Democracy Now

Democracy Now! (6 am) – February 12, 2008

Torture, Due Process Concerns Mar Capital Case Against Alleged 9/11 Conspirators; Discovery Channel Accused of Political Censorship for Dropping Oscar-Nominated Doc on U.S. Torture; Nobel Laureate and "Banker to the Poor" Muhammad Yunus on Micro-Lending, Its Critics and the Bush Administration’s Negative Impact on Global Poverty.

Today’s Headlines

* Gates Backs Stalling Limited Troop Withdrawals
* 2 Journalists Kidnapped in Iraq
* Pentagon Seeks Death Pentalty in 9/11 Cases
* Obama Expected to Sweep “Potomac Primary”
* East Timorese Leader Expected to Recover
* U.S. Marine Accused of Rape in Japan
* Israel to Build 1,000 New Settlement Homes
* Venezuela Threatens Oil Cutoff After Exxon Wins Asset Freeze
* Insurance Giant Asks Doctors to Help Deny Medical Coverage
* 4 Accused of Spying for China
* Yahoo Rejects Microsoft Takeover Bid
* Rep. Lantos Dies at 80

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