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Narendra Modi's 100th day as prime minister

Sep 2, 2014
Kai Ryssdal talks to Sruthijith KK, editor of Quartz India.
Posted In: India, international business

The benefits of developing an Ebola vaccine

Sep 2, 2014
While the market for an Ebola vaccine is small, the payoff of production is big.
Posted In: Ebola, vaccine, Health, Africa

Italy's Fiat speeds Alfa Romeo's US return

Sep 1, 2014
Fiat is re-launching the sporty Alfa Romeo brand in the United States.
Posted In: cars

Thriving and surviving at the Fringe Festival

Sep 1, 2014
The world's biggest arts festival keeps getting bigger, but not everyone profits.
Posted In: Scotland, festivals, performers, seasonal hiring

LinkedIn censors its members in China...globally

Sep 1, 2014
Company says it censors posts from China "to protect the safety" of its members.
Posted In: China, internet censorship, linkedin

Suction on Leith: The EU bans high-power vacuums

Aug 29, 2014
Starting September first, companies in the European Union can't make or import vacuums that generate more than 1600 watts of power. Lizzie O’Leary speaks with vacuum shop owner Patricia Ware.
Posted In: vacuums, EU, regulation, power

Weekend Brunch: A new (fe)line of credit and Burger King grows his empire

Aug 29, 2014
Reuters’ Ben Walsh and Jessica Pressler from New York Magazine look back on the last week in news and discuss what’s on their plate in the future.

Your wallet: Wearing too many hats at the office

Aug 29, 2014
Since the recession, many workers have had to cover for eliminated jobs and reduced resources. Personal Finance writer Farnoosh Torabi gives advice to workers.
Sphinx Cat

Who let the cats out? Russia did.

Aug 28, 2014
Russia is lending cats out to people taking out mortgages because of Russian lore.
Posted In: Russia, Mortgages, cats
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What can ISIS do with oil wells it captures?

Aug 28, 2014
The extremist group ISIS finances itself in part by selling oil on the black market
Posted In: Iraq, black market, revenue, crude oil

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