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Democracy Now! – October 16, 2012

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Secret Debate Contract Reveals Obama and Romney Campaigns Exclude Third Parties, Control Questions; Glenn Greenwald: Presidential Debates Highlight “Faux Objectivity” of Mainstream Journalists; Chilean Student Movement Awarded For Organizing Nation’s Largest Protests Since Pinochet Era.

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October 16, 2012

    Obama and Romney Head to New York for 2nd Presidential Debate
    Report: U.S. to Help Build Elite Anti-Militia Force in Libya
    Brahimi Calls for Holiday Ceasefire in Syria; Turkey Hosts 100,000 Syrian Refugees
    EU Announces New Sanctions on Iran Despite Warnings over Civilian Toll
    U.S. and Israel to Launch Largest-Ever Joint Air Defense Drill
    Judge Bars Torture Discussion from 9/11 Trial at Guantánamo
    Thousands Protest Austerity Budget in Portugal
    Report: U.S. Businessman Launches Risky Geoengineering Venture in Pacific Ocean
    NOAA: September Tied for World’s Warmest September on Record
    ACLU Sues Morgan Stanley over Predatory Loans Sold to African Americans
    Cuba Loosens Travel Restrictions for Citizens
    Soup Kitchen Head Slams Paul Ryan for Staged Photo Op
    Video Shows Brutal Police Beating at Jewish Center in New York