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June 29, 2016
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PRI's The World: 06/29/2016 Istanbul, one day after the attacks ? we get the latest on the investigation. And, we ask about the role Turkey now plays as a bridge between Europe and the Middle East. Plus, the story of two giant rodents ? capybaras ? whose escape from a Toronto zoo captured headlines.
PRI's The World: 06/28/2016 The European Parliament was the scene of some harsh words and insults this morning after Nigel Farage, a key force behind Britain's campaign to leave the EU, leveled both barrels at Europe's leaders. We'll find out who exactly Nigel Farage is. Plus, a giant underground field of helium has been found in Tanzania, and people who operate MRI machines are happy. Then we turn to breaking news out of Turkey, where suicide bombers launched a deadly attack on Istanbul's airport. We also hear about another huge victory for tiny Iceland.
PRI's The World: 06/27/2016 Britain's decision to leave the European Union has thrown the country's politics into near chaos. Not only has British Prime Minister David Cameron said he will step down, but now ministers are leaving the opposition Labour Party in droves, as well. Plus: "I want my country back." That's what a British columnist wrote in The New Statesman over the weekend. Laurie Penny tells us about those "Leave" voters in the UK who never felt the positive effects of globalization. And, Bolivia decides it's time to ditch the Gregorian calendar.
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Brexit: Obama warns on global growth after UK vote US President Barack Obama says that the British vote to leave the European Union raises "longer-term concerns about global growth".
Istanbul Ataturk airport attack: Deaths rise to 42 as Turkey mourns Turkey observes a national day of mourning as the death toll in a suicide gun and bomb attack on Istanbul's Ataturk airport rises to 42, including 13 foreign nationals.
EgyptAir crash: Flight MS804 black box 'confirms smoke' Black box recording from crashed EgyptAir flight MS804 confirms smoke on board, Egyptian investigators say.
A slimmed-down GE Capital highlights pros and cons of "too big to fail"
In the last year, GE Capital has sold off $180 billion dollars of its business
Keep Calm and Carry On poster is on sale for $28k
When Britain needs it the most.
Survey says: Americans feel the economy is rigged
Across the board, people who took our latest poll say the economy is "rigged" to favor certain groups.
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