Published on May 1st, 2017 | by WBCR News Team0
WBCR NEWS 5.1.17
In world news, President Trump called Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte over the weekend to invite him for a visit to the White House, but the timing is still unclear; and Turkey’s crackdown on political dissent has intensified since a constitutional referendum in April.
In national news, Congress approved significant legislation in the 11th hour yesterday to fund the federal government until September 30, 2017; and Florida recently made an agreement with the federal government to reverse its’ expansion of Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.
And in local news, the NYC Ferry finally launches for service throughout four of the five boroughs (via the East River) today.
Produced, written, and edited by: Richard Ngo (WBCR News Director)