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Democracy Now! – April 21, 2011

Oscar-Nominated Director Tim Hetherington and Pulitzer Finalist Photojournalist Chris Hondros Killed on Front Lines of Libyan Conflict; Thought Control: Right-Wing Koch Brothers Caught Telling Thousands of Employees How to Vote; “Dr. Death” Agrees to Stop Evaluating Mentally Disabled Texas Death Row Prisoners.

Today’s Headlines

    * Obama Administration Announces $25 Million in Aid to Libyan Rebels
    * United Nations Urges Caution in Libya Mission
    * Libya Mortar Attacks Kill 10 Civilians, Including 2 Photojournalists
    * Bahrain Begins Secret Military Trial Against Human Rights Activist
    * Iraqi Cleric Denounces Ban on Public Gatherings as “Un-Democratic”
    * Egypt to Remove Mubarak Name from Public Places
    * U.N. Warns World to Prepare for More Nuclear Accidents
    * Thousands of Gallons of Toxic Fluid Released in Natural Gas Well Blowout
    * Labor Board Rules Boeing Moved Plant to Retaliate Against Union Workers
    * BP Sues Owner of Failed Rig to Win Back Money
    * Wisconsin Supreme Court Candidate Calls for Statewide Election Recount

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