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Lawmakers in Russia's Sverdlovsk region have abolished the direct election of the mayor in the regional capital, Yekaterinburg, a move that has met resistance from the current mayor and protests by residents of Russia's fourth-largest city. In a 42-4 vote on April 3, the regional legislature passed a bill under ...
... with no trains between France, Switzerland, Italy and Spain and three out of four trains running on the Eurostar service connecting to London. Stoppages are planned across the country's rail network for two days out of every five until 28 June. Unions are protesting against the centrist French president's ...

But protesting educators and school employees said they need more from the state after years struggling with outdated textbooks, broken desks, and shorter school weeks due to a lack of ... But many teachers on Monday said they planned to protest as long as it takes to get the increases they're after.
When the protest began Thursday night, organizers released a list of nine demands including adequate housing for all students under 21 and extending the deposit deadline for fall 2018; an end to “unsubstantiated” tuition hikes; an end to rape culture on campus; the disarming of campus police officers; ...
Kentucky teachers gathered by the thousands in Frankfort on Monday to rally for education funding and to protest a surprise vote last week on public pension changes. With spring break in much of the ... Teachers protested surprise pension changes unveiled and passed in hours. The rally also supported ...
Dalits in India have organised mass protests against a Supreme Court ruling, which activists say will likely dilute a stringent law that was enacted to ... According to local media reports, at least four people have been killed in the central state of Madhya Pradesh as protest against the top court's verdict on ...

What is unmistakable, however, is a vigour and excitement about the idea of protesting: there is a nostalgia for the concept of marching together, for the camaraderie of hatching plans. The film proposes homosexuality as a vibrant and questioning counterpoint to polite society; its protagonists are young, ...
Every public school in Kentucky and many schools in Oklahoma closed on Monday due to the large number of teachers protesting. The simultaneous protests across the country marked a breaking point for many teachers, who say they're tired of raising money and paying out of pocket for their underfunded ...
Under such conditions, it is no wonder that pent-up frustrations would erupt in protests, as they did last Friday. Responding to the demonstrations, Israeli forces killed 17 Palestinians at the border fence that separates Israel from Gaza. More than 1,000 Palestinians were injured. It was the worst violence ...
As the day began, protests were peaceful, but they quickly turned violent, with local media reporting clashes between police and protesters in Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and elsewhere. Violent protests were reported in at least seven states. According to Rahul Jain, the head of the Gwalior district ...
There have been more protests since a private autopsy, released Friday, showed Clark was shot eight times - most of those in the back. The Sacramento Police Department said ... COLEMAN: Is there a new purpose to your protest now that you have this information? LEWIS: I think that the purpose will stay ...
Kashmiri protester throw stones at Indian paramilitary soldier during a protest against the killing of rebels in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Sunday, April 1, 2018. At least eight rebels have been killed in fighting with Indian troops in disputed Kashmir, triggering a new round of anti-India protests and ...
Marchers had taken to the street on Saturday night, part of dayslong protests in the wake of the killing of Clark, 22, an unarmed black man shot to death by police on March 18 in Sacramento. Demonstrations have been particularly tense since Thursday, when an independent autopsy report concluded Clark ...
Seven people have died amid violent protests involving tens of thousands of protesters from the Dalit (formerly untouchable) community across India. They have taken to the streets to protest against a Supreme Court order that they say weakens a law designed to protect lower caste communities.
And the protests seemed to be getting more diverse, as Capital Public Radio's Bob Moffitt reports. BOB MOFFITT, BYLINE: It's been two weeks since Stephon Clark was shot and killed by officers responding to calls of someone breaking car windows. Most of those protesting the shooting have been local ...
This week, the Louisiana House of Representatives introduced new legislation aimed at criminalizing the activities of groups protesting the extraction, burning, and transport of oil and gas. The bill is similar to a model created by the right-wing American Legislative Exchange Council. Indeed, in the wake of ...
The Gaza-Israel border was relatively calm on Saturday, a day after tens of thousands Palestinian protesters gathered and Israeli soldiers shot 773 people, killing at least 15, according to the Palestinian ministry of health. The ministry said that Gaza hospitals were running low on blood and overstretched by ...

A private school in Boone County announced it would be closed Monday in support of statewide teacher protests. In a Facebook post to parents, Principal Chad Caddell of Union Pointe Academy said public education has recently been under attack. "Union Pointe Academy will be closed on Monday, April 2 ...
The protests were much smaller than on Friday, when thousands of Palestinians massed along the border in what was supposed to be a peaceful ... East of the Al Bureij refugee camp in central Gaza, only small groups were protesting. .... Friday's protest was the largest protest seen in Gaza in years.
SACRAMENTO — Asked pregame Saturday night about the Warriors' decision not to join a rally protesting the police killing of an unarmed black man, ... In recent days, as protests swelled in the streets of Sacramento, Kerr and several Warriors players voiced support for the family of Stephon Clark, who ...
The night before, several hundred protesters marched through downtown streets for nearly four hours, with Black Lives Matter Sacramento leaders defusing tensions on several occasions to keep the march peaceful. Friday's protests – the fourth evening of demonstrations in a row – began after the release ...
(CNN) Former Sacramento Kings forward Matt Barnes on Saturday led demonstrators in California's capital in a protest rally over the police killing of an ... The protests came one day after a forensic pathologist retained by the family of Stephon Clark said police shot the 22-year-old eight times, including six ...
And when they did that, the officers wouldn't let them. But at that point, Stephon Clark's brother showed up, Stevantae, and instead of encouraging the protest, Stevantae asked them to stop. He yelled, let's invest in libraries and resource centers in the community and stop protesting. They didn't take I-5, and ...
Black Lives Matters and other various groups again protested the shooting of the 22-year-old man, who was shot to death by police in his grandmother's backyard on March 18. Clark was clutching only a cellphone when two Sacramento police officers, who were wearing body cameras, fired a fusillade of ...
The incident came amid protests over the fatal police shooting of Stephon Clark. Clark was shot by Sacramento police last month while unarmed in the backyard of his grandmother's house. The results of an independent autopsy of Clark commissioned by his family revealed he had been struck by eight ...
A small counter protest took place on the other side of the road. In Jaffa, Arab citizens of Israel protested in solidarity with Gaza at the same time. On Friday, around 30,000 Palestinians marched near the Israeli border as part of the “March of Return,” a series of mass protests along the Israeli border.
He said Israeli forces responded defensively because Hamas engineered the event to have thousands of people "to storm into Israel, to overrun Israel." He told CNN Saturday that calling it a protest is inaccurate. "Bombs were placed, rockets were shot, guns were shot at Israelis. Israel did what any country ...
An activist at a Sacramento demonstration protesting the police killing of an unarmed black man in his grandmother's backyard was struck and injured by a Sheriff's Department vehicle late Saturday as law enforcement officials tried to pass through the crowd. The Sacramento Bee and The State Hornet ...
Deadly protests against Indian rule erupted in several parts of Indian-controlled Kashmir on Sunday following the killings of at least eight rebels in fighting with government forces, officials said. At least two army soldiers were also killed in the fighting. (AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan) The Associated Press.
A passionate sign-waving, chanting crowd of up to 300 protesters marched for more than four hours through the streets of downtown Sacramento Friday night and early Saturday in angry reaction to the release of a private autopsy that found Stephon Clark was fatally shot eight times by police, including six ...
Brother of unarmed man killed by police in Sacramento redirects protests ... The March 18 shooting of Stephon Clark, 22, by Sacramento police officers has sparked near daily protests downtown, with his name becoming a rallying cry for police ... Martin Luther King Jr. and his advocacy of nonviolent protest.
... protesting about has changed significantly too, perhaps most vividly illustrated by last weekend's nationwide demonstration of support for victims of the Parkland school shooting. Guns are now the dominant topic named by both Republicans and Democrats when asked what they would use a protest sign ...
Student shot at Madison Schools in Ohio gets detention for school-shooting protest ... Some in this small Butler County community are upset with the punishment, saying if anyone has a right to protest it's these students. One family ... Abby Ison protests near the Madison Jr./Sr. High School in Butler County.
During the daylong protest on Thursday, students posted signs with their demands outside of the administration building, which included a demand for Frederick's resignation. Students were still ... Rihanna showed her support for the Howard student's protest and retweeted a video of them singing her song.
DAKAR, Senegal — Thousands of Ghanaians rallied in the streets of their capital on Wednesday to protest a deal that would give the United States military an expanded role in Ghana. As part of the agreement struck last week, the United States would invest about $20 million in equipment and training for ...
He took offence to suggestions the peaceful protests could turn violent. “We've never been violent over the last 230 years. We've always been from a standpoint of defending.” Commonwealth Games chairman and former Queensland premier Peter Beattie said organisers had anticipated protests and were ...
Erbil, Iraq - Government employees in the autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq, including teachers and doctors, have protested against austerity ... Amid growing protests, senior Kurdish government officials held a meeting on Wednesday and vowed to change the current salary structure to meet the ...
Palestinians in Gaza have marched in their thousands to the Israel border at the start of a six-week-long protest. ... Hamas, the militant group that dominates the Gaza Strip, has accused Israel of trying to intimidate Palestinians by killing the farmer and by urging them not to participate in the protests.
The best way to turn these protests into progress is to craft a bipartisan bill that will avoid fallout to any one party. Congressional negotiators have failed to put together a package on immigration alone, but perhaps all of these law enforcement, immigration, and gun safety issues could be put together in one ...
Eagles of Death Metal's Jesse Hughes Slams March for Our Lives Protests ... "As the survivor of a mass shooting I can tell you from first-hand experience that all of you protesting and taking days off from school insult the memory of those who were killed and abuse and insult me and every other lover of ...
Students protesting against sit-ins at the law and political science faculty of Montpellier University. ... Around 50 students had been staging a lecture hall sit-in at the southern French university on Thursday to protest against the French president's tightening of university entrance requirements when a group ...
The higher estimate would make the March for Our Lives “the largest single-day protest in the history of the nation's capital,” according to USA Today. But Digital Design & Imaging Service estimates that the March for Our Lives was in fact smaller than the first Women's March in 2017, which by its count drew ...
Around 20 Harvard affiliates protested the appearance of Seth A. Klarman—CEO of Baupost Group—at a Harvard Business School event Saturday morning ... At approximately 8:30 a.m., demonstrators attempted to enter the west side of Spangler, but security guards stopped them, arguing the protest would ...
His presence there wasn't at all surprising. Earlier this month, Axios reported that Joshua donated $50,000 to March for Our Lives, and furthermore, he's is no stranger to protests. While he claims he was simply there to “observe,” Joshua was spotted at the inaugural 2017 Women's March on Washington ...
Protests broke out across the Spanish region of Catalonia on Sunday after former leader Carles Puigdemont was taken into custody in Germany. At least 89 people were injured in clashes with police and four arrests were made. Mr Puigdemont, who is wanted in Spain for sedition and rebellion, was ...
Former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont's arrest in Germany has triggered a massive wave of protests in Catalonia where thousands of separatists clashed with police. Puigdemont ... Following his arrest on Sunday, thousands of Catalonians took to the streets to protest against his detention. Spanish ...
She held weekly protests on Staten Island, demanding that the officers involved be punished. Yet she doubted that race played a role in her father's killing, she said in a CNN interview. In late 2014, she connected with Reggie Harris, a political operative and activist, who helped her as she entered the world ...
Cornellians and Ithaca residents took part in the nationwide March for Our Lives protest on Saturday to speak out against gun violence in the aftermath of the Parkland, Florida mass school shooting that took the lives of 17 high school students and faculty in February. Roughly 200 Cornell students marched ...
Organizers said they hoped their protest would be one of the biggest in the capital since the Vietnam era, and it was clear they had been careful to create a diverse, inclusive group of speakers. Along with survivors from the attack in Parkland, Florida, who have galvanized the new push for gun reform, ...
People gathered in cities across America on Saturday for massive student-led protests to demand stronger gun control measures. Hundreds of ... “We're not protesting the right to have guns, we're not protesting the Second Amendment. We just want ... She decided to attend the protest with her father. “Well ...


 

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