Morning Edition : NPR 3 April 2018

Hungary's Prime Minister Embraces Far-Right Policies, May Reap Election Win

Prime Minister Viktor Orban is expected to win in his country's elections this month. But critics say his success comes from his having adopted similar policies to the far right.

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U.S. Farmers Say They're Paying For Trump's Aggressive Trade Actions

Steve Inskeep talks to David Salmonsen, senior director for congressional relations of the American Farm Bureau Federation, about China announcing sanctions on U.S. goods and agricultural exports.

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New York Businessman Protests Cigarette Tax Decision

Eric White says he shouldn't have to pay taxes on the Native American cigarettes he sells. As a protest, he hired a crew to build an exit ramp on the New York State Thruway to his shop.

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Soldiers In Oklahoma Tangle With A Grumpy Goose

The goose went after the first soldier in a group marching single file at Fort Sills. The soldier tried to block the attack and then escapes into a building with the rest of the soldiers following.

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Social Science Researchers Examine The Peter Principle

Workers with a strong sales record were likely to be promoted into managerial positions, yet they tended to be worse at managerial jobs than those who were low-performing workers.

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Trade Tariffs And Tech Sector Worries Bring Down Stocks

The stock market saw a major sell-off Monday, with technology companies seeing particularly steep declines. The tech-heavy Nasdaq index lost 2.7 percent.

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Trump Meets With Baltic States Amid Heightened Tensions With Russia

The leaders of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania meet with President Trump Tuesday. Formerly under Soviet control, they are are concerned about Russian aggression.

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Why A French Attorney Is On A Digital Privacy Crusade Against Tech Titans

A Europe-based movement is underway to stop disinformation on the Internet. One Paris man is at the center of the push to make Google clean up its search results.

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After Staffer Scandal, Rep. Esty Won't Seek Re-Election

Because her chief of staff allegedly abused one of her other employees and wasn't immediately fired, Democratic Rep. Elizabeth Esty of Connecticut has announced she won't run for re-election.

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Warm Relations With Trump Appear To Benefit Sinclair Broadcasting

Sinclair owns more TV stations than any other company in the country. Critics say the company favors President Trump and that in exchange, the FCC has eased restrictions on its efforts at expansion.

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Group Of Central American Migrants In Mexico Aim For The U.S. Border

Rachel Martin talks to Reuters reporter Delphine Schrank about a caravan of Central American migrants in Mexico. The group caught the ire of President Trump who set off a flurry of angry tweets.

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Martin Luther King Jr.'s Final Cause: Memphis Sanitation Workers Strike

A sanitation workers strike in Memphis, Tenn., would end up being King's last cause. As the nation marks 50 years since the civil rights leader was assassinated, we look back at King's final speech.

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Fatal Crash, Stock Slide Keep Tesla's Name In The Headlines

Tesla's stocks has been falling after a fatal crash involving one of its vehicles was operating on autopilot Adding to its troubles, its CEO tweeted an April Fools' joke that the company was bankrupt.

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Wisconsin's Supreme Court Justice Race Receives National Attention

A normally obscure race for the officially nonpartisan Wisconsin Supreme Court has become a highly charged and polarized election. Candidates on both sides have brought the president into the contest.

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Trump's Caravan Tweet Draws Attention To Mexico's Migrant Policies

President Trump says Mexico doesn't do enough to stop the movement of migrants from Central America. We examine Mexico's approach to the issue.

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