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PRI's The World: 04/29/2016 A Lebanese rock band was supposed to play a gig in Jordan a few days back, but Jordanian authorities canceled the show because they felt the band's songs clashed with the country's values. Today, Jordan rescinded the ban, but the band says it's too late to reschedule. Also, we hear about a new feature film in which a group of musicians from Afghanistan are eager to perform with their idols, Metallica. We'll also explore the many Berlins of the United States, and meet a 94-year-old Mexican bartender who really knows his trade.
PRI's The World: 04/28/2016 The Syrian cease-fire is "barely alive." Also, fighting has escalated once again in the rebel-held city of Aleppo with air strikes destroying a hospital and leaving dozens dead. Plus, the story of an Iranian poet and blogger who lives in exile in Toronto, Canada. And, "paw-ternity" leave for pet parents.
PRI's The World: 04/27/2016 Donald Trump takes a presidential turn ? with an address on foreign policy. Also, we look at the recent murders of two men who started the only LGBT magazine in Bangladesh. And, why Bristol, England has been smelling like vinegar, and why some locals are fine with that.
World Headlines
Breast cancer genetic discovery hailed Scientists say they now have a near-perfect picture of the genetic events that cause breast cancer, which they hope will unlock new ways of treating the disease.
Bitcoin industry 'sceptical' of Satoshi Scepticism has greeted claims by Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright's claim to be the mysterious creator of the digital currency.
Reckitt Benckiser says sorry for deaths The head of a South Korean division of a UK company is hit by angry relatives as he apologises for selling a disinfectant that killed a number of people.
Regulator pressure kills Halliburton-Baker Hughes merger
The oil industry slowdown also helped derail the merger.
A failed $35 billion marriage
The derailed Halliburton-Baker Hughes merger, a weapon against opioid overdose, and reporting tips from a Marketplace fan who's still just in high school.
What Marketplace should be reporting on according to a 17-year-old
A high schooler from California gives us some pointers on what we should air.
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