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April 28, 2016
PRI's The World: 04/28/2016 The Syrian cease-fire is "barely alive." Also, fighting has escalated once again in the rebel-held city of Aleppo with air strikes destroying a hospital and leaving dozens dead. Plus, the story of an Iranian poet and blogger who lives in exile in Toronto, Canada. And, "paw-ternity" leave for pet parents.
PRI's The World: 04/27/2016 Donald Trump takes a presidential turn ? with an address on foreign policy. Also, we look at the recent murders of two men who started the only LGBT magazine in Bangladesh. And, why Bristol, England has been smelling like vinegar, and why some locals are fine with that.
PRI's The World: 04/26/2016 Today we hear about ISIS's Most Wanted. A BBC radio documentary follows the story of four young men from Syria who dared to defy ISIS. Also today, on the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, we'll get the view from both Kiev and Moscow. Plus, we get a bit of the US Wild West in the middle of the British countryside.
UN 'to respond to NK missile tests' The UN Security Council is preparing a response after North Korea carried out two further missile tests, both of which failed.
Syria's Aleppo 'catastrophic' - UN The situation in Syria's city of Aleppo is catastrophic, the UN says, after attacks on targets including a hospital kill dozens.
Fears over unauthorised Everest flights Helicopter firms are carrying out unauthorised sightseeing flights over Mount Everest, despite concerns that the vibrations could trigger avalanches, the BBC learns.
The Indy 500 has an official poet for the first time since the 1920s
Adam Henze?s Ode to the Indy 500 ?For Those Who Love Fast, Loud Things? won him $1000 too.
Consumer spending is slowing down and so is the GDP
Gross domestic product rose 0.5 percent at the start of 2016, with business investment and exports falling, and spending by consumers slowing down.
Health insurance spikes in 2017 may mean more competition
Premiums are on the rise, but savvy consumers are shopping for the best deals