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Police fires tear gas to protest against Governor of Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, PR – An afternoon of extraordinary protests calling for the immediate resignation of Governor Ricardo A. Rosselló from Puerto Rico turned chaotic late on Monday as police in protective gear triggered tear gas and pepper spray into a crowd of thousands of demonstrators. The gas leak shortly after 8.30 pm dispersed most of the gathering, which had swelled …

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What you should know about Hong Kong's protest movement

HONG KONG – The protests in Hong Kong, leaderless but well-coordinated, were devastating on Monday, complicating a largely cohesive movement. Protesters scribbling graffiti on the walls and damaging furniture exposed some residents to some of the tactics used in question. But many demonstrators defended the escalation by saying that nothing else worked, and they had no choice if their demands …

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Wayfair employees protest the obvious sale of cots to the detention center

Wayfair co-founder and co-founder Steve Conine (C) and Niraj Shah applaud as they ring the opening bell above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on October 2, 2014 on the day of the company's IPO. Lucas Jackson | Reuters More than 500 Wayfair employees have joined a petition to seek support for a strike on Wednesday to protest …

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Trump says the protest of US football star Megan Rapinoe during the national anthem is wrong

President Trump said on Monday that he did not think it appropriate for US women's football star Megan Rapinoe to protest during the national anthem. Rapinoe, who originally knelt during the game of "The Star-Spangled Banner" She played in the National Women's Soccer League, had sworn to lay neither her hand over her heart during the game's national anthem still …

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Google informs employees that they can not protest against YouTube's LGBTQ + policy

Google employees planning to march into the San Francisco Pride parade this weekend were warned that protesting YouTube's LGBTQ + policy would violate company policy. Confirmation of Google's attitude to employee protests at Pride was first reported by The Verge through an email exchange between a leader of Gayglers, an internal LGBTQ + employee group, and the company's Global LGBTQ …

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Oregon GOP tweet logger protest photo, says "heavily armed militia" besieged the Capitol – ThinkProgress

The Oregon Republican Party's official Twitter account tweeted Saturday night that a "heavily armed militia" had "besieged" the state capitol as "Senate Democrats cower in fear" The Oregon GOP Twitter account has one wrong photo used. Instead of showing citizens wearing guns at weekends, the photo, which still comes from a local TV video broadcast, seems to be showing a …

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New York Times protest against climate change leads to 70 arrests

NEW YORK – According to police, 70 demonstrators of climate change were arrested on Saturday in Midtown Manhattan and outside Manhattan after blocking traffic outside the New York Times building, the Port Authority bus station across the street. The demonstrators were taken into police custody after settling on Eighth Avenue and blocking traffic. The indictment is still pending. A spokeswoman …

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Hong Kong protest: Big march despite suspension of the controversial law

Immediately after Sunday noon, many demonstrators gathered in the city's Victoria Park. They dressed in black and wore white ribbons on their breasts. Many wore white bouquets to honor a man who had died after falling from a building on Saturday holding banners against the extradition law. "We buy the white flower to hope it can rest in peace," said …

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Hong Kong protest live updates: Thousands go out on the streets

The death of a man intensifies the anger of the demonstrators. The demonstrators were further burned Sunday by the death of a man alleged by the police to have fallen from a building after a protest banner reading "No extradition to China" was rolled up. 19659003] The 35-year-old man identified by the surname Leung sat on the roof of an …

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