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Police turn to violence as they evict Occupy Wall Street activists in early morning raid. →  November 15, 2011

New York (CNN) — Police in full riot gear moved in to New York’s Zuccotti Park early Tuesday morning, evicting hundreds of protesters from the site where the Occupy call to action began two months ago before spreading globally. Dozens of protesters who had camped out at the Lower Manhattan park since September 17 linked arms […]

Showdown is averted at Occupy Wall Street park →  October 14, 2011

    New York (CNN) — New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Friday that at midnight Brookfield Office Properties — the real-estate firm that owns Zuccotti Park — made the decision not to clear out Wall Street protesters from a Lower Manhattan park after the company was “inundated” with calls from public officials who threatened […]