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PRI's The World: 8/21/2014 The aftermath of American journalist James Foley's murder by extremists in Syria ? a Syrian opposition activist talks about the trajectory of the conflict. And a terrorism expert fills us in on the social media strategies of groups like the Islamic State. Plus, an immigrant from Trinidad, gives us a different take on Ferguson and its police force. She's lived there for 11 years. And how the smell of coral helps fish navigate.
PRI's The World:8/20/2014 Remembering journalist James Foley. The FBI says it believes that a web video published by the Islamic State purporting to show the execution of kidnapped journalist James Foley is, in fact, real. Plus, part two in our story of an undocumented Salvadoran couple living in Baltimore who have been trying to get their kids to the United States. And we look back on the life of an Indian yoga guru who helped introduce the practice to an American audience.
PRI's The World: 8/19/2014 Tweeting tear gas tips ? residents of the West Bank turn to Twitter and offer advice to protestors in Ferguson, Missouri. Plus, the story of a undocumented immigrant couple trying to get their kids to the United States. That includes spending $10,000 on a coyote to help their kids get to Baltimore. And dating across cultures ? what happens when Russians and Americans mix over a candlelit dinner?
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Foley killers 'wanted $132m ransom' Islamic State jihadists demanded a $132m (80m) ransom for the release of US journalist James Foley, his employer GlobalPost says.
Plane with Malaysia MH17 bodies arrives The bodies of 20 Malaysian victims of Flight MH17 that crashed in Ukraine arrive at Kuala Lumpur, as the nation holds a day of mourning.
Rain hampers Japan landslide rescue Heavy rain hampers rescue operations in Japan's Hiroshima prefecture where a deadly landslide killed at least 39 people, with 51 still missing.
Teaching theology... for profit?
A for-profit college based in Georgia offers theology degrees to would-be pastors.
SoundCloud to start including ads in content streams
Do they risk undermining their core, indie-leaning fan base?
Could $1 store + $1 store = monopoly?
Family Dollar rejects Dollar General's offer to buy, citing fears of antitrust complications.
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