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  • Rio police disperse protesters with tear gas before World Cup final

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Police in Rio de Janeiro used tear gas to disperse a small group of protesters who tried to push past a blockade before the World Cup final on Sunday, leaving at least four people injured.
  • Volunteers shield Gaza hospital

    TEL AVIV, Israel A Gaza hospital director says foreign activists, including a U.S. citizen, are working as human shields to try to protect patients in the facility from Israeli strikes. Israeli airstrikes hit El Wafa Medical Rehabilitation Hospital in...

    Murrieta's budget and image take a hit from immigration protests

    Murrieta's budget and image take a hit from immigration protests
    When it all blows over, Murrieta Mayor Alan Long says he might send the White House a bill. Since July 1, when protesters turned away three buses of immigrant women and children scheduled to be processed in a local Border Patrol facility, Murrieta has...

    Human rights group sees growing proof of abductions, torture in Ukraine

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Armed separatist groups and pro-Kiev forces have abducted, then beaten and tortured activists, protesters and journalists in eastern Ukraine in the last three months, Amnesty International said in a report published on Friday. No...

    U.N. urges Saudi Arabia to release activists, halt lashings

    GENEVA (Reuters) - The top United Nations human rights official called on Saudi Arabia on Thursday to release activists she said had been arrested for peacefully demanding freedoms, halt the use of lashings and investigate their alleged ill-treatment....