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    Occupy D.C. Vows to Stay

    A banner at the McPherson Square Occupy encampment in Washington, DC on January 30, 2012. The National Park Service has warned the protesters at McPherson Square and at Freedom Plaza that those who violate the camping rule beginning Monday at noon will be subject to arrest. Protesters have stated they intend to stay at the two sites and defend their encampments. The Occupiers are referring to the action as the "High Noon" showdown.  AFP PHOTO/Karen BLEIER (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

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    In Washington, D.C., protesters had till noon today to evict their site. That deadline, however, has passed as several protesters refused to leave their home, which was a big blue tarp called the "tent of dreams." While some people have left peacefully, others vow to stay. Police say that so far no one has been arrested. One protesters was shocked with a Taser and arrested yesterday.Twelve people were arrested Sunday in New York in a march meant to show solidarity with Occupy Oakland, which turned violent Sunday when protesters stormed city hall. The group had announced an intention to occupy a vacant convention center as their new headquarters, but when police blocked the move they marched on city hall. Some protesters threw rocks, bottles, and flares at police, and stormed the line with large shields made from corrugated metal. Inside city hall, they smashed display cases and broke windows.

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