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Democracy Now! – December 5, 2012

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Amy Goodman Questions Top U.S. Negotiator on Alleged Obstruction of U.N. Climate Talks in Doha; From Small Island States to Largest Polluters, “Everyone is Looking to the U.S.” on Global Warming; “Get It Done”: After Stirring Durban Speech, Student Anjali Appadurai Initially Banned by UN in Doha;
From Fossil Fuels to Global Warming Denial, Koch Brothers May Be Biggest Force Behind U.S. Inaction.

Headlines
December 5, 2012

    Death Toll From Typhoon Bopha Hits 270 in Philippines
    Thousands Protest in Egypt over Draft Constitution
    U.N.: Food Shortages Growing in Syria
    NATO Approves Patriot Missiles for Turkey’s Border With Syria
    PA Seeks U.N. Response to Israeli Settlement Expansion
    As Obama Gives Muted Response, Israel Cites Bush-Era U.S. Policy to Justify Settlement Growth
    U.S. Denies Iranian Claims of Drone Capture
    Mexican Demonstrators Allege Police Infiltration in Inauguration Protests
    Senate OKs $631 Billion Military Spending Bill
    Senate GOP Defeats Ratification of U.N. Treaty on Rights of the Disabled
    California Rebukes “Secure Communities” Immigration Enforcement
    Striking Port Workers Reach Agreement in Southern California