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Democracy Now! – May 15, 2013

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Chris Hedges: Monitoring of AP Phones a “Terrifying” Step in State Assault on Press Freedom; Nobel Laureate Rigoberta Menchú Hails Genocide Conviction of Ex-Guatemalan Dictator Ríos Montt; Allan Nairn: After Ríos Montt Verdict, Time for U.S. to Account for Its Role in Guatemalan Genocide.

May 15, 2013

    Holder Defends Monitoring of AP Phone Records
    Wal-Mart Linked to Collapsed Bangladeshi Factory; The Gap Rejects Safety Pact
    Russia Expels Alleged CIA Spy Caught Recruiting
    3 U.S. Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan
    Minnesota Gov. Signs Same-Sex Marriage Law
    Fort Hood Sexual Assault Coordinator Accused of Abuses
    Warren Questions Regulators, Justice Dept. on Lack of Wall Street Prosecutors
    Fast-Food Workers Strike in Milwaukee
    Former Head of Hispanic Outreach for Florida GOP Switches Parties Over “Intolerance”
    Cooper Union Students Continue Tuition Protest
    Seattle Teachers Win Campaign Against Standardized MAP Test
    Angelina Jolie Reveals Double Masectomy for Breast Cancer; Firm Owns Mutation Gene
    Undocumented Immigrants Protest Deportations at Illinois Jail