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We learn more about President Donald Trump's business ties to Russia. Plus, the latest on Maria Butina, the first Russian who is expected to plead guilty on charges related to Russia's attempts to influence the 2016 US presidential election. And, how individual people are becoming collateral damage in the US-China trade war. Those stories, and the news, today on The World.
Journalists who have risked their lives to report on authoritarian rulers and their abuses of power are named Time Magazine's "Person of the Year." And, world leaders are recognizing that one cause of migration is climate change in this year's UN Compact on Migration. Plus, an 8-year-old listener takes host Marco Werman to task over a line from one of our recent stories.
British Prime Minister Theresa May delays a vote in Parliament on her Brexit plan — an indication of how the move to separate Britain from the European Union continues to tear the nation apart. And in France, "yellow vest" demonstrations have led to calls for President Emmanuel Macron to step down. Plus, a German town honors Elvis with new traffic lights. Those stories, and the news, today on The World.
President Donald Trump's new pick for UN Ambassador does not have a lot of experience in diplomacy. How much does that matter? Plus, there's both optimism and anxiety whether the Taliban and the Afghan government will ever come together and talk peace. And, how barbershops became a safe haven for African men. Those stories, and the news, today on The World.
The surprising arrest of an executive at a Chinese telecom giant. The reason for the arrest remains a mystery. Also, an Italian radio station is running a competition to find the next big stars of TV and movie dubbing. Plus, a Gaelic singer is about to be awarded an honor from the Queen for her contribution to Scottish music and culture. Those stories, and the news, today on The World.
There are a lot of Russians who've surfaced in the long-running inquiry led by special counsel Robert Mueller. We learn who the main Russian characters in the probe are, and where they are now. Also, there was a time when Planned Parenthood enjoyed bipartisan support. One of its biggest Republican supporters? George H.W. Bush. Plus, a fashion brand is criticized for releasing an ad for the Chinese market that many around the world found insensitive and racist. Those stories, and the news, today on The World.