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Headlines for June 10, 2013 10.6.2013 Democracy Now!
NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden Says He Acted to Alert Public of Privacy Breaches, NSA Seeks Criminal Probe, Claims "Grave Damage" in Surveillance Leaks, Obama, Xi Discuss Cybertheft at California Summit, U.S., China Pledge to Reduce HFC Emissions, Seek North Korea Denuclearization, Pakistan Summons U.S. Envoy After Drone Strike Kills 9, Pakistani PM Calls for End to U.S. Drone Strike, 7 Taliban Militants Die in Thwarted Assault on Kabul Airport, 3 Americans Killed in Afghan Attack, Tens of Thousands Join Anti-Gov't Rallies in Turkey, Nelson Mandela Hospitalized for Lung Infection, Immigration Debate Begins in Senate; House GOP Votes to Deport DREAMers, Gunman Kills 5 in Santa Monica Rampage, Activists Raise Bangladeshi Factory Safety, Worker-CEO Pay at Wal-Mart Shareholders Meeting, San Onofre Nuclear Plant Shut Down, Jury Selection Begins in George Zimmerman Murder Trial
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Pivotal Day In Trayvon Martin Case: Jury Selection Begins (Live Updates) 10.6.2013 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
Jury selection starts today in George Zimmerman's second-degree murder trial in Florida. Zimmerman is back in court more than 15 months after he shot and...
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Victoria Brittain: Guilty Until Proven Innocent 10.6.2013 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
A four-month hunger strike, mass force-feedings, and widespread media coverage have at last brought Guantanamo back into American consciousness. Still unnoticed and out of the news, however, is a comparable situation in the U.S. itself.
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Guilty Until Proven Innocent 10.6.2013 Commondreams.org Views
Victoria Brittain

A four-month hunger strike, mass force-feedings, and widespread media coverage have at last brought Guantanamo, the notorious offshore prison set up by the Bush administration early in 2002, back into American consciousness. Prominent voices are finally calling on President Obama to close it down and send home scores of prisoners who, years ago, were cleared of wrongdoing.(Brennan Linsley/Pool/Reuters)

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Key Dates In The Trayvon Martin Murder Case 10.6.2013 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
The trial of George Zimmerman, set to kick off with jury selection on Monday, is one of the biggest court proceedings to take place in...
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Karzai Demands Return of Afghan Detainees from 'Secret' UK Prison 9.6.2013 CommonDreams.org Headlines

Afghan President Hamid Karzai is demanding the return of nearly 100 Afghan men who are being held in secret, without charges in the country's UK-run Camp Bastion—a situation with obvious parallels to the United State's Guantanamo Bay Detention Facility. 

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Gitmo, Indefinite Detention Battles Emerge Amid NSA Scandal 8.6.2013 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
WASHINGTON -- With the nation already alarmed over revelations of massive National Security Agency data collection, Congress is set to act next week on two...
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Anonymous Hacker Who Exposed Steubenville Rape Could Get More Jail Time Than Rapists 7.6.2013 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
A 26-year-old Kentucky man has revealed that his home was the subject of an aggressive raid by a group of FBI agents last month in...
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7 Anonymous Hackers Who Have Been Unmasked 7.6.2013 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
Another member of the hacker collective Anonymous has been unmasked this week. In a letter posted Thursday on projectknightsec.com (a website run by Anonymous), Deric...
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Obama Continues Controversial Bush Policies 7.6.2013 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
WASHINGTON -- Five years into his presidency, Barack Obama presides over a national security apparatus that in many ways still resembles the one left behind...
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Violent Prison Could See Major Changes 7.6.2013 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
NEW ORLEANS -- Citing a history of inmate deaths, sexual assaults, beatings, stabbings and poor medical care at the New Orleans jail, a federal judge...
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Headlines for June 7, 2013 7.6.2013 Democracy Now!
NSA Taps Into Google, Facebook, Apple Servers, Austria Withdraws Peacekeepers From Golan Heights As Syria Fighting Spreads, Turkey Protests Continue Despite Erdogan's Call For Demonstrations To End, Britain to Pay Out $22 Million To Veterans of Kenya's Mau Mau Movement, IMF Admits It Miscalculated Impact of Austerity on Greek Economy, Secret NSA Hacking Unit Exposed Ahead of U.S.-China Summit, Mexican Authorities Rescue 165 Kidnapped Migrants, Mass Palestinian Grave Found In Tel Aviv, Massachusetts Men Sue New York Post Over Boston Marathon Article, Death of 4-Year-Old Girl Tied to Glitches in NYC's New 911 Dispatch System
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CODEPINK Peace Delegation to Yemen to Meet with Drone Strike Victims, Families of Guantanamo Prisoners 6.6.2013 Commondreams.org Newswire

This week 7 Americans announced their intention to travel to Yemen from June 11-18 on a peace delegation to meet with victims of US drone strikes and family members of Yemeni Guantanamo prisoners cleared for release. Yemen is the country with the most Guantanamo prisoners (86 of the 166 prisoners) and the most US drone strikes. Delegates are calling for relations between the U.S. and Yemen to be based on diplomacy and adherence to international law, not drone strikes and indefinite detention.

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Headlines for June 6, 2013 6.6.2013 Democracy Now!
Verizon Handing over Millions of Phone Records in Broadest Gov't Surveillance to Date, U.S. Soldier Pleads Guilty to Afghan Massacre, Report: U.S. Sends 125 More Troops to Contain Guantánamo Revolt, Obama Unveils Susan Rice, Samantha Power for New Foreign Policy Posts, Turkish Police Continue Protest Crackdown, U.S., Venezuela Vow Talks; Filmmaker Released From Prison, 6 Killed in Philadelphia Building Collapse, Colorado OKs Driver's Licenses for Undocumented Immigrants; Gov. Scott Vetoes Florida Bill, Obama Admin Ordered to Follow Court Order on Plan B
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Why the Churches Should Support Bradley Manning 5.6.2013 Commondreams.org Views
Rev. John Dear

As the long trial of Bradley Manning gets underway this week, I want to add my voice to the millions who stand with him and the thousands who protested his imprisonment over the weekend, and thank him for his brave act, and urge that all charges against him be dropped. Releasing information on war crimes, as the saying goes, is not a war crime. He should be released immediately.

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Headlines for June 5, 2013 5.6.2013 Democracy Now!
Turkey Protests Continue as Gov't Apologizes for Police Response, Pro-Assad Forces Re-Take Qusair From Syrian Rebels, 2 Afghans Killed in Protest After More Bodies Found Near U.S. Base, Hacker Who Alerted Gov't Testifies at Bradley Manning Trial, Susan Rice to Be Named Obama's National Security Adviser, Obama Appoints 3 Judges in Challenge to GOP "Obstruction", After Cutting Social Programs, Christie Calls Costly Special Election for Vacant NJ Senate Seat, Military Leaders Reject Independent Oversight of Sexual Assault, Aurora Suspect Pleads Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity, Connecticut Approves Labeling of GMO Foods, Report Finds Major Racial Disparity in Pot Arrests, Texas Police Officers Fired for Beating Woman Detained for Unpaid Fine, Egyptian Court Convicts Foreign NGO Workers, Veteran Activist, Lawyer Chokwe Lumumba Elected Mayor of Jackson, Miss., Preacher, Civil Rights Activist Rev. Will Campbell Dies at 88
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Video Of Teen Being Beaten By Cops 'Sickens' Police Chief 5.6.2013 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
HOUSTON — Houston's police chief told jurors on Tuesday that the 2010 videotaped beating of a black teen burglary suspect made him "sick to my...
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War and the whistleblower: Bradley Manning on trial 5.6.2013 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 The long-awaited trial of Bradley Manning, the whistleblower and army private suspected of passing on classified material to Wikileaks, opened on Monday. Please support our coverage of democratic movements and become a supporting member of  rabble.ca . The long-awaited trial of Bradley Manning, the whistleblower and army private suspected of passing on classified material to Wikileaks, opened on Monday as supportive demonstrations were held in dozens of cities. Arrested in May 2010 after former hacker Adrian Lamo reported him to the FBI, Manning is said to have passed on vast numbers of military and diplomatic files -- allegedly the ones later published by Wikileaks -- while deployed to an army base near Baghdad. read ...
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Headlines for June 4, 2013 4.6.2013 Democracy Now!
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Yemen To Obama: Back Up Gitmo Promise With Action 3.6.2013 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
JEDDAH, June 2 (Reuters) - Yemen gave a qualified welcome on Sunday to U.S. President Barack Obama's promise to lift a ban on repatriating Yemeni...
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