NPR News: 03-17-2019 4PM ET

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Support for this podcast and the following message. Come from Comcast business having the nation's largest gig speed network was just the start. Now, they're providing gig fueled apps and solutions that exceed expectations and help businesses perform Comcast business beyond fast. Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Barbara Klein in Christ's church. New Zealand hundreds more police officers are on patrol after Friday's mass shootings that left fifty people dead NPR's. Rob Schmitz reports residents are responding with support for the Muslim community. The city of four hundred thousand is known as the garden city of New Zealand and nowhere was resident support for its Muslim community more obvious than in front of the city botanical gardens where thousands of bouquets of flowers candles and letters line the walls Christ resident Imelda curtain visited the shrine Sunday morning feeling numb fitness feeling angry. They have all of these feelings. Guilt. Shane, but the overriding one is compassionate love for the Muslim community, and you can see that here. And that is the only thing to push out the hate nearby. Volunteers helped hundreds of grease stricken Muslim families cope with the tragedy. Rob Schmitz and perr news Christ Church acting White House chief of staff. Mick Mulvaney, says any. Attempt to tie President Trump to the suspected New Zealand mosques shooter is absurd in a long extremist anti-immigrant screed, the accused gunman praise Trump as a symbol of renewed wide identity and common purpose Mulvaney tells Fox News Sunday, the president has taken an appropriate stand against white supremacists. Using the president's stand up for religious liberty individually review. The president is not a white supremacist. I'm not sure how many times we have to say that and to separate disciplines asked the question every time something like this happens overseas or even to mystically to say, oh my goodness. It must somehow be the president's faults speaks to a politicisation of everything that I think is undermining sort of the institutions that that we have in the country today. Trump has been frequently criticized for some statements considering them Islamic phobic or racist, including calling white supremacists. In Charlottesville, Virginia counter-protestors rescue efforts continue in southeastern Africa. After a devastating cyclone left. More than one hundred people dead sixty five in Zimbabwe alone. Ishmael fick was in the capital, Harare, and reports dozens are still missing and the death toll could rise booze. Imbaba misery is trying to reach people but cannot access sit in areas where bridges ABI swept away and roads are impossible. President Emmerson Mnangagwa who left the country Saturday only three day working visit to the United Arab Emirates is according to a ministry of information tweet cut his trip short to make sure he's involved directly with the national response. For NPR news. I'm Ishmael fund equa- in Harari French aviation. Investigators say they've successfully downloaded data from the two black boxes of the airliner that crashed a week ago in Awda SABA, thousands attended a mass funeral for the one hundred fifty seven people who died in the crash. This is NPR. Flooding in parts of Nebraska, Iowa was kansin is forecast to continue for several days. The rain has stopped but warm temperatures and heavy rain or melting snow and that'll continue to push rivers and creeks over their banks Parisians ventured out to look at the damage from yesterday's violent yellow vest protests. NPR's Eleanor Beardsley reports French attitude seemed to be turning against the yellow vestiges. Sixty year old Dominique Migo is taking a picture of a charred news kiosk. She grew up near the Schanzer LIZA and says seeing it this way mix her heart. Heavy suppo sues. Supllies horrible says. But I think it's mostly hooligans not yellow esters who did this damage. Still be go says she was out Saturday and saw some yellow Buster's happy about what was going on like many friends. She says she no longer supports the movement's newspaper. Lou Parisiennes Sunday cover read one sack too many with a picture of demonstrators throwing a rock through a window. President Emmanuel Macron cut short a ski vacation to return to Paris for a crisis meeting. The French government is preparing a new law to crack down on violent protesters. Eleanor Beardsley NPR news Paris. British Prime Minister Theresa may is scrambling again to win parliament's support for her Brexit deal after lawmakers moved last week to delay the divorce she seeking approval for a plan. She can take to e you leaders on Thursday in return for more time. She's warning. It'll be a potent symbol of parliament's collective political failure. I'm Barbara Klein NPR news.

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