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September 29, 2016
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PRI's The World: 09/28/2016 We remember Shimon Peres, one of Israel's founding fathers. He served as both prime minister and president during his life in public service and was one of the key figures behind the Oslo Accords. Also, Pepe the Frog. He's a cartoon character that's more than a decade old. But he's recently been co-opted by the alt-right and made into a figure that the Anti-Defamation League has just deemed a "hate symbol." Plus, the Indian Bhangra dancers who are getting folks in Canada's Maritime provinces moving.
PRI's The World: 09/27/2016 Today we get some outside perspectives on last night's presidential debate. We'll touch base with viewers in Nigeria, Mexico, the UK and Thailand, and we'll touch on themes ranging from race relations to immigration to America's crummy airports. Plus, a Colombian American journalist offers his views on the historic peace agreement between FARC rebels and the Colombian government. Plus, we hear why Chablis growers in France are taking aim with anti-hail cannons, today on The World.
PRI's The World: 09/26/2016 Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton go head to head tonight in their first televised debate as presidential nominees. We look at some of the hot topics they'll discuss, including national security, Syria, and immigration. Plus, there is heartbreak in Miami, where the city is mourning the tragic death of Florida Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez. The 24-year-old, originally from Cuba, was beloved not only as a great player, but a great person as well. And, we'll teach you how to respond if someone calls you a "ninnyhammer."
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Hoboken station crash: New Jersey train disaster 'kills one' At least one person is killed and dozens are injured, some of them critically, as a commuter train crashes at a railway station in New Jersey.
Kashmir attack: India 'launches strikes against militants' India's army carries out "surgical strikes" against suspected militants along the de-facto border with Pakistan in Kashmir.
German lion escape: Sad end in Leipzig zoo One of two lions that escaped from an enclosure in Leipzig zoo in Germany has been shot dead after attempts to use a tranquilliser failed.
OPEC agrees to agree on oil limits, but outlook still shaky
We might have to say goodbye to cheaper gas.
Insurance industry sees drones taking claims work to new heights
Instead of climbing ladders to check for roof damage, or walking through a disaster area, insurance adjusters may be able to deploy drones.
FCC set to rule on cable 'set-top boxes'
The FCC vote could pave the way for app-based streaming of all cable programming.
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