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Scottish Comedian Janey Godley on Joan Rivers on The World for 9-5

Happy Friday All.

As the tributes to Joan Rivers pour in, Scottish comedian Janey Godley tells us what she loved about the American icon.  And while we're in Scotland, Cori Princell has the story of one family wrestling with whether to vote yes or no in Scotland's upcoming referendum on independence from Great Britain.  No one in the family seems to have made a final decision, even with the vote looming.

We hear how China is embracing the art of parliamentary debate... at least in the classroom.

Also today, traveling food writer Steve Dolinsky checks in from Peru, where he's been sampling Asian twists on traditional cuisine. Yum.

And from the Israeli-Syrian border, Daniel Estrin paints a spooky picture of shifting power dynamics.

Plus - a contingent of UN peacekeepers in Iraq - they all hail from Fiji.