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December 15, 2017
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Rebuilding the Puerto Rican power grid, Xi's big moment and growing tea in South Carolina Chinese President Xi Jinping is enshrined in the constitution of the ruling Chinese Communist Party, putting him, in this respect, on the same level as Mao Zedong. Plus, President Donald Trump is being sued for violating the US Constitution, accused of accepting gifts and income from foreign governments. And, we hear how a small group of growers is trying to put South Carolina on the world's tea map.
What's happening in Niger, Russians troll US activists and Spain divided What is the US military doing in Niger and other countries in Africa? We'll answer that question today. Plus, we hear the reasons why legal visitors to the US overstay their visas. And, a heavy metal band from the DC suburbs hits an emotional chord with supporters of Catalan independence.
Special edition of The World: A global look at sexual harassment in the workplace The sexual harassment allegations against film mogul Harvey Weinstein have sparked a global conversation about the issue of harassment in the workplace. In this hour, we hear what that conversation sounds like in different countries around the world. Including: a Nigerian writer reflects on how men in Nigeria view harassment. And France's version of #MeToo campaign goes a step further, encouraging women to "squeal on their pig."
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China congress: No heir apparent as Xi reveals top leadership Xi Jinping promotes supporters at a party congress, indicating he could rule China for a long time.
Jeff Flake: Republican senator quits with attack on Donald Trump The US president comes under fierce public attack from Republicans Bob Corker and Jeff Flake.
'Half of UK women' sexually harassed at work A fifth of British men have also been victims at work or a place of study, figures suggest.
Holiday shoppers plan to buy more online than in stores, survey finds
Senate GOP votes to repeal consumer rule
The rule that would have allowed consumers to join together to sue their bank or credit card company to resolve financial disputes.
Hurricane recovery for an unauthorized immigrant in Houston has added obstacles
Challenges like housing, transportation and finances are especially difficult.
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