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August 29, 2014
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PRI's The World: 8/28/2014 Much of the focus about undocumented immigrants in the US has focused on Latinos, but many Asians are also undocumented and are less vocal about coming out of the shadows. And the war in Ukraine heats up while Russia's involvement only intensifies. Plus, an art project that has people digging for gold in England.
PRI's The World: 8/27/2014 30 Mosques in 30 Days ? comedian Aman Ali visited a different mosque every day for a month and blogged about it. Also, Chinese calligraphy falls by the wayside as texting takes over. And the Times of London brings the sound of typewriters back to the newsroom ? for inspiration.
PRI's The World: 8/26/2014 Libya is back in the news as the UAE launches airstrikes against rebel militias in a move that surprised the United States. Plus, President Obama has authorized surveillance flights over Syria, which could be a precursor to air strikes against rebels there. And Marco goes to see one of four original copies of the Magna Carta, currently at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.
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Nato accuses Russia over Ukraine Nato accuses Russia of a "blatant violation" of Ukraine's sovereignty, saying it is engaged in direct military operations to support rebels.
UK's terror threat level raised The UK's terror threat level is raised from "substantial" to "severe" in response to conflicts in Iraq and Syria, the government announces.
Test Ebola drug '100% effective' The only trial data on the experimental Ebola drug ZMapp shows it is 100% effective in monkey studies, even in later stages of the infection.
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With Home-Grown Technology, Israel Becomes Leading Arms Exporter Israel's recurring wars with its Arab neighbors have resulted in a weapons industry that keeps coming up with new technologies, which can then be sold abroad.
Experimental Drug Saves Monkeys Stricken With Ebola Even when monkeys were near death, an Ebola treatment called ZMapp was able to save them. The drug has been used in a few people, but the limited supply has been exhausted.
The Juiciest Bits To Come Out Of The Trial Of Virginia's Ex-Governor At issue are serious allegations of corruption, but the trial has also unveiled some scandalous details of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's personal life.
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