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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Protester throws shoe at Hillary Clinton during speech in Las Vegas

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 11:08pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Las Vegas Ex-secretary of state laughs off incident during a convention speech in Las Vegas Protester throws shoe at Hillary Clinton A woman was taken into custody after throwing a shoe at Hillary Rodham Clinton as the former US secretary of state began a Las Vegas convention speech. The incident happened after Clinton took the stage before an Institute ...

  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US journalists protest White House photo restrictions, 'propaganda'

    Posted Nov 22nd 2013, 09:15pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Washington Journalists protest White House photo restrictions Dozens of news organisations protested to the White House against restrictions that sometimes keep journalists from taking pictures and video of US President Barack Obama performing official duties. At the same time, two press groups urged their members to stop using official photos and video ...

  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Smart gun's sale by California store draws fury of gun rights advocates

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 06:22am by WASHPOST

    ... The protests threaten the nascent smart-gun industry, which received a jolt of support recently when Silicon Valley investors offered US$1 million for promising new technology. The vitriol began almost ... to exercise your [Second Amendment] rights, I would suggest that you do not continue to frequent this place." The protests are fuelled by worry that being able to purchase the iP1 will trigger ...

  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Protesters march in Washington against NSA surveillance

    Posted Oct 27th 2013, 04:28pm by Reuters in Washington

    ... Reuters in Washington The furore over US government spying programmes drew protesters onto the streets of Washington on Saturday following revelations by former security contractor Edward Snowden Protesters marched on Capitol Hill in Washington on Saturday to protest against the US government’s online surveillance programmes, whose vast scope was revealed this year by former spy ...

  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    War veterans protest at White House over US government shutdown

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington War veterans take their protest to White House Veteran and "tea party" groups protested over the government shutdown in Washington, taking down barricades ... to the White House fence on Sunday, creating a brief flashpoint of anger in an otherwise peaceful demonstration. The White House protest, which involved hundreds of people, quickly broke up. Don ...

  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Gay groups in US seek the right to take part in St Patrick's Day marches

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 08:46pm by NYT

    ... remains controversial: the annual St Patrick's Day parade. The parade is a celebration of Irish culture and social power, yet in recent years it also has been the arena for protest over ...

  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Florida man faces 60 years in prison for shooting teens over loud music

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 10:41am by Reuters

    ... was acquitted last year of murder in the shooting of unarmed black, Trayvon Martin, 17. In a sign of displeasure with the hung jury in the murder charge, protesters left a letter at the office ...

  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Hundreds protest over Syrian conflict in New York’s Times Square

    Posted Aug 30th 2013, 10:13am by Agence France-Presse in New York

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York Hundreds of people protested at New York’s Times Square on Thursday over possible US plans to strike Syria’s regime which it believes to be behind a deadly ... Manhattan Square. “US, Nato, hands off Syria,” chanted hundreds of protesters, weaving through thousands of tourists, some carrying pictures of Assad, and some just declaring themselves against ...

  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    George Zimmerman not-guilty verdict sparks protests in US

    Posted Jul 15th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Agencies in Sanford, Florida Zimmerman not-guilty verdict sparks protests Angry protesters marched in US cities after George Zimmerman, a neighbourhood watch volunteer, was found not guilty by a Florida jury in the shooting death last year of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black teenager. Spontaneous marches erupted in cities including San Francisco, Chicago, Washington, Atlanta ...

  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Texas abortion law passes despite protests

    Posted Jul 13th 2013, 08:39pm by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... and mandates that a doctor must be present when a woman takes a pill to induce an abortion. Texas media reported that police scuffled with noisy protesters who resisted eviction from the spectator gallery. Some protesters even chained themselves to the railing to avoid being dragged out. During the June 25 session a raucous gallery crowd was key in preventing the vote from being held ...




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