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Sunday, 03 March 2013 19:00

US in Picture

Tens of thousands of protesters marched through the streets of Washington, DC, on Sunday to protest the controversial Keystone XL project, which would see an oil pipeline run across the US Midwest.
A Native American man criticized protesters at an Arizona rally against illegal immigration, calling them the real “illegals” for invading his country and killing Native Americans when Europeans first settled on US soil.

 

A massive anti-abortion march hit Washington, DC, on Friday as tens of thousands opposed to the right to choose descended on the National Mall to protest Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1971 decision that legalized the termination of pregnancies.
Pro-gun rallies have been held across the US demanding the White House curb its sweeping new gun-control proposals and to defend the second amendment of the constitution.
Four people have been killed inside a house in Aurora, Colorado, including the gunman. It remains unclear whether officers shot the suspect or if he shot himself.
Monday, 17 December 2012 09:06

Connecticut Elementary School Shooting

A gunman went on a murderous rampage in a Connecticut elementary school on Friday, killing at least 27 people, including 20 children, in what has become one of the deadliest shootings sprees in US history.
Wednesday, 12 December 2012 21:43

Anti-Union Law Ignites Mass Protests In Michigan

The Michigan governor has signed into law controversial anti-union legislation. This comes as thousands of demonstrators took to the streets Tuesday to protest the Republican-backed right-to-work bills.

 

A freight train derailment in southern New Jersey has caused a spill of vinyl chloride. Four tank cars were dumped into Mantua Creek, Paulsboro, on Friday and at least one of them is leaking the hazardous material.
Black Friday. The very word conjures up images of trampled consumers fighting their way into retail stores at four o’clock in the morning. For some, it’s a day to score unbeatable bargains. For others, it turns out to be nothing short of a nightmare.