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October 27, 2016
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PRI's The World: 10/25/2016 Today, we take a look at a surprise attack on a police academy in Pakistan. Both an ISIS affiliate and a Taliban splinter group have claimed responsibility. Plus, we continue our "Balance of Power" series that looks at how US foreign policy affects women around the globe. We meet a young woman in Pakistan who was forced into marriage at the age of 17, but remains determined to pursue her own career and to keep her daughter from marrying in her teens. Also, why singer-songwriter Randy Newman penned a song about Vladimir Putin.
PRI's The World: 10/24/2016 French officials moved in today to clear a refugee camp in Calais known as "The Jungle." In Pakistan, there's a push to get more women on the police force, and in Haiti, a woman named Madame Ertha is making a huge difference helping her less fortunate neighbors after Hurricane Matthew.
PRI's The World: 10/21/2016 Residents of the Iraqi city of Mosul continue to flee for safety. We hear from some of them. And as ISIS loses ground in Iraq and in Syria, we hear how its appeal to potential recruits is taking a major hit. Plus, we meet one of the few Pakistani women in professional sports. She's captain of the national women's cricket team.
World Headlines
Calais 'Jungle' children with nowhere to sleep Hundreds of migrants remain at the Calais "Jungle" camp, including some 200 minors without beds.
Violence at Venezuela protests against President Maduro A police officer is shot dead and many people are hurt as anti-government protests are organised in cities across Venezuela.
World wildlife 'falls by 58% in 40 years' Global wildlife populations have fallen by 58% since 1970, according to a biodiversity report.
Tesla Surprise: It's A Profit The company posted a profit of nearly $22 million for the third quarter, the first quarterly profit since 2013. Tesla attributes the good results in part to new stores.
Chicago Cubs Beat The Cleveland Indians 5-1 In Game 2 Of The World Series The Cubs ace Jake Arrieta kept Indians batters off balance, and his teammates collected timely hits to even the Series at one game apiece.
WikiLeaks Reveals Clinton Aides Knew They Had An Email Problem On Their Hands "We need to clean this up," one aide wrote after President Obama said he had learned of Hillary Clinton's private email server "through news reports."
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