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January 13, 2019 3:53 PM Security forces clash with demonstrators in three Sudanese cities

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudanese security forces clashed with protesters in three cities on Sunday as demonstrations against Omar al-Bashir’s rule continued for a fourth week, witnesses said. In Khartoum North, across the Blue Nile from the center of the capital, security forces chased groups of protesters down side streets and fired tear gas to disperse 124

January 6, 2019 6:52 PM Fatah withdraws officers from Gaza-Egypt crossing

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – The Palestinian Authority says it is withdrawing its officers from a key crossing point between the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip and Egypt. The announcement on Sunday came amid rising tension between the Islamic militant movement, which took control of Gaza in a 2007, and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah party. The Palestinian 92

January 5, 2019 8:13 PM Thousands brave snow to rally against Serbia populist leader

People march during a protest against populist President Aleksandar Vucic in Belgrade, Serbia, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019. Thousands of people have protested in Serbia for a fifth consecutive week over what they say has been a stifling of democratic freedoms under President Aleksandar Vucic. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic) A man holds a Serbian flag during a protest 86

December 20, 2018 12:55 AM Los Angeles teachers union sets January strike date

In this Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018, photo, thousands of teachers rally outside The Broad, a contemporary art museum downtown Los Angeles. Teachers in the nation's second-largest school district will go on strike next month if there's no settlement of its long-running contract dispute, union leaders said Wednesday, Dec. 19. The announcement by United Teachers 112

December 10, 2018 8:20 PM Pat Sajak suggests 'quick fix' for Oscars: 'On the second night, hold your political rally'

'Wheel of Fortune' host Pat Sajak has a suggestion on how to quickly fix the Oscars after Kevin Kart stepped down from his hosting assignment. On Sunday, the "Wheel of Fortune" host went on Twitter to suggest a "quick fix for the Academy Awards show." "On the first night, give out awards, and celebrate the history and wonder of movies," he continued 91

December 8, 2018 10:45 AM Malaysian Muslims stage rally to uphold Malay privileges

Thousands of protesters take a part in a rally to celebrate the government's move to withdraw plans to ratify a U.N. anti-discrimination convention at Independent Square in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018. Thousands of Malaysian Muslims are rallying in Kuala Lumpur against any attempt to strip ethnic Malay majority of their privileges 81

December 5, 2018 12:04 PM Festive Satanic statue added to Illinois statehouse

A satanic group has added its own statue to a series of displays in the government building of the US state of Illinois to mark the festive season. Placed between a Christmas tree and a menorah, the four-foot sculpture depicts a snake coiled around an outstretched arm holding an apple. It's the first display sponsored by the Chicago chapter of the Temple 82

December 2, 2018 3:07 PM Spain's Andalusia region votes in key test for PM Sanchez

SEVILLE, Spain (Reuters) - Voters went to the polls in Spain’s Andalusia region on Sunday in a first electoral test for Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, whose minority government has struggled to pass a budget since taking office last summer. The election in Spain’s most populous region, a stronghold for Sanchez’s ruling Socialists for decades, is taking 86

November 29, 2018 7:50 PM AC Milan rally for decisive Europa League win against F91 Dudelange

AC Milan came from behind before stepping on the gas to pull away from F91 Dudelange for a 5-2 Europa League win on Thursday. Patrick Cutrone's opener gave the hosts a short-lived lead before Dominik Stolz and David Turpel struck for Dudelange either side of half-time to give the Luxembourg club the lead. Two second-half own goals from Dudelange and further 64

November 26, 2018 11:10 PM Marco Rubio Blasts 'Stupid' FSU Fan Over Racist Willie Taggart Image

Marco Rubio says the person who posted the racist image of Florida State football coach Willie Taggart is an "idiot" ... not just because it's a hateful act, but because Taggart's a GOOD coach! The senator says he's a Florida Gators fan -- so he's happy UF got the win over FSU on Saturday -- but says the image of Taggart hanging from a tree obviously 126