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Sudanese troops move to protect protesters in Khartoum

Some members of the Sudanese army have moved to protect protesters in the capital, Khartoum, after national security forces attempted to break up the third day of a mass sit-in outside the presidential compound and army headquarters, according to an opposition union of doctors.

Topless protesters distract lawmakers during Brexit debate

Around a dozen climate change activists stripped down to their underwear and glued their hands to various surfaces in the House of Commons' public gallery as lawmakers debated Monday's vote on Brexit alternatives on the floor of the Chamber below.

Republicans have a new name for Democrats: 'mob'

President Donald Trump and Senate Republicans latched onto protest scenes as an issue in the wake of the fight over Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation, using the word "mob" early and often on Saturday.

Trump dismisses protesters as 'very rude elevator screamers'

President Donald Trump on Friday attempted to undermine the legitimacy and motivation of thousands of demonstrators on Capitol Hill protesting Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, saying demonstrations are funded by George Soros, a billionaire financier and liberal donor who is the frequent topic of unsubstantiated right-wing conspiracy theories.

Egyptian court sentences 75 people to death over 2013 demonstration

An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced 75 people to death for participating in a 2013 demonstration in support of then-President Mohamed Morsy, and referred their cases to the country's Grand Mufti for a final decision, according to state-run news agency Ahram Online.

Nikki Haley on Iran: 'We must not be silent'

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley praised Iranian protesters Tuesday, adding that the US is seeking an emergency Security Council meeting in New York and the Human Rights Council in Geneva regarding Iran.

City will not enforce buffer zone ordinance

Provision forbidding people to physically block health care facilities will be enforced

A new Madison ordinance that sets a perimeter around certain areas, like abortion clinics, will not be enforced.