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Democracy Now! – January 7, 2013

Obama’s Cheney? “Assassination Czar” John Brennan Brings Legacy of Drone War and Torture to CIA Nod; Chuck Hagel Faces Tough Confirmation from Senate Hawks for Rejecting Party Line on Israel, Iran; Hacker Group Anonymous Leaks Chilling Video in Case of Alleged Steubenville Rape, Cover-U.

January 7, 2013

    U.S. Drone Strike Kills Up to 18 in Pakistan
    Judge Upholds Drone Secrecy Despite Doubts on Attacks’ Legality
    Report: Admin Task Force Mulls Gun Database, Universal Checks
    Giffords Meets With Victims’ Families in Newtown
    House Passes Initial Sandy Relief, But Delays Bulk of Aid
    Obama to Nominate Hagel for Defense Secretary, Brennan for CIA
    Report: Obama Considering Up to 9,000 Troops in Afghanistan After 2014
    Bahrain’s Highest Court Upholds Convictions of Opposition Leaders
    Assad Vows Continued Crackdown in Rare Public Speech
    India Rape Suspects Appear in Court
    South Africa Deploys Troops to Central African Republic as Aid Group Declares “Silent Crisis”
    Idle No More Movement Stages Blockades, Protests in Canada as Hunger-Striking Chief to Meet PM
    Union of California Nurses, Healthcare Workers to Challenge SEIU


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