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April 27, 2017
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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.
Showdown over Trump's wall, a new political landscape in France, "Almost Asian" Today: Could the battle over who pays for President Trump's border wall with Mexico lead to a government shutdown? Plus, a twist on studying abroad in Minnesota. And the web series "Almost Asian."
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North Korea faces tighter sanctions under Trump strategy Donald Trump's strategy aims to apply both economic and diplomatic pressure on Kim Jong-un.
Turkey suspends more than 9,000 police officers over 'Gulen links' The latest purge is over alleged links to US-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gulen.
Venezuela to withdraw from OAS as deadly protests continue The country accuses the regional grouping of meddling in its affairs, as deadly protests continue.
ESPN cuts jobs as cost of sports broadcast rights increases
Trump tax plan is heavy on cuts but light on details
Those cuts have to be paid for, and the president may have trouble getting Republicans on board.
Majority of Americans feel 'forgotten' by government
Poll respondents are cynical about Washington politicians and distrust them.
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