As It Happens

As It Happens: Thursday Edition

Thursday, May 25, 2017
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Full episode transcript

Part One

Manchester warnings
A Muslim leader in Manchester says friends and relatives of suicide bomber Salman Abedi repeatedly warned authorities about his radicalism — but those warnings went unheeded. 

Trump lawyer profile
Lawyer Mark Kasowitz is helping his longtime client U.S. President Donald Trump with the Russia investigation — which brings back memories for a journalist who once faced him in court. 

Pregnant grad
She's a stellar student, and student council president, but an 18-year-old at a Christian school in Maryland has been banned from attending her graduation — because she's pregnant. 

Part Two

Canada Post carrier CPR
The Fentanyl epidemic leaves a Winnipeg letter carrier conflicted about whether to give CPR to an unconscious woman with a strange white powder on her chest.

GOP candidate charged
Last night, Montana Republican Congressional candidate Greg Gianforte allegedly "body-slammed" Guardian journalist Ben Jacobs. And the editor of the Billings Gazette tells us that was enough for his paper to withdraw its endorsement. 

Part Three

Yellowknife python
A beloved python has gone missing from a classroom in Yellowknife, and the school is confused as to where it could have went 

Trunk trip
Driving home from a barbecue in Memphis, Carl Webb and his wife didn't realize someone was asleep on the back of their car until a police officer pulled them over.