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Battlefield America: U.S. Citizens Face Indefinite Military Detention in Defense Bill Before Senate; Egypt Holds Historic Election As Military Council Resists Calls To Transfer Power To Civilians; Pepper-Spray Creator Decries Use of Chemical Agent on Peaceful Occupy Wall Street Protesters; Occupy Student Debt: Students Urged to Refuse to Pay Off Loans As Schools Hike Tuition.

TODAY’S HEADLINES

    Federal Court Rejects $285 Million Citigroup Toxic Mortgage Debt Settlement
    Federal Reserve Secretly Committed $7 Trillion to Save Nation’s Largest Banks
    U.N. Commission Accuses Syrian Forces of Crimes Against Humanity
    Yemen: Hundreds of Thousands of Protesters Demand President Face Charges
    Egyptian Military Attempts to Purchase 21 Tons of U.S.-Made Tear Gas
    U.N. Criticizes Libya for Holding Thousands of Prisoners Without Legal Process
    United Nations Climate Change Conference in South Africa Enters Second Day
    Congressman Barney Frank Announces He Will Not Seek Re-Election
    Injured Iraq War Veteran Scott Olsen Gives First Interview Since OWS Shooting
    Occupy Los Angeles Eviction Averted
    Israeli Military Apologizes For Degrading Strip-Search Of Prominent New York Times Photographer
    American Airlines Parent Company Declares Bankruptcy
    Psychiatrists Conclude Alleged Norway Mass Killer Insane, May Avoid Prison Time