President Trump, Npr News, Joe Arpaio discussed on Special Programming
People who have made the Broadway musical Hamilton a theatrical sensation. Coming up my conversation with actor Renee Elise Goldsberry, who won a Tony Award for her portrayal of Angelica, Skylar and Hamilton. She joined us along with writer director Trey Edward Schultz and actor Kelvin Harrison to discuss their film waves. Then actor Davey Diggs, who originated the roles of Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson in Hamilton. He also joined us to discuss his starring role in the TV series Snowpiercer and later we'll talk with actor Oak, another one who originated the dual role of Hercules Mulligan and James Madison. I'll get to all of it. I'm Alison Stewart and I will meet you on the other side of the news. Live from NPR News. I'm nor RAHM. Talks between congressional Democratic leaders and top administration leaders ended Friday with that agreement on another round of Corona virus relief legislation. NPR's Windsor Johnston reports. They've been deadlocked on several issues, including extra unemployment benefits. Democrats are pushing to extend the $600 per week jobless benefit while Republicans want to scale back that amount. Well. Adam's, an economist with PNC Financial Services, says the supplemental income is crucial to keep the economy afloat during the pandemic. If the $600 per week isn't extended than we expect that household income is going to be about $75 billion per month lower 1,000,000,000 with a B in the August and going forward, so that would be a huge blow to aggregate household incomes. Lawmakers also remain at odds over additional aid for state and local governments and liability protections for businesses amid the pandemic. Windsor Johnston NPR NEWS Washington The European Union is worried about a second wave of both corona virus infections and national border closures. Sorry. Schultz has more. The European Commission is urging governments not to make unilateral decisions to close their borders to people coming from other you countries So what authorities air doing more of now is imposing restrictions based on regions. That's also controversial but doesn't shut down Commerce and tourism as much is blocking all travelers from another member state. Still, with infection rates rising across the you dramatically in some places. There are likely to be bands put in place if the trend continues. Teri Schultz reporting Joe Arpaio, who once declared himself America's toughest sheriff, has lost a bid to reclaim his old job as sheriff of the largest county in Arizona. From member station Cage's easy Ben Giles reports. Arpaio held the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office for 24 years before his defeat in 2016. Since then, the controversial law and Order Republican was found guilty of criminal contempt by a federal judge was pardoned by President Trump and lost a primary campaign for a U. S. Senate seat in 2018. That didn't stop Arpaio from running again this year as a tough on crime lawmen and close ally of Trump. Instead of Arpaio, Republican primary voters narrowly favored his former chief deputy, Jerry Sheridan, He'll face Paul Penzone, the Democrat who beat Arpaio four years ago. For NPR News. I'm Ben Giles in Phoenix U. S. Intelligence officials warn that Russia, China and Iran are attempting to influence the upcoming presidential election. A statement by the director of the National Counter Intelligence and Security Center says Russia is trying to hurt the campaign of Democrat Joe Biden. Well, China and Iran are trying to hurt the re election of President Trump. This is NPR news. President Trump says he'll join a conference call Sunday with Lebanon's president and other world leaders to discuss how to help Lebanon after this week's a devastating explosion in Beirut. A warehouse exploded, killing at least 154 people and injuring another 5000. Canada has reacted strongly to President Trump's decision to impose new tariffs son some Canadian aluminum products. NPR's Jackie Northam reports There was a current of disbelief in a statement by Canada's deputy prime minister Christian a free land for the Trump administration, using national security concerns. To impose 10% tariffs on Canadian aluminum products, Trump said. The punitive measures were to prevent a surge in imports, Freeland said. Canadian aluminum does not undermine U. S. National security and that in a time of global pandemic, an economic crisis the last thing US and Canadian workers need are new tariffs that will raise costs, impede the free flow of trade and hurt local economies. Freeland said. In response, Canada will impose dollar for dollar countermeasures. Jackie Northam. NPR NEWS Washington, A survey of Federal Aviation Administration employees found many of them Say they're pressure not to raise too many safety concerns that their bosses are more concerned with the objectives of the airline industry than safety. A survey was commissioned by the FAA after two fatal crashes of Boeing 7 37 max planes that killed 346 people..