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Democracy Now! – June 19, 2013

Michael Hastings Dies at 33; Fearless Journalist Challenged Power & Exposed Myths of Afghan War; Defiant Turkish Demonstrators “Finding New Ways to Protest” in Face of Relentless State Crackdown; Mass Protests Sweep Brazil in Uproar over Public Services Cuts & High Costs of World Cup, Olympics; Sister Helen Prejean & Bill Pelke on Freeing the Death Row Prisoner Who Killed Pelke’s Grandmother.

June 19, 2013

    U.S., Taliban to Hold Direct Talks in Qatar
    Karzai Suspends U.S. Talks over Taliban Concerns
    Taliban Renounces Foreign Attacks, Opens Political Office in Doha
    NATO Completes Transfer of “Security Control” to Afghan Forces
    Intel Officials Tell Congress NSA Surveillance Helped Thwart Attacks
    Obama Calls for Nuclear Weapon Reductions in Germany Speech
    House Approves 22-Week Abortion Ban
    Ex-Employees Say Bank of America Encouraged Foreclosures, Deceit
    Muslims File Lawsuit Challenging NYPD Spy Program
    Journalist Michael Hastings Dies in Car Crash at 33

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