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“This Is Just the Beginning”: Forest Fires, Deadly Storms, Record Heat Reveal a Changed Climate; Climate Disasters’ Toll Worsened by Sustained Attacks on Public Sector, Science and Regulation; Will U.S., the World’s Largest Arms Manufacturer, Back Landmark UN Arms Trade Treaty?

Headlines
July 3, 2012

    25 Killed in Iraq Bombing After Bloodiest Month Since U.S. Withdrawal
    Assad Voices Regret for Downing of Turkish Jet; Rebels Skip Cairo Meeting
    U.N. Urges End to Arming of Rebels, Assad Forces
    Mexican Students Protest Election Results; López Obrador Refuses to Concede
    Peña Nieto Affirms Commitment to Drug War Crackdown
    Afghan Officer Kills 3 NATO Troops
    Pharma Giant GlaxoSmithKline Fined Record $3 Billion for Health Care Fraud
    U.S. Accounts for Bulk of Gov’t Requests on Private Twitter Accounts
    Florida to Opt Out of Medicaid Expansion
    Scores Arrested Protesting Vermont Nuclear Plant
    Shell Wins Protest-Free Buffer Zone Around Arctic Drilling Ship
    U.S. Denies Visa to Afghanistan-Based Peace Activist
    Psychiatrist, Gay Rights Advocate Dr. Richard Issay Dies at 77
    HRW: Torture Widespread Under Assad Regime