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March 1, 2017
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Trump's plan to boost Pentagon budget, an immigration raid alert app, war elephants President Donald Trump wants more military spending and cuts for diplomacy. Plus, how businesses in Mexico are reacting to Trump's trade policies. And the history of war elephants.
Kansas shooting reverberates in India, Pochekun, and 'world music' at 30 The fatal shooting of an Indian engineer in Kansas is felt across the US and in India. Plus, the Iranian scientist who accepted the Oscar for best foreign language film. And, we talk "world music" with former Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart.
VX and Kim Jong-nam, ditching the ICC, theater before Shakespeare The chemical weapon VX and its use in the killing of the North Korean leader's half brother. Plus, why several African countries want to ditch the International Criminal Court. And, how the theater scene developed in London ? before Shakespeare's time.
World Headlines
Fillon refuses to quit French election despite investigation The French centre-right presidential candidate is accused of fraud - but will not quit.
Syria conflict: All parties committed war crimes in Aleppo - UN Investigators say government forces used chlorine bombs and rebels shelled civilians indiscriminately.
Trump speech to Congress promises 'renewal of American spirit' The president promises a "new chapter of American greatness" in his first speech to Congress.
03/01/17: America's health care debate
What's going on with Janet Yellen and co.? Joining us to talk about the Fed is Susan Schmidt from Westwood Holdings Group, who says the odds of an interest rate hike have increased drastically. Afterwards, we'll discuss President Trump's future plans for health care and tax reform based on his address to Congress last night.
The two very important items Warren Buffett left out of his annual letter
The Washington Post's Allan Sloan discusses why Buffett didn't praise Berkshire Hathaway's two largest stock investments.
Union leader has hope for Erie, Pennsylvania, with or without Trump
Scott Slawson believes that change will have to come from the town itself.
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