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June 29, 2016
June 29, 2016
PRI's The World: 06/28/2016 The European Parliament was the scene of some harsh words and insults this morning after Nigel Farage, a key force behind Britain's campaign to leave the EU, leveled both barrels at Europe's leaders. We'll find out who exactly Nigel Farage is. Plus, a giant underground field of helium has been found in Tanzania, and people who operate MRI machines are happy. Then we turn to breaking news out of Turkey, where suicide bombers launched a deadly attack on Istanbul's airport. We also hear about another huge victory for tiny Iceland.
PRI's The World: 06/27/2016 Britain's decision to leave the European Union has thrown the country's politics into near chaos. Not only has British Prime Minister David Cameron said he will step down, but now ministers are leaving the opposition Labour Party in droves, as well. Plus: "I want my country back." That's what a British columnist wrote in The New Statesman over the weekend. Laurie Penny tells us about those "Leave" voters in the UK who never felt the positive effects of globalization. And, Bolivia decides it's time to ditch the Gregorian calendar.
PRI's The World: 06/24/2016 In a historic vote, the British have decided that their country should leave the European Union. We're going to devote the entire show to the so-called "Brexit." We'll speak with Brits who supported the "Leave" campaign, and those who voted to stay in the EU. And, will Britain's decision to leave affect its so-called "special relationship" with the United States? Also, does the Brexit victory's populist roots echo the Trump phenomenon in the United States?
Journey's end Maureen and Roger have waited 11 years to visit the place where their son Matthew died in Iraq, to lay a small cross there and to try to understand why he died.
Istanbul Ataturk airport attack: Deaths rise to 42 as Turkey mourns Turkey observes a national day of mourning as the death toll in a suicide gun and bomb attack on Istanbul's Ataturk airport rises to 42, including 13 foreign nationals.
Brexit: EU says no compromise on freedom of movement There can be no pick and choose in the single market, EU leaders meeting in Brussels say, after discussing the UK vote to leave.
Stock market up for second day in a row
An EU meeting, a stock market uptick, and the Three Amigos.
Istanbul Ataturk airport attack: Deaths rise to 41, with 239 hurt
Three attackers fired at the terminal entrance on Tuesday.
U.S. slips in 2016 Social Progress Index
The U.S. falls to 19th place, underperforming other major industrial countries on health, education, personal safety and the environment.