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"I'm Dave Mattingly, Oregon's governor, says the deal's been reached with the Trump administration to remove federal law enforcement from downtown Portland. Conrad Wilson with Oregon Public Broadcasting says federal agents have been guarding the federal courthouse from sometimes violent demonstrators amid ongoing protests over racism and police brutality. Under the deal, Oregon State police will take over defending the federal courthouse. They said that they're going to work with federal law enforcement and the Portland police. The idea is to get federal law enforcement to leave, also ensuring the safety of the courthouse and those who work. Their protests in Portland have been occurring nightly for more than two months. Negotiators remain far apart on another Corona virus. Aid bill in Congress. Expanded unemployment benefits officially expired tomorrow. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says masks are now required on the House floor to guard against the Corona virus. The chair expects all members and staff to adhere to this requirement as a sign of respect for the health safety and well being of others present in the chamber and surrounding areas. The mandate comes a day after Republican Congressman Louis Gohmert of Texas tested positive for the Corona virus. Gohmert often has not worn a mask. Amid the pandemic. At least 10 members of Congress have become infected since March. This is NPR news from Washington. Members of Congress say the world's largest technology companies should be regulated because they're now monopolies. NPR's Bobby Allen says the CEOs of four of the largest companies in Silicon Valley spent much of yesterday defending the state of their industries to members of the House subcommittee. Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Apple's Tim Cook, Google, Sundar Pichai and Amazon's Jeff Bezos, each other turn in the virtual hot seat, but members of Congress were not persuaded by their appearances, Democratic representative David says Cellini, who chairs the Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel, said laws that applied to industrialists like John D. Rockefeller and Andrew Carnegie Need to be updated for the digital age. Today. The men are named Zuckerberg Cook for Chai in basins. Their control of the marketplace allows them to do whatever it takes to crush independent business expand their own power. This must end Sicilian E will release a report in about a month outlining what the first major federal regulations of the tech industry could look like. Bobby Allen. NPR NEWS SAN Francisco NASA Rover is on its way to Mars. The perseverance lifted off from Cape Canaveral in Florida amount 40 minutes ago 554 Engine ignition to.
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"Other side. On Sunday, the congressman's body will be carried over the bridge for a final journey to Montgomery for NPR News. I'm Kyle Gass it in Troy, Alabama. Hawaii is bracing for Hurricane Douglas. It's expected to hit the island sometimes Sunday with strong winds, heavy rains and a dangerous riptide. However, forecasters say Douglas is expected to weaken before moving through the area. Officials say evacuees at shelters in Honolulu will have their temperatures taken before entering as a precaution against the Corona virus. Currently, Douglas is a major Category four hurricane with top sustained winds of 130 miles per hour. I'm Dave Mattingly in Washington. Support for NPR comes from NPR stations. Other contributors include Ecmc Foundation, working to improve postsecondary educational outcomes for underserved students through evidence based innovation. Learn Mohr CMC foundation dot or GE and Americans for the Arts. This is w n y C and w n y c dot or GE. Good morning. I'm Lance. Lucky with a look at our forecast for this Friday about 76 degrees early this morning, and it will be mostly cloudy today. 87 the high about a 40% chance of showers and thunderstorms through midday. 75 tonight and our weekend will be mostly sunny will be around 88 on Saturday 93 on Sunday and mostly sunny and 95 Monday. On the next all of it. Therapist author Lori Gottlieb discusses her bestselling book. Maybe You should Talk to someone a therapist, her therapist and our Lives reveals, plus a celebration of Louisa May Alcott..
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"I'm Dave Mattingly mourners will be gathering in Texas today for George Floyd's funeral and P. R.'s David green says the man who was killed by Minneapolis police and whose death sparked nationwide protests over police brutality will be laid to rest in Houston this is gonna all take place today at fountain of praises to a make a church here in Houston and they're gonna be celebrities there and decision to friends and family you'll you'll see the reference I'll start in the actor Jamie Foxx the rapper Ludacris former vice president Joe Biden did travel here to Houston he met with the Floyd family Monday Biden reportedly is going to pick on a video at the funeral but is not gonna be there in person there was concern that the secret service might distract from these events and then in a private ceremony George Floyd is going to be laid to rest we should say right next to his mom Attorney General William Barr tells fox news the funding police departments is not the solution to police brutality Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell agrees well even if some left wing leaders fall for this nonsense I have a feeling the American people are too smart for that that's McConnell on the Senate floor after congressional Democrats introduced a bill to overhaul police procedures and accountability nine members of the Minneapolis city council have pledged to support disbanding that city's police department this is NPR news from Washington the founding member of the pointer sisters Grammy winner Bonnie pointer has died.
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"Dave Mattingly the latest corona virus aid package before Congress tops three trillion dollars house speaker Nancy Pelosi says a third of the money would go to states and cities it also includes more direct payments to individuals and families and hazard pay for essential workers vote in the house is expected this week governors in more than two dozen states have begun easing their coronavirus restrictions Virginia's governor is doing the same this week but as NPR Sarah McCammon reports some counties near Washington DC will remain restricted Virginia governor Ralph Northam has outlined a phased reopening plans that will allow some business activities to resume on Friday for example retail stores can operate at fifty percent capacity and restaurants can offer limited outdoor dining but the governor says municipal leaders in northern Virginia have asked to push that timeline back to may twenty eighth because of a higher coronavirus infection rate in the region while no region may move faster to ease restrictions we're open to some regions moving more slowly officials say northern Virginia which borders Washington DC accounts for about seventy percent of the Commonwealth's positive corona virus tests on a typical day Sarah McCammon NPR news Virginia beach officials in Nebraska say nearly four hundred thousand people voted by mail in ballot and yesterday state primary that's a record this is NPR news and this is WNYC New York Shawn Carlson one of the largest nursing home trade groups in New York state says it's concerned about the rollout of clover nineteen testing for people who work there governor Cuomo is requiring the states six hundred and fourteen nursing homes to test their employees twice a week Stephen Hansen is the president of the New York state health care facilities association he says more testing is a good thing but the number of tests require exceeds the state's capacity this is speech to date has tested approximately one point two million and under this executive order over three hundred seventy thousand test would have to be done for a week with eclipse the state's number relatively quickly governor Cuomo's office I said the state will work with any facility that can't meet the requirement nearly a dozen churches in minority neighborhoods will offer testing for covered nineteen starting today it's part of a state initiative to expand testing among communities of color who have been hit hardest by the coronavirus churches.
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"Live from NPR news in Washington I'm Dave Mattingly Georgia governor Brian Kemp is defending his decision to begin easing corona virus restrictions statewide meal Moffett with member station W. A. B. E. in Atlanta says camp was among the first to do so Kinfay sharp criticism from many when he announced the hair salons gyms in bowling alleys could re opened last Friday followed by dine in restaurants among those who chastised the conservative governor was president trump camp downplayed the president's remarks he knows like on we cannot continue this way economically we're looking at depression like unemployment we are you know facing hardships now of trying to feed everybody Kim said the increasing availability of code nineteen tests and hospital beds in Georgia factored in his decision to partially reopen for NPR news I'm a meal Moffett in Atlanta the governors of more than a dozen states are easing restrictions this week president trump has issued new guidelines for states to ramp up testing for the corona virus with a focus on governors being able to ease those restrictions we are continuing to rapidly expand our capacity and confident that we have enough testing to begin re opening and the reopening process we want to get our country open the president's blueprint calls for states to step up testing over the next week hard hit states such as New York would be able to test at double the rate of other states the centers for disease control and prevention is expanding the list of people considered a priority for testing they include those who show no symptoms of covert nineteen but who work in high risk settings such as nursing homes the federal government's loan program for small businesses hurt by the virus ran into more problems yesterday NPR's Giles Snyder says there were computer problems has the system resume taking new loan applications president trump ignores the for album at Monday's coronavirus briefing I heard there was a glitch will find out whether or not that so certainly it did work out very well for the original amount of money this is the second time outs and I'll find out about that we'll find we're relying on the banks to go out and do an accurate job trade groups including the American bankers association the industry's largest said lenders were frustrated because they had trouble accessing the system run by the small business administration the SBA says changes it made to the way it accepts applications appear to have caused the problem the system also had trouble during the first round with the initial three hundred forty nine billion dollars in funding was quickly depleted trial Snyder NPR news Wall Street futures are higher this morning following another day of gains the Dow added three hundred fifty eight points yesterday or one and a half percent the S. and P. five hundred and the nasdaq each gained more than one percent this is NPR news from Washington adidas says first quarter earnings were down sharply because of the corona virus the pandemic forced the maker of sports apparel and shoes to close seventy percent of its stores worldwide including many in the US and in Europe the centers for disease control and prevention says it's sending teams to Virginia Maryland and Delaware to try to contain outbreaks of the corona virus at poultry plants then pave your with member station BPM reports from Richmond these outbreaks are centered on two plants that employ about three thousand people Virginia governor Ralph Northam many of them do not speak English as their first language and the close quarters of the house and makes measures such as isolation and quarantine even more difficult poultry plants along the peninsula in Maryland and Delaware have also seen outbreaks a trade group for the region's plants told the Baltimore sun the plants would have to destroy nearly two million chickens because of staffing shortages caused by the virus some workers say they've been given little information or protective gear by their employers the team from the CDC will assess the outbreak and try to ramp up testing for NPR news I'm Bente year and Richmond in Wisconsin police say they're investigating the shooting deaths of five people at a house in Milwaukee the city's police chief says officers responded to a nine one one call yesterday morning where they discovered the bodies the dead ranged in age from fourteen to forty one police say the person who called police was taken into custody they believe the gunman acted alone I'm Dave Mattingly NPR news in Washington support for NPR comes from NPR stations other contributors include the Andrew W. Mellon foundation guided by the belief that the arts and humanities are essential to the well being of diverse and democratic societies learn more at Mellon dot org and the Annie E. Casey foundation good morning this is W. NYC I'm Kristin as.
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"I'm Dave Mattingly severe storms and tornadoes are blamed for at least nineteen deaths in Mississippi Arkansas Georgia and South Carolina tornadoes killed eleven people in Mississippi and Cleveland Tennessee pastor Dennis Hicks says his church was destroyed we're looking forward to sometime in the future maybe to start building it back in doing the repairs necessary the National Weather Service has posted tornado watches this morning from northern Florida to southeast Virginia Dr Anthony Fauci says it's conceivable parts of the U. S. could begin opening up next month as part of what he calls a rolling re entry as new coronavirus infections go down and areas emerge from restrictions on nonessential travel the leading expert on the White House coronavirus task force says that's provided health officials can quickly identify and isolate those likely to become infected NPR's Tim mak says president trump still has critics of how he's responding to the global pandemic the president said he would waive license requirements so that doctors could practice in different states but medical licensing is a state issue when the president does not have the authority to waive this he said he would purchase large amounts of oil for the U. S. strategic reserve but he has not yet secured funds from Congress to do so and that still hasn't across the US the virus has killed more than twenty two thousand people this is NPR news from Washington live from KQED news I'm Devin Katayama governor Gavin Newsom announced over the weekend at his office plans to divert one hundred million dollars to supplement child care for central workers KQED Susie Neilson gives us the breakdown of how the money will be distributed the funds would be split fifty fifty the first fifty million will provide vouchers for families who meet certain requirements they can use those at a range of settings but it's unclear when the funds themselves will kick in or how many for parents would help centers they can't open anyway during the lockdown we've been trying figure sleep for about ten years to build up an emergency fund that's a less low executive.
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"In Washington I'm Dave Mattingly British prime minister Boris Johnson remains in intensive care at a hospital in London his spokesman says the prime minister is in stable condition and receiving oxygen to deal with the corona virus Johnson is not on a ventilator NPR's Frank Langfitt says Johnson seems to be maintaining his upbeat nature even after he was admitted to the hospital yesterday he tweeted that he was in good spirits and you know it had this sort of rallying cry we're gonna fight this virus and keep everybody safe so it is a little hard to tell exactly what his situation is right now and and that's probably the biggest thing on the minds of the people here in the United Kingdom Johnson is fifty five years old this is primary day in Wisconsin where the National Guard is running polling sites because of the virus thousands of election workers resigned to head up the voting over health concerns NPR's Giles Snyder reports Wisconsin's democratic governor Tony Eberts had tried to postpone the election for two months over safety concerns and a lack of poll workers but the state Supreme Court sided with Republicans willing Evers does not have the authority to postpone in person voting despite stay at home orders and a ban on public gatherings in a separate case the US Supreme Court rejected an attempt to extend absentee voting in Wisconsin on Wall Street the Dow was up four hundred fifty two points this is NPR news from KCRW on cherry Glazer with state and local headlines millions of Californians are staying home and that appears to be flattening the curve but California's number of Kobe nineteen cases is not expected to peak for several more weeks and governor Gavin Newsom says to keep those numbers low we all need to keep staying home the models mean nothing if we begin to step back and change our behavior by getting cabin fever and no longer practicing physical distance the physical distancing is working there more than fourteen thousand confirm covert nineteen cases in California but not enough testing to ensure that number's accurate Newsome says he's working on lining up thousands of additional hospital beds to meet an expected surge in the number of patients California court officials have agreed to halt proceedings that could lead to addictions are foreclosures during the corona virus and to eliminate bail for misdemeanor a low level felony cases in all the judicial council the policy making body for the state court system approved eleven of merchants he measures yesterday to keep essential services and protect people from the novel coronavirus KCRW's Darrell Samson has the details it usually takes months of debate and deliberations to make even one of the changes approved by the judicial council but officials say the pandemic eliminated the luxury of time the move to end cash bail for relatively minor cases is designed to keep defendants safe it echoes a similar policy that was enacted in LA county by district attorney Jackie Lacey last week dozens of inmates in jail and prison workers have contracted the novel coronavirus and officials fear a health catastrophe if the virus spreads widely in the inmate population meanwhile governor Gavin Newsom has already called for a moratorium on the fictions but this judicial order goes further by suspending all court summons judgments and walk out orders one proposal that was debated but not adopted would have revoked the rights of criminal defendants to appear in person at pre trial proceedings but it was opposed by defense attorneys California Chief Justice Tani Cantil soccer a said that court rooms were now so empty that hearings could be held with appropriate distancing for Casey R. W. I'm Carole saxman and crime has dipped substantially in LA as most Angelenos stayed home last month due to the pandemic police chief Michael Moore says the city saw reductions in crime in almost every category except auto theft for an overall drop of twenty three percent compared to a year ago support for NPR comes from T. Rowe price offering a strategic investing approach with a long term perspective aimed at helping investors feel confident through a variety of market conditions.
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"I'm Dave Mattingly president trump is disputing a watchdog report that finds many hospitals in the US are facing severe shortages of corona virus testing supplies NPR's child Snyder reports on the president's comments at the latest White House task force briefing the president told reporters at the report's findings are wrongly suggested politics may have played a part and demanded to know when health and human resources acting inspector general Christie Graham was appointed the IG's report is based on a telephone survey of more than three hundred hospitals conducted in late March it paints a dire picture of hospitals facing equipment and testing shortages as well as burnout among staff new York's governor Andrew Cuomo says he's extending the state's stay home order through the end of April with new data suggesting social distancing is working president trump and democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden spoke by phone yesterday about the country's response to the corona virus pandemic and P. R. sauce McAuliffe reports trump described the conversation as wonderful and warm dividing campaigns at the former vice president offered several suggestions the trump administration could take now to address the ongoing pandemic the context for this call goes back to last week when one of trump's advisors questioned why Biden was criticizing the president rather than calling the White House to offer support this is NPR news from Washington California's governor says his state will loan hundreds of ventilators to the national stockpile to help other states dealing with large numbers of covert nineteen patients NPR's to Wayne brown reports ventilators are one of the most important tools hospitals used to keep covert nineteen patients in the most critical condition alive but many hospitals in New York and elsewhere won't have enough available for certain patients in the coming weeks governor Gavin Newsom is loaning out five hundred ventilators from California where the virus is expected to peak in may because of the delayed federal response Newsome is hoping more states will work together to share supplies so far New York status and for more than forty seven hundred deaths the most in the country Duane brown NPR news Los Angeles British prime minister Boris Johnson remains in intensive care at a hospital in London cabinet minister Michael go says Johnson is conscious and has been receiving oxygen but he says he's not on a ventilator Johnson is fifty five years old Britain's Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab is in charge of the government with Johnson hospitalized Tokyo in six regions of Japan under a state of emergency because of the corona virus the designation came earlier today from prime minister Shinzo Ave the prime minister is vowing there will be no sweeping lockdowns there I'm Dave Mattingly NPR news in Washington time now is three thirty three it's KQED public radio what can you do with a tin of sardines in a can of chickpeas are you bored with your own cooking yet on the next fresh air we talk about cooking at a time of social.
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"Live from NPR news in Washington I'm Dave Mattingly president trump continues to promote an anti malaria drug as a possible treatment for the corona virus has health officials caution it's not been proven safe or effective for covert nineteen patients percent P. R.'s Franco were down yes president trump said the federal government has stockpiled twenty nine million doses of hydrochloric when to treat the corona virus trump repeated a line he has used many times before what do you have to lose when discussing the controversial treatment I've seen things that I sort of like so what do I know I'm not a doctor I'm not a doctor but I have common sense when a reporter shot past Dr Anthony Fauci a member of the task force who has said there's no evidence of the drug's benefit against the virus president trump interrupted before doctor felt she could answer Franco or Dona as NPR news many governors say they're frustrated with the federal government's response to the corona virus pandemic as NPR's Joel rose reports the governor say they're not getting enough help from the trump administration to secure a central medical supplies to treat covert nineteen patients the nation's governors have complained for weeks that they've been forced to compete with each other and FEMA to buy crucial supplies like masks and ventilators here's Illinois governor JB Pritzker I've given up on the federal government honestly you know really showing up in the way that I think we all would have expected them to the trump administration argues that the states should play a bigger role in finding the medical supplies to combat the corona virus epidemic the Pritzker says the crisis is too big for states to handle individually it's called the Federal Emergency Management Agency for a reason he said toll roads NPR news officials in New York say a tiger at the Bronx zoo has a confirmed case of covert nineteen and P. R.'s Hannah Hageman says it marks the first known coronavirus infection of an animal in the U. S. S. their limited reports of animal infections worldwide and according to federal officials this is the first ever tiger to contract the virus and the only documented animal in the U. S. to test positive for corona virus the Bronx zoo said in a statement that in a symptomatic care taker infected the four year old female Malayan tiger six other big cats have since developed a dry cough this first confirmed case opens up questions on how the virus spreads between animal populations but the big cats are expected to recover Hanna Hagerman NPR news gasoline prices in the U. S. continue falling because of the effects of the corona virus on commuters school systems travel tourism and other businesses triple a says nationwide gas is averaging about one ninety three a gallon it's down about eight cents a gallon from a week ago triple a says it's forty seven cents less than one month ago this is NPR news from Washington stock markets in Asia finished higher today after Italy and France reported smaller increases in their daily death tolls from the corona virus Japan's Nikkei index gained more than four percent stocks in South Korea added more than three and a half percent Hong Kong's hang Seng rose more than two percent markets in China were closed today Wall Street futures are higher this morning Dow futures are up almost eight hundred points nasdaq futures are up more than three hundred the intelligence community's inspector general who was fired last week by president trump is pushing back saying he did nothing wrong the president says Michael Atkinson did a terrible job NPR Scott Newman reports Michael Atkinson is the one who alerted Congress last year of the whistleblower complaint that was filed about president trump's controversy phone call with Ukraine's president he's been given thirty days notice by trump who says he lost confidence in the inspector general but in a statement on Sunday the inspector general pushed back suggesting that the president's decision to dismiss him was because he was doing his job that's N. P. R. Scott Newman the Taliban are accusing the U. S. and the Afghan government of violating a peace agreement the militant group signed with the trump administration in February the Taliban are warning they will resume violent attacks if the violations continue in particular the group cites US drone attacks against civilians a spokesman for the US military denies the Taliban's delegation calling it baseless militant group is also criticizing that that the delayed release of five thousand Taliban prisoners I'm Dave Mattingly in Washington.
Amid 'yellow vest' rebellion, Macron woos business leaders
"The speed limit last year on rural roads from fifty five miles an hour to forty eight. Was actually one of the things that set off the yellow vest movement political analysts Kristoff Bobby says for people living in rural France without public transport. Their car is everything Virpi falling deep France in the countryside. My car is my liberty Nafi, but my car Bobby says when people could no longer drive fast and had to pay higher gas prices. They cracked Eleanor Beardsley, NPR news Paris. I'm Dave Mattingly. NPR news in Washington. I'm Richard Hake on WNYC in New York. Now a month into the partial government shutdown. New York Senator Kirsten gillibrand says the president is holding public servants hostage by offering to extend temporary protections for some immigrants in exchange for billions of dollars for the border wall. Speaking on ABC news, the democratic presidential candidates said the so-called dreamers who came to the US children deserve a better deal. People need a pathway to citizenship, and
Ex-Senate Intel security chief sentenced for lying to FBI
"As the airlines tried to clear a backlog of flights. Police are still looking for those responsible for violating the restricted airspace. South of London, British Prime Minister, Theresa May was asked about it. I feel for all passengers whose travel plans have been disrupted by this drone activity officials at Gatwick say roughly seven hundred flights are scheduled to take off before the end of the day. A new report says the federal government is doing not enough to support native American tribes in the US Brian bowl with member station. K L C C says the findings come from the U S commission on civil rights. The report cites called insufficient federal spending and areas such as education housing and healthcare. For example, says Indian health services expenditures per page. Patients are a third of what spouts on the rest of the US population. Cheryl Kennedy, chairwoman of the confederated tribes of the grand Ronde says congress ascending a troubling message. We don't matter is that it even though the treaty started in the eighteen fifties. Even today, we're still viewing new as less than second class citizens. We don't have to really pay attention to how well we fund you the civil rights commission recommend that congress review shortfalls and pass a spending package to address unmet needs. For NPR news. I'm Brian bowl in Eugene, Oregon. I'm Dave Mattingly. NPR news in Washington. Support for NPR comes from NPR stations. Other contributors include the George gun foundation, working to make Cleveland and northeast Ohio more, globally, competitive, livable, sustainable, and just more information available at gun foundation dot org and the corporation for public broadcasting. I'm Nora
British Airways to resume Pakistan flights after a decade
"Years old. British Airways says it plans to resume flights to Pakistan next June. They were suspended a decade ago. After a deadly truck bombing at the Marriott hotel in Islam Abbad, it left more than fifty people dead and injured dozens British Airways says it'll have three flights a week to Pakistan. Pakistani officials are welcoming the news. I'm Dave Mattingly. NPR news in Washington, and I'm Cheri Glazer. And you are listening to KCRW starting to see few busy spots out on the freeways this morning. But nothing major if you're making your way through Carson headed up into the south bay northbound four zero five at Wellington getting reports of a spin out. There sounds like that's been taken care of pretty quickly. Now too far away though, southbound one ten at spallina boulevard a two car collision in the right lane. And it sounds like that's going to take a little while to straighten things out Glendora earlier crash clearing westbound to ten baseline all the activities been over to the right shoulder. Westbound. Ten starting to get busy as you make your way out of west Covina from grand over to bow pointing while you probably heard about the big waves
Blockaded Qatar to pull out of Saudi-dominated OPEC
"Of students are going back to class today in northern California for the first time since the campfire left widespread destruction some of the more than thirty thousand students in Butte county will be relocating to different schools because of the fire damage and destruction that fire broke out on November eighth that left eight people dead. I'm Dave Mattingly in Washington. Support for NPR comes from NPR stations. Other contributors include Sierra, Nevada brewing company, family owned operated and argued over since one thousand nine hundred eighty proud supporter of independent thought whether that's online over the air or in a bottle, more at Sierra, Nevada dot com. It's
U.S. judge to weigh temporary halt to Trump's asylum order
"Jewish home party withdrew its threat to quit and topple the government. British Prime Minister, Theresa may is lobbying business leaders for supportive her Brexit deal today. She speaking to industry executives in London. I'm Dave Mattingly. NPR news in Washington. The
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"From NPR news in Washington. I'm Dave Mattingly. This is the last full day of campaigning across the US for candidates running in tomorrow's midterm elections. Democrats are hoping to regain control of congress. Emily Previti with member station. W ITF says seven of twelve congressional seats occupied by Republicans in Pennsylvania are considered up for grabs. Republican Scott Perry. One three prior US house races by as many as forty points. But during this campaign, he's pulled as little as one point out of democrat, George Scott, Democrats got the upper hand in some districts, author the state's congressional map was redrawn this year, but the tenth was not expected to be quite as close as it's become a number of governors races. Are also being watched closely, including ones in Florida and Georgia. The European Union says it will continue commercial ties with Iran as the US reimposes sanctions on Tehran has Teri Schultz reports they're on again after President Trump. Withdrew from the Iranian nuclear agreement. The EU threatens to penalize any European company that pulls out of Iran duty US sanctions still it's not a difficult calculation for EU entities to make most have much smaller interests in Iran than they do with the US and many have canceled contracts rather than risk the wrath in Washington, the EU is setting up an alternative payment mechanism with Iran to avoid US penalties. But some Member States are not on board in the project is faltering. This is NPR news from Washington. The Trump administration is heading to court today in New York. It's the first legal challenge to a citizenship. Question added to the twenty twenty US census NPR's Hansi lo-long says there are multiple lawsuits involving more than two dozen states and cities seeking to have that question removed. The Trump administration has said that what's driving. It's push for citizenship. Question is a Justice department request for better citizenship data to enforce the Voting Rights Act, but new court filings show that a top Justice department official has testified that the question is not necessary to enforce that law. Jury selection begins today in New York and the trial of Mexican drug Lord Joaquin Guzman, the man known as El Chapo, he's pleaded not guilty to seventeen federal charges. He's accused of smuggling more than two hundred tons of cocaine into the US the cost of gasoline continues falling across the country. There's been an eight cent drop in the past two weeks to an average to eighty five for regular. So in the past month, we've had a drop of more than twelve cents per gallon. That's analyst trilby Lundberg. She says cheaper. Crude oil is the main reason for declining gasoline prices triple as daily fuel gauge shows regular averaging two seventy six nationwide on the west coast in states such as California Washington and Oregon gas remains well above three dollars a gallon. I'm Dave Mattingly. NPR news in Washington. Support.
EU scrambles to defy US Iran sanctions
"The government of continued its crackdown on protests. Arrests were made of mortars perceived to be making political statements like marathon runner. Alex Vanegas who brought blue and white political science and a cardboard dove to the Milagro that you're cemetery in Managua, heavy police and military presence was reported in cemeteries around. He got our for NPR news. I'm Marie Martin gasoline. Prices continue falling across the US with the summer driving season. Over the latest Lundberg survey shows nationwide the cost of regular is down eight cents a gallon over the past two weeks. It's averaging two eighty five analyst trilby Lundberg says cheaper. Crude oil is the main reason for the price drop. Aaa says it's tracking shows regular averaging two seventy six a gallon across the US stock. Analysts say investors remain concerned about ongoing trade tensions between the US and China the markets in Japan, China and South Korea lost one percent or more today. Hong Kong, they fell more. Than two percent. I'm Dave Mattingly. NPR news in Washington. Support for NPR comes from NPR stations. Other contributors include the William and flora Hewlett foundation, committed to supporting ideas and institutions to advance education for all preserve the environment and promote vibrant performing arts. More information is available at Hewlett dot org.
Trump administration asks Supreme Court to halt trial over census
"Senior Trump officials to be considered the plaintiffs however, say the depositions of commerce secretary Wilbur Ross and Justice department official John gore are. Improving their claims Ross misuses the thirty over the senses and discriminated against immigrant communities of colored by adding the question Ross, it said the question is needed to better and force the Voting Rights Act, Hansie will NPR news, New York. Boston is getting ready to celebrate the Red Sox four th World Series title and fifteen years the city's victory parade begins tomorrow morning at Fenway park. Boston beat the Los Angeles Dodgers four games to one in the fall classic. I'm Dave Mattingly in Washington.
Airstrikes blamed for 21 Afghan civilian deaths in 2 days
"It's a spare the air day for the bay area will have sunny skies and highs to the mid nineties live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Dave Mattingly. President Trump is chairing his first meeting of the UN Security Council. This morning. He's addressing efforts to combat the threat of nuclear chemical weapons. Trump has mentioned Iran and Syria in his early remarks ahead of the Security Council meeting Trump repeated his accusation that Democrats on the Senate
Cynthia Nixon Loses Democratic Primary for New York Governor
"NPR news and the New York conversation. Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Dave Mattingly. Water rescues are ongoing this morning and parts of North Carolina where hurricane Florence has come ashore it made landfall near rights Phil beach, not far from Wilmington as a category. One storm in new Bern north of Wilmington more than one hundred people have been rescued from their homes. Some from rooftops because of heavy rains and storm. Search gene Hodges is the assistant manager of craven county had a mandatory evacuation was it. If you do decide to stay. We can't promise you that. We will be able to respond to you. So we tried to make that abundantly clear. We're trying to best to to help as many people as we can more than one and a half million people were told to evacuate ahead of Florence in the Carolinas and Virginia
Inside the massive Russian ‘war games’ involving 300,000 troops
"Thirteenth twenty five years ago today, the Oslo accords were signed, Israel and Palestinian seemed on a road east will look back on what's happened since. Here's the news. Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Dave Mattingly. Forecasters say hurricane Florence remains on track to come ashore near the border between north and South Carolina as early as tomorrow afternoon. Florence is
Supreme Court nominee steers clear of Trump criticism
"Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Dave Mattingly. Employers in the US added two hundred one thousand jobs last month as the nation's jobless rate held steady unemployment remained at three point nine percent. That's near an eighteen year, low hourly wages rose and are two point nine percent higher than this time a year ago. Wells Fargo senior economist Sarah house says that's significant wages are rising at the fastest pace. We've we've seen this expansion. And so I think that's a straight of of the fact that the labor market is in fact, tightening and workers are getting a little bit more and their take home pay. The job gains were spread across many industries.
China denies Trump's claim it hacked Clinton's emails
"China is denying a claim by President Trump that Beijing, hacked Hillary Clinton's emails in two thousand. Sixteen here's NPR's rob Schmitz China's foreign ministry spokeswoman watch winging told reporters that China is firmly opposed, to all forms of, cyber attacks and espionage early Wednesday on Twitter President Trump claimed China, had hacked the emails of then presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and suggested the FBI. And the department of Justice investigate the matter he, failed offer any evidence to support the claim Russian interference in the two thousand sixteen election in the hacking, of democratic campaign Email lent a, special, counsel Robert Mueller's
Man arrested after jumping fence at Los Angeles airport
"Exciting Hi tech, environments Wisconsin Democrats say. Foxconn has been reducing its jobs commitment in recent weeks for, NPR news I'm Chuck, Hornbach in, Milwaukee. Foxconn says it plans to employ up to thirteen thousand people in Wisconsin police in Los Angeles say a man. Who jumped a fence and ran onto a runway at the l. a.. International airport yesterday has mental, health
Rockets disrupt presidential holiday speech in suspected Taliban attack
"Police in Afghanistan say Taliban militants. Fired two rockets today at the presidential palace in Kabul has the country's president Ashraf Ghani was speaking to the nation one landed near the presidential compound the other hit close to. A NATO building and. The US embassy to police officers were injured the attack prompted an. Aerial response from helicopter
Number Of Pregnant Women With Opioid Use Disorder Quadrupled In 15 Years
"Health experts, say one consequence of the opioid epidemic in the US is more pregnant women giving birth with dangerous drugs. In their systems NPR's Richard Harris reports the centers for disease control And prevention says the rate of. Women testing positive for opioid drugs when they delivered their babies quadrupled between nineteen ninety nine and twenty fourteen on average out of every thousand deliveries six women tested, positive for, heroin prescription opioids or similar drugs
The human and financial costs of a measles outbreak
"Three point nine FM and AM, h. one NPR news and the New York conversation From NPR news in Washington I'm Dave Mattingly a suicide bombing, in Afghanistan today has killed at. Least ten people some reports put that death toll much higher NPR's Diaa Hadid says the attack took. Place near a, Shiite mosque at least one suicide bomber targeted the congregation in Garda's city. A town near the border with Pakistan police, told Reuters they were trying to enter the mosque to help more. People wounded inside no militant group claimed responsibility for the attack but ISIS has repeatedly struck. Shot mosques shrines and gatherings across Afghanistan the suicide bombing comes a. Day after militants abducted and killed three foreign, nationals in Kabul they've been working as cooks for the international food company said, Exo the chairman of the Senate Judiciary committee says Democrats. Are stalling as they continue to ask for more documents on federal judge Brad Kavanagh President Trump's nominee to the US supreme court I question the sincerity of demands for more docu In other words what. More do they. Need to know to vote no that's high will Republican Charles Grassley. Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer is seeking documents from the national archives related to, Kavanagh's time working as a White. House lawyer for President George W Bush Kavanagh's confirmation hearing is expected in September with a Senate vote. Before November's congressional, midterm elections I'm Dave Mattingly NPR news in Washington I'm Richard Hake on. WNYC in New York New York City's department, of health published its conclusions about what it learned from a twenty. Thirteen measles outbreak in Brooklyn the largest outbreak in decades WNYC's Zoe Atalay has more an. Adolescent brought home the measles after a trip to London it spread. To fifty eight people in orthodox Jewish borough, park Williamsburg most of those cases where people who had chosen not to be, vaccinated the outbreak led to one woman having a miscarriage. And cost the city hundreds of thousands of dollars Dr, Jane soccer says some doctors didn't recognize the virus which delayed treatment you know in these days doctors don't often see. Measles rather than in the past when it was much more common doctors soccer says in the last few. Years the health department has been educating. Parents and pediatricians and orthodox Jewish neighborhoods about, the importance of vaccinations some two, hundred fifty students from across the city are in an arts, bootcamp this summer the. Two week program helps eighth graders prepare for additions that are part of the admissions process at some high schools Paris. Briggs says she wants to try out for the dance program at. LaGuardia high school.
Crews battling California wildfires face extreme conditions
"We join the network the time is eighteen before six from NPR news in Washington I'm Dave Mattingly forecasters say, temperatures in the, mid nineties and windy conditions are expected to return today to northern California that's where crews continue battling the car fire in and around reading it's destroyed more than a thousand homes and left six people dead mad. Gillam with, Boise state public radio says firefighting personnel from Australia and New Zealander heading to the US to help battle wildfires in, the west fire professionals including. Division supervisors strike team leaders and? Helicopter, managers are among those on the way American fire managers tapped Australia and New Zealand for assistance because fire infrastructure and the two nations is similar to that of the US when internet National personnel arrive they'll undergo a one day orientation, the Boise based National Interagency Fire center before being deployed to. Wildfires across the west nearly one hundred large wildfires are burning from Texas to Washington state a record crowd turned out. In Atlanta last night for major league soccer's all star game you. Vent Ventas beat the MLS team on penalty kicks after the game ended one to one, in regulation Taylor Gant, with Georgia public broadcasting says more than seventy two thousand people filled Mercedes Benz stadium Atlanta United star Joseph Martinez, who scored the, only goal for the MLS was named the team's MVP event a superstar Cristiano Renaldo was absent from the match after deciding to take some time off after the World Cup I'm Dave Mattingly NPR news in Washington.
Smoking ban takes effect in public housing
"And AM eight twenty NPR news and the New York conversation From NPR news in Washington I'm Dave Mattingly officials. In northern California say a. Wildfire that's been burning for nine days in the reading area has. Now destroyed nine hundred sixty five homes. That, number continues to grow as crews, work to contain the car fire containment is at less than one third, it's left six people, dead Tiffany Cam high with member station k. q. e. d. reports on another wildfire. North of San Francisco the Mendocino complex fire has quickly become one of, the largest active wildfires in California a Cal fire spokeswoman says, crews have been making good. Progress on containment especially since more than six hundred. Firefighters from across the state joined the fight Monday night thousands of people from nearby towns have been. Evacuated the UN is condemning the militants. Who carried out yesterday's attack on a government building in Jalalabad Afghanistan NPR's Diaa Hadid says it left fifteen People dead the attack began with a suicide bomber blowing himself up at the gate. Of a government building it ended hours, later the dead included an aid worker with the International Rescue Committee it followed an attack. On Saturday when an ISIS. Militants stormed dormitory the midwife trainees they killed three people ISIS and. The Taliban are active in and around. Jalalabad, neither group is claiming responsibility for, yesterday's attack I'm Dave Mattingly in Washington and I'm Richard Hake on WNYC, in New York the, city's public housing residents are being told no smoking allowed anywhere on Nitra property starting. Monday public housing authorities across the country began enforcing the smoking ban WNYC, Zoe Atalay spoke to nitro residents about the new policy at, side the proof houses were. His family has lived for ten years Hector Melendez. Says prohibiting tenants from smoking inside their apartment is about more than.
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"News in Washington I'm Dave Mattingly jury selection begins today in Virginia in the trial of Paul Manafort President, Trump's former campaign manager NPR's Carrie Johnson says Manafort has pleaded not guilty. To Bank and tax fraud charges involving millions of dollars this prosecution revolves around lucrative lobbying work at Manafort performed for the government in Ukraine the pro. Russia government there prosecutors say, he earns something like sixty million dollars and failed. To report a lot of on anonymous tax, returns and when that worked right up in Ukraine they say he borrowed against the value of his real estate and allegedly misled banks and lenders, about all that Federal Reserve, policymakers are meeting, over the next couple of days in Washington to examine, the US economy and interest rates has Steve Beck, ner reports no-change-in-rates is expected this week having just raised the overnight federal funds rate a. Quarter point for the second time this year in mid, June the Fed is not. App to raise it again this but German, Jerome Powell and his colleagues are assured to debate how much further to lift short-term rates this year most want to more rate hikes others just one and some say no more are needed most economists expect another rate hike in September last week. The Commerce. Department reported second-quarter economic growth, at an annual rate of four point one percent the fastest pace in nearly four years I'm Dave Mattingly in, Washington Chakrabarti in many cultures families. Continued to arrange marriages for their, kids a Pakistani game designers drawing a distinction between arranged. And forced marriage there are arranged marriages.
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"NPR news in. Washington I'm Dave Mattingly the remains of what are. Believed to be fifty five American servicemen killed during the Korean war have been handed over. To the US there flag-draped cases were placed aboard a US military plane in North Korea today and flown to the Osan. Airbase in South Korea The handover was agreed to. In President Trump's June summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong UN a formal ceremony and South Korea is scheduled next week Officials in Greece say many people are still missing following this week's deadly forest fire search, teams are looking through out homes. For more victims divers are in the ocean where many. Ran to escape the flames as Joanna kakissis reports, from Athens the death toll stands. At eighty three relatives are looking in morgues for missing loved ones medical examiner, say it's, virtually impossible to identify bodies burned beyond recognition in the fire disaster experts from Germany. Are helping the Greeks identify the bodies through DNA sampling Greek authorities suspect arson caused. The fire survivors blame the government for the lack of evacuation routes a large wildfire. In northern California has left one person. Dead and three firefighters injured the body of the bulldozer operator was found last, night in the city of reading I'm Dave Mattingly NPR news in Washington Public housing.
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"In, Washington I'm Dave Mattingly President Trump is. Warning Iran it should, quote never ever threaten the United States again the president warns Tehran of dire consequences if it doesn't listen this follows comments from Iran's president. Assan Ruhani who cautioned the US war with Iran. Would be what he calls the mother of all wars Mark laudner is a. Former special assistant to Trump this is sending a strong signal to both the Iranian leadership that you are baseless. Rhetoric will not be tolerated and the Iranian. People saying you don't have to live. Like this any longer we are not supporters of the, Iranian regime lottery was speaking to NPR's morning edition Trump's warning on Twitter was applauded by Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Toronto's police chief says terrorism. Has not been ruled out in last night shooting that left two, people dead and a dozen wounded witnesses Reported hearing about twenty shots as a. Gunman opened fire on people in the Greek town. Neighborhood of shops and restaurants Mary Fraga dacas is on Toronto city council this. Is a street where people walk everyday groceries dinner Davin ice cream sitting in the square enjoy their summer and. Subsequently devastating it's unclear if the gunman was. Killed by police or took his own. Life he's identified as a twenty nine year old man, I'm Dave Mattingly NPR news in Washington twenty minutes now past six and with another look at your early commute conditions this morning here's Joe McConnell Joe the San Mateo bridge slowdown explain there is a, stall reported westbound near the high rise section blocking a lane and that's that's why it's all backed up across the span the. Latest problem is north one zero one at triple de LA Cruz a report of a crash their vehicles over to the left side eight, eighty southbound at east Sylva. Collision off to the, side of the road and the backup to just before hobby to thirty eight mass transit still a good option all on time Joe McConnell for QB all right thank you serve his report brought to you by Pacific catch west. Coast fish house and he'll update us again..
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"In Washington I'm Dave Mattingly dive teams are expected back at table rock lake, in Missouri this morning to look for more victims from capsized amphibious duck boat it flipped and sank yesterday near Branson during a strong thunderstorm killing at least eleven. People five others. Are still missing. Doug Rader. Is the sheriff of stone county. Was actually a stone county sheriff's deputy. On the boat he was in the water rescue and people the national weather. Service. Says the lake was being hit by winds topping sixty miles per hour at the time a second duck boat, on a lake made it to shore safely damage. Assessments are underway in central Iowa after a, series of tornadoes heavily damaged homes businesses and. Vehicles in three cities at least seventeen people were hurt the federal government now has less than a, week to finish reuniting eligible children. Five and older who were separated from their families along the US Mexico border on suspicion of entering the country illegally Julie small with member station k. q. e. d. says it's a court. Order deadline three hundred sixty four children are back in the arms of their. Mother or father but they're just a fraction of the children ages. Five to seventeen that the government cleared for reunification and a significant number of kids are. In limbo because of questions. About their parents some were deported others were deemed unfit because of a criminal history government must reunite. Their remaining children by July twenty sixth I'm. Dave Mattingly NPR news in, Washington I'm Richard Hake on WNYC in, New York mayor de Blasio says.
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"From n._p._r. news in washington i'm dave mattingly residents of three cities in central iowa doing damage assessments after an outbreak of tornadoes flattened homes and businesses and left seventeen people injured no deaths are reported catherine story lives in bonn durant we saw to funnel clouds they were dropping really quickly we saw trysofi footprint robot and then a lot of debris coming up in the air and that's when we started back you wait heavy damage was also reported in pella and marshall town the national weather service says separate storms spawned multiple tornadoes at least eleven people are dead after an amphibious duck boat capsized and sank on a lake near branson missouri yesterday during a strong thunderstorm lawmakers in west virginia are continuing to hear testimony as they examined whether to impeach one or more of the state's supreme court justices that's amid allegations of corruption dave misjudge with west virginia public Broadcasting says yesterday's hearing focused. On suspended, Justice Allen lawfully testimony focus on freeze, private uses Steve. Vehicles in the possession of, state owned furniture in his private residence witnesses testified to the lengths to which luxury went to hide the moving in the furniture from, the public the courts deputy security director testified law-free asked him to move a couch and an antique desk out of the justices home law Frey was suspended last month. Accusations he repeatedly lied I'm. Dave Mattingly NPR news in, Washington And I'm Richard Hake on WNYC in, New York the Trump foundation is now looking at a criminal referral for violating New York state's tax laws WNYC's Andrea Bernstein reports last. Month, New York state attorney general Barbara Underwood filed a civil lawsuit accusing the Trump foundation of self dealing and illegally coordinating with Donald Trump's presidential campaign Underwood released documents. Showing the foundation board which includes. Don Jr. Yvonne ca and Eric Trump had never met and never exercised oversight over the foundation. Spending the for millions of dollars in fines, and, says she wants, to ban Donald. Trump and his three oldest children from serving on the boards of other New York..
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"In Washington I'm Dave Mattingly it's been four years since. A Malaysian airliner was down over eastern. Ukraine killing all two hundred ninety eight people aboard the BBC's Anna Hologhan reports on a ceremony in the Netherlands marking the anniversary families. Read the names of all the victims and paused for a minute of silence, of the exact moment the passenger jets carrying, their loved ones was blue nice if the sky a multinational team of investigators. Has gathered evidence which shows the buke weapon was. Made in Moscow and supplies by the fifty third anti aircraft brigade of the Russian army the Netherlands the EU and the g seven foreign ministers. Of all called on the Kremlin to start cooperating with. The inquiry Russia has so, far denied all, responsibility the Boeing triple seven was shot down during a flight. From Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur Washington's max Scherzer will. Be on the mound tonight. When the National League takes the field against the American League and major league Baseball's eighty nine all star game the game is being played at. Nationals park in. Washington for sure Zor he starting for, the second year in a row and looking forward to pitching in front of the home fans this is. An unbelievable honour. That to be able to have that recognition to be oh go out, there and started start this thing again because this is. Just a dream come true Chris sale of the, Boston Red Sox is, the starting pitcher for the American League tonight at NATs park I'm Dave Mattingly NPR news in Washington. Dan here in San Francisco I'm at Elmore thank you for joining us, for morning edition today we'll get back to the program in just a moment first though we're joined by Joe McConnell brings. Us another look at traffic around the bay, area today, including that problem in San Mateo good morning Joe good morning Matt that's been a problem since ten thirty last. Night a big rig crashed overturn caught. Fire north one zero one at ninety two and the Rams from ninety two and one had been blocked the east ninety two ramp. To north is now open but one zero one north to east ninety two Is still closed down, in a westerner to reuse to. Reopen that, use, hillsdale boulevard, instead. Five eighty westbound grant line and the Altamont hit. And run crash on, the shoulder contributing to the, normal jam onto to a five and Tracy Joe McConnell for KiKi Thanks Joe his report. Brought to you. By peninsula del Rey I'm Jeremy Hobson, imagine you could, speak Korean and Mandarin the my And French Yankee official And that's just the beginning as our, series on language continues we'll hear from polyglot that's next time on here now.
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"In washington i'm dave mattingly president trump says nato countries have agreed to raise their defense spending following talks in brussels tremendous progress has been made everyone's agreed to substantially up their commitment they're going to up at at levels that they've never thought of before no specifics have been announced the president made nato member military budgets one of his top issues at this year summit asked by reporters avi still threatening to withdraw the us from the alliance over defense spending trump characterized such a move as unnecessary fbi agent peter struck appears today before the house judiciary and oversight committee's last year struck was removed from special counsel robert mueller's investigation into russian interference in the twenty sixteen election for sending derogatory text messages about then candidate trump the head of the us census bureau tells npr the agency will be monitoring social media for attempts to throughout the twenty twenty census npr's hans lo wong reports i asked the census bureau's acting director ron german if he's worried about a tweet from president trump that doesn't match the bureau's messaging about the twenty twenty cents is he says he's not too concerned about a tweet from president trump but he is worried about any tweet that gets a lot of attention while trying to spread misinformation about the twenty two thousand census i'm dave mattingly npr news in washington i'm richard hake on wnyc in new york jersey city's mayor wants a fficials to scrap a contract to detain immigrants at the hudson county jail he spoke in response to wnyc's report that the county's recently expired contract with immigration and customs enforcement is close to renewal wnyc's matt katz reports steve fulop is the mayor of one of the most diverse cities in the nation and the largest and democratic controlled hudson county he says if you oppose president trump's immigration agenda you can't jail the immigrants victimized by most if not all of the elected officials here speak to the fact that we don't support the trump policy but in actuality when you look at what they're doing they're actually doing something that opposites what they're saying essex in bergen county's also contract with ice the gel immigrants the three counties are paid six million dollars a month the state of new york is missing more than two million dollars in collected tolls that's according to an audit by the state controller thomas to napoli says the amount of unpaid tolls increased since the expansion of cashless tolling the state is unable to bill some of the tolls because the license plates captured on camera either cannot be traced or are not legible the controller says law firms hired to collect outstanding tolls and fees have not been effective the triborough bridge and tunnel thirties considering hiring an house legal team to collect the tolls and a key republican state legislators urging his fellow lawmakers to return to albany in order to reauthorize speed cameras throughout new york city state senator marty golden who represents parts of brooklyn told reporters yesterday that the legislature should reconvene and pass a bill to renew the.