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Democracy Now! – July 9, 2012

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Syrian Opposition Spokesperson: Any Transition Deal Should Entail Assad’s Prosecution for War Crimes; Texas, Justice Dept. Square Off Over Voter ID Law As Part of Dispute That Could Decide 2012 Election; Oakland City Council Seeks to Cut Goldman Sachs Ties After Bank Profits From Lowered Interest Rates.

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July 9, 2012

    Record Heat Wave Blamed for 74 Deaths in U.S.
    Obama, GOP to Resume Tax Cut Standoff
    U.S. Drone Strike Kills 15 in Pakistan
    Thousands March in Pakistan Against NATO Routes
    35 Killed in Afghanistan Violence
    U.S. Gives Special Ally Status to Afghanistan
    Thousands Protest Alleged Fraud in Mexico Vote
    U.S. Agents Kill Drug-Smuggling Suspect in Honduras
    Morsi Defies Egyptian Military on Parliament, Receives U.S. Invite
    Palestinians Celebrate UNESCO Designation for Bethlehem
    Hundreds Protest Romney Fundraisers in Hamptons
    Law Enforcement Made 1.3 Million Requests for Cell Phone Records in 2011
    Zimmerman Released on $1 Million Bond
    Rep. Frank Marries Long-Term Gay Partner
    Illinois Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. Takes Leave for Undisclosed Treatment