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File photo of a Walmart. (credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Walmart Employees Said To Be Planning Strikes, Protests On Black Friday

Reports indicate that Walmart employees from Alaska to New Jersey are planning to protest the superstore on Black Friday, one of the most popular shopping days of the year.

11/29/2013

File photo of a McDonald's drive-thru. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Fast-Food Workers Protest Wages With More Rallies

Fast-food workers and union activists rallied outside restaurants in the Seattle area Thursday to call for a $15-an-hour minimum wage as part of a multistate protest.

08/29/2013

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Former Governor Gary Locke Unhurt In Beijing Protest

The US Ambassador to China and former Washington Governor Gary Locke had his car surrounded by angry protesters in Beijing. Protesters in China are upset about Japan’s wartime occupation and Tokyo’s recent purchase of islands also claimed by Beijing.

09/19/2012

Damage inside the burnt US consulate building in Benghazi (Photo credit: GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Obama’s Security Breach In Libya Is Ignored By American Media

As the liberal American press and ultra-liberal bloggers inundate the Internet and newsprints with criticisms of what Mitt Romney, the GOP presidential challenger to President Barack Obama, said about Obama during the Libyan attacks and murders, throngs of foreign press and few American outlets tell the real story involved with the White House’s role in the incidents that we now know could have been prevented.

09/17/2012

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US official: Marine Team Sent To Yemen

An elite Marine rapid response team arrived in Yemen’s capital Friday in the wake of violence and protests at the U.S. Embassy, the Pentagon said.

CBS Seattle–09/14/2012

A burnt pick-up truck is seen during clashes between Egyptian protesters and riot police near the US embassy in Cairo on September 13, 2012. Protests have erupted since September 11 outside US diplomatic missions in several Arab and Muslim states by demonstrators who deem the low-budget movie "Innocence of Muslims" made in the United States as offensive to Islam. (AFP PHOTO/KHALED DESOUKI/Getty Images)

Anti-Muslim Film Promoter Outspoken On Islam

The public face for the anti-Muslim film inflaming the Middle East is a Vietnam War veteran whose unabashed hatred of radical Muslims has drawn the attention of civil libertarians.

CBS Seattle–09/13/2012

Greenpeace activists dressed in polar bear costumes and holding banners stage a protest against the heading of the an icebreaker for Shell's Arctic oil drilling project in the north of Alaska. (Photo by MICHAL CIZEK/AFP/GettyImages)

Arctic Drilling Creeps Forward Now, And In 5 Years

Shell is sending the capping stack, skimmers, boom and a containment dome on board a flotilla accompanying drill ships to Alaska’s northern shores as part of a spill response plan that has the blessing of Interior Secretary Ken Salazar. Shell expects final approvals within weeks and drilling by late this month.

07/02/2012

A protester affiliated with Occupy Wall Street speaks to a representative from the National Lawyers Guild while being arrested during a march through lower Manhattan on May 1, 2012 in New York City. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Occupy Demonstration Turns Violent In Seattle

May Day demonstrators who marched through Seattle turned violent Tuesday, as several black-clad protesters used sticks to smash downtown store windows and ran through the streets disrupting traffic.

05/01/2012

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Democracy Now Covers Anti-Austerity Protests, Syria, The President’s Budget And More

Today’s Headlines Greek Protests Spread as Parliament OKs Austerity Measures Belgium Firefighters Spray Water on Police at Anti-Austerity Protest Expanded Role for U.S. Special Operations Forces Sought Arab League Calls for Peacekeepers in Syria Obama’s […]

1090 The Fan–02/13/2012

File photo of an Occupy tent city. (Photo credit: BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Judge: Seattle College Can Evict Protesters

Occupy Seattle protesters say they’re looking for a new base, possibly an abandoned warehouse, after a judge ruled Friday that Seattle Central Community College can evict them from the campus.

12/04/2011

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