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January 8, 2018 1:08 PM Anti-Trump protesters plan to ‘take a knee’ before College Football Championship game in Atlanta

A group says that before kickoff, they’ll “take a knee against Trump” outside CNN’s world headquarters, in solidarity with athletes. ATLANTA—The NAACP is urging people to wear white and hold anti-Trump signs on Monday. Another group says demonstrators will “take a knee” before the big game to protest U.S. President Donald Trump’s visit to Atlanta 59

January 2, 2018 4:14 PM Trump tweet criticizing Pakistan for giving ‘safe haven to terrorists’ stirs outrage

David Hale, the U.S. ambassador, was summoned late Monday to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Islamabad, the capital, and a diplomatic protest was lodged. ISLAMABAD—A tweet by President Donald Trump has Pakistan responding angrily to accusations that it has accepted billions of dollars in aid from the United States while failing to act against terrorist 92

December 25, 2017 5:24 PM Canadian government retaliates by expelling Venezuelan diplomat

Chargé d'affaires Craig Kowalik declared persona non grata over the weekend Western nations and Latin American neighbours have been increasingly critical of President Nicolas Maduro this year, accusing him of stamping on democracy and human rights. Venezuela accuses foreign governments of trying to encourage a right-wing coup. Venezuela had already withdrawn 73

December 8, 2017 1:02 PM Al Qaeda calls for attacks against U.S., Hamas calls for new uprising in aftermath of Trump’s Jerusalem decision

Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital has angered Arabs and Muslims who view it as an expression of blatant pro-Israel bias. JERUSALEM—Palestinians clashed with Israeli troops across the West Bank and Gaza, and Muslim worshippers from Jordan to Indonesia poured into the streets after Friday prayers to protest U.S. President Donald Trump’s 87

December 8, 2017 8:19 AM Palestinians to rally in wake of Jerusalem move

JERUSALEM - Palestinians are expected to protest en masse across the West Bank, east Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip following the Trump administration's recognition this week of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Israeli police have deployed reinforcements in and around Jerusalem's Old City ahead of Friday prayers, though Israel hasn't imposed age restrictions 53

November 28, 2017 1:39 PM Trump calls NFL ‘weak’ in another complaint about kneeling players

Trump has branded the league as “weak” for not requiring players to stand during the U.S. anthem. WASHINGTON—U.S. President Donald Trump is renewing his complaints about NFL players who kneel during the national anthem. Players have been kneeling to protest racism and police brutality, particularly toward people of colour. Trump says the act is disrespectful 46

November 1, 2017 8:55 PM Students stage Queen's Park protest as college strike talks set to resume

College Employer Council and union go back to bargaining Thursday Dozens of students from at least 12 public colleges across the province converged on Queen's Park Wednesday to vent their frustrations over the strike that's cancelled their classes for the past two weeks. They gathered on the same day the provincially appointed mediator announced the bargaining 79

October 30, 2017 11:02 AM Who's in charge? Catalans wonder after Spain takes control

BARCELONA, Spain -- Catalonia's civil servants returned to work Monday for the first time since Spain's central government rejected an independence declaration by imposing direct control, as Madrid warned that sacked regional leaders face criminal charges if they attempt to perform any official duties. Catalans watched and wondered whether the ousted 66

October 29, 2017 11:39 PM N.F.L. Scores: Houston Texans Kneel During Anthem in Protest

CBS, which was broadcasting a golf event until 4 p.m. Eastern, did not air the anthem. Pictures and video showed more than 40 members of the team kneeling, with only a few standing. On Friday, Texans’ offensive lineman Duane Brown told reporters the team would respond to McNair’s words. “I think it was ignorant,” Brown said. “I think it was embarrassing 314

October 29, 2017 2:03 PM The Latest: Catalan leader can run in vote 'if not in jail'

Spain's foreign minister says Catalonia's deposed leader would be eligible to run in the regional election called by the central government on Dec. 21, provided he hasn't been imprisoned by then. Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis told The Associated Press in an interview in Madrid that Carles Puigdemont's pro-independence party could "theoretically" put him up as a candidate 61