Protests and demonstrations

FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2017, file photo, Red Fawn Fallis, of Denver, stands outside the federal courthouse in Bismarck, N.D. Fallis, who was accused of shooting at law enforcement officers during protests in North Dakota against the Dakota Access oil pipeline in October 2016, pleaded guilty Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, to two charges in a deal with prosecutors. It means Fallis won't stand trial, where she could have faced up to life in prison if convicted. Prosecutors will recommend a sentence of no more than seven years. (Tom Stromme/The Bismarck Tribune via AP, File)
January 22, 2018 - 2:24 pm
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A Denver woman accused of shooting at law officers while being arrested for protesting the Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota pleaded guilty Monday to two federal charges in a deal with prosecutors. The agreement means Red Fawn Fallis won't stand trial, where she could...
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Prison staff demonstrate outside Fleury Merogis prison in Fleury Merogis, south of Paris, Monday Jan. 22, 2018. Scores of unionized prison guards working at Europe's largest prison, Fleury-Mergois prison, along with others were demanding more security, more resources and safer handling of violent inmates. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
January 22, 2018 - 1:00 pm
PARIS (AP) — Protesting guards blocked dozens of France's 188 prisons Monday as a conflict triggered by inmate attacks entered its second week. Two new assaults over the weekend fanned the fervor. About 100 guards protested in front of the Marseille prison, setting a small fire and blocking the...
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People wave flags and hold signs while entering a Women's March rally, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
January 21, 2018 - 6:53 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Thousands of people poured into a football stadium in Las Vegas on Sunday, the anniversary of women's marches around the world, to cap off a weekend of global demonstrations that promised to continue building momentum for equality, justice and an end to sexual harassment. "This is...
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Greek protesters wave flags and banners during a rally against the use of the term "Macedonia" for the northern neighbouring country's name, at the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki on Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018. Greek authorities argue that the name Macedonia might suggest that Skopje has territorial claims to the northern Greek region of the same name with Thessaloniki as its capital, but recent talks have led to optimism for a solution. (AP Photo/Giannis Papanikos)
January 21, 2018 - 5:57 pm
THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Tens of thousands of flag-waving Greeks gathered in the northern city of Thessaloniki on Sunday to demand that Macedonia change its name because it's also the name of the Greek province of which Thessaloniki is the capital. Greece and the Republic of Macedonia, which...
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Pope Francis arrives on the pope mobile to celebrate Mass at the Las Palmas Air Base in Lima, Peru, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
January 21, 2018 - 5:47 pm
LIMA, Peru (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Peru (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Authorities say more than 1 million people are gathered at an airbase for Pope Francis' final Mass in Peru as he concludes a restive trip to Latin America. Juan Rivera is a 31-year-old computer engineer in...
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A woman holds as sign as she takes part in a Women's March in Seattle, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. The march was one of dozens planned across the U.S. over the weekend. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
January 21, 2018 - 2:00 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Demonstrations in support of female empowerment are scheduled in cities across the country Sunday, a day after hundreds of thousands of people across the globe marched, chanted and protested. Marches are scheduled in several cities, including Miami, Melbourne and Munich...
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Protestors participate in a Women's March highlighting demands for equal rights and equality for women, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Cincinnati. On the anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration, people participating in rallies and marches in the U.S. and around the world Saturday denounced his views on immigration, abortion, LGBT rights, women's rights and more. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
January 20, 2018 - 10:57 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Demonstrators from Los Angeles to New York marched in support of female empowerment and denounced President Donald Trump's views on immigration, abortion, LGBT rights and women's rights on Saturday, the anniversary of his inauguration. People marched in Casper, Wyoming, and...
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Protesters hold Romanian flags to welcome protesters arriving from the western town of Timisoara, at the Gara de Nord, the main railway station in Bucharest, Romania, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. Romanians, many traveling from across the country, joined a protest in the Romanian capital against high level corruption and planned modifications to the legal system they say will hamper prosecutions. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
January 20, 2018 - 6:23 pm
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Tens of thousands of Romanians on Saturday protested against legislation passed by Parliament which critics say will make it harder to prosecute crime and high-level corruption. Protesters briefly scuffled with riot police as they massed in Bucharest's University Square...
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In this Jan. 17, 2018, photo, Minnie Wood, center, makes signs with her daughters Buckley, right, and Zoey in preparation for a rally in Las Vegas. A year after more than 1 million people rallied at women's marches around the world with a message of female empowerment and protest of President Donald Trump, organizers will mark the anniversary with more than a hundred marches around the world and a rally in Las Vegas aiming to channel the activism to register voters and swing elections for progressives this year. (AP Photo/John Locher)
January 20, 2018 - 5:01 pm
The Latest on women's marches around the world (all times local): 4 p.m. New Jersey's new first lady says she was a victim of sexual violence while attending college. Tammy Murphy told her story Saturday while speaking at a women's march rally in Morristown. The wife of Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy...
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January 19, 2018 - 5:17 pm
A year after more than 1 million people rallied at women's marches worldwide with a message of female empowerment and protest against President Donald Trump, activists will return to the streets this weekend in hopes of converting anger and enthusiasm into political force. The 2017 rally in...
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