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Occupy Oakland Protests

India TV News Desk [ Updated: November 04, 2011 16:00 IST ]
  • Occupy Oakland protesters close the intersection of 14th and Broadway in downtown Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011. Oakland's citywide general strike, a hastily planned and ambitious action called by Occupy protesters a day after police forcibly removed their City Hall encampment last week, seeks to shut down the Port of Oakland and other symbols of financial greed in their view. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
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    Occupy Oakland protesters close the intersection of 14th and Broadway in downtown Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011. Oakland's citywide general strike, a hastily planned and ambitious action called by Occupy protesters a day after police forcibly removed their City Hall encampment last week, seeks to shut down the Port of Oakland and other symbols of financial greed in their view. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

  • Occupy Oakland protesters block the passage of a transit bus Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011, in Oakland, Calif. Oakland's citywide general strike, a hastily planned and ambitious action called by Occupy protesters a day after police forcibly removed their City Hall encampment last week, seeks to shut down the Port of Oakland. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
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    Occupy Oakland protesters block the passage of a transit bus Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011, in Oakland, Calif. Oakland's citywide general strike, a hastily planned and ambitious action called by Occupy protesters a day after police forcibly removed their City Hall encampment last week, seeks to shut down the Port of Oakland. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

  • Occupy Oakland protesters rally in front of the State of California building Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011, in Oakland, Calif. Oakland's citywide general strike, a hastily planned and ambitious action called by Occupy protesters a day after police forcibly removed their City Hall encampment last week, seeks to shut down the Port of Oakland. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
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    Occupy Oakland protesters rally in front of the State of California building Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011, in Oakland, Calif. Oakland's citywide general strike, a hastily planned and ambitious action called by Occupy protesters a day after police forcibly removed their City Hall encampment last week, seeks to shut down the Port of Oakland. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

  • Occupy Oakland protesters rally Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011, in Oakland, Calif. Oakland's citywide general strike, a hastily planned and ambitious action called by Occupy protesters a day after police forcibly removed their City Hall encampment last week, seeks to shut down the Port of Oakland. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
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    Occupy Oakland protesters rally Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011, in Oakland, Calif. Oakland's citywide general strike, a hastily planned and ambitious action called by Occupy protesters a day after police forcibly removed their City Hall encampment last week, seeks to shut down the Port of Oakland. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

  • Occupy Oakland protesters march Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011, in Oakland, Calif. Thousands of anti Wall Street protesters are in the streets of Oakland, as part of a day long series of events aimed at showing the movement's strength and unity. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
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    Occupy Oakland protesters march Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011, in Oakland, Calif. Thousands of anti Wall Street protesters are in the streets of Oakland, as part of a day long series of events aimed at showing the movement's strength and unity. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

  • A bank employee tries to get protesters to move their banner from blocking the door of a Chase bank in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011. Thousands of anti Wall Street protesters are in the streets of Oakland, as part of a day long series of events aimed at showing the movement's strength and unity. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)
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    A bank employee tries to get protesters to move their banner from blocking the door of a Chase bank in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011. Thousands of anti Wall Street protesters are in the streets of Oakland, as part of a day long series of events aimed at showing the movement's strength and unity. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

  • Occupy Oakland protesters rally in front of a Wells Fargo bank Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011, in Oakland, Calif. Thousands of anti Wall Street protesters are in the streets of Oakland, as part of a day long series of events aimed at showing the movement's strength and unity. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
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    Occupy Oakland protesters rally in front of a Wells Fargo bank Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011, in Oakland, Calif. Thousands of anti Wall Street protesters are in the streets of Oakland, as part of a day long series of events aimed at showing the movement's strength and unity. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

  • Occupy Oakland protesters march Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011, through Oakland, Calif. Thousands of anti Wall Street protesters are in the streets of Oakland, Calif., as part of a day long series of events aimed at showing the movement's strength and unity. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
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    Occupy Oakland protesters march Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011, through Oakland, Calif. Thousands of anti Wall Street protesters are in the streets of Oakland, Calif., as part of a day long series of events aimed at showing the movement's strength and unity. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

  • A protesters block the door of a Bank of America branch in Oakland, Calif., Wedesday, Nov. 2, 2011. Thousands of anti Wall Street protesters are in the streets of Oakland, Calif., as part of a day long series of events aimed at showing the movement's strength and unity. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)
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    A protesters block the door of a Bank of America branch in Oakland, Calif., Wedesday, Nov. 2, 2011. Thousands of anti Wall Street protesters are in the streets of Oakland, Calif., as part of a day long series of events aimed at showing the movement's strength and unity. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

  • Anti Wall Street protesters prepare to march in the streets of Chicago joining a national day of protests in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011. Students from several area colleges protested in solidarity with Occupy Oakland and Scott Olsen, a two tour Iraq War veteran whose skull was fractured last week when police moved in on an Oakland encampment. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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    Anti Wall Street protesters prepare to march in the streets of Chicago joining a national day of protests in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011. Students from several area colleges protested in solidarity with Occupy Oakland and Scott Olsen, a two tour Iraq War veteran whose skull was fractured last week when police moved in on an Oakland encampment. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

  • An Occupy Oakland protester carries a sign Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011, in Oakland, Calif. Oakland's citywide general strike, a hastily planned and ambitious action called by Occupy protesters a day after police forcibly removed their City Hall encampment last week, seeks to shut down the Port of Oakland. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
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    An Occupy Oakland protester carries a sign Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011, in Oakland, Calif. Oakland's citywide general strike, a hastily planned and ambitious action called by Occupy protesters a day after police forcibly removed their City Hall encampment last week, seeks to shut down the Port of Oakland. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

  • An Occupy Oakland protester wears makeup in observance of the traditional Mexican holiday Day of the Dead, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011, in Oakland, Calif. Oakland's citywide general strike, a hastily planned and ambitious action called by Occupy protesters a day after police forcibly removed their City Hall encampment last week, seeks to shut down the Port of Oakland. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
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    An Occupy Oakland protester wears makeup in observance of the traditional Mexican holiday Day of the Dead, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011, in Oakland, Calif. Oakland's citywide general strike, a hastily planned and ambitious action called by Occupy protesters a day after police forcibly removed their City Hall encampment last week, seeks to shut down the Port of Oakland. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

  • An Occupy Oakland protester, who gave her name as Nancy, top right, scales a pole while hanging a protest banner on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011, in Oakland, Calif. Thousands of Wall Street protesters marched in the streets of Oakland as they geared up with labor unions to picket banks, take over foreclosed homes and vacant buildings and disrupt operations at the fifth busiest U.S. port. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
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    An Occupy Oakland protester, who gave her name as Nancy, top right, scales a pole while hanging a protest banner on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011, in Oakland, Calif. Thousands of Wall Street protesters marched in the streets of Oakland as they geared up with labor unions to picket banks, take over foreclosed homes and vacant buildings and disrupt operations at the fifth busiest U.S. port. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

  • An Occupy Oakland protester smashes a sign at a Wells Fargo bank branch on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011, in Oakland, Calif. Thousands of Wall Street protesters marched in the streets of Oakland as they geared up with labor unions to picket banks, take over foreclosed homes and vacant buildings and disrupt operations at the fifth busiest U.S. port. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
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    An Occupy Oakland protester smashes a sign at a Wells Fargo bank branch on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011, in Oakland, Calif. Thousands of Wall Street protesters marched in the streets of Oakland as they geared up with labor unions to picket banks, take over foreclosed homes and vacant buildings and disrupt operations at the fifth busiest U.S. port. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

  • A small group of Occupy Oakland protesters smash windows at a Wells Fargo bank branch on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011, in Oakland, Calif. Thousands of Wall Street protesters marched in the streets of Oakland as they geared up with labor unions to picket banks, take over foreclosed homes and vacant buildings and disrupt operations at the fifth busiest U.S. port. Officials described the protests as peaceful and orderly and said no arrests had been made. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
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    A small group of Occupy Oakland protesters smash windows at a Wells Fargo bank branch on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011, in Oakland, Calif. Thousands of Wall Street protesters marched in the streets of Oakland as they geared up with labor unions to picket banks, take over foreclosed homes and vacant buildings and disrupt operations at the fifth busiest U.S. port. Officials described the protests as peaceful and orderly and said no arrests had been made. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

  • Occupy Oakland protesters stand outside of a Wells Fargo bank in Oakland, Calif., Weds., Nov. 2, 2011. Thousands of Occupy Wall Street protesters escalated their tactics beyond marches, rallies and tent camps Wednesday and moved to disrupt the flow of goods at the nation's fifth busiest port. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)
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    Occupy Oakland protesters stand outside of a Wells Fargo bank in Oakland, Calif., Weds., Nov. 2, 2011. Thousands of Occupy Wall Street protesters escalated their tactics beyond marches, rallies and tent camps Wednesday and moved to disrupt the flow of goods at the nation's fifth busiest port. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

  • Anti Wall Street protesters prepare to march in the streets of Chicago joining a national day of protests in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011. Students from several area colleges protested in solidarity with Occupy Oakland and Scott Olsen, a two tour Iraq War veteran whose skull was fractured last week when police moved in on an Oakland encampment. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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    Anti Wall Street protesters prepare to march in the streets of Chicago joining a national day of protests in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011. Students from several area colleges protested in solidarity with Occupy Oakland and Scott Olsen, a two tour Iraq War veteran whose skull was fractured last week when police moved in on an Oakland encampment. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

  • Thousands of Occupy Wall Street demonstrators march from downtown Oakland, Calif., to the port of Oakland, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011. Protestors escalated their tactics beyond marches, rallies and tent camps Wednesday and moved to disrupt the flow of goods at the nation's fifth busiest port. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)
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    Thousands of Occupy Wall Street demonstrators march from downtown Oakland, Calif., to the port of Oakland, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011. Protestors escalated their tactics beyond marches, rallies and tent camps Wednesday and moved to disrupt the flow of goods at the nation's fifth busiest port. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

  • Thousands of Occupy Wall Street demonstrators march from downtown Oakland, Calif., to the port of Oakland Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011. Protestors escalated their tactics beyond marches, rallies and tent camps Wednesday and moved to disrupt the flow of goods at the nation's fifth busiest port. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)
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    Thousands of Occupy Wall Street demonstrators march from downtown Oakland, Calif., to the port of Oakland Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011. Protestors escalated their tactics beyond marches, rallies and tent camps Wednesday and moved to disrupt the flow of goods at the nation's fifth busiest port. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

  • A driver takes pictures of Occupy Los Angeles protesters with an iPhone during a rally in Los Angeles, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011. In Los Angeles, New York and other cities, demonstrators held their own rallies in solidarity with the Oakland protesters, who called for Wednesday's general strike after the city became a rallying point last week when an Iraq War veteran was injured in clashes with police. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
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    A driver takes pictures of Occupy Los Angeles protesters with an iPhone during a rally in Los Angeles, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011. In Los Angeles, New York and other cities, demonstrators held their own rallies in solidarity with the Oakland protesters, who called for Wednesday's general strike after the city became a rallying point last week when an Iraq War veteran was injured in clashes with police. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

  • Occupy Los Angeles protester Alvaro Maldonado, 59, holds signs during a rally in Los Angeles, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011. In Los Angeles, New York and other cities, demonstrators held their own rallies in solidarity with the Oakland protesters, who called for Wednesday's general strike after the city became a rallying point last week when an Iraq War veteran was injured in clashes with police. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
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    Occupy Los Angeles protester Alvaro Maldonado, 59, holds signs during a rally in Los Angeles, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011. In Los Angeles, New York and other cities, demonstrators held their own rallies in solidarity with the Oakland protesters, who called for Wednesday's general strike after the city became a rallying point last week when an Iraq War veteran was injured in clashes with police. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

  • Paramedics help an injured Occupy Oakland protester after a car stuck him and another demonstrator while they marched on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011, in Oakland, Calif. Thousands of anti Wall Street protesters took to Oakland's streets as part of a day long series of events. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
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    Paramedics help an injured Occupy Oakland protester after a car stuck him and another demonstrator while they marched on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011, in Oakland, Calif. Thousands of anti Wall Street protesters took to Oakland's streets as part of a day long series of events. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

  • Occupy Oakland Calif., protesters cheer as they climb on tractor trailers loaded with shipping containers at the Port of Oakland, Wednesday Nov. 2, 2011, effectively shutting down the United States' fifth busiest port during a day of non stop protesting in Oakland. (AP Photo, Kent Porter, Santa Rosa Press Democrat)
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    Occupy Oakland Calif., protesters cheer as they climb on tractor trailers loaded with shipping containers at the Port of Oakland, Wednesday Nov. 2, 2011, effectively shutting down the United States' fifth busiest port during a day of non stop protesting in Oakland. (AP Photo, Kent Porter, Santa Rosa Press Democrat)

  • Truck Driver Singh Mann of Pittsburg, Calif., records the moment as Occupy Oakland, protesters shut down the Port of Oakland, stranding dozens of truckers coming in and out of the port, Wednesday Nov. 2, 2011. (AP Photo, Kent Porter, Santa Rosa Press Democrat)
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    Truck Driver Singh Mann of Pittsburg, Calif., records the moment as Occupy Oakland, protesters shut down the Port of Oakland, stranding dozens of truckers coming in and out of the port, Wednesday Nov. 2, 2011. (AP Photo, Kent Porter, Santa Rosa Press Democrat)

  • An Occupy Oakland protester waves a flag next to a bonfire as Oakland Police fire chemical agents in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
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    An Occupy Oakland protester waves a flag next to a bonfire as Oakland Police fire chemical agents in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

  • An Occupy Oakland protester waves a flag next to a bonfire in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
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    An Occupy Oakland protester waves a flag next to a bonfire in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

  • Occupy Oakland protester Mike Clift runs from teargas on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011, in Oakland, Calif. Following a mainly peaceful day long protest by thousands of anti Wall Street demonstrators, several hundred rallied through the night with some painting graffiti, breaking windows and setting file to garbage cans. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
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    Occupy Oakland protester Mike Clift runs from teargas on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011, in Oakland, Calif. Following a mainly peaceful day long protest by thousands of anti Wall Street demonstrators, several hundred rallied through the night with some painting graffiti, breaking windows and setting file to garbage cans. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

  • Protesters help an injured Occupy Oakland demonstrator after a police fired projectile struck his leg on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011, in Oakland, Calif. Following a mainly peaceful day long protest by thousands of anti Wall Street demonstrators, several hundred rallied through the night with some painting graffiti, breaking windows and setting fire to garbage cans. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
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    Protesters help an injured Occupy Oakland demonstrator after a police fired projectile struck his leg on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011, in Oakland, Calif. Following a mainly peaceful day long protest by thousands of anti Wall Street demonstrators, several hundred rallied through the night with some painting graffiti, breaking windows and setting fire to garbage cans. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

  • Occupy Oakland protesters pass a burning garbage heap during a confrontation with police on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011, in Oakland, Calif. Following a mainly peaceful day long protest by thousands of anti Wall Street demonstrators, several hundred rallied through the night with some painting graffiti, breaking windows and setting file to garbage cans. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
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    Occupy Oakland protesters pass a burning garbage heap during a confrontation with police on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011, in Oakland, Calif. Following a mainly peaceful day long protest by thousands of anti Wall Street demonstrators, several hundred rallied through the night with some painting graffiti, breaking windows and setting file to garbage cans. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

  • An Occupy Oakland protester raises a sign near a burning trash heap on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011, in Oakland, Calif. Following a mainly peaceful day long protest by thousands of anti Wall Street demonstrators, several hundred rallied through the night with some painting graffiti, breaking windows and setting file to garbage cans. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
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    An Occupy Oakland protester raises a sign near a burning trash heap on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011, in Oakland, Calif. Following a mainly peaceful day long protest by thousands of anti Wall Street demonstrators, several hundred rallied through the night with some painting graffiti, breaking windows and setting file to garbage cans. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

  • Occupy Oakland protesters claim a vacant building during a march on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011, in Oakland, Calif. Thousands of anti Wall Street protesters took to Oakland's streets as part of a day long series of events, called a citywide strike, aimed at asserting the movement's strength and shutting down commerce. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
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    Occupy Oakland protesters claim a vacant building during a march on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011, in Oakland, Calif. Thousands of anti Wall Street protesters took to Oakland's streets as part of a day long series of events, called a citywide strike, aimed at asserting the movement's strength and shutting down commerce. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

  • Sheriff's deputies advance on Occupy Oakland protesters on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011, in Oakland, Calif. Following a mainly peaceful day long protest by thousands of anti Wall Street demonstrators, several hundred rallied through the night with some painting graffiti, breaking windows and setting file to garbage cans. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
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    Sheriff's deputies advance on Occupy Oakland protesters on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011, in Oakland, Calif. Following a mainly peaceful day long protest by thousands of anti Wall Street demonstrators, several hundred rallied through the night with some painting graffiti, breaking windows and setting file to garbage cans. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

  • An anarchy symbol covers the entrance to an office building at 1333 Broadway in Oakland, Calif., following an Occupy Oakland protest on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011. After a mainly peaceful day long rally by thousands of anti Wall Street demonstrators, several hundred reconvened during the night with a few painting graffiti, breaking windows and setting fire to garbage cans. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
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    An anarchy symbol covers the entrance to an office building at 1333 Broadway in Oakland, Calif., following an Occupy Oakland protest on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011. After a mainly peaceful day long rally by thousands of anti Wall Street demonstrators, several hundred reconvened during the night with a few painting graffiti, breaking windows and setting fire to garbage cans. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

  • Broken glass is shown at a Men's Warehouse building in downtown Oakland, Calif., Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011 after a Occupy Wall Street protest earlier. Cleanup work is under way at Oakland's city hall plaza the morning after a massive anti Wall Street protest turned violent and chaotic. Graffiti is covering a number of businesses in the immediate area around Frank Ogawa Plaza, where thousands had gathered for a mostly peaceful protest Wednesday. Some windows also are broken, and debris is littering the street. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)
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    Broken glass is shown at a Men's Warehouse building in downtown Oakland, Calif., Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011 after a Occupy Wall Street protest earlier. Cleanup work is under way at Oakland's city hall plaza the morning after a massive anti Wall Street protest turned violent and chaotic. Graffiti is covering a number of businesses in the immediate area around Frank Ogawa Plaza, where thousands had gathered for a mostly peaceful protest Wednesday. Some windows also are broken, and debris is littering the street. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

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