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Democracy Now! – December 1, 2010

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WikiLeaks Cables Reveal U.S. Tried to Thwart Spanish Probes of Gitmo Torture and CIA Rendition; Leaked Cables Reveal U.S. Pressured Spain to Drop Case of Cameraman Killed in 2003 Attack on Journalists in Baghdad; and As GOP Appears to Win Extension of Bush-Era Tax Cuts for Wealthy, Rev. Jesse Jackson Calls for “War on Poverty.”

Today’s Headlines

    * Cables: U.S. Tried to Thwart Spanish Probes; U.K. Assured Bush Admin over Iraq Inquiry
    * Interpol Issues Arrest Warrant for WikiLeaks Founder
    * Huckabee Calls for Execution of Alleged Leaker
    * Senate Approves Food Safety Bill
    * Pentagon: No Harm to Military in Repealing “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”
    * House Approves Settlements for Black and Native American Farmers
    * Obama Hosts GOP Leaders as Jobless Benefits Begin to Expire
    * Deficit Panel Delays Vote on Recommendations
    * Climate Delegates Differ on Kyoto Extension, Compliance Monitoring
    * Thousands Attend Climate Protest in Mexico City
    * Pakistani Sends Legal Notice to CIA over Drone Attacks
    * British Students Protest Education Cuts, Fee Hikes
    * Probe: SEC Was Lenient on Bank of America