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"From NPR news. I'm Janine Herbs. Some members of the board that oversees the U. S. Capitol Police will testify before Congress today on their role tied to the January six insurrection. And here's Claudia glee Solace reports. The entire board hasn't appeared before. Lawmakers since 1945. Republicans on the House Administration committee called for the hearing in the wake of concerns over the board's role overseeing Capitol police. The board's voting members are comprised of the House and Senate sergeant at Arms and the architect of the Capitol. But Senate sergeant at arms carrying Gibson will not appear in person before the committee. That means the board streak of not testifying together before Congress since 1945 remains in place. However, how Sergeant at arms. William Walker, who was sworn into his role last month after serving as the head of the D C National Guard, will appear before the panel along with the architect of the Capitol, J. Brett Blanton. Claudia Chrysalis. NPR NEWS Washington New York attorney. A state attorney general's office says its investigation of the Trump Organization is expanding NPR's child. Snyder reports. The investigation is now considering potential financial crimes. A spokesman for New York attorney General Leticia James issued a statement saying her offices expanding what had been a civil investigation. It is now pursuing criminal violations, along with the Manhattan district attorney, James is offices it has notified the Trump Organization. The former president has previously said James's investigation is politically motivated. NPR's Giles Snyder reporting the law enforcement officer who's fatally shot a black man in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, won't face charges or lose their jobs as well. Michael's from member station W. N. C reports. The local district attorney says the killing of Andrew Brown Jr was justified. Passports. A county sheriff says deputies were attempting to serve search and arrest warrants when they closely surrounded Brown's car and told him to put his hands up. District Attorney Andrew Womble claims Brown then began to use the car as a deadly weapon. When he tried to get away. He had two choices he could comply. He could try to flee. When he tried to flee. He put their lives in danger. Marble said he did not know if any deputies were injured. He shared about 45 seconds of body camera footage, but would not show more video or provide a copy of the investigation. Attorneys for the Brown family are demanding the release of both for NPR News. I'm will Michael's in Elizabeth City in India, the country's biggest vaccine producer, the Serum Institute. Says it won't be able to export vaccines until the end of the year. Countries that have already placed orders and paid or angry, but India says it needs the vaccines for his own citizens. The number of new Corona virus infections is falling, but the country said a new daily record for deaths at 4521 This is NPR Live from news 87 in Houston. I'm Kyra Buckley. Houston schools will no longer be able to require masks after June. 4th Governor Greg Abbott has issued an order banning school district statewide from requiring face coverings and government reporter Andrew Schneider says public schools and universities are moving quickly to comply. Houston eyes do. You should've brief public statement saying that it intends to comply with the governor's order and is awaiting further guidance from the Texas Education Agency. Spring branch Eyes D appears prepared to move more quickly. It issued a statement saying its board of trustees will meet next Monday. They're expected to take action on a resolution making masks optional As of May, 25th. Likewise, the University of Houston has issued a statement saying masks would no longer be required on campus. However, the university continues to encourage the wearing of face coverings, particularly for individuals who are not fully vaccinated. I'm Andrew Schneider in Houston. Houstonians are debating the future of the police department as the city maps out next year's budget. As news 88 sevens Jen Rice tells us the new chief and some community members want to move in opposite directions. Mayor Sylvester Turner's plan boosts the police budget by around $30 million and ads around 200 officers. Violent crime has increased over the past year with murders up around 40%. HPD chief Troy Fenner says Houston needs more cops on the streets. You have to be practical and look at your cities. We need more police and we don't need much more funding. But Brandon Mac elite organizer with black lives matter, Houston was one of a dozen people who called in to ask for cuts. I am urging the members of the Houston City Council to not increase the budget for Houston Police Department Into instead allocate funds for other areas such a neighborhood, Houston Health Department libraries and used them family services. We do not need more police police reform advocates say boosting community resource is does more to fight crime and reduce violence than adding more police. I'm generous in Houston. Harris County has lowered the cove in 19 threat level in our region, Judge Lena Hidalgo says, because of the number of people getting vaccinated, combined with decreasing covert hospitalizations. The threat is moving from red to orange. I'm confident. I really trust that.
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"News. I'm Janine Herbs on Capitol Hill. House Republicans today voted to remove Congresswoman Liz Cheney as their conference chair as NPR's Barbra's front reports. This comes this retaliation for her relentless criticism of former President Donald Trump. This was the second time this year, Cheney face to vote from House Republicans to remove her from her leadership role. The votes follow Chaney's rebukes of Trump for his false claims of a stolen election and his actions surrounding the January six insurrection. Cheney doubled down on her criticism after the voice vote to oust her. I will do everything I can to ensure that the former president never again gets anywhere near the Oval Office. We have seen the danger. Uh, that he continues to provoke with his language. We have seen his lack of commitment and dedication to the Constitution, Cheney added. The nation needs a quote Strong Republican Party and said she's committed to leading the fight. Barbara Sprint. NPR NEWS, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending the Fizer covert 19 vaccine for kids as young as 12 that matches the FDA is decision to expand vaccine use. As NPR's Ping Wang reports it opens the path to vaccinate younger people around the country. The CDC is Vaccine Advisory Committee discussed the risks of giving the visor vaccine to adolescence. No serious side effects were seen in clinical trials. Instead, it was common for kids 12 to 15 to be tired and head achey a few days after getting the shot here's doctor You von Maldonado and non voting committee member These vaccines are eliciting an immune response that can cause some local reactions like pain and sometimes low grade fevers. But those are short lived, and in the end, they provide an immune response. Two protection against disease. The group found these side effects to be minor compared with the rare but serious health issues and some teens I get coded Ping hung NPR news on Wall Street stocks were down sharply by the clothes. It was the third straight day of losses and the Dow posted its worst day since January. NPR's David Gara has more Prices surged last month. They were up 4.2% from a year earlier. That is more than economists expected, and it led to a sell off on Wall Street. Trading was volatile with the S and P 500 down 2.1% and the NASDAQ Down 2.7%. The Dow fell nearly 2%. Shares of technology companies slid the most. The Fed chair and the Treasury secretary say these price increases our temporary They're part of the economy reopening. But investors are concerned that inflation will become difficult to reverse and the Fed might raise rates. David Gora NPR NEWS New YORK U. S futures contracts to trading in positive territory at this hour. Dow futures contract up about 3/10 of a percent NASDAQ futures contract is also paroled. 3/10 of a percent You're listening to NPR news. Global shortage of computer chips is still plaguing automakers, which are cutting production as they await shipment's. Ford is warning it expects to make only have the normal number of vehicles from now through June. And promoters and others stop making some of their smaller cars and SUVs and diverted chips to the higher profit pickup trucks and big SUVs. The World Health Organization is clear quote clearly unfit to prevent a future pandemic. That's among the conclusions of an independent review commissioned by the nation's belonging to the W H O, But the panel is equally critical of country governments. NPR's married, Eisenman reports. The independent panel is led by former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark and former Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. It finds that the W show was too slow to declare the Corona virus pandemic a global health emergency and that even after the call was made national governments wasted weeks that should have been spent taking steps to prevent the spread of the virus moving forward. The panel recommends that member states empower the W H O to investigate future budding pandemics. Without waiting for permission from the affected country. The authors also call on wealthy nations to donate two billion covert 19 vaccine doses to low income countries by the end of the year. Read. Eisenman. NPR NEWS Asian markets a trading lower at this hour The Nikkei, the main market in Japan, down nearly 1.5%. The Asia doll was down about Ah, half percent. Crude oil prices were hired by the clothes gaining 80 cents to end the day at $66.8 a barrel..
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"I'm Janine Herbs. The commerce secretary says the U. S economy still has a long way to go to recover from the Corona virus pandemic. MPR's Joel Rose. Reports Gina Raimondo says a fear and lack of affordable child care are preventing many Americans from returning to work. A disappointing jobs report released last week shows that the U. S economy fell far short of expectations in April. Republicans blame that on enhanced unemployment aid, which they say is discouraging Americans from looking for work. But Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo says there's no data to support that argument. Here she is on CBS is face the nation. People are still telling us the number One reason they're not going back to work is is fear due to the virus. And more people were looking for work last month and the month before. Israel's Supreme Court says it's canceled tomorrow's hearing on possible evictions of Palestinians from Jerusalem neighborhood. A new date will be set within 30 days. This comes after Israeli police and Palestinians clashed on the most sacred night of the year in the Muslim calendar. Medics say Around 90. Palestinians were wounded NPR's Daniel Estrin reports. Skirmishes with police have taken place throughout Ramadan. In Jerusalem, tens of thousands of worshippers held prayers at the Al Aqsa mosque outside Jerusalem's Old city. Large Palestinian crowds chanted some threw rocks and water bottles at police. Palestinian medics said Palestinians were wounded. Police fired stun grenades and rubber coated bullets. Police had some officers were wounded the day before, more than 200. Palestinians and several Israeli police officers were wounded. There are concerns of more violence on Monday. Daniel Estrin NPR news Churchill Downs, the home of the Kentucky Derby suspended Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert afterward that Medina spirit, the Derby winning horse, Baffert trained failed a post race drug test from member station W F Pl Ryan Van Bells, ER has more Seven time Kentucky Derby winning trainer Bob Baffert is once again facing allegations that one of his horses failed a post race drug test at a Sunday morning press conference outside his barn, Baffert said Medina spirit tested positive for the drug better method zone. That's the same drug found in the system of another Baffert trained horse that was disqualified from the Kentucky Oaks last year. The anti inflammatory drug is legal, but Baffert says the horse tested above acceptable limits. Officials have not yet confirmed the tests. But if the findings are upheld, Medina spirit could be officially disqualified from the Kentucky Derby. Following the announcement, Churchill Downs immediately suspended Baffert from entering any horses at the track for NPR News. I'm Ryan vandalism. Effort tonight all wrongdoing and promised to cooperate with the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission during the investigation. This is NPR news. This is W N Y. C. Good evening on my own. Levinson. A shooting in Times Square on Saturday that resulted in three people injured has some hospitality industry leaders concerned about the city's ability to bounce back from the pandemic. BJ Don Tapani heads the Hotel Association of New York City and says officials can't afford to downplay crime. If they want tourists to return every tourist before they set out. Looks to see. Is it a safe place when I get robbed, But I could mug well. I get shot and killed. These are factors that need to be addressed. Tehran The NYPD says there's been 448 shooting incidents in the city so far this year. That's up sharply from 241 incidents by this point just a year ago. We're just about a month to go before a New Yorkers choose a new mayor W N. Y. C set out to hear from people about what they're thinking about the race. China. Hagler is a teacher from Crown Heights. She says she's undecided about who to support for mayor but is very clear about who isn't getting her vote. I know that I am not voting for Andrew Yang said that I know I don't know He hasn't been in the city and I don't think that he knows what's going on in the city. And I feel like if you Running for mayor. You should have been living here, you know, voted in our local.
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"FM and AM a 20. NPR News in the New York conversation. Lie from NPR news. I'm Janine Herbs at the town hall focusing on the pandemic. In Milwaukee tonight, President Biden is expected to push his $1.9 Trillion pandemic relief package, which he's urging Congress to pass. NPR's Tamara Keith says the White House has to convince both parties. The other thing they have to worry about, though, is also keeping all of the Democrats in line. Because they have the narrowest of margins in the house and the Senate. They want to use a procedure that requires, you know 50 50 plus one in the Senate. And the White House is upping the number of covert 19 vaccines that will send two states this week, and it's nearly doubling the number of doses it sends to pharmacies. Meanwhile, FEMA opened its first covert 19 mass vaccination sites today in Los Angeles and Oakland, California. Areas that are especially hard hit by the Corona virus Pandemic. Severe weather, though, hampered vaccination efforts in other parts of the country, forcing the cancelation of some mass inoculation events, and the weather has delayed Cove in 19 vaccine shipments to Kansas. According to state health officials. Jody for Tino of member Station Casey, you are has more Kansas Department of Health and Environment secretary doctor lead, Norman says Monday and Tuesday. Shipments can now be expected to arrive later this week. For days, temperatures have hovered near zero and utility companies implemented rolling blackouts across the region. Norman believes the state will be able to stay on track with its vaccination efforts. If it gets in your state. We're gonna push it out. But keep in mind that so much now doesn't come into Kansas. I eat to our state agency and then get pushed out. It goes directly by FedEx ups, etcetera directly the vaccinating sides, Norman says. Despite the delay, he still expecting 90,000 doses from the federal government. For NPR News. I'm Jodi for Tino in Kansas City, Wall Street End of the day in mixed territory, the Dow gaining 64 points. The NASDAQ was down 47 the S and P 500 down too. You're listening to NPR news. This is W when my C in New York I'm Shawn Carlson. New Yorkers with upcoming vaccine appointments at Mount Sinai are receiving cancelation notices this week. As Caroline Lewis reports, the situation is distressing for those who booked well in advance. Those second does appointments will still be fulfilled. An insider at the hospital network says the move likely impacts thousands of patients and employees do to new expansions ineligibility. They'll now be competing against 3.2 million people for first dose. One Upper West Sider, said she booked her March 3rd appointment in early January. She's frustrated that Mount Sinai simply told her toe look elsewhere, given that many essential workers and older adults are still awaiting their first dose. Cancelations mean members of at risk groups are now at the back of the line. The NYPD is resisting calls from the empty A to put even more cops in the subway system, saying they've already added 500 more officers, and that follows the stabbings of four customers on the A line over the weekend, two of them fatally. Least Commissioner Dermot Shea told New York one today. The officers are working overtime or were redeployed from other assignments, and we're going to do everything we can to keep people safe. But more importantly, Pat When you look at the numbers to make people feel safe, she says. Despite a series of recent high profile attacks, crimes in the transit system actually felt last December compared to 2019. The empty A on Sunday requested a total of 1000 additional police officers for subways and Hey, says name Y P D will continue to the monitor transit crimes and reevaluated three sources but believes current staffing levels are sufficient. Your city has a generous program to help candidates raise money to run for public office. The campaign Finance board says it's doled out $39 million to date, the most in its history. These air matching funds for the hundreds of candidates running for City Council mayor, controller and more. The CFB matches campaigns 8 to 1 that they raise a certain amount on their own from local small time donors. This payout covers fund raising from the last half of 2020. Both Eric Adams and Scott Stringer qualified for public funds in the mayor's race. And the numbers show that the candidates in the two upcoming special elections for City Council seats in the Bronx are competing hard for.
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"In washington i'm janine herbs president trump is imposing additional economic sanctions against iran in response to tehran downing u._s. military drone calling around actions aggressive treasury secretary steve mnuchin says these are on top of already crushing sanctions that are in force against iran are highly highly effective on locking up the iranian economy is the president said we look forward to a time in releasing sanctions if they're willing to negotiate around hardline state media says the sanctions are based on fabricated excuses the trump administration wants international partners to join forces to increase maritime security in the strait of hormuz that's the area where the u._s. says ron attacked two oil tankers recently tehran denies that claim president trump today said other countries including china and japan should protect their own oil tankers in that key waterway texas congresswoman says the federal government is removed most of the children from a remote u._s. customs and border patrol station after reports that there were hundreds of children held without adequate food water and sanitation associated press reports congresswoman veronica escobar says there are thirty children left at that facility near el paso as of today it's not clear where all the children were moved to meanwhile border patrol agents have found four bodies by the rio grande in texas rio grande valley texas public radio's rinaldo leon ios junior has more the will county sheriff eddie get tweet last night saying that border patrol agents came across four bodies by the rio grande southeast of a wildlife management area the f._b._i.'s leading the investigation and says that three of the deceased our children and the other is an adult woman the f._b._i. says it appears they were undocumented immigrants and as of right now there are no signs of file play the agency also says it appears died from dehydration and heat exposure but the next step will be to conduct an autopsy authorities will contact the appropriate consulate and the consulate notify their relatives last year there were two hundred eighty three deaths across the southern border with a majority of them happening in the rio grande valley for n._p._r. news and the leonids junior in mission texas democratic presidential candidate bernie sanders released a plan to eliminate all student debt n._p._r.'s daniel kirkland explains sanders today released a plan to eliminate one point six trillion dollars in student debt the plan.
Pakistan's Imran Khan sworn in as prime minister
"Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Janine herbs, former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has died after a short illness in Switzerland. He was eighty years old. Lisa Shlein reports that Annan who was born in Ghana was the first black African secretary general of the UN and a Nobel peace prize winner. Tributes pouring in praising Kofi Annan as a tireless champion of peace and inadequate for human rights. After his retirement is UN secretary general. He moved to Switzerland where he created the Kofi Annan foundation to further the cause of peace and security. The many people who knew him described an-and as a compassionate warm, brilliant man who cared greatly about others. We soc line reporting from Geneva as jurors are set to resume deliberations and Paul manafort's financial fraud trial in Virginia. On Monday, the judge is taking an unusual step to protect their privacy. And here's Amy held reports U S District judge. ES
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"The new york conversation live from npr news in washington i'm janine herbs china says the us has ignited the largest trade war and economic history npr's jim zarroli reports that comments came after the us made good on its threats to slap tariffs on thirty four billion dollars worth of chinese imports in a blistering letter from the ministry of commerce china's said the us tariffs violate world trade organization rules it also said they pose a grave threat to the security of global industry and to value chains the trump administration is imposed tariffs on a range of imported machinery and industrial components beijing retaliated with tariffs on us goods such as electric vehicles and on agricultural products like soybeans the trump administration has said it's ready to step up the pressure on china with even more tariffs and beijing in turn has threatened to make life difficult for us companies doing business in the country jim zarroli npr news new york diplomats from iran and five world powers met in vienna today discussing the steps necessary to preserve the nuclear deal with tehran following the withdrawal of the united states you foreign policy chief frederica marini says the diplomats reaffirmed their commitment to the two thousand fifteen deal known as the joint comprehensive plan of action or jcp oa the participants recognised that in return for the inflammation by iran of its nuclear related commitments the lifting of sanctions including the economic dividends arising from it constitutes an essential part of the the jcp away is meant to stop iran from developing nuclear weapons the president trump pulled the us out of the deal saying he felt it wasn't strong enough altria was higher by the closing bell the dow up ninety nine points the nasdaq one hundred one the s and p five hundred up twenty three points you're listening to npr news from washington and.
Afghanistan: Government building attacked in Jalalabad, at least 10 dead
"I'm guy rise coming up as we age i think that we are afraid of suffering most people do live longer we've got to do something that nobody has today it's something that you did not think would ever be possible but it's not inconceivable longevity happened so you have to wonder what will my future be this episode the fountain of youth i the news live from npr news in washington i'm janine herbs president trump says he is working to protect jobs in china tweeting today that he is intervening to help a chinese company that his own administration has punished and peers camilo domino ski reports it's a surprising reversal you may not have heard of z t e you've probably seen their budgets smartphones on the shelves the company got in trouble two years ago for violating us sanctions on iran north korea is e t e agreed to discipline employees who were involved but the us government says the company lied enhancement bonuses instead of reprimands the commerce department punished the company last month banning it from buying us goods then trump tweeted that he's working on a way for z t e to get back into business fast he wrote quote too many jobs in china lost democratic congressman adam schiff responded that us intelligence has flags z t as a cyber security threat adding quote you should care more about our national security than chinese jobs camille domino ascii npr news militants have carried out an attack on a government building in the eastern afghanistan city of jalalabad killing at least ten people and wounding dozens of others security forces killed several of the attackers after two of them carried out suicide bomb attacks near the building's entrance security forces rescued dozens of employees stuck in the building during that attack it's the latest in a series that has left hundreds killed or wounded since the beginning of the year the israeli military says it's beefing up its troops on the border with gaza anticipating large palestinian protests against tomorrow's opening of the us embassy to israel in jerusalem palestinians have been holding weeks of protests at the gaza border and during that time israeli troops killed at least forty nine protesters palestinians accused israel of excessive force israel says some of.
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"I'm lakshmi singh the volcanic eruption on hawaii's big island has pushed thousands out of their homes we'll check in on an emergency shelter where people are battling the elements we can't get a break between the fumes the lava the earthquakes and now we're the pouring rain and one man's path from prison to london's west end in macbeth describes so ambitious and you once he goes around the rumblings about gannon these all things i could directly connects you that's coming up i the news live from npr news in washington i'm janine herbs israeli and palestinian officials say gaza's main cargo crossing and fuel terminal are no longer operating after palestinian protesters set fire to them and demonstrations at the gaza israel border npr's daniel estrin reports israel is closing the cargo crossing indefinitely the cargo crossing is a lifeline for gaza it's where food medicines fuel and other goods enter gaza from israel palestinian protesters set the crossing on fire during a border protest friday a palestinian official who manages the crossing says damages are in the millions of dollars israel says the fuel terminal can no longer be used the main gas line is not operating and the crossing will be closed until repairs can be made israel blames the islamist group hamas in gaza for encouraging weeks of protests on the gaza border those protests are expected to culminate monday when the us open's its embassy to israel in jerusalem palestinians opposed the move and groups are are calling for protests outside the new embassy daniel estrin npr news gaza city at least one person is dead several others injured in a knife attack in paris police say the attacker is also dead and the identity of that person and the reason for the attack are unclear the foreign ministers of greece and macedonia are meeting with the us on boy today to work out a long running dispute over the use of the name macedonia joanna kakissis has more from athens the dispute began in nineteen ninetyone as you could slavia fell apart macedonia used to be a republic in yugoslavia so declared independence using the same name but greece has a province also called macedonia and more importantly the.
Israel bombs Gaza tunnel, closes key crossing after attack
"Live from npr news in washington i'm janine herbs israeli and palestinian officials say gaza's main cargo crossing and fuel terminal are no longer operating after palestinian protesters set fire to them in demonstrations at the gaza israel border and peers daniel estrin reports israel is closing the cargo crossing indefinitely the cargo crossing is a lifeline for gaza it's where food medicines fuel and other goods enter gaza from israel palestinian protesters set the crossing on fire during a border protest friday a palestinian official who manages the crossing says damages or in the millions of dollars israel says the fuel terminal can no longer be used the main gasline is not operating and the crossing will be closed until repairs can be made israel blames the islamist group hamas in gaza for encouraging weeks of protests on the gaza border those protests are expected to culminate monday when the us open's its embassy to israel in jerusalem palestinians opposed the move and groups are calling for pro tests outside the new embassy daniel estrin npr news gaza city at least one person is dead several others injured in a knife attack in paris police say the attacker is also dead and the identity of that person and the reason for the attack are unclear the foreign ministers of greece and macedonia are meeting with the us on void today to work out a long running dispute over the use of the name macedonia joanna kakissis has more from athens that dispute began in nineteen ninety one as you could slavia fell apart macedonia used to be republic in yugoslavia so it declared independence using the same name but greece has a province also called macedonia and more importantly the history of ancient macedonia and its most famous leader alexander the great are fundamental part of greek identity though more than a hundred countries have recognised macedonia under that name greece has blocked its entry into nato and the european union now greek leaders say they could.
Chemical weapons inspectors collect samples from Syria site
"I'm michelle martin we'll dig into the political news of the week and we'll also hear from journalists who still trying to make sense of what she saw on a two thousand sixteen campaign trail people have said oh i don't wanna relive that but i think that we have to plus remembering former first lady barbara bush as she's laid to rest mom got a su are difficult times with consistent take it to the bank unconditional but tough love that and my essay about barbara bush are all coming up but first this news live from npr news in washington i'm janine herbs in syria chemical weapons inspectors have visited a site in douma where an alleged chemical weapons tack on civilians prompted a retaliatory airstrikes from the us uk and france the team from the organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons collected samples for analysis and says it will evaluate the situation before considering next steps which include another possible visit to the city meanwhile un secretary general antonio tara says those responsible for that alleged weapons attack need to be held accountable walk leavings meeting unity clearly a war crime that should have robbed the face of at an informal meeting of the security council in sweden today gutierrez says the syrian conflict can only be resolved politically not militarily at the international monetary fund's spring meeting in washington dc today treasury secretary steve mnuchin and federal reserve chair jerome powell join counterparts warning the improved.
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"President trump says he will meet with north korea's kim jongun will ask the former diplomat what china thinks about that with so stunning about president trump's decision is that he is in many ways following china's li for saturday marks ten th this is all things considered from npr news i'm michelle martin we'll also talk with the state representative in florida about why she thinks arming teachers to put some students at risk studies show that many of our black and brown students are often seen as a threat and will ask the governor of connecticut why he's calling the nra a terrorist organization this really is an organization that is devoid of courage when it comes to making our nation's safer that's all coming up but first this news live from npr news in washington i'm janine herbs the justice department today filed new regulations that would ban the sale and manufacture of bumps stocks as empires carry johnson reports those of the devices that modify rifles to fire like automatic weapons las vegas shooter steven panic used bump stocks in his 2017 attack that left fifty eight people dead president donald trump called on the justice department to change its regulations and formerly banned bump stocks doj has now launched that process but supporters of gun safety say only congress can act senator dianne feinstein of california points out the bureau of alcohol tobacco and firearms has told lawmakers the agency lacks the authority to make that change on its own turning deregulation rather than congress means.
DOJ takes regulatory step towards bump stock ban
"Live from NPR News in Washington on Janine herbs, The Justice Department today filed new regulations that would ban the sale and manufacture of bumps stocks as an peers carry Johnson reports. Those are the devices that modify rifles to fire, like automatic weapons Las Vegas shooter. Steven panic used bump stocks in his 2017 attack that left fifty eight people dead President Donald Trump called on the Justice Department to change its regulations and formally banned bump stocks DOJ has now launched that process, but supporters of Gun Safety say only Congress can Act Senator Dianne Feinstein of California points out. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms has told lawmakers the agency lacks the authority to make that change on its own. Turning deregulation rather than congress means the issue could be tied up in court. She says, and bump stocks could continue being sold, carry Johnson NPR News, Washington Syrian government forces say they have taken more ground in the rebel-held and. On Clave of eastern Gouda human rights monitors, say hundreds of civilians have died since the government launched its offensive. Three weeks ago, The BBC Sebastian usher reports. Several sources say the troops have moved in even deeper and managed to cut off the two biggest towns in the region Duma and Harris data residents say the casualties amounting again in a town, we just twenty four hours ago. A convoy of eight was finally being delivered Syrian state media Rashawn troops inside the small town of Ms rubber in the center of eastern Gouta. The biggest rebel group Daesh al-Islam denies that its Phoolan But if Ms rubber is in government hands than the enclave will, in effect have been divided in half as well. The BBC, Sebastian usher Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is in Kenya but cancelled all of his public events today because he was feeling under the weather enters Aitor Peralta reports Tillerson is now feeling better and will continue his tour tomorrow. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has been on the world Wind Tower. Of Africa that has taken him to Ethiopia Djibouti and Kenya, The secretary spokesman said he was not feeling well after a long couple of days of dealing with quote major issues back home, such as North Korea, Tillerson was supposed to meet with embassy staff in Nairobi, and he was a postal, a wreath at a memorial for the 1998 US embassy bombing. The meeting with staff at the embassy has not been rescheduled. After Kenya, Tillerson will head the Chad and Nigeria, both strong allies in the US war against terrorism. It brought up in News Nairobi. Most Americans will lose an hour of sleep tonight as the majority of the country returns to daylight saving time clocks to be turned ahead one hour it to tomorrow morning The most do it before going to bed. But on all states, follow the time change including Hawaii, most of Arizona, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam, and the Northern Marianas. You're listening to NPR News From Washington. In Vancouver, thousands demonstrated against a pipeline expansion That would nearly triple the flow of oil from Canada's tar sands to the ocean. Indigenous leaders led the march. The Trans mountain pipeline expansion would dramatically increase the number of oil tankers traveling the shared waters between Canada and Washington State Prime Minister Justin Trudeau approved the project in late 2016 saying it was in Canada's best interest. Opponents though say it will increase the risks of oil spills and potential impacts on fish and other wildlife. Like anther is surpassed the one billion dollar mark in global box office sales Andrews, Windsor Johnston reports the latest super hurled blockbuster from marvel and Walt Disney is continuing to draw record crowds two movie theaters around the world. What. Black Panther is the first Marvel movie to earn one billion dollars Since Captain America's Civil War cleared a one point one billion dollars in ticket sales two years ago. The action flick featuring black Superheroes was pushed over the mark on its opening day in China earning nearly 23 million dollars. But it may have some competition. This weekend. Newcomer and fellow Disney film A wrinkle in time is making its debut. The film directed by Eva Duvernois has been highly anticipated since Disney made her the first ever black woman to direct a movie with a budget over one hundred million dollars. Windsor Johnston NPR News. I'm Janine Herbst and you're listening to NPR News From Washington.
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"Spread fear and was take our time this episode slowing down first this news live from npr news in washington i'm janine herbs south carolina republican congressman trade gouty says the release of a previously classified memo doesn't vindicate president trump in the russia investigation mass the president tweeted yesterday and fears bracken booker reports doughty and other republicans say the investigation into the trump campaign's possible connections with russians we'll continue speaking on cbs's face the nation sunday congressman gouty says he doesn't think the memo will impede the russia investigation i've actually don't think it has any impact on the rush approved that i was pretty under glare involved or the trashing of it he added he thinks the probe would exist even without a controversial unverified report compiled by a former british by there's is going to be a rusher probe either in without a dossier democrats worried the president will use the memo as a pretext to fire deputy attorney general rod rosenstein who is overseeing the russia investigation galluci who last week announced he is retiring from congress says he doesn't believe rosenstein should be fired brocton booker npr news washington senator richard blumenthal says all trains need positive train control now and that the country's rail life have to be made safer this after an amtrak train crashed into a freight train in south carolina this morning killing two workers and injuring more than one hundred ten ptc is an advanced system designed to automatically stop a train before certain accidents happen including trained to train collisions the head of the ntsb roberts i'm walt says pt deputy see rather could have helped in this crash claire ptc is designed an operational ptc system is designed.
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"I'm michelle martin and gloria allred she spent decades helping victims of sexual abuse tell their stories now we hear hers i can't undo what has happened to me but i can use that to help others plus the water crisis in capetown south africa the city could run out completely by april and the shortage is changing life now the town on the will of way o'hare cannot the wall that chocolate greatly and then britain's with the bucket that you've got first news live from npr news in washington on janine herbs roberts on wall the head of the ntsb says they are still looking for data recorders from both trains after an amtrak passenger train slammed into a freight train in south carolina this morning leaving two workers dead and more than one hundred ten injured but he says they do have the forward facing train from the amtrak train a camera rather from the amtrak train south carolina public radio's vince cold lugo has more authority say the passenger train was bound for miami from new york south carolina governor henry mcmaster gave a brief update on the situation at the emergency operations centre just a stone's throw from the side of the wreck she is a dream was was only track leaving later movement she is a ring nam track was hit south comes from new england his two presumed florida and the collision occurred has met crew is on the scene to clean up more than five thousand gallons of fuel that leaked from one of the engines or npr news i'm vince coal go in colombia.
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"A sort of energy flow through me that i'd never felt before as if i was a part of something greater than myself even at fourteen years old when i was desperately searching he became the leader of the movement but now works to combat hatred often by connecting people with those they think they hate so i've spent hours sitting with holocaustdeniers and holocaust survivors islamophobes and muslim families or imams homophobes and lgbtq communities and what happens inevitably is that a connection is made pizza leaney's new memoir is white american youth that's coming up on today's fresh air first news live from npr news in washington i'm janine herbs the us houses past another shortterm funding bill the willett boyd a partial government shutdown at midnight friday this stopgap bill would keep the government open for an additional four weeks and now goes to the senate where it faces an uncertain future president trump traveled to pennsylvania today to promote what he sees as the victories of his first year in office and fears dongguan you have reports drop often complains he doesn't get enough credit for successes so what a small factory outside pittsburgh he was promoting the economy and a jobless rate that's down to four point one percent african american unemployment is at its lowest level ever recorded he added female unemployment is at the lowest level in seven years the president was also lending support to the republican candidate in a march special congressional election it's been a gop see the democrats are spent any money in hopes of sending the president a message dongguan a npr news pittsburgh the senate has approved a sixyear extension of the foreign intelligence surveillance act house approved the measure last week in an august to the president for his signature that statute expires tomorrow the act allows the government to collect information about us citizens obtained in the course of surveillance a foreign nationals outside the us some lawmakers had objected to the measure as an infringement of privacy and.
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"Live from npr news in washington iin janine herbs and emotional cnn sutherland springs texas today as hundreds of people gathered at the first baptist church for the first worship service sent the gunman opened fire there last weekend killing twenty six after a memorial to those who died was opened in the building npr's russell lewis has more people here than lining up to walk inside the chapel to pay homage to those who who shot than those who were killed by the gunman there are white shares inside the chapel to note where each of the victims was found each of the chairs are white they have their names painted on the back of the chair and peers russell lewis reporting president trump is in the philippines the final leg of his nearly twoweek trip to asia safaris met with leaders of china japan south korea and vietnam and gave mixed signals on his position about russia interfering in the twenty ecksteen presidential election and fears amy held reports well trump expressed confidence in us intelligence agencies it also said russian president vladimir putin is sincere when he says russia didn't interfere on his way to hanoi trump suggested that the us intelligence community's assessment that russia did interfere was politically motivated trump called fired fbi director james comey and former head of the cia john brennan quote political hacks brennan appeared on cnn's state of the union and said by not confronting russian interference trump is giving putin a pass it demonstrates to mr putin the uh.
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"Npr news in washington on janine herbs army sergeant beaubourg doll has been given no prison time for walking off his army base in afghanistan in two thousand nine and was subsequently captured by the taliban and held prisoner for five years the judge also gave her a dollar dishonorable discharge to an reduced his ranked to private saying he has to forfeit ten thousand dollars of his pay the thirty one year old pleaded guilty to desertion and missed behavior before the enemy prosecutors had asked for a 14year sentence saying his actions put others at risk for dolls defence team though said he was dealing with mental health issues when he made the decision to leave the base as the investigation into russia interference with you as presidential election continues president trump insists there was no collusion with russia as an pierced hammer keith reports those remarks come as trump departs for nearly two weeklong trip to asia on the south lawn of the white house reporters asked president trump about the march 31st 2016 meeting where according to court documents an adviser to his campaign said he had russian connections and could arrange a meeting with russian president vladimir putin trump downplayed it another budget four remember much about at the time trump had been under pressure to name his foreign policy advisers and even tweeted out a photo of the meeting late last month the president boasted he has one of the great memories of all time temer keith npr news the white house china today rejected claims that its flooding the us with opioid drug such as fanta now enters anthony q and has more from beijing police counternarcotics official we xiaojin said at a press conference today that there's no evidence that most of the sentinels sold in the us comes from china although he admits some does make it into the us china has outlawed sentinel and many of its variance but produce shares crank out new forms of.
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"Live from npr news in washington on janine herbs the head of fema brock long says the state of florida will definitely take a hit from hurricane erma a categoryfour storm with maximum sustained winds of one hundred fifty miles an hour leases were also goes is still a question the forecast in indirect impacts of historian have yet to be determined because one it's a very powerful storm but the nature of the curve in that forecast after seventy two hours is going to be the key to see who who who gets the worst impacts here seeds of emergencies are up for the carolinas georgia and lawn says it's a complex forecast in that anyone in the southeast should be watching the storm closely florida's governor rick scott as urging people who are thinking of staying to leave saying the storm could be catastrophic meanwhile at least nineteen deaths are blamed on in the caribbean nine of them on the french part of the island of saint martin dutch king vilim alexander will fly to the dutch part of that island sunday to survey the damage power water and most communications were knocked out and although puerto rico escaped the full force of the storm and beers jason bogey and reports the cleanup could take awhile hurricane arri past just north of puerto rico's me islands snapping power lines in toppling cell phone towers the streets here littered with branches washed up debris power is slowly returning but many neighborhoods in san juan remain in the dark more than half the residents of this us territory lost their electricity when erma hit hundreds of thousands are still without power.
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"Live from npr news in washington i'm janine herbs the red cross has thirty seven thousand people stayed in shelters and southeast texas last night and officials in houston say around one thousand remain in the energy convention center downtown president trump and first lady malania toward that shelter today that's where a wonderful as trust suffers were slows it's been a wonderful given for the country watcher for the world it's a second visit to the state but the first time he met with evacuees and volunteers at the trump's later visited lake charles louisiana where he met with the state's governor and members of the national guard and volunteer rescue groups including the cajun navy a group of residents who took their own boats to houston help rescue people a wildfire in and around los angeles the broke out yesterday as already scorch nearly eight square miles one home is burn evacuation orders are up for more than seven hundred other homes as annual carson reports the fire comes during a long heat wave with the help of nightvision goggles firefighters dropped water from helicopters all night so the blaze couldn't reach any houses the dried out brush in the foothills is providing a perfect fuel for the fire it's been tough going trying to contain it threedigit temperatures aren't helping residents across southern california broke records for electricity demand since the heatwave began a week ago that caused transformers to explode creating power outages for thousands the company that manages california's power grid is asking people to conserve their energy use is little relief in sight forecasters say the heat will continue through next week.
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"Live from npr news in washington i'm janine herbs the senate today rejected a republican amendment to partially repeal the affordable care act with a twoyear delay to devise of replacement the final rhonda votes will be what is considered a skinny repeal which would only get rid of the unpopular parts of obama care including the requirement that indicated israel's carry health insurance or face fines president trump is banning transgender people from the us military he made the announcement today in a tweet citing what he says are tremendous medical costs sent disruption to the military archives flame president of the national center for transgender equality says it's a bad idea as an american i do not want military ready now it'd be decided by a non expert with a twitter fetish who um who doesn't come up with a pentagon about military ready but the white house says it was a military decision decision spokeswoman sarah huckabee sanders says it was made aid in consultation with members of trump's national security team the federal reserve has decided not to raise interest rates and fears john it's d has more in the statement following the meeting fed officials say that economic activity in the us has been rising moderately they note the job gains have been solid this year on the unemployment rate has declined has the us labour market continues to strengthen the fed is close to meeting its mandate to maximise employment however fed officials also note that inflation is running below the two percent target they think is best for supporting economic growth the concern about lagging inflation could pressure the fed to hold rates lower for a longer period fed officials do say that they plan to begin selling off some of the securities on their huge balance sheet relatively soon john it's sti npr news washington alstreet higher by the closing bell the dow up ninety seven points nasdaq up tennessee 500 up a fraction this is npr you're listening to double un my see in new york i'm jamie floyd connecticut governor donell malloy says the state's national guard at may not discriminate against transgender people his order today comes after president trump's tree tweet that transgender individuals shouldn't serve quote.