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October 5, 2019

Scotch whisky and cashmere to be hit by U.S. tariffs

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From the BBC World Service … Global stock markets are in sell-off mode after the U.S. slapped tariffs on $7.5 billion worth of European products shortly after winning a dispute against the E.U. at the World Trade Organization. Items such as dress suits, cheese and yogurt are set to become more expensive for American consumers, but the bigger worry among investors is the risk of a global recession from an escalating trade war. And, as RuPaul’s Drag Race launches in the U.K., we explore how the TV show has sparked mainstream acceptance and new business opportunities for drag queens.

Aired October 3, 2019

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