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September 4, 2015
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PRI's The World: 09/03/2015 The devastating photo of a dead Syrian child lying on a European beach has many asking that more be done to help those fleeing conflict. We take a closer look at what America's doing to help the large numbers of migrants coming out of the Middle East and Africa. Plus, one of the jurors from the trial of Boston marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev speaks out. Also, can a single moment of sports serendipity launch a prize-winning writing career? Just ask Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami.
PRI's The World: 09/02/2015 We walk in the footsteps of migrants as they try to make their way from Syria to Europe. Plus, an exhibit of poster art will travel from the US to Cuba to Iran, featuring artists from all three countries. Also, what's the real story behind a train filled with Nazi gold that some treasure hunters say has been discovered in Poland?
PRI's The World: 09/01/2015 Europe's migrant crisis continues to worsen. We hear how two countries in Europe are dealing with the influx of people fleeing the Middle East and Africa. Plus, we look at a border fence between the US and Mexico and whether its desirable or even feasible. Also, we'll sample organic tequila from Mexico.
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Hungary migrant stand-off continues A tense stand-off on a migrant train near Budapest continues, as Hungarian MPs prepare for a key vote and fresh European crisis talks are scheduled.
UK to accept 'thousands' more refugees David Cameron says the UK will fulfil its "moral responsibility" by taking in "thousands" more Syrian refugees in response to the worsening humanitarian crisis.
IS 'blows up Palmyra tower tombs' Islamic State (IS) militants continue their destruction of the ancient Syrian site of Palmyra by blowing up three funerary towers.
Obama To Reassure Saudi King Amid Concerns Over Iran Nuclear Deal President Obama hosts Saudi Arabia's King Salman at the White House on Friday. They'll be talking about the Iran nuclear deal.
How Likely Is It, Really, That Your Athletic Kid Will Turn Pro? More than a quarter of parents in a recent poll say they hope their teens who play high school sports will become professional athletes. But sky-high parental expectations can have a dark side.
August Jobless Data To Influence Fed's Decision On Hiking Interest Rates The monthly jobs report could tip the balance for the Federal Reserve. Policymakers are weighing whether to raise the Fed's official interest rates later this month.
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