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April 27, 2017
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Misunderstanding the US-Mexico relationship, meth's new frontier, a Chinese tycoon gets red-flagged Under President Donald Trump, what is America's role in Mexico's drug war? And what would be at stake if NAFTA were eliminated? Also, a Chinese billionaire and a member of Trump's Mar-a-Lago club is wanted by Interpol for his knowledge about corruption back in China. Plus, a herd of reindeer trekking through the tundra is the new "must see" show on Norway's "Slow TV" channel.
Foreign aid takes a hit, Coke and Pepsi team up to fix Mexico's water problems, and a rhino takes to Tinder On the show today, two former directors of USAID, one a Democrat and one a Republican, weigh in on Donald Trump's plans to slash foreign aid. Plus, we'll tell you about a water project in Monterrey, Mexico that's bringing two big corporate rivals together. And we introduce you to the hottest endangered white rhino on the dating app, Tinder. His name is Sudan, and he loves to eat grass and chill out in the mud.
Three Americans in North Korean detention, Trump wants to get to Mars, El Chapo hates his American prison Amid all the threatening nuclear talk from North Korea, the detention of three Americans by North Korea is not getting much attention. Also, Mexican drug lord El Chapo isn't too happy with his prison digs in New York. Plus, a perspective on climate change from the point of view of a mussel.
World Headlines
Trump praises China's Xi over handling of North Korea The US president said he believed China's leader was "trying very hard" to end the escalating crisis.
Macedonia parliament stormed by protesters in Skopje Fights broke out after an ethnic Albanian was elected as parliamentary speaker.
Passenger dragged off United Airlines plane wins settlement Dr David Dao will be paid an undisclosed sum after being violently dragged off a United flight.
Is Hulu's 'The Handmaid's Tale' political commentary?
Creator and showrunner Bruce Miller wants you to watch the program for its heavy but hopeful themes.
Education Department learns how to downsize as threat of budget cuts looms
'There just is no easy or cheap way to reduce the size of government workforce,' public policy expert says.
Automakers meet with EPA, DOT about federal fuel efficiency standards
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