The on-again, off-again, on-again summit, France's 'Spider-man' and why a spa's a spa

May 28, 2018

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Emmanuel Macron, left, meets with Mamoudou Gassama

French President Emmanuel Macron, left, meets with Mamoudou Gassama, 22, from Mali, at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, May 28, 2018.



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At this point, it's kind of hard to tell whether the planned June 12 summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un will go ahead. But for now, it looks like a go. Again. Also, a Malian immigrant climbs the outside of a Paris apartment building to rescue a child, and ends up with honorary French citizenship. And from our "everything local is global" desk, we'll explain why so many convenience stores in New England are called "spas."

Music Heard on Air

The songs played between segments during this episode included:
Artist: Ilkka Arola
Label: Ilkka Arola
Artist: Los Rumberos De La Bahia
Label: Eguin Eje Records
Song: Chubby
Artist: The Turbans feat. Simo Lagnawi
Label: Six Degrees
Song: Rambeau
Artist: Chopteeth Afrofunk Big Band
Label: Grigri Discs

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