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The News Roundup

If the news this week has left you with questions, you're not alone: "How do you take a job and then recuse yourself?" President Donald Trump asked about Attorney General Jeff Sessions in a revealing interview in the New York Times. Outside of the White House, Senator John McCain shared his brain cancer diagnosis with the public. Looking abroad, Syria's rebels can expect much less help from the CIA, the White House threatens new sanctions against Iran & Venezuela and Australia reacts to the fatal police shooting of a woman in Minneapolis. Two panels of journalists join Joshua Johnson to discuss the week's top news stories. Discussing domestic news is Greg Ip, chief economics commentator at The Wall Street Journal, Lisa Desjardins, correspondent for PBS NewsHour and Byron York, chief political correspondent at The Washington Examiner. Discussing international news is Simon Marks, president and chief correspondent at Feature Story News, Susan Glasser, chief international affairs columnist at Politico, Abderrahim Foukara, Washington bureau chief at Al Jazeera and Ben Knight, correspondent for Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

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