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October 27, 2016
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PRI's The World: 10/26/2016 There may be a new ethnicity box on the 2020 Census form. It's for people of Middle Eastern and North African descent. But not everyone's so sure that new census box is a good idea. Plus, some folks are really fed up with Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio. And we meet one of Pakistan's few female lawmakers.
PRI's The World: 10/25/2016 Today, we take a look at a surprise attack on a police academy in Pakistan. Both an ISIS affiliate and a Taliban splinter group have claimed responsibility. Plus, we continue our "Balance of Power" series that looks at how US foreign policy affects women around the globe. We meet a young woman in Pakistan who was forced into marriage at the age of 17, but remains determined to pursue her own career and to keep her daughter from marrying in her teens. Also, why singer-songwriter Randy Newman penned a song about Vladimir Putin.
PRI's The World: 10/24/2016 French officials moved in today to clear a refugee camp in Calais known as "The Jungle." In Pakistan, there's a push to get more women on the police force, and in Haiti, a woman named Madame Ertha is making a huge difference helping her less fortunate neighbors after Hurricane Matthew.
World Headlines
US election: 'Cruel' Trump claim annoys Muslim family Republican Donald Trump is criticised by the family of a dead Muslim soldier after saying as president he would have kept him alive.
Russia warships: Kuznetsov battle group 'refuels off North Africa' A Russian naval battle group is reportedly refuelling at sea off North Africa en route to Syria.
Twitter axes Vine video service Social network Twitter announces it will close its video sharing service Vine.
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