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Democracy Now! – August 12, 2014

History Repeating Itself? U.S. Bombing Iraq While Jockeying to Oust Leader It Once Favored; As U.S. Strikes Continue in Iraq, Yazidis Still Need Safe Passage to Flee ISIS “Cleansing” Attacks; The Killing of Michael Brown: Missouri Police Shooting of Unarmed Black Teen Sparks Days of Protests.

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August 12, 2014

U.S. Bombing of Northern Iraq Enters 5th Day
Iraq Faces Political Crisis as Maliki Refuses to Step Down
Tens of Thousands Return to Devastation as Gaza Ceasefire Holds
Turkish Activists Announce New Aid Flotilla to Gaza
Turkish PM Erdogan Wins Presidential Election
South Sudan: Warring Sides Miss Deadline; 50,000 Children Could Starve
Ebola Deaths Top 1,000; Liberian Doctors to Get Experimental Drug
NATO Chief: “High Probability” of Russian Intervention in Eastern Ukraine
Amnesty: U.S. Military Failed to Punish War Crimes by Troops in Afghanistan
HRW: Egypt’s Rabaa Massacre was Premeditated
Mexican President Signs Reform Opening Oil, Gas Sector to Multinationals
U.S. Judge Extends Ohio Execution Ban; Louisiana Sought Execution Drug from Hospital
Mass Protests Continue in Missouri over Police Killing of Michael Brown

 

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