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  • Protesters want end to Seal Beach coyote trap, kill policy

    Protesters want end to Seal Beach coyote trap, kill policy
    A protest against the Seal Beach City Council's recent decision to allow the trapping and killing of coyotes drew about 20 people to the Seal Beach Pier on Sunday. Handing out pamphlets and holding signs that read "Killing coyotes is not the solution,"...
  • In Hong Kong, a tale of two sit-ins -- gritty and intellectual

    As Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests continued overnight into Monday, demonstrators in this city’s financial district of Admiralty showed solidarity through oil paintings and sculpture while engaging in salon-style debates against the...
  • In Ferguson, volunteers have electronic eyes on police

    In Ferguson, volunteers have electronic eyes on police
    Romana Williams was out patrolling this week with a thumb-size video camera clipped to the collar of her white T-shirt. As the short, gray-haired woman approached the memorials for Michael Brown, the unarmed 18-year-old shot by a local police officer, a...
  • Ag Gag Laws, Industrial Farm Animal Abuse Focus of Yale Forum

    Ag Gag Laws, Industrial Farm Animal Abuse Focus of Yale Forum
    There are legislative and legal skirmishes going on all across the nation over farm animal welfare and "agricultural gag laws," hot-button issues that will be the focus of a forum at Yale Law School in New Haven Saturday. So-called "Ag Gag Laws"...
  • In Pakistan, some antigovernment protesters just want to go home

    In Pakistan, some antigovernment protesters just want to go home
    A month ago, Shabbir Ahmed was excited when he and 20 coworkers were ordered by their boss to join antigovernment demonstrations in the heart of this capital. The 25-year-old laborer from the eastern metropolis of Lahore had never been to Islamabad...
  • Woman beaten by CHP officer settles, but activists 'want him in prison'

    Woman beaten by CHP officer settles, but activists 'want him in prison'
    Civil rights activists plan to launch a new campaign Thursday for the criminal prosecution of a California Highway Patrol officer caught on video repeatedly punching a woman on the 10 Freeway in Los Angeles, saying the officer's resignation and a $1.5-...
  • Dana Milbank: Liberals cool on Obama, but he's the lesser evil

    Dana Milbank: Liberals cool on Obama,  but he's the lesser evil
    WASHINGTON — The anti-Obama left was out in force. All 22 of them. As the president stood on the South Lawn to announce the bombing campaign in Syria, liberal demonstrators gathered on Pennsylvania Avenue on the other side of the White House to...
  • Ferguson police barred from wearing 'I am Darren Wilson' bracelets

    Ferguson police barred from wearing 'I am Darren Wilson' bracelets
    Federal officials intervened Friday to stop police in Ferguson, Mo., from wearing “I am Darren Wilson” bracelets in solidarity with the police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old there last month. Ferguson Police Chief...
  • Six arrested as Hong Kong protesters storm government plaza

    Nearly 100 pro-democracy protesters, some scaling fences, tried to occupy part of a plaza at the main government compound in Hong Kong late Friday, before police using pepper spray moved swiftly in an attempt to disperse the crowd. The protesters,...
  • Hong Kong police surround stragglers at Occupy Central protest

    Hong Kong police surround stragglers at Occupy Central protest
    Police moved in early Sunday to surround the remnants of a pro-democracy demonstration as it morphed from a student-led protest into one spearheaded by the Occupy Central movement, which took its name and inspiration from the Occupy movement in the United...
  • More Hong Kong protesters pour into streets as police pull back

    After a night of tense confrontations with pro-democracy protesters in which the streets of Hong Kong were filled with tear gas, police abruptly reversed course Monday and adopted a much more relaxed stance that allowed even bigger crowds to pour into...