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July 5, 2015
July 5, 2015
PRI's The World: 07/03/2015 We're firing up the grill, and setting off some fireworks ? without even leaving the studio. Plus, Human Rights Watch got access to the city of Sadda in Yemen. They found evidence of war violations committed there. Also, two bomb blasts in Bogotá, Colombia have residents rattled. Authorities are blaming a gang with links to a guerrilla group.
PRI's The World: 07/02/2015 Business leaders hate it; organized labor loves it. We're talking about President Obama's plan to make more workers eligible for overtime pay. So what do you think they would make of a plan by the Dutch city of Utrecht to guarantee everyone a minimum salary of $1,000 per month ? whether they work or not? Then, we revisit a Tunisian breakdancing troupe whose goal is to keep kids from being radicalized. The alleged shooter in last week's tourist resort attack in Tunisia had once belonged to a similar troupe ? so does this kind of thing work? Plus, we have to talk about last night's Women's World Cup match. The deciding goal that stopped England from proceeding to the final, was scored by an England player elegantly kicking the ball into the back of her own net. Ouch!
PRI's The World: 07/01/2015 We start today with a look at how Greeks in America are responding to the financial meltdown back in Athens. Then, in the Sinai Peninsula, ISIS militants attack Egyptian troops. Plus, the holy month of Ramadan means fasting, prayer, and a lot of TV. We channel surf with the BBC's Ramadan TV correspondent.
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Blatter blames politics for Qatar vote French and German presidents applied pressure prior to the 2018 and 2022 World Cup votes, says Fifa president Sepp Blatter.
Now you can authorize mobile payments with a selfie
Buy some coffee, take a selfie. Buy a shirt, take a selfie. Buy some ice cream...
The FCC is busy enforcing net neutrality
The Internet is redefining all of our lives and it needs a little regulation. Cue the FCC.
Weekly Wrap: College tuition, Whole Foods and Uber
Before the holiday weekend, let's look back on the economic week that was.