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Democracy Now! – April 27, 2011

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Court Rules Mumia Abu-Jamal’s Death Sentence is Unconstitutional, Grants New Sentencing Hearing; Inside War-Torn Libya: As NATO Intensifies Air Strikes, Rebels Struggle to Break Gaddafi’s Control of Libya; Arab Spring: A Discussion on Libya, Egypt and the Mideast with Palestinian Writer Rula Jebreal, Author of “Miral” & Journalist Issandr El Amrani.

Today’s Headlines

    * Eight NATO Troops Killed by Afghan Air Force Pilot
    * Pakistan Discourages Afghan President from Partnering with United States
    * Panetta to be Next Defense Secretary, Gen. Petraeus to Head CIA
    * NATO Plans to Escalate Libya Strikes on Gaddafi Facilities
    * Syria Crackdown Continues as Government Deploys Thousands of Police, Tanks
    * Obama Meets With UAE Crown Prince Despite Human Rights Criticisms
    * Report: Major Banks Profited from Bailout
    * BP Reports $7 Billion Profit amid Rising Gas Prices
    * Guantánamo Doctors, Psychologists Concealed Evidence of Harm, Torture
    * Oklahoma Bill: Manufacturing Hashish Could Land You Life in Prison
    * Tucson Ethnic Studies Students Shut Down School Board Meeting