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Democracy Now! – July 29, 2010

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On Eve of Major Protests, Federal Judge Blocks Key Provisions of Arizona Anti-Immigrant Law; Patrick Cockburn on Missing Billions in Iraq and Soaring Cancer & Infant Mortality Rates in Fallujah; In Historic Vote, UN Declares Access to Water a Fundamental Right.

Today’s Headlines

    * Federal Judge Blocks Part of Arizona Immigration Law
    * US Seeks Access to More Internet Data Without Court Order
    * House Reduction of Drug Sentencing Disparity
    * EPA Blasted over Handling of Michigan Oil Spill
    * Coast Guard’s Role in Fighting BP Oil Rig Fire Scrutinized
    * Texas Launches Probe of Toxic Release of BP Refinery in Texas City
    * Local Afghan Media Outlets Paid to Run US Propaganda
    * Pakistan Declares Day of Mourning After Plane Crash
    * 2000-2009 Marked Warmest Decade on Record
    * Israel Refuses to Pay Medical Bills for Emily Henochowicz
    * Peace Activist Art Gish, 70, Dies