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NPR News: 01-30-2021 5PM ET

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04:39 min | 6 months ago

NPR News: 01-30-2021 5PM ET

"Live from npr news. I'm janine herbs. Maryland officials say they now have a case of the more transmissible strain of the corona virus first detected in south africa. The state's governor. Larry hogan says the patient is from baltimore. Who didn't travel internationally recently. Pointing possibly to community transmission to other cases were found in south carolina. This as vaccine manufacturer say some may not be as effective against the new strain. Npr's rob sign has more third or laboratory studies. That suggest the shots people are getting made not work as well against the variant from south africa and just in the last couple of days to drug companies reported some unnerving findings about two new vaccines. A company called novak's reported that its vaccine appears to be far less effective against that strange to and johnson and johnson reported the same thing about. It's one shot vaccine. Now now it's important to remember that scientists are stressing that all the vaccines still appear to provide pretty good protection and do appear to keep people from getting really sick and dying but the protection just doesn't look like it's quite strong. Npr's rob stein reporting the centers for disease control and prevention has issued a sweeping mandate requiring face masks on all public transportation. And here is amy held reports. The cdc order goes into effect monday night. It states that everyone older than a toddler must wear a properly fitting mask on planes trains boats taxis and buses within or headed to the us at hubs and during the ride there are exceptions including for brief periods of eating and drinking the order says operators can force travelers. Who refuse to mask up to get off and that failure to comply constitutes a violation of federal law. The cdc says public transportation continues to drive the spread of covid nineteen noting that some people who are infected never show symptoms at into the importance of universal masking. It follows president biden's executive order for federal agencies to take immediate action requiring masks on certain forms of travel. Amy held npr news. President biden is calling for the creation of a twenty first century version of the conservation corps to address the threat of climate change. Npr's nathan rot reports. The move is part of a larger agenda. Cray climate related jobs buried in the raft of executive actions biden. Signed in his first full week was a call to create a civilian klima court. The program which borrows from the depression era civilian conservation corps would look to put young americans to work on conservation and resilience projects including public. Land's improvements about diversity protection and buffering communities against the impacts of worsening climate change. Work won't start immediately. Biden is asked members of his cabinet to make a plan using existing appropriations and funds. A major jobs program would need support from congress nathan rowe. Npr news and you're listening to npr news. The publisher of manda gorman's upcoming books has ordered a first run of a million copies for each one as npr's neda ulaby reports. Two of those books are already bestsellers months in advance of their release ever since the twenty two year. Old poet in the crisp yellow coat took the stage at the inauguration. One day comes. We ask ourselves. Where can we find lights in this. Never ending shade. She's been a literary and pop cultural sensation her book. The hillary climb and other poems is the top seller on amazon and it does not even come out until september her other two books also to be published by penguin are each getting a million copy. I run to meet anticipated demand. What a good week it was for. Amanda gorman who also agreed to read at the super bowl and signed a contract with a top modeling agency netto libby. Npr news the un counter-terrorism chief is urging countries to repatriate the twenty seven thousand children who've been stranded in a massive camp in northeastern syria. Many are children of isis members who once controlled large swaths of iraq and syria ladder. Mayor voronkov told the us. Secure a un security council friday that the children are stranded abandoned and at risk of radicalization. And that the children are the responsibility of the member states and not syria of the nearly sixty two thousand people who live at al hawl the largest camp refugees and displaced syrians in the country. The majority are women and children. I'm janine herbst and you're listening to npr news.

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NPR News: 02-25-2021 8PM ET

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04:56 min | 5 months ago

NPR News: 02-25-2021 8PM ET

"Support for this. Npr podcast and the following message come from stanford children's health and lucille packard hospital stanford delivering nationally recognized treatments for pediatric urology and committed to providing compassionate care stanford children's dot org live from npr news. I'm janine herbs. The pentagon says u. s. military forces have conducted air strikes against infrastructure used by militant groups in eastern syria president biden order the strikes against iran backed militias in syria following rocket attacks against us forces in iraq. The us military says the strikes destroyed multiple facilities located at border. Control point used by iranian-backed militants. President biden spoke with saudi king. Solomon today for the first time since taking office. As npr's asia roscoe reports the call came ahead of the expected release of a report on the killing of journalists. Jamal shoji the white house. Says president biden and king saul ma talked about regional security as well as the importance of human rights. The white house. Readout of the call did not mention anything about saudi citizen and us base journalists jamal kashogi who was killed during a visit to a saudi consulate in turkey the declassified version of a us intelligence report on kashoggi's depth is expected to address the suspected role of saudi crown. Prince mohammad bin salman in the killing. The white house has said that biden plan to recalibrate the us relationship with saudi. Arabia biden has emphasized the focus on his counterpart king saul mon and not the crown. Prince aisha roscoe. Npr news the whitehouse state. Lawmakers in texas are holding the first of what will likely be many hearings in response to the catastrophic blackout. The grip the state last week during a major winter storm as most shell reports. They're hoping to figure out how to keep the power on lawmakers her frightening details about just how close texas got to catastrophic grid. Failure kurt morgan. Ceo of vista energy said the company's comanche peak nuclear power plant was about three minutes away from shutting down because the electric transmission system had become so unstable. He said that shutdown alone could have crashed the entire state grid. Maybe for weeks. We came dangerously close to lose in the entire electric system among the actions being considered by lawmakers in response to the blackouts are overhauling. The state's deregulated electricity. Market and better winterizing infrastructure. I most shell. In austin a former. Us olympic gymnastics coach. Who was facing two dozen. Felony charges including human trafficking and criminal. Sexual conduct has killed himself in michigan. John gathered who had ties to disgraced sports. Dr larry nassar was expected in court. Today prosecutors accused him of coercing girls to train at his elite jim and then abusing them. It was also charged with lying about nassar. Who's now serving defacto life sentence for among other things being a serial sexual abuser of young athletes wall street sharply lower by the close the dow down five hundred fifty nine points this is. npr news. Boeing is agreed to pay six point. Six million dollars in penalties after the federal aviation administration said it failed to comply with a twenty fifteen safety agreement. The penalties include five point. Four million dollars for not complying with an agreement to change its internal process to improve and prioritize regulatory compliance. And one point. Two billion to settle to pending. Fa enforcement cases. Nasa is holding a ceremony tomorrow to rename. Its headquarters as you all have reports. The building will now be known as the mary. W jackson headquarters building. Mary was the first black female engineer to work at the space agency. She was one of the so-called hidden figures group of women featured in the two thousand sixteen movie and book of the same name hidden. Figures refers to the african american engineers who worked in the west area computing unit of nasa's langley research center in hampton virginia. Once a segregated facility jackson was a mathematician an aerospace engineer in two thousand nineteen she posthumously received the congressional gold medal also in two thousand nine hundred nine the district of columbia designated the street in front of nasa headquarters as hidden figures. Way joe palca. Npr news durable goods. Shut up three point. Four percent last month to thanks to a surge in orders for civilian aircraft far more than economists were expecting factory orders for goods meant to last at least three years have risen for nine months in a row excluding transportation. Durable goods orders. Were up one point four percent. I'm jeanine herbst and you're listening to npr news.

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NPR News: 02-02-2019 7PM ET

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04:52 min | 2 years ago

NPR News: 02-02-2019 7PM ET

"NPR podcasts are now available on every major platform checkout all our shows at NPR dot org slash podcasts. That's NPR dot org slash podcasts. Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Janine herbs Virginia governor Ralph nor them says he won't step down after a racist yearbook photo surfaced on Friday, but as Whitney ovens from member station W C and Richmond reports his emigrant colleagues say a resignation maybe the only way to redeem himself state Democrats, including Virginia attorney general Mark herring have now called for his resignation democratic state legislator. Jeff born says, nor them has eroded the trust of Virginians the man Ralph northern can rehabilitate himself and make amends and attempt to rebuild the relationships that have broken down. But governor northern. That's beyond repair, nor them has denied being in a photo from his nineteen Eighty-four medical school yearbook that shows two people one dressed as a clansman and the other dressed in black face for NPR news. I'm Whitney Evans in Richmond. European leaders say they have created a work around US sanctions that would allow businesses to trade with Iran. Jixian row has more from Paris since President Donald Trump withdrew the US from the twenty fifteen Iran nuclear cord, any company doing business in Iran has faced the threat of harsh sanctions, France, Germany, and the UK have launched what they're calling insects as a way to avoid the embargo. The corporate entity is registered to the French finance ministry, and is supposed to be a transaction point to treat humanitarian goods with Iran outside the scope of US sanctions, but experts say the risk of violating sanctions is still high. Even if only a few companies, go through insects analysts say, it's a symbolic gesture of Europe showing you Ron its commitment to the nuclear accord, Washington. Says it's still evaluating insects and issued another severe warning against doing business with Iran for NPR news. I'm Jake sagana row embarrass in Venezuela. Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets today supporting opposition leader want DOE as interim president and demanding current leader nNcholas Maduro resign and trips. Philip Reeves is in the capital Caracas. Tens of thousands of his supporters gathered on the city's east side to coal for nNcholas, but dodo to leave office and step aside and allow quite though to take control the country's interim president as head of a transitional government will pay the way to free and fair elections. NPR's Philip Reeve's reporting from Caracas in southern California, a second string of powerful storms battered the area today shutting down highways after mud and water rushed into the lanes and there are mandatory evacuations as heavy rains caused major debris flows. And. Areas denuded by recent wildfires. The state has had a lot of rain in the past couple of weeks. But this latest storm is also packing. Gusty winds in Santa Barbara county. There were eighty mile an hour gusts flash flood warnings are out for many areas. And forecasters say the storm will bring several inches of rain along with snow. This is NPR. The Sundance film festival wraps up this week in Park City Utah. Julie Walker reports that after more than a week of buzzed about movies and big sales. So winner will be crowned tonight out of a hundred and twenty one features playing at the Sundance film festival thirty two films in the US competition and twenty four in the world category are eligible to win the grand jury prize. Some of the most talked about films include Britney runs a marathon which Amazon bought for fourteen million dollars the farewell which stars Aquafina and Honey boy written by and starring Shah buff. The grand jury prize for short fill was already awarded to Ziza a black comedy about Syrian refugees because of the travel ban. The filmmaker could not get a visa to come into the country for NPR news. I'm Julie Walker in Park City Utah. Meanwhile, the film official secrets with KIRO nightly and Ralph fines. Has also been sold this one to I f c films thousands of law enforcement officers are ready for the Super Bowl game in Atlanta tomorrow, along with some ten thousand security cameras the department of homeland security has about twenty five agencies and around six hundred people working the game. This is among the highest security events the government gets involved with and dozens of local and state officers will also be on hand. Also all police are on mandatory twelve hour shifts for the nearly one million spectators will be watching the New England Patriots played the Los Angeles. Rams. I'm Janine Herbst. NPR news in Washington. Did you know you can ask Google home to play NPR podcast for you? It's easy. Just ask like play the fresh air podcast, use Google home or Google assistant to connect with your favorite shows anytime.

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NPR News: 05-26-2019 8PM ET

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04:56 min | 2 years ago

NPR News: 05-26-2019 8PM ET

"Support for this podcast and the following message come from Google from Connecticut to California from Mississippi to Minnesota millions of businesses are using Google tools to grow online. Learn how Google is supporting businesses in your state at Google dot com slash economic impact. Live from NPR news in Washington, I'm Janine herbs as returns role in the fledgling Brexit party appears headed for a massive victory in European parliamentary elections, in the UK as NPR's Frank Langfitt reports Prime Minister Theresa May's conservative party seemed destined for a humiliating defeat. The two parties with the clearest positions on Brexit are winning the most votes, the Brexit party, which wants the UK to leave the European Union, no matter what is way out in front, followed the Liberal Democrats, want to halt Brexit voters appear to be punishing the nation's two major parties labor in the conservatives who are both split on Brexit and a failed to articulate a strong position on the biggest issue facing the United Kingdom in. Decades. If the results hold the Brexit party, which is less than two months old, we'll have engineering a spectacular victory. It strong showing is likely to push the ruling conservative party toward a harder or even a no deal. Brexit. Frank Langfitt, NPR news. London Irish residents voted overwhelmingly to make it easier for couples to divorce or the ninety two percent of voters want to remove the requirement that couples have to be separated for four of the previous five years before they can get one. It's now up to Ireland's parliament to come up with new legislation to govern divorces, which were banned in the largely Roman Catholic country until nineteen ninety-five three years ago. Same sex marriage was legalized and last year, a constitutional ban on a portion was overturned major drug company will pay the state of Oklahoma, eighty five million dollars to settle legal claims tied to the opioid epidemic. North country public radio's Brian man reports pharmaceuticals agreed to the deal just days before trial was set to begin Oklahoma is one of. Dozens of states suing drugmakers for allegedly spurring the deadly opioid epidemic with their aggressive marketing of addictive. Medications in March Purdue pharma settled with Oklahoma for two hundred seventy million dollars. Now, Teva pharmaceuticals as agreed to pay eighty five million dollars money that will go to help communities recovering from high rates of addiction. In a statement have denied any role in the crisis. But the company still faces opioid related lawsuits around the US a major opioid trial will still begin on Tuesday in Norman Oklahoma focused now on a single company. Johnson and Johnson, the nation's largest drug maker, which has also denied any wrongdoing. Brian man, NPR news. The national weather service says it was an e f three tornado that hit El Reno Oklahoma overnight, killing two people and wounding nearly thirty others. Mayor Matt white says the damage is extensive and heartbreaking pray for the families people have absolutely lost everything. You're not going to believe the devastation. You've seen some the pitchers. Of, of those poor families that were in that try to house. The area was also hit by straight line winds. That officials say exceeded eighty miles an hour today. Tornado watches are up for parts of New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Colorado is the mid section gets hit again with storms. This is NPR. As Bakke season heats up a group of Washington state residents trying to give endangered or co whales some relief from the tourists and fears Martin Kosti has more. Scientists say one reason for the decline of the orcas is all the noise from boats soil north has lived in the San Juan islands. For decades. I might know when they're Wales around is when I see just, you know, dozens of votes in one spot on the water, and so they just basically follow them around all day. North is part of a group pushing a local initiative to force boats to stay six hundred fifty yards away, from orcas, Brian good Remond owns a whale watching company. When we operate within our voluntary guidelines specify science shows that we are mitigating any potential acoustic disturbance, we'll watching companies are suing to block the initiative, saying it conflicts with a new state law that establishes a smaller protective buffer Martin Kosti, NPR news Seattle. At the weekend box office, Walt Disney's live-action remake of Aladdin crushed the competition debut in the top spot with an estimated eighty six million dollars in ticket sales. The movie directed by guy Ritchie, starring Will Smith, draws heavily on the music and the story of the nineteen Ninety-two animated film that it's based on in second place, Kiana Reeves, John wick, chapter three para bellum with twenty four million dollars in its second weekend of endgame took third place with sixteen million dollars in estimated ticket sales, and in fourth place, Pokemon detective Pika chew with thirteen million dollars. I'm Janine Herbst, and you're listening to NPR news from Washington.

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NPR News: 01-19-2020 9PM ET

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04:39 min | 1 year ago

NPR News: 01-19-2020 9PM ET

"Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Janine Herbs Democratic presidential hopefuls Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth. Warren have both been trying to move beyond a dispute. You'd over whether he told her he thought a woman could not beat president trump but as NPR's got detro- Reports Common Sanders made to New Hampshire public radio. Today have extended extended the controversy. Warren Sanders told her in two thousand eighteen. A woman couldn't trump sanders says. He never said that and after the last debate both were hurt accusing accusing the other of calling them a liar but asked by hp our weather gender is still an obstacle for candidates Sanders said. And I think the answer is yes but I think everybody he has thrown sets of problems. Are I'm seventy years of age. That's the problem in Iowa. Warren refused to respond. I have no further comment on this. I have no further comment on this. A dispute matters because so many Democrats have said that electability that is who they think can beat. Trump is their most important voting and caucusing issue Scott detro- NPR news news tomorrow in Iowa in Honolulu to police officers for shot and killed today and a number of houses were set on fire Hawaii. Public Radio's bill. Dorman has more gunshots. Gunshots echoed across a stretch of one LEU near the high end neighborhood of diamond head. Sunday morning. Warren Daniels is a witness who lives nearby. Said attendant attacked a landlord Lord stabbing her with a garden tool opening fire. When police arrived? Governor David Ige confirmed the two police officers were shot and killed the house at at the center of the violence was then set on fire and eventually burned to the ground. Flames spread dues. Many as a dozen nearby homes. Several were destroyed. More more than fifteen fire units responded to the blaze and police remain on the scene for NPR news. I'm Bill Dorman in Lulu in Virginia. Thousands are expected at a gun rights rally in Richmond tomorrow that has stayed in federal officials warning about the potential for violence. The gathering is expected to draw mix of militias firearms advocates than white supremacists. The state's governor has declared a temporary state of emergency ahead of the rally banning all weapons including guns from Capitol Square. The trump administration is continuing continuing to seek a peace deal with the Taliban in Afghanistan without a US ambassador at the embassy in Kabul but a new top diplomat has arrived there as Jennifer glass reports. It says he's happy to be in Afghanistan during this crucial time in history. US diplomat Ross. Wilson is the New Jersey defender at the embassy until a permanent ambassadors chosen. He arrived as the the. US and the Taliban are continuing talks in Qatar. Trying to reach an agreement that would see a reduction in US troop numbers in exchange for counterterrorism assurances by the Taliban but the US wants the grouped. I declare a reduction in violence before they will sign a deal. Jennifer glass reporting from Kabul Asian markets are trading mixed territory at this hour. The Hang Seng in Hong Kong is down about one tenth of percent the Nikkei in Japan is up about two. Tenths you're listening to. NPR news from Washington. Half half of the Super Bowl fifty four teams are set. The Kansas City chiefs beat the Tennessee. Titans to thirty five twenty four this evening to win the AFC title and a chance to play the Green Bay packers or the San Francisco. Forty niners in Miami in two weeks so far the score in that game is thirty four. Thirteen forty niners in the fourth quarter in a speech. Prince Harry said he had no other option but to step back as a senior member of the royal family and implicitly blamed the British media for his need to seek a more peaceful life life. NPR's Frank Langfitt has more from London speaking at a fundraiser. The Duke of Sussex sounded disappointed. That is attempt to carve out new more independent role as a royal while. Living Part parttime in Canada had failed heart was to continue serving the Queen the Commonwealth and my military associations but without public funding unfortunately sadly that wasn't possible. I've accepted this but I heard that helps you understand. What did it come to that? I would step my family back for all. I have to stick as to take a step forward. It's what I heard can be a more peaceful life. Prince Harry called the media which has been intensely critical of his wife if Meghan Markle a powerful force Frank Langfitt. NPR News London SPACEX is one step closer to transporting humans to the International Space Station. It completed he does last big test of its crew capsule launching it from Cape Canaveral this morning with two mannequins on board. The test was to make sure that people could be safely recovered. Space X supplants to launch astronauts in about two months. I'm Janine herbst and you're listening to N._P._R.. News from Washington.

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NPR News: 04-19-2020 9PM ET

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04:39 min | 1 year ago

NPR News: 04-19-2020 9PM ET

"Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Janine Herbs Congressional lawmakers say they are close to a deal for another round of emergency funding for small businesses and others hurt during the pandemic at a press briefing at the White House tonight. President Trump said he thinks an agreement could be reached as soon as tomorrow and Piers Matthew Schwartz reports. The first round of funding quickly ran out. Took about two weeks before the three hundred and forty-nine billion dollar paycheck protection act was completely out of money. Some banks reported receiving thousands of applications per hour now as Congress negotiates the next round of funding Democrats. Say that this time. They want more money to go to hospitals and local and state governments. They also to earmark billions for corona virus testing house speaker. Nancy Pelosi spoke about the bill on. Abc's this week they key that opens the door to the economy is testing testing. Testing Treasury. Secretary Steve Mnuchin told CNN. A deal is imminent but he said funding for states would not be included Matthew Schwartz. Npr News Washington Illinois Governor. Jay Pritzker says the state expects to get millions of masks gloves and other medical supplies from China this week. Lee Gains from member station W. I l. l. has more pritzker says it's unusual for a state to airlift emergency medical supplies from a foreign country during a time of crisis. But he says that's the situation Illinois and every other state across the country is in. He says they're competing with each other and the federal government for personal protective equipment and other medical supplies. Pritzker says the state has also been approached by scammers. People have tried to contact us to get US signed up for delivery of PP that doesn't exist the FBI says they're aware of multiple incidents in which state governments have wired money to scammers pretending to sell medical equipment for NPR news. I'm Lee gains as of tonight. Face masks are now required for both workers and customers in Pennsylvania and those who don't have one on can't get into the store. Specific Harper works for a delivery service. And she says she's made wearing a mask a habit the only way to ever stop this is to start implementing harsh you know guidelines in effects what they need to do do it. The governor's order does allow businesses selling medication medical supplies or food to provide delivery service or no contact pickup services in Canada. At least ten people are dead after gunman went on a twelve hour shooting rampage in Nova Scotia Assistant Police. Commissioner Lieberman says Roy. A royal mounted police officer was among those killed. It's with tremendous sadness that I share with you that we've lost constable. Heidi Stevenson at twenty twenty year veteran of the force authorities say a fifty one year. Old gunman was killed after a long manhunt. There's still no word on a motive. Us futures contracts are trading lower at this hour dow futures contract down a fraction. This is NPR. Thousands of Israelis took to the streets in Tel Aviv today protesting prime minister. Benjamin Netanyahu's attempts to form an emergency government with his chief rival Benny cans to deal with corona virus demonstrators wearing face masks accused. Netanyahu of using the pandemic to escape prosecution on corruption. Charges and Yahoo has been charged with fraud breach of justice and accepting brides. He denies the charges. Says he's a victim of the hostile media and aggressive police Ganz at previously. Said he wouldn't sit in a government with the prime minister but changed his mind last month. An aide to Philippine President Rodrigo territories as president trump called his boss today to discuss ways to cooperate in the corona virus. Pandemic and Pierce Julie. Mccarthy has more. The Philippines was the first among Southeast Asian countries to lockdown president who tear tape put some fifty million Filipinos under stay at home orders as he shut down the largest island of Luzon until the end of the month. But as the lockdown enters its fifth week police report thousands of violators each day. An angry president do territory said he was asking for discipline. He told his countrymen if they didn't comply with quarantine the military and police would take over. It's like martial law. Do Territory warned you. Choose significant upticks in the daily tally. Continue in the Philippines with overcrowded jails and prisons especially vulnerable Julie McCarthy. Npr News Crow. Prices are trading lower and overnight Asian trading down ten point eight percent as sixteen dollars. Twenty eight cents a barrel. I'm Janine herbst. Npr News in Washington.

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NPR News: 02-23-2020 8PM ET

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04:39 min | 1 year ago

NPR News: 02-23-2020 8PM ET

"Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Janine herbs. President trump is calling for an investigation into reports of Russian interference in the twenty twenty election aimed at helping Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders as NPR's Bobby Ellen. Reports trump lamed at top congressional Democrat for the intelligence leak claiming it was an attempt to hurt the Sanders Campaign. Sanders told reporters that about a month ago. His campaign was briefed about Russian attempts to meddle in the twenty twenty presidential race. Sanders Worn Russians to stay out of American election. Saying it's an attempt to divide the country. Trump is now offering another theory. He claims the news was leaked by. Us Representative Adam. Schiff the demographics drink Bernie Sanders very unfairly. Had it sounds to me like a leaf? A leak from Adam Schiff. Because they don't want Bernie Sanders the representatives. It sounds like sixteen all over again on Sunday. White House National Security Adviser Robert. O'brien said he has not seen any intelligence. That Russia is doing anything to help. Get trump reelected bobby allen. Npr News Washington Federal Reserve chairman. Jerome Powell on his fellow. Monetary policy makers have been upbeat about the economic outlook. But see Becker says they're sounding increasingly wary of the potential drag from the corona virus. That officials 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 Bank president. Tom Birkin also warns shortages of imported Chinese. Parts of everything gets the speed of the next few weeks. It will be a minor bump that won't be an issue if you're out for months then you've got a more significant impact upon probably ten to fifteen percent of the economy but Barkan says the Fed should not rush to cut interest rates after lowering them three times last year for NPR news. I'm Steve Bucknor and you. Doctors are lower at this hour. On growing concerns of an outbreaks impact Afghan President Ashraf Ghani will be inaugurated later this week for a second term but as Jennifer glass reports from Kabul. His main challenger is calling the re election invalid for five and a Half Years Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdulah have had to share power in a national unity government brokered by the US in two thousand fourteen. After tainted elections left each candidate declaring himself the winner despite a clearer result this time with Ghani eleven percentage points ahead of Dila Abdallah has called the vote corrupt and says he will form his own government Jennifer glass reporting in eastern Turkey. At least nine people were killed after magnitude five point. Seven earthquake struck in nearby Iran early this morning. A second earthquake also a magnitude five point seven struck this evening in the same area ron according to the country Seismology Center. It's not clear if the second quake caused more casualties damage. You're listening to. Npr news the Holy Land Experience in Orlando theme park focusing on the story of Jesus will fire most of its employees this week after Easter after the week after Easter rather as it shifts its focus from entertainment to education Daniel Prior from member station W. M. F. E. in Orlando has more. The theme park will fire almost one hundred twenty employees from actors and musicians to customer service representatives on April Eighteenth. These workers are part of live shows at the park. Like Jesus at the Temple and the resurrection of Lazarus Parent Company Trinity Broadcasting Network says. They're closing the shows to focus on the biblical library on campus. Called the script aurium. The company says they'll continue to operate the Church of all nations auditorium which a local Orlando Church uses for weekly services. Some workers may qualify for a severance package depending on the amount of time they were with the park. None of the workers are unionized for NPR news. I'm Danielle Prior in Orlando restaurant. Tour Lifestyle Guru. Barbie Smith has died after battling early onset. Alzheimer's disease these Smith and her husband. Dan Gadsby worked to raise awareness of the disease and its impact on the African American community. She began her career as a fashion model and went on to host a lifestyle. Tv show develop a line of home decor products and author food and entertainment. Books Be Smith was seventy years old good old prices trade lower and overnight Asian trading down two point eight percent at five fifty one dollars. Eighty five cents a barrel. I'm Janine herbst NPR news.

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NPR News: 01-18-2020 10PM ET

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"Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Jeanine herbst president. Trump's legal team calls the impeachment process highly partisan and reckless and a response fonts to a Senate impeachment summits. The team calls the articles of impeachment submitted by the house a dangerous attack on the right of Americans to freely choose their president sources. Close to the president's legal team say they will also file a brief on Monday. The Senate trial starts Tuesday. Meanwhile the House filed its initial brief today as NPR's to Amac reports in the brief they outlined why they believe trump should be convicted and removed from office for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. The president's team now has until Monday eight to present their own arguments in a trial brief. Finally the House will be given a chance to rebut the president's legal arguments by Tuesday. The impeachment trial will resume in the Senate Tuesday afternoon. Much of the first day is expected to be consumed with debates and votes about the format of the trial especially the question of when and whether to call witnesses to to Mac. NPR News Washington. The fourth annual women's marches are taking place in cities around the country. Today that includes a rally at one of the birthplaces of women's suffrage. Von Golden has more from Seneca Falls New York. Elizabeth Katie Stanton was one of the leaders of the Women's suffrage movement in eighteen forty. Eight and and one of the organizers of the first women's rights convention in Seneca Falls One hundred seventy two years later her great granddaughter Colleen Jenkins and a few hundred others marched on the same grounds despite blizzard conditions. To me. This is incredibly important. Not just for me as a citizen of the states but for for everybody Jenkins says the marchers are calling for increased attention to women's issues in pushing for people to get out and vote. People fought very hard for your right to vote. So that's the least you can do show up. This was the fourth march in Seneca falls since trump was elected president for NPR news. I'm von Golden. Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle will no longer use their royal titles and they will reimburse the government for the renovation of their UK home NPR's Frank Langfitt Langfitt reports from London. That the agreement with Buckingham Palace will end their roles as working members of the royal family. This spring it's designed to quell growing in public anger. The couple still support private charities and organizations but no longer formerly represent the queen or receive public funds for any royal duties. The the couple said they will pay back the three million dollars in public money to renovate their home frog more cottage outside of London Harry. Megan abruptly announced last week. They wanted to move to Canada. No longer service senior royals. Their decision was driven in part by intense media criticism here of markle and the couple's desire to carve out an independent public role. The queen said the couple and their son. Archie would always be much love members of her family Frank Langfitt. NPR News London and you're listening to NPR news from Washington in Yemen officials. At least twenty five troops are dead after a missile attack launched by Shiite rebels. Hit An army camp today the Iran by who the rebels. Let's have remained in control of the capital of Saas. They ousted the president in twenty fourteen concerns about weather conditions in the Atlantic for spacex to delay the test of a key safety safety system on a crew capsule that is designed to eventually launch humans to the International Space Station. NPR's Joel Snyder reports. The test will be done tomorrow. Morning SPACEX sex is now planning a Sunday liftoff from NASA's Kennedy Space Center saying the seas were to robin the winds too strong in the recovery area to attempt Saturday's. Dry Ron SPACEX. A sex must prove to NASA that it can return astronauts to safety during an emergency. The plan is to stage an emergency scenario shortly after lodge in order to test the capsules as a board system. The test is crucial. It's the last major hurdle the company must jump over before flying astronauts to the National Space Station Trial Snyder. NPR News Washington Delta Airlines and its pilots union are asking for federal help and working out a new contract. Both sides have agreed to seek federal mediations rapid negotiations that started last April pilots want better pay and benefits and additional staffing Delta which earned four point eight billion dollars in twenty twenty nineteen has been the most profitable. US airline over the past several years the two sides have been talking for nine months. have been able to make a deal. The Our world is rejoicing using after authorities found a masterpiece missing for more than twenty years. The portrait of a Lady Heston Alvin returned. I'm Janine Herbs N._P._R.. News in Washington.

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"Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Jeanine herbst. The number of confirmed cases of the corona virus has risen above fourteen thousand five hundred with the virus detected in at least twenty three countries. NPR's Jason Bowen in Hongkong says most of the cases outside China are in Asia Japan Thailand Singapore Porn South Korea have tallied the most cases outside of China. The World Health Organization says that for the first time the virus has been exported from country other than China. One of the South Korean patients superiors to have contracted it from a person Japan. More cases have turned up in the United Arab Emirates Europe in the United States the. Who is investigating reported. Incidence is where the virus was spread by people who are not showing any symptoms transmission in this way could make identifying carriers incredibly difficult. The World Health Body is looking into this but says is the main driver of this. Outbreak remains contact with people who are ill from Wuhan China Jason bobbie-ann NPR News Hongkong. Meanwhile the Pentagon says it's approved a request for assistance for the Department of Health and Human Services to house around one thousand people at US military bases who may need to be quarantined. Because of the virus Secretary Secretary of Defense Mark Esperance's the DOD will only provide housing support while. HHS will be responsible for all care transportation and security Venezuelan. Opposition and leader. Want Widodo was in Miami today for a rally with thousands of Venezuelan Americans. NPR's Greg Allen reports he's wrapping up a world tour to build support for his campaign to oust Venezuelan leader. Nicholas Maduro the US in many other countries recognize one. Guido as Venezuela's legitimately elected president but after a year of demonstrations by opposition forces and tough sanctions imposed by the trump administration. Quite oh appears no closer to his goal of displacing Maduro over the last few weeks quite met with leaders in Europe Canada and the US US working to build international support in Miami. He was joined on stage. By several members of Florida's congressional delegation told the crowd. He was confident. The movement would succeed in ousting. Madero wrote in coming days. Despite the risk Widodo said he would be returning to Venezuela as to whether he'll meet with president trump before returning inqui- does said stay tuned Greg Allen. NPR News Miami. Democratic presidential hopefuls are canvassing Iowa today. NPR's Domenico Montanaro says Bernie Sanders is the one to watch. It's pretty clear here on the ground that the pressure is really on Senator Bernie Sanders. Sanders really needs a win here in Iowa. He's got all of the energy all of the support from young voters Tremendous amount of door knocking. That's going on for him and he really needs is that to be able to propel him to New Hampshire and beyond And if he's not able to pull off the victory then that might say something to and all the wind is at his his back and if he's not able to win then some of that air might be taken out but he's the one to watch Monday night. NPR's Domenico Montanaro this is NPR. Grammy Award winning pianist. Peter Sirkin died today from pancreatic cancer at his home in Red Hook New York he was seventy two years old Jeff London and reports he came from US celebrated musical family. The Manhattan born Peter. Sirkin came by his talent. Naturally his father was noted pianist Rudolf Sirkin and his maternal grandfather was celebrated violinist Adolf Busch. He grew up near his father's music. Festival in Marlboro Vermont and attended the Curtis School of Music where his father taught as a child but he stopped performing at age. Twenty one traveling the Indian Paul and Mexico when he started playing again. At Twenty six he refocused on Contemporary Music Circuit also taught at Juilliard Tanglewood and most recently Bard College for NPR news. I'm Jeff London. In New York. Conservationists working near a volcano in the Galapagos islands said they found thirty eight giant tortoises that are partially descended from two extinct species the Galapagos National Park and conservancy says the young female has a line of descent from possibly extinct species on Pinta island island and eighteen other females along with eleven males descended from the second extinct species from flurry. Anna I land. The reptiles were taken by team participating. The and the Galapagos Tortoise Restoration Initiative to a breeding center on Santa Cruz Island. I'm Janine Herbs N._P._R. News.

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"This message comes from NPR sponsor. Comcast business. Business has always been driven by innovators. That's why Comcast business is helping you with technology that provides better experiences. Comcast business beyond fast. Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Janine herbs. Venezuela, insecurity, forces are firing tear gas at opposition supporters trying to break President Nicolas Medeiros blockades of US humanitarian aid near the Colombian and Brazilian borders. And Shannon van Zandt reports. The fight over aid is a flash point in the country's political crisis. Madero has been an a standoff with political opponents who question the legitimacy of his election and say he must allow aid from the US into the country to marry terrace because researcher with Human Rights Watch and says the health crisis in Venezuela is worsening only in two thousand sixteen in just one here. My turn on mortality increased by sixty five percent and infant mortality increased. By thirty percent. She also cited studies showing that Venezuelans have lost an average of twenty four pounds in one year due to food scarcity. Millions of people have fled the country since two thousand fifteen Shannon sent NPR news. The some two hundred Catholic church leaders are attending sex abuse summit at the Vatican discussing new regulations to stem clerical sex abuse. Some two dozen abuse survivors marched through Rome today protesting cover-ups of pedophile, priests and pier. Silvio Pohjola reports the summit is one of the first times abuse has drawn attention from the Vatican's backyard. They gathered in the large Piazza, then Popolo beating drums and chanting zero. I zero tolerance the survivors including several from Italy. Carried placards denouncing Vatican silencing calling for secular Justice for all Peter is Lee co founder of the group ending clergy abuse spoke of what he called the city of survivors, whose efforts are helping safeguard today's children from clerical abuse were citizens want continue what city of sensens-, we believe in human rights. That's we believe in life the children. That's the city we belong to the demonstration attracted several TV reporters from Italy. Where media has all buddied Noord the abuse of minors by priests. So people Jolie NPR news, Rome. Near houston. Three people are feared dead after their cargo plane crashed into a bay about thirty minutes from the airport from Houston public media. Gail Delattre has more the FAA says a Boeing seven sixty seven was on its way from Miami to Houston when it went down and trinity bay about fifty miles east of the city controller's at George Bush, intercontinental airport save laws contact with the plane just before it crashed chambers county sheriff Bryan Hawthorne says witnesses reported hearing loud noises before they saw the plane nosedive into the bay leaving debris scattered over the water. The plane was operated by New York based atlas air for Amazon prime for NPR news. I'm Gail to Lauder in Houston. And you're listening to NPR news from Washington. Virginia. Congressman Donald Mckee. Chen is introducing legislation to create a national network of historic African American cemeteries. Roberto rolled in with member station. W C V has more mccutchen his cO. Reduce the African American burial grounds network act alongside North Carolina Representative alma Adams speaking Richmond's black history museum on Saturday mckeon highlighted, the disparity of funding and recognition that exists between African American burial grounds and confederate gravesites in national cemeteries. If we're going to tell the story as we decided to preserving feted graves that we need to tell the entire story. And that obviously clues African American graves and graves of other other folks have not been well represented in the public discourse. Mckeon says many African American cemeteries across the country have fallen into disrepair the aquit create a network of sites under the National Park Service that could be eligible for help and preservation and research and possibly funding. For NPR news. I'm Roberta role Dan in Richmond. Severe weather in the southeast today. The national weather service says a tornado touchdown in Columbus Mississippi. There are no immediate reports of injuries or damage homes and rows of an flooded. Some are closed a septa dry days of drenching rain swelled waterways in Bruce, Mississippi rivers, broke, the flood stage creating flash floods the damaged homes and businesses and in Tennessee, I forty was closed near the border of North Carolina because of a rockslide meanwhile, parts of six states in the upper midwest are under blizzard warnings. I'm Janine Herbst. NPR news in Washington. Did you know you can ask Google home to play NPR podcast for you? It's easy. Just ask like play the fresh air podcast, use Google home or Google assistant to connect with your favorite shows anytime.

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"Live from NPR news in Washington on JANINE HERBS IN ALABAMA. A number of presidential candidates are traveling through the state on this fifty fifth anniversary of the Civil Rights March from Selma to Montgomery for voting rights. This ahead of Super Tuesday this week. Alabama's one of the fourteen states participating in that primary as NPR's is muhammed reports. Mike Bloomberg Elizabeth Warren P Buddha judge and Joe Biden all came through Selma to commemorate what's known as Bloody Sunday one of the most pivotal moments in the Civil Rights Movement. Bloomberg is faced a lot of criticism for policies that discriminated against minorities while he was mayor of New York City and when he spoke at Church services multiple people in the pews stood up in turn their back on him. Biden received a welcome. The former vice president talked about healing. The Country Biden's message is one that seems to be resonating with many black voters. The big question is whether the momentum his campaign picked up with black voters in South Carolina on Saturday can carry over to other states that vote. Tuesday us mccollum. Npr news grow virus cases surged in Italy. The country is reporting a fifty percent increase with one thousand six hundred ninety four confirmed cases and at least thirty four deaths. Italy as the most cases of the virus outside Asia and Delta Airlines is suspending flights from the US. Milan starting tomorrow. The airline says flights will resume may first and that flights to Rome aren't effected meanwhile in the US Washington in Illinois reporting new cases and Rhode Island is reporting. Its first case. Health and Human Services Secretary Alexander 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 a radically on top of the seventy five thousand tests available speaking their. Abc's this week. The number of corona virus cases in the United Kingdom has jumped thirty six as the government considers drastic measures. Npr's Frank Langfitt has more from London. Uk Health Secretary. Matt Hancock says the country is still in the containment phase. But he adds. The government has drawn up a battle plan. For worst case scenario it would include banning large events shutting schools and discouraging people from using public transport during an appearance on the BBC. Hancock was asked if the UK would consider cutting off entire cities. Hancock said such a move would have huge economic and social costs but he added. We don't take anything off the table at this stage British Prime Minister Boris. Johnson says he expects the virus to quote spread a bit more Frank Langfitt. Npr News London British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government published an outline today of negotiating objectives for the US UK. Free trade deal but Johnson says any deal has to protect the. Uk's National Health Service the British government estimates. Its economy will get a four point. Three billion dollar boost from a free trade deal and says trade between the close allies will rise by nineteen and a half billion dollars. You're listening to NPR news from Washington in Chicago. Prosecutors dropped charges against a man shot by police as he ran between subway trains. Friday night Cook County. Prosecutors said they would drop resisting arrest and Criminal Narcotics Charges Against Aerial Roman at the request of Chicago. Police Interim Police Superintendent. Charlie black says the he made the request given the circumstances and concern surrounding. The incident Roma's hospitalized and expected to survive mayor Lori. Lightfoot called the cell phone video of the incident disturbing the FBI is assisting in the investigation. Milwaukee police have released few details on last week's mass shooting at a Molson coors brewery where an employee opened fire and killed five co workers before taking his own life ardy Michelson of member station W. W. M. reports. Hundreds are expected at a candlelight vigil. Tonight the vigil will be held outside of Milwaukee. City Hall organizers. Say streets will be blocked off and many members of the community are expected to speak police. Say Fifty one year old Anthony. Farrell went on a shooting rampage last Wednesday inside the sprawling brewery complex killing five male co workers. The Milwaukee Plant employs about one thousand People Ferrell reportedly worked as an electrician. There for about fifteen years. Police say the case is still under investigation and are not releasing a motive for the shootings and they haven't released details about how the tragedy unfolded for NPR news. I'm Marty Michelson in Milwaukee and I'm Janine and you're listening to NPR news from Washington.

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"NPR podcasts are now available on every major platform checkout all our shows at NPR dot org slash podcasts. That's NPR dot org slash podcasts. Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Janine herbs. Lawmakers in Virginia are meeting today to discuss the state's budget, but an ongoing scandal involving racist photos from governor Ralph Northerns medical school yearbook page loomed large over their work. Ben pave your for member station. W C has more from Richmond. North of now denies that. He was one of two men dressed in racist costumes, but nearly all elected officials in the state are calling for his resignation, including senators, Tim Kaine and Mark Warner the state legislatures democratic caucus is meeting to discuss the budget, but delegate Mark sickles. Who says he's friends with north on says, the governor scandal will probably also come up. I think that there is enormous pressure coming down on him right now. I'm not sure we need to provide any more, frankly, north them has not made any public statements since the press conference on Saturday. His spokeswoman says he attended his hometown church on Sunday morning at the eastern shore before returning to Richmond for NPR news. I'm been pave yer in Richmond. Meanwhile, his alma mater eastern Virginia medical school says in light of the racist photos. It is launching an external investigation into all past yearbooks. The school says the investigating panel will be diverse but Francis has arrived in the United Arab Emirates becoming the first pope in history to set foot on the Arabian, peninsula, and pier. Silvio Pohjola reports before his departure from Rome Francis spoke of the war in Yemen that the UAE is waging alongside Saudi Arabia against the Iran supported Hootie movement while in the UAE the pope will attended interreligious meeting. And will celebrate a mass that's likely to be the biggest public display of Christian worship in the Islamic heartland. There has been much speculation whether during the visit the pope would address the years long conflict in Yemen. He did. So just before his departure in his Sunday message from Saint Peter's Square Francis said he's following the world's worst humanitarian crisis with great, concern and urges. All sides to ensure food and aid reach those who are suffering. Adding there are children who are hungry thirsty who lack medicines at who are in danger of death. So people Jolie NPR news Abu Dhabi a European Union deadline on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro as drying near with no sign. It will be heated Teri Schultz reports. And e you lead international contact group is due to meet Thursday to try to deescalate the crisis. Nikola doodo maintains he's the legitimately elected president of Venezuela and won't step aside for his rival parliamentary leader one Guido to take power until a new vote is held. But at midnight Caracas time, if my doodle hasn't relented eighty you governments will join the US and others in recognizing do as Venezuela's president, the twelve nation, contact group made up of e you and Latin American countries has given it self ninety days to organize a new presidential election. Teri Schultz reporting. You're listening to NPR news from Washington. At Super Bowl fifty three in Atlanta tonight. The New England Patriots are slight favorites over the Los Angeles. Rams NPR's Don Goldman reports the two franchises the played for the championship seventeen years ago at the start of the patriots current dynasty v played in the two thousand two Super Bowl when the Rams were the Saint Louis Rams including that game. One by New England today is the ninth Super Bowl for the patriots in the Bill Belichick Tom Brady era the coach and quarterback have led their team to five Super Bowl wins. They're favored by two and a half points to win a sixth today. It'll be a challenge against a powerful Los Angeles Rams team packed with talented players on offense defense and special teams. The Rams have versatile and devastating offense of attack. Fuelled by the inventive play calling of thirty three year old head coach, Sean McVeigh. Still New England's offense is top. Statistically in this postseason. Led by Brady's passing and rookie running back Sony. Michelle. Tom Goldman NPR news at the weekend box office. This superhero thriller glass held onto the top spot for the third week in a row bringing in an estimated nine million dollars in ticket sales. And that brings its domestic earnings to eighty eight million dollars in second place. S T X is the upside with eight million dollars in its fourth week and the weekends only. Big newcomer, miss Bala landed in third place with six million dollars, the remake of a twenty eleven Mexican film was made for ported fifteen million dollars aquaman fell to fourth place coming in with four million. I'm Janine Herbst. NPR news in Washington.

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"Live from npr news. I'm janine herbst. The senate passed a one point. Nine trillion dollar covid relief bill following a marathon session started. Friday morning lasted through the night ending with a vote this afternoon. Npr's amy held reports the bill next heads to the house where it's expected to move on for president biden signature senators slog through a series of amendments and more than twenty four hours of debate before finally passing the bill along party lines the us fifty the days of forty nine. The bill as amended is the congressional budget office. Says it's the biggest stimulus bill in the nation's history it's near two trillion dollar price tag nearly one tenth of the entire. Us economy republicans object to the scope of the spending after congress already authorized some four trillion dollars in relief. Say it's needed to address the dual economic and health crises one year into the pandemic it contains fourteen hundred dollar stimulus checks billions for cities states and schools and extended unemployment benefits amy health. Npr news the cdc's has more than eighty five million covid. Nineteen vaccines have now. Been administered in the us in many states. The process is supposed to be getting help from software designed to make getting a vaccine appointment easier but as angus chan of member station w. b. u. r. reports. The technology isn't always working massachusetts. Spent over four hundred thousand dollars for a program called prep mod supposed to streamline cove in nineteen vaccine appointments but for some. It's just been a headache sean. Mccullough is the director of local board of health massachusetts. I'm taking a risk running the clinic tomorrow. Because i don't know if i'm going to be able to use promo on. It's just frustrating. And then suggesting in total twenty seven states have purchased a licensed to pratt. Maude another handful of a free program. Provided by the centers for disease control and prevention but officials across the country have reported issues with both pieces of software for npr news. I'm inga's chen. The dalai lama tie bet spiritual leader became the latest global leader to encourage vaccinations after getting his first shot today. As npr's yuki noguchi reports the eighty five year old is in india which has the world's second-highest caseload behind the us. The fourteenth dalai lama left his home and made his first public appearance in over a year. He got his vaccine at a local clinic dharamsala where he lives in exile in a video statement recorded afterward band-aid on his right shoulder is visible. More people should have got. Today is in decision it will serve the greater good. He said and doctors say it's safe. His message comes indian companies. Make a concerted push to manufacture and distribute vaccine. Most of the vaccines are already made their yuki noguchi. Npr news and you're listening to npr news. This weekend marks the fifty sixth anniversary of bloody sunday when peaceful civil rights. Marchers were attacked. Trying to cross the edmund pettus bridge in selma alabama and debbie elliott reports. This year symbolic bridge crossing will be largely virtual and without its famous leaders. For decades congressman. John lewis returned to selma annually to lead marchers over the bridge where he was once beaten by alabama state troopers. L'ouest died last year as did other civil rights. Icons the reverend c t vivian and joseph lowry part of the nineteen sixty five movement to march from selma montgomery demanding equal voting rights. The violent confrontation struck a national nerve and led to passage of the voting rights. Act since then. Selma has become a rallying cry for social justice around the world virtual events. This year will emphasize the theme beyond the bridge. People power political power economic. Power debbie elliott. Npr news in pakistan security forces say they raided militant hideouts in two different operations in former taliban strongholds in north waziristan killing eight islamic militants and three commanders of the taliban the military says those commanders were involved in militant activities against security forces and civilians in recent months militants stepped up their activities in the region raising fears. They were regrouping in the area which was a former taliban stronghold i'm janine herbs and you're listening to npr news.

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"This message comes from n._p._r. Sponsor xfinity some things are slow like a snail races. Other things are fast like xfinity x. by get get fast speeds even when everyone is online working to make wifi simple easy awesome more at xfinity dot com restrictions apply live from n._p._r. News in washington. I'm jeanine herbst. Hurricane dorian came ashore on cape hatteras on north carolina's outer banks today the category sorry one storm wreaked havoc with hurricane-force winds and heavy rains now. The storm is heading north virginia beach. Emergency management coordinator aaron sutton says they're preparing caring for a day-long deluge of rain and that they are also worried about storm surges. We're looking at four to six feet of storm. Surge on top of ten to to fifteen feet sees and if you've seen of late the tornado activity with this storm has increased significantly and is another area that we need to keep an eye on she says power outages are likely and they are warning people to stay off the roads. Meanwhile the bahamas are still reeling in the aftermath of dorian dan which hit the island chain as a powerful category five storm gio daniels tells a._b._c. news his home was destroyed. It was it was pretty scary but during that so you don't have time to be scared survival mode so you just trying to do what you do save obi conceive and get at least thirty deaths are blamed on the storm. Norman hundreds of others are missing. Search and rescue teams continue to look for survivors. There are reports food and water is running low on the hard hit island of avocado our schultz the billionaire former head of starbucks says he is no longer considering an independent run for president in twenty twenty. N._p._r.'s don gonyea has more schultz would have run as a moderate independent businessmen a common sense candidate promoting honest and civil discussion. He's been exploring a run for the the past eight months now. He's come to the conclusion that many analysts and critics of his potential candidacy voice from the beginning that his name on the ballot could benefit donald trump's reelection election whom he calls quote a uniquely dangerous incumbent president schultz who also cited recent back surgeries as part of his decision added that he remains concerned that a democratic nominee with quote far left policy ideas threatens to alienate voters shield says he'll continue to push to reform for the two party system don gonyea n._p._r. News washington he was economy added just one hundred thirty thousand jobs in august fewer than economists. This works out of that number. Twenty five thousand were temporary census workers hired by the federal government. William spriggs is chief economist for the a._f._l. C._i._o. c._i._o. These are temporary jobs that show up whenever we're getting ready to descend y'all census so this isn't a very strong in the labor department says the unemployment rate remained steady at three point seven percent and july jobs numbers were revised slightly lower all street what is trading in mixed territory this hour the dow up thirty six the nasdaq is down seven s and p five hundred up two. You're listening to n._p._r. News the president of mexico is welcoming an offer by convicted drug trafficker joaquin el chapo guzman james leers reports the a former leader of the senate loa drug cartel wants to donate his money to mexico's indigenous communities attorney of chapo guzman. Jose luiz gonzalez on solid says chapel wants his illicit fortune channel to poor indigenous communities in mexico mexico's left wing president agrees. He's already established the so called robin hood fund to channel illicit crime enterprise money to good causes an argues chapel wants to donate this then all the better but this is smack last last month the u._s. Government demanded that guzman was the leader of the similar drug cartel handover more than twelve and a half billion dollars. Worth of narcotics gains to the american people pull but his lawyer insists is the rifle property the mexican people from n._p._r. News on japan's blaze mexico city india's hoping to land. I an unmanned rocket over on the moon today. This is the country's second lunar mission. The i was ten years ago that mission found ice near the moon's unexplored south pole this his latest mission will land near their becoming the first to explore that part of the moon the rover will then measure ice and take photos of successful india will become the fourth country tree to land on the moon criddle prices are trading lower down more than one and a half percent at fifty five dollars thirty nine cents a barrel and wall street is as trading in mixed territory the dow down thirty one points the nasdaq and the dow up thirty two points and the nasdaq down nine. I'm janine herbs n._p._r. News.

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"Live from NPR news. I'm Janine herbs six months after Brianna. Taylor was fatally shot by police in her home in the city of Louisville Kentucky. This week announced a twelve million dollar settlement package with her family. But NPR's amy held reports. Her mom says, the fight for justice is far from over the settlement includes reforms like giving police housing credits to live in the neighborhoods where they work Briana Taylor's mother to make a Palmer tells NPR that will enable officers to get to know. The community we have those practices in play. Already, a lot of things could have been avoided that happened with Brianna. The settlement also makes search warrants harder to come by Brianna Taylor was killed after police using a no knock warrant entered her apartment and exchanged gunfire with her boyfriend. Palmer tells NPR that the civil agreement is just the start of an ongoing struggle continued to fight for what criminal charges for manse protesters have been calling for the officers involved in. Briana Taylor's death to be. Arrested amy held NPR news FBI Director. Christopher raised says there are many players behind recent protests, related violence telling lawmakers on Capitol Hill. Thursday. The agency works for the American people. NPR's Ryan Lucas has more raise appearance before the House homeland security. Committee comes as some trump administration officials have tried to blame the violence on the left wing Antifa Movement Attorney General. William Bar for instance has described Antiga as the Ramrod of all the violence. The FBI director however told lawmakers that the people. Behind the violence are motivated by a wide variety of ideologies and agendas, the FBI does have investigations underway into individuals who self describes ANTIFA. He said, but also noted that individuals who subscribe to right wing groups have been charged with protests related violence, Ryan? Lucas NPR news Washington president trump is slamming what he calls left wing indoctrination in schools by signing a national constitution day proclamation call the seventeen, seventy, six commission to push what he calls pro American history in order to radically transform America. They must first 'cause Americans to lose confidence in who we are. where. We came from. And what we believe. At an event at the National Archives yesterday trump said schools teaching agenda that is hostile to the country's founding fathers by educating students on racism and slavery. He made the same claims that events at Mount Rushmore and the White House July despite trump's proclamation, the federal government has no power over the curriculum taught in public schools. Trump says his commission would encourage teachers to teach about the quote miracle of American history. It was futures. Contracts are trading mixed territory at this hour dow futures contract down about two tenths of a percent. The Nasdaq futures contract is up nearly a half percent S. and P. Five hundred futures are up just a fraction Asian markets higher by the close you're listening to NPR news. An attorney representing doctor linked to claims and a whistle blower complaint about poor medical treatment of women in. Georgia. Immigrant. Detention Center says the charges are untrue s Zeneca Pluto member station W. A., B. Reports. The statement is in response to a scathing report about the facility the whistle blower report by the advocacy group projects. South said women detainees at the Irwin County Detention Center underwent questionable hysterectomies in the care of an outside doctor. The report does not name the doctor but. Local immigration attorneys have identified him as Mahindra mean in a statement, his lawyer vehemently denied the claims and said, he's confident Dr Mean would be cleared of any wrongdoing. He said I mean, is a highly respected physician who treats a high risk underserved population in rural Georgia immigration attorneys say they have had several clients who have complained of inhuman treatment. While in his care is official said the allegations will be investigated by an independent office for NPR news I'M SUSANNA CAPUTO IN ATLANTA. Apple says it will launch its first online store in India next week trying to grab sales one of the world's fastest growing smartphone markets right now, apple uses third party online and offline retailers to sell its products in that country with nearly one point, four billion people including millions of new Internet users. Every month India's become a key focus of tech giant's over the past few years. Apple's online launch comes ahead of a major Hindu festival season that starts next month. Crude oil prices are trading lower down about eight tenths of a percent at forty dollars sixty three cents a barrel I'm Janine, herbst, and you're listening to NPR news.

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"Support for this podcast and the following message. Come from Comcast business having the nation's largest gig speed network was just the start. Now, they're providing gig fueled apps and solutions that exceed expectations and help businesses perform Comcast business beyond fast. Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Janine herbs. The house of representatives will vote next week on a resolution put forth by Democrats to block President Trump from using a declared national emergency to fund more wall building along the US Mexico border NPR's, Scott detro- has more after congress didn't give President Trump the funding. He wanted for a border wall. Trump declared a federal emergency in order to construct a wall with existing federal money. Congress had not appropriated for that purpose. Several lawsuits have been filed challenging the move. But house speaker Nancy Pelosi says it's important for congress to try and block it to be delinquent. In our duties, if we did not, protect and defend the constitution, even from the president of the United States. The house is controlled by Democrats. So it's expected to pass the resolution when it votes Tuesday, the Republican controlled Senate within have to hold a vote on it in a matter of weeks. Several Republican senators have opposed Trump's decision. So there's a chance the resolution would go to Trump's. Desk if that happens he'd be expected to sign his first veto, Scott detro-, NPR news, Washington. President Trump says keeping some trips in Syria. Doesn't mean he's changing course after saying all American troops in the country would leave another. Reversing course, I have done something that nobody else has been able to do in another short period of time like ours. You'll be hearing hours and days you'll be hearing about the caliphate. It'll one hundred percent defeated a senior administration official tells NPR around four hundred US troops will remain in the country in two different areas. That's double the number of the White House said yesterday would remain half will stay near the border with Iraq to support us forces in that country. The other half will assist mostly European NATO allies in the northern part of Syria are embarrassed R Kelly surrendered to Chicago police tonight hours after he was accused of sexually abusing underage girls. And for your shero corley reports a grand jury indictment handed down this. Afternoon. Charges him with ten counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault. The announcement from Cook County state's attorney Kim FOX was brief a description of the charges against singer R Kelly that involve four alleged victims. The first victim initials h w was involved in incidents which occurred between may twenty six nine thousand nine hundred eighty eight and may twenty fifth nineteen ninety nine Faulk says that person was under the age of seventeen as we're to others. No age was given for the fourth alleged victim. The state's attorney says the incidents occurred over a twelve year period from the late nineties until twenty ten allegations of sexual misconduct. Pep swirled around Kelly for years a bond hearing has been set for Saturday, Cheryl, corley, NPR news, Chicago, Wall Street, higher by the closing bell. The Dow gaining one hundred eighty one points to close at twenty six thousand thirty one the NASDAQ up sixty seven the s&p five hundred up seventeen you're listening to NPR news from Washington. President Trump says he plans to nominate Kelly night craft as the US ambassador to the United Nations graft is currently the US ambassador to Canada, and she was involved in negotiations over the new NAFTA deal. She and her husband, Joe billionaire coal executive are Big Joe p fundraisers, Trump's original choice State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert withdrew from consideration. Citing family concerns, a southern California. Couple faces life in prison after pleading guilty to torturing their thirteen children and a case dubbed, a house of horrors for member station, caveat, see, our Benjamin per has more David and Louis Turpin are pleading guilty to a reduced number of charges, including dependent adult abuse, child endangerment, torture and false imprisonment. It's been more than a year since the thirteen Turpin children were found living in squalid conditions. They remind nourished uneducated, and in some cases, shackled to beds, the number of counts in the plea agreement was reduced from a collective eighty eight to only four. Eighteen each they now face a maximum sentence of twenty five years to life with the possibility of parole and lifetime probation. The couple are both in their sixties their first parole hearings will be in twenty five years as a result of the guilty plead. The Turpin children will not have to testify in court for NPR news. I'm Benjamin Perper in riverside. Craft Heinz says it's a soul its stock tumbled today after it reported a net loss of twelve and a half billion dollars in the fourth quarter. The food giant also disclosed an investigation by the SEC into its accounting practices and revealed a write down that slashes the value of its two best known brands by more than fifteen billion dollars. I'm Janine Herbst. NPR news in Washington.

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"Live from NPR news in Washington on Janine Herbs Democratic presidential hopefuls are making a final. Push in New Hampshire ahead of the state's primary on Tuesday Newsday including Senator Elizabeth Warren. If here's Barbra streisand has more in a crowded Middle School Gymnasium. Warren talks to the crowd about proposals to address. Income inequality polity raising the wages for childcare workers and strengthening the power of unions Kelley O'Neal is firmly in Warren's camp and lakes her plans but she worries when voters there's talk about Warren electability. There's a lot of people who are scared of you know trying to find the perfect person that's going to appeal to a wide range of people bowl. I think there are some other names that like feel safer and I also think there might be an element of sexism to it. Frankly she's hoping Warren can peel off support from other candidates in the days ahead of the primary Barbara Sprint. NPR News Concord. Thousands of passengers and crew on on a cruise ship in Hong Kong are being allowed to disembark after being quarantined for several days because of the new corona virus no infections have been detected and as. NPR's Amy Chang reports. Beijing is taking new precautions to keep the virus from spreading further with more than two thousand new cases being diagnosed every day for the past week. Chinese officials are doing doing everything to contain. The Corona virus nearly all provinces and cities are keeping schools closed until the end of this month. Meanwhile 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 people travelling home after the Chinese New Year are now required to create corentin sections incase passengers exhibit. Fevers comes during their trip Amy Chang. NPR News Beijing in Northeast Oregon. Several people are still Stranded heavy rainstorms. Along with melting snow caused historic flooding in Umatilla northwest news networks. Anna King has more to Oregon a national guard. Helicopter crews are working to rescue people who are stranded in the rugged northeast part of the state damaged roads are making travel difficult there. Several search and rescue teams are also going by foot to help find people in Utah County near Pendleton Oregon. There are about twenty families displaced on the Tiller reservation the tribes are using a nearby resort and casino shelter. Them still more homes are flooded in several communities in southeast I Washington including near the wine destination of Walla Walla and organs Major East West corridor interstate eighty four is still closed in could be for days for NPR news. I'm Anna King and you're listening to NPR news from Washington. Germany is bracing for the arrival of a storm front off the Atlantic that's forecast to better the country with hurricane strength winds for days. NPR's Austin Davis has more. The low pressure system already battered the English aisles. On its way to continental Europe where will roll across the Netherlands with winds of eighty seven miles per hour expected. Authorities grounded around one hundred and twenty flights at Amsterdam Schiphol airport. The storm system will then sweep through western and southern Germany. Authority already say it will intensify as it nears the odds producing thunderstorms and gusts of up to one hundred twelve miles per hour at high altitudes Germany's largest airport in Frankfurt. Canceled canceled at least one hundred. Flights anticipates more cancellations through Monday. Extreme weather warnings have been placed on most of the country through Monday. Evening disrupting school. Schedules and Sporting Events Austin Davis. NPR News Berlin tonight. NASA and the European Space Agency hope to send a new probe towards the Sun to take a look at it's blazing polls the solar orbiter is due to launch from Florida just after eleven pm eastern deploying several solar panels and antennas before setting off on its tenure in your voyage to the sun if successful it would be an unprecedented view helping researchers understand how the stars energy effects earth and humans in space the solar orbiter carries ten instruments that are packed behind a massive three hundred twenty four pound heat shield. Three of those instruments will appear through small windows and on face the sun to survey how it service changes over time. I'm Jeanine herbst and you're listening to N._P._R.. News from Washington.

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"Support for NPR and the following message. Come from Panera bread. Ed Pinera breakfast to go. No longer means to settle try their new maple, glazed bacon, scrambled egg and cheese. Breakfast rap and new Madagascar vanilla cold brew Panera food as it should be live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Janine herbs. The Trump administration is adding tariffs to another three hundred billion dollars worth of Chinese imports. After the latest round of trade talks with China ended Friday with no agreement in sight. It's the latest esscalation and the ongoing trade battle on Friday. The Trump administration boosted import taxes on two hundred billion dollars worth of Chinese goods from ten to twenty five percent NPR. Scott Horsely has more the president acts as if it's China. That's getting the Bill for his tariffs. But there are numerous studies saying the cost is being borne by US consumers and businesses, and he certainly hurting US exports. You talk about the farmers now. The president's talking about us. Using tariff revenue to offer relief to those hurting farmers. So just to be clear. President Trump is talking about taxing American consumers to buy produce from American farmers that those farmers can't sell to China because of retaliation for the president's terrace. NPR Scott Horsely, China is promising to retaliate house. Democrats are increasing the pressure on the White House to release President Trump's personal and business tax returns. And peers Kelsey Snell reports the committee has issued a subpoena for six years of Trump's tax information. After treasury department secretary Steve Mnuchin failed to comply with previous requests House Ways. And means committee chairman Richard Neal sent the subpoenas to Mnuchin and IRS Commissioner Charles Radic. Mnuchin says the department of Justice advised him the request lacks a legitimate legislative purpose, but Democrats site statutes that require the treasury department to turn over any tax returns requested by ways and means including those of the president. NPR's? Kelsey Snell reporting Yemen's who the rebels are withdrawing forces from key ports in the city of ho data. The group says the pelote is a result of a u n brokered peace agreement aimed at ending the country's four year long. Civil war NPR's limo. Alario has more the UN's redeployment coordination committee said the troop redeployment was the first practical step on the ground under the pact. This marks the first major breakthrough in peace efforts to end a war that has killed tens of thousands of people and brought Yemen to the brink of feminine the UN mission says it will monitor the redeployment which is expected to take place over the next four days, which is expected to take place over the next four days under the agreements pro government forces are expected to leave positions around the outskirts of data. But the UN statement did not mention a similar move by pro-government forces who are backed by a Saudi UAE led military coalition lemonade, Ian and peer news Baidu in Cuba. LGBT rights activists using. Social media staged and unauthorized March against homophobia done several blocks of one of Havana's main roads before being stopped by police. The highly unusual March was the second by non-governmental organisation in the country in little more than a month. You're listening to NPR news. Less than two years after he was ousted from power. Former Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe's business empire facing growing death ish Mahfoud, Dewey Mundi, quote reports from Harare that Mugabe's farm equipment was put up for auction today. Dozens of trucks 'cause motorcycles trucks and other equipment for sale as Mugabe in this family face lawsuits for failure to pay for goods and services. Zimbabwe media reports the day faces heavy debts at one time dairy products from the farm whistled in Zimbabwe's grocery stores, the former president and this supporters held up the Chicago dairy farm is excessive story after Mugabe's headed the controversial land reform programme that saw funds seized from mostly white owners under Mugabe's rule Zimbabwe suffered any Konami collapse. And it continues to spiral for NPR news, east Mahfoud Ndukwe in Harare. Attorneys-general for more than forty states are suing the country's biggest generic drug manufacturers for allegedly conspiring to artificially inflate and manipulate prices for more than one hundred drugs worth billions of dollars in sales in the US that includes drugs for diabetes cancer and arthritis along with other medical conditions. A spokesman for Teva pharmaceuticals one of the companies named in the suit said, the drug maker hasn't engaged in any conduct that would lead to civil or criminal liability suit also names, fifteen individual senior executives responsible for sales marketing and pricing. I'm Janine Herbst. And you're listening to NPR news from Washington.

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"This message comes from NPR sponsor. Comcast business. Business has always been driven by innovators. That's why Comcast business is helping you with technology that provides better experiences. Comcast business beyond fast live from NPR news in Washington, I'm Janine Herbst in a speech to conservative activists at the conservative political action conference or CPAC outside Washington DC today. President Trump alternated between bragging and grievance denouncing Democrats as part of the socialist nightmare as NPR's got detro- reports. Here a lot to say about the Russia investigation. The president walk through a lot of the usual complaints about Robert Muller and congressional Democrats. But with a lot more intensity he said the investigations into him are b s but he did not abbreviate the word not as much on Conan south. But a lot about the way that these congressional investigations are starting to spiral out and look at new leads including Trump's business career. The president is trying to frame that as the Democrats. Scrambling trying to do anything they can to bring him down. NPR Scott detro- reporting in California to Sacramento police officers who shot and killed an unknown on armed black man last year won't face criminal charges. We will not charged with any criminal light late into the shooting in the use of force on. Sacramento county district attorney Anne Marie Schubert says the use of lethal force by the officers was lawful. She says the officers one white one black believe they were in imminent danger of death or bodily injury. Police say they thought the twenty two year old stuff on Clark vandalism suspect had a gun, but investigators only found a cell phone. He was shot seven times in his grandmother's yard Clark's mother was at the press conference and slam. Schubert's saying the fight for Justice will continue dozens of protesters gathered at police headquarters after the announcement peacefully demonstrating activists say they are planning targeted demonstrations instead of mass protests downtown what he Johnson, the US ambassador to the U K as attacking what he says are myths about American food exports made the comments after the US outlined objectives for post Brexit trade deal and pure Shanna. Van Zandt has more Johnson says US food exports are safe and concerns are driven by people with the protectionist agenda. Amy mount is with greener, UK and environ. In mental lobby group, which just saying that a a trade deal should not come at the expense of of all high environmental standards. We're actually ruined situation where with faced with all sorts of really worrying environmental trends. We don't want to see British pharma's undercut by lower-quality imports wherever they may come from some in Britain, say US food exports such as chlorine washed chicken, and genetically modified crops should not be allowed into British markets. Shannon. Vincent, NPR news. A winter storm making its way across much of the United States is bringing rain snow and bitter cold to some hearts. The storm is spreading from the Sierra, Nevada, and is moving across the plain states overnight where temperatures are expected to plummet the national weather services the wind chill in parts of Illinois could be twenty below by Monday morning. The storm is heading east. You're listening to NPR news. A populist anti European Union party looks likely to gain seats in Eastonia as the country elects, a new parliament Sunday and your share of Teri Schultz reports almost half of one million eligible voters of already cast their ballots. Estonia's ruling centre-left center party was leading in the polls headed into voting day expected to hold onto more than a quarter of seats. The liberal Reform Party centers traditional rival appears to be in second place in the battle for the one hundred one seats in the rigi coup. Both leading parties are staunchly pro e u and they're worried about the rise of the anti immigrant eurosceptic party E K R E, which looks likely to more than double its presence since the last elections for years ago. Supporters held a candlelight March last week demanding more autonomy for Estonia in two thousand five stoney became the first country in the world to use online voting in a national election. Now of the forty percent of people who already voted most did. So over the internet for NPR news. I'm Teri Schultz in Brussels. More than one million Subarus are being recalled. The automaker says the brake like might not light up properly. This recall covers certain twenty fourteen through twenty sixteen foresters twenty two thousand eight through twenty sixteen impresses and twenty thirteen through twenty seventeen crosstrek vehicles, Subaru says cleaning products containing silicone can emit a gas that can seep into the brake lamps switch and that could make the electricals cut off the electrical contact that can stop the brake lights from working, but the brakes will still function. I'm Janine herbs to end. You're listening to NPR news from Washington.

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"Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Jeanine herbst. Seven of the top. Democratic presidential contenders are facing off in a debate hosted by. ABC News in New Hampshire. Sure at this hour ahead of a primary in the state on Tuesday. NPR's Aswa holiday is at the debate and has more. This is the first debate we'd had since the results of the Iowa caucuses in one clear indication. We've seen that. The race dynamics have changed is the degree to which multiple candidates came directly after the former mayor of South Bend Indiana Peak Buddha Ludi judge criticizing him for his lack of experience particularly any governing experienced in Washington. DC NPR's Osma holid- While the Associated Press did not call a winner. In the Iowa caucuses. Buddha judge was ahead of Bernie Sanders by about one tenth of a percentage point in state delegates. A federal appeals court. His rejecting a law suit brought by Democratic members of Congress who alleged that president trump violated the constitution's anti-corruption emoluments clause NPR's Ryan. Lucas has more a three judge panel in the DC Circuit Court of Appeals ruled unanimously to congressional lawmakers lacked standing to sue the president. More than two hundred Democrats that's brought the lawsuit against trump in two thousand seventeen arguing that he is violating the emoluments clause by doing business with foreign governments and a twelve page ruling. The judges right that the claim claimed by the lawmakers is based entirely on the loss of political power and they say the lawmakers can use their voices to make their case to the American people. The court however cannot participate in the debate. This is one of three cases pending that relate to trump and his businesses Ryan Lucas. NPR News Washington. The trump administration's attempt to block New Yorkers from from enrolling entrusted traveler. Programs is heading to court as Joel rose reports. The state's governor announced the pending lawsuit today the Department of Homeland Security will will no longer allow New York state residents to sign up for popular programs intended to speed up international travel because of a state law that blocks immigration authorities from accessing motor vehicle vehicle records New York Governor Andrew. Cuomo says the state will challenge that suspension in court. You can't do that. It's an abuse of power. It is extortion Russian. New York's green light law allows immigrants to get driver's licenses without proving they are in the country. Legally it also prohibits states. DMV from sharing information with immigration gratien authorities unless a judge orders them to homeland security officials. Call that dangerous but CUOMO argues they could get the same information about criminal records from the F. B. I Joel rose. NPR News Americans relied on the plastic. Allot over the holidays. The Federal Reserve says borrowing on credit cards rose by the largest amount more than twenty years in December total. US Consumer Borrowing Rose Twenty two point one billion dollars. It's the biggest one month gaining credit card debt since nineteen and a half have a billion dollar increase in April of Nineteen Ninety Eight alstreet lower by the closing bell. You're listening to. NPR news from Washington. Public health officials at Atlanta's Hartsfield Jackson International Airport and ten other American airports screened more than seventeen thousand travellers. Since last a Sunday Sam Whitehead of member station. WABC in Atlanta reports. It's part of the effort to catch people coming into the US. From China who might have Corona Virus Paris the Department of Homeland Security and Customs and border protection are assisting the Centers for Disease Control and prevention with screenings. Robert Redfield is director the public health agency. We are grateful to these travelers for their cooperation and patients as we employ aggressive public health measures to confront this virus. Redfield L. says he expects to see more cases of corona virus in the country from incoming travelers but he says the immediate risk to the American public is low. US citizens who have been part of China where the viruses most active or subject to fourteen days of mandatory quarantine if they decide to return home for NPR news. I'm Sam Whitehead. In Atlanta the National Transportation Safety Board says there is no outward sign of engine failure in the helicopter crash that killed Kobe. Toby Bryant and eight other people almost three weeks ago in its initial report the NTSB says the Sikorsky helicopter collided with hilly terrain and Calabasas California January January twenty. Sixth investigators also say they have a substantial amount of evidence in the crash and say they're confident they'll be able to determine a cause and any contributing factors enters ultra lower by the bell. The Dow Down Two hundred seventy seven points Nasdaq down. Fifty one is Janine Herbs N._p._R.. News in Washington.

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