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PRI's The World: 7/31/2014 The Ebola outbreak continues to worsen in West Africa. Should you be concerned about it reaching the US? Plus, is Israel's military campaign in Gaza changing the attitudes of American Jews toward Israel? Also, a local story with global connections. A popular supermarket chain here in New England was founded by a Greek immigrant. It still caters to and employs a large number of immigrants, but now a highly unusual labor dispute threatens the chain's existence.
PRI's The World: 07/30/14 We meet two friends ? one a Palestinian, the other an Israeli. They both live in Jerusalem, but across the divide. Also, massive mysterious sinkholes appear in Siberia. And Turkey's deputy prime minister says women shouldn't laugh in public. Turkish women respond with a social media campaign of smiles.
PRI's The World: 7/29/14 How Iraq was lost. A documentary filmmaker goes back and pieces together the moments where the US seems to have lost the war in Iraq. Plus investigators are still trying to reach the crash site of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine, but fierce fighting is blocking their way. And, a Russian ban on underwear.
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Israel and Hamas truce under way Israel and Hamas begin an unconditional 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire on Friday morning, after 24 days of fighting.
Multiple Taiwan gas blasts kill 24 A series of gas explosions in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung kills at least 24 people and injures about 270 others.
Sudan 'apostasy' woman arrives in US A woman who fled Sudan after being spared a death sentence for renouncing Islam has arrived in the US state of New Hampshire to start a new life.
Vultures show Argentina no mercy
We look at vulture funds and what they do.
Holding individuals responsible for the financial crisis
A former Countrywide employee was fined $1 million, but such cases are rare.
How driverless cars could injure insurers
Who pays when driverless cars have accidents?
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