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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.
PRI's The World: 8/27/2014 30 Mosques in 30 Days ? comedian Aman Ali visited a different mosque every day for a month and blogged about it. Also, Chinese calligraphy falls by the wayside as texting takes over. And the Times of London brings the sound of typewriters back to the newsroom ? for inspiration.
World Headlines
Ukraine hit by military setbacks Ukraine suffers a series of military setbacks, as hundreds of troops are taken prisoner and its forces withdraw from a key airport.
Ashya parents fight extradition A couple who took their five-year-old boy from a British hospital refuse to consent to their extradition to the UK at an appearance at Spain's High Court.
'Cloud' concerns after celeb leaks Experts have raised concerns over the security of "cloud" storage sites following the leak of intimate pictures of celebrities.
PODCAST: Economic effects of protests in Hong Kong
Plus: bad luck for Atlantic City casinos and reporting food poisoning on Twitter
Insurers find wiggle room in requirement to cover all
Some health insurers are discouraging the sickest patients from enrolling.
LinkedIn censors its members in China...globally
Company says it censors posts from China "to protect the safety" of its members.
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