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Democracy Now! – May 3, 2012

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Egyptian Military Rulers Face Growing Unrest as 11 Killed in Pre-Election Clashes; Rupert Murdoch in “Unprecedented Firestorm” as U.K. Panel Finds Him Unfit to Run Global Media Empire; U.S. Media Giants Reel as FCC Orders Disclosure of Rates for Billion-Dollar TV Campaign Advertising; Free Press Co-Founder Robert McChesney: Murdoch Hacking Scandal a “Moment of Truth” for U.S. Media.

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May 3, 2012

    Syrian Forces Kill 4 Students; HRW Alleges Mass Killings as U.N. Talks Began
    Palestinian Hunger Strikers Near Death as Solidarity Protests Continue
    Israeli Military Clears Soldiers in Killings of Gaza Relatives
    Report: U.S. Accepts Israeli Request to Thwart U.N. Probe of Settlements
    Freed Chinese Activist Asks to Enter U.S.
    Pro-Democracy Leader Suu Kyi Takes Seat in Burmese Parliament
    Neo-Nazi Kills 4, Takes Own Life in Phoenix Rampage
    Transgender African-American Woman Accepts Manslaughter Plea in Controversial Case
    DEA Apologizes to Student Who Nearly Died in Custody
    Court Dismisses Torture Memo Suit Against John Yoo
    Obama Administration Seeks to Ease Weapons Export Rules
    Zimmerman Made Disparaging Remarks About Mexicans on MySpace Page
    Georgia Enacts 20-Week Abortion Ban
    Gingrich Suspends Presidential Campaign
    Methodists Reject Proposal to Join Israeli Boycotta