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Democracy Now! – February 17, 2012

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“Where Are the Women?”: Lawmakers Walk Out on Contraception Rule Hearing After Female Witness Barred; Anthony Shadid (1968-2012): Incomparable, Pulitzer-Winning Middle East Correspondent Dies in Syria; Florida Lawmakers Defeat Prison Privatization amid National Push for For-Profit Jails.

Headlines | Feb 17, 2012

    UN Assembly Condemns Syria Crackdown
    Syria: 63 Killed, Activists Arrested in Raids
    Top U.S. Intel Official: al-Qaeda Infiltrating Syrian Opposition
    U.S.: Iran Unlikely to Start Military Conflict
    “Underwear Bomber” Gets Life Sentence for Failed Attack
    Payroll Deal Shortens Jobless Aid, Allows Drug Tests
    Consumer Agency to Monitor Debt Collectors, Credit Reporters
    NJ Same-Sex Marriage Bill Faces Veto Threat
    Chinese VP Faces Tibet Protests in California Visit
    Willie Nelson Joins Suit Against Agro Giant Monsanto
    Middle East Reporter Anthony Shadid Dies in Syria