Political and civil unrest

A police officer holds back other policemen as some demonstrators do the same with their side after a contact during an anti-G7 rally near the venue of the G7 summit in the Sicilian town of Taormina, Italy, Saturday, May 27, 2017. A summit of the leaders of the world's wealthiest democracies has ended without a unanimous agreement on climate change, as the Trump administration plans to take more time to say whether the U.S. is going to remain in the Paris climate deal. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
May 27, 2017 - 2:45 pm
TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) — The Latest on Group of Seven summit (all times local): 8:40 p.m. A stand-off between Italian riot police and protesters during which police used tear gas has ended without further incident. The tensions took place when anarchists, communists and other anti-global protesters...
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May 27, 2017 - 2:42 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Hundreds of hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners ended their 40-day fast on Saturday after reaching a compromise with Israel for additional family visits, Israeli and Palestinian officials said. Israel prison service spokeswoman Nicole Englander said the inmates declared an end to...
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May 27, 2017 - 1:29 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — A spokeswoman for Israel's prison service says a mass hunger strike of Palestinian prisoners has ended after 40 days Nicole Englander said the prisoners declared an end to the strike Saturday morning. She said it came after Israel reached a compromise with the Palestinian Authority...
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FILE - In this July 12 2016 file photo, a member of the Dallas Police Choir passes the portraits of five fallen officers prior to a memorial service at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas. More than a dozen states this year have passed “Blue Lives Matter” laws that come down even harder on crimes against law enforcement officers. The new laws came in reaction to a spike in deadly attacks on police last year. Some civil rights activists fear the measures could set back police-community relations. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
May 26, 2017 - 2:21 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Following a spike in deadly attacks on police, more than a dozen states have responded this year with "Blue Lives Matter" laws that come down even harder on crimes against law enforcement officers, raising concern among some civil rights activists of a potential setback...
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FILE - In this July 12 2016 file photo, a member of the Dallas Police Choir passes the portraits of five fallen officers prior to a memorial service at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas. More than a dozen states this year have passed “Blue Lives Matter” laws that come down even harder on crimes against law enforcement officers. The new laws came in reaction to a spike in deadly attacks on police last year. Some civil rights activists fear the measures could set back police-community relations. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
May 26, 2017 - 1:37 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Following a spike in deadly attacks on police, more than a dozen states have responded this year with "Blue Lives Matter" laws that come down even harder on crimes against law enforcement officers, raising concern among some civil rights activists of a potential setback...
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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte addresses troops during his visit to the 2nd Mechanized Brigade Friday, May 26, 2017 on the outskirts of Iligan city in southern Philippines. Duterte told the troops fighting Muslim militants for the control of southern Marawi city to use martial law powers to defeat the Islamic State group-linked extremists. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
May 26, 2017 - 8:00 am
ILIGAN, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ordered his troops to crush militants who are fighting street battles with government forces in the south, warning Friday that the country is at a grave risk of "contamination" by the Islamic State group. The city of Marawi, home to...
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Greenpeace activists stage a demonstration against the climate change in Giardini Naxos, near the venue of the G7 summit in the Sicilian town of Taormina, southern Italy, Friday, May 26, 2017. Climate change promises to be the most problematic issue for this summit after Trump's decision to review U.S. policies related to the Paris Agreement on fighting global warming. (Angelo Carconi/ANSA via AP)
May 26, 2017 - 7:02 am
TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) — The Latest on the G-7 summit in Taormina, Sicily (all times local): 12:55 p.m. Environmental activists have staged protests on a beach and at sea near the Sicilian hilltop town of Taormina, where leaders of the world's seven wealthiest democracies were meeting. Greenpeace...
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U.S. President Donald Trump, center, center, flanked by British Prime Minister Theresa May, right, and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, joins fellow leaders in a group photo at NATO headquarters during the NATO Summit in Brussels, Belgium on Thursday, May 25, 2017. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)
May 25, 2017 - 5:11 pm
NAVAL AIR STATION SIGONELLA, Italy (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's first trip abroad (all times local): 11 p.m. President Donald Trump is opening the final leg of his maiden international trip, landing in Italy for meetings with the Group of 7 leaders. Trump and leaders from some of...
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In this photo taken on Thursday, May 18, 2017, Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny speaks after a live broadcast at the office of the Foundation for Fighting Corruption in Moscow, Russia. Blacklisted by state-owned media, Navalny is tapping into the resources of YouTube. The broadcasts have become a key piece of Navalny’s strategy to galvanize opposition to President Vladimir Putin and the upper echelons of power that he says are awash in corruption. The videos regularly attract more than a million views and contribute to the opposition’s resurgence after years of being marginalized and riddled by internal disputes. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
May 25, 2017 - 7:59 am
MOSCOW (AP) — After repeated jailings, court convictions on dubious charges and an attack that damaged his eye, Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is hard to unnerve. But every week his anxiety soars when he does a YouTube live broadcast. "My heart beats so fast every time I do it, as if it's...
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San Diego Padres' Hunter Renfroe watches a ball hi hit for a home run during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets Wednesday, May 24, 2017, in New York. The Mets won 6-5. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
May 25, 2017 - 1:41 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Hunter Renfroe put the Padres ahead, then Brad Hand held on at the end. And when it was finally over, San Diego had one of its most exhilarating wins during a difficult season. Renfroe snapped an eighth-inning tie with a titanic home run , Hand pitched out of a huge jam in the ninth...
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