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Friday October 20, 2017 @ 04:47:33 PM mt

Nivea Ad For 'Visibly Fairer Skin' Sparks Controversy In West Africa



The billboard and TV spot shows a Nigerian beauty pageant winner using a product called Natural Fairness Body Lotion. Critics are describing the ad as "colorist" and tone deaf.

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Friday October 20, 2017 @ 04:47:32 PM mt

Reporter Pulls Blanket Off Cozy Ties Between Mattress Companies And Reviewers



Shoppers go online for reviews of the products they want to buy like mattresses. But one reporter found out that reviewers often have cozy business deals with the companies they're reviewing.

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Friday October 20, 2017 @ 03:24:33 PM mt

Former Intelligence Official On Iran Nuclear Deal



NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks about the Iran nuclear deal which President Trump has called a "bad" deal with Norman Roule, who retired last week as Iran mission manager for the director of national intelligence.

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Friday October 20, 2017 @ 03:24:33 PM mt

Week In Politics: McCain And Bush Speeches



NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with David Brooks of The New York Times and Matthew Yglesias of Vox about speeches by John McCain and George W. Bush that railed on, but didn't name, President Trump.

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Friday October 20, 2017 @ 03:24:32 PM mt

Can A Democrat Win In Alabama



A competitive special election in Alabama has Democrats thinking they may have a shot at a U.S. Senate seat in a deeply red state. The Republican candidate, Roy Moore, has a controversial record that includes being twice removed from public office.

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Friday October 20, 2017 @ 03:24:32 PM mt

How The White House Plans To Tackle Its Legislative Priorities



Congress has a lot on its plate: tax overhaul, immigration, the Iran deal. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks to Marc Short, White House legislative affairs director, about priorities for the rest of the year.

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Friday October 20, 2017 @ 03:24:32 PM mt

DHS Under Pressure Over Alleged Violation Of Policies On Sensitive Locations



More than 100 members of Congress have called on the Department of Homeland Security to rein in agents who are reportedly apprehending undocumented immigrants in places such as hospitals.

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Friday October 20, 2017 @ 03:24:31 PM mt

Russian Operatives Secretly Ran Websites To Emphasize Divisive Issues In U.S.



NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Conrad James, an activist who was contacted by the website BlackMattersUS and asked to organize a protest. Turns out, Russian social media trolls ran BlackMattersUS.

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Friday October 20, 2017 @ 03:24:31 PM mt

Russian Magazine Says 'Trolls' Used Social Media To Disrupt U.S. Election



A Russian business magazine says it has uncovered details of "trolls" based in St. Petersburg used social media to try to spread discontent and disinformation during the 2016 U.S. election.

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Friday October 20, 2017 @ 03:24:31 PM mt

Panetta On Presidents' Difficult Task Of Reaching Out After U.S. Military Deaths



NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks to Leon Panetta who served as secretary of defense, CIA director and White House chief of staff for two presidents about how past administration's have responded to military deaths.

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