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PRI's The World: 09/30/2016 The US ambassador to Denmark has his own reality show. Ambassador Gifford stops by to tell Marco Werman all about his use of "soft power." We also get the story of an Ethiopian immigrant in California who decided to bring a little taste of his homeland to the Bay Area ? and now wants to grow California crops in Ethiopia. Plus, a requiem for Rosetta, the comet-exploring spacecraft.
PRI's The World: 09/29/2016 Thursday on The World, families of 9/11 victims get the congressional green light to sue Saudi Arabia. And, the New York Times reporter Declan Walsh normally serves as a foreign correspondent, but now he's been deployed to the US to cover our presidential election "in much the same way he would cover an event overseas." We'll find out what he's discovering as he makes his way across the country. Plus, the remains of some American soldiers who fought in Mexico finally make it home, 170 years later.
PRI's The World: 09/28/2016 We remember Shimon Peres, one of Israel's founding fathers. He served as both prime minister and president during his life in public service and was one of the key figures behind the Oslo Accords. Also, Pepe the Frog. He's a cartoon character that's more than a decade old. But he's recently been co-opted by the alt-right and made into a figure that the Anti-Defamation League has just deemed a "hate symbol." Plus, the Indian Bhangra dancers who are getting folks in Canada's Maritime provinces moving.
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Syria conflict: Russia 'driving rebels into hands of extremists' Russia's increasing military action in Syria is forcing moderate elements within the opposition into the hands of extremists, a US state department spokesman says.
US election 2016: Trump berates Alicia Machado on Twitter Donald Trump attacks a former beauty pageant winner who criticised him for alleged sexist and misogynistic remarks as "disgusting" in a Twitter outburst.
Kashmir tension: Pakistan cinemas ban Indian films Major cinemas in Pakistan ban Indian films in what they call an act of solidarity with the armed forces as tension mounts over the Kashmir dispute.
Is it evil? A year of email controversies
Private email servers, DNC emails, hacked Yahoo accounts ? we take a look back at recent email drama and what it says about the technology.
Target customers are digging through their trash to reuse discontinued pill bottles
The red bottles got a lot of praise, but disappeared when CVS bought Target Pharmacy.
Weekly Wrap: Banks at home, and abroad
Leigh Gallagher of Fortune Magazine and John Carney of the Wall Street Journal join Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal for this week's edition of The Weekly Wrap.
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