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Police, Protestors Square Off in Washington

Posted December 4th, 2011 at 8:45 pm (UTC-5)
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The encampment at Zuccotti Park in New York City, where the movement began, was shut down in mid-November. Until now, Washington police had avoided the clashes that have taken place in other cities.

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Police, Protestors Square Off in Washington

Posted December 4th, 2011 at 6:45 pm (UTC-5)
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At least 12 anti-Wall Street protesters have been arrested in Washington, DC, after police moved in to remove a wooden structure the protesters erected without a permit. Protesters, who have been camped at McPherson Square for weeks, began erecting the frame for a two-story wooden building Saturday. But police informed them Sunday morning they needed […]

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Police Clear ‘Occupy’ Camps in LA, Philadelphia

Posted November 30th, 2011 at 4:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Police in Los Angeles and Philadelphia have cleared camps of Occupy Wall Street protesters, with more than 200 people arrested in Los Angeles and more than 50 people ending up in detention in Philadelphia. In Los Angeles early Wednesday, many demonstrators willingly left the scene, as more than 1,000 police officers moved through the camp […]

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Police Clear ‘Occupy’ Camps in L.A., Philadelphia

Posted November 30th, 2011 at 8:45 am (UTC-5)
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Police in Los Angeles arrested more than 200 protesters early Wednesday, in the latest crackdown on Occupy Wall Street camps across the country. Police began arresting the protesters just after midnight when they refused to leave an area surrounding the Los Angeles City Hall where they had camped for the past eight weeks. City officials […]

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Occupy Protesters Plan Day of Action in Washington

Posted November 23rd, 2011 at 12:30 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. protesters who marched from New York to Washington are planning a day of action Wednesday in the nation’s capital. A reporter for The Washington Post who has been following the group said the protesters intend to shut down part of the city to protest the failure of a so-called congressional “supercommittee” to reach agreement […]

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Occupy Wall Street Protesters Hold “Day of Action,” 200 Arrested

Posted November 18th, 2011 at 7:00 am (UTC-5)
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Police in New York arrested more than 200 anti-capitalist protesters on Thursday during a rally to mark the two-month anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement. Police were able to prevent the smaller than expected crowd from disrupting the city’s financial district early in the day. But the crowd eventually grew to several thousand when […]

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Occupy Protesters Take to Streets on ‘Day of Action’

Posted November 17th, 2011 at 9:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Thousands of Occupy Wall Street protesters have held demonstrations in the United States and other cities around the world as part of a day of action marking the two-month anniversary of the start of the movement in a Manhattan park. In New York Thursday, thousands of protesters marched across the Brooklyn Bridge, hours after anti-capitalist […]

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Occupy Protesters Take to Streets on ‘Global Day of Action’

Posted November 17th, 2011 at 5:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Thousands of Occupy Wall Street protesters are holding demonstrations in the United States and around the world as part of a global day of action marking the two-month anniversary of the start of the movement in a Manhattan park. In New York’s financial district Thursday, hundreds of anti-capitalist demonstrators pushed back against police and dismantled […]

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Occupy Movement Marks Two Months of Protests

Posted November 17th, 2011 at 2:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Hundreds of Occupy movement protesters are rallying in New York Thursday, as part of a national day of action supported by other demonstrations across the country. In New York’s financial district, the situation intensified as hundreds of anti-capitalist demonstrators pushed back against police and dismantled barriers that officers had erected around Wall Street. Thursday is […]

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Key Locations in Occupy Wall Street Movement

Posted November 17th, 2011 at 1:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Zuccotti Park — Epicenter of the Occupy protest movement. Demonstrators occupied the plaza in tents for nearly two months beginning in September before police dismantled their camp. Brooklyn Bridge — A national landmark and link between the New York boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn crossed by more than 120,000 vehicles a day. The bridge became […]

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