France, Elijah Kelly, Rebecca Rossman discussed on Fresh Air Weekend


19 last week. Governor John Bel Edwards ordered flags flown at half staff in his memory and in a statement said Let Lowe will be remembered for his hard work, dedication and public service to Louisiana. Hello was elected in December in a runoff election for the sprawling fifth District U. S House, He was to fill the seat being vacated by retiring Congressman Ralph Abram. And as France struggles to get infection rates under control officials implemented a new curfew in the eastern part of the country where the virus is spreading rapidly. Rebecca Rossman has more The new restrictions affect 15 jurisdictions in the North, eastern and southeastern part of the country. The rest of France, meanwhile, will continue to be under an 8 p.m. curfew that replaced a nationwide lockdown in mid December. France has the highest number of covert 19 cases in Western Europe with 2.6 million infections since the start of the pandemic. In a sign of improvement daily, new infections dropped to fewer than 3500 on Saturday. However, only 332 people have been inoculated compared to more than 180,000. People in Germany for NPR News on Rebecca Rossman in Calais, France. Wikileaks founder Julian Assad finds out next week whether he will be extradited from the U. K to the U. S to face espionage charges over the publication of Secret American military documents. Relating to the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. U. S prosecutors indicted the 49 year old on 17 espionage charges and one charge of computer misuse. They all carry a maximum sentence of 175 years in prison. ASanchez he's a journalist entitled to First Amendment protections. This is NPR. This is W. N. Y. C in New York. I'm Lance. Lucky. A New York City man has been arrested on rape and other charges for an alleged attack. New Year's Eve. The NYPD says they've charged 23 year old Elijah Kelly with rape, strangulation and other crimes. The midtown Manhattan attack shortly before midnight Thursday. Police say Kelly barged into the woman's home after knocking on the door and telling her he was delivering a package. The woman has been discharged from the hospital. It's not clear if Kelly has a lawyer who could respond to the allegations. M. Today's new fair payment system, known as Omni is officially online Got to Miss Sophia Chang has the low down.

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