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May 28, 2015
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PRI's The World: 05/27/2015 The US Justice Department goes after corruption at the highest level of world soccer. Plus, meet the American soccer dad who got ensnared in the corruption probe back in 2013. Also, we take a look at how immigrant students experience the US school system. Finally, we bring you a story on the many incarnations of Sherlock Holmes and his man Watson, as well as some amazing footage of perhaps the only filmed interview with Holmes's creator, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
PRI's The World: 05/26/2015 Tornados in Mexico, killer heatwaves in India ? we take a global look at what exactly is going on with the weather. Is it getting more extreme? Also, Nigeria is one of the biggest petroleum producers in the world. We find out why people are lining up for more than three hours to fill up their tanks with gas. Plus, a Vietnamese immigrant starts an indoor shrimp farm in Massachusetts.
PRI's The World: 05/25/2015 An Iraq war veteran turned photojournalist reflects on what Memorial Day means to him, and to some of the soldiers he's photographed over the years. Plus, as Allied troops landed on the beaches of Normandy, BBC reporters were embedded with them. They recorded their impressions of the initial assault on portable recorders. Also, from Beijing, we find out who won one of the largest English language competitions in the world.
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Blatter denies scandal responsibility Fifa president Sepp Blatter says he cannot be held responsible for the current corruption scandal but vows to work to earn back trust.
Putin makes troop deaths state secret President Vladimir Putin declares Russian troop losses in peacetime a state secret as the Kremlin continues to deny sending troops to Ukraine.
Lenovo phone beams virtual keyboard Chinese electronics giant Lenovo has unveiled a phone with a built-in laser projector that can be used to display a virtual keyboard or display.
PODCAST: Combating algae blooms
An assessment of economic growth, combating algae blooms, and tobacco funding dries up.
Predicting algae levels on Lake Erie
Scientists are developing methods to avoid another water crisis.
The long arms of the right to be forgotten
Technological and political borders conflict.
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