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News. Views. Hughes - August 27, 2019 (17:00 ET)

No US-Iran peace talks ahead, despite Trump’s ‘gut’

Despite President Trump’s “gut” feeling about resuming negotiations with Iran, Tehran says it will only be ready for talks with Washington when the US sanctions are removed. Meanwhile Iranian Foreign Affairs Minister Mohammad Zarif visited US-ally Japan to meet with officials and denounce the sanctions. RT America’s Rachel Blevins joins News.Views.Hughes with the details.

Hong Kong protesters desperate for int’l attention

President Trump spoke vaguely at G7 about "phone calls" with Beijing toward resolving the US-China trade war, but the latter has not confirmed them. RT America’s Sara Montes de Oca, who recently traveled to China, joins News.Views.Hughes to discuss the ongoing US-China trade war, Chinese telecomm giant Huawei and the Hong Kong protests.

J&J opioid campaign ‘targeted Oklahoma’ - Judge rules

An Oklahoma judge has made a $570 million decision against pharmaceutical giant Johnson and Johnson for knowingly downplaying the harms of opioid abuse to doctors and patients in the state. Criminal defense attorney David A Katz and senatorial candidate Dr. Gavin Clarkson (R-New Mexico) join Scottie Nell Hughes to discuss.