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Tornadoes and Floods Kill 14 in US

Tornadoes and Floods Kill 14 in US

Deadly storms that continue to swirl through the central US are putting close to 80 million people at risk.

At least 14 people have been killed and dozens more injured as storms tore through Texas, Missouri, Arkansas and Mississippi, spawning tornadoes and floods that have left a trail of devastation.

A variety of community groups are helping people affected by the flooding. Jim Mitchum, CEO of Heart to Heart International is one of them and he joins us on the programme as does Dr Patrick Marsh, meteorologist at the federal Storm Prediction Center in Norman Oklahoma.

Also on the programme,is Hollywood about to be hit by another writers' strike? The BBC's David Willis will bring us the latest from LA.

And strong views from Mexico on President Trump's proposed border wall, we hear from a former Mexican President who says his country will never pay for the project.

The BBC's Fergus Nicoll will be joined throughout the programme from Silicon Valley in the US by Alison van Digge