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September 19, 2014
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PRI's The World: 9/18/2014 Immigration courts are starting to decide the fate of tens of thousands of young Central Americans who entered the the US illegally. We wonder what has happened to migrants after they've been deported. Plus, the UK becomes one of the first western countries to create an Islamic finance investment bond. And as Scotland goes to the polls today, we visit a bagpipe factory in Pakistan, of all places.
PRI's The World: 9/17/2014 The Obama Administration sends US troops to help fight Ebola in West Africa. Plus, passengers in Pakistan chase a former government minister off a plane after his late arrival kept them waiting at the gate for hours. And a fashion designer who's making stunning patterns from images of cancer cells.
PRI's The World: 9/16/2014 The US carries out airstrikes near Baghdad where a tense sectarian mood is emerging and where the "fear of the other is seeping even to the people you know." Also, a Ukrainian-American author writes about the Ukrainian community in Brighton Beach and muses on the relationships between those who left and those who stayed behind. Plus, the coffee maker that turned James Bond into a coffee snob.
World Headlines
Salmond to go after Scotland No vote Alex Salmond is to step down as first minister of Scotland after voters decisively rejected independence.
French launch first strikes on IS President Hollande says France has carried out its first air strikes against IS militants in Iraq, joining the US in military action against the group.
Sarkozy announces return to politics French ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy returns to politics, announcing on his Facebook page that he will seek the leadership of main centre-right party.
The risks and rewards of Alibaba's IPO
While some think shares are priced low, others worry about the deal's structure.
PODCAST: The nuance of inflation
Alibaba starts trading, UK interest rates, and the nuance of inflation.
Want to sell a house? Head West. Want to buy? Go East.
Zillow's findings show an east-west divide for real estate.
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