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NPR News: 02-09-2020 10PM ET
"Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Jeanine herbst. China says the number of confirmed cases of the corona virus rose to more than forty thousand while the death tool is also higher at more than nine hundred meanwhile thousands of passengers and crew on a cruise ship in Hong Kong or being allowed to disembark after being quarantined for several days. No infections have been detected empires Amy Chang reports. Beijing is now taking new precautions to keep the virus from spreading further with more than two thousand new cases being diagnosed every free day for the past week. Chinese officials are doing everything to contain the corona virus nearly all provinces and cities are key schools closed until the end of this month. Meanwhile in many universities including those located in one the epicenter of the virus outbreak have opted Easter courses online as work resumes in cities like Beijing companies are advised by municipal governments to let their employees work from home or stagger their work. Hours to avoid traffic high-speed trains the main transport for people travelling home after the Chinese New Year are now required to create quarantine sections in case passengers exhibit fever symptoms during their trip Amy Chang. NPR News. Beijing Democratic presidential candidates. That's our working hard in New Hampshire trying to convince people to vote for them. In the primary on Tuesday Senator Amy Klobuchar placed fifth and the still being worked out. Chaos of the Iowa caucuses rallied supporters in Nashville. Today please give me your vote. Give me your help. Let's go for broke. Let's barnstorm the state over the next two days. And we do well in New Hampshire and move. Let us do that. People to judge the former mayor of South Bend. Indiana China finished Iowa in a virtual tie for first with Bernie Sanders and has been bearing the brunt of attacks from rivals in New Hampshire. This weekend in New York City back to back shootings readings in the Bronx by the same gunmen have left. Two police officers injured authorities say. The suspect shot an officer and a police van last night and then today opened fire inside a precinct. The building wounding another both are expected to fully recover mayor. Bill de Blasios calling it an attempted assassination. These officers handled such a horrific the situation with heroism with extraordinary skill. Thank God that each and every one of them will be okay. The gunman is in custody in northeast. Oregon floodwaters covering stare road started to recede today allowing residents to return home and assess damage. Some roads though are are still closed. Authorities say at ten mile stretch of interstate. Eighty four is closed and will probably remain so for a week and many roads and you Mattila county are still closed because has of high water or damage the Ninety Second Academy Awards are underway in Los Angeles so far the awards. Laura dern won for best supporting actress for Marriage Story Brad Pitt won best supporting actor for once upon a time in Hollywood original screenplay went to parasite you're listening to NPR news. Several thousand people demonstrated in Poland's capital this weekend to urge their government to complete its controversial overhaul of the country's judicial system NPR's NPR's Rob Schmitz reports. The demonstrators wave Polish flags and gathered in front of Warsaw's constitutional tribunal in support of the ruling. Party's controversial overhaul of Polish courts. Art since coming to power in two thousand fifteen. The ruling conservative law and Justice Party has passed a series of sweeping judicial changes including rules for how judges are appointed you values in Transparency Commissioner. Very rover says that Poland's overhaul of its judiciary constitutes destruction not reform. NPR's Rob Schmitz reporting according in Florida tonight. NASA and the European Space Agency are launching a device that is set to give scientists a look at the son in a New Light. If here's James DUBEC has more on the solar orbiter. Scientists want to learn more about how the Sun's North and South poles effect space weather but up until now we've only viewed the sun straight on on at its equator. The solar orbiter is set to travel around the Sun at an angle to view the two polls NASA scientist who listeners can Shia says says the mission will also help protect satellites and astronauts and space with these mission is to understand our son. I'm that afford to be able to predict the Abbey. PMT Solar orbiters scheduled to make twenty two orbits around the Sun on its ten year mission James DUBEC NPR news Washington is your markets are trading lower at this hour. The Nikkei in Japan down about two tenths of a percent the Asia Dow down about three. Tenths this is N._p._R..
NPR News: 10-12-2019 11AM ET
"This message comes from NPR sponsor xfinity some things are slow like a snail races other things are fast like xfinity X. by get fast speeds even when everyone is online working to make WIFI simple easy awesome more at xfinity dot com restrictions apply Yankees play game one of the American League Championship Series Tonight I'm Barbara Klein N._p._R.. News in Washington for a player who spoke out in favor of democracy in Hong Kong NPR's James DUBEC reports the company came under fire from gamers and politicians in Turkish air strikes have targeted several towns within the corridor raising concerns of security breaches at camps housing former Isis fighters and their families for a job well done adding that he was leaving the position to spend more time with his family trump also credited macalinsan for re a powerful typhoon has slammed into Japan making landfall on Honshu with the heaviest rain and winds in six decades more than official population of about thirty thousand people the Turkish Defence Ministry says the town's residential center has been taken over by Turkey and its Syrian opposition allies trump says he plans to name a new acting secretary next week Louisiana voters are casting ballots today for governor it's a primary the election but as Paul Braun of member station W. R. K. F. Reports Democratic incumbent John Bel Edwards could end the race early with a strong showing all surrounding villages have also been overtaken the United Nations estimates that one hundred thousand people have been displaced this week during Turkey's offensive along serious northern border trump hasn't endorsed either candidate but he traveled to the state Friday to urge Conservative voters to unseat Edwards the only Democratic governor in the deep south for NPR news. I'm Paul six million people are being told to evacuate the capital Tokyo the video game company Blizzard says it's reducing penalties meeting today and they condemned Turkey's operation as an invasion and demanded encore ended Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin Matt doesn't he would be much more vulnerable in a one on one contest with either of the Republican challengers in the race Congressman Ralph Abraham and businessman Eddy responding president breath if no one earns fifty percent plus one vote recent polls show Edwards within striking distance of crossing that threshold and winning the second term if he adducing the number of migrants crossing into the US illegally at the Southern Border Michelina took over for Kirstin Nielsen who resigned in April he says it is targeting Kurdish led militias which it considers a terrorist group for NPR news. I'm Jay Bruce Karen in Istanbul Arab League foreign ministers held an emergency kaleen is resigning NPR's Windsor Johnston reports president trump announced the secretary's departure on twitter last night in a tweet trump prays macalinsan and border city after clashes with Kurdish led militias Duri Karen reports from Istanbul the town of Russell sets on the northeastern part of the Syrian border a statement Friday Blizzard Entertainment President J. Allen Brack said the company reacted too quickly when it suspended an e sports player for a year and made him museum has what's called a jungle primary it pits all candidates against each other in the first round of voting the top two regardless of party will meet in a runoff election next month Auberon in Baton Rouge a top negotiator for united auto workers striking against General Motors says he's waiting for a response to a counter proposal Terry dentist says if GM accepts it they'll have a tentative agreement to end nearly four week long strike this is NPR forfeit
NPR News: 01-26-2020 7AM ET
"Live from NPR. News Washington on Giles Snyder President. Trump's senate impeachment trial resumes tomorrow with his defense team now in control the floor. The president's lawyers open their defense. Yesterday saying Democrats have not proved the president. DID ANYTHING WRONG WHITE HOUSE COUNSEL Patsick. Loney they're asking you to do something thing that no Senate has ever done and they're asking you to do it with no evidence. Democrats say trump's lawyers did nothing nothing to dispute evidence presented by House. Impeachment managers led by House Intelligence Committee chairman. Adam Schiff. They don't contest the basic architecture protection of the scheme they do not contest that the president solicited a foreign nation to interfere in our election to help them cheat. Democrats wrapped up their presentation tation on Friday Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main rival. Benny concert do at the White House. This week. Both have accepted president. Trump's invitation tation to discuss the president's Israeli Palestinian peace plan although gone says opted for a private meeting turning down at Joint Appearance Naomi several off reports on onset. He will meet with trump on Monday the day before. Netanyahu is scheduled to discuss the plan with the president. The Israeli leaders trips to Washington. Come as the two are vying to lead. Israel's next government on Thursday trump told reporters that he will likely released the long-delayed plan early next week. Palestinians have dismissed the trump administration's the station's attempts to negotiate a resolution accusing the US of bias toward Israel the US recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and moved its embassy. They are in two thousand eighteen. One of several moves seem to favour. Israel Palestinians claim eastern slim as their capital for NPR news. I'M NAOMI'S OF LA Intel Tel Aviv to China. Now where officials say the death toll from the new corona virus has climbed to fifty six. NPR's Jason Bilby in his in Hong Kong were local officials are scrambling to put measures in place to contain the outbreak and here at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Hong Kong. This is one of the places that is taking in patients. Nations with suspected cases of the corona virus. They've stepped up their precautionary measures in the emergency room Their nurses that the triage desk are wearing full protective gear. They have these face. Shields sort of a welder would wear with a clear piece of plastic. That goes all the way in front of their face. They're wearing wearing gloves and they're really trying to make sure that as people come in staff are able to identify them quickly and not get infected themselves with anyone who may be carrying in this virus in southern NPR news Hong Kong and Southern California health officials have confirmed third case in the United States of that new corona virus virus Patient has tested positive according to the Orange County Healthcare Agency for the virus and hospitalized and said to be in good condition this is. NPR News in Turkey. Rescuers have been using drills mechanical diggers and their bare hands and the search for survivors of the earthquake that struck eastern Turkey. Turkey Friday evening officials say forty five people have been rescued from the rubble of collapsed. Buildings and Reuters is quoting the Interior Ministry as saying that crews have located six six people who remain trapped. The quake killed at least thirty five people to ask about sport. The International Space Station completed their fourth spacewalk. This weekend aimed at completing repairs on an the instrument that captures cosmic rays in peers. James DUBEC reports at NASA says. The repair appears to have been successful American. Andrew Morgan and Italian in Luke Apartado spent six hours and sixteen minutes outside the International Space Station. They were looking for leaks. In the cooling system of the Alpha Magnetic Medic Spectrometer it's a device that sifts through cosmic ray particles to look for invisible dark matter. Scientists hope the experiment will shed light on the origins regions of the universe. The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer wasn't designed to be repaired in space but NASA says it's functioning as expected after the repair and the upgrades to the devices cooling system should last as long as the space station is active James DUBEC. NPR News Boeing as successfully completed the first test test flight of the world's largest twin engined jet the seven seventy seven x yesterday's flight near Seattle lasted more than three hours and comes amid the crisis over the grounded. 737 Max the F._A._A.. Pledging to conduct a rigorous review on the seven seventy seven X. I'm Joel Snyder N._p._R. News.
NPR News: 03-02-2020 8AM ET
"From NPR news in Washington. I'm Korva Coleman Pete. Buddha judge exit from the Democratic presidential primary field is scrambling the race. Npr Scott detro- reports from Salt Lake. City this comes before one of the most important days on the campaign calendar Super Tuesday Buddha judge essentially won. The Iowa caucuses and finished a close second in New Hampshire but after betting so much of his bid on those two early states he never materialize broad support in more diverse states and dropping out as the candidate with the third most delegates former vice president. Joe Biden Senator Bernie Sanders are increasingly acting like. It's a two candidate race. Even as another mayor former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg looms on tomorrow's ballots. Buddha judges exit will likely help Biden consolidate more of the moderate vote but sanders briefly held a rare press conference in California to appeal to Buddha judge supporters and his campaign argues that voters ideologies are complicated and sanders could pick up some new backers to Scott Petro. Npr News Salt Lake City. A second person has died in the. Us of the new corona virus. The patient was a man in his seventies who lived at a skilled nursing facility near Seattle the largest outbreak of cases outside Asia using Italy NPR Sylvia Poggioli reports from Rome. The number of cases there has surged. The number of infected has soared to almost seventeen hundred a fifty percent increase in just twenty four hours. Thirty four have died for ten days. Eleven towns in the Lamberti and Benneteau regions have been in lockdown. Public gatherings are banned. Schools and universities are closed. The National Health Institute says the coming week will be crucial to determine whether these draconian measures will succeed in Italy. Slowing down the rate of contagion. Italians have national health coverage but hospital officials in Lamberti worn intensive care units are stretched to the limit and are calling on private hospitals to provide beds to tackle the emergency Sylvia Poggioli. Npr News Rome. A federal judges ruled that the acting director of US citizenship and immigration services was unlawfully appointed to his job. The judge says two of Ken Coochie Melis Directives. Must now be set aside. Npr's James DUBEC has more anti immigration hard liner Ken Coochie. Nellie is one of many officials in an acting position in the trump administration he's been leading the US citizenship and Immigration Services Agency within the Department of Homeland Security since his appointment last summer. Now Judge Randolph. Moss says the WACO Cinelli took. That position was illegal. The judge says that because Kuching was not appointed lawfully. He did not have the authority to shorten time. Asylum-seekers have to prepare for interviews with immigration officials. The Department of Homeland Security says. It disagrees with the court's Decision. And we'll be looking closely at the ruling. James DUBEC. Npr News you're listening to NPR news from Washington in a few days the US government will roll out the first ever online US census NPR's Hansie Lo Wong reports that as a precaution the Census Bureau has increased the printing of paper forms. So there's enough for every household in the US. The Census Bureau hopes most US households go to my twenty twenty. Cents IS DOT GOV starting March twelfth to participate in the once a decade headcount of every person living in the US but in case the online systems fail and people cannot phone in their census responses bureaus Associate Director for the twenty twenty count. Alfono says bureau has more than one hundred fifty million paper forms ready nefer every address in the US. Originally we talked about a need to all paper so that gives us. I would say the maximum margin of safety sense results determine each state shift congressional seats. They also guide how federal funding is distributed to local communities for Medicare schools and roads unsettling. Npr News New York Taliban say they won't participate in internal peace talks for Afghanistan until about five thousand. Taliban prisoners are released. This is part of a peace agreement the US signed with Taliban over the weekend. But Afghanistan's president who was not involved in. The talks has rejected the timeline for the prisoner release. The Taliban say there won't be new peace talks unless the prisoners were freed officials in the capital of the Philippines. Manila say a gunman has taken dozens of hostages in a shopping mall. One person has been shot. Police are at the building. The officials say the gunman is a disgruntled former security guard at the mall. I'm Korva Coleman. Npr news from Washington.
NPR News: 02-10-2020 1AM ET
"Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Nora Raum. Workers began returning to offices and factories in China Monday as authorities e some summary strictures imposed in an effort to contain the corona virus officials. Say another ninety. Seven people died Sunday the largest in a single day since the outbreak break was first detected in October more than nine hundred people have died almost all in China. Swiss voters have overwhelmingly approved a new law making it illegal to discriminate against LGBT people. Lisa Shlein reports individuals who violate the new law will face criminal charges. LGBT backers of the referendum argued they needed greater legal protection against hate speech and other forms of discrimination right-wing opponents said the law would undermine the rights to freedom him of expression. They're vowing to fight against a potential future amendment to legalize same sex marriage. Lisa Shlein reporting people to judge is crisscrossing crisscrossing New Hampshire in the final weekend of campaigning. Before voters head to the presidential primary polls on Tuesday. NPR's Sam Greenglass has has more pe- Buddha judge has been bearing the brunt of attacks from rivals this weekend in a subtle dig this morning. Elizabeth Warren told an interviewer that quote. The coalition in a billionaires is not going to carry us over the top Buddha judge was asked about wealthy donors during his rally here out of the hundreds of thousands of people who supported our campaign. Some some of them have a lot of money and just as I'm going to expect them to pay more in taxes when I'm president I invite them to contribute as much as they can. If they share our vision Russian for defeating Donald Trump Buddha judge thinnest Iowa in a virtual tie for first with Bernie Sanders and has also been batting back attacks from Joe Biden. Who Released Kin- Yesterday questioning the former? Southbound Mayors Experience Sam Greenglass. NPR News Nashua Oscar. History was made Sunday night at the Academy Awards in in Los Angeles. The South Korean thriller parasite became the first film in a language other than English to win best picture. NPR's Glen Weldon has more in an award ceremony Ramona the win mostly as predicted. The evenings biggest surprise came at the very end when director on June hose. darkly funny satire of Class Warfare won best picture the world war one epic epic nineteen seventeen had been the favourite to take home the best picture. Oscar but parasite had a good night picking up three additional Oscars for original screenplay for best director and for best best international feature speaking through an interpreter producer. Coxoni accepted the Best Picture Oscar. I feel like a very opportune moment in history is happening being right now. Parasite is the first film from South Korea to be nominated for and to win any Academy Awards Glen Weldon. NPR News the Best Actor Oscar occur went to Joaquin Phoenix. For Joker Renee. Zellweger won the Best Actress Award for playing. Judy Garland this is. NPR news from Washington. New York police say they have a man in custody in connection with the shootings of two police officers in the Bronx this weekend. One of the officers was ambler. Saturday night will in a patrol car. The second was shot about twelve hours later at a police precinct. Both officers are expected to recover. Authorities described the. The suspect is having a lengthy violent criminal history NASA and the European Space Agency launched device from Florida Sunday night designed to give scientists and his new look at the Sun. NPR's James DUBEC has more scientists. Want to learn more about how the Sun's North and South poles effect space weather but up until now we've only viewed the sun straight on at its equator. The solar orbiter is set to travel around the Sun at an angle to view the two polls NASA scientist Horizon Evanston Shia says the mission will also help protect satellites and astronauts and space or call with. These mission is to understand our our son. I'm going forward to be able to predict by. Bt and protect solar orbiter is scheduled to make twenty two orbits around the Sun on its ten year mission mission James DUBEC NPR news Washington. The trump administration is expected to unveil its proposed budget for fiscal twenty. Twenty one Monday which begins October. I it calls for an immediate five percent cut in nondefense spending and reductions in safety net programs such as Medicaid and food stamps and administration's Budget is a blueprint for what the president would like to see and spending in a given year lawmakers have their own ideas. I'm Nora Raum N._P._R.. News in Washington.
NPR News: 03-01-2020 8PM ET
"Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Jeanine herbst two days before the Super Tuesday primary former Indiana Mayor Pete Voltage is dropping out of the Democratic presidential race campaign. Aides say he'll make an announcement in south bend in about a half hour. The thirty eight year old was supposed to hold a rally in Dallas tonight. Npr Sam Greenglass is there and has more on people's reaction. Buddha judge supporters are still gathered outside of the outdoor venue park in downtown Dallas. Where he was supposed to be tonight folks. Tell me that they're still trying to process and are surprised that he got out of the race. This early. Some people said that they voted for judge already in early voting. Others are now trying to sort who they're going to vote when the primary comes on Tuesday. Npr's Sam greenglass reporting but a judge finished strong in Iowa and New Hampshire but he faltered in Nevada and South Carolina a federal judge in Washington. Dc says acting citizenship and Immigration Services Director Can Coochie. Nellie was unlawfully appointed to his position. And here's James DUBEC reports. The judge said to of Kuching alleys directives must now be set aside anti immigration hard liner. Kin Coochie. Nellie is one of many officials in an acting position. In the trump administration he's been leading the US citizenship and Immigration Services Agency within the Department of Homeland Security since his appointment last summer. Now Judge Randolph. Moss SAYS THE WAY. Coochie took that position was illegal. The judge says that because Coochie was not appointed lawfully. He did not have the authority to shorten the time. Asylum-seekers have to prepare for interviews with immigration officials. The Department of Homeland Security says. It disagrees with the court's Decision. And we'll be looking closely at the ruling. James DUBEC. Npr News never corona cases. Krona virus cases surged Italy. The country is reporting a fifty percent increase with one thousand six hundred ninety four confirmed cases at least thirty four deaths. Italy has the most cases of the virus outside of Asia and Delta Airlines suspending flights from the US to Milan starting tomorrow. The airline says flights will resume may first and that flights to Rome aren't affected meanwhile in the US Washington Illinois are both reporting. New Cases and Rhode Island is reporting. Its first case health and Human Services Secretary Alex as our says the trump administration is ramping up testing. We now have seventy five thousand tests available out there in the United States and over the next week that will expand radically on top of the seventy five thousand tests available as are speaking there on. Abc's this week is your markets are trading lower at this hour. The Asia Dow is down more than a half percent. The Nikkei the main market in Japan is down more than three point six percent. Us futures contracts are also trading lower. You're listening to NPR news from Washington. Thousands of migrants are amassed along. Turkey's border with Greece hoping to get into Europe. Joanna Kakissis in Athens reports that Greece though is trying to block them. Tv footage from the Greek side of the border shows riot police along a barbed wire fence. The migrants including women and children are massed on the Turkish side shouting to be let in the International Organization for Migration says at least thirteen thousand migrants have arrived at this land border since Friday. That's when Turkey broke a two thousand sixteen deal with the EU and said it would no longer prevent migrants from crossing to Europe. The Greek deputy defense minister occupy the Stefani's told reporters that many migrants have tried to cross in the last twenty four hours to come upon a ninety six hundred attempts to cross the border he says and we held almost all of them back for NPR news. I'm Joanna Kakissis in Athens at the weekend box office. The thriller invisible man took the top spot with an estimated twenty nine million dollars in ticket sales. The Universal Pictures Film is an updated. Take on the classic. H. G. Wells story by focusing on Elizabeth mosses character instead of the invisible man. Who In this version of the story is an abusive ex boyfriend? Paramount's sonic the Hedgehog slid to second place in its third weekend with sixteen million dollars in third place the call of the wild with Harrison Ford with twelve million dollars in its second weekend in fourth place the enemy superhero film my hero academia heroes rising with six million dollars this is NPR.
NPR News: 01-26-2020 4AM ET
"Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Nora Raum president. Trump's legal team began laying out his defense yesterday for why the president should be acquitted would it. NPR's Braxton book reports. His lawyers are not expected to use the full twenty four hours allowed under Senate rules house. Democrats spent much of last week. Arguing trump pressured Ukraine for his political benefit in twenty twenty. Speaking on the Senate floor Saturday White House Counsel Pets Bologna instead accused Democrats threats of trying to interfere in the presidential election by removing trump from the White House for all their talk about election interference that they're here sure to perpetrate the most massive interference in an election in American history. And we can't allow that to happen. The Trial Resumes Resumes Monday. Trump's attorneys are expected to target former vice president Joe Biden and his son hunter as part of their impeachment Defense Braxton Booker. NPR You're news. The Capitol Congressman Adam. Schiff the head of the prosecution later said the president's lawyers didn't contest the Democrats case. The president invited invited Ukraine to get involved in our election to help him cheat against Joe Biden That is uncontested Uncontested tested nor presentation and uncontested in. There's the break until Monday in. The trial is allowing four senators to resume their campaigns for the Democratic presidential nomination. A recent New York Times poll shows that among Iowa voters Bernie Sanders has a slight lead followed by Peut Buddha judge judge Joe Biden and Elizabeth. Warren Warren has received the endorsement of the Des Moines Register saying she would push an unequal America in the right direction officials in China's say the death toll from the new core out of the virus has risen to fifty six as NPR's Jason Bobi reports from Hong Kong local officials are scrambling scrambling to put in measures to contain the outbreak. Tens of millions of people in China are under orders not to travel unless absolutely necessary public transportation out of Wuhan on trains Buses ferries and planes has been completely cancelled. China has also suspended long-haul bus services nationwide shutdown local bus routes in Beijing and directed local travel companies to cancel all upcoming tours outside of the city state media reports. Three doctors in the capital have been sickened by the new disease. Two of them had just returned from assessing the situation situation in Wuhan on the third had sat next to one of them during a meeting. Meanwhile workers will hunter racing to build a new makeshift hospital on the edge of the city to treat the hundreds of new patients agents. Who are expected to come down with the disease in the coming days Jason Bobbie-ann? NPR News Hong Kong the US State Department says that will relocate as personnel at the Consulate Consulate in Wuhan to the US and will offer a limited number of seats to US citizens on a flight. Tuesday this is. NPR news from Washington authorities in the Philippines today. Lower the alert level at the tall volcano near Manila which erupted two weeks ago. This will allow some of the villagers who live nearby go home. Hundreds of thousands of people had been displaced. No deaths reported the same volcano had erupted in nineteen eleven killing more than thirteen hundred people apple. Two astronauts aboard the International Space Station completed their fourth spacewalk yesterday definitive fixing an instrument that captures cosmic arrays. NPR's James DUBEC reports. NASA says the repair appears to be successful. American injure Morgan and Italian. Luca Parma Tahoe. Oh spent six hours and sixteen minutes outside the International Space Station. They were looking for leaks in the cooling system of the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer. It's a device that sifts through cosmic ray particles to look for invisible dark matter scientists. Hope the experiment will shed light. On the origins of the universe. The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer wasn't designed to be repaired in space but NASA says it's functioning as expected for the repair and the upgrades to the devices cooling system should last as long as the space station is active James DUBEC. NPR News Mowing successfully fluids. Triple seven next yesterday. A new generation generation of wide-body aircraft. The plane took off from Everett. Washington and landed near Seattle. Boeing has been struggling after. It's seven thirty seven. Max was grounded rounded last year following two fatal crashes which together killed three hundred forty six people. I'm Nora Raum N._P._R.. News in Washington.
NPR News: 01-25-2020 8PM ET
"Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Janine herbst. Republican senators say. They are impressed with today's opening statements by President Trump's legal team in the Senate impeachment impeachment trial. And here's cloudy. Sol's reports many are still sticking with their defense of president trump. Several Republican senators said following the first day of Defense Defense team statements that they heard more relevant details from the case. Senator Joni Ernst if Trump's attorneys shutdown arguments by the house impeachment managers within two hours. I thought that the White House counsel and their team name entirely shredded. That case that has been presented by the House. Manager's earnt said they heard less about personal stories presented by the house managers on members of the military and other witnesses in the house impeachment case cloudy Eighty Silas. NPR News the Capitol one day after doing a testy interview with all things considered host. Mary Louise Kelley Secretary of State. Mike pompeo issued issued an official statement today claiming Kelly had lied to him as NPR's David Welna. Reports pompeo offered no evidence to support that allegation. pompeo asserts Kelly lied in setting up the interview and that she lied again about keeping a post interview conversation in his private quarters off the record. Kelly says she has correspondence on its contradicting pompeo's claim about the interview setup and says she never agreed to go off the record with him in an interview on all things considered NPR CEO and president in. John Lansing agreed Mary. Louise Kelley is one of the most respected truthful factual professional ethical journalists in the United States. And that's known by the entire press press corps and I stand behind her and I stand behind the NPR news room and the statement from the Secretary of State is blatantly false lansing called pompeo's behavior behavior quote going toward intimidation and added neither Kelly nor NPR would be intimidated David Welna NPR news Washington. Hong Kong is on high alert alert. The number of cases of the corona virus continues to rise in mainland China China and around the globe or the thirteen hundred a fallen ill more than fifty have died. NPR's Jason bogeying report. Hong Kong now is confirming five cases. Hong Kong Chief Executive Carolina has declared the corona virus outbreak in emergency the setting health screening checks at all entry points into its territory. High speed rail and airline connections to Wuhan have been suspended indefinitely to campsites are being readied as `isolation zones homes for people who've been in contact with infected patients authorities. Here are calling off a large carnival that had been planned to celebrate. The Chinese New Year scratched a major annual soccer tournament tournament scheduled for Sunday and cancel the Hong Kong marathon that was expected to host. Seventy thousand runners lamb also ordered schools to remain shut until at least February seventeenth. Jason Bobi An. NPR News Hong Kong and you're listening to NPR news from Washington. A former California congressman WHO's legislative work helped reshape. America's health system has died during his forty year career congressman. Pete Stark helped hoped craft the affordable. Care Act the signature policy change of the Obama Administration and the Cobra. Insurance Law is families as he died Friday in Maryland at the age of eighty eight two astronauts on board. The International Space Station completed their fourth spacewalk today finishing fixing up an instrument that captures cosmic rays. NPR's NPR James DUBEC reports. NASA says. The repair appears to be successful. American injure Morgan and Italian Luca Parmigiano spent six hours and sixteen eighteen minutes outside the International Space Station. They were looking for leaks. In the cooling system of the Alpha magnetic spectrometer it's a device that sifts through cosmic ray particles to look for invisible dark matter. Scientists hope. The experiment will shed light. On the origins of the universe. The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer wasn't designed to be repaired in space but NASA says it's functioning as expected after the repair and the upgrades to the devices cooling system should last as long the space station is active James DUBEC. NPR News Ford. Says it will pay at least thirty million dollars in a proposed class action lawsuit settlement over failing failing transmissions in its fiesta and focused vehicles the Detroit free press as there will also be an easier process for people to get compensated and a simplified fight. Buy Back Program for defective vehicles. The cars involved had bad dual clutch transmissions I'm Jeanine herbst N._p._R.. News in Washington.
NPR News: 03-01-2020 11PM ET
"Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Nora Raum. P Buddha judge announced he's suspending. His campaign for President he spoke at an event is of south. Bend Indiana Tonight Jennifer Wine Guard from member station W. VP. It's after coming fourth in the South Carolina Primary Pete. Buddha judge came home to an emotional loud crowd to make his announcement. He did not throw his support behind any other candidate but called for unity in the party. Moving forward I will no longer seek to be the Democratic nominee for president but I will do everything in my power to ensure that we have a new Democratic president come January USA speech to thank supporters and talk and sweeping terms of the inclusiveness of the next generation of politics. The crowd chanted twenty twenty four after the announcement expressing the hope that the thirty eight year old will run again for NPR news. I'm Jennifer winger in south. Bend the next votes. Take Place Tuesday. When fourteen states hold primaries as well as American Samoa Americans who live overseas will also be able to balance public health officials in Washington. State have announced a second death related to Kovic Nineteen. The death is linked to a nursing home outside Seattle. Three more patients have tested. Positive are in critical condition. We'll stone reports the patient who died after contracting. The virus is described as a male in his seventies who had underlying health conditions the other cases involving Life Care Center in Kirkland east of Seattle are also among people in their seventies or older with underlying health conditions. The nursing facility has been under quarantine since cases first emerged there. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has sent a team to help investigate. Meanwhile a community college has called off classes in order to disinfect. It's campus that's after discovering some students and faculty visited the Nursing Home There are also other cases of Cova nineteen in Washington that are not related to the nursing facility for NPR news. I'm wellstone in Seattle. A federal judge in Washington says acting citizenship and Immigration Services Director. Cancun Cinelli was unlawfully appointed to his position. Npr's James DUBEC reports anti immigration hard liner Ken Coochie. Nellie is one of many officials in an acting position in the trump administration he's been leading the US citizenship and Immigration Services Agency within the Department of Homeland Security since his appointment last summer. Now Judge Randolph. Moss SAYS THE WAY. Kucha took that position was illegal. The judge says that because Kuching Lee was not appointed lawfully. He did not have the authority to shorten the time. Asylum-seekers have to prepare for interviews with immigration officials. The Department of Homeland Security says. It disagrees with the court's Decision. And we'll be looking closely at the ruling James DUBEC. Npr news this is NPR news from Washington a fight over the leadership of the Koga Indian set nation in Seneca Falls New York lead to arrest this weekend Celia Clark from member station W. S. K. G. reports that is viewed calmer years-long long conflict between traditional leaders and those recognized by the US government. The cause of this conflict goes back over a decade and involves the site of several buildings. The leader of the federally recognized. You Can Nation Council recently ordered the late night takeover and demolition of a dozen buildings under the control of the Traditionalist Unity Council they included a schoolhouse and longhouse used for traditional ceremonies. That leader said it was done to reclaim property. Stolen from the nation. The traditional leaders called the destruction of the buildings acts of terrorism and treason against the Cuyahoga nation. New York. Senator Chuck Schumer has called on the Justice and Interior Department to investigate the destruction of the buildings for NPR news. I'm Celia Clark. In Ithaca. Israel holds another election tomorrow the third and under a year. This follows to inconclusive votes in April and September prime minister. Benjamin Netanyahu is Israel's longest serving prime minister opinion polls show neither his right-wing Likud party nor the centrist blue and white party will attract enough voters for a governing majority in parliament net new faces charges of bribery breach of trust and fraud. Uruguay has a new president. Conservative LOUIS SLOW. Call was inaugurated today after fifteen years of left-wing rule. I'm Nora Raum. Npr News in Washington.
NPR News: 03-02-2020 3AM ET
"Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Nora Raum. People to judge is ending his bid for the White House. The thirty eight year old former mayor of South Bend Indiana cancelled a rally in Dallas and flew his hometown to make the announcement. Npr's Sam greenglass reports two days before Super Tuesday. The openly gain navy reserve veteran said he had a responsibility to consider the impact of staying in the race. He also recognized the historic weight of his candidacy. We send a message to every kid out there wondering if whatever marks them out as different means they are somehow destined to be less than to see that someone who wants felt that exact same way can become a leading American presidential candidate with his husband at his side. Buddha judge finished in a virtual tie for first in Iowa but struggle to gain traction with voters of Color Buddha judges exit could mean a boost for former vice president Joe Biden who has also been courting moderate voters Sam Greenglass. Npr News Dallas. The next votes take place tomorrow. When fourteen states hold primaries as well as American Samoa Americans who live overseas will also be able to cast ballots a second person has died in the US from the corona virus also in Washington state senior economic analyst. Mark Hamrick with BANKRATE DOT COM says. The outbreak is likely to affect the US economy for some time as the outbreak spreads in the US. It remains to be seen. What kind of impact? It will have on consumers and businesses. I think among the key questions are well we quarantines orwell consumers essentially shelter in place trying to avoid being exposed. I think the biggest concern. Globally of course has been on the supply chains or the ability to manufacture products in a globally interconnected economy and this has affected companies. Like Coca Cola and apple really depends on the extent of the outbreak and how governments react worldwide more than eighty eight thousand people have been infected with the virus the vast majority in China a federal judge in Washington. Dc says acting citizenship and Immigration Services Director Cancun. Cinelli was unlawfully appointed his position. Npr's James DUBEC reports anti immigration hard liner Ken Coochie. Nellie is one of many officials in an acting position in the trump administration he's been leading the US citizenship and Immigration Services Agency within the Department of Homeland Security since his appointment last summer. Now Judge Randolph. Moss SAYS THE WAY. Kuching took that position was illegal. The judge says that because Kuching really was not appointed lawfully. He did not have the authority to shorten the time. Asylum-seekers have to prepare for interviews with immigration officials. The Department of Homeland Security says. It disagrees with the court's and we'll be looking closely at the ruling. James DUBEC. Npr news this is NPR a fight over leadership of the Yoga Indian nation. In Seneca Falls New York lead to arrest this weekend Celia Clark from member station W. S. K. G. reports. The cause of this conflict goes back over a decade and involves the site of several buildings. The leader of the federally recognized Cayuga Nation Council. Recently ordered the late night takeover and demolition of a dozen buildings under the control of the Traditionalist Unity Council they included a schoolhouse and longhouse used for traditional ceremonies. That leader said it was done to reclaim properties. Stolen from KU nation. The traditional leaders called the destruction of the buildings acts of terrorism and treason against the Cuyahoga nation. New York. Senator Chuck Schumer has called on the Justice and Interior Department to investigate the destruction of the buildings for NPR news. I'm Celia Clark. In Ithaca South Korean military officials say North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles into the sea today. And what appears to be a resumption of weapons demonstrations they say? It's not clear whether the weapons were ballistic or rocket artillery North Korean leader. Kim Jong UN has been promising to bolster his nuclear deterrent because of the stalled nuclear talks with the US. Israel is holding another election the third in under a year. This fall is to inconclusive votes in April and September prime minister. Benjamin Netanyahu is Israel's longest serving prime minister opinion polls show neither his right wing. Likud party nor the centrist blue and white party will attract enough votes for a governing majority in parliament. I'm Nora Raum. Npr News in Washington.
NPR News: 02-24-2020 1AM ET
"Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Nora Raum. President trump is on his way to India for a rally in the home. State of Prime Minister Narendra Modi last year trump hosted mody for a healthy mody rally in Texas Monday. Mody returns the favor with a non state trump rally which means hello trump in Hindi. Npr's Lauren Fair is there. It's billed as the world's largest cricket stadium seating more than one hundred thousand people and it's hosting anonymous state trump rally their Indian school groups families and Indian Americans who've made the trend president trump will first visit the Riverside Ashram of India's freedom leader Mahatma Gandhi and then inaugurate this newly renovated stadium with Prime Minister Narendra Modi by his side. This is Modi's home state and the streets between the airport and stadium are lined with tens of thousands of cheering Indians. This trump's first official trip to India. He'll visit the Taj Mahal this evening before heading to the capital. New Delhi for talks about trade and military cooperation Tuesday Lauren for NPR news and Ahmedabad India. Buddha judges continuing his campaign to win the Democratic primary after losing in Nevada to Bernie Sanders from member station W. Amu Daniela chess. Low reports the former South Bend Indiana mayor contrasted himself with Sanders. At an appearance in Virginia at a rally in Arlington Peed. Buddha judge said he would lower the cost of healthcare. Crackdown on guns and increase affordable. Housing supporters waited for hours to hear him in High School Stadium. They held up posters with his face printed on them and some cover themselves in Pete shirts and pins but several people at the rally said they were still making up their minds. Virginia holds primaries on March. Third Super Tuesday Danila Czeslaw of member station W. Amu Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and his fellow monetary policy makers have been upbeat about the economic outlook but Steve Bucknor reports. They're sounding increasingly wary of the potential drag from the corona virus are loath to sound panicky but for weeks. They've carefully monitored the disease and with China closing plants they are increasingly worried about spillover effects on the US lost exports to China or one concern Richmond Federal Reserve President. Tom Bargain also warns of shortages of imported Chinese. Parts of everything gets up the speed of the next few weeks. It will be a minor bump that issue if you're out for months then you've got a more significant impact on probably ten to fifteen percent of the economy. Barkan says the Fed should not rush to cut interest rates after lowering them three times last year for NPR news. I'm Steve Back. Ner health officials say that since the outbreak began in December more than seventy seven thousand people have been infected in China within twenty. Five hundred have died this is. Npr News Police. In Haiti marched in the streets of port-au-prince the capital Sunday demanding better pay and working conditions. The protests came on the first day of Carnival. Demonstrators say the impoverished country shouldn't be spending on carnival when it can't afford to pay the police better. The country is also going through a political crisis. The president has been ruling by decree since the parliament. Shut DOWN AFTER. The country failed to hold new elections a California man who called himself. A daredevil has died in a rocket launch gone wrong. Npr's James DUBEC reports. Mike you said he wanted to prove the earth was flat. Video from the launch Saturday in Bar Sto California shows Hughes's steam powered rocket taking off seconds later a parachute detached in less than a minute. The rocket itself fell to the ground. This was Hughes's third launch in a homemade rocket. Justin Chapman a journalist who took the video says Hughes who promoted himself. As daredevil was drawn to stunts he was driven by this compulsion to do extraordinary things and inspire people as he put it eventually. Hughes intended to fly to the edge of space in a combination balloon rocket to see if the Earth was actually flat. James toback NPR. News Jerry deliberations in the trial of Harvey Weinstein are scheduled to resume in New York. Monday the former Hollywood producers on trial for five crimes including predatory assault and rape last week. Jurors said they couldn't agree on some of the charges. They were told to keep trying. I'm Nora Raum. Npr News in Washington.
NPR News: 02-09-2020 7PM ET
"Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Jeanine herbst. Presidential candidates are jamming in as many campaign stops as they can in New Hampshire today. Day ahead of Tuesday's primary. NPR's Scott detro- is there as former vice president. Joe Biden and former South Bend Indiana people to Judge Spar over which one of the best mirrors the political movement led by former president. Barack Obama Senator Bernie Sanders is making a different pitch. He told supporters in Plymouth today. That as president he will overhaul healthcare immigration an educator channeled care energy policy and the criminal justice system just to name a few areas of the government and the economy. He wants to change sanders campaign. Says it's volunteers. Knocked on one hundred fifty thousand door Saturday. Meanwhile several polls show Senator Amy Klobuchar gaining ground at the last minute as moderate voters. Look over Their choices in a muddled field Scott detro- NPR news traveling with the Sanders campaign in New York City. back-back shootings in the Bronx by the same gunmen have left two police. Police officers wounded authorities say. The suspect shot an officer and a police van last night and then today opened fire inside a precinct building wounding. Another both are expected to fully recover mayor. Bill de Blasios calling it an attempted assassination. These officers handled such a horrific situation with heroism with with extraordinary skill. Thank God that each and every one of them will be okay. The gun is in custody. Police Commissioner Dermott Hermit Shay says. The gunman was paroled in two thousand seventeen after serving more than a decade in prison on an attempted murder charge. Swiss voters have overwhelmingly approved proved a new law that makes it illegal to discriminate against LGBTQ people. The Swiss parliament already approved it but opponents collected enough signatures for a country wide referendum. This shlein has more under the new law. People who publicly incite hatred or discrimination against people based on their sexual orientation tation would face criminal charges more than sixty three percent of Swiss. Voters said they will no longer tolerate homophobia in their country. LGBT campaigners say the result is clear signal against hatred right wing opponents say they will keep a close eye on the implementation of the law to make sure their freedom. Freedom of expression isn't violated backers of the referendum. Say They have nothing to fear as long as their speech is respectful of others for NPR. News you unleash line. In Geneva the Ninety Second Academy Awards the Oscars gets underway in about an hour. The dobie theater in Los Angeles they ever to win. Best picture the World War One drama. Nineteen seventeen director. Sam Mendes dedicated it to his grandfather but the comedic thriller from South Korea Parasite Light is also a favourite for best picture. If it does win it would be a first for a foreign language film to win that award. You're listening to. NPR News in Australia. Torrential rain south of Sydney today put out a major wildfire but it also caused widespread flooding. The curl on fire has destroyed three hundred twelve homes and burned one point two million acres over the past two and a half months. The state emergency service reported six flood rescues overnight near Grafton. That's that's north of Sydney this. After meteorology meteorologist rather issued a severe weather warning along most of the New South Wales Coast and parts of Queensland to the north with heavy arraigned damaging winds abnormally high tides damaging surf forecast so far wildfires around the country have left at least thirty three people dead and destroyed more than three thousand thousand homes in Florida tonight. NASA and the European Space Agency or launching a device that is setting if scientists a new look at son in in a New Light. NPR's James Dick has more on the solar orbiter. Scientists want to learn more about how the Sun's North and South poles effect space weather but up until now we've only viewed the sun straight on at its equator. The solar orbiter is set to travel around the Sun at an angle to view the two polls NASA NASA scientists Horizon Eva's Chia says the mission will also help protect satellites and astronauts and space. Oh call with these mission is to understand our. I'm I'M GONNA forward to be able to predict the by ability and protect the solar orbiters scheduled to make twenty two orbits around the Sun On. Its ten year mission. James Dubec N._p._R.. News Washington Asian markets are trading lower at this hour. The Asia Dow down about a half percent. I'm Janine Herbst N._P._R. News.