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"hansie lo long" Discussed on NPR News Now

"Live from npr news. i'm lakshmi singh residents across louisiana. Could be facing weeks of cleanup and in some places zero electricity meaning no air conditioning under sweltering temperatures. There's also widespread flooding. After hurricane ida blew ashore. Sunday governor john. Bel edwards has been assessing recovery operations. This form was every bit as advertised. and and the damage that we have seen here and that they're dealing with is is is just catastrophic at least four people in louisiana and mississippi died as a result of the storm for the first time. india has confirmed it is talking with the taliban. The indian government says its ambassador to cut our met today with a top taliban official there. npr's laura fair reports from mumbai india's actually believed to have set up back channels of communication with the taliban months ago but officials never confirmed it. Now the indian government is announced. Its ambassador in. Doha met today with the head of the taliban's political office. The government says the indian ambassador urged the taliban not to allow afghanistan to be used for terrorism. The taliban official involved is sher muhammad abbass stanikzai. Who attended a military academy in india in the nineteen eighties. Last weekend's the taliban shared video of him saying india is very important and that the taliban hopes to maintain ties and trade like the us india to pour billions into building democracy in afghanistan but closed its embassy when the taliban took kabul earlier this month. Lauren fryer npr news. Mumbai announcement coming hours after the us formally ended its twenty year long mission in afghanistan. A nearly two year long legal battle may be drawing to a close over the trump administration's twenty twenty cents this documents. Npr's hansie lo long reports on a congressional battle to obtain evidence into the last administration's failed attempt to add a citizenship question to the us census supreme court blocked the trump administration from using the census directly ask for the us citizenship status of every person living in every household the court found administrations reason for citizenship question appear to be contrived democrats on the house oversight and reform committee. Say they've been trying to find out. Exactly what was driving trump officials but the previous administration refused to comply with subpoenas for unredacted emails. The bite administration has agreed to allow lawmakers to look at some of those documents and could lead to the end of this lawsuit by late october on. Npr news new york like richards. The embattled jeopardy and wheel of fortune executive producer is out according to a statement from saudi news of the departure coming after richards made headlines when he was named the new host of jeopardy posts that quickly was reversed after controversial past. Statements came to light. The dow jones industrial average is down seven points at thirty five thousand three hundred ninety one. This is npr news. The governor of virginia has posthumously. Pardoned seven black men seven decades after they were executed for the rape of white woman. The men's descendants and advocates argue the martinsville seven as they were known were denied fair trials because of their race and the punishment. The electric chair was he say extreme at the time rape was a capital offence in march virginia abolished the death penalty. Israel has announced new measures to help palestinians in the occupied west bank as npr's daniel estrin reports from jerusalem. The move follows a request from president. Joe biden israel says it won't hold peace talks but defense minister. Benny gone says israel will loan the palestinian authority more than one hundred and fifty million dollars to help it through a financial crisis grant residency rights to thousands of undocumented palestinians for the first time in more than a decade and will grant palestinians more work and building permits. Guns agreed to those steps in a meeting with palestinian authority. President mahmoud abbas the highest level meeting between the two sides since twenty ten the biden administration says it wants israel to improve palestinians lives and economy and not quote contribute to a sense of unfairness daniel estrin. Npr news jerusalem. Now home prices in the us. Which has risen to their highest level on record the snp core logic as or home price index increased nineteen point one percent in june compared with a year earlier the annual price gains rose from may to june in all twenty cities that were surveyed record highs in all but one chicago. This is npr..

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"hansie lo long" Discussed on Houston Public Media Local Newscasts

Houston Public Media Local Newscasts

01:35 min | 2 months ago

"hansie lo long" Discussed on Houston Public Media Local Newscasts

"In new york state lawmakers say they're planning to issue a final report on their impeachment investigation into governor andrew cuomo npr's hansie lo-long reports new york state. Lawmakers recently decided to suspend their investigation after cuomo resigns from office next week democratic governor andrew cuomo had been under growing pressure to step down after an independent report by the new york state attorney general concluded cuomo had sexually harassed at least eleven women. Cuomo has denied any wrongdoing days. After he announced plans resigned on august twenty fourth new york state assembly speaker. Carl hasty democrat said lawmakers will be suspending their investigation. Because new york's constitution does not allow the legislature to impeach and remove an elected official. Who's no longer in office. And a statement hasty says lawmakers will not interfere with investigations by local law enforcement into criminal allegations against cuomo on. Npr news new york as governor cuomo prepares to step down. He sounding the alarm about the recent sharp rise in new corona virus infections in his state one of his final directives is that healthcare workers statewide get at least one shot of the in nineteen vaccine by september twenty seventh that goes for staff in hospitals nursing homes and other long term care facilities across new york. The order makes medical and religious exceptions. The statement from the governor's office says so far sixty eight percent of the state's nursing home employees and about seventy five percent of all hospital. Staffers are fully vaccinated against cove in nineteen. The dow jones industrial average is down eighteen point since the open at thirty five thousand..

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Houston Public Media Local Newscasts

00:50 sec | 2 months ago

New York Lawmakers to Publish Report on Cuomo's Conduct

"Lawmakers say they're planning to issue a final report on their impeachment investigation into governor andrew cuomo npr's hansie lo-long reports new york state. Lawmakers recently decided to suspend their investigation after cuomo resigns from office next week democratic governor andrew cuomo had been under growing pressure to step down after an independent report by the new york state attorney general concluded cuomo had sexually harassed at least eleven women. Cuomo has denied any wrongdoing days. After he announced plans resigned on august twenty fourth new york state assembly speaker. Carl hasty democrat said lawmakers will be suspending their investigation. Because new york's constitution does not allow the legislature to impeach and remove an elected official. Who's no longer in office. And a statement hasty says lawmakers will not interfere with investigations by local law enforcement into criminal allegations against cuomo on. Npr

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"hansie lo long" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

04:48 min | 2 years ago

"hansie lo long" Discussed on KQED Radio

"But in places like Oregon, the meth crisis is even worse in the last couple of years we've seen methamphetamine related deaths outpace opioid related deaths for the last three years running coming up here. Now. News is first. Live from NPR news in Washington, I'm Windsor Johnston. The State Department is ordering all nonessential American personnel to leave the US embassy in Iraq and consulate in Erbil, the agency sites the thread of unnamed terrorist groups which include Iranian backed militias. The order comes a few days after the Trump administration warned of threats from Iran against American interests in the region. Iran supreme leader says neither Tehran nor Washington wants a war, but NPR's Peter Kenyon reports the supreme leader also suggested Iran could boost its nuclear program as tension with the US rises the comments by Ali come in came after a drone attack mounted by Yemeni rebels. Struck an oil pipeline in Saudi Arabia. The Associated Press reports satellite photos, do not appear to confirm the attack speaking in Tehran combination any confrontation with Iran would not be a military one. According to the state run earning. News agency. He added any such confrontation would end with an American retreat oil prices rose amid the attack reports which includes Saudi claims that some of its oil tankers were sabotaged to denied involvement and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said around predicted such quote suspicious actions would occur as the US increases its pressure campaign. Peter Kenyon, NPR news Cheshire secretary. Steven Mnuchin says he hasn't made a decision yet on whether to comply with congressional subpoenas for six years of President Trump's tax returns speaking before Senate appropriations subcommittee this morning. Mnuchin said the dispute will be up to the courts. This is why there are three branches of government. So if there is a difference of opinion, this will go to the third of branch of government. The Republican led Senate panel has given the treasury department until Friday to comply. A new government report says the nation's birth rates have reached record lows for women in. In their teens and twenties NPR's Hansie lo-long reports the trend could lead to future shortages of workers in the United States. According to the National Center for health statistics report twenty was the fourth year that the number of births in the US has dropped last year. The close to three point eight million births that's down two percent compared to twenty seventeen and it's the lowest level in the US since one thousand nine hundred eighty six the birth rate has reached record lows for women in their teens and twenties. The report also finds a rise in the birth rate among women in their late thirties and early forties. So it's not clear whether younger women are waiting longer to have children than previous generations. Or if Moore or not becoming mothers at all. Some demographers are concerned that this trend of fewer bursts in the US could lead to labor shortages and a time when more baby boomers are heading towards retirement and aging into elder care, Ozzy, Lelong NPR, news, New York. Stocks are trading higher on Wall Street at this hour, the Dow is up one hundred fifty points, the NASDAQ up ninety seven this is NPR news in Washington from. Some news in San Francisco, I'm Brian watt. A state Bill to direct millions of property tax dollars towards infrastructure and affordable housing development is being shelved for the year. K Q E politics reporter guy marzorati has more housing advocates have been itching to bring back redevelopment since the program was ended in twenty eleven this Bill would have allowed cities to designate a redevelopment zone and then capture any new property tax money there to fund affordable housing and infrastructure, but it was opposed by the state's powerful teachers union, which was wary of diverting property tax dollars away from schools and governor Gavin Newsom who talked about bringing back redevelopment during his campaign decided not to pursue the idea. San Francisco assemblyman, David Chiu says he hopes to bring back the Bill next year. I'm gone marzorati cake news, Valero says it expects to pay more than three hundred forty thousand dollars in connection with a major malfunction at its Benicia refinery cake. Acuity Ted Goldberg reports in a filing with the securities and Exchange Commission. Valero says it may have to pay two hundred and forty thousand dollars to Solano county and one hundred thousand dollars to local air regulators. The county is investigating to refinery components that malfunction causing the facility to belt black smoky soot which prompted an hour's long health advisory. The air district has issued twelve notices of violation against the refinery. Valero is a multibillion dollar global oil giant the penalties won't even come close to making a dent in its bottom line,.

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"hansie lo long" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

03:14 min | 2 years ago

"hansie lo long" Discussed on KQED Radio

"With more local news live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Dave Mattingly. The latest legal challenge to the Trump administration adding a citizenship question to the twenty twenty US census is wrapping up today in Maryland. NPR's Hansie lo-long says the issue will go before the US supreme court in April. The supreme court has said to your challenges to a ruling for two separate cases in New York. The cases in Maryland are unique because one of the cases alleges that administration officials were part of a conspiracy to deprive immigrants and communities of color of their constitutional rights by including a question that is expected to depress participation especially among Latinos and immigrant communities Virginia. Governor Ralph northern MS cancelling an appearance at a historically black university in Richmond. The democratic governor was supposed to attend a civil rights commemoration today. Megan Pauley with member station W C V E says the governor changed his plans amid student objections over his acknowledgement of wearing black face in the nineteen eighties. Northam had planned to attend an annual event honoring Virginia union university alumni known as the Richmond thirty four who participated in sit ins to protest segregated in the nineteen sixties. North of canceled those plans Wednesday evening following calls from the student government association to come and other time Northam has instead invited the Richmond thirty four to the governor's mansion on Friday. This is NPR news from Washington from K Kiwi news in San Francisco, I'm Brian watt. President Trump's national emergency declaration to help pay for a border wall clue take millions of dollars away from a military construction project in the central valley. He Tara Siler reports. Congress has already appropriated nearly eighteen million dollars to reconfigure security gates at a defense, logistics depot in Tracy. It's among the three point six billion dollars in military construction projects the administration is aiming to axe nationally democratic congressman Josh harder represents the area and calls the emergency declaration unconstitutional. And it's also terrible. Just in terms of politics taking money from efforts to combat. Drug trafficking efforts to still military construction projects like the Tracy depot does not make our country safer. It it does the exact opposite. The emergency declaration is facing multiple lawsuits. A spokeswoman for the Tracy military depot says the project is currently in the design phase and moving forward unless it's halted by the White House. I'm Tara Siler news. San francisco. Bike advocates are calling for two thousand more bike racks to be placed on city streets. Supervisor Rafael men Delman says the city has reserves of racks in storage, they could be put to use. Brian Weeden Meyer is executive director of the SF bicycle coalition in San Francisco because of our high rate of theft blocking things to Iraq is necessary. That's not just true for people's own personal bikes. It's true for shared scooters and dacas bike share. We have the racks. Now, it's time to install them. We didn't Meyer says more racks means more people on bikes and fewer people in congestion in cars..

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"hansie lo long" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

05:55 min | 2 years ago

"hansie lo long" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"Live from NPR news in Washington on trial Snyder opponents of President Trump's declaration of a national emergency along the southern border or planning a protest on this president's day holiday, NPR's, Shannon, van Zandt reports demonstrations are planned from New York to Texas the advocacy group move on dot org is planning many of the protests and others are listed on rally list dot com. Move on dot org says on its website that Trump has declared a fake national emergency and the organization calls it an illegal power grab on Friday. Trump declared a national emergency to circumvent congress and secure nearly eight billion dollars for construction of a wall along the US border with Mexico speaking with reporters in the rose garden, Trump said walls work, and that he was prepared for a long legal battle for the walls, construction democratic leaders say Trump's declaration exceeds presidential authority, and violates the. Constitution. Shannon van Sant. NPR news Washington side from legal challenges. Democrats are planning to introduce a joint resolution disapproving of the declaration of a Republican senators have indicated they will support the move, but it remains to be seen whether supporters have enough votes to override a presidential veto attorneys for the dozens of states cities and other groups at sued the Trump administration over plans for a citizenship question on the census say they're ready to take the fight to the supreme court NPR's Hansie lo-long reports. The supreme court justices are expected to rule on the questions fate by June. After it holds a hearing in April. The supreme court will decide whether the Trump administration can use the census to ask whether every person living in the country is a US citizen census bureau research suggests the question will depress participation in the census, especially among Latino and immigrant communities Dale who is an attorney with the American Civil Liberties union who helped soothing ministration six and a half million people, or you know, the government's own analysis will not respond. To the census because of the citizenship question that's more people than in the state of Missouri are eighteenth largest state. The Trump administration says it wants to question to better enforce part of the Voting Rights Act, but US district judge Jesse Furman has ruled that to be a quote sham justification on Zee. Luang NPR news police in Chicago say they're still seeking another interview with impair actor jussie smollet. New questions are being raised about the alleged attack that Smolin reported last month miles Brian is with member station WBZ in Chicago. He says smell. Let's attorneys issued a statement over the weekend after police released two men without charge. You did respond to some reports. Alleging that the two brothers told investigators or the two brothers maybe offered up some information about how the the attack was staged and Mr. smart push back on that and said that that was ridiculous and wrong. Police spokesman has declined to comment on the direction of the investigation and from Washington. You're listening to NPR news. This is WNYC in New York. Good morning. I'm Richard Hake. It's eight oh, four thirty four degrees. Some fog and mist right now in New York City. We could see some rain early this morning and then mostly sunny skies today with a high near forty four degrees. Some New Yorkers who receive food stamps early due to the government shutdown are now struggling WNYC's Morella. I've arrack reports February benefits were distributed in mid-january and recipients won't get their next allotment until March. Some nonprofits like the food Bank for New York City are stepping in to fill the gap. You're gonna stations president Margaret Purvis. Says distributed food next week in the highest needs community schools in public housing three of them in the Bronx, one is in queens. And then we're going to be going to three different housing complexes in Staten Island around one point six million people in the city, receive food stamps. Former congressman Anthony Weiner is no longer in prison bureau of prisons records show. He's no longer an inmate at the federal medical center in Devon's Massachusetts. He's now listed as under the supervision of residential reentry management in Brooklyn, though, it's not clear whether that means he's in a halfway house or in home, confinement, congresswoman, Alexandria Cossio. Cortes was officially sworn in. And she's asking her supporters to stay engaged. WNYC's bridge Bergen reports at a local inauguration ceremony in the Bronx on Saturday. The freshman Representative urged the crowd of more than six hundred people to get to know their neighbors. She says people are more willing to fight for each other when they know their community. So she asked her supporters to do things like joining your PTA or two maybe show up to your community board meeting for the first time. What to lead a girl scout troop? I'm a former girl scout. So I had to do the flag. It was a ticketed event at a high school in the Bronx going forward. A Cossio Cortez says she plans to hold monthly town hall meetings in the district, which also includes portions of queens Bodega owners are asking to be included in the distribution of marijuana wants, it becomes legal in New York Fernando. Mateo was the spokesperson for the newly formed group. United Bodega of America, which represents around two hundred owners in the city. We have been industry that has suffered the most from people selling illegal outside of our stores. Having all stores participating governor Cuomo released a proposal earlier this year to legalize recreational marijuana by twenty twenty at the earliest Bodega are currently licensed to sell beer cigarettes and lottery tickets and police in New York are remembering the NYPD detective who was fatally shot by other officers during an attempted robbery queens last week a wake will be held. For forty two year old Brian Simonson at the church of Sainte Rosalie in Hampton, bays Long Island tonight and tomorrow night. He'll be buried on Wednesday thirty degrees right now in.

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"hansie lo long" Discussed on KCRW

KCRW

04:33 min | 2 years ago

"hansie lo long" Discussed on KCRW

"Live from NPR news in Washington on Giles Snyder opponents of President Trump's declaration of a national emergency along the southern border or planning a protest on this president's day holiday, NPR's, Shannon, van Zandt reports demonstrations are planned from New York to Texas the advocacy group move on dot org is planning many of the protests and others are listed on rally list dot com. Move on dot org says on its website that Trump has declared a fake national emergency and the organization calls it an illegal power grab on Friday. Trump declared a national emergency to circumvent congress and secure nearly eight billion dollars for construction of a wall along the US border with Mexico speaking with reporters in the rose garden, Trump said walls work, and that he was prepared for a long legal battle for the walls, construction democratic leaders say Trump's declaration exceeds presidential authority, and violates the constitution, Shannon. Advan sent NPR news Washington side from legal challenges. Democrats are planning to introduce a joint resolution disapproving of the declaration of a Republican senators have indicated they will support the move, but it remains to be seen whether supporters have enough votes to override a presidential veto attorneys for the dozens of states cities and other groups at sued the Trump administration over plans for a citizenship question on the census say they're ready to take the fight to the supreme court NPR's Hansie lo-long reports. The supreme court justices are expected to rule on the questions fate by June. After it holds a hearing in April. This supreme court will decide whether the Trump administration can use the census to ask whether every person living in the country is a US citizen census bureau research suggests the question will depress participation in the census, especially among Latino and immigrant communities Dale ho is an attorney with the American Civil Liberties union who helped soothing ministration six and a half million people. According to the government's own analysis will not respond to the census because of a citizen. Ship question, that's more people than in the state of Missouri are eighteenth largest state. The Trump administration says it wants the question to better enforce part of the Voting Rights Act, but US district judge Jesse Furman has ruled that to be a quote sham justification Z long. NPR news police in Chicago say they're still seeking another interview with empire actor jussie smollet. New questions are being raised about the alleged attack. That's smell reported last month miles, Brian is with member station WBZ in Chicago. He says smell. Let's attorneys issued a statement over the weekend after police released two men without charge. You did respond to some reports. Alleging that the two brothers told investigators or the two brothers maybe offered up some information about how the the attack was staged and Mr. smart push back on that and said that that was ridiculous and wrong. Police spokesman has declined to comment on the direction of the investigation and from Washington. You're listening to NPR news. British lawmakers have issued a report that calls for a mandatory code of ethics for social media. Parliament's media committee issued the report today it also calls for an independent regulator and singles out Facebook for intentionally violating the UK's privacy and anti-competition laws the North Carolina State board of elections will decide this week. Whether a new elections is necessary in the states nights district NPR's, miles parks reports hearing begins today during which board members are to hear about evidence related to potentially election fraud, the public hearing could stretch in a multiple days as investigators have been gathering evidence for months in the unofficial tally for the ninth district, Republican Mark Harris, leads democrat, Dan mccready by about nine hundred votes. But that margin is in question because of allegations that a man higher by the Harris campaign tampered with vote by mail ballots. The state board of elections is made up of three Democrats and two Republicans. They need to reach bipartisan conclusion to eat a certify Harris or call a new election. If they're deadlocked at the end of the hearing, the issue goes to the democrat controlled US, house of representatives, miles parks and PR news. The South African Olympic champion runner. Caster Semenya is in Switzerland today at the court of arbitration for sport in Tucson today is the first day of a week long hearing, which could decide Semenya's running future. She is seeking to overturn eligibility. Rules proposed by track appeals governing body for hyper Dragic athletes. They I AA f wants to require women with naturally elevated testosterone to lower their levels by medication before being allowed to compete in.

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"hansie lo long" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

03:16 min | 3 years ago

"hansie lo long" Discussed on KQED Radio

"What I do is basically throw frayed around load boxes, I'm load boxes stock shelves and worker cash. Register says it's quite a change from his forest service job. And even though he's earning less than a quarter of his federal salary. He's thankful for the work and for his new employers flexibility as soon as the government shutdown ends, I have to drop whatever I'm doing and go back to work in Florida. Dorothy, Dearborn also administers contracts for the government. But for the space agency NASA on a single mom a story. I live paycheck to paycheck your says, she's using no interest in low interest credit cards to get by inter family is offered help finding a temporary job has been difficult. She did apply to a restaurant. The first question. They asked me they said, yes, they said you're very well with. Yes. And they said are you planning on going back? I guess they said, oh, we're not interested in that's not gonna work right now. We are looking for people who are going to say that's a common problem federal workers say they're encountering still a few have found creative ways around this problem. My name is Frank rip wholly-owned work at the National Oceanic in that much fear administration, and I live in Charleston, South Carolina rep holy is a graphic designer and illustrator he's worked at Noah for nearly twenty years where he takes scientific data and puts it informs the rest of us can understand. He says a twenty thirteen furlough which lasted sixteen days was hard on his family after that he developed a plan to be prepared for the next partial government shutdown when I decided to do is go and get my EMT certificate reportedly says when he's working at Noah, he volunteers. As an emergency medical technician with a local rescue squad. Now that he's on furlough. He landed a part-time EMT job is a lot of medical transport. And what I mean by that is a lot of transporting patients from hospital hospital. They are a backup for the nine one. One system reportedly says the new job helped ease the financial burden of this shutdown still he's disappointed the country is in this position. I feel a little betrayed by our politicians, you know, they take in an oath of office to serve our country. And I didn't see I got into this many years ago, and I choose to in a way serve my country. And I expect the same out of my politicians, reportedly, and the other is interviewed for this story are careful to say their views are their own not their agencies. Most also said they were uncomfortable speaking publicly, but given that this is now the longest partial shutdown in US history, they hoped doing so will encourage the president and congress to. Resolve their differences. Jeff Radi NPR news. The Trump administration has been planning to add a citizenship question to the twenty twenty cents this. The question asks is this person a citizen of the United States? But that effort has now hit a major roadblock because a federal judge in New York has ordered the question to be removed. Here's the latest from NPR's Hansie lo-long, California secretary of state, Alex Padilla says the ruling is quote, a win for democracy by no means is it over.

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"hansie lo long" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

05:26 min | 3 years ago

"hansie lo long" Discussed on KQED Radio

"Heard danika mckellar who played Winnie Cooper on. The wonder years is forty four today. And the news is next. Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm deal Willman. It's day. Thirteen of the partial government shutdown. Lawmakers remain at odds over how to end the impasse. Even after key members of congress met with President Trump at the White House on Wednesday leaders from both parties went to the White House for a briefing on border security afterward. The only thing they seem to agree on was. There was no progress made on ending the shutdown. Democrats are moving ahead with the vote in the house on legislation that would fund the government, but the White House opposes the plan. That's NPR's Asia. Roscoe the latest meanwhile are expected to meet again on Friday for further discussions, the US ambassador to Russia has visited Paul Whalen. He's the American who's been detained in Moscow since last Friday Wieland is accused of espionage NPR's. Michelle Kellerman reports according to the State Department embassador Jon Huntsman went to the porta detention facility to offer assistance to Paul Whalen, the ambassador then spoke by phone. With Williams family secretary of state, Mike Pompeo says he's trying to learn more about the charges. Then if the detention is not appropriate. We will demand is immediate return. Paul williams. Brothers says he was in Moscow for a wedding and denies. He's a spy will and served in Iraq with the marines receiving a bad conduct discharge in two thousand eight he currently oversees security at an auto parts company in Michigan. Michelle Kellerman, NPR news. The State Department South Korea's spy agency is told lawmakers there that North Korea's acting ambassador to Italy has gone into hiding with his wife. The announcement followed unconfirmed reports that the diplomat had sought asylum from an unidentified western country. The last senior diplomat for North Korea to defect was the deputy ambassador in London in two thousand sixteen the Senate has confirmed President Trump's nominee to head the US census bureau. NPR's Hansie lo-long reports that Stephen Billingham is set to take over the agency with a little more than a year. Before the twenty twenty cents begins. Stephen dealing has nomination was approved by unanimous voice vote in the Senate on Wednesday. The census bureau has not had a permanent director for more than a year. Now Dilling and is expected to lead the agency through the end of twenty twenty one oversee the final preparations for the twenty twenty cents is expected to be the first US headcount to be conducted online, which brings cybersecurity risks. Don't have will also inherit seven lawsuits reconstitutional new citizenship. Question added by the Trump administration during his confirmation hearing Billingham said he would not voice an opinion on the issue. And that he's looking to the courts to decide whether the census bureau moves forward with the question on ceelo along. NPR news New York on Wednesday apple cut its quarterly forecast. Chief executive Tim cook says slowing iphone sales in China are to blame for the drop. It's a rare move for the company and shares of apple stock tumbled in after hours trading. The revenue drop is one indication of how the economic slowdown in China may be more severe than analysts had thoughts. You're listening to NPR. Our news. A new state report shows that medical marijuana use steadily rising in Florida, even though the state has been slow to roll out its legalization effort voters there approved a constitutional amendment more than two years ago, avocado with Don with member station. W J C T in Jacksonville reports in the first nine months of two thousand eighteen one hundred and thirty six thousand Florida patients received marijuana should difficult from their doctors northeast, Florida. Republican state Senator rob Bradley, a chief architect of the state's medical pot laws says the current administration has been slow to allow doctors to prescribe pot. And fortunately, we have a law in place that that provides for more licenses to be issued as more patients come online. We just need the executive branch to issue. Those licenses Florida also limits the number of grower distributors that allows to operate which has led to legal challenges from rejected nurseries. It's one of thirty three states that have legalized some form of medical marijuana for. NPR news, I'm of acquired Don in Jacksonville police in Denmark, say two more bodies have been found in the wreckage from Wednesday's train crash that raises the death toll to eight and Denmark's deadliest railway accident in thirty years. More than a dozen other people were injured authorities are investigating whether falling cargo from another train heading in the opposite direction caused the high speed passenger train to crash in a major milestone for its space program. China has landed a space probe on the far side of the moon. The John g four lunar probe made a soft landing and then transmitted close range image from the surface. I'm Dale Willman. NPR news in Washington. Support for NPR comes from NPR stations. Other contributors include k bucks bound in support of the David Gilkey and Zaba ulitimatum memorial fund established to strengthen NPR's commitment to training and protecting journalists in high risk environments and the Annie E Casey foundation. Ahead on morning edition NPR's. Rachel Martin is going to speak with incoming house majority leader, Steny Hoyer about the prospects for ending the partial government shutdown this as the Democrats take control.

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"hansie lo long" Discussed on NPR News Now

NPR News Now

04:53 min | 3 years ago

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"NPR podcasts are now. Available on every platform checkout. All our shows at NPR dot org slash podcasts. That's NPR dot org slash podcasts. Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm deal Willman. It's day. Thirteen of the partial government shutdown. Lawmakers remain at odds over how to end the impasse. Even after key members of congress met with President Trump at the White House on Wednesday leaders from both parties went to the White House for a briefing on border security afterward. The only thing they seem to agree on was. There was no progress made on ending the shutdown. Democrats are moving ahead with the vote in the house on legislation that would fund the government, but the White House opposes the plan. That's NPR's Asia. Roscoe the leaders. Meanwhile are expected to meet again on Friday for further discussions. The us ambassador to Russia has visited Paul Whalen. He's the American who's been detained in Moscow since last Friday Wieland is an accused of espionage NPR's. Shell Kellerman reports, according to the State Department ambassador, Jon Huntsman went to the La Porta detention facility to offer assistance to Paul wheelin. The ambassador then spoke by phone with Huilan's family secretary of state, Mike Pompeo says he's trying to learn more about the charges from they're further detention is not appropriate. We will demand. His immediate return. Paul Whelan's brothers says he was in Moscow for a wedding and denies. He's a spy wheel and served in Iraq with the marines receiving a bad conduct discharge in two thousand eight he currently oversees security at an auto parts company in Michigan. Michelle Kellerman, NPR news. The State Department South Korea's spy agency is told lawmakers there that North Korea's acting ambassador to Italy has gone into hiding with his wife. The announcement followed unconfirmed reports that the diplomat had sought asylum from an unidentified western country. The last senior diplomat from North Korea to defect was the deputy ambassador in London in two thousand sixteen. The Senate has confirmed President Trump's nominee to head the US census bureau. NPR's Hansie lo long reports that Stephen Dilling ham is set to take over the agency with a little more than a year before the twenty twenty census begins Stephen dealing Hans nomination was approved by unanimous voice vote in the Senate on Wednesday. The census bureau has not had a permanent director for more than a year. Now Dillingham is expected to lead the agency through the end of twenty twenty one he will oversee the final preparations for the twenty twenty senses. Nets expected to be the first US headcount to be conducted online, which brings cyber security risks doing hand will also inherit seven lawsuits over a controversial new citizenship. Question added by the Trump administration during his confirmation hearing Billingham said he would not voice an opinion on the issue. And that he's looking to the courts to decide whether the census bureau moves forward with a question on zeal along NPR news New York on Wednesday apple cut its quarterly forecast. Chief executive Tim cook says slowing iphone sales in China are to blame for the drop. It's a rare move for the Cup. And shares of apple stock tumbled in after hours trading. The revenue drop is one indication of how the economic slowdown in China may be more severe than analysts had thoughts. You're listening to NPR news. A new state report shows that medical marijuana use steadily rising in Florida, even though the state has been slow to roll out its legalisation effort voters there approved a constitutional amendment more than two years ago. Avocado with Don with member station. W J C T in Jacksonville reports in the first nine months of twenty eighteen one hundred thirty six thousand Florida patients received marijuana certificates from their doctors northeast, Florida. Republican state Senator rob Bradley, a chief architect of the state's medical pot laws says the current administration has been slow to allow doctors to prescribe pot. And fortunately, we have a law in place that that provides for more licenses to be issued as more patients come online. We just need the executive branch to issue. Those licenses Florida also limits the number of grower distributors that allows to operate which has led to legal challenges from rejected nurseries. It's one of thirty three states that have legalized some form of medical marijuana. Wanna for NPR news? I'm required done in Jacksonville police in Denmark, say two more bodies have been found in the wreckage from Wednesday's train crash that raises the death toll to eight and Denmark's deadliest railway accident in thirty years. More than a dozen other people were injured authorities are investigating whether falling cargo from another train heading in the opposite direction caused the high speed passenger train to crash in a major milestone for its space program. China has landed a space probe on the far side of the moon. The Cianci four lunar probe made a soft landing and then transmitted a close range image from the surface. I'm Dale Willman. NPR news in Washington.

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Ebola outbreak in large city 'very concerning'

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02:27 min | 3 years ago

Ebola outbreak in large city 'very concerning'

"In washington i'm dave mattingly the world health organization says there's now a high risk of bola spreading regionally from the democratic republic of congo npr's ava peralta says there are fourteen confirmed cases of the virus in the country including one case in a major city outbreaks of ebola in drc are usually easily contained because they happen in rural areas the chief of the world health organization says a confirmed case in the city of more than one million is concerning but he says the global community now has more tools to deal with any poll outb break a vaccine for example is already being deployed in congo more than four thousand doses of the new experimental ebola vaccine arrived in the country this week a house committee will be questioning the justice department's point person on civil rights this morning he is expected to be pressed about a citizenship question added to the twenty two thousand census npr's hansie lo wong reports the government says the question will help enforce the voting rights act many democratic lawmakers are skeptical of that reasoning and they're worried that this question will discourage non citizens from participating in the upcoming national headcount that's why they went to question the acting director of the justice department civil rights division john gore he was invited to testify last week at a hearing but he didn't show up and now he has agreed to attend a foul appearing with the house oversight committee i'm dave mattingly in washington and i'm dave freeman in san francisco on kiki we at five forty three coming up on morning edition in a few moments us wine exports to greater china which includes taiwan were two hundred ten million dollars up ten percent last year and four hundred fifty percent in the past decade but chinese tariffs have fifteen percent put into place after trump put tariffs on steel imports are threatening the export market the export market growth the story on american wine and much more ahead you run an american company you use imported steel and aluminum yellen we had ships on the water with material so we are paying the tariffs but as far as going forward we're kind of in a pause i'm kai ryssdal yes please we would like an exemption trade of a global nature next time on marketplace the financial story of the day in the week on marketplace today at four pm on k q public radio i'm judy woodruff on the next news hour ahead.

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Colorado joins lawsuit to block Trump administration from asking citizenship question on 2020 census

02:26 min | 3 years ago

Colorado joins lawsuit to block Trump administration from asking citizenship question on 2020 census

"In arizona's history as tens of thousands of education's marched on the state capital for npr news i'm casey coon in phoenix later today president trump welcomes the nation's teachers of the year to the white house for a reception a coroner's investigation into the shooting death of stefan clark in sacramento says an independent autopsy provided to clark's family has significant errors clark was killed by police while holding a cell phone and standing in his grandmother's backyard bob moffitt of capital public radio reports from sacramento sacramento county pathologist determined more than half of the entry wounds were to the side or front of clark's body in the majority were not to his back dr bennett amal who had claimed sacramento police sergeant vans chandler says the department doesn't typically release coroner's reports we know how significant this incident is in our community and we are committed to of being transparent the autopsy also found seven bullet wounds not aid as a mall claimed community activists berry axiom says the outcome is the same what do we shot twenty seven times eight times you should've got shot the toxicology report shows clark had alcohol codeine hydrocare donen xanax in his system officers shot clark after responding to reports vandalism for npr news i'm bob moffitt in sacramento you're listening to npr news from washington a large group of migrants continues to wait and tijuana mexico at the us border they wrote north through mexico in a caravan intending to seek asylum they say they're fleeing political and gang violence in their central american countries they have infuriated president trump who has tweeted angrily about them the state of colorado in three cities are joining one of the lawsuits trying to remove a citizenship questioned from the twenty twenty senses npr's hansie lo wong reports the census bureau is currently facing four separate lawsuits over the controversial question the largest lawsuit against the citizenship question is led by new york state besides colorado it now includes pittsburgh columbus ohio and central falls island where the government is currently conducting a test run of the two thousand twenty cents is this citizenship question was added to the census form by commerce secretary wilbur ross he oversees the census and approved requests for the question from the justice department which says a needs a better count of us citizens to enforce the voting rights act but critics say asking about citizenship could discourage noncitizens from participating in.

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Northeast hit with its fourth snowstorm in 3 weeks

01:44 min | 3 years ago

Northeast hit with its fourth snowstorm in 3 weeks

"In now federal agents are combing through his home in austin suburb looking for clues to what his motive might have been meantime prosecutors announced they had filed charges against him in federal court last night connor was charged with one count of unlawful possession and transfer of a destructive device the details of the charges remain sealed the thirties are still concerned that he may have planted more bombs in the day leading up to his death there still urging people in the austin area to be on the lookout for suspicious packages or bags and to call nine one one if they see something for npr news i'm matt largely in austin law swath of the north eastern us maybe getting upwards of a foot of snow from yet another nor'easter to pummel the region in three weeks and just like previous storms this one is bringing much of the region to a standstill disrupting transportation keeping students at home npr's hansie lo wong has the latest forget nor'easter on social media folks round the northeast or calling the fourth winter storm to hit the region in less than a month a four easter it's worth the closing of hundreds of schools including those in your city the country's largest public school system near governor andrew cuomo says stay home if you can don't be fooled don't look out your window today and say well it doesn't look so bad it's going to get worse as the day goes on if you don't have to travel please don't be on the roads the national weather service's forecasting wet heavy snow in the new york city area with wind gusts to forty miles per hour and the threat of widespread power outages ozzy long npr news new york before the close the dow is down forty five points this is npr news from news i'm paul land core the last person allowed to leave the room at the pathway home in yacht ville before a gunman took hostages and killed three people twelve days ago was devereaux smith a fundraiser for the.

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