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Trump Booed on First Trip to Hometown as President

Hundreds lined motorcade's Manhattan route

(Newser) - Hundreds of protesters lined up Thursday along Manhattan's West Side Highway to jeer President Trump's motorcade as he made his first trip home to New York since his inauguration. Trump sped by just before 7pm on his way to attend a dinner with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull... More »

Biggest Inauguration Protest Is Brainchild of Hawaii Grandma

Permit for Women's March on Washington seeks accommodations for 200K

(Newser) - Teresa Shook didn't even know how to create an event on Facebook when she first came up with the idea for a protest march—which makes it more astounding that that demonstration, now the Women's March on Washington, will likely be the largest protest in the capital during... More »

Eric Garner's Mom: Protests Are 'Just So Awesome'

Garner family members moved by national protests

(Newser) - Eric Garner's family has a message for protesters: We're pretty impressed. Two family members of the man who died in a police chokehold say they're touched by public demonstrations that began after the white police officer involved was not indicted in Garner's death, reports the AP... More »

What Protests? Walmart Has Biggest-Ever Black Friday

But company, organizers disagree on how many workers took part

(Newser) - So, how 'bout them Walmart protests ? Apparently the demonstrations had little impact on the company's business, because according to the Sacramento Bee , Walmart has reported its best-ever Black Friday and says it served 22 million customers yesterday alone. Among the astounding numbers: Since last night, Walmart has... More »

More Protests Rock Anaheim After Police Shootings

Five arrested, one injured in yesterday's melee

(Newser) - Protesters once again faced off with Anaheim police yesterday after an officer shot and killed an unarmed man Saturday . More than 600 demonstrators thronged outside City Hall while a meeting was being held inside, and things got violent: Patio chairs were thrown through a Starbucks window, the windows of at... More »

Protesters to Swarm BofA Annual Meeting

Demonstrations planned for shareholder meeting today

(Newser) - Today’s annual Bank of America shareholder meeting is going to be a little crowded: Protesters are planning to show up in full force at the bank’s headquarters in Charlotte, NC. The demonstrators, inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement, are calling their group 99% Power and plan on... More »

30 Students Pepper-Sprayed in Santa Monica

They chanted against cuts and fees outside trustees meeting

(Newser) - At least 30 Santa Monica College students were pepper-sprayed when they chanted outside a trustees meeting last night to protest budget cuts and fee hikes. "I got pepper-sprayed with no warning," said one student, 21, who had been standing in a hallway outside the meeting. A college spokesman,... More »

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