As It Happens

As It Happens: Tuesday Edition

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Full Episode Transcript

Part One

Petya ransomware
Another ransomware attack hits computers around the world — and with their machines rendered virtually useless, plenty of victims are willing to hand over virtual cash. 

Quebec arrest
A young Quebec man drives around the corner to sneak a cigarette after a hydro breaker explodes — and he suddenly finds himself surrounded by 9 police officers with their guns drawn.

Penis rock
A Norwegian rock formation that looked like a penis is nothing more than a heap of junk, after being severed by vandals — but our guest firmly believes it can be re-mounted. 

Part Two

Google fine
When their relatively small website all but vanished from Google's results, a British couple sued — and today, their long battle ended in victory, and a gigantic fine for the gigantic search engine. 

Syria warning
Former US Ambassador to Iraq James Jeffrey says Donald Trump's warning to Syria over chemical weapons puts the US President's reputation on the line if there's another attack.