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Bomb-Making Chemicals, Assault Rifles Found in Doctor’s Home, Prosecutor Says

Bomb-Making Chemicals, Assault Rifles Found in Doctor’s Home, Prosecutor Says

ABC News(RIDGEWOOD, N.J.) — Large amounts of chemicals commonly used to make bombs were found in the basement of a New Jersey doctor, along with assault rifles and a stun gun, prosecutors said Sunday. Dr. Roberto Rivera, 60, who according to some repo…

Jay-Z’s One Problem with the 99 Percent

Jay-Z’s One Problem with the 99 Percent

PRNewsFoto/BET Networks(NEW YORK) — Jay-z has rapped about “99 problems,” and now he’s identifying one of them: the 99 percent.In an interview with the New York Times, the “Empire State of Mind” rapper and mogul dished ou…

DNA Link Between ‘Occupy’ Protest and Student’s Slaying in Doubt

DNA Link Between ‘Occupy’ Protest and Student’s Slaying in Doubt

Comstock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A DNA match between material on a slain jogger’s CD player in 2004 and on a chain used by Occupy Wall Street to hold open a subway entrance last year now appears very likely the result of the same person having handled …

DNA Links Student’s Slaying to ‘Occupy’ Protest

DNA Links Student’s Slaying to ‘Occupy’ Protest

Comstock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — DNA found on a chain used by Occupy Wall Street protesters might lead New York police to new clues in the unsolved 2004 slaying of Julliard student Sarah Fox. DNA found on Fox’s CD player has been linked to DNA found on…

‘May Day’ Protesters Rally From Coast to Coast

‘May Day’ Protesters Rally From Coast to Coast

EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/GettyImages(NEW YORK) — Police detained at least six people in New York as Occupy demonstrators and labor and immigration activists participated in “May Day” protests across the country on Tuesday. Protest organizers said they inte…

Former ’60s Activist Bill Ayers Among May Day Protesters

Former ’60s Activist Bill Ayers Among May Day Protesters

May Day Protest in NYC. EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/GettyImages(CHICAGO) — Occupy protesters have amped up May Day labor demonstrations across the country with a wide range of partnering organizations and individuals. Former 60s anti-war activist William &ld…

May Day Protest? Banks Get White Powder Envelopes

May Day Protest? Banks Get White Powder Envelopes

Scott Eells/Bloomberg via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Envelopes containing suspicious powder were sent through the mail to at least seven locations in Manhattan, primarily Wells Fargo banks, in an apparent May Day protest, police officials said.”This is …

OWS Protesters March in New York Against NYPD’s ‘Brutality’

OWS Protesters March in New York Against NYPD’s ‘Brutality’

Andrew Burton/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Hundreds of Occupy Wall Street supporters marched in New York City on Saturday to protest what they called the NYPD’s “acts of brutality” against demonstrators and to demand the resignation of P…

US Freedom of the Press Ranked 47th in the World

US Freedom of the Press Ranked 47th in the World

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(PARIS) — “Crackdown” was the word of the year in 2011, according to Reporters Without Borders.The organization made the designation in its annual World Press Freedom Index, which listed the U.S. 47th in its rankings.The U.S. w…

Oil Union Threatens to Stop Production in Nigeria

Oil Union Threatens to Stop Production in Nigeria

STR/AFP/Getty Images(LAGOS, Nigeria) — Nigeria’s largest oil union met with President Goodluck Jonathan on Saturday to discuss resolving the removal of the fuel subsidy which has sparked protests nationwide and in the Diaspora. On Jan. 1 Nigeria …

Mitt Romney Gets ‘Occupied’ at Iowa Rally

Mitt Romney Gets ‘Occupied’ at Iowa Rally

ABC News(CLIVE, Iowa) — For the first time since launching his presidential campaign, Mitt Romney got a visit from Occupy Wall Street protesters during a rally Monday night just outside Des Moines, Iowa.Midway through his stump speech, Romney was inte…

Occupy Iowa: Police Arrest 5 Outside Ron Paul’s Office

Occupy Iowa: Police Arrest 5 Outside Ron Paul’s Office

Alex Wong/Getty Images(ANKENY, Iowa) — Ron Paul has been officially occupied. A handful of Occupy Des Moines members blocked the entrance to Paul’s campaign headquarters in Ankeny, Iowa, on Thursday, demanding that the front-runner in the GOP pr…

‘Occupiers’ Plan Week of Protests Ahead of Iowa Caucuses

‘Occupiers’ Plan Week of Protests Ahead of Iowa Caucuses

Spencer Platt/Getty Images(DES MOINES, Iowa) — An offshoot of the Occupy Wall Street movement met Tuesday evening to organize and plan protests in Iowa’s capitol during the week leading up to the state’s caucuses next Tuesday.About 200 peo…

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