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19 Nov

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Saif al-Islam Gaddafi arrested in Libya

 
Officials say son of deceased Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has been detained near Ubari in country’s south.
Last Modified: 19 Nov 2011 18:46 GMT

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Clashes erupt in Cairo ahead of elections

 
Thousands of police battle with protesters for control of Tahrir Square, injuring at least 81 people.
Last Modified: 19 Nov 2011 18:13 GMT

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egypt Clashes in Tahrir square

Clashes in Cairo leave dozens injured

Egyptian government security forces open fire on thousands of anti-junta protesters in Tahrir Square, leaving 81 injured

Capitol building

In DC, knowledge is not only power – it’s money, too

Ana Marie Cox: Congressmen are exempt from laws against insider trading, so if you know stuff, you’d have to be really dumb not to use it, right?

A historical precedent that might prove a bonus for Occupy Wall Street

In 1932, a police and army attack on the Bonus Army of impoverished first world war veterans helped seal the New Deal

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Bonus Army marchers confront police, 1932

Bonus Army marchers confront police, 1932. Photograph: US National Archives

This Tuesday’s pre-dawn destruction of the Zuccotti Park encampment of Occupy Wall Street by New York City police in riot gear has been seen by some as a serious defeat for the movement. A day after 142 Occupy Wall Street protestors were arrested and Zuccotti Park was cleared, the New York Daily News, which has been hostile to Occupy Wall Street since it began, reported, “Camp Zuccotti appears to be gone for good now.”……………………….

 

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