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Democracy Now! – August 18, 2014

Missouri Deploys National Guard to Ferguson; Autopsy Shows Police Shot Michael Brown 6 Times; St. Louis Pastor: Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson Should Resign; Institutional Racism in Ferguson? First Black School Chief Speaks Out After Forced Resignation; “A Human Rights Crisis”: In Unprecedented Move, Amnesty International Sends Monitors to Ferguson; Ferguson Protests Erupt Near Grave of Ex-Slave Dred Scott, Whose Case Helped Fuel U.S. Civil War.

August 18, 2014

    Autopsy: Michael Brown Shot 6 Times, Twice in Head
    Missouri Governor Orders National Guard into Ferguson as Protests Flare
    Kurdish Forces Advance as U.S. Launches Most Strikes of Northern Iraq Bombing Campaign
    Iraqi Officials: ISIL Executed Yazidis Who Refused Conversion
    Syrian Gov’t Renews Airstrikes on ISIL
    Group: ISIL Kills Over 700 Tribal Members in Eastern Syria
    Netanyahu Says Israel Prepared to Renew Assault as Ceasefire Deadline Looms
    Thousands Take Part in Largest Israeli Peace Rally Since Gaza Assault
    Protesters Block Israeli Ship from Docking in Oakland
    Ebola Patients Flee Liberia Clinic After Crowds Attack
    Russia: Agreement on Aid Convoy to Ukraine, None over Ceasefire
    Assange Confirms Plans to Leave Ecuadorean Embassy in London
    Texas Gov. Perry Vows to Fight Charges of Abuse of Power, Coercion
    Ferguson Police Stoke Anger with Release of Unrelated Shoplifting Video


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