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"Song for it, Getting the song out of your head. You have to sing it to get it out, And that's the same with writing. I five coming up here now The news is first. Live from NPR NEWS. I'm Janine Herbst. President Biden is announcing eight more nominees to serve as federal judges. NPR's Carrie Johnson reports The new selections continue his focus on diversity. Lucy Coe would be the first Korean American woman to serve on the U. S Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Co. Was nominated for the same job in the Obama years, but she languished without a vote in the Senate. Currently serves as a federal judge in Northern California. The White House also nominated Holly Thomas for another opening on the ninth Circuit Appeals court. Thomas is a black woman who now works as a superior court judge in Los Angeles. Earlier in her career, she handled appellate cases for the civil rights division of the Justice Department. The president's elected California Court of Appeal Justice Gabriel Sanchez for a third opening on the ninth Circuit. The federal judgeships require Senate confirmation and carry lifetime tenure. Carrie Johnson NPR NEWS Washington Solar power could generate about 40% of the country's electricity by 2035 without raising utility rates. That's according to a new Department of Energy study. NPR's Jeff Brady reports. That benchmark would require a massive solar construction boom over the next decade and a half. The Energy Department's solar futures study shows a path to reaching President Biden's climate change goal of zeroing out greenhouse gas emissions from the power sector by 2035. The US gets only about 3% of its electricity from solar. Now that's after years of double digit growth. Reaching 40% would require extraordinary levels of construction and overcoming obstacles like citing constraints and a solar panel trade dispute with China. Instead of raising utility bills. Much of the funding would come from federal incentives included in a $3.5 trillion infrastructure bill. Democrats hope to pass soon Jeff Brady NPR NEWS House Speaker Nancy Pelosi today called President Biden's $3.5 trillion build back a better bill transformative. And says Democrats won't request more than that which will cut the effective price tag. We will be taking some responsibility to pay for what is in there so that the cost For the future will be much lower than any 3.5. This is a moderate Democrats push back against the cost of the bill. Pelosi says the bill is long overdue. The legislation includes funding for childcare and other worker benefits. Employers in the US once again posted a record number of job openings in July for the second month in a row as companies struggle to find workers. The Labor Department says job openings rose to 10.9 million, up from the previous record of 10.2 million in June. But the department says actual hiring fell slightly. From June to July and layoffs rose. Wall Street is trading lower. At this hour. The Dow was down 65 points the NASDAQ Down 95 points the S and P 500 down six. This is NPR. The Jazz world is mourning the death of historian and radio host Phil Shop. He was 70 years old and had been fighting cancer. His death was announced by Columbia University's W. K C R, where shop was a DJ for some 50 years. NPR's Elizabeth Blair has this appreciation. The National Endowment for the Arts called Phil Shop, a one man support system for jazz. He won Grammys for album, liner notes, producing and remastering historic recordings. For decades, New York jazz lovers woke up to bird flight, his radio show dedicated to Charlie Parker, Growing up in Queens Chap met jazz greats like Lester Young and Milt Hinton. When he was honored as an any A jazz master shot made it clear he revered jazz musicians. They.

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03:11 min | 1 year ago

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"I'm Janine Herbst. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says lawmakers are moving on an aggressive timeline to push a massive budget reconciliation bill through the chamber this month. NPR's Windsor Johnston reports. The $3.5 trillion measure is facing pushback from some moderate Democrats who argue the cost of the bill is too high Speaker Pelosi is dismissing Democratic calls for a pause and deliberations on the spending package, saying the final price tag of the measure is still being negotiated. I don't know what the number will be we are marking at 3.5, We're not going above that. But we have to talk about what does it take? Where would you cut Childcare Family medical leave paid for Universal Pre K. Pelosi added that House Democrats will not be including a debt ceiling increase in this spending bill. Democrats are looking to approve the package through reconciliation, which would allow the Senate to bypass a Republican filibuster and pass the legislation with a simple majority. Windsor Johnston. NPR NEWS Washington And President Biden, a longtime supporter of Labor union, says the new infrastructure bill includes new public spending that will create jobs. Speaking from the White House today, Biden said the country was built by the middle class which unions built not Wall Street. Let me tell you something, my measure economic success. Is how families like mine growing up working families busting their neck how they're doing whether they have a little breathing room. Whether they have a job that deliver some dignity. Paycheck, they can support a family on. He also called for the passage of legislation that would encourage the formation of unions. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is calling on the Taliban to allow charter flights carrying Americans and at risk Afghans to depart from Afghanistan. The planes have been stuck at the airport in some organizers claim the State Department isn't doing enough to help. Blinken, though, says the U. S. Is doing everything in its power, but that the Taliban is not permitting the flights to leave. In Richmond, Virginia, amid cheers from onlookers, One of the largest Confederate monuments in the U. S. That of Confederate General Robert E. Lee has been taken down after 130 years in the formal capital of the Confederacy, this after years of controversy and legal challenges. From member station W. V TF. Jad Khalil has more workers made pretty short work out of the statue. They brought it down around nine a.m. that meant smaller crowds and were expected. Black Richmond is around. The site said there was still a lot of work to do in terms of dismantling institutional racism. But most said removing the symbol was a part of that process. Now the statue is on the ground, and workers are cutting it into smaller pieces. The pedestal that held it looks tall. In comparison, it's covered in protesters. Graffiti from the protests last summer, the pieces of the statue will be taken to storage until the state decides its fate for NPR news. I'm Jad Khalil enrichment. And you're listening to NPR news and support for NPR News comes from C three A. I c three AI software enables organizations to use artificial intelligence at Enterprise scale solving previously unsolvable problems. C three A. I. This is Enterprise AI..

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04:53 min | 1 year ago

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"Following one young man's story horse way and we discover the new frontier for asylum seekers. It's on the Guatemalan border. Far from prying eyes and public accountability. Mexico Offer opportunities for integration of refugees better than many developed country in the world. All this coming up on Latino USA. I'm Maria Rosa, Stay with us know Tobias. Live from NPR news. I'm Janine Herbst. Secretary of State, Antony Blinken is on his way to Doha, Qatar, the scene of the international diplomacy on Afghanistan. NPR's Michele Kelemen reports. He'll also stop in Germany, which like guitar, is a key transit country for Afghan refugees. While America's 20 year war in Afghanistan has come to a close secretary, Blinken says a new diplomatic chapter has begun. He plans to meet with US diplomats who left Kabul and are now operating out of an office in Doha. Lincoln says he'll also thank contrary leaders for helping in a massive evacuation effort from Doha. Blinken heads to Ramstein Air Base in Germany to meet with Afghans who are awaiting US visas. He'll also take part in a virtual meeting with more than 20 countries to try to keep up a united front with the Taliban AIDS to Blinken say he has no plans to meet with Taliban officials in Doha. Michele Kelemen. NPR NEWS The State Department, a Texas based anti abortion rights website, is back online again after moving to another Web hosting service. Texas Public Radio's Jerry Clayton has more the controversial websites now being hosted by Epic, a company known for hosting far right neo Nazi and other extremist content. The move to epic comes after Go Daddy announced Friday they would no longer hosts the site, which is designed for citizens to turn in their neighbors for a reward. Go. Daddy says the site violated their terms of service. A social media post apparently shows epic forced the website owners to remove a section that collected tips from user submissions. The new law, which bans abortions after six weeks. Allows Texans to turn in anyone who they believe is violating the law. Many tick tock, Reddit and other online groups began spamming the site with fake reports hoping to render it useless. I'm Jerry Clayton in San Antonio. Global air quality improved slightly during last year's Covid 19 lockdowns this, according to a new report from the United Nations on air pollution and climate change, But as Sam brash from Colorado public radio reports, a warming planet makes for a more dismal long term forecast, the report shows the pandemic did lead to brief improvements in air quality in many places. But Owen Cooper and atmospheric scientist at the University of Colorado Boulder who worked on the UN's bulletin says it clearly shows that the hotter the planet gets, the more people will breathe unhealthy air an increase in heat waves. And along with heat waves comes stagnant air masses will equal higher pollution levels at the surface. Cooper says aggressive climate policies to reduce carbon emissions would bring longer lasting improvements. For NPR News. I'm Sam Brash in Denver. In California. Tens of thousands forced to flee South Lake Tahoe because of a wildfire could start to return to their homes. Fire officials say Evacuation orders for the area were reduced to warnings this afternoon as calmer winds and better weather helped firefighters keep the killed or fire in check. This is NPR. President Biden has issued an order setting up a federal panel to support and promote historically black colleges and universities. NPR's Ayesha Roscoe reports Every White House since Jimmy Carter has had an initiative focused on helping Hbcu s Biden administration will hire an executive director to leave this push by working with White House officials to recommend policies and programs that would assist historically black colleges. One goal will be to increase access to federal funding to these institutions for research and financial aid for students. The Covid relief bill passed earlier this year provided $1.6 billion to H B. C. U. S. While presidents have pledged their support. For decades, the schools have struggled to survive due to rising costs and federal budget cuts. Former President Donald Trump moved the HBCU initiative from the Department of Education to the White House to try to raise the profile of the effort. Aisha Roscoe NPR news Labor Day weekend is traditionally one of the sleepiest at the movies. But the Marvel film Frankie and the Legend of the 10 rings smashed the record for Labor Day openings with an estimated $71 million in ticket sales. This weekend. The weekends grow so far for Marvel's first film, led by an Asian superhero ranks as one of the best tape use of the pandemic. It trails only the.

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02:20 min | 1 year ago

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"Janine Herbst, the top Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee says the Taliban are holding up some charter planes that have been trying to evacuate Americans and Afghans. As NPR's Michele Kelemen reports, The situation remains murky. Republican Congressman Michael McCaul of Texas tells Fox News Sunday that American citizens and Afghan interpreters are being held up on planes in the city of Mazar e Sharif. Some advocacy groups have been trying to get people out that they say the state Department left behind. The State Department spokesperson says the U. S. Is prepared to help all remaining U. S citizens green card holders and at risk Afghans who want to leave. But it is warning against these charters, saying that it has no way to confirm who's on the plane. The U. S has no personnel on the ground and no air assets in the country. The U. S has been working with Qatar and Turkey to reopen the airport in Kabul. Michele Kelemen. NPR NEWS, The State Department President Biden visits New York and New Jersey this week to view the damage from the remnants of IDA that caused devastating flash flooding and left at least 50 people dead. NPR's Amy held reports. The administration says the damage shows the need for legislation to address climate change. Old infrastructure is contending with the new reality of climate change, and experts say warming waters will just keep on fueling worsening storms. Speaking to ABC is this week, White House senior adviser Cedric Richmond says it should be addressed in legislation and called on Congress to pass Biden's multi trillion dollar spending agenda. People should see now more than ever how important it is. Have resiliency and to shore up electrical grid and invest in our infrastructure. A $3.5 trillion measure also addresses climate policy. But Senator Joe Manchin, a moderate who support Democrats can't afford to lose, says his party's rushing through the spending and is calling for a strategic parts. Amy held NPR news. The storm is also blamed for at least 13 deaths in Louisiana, where it first came ashore. Senator Elizabeth Warren joined California's governor Gavin Newsom today urging voters to turn in mail ballots and the recall election that could remove the Democratic incumbent from office. Newsom is warning that the race will come down to voter turnout. All we want is communicate a simple message No and go.

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01:47 min | 1 year ago

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"From NPR news. I'm Janine Herbst. Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards says the death toll from Hurricane IDA has now risen to at least 12. That brings the total death toll from the stormed more than 60, including at least 49 in the Northeast. Governor. Edwards asked residents to remain patient, as many are still without power and hot, humid conditions. There's not even rate of restoration going on, and that's always going to be the case, and I'm always happy to see people getting powered up. And some people are going to be quite a while. The state's energy utility, says some could be without power for weeks in the Northeast. Cleanup continues after the remnants of IDA hit the area, causing massive flooding. President Biden will tour damaged areas in New York and New Jersey this week. And many residents were surprised when the remnants of IDA brought tornadoes and deadly flooding. NPR's Jeff Brady reports. Storms like this are what scientists have long warned about in Bridgeport, Pennsylvania, Brenda Knight had to evacuate her flooded home. Asked if she had expected such a severe storm because of climate change, not at all. This is a complete surprise. While scientists have long warned of extreme weather meteorologist Bernadette Woods, Placke with climate Central says people are not ready for it. Even if everyone was super prepared for something like this. Our infrastructure in our society is not black. He says policymakers need to make communities more resilient to climate fueled extreme weather because more of its coming and she says humans have another big job at the same time, cutting the greenhouse gases that warm the climate in the first place. Jeff Brady. NPR NEWS PHILADELPHIA Kentucky's governor, Andy Beshear, says he's calling the state's Republican led legislature into special session to shape pandemic.

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Passenger Boat in Bangladesh Sinks After Collision, 22 Dead

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Passenger Boat in Bangladesh Sinks After Collision, 22 Dead

"After their passenger boat sank Friday with more than 100 people on board. The driver of a cargo vessel that is suspected of colliding with the passenger boat has been arrested. An emergency service official says. Despite earlier reports of dozens missing, they found no. One after searching the area for 24 hours, the boat had no passenger list, which is common in the area. The accidents are common in Bangladesh because of unskilled workers and poor enforcement of safety rules. I'm Janine Herbst, and you're listening to

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03:00 min | 1 year ago

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"From NPR news. I'm Janine Herbst. The White House says more than 16,000. People have been evacuated from Kabul in the last 24 hours. NPR's Ayesha Roscoe reports President Biden pledged to bring home every American who wants to leave Afghanistan. That the country has been taken over by the Taliban. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan said that a few 1000 Americans have been evacuated from the country, he said President Biden believes the U. S is making progress dozens of flights thousands now tens of thousands of people evacuated from the country. We believe today will be an efficient and effective day and tomorrow and the next day as well and as I said he is taking this day by day. Will make his determinations as we go. The U. S. Is said to completely withdraw by August 31st. But some allies have called on the White House to extend that deadline. Sullivan says that the president will make the decision on whether more time is needed. Aisha Roscoe. NPR NEWS The White House in Florida. The politically charged debate over wearing masks in schools to guard against coronavirus infection is now before a judge hearings got underway today in a lawsuit the challenges Governor Ron De Santis is order Reserving the student mass decision for parents when the Legislature did the parents Bill of Rights. This is exactly one of the reasons why they did it because they looked and they understood certain things. Really should be decided by the parents and not decided by the government. This is said school boards should have the authority to require masks as a health and safety matter. At least seven school districts with more than a million students say they will require masks despite the governor's order. People have become more open to discussing their mental health and seeking help during the pandemic, according to a new survey by the National Alliance on Mental Illness. But as NPR's re to Chatterjee reports, access to mental health care is still a challenge for most, about four in 10. People didn't know how to access services for mental health, and many said that cost Was a big hurdle to accessing care psychiatrist Dr Ken Dark Wood is the medical director for the National Alliance on Mental Illness. 52% of People. Said Cost prevents them from trying a treatment they're interested in. And the population of uninsured people reported 74%. Say cost prevents them from trying a treatment. However, among those who could afford treatment, the vast majority said it was helpful. Aretha Chatterjee. NPR news Leader of the far right extremist group. Proud Boys has been sentenced to five months in jail. Enrique Terrio burned up Black Lives matter Banner and brought to high capacity firearms magazines into the nation's capital days before the January 6th insurrection at that building, led by pro Trump rioters, he pleaded guilty last month. Wall Street higher by the close with the NASDAQ and Record territory. The Dow was up 215 points the NASDAQ Up 227. This is NPR. From W. ABC News in Atlanta. I'm.

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02:48 min | 1 year ago

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"Kyu young North Highlands, Sacramento. Good morning. In some parts of this country, Covid 19 is surging again that is directly linked to low vaccination rates, according to a new analysis from NPR and John Top kins more on morning edition from NPR News. The Chinese Communist Party turns 100 years old this month. I'm Noel King. And I'm Leila Fadel. We take you on a tour of some of the party's historic sites to see what we can learn about its future. Thousands of people in India paid for fake vaccines. Saltwater police are investigating the scam. And in Texas Republicans are making another attempt to pass legislation that would limit voting access. Plus the latest from StoryCorps. It's Friday, July 9th run, Forrest Run, Tommy Thanks, 65. The news is next. Live from NPR news. I'm Janine Herbst. With the Delta variant, now dominant in the U. S. Health officials are becoming increasingly alarmed about new hot spots emerging around the country. As NPR's Rob Stein reports new analysis by NPR and Johns Hopkins University links those hotspots to dangerously low vaccination rates. NPR and Johns Hopkins analyzed hundreds of hot spot counties around the country, and the analysis dramatically illustrates the link between low vaccination rates and sustained transmission of the virus. In those counties, most 92% are experiencing surges of infections lasting at least 30 days. Most of these counties are in rural areas in the South, Midwest and West. But the analysis shows the state Hospital counties, fueled by low vaccination rates can be found throughout the country, even in suburban and urban areas and even in states with high vaccination rates overall. Rob Stein. NPR news 64 people are now confirmed dead in the collapse of a condo building in Surfside, Florida More than 70 are still reported missing NPR's Greg Allen reports, officials say they're not using more heavy equipment to clear rubble at the site of the collapse. Miami Dade County's fire chief says crews are making progress, but he can't estimate how long before the work will be complete. Officials say they're closely monitoring the middle health of crews and support personnel working on the recovery effort. To get regular breaks where they receive stress debriefings from counselors. Miami Dade's police director Freddy Ramirez says people working on the scene also are being rotated out. There's gonna be a long process and it's important that we keep that temper. We keep our people fresh and we look out for them. Make sure that That their operational officials confirmed.

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02:56 min | 1 year ago

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"I'm Greg Kat. We're halfway through the year and we're taking stock of our favorite releases that have come out so far in 2021 from a posthumous record by a giant in his field. To a stunning debut to new artistic perspectives. We're sharing our best of lists for 2021 so far that's coming up on sound opinions. Live from NPR news. I'm Janine Herbst. The White House says President Biden plans to host Israel's new president Reuven Rivlin, at the White House on June 28 In a statement, White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki said President Rivlin's visit will highlight the enduring partnership between the U. S and Israel. The role of president in Israel is largely ceremonial, but it's also meant to promote unity among ethnic and religious groups. The government changed after last month's fighting between Israel and Hamas militants in Gaza also touched off rare mob violence among the Jewish majority and Arab minority in Israeli cities. Wisconsin Republican Senator Ron Johnson stopped a news conference at Milwaukee's Juneteenth Day celebrations today after hecklers criticized his appearance at the festivities. Corn back of member station. W. W M has more. Last year, Johnson blocked efforts in the Senate to declare Juneteenth Day of federal holiday. But a few days ago, he announced he was dropping his opposition and the measure passed while he was meeting with Milwaukee. Reporters in the middle of the Juneteenth gathering, some in the crowd started booing. Johnson protester Brandon Wilborn later questioned Johnson sincerity about the holiday. So how you show up to something that you really don't support Johnson's security detail, and local police escorted the lawmaker to another part of the Juneteenth festivities for NPR news. I'm Chuck quarterback in Milwaukee. Police in Arizona say a pickup truck driver ran into a bicyclists competing in a community road race in the eastern part of the state today, critically injuring several writers. Member station. Cage's Yvonne Jones has more The crash took place during an annual cycling event in show low about three hours northeast of Phoenix. After the crash, police chased the suspect and shot him outside a nearby hardware store. The suspect was hospitalized in critical but stable condition. Police spokeswoman Christine Slater says six victims were transported to a hospital and solo. Of those six victims. Four are in critical condition and two are in critical but stable condition. Slater says At least two others involved in the crash transported themselves to an area hospital. One victim was airlifted to a hospital in central Arizona. The Arizona Department of Public Safety is investigating the police shooting of the suspect for NPR news. I'm von Jones in Phoenix. The West is still dealing.

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02:57 min | 1 year ago

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"News. I'm Janine Herbst. President. Biden described his efforts at the Group of Seven summit to rebuild relations with allies and extraordinary success. But as NPR's Franco Ordonez reports, the president declined to explain why he's holding onto some trump era policies against those same allies. President Biden declared that America is back at the table. At a press conference following the conclusion of the three day summit in Cornwall, England. He told reporters that everyone at that table understood quote the seriousness and challenges that we're up against. That democracies need to step up and deliver for the rest of the world by the next goes to NATO in Brussels, where he will give full throated US support for the alliance. But he is also expected to hear concerns from European leaders about why he has not lifted trump era tariffs on steel and aluminum. He told reporters who asked about those concerns that he needed more time. Franco Ordonez NPR NEWS BRUSSELS Israel has a new prime minister. Far right politician of Holly Bennett has been sworn in ending Benjamin Netanyahu's record breaking 12 year run in office. NPR's cat Langsdorf has more from Jerusalem. Four years, Netanyahu convinced Israeli voters he was indispensable that he was the best option to defend the country and keep the economy afloat. But that feeling among voters faded after multiple deadlocked elections in the last two years Well, Netanyahu tried to fight off corruption charges. In recent days, there have been heated demonstrations on both sides and rhetoric was heated inside Parliament, too. New prime minister, Bennett was repeatedly heckled. He responded by saying, quote, Your screams are as loud as your failure. Netanyahu railed against the incoming government, calling it quote fraudulent and dangerous. In English. He vowed that his party now the opposition party, which he still leads will be back soon. Cat Langsdorf NPR NEWS Jerusalem A federal judge in Houston, Texas, has dismissed a lawsuit that was filed by 117 Healthcare workers at a hospital who refused to get vaccinated. Houston Methodist, then suspended those employees. Hospital officials say more than 99% of its 22,000 employees did get the vaccine. The 117 workers those sued, saying the vaccine mandate is unlawful and quote forces employees to be human guinea pigs as a condition for continued employment. The judge rejected that argument, though, saying the hospital's policy doesn't violate federal law or public policy. The employees those say they do plan to appeal. A lucky bidder is set to join Jeff Bezels, founder of Amazon on a rocket trip with his space company, Blue Origin. The auction for the trip was held yesterday They paid $28 million You're listening to NPR News.

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04:41 min | 1 year ago

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"From NPR News. I'm Janine Herbst. It's the third day of an Egyptian brokered truce between Israel and Hamas says Egypt continues to try to solidify it. And NPR's Mara Liasson reports on the Bide administration's approach to the decades long conflict. The biggest changes that President Biden unlike past Although President Biden insists his approach to Israel hasn't changed at all, there's no shift in my commitment. Commitment to the security of Israel period. No shift, not at all. But that statement came in response to a question about whether his party has changed and it has Progressive base of the Democratic Party, views the Israeli Palestinian conflict through a racial justice, lens and increasingly champions the Palestinian cause. And last week, staunch supporters of Israel, like Democratic senators, Bob Menendez and Chuck Schumer criticized Israel's actions in Gaza and publicly called for a cease fire before President Biden did. Mara Liasson NPR news European Union governments are calling it shocking, unprecedented and utterly unacceptable. The Belarusian authorities forced a Ryanair flight to divert from its root and Landon minx. That in order to arrest an opposition journalist on board, he results reports. EU leaders will discuss sanctions against Belarus at their summit that starts on Monday, Belarussian authorities signal there was a bomb on board the flight from Athens to Vilnius to convince the pilots to make an emergency landing in Minsk. Coloration Blogger Room and put a savage, who is critical of the government was then arrested you, council President Shall Michelle says Prada ceviche must be immediately released and promises there will be consequences for what he calls this unprecedented incident. Teri Schultz reporting an advisory panel to the CDC says it's looking into reports of heart inflammation. People who receive M R N a covert 19 vaccines, Sam Whitehead of member Station W. EB reports, The panel has found a handful of reports and young people and say most of those cases seem mild. The CDC is Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, released a statement on the relatively few reported cases of my own card itis last week. It says they seem to occur in male adolescents and young adults and typically within four days after vaccination more often following a second dose. Most cases appear to be mild, the panel says, and follow up is ongoing. It recommends doctors be informed that the potential for mile card itis going to be on the lookout for it, and people who have been vaccinated. Vaccine advisory panel recently recommended fighters in Marin. A vaccine for anyone, 12 years and up. Modernism are in a vaccine is recommended for people 18 and older. For NPR News. I'm Sam Whitehead in Atlanta. And you're listening to NPR news from Washington. Convicted murderer Dylann roofs. Attorneys will be back in court this week, arguing that his conviction and death sentence should be overturned. Roof is the white supremacist who killed nine worshippers at a black church in South Carolina and 2015 aural arguments are scheduled Tuesday before a three judge panel on the fourth Circuit U. S Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia. Roof who went back and forth and representing himself for using his attorneys filed his appeal in January of 2020, where his attorneys argued he was too mentally ill at the time to represent himself. They want the sentence suspended until a proper assessment of roof can be done. BBC journalist who conducted a controversial interview with Princess Diana 25 years ago, has apologized for using falsified bank documents to obtain that interview. As Villa marks reports from London. During the interview, Diana exposed details of her deeply troubled marriage to Prince Charles. Month of the shared told the British newspaper he regretted his actions and felt deeply sorry for Diana's sons, Princes William and Harry. But he rejected claims that by showing Diana's brother forge bank statements suggesting she was under surveillance, he'd fueled her paranoia. He also insists that she was content about the interview that accelerated her estrangement from the royal family and subsequently remained on friendly terms with him. His apology contrasts sharply with the statement from the BBC's former director General Tony Hall to resign Saturday from a high profile post of Britain's national gallery, insisting leadership meant taking responsibility. NPR news. I'm Billa marks in London. And I'm Janine Herbst, and you're listening to NPR news. This is 19.9. W B u r N w b u.

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03:22 min | 1 year ago

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"Plus, can Democrats hang onto Senate seats in the traditionally red states of Georgia and Arizona? People would be very upset and say, Well, if I can't tell the difference between the Democrats and the Republicans on the ballot, and why do I even need to bother and turning out to vote? First? The news Live from NPR news. I'm Janine Herbst. Social conservatives are cheering an announcement that the U. S. Supreme Court will take up a major abortion case. While we're reproductive rights groups warn it could open the door to overturning the landmark Roe v. Wade decision. As NPR's Sarah McCammon reports. It's the first such case since conservative Justice Amy Cockney Barrett joined the bench. The Mississippi law at the center of the case bans abortion after 15 weeks. Previous Supreme Court rulings have allowed states some leeway to restrict abortion later in pregnancy, while guaranteeing the right to an abortion before a fetus is able to live outside a woman's body. In a statement, Marjorie Dannenfelser of the anti abortion rights group the Susan B. Anthony list, Called the decision to take the case Quote ah, landmark opportunity for the Supreme Court to recognize the right of states to protect unborn Children. Nancy Northup of the Center for Reproductive Rights, which is fighting the Mississippi Law, released a statement saying Alarm bells are ringing loudly about the threat to reproductive rights. She knows that several states already have laws on the books that could ban abortion if Roe v. Wade is overturned. Sarah McCammon NPR NEWS Washington President. Biden says that by the end of June, the U. S will donate an additional 20 million vaccine doses to other countries. Bringing the total to 80 million far more than any other nation. NPR's Tamara Keith reports while still urging all Americans to get vaccinated, President Biden says the U. S has enough doses on order to begin sharing more aggressively with other countries. Russia and China have been sharing and selling vaccines in the developing world, while the Biden administration contributed money to the global vaccine effort, but prioritized using doses domestically first Now, Biden says. In addition to donating vaccines, the U. S will be working to rally allies behind an ambitious effort to stamp out Covic. Globally. We'll share these vaccines and service of ending the pandemic everywhere. And we will not use our vaccines to secure favors from other countries. The goal, he said, will be to distribute vaccines equitably around the globe. No strings attached. Hammer. Keith NPR news The deadline to file federal taxes is today, more than a month later than usual. NPR's David Garrard has more when the IRS announced the delay, the commissioner said. These are unusual circumstances and this has been a tough time for many people. Quickest way to get refunds, The iris says is to file forms Elektronik Lee, but the pandemic has slowed down processing and it can take three weeks to get a refund. Also today, some 39 million households with Children will start receiving monthly payments from the government. Expanded child tax credit is in effect for a year. President Biden has called on Congress to extend it through the year. 2025 David Gora, NPR NEWS Wall Street Lower by the closing bell, the Dow down 54 points. NASDAQ Down 50. This is NPR. 68 degrees at 504. I'm Odette yourself with WB. Easy news in for.

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"janine herbst" Discussed on KCRW

KCRW

02:54 min | 1 year ago

"janine herbst" Discussed on KCRW

"News. I'm Janine Herbst. Protesters took to the streets across Iraq today condemning Israel and its allies, the U. S and a show of support for Palestinians in Gaza. NPR's Ruth Sherlock reports. Oh, Medina put an end to them Iraqis chant in downtown Baghdad. In this video of the protest. They're calling on a mammal, matty that many mostly Shia Muslims believe was hidden by God. Reappear at the end of times and lead an era of Islamic justice. Some interpret this as the defeat of Israel. Protesters also stamped on and then set fire to Israeli and American flags. Demonstrations in support of Palestinians took place in several other Iraqi cities to on dingy Jordan and in Lebanon, where crowds tried to reach the country's border with Israel to mark the Naqba, Arabic for catastrophe, which is the anniversary of the displacement of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians in the 1948 war that led to the creation of the state of Israel. With Sherlock NPR News, Beirut and Israeli air strike leveled a high rise building that house some prominent news organizations in Gaza City today, The 12 story building was evacuated about an hour beforehand, and as of now, no lives have been reported lost. NPR's Dustin Jones reports. The building was home to residential apartments, as well as several media offices, including The Associated Press and Al Jazeera. AP President and CEO Gary Pruitt said he was shocked and horrified by the attack. He said the Israeli military is long known. The building was home to journalists Israel Defense force that the building was used by Hamas intelligence offices and you civilian offices as a human shield. Idea Give about an hour's notice two civilians to evacuate before fighter jets destroyed the building. This week, Massa's fired hundreds of rockets into Israel, which have had Gaza with Ariel and artillery fire. At least 139 people have been killed in Gaza and eight more in Israel. Doesn't Jones NPR news? Gas stations in the Washington area are dealing with gas shortages after the ransomware attack on the colonial pipeline let this week Dominic Maria Vanessa from member station W. A. M U has more panic buying and slow restoration of fuel gas stations in the DC area have caused widespread outages. Almost 80% of the stations in D. C. 37% in Virginia. And 35% in Maryland are experiencing outages, according to gasbuddy dot com. The Energy Department says gas availability should be back to normal within a few days. But Patrick Dae Han, an analyst with gasbuddy dot com, because it could take weeks to restore fuel at stations. BC area residents took to Twitter this week, posting videos of long lines of the pump and signed saying out of fuel. For NPR News on Dominique Maria but messy. Rombauer has won the 146 running of the Preakness Stakes, the second leg of the Triple Crown. The Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit, had the lead from the start but faded back at the end..

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"janine herbst" Discussed on KCRW

KCRW

03:34 min | 1 year ago

"janine herbst" Discussed on KCRW

"Russia and beyond now news Live from NPR news. I'm Janine Herbst. The Israeli military is sending ground troops into Gaza. It's the first time ground forces have been used in this conflict with Hamas. This could represent a major escalation in the fighting. As an official said the attack included intense airstrikes. At least 109 Gazans have already died in the fighting, and seven Israelis have been killed. President Biden is celebrating the new CDC guidance on masks in most settings. If you're fully vaccinated, you no longer need to wear one inside or out. NPR's Mara Liasson reports, according to the Center for Disease Control if you are fully vaccinated, that is 14 days after the second of two shots, in most cases, you no longer have to wear a mask indoors or out. President Biden called it a great milestone for the country now that the fully vaccinated can do a lot of things like shake hands or kiss their grandkids. Reading others of the smile. With a smile. So It's a good day for the country. There's been a lot of confusion about exactly what the rules were. Sometimes the president himself wore a mask outside. Sometimes he didn't But now it's clear and the White House hopes the new rules on masking will be an incentive for a lot of people. President's goal is to get 70% of American adults vaccinated by July. 4th Mara LIASSON NPR news The White House The trial of three former Minneapolis police officers charged with aiding and abetting in the death of George Floyd has been pushed back to March of next year. It had been scheduled for August. Judge Peter Cahill says he's postponing the criminal trial to allow the federal civil rights case against the officers to go first. He also cited the likely publicity that will surround the June 25th sentencing. Ah, former officer Derrick Show Vin convicted of second degree murder and other charges in Floyd's death. He was the officer who held his knee on Floyd's neck as he repeatedly said he couldn't breathe. Environmental Protection Agency is rescinding a trump era rule that required regulators to consider the cost in the benefit of air protections, and here's Nathan Rott reports. The move, like many of the Trump administration's aimed to make it harder to pass regulations in this case, clean air rules by making the EPA consider the cost of a regulation compared to the perceived benefit. Critics of the Trump will pointed out that it did not include the health benefits of cleaner air. In that analysis, Early deaths and illnesses from air pollution cost the U. S economy hundreds of billions of dollars a year. Also disproportionately affect people of color. Trump era rule also didn't factor in down the road costs of climate change from increased greenhouse gas emissions. Revoking the rules. EPA Administrator Michael Regan called it unnecessary and misguided. Nathan Rott. NPR NEWS Wall Street higher by the closing bell the Dow Up 433. You're listening to NPR news. This is KCRW news. I'm Larry Parole. Here's what's happening at 404. California needs to take a stronger stance against violence targeting the Asian, American, Asian American Pacific island, or or a P I community grew into a coalition of state lawmakers. They're seeking $200 million over the next three years to fight those hate crimes KCRW star Autry and has more on this new proposal. Most of the $200 million a California Asian Pacific Islander legislative caucus is requesting would go towards direct response that is victim services and prevention..

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"janine herbst" Discussed on WBUR

WBUR

02:46 min | 1 year ago

"janine herbst" Discussed on WBUR

"Janine Herbst, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of New York, a Democrat, and Republican Senator Joni Ernst of Iowa, say groundbreaking legislation to combat sexual assault in the military has the votes to pass in their chamber. NPR's Claudio the solace reports. This comes after years of failed attempts to get the needed support to pass the plan. The bill would move military cases of sexual assault and other serious crimes from the chain of command and into the hands of experienced prosecutors. Republican Senator Joni Earns two is a combat veteran and sex assault survivor opposed the bill before but now says it's time for a change. We should do everything that we can ensure that As Congress as American citizens are protecting those who protect US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has been pushing for the plan for eight years. We have enormous momentum. I think we're well over 60 votes at this point. The support bodes well for House version of the plan, which could be part of this year's defense. Bill Claude agrees. Ellis NPR NEWS Washington In eastern Idaho. Authorities say 1/6 grade girl brought a gun to her middle school in her backpack and shot two students and a custodian before being disarmed by a teacher. At a news conference officials say. All three are expected to survive their injuries, Jefferson County Sheriff Steve Anderson says So far the child's motive isn't clear. Nor do they know where she got the gun. There are signs that more Republicans are coming around to getting a covert 19 vaccine. Blake farmer of member Station W. PLN reports on new findings from the Kaiser family foundations. Vaccine tracker. There's been a partisan enthusiasm gap toward the vaccine since it became available, But Republicans are making up ground with more than half now saying they've taken or plan to take the covert vaccine as soon as possible. Danielson clear of Spring Hill, Tennessee is among those who has come around. Though many are still resistant. There's a rabid subset of conservatives who just go into panic mode. Trust. No one becomes their motto, You know, and you know when you have friends who were like that, it's weird. According to Kaiser's ongoing survey, one in five Republicans still say they definitely won't get vaccinated. But that's down from nearly a third last month as public health officials have been targeting outreach efforts to rural white conservatives for NPR news. I'm Blake Farmer in Nashville. Lord is Governor Rondi Santa's signed a sweeping voting bill into law today that he says will guard against fraud. Even the voter irregularities proved not to be a factor in the 2020 presidential election. Voting rights advocates immediately filed federal lawsuits calling the new law on American and saying that it targets Florida's black and Latino voters..

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22 Mummies Are Moved in a Glittering Display in Cairo

Fresh Air Weekend

00:37 sec | 2 years ago

22 Mummies Are Moved in a Glittering Display in Cairo

"Of 22 royal mummies across Cairo to a massive new museum in the city took place today. The ceremony snakes along the Nile from the Egyptian museum that overlooks Tahrir Square. The newly opened National Museum of Egyptian Civilization transporting 18 Kings and four Queens, mostly from the new Kingdom. Authorities shut down roads along the Nile to transport the mommies in climate controlled case is loaded onto trucks decorated with wings and Arrow inspired decides for the hour long journey from their previous home in the older museum. I'm Janine Herbst, and you're listening to NPR

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Mitch McConnell slams Trump for a 'disgraceful dereliction of duty'

It's Been A Minute

00:54 sec | 2 years ago

Mitch McConnell slams Trump for a 'disgraceful dereliction of duty'

"News on Janine Herbst. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell blasted former President Donald Trump for his role in the insurrection at the U. S Capitol last month. It is NPR's perverse front reports, McConnell did not vote to convict the former president because of constitutional concerns. McConnell called Trump's actions a quote, disgraceful dereliction of duty. Shortly after the Senate voted 57 to 43 to acquit the former president, there's no question Go on. President Trump is practically And morally responsible. For provoking the event. Ever die. But McConnell said the process of impeachment and conviction is a limited tool and that he believes Trump is not quote constitutionally eligible for conviction. Seven Republicans broke ranks with their party and voting for a

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"janine herbst" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

04:21 min | 2 years ago

"janine herbst" Discussed on KQED Radio

"Live from NPR news. I'm Janine Herbst. The U. S is on pace to record 400,000 confirmed deaths from Cove in 19 before the inauguration of President elect Joe Biden. NPR's Joel Rose reports, the incoming administration is looking to ramp up vaccinations quickly. Incoming White House chief of staff, Ron Claim, says the Biden administration is inheriting a quote mess. Here's claims speaking to CNN virus is gonna get worse before it gets better. So it's going to take awhile to turn this around. The average daily death toll from covert 19 has risen to more than 3000 President elect Biden has set an ambitious goal of injecting 100 million doses of Corona virus vaccine in his 1st 100 days in office 100 million doses in the first 100 Days is it is absolutely a doable thing. Dr. Anthony Fauci, speaking on NBC says new vaccines from AstraZeneca and Johnson and Johnson could be presented to regulators for emergency authorization in a matter of weeks. All Rose. NPR NEWS Washington Police have made two more arrests near security checkpoints in Washington, D. C as the nation's capital ramps up security due to fears of inauguration day violence. MPR's Rachel Treatment has more On Saturday, U. S. Capitol police arrested Linda McGovern of Connecticut, who they said falsely claimed to be an officer and member of the presidential Cabinet and tried to flee while being questioned at a security checkpoint. Just after midnight On Sunday, Metropolitan Police arrested Guy Berry of Virginia who was walking with a handgun visible in a holster. Officers determined he was not allowed to carry the firearm in D C and also discovered three high capacity magazines and 37 rounds of unregistered ammunition. The arrests come as officials have prepared for Wednesday's inauguration was security checkpoints, road closures and a heavy national Guard presence. Rachel Tradesmen. NPR NEWS Vice president elect Kamila Harris official resigned from her U S Senate seat tomorrow. NPR's Scott Tetreault reports. Harris didn't spend a long time in the U. S Senate, but she fast established herself as one of Democrats, top questioners and committees. Leaning on skill she honed is a California prosecutor. On Wednesday, Harris will be sworn in as vice president by Justice Sonia Sotomayor, and we used to Bible's one of a family friend who was a surrogate mother to Harris. Second one owned by Harris's political role model Justice Thurgood Marshall in a recent interview with NPR, Harris look forward to the ceremony. I will be thinking about my mother who's looking down from heaven. Um, I will be thinking about all of the people who are counting on us. Two. Lead. California's governor, Gavin Newsom, has tapped California Secretary of State Alex Padilla to Phil Harris is C Scott Dentro. NPR news U. S futures contracts are trading lower at this hour. You're listening to NPR news. Live from KQED News. I'm Kate Wolf. The city of Berkeley will consider making racism, a public health crisis as well as a threat and safety issue at a council meeting this Tuesday. The measure was introduced by former West Berkeley Council member Cheryl Davila. It calls for a serious of town halls in which community members can address the concerns of people of color. They would then look for solutions, like drafting more measures or providing additional resource is It also requires the city to record Covad data based on right race and ethnicity to see if larger health disparities have come about as a result of the pandemic locally. If adopted, the measure will take effect immediately. A special prosecutor appointed to review the Vallejo police killing of William McCoy has determined that the shooting was justified K goodies. Erica Cruise Guevara reports The police killing of Willie McCoy brought national attention to Vellios, now embattled police Department. In February of 2019 officers found McCoy sleeping in his vehicle. They said he had a gun in his lap when officers fired 55 shots into the car as he stirred awake. Special prosecutor Michael Ramos determined each officer was legally justified in their use of lethal force. Even officer Ryan McMann, who the department has since terminated for unsafe firearms conduct on the scene of McCoy's killing..

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"janine herbst" Discussed on KCRW

KCRW

02:40 min | 2 years ago

"janine herbst" Discussed on KCRW

"To KCRW. Live from NPR News on Janine Herbst. Democratic House lawmakers have drafted an impeachment article against President Trump, accusing him of inciting an insurrection over the attack on the Capitol building this week. Least five people died. They plan to formally introduce the proposal on Monday. A vote is possible by Wednesday. Meanwhile, a West Virginia lawmaker arrested and charged in connection with the attack. Has resigned his post 90 others have been arrested More than a dozen face federal charges. NPR's Ryan Lucas has more. One question that looms over all of this is whether there was an organized effort by right wing or self styled militia groups in the rampage at the Capitol. There has been public reporting, suggesting as much, officials say they are aware of those reports. They say they're looking at every angle here, but they had nothing to confirm on that front at this point, but that, of course, is something that we will be keeping an eye on in the days and weeks to come. Is this investigation proceeds? MPR's Ryan Lucas. Daily coronavirus deaths in the U. S have topped 4000 this week for the first time as new daily infections near 300,000 this as the CDC says only seven million of the 22 million vaccines that were distributed have been administered. NPR's Amy held reports the U. S is still facing weeks of a worsening surge post holiday festivities. The government's top infectious disease. Doctor, Anthony Fauci, tells NPR that the holidays also contributed to vaccination delays Right now, I think we just need to give a little bit slack, not a lot. We're past the holiday season. Now, let's really turn the afterburners on. It comes as the incoming Biden administration announced a major change in vaccination policy instead of keeping millions of doses in reserve as booster shots. Plan is to spread them out as first doses for more people. The goal remains to give the second shot on time, provided manufacturing speeds up how she expects by April. It will be what we call open season on vaccines, Everyone will be able to get a vaccine. Amy held NPR news. President elect Joe Biden plans to extend student loan payment relief to federal borrowers on quote Day one, according to his transition team. The latest suspension of payments and interest is set to expire on January 31st MPR's Elissa Nad Warney reports. Relief for more than 40 million borrowers has been extended and extended, and Biden plans to continue that on his first day in office. David Cayman is Biden's incoming deputy director of the National Economic Council who advises on economic policy. We've announced that on day one The president elect will direct the Department of Education to extend the.

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"janine herbst" Discussed on KCRW

KCRW

04:37 min | 2 years ago

"janine herbst" Discussed on KCRW

"Give it's 5 30 lie from NPR News. I'm Janine Herbst. The majority leader, Mitch McConnell blocked he had another attempt by some Democrats to vote on a bill that would increase stimulus payments to $2000. NPR's Scott Horsley reports. President Trump supports the bigger payments. A handful of Republicans did support the larger payments, including at least this week the to her keep competing in the Georgia run off. But most don't like the idea and the president's outspoken support for $2000 payments. Put those senators in a tough spot. You know, they had either go against their own preferences or go against the president. So McConnell save them the trouble of having to cash in awkward vote by saddling the $2000 payment idea with two unrelated provisions that are essentially lead weight. NPR's Scott Horsley. President Trump is extending a freeze on new temporary work visas for attack and other highly skilled workers. MPR's Franco Ordonez reports. The measure is another example of the Trump administration trying to box President elect's Joe Biden in on immigration policy. The extension means hundreds of thousands of foreigners looking to work in the United States. We'll continue to have to wait until at least the end of March before having another chance to attain the coveted visas. Trump signed the original proclamation in June, citing the need to protect the U. S labor force during the pandemic. It impacts workers in a variety of fields, including tech workers who entered the country on each one B visas, seasonal workers in the tourism industry and certain all pairs. The Holt was set to expire today, and there was a clash within the White House about what to do about the expiring moratorium. It was aggressively opposed by business leaders. Franco or Dona is NPR NEWS Wall Street higher by the closing bell, the Dow gaining 196 points to end a 30,606. That's a record high to end the year the NASDAQ Up 18 points the S and P 500 up 24. You're listening to NPR news. 5 32. This is KCRW news. I'm Matt Gillam as we approach the new Year, and Angelino is dying of covert 19 about every 10 minutes. That grim statistic has prompted the L. A County Department of Public Health to take a new tact as it warns residents about the dangers of the virus. Every 10 minutes on Twitter. Today, the department is tweeting out a brief statement about somebody who could be the next victim of Cove. It Some of the tweets include the neighborhood mail delivery person who saw all the kids on the block grow up and the friend who always wanted to go hiking at Griffith Park. Other tweets are shorter. Simply reading Dad or T O All of the tweets have the hashtag every 10 minutes as hospitals approached the breaking point with the current covered surge, public health officials are begging people to stay home tonight and not gather for New Year's. And those public officials range from everyone up to Governor Gavin Newsom on down the line. They're pleading to forego those celebrations. Joining that chorus of officials is L. A Mayor Eric Garcetti. We've seen Thanksgiving boat. We're feeling the possibility of a Christmas one. Please do not let us have a third surge that we simply Cannot take it here in Los Angeles as a result of our new year, Garcetti says. If people continue to gather, Ella hospitals will be overrun and medical care will not be available to everyone who needs it. LAPD chief Michael Moore says his department will be looking to break up large parties as the region reels from an unprecedented spike in covert cases will be out on both New Year's Eve and New Year's Day with heavy deployments will have aggressive patrol. Meanwhile, the L A sheriff's Department says it's arrested more than 200 people during a month long crackdown on underground parties that have been advertised online. On this final day of 2020 l A X is debuting what officials call the first on site Coronavirus Testing lab at a U. S airport. The tests are supposed to produce results in 3 to 5 hours and they cost $125. Labs in a container structure Your terminal six. You can also get tested at Terminal two and the Tom Bradley International Terminal, but it could take up to 24 hours to get the results. They're the lab is open from 8 a.m. to 6 P.m., and it's using PCR nasal swab tests. Airport officials say appointments are highly recommended, but some walk up appointments could be available. And finally, as Southern California continues to set unprecedented covert records, fitness centers are fighting to reopen California State home order in San Diego County's purple Tear restrictions on Lee allowed gyms to operate outdoors. So now a group of 25 gyms in San Diego are suing county and state officials saying the restrictions violate their constitutional rights..

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Senate takes up Barrett nomination, setting up final vote

Marketplace

00:53 sec | 2 years ago

Senate takes up Barrett nomination, setting up final vote

"Janine Herbst. The full Senate is considering Judge Amy Cockney barrettes nomination to the U. S. Supreme Court a day after the Judiciary Committee advanced into the chamber. NPR's Amy held reports. Barrett could be confirmed to the High court on Monday. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is taking up barrettes confirmation with debate and procedural votes planned through Sunday in a rare weekend session. Ah final vote is expected Monday, eight days before the election, and Republicans are all but certain to have the 51 votes needed to confirm Barrett. And what would be among the fastest confirmations in history. Monday marks 30 days since President Trump announced Barrett as his third nominee to the high court. Following four days of hearings last week. All 12 Republicans on the Judiciary Committee voted for barrettes nomination, with all 10 Democrats boycotting, calling the process illegitimate. Amy held.

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Trump signs measures to boost economic aid

Aaron Byrd

00:24 sec | 2 years ago

Trump signs measures to boost economic aid

"Trigger alert. And just one man. President Trump has the power to push the button. Is it finally time to make the world safer on are to the point podcast. Live from NPR News on Janine Herbst. President Trump today bypassed lawmakers and signed four executive actions on economic pandemic relief. Democrats and Republicans failed this week to reach an agreement on a new economic aid bill. Trump's actions today give the unemployed an additional $400 a week. That's always less than the $600 they were getting, and it's temporarily suspending payroll taxes for those making under $100,000. NPR's Tamara Keith has more This was a signing ceremony

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Paris assesses damage from the city's worst riot in a decade

Latino USA

00:20 sec | 4 years ago

Paris assesses damage from the city's worst riot in a decade

"The voices of John C Reilly and Sarah Silverman has made two hundred seventy two hundred seven million dollars worldwide in second place. Universals the grandch- brought in seventeen million dollars in its fourth week in third place creed to brought in sixteen million dollars in its second weekend and fantastic beasts crimes of Griswold fell to fourth place. He's your markets are trading higher at this hour, the Asia Dow is up just over two percent. The Nikkei the main market in Japan is up one point three percent. And the Hang Seng in Hong Kong is up. Two point one percent. I'm Janine Herbst. NPR news in Washington. Support for NPR comes from NPR stations. Other contributors include the corporation for public broadcasting and the estate of Joan Kroc whose bequest serves as an enduring investments in the future of public radio. And the John D and Catherine T MacArthur foundation at macfound dot org. Welcome to letting USA. I'm mighty Hassan. And he grew up in a small town outside of Mexico City when she turned fifteen she had Kenyatta and one of the members of Raquin sick court was a local boy, she didn't know him. Really? Well, he's name was one Carlos, but he started showing up early for her cels. And then he didn't stop showing up even after the party had passed. He kept

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Report: President Trump to spare Apple from tariffs on Chinese goods

00:56 sec | 4 years ago

Report: President Trump to spare Apple from tariffs on Chinese goods

"Janine Herbst. President Trump is imposing new tariffs on Chinese imports adding attempts at Levy on two hundred billion dollars worth of goods and this round will apply to hundreds of consumer products. But as NPR's Lena Seljuk reports a few categories of products have been removed from the new tariff list since it was first announced the summer. Unlike the first round of tariffs that mainly targeted industrial imports. The new list of products has a lot of familiar items, toiletries, accessories, housewares, food and other major category is electronics. But now the Trump administration says it will spare some electronic products, specifically, smart, watches and bluetooth devices. This is a big win for apple which had warned that the new tariffs would have hit a wide range of its products including apple watch and the air pods bluetooth headphones other products that will be spared from the new tariffs are child safety. Items like bike

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Obama speaks at campaign rally in California

All Things Considered

00:35 sec | 4 years ago

Obama speaks at campaign rally in California

"Day after speaking in his home state of Illinois. Former President Obama is back on the campaign trail today something for democratic candidates in the traditionally GOP stronghold of Orange County, California, he told a rally in Anaheim, they need to support democratic candidates saying if not things could get worse. There's always been a portion poll between those who want to go forward, and those who wanna look back between those who wanted to divide and those who are seeking to bring people to get this rally is Obama's first appearance. Supporting specific candidates in this case seven of them.

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Italian church will take most migrants from ship

NPR News Now

00:21 sec | 4 years ago

Italian church will take most migrants from ship

"Day of a visit to Ireland. Pope Francis says he is sorry and ashamed about the clerical sex abuse scandal. But as NPR's, Frank, Langfitt reports from Dublin survivors say they hoped for more pawprints was acknowledged what he called the grave scandal and repelling crimes in Ireland. But there was no talk about the systemic reforms inside the Vatican that many survivors

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President Trump, Don Mcgann and John Brennan discussed on Says You!

Says You!

00:16 sec | 4 years ago

President Trump, Don Mcgann and John Brennan discussed on Says You!

"And derivation the, blue moon Bloomberg it's a college prank down in the middle of What. Do you think audience do I leave that in The people have spoken

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Israel closing Gaza crossing after violence along frontier

NPR News Now

00:50 sec | 4 years ago

Israel closing Gaza crossing after violence along frontier

"Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Janine Herbst. The us war in Afghanistan, stretched on for nearly seventeen years. And today President Trump's national security advisor addressed the idea of using private contractors to help fight the war this after an NBC report last week, saying the president was considering the idea of privatization and Pierce. Shannon vans, aunt has more in an interview with ABC news this week President Trump's national security advisor. John Bolton said he is open to the possibility of privatising what has now America's longest war there always a lot of discussions. I find them helpful. I'm always open to to new ideas, but I'm not going to comment on what what the thinking is that a welcome it Lee, the presence decision NBC news has reported the president is interested in a proposal by blackwater, founder Erik prince to hire private military

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Saudi official says Canada dispute won't affect oil sales

Morning Edition

00:36 sec | 4 years ago

Saudi official says Canada dispute won't affect oil sales

"Canadian Prime, Minister Justin Trudeau is vowing to stay the course. In ongoing diplomatic disputes with Saudi Arabia Dan carpenter reports Ottawa's criticism of the kingdom's arrest. Of human rights activists. Led to a dramatic response from the Saudis despite the economic impact of Saudi Arabia expelling the Canadian amber Lassiter suspending trade and investment and ordering thousands. Of Saudi students medical trainees studying in Canada to return home Ottawa is not backing down Trudeau says Canadians expect. Their government to, bring up human rights concerns and he says his government will continue to speak strongly and clearly on the.

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Trump reimposes sanctions on Iran, banning imports of pistachios and carpets

All Things Considered

03:37 min | 4 years ago

Trump reimposes sanctions on Iran, banning imports of pistachios and carpets

"The Trump administration. Defends its decision to sanction Iran doing business with Iran is. Not, effective path forward given the. Degree of behavior that. They've demonstrated over the last couple of years we'll talk with a special assistant to the president coming up also this hour lawyers for President. Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort got a chance to cross examine his former accounted as the? Trial for tax and Bank fraud continues into its second week later, what does over exposure to other people posting about their joy on social. Media, do to. Us we'll talk. About it and much more this hour after news headlines Live from NPR news in Washington I'm Janine, Herbst Rick gates the longtime associate a former Trump, campaign chairman Paul Manafort is. Testifying today, in manafort's tax and Bank fraud trial telling the court he committed crimes with his former boss gates is a key witness for the prosecution after agreeing to a plea deal with special counsel, Robert Muller to give evidence against his former boss. In exchange for possibly reduced sentence gates was also manafort's deputy during the Trump. Campaign a tweet from President Trump is focusing renewed attention on. June, two thousand sixteen meeting at. Trump Tower that involve. A Russian lawyer Donald Trump junior and top campaign officials and NPR's hammer Keith reports Trump tweeted that the meeting wasn't illegal President Trump said. On Twitter that quote this was a meeting to get information on an opponent despite a storm? Of new questions about whether Trump was admitting to collusion or at At least a violation of campaign finance law the. President's apparent, tweeted admission is in line with the talking, point he and his team ultimately settled on in. July of last year that. Was after, emails were released showing the meeting was arranged with the promise of dirt on Hillary Clinton from Russia most people would have taken that meeting It's called opposition research or even research into your opponent that was Trump in July of twenty seventeen this, new tweet comes as former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort is currently on trial for. Tax evasion, and other crimes though none directly related to his work on Trump's campaign tamra. Keith NPR news and the Trump administration will. Restore sanctions, on Iran at midnight measures that were lifted as. Part of the twenty thousand nuclear accord with world powers President Trump. Removed the US from. That agreement in may calling it, horrible and one-sided he, says restoring the sanctions puts maximum economic pressure. On the country's shaky economy Orion president Hassan Ronnie says the US. Will regret reimposing those sanctions Pepsi's long-serving chief Indra new Ye is stepping down she's a rare minority. Female CEO whose tenure lasted a dozen years NPR's Yuki Noguchi reports you'll be succeeded. By Raymont LaGuardia the sixty two year Year old new Ye stepping down as CEO in, October and will remain as chairman into. The early part of, next year during her tenure new you push the company to expand its snack and soft drink empire to include healthier foods as consumer tastes were shifting in that, direction she helped add products such as HAMAs and coconut water to Pepsi's line and. Its stock, rose eighty percent during her tenure the Indian-born new Ye grew up during food. Shortages and in a statement called leading Pepsi. The honor, of her lifetime LaGuardia who replaces her is president. Of the company and has been there for twenty two years you. Can Gucci NPR news. Alstreet higher by the closing bell, this is NPR news And this is WNYC in.

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Tour de France 2018 - Geraint Thomas' win caps another turbulent race

Latino USA

03:51 min | 4 years ago

Tour de France 2018 - Geraint Thomas' win caps another turbulent race

"The. Eighteen, engines were able to go right, up to the fire Fran and by, the early morning we had lying around the entire fire just an incredible effort by those firefighters to. The west the Mesa fire is burning grass brush and. Timber near the town of council fires expected to grow as the area where it's burning, hasn't seen rain in over a month along Idaho's border with, Nevada crews have contained the nearly one hundred square mile Bruno fire for. NPR, news I'm Matt Gilman Boise a day before Zimbabwe hold historic elections longtime former ruler Robert Mugabe gave us a prize press conference at his mansion today supporting the opposition NPR's Ava Peralta has, more Mugabe sits on a green office chair. In a gazebo in. The middle of his vast estate he's, been here since the military forced. To resign in November and he lets it be known that he I will be voting for Emmerson, Mnangagwa who staged what he calls a coup Village That means Mugabe the man who ran the ruling party for almost four decades will be voting for the opposition Mugabe who violently squash dissent, says he now hopes Zimbabwe's will be able to return to quote constitutionality. People he, says should be able to vote freely and fairly NPR news already strong aftershocks rattling the popular tourist area. Of long Bach in Indonesia today after. A six point. Four magnitude quake had yesterday at least fourteen people died more than one hundred sixty were injured the quake damaged more than one hundred one thousand homes was felt in nearby Bali where no damage or. Casualties were, reported you're listening to NPR news from Washington President Trump's economic adviser Larry cudlow gave support today to Trump's tariffs on China telling CNN state of the union that as long as they're, targeted they're valid some Republicans are worried about the economy and with a strong one at a, four point one percent estimate of the second quarter GDP Senator Ron Johnson says the trade fights, could be a problem so incredibly good. Numbers and very strong economy and my concern about the trade wars in the terraces. That puts all that potentially at risk Speaking there to CVS face the nation Welsh rider Geraint, Thomas has won the one hundred fifth, edition of the tour de France Jake sagana in Paris reports Thomas and his fellow cyclists had a rough ride over the last three weeks Eighty seven hours seventeen minutes and thirteen seconds that's how long it took Thomas to. Finish the twenty two hundred mile race it's his first tour de France victory and the sixth win, for his British, team sky, the last leg of the race to the finish line, on the show is mostly ceremonial with the winner determined in the penultimate stage riders have faced. Out of the ordinary obstacles along the. Route this year including rowdy fans, angry farmers blocking roads and police breaking, up protests. With tear-gas Dutchman Tom Noonan finished one minute and fifty one seconds behind Thomas. And four-time tour de France winner Chris from took third for NPR news I'm Jake sagana row in Paris Asian markets are trading lower at this hour the Nikkei the main market in Japan is Don. About eight tenths of a percent I'm. Janine Herbst NPR news in Washington Support for NPR comes. From NPR stations other contributors include the William. Flora Hewlett foundation committed to supporting ideas and. Institutions to advance education for all preserve the environment and promote vibrant performing arts more. Information is available at Hewlett dot org.

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Northern California wildfire threatens thousands of buildings, kills at least 6

All Things Considered

05:27 min | 4 years ago

Northern California wildfire threatens thousands of buildings, kills at least 6

"About a new report from the Boston Globe. That found that federal air marshals could be watching you. Even if you're not on any watch list they don't. Know why they're following these. People and they think. It might be all evil and when country music star Kenny Chesney saw the devastation in the Virgin Islands caused. By the hurricanes last year. He decided to help out and to sing about it this album isn't necessarily about the devastation or the destruction it's about the moving forward. That's all coming. Up but first this news Live from NPR. News in Washington I'm Janine Herbst the death toll from the massive wildfire burning in northern California near reading has grown to at least six, Chester county sheriff Tom. Sankoh says the latest victim who. Has not been dented was found in a burned out house in the car. Fire and that seven people are still. Listed as missing tens of thousands have been evacuated and but Cinco says heating those orders is. Essential just because you may not see smoke or flames does. Not mean there is not a danger we try to get out ahead to get the people out I so then the large heavy equipment pieces can come in safely. Officials say it could be a while before people are allowed back home the fire has burned one hundred thirty nine, square miles it's still only five percent contained more than five hundred buildings have been. Destroyed thousands of others are at risk President Trump's tweet. About a meeting that he had recently with the publisher. Of the New York Times. NPR's Eric Kennedy reports. The president, and the The publisher. Differ though about how to characterize their conversation times publisher EG souls Bergerson a statement that he went to the White House. To meet Trump on July twentieth and that the meeting was off the record that's why the times didn't previously report about their conversation but on Sunday morning Trump tweeted that he met with Salzburger and said they quote spent much, time, talking about the vast amounts of fake news being put out by the media in response souls Berger says he met. With the president to express his concerns about what he called. Deeply troubling anti-press rhetoric he said the president's rhetoric is being used by foreign leaders to justify crackdowns on journalists and putting lives at risk, on Sunday afternoon Trump. Released a new series of tweets. Criticizing journalists and calling them unpatriotic Mary Kennedy NPR news Washington Israel has released. A Palestinian teen activist who served eight. Months in prison for hitting is really soldiers outside her home in the West Bank NPR's Daniel. Estrin, reports the case has drawn wide so Spread, attention seventeen, year old I had, spoke to, reporters and, activists in her village of Nabi solar power to the people she said the people can decide their way of resistance with. Her long frizzy blond hair I had to Mimi became an internationally recognized. Symbol She was recorded kicking and slapping, to Isreaeli soldiers outside her home. In the Israeli-occupied West Bank after the video went viral. Angering many Israelis she was arrested she and her. Mother who posted the video online served eight months in prison for. Assault and encouraging violence asked if she'd do it. Again hits soldiers the way she did she said she, couldn't say much for fear of rearrest many Israelis see to me as a. Violent provocateur. Many, Palestinians say, she represents a defiant young generation of Palestinian youth one of many who have been jailed by Israel Daniel estrin NPR news nubby solid in the West Bank and you're listening to NPR news from Washington from k. q. e.. D. news I'm Jeremy Siegel fire officials say twelve thousand firefighters have been deployed to fight the. Seventeen blazes burning across the state today that includes local state and federal firefighters, as well. As inmate firefighters and mutual aid assistance from across The country Lynn Mitch, off with Cal, fire says some crews have come from as far as New Jersey in Maryland we have quite a few. From the west already here Zona Colorado, Nevada. Oregon they're already. Here s the thing but to get the one from the east coast is a tremendous help too much off says Cal fire officials consider, a multitude of factors when allocating. Firefighters including fire activity and accessibility as you just heard. From NPR the massive car fire in Shasta county. Has taken another life according to Shasta county sheriff Tomba's Sankoh the. Victim was told to evacuate but did not leave. Their home so far the blaze has killed six people, scorched nearly ninety thousand acres and is just five percent contained Sonia Hudson has. More from. Reading, out in, an, evacuation zones the fire has scorched entire hillsides and valleys it's a landscape of blackened earth still smoldering in some areas with bits of ash flying around like snow flurries fire officials say containment Numbers have stayed low the last, couple of days, because they've been focusing on solidifying, existing fire lines and protecting homes I meet Casey Corcoran in an. Evacuation zone in the small community of ago he's a. Firefighter with, the, Butte. County fire department he's been working, the car fire since Monday what we do we get out there we'll start cutting down brush, clearing wood piles. Just getting anything out of the way that might be a hazard that. Will help us when the fire hits Corcoran's also been to the front line of the fire several times and he says sometimes the. Giant flames get so close to, the firefighters that they have to pull back. From the line I'm only Hotson, Kiwi dean is we'll have more on the wildfires in California throughout the.

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U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin says he sees at least 3 percent growth for next 4-5 years

All Things Considered

05:42 min | 4 years ago

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin says he sees at least 3 percent growth for next 4-5 years

"Caused by the hurricanes last. Year he decided to help out and to sing about it this album isn't necessarily about the devastation or the destruction it's about the moving forward. That's all coming. Up but first this news Live from NPR news, in Washington I'm Janine. Herbst in northern California the massive wildfire around reading continues to. Burn zone Hudson for member station k. q. e. d. visited in evacuation zone for the car. Fire earlier today I've been driving around in an evacuation zone near. Reading and in that area the car fires. Burned entire hillsides landscapes completely blackened ashes flying around like snow flurries also in. That area there's a lot of homes, that have been completely burned to the ground by the fire they're, totally flattened there's lots of melted and twisted metal but the fires burned so randomly one house on a street could be totally fine and the other could be totally burned to the ground. At tens of thousands have been evacuated many are wondering when they'll be, able to go home are spokesman Chris Harvey says it could be a while your. Safety and the safety of the fire in law enforcement. Cruises number one and in order to ensure that safety. We have to make sure. All the roads continue. To be, closed and An, open only, to law enforcement and fire traffic and. That means that you're you're not. Likely to be allowed to go home anytime soon the fire is still only five percent contained Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the economy will. Continue to see strong growth for the next several years of you, contrary to many economists, and peers mirror Kennedy reports figures released Friday show the economy grew four point one percent in the second, quarter the latest growth rate is the highest one in nearly four years and on Fox. News Sunday Treasury. Secretary Steven Mnuchin said to expect more, of the same we. Can only project a couple of years in the future but. I think we're well on this path for several years he predicted four or five years of. Sustained three percent growth many economists are sceptical that current rates will. Continue though Federal Reserve officials told congress this. Month that they project GDP growth rates of under three percent next year and. Lower in twenty twenty and the ongoing, trade fight also has potential to limit growth Mary Kennedy NPR news Washington Dave before Zimbabwe holds historic elections longtime former, ruler Robert Mugabe gave us a prize press conference at his. Mansion today supporting the opposition and fears ater Peralta has more. Mugabe's sits on a green office chair in Zibo in the middle of his vast estate he's been here since the military forced him to resign in November and he lets it be known. That he will not be voting for Emmerson Mnangagwa who staged. What he, calls a, coup We're That means Mugabe the man who ran the ruling party for almost four decades will be voting for the opposition Mugabe who violently squash dissent, says he now hopes Zimbabwe's will be able to return to quote constitutionality. People he, says should be able to vote freely and fairly in pure news Herati and you're listening to NPR news from, Washington and this is WNYC in New. York I'm Sean. Carlson each of the nearly six thousand apartments in the stare at, city complex lost. Power early this, morning the sprawling complex in east New York has its own power plant workers resolved the issue by late, morning but it would take another several hours for the power to be fully up and running in each building. Barrel Thomas a home health aide couldn't get one of her clients because the elevators were. Down so she sat on a bench outside and waited and my. Client she's oxygen does she can't get anything? On I can't go the. Abaci it's seventeen. Floor Thomas, says emergency, workers Climb the stairs to check on vulnerable residents workers also rescued six people from stalled elevators the battle between New York's public, service commission and charter communications is heating up on Friday the agency said. Charter which, operates in state as spectrum was failing to meet its timetable to expand broadband service into the state's rural areas, in order to the company find another. Provider for its. New York customers within sixty days John Campbell Albany correspondent for the USA today network. Says charter lawsuit, can be expected during that time I do expect for lawsuit to be filed before that so that'll probably, drag it on the short answer is customers are being polled no there won't be any interruption and the state. Says that Charterhouse to continue providing the same amount of service through this new battle charter. Said the spectrum has built out its broadband network to more than. Forty two thousand unserved or under serve home? Since it began its merger. With Time Warner. Cable two, years ago Health officials say the drinking water at the Jacobi medical center in the Bronx has tested positive for the bacteria that causes legionnaire's disease, a spokesman for New York City health, and hospitals says required testing of the water found quote very low levels. Of the legionella bacteria the Jacobi medical center. Says it's using only bottled water and is installing new water filters on showers officials say. The risk the patients, staff and visitors is very low in that this New York State Department of health is treating and monitoring the water supply for the rest of, this evening we're looking at mostly clear skies here in our area will. Have low about seventy degrees tonight. Tomorrow Monday, Partly sunny through the day the high could. Hit about eighty two sometime in the afternoon and then. Tomorrow night we could see some showers a slight chance of rain but a. Twenty, percent chance of that mostly. Before midnight otherwise mostly cloudy tomorrow night we'll have low about seventy degrees this is WNYC at five or six support for NPR comes from the Ford Foundation working with visionaries on the front lines of social change worldwide to address inequality in all its forms learn more at Ford Foundation Dot org.

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Massive wildfires are scorching California

On The Media

05:11 min | 4 years ago

Massive wildfires are scorching California

"News steps up to defend its White House. Bureau colleagues, his payback for Obama era As a member of. The White House. Press, pool FOX stands firmly with CNN on this issue of access. It's coming up after this My from NPR news in Washington I'm Janine Herbst in northern California the. Massive wildfire around reading continues to burn Sonia Hudson from member, station k. q. e., d. visited an evacuation zone for the car fire earlier today I've been driving around in evacuation zone near, reading and in that area the car fires burned entire hillsides landscapes completely blackened ashes flying. Around like snow. Flurries also in that area there's a, lot of homes that. Have been completely burned to the ground by the fire they're. Totally flattened there's lots of melted and twisted metal but the fires burn so randomly one house. On a street could be totally fine and the other could. Be totally burned to the ground and tens. Of thousands have been evacuated many are wondering when they'll be able to go home. Spokesman Chris Harvey says it could be, a while your safety and the safety of the fire in law enforcement cruise is number one and in order to ensure that safety we. Have to. Make sure all the roads continue to be closed and. Open only to law enforce And fire traffic. And that means that you're you're. Not likely to be allowed to go home anytime soon the fire is still only five percent contained jury secretary Steve Mnuchin says the economy. Will continue to see strong growth for the next several years, of you contrary to, many economists and here's Mary Kennedy reports figures released Friday show the economy grew four point one percent in, the second quarter the latest growth rate is the highest one in nearly four years and. On Fox News. Sunday Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said to, expect more of the. Same we can only project a couple of years in the. Future but I think we're well on this path for several years he predicted four or five. Years of sustained three percent growth many economists are sceptical that. Current rates will continue though Federal Reserve officials. Told congress this month that they project GDP growth rates of under three percent next. Year and lower in twenty twenty and, the ongoing trade fight also has the potential to limit growth merit Kennedy NPR news Washington Dave before Zimbabwe holds historic, elections longtime former ruler Robert Mugabe gave a surprise press conference. At his mansion today supporting the opposition and fears ater Peralta. Has more Mugabe's sits on a green office chair in Zibo in the middle of his vast estate he's been here since the military forced him to resign in November and he lets it. Be known that he will not be voting for Emmerson Mnangagwa who staged what, he calls, a, coup, I That means Mugabe the. Man who ran the ruling party for almost four decades will be voting for the opposition Mugabe who violently squash. Dissent says he now hopes that Zimbabweans will be able to. Return to quote constitutionality people he says should be able to. Vote freely and fairly NPR news Herati and you're listening to NPR, news from Washington from news I'm Jeremy Siegel fire crews from across the state continued. To battle the massive, car, fire in. Shasta county the blazes scorched, more than eighty nine thousand acres killed five people and destroyed. More than five hundred buildings officials say the blaze is just five percent contained Danielle Vinton reports meteorologists are warning. Conditions could intensify later this afternoon on Saturday the layer of smoke, over the fire was so thick at shaded the fire from the sun cooling the ground and actually producing the intense and. Unpredictable Fire behavior but at a briefing this morning Alex, Huynh fire meteorologist for the car fire warned that clearer skies today could spell trouble Potential bird Asian Heard more Hoon's worried the fire could become what's known as, plume dominated meaning the power of the fire would be greater than the power of, the winds making it very hard to know how the fire. Will behave fire meteorologist will be monitoring the blaze throughout the day to advise crews as needed. In reading I'm Daniel. Vinton news the car fighter isn't the only wildfire burning. In California, in fact there are seventeen blazes across. The state Cal, fire spokesman Scott McLean says the agencies had to dole out more than a hundred fourteen million dollars on resources in the past month and with fire season coming early this year McLean says he expects those numbers. To rise it's gonna. Be expensive, I mean there's gonna be a significant cost involved just because of the activity we've been. Dealing with as far as these fires I mean like two months early The. Size of the amount of them. There's gonna, be, a big Bill McLean says well the amount of. Money Cal fire spending is large they do..

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Oregon Trail, Janine Herbst and Carlos Puigdemont discussed on All Things Considered

All Things Considered

01:20 min | 4 years ago

Oregon Trail, Janine Herbst and Carlos Puigdemont discussed on All Things Considered

"Week Do we have a funeral on the side of the Oregon trail for Catherine the parent phone call that I get for having traumatize a girl for killing her on the Oregon trail during this for more true stories told live next time kids in the, Oregon trail forbidden photographs and. Freedom riders it's all on the moth radio hour from PRI the moth coming up tonight at ten and right, before it this. American life it starts at nine o'clock I'm Janine Herbst with these headlines in northern California a fast moving wildfire, has burned through more. Than one hundred twenty five acres and is still just five percent contained tens, of thousands of innovation you waited a, firefighter and. A bulldozer operator, died fighting the blaze. Called the car fire through other firefighters were injured British lawmakers want the UK government to increase oversight of social media like Facebook and other tech firms a recommendation is expected tomorrow calling for companies to be held accountable for harmful and misleading material on their sites and, also Catalan leader Carlos puigdemont. Is now in Belgium after being held in Germany for four months he was freed after Germany rejected Spain's extradition, request I'm Janine. Herbst NPR news in Washington.

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