ST PAUL, Minn., July 7 - Protesters in Chicago, New York and St. Paul, Minnesota, took to the streets on Thursday to express outrage after the second fatal police shooting of a black man in the United States in two days. ST PAUL, Minn., July 7 - Protesters in Chicago, New York and St. Paul, Minnesota, took to the streets on Thursday to express outrage after the second fatal police shooting of a black man in the United States in two days. The protests were peaceful but tension was evident after the shooting of Philando Castile, 32, by police near St. Paul late on Wednesday. His girlfriend posted live video on the internet of the bloody scene minutes afterward, which was widely viewed. Castile's death occurred within a day of the shooting of 37-year-old Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Sterling was killed during an altercation with two white police officers. Graphic video of that incident caused an outcry on social media. In Chicago, protesters shut down a stretch of the … [Read more...] about Protesters mass after another police shooting of black man in U.S.
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A judge upheld New York City's right to evict Occupy Wall Street protesters from a park on Tuesday after baton-wielding police in riot gear broke up a two-month-old demonstration against economic inequality. Bill Talen, known as Reverend Billy (C), delivers a speech to members of the Occupy Wall Street movement as they return to Zuccotti Park in New York November 15, 2011. … [Read more...] about Judge upholds eviction of Wall St. protesters
by Kieu Van The social movement "Occupy Wall Street" began spontaneously in New York City but now it's believed it will influence the 2012 US presidential election campaign. The movement, which has increase in both the quantity of participants and the quality of the demonstration, broke out as the presidential election campaign trips were looming. So the question – how long will the movement exist – will depend on the US political parties. Maybe it will last through to the 2012 election year. The Occupy Wall Street protesters demanded an end to economic inequality, corporate greed and the influence of corporate money in government. They follow three trends. First, the protesters demand Democrats and President Barack Obama, as well as Republicans, correct the strategies and tactics of running for President. They will make full use of the opportunity to constrain bank owners in Wall Street to seek changes in financial regimes. This reform could help … [Read more...] about Wall St protests to impact on US election
When you mention the word "museum," most travelers imagine the steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, or the throngs of people trying to sneak a peek at the Mona Lisa in the Louvre. While art may be the first thing to come to mind, many other subjects can be found in museums around the world. Istanbul Archaeological MuseumPhoto: Reuters To help you culture vultures plan ahead, the members and editors of travel website VirtualTourist.com (www.virtualtourist.com) have compiled a list of the "Top 10 Best Non-Art Museums." 1. The Egyptian Museum - Cairo, Egypt This museum houses the greatest collection of Egyptian art in the world, including the treasures from the Tomb of King Tutankhamun and the world's largest collection of Pharaonic antiquities. There are over 120,000 artifacts on display, from small statues to the actual mummies of Egyptian royalty, and widely recognized iconic pieces like The Gold Mask of Tutankhamun. VirtualTourist.com members agreed that it was virtually … [Read more...] about Travel Picks: Top 10 Best Non-Art Museums
VNSO Concert Tour to USA Sun 23 Oct 2011, 2 pm Carnegie Hall Mon, 24 Oct 2011, 8 pm Boston Symphony Hall VNSO will have a concert tour to USA this October with conductor HONNA Tetsuji, violin Le Hoai Nam and VNSO. VNSO will perform famous works of S.Barber, A.Dvorak, as well as some Vietnamese works. PROGRAM S.Barber: Adagio for String Đàm Linh: Violin concerto " Thăng long" A.Dvorak: Symphony No.8 G Major Op.88 Trong Com (Vietnamese folk song, arranged for the orchestra by Ngo Hoang Quan) Ly Hoai Nam (Vietnamese folk song, arranged for the orchestra by Ngo Hoang Quan) Tickets Sun 23 Oct 2011 Tickets: $60, $40, $25(Students/seniors 50% discount with proper ID at the Box Office) Box Office: 57th Street and Seventh Avenue, New York City CarnegieCharge: 212-247-7800, www.carnegiehall.org Monday 24 Oct 2011 Tickets: $55, $35, $25 (Students/seniors 50% discount with proper ID at the Box Office) Box Office: 301 Massachsetts Avenue, Boston, … [Read more...] about EVENTS FROM OCTOBER 23 TO 31