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Republicans in Congress unveiled their tax overhaul. How do the recommended changes compare to tax systems in other countries? Also, New Zealand is proposing special visas for climate refugees. Plus, Saudi Arabia has granted citizenship to a robot.
President Donald Trump vows to shut down diversity visa program after New York attack. Also, Congress probes Russian election meddling via social media. And putting the suffering of Australia's Stolen Generations into poetry.
Reactions from Russia and Ukraine, two nations that feature prominently in the Russia campaign meddling investigation. Also, how President Donald Trump's "global gag rule" on abortion threatens funding for health clinics in Kenya. Plus, London's version of the Day of Dead.
Former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort is indicted as Bob Mueller's investigation Russia meddling in the US election escalates. Plus, a visit to a village in Albania once known as the pot-growing capital of Europe. And, a look at how OxyContin is trying to take its opioid brand global.
Today on The World: how passengers on flights bound for the US will face new screening measures. Plus, how the Spanish government in Madrid plans to stop Catalonia from splitting from Spain. And, why a meteorologist in Miami makes climate change part of his TV weather reports.
President Donald Trump declared the opioid epidemic a national emergency today. We hear why the crisis isn't as bad in other countries. Also, a British banker who joined the fight against ISIS in Syria faces arrest if he goes home. Plus, we consider the legacy of slain Burkina Faso leader Thomas Sankara.