PRI's The World: 6/23/14

June 23, 2014

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Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki in Baghdad. Maliki says there will be a new Iraqi government by July 1. And in Egypt, the verdict and sentencing of the three Al Jazeera journalists. A UN human rights chief accuses authorities in Cairo of "crushing" the news media. Plus, a Flemish musical about WWI is a blockbuster in Belgium.

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How can the US advance in the World Cup?

The fate of the US national soccer team is still up in the air. After a heartbreaking draw against Portugal on Sunday, everything now rides on their final game against Germany on Thursday. Reporter and soccer player Anders Kelto explains what needs to happen for the US to make it to the next round of the World Cup.