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August 2, 2014
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PRI's The World: 8/1/2014 It was depressingly, but not unexpectedly, brief; a 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire falls apart within hours in Gaza. Also, a Ugandan court strikes down the country's anti-homosexuality law on technical grounds. Plus, Native Americans take exceptions to the rich and famous wearing head dresses. Yep, they're looking at you, Pharrell.
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.
World Headlines
Hamas denies holding Israeli soldier The military wing of the Islamist group insists it is not holding a missing Israel soldier and says he could have died in an Israeli air strike.
Obama defends under-fire CIA director President Barack Obama has defended CIA Director John Brennan and acknowledged the US tortured prisoners after 9/11.
Australians abandon Down's surrogate An online campaign for a baby with Down's Syndrome left with his surrogate Thai mother by an Australian couple has raised over $120,000 (70,000).
Automakers could sell 16 million cars this year. What?
That's the biggest auto sales number in eight years.
Everything in this store is made out of felt
Because who doesn't need a dose of felt Prozac every now and again?
Procter & Gamble shaves off a few brands
Procter & Gamble says it's getting rid of as many as 100 more brands.
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