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Police flatten Occupy Oakland camp

At least 20 people were arrested after hundreds of police officers in Oakland, Calif., cleared the Occupy Oakland encampment in an early morning raid. Msnbc's Thomas Roberts reports.

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Occupy Oakland's encampment is flattened after authorities evicted its occupants in Oakland, Calif., on Monday, Nov. 14.

Hundreds of law enforcement officers near City Hall in Oakland moved in to clear out Occupy Oakland protesters who set up camp.

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Occupy Oakland demonstrator Maurice Porter, who is homeless, sits in defiance in front of a line of police at an encampment in Oakland, Calif., early Monday, Nov. 14.

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Webb Mealy, an Occupy Oakland camper, draws a symbol for "universal solidarity" at the Occupy Oakland campsite in Frank Ogawa Plaza in Oakland, California Monday, Nov. 14.