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Trump suggests inviting Russia to the G-7; A global spotlight on US amid ongoing protests

US President Donald Trump held a phone call with President Vladimir Putin Monday and discussed his idea that Russia should be invited to attend the next G-7 summit. And, Trump is expected to visit the Saint John Paul II National Shrine in Washington, DC, on Tuesday. The plans mark the second religion-theme appearance for Trump as the world watches protests across the US over the death of George Floyd. Also, the US and Saudi Arabia are holding a virtual pledging conference to raise money for aid operations in war-torn Yemen, which risks being overwhelmed by the coronavirus.

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Conflict & Justice

Europe slow to react

The World's Gerry Hadden reports on the slow and muddled European reaction to the anti-government protests in Egypt. Like the US, many European countries are caught between supporting an old ally and calling for an orderly democratic transition in Egypt

Global Politics

The State of US-Egypt Relations

David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for The New York Times says that President Obama has a knows he cannot "be seen deposing foreign leaders" even while some are asking for him to take a stronger role in Egypt.

Environment

Winter Storms Slam Midwest

A massive winter storm slammed huge swaths of the country this week with snow and freezing rain. And the worst may be yet to come.  Stephen Fybish, a weather historian, says he predicted this would be a rough winter back in 2003.

Environment

Scary Storms Hit on Groundhog Day

Here to talk about this year's unusual Groundhog Day is  Lee Haus, the Haaptmann (or president) of the Grastoddy Lodge. Bruce Sullivan, senior meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Camp Springs, Md. has an update on the weather.