NPR, Saudi Consulate, Bobby Allen discussed on The Democracy Test


Live from NPR news in Washington, I'm Janine Herbst. After a bitter bipartisan fight over now supreme court Justice Brett Cavanaugh key member of the Senate Judiciary committee democrat, Chris coons says it's time for the country to move forward a senates role in our in our politics is not to just reflect the country, but to help heal and leave the country. And that's the course, we should be on speaking there on NBC's, meet the press. Meanwhile, Republican Senator Lindsey Graham says he's happy about Cavanaugh. But he says he has a warning for Democrats this midterm election season. This is going to the streets at the ballot box. I'm going to I've never campaigned against a colleague in my life. That's about to change Graham. Speaking there on Fox News, Sunday, National Transportation Safety board. Investigators are looking into what caused a limousine crash in upstate New York. The kill twenty people today as NPR's Bobby Allen reports officials say it's the deadliest transportation accident. Nearly a decade police say a limousine was carrying eighteen people and barreling down a steep state road and scary when it killed two pedestrians. Amy Dunlop Johnson says she lost three family members in the crash, including a couple who got married this past summer, devastating. We actually have a large family and those two cousins I liked that my brother, and I really liked close with such a shock that this happened. Investigators win say how fast the limo was traveling. They are examining why the vehicle did not stop at an intersection. Bobby Allen, NPR news. In Brazil presidential election today, far right ex army, captain Jerry bell scenario ran up a commanding lead in the first round of voting, but he didn't get the outright majority. He needed to avoid an October twenty eighth runoff against leftist rival Fernando Haddad this after an election that deeply divided Latin America's biggest nation along gender and racial lines. Also narrow often compared with President Trump has been accused of denigrating women and minorities in Brazil. Leading climate scientists conclude that new technology and other untested methods are needed to take greenhouse gases out of the atmosphere and Christopher Joyce has details on the new report. The scientists were asked if it's possible to keep the planet from warming more than about two and a half to grease Fahrenheit above pre industrial temperatures. That's a red line for a dangerous effects on the climate. They conclude that current pledges by governments to simply limit emissions of greenhouse gases are not enough to stay below that line. What's needed are new and potentially expensive technologies to extract those gases from the atmosphere as well. As vast new forests to soak up carbon dioxide from the air. The report is from the intergovernmental panel on climate change a scientific group that advises the United Nations. Christopher Joyce NPR news. Asia markets are trading lower at this hour. The Dow is down about a third of a percent. You're listening to NPR news from Washington. Interpol says a Chinese official who was reported missing has resigned as head of the international police agency, the announcement came after Beijing said Mung-hung way was under investigation in China on suspicion of unspecified legal violations. Interpol says mum was had resigned as president of the agencies executive committee at -ffective immediately. But didn't say why Turkey's president says he is closely following the investigation into Saudi journalist who disappeared after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul NPR's. Peter Kenyon reports another Turkish official says investigators believe Jamal Shoghi was killed president. Register barrier says Turkish investigators you're going through camera footage and other evidence and he'll await the results of that investigation. One of his advisors tells a Turkish broadcaster that investigators believe kashogi was killed in the consulate in his body moved elsewhere. He said he's skeptical about Saudi claims that there's no camera footage of kashogi inside the consulate and says. There's no evidence that he left is the Saudis claim he Shoghi has been a prominent critic of Saudi Crown prince, Mohammad bin Salman and fled the kingdom last year. He went to the consulate for papers you needed to marry his Turkish fiance. Peter Kenyon, NPR news Istanbul. The price of a gallon of gas is rising gaining seven cents a gallon over the past two weeks. The Lundberg survey says the average price for a gallon of regular now stands at two dollars ninety seven cents, and that's forty one cents a gallon higher than this time.

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