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05/08/2017: Now that the French election is over, it's time to focus on Mexico
Emmanuel Macron easily won France's presidential election over the weekend, but he has a rough road ahead. Parliamentary elections are next month, and the rest of Europe will be watching. We'll look at what comes next, then turn to Mexico, where U.S. President Trump's plans for a border wall and continued uncertainty over NAFTA have triggered a national conversation there about the American border and economic freedom not seen in years. Plus: a whopping fourth of Starbucks' sales come through its mobile app, but that app could be vulnerable to fraud. …read more