Tag archive for ‘violence’
By admin On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Smaller pumpkin festival makes comeback after 2014 violence

KEENE, N.H. (AP) - Officials in a New Hampshire city are bringing back a pumpkin festival, three years after violence broke out at the last one. The annual pumpkin festival in Keene has broken world records for More...

By admin On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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St. Louis protesters hold ‘White Allies Only’ rally

Protesters chanting “white silence is violence” marched through downtown St. Louis Thursday night for a “White Allies Only” rally in the wake of the acquittal of a white police officer for More...

By admin On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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The Latest: US envoy: Alleged abuses should be investigated

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) - The Latest on Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar to neighboring Bangladesh (all times local): 6 a.m. A senior U.S. official says allegations of abuse during a military crackdown More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Lawmakers shuffle funds, OK road closing for homeless effort

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Utah lawmakers have passed several bills related to the state's effort to curb violence and drug trafficking in a Salt Lake City neighborhood near an overcrowded downtown homeless shelter. More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Philippine troops kill 9 communist rebels in village clash

MANILA, Philippines (AP) - Philippine military officials say nine communist guerrillas have been killed in a clash with troops, and a government militiaman was abducted by rebels in the latest flare-ups in the decades-long More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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Trump hints at possible withdraw from Iran nuclear deal

President Trump called a nuclear deal negotiated by the Obama administration with Iran “an embarrassment” and said he may withdraw from the accord while blasting Tehran for spreading violence in the More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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The Latest: Georgia Tech officer released from hospital

ATLANTA (AP) - The Latest on the killing of a Georgia Tech student by campus police and ensuing violence (all times local): 8:20 a.m. A Georgia Tech spokesman says a campus police officer taken to a hospital after More...

By admin On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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‘Matilda’ movie in Russia brings religious extremist violence

MOSCOW — A polarizing historical film about Russia's last czar is providing a window into a modern debate about the growing political role of religion and the extent of artistic freedom in Vladimir Putin's More...

By admin On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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Latest: More than 80 arrests during 3rd night of protests

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The Latest on protests over the acquittal of a white former St. Louis police officer in the killing of a black suspect (all times local): 6:25 a.m. Authorities say police made more than 80 arrests More...

By admin On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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Episcopalians struggle with history of Confederate symbols

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Recent eruptions of violence over Confederate symbols like the rebel flag have prompted impassioned national debates - and not just in the public arena. Churches, too, are wrestling with the More...