News for 2012-01-24

Tuesday, January 24, 2012
[title] Cell 36: Palestinian Children Locked in Solitary Confinement in Israel
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[field_image_caption-raw] Big Spending by Unions in Walker Recall Has Some Dems Worried
Unions have been investing heavily to recall Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a move that has some Democrats worried that there will be little money left for other battles across the nation.
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[field_image_caption-raw] State of the Union: Obama's Political Theater and Theirs
President Obama's 2012 State of the Union address begins at 9 PM EST. Watch here: If you have problems with the stream, try here or here to view the address.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Romney: 'I Pay All the Taxes That Are Legally Required'
During the debate in Tampa on Monday, Mitt Romney declared: "I pay all the taxes that are legally required and not a dollar more." While this is true, Romney's tax returns show flawed tax laws that favor investment gains over actual earned wages.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Wikileaks Founder to Host New Television Series
UPDATE : RT has announced that it will be of the first to broadcast Assange's show in March.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Occupy Davos: Attendees Confront a New Wave of Anger
This years’ World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, marks the start of the perennial capitalist meet-and-greet summit season. The economic equivalent of the Oscars, the WEF is a time for the 0.1% to celebrate the achievements and successes of free-markets, and to discuss how to keep the...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Marine Gets Light Sentence for Massacre of Iraqi Civilians
Staff Sergeant Frank Wuterich, accused of killing unarmed Iraqi women and children in 2005 in Haditha, Iraq, reached a plea deal on Monday, ending the prosecutions from that incident. Al Jazeera reports :
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[title] One Year After Egyptian Revolution, Military Dictatorship Lives On
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[field_image_caption-raw] Deadly Blasts Hit Baghdad as Violence Surges
A series of bombs hit Baghdad Tuesday killing at least a dozen and injuring scores others. These are the latest in a string of attacks targeting Shiites. The Associated Press reports on the attacks:
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