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  1. Protesters at Minneapolis school board meeting force action on discipline policy and staff decisions

    Minnpost.com - Education & Family 04.26 / 21:19 minnpost.com
    Erin Hinrichs Prompted by the demands of demonstrators who had packed into the boardroom at district headquarters Tuesday evening, the Minneapolis Public Schools board ended up voting on two items that weren’t on the original meeting agenda.One had to do with revisiting existing district policies — and enforcement of these policies — on withholding students’ access to hot lunch and recess as a behavior consequence. The other involved overriding district administration to r…
  2. Tear gas used against Ayotzinapa protest

    Mexiconewsdaily.com - Latin America 04.26 / 21:17 mexiconewsdaily.com
    After a demonstration by parents of the 43 missing students from Ayotzinapa turned violent yesterday, federal forces used tear gas to control demonstrators. But that in turn generated a retaliation FULL STORY The post Tear gas used against Ayotzinapa protest appeared first on Mexico News…
  3. Metro Says Work This Weekend Won’t Affect Climate March Protest

    Restonnow.com-VA 04.26 / 20:58 www.restonnow.com
    Planned construction work will shut down a portion of the Metro in downtown DC this…
  4. A threat to kill black students at Fort Osage High School led about 200 to protest

    Kansascity.com - Missouri 04.26 / 20:57 www.kansascity.com
    “No more racism. Enough is enough,” was the chant Wednesday morning at Fort Osage High School where some 200 students and parents gathered in protest of a racially charged climate … Click to Continue »…
  5. Protesters With Tree Trimmers Demand End to Training on Animals

    Peta.org - Environment 04.26 / 20:47 peta.org
    During World Week for Animals in Laboratories, PETA is heading to five military centers, brandishing the gardening tools often used on live animals The post Protesters With Tree Trimmers Demand End to Training on Animals appeared first on…
  6. York Revolution Nixes Cruel ‘Cowboy Monkey Rodeo’ Plans After Protests

    Peta.org - Environment 04.26 / 20:47 peta.org
    Following a deluge of letters from PETA members and supporters and a protest led by the director of The Humane Society of Southern Maryland and York Pennsylvania, Jane Heller, ... The post York Revolution Nixes Cruel ‘Cowboy Monkey Rodeo’ Plans After Protests appeared first on…
  7. 15-year sentence for shooter at Black Lives Matter protest

    Sctimes.com - Minnesota (MN) 04.26 / 20:29 sctimes.com
    A Minnesota man convicted in the shootings of five black men who were demonstrating against the police killing of a black man in Minneapolis has been sentenced to more than 15 years in…
  8. Google Gives Employees Permission To Walk Out On Their Jobs For Trump Protest

    LISTEN TO TLR’S LATEST PODCAST: By Eric Lieberman Google is allowing workers to take off from work May 1 to protest President Donald Trump, whether or not they give advance notice. Pro-immigration groups, socialist organizations, labor unions, and hundreds of thousands of workers are planning to walk out on their jobs on International Workers Day […] The post Google Gives Employees Permission To Walk Out On Their Jobs For Trump Protest appeared first on The Libertarian R…
  9. Moral Missouri rally protests General Assembly agenda

    Komu.com - Missouri (MO) 04.26 / 20:07 komu.com
    JEFFERSON CITY - A coalition of organizations rallied at the state capitol Wednesday in support of a "Moral Missouri."The coalition was comprised of 12 different organizations and included Planned Parenthood, the NAACP and Empower Missouri. The group voiced its concerns over proposed legislation it said would violate civil rights."Clergy and advocates who care about health care are converging here today to send a message to our legislators and very importantly Governor Greitens,"…
  10. 300 parents from 25 schools protest outside Gzb DM office

    Ghaziabad: More than 300 parents held a massive protest outside the district magistrate's office at the collectorate here on Wednesday over private schools' fee hike, annual charges and regularisation of NCERT textbooks. The protesters held banners such as, 'Save us from this exploitation', 'Implement the Gujarat model in Ghaziabad' and 'Yogi Ji, save us from education mafias'. The parents also stalled traffic on the road leading towards the Hapur-Chungi intersection outside…
  11. Cyprus activists protest Turkey's planned nuclear plant

    Dailyrecordnews.com - World 04.26 / 20:03 dailyrecordnews.com
    NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Greek and Turkish Cypriot activists on Wednesday formed a human chain across Cyprus' ethnic divide to protest Turkey's planned nuclear power station, which they say poses real dangers to the nearby east Mediterranean i…
  12. THURSDAY: “Mesh Awareness Movement” to Protest J&J Shareholder Meeting

    Newbrunswicktoday.com - New Brunswick 04.26 / 19:55 newbrunswicktoday.com
    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Two women who spearhead “Mesh Awareness Movement” (MAM) have been busy organizing a rally that will take place outside the Johnson & Johnson (J&J), annual shareholder’s meeting, on April 27, at the State Theatre. Asked the day before the MAM rally how many women were expected to be in the Hub City and attend the “peaceful protest,” Tammy Jackson, a Kentucky resident and co-founder of the group, said: “Between everybody about 50…
  13. 15-Year Sentence for Shooter at Black Lives Matter Protest

    Wjon.com - Minnesota 04.26 / 19:50 wjon.com
    A Minnesota man convicted in the shootings of five black men who were demonstrating against the police killing of a black man in Minneapolis has been sentenced to more than 15 years in prison. Continue…
  14. Demonstrators gather at Yale, protest lack of union contract negotiations

    Wtnh.com - Connecticut 04.26 / 19:49 wtnh.com
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Wednesday morning a group of students and staff from Yale University gathered outside the home of the university p…
  15. Kremlin bans 'Open Russia' movement ahead of weekend protests

    USAToday-World 04.26 / 19:44 usatoday.com
    The group backs nationwide rallies against a Putin re-election…
  16. Venezuela: Protesters and police clash at opposition march

    Hispanicamericans.com - Latin America 04.26 / 19:29 hispanicamericans.com
    Image copyright AFP Image caption Police have blocked the path of the opposition march and fired teargas Thousands of Venezuelans are taking part in another protest against the government of Nicolas Maduro. Opposition demonstrators are trying for the seventh time this month to march on the office of the ombudsman in central Caracas. In at least two areas of the capital, police have fired teargas to try to disperse the crowd. Twenty-six people have been killed since the current wave of…
  17. U.S. moves THAAD anti-missile to South Korean site, sparking protests

    Reuters The U.S. military moved parts of an anti-missile defense system to a deployment site in South Korea on Wednesday amid heightened tensions over North Korea’s missile and nuclear weapons programs, triggering protests from villagers and China. The top U.S. … Continue reading → The post U.S. moves THAAD anti-missile to South Korean site, sparking protests appeared first on From the Trenches World…
  18. Cyprus activists protest Turkey's planned nuclear plant

    Wbt.com - World 04.26 / 19:23 wbt.com
    NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) -- Greek and Turkish Cypriot activists have formed a human chain across Cyprus' ethnic divide to protest Turkey's planned nuclear power station, which they say poses real dangers to the nearby east Mediterranean island. About 100 activists linked arms Wednesday across the 70-meter U.N.-controlled buffer zone between the breakaway Turkish Cypriot north and the internationally recognized south in the medieval heart of the capital, Nicosia. The post Cyprus activists…
  19. Nurses union protests ER closures

    Shouting "Care not cuts!" and "Put patients first!" about 500 members of the Manitoba Nurses Union and other labour supporters voiced their displeasure Wednesday with the provincial government's plan to…
  20. Swarthmore protesters demand divestment, say fossil fuels ‘assault our futures’

    Thecollegefix.com - Education 04.26 / 19:16 thecollegefix.com
    'Divest from Destruction, Reinvest in Justice.' The post Swarthmore protesters demand divestment, say fossil fuels ‘assault our futures’ appeared first on The College…