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This system may affect the stability of the collapsed condominium building and could hamper search efforts. Debbie Elliott. NPR NEWS The European Union is considering legal action against Poland for violating LGBT rights. Rob Smith's has more Poland's ruling Nationalist Party has made anti gay policies a part of its governing platform. In March, it banned same sex couples from adopting Children. While more than 100, Polish towns have declared themselves LGBT free zones. European Union officials say they are considering legal action, which would challenge Poland to eliminate the zone. NPR's Rob Smith's Nation's trade deficit. The difference between what U. S companies sent overseas and foreign firms ship the U. S Shores widened in May. Commerce Department announcing today the trade deficit was up 3.1% from April's figure to $71.2 billion. Government says the rise in exports was offset by an even bigger increase in imports. Stocks gained ground on Wall Street. Today the Dow was up 152 points to 7 34,086, the NASDAQ Rose 116 points. You're listening to NPR. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, says air filters can work to reduce exposure to airborne particles carrying the coronavirus in indoor environments. Remember Station W. A. B in Atlanta, Sam Whitehead has more in a new report from the agency. Looking at the effectiveness of air filters. In a simulated setting for the report, CDC researchers simulated a conference room with four people. One of whom had covid 19. They found the presence of tube portable high efficiency particular air or Pepe filters that met standards set by the Environmental Protection Agency. Reduced exposure to simulated airborne particles by 65% exposure was reduced by up to 90% when all participants were masked. Researchers say portable HEPA filters can serve as an easy way to increase filtration of airborne particles in a room without modifying existing ventilation systems. The filters work best, they say, when places close to a room's occupants as possible. For NPR News. I'm Sam Whitehead in Atlanta, calling it a model for other large scale emergency shelters at the US border. Biden administration officials toured the facility in California today. To house migrant Children or by Health and Human services Secretary Javier Becerra comes amid complaints about some facilities. The shelter houses nearly 1400 Children at the Los Angeles County Fairgrounds in the city of Pomona. By the administration faces increased pressure to address concerns. Migrant Children have been languishing an unlicensed shelters rather than being quickly were reunited with their families. Oil was down seven cents a barrel to 75 16 a barrel. I'm.

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