Felicity Huffman sentenced over college admissions scandal
US actress Felicity Huffman has been sentenced to 14 days in prison for her involvement in a college admissions scandal. The Desperate Housewives star admitted to paying $15,000 to have her daughter's exam answers secretly corrected in 2017. We hear from Judy Kurtz from US political website, the Hill. The Frankfurt Motor Show is underway; we get the latest from Joe Miller of the Financial Times. Leaders from indigenous communities around the world converge to discuss climate change; we hear from the BBC's Frey Lindsay. Attorneys for the Trump administration have been trying to get a U.S. judge to throw out a lawsuit from native Americans who are trying to block a proposed Keystone oil pipeline from Canada to Nebraska because of potential spills and damage to cultural sights. Civil rights lawyer Chase Iron Eyes was born into the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and he explains what's been happening. Plus, we're joined throughout the programme by two guests on opposite sides of the Pacific; Alison Van Digglelen, host of radio programme Fresh Dialogues based in Silicon Valley and Clare Negus, acting ABC Western Australia regional editor who's speaking to us from Perth.
Pic description: Actress Felicity Huffman, escorted by her husband William H. Macy
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Businesses call for tighter gun control
Businesses write to US authorities to tighten up gun control. Also, it’s the time for youngsters to take control of the climate change debate – we look at thousands of students across the world who will take part in the Global Climate Strike. Diamonds are a girl’s best friend - but do they have to be natural or are synthetic diamonds from a laboratory good enough? Plus, the BBC’s Elizabeth Hotson looks at the lucrative industry of drag performance. We discuss all this with Rhonda Vonshay Sharpe, President of Women's Institute for Science, Equity and Race in Virginia, and Simon Littlewood President of AC Growth Delivered in Singapore.
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President Trump delays Chinese tariff hikes
Donald Trump says he will delay tariffs on £250bn worth of Chinese imports. What can we learn from extreme economies? Richard Davies has visited areas like war zones where the most difficult economic situations prevail. Plus: why are so many companies are making their interns work remotely? We discuss all this with Ralph Silva of the Silva Research Network in Toronto and Yumiko Murakami, head of the OECD in Japan from Tokyo.
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Apple shows off new iPhones
Apple announces more products, as well as details of its rival to Netflix. Getting kids to read is a challenge – so could leaving books in a barbershop be the answer? And Singapore cracks down on shops that advertise closing down sales... but never actually shut down; Yuen Sin from the Straits Times tells us what this does to customer behaviour and why it can get a little unfair for other retailers. We discuss all this with our live guests: Eleanor Jones, a former tech consultant and founder of Skintelligent in Singapore, and Tawnell Hobbs, a national education reporter for the Wall Street Journal in Dallas
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US e-cigarette giant warned over adverts
We ask how safe the e-cigarette is compared with traditional tobacco, now that US regulators have sent a warning letter to Juul Labs saying they've violated US law. Internet giant Google comes under fire from Attorneys General from 48 states: they’ve labelled it a 'juggernaut' as an antitrust probe starts. Plus - should we focus more on adapting to climate change - rather than efforts to stop it happening? We discuss all this with Diane Brady, a business journalist and Mehmal Sarfraz, journalist and analyst in Lahore, Pakistan
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