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July 28, 2014
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PRI's The World: 7/25/14 We take you to El Cajon, a suburb of San Diego known as "Little Baghdad," where many Iraqi refugees are worried about what's happening back home. Also, jousting hasn't really been popular since the 14th century, but it's still around. Prince Luitpold of Bavaria opens up his castle for a tournament. And, John Smith is known as the guy who Pocahontas saved, or so he claimed. He also helped bring the English language to America.
PRI's The World: 7/24/14 A United Nations run school comes under attack in Gaza, killing at least 13 people taking shelter there. Also, what the attack on Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 means for Ukraine, Russia and Vladimir Putin. And celebrating Ramadan in Cape Town, South Africa.
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.
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Deadly violence in Gaza and Israel Gaza and southern Israel see an upsurge in violence despite a plea by the UN secretary general for a cessation of hostilities.
MH17 jet 'downed by shrapnel' Security officials in Ukraine say the Malaysia Airlines jet downed in eastern Ukraine suffered an explosive loss of pressure caused by missile shrapnel.
Tripoli fuel fire 'out of control' A second fuel tank at Libya's biggest fuel storage facility is in flames as the government requests international assistance to contain the huge blaze.
Midwestern college dilemma: fewer local kids to tap
Demographic shifts mean there are fewer high school grads available for colleges.
Dollar Tree buys Family Dollar (yes, for more than $1)
The deal promises big cost-savings for both underperforming businesses.
PODCAST: Turning over a new Leaf
Dollar store mergers, electric car woes, and marketing to Muslim Americans.
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