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Senators Announce U.S. Donating 750,000 Vaccine Doses to Taiwan

Weekend Edition Sunday

00:18 sec | 1 year ago

Senators Announce U.S. Donating 750,000 Vaccine Doses to Taiwan

"Giles Snyder. With these headlines, three U. S. Senators visiting Taiwan say the US is planning to send 750,000 doses of Covid 19 vaccines, part of President Biden's moved to share the shots globally. Taiwan is dealing with a spike in infections and has complained that China is

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Biden To Visit Tulsa To Mark the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre

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01:07 min | 1 year ago

Biden To Visit Tulsa To Mark the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre

"Live from npr news. I'm giles snyder on day. Mark one hundred years. Since the beginning of the nineteen twenty one tulsa race massacre. The attack by white mobs on the black neighborhood of greenwood known as black wall street span. Two days left as many as three hundred people. Debt of course polanski of member station k. wgn s. reports from an interfaith prayer service marking the centennial. The attack vernon ame church is one of the only structures to partially survived. The events of one hundred years ago clergy from many fates gathered there monday morning to dedicate a prayer while the reverend jesse jackson senior group in prayer for an end to racist violence and a reaper. The black wall street back then. President biden is scheduled to arrive in tulsa on tuesday in a proclamation recognizing the centennial of the massacre. He says he is committed to rooting out. Systemic racism in america for npr news. I'm chris polanski. In tulsa

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02:15 min | 1 year ago

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"Garcia Navarro. Good morning. There may be a deal for an independent commission. Looking into January six. We'll hear from the retired lieutenant general who led the security task force after that attack, and we'll look at how covert is impacting rural India. Also within Israel, Palestinians and Jews are fighting in the streets as tensions boil over. Leslie Davenport on her new TV Syriza about four best friends living in Harlem. They tell each other when something's wrong. They call each other on their crap. And because they're so honest, you know, inherently, they're hilarious, and their clothes were also fabulous. It's Sunday May 16th news is next. Live from NPR news. I'm Giles Snyder, the Israeli military's campaign of airstrikes on Gaza's now when its seventh day as Palestinians fire more rockets into Israel. A death toll in Gaza has jumped on more than 180 since the fight began last Monday. The dead include dozens of Children. And thousands and Gaza have been made homeless. Israel has reported 10 dead, including two Children killed in Palestinian rocket attacks The Israeli military says it targeted the home of the top Hamas official in Gaza. Here's NPR's Ruth Sherlock, with the latest the Israeli military says it hit the home of yes, yes in while one of Hamas is top officials and its most senior leader in Gaza He's believed to be in hiding. The strike was part of a barriers that took down buildings and destroyed Maura Infrastructure. Garza residents and journalists shared photographs online showing a large crater in the main road that, they said now blocks a key access route to Gaza's largest hospital. President. Biden has called for de escalation but is also backed Israel's campaign theme You N Security Council is set to meet to discuss the crisis. Theo US blocked this meeting from happening last week, saying it wanted to give Time for diplomacy. But both sides have continued their military campaigns with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu last night varying to continue airstrikes on Garza for quote as long as is required. Ruth Sherlock NPR NEWS Beirut I know holds the Security Council presidency this month and is blaming the U. S. For the council's lack of action. The Chinese foreign minister Urging for a resumption of talks on a two state.

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At Least Four Dead After Nashville Flooding; Crews Rescue More than 150 People

Weekend Edition Sunday

00:46 sec | 1 year ago

At Least Four Dead After Nashville Flooding; Crews Rescue More than 150 People

"Crews are busy in Nashville. NPR's Giles Snyder reports. Another round of severe weather in the South has sparked dangerous flash flooding. In Middle Tennessee. Water poured into homes and businesses and Nashville overnight. Cars and roads were submerged in the Nashville Fire Department says crews have been responding all over Davidson County conducting water rescues. The National Weather Service in Nashville, says there were reports of people clinging to trees and forecasters warned of a life threatening situation with rainfall totaling as much as 7 to 10 inches. Weather Service issued a flash flood emergency overnight. This latest bout was severe weather comes after last week's tornado outbreak in the south about eight or bleed to have touched down in Alabama and to end Georgia, leaving at least five people dead.

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2 dead, 8 others injured after shootings at Virginia Beach

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2 dead, 8 others injured after shootings at Virginia Beach

"Police in Virginia Beach are investigating shootings overnight that left two people dead and eight others wounded. MPR's Giles Snyder reports. Several people are in custody. Virginia Beach police chief Paul knew the gate says it was a chaotic night. We have a very chaotic incident very chaotic night in the beach, many different crime scenes, according to a police statement, the eight people who were wounded we're taking the hospitals with injuries ranging from serious to life threatening. And new to Gates is an officer was injured when he was struck by a vehicle during the initial police response, while police were investigating the initial shooting knew the gate says additional shots were fired nearby, leading to a man being fatally shot by an officer. Has been placed on administrative leave. Separately, A woman who was killed by gunfire is not believed to have been involved in either

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2 Dead, Multiple Wounded After Shootings at Virginia Beach

Weekend Edition Saturday

00:49 sec | 1 year ago

2 Dead, Multiple Wounded After Shootings at Virginia Beach

"Richard Harris. NPR news Police in Virginia Beach are investigating shootings overnight that left two people dead and eight wounded. NPR's Giles Snyder reports. Several arrests were made. Virginia Beach police chief Paul knew the gate says it was a chaotic night. We have a very chaotic incident very chaotic night in the beach, many different crime scenes, according to a police statement, the eight people who were wounded we're taking the hospitals with injuries ranging from serious to life threatening. And new to Gates is an officer was injured when he was struck by a vehicle during the initial police response, while police were investigating the initial shooting knew the gate says additional shots were fired nearby, leading to a man being fatally shot by an officer. Has been placed on administrative leave. Separately, A woman who was killed by gunfire is not believed to

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Democrats advance Biden's $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief package

Morning Edition

00:45 sec | 1 year ago

Democrats advance Biden's $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief package

"From NPR News. I'm Giles Snyder. House Democrats are expected to pass the final version of a major coronavirus relief package this week, setting up a major victory for the Biden administration. Here's NPR's Barbara Sprung, the colossal package would bring a new round of payments to Americans still battling against the economic impact of the pandemic. And includes an increase to the child tax credit and an extension of supplemental unemployment benefits through September. 6 Democrats are eager to get the final bill to President Biden's desk for his signature before current federal unemployment benefits expire on March. 14th House is expected to vote on the $1.9 trillion relief package tomorrow after the Senate approved it in a marathon session over the

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"giles snyder" Discussed on KQED Radio

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01:36 min | 1 year ago

"giles snyder" Discussed on KQED Radio

"Also 225,000 new Georgia voters and how they flip the state and Salma Hayek on her new movie, and her next one, donning a superhero suit all power to middle age women. I am a 54 year old woman who's Mexican and Arab. I mean, I never got this opportunity when I was young. It's Super Bowl Sunday, January 7th headlines next Yeah. Live from NPR News in Washington. I'm Amy held former President Trump's second impeachment trial gets underway Tuesday, but first NPR's Giles Snyder reports. Trump's legal team has some paperwork to file by tomorrow, the former president's attorneys air facing a deadline to file their pretrial briefs. They're written response to the charge against him. Trump incited insurrection when he spoke to thousands of supporters before the January 6 chaos at the Capitol. The attack led to five deaths, including that of the Capitol police officer. The nine House impeachment managers laid out their own argument in a pretrial brief filed last week, saying Trump aimed the protesters like a loaded cannon at the U. S. Capitol. They asked Trump to testify, but he declined with his legal team, calling the request a publicity stunt. Presentations began Tuesday, 17 Republicans would have to join all 50 Democratic votes to reach the two thirds needed to convict him. TRIAL. Snyder NPR news Tens of thousands of protesters are taking to the streets once again in Myanmar after Monday's coup, Michael Sullivan reports the Internet has been restored to the country's biggest city. But the backlash against the military authorities who cut it is only growing.

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"Lou Dobbs Tonight" has been canceled after a decade

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00:29 sec | 1 year ago

"Lou Dobbs Tonight" has been canceled after a decade

"Network has cancelled. Lou dobbs show. Npr's giles snyder reports. It was announced after dobbs was named in a two point. Seven billion dollar lawsuit against fox fox news says a telegraph to cancelation of lou dobbs tonight in october saying it's part of a routine reworking of the program schedule following the november election for the time being dob show is being replaced by fox. Business tonight lou dobbs tonight here for the final time. Friday night with a guest host dobbs tier word

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04:38 min | 1 year ago

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"In the news is next. Live from NPR news. I'm Giles Snyder. President. Biden is set to meet later today with a group of 10 Republican senators who have come forward with a compromise proposal for coronavirus relief. In a letter to the group the In a letter the group sent to the president, the senator said it could pass with bipartisan support. Here's NPR's Tamara Keith Biden has accepted their request for an invite to the White House. The meeting will happen if 5 p.m. today. But there's a sense more broadly from Republicans on the hill that Beyond that they just want Biden to come to them, not the other way around. In their letter, the 10 senators note that all other covert relief measures have passed on a bipartisan basis and say that it would be better to do it That way. This time as well. Republican proposal calls for spending about a third of the $1.9 trillion If Biden is seeking he's meeting with the group. As congressional Democrats prepared to move forward without GOP support. Stocks opened higher this morning after sell off last week, the Dow Jones industrial average right now up 75 points. Here's NPR's Scott Horsley. Stocks were also higher in Europe and Asia overnight. The pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca backtracked from earlier warnings and now says it will accelerate supplies of covert 19 vaccines to countries in the European Union. Some of the amateur investors behind the social media fueled spike in game stop shares are now turning their attention to precious metals. A similar trading frenzy has pushed the price of silver, its highest level in more than eight years. Two big tech companies. Amazon and Google parent alphabet are set to report quarterly earnings this week. Nearly 85% of companies in the S and P 500 index that reported earnings so far this quarter have outperformed analyst expectations. Scott Horsley. NPR NEWS Washington who oversees now to Russia, authorities have arrested more than 5000 people nationwide in a sweeping crackdown on protesters demanding the release of the jailed opposition leader, Alexei Navalny. NPR's still seeing Kim is in Moscow. Amnesty International says the Kremlin is waging a war on human rights and Russia President Vladimir Putin spokesman is defending tough police action in dozens of Russian city Sunday. Saying the government will not talk to hooligans and provocateurs. In Moscow. Activists say more than 1800 arrests were made, including the brief detention of Alexei Navalny's wife, Yuliya, who was find the equivalent of $260 for taking part in an unauthorized rally. Prosecutors have opened dozens of criminal cases against protesters and want Navalny to serve 3.5 years for a parole violation in a case the European Court of Human Rights has ruled was unfair. Bonnie has a court hearing on Tuesday, and his supporters are calling for more protests outside the courthouse. Lucian Kim. NPR NEWS Moscow At the International Space Station, A couple of NASA astronauts are out on a spacewalk. They're wrapping up four years of worked upgrade the station's power grid. This is NPR news Live from KQED News. I'm Brian what the top executives at Chevron and Exxon reportedly have spoken about combining the two large oil corporations. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Mike Worth the CEO of San Ramon based Chevron, and Darren Woods, the chief executive of Exxon. Discussed a merger last year it would be one of the largest corporate mergers ever. The newspaper says The talks were preliminary and not ongoing, but could resume in the future. The two companies combined have a market value of $350 billion. Starting this week, Oakland's mayor is expected to meet one on one with the four candidates vying to head up the city's police department with the aim of possibly appointing a new chief next week. It's a job that has seen 11 Chiefs in just over two decades. Quds Tara Siler reports. Mayor Libby Shaft is deciding between four finalists selected by the Oakland Police Commission. To our internal and married to each other Oakland deputy chief Laurent Armstrong and interim deputy chief Drennan Lindsay. There's also Pittsburgh police commander Jason Lando and seaside police chief Abdel Pridgen. The job description, in part, calls for the eradication of the department's role in racial profiling, implicit bias and structural racism. Whoever gets the job will face a surging homicide rate and the ongoing challenge of trying to move the department into compliance with federal court ordered reforms. I'm terrorist. Siler KQED News in sports. The.

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04:15 min | 1 year ago

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"Lie from NPR News on Giles Snyder President Biden is dividing some Republican senators to the White House today to discuss the next round of pandemic relief. Biden's invitation came in response to a letter from 10 Senate Republicans offering a compromise for the next coronavirus package. It's a $600 billion package and NPR's state missed it. Reports. The Republican lawmakers say they are aiming for a more targeted approach. The proposal from the 10 Republicans is much smaller than the $1.9 trillion plan put forth by the Biden administration. However, the senators say they've maintained $160 billion for vaccine distribution, testing and tracing in P ped. The letter makes no mention of state local aid. One element that's been a sticking point in previous really packages. White House has signaled a willingness to compromise on some parts of the plan. The Republican Group of Senators air to meet with President Biden at the White House later today. Former President Donald Trump has named two lawyers to the defense team that will represent him at his Senate impeachment trial. Attorney David shown and Bruce Castor have been named to lead. His defense announcement came after his prior team unraveled over the weekend. Boston's Fenway Park, home to the Red Sox is becoming a vaccination center today from member station GBH Story. BEDFORD. Reports at Health officials plan to distribute 500 Cove in 19 vaccinations per day. First responders, shelter and corrections facility staff, health care workers and people over 75 years old can head to the historic ballpark for a dose of the Fizer vaccine. But unlike the long lines, you might see it a ballgame or concert. Rodrigo Martinez of Partners See, I see Health says a strict appointment schedule should keep the lines flowing, and no one should wait outside with a huge blizzard on its way to the Northeast. We're ready. We know there's gonna be a weather. We live in New England and we've made a score precautions. Fenway joins the home of the New England Patriots Gillette Stadium, which opened as a vaccination center earlier this month. For NPR News. I'm Tori Bedford in Boston, Chicago now where the public schools have canceled plans to resume in person learning today, But the school district, moving closer to a major showdown. The teachers and staff Sarah Carpets with member station WBZ. Chicago Mayor Laurie Life with said she hoped that the school district and the teachers union could come to an agreement and that by Tuesday In person. Learning could start but she also issued an ultimatum. Let me say again. We expect all of our teachers and those who who do not report to work, and I hate to even go there, But we're gonna have to take action. Yes, Chicago Teacher. Union members say they won't go back to work until a deal is reached. And if they're black from their remote classes they could strike. The two sides have yet to reach an agreement on how many staff should be allowed to work from home. The timeline for reopening and the health metrics used to determine opening and closing. For NPR news. I'm Sarah Carp in Chicago and you're listening to NPR news. The White House says President Biden has been briefed on the situation in Myanmar, where the military has taken over seizing power from the elected government of Nobel laureate on Song Souci. Military claims fraud in November's election. It has declared a state of emergency for one year and sushi along with other leaders of her party have been detained. India's government is proposing a sharp increase in its health care spending. That's one of the proposals included in the new budget being presented today in parliament. As NPR's Lauren Frayer reports. Speaking in parliament, India's finance Minister Nurmela Sita Rahman, put forward new measures a doubling of health care, spending more funds for vaccine development and a lifting of caps on foreigners investing in India's insurance market. They're all designed to lift India out of a cove, it induced recession, she told lawmakers after introduction. 100 speaker. The opposition lawmakers heckled her. They boycotted another session of parliament last week in solidarity with Indian farmers who've been protesting the government's agriculture policy. Months of demonstrations erupted into clashes with police last week. Lauren Frayer. NPR news mom by the East Coast is getting hit.

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"giles snyder" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

02:17 min | 1 year ago

"giles snyder" Discussed on KQED Radio

"It's 7 30. From NPR News. I'm Giles Snyder. The Senate is back from recess and has gotten to work. A serious of confirmation hearings got underway a short time ago for key nominees to Joe Biden's cabinet, including for Janet Yellen to be Treasury secretary, also for his nominees for national intelligence director and homeland security secretary Here's NPR's Windsor Johnston. The Senate could move as soon as Wednesday to confirm some of them to their post just hours after Biden's sworn into office. But the chamber's facing the additional challenge of balancing confirmation hearings with the impeachment trial of President Trump President elect Biden plans to immediately saying Congress a detailed immigration bill after he swore an end. It reportedly offers an eight year path to citizenship for several million people living illegally in the U. S. Details of the plan of Come to light as the government took. Guatemala says it has broken up a caravan of several 1000 100 migrants who crossed into Guatemalan territory. Area. Martin has more what I'm Ellis Migration Institute gave no number says to how many migrants left voluntarily were deported or still remain in the country. At one point, reports said about 1000 migrants had crossed into what the mullahs As of Monday evening, official figure said about 2000 were returned. Some immigration advocates called the roundup of migrants on Monday, a military operation Maria Martin reporting and Listening to NPR news Live from KQED News. I'm Brian what hundreds of people gathered near the port of Oakland yesterday to honor Dr Martin Luther King Jr is legacy as a civil rights leader. The annual event typically takes the form of a march, but because of the need to socially distance it was a car caravan with a call to action. KQED Aaron Baldessari was there. Well favorite data here. Kim Dae. Look at how beautiful you are My anti police terror project founder Cat Brooks lead the caravan of cars, motorcycles, rollerblades and bikes, she explained. The message this year was all about continuing Kings fight and reclaiming his legacy. As a radical change maker. Refund restore re imagine they want to communities we funded. We want our neighborhoods.

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McConnell optimistic for COVID relief deal

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00:52 sec | 1 year ago

McConnell optimistic for COVID relief deal

"Congressional leaders are sounding more optimistic about coronavirus relief legislation. But NPR's Giles Snyder reports. There's no deal yet. The time for lawmakers in Congress left to capital last night without announcing a deal. The meeting was their second of the day Tuesday, leading to speculation that an agreement is within reach. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters he is optimistic about a deal sometime soon. Both House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer reported progress. Congress is under pressure to come to an agreement on coronavirus legislation before breaking for the holidays. It would likely be attached to a huge year in government spending bill. The most contentious issues holding up a deal include liability protections for businesses out by Republicans. In a two state and local governments a democratic priority. Royal Snyder. NPR NEWS

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Congressional talks escalate on a new COVID-19 relief bill

Fresh Air

00:44 sec | 1 year ago

Congressional talks escalate on a new COVID-19 relief bill

"House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is inviting top congressional leaders to resume negotiations today on the next coronavirus relief package. NPR's Giles Snyder reports, Lawmakers have been discussing a pair of bipartisan measures that could help break the monthlong stalemate. The group is proposing a $748 billion coronavirus relief package that could be attached to a huge government spending bill that lawmakers are hammering out. The measure includes money for unemployment aid for small businesses and vaccine distribution. The two main sticking points are in a separate bipartisan bill. The liability protections for businesses of Republicans are seeking. And eight for state and local governments. Democratic priority. NPR's Giles Snyder reporting

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04:06 min | 1 year ago

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"Newspaper chronicles the lives of those who have died in this pandemic, and Emily Blunt on her new movie, and why drew her if you believe in that sort of whimsy and that fable esque quality that I just love to tell my Children about then those of the kind of people I want to hang out with, and we got to hang out with her. It's Sunday, December 13th. The news is coming up right now in this newscast. Live from NPR news. I'm Giles Snyder at a Fizer warehouse in Michigan this morning. Workers applauding as a first boxes of Corona virus vaccines were loaded into a truck distribution of the two shot. Fizer vaccine now underway. MPR's Patty name and reports on the distribution plan Operation WARP Speeds. General Gus Pernis says the seven months leading up to the vaccine distribution have been the greatest public private partnership in modern times. He says that starting on Monday, vaccines will be delivered to 636 sites across the country. We have an excellent plan that has been well coordinated, well, synchronized, well rehearsed. Purna estimates 20 million people could receive the vaccine by the end of December. Plans for how the vaccine is allocated vary by state, But the overall plan is to provide it first to health care workers and residents of long term care facilities. Second vaccine from Moderna is expected to be authorized for emergency distribution by the end of the week. Patty name and NPR News Electoral College is to me tomorrow to formally elect O. Biden as president. But President Trump is vowing to fight on and his supporters returned to the nation's capital this weekend for the second time in a month. Officials say Four people were hospitalized with stab wounds in clashes and nearly two dozen people were arrested. Protesters gathered in Oklahoma City this weekend to criticize police for killing a mentally ill black man on Friday. When Chandler's with state impact Oklahoma, he reports on Benny Edward staff, police say Benny Edwards charged it officers with a knife after they tried to tase and pepper spray him. Bystander's cell phone video shows Edwards breaking into a run in the video. He appears to move towards one officer but then veers away when police start firing. Eventually he fell and he was pronounced dead at the scene. Edwards niece, A. Mary Gaines says she doesn't believe the police is claims that they tried to deescalate Brave man. That's Backalis schizophrenic, and he gets scared. You've been hearing go run. Kills me knowing that mom go what scared activists are demanding. Police release body camera footage from the incident for NPR News. I'm Quinton Chandler oversees the European Union in the UK have decided to continue trying to reach opposed to Brexit trade agreement. Despite the exhaustion in the European Commission president's words Teri Schultz reports In a joint statement, European Commission President Ursula von Dir lion and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Don't say there's been any breakthrough on the longstanding sticking points. But they say they think it's responsible to go the extra mile. They want their negotiators to continue talking. The final deadline for a deal governing trade and border regulations between the EU and U. K is December 31st. That includes getting Parliament's on both sides to approve it. This is NPR news. Country music star Charley Pride has died from complications of Copan. 19 Pride was one of the first black man to break into country music and become a major star from member station WPL in and Nashville. Emily Siner reports. Charley Pride was born in 1934, the son of a Mississippi sharecropper. He thought baseball would be his ticket to stardom and played in the Negro leagues in the fifties. But it was his voice that took him to national. He had his first country music hit song in 1967, with just between you and me so alive sometimes I want to die. Pride would go on to write more than 50 top.

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Biden announces new cabinet nominees

BBC World Service

01:03 min | 1 year ago

Biden announces new cabinet nominees

"Marsha Fudge to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Former Iowa governor Tom Vilsack is being tapped for agriculture Secretary as NPR's Giles Snyder reports by this expected to formally introduce retired General Lloyd Austin today. As his nominee for secretary of Defense. General Austin would be the nation's first black defense secretary. But there are concerns in Congress about maintaining civilian control of the military. Jim Mattis four years ago, Austin will need a congressional waver because he has not been out of the military for the required seven years measure designed to ensure civilian oversight at the Pentagon. Austin could also come under criticism for his post retirement service on corporate boards, including the weapons maker Raytheon Technologies. Resident he, like Biden is already making the case for why Austin should be confirmed by the Senate. Writing in the Atlantic, Biden said Awesome would work to put the civil military balance back on track. Kyle Snyder. NPR news More than 15 Million Covert 19 cases have been confirmed in the

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04:29 min | 1 year ago

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"NPR News. I'm Giles Snyder, President. Trump Special advisor on the Corona virus pandemic. Dr Scott Atlas has resigned. NPR's Geoff Brumfield reports at Atlas is brief tenure was marred by blunders and controversy. Scott Atlas was a radiologist by training. He pushed fringe theories about the coronavirus, including the idea that large numbers of people should get infected in order to reach so called herd immunity to the virus. Trump was attracted to his views, which put the economy first. But public health experts were appalled by his lack of scientific rigor. Atlas also made numerous political blunders, including a lengthy interview with Russian state media that ran just days before the U. S election. In October, Twitter removed to tweet from Atlas in which he argued against the use of facemasks based on junk science. Since he began this job in August, nearly 100,000 Americans have died of covert 19, Geoff Brumfield. NPR NEWS Washington Drugmaker Moderna says it has applied to the Food and Drug Administration for emergency use authorization for its Corona virus vaccine. Here's NPR's Richard Harris on new study results on Company's vaccine. The previous hopeful announcement was based on data from about 100 volunteers who got sick with covered 19 out of some 30,000 who volunteered to get either the vaccine or a placebo. Now another hundreds of people have gotten sick and the vast majority of those people are in the placebo shot group, not the real shot group, which means really that real shots working well, Madonna president, Dr Steven Hook says. That's exactly what they've been hoping for me. FDA says an advisory committee is to meet on December 17th to discuss maternity request. Sean, developed by Fizer is also being considered, and British regulators are evaluating the visor shot and another from AstraZeneca President elect Joe Biden, preparing to formally introduce his top economic policy advisers. Fighting is to appear At an event in his hometown of Wilmington, Delaware, Tuesday alongside his economic team. He's placing several women and top economic roles, including Janet Yellen, his nominee for Treasury secretary. Georgia's secretary of state, says his office is investigating claims that some groups have been attempting to register ineligible voters for the January 5th run off elections. Meal. Moffett of member Station W. A. B reports secretary of state Brad Rapids. Berger says investigators are looking into allegations that the groups have targeted out of state voters. Those who have long since moved from their addresses, and even those who passed away. These third party groups have a responsibility. Do not encourage illegal voting. If they do so they will be held responsible when Group America votes says it was using a list of registered voters provided by the secretary of state. President Donald Trump and many of his supporters have made baseless claims of widespread voter fraud in the November elections in Georgia Rapids Burger has repeatedly debunked those claims for NPR news. I'm in the O. Moffett in Atlanta, This is NPR. Georgia voters are set to go to the polls again on Tuesday, they'll be choosing a short term replacement for civil rights legend John Lewis. Former Atlanta City Council member Kwanza Hall and former Morehouse College President Robert Franklin are competing for Lewis's House seat and Tuesday's run off after no one won a majority in September, especially election. The winner will fill the seat. Until January. 3rd state Senator to Chema Williams won a full year to you pull two year term that starts in January. The government watchdog is highlighting problems with the way the Labor Department tracks unemployment claims. NPR's Scott Horsley reports throughout the pandemic. The weekly report on unemployment claims has offered a rough guide to the overall weakness in the labor market. The new report from the Government Accountability Office is documenting shortcomings of those data, which are not vetted as rigorously as most official economic statistics. Joo says the weekly figures have often overstated the total number of people collecting unemployment because of backlogs in processing fraud and other data collection problems. Millions of people are relying on emergency jobless benefits. But the precise number is not clear in the Labor Department's reports. That's a challenge for lawmakers as they try to assess the need for additional help. Scott Horsley. NPR NEWS Washington Financial markets in Asia are higher in Tuesday trading. Asian stocks rose after fresh data showed improvement in China's factory sector. The markets in Shanghai, Hong Kong and Sydney advanced..

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"giles snyder" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

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02:13 min | 1 year ago

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"From NPR News. I'm Giles Snyder hospitals across the country struggling to keep up with a sustained coronavirus surge. NPR's Amy held reports that officials are warning the holidays could worsen the situation. As Americans face a temptation to shop gather and travel. More than a half million Americans flew on Thanksgiving. Others are heeding the call to stay home Sunday through Thursday T s a processed some four million at airports. That's seven million fewer than the year before. The Corona virus is surging to new heights as well worsening doctor and nurse shortages. John Maskey CEO triage staffing in Omaha, says early in the pandemic traveling nurses could meet the needs in hot spots. Now there's just demand in almost every single area. Alison Bell is a traveling nurse from Oklahoma, whose job has taken on a new dimension. I'm having toehold patients hands because their family members are unable to get to the hospital in time before they die. Healthcare workers are expected to be first in line for a vaccine possibly available within weeks. Amy held NPR news The Trump campaign is pledging to take its challenge to the election results in Pennsylvania. The Supreme Court, despite a federal appeals courts assessment at the campaign's claims have no merit. Yesterday's ruling was the latest legal setback among dozens for President Trump overseas now reports from northern Ethiopia say the capital of tea Dr Province, Makelele, Where dissident TPLF forces are under siege is under heavy bombardment from the government Army. The BBC's David Bamford reports. Aid workers into gray have confirmed a declaration texted to a news agency by the TPLF leader that medically a city of half a million people was being shelled. Ethiopian military has said it intended to seize the city within days, but would seek to avoid harming civilians. The Federal Army earlier said it had advanced to a gula less than 20, kilometers from Miccoli. Ethiopian government under Prime Minister Abby F. Med has rejected ceasefire demands from the African Union, saying it is engaged in a police action. The T p L F has rejected Mr Abbas blueprint for a more centralized Ethiopian state in Iran..

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Trump fires election security official who disputed fraud claims

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Trump fires election security official who disputed fraud claims

"Top U. S. Cyber security official in charge of protecting the nation's elections. NPR's Giles Snyder has more Chris Crabs, is believed to have found out about his firing the same way Others who have been fired by the president have through his Twitter feed. Trump tweeted that Krebs firing is effective immediately, accusing him of making what Trump claimed was a highly inaccurate statement about the election security since the election crabs has repeatedly pushed back against claims that it was marred by widespread fraud. And he's won high praise for his work. Twitter itself. Flag. Trump's tweets for promoting misinformation. NPR's Giles Snyder

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Trump fires Chris Krebs, who oversaw election cybersecurity

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Trump fires Chris Krebs, who oversaw election cybersecurity

"The government's top cybersecurity official in charge of protecting the election from hackers is out of a job. President Trump has abruptly fired him as NPR's Giles Snyder reports. Chris Krebs is believed to have found out about his firing the same way Others who have been fired by the president have through Trump's Twitter feed. Trump tweeted that Krebs firing is effective immediately, And he repeated the sort of unfounded claims about the election that crabs has sought to debunk Twitter itself. Flag. Trump's tweets for promoting misinformation crabs was a trump appointee who headed the Homeland Security Department, Cyber Security and Infrastructure Security Agency. He's one wide praise for his work, and since the election has repeatedly pushed back against claims that it was marred by widespread fraud. Perhaps firing comes as the Trump campaign presses lawsuits challenging the election. With little success TRIAL. Snyder NPR

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Supreme Court Once Again Considers Future Of Obamacare

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00:49 sec | 1 year ago

Supreme Court Once Again Considers Future Of Obamacare

"The U. S. Supreme Court hears arguments today. In a case challenging the Affordable Care act. The Trump Administration and Republican attorneys general in 18 states want the law struck down They argue it became unconstitutional when Congress eliminated the penalty for not having health insurance three years ago. Later today, NPR's Giles Snyder says President elect Joe Biden is expected to defend the The 10 year old law is one of the president. He likes top priorities. He campaigned on promises to build on it, making the case that the was on the ballot. And arguing that President Trump and Republicans were trying to gut the law. Biden has said he wants to expand subsidies make premiums more affordable, is also talked up a public option, creating a program that would be much like Medicare. It opened anyone.

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02:01 min | 1 year ago

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"I'm Scott Time and President Trump has pleaded with sport of suburban women voters this hour with some new cast votes for him four years ago. Say now. Also representative Roe, Conn. Of California, calls for his party to compromise on Corona virus Relief. Now Anu and Dis main documentary and the Rise of cyber attacks is everything gets more connected. And and Patrick and Robin Price. Glasser combined their novelist and illustrator talents to tell Children and adults about it go. CASS gets into everything. Surely everybody thinks that scapegoat is about blaming goats. But no no. First our newscast it's Saturday, October 17 2020. Live from NPR news. I'm Giles Snyder. The Supreme Court has agreed to speed up review of President Trump's attempt to change the numbers from the 2020 census. NPR's handsy lowballing reports that Trump wants to make an unprecedented change to who's counted in the numbers used to reapportioned seats in Congress. The 14th amendment requires account that determines each state sheriff congressional seats to include the whole number of persons in each state. November 30th. The Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments over whether President Trump can break with more than 200 years of precedent and exclude unauthorized immigrants from those numbers. Hearings. Timing increases the potential for Trump to try to alter the numbers during his current term in office. But there was no question about immigration status on this year's census forms, so it's not clear how Trump could carry out this change. For now, the Census Bureau says it can provide information about some unauthorized immigrants, specifically those in detention centers. Hansi Lowen NPR NEWS NEW YORK The presidential race heating up Democratic nominee Joe Biden campaign last night in the key state of Michigan, telling a crowd at a drive in rally in Detroit at the time to vote is now Quinn Klein Filter member station Wgt.

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Trump to resume campaigning with in-person event at White House

On the Media

01:01 min | 1 year ago

Trump to resume campaigning with in-person event at White House

"Live from NPR news. I'm Giles Snyder. President Trump is preparing to host his first in person events and testing positive for the Corona virus. The event will be held today at the White House, where more than a dozen staffers have contracted the virus as NPR's Windsor Johnston reports. Today's event comes exactly two weeks after a White House rose Garden ceremony that is now being widely referred to as a super spreader. President is expected to address another large crowd, this time from the White House balcony for an event on law and order trumps. Doctors on Thursday said that they quote anticipated the president's safe return to public engagements as soon as Saturday. The president is expected to return to the campaign trail on Monday with a rally in Florida Presidents Democratic rival Joe Biden is wishing those who plan to attend today's White House offend good luck, saying they should wear a mask and social distance. He spoke to reporters following a day of campaigning in Las Vegas. He plans to be in Erie, Pennsylvania,

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McConnell says Trump's Supreme Court nominee will receive a Senate vote

Weekend Edition Saturday

01:10 min | 1 year ago

McConnell says Trump's Supreme Court nominee will receive a Senate vote

"Fly from NPR news. I'm Giles Snyder. Several Republican senators are lining up in support of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is plan to vote on the nominee to replace Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. NPR's Kelsey Snell reports. McConnell has not given a timeline for replacing Ginsberg, who died yesterday from complications of cancer majority leader McConnell hasn't said if he plans to hold a vote on an eventual nominee before the election in November. Much of the timing will depend on how quickly President Trump announces his pick. Supreme Court nominees undergo a lengthy process before an eventual vote on the Senate floor. Typically that involves one on one meetings with senators completing a lengthy questionnaire and extensive background checks all before public hearings and a vote in the Senate Judiciary Committee. McConnell says Republicans were elected on a promise to fill federal court vacancies. Republicans have overseen a broad reshaping of the federal bench in recent years, approving more than 200 of President Trump's judicial nominees. Kelsey Snell. NPR NEWS Washington Top Democrats say Senator McConnell set a historical precedent when he refused to allow a vote in

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Ginsburg's death ushers new battle into chaotic 2020 election cycle

Weekend Edition Saturday

01:40 min | 1 year ago

Ginsburg's death ushers new battle into chaotic 2020 election cycle

"NPR News on Giles Snyder. President Trump has said to campaign this evening in North Carolina with the Supreme Court in the spotlight, Political battle is shaping out following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at age 87. She died of cancer. Yesterday. Ginsberg was a champion of women's rights, both as a law professor and as a Supreme Court justice here, she is explaining why In this interview from last year. I do think that I was born under a very bright stone because you think my life I get out of law school. I have come grieves. No law firm in the city of New York will hire me and teaching that gave me time to devote to the movement for Evening at the rights of Women and men crowd gathered outside the Supreme Court last night. Two more injustice. Ginsburg from member station W. AM you Jenny Gathright reports America, Murphy says she was one of the first people to come to the Supreme Court to reflect on the news that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg had died. Then the crowd swelled to hundreds. Murphy says she thinks it's important that people showed up as a visual reminder of their support for women's reproductive rights and other ideals. Ginsberg stood for We're not going anywhere, regardless of who is placed In her in her spot and who was elected that we're not gonna move That was the night of many in the crowd say they're bracing themselves for the political battle over Ginsberg, successor on the bench. For NPR News. I'm Jenny Gathright in Washington. Democrats

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"giles snyder" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

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04:24 min | 1 year ago

"giles snyder" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"From NPR News. I'm Giles Snyder. President Trump is threatening to issue a serious of executive orders as a White House remains at odds with Democrats over another round of Corona virus relief. The president held a press conference at his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey last night. If Democrats continue to hold this critical relief hostage, I will act under my authority as president to get Americans the relief they need. Rob says he could use executive orders to continue enhanced federal unemployment benefits that have expired and extended moratorium on evictions. He also said he wants to defer the payroll taxes have fun, Medicare and social Security. That's an idea already rejected by both Republicans and Democrats. It's unclear how much authority the president has has to Offer the aid as Congress controls federal spending. Stock prices finished slightly higher this week. But as NPR's Jim's really report, signs of an economic slowdown are still rattling investors, stock prices have been rising for weeks, but the gains have slowed considerably and that was true this week. Investors are said to be worried about the ongoing deterioration in relations between the U. S and China. President Trump threatened to ban the popular Chinese app tic tac, claiming it's a security threat. Meanwhile, there's more evidence that the economic rebound in the U. S may be slowing. The Labor Department says 1.8 million jobs were created in July, but the unemployment rate remains over 10% and more than a 1,000,000 people filed for unemployment insurance during the week ending August 1st. Jims AA roly NPR news, Top U. S counterintelligence officials warning of yet more foreign interference in the run up to the November election. In an unusual public statement, William even Nina warned of ongoing efforts by China, Russia and Iran. Joe Arpaio has lost a bid to reclaim his old job as sheriff of the largest county in Arizona from member station Cage's easy Ben Giles reports. Arpaio held the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office for 24 years before his defeat in 2016. Since then, the controversial law and Order Republican was found guilty of criminal contempt by a federal judge was pardoned by President Trump and lost a primary campaign for a U. S. Senate seat in 2018. That didn't stop Arpaio from running again this year as a tough on crime lawmen and close ally of Trump. Instead of Arpaio, Republican primary voters narrowly favored his former chief deputy, Jerry Sheridan, He'll face Paul Penzone, the Democrat who beat Arpaio four years ago. For NPR News. I'm Ben Giles in Phoenix Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. Taking an indefinite leave of absence, Liberty Sport of trustees announced the move. In a statement after a suggestive photo went viral, Falwell's leading evangelical ally of President Trump, this is NPR news. And this is WNBC in New York. I'm David First Governor. Cuomo says the covert 19 infection rate is low enough that schools across the state can reopen. W is Jessica Gould reports Local school districts must meet some broad guidelines. Infection rates have to remain below 5%. State health and education officials need to sign off on things like test and trace and social distancing protocols. And every district needs to share its plans and whole town halls with parents and teachers. The governor called this moment incredible after being the epicenter of the Corona virus outbreak. New York is now one of the few states able to try reopening schools. But Cuomo says teachers shouldn't be forced to teach if they don't feel safe. And the union representing New York Teachers say many still don't New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy is urging residents to cooperate with the state's contract contact tracers right now, he says 45% of people who take a call from a tracer are refusing to provide contact information for others they might have exposed. We need to be perfectly clear. This is about public health. Period. No one is out on a witch hunt here. He says contacts. Tracers are only trying to stop the transmission of covert 19 and are not looking to get anyone in trouble. Refusing to assist contacts. Tracers could mean friends and family members exposed to the virus. Could be contributing to its spread without knowing.

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Trump campaign raises $20 million in virtual fundraiser

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Trump campaign raises $20 million in virtual fundraiser

"The Trump campaign has completed its first virtual fundraiser prompted by the pandemic as NPR's Giles Snyder reports. The campaign says it raised $20 million for the president's reelection effort last night. President Trump's reelection campaign says it took in that $20 million from 300,000 donors from across the country, putting the average donation at around $67 beating the total of any of Democratic rival Joe Biden's virtual fund raisers. Still, Biden leads the national polls and, according to the Federal Election Commission, his campaign out raise the president's in June for a second consecutive month.

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Amazon warehouse workers plan nationwide protest to demand coronavirus protections

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00:34 sec | 2 years ago

Amazon warehouse workers plan nationwide protest to demand coronavirus protections

"Hundreds of warehouse workers at Amazon are planning nationwide protests this week and P. R.'s Giles Snyder says employees at fifty Amazon facilities are demanding stronger on the job protections from the virus the labor groups involved in this week's call out say it's the biggest job action yet following strikes over safety concerns at Amazon facilities on Staten Island and in Chicago and Detroit media reports say more than three hundred warehouse workers have pledged to stay away from their jobs a separate sick out is planned for Friday among Amazon tech

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WNYC 93.9 FM

04:45 min | 2 years ago

"giles snyder" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"From NPR news in Washington I'm Giles Snyder president trump is firing the inspector general for the intelligence community and Ayers Tamera Keith reports Michael Atkinson played a central role in trump's impeachment in a letter sent to the congressional intelligence committees president trump gave notice that he intends to fire Atkinson saying he's using his power as president to remove the inspector general because he no longer has confidence in him after determining that it was urgent and credible Atkinson notified Congress in September of the whistle blower complaint about trump's call with the president of Ukraine which then set off trump's impeachment congressional Democrats say the firing is an effort by trump to undermine the intelligence community and amounts to retaliation against Atkinson for doing his job numerous people who testified in president trump's impeachment have either been fired forced out or moved into different roles since he was acquitted Tamar Keith NPR news is coronavirus infections spread among the incarcerated the head of the justice department now directing some of the worst it presents to quickly release vulnerable inmates to home detention and piercing he held a tourney General William Barr is prioritizing inmate release at three federal prisons in Louisiana and Ohio were several prisoners have already died of the virus and another in Connecticut where cases are spreading fast last week Barr told the bureau of prisons to work on identifying and releasing certain inmates like those who completed the bulk of their sentences now his emergency directive expands eligibility to all at risk inmates like the elderly and those with underlying conditions nationwide more than one hundred and forty thousand people are locked up in federal facilities this week they were ordered to stay in their cells for at least two weeks as of late Friday at least ninety one inmates and fifty staff were confirmed positive for coronavirus Amy held NPR news the total number of confirm coronavirus infections in the United States now exceeds a quarter of a million in California cases are approaching twelve thousand six hundred and pierced Wiley cycle tell reports that state health officials say at least two hundred eighty five people have died with the rising cases and more deaths reported each day in the state Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti says the next few weeks will be critical adding this is not the time to become complacent this is a moment to continue pressing on the accelerator we put this in perspective we have a thousand new cases they've been identified just in the last forty eight hours a thousand more Angelenos who have come forward positive with covert nineteen he's urging Angelenos to continue to wear facial coverings when going out in public in related code nineteen news prosecutors have filed criminal charges against four stores refusing to close in violation of the city's safer at home order to a holy site count tell NPR news Los Angeles this is NPR news and this is WNYC in New York I'm David first made laws here was calling for a national and listening program for doctors and nurses to handle an expected surge in corona virus cases in New York City we're dealing with an enemy that is killing thousands of our fellow Americans a lot of people are dying who don't need to die who should not die if the right medical help and equipment were there for them diplomacy also says private companies in possession of any kind of personal protective equipment or key supplies like ventilators must turn them over to the city and that he's authorizing the NYPD to make sure those items are brought to city hospitals both the mayor and the governor Cuomo say New York will run out of ventilators next week at least sixteen thousand small businesses in New Jersey rush to apply for five million dollars in grant funding yesterday quickly exhausting the available pot of money the program is the first of several the state is rolling out to aid businesses hurt by the mandated closures prompted by the covert nineteen outbreak and help them weather the crisis Tim Sullivan is the CEO of the state's economic development authority and says only about one to two thousand of the businesses will get the money on a first come first serve basis we'll hopefully make awards as early as next week and have like trying transfers of money to their grant recipients by the end of next week the first pool of money is only for businesses that employ a ten workers were last companies will receive up to five thousand dollars each forty seven degrees right now in central park we're going to jump up another ten degrees today to a high fifty seven with mostly cloudy skies it will stay mostly cloudy overnight tonight with a low of forty six this is WNYC support for NPR comes from the Alfred P. Sloan.

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02:30 min | 2 years ago

"giles snyder" Discussed on KCRW

"I'm Scott Simon this our voting begins in the Nevada caucuses and later former mayor Rahm Emanuel makes his case the mayors make the difference in America even those who aren't running for president and the number of Hindu Americans is growing and as president trump prepares to visit India rocky is running into American political action committee says the roads are in play the selection is are highly emotional topics in the sense that a lot of the liberal left within the Democratic Party it's taking I think the major serve to push more in the American party and later Elizabeth challenge memoir about the pressures of perfectionism in their life first we have our newscast it's Saturday February twenty second two thousand one live from NPR news in Washington on Giles Snyder the twenty to twenty presidential campaign is entering a new phase as the democratic caucuses get under way today in Nevada and peers Windsor Johnston reports is the third nominating contest in the race for the White House Nevada is the most diverse of the early states Boston University communications professor Tammy V. hill says the caucuses will be the first primary contests that reflects the population of the country as a whole it definitely is very much more of a quantifiable diversity that's going on in about it and so the candidates need to be aware of that and try to build bridges between different groups of voters in different kinds of ways and it had two so far in the race recent polling puts Vermont senator Bernie Sanders in a strong position to win Nevada the state could also be a key proving ground for several other candidates including former vice president Joe Biden and Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren Windsor Johnston NPR news organizers are working to ensure that they do not repeat the confusion of the Iowa caucuses which were played by technical glitches caused by a mobile app that volunteers used to to report results but some vada volunteers say they have not had much time to familiarize themselves with how the reporting system will work and there is word that the state party is asking caucus volunteers to sign nondisclosure agreements aimed at preventing them from speaking to the media on the eve of the Nevada caucuses new concerns about Russian interference campaigning in California Vermont senator Bernie Sanders confirmed a Washington post story that he had been briefed about a month ago then peer scout dentro has more from Las Vegas the Sanders campaign is not.

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WNYC 93.9 FM

04:51 min | 2 years ago

"giles snyder" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"From NPR news in Washington on Giles Snyder in Iran today well the fact the streets in the city of Ahvaz marking the beginning of the official mourning period in the wrong with a prominent military commander custom Salah Mahdi who was killed in the US drone strike ordered by president trump last week Iran is condemning president trump calling him a terrorist in a suit after the president posted a series of tweets this weekend threatening to target fifty two Ronnie and sites including those of cultural significance if to Ron retaliates he said the fifty two targets represent the fifty two Americans were held hostage in Iran following the seizure of the US embassy in nineteen seventy nine the west is bracing for retaliation and peers Peter Kenyon has more from Istanbul analysts say the retaliation might not come from around itself and may not be aimed at a U. S. target they note that custom so the money spent years building up Shiite militias around the region at Levi is director of the Iran project at the international crisis group says Yemen's who the rebels for instance could choose this moment to strike as they've been getting pounded by US ally Saudi Arabia and the rebels in Yemen and their own motivations to retaliate against the Saudis and at this moment in time they might just feel that they have an automatic green light from Tehran Iran backed Hezbollah militia in Lebanon could be another source of retaliation and there are multiple U. S. bases and other assets within reach of Aronian missiles Kenyon NPR news system believe Iraqi parliament is meeting today convening an emergency session they are in lawmakers the rocky lawmakers expected to vote on a resolution calling for the withdrawal of US troops from Iraq back in the US anti war protests held around the country this weekend Julie Chang from member station KQED reports from San Francisco hundreds took to the streets in downtown San Francisco calling on the US government to pull its forces out of the Middle East and lifted sanctions on Iran the rally was organized by national anti war groups including answer coalition and code pink Donna five art of the national Iranian American council addressed the crowd condemning the air strike attack as being quote entirely preventable you organizers have accused the president of escalating tensions between the two countries and risking a potential war the trump administration says it's a la Monte was plotting attacks on American diplomats for NPR news I'm Julie Chang authorities in Mississippi say one of the two prisoners to escape from the state penitentiary at Parchman is back in custody the Mississippi department of corrections posted a tweet overnight saying forty two year old David may it's been recaptured and you're listening to NPR news health officials in Libya say the death toll from an air strike that hit a military academy in the capital has climbed to at least thirty and officials say most of them were students more than thirty others were wounded there has been an increase in air strikes and shelling around Tripoli in recent weeks as you and support a government their faces an offensive by eastern forces led by general Khalifa Haftar in Cambodia but at least a thirty six people have been killed and dozens injured when a building under construction collapsed tracking were trapping workers underneath Michael Sullivan reports from neighboring Thailand the seven story building collapsed in the coastal province of cap on Friday rescue crews have been searching the rubble for survivors ever since that task ended on Sunday at least thirteen women and six children are among the dead women are often employed at construction sites in Cambodia and frequently bring their families at a news conference prime minister hun Sen said to Cambodians who owned the building have been detained the prime minister also visited the hospital where the injured are being treated Cambodia is in the midst of a construction boom fueled in part by Chinese investors and tourists a Chinese owned building under construction in Sihanoukville collapsed in June killing twenty eight for NPR news I'm Michael Sullivan in Chiang rai Thailand Japan's justice minister is calling the flight of former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn inexcusable and has ordered an investigation the statement the first public comment by a Japanese government official after going fled to Lebanon last week I'm trial Snyder NPR news support for NPR comes from NPR stations other contributors include the rain foundation in support of N. P. R.'s continued mission to create a more informed public one challenged and invigorated.

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KQED Radio

04:33 min | 2 years ago

"giles snyder" Discussed on KQED Radio

"Live from NPR news in Washington on Giles Snyder world leaders are gathering in New York for this week's you when General Assembly it begins today with the summit on climate change but president trump will be there for that as in pairs Michele Kelemen reports the you and secretary general describes climate change is the defining issue of our time he's invited business leaders and politicians to speak about what they're doing to mitigate climate change president trump who withdrew from the Paris climate treaty is hosting a separate site event on promoting religious freedom around the world that's a topic that resonates with his evangelical base there are many other issues at the top of the diplomatic agenda this week from a recent attack on Saudi oil facilities to stalled nuclear talks with North Korea and trump's meeting with Ukraine's new president on Wednesday Michele Kelemen NPR news New York president trump is heading into the UN General Assembly amid questions about whether he sought help to damage a political rival the chairman of the house intelligence committee calling on the president to release the transcript of a phone call he had with the president of Ukraine earlier this summer in Paris Windsor Johnston reports of phone calls at the center of a whistle blower complaint trump says he spoke to the Ukrainian leader about corruption as well as democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and his son but stop short of saying whether he asked the president to investigate them house intelligence committee chairman Adam Schiff says impeachment may be the only remedy to trump's refusal to release the complaint and phone call transcript after having sought foreign assistance and welcome for assistance in the last presidential campaign as a candidate he is now doing the same thing again Democrats are calling for an investigation to determine whether trump improperly used his office to dig up damaging information on a political rival winter Johnston NPR news Washington house speaker Nancy Pelosi is warning of a new stage of investigation of acting national intelligence director. Joseph Maguire does not hand over the whistle blower complaint from acquires due to appear before the house intelligence committee on Thursday a panel of judges in San Francisco is scheduled to hear oral arguments today in a lawsuit challenging new trump administration rules governing the federal title ten family planning program and peer Serra McCammon reports he ministration wants to prohibit organizations that provide abortions were make referrals for the procedure from receiving federal funds for other health services that benefit low income patients multiple groups have filed lawsuits challenging that rule the suit in California represents a major coalition of reproductive rights organizations twenty two state attorneys general and the American medical association they argue that the regulation which they call a gag rule interferes with the doctor patient relationship anti abortion rights groups have praised the trump administration and called for cutting all public funds to organizations that provide abortion in piercer of my Kaman reporting this is NPR news. opening statements expected today in the murder trial of a former Dallas police officer accused in the fatal shooting of her black neighbor amber Geiger is standing trial for shooting twenty six year old father John last year Geiger has said she mistakenly entered the wrong apartment after a long shift and shot John thinking him to be an intruder at last night's Emmy awards HBO's the game of thrones won top honors and Broadway veteran Billy Porter made history as the first openly gay man to win the Best Actor award for his role in the drama pose the comedy categories offered a few surprises as in Pierce Flynn Welton reports it was Phoebe Waller bridges night the British creator and star of the Amazon series flea bag won for best comedy writing best lead actress in a comedy end outstanding comedy series in her first acceptance speech of the night Waller bridge joked about what motivates her. really really hard on really painful and but I'd like to say just honestly for the most of my heart that the reason the I do it is this the second and final season of flea bag managed to beat comedy powerhouses like Amazon's the marvelous Mrs Maisel which swept the come to category last year and the final season of HBO's Veep which was widely expected to take home the trophy when will the NPR news Washington global financial markets mostly lower Monday trading amid tensions with the Ron and worries over the unresolved trade dispute between the US and China markets in Europe opened lower amid the collapse of the Thomas cook travel agency in most Asian shares.

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KQED Radio

04:32 min | 3 years ago

"giles snyder" Discussed on KQED Radio

"Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Giles Snyder. House Democrats are issuing subpoenas demanding six years of President Trump's personal and business tax returns. NPR's? Kelsey Snell reports the subpoenas have been issued after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin refused to comply with previous requests for the president's tax information House Ways, and means committee chairman Richard Neal sent the subpoenas to Mnuchin, and I are Commissioner Charles Radic. Mnuchin says the department of Justice advised him the request lacks of legitimate legislative purpose, but Democrats site statutes that require the treasury department to turn over any tax returns requested by ways and means including those of the president China's top on void to this week's trade talks in Washington as characterizing the failure to strike a deal with the US as a small setback. The vice premier says negotiations will continue in Beijing. It made the comments to Chinese media before he left Washington yesterday. Saying a deal would require the Trump administration to end the tariffs imposed on billions of dollars worth of Chinese products. Meanwhile, the Trump administration is stepping up pressure on China. The office of the US trade Representative says it's preparing to impose tariffs on Chinese goods. That are not already facing import taxes will come on top of the rate increase in post early Friday, the fallout from the new terrace remains to be seen yet. Farmers in the Ohio valley fear. This trade war would further hurt their businesses. Liam Niemeier from member station. W K MS reports while pork farmer Penn hoard raises livestock in north central Ohio. He says he's already taking a hit from Chinese retaliatory tariff of sixty two percent on meet. He exports to China says because of trade uncertainty. He's had to scale back investments in his business. We don't mind helping in that we just don't want to bear disproportionate load of pain. And that's what we feel is happen Purdue University conducts a monthly survey of US farmers. The latest survey published this week showed a significant decrease in confidence among farmers that trade deal with China will be reached by July for NPR news. I'm William me. Minor. Journalists critical of the Turkish government has been hospitalized to refer scared as in Histon blue where there's been a crackdown on Turkish media. Demi RAV of the yen each newspaper was attacked by five or six people. Wielding baseball bats, his employer reported it happened after he appeared on television program with a colleague the newspaper, which is generally critical of the ruling party and holds a secular nationalist stance. Experienced an attack on its Stamboel office back in two thousand sixteen the motivations of demurrage. Attackers are unclear but journalists critical of the Turkish government have been killed or injured under mysterious circumstances in the past the country is also the world's leading jailer of journalists. According to the committee to protect journalists from our news, I'm very bizarre in a stumble. This is NPR news. Pentagon is moving a patriot missile defense system into the Middle East defense department has released a statement about the move amid growing tensions with Iran. The US announced a nearly a week ago that it's moving an aircraft carrier strike group to the region private colleges on average discounting their tuition more than ever before. But Kirk care Pezzo member station W T H in Boston reports that could spell trouble for some schools. The discounts are the difference between the colleges tuition price, and what families actually pay and that gap is widening for the first time discounts for freshman provided by private colleges often in the form of grants and scholarships amount to more than fifty percent that means schools are collecting less than half the tuition sticker price. That's according to a survey of private non-profit schools, but the national association of college and university business officers. The survey says the discounts are driven by rising competition for students and for already cash-strapped colleges. That drop in revenue may force some schools to merge or close for NPR news. I'm Kirk Kerr has in Boston and Hong Kong legislative chaos today lawmakers they're pushed and shoved each other as they clashed over controversial amendments to the territory's extradition law. The amendments would make it easier to send criminal suspects to mainland China. One lawmaker was taken away on a gurney after apparently fainting opponents marched against the amendment two weeks ago following the handover from British rule to Chinese rule in nineteen Ninety-seven. Hong Kong was guaranteed.

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"giles snyder" Discussed on KCRW

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04:34 min | 3 years ago

"giles snyder" Discussed on KCRW

"From NPR news in Washington. I'm Giles Snyder tension today long Venezuela's border with Colombia position supporters want the Venezuelan military to defy the wishes of President Nicolas Maduro and allow them to bring in emergency supplies that had been stockpiled in Colombia at least three members of the national guard every pointedly deserted their posts and sought help from Columbia. But the guard also responded by firing tear gas at a group throwing rocks and bottles anthem reporter, John Otis is on the Colombian side of the border opposition is trying to use thousands of volunteers to move eight across the border. They wanna do it here by truck or people actually carrying the eight on foot about Maduro president Maduro of Venezuela's closed all three of the border bridges here. And there have been some clashes between protesters were burning tires and throwing rocks and Venezuelan troops fired tear gas to keep people away from the bridges. Madero has refused to accept the food and medical supplies saying as part of a US plot to force him to step down. President Trump plans to nominate Kelly night craft have become US ambassador to the United Nations craft is currently serving as US ambassador to Canada. That's NPR's. Scott Horsely reports the UN envoys post has been vacant since the end of last year when ambassador Nikki Haley step down, the president initially tap State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert to replace Haley. But the former Fox News host withdrew from consideration last week. Now it reportedly hit employed a foreign born nanny without a proper work permit and failed to make timely tax payments craft has already been vetted for assignment as ambassador to Canada. The Kentucky native who's married to a coal company. CEO has stirred controversy. However when she voiced doubts about the scientific consensus surrounding climate change. Scott Horsely NPR news, Washington. The Catholic diocese of Evansville, Indiana has released the names of twelve priests accused. Of sexual abuse or misconduct involving children Zia cyber from member station. W N I N reports. The Evansville dialysis is the last in the state to make its list public eleven priests on the list where used of sexual abuse of a minor. The other pleaded guilty to child pornography. The dicey says, none are still in active ministry. One priest off my Schrader had eighteen credible allegations against him. According to the diocese trader who died before any allegations became public served in several parishes and was a minister to the boy scouts for a couple of decades. The dicey says a review board made recommendations for the list based on the findings of a third party private investigator who come through records dating back to the founding of the diocese in one thousand nine hundred forty four Evansville Bishop Joseph Segel announced in September, the diocese would publish the list. The dicey says it's still investigating allegations against two other priests for NPR news, cyber in Evansville, Indiana. The Evansville dialysis made its list public as Catholic church leaders from around the world or at the Vatican. This weekend for a summit on clergy of. Abuse a conference ends tomorrow. This is NPR news. US and Chinese negotiators have extended their trade talks into this weekend. The latest round of negotiations now expected to ramp up tomorrow as the two sides work to resolve the trade dispute by March first deadline has already slap steep tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars in Chinese imports. And they are set to more than double Canada's national energy regulators given conditional approval for the expansion of a controversial pipeline from Alberta to the west coast. Dan carpet, Chuck reports it's the same pipeline that Ottawa bought from Texas based kinder- Morgan last year, the national energy board did acknowledge that the expansion of the trans mountain pipeline would lead to an increase in tanker traffic caused significant adverse environmental effects on killer whales hurt related indigenous culture, and increased greenhouse gas emissions. But the any be said those issues could be justified in light of the benefits of the project and measures to mitigate the effects those benefits include jobs spending on pipeline materials revenue to various levels of government and new markets for Canadian. Oil Alberta has been pushing hard for the expansion which would triple the capacity of the existing pipeline to nearly nine hundred thousand barrels of oil a day. Native and environmental groups say the decision is flawed. Adding they will continue to fight the project for NPR news. I'm Dan carpenter in Toronto group of bike resolved employees demanding the company cancel a contract to develop augmented reality headsets for the US military. They've sent a letter to top company officials saying the contract crosses the line into weapons development letter is the latest example of workers in the tech industry protesting their company's business decisions..

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"giles snyder" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

06:00 min | 3 years ago

"giles snyder" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"Take the reasons that people get for their actions and beliefs and our own reasons actions and beliefs much too seriously. I'm Kristie tip it, and this is on being stay with us. Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Giles Snyder. Pope Francis leaves Rome at this hour for a visit to the United Arab Emirates becoming the first Catholic leader to set foot on the Arabian, peninsula, NPR's, Sylvia. Jolie reports at by visiting the region Francis setting a milestone in Catholic Muslim relations. So Francis recently remarked that his visit to the cradle of Islam comes on the eight hundred anniversary of Saint Francis of Assisi trip to Cairo to beat the Sultan during the crusades. The pope attended interreligious event and celebrate mass in a stadium bordering Saudi Arabia, which strictly bans all religions other than Islam. The UAE prides itself on promoting religious freedom. There are close to one million Catholics mostly migrant workers from Asia who worship in churches built on land made available by the government, but church bells cannot chime crosses cannot be exhibited. On roofs and conversion from Islam is a crime punishable by death, Sylvia poll Jolie NPR news role the US special Representative for North Korea. Stephen begin as arrived in Seoul for talks with both north and South Korea during his three day. Visit he will discuss a second summit expected later this month between President Trump and North Korean leader, Kim Jong on the BBC's, Michael Bristow. When President Trump met Mr. came in Singapore last June. He raised some hope that milk. We could be persuaded to give up his nuclear weapons, but since then there's been little progress to try to move things forward, President Trump, and Mr Kim of agreed in principle to hold a second summit later this month, some laminate Asia, perhaps Vietnam he sought Mr. begins in South Korea to thrash out the details of that meeting over the next three days, Virginia democratic governor. Ralph northern is defying widespread calls for his resignation over a racist. Photographs that appeared in his medical school yearbook at a press conference in Richmond this weekend more than reversed himself and now denies being in the photo, even though he'd previously acknowledged being in it and apologizing deadly standoff in Ohio officials say a police officer has been shot dead in Pierce township outside Cincinnati. And that another officer has been injured by a man who barricaded himself inside an apartment building. The Clermont county sheriff's office is due to provide an update later this morning tonight in Atlanta, the New England Patriots in Los Angeles. Rams face off and Super Bowl fifty three NPR's Tom Goldman says it's likely that fans at the game and a global television audience will be treated to a close contest appoint spread is close. New England's favored by two and a half points. And history says it'll be close because the patriots play close Super Bowls in the championship games. New England is played in since two thousand to the average margin of victory. Whether the patriots won or lost was a little over four points. Meanwhile, the Los Angeles Rams are playing in their first Super Bowl since nineteen eighty. This is NPR news. Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo will be taking up temporary residence in Belgium, while international criminal court. Prosecutors decide whether to appeal his acquittal on charges of crimes against humanity. Teri Schultz reports there will be strict conditions on both stay on Bob. Boeing his assistant. Charles Blitzer day were acquitted of war crimes by ICC. Judges last month after two years on trial. They were accused of being responsible for murder rape persecution and other crimes against humanity in violence that killed more than three thousand people after Ivory Coast's election in twenty ten one by Allison watch era, but I see prosecutors may still appeal the acquittal and fear bugaboo wouldn't return if allowed to go wherever he chooses. So the court asked Belgium to take him Belgian foreign minister did he dare says Belgium agreed under the conditions imposed by the court, which include bog BOS surrendering his passport checking in with authorities weekly and making no contact with witnesses for NPR news. Teri Schultz in Brussels. Nell Salvador, going to the polls today is the first round of the country's presidential election in which the economy corruption gangs migration are among the top voter concerns poll show, the former mayor of San Salvador is the leader among four candidates, but the winner will have to top fifty percent of the vote to avoid a runoff next month. Police in Hong Kong say a bomb squad has destroyed a grenade. Dating back to World War One that was discovered in a shipment of potatoes from France, according to local media outlets employees at a food processing facility reported a suspicious objects Saturday morning. The greatest the grenade is believed to have been dug up in a fridge potato field. This is NPR news support for NPR comes from NPR stations. Other contributors include k bucks bound in support of the David Gilkey and Zaba you'll tomato memorial fund established to strengthen NPR's commitment to training and protecting journalists in high risk environments and the Annie E Casey foundation. Book thinking fast and slow Daniel. Conman has emerged as one of the most intriguing voices on the complexity the outright contradictoriness of human thought and behaviour he won the Nobel prize in economics for his part. In creating the field of behavioral economics it acknowledges as classic western economics. Did not that. We are not always logical and rational in our economic lives condoms groundbreaking work on the psychology of judgment and decision making with his late friend and fellow psychologist Amos. I ski has also influenced medicine law and business, and it is fun helpful and slightly unsettling to explore human psychology and behavior in this moment of political and social tumult..

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