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Nearly 1600 reported arrested in Russian anti-Putin protests

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Moscow, May 6 (AP) - Russians angered by the impending inauguration of Vladimir Putin to a new term as president protested Saturday in scores of cities across the country - and police responded by reportedly arresting nearly 1,600 of them.
Among those arrested was protest organizer Alexei Navalny, the anti-corruption campaigner who is Putin's most prominent foe. Police seized Navalny by the arms and legs and carried the thrashing activist from Moscow's Pushkin Square, where thousands were...
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Thousands party at Paris protest to show anger at Macron

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Paris, May 6 (AP) - Tens of thousands of protesters in Paris danced, picnicked and railed against President Em-manuel Macron at a "party" marking his first year in office.
Police fired tear gas on troublemakers on the margins of the largely festive protest Saturday, and eight people were...
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Hawaii braces for long upheaval as erupting Kilauea boils

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Pahoa, May 6 (AP) - Hundreds of anxious residents on the Big Island of Hawaii hunkered down Saturday for what could be weeks or months of upheaval as the dangers from an erupting Kilauea volcano continued to grow.
Lava spurted from volcanic vents, toxic gas filled the air and strong earthquakes -...
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More than 70,000 NRA members expected in Dallas for meeting

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Dallas, May 5 (AP) - More than 70,000 members of the National Rifle Association are expected in Dallas for the group's annual meeting, which featured an appearance Friday by President Donald Trump who lauded NRA members for "fighting for our beloved Constitution." The meeting is also drawing...
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Dozens of Palestinians wounded in 6th weekly Gaza protest

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Gaza City, May 5 (AP) - Black smoke from burning tires mixed with streaks of tear gas fired by Israeli forces Friday as several thousand Palestinians staged a sixth weekly protest on the Gaza-Israel border. At least 70 Pal-estinians were wounded by Israeli fire, the lowest casualty toll since the...
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