CBC News: The National | Twitter deal, Mysterious liver disease, Beijing COVID-19

CBC News: The National | Twitter deal, Mysterious liver disease, Beijing COVID-19

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April 25, 2022 | Elon Musk strikes a $44 billion deal to buy Twitter. Doctors try to figure out what’s causing a mysterious liver disease in children. Plus, Beijing ramps up its COVID-19 crackdown, sparking worries that a Shanghai-style lockdown is next.
Correction: A previous version of this program was removed because we incorrectly identified Andrey Palchevskiy in a story about Odesa.

00:00 The National for April 25, 2022
01:06 Elon Musk to buy Twitter in $44B deal
04:34 What does Elon Musk want with Twitter?
06:05 Donald Trump found in contempt of court
06:33 Military struggles with racism in the ranks
09:27 Mysterious liver disease in children
11:45 Russia targets the Ukrainian railway
14:42 RCMP mulled charges after PM's Aga Khan trip
17:07 Shooting inquiry focuses on replica RCMP cruiser
20:25 First all-private ISS crew splashes down safely
20:49 Significant flooding in southern Manitoba
21:09 Inquiry into use of Emergencies Act during convoy
24:02 Audit finds record levels of antisemitism in Canada
26:34 Irwin Cotler on combating the rise in antisemitism
32:21 Odesa residents embrace their Ukrainian identities
39:51 Study looks at impact of being unvaccinated
40:20 New COVID-19 travel measures in Canada
40:53 Beijing ramps up its COVID-19 crackdown
43:10 The Moment: Origami mystery

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