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Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Jim hawk CBS CEO les Moonves says will leave the company amid sexual harassment and assault allegations involving about a dozen women featured in two different New Yorker articles, NPR TV critic, Eric Duggan says, the departure is part of a larger legal settlement, moon viz is arguably the most powerful media figured or lose his job in the age of the metoo movement accused by several women, forcing himself on them and harming their careers. If they rejected him, his departure revealed in the statement from the company was part of a larger agreement resolving lawsuits connected to moon visits, effort to resist a merger with corporate sibling Viacom, Moonves, and CBS have also agreed to donate twenty million dollars to one or more organizations which support the metoo movement, moon vase who has denied assaulting any women are harming their careers will not receive any severance benefit until the CBS board has evaluated results of an investigation into the allegations, Eric douggins. NPR news appearing on the Sunday talk show as vice President. Mike Pence says, he's confident that no one on his staff was involved with the anonymous New York Times column criticizing President Trump's leadership as for former President, Obama stepping into the fray pen stole Fox News. Sunday was very disappointing to see President Obama break with the tradition of former presidents and become so political and roll out the same tired arguments that he and liberals and made over the last eight years. President Trump has said the Justice department should investigate and identify the anonymous author of the op-ed column. Even though the Justice department is supposed to make investigative decisions free of political pressure from the White House and the president hurricane Florence's, sustaining winds of ninety miles an hour and is likely to arrive on the southeastern coast by Thursday. It's not clear where the storm will come ashore, but the National Hurricane Center says, it's predicted to strengthen before it does as. NPR's Jenny gaffes right reports governors from Virginia to South Carolina of all declared states of emergency South Carolina governor Henry McMaster told reporters, he submitted a request for a federal emergency declaration in anticipation of Florence's potential impact. He said south Carolinians should start planning for ten presume that he made you hurricane is going to hit the National Hurricane Center says Florence poses to life threatening risks, storm surge on the coast and flooding inland Dr. Rick nab hurricane expert at the Weather Channel urges people to pay attention to the roads later this week, even if they're far from the coast majority of inland flood fatalities occur in the Florence is one of many storms currently traveling over the Atlantic and Pacific a hurricane. A Livia is also heading towards Hawaii, Jenny gaffes, right? NPR news right now. Florence is about six hundred eighty miles southeast of Bermuda. You're listening to NPR news in Washington. On September eleven two thousand one United Airlines. Flight ninety three crashed into a remote Pennsylvania field. Forty passengers and crew were killed, but not before they successfully fought back against their hijackers diverted, the plane as w I t s Katie Meier reports seventeen years later on memorial in their honor. The tower voices is just about finished. When flight ninety. Three crashed at left little more than a crater in the rolling hills outside Shanksville, Pennsylvania. Now that remote spot of the national park and this weekend family friends and many others gathered there to dedicate its final feature, a ninety, three foot tall tower. That'll hold forty, massive. Wind chimes one for each of the people who died in the crash Gordy felt lost his oldest brother Edward in the crash and now heads. The organization, families of flight ninety three. He says, finishing the tower brings a sense of completion. We committed ourselves to honor our loved ones, and we've we've done it. The tower voices is still missing number of its. Chimes those are due to be installed in the coming weeks for NPR news. I'm Katie Meier in Harrisburg. North Korea has staged a huge military parade to market seventieth anniversary as a nation, but held back its most advanced missiles and devoted nearly half of the parade to civilian efforts to build the domestic economy leader, Kim Jong UN attended the parade but did not address the assembled crowd. The price of gasoline remain steady over the past two weeks. Oil analyst trilby Lundberg says the average price of regular gas is to Ninety-one per gallon. It's still twenty one cents a gallon higher than it was one year ago. I'm Jim hawk NPR news in Washington.

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