Democracy Now! U.S. and World News Headlines for Thursday, August 7

Democracy Now! U.S. and World News Headlines for Thursday, August 7

Published on Aug 7, 2014

Visit to watch the daily independent, global news hour. This is a summary of top news headlines from the U.S. and around the world on Thursday, August 7, 2014. Visit the Democracy Now! website to read the complete transcript, search the vast news archive, and to make a donation to support our daily, non-profit news program.

In this video, you’ll learn about these top news headlines today:

Ceasefire in Gaza Enters Final 24 Hours

U.N. Chief: Gaza Toll Has “Shocked and Shamed the World”

Obama: Gaza Blockade Cannot Continue Indefinitely

Report: Israeli Deliberately Targeted Medics in Gaza

Iraqi Christians Face Crisis as IS Advances; 40,000 Yazidis Trapped on Mountain

Ebola Toll Tops 930; Liberians Plead for Drug Given to U.S. Missionaries

U.S. Drone Strike Kills At Least 5 in Pakistan

Russia Imposes Sanctions on U.S., European Agricultural Goods

Snowden Allowed to Remain in Russia for 3 More Years

Cambodia: 2 Khmer Rouge Leaders Sentenced to Life in Prison

Mexico: Congress OKs Reforms Opening Oil, Gas Sector to Foreign Firms

Bank of America to Pay Record $17 Billion for Toxic Mortgages

Missouri Executes 1st Prisoner Since Botched Killing in Arizona

NYPD Arrests Wife of Man Who Filmed Fatal Arrest of Eric Garner

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