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September 17, 2014
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PRI's The World: 9/17/2014 The Obama Administration sends US troops to help fight Ebola in West Africa. Plus, passengers in Pakistan chase a former government minister off a plane after his late arrival kept them waiting at the gate for hours. And a fashion designer who's making stunning patterns from images of cancer cells.
PRI's The World: 9/16/2014 The US carries out airstrikes near Baghdad where a tense sectarian mood is emerging and where the "fear of the other is seeping even to the people you know." Also, a Ukrainian-American author writes about the Ukrainian community in Brighton Beach and muses on the relationships between those who left and those who stayed behind. Plus, the coffee maker that turned James Bond into a coffee snob.
PRI's The World: 9/15/2014 A Minneapolis teen disappears and then surfaces in Syria. Her family fears she may have been recruited by militants. Also, a group of American doctors heads to the Ebola outbreak zone. And Grimms' fairy tales get a new English translation ? darker, but also funnier.
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Mass rallies mark referendum climax Both sides in the Scottish referendum campaign hold rallies as they make their final efforts to win over undecided voters.
Obama: No US combat mission in Iraq President Barack Obama has said US troops fighting Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq and Syria "do not and will not have a combat mission".
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has cancer Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has been diagnosed with a "fairly aggressive" rare cancer, doctors treating him say.
How will low inflation complicate the Fed?s plans?
Today's CPI numbers came in low despite Yellen's hint that interest rates could be on the upswing.
Yahoo will make a lot of money off the Alibaba IPO
But how will they spend it?
The numbers for September 17, 2014
We're watching the Fed, mobile ad spending and vaccination rates Wednesday.
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