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April 25, 2017
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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."
Scientists take to the streets, gays in the Korean military, France heads to the polls Today, we talk about why scientists are taking to the streets on Saturday in a global series of protests dubbed the first March for Science. And, will Thursday's attack in Paris affect the way people vote in the country's too-close-to-call election? Also, a new online magazine in France is designed to give voice to Muslim women. Plus, an Iranian American astronomer whose passion for the stars was sparked when she was just 7.
Deporting Dreamers, London taxidermy heist, from trash pickers to employees We hear reaction to news that the Trump administration for the first time has deported a DACA recipient. Also, what's behind the downward trend in illegal border crossings at the US-Mexico border? Plus, we find out how some trash pickers in Morocco went from poverty to well-paid employees. And, the strange case in London of some stolen giraffes. Just how do you steal a giraffe?
World Headlines
North Korea tensions: US submarine arrives in South Korea It comes amid heightened tensions, and fears North Korea is planning more nuclear or missile tests.
France elections: Le Pen steps aside as National Front leader Marine Le Pen says she will be above "partisan considerations" as she seeks the French presidency.
Arkansas executes murderers Jack Jones and Marcel Williams The men are put to death in the first double execution on the same day for 17 years in the US.
The main differences between internet privacy in the US and the EU
In Europe, privacy laws are a 'starting point' instead of a secondary principle.
We're almost at 100 days. What is Trump's approval rating?
The majority of Americans give thumbs down to the president's first three months in office.
Sherry Lansing on the next 'chapter' of her career
After leaving Paramount, she followed another passion ? philanthropy.
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