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100 held as anti-Trump protests turn violent

A pair of police officers were injured and 95 protesters arrested after they smashed windows, damaged cars and threw rocks at police near Donald Trump's inauguration ceremony on Friday in Washington, D.C. Two DC police officer

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Trump sworn in, ushers in transformative shift

Donald John Trump was sworn in Friday as the 45th president of the US, taking office on a day that has featured smaller crowds and more subdued ceremony than previous inaugurations — but still ushers in a transformative shift in the countr

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Charlotte protests continue as family views video of shooting

The family of the black North Carolina man whose shooting death by police triggered two nights of riots viewed videos of the episode on Thursday and asked for them to be made public, stepping up the pressure for their release. The

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Offices reopen in Indian tech capital as protests wane

Indian and foreign companies reopened offices and staff trickled back to work in the technology capital Bengaluru on Wednesday, after two days of violent protests over access to water from a river severely disrupted life in the city.

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India's tech capital, firms shut down after violent protests

Indian and foreign technology companies including global outsourcing firm Accenture closed offices and told staff to stay at home in the technology hub of Bengaluru on Tuesday after riots over the diversion of water from a river.

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Three countries urge caution travelling to US

Three countries have warned their citizens to stay on guard when visiting US cities rocked by sometimes violent protests that erupted after a string of police shootings of black Americans. The United States regularly issues travel

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Anti-Trump protests hit California for second day

Protests erupted in California for the second day in a row on Friday against US presidential candidate Donald Trump, who is moving closer to winning the Republican nomination after a string of victories this week. The billionaire

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Protests hit Renault plant production in Turkey

A protest by workers over job cuts disrupted production at a Turkish plant owned by the local unit of French automaker Renault on Tuesday, company and union officials told Reuters. Workers protested after some of their colleagues

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Allies step up pressure on Merkel over refugee policy

A prominent ally of Germany's Angela Merkel threatened on Saturday to take her government to court over its "open doors" refugee policy as political pressure grows for the chancellor to reduce the number of new arrivals.

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Merkel toughens tone on asylum seekers as protests erupt

Migrants who commit crimes should lose their right to asylum, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday, toughening her tone as police in Cologne confronted right-wing protesters venting their anger at mass assaults on women on New Year&#

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