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04:29 min | 3 years ago

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"Live from npr news in washington i'm nora raum divers in northern thailand have begun the process of rescuing twelve schoolboys and their coach from the cave where they've been trapped since june twenty third michael sullivan reports from shanghai that are thirties were worrying their window of opportunity was closing with heavy rains coming they could flood the cave even more the local governor says the operation began at ten a m local time that the divers taking the boys out or a mixed group of foreign specialists and tie navy seals and that the first boy probably wouldn't be brought to the entrance to the cave for at least eleven hours which means it's going to take a while to get them all out and the rain is starting already michael sullivan reporting from thailand workers are preparing to lift a sunken boat off the coast of thailand today it went down a storm thursday near the island of pook cat killing at least forty one people mostly tourists from china at least fourteen people are still missing secretary of state mike palm peyot says he believes that north korea will stay true to its commitment to dismantle its nuclear program even after north korea suggested it's will could falter npr's elise hugh reports the divisions opened up after two days of highlevel talks npr young pompeo and his north korean counterpart discussed how to implement the broad outlines of an agreement made between president trump and kim jong un last month but differences emerged soon after pompeo left pyongyang north korea said the united states betrayed the spirit of last month's agreement by demanding complete verifiable and irreversible denuclearization north korea favors a phased drawdown speaking to reporters sunday pompeo emphasized kim jong un did commit to denuclearize in june steel i'm hopeful that we will find a path forward to achieve that commitment that chairman kim himself made personally to president trump and then to the world the secretary of state will head next to vietnam elise hugh npr news soul in california wildfires are burning from the northern border with oregon to the southern border with mexico q e d john's sepulveda's reports record hot weather is hampering firefighting efforts throughout many areas of california the son cannot be seen because of the thick haze from smoke that fills the sky over the heat from the sun can definitely be felt as temperatures in many places are reaching triple digit record highs near the oregon border high temperatures have mixed with dry forest to fuel a fire that covers more than thirty square miles the klamath and fire as it's called has killed at least one person on the central coast near santa barbara evacuations were ordered in at least twenty homes have been destroyed by wildfire and here in san diego county a wildfire jumped a fire line and burned down eighteen structures in mobile home park in all three areas of the state whether is expected to call during the coming week for npr news i'm john sepulveda's in san diego this is npr news authorities in japan say several million people are out of their homes after torrential rains caused floods and landslides at least fifty four people died and dozens are still missing some roads have been closed and rail service was suspended for a time and more rain is expected today and tomorrow the government of guatemala has given the survivors of the communities hardest hit by the june third volcanic eruption just a few more days to search for the remains of their loved ones and as maria martin reports the official death count has risen officials statistics in what the malas say fatalities from the volcanic eruption are up to one hundred thirteen with three more victims identified the official search for victims of the eruption of the volcano call forego had been called off several weeks ago the what the modern disaster area since the area is too risky and still vulnerable to all chemic activity but in the hardest hit communities have los look this rodeo townspeople continue to search for remains of their loved ones they say we'll keep looking even if the government doesn't help as they work mostly on their own or with other volunteers to fight whatever remains of their families the government has given them only until wednesday of next week to do the sad job of digging through the ash and destruction for npr news marie martin and i'm thinking what the mullahs the leaders of ethiopia eritrea met today for the first time in nearly twenty years in the capital of eritrea the visit from the.

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Michael Cohen's business partner, known as "Taxi King," pleads guilty in deal

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02:23 min | 3 years ago

Michael Cohen's business partner, known as "Taxi King," pleads guilty in deal

"Live from npr news in washington i'm korva coleman international journalists are on their way to north korea's mountainous region in the northeast where the regime is planning to demolish part of its main nuclear test site npr's elise hugh reports it's following through on a pledge made during the interkorean summit the nuclear test site at poon gary is where north korea detonated underground bombs six times most recently in the fall of last year but at their april twentyseventh summit north korean leader kim jong earn told south korea's president he doesn't have a need for nuclear weapons if communication with the us became regular and the regime felt at security with guaranteed so north korea is making this gesture of destroying tunnels at poon gary it's expected to happen sometime in the coming day or so journalists from the us uk russia china and south korea have been flown into the north to observe the dismantling south korea's journalists were allowed in only at the last minute elise hugh npr news soul a business partner of president trump's longtime personal lawyer michael cohen has pleaded guilty to tax fraud npr's ryan lucas says the deal could have implications for cohen's own legal troubles you have guinea friedman pleaded guilty in albany county court to tax fraud related to his taxicab business and has agreed to pay five million in restitution judgments the new york times says friedman also agreed to cooperate with state and federal authorities and investigations friedman's lawyer told npr he wouldn't describe the substance or scope of the guilty plea friedman's potential cooperation could ratchet up the pressure on cohen who is under investigation by federal authorities in new york for his business dealings including his taxi medallions some of which were reportedly run by friedman cone is due in federal court in manhattan next week ryan lucas npr news washington the southwestern baptist theological seminary has removed its well known president page patterson after some recorded controversial remarks of his surfaced patterson is told women to stay with physically abusive husbands you have to do what you can at home to be submissive in every way that you can and tell him obviously if he's doing that kind of thing he's got some very deep spiritual problems and you have to pray god brings into intersection of his life both people and those events that need to come into his life to arresting and bring him to the state so decision by.

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Trump to seek to "harden" schools against shootings

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04:40 min | 3 years ago

Trump to seek to "harden" schools against shootings

"Live from NPR News in Washington on core of a Coleman, President Trump is setting up a presidential commission to explore school safety. It's led by education secretary, Betsy DeVos, NPR's Scott Horsely reports. This is the president's first formal policy response to last month's deadly school shooting in Florida, the agenda ally. The White House is generally consistent with policy positions of the National Rifle Association that group supports arming teachers and other school staffers, as well as improving background checks. Although President Trump initially supported a higher age limit for gun purchases. The White House left that out of its recommendation to states. The NRA opposes higher age limits, though administration officials say the Presidential Commission will explore that idea. NPR Scott Horsely North Korean state media has been silent on the upcoming summits with the US and South Korea NPR's Illyes Hugh reports, South Korea suspects. It's because Pyongyang is being cautious North Korean state. Media hasn't covered Kim Germans invitation to meet US President, Donald Trump, the tightly controlled state information arms did note a visit to Pyongyang by South Korean on voice last week during which South Korea says, Kim invited South Korean president Moon Jae in and US President Trump for face-to-face meetings. Further the foreign ministry in Seoul says it has received no official response from the north about the US-North Korea summit Trump last week. Agreed to a meeting with Kim Jong un by May the two Koreas meanwhile will hold a summit at the inter-Korean border in April Elise Hugh NPR News soul voters in southwestern Pennsylvania head to the polls tomorrow for a special election in a congressional district that heavily favored President Trump for member station. W, E S A Lee herring reports on the surprisingly close contest polls. Show a statistical tie between Democrat, Conner Lam, a moderate and former federal prosecutor and Republican Rexecode an ardent conservative in. Member of the Pennsylvania house, The GOP isn't taking the race for granted. This past weekend Trump held a rally for succumbed to try to boost the candidate. The Republican has taken fire for running a campaign that some say, lacks the energy and discipline on Liam side for the GOP defeat here, what some called Trump country could foreshadow broader losses in the upcoming mid-term elections. National republican groups have spent millions on the race in there. Hoping Trump's visit will motivate enough voters to turn out for Sokoto For NPR News. I'm only herring in Pittsburgh. The National Weather Service is warning the Northeast that it's going to get its third strong winter storm to hit in two weeks. This could bring heavy winds and more than a foot of wet snow. That could mean more power outages on top of the outages. The customers got in the last two nor'easter's The Weather services also warning of the possibility of minor coastal flooding The storm is still developing. You're listening to NPR. The Trump administration is moving to limit who was granted asylum in the United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions has made legal filings this month that could affect people seeking the status Sessions is trying to eliminate what he calls rampant fraud and abuse in asylum applications. These have risen sharply. In recent years immigrant's rights activists save thousands of legitimate. Asylum seekers could be turned away including victims of domestic violence. Five people are dead after a helicopter crashed in New York City's east river from member station WNYC Sean Carlsson has more The Eurocopter a as 350 went down in the waters between the boroughs of Manhattan and Queens. Just after seven p. m. Sunday night Six people including the pilot were aboard the helicopter which was privately-chartered for a photo shoot police and firefighters responded to the scene. The New York City Police Department says, divers entered the water to cut loose the passengers who were still strapped into the submerge. Overturned helicopter Two people were pronounced dead on the scene. The pilot managed to free himself and was unharmed the FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the crash For NPR News. I'm Sean Carlsson in New York in China, the National People's Congress has amended the country's constitution and abolished presidential term limits. It means at current president Xi Jinping we'll be able to rule indefinitely. A term limits were first put in place under Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping in 1982 They were intended to stop any returned to the dictatorship of Mao Tse tung on Korver Coleman NPR News in Washington.

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02:18 min | 3 years ago

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"In protest and they were escorted out roughly temer keith npr news jerusalem the secretary of defense is holding a series of meetings in asia where the us is attempting to counter china's growing influence jim mattis will spend the next two days in indonesia up the defense secretary then travels to vietnam just days before the fiftieth anniversary of the vietnam war had offensive 1968 last week secretary mattis announced that while combating terrorism would remain a top priority for washington the us is national security strategy must focus on fighting threats from china and russia he says they're revision his powers that want to create a world consistent with their authoritarian models us stocks trading higher with the dow jones industrial average up nearly thirty points at twenty six thousand one hundred one the nasdaq is up 45 points at three eighty one and the sp is up ten points at twenty eight twenty this is npr news backlash is growing in south korea to show of unity between the two koreas at the upcoming winter olympics npr's at least he reports the public discontent showed up in a protests against visiting north koreans demonstrators showed up at seoul's main train station to meet a visiting north korean advance delegation protesters used a blow torch to set fire to a north korean flag and to an image of north korean leader kim jongun the north korean delegation came to seoul to scout performance locations at the upcoming winter games that's where the two koreas will make shows of unity by marching together in the opening ceremony and fielding a combined women's hockey team many south korean say the combined team goes too far turning the south's big chance to host into a showcase for north korean propaganda instead the south korean president meanwhile is pressing for public support for his administration's attempts to make peace elise hugh npr news soul the immediate threat on the peninsula is the nuclear threat posed by north korea and that's prompting neighbors to consider all of their options to survive a worst case scenario the latest involved in evacuation drill in japan the first.

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02:00 min | 4 years ago

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"Live from npr news in washington on core of a coleman north korea will send a delegation to the winter olympics for the first time in eight years as empires he leaves he reports it's part of a deal struck today with south korea indirect diplomatic talks negotiators from north and south korea met at the border for talk that lasted nearly twelve hours it was the first high level direct dialogue between the two koreas in two years early in the discussions the two sides agreed to a proposal for the north to send a delegation to the winter games that south korea is hosting next month the two countries also agreed to re open a military phone hotline in the yellow sea that had been previously shut down they also agreed to engage in another diplomatic dialogue next time it will be over security issues to ease tensions at the border south korea brought up denuclearization in today's talks to which north korea expressed quote strong dissatisfaction elise hugh npr news soul syria as military claims israel carried out missile strikes on army outpost near damascus and ruth sherlock says that if confirmed it would be the latest in a series of reported attacks by israel inside syria the syrian army says israel launched three attacks on military positions inside syria overnight and that syrian added fence his hit an israeli plane and intercepted a missile is said israeli planes fest fired on an area northeast of damascus israel then fired groundtoground rockets followed by another baraasheet of missiles from its jets syrian army said the rockets caused material damage to a syrian military post the britishbased syrian observatory for human rights said the rocket struck a military facility used by the syrian army and hezbollah the iranianbacked militant group israel has not commented on the reports but his known to have carried out numerous attacks inside syria reassure look npr news a route president trump will meet later today with a by.

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01:40 min | 4 years ago

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"South korea and the us are considering postponing the annual military exercises i usually take place in march the drills have added significance these days as north korea gets closer to becoming a nuclear power and pairs at least hugh says if the extra sizes are postponed it'll be until after the olympics and paralympic games a winter olympics happen in south korea in february followed by paralympic games that last until march 18th the us in south korea typically stage largescale military exercises every march that include live fire drills on the korean peninsula north korea considers the drills a practice for invasion the financial times reports seoul wants to postpone the start of the exercises until after the paralympics and two sources in the defense department tell npr that request is being considered but not official the decision would come as tensions on the korean peninsula remained high following north korea's successful intercontinental ballistic missile to s and another nuclear test in recent months elise hugh npr news soul nearly forty years after he was last known to be patrolling along the demilitarized zone between the two koreas soldier turned defector charles jenkins reportedly has died he was seventy seven years old according to multiple news outlets jenkins passed away monday in northern japan where he settled in the early 2000s with his wife hitomi so got they mentoring a decades long detention in north korea she was a japanese abductee forced to teach our culture to north korean spies he was a us army deserter who apparently was trying to avoid being sent to the frontlines of the vietnam war they had two daughters this is npr news.

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01:45 min | 4 years ago

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"Live from npr news in washington i'm janine herbst president trump is en route to asia for an important twelve day trip to five countries is expected to call for china to take a stronger stance against the threat of north korea as tensions rise over pyongyang's nuclear ambitions anne pierce elise hugh reports this is donald trump's first trip to asia as president he'll make it to japan south korea china vietnam and the philippines where leaders from across the region are meeting during key summits trump is due to touch down in tokyo on sunday where he'll be welcomed by newly reelected japanese prime minister shinzo abby continuing the pair's bond over golf trump inau they are set to play eighteen holes with the world's number four golfer p dickey matsuyama a main policy focus of the trip will be north korea where trump is aiming to shore up support for his approach of maximising pressure on pyongyang china has urged the us to consider negotiations instead to resolve the nuclear impasse elise hugh npr news soul elsie catalan leader carlos push ahmad remains in belgium but spain is formally asking belgian authorities to send him back the results reports on how the belgian government is handling the case justice minister kuhn shane says the belgian executive branch has no role to play in the fate of separatist leader puzder ml and four other catalan officials now that spain has issued a european arrest warrant for them kansas published an open letter explaining the procedure which has replaced extradition between european union governments and has carried out directly between judicial and police authorities of the relevant countries as cleans describes it puzder ma who receive a summons shortly to be heard by a belgian judge who will then decide whether to keep them in custody while a determination is made whether he should be sent back to spain hutomo may appeal.

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02:08 min | 4 years ago

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"Live from npr news in washington i'm windsor johnston at least ten police officers have been killed by suspected extremists fighters andy share npr's of ab it was dark and reports the attack happened close to an area where four american troops were ambushed and killed earlier this month in this latest attack in nesia security sources say the assailants were armed with machineguns grenadelaunchers the identity is not yet clear but militants linked to alqaeda and islamic state as well as nigeria's voelkel hatem to operate in the area it is believed the gunmen launch attacks from neighboring money which is plagued by extremist violence or unstable libya saturday's attack follows an ambush in the same area of this month in which four us special forces were killed in nesia of wall sahara desert nation the us military has deployed troops tunisia and other regional countries to train advise and assist in counterterrorism security and intelligence gathering offer bjoeck was stopped him npr news johannesburg early election results show japanese prime minister sharon's so ave is ruling coalition has retained a twothirds majority in japan's lower house of parliament and p ours lease he reports albaid's party was helped by tensions in the region stoked by north korea obeys liberal democratic party her ldp is the right wing conservative party in japan it's had a strong hold on power for most of the postwar period with two north korean missile flights over japan earlier this year ave made the case that national security issues should be trusted by his ruling party and not upstart opposition candidates obvious government supports us president donald trump's policy of maximum pressure on north korea rather than more diplomatic options the ldp coalition is projected to take at least three hundred of the four hundred sixty five lowerhouse seats up for grabs this raises the likelihood ave will be japan's longestserving premier elise hugh npr news tokyo human rights groups are praising the world health organization for cancelling the appointment of zimbabwe president robert mugabe as goodwill ambassador.

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01:37 min | 4 years ago

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"Live from npr news in washington i'm windsor johnston projection show japanese prime minister sharon's oh ave is leading his party to a commanding win in parliamentary elections and pr is always hugh reports are based party was helped by tensions in the region stoked by north korea obeys liberal democratic party her ldp is the right wing conservative party in japan it's had a strong hold on power for most of the postwar period with two north korean missile flights over japan earlier this year ave made the case that national security issues should be trusted by his ruling party and not upstart opposition candidates hobbies government supports us president donald trump's policy of maximum pressure on north korea rather than more diplomatic options the ldp coalition is projected to take at least three hundred of the four hundred sixty five lowerhouse seats up for grabs this raises the likelihood ave will be japan's longestserving premier elise hugh npr news tokyo a super typhoon is on track to hit japan the storm is expected to make landfall on its pacific coast early tomorrow morning and continued toward tokyo before fox news ho spill over riley was fired after sexual harassment claims he had just agreed to a major contract extension but before that agreement a riley had just settled another sexual harassment claim against him and p ours colin dwyer reports it all happened pretty quickly in january bill o'reilly settled with a woman planning to sue him for sexual harassment that agreement cross thirty two million dollars according to the new york times.

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01:48 min | 4 years ago

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"Live from npr news in washington i'm lakshmi sang the south korean government says it's a rival to the north may be preparing another missile launch one day after north korea's most powerful nuclear test to date we have details from npr's at least hugh in seoul south korea's defence ministry didn't give details or indicate when a launch might happen but defence officials briefed lawmakers here saying signs have been consistent that north korea is preparing for another ballistic missile launch pyongyang has triggered global condemnation after its sixth underground nuclear test on sunday the bomb was significantly more powerful than its last test in september of last year it also twice tested intercontinental ballistic missiles in july analysts believe that those missiles in theory could reach the us mainland elise hugh npr news soul cleanup and damage assessment are underway in earnest across many parts of the texas gulf coast that were ravaged by harvey's historic rainfall and flooding evacuees you're being allowed back into the area round the arc i'm a chemical plant north of houston npr's rebecca herschel reports trailers storing organic peroxide used to make plastics and paint have been catching fire since last week's floods damaged refrigeration systems at the plant in crosby texas overnight local fire officials did a controlled burn of the remaining unstable chemicals on sunday a plume of smoke from the site was visible at least forty miles away in a statement the epa said the plan avoided additional damage to the facility or spreading into the surrounding area a statement from the company said the fires had largely burns themselves out overnight a highway that runs through the area will reopen as the evacuation order is lifted rebecca her shirt npr news.

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01:38 min | 4 years ago

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"Go stay there but they need someone out there fixed their internet before that can have that stories playing out over and over with companies across the region hit by high water houston still has mandatory evacuations in some areas in here and beaumont there's still no running water that means whole business districts are still idle adding to the massive economic hit of harvey brian men and be our news beaumont texas south korea's military fired missiles into the air one day after north korea conducted its six than most powerful nuclear test yet an pr is a least hugh has more on the story north korea claims the device at tested on sunday was a hydrogen or thermonuclear bomb it triggered a magnitude six point three earthquake according to the us geological survey countries across the region have issued condemnations now beyond testing its missiles south korea says it's considering deploying fighter jets in the region the us secretary of defense told reporters sunday there are many military options available to defend itself and its allies of south korea and japan china registered its disapproval of the test and continues calling for a return to the negotiating table for the key parties the un security council will convene today in an emergency session to discuss next steps elise hugh npr news soul this is npr news from washington leaders of the socalled bricks countries are meeting today in china they're five emerging economies brazil russia india china and south africa but issued a statement that they've agreed to strengthen their cooperation to fight terrorist groups.

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01:40 min | 4 years ago

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"Live from npr news in washington i'm nor rom the united nations security council is to meet again this morning to discuss north korea and its weapons program beyond yang claimed it had detonated a hydrogen bomb underground yesterday pronouncing it a perfect success the security council is to discuss fresh sanctions in today's session it second emergency meeting on north korea in less than a week last tuesday the council strongly condemned pyongyong's launch of a ballistic missile over japan saying north korea is deliberately undermining regional peace and stability south korea's defence ministry says north korea may be preparing another missile launch one day after its most powerful nuclear test to date npr's lease hugh has more from seoul south korea's defence ministry didn't give details are indicate when a launch might happen but defence officials briefed lawmakers here seeing signs have been consistent that north korea is preparing for another ballistic missile launch pyongyang has triggered global condemnation after its sixth underground nuclear test on sunday the bomb was significantly more powerful than its last test in september of last year it also twice tested intercontinental ballistic missiles in july analysts believe that those missiles in theory could reach the us mainland elise hugh npr news soul president trump is expected to announce tomorrow whether he'll end protections for immigrants who are brought to the us illegally as children the deferred action for childhood arrivals or daca program allows young people in that category to work legally in this country without fear of deportation.

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02:11 min | 4 years ago

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"Japan's chief cabinet secretary called this a serious and grave threat to his country the launch comes just days after the north fired three shortrange ballistic missiles into the sea and a month after its second intercontinental ballistic missile which analysts say could in theory reach the us mainland the last north korean projectile to fly over japan was in two thousand nine it was widely condemned by the international community elise hugh npr news seoul police in the eastern new mexico town of clovis say to people are dead from a shooting monday afternoon in a public library four people were injured the alleged gunman has been arrested is motive isn't clear clovis mayor david lansford is shaken community or community as a community life and the sanctity of life any y lives in this community is precious raw hurting right now as a result what the place clovis is about two hundred miles east of albuquerque near the border with texas it's home to cannon air force base this is npr there is a heat wave baking parts of california and arizona the national weather service predicts recordbreaking he will continue through parts of southern california through the end of the week temperatures have risen to above one hundred ten degrees in western arizona temperatures have soared to above one hundred fifteen degrees a male nurse in germany who was serving a life sentence for killing two patience is now being linked to at least eighty four more patient deaths npr seraya at sarhadi nelson reports from berlin police say most of the deaths could have been prevented if german health officials had acted more quickly news hurdle said during his trial that he used heart trucks induce cardiac arrest in his patience because he enjoyed trying to revive at would thus others vera mr fischler police chief you'll hyungkeun told reporters that subsequent exhumations of huggins patients in northwestern germany who were then tested for traces of them stratas i've now up the death toll to eighty six.

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02:10 min | 4 years ago

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"The city's pumping system has been under scrutiny since flooding earlier this month exposed infrastructure failures and unreported maintenance issues the mayor and city leaders are urging residents to stay home with forecast calling for heavy rains and increased potential for localised flooding for npr news i'm jessica rose guard in new orleans renewed tensions on the korean peninsula impure slid lease skew reports said north korea has fired a missile that flew over japan and landed in the waters off the northern region of hokkaido south korea's military says the latest missile was launched from the soon on region near the north korean capital of pyongyang it flew nearly seventeen hundred miles before falling into the sea east of hokkaido japan's chief cabinet secretary called this a serious and grave threat to his country the launch comes just days after the north fired three shortrange ballistic missiles into the sea and a month after its second intercontinental ballistic missile which analysts say could in theory reach the us mainland the last north korean projectile to fly over japan was in two thousand nine it was widely condemned by the international community elise hugh npr news seoul north korea's latest missile test appears to be rattling financial markets asian shares are down in tuesday trading you're listening to npr news moving on to canada were ontario's provincial police have made the single largest drug seizure in the force's history dan carbon chuck reports intercontinental investigation netted more than twenty three hundred pounds of pure cocaine provincial police commissioner vince hawks says the canada border services agency in the us drug enforcement agency were among the organizations that took part in the investigation the operation was called project hope which began in march police say the drugs had been coming to the port of montreal from argentina since 2014 they were encased in cement rocks in shipping containers and were to be distributed across canada the cocaine once it was cut would have a street value of more than two hundred million dollars three toronto been have been arrested officials say the seizure will put a dent in the illegal drug trade plaguing many north american cities.

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01:31 min | 4 years ago

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"The us navy says divers have recovered the remains of all ten sailors missing after a collision at sea last week and he leaves he reports the incident led to the removal of a key navy commander navy and marine corps divers searched and flooded compartments of the us as john mccain for days to find the bodies the victims ranged from twenty to thirty nine years of age and came from eight us states the phillips went missing after the navy's guided missile destroyer crashed into an oil tanker near singapore it happened on august 21st while investigators began looking into the caused the commander of the navy's japanbased seventh fleet was fired it represents a loss of faith in his leadership after this incident and a string of others in the past year including another deadly collision involving a guided missile destroyer near you costa japan elise hugh npr news hundreds of people in charlottesville virginia participated in a town hall on sunday residents talked about their fears from this month's deadly violence that began with white supremacist rally for a member station wvtm f sandy housman says many people were frustrated some people called for the city's manager police chief mayor and city council to resign others wanted to know why police appeared to stand back as white supremacists fought counterprotesters in the streets one member of city council promised a new plan to assure public safety predicting violent extremists would be back sandy housman reporting you're listening to npr news.

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01:47 min | 4 years ago

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"Lawmakers allege that the courses fed racial tensions by identifying quite as oppressors and latinos has the oppressed teachers and students sued saying that the program was not anti quite but rather focused on the cultural contributions of mexicanamericans which are often absent from traditional history courses calvi sanchez npr news north korean state media say kim jongun has ordered the production of more rocket engines and warheads n peers lease he reports he comes just as a trump administration signals tensions are easing between pyongyang and washington president donald trump that he believes north korean dictator kim jong un is starting to quote respect the us earlier tuesday secretary of state rex tillerson welcomed what he called north korea's restraint from provocations in recent weeks tillerson said further he hopes there is a pathway for dialogue north korea meanwhile reports kim ordered scientists to produce more rocket warhead tips and solid fuel rocket engines a photo released by north korea also suggests pyongyang is working on more advanced ballistic missiles in july north korea tested two intercontinental ballistic missiles that could in theory reach parts of the us mainland elise hugh npr news tokyo at last check on wall street the dow jones industrial average was down seventy two points at twenty one thousand eight hundred twenty seven s and p's down eight nasdaq is off 24 points this is npr news nigeria's ailing president who returned home over the weekend after three months of medical leave in britain has not presided over the weekly cabinet meeting it was cancelled and peers if ab quiz doctrine reports the president.

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02:20 min | 4 years ago

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"The seventh fleet is based in yokosuka japan and spans forty eight million square miles in the pacific and indian oceans elise hugh npr news tokyo the pakistani government is blasting president trump's accusation that the country is as safe haven for militants the president may those claims during a speech this week to announce a new strategy for the war in afghanistan and pr is dea had deed reports from islamabad the tone of the government statement was palpably bitter it said pakistan was disappointed that the united states hadn't acknowledge the sacrifices the country had made to fight terrorism the statement was issued late tuesday it insisted pakistan was not allowing its territory to be used as a base to fight other countries it also warned there was no military solution to the afghan conflict analysts say pakistan is supporting some militant groups that are fighting in afghanistan they say they're using them as leverage for when negotiations begin for a political solution pakistan wants to try prevent of ghana stand from falling into the orbit of its regional rival india deed npr news islamabad you're listening to npr news in washington a powerful typhoon has hit hong kong at least three people have died in nearby mad cow officials are reporting widespread damage the typhoon as being called the worst storm to hit hong kong in five years and golan's are going to the polls to elect a new president and pr zater peralta reports it will be the first time the country has a new leader in almost four decades said eduard as your phone does came to power in 1979 he's a liberation hero in a relic of the cold war with the help of cuba in the soviet union he led go look to independence from portugal and this election will be historic it's the first time in almost forty years that zhou santos is not on the ballot it's very likely that his party and his handpicked successor the defence minister zhao lorenzo we'll win this election but the oilrich country is the economic crisis and this is the best opening the opposition has had in decades.

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01:54 min | 4 years ago

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"Since being elected mood has made diplomatic efforts to restart dialogue with north korea invitation sent to pyongyang for talks have gone unanswered elise hugh npr news soul at least twenty people have been killed after gunmen stormed a restaurant popular with foreigners burkinafasso in west africa n peers lauren freer reports of turkish restaurant came under attack turkey's foreign ministry says one of its citizens is among the dead the attack targeted the aziz istanbul restaurant in burkinafaso's capital this is the second such attack in less than two years on cafes popular with foreigners there local authorities say three or four suspected islamist extremists pulled up on motorcycles and opened fire on a crowd of diners at the upscale restaurant for kina fossils communications minister says several different nationalities are among the victims witnesses say gunfire rang out for hours burkinafaso's a poor country in west africa that shares a border with mali which is also battling islamist extremists lauren frier npr news is tumble you're listening to npr news china is going to observe new sanctions imposed on north korea china says starting tomorrow it will reject north korean exports such as coal and seafood these make up about a third of north korea's exports and are vital to its economy the un imposed the sanctions to punish north korea for its weapons programmes in the wake of the charlottesville white supremacy rally and the killing of a counter protester the black lives matter group in phoenix held a rally to address similar fears violence could happen in their cities from member station kjlh zz in phoenix casey kuhn has more it was a relatively calm gathering in the hundred degree arizona heat at philips memorial church in downtown phoenix.

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01:59 min | 4 years ago

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"Live from npr news in washington i'm shea stevens tensions over north korea's actions are heightened again following reports that pyongyang has acquired a missile ready nuclear warhead and nprs jeff bennett reports at members of both major parties are expressing concern over president trump's response to meet the north's threats with the fire and fury the world is never seen president trump's threat drew criticism from congressional democrats and republicans with warnings that the president's rhetoric could escalate already high tensions and move both countries closer to a potentially catastrophic war his warning is also renewing calls for the us to find a way to negotiate with kim jong owns regime despite its insistence that it will not stop its nuclear programmes as a precondition for talks north korea has responded to president trump's remarks by saying that it is studying the idea of attacking us basis on guam north korea's advancing nuclear programme is also prompting a push in neighboring japan and south korea for stronger defence and prc least hugh has more from seoul south korean president moon jae in called for a complete overhaul of his military he's also allowing the expedited deployment of an advanced us missile defence system it's part of an effort to enhance the country's defence capabilities in the face of north korea's advancing technologies a japanese report assessed this week that north korea has possibly already achieved the ability to miniaturise nuclear weapon to fit on top of the missile japan's military has played a strictly defensive role for decades but north korea's threat is feeding debate about acquiring the weapons to launch a preemptive strike elise hugh npr news seoul authorities in france say that six troops were injured today when a motorist rammed his car into a group guarding the paris suburb of lippo wall parade local officials say they are certain that the attack was a deliberate act there are no reports of any arrests or word of a possible motive.

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02:06 min | 4 years ago

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"Live from npr news in washington i'm nor rahm in afghanistan gunman who attacked the iraqi embassy in kabul were shot dead after an hour's long siege local media reports say islamic state claimed responsibility the ahead dave reports from islamabad full militants were involved in the attack one suicide bomber detonated his explosives at the gate allowing the others to storm the embassy local media reported the sound of bomb blasts and then gun fire in the area a senior government spokesman said on twitter that off gone special forces rescued the diplomats inside and killed the three gunmen if the attack was committed by islamic state it's likely to be in retaliation iraqi forces recently swept their fighters out of their stronghold in mozell in northern iraq after months of fighting the group is trying to reassert itself through violent attacks to show its follow is it still has power despite losing important battles in iraq and syria dea had deed npr news islamabad japanese leader shen so amberes spoke with president trump by telephone today to discuss north korea's latest intercontinental ballistic missile test npr's least hugh reports the two leaders agreed on the need for more action japan's prime minister sharon's ave told reporters that the two leaders agreed north korea poses a threat to the region the two did not discuss military action against north korea but ave said that repeated efforts by the international community to find a solution to the issue haven't worked north korea's latest icbm launched improved on the last one according to nuclear analysts it put most of the continental us within range both japan and the us ambassador to the united nations nikki haley are calling for increasing international pressure in the form of stronger sanctions on pyongyang elise hugh npr news tokyo today president trump will bestow the medal of honor on a us army veteran who showed conspicuous gallantry in the vietnam war.

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