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29 Apr, 2020 22:33

The News with Rick Sanchez - April 29, 2020 (17:00 ET)

US & Canadian fighters chase off Russian Tu-142 (Full show)

The US has been increasing its military presence in Alaska and has resumed moving its fleet of F-35 fighter planes to the state. A recent video showed the US chasing a Russian surveillance away from Alaskan airspace. Rick Sanchez discusses the incredibly close proximity of Alaska to Russia and the decades of attrition there. Then RT America's John Huddy reports the details. Then former Pentagon official Michael Maloof joins to share his expertise. He points out that global warming has massively increased the strategic importance of the Arctic and that Russia is far ahead of the US in the region. RT’s Peter Oliver reports on the future of travel in a post-pandemic Europe. RT America’s Steve Christakos discusses reforms over compensation for college athletes. Investigative journalist Ben Swann reports from the global coronavirus update desk. Plus, broadcasting icon and “PoliticKing” host Larry King weighs in on Vice President Mike Pence’s decision to visit a hospital without wearing a face mask.