Protests and Riots

China Finds Itself With Limited Options After U.S. Shoots Down Balloon

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

Beijing registered “strong discontent and protest.” But there may be little it can do to retaliate.
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After Restricting Balloon Overflights For 25 Years, China's Protests Wear Thin

4 hours ago   |   Forbes

As tensions rise, diplomats must not overlook China's long record of restricting and managing balloon overflights of Chinese territory.
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China responds to US downing of ‘civilian airship'

China responds to US downing of ‘civilian airship'

6 hours ago   |   RT

Beijing claimed the right to retaliate after the Pentagon shot down what it called a “spy balloon” China has blasted US President Joe Biden's decision to scramble an advanced...
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Israelis rally for fifth week against Netanyahu's judicial plans

7 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

Tens of thousands brave heavy rain in Tel Aviv to protest against government plans to weaken Israel's Supreme Court.
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Bruce Springsteen Fanzine Backstreets Ending to Protest Ticket Costs

15 hours ago   |   Pitchfork

After 43 years, the fan-run publication is shutting down because “these are concerts that we can hardly afford, that many of our readers cannot afford”
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LeBron James Keeps the World Watching

18 hours ago   |   NY Times

The Los Angeles Lakers star has embraced the often harsh spotlight of celebrity to further his career and personal goals. But he said it can be “challenging at times.”
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Several anti-abortion protests expected at pharmacies in Chicago area Saturday

19 hours ago   |   ABC

More than 100 anti-abortion protests are planned nationwide against pharmacy chains Walgreens, CVS and Rite Aid on Saturday.
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Anti-LGBTQ+ protests are at an all-time high. A Proud Boys war on drag is a big reason why

20 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The Proud Boys were the most active militant, far-right group involved in anti-LGBTQ+ events last year, turning up at half of all such protests across the country. Cameron...
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Electronic pollbook security raises concerns going into 2024

20 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

ATLANTA - They were blamed for long lines in Los Angeles during California's 2020 presidential primary, triggered check-in delays in Columbus, Ohio, a few months later and were...
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Footage shows the moment Greenpeace activists scaled a Shell oil platform that was being transported in 'rough conditions' in the Atlantic

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Greenpeace climate activists approaching Shell platform. Chris J Ratcliffe / Greenpeace Greenpeace activists used ropes to climb aboard a ship carrying a Shell oil...
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China Finds Itself With Limited Options After U.S. Shoots Down Balloon

Beijing registered “strong discontent and protest.” But there may be little it can do to retaliate. Read more ...

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EU migration impasse leaves many refugees out in the cold

Many refugees and asylum-seekers are literally left out in the cold for months as the European Union fails to get its migration system working properly Read more ...

91-year-old New York crossing guard retires after 41 years: ‘My life feels...

91-year-old New York crossing guard retires after 41 years: ‘My life feels so complete'

Louise Kobs, a 91-year-old crossing guard from Long Island, New York, has retired after more than four decades on the job. Read more ...

Oswaldo Cabrera in mix to be Yankees' starting left fielder

Oswaldo Cabrera in mix to be Yankees' starting left fielder

Oswaldo Cabrera went back to Venezuela this offseason a conquering hero. Will he return to the Yankees as their primary left fielder? Read more ...

Brutal cold snap hits northeastern US, shattering record lows

The Arctic air that descended on the northeastern US has brought record-setting sub-zero temperatures and wind chills. Read more ...

UFC Fight Night 218 results: Serghei Spivac dominates Derrick Lewis, calls...

UFC Fight Night 218 results: Serghei Spivac dominates Derrick Lewis, calls out Jon Jones

With three straight stoppage wins in less than a year, the UFC might have a new heavyweight contender on its hands. Serghei Spivac made easy work of two-time title challenger... Read more ...

Voting starts for Cyprus' presidency, with 3 front-runners

Cypriots began voting for their eighth president in the ethnically divided island's 62-year history as an independent republic, with three front-runners each portraying... Read more ...

Ex-Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf, who aided U.S. war in Afghanistan...

Ex-Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf, who aided U.S. war in Afghanistan, has died

Gen. Pervez Musharraf, who seized power in a bloodless coup and later led a reluctant Pakistan into aiding the U.S. war in Afghanistan against the Taliban, has died. He was 79. Read more ...

A.J. Brown and DeVonta Smith trades take Eagles to next level

A.J. Brown and DeVonta Smith trades take Eagles to next level

A.J. Brown and DeVonta Smith have caught everything thrown their way... except for the curse that once afflicted the Eagles' receivers room. Read more ...