Political movements

Youth, right, face French riot police officers during the May Day demonstration, Monday May 1, 2017, in Paris. Paris police are firing tear gas at rowdy protesters on sidelines of May Day workers' march. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)
May 01, 2017 - 4:00 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on May Day events around the world (all times local): 10:40 p.m. Police say they've made multiple arrests in the German capital after far-left demonstrators threw bottles at officers and small skirmishes ensued. Berlin police said Monday they used pepper spray to subdue...
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Youth, right, face French riot police officers during the May Day demonstration, Monday May 1, 2017, in Paris. Paris police are firing tear gas at rowdy protesters on sidelines of May Day workers' march. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)
May 01, 2017 - 11:28 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on May Day events around the world (all times local): 6:20 p.m. Police in Istanbul have detained 165 people during May Day events around the city, most of them demonstrators trying to march to a symbolic square in defiance of a ban. A security department statement said...
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File - In this April 20, 2010 file photo, a large marijuana joint is lit at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. Thursday, April 20, 2017, marks marijuana culture’s high holiday, 4/20, when college students gather - at 4:20 p.m. - in clouds of smoke on campus quads and pot shops in legal weed states thank their customers with discounts. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
April 20, 2017 - 5:51 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Thursday marks marijuana culture's high holiday, 4/20, when college students gather — at 4:20 p.m. — in clouds of smoke on campus quads and when pot shops in legal weed states thank their customers with discounts. This year's edition provides an occasion for pot activists to reflect...
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File - In this April 20, 2010 file photo, a large marijuana joint is lit at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. Thursday, April 20, 2017, marks marijuana culture’s high holiday, 4/20, when college students gather - at 4:20 p.m. - in clouds of smoke on campus quads and pot shops in legal weed states thank their customers with discounts. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
April 20, 2017 - 2:59 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Thursday marks marijuana culture's high holiday, 4/20, when college students gather — at 4:20 p.m. — in clouds of smoke on campus quads and when pot shops in legal weed states thank their customers with discounts. This year's edition provides an occasion for pot activists to reflect...
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FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2017 file photo, actors Freida Pinto, from left, Babou Ceesay and writer-producer John Ridley participate in the "Guerrilla" panel at the Showtime portion of the 2017 Winter Television Critics Association press tour in Pasadena, Calif. Ridley said he expected his "sharply political" TV miniseries "Guerrilla," about black rights activists in 1970s England, to be provocative. But the criticism he received at a London screening for the series' lack of a major black female character took him by surprise, he said Monday, April 10. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
April 10, 2017 - 8:38 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — John Ridley says he expected his "politically sharp" TV miniseries "Guerrilla," about England's 1970s black power movement, to be provocative. But criticism that the drama excludes the role played by black female activists took him by surprise at a recent London screening, he...
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Five-Star Movement leader Beppe Grillo, right, attends a meeting of his party in Ivrea, near Turin, Italy, Saturday, April 8, 2017. (Antonio Di Marco/ANSA via AP)
April 08, 2017 - 11:59 am
ROME (AP) — Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement is broadening its reach as it eyes national office, inviting some very establishment figures to a daylong summit Saturday on technology, science, jobs and the future. The summit, which was intentionally low on political diatribe, marked a new...
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FILE - In this feb. 17, 2017 file photo the president of the civic Momentum Movement Andras Fekete-Gyor, center, submits the collected signatures of Budapest residents against the bid of the Hungarian capital to host the the 2024 summer Olympic games in Budapest, in the Municipal Electoral Office, in Budapest. The Momentum Movement, a new group whose push for a referendum made Budapest withdraw its bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games, says it has become a political party. Led by 28-year-old Andras Fekete-Gyor, said Sunday March 5, 2017 that it rejects the left-right political divide and seeks to replace ideologies with “value-based politics. (Noemi Bruzak/MTI via AP,file)
March 05, 2017 - 7:51 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Momentum Movement, a new group in Hungary whose push for a referendum made Budapest withdraw its bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games, said Sunday it has become a political party. Over 140 party members voted unanimously at a general meeting on Saturday in favor of the...
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FILE - In this feb. 17, 2017 file photo the president of the civic Momentum Movement Andras Fekete-Gyor, center, submits the collected signatures of Budapest residents against the bid of the Hungarian capital to host the the 2024 summer Olympic games in Budapest, in the Municipal Electoral Office, in Budapest. The Momentum Movement, a new group whose push for a referendum made Budapest withdraw its bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games, says it has become a political party. Led by 28-year-old Andras Fekete-Gyor, said Sunday March 5, 2017 that it rejects the left-right political divide and seeks to replace ideologies with “value-based politics. (Noemi Bruzak/MTI via AP,file)
March 05, 2017 - 6:35 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Momentum Movement, a new group in Hungary whose push for a referendum made Budapest withdraw its bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games, says it has become a political party. Led by 28-year-old Andras Fekete-Gyor, the party said Sunday that it rejects the left-right...
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In this Feb. 3, 2017 photo, Mexican-American photographer Maria Varela talks about her civil rights photography during an interview in her home in Albuquerque, N.M. The National Museum of Mexican Art in Chicago is featuring the Albuquerque resident's rarely seen photography of the movement at an exhibition called "Time to Get Ready: Fotographía Social." From marches in the rain to black share croppers toiling on former slave plantations, the photos will highlight Varela's snapshots of life during Jim Crow's final days. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)
March 03, 2017 - 3:50 am
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Mexican-American photographer Maria Varela was present at some of the most dramatic moments of the Civil Rights Movement, capturing images of voting rights demonstrations in Alabama and efforts to create Head Start programs in poor, rural areas. As one of the few Latinas...
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