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More than 80 arrested as riot police break up St. Louis protest over officer's acquittal

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 1:51am
ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - More than 80 people were arrested on Sunday night as protests in St Louis over the acquittal of a white policeman who had shot a black man turned violent for a third night running.

Riot police break up St. Louis protest over officer's acquittal, dozens arrested

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 1:12am
ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - Protests in St Louis over the acquittal of a white policeman who had shot a black man turned violent for a third night running on Sunday as police in riot gear used pepper spray and arrested dozens of demonstrators who had failed to disperse.

Fight over electoral district boundaries heads to Supreme Court

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 10:38pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - It is a political practice nearly as old as the United States - manipulating the boundaries of legislative districts to help one party tighten its grip on power in a move called partisan gerrymandering - and one the Supreme Court has never curbed.

Riot police break up St. Louis protest over officer's acquittal

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 10:25pm
ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - St. Louis police in riot gear broke up a protest that turned rowdy on Sunday night with property damage including broken storefront windows, ordering protesters to disperse and making several arrests.

Fight over electoral district boundaries heads to top Supreme Court

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 9:39pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - It is a political practice nearly as old as the United States - manipulating the boundaries of legislative districts to help one party tighten its grip on power in a move called partisan gerrymandering - and one the Supreme Court has never curbed.

On third night, St. Louis protest of police acquittal turns rowdy

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 8:24pm
ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - A largely peaceful protest in St. Louis of the acquittal of a white police officer in the 2011 shooting death of a black man turned rowdy on Sunday as a handful of demonstrators threw bottles in response to a police officer making arrests.

St. Louis protesters march for third time after police acquittal

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 7:07pm
ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - A third day of protests began peacefully in St. Louis on Sunday, after violent clashes erupted between police and demonstrators the previous two nights over the acquittal of a white former police officer in the 2011 fatal shooting of a black man.

Third St. Louis protest of police acquittal begins peacefully

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 5:11pm
ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - A third day of protests started peacefully in St. Louis on Sunday after violent clashes between police and demonstrators the previous two nights over the acquittal of a white former police officer in the 2011 fatal shooting of a black man.

Third day of protests expected in St. Louis over police acquittal

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 3:19pm
ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - A third day of protests were expected in St. Louis on Sunday after the acquittal of a white former policeman in the fatal shooting of a black man, demonstrations that evoked memories of riots following the 2014 shooting of a black teenager by a white officer in nearby Ferguson.

Third day of protests set over police acquittal in St. Louis

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 12:25pm
ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - Protests were to resume in St. Louis on Sunday in the wake of the acquittal of a white former policeman in the fatal shooting of a black man, after a second night of sporadic violence between a small group of demonstrators and riot police.

Fight over electoral district boundaries heads to top U.S. court

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 7:05am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - It is a political practice nearly as old as the United States - manipulating the boundaries of legislative districts to help one party tighten its grip on power in a move called partisan gerrymandering - and one the Supreme Court has never curbed.

As Trump visits U.N., New York prepares for 'Super Bowl' of security

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 6:04am
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York police and a host of federal agencies are preparing for the annual traffic and security nightmare known as the United Nations General Assembly, featuring a week of speeches by U.S. President Donald Trump and a parade of other dignitaries.

St. Louis protest turns violent after peaceful rallies against police acquittal

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 12:50am
ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - Clashes between demonstrators and riot-clad police marred the end of what had been a largely peaceful second day of protest rallies in St. Louis following the acquittal of a white police officer in the fatal shooting of a black man.

St. Louis protest turns violent after earlier peaceful march over police acquittal

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 12:14am
ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - Clashes between demonstrators and riot-clad police marred the end of what had been a largely peaceful second day of protest rallies in St Louis following the acquittal of a white police officer in the fatal shooting of a black man.

Protesters march through St. Louis after policeman's acquittal

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 8:59pm
ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - Activists marched through two upscale shopping malls and into the streets of St. Louis on Saturday, marking a second day of demonstrations against the acquittal of a white police officer in the fatal shooting of a black man.

Hurricane Jose staying off U.S. East Coast as Storm Maria forms

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 7:47pm
(Reuters) - Hurricane Jose is expected to pass east of the North Carolina coast on Monday and remain off the U.S. East Coast from Virginia to New England, while Tropical Storm Maria formed and is forecast to become a hurricane early next week, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Saturday.

More protests erupt in St. Louis after acquittal in police shooting

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 7:18pm
ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - Activists marched peacefully through a suburban St. Louis-area shopping mall on Saturday, hours after police clashed with a crowd protesting the acquittal of a white former policeman accused of murdering a black man.

More Florida Keys residents return home to survey Irma's destruction

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 5:01pm
KEY LARGO, Fla. (Reuters) - More residents who had fled the Florida Keys ahead of Hurricane Irma were allowed to return to their homes on Saturday, as authorities prepared to reopen Key West at the end of the devastated archipelago on Sunday.

Wife of Princeton scholar jailed in Iran calls on U.S. to do more to free him

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 3:40pm
PRINCETON, N.J. (Reuters) - When Xiyue Wang sleeps in his cell in Iran's Evin Prison, he sometimes dreams he is back at Princeton University, working in the school's main library on his dissertation comparing governance systems in Central Asia.

More protests break out in St. Louis after acquittal in police shooting

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 2:14pm
ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - Protesters marched through an upscale St. Louis-area shopping mall on Saturday and the rock group U2 canceled a concert hours after police clashed with a crowd outraged over the acquittal of a white former policeman accused of murdering a black man.

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