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July 24, 2014
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PRI's The World: 7/23/14 More planes shot down over eastern Ukraine ? military ones, and the separatists are taking credit this time. Also, an airline pilot offers a primer on flight safety. And why guinea pigs are catching on in New York - not as pets, but as dinner.
PRI's The World: 7/22/14 Malaysian officials meet with pro-Russia rebels from Eastern Ukraine to receive the flight data recorders from the downed Malaysia airliner. Also, a Somali radio show that helps Somalis separated by conflict find their lost loved ones. And finally, we introduce you to a 7th century monk who documented the beginnings of the English language.
PRI's The World: 7/21/14 We look at the unfolding investigation into the Malaysian Airlines tragedy, the accusations against Russia, and the uncertainty faced by the victims' families as they try to get answers. Also, Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy won the British Open golf tournament in commanding fashion over the weekend, but the one of the bigger stories is the rise of Chinese players. And, what ocean tides have to do with millions of Legos washing up on the beaches of Cornwall, England?
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Algerian jet missing on Sahara route Algeria's national airline says contact has been lost with a passenger jet flying from Burkina Faso, with a French official saying it has "probably crashed".
Shelling 'kills 15 in Gaza shelter' At least 15 people have been killed and more than 200 injured when a UN-run school used as a shelter in Gaza was shelled, the Gaza health ministry says.
Sudan 'apostasy' woman meets Pope A Sudanese woman who fled to Italy after being spared a death sentence for renouncing Islam meets Pope Francis at the Vatican.
Some bond insurers oppose Detroit's bankruptcy plan
Companies that insured Detroit's debt also made other bad bets.
Debating corporate tax inversions
What the government can do to prevent companies from reincorporating overseas.
Why young children are fleeing Central America
A closer look at the influx of young migrants crossing the border into the U.S.
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