Last updated 11:03AM ET
August 22, 2017
The eclipse goes global, Trump's Afghan plan and dockless bike sharing President Donald Trump's new US plan for Afghanistan is expected to including some extra US troops deployed there. We take a look at what else we might expect to hear rom the president. Also, Seattle follow's China's lead and tries dockless bike sharing. Plus, the BBC has a new Pidgin English service for West Africa.
Bannon is out, Barcelona rallies and eclipse plans Steve Bannon is out as White House chief strategist ? we start there today. Also, what President Trump got wrong about General Pershing and terrorism. Plus, how East Germany fell in love with Frank Zappa.
Terror in Barcelona, how other countries deal with problematic monuments, Reagan's infamous joke A van was used to carry out a terrorist attack in Barcelona, Spain, on Thursday. Also, we look at how South Africa has dealt with monuments that honor apartheid-era leaders. And we remember how a joke uttered by President Ronald Reagan caused a lot of anxiety in the Soviet Union.
Barcelona attack: Suspect says bigger attack was planned A man injured in a blast on the eve of the Barcelona attacks was giving evidence in a Madrid court.
Afghanistan hails Trump support in 'joint struggle' President Ghani thanks Donald Trump for supporting Afghanistan's battle against the Taliban.
US Navy collision: Remains found in hunt for missing sailors Ten US sailors have been missing since Monday's collision with a tanker near Singapore.
Trump administration halts study on mining, thanks to proposed budget cuts
Some studies have shown increased rates of health problems for people who live near these mining sites.
Afghanistan: What?s the plan for the economy?
Bannon and his backers eye cable TV for Breitbart