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August 28, 2015
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PRI's The World: 08/27/2015 In the wake of the televised killing of two journalists in Virginia yesterday, and the spread of the grisly images via social media, we turn to someone who studies the role of the Internet in society and the similarities with the way ISIS militants have used video and social media. We also hear why news sites in China went big with the Virginia shooting story. Plus, a toucan in Brazil gets a replacement beak ? using a 3D printer.
PRI's The World: 08/26/2015 Donald Trump and Univision's Jorge Ramos had a heated exchange about immigration during a live press conference. Also, a shrinking Chinese economy is bad news for the US auto industry. Plus, forget cows and pigs, farmers in California want you to eat crickets.
PRI's The World: 08/25/2015 Investors at a trading house in Beijing are in shock after losing a lot of money as their stocks plunged in value in recent days. Meanwhile, the Chinese economic collapse is also reverberating in Brazil, a country that depends heavily on exports of raw materials. Plus, why are so many foods we buy here in the US suddenly flavored with lime? Hint: it has to do with the ever-growing purchasing power of Latino consumers.
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Four held over Austria lorry deaths Hungarian police arrest four people over the discovery of the bodies of 71 migrants, thought to be Syrian, in an abandoned lorry in Austria.
Ashley Madison founder steps down The founder and chief executive of the Ashley Madison extra-marital affair website, Noel Biderman, steps down following data hack.
Vatican ex-envoy dies ahead of trial Jozef Wesolowski, a former archbishop and Vatican envoy to the Dominican Republic, dies before he can be tried for child sex offences.
Labor board landmark ruling affects contract workers
The ruling could change the relationship between businesses and contract workers
A New Orleans Business Banks On New Connections
Small business owners in New Orleans take advantage of a Goldman Sachs program.
You can't escape the campaign ad
Political parties want to use their voter data to help target online ads.
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