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Police arrest demonstrators as they march during May Day, in Istanbul, Monday, May 1, 2017. Security forces prevented leftist groups trying to reach city's iconic Taksim Square to celebrate May Day. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
May 01, 2017 - 4:25 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — Workers and activists marked May Day with defiant rallies and marches for better pay and working conditions Monday. Some countries celebrate International Workers' Day with a public holiday though others restrict activities, which can lead to confrontations. Some of the events...
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FILE- In this May 1, 2006, file photo, demonstrators march to show support for immigrant rights along Wilshire Boulevard near MacArthur Park in Los Angeles. Immigrant and union groups will march in cities across the United States on Monday, May 1, 2017, to mark May Day and protest against President Donald Trump’s efforts to boost deportations. The day has become a rallying point for immigrants in the U.S. since demonstrations were held in 2006 against a proposed immigration enforcement bill. (AP Photo/Ric Francis, File)
May 01, 2017 - 12:27 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Immigrant and union groups will march in cities across the United States on Monday to mark May Day and protest against President Donald Trump's efforts to boost deportations. Tens of thousands of immigrants and their allies are expected to rally in cities such as New York, Chicago,...
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University students hold a candlelight vigil for their late classmate Juan Pablo Pernalete in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, April 29, 2017. Students commemorated Pernalete who was killed this week by security forces during an anti-government protest. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
April 30, 2017 - 4:53 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro hiked wages and handed out hundreds of free homes Sunday amid his efforts to counter a strengthening protest movement seeking his removal. On his regular Sunday television show, Maduro ordered a 60 percent increase in the country's...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, May 1, 2012, file photo, police officers and protesters scuffle, in New York. Tens of thousands of immigrants and their supporters are expected to rally Monday, May 1, 2017, against Trump administration policies. While immigration reform has been a key focus of May 1 demonstrations in the U.S. for over a decade, the roots of May Day, or International Workers Day, stretch back over a century. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
April 30, 2017 - 12:55 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Tens of thousands of immigrants and their supporters in U.S. cities are set to protest Monday against immigration policies to mark May Day. It is an event that will also generate heated protests around the world as unions push for better rights for workers. The roots of May Day, or...
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In this April 24, 2017 photo, Pastor Don Taylor, of a suburban Chicago organizing group, speaks to immigrant rights advocates in downtown Chicago. The advocates plan to march in a May 1 rally in Chicago. (AP Photo by Sophia Tareen)
April 30, 2017 - 11:25 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Tens of thousands of immigrants and their supporters in U.S. cities are set to protest Monday against immigration policies to mark May Day. It's an event that will also generate heated protests around the world as unions push for better rights for workers. The roots of May Day, or...
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From left, EU Chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and European Council President Donald Tusk make their way to a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels on Saturday, April 29, 2017. EU leaders met on Saturday for the first time as the formal European Council of 27 to adopt guidelines for the upcoming Brexit negotiations. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
April 29, 2017 - 12:21 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders vowed Saturday to stand shoulder-to-shoulder behind their negotiating team during the divorce proceedings with Britain and warned that demands from British Prime Minister Theresa May will be dealt with "firmly." The 27 EU leaders in Brussels finalized the...
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European Council President Donald Tusk speaks with the media as he arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels on Saturday, April 29, 2017. EU Council President Donald Tusk says that Britain will face a united bloc of 27 EU nations in the two years of divorce negotiations and said the welfare of citizens and families living in each other's nations will be the priority once the talks start. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
April 29, 2017 - 11:02 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The latest on the European Union summit dealing with the Brexit negotiations (all times local) ___ 5:05 p.m. Even before the European Union and Britain kick off their divorce negotiations, there is already a fight between the two that could affect the talks. EU Commission President...
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European Council President Donald Tusk speaks with the media as he arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels on Saturday, April 29, 2017. EU Council President Donald Tusk says that Britain will face a united bloc of 27 EU nations in the two years of divorce negotiations and said the welfare of citizens and families living in each other's nations will be the priority once the talks start. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
April 29, 2017 - 10:56 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The latest on the European Union summit dealing with the Brexit negotiations (all times local) ___ 4:55 p.m. Danish Prime Minister Lars Loekke Rasmussen says the 27 European Union countries will decide in June on a series of guidelines for the two London-based EU agencies — the...
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European Council President Donald Tusk speaks with the media as he arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels on Saturday, April 29, 2017. EU Council President Donald Tusk says that Britain will face a united bloc of 27 EU nations in the two years of divorce negotiations and said the welfare of citizens and families living in each other's nations will be the priority once the talks start. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
April 29, 2017 - 10:27 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The latest on the European Union summit dealing with the Brexit negotiations (all times local) 4:20 p.m. European Union leaders Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker will seek a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the sidelines of the May 25 NATO summit. German...
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European Council President Donald Tusk speaks with the media as he arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels on Saturday, April 29, 2017. EU Council President Donald Tusk says that Britain will face a united bloc of 27 EU nations in the two years of divorce negotiations and said the welfare of citizens and families living in each other's nations will be the priority once the talks start. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
April 29, 2017 - 9:55 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The latest on the European Union summit dealing with the Brexit negotiations (all times local) 3:50 p.m. The 27 European Union leaders negotiating the exit of Britain from the bloc acknowledged Saturday that Northern Ireland could join the bloc in the future if its people vote to...
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