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Democracy Now! – April 19, 2012

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Photos of Soldiers Posing with Afghan Corpses the Latest Outrage of U.S. Occupation of Afghanistan; Back from Syria, Journalist Anand Gopal Warns Protesters “Face Slaughter” by Assad Regime; Tavis Smiley & Cornel West on “The Rich and the Rest of Us: A Poverty Manifesto.”

April 19, 2012

    CIA Seeks Widened Authority for Yemen Drone Strikes
    New Photos Show U.S. Soldiers Posing with Dead Afghans
    India Tests Long-Range Nuclear Missile
    Iraq: Dozens Killed in Massive Wave of Attacks
    Bahraini Forces Crack Down on Protesters Ahead of Auto Race
    Activists Demand Release of Bahraini Hunger Striker
    Ban Accuses Syria’s Assad of Flouting Ceasefire
    Israeli Minister Admits Ahmadinejad Never Said Israel Should Be “Wiped Off the Map”
    Honduran Farmworkers Launch Occupation for Land Rights
    GOP House Panel Votes to Slash Food Aid Programs
    EPA Issues First-Ever Curbs on Fracking Air Pollution
    Multi-billion Dollar BP Settlement Outlined in Court Filings
    Florida Judge Leaves Trayvon Martin Case After Complaints by Zimmerman Team
    UC Davis Police Chief Resigns Over Pepper-Spraying