Protests are planned for cities across the US to mark the two-month anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement in New York. Officials said demonstrators could take to New York City’s streets in their tens of thousands on Thursday. Organisers are hoping for a street carnival and rally at the New York Stock Exchange from 07:00 (12:00 GMT). The event… Read more →
Greece is bracing for a large rally to mark the anniversary of the student uprising in 1973 that helped bring down the country’s military dictatorship. The march is expected to be joined by protesters against planned austerity measures, which Greece must implement to tackle its growing debt crisis. Some 7,000 policemen are being deployed in Athens amid fears that the… Read more →
(CNN) — Severe weather — including suspected tornadoes — swept through the South on Wednesday, killing at least four people and injuring others, officials said.0
NEW YORK – Organizers of protests and marches Thursday in New York City for the two-month anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement are calling for non-violent demonstrations, but that hasn’t stopped some protesters from demanding a fiery confrontation with authorities. “On the 17th, we’re going to burn New York City to the … ground,” one protester can be heard… Read more →
Pop the champagne — the U.S. debt just surpassed $15 trillion. The inauspicious milestone comes as Congress tries anew to slash billions of dollars from the federal budget and at least slow the rise in the national debt. But the $15 trillion mark puts the congressional effort in perspective.
By clicking on this article, you will be directed to Occupy Wall Street official site, where you can print this poster. The intention behind it, is “Shut Down Wall Street, Occupy The Subways, Take The Square”, and “Resist Austerity, Reclaim The Economy, Recreate Our Democracy”
A short statement was read out to the Knesset (Israel’s parliament by cabinet member Michael Eitan Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 16. It read: “Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu informed the full Knesset plenum that all options are on the table when it comes to Iran’s nuclear program. The prime minister and the authorized bodies are acting to stop the nuclear armament of… Read more →
The employee complaints about financial difficulties come amid continued legal turmoil surrounding MF Global’s implosion. The US Attorney’s office, the FBI, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and others are investigating the circumstances surrounding the firm’s demise, as well as nearly $600 million still missing from customer accounts. MF Global recently announced that it has fired most of its employees in… Read more →
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service said Tuesday it has lost $5.1 billion in the past year, pushing it closer to imminent default on a multibillion-dollar payment and to future bankruptcy as the weak economy and increased Internet use drive down mail volume. The financial losses for the year ended Sept. 30 came despite deep cuts of more than… Read more →
(CNN)–Big changes are coming to the Catholic Mass on Thanksgiving weekend as the church enters the liturgical season of advent. The changes are to English translations of the original Latin of the Roman Missal, which guides Catholic worship services.