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September 22, 2014
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PRI's The World: 9/19/2014 Scotland votes down independence. What does it mean for the country's future? Plus, after arriving in the US, young migrants face a new challenge ? starting school. And Chinese tennis star Li Na retires.
PRI's The World: 9/18/2014 Immigration courts are starting to decide the fate of tens of thousands of young Central Americans who entered the the US illegally. We wonder what has happened to migrants after they've been deported. Plus, the UK becomes one of the first western countries to create an Islamic finance investment bond. And as Scotland goes to the polls today, we visit a bagpipe factory in Pakistan, of all places.
PRI's The World: 9/17/2014 The Obama Administration sends US troops to help fight Ebola in West Africa. Plus, passengers in Pakistan chase a former government minister off a plane after his late arrival kept them waiting at the gate for hours. And a fashion designer who's making stunning patterns from images of cancer cells.
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UN plea over Turkey refugee crisis The UN says Turkey urgently needs help to care for 130,000 Syrian refugees who have crossed the border fleeing Islamist militants.
French national abducted in Algeria A French national has been kidnapped while on holiday in Algeria, the French foreign ministry confirms.
Rockefellers to divest fossil fuels The Rockefeller family, which made its fortune from oil, is to sell its investments in fossil fuels and put money into clean energy.
When private investors, not taxpayers, pay the toll
Several private investors in Indiana get trapped by the potholes of infrastructure.
The numbers for September 22, 2014
Ten million phones bought, 56 million cards stolen and a lot of loan defaults.
PODCAST: To encrypt or not to encrypt
Investing in infrastructure, OS encryption, and millennial spending habits.
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