Northeast Indiana Public Radio http://wboi.org en U.N. Says Assad Regime, Islamic State Are Committing War Crimes In Syria http://wboi.org/post/un-says-assad-regime-islamic-state-are-committing-war-crimes-syria <a href="http://www.ohchr.org/Documents/HRBodies/HRCouncil/CoISyria/A.HRC.27.60_Eng.pdf">A report</a> presented by the United Nations today paints a pretty grim picture of Syria.<p>It tells the story of a country mired in a ruthless civil war in which all sides are indiscriminately killing and torturing civilians. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:28:00 +0000 Eyder Peralta 35108 at http://wboi.org U.N. Says Assad Regime, Islamic State Are Committing War Crimes In Syria Fashion Retailer Zara Pulls Kids Shirt Resembling Concentration Camp Uniform http://wboi.org/post/fashion-retailer-zara-pulls-kids-shirt-resembling-concentration-camp-uniform The clothing retail giant Zara is apologizing and has pulled a kids' shirt from its stores after hearing complaints that it resembled the uniform worn by prisoners in Nazi concentration camps.<p>In a tweet, Zara said the shirt was "inspired by the sheriff's stars from the Classic Western films."<p>Reporting from Spain's Canary Islands, Lauren Frayer tells our Newscast unit that this isn't the first time the Spanish retailer has gotten into trouble. She filed this report:<p><blockquote><p>"The shirt in question is navy and white striped, with a big gold star on the chest. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:12:00 +0000 Eyder Peralta 35107 at http://wboi.org Fashion Retailer Zara Pulls Kids Shirt Resembling Concentration Camp Uniform French Prosecutors Put IMF's Lagarde Under Investigation http://wboi.org/post/french-prosecutors-put-imfs-lagarde-under-investigation Christine Lagarde, the head of the International Monetary Fund, says French prosecutors have put her under formal investigation.<p><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/27/world/asia/afghanistan-abdullah-presidential-election.html?_r=0"><em>The New York Times</em> reports</a>:<p><blockquote><p><p data-para-count="247" data-total-count="516">"Ms. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:01:00 +0000 editor 35105 at http://wboi.org French Prosecutors Put IMF's Lagarde Under Investigation Science Crowns Mozzarella The King Of Pizza Cheese http://wboi.org/post/science-crowns-mozzarella-king-pizza-cheese Any way you slice it, Americans are obsessed with pizza. One in eight of us are noshing it on any given day, <a href="http://www.ars.usda.gov/SP2UserFiles/Place/12355000/pdf/DBrief/11_consumption_of_pizza_0710.pdf">according to</a> the U.S. Department of Agriculture. And the average American consumes pizza about 39 times a year, according to the NPD Group, a market research firm.<strong> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:31:00 +0000 Maanvi Singh 35106 at http://wboi.org Both Afghan Candidates Pull Observers From U.N. Audit Of Votes http://wboi.org/post/both-afghan-candidates-pull-observers-un-audit-votes The Afghan election process was thrown further into disarray on Wednesday, when both candidates pulled their observers from a U.N.-led audit of the country's ballots.<p>The Associated Press reports that Abdullah Abdullah was the first to withdraw his observer, saying the process was full of fraud. The news service adds:<p><blockquote><p>"The U.S. brokered the audit of the eight million ballots from the country's June presidential runoff as a way to end what had been a debilitating impasse over who would take over from outgoing President Hamid Karzai. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:48:00 +0000 editor 35102 at http://wboi.org Both Afghan Candidates Pull Observers From U.N. Audit Of Votes Moral To This Story: Don't Lie About Being Kidnapped http://wboi.org/post/moral-story-dont-lie-about-being-kidnapped <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Moral+To+This+Story%3A+Don%27t+Lie+About+Being+Kidnapped&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA1NTU5NzI4MDEyODAxNzA2NDdhODNkZg004)"/></div><p> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:32:00 +0000 editor 35103 at http://wboi.org Neighbor Tries To Shut Down Lemonade Stand http://wboi.org/post/neighbor-tries-shut-down-lemonade-stand <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit <a href="http://www.npr.org/">http://www.npr.org/</a>.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Neighbor+Tries+To+Shut+Down+Lemonade+Stand&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA3NTY5MTc2MDEzMDY5NDU2MjQ3NDZhOA001)"/></div><p> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:22:00 +0000 editor 35104 at http://wboi.org Boston Has Riskiest Drivers, According To Insurance Ranking http://wboi.org/post/last-word-business-164 <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Boston+Has+Riskiest+Drivers%2C+According+To+Insurance+Ranking&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA2NDA4NzY1MDEyODkzMjYyNTkxZjFiZQ004)"/></div><p> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:02:00 +0000 editor 35101 at http://wboi.org As Ferguson Protests Wind Down, Residents Want Outrage Channeled http://wboi.org/post/ferguson-protests-wind-down-residents-want-outrage-channeled <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=As+Ferguson+Protests+Wind+Down%2C+Residents+Want+Outrage+Channeled&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA4NDQ1MjMzMDEzMjA3NzExMTA5OTU5Yw004)"/></div><p> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:02:00 +0000 editor 35100 at http://wboi.org Parking Behavior May Reflect Economic Drive http://wboi.org/post/parking-behavior-may-reflect-economic-drive <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. 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