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Democracy Now! – October 16, 2013

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“Totally Self-Inflicted Damage”: U.S. on Verge of Default as Pain from 16-Day Shutdown Spreads; U.S. Eases Rules on Exporting Military Technology to Secure Role as World’s Leading Arms Dealer.

Headlines
October 16, 2013

    House Fails to Produce Plan as Debt Ceiling Deadline Looms
    Japan: Typhoon Wipha Kills At Least 17
    Philippines: Death Toll from Earthquake Rises to 144
    Iran Presents Plan to Curb Nuclear Program at Geneva Talks
    Greenwald Leaves Guardian to Embrace “Dream Journalistic Opportunity”
    Report: Fast-Food Workers’ Reliance on Aid Costs Taxpayers $7 Billion Annually
    Nobel Economics Prize Winner Says Inequality is Most Important Issue in U.S.
    Report: Pundits Who Urged Strikes on Syria Failed to Disclose Ties to Military Industry
    Guantánamo Prisoner Vows to Continue to Hunger Strike
    Report: Half a Million Dead Due to Iraq War