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January 17, 2017
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Different perspectives on MLK Day, Europe's NATO anxiety, Italian beer beyond Peroni Today, we hear about a rabbi who marched with Martin Luther King, Jr. Plus, how one immigrant first learned about Dr. King in India. And in Italy, the craft beer movement is growing.
No more ?wet foot, dry foot,? the NBA in Mexico, the ?first cousin? of English We begin today with President Barack Obama?s decision to scrap the "wet foot, dry foot" policy for Cuban migrants. Also, Frisian, a language spoken in a small corner of The Netherlands that's like a "first cousin" to English. Plus, bringing polo back to India.
The Trump dossier, confirmation hearings, the fictitious country of San Escobar. Today, more on those unverified allegations against President-elect Donald Trump, and why a BBC reporter didn't go public with them. Also, remembering when the late Princess Diana walked through a minefield, literally. And the beautiful but fictitious country of San Escobar.
World Headlines
UK PM: We must leave EU single market Theresa May sets out UK hopes for Brexit talks, warning that "no deal is better than a bad deal".
Russia's Putin calls leaked Trump memos 'utter nonsense' The Russian president said those behind the allegations were "worse than prostitutes".
State of emergency declared in The Gambia Outgoing Gambian President Yahya Jammeh declares 90-day state of emergency a day before his mandate ends.
Wal-Mart touts new jobs in 2017
The nation?s largest private employer is expanding in some areas, contracting in others.
Oxfam reports that the assets of more than 3 billion don?t equal those of eight rich men
The global income an equality gap could fill an ocean.
A U.S. coin will feature an African-American Lady Liberty for the first time
The occasion marks the U.S. Mint's 225th birthday.
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