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Democracy Now! – August 4, 2011

Women Hurt Most by Debt Deal Cuts to Medicare, Social Security, Tuition; Guatemalan Soldiers Sentenced to 6,060 Years in Prison for Role in 1982 Massacre; Video Report from Cairo: Egyptians Celebrate as Mubarak Stands Trial for Murder, Corruption; Failed Education Reform in Chile Prompts Hunger Strikes, Protests by Thousands of Students.

Today’s Headlines

    Witnesses: Syrian Forces Kill 45 in Hama
    U.N. Security Council Denounces Syrian Crackdown
    White House: Assad Not “Indispensable”
    Mubarak, Sons Appear in Egyptian Court
    U.N.: Somalia Famine Widens to More Areas
    Obama Holds Fundraiser on 50th Birthday
    Obama Calls for End to FAA Stalemate
    Gaddafi Regime Claims Alliance With Islamist Rebels
    Haiti Faces New Tropical Storm
    U.K. Court Rules Shell Can Face Nigeria Oil Contamination Claims
    EPA Proposes New Natural Gas Fracking Oversight
    Cargill Recalls Ground Turkey Following Salmonella Death


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