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August 23, 2017
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Focus on immigration again, no instant divorce in India and rainwater beer President Donald Trump's trip to Arizona shifts the focus in this country to immigration again. Meanwhile, a court ruling in Chile eases the country's total ban on abortion. Plus, one solution to Amsterdam's flooding problem: turn rainwater into beer.
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.
World Headlines
Trump says he is willing to 'close government' to build Mexico wall The president takes aim at opponents at an Arizona rally but misquotes his Charlottesville response.
USS John S. McCain: US Navy sacks Joseph Aucoin as fleet commander The move to replace Vice Adm Aucoin follows a series of collisions involving US warships in Asia.
Kim Wall: Headless body identified as missing journalist Police match Kim Wall's DNA, 13 days after she disappeared on a submarine with a Danish inventor.
Trial Looms For Sole Defendant In 2012 Benghazi Attacks That Killed Ambassador The case of Ahmed Abu Khatallah, who is preparing for trial next month in Washington, D.C., raises questions about due process and interrogation. He has pleaded not guilty.
Unlikely Allies Join Fight To Protect Free Speech On The Internet After big tech companies took action to take down white supremacist content, there have been calls for the government to step in to protect free speech from the right and left.
Why Donald Trump Likes To Surround Himself With Generals High-level military brass may be able to bring discipline and order to an administration that sometimes has appeared to lack them.
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