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‘Occupy Wall Street’ movement arrives in Seattle

Protesters in Seattle gathered at Westlake Park on Saturday morning to protest against corporations influence on the government. More than 100 people participated in “Occupy Seattle,” according to the event’s organizers. “It’s amazing the diversity and the singular voice that we have,” said one protester. “This is a grassroots satellite…

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.…

More than 700 ‘Occupy Wall Street’ protesters arrested

NEW YORK — More than 700 anti-Wall Street activists were arrested in New York amid chaotic scenes on Brooklyn Bridge after the protest movement’s march against “corporate greed” was broken up by police. The activists, many of whom have been camped out in Manhattan for two weeks, were detained during…

Thousands rally against Portugal’s austerity plans

LISBON — Tens of thousands of people rallied in Portugal Saturday against the government’s austerity measures, protest organisers said, amid projections that the economic situation was far worse than expected. Government and private sector workers demonstrated in Lisbon and Porto, following a call by the country’s largest trade union federation…

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,…

Obama: Time for Congress to get its act together

President Barack Obama on Saturday called on Congress to “get its act together” and pass his American Jobs Act, which he introduced nearly three weeks ago. “Some Republicans in Congress have said that they agree with certain parts of this jobs bill,” the president said. “If so, it’s time for…

Kenya coastguard in French hostage standoff

MOMBASA, Kenya (Reuters) – Kenyan coastguards were locked in a high-seas standoff on Saturday with gunmen holding a disabled French woman hostage and the abductors fired warning shots in the air, a government minister said. The victim’s Kenyan boyfriend, John Lepapa, said six masked gunmen brandishing assault rifles stormed their…

Hayes calls out Erick Erickson’s ‘cheap lie’ on public workers

The Nation‘s editor-at-large Chris Hayes debuted his new weekend show on MSNBC Saturday morning, slamming Red State founder Erick Erickson for his smear of killed federal workers. In his closing monologue, Hayes described the recent events creating the current political climate around the country. In a mixture of “What we…

Hayes calls out Erick Erickson’s ‘cheap lie’ on public workers

The Nation‘s editor-at-large Chris Hayes debuted his new weekend show on MSNBC Saturday morning, slamming Red State founder Erick Erickson for his smear of killed federal workers. In his closing monologue, Hayes described the recent events creating the current political climate around the country. In a mixture of “What we…

Iowa Dem Rep’s grandson fends off armed intruder with shotgun

Congressman Leonard Boswell (D-Iowa) and family are safe but shaken after an armed man entered their home Saturday night demanding money. According to an AP report, the man fled when Boswell’s 22-year-old grandson retrieved a shotgun from another room. At about 10:45pm on Saturday, Boswell’s daughter Cindy Brown answered the…

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