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Democracy Now! – December 22, 2011

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NATO Forced to Admit Airstrikes Killed Dozens of Libyan Civilians, Contradicting Initial Denials; U.S. Admits Fault in Fatal Bombing That Killed 24 Pakistani Troops; With Indefinite Detention Measure, Has Congress Also Expanded Rendition of U.S. Citizens Abroad?; Ariz. Sheriff Joe Arpaio: Mounting Storm of Anti-Latino Bias, Prisoner Abuse, Sex-Crimes Negligence.

Headlines – Dec 22, 2011

    Dozens Killed, Wounded in Iraq Bombings
    Manning Defense Rests Case in Pre-Trial Hearing
    U.S. to Admit Fault in Killing of Pakistani Soldiers
    Syrian Toll Mounts Ahead of Arab League Observers’ Arrival
    House GOP Faces Call to Back Down on Payroll Tax
    EPA Enacts New Pollution Standards for Power Plants
    Bank of America Settles Countrywide Bias Case With $335M Fine
    U.S. Delays North Korea Food Aid Despite Warnings of Deaths
    Lawmakers Call for Probe of CIA-NYPD Ties
    8 Soldiers Charged Following Suicide of Hazing Victim
    Female Naval Couple Share Landmark “1st Kiss”