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Los Angeles police aim to head off any disturbance after NBA championship game

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Police are gearing up to prevent violence in Los Angeles after Thursday night’s Game 7 of the NBA finals between the Lakers and Boston Celtics. But at least one store owner near LA’s Staples Center says … Continue reading

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Riot Police End Workers’ Protest at Durban Stadium

DURBAN, South Africa — A World Cup Sunday that began at the soaring new arch of Durban Stadium ended in smoke and shrieks as police officers fired tear gas and what witnesses said were rubber bullets to break up a … Continue reading

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Riot police break up World Cup wages demonstration

DURBAN, South Africa — Armed riot police charged into hundreds of security stewards at a World Cup stadium, using tear gas and firing rubber bullets to break up a protest over low wages hours after Sunday’s match between Germany and … Continue reading

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Arrests made in Lakers victory riots

LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Police have arrested three suspects they believe were involved in the vandalism and rioting following the Lakers championship victory.

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Olympics Committee Attempts to Appease American Indians

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – The 2010 Winter Olympics are taking a bold step. The Vancouver Olympic Committee is committed to “unprecedented” aboriginal participation in the planning and hosting of the games.

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