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"From NPR news in Washington. I'm Shay Stevens. Federal prosecutors in New York are requesting a substantial amount of prison time for President Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen as NPR's timber Keith reports court documents provide some details on Cohen's cooperation with the Russia investigation. Cohen pleaded guilty to financial crimes campaign finance violations in lying to congress and has been talking to prosecutors in the southern district of New York as well as the special counsel's office, but he isn't considered a cooperating witness because prosecutors say he hasn't fully cooperated. Prosecutors argue he quote knowingly sought to undermine core institutions of our democracy, and that his motivation wasn't naievety or misplaced loyalty, but personal gain. This special counsel's office, though, says Cohen has been helpful sharing information about attempts by Russian. Nationals to reach the campaign, providing useful information about the Trump organization and Russia related matters. And more tamra Keith NPR news, the White House, according to court documents, former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort testify before a grand jury on two occasions. Manafort, also met with special counsel investigators and the FBI dozen times NPR's, Gary Johnson reports the prosecutors say how ever that he was less than truthful in a by elation of a plea deal. The problem is authorities say he lied. He lied about a lot of things to them. He lied about contacts with a business associated his who special counsel. Prosecutors think has ties to Russian intelligence. He also lied about another Justice department investigation. We don't know what that investigation as he lied about his contact with administration officials Manafort agreed to plead guilty to felonies in September heading off a second trial. A White House statement says Friday's court filings are mostly about manafort's lobbying active. And not about the president or collusion. Beal hearing for the chief financial officer of Chinese electronics firm walkway continues on Monday as Craig McCullough reports. Forty six year old Joe is being held in Vancouver on an American extradition warrant that sparked a diplomatic firestorm between Canada the US and China defense counsel is offering to call witnesses who testified among one Joe is not a flight risk and deserves to be released on bail while awaiting extradition to the United States. Prosecutors say that mung and hallway use of subsidiary to deceive multiple American financial institutions to circumvent trade sanctions against Iran. They say among is a flight risk with no meaningful connections to Canada and her father who founded the company is worth an estimated three point two billion dollars. -mongst offense. Call the allegations of preposterous and do not constitute any form of fraud. Mom's husband and family live in Vancouver an own to multimillion dollar homes quite McCullough in Vancouver. This is NPR news. President Trump has signed the temporary spending Bill that prevented a partial government shutdown at midnight Friday, the measure keep several agencies running through December twenty first Trump says he wants the next funding package to include money for his proposed southern border wall. He plans to discuss the matter in a meeting with democratic leaders of congress next week house speaker or Nancy Pelosi who hopes to become house speaker has already said there is no support for taxpayer-funded funded fall. And I for interplanetary weather reports. Nasa insight probe as us two of its instruments to record the sound of the wind blowing across the surface of Mars NPR's. Joe palca has this update insight landed on Mars last week and has been busily setting up shop at its new home in a vast flat. Plain known as Eliza Polynesia, the probe carries instruments called seismometers designed to measure Mars quakes the Martian equivalent of earthquakes when wind blows across the Lander. It's. Solar panels vibrate. Like a flag flapping in the wind and insights seismometers were able to detect those vibrations and turn them into sound a pressure sensor. The probe carries also heard the sound of the wind blowing the sound is very low frequency just at the edge of human hearing whales or elephants would have an easier. Time of it. Joe palca NPR news a weaker than expected jobs report and trae tension sent stocks lower on Wall Street for another day. The Dow Jones industrials fell five hundred fifty eight points. The NASDAQ lost two hundred nineteen points in the S and P five hundred fell sixty two. This is NPR news in Washington. Support for NPR comes from the Annie E Casey foundation developing solutions to support strong families and communities to help ensure a brighter future for America's children. More information is available at AT dot org and listeners like you who donates this NPR station.."