RT America - April 2, 2018
Thousands of teachers on strike in Oklahoma, Kentucky
Public schools in Oklahoma and Kentucky were forced to close as educators walked out demanding better working conditions. Teacher salaries in Oklahoma and Kentucky are among the lowest in the country, ranking 26th and 49th, far below the national average. RT America’s Dan Cohen reports.
China slaps tariffs on 128 US exports
China has just released a comprehensive list of US products on which it will apply an estimated $3 billion worth of tariffs. Included among the goods that will see 15 to 25 percent increase in prices are wine, fruit, pork and steel. RT America’s Manila Chan reports.
Turkish president denounces Israeli response to Gaza protests
Over the weekend, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan blasted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for the Israeli military’s killing of at least 17 demonstrators in the Gaza Strip. RT America’s Anya Parampil has more.