Morning Edition : NPR 6 April 2018

White House Announces New Round Of Sanctions Targeting Rusia

The Trump administration's list includes people close to President Vladimir Putin as well as weapons manufacturing and energy firms.

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Movie Review: 'A Quiet Place'

David Greene talks with Los Angeles Times film critic Justin Chang about the new horror movie A Quiet Place. Silence figures prominently in the creepy plot.

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Trump Threatens To Slap $100 Billion In Additional Tariffs On China

The president directed his trade representative to look at adding tariffs on Chinese goods. In West Virginia, he said the tariffs were necessary to stop Chinese companies from stealing U.S. research.

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We Did Not Do Enough To Protect User Data, Facebook's Sandberg Says

COO Sandberg talks about the miscalculations that made it possible for the research firm Cambridge Analytica to collect data on as many as 87 million users without their permission.

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China Vows To Fight To The Finish If U.S. Escalates Trade War

The comments from Beijing came just hours after President Trump threatened to hit Chinese exports with $100 billion in new tariffs — that's on top of the $50 billion he's already promised.

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Dad Interrupts Marriage Proposal With 'Say No' Sign

Levi Bliss proposed to his girlfriend Allison Barron near a hill in Nevada. Then her dad stood on top of the nearby hill with a sign: "Say no." It was a joke, though. She said yes.

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Cat Is Stranded In Tree, Refuses Rescue

A cat was high up in a tree in England for three days. When a tree worker climbed up to retrieve the cat, it jumped to another tree and climbed down on its own.

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'You Would Always Have My Back': Brothers With Autism Navigate Life Together

As kids and now as adults, two brothers lift each other up — and in turn, themselves — as they face everyday challenges of living with autism.

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Howard University Students Continue Protests

The president of Howard University in Washington, D.C. faces the results of a no-confidence vote from Howard's faculty. Students there have been protesting for more than a week.

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The Pentagon And The President

President Trump and military leaders were out of step this week. Adm. James Stavridis, dean of The Fletcher School at Tufts University, talks about the art of Pentagon-White House relations.

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Bobby Hutton: The Killing That Catapulted The Black Panthers To Fame

An April 6 1968, 17-year-old Bobby Hutton, the very first recruit to Oakland's Black Panther Party, was shot multiple times after he'd surrendered to the police.

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Is This What A Trade War Looks Like?

It started as tariffs on steel and aluminum. Are China and the U.S. now in a trade war? NPR's David Greene puts this question to Glenn Hubbard, former chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers.

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Protests In Gaza Continue

Palestinians are preparing for more protests on the Gaza border with Israel, after a week of demonstrations there. Israel is accused of using excessive force but warns it will protect its border.

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Parkland Students Bring Campaign To Town Halls

As part of their campaign against gun violence, Parkland students brought their Never Again movement to a South Florida community with a history of gun violence.

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Hungary's Anti-Migrant Prime Minister Leads Polls Before Elections

Hungary's right-wing nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orban could be heading to a third term after elections on Sunday, unless the fractured opposition can unite against him.

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