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Democracy Now! – June 20, 2014

 NYC’s $40M Central Park 5 Settlement Resolves Wrongful Jailing Fueled by Race-Baiting, Police Abuse; Rep. Colleen Hanabusa Proposes Ban on U.S. Military Deployment in Iraq Without Congressional Backing; Iraq’s Next PM? Ahmed Chalabi, Chief Peddler of False WMDs, Meets U.S. Officials as Malaki Falters; A Plan Only Banksters Will Love: WikiLeaks Reveals Trade Deal Pushing Global Financial Deregulation.

Headlines
June 20, 2014

    Obama Deploys 300 Military Advisers to Iraq, Leaves Open Potential U.S. Strikes
    New York City to Pay $40 Million to Wrongly Jailed Central Park Five
    Tens of Thousands Displaced, Dozens Killed in Pakistani Offensive
    Ukraine Claims Killing of 300 Separatists Near Russian Border
    Israel Kills Palestinian Teen in Continued West Bank Crackdown
    U.S. Cuts Aid, Military Cooperation over Ugandan Anti-LGBT Law
    Obama Admin Extends Federal Benefits to Same-Sex Couples
    House GOP Elect New Majority Leader, Whip
    Prosecutors: Wisconsin Gov. Walker Engaged in “Criminal” Fundraising Scheme
    WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Marks 2 Years Confined in Ecuadorean Embassy
    50th Anniversary of Mississippi Slaying of Civil Rights Workers

 

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