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Democracy Now! – June 13, 2013

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Juan Gonzalez: Failures in NYC’s New Billion-Dollar 911 System Could Be Costing Lives; Chris Pyle, Whistleblower on Domestic Spying in 70s, Says Be Wary of Attacks on NSA’s Critics; A Mexican Migrant’s Death Portends Dangers of Harsh “Border Security” in Senate Immigration Bill; As Judge Weighs Legality of NYPD’s Stop and Frisk, Justice Dept. Calls for Court-Appointed Monitor.

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June 13, 2013

    Snowden in Hong Kong: “I Am Here to Reveal Criminality”
    Alexander: Phone Collection Has Prevented “Dozens” of Attacks
    U.N.: Syrian Toll Hits 93,000, “Potentially Much Higher”
    Kerry: U.S. Weighing Options for Aiding Syrian Rebels
    Turkish PM Erdogan Issues 24-Hour Deadline for End to Protests
    Greeks Stage National Strike over Closure of State Broadcasters
    Mandela’s Condition Improves in Hospital Stay
    House Panel Advances 20-Week Abortion Ban; Sponsor Says Pregnancies From Rape “Very Low”
    Senate Measure Rejects Independent Oversight of Military Sexual Assault
    Morell Steps Down as Deputy CIA Director
    Admin Backs Independent Monitor of “Stop and Frisk”
    Wildfire Displaces Thousands in Colorado
    Florida Executes Prisoner Who Chronicled Life on Death Row
    Cleveland Kidnapping Suspect Pleads Not Guilty to All Charges
    Study: Rising Emissions Threaten 5.3 Degree Celcius Hike
    Mississippi Marks 50th Anniversary of Medgar Evers Assassination