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Warriors, Cavs not going to White House

Basketball / NBA Jun 6, 2018

Warriors, Cavs not going to White House

Stephen Curry and LeBron James spoke their minds last year. They have not changed their minds this year. No matter whose team wins the NBA championship, neither superstar will be at the White House anytime soon. On the day when the Philadelphia Eagles were supposed to ...

Defiant Merkel takes on protesters at rowdy campaign rally

World / Politics Aug 26, 2017

Defiant Merkel takes on protesters at rowdy campaign rally

Chancellor Angela Merkel stood up to rowdy protesters who tried to drown out her campaign speech with deafening jeers and whistles in the eastern town of Quedlinburg on Saturday, telling them that their angry shouts would not solve Germany's problems. Amid chants of "Merkel just ...

Five officers dead, seven hurt in Dallas protest shooting

World Jul 8, 2016

Five officers dead, seven hurt in Dallas protest shooting

Dallas was in shock and beset by uncertainty early Friday after gunmen shot and killed five police officers and wounded seven during a peaceful protest over fatal police shootings of black men in other states, police said, in bloodshed evoking the trauma of the ...

Chinese villagers protest after police detain elected leader

World Jun 19, 2016

Chinese villagers protest after police detain elected leader

Residents of a village in southern China where police have been deployed took to the streets Sunday to protest the detention of the village's democratically elected leader and seizures of land. The protests in Wukan come nearly five years after an uprising there made the ...

Tunisia imposes nationwide curfew amid spreading unrest

World / Politics Jan 22, 2016

Tunisia imposes nationwide curfew amid spreading unrest

Tunisia imposed a nationwide overnight curfew Friday in response to growing unrest over unemployment as protests across the country descended into vandalism in several cities. The curfew from 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. would begin Friday because the attacks on public and private property "represent ...