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‘Occupy Wall Street’ drops eviction lawsuit

“Occupy Wall Street” protesters dropped on Tuesday their two month lawsuit against New York City over the group’s eviction from Zuccotti Park. The National Lawyers Guild, representing the protesters, said the decision stemmed from private security removing the barricades surrounding the park two weeks ago. The park’s owner, Brookfield Properties,…

Owners of Zuccotti Park owe $139,000 in back taxes

New York City says it has spent over $13 million on Occupy Wall Street protests, but the owners of Zuccotti Park can’t seem to scrape up the $139,000 in back taxes they owe the city. The city Finance Department told The New York Daily News that Brookfield Properties still owes…

‘Occupy Wall Street’ protesters return to park

New York police on Tuesday demolished the Manhattan camp of the anti-Wall Street protests in a surprise raid which threw the two-month-old movement into crisis. Despite launching a swift legal challenge to the dismantling of their tent camp in Zuccotti Park, a judge backed a ban on pitching tents in…

Occupy DC marchers invite Obama to side with protests

WASHINGTON — More than 300 protesters marched on the White House on Tuesday to invite an absent President Barack Obama to side with the Occupy movement, after police raids on camps in New York and other cities. “We would like to welcome him to the movement,” chanted the energetic but…

Police arrest dozens in anti-Wall Street protests

US police arrested some 50 anti-Wall Street protesters across the country, but New York backed off plans to evict an unauthorized camp in the Financial District. Most arrests were on Friday in the western United States, where the protests spread from New York. In Denver, 23 people were detained, Sergeant…

Watch: The dramatic moment ‘Occupy Wall St.’ found out they could stay

Late last night, protesters at “Occupy Wall Street” were informed that Brookfield Properties had decided to let them stay, despite prior demands that they be evicted so the park could be cleaned. A statement from New York City Deputy Mayor Cas Holloway explained that the park’s owners were “postponing their…

‘Occupy Wall St.’ to resist mayor’s order to vacate park on Friday

The protesters at “Occupy Wall Street” in New York’s Zuccotti Park have voted to resist an order by the mayor’s office requiring them to vacate the park on Friday for cleaning, setting the stage for a major confrontation with police. Bloomberg went to the protest site, where several hundred people…

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