Trump-Putin summit, pause in deporting families and a Thai coach controversy

July 16, 2018

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US President Donald Trump is handed a soccer ball from Russia's President Vladimir Putin while the two men stand behind podiums.

US President Donald Trump receives a soccer ball from Russia's President Vladimir Putin during their joint news conference in Helsinki, July 16, 2018.


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President Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin met in Finland on Monday to discuss nuclear arms, energy and collusion — but it was their press conference that has people talking. Also, reaction to protests staged by the Russian group Pussy Riot during the men's World Cup final in Russia. And, we hear how France is celebrating its World Cup triumph, and the many players with immigrant roots who helped bring France its second trophy.

Music Heard on Air

The songs played between segments during this episode included:
Artist: Free Radicals
Label: Free Rads
Artist: Ali Farka Touré
Label: World Circuit
Song: Eastern Wind
Artist: Afrikän Protoköl
Label: Abozamé Records
Artist: Sheku Kanneh-Mason
Label: Decca/London

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