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November 27, 2014
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PRI's The World: 11/26/2014 On this Thanksgiving eve, we want to know where food comes from. Not the stuff we literally put in our mouths ? but the origins of the names of that food. Meanwhile, does the thought of flying give you the jitters? Composer Michael Hearst tries to calm those travel nerves with his new CD, "Songs for Fearful Flyers." And, we tell you a tale about the weird and wonderful Belgian sport of featherbowling ? as still played in Detroit.
PRI's The World: 11/25/2014 A global perspective on the events unfolding in Ferguson with insight from a reporter in Jerusalem and an Egyptian protester during the Arab Spring. Plus, how the London police addressed racism after race riots there in the early 1980s. And, a Cambodian refugee who moved to America and found hiking the New England mountains the perfect therapy.
PRI's The World: 11/24/2014 No nuclear deal with Iran, and now the deadline for an agreement has been pushed back to March. Also, the story behind the resignation of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. Plus, we dig into the life of musician Gil Scott-Heron, who coined the term "the revolution will not be televised" some 40 years ago.
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Oil prices plunge after Opec meeting Crude oil prices slump in reaction to the decision by the Opec oil producers' cartel not to cut output.
Mexican president to overhaul police Mexico's president announces plans for a massive overhaul of police, in the wake of the disappearance of 43 students in September.
Sporting world rallies around Abbott The cricketing world rallies around bowler Sean Abbott amid fears he may never play again after batsman Phillip Hughes's death.
PODCAST: EU pushes Google break-up
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Hint: Soon.
OPEC is stuck between lots of oil and a hard place
With oil prices falling, the group will have to give up market share or profits.
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