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Democracy Now! (9 am) – May 19, 2008

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Spies for Hire: Carlyle Group to Become Owner of "One of America’s Largest Private Intelligence Armies"; Clive Stafford Smith: U.S. Holding 27,000 in Secret Overseas Prisons; Transporting Prisoners To Iraqi Jails To Avoid Media & Legal Scrutiny; Malcolm X, May 19, 1925 – February 21, 1965.

Today’s Headlines

    * China Declares Three Days of National Mourning
    * Save the Children: 30,000 Burmese Children Could Starve to Death
    * Sen. Obama to Declare Himself the Democratic Nominee
    * Obama Defends Stance on Diplomacy & Iran
    * Five McCain Advisers Resign Over Ties to Lobbyists
    * Huckabee Jokes About Obama Being Shot
    * US Plans to Build 40-Acre Prison Site in Afghanistan
    * US Soldier in Iraq Uses Koran for Target Practice
    * US to Help Saudi Arabia Build Nuclear Program
    * Veterans Facility Urged Not to Diagnose Veterans with PTSD
    * Israel Urges UN to Stop Using the Word “Nakba”
    * Roslyn Zinn, Wife of Howard Zinn, Dies