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US President Donald Trump has said the new Republican healthcare policy should be to let Obamacare collapse. Systemic abuse at one of the world's most famous choir schools in Germany. Also, why is Netflix having such an impact on the world of broadcasting?

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US-Russia row continues

July 17th, 2017

Russia is demanding that the US hand back two of its diplomatic compounds as the two countries hold high-level talks in Washington. The Venezuelan opposition steps up its campaign against President Maduro's government. Plus a study into what makes cheetahs so fast, and how a baboon caused a power outage in Zambia. Plus the world coconut tree...

The Minister of State for Foreign Affairs refutes incident that sparked diplomatic rift. Also, a terminally ill British man with motor neurone disease challenges the law on the right to die, and China censors Winnie the Pooh, but why?