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Video of Occupy Wall Street protesters at Brooklyn Bridge

Video has emerged of the nearly 700 Occupy Wall Street protesters arrested at the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday evening. WATCH: Video from Youtube, which appeared on October 1, 2011.…

Van Jones: October to be turning point for progressives

Civil rights activist and attorney Van Jones said Thursday night on MSNBC that he planned to build a “progressive counterbalance” to the tea party movement. “I think everybody should hold on to your seats. October is going to be the turning point when it comes to the progressive fight back,”…

Donald Trump, secret liberal? The top 10 reasons conservatives should distrust him

Donald Trump has surged to the top of Republican 2012 polls after wholeheartedly embracing and vigorously touting in recent weeks the conspiracy theory that President Barack Obama was not born in the United States. But the billionaire real estate mogul and reality TV star — who insists he’s serious about…

Fox News producers scripted ‘socialism’ outcry, email shows

A seemingly spontaneous response concerning the Obama campaign canceling an appearance on a local news station was actually scripted by Fox News’ producers, internal documents obtained by Media Matters show. “Isn’t that what they do in socialist countries?” Fox News host Steven Doocy asked right-wing blogger Michelle Malkin on a…

Haunted by violence, Iraqi Christians flee to Turkey

STANBUL (AFP) – Terrorised by mounting extremist attacks, more and more Iraqi Christians are fleeing in panic to neighbouring Muslim-majority Turkey, among them lone minors sent away by desperate parents. In Istanbul, a tiny Chaldean Catholic community has embraced the refugees, serving as their first point of shelter before the…

China to explore Mars with Russia this year

China’s first Mars probe is expected to be launched in October this year in a joint operation with Russia after a two-year delay, state media reported Sunday. The probe, Yinghuo-1, was due to blast off in October 2009 with Russia’s “Phobos Explorer” from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan but the…

UN maps show security worsening in Afghanistan: report

KABUL — Confidential UN maps show a clear deterioration in security in parts of Afghanistan this year, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday, as its mission there acknowledged security in some parts had worsened. Two United Nations maps, one showing the situation at the start of this year’s fighting season…

Karzai says he’d ‘choose the Taliban’ over US

Afghan President Hamid Karzai says would side with the Taliban if he had to do it all over again. In late October, Gen. David H. Petraeus, US Ambassador Karl Eikenberry and other top officials were trying to convince Karzai to back down on an order banning all foreign private security…

Economic stress falls to 18-month low

Job gains help reduce nation’s economic pain to an 18-month low, AP stress map shows Job gains around the country offset higher foreclosures and helped reduce the nation’s economic stress in October to an 18-month low, according to The Associated Press’ monthly analysis. Stress fell in 56 percent of the…

Talks begin on Iran’s nuclear program

World powers held their first meeting in 14 months with Iran over its disputed nuclear programme on Monday, sounding out Tehran’s intentions after it claimed to have taken a new step in making fissile material. Just a day ahead of the talks, Tehran raised the stakes by revealing that it…

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