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Afropop Worldwide

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"Afropop Worldwide" is America's first and longest-lived weekly program on the music of Africa and the African Diaspora. Hosted by Georges Collinet from Cameroon and produced by Sean Barlow for World Music Productions, "Afropop Worldwide" draws on an unprecedented array of reporters, artists and cultural guides to present an hour that is authoritative, comprehensive and hugely entertaining. Homepage:  http://www.afropop.org/

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As this week begins, we have a bipartisan view of the war in Syria. Many lawmakers in both parties praised President Trump for responding to the apparent use of chemical weapons. Trump, as you'll recall, ordered missile strikes on a Syrian airfield.

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Good morning. I'm Rachel Martin. When you think Black Sabbath, you think of stuff like this.

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "WAR PIGS")

BLACK SABBATH: (Singing) Satan laughing spreads his wings...

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Alabama Governor Robert Bentley insists he will stay in the job.

(SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING)

ROBERT BENTLEY: I do not plan to resign. I have done nothing illegal.

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Organizers of the Oscars might take comfort from this next story because the Oscars are not the only people - the people who run the Oscars - not the only ones who made a mistake in giving out a prize. Here's NPR's Philip Reeves in Brazil.

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