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September 17, 2014
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PRI's The World: 9/17/2014 The Obama Administration sends US troops to help fight Ebola in West Africa. Plus, passengers in Pakistan chase a former government minister off a plane after his late arrival kept them waiting at the gate for hours. And a fashion designer who's making stunning patterns from images of cancer cells.
PRI's The World: 9/16/2014 The US carries out airstrikes near Baghdad where a tense sectarian mood is emerging and where the "fear of the other is seeping even to the people you know." Also, a Ukrainian-American author writes about the Ukrainian community in Brighton Beach and muses on the relationships between those who left and those who stayed behind. Plus, the coffee maker that turned James Bond into a coffee snob.
PRI's The World: 9/15/2014 A Minneapolis teen disappears and then surfaces in Syria. Her family fears she may have been recruited by militants. Also, a group of American doctors heads to the Ebola outbreak zone. And Grimms' fairy tales get a new English translation ? darker, but also funnier.
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Scottish independence: Decision day People in Scotland will vote later on whether the country should stay in the UK or become an independent nation.
Australia raids over killing plot Australian police launch anti-terror raids after a call from a senior Islamic State militant for "demonstration killings", PM Tony Abbott says.
US House approves Obama Syria plan The US House of Representatives approves President Barack Obama's plan to train and arm the moderate Syrian opposition taking on Islamic State.
Can advertisers pressure the NFL?
We look at the power of sponsors as more distance themselves from the NFL.
Dropping its NFL sponsorship pays off for Radisson
Dropping the league ? and the coverage that followed ? was a marketing touchdown.
How will low inflation complicate the Fed?s plans?
Today's CPI numbers came in low despite Yellen's hint that interest rates could be on the upswing.
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