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Democracy Now! – May 16, 2014

India Elects Hard-Right Hindu Nationalist as New Indian Prime Minister Backed by Corporate Interests; “Pushy”: As NY Times Fires 1st Woman Exec. Editor, Decades-Long Bid for Newsroom Equality Continues; A Matter of Life and Death: Veterans Affairs Head Grilled Over Delays in Care For Returning Soldiers.

Headlines
May 16, 2014

    FCC Advances New Internet Rules Despite Mass Protests
    India: Nationalist Leader Modi Set to Become Prime Minister
    Ukraine: Steelworkers Take Control in Eastern City of Mariupol
    Israeli Forces Kill 2 Palestinians During Nakba Protest
    Brazil: Thousands Protest World Cup Expenditures
    Honduras: Military Police Use Tear Gas to Oust Zelaya, Other Lawmakers
    Wildfires Force More Evacuations in California; 1 Dead
    U.S. Releases 10 Pakistani Prisoners Held at Bagram Prison
    Guantánamo Prisoners Ask Court to Preserve Video of Force-Feedings
    Obama Admin Seeks to Delay Release of CIA Prison Secrets, Torture Report
    Global Fast-Food Protest Marks Largest Action to Date
    Media Outlets File Lawsuit Against Execution Drug Secrecy
    GM Recalls 2.7 Million More Vehicle

 

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