FROM Daniel Wallach
Scandal Shakes the Billion-dollar Fantasy Sports Industry Fantasy sports are one of the world's largest forms of legalized gambling. They're run by very few companies making a lot of money by charging fees to anyone who wants to field make-believe teams. Now an insider-trading scandal is putting billions of dollars at stake. Daniel Wallach is a Florida attorney with the firm of Baker & Poliakoff. A specialist in sports and gaming law, Wallach says the insider-trading scandal may lead to federal regulation . Photo: Hay Thompson
Trump's new look at civil rights and global warming President Trump is reportedly ready to pull the US out of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. We look at the possible consequences. On the second half of the program, we hear about cuts in Obama-Era civil rights programs called for by the Trump Administration's first budget plan.
Terrorism and tweets, hate speech and murder Just days before an election, Britain is coping with a rash of deadly terrorism, and Prime Minister Theresa May is on the defensive. And again today, President Trump has tweeted criticism of the Mayor of London. Later, a double murder in Portland, Oregon has revealed the ugly past of a supposedly “progressive” city. One immediate question: is “hate speech” protected by the First Amendment?
Venezuela spirals into economic and political chaos Venezuela, a country whose potential for prosperity is unmatched, finds itself on the verge of civil war. What sustains the repressive government? With time running out, guest host León Krauze looks at what the international community can do to pull the country from the edge of collapse.