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5 July 2018

Episode 1734

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With civilians fleeing Syria in large numbers, we ask if it could mark the end of the country’s war. Plus: Mike Pompeo heads to Pyongyang, a breach of finance rules embarrasses Mexico’s new president and how the “sexiness” of the Statue of Liberty cost the US Postal Service millions.

5 July 2018

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Chapter 1

How do you rate the sexiness of a statue?

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When the US Postal Service used the Las Vegas replica of the Statue of Liberty on a stamp rather than the real one, it cost them millions. But few expected the statue’s sex appeal to be a legal factor.

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