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PRI's The World: 7/23/14 More planes shot down over eastern Ukraine ? military ones, and the separatists are taking credit this time. Also, an airline pilot offers a primer on flight safety. And why guinea pigs are catching on in New York - not as pets, but as dinner.
PRI's The World: 7/22/14 Malaysian officials meet with pro-Russia rebels from Eastern Ukraine to receive the flight data recorders from the downed Malaysia airliner. Also, a Somali radio show that helps Somalis separated by conflict find their lost loved ones. And finally, we introduce you to a 7th century monk who documented the beginnings of the English language.
PRI's The World: 7/21/14 We look at the unfolding investigation into the Malaysian Airlines tragedy, the accusations against Russia, and the uncertainty faced by the victims' families as they try to get answers. Also, Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy won the British Open golf tournament in commanding fashion over the weekend, but the one of the bigger stories is the rise of Chinese players. And, what ocean tides have to do with millions of Legos washing up on the beaches of Cornwall, England?
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Algerian jet missing on Sahara route Algeria's national airline, Air Algerie, says it has lost contact with one of its planes flying from Burkina Faso, with 116 people on board.
UN warns of 'dire' Gaza situation UN humanitarian chief Valerie Amos expresses extreme concern at the situation in Gaza, warning that residents are running out of food and water.
'Apostasy' woman flies out of Sudan A Sudanese woman who was spared a death sentence for renouncing Islam has flown to Italy after more than a month in the US embassy.
GM recall numbers keep going up, up, up
The automaker recalled another 700,000 vehicles today.
Target attracts new customers by downsizing
Target opened it's smallest store in Minneapolis. What's a Target if it's not big?
Why high earnings aren't translating into jobs
Corporate earnings are up. But will these cash-rich companies give you a job?
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