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"Is next. Live from NPR news in Washington, I'm Windsor Johnston. President Trump is sounding optimistic about the prospects of a new deal with Iran NPR's Asia, Rosco reports tensions between the US and Iran have escalated in recent weeks. President Trump says he believes that Iran really wants to reach an agreement and he said, that's smart on their part. He argued that the government is responding to US sanctions and would benefit from working with his administration. It has to be a great country with the same leadership. We're not looking for regime change. I just wanna make that clear. We're looking for no nuclear weapons. Chops remarks came in a press conference with Japanese Prime minister obey, who said he would be willing to work with both nations to avoid conflict. Japan has maintained a relationship with the Ron Trump said he would welcome obeys assistance. Aisha Roscoe, NPR news. Tokyo, President Trump also says a trade deal with Japan. Could be announced soon. He's proposing to remove trade barriers, and order to give us exports of fair footing in Japan. Trump has recently threatened to target chapel. Knees automakers with high tariffs. The president is wrapping up his state visit to Japan today and Israeli based pharmaceutical company has settled with the state of Oklahoma for eighty five million dollars. The deal with Teva pharmaceuticals comes as a major trial is set to get underway tomorrow, north country. Public radio's Brian man reports Tabah is one of the companies being blamed for the US opioid crisis. Tevin I'd any wrongdoing that will pay Oklahoma to resolve legal claims tied to its marketing and sale of opioid medications in the state with some of the funds going to help local governments respond to the addiction crisis. Purdue pharma settled earlier with Oklahoma for two hundred and seventy million dollars. That means the state court trial, beginning tomorrow, in Norman Oklahoma will focus on one company, Johnson and Johnson in court documents filed last week, the firm said. Its products were never big sellers in Oklahoma and didn't contribute to the pandemic their Oklahoma. Attorney general, Mike. Hunter said in a statement he's confident his team will prove its case against the nation's largest drug maker, drug companies face hundreds of similar lawsuits around the US. Brian man, NPR news. Mexico's foreign minister is planning a trip to Europe this week Maria Martin reports. He seeking support for his so-called Marshall plan a proposal to provide assistance to the areas, sending the most migrants to the US. Mexico's foreign minister my Everard calls this multibillion dollar plan. The most sensible thing we can do referring to a ten billion dollar yearly proposal to develop southern Mexico and the so-called northern triangle countries have on Andres Salvador and what the mullahs, the money would come from the US, Mexico, Canada and think, European Union. That's Marie Martin reporting. You're listening to NPR news from Washington and from the Dave. But bonnet foundation newsroom KCRW. I'm Jonathan bastion infra cherry Glazer. We pre shaped to joining us at six four well, the grim toll of recent horse deaths at Santa Anita race track continued this weekend when a nine year gelding was euthanized after suffering a leg injury. It's the third death in the past nine days at Santa Anita and the twenty sixth since the racing season started in December track officials say surgeons were preparing to operate on Kuchis after the horse came up lame during a race on Saturday. But they realized that the injury was too serious in the decision was made to euthanize. They say the effort was made to save coaches these assurances were insufficient. Animal rights activists who have been holding regular protests at the Arcadia racetrack. Heather Wilson told channel five it's time to end horse racing altogether. Animal. You don't whip them. You don't drug them confine them. You don't exploit them and horse racing is all about abuse, and enslavement and exploitation sin Anita race track. In California racing officials say they have repeatedly inspected, the track to make sure that it's safe and taking other steps to prevent horse deaths. A high number of death led to the closure of the track for much of March. Shelly district attorney Jackie Lacey says she's putting together a task force to investigate hord horse deaths at Santa Anita while another southern California school has been caught up in the college admissions scandal, the president of Chapman university. This is an Orange County says a student, there may have been may have submitted fraudulent SAT scores as KCRW's, Gerald Sassaman reports investigators say their interest goes beyond just that one student Chapman has turned over records for nine students to prosecutors are investigating ties between the university, and Newport Beach business consultant, Rick singer, the mastermind of the admission scheme in two thousand seventeen. And twenty eighteen the school received more than four hundred thousand dollars from foundation controlled by singer. He's admitted using that foundation to launder money from parents to pay. Bribes university officials Chapman says it's accepted some students whose families worked with singer, but denied others the school is evaluating what action to take in connection with the student who may have submitted phony test scores. Nobody associated with Chapman has been charged with a crime and the school says an internal investigation found no illegal conduct by university. Employee's sterile, Sassaman reporting, California officials are worried about an undercount next year. Census people who are undocumented or live in MSC status. Households may be."