AirTalk for April 17, 2014

Secretary of State John Kerry met with his Russian counterpart, Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov, and top officials from Ukraine and the European Union in Geneva on Thursday to find a diplomatic solution to the crisis in Ukraine. Yesterday, Jay-Z joined Mayor Eric Garcetti to announce the "Made in America" music festival will be held in Grand Park over labor day weekend.
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