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Democracy Now! – June 6, 2011

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Yemenis Celebrate as President Saleh Flees to Saudi Arabia, Transfers Power to Vice President; Former Black Panther Leader, Geronimo Ji-Jaga Pratt, Wrongfully Imprisoned for 27 Years, Dies in Tanzania; Dr. Gabor Maté: Obama Admin Should Heed Global Panel’s Call to End “Failed” U.S.-Led Drug War.

Today’s Headlines

    * Saleh Treated in Saudi Arabia After Rocket Attack
    * 96 Killed in Syrian Violence
    * Israeli Forces Kill Palestinian Demonstrations on Syria Border
    * Egypt Closes Gaza Border After Brief Opening
    * Thousands of Israelis Rally for Palestinian State
    * 19 Killed in Pakistan Attack
    * Gates: U.S. in “No Rush” to Leave Afghanistan
    * 5 U.S. Troops Killed in Iraq
    * NATO Deploys Choppers in Libya
    * Radiation at Japanese Nuclear Plant Hits Record Level
    * Hundreds Protest at Kansas Military Base for Manning Release
    * Over 2,000 Flee Arizona Wildfire
    * Leftist Claims Victory in Peru Vote
    * Mexico Anti-Drug War March Heads to Ciudad Juárez
    * 80,000 Protest Austerity Measures in Greece
    * Indian Police Break Up Yoga Guru’s Anti-Corruption Fast
    * March Against Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining Begins in West Virginia