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  • St. Louis area police arrest at least 17 during weekend of protests

    St. Louis area police arrest at least 17 during weekend of protests
    Riot gear-clad police arrested at least 17 people on Sunday after they refused orders to disperse from a spontaneous sit-in outside a convenience store in St. Louis during a weekend of otherwise peaceful protests against police violence. Thousands of...
  • 'Ferguson October' rally highlights divide among St. Louis activists

    'Ferguson October' rally highlights divide among St. Louis activists
    A raucous “Ferguson October” crowd turned a mass protest service on its head Sunday night, heckling the president of the NAACP and successfully demanding that young demonstrators get a place on stage to address an audience of hundreds....
  • St. Louis' pride and unrest: Cardinals October vs. 'Ferguson October'

    In October, a month in which St. Louis’ civic identity is normally dedicated to Cardinals playoff baseball, the city’s unresolved racial tensions are competing for center stage as hundreds and possibly thousands of demonstrators have...
  • 17 arrested in St. Louis during 'Ferguson October' protest

    17 arrested in St. Louis during 'Ferguson October' protest
    Seventeen demonstrators were arrested in a sit-in outside a QuikTrip here early Sunday as a weekend of "Ferguson October" demonstrations continued to spread out of the suburb of Ferguson and into the city of St. Louis. "If we don't get it, shut it down,...
  • Pitching tents, Hong Kong democracy protesters dig in for long haul

    Hundreds of student activists camped overnight in major protest sites in Hong Kong as the democracy movement showed signs of regathering momentum after the government called off talks with its leaders to defuse unrest in the global financial hub. The...
  • St. Louis unrest over police shooting leads to eight arrests

    What started as a peaceful but boisterous march protesting a young black man's shooting death by a white police officer turned into a standoff with riot police that ended late Thursday night with eight arrests. St. Louis police officials said an officer...
  • Police, protesters clash in St. Louis ahead of weekend of rallies

    Police, protesters clash in St. Louis ahead of weekend of rallies
    Police clashed with protesters in St. Louis on Thursday for a second consecutive night, a day after an officer killed a black teenager and ahead of a weekend of planned marches and rallies in the area over the August killing of unarmed black teenager ...
  • St. Louis police fatally shoot suspect, triggering protests

    St. Louis police fatally shoot suspect, triggering protests
    A white off-duty policeman shot and killed a black teenager in St. Louis on Wednesday, officers said, triggering a night of protests just miles from the site of another police shooting of another black youth in the suburb of Ferguson. Police said the...
  • From tear gas to talk: A Hong Kong policeman chats with protesters

    From tear gas to talk: A Hong Kong policeman chats with protesters
    A week earlier, the officer may have been among Hong Kong’s finest in riot gear, firing tear gas canisters into crowds of pro-democracy protesters. But in the wee hours of Monday, standing sentry outside government headquarters in the Admiralty...
  • Police in Ferguson can't forbid protesters to stand still, judge rules

    Police in Ferguson can't forbid protesters to stand still, judge rules
    Officers in Ferguson, Mo., violated the Constitution by requiring peaceful protesters to keep moving rather than stand still during demonstrations that followed the Aug. 9 police shooting of an unarmed man, a federal judge said Monday. U.S. District...
  • Hong Kong students, officials set Friday for start of reform talks

    Student leaders and Hong Kong government officials said they will begin formal talks Friday aimed at ending mass demonstrations that have shut down key parts of this semiautonomous Chinese city for more than a week. The meeting will be open to the media...