‘So brave’: Republican governor mocked for writing ‘Ronald Reagan’ on ballot in protest against Trump

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan is facing backlash from both ends of the political spectrum after announcing that he voted for the long-dead Ronald Reagan for president as a protest against Donald Trump. Speaking to the Washington Post about his decision, Hogan admitted his vote was “simply symbolic,” but said, “I thought it was important to […]

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New York City protest demanding justice for Breonna Taylor ends with 12 arrests

Twelve people were arrested during a protest in the Greenwich Village neighborhood, New York Police Department spokeswoman Denise Moroney said. Eight of those arrested received summonses for disorderly conduct, Moroney said. The other four face charges including resisting arrest, obstructing governmental administration, pedestrian on roadway, and “violation of local law infraction” for using an “amplified […]

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Russian Far East Protesters Turn Out by the Thousands as Crackdown Intensifies – The Moscow Times

KHABAROVSK — As the rain beat down, a sea of umbrellas filled the valley that has become part of the well-trodden path protesters take on their daily march around the city of Khabarovsk in Russia’s Far East. Despite a torrential summer downpour, thousands took to the streets for the fourth straight massive Saturday protest, the […]

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New Russia Protest Over Governor’s Arrest – The Moscow Times

Hundreds of people joined a second day of protest on Sunday in the Russian Far East city of Khabarovsk over the arrest of a popular governor accused of ordering the murders of several businessmen.  Sergei Furgal, 50, was detained Thursday and has been ordered to remain in pre-trial custody for two months over the crimes […]

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De Blasio planning HUGE STING OPERATION to catch illegal fireworks sellers after noisy protest at his NYC mansion

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio is forming a “fireworks task force” of over 40 officers from the police and fire departments after irate residents demanding action on the problem staged a noisy protest outside his home. In what must be record timing for city government, de Blasio announced the new fireworks unit on Tuesday, […]

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Russia Investigates Toy Protests Against Vote on Putin’s Term Limits – The Moscow Times

Criminal investigators in St. Petersburg have attempted to question an activist who used children’s toys to protest against a vote on proposed constitutional amendments that would allow President Vladimir Putin to extend his rule into 2036. Sonya Ulyasheva, a spokeswoman for the Vesna democratic movement, had posted photographs of the toy protests as on offshoot of […]

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‘If we can’t sleep, you won’t sleep’: New Yorkers hold noisy protest against illegal fireworks outside Mayor de Blasio’s home

New Yorkers assembled outside Bill de Blasio’s home to express their anger over the city’s unwillingness to crack down on an epidemic of illegal fireworks usage. The demonstrators tried to disrupt the mayor’s sleep as payback. A huge line of cars honked their horns near the mayor’s residence, Gracie Mansion, on Monday night as part […]

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If people can go out & protest… they can also go out & VOTE’: Trump hammers claim mail-in votes lead to fraud

Donald Trump has doubled down on his criticism of mail-in ballots saying the practice will lead to ‘all sorts of havoc’ and ‘millions’ of fraudulent votes, and argued that if people can protest they can go to a polling station. In a tweet, the US president pondered on the chaotic nature and secrecy which he […]

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Another Shooting at Seattle’s Protest ‘Autonomous Zone’

SEATTLE — Another night of gunfire at Seattle’s protester-led “autonomous zone” sent one person to the hospital with injuries, the second round of gun violence over the weekend in an area where officers had pulled out of the police station. Susan Gregg, a spokeswoman at Harborview Medical Center, said one person who had been shot […]

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