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PRI's The World: 08/30/2016 The European Union tells Apple to pay a major tax bill. Also, is supersonic air travel set to make a comeback? Plus, in South Africa, a school is trying to make young black women straighten their hair and cut off dreadlocks. Students protested, and now authorities have ordered the school to reverse its policies.
PRI's The World: 08/29/2016 Brazil's suspended President, Dilma Rousseff, calls the move to impeach her "the equivalent of a democratic death penalty." Plus, we get the story of a Puerto Rican neighborhood in Brooklyn that's changing dramatically due to gentrification. Property prices have gotten so crazy that many in the older residents are thinking of moving to crisis-hit Puerto Rico. Also, we hear about the popularity and legacy of Mexican singer Juan Gabriel, who died over the weekend.
PRI's The World: 08/26/2016 The World's Global Nation team has been investigating conditions at facilities where the government holds migrants ? most of them from Central America ? who are awaiting court dates or deportation. We've been looking specifically at what it's like for women and children. We've found instances of mothers and their very young children locked up for up to a year. Then, as we mark the centennial of the US National Parks System, we'll hear how China is building its own park system. Plus, we'll hear from the French consul general in New Orleans about the support that his country is giving to Louisiana in its efforts to recover from recent flooding.
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Islamic State: Abu Muhammad al-Adnani 'killed in Aleppo' One of the longest-serving and most prominent leaders of so-called Islamic State, Abu Mohammad al-Adnani, is killed in the Syrian province of Aleppo.
Europe's 'unfair' Apple tax ruling sparks US anger The US Treasury criticises 'unfair' tax rulings by the European Commission, following a demand that Apple hands over ?13bn in unpaid tax.
Colin Kaepernick protest: Trump tells NFL player to quit US NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick should find another country, said Donald Trump after the player sat through the national anthem to protest over race relations.
Delta Air Lines CEO talks power outages, TSA lines and 'being Delta'
Ed Bastian took over Delta's corner office earlier this year. He's already had his hands full.
Delta Air Lines CEO on why he still flies in the back of the plane
Delta CEO Ed Bastian has lots to say about leading one of the nation's largest airlines.
How driverless cars could end up saving Uber
The EU's order that Apple pay Ireland $14.5 billion in back taxes, and one economist on why he thinks Uber is doomed.
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