News for 2011-10-15

Saturday, October 15, 2011
[field_image_caption-raw] Day of 'Global Revolution' Comes to London as Thousands of Demonstrators Take Over the City
Protesters inspired by the growing 'Occupy Wall Street' movement in the U.S have today taken over the City of London. Thousands have descended on the area known as the Square Mile - under the banner 'Occupy the Stock Exchange' - for a 'peaceful protest' against the global financial system. They had...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Mexico's Newest Export to US May Be Water
SAN DIEGO -- Mexico ships televisions, cars, sugar and medical equipment to the United States. Soon, it may be sending water north. Western states are looking south of the border for water to fill drinking glasses, flush toilets and sprinkle lawns, as four major U.S. water districts help plan one...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Liberal Senators Urge State Department to Toss Out Tar Sands Pipeline Review
Three liberal senators on Friday called on the State Department to conduct a new environmental analysis of a controversial proposed oil pipeline.
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[field_image_caption-raw] UN Warns of Civil War in Syria as Death Toll Mounts
AMMAN, JORDAN—Syrian forces shot dead at least six people protesting against President Bashar al-Assad on Friday, activists said, and the United Nations called for international protection for civilians from a crackdown it said could lead to civil war. Friday's shootings, near Aleppo and in suburbs...
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[field_image_caption-raw] 'Indignant' Activists Launch Worldwide Protests
Activists scuffled with police in London and decried the wealthy in Hong Kong on Saturday as an unprecedented outcry against corporate greed and government cutbacks spread worldwide. Inspired by America's "Occupy Wall Street" and Spain's "Indignants", people took to the streets in a rolling action...
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[title] Naomi Klein: 'The Stakes Are Too High for Us Not to Make the Absolute Most of This Moment'
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