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Cop who punched Occupy Wall Street protester gets tax-free disability pension Deputy Inspector Johnny Cardona has been granted three-quarters tax free disability pension of roughly $120,000 a year for injuries suffered during his violent encounter
Video Interview font size Media While no Credit Suisse executives will be heading to jail for facilitating widespread tax evasion, Occupy Wall Street protester Cecily McMillan has been sentenced to three months in jail and five years of probation.
Argentina (AP) Argentina's populist government is proposing a crackdown on street protests amid increasing unrest over the souring economy. The new rules dismayed many of its natural allies Thursday, who called it a worrisome retreat after a decade
Anti-government demonstrators in Thailand swarmed polling stations in the capital Sunday and chained their doors shut to block voters from getting inside, reneging on a pledge not obstruct advance voting for a contentious general election scheduled
After several days of relative calm in Bangkok, the main opposition party raised the stakes Sunday by resigning en masse from parliament in protest over a government they claim is illegitimate...The Democrats, who have not won an election since 1992,
About a thousand people staged a street protest in the Philippines on Wednesday in the second Internet-fuelled demonstration in three weeks against alleged large-scale corruption by members of parliament. The rally at a Catholic shrine featured a
The Thai capital is bracing for possible unrest this week, with street protests expected over moves in parliament that could eventually lead to a pardon for ousted Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra. Protesters calling themselves the People's Army
Business executive Sasha Bezuhanova feels her life has come full circle. More than two decades ago she took part in pro-democracy protests against Bulgaria's crumbling communist regime. Now 50, she is back on the streets with thousands of others to
The people of New Delhi have become increasingly better at street protests, even though it is a new experience for most of them. The Indian government, on the other hand, continues to bumble about with no talent for cooling down enraged citizens.
Gennadiy and Dmitry Gudkov were ejected from the party after they failed to respond to a warning issued over a month ago. Fair Russia told them and two more top party members Ilya Ponomaryov and Oleg Shein that the four must decide whether to remain