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PRI's The World: 9/01/2014 Anti-government protestors stormed the state television headquarters in Islamabad, Pakistan. Authorities have restored order but the demonstration raises fears of a coup. Also, new proposals to deal with so-called "home-grown extremists" in the UK. And a Liberian DJ who's dedicated himself to spreading health messages about Ebola.
PRI's The World: 8/29/2014 The UK raises its terror alert level from "substantial" to "severe" in light of the developments in Syria and Iraq. Also, a weapons researcher analyzes online photos and videos for clues to the wars in Ukraine and the Middle East. And the Hello Kitty phenomenon and its roots.
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.
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Islamic State 'kills US hostage' An Islamic State video purporting to show the beheading of Steven Sotloff, a US journalist abducted by the group, is released.
Million 'have fled Ukraine conflict' The number of people who have fled the fighting in Ukraine has doubled in weeks, and the UN says more than a million have now been displaced.
Afghan militants 'may join IS' Fighters from a militant Islamic group in Afghanistan, allied to the Taliban, tell the BBC they are considering joining forces with Islamic State.
Eric Cantor gets a new job...on Wall Street
The former house majority leader heads to boutique investment bank Moelis and Co.
PODCAST: Facebook targets India
Economic growth for the fall, Eric Cantor's new gig, and Facebook's ads in India.
The benefits of developing an Ebola vaccine
While the market for an Ebola vaccine is small, the payoff of production is big.
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