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October 1, 2016
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PRI's The World: 09/30/2016 The US ambassador to Denmark has his own reality show. Ambassador Gifford stops by to tell Marco Werman all about his use of "soft power." We also get the story of an Ethiopian immigrant in California who decided to bring a little taste of his homeland to the Bay Area ? and now wants to grow California crops in Ethiopia. Plus, a requiem for Rosetta, the comet-exploring spacecraft.
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.
World Headlines
Syria conflict: Aleppo hospital 'hit by barrel bombs' An air raid on the rebel-held eastern half of the Syrian city of Aleppo hits the area's largest hospital for the second time in a matter of days.
India tax evasion amnesty uncovers hidden billions A tax evasion amnesty in India prompts tens of thousands of people to declare more than $9.5bn in undeclared income and assets.
Georgia Pope: Tbilisi stadium largely empty for papal Mass The Pope says Mass in a largely empty stadium on a visit to Georgia after the majority Orthodox Christian Church asks followers to stay away.
Is it evil? A year of email controversies
Private email servers, DNC emails, hacked Yahoo accounts ? we take a look back at recent email drama and what it says about the technology.
Target customers are digging through their trash to reuse discontinued pill bottles
The red bottles got a lot of praise, but disappeared when CVS bought Target Pharmacy.
Weekly Wrap: Banks at home, and abroad
Leigh Gallagher of Fortune Magazine and John Carney of the Wall Street Journal join Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal for this week's edition of The Weekly Wrap.
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