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Oct 28, 5:58 AM EDT

Latest developments in the global Occupy protests

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/ ... 8-05-58-13

WEATHER CONCERNS

Anti-Wall Street protesters around the country who are vowing to stand their ground against the police and politicians are also digging in against a different kind of adversary: cold weather.
With the temperature dropping, they are stockpiling donated coats, blankets and scarves, trying to secure cots and military-grade tents, and getting survival tips from the homeless people who have joined their encampments.


Oct 28, 6:26 AM EDT

Arrests made at Wall St. protest in Nashville

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/ ... 8-06-26-15

"This was a group of brilliant, wonderful people that I had come to know as family, practicing democratic decision-making on public space.

And for that they were dragged away in handcuffs."


Oct 28, 6:53 AM EDT

Whirlpool to cut 5,000 jobs to reduce costs

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/ ... 8-06-53-06

THS IS WAR --HATRED OF THE PEOPLE WAR


Oct 28, 5:02 AM EDT

Greek protesters force cancellation of parade

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/E/ ... 8-05-02-06

Anti-austerity protesters have forced the cancellation of the annual military parade commemorating Greece's entry in World War II.

President Karolos Papoulias called the Friday protest "shameful." Papoulias, Defense Minister Panos Beglitis and other officials left the stands after the event was canceled.


Italy Falls Short of Bond-Sale Target as Borrowing Costs Rise at Auction

Oct 28, 2011 7:02 AM ET

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-10-2 ... pt-29.html

Italy’s borrowing costs rose to a euro-era record at a sale of three-year bonds,


Foreign Ministry Spokesman on DPRK-U.S. High-level Talks

10 27 11

http://www.kcna.co.jp/item/2011/201110/ ... -09ee.html

The DPRK side remains unchanged in its stand to resume the six-party talks at an early date without precondition to implement the September 19 joint statement for the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula in a comprehensive and balanced manner on the principle of simultaneous actions.


A Rally of over a Million Citizens in Lattakia to Support Syria's Independent Decision against Foreign Interference

Oct 28, 2011

http://www.sana.sy/eng/337/2011/10/28/378207.htm

Ceremonies of this popular festival started by observing a moment of silence followed by singing the national anthem of Syria, while participants raised a 2.5km-long Syrian flag.

"We swear to God we will remain loyal to our leader and Syrian Army" the crowds, who represented all sections of the Syrian society in Lattakia, swore with a loud voice, expressing their support to President al-Assad's leadership in the reform program which aims at laying the bases of justice, freedom and democracy.

PHOTOS


Why Tanzania's cotton crop is still bound up with poverty

Friday 28 October 2011 10.35 EDT

http://www.guardian.co.uk/global-develo ... op-poverty

Tanzania's cotton board has announced that from December this year, when farmers start to plant their cotton again, a new type of "contract" farming will be rolled out.

"Contract farming", introduced by the UK-based charity the Gatsby Charitable Foundation, establishes direct contracts between farmers and ginneries, removing the agent from the process. Farmers' business groups will replace the agents.

As part of the contract, the ginneries provide the farmers with "inputs" – such as fertilisers, pesticides, seeds, and [>] tractors to plough the fields – to improve the amount and quality of cotton grown.


Fukushima released 'twice as much' radioactive material as first thought

Friday 28 October 2011 02.40 EDT

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/oc ... e-material

The report says about a fifth of the caesium fell on land in Japan, while most of the rest fell into the Pacific Ocean. About 2% came down on land outside Japan

caesium-137 is dangerous because it can last for decades in the environment, releasing cancer-causing radiation.

JAPAN SHOOTS SELF IN FOOT TRYING TO BUILD OWN NUKES

SUPERPOWER BOMBS SECRET REACTOR IN NORTH-EAST JAPAN

Unexpected results: earthquake and tsunami

Expected cover story: Earthquake! Tsunami! Not Us!!


New York marches in solidarity with Occupy Oakland

Thursday 27 October 2011 22.34 EDT

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/oc ... cott-olsen

"This is for Scott Olsen," said Sergeant Shamar Thomas, as he marched on Wednesday night in honour of his fellow Marine.


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