A petitioner sits in the road among police officers as she protests ...
May 25th, 2009
(AP) - A petitioner sits in the road among police officers as she protests near a petitioner office in Beijing Monday, May 25, 2009. Petitioners, mostly from China’s vast, impoverished countryside routinely flock to Beijing by the thousands to air complaints after their local governments ignore them. (AP Photo/Andy Wong) -
By Ronald Grover LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Disney's ABC network will become the first broadcast network to stream its shows live online through an ongoing service, starting with viewers of its TV stations in New York and Philadelphia on May 14 and expanding to its other stations by the end of the summer. To promote its WATCH ABC service, through... [Full Article]
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