1. Standoffs

    Occupy L.A. Faces Off With Police

    An anti-Wall Street protester makes a peace sign as she stands in front of a line of Los Angeles Police officers near the Occupy LA camp in Los Angeles shortly after midnight Monday, Nov. 28, 2011. Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa stated Friday that the protestors's campsite will be dismantled, beginning at 12:01 a.m. Monday. (AP Photo/Jason Redmond)

    Jason Redmond / AP Photo

    No pepper spray yet: Occupy L.A. protesters defied the city’s overnight eviction deadline Monday, with thousands of protesters converging on the group’s encampment in a park outside City Hall. The city responded by pushing its deadline back from midnight to 4:30 a.m., which, the LAPD commander said, gave people plenty of time to avoid arrest. Riot police arrested four who refused to move. Meanwhile, a judge is reviewing the protesters' complaint that police have no right to kick them out. If successful, they could be granted a restraining order.

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