Hundreds in Hong Kong protest arrests of pro-democracy activists

Hundreds rallied outside a Hong Kong court on Monday after 47 pro-democracy activists were charged under a national security crackdown — arrests that prompted condemnation from Secretary of State Antony Blinken and the European Union. ​ The 47 were among ​more than 50 arrested in January and are facing charges of “conspiracy to commit subversion” under a… Read More Hundreds in Hong Kong protest arrests of pro-democracy activists

12 arrested after highway blocked, ‘BLM’ painted on pavement in Seattle protest

SEATTLE (KIRO/CBS Newspath) — Twelve people were arrested after “BLM” was spray painted on an interstate and the highway was blocked Monday in Seattle. Northbound I-5 near Yesler Way is Seattle was shut down while Washington State Patrol removed protesters blocking lanes, officials said. The incident began around 12:30 p.m. PT. The group got onto… Read More 12 arrested after highway blocked, ‘BLM’ painted on pavement in Seattle protest