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Protesters batter Confederate statue on UNC campus

Demonstrators struck a controversial Confederate statue at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on Monday and covered a night that began as a peaceful demonstration, school officials said. The university said a group of demonstrators overthrew the Confederate memorial "Silent Sam" on campus around 9:00 pm. Monday as part of a demonstration calling on officials to remove the …

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UNC protesters strike down the Silent Sam Confederate statue

A video and pictures of a student showing the statue coming down on Monday while students are singing "I believe we will win". Video footage from CNN's partner company WRAL-TV shows protesters setting up poles and banners around the statue in daylight. As night falls, a video from WRAL shows the statue falling and cheering students on. Protesters could also …

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Chicago police say teen committed suicide, protesters on the street

Steve Rosenthal, 15, committed suicide, police said. His family questions her story. (GoFundMe) More than 120 people protested Sunday on the death of a 15-year-old Chicago policeman who was killed by a police chase after a chase. Steve Rosenthal fled on Friday when officers who allegedly saw him with a handgun questioned him. They say that shortly thereafter he shot …

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Charlie Kirk, Candace Owens Demand the Antifa protesters at breakfast, blame Maxine Waters

Turning Point USA founder Charlie Kirk and communications director Candace Owens were mired in a millennium of chaos when they claimed that an "Antifa" protest in Philadelphia had broken their otherwise "peaceful" breakfast Monday morning Turning Point USA's right-wing non-profit organization released a couple of videos to Twitter allegedly calling a group of demonstrators outside the Green Eggs Cafe on …

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Protesters arrested as a right-wing rally, counter-fighters protest in Portland, Oregon

Saturday saw little squabbling as Portland, Oregon police deployed "flashbang" devices and other means to evict hundreds of right-wing and self-described anti-fascist demonstrators. During the protests, four people were arrested The Portland Police Bureau said in a statement Saturday night. The police also seized "several weapons during the day," police said. A reporter from the Oregonian / OregonLive was beaten …

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Student protesters collide with police in Bangladesh

Police in Bangladesh's capital, Dhaka, fired tear gas on Saturday and used batons to break up hundreds of students who were upset by the deaths of two classmates. Witnesses and local media reported chaos as police and government officials pounced on the students, leaving many injured behind. A leader of the governing party Awami League said some "criminals" wearing school …

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Protesters in Chicago revolted over weapons and sent a message to Rahm Emanuel

Protesters protest outside Wrigley Field prior to the start of the Cubs-Padres matchup on August 2, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. Protesters marching from Lake Shore Drive and the surrounding neighborhood protested against the ongoing violence, corruption and lack of economic investment in African-American communities on the west and south sides of the city. (Photo: Scott Olson, Getty Images) CHICAGO – …

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Chicago's main street closes during the afternoon rush as protesters call for Rahm Emanuel's resignation

An anti-violence march in Chicago closed Lake Shore Drive in Chicago on Thursday afternoon as protesters protested the worsening crime crisis and called on mayor Rahm Emanuel to step down. A Chicago police spokesman said Lake Shore Drive was closed for about 35 minutes on Thursday afternoon when demonstrators marched to the boys' home, Wrigley Field. The march was celebrated …

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Pussy Riot World Cup protesters again the minute they leave prison

A group of protesters in Russia who broke the World Cup finals with a pitch invasion received the briefest taste of freedom after two weeks in jail after being released from prison and immediately returned to police custody. The three women, in conjunction with the political protest band Pussy Riot, hurried earlier this month during the final stages of the …

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