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Friday News Roundup: Live On Stage in Chapel Hill

Former FBI director James Comey's testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee dominated the news this week, even before it happened. The Islamic State says it was behind attacks in Iran after claiming responsibility for an attack in London. President Trump picked a fight with London's mayor just before Britain's snap election. And Qatar's neighbors in the Gulf turn unexpectedly hostile. Joining us to discuss domestic news are Mary-Rose Papandrea, professor of law at University of North Carolina; Jeff Tiberii, Capitol bureau chief for WUNC North Carolina Public Radio, and Mandy Locke, investigative reporter for The News & Observer. Our guests for the international hour are Andrew Taylor, professor of political science at North Carolina State University; Bruce Lawrence, author of "The Koran in English: A Biography;" Miriam Cooke, professor of Arab cultures at Duke University, and — live from Moscow — Mary Louise Kelly, NPR's national security correspondent.

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