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News. Views. Hughes - March 06, 2019 (17:00 ET)

US flies heavy bomber over South China Sea

RT America’s Sara Montes de Oca joins Scottie Nell Hughes to discuss friction between the US and China over disputed islands in the South China Sea involving a B-52H heavy bomber, sent as part of what Washington calls a routine military exercise. Similar drills last year prompted angry Chinese reactions. Beijing’s response this time remains to be seen. 

Huawei exec in court: day one

RT America’s Rachel Blevins joins Scottie Nell Hughes to discuss the first appearance of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou in a Canadian court, where she fights extradition to the US. She is also suing the Canadian government over their handling of her arrest. 

State Dept. master class on how to cover Venezuela

US government officials are calling on news outlets to change their terminology in discussing Venezuelan politics. The US State Dept. complains that even suggesting that self-declared interim President Juan Guaido is anything less than legitimate president is “playing into the narrative of a dictator.”

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