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Democracy Now! – January 17, 2013

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Exclusive: Aaron Swartz’s Partner, Expert Witness Say Prosecutors Unfairly Targeted Dead Activist; As Obama Prepares for 2nd Term, Tavis Smiley Urges Him to Take Up MLK’s Fight Against Poverty.

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January 17, 2013

    Obama Reveals Sweeping Gun Control Plan; NRA Vows “Fight of the Century”
    ACLU: Obama’s Call for More Police in Schools Could Lead to “Over-Incarceration”
    Judge: U.S. Gov’t Must Prove Manning Knowingly Aided Al-Qaeda
    Algeria: U.S. Citizens, Algerian Workers Taken Hostage in Claimed Retaliation for Mali Bombing
    French Troops Launch Ground Operations in Mali
    U.S. to Recognize Somali Gov’t for 1st Time in 20 Years
    U.S. Halts Detainee Transfers to Some Afghan Prisons over Torture Concerns
    Syria Allows U.N. to Expand Food Aid
    Netanyahu Responds to Reported Obama Criticism as E1
    Report Details U.S. Weapon Sales to Bahrain During Crackdown on Protesters