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Democracy Now! – August 1, 2014

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As Gaza Ceasefire Collapses, Israel Kills Dozens Following Soldier’s Capture in Rafah; Gazan Human Rights Lawyer Pleads to U.S.: We Deserve To Be Protected, Not Bombed With Your Weapons; Recipe for Lasting Ceasefire? Lifting Israeli Siege & Int’l Accountability Could Break Status Quo; Amnesty International: U.S. Should Stop Arming Israel Amid “Growing Evidence of War Crimes in Gaza;” John Brennan Faces Calls to Resign After CIA Admits to Spying on Senate Torture Probe.

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August 1, 2014

    Ceasefire Collapses in Gaza; Palestinian Death Toll at 1,460
    U.N., Amnesty International Criticize U.S. Military Support for Israel
    5 Latin American Countries Recall Ambassadors to Israel over Gaza Assault
    Death Toll from Ebola Outbreak in West Africa Tops 700
    Ukraine: Investigators Reach Plane Crash Site amid Violence
    Congress Fails to Pass Bill on Migrant Crisis Before Recess
    112 Arrested in Immigration Protest at White House
    CIA Admits to Spying on Senate Torture Investigators
    White House Accidentally Leaks Torture Report Talking Points to AP
    European Human Rights Court Issues 1st-Ever Ruling on CIA Torture Program
    Argentina Denies “Default,” Blames U.S. Judge for Blocked Debt Payment
    U.S. Unveils Travel Sanctions on Venezuelan Officials
    Texas: Hundreds Protest Right-Wing American Legislative Exchange Council
    White House: Shelling of U.N. School “Totally Unacceptable”