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April 28, 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.
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North Korea crisis: Tillerson says US open to talks But the US secretary of state urged other countries to isolate Pyongyang diplomatically.
US growth rate hits three-year low President Trump faces a greater challenge in meeting his growth pledge after weak data.
UK police foil 'active terror plot' A 21-year-old woman is shot by police, and six people are arrested, as part of an anti-terror operation.
His Parents' Death Gave Him A Mission: Stop The Medical Brain Drain Chris Ategeka left his native Uganda and earned an engineering degree in the U.S. He could have gone to Silicon Valley ? but his personal history set him on a different path.
Trump Warns Of Potential 'Major, Major Conflict' With North Korea "There's a chance that we could end up having a major, major conflict with North Korea, absolutely," the president said, adding that he would prefer a diplomatic solution.
GDP Grew Just 0.7 Percent In First Quarter Of 2017 The Commerce Department report indicates the slowest economic growth in three years.
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