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Democracy Now! – July 18, 2012

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Bomber Strikes Syrian Regime in Damascus, Killing Assad’s Defense Minister, Brother-in-Law; As Senate GOP Blocks DISCLOSE Act, Top Donor Sheldon Adelson Probed for Bribery and Mob Ties; Romney Dogged by Questions on Bain Tenure, Tax Returns as Obama Deems Him “Outsourcer-in-Chief.”

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July 18, 2012

    Syria: Suicide Attacks Kills Defense Minister, Assad’s Brother-in-Law
    Stalemate Continues Over New U.N. Security Council Measure on Syria
    Taliban Bombing Destroys 22 NATO Supply Trucks in Afghanistan
    HSBC Exec Resigns After Report Linking Bank to Drug Cartel Laundering
    Bernanke: U.S. Was Aware of Libor Manipulation; Fed Could Tackle Unemployment
    Report: U.S. Building Missile Site in Qatar
    Nigeria Seeks Record Fine for Shell Oil Spill
    Activists Begin Week of Action Against Shell’s Arctic Drilling
    U.N. Official Calls on Georgia, Texas to Halt Executions of 2 Mentally Disabled Men
    Planned Parenthood Sues Arizona over Funding Ban
    U.S. Media Granting Politicians Final Say on Attribution, Quotations
    Houston Janitors’ Strike to Spread Nationwide
    Anti-Apartheid Leader Nelson Mandela Turns 94