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Wall Street Protesters in Standoff With Police

Posted November 17th, 2011 at 12:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Protests in New York City are intensifying as hundreds of anti-capitalist demonstrators push back against police and dismantle barriers around Wall Street. The Occupy Wall Street protesters have promised a major show of strength Thursday on the two-month anniversary of their movement. Demonstrators have vowed to shut down the city’s financial district with a rally […]

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Students Protest Economic Woes in Italy as PM Unveils Crisis Plan

Posted November 17th, 2011 at 11:45 am (UTC-5)
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Thousands of students in Italy are protesting against the country’s new government, led by Prime Minister Mario Monti, ahead of a confidence vote later Thursday. Students clashed with police in Milan, Rome and other cities — protesting against government budget cuts and a lack of jobs. Strikes by transportation workers also brought trains and buses […]

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Wall Street Protesters Rally in New York

Posted November 17th, 2011 at 11:05 am (UTC-5)
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Hundreds of anti-capitalist demonstrators are rallying in New York City, promising a major show of strength on the two-month anniversary of their Occupy Wall Street movement. The protesters vowed to shut down the city’s financial district with a demonstration at the New York Stock Exchange Thursday. But a heavy police presence and barricades appeared to […]

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Students Protest Economic Woes in Italy as PM Unveils Crisis Plan

Posted November 17th, 2011 at 11:05 am (UTC-5)
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Thousands of students in Italy are protesting against the country’s new government, led by Prime Minister Mario Monti, ahead of a confidence vote later Thursday. Students clashed with police in Milan, Rome and other cities — protesting against government budget cuts and a lack of jobs. Strikes by transportation workers also brought trains and buses […]

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Wall Street Protesters to Rally in New York

Posted November 17th, 2011 at 2:25 am (UTC-5)
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Anti-capitalist demonstrators who were evicted from a New York park earlier this week are promising to “fight back” on Thursday with a rally to commemorate the two month anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement. The protesters say they plan to shut down the city’s financial district with a morning rally at the New York […]

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More Occupy Wall Streets Protests Expected in NY, Elsewhere

Posted November 16th, 2011 at 9:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Occupy Wall Street protesters are expected to hold rallies in New York City and other parts of the United States Thursday, two months after the movement’s beginning in a Manhattan park. The protest began in Zuccotti Park on September 17 with a small group seeking to focus attention on what it considered to be corporate […]

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NY Judge Rules Against Occupy Wall Street Protesters

Posted November 16th, 2011 at 1:40 am (UTC-5)
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Occupy Wall Street protesters have been allowed to return to a New York park from where they were evicted earlier Tuesday, but will not be able to set up camp overnight. Zuccotti Park was re-opened late Tuesday after a New York State Supreme Court judge ruled the city was justified in enforcing a ban against […]

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NY Judge Rules Against Occupy Wall Street Protesters

Posted November 15th, 2011 at 7:00 pm (UTC-5)
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A New York State Supreme Court judge has rejected a bid by Occupy Wall Street protesters to return with their tents to a Manhattan park they had been evicted from earlier Tuesday. Judge Michael Stallman denied a motion by the demonstrators who sought to be allowed back into the park with their tents and sleeping […]

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New York Judge: Protesters Can Return to Park

Posted November 15th, 2011 at 5:40 pm (UTC-5)
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A New York judge has issued an order allowing protesters to return to a public park after police cleared the park in an early-morning raid. The state Supreme Court judge Tuesday issued a court order allowing the Occupy Wall Street protesters to return to Zuccotti Park with their camping gear. New York City Mayor Michael […]

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NY Mayor: ‘Occupy’ Protesters Will Be Allowed to Return

Posted November 15th, 2011 at 10:10 am (UTC-5)
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New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg “Occupy Wall Street” protesters will be allowed to return to a downtown park where they have camped out for the past two months, but they will not be allowed to bring tents or sleeping bags back in. Bloomberg spoke Tuesday, after police cleared Zuccotti Park of “Occupy Wall Street” protesters […]

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