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Support for NPR and the following message. Come from Subaru featuring the all new three row ascent with seating for up to eight and a choice of second row. Captain's chairs love is now bigger than ever. Learn more at Subaru dot com. Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Jack Speer. A federal judge heard arguments from a lawyer for the president today regarding a congressional subpoena that seeks Trump's financial documents. The house oversight committee is requesting records from an outside accounting firm, while the president's lawyers are seeking to halt the process NPR's Timoc has more from district court in Washington. The lawyer representing Donald Trump's interests argued that the congress was trying to engage in law enforcement activities, and that subpoenas must be linked to a specific legislative agenda. Judge ameet Mehta seemed skeptical of disarmament and pointed out that since eighteen eighty not a single cases found that congress has over stepped on subpoenas. The lawyer for the house of representatives set that the president's view reflected a quote, fundamental misunderstanding of the system set out by the constitution. The judge said a may eighteenth deadline for any final comments from either side and seemed inclined to make a. Prompt decision after that to MAC NPR news, Washington, attorney general William bar is working with CIA director Gina hospital and the director of national intelligence, Dan Coats, look at intelligence methods used during the Russia investigation. That's according to a report by the Associated Press. A person familiar with the matter the person could not discuss the matter publicly requested anonymity. Bars. Reportedly appointed John Durham, the US attorney Connecticut to lead the inquiry similar investigations by the Justice Department's inspector general and another US attorney or said to be winding down another athletic coaches, pleading guilty and the elaborate college admissions game. Lord Janki is the former soccer coach at the university of southern California. Kirk Kerr has of member station W GBH report. She's now the fourth coach to plead guilty in the case. Laura Janke admits she accepted at least one hundred and thirty thousand dollars in bribes funneled from a phony charity to a soccer camp to create fake athletic profiles for the children of rich. Parents. Those profiles helped applicants get admitted to USC and other schools as recruited athletes for sports, they didn't even play in federal court in Boston. The thirty six year old calmly pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit racketeering. She's been cooperating with prosecutors and could testify against others charged in the case, including actress Laurie Lachlan and her husband Jaiqi faces twenty seven to thirty three months in prison in exchange for cooperation prosecutors recommend a sentence at the low end for NPR news. I'm per in Boston Glading fight between the US and China when it comes to trade is causing increased anxiety for the nation's farmers Jimmy buyer soybean farmer in the upper mid west says, the current situation is causing quote a little bit of panic in his words, while it appears most farmers will be able to get financing the need for spring planting. Agricultural officials say more federal aid could be needed for farmers by the fall on Wall Street today, the Dow was up two hundred seven points. This is NPR. Generations of fans are remembering the legendary comedian, Tim Conway he died today after a long illness eighty-five over the last fifty plus years audience has got to know Conway's communiqu versatile for civility in the film and television and bears. Mentally ill Barco says Conway's. Biggest roles from the Carol Burnett show to SpongeBob squarepants got some of the biggest laughs on the Carol Burnett show in the nineteen sixties and seventies. Conway was known for trying to make his co stars break character and laugh, especially Harvey Korman in one sketch Conway played an elderly man in a clock. Shop telling Cormon about the different models. Got some in Rome Austrailia all in the shape of cool wall. He was born Thomas, Daniel Conway in Ohio, and he took the name Tim when he joined the Steve Allen show in the early nineteen sixties is specialized in portraying goofy sidekicks on TV from his role on Mikhail's navy one nineteen sixty two to the Carol Burnett show to the voice of barnacle boy on SpongeBob. Squarepants Monday Barco NPR news for newly released studies soda taxes put in place in municipalities in an effort to curb obesity. Definitely cut consumption of Sagredo, soft drinks. But whether they've had any influence on health remains an open question research published in the journal of the American Medical Association finds that after the city of Philadelphia and posts such attacks two thousand seventeen prices for soft drinks, rose and consumption fell. But it's not clear whether there was a corresponding effect on weight loss or general health, cordola features closed up oil rising, seventy four cents a barrel to settle at sixty one seventy eight a barrel in New York. I'm Jack Speer. NPR news in Washington.

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