NPR News: 09-04-2019 10PM 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 jeanine herbst rain bands from hurricane dorian already soaking parts of north and south carolina. It's got morgan of south carolina. Public radio has more on what's happening in that state or county emergency management director randy webster is urging residents along the state's northernmost shores to evacuate wait as soon as possible strong winds are expected across the entire county wants the storm reaches myrtle beach and webster says to expect a host of issues during and after the storm's brunt torrential eventual rainfall again flash flooding and the possibility of tornadoes everybody no matter where you are in county around the world needs to be heating all this information it'd be planning webster says very few residents in evacuation zones have actually left emergency shelters in the county are almost empty for n._p._r. News i'm scott morgan in conway south carolina. The storm is expected to lash several states up through virginia storm. Surges are also a concern. The national hurricane center says they could be several feet high meanwhile in the bahamas. The prime minister says the death toll has now risen to at least twenty as search and rescue efforts. Get underway way. The u._s. is now offering rewards to anyone who can help stop iran from selling oil. The financial times is reporting that the state department's point person has been reaching out directly to the captains of oil tankers. N._p._r.'s michele keleman reports u._s. special representative brian hooks as the state department is offering rewards and stepping up sanctions in a bid to break what he calls an oil for terror network run by iran's revolutionary guard corps the has been running an illicit sit petroleum shipping network over the last several months. This network has moved hundreds of millions of dollars worth of illicit oil and financial times. James's hook sent an email to the captain of one ship offering money to take the vessel to a country that would impound it. Iran's foreign minister writes in a tweet having failed at the pirates the u._s. resorts to outright blackmail michelle kellerman n._p._r. News the state department google will pay one hundred seventy million dollars to settle allegations that its subsidiary youtube violated the privacy rights of children and here's arthur show hani reports according to the federal trade commission and the new york attorney general google and youtube allegedly collected data on kids by tracking users who viewed channels directed at kids like pepe pig youtube failed to notify defy parents or get their consent violating law that protects children's privacy and youtube then earned millions of dollars by using the data to target ads to kids in a blog post. The head of youtube said it will begin to limit data collection on anyone watching children's content so presume. It's a kid and youtube will stop personalized sliced ads on. This content are shahani n._p._r. News asian markets are trading higher the nikkei in japan up nearly two percent. This is n._p._r. The schools roads water and maintenance facilities. Those are some of the one hundred twenty seven military construction projects. The pentagon will cut in order to transfer transfer three point six billion dollars to pay for one hundred seventy five miles of wall along the us mexico border about half the canceled projects are in the u._s. The others sir at military installations around the world defense secretary mark asper is approved the transfer of funds tuesday congress approved one point three billion dollars for wall construction in this year's budget far less than the five point seven billion dollars. The white house wanted michigan governor. Gretchen whitmer is ordering the state health department to draft emergency rules van flavored e cigarettes but as michigan public radio's recruiter reports her power is limited governor whitman emergency rules can only last six months to a year but her public health chief says there is a crisis because young people are drawn to nicotine laced flavors such as strawberry bubblegum and popcorn and vaping products doctor joe naked naked dune is michigan's public health executive. She says it's a growing problem as teens and twenty. Somethings become addicted to nicotine and for many of them. A flavored liberty cigarette is what they use initially public. Health groups applauded the announcement. A spokesman for the vaping industry says court challenges are likely if the governor's order order survives the challenges michigan would be the first state to successfully banned flavored vaping products for n._p._r. News i'm rick luda in ann arbor michigan wall street it higher by the bell the dow and the s&p five hundred up about one percent the nasdaq up one point three percent. I'm janine herbst n._p._r. News in washington this. This message comes from n._p._r. Sponsor comcast business gig fueled network solutions that help businesses go beyond the expected to do the extraordinary sorry comcast business beyond fast learn more at comcast business dot com.

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