News for 2011-12-03

Saturday, December 3, 2011
[field_image_caption-raw] White House Threatens Veto Of Indefinite Detention Bill
WASHINGTON -- Accusing the Senate of "political micromanagement" of national security, the White House Friday stood by its threat to veto a defense bill over controversial military detention provisions. The National Defense Authorization Act passed Thursday by the Senate contains a section that...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Unemployed, Liberal Groups to Hold 4-Day DC Protest
WASHINGTON — Roughly 3,000 unemployed workers from around the country are expected in the nation's capitol next week for four days of protests with labor, religious and social justice groups that say Congress cares more about America's wealthiest 1 percent than it does the masses of struggling...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Thousands Protest in India Over Dow Chemical's Olympic Sponsorship
BHOPAL, India -- Thousands protested in India Saturday against the country's decision to compete in the London Olympics despite sponsorship of the Games by a US firm linked to the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy. Marking the 27th anniversary of the industrial disaster which killed tens of thousands of...
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[field_image_caption-raw] LAPD Undercover Cops Infiltrated Occupy Camp Before Raid
LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Police Department's effort to evict Occupy L.A. protesters from their camp at City Hall included using Occupy undercover officers in the weeks leading up to Wednesday's raid, a police source said. None of the officers slept in the camp, the official said. Instead,...
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