President Trump visits border communities, death from overwork in Japan, an Egyptian musician in exile

January 10, 2019

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President Donald Trump speaks to reporters as he stands in front of a helicopter, next to Ted Cruz

President Donald Trump speaks to reporters as he visits the banks of the Rio Grande River with Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) and US Customs and Border Patrol officers and agents during the president's visit to the US-Mexico border in Mission, Texas, US, Jan. 10, 2019. 



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President Donald Trump visits the Mexican border to highlight what he's calling a "humanitarian and security crisis on our southern border." The main message in Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's speech in Cairo was stated over and over: Barack Obama's approach to the Middle East was dangerous and wrong, and Iran is the arch-enemy of stability across the region. And Americans studying abroad in Italy find common cause with refugees from Sudan.

Music Heard on Air

The songs played between segments during this episode included:
Artist: Forró Red Light
Label: Jazz & Milk
Song: Funicular
Artist: Felbm
Label: Soundway Records
Song: Barbes
Artist: Atropolis feat. Slavic Soul Party
Label: Cumba Mela
Song: Mediterraneo
Artist: Newpoli
Label: Beartones

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