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  • Activists demand U.S. SEC rule to make companies reveal political spending

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group of activists stood outside of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's Washington headquarters on Thursday to scold the regulator for failing to advance a rule requiring companies to disclose their political...
  • Berks pigeon shoot brings protesters to Reading

    In recent decades, the heaviest concentrations of Confederate battle flags have been seen mainly at two types of large organized gatherings — Ku Klux Klan rallies and Pennsylvania pigeon shoots. (Kluxers can gather anywhere, but pigeon shoots,...
  • Protesters clash with police over Hong Kong election rules

    Protesters clashed with Hong Kong police Monday at a heated news conference about limits imposed by mainland Chinese authorities on the territory’s 2017 election. Demonstrators have promised a wave of civil disobedience in the semi-autonomous...
  • 'Unfounded' coup rumors spread in Pakistan

    'Unfounded' coup rumors spread in Pakistan
    The political crisis in Pakistan deepened Monday as protesters stormed and briefly held the state-run television headquarters and the capital buzzed with talk about whether the army would step in to remove either Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif or the...
  • Union President: Chief Sent Wrong Message By Marching

    Union President: Chief Sent Wrong Message By Marching
    HARTFORD – A day after police Chief James C. Rovella joined marchers who were protesting the Taser shooting of a city teen, the Hartford Police Union held a press conference Thursday to condemn the chief's actions. "Even though the chief stated he...
  • U.S. hostage rescuers dropped from night sky: Syria activist

    BEIRUT/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - It was just after midnight on July 4 when at least two dozen U.S. Delta Force commandos arrived on heavily armed Black Hawk helicopters in Akrishi, a small town near the eastern Syrian city of Raqqa on the bank of the...
  • Activist fight will complicate search for new Darden chief

    An activist investor's efforts to wrest control of embattled Darden Restaurants will make the search for a new CEO even more difficult, industry analysts say. Analysts and consultants following Darden's recent struggles say the company's Sept. 30 annual...
  • Rights struggle to continue after Missouri violence fades, organizers vow

    FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - After two nights of relative calm in Ferguson, Missouri, many have expressed hope the violent clashes and looting that followed a white police officer's shooting of an unarmed black teenager will soon be a thing of the past....
  • Ferguson highlights generational gap between youth, civil rights-era marchers

    Ferguson highlights generational gap between youth, civil rights-era marchers
    It hasn't been so easy for traditional civil rights-era activists in this small St. Louis suburb in recent weeks, where the fatal shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown by a white police officer has put them on all-too-familiar turf: challenging...
  • Indian hunger striking activist re-arrested: police

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian human rights activist Irom Sharmila, on hunger strike for the last 14 years in protest against alleged army atrocities, was arrested again on Friday two days after being released from hospital detention. "Sharmila has been...
  • Protesters Demand That Police Drop Charges In Taser Shooting

    Protesters Demand That Police Drop Charges In Taser Shooting
    HARTFORD — Protesters marched to Hartford police headquarters Wednesday to demand that the department drop its charges against a teenager who was shot by a Taser last week. Hartford police Det. Shawn Ware shocked 18-year-old Luis Anglero Jr....