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Democracy Now! – June 12, 2014

Iraq in Crisis: Militant Advance Sparks Mass Displacement as “Failed” U.S. Experiment Disintegrates; In Sisi’s Egypt, Leading Dissident Gets 15-Year Term as Al Jazeera Reporter Languishes Behind Bars.

Headlines
June 12, 2014

    Iraq Faces Disintegration as Militants Seize More Towns
    U.S. Resumes Drone Strikes in Pakistan, Killing 14
    Egyptian Activist Alaa Abd El-Fattah Sentenced to 15 Years
    Cantor to Step Down as House Majority Leader After Primary Loss
    Cantor’s Resignation Sets Off GOP Leadership Race
    Brat Unsure About Minimum Wage; Dem. Opponent is Faculty Colleague
    Senate GOP Blocks Measure to Lower Student Loan Payments
    Hagel Defends Taliban Prisoner Swap in House Testimony
    Senate OKs Expanded VA Healthcare; FBI Opens Criminal Probe of Delays
    Rights Groups Allege Mistreatment of Child Migrants by U.S. Border Agency

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