matt is deceased and the other escapee, mr. sweat, is in custody. he is in stable condition and let's give a big round of applause to the men and women of law enforcement. [applause] amy: the prisoners used power tools to drill through the walls and break out of the clinton correctional facility in dannemora. two prison workers have been arrested for allegedly aiding their escape. in puerto rico has announced it will not be able to pay back at $72 billion in public debt. state officials are reportedly seeking to delay payments and talks with creditors. puerto rico's governor is reportedly set to call for hundreds of millions of dollars in cuts in a budget address today. and those are some of the headlines. this is democracy now! democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. same-sex weddings took place across the country this weekend after the u.s. supreme court ruled friday that all 50 states must now permit same sex couples "the fundamental right to marry." the ruling puts an end to same-sex marriage bans that remained in 14 states
tony robinson was shot dead in march after officer matt kenny forced his way into an apartment following a disturbance. kenny says robinson attacked him upon his entry. prosecutors declined to charge kenny last month. on wednesday, police said he has also been cleared by the madison police department's internal affairs unit. former rhode island governor lincoln chafee has entered the race for the 2016 democratic presidential nomination. chafee kicked off his campaign at george mason university in virginia. >> and certainly, we have many facing america. today i am formally entering the race for the democratic nomination for president. thank you. [applause] if we as leaders show good judgment and make good decisions, we can fix much of what is ailing us. we must deliberately and carefully extricate ourselves from expensive wars. amy: chafee previously served as a republican senator before switching to the democrats in he was the only republican 2013. senator to vote against the iraq war. and those are some of the headlines. this is democracy now, democracynow.org, the war and peace report.
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