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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.
PRI's The World: 04/26/2016 Today we hear about ISIS's Most Wanted. A BBC radio documentary follows the story of four young men from Syria who dared to defy ISIS. Also today, on the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, we'll get the view from both Kiev and Moscow. Plus, we get a bit of the US Wild West in the middle of the British countryside.
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US man jailed for spying in N Korea North Korea has sentenced Kim Dong-chul, a naturalised US citizen, to 10 years of hard labour for spying.
Clashes near Trump rally in California Hundreds of demonstrators block traffic outside a venue in California where Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump was holding a rally.
Fears over unauthorised Everest flights Helicopter firms are carrying out unauthorised sightseeing flights over Mount Everest, despite concerns the vibrations could trigger avalanches.
The Indy 500 has an official poet for the first time since the 1920s
Adam Henze?s Ode to the Indy 500 ?For Those Who Love Fast, Loud Things? won him $1000 too.
Consumer spending is slowing down and so is the GDP
Gross domestic product rose 0.5 percent at the start of 2016, with business investment and exports falling, and spending by consumers slowing down.
Health insurance spikes in 2017 may mean more competition
Premiums are on the rise, but savvy consumers are shopping for the best deals
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