FROM Justin Sink
Obama Welcomes Canadian Leader to Divisive US Politics For the first time in 19 years, the Prime Minister of Canada will get an official White House dinner tonight. Justin Trudeau joined the President this morning in a lengthy press conference , and both got questions about Donald Trump. We hear more from Justin Sink, who covers the White House for Bloomberg News .
Major Corporations Pledge to Reduce Carbon Footprints At the White House today, Secretary of State John Kerry hosted 13 of America's largest companies for what's called " The American Business Act on Climate Pledge ." In advance of this year's climate change summit in Paris, they've promised $140 billion in new investments to reduce their carbon footprints. Justin Sink is White House correspondent for Bloomberg News.
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?
What is Trump's plan for Middle East peace? On his first foreign tour, President Trump has promised "peace" between Israel and the Palestinians. Are there any details for re-starting talks that have been stalled for the past three years?
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.