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August 30, 2016
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PRI's The World: 08/29/2016 Brazil's suspended President, Dilma Rousseff, calls the move to impeach her "the equivalent of a democratic death penalty." Plus, we get the story of a Puerto Rican neighborhood in Brooklyn that's changing dramatically due to gentrification. Property prices have gotten so crazy that many in the older residents are thinking of moving to crisis-hit Puerto Rico. Also, we hear about the popularity and legacy of Mexican singer Juan Gabriel, who died over the weekend.
PRI's The World: 08/26/2016 The World's Global Nation team has been investigating conditions at facilities where the government holds migrants ? most of them from Central America ? who are awaiting court dates or deportation. We've been looking specifically at what it's like for women and children. We've found instances of mothers and their very young children locked up for up to a year. Then, as we mark the centennial of the US National Parks System, we'll hear how China is building its own park system. Plus, we'll hear from the French consul general in New Orleans about the support that his country is giving to Louisiana in its efforts to recover from recent flooding.
PRI's The World: 08/25/2016 Several French cities have outlawed full body swimsuits, known as burkinis, for being un-French. Now, those bans are being challenged in the French courts. Also, an Asian American journalist writes about being attacked ? and then spared ? because of his race at a Black Lives Matter protest. He joins us on the program to give his very personal perspective on that experience. Plus, there's a debate raging in Thailand right now about whether it's better to squat or sit when using the toilet.
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Islamic State: Abu Muhammad al-Adnani 'killed in Aleppo' One of the longest-serving and most prominent leaders of so-called Islamic State, Abu Mohammad al-Adnani, is killed in the Syrian province of Aleppo.
Europe's 'unfair' Apple tax ruling sparks US anger The US Treasury criticises 'unfair' tax rulings by the European Commission, following a demand that Apple hands over ?13bn in unpaid tax.
Colin Kaepernick protest: Trump tells NFL player to quit US NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick should find another country, said Donald Trump after the player sat through the national anthem to protest over race relations.
Delta Air Lines CEO talks power outages, TSA lines and 'being Delta'
Ed Bastian took over Delta's corner office earlier this year. He's already had his hands full.
How driverless cars could end up saving Uber
The EU's order that Apple pay Ireland $14.5 billion in back taxes, and one economist on why he thinks Uber is doomed.
Why the US is on Apple's side in EU decision
The US says the European Union is unfairly targeting American businesses.
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