Thousands rally in support of Soros-founded school
Europe

Thousands rally in support of Soros-founded school

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Some 70,000 people rallied in Budapest Sunday, Apr. 9 in support of a local university founded by American billionaire George Soros that is seen as a target for Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s illiberal policies. The Hungarian-born Soros founded Central European University in 1991. Amendments to Hungary’s higher education law approved … Continue reading

AP-EU-Germany-Anti-Trump-Rally
Politics

AP-EU-Germany-Anti-Trump-Rally

BERLIN (AP) — An activist group built a wall in Berlin featuring the face of Donald Trump, then tore it down in a rally to encourage Americans overseas to vote against the Republican presidential candidate. The group Avaaz built the cardboard-block wall Friday at the landmark Brandenburg Gate, not far from the spot where former … Continue reading

Thousands in Kosovo call for government to resign
Europe / International News

Thousands in Kosovo call for government to resign

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Thousands of Kosovo opposition supporters called for the government to resign Wednesday on the eighth anniversary of the country’s declaration of independence, accusing it of violating the constitution in reaching deals with Serbia and Montenegro. Opposition supporters came from all over the country to the capital, Pristina, for the rally. Most … Continue reading

Trump, down in polls, begs Iowa voters for support
Business / Celebrities / Featured / Local / National / Politics / TV / U.S. News

Trump, down in polls, begs Iowa voters for support

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Unseated as the front-runner in Iowa polls, a kinder, humbler Donald Trump emerged Tuesday evening at a rally in Sioux City, Iowa, where the billionaire businessman practically begged voters for support. “Iowa, will you get your numbers up, please?” Trump urged the crowd of nearly 2,400. “I promise you I … Continue reading

Hillary Clinton slams Trump in front of his hotel
Celebrities / National / Politics / TV / U.S. News

Hillary Clinton slams Trump in front of his hotel

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton went to Donald Trump’s doorstep Monday to mock the Republican presidential front-runner on the eve of the first Democratic presidential debate. The appearance at a boisterous rally of the politically potent Culinary Workers Union was a win-win for Clinton, letting her signal her support for an influential union … Continue reading

Tens of thousands rally in Malaysia, demand Najib resign
Asia / International News / Politics

Tens of thousands rally in Malaysia, demand Najib resign

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Defying authorities, tens of thousands of Malaysians wearing yellow T-shirts and blowing horns gathered Saturday in Kuala Lumpur for a major rally to demand the resignation of embattled Prime Minister Najib Razak. The crowds were undeterred by heavy police presence after authorities declared the rally illegal, blocked the organizer’s website … Continue reading