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Magnitude 6.9 earthquake strikes northeastern Japan

NPR News Now

00:51 sec | 2 years 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 KCRW

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05:30 min | 2 years ago

"abigail leonard" Discussed on KCRW

"Makers, baseless objections and an insurrection by Trump supporters failed to change that result. It's morning edition from NPR news. Capital. Violence came on a day that Democrats added control of the Senate to the House and the White House. I'm Noel King, and I'm Steve Inskeep in this hour what to Senate races mean for Georgia and for the country? Also what is the rest of the world? Think of the attack on the capital? And we focus on the role of the Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell, soon to be out of power. It is Thursday. January 7th the anniversary of the first presidential election. George Washington one that electoral vote in 17 89. The news is next. Live from NPR news. I'm Janine Herbst. Hours after pro Trump rioters stormed the U. S Capitol building Wednesday, forcing evacuations from the House and the Senate Congress reconvened overnight and certified Joe Biden as the next president of the United States. President Trump later said there would be an orderly transition, though he still claims the false belief that he won the election. NPR's Mara Liasson has more. Ultimately, the violent protests might have backfired because the counting of the electoral college votes happen faster than we expected, and a lot of Republicans who had said they were going to object to the outcome of the election changed their minds. In the end, only six Republican senators voted to throw out those collectors slates. NPR's Mara Liasson. After authorities cleared the grounds of the Capitol, police found two pipe bombs and a cooler full of Molotov cocktails. Four people died in the insurrection. One woman shot by law enforcement three others who had medical emergencies. Meanwhile, the criticism of President Trump's role in inciting the protesters to storm the capital was sharp and bipartisan. And as NPR's Pam Fessler reports, there were numerous calls for his removal from office. Lawmakers place the blame for the violence squarely on the president's shoulders for his repeated and baseless claims that the election was stolen and his vow never to concede. Democratic Senator Dick Durbin said the mob was inspired by a president who could not accept defeat. Republican Senator Mitt Romney called the president a selfish man who had incited an insurrection. Vermont's Republican governor, Phil Scott, demanded that Trump either resign or be removed from office. The National Association of Manufacturers, a major business group, also suggested that the president be removed from office for inciting violence in an attempt to retain power. Pam Fessler, NPR News and Europe's leaders watched with alarm during the capital riot as Teri Schultz reports. Many called for calm, but few addressed President Trump by name. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg was among the first to react by Twitter. Shocking scenes in D. C, he wrote, the outcome of this Democratic election must be respected. European Union leaders added their concern You foreign policy chief Joseph Burrell said. Quote in the eyes of the World American Democracy tonight appears under siege. This is not America, you economic Commissioner Bella, gentle Oni. Just tweeted. A photo of the pro trump protesters and one word Shame. Swedish Prime Minister Stephanie Griffin is one of the only EU leaders who directed their remarks at the President. President Trump and many members of Congress have a great responsibility for what's happening now left unsaid. For NPR News. I'm Teri Schultz in Brussels, World financial markets, Asia markets closed and mixed territory. The Nikkei, the main market in Japan gained 1.6% the Hang Sang and Hong Kong was down more than a half percent. Your pre markets are trading mixed at last check. You're listening to NPR news. Japan has imposed a state of emergency as the country sees its largest surge of coronavirus cases. Since the beginning of the pandemic. Abigail Leonard has more from Tokyo. A month. Long state of emergency is for Tokyo and surrounding areas. The capital city has accounted for about half of all recent cases. It's not a full lockdown, but the government is asking residents to avoid non essential outings. It's also asking bars and restaurants to close by eight. Will receive about $600 a day. If they do and be named and shamed if they don't schools will remain open, though that's different from the first state of emergency back in April. Japan had been doing better than many other countries, and Prime Minister Yoshihide Asuka was reluctant to impose new restrictions. With cases spiking and his public support plummeting. He relented for NPR news. I'm Abigail Leonard in Tokyo. In India more protests over the deregulation of farm markets today as tens of thousands of farmers on tractors occupied a stretch of highway leading into New Delhi. Prime Minister and Orender Modi's government has held talks with the farmer's offering concessions on the three laws that passed last year to bring private investment into the country's antiquated agricultural markets. But the farmers are demanding that the laws be rescinded in complete, totally a totality. They've been camped out on a freeway near New Delhi for more than a month now. Was futures contracts are trading higher, adding to Wednesday's gains. Dow futures contract up about 1/10 of a percent NASDAQ futures contract up more than a half.

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04:45 min | 2 years ago

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"That electoral vote in 17 89 news is next. Live from NPR news. I'm Janine Herbst. Hours after pro Trump rioters stormed the U. S Capitol building Wednesday, forcing evacuations from the House and the Senate Congress reconvened overnight and certified Joe Biden as the next president of the United States. President Trump later said there would be an orderly transition, though he still claims the false belief that he won the election. NPR's Mara Liasson has more. Ultimately, the violent protests might have backfired because the counting of the electoral college votes happen faster than we expected, and a lot of Republicans who had said they were going to object. To the outcome of the election changed their minds. In the end, Only six Republican senators voted to throw out those collectors lates NPR's Mara Liasson after authorities cleared the grounds of the Capitol, police found two pipe bombs and a cooler full of Molotov cocktails. Four people died in the insurrection. One woman shot by law enforcement three others who had medical emergencies. Meanwhile, the criticism of President Trump's role in inciting the protesters to storm the capital was sharp and bipartisan. And as NPR's Pam Fessler reports, there were numerous calls for his removal from office. Lawmakers place the blame for the violence squarely on the president's shoulders for his repeated and baseless claims that the election was stolen and has vowed never to concede. Democratic Senator Dick Durbin said the mob was inspired by a president who could not accept defeat. Republican Senator Mitt Romney called the president a selfish man who had incited an insurrection. Vermont's Republican governor, Phil Scott, demanded that Trump either resign or be removed from office. The National Association of Manufacturers, a major business group, also suggested that the president be removed from office for inciting violence in an attempt to retain power. Pam Fessler, NPR News and Europe's leaders watched with alarm during the capital riot as Teri Schultz reports many call for calm, but few addressed President Trump by name. NATO's secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, was among the first to react by Twitter. Shocking scenes in D. C, he wrote. The outcome of this Democratic election must be respected. European Union leaders added their concern. You foreign policy chief Joseph Burrell said. Quote in the eyes of the World American Democracy Tonight appears under siege. This is not America, you economic Commissioner Bella, gentle Oni. Just tweeted. A photo of the pro trump protesters and one word shame. Swedish Prime Minister Stephanie Griffin is one of the only EU leaders who directed their remarks at the president. President Trump and many members of Congress have a great responsibility for what's happening now, Lifton said. For NPR News. I'm Teri Schultz in Brussels. World financial markets, Asian markets closed and mixed territory. The Nikkei, the main market in Japan gained 1.6% the Hang Sang and Hong Kong was down more than a half percent. European markets are trading mixed at last check. You're listening to NPR news. Japan has imposed a state of emergency as the country sees its largest surge of coronavirus cases. Since the beginning of the pandemic embargo. Leonard has more from Tokyo. A month. Long state of emergency is for Tokyo and surrounding areas. The capital city has accounted for about half of all recent cases. It's not a full lockdown, but the government is asking residents to avoid non essential outings. It's also asking bars and restaurants to close by eight. Will receive about $600 a day. If they do and be named and shamed if they don't schools will remain open, though that's different from the first state of emergency back in April. Japan had been doing better than many other countries, and Prime Minister Yoshihide Asuka was reluctant to impose new restrictions. With cases spiking and his public support plummeting. He relented for NPR news. I'm Abigail Leonard in Tokyo. In India more protests over the deregulation of farm markets today as tens of thousands of farmers on tractors occupied a stretch of highway leading into New Delhi. Prime minister and render A Modi's government has held talks with the farmer's offering concessions on the three laws that passed last year to bring private investment into the country's antiquated agricultural markets. But the farmers are demanding that the laws be rescinded in complete, totally a totality. Have been camped out on a freeway near New Delhi for more than a month now. Was. Futures contracts are trading higher, adding to Wednesday's gains, down futures contract up about 1/10 of a percent. NASDAQ futures contract up more than a.

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"abigail leonard" Discussed on 90.3 KAZU

90.3 KAZU

04:58 min | 2 years ago

"abigail leonard" Discussed on 90.3 KAZU

"She Swiss bacteriologist Alexandra Yes, sir, at his final resting place in southern Vietnam. Revered in Vietnam. He's much less well known in Europe. But Alexander Yes, sir, earned his place in the history books. He discovered one of the most lethal bacteria in human history, the tiny bacillus of the dreaded bubonic plague. Working and a straw heart armed with just a microscope. His methodical mind worked hard within a few days, where in the human body to look for the plague bacteria. So who was Alexander? Yes, San on. Why did this pioneering scientist and up in Vietnam join me in my guests for the forum coming up after the BBC news? Life from NPR News. I'm Shea Stevens Authorities, responding to Wednesday's riot in the nation's capital say they found explosives at three locations around Washington, D. C. Four people died in the chaos at the U. S Capitol and more than a dozen officers were injured. NPR's Brian Mann. Reports D. C. Metro Police chief Robert Conte says his officers recovered firearms and other weapons as they fought to restore order to pipe bombs have been recovered One pipe bomb from the DNC another pipe bomb from the RNC. Cooler from a vehicle with with a long gun it that also included Molotov cocktails. This also was on the grounds of the United States Capitol. Speaking to reporters, Conte said to police officers remain hospitalized, one after being dragged into the pro trump crowd and beaten More than 50. People were arrested yesterday and D. C. Mayor Morial Bowser said an effort is underway to identify others who stormed the capital Ryan Man NPR News, president elect Joe Biden is condemning the pro trump riot. Heighten is also urging President Trump to step down for encouraging extremists. Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar says she's drawing up articles of impeachment to have trump removed from office. Ah joint Session of Congress to count the electoral college votes is in recess, while the House and Senate debate an attempt by 80, Pennsylvania Republicans seeking to overturn election results in that state. Here's vice President Mike Pence, But GOP Pennsylvania Congressman Scott Perry for reason. Does the gentleman from Pennsylvania rise. Mr President, Sadly but resolutely, I object to the electoral votes of my beloved Commonwealth of Pennsylvania on the grounds of multiple Constitutional infractions that they were not under all of the known circumstances regularly given the U. S. House and Senate voted down an attempt to overturn Biden's victory in Arizona. Political leaders in Europe watched with alarm yesterday during the U. S Capitol riot as Teri Schultz reports, many called for calm, but few address president Trump by name. NATO's secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg, was among the first to react by Twitter. Shocking scenes in D. C, he wrote, the outcome of this Democratic election must be respected. European Union leaders added their concern You foreign policy chief Joseph Burrell said. Quote in the eyes of the World American Democracy tonight appears under siege. This is not America, you economic Commissioner Bella, gentle Oni. Just tweeted. A photo of the pro trump protesters and one word Shame. Swedish Prime Minister Stephan Griffin is one of the only EU leaders who directed their remarks at the President. President Trump and many members of Congress have a great responsibility for what's happening now left unsaid. For NPR News. I'm Teri Schultz in Brussels in pre market trading. U. S futures are higher following mixed trading yesterday. This is NPR news. British judges refusing to allow Julianna songs to be extradited to the United States. It is also denying bail for the Wikileaks founder Asan. She's been jailed in Britain since 2019 is to remain in custody while the courts consider an appeal by U. S authorities. He's facing espionage charges over Wikileaks publication of secret military documents a decade ago. Japan has imposed a state of emergency as the country sees its largest surge of covert 19 cases. Since the beginning of the pandemic. Abigail Leonard has more from Tokyo. The monthlong state of emergency is for Tokyo and surrounding areas. Capital City has accounted for about half of all recent cases. It's not a full lockdown, but the government is asking residents to avoid non essential outings. It's also asking bars and restaurants to close by eight. Will receive about $600 a day. If they do and be named and shamed if they don't schools will remain open, though that's different from the first state of emergency back in April. Japan had been doing better than many other countries, and Prime Minister Yoshihide Asuka was reluctant to impose new restrictions. With cases spiking and his public.

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Suspected gas leak in northern Japan injures more than 15 people

Morning Edition

00:38 sec | 3 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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The Latest: Japan's Olympics minister reaffirms no delay

Morning Edition

00:58 sec | 3 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

Morning Edition

00:37 sec | 3 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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Japan's new Emperor Naruhito takes the Chrysanthemum Throne

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00:53 sec | 4 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 | 4 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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Carlos Ghosn Offers to Accept Camera Surveillance in Bid for Bail

Morning Edition

00:51 sec | 4 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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