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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
Trump backs down on border wall funding If cash for a wall is left out of the budget bill, a government shutdown can be averted this week.
Ivanka Trump forced to defend father at G20 women's summit Donald Trump's eldest daughter was speaking at an event with German leader Angela Merkel.
Thai man kills baby on Facebook Live then takes own life Facebook's processes were already under scrutiny after video of a US killing stayed online for hours.
04/25/2017: Most of Wells Fargo's board could be saying good-bye soon
With major market indexes up, economist Lindsey Piegza joins us to talk about the psychology behind those increases. Investors are optimistic about the pro-growth policies Trump has proposed, like a 15 percent corporate tax rate, even if they haven't come to fruition. Next we'll look at a possible source of tension between farmers and Trump over his proposed regulatory policies ?strict immigration rules and a tamp down on free trade might not bode well for the agricultural industry. And finally, we'll look at the potential for more high-level fallout at Wells Fargo following its false accounts scandal ? big pension funds are pushing for most of the 15-member board to go.
Trump administration hits Canada with new tariffs
Chipotle is hoping to put the 2015 E. coli scandal behind it
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