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First News continues. Its the twenty second day of February thirty four minutes past the hour and new this morning. Chicago police Uber intended Eddie Johnson says he took it personally when detectives determined that empire actor Jesse smollet allegedly lied about being the victim of racist and homophobic, attack speaking Thursday at a news conference Johnson said he was angry that another black man would exploit racial divisions for his own gain. Before I get started on why we're here is I look out into the crowd. I just wish that the families of gun violence in this city got this much attention because that's who really deserves the amount of attention that we're giving to this particular incident. This morning. Come to you not only as the superintendent of the Chicago police department. But also has a black man who spent his entire life living in the city of Chicago. I know the racial divide that exists here. I know how hard it's been for our city and our nation to come together. Now. So no the disparities, and I know the history. This announcement today recognizes that empire actor Jesse Smolin took advantage of the pain and anger of racism to promote his career. I'm left hanging. My head and asking why why would anyone especially an African American man. Use the symbolism of a noose to make false accusations. Alka someone look at the hatred and suffering associated with that symbol. Opportunity to manipulate the symbol to further his own public profile can an individual who's been embraced by the city of Chicago turnaround. A slap everyone in this city in the face making these false claims. Bogus. Police reports. Calls real harm. They do harm to every legitimate victim. Who's in need of support by police and investigators as well as the citizens of this city, Chicago host one of the largest pride parades in the world. And we're proud of that as a police department and also has a city. Lawyers for small at say, the Chicago police department put on an organized law enforcement spectacle when the superintendent detail investigator's findings about the alleged attack on the empire, actor, and they say the actor denies the allegations high level trade talks between the US and China continue in Washington with the goal of easing a standoff, that's clouding the global economy. Chinese delegation is meeting with the US team led by Trade Representative Robert lighthizer secretary of state, Mike Pompeo told the FOX business network. The question remains of China will give up its bad habits. These are real threats, and we need to be capable of protecting our information and our data does China admit to the cyber intrusions. Do they admit to to the theft of intellectual property, we're the former president of Microsoft on this program couple months ago, Steve bomber? And he said that ninety percent of the companies in China, use the Microsoft operating system. One percent pay for it. It costs Microsoft ten billion dollars a year in profit there. This this this enormous transfer this unlawful transfer of American wealth, American innovation and creativity. That's taken place over the last decades is enormous. It's historic. The Trump administration is determined to push back against it. We opened by talking about these trade agreements that are being worked on in Washington. Even as we speak. They will attempt to address this. The Chinese need to acknowledge that this is taking place need to put structural changes in place to prevent it from taking place, and then there needs to be an enforcement mechanism. So that the whole world can know that these things are. It continued to happen. Do how do we get to a point where we can trust that? They will keep the promise. I mean, let's say you get an Emo you. And we get these agreements that. Yeah, we're going to move the needle on I theft haven't they made promises to us in the past that they haven't kept braille. They certainly have. That's absolutely the case. And arbitration knows this we won't fall into those same pitfalls. They've made commitments on cyber on other things which they've just simply not honored. That's why the enforcement mechanism and if you talk to him Basser lighthizer secretary attention for even two minutes. They will have the heart of these discussions will surround enforcement mechanisms, and I hope that the Chinese will be prepared to permit those to take place if they do perhaps we can find a good solid trade way to move forward. Yeah. The world's at two biggest economies are locked in a trade war that started over allegations that China deploys predatory tactics in its bid to take over US technological dominance China denies engages in the behavior. President Trump is pledging to expand opportunity for Americans of every race religion and creed as he commemorates black history month speaking to hundreds Thursday at a White House reception. The president boasted about the economy and said, the unemployment rate African Americans is that what he said the lowest level. Today, we're here to honor the extraordinary contributions of African Americans to every aspect of American life history and culture from the earliest days of this nation, African American leaders pioneers and visionaries have uplifted and inspired our country in art in science, literature law film, politics business and every arena of national life. The depth and glory of these contributions are beyond measure, you know, it. I know it and everybody knows it the beginning of our Republic African Americans have given their heart their love and their very lives to the curse suit. And you know, this better than anybody. You have worked so hard. I guess when you get right down to it. We're all working very hard. But the pursuit of liberty and Justice for all. So we pledge in. The honor of our great African American community to build a future where every American jobs can live in safety dignity. Liberty and peace as Americans we all share the same dreams, the same hopes and the same magnificent destiny we are. Now, we are now and will forever be and will forever be one people one family and one glorious nation under God. Trump also touted passage of criminal Justice reform that was passed in December. He says the nation sentencing laws disproportionately harm African American communities far greater than anyone else. Well in other news this morning here on America's First News. The editor of USA today has apologized for an aids portraying black face that was published in the Zona state university yearbook on her watch Nicole Carroll says as she edited the ASU yearbook for nineteen eighty eight eighty nine it had a photo of two people in black face pretending to be boxer Mike Tyson and his former wife Robin givens in a twist of irony. The racist image turned up during a review of yearbooks done by USA today. Journalists Carol says she was shocked to find the photo in the yearbook she edited and finally this morning here on America's First News. Why do zebras have strikes? Well, it's the question that's been around as long as zebras have now. Scientists from the university of Bristol and the university of California Davis think they may have the answer. The researchers dressed horses in black and white striped coats stood them with horses that were unadorned and waited for flies the same number of flies appeared to approach both types of courses. But researchers found that fewer horse flies landed on the ones decked out in stripe. So the conclusion of the stripe seem to somehow confuse the horse flies as they tried to land on the stripe horses. That's just the stripes exists to get zebras protection from bloodsucking insects that can spread disease. Take us with you. Wherever you go down. I could use some of those stripes on the golf course as those mosquitoes come at me take us with you wherever you go. Download the talk stream live free mobile app reach out to me on Twitter or Facebook. I'm at map Ray talk. Use the hashtag af more breaking news on the way on this Friday morning. The twenty second day of February first though, a word from our sponsors. Hey, mike. The house the house going. How's the house going? All right. Well, we're having some trouble with our audio here. We're gonna reset because this is terribly frustrating to me and everybody else. So we will reset coming out of the break here up next. We will we be joined by Philadelphia attorney Joseph Marrone. We'll take a closer look at the Jesse smollet case again, you can reach out to me on Twitter or Facebook. I'm at maverick talkies. The hashtag af. And.

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