As It Happens

As It Happens: Thursday Edition

As It Happens, April 13, 2017

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Part One

Afghanistan bomb: expert
Today, without warning, the United States dropped a bomb in Afghanistan — one so massive it had to be delivered by cargo plane. David Axe is a military and defense blogger. 

Afghanistan bomb: reporter
Bilal Sarwary is an journalist in Afghanistan. He has started to hear reports out of the area that was hit. 

Snoring habit
If a B & B owner regrets giving you the first B and refuses to give you the second, you may have a serious snoring problem — until you do the somewhat undignified exercises suggested by our guest. 

Part Two

Marijuana: Wilson-Raybould
At long last, the Liberals have tabled their bill to end the prohibition of marijuana. Carol speaks with Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould. 

Reddit pixel art
Reddit asks users to put a single pixel at a time on a big white space — and the result is weirdly beautiful, after more than a million people connected through the dots. 

Part Three

Ice road walker
It's the final season for the ice road that connects Inuvik and Tuktoyaktuk before a new all-weather highway opens. So, to say goodbye, the former mayor of Inuvik is hiking all 184 kilometres of it. 

UN Haiti abuse
Details of a child sex ring set-up by UN Peacekeepers in Haiti show a systematic exploitation of girls and boys that continued for nearly three years.