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The News Roundup

This week, the News Roundup comes to you from WWNO New Orleans Public Radio. We'll talk about increasing tensions with North Korea, a predawn raid of the home of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, a declaration that the opioid crisis is a national emergency and we'll hear from a local reporter about severe floods in New Orleans. In international news, tensions are running high in Kenya after another contested election and South Africa's president has survived another no-confidence vote. Discussing domestic news is Ron Elving, senior editor and correspondent for NPR, Shawna Thomas, Washington bureau chief for Vice News and Abby Phillip, national political reporter for the Washington Post. Discussing international news is Ron Nixon, Washington correspondent for The New York Times, Noel King, correspondent for NPR's Planet Money podcast and Hannah Allam, national reporter covering U.S. Muslim life for BuzzFeed News.

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