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New York’s Wall Street “Zombie” Movement Growing As Seven Hundred Arrested

Seven hundred protesters were arrested on the Brooklyn Bridge in New York over the weekend as the Occupy Wall Street demonstration continued to gain attention in North America. The leaderless protests began three weeks ago with a handful of college students camping out in Zuccotti Park, a plaza near New York’s financial center. The students were speaking out against a variety of causes, including corporate greed, social inequity, and global climate change. The number of protesters grew, and the first mass arrest of about 100 people took place on September 24 after protesters marched out of the Financial District into other areas of the city. Protesters have garnered media attention by combining business dress with … Read entire article »

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9/11 Remembered At 10 Year Anniversary Of Horrific Attacks

It is an emotional weekend for thousands of Americans, Canadians, British and people in many other countries, as the world remembers the horrors of the terrorism attacks on the United States on 11 September, 2001. Ceremonies were held at Ground Zero in New York with President Obama paying tribute to the thousands who died that day, a day which changed so many lives forever, and not just the lives of Americans. On Saturday, over seven thousand people went to the dedication of the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, which is a tribute to the 40 passengers and crew aboard the jet who so bravely fought against their hijackers but who were killed when their plane crashed. The tears are flowing for many as videos and images of that terrible day are replayed … Read entire article »

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