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LISTEN: The Day Ahead – September 16, 2014

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The UN General Assembly gets underway, the E.U. Parliament votes on an association agreement with Ukraine, and new rankings of the world’s best universities.

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LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – September 15, 2014

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An on-the-ground report from Iraqi and Syrian Kurdistan as military leaders weigh their options for pushing back the Islamic State.

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LISTEN: The Weekend Ahead – September 13-14

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An international conference in France to address the Islamic State threat, the final Scottish independence debate, and NATO military exercises in Ukraine.

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LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – September 12, 2014

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France offers aerial strikes against the Islamic State in Iraq, Cuba sends doctors to Ebola-affected Sierra Leone, and 45 UN peacekeepers are freed in Syria.

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LISTEN: The Day Ahead – September 12, 2014

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A new round of E.U. sanctions against Russia, three more Barclays employees to face charges for alleged Libor rigging, and Oscar Pistorius’ FINAL fate.

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LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – September 11, 2014

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Mixed reaction to President Obama’s coalition strategy to defeat the Islamic State and a strong showing of support for independence campaigners in Catalonia.

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LISTEN: The Day Ahead – September 11, 2014

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World leaders remember the 9/11 attacks, a ruling in the Oscar Pistorius trial and new research will answer whether ‘fat shaming’ aids weight loss.

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LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – September 10, 2014

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The OPCW says chemical weapons attacks are likely continuing in Syria, and positive signs that efforts to replenish the Ozone layer are paying off.

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LISTEN: The Day Ahead – September 10, 2014

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Barack Obama will outline the coalition strategy to fight the Islamic State, OPEC issues a new report on oil prices, and the Invictus Games open in London.

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Estonia: Russian Forces Crossed Border, Kidnapped Security Official

Just days after President Obama warned Russia from Estonia of further aggression, Estonia claims Russian forces crossed border and kidnapped a security officer

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New Bill Outlines DC Statehood

Supporters for D.C. statehood ask say this is a civil rights issue.

Obama Calls For Gun Reform On Anniversary Of Navy Yard Shooting

Personnel slowly filter out of Washington Navy Yard following Monday's shooting.

Obama called for “common-sense reforms that respect our traditions while reducing the gun violence.”

TRNS News Notes- 9/16/14

Ebola response ramps up
Cost: $500 million
House GOP measure on Syrian rebels: a go?
Some Republicans dubious
For Foley’s family, U.S. policy offered no hope

Click here for: Tuesday, September 16

● ISIS “war” has strong bipartisan support

● School cops have military arms

● Obama wages war on immigration law

● HHS knew healthcare.gov was doomed

● Taxpayers on hook for $200 million fine

● How much is a billion?

Senate Republicans Block Paycheck Fairness Act

The vote was 52-40, not enough to get past a filibuster.

LISTEN: The Day Ahead – September 16, 2014

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The UN General Assembly gets underway, the E.U. Parliament votes on an association agreement with Ukraine, and new rankings of the world’s best universities.