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Sabarimala: Mobs attack women near India Hindu temple

Stone-throwing protesters injure several as they prevent women entering Kerala's Sabarimala temple.

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Border Insecurity in Iran Amid Regime Crackdown on Minorities   

Armed conflict between Iranian security forces and separatist militants on the Iranian border is growing, as the government tightens its grip on the minority population.  With a population of more than 80 million people, Iran is predominantly ethnic Persian. The country's religion is Shi'ite Islam, and it is home to millions of ethno-religious ...

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Nicaragua frees protesters after international outcry

Police release dozens of demonstrators they had detained after an anti-government demonstration.

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Literary Group Sues Trump, Alleges Free Speech Stifling

In the three years that Donald Trump rocketed from candidate to president, the PEN American Center has criticized him as a bully, an autocrat, a user ...

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Nicaragua police arrest demonstrators amid crackdown

Human rights groups are calling for those arrested on Sunday amid a police crackdown to be released.

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3 Arrested in New York Violence After Far-Right Speech

Three people were arrested in New York City following violent clashes after a speech by the founder of a far-right group, and police said Saturday ...

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Matthew Shepard’s Murder Haunts Wyoming 20 Years Later

When two roofing workers beat a young gay man to death in Wyoming in 1998, the gruesome crime quickly reverberated around the U.S. and turned the sandy-haired college student into a powerful symbol of the quest for acceptance and equal rights. But ...

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Florida Turns to Cleanup After Powerful Hurricane Michael

​Florida Governor Rick Scott promised a strong relief effort from his administration Thursday after the state was slammed by Hurricane Michael, the most powerful storm on record in Florida's Panhandle and the third strongest on record to hit the U.S. mainland. "We are going to be aggressive with recovery and response over the coming days and ...

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'Potentially Catastrophic' Hurricane Michael Makes Landfall in Florida

Hurricane Michael made landfall in the Florida Panhandle Wednesday just hours after the "extremely dangerous storm" intensified into a Category 4 Hurricane and threatened to make landfall as the strongest hurricane to strike the region in recorded history. Michael packed maximum sustained winds of 240 kilometers per hour and was about 95 ...

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'Extremely Dangerous' Hurricane Michael Set to Hit Florida Panhandle

Hurricane Michael rapidly strengthened Wednesday morning, as forecasters warned people in the southern U.S. state of Florida to be ready for the full ...

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Sydney Opera House ad 'makes us look tacky'

Protesters stage a 'beam protest' to disrupt a horse racing ad projected on to the Sydney Opera House.

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Kavanaugh Hears First Arguments as New US Supreme Court Justice

The newest member of the U.S. Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh, took his seat Tuesday and heard his first arguments, just days after he narrowly won Senate confirmation to fill a vacancy on the country's highest court. A handful of protesters ...

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US Urges Transparent Investigation Into Disappearance of Saudi Journalist

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has called on Saudi Arabia to support a thorough, transparent investigation into the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who has not been seen since entering the country's consulate in Istanbul last week. Turkish officials have said Khashoggi was murdered inside the diplomatic outpost, while ...

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Rancor Flares over Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court Confirmation

The rancor over the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh as a U.S. Supreme Court justice roiled Washington again Sunday, hours after he was sworn in to fill the vacancy on the country's highest court. Senator Susan Collins, the Maine Republican whose support for Kavanaugh was key to him winning Senate approval by a 50-48 count, told CNN she concluded ...

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Brett Kavanaugh secures Supreme Court win

During the vote, protesters shouted "shame" from the public gallery.

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Kavanaugh Hearings Showcase Power, Perils of Women’s Rage

The contrast was stark. Christine Blasey Ford was calm and careful as she testified to U.S. senators last week that Supreme Court nominee Brett ...

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Protesters shout down Democratic senator

Demonstrators barrack a Democratic senator who will confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. /
The Download | The Kavanaugh Vote + John Legend Fighting to Restore the Vote (WATCH)

Today the US Senate Will be Voting whether to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh as the Supreme Court Justice. Just yesterday in Washington DC, thousands of protesters gathered outside the Supreme Court with signs showcasing their dissaporoval of of Kavanaugh hoping to encourage the senate to vote against him. This protest is said to be the ...

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Protesters Gather Outside Supreme Court to Oppose Kavanaugh Nomination

Protesters gathered in Washington Thursday to condemn President Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh following allegations of sexual assault. It was a day of high drama on Capitol Hill as senators learned the results of an FBI investigation into Kavanaugh's background. The Senate Republican leadership accuses the minority Democrats of ...

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US Broadens War on Terror, Has Harsh Words for Iran

The United States renewed its call to win the war on terrorism Thursday, unveiling a new counterterrorism strategy that promises to confront a complex and expanding threat by taking whatever steps are deemed necessary. The long-awaited document, the latest in a series of updated strategies issued by the Trump administration, casts the effort to ...

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US to Confront Russia, China on Militarization of Outer Space

At an upcoming U.N. disarmament conference, the United States vows to push back against Russian and Chinese threats against the peaceful use of outer ...

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Vatican, Shadowed by Crisis, Tries to Bring Young People Back Into Fold

In a first, a three-week Synod of Bishops will include young Catholics, But critics wonder if Pope Francis is ready to confront abuse more forcefully.

Protests erupt as suspect in the rape of a 7-year-old girl appears in a South African court

Hundreds of protesters gathered Tuesday outside a South African court, where a man accused of raping a 7-year-old girl in a restaurant appeared for a ...

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Mexico students v the state: Anniversary of 1968 massacre reopens recent wounds

Fifty years after the Tlatelolco student massacre, activists say young protesters remain in danger.

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Catalan protests: Rallies mark one year since independence vote

Pro-independence protesters block major roads across Catalonia and a high-speed railway line.

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A Year After Catalonia Secession Vote, New Unrest and Still No Resolution

Protests in the Spanish region showed how raw tensions over separatism, and the disputed independence referendum, remain. /
Protestors confront Dallas District Attorney at town hall about police killing of Botham Jean

TheGrio has launched a special series called #BlackonBlue to examine the relationship between law enforcement and African-Americans. Our reporters and videographers will investigate police brutality and corruption while also exploring ...

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