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  1. Umbrella union set to launch general strike in AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Korea Herald

    ... issues, sectors and regions for the next six days. On May 1, KCTU members will assemble in Seoul for a large-scale May Day rally. "The government should immediately stop its chaebol-friendly economic policy and policies feared to worsen the labor ...

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  2. Watch Turkish Lawmakers Trade Punches Over A Controversial Security BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Switched

    ... motions on unrelated issues. Turkish riot police use water cannon and tear gas to disperse protesters during a May Day demonstration on May 1, 2014 in Istanbul, Turkey. (Photo by Burak Kara/Getty Images) Protesters throw petrol bombs toward riot ...

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  3. These Lawmakers Think the Minimum Wage Should be Even LowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | The Nation

    May Day demonstrators prepare signs to support the raising of the federal minimum wage in New York on May 1, 2014. While Americans are divided on many issues, the idea of making the poor slightly less poor is a rare point of bipartisan consensus.

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  4. Smithsonian & White House...Read the original story

    Saturday Feb 14 | Samoa News

    The Smithsonian and White House launch Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Heritage Month May 1 - to begin discussions and announce a number of special AAPI events that include a museum exhibit, a forum set for May 9 and internship opportunities in Washington D.C. for AAPI college students. All are invited to participate in AAPI events that kick off the first of May, 'May Day', Lei Day in Hawai'i.

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  5. Queensland unions fight asset salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Green Left Weekly

    ... is on the cards any time soon. We are getting behind the ACTU/QCU actions for March 4 and hope to build a big May Day contingent to celebrate 100 years of the ACTU. I expect we can lead the May Day March and that the ALP will move early to give ...

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  6. Morocco clears out migrant camps near Spanish enclaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | KIII

    ... (AP Photo/Paul Schemm). In this photo dated, May 1, 2014, sub-saharan African immigrants have joined the annual May Day march in Morocco's capital of Rabat under the auspices of a local union to demand the work papers. Morocco has announced that 65 ...

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  7. Morocco clears migrant camps near Spanish enclaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | The Miami Herald

    ... In this photo dated, May 1, 2014, Fillipino migrants, most working as maids and nannies, have joined the annual May Day parade in Morocco's capital Rabat to demand improved working conditions and more rights under the auspices of a local union. ...

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  8. Neo-Nazis board wrong train, miss rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | The Times of Israel

    Some 250 supporters of the far-right National Democratic Party marching on May Day in Rostock, Germany, are accompanied by riot police, May 1, 2014. A German neo-Nazi rally in the city of Freiburg was called off on Monday afternoon after members of the fascist group accidentally boarded the wrong train.

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  9. VIDEO: Tour de Yorkshire route revealedRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | Ripon Gazette

    ... a women's event on May 2, a mass participation race on May 3, and a cultural festival. It is being staged across the May Day holiday weekend and a few days ahead of the general election. But it will not be on the same huge scale as the Grand ...

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  10. VIDEO: Tour de Yorkshire route revealedRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | Wetherby News

    ... a women's event on May 2, a mass participation race on May 3, and a cultural festival. It is being staged across the May Day holiday weekend and a few days ahead of the general election. But it will not be on the same huge scale as the Grand ...

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  11. Milan prefect plays down Expo threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | ANSA.it

    Milan, January 22 - Milan Prefect Francesco Paolo Tronca on Thursday played down reports of a security risk linked to the presence of anarchists at a planned May Day demonstration in the Lombard capital to coincide with the opening of Expo 2015. "There is absolutely no particular alarm concerning this matter," said Tronca in reference to reports by La Repubblica newspaper that the Universal Exhibition could be worse than the 2001 G8 summit in Genoa in which one person died and many more were injured in clashes with police.

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  12. Video: Tour de Yorkshire unveiled - Brid, Scarborough and Leeds all on routeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Yorkshire Evening Post

    ... a women's event on May 2, a mass participation race on May 3, and a cultural festival. It is being staged across the May Day holiday weekend and a few days ahead of the general election. But it will not be on the same huge scale as the Grand ...

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  13. Another shop window as Tour de Yorkshire unveiled - Brid, Scarborough and Leeds all on routeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Yorkshire Evening Post

    ... a women's event on May 2, a mass participation race on May 3, and a cultural festival. It is being staged across the May Day holiday weekend and a few days ahead of the general election. But it will not be on the same huge scale as the Grand ...

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  14. Akshay Kumar starrer Main Gabbar to hit the theatres on May DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | India.com

    New Delhi, Jan 20: Multi-starrer action thriller "Main Gabbar", featuring Bollywood's inimitable action hero Akshay Kumar in the lead, will hit theatres on May Day, May 1. Viacom18 Motion Pictures and Sanjay Leela Bhansali' s collaborative project comes after their successful work on "Mary Kom". "'Main Gabbar' has the makings of a potential blockbuster film that is the perfect amalgamation of an ensemble cast and an engaging narrative.

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  15. Visitors from overseas to get refundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | China Daily

    A foreign tourist takes selfies in front of the Tiananmen Rostrum during the May Day holiday in Beijing, China, May 1, 2014. [Photo/IC] But a closer look at the plan suggests that the country has a lot more to do to achieve this goal, according to observers.

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  16. 'Main Gabbar' coming to theatres on May DayRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    Multi-starrer action thriller "Main Gabbar", featuring Bollywood's inimitable action hero Akshay Kumar in the lead, will hit theatres on May Day, May 1. Viacom18 Motion Pictures and Sanjay Leela Bhansali's collaborative project comes after their successful work on "Mary Kom". "'Main Gabbar' has the makings of a potential blockbuster film that is the perfect amalgamation of an ensemble cast and an engaging narrative.

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  17. City To Pay Occupy Oakland Protesters $1.36 Million For 2012 Mass ArrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | CBS Local

    CBS San Francisco Connect With Us At KPIX 5 PROGRAM GUIDE: KPIX 5 TV Schedule WATCH: A Glimpse Inside The Working KPIX 5 Newsroom Breaking News Send news tips, video & photos, and video to the KPIX 5 [...] CONNECT WITH KCBS Welcome to KCBS All News 740AM & 106.9FM on CBSSanFrancisco.com! LISTEN LIVE RIGHT NOW: KCBS Live Audio Stream LIKE KCBS Radio On Facebook: KCBS is the Bay Area's only all news station, serving listeners with [...] Protesters rally for International Worker's Day outside the Alameda County Court House on May 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. Demonstrators have called for nation-wide May Day strikes to protest economic inequality and political corruption.

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  18. Paying Nigeria's Civil ServantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | CFR.org

    Youths and workers carrying signs protest at a rally marking May Day outside an open field in Lagos, May 1, 2014. A large proportion of the government of Nigeria's revenue goes to pay the salaries of civil servants at the national, state, and local levels.

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  19. Jan. 2, 1920: Palmer raids target immigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | ABA Journal

    ... height of the Red Scare, Palmer - at the urging of Hoover - predicted an armed revolution would begin on May 1. When May Day passed without incident, Palmer was left a laughingstock, and his once legitimate presidential ambitions were consigned to ...

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  20. Gay and lesbian parents afraid to send kids to school i...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2014 | Xtra!

    Yana and her five-year-old son march down St Petersburg's central promenade, Nevsky, hand-in-hand behind a sea of rainbow flags. It is May 1 and Nevsky Street, usually packed with cars, public transport, cyclists and tourists, is blocked off for the democracy march in honour of May Day.

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