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July 29, 2014
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PRI's The World: 7/28/14 We continue to closely follow events in the Middle East today, where a lull in the fighting, is giving both sides time to take stock of what's happened. Plus, the Ebola outbreak in West Africa seems to be getting worse, with a reported case now in Nigeria. And, how free birth control could change the lives of the poor in the Philippines.
PRI's The World: 7/25/14 We take you to El Cajon, a suburb of San Diego known as "Little Baghdad," where many Iraqi refugees are worried about what's happening back home. Also, jousting hasn't really been popular since the 14th century, but it's still around. Prince Luitpold of Bavaria opens up his castle for a tournament. And, John Smith is known as the guy who Pocahontas saved, or so he claimed. He also helped bring the English language to America.
PRI's The World: 7/24/14 A United Nations run school comes under attack in Gaza, killing at least 13 people taking shelter there. Also, what the attack on Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 means for Ukraine, Russia and Vladimir Putin. And celebrating Ramadan in Cape Town, South Africa.
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Israel steps up bombardment of Gaza More than 100 Palestinians are said to have been killed on Tuesday as Israel intensifies its bombardment of Gaza and warns of a long conflict ahead.
EU widens sanctions against Russia The EU adopts new economic sanctions against Russia over the conflict in Ukraine, going beyond asset freezes and travel bans, sources say.
China investigates ex-security chief China's former security chief Zhou Yongkang has been placed under investigation for "serious disciplinary violation", state media say.
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NCAA Reaches $75 Million Settlement In Head-Injury Lawsuit The settlement, which a judge has to approve, also calls for a change in the way schools handle concussions, including when players can return to play following such injuries.
Time To 'Girl Up:' Teens Fight For The Right To School, Soccer Sure, they talk about boys. But mainly they talk about girls ? and how to bring better education, health care and other opportunities to their sisters in poor and sometimes prejudicial countries.
Sometimes You Feel Like A Nut, Sometimes You Just Drive One After graduation, a group of college students landed a nutty job ? quite literally. For the next year, they will don the monocle of Mr. Peanut and drive the Planters Peanut Nutmobile.
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