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Democracy Now! – January 8, 2013

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4 Years After Vow to Close Gitmo, Why Has Obama Signed NDAA Bill Barring Transfer of Its Prisoners?; Exclusive: As Gitmo Turns 11, Al Jazeera’s Sami al-Hajj on 6-Year Ordeal of U.S. Detention, Torture.

January 8, 2013

    U.S. Drone Strike Kills 8 in Pakistan
    McChrystal, Ex-Commander of U.S. Forces in Afghanistan, Questions Drone Warfare
    Former Adviser: Obama “As Ruthless and Indifferent to the Rule of Law” as Bush
    Obama Unveils Hagel, Brennan Nominations to Head Pentagon, CIA
    Bank of America to Pay $11 Billion Settlement to Freddie Mac
    Top Banks Escape Wider Fines with $8.5 Billion Foreclosure Settlement
    Bahraini Opposition Vows Continued Protest after Sentences Upheld
    Activists Protest Keystone XL at TransCanada Offices
    Environmental Groups Urge Obama to Tackle Climate Change, Reject Keystone XL
    Report: Jackson Left EPA over Fears Obama Will Approve Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline