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Submission + - Democracy Now: Illegal Police Arrest in Minnesota

AZhun writes: "Under
Heard via Air America's Tom Hartman Show on Sept 2nd, about report of police raids by authorities around the Republican National Convention sweeping up 280. Amy Goodman gave brief guest interview about one raid that morning of August 31st.Democracy Now was witness to a raid on a known video documentary group. It later turned out police raiders were using a warrant issued for a different location. The Democracy Now team members in covering were roughed up and arrested while attempting to interview the property owner who initially was also being detained along with the renting visitors.

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Update: Democracy Now!'s Amy Goodman, Sharif Abdel Kouddous and Nicole Salazar Released After Illegal Arrest at RNC
dated: 1-Sept-2008 at Democracy Now website
See the video of Amy Goodman's Arrest:"

Submission + - Steve Ballmer Gets Egged in Budapest

AZhun writes: "The Budapest Sun Staff has a short English write up and the video of Microsoft CEO getting egged at a lecture at Budapest's Corvinus University. The demonstrator leaves without a major hassle and Ballmer sans suite coat recovers with apparent good humor. My Magyarul is not up to catch all of the comments, but the paper seems to think it might be aimed as protest to champion domestic software.

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