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Bigger business and in fact we're supposed to qualify. The visit comes is buying ramps up his outrage to promote his administration's work, including advocating for is $1.9 trillion economic rescue package. On Thursday, Biden plans to give his first primetime address touting the benefits of the rescue plan and work the administration is doing on distributing vaccines Franco or DONA as NPR NEWS. The White House the governor of Arkansas, has signed a bill that bans nearly all abortions in the state. Member station K you af Susanna Psy Tech has the story. Arkansas governor is a Hutchinson signed Senate Bill six, which allows abortion only to save the life of the mother. In a statement. Hutchinson says the bill is quote in contradiction of binding precedents of the U. S Supreme Court, But he says he signed it because of overwhelming legislative support and his sincere pro life convictions. The governor says he would have liked the bill to have included exceptions for rape and incest and suggests, adding those special cases would have improved the chances for Supreme Court review. The abortion ban goes into effect in 90 days. Abortion rights advocates plan to immediately challenged the ban in court for NPR news. I'm Susanna Cytotec in Fayetteville, Arkansas. You're listening to NPR news. State of Florida is suing the Biden administration over new directives on detaining immigrants convicted of crimes. The lawsuit comes weeks after Immigrations and Customs Enforcement announced it was prioritizing cases that pose a threat to national security. Florida's attorney general says result has been a reluctance to detain people who served time for burglary, drug traffic and other crimes. Arizona has taken similar legal action. Was climate envoy John Kerry is telling European partners that time is running out to make the necessary changes to stop global disasters from climate change. Teri Schultz reports from Brussels where you'd leaders welcomed redo transatlantic cooperation. One of President Biden's first moves was rejoining the 2015 Paris climate accord. His predecessor, Donald Trump, quit you governments are relieved to have the U. S back in the commitment. But John Kerry says even if all signatories were fulfilling their pledges, which he says they're not, it wouldn't be enough to limit the global temperature rise to the 1.5 degrees Celsius. The accord envisions deemed necessary to avoid the First effects of climate change. This is the moment for countries common sense governments, people to come together and get the job done. We can do it carry points out. 20 countries produce more than 80% of global emissions. The EU as a whole is third after China and the U. S. For NPR News. I'm Teri Schultz in Brussels. U. S futures are lower in after hours trading on markets across Asia. Shares are mostly higher lower in Hong Kong. I'm Shae Stevens. This is NPR news. Support for NPR comes from NPR stations. Other contributors include Merrill Merrill Edge, Self directed investing has tools to help clients find answers to questions. Maurin. Merrill edge dot com slash within Reach Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner and Smith.

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