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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. President. Trump spent a second day at his golf course in Virginia, as the Biden Harris team continues to create working groups to address a wide range of challenges. Facing the next administration. Reaching out to both sides today was former President George W. Bush as NPR's Barbra's front reports. In a statement, Bush said he had spoken with Biden and Harris to offer his congratulations, he said quote, though we have political differences. I know Joe Biden to be a good man who has won his opportunity to lead and unify our country. He said he offered him his prayers for success. The same thing he gave two presidents Trump and Obama. Bush also addressed Trump congratulating him on his campaign and saying he has the right to request recounts and pursue legal challenges, he said quote the American people can have confidence that this election was fundamentally fair. Its integrity will be upheld, and its outcome is clear. RBIs. Brunt. NPR News and President elect Biden has said that he will reverse President Trump's decision to withdraw the US from the World Health Organization on the first day of his new administration. As NPR's Maria Godoy reports Global health experts hope the incoming Biden administration will reset the U. S relationship with the W H O In July, President Trump gave formal notice that the US would terminate its relationship with the W. H O, accusing the U. N agency of mismanaging the Corona virus pandemic. The withdrawal was set to take effect next summer. The U. S has historically been the WTO's top donor, and critics worried that a U. S pullout would leave the world's leading public health agency severely weakened. Widens election as the next U. S president has put an end to that threat. Experts also hoped that under the new Biden administration, the U. S will join Kovacs, an international effort to develop a code 19 vaccine and distributed more equally around the world. The Trump Administration has so far refused to join the effort, in part because it is Colette by the W H O Maria Godoy NPR News. Israeli and Palestinian leaders have congratulated President elect Biden, but they waited with those congratulations longer than many other world leaders. NPR's Daniel Estrin has more Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is a close ally of President Trump when he won in 2016. Netanyahu congratulated him immediately. But Netanyahu said nothing about Biden's win until about 12 hours after news organizations declared him the winner. Netanyahu's former emissary in New York, Danny Diane, thought the Israeli leader was being careful because Trump has not yet conceded defeat. Netanyahu says he's known Biden for nearly 40 years and that he's a quote big friend of Israel. Enter now. Also think Trump. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, who cut ties with the Trump administration, said he looked forward to strengthening Palestinian relations with the U. S to achieve independence for Palestinians..
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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"On Janine Herbst. With these headlines, President Trump has ordered the federal government to stop teaching critical race theory in diversity training. Trump calls it UN American propaganda that has no place in the federal government. A federal judge is temporarily barring Detroit Police from using chokeholds batons and gas against black lives matter protestors without probable cause. The ruling follows a lawsuit alleging police used excessive force to stop peaceful free speech. And thousands of people signed an online petition to replace a Confederate memorial in South Carolina with a statue of the late actor Chadwick Boseman that despite the fact that it's illegal to remove monuments dedicated to the Confederacy in South Carolina, I'm Janine Herbst. NPR news Support for NPR comes from capital One capital One's banking app lets people manage their money anytime, anywhere. Capital one. This is banking reimagined. What's in your wallet? Capital One and a A vital projects fund supporting the Museum of Modern Art. Virtual Views continue on MoMA dot org's with exhibition explorations, including Donald Judd's sculptures and Dorothy Lang's photographs. And by the listeners of cake we D Get afternoon. I'm Sandy Althouse. Thanks for joining us on this Saturday night. It's 5 20 now. This is all things considered from NPR News on Michelle Martin. Protests are growing in Rochester, New York, after video was released of a black man Daniel Prude who.
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"I'm Janine Herbst as concerns over the post office's ability to handle mail in ballots grows. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is calling lawmakers back from their August recess early to vote on legislation this week to prohibit the US Postal Service from making operational or service changes. Pelosi says that the Postal Service is election Central and that Americans Shouldn't have to choose between their health and voting. NPR's Mara Liasson has more Democrats were planning a hearing on August 24th where they will ask the postmaster General Louis to joy about cost cutting measures he's made that have resulted in slower delivery of mail in ballots as well as ordinary mail like veterans checks and medicine. The Post office said Sunday it will stop removing post boxes through late November, and White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said the Postal Service will also no longer dismantle any mail sorting machines between now and election Day. Democrats have accused the president of trying to undermine the election by hindering mail in balloting. The president is opposed to increase funding for the post Office to process mail in ballots. Mara Liasson NPR news Democrats hold their presidential nominating convention this week. The Corona virus pandemic has forced organizers to make the convention a virtual event instead of holding it in a packed arena as NPR's Don Gani reports the plan wise for a big Democratic gathering in Milwaukee, chosen because Wisconsin is a key battleground state. Instead, delegates will watch online speeches will also be remote. Leah Daughtry was in charge of two previous democratic conventions, she says, even in this virtual format The convention's still needs to send a strong message, but the party's values what is the parties of vision? How is this nominee going to take us further? How are we planning to move the nation Vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris is scheduled for Wednesday night. Presidential nominee Joe Biden is on Thursday. Don.
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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"In Washington I'm Janine Herbst case of coronavirus has now been reported in the United States and peers Amy held reports a Boston man who recently traveled to hand China was diagnosed with the infectious disease upon his return soon after getting back from the epicenter of the outbreak the man sought medical care according to the Massachusetts department of health and the CDC confirms he has been infected with the fast spreading and novel strain of coronavirus he remains in isolation and his close contacts are being monitored for symptoms officials said so far some twelve thousand people have been sickened mostly in China where more than two hundred people have died in the US is working to ensure the virus does not gain a foothold here the trump administration announced starting at five o'clock eastern Sunday evening foreign nationals who recently traveled in China are barred from the US US citizens will be directed to one of a handful of airports to be screened Amy held and hear news meanwhile the Pentagon says it has roots approved a request for assistance from the department of health and Human Services the house around one thousand people at US military bases who made it to be quarantined because of the virus secretary of defense mark as per says the D. O. D. will only provide housing support while HHS will be responsible for all care transportation and the security of the evacuees the Senate impeachment trial of president trump is nearing an end after the majority of senators voted yesterday it not to call for witnesses legal teams for both sides will present final arguments on Monday and then the trial resumes Wednesday afternoon with a vote to remove or a quick trump but isn't here is Claudia grease all those reports it'll be a busy political week for the country the end of this trial will overlap to major events next week on Monday democratic presidential candidates will be in Iowa and we know at least four members of the Senate are still running for president so that's a tricky situation for them and then of course on Tuesday evening president trump is slated to deliver his state of the union address and here is Claudia Gonzalez it's the final weekend of campaigning in Iowa before Monday's caucuses and democratic hopefuls are trying to make the most of it and here's don Gonyea reports people to judges flying around the state in a chartered plane making one last pitch to undecided voters voted you just criss crossing the state meeting groups large and small from east to west and back again in a century old ballroom in Waterloo he noted Democrats frustration with the impeachment trial under way back in Washington they may be the jurors today what were the jurors tomorrow that's what it means to be voting in twenty twenty what is it also repeated his criticism of Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders saying Biden isn't the forward looking change the country needs while saying Sanders frames the election as a choice between the status quo or revolution don Gonyea NPR news Waterloo.
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"In washington i'm janine herbst president trump is imposing additional sanctions against iran after calling off a military strike over that country's downing of u._s. military drone last week here's mara liasson has more president trump signed an order that he says will impose hard hitting sanctions on iran it will deny on supreme leader and other top rainiers access to financial instruments the president said he plans to increase pressure on tehran so that they will never get a nuclear weapon this comes after trump ordered then reversed himself on a military strike against iran after iran shocked down a u._s. drone restraint has been shown by us a lot of restraint and that doesn't mean we're going to show it in the future president trump pulled the u._s. out of the nuclear deal and placed crippling economic sanctions on iran in the hopes iran would agree to a different deal or change its behavior but that has not happened mara liasson n._p._r. news washington u._n.'s high commissioner for human rights michelle balat is criticizing governments that prosecute people who helped migrants flee their country or enter another one illegally lisa shlein explains bunch schlecht calls this worrying trend deceiver she reports more than one hundred ordinary people in europe have been arrested prosecuted for feeding hungry migrants helping them find shelter or even in one case getting a woman in labor to a hospital to give birth prosecutions of ordinary people seeking to helping deals in distress how taking place in the states and elsewhere instead of countries new legal measures aimed to paint allies ngos which rescued people drowning at sea bunch let says criminalising acts of basic human decency must be resisted for n._p._r. news i'm lisa shlein in geneva could soon be easier to figure out your medical bills president trump is expected to sign an executive order this hour requiring doctors.
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"I'm Janine Herbst Virginia's embattled governor made his first public appearance today. NPR Cheryl quarterly reports that's after a week of political scandal that involves all three of the state's top elected officials democratic governor Ralph north attended a funeral for a state trooper killed in a shootout, but he was not listed as a speaker north MS data out of the public. Spotlight ever since he denied appearing in a racist yearbook photo and admitted to wearing black face. There have been widespread calls for north them to step down, which he has said he will not do in an interview with the Washington Post. He said he wants to spend the remaining three years of his term pursuing racial equity. The state's attorney general is also embroiled in a scandal for wearing black face in college. And the Democratic Party of Virginia is calling for Lieutenant governor Justin Fairfax to resign. He faces allegations of sexual assault. Cheryl corley NPR news Richmond. Several Democrats spent the day visiting El Paso to tour the border meet with immigration officials and advocates for immigrants and also built visit shelters for migrant families. This two days before President Trump is expected to hold a rally in the city. House majority leader Steny Hoyer says there is too much hysteria about what ought to be done on the border. We came to El Paso, and we found it to be safe. We found it to be safe. And we knew that it has been safe for many many years. President Trump said in his state of the union address that El Paso, Border wall hell to become one of the nation's safest cities Turkey's government is demanding China close what Ankara calls concentration camps imprisoning members of the Muslim weaker ethnic minority. If you're Shannon, van Zandt has more Turkey's foreign ministry said more than a million workers are being tortured and politically brainwashed in camps in China. The ministry spokesman said he was responding to the death of Abderrahim hate a renowned weaker poet and musician. Turkish media reported hate was tortured to death by the Chinese government an ethnic cleansing political reeducation camp between eight hundred thousand and two million workers have been detained in the camps, which China says we'll help read Wiegert of ideological disease and prevent terrorism. On saturday. Turkey called the camps a great cause. Shame for humanity. Shannon van Sant NPR news. The state of emergency has been declared in Washington state as a powerful winter storm hits the Pacific northwest. It's not often the region. Get snow with the national weather service says up to a foot is expected in Seattle hundreds of flights have been canceled. Authorities are also warning people to stay off the roads in northern California. Heavy snow forced crews to travel by snowmobiles to get guests and staff out of a lodge in.
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"I'm Janine Herbst Virginia's two senators Democrats, Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are calling for governor Ralph Northerns resignation in the wake of his racist photo controversy, but northern said today, he won't step down. Gregg Harper with member station. W C V E reports political observers say the northern scandal could complicate Democrats hopes to take over both houses of the state legislature. In November things were looking good for Virginia Democrats before this week, a recent federal court ruling redrew a number of house districts in their favor and a retirement was boosting their chances of retaking the Senate Rachel bid coffers a political analyst at Christopher Newport university. She says Northerns refusal to resign could change all that this complicates their electoral prospects dramatically. So I would assume that he'll begin to realize that his presence becomes a drag on the entire democratic. Already. Bitta coffer says Democrats would do much better in November if Lieutenant governor Justin Fairfax, a young popular African American lawyer were to take over the executive mansion for NPR news. I'm Craig corpora in Richmond. Since President Trump withdrew the US from the twenty fifteen Iran nuclear accord and a company doing business in Iran has faced the threat of harsh sanctions. Jake sagana row reports European leaders created a workaround to US sanctions allowing businesses to trade with Iran. France, Germany, and the UK have launched what they're calling insects a corporate entity companies could use to trade humanitarian goods with Iran outside the scope of US sanctions experts say the risk of violating the embargo is still high even with this loophole. And that it's more a symbolic gesture of Europe showing your on its commitment to preserving the nuclear accord. The US says it's still taking a closer look at insects. Jake sagana reporting from Paris massive demonstrations took place in Venezuela today was an effort to pressure nNcholas Maduro to leave the presidential office. NPR's Philip breeze reports from the capital Caracas that Maduro countered by staging pro government rallies. Venezuela's power struggle. Spilled onto the streets of.
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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"I'm Janine Herbst as election day closes in dozens of races across the country are too close to call Democrats and Republicans are warning of dire consequences if their candidates fail NPR's Mara Liasson reports turn out is crucial for both sides turn out in early. Voting has been very heavy thirty-three million early votes. So far, this is more than the total vote in the two thousand fourteen midterms and by Tuesday, turn out could set a mid-term election record in some places surpassing presidential election levels, the president has embraced the election as a referendum on him. And he's warning his core supporters that if Democrats take over a horde of criminal illegal aliens will pour over the border. Democrats are stressing bread and butter issues like healthcare and are offering themselves as a check and balance to the president Mara Liasson NPR news, Washington and both President Trump. And former President Obama hit the campaign trail today rallying their basis ahead of Tuesday's election. Trump attended a pair of rallies in one in Macon, Georgia the other in Chattanooga, Tennessee and Obama campaigned in Gary, Indiana, and Chicago the Utah national guard says our servicemen killed in Afghanistan, Saturday was a popular mayor for member station. K U E R in Salt Lake City. Judy phase says Brent Taylor was praised for his determination to serve Bryn. Taylor was Utah national guard major and mayor of north Ogden. He's the latest victim of an apparent insider attack while training, Afghan defense and security forces. The shooter also wounded another American service member before being killed by Afghan forces, Utah governor Gary Herbert praised Taylor for choosing to serve others. He was the personification of love of God family and country. Taylor had been awarded a bronze star in a purple heart in three previous tours in Iraq and Afghanistan his body. Will return to Dover air force base Monday night. He leaves a wife and seven children ages thirteen to eleven months for NPR news. I'm Judy phase in Salt Lake City. The Trump administration is set to reimpose sanctions against Iran tomorrow and secretary of state Mike Pompeo is defending that decision. They sanctions have.
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"Of art. It's all coming up. But first this news. Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Janine Herbst with two days of campaigning left. Democrats say they are increasingly confident they'll end up with the majority in the house of representatives more than eighty seats are considered in play. And Jessica Taylor reports that gets Democrats plenty of chances to get the twenty three seats. They need to flip the chamber public opinion polls campaign finance reports and historic trends. All point to a strong showing for Democrats in the house. They're running particularly well in suburban districts were independence and many suburban women want to send a message of dissatisfaction to president. Trump Republicans did see a slight increase in enthusiasm in the wake of supreme court Justice Brett Kavanagh's testy confirmation hearing a month ago. But polls show that's largely evaporated in the final weeks of the race. The exception is in more rural districts in traditionally red areas. Those worl- areas defined the Senate battleground states, which means possible Democrats could have a very good. In the house and still lose seats in the Senate. Jessica Taylor NPR news Washington and President Trump hit the campaign trail today attending a pair of rallies one in Macon, Georgia and another one in Chattanooga. Tennessee police in Florida are looking for connections between a gunman who opened fire in Tallahassee yoga studio Friday, and the people who were in class that day two people were killed and fiber injured before the shooter killed himself. Florida public radio's reegan McCarthy reports the gunman had a history of harassing young women Tallahassee. Police say they've responded to prior calls for service relating to gunman Scott nearly harassing women. Barely also made misogynistic and racist online posts as first reported by BuzzFeed news, teepee PD chief Michael deleo says officers are checking into the shooter's social media to identify a motive what.
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
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.
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
President Trump, Don Mcgann and John Brennan discussed on Says You!
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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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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..
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.
President Trump, Iran and President discussed on All Things Considered
"Live from NPR news in. Washington I'm Janine Herbst White House press secretary Sarah Sanders is refusing to say, whether President, Trump consulted. With national security aides before sending a late night tweet that. Appeared to, threaten war with Ron the tweet came in response to, remarks from Iran's president Hassan Rohani warning that, war with Iran would be the mother of all war NPR ceremony Kevin has. More from the White House Trump's tweet and all caps warned Iran's president to quote. Never ever, threaten the United States again or you will suffer consequences, the likes of which few throughout history have suffered before questioned about the tweet White House press secretary Sarah Sanders pointed to the Iranian leaders remarks the president's been I think pretty strong since day one in his. Language towards Iran he was. Responding to comments made from. Them and he's going to continue to focus on. The, safety insecurity of American people senators declined to give details on what it would take for Trump to negotiate directly she. Said the goal is to? Keep nuclear weapons out of Iran Hands Trump recently pulled out of the Iran nuclear deal over the objections of many US allies Serra mccamman NPR news the White House newly released. Commercial satellite images indicate North Korea has started making good, on its pledge to dismantle a space launch rocket engine testing complex as NPR's. David welna reports it's the first sign that Kim Jong UN is fulfilling what President. Trump says he promised, to do in their meeting last month, in Singapore the satellite photos. Were published by thirty eight north of respected independent website that analyzes developments North, Korea they, show before. And after shots of the so high satellite launch site with. The partial, dismantlement of a rail mountain structure where space launch vehicles, are assembled it also appears to show the, complete dismantlement of a rocket engine vertical test stand six weeks ago President Trump. Declared North Korea was destroying the site the website however says the demolition work seems. To have, begun only in the past two weeks other reports indicate North Korea is actually ramping up its nuclear. Weapons program David welna, NPR news Washington in Toronto an investigation continues into why twenty nine year old Fazle Hussain opened fire and the busy greektown section of the city Sunday night killing, two people and. Wounding thirteen others he was found dead after exchanging gunfire with police but it's unclear if he died from the shootout or a self inflicted. Wound Toronto police detective sergeant Terry Brown we have control of the city this is an, incident that has occurred is tragic incident there are many many many moving parts and victims to this incident but we will get through this family says he suffered from. Mental severe mental health problems but they could never have imagined this happening Wall Street ending the day, in mixed territory the Dow down thirteen points the. NASDAQ up, twenty, one the s. and p. five hundred up five points you're listening to NPR. News from Washington And I'm Jamie Floyd for WNYC in New York former New York state legislative employees who say they've experienced sexual harassment, while working in the capital are calling. On the state attorney general Andy elected officials to, release them from nondisclosure agreements members of the sexual harassment working group say the state, utilizes NDA's to keep victim. Silent by threatening monetary penalties attorney. General candidate zephyr teach out says this contributes to a. Culture of silence, around, investigating and punishing harassers at the state level, nobody understands who and how and where they should go to get a final result and, no one is finally responsible teach out is calling on, the state's ethics commission to be, more transparent about investigating harassment, and project witnesses who do come forward after some setbacks the fifteen month old. Pilot program to clean up the Ghana's Canal is in its final stages. EPA regional administrator Pete Lopez said today it took longer than expected. To figure out how to dredge the canal problem, started when crews began to install steel plates along the sides of the canal initial approach was a little too vigorous for the canal. Was creating some some vibration that was causing some, problems with the Jason building so we. Had to rethink that the vibrations even caused the promenade of the whole foods in Ghana's to sink slightly into the canal the says the pilot which focused on only small portions of the canal is, six months behind schedule full dredging on the rest of the waterway won't begin until..
Manafort trial delayed as judge approves immunity for 5 witnesses
"Live from NPR news in Washington I'm Janine, Herbst a federal judge granting a bid to delay the criminal trial of President Trump's former campaign. Manager Paul manafort's trial was set to begin this week NPR's Windsor Johnston reports his, attorneys are getting, until the end of the month two review documents in the case the defense team had requested a delay after receiving more. Than one hundred thousand documents related to the case over the. Past month. Many of them came from electronic devices seized from manafort's former business partner Rick gates who has already pleaded guilty to charges and the special counsels Russia investigation the judge also granted the request for. Five witnesses to testify with immunity Manafort faces sixteen. Counts including Bank fraud tax evasion and conspiracy most of the charges, stem from activities that predate the five months Manafort worked on the Trump, campaign none of them relate directly to allegations? Of coordination with Russia Windsor Johnston NPR, news Washington President Trump is considering revoking security clearances for six former Obama. Administration intelligence and law. Enforcement officials including former CIA director John Brennan and former FBI director James. Comey home Trump fired White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, says in some. Cases these people, quote monetize their clearances both Brennan and Komi are frequent Trump critics US Olympic swimming star Ryan locked he is in trouble again, the US anti doping agency suspended him for fourteen months for a rules, violation ATI winner of twelve Olympic medals was previously banned for an incident at the 2016 Rio. De Janeiro Olympics NPR's Tom Goldman has more the US anti-doping agency you Sada is, not suspending Ryan, locked de for taking a banned substance his punishment is for violating a rule about IV infusions in the violation appears to. Be self inflicted in may locked e posted an Instagram photo, showing him Hooked up to an IV with the. Caption athletic recovery with some hashtag vitamins the picture, prompted a, you Sada investigation which determined he used the IV with a legal substance, but without a required therapeutic, use exemption locked he, has acknowledged quote there are rules. And you have to obey, them the, Thirty-three-year-old can't. Compete until next, July he still, plans to train for the twenty, twenty Olympics tangled -ment NPR news an investigation into the sinking, of, a, duck. Boat that left seventeen. People, dead look at whether operators violated the coastguards rules on entering the water during, a storm the Viviers vehicle capsized on a lake in Branson Missouri last week as the area was under a. Severe thunderstorm warning with your hurricane strength winds. US coast guard captain Scott Stormer says the boat was raised from the. Water today one of the focuses of the investigation certainly is to determine the vessels condition throughout the casualty the NTSB is also investigating this is, NPR news And I'm Jamie Floyd for WNYC New York, lawmakers are expressing skepticism that the Trump administration. Will meet Thursday's court, order deadline to reunite migrant children taken from their. Parents at the border New York congresswoman. Nydia Velazquez says the administration's failure will not go on noticed Mr President history will judge you but most importantly voters will judge you maybe a November the. Administration failed to meet an earlier deadline to return all children under five to their. Parents by July tenth fewer than half of those, families were reunited by that date hundreds of forcibly separated children were brought to New York, and the daily news has laid off half of its newsroom staff that happened earlier today. The newspaper a fixture in New York City for the last century was sold last year for. Just one dollar to the owner of the ship Kogyo trip. Photographer Todd as l. was among, those who lost his job and governor Andrew Cuomo says he was taken by surprise by. The lay, offs and that he reached out to the paper's owner to offer help if there's a way for the state to be helpful financially We will, be because we want to keep that institution sprung it's a New York institution we want to keep those jobs. In New York the newspaper says it will focus more on breaking news and it's digital audience will have complete. Coverage coming up after news headlines New York City officials say nine buildings affected..
"janine herbst" Discussed on KQED Radio
"From npr news in washington i'm janine herbst president trump says the search for a replacement for retiring supreme court justice anthony kennedy will start immediately have to come up we have to pick a great one we have to pick one that's going to be there for forty years forty five years speaking there at a rally in north dakota last night for congressman kevin kramer who's running for senate this november trump praised kennedy who will retire at the end of july as a man of tremendous vision and senate majority leader mitch mcconnell says he wants to have a confirmation vote this fall though democrats say they want that vote to be held after midterm elections to atlantic city casinos that shut down in recent years reopening with new owners npr's jeff brady reports one of the properties had donald trump's name on it before it went out of business in two thousand sixteen the former trump taj mahal will reopen under the hard rock name down the boardwalk the former revel casino is now called the ocean resort casino according to stockton university the local casino business is rebounding revenue from gaming entertainment and hotels were all up last year npr's jeff brady reporting in northern california a wildfire burning and lake county has now burned more than thirteen thousand acres twenty twenty two structures have been destroyed the pony fire is thirty percent contained in it's one of several wildfires burning in the state i'm janine herbst npr news in washington on the next fresh air jonathan blitzer who covers immigration for the new yorker and is reporting from el paso where he's spoken to women who were separated from their children at the border we'll talk about the immigration crisis the one he says has been created by the trump administration join us.
"janine herbst" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM
"In washington i'm janine herbst president trump defended his immigration polly's policies at a rally in duluth minnesota last night telling the supportive crowd he will keep families together but that the border will be just as tough as it's been in peers domenico montanaro says trump's of supporters is undeterred they're in his corner you know they're they were in the thousands there is enthusiastic as ever and that tracks pretty well with some polling that we've seen come out in the last couple of days pupil yesterday showed that while democrats in this midterm are more enthusiastic than usual about voting sore publican's majority of those republicans are saying they're casting their vote actually four this president so yesterday they were really trying to support him the house votes today on to immigration immigration bills and investigation continues into the fatal shooting of a seventeen year old teenager in east pittsburgh tuesday night police say antoine rose was shot three times in the back during a foot pursuit and has been in a vehicle allegedly involved in a shooting about fifteen minutes earlier when officers pulled the car over rose ran allegany county police superintendent coleman mcdonagh the driver of the vehicle was ordered out by the officer and directed to the ground two other occupants of the vehicle then bolted from the vehicle on foot rose was on armed police did find weapons in the vehicle the driver was interviewed by police and then later released i'm janine herbst and you're listening to npr news from washington and this is morning edition on wnyc in new york at eight twenty good morning i'm kerry nolan we've got delays on new jersey transit's morris and essex and pascal valley lines this morning and on the subways delays on the four and six trains due to signal problems that would lawn and b c trains have delays due to mechanical problems at columbus circle the debate over separating immigrant kids from their parents is now very close to home new york city mayor bill de blasio tour to foster care center in east harlem yesterday that's been receiving these children wnyc's jessica gould was there there are two hundred thirty nine children who have been separated from their families at the border advocate you go home for children in east harlem there have been three hundred fifty children who have come through the center since the separation have begun and there are other centers in the city housing kids who've been separated from their parents at the border president trump yesterday signed an executive order to keep families together after they cross over the border but it's not clear how or when children who've already been separated from their parents will be reunited the bronx museum of the arts has a new director the new york times reports deborah cullen was announced as the new museum director this week collina bronx resident currently works as the director and chief curator of columbia university's wallich art gallery cullen will assume the post next month she'll be succeeding holly block who served as director of the bronx museum for eleven years before she died last fall periods of rain this morning sunny this afternoon highs in the mid eighties sixty seven degrees.
"janine herbst" Discussed on KQED Radio
"What's up with american boy there is something wrong there is something broken in american straight white boys and the result of that is that people are dying comedian michael ian black is talking about what's wrong with masculinity and he's not laughing i'm tanzania vega and that's next time on the takeaway from wnyc and pri public radio international here and now coming up this morning at eleven o'clock and it is followed by the takeaway that starts today at noon live from npr news in washington i'm janine herbst a former cia employee is expected to be in court wednesday and peers giles snyder reports the charges against him include the theft of classified information from the agency that later turned up on wikileaks justice department statement says a grand jury has indicted twenty nine year old joshua solti in what's known as the vault seven leak solti is accused of stealing hacking tools used by the cia that later became public wikileaks is not named in the indictment it began making the material public in march last year npr style snyder in the upper mid west michigan's governor has declared disaster declarations for two counties in the upper peninsula after heavy rains led to flooding in several states along the wisconsin minnesota border damages causing flooding downstream on the tamarac river bob wholesome is an area resident juice last week for my wash out two years ago from a bad storm yeah they just they just got it all repaired and our back to square one again speaking there on ks teepee tv at least one death is being blamed on that storm row financial markets asian markets were lower by the closing bell the nikkei down one point seven percent the hang sang down two point seven percent he was futures contracts are trading lower dow futures contract down one.
"janine herbst" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM
"Washington on janine herbst the european union says it refuses to engage in a trade war with the us at the same time teri schultz reports from brussels the block is moving ahead to retaliate against president trump's imposition of a twenty five percent tariff on european steel imports taking effect today foreign policy chief federico greenie says the european union is a project of peace and that includes in trade however she says the us steel tariff decision demands a response and a ruling by the world trade organization the wto clearly the european union has to defend its interests and this is why the european union with today proceed with the wto disputes settlement case and impose additional duties on a number of imports from the united states the eu accuses the us move of being illegal protectionism marini says the retaliation dozens of american products will be reasonable proportionate and in full compliance with wto rules for npr news i'm teri schultz in brussels a top aide to north korea's leader kim jong un is heading to washington today to deliver a letter to president trump yesterday kim jong choi met with secretary of state mock pompeo in new york who said progress was made on the on again off again summit that was supposed to happen this month in singapore and peers at least hugh has more all signs point to an interest on both sides to keep some sort of summit on schedule kcna north korean state media again declared its quote fixed will toward denuclearization which is something that the us side certainly looking for north korea for its part has also been taking part in a flurry of diplomacy not just with the united states and south korea this week but also russia's foreign minister visited pyongyang and met kim jong un's yesterday and kim jong un himself has now met twice with chinese president xi jinping npr's elise hugh reporting others in at a crowd of protesters gathered in el paso texas where the trump administration launched a pilot program separating immigrant parents and children at the border as mallory falk reports they were getting an early start on fridays national day of action against the administration's new family separation policy mahayana ibadan came to the.
"janine herbst" Discussed on KPCC
"News in washington on janine herbst in northern california more than twenty wildfires are still burning leaving at least thirty six people dead hundreds unaccounted for and fifty seven hundred structures destroyed firefighters have made some progress in containing two of the larger wildfires burning the wine country part of northern california but has bryan watt from member station kqed reports they're bracing for us stretch of challenging weather conditions the national weather service says a large system is moving into the napa and sonoma area bringing warm temperatures dry air and wind gusted could reach up to sixty miles per hour on the highest reaches cal fire spokesman daniel burland says cruiser trying to be as aggressive as possible on the fires while the winds are still relatively calm after we really are going to bring the press cruzan and we're gonna be really doubling up on some of the containment lines on the sovereign portions of the fire the of the north wind our record of pick back up late tonight the high winds are expected to last until late saturday night for npr news i'm brian watt in san francisco after twice certifying to congress that iran's complying with a deal limiting its nuclear program president trump says no more npr's david wilner reports the president is shifting the politically charged issue to congress or lawmakers have sixty days to decide whether to reimpose sanctions on iran under fasttrack rules president trump had until sunday to certify to congress that the nuclear deal is being fulfilled by wrong and that it's in the vital national security interests of the united states he declined to do so i am announcing today that we cannot and will not make this certification trump did not ask lawmakers to reimpose sanctions on iran which would end the deal instead he called on them to fix what he called flaws in the agreement in the event we are not able to reach a solution working with congress and our allies then the agreement will be terminated trump gave no deadline for reaching such a solution and he said he could terminate the deal himself david woman pierre news washington more than a dozen states and the district of columbia are sowing the federal government over president trump's decision to pull out of the affordable care direct exchanges new york is among the eighteen states suing over the cuts to the federal subsidies for low income americans the.
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"The action continues to the north korean missile launch we have many things we can offer north korea for the most important thing gough them as the threats of cutting off the trade with china former defense secretary william perry and ambassador nikki haley both speaking out on how to deal with north korea coming up this hour our plus the destruction of arab would algiza works and if you're happy your teenage years her behind you knock so fast because they may not be find out why not afternoons headlines live from npr news in washington on janine herbst the un security council headed held an emergency meeting to discuss what to do about north korea after it launched an intercontinental ballistic missile tuesday as npr's jackie northern reports the us s and russia are in opposition over how to react to the latest missile launch the us ambassador to the united nations nikki haley called north korea's launch of an icbm a clear and sharp military escalation she said the us is prepared to use the full range of its capabilities including military to defend itself and its allies and said the us will soon propose new sanctions against north korea haley slammed russia for saying new sanctions won't work to sit there and impose sanctions or to sit there and go in defiance of a new resolution means you're holding the hands of kim it on haley also warned china north korea's largest ally that it risks trade with the us if it continues to trade with north korea jackie north.
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"Live from npr news in washington i'm janine herbst said a majority leader mitch mcconnell says republicans will release a draft of their healthcare proposal on thursday the legislation needs a full review from the nonpartisan congressional budget office before can get a vote and pierre susan davis reports that mcconnell says that the vote will likely come next week a vote tentatively planned for next week means senators end the public will only have a few days to review the legislation a call has taken a lead role in drafting the bell with input from republican senators he defended the time line to reporters this way although plenty of john plenty of dum within discussing all the elements of this analysts lay for seven years everybody pretty well understand that everybody will have an adequate time to take a look at it democrats meanwhile are using delaying tactics to slow down senate business in protest of the healthcare bill their latest invoking a rule preventing any committee hearings from taking place all afternoon susan davis npr news as the capital house speaker paul ryan says a tax reform bill is not dead in the water speaking to the national association of manufacturers and washington dc today the speaker told the group he is determined to pass a tax overhaul this year we will not wait for a path free of obstacles guess what it doesn't exist and we will not cast about for quick fixes of halfmeasures transformational tax reform can be done and we are moving ahead full speed ahead but he gave no details of what might be in that bill.
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"In washington i'm janine herbst the head of london's metropolitan police counterterrorism branch said security forces shot and killed the three suspects close to london bridge because they were wearing what looked like explosive vests isis has claimed responsibility for the attacks villa marks has more our assistant commissioner mhone rally said the investigation into saturday night's attack was progressing quickly off the police arrested twelve individuals during a number of raids on properties in the balkan region of east london sunday police had not yet publicly identified the attackers who drivel white van into strains on maman bridge before stopping all the victims with long knives in navarra market route he said the eight offices who arrived at the scene fight an unprecedented number of rounds of the three suspects to prevent further bloodshed authorities of warm mum and residents that additional fees will be patrolling the streets and a security cordon remains in place around the london bridge area of the city and beyond use on the monks in london and despite the recent attacks him london arianna guerande held her one manchester benefit concert today telling a soldout crowd holding already think the moslem a halfmillion say love eleven so some like oh the concert will help those killed and wounded in the attack nearly two weeks ago as our concert wrapped up in manchester justin bieber katy perry coldplay and marcus mumford are among the acts that played that concert today in a former fbi director james comey is scheduled to appear before the senate intelligence committee this week were lawmakers expec welcome to talk.