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protest, riot, revolution, ukraine, national/world
  • President Viktor Yanukovych described the events as a coup and insisted he would not step down.
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protest, riot, revolution, ukraine, national/world
  • Ukraine's embattled president and leaders of the protests roiling the country agreed Wednesday on a truce.
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riot, protest, national/world
  • Celebrations for Algeria's victory over Burkina Faso that sent the country's soccer team to the 2014 World Cup finals left 12 people dead and some 240 injured, authorities reported Wednesday.
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algeria, world cup, riot, national/world
  • Apple supplier halts China factory after violence
  • The company that makes Apple's iPhones suspended production at a factory in China on Monday after a brawl by as many as 2,000 employees at a dormitory injured 40 people.
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apple, china, riot, business/finance
  • A Southern California filmmaker linked to an anti-Islamic movie inflaming protests across the Middle East was interviewed by federal probation officers in Los Angeles.
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california, riot, protest, national/world
  • Pictured: Rodney King
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california, riot, national/world
  • An autopsy is scheduled for today for Rodney King, who's beating in Los Angeles in 1991 led to the nation's worst race riots.
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california, riot, national/world
  • Rodney King - the man whose videotaped beating by Los Angeles Police in 1991 lead to the L.A. riots has died at the age of 47.
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california, riot, national/world
  • Two boys are in custody after a disturbance at a juvenile facility in Montgomery County on Monday morning.
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pennsylvania, montgomery county, riot, local/state
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pennsylvania, montgomery county, riot, local/state
  • Mississippi prison riot
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  • Mississippi prison riot
  • Officials say a prison for illegal immigrants in Mississippi remains on lockdown after a riot that began on Sunday left one guard dead and at least 19 people injured.
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riot, mississippi, national/world
  • One man was wounded by gunfire early Tuesday in Lexington, numerous small fires were set and dozens were arrested as thousands celebrated Kentucky's win over Kansas to claim another NCAA title, authorities reported.
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kentucky, riot, shooting, national/world
  • Action News
  • A prison riot in northern Mexico left at least 40 people dead early Sunday, according to a security official.
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mexico, riot, national/world
  • In this citizen journalism image provided by the Local Coordination Committees in Syria and released Friday, Feb. 3, 2012, anti-Syrian regime protesters march in Bensh, Idlib Province, northern Syria.
  • Syrian forces hammered restive neighborhoods in the city of Homs for hours killing more than 200 people, activists said.
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protest, riot, revolution, revolt, national/world
  • Deadly violence after soccer match in Egypt
  • Police shot and killed two protesters in Suez, Egypt, early Friday, a health official said.
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riot, egypt, shooting, national/world
  • Soccer fans rushed the field after the home team won an unexpected victory over Egypt's top club Wednesday, setting off clashes and a stampede.
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riot, egypt, national/world
  • Deadly violence after soccer match in Egypt
  • Soccer fans rushed the field after the home team won an unexpected victory over Egypt's top club Wednesday, setting off clashes and a stampede.
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riot, egypt, national/world
  • Over 300 people were arrested Saturday during a chaotic day of Occupy protests near City Hall in Oakland, California.
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california, protest, riot, occupy movement, national/world
  • Egyptian soldiers and police set fire to protest tents in Cairo's Tahrir Squar, killing at least three protesters.
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egypt, protest, riot, national/world
  • An American writer who went missing in Libya for months returned to the United States on Saturday night.
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libya, maryland, revolt, riot, revolution, protest, national/world
  • Anti-Wall Street protesters went into Saturday's campaigns with resistance from park property owners and police.
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new york, protest, riot, national/world
  • Moammar Gadhafi
  • A representative of Libya's ethnic Tuareg group says he believes Moammar Gadhafi is hiding in the southwestern desert.
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libya, revolution, revolt, riot, national/world
  • Flames lit up downtown Cairo, where massive clashes raged Sunday, drawing Christians angry over a recent church attack, hard-line Muslims and Egyptian security forces. At least 24 people were killed and more than 200 injured in the worst sectarian violence since the uprising that ousted Hosni Mubarak in February.
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egypt, riot, religion, fire, national/world
  • Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's son and one-time heir apparent, who was reported arrested by rebels, is free.
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libya, protest, riot, national/world
  • Libyan rebels raced into Tripoli in a lightning advance Sunday that met little resistance as Moammar Gadhafi's defenders melted away.
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libya, protest, riot, national/world
  • People celebrate the recent news of uprising in Tripoli against Moammar Gadhafi's regime
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protest, riot, libya, local/state
  • Three juveniles pleaded guilty Monday to felony assault and other charges in connection with a Center City flash mob attack.
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pennsylvania, philadelphia, center city, flash mob, riot, local/state, katherine scott
  • British police have charged a 16-year-old boy with murdering a retiree during an attack by rioters in London last week.
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london, riot, national/world
  • Police in London, which saw the worst violence, have charged almost 700 people with violence, disorder and looting.
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london, riot, national/world
  • Prime Minister David Cameron said Thursday that Britain would look to the United States for solutions to gang violence after nights of riots and looting, and promised authorities would get strong powers to stop street mayhem from erupting again.
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london, riot, national/world
  • Thousands of extra police officers flooded the streets of London on Wednesday to deter rioters, and Prime Minister David Cameron warned that the government will take any necessary action to restore order and confidence to Britain's streets.
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london, riot, national/world
  • Thousands more police officers flooded London streets Tuesday in a bid to end Britain's worst rioting in a generation.
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  • Violence and looting spread across London as authorities struggled to contain the country's most serious unrest since the 1980s.
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  • Violence and looting flared across London on Tuesday as shops and cars were set ablaze.
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london, riot, national/world
  • Police deployed extra officers on London's streets to prevent a repeat of the rioting and looting in a deprived area amid community anger over a fatal police shooting, as new disturbances broke out in another district of the city late Sunday.
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united kingdom, london, riot, national/world
  • Tens of thousands of students marched through London on Wednesday against plans to triple university tuition fees, and violence erupted as a minority battled police and trashed a building containing the headquarters of the governing Conservative Party.
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london, england, riot, national/world
  • Greece riots
  • Three people died when an Athens bank went up in flames Wednesday as tens of thousands of Greeks took to the streets.
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Greece, riot, national/world