All News Articles for 2011-11-22

Tuesday, November 22, 2011
[title] Egyptian Revolution Enters New Phase As Thousands Brave Violence to Protest Military Rule
Activists in Egypt are holding their fourth day of massive demonstrations to demand an end to military rule and a transition to a civilian government. The protests continue amidst a massive crackdown and an offer to resign from Egypt’s interim cabinet. Reports from Cairo’s main morgue said at least 33 people have been killed and more than 1,500 wounded in the military government’s crackdown. The turmoil comes as Egypt is scheduled to begin holding parliamentary elections on Monday.
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Occupy Protesters 'Mic Check' Obama in New Hampshire
Occupy New Hampshire has confirmed that they were behind the mic check today of during Obama's speech at a Manchester high school. Watch video of the event below:
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Survey: Fox News Viewers Less Informed Than Those Who Don’t Watch Any News
A new survey from Fairleigh Dickinson University has found that viewers of Fox News are less informed about world events than people who do not watch any news.
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Egypt Activists Call for 'Million-Man' Rally
Protesters mobilise in Tahrir Square, with head of the military council scheduled to address the nation.
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[title] New Weapons Used Against Occupy Protesters
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FBI Sanctioned for Lying About Existence of Surveillance Records
An order from the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California has revealed the FBI lied to the court about the existence of records requested under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), taking the position that FOIA allows it to withhold information from the court whenever it thinks this is in the interest of national security.
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U.S. Ratchets Up Economic Pressure on Iran
WASHINGTON - Under intense pressure from the U.S. Congress and U.S. presidential election politics, the Barack Obama administration Monday declared the Islamic Republic of Iran a "primary money laundering concern" - a designation that stops short of blacklisting Iran's Central Bank but is intended to persuade more foreign governments, banks and companies to curtail business with Iranian financial entities.
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