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Politics Rashida Tlaib detained by police during protest against low wages at Detroit airport

03:50  15 february  2020
03:50  15 february  2020 Source:   thehill.com

3 Democrats walked out of Trump’s State of the Union in protest

  3 Democrats walked out of Trump’s State of the Union in protest Another 10, including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ayanna Pressley, stayed home.Reps. Tim Ryan (D-OH), Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), and Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) all left as Trump gave his address, which Tlaib described on Twitter as shameful and “beneath the dignity of the office.

DETROIT – Rashida Tlaib , who is expected to replace John Conyers in the U.S. House, and former Michigan democratic gubernatorial candidate Abdul El-Sayed were among those arrested Tuesday during a minimum wage protest against McDonald's in Detroit .

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Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) was detained by police Friday during a protest at Detroit Metro Airport where she was demonstrating for higher pay for employees who worked for Delta airlines.

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Tlaib was seen in pictures sitting on the road alongside several other people as dozens of other people picketed on the sidewalk.

"We won't stop until we get #fairwages & #healthcare. These courageous people got arrested tonight at DTW b/c they believe workers deserve human dignity. Shame on you @Delta for leaving workers behind and letting them live in poverty," Tlaib tweeted after her detention.

Squad praises Pelosi for tearing up Trump's SOTU speech

  Squad praises Pelosi for tearing up Trump's SOTU speech The group of far-left freshman congresswomen known as the “Squad” may have feuded with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in the past, but they showed solidarity with the Democratic leader after she made a public display of tearing up a copy of President Trump’s State of the Union address Tuesday night. © Provided by FOX News Fox & Trends with Carley Shimkus. Reps. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., all reacted with apparent endorsements of Pelosi's actions.

Candidate for U.S. Representative Rashida Tlaib and former Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Abdul El-Sayed were among those arrested during a Some were loaded into a Detroit police bus, including El-Sayed. Detroit police say 18 people in all were taken into custody. They will be ticketed

Detroit Free Press. Congressional candidate Rashida Tlaib joins 'Fight For ' and striking Several protesters briefly blocked the street before moving onto the sidewalk at police commands, while A small group of protesters , including congressional candidate Rashida Tlaib and former candidate for

It appeared Tlaib was protesting with catering workers for Delta who were frustrated with the airline. Pictures of the protest were released by a member of the Unite Here group, a union that represents hotel, gaming, food service and airline industry employees from the U.S. and Canada.

Diana Hussein, the union member, said the employees were protesting "unaffordable health care and poverty wages."

Pedestrians struck by car in San Francisco's Mission District

  Pedestrians struck by car in San Francisco's Mission District Two pedestrians were taken to hospitals for life-threatening injuries, and police said they suspect the drive was impaired.A Prius turned north onto Mission Street from 23rd Street and struck the two pedestrians about 4:20 p.m.

Democrat Rashida Tlaib was taken into custody Tuesday afternoon for blocking a traffic lane. She faces candidates from the Green and Working Class A union official says some of the people struck by a pickup truck during a protest to demand a per hour minimum wage in Michigan are being

(CBS NEWS) - A U.S. House candidate was arrested Tuesday in Detroit during a protest for higher pay and the right to form unions. Democrat Rashida Tlaib and more than a dozen other demonstrators sat at — and banged on — a long table that took up a lane of traffic in Detroit 's Midtown.

"These workers are suffering and living under unimaginable conditions all because Delta wants to make more profits on the backs of the poor. The airline catering workers are desperate for a better quality of life and put their bodies on the line in their fight against the exorbitant corporate greed by the airlines denying them of their right to a living wage and good healthcare," Tlaib said in a statement to The Hill.

Egyptian court orders release of US citizen after 6-month detention .
An Egyptian court on Wednesday ordered the release of a dual U.S.-Egyptian national who was arrested upon her arrival at the Cairo airport in July 2019.Egyptian-American Mohamed Soltan, himself a former prisoner, said the court order to release Pennsylvania teacher Reem Desouky is pending an appeal from the prosecution which will be heard on Thursday.

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