As It Happens

As It Happens: Wednesday Edition

Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018
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Part One

Cohen-Manafort: Republican
A matter of convictions. A onetime adviser to Donald Trump dismisses the guilty plea of the president's former lawyer and calls Michael Cohen an unreliable source.

Cohen-Manafort: Prosecutor
A matter of convictions part 2. A former US federal prosecutor believes that the double whammy delivered to Donald Trump yesterday could be the beginning of the end for the US President.

Vancouver Fire Sale
A Vancouver agent pitches a house as a red-hot real estate deal at close to 4 million bucks even though the place has basically been burned to the ground. 

Black Sabbath Auction
As auctioneers divide Black Sabbath singer Ronnie James Dio's dark collection into lots, his widow tells us the terrifying stories behind a few. 

Part Two

Conservatives Immigration: Erin O'Toole
A Conservative MP says it's time for his colleague Maxime Bernier to stop banging out tweets about "exteme multiculturalism" and start telling Canadians what he'd actually do about immigration.

Saudi Activists
A Saudi national could become the first woman beheaded in the Kingdom for a peaceful protest demanding more respect for human rights.

Quick Whisky 
An inventor's distilling process can do for whisky in 40 minutes what barrel-aging does over the span of 20 years.