NPR News: 08-15-2019 1PM ET


This message comes from n._p._r. Sponsor xfinity some things are slow like a snail races. Other things are fast like xfinity x. by get get fast speeds even when everyone is online working to make wifi simple easy awesome more at xfinity dot com restrictions apply live from n._p._r. News in washington. I'm lakshmi singh. Israel plans to block entry to congresswoman rashida to leave ilhan omar they a planned visit this weekend but israel reverse course after president trump suite or tweet criticizing the two freshman democrats israeli radio quotes israel's deputy foreign minister sir saying the government refused to allow entry to quote those who reject our right to exist in the world end quote to leave and omar both muslims say their argument is with israel's else treatment of palestinians. They've supported a boycott which israel views as an attempt to challenge. The jewish state's existence. The british mediterranean territory of gibraltar has released an iranian oil tanker impounded early last month despite a last minute request by the u._s. Which wanted to seize the vessel. N._p._r.'s joanna kakissis reports from istanbul iran's ambassador to the u._k. Hamid by edina shod tweeted at the u._s. was trying to block the release of the tanker called the grace one by edina. It added that the u._s. Has now faced quote a miserable defeat. The grace one was seized by gibraltar authorities and the british royal may be on july fourth it was carrying iranian crude oil but britain claims was headed to syria in violation of european union sanctions iran called the seizure an act of piracy it retaliated created by seizing a british flagged oil pinker in the strait of hormuz on july nineteenth gibraltar say they want to de escalate tensions with iran joanna uh-huh anna kisses n._p._r. News is stan bowl six philadelphia. Police officers are now out of the hospital after being wounded in an hours long standoff with a gunman on men prosecutors say murray hill who has long criminal history faces enough charges to potentially send him to prison for the rest of his life hill allegedly barricaded it'd himself in a home in north philadelphia and opened fire on the officers as they attempted to serve a narcotics warned. You're listening to n._p._r. News <hes> a friend of the gunman who killed nine people in dayton. This month will be back in federal court. Ethan collies expected to find out whether he'll he'll be released on bail to await trial on charges not directly related to the deadly attack. W._a._s._o.'s april leslie has more at a hearing wednesday. A federal judge said he was was reluctant to release twenty-four-year-old collie who was charged with lying about his drug use on a federal form in order to acquire firearms the f._b._i. Also alleges cawley provided body armor and other items used in the dayton attack citing when he called collies serious mental health issues. The judge said calling may still pose a threat to others defense attorney. Nicotera caneira says his client doesn't need to remain in custody signed. A form purchased a handgun <hes>. That gun wasn't using any type of violent offense. I don't have a concern. This hearing is expected to focus on where kali would live if released for n._p._r. News i'm april leslie. This is n._p._r. The world health organization warns measles outbreaks are spreading rapidly around the globe. Lisa sean reports from geneva that the w._h._o. Has recorded boarded roughly three hundred sixty five thousand cases of measles so far this year the highest number since two thousand six the w._h._o. Reports misinformation and skepticism about the measles vaccine continue to have a big impact in some communities and countries but spokesman christian. Linda myer says they aren't the only reasons why parents don't tim united their children against this killer disease. More important is also on the access to healthcare services the access to drugs to quality healthcare availability also conflict and displacement of people w._h._o. Reports there's been a nine hundred percent rise in measles cases awesome sub saharan africa while the united states has recorded the highest number of cases in more than twenty five years for n._p._r. News i'm lisa shlein nine in geneva stocks again moving higher a day after wall street witnessed a major sell off on rippling fears about a slowing global economy economists you johnson says one factor factor for that was yields on ten year treasury notes briefly inverted reflecting and investors prefer more in return for short term government bonds over long term ones the inversion in has signaled eight recessions and there's only been seven so it's given a false signal once since nineteen sixty five and seven other times. Let's give him a very accurate signal. So that inversion that inversion alone is what's really worried a lot of professional traders. The dow is up seventy two point.

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