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May 30, 2015
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PRI's The World: 05/29/2015 FIFA President Sepp Blatter hangs on to his job despite a major corruption scandal under his watch. Also, we hear a reaction from Duluth, Minnesota, to a proposed international "bee habitat corridor" that would go right through town. Plus, we bring you a story about a new graphic novel about a Tel Aviv blues bar that was hit by a suicide bomber.
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.
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