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Massive protest planned in Russia

Dec 9, 2011
The biggest anti-Kremlin demonstration in recent Russian history is planned for tomorrow. It follows smaller protests all this week, after Russian elections delivered a victory to Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's ruling political party
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Mid-day Extra: Todd Gitlin on the Occupy Wall Street protests

Oct 19, 2011
An extended version of our interview with Columbia professor (and experienced protester) Todd Gitlin on the Occupy Wall Street movement.
Posted In: Wall Street, protests

What the protestors at Occupy Wall Street are angry about

Sep 30, 2011
This final note on the way out today, a word or two about the protests in Lower Manhattan that've become known as Occupy Wall Street. Maybe a cou...
Posted In: Final Note, Occupy Wall Street, protests

Internet shut off in Syria

Jun 3, 2011
That's the news as of a short time ago. The Syrian government says it has shut off all internet access across the country, including on 3G networks...
Posted In: Egypt, Internet, protests, syria, Tunisia

Reporter's Notebook: Egypt's Tahrir Square by day and night

Feb 28, 2011
Tahrir Square, in the center of downtown Cairo, is now the heart of Egypt's revolution. And like Paris's Bastille and Beijing's Tiananmen, it's...
Posted In: Egypt, middle east, protests

MID-DAY UPDATE: Violence escalates in Libya, concerns mount over rising oil prices

Feb 25, 2011
Violent protests continue today in Libya. After reports of mass killings of anti-government protesters, the United Nations top human rights office...
Posted In: bailout, BP, CBS, deep water drilling, Gaddafi, Gulf of Mexico, Gulf oil spill, Ireland, Libya, mid-day update, middle east, NATO, North Africa, Oil, protests, television, United Nations, violence

MID-DAY UPDATE: Unrest in Libya causes oil prices to spike; home prices fell in December

Feb 22, 2011
Oil giant Shell has moved all of its foreign workers out of Libya, following a similar move by BP late last week. With protests in Libya escalating...
Posted In: BP, case shiller, home prices, housing market, Libya, mid-day update, Oil, oil industry, oil price, Pittsburgh, protests, Saudi Arabia, Shell, Standard & Poor's, turmoil, unrest

MID-DAY UPDATE: Dodd-Frank, budget cuts, Middle East and Lap-Band

Feb 17, 2011
The Senate banking committee today is questioning regulators of the Dodd-Frank law to gauge how much they've improved the financial system. The law...
Posted In: afghanistan, Bahrain, budget, deficit-cutting, deficits, Dodd-Frank law, FDA, Kabul Bank, Lap-band, mid-day update, middle east, protests, regulation, Senate, weight loss

MID-DAY UPDATE: Obama's budget cuts, protests in Bahrain, and billable hours

Feb 14, 2011
President Obama has released his budget proposal for the 2012 federal spending plan. A growing national deficit has prompted the White House to...
Posted In: Bahrain, budget, budget cuts, deficit-cutting, deficits, Egypt, lawyers, medicaid, Medicare, mid-day update, obama budget, protests, Social Security

Swiss freeze potential Mubarak assets

Feb 11, 2011
A spokesman from the Swiss foreign ministry confirmed the ministry has frozen assets that may belong to now-former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak...
Posted In: banking, Egypt, Hosni Mubarak, protests, Swiss, Switzerland

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