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May 29, 2015
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PRI's The World: 05/28/2015 What is FIFA? Depending on who you ask, it is either a positive force in the sporting world or it's an old-boys network, rife with some of the worst corruption imaginable. Meanwhile, Russia has wasted no time in accusing the US of over-reaching in going after high-level FIFA officials on corruption charges. Plus, we hear how a 10 percent tax on feminine hygiene products has Australian women out in the streets protesting.
PRI's The World: 05/27/2015 The US Justice Department goes after corruption at the highest level of world soccer. Plus, meet the American soccer dad who got ensnared in the corruption probe back in 2013. Also, we take a look at how immigrant students experience the US school system. Finally, we bring you a story on the many incarnations of Sherlock Holmes and his man Watson, as well as some amazing footage of perhaps the only filmed interview with Holmes's creator, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
PRI's The World: 05/26/2015 Tornados in Mexico, killer heatwaves in India ? we take a global look at what exactly is going on with the weather. Is it getting more extreme? Also, Nigeria is one of the biggest petroleum producers in the world. We find out why people are lining up for more than three hours to fill up their tanks with gas. Plus, a Vietnamese immigrant starts an indoor shrimp farm in Massachusetts.
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Fifa to decide on Blatter presidency The 209 members of Fifa are set to vote for their new president amid a huge corruption scandal, with Sepp Blatter seeking a fifth term.
Syria Islamists 'seize Idlib city' An Islamist rebel coalition has seized one of the last cities in western Idlib province held by the Syrian government, activists say.
Bangkok talks on Asia migrant crisis A regional conference is under way in the Thai capital Bangkok to discuss solutions to the South East Asia migrant crisis.
Video: If you give a kid a laptop
...she's going to ask how to use it. An animated look at the digital classroom.
Drunken email wins over Anthony Bourdain
How to win over a potential investor? One man got drunk.
In Los Angeles, homeless camps are suddenly everywhere
It's easier to camp on public land now, and there's less room in shelters.
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