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Friday, 28 April 2017 15:45

LA riots attacker speaks out on 25th anniversary

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Twenty five years after Henry Keith Watson attacked white truck driver Reginald Denny on April 29, 1992, in retaliation for the police beating of Rodney King, both incidents sparking the 1992 Los Angeles riots, he says current day disparities and racism in south LA could easily incite people to riot again. Ben Gruber reports.
Friday, 28 April 2017 14:40

Nationwide strike hobbles Brazil

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A nationwide strike is underway in Brazil, where protesters are fighting against the president's austerity measures. Nathan Frandino reports.
Friday, 28 April 2017 13:45

Soft GDP data weighs on Wall Street

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Weak data on economic growth and consumer sentiment dragged stocks lower on the final trading day of April. But the major indexes notched weekly gains, as Fred Katayama reports.
U.S. President Donald Trump tells the audience at the National Rifle Association annual conference that he will nevet infringe on their right to keep and bear arms. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Friday, 28 April 2017 11:40

GM profit soars 33 percent

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GM's dominance in trucks and sport utilities helped drive profit higher. Fred Katayama reports.
The rapper hosts a mini Bad Boy reunion at the Tribeca Film Festival premiere of his new documentary, "Can't Stop Won't Stop: The Bad Boy Story." Rough Cut (no reporter narration)
Friday, 28 April 2017 10:05

U.S. urges U.N. to act 'before North Korea does'

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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson tells the United Nations Security Council that the threat of an attack by North Korea is 'real'.
Friday, 28 April 2017 09:05

Pope Francis visits Egypt's embattled Christians

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Pope Francis meets Coptic Christians in Egypt just three weeks after twin suicide bombings on churches killed 45 people. He's also meeting Muslim leaders, to promote dialogue and thaw frosty ties. Lucy Fielder reports.
Friday, 28 April 2017 09:05

U.S. House passes bill to avert government shutdown

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The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday overwhelmingly passed stopgap legislation to avert a government shutdown at midnight and buy time on reaching a deal on federal spending through the end of the fiscal year. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
The man due to temporarily replace French presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen as head of the far-right National Front party refuses the job over allegations he made questionable comments about the Holocaust. Scarlett Cvitanovich reports.
Friday, 28 April 2017 09:05

Robots kill more jobs than China

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President Trump blames China and Mexico for stealing American jobs. But as Fred Katayama reports, economists say most jobs are lost to automation.
Friday, 28 April 2017 09:05

U.S. GDP slows to 0.7%

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The U.S. economy posted its weakest first quarter growth in three years as consumers crimped on spending. Fred Katayama reports.
Friday, 28 April 2017 09:05

Trump's 100 days: a European business view

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As President Trump completes his first 100 days in office, Sara Hemrajani reports on the view from European markets and business analysts on the U.S. leader's policies.
Friday, 28 April 2017 09:05

Trump expands offshore drilling with executive order

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U.S. President Donald Trump signs an executive order that seeks to expand offshore oil and gas drilling to areas currently off limits, reversing the Obama administration's 'Arctic-leasing ban.' Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Friday, 28 April 2017 08:15

Spicer says his job is 'not a quiet existence'

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White House spokesman Sean Spicer tells Reuters, "of course I have regrets" and that his job is "not a quiet existence." Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Friday the threat of an attack by Pyongyang against Japan and South Korea is real and urged the U.N. Security Council to act "before North Korea does. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Friday, 28 April 2017 08:05

Fourth inmate executed in Arkansas

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Arkansas executes its fourth inmate in eight days, ending an unprecedented lethal injection schedule set by the governor who called for the back-to-back executions because a drug used in the lethal injections is set to expire at the end of April. Linda So reports.
Pope Francis arrives in Egypt at a time when its Christian community faces unprecedented pressure from Islamic State militants who’ve threatened to wipe it out.
Friday, 28 April 2017 07:45

A snail tale: molluscs making money for Nigeria

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The Giant African Snail is sought after in parts of the world for its nutritional and cosmetic benefits. In Nigeria, some entrepreneurs have found opportunities to export the molluscs abroad. Ciara Lee reports.
Friday, 28 April 2017 07:40

Russian opposition leader suffers eye burn

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Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny says he will continue his presidential campaign after an unknown assailant threw green liquid at his face.
Friday, 28 April 2017 07:40

Egypt's president greets Pope Francis in Cairo

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Pope Francis meets Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi during a visit to Cairo to mend ties with Islam. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
During an interview with Reuters, White House Spokesman Sean Spicer says Americans should not be worried about a possible escalation of tension with North Korea but adds "we need to do everything to deter them." Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
White House Spokesman Sean Spicer tells Reuters that U.S. President Donald Trump has made "a lot of headway" but says the idea of the 'First 100 Days' is an "artificial deadline." Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Friday, 28 April 2017 06:40

Britain's growth slows as inflation bites

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Britain's economy slowed sharply in the first three months of 2017 as higher inflation, boosted by last year's Brexit vote, hurt retailers and other consumer-focused businesses. Sarah Charlton reports.
Friday, 28 April 2017 06:05

Anti-EU UKIP election launch disrupted by protesters

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Protesters disrupt eurosceptic UK Independence Party election campaign launch in London on Friday.
Gibraltar Chief Minister Fabian Picardo says the British people would not support a prime minister who lets down Gibraltar in its Brexit negotiations. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)
(ROUGH CUT - No reporter narration) Blanche, who will represent Belgium at the Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev, Ukraine in May has her sights set on victory. She will perform her first single, 'City
Friday, 28 April 2017 05:40

Inflation surge keeps pressure on ECB

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Inflation surged and growth continued to accelerate in the euro zone, a plethora of indicators showed on Friday, keeping pressure on the European Central Bank to start dialling back its lavish stimulus measures as early as June. David Pollard reports.
Friday, 28 April 2017 05:35

No vote on healthcare bill this week in U.S. House

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U.S. House leaders have decided against holding a vote on a reworked healthcare system overhaul this week after failing to find the necessary support.
Friday, 28 April 2017 05:35

Selena Gomez joins WE Day to empower young people

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Selena Gomez, Jessie J and Alicia Keys join WE Day to try and help young people make a difference. (ROUGH CUT - No reporter narration)
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