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Democracy Now! – October 17, 2011

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Global Day of Rage: Hundreds of Thousands March Against Inequity, Big Banks, as Occupy Movement Grows;Danny Glover, Cornel West Speak Out at Occupy Protests as MLK Memorial is Dedicated in D.C.; Times Square Taken Over as Occupy Wall Street Enters Second Month, Hundreds Arrested Across Country.

Today’s Headlines

    Hundreds of Thousands Protest Around the World in Solidarity with Occupy Wall Street Movement
    U.S. Police Departments Arrest Hundreds in Demonstrations Inspired by Occupy Wall Street
    Hundreds of Kenyan Troops, Backed by Tanks, Helicopters, Invade Somalia
    Obama Deploys Troops to Africa to Fight Lord’s Resistance Army in Uganda
    U.S. Intensifies Drone War in Yemen, Carrying Out Five Strikes in One Day
    Alabama: Federal Court Blocks Elements of Controversial Anti-Immigrant Law
    Republican Presidential Hopeful Herman Cain Linked to Billionaire Koch Brothers
    Longtime Egyptian Opposition Leader Ayman Nour Barred from Presidential Election
    Tens of Thousands Gather in Washington, D.C., for Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Dedication
    Native American Elder, Activist Elouise Cobell Dies at 65