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Democracy Now! – August 15, 2014

Facing National Outcry, Ferguson Police Drop Military-Grade Gear as Protests Continue Over Shooting; Cops or Soldiers? Pentagon, DHS Helped Arm Police in Ferguson with Equipment Used in War; As WHO Warns Ebola Death Toll Is Underestimated, How Should Global Community Handle Dire Crisis?

Headlines
August 15, 2014

    More than 100 Cities Join Moment of Silence for Michael Brown
    California: Unarmed Black Father Dies After Tasing by Deputies
    Obama: Iraq Airstrikes to Continue, Humanitarian Air Drops to End
    Iraqi PM Maliki Agrees to Step Down
    U.S. Blocks Missile Shipment to Israel amid Alleged White House-Pentagon Spat
    AP Journalist Simone Camilli Killed in Gaza
    Ukrainian Officials Inspect Russian Aid Convoy
    5 Muslim Americans File Lawsuit over Terrorist Watchlist
    Brazil’s Socialist Presidential Candidate Dies in Plane Crash
    125,000 Call for End to Legal Action Against NYT Journalist James Risen
    Maryam Mirzakhani Becomes 1st Woman to Win Top Math Prize

 

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