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In a rare bipartisan move, the House voted today to allow victims of terrorist attacks to sue the foreign governments that funded them. The bill is widely seen as an indictment of the Saudi Arabian government's alleged ties to 9/11 terrorists. But will President Obama veto the bill? Then, how quota systems at Wells Fargo bank led to a massive fraud and a massive settlement with the government. The Sklar Brothers talk sports: Vin Scully's last Dodgers game is coming up and retired soccer superstar Landon Donovan is getting back in the game. The Toronto International Film Festival signals the beginning of Oscars season and we'll talk about the buzziest movies premiering there this weekend. And finally, fish fraud is on the rise. So how can you tell if your salmon sashimi is the real thing?

Photo: 9/11 Memorial (Katie Lips)

Producers:
Matt Holzman
Anna Scott
Jolie Myers
Christian Bordal
Sarah Sweeney

Suing foreign governments after terrorist attacks 10 MIN, 22 SEC

The House of Representatives unanimously passed the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act today. The Senate already approved it unanimously. It would allow the families of 9/11 victims to sue the Saudi Arabian government for any part in the attacks. Supporters say it would allow the families to pursue long-delayed justice. But critics -- including Obama -- say it would set a dangerous precedent, possibly setting the stage for similar lawsuits against the US in the future.

Guests:
Karoun Demirjian, Washington Post (@karoun)

How sales quotas cost Wells Fargo 8 MIN, 40 SEC

Quotas are an oft-used management tool. Retail clerks and meter maids alike work under quotas. But sometimes quotas work against companies. Like when employees at a bank open millions of accounts that customers didn't ask for and often didn't even know about. That's what happened at Wells Fargo. Officials say that pressure to meet quotas drove sales associates to fudge the accounts. And that quota pressure will now cost the company $185 million in settlements.

Guests:
Harold Solovitch, University of Montreal

Sports: Vin Scully, Landon Donovan and The Rams 11 MIN, 39 SEC

In our sports roundup: Longtime Dodgers announcer Vin Scully will call his last game this month. Legendary soccer star Landon Donovan is coming out of retirement to rejoin the LA Galaxy. Tim Tebow is taking up baseball, and Colin Kaepernick’s National Anthem protest is spreading to other sports.

Guests:
Randy Sklar, comedian and sports commentator (@SklarBrothers)
Jason Sklar, comedian and sports commentator (@SklarBrothers)

More:
Finding The Funny

The latest from the Toronto International Film Festival 9 MIN, 57 SEC

The Toronto International Film Festival marks the unofficial start of Oscars season. Oscar bait like La La Land and Jackie are being shown, as well as big blockbusters like the remake of Magnificent Seven.

Guests:
Kyle Buchanan, Editor (@kylebuchanan)

More:
25 of the Most Anticipated Movies at the 2016 Toronto Film Festival

How to avoid fish fraud 9 MIN, 2 SEC

Maybe you went out for a seafood dinner last night and had a nice piece of sea bass. Or was it sea bass? The conservation group Oceana looked at studies worldwide and found that one in five samples tested were not the fish they were supposed to be. It’s even worse here in the US.

Guests:
Beth Lowell, Oceana (@bethlowell)

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