With no end in sight to the partial government shutdown, a number of federal employees directly affected by the standoff staged a rally Friday in College Park, Maryland.
Scuffles broke out between protesters and police in central Paris on Saturday on the sidelines of a largely peaceful demonstration, during the fifth straight weekend of protests by the “yellow vest” movement.
Tourist sites reopened, workers cleaned up broken glass and shop owners tried to put the city on its feet again Sunday, a day after running battles between yellow-vested protesters and riot police left 71 injured and caused widespread damage to the French capital.
Crowds of yellow-vested French protesters angry at President Macron and high taxes tried to march on the presidential palace Saturday, surrounded by thousands of police bracing for violence after the worst rioting Paris has seen in decades.
It began as a movement among a few people in lower middle-class rural France protesting a new eco-tax on fuel they felt would push their budgets over the edge.
French police fired tear gas and water cannons to disperse demonstrators in Paris Saturday, as thousands gathered in the capital to vent anger against rising fuel taxes and Emmanuel Macron’s presidency.
Authorities say they have arrested a fourth member of a white supremacist group on charges of inciting violence at California protests and at last year’s deadly riot in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Advocacy groups have raised concerns about new protest fees being used to recover the costs of demonstrations on the National Mall, but the National Park Service says the idea is only in the earliest stages of being considered.
The fees would cover such things as trash pickup, barricades, event management and repairing turf damage. It’s among changes being considered to better balance free speech while ensuring that “iconic viewsheds are left unobstructed,” said a park service official.
U.S. Capitol police say that they have arrested 164 demonstrators protesting the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh on Saturday for numerous instances of unlawful demonstration. See photos.
Protesters took to Capitol Hill Saturday urging Senators to vote against the nominee amid one of the most charged confirmation battle in years. See photos and video.
Protesters demanded that McDonald’s require anti-harassment training for managers and employees. They also want a national committee formed to address sexual harassment.
D.C.’s police chief said that planning allowed law enforcement to effectively separate the roughly two dozen white nationalists from the large crowds of people protesting the “Unite the Right 2” rally Sunday.
From the capital of Edinburgh to seaside golf resorts, thousands in Scotland staged colorful, peaceful protests against Donald Trump on Saturday.
Looters pillaged burned and vandalized shops in Haiti’s capital Sunday following two days of violent protests over the government’s attempt to raise fuel prices.
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