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Democracy Now! – July 20, 2011

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British PM David Cameron, Media Mogul Rupert Murdoch Face U.K. Parliament on Phone Hacking Scandal; Murdoch’s Denials Are Tough to Believe, Former Wall Street Journal Reporter Sarah Ellison Says; Pakistani Journalist Shehrbano Taseer on Murder of Her Father, Salmaan Taseer, & Confronting Militancy in Pakistan.

Today’s Headlines

    * U.N. Declares Famine in Southern Somalia
    * Cameron, Murdoch Address Phone Hacking Scandal
    * News Exec Advised Top British Aide
    * Report: News International Tried to Block Phone Hacking Probe
    * Obama Backs Bipartisan Senate Plan in Debt-Limit Standoff; Deal Would Reduce Taxes on Wealthy
    * Syrian Forces Kill 15 Mourning Slain Protesters
    * Israel to Deport Jailed Flotilla Passengers
    * 2 Indicted in Alleged Pakistan Lobbying Scheme
    * FBI Arrests 16 in Raids Targeting Online Hackers
    * Minnesota Legislature Ends State Shutdown
    * Democratic State Senator Survives Wisconsin Recall Vote
    * African-American Mother Faces More Jail Time Than Drunk Driver Who Killed Her Son