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Magnitude 6.9 earthquake strikes northeastern Japan

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00:51 sec | 1 year ago

Magnitude 6.9 earthquake strikes northeastern Japan

"Saturday by a magnitude seven earthquake that shook buildings in tokyo and triggered a sue. Nami advisory for the northeast coast officials. Say there is no major damage. Three minor injuries were reported. Avoca leonard has more from tokyo. The quake struck off northeastern japan in the same area as the great two thousand eleven earthquake local media reported three foot soon nami waves in miyagi prefecture and roughly two hundred homes were without power in tokyo. The shaking lasted about twenty seconds and startled the large crowds out celebrating the start of cherry blossom season. This quake comes a month after a similar one in the area injured dozens of people and a little over a week. After the ten year anniversary of the great east japan earthquake that killed more than fifteen thousand for npr news. I'm abigail leonard in tokyo. You're listening

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"abigail leonard" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

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03:27 min | 1 year ago

"abigail leonard" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died last week at the age of 87. Louisville Police have arrested a man who say They say shot two police officers last night. The shooting took place during protest that broke out after it was announced that none of the three officers involved in Briana Taylor's death. Will face criminal charges for killing her safety Wolf of member station W. F B L reports, tensions remain high in the city. Louisville's intern, police chief said Lorenzo Johnson was arrested and charged with two counts of first degree assault and 14 counts of wanton endangerment directed toward police. He declined to say whether the alleged gunman was a protester. Meanwhile, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer called for calm. Violence is not the answer and destruction is not the answer. Public safety and the work for racial equity and justice can and must co exist. The two officers are expected to recover. Louisville, Please said they made 127 arrests related to the protest. This is NPR. The Security Council debate about covert 19 turned into a diplomatic shouting match. Today We have details from NPR's Michelle Kelemen, the US ambassador to the U. N. Kelly Craft is blasting her colleagues for what she describes as they focus on political grudges at a U N Security Council meeting on the pandemic, You know shame on each of you. I am astonish and I'm disgusted. By the content of today's discussion. She defends the Trump administration's response to covert 19 and its decision to pull out of the World Health Organization, insisting that China should be held to account China's ambassador accuses Thie US of trying to blame others for its own failings. Michelle Kelemen NPR news The State Department, This is NPR. Florida prosecutors air dropping a misdemeanor charge against New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, who was accused of paying a massage parlor for sex. The judge had blocked prosecutors from using video against craft that was captured on camera secretly installed by police at the orchids of Asia spot, the court ruled the camera's violated customers right to privacy. Japan's new prime minister is calling for a reset to the country's relations with South Korea. Abigail Leonard has details from Tokyo. Prime Minister Yoshihide Asuka announced that he told South Korean President Moon July in their countries need to repair damaged relations, and he said he wants to work together to counter the threat of North Korea. The issue has become a top priority for Suba, who also sent South Korea a conciliatory letter last week on the day he took office. The two countries have a long history of friction that flared up recently, Korea demanded compensation for laborers forced to work for Japan during World War two. Japan, then remove South Korea from a list of preferred trade partners. For NPR News. I'm Abigail entered in Tokyo. In the latest economic data out today for the U. S. Sales of new homes rose by 4.8% in August, reaching a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.1 million units again. Reported today by the Commerce Department follows steep declines in March and April when Cove in 19 infection spread across the country. The Dow is up 223 points. This is NPR.

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Suspected gas leak in northern Japan injures more than 15 people

Morning Edition

00:38 sec | 2 years ago

Suspected gas leak in northern Japan injures more than 15 people

"Fire officials in northern Japan are investigating the cause of an explosion at a restaurant that left more than 15 people injured today. Is Abigail Leonard. Reports from Tokyo People reported smelling natural gas before the blast. The blast was likely caused by gas leak at a shabu shabu hot pot restaurant. Local fire officials tell NPR they have not confirmed the source of the leak, but said witnesses reported smelling gas before the explosion. Officials also say that the most seriously injured people are two women in their forties who are still conscious. The blast was so powerful it reportedly shattered a window in an elementary school almost 1/4 mile

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WNYC 93.9 FM

03:55 min | 2 years ago

"abigail leonard" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"The Centers for Disease Control Have signed a letter citing structural racism as a reason for covert 19 disproportionately affecting people of color. NPR's Nina Simons stuff in the letter talks about the disproportionate impact of cove it on people of color that CDC should declare racism as a root cause of those disparities. And then, it says, Yet CDC must clean its own house first in a statement to NPR, the CDC acknowledges director Robert Redfield has received the letter and has responded. The CDC says it is committed to ensuring staff can openly share their concerns. The 17 sailors. Four civilians have been taken to the hospital after a fire broke out aboard the USS Bonham Rashard at Naval Base. San Diego from member station KPBS Mat Hoffman reports that officials don't yet know what sparked the fire. A Navy spokesperson says the fire started just after 8 30 Sunday morning with 160 sailors on board. The amphibious assault ship was undergoing maintenance and did not have any aircraft on the vessel. Some sailors and civilians were taken to the hospital and treated for non life threatening injuries. Navy officials say the rest of the crew was evacuated from the ship and is accounted for of the ship is still burning, and Navy officials have moved. Other nearby vessels. This is NPR news. Governor of Japan's Okinawa Island is demanding that the U. S military doom or to control the Corona virus outbreak on American bases there. Abigail Leonard has more from Tokyo. More than 60 Marines at two bases have been infected since last week, according to local officials. The military says the bases are now on lock down. But Okinawa's governor, Denny Tamaki, told the top U. S commander that was not enough and called in the military to stop bringing new personnel from the U. S. He also expressed concern the outbreak could spread. Pointing to Fourth of July parties servicemembers hosted around the island and the military's decision to quarantine service members at local hotels. In a statement, the Marines said they were taking additional protective measures and restricting off base activities. Okay, now host more than half the U. S troops in Japan and their presence has long been a source of tension with the community. For NPR News. I'm Abigail Leonard in Tokyo. China says it's banding entry to four U. S officials over their criticism of the ruling party's policies toward minority groups and people of faith. Band includes US senators Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz, Congressman Chris Smith and religious freedom. Ambassador Sam Brownback appears to be in retaliation for sanctions on four Chinese officials, including the leader of the northwestern region, where more than a 1,000,000 members of Muslim minority groups have been taken to what China calls re training centers. I'm Giles Snyder. This is NPR news. And this is WNBC in New York at 7 33 Good morning. I'm David first heading up to a high of 85 this afternoon. It's 72 degrees now in Central Park. Alternate side parking suspended through Sunday. Parking meter rules are in effect. As elected officials deliberate how to reopen schools this fall. The head of a national teacher's union says students belong in classrooms. Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, Says schools can reopen safely at about 50% capacity if they have covert precautions in place, And she says 76% of the teachers in her union agree Prepared to go back to school buildings because they know it's really important for kids. There are learning loss and for all the social emotional things that we do for kids. Weingarten spoke on John Katzman TD's radio show Yesterday. She says she served on a committee advising Governor Cuomo on a school reopening plan and is optimistic he will take her recommendations. 72 degrees, now high of 85 this afternoon with partly sunny skies and a chance for a few afternoon showers..

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The Latest: Japan's Olympics minister reaffirms no delay

Morning Edition

00:58 sec | 2 years ago

The Latest: Japan's Olympics minister reaffirms no delay

"President trump has talked with Japan's prime minister about that country's plans to host the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo Abigail Leonard reports Japanese Olympic officials are insisting on holding the games despite global concern about the corona virus pandemic the call came after trump suggested Tokyo delay the Olympics for year during the call prime minister Ali reportedly described the steps depends taken to control the virus that includes shutting schools and introducing a stimulus package with about fifteen billion dollars to help affected businesses afterward president trump tweeted that all they had done a quote incredible job and that the Olympic Stadium was magnificent their discussion happened as Japanese parliament finalized a bill to allow hobby to declare a state of emergency for coronavirus and Japan's foreign ministry also issued new travel alerts including one for the state of Washington the first such warning about the U. S. for NPR news I'm Abigail Leonard in

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Japan does not expect cancellation notice from Olympic panel, minister says

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00:37 sec | 2 years ago

Japan does not expect cancellation notice from Olympic panel, minister says

"Meanwhile Japan and now has over a thousand reported cases of corona virus but the country's Olympics minister says she doesn't expect the summer's games there to be canceled Abigail Leonard has more from Tokyo minister Seiko Hashimoto said the topic of cancellation didn't even come up at the latest meeting with the international Olympic committee so she thinks the games will go forward as planned in July one Olympic organizer has said a final decision must be made by may losing the game to be economically devastating the country has been preparing for the last seven years and has already spent an estimated twenty six billion

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"abigail leonard" Discussed on NPR News Now

NPR News Now

04:37 min | 2 years ago

"abigail leonard" Discussed on NPR News Now

"Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Shay Stevens. A candlelight. Vigil was held near Fort Worth Texas last night. For Two people gunned down during a Sunday. Church service as a arrays. Christopher commonly reports it was the first gathering of members of the West Freeway Church of Christ since the attack will supporters. There's prayed and sang outside the church. The congregation inside gathered for the first time in the sanctuary since the shooting. The point of the vigil. The organizing pastor said head was to stand in opposition to the idea that bloodshed inside. A place of worship is the new normal even as it feels increasingly common and into hold tight to the idea that. What's actually normal? Is People coming together. In shared humanity purser Connolly reporting investigators in New York found anti Semitic material at the home of the man charged with stabbing five people during a Hannukah celebration. North of New York City prosecutors say a bloodstained Michetti was also recovered from the suspect's vehicle. Grafton Thomas is being held without bond after pleading not guilty to five counts of attempted murder and one count of burglary. He faces says hate crime charges as well. The weekend attack was among a series of recent violent incidents targeting Jews a challenging year for the Federal Reserve is coming to a close. WHO's a Steve? Bucknor reports central bank is hoping for more tranquillity in two thousand twenty fed chairman Rome Powell and his colleagues had to endure unrelenting Clinton pressure and criticism from the White House while trying to navigate the shifting currents of an economy buffeted by global trade and other risks even after they reverse three of the four interest rate hikes may last year. President trump pushed the independent central bank to cut rates more approaching next year Fed officials project. Jack no change in rates amid moderate economic growth and low inflation but as powerless cautioned monetary policy is not on a preset course so rates could move either way depending on how economic and financial conditions unfold for NPR news. I'm Steve Bucknor Secretary. Jerry State Mike Pompeo says the trump administration still believes north. Korea's leaders can be convinced to get rid of their nuclear arsenal pompeo says the US is monitoring the North's actions and says the year draws to a close today is the deadline that Pyongyang said for the US to ease its position. Installed denuclearization talks the north claims that carried out to test tested a long range. Missile Facility earlier this month Iraq's prime minister's condemning. US Air strikes that killed at least twenty five people. Protesters gathered today outside the US embassy compound in Baghdad U S airstrikes targeting Iranian backed militias at an Iraqi military base. Were carried out Sunday in response to a rocket attack that killed an American contractor at a US outpost last week you're listening to NPR news. Afghan officials are blaming the Taliban for Monday's pre-dawn attack in the country's north the attack and jaws. John left at least fourteen people dead and at least fifty five five others injured. It followed a spate of other deadly attacks in the region on Sunday. The attacks come amid negotiations with the Taliban on withdrawing most the US forces from Afghanistan a Taliban spokesman says the group is considering a ceasefire Nissan's former chief. Carlos Goan has left Japan cam where he still facing charges of financial misconduct. Abigail Leonard has more from Tokyo. Gong confirmed he's in Lebanon but he did not say how how he was able to leave Tokyo where his bill conditions prohibited international travel. Local news report said immigration authorities had no record of him leaving going released a statement saying he would quote no longer be held hostage by a rig Japanese justice system. He has consistently rejected charges that he used company funds to pay for his lavish lifestyle. Going going grew up in Lebanon and has Lebanese citizenship as well as French and Brazilian. He's so popular in Lebanon. The country issued a postage stamp with his image on it in two thousand seventeen gene and because Lebanon does not have an extradition treaty with Japan. It's unlikely he'll be forced to return for NPR news. I'm Abigail Leonard in Tokyo. The Roman Catholic think diocese in Charlotte. North Carolina has published a list of fourteen clergy members. It says have been critically accused of child sexual abuse. A statement on the diocese website. Aside says all fourteen were removed years ago or die before allegations were made. I'm Shay Stevens N._P._R.. News in Washington..

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"abigail leonard" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

01:42 min | 2 years ago

"abigail leonard" Discussed on KQED Radio

"Downtown Tokyo on a route similar to the one and per Naruhito's father Akihito took when he assumed the throne in nineteen ninety but instead of writing in a rolls Royce this time they used at Toyota center converted the breed is part of a weekend long celebration of now he does ascension to the throne in may the first event was an evening ceremony in front of the imperial palace traditional take drummers played for the crowd of thirty thousand then the new emperor himself addressed the audience sucking so create a surgeon he'll call nine he pledged to stay close to the people and expressed sympathy for the residents of areas impacted by the deadly typhoon last month for NPR news I'm Abigail Leonard in Tokyo a cyclone hit southwestern Bangladesh with winds nearing seventy five miles per hour local reports say two people died hundreds of thousands of people in low lying areas have been forced from their homes the storm is also expected to affect parts of northeastern India India's Supreme Court Saturday ruled in favor of Hindus in a dispute over religious site in the northern part of the country this clears the way for the construction of a Hindu temple something Hindu nationalists have been demanding for more than a century the court ruled five acres of land be given to Muslims to build a mosque he did not specify where I'm Nora Raum NPR news in Washington support for NPR comes from NPR stations other contributors include the Andrew W. Mellon foundation guided by the belief that the arts and humanities are essential to the well being of diverse and democratic societies learn more at Mellon dot org and the any.

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Japan's new Emperor Naruhito takes the Chrysanthemum Throne

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00:53 sec | 2 years ago

Japan's new Emperor Naruhito takes the Chrysanthemum Throne

"Japan's new emperor takes the throne Tuesday in a coronation tradition that dates back to the seventh century Abigail Leonard has more from Tokyo amber Naruhito has already taken the throne as the one hundred and twenty six Japanese emperor but at this ceremony help make his grand debut before an audience of two thousand among them international dignitaries including Britain's prince Charles US transportation secretary Elaine Chao and Saudi Arabian crown prince Mohammed bin Salman Naruhito will wear a traditional dark orange robe said to be the color of the sun and its highest point and proclaimed himself emperor then prime minister Shinzo Ave will lead three bonsai tears for him the government is set to spend about a hundred and fifty million dollars on the ceremony and other related events that's strong criticism from some here who say they contain religious elements and violate the separation of church

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Typhoon Hagibis Could Match Fury of 1958 Storm That Killed 1,200 in Japan

All Things Considered

00:33 sec | 2 years ago

Typhoon Hagibis Could Match Fury of 1958 Storm That Killed 1,200 in Japan

"Japan is bracing for a powerful typhoon as Abigail Leonard reports the storm threatens to call the heaviest rain and strongest winds that Tokyo has seen in some sixty years the Japan meteorological association is predicting that typhoon head of this which is set to hit this weekend will be the most powerful typhoon to hit Tokyo since nineteen fifty eight the so called super typhoon is the equivalent of a category five hurricane and it comes as parts of Japan are still recovering from a typhoon that hit last month which killed three people and left nearly a million without

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"abigail leonard" Discussed on KCRW

KCRW

02:06 min | 3 years ago

"abigail leonard" Discussed on KCRW

"Dot com slash joined and hurry the under I've ends on Tuesday night. live from NPR news in Washington I'm Amy held the trump administration is defending the president's decision to revoke California's authority to set its own car emissions standards California's had a federal waiver to set its own it tougher standards since the passage of the clean air act of nineteen seventy transportation secretary Elaine Chao spoke at a press conference today no state has the authority to opt out of the nation's rules and no state has the right to impose its policies on everybody else in our whole country California governor Gavin Newsom tells NPR that state officials are confident there on firm legal ground in Japan executives from Tokyo electric power company were cleared of charges that they failed to prevent the two thousand eleven Fukushima nuclear disaster Abigail Leonard reports from Tokyo the company's former chairman and two executives have been charged with failing to implement proper safety measures leading to the deaths of forty four people and nearly two hundred billion dollars in cleanup costs but the judge said in order to hold the executives criminally liable lawyers would have had to prove it was possible to predict tsunamis like the one that caused the disaster and he said it was not clear the company could have acted in time to prevent a meltdown. trump's picked to be the next labor secretary Eugene Scalia is testifying at his Senate confirmation hearing this morning Alex the cost of the previous labor secretary step down in July this is NPR from KCRW on cherry laser with state and local headlines governor Gavin Newsom has signed into law a controversial bill known as H. E. B. five that's expected to change the employment status of more than a million workers in California capital public radio's Randall why it looks at what comes next a B. five is best known for how it would affect the gig economy is drivers for uber and lift will no longer be classified as independent contractors but it touches several other industries including truck drivers health aides and janitors as employees.

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"abigail leonard" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

02:26 min | 3 years ago

"abigail leonard" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"Pretty straight with may I think add water to see what's going on with you what's happening to the likes testing missiles but we never restricted short range missiles we'll see what happens many nations best of missiles Japan is concerned about North Korea launching two more missiles into the waters between the countries Abigail Leonard has more from Tokyo Japanese defense minister Takeshi why I said that north Korea's missile launches were a clear violation of UN resolutions and could not be ignored this was the seventh launch since president trump and north Korean leader Kim Jong un met in June and they dim the prospect of further talks US envoy on North Korea Stephen beacon was in Seoul this week trying to get negotiations going again the launch comes just after South Korea told Japan it would no longer share military intelligence because of ongoing tensions between the country's defense minister you why are called the decision regrettable and said Seoul failed to appreciate the growing security threat posed by North Korea for NPR news I'm Abigail Leonard in Tokyo a special prosecutor in Chicago we'll look into the case involving former empire actor jussie Smollett Michael Quente reports from member station WBEZ a judge appointed Daniel web yes special prosecutor to determine if any wrongdoing took place by cook county state's attorney Kim fox fox abruptly decided to drop charges against my leg who is accused of staging a racist anti gay attack against himself well like claims two masked men beat him and looped a noose around his neck back in January but authorities allege small it paid to black friends to stage the attack Webb says he won't be influenced by previous decisions about the case I am not going to accept any view this case whatsoever I'm gonna start fresh and we'll see where it goes Webb says he has not decided whether he will seek a statement from small lad for NPR news on Michael pointing in Chicago a jury in Clearwater Florida Friday night found a white man guilty of manslaughter in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man in the convenience store parking lot the defendant had argued unsuccessfully that he was justified because of Florida's stand your ground law he could be sentenced to serve as long as thirty years in prison this is NPR news from Washington the commerce department reports the sales of new homes in the U. S. fell twelve.

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"abigail leonard" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

02:55 min | 3 years ago

"abigail leonard" Discussed on KQED Radio

"That story just ahead on morning edition now it's N. P. R. news on a Tuesday I'm KQED live from NPR news in Washington I'm David Mattingly it's official former London mayor Boris Johnson will be the U. K.'s next prime minister Britain's Conservative Party announced today Johnson's won the race to replace outgoing prime minister Theresa may Johnson thanked his supporters pledging to unite the country and complete brexit by the October deadline they want quality that one person has a monopoly of wisdom but if you look at the history of the last two hundred years of these parties existence you will see that is we conservatives who had the best insights I think into human nature may will formally leave office tomorrow her unsuccessful attempts to win a deal in parliament on the UK's exit from the European Union led to her resignation South Korea says its military planes fired hundreds of warning shots today at a Russian military plane it says twice violated its airspace Russia denies doing so NPR's Michael Sullivan has more from Seoul the defense ministry says it scrambled fighters to intercept the Russian plane once it entered south Korean air space the defense ministry says two Chinese planes also violated its aerial identifications own soul plans to issue a formal protest to both countries later Japan scrambled fighter jets to intercept Russian and Chinese military bombers it says were flying over an island claimed by Japan and South Korea this is NPR news days after Iran's revolutionary guards seized a British oil tanker in the strait of for moose Japan says it has no plans to join the US led coalition to protect ship traffic off Iran Abigail Leonard reports from Tokyo the announcement comes after US national security adviser John Bolton met with top Japanese defense ministers in Tokyo and reportedly asked Japan to send its navy to help secure shipping routes near Iran chief cabinet secretary usually he does to go said Japan was sticking to its decision to stay out of the coalition for now most of Japan's oil passes through the disputed area but the point troops abroad is highly controversial in Japan which has not fought overseas since World War two prime minister Shinzo Ave has made it clear the before taking military action he wants to try to reduce tensions between the US and Iran by other means for NPR news I'm Abigail Leonard in Tokyo FBI director Christopher ray testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee this morning a day before former special counsel Robert Muller goes before two house committees Miller will be questioned about his four hundred forty eight page report on Russian interference in the twenty sixteen election the justice department is instructing Mahler not to expand beyond his findings a private funeral service.

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02:08 min | 3 years ago

"abigail leonard" Discussed on KQED Radio

"At least forty five people were injured the demonstrators were attacked following a large March the end of a Lacy peas annual convention is underway in Detroit Quinn Klinefelter with member station W. D. E. T. reports the end of a lazy piece as talking to the ten thousand people attending the convention is like reaching out to black voters in general house speaker Nancy Pelosi will address the convention and most of the leading democratic candidates for the White House will participate in a forum just a week before the party holds its next presidential debate in Detroit president trump says he also wanted to be there but was prevented by scheduling conflicts and a reluctance to take part in a question and answer session this is NPR news from Washington the head of the international atomic energy agency has died you key on mono was seventy two years old a cause of death for the former Japanese diplomat was not released a mono led the U. N. nuclear watchdog for the past decade Japanese prime minister Shinzo Ave is on pace to become the country's longest serving prime minister after winning reelection over the weekend as Abigail Leonard reports from Tokyo Iran will be high on our base of gender this week in talks with president trump's national security adviser all they ran on a platform of what he called a stable foundation in politics citing his handling of the economy and good relationship with president trump that message was enough to keep him in power but not enough to get his party the two thirds supermajority it needed to revise the pacifist constitution the first major foreign policy issue all they will confront in his new term is a request by US national security adviser John Bolton for help containing a run Bolton is visiting Japan this week and is expected to ask Japan to help the U. S. safeguard middle the shipping lanes but all they said at a news conference today the Japan wants to try to reduce tensions between the US and Iran before agreeing to send it to navy for NPR news I'm Abigail Leonard in Tokyo a bombing outside a hotel near the airport in Somalia's capital today has killed at least seven people the al Qaeda linked militant group al Shabab is claiming responsibility I'm Dave Mattingly.

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"abigail leonard" Discussed on KQED Radio

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03:49 min | 3 years ago

"abigail leonard" Discussed on KQED Radio

"I'm Mary Louise Kelley my conversation with Maria Bettina this afternoon on all things considered from NPR news. It's on the air this afternoon beginning at five running till six thirty K Q E D public radio coming up on morning edition on this Friday morning nomination for the nation's new Defense Secretary. At least the next person who's expected to serve in that position. Also in this next segment, airstrikes and medical facilities in northern Syria. Have increased in recent weeks coming up a look at whether this bombing strategy by the Syrian regime and its allies marks a new phase of the conflict. Michael state four thirty on K Q E D public radio. Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Dave Mattingly higher. US tariffs went into effect this morning on more than two hundred billion dollars worth of imports from China NPR's. Rob Schmitz says President Trump hike terrorist from ten percent to twenty five percent minutes after the terrified when into effect after midnight in Washington. China's commerce ministry issued a statement saying China deeply regrets that will have to take countermeasures against the US. It did not elaborate on what those measures would be President Trump's decision to proceed with increase came after round of trade talks in Washington failed to produce an agreement negotiations between the US and China are continuing today in Washington on Twitter this morning, President Trump says he's an absolutely no rush to finalize a trade agreement with Beijing. He characterizes the discussions as very congenial later today in Colorado to students accused of shooting fellow students at their school earlier this week are due back in court the attack left one student dead at eight. Others injured. Sam brash with Colorado public radio says prosecutors will be filing formal charges against the suspects. One student was killed in the shooting and eight others were injured. Both suspects were students at the school. Eighteen year old Devon Ericson is expected to face charges of first degree and attempted murder. There could be other charges as well. It's unclear if the other suspect who's juvenile will be charged as an adult the shooting occurred at stem school highlands ranch. South of Denver. This is NPR news. His Lomb state says it was behind last night suicide bombing at a market in Baghdad it killed eight people. Iraqi officials say the explosion went off in a Shiite neighborhood of solder city. More than a dozen people were wounded as Rockies were celebrating the holy month of Ramadan. South Korea's president says he believes the latest missile tests carried out by North Korea are likely Kim Jong UN's response to his second summit with President Trump it ended abruptly in Vietnam three months ago without a nuclear agreement in Tokyo. The Japanese government is emphasizing yesterday short range missile launches by North Korea violate U N resolutions at gale Leonard reports from Tokyo deputy chief cabinet secretary Kotaro Nagorny had harsh words for North Korea saying the launch violated United Nations sanctions that bar the country from engaging in any ballistic activity. It was the second test in less than a week and came just hours after a top US on boy arrived in South Korea. To try to restart nuclear negotiations. The missiles landed in water between Japan and North Korea. Japan's been advocating for tougher resolutions that would force peon Yang to abandon its ballistic and nuclear weapons programs and Japanese Prime minister, Shinzo Ave. Also recently suggested holding talks with North Korean leader, Kim Jong UN for what he called Frank discussions without preconditions for NPR news. I'm Abigail Leonard. Dow futures are off ninety three points this morning. I'm Dave Mattingly in Washington. Oh. Does.

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01:47 min | 3 years ago

"abigail leonard" Discussed on KCRW

"The US close for the Good Friday holiday. The markets in France, Germany, and the UK also closed in Asia stocks moderately higher and quiet holiday trading and from Washington. You're listening to NPR news. Authorities in Northern Ireland launched a murder investigation into the fatal shooting of a journalist during rioting last night in the city of Londonderry police say a gunman fired a number of shots leaving twenty nine year old Larum key dead. Police are calling the shooting a terrorist act and say the dissident group called the new era, a was most likely responsible house speaker Nancy Pelosi is leading a congressional delegation in Belfast for an event commemorating. The Good Friday accords police in Japan. Now, say woman and a girl on a bicycle were killed today. When a car plowed into a crowd at a busy intersection Tokyo at least eight others reportedly entered reporter Abigail Leonard is into Okeyo driver in his eighties. Struck the pedestrian crosswalk, then ran into a garbage truck flipping it on its side. The accident occurred near the crowded he Gashi Akira train station about forty three thousand passengers go through it every day traffic fatalities caused by elderly drivers in Japan increased. By nearly ten percent last year a. According to police data, that's likely the result of an aging population. Overall, Japan has five and a half million drivers over the age of seventy five and that number is expected to grow for NPR news, I'm Abigail Leonard. In Tokyo, President Trump is to make a state visit to Japan after crown prince or Akito takes the throne next month to succeed his father who is abdicating on may first. The White House says the president and the first lady baloney Trump will travel to Japan near the end of May President Trump has also to hold talks with the.

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04:17 min | 3 years ago

"abigail leonard" Discussed on KCRW

"Mississippi north to Ohio house speaker Nancy Pelosi says she's taking steps to increase security from Minnesota democratic congresswoman Ilhan, Omar this comes after President Trump re tweeted a video of Omar that appears to suggest she was dismissive of the September eleventh attacks since Trump's tweet Omar has gotten numerous threats to her life NPR. Susan Davis notes that Omar has previously angered some with her comments and earlier this year apologized for one social media comment. That was condemned as anti semitic. It's interesting on the democratic side. Because in this instance, I think you see so many more of her colleagues in our party coming to her defense. Sense that the president? And using these words and juxtaposing her image against the nine eleven attacks has in their words attempted to incite violence against her. And that her comments in the broader context of what she was saying with talking about overall, Muslim bigotry in the country following nine eleven, and that she sees herself as an activist against those forms of bigotry NPR's. Susan Davis this week attorney general Bill Vare is expected to give congress a redacted version of the special counsel's report on Russian interference in US elections NPR's Windsor, Johnston reports on growing anticipation of the report's release Democrats have attacked bars for page summary of the nearly two year investigation and argue that they need to see the complete report in order to draw their own conclusions bar who has pledged to be as transparent as the law. Allows says the findings are being scrubbed to exclude grand jury material and other. Details that may impede pending investigations NPR's Windsor, Johnston reporting more than eight years after the nuclear disaster at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant. Authorities in Japan are now taking a major step in its cleanup Abigail. Leonard has more from Tokyo over five hundred fuel units still need to be removed from the plant's reactors. They're sitting in so called cooling pools, which are not enclosed. So they're vulnerable. If there's another earthquake tsunami. Tokyo Electric Power company or TEPCO says its workers had started removing the first set of rods using a remote controlled crane operating under water to prevent radiation leaks. The process had been delayed for years by mishaps, high levels of radiation and radioactive debris TEPCO estimates. That extraction of all the rods will take another two years. Then they'll have to figure out how to remove the melted. Fuel from inside the reactor, which is expected to be even more challenging for NPR news. I'm Abigail Leonard. In Tokyo this. This is NPR. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo will talk today about his visit Latin America, he just visited four South American nation's and talked with their leaders about the deepening crisis in Venezuela. He's again demanded that Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, leave power Pompeo traveled to Venezuela's border with Colombia. That's where some three million Venezuelans have fled into Columbia facing food shortages and political unrest at home more than one in four teenagers say they have received a sexually explicit text. According to research published in the journal, pediatrics NPR's, Alison Aubrey reports. The researchers say parents may not be aware of the legal risks of sexting. Authorities can prosecute texting between teens and more than twenty states in the US and is texting sexual images has become more common. The authors say teens don't get enough education or support to help them understand just how problematic. This can be definitely parents are usually out. Out of the loop on this. That's pediatrician Victor Strasburger. He says many states have passed laws to decriminalize sexting. And he says when it's consensual it should not warrant law enforcement, the authors say the issue is better addressed by parents, teachers and caregivers Allison Aubrey NPR news gopher Tiger Woods is one is fifth masters tournament in a one shot victory. It's his fifteenth major tournament victory and is a dramatic comeback from injury. Now, there is speculation whether with his titles woods can equal or surpass golfer. Jack Nicklaus's record of eighteen major victories..

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"abigail leonard" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

04:17 min | 3 years ago

"abigail leonard" Discussed on KQED Radio

"Mississippi north to Ohio house speaker Nancy Pelosi says she's taking steps to increase security for Minnesota democratic congresswoman Ilhan, Omar this comes after President Trump re tweeted a video of Omar that appears to suggest she was dismissive of the September eleventh attacks since Trump's tweet Omar has gotten numerous threats to her life NPR. Susan Davis notes that Omar has previously angered some with her comments and earlier this year apologized for one social media comment. That was condemned as antisemitic it's interesting on the democratic side. Because in this instance, I think you see so many more of her colleagues in our party coming to her defense. Sense that the president? And using these words and injectables ING her image against the nine eleven attacks has in their words tempted to incite violence against her. And that her comments in the broader context of what she was saying was talking about overall, Muslim bigotry in the country following nine eleven, and that she sees herself as an activist against those forms of bigotry NPR. Susan Davis this week attorney general Bill VAR is expected to give congress a redacted version of the special counsel's report on Russian interference in US elections NPR's Windsor, Johnston reports on growing anticipation of the reports release Democrats have attacked bars for page summary of the nearly two year investigation and argue that they need to see the complete report in order to draw their own conclusions far who has pledged to be as transparent as the law. Allows says the findings are being scrubbed to exclude grand jury material and other. Details that may impede pending investigations NPR's Windsor, Johnston reporting more than eight years after the nuclear disaster at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant. Authorities in Japan are now taking a major step in its cleanup Abigail. Leonard has more from Tokyo over five hundred fuel units still need to be removed from the plant's reactors. They're sitting in so called cooling pools, which are not enclosed. So they're vulnerable. If there's another earthquake tsunami. Tokyo Electric Power company or TEPCO says its workers had started removing the first set of rods using a remote controlled crane operating under water to prevent radiation leaks. The process had been delayed for years by mishaps, high levels of radiation and radioactive debris TEPCO estimates. That extraction of all the rods will take another two years. Then they'll have to figure out how to remove the melted. Fuel from inside the reactor, which is expected to be even more challenging for NPR news. I'm Abigail Leonard. In Tokyo this. This is NPR. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo will talk today about his visit Latin America, he just visited four South American nation's and talked with their leaders about the deepening crisis in Venezuela. He's again demanded that Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, leave power Pompeo traveled to Venezuela's border with Colombia. That's where some three million Venezuelans have fled into Columbia facing food shortages and political unrest at home more than one in four teenagers say they have received a sexually explicit text. According to research published in the journal, pediatrics and PR's Allison Aubrey reports. The researchers say parents may not be aware of the legal risks of sexting. Authorities can prosecute texting between teens and more than twenty states in the US and as texting sexual images has become more common. The authors say teens don't get enough education or support to help them understand just how problematic. This can be definitely parents are usually out. Out of the loop on this. That's pediatrician Victor Strasburger. He says many states have passed laws to decriminalize sexting. And he says when it's consensual it should not warrant law enforcement, the authors say the issue is better addressed by parents, teachers and caregivers Allison Aubrey NPR news gopher Tiger Woods says one is fifth masters tournament in a one shot victory. It's his fifteenth major tournament victory and is a dramatic comeback from injury. Now, there is speculation whether with his titles woods can equal or surpass golfer. Jack Nicklaus's record of eighteen major victories..

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"abigail leonard" Discussed on KCRW

KCRW

02:47 min | 3 years ago

"abigail leonard" Discussed on KCRW

"Over the weekend. Prosecutors said they would not charge the officers in the shooting death of Stefan Clark, he was killed and his family's backyard. Well, holding a cell phone the Sacramento bee newspaper reports that among those arrested was one of its reporters. Another news photographer was shoved to the ground by a Sacramento officer during the protests and his camera. Broken a school board in southern Florida will vote later this morning on whether to fire superintendent, Robert Runcie board member Laurie Haddaf has advanced the issue after her daughter and sixteen other people were killed last year at the district's Marjory stoneman Douglas high school says other victims families also want him fired. Other board members say the deadly mass shooting was not caused by the superintendent. You're listening to NPR. The Justice department says attorney general William bar will not recuse himself from oversight of the special counsel. The agency says department officials advised bar against recusals during confirmation hearings. Democrats had objected to a memo bar wrote criticizing the special counsels work. Prosecutors in Japan have appealed the decision granting bail to former Nissan chairman Carlos Goan. He's been jailed for nearly four months, and it's not clear if you'll be released Abigail Leonard reports from Tokyo Tokyo district court set goals bail at one billion yen or about nine million dollars. Bail is rarely granted without a confession in Japan. But going agreed to round the clock video surveillance and electronic tagging to ensure he doesn't flee or tamper with evidence gone continues to deny charges that he understated his pay. And also used a Nissan subsidiary to cover personal trading losses. Gone who has Brazilian Lebanese. And French was one of the few foreign leaders of a major Japanese company earlier this year he called his arrest. The result of plot and treason by Nissan executives who opposed his plan to finalize a merger with French car company. Renault for NPR news, I'm Abigail Leonard. In tokyo. Researchers have published an article saying that British patients HIV is now undetectable following a stem cell transplant. Their findings are published in the journal nature. The researchers say it is too early to say whether the patient has been cured twelve years ago and American patient was treated with a stem cell transplant. His levels of HIV. Also remain undetectable. I'm korva Coleman. NPR news in Washington. Support for NPR comes from NPR stations. Other contributors include capterra for helping people find the right software for their business. From HR solutions to vacation rental software. Users can read reviews and compare products across hundreds of software categories, more at capterra dot.

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00:51 sec | 3 years ago

Carlos Ghosn Offers to Accept Camera Surveillance in Bid for Bail

"Prosecutors in Japan have appealed the decision granting bail to former Nissan chairman Carlos Goan. He's been jailed for nearly four months, and it's not clear if you'll be released Abigail Leonard reports from Tokyo Tokyo district court set goals bail at one billion yen or about nine million dollars. Bail is rarely granted without a confession in Japan. But going agreed to round the clock video surveillance and electronic tagging to ensure he doesn't flee or tamper with evidence gone continues to deny charges that he understated his pay. And also used a Nissan subsidiary to cover personal trading losses. Gone who has Brazilian Lebanese. And French was one of the few foreign leaders of a major Japanese company earlier this year he called his arrest. The result of plot and treason by Nissan executives who opposed his plan to finalize a merger with French car company.

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KQED Radio

02:28 min | 3 years ago

"abigail leonard" Discussed on KQED Radio

"Over the weekend. Prosecutors said they would not charge the officers in the shooting death of Stefan Clark, he was killed in his family's backyard. Well, holding a cell phone the Sacramento bee newspaper reports that among those arrested was one of its reporters. Another news photographer was shoved to the ground by a Sacramento officer during the protests and his camera. Broken a school board in southern Florida will vote later this morning on whether to fire superintendent, Robert Runcie board member Laurie Al Haddaf has advanced the issue after her daughter and sixteen other people were killed last year and the district's Marjory stoneman Douglas high school alad up says other victims families also want him fired. Other board members say the deadly mass shooting was not caused by the superintendent. You're listening to NPR. The Justice department says attorney general William bar will not recuse himself from oversight of the special counsel. The agency says department officials advised bar against recusals during confirmation hearings. Democrats had objected to a memo bar wrote criticizing the special counsels work. Prosecutors in Japan have appealed a decision granting bail to former Nissan chairman Carlos gone. He's been jailed for nearly four months, and it's not clear if you'll be released Abigail Leonard reports from Tokyo Tokyo district court set goals fail at one billion yen or about nine million dollars. Bail is rarely granted without a confession in Japan. But going agreed to round the clock video surveillance and electronic tagging to ensure he doesn't flee or tamper with evidence gone continues to deny charges that he understated his pay. And also used a Nissan subsidiary to cover personal trading losses. Gone who has Brazilian Lebanese. And French was one of the few foreign leaders of a major Japanese company earlier this year he called his arrest. The result of plot and treason by Nissan executives who opposed his plan to finalize a merger with French car company. Renault for NPR news, I'm Abigail Leonard. In Tokyo, researchers have published in an article saying that British patients HIV is now undetectable following stem cell transplant. Their findings are published in the journal nature. The researchers say it is too early to say whether the patient has been cured twelve years ago and American patient was treated with a stem cell transplant. His levels of HIV. Also remain undetectable. I'm korva Coleman. NPR news in Washington..

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"abigail leonard" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

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06:21 min | 3 years ago

"abigail leonard" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"WNYC? I'm Lance lucky down to twenty one degrees with wind chills between ten and fifteen around daybreak sunny near thirty today. Those wind chills will remain in the teens tomorrow, mostly sunny and thirty two then a chance of light snow toward midnight Saturday night with steady temperatures around twenty eight then clouds remain on Sunday around the freezing. Mark. This is WNYC FM HD and AM New York. Good morning. The partial shutdown of the government is now tied for the longest in US history. Federal workers are facing tough choices like whether the take money for their children's college five, it's morning edition from NPR news. President Trump says he's prepared to declare a national emergency to get a border wall. Does he have clear legal authority to do that? I'm Rachel Martin. And I'm David Greene. Also this hour here about a movement in west Africa, women taking control of their marriages and divorces and the man who may have led the FBI to drug kingpin, El Chapo. It is Friday January eleventh on this day in one thousand nine hundred seventy the Kansas City Chiefs one Super Bowl four in a huge upset cheese are one of eight teams left heading into this big. News is next. Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Dave Mattingly today marks three weeks since a partial shutdown of the federal government began hundreds of thousands of federal employees are going without a paycheck for the first time as the workweek comes to a close NPR's Windsor. Johnston says President Trump remains firm on his demand for congress to approve money for a border wall. Last part of a government spending plan talks broke down on Wednesday after democratic leaders once again refused to fund Trump's five point seven billion dollar demand for a border wall. The impasse has left more than eight hundred thousand federal employees furloughed or working with Alpay. Timothy Neftali is a professor of public service at New York University Americans are gonna look to each other and say, why are we doing this to the people who live inside are? Why are we sacrificing them? Why are we making it possible for them to pay their rent to meet their mortgage obligation? Why are we doing that in order to? The president can get his particular variation of border security. President Trump says the shutdown over border security is for a good cause and has encouraged federal workers to quote, keep going Windsor. Johnston. NPR news, Washington. Members of congress are marking one hundred days since the killing of Saudi journalist and Washington Post op Ed writer Jamal kashogi by calling for the protection of press freedoms around the world. We will not stand idly by not when Jamal kashogi is Lord to ruthless death. Not when journalists in Mexico was shot in the streets. Not one American journalist. Austin Thais is believed alive and held hostage in Syria. That's California Democratic congressman Adam Schiff speaking at an event yesterday on Capitol Hill kashogi was killed at the Saudi consulate and Istanbul. Last october. Nearly a dozen people in Saudi Arabia are now facing charges in connection with Kashoggi's death five or facing the death penalty. If convicted Nissan's former chairman Carlos gone is Faye. Facing more charges in Japan as Abigail Leonard reports from Tokyo gone has been under arrest since last November on charges of financial misconduct and under reporting his income going was charged today with further underreporting his salary and also transferring personal investment losses to Nissan. Prosecutors said he used company accounts to pay a Saudi businessman who helped him out of financial difficulties today would have been his last day of detention, but the new charges mean he'll probably be behind bars for months awaiting trial. Nissan is already severing ties. Cones lawyer said the company cancelled the lease on his Tokyo apartment going who is Brazilian Lebanese. And French was one of the few foreign leaders of a major deputies company before his arrest. He was planning a controversial merger between Nissan and French car company. Renault for NPR news and Abigail Leonard in Tokyo. Wall Street futures are higher this morning. This is NPR news from Washington. Thirties in Wisconsin are expected to have more to say today about thirteen year old Jamie cross she was found alive yesterday near the town of Gordon nearly three months after she disappeared. The teenager went missing after the bodies of her slain parents were found at the family's home in northwestern. Wisconsin about sixty five miles from Gordon they'd been shot to death shortly after the girl was found. A suspect was arrested the tech industry's largest annual conference wraps up today in the Vada NPR's. Emily Sullivan says executives with more than four thousand companies are showing off their newest products in Las Vegas from bread making robots to foldable television screens this year. CS highlights had more to do with user experience them groundbreaking technology and tech companies are continuing their push to bring artificial intelligence into your home. Google shared an upcoming feature that will allow voice assistant to translate conversations and over twenty. Languages Amazon's Alexa. We'll be able to join you on the road. It'll be integrated with the latest audio electric cars talking toilets pianos and garden umbrellas that can be connected to voice assistance, also made their debut. Emily sullivan. NPR news, Las Vegas stocks. In Asia ended the day mostly higher day after the chairman of the Federal Reserve suggested the fed will be patient with future hikes in US interest rates. The Dow added one hundred twenty two points yesterday or a half percent, the S and P five hundred and the NASDAQ also ended the day higher it marked five straight positive trading sessions on Wall Street. I'm Dave Mattingly. NPR news in Washington. Support for NPR comes from NPR stations. Other contributors include Sierra Nevada brewing company, family owned operated and argued over since nineteen eighty.

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"abigail leonard" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

03:29 min | 3 years ago

"abigail leonard" Discussed on KQED Radio

"I'm Dave Mattingly today marks three weeks since a partial shutdown of the federal government began hundreds of thousands of federal employees are going without a paycheck for the first time as the workweek comes to a close NPR's Windsor. Johnston says President Trump remains firm on his demand for congress to approve money for a border wall. Last part of a government spending plan talks broke down on Wednesday after democratic leaders once again refused to fund Trump's five point seven billion dollar demand for a border wall. The impasse has left more than eight hundred thousand federal employees furloughed or working without pay. Timothy Neftali is a professor of public service at New York University Americans are gonna look to each other and say, why are we doing this to the people who live inside our voice. Why are we sacrificing them? Why are we making it possible for them to pay their rent to meet their mortgage obligation? Why are we doing that in order that the president? Can get his particular variation of border security. President Trump says the shutdown over border security is for a good cause and has encouraged federal workers to quote, keep going Windsor. Johnston. NPR news, Washington. Members of congress are marking one hundred days since the killing of Saudi journalist and Washington Post op Ed writer Jamal kashogi by calling for the protection of press freedoms around the world. We will not stand idly by not when Jamal kashogi is Lord to ruthless death. Not when journalists in Mexico a shot in the streets. Not one American journalist. Austin Thais is believed alive and held hostage in Syria. That's California Democratic congressman Adam Schiff speaking at an event yesterday on Capitol Hill, could choke Jake was killed at the Saudi consulate and is Don Bill last October. Nearly a dozen people in Saudi Arabia are now facing charges in connection with Kashoggi's death five or facing the death penalty. If convicted Nissan's former chairman Carlos gone is facing more charges. In Japan as Abigail. Leonard reports from Tokyo Goan has been under arrest since last November on charges a financial misconduct and under reporting his income going was charged today with further reporting his salary and also transferring personal investment losses to Nissan prosecutor said he used company accounts to pay a Saudi businessman who helped him out of financial difficulties. Today would have been his last day of detention, but the new charges mean he'll probably be behind bars for months awaiting trial. Nissan is already severing ties. Cones lawyer said the company cancelled the lease on his Tokyo apartment. Go who is Brazilian Lebanese? And French was one of the few foreign leaders of a major Daphne's company before his arrest. He was planning a controversial merger between Nissan and French car company. Renault for NPR news and Abigail Leonard in Tokyo. Wall Street futures are higher this morning. This is NPR news from Washington. Authorities in. Wisconsin are expected to have more to say today about thirteen year old Jamie cross she was found alive yesterday near the town of Gordon nearly three months after she disappeared. The teenager went missing after the bodies of slain parents were found at the family's home in northwestern. Wisconsin about sixty five miles from Gordon they'd been shot to death shortly after the girl was found. A suspect was arrested the tech industry's largest annual conference wraps up today in the Vada NPR's. Emily Sullivan says executives.

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"abigail leonard" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

01:51 min | 3 years ago

"abigail leonard" Discussed on KQED Radio

"It's time. When deciding went to raise interest rates Powell told a Washington audience at the fed is unfazed by the criticism. It's been getting from President Trump. The stock markets reacted favorably. When Powell made similar remarks last week. You're listening to NPR news. Former Trump attorney and confident Michael Cohen says he's looking forward to testifying publicly before house committee next month. Cohen was sentenced last month to three years in prison over his pre-election hush money payments to a pair of adult entertainment stars who alleged they had pest sexual encounters with President Trump and for lying to congress and Japan. Prosecutors have indicted former Nissan chairman Carlos gone on to additional charges of financial misconduct for under reporting his salary as Abigail Leonard. In Tokyo reports Goan has been detained since arrest. In November going was charged today with further underreporting his salary and also transferring personal investment losses to Nissan. Prosecutors said he used company accounts to pay a Saudi businessman who helped him out of financial difficulties. Today would have been his last day of detention, but the new charges mean he'll probably be behind bars for months awaiting trial. Nissan is already severing ties. Cones lawyer said the company cancelled the lease on his Tokyo apartment and who is Brazilian Lebanese. And French was one of the few foreign leaders of a major deputies company before his arrest. He was planning a controversial merger between Nissan and French car company. Renault for NPR news and Abigail Leonard in Tokyo court market show, a comatose Arizona woman who gave birth last month was examined nearly nine months ago. But no pregnancy was reported Phoenix police are collecting DNA samples from male employees the healthcare facility where the patient has been.

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