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December 1, 2015
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PRI's The World: 12/01/2015 The European Union pays Turkey to stop the flow of refugees and asylum seekers. Meanwhile, Germany joins in the fight against ISIS ? and Germans wonder whether that makes them a target. Plus, a journalist checks out charities and offers advice on how to make your donation count.
PRI's The World: 11/30/2015 Can world leaders get their act together on climate change? That's the big question at the global climate summit, which starts today in Paris. We'll have a preview. Also, the summit is taking place amid heightened security in the aftermath of the Paris terrorist attacks. There's also been a lot of discussion here in the US about what constitutes terrorism, after the term was widely used to describe the shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado last Friday. Marco discusses what is terrorism, and what isn't, with anti-terrorism expert Juliette Kayyem. Plus, an Italian sports reporter gives us his take on Kobe Bryant's announced retirement. The NBA star grew up partly in Italy and has a huge following there.
PRI's The World: 11/27/2015 Despite the cold and bad weather in the Mediterranean, thousands of migrants keep trying to reach Europe. We'll have the latest. Later we hear an incredible story of a Jewish girl who survived World War II by hiding beneath the kitchen floor in the house of a woman she didn't know. Plus, we'll bring you a report from Iceland on how a warming climate is literally changing the country's landscape. Glaciers are melting, and scientists are worried that the melting could lead to more volcanic eruptions.
World Headlines
US tells Turkey and Russia to end row US President Barack Obama urges Turkey and Russia to calm tensions over the downing of a Russian warplane and to focus on fighting IS militants.
Faulty part 'factor' in AirAsia crash Faulty equipment and the crew's response were among factors that caused an AirAsia plane to crash last December, killing 162 people, Indonesian officials say.
Zuckerberg to give away 99% of shares Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan say they will give away 99% of their shares, as they announce the birth of their daughter Max.
Can the Warriors' winning streak bring in big bucks?
Winning games is great for fans but does a streak affect sales or advertising?
V-Tech hack affected millions of children ? is anyone safe?
Hacks are common now, but going after children's information is a whole new ballpark.
A merger meant to shake up the sleepy mattress biz
The deal is a response in part to changes wrought by the Internet
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