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Democracy Now! – July 12, 2011

Debt Lock: Will Obama Make Cuts to Social Security and Medicare?; A Debate on Human Rights Watch’s Call For Bush Administration Officials Be Tried For Torture; Clinton Foundation Accused of Sending Haiti Shoddy Trailers Found Toxic After Katrina.

Today’s Headlines

    * Brother of Afghan President Hamid Karzai, Assassinated in Kandahar
    * Multiple U.S. Drone Strikes in Northwest Pakistan Kill at Least 45 People
    * CIA Organized Fake Vaccination Program to Identify Osama bin Laden
    * United Nations Describes Somalia As “Worst Humanitarian Disaster in the World”
    * U.S. Anti-Terror Laws Hamper Aid Effort in Somalia
    * Drought Spreading Through The United States Rivals Dust Bowl Era
    * WikiLeaks’ Founder Julian Assange in U.K. Court for Extradition Appeal
    * Murdoch Scandal Expands; Scotland Yard, Former British Prime Minister Targeted
    * Israeli Knesset Passes Law to Punish Boycotts of Israel, West Bank
    * Assad Loyalists Attack U.S., French Embassies In Syria
    * NRA Opposes New Rules Limiting Semi-Automatic Rifle Sales Near Mexican Border
    * Betty Ford Funeral to Be Held in California


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