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PRI's The World: 05/05/2016 He's brash. He's controversial. And he's winning over a sizable portion of the electorate. He's ... Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines. Some are calling him the "Filipino Trump." We also have the story of a Boston high school student who's originally from Brazil. Last year, when she started applying to colleges in the United States, she found out how much of a labyrinth America's immigration laws can be. Plus, we hear about the link between author Gabriel Garcia Marquez and the Colombian folk music known as Vallenato.
PRI's The World: 05/04/2016 Some 80,000 Canadians flee their town as it catches fire. We do a drive through. Also, electioneering in London gets ugly as racial politics enter the mix. Plus, we'll hear why some pirates on the high seas are no longer targeting oil tankers the way they used to.
PRI's The World: 05/03/2016 The Olympic flame has arrived in Brazil ? but is the country ready to host the Summer Games? Also, remember the 5-year-old Afghan boy who was wearing a soccer jersey made from a plastic bag? The picture went viral a while back. The makeshift jersey was made to look like the one worn by the boy's hero, Argentine soccer star Lionel Messi. Messi responded by sending him a real jersey. Now the kid's family in Afghanistan has gotten threats, and they've had to flee to Pakistan. Plus, how Leicester City ? the unlikeliest of English Premier League soccer champions ? got a little help from some local Buddhist monks.
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Go your own way, Erdogan tells EU Turkey's president tells the EU it will not change its anti-terror laws in return for visa-free travel, saying "we'll go our way, you go yours".
Panama Papers source breaks silence The source behind the leak of the Panama Papers speaks for the first time, offering to help with prosecutions in return for immunity.
Images reveal Canada fire destruction Pictures obtained by the BBC show swathes of the Canadian city of Fort McMurray in ruins following a devastating wildfire.
Nashville's budget hearings are now a speedy pitchfest
City officials have 7 minutes to convince a panel to fund their departments.
The Sport of Kings after American Pharoah
Did last year's Triple Crown winner inspire greater interest in racing?
FDA rules spell changes for vaping and hookah lounges
New FDA rules put restrictions on tobacco products, which will affect venues catering to their use.
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