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February 9, 2016
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PRI's The World: 02/08/2016 Marco Werman checks in from Tehran. He flew into Iran's capital over the weekend, and gives host Carol Hills his first impressions. Plus, one day ahead of the New Hampshire primary, we look at the US presidential race from a Dutch point of view. Also, Carol speaks with Nakkiah Lui, an aboriginal writer and satirist who stars in a show on Australian TV called "Black Comedy."
PRI's The World: 02/05/2016 Cargo ships are taking strange routes to European ports, passing through Syrian, Libyan and Lebanese waters and that's raising serious security concerns. Plus, we hear about the value of Parmesan cheese. It's so valuable that one Italian cheesemaker is issuing bonds backed by the giant aged rounds. Also, Maurice White, founder of the band Earth, Wind & Fire, Died this week at the age of 74. The band blended soul, funk, jazz and a bit of everything else. White himself, though, was heavily influenced by the study of ancient Egypt.
PRI's The World: 02/04/2016 Today we hear from reporter Jeanne Carstensen in Flint, Michigan, where she connects the dots between Flint and the Greek island of Lesbos. Also, in Syria, peace talks have broken down, even as aid groups work to secure more funding to help the country's beleaguered population. Plus, a young Pakistani woman who toured her country on a motorcycle ? and documented every moment of it online.
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German trains in deadly head-on crash At least 10 people are killed and more than 100 injured as two passenger trains collide in the German state of Bavaria.
US warns over N Korea plutonium bomb North Korea could soon have enough plutonium to build nuclear weapons after restarting one of its reactors, a US spy chief says.
New Hampshire votes in key US primary People in New Hampshire begin voting for Democrats and Republicans seeking their party nomination in the first primary of the US presidential race.
Police resources brought in to help with Mardi Gras
New Orleans is short police officers after years of budget constraints.
Workers still not quitting jobs at pre-recession levels
The Job Openings and Labor Turnover Summary has shown steady improvement in layoffs, job openings and hiring.
Building a more diverse faculty
A University of Maryland program helps ease the transition from grad student to professor.
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