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Portland police and protesters clash during a demonstration, early Thursday Aug. 13, 2020, in downtown, Portland. Officers used tear gas to break up the crowd of several hundred people who gathered near the Mark O. Hatfield U.S. Courthouse, the neighboring Multnomah County Justice Center and a nearby police precinct station. (Sean Meagher/The Oregonian via AP)

Police in Portland, Oregon, arrest 4 as protests continue

Aug. 15, 2020 1:59 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Four people were arrested overnight in Portland, Oregon, as police dispersed a protest that was headed toward the offices of the police union, authorities said Saturday. The Portland Police Bureau declared the demonstration of a couple hundred people an unlawful assembly Friday night,...

Man arrested in vandalism of upstate New York 9/11 memorial

Aug. 15, 2020 9:48 AM EDT

WASHINGTONVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Police charged a 40-year-old man with cutting down a flagpole at a Sept. 11 memorial in upstate New York, an act of vandalism that prompted local and national outrage. Andre Narbonne was arraigned Friday on charges related to a vandalized church sign and three severed flagpoles...

Hague police arrest 27 amid third night of rioting

Aug. 15, 2020 6:25 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Police in The Hague arrested 27 people as rioting broke out in a low-income neighborhood for the third night, with youths torching a storage building and throwing stones and fireworks at police Friday night and into the early hours of Saturday. Unrest also spread to a second...

FILE - In this file photo taken on Monday, Aug. 10, 2020, police clash with a protester following presidential elections in Minsk, Belarus, that demonstrators have dismissed as rigged. Hundreds of people released from custody after a violent crackdown on protests in Belarus are sharing their accounts of harsh treatment at the hands of police. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits, File)

Freed from Belarus jails, protesters recount beatings

Aug. 15, 2020 3:15 AM EDT

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — They emerged dazed, shaken and in tears from the detention center in Minsk, to be met by waiting relatives. They displayed the black-and-blue bruises on their bodies, saying police had beaten them mercilessly. One teenager asked his weeping mother to look away. Authorities in Belarus...

FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2018, file photo, Clay County Sheriff Darryl Daniels addresses the audience from the stage as the MC at a rally for Ron DeSantis in Jacksonville, Fla. Officials said Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020, that Daniels, who is facing a primary contest within days, has been arrested following a sex scandal investigation at his previous job. (Bob Self/The Florida Times-Union via AP, File)

Florida sheriff removed following sex scandal investigation

Aug. 14, 2020 7:01 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida sheriff facing a primary contest next week was suspended from office Friday, a day after his arrest in connection to a sex scandal investigation at his previous job, officials said. Gov. Ron DeSantis issued an executive order removing Clay County Sheriff Darryl Daniels...

In this undated photo released by the Georgia Department of Public Safety, State trooper Jacob Gordon Thompson is seen in an official portrait. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said in a statement Friday, Aug. 14, 2020 that Thompson was charged with felony murder and aggravated assault. The trooper has been fired and charged with murder a week after he fatally shot a 60-year-old man who attempted to flee a traffic stop. (Georgia Department of Public Safety via AP)

Georgia trooper charged with murder in traffic stop shooting

Aug. 14, 2020 5:39 PM EDT

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia state trooper was fired and charged with murder Friday a week after he shot a 60-year-old man who tried to flee a rural traffic stop, authorities said. The president of Georgia's NAACP chapter called the slaying of Julian Edward Roosevelt Lewis another chilling example of a...

A woman reacts as she marches holding an old Belarusian national flag in the center of Minsk, Belarus, Friday, Aug. 14, 2020.  Some thousands of people have flooded the cnetre of the Belarus capital, Minsk, in a show of anger over a brutal police crackdown this week on peaceful protesters that followed a disputed election. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

Thousands flood Belarus capital as election protests grow

Aug. 14, 2020 3:36 PM EDT

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Tens of thousands of people flooded the heart of the Belarus capital of Minsk on Friday in a show of anger over a brutal police crackdown this week on peaceful protesters that followed a disputed election, and authorities sought to ease rising public fury by freeing at least 2,000 who...

FILE - This combination of file photos provided by the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office in Minnesota on Wednesday, June 3, 2020, shows Derek Chauvin, from left, J. Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao. Prosecutors say they may revisit the issue of audio-visual coverage of the trials of four former Minneapolis police officers charged in the death of George Floyd.  Chauvin is charged with second-degree murder of Floyd, a black man who died after being restrained by him and the other Minneapolis police officers on May 25. Kueng, Lane and Thao have been charged with aiding and abetting Chauvin. (Hennepin County Sheriff's Office via AP)

Ex-cop's video captures crowd's horror during Floyd arrest

Aug. 14, 2020 1:56 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Newly released body-camera video from a third officer involved in George Floyd’s arrest captures for the first time the growing horror of onlookers who repeatedly pleaded with the officers to get off Floyd. The video made available Thursday comes from fired Officer Tou Thao, one...

Police: 3 arrested in attack on worker enforcing virus rules

Aug. 14, 2020 12:20 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana authorities have arrested three women accused of assaulting a teenage restaurant hostess because they were upset they couldn’t all be seated together due to coronavirus distancing rules. Tammy Dabney, 48, was charged with aggravated second-degree battery, and...

Cambodian politician arrested for comments about border land

Aug. 14, 2020 12:04 PM EDT

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The leader of a little-known Cambodian political party was arrested Friday for comments about the alleged encroachment on the country’s territory by Vietnam, the second arrest in two weeks related to the politically sensitive subject. Suong Sophorn, the president of the...