Trade Ya: China’s Belt And Road Initiative, Gun Laws, Seaweed Bottles

Trade Ya: China’s Belt And Road Initiative, Gun Laws, Seaweed Bottles

Skimm This - April 26, 2019 - 12:19

Top officials from around the world met in China today to hear more about their Belt and Road Initiative — a reboot of the Silk Road to improve global trade routes. Here in the US: President Trump was also talking to the NRA about international trade. Of firearms. That was good news for the gun lobbying group, which has been going through a rough spot. Also on today’s episode: a fishy beverage option at the London marathon, and a cheesy celebration for the new royal babe.

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