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Democracy Now! – April 29, 2013

A Desperate Situation at Guantánamo: Over 130 Prisoners on Hunger Strike, Dozens Being Force-Fed; Forgotten Women of the War on Terror: Author Victoria Brittain on the Wives and Families Left Behind; Country Musician Willie Nelson Turns 80: “One Person Carrying a Message Can Change the World.”

April 29, 2013

    Military Admits 100 Prisoners on Hunger Strike at Guantánamo
    Fire Erupts in Wreckage of Bangladesh Factory; Death Toll Rises to About 400
    Syrian Prime Minister Survives Assassination Attempt
    Pakistan Hit by Wave of Violence Ahead of Elections
    Iraq Suspends Licenses of 10 TV Channels, Including Al Jazeera
    Report: Troves of CIA Money Fueling Corruption in Afghanistan
    Afghanistan: 4 U.S. Servicemembers Die in Plane Crash
    Obama Urges Congress to Take Action on Sequester Cuts
    Authorities Arrest New Suspect in Ricin Mailings
    Iranian Scientist Released After More Than a Year in U.S. Detention
    Mexico: Hundreds March to Demand Justice for Slain Journalist
    Obama Jokes About Race, Republicans at White House Correspondents’ Dinner
    Report: African-American Voter Turnout Topped White Turnout in 2012
    Obama to Tap Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx for Transportation Post


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