Riot police officers secure an area during a demonstration in Paris, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019. Small groups of protesters are smashing store windows, setting fires and hurling flares in eastern Paris amid mass strikes over the government's retirement reform. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
December 05, 2019 - 3:00 pm
PARIS (AP) — Paris police fired tear gas at demonstrators Thursday as the Eiffel Tower shut down, France’s high-speed trains came to a standstill and hundreds of thousands marched nationwide in a strike over the government’s plan to overhaul the retirement system. At least 90 people were arrested...
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December 05, 2019 - 11:08 am
BOSTON (AP) — More than 60 members of the Latin Kings have been arrested on federal racketeering, drug and firearms charges, including the leaders of the street gang’s East Coast operations, authorities announced Thursday. Among those arrested is Michael Cecchetelli, a 40-year-old Springfield,...
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This booking photo made available by the Broward County, Fla., Sheriff's Office, shows Courtney Paul Wilson, also known as the rapper "ABGM Spitta" who was arrested Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019, after sucker-punching a father in front of his young son at an arcade on Oct. 13, 2019 in Davie, Fla. Police identified Wilson through surveillance video. (Broward County Sheriff's Office via AP)
December 05, 2019 - 9:18 am
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — A rapper from Miami is accused of sucker-punching a 50-year-old man in front of his young son during a confrontation at a family arcade in South Florida. Courtney Paul Wilson, whose stage name is ABGM Spitta, was arrested Thursday on a charge of aggravated battery causing bodily...
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FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2013, file photo, inmates walk through the exercise yard at California State Prison Sacramento, near Folsom, Calif. Racial disparities have narrowed across the United States criminal justice system since 2000, though blacks remain significantly more likely to be impacted than whites, according to a study released Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, by the nonpartisan Council on Criminal Justice. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
December 03, 2019 - 12:00 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Racial disparities have narrowed across the U.S. criminal justice system over 16 years, though black people are still significantly more likely to be behind bars than white people, new federal figures show. Racial gaps broadly declined in local jails, state prisons, and...
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EU special enjoy Sophia in 't Veld is seen talking to the press outside Castille, in Valletta, Malta, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, after a short meeting with the Prime Minister of Malta Joseph Muscat after an investigation into the murder of leading investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia implicated Prime Minister Joseph Muscat’s chief of staff. Sophia in ‘t Veld said outside the prime minister’s office that "it is difficult to see how credibility of the office can be upheld.” (AP Photo/Rene Rossignaud)
December 03, 2019 - 7:32 am
VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — The head of the European Union’s mission to Malta on Tuesday expressed doubts about the government’s credibility after meeting with the embattled prime minister of the Mediterranean island nation. With protesters shouting in the background, European lawmaker Sophia in ‘t Veld...
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Dutch police secure a shopping street after a stabbing incident in the center of The Hague, Netherlands, Friday, Nov. 29, 2019. Dutch police say multiple people have been injured in a stabbing incident in The Hague's main shopping street. (AP Photo/Phil Nijhuis)
November 30, 2019 - 9:38 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch police arrested a 35-year-old homeless man Saturday on suspicion of stabbing three teens on a street in The Hague that was crowded with Black Friday shoppers. The man, whose identity wasn’t released, was detained in The Hague early Saturday evening and taken to a...
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A resident confronts riot police outside of the Prince Edward metro station in Hong Kong, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. Hundreds of silver-haired activists joined young Hong Kong protesters for a unity rally Saturday, vowing that their monthslong movement will not fade away until there is greater democracy in the Chinese territory. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
November 30, 2019 - 7:49 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Hundreds of silver-haired activists joined young Hong Kong protesters for a unity rally Saturday, vowing that their monthslong movement will not fade away until there is greater democracy in the Chinese territory. The rally at a park downtown was among several peaceful gatherings...
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FILE - This Friday, June 12, 2009, file photo, shows Iranian reformist presidential candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi waving to the media during a late night press conference after polls closed in Tehran. A website long associated with detained opposition leader Mir Hossein Mousavi has quoted him as comparing a crackdown on protesters under Iran’s supreme leader to another carried out under the country’s ousted shah. The comments published Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, represent some of the harshest yet attributed to Mousavi, a 77-year-old politician whose disputed election loss in 2009 led to widespread protests before being put down by security forces. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
November 30, 2019 - 7:44 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A long-detained opposition leader in Iran on Saturday compared a bloody crackdown on those protesting government-set gasoline prices rising under its supreme leader to soldiers of the shah gunning down demonstrators in an event that led to the Islamic Revolution...
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November 29, 2019 - 1:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors have charged a cryptocurrency expert with violating economic sanctions against North Korea by presenting at a conference there this year after the U.S. government denied his request to travel to Pyongyang. Virgil Griffith, 36, was awaiting a federal court...
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Protesters wave a British flag as they gather for a rally outside of the British Consulate in Hong Kong, Friday, Nov. 29, 2019. Hong Kong police ended their blockade of a university campus Friday after surrounding it for 12 days to try to arrest anti-government protesters holed up inside. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
November 29, 2019 - 5:57 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Hundreds of Hong Kong pro-democracy activists rallied Friday outside the British Consulate, urging the city’s former colonial ruler to emulate the U.S. and take concrete actions to support their cause, as police ended a blockade of a university campus after 12 days. Waving British...
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