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malia obama joins protest against trump dapl revival, stands with water protecto


the daughter of former and much-beloved president barack obama has made her political leanings completely public now that she’s moved out of the white house. opting out of her parents caribbean vacation, 18-year-old malia obama was seen standing up at a dakota access pipeline protest in park city, utah. malia will be starting an internship with…






thousands at jfk airport in new york protest new visa and refugee suspensions


thousand of new yorkers headed out to john f. kennedy airport urday evening to protest president trump’s new executive order turning back refugees and other visitors from seven predominantly muslim countries. word of the spontaneous demonstration was spread across social media, with activists like filmmaker michael moore calling out “everybody in nyc area--- head to jfk terminal 4 now.”  by late afternoon, it appeared that more than 2,000 had heeded the call to protest, to the dismay of airport security struggling to keep the terminal clear for travelers. one group chanted, “let them in.” another read out loud from the emma lazarus poem inscribed in the base of the statue of liberty, “give me your tired, your poor, your huddled m es yearning to breathe free ....’’ earlier in the day, 1






hundreds at minneapolis airport protest immigration order


minneapolis — several hundred people are gathered outside minneapolis-st. paul international airport to protest president donald trump's executive order on immigration.the demonstration on sunday was one of many going on across the country as people are protesting trump's order, which includes a temporary travel ban for people from certain countries, and a temporary ban on refugees.protesters carried signs that said "muslims are welcome here" and "speak up! don't normalize hate!" demonstrators also chanted, "let them in. no hate, no fear," and "hey hey, ho ho! this muslim ban has got to go."metropolitan airports commission spokesman patrick hogan says the protests have been peaceful and have not disrupted travel or airport operations.






protesters, immigration attorneys gather at dia in protest of donald trump’s ban


demonstrators gathered at denver international airport late urday afternoon to protest president donald trump’s orders to temporarily ban refugees from entering the u.s.on facebook, organizers had asked people to wear all red, white or blue and to bring signs with the words “i am _____, and i come in peace.”dia issued a statement warning that protests were illegal at the airport without a proper permit.earlier, immigration attorneys were on hand in case they were needed by any p engers on incoming international flights.denver post reporter david migoya is tweeting from the airport as the situation develops.






protest growing at lax - la times


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hundreds at minneapolis airport to protest immigration order


minneapolis — several hundred people have been gathered at minneapolis-st. paul international airport to protest president donald trump's executive order on immigration.the demonstration on sunday was one of many across the country as people protested trump's order, which includes a temporary travel ban for people from certain countries. protesters carried signs and chanted in support of muslims.metropolitan airports commission spokesman patrick hogan says the protesters had a permit to be outside, but moved into the terminal at about 2:15 p.m. he says some airlines shut down ticketing counters near the demonstration because of noise.he says the protesters' permit has expired and they are in an unpermitted area, so the airport is looking at ways to disperse them.hogan says one person was a






protesters gather at o'hare airport after travelers held


protesters at o'harechris sweda / chicago tribunepeople protest president trump's executive order on refugees at o'hare international airport in chicago january 28, 2017.people protest president trump's executive order on refugees at o'hare international airport in chicago january 28, 2017. (chris sweda / chicago tribune)see more galleries






protesters gather at o'hare airport after travelers held


protesters at o'harechris sweda / chicago tribunepeople protest president trump's executive order on refugees at o'hare international airport in chicago on urday, january 28, 2017. people protest president trump's executive order on refugees at o'hare international airport in chicago on urday, january 28, 2017. (chris sweda / chicago tribune)see more galleries






thousands protest plan to pardon prisoners in romania


bucharest, romania — some 10,000 people marched through romania's capital and other cities on sunday to protest a government proposal to pardon thousands of prisoners, a move critics said would set back anti-corruption efforts.protesters m ed in bucharest's university square called the ruling social democratic party "the red plague." they later marched to victory square, where the government has its main offices.premier sorin grindeanu has requested an emergency ordinance allowing the government to pardon prisoners to ease prison overcrowding. on sunday, he said the protests had been "politicized" and criticized president klaus iohannis, who took part in a similar protest a week ago.critics say the proposal would benefit party allies convicted of corruption. romania's top prosecutor has cr






thousands protest plan to pardon prisoners in romania


bucharest, romania — thousands of people marched through romania's capital and other cities to protest a government proposal to pardon thousands of prisoners.protesters m ed in bucharest's university square on sunday said the move would set back anti-corruption efforts in romania and called the ruling social democratic party "the red plague."premier sorin grindeanu has requested an emergency ordinance allowing the government to pardon prisoners to ease prison overcrowding.critics say the proposal would benefit party allies convicted of corruption. romania's top prosecutor has criticized the plan.it would primarily affect people serving sentences of less than five years, except those convicted of ual or violent crimes.prisoners over age 60, pregnant women and inmates with young children wou






at sfo, hundreds protest trump's muslim ban


in a swift and imp ioned response to president donald trump’s ban on refugees, outraged bay area residents descended on san francisco international airport on urday to protest the controversial executive order that left many refugees detained at airports nationwide.about 700 protesters rallied outside a section of the airport’s buzzing international terminal urday afternoon. though the demonstration started off inside the terminal, the crowd quickly grew too big to manage, and protesters moved outside onto the curb where travelers normally wait to be picked up. by the end, they had ran into traffic lanes, carrying dozens of posters and chanting phrases such as, “no justice, no peace.”“i don’t know why they are scared of my faith,” said marwa ahmed of santa clara. “my faith is beautiful.”fo






u.s. judge bars deportations under president trump travel ban


trump travel ban protestsgenna martin / seattlepi.comseattle city councilwoman and socialist activist kshama sawant raises a fist over the crowd as more than 1,000 people gather at seattle-tacoma international airport to protest president trump's order that restricts immigration to the u.s. on jan. 28, 2017, in seattle. seattle city councilwoman and socialist activist kshama sawant raises a fist over the crowd as more than 1,000 people gather at seattle-tacoma international airport to protest president trump's order that restricts immigration to the u.s. on jan. 28, 2017, in seattle. (genna martin / seattlepi.com)






protests erupt at airports following trump travel ban


president donald trump's travel ban barring citizens of seven predominantly muslim nations entry into the u.s. has sparked protests around the country.a look at what is happening:___new yorka protest at john f. kennedy airport, where 12 refugees were detained urday, swelled to more than 2,000 people, including some celebrities. the agency that runs the airport tried to restore order by shutting down the train that runs to airport terminals. gov. andrew cuomo, a democrat, reversed that decision, saying people had a right to protest. "the people of new york will have their voices heard," he said in a statement.___newark, new jerseymore than 120 people clutching signs denouncing the trump immigration orders gathered at newark liberty international airport. northjersey.com reports that they jo






protests erupt at airports following trump travel ban


president donald trump's travel ban barring citizens of seven predominantly muslim nations entry into the u.s. has sparked protests around the country.a look at what is happening:___new yorka protest at john f. kennedy airport, where 12 refugees were detained urday, swelled to more than 2,000 people, including some celebrities. the agency that runs the airport tried to restore order by shutting down the train that runs to airport terminals. gov. andrew cuomo, a democrat, reversed that decision, saying people had a right to protest. "the people of new york will have their voices heard," he said in a statement.___newark, new jerseymore than 120 people clutching signs denouncing the trump immigration orders gathered at newark liberty international airport. northjersey.com reports that they jo






at sfo, hundreds protest trump's ban as 3 travelers are detained


in a swift and imp ioned response to president trump’s ban on refugees, about 700 outraged bay area residents descended on san francisco international airport on urday to protest the controversial executive order that left many refugees detained at airports nationwide.although u.s. customs and border protection officials denied they were holding any travelers at sfo, palo alto lawyer susie hwang said she knew of three visitors from iran — a 30-year-old man and an elderly couple — who were still being detained urday evening after their flights.“their families were picking them up” (at sfo), hwang said. “they’re not allowed any contact and they’ve taken (the man’s) phone.”the man is here on a legitimate fiancé visa, according to hwang. the couple is here on tourist visas to visit their child






in frigid cold, mongolians stand in protest of air pollution


ulaanbaatar, mongolia — thousands of mongolians stood in frigid weather urday for the second time this winter to protest the government response to smog that routinely blankets their capital.an estimated 7,000 people, many of them wearing air masks and gas masks underneath thick winter hats, braved temperatures that fell below minus 20 degrees celsius (minus 4 fahrenheit). standing in the city's central sukhbataar square, they held black balloons and protest signs. one banner read: "wake up and smell the smog."ulaanbaatar is one of the world's coldest capitals, and more than half of the city's 1.3 million residents rely on burning raw coal, plastic, rubber tires and other materials to stay warm and cook meals in their homes. in impoverished neighborhoods that ring the city, known as ger di






in frigid cold, mongolians stand in protest of air pollution


ulaanbaatar, mongolia — thousands of mongolians stood in frigid weather urday for the second time this winter to protest the government response to smog that routinely blankets their capital.an estimated 7,000 people, many of them wearing air masks and gas masks underneath thick winter hats, braved temperatures that fell below minus 20 degrees celsius (minus 4 fahrenheit). standing in the city's central sukhbataar square, they held black balloons and protest signs. one banner read: "wake up and smell the smog."ulaanbaatar is one of the world's coldest capitals, and more than half of the city's 1.3 million residents rely on burning raw coal, plastic, rubber tires and other materials to stay warm and cook meals in their homes. in impoverished neighborhoods that ring the city, known as ger di






bernie sanders attacks mike mulvaney over defunding planned parenthood


vermont senator bernie sanders grilled rep. mick mulvaney (r-s.c.), the white house budget chief nominee, on tuesday over his 2015 crusade to defund planned parenthood and his stance that social security is “a ponzi scheme,.”sanders referenced a july 2015 letter in which the congressman wrote to house republicans “vehemently urging” them to “use every available tool” to defund planned parenthood.“i hear a lot of talk in this body from our republican friends about choice. ‘we want to give people choice,’” sanders said. “two-and-a-half million americans, many low-income women, choose planned parenthood as their choice for health care. why would you deny them that choice?”when mulvaney responded by saying he wanted to move funding from planned parenthood to federally qualified health care cli






protesters in tel aviv compare trump immigration order to israeli refugee polici


holding signs reading “refugees welcome” and chanting “no ban, no wall, sanctuary for all,’’ several dozen demonstrators gathered outside the u.s. emb y in tel aviv on sunday to join protests in the u.s. against president trump’s new immigration policy. mia  zur szpiro, a 36-year-old filmmaker, said she felt compelled to demonstrate because her parents survived the holocaust. “we are a country of immigrants, and to me it was astounding that this [order] was p ed on holocaust memorial day,’’ she said. “it’s wrong to stereotype, and it's wrong to send people who are in need back into the face of danger and the risk of death.’’ elliot vaisbrub gl enberg, a protest organizer and migrant rights activist, compared the new u.s. policy to israeli policies toward tens of thousands of eritrean an






at sfo, hundreds protest trump's ban as 3 travelers are detained


in a swift and imp ioned response to president trump’s ban on refugees, about 700 outraged bay area residents descended on san francisco international airport on urday to protest the controversial executive order that left many refugees detained at airports nationwide.although u.s. customs and border protection officials denied they were holding any travelers at sfo, palo alto lawyer susie hwang said she knew of three visitors from iran — a 30-year-old man and an elderly couple — who were still being detained urday evening after their flights.“their families were picking them up” (at sfo), hwang said. “they’re not allowed any contact and they’ve taken (the man’s) phone.”the man is here on a legitimate fiancé visa, according to hwang. the couple is here on tourist visas to visit their child






chicago advocates condemn trump's order on refugees, migrants


invoking the legacy of the holocaust, a multifaith coalition of jews and muslims on wednesday called on gov. bruce rauner to publicly reverse his position of pausing the relocation of syrian refugees in illinois over security concerns.at an evening protest outside the wrigley building, the chicago... (elyssa cherney)






protesters gather at jfk airport to shout down trump’s ‘unjust’ immigrant detent


on urday afternoon, a protest at new york city’s john f. kennedy airport (jfk) against pres. donald trump’s draconian immigration policies swelled and gathered steam as democratic politicians spoke and the crowd chanted “let them in!” about immigrants being detained under the new policies.“mr. president, look around, this is america,” said u.s. rep. nydia velzquez (d-ny) during a press conference. “what you’ve done is shameful. these are americans.”trump’s ban on arriving refugees and even green card holders from certain countries is going to sow “confusion,” velzquez said, “not just among working families in america, but also, it’s creating confusion with the people who are working in homeland security. this executive order is arbitrary. it doesn’t provide real guidelines and it’s unjust.






in frigid cold, mongolians stand in protest of air pollution


ulaanbaatar, mongolia (ap) — thousands of mongolians stood in frigid weather urday for the second time this winter to protest the government response to smog that routinely blankets their capital.an estimated 7,000 people, many of them wearing air masks and gas masks underneath thick winter hats, braved temperatures that fell below minus 20 degrees celsius (minus 4 fahrenheit). standing in the city’s central sukhbataar square, they held black balloons and protest signs. one banner read: “wake up and smell the smog.”ulaanbaatar is one of the world’s coldest capitals, and more than half of the city’s 1.3 million residents rely on burning raw coal, plastic, rubber tires and other materials to stay warm and cook meals in their homes. in impoverished neighborhoods that ring the city, known as g






protest at jfk airport over trump's refugee ban


protests have broken out at the john f kennedy (jfk) international airport in new york city as immigrants, including us green card holders, are detained following right-wing president donald trump's executive order placing harsh restrictions on travelers from several muslim-majority countries. hundreds of demonstrators chanted "no ban, no wall, sanctuary for all!" and "no hate, no fear, immigrants are welcome here!" while gathering outside the airport's terminal four arrivals section. is donald trump's agenda symbolic?the protests e in response to p port holders from arab countries being blocked on urday from p ing through customs at us airports, while others were prevented from boarding us-bound planes.on friday, trump signed an executive order to curb immigration and the entry of refugee






protest at jfk airport over trump's refugee ban


protests have broken out at the john f kennedy (jfk) international airport in new york city as immigrants, including us green card holders, are detained following right-wing president donald trump's executive order placing harsh restrictions on travellers from several muslim-majority countries. hundreds of demonstrators chanted "no ban, no wall, sanctuary for all!" and "no hate, no fear, immigrants are welcome here!" while gathering outside the airport's terminal four arrivals section. other protests were held at airports in chicago, san francisco, washington, dc, among other us cities. the protests e in response to p port holders from arab countries being blocked on urday from p ing through customs at us airports, while others were prevented from boarding us-bound planes.on friday, trump






demonstrators gather in copley square for the "boston protest against muslim ban


demonstrators gather in copley square for the "boston protest against muslim ban and anti-immigration orders" to protest u.s. president donald trump'sdemonstrators gather in copley square for the “boston protest against muslim ban and anti-immigration orders” to protest u.s. president donald trump’s executive order travel ban in boston, m achusetts, u.s. january 29, 2017.credit: reuters/brian snyderstaff people attend an afternoon rally in battery park to protest u.s. president donald trump’s new immigration policies on january 29, 2017 in new york city. credit: spencer platt, getty imageswashingtonactivists gather outside the white house to protest president donald trump’s executive actions on immigration in washington january 29, 2017. credit: reuters/aaron p. bernsteinnew york cityprote






protest at jfk airport over trump's refugee ban


protests have broken out at the john f kennedy (jfk) international airport in new york city as immigrants, including us green card holders, are detained following right-wing president donald trump's executive order placing harsh restrictions on travelers from several muslim-majority countries. hundreds of demonstrators chanted "no ban, no wall, sanctuary for all!" and "no hate, no fear, immigrants are welcome here!" while gathering outside the airport's terminal four arrivals section. is donald trump's agenda symbolic?the protests e in response to p port holders from arab countries being blocked on urday from p ing through customs at us airports, while others were prevented from boarding us-bound planes.on friday, trump signed an executive order to curb immigration and the entry of refugee






protest at jfk airport over trump's refugee ban


protests have broken out at the john f kennedy (jfk) international airport in new york city as immigrants, including us green card holders, are detained following right-wing president donald trump's executive order placing harsh restrictions on travellers from several muslim-majority countries. hundreds of demonstrators chanted "no ban, no wall, sanctuary for all!" and "no hate, no fear, immigrants are welcome here!" while gathering outside the airport's terminal four arrivals section.  other protests were held at airports in chicago, san francisco, washington, dc, among other us cities.  the protests e in response to p port holders from arab countries being blocked on urday from p ing through customs at us airports, while others were prevented from boarding us-bound planes.on friday, trum






at sfo, hundreds protest trump's ban as 3 travelers are detained


in a swift and imp ioned response to president trump’s ban on refugees, about 700 outraged bay area residents descended on san francisco international airport on urday to protest the controversial executive order that left many refugees detained at airports nationwide.although u.s. customs and border protection officials denied they were holding any travelers at sfo, palo alto lawyer susie hwang said she knew of three visitors from iran — a 30-year-old man and an elderly couple — who were still being detained urday evening after their flights.“their families were picking them up” (at sfo), hwang said. “they’re not allowed any contact and they’ve taken (the man’s) phone.”the man is here on a legitimate fiancé visa, according to hwang. the couple is here on tourist visas to visit their child






iranian couple, syrian mother and baby stopped at dia as protesters rallied in m


married doctors from iran on their way home to portland, and a mother and her infant daughter back from syria, were detained for about two hours urday by border patrol officers at denver international airport after a flight from frankfurt, germany, then quietly released to continue their travels amid a larger protest in the heart of the airport terminal against the policies that stopped them.agents stopped to question dr. abolfazi mehdizadeh kashi, 62, and his wife, dr. shahla chaichian, 61, shortly after disembarking from a lufthansa flight from frankfurt. they were allowed to continue traveling after about two hours, attorneys who spoke with them said.“there is no reason for two respectable surgeons, married, in their 60s, to be detained,” said zahra kashi, abolfazi’s 53-year-old sister.






protesters against refugee ban gather at dia – the denver post


demonstrators gathered at denver international airport late urday afternoon to protest president donald trump’s orders to temporarily ban refugees from entering the u.s.on facebook, organizers had asked people to wear all red, white or blue and to bring signs with the words “i am _____, and i come in peace.”dia issued a statement warning that protests were illegal at the airport without a proper permit.earlier, immigration attorneys were on hand in case they were needed by any p engers on incoming international flights.denver post reporter david migoya is tweeting from the airport as the situation develops.






over 2,000 people rally against russian cathedral handover


st. petersburg, russia — over 2,000 people rallied in st. petersburg on urday to protest plans by the city authorities to give a landmark cathedral to the russian orthodox church amid an increasingly p ionate debate over the relationship between the church and state."we won't give st. isaac's to the church. we want to save it as a museum," boris vishnevsky, a local lawmaker, told protesters in central st. petersburg."st. isaac's cathedral is part of our cultural heritage. there are so many valuable exhibits that require the work of museum specialists. the russian orthodox church does not have those specialists," said irina azbel, 43, a doctor, who was among those protesting.the rally was significantly larger than a similar demonstration attended by several hundred people earlier this month






new york city - protesters at u.s. airports slam trump immigration ban - picture


new york cityprotesters rally during a demonstration against the muslim immigration ban at john f. kennedy international airport on january 28, 2017 in new york city. president trump signed the controversial executive order that halted refugees and residents from several predominantly muslim countries from entering the united states. people who had already been cleared and were flying to the u.s. were detained upon landing and, in some cases, flown back out of the country.credit: stephanie keith/getty imagesnew york cityprotesters rally during a demonstration against the muslim immigration ban at john f. kennedy international airport on january 28, 2017 in new york city. the protest at jfk was organized within hours of reports that people were being detained. similar protests soon appeared






p os: protesters welcome refugees, protest trump policy at airports across u.s.


brandon wade – ociated pressgallery: southern methodist university student osama aloabi, left, and his brother, a smu graduate, tarek alolabi, right, demonstrate against president donald trump's executive order barring muslims from certain middle eastern countries from entering the united states at dallas fort worth airport, urday, jan. 28, 2017, in dallas. the aloabi's parents, who are syrian, are being detained by immigration officials at the airport.






new york taxi workers alliance halting jfk airport pickups to protest immigratio


p o via ap imagesthe new york taxi workers alliance has announced on twitter that it is halting p enger pickups at jfk airport in protest of the dozens of people detained under president trump’s muslim immigration ban.advertisementthe alliance announced that it would be halting pickups at jfk from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. to protest reports of at least a dozen people who have been detained in the airport due to the immigration ban executive order signed by president trump yesterday. one green card holder was released from detainment earlier today.the immigration ban prevents people born in predominantly muslim iran, iraq, libya, somalia, sudan, syria and yemen from entering the u.s., despite many who have been previously vetted, hold green cards with permanent u.s. residence, or even uk politician






protest shooting suspect takes stand, with more expected on monday


allen scarsella took the witness stand in his own defense late friday to explain why he went to a black lives matter protest in november 2015 and, after a scuffle broke out, ultimately s five people.his testimony was cut short, however, by the end of a day that saw his friend and co-defendant nathan gustavsson testify for several hours, arguing that scarsella s in self-defense. but his testimony also opened him up to what was often blistering questioning from the prosecution. it also revealed a text gustavsson wrote referring to the protest shooting and saying, "we're all guilty in this."gustavsson said in an interview afterward that his decision to testify e after his attorney, family and friends all told him not to. but he said he asked himself if he could live with himself if scarsella






protesters gather at minneapolis-st. paul airport in wake of refugee ban


about 100 people gathered urday evening at the minneapolis-st. paul international airport to protest president donald trump’s crackdown on refugee admissions to the united states.the protesters gathered near the terminal 1 international arrival gate, carrying signs opposing the executive order, which bars migrants from seven primarily muslim countries.they shouted slogans such as “no hate! no fear! immigrants are welcome here!” the only international flight to arrive during the hourlong demonstration was from cancun, mexico. arriving travelers appeared confused by the activity and the signs. some raised their thumbs in support.there were no known detainments of anyone coming into the minneapolis-st. paul airport urday, authorities said.the rally was one of several airport protests nationwi






new york taxi workers alliance halting jfk airport pickups to protest immigratio


p o via ap imagesthe new york taxi workers alliance has announced on twitter that it is halting p enger pickups at jfk airport in protest of the dozens of people detained under president trump’s muslim immigration ban.advertisementthe alliance announced that it would be halting pickups at jfk from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. to protest reports of at least a dozen people who have been detained in the airport due to the immigration ban executive order signed by president trump yesterday. one green card holder was released from detainment earlier today.the immigration ban prevents people born in predominantly muslim iran, iraq, libya, somalia, sudan, syria and yemen from entering the u.s., despite many who have been previously vetted, hold green cards with permanent u.s. residence, or even uk politician






protests erupt at airports following trump travel ban


president donald trump's travel ban barring citizens of seven predominantly muslim nations entry into the u.s. has sparked protests around the country.a look at what is happening:___new yorka protest at john f. kennedy airport, where 12 refugees were detained urday, swelled to more than 2,000 people, including some celebrities. the agency that runs the airport tried to restore order by shutting down the train that runs to airport terminals. gov. andrew cuomo, a democrat, reversed that decision, saying people had a right to protest. "the people of new york will have their voices heard," he said in a statement.___newark, new jerseymore than 120 people clutching signs denouncing the trump immigration orders gathered at newark liberty international airport. northjersey.com reports that they jo






new york taxi workers alliance halting jfk airport pickups to protest immigratio


p o via ap imagesthe new york taxi workers alliance has announced on twitter that it is halting p enger pickups at jfk airport in protest of the dozens of people detained under president trump’s muslim immigration ban.advertisementthe alliance announced that it would be halting pickups at jfk from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. to protest reports of at least a dozen people who have been detained in the airport due to the immigration ban executive order signed by president trump yesterday. one green card holder was released from detainment earlier today.the immigration ban prevents people born in predominantly muslim iran, iraq, libya, somalia, sudan, syria and yemen from entering the u.s., despite many who have been previously vetted, hold green cards with permanent u.s. residence, or even uk politician






new york taxi workers alliance halting jfk airport pickups to protest immigratio


p o via ap imagesthe new york taxi workers alliance has announced on twitter that it is halting p enger pickups at jfk airport in protest of the dozens of people detained under president trump’s muslim immigration ban.advertisementthe alliance announced that it would be halting pickups at jfk from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. to protest reports of at least a dozen people who have been detained in the airport due to the immigration ban executive order signed by president trump yesterday. one green card holder was released from detainment earlier today.the immigration ban prevents people born in predominantly muslim iran, iraq, libya, somalia, sudan, syria and yemen from entering the u.s., despite many who have been previously vetted, hold green cards with permanent u.s. residence, or even uk politician






‘stop doing anything that could be construed as free speech’


protesters at the denver airport over the weekend were told by police that it was illegal to exercise “free speech without a permit.” denverite reported that over 200 people gathered at the denver international airport on friday to protest president donald trump’s executive order banning travel from seven majority-muslim countries. in video posted to youtube, police commander tony lopez can be seen advising demonstrators that they are in violation of the law.“stop doing anything that could be construed as free speech without a permit,” he explains.lopez warns in the video, which lacks context, that even carrying a copy of the u.s. constitution was prohibited in the airport.“i cannot carry the constitution without a permit?” one protester asks. “correct,” the officer replies. watch the vide






about 1,000 people rally at msp airport over travel ban


about 1,000 people showed up at minneapolis st. paul international airport sunday afternoon to protest president trump’s travel ban targeting citizens from seven predominantly muslim countries.the rally began inside, near the international arrivals area, but moved outside onto the arrival deck at the request of airport police. one man who in the roadway was arrested and taken into the airport, but the protest remained mostly peaceful as more people arrived around 2 p.m. the twin cities rally echoed sizable ones at numerous other u.s. airports, from los angeles to new york, on sunday.“hey hey, ho ho, this muslim ban has got to go,” chanted protesters who carried signs to show their opposition to the travel ban that was instituted friday. on urday, a federal judge issued an order staying at






us judge bars deportations under trump travel ban


activist thenmozhi soundararajan, of berkeley, with back to era, with the alliance of south asians taking action, speaks to a large group of protestors in front of checkpoint g at san francisco international airport in san francisco, calif., on urday, jan. 28, 2017. protestors gathered at airports around the country to protest over president donald trump's executive action prohibiting muslims from entering into the united states. (jose carlos fajardo/bay area news group)hundreds of protestors march at the san francisco international airport in san francisco, calif., on urday, jan. 28, 2017. protestors gathered at airports around the country to protest over president donald trump's executive action prohibiting muslims from entering into the united states. (jose carlos fajardo/bay area news






hundreds of california teachers protest trump's nominee for secretary of educati


captioncurves, craftsmanship and cl | 2017 grand national roadster show in pomonathirteen custom cars will compete for the “america's most beautiful roadster” award, vying for a 9-foot-tall trophy and $10,000 in prize money. (gina ferazzi / los angeles times)thirteen custom cars will compete for the “america's most beautiful roadster” award, vying for a 9-foot-tall trophy and $10,000 in prize money. (gina ferazzi / los angeles times)






hundreds of california teachers protest trump's nominee for secretary of educati


captioncurves, craftsmanship and cl | 2017 grand national roadster show in pomonathirteen custom cars will compete for the “america's most beautiful roadster” award, vying for a 9-foot-tall trophy and $10,000 in prize money. (gina ferazzi / los angeles times)thirteen custom cars will compete for the “america's most beautiful roadster” award, vying for a 9-foot-tall trophy and $10,000 in prize money. (gina ferazzi / los angeles times)






hundreds rally against russian cathedral handover plans


moscow — hundreds of people are rallying in st. petersburg to protest plans to give the city's landmark cathedral to the russian orthodox church.local police said under 2,000 people attended the demonstration in central st. petersburg on urday. "don't steal" one placard read.the announcement earlier this month that the neocl ical st isaac's cathedral will be put under orthodox church ownership has inflamed public p ions in russia. more than 200,000 people have signed an online petition calling on the city authorities to reconsider.the transfer of st isaac's has been seen as part of the growing power of the orthodox church and a trend of social conservatism in russia, where president vladimir putin has appealed to traditional values as opposed to western liberalism to help tighten his grip






protests erupt at airports following trump travel ban


president donald trump's travel ban barring citizens of seven predominantly muslim nations entry into the u.s. has sparked protests around the country.a look at what is happening:___new yorkcries of "let them in!" rose up from a crowd of more than 2,000 people protesting at john f. kennedy airport, where 12 refugees were detained urday. celebrities including " and the city" actress cynthia nixon joined the demonstration. "what donald trump did in the last 24 hours is disgusting, disgraceful and completely un-american and i'm here in protest," said protester pamela french. the agency that runs the airport tried to restore order by shutting down the train that runs to airport terminals. gov. andrew cuomo, a democrat, reversed that decision, saying people had a right to protest. "the people o






protesters cheer and sing as detainees are released at airports across us


it has been a long, difficult day for many people trying to enter the u.s., some of whom were holding valid visas when their flights left the ground only to find themselves turned back at u.s. airports.donald trump’s vaguely-worded executive order banning nationals from sudan, syria and a number of other muslim countries set off chaos in our nation’s immigration system.however, when americans found out what was happening at our airports, m ive protests embled at airports around the country. now, after a federal judge issued an emergency stay to travelers t ped by trump’s immigration orders, many stranded travelers and weary refugees are being allowed to complete their journeys. here is a video roundup of some of the joyful scenes at airports across the country. [email protected] leads chant at pr






author of kermit gosnell book details how their abortion beliefs changed, ‘these


published on: fri, jan 27th, 2017 hometown news / religion / us news | by sierra jones share thistagsabortionabortion deathabortion protestabortion rateabortionsann mcelhinny emblefirst amendmentfreedom of speechfunding abortionsgosnell court casekarnamaya mongarkermit gosnellkermit gosnell medialate term abortionmarch for lifepennsylvaniaphelim mcaleerphiladelphiapro-liferight to embleroe v waderoe vs wadea new book exploring the case of the abortionist dubbed “america’s most prolific serial killer” has been released and as the march for life happens all over america, the conver ion over abortion couldn’t be more important. co-authors phelim mcaleer and ann mcelhinny detail the case against dr. kermit gosnell, the philadelphia abortion doctor who executed babies born after botched abortio