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200 arrested after 1,400 cops flood Occupy LA

An LAPD officer threatened a demonstrator as police swarmed the plaza and encircled the protesters.
An LAPD officer threatened a demonstrator as police swarmed the plaza and encircled the protesters.
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Los Angeles police cleared the nearly two-month old Occupy L.A. encampment Tuesday night – emerging from City Hall and surrounding streets, arresting protesters who refused to move, and dismantling the remaining tents and structures. Follow our live blog of the continuing events here.