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Democracy Now! – May 14, 2013

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Jailed Civil Rights Attorney Lynne Stewart Seeks Compassionate Release over Worsening Cancer; Former Attorney General Ramsey Clark Decries Government’s “Big Brother” Seizure of AP Phone Records; Dr. Paul Farmer on Rwanda’s Health Leap, Haiti’s Struggles & How Communities Can Repair the World.

May 14, 2013

    Obama Admin Secretly Obtains Trove of Associated Press Phone Records in “Unprecedented Intrusion”
    Search for Bodies at Collapsed Garment Building in Bangladesh Ends; Death Toll at 1,127
    Worker Describes 17 Days Trapped in Garment Building’s Rubble
    European Firms Commit to Plan for Improving Bangladesh Factory Safety
    Report: IRS Commissioner Knew About Targeting of Right-Wing Groups in May 2012
    Supreme Court Sides Unanimously With Monsanto in Seed Patent Case
    Minnesota Governor to Sign Bill Allowing Same-Sex Marriage
    Document Reveals New Protocol for Force-Feeding Guantánamo Hunger Strikers
    Obama, Cameron Vow to Increase Pressure on Syrian Gov’t
    Abortion Doctor Kermit Gosnell Found Guilty of First-Degree Murder
    Court Delays Unrestricted Sale of Emergency Contraception
    Former Guatemalan Dictator Ríos Montt Hospitalized After Fainting
    Mexican Authorities Arrest 2 for Beating Death of Malcolm Shabazz