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Democracy Now! – September 2, 2010

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As Pakistan Floods Continue Moving South, Calls for Debt Cancellation Grow; After Years of Organizing, Domestic Workers Win Bill of Rights Law in New York; Appeals Court Ruling Allows Government to Use GPS to Track People’s Moves; Alexander Zaitchik on “Common Nonsense: Glenn Beck and the Triumph of Ignorance.”

Today’s Headlines

    * Palestinians: Obama Vows to “Stop the Settlements”
    * Biden Marks Nominal End to US Combat Operations in Iraq
    * Over 60 Killed in Pakistan Air Strikes
    * Justice Dept. Charges Mehsud with CIA Bombing in Afghanistan
    * UN Increases Estimate of DRC Rape Victims
    * Evacuations Ordered in NC Ahead of Hurricane Earl
    * Armed Suspect Killed After Taking Hostages at Discovery Channel
    * Judge Rejects Dismissal of Suit to Overturn Drilling Ban
    * Recession Spurs Sharp Decline in Undocumented Immigration
    * Wyoming Town Near Drilling Told Drinking Water Unsafe, Potentially Explosive
    * Lawyer: Mental Health of Alleged Leaker Was Questioned