Political and civil unrest

Supporters of opposition leader, Raila Odinga, demonstrate at Ngong Road in Nairobi, Kenya Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017. The protest is to demand the resignations of top officials of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission following the annulment of presidential elections in August. Ruling party supporters also demonstrated calling for no change to the electoral body. (AP Photo/Khalil Senosi)
September 26, 2017 - 8:09 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya police Tuesday dispersed protesters in front of the electoral commission offices as controversy erupted over who should conduct the new presidential elections. Fresh presidential elections are scheduled for Oct. 27 after the Supreme Court, earlier this month, invalidated...
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September 26, 2017 - 7:40 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — About 300 demonstrators gathered outside a Cardinals and Cubs game in St. Louis to protest the acquittal of a white former police officer in the killing of a black suspect. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the demonstrators gathered briefly Monday night at Busch Stadium and...
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Buffalo Bills players kneel during the national anthem prior to an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
September 26, 2017 - 12:56 am
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly has tempered his criticism of NFL players protesting during the national anthem after being accused by Buffalo Bills defensive end Jerry Hughes for attempting to divide the team. "I want to be clear that I agree with the reason some NFL...
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Buffalo Bills players kneel during the national anthem prior to an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
September 26, 2017 - 12:33 am
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly has tempered his criticism of NFL players protesting during the national anthem after being accused by Buffalo Bills defensive end Jerry Hughes for attempting to divide the team. "I want to be clear that I agree with the reason some NFL...
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The Dallas Cowboys, led by owner Jerry Jones, center, take a knee prior to the national anthem prior to an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)
September 25, 2017 - 11:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's criticism of protesting athletes (all times EDT): 10:50 p.m. Marc Anthony has some scathing words for Donald Trump, pleading with the president to forget about football and focus instead on hurricane-hammered Puerto Rico. Anthony tweeted on...
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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., left, stops to talk with Jamie Davis Smith, and her children from left, Ben, 9, Claire 11, and Sarah, 7, following a news conference to oppose GOP's Graham-Cassidy health care repeal strategy, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
September 25, 2017 - 10:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Republican effort to overhaul the Obama health law (all times local): 10:30 p.m. Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham is defending his friend, GOP Sen. John McCain, against criticism from President Donald Trump. McCain, who decisively voted against a GOP health care...
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Several New England Patriots players kneel during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Houston Texans, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
September 25, 2017 - 6:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's criticism of protesting athletes (all times local): 5:30 p.m. National Hockey League commissioner Gary Bettman says he respects players' views on political and social issues and "people are going to have to decide what makes them comfortable...
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September 25, 2017 - 5:01 pm
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota officials on Monday approved borrowing more cash from the state-owned bank to cover policing costs related to protests over the Dakota Access pipeline. The North Dakota Emergency Commission, headed by Republican Gov. Doug Burgum, voted to borrow an additional $5...
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Rev. Karla Frye is escorted from the Buzz Westfall Justice Center by Rev. Steven Shepard, pastor of St. Peter AME Church, after being released on bond on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in St. Louis. Twenty-two people were arrested Saturday during a march through the Galleria to protest the acquittal of former police officer Jason Stockley in the death of a black man. (Robert Cohen/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
September 25, 2017 - 12:06 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Two St. Louis-area police agencies are defending their actions in arresting nearly two dozen protesters at a mall, amid complaints that the demonstrators were taken down forcefully, including a female pastor allegedly put in a chokehold. A Saturday protest at the St. Louis Galleria...
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FILE - In this Nov. 22, 2016, file photo, former NBA basketball players Kareem Abdul Jabbar, left, and Michael Jordan, center, depart after receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom at a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Jordan voiced his support for freedom of speech and peaceful protest in a Sept. 24, 2017, statement to the Charlotte Observer following President Donald Trump’s decision to rescind a White House invitation to the NBA champion Golden State Warriors. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
September 25, 2017 - 8:08 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Michael Jordan is voicing his support for freedom of speech and peaceful protest following President Donald Trump's decision to rescind an invitation to the NBA champion Golden State Warriors to celebrate with Trump at the White House. Warriors star Stephen Curry said on...
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