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Occupy Oakland turns violent as police, protesters clash

by Jorge Hernandez on October 26, 2011

Tensions are still high in Oakland where Police in riot gear clashed with Occupy Wall Street protesters earlier this week. Only about a dozen demonstrators remain outside City Hall, defiant in the aftermath of violent skirmish that left several injured and scores arrested, The Associated Press reports.The conflict started when police began firing tear gas […]

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Scores of Occupy Boston protesters arrested

by Adam Russett on October 11, 2011

The Occupy Wall Street movement has spread across the nation, with protests popping up outside of some of the most important financial institutions in the U.S. Along with the protests have come arrests, and last night around 100 people camped out in Boston's financial district were handcuffed by police and detained, according to The Boston […]

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Mysterious explosion rocks Oslo government buildings

by Jorge Hernandez on July 22, 2011

A serious explosion caught people in Oslo, Norway, by surprise as windows were shattered and government buildings – including that of Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg – were damaged. Reports are currently conflicting on whether the Prime Minister was harmed, but BBC claims that this is likely not the case. However, there were visible fires burning […]

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Chinese government detains foreign journalists in Beijing

by Jorge Hernandez on March 1, 2011

Foreign journalists are finding it harder to report in China as the government there responds "nervously" to spreading unrest in the Middle East, according to Reuters on March 1.In recent months, Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, Yemen and Bahrain have all experienced political and social unrest.A separate March 1 article links net access in Libya to rebels […]