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September 19, 2014
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PRI's The World: 9/18/2014 Immigration courts are starting to decide the fate of tens of thousands of young Central Americans who entered the the US illegally. We wonder what has happened to migrants after they've been deported. Plus, the UK becomes one of the first western countries to create an Islamic finance investment bond. And as Scotland goes to the polls today, we visit a bagpipe factory in Pakistan, of all places.
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.
World Headlines
Scotland votes 'No' to independence Scotland votes to stay in the United Kingdom and First Minister Alex Salmond accepts defeat but calls for a pledge of more devolved powers to be honoured.
French launch first strikes on IS France has carried out its first air strikes against IS militants in Iraq, the French presidency says, joining the US in military action against the group.
GSK fined $490m by China for bribery China fines UK pharmaceuticals firm GlaxoSmithKline $490m (297m) for bribery and its former head of Chinese operations is given a suspended jail sentence.
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Bezos wins a round in the billionaire space race
The billionaire's space venture Blue Origin announced a new partnership with NASA.
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