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"ben tracy" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030
"33 degrees in Boston at 10 o'clock of evening. I'm Dan Watkins. Here's what's happening. On Wednesday, lawmakers will count the votes of the Electoral College in ratify President elect Joe Biden's victory. But a group of senators plans to object. The results, citing President Trump's on unsubstantiated claims of widespread voter fraud. CBS News, White House correspondent Ben Tracy reports. In audio of a phone call obtained by CBS News President Trump is heard pressuring Georgia's Republican secretary of state Saturday to re calculate results of the state's election which bite in one and there's nothing wrong with saying that You know, uh, that you re calculated or Mr President. The challenge that you have is the data you have is wrong. I just wanna find Uh, 11,780 Well vice president. Pence has also signaled that he supports the attempt by Trump allies to overturn the election results despite judges across the country and the Supreme Court, rejecting dozens of challenges. Ben Tracy CBS News, the White House and after the release of President Trump's phone call with George's secretary of state, multiple Democrats on Capitol Hill, are now calling for a criminal investigation Elsewhere in Washington. It was a big day for congressman Jake Auken clause says he was sworn in with 117th Congress. The state's newest representative, is a Democrat from Newton, and he spoke with WBC about his new job and his fellow lawmakers. WBZ Suzanne Saz Ville reports as second class prepares to serve mass. Choose. It's in Washington. He has something to say about his fellow lawmakers even abomination. He's referring to the Republican members of the House and Senate who say they'll reject the electoral college results. When Congress convenes on Wednesday. These Republicans are swearing an oath to the Constitution and then their first action is going to be to undermine it. And I think it's shameful. It's a black mark in American history, and it should be a real tarnish on their legacy. Class, says Cove in 19 is his priority right now. But his long term goal for Massachusetts is to help build an economy that works for everyone. The meaning income in Brookline is something like five times what it is in Fall River..
"ben tracy" Discussed on KIRO Radio 97.3 FM
"New York millions around the country are waiting and hoping for the FDA to decide to green light visors Copan 19 vaccine and apparently, the White House wants it done right now, correspondent Ben Tracy explains. CBS News has learned. White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows called FDA Commissioner Dr Steven Haunt today pressuring him to approve the Fizer vaccine or consider resigning. Now in a tweet President Trump weighed in ordering Honda quote, get the damn bag scenes out now and stop playing games. In a statement, haunt admitted he was encouraged to continue working expeditiously. FDA authorization of the Visor vaccine could come as soon as tonight. Ben Tracy CBS News The White House logistics of how doses will be shipped are falling into place Cos. Like UPS and FedEx are part of the drill. As correspondent Chris Van Cleve report's gonna get loaded into a truck at from the five year plan is gonna get flown likely to Memphis or Louisville, where the two companies have their there, sort of World Headquarters. We know UPS has a large freezer farm in Louisville that can store items in super low temperatures. Once it delivers the next day, UPS will follow up with a shipment of dry ice to anyone in the country that has received the vaccine ups is making its own dry ice. No indoor dining in New York City beginning next week. WCBS is Marla Diamond. James, more biggest, who represented several city restaurants in their effort to get indoor dining back says the timing couldn't be worse. I'm a year where restaurants make their most money. Shutting down on Monday would put half of the restaurants in Manhattan out of business. One of those restaurants is El Backo in Little Neck Queen's owner, Tina Maria, a pet Asano on the senator's spike and I understand that we all need to be safe and healthy. That goes without saying But as long as you are conducting our businesses properly, efficiently and safely, there's no reason why we shouldn't be able to conduct them. President elect Biden keeps adding people to his Cabinet that includes Susan Rice is choice for director of the White House Domestic Policy Council. America must finally become a nation. Where every child from Akron Toe Arkansas from the Bronx to Brownsville, from the Sioux nation to South Central Los Angeles. Undreamed without limits and make her dreams come true. President Trump has already appealing a ruling from today after Wisconsin judge tossed out a lawsuit in which Mr Trump was looking to disqualify some 221,000 presidential ballots. It's a ST Joe Biden won. The president is asking that state Supreme Court to take the case from the lower appeals court. Dow gained 47 today. NASDAQ Lost 28..
Pennsylvania court dismisses lawsuit trying to toss mail ballots
"Trump was on the golf course Saturday Is word came that the Pennsylvania Supreme Court had dismissed the case alleging that Malian ballots there were unconstitutional. CBS News correspondent Ben Tracy reports from the White House in Pennsylvania. Unanimous Federal Court ruling rejected the Trump campaign's latest lawsuit there. Trump appointed judge wrote a blistering opinion saying they campaigns claims have no merit voters. Not lawyers. Choose the president. Ballots, not briefs decide Elections. You don't have a lot of time. He's got a lot of evidence. We don't have a lot of time. President Trump's attorney, Rudy Giuliani, plans to appeal to the U. S. Supreme Court. Loyola Law professor Laurie Levenson says the Pennsylvania High Court's decision is in line with lower court rulings. Court cited the failure of the Trump Lawyers Toe Act with due diligence in such a claim. They had challenged all the mail in voting procedures in the state. But the Pennsylvania Supreme Court said with lower courts had said, as well that this case was without merit. Should be dismissed and should not be brought again.
Judge compares Bolton's book to horse already "out of the barn"
"The trump administration has asked a federal judge to halt the publication of former national security adviser John Bolton's tell all memoir but with the book's release set for Tuesday and copies already in circulation there may be little the White House can do to keep it out of the public's hands its contents of former national security adviser John Bolton scathing critique of president trump are already widely known Bolton's lawyers cited our own polar read holding up the book at the White House as evidence that the horse is out of the barn the administration claims it contains classified information Bolton says that's not the president's actual concern the president isn't worried about foreign governments reading this book he's worried about the American people reading this book that CBS is Ben Tracy reporting from the
"ben tracy" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030
"Per day that is CBS's Ben Tracy the medical pharmaceutical and biotech industries are continuing to provide testing treatment and also working toward a vaccine for Dover nineteen the crisis also has the full engagement of the military's scientific departments they mobilized in a unique way what's interesting about what the army in the military are doing they're trying to take the steps required to develop a vaccine and do them rather than in sequence at the same time in parallel so they are working on a vaccine they are also working aggressively on diagnostics and therapeutics treatments all three things happening simultaneously that's A. B. C. chief medical correspondent Dr Jennifer after an investigation into the firing of a former captain of the USS Theodore Roosevelt is about to be widened the acting navy secretary says after reviewing the preliminary findings he's now been advised to ask for a deeper review because there are unanswered questions navy officials had recommended captain Brett closer be restored as the ship's commander he was fired after appealing for more help to control a corona virus outbreak on the ship nine hundred sailors have tested positive about is CBS's Cammy McCormick the U. S. military will help New York City health workers cope with the stress of coronavirus civic leaders often talk about coronavirus in war terms mayor bill de Blasio compared the stress among health care workers to the stress of combat officers from the U. S. army who are doing this crucial work live learn the lessons of what our soldiers go through war and understood what they need to address it and they're gonna be helping us military trauma specialists will train city hospital personnel and stress management and assess the mental health of hospital workers on the frontline of the battle against corona virus Erin cutters he ABC news New York another fly over by the U. S. navy's blue angels called offer today the crew's been going across the country doing special flyovers to show support for the front line workers battling cold nineteen today Detroit had been scheduled for whatever you'll visit a spokesman for the group says the plans were only Terry but twice does remain on the list president trump using the defense production act of force meat processing plants to remain open keeping the supply chain going health officials are warning the move does put plant workers address United food and commercial workers International Union says president trump's order forcing meat processing plants to remain open puts workers lives in jeopardy Jan McCollum is the commissioner of the Minnesota department of health at a time when we're seeing such an explosive increases in numbers of cases in the impacts on surrounding communities it seems problematic according to the union twenty food processing workers have died of cold feet ninety nationwide more than sixty five hundred have already been sickened or exposed to the virus Bryan Burrough ABC news this is the high end beef while cool it is southern Idaho beef provider now that he's donating about two million dollars worth of that beef to San Francisco food banks because of the pandemic it shut down many food businesses Snake River farms which supplies the high end beef to restaurants sending it to meals on wheels self help for the elderly the San Francisco Marin food bank as well as others some of those who get their food through those organizations could see the pricey cuts of meat in their bags this week sports have been called off and we're waiting for some plans and clearance to play again there are reports of major league baseball's investigating various options to try to started salvage the twenty twenty season what a scenario has the thirty teams splitting into three regional divisions and playing only within those regions Florida Arizona and Texas the hope is to start in late June and no later than July second playing a roughly one hundred game schedule any plan would require widespread testing for the virus and medical approvals from state and local officials and if conditions improve teams could switch to their home parks if fans are allowed in only a percentage of seats would likely be sold Steve Caton CBS news.
"ben tracy" Discussed on WTOP
"Corona virus New York city's first death was reported this morning a woman in her eighties who already had emphysema overnight a bipartisan show of support in the house for a coronavirus response built CBS's Ben Tracy bad bill does call for free testing for any American that needs one of the White House says that it's going to unveil a new website as soon as tomorrow that will actually screen for who should be tested but at this point the president still can't say when any American who needs a test can get one the bill also requires employers to provide two weeks of paid sick time for workers who had to stay home due to the virus on top of that up to ten weeks of family and medical leave it two thirds pay rate subject to fine print all of it aimed at protecting hourly workers who might stand to lose income if they are members of their family come down with the virus employers would be reimbursed by the federal government through tax credits the bill now moves to the Senate for action next week overnight the White House released a letter from the president's doctor saying he need not be tested for corona virus despite recently being in contact with two Brazilians who tested positive his physicians as Mr trump isn't showing any symptoms the Pentagon now says no one who's been overseas in the past fourteen days is allowed inside the building there's been a run on grocery stores many establishments are closing but as CBS's but Michigan reports it's hard to stop the fun seekers the state of Illinois and city of Chicago have banned all events involving more than one thousand people and events of two hundred fifty or more are strongly discouraged but some pub crawls this weekend are still on the books it is your bar crawl and we think probably better maybe just as stay at someone's house you know for the majority of the day and then go to maybe one or two bars I'm going to go I'm worried about my parents and grandparents potentially in other older family was getting sick more.
House passes sweeping coronavirus relief bill
"King Congress stepped in to help Americans laid off for dealing with the illness because of the corona virus outbreak but it's not a be all end all solution here's correspondent Ben Tracy late last night the house passes sweeping coronavirus relief bill the result of more than a dozen phone call negotiations between house speaker Nancy Pelosi and treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin it does not include the payroll tax cut the president wanted we had to get this testing bill passed coronavirus test kits will now
Nancy Pelosi Rips The State Of The Union Speech
"Vote president trump last night delivered his state of the union to a joint session of Congress the president declared a great American come back on his watch and declared that the nation was stronger than ever before one thing though drawing much attention came at the end of the address when house speaker Nancy Pelosi ripped up a copy of the speech reaction from the White House from CBS's Ben Tracy the response to the White House has largely been a call Nancy Pelosi petty to say what she did was an appropriate and beneath the dignity of the is that we should keep in mind here is the context these two have not spoken to each other since October the president just
Trump defenders push 'no crime' as Democrats seek removal
"For and against president trump or digging in on whether a crime is required for his conviction and removal on whether witnesses will be called the Senate impeachment trial CBS news correspondent Ben Tracy says the ground rules still aren't set but we have a pretty good idea of how things will go the president spent the weekend at his club in Florida where he appeared to be in good spirits his legal team which now includes former Clinton special prosecutor Ken Starr and constitutional law professor Alan Dershowitz plans to argue the president did not break any laws in withholding aid from Ukraine and that he was within his constitutional rights to refuse congress' demands for documents and witnesses the seven house managers are expected to do a walk through the Senate chamber tomorrow around lunch time
President Trump gives new details on what led to the killing of General Soleimani
"Top officials of the Ukrainian airline whose plane was shot down in the wrong or criticizing a runny authorities for keeping their civilian airspace open I'm in hospital is with the US airlines vice president says the decision was absolutely irresponsible Iran now admits it down the Ukraine international airlines amid fears of a U. S. retaliation after the Iranians launched ballistic missiles at Iraqi bases housing US forces the official explanation for what sparked this week's US military action the Middle East keep changing president trump now says Iran in general Qassem Soleimani and others were planning major attacks on for U. S. embassies CBS news correspondent Ben Tracy says the killing has shaken the entire region the administration's justification is now suddenly much more specific just days ago secretary of state Mike Pompeii said this about what he called an imminent threat from solo money we don't know precisely when and we don't know precisely where it was real the Iraqis are so furious about the U. S. strike inside their borders that they are now demanding the US draw up a plan to withdraw all of its troops from Iraq the U. S. says it's not ready to
Trump repeatedly rejected national security team's advice on Ukraine: report
"A new report claims president trump repeatedly rejected advice from his national security team to release hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to Ukraine CBS is Ben Tracy with the latest on that story it's hard to imagine that this is going to sway any opinions one way or the other the opinions of lawmakers to whether president trump should have been impeached or not empty for whether you should be a quitter not acquitted seem fairly calcified what I think this could change though is a dynamic in terms of how hard Democrats pushed witnesses at the Senate trial you have Republicans for the most part saying let's get this over fairly quickly you have Democrats saying no we got to bring these people in like Mick Mulvaney and secretary Pompeii people who have first hand
Trump has "every opportunity to present his case," Pelosi says
"The impeachment inquiry resumes with public hearings on Tuesday house speaker Nancy Pelosi will appear this morning on CBS's face the nation CBS is Ben Tracy in an interview airing Sunday on face the nation house speaker Nancy Pelosi tells Margaret Brennan I have resident trump could choose to defend himself under oath president could come back before the committee and talk speak all the truths that he wants to figure to take the oath of office he has every opportunity to present his case that is really a sad thing I mean what the president did was so much worse than even what Richard Nixon did at some point Richard Nixon about the country enough to recognize that this could not
White House beefing up team to fight impeachment inquiry PR battle
"News a top US diplomat in Ukraine ambassador William Taylor is the first witness to testify in the house intelligence committee public hearings next weekend of the impeachment inquiry into president trump CBS news correspondent Ben Tracy says the administration's putting together a team to deal with that and query this is a political vendetta Republican lawmakers who have been publicly defending the president had been warning the White House that it's losing the PR battle I think they're working on getting a messaging team together the White House is now sending a representative to a daily meeting on Capitol Hill where Republicans are coordinating their message and strategy on
New Zealand mosque suspect embraced white supremacy, previous acts of hate
"Mellberg. New Zealand Prime Minister Chakib on rotten ardent, excuse me, says that the attack on the two moss were carried out by suspects with extremist views that have now placed in New Zealand or the world Arden also asserted that New Zealand was targeted because it is place of diversity kindness. Compassion, a home for those who share our values a refuge for those who need it more from CBS's, Ben Tracy in Christ Church near spontaneous memorial near the mosque where most of the killings took place. I've had several people come up to me in the short time. We've been here making parallels with the United States say we know this happens your country all the time, but it doesn't happen here. And they're not saying that to be cruel or to put down the United States. Just trying to make a point that they are not used to this. Is not something they have gone through before. Which really does make this shocking and on Fridays. Mosque attack in New Zealand. A reminder of the global increase in expressions of white supremacist ideology and white supremacist violence. Former department of homeland security counterterrorism coordinator, John Cohen looks at how white supremacists have come out of the shadows. And into the mainstream many of the themes and even the language that's used by white supremacists. Leaders have found his way entire mainstream political discourse, we now have elected officials in this country who use the same words that white supremacist leaders have used in the past when talking about immigrants those words are heard by white supremacists. And those white supremacists who are predisposed to violence feel justified in those violent
"ben tracy" Discussed on KIRO Radio 97.3 FM
"Asia. Correspondent Ben Tracy with Margaret Brennan, host of face the nation and our own correspondent Steven Portnoy in Hanoi, for the takeout now to Israel where the country's attorney general has decided to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for corruption. CBS news correspondent Robert Berger reports from Jerusalem Netanyahu is facing charges of bribery fraud and breach of trust after a long investigation into three corruption scandals. He allegedly made elicit deals for more positive media coverage and accepted lavish gifts from wealthy. Friends Netanyahu claims innocence and says it's a witch hunt. Robert, burgers, CBS news Jerusalem. US peace talks with the Taliban restarting this weekend here. CBS news correspond. Cami mccormick. There may be some progress on a US demand that the Taliban negotiate with a government in Kabul with the formation of a national team of Afghans. More members of the state police force and military in Venezuela are quitting. It comes amid increasing pressure, including from vice President Mike Pence on President Nicolas Maduro to step down and allow aid shipments in vice president Pence turned up the pressure on Venezuela's, Nicolas Maduro announcing new sanctions against members of his inner circle. These men worked to block aid for people in need. And suppress peaceful protests. While they're Tyronn danced in Caracas. Over the weekend. Troops loyal to the embattled president fired tear gas and rubber bullets at Venezuelan citizens trying to reach US aid to those members of Venezuela's armed forces. You will find no safe harbor, no, easy exit. No way out..
Trump administration claims tax refunds will still go out
"Hear ExxonMobil's bid to block attorney general Maura Healey's investigation. She's looking into whether the company misled investors and consumers about what it knew about the link between fossil fuels and climate change summit between President Trump and North Korea's leader could happen early this year in apparent preparation for that Kim Jong on making. A four day trip to China CBS's, Ben Tracy from Beijing North Korean leader, Kim Jong moon has now arrived here in Beijing for what appears to be a multi day. Visit he is expected to meet with Chinese president Xi Jinping in this will be the fourth meeting between these two leaders in just the past year. Now, we are told that Kim Jong moon has brought with him his wife resold Jew as well. As Kim Yang Chow who is one of his top diplomats. Now, that's significant because Kim Yong tool has been the point person for discussions with United States. And we're South Korea Washington is still pressing the north to come up with a detailed accounting of its nuclear arsenal. And so far that has not happened. Twelve hundred fish twelve hundred fifteen national grid workers okayed a new contract today ending their lockout that began in June. They'll return to work in a couple of weeks, although we won't have to attend the next Nantucket court date and Kevin Spacey's cases March fourth Spacey in court today for a brief appearance. A not guilty plea entered on the disgraced actors behalf to charges of groping an eighteen year old boss boy in a bar in two thousand sixteen. Geno.
"ben tracy" Discussed on WTMJ 620
"What did you see the earthquake into nominees easier was by far the the worst story that we covered this year, the devastation was just unbelievable to see we landed in Palu at an at an airport that was destroyed and you had people just all over the runway waiting for planes to land to get them out of there. Because basically where they lived had become hell on earth. You have neighborhood where the earthquake had liquefied the ground and just swallowed up. The house is basically turned the ground into quicksand. So you'd go into some of these neighborhoods and you'd see. You know, what appeared to be a neighborhood that maybe had been built on a hillside or kind of an elevated area, and then we talked to people, and they'd say, no, this was flat that is the earth that jutted out and push those houses up and sunk those other ones. It was devastation damage. I have never seen before. And frankly, you this sounds horrible to say, but you don't get the smell of death out of your head for a really long time after something like this. And sadly, we saw so many bodybags so many families mornings so many people just on the side of the street wailing because they had just found out that their loved one was dead. It was really horrendous and a recovery. I'm sure will take many more months if not years CBS news correspondent, Ben Tracy covering Asia on the urine. Rhonda, thanks, man. Thank you. Stay with us. Just.
Huawei CFO bail hearing to resume in Canada as Beijing steps up pressure
"A bail hearing continues in Canada today for the woman who heads up the Chinese tech company while way CBS's Ben, Tracy. Chinese government is really putting a lot of pressure on both the United States and Canada to release mung Joe we have seen state media here in China called her detainment in Vancouver inhumane, they Chinese government. Then summoned the American ambassador in Beijing to lodge official complaints he faces fraud charges in the US that carry a potential prison sentence of
"ben tracy" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030
"End. Carolina resident Karen Willis psalms Parker reflecting on tropical storm Florence. Following profitable. Storm. Karen? Ker? Reflecting on or. You were close enough to the is that we fail hundred over one hundred mile an hour winds here, and it's still raining. It started Monday night, and it's still raining. The National Hurricane Center expects not to continue even though the storm has weakened Lawrence continued to move very slowly westward over South Carolina. We expect to move farther inland over the next day or two and it's now just barely tropical storm with maximum winds of forty miles per hour. Florence is now blamed up for about a dozen deaths. I'm Peter King in summerville, South Carolina. Evacuation orders for several areas in South Carolina's low country, including Charleston now been rescinded. But further up the coast orders for orient, Georgetown, counties are still in effect. That includes little beach the area south of there. There are several rivers that slow through that area. The concern is that they will overflow and flood the roads in and out halfway around the world, I'm much stronger storm than even Florence is. Now blamed for twenty eight deaths in the Philippines correspondent Ben Tracy throughout the region. Residents woke up to see the devastation roofs from buildings trees pulled from the ground and fallen power lines that. Blackouts in some areas. Tens of thousands of people were successfully evacuated domesticated five million people remain. Title. How's it heading for.
Incredibly ambitious Ocean Cleanup project is launching this weekend
"Tomorrow. A ship will begin towing along device from northern California. More than a thousand miles out to sea to begin scooping up a massive heap of trash estimated the way eighty thousand tonnes cutter. Evans says more on one young man's audacious plan. It may look like a giant pipeline. But this two thousand foot long contraption will soon be cleaning up. What's known as the great Pacific garbage? Patch made up of an estimated one point eight trillion pieces of floating plastic why not just take a big ship out there. In scoop, all this stuff up. So this area is twice the size of Texas. If you were to skim that with boats and nets it would take around seventy nine thousand years twenty four year old Dutch, inventor buoyant slant says his technology can do it much faster. He came up with the idea when he was just sixteen scuba diving in Greece, I some more plastic bags than fish. Why can't we just clean this up? Slant. Took us out on the water to show us, how his ocean cleanup system was inspired by trash covered beaches coastlines are very effective ways of catching plastic. But the thing is that in those fast ocean garbage fetches there, simply no coastlines to catch any plastic. So you built one so we build our own artificial coastline. Once it's towed to the garbage patch the collection system, floats freely with ocean currents and forms. A u shape to corral the trash skirt about ten feet. Deep will catch the plastic in his ship will then collected for recycling into products like these sunglasses, ultimately slat hopes to deploy sixty of these systems, we expect to remove around half this great Pacific average batch every five years ocean experts are hopeful it's very much an idea worth testing. But if we clean that up and don't stop to plastics at the source. We've we haven't even bigger problem. But for now slat is focused on this first full-scale test launching. Tomorrow, we'll work. No. We'll see in the coming
"ben tracy" Discussed on 760 KFMB Radio
"To the va haas casino there have been a number of road closures in the areas south of the eight freeway at west will does road but the freeway itself remains open several mobile homes have been destroyed by the fire and several homes in the area are threatened wind gusts been clocked up to twenty miles an hour where temperatures are over a hundred degrees this afternoon several buildings on camp pendleton have been evacuated due to another brush fire burning on the base this afternoon it's burning in the made side area of the base from santa margarita to deludes evacuations have been ordered for lake oh neil ncis building and delusions cdc the extreme heat forced most of us to stay indoors today news as shannon handy is at iron mountain with important reminders for anyone headed outdoor has picked up in this area but it still feels very hot out here iron mountain is one of at least four hiking trails close in the county today the others include three sisters cedar creek and the front side of mount woodson despite the closures we still found hikers out here today it was a tough climb because there was like a wind and it was a really hot win so almost felt like a furnace but then once he got to the top was a cooler win but that's like three miles up so just a really steep climb the race to save a tie soccer team found alive in a cave is turned deadly overnight for one volunteer diver who passed out underwater authorities say there's little time left to get the boys out before heavy rains returned to the region cbs news ben tracy shows us the latest efforts to rescue the team is running out and so is oxygen as crews worked frantically to pump water out of the flooded cave where twelve boys and their soccer coach are trapped we so many workers in the underground complex authorities are rushing to install a three mile long oxygen to a former tiny vce diver died from lack of oxygen overnight when he passed out underwater video shows sergeant major soman kuhnen before boarding a plane to join the rescue effort he said be on our side to bring the boys back home we've monsoon rains in the forecast this weekend.
Trump sets tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese goods; Beijing strikes back
"Wbz newsradio ten thirty an iheartradio station wbz news time eight thirty currently fifty five degrees under cloudy skies in boston on this friday june fifteenth good morning i'm josh binswanger wbz news an afghan defence ministry official reports that a us drone strike in eastern afghanistan has killed a key pakistani taliban leader we get more from cbs cami mccormick at the pentagon the us military isn't commenting on the report mullah fazlullah was killed it said in a statement only that a us counterterrorism strike was carried out thursday near the border region between afghantistan in pakistan and it targeted a senior leader of a designated terrorist organization that's lula is one of pakistan's most wanted militants he's been connected to a string of high profile attacks those little is also known for ordering the attack that targeted malulu yes who's i in twenty twelve president trump has approved a plan to impose tariffs of fifty billion dollars of chinese goods we get more from correspondent peter king the trump administration is about who impose fifty billion dollars tariffs on chinese imports china's promises immediate retaliation correspondent ben tracy in beijing you could expect china would go after things like american soybeans that american beef the chinese do already have a list of their own a fifty billion dollars worth of us products that would face terrifies skype wall street journal senior editor bob davis says us consumers will feel the pinch will mean higher prices i mean it's just that's what tariffs are there basically attacks it's kind of like a sales tax plan could set the stage for a series of trade actions against china the inspector general report on the fbi is handling of the hilary clinton email probe finds no evidence that james comey's decision making was driven by proclinton political bias but it heavily criticises komi for publicly revealing information about the clinton probe in a news conference shortly before the election in addition the report finds the komi used a personal g mail account for official government business while fbi director on several occasions world cup action underway this it's morning no score yet between egypt and uruguay in the first half president trump gave congratulations to patriot's owner bob kraft this morning after north america won the bid to host the twenty twenty six world cup the president thanked craft regarding advice around the bid craft is widely credited with convincing the president to support it in the meantime wbz's karyn regal has the governor's reaction sarker.
"ben tracy" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030
"Major this this choice statement also addressed the remains of americans missing in action or held as prisoners of war during the korean war this was so important to so many families what did it say the president said he heard a lot about it during the campaign trail and what the two countries have committed to is recovering and repatriating those remains jeff about fifty three hundred americans estimated to still be in north korea after the korean war some sixty five years later many in mass graves this has been worked on before but was stalled when north korea did not live up to its pledges on denuclearization so you can assume that those two issues repatriation denuclearization will be merged yet again major garrett thanks very much the two koreas reported this summit much differently there was walltowall coverage in the south but in the north news of the summit was delayed state tv showed an opera as the president and kim jong un met in singapore ben tracy joins us more with more on all of this right now then you've been north korea multiple times how all of this point to be portrayed there were already seen the front page of the newspaper in north korea today in it is covered with pictures of kim jong hoon with president trump and that's one of the big things that kim jong got out of this he looks like a confident world leader on the world stage he does it look like the leader of an isolated nation anymore china and south korea also been watched so closely here reaction from them a lot of music in south korea south korea obviously has the most to lose the most to gain from this immediately it does seem like the prospect of any sort of military action is off the table that's great news for south korea president moon of south korea really influential in getting some to happen at all and in china you're seeing their quite happy with this especially the cessation of military exercises that is something china has asked for for a long time that's a big gift to them and you're already seeing the chinese floating the idea of easing sanctions on north korea before there really is big progress then great to have you here with us thank you very much we're.
Trump arrives in Singapore for historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un
"In the month of may steve's cassini will explore the real story behind the numbers coming up at nine thirty five tomorrow morning right here on wtmj wtmj news time seven thirty colleen bowland standing by right now the wtmj breaking news center thank you mark president trump has arrived in singapore airforce one touching down just moments ago for this week's summit with north korean leader kim jong un over that country's nuclear program and the historic first meeting between the two the president has said he'll follow his instincts cbs news correspondent ben tracy in singapore says both sides are looking for a win stakes are high for both sides here president trump walks out of this with nothing to show for the summit there will be criticism that he basically gave kim jong a propaganda win by acknowledging kim jon moon and use nuclear program to degree that the american president would sit down and talk a new study shows wisconsin's poverty rate increased in two thousand sixteen and children were especially impacted this despite the states job growth during that span the report shows the states poverty rate rose ten point eight percent in two thousand sixteen from nine point seven percent in two thousand fifteen and the walkie celebrates fifty years of the beautiful game the milwaukee kickers soccer club started up in nineteen sixty eight the kicker is now one of the largest youth soccer clubs in the country wtmj hell i w i dot com timesaver traffic the roads still looking good this morning ninety four inbound highway sixteen.
"ben tracy" Discussed on No Agenda
"Okay so that would that was the defiant part but then it was a misfire yes so she puts the two together and you get this stupid phrase defiant misfired that means nothing that you know what this is the easter crew the historic grew it's it's very it's very hard to get anything from from corporate media during easter any other vacation because they're gone four saturday in which the isolated communist nation ballistic missiles on parade including some we haven't seen before more now from ben tracy inside the north korean capital gang when it comes to military parades north korea certainly knows how to put on a show stepping soldiers rolling tanks and rocket launchers heats elaborate scene involving hundreds of thousands of people that would be the envy of any super bowl time show anytime north korea has one of these military parades us military experts closely examined what they're parading down the street they're looking for signs that north breeze closer to developing a long range nuclear missile that could reach the united states and the signs were troubling for the first time north korea displayed new long range ballistic missiles that can be from both land in seat they are believed to be the same missile successfully tested in february and you sell it fueled and our hold arm a second but i just want to hear the same sound effect of the missile of the that they were using for the tomahawks it sounds a lot like it let's just do a comparison here.
Trump-Kim summit: Is it still on?
"Now two delegations of americans meeting with their north korean counterparts one set of meetings taking place in north korea the other is a delegation sent to singapore to work on logistics and it is increasingly clear that both president trump and kim jong hoon want this summit to happen foreign ministers for the european union nations meet in brussels today to discuss the iran nuclear deal the eu says it is looking for a way to preserve the deal that lifts economic
EU foreign ministers seek to keep Iran nuclear deal alive
"Sanctions against iran in exchange for restricting its nuclear weapons program president trump pulled out pulled the us out of the agreement earlier this month saying it was not restrictive enough you foreign policy chief frederica mug arini says member nations are committed to striking a new deal with iran acting already out of european union level to put in place set of measures to make sure that's not meant is preserved a little bit closer to home state police say they are looking for a dark colored four door sedan possibly a honda accord with front end damage on a missing headlight the
Trump-Kim summit: Is it still on?
"Ben tracy has more there are now two delegations of americans meeting with their north korean counterparts one set of meetings taking place in north korea the other is a delegation sent to singapore to work on logistics and it is increasingly clear that both president trump and kim jong hoon want this summit to happen foreign ministers for the european union nations meet in brussels today to discuss the iran nuclear deal the eu says it is looking for a way to preserve the deal that lifts economic
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"They wanted to show that they wore decommissioning that they were destroying this nuclear test site so what they did is they blew up the three remaining test tunnels at that site they claim that two of those tunnels were still usable that they could have conducted further tests there but they put explosives inside and they blew them up before they did that they actually opened up the tunnels we were able to walk right up to them see the explosives inside and then they removed us to some viewing stands further away and blew them up they then told us to walk back up towards the tunnel to see it in person diversify that indeed it had been closed at the problem is we're journalists were not nuclear experts so there was no one on site expert there to verify that what north korea claims it is done which is closing its nuclear tests like has actually occurred and we did ask our government minder if they're going to allow somebody to do that and he said he doesn't think so because they don't feel that they need somebody else to say that they've done what they say they have now done cbs news correspondent ben tracy letts beat now to our correspondent laura bicker who joins us now live from seoul the capital of south korea laura that that is a really critical point isn't it the lack of independent inspectors expert nuclear inspectors not being allowed to witness this process well first of all the journalists were hand picked by north korea most of them broadcast journalist and yes new independent experts where to make the journey i was to one here in seoul today who is a renowned expert and on weapons on the korean peninsula i'm he said there are two problems with this first of all those new antithesis whether or not this reversible whether or not this tunnels could be reopened on second of all they wanted to gather evidence they wanted to see what kind of nuclear material north korea was using what kind of tests have been carried out in these tunnels and the fear that that evidence might be lost some of it might still be there if.
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"The country says it has carried out the demolition of its nuclear test site in front of a group of foreign journalists one of those journalists cbs's ben tracy the north korean that brought a small group of media there or a very specific purpose they wanted to show that they were e commissioning that they were destroying this nuclear test site so what they did is they blew up the three remaining test tunnels at that site they claim that two of those tunnels were still usable that they could have conducted further tests there but they put explosives inside and they blew them up before they did that they actually opened up the tunnels we were able to walk right up to them the explosives inside and then they removed us to some viewing stands further away and blew them up then told us to walk back up towards the tunnel to see it in person to verify that indeed it had been closed at the problem is we're journalists or not nuclear experts so there was no one on site no outside expert air to verify that what north korea claims it has done the case closing its nuclear test site has actually occurred earlier this morning president trump interviewed on live television says there's a good chance at scheduled summit with north korean leader kim jong un will happen wbz news time eight thirty one defenders free speech are calling out the national football league after the league announced the players will be required to stand for the national anthem if they're on the field before games the owners voted to give players the option to remain in the locker room during the anthem but a couple of owners are already backtracking president trump reacted on fox and friends this morning with brian kilmeade i don't think people should be staying in locker rooms but still i think it's good you have to stand proudly for the national anthem well you shouldn't be playing you shouldn't be there maybe you shouldn't be in the country you have to stand proudly for the national anthem and the nfl owners did the right thing of that's what they've done if that is the story.
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"On iheartradio the million dollar question will it happen that june twelfth meeting between president trump and north korean leader kim jong un is still up in the air today during a white house meeting with south korea's visiting president moon jae in trump hinted at summit could be postponed the scheduled as you know on june twelfth in singapore and whether or not it happens you'll be knowing pretty soon but we're talking right now trump says he does not like the change in attitude he's picked up recently from kim overnight about two dozen journalists from the us uk china and russia all ride north korea to cover the plan dismantling of a major north korean nuclear test site cbs news correspondent ben tracy is the only u s broadcast network news journalists in north korea right now he spoke to cbs news radio from one son on north korea's east coast ben tracy was asked about the reaction there to the uncertainty surrounding next month's summit between president trump and north korean leader kim jon un in singapore me get a little bit of a feeling that there's an here but i have not heard anyone yet say anything along the lines of you know canceling the summit or not going or making any derogatory comments about the united states or president trump north korean state media warned again today the budding detente with the us and south korea could be in danger mainly because of the us south korean joint military exercises now underway the situation with north korea will be among the topics congressman joe kennedy will discuss when he appears on nightside with dan rae tonight in the eight o'clock hour right here on wbz newsradio ten thirty senator marco rubio tweets that china appears to be out negotiating the trump administration on trade the florida republican writes that beijing has so far secured concessions from the us quote without giving up anything meaningful in return rubio writes this has hashtag not winning wbz news time one forty two in sports now after the day off yesterday the.
"ben tracy" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030
"The newswatch never stops cbs news on the hour presented by theraworx relief i'm jim shanavie north korea leader kim jong un has wrapped up a three day visit to beijing and one on one meetings with chinese leader xi jinping the subject likely the north's recent outreach to south korea and the us correspondent ben tracy we're told that kim jong came here to inform president xi personally of the situation on the korean peninsula and a couple of highlights this is the first confirmation we've gotten from north korea that indeed they are willing to meet with the us in talks a summit with president trump and kim jong un is quoted as saying that denuclearization can be resolved on the korean peninsula if the united states and south korea respond with goodwill ben tracy cbs news beijing another round of protests in sacramento california last night over the police shooting death of twenty two year olds stefan clark an unarmed black man demonstrators blocked the doors of the golden one center keeping fans from the kings game against the mavericks drew believe the sacramento kings once again making the decision to play the game despite only a fraction of the fans making it inside disappointing some fans sympathizing with the protesters costs but scott thurman says the kings should have had a better plan in place this time around i would hope that they will open the doors at some point in time as the game moron arguments between fans of protesters at security barriers continue meanwhile the twitter account for the family of stefan clark tweeted the sacramento kings love and support us we don't like this and continued saying the sacramento kings.
"ben tracy" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030
"The iheart radio app okay what a game a united states picks up an eighth gold medal in south korea after the women's hockey team beat canada in a shoe route to win gold for the first time since 1998 as cbs's ben tracy tells us it's the first shootout tiebreaker in team history this was a grudge match between the wolves to hockey powerhouses so it's only fitting the game with all the way as a to a shootout tied after five shots each joslyn lambah rude david's in scored in the extra round he was then up to goalie matti rooney to step the camp she did two two and women's hockey team captain megan dugan of a danbury says the win as a dream come true and just so proud of our team the way we fought till the end um you know you got a twenty year old goaltender in there in a shootout just stealing the show and it was a full team afric today it was a full team effort where the country behind us we're just so proud and so on it and we're proud of youtube by the way united states beat canada three two two in that shootout wbz news time 1040 the largest teamsters union in new england is throwing its support behind the reelection of republican governor charlie baker teamsters local 25 of boston calls baker the best candidate to strengthen the economy and create jobs the local teamsters also pointed to the governor's willingness to work with labor leaders here in the commonwealth secretary of state bill galvin thinks it's too about setting the stage for the twenty presidential election he's talking about a law a lawsuit i should say that was filed against himself and governor baker by a coalition including former governor bill weld chapel jinqiao massachusetts and three other states divvy up their electoral college votes galvin who says he and governor baker will be defended by the attorney general think this is fueled by donald trump's winning the white house despite losing the popular vote were really thing here were be legal issue of over you we go into issue will be one or court clear if we wary and mortar politico issue which is uh people of figuring out how they can gain the system for the electoral college 2020 and uh i guess what suggest to us booker 2020 or preferential watching has already underway in gavin thinks the hope is that.
"ben tracy" Discussed on KARN 102.9
"The rational it's not a joke voitey we shy of keating langkow says kim jonghoon wants nuclear weapons so his regime can't be overthrown by the us with help from south korea north korean weapons programme expert daniel pinkston as very clear what they want is to achieve the final of victory which means unifying korea on their terms secondly it means expelling the united states from the region and they continue to develop strategies every day to achieve those goals none of the experts we've talked to believe that north korea would make a preemptive strike on the us or one of its allies but the big question is what is the us now do if north korea keeps launching missiles over japan ben tracy cbs news so we learned more about the two deadly navy ship collisions this year thursday date during a hearing in congress congressman rob wittman heads a subcommittee on seapower i think we can all agree that our nation failed these seventeen sailors the general accounting office is john pendleton said part of the problem is not enough ships i don't know what specifically caused the accident but i do know the navy is caught between an unrelenting operational demand and a limited supply ships so much so some ships are being certified admiral bill morad vice chief of naval operations which or give us all pause for just so hard we're driving the crews and served with fleet cami mccormick cbs news the pentagon hillary clinton is defending herself and attacking her own party in her upcoming book more from correspondent ansi quarters in sometimes biting new book first obtained by cnn clinton argues she was done in in part by an unhealthy thick satian on her marriage her health and her emails what makes me such a lightning rod for fury i'm really asking i met a loss she writes 'if think it's partly because i'm a woman clinton admits it was bad optics to get highly paid speeches in the runup to the race and she admits she and her team misread mood of the country i was running a traditional presidential campaign with carefully thought out policies and painstakingly built cold listens while trump was running a reality tv show that expertly in relentlessly stoked americans anger and resentment is so good trust primary opponent bernie sanders.
"ben tracy" Discussed on KKOB 770 AM
"West response to north korea's icbm as a show of force of its own correspondent ben tracy invasion in a largescale military exercise the us in south korea launched a barrage of missiles into the sea the message to north korea we have weapons to and they are not far away in a statement the pentagon said the us will use the full range of capabilities at our disposal against the growing threat from north korea so what next we asked cbs news national security analyst pran towns and we're going to have to do things differently sanctions alone not worked the timing of it allows the president now to put this at the top of his agenda in his g twenty meeting i'm stephen portnoy in warsaw poland north korea will be a major focus of president trump's meetings here in europe this week after meeting with the polish president giving a speech to polls mr trump heads to hamburg germany and the g twenty summit will hold oneonone meetings with nearly a dozen counterparts including russian president vladimir putin it'll be their first facetoface encounter a recent visitor to poland is under fire for using a former nazi death camp as a backdrop to push for a stronger us military more from wwl dave cohen in the video congressman clay higgins talks about protecting the united states of america from the evils of the world he he recorded a portion of it inside of an auschwitz gas chamber after about twenty minutes everyone was dead after the video was posted the auschwitz memorial tweeted that a former gas chamber is not a stage but a place where there should be respectful silence others on twitter called higgins disrespectful despicable and thickening dave cohen for cbs news new war this witness described what he saw as the unthinkable happened last night in the bronx was in there like a crazy guy with a gun and then a talk on shot a pointblank the.