Alexander Lukashenko, Teri Schultz, NPR discussed on Science Friday


Extreme heat is driving the highest power use of the year and transmission losses do the wildfires have cut into supplies? Eric Schmidt of the California Independent System operator said up to three million customers could lose power for up to four hours tonight. The creek fire on the Sequoia National Forest and another fire in Southern California have knocked out transmission. This's NPR. And Belarus Tens of thousands of people marched Sunday in Minsk, demanding President Lukashenko step down, declaring his reelection fraudulent. At the same time, Lithuania's foreign minister is urging the U to take a stronger stand on democratic values. Teri Schultz has the latest Lithuanian foreign minister Lena's Lenka. Bitches says Thie used credibility and foreign policy is being undermined by the lack of decisive actions against the flawed August 9th vote and ongoing violence against opposition protesters in Belarus. Lenka Bitches tells the Financial Times newspaper. You must provide concrete help for the pro democracy movement. Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia imposed sanctions on Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko and 29 other officials in August, expressing impatience with Brussels. EU rejects the election results and has warned Minsk those responsible for the fraud and the crackdown will be penalized. But that hasn't happened yet, and Lukashenko himself is unlikely to be targeted for NPR news. I'm Teri Schultz in Brussels. Top seeded Novak Djokovic is out of the U. S open after accidentally hitting a line judge with a Tennis ball that he hit in frustration Joke which was playing Pablo. So radio Busta when he was defaulted Bush to called it bad luck. I don't think that anyone off us off the players do this. This kind of intentional, you know, just a moment. He broke in and you know, he throws the ball. I think that it was a joke, which was bidding for an 18th Grand Slam title. I'm Louise Schiavone. NPR.

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