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Democracy Now! – April 17, 2013

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Venezuela Accuses U.S. of Plotting Coup After Deadly Post-Election Protests; After Obama Shuns Probe, Bipartisan Panel Finds “Indisputable” Evidence U.S. Tortured Under Bush; Boston Turns to Recovery as Victims Identified, Bombing Details Emerge.

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April 17, 2013

    FBI: Boston Marathon Bombs Built with Pressure Cookers, Filled with Shrapnel
    Remaining Boston Marathon Fatalities Identified
    8-Year-Old Victim Carried Sign Urging “No More Hurting People”
    Obama to Attend Memorial in Boston
    Saudi Victim Ruled Out as Suspect
    U.S. Drone Strike Kills 5 in Pakistan
    Electoral Council Rules Out Venezuelan Recount as Tensions Grow
    Authorities Intercept Ricin-Laden Letter to Senator Wicker
    Senate to Hold Votes on Gun Amendments; Background Check Measure Lacks Support
    Groups File Challenge to Arkansas Abortion Ban
    Ohio Man Sentenced to 20 Years for Mosque Fire
    Environmental Groups Challenge State Dept. on Keystone Review
    U.N.: Over 1 in 4 Children “Stunted” by Malnutrition
    New Zealand Recognizes Same-Sex Marriage