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Democracy Now! – April 16, 2012

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Latin America v. Obama: U.S. Policy on Cuba, Drug War, Economy Under Fire at Colombian Summit; Obama Refuses to Back Growing Call for Drug Legalization to Stem Spreading Violence in Latin America; Housework as Work: Selma James on Unwaged Labor and Decades-Long Struggle to Pay Housewives.

Headlines
April 16, 2012

    Afghan Militants Stage 18-Hour Assault on Kabul
    U.N. to Send Observers to Monitor Syria Ceasefire
    Breivik Admits Killing 77 in Norwegian Massacre, Claims Self-Defense
    Israel Disrupts “Flytilla”; Dozens of Pro-Palestinians Detained
    Hate Crime Charges Filed in Tulsa Shooting Spree
    Romney to NRA: “I Will Protect the Second Amendment”
    “King of Bollywood” Detained Again at U.S. Airport
    Ex-Argentine Dictator Acknowledges Deaths, Disappearances
    Iran Nuke Talks Described as “Constructive and Useful”
    Bahrain Activists Protest Formula 1 Grand Prix Race
    Israeli Officer Suspended for Assaulting Pro-Palestinian Activist
    Rep. Ed Towns Opts Not to Seek Re-election
    100 Tornadoes Hit Midwest; Five Killed
    Heat Warning Issued Ahead of Boston Marathon