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As It Happens

Take a trip around the world with CBC Radio's As It Happens. Hear from the people at the centre of the stories of the day. From the complex to the weird and wacky, As It Happens brings you the voices you want to hear. Listen to our podcast and on Fridays, we pull back the curtain on how we make the show with the podcast extra.

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The Doppelgänger

Julia struggles flirting over text messages and it’s hampering her love life. But she also struggles with all text messages.

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9-1-1

When a flashlight bomb killed Wayne Greavette in 1996, it also destroyed his family. David Ridgin searches for answers.

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Discovering you`re a psychopath

James Fallon is determined to overcome his worst instincts.

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[mp3 file: runs00:58:20]

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Native Child and the Full Moon

Tegan Smallwood, 15, isn’t sure which nation she's from because her mom was adopted during the Sixties Scoop.

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June 22: A bridge too close

Ambassador Bridge, NL Coat of Arms, World Cup: Mexico, Drug Relapse Case, Hotdog Injury, Optician of Lampedusa and more

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June 21: Their age is tender

Migrants: Tender Age, Karina Gould Breastfeed, Hadrian's Wall, Redefine Beer, World Cup: Iran, Human Remains and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:49:05]


June 20: The divided states of America

Migrants: Lawyer, Pot Legalization Senator, Odometer, Radio Reporter Voice, Winemaker Allegations, Nina Simone House and more

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June 19: Wrongs of passage

Migrants: Melania Trump Lawyer, Migrants: UNCHR, Odometer Reading, Fired Cartoonist, Drone Rescue, Detroit Train Station and more.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:52:37]


June 18: Labour of division

Migrant: Whistle blower, Video Game Addiction, Bobcat Attack, Glasgow Fire, Florida Concealed Carry, Old Rock and more

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June 15: Objection overruled

Trinity Western University, Scarborough Shooting, Banksy Protester, Toronto Cyclist, LBGT Refugees, Car Lift Rescue and more

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June 14: Ungenerous to a fault

Trump Foundation, Bitkov Release, Dal Medical Transfer, Gatineau Boycott, Beaver Whiskey and more

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June 13: Home groans

Marijuana Announcement, Rescued Raccoons, Rohingya Monsoon, Canada World Cup and more

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June 12: Finding a sweet despot

North Korea Deal, Homeless Inquest, Devon Clothesline, Trade Folo, Spy Cam Protest and more

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June 11: Meeting a-churned

G7: UK, North Korea Summit, Comic Book Thesis, Afghan Grad Attack, EU Copyright Vote and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:50:19]


June 8: Selling their souls

Libya Slaves Folo, Anthony Bourdain Obit, Sexist Beer, Butter Fountain, Ontario Election, Dishonourable Discharge and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:49:50]


June 7: We're not stepping on the gas -- we're breathing it

CO2 To Gas, Bus Crash Translator, Easter Island Heads, Russian Scientist, Thyroid Doctor, Twitter Crime and more.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:53:31]


June 6: He'll talk the tariffs - and he will not use a deputy

Trump Trudeau 1812, Alice Johnson Clemency, Injured Canadian Italy, Family Separation Senator, David McFadden Obit and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:47:42]


June 5: Overextended family

Doug Ford Lawsuit, Kate Spade Obit, Miss America Changes, Afghan Clerics Killed, Dinosaur Auction and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:52:12]


June 4: Capturing a moment

Guatemala Volcano, Kathleen Wynne Reaction, Falling Poop, Isle of Man Race, Hep C Baby Boomers and more.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:49:51]


June 1: He's been busy

Winnipeg Squaters, Meat & Dairy Study, Feckless C-Word, Maria Campbell Book, Ear Cockroach, Hockey Racism and more

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MAY 31: Temper metal decision

Tariffs: Freeland, Tariffs: Pennsylvania, Hate Mail Orchestra, IUD Birth Control, Trevor The Dog and more

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May 30: Oil ways on his mind

Not dead journalist, New Ambulance, Divorce Quiz, Kurdish Migrant, Nicaragua Unrest and more.

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May 29: Oil aboard

Kinder Morgan, Roseanne Cancelled, Africa Cover, Puerto Rico Deaths, Vintage Denim and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:44:09]


May 28: Rise and shine

Spider Man, Paramedics competition, Octopus freed, Michaelle Jean: Con, Robert Indiana controversy and more

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May 25: Roll the discredits

Weinstein Charged, Restaurant Attack, Sun Dress Parent, Ireland Abortion, Hospital Wedding, Château Raffle Sale and more

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May 24: Unfit to be tied.

Canadian Tribunal, NK Summit Cancelled, Gold Bar Theft, Hamilton Cop, Lava Bomb Survivor and more

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New book documents the rise and fall of Silicon Valley wunderkind Elizabeth Holmes

Elizabeth Holmes was heralded as the next Steve Jobs — and then she was revealed by the Wall Street Journal's John Carreyrou to have overseen one of the biggest corporate frauds since Enron.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:29:41]


April 23: Burned out

Manitoba Fire Evacuation, Trump Twitter Ruling, Philip Roth Obit, NFL Anthem Policy, Seagulls at Diner and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:57:37]


May 22: Reconcilable differences.

Family Law Charges, Interview Magazine Closes, Canada Jay, Carr Painting Renamed, Lync Guy, Mugshot Charges and more.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:54:57]


May 21: A time to remember 72 loved ones lost

Grenfell Tower Inquiry, Nunavut Mental Health, Chimpanzee Beds, Manitoba Fire Evacuees, NYC Lawyer Protests and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:46:33]


May 18: Thoughts and predators

Texas School Shooting, Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, Israel-Gaza: Hamas, Penis Art, Migraine Drugs, Tommy's Barbershop Update and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:56:01]


May 17: Trouble was brewing

Nazi Podcaster, Water Study, Artillery Shell Found, Blood Donor, Tommy's Barbershop, Former IDF Soldier, and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:58:00]


May 16: Eye on the needles

D.R.C. Ebola Outbreak, Hungary: Michael Ignatieff, Laurel/Yanny, Anne Frank Discovery, "Cocky" Author, Muqtada al-Sadr and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:56:00]


May 15: Working wounded

Israel-Gaza: Canadian Doctor, Israel-Gaza: MP, Meghan Markle's Dad, Priest Abuse Letter, New Brunswick Basketball Court and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:51:51]


May 14: Happiness and horror, 70 kilometres apart

Gaza Violence, Calgary Stampeder Hero, Fastest Shed, Kevin Tierney Obit, Inuit Artifacts and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:51:41]


May 11: Stacked against it

BC Flooding, Female Athlete Brains, Jets Fan, 60s Scoop Hearings, FCC Robocalls Fine and more

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[mp3 file: runs 01:00:02]


May 10: Tug of war

Israel-Iran Tensions, Kenya Mudslide, Grey Squirrels, Pope Apology, Solar Panel Law and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:47:15]


May 9: On the levelling

Hawaii Volcano Latest, New York AG Allegation, Doug Ford Actor, Cancer Asylum Seeker, Rat Free Island and more

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May 8: All torn up.

Trump Iran Deal, Windstorm Arborist, Sourdough Library, Iran Voice, Sunshine Goat and more.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:59:11]


May 7: Liquid assets.

NB: Flooding, Border: Holland, Secretary Donation, Colorado Campus and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:43:12]


May 4: All in the same boat — a few people at a time

New Brunswick Flood Ferry, New Zealand Homelessness, Poker Player, Hawaii Volcano, Biohacker CEO Obit and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:47:30]


May 3: Banishing point

Erin Weir, Zeiger Investigation, Car Rock/Paper/Scissors, UBC Tax Prof, NFL Cheerleader, UK Tax Havens and more

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May 2: Current events

New Brunswick Flooding, Gord Brown Obit, Chelmsford Toilet, British Columbia Tax Meeting, Armenia Protests and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:45:23]


May 1: Take your hand out of marriage

Kahnawake Marry Out, Hassan Diab Case, Members-Only Dog Park, Spain Rape Case, Toxic Caterpillars, Afghanistan Attack, and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:54:11]


April 30: Not what he would have wished

Restaurant Complaint, Netanyahu Iran, Oldest Spider, Manitoba Deaths, Fake Art Museum, Hot Docs: Anote's Ark and more

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[mp3 file: runs 01:17:27]


April 27: Good Korea moves

Korea Latest, Twin Peaks Restaurant, Saint's Heart Found, Lobster Fisherman, Leg Amputation Dancer and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:45:50]


April 26: Star of TV. Legend of stand-up comedy. Now, guilty of sexual assault.

Bill Cosby Guilty, Golden State Killer, Scott Pruitt, Listener Response: Uranus Farts, Lynching Memorial and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:50:16]


April 25: When she left for work on Monday, she was starting a new job

Toronto Van Attack: Buddhist Monk, Submarine Murder Trial, Monkey Selfie Ruling, UK Deportation: Canadian, Bob Dorough Obit and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:49:02]


April 24: She was out enjoying what felt like the first day of spring

Toronto Van Attack: Victim Friend, Toronto Van Attack: Incel, Michelle Rempel: Border Numbers, Toronto Van Attack: Suspect Video, Uranus Farts and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:49:08]


April 23: Panic in Toronto

Toronto Van Attack: Witness/Councillor John Filion, Montreal Couple Ticket, Toronto Van Attack: Reporter/Witness/Expert, Kabul Bombing, Waffle House Shooting, Facebook Lawsuit and more

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[mp3 file: runs 01:12:57]


April 20: Three-piece suit

DNC Lawsuit, Harassment Workshops, Heathrow Auction, Gynecologist Statue, BBC SFX Archive and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:44:41]


April 19: Alchemical reaction

Olympic Champion Christine Girard, Teen Builds Lego Titanic, Supreme Court of Canada: Beer Guy, Snail Ballet, Iran Prof: Son and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:55:28]


April 18: Powerless against powerlessness

Puerto Rico Power Out, Southwest Pilot, California Tumbleweed, Barbara Bush Obit, Bitcoin Heist, Enzymes Plastic and more

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April 17: Out of thin air

Southwest Passenger, Winning Photograph, Bellows Hushed, Victim Surcharges, Boston Marathoner, Nova Scotia Hacker and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:53:33]


April 16: Speaking for one who can't, against those who won't

India Rape Case, Trans Mountain Pipeline: BC, Canuck The Crow, Syria: Damascus Journalist, Syria: US Response, Archive: "Wild Wild Country" and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:47:58]


Stranded Syrian Update, Trans Mountain: First Nations Opposition, Newfoundland Car Accident, New Brunswick Earthquakes, Old Playbills, Irish Nudist and more

A layover that's never over. In a place where everyone else is passing through, he's staying put -- and tonight, a Syrian man who's been stuck at Kuala Lumpur International Airport for more than a month tells us his story.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:50:52]


Syria Chemical Weapons, Butt-Dial Employee Fired, Necco Wafers, Stranded Syrian, WWII Tree Rings, Pirates Usher Retires and more

Chemical reaction. Investigators are headed to Douma, Syria, where it's suspected the regime used chemical weapons -- but the process is already in doubt, because they were invited by the regime itself.

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Rachel Notley, Keswick Dental Disaster, Black Metal Campers, France On Syria, Mitzi Shore Obit, MBS Lawsuit and more

How the West will be won over. Alberta Premier Rachel Notley tells us that, if the Prime Minister agrees the TransMountain pipeline is in the national interest, it's time for him to put the financial squeeze on BC to make it happen.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:53:52]


Facebook: Congress, Humboldt: First Responder, FBI Raid, Marie Colvin Lawsuit, Scientific Journal Africa and more

Mark: his words. In Washington, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faces a gaggle of U.S. senators -- who asked him to share data about how so many of the social network's users unknowingly share their data.

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Humboldt: Tobin Friend, Syria Chemical Attack, Trump Tower Obit, Humboldt: Intersection, UBC Dialogue Centre and more

Four days ago, all that family and friends of the Humboldt Broncos were worried about was whether the team could stage a playoff comeback. Now, they -- and the community, and the country -- are in shock, and in mourning.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:47:28]


Skripal Latest, Fertility Doc Suit, Scottish Librarian, Sarajevo Cable Car, Sourtoe Donation, Art of Divorce: Russell Crowe and more

Toxic relationship. Sergei and Yulia Skripal seem to be out of danger after being poisoned -- but Russia's aggressive campaign of denial is seriously straining its links to the U.K.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:56:06]


Climate Change Map, Sinclair Producer, Seagull Pepperoni Guy, Seniors Robbery, Motorcade Finger, On Walden Pond and more

Atlas -- no shrugging. With a new interactive map of Canada, scientists are providing a disturbingly clear picture of how, exactly, climate change will affect the country -- and those of us who live here.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:48:20]


China Tariffs, Poop Train, Lowercase "g" Study, Senators' Marijuana Sessions, Falcon Lake Coin and more

Bean there -- don't do that. As the United States and China exchange tariff threats, an Iowa farmer worries that soybean producers like him could wind up victims of President Trump's trade war.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:48:41]


Myanmar: Bob Rae, YouTube HQ Shooting, Sewer Rescue, Computer Predictions Guy, Waterslide Arrest, Parkland Security and more

Spring into action. In his final report as the special envoy to Myanmar, Bob Rae says that Canada should take a leadership role in the Rohingya crisis -- and that, with monsoon season approaching, time is of the essence.

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African Migrants, Ontario Boy Search, Stinky Town, Winnie Mandela Obit, No Dark Matter Galaxy, Feature: In Praise of Blood and more

Change of course. Israel has threatened to deport or imprison tens of thousands of African asylum seekers -- but now, it's possible that some of them will be allowed to find a new home in Canada.

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Pulse Nightclub Wife Verdict, Gaza Protest Deaths, Bean Vs. Bean, Jury Selection Challenges, Ohio Fertility Clinic and more

Acquitted. It was one of America's deadliest mass shootings. Forty-nine people were killed at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Florida. Today, a jury found the killer's widow not guilty of aiding him in a terrorist act.

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Vancouver Opioid Mayor, Miguna Miguna: Lawyer, Basement Tom Thomson, Sacramento Shooting, Saskatoon Pope No Apology, Mexico Journalist Shooting, Atlantic Fiction Couple and more

When all else fails. His city is proof that the current strategies for fighting the opioid crisis aren't working -- so Vancouver mayor Gregor Robertson wants to decriminalize drugs.

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Pope: No Residential School Apology, Peter Munk Obit, BBQ Wooden Brush, Right Whale Deaths, Free-Range Parenting, Australian Mummy Rediscovered and more

A sorry-less excuse. The Truth and Reconciliation Commission, and the Prime Minister, have both asked the Pope to apologize for the Catholic Church's role in running residential schools -- and now he says he's sorry, but he can't.

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Brexit: Aggregate IQ, Nassar Boss Charges, Root Drain, Linda Brown Obit, Owl Wedding Attack and more

Pulling the "Leavers". According to a whistleblower, if pro-Brexit campaigners hadn't hired a Canadian company -- and allegedly broken UK election laws -- the Brexit vote might have turned out much differently.

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Russian Expulsion: John Baird, Siberia Mall Fire, Australia 17-Hour Flight, Catalan Arrest, Remington Bankruptcy, Anglerfish Researcher and more

Expelling bee. Canada joins 17 other countries in sending their Russian diplomats packing -- and Canada's former foreign affairs minister John Baird says it may not accomplish much, but it was the only option.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:55:41]


 

 

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