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Pictures of the Day: Flames in Mid-Air EditionSalmabad and Bilad al-Qadeem, Bahrain. In the top photo, a protester throws a Molotov cocktail at security forces. In the second, a member of the riot police fires tear gas at protesters rallying in solidarity with imprisoned opposition members 

The must-read: A ProPublica piece by Justin Elliott, “Meet Bahrain’s Best Friend in Congress.” How did Democratic Representative Eni Faleomavaega of American Samoa become the Congressional champion of Bahrain and their crackdown on opposition? (Hint: there was a lobbying firm involved.

Photo Credit:  Hamad I Muhammad/Reuters (both photos). Via/Via.

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    *Amazing photography. Still need to read the article.
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