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CNN Radio News Day: June 3, 2013
Protestors clash with riot police in Istanbul, on June 3, 2013, during a demonstration against the demolition of the park.
June 3rd, 2013
04:12 PM ET

CNN Radio News Day: June 3, 2013

CNN Radio News Day is an evening news program providing an informative, thoughtful and creative look at the day's events. It's posted Monday through Friday at 4:30 pm ET.

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(CNN) – Welcome to CNN Radio News Day. Here are some of the stories we're covering in today's show:

  • For the second time in nearly two weeks tornadoes ravaged parts of Oklahoma on Friday. All together, five tornadoes tore a path of destruction through the state, claiming at least 17 lives.  Three of those killed were veteran storm chasers. Tim Samaras, a respected scientist in the field, his son Paul, and their colleague Carl Young. Kansas-based storm chaser Tyler Costantini says he's in shock:

"If somebody would have told me, you know, a storm chaser got killed in a tornado there's absolutely no way I would have ever thought that this group would have been it."

  • Turkey's prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, is blaming extremists and enemies for protests that have swept across the country. The explosion of anger started last week when a small group of people tried to prevent the demolition of a park in central Istanbul in favor of a shopping arcade. Riot police cracked down, hitting protesters with tear gas and pepper spray. CNN's Ivan Watson reports then something snapped:

“Demonstrators began attacking the police, outraged by the behavior of the security forces. Suddenly it wasn't about the park anymore it was about the prime minister."

  • For the past several years China has been on a spending spree. Chinese companies are working with their government to acquire assets all over the world. Things like technology companies, banks, ports, real estate...even natural resources. Last week's announcement that a Chinese meat producer had agreed to buy Virginia-based Smithfield Foods raised more than a few eyebrows. That's because Smithfield is the world's largest processor of pork – selling ham, hot dogs and bacon under popular brand names like Armor and Farmland. The National Consumers League's Sally Greenberg is leery:

“The Chinese have, in general, a dismal record on food safety.”

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  1. gullible white cattle

    this is not left vs right, GOP vs Dems, Socialism vs liberty. This is war against White people.

    Why do hostile globalist elite defend Israel as a Jewish ethnostate with Jewish only immigration, but ravage White majority Europe/North America into a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural Gulag with dystopian non-White colonization?

    The world is 93% non-White, only 7% White. But 3rd world colonizers, Muslims, Sikhs, Hispanics, are aggressively advancing their agenda to annihilate gullible Whites, just as China annihilates Tibet.

    How long will gullible Whites cuckold for murderous anti-White elite, who confiscate our guns, infiltrate/subvert our banks/FBI/CIA, indoctrinate White kids in academia/mass media, plunder White jobs/wages, & butcher White soldiers in bankrupting wars?

    "Native" Americans invaded from East Asia. Yellow & Brown races committed 10-times more genocide, slavery, imperialism than Whites. Since Old-Testament, Whites have been victims of Jewish/Crypto-Jewish, Turkic, Muslim, N.African imperialism, slavery, genocide.

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