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Found: bullet that smashed White House window

The US secret service has found a bullet from a semi-automatic rifle that smashed a window at the White House, according to officials. The service has been investigating a shooting that occurred near the White House on Friday. On Tuesday morning, it discovered two bullets, one of which had smashed a window before being stopped […]

Global Occupy movement evictions

Police evict protesters from encampments in the US and Switzerland

Were police right to evict the Occupy Wall Street camp? | Poll

Last night, New York mayor Michael Bloomberg ordered protesters to vacate their camp in Zuccotti Park. A few hours later riot police with batons moved in to forcibly evict protesters. Do you think the NYPD’s actions were justified?

Camp cleared at Occupy Oakland

14 November 2011 Last updated at 22:22 GMT Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Police dismantle Oakland Occupy tents in Oakland’s Frank Ogawa Plaza Police have shut down a camp set up by Occupy protesters in Oakland’s Frank Ogawa Plaza, dismantling tents and arresting 32 people. The raid comes after police issued […]

Ohio voters reject Republican-backed union limits

November 9, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis Ohio voters reject Republican-backed union limits 08 Nov 2011 The state’s new collective bargaining law was defeated Tuesday after an expensive union-backed campaign that pitted firefighters, police officers and teachers against the Republican establishment [and an expensive Koch brothers’/Faux News-backed camgaign]. In a political blow to GOP Gov. John […]

Occupy Oakland calls for strike

27 October 2011 Last updated at 18:35 GMT Occupy Wall Street organisers say Scott Olsen was hit in the head with a police tear gas canister Activists taking part in the the Occupy Oakland protests have called for a general strike in the city. The call to strike on 2 November emerged as protesters gathered […]