As It Happens from CBC Radio

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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      Kabul Mosque Attack, Amazon Critic, Bed Bug Family, Beer Foreign Languages, Rozon Journalist, Bigfoot Taxidermist, and more


      All but one of them were there to worship. That one was a suicide bomber. And today, during Friday prayers at a busy mosque in Kabul, he detonated his explosives -- killing dozens of people.


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      Michigan Bottled Water, Mogadishu Ex-Mayor, Canada Haggis, Naked Mini-Golf, Fernie Deaths, Not Dead Man, George Saunders, Insect Decline, and more


      The problem is as clear as the product. Critics say companies pay next to nothing to bottle hundreds of millions of litres of Michigan groundwater -- and now, a state lawmaker says it's time for them to pay the piper.


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      Gord Downie Obit: Allan Gregg and Fort Albany High School Band, X-Ray Music, Raqqa, Bigfoot Anniversary, Sasquatch Hunter, Sima Wali Obit, and more


      And grace, too. With the death of Gord Downie, Canada loses an artist who served as a poet, an entertainer, and a conscience -- and thirty years ago, our first guest saw a spark of genius in the singer and his band, the Tragically Hip.


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      Airbus Bombardier Deal, Quebec "Burka Ban", Fish Kisser, Stress Study, Houston Rescue, Kirkuk Update, Another Snail Obit, and more


      And the winner is...well, who exactly? After Bombardier faces sky-high tariffs from the U.S., Airbus steps in to gives the company's C-Series jets a lift -- but some Quebec politicians wonder who will really benefit.


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      Mogadishu Canadian Doctor, California Fire Dog, Basement Cosmetic Surgery, Morneau: Conservative, Malta Blogger Death, Texas Fajita, and more


      One truck. More than three hundred people dead. Since the truck bombing in Mogadishu, our guest has been treating victims -- and tonight, she'll tell us what she's seen.


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      Puerto Rico, Trump: Iran Deal, Jeremy The Snail Obit, Rohingya Reporter, Boeing 747 Pilot, Tippi Hedren Harassment, and more.


      Apparently, it comes with being the territory. Donald Trump has publicly wondered when the expensive post-hurricane mess in Puerto Rico is going to end, but as our guest explains, the crisis may just be beginning.


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      NAFTA: Mexico, listener response: TDSB "chief", Labrador Time, MacArthur Genius: Nguyen, Breaking Bad House, Stereo Ban, Earthquake Spray, and more


      While dealing with the deal, you'll just have to deal. Despite Donald Trump's threat to scrap the trillion-dollar trade agreement, a former Mexican NAFTA negotiator says PM Trudeau and Mexico's President should stay calm.


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      California fires, TDSB: No Chiefs, Weinstein: Lawyer, Sears Liquidation, Seal Meat Chef, and more.


      What's found amid what's lost. A Northern California family returns home to find their house and neighbourhood destroyed by the wildfires -- but as Brad Sherwood tells us tonight, there is a glimmer of hope amid the destruction.


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      NAFTA: Trump/Trudeau, California Fires, Porridge Champ, Catalonia Declaration, Rhode Island Farmer, Germany Skulls, and more


      Maybe take a few cold ones. In the run-up to tomorrow's meeting with Prime Minister Trudeau, U.S. President Trump threatens to throw NAFTA on the fire -- but the head of the Canadian-American Business Council says Canada should keep its cool.


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      Weinstein Open Secret, Catalonia Unionist, Typhoid Challenge, Pledge Protest Student, Music Festival and more


      Silence on set. Harvey Weinstein's downfall comes as no surprise to a reporter who spent years trying to get a story she could publish about the producer and allegations of abuse.


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