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Millions of British Public Sector Workers Take to the Streets in Historic General Strike; Occupy Wall Street Camps in Los Angeles, Philadelphia Dismantled in Massive Police Raids; As Biden Visits Iraq Ahead of U.S. Withdrawal, Critics See Last Ditch-Effort to Preserve Occupation; State Dept. Veteran Peter Van Buren Defies U.S. Censors to Recount Failed Reconstruction in Iraq; Report: Obama Has Weakened More Lobbyist-Opposed Health, Public Safety Regulations Than Bush.

TODAY’S HEADLINES

    Police Raid Occupy Encampments in Los Angeles, Philadelphia
    Defying Veto Threat, Senate Advances Indefinite Detention Measure
    Up to 2 Million Workers Strike in Britain
    Former Ivory Coast Leader Charged With Crimes Against Humanity at The Hague
    U.S. Questioned on Egypt Tear Gas Shipments
    Pakistan Boycotts NATO Conference in Protest of Deadly Raid
    Anti-Crime Activist Slain in Mexico
    WMO: 2011 One of Hottest Years on Record
    Cambodian Workers for U.S. Brands Stage Strike
    Perry Gets Voting Age, Date Wrong; Picks Up Endorsement From Arizona Sheriff Arpaio