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NPR News: 06-12-2020 2AM ET
"Live from NPR news I'm Shay, Stevens. Joint Chiefs Chairman General Mark Milley is apologizing for his part in a recent trump administration photo op outside a fire damaged historic church across from the White House. As NPR's Tom Bowman reports. Milley says it was wrong. He said simply I should not have been there, and that his presence in front of the church across from the white. House created a perception of the military being involved in domestic politics. As you recall, the president had posed for a photo op holding up a Bible in front of Saint John's church where authorities had used tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse peaceful protests NPR's Tom. Tom Bowman reporting more than a dozen. Minneapolis police officers have signed an open letter condemning a former colleague who's charged with murdering. George Floyd details from NPR Stephen Cheaper letter is signed by fourteen officers, but says it is expressing with the vast majority of Minneapolis police officers feel at this moment. It states that we wholeheartedly condemned Derek. Van and the letter denounces his actions like US Derek Chauvel took an oath to hold the sanctity of life. Most precious the officers say added Derek Chauve, and failed as a human and stripped George Floyd of his dignity and life. This is not who we are. The officers say they are not the police union or the administration adding quote, we stand ready to listen and embrace the calls for change reform and rebuilding, telling the people of Minneapolis that we are with you moving forward. We want to work with you and for you to regain your trust. David Schaper NPR news. Minneapolis Minnesota's Republican controlled Senate will hold a special session beginning Friday to address police reforms. Senate majority leader Paul Gazelle ca says his top priority will be to try to terminate the democratic governors emergency powers because Elka says Tim, Walz abused those powers in his response to covert nineteen, and the sometimes violent protests over the police killing of George Floyd. Several NASCAR drivers have sever ties to custom helmet designer beam designs over its founders opposition to banning confederate symbols at races, just miles from the speedway WMF's Daniel prior reports that the band is being mostly applauded by fans on Dreamer ASCII was on his way to the boardwalk. He says he supports NASCAR's ban on the. Should every? Four slavery. How can we still support that matthew? Kinloss was meeting friends at a nearby restaurant. He also agrees with the new policy. People can put it on their cars and everything like that. There's freedom of speech I've spent the NASCAR. Drivers are split on the flag drive. A Racist Rally said hilly the sport while Bubba Wallace praised the decision for NPR news I'm Danielle Prior in Orlando. You're listening to NPR news. Video conferencing platform zoom says it plans to develop technology to allow the company to block participants on video calls based on geography. From Beijing NPR's emily. Fang reports at the move comes amid criticism of the decision to suspend the accounts of three activists. Holding zoom calls to commemorate victims of the TNN Square massacre. US activists one then Jovan saw and Hong Kong activists Lee Chucky, and had resume accounts shut down because they hosted large online meetings to discuss China's nineteen eighty-nine crackdown on peaceful protesters. In Beijing, the accounts have been reinstated. Zoom says the Chinese government requested four meetings about the nineteen eighty-nine massacre. Be Shutdown Zoom. Zoom decided to block. Three of the meetings were there were some participants calling in from China following the public backlash soon says it will work to only block people based on country which could help the company meet Chinese government requests. It is unclear how the company will determine locations only thing NPR news Beijing. China has reported seven new corona virus cases including the first instance of local transmission. In Beijing in weeks. Authorities say the other six cases were transmitted by citizens arriving from abroad. No new deaths were reported there in the US there are more than two million, two hundred cope at thousand nineteen cases with nearly one hundred forty four thousand deaths from the disease. In pre market trading US futures are higher. After the worst single day losses since March on the Asian markets shares are lower this hour. I'm Shay Stevens? This is NPR news.
NPR News: 02-25-2019 4AM ET
"Support for this podcast and the following message come from almond board of California almond farmers rely on healthy honeybees. So they funded more than one hundred research projects supporting be health more than any other crop group. Grow would you know at almondsustainability dot org. Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Jim Howard. President Trump has announced he will delay higher. US tariffs on Chinese goods as his administration continues to negotiate a trade deal with Beijing NPR's. Rob Schmitz has more President Trump announced over Twitter that he's delaying his own March first deadline citing what he called substantial progress in trade talks with China important structural issues. Assuming both sides continue to make progress. He said they will plan a summit with Chinese president Xi Jinping at mar-a-lago to conclude an agreement. The extension will prevent the US from increasing tariffs on two hundred billion dollars worth of Chinese goods from ten to twenty five percent on March second while speaking to a group of US governors at the White House, President Trump hinted he'd have very big news over the next week or two still many China watchers remained skeptical about whether the Trump administration will be able to get China to make meaningful structural changes to its economy, rob Schmitz than PR news, Shanghai are unbeaten singer Robert Kelly is expected back in Chicago court today on ten counts of Agra. Sexual abuse. Monica. Hang from member station WBZ has more this morning. The singers expected to offer his plea on the charges and find out who's overseeing his trial. Prosecutors say Kelly sexually abused for women. Three who are under seventeen at the time over the weekend. A judge set bail at a million dollars and restricted Kelly from having contact with anyone under eighteen rumors of sexual misconduct have dogged the singer for several years and in two thousand eight he was acquitted of child pornography charge that was based on video today. Prosecutors say things have changed they have a different video more victims and Kelly DNA evidence from at least two victims Kelly's lawyer says his client is entitled to the presumption of innocence for NPR news. I'm Monica and in Chicago Saudi Arabia has named a Princess as its next ambassador to the US as NPR's, Shannon. Vincent reports. She is the first woman to take on an envoy role for the Saudi kingdom. She assumes the role as relations between Saudi Arabia and the US have deteriorated of the killing of journalists Jamal kashogi. Princess Reema, Ben Ben Dr will take over the role from prince holid- bin Salman who has been appointed Saudi Arabia's deputy defense minister, she follows in the footsteps of her father who was US ambassador from nineteen Eighty-three until two thousand five Princess Reema has worked in both the private and public sector prior to her appointment, NPR, Shannon, Vincent reporting. President Donald Trump says he's hoping his upcoming summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong UN will build on what he called the progress of their first summit in a tweet on Sunday. Trump said that if North Korea gives up its nuclear weapons, it could be one of the great economic powers of the world. The two men are set to meet at their summit in Hanoi. Vietnam on Wednesday. Trump says North Korea has not tested any nuclear weapons in the months ahead of the summit. Michael Cohen, President Trump's former personal attorney is scheduled to appear before to congressional committees. This week Cohen has already been sentenced to three years in prison for lying to congress in his earlier testimony. You're listening to NPR news. A World War One memorial in the shape of a cross is at the center of arguments to be heard before the supreme court this week. The justices will decide whether the more memorials placement on public land and Maryland roadway, violates the constitution. Opponents argue its placement is prohibited. By the first amendment's establishment clause. Supporters say the memorial has a secular purpose. And meaning a trial court said the memorial could stay, but an appellate court sided with opponents supporters argue that should the court rule against the memorials. Current placement it could threaten hundreds of monuments nationwide. Israeli authorities have arrested in question to top Muslim cleric in Jerusalem, whose reopened Bosc that had been sealed off and pears. Daniel estrin reports the cleric is no longer being detained. Israeli police. Have now released the head of the walk the religious authority overseeing Muslim holy sites in Jerusalem. His office said Isreaeli police have banned him for a week from visiting top Muslim site in the city the mosque compound. A site also revered by Jews as the Temple Mount on Friday, Muslim worshippers rushed into a large hall on the compound that's been sealed off since two thousand three at the time. Israel said the hall was used by a group affiliated with the militant HAMAs. But since Friday Muslim-majority say they've been holding prayers in the hall despite the Israeli ban. This religious site is at the center of the Israeli Palestinian conflict in the past tensions. There have sparked violence. Daniel estrin NPR news Jerusalem fell ends of customers are without power in western New York due to high winds authorities say wind gusts across some parts of the state could hit seventy five miles per hour overnight and into today. Jim Howard, NPR news, Washington.