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August 22, 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
US Afghanistan: Tillerson ups pressure on Pakistan The US urges Pakistan to stop sheltering Taliban forces amid a new US pledge to support Afghanistan.
Barcelona attack: Suspects 'planned to hit key monuments' The Sagrada Familia cathedral was among the targets, a suspect tells a preliminary hearing in Madrid.
US hits Chinese and Russian firms over North Korea Ten companies and six individuals in Russia and China are subject to a new round of US sanctions.
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