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Live from NPR news. I'm Janine Herbst. Turkey says it entirely rejects President Biden's decision to recognize the mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks and World War one as genocide. As NPR's Peter Kenyon reports it was a swift response to Biden's announcement. The U. S decision has no legal basis, said the Foreign ministry. But Biden's decision reverses decades of past practice and marks a symbolic defeat for Turkey. Foreign Minister Mevlut Jeff, a soul who posted to Twitter that quote words cannot change history, adding the Turkey entirely rejects this statement saying it was quote based on populism. The White House statement says, in part that the American people honor all those Armenians who perished in the genocide that began 106 years ago today. Many historians say the 1915 deportations and killings with the first genocide of the 20th century. Successive Turkish governments have consistently rejected the term. Peter Kenyon NPR news Istanbul Nearly 1/5 of a county Sheriff's department and coastal North Carolina has been placed on leave or resigned since the fatal shooting of a black man this week. NPR's Sarah McCammon has more from Elizabeth City, North Carolina. The passport in county Sheriff's Office says three deputies have resigned for reasons not related to the death of Andrew Brown Jr on Wednesday. Seven others are on paid administrative leave. North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper and the Elizabeth City Council are calling on officials to release body camera footage from the fatal shooting, which took place while officials were trying to carry out a warrant. Councilman Michael Brooks says council members are preparing to petition a judge to release the video. We got to do more than giving the greed and family words they want to see some action to wars what they will consider justice for their love. One North Carolina's State Bureau of Investigation has taken charge of the investigation. Sarah McCammon. NPR NEWS Elizabeth City $16 Billion are now available for struggling music venues, theaters and other independent live event spaces. Of years..

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