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Dem: 'Occupy Wall St.' eviction raises 'serious civil liberties questions'

Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) has issued a statement condemning the actions of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the New York Police Department in their eviction of "Occupy Wall Street" on Tuesday morning.

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'Occupy' protesters hope to shut down Wall Street with street carnival

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Protesters hope to shut down Wall Street on Thursday by holding a street carnival to mark the two-month anniversary of their campaign against economic inequality.

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CIA monitoring Twitter, Facebook for intel and tips

The Central Intelligence Agency is clandestinely gathering troves of information from social media sites, according to a huge report released Friday by The Associated Press' Kimberly Dozier.

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'Occupy Wall Street' protestors flood into court

NEW YORK — Occupy Wall Street protesters in New York shifted their fight from the streets to the court Thursday, when dozens of people arrested while marching rejected a deal for them to avoid trial.

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Second scandal in a week rocks New York cops

Sixteen New York Police Department officers pleaded not guilty to charges of widespread fixing of traffic tickets as well as more serious crimes, in the second scandal to hit the force in a week.

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Sgt. Shamar Thomas encourages veterans to join 'Occupy' movement

Sgt. Shamar Thomas, the U.S. Marine who confronted New York City police in a now-famous video from the "Occupy Wall Street" protests, appeared on Keith Olbermann's "Countdown" to discuss acts of police brutality against "Occupy" protesters, including Marine Scott Olsen, whose skull was fractured by police in Oakland. Thomas rallied veterans to march together Thursday in a show of solidarity with Olsen and to protect protesters from acts of violence by the New York Police Department.

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Occupy Wall Street protests 'police brutality'

About 500 people, including activists from the Occupy Wall Street movement, marched through New York on Saturday in protest at police abuses.

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Cornel West arrested for protesting 'stop and frisk' in New York City

Princeton professor and noted activist Cornel West was arrested last weekend for protesting in front of the Supreme Court, and on Friday afternoon he repeated the experience in New York City.

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New York Civil Liberties Union: Stop blanket surveillance of 'Occupy Wall St.'

The New York Civil Liberties Union on Thursday called on the New York Police Department to stop the 24-hour video surveillance of "Occupy Wall Street" protesters.

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FBI panel recommends expanding definition of rape

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is one step closer to updating their definition of rape to modern day standards.

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