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  • Occupy Wall Street protesters are the extremists, not the tea party

    Occupy Wall Street protesters are the extremists, not the tea party
    Brian Phillips is the head of communications for the NYC General Assembly, the group primarily responsible for occupying Wall Street. I learned about him while listening to National Public Radio's "Morning Edition." According to NPR, Phillips is "an ex-...
  • PASSINGS: Robert C. Pierpoint, Aron Kupperman, Begum Nusrat Bhutto

    ROBERT C. PIERPOINT CBS News correspondent covered six presidents Robert C. Pierpoint, 86, a CBS News correspondent who covered six presidents, the Korean War, the Kennedy assassination and the Iranian hostage crisis in a career that spanned more than...
  • A Pyrrhic victory?

    A Pyrrhic victory?
    Algerian forces claimed a decisive victory this weekend over al-Qaida-affiliated Islamist militants who took over a giant natural gas plant near the country's border with Mali last week and threatened to kill hostages and blow up the facility. But the...
  • Google's SayNow rolls out service aimed at allowing Egyptians to tweet by voice

     
    Google bought SayNow on Jan. 25 and less than a week later the company has rolled out a new service aimed at helping people in Egypt send messages on Twitter, using a phone. The service, called Speek To Tweet, was announced Monday on Google's official...
  • EGYPT: American expat in Cairo watches revolution

     
    Just one Friday ago, immediately after the afternoon call to prayer, a few thousand protestors were repelled from a mosque in Giza by rubber bullets, water hoses and clouds of tear gas. A stone’s throw away were young mothers with......
  • IRAN: Hundreds march at funeral for slain student amid tension in Tehran

     
    Under tight security, hundreds of Iranians marched through the streets Wednesday in a government-sanctioned funeral for Tehran Art University student Saane Zhaleh, who died in violent clashes between pro-reform demonstrators and the police Monday....
  • Egyptian man names his baby girl 'Facebook,' reports say

     
    An Egyptian man has named his recently-born baby girl "Facebook" in the wake of the 18-days of protests that used social media as an organizing tool to overthrow the government there. Al-Ahram, an Egyptian newspaper, first reported that Gamal Ibrahim, a...
  • LIBYA: Exiled royal calls on world to stop the 'massacre,' remove Kadafi

     
    Muhammad al Senussi, the heir apparent in Libya's overthrown monarchy, called on the international community Thursday to help oust Libyan strongman Moammar Kadafi and denounced the "massacre" he said was being committed against his countrymen. In an...
  • China lifts block on LinkedIn

     
    After China blocked LinkedIn on Thursday, users can once again access the career-oriented social networking site. The freeze lasted more than 24 hours, according to Bloomberg. Within the country, the “Great Firewall” has already shut down...
  • BAHRAIN: King shuffles Cabinet as demonstrations continue

     
    Bahrain's Sunni King Hamed ibn Isa Khalifa replaced four members of the country's Cabinet on Saturday, including two members of the royal family, as demonstrations calling for democratic reforms and a crackdown on corruption continued in the island...
  • IRAN: After Mousavi, Karroubi disappear, U.S. urges Iran to 'allow active dialogue among its citizens'

     
    The White House on Sunday urged Iran to allow active dialogue among its citizens, accusing the government of "ongoing hypocrisy" after a human-rights group said two opposition figures had been moved from where they were detained under house arrest. The......