10 students charged after food fight gets out of control
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — Police say 10 students at a Connecticut high school face charges after a food fight that turned into a riot and ended with injuries to a teacher and a school resource...
MOSCOW (AP) — One of the protesters who barged onto the field last year to disrupt the World Cup final in Russia was briefly detained Tuesday by police in Moscow, activists said.
Thousands rally in Serbia against populist leader Vucic
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Thousands in Serbia protested again Saturday against populist President Aleksandar Vucic as riot police deployed inside the country's parliament, saying they wanted to...
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — In a story March 24 about a riot during a Confederate monument protest, The Associated Press, based on information from The Daily Progress of Charlottesville, reported...
LAUREL, Va. (AP) — A former Virginia firefighter accused of rioting at President Donald Trump's inauguration alleges her First Amendment rights were violated in her firing.
PARIS (AP) — Carnival workers have gone on a rampage during a fourth day of protests in the French city of Le Mans over the location designated for an annual fun fair.
NICE, France (AP) — French authorities are investigating the case of an older female protester who suffered head injuries when police charged people defying a ban on yellow vest protests in...
Springfield hospital donates land to race riot memorial
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A major Springfield health care provider has donated land to what will be a memorial to the city's 1908 race riot.
The (Springfield) State Journal-Register reports...
PARIS (AP) — Scattered yellow vest protesters clashed with French police firing tear gas Saturday after a peaceful march through Paris, but tougher security measures and protest bans in high-risk...
The Latest: Yellow vest march in Paris ends peacefully
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on French yellow vest protests (all times local):
A closely watched yellow vest march in Paris has ended peacefully, though police fired tear gas on...
9 arrested in school basketball game riot expelled
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Officials say nine students who were arrested after a riot broke out at an 8th grade basketball tournament in southwest Washington have been expelled from their...
PARIS (AP) — France's prime minister announced a ban Monday on yellow vest protests along the Champs-Elysees Avenue in Paris and in two other cities following riots on Saturday that left luxury...
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on yellow vest protests in France (all times local):
France's prime minister has announced a ban on yellow vest protests on Paris' Champs-Elysees...
PARIS (AP) — Business owners, city employees and construction workers dug in Sunday to clean up one of the world's most glamorous avenues, after riots by ultraviolent yellow vest protesters...
PARIS (AP) — French yellow vest protesters set life-threatening fires, smashed up luxury stores in Paris and clashed with police Saturday in the 18th straight weekend of demonstrations against...
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — An officer suffered minor injuries, dozens of police units were called and nine teenagers were arrested after a riot broke out at a middle school basketball tournament in...
PARIS (AP) — While some yellow vest protesters rioted along a famed Paris avenue, elsewhere in the French capital an entirely different scene unfolded Saturday: tens of thousands of people...
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ISTANBUL (AP) — Riot police in Istanbul fired tear gas to disperse thousands of demonstrators who tried to march along the city's main pedestrian avenue to mark International Women's...
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota is poised to approve laws aimed at potential protests against the planned Keystone XL oil pipeline, seeking to prevent disruptive demonstrations like those against...
AEK gets suspension warning from UEFA for rioting fans
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Defending Greek champion AEK Athens was sanctioned by UEFA on Friday and threatened with suspension from European competition after rioting fans hurled flares and a petrol...
Yellow vest boxer convicted in France for police attack
PARIS (AP) — A former French boxer who was filmed attacking riot police officers during the yellow vest protests has been convicted of assault.
Christophe Dettinger, a former French champion in the light heavyweight category, was given a one-year prison sentence on Wednesday night.
The judge brushed aside calls for a tougher sentence and gave the 37-year-old lenient terms that will allow him to work during the day.
Yellow vest boxer goes on trial in France for police attack
PARIS (AP) — A former French boxing pro who was filmed attacking riot police officers during the yellow vest protests is going on trial in France.
Christophe Dettinger, a former French champion in the light heavyweight category, could be sentenced to up to seven years in prison in Wednesday's trial.
The videos from the Jan. 5 incidents went viral on social media, triggering an outpouring of comments either praising him as a hero for the yellow vest movement or lambasting him as a vicious attacker.
The Latest: Rioters taunt Greek police at Macedonia protest
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Latest on the place name dispute between Greece and Macedonia (all times local):
Greek riot police have fired tear gas and stun grenades to disperse a group that tried to break a cordon outside parliament during an Athens protest of the government's moves to normalize relations with neighboring Macedonia.
Illinois congress members seek 1908 Race Riot designation
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois members of Congress are seeking National Historic Monument status for the Springfield site of the 1908 Race Riots.
Protesting Greek teachers clash with riot police, again
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek riot police have used tear gas to disperse state schoolteachers protesting violently in Athens, days after the country's public order minister accused officers of indiscriminately attacking teachers in similar circumstances.
Greek minister criticizes police over clashes with teachers
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's public order minister strongly criticized riot police for their handling of a violent protest Friday by school teachers in Athens who were demonstrating against government plans for hiring new teachers.
Riot police fired tear gas to stop protesters from forcing their way past a cordon outside parliament, and later when demonstrators tried to push away a barrier near Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' office.
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The Latest: Congo police gather outside electoral commission
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The Latest on Congo's presidential election (all times local):
Anti-riot police are gathering outside Congo's electoral commission as the country awaits the first results of the presidential election.
Several dozen officers are in the quiet street as midnight approaches.
Some opposition parties are urging the electoral commission to release results as soon as possible after it delayed the announcement indefinitely on Sunday.
Former pro boxer in custody after assault on French police
PARIS (AP) — A man identified as a former boxing pro and suspected of viciously attacking riot police officers with his fists and feet during the latest yellow vest protests in France has turned himself in and was placed in custody on Monday, authorities said.
France: Year’s 1st yellow vest event brings tear gas, fires
PARIS (AP) — French security forces fired tear gas and flash-balls after a march through picturesque central Paris went from peaceful to provocative Saturday as several thousand protesters staged the yellow vest movement's first action of 2019 to keep up pressure on President Emmanuel Macron.
The Latest: Catalan separatists march in Barcelona
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on Spanish Cabinet meeting being held in Barcelona (all times local):
Thousands of people are marching in downtown Barcelona to press their demands for Catalonia's independence from the rest of Spain.
Clashes erupt as Spanish Cabinet holds meeting in Catalonia
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Thousands of pro-independence protesters angry about Spain's Cabinet holding a meeting in Catalonia blocked roads across the region Friday and clashed with anti-riot police in its capital.
A dozen protesters were arrested, and scores were injured during the clashes, the regional Mossos d'Esquadra police said after the meeting in Barcelona finished.
Tear gas in Paris, but fewer protesters and bigger demands
PARIS (AP) — A protest movement that has brought the French into the streets for five Saturdays in a row in a major challenge to President Emmanuel Macron lost momentum in its latest nationwide outcry, but the smaller crowds pushed fervently for one of their expanding demands, a citizen's referendum to help define policy.
The Latest: Macron calls for calm and order before protests
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on anti-government protests in France (all times local):
French President Emmanuel Macron is calling for "calm" and "order" ahead of promised new protests by the broad yellow-vest movement after rioting in recent weeks.
Macron said Friday that "I don't think our democracy can accept" the "occupation of the public domain and elements of violence" that marked protests the past few Saturdays, notably in central Paris.
Protesters, police scuffle in anti-tax protests in Jordan
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Hundreds of people have protested in Jordan's capital against the government's planned tax increases and high youth unemployment.
Some protesters near the prime minister's office scuffled with riot police who fired several rounds of tear gas. Several people dropped to the ground in coughing fits.
It marked the first time police and protesters clashed since regular Thursday night protests resumed several weeks ago.
Macron vows tax cuts, pay rise; will France’s anger subside?
PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron tried to reassert control over a nation wracked by increasingly violent protests with offers of tax relief for struggling workers and pensioners — and an exceptional admission Monday that "I might have hurt people with my words."
China charges 10 over riot at a military veterans’ protest
BEIJING (AP) — China state media say 10 people have been charged with various offenses over rioting at a gathering of military veterans protesting for better benefits.
It wasn't clear whether the suspects are veterans. However, the violence at the Oct. 4-7 gathering in the eastern city of Pingdu points to continued tensions between the authorities and ex-servicemen despite the establishment this year of a Cabinet agency to oversee veterans' affairs.
The Latest: France: 135 hurt in protests; 1,000 detained
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on anti-government protests in France and neighboring countries (all times local):
France's interior minister says the protest violence in Paris is "under control" despite scattered tensions but is calling it "totally unacceptable."
Interior Minister Christophe Castaner says 135 people were injured in the protests Saturday, including 17 police officers. He says "exceptional" security measures allowed nearly police to put nearly 1,000 people in custody.
Rioting engulfs Paris as anger grows over high French taxes
PARIS (AP) — The rumble of armored police trucks and the hiss of tear gas filled central Paris on Saturday, as French riot police fought to contain thousands of yellow-vested protesters venting their anger against the government in a movement that has grown more violent by the week.
A ring of steel surrounded the president's Elysee Palace — a key destination for the protesters — as police stationed trucks and reinforced metal barriers throughout the neighborhood.
Big rally by Malaysia Muslims calls for upholding privileges
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Tens of thousands of Malaysian Muslims rallied Saturday in Kuala Lumpur against any attempt to strip the ethnic Malay majority of its privileges, in the first massive street gathering since Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's alliance won a historic vote in May.
Paris protesters build barricades and set fires
Riot police advance on Paris protesters
Clashes as yellow vest protests grow in Belgium, Netherlands
BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian police fired tear gas and water cannons at yellow-vested protesters calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Charles Michel after they tried to breach a riot barricade, as the movement that started in France made its mark Saturday in Belgium and the Netherlands.
As protests rages in France, Macron remains invisible
PARIS (AP) — As anti-government protests rage through France and Paris locks down, fearing new riots, the man whose presidency has unleashed the anger is nowhere to be seen.
French President Emmanuel Macron has stayed out of the public eye all week, leaving his unpopular government to try to calm the nation. In response, "Macron, resign!" has become the main slogan of the "yellow vest" demonstrators.
Riots sweep Athens on anniversary of teen’s shooting death
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Protesters in Athens set up a massive burning barricade and pelted riot police with firebombs and rocks Thursday on the 10th anniversary of the fatal police shooting of a teenager, a death that sparked Greece's worst riots in decades.
The violence broke out in the Exarchia district of the Greek capital, where 15-year-old Alexis Grigoropoulos was shot dead on Dec. 6, 2008, and which anarchists have adopted as a stronghold.
Riots erupted in America's capital in the hours after Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on April 4, 1968. Grieving and angry, rioters smashed windows, looted and burned buildings for several days, and at least 10 people lost their lives as a result of the violence.
“Yes” side wins Catalonia independence vote marred by chaos
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Catalonia's regional government declared a landslide win for the "yes" side in a disputed referendum on independence from Spain that degenerated into mayhem Sunday, with more than 800 people injured as riot police attacked peaceful protesters and unarmed civilians trying to cast their ballots.
DETROIT (AP) — It wasn't sweet music that brought Martha Reeves to the microphone at the Fox Theatre that day in July 1967; it was brutal reality.
Detroit was burning.
Headlining a string of shows for a hometown crowd, the singer of "Heatwave," ''Dancing in the Street" and other hits announced that rioting had spread through the city. Leave calmly, she said, and return safely to your homes.