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Bolivia Prepares For Its Long-Awaited Presidential Election

Weekend Edition Saturday

02:13 min | Last week

Bolivia Prepares For Its Long-Awaited Presidential Election

"Olivia's presidential election is tomorrow on the atmosphere surrounding it may sound familiar fears of voter fraud, worries about violence and a deeply polarized country. As NPR's Philip Reefs reports. Lender. Yannis is getting ready for Bolivia's election day in the same way you prepare for an earthquake. She's stocking up. Ah, Rose can tell their soul guard. She says. She's bought lots of rice and sugar and plans to slaughter a cow to feed her three kids in case the shops ran out of meat. Yannis is in Bolivia's capital, La Paz. Talking to NPR from a gas station. She's lining up to buy emergency fuel supplies. Just in case there's violence and everything shuts down. People are desperate, says Yannis. They don't know what might happen in the next few days. Bolivians go to the polls tomorrow amid an unprecedented crisis, the pandemics causing havoc so our politics in my three decades of writing and studied Bolivia, I have never seen it. This polarized. Eduardo Gamarra is professor of politics at Florida International University in Miami. He's from Bolivia and believes the countries at a crossroads, its really going through a major transition to either a more stable Bolivia or an incredibly incredible Unstable set of years to come tomorrow says if the first round is tight, and there are allegations of fraud, it could be very dangerous, very, very dangerous because it's in fact, a repetition of last year's scenario he's talking about last November. That's when evil Morales was driven from power after 14 years. Morales was Bolivia's first indigenous president, a Socialist admired by leftists worldwide. He stepped down amid mass protests triggered by US supported allegations that he rigged last year's election. Morales was replaced by an unelected interim president, Jenny Anya's Ah, hardline conservative Christian Morale is his supporters took to the streets, accusing her of a coup. Anya's crackdown. 23 people were killed after government security forces

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Freedom Summer: Datra Dee Dee Jackson

The Brown Girls Guide to Politics

05:37 min | 2 months ago

Freedom Summer: Datra Dee Dee Jackson

"Many. Of the faces that we have seen over the past few weeks leading the black lives matter movement have been those of young black women theatric DVD. Jackson is one of those dynamic women speaking truth to power as a leader, a black youth project one hundred while attending Florida International University. She became active at the height of the murder of Trayvon. Martin was led to founding the local chapter, a dream defenders at her university. Today, we chat with Yatra, how young people are seizing and owning their political power at this moment. I'm really excited to talk to you today I've been such a big fan of B. y. p.. One hundred in really excited that you were able to join us. So thank you. So I I want to talk about the fact that at such a young age you have done so much for the black community and the Black Youth Community you've done organizing as a CO founder or of the Durham Chapter of the Black Youth Project hundred supporting black mamas bail out, which is one of the favourite causes that I donate to and just so much more especially during the racial pandemic that we've been in these past few weeks. What brought you to this work? What made you wake up one day and say, okay as a young person, I have to get involved as a black young person I have to get involved. So I am from Philly or and throughout my years I was in public schools I grew single mom. Single mom household of three girls and. So grew up in inundated southwest philly end of there's many things of my experience that really informs where end today but that's not quite where I was politicized. I was in Grad School. Down in Miami Around Twenty, twelve, twenty thirteen and so I, was living in Florida. At the same time as the murder of Trayvon Martin and all of the marches in the energy that was being built up in that time and I was pretty apolitical leading up to that point and was going to a black sitting union meeting because our school where I know black people. So the black student union because that's where we were and this organization out to folks from dream, defenders averages a state based organization down in Florida Cain ended presentation on the work that they were doing and police brutality and immigration. Reform. School to prison pipeline. We're talking about these different issues in was really activated started to pay attention. To. That as an opportunity to be partners to the apartment organizations actually doing the work that was really where I started really a moment that similar to where now I love your path that you just talked about and I feel it's so important because A lot of young people you know when I talk to them, they just feel that can I just show up? Can I do it in? That's really what you did, and that's what a lot of the people involved with the. One hundred have done and I would love for you to talk a little bit more about the work that you're doing. In particular I'm a fan of the safe. We save campaign, which is something that I also think is a very timely conversation that we need to have in this country. Yes. So she said we save is one hundred national campaign It's our transformative moving campaign to end gender-based violence against like women. Like girls in black gender, non conforming people especially comes. In there is more origin even how we got to deciding orange she sees as national as I national campaign we had this huge visibility of black boys and black men that were being murdered brutalized by the police It was carrying this very long history erasure, black women, black girls, an our stories in the way that we have been brutalized by the police, and so we wiping one hundred among many other organizations really uplifted. Hashtag say her name. As a demand to also remember the stories of black women and black girls be harmed on a regular basis by the police and really pushing a bit of an intervention into the visibility of who stories are being told. And so we help these different events honoring black women and black girls who stories were not being pushed to the front and also talked about the a specific nature of black women in the way that the system harms us that doesn't that doesn't necessarily apply to black men in black police in. So we've been pushing. On, lifting up story of Ricky Boyd Renisha McBride. Happens Melissa Alexander. In just a number of Ions Stanley Jones might hall that list goes on online. Envy making sure that that this was also part of this time. The stories of black women grows they're are always forgotten

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From big cities to backyards, July 4 not usual blowout bash

AP News Radio

00:56 sec | 4 months ago

From big cities to backyards, July 4 not usual blowout bash

"But Rhys expert in one of the nation's hardest hit states is urging people to be cautious this fourth of July holiday with forty of the fifty states now seeing an increase in corona virus infections epidemiologist Dr Mary Jo trapped at Florida International University says she's especially concerned about fourth of July parties urging everyone to wear masks and avoid congregating in groups similar advice is coming from vice president Mike pence who visited Florida yesterday wash your hands practice good hygiene wear a mask this fourth of July many public beaches are closed to prevent big crowds fireworks have been canceled although there on in the nation's capital even the Nathan's famous fourth of July international hot dog eating contest will be held in a private location to keep spectators off the Coney Island boardwalk hi Jackie Quinn

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Miami - Plans Underway To Build New Pedestrian Bridge At Florida International University

Brian Mudd

00:28 sec | 6 months ago

Miami - Plans Underway To Build New Pedestrian Bridge At Florida International University

"Stadium it's been two years since a new pedestrian bridge collapsed at Florida International University killing six people today the department of transportation announcing plans to rip replace that bridge there's still a need for a footbridge that crosses southwest eighth street and the newsstand has been designed using input from the national transportation safety board an investigation found the old one hundred seventy four foot bridge collapsed because of poor design and installation work on the new bridge is not expected to start until

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Florida Makes Plans To Welcome Back Tourists, Revive Economy

NPR's Business Story of the Day

03:35 min | 6 months ago

Florida Makes Plans To Welcome Back Tourists, Revive Economy

"Florida is making plans to restart. Its economy tourism is one of its biggest industry so this would mean okay so tells. Beaches theme parks. Estate Task Force is releasing recommendations today on when that might be safe. Here's NPR's Craig. Allen Research shows the crow viruses spread by close contact especially indoors because of that Florida Governor Rhonda Satis believes many of Florida's attractions can be enjoyed safely. A lot of the things we offer you know it's more of the outdoors in the sunshine. And and I think that that's just a better environment to be in in Florida until the corona virus. Nearly one and a half million people worked in the hotels restaurants theme parks and related businesses. A young the CEO of the State's tours maiden see this week rolled out a marketing plan. That's ready for hotels restaurants and other businesses. Get the green light to reopen. Young says. The good news is that more people have been visiting. The states travel. Safety Information Page recently tells us that people want to know if it is safe to travel to Florida because desired visit our state still exists covered the saddest encouraging local governments to reopen beaches activities. Like running walking swimming while maintaining social distancing guidelines but in southeast Florida from Palm Beach to Key West. Some of the state's top tourist destinations. The beaches remain closed in Miami beach. The mayor says they likely won't be reopened there for June. That decision hasn't been popular with people. Like Phillip Goldfarb. He's President of the fountain blue a landmark Miami Beach Hotel. He says allowing resort hotels to welcome visitors without also opening. The beaches is a mistake. GonNa come and stay at a luxury hotel or a resort or a regular that you'd want to be a go to the beach Florida's largest attractions. It's theme parks. Also considering how to reopen the CEO of Universal Orlando John Spouse says handling potentially thousands of guests in a way that keeps them. Safe is a challenge but theme parks. He says have some advantages. Each are parts alone is over a hundred and twenty five years. Total conflicts is nearly eight hundred eight years. We have a greater ability to practice and enforce social distancing while still allowing guests to experience our parts at first attendants would likely be limited among the things being discussed is screening employees and guests when they enter the park encouraging face coverings and sanitizing rides throughout the day. Universal says it will create social distance spaces for guests by staggering seating on rides and shows sproul says it will also move to virtual lines already in use at its waterpark. We minimize the amount of time. Anybody waiting in any kind of lying there for standing in a group Waiting to take one of the attractions. And we're going to take that urge align technology and expanded to many of our attractions as possible as to win. The parks might reopen spouse. Would only say hopes it will be sooner rather than later. Dr. Eileen Mardi and Infectious Disease Expert at Florida. International University is not so optimistic safely reopening large attractions like sports stadiums and theme parks before. There's a vaccine or better testing available. She says we'll be difficult. Particularly the big theme parks draw individuals from all over the world. And not just from a community so it it. It's a much more challenging thing to figure out how to open those parks up safely. Industry analysts are divided on. How soon theme parks can reopen one analyst predicts Disney? The industry leader may reopen? Its parks as early as June but a report released by another financial firm. Said BECAUSE OF HEALTH CONCERNS. Disney's parks will likely be closed until January

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Gender Inequality and Women in the Workplace

The Big Story

11:42 min | 8 months ago

Gender Inequality and Women in the Workplace

"Take a look around you on any given day and it won't take long to notice. Women don't have equal rights but there's one place where we find some of the more shocking examples that's at work statistics candidates with its latest numbers on the gender wage gap college and university graduates. Who are men earned more on average than their female counterparts worth eighty two percent of Canadian women viewed as over bearing if they had a strong opinion at work but on the flip side to that it's eighty seven percent felt men who expressed strong opinions at work are viewed as leaders and confident woman. Now hold twenty. Four percent of senior management positions globally. Those numbers are important because workplace. Equality is what's generally used to measure women's progress and the progress we've made can't be ignored but women still don't earn or own as much as their male counterparts and those positions at the very top of the power structure. Women rarely occupied them even when they do. The same challenges persist this is despite messages of empowerment being touted globally despite women being encouraged to have more confidence and to own their own careers. So what's stopping us from getting to the top and staying there? And how do we change it? I'm Stephanie Phillips in for Jordan Heath Rawlings. This is the big story. Laurent mckeon is the author of no more nice girls a book about gender and power. An excerpt from her book recently appeared in the Walrus island so when we look at statistics of women in power in positions of power in Canada however we represented at the top Not Very well in fact in a lot of industries and spheres of public life We're not really represented at all and I think what makes it. Even more depressing is that you can see the disparity between representations sort of at the middle bottom where women are represented and then when we get to the top you know and they're not so for example thirty eight percent of all. Mba Students in Canada are women which is not parody but is okay but then when you look at Executive positions in Canada fewer than ten percent of women occupy those positions. So we start to see the disparity when we look at government has vote. We are represented among half of the voting population But then you get to the level of MP's for example we see that the number hovers around like twenty five thirty percent of most years and we look historically and only eleven percent of premiers in Canada. Have been women so you know it just once you get to the top. It's like where are we? We're not really there at all. So eleven percent. How many premieres is that actually? Eleven Eleven Hodel not even present so eleven total and the I was not elected until nineteen ninety one and one hundred and fifty years. Yeah those are kind of depressing numbers. So what happens when women do get to the top? Yeah I think we believe that wants women get to the top. You know. We're at the top and we will have the you know the power that we fought for for the C. O. You know we will run the company. People will listen to us. We'll stop having to deal with maybe all the B. S. that we dealt with When we were working our way up but that's not true. We have this idea of a glass ceiling and you know we shut her through it and then we are on the other side but we're not thinking about all the broken glass but still there once we shatter and in fact the stats. Here are pretty depressing. As well. We know that once women occupy the C. Suite their pickup actually widens to sixty eight cents For every dollar a man earns from I believe seventy eight or seventy nine so it. It dips earlier and on top of that. We also know that women like women. Ceo's are significantly more likely to be fired forty five percent more likely to be fired even when they're doing well like especially when they're doing well because it's like oh like well now's the time to get the white dude back in here like you know. Now we can You know really. Innovate and exciting. Again women are also far more likely to get hired when a company is in crisis. So it's forty percent of women are hired when a company is crisis versus twenty percent of men and we could say. Well that's great. That's because we trust women when companies in crisis but is actually a research shows that is actually because it's easier to blame women when things don't turn around and it's easier to replace them when they do so. There's this white savior effect where women people of color are often replaced by the white savior. Who Comes in and saves the company from you know the disaster that they put it in and it's all just smoke and mirrors to kind of maintain the power balances that were used to. Can you talk about more of the double standard between women and men when they're in the are in positions of power? Yeah a lot of women that I spoke to and and the research but you know women that spoke to feel that. They're kind of in the situation where they can't win. And it's sort of this double expectation Particularly when your power and the idea that you're supposed to be nice but not too nice and you're supposed to be you know a boss but not bossie or else you might get called another be word that is not as flattering You know they're supposed to be attractive but not too sexual authoritative but not mean and it kind of just swings back and forth until you're like well. What am I supposed to be like? You know I'm you can't win and you're left to follow this very narrow tightrope that is incredibly easy to fall off of. Yeah it's I think you described it as superhuman almost in your writing right yeah. It's the standards set like no one can live up to that. And you know we've found that when you inevitably don't live up to this impossible standard your judge so much more harshly Then men are in a working environment so I wanted to talk about the pedestrian bridge that collapsed at Florida International University. Can you can you tell me about a bit about that story? Yeah so it was a real story. Yes which and why emphasize that will become important in. Just a few seconds so in twenty eighteen other bridge collapsed and six people died and out of that real horrible incident Sort of this myth grew online until people believed it and it was the mid that an all women engineering team built the bridge and people created fake news actual fake news that spread and they cribbed all of these photos from the actual company that was responsible but from their international women's Day posts so they just pretended and made all these fake sites and links so that it looked like only women worked out the company. Wow and then a lot of people would say like well. That's what happens when you hire female engineers. No wonder they aren't in stem and it wasn't just on the Internet. I would hear this story repeated to me more than a year later or just regular people be like. That's not true. It's not what happened but it shows. I think the power of the kind of societal Gulab. That women are not competent in certain fields in particular he feels that are historically male dominated. I mean this is not the only time women have been blamed for something. That isn't their fault wire. Wire women the scapegoat when things go wrong. You know. I think that were just kind of we're primed for it in a lot of ways like as a society were primed to blame women. We blame mothers when kids do something bad and we you know wives when husbands. Do something bad you know. It's always the story of like well. What did she do to make him do that? You know that kind of a narrative that has persisted in politics and pop culture. You know we look back at history and literature. We're just so predisposed to do it when someone nudges us there we go the whole way. And then how does that play out for women? Who are in positions of power. What does that look like at the top were often really adverse to the idea of women in power and you know for a lot of people that I spoke to who you know started thinking about this or maybe changed the way. They approached power and leadership for them. A big moment in history was Hillary Clinton's loss and the polls expected that she was going to come out ahead. You know everyone thought it would be okay. Even though is seeing the herring that she took in the press and sort of the the hate that was happening on social media and and then you know she just became like this ultimate person. Who CAN'T DO ANYTHING RIGHT? You know. It was criticized when she got emotional. She was criticized when she was powerful. Choose was criticized for what she was wearing issues to five hundred masculine and she wasn't perfect of course but she became This symbol for everything like we don't like about women in power and when they get to the top they topple you know they become such a target That people just work very hard to take them down right. So can you explain the he skilled? She's lucky phenomenon. Yeah there's this phenomenon that researchers I've done what you just said that he's skilled. She's lucky and is this tendency that we have to would may look at men and women empower you know and whether that's in a very public position or maybe just like in in our own small company were man's promoted or women has been promoted and we tend to fall back into these very stereotypical traditional narratives. Which are like well. He got there because he's so good at this one account or he really killed this project and of course he deserves to be there and if it's a woman we say well she's lucky is probably because she's attractive or you know she was really nice to the boss or like and it. Kinda just goes from there. But it's not just other people that follow this narrative women fall into this narrative. Allot to you'll hear and that's part of how the term got coined because you'll hear a lot of women. Researchers have heard a lot of women that they interviewed like. Ceo's people in powerful positions when they're asked how they got there. Just had this like really lucky break. I was really lucky to be in the right place at the right time and you know kind of fell my way when I got really lucky with this one piece of success we ha- we buy into the narrative to in it. It perpetuates it. Gotcha I WANNA get more into that in a bid but I. I don't want to ignore the intersection of race and gender here so what happens to a woman of color who has the same qualifications as an a woman with a so called white name? Who's applying for the same job right? Power is so layered and our perceptions of power and who deserves to be empower and who's skilled and not lucky really becomes more complicated

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Trump to visit Miami-Dade megachurch

This Morning with Gordon Deal

00:37 sec | 10 months ago

Trump to visit Miami-Dade megachurch

"Comes for colonel launches evangelicals for trump coalition Miami tonight the president is rallying at king Jesus international ministry one of the largest Hispanic churches in the country you know what he is going to be critical in this next election in the state where margins are won by less than one percent Florida international university's Frank Morris says the choice of churches interesting it's led by pastor Guillermo Maldonado under an immigrant who I do assure worshippers they were not at risk for deportation if they attend trump's expected to speak out against communist dictatorships as an appeal to Hispanic voters the election marked the first time in history Latinos will be the largest minority in the

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In The Gate - Off to See the Wizard

In The Gate

07:48 min | 1 year ago

In The Gate - Off to See the Wizard

"Say you're the parent of a teenager as I and maybe your teenager isn't quite sure of his or her future career ambitions as mine isn't that's fine many teenagers that mold right well you as the parrot probably want your kid to go to college but without much direction you're less likely to send him or her father way I mean if your kid wants to be a film director then the University of Southern California might make sense and if it costs big money to go there then you figure it out well Saffy Joseph Junior wanted to be like his father a horse trainer his parents wanted him to go to college so they booted him off the island of Barbados where they lived and sent him to the United States to a prep school near Miami for two years and then to Florida International University just up the road from there that didn't quite work Joseph says now since he spent more time at Gulfstream and the track formerly known as called her now extreme park west than he did in class so he returned to the island then started training he even won the barbadian triple Crown Onu in two thousand nine two years later in two thousand eleven saffy Joseph came ashore for good and now he's got a chance to make quite a few blonde dollars in the Breeders Cup classic math wizard try to sprang up big upset the outside improbable saving all the way looking to come through on the inside it's Mr coming off the turn with the lead Mr Buddy Friday spun to run outside probably left inside floor of women between horses bath wizard other four outside what a finish the Pennsylvania Derby bear cubs math wizard on the outside math weser bester body outside bath wizard math wizard yes sir bath wizard thirty two what upset later end up Pennsylvania Derby and with the Classic Division thinned-out by injury it is conceivable that Saffi Joseph might just join dougie fresh Riana and grandmaster flash as milestone achieving native barbadians and with that we welcome trainer Saffy Joseph Junior here to win the gate let's start with math wizard of course what did you feel as he was coming down the stretch of the Pennsylvania Dir irby or surreal feeling this you know you're hoping you'll get there it was happening in slow motion and then when he got there like it was just unbelievable the he could run a race like that it'd be those Kinda worse is something that was a dream come truce he finished x than the grade three West Virginia Derby at the beginning of August and that was seven weeks before the Pennsylvania Derby how were you able to give this horse some time often Florida and then have him sharp enough to win a grade one race in late September all just came together I think West Virginia was one race to meet Bram not period the sex ratio degrees we kept him in killing during that time which is probably a mistake probably brought him back home we got about home in the Senate and he took his first book easier the second one was very good on his third where it was extraordinary I won't play like we didn't he'll come always third rats for us was stiff work but he did it so good so we didn't know how long it'll take recuperate we were able to get a slight firm on Thursday which gave us a couple of days you can see the rage Senate worked Oprah Edgardo Zayas has been the regular writer for math wizard but he didn't come up from Florida for the pen Derby because the horses entry was so last minute so what does the writer situation look like from here yeah we weren't sure for even going to there'd be and he had already committed some raids gulfstream so he stayed here unfortunately and for the writer and the we're still undecided we have we don't have a writer Iran permitted to ride and Dino Russo so writer is still open at the moment we haven't decided we're going to wait we don't have to rush any decision wait and see what happens something we mentioned in our open how you arrived here from Barbados in two thousand eleven I'll bet many of our listeners and I have to have been include myself in this didn't even know there was thoroughbred racing in Barbados. What is the racing scene like there yeah they run right now in Barbara's twice a month it's a three quarter tracks along the turf only we trained on on the dirt run on the turf there's only turf racing I should go out with her when you dare you get much closer to the horses race in actually part of it and I think that's unique mess that has you're so close to the horses racing gives you the vibrant Phil what we didn't mention was that when you came here you had exactly two horses in your care how did you get from there take here just keep trying to do good I keep trying to win races and attract attention and asking people for chances and I think it all comes together a lot of opportunities a lot of owners have been supportive of us and you just keep working things work a volunteer place trainers saffy Joseph Junior joining us here on gaito send out the pen Derby winner math wizard in the Breeders Cup classic as if coming from Barbados to train a grade one winner isn't crazy enough there's the fact that less than a year ago math wizard ran in sixteen thousand dollars maiden claiming race at Gulfstream and finished thirty didn't even win and to make things even crazier do you know who won that sixteen thousand dollars maiden claimer last December maximum security proves he's the real deal and there's no need to go down that rabbit hole right now the what do you think of these great winning is coming out of a race that low on the Horse Racing Totem Pole was unbelievable because normally you think who made it and Sixteen especially for young very few people at risk any horse of quality and those kind of Race Maine Sixteen Majority of time running or three early three hundred sixteen are very good if they're into sixteen thousand as far as ability goes to have two tours of the same race that one greater like if someone was to believe that I've seen it actually happened it would probably go down in the history of race in the best maintenance we never gonNA change over time but I don't think I was going to change did you get more ambitious with math wizard because maximum security went on onto do bigger things I know but Mathur's reclaim them in January I think in January so maximum security I don't want the Florida every year A good decision I think we got him at the right time now you have another potential superstar the two year old chance it and he's off the umbrella five likely now smash factor is flat to the Board Second Town Centre with Liam's Lucky charm but let there be no doubt who's best the in reality goes the chance at Chattan wrapped up gear down and six on top chance at what a stakes race at your home base of Gulfstream back in late September and while Chan is it will skip the Breeders Cup we'd be remiss if we didn't mention him

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On the Ocean Floor

Innovation Now

01:30 min | 1 year ago

On the Ocean Floor

"Nasa will join an international crew on the floor of the atlantic ocean this summer to prepare for future deep space missions innovation now nasa conducts analog missions or field tests in locations that have physical similarities to extreme extreme space environments the aquarius laboratory part of the florida international university's undersea research habitat and the only undersea research research station in the world sits sixty two feet below the ocean surface near key largo florida the interior of aquarius provides. It's a unique location for nasa to study behavioral effects of spaceflight such as isolation team dynamics fatigue and sleep patterns earns an international crew of astronauts and aqua dots will spend ten days in the habitat on one of nasr's extreme environment mission operations nations the nemo twenty three crew will focus on spacewalks learn to use augmented reality for training and evaluate tools for collecting acting core samples on the lunar surface. These astronauts will be preparing for future exploration to the moon and mars while under the sea for innovation now jennifer pauline innovation now is produced by the national institute of aerospace through collaboration with nasa.

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Under the Sea

Innovation Now

01:30 min | 1 year ago

Under the Sea

"Nasa will join an international crew on the floor of the Atlantic Ocean this summer to prepare for future deep space missions shoes innovation now, NASA conducts analog, emissions or field tests in locations that have physical similiarities too extreme space environments, the Aquarius laboratory part of the Florida international university's undersea research habitat and the only undersea research station in the world, sits, sixty two feet below the ocean surface near key Largo, Florida, the interior of Aquarius provides a unique location for NASA to study behavioral effects of spaceflight such as 'isolation team, dynamics, fatigue, and sleep patterns and international crew of astronauts, and aqua, nuts will spend ten days in the habitat on one of Nasr's, extreme environment, mission oper-. Nations, the neem. Oh, twenty three crew will focus on spacewalks. Learn to use augmented reality for training and evaluate tools for collecting core samples on the lunar surface. These astronauts will be preparing for future exploration to the moon and Mars while under the sea for innovation now. I'm Jennifer pulley now is produced by the National Institute of aerospace through collaboration with NASA.

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Trump is chock full of socialism jabs in Miami

Investor's Edge

00:38 sec | 1 year ago

Trump is chock full of socialism jabs in Miami

"President Trump addresses the Venezuelan crisis as we hear from USA radio's Robert wilentz ski President Trump. Speaking in Miami in front of a friendly crowd at Florida international university, many shouting USA USA, the president's speaking about the situation in Venezuela telling the crowd president's day new day is coming in Latin America, socialism has so completely ravaged this great country. That even the world's largest reserves of oil are no longer enough to keep the lights on Venezuelan leader, nNcholas Maduro, still not allowing aid sent by the United States to reach the Venezuelan people.

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"florida international university" Discussed on 760 KFMB Radio

760 KFMB Radio

02:56 min | 1 year ago

"florida international university" Discussed on 760 KFMB Radio

"Hour. Sponsored by zoom. Conferencing are Matt piper. Sixteen states have decided to chew the Trump administration over its national emergency declaration last week when he announced it Mr. Trump suspected this would happen. They will sue us and the ninth circuit. Even though it shouldn't be there, and we will possibly get a bad ruling. And then we'll get another bad ruling, and then will end up in the supreme court. The multi-state lawsuit represents the first and most significant legal challenge to the president's controversial proclamation to date CBS news. Correspondent Nancy Cortez reports. Democrats will introduce a joint resolution of disapproval as early as next week. Even if the house and Senate passed that joint resolution aimed at repealing the president's emergency declaration. It's unlikely to do much more than send that's because the president's aides say he'll veto the resolution his first official vetoed of his presidency. Meantime, the president urged nNcholas Medeiros military regime in Venezuela to allow humanitarian aid into the country and reiterated that all options are on the table. Here's correspondent Errol Barnett who traveled with Mr. Trump, Florida international university administration's priority right now, they say is to get humanitarian aid in already. Over the weekend shipments of aid from the US was sent to Colombia and it's sitting right now on the border between Colombia and Venezuela this upcoming weekend. The administration expects there to be a major effort with volunteers on both sides of the border there to get that humanitarian aid in and help those hundreds of thousands of people who could potentially die on the heels of lists coming out last week of priests accused of child sex abuse and diocese here in the US. The Vatican drops another bombshell correspondent, Joe Rica Dunkin for the first time the Vatican has admitted it has secret internal guidance for priests who father children about Akin's spokesman told the New York Times document lays out suggestions for the clerics aimed at protecting the child it comes after the Catholic church in Ireland released the first public outline for those priests. Could we know the why the story of jussie smollet has seemingly been crumbling since the weekend and CBS affiliate W BB MTV? Chicago reports that the actor was upset after a racist letter addressed to him and sent to the empire set did not get a bigger reaction. CBS's dean Reynolds reports it comes on the heels that song smell. It has seemingly only met with the Chicago PD once there was no law enforcement interview with small today. And none has been scheduled his attorneys say they will maintain what they call an active dialogue with the police on his behalf. This is CBS news, zoom video conferencing, featuring video and audio clarity with screen sharing. Free. Accounts are available at zoom dot US. That's zoom dot US, zoom video conferencing, ever wonder, why.

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"florida international university" Discussed on WRKO AM680

WRKO AM680

04:41 min | 1 year ago

"florida international university" Discussed on WRKO AM680

"Once again, here's correspondent, Alex stone. It was a brand new bridge. In fact, it we still being installed at Florida international university. The bridge was a big deal locally as who would connect the campus to student housing. No longer would students have to walk across a dangerous road. But before opening it would come crashing down onto cars below it was March fifteenth, and here's what the coverage sounded like that day. There are a number of fatalities and several injuries after a brand new pedestrian bridge has collapsed on the campus. Of Florida international university in Miami. According to Florida highway patrol there are several fatalities and a half dozen vehicles crushed beneath this pedestrian bridge right now the area is swarmed with emergency vehicles. And we have seen a number of first responders trying to reach people that had been trapped beneath the rubble we saw some working on their hands and knees digging through some of the rubble to reach those that had been trapped some yellow tarps have been placed on part of the wreckage perhaps to conceal where bodies are. But this entire stretch has been shut down across the Florida international university campus there was the earthquake. So me, and my roommate jumped up and looked outside and as soon as I looked outside. I saw dust flying everywhere. And I knew that the bridge had collapsed. There was one car that was able to get I guess they had just missed the bridge. And the back end of a car was smashed in the. Screens that were coming from the car was terrifying. Like, I watch every like everyone started sprinting towards the scene, and it's just so scary because it happened so fast. It was I started crying. I really wanted to start crying. It was terrifying. Like at first, I was just like, oh, we know. Maybe everything is. Okay. But I saw two cars under it. And I heard a woman screaming, and I said this is not good. Like, this is a serious serious thing that just happened. I'm maybe two hundred feet from the collapsed. I am. So rounded by first responders you name it fire rescue Miami Dade police for Florida highway patrol. It is the of a first responders trying to get into those cars that are trapped under this these slabs of concrete there are there are cars under there. I've seen several by self just completely flattened we're talking. I I've seen at least one truck. There was some type of panel truck. You know, how tall those things are now only three or four feet tall. This came down. And it came down quickly. I was on the ground just minutes after it happened here, and I talked to a witness a gentleman who was driving a truck. He had just pulled out of the parking lot and was turning in about to drive underneath the bridge became less than one hundred feet from being underneath it. When it collapsed key told me it was complete pandemonium. And at the bridge just came down. He didn't see anything right into it. He didn't see anybody the reason for to fall. He just said it fell and there was immediately immediate screaming and people running trying to help it is a very active scene. They're actually right now, they're bringing in another crane the bringing in great in front of me. They're just pulling it up. Now. I don't know where they're taking it. I don't know if they're trying to get it up closer to see if they can lift some of these peop- pieces, but they are pulling a other large Craig into position wait now as I'm on the phone came. Now, I'm watching it. I watched a few people have to get. Pulled out of the rubble. I think there's something destruction workers that they're still trying to get to. And I watched two people I have CPR performed on them. And I know that there's like I'm watching a bunch of firefighters and crawlspaces on trying to get the people that crane was telling you about they've got it. Hold way back right up against the bridge. Now, they're trying to get it in position. And they're going to try and see if they can lift some of this bridge up off from eighth street here. That's really the only way the only way they're going to be able to get into those cars this hundreds of tons of concrete and steel rebar that have smashed down on these cars, pinning them, and and unfortunately, pancake them to just a few feet tall. So they're trying to get that into position. They pulled the crane into the middle of the street. Now, that's where the most of the cars are just completely flat. And they're going to try and get that out to see if there's anyone any survivors still trapped in those cars, so they can get them out of there. It is going to be a long process. Even with that crane because as they start moving some of those pieces other areas, they're afraid are going to.

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'Design errors' faulted in Florida bridge collapse: U.S. agency

Orlando's Evening News

00:26 sec | 2 years ago

'Design errors' faulted in Florida bridge collapse: U.S. agency

"Refused. The NTSB says they found design errors in that pedestrian bridge collapsed. Earlier this year in south Florida killing six people the one hundred seventy four footbridge at Florida international university. Collapsing. Suddenly back in March in a new report federal investing. Gators say errors were made in the portion of the bridge were to trust is connected to the bridge. Deck officials say cracking had been seen before that collapse. And the would be consistent with such design errors the agency is still investigating who exactly should be

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Death toll hits 39 in Italy bridge collapse; blame begins

Start Here

04:46 min | 2 years ago

Death toll hits 39 in Italy bridge collapse; blame begins

"Other party who is critical of that president or that president's policies and that that's just not the way the system's supposed to work and Brennan tweeted. This is part of a broader effort by Mr. Trump to suppress freedom of speech and punish his critics, John Cohen. Thank you. Thanks, nice talking to you. We knew it was coming, but that didn't make it any less shocking. The diocese did not create written records every single time. They heard something about abuse. The grand jurors wrote the state of Pennsylvania is still reeling from a grand jury report detailing what it calls, credible allegations of horrific child abuse by more than three hundred priests. In this morning, people are asking, what about their superiors? What about the bishops and cardinals accused of creating a playbook for concealing the truth? And what does pope Francis have to say about it? ABC's David Wright is here tracking it all David by bread. So a thousand child victims they could identify and the report says the real numbers higher than that. And this is just one St.. Imagine if all fifty states did a comprehensive look through the church records, it's too difficult to think about, yeah, on a human level. Then what are some of the most troublesome allegations here? Well, I mean they're just horrific cases. In one instance, there's a priest to targeted five sisters from one family and continued to abuse them even after he was, he left the parish even after he left the priesthood and in case after case, there's a familiar pattern alleged in this report, and that is that basically the priests themselves were shuffled from one parish to another quietly, the cover up was sophisticated and all the while. Church leadership kept records of the abuse victims were they had settlements. They had nondisclosure agreements. We feel certain that many victims never came forward. And while the Vatican may have been alerted about all this, the general public and certainly the prosecutors weren't. Let's talk about the Vatican because this obviously reaches beyond Pennsylvania in these priests superiors. Absolutely. And one of the highest ranking. Ericans in the church at this moment, cardinal Donald Wuerl of Washington DC for eighteen years. He was the Bishop of Pittsburgh, and he is named in this report more than two hundred times. He's defending his record saying that he always acted with an eye toward preventing future acts of abuse and respecting victims. But the report finds that in multiple cases, he may have alerted the Vatican he may have removed from their posts, but he didn't alert civil authorities and that allowed abuse to continue at the cops. We're not really part of that. They for them, David, these families might get the satisfaction of seeing these priests finally named, but nearly all of them are kind of power list actually do anything in court, right? That's right. I, in most of these Pennsylvania cases, the statute of limitations has long since inspired. We won't see very many new criminal prosecutions as a result of this. But what we might see is it change in the laws. There's pressure now in Pennsylvania lawmakers to enact new laws that would better protect people that would get rid of things like the statute of limitations for child sexual abuse cases, the. Nondisclosures for child sexual abuse cases and may even open a civil window

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Disability emojis proposed by Apple

The Zen Leader

00:53 sec | 2 years ago

Disability emojis proposed by Apple

"Apple has recently added samesex emojis now another group may be getting its own here's cbs larry miller apple says one in seven people have some form of disability and they should have their own emojis apple submitted a proposal to the creator's unico consortium for a new range of thirteen accessibility emojis to include a guide dog hearing aid wheelchair and prosthetic limbs it's not every disability apple says but a start if approved the accessibility emojis will be released early next year larry miller cbs news it's been nine days since the collapse of a pedestrian bridge in south florida killed six people now the florida highway patrol says the street at blocked good reopened by tonight or tomorrow morning workers have been removing debris fixing road damage and scrubbing the asphalt to make it safe for drivers that road between florida international university in the city of.

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Fired FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe unleashes on Trump

24 Hour News

01:23 min | 2 years ago

Fired FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe unleashes on Trump

"Cars former deputy director andrew mccabe says the president's cruelty reminds him of the days immediately following the firing of fbi director james comey g man who was axed just one day before qualifying for us federal pension goes on to say mr trump's comments about him were equally hurtful and false mccabe concludes that shows the president has no idea how fbi people feel about their leaders a busy street in miami is now clear rubble after a nine hundred fifty ton pedestrian bridge collapsed onto a cruise spend days digging through the rubble locating victims of the accident that left six people dead then they began clearing debris and fixing road damage caused by the tragic collapse that work is now complete then officials are planning to reopen the busy highway over the weekend reports the florida highway patrol is talking about reopening south west eighth street at florida international university tonight or tomorrow wins news time five fifty five south korea says the north has accepted its offer to hold high level talks between the two koreas next thursday the announcement comes a day after the south korean president tease the possibility of another even more important meeting this one involving the us plus north and south korea president trump is still hoping to meet with north korean leader kim jong un sometime before the end of may wins.

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Zuckerberg apologizes for Facebook mistakes with user data, vows curbs

The Sean Hannity Show

00:43 sec | 2 years ago

Zuckerberg apologizes for Facebook mistakes with user data, vows curbs

"The victims of the bridge collapsed today at florida international university with vigil people gathered this morning on campus they walked to a makeshift memorial and left flowers also the first funerals are being held mark zuckerberg acknowledges that facebook has made some mistakes and the ceo is announced new steps to protect user data soccer claims he's trying to understand what happened after a political advertising firm obtain the personal data of fifty million users no one is being allowed in downtown pflueger village texas and in suspected bomber mark condit's neighborhood because of worries that bombs are in his house meanwhile condit's family is going to be issuing a statement and at some point today president trump is defending his phone call russian president vladimir putin this week he tweeted today the getting along with.

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Florida bridge collapse: Design change put project behind schedule, millions over budget

News, Traffic and Weather

02:28 min | 2 years ago

Florida bridge collapse: Design change put project behind schedule, millions over budget

"Jose it's two o'clock this is cbs news on the hour presented by ziprecruiter i'm dave barrett two students were shot and wounded one critically this morning it maryland's great mill high the shooter is dead not clear if austin wyatt rollins was killed by the school resource officer or if you took his own life sheriff tim cameron we continued to interview witnesses collect forensic evidence from multiple crime scenes and examined the shooter's electronic devices and all aspects of social media cbs's bill rakoff a saint mary's county sheriff says there were fourteen hundred students inside great mills high school when this morning shooting occurred and he's thankful there weren't any further injuries he says there appeared to be a connection between the suspect seventeen year old austin rollins in the sixteen year old girl that he shot and critically wounded another fourteen year old boy who was shot may have been a bystander he's listed in good condition near san antonio a device exploded inside a fedex shipping center slightly injuring a woman cbs's omar villafranca if law enforcement agents are able to link the fedex bombing with the four bombings in austin it would mark the first time that the suspected bomber is using a delivery service to try to mail one of the bombs the first three in austin were handdelivered on the porch is the fourth one used a trip wire which means the bombers methods could be changing pedestrian bridge that collapsed at florida international university killing six people was maidens of dollars over budget and behind schedule ap says if there was a design change apparently there was the main pylon was moved eleven feet to the edge of a canal made the gap between the crossing supports wider it's not clear if that change contributed to the bridge collapse before donald trump became president porn stars stormy daniels alleges that she and he had an affair cbs's paula reed says the daniels did take and pass a polygraph test seven years ago or three key questions at the astor the first and i'm quoting here around july two thousand sixteen intercourse donald trump she said yes around that same time did you have unprotected sex with donald trump nondisclosure agreement invalidated mississippi's.

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Brother of Parkland shooter arrested for trespassing at Stoneman Douglas High

Joyce Kaufman

01:55 min | 2 years ago

Brother of Parkland shooter arrested for trespassing at Stoneman Douglas High

"Karen curtis with your news talk eight wpro news break president trump laming sick individual but the series of bombings in texas this is obviously a very very sick individual or maybe individuals he's sick people and we will get to the bottom of it federal agents were swarming a central texas fedex store earlier in connection with the multiple bombings sunset valley police say the fbi atf are investigating a package that was shipped from the business just outside austin it is not known if the package was the same one that exploded at a fedex facility earlier this morning near san antonio the sheriff in saint mary's county in maryland says the gunman in today's shooting at a school in great mills is dead two people are hurt the one male student wants to that source of mary's hospital is in stable condition the female students was transported to shock trauma facility is in critical condition sheriff tim cameron remarked that the school's resource officer took the shooter her out the brother of accused stoneman douglas high school shooter is due to appear before judge this afternoon eighteen year old zachary cruise is charged with trespassing on the campus and parkland even after he was told not to go there his brother nncholas cruises charged with killing seventeen people on valentine's day in honor of the six people killed in last thursday's pedestrian bridge collapse florida international university is holding a blood drive today at the graham center ballrooms the ball rose will also be the site of a vigil scheduled by the student government association for ten am tomorrow today's the first day of spring in like a lion out like a lamb so wicked weather hitting the south overnight alabama got rocked at least three tornadoes touching down in northern jala bama jacksonville state university was especially hard the campus took a beating the basketball arena and dorm suffering and stencil damage in georgia an offduty state trooper was killed.

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"florida international university" Discussed on Boston Herald Radio

Boston Herald Radio

02:19 min | 2 years ago

"florida international university" Discussed on Boston Herald Radio

"You pay the new hampshire sales tax which is none some updates on that hor horrific story at a florida international university you're going to be hearing the phrase accelerated bridge construction a lot this was the system that the two companies manila construction in fig bridge group used they built the bridge largely offsite and then brought it in and out people asking is that where the problem came from marco rubio said there are some cables that had come loose and that that's what the company was actually working on the bridge collapse so there may be an element of human error that they're working on something and didn't do it right i don't know what i do know is that this sounds familiar to those of us in boston because the big which by the way originally projected to cost three billion dollars according to the local officials who wanted the federal government to pay for it final cost twenty three billion mr by hayes tells the three in it what's the big deal it was technically finished in two thousand six that was the year that they i mean it was a long big project but technically they had the final and now we're done two thousand six later that year a feeling tile panel in the bridge fell on a woman and crushed her to death while jews driving through the big less than a year after completion it had already killed somebody twenty plus billion dollars for a tunnel that kills people all over the country we have tunnels built twenty fifty a hundred years ago the at far less expense that have never killed anyone as is the problem we'll see where it goes how with follow up will be but watch for that exhilarated bridge construction also lots to talk about the fact that for example manila construction was doing some work at the fort lauderdale airport and they put up one of those kind of temporary walk over bridges walk so they could do the construction work you've seen those and apparently of them collapsed under employees wait he's suing them the other company fig has had some issues and they've had to pay off some settlements the reporting i've seen on their safety record doesn't look like anything unusual mean people oh my gosh they had whatever five lawsuits that's part of the construction.

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"florida international university" Discussed on WTMJ 620

WTMJ 620

02:44 min | 2 years ago

"florida international university" Discussed on WTMJ 620

"Should not have happened and it's really a sad commentary on something that could could have been completely avoided that's number two of our four at ten that's next wtmj ten fourteen he's video with you on this friday we're in the middle of the four at the four biggest stories that we see it across the walkie the state and you can win those realtor home and garden show tickets if you're the right number caller and if you can correctly identify all four of the four at ten this is a sad story a bridge collapsed in florida miami dade county the miami area of course florida international university a brand new bridge weighed nine hundred fifty tonnes was just installed five days ago they were doing a stress test and the worst possible thing happened be tightened they were being tightened when it collapsed mark rosenberg is with you he was asked why this area wasn't cleared beforehand assume that they believe it was a routine normal tasks but that's what the investigation is going to determine absolutely unacceptable your stress testing a bridge a nine hundred fifty tunbridge you're in what day six after the original installation you're kind of tweaking things you're tightening cables you don't you don't do that with with live traffic underneath i don't care what the situation was and if that was a busy street whatever you don't risk people's lives while you're doing those kinds of things for a very very heavy bridge i don't understand the process here i've been around construction projects the way it works nowadays is there over careful they take incredible precautions to make sure things like this don't happen in this case seems like they threw all that out the window said oh we can have traffic going by while we're doing your stress tests worst possible decision you could make and frankly unacceptable there's going to be heads at role on this and the six people that died didn't have to die and you when you read and hear stories like this common sense did not prevail here i understand it was a dynamic bridge a new design all those things but you gotta make sure that what you're doing here is safe and to do those kinds of tests on a bridge that was unique apparently had never been done in.

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"florida international university" Discussed on 560 KLZ The Source

560 KLZ The Source

02:14 min | 2 years ago

"florida international university" Discussed on 560 KLZ The Source

"Florida international university where he pedestrian bridge has collapsed over the highway police are calling doctors and nurses to the scene and miami herald is there they said that they're moving the rest of the media away because media's they're they're looking at just how the structure collapsed but they're moving the media way because they're a worried that the rest of it may fall down as well there are a number of cars trapped under the bridge and police have confirmed according to miami herald multiple deaths they say there are mass casualties after this bridge at florida international university has collapsed to the ground over a highway it's a pedestrian bridge people are trapped underneath and police are on the scene just awful and i mean it looks this was a he huge pedestrian bridge i'm looking at the number of lanes over which it spanned i mean this is it's it's it does not look good obviously this is bad i mean there are number of fire trucks on seeing this was it was three lanes either way but it was at a busy intersection but this pedestrian bridge right there by florida international university and first responders are on scene but there are a number of cars that have that were caught underneath some of which had just kind of driven out the other side and it was i mean you can it just it just looks just does not look good this is bad and and hopefully and by you know by say i i hope it's not any worse than you always want just a minimal amount you don't want any casualties at all but you definitely don't want it just it just goodness and for a pedestrian bridge i don't think i've ever seen a pedestrian bridge that has collapsed as one hundred seventy footbridge one hundred seventy four foot bridge and it was scheduled to open to the public and early twenty nineteen it crossed southwest eighth street near one hundred and nine th avenue it was built with the purpose of allowing students who live across this very very busy roadway and very busy intersection to cross safely and so it i mean it wasn't even scheduled to open until early next year and just collapsed multiple fatalities after this pedestrian bridges collapsed near fort florida international university and we'll keep our eyes on.

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"florida international university" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030

WBZ NewsRadio 1030

01:37 min | 2 years ago

"florida international university" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030

"Bridge collapse at florida international university in miami that killed at least six people and injured at least ten others as abc's victor oquendo reports this may have been a tragedy that could have been prevented florida transportation officials say that an engineer call two days before the miami bridge collapsed report cracking at one end of the span at the scene national transportation safety board investigator robert says his agency has not confirmed there were cracks then added crack in a bridge does not necessarily mean that it's unsafe i know the crews were out there inspecting it and they were applying tension to strengthen a member i don't know if that was related to the cracks that they discovered that still too early in the investigation for us to determine fig bridge engineers inc says it found no safety issues chuck sivertsen abc news that voice mail was left on a landline and not heard by a florida department of transportation employee until after the bridge collapse as far as possible criminal charges well miami dade state attorney says those charges are mostly unlikely and this would be very challenging and complex very difficult to fit into a criminal container if you like very confined very restricted and very high bar authorities are now slowly removing the debris looking for more victims according to f i use twitter page school entrances on eighth street remained closed and classes resume on monday the company that designed the pedestrian bridge that collapsed in florida happens to be the same company that helped in the design and construction of the bridge here in boston and has also involved in the design of the new sarah long bridge that's being built between.

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"florida international university" Discussed on Boston Herald Radio

Boston Herald Radio

02:13 min | 2 years ago

"florida international university" Discussed on Boston Herald Radio

"You pay the new hampshire sales tax which is none some updates on that hor horrific story at a florida international university you're going to be hearing the phrase accelerated bridge construction a lot this was the system that the two companies manila construction in fig bridge group used they built the bridge largely offsite and then brought it in and out people asking is that where the problem came from mark rubio said there are some cables that had come loose and that that's what the company was actually working on the bridge collapse so there may be an element of human error that they're working on something and didn't do it right i don't know what i do know is that this sounds familiar to those of us in boston because the big which by the way originally projected to cost three billion dollars according to the local officials who wanted the federal government to pay for it final cost twenty three billion mr by hayes the three in it what's you know it it was technically finished in two thousand six that was the year that they i mean it was a long big project but technically they had the final and now we're done in two thousand six later that year a ceiling tile panel in the bridge fell on a woman in crushed her to death while she was driving through the big less than a year after completion it already killed somebody twenty plus billion dollars for a tunnel that kills people all over the country we have tunnels built twenty fifty a hundred years ago the far less expense that have never killed anyone and so is the problem we'll see where it goes house with follow up will be but watch for that accelerated bridge construction also lots of talk about the fact that for example manila construction was doing some work at the fort lauderdale airport and they put up one of those kind of temporary walkover bridges walk so they could do the construction work you've seen those and apparently one of them collapsed under employees wait he suing them the other company fig has had some issues and they've had to pay off some settlements the reporting i've seen on.

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"florida international university" Discussed on WINS 1010

WINS 1010

01:42 min | 2 years ago

"florida international university" Discussed on WINS 1010

"On the pedestrian bridge collapse at florida international university in miami recovery workers were at the scene of the tragedy all night long and add a briefing early this morning police said the death toll was up to six toll which spokesman alvarado's of lettuce says could rise the boss ability sad possibility that under the concrete there may be additional vehicles so far they know of eight vehicles that were crushed the bridge was in just last saturday a safety measure taken after an f i u student was struck by vehicle and killed last year victor reports on how the nine hundred fifty tonnes span was built it was fabricated at the side of the road and hoisted into position six days ago it's become a preferred method for constructing bridges because that keeps the construction workers away from traffic and this is a major eight lane thoroughfare they're going to be looking at everything the fabrication the crane operation how it was fastened to place then the suspension cables which were being tightened when the bridge came down the ntsb and fbi are all on the scene trying to determine the cause of the collapse after an attack on an ex russian spy in the uk the trump administration is speaking out and taking action in some other matters kenneth moulton reports resident trump is joining leaders from the uk france and germany condemning russia for the poison attack on a former russian spy and his daughter in england for the first time the trump administration also hit several russians with sanctions for alleged election meddling and accused moscow of an elaborate plot to target the us's electric grid factories water supply.

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"florida international university" Discussed on WCBM 680 AM

WCBM 680 AM

02:48 min | 2 years ago

"florida international university" Discussed on WCBM 680 AM

"The views and opinions you hear on talkradio six eighty wcbs wcbmcom are not necessarily those of the owners banishment employers advertisers off wcbs but they should be five thirty six twenty four before the hour of six o'clock was shot in maryland wakeup call horrific another tragedy and florida in about a month according to a report several published reports yesterday a bridge connecting florida international university in the miami area a pedestrian bridge collapsed onto a highway yesterday crushing multiple vehicles in killing six people injuring others is just a horrific crash of this this bridge with the witnesses said it sounded like a bomb was going off when it fell here is the governor of florida rick scott announcing there will be an investigation they'll be clearly be an investigation to find out exactly what happened and why this happened and we will hold anybody cannibal if anything if anybody's done anything wrong the ntsb richard somewhat also said they will be launching a federal inquiry ntsb is launching a full investigative go team to begin our investigation of this pedestrian bridge collapse the campus of florida international university miami new times is now reporting that the lead contractor manila construction management sued less than two weeks ago over the collapse of a makeshift bridge built at fort lauderdale hollywood international airport and there was a lawsuit already filed their and another contractor fig bridge engineers hadn't even worse accident on a bigger project six years ago in virginia in the norfolk area or another bridge collapsed forty feet on the railroad tracks below and it was a miracle nobody was killed in that one unfortunately this nine hundred fifty tunbridge collapse yesterday is actually built in one piece and that it was transported and it was just put in on saturday and yesterday it collapses and these unfortunately frank the timing the cars were stopped at a red light directly underneath the bridge when it collapsed very unfortunate and obviously there's got to be some structural problems or whatever in the fabrication of this bridge to begin with for to just you know collapse i mean they weren't even finished working on it yet but it nonetheless collapsed in the first thing you think of there had to be some structural weakness or structural problem somewhere along the course of the bridge itself that's very very sad for those people and.

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"florida international university" Discussed on WTMJ 620

WTMJ 620

01:49 min | 2 years ago

"florida international university" Discussed on WTMJ 620

"At a deadly pedestrian bridge collapse at florida international university has become a recovery operation abc's aaron katersky is in miami the fourteen million dollars bridge was built for safety so florida international university students could cross over a busy thoroughfare what was soon to be calling it a staple part any connectivity between the city and the university has actually turned out to be a national tragedy sweetwater mayor orlando lopez the collapse of the nine hundred fifty tonnes span crushed cars and touched off an urgent search for survivors after some initial rescues police here said they're confident there are no more survivors they started looking for more bodies aaron katersky abc news miami surgery director dr mark mckinney says injured patients were sent to kendall regional medical center a variety of injuries with eight patients from bruises and abrasions all broken bounds but they're all in stable condition and no severe brain injuries a senator marco rubio tweeted thursday nights saying that the cables that suspend the bridge were loose and engineers were tightening the cables when it collapsed we're expecting to hear from miami dade police with a news conference shortly special counsel robert muller's russia probe is reaching into the trump family business abc news has confirmed special counsel robert muller subpoenaed the trump organization for any documents related to russia the new york times i reporting the subpoena was issued over the past several weeks no word on the scope but a source familiar with the investigation says the subpoena is a sign muller's investigation of expanding obtained information which raises more questions about the financial dealings and the trump organization abc's kenneth moton president trump hosted ireland's prime minister layover rod car for the shamrock bowl presentation at the white house thursday president on behalf of the irish government i want to thank you for taking the opportunity to celebrate our national day.

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"florida international university" Discussed on WRVA

WRVA

02:06 min | 2 years ago

"florida international university" Discussed on WRVA

"From abc news i'm todd at at least four dead nine heard in the collapse of pedestrian bridge on the campus of florida international university in miami abc's aaron katersky is there the one hundred seventy four foot pedestrian bridge was built on the side of the road and had been lifted into position only five days before the collapse how could this have happened this this was completely recently installed this is just ridiculous i witnesses said it sounded and felt like an earthquake rescuers flat on their bellies feverishly tried to reach those trapped dogs and sophisticated listening devices aided the search for survivors but police said this is now a recovery operation aaron katersky abc news miami special counsel robert mueller's office has issued a subpoena to the trump organization for documents related to russia abc news ken confirmed that the special counsel's office has issued a subpoena to the trump organization requiring the trump family business to provide all documents related to russia this potentially brings the investigation closer to the president and his family's financial dealings than ever before president trump has previously denied any financial ties to russia apart from the 2013 thirteen miss universe competition and some business proposals that were never fulfilled lana zak abc news the capitol thursday marked eight years of the syrian civil war pentagon spokesperson dana white urges russia to compel the assad regime stop killing innocent civilians and allow aid to get through to ease gupta where syrian forces have been driving out rebels russia could stop civilian casualties in syria instead they're doubledealing is exacerbating the loss of innocent lives assads forces are fighting to drive rebels from eastern gouda near damascus one of the last rebelheld enclaves a new orleans saints and pelicans owner tom benson has died at age ninety benson was the owner of the saints when they won the super bowl in two thousand ten this is abc news on february twentysecond twenty team between seven forty five am and five forty five pm home was burglarized.

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"florida international university" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

02:24 min | 2 years ago

"florida international university" Discussed on KQED Radio

"Not struck in quite some time experts say it's bound to happen especially because the world is so much smaller in so many ways fighting ebola taught us a lot about catching containing and stopping these diseases but are we living the lessons we've learned we'll discuss it with read wilson author of the new book epidemic our conversations on tape but we love to hear from you comment on our facebook page or tweet us at one eight live from npr news in washington i'm shay stevens a search for survivors continues at the scene of the dentistry and bridge collapse at florida international university near miami four people were killed and several others were injured thursday when the span fell onto a major highway senator marco rubio who teaches at fau says the bridge was designed to connect the campus to the community ironically it's a project designed for safety we lost the student last year crossing that road behind us and it's also going to be a signature project one that people would identify with the school and with his community and one of its kind in terms of its engineering design movie oh says there will be an exhaustive review of the is that led to the tragedy democrats in congress claimed some white house and state department officials are trying to help conservative activists removed career employees who don't show enough loyalty to president trump npr's michelle kellerman reports the state department is looking into the matter the ranking democrat on the government oversight and foreign affairs committee say they've obtained extremely disturbing documents from a whistle blower they include emails from trump administration political appointees describing some career officials as quote a turncoat a troublemaker or associated with previous policy state department spokesperson heather nauert says that's not her impression they may not always like the policy that they are asked to advance on behalf of this administration and the american people but my personal experience has banned that people have done that and handled it and a very professional manner she says the department will respond to the letter from congress michelle kellerman npr news the state department the white house says president trump has been extremely tough on russia during his time in office comments from spokeswoman sarah huckabee sanders thursday came from the us announced it was imposing sanctions on nineteen russians for alleged interference and the twenty sixteen election the broward county sheriff's office has released survey silence footage of.

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"florida international university" Discussed on KYW Newsradio 1060

KYW Newsradio 1060

01:58 min | 2 years ago

"florida international university" Discussed on KYW Newsradio 1060

"In toronto news time nine thirty four jury selection and bill cosby's retrial is set to begin in two weeks a blow to the defense as the judge overseeing the case is allowing five other women to testify on alligators the comedian also drugged and raped them to why w suburban bureau chief jim melwert reports prosecutors say the additional accuser show a pattern of behavior by bill cosby but the defense argued the additional witnesses will simply enrage the jury james lyons has practice criminal offer thirty years starting as a prosecutor he says so called prior bad acts witnesses can be devastating for the defense but they can also hurt the prosecution a woman who testified firstround kelly johnston as prior bad acts evidence and it was atrocious my view i don't think it out when i think it hurt konovalov alliances the volume of witnesses with five other women set the testify will be a challenge for the defense johnson was the only accuser permitted cosby's initial trial last june that ended in a mistrial the jury was unable to reach a verdict cosby's accused of drugging a woman in this cheltenham in two thousand four molesting her while she was incapacitate jury selection is to start march twenty nights at the suburban bureau jim melwert kyw newsradio and now the latest on that deadly pedestrian bridge collapse in miami cbs news special report immense shoddiness controllable sadden mark rosenberg president of florida international university located next to the pedestrian bridge that collapsed today officials say four people have been found dead amid the tons of concrete and steel that fell onto a busy highway the bridge had just been arrested but was not open to foot traffic florida senator marco rubio wants an investigation of its design and construction we deserve to know in public deserves to know on the families of those women hurt and who lost their lives deserve to know what went wrong the construction companies are in the spotlight now cbs's jim axelrod mcm's president george museums of pride saturday about the quick installation of.

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"florida international university" Discussed on 550 KFYI

550 KFYI

01:51 min | 2 years ago

"florida international university" Discussed on 550 KFYI

"Donald trump russia with sanctuary today per election meddling we have mueller crossing president donald trump's red line we're gonna talk about those things in just one moment but i i'm sure you're aware of the tragedy that took place in florida today we have the fau bridge collapse if you seen image of this is absolutely horrifying there was a new construction the florida international university's a massive new pedestrian bridge spanning over i think four no actually six lanes it collapsed killing at least one person i know that that death count will probably go up a crushing several vehicles under it this is a nine hundred and fifty ton bridge located at one hundred nine th avenue and eighth street and the the bridge came crumbling down onto a number of cars now the bridge was not completely constructed yet i believe they were performing some stress tests on the bridge and eyewitness reports say that there was a big crane that dropped something on on the bridge or crane came down on the bridge i think dropped something on the bridge and then the bridge collapsed there were stress testing get for category five hurricane that kind of thing and the again we're in the age of instant information so you had people who were on twitter loading pictures up to twitter as some of those images are absolutely horrifying were i believe there's a stop the stop sign or something or stop light underneath the bridge.

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"florida international university" Discussed on WLS-AM 890

WLS-AM 890

02:03 min | 2 years ago

"florida international university" Discussed on WLS-AM 890

"The scene of a bridge collapse at a florida university say they are drilling holes into the debris to look for survivors miami dade fire rescue division chief paul s two peon said that rescuers are searching the rubble for people who may still be trapped underneath but they do not know how many that may be the bridge was installed just saturday at florida international university in the miami area governor's rounders administration says it will hire and architectural and design team by the summer to redevelop the quincy veterans home campus that's been hit by a deadly legionnaires disease crisis he wants to buy an old home down the street and house vets there while this redevelopment happens polish prosecutors say american thirties are moving ahead with their request to extradite and ninety nine year old minnesota man to be tried on allegations that he was involved in a world war two massacre polish authorities issued an arrest warrant for this man an ex commander they say in an assessor fled nazi unit that burned polish villages and killed civilians republicans eyeing a recount possible lawsuit over perceived irregularities closely watched us house race in pennsylvania were democrat connor lamb clings to a slender lead the latest batch of absentee ballots counted now lamb has seen his ads shrink ever so slightly six hundred twenty seven votes now unofficially out of more than two hundred twenty four thousand casts separating the two wls news time five thirty four inbound dan ryan at eighty seventh and accident as two right lanes blocked off inbound i get racine an accident just now clearing outbound stevenson at fifty three in accident as a left lane blocked off southbound tristate pastoring park a broken down car has a right lane blocked edens twenty minutes now from the junction out to lake cook on in forty seven the kennedy fifty four from downtown to the airport inbound about an hour nine dan ryan out forty one from downtown to ninety fifth inbound fifty three outbound ike post office a thorndale and our eight inbound and our fourteen outbound.

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"florida international university" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030

WBZ NewsRadio 1030

02:19 min | 2 years ago

"florida international university" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030

"Together coming up the news brought to us by twin river casino we begin with a developing story unfolding now in miami florida the fire department confirming there are multiple fatalities after the collapse of a footbridge this happened on the campus of florida international university at least five cars have been crushed isabella carrasco saw what happened really just huddling together and making sure that everyone's okay even people that don't call me there they they came to me and comforted me pedestrian on the side of the road i mean this communities so strong when so loyal to one another that it's really no surprise that they've come together in a moment of tragedy the fourteen million dollar bridge crossed over a highway dividing the u campus from the city of sweetwater florida multiple ambulances on scene right now again this bridge had just been installed on saturday of this past week a brand new bridge and again rescue crews on scene and there are fatalities let's get more cbs news special report there are fatalities in florida from pedestrian bridge collapse at florida international university in miami here's w f o r tv's rick full by brand new bridge you in west miami dade has collapsed killing several people and injuring many more we don't have exact numbers yet and of course in the early goings of these breaking news stories that kind of information is typically not not available with any kind of certain nine hundred fifty ton overpass was installed last saturday this woman adjust driven past the bridge as for survivors and it was one of the construction workers who have been injured in a fall and he was pulled off to the side of the road he seemed a little delirious little confused congressman mario diaz balart it'd be a lot of questions to be answered for right now the most important thing is to try to save again save these people who are hopefully still alive cbs news special report i'm dave barrett wbz news we'll keep you posted on the story coming out of miami florida throughout the coming hours let's update the power outage situation in massachusetts right now crews working round the clock have reduced the number to thirteen thousand seven hundred twenty two again the cape and south shore with the hardest hit by the.

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"florida international university" Discussed on KSFO-AM

KSFO-AM

02:16 min | 2 years ago

"florida international university" Discussed on KSFO-AM

"Five sixty k sfo collapse of a rumson do pedestrian bridge at florida international university down near miami there are people dead and there are automobiles trapped underneath the whole thing a bridge over a pretty big street wide street just collapsed this is not good i was in kansas city when a relatively new hotel opened up and they had what we're called sky walks from one area of the second or third floor above the lobby they were suspended by the narrowest of cables and during a friday afternoon tea dance they call it it was something white nephew known a couple of them gave way and crushed people in the lobby it was horrible thing is like this is even bigger even though that was indoors this is outdoors and the pictures coming it's a big pedestrian bridge to this is not just a one or two person wide walkway florida international university multiple deaths and injuries with automobiles school trapped looks like that the whole span has collapsed ear and from what i understand a relatively new bridge like in the past couple of years folks just as there are criminal advances in technology there is an increase in the number of cyber threats more people on the line more targets there are and cyber thieves are getting better and better at what they do and the thing about cyber theft is usually don't know when you have been victimized silent crime you don't know at least until the next billing cycle and sometimes it takes longer than that for the thieves to start using your data have to be six months that your data stolen you don't know about it sometimes big databases get hacked people own them dominates it right away it's.

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