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Democracy Now! – October 17, 2013

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Rep. John Conyers Pushes for a “Full Employment” Bill as Congress Votes to End Shutdown; FBI Urged to Reopen Probe Into 1985 Assassination of Arab-American Leader Alex Odeh in California; Arab-American Attorney Abdeen Jabara: I Was Spied on by the National Security Agency 40 Years Ago.

October 17, 2013

    Gov’t Reopens After GOP Backs Down on Defunding Obamacare
    Timing of Senator Ted Cruz Press Conference Highlights GOP Divide
    Houston Chronicle Reverses Sen. Ted Cruz Endorsement
    Obama Vows Immigration Reform Push “the Day After” Fiscal Crisis Ends
    Report: NSA Plays Extensive Role in CIA Drone Wars
    Talks on Iran’s Nuclear Program Conclude in Geneva
    JPMorgan Chase Admits Reckless Action in London Whale Trades
    Canada: Police Raid Anti-Fracking Blockade in New Brunswick
    Report: State Department-Backed Garment Complex in Haiti Stealing Workers’ Wages
    4 Migrants Killed After Boat Capsizes Near Miami
    Special Prosecutor Sought in Maryville Rape Case
    CUNY Students, Alum Protest Petraeus at Gala
    Democrat Cory Booker Wins New Jersey Senate Race