Full Program: PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode July 23, 2017

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On this edition for Sunday, July 23, a horrific case of suspected immigrant smuggling in Texas, and the White House signals President Trump may sign a bill to toughen Russian sanctions. Later, as sea levels rise, persistent flooding in Venice, Italy, is getting worse and putting the city in peril. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.

Segments from Sunday, July 23, 2017

  • PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode July 23, 2017
    On this edition for Sunday, July 23, a horrific case of suspected immigrant smuggling in Texas, and the White House signals President Trump may sign a bill to toughen Russian sanctions. Later, as sea levels rise, persistent flooding in Venice, Italy, is getting worse and putting the city in peril. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
    Original Air Date: July 23, 2017
    Length: 1507
    Tourists walk on raised platforms above flood waters during a period of seasonal high water and on the first day of carnival, in Venice
  • Climate change challenges sinking city of Venice
    The Italian city of Venice is prone to frequent flooding because it has sunk five inches over the last century, but now it is also grappling with sea-level rise, caused by climate change, which increases the severity. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Christopher Livesay reports on the risks, and Italy's plans to mitigate them, as part of our series “Peril and Promise,” on climate change.
    Original Air Date: July 23, 2017
    Length: 585
    A gondola is pictured in the Grand Canal (Canale Grande) in Venice lagoon with the Campanile belltower in Venice
  • Trump may sign bill to toughen Russian sanctions
    he White House said Sunday President Trump intends to sign a bill that would toughen sanctions on Russia for attempting to meddle in the presidential election and for its military aggression in Syria and Ukraine. The bill would limit the president’s ability to end the sanctions on his own. Matt Flegenheimer of The New York Times joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the legislation.
    Original Air Date: July 23, 2017
    Length: 209
    Trump participates in the commissioning ceremony of the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford at Naval Station Norfolk in Norfolk, Virginia
  • How a global sting took down two major dark web markets
    The U.S. Justice Department, in partnership with European investigators, has shut down two of the dark web’s largest websites. The black market sites were allegedly purveyors of illegal drugs, guns and hacking tools, according to federal charges announced on Thursday. WIRED magazine reporter Andy Greenberg joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the case.
    Original Air Date: July 23, 2017
    Length: 239
    dark web
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