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  • Protests on a 'Moral Monday' range from Plaza Frontenac to the Rams game

    ST. LOUIS Protesters fanned out across the St. Louis metropolitan area for their "Moral Monday," the fourth day of noisy demonstrations over race relations and police conduct that attracted activists from across America. Forty-eight people were...
  • Activists tally strengths, weaknesses of 'Ferguson October'

    ST. LOUIS As marchers in the Shaw neighborhood trudged past cinders of American flags burned to protest another shooting of a black youth by a white cop, someone shouted a question that was on everyone's mind. "Where the hell are we going?" A...
  • Traffic flows back into HK business district after police remove barriers

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong police reopened one of the city's main thoroughfares to traffic on Tuesday after clearing barricades erected by democracy protesters who have occupied streets in the heart of the Chinese-ruled city for two weeks. The...
  • China won't cede to HK protests, army used only as last resort-sources

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's ruling Communist Party believes it has offered enough concessions to Hong Kong in the past, and will give no ground to pro-democracy protests because it wants to avoid setting a precedent for reform on the mainland, sources...
  • Protesters clash with police in Ukraine capital, throw smoke bombs

    KIEV (Reuters) - A few thousand protesters clashed with police on Tuesday outside the Ukrainian parliament, throwing stones and smoke bombs and firing with air guns through the building's windows. A Reuters photographer said the protesters, many of...
  • At least 50 arrested in Ferguson protests

    At least 50 arrested in Ferguson protests
    More than 50 people were arrested in a series of peaceful rolling protests in the St. Louis area on Monday, staged to draw attention to police violence more than two months after a white officer killed an unarmed black teenager in a local suburb....
  • Weariness of Ferguson protests grows

    ST. LOUIS Brian Fletcher loves Ferguson. He brags about it, he rattles off historical facts about it and, as the former mayor, he feels the urge to stick up for the city and its people. And right now, he says people are tired of the constant protesting,...
  • Palestinians, Israeli police clash at Jerusalem's al-Aqsa compound

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli police clashed with Palestinian protesters and shut down access to Jerusalem's al-Aqsa mosque compound on Monday in a deepening dispute over access to the area, the third holiest shrine in Islam which is also revered by Jews....
  • Many Hong Kong parents just don't understand student-led protests

    Many Hong Kong parents just don't understand student-led protests
    Every time Kelvin Chan returns home around midnight from the daily pro-democracy rallies here, he finds his father fuming silently in the living room. "He says nothing when I come in," said Chan, 23. "He just gets up and goes to his bedroom." When...
  • The mutual fund that reads like a cheat sheet for activists

    For over seven years, fund managing partners Bob Olstein and Eric Heyman have had the good fortune of investing in a number of companies that were later bought out or became targets of big-name shareholder activists. This year alone, their Olstein...
  • Hong Kong police use sledgehammers, chainsaws to clear protest barriers

    Hong Kong police use sledgehammers, chainsaws to clear protest barriers
    Hundreds of Hong Kong police used sledgehammers and chainsaws on Tuesday to tear down barricades erected by pro-democracy protesters near government offices and the financial centre, reopening a major road for the first time in two weeks. But late in...