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Democracy Now! – September 9, 2014

It’s Not Just Ray Rice: Dave Zirin on the NFL’s History of Condoning Domestic Abuse; University of Illinois Urged to Reinstate Professor Steven Salaita, Critic of Israeli War in Gaza; The Climate Change Defense? Citing Global Warming, DA Drops Charges Against Anti-Coal Activists.

September 9, 2014

    U.N.: Greenhouse Gas Levels Reach Record High
    Report: Southwestern U.S. at Higher Risk of “Megadrought”
    Iraqi Lawmakers Approve New Government
    EU OKs New Sanctions on Russia; Report Finds MH17 Hit by “High-Energy Objects”
    Yemeni Police Fire on Protesters, Killing 7
    Chile: Bomb Injures 7 in Subway Station
    Obama Extends Embargo on Cuba Despite Global Condemnation
    Top Anti-Logging Activist Murdered in Peru
    Report: Israel Unlawfully Coercing African Migrants to Leave
    U.S. Senate Advances Amendment to Overturn Citizens United
    Documents Show Secret U.S. Plans to Spy for the Benefit of Corporations
    SAC Capital Ex-Trader Sentenced to 9 Years in Prison
    Ray Rice Suspended from NFL After Video Shows Him Punching Then-Fiancée
    City of Ferguson to Adopt Reforms After Death of Michael Brown


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