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Internet Activists Try to Force Dropbox to Remove Condi Rice from Board

A petition is demanding users ask Dropbox to remove Condoleeza Rice from its board; she was appointed Wednesday to help with privacy and expansion plans. The former secretary of state under George W. Bush was appointed to the board of Dropbox, a clou ...

Huge California party spirals into violent clash

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — About 100 people were arrested and at least 44 people were taken to the hospital during a weekend college party in Southern California that devolved into a rock- and bottle-throwing melee, forcing police to fire tear gas ...

Sharpton, Uninformed but Ready with Accusations Against NYC Cops

[caption id="attachment_9110" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]NEW YORK (AP) — The Rev. Al Sharpton, civil rights leaders and representatives from the retail industry met Thursday with New York Police Department Commissioner Will ...

Blarney Blowout in Amherst, Mass., results in 44 arrests

The 2014 Blarney Blowout at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst led to dozens of arrests and police in riot gear dispersing students, officials said. Police estimated several thousand Amherst students celebrated the annual event near several a ...

Code Pink founder detained in Cairo, says police injured her

CAIRO -- Authorities detained and then turned away a San Francisco-based political activist after she arrived in Egypt with the intention of traveling to the Gaza Strip, Egyptian officials said Tuesday. The activist, Medea Benjamin, boarded a return ...

I-95 protesters slam Obama

[caption id="attachment_26557" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]A couple dozen protesters gathered on the Interstate 95 overpass on Cowan Boulevard Friday morning to call for the impeachment of President Barack Obama and show sup ...

Tea Party group takes to the overpass

Cars speeding below them honked and drivers held thumbs up out their windows in support of demonstrators standing on the Tucker Street overpass Friday afternoon. They held up American flags and signs reading "Defund Obamacare," "Benghazi," "Impeach O ...

MoveOn.org runs ad opposing Syrian action

WASHINGTON - A new TV ad that urges Congress to oppose U.S. military strikes against Syria underscores the difficulty President Barack Obama is having in getting war-weary liberals to support him. The 30-second ad by the liberal activist group MoveOn ...

Anti-war protesters denounce Obama's Syria strike plan in LA

Hundreds of protesters marched through downtown Los Angeles streets Saturday afternoon to denounce proposed military action in Syria. The group condemned President Barack Obama's decision to ask Congress to approve strikes in the Middle Eastern count ...

Activitists end sit-in protest at Capitol in Tallahassee

TALLAHASSEE -- The month-long student protest in the Florida Capitol will come to an end on Thursday, the Miami-based group known as the Dream Defenders announced. "After 31 days and 30 nights, we are leaving the Capitol for our next phase," Dream De ...


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