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PRI's The World: 05/04/2016 Some 80,000 Canadians flee their town as it catches fire. We do a drive through. Also, electioneering in London gets ugly as racial politics enter the mix. Plus, we'll hear why some pirates on the high seas are no longer targeting oil tankers the way they used to.
PRI's The World: 05/03/2016 The Olympic flame has arrived in Brazil ? but is the country ready to host the Summer Games? Also, remember the 5-year-old Afghan boy who was wearing a soccer jersey made from a plastic bag? The picture went viral a while back. The makeshift jersey was made to look like the one worn by the boy's hero, Argentine soccer star Lionel Messi. Messi responded by sending him a real jersey. Now the kid's family in Afghanistan has gotten threats, and they've had to flee to Pakistan. Plus, how Leicester City ? the unlikeliest of English Premier League soccer champions ? got a little help from some local Buddhist monks.
PRI's The World: 05/02/2016 Baghdad was the scene of some drama over the weekend when protesters stormed the so-called Green Zone, and occupied the country's parliament. Also, Puerto Rico, a US territory, is set to default on hundreds of millions of dollars in debt. The island's governor says it's the only way to protect essential services on the island. Plus, an exhibit in London explores the women of the punk rock scene back in the 1980s.
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Last Trump rival quits Republican race John Kasich ends his campaign for the Republican nomination, leaving Donald Trump as sole candidate in his party's presidential race.
Canada wildfire threatens entire city A "catastrophic" wildfire that has forced the evacuation of all 88,000 people from Fort McMurray could destroy much of the Canadian city, officials warn.
Addiction doctor made Prince 911 call Prince's team requested emergency support from a leading addiction specialist just a day before the singer died, the doctor's lawyer reveals.
Hulu confirms plan to launch new TV streaming service
The on-demand streaming is adding subscribers and is now going after the so-called ?skinny? cable bundle.
Flint's troubles mount as home prices fall 21 percent
The lead-contaminated water crisis appears to be scaring home buyers away, driving prices down sharply since early 2015.
With Trump the nominee, where will big donors go?
They'll sit this one out or move down ballot, most likely.
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