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October 1, 2014
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PRI's The World: 09/30/2014 We take you to the streets of Hong Kong, where the World's Mathew Bell has been talking to protesters. Plus, on the front lines in the battle against Ebola in Liberia and what the US military is up to in the fight against the disease. And the incredible tale of a Monopoly rip-off board game that was an underground hit in East Germany back in the 1960s and 70s.
PRI's The World: 9/29/2014 It's been a summer of upheaval and violence around the world, but Harvard psychologist Steven Pinker argues that deadly violence is decreasing globally and has been for decades. Plus, we get the latest on the student protests in Hong Kong, and as well as the view from Beijing. And we take the pulse of the Indian-American community in New York City as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks at Madison Square Garden.
PRI's The World: 9/26/2014 We meet a group of Yazidi women who've managed to escape from their ISIS kidnappers. The women say they're happy to be free but remain uncertain for their future. And from the satire desk, a stand up comedian reveals what's behind the social media hashtag #muslimapology. Also, this might be the best time to be a beer lover as America's craft beer boom is getting more popular in far-flung places around the world
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Defiant HK protests on National Day Hong Kong crowds gather for huge pro-democracy rallies, as leader CY Leung urges protesters to work with Beijing.
First Ebola case diagnosed in the US A man who travelled from Liberia nearly two weeks ago is the first confirmed case of the deadly Ebola virus diagnosed on American soil.
Armed man shared lift with Obama US President Barack Obama rode in a lift with an armed security contractor who had assault convictions, in another security lapse, according to reports.
There is going to be a 'Tetris' movie
Yes, about bricks.
Your phone knows where you are. So do marketers
Companies can use your mobile location data to learn what you do and what you buy.
Cribbing from the Netflix playbook
The service has a virtual monopoly on streaming TV. How can anyone compete?
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