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PRI's The World: 8/19/2014 Tweeting tear gas tips ? residents of the West Bank turn to Twitter and offer advice to protestors in Ferguson, Missouri. Plus, the story of a undocumented immigrant couple trying to get their kids to the United States. That includes spending $10,000 on a coyote to help their kids get to Baltimore. And dating across cultures ? what happens when Russians and Americans mix over a candlelit dinner?
PRI's The World: 8/18/2014 We go on the ground in Monrovia where an Ebola treatment center in Liberia's capital was attacked and looted over the weekend. Also, we're getting word that Iraqi military forces have retaken an important dam near Mosul. We'll hear from an Iraqi civil engineer who knows the history of the dam and its strategic importance. Plus, locals on Scotland's Isle of Coll are trying to decide whether they'd like to have cell service on the island or not.
PRI's The World: 08/15/2014 Many are wondering whether the lack of diversity on the Ferguson police force in Missouri has played a role in the recent violence there. We speak with Christopher Dickey, Paris bureau chief for The Daily Beast, about whether French police forces are any more diverse, and whether such diversity even makes much of a difference. And speaking of diversity on police forces, we meet the first and only Kurdish cop in Nashville, Tennessee. Plus, a photographer travels the globe to get the perfect shark photo.
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Obama: Foley video shocks the world US President Barack Obama says the beheading of journalist James Foley is "an act of violence that shocks the conscience of the entire world".
Israel strike 'targeted Hamas chief' Hamas says militant chief Mohammed Deif is alive and leading its response to Israeli air strikes that killed 19 people in Gaza, including his wife and child.
Attorney General arrives in Ferguson The US Attorney General arrives in Ferguson, Missouri, the scene of continuing protests over the police shooting of a black teenager.
PODCAST: Macy's settles profiling charge
Plus: pubs are disappearing and amid international crises stocks are rising.
Macy's settles up in profiling case
The department store will pay $650,000 and pledges to change its practices.
Who created that app? A teacher
Teachers are big creators of digital learning tools.
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