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Police arrest 24 protesters outside Bank of America

NEW YORK — Twenty-four protesters were arrested as a vast crowd marched outside Bank of America offices in Boston, police said Saturday in the latest US demonstrations against corporate influence and greed. Nine men and 15 women were charged with trespassing for their part in a sit-down protest Friday afternoon,…

3,000 protesters march towards Bank of America in Boston

The Occupy Wall Street movement is spreading across the country, as Boston’s movement has become the next major city to garner national attention. On Friday afternoon, 3,000 protestors marched towards Bank of America in downtown Boston to signal their disapproval over the banks foreclosure practices. 24 people were arrested for…

Sidney Lumet, ‘Network’ director, dies at 86

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Sidney Lumet, the American film director known for inspiring top-notch performances from actors in a stream of classic films including “12 Angry Men,” “Dog Day Afternoon,” “Network” and “Fail-Safe,” died on Saturday at age 86, the New York Times said. His stepdaughter, Leslie Gimbel, said Lumet died of lymphoma at his…

FEMA: US evacuations may be required for Earl

FEMA says US evacuations may be required if Category 4 Hurricane Earl tracks toward coast Federal officials urged U.S. residents to prepare for possible evacuations and islanders in the Turks and Caicos braced for high winds Tuesday as powerful Hurricane Earl howled over open seas toward the East Coast of…

Retiring Dem fesses to ‘salty language,’ denies harrassment allegations

Freshman Rep. Eric Massa (D-NY) announced on Wednesday afternoon that he will not seek re-election to a second term in office this November, citing health reasons. While admitting to having used foul language, he strongly denied allegations that he sexually harassed a male staffer. Massa told reporters in a conference…

Teenage Spanish matador kills six bulls

CACERES, Spain (AP) — A 16-year-old Spanish matador killed six bulls in one afternoon Saturday, pulling off a feat normally attempted only by seasoned veterans and winning trophies for his bravery — ears from animals he had just slain.…

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