Social issues

Demonstrators display placards and chant slogans during a May Day rally, Monday, May 1, 2017, in Chelsea, Mass. Thousands of people chanted, picketed and marched on cities across America on Monday as May Day demonstrations raged against President Donald Trump's immigration policies. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
May 01, 2017 - 9:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of people from New England to the Midwest to the West Coast chanted, picketed and protested Monday as demonstrations raged against President Donald Trump's immigration policies along with the traditional May Day marching in favor of labor. Protesters flooded streets in...
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May 01, 2017 - 6:00 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A man who critically wounded a Detroit police officer responding to a domestic dispute was caught on video surveillance chambering a round into a handgun as officers knocked on the door to his apartment building, the city's police chief said Monday. Cameras inside the west side...
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FILE - In this March 21, 2017 file photo, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, right, and Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha leave a joint news conference in Bangkok, Thailand. President Donald Trump is prioritizing strategic interests over human rights by inviting a pair of internationally criticized leaders from Southeast Asia, where the U.S. is vying with China for influence. The White House said rights concerns in the Philippines and Thailand may be aired in private. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit, File)
May 01, 2017 - 5:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is prioritizing strategic interests over human rights by inviting a pair of internationally criticized leaders from Southeast Asia, where the U.S. is vying with China for influence. The White House said rights concerns in the Philippines and Thailand may be...
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A group protests outside the White House in Lafayette Park to denounce President Donald Trump's policies on immigration on May Day in Washington, Monday, May 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
May 01, 2017 - 5:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of people chanted, picketed and marched on cities across America on Monday as May Day demonstrations raged against President Donald Trump's immigration policies. Protesters flooded streets in Chicago. They demanded "Donald Trump has got to go!" at the White House gates...
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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 - 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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French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen arrives at her meeting, Monday May 1, 2017, in Villepinte, outside Paris. With just six days until a French presidential vote that could define Europe's future, far-right leader Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron are holding high-stakes rallies Monday. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
May 01, 2017 - 3:12 pm
PARIS (AP) — Far-right leader Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron hunted working class votes Monday, entering the final week of an increasingly nasty campaign for president. Thousands across France celebrated May Day by showing their top concerns are jobs and the kind of country the next...
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May 01, 2017 - 1:38 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A man who critically wounded a Detroit police officer responding to a domestic dispute was caught on video surveillance chambering a round into a handgun as officers knocked on the door to his apartment building, the city's police chief said Monday. Cameras inside the west side...
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Guadalupe Chavez, center, and others yell during a protest outside of the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services building in San Francisco, Monday, May 1, 2017. 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/Jeff Chiu)
May 01, 2017 - 1:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Several hundred teachers picketed outside Philadelphia schools early Monday as thousands more immigrants and union members across the United States prepared a series of strikes, boycotts and marches to protest President Donald Trump's immigration policies. The demonstrations on May...
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May 01, 2017 - 1:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is adopting his own definition of "Loyalty Day," telling Americans to mark Monday by celebrating their individual liberties, limited government, and human dignity. It's a designation made by his predecessors for decades. Workers elsewhere in the U.S. call...
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A gay rights activist holding a rainbow umbrella is detained by police during a rally marking May Day in downtown St. Petersburg, Russia, Monday, May 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)
May 01, 2017 - 12:48 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Russian police have detained several gay rights activists in St. Petersburg during a protest against the reported abuse of homosexuals in Chechnya. An Associated Press photographer saw three women being detained during Monday's protest. The Fontanka.ru news portal...
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