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January 16, 2017
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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.
Trump's press conference, Russia's history of 'kompromat,' the future of nuclear power President-elect Donald Trump calls the publishing of leaked allegations against him "a disgrace." Also, an American businessman on the dark side of Russia's Vladimir Putin. And Norway's long goodbye to FM radio.
World Headlines
Trump worries Nato with 'obsolete' comment The US president-elect stirs concern among allies and says Germany was wrong to admit 1m migrants.
Kyrgyzstan plane crash: Dozens die as Turkish cargo jet hits homes Entire families killed, witnesses say, as a Turkish cargo jet crashes on landing near Bishkek.
Mother admits murdering children by driving into Australian lake Akon Guode pleads guilty to killing three of her children by driving them into a lake in Melbourne.
Los Angeles plans for spending $1.2 billion to help homeless
Priority for much of the housing money will go to people who?ve been on the streets for a long time, with no respite. But some think more of the money should go to help homeless families.
5 economic takeaways about the Chargers? move to Los Angeles
It?s the nation?s second-largest media market. What does that mean for the former San Diego team?
EPA locks in fuel standards just days before the Trump administration
Automakers must double fuel efficiency by 2025.
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