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“Occupy is a different kind of movement because we’re not trying to work within the political system,” said demonstrator Emily Reynolds. “We’re trying to build people power and we’re trying to push from the outside.”
The ‘Fierce Five’ had the honor of ringing the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange. The team also symbolically flipped the switch at the Empire State Building earlier in the day to illuminate the building red, white and blue.
Yankees closer Mariano Rivera would prefer to not know the status of his recovery from a torn ACL.
In honor of the 25th anniversary of the revolutionary station, WFAN has been invited to the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Friday at 4:00 p.m. to ring the closing bell.
Adis Medunjanin, a former security guard, agreed to become a suicide bomber targeting the New York City subway system, prosecutors said. The plan has been called the most significant terror plot on United States soil since 9/11.
In court Tuesday, Zazi, with short hair and a beard, was asked if he could identify one of the two men who were committed to killing New Yorkers. He pointed to the defendant and said in a clear voice, “I see Medunjanin.”
As a stoic Adis Medunjanin looked on, one of his alleged partners, Zareim Ahmedzay, told jurors on Monday that Medunjanin was a willing participant in the terrorist plot against New York City.
A beaming detective Kevin Brennan rang the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday, knowing he is lucky to be alive after being shot in the head while trying to arrest an armed robber less than a month ago.
The loud but largely peaceful march near Wall Street to mark the two-month anniversary of the movement occasionally descended into violent clashes. Around 300 people were arrested throughout the day.
More than 100 people have been arrested and there’s been some pushing and shoving between Occupy Wall Street protesters who launched their “Day of Action” this morning in lower Manhattan.
It has been a rough day for those who live and work in and around the Financial District as thousands of Occupy Wall Street protesters descended on the area for their so-called “Day of Action.”
Among the most notable incidents on Friday happened when one man lost his balance, and was run over by a police scooter.
Wall Street is again losing jobs because of global economic woes, threatening tax revenue for a city and state heavily reliant on the financial industry, New York Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said Tuesday.
On Monday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said “Occupy Wall Street” protesters can stay and have their say as along as they’re law-abiding. But also expressing themselves were the business owners around Zuccotti Park, who are angered.
The NYPD said that there were about a dozen arrests Wednesday night. Most of those were for disorderly conduct, but at least one arrest was as for assaulting a police officer. Police said a protester knocked an officer off his scooter.