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April 24, 2018
A year later, the commemorations in the city were disrupted by protesters who let off smoke bombs in protest at the decision of the Boundary Commission to maintain the status quo with regard to partition. Armistice Day remained a day of raw emotion in Ireland irrespective of what opposition, both officialÃâÃÂ ...
April 9, 2018
That's because images taken by Murtaja's colleagues covering the protest, moments before and after he was shot, show that he was wearing a blue flak ... Sources in Gaza have confirmed that journalist Yaser Murtaja has died after being shot in the abdomen by an Israeli sniper while covering the protests.
April 8, 2018
At least nine Palestinians were killed and 491 others were wounded by Israeli troops in what was the second mass protest at the border in eight days. ... Hamas, the militant group that rules Gaza, has called for a series of protests until May 15, which Palestinians know as “Nakba Day” or “Day of CatastropheÃâÃÂ ...
April 7, 2018
Thousands of Palestinians continued "The Great March of Return," the week-long protest on Friday, demanding the right of return of Palestinian refugees ... Sources in Gaza have confirmed that journalist Yaser Murtaja has died after being shot in the abdomen by an Israeli sniper while covering the protests.
Middle East Eye
April 2, 2018
Fares al Raqab, 29, was shot in the stomach during Friday's protests to the east of Khan Younis in southern Gaza, the local health ministry said on Monday. ... Israel accuses Hamas, the militant group that runs Gaza and with whom it has fought three wars since 2008, of using the protest as cover to carry outÃâÃÂ ...
April 1, 2018
Protests at Gaza turn deadly, as Israeli soldiers kill unarmed Palestinians. pic.twitter.com/ny2EEYpKBM. — AJ+ (@ajplus) March ... “[Israel] has made Gaza a huge prison, yet forbids the prisoners even to protest against this, on pain of death” https://t.co/iFiBnYzGrP pic.twitter.com/vtkyeydLDq. — ElectronicÃâÃÂ ...
March 31, 2018
Miss a day, miss a lot, why not take a moment to catch up on some of the past week's headlines from across the North Shore. Deerfield Assault Weapon Ban Set For Final Approval. DEERFIELD, IL — Owners of certain guns in Deerfield may have until June to get rid of them or get them out of village limits,ÃâÃÂ ...
Fort Worth Star Telegram (blog)
March 27, 2018
In the middle of reliably red Tarrant County, Texas, we rarely see 7,000 marchers on any public-policy issue. It's even more remarkable to see thousands of teenagers on a beautiful spring afternoon in Texas protesting for stricter gun laws. Since the Republican Party of Texas' official platform calls forÃâÃÂ ...
March 16, 2018
American Airlines had threatened to file a lawsuit, reduce its dual-hub operation at O'Hare — or both — to protest Mayor Rahm Emanuel's decision to award five additional gates to hometown United Airlines and spurn American's request for three more gates of its own. On Thursday, the City Council'sÃâÃÂ ...
March 15, 2018
Protests are planned not just at San Francisco International Airport, but also JFK, LAX, Miami, Honolulu, Dulles, O'Hare, Detroit, BWI, Logan, and Minneapolis airports. Thursday's protest at SFO will take place between 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. on the departures level of Terminal 3. It's unclear if the protest willÃâÃÂ ...
March 15, 2018
... Emanuel agreed to speed construction of three common-use gates that can be used by any airline, including American. American had threatened to file a lawsuit, reduce its dual-hub operation at O'Hare — or both — to protest Emanuel's decision to award five additional gates to hometown United Airlines.
March 9, 2018
We gathered at O'Hare to protest the Muslim ban. We fought the ACA repeal through rallies, phone calls to MOCs, and petitions. We're now actively defending DACA recipients by joining with those directly impacted for rallies and phone banking, and now, as the 2018 mid-terms approach, IndivisibleÃâÃÂ ...
March 8, 2018
Plenty of its contents were written directly following the results of 2016's U.S. presidential election, charged with a strike of protest and disbelief. A worthwhile sentiment in itself, Chicago singer-songwriter Styka takes the classic folk protest album and injects stories reflective of her life leading up to that fatefulÃâÃÂ ...
March 7, 2018
In the way, however, is American's thinly-veiled threat to sue, reduce O'Hare operations, or both to protest what American has called a secret, eleventh-hour deal giving hometown United five more gates. To start the ball rolling, the mayor is also asking aldermen to authorize $4 billion in borrowing, to beÃâÃÂ ...
March 6, 2018
CHICAGO – American Airlines' refusal to sign Chicago's proposed O'Hare International Airport lease won't ground Chicago's $8.5 billion terminal makeover plan, but it could complicate the timing and add to borrowing cost. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel last week introduced the new lease and useÃâÃÂ ...
March 5, 2018
On top of the airport's vast array of flights already, the mayor's office is close to sealing an $8.5 billion expansion plan for the aging facility, reportedly pushing ahead over an 11th-hour protest from major carrier American Airlines AAL, +0.87% , which argued that an unfair number of gates are being allocatedÃâÃÂ ...
February 28, 2018
The city and airline carriers are negotiating an $8.5 billion deal to vault O'Hare into the 21st century with a state-of-the-art global terminal and dozens of new gates. More than 3 million square feet would be added — a 75 percent increase. (Phil Geib and Bill Ruthhart / Chicago Tribune). Bill Ruthhart andÃâÃÂ ...
New York Times
February 27, 2018
Judith Pearson's home in rural Minnesota is stocked with guns for hunting and recreational use, but that didn't stop her from venting her frustration with the National Rifle Association after the deadly school shooting in Parkland, Fla. Ms. Pearson, a retired school principal, was irked by the group's repeatedÃâÃÂ ...
Los Angeles Times
February 17, 2018
Among the fee hikes in the Trump budget plan, the passenger security fee charged to all fliers would increase by $1 per one-way trip next year and $1.65 in 2020, raising the total fee in 2020 to $8.25 per one-way ticket. Above, at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago. (Scott Olson / Getty Images).
December 31, 1999
Organized labor's City Council allies and unions seeking to represent airport workers have held a series of O'Hare protests to press their pay demands and claim $1.2 million in “wage theft” from hundreds of airport employees. The alleged “theft” by private contractors includes everything from failing to makeÃâÃÂ ...
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