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Democracy Now! – October 1, 2013

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Tea Party Forces Government Shutdown with Obamacare Revolt; How Will It Impact Ordinary Americans? “The Lawbreaking is Ongoing”: Louisiana Levee Board Sues BP, Exxon, Shell, Chevron For Coast Damage; Holding BP Accountable: Environmental Justice Struggle Continues in Gulf Region After 2010 Spill.

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October 1, 2013

    Partial Shutdown Begins After Obamacare Impasse Derails Funding
    Enrollment Begins for Obamacare Insurance Exchanges
    Obama Renews Military Threat on Iran; Netanyahu Calls for Tightened Sanctions
    U.N. Team Begins Mission to Destroy Syrian Chemical Stockpile
    NSA Storing Online Metadata for Up to a Year
    33 Detained at Texas Border Crossing in Undocumented Protest Against Deportations
    Marine Corps Generals Forced to Retire over Afghan Security Lapse
    Venezuela Expels 3 U.S. Diplomats
    Thousands Rally in Haiti on Coup Anniversary
    Jailed, Hunger-Striking Canadians Claim Abuse by Egyptian Forces
    U.K. School Withdraws Investment in Drone Firm
    CUNY Students Continue Protests Against Petraeus Course