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News. I'm Janine Herbs on Capitol Hill. House Republicans today voted to remove Congresswoman Liz Cheney as their conference chair as NPR's Barbra's front reports. This comes this retaliation for her relentless criticism of former President Donald Trump. This was the second time this year, Cheney face to vote from House Republicans to remove her from her leadership role. The votes follow Chaney's rebukes of Trump for his false claims of a stolen election and his actions surrounding the January six insurrection. Cheney doubled down on her criticism after the voice vote to oust her. I will do everything I can to ensure that the former president never again gets anywhere near the Oval Office. We have seen the danger. Uh, that he continues to provoke with his language. We have seen his lack of commitment and dedication to the Constitution, Cheney added. The nation needs a quote Strong Republican Party and said she's committed to leading the fight. Barbara Sprint. NPR NEWS, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending the Fizer covert 19 vaccine for kids as young as 12 that matches the FDA is decision to expand vaccine use. As NPR's Ping Wang reports it opens the path to vaccinate younger people around the country. The CDC is Vaccine Advisory Committee discussed the risks of giving the visor vaccine to adolescence. No serious side effects were seen in clinical trials. Instead, it was common for kids 12 to 15 to be tired and head achey a few days after getting the shot here's doctor You von Maldonado and non voting committee member These vaccines are eliciting an immune response that can cause some local reactions like pain and sometimes low grade fevers. But those are short lived, and in the end, they provide an immune response. Two protection against disease. The group found these side effects to be minor compared with the rare but serious health issues and some teens I get coded Ping hung NPR news on Wall Street stocks were down sharply by the clothes. It was the third straight day of losses and the Dow posted its worst day since January. NPR's David Gara has more Prices surged last month. They were up 4.2% from a year earlier. That is more than economists expected, and it led to a sell off on Wall Street. Trading was volatile with the S and P 500 down 2.1% and the NASDAQ Down 2.7%. The Dow fell nearly 2%. Shares of technology companies slid the most. The Fed chair and the Treasury secretary say these price increases our temporary They're part of the economy reopening. But investors are concerned that inflation will become difficult to reverse and the Fed might raise rates. David Gora NPR NEWS New YORK U. S futures contracts to trading in positive territory at this hour. Dow futures contract up about 3/10 of a percent NASDAQ futures contract is also paroled. 3/10 of a percent You're listening to NPR news. Global shortage of computer chips is still plaguing automakers, which are cutting production as they await shipment's. Ford is warning it expects to make only have the normal number of vehicles from now through June. And promoters and others stop making some of their smaller cars and SUVs and diverted chips to the higher profit pickup trucks and big SUVs. The World Health Organization is clear quote clearly unfit to prevent a future pandemic. That's among the conclusions of an independent review commissioned by the nation's belonging to the W H O, But the panel is equally critical of country governments. NPR's married, Eisenman reports. The independent panel is led by former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark and former Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. It finds that the W show was too slow to declare the Corona virus pandemic a global health emergency and that even after the call was made national governments wasted weeks that should have been spent taking steps to prevent the spread of the virus moving forward. The panel recommends that member states empower the W H O to investigate future budding pandemics. Without waiting for permission from the affected country. The authors also call on wealthy nations to donate two billion covert 19 vaccine doses to low income countries by the end of the year. Read. Eisenman. NPR NEWS Asian markets a trading lower at this hour The Nikkei, the main market in Japan, down nearly 1.5%. The Asia doll was down about Ah, half percent. Crude oil prices were hired by the clothes gaining 80 cents to end the day at $66.8 a barrel..

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