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Democracy Now! – May 5, 2011

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Pakistani Military Faces Scrutiny as Unfolding Evidence Suggests Direct Role in Harboring bin Laden; Physicians Urge Obama Admin to Pressure Mideast Ally Bahrain to End Repression of Doctors, Patients Suffering from PTSD; Freed U.S. Hiker Sarah Shourd Won’t Return to Iran Next Week for Espionage Trial Alongside Jailed Fiancé, Friend.

Today’s Headlines

    * Obama: U.S. Won’t Release Bin Laden Photos
    * Pakistan Claims It Warned CIA of Bin Laden Compound
    * American Indian Groups Seek U.S. Apology for Labeling Bin Laden “Geronimo”
    * Gaddafi Forces Attack Aid Ship
    * ICC Prosecutor Unveils Plan for Libya Warrants
    * Obama Admin to Propose Lower Corporate Tax Rate
    * U.S. House OKs Anti-Abortion Bill
    * Illinois Drops Out of “Secure Communities” Program
    * Palestinian Factions Sign Unity Deal in Egypt
    * Syria Extends Crackdown to Damascus Suburb
    * Ashcroft Hired as Blackwater “Ethics” Director