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Democracy Now! – October 10, 2012

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Wal-Mart Workers in 12 States Stage Historic Strikes, Protests Against Workplace Retaliation; As Bain Ships Jobs to China, Bainport Protesters Arrested for Blocking Illinois Factory’s Closure; Bain Capital & Big Tobacco: Romney’s Firm Profited From U.S.-Russia Cigarette Deals & Privatizations; As Millions Buy iPhone 5, Chinese Workers at Apple Plant Foxconn Protest Workplace Conditions.

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October 10, 2012

    Poll: Obama and Romney Tied Among Likely Voters
    Romney Hits Back at Obama over Big Bird Comments
    Ohio Asks Supreme Court to Curb Early Weekend Voting
    Supreme Court Rejects Bid to Hold Telecom Companies Accountable for Domestic Spying
    U.S. Gov’t Sues Wells Fargo for Reckless Mortgage Loans
    Turkey Threatens “Greater Force” if Syria Fire Continues
    Greeks Hold Mass Protest Against Visiting Merkel
    Brazil: Protest by Indigenous Groups Halts Dam Construction
    Supreme Court Declines to Block Chevron’s $18 Billion Fine for Ecuador Pollution
    Sandusky Sentenced to At Least 30 Years in Penn State Sex Abuse Scandal
    Billionaire CEO Warns Workers of Job Cuts if Obama Re-Elected
    Video: New York Police Call Teenager a “Mutt” During Stop-and-Frisk