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August 29, 2014
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PRI's The World: 8/29/2014 The UK raises its terror alert level from "substantial" to "severe" in light of the developments in Syria and Iraq. Also, a weapons researcher analyzes online photos and videos for clues to the wars in Ukraine and the Middle East. And the Hello Kitty phenomenon and its roots.
PRI's The World: 8/28/2014 Much of the focus about undocumented immigrants in the US has focused on Latinos, but many Asians are also undocumented and are less vocal about coming out of the shadows. And the war in Ukraine heats up while Russia's involvement only intensifies. Plus, an art project that has people digging for gold in England.
PRI's The World: 8/27/2014 30 Mosques in 30 Days ? comedian Aman Ali visited a different mosque every day for a month and blogged about it. Also, Chinese calligraphy falls by the wayside as texting takes over. And the Times of London brings the sound of typewriters back to the newsroom ? for inspiration.
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Ukraine 'slipping out of control' The Ukraine crisis is "slipping out of control", Germany's foreign minister warns as EU leaders prepare to discuss new sanctions against Russia.
UK's terror threat level raised The UK's terror threat level is raised from "substantial" to "severe" in response to conflicts in Iraq and Syria, the government announces.
Test Ebola drug '100% effective' The only trial data on the experimental Ebola drug ZMapp shows it is 100% effective in monkey studies, even in later stages of the infection.
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Cities experiment to accommodate the glut of singles and childless couples.
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Tech IRL: A smart way to stay cool
This week, a new app promises to control the air conditioning remotely.
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