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September 16, 2014
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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.
PRI's The World: 9/12/2014 How does the so-called "coalition" expect to tackle the ISIS threat and how exactly does ISIS recruit young Western women to their cause? Plus, a visit to a building in Venezuela that's been dubbed "the world's largest squat," and how the government is now trying to clear it out. And, a look at this weekend's New York dance-fest, Turntables on the Hudson.
PRI's The World: 9/11/2014 13 years after the Al-Qaeda attacks of September 11th, America once again braces for war. But President Obama says it's a different target and a different kind of war. This time, the target is the Islamic State ? or ISIS ? and the war, the President says, will involve targeted air strikes and very few boots on the ground. Plus, we'll take you to Libya, where the talk is of the second anniversary of the attacks on the US mission in Benghazi. And, a new UN study shows that the ozone layer may be healing itself, at least in part because the world came together years ago and decided to stop using aerosol sprays.
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First US strike under new IS plan The US has carried out an air strike in support of Iraqi troops under attack by Islamic State, the military says, the first under an expanded mission.
Ukraine MPs to ratify key EU deal Ukraine's lawmakers are set to ratify a landmark EU association agreement, but the implementation of a free trade deal is delayed.
Pro-Union leaders in powers pledge The leaders of the UK's three main political parties sign a pledge to devolve more powers to Scotland, if Scots reject independence.
Who makes your favorite beer? Probably one of these 5 companies.
The brewer of Budweiser is reportedly in talks to purchase its rival SABMiller.
China creates a texting lane
They're really worried about texting-related collisions.
Microsoft founders commit $59 million to fight Ebola
Philanthropists are taking the lead in the fight against the outbreak.
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