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June 29, 2016
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PRI's The World: 06/28/2016 The European Parliament was the scene of some harsh words and insults this morning after Nigel Farage, a key force behind Britain's campaign to leave the EU, leveled both barrels at Europe's leaders. We'll find out who exactly Nigel Farage is. Plus, a giant underground field of helium has been found in Tanzania, and people who operate MRI machines are happy. Then we turn to breaking news out of Turkey, where suicide bombers launched a deadly attack on Istanbul's airport. We also hear about another huge victory for tiny Iceland.
PRI's The World: 06/27/2016 Britain's decision to leave the European Union has thrown the country's politics into near chaos. Not only has British Prime Minister David Cameron said he will step down, but now ministers are leaving the opposition Labour Party in droves, as well. Plus: "I want my country back." That's what a British columnist wrote in The New Statesman over the weekend. Laurie Penny tells us about those "Leave" voters in the UK who never felt the positive effects of globalization. And, Bolivia decides it's time to ditch the Gregorian calendar.
PRI's The World: 06/24/2016 In a historic vote, the British have decided that their country should leave the European Union. We're going to devote the entire show to the so-called "Brexit." We'll speak with Brits who supported the "Leave" campaign, and those who voted to stay in the EU. And, will Britain's decision to leave affect its so-called "special relationship" with the United States? Also, does the Brexit victory's populist roots echo the Trump phenomenon in the United States?
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Why a mother had to visit the place her son died Maureen and Roger have waited 11 years to visit the place where their son Matthew died in Iraq, to lay a small cross there and to try to understand why he died.
Istanbul Ataturk airport attack: Deaths rise to 41, with 239 hurt The death toll in a suicide gun and bomb attack on Istanbul's Ataturk airport rises to 41, 13 of them foreign nationals, with 239 injured.
Brexit: No EU compromise on freedom of movement No pick and choose single market, EU leaders meeting in Brussels say, after discussing the UK vote to leave.
Obama's last ride as part of the Three Amigos
It's not a film remake. It's the annual summit of the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
If Great Britain goes, so could the English language
The head of the European Parliament?s Constitutional Affairs Committee is now warning that English as an official language could be eliminated with Brexit.
Why Americans feel the economy is rigged
A majority of respondents to our recent poll said the economy was rigged.
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