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August 23, 2014
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PRI's The World: 8/22/14 Hamas says it has executed at least 18 alleged collaborators with Israel. We'll have the latest on that, as well as the continuing air strikes and rocket attacks in Gaza. Plus, a surprising story about young people in Iraq who are determined to stay and build their lives there. And, The World's Marco Werman and April Peavey reveal their picks for the summer's hottest tunes.
PRI's The World: 8/21/2014 The aftermath of American journalist James Foley's murder by extremists in Syria ? a Syrian opposition activist talks about the trajectory of the conflict. And a terrorism expert fills us in on the social media strategies of groups like the Islamic State. Plus, an immigrant from Trinidad, gives us a different take on Ferguson and its police force. She's lived there for 11 years. And how the smell of coral helps fish navigate.
PRI's The World:8/20/2014 Remembering journalist James Foley. The FBI says it believes that a web video published by the Islamic State purporting to show the execution of kidnapped journalist James Foley is, in fact, real. Plus, part two in our story of an undocumented Salvadoran couple living in Baltimore who have been trying to get their kids to the United States. And we look back on the life of an Indian yoga guru who helped introduce the practice to an American audience.
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UN call to 'prevent Iraq massacre' A UN envoy calls for action to prevent what he says may be the possible massacre of Iraqis in the town of Amerli, besieged by Islamic State.
Russian convoy leaves Ukraine Lorries from an unauthorised Russian aid convoy cross back from rebel-held east Ukraine as German Chancellor Angela Merkel holds talks in Kiev.
Galileo satellites on wrong orbit The European Space Agency says the latest two satellites for Europe's version of the US GPS sat-nav system have not gone into the correct orbit.
Foot Locker profits jump, thanks to basketball and Nike
Basketball shoes are hot and Nike controls the sizzle .
This was the lightest trading day of the year so far
Just 2 and a quarter billion shares changed hands.
And the Emmy goes to... Monday!
NBC has moved the Emmys from Monday to Sunday... and the reason is all economics.
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