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Democracy Now! – July 19, 2012

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Syrian Activist in Hiding: “We’re Not Looking for Intervention, We’re Looking for Support”; Back from Syria, Reporter David Enders Says Assad Regime Crumbling to “Grassroots Rebellion”; Assad Biographer: After Initial Hopes of Reform, Syrian Ruler Has Succumbed to Delusions of Power; Matt Taibbi: LIBOR Rate-Fixing Scandal “Biggest Insider Trading You Could Ever Imagine.”

Headlines
July 19, 2012

    Syria: Clashes Erupt After Blast Kills Top Officials
    Israel Blames Iran for Deadly Bombing in Bulgaria
    Massive Iceberg Detaches from Greenland Glacier
    U.S. Drought Scorches Crops, Drives Up Food Prices
    Capitol One to Pay $210 Million Fine for Misleading Customers on Credit Card Fees
    Admin Officials Sued for Drone Killings of U.S. Citizens in Yemen
    Manning Lawyers Seek OK to Prove Evidence Leak Caused U.S. No Harm
    Report: 110 African Americans Killed by Police, Security Guards and Vigilantes in 2012
    Former Mubarak VP Omar Suleiman Dies in U.S.
    U.K. Panel: U.S. “Vulture Fund” Can’t Collect Massive Sum from DRC
    Texas Conducts 1st Single-Drug Execution
    Passenger’s Naked Airport Security Protest Deemed Protected Speech
    Muslims Allowed to Worship at Embattled Tennessee Mosque
    Democrats Drop “Bank of America” from Name of National Convention Site
    Zimmerman: Trayvon Martin Killing Was “God’s Plan”; No Regrets

July 18, 2012

    Syria: Suicide Attack Kills Defense Minister, Assad’s Brother-in-Law