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Democracy Now! – August 8, 2013

New York Police Ends Practice of Keeping Innocent New Yorkers in Stop-and-Frisk Database; “I Do Not Want to Die in Prison”: Cancer-Stricken Lawyer Lynne Stewart Seeks Compassionate Release; Activists Accuse Washington, D.C. Police Officer of Infiltrating Bangladesh Sweatshop Protests.

August 8, 2013

    Report: NSA Sifting Through Troves of Cross-Border Communications
    Obama Cancels Putin Summit After Russia Gives Asylum to Snowden
    Obama: “There Is No Spying on Americans”
    Snowden’s Father: “This Isn’t About Russia…The Fight Is Right Here”
    Judge Rejects Some Claims on “Chilling Effect” of Manning Leaks
    “Dream 9” Immigrant Activists Released from Detention
    Syrian Army Kills Scores of Rebels in Ambush
    Egypt: Morsi Supporters Rally amid “Dangerous Stalemate”
    Judge: Police Suppressed Evidence in Reggie Clemons Death Row Case
    Walmart Agrees to Improve Safety Conditions at Stores
    Japan: Prime Minister Orders Government Action to Stop Fukushima Leaks
    Report: Chesapeake Energy Drops Natural Gas Fracking Leases in NY
    Gag Order Bars 2 Children from Ever Discussing Fracking


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