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Palin’s bus tour keeps itinerary secret, baffles media and supporters

Sarah Palin’s national bus tour kicks off today at “Rolling Thunder”, a biker rally in Washington, DC, but where it will go tomorrow is anyone’s guess. “Rolling Thunder” representatives have gone on the record saying that Palin was not asked to speak at the rally and as of this morning,…

Raw Photos: Rally against NYPD rape verdict in NYC

On May 27, hundreds of protesters gathered in New York City to protest the New York Supreme Court’s decision to charge two NYPD policemen with “official misconduct,” as opposed to convicting them for rape. The two officers were accused of raping an unconscious woman, and one of the officers had…

EXCLUSIVE: Hundreds protest NYPD rape verdict in New York City

New York City activists and feminists rallied yesterday to protest the acquittal of two New York City police officers on rape charges. The acquittal occurred despite what protesters call “overwhelming evidence” against the accused, including a taped statement by one officer that he had used a condom and penetrated the…

Beck’s $5,697 Israel trip doesn’t include tickets to the main event

For only $5,697 you can go with Glenn Beck to Israel, but don’t expect to actually attend his rally for that price. The Fox News host announced Friday the first of two travel agencies that will be providing tours to his August 24 “Restoring Courage” rally at the Southern Wall…

Activists milk a cow in front of U.S. Capitol

It’s not unusual to spot metaphorical cash cows around Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., but real-life dairy cows aren’t so commonplace in Congress. On Monday, however, an adult cow was on hand to provide fresh milk and a spectacle, as part of a rally in favor of legalizing the interstate…

Striking garment workers beat by Cambodian police

PHNOM PENH — Rights groups in Cambodia accused police of using disproportionate violence on Sunday, alleging they beat protesters at a rally by 2,000 garment workers in the capital. Around 100 officers, armed with anti-riot shields, electric batons and guns, moved in to disperse the mainly female crowd that had…

Hamas breaks up pro-Osama bin Laden rally in Gaza

GAZA (Reuters) - Gaza’s Islamist rulers Hamas on Saturday broke up a Salafist protest against the killing of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in a U.S. raid in Pakistan this week. Dozens of Salafists — conservative Islamists who have clashed with Hamas — gathered in Gaza City’s main square holding up posters of bin Laden and…

Pakistanis protest over bin Laden killing

ABBOTTABAD, Pakistan (AFP) – Hundreds of Pakistanis took to the streets on Friday, cheering Osama bin Laden and shouting “death to America” to condemn a unilateral US raid on their soil that killed the Al-Qaeda chief. In Abbottabad, not far from where bin Laden was found and killed by US…

Koran-burning pastor plans ‘armed’ Michigan rally, prosecutor files to stop him

DETROIT (Reuters) – A Detroit prosecutor has filed a petition in district court to stop a Florida fundamentalist Christian preacher, who recently caused riots in Afghanistan after he burned a Koran, from holding a rally outside a large Michigan mosque. Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy said the threat of violence…

Tea Party faithful rally against taxes

WASHINGTON — As spending debates rage in Washington, thousands of conservative Tea Party loyalists rallied nationwide Saturday against taxes and big government, fired up for a 2012 US election battle. Several dozen Tea Party movement rallies kicked off, including in Madison, Wisconsin, where 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin…

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