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Democracy Now! – April 17, 2012

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AP Wins Pulitzer for Exposing NYPD’s CIA-Linked Intel Program, Leading Widespread Spying on Muslims; 40 Years in Solitary Confinement: Two Members of Angola 3 Remain in Isolation in Louisiana Prison; Norway’s Johan Galtung, Peace & Conflict Pioneer, Reflects on Norwegian Massacre, Afghan War.

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April 17, 2012

    Increased Shelling by Syrian Gov’t Threatens Ceasefire
    Australia To Withdraw Troops Early from Afghanistan
    Norwegian Anti-Muslim Killer Says He Would Commit Attack Again
    Senate Republicans Block “Buffett” Tax on Wealthiest Americans
    Jim Yong Kim Named Head of World Bank, Maintains U.S. Lock on Post
    Palestinian Prisoners Launch Massive Hunger Strike in Israeli Jails
    Candidates Appeal Ban from Egyptian Presidential Race
    Japan’s Last Nuclear Plant to Shut Down Next Month
    U.S.-Filipino Military Exercise Draws Protests in the Philippines
    Argentina Moves to Nationalize Major Oil Company
    FCC Fines Google $25,000 for Impeding Probe of Data-Collection Practices
    OWS Activists Arrested at Foreclosure Auction, Near Stock Exchange
    Alaskan, Kenyan Activists Among 6 Winners of Goldman Environmental Prize