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New York Police Arrest 70 ‘Occupy’ Protesters

Posted November 15th, 2011 at 6:20 am (UTC-5)
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Police in New York have arrested 70 protesters who refused to leave a public park in Lower Manhattan that has become the focal point for the “Occupy Wall Street” movement since it began two months ago. A large team of police officers wearing helmets and carrying shields forced hundreds of protesters to evacuate New York’s […]

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New York Police Temporarily Evict ‘Occupy’ Protesters

Posted November 15th, 2011 at 5:35 am (UTC-5)
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Police in New York have begun dismantling a tent city in a public park in Lower Manhattan that has become the focal point for the “Occupy Wall Street” movement since it began in September. Hundreds of police officers wearing helmets and carrying shields began temporarily evacuating around 200 protesters from New York’s Zuccotti Park early […]

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Police Clear Protest Camp in Oakland, California

Posted November 14th, 2011 at 9:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Police in Oakland, California have cleared out anti-Wall Street demonstrators who had set up camp at the City Hall plaza, and arrested more than 30 people. The police, dressed in riot gear, took action Monday. The office of Mayor Jean Quan issued a statement saying the effort took place “smoothly and peacefully.” The statement also […]

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Portland Police Dismantle ‘Occupy’ Protesters Camp

Posted November 13th, 2011 at 5:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Police have cleared protesters linked to the “Occupy Wall Street” movement from a central park in the northwestern U.S. city of Portland, Oregon, but the protesters are vowing to continue their demonstrations elsewhere in the city. The protesters initially defied a midnight deadline Sunday to leave the park, where hundreds of them have been camping […]

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US: Portland Police Warn ‘Occupy’ Protesters to Disperse

Posted November 13th, 2011 at 11:40 am (UTC-5)
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Police in the northwestern U.S. city of Portland are demanding that hundreds of protesters linked to the “Occupy Wall Street” movement leave a central park or face the possibility of a forced eviction. Video from the scene shows the park lined with clusters of police armed with nightsticks, prepared to take action. A city official […]

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US: Portland Police Warn ‘Occupy’ Protesters to Disperse

Posted November 13th, 2011 at 10:10 am (UTC-5)
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Police in the northwestern U.S. city of Portland are demanding that hundreds of protesters linked to the “Occupy Wall Street” movement leave a central park or face the possibility of a forced eviction. Video from the scene shows the park lined with clusters of police armed with nightsticks, prepared to take action. But a city […]

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Thousands Protest Tuition Fee Hikes in London

Posted November 9th, 2011 at 3:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Thousands of students marched Wednesday through the streets of central London to protest cuts to university funding and increased tuition fees. Officials say more than 2,000 people participated in the march, but organizers estimate the totals at around 10,000. About 4,000 police officers were deployed across the protest route to prevent a repeat in violence […]

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Occupy Wall Street Supporters Condemn Oakland Violence

Posted November 3rd, 2011 at 11:15 pm (UTC-5)
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HEAD: Occupy Wall Street Supporters Condemn Oakland Violence DATE: 11/03/11 NUMBER: 1583147 TYPE: CN )) Supporters of the Occupy Wall Street movement are condemning the violence and vandalism that broke out during a protest through Oakland, California. Demonstrators blame the violence on outsiders who they say showed up just to cause trouble. Organizers of the […]

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Occupy Wall Street Supporters Condemn Oakland Violence

Posted November 3rd, 2011 at 5:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Supporters of the Occupy Wall Street movement are condemning the violence and vandalism that broke out during a protest through Oakland, California. Demonstrators blame the violence on outsiders who they say showed up just to cause trouble. Organizers of the Oakland march were meeting Thursday on a formal statement disavowing their movement from the violence. […]

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‘Occupy’ Protesters, Police Clash in Oakland, Dozens Arrested

Posted November 3rd, 2011 at 11:45 am (UTC-5)
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A mass protest that forced the temporary shutdown of one of the busiest ports in the U.S. erupted in violence, pitting demonstrators against police in riot gear. Police in the western Californian city of Oakland moved in on the protesters early Thursday, firing tear gas and making arrests, after dozens of protesters broke into an […]

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