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May 4, 2015
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PRI's The World: 05/01/2015 Tesla debuts a battery system for the home that would be powered by renewable energy and hopefully help people get off the grid altogether, but will the price be right for consumers? And what happens when the battery runs out? Plus, staying on the tech front, we hear how drones are being used to help recovery and relief efforts in Nepal. Also, a Vietnamese refugee tells us his story, and remembers coming to terms with such American things as Scooby Doo cartoons and Halloween.
PRI's The World: 04/30/2015 Ten men in Pakistan received 25-year prison sentences for the shooting of Malala Yousafzai. Also, from Nigeria, more than 100 children who had been kidnapped by Boko Haram have been rescued by authorities, but the kidnapped girls who sparked the #BringBackOurGirls campaign over a year ago remain missing. Plus, a daughter goes in search of her mother, who was North Vietnam's first female war correspondent.
PRI's The World: 04/29/2015 We continue to follow developments in Nepal following Saturday's earthquake, where in many cases, basic needs such as shelter, food and water are still not being met. We also continue to follow developments in Baltimore. Today, the Orioles game is being played in an empty stadium. Major League Baseball says it's a first for them, but it's happened plenty of times in the world of soccer. Plus, in Ecuador, residents love the two dollar bill. In fact, they can't get enough of them.
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US cartoon attack suspects 'named' US officials reportedly identify the gunmen who are said to have attacked a Texas event exhibiting cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad.
Merkel pressed on German spy scandal Chancellor Angela Merkel comes under pressure inside her government to disclose a list of spying targets handed to German intelligence by the US.
FN's Jean-Marie Le Pen suspended France's National Front suspends founder Jean-Marie Le Pen over a series of inflammatory remarks and a feud with his daughter Marine.
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