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Democracy Now! – August 5, 2013

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Greenwald: Snowden “Doing Very Well” in Russia After Sparking “Extraordinary Debate” on NSA, Spying; Greenwald: Is U.S. Exaggerating Threat to Embassies to Silence Critics of NSA Domestic Surveillance?; New Iranian President Calls For West to End Sanctions, Reduce “Antagonism and Aggression.”

August 5, 2013

    U.S. Extends Closing of 19 Diplomatic Posts amid Security Fears
    NSA Critics Hold 2nd Nationwide Protest
    New Iranian President Hassan Rouhani Urges End to Sanctions
    Zimbabwean Opposition Disputes Re-Election of President Mugabe
    U.S. Issues Conflicting Messages on Pakistan Drone Strikes
    Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood Leaders to Face Trial; Nobel Winner Tawakkul Karman Denied Entry
    Israeli Cabinet Expands List of Settlements Eligible for Subsidies
    Honduran President Orders Militarization of Prison After Fatal Riot
    Judge Rules Woman with Down Syndrome Can Live with Friends
    U.S. Judge Extends Hold on Wisconsin Anti-Abortion Law
    Wisconsin Man Sentenced to 10 Years for Plot to Kill Abortion Doctor
    Sikhs Mark 1st Anniversary of Temple Shooting in Oak Creek, Wisconsin
    More Than 200 Arrested in “Summer Heat” Protest at Chevron Refinery in California
    Sculptor Removes Contested Quotation from Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial