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August 30, 2016
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PRI's The World: 08/29/2016 Brazil's suspended President, Dilma Rousseff, calls the move to impeach her "the equivalent of a democratic death penalty." Plus, we get the story of a Puerto Rican neighborhood in Brooklyn that's changing dramatically due to gentrification. Property prices have gotten so crazy that many in the older residents are thinking of moving to crisis-hit Puerto Rico. Also, we hear about the popularity and legacy of Mexican singer Juan Gabriel, who died over the weekend.
PRI's The World: 08/26/2016 The World's Global Nation team has been investigating conditions at facilities where the government holds migrants ? most of them from Central America ? who are awaiting court dates or deportation. We've been looking specifically at what it's like for women and children. We've found instances of mothers and their very young children locked up for up to a year. Then, as we mark the centennial of the US National Parks System, we'll hear how China is building its own park system. Plus, we'll hear from the French consul general in New Orleans about the support that his country is giving to Louisiana in its efforts to recover from recent flooding.
PRI's The World: 08/25/2016 Several French cities have outlawed full body swimsuits, known as burkinis, for being un-French. Now, those bans are being challenged in the French courts. Also, an Asian American journalist writes about being attacked ? and then spared ? because of his race at a Black Lives Matter protest. He joins us on the program to give his very personal perspective on that experience. Plus, there's a debate raging in Thailand right now about whether it's better to squat or sit when using the toilet.
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Apple facing record bill for Irish tax Apple could be ordered to pay billions of euros in back taxes in the Republic of Ireland under a European Union ruling expected on Tuesday.
Chinese embassy blast: Car bomb attack in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan A car driven by a suicide bomber explodes after ramming the gates of the Chinese embassy in the Kyrgyz capital, Bishkek, officials say.
Kim Dotcom wins right to livestream extradition appeal A New Zealand judge allows internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom to livestream his appeal against extradition to the US on YouTube.
Massachusetts could move one time zone east
The state is studying a move to the Atlantic Time Zone.
When nations police what women wear
Here are just a few examples of how governments are trying to impose dress codes on women.
Tracing the history behind the cyber wars of today
Thomas Rid on his new book ?Rise of the Machines: A Cybernetic History?
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