As It Happens

As It Happens: Thursday Edition

Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018
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Part One

Yemen Airstrike
They were on their way back to school from a picnic. Now, dozens are dead, most of them children, after a deadly airstrike in Yemen — and a representative of Save the Children is among those demanding accountability. 

Ontario Clapping Out Media
After an announcement by the new Ontario Premier, his staffers engage in an anti-media tactic that's already getting old: they clapped so loudly that reporters couldn't ask questions. 

Part Two

Argentina Abortion
 After lengthy debate — and with thousands waiting outside the congress building — Argentina's senate rejects a bill that would have legalized abortion up to fourteen weeks. 

Farm Stripped 
Her mother left her the farm. The thieves left her with nothing. Now, a Manitoba woman is wondering how she can rebuild what was lost — including her trust in people — after criminals took everything, including what was nailed down.