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(U.S. Edition) You might encounter even longer lines at the airport starting today. Any person traveling to the U.S. will be subject to new, tighter screenings. On today's show, we'll take a look at what these new rules will entail. Afterwards, we'll discuss Europe's rising fortunes — which may be enough for the European Central Bank to roll back its economic stimulus system. Then, we'll look at growing concerns about the amount of oil and gas that thieves are stealing from pipelines in Mexico. 

(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service…Today, the European Central Bank meets to decide whether or not it will ease off its program to buy bonds to boost growth. What does that mean for the Euro? Afterwards, Kenyans head to the polls today - again. A presidential election in August was annulled by the country's highest court, causing turmoil and protests. We look at what impact political uncertainty has had on the country's tourism industry. Then - a group of fourteen countries in western and central Africa will be watching what comes out of Brussels with interest.

How to protect your business from the latest cyber attack

Oct 26, 2017

The latest cyberattack, called Bad Rabbit, started on Tuesday in Europe and quickly spread to the U.S. This outbreak, like WannaCry and NotPetya, are forms of ransomware. It's when hackers encrypt files on victims' computers and demand money in exchange for unlocking the system. 

Training employees is the best way to avoid a security breach.

10/26/2017: Creating a ransomware crisis plan

Oct 26, 2017

A ransomware attack called Bad Rabbit hit this week, starting in Europe and spreading to businesses in the U.S. This is the latest in a string of ransomware attacks in the past year. On this episode, we look at how an attack affected KQED, the National Public Radio affiliate in San Francisco. And we talk to a security expert about how to protect your business and recover from an attack. 

American energy companies are looking to enter Mexico's oil, natural gas and electricity markets which have been open since 2014 to foreign participation for the first time since 1938. Major U.S. energy companies such as ExxonMobil and Chevron have entered the Mexican energy space.

S02-1: The Peanut Butter Grandma goes to Washington

Oct 25, 2017

Donald Trump, the business man president, isn't the first politician to rail on government regulations. In 1979 Jimmy Carter, the Democrat peanut farmer president, told a crowd: "It should not have taken 12 years and a hearing record of over 100,000 pages for the FDA to decide what percentage of peanuts there ought to be in peanut butter." 

10/25/2017: Hey, how much are you making?

Oct 25, 2017

That question is illegal in some places, as a new wave of laws in cities and states prohibit employers from asking for a job candidate's salary history in the hiring process. And the Senate struck down a rule that made it easier for consumers to sue banks and credit card companies for financial relief, which also allows banks to keep using mandatory arbitration clauses. We explore what this means for consumers like yourself and the arbitration industry.

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The Harvey Weinstein scandal has sparked conversations about sexual harassment around the globe — including in European Parliament.

Several women spoke up during a debate Wednesday about sexual harassment in the European Union, taking the opportunity to call in to question the European Parliament’s workplace policies and culture.

Victoria Barrett was really looking forward to her high school’s retreat junior year, but she got there late — right in the middle of the talent show, and in no mood to party.

“I’m in a room full of screaming, dancing girls,” Barrett says, “and I was [thinking], like, ‘Does nobody know what's happening in the world? Like, how is anyone happy right now? How is anyone having a good time?'"

Vladimir Putin's grudge with Hillary Clinton

Oct 25, 2017
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While investigators dig into reports about Russian hacking of the 2016 US presidential election, filmmaker Michael Kirk profiles the Russian leader who may have had the motive and opportunity to pull it off.

Kirk's new, two-part Frontline documentary Putin’s Revenge centers on Vladimir Putin's clash with then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in 2011 over her condemnation of Russia’s parliamentary elections.

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