the White House in Washington, Sunday, June 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
June 11, 2017 - 1:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the nation's capital, and dozens of other cities across the U.S., supporters of LGBT rights mobilized for marches and rallies Sunday, celebrating their gains but angered over threats to those advances. The centerpiece event, the Equality March in Washington, was endorsed by...
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June 11, 2017 - 12:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the nation's capital, and dozens of other cities across the U.S., supporters of LGBT rights mobilized for marches and rallies Sunday, celebrating their gains but angered over threats to those advances. The centerpiece event, the Equality March in Washington, was endorsed by...
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June 11, 2017 - 10:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the nation's capital, and dozens of other cities across the U.S., supporters of LGBT rights are gathering for marches and rallies Sunday, celebrating their gains but also angered over threats to those advances. The centerpiece event, the Equality March in Washington, has been...
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Counter-protestors stand behind barricades across the street from an anti-Islamic law protest rally Saturday, June 10, 2017, in Seattle. Rallies against Islamic law have drawn larger counter-rallies in some U.S. cities. Hundreds of counter-protesters marched through Seattle on Saturday to confront a few dozen people claiming Shariah is incompatible with Western freedoms. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
June 10, 2017 - 6:15 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Demonstrators at small but raucous gatherings around the country Saturday raised the specter that extremist interpretations of Islamic law might somehow spread across the U.S., but many of the rallies drew even more boisterous counter-protests by people who called such fears...
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Demonstrators against Islamic law (background) gather in New York Saturday, June 10, 2017, as counter demonstrators line up across Centre St., foreground. Marches against Islamic law were planned Saturday in more than two dozen cities across the United States, but scholars and others say the protesters are stoking unfounded fears and promoting a distorted and prejudiced view of the religion. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
June 10, 2017 - 5:42 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — The Latest on marches against Islamic law being held in U.S. cities (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Seattle police used tear gas to disperse rowdy demonstrators and made several arrests following an anti-Shariah rally and a much larger counter-protest. The department said it was still...
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Counter-protestors stand behind barricades across the street from an anti-Islamic law protest rally Saturday, June 10, 2017, in Seattle. Rallies against Islamic law have drawn larger counter-rallies in some U.S. cities. Hundreds of counter-protesters marched through Seattle on Saturday to confront a few dozen people claiming Shariah is incompatible with Western freedoms. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
June 10, 2017 - 5:08 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Small but raucous demonstrations across the country Saturday targeted the notion that extremist interpretations of Islamic law might somehow infect American democracy, but many of the rallies drew even more boisterous counter-protests by people who called such fears an unfounded...
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Counter demonstrators yell towards a nearby rally protesting Islamic law Saturday, June 10, 2017, in New York. In more than two dozen cities across the United States, the group organizing the rallies, ACT for America, is speaking out against Shariah law, saying it is incompatible with Western democracy. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
June 10, 2017 - 4:56 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — The Latest on marches against Islamic law being held in U.S. cities (all times local): 3:45 p.m. At least 20 people including a Republican candidate for Georgia governor gathered in an Atlanta park for a protest against Islamic law. The rally, one of several held in more than two...
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