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September 30, 2016
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PRI's The World: 09/29/2016 Thursday on The World, families of 9/11 victims get the congressional green light to sue Saudi Arabia. And, the New York Times reporter Declan Walsh normally serves as a foreign correspondent, but now he's been deployed to the US to cover our presidential election "in much the same way he would cover an event overseas." We'll find out what he's discovering as he makes his way across the country. Plus, the remains of some American soldiers who fought in Mexico finally make it home, 170 years later.
PRI's The World: 09/28/2016 We remember Shimon Peres, one of Israel's founding fathers. He served as both prime minister and president during his life in public service and was one of the key figures behind the Oslo Accords. Also, Pepe the Frog. He's a cartoon character that's more than a decade old. But he's recently been co-opted by the alt-right and made into a figure that the Anti-Defamation League has just deemed a "hate symbol." Plus, the Indian Bhangra dancers who are getting folks in Canada's Maritime provinces moving.
PRI's The World: 09/27/2016 Today we get some outside perspectives on last night's presidential debate. We'll touch base with viewers in Nigeria, Mexico, the UK and Thailand, and we'll touch on themes ranging from race relations to immigration to America's crummy airports. Plus, a Colombian American journalist offers his views on the historic peace agreement between FARC rebels and the Colombian government. Plus, we hear why Chablis growers in France are taking aim with anti-hail cannons, today on The World.
World Headlines
US protecting Syria jihadist group - Russia's Lavrov The US is trying to spare an al-Qaeda-linked Syrian group in case it is needed to unseat the country's president, the Russian foreign minister tells the BBC.
US election 2016: Trump berates Alicia Machado on Twitter Donald Trump attacks a former beauty pageant winner who criticised him for alleged sexist and misogynistic remarks as "disgusting" in a Twitter outburst.
Rosetta mission ends in comet collision Europe?s Rosetta probe ends its mission to Comet 67P by crash-landing on to the icy object?s surface.
Puerto Ricans, in Florida, could be a political catch
Thousands of newly arrived Puerto Ricans, all U.S. citizens, are eligible to vote if they register
DeutscheBank woes highlight European bank issues
Germany's biggest bank is not alone in facing systemic problems.
How Deutsche Bank's financial woes compare to Lehman's
Deutsche Bank's billion-dollar fine, a complicated merger between American Airlines and U.S. Airways, and how an earlier FAFSA date will impact families.
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