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PRI's The World: 05/27/2015 The US Justice Department goes after corruption at the highest level of world soccer. Plus, meet the American soccer dad who got ensnared in the corruption probe back in 2013. Also, we take a look at how immigrant students experience the US school system. Finally, we bring you a story on the many incarnations of Sherlock Holmes and his man Watson, as well as some amazing footage of perhaps the only filmed interview with Holmes's creator, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
PRI's The World: 05/26/2015 Tornados in Mexico, killer heatwaves in India ? we take a global look at what exactly is going on with the weather. Is it getting more extreme? Also, Nigeria is one of the biggest petroleum producers in the world. We find out why people are lining up for more than three hours to fill up their tanks with gas. Plus, a Vietnamese immigrant starts an indoor shrimp farm in Massachusetts.
PRI's The World: 05/25/2015 An Iraq war veteran turned photojournalist reflects on what Memorial Day means to him, and to some of the soldiers he's photographed over the years. Plus, as Allied troops landed on the beaches of Normandy, BBC reporters were embedded with them. They recorded their impressions of the initial assault on portable recorders. Also, from Beijing, we find out who won one of the largest English language competitions in the world.
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Fifa arrests spark sponsor concerns The annual congress of World football governing body Fifa is due to open despite sponsor concerns over the arrest of senior officials on corruption charges.
Malaysian police probed over graves Malaysia is investigating 12 policemen suspected of involvement in human-trafficking camps found in the remote north of the country.
US military shipped anthrax to labs The US military accidentally sent live anthrax samples to labs across the country and a US military base in South Korea, the Pentagon says.
Justice department moves on FIFA corruption
So far 14 have been indicted, but not longtime FIFA President Sepp Blatter.
After purchase, Re/code gets Vox's secret weapon
The media company's Chorus publishing system was made for the digital age.
Mixed feelings for landfill run deep in Tennessee
Residents protest the dump that generates millions in revenue for poor rural area.
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