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Boxing Superstar Manny Pacquiao Announces Run for Philippines President
"Star manny paki out. Says he'll run for the president of the philippines next year he was nominated today by faction within the ruling party. The forty two year old pack house serves in the philippines senate. I'm barbara klein npr news.
Thousands Protest Coronavirus Lockdowns in Australia
"Demonstrators poured into the streets of Sydney and other cities to protest lockdown restrictions. Coronavirus cases in Australia are climbing. I'm Barbara Klein.
Duke and Duchess of Sussex Welcome Baby Girl
"Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Megan and Prince Harry have a second child Little bet Diana Mountbatten Windsor, named after Queen Elizabeth and Princess Diana. Was born Friday. I'm Barbara Klein. NPR
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"I'm Barbara Klein, the head of Belarus is. National airlines says airspace restrictions on the carrier are despicable. Several EU countries are banning the airline after Belarus Ian President Alexander Lukashenko forced a commercial flight to land in his country last week so that he could arrest a dissident journalist. Us is reimposing sanctions. The Air Force is investigating and report the troops in charge of nuclear weapons. Put secret information onto digital flash cards. NPR's Geoff Brumfield reports. The report came from an open source research group known as Belling Cat. It showed that simple Google searches of nuclear weapons related terminology turned up the cards. They were likely created by personnel on air bases in Europe who were guarding nuclear weapons. The cards include secret passwords, security protocols and even possible locations of nukes. Jeffrey Lewis is a nuclear weapons scholar at the Middlebury Institute. If someone had wanted to try to compromise, one of those weapons to get access to them on those flash cards are a pretty good head start. The flash cards were probably created so that troops could practice for tests. In a brief statement, the Air Force said it was investigating quote the suitability of the information on the flash cards. Geoff Brumfield. NPR NEWS Washington Congressional negotiations over an infrastructure package are expected to extend beyond this weekend. Even though President Biden had said he wanted to see progress between the two sides By Memorial Day, NPR's Mara Liasson has the latest, the two sides are still far apart. The president has shaved his original $2.2 trillion infrastructure bill down to $1.7 trillion of new spending. Republicans have offered about $928 billion, mostly of repurpose funds from covert relief programs or money that's already been appropriated. The two sides are also far apart on how to pay for infrastructure. The White House and Democrats want to raise taxes on corporations and individuals making over $400,000 a year. The Republicans want to rely on user fees and adding to the deficit. Still, both sides are reluctant to be seen as the ones who broke off. Bipartisan talks. Mara Liasson NPR News in Philadelphia, Eric Riddick is spending his first full day in freedom. He was released from prison yesterday after nearly 30 years of being held for a murder that evidence shows he did not commit, Riddick tells ABC News. His release comes at a time. Of greater possibility for all these years to rectify my wrongful conviction. What my freedom at the time wasn't this season. So today is testimony that justice is definitely a season. This is NPR. North Korea's state media's reporting. Hundreds of orphans are now volunteering for manual labor and coal mines, farms and construction projects, saying they have wisdom and courage in the prime of their youth. Reports aren't specifying the age of the orphans but say they've graduated from Middle school's Pyongyang has long been accused of using forced child labor. Next month's summer solstice is being celebrated early in New York City. NPR's Quil Lawrence reports this weekend brings the so called Manhattan henge effect. The grid pattern of Manhattan streets has at least one thing in common with Egyptian temples, much U. P Choo and Stonehenge that is alignment with the path of the sun. Four times a year, The setting or rising sun will frame itself perfectly between the skyscrapers of Manhattan streets, providing an incredible sight or photograph or selfie in the middle of 42nd Street, for instance. Crowds have been known to gather and tourists travel to the city just for the event. This weekend is the setting Sun Manhattan henge, which will happen again in July, according to the Farmer's Almanac, which is a good thing because according to the weather report, this weekend is going to be cloudy and pouring rain. Well. Lawrence NPR NEWS New York Ask prices this Memorial Day weekend are the highest in seven years. Production and delivery aren't keeping up with rising demand. As many Americans resumed travel, the national average is just over $3 a gallon..
Jordan king's half-brother accused in plot to 'destabilise' kingdom
"From NPR news. I'm Barbara Klein, Jordan's deputy prime minister says a coup plot has been foiled and accuses former Crown Prince homes have been Hussein King Abdullah's half brother. Of working with foreign parties to destabilize the country. Journalist Rennes weighs in Amman says Hamza's released a video saying he's under house arrest, he said that all communication Was cut off the Internet tow us cut off and that he his security was revoked his security and his family's security as well. He talked about corruption in the country on the failure off reform on the deterioration of institutions and Jordan as well. Several
Trump heads to Georgia to boost Republicans in Senate run-off elections
"NPR news. I'm Barbara Klein. President Trump heads to Georgia this evening for a campaign rally with two Republican senators competing and run off elections in January as NPR's Tamara Keith reports. Trump's visit comes as his campaign files another lawsuit. Disputing is lost to President elect Joe Biden. Republican senators Kelly Leffler and David Perdue are both on the ballot in January and how their races turnout will determine which party controls the U. S. Senate as Joe Biden enters the White House and well, they've moved on to the next race. President Trump is still fighting November's results. His campaign filed a new suit in Georgia Friday. And Trump has been berating the state's Republican governor on Twitter. The Republican candidates are somewhat hamstrung as they make their case They should be arguing that they'd provide a check on a president Biden But they have to go along with Trump's fiction that he still has a chance to win. Biden says he plans to travel to Georgia before the election is
Women's Marches Being Held In Washington, D.C., Cities Nationwide
"Of people are expected together in the nation's capital today for a socially distanced women's march on Washington, one of several rallies planned across the country today. To encourage people to vote and to protest the nomination of Amy Cockney Barrett to the Supreme Court. The rally's air expected to be shorter and time to reduce the spread of the Corona virus. I'm Barbara Klein. NPR news.
Supreme Court to have Barrett confirmation hearing in Washington DC this week
"News. I'm Barbara Klein, President Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Amy Cockney, Barrett is vowing to rule based on law, not her personal views. In prepared remarks released today ahead of her Senate confirmation hearing that begins tomorrow. Barrett also says courts are not designed to right every wrong in public life. NPR's Windsor Johnston reports It's expected to be a bitter four day process. Judge Barrett is likely to face a barrage of questions, including issues and cases involving abortion, specifically the landmark Roe vs Wade decision. Senate Democrats are also likely to press her on whether a justice Barritt would recuse herself from a potential election dispute. Post November Georgetown law professor Paul Butler would judge here it would choose herself. There's not much binding law about when injustice should recuse herself. The Supreme Court level, It's pretty much up to her. Barrett is also certain to face questions about the affordable care act. The high court is set to hear a challenge to the law next month. Windsor Johnston. NPR NEWS Washington
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"I'm Barbara Klein. President. Trump says he'll nominate a woman this week to succeed the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the U. S. Supreme Court. Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden says Senate Republicans should do the right thing by waiting till after the election to consider a successor and vows to nominate a black woman. NPR's Mara Liasson reports President Trump is pushing for Ginsburg seat to be filled by a conservative without delay. Joe Biden says. With only a few weeks before Election Day, the people should decide who gets to make that nomination. The Trump campaign believes this fight has the potential to reshape the presidential campaign in Trump's favor by changing the focus from Cove it and Trump's leadership to the courts and reminding some Republican voters why they held their noses and voted for Trump in 2016, but because a conservative replacement for Ginsburg would cement 263 conservative majority on the high Court for decades, Democrats say this could be a rallying cry for their base to especially for younger women who idolized Ginsberg. Mara Liasson NPR news More than two dozen major fires are still burning across California. Among them is a wildfire north east of Los Angeles that NPR's Joel Rose reports is being stoked by strong winds. The Bobcat fire has burned close to 100,000 acres and his only 15% contained, officials say. Already one of the largest wildfires in Los Angeles County history and continues to threaten the Mount Wilson Observatory in the San Gabriel mountains and surrounding communities. Nearly 19,000 firefighters are battling 27 major fires across California. State officials say containment is improving, but they cautioned that warm conditions continue across most of the state. Since the beginning of the year, wild fires have burned over 3.5 million acres in California. Five of the seven largest fires in state history have occurred in 2020 Joel Rose. NPR news Federal regulators are loosening Corona virus restrictions on visitors at nursing homes there where outbreaks have slowed. Blake, Farmer of member station W. PLN reports. The new guidelines don't just allow for in person visits. In some cases, they require it many nursing home residents have gone months without a hug from their loved ones, so the new federal guidelines make it easier to meet the criteria for in person visits. If nursing homes have gone 14 days without a case among staff for residents, CMS Administrator Seema Verma says they need to accommodate indoor visits. You're in an area of the country where there.
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"I'm Barbara Klein. Democratic leaders and White House officials are back and talks on Capitol Hill trying to negotiate another round of pandemic relief. NPR's Susan Davis reports, The two sides are still at odds over how much it should cost. Pelosi told reporters that she believes the middle ground is around a $2 trillion top line cost. The House approved back in May, a $3 trillion bill that Republicans say cost too much. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has outlined a $1 trillion plan that Democrats say does too little if we could do that, if we take down a trillion And they added trillion will be within range, Pelosi said. Republicans rejected that offer. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and White House chief of staff Mark Meadows are spending the afternoon on Capitol Hill to continue talks. Susan Davis. NPR NEWS Washington In the meantime, the Labor Department says employers added 1.8 million jobs in July. That's far fewer that were added in June, but it signals the job market continues to improve. The unemployment rate now stands a 10.2% officials at the video sharing APP Tic TAC say they're shocked that President Trump issued an executive order that effectively bans the service in the U. S. As NPR's Bobby Allen reports. Tic Tac says the White House has deprived the company of due process and will turn to courts for help. A legal challenge by TIC Tac is likely after Trump invoked emergency economic powers to cut all ties with the Chinese own company. The administration says TIC TAC shares Americans data with Beijing based parent company Bite Dance, which officials view as a national security threat. Tic TAC now says the White House is ignoring the fax, including that Tic Tac says it has walled off American data from Chinese authorities. Tic TAC also says the executive order quote sets a dangerous precedent for the concept of free expression and open markets. Meanwhile, Microsoft is continuing talks to acquire the U. S assets of TIC Tac, Ah, potential deal that appears as if it would satisfy the Trump administration. Bobby Allen. NPR NEWS SAN Francisco In southern India. A passenger plane with about 190 people has crash landed at an airport. Police say At least 16 people are dead. NPR's Lauren Frayer has details. It was an Air India express flight from Dubai. The plane skidded off the runway at Southern India's cozy code airport. It was dark during the monsoon season and was raining heavily. The runway there is on a plateau with Deep gorges on either side, making it difficult to land. Footage from the scene shows rescuers and passengers running around in the dark, with the plane's fuselage split in two Regular commercial flights to and from India have been halted during the pandemic, but this was part of a government program to repatriate Indian stranded abroad. Millions of Indians live and work in the Gulf. Lauren Frayer. NPR NEWS This is NPR. Crews in Lebanon have pulled out more bodies from the rubble of Beirut's port demolished by massive explosions at an ammonium nitrate warehouse Tuesday. More than 150 people are confirmed dead. Dozens are missing. The rate of Corona virus infections is going up in most European Union countries and travel barriers. Air going up a swell is Teri Schultz reports from Brussels. The EU is urging governments not to enact a second wave of border closures. Many regions in Europe have been put back on their neighbours. No go lists as new outbreaks of Corona virus spread. European Commission spokesperson October Jean says A letter was sent today to national leaders urging them not to take unilateral decisions, emphasizing the importance of avoiding a second wave off uncoordinated actions that use internal borders. Imposing measures by regions is seen as an alternative to closing national borders completely as was seen during the first wave of infections. Germany and the Netherlands, for example, are requiring anyone who travels to Belgium's hard hit Antwerp area to go into quarantine for 14 days. The number of Belgian Corona virus patients in intensive care has doubled in the last month. For NPR News. I'm Teri Schultz in Brussels. Prints go. Scowcroft, The.
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"News. I'm Barbara Klein. The number of jobless claims has dipped nearly 1.2 million people filed for unemployment benefits last week. That's 249,000 fewer applications from the week before Congress has yet to approve assistance for millions who are out of work. Door knockers from the U. S. Census Bureau are fanning out. Two more parts of the country today is NPR's handsy Lo Wang reports. They're targeting households that have not yet filled out a 2020 census form. Workers from the Census Bureau are wearing face coverings and trying to conduct socially distance interviews outside of homes in Washington, D C. Delaware, New Hampshire Island. Most in New York and other areas and the sense sphere says counting will end in less than two months and roughly four of 10 households right now nationwide have not yet participated in the count. NPR's Hansi Lo Wang Health officials in China say they've confirmed hundreds more new Corona virus infections in the western region of Xinjiang since mid July. NPR's Emily Fang says much of the region is now sealed off. More than 17,000 people are now in quarantine because of close contact with a confirmed case travel into and out of the region has been restricted. Xin Jiang has detained hundreds of thousands of ethnic, weaker Muslims and other ethnic minorities or the last four years. And relatives of those detainees fear the virus could infect densely packed prisons there. This is NPR news from K C. R W I'm Cherry Glaser. With this local news update. The state's Employment Development Department has been struggling to process the tsunami of applications for unemployment benefits. From Californians who've lost their jobs. Now, more than 60 state lawmakers from both sides of the aisle have sent a letter to Governor Gavin Newsom calling for changes at the agency needs. Mary Franklin Harvin has the story. The letter follows last week's tense assembly oversight hearing where e. D D admitted to more than a 1,000,000 outstanding claims and that they have no clear plan to resolve most of them. Newsome has announced a strike team to look into issues at the agency. But some lawmakers are skeptical that it will actually help. So they've asked the governor to institute immediate payments to applicants and allow for retroactive certification for those benefits. As they wait to be paid. Many Californians also face a likely end to the states eviction moratorium within weeks, and even those who are getting payments have reduced pandemic assistance starting this month. That's Mary Franklin Harvin reporting from KQED in San Francisco. The Southern California gas company is taking the state to court. This case here. W's Matt Dillon reports the utility claims the California Energy Commission did not fulfill its legal obligation to promote natural gas. The story starts back in 2013 when lawmakers and then governor Jerry Brown proved the Natural Gas Act legislation required the Energy Commission to look for ways to highlight the benefits of natural gas as an energy source every four years. According to the Times. The first report issued by the commission was lengthy coming in at more than 100 pages. When it issued another one last year. It was a 22 page addendum to a different bit of energy policy. So Cal Gas, the nation's largest gas utility, takes issue with that, in its lawsuit claims the 22 page appendix does not tout the benefits of gas and actually highlights ways to minimize and phase out the fuel. The Energy Commission hasn't commented. The lawsuit comes at a time when communities across California and the country are exploring ways to wean off of fossil fuels Southern California gas.
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"Barbara Klein to NASA astronauts are back on Earth after their capsule splashed down off the coast of Pensacola, Florida just minutes ago splashdown and means NPR's Nell Greenfield voice reports the success of this test flight. Is a milestone for both NASA and Space six. The last time any NASA astronauts came home by splashing down was in 1975. They were in an Apollo capsule. This time the astronauts were in a capsule owned by Space six, The company has been taking cargo to and from the international space Station for NASA for years. Now, it's shown its capsules Khun Safely carry people and NASA is already assigning astronauts to future space six flights that will blast off from Florida. That's a big change for almost a decade After retiring at space shuttles, NASA has had to buy seats for its astronauts on Russian space Capsules. Nell Greenfield VOICE NPR news Key players in the Trump administration and Republicans in the Senate are still arguing with House Democrats over another round of federal aid tied to the Corona virus pandemic. NPR's Dave Mystics reports There's been some progress as a result of weekend talks in Washington on the next round of stimulus spending. The Democrats and Republicans still disagree over how much to enhance unemployment benefits. Republicans proposed an additional $200 weekly unemployment benefit, while House Democrats say they're sticking with their $600 proposal. Here's Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on ABC is this week We proposed a one week extension at $600 so that while we negotiate a longer term solution At least all those people don't lose their money. And.
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"From NPR news I'm Barbara Klein Russian officials are dismissing a report that Moscow offered bounties on US troops in Afghanistan calling it nonsense as NPR's Lucian Kim reports Russia's foreign ministry says the story was planted by U. S. intelligence agencies citing US intelligence officials The New York Times reported Friday that Russian military operatives had offered Islamic militants bounties on US and allied forces fighting in Afghanistan the Russian foreign ministry responded with an angry statement issued to state news agencies the ministry said the story demonstrates the low intellectual faculties of the propagandists at U. S. intelligence the foreign ministry also accused U. S. intelligence of involvement in drug trafficking in Afghanistan and of trying to hobble the attempts of Russian and US diplomats to end the fighting there Lucy and Kim NPR news Moscow the governor of Texas has ordered all bars to shut down again after a surge in new coronavirus infections over the past several days meanwhile the U. S. Supreme Court has rejected a request by the Texas Democratic Party to expand access to the state's mail in voting program during the pandemic Ashley Lopez of member station K. U. T. reports Texas has one of the most restrictive ballot by mail programs in the country it's currently only open to people over sixty five out of town in jail and not convicted or people who are disabled and will most states have been working to expand access to mail ballots during the pandemic Texas officials have not Texas Democrats argue the program discriminates against people under sixty five because they will have to choose between risking their health and exercising their right to vote despite the fact that the court rejected this particular bit justices can still take up a separate request from Texas Democrats to hear the case before the presidential election in November for NPR news I'm Ashley Lopez in Austin Georgia's governor has signed a hate crimes bill into law amber heard of member station WHB E. reports the proposal moved quickly through the state legislature following national outrage over the shooting death of Ahmad armory the hate crimes bill have been stalled in the legislature for more than a year but armory staff pressured lawmakers on both sides of the aisle to pass it quickly governor Brian Kemp called the killing a horrific hate filled act we saw and justice with our own eyes Georgians protested to demand action in state lawmakers rose to the occasion the man in jail for a breach death allegedly used a racial slur after shooting him while our previous jogging in coastal Georgia the law strengthens penalties for those who commit crimes against someone because of their race gender or sexual orientation Georgia passed a hate crimes bill in two thousand but it was overturned by the state's Supreme Court as too vague for NPR news I'm ever hurt in Atlanta this is NPR and this is WNYC in New York on Shawn Carlson several people in Paterson New Jersey including two elected officials have been charged with voter fraud in the city special election in may the state Attorney General says Paterson council vice president Michael Jackson councilman elect Alex Mendez and two others deliver ballots they were not supposed to Joe Melancon echo is the editor of the Paterson press or elections went through all the ballots eight twenty per cent were rejected for a whole variety of reasons many of them things like signatures not matching with the barest section of the ballot not being filled out properly I must get certified as so called bearers in order to deliver ballots on someone else's behalf that's according to state law attorneys for three of the individuals charge say their clients are innocent New York City school kids are welcoming the start of summer and some of already started learning new outdoor skills five or older Sheldon Braithwaite is just well he just finished pre K. at PS two sixty two in Brooklyn during quarantine he learned a new skill riding his bike he says we kept trying until one day it just happened that.
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"Live from NPR news in Washington I'm Barbara Klein New York governor Andrew Cuomo says he's expanding antibody screening to help determine when public life in this state can resume and he's prioritizing first responders and other essential workers but as NPR's Amy held reports the World Health Organization is warning antibodies may not provide an answer testing positive for corona virus antibodies is not a free pass to getting back to life as we knew it that's the message from the WHL in a new scientific brief it says there's currently no evidence showing that those who have recovered from covert nineteen are protected from a second infection it comes after Chile announced it would screen people and green like those with antibodies to return to work the W. H. O. says that risks further transmission many countries have begun rolling out antibody tests as they seek answers about the effects of the novel virus and its spread testing in New York City suggests as many as one in five people may have already been infected but the WHO's says when it comes to determining immunity more research is needed Amy held NPR news another meat plant has been hit by the corona virus Tyson fresh meats near Pasco Washington has tested more than a thousand workers and more than one hundred of them tested positive the northwest news network's Anna king reports workers process the last of the plants meet yesterday Tyson workers were concerned that they were still cutting meat a day after the company announced it was taking a pause after their shifts workers lined up in the plant's cafeteria to get tested for corona virus health officials are saying they're using phone translation services because about a dozen languages are spoken inside the plant wala wala county health director Megan to bolt says workers are tightly packed to go either it's pretty mint with pretty much the perfect meeting ground for code nineteen and a complete public health nightmare the book says now workers will isolated home while they're waiting for test results for NPR news I'm Anna king Oklahoma is among a handful of states that started to ease lockdowns yesterday but Oklahoma City mayor David Holt says his city's timeline differs from that of governors Kevin stent I was very clear with him you know some of the things he wanted to open we're actually yesterday on the twenty fourth and I I could not have been more clear that we were not going to do that in Oklahoma City and we did not consider that to be wise defense secretary mark esper is considering a recommendation by the navy's top officer that captain Brad crozier being reinstated as commander of the USS Roosevelt he was removed over a leaked letter demanding an urgent response to a corona virus outbreak this is NPR live from KQED news I'm queen a Kim you see them from time to time ads promoting dubious health products KQED's Rachel my row reports Google will soon require those advertisers to verify their identities in a blog post Google said the new policy will be phased in over a few years so if you were hoping for a crackdown on corona virus fakery this does not appear to be it that said Google and other platforms have teams tasked with deleting fake corona virus news and promoting credible sources Google has been running a similar self verification program for political advertisers since twenty eighteen Facebook the world's number two digital ad seller also requires political advertisers to verify themselves but not commercial advertisers yet my my to my row KQED news San Francisco based gap incorporated said it stopped paying rent for April for stores across North America the move comes a month after the clothing retailer for a load a majority of its staff in the U. S. the new should Chaudry is an economics professor at San Francisco State University she says the retail giant's cost saving measure could portend for more shuttered stores an empty malls if there's no demand.
Islamic State claims responsibility for wedding blast that killed dozens of people
"From n._p._r. News in washington. I'm barbara klein. The islamic state is claiming responsibility for bombing a wedding in kabul last night that that killed dozens of people jennifer glass reports from the afghan capital. The islamic state says it sent a suicide bomber to a wedding hall minority shia neighborhood. The attack killed at least sixty three and wounded. One hundred and eighty. Two islamic state has repeatedly targeted the mainly shia hazara minority in an apparent attempt defense secretary intentions here. Afghans <unk> are burying the dead including fourteen members of one family. The taliban condemned the attack but the afghan president said the group cannot absolve themselves of blame because they provide a platform at form for terrorists tensions are high here with the taliban in the united states saying they're close to an agreement on the withdrawal of some american troops in exchange for counterterrorism support and an eventual eventual ceasefire but the afghan government has been excluded from the talks and the afghan people are worried that the deal could embolden the taliban and lead to more violence for n._p._r. News i'm jennifer glass in kabul.
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"On Barbara Klein NPR news support for NPR comes from this station I'm from the Alzheimer's association working toward a vision of a world without Alzheimer's providing care and support to all those facing the disease with a commitment to advancing critical research more at a L. Z. dot org and from the leukemia and lymphoma society LOS is taking a precision medicine approach to treating acute myeloid leukemia which claims the lives of nearly eleven thousand Americans each year learn more at L. L. S. dot org this is weekend edition from NPR news under the car seat of RO one small towns lose their hospitals people with health emergencies often need a helicopter to get them to critical care but air ambulances aren't required to respond to every call and precious time can slip away well first responders scramble to book a flight surgeon trouble reports from fort Scott Kansas on what can happen when people in rural America call for help my family had closed up his popular autobody shop on a cold February evening he went out to get the mail and slipped on the ice the driveway when he came back inside he blacked office he told his wife Linda about the fall he ate dinner went to bed the next morning when the call for help your and what's going on my husband fell yesterday and now I heard different this morning and I can't wait so it starts in as to took one look at the seven year old size and suspected a brain hemorrhage Robert needed to get to a hospital with a neurology center the closest is ninety miles north in Kansas city courts got hospital closed in December EMS worker asking for a helicopter medivac so the dispatcher ports got dials err methods if you want to remain on the line while I check with Michael therefore was like you get a call back aluminum it is one of the biggest air ambulance operators in the US it has helicopters at bases in towns near fort Scott the company's dispatcher begin searching for medical crew they can get to the families fast within a minute she's back with an update my number crew is not available in my purse.
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"Barbara Klein a planned visit to Israel by two U. S. lawmakers continues to stir debate in Israel prime minister Benjamin not Netanyahu's government refused to allow Congress woman ill Han Omar and Rasheeda to leap into the country under pressure from president trump Israel then change course on to leaves visit she was planning to visit her grandmother in the west bank but to leave decline to accept and peers Daniel Estrin reports from Jerusalem there is a stormy debate among Israelis about whether this was handled well the thought being we'd be damned if we let we would have allowed her to visit and damned if we didn't but a lot of Israelis do see these congresswoman as as hostile to Israel there was a lot of talk about their itinerary that they weren't planning on meeting Israeli officials although ill hunt Mar now says that she did plan to meet Israeli lawmakers and security officials last evening to leave joined Jewish supporters in the Detroit area for Shabbat dinner and said Israel's conditions for her trip spelled out in a letter were unacceptable this letter was used to try to prevent my freedom of speech my freedom of who I could speak to the Syrian government is intensifying attacks on a rebel stronghold in the country's northwest in an effort to retake control from opposition fighters and peers with Sherlock reports air strikes of reportedly killed dozens of civilians spirit struck two villages in Syria's rebel held it to the provinces hitting her rooms and killing civilians local aid groups accuse the Syrian regime of intentionally targeting civilians in a bid to displaced population from parts of the province it wants to take back the Syrian regime and its allies deny this this marks an escalation in the government campaign to end rebel control of this region multiple attempts at a cease fire have failed and hundreds of people have died since the fighting began in April Reese shaddock and peonies they reached the trumpet shin is preparing new fair housing regulations and peers Pam Fessler reports civil rights groups say it'll make dimmest dim discrimination worse officials with the department of housing and urban development say they're trying to clarify rules governing the fair housing act which is intended to prevent discrimination on the basis of race sex disability and other factors the new other factors the new proposal would increase the burden of proof for those who want to showing cord that an action has a discriminatory impact even if unintentional Lisa rice's president and C. E. O. of the national fair housing alliance with these rule changes essentially what had is saying is you can only bring an intentional discrimination case which she says we've got one of the laws main protections fair housing advocates vow to fight the rule Pam Fessler NPR news Washington this is NPR news pro democracy demonstrators marched again in Hong Kong today it was an authorized protest but late in the evening riot police deployed near a police station where some demonstrators stayed longer than permitted and through exit guards but there were no clashes with police in Zimbabwe calm has returned to the streets of the capital Harare after police stopped in opposition organized demonstration to protest the country's worsening economic problems ishe muffin Dick way is in Harari the people assembled in downtown that I'd have to the High Court upheld the police for he be sim order on Friday would be eaten up and tear gassed by the police the heavy handed police response has been condemned by local and international human rights groups Amnesty International issued a statement saying the police had to be held accountable for assaulting the protest those rights organizations say more than a hundred people were arrested when I was twelve we Egypt the opposition movement for democratic change is voted to proceed with March is slated for other parts of the country starting Monday in below I seen Bob was second CD for NPR news I missed my for the queen that IT the world wildlife conference on trade in endangered animal and plant species opens in Geneva today with representatives of more than a hundred eighty nations it's the first meeting since the U. N. warned a million species are.
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"Joan say he's playing influence the sound of the American underground for generations. But how does that legacy change when his story is told by the three women who knew him best had? I said, no to this invitation from John Fay. I would have the rest of my life wondered what I admitted lost notes is a music, documentary podcast from KCRW find it wherever you get your podcasts. Good morning. It's nine eighteen. You're listening to weaken addition on key. C R W coming up on week in addition, new dreamers, former dreamers ousted from the US and trying to make their way in Mexico. We also have news headlines coming up next. I'm Barbara Klein with these headlines Iraq is offering to mediate talks between the US and Iran as tensions remain high, but Iraq's foreign minister says Baghdad opposes unilateral steps by Washington, including sanctions against Tehran, which calls ineffective city officials in Dayton, Ohio, say, there were no clashes or problems yesterday when a group of KKK members held a rally they were surrounded by police and drowned out by hundreds of protesters. The come film festival wrapped up last night with the presentation of the poem door the top prize went to Korean director bunk. June hose movie parasite, a social satire about the gap between rich and poor. I'm Barbara Klein.
Coordinated attacks in Sri Lanka kill more than 200 people
"From NPR news in Washington. I'm Barbara Klein in Sri Lanka, two hundred seven people have been killed in a series of bombings that have also injured hundreds of others and the death toll could rise as NPR's Laura and Freyer reports the blast went off at churches packed for Easter Sunday and five star hotels. More than two dozen of the dead are foreigners who were staying at luxury hotels and attending church on Easter Sunday. Sri Lanka's foreign minister says that toll could rise local TV shows parisioners dragging the wounded from bloodstained church pews, Sri Lanka's, defense minister, says most of these blasts are believed to be the work of suicide bombers seven people have been arrested, but thorns won't comment on who. They are a nighttime curfew is in place and Monday and Tuesday have been declared government holidays, meaning schools and offices are shut the attacks. Come as Sri Lanka was just about to Celebes. Ten years of peace since the end of its bloody twenty six year, civil war. There's been no
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"I'm Barbara Klein public schools in Denver and Littleton. Colorado are closed today. While police searched for an eighteen year old woman who they say is made threats just days ahead of the twentieth. Anniversary of the massive shooting at Columbine high school FBI special agent dean Philip says the woman traveled for Miami to the Denver area where she purchased a pump action shotgun because of her comments and actions. Because of for her. Travel here to the state because of her procurement of a weapon immediately upon arriving here. We concern we consider her to be a credible threat thirties described the woman as being quote infatuated with the Columbine attack. And Isreaeli court has ruled in favor of deporting the local director of Human Rights Watch who's accused of supporting a boycott of Israel from Jerusalem NPR's Daniel estrin reports the rights group denies the allegation and Isreaeli district court is giving Omar shack or two weeks to leave the country. The court says he promotes a boycott with tweets against international groups, holding activities in Jewish settlements in the Israeli occupied West Bank, human rights. Watch says it will appeal. The ruling if rejected shocker could be the first person deported from Israel on boycott charges NPR's Daniel estrin, this is NPR. The Trump administration is due to announce this morning. A major shift toward Cuba officials say it'll allow lawsuits against foreign companies that operate in properties that were seized from Americans after the nineteen fifty nine revolution. The European Union today reiterated its opposition to the measure Egyptians are awaiting the announcement of a date to vote on extending presidential terms and increasing the powers of the military NPR's. Jane raff reports Egypt's parliament has overwhelmingly voted for constitutional amendments that could keep President Abdel Fattah Sisi in power until twenty thirty parliament is stacked with C supporters. So that was expected proponents say see see who came to power after a military coup needs more time for economic reforms and mega-projects capital. But there are opponents and international censorship-monitoring organiz. Net. Blocks says the government has blocked more than thirty four thousand internet domains. Apparently, stop a no campaign that says it's collected a quarter of a million signatures Jana raff NPR news. On Asian stock markets, the Shanghai composite and Japan's Nikkei rose. Nearly a third of a percent today. Shares also rose in Taiwan and Singapore, Hong Kong's Hang sang was little changed. I'm Barbara Klein NPR news five thirty two now five thirty three and looking ahead toward the forum program heard later this morning among the guests. We'll hear from psychotherapists Lori Gottlieb who joins the program to talk about her new book. Maybe you should talk to someone about the overlapping struggles, she finds among her patients and our own experiences in therapy. We'll also look at the new documentary unsettled seeking refuge in America, which follows four LGBTQ refugees from Syria, Congo and angled forum. We'll talk with the film's director and producer Tom shepherd. Michael Krasny will be your host for the forum program will bring you those topics and more coming up from nine to eleven this morning here on cake. I'm.
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"Support for perspectives comes from leaf Cobb razor Hyman and Bernstein seeking Justice for the injured victims of fraud, whistleblowers employees and investors in the bay area nationally for over four decades. L C H dot com. Immigration officials say the southern border is at a breaking point four thousand migrants were apprehended at the border in just one day this past week. We'll ask former homeland security secretary Janet Napolitano for her take on how we got here. When you take the position that everybody has to be in detention adults children, then you quickly strain the system that's next time on all. Is considered from NPR news? The latest this afternoon at five arly to mostly sunny today. Highs in the sixties to the mid seventies. I'm Barbara Klein with these headlines voters in Slovakia have elected their first female, president liberal lawyers who's on Chapada won yesterday's election. Bucking a populist anti-european union trend in Europe, Ukraine is holding a presidential election today. Polls show a comedian and TV sitcom star with no political experience. Leads a field of thirty nine candidates, including incumbent, president petro Porsche, shaneco, the elite eight round in men's college basketball continues today with Auburn facing Kentucky and Michigan state playing Duke yesterday, Texas Tech prevailed over Gonzaga and Virginia beat Purdue. I'm Barbara Klein NPR news..
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"Garcia navarro. Good morning, fifty dead. Dozens injured a city in shock a country in mourning. We'll hear from a witness to the attack on mosques in Christ Church also students react to the college admissions scandal, and we live in a world where so many things are determined by data and women have been ignored in those calculations. It's having deadly consequences. Plus German museum wanted to know who native American man wasn't a picture and journalist took up the challenge and found the answer. He tells us why that's important. It's Sunday March seventeenth twenty nineteen. The news is coming up in this newscast. Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Barbara Klein new Zealand Prime Minister, just send our Dern confirms that nine minutes before a gunman killed fifty people a two mosques Friday, her office received an Email believed to have been written by the accused suspect NPR's Julie McCarthy reports prime minister are Dern said the message promoting anti immigrant views had been sent to her office and to more than thirty outlets, including the media and even parliament's tourism desk. It did not include a location. It did not include specific details. They sure and so I want to get it said headed provided details that could have been acted on immediately. It would have been the alleged shooter was not on New Zealand's watchlist, and our Dern said she is asking her intelligence agencies. How the accused went on detected..
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"Been shot down has become the deadliest aircraft in the US military navy helicopter exploded off the coast of San Francisco in heavy fog Monday. Eight crewmen are missing one pilot warned about safety risks. But the military still let them fly. He saw it happening. And unfortunately, he couldn't do anything to change it. In time navy chopper down on the next reveal here. The story this afternoon on reveal and again at one AM tomorrow morning on K Q E D public radio. I'm Barbara Klein with these headlines BuzzFeed editor in chief Ben Smith is standing by his outlets latest reporting on the Russia investigation special counsel, Robert Muller's office is disputing claims that President Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen has told investigators the president instructed him to lie to congress BuzzFeed is asking Muller's office to specify their objections. President Trump says he'll make an announcement this afternoon on what he calls the humanitarian crisis on our southern border, and tens of thousands of poles gathered in Gdansk today for the funeral of Powell Adama wits. The city's longtime mayor was stabbed to death while on stage at a charity events Sunday. I'm Barbara Klein NPR news. Support for NPR. This morning comes from indeed used by over three million businesses for hiring where employers can post jobs and you screener questions to build..
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"I'm Barbara Klein vice president Pence his office says discussions between White House officials and congressional staffers today on border security and the government shutdown were productive yesterday's talks between President Trump and democratic leaders produced no apparent resolution, the one thing both sides agreed on President Trump threatened an unlimited shutdown NPR's Ron Elving says. That's not realistic, this shutdown cannot last for months or years because that would disrupt far far more than we've seen so far not only national parks or federal paychecks, but food stamps, which thirty eight million Americans depend on and the I R S think tax advice at this time of year and tax refunds tens of millions of Americans count on tax refund. Check NPR's Ron Elving, the family of Paul Whalen, who's being detained in Russia on suspicion of espionage says the depiction of him in the media does not resemble the man, they know WD tease Quin kleinfeld to reports relatives say the former US marine is being unfairly tarnished by incidents in his past about a decade ago, Paul Whalen, received a bad conduct discharge from the US Marine Corps reserves swore attempted larceny. He also has passports from three other countries. Besides the US Canada where he was born and Britain and Ireland where he has family. Ties but his brother, David Whalen, says his sibling was in Moscow simply to attend a friend's wedding not as part of any cloak and dagger scheme. Add Paul's background is sorta scoured for his activities and and things like that four passports. We're worried that will lose sight on the fact that there's an American.
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"Marches. Protesters are also in the streets of Hungary's capital Budapest marching against the far-right government and Viktor Orban. The rallies were triggered by new overtime law. I'm Barbara Klein NPR news.
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"Fifteen deaths are now blamed on hurricane Florence and its aftermath. The then PR's Debbie, Elliott reports the storm is now causing catastrophic river flooding across North Carolina. Hundreds of people have been rescued from floodwaters new evacuations are underway as some rivers are forecast to reach levels that are nearly double flood stage. Charles Houston is watching the news river rise in Kingston. He says, Florence is a slow moving
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"News in Washington. I'm Barbara Klein tropical storm. Florence is moving slowly across the Carolinas unleashing catastrophic flooding. NPR's Windsor. Johnston reports the storm is blamed for at least five deaths and has left hundreds of people. Stranded. Rescue operations are ongoing as Florence continues to dump torrential rain on the Carolinas. The storm is left many
UN envoy to Yemen seeks to downplay non-start of talks
"The UN's envoy to Yemen says he's not giving up on diplomacy. Even though efforts to initiate peace. Talks collapsed today in Geneva. Yemeni government, it goes theaters were on hand, but who theory delegates never showed up. Lisa Sean reports the rebels refused to leave Yemen without guarantees for their safe return special envoy, Martin Griffiths tried to put a good spin on things saying the environmental the talks was fairly positive this despite the absence of the Hootie delegation officially known as Unser Allah, take this as a fundamental blockage in the process. I think it's important to note that Unser all also wanted to be here. They're disappointed not to be here. The Yemeni government delegation, which did turn up for the talks says the rebel group has sabotage peace negotiations in the past more than ten thousand civilians. Aliens have been killed during the war, which has been going on for more than three
South Korean man infected by MERS virus, first case in 3 years
"Barbara Klein, South Korean health officials are on heightened alert. NPR's Shannon, van Sant reports a sixty. One year old man has been diagnosed with Middle East respiratory syndrome virus or murders potentially deadly disease. The man had returned to South Korea on Friday after traveling to Kuwait for several weeks and headed straight to the hospital from the airport suffering from diarrhoea. His diagnosis is the first case of the merge virus in South Korea and more than free years. The grease centers for disease control and prevention said twenty people. The man had contact with including flight attendants, and medical staff had been put under isolation and are at home. All flights to South Korea from the Middle East have also been quarantined the merge virus is believed to have originated in camels transmission between humans is rare, but in twenty
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"Republic of Congo more than eighteen thousand students in A Bola affected areas are getting ready to start a new school year tomorrow. Lisa Shlein reports the DRC's government has decided to open hundreds of schools in the eastern part of the country despite the risk of spreading the disease Ebola spreads quickly through direct contact with blood and other bodily fluids. Unisex reports and unusually high number of children are affected by the Bulla outbreak in eastern DRC latest World Health Organization. Estimates find one hundred twenty cases of Ebola, including seventy eight debts. Nearly one quarter of confirmed cases are underage twenty four,
Palestinians angered at US over UNRWA cuts
"Palestinians are condemning the Trump administration's decision to end funding for the UN agency for Palestinian refugees. But Israel is praising the move as NPR's Daniel. Estrin reports from Jerusalem the funding cut, reverses decades of US policy the US had been the world's largest donor. To. The UN's program that gives food and run schools and clinics in Palestinian refugee. Camps. Refugees fled or were kicked out of their homes when Israel was founded seventy years ago they and their descendants demand the right of return. To what is today Israel Israel rejects that to manned and it accuses the UN of perpetuating Palestinian refugees plight the US has adopted Isreaeli criticism of the program and the Israeli Prime minister's. Office says it supports the new decision to. Stop funding it the UN says, it's looking, to raise Funds from other countries to try to make up for the three hundred million dollars the US cut.
Trump says Canada not needed in NAFTA deal, warns Congress not to interfere
"Trump tweeted. Today that if congress doesn't stay out of trade negotiations with Canada he'll terminate, NAFTA completely NPR's Scott Horsely reports Washington in Toronto. Had hoped to reach a deal by yesterday but the deadline passed President Trump. Jolted trade talks. Friday with a leak news interview and when. She said any agreement with Canada would have to come. Strictly on US terms asked how she could go she ate with someone who's unwilling to. Compromise Canadian, foreign minister Christiane, Freeland replied she believes the, Americans are bargaining in good faith it is going to take flexibility on all sides. To get to a deal in the end we are Confident that, that a win win, win deal is, possible and we're always going to stand up for the national interest. And for Canadian values the US has already struck a tentative deal with Mexico to update NAFTA. But it's not clear whether, lawmakers would go along with that to party, deal if Canada this left
A subdued Zimbabwe inaugurates Mnangagwa after disputed vote
"Zimbabwe has sworn in its president, tens of thousands gathered in a stadium to celebrate Emmerson Mnangagwa. But as NPR's Ava Peralta reports, the opposition leader says, he doesn't recognize the election results. Managua came into power last year after the military helped him house, longtime ruler, Robert Mugabe in his inaugural speech. He preached unity president. I. To fans and by without fear of favor. President of Zimbabwe says, despite recent political violence, the civic freedoms, ushered in by Mugabe's ouster are here to stay eight,
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"Support for planet money and the following message come from i shares because the best preparation for tomorrow is building for your future today i shares by black rock inspired to build live from npr news in washington i'm barbara klein in ireland voters of overwhelmingly cast ballots to lift the country's constitutional ban on abortion election officials say they voted to repeal the ban by two to one in a referendum yesterday irish prime minister leo virago car calls it his stark i think what we've seen today really is culmination of a quiet revolution nuts being taking place for the past ten or twenty years this has been a great exercise of democracy on the people have spoken at the people have said that we want to modern constitution for a modern country now that we trust women i'm we respect them to make the right decisions in the right choices about their own healthcare virata car who's a physician says he expects parliament to enact a new more liberal abortion law by the end of the year an american who's been jailed in venezuela without trial for nearly two years is now on his way back to the us then wailer released joshua halt today and he's due to meet with president trump at the white house later his freedom comes amid increasingly tense relations between washington and caracas over venezuela's widely criticised election but npr's philip briefs reports several top us officials worked on holt's behalf holt who's twenty six is a moment missionary who went to venezuela to marry a woman he had met on a religious website he and his wife were imprisoned after police claim they found weapons in their apartment in connecticut's she's also now reportedly released last week during a riot in his jail holt posted an emotional appeal on the internet saying his life's in danger and begging for help a few days later venezuela's newly reelected leader nncholas maduro expelled the us's most senior diplomat who'd been lobbying on behalf holtz release comes a day after the chair of the senate foreign relations committee bob corker met peduto to discuss his case in a statement holds families calling the release a miracle.