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Protests over US-led bombings in Syria expected to continue

April 15, 2018

Syrian-Americans express their anger at the missile strikes on their homeland during an anti-war rally opposing the military strikes by Western countries in Syria, in downtown Los Angeles, Saturday, April 14, 2018. On Saturday, those commemorating Syria's independence from France in 1946, called the missile strikes by the U.S., Britain and France illegal. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Protests against U.S.-led bombings in Syria are expected to continue in Northern California and elsewhere in the country.

Protesters say they plan to gather in Oakland Sunday morning and march through that city starting at 12:30 p.m. PST.

Demonstrators protested in several cities Saturday, including Los Angeles and San Francisco. Protesters demonstrated outside the San Francisco homes of Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.

Protests are also planned Sunday in New York City, Atlanta, Minneapolis, Chicago and Washington D.C.

President Donald Trump on Friday ordered U.S. forces to launch missile strikes in Syria for its alleged use of chemical weapons against civilians in the country.

Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said no additional U.S. attacks were planned.

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