BY JIM FLINK AND JJ BAILEY
ANCHOR CHRISTINA HARTMAN
In U.S. News, party’s over in New York-- police order Occupy protesters out of Zucotti Park. Here’s MSNBC.
“On the ground there that said the confrontations were peaceful for the most part, that the protesters behaved themselves and the police did too by and large, taking them out and telling them saying we have to clean the park. You may come back but you have to leave behind your sleeping bags and tents. You can come protest here but you may not sleep and live here.”
Still in US news - an exclusive interview on Brian Williams’ new show, Rock Center, Jerry Sandusky proclaims his innocence to NBC’s Bob Costas.
BOB COSTAS: A reasonable person says where there's this much smoke, there must be plenty of fire. What do you say?
JERRY SANDUSKY: I say that I am innocent of those charges.
COSTAS: Innocent? Completely innocent and falsely accused in every aspect?
COSTAS: Are you denying that you had any inappropriate sexual contact with any of these underage boys?
SANDUSKY: Yes, I-- yes I am.
To sports - the NBA 2012 season will stay a ‘hoop dream’ as of Monday after the players rejected the owners’ latest proposal. Commissioner David Stern told ESPN -- the NBA unions missed out.
“I think that the chances of the season slipping away from us, and the players losing all that they have worked very hard to acheive, it’s really a tragedy.”
In tech, time to bring the heat -- Amazon’s Kindle Fire officially goes on sale Tuesday morning. Bloomberg discusses, like every other
tablet release, how will its sales stack up against the iPad?
“Once you get these machines out, people are going to want to pet and feed them. Flash The Software is going to be mindbogglingly profitable once this thing gets out. Amazon right now is about $100B market cap, I think in a 3-5 year period that could double.”
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