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"Support for NPR and the following message. Come from Subaru featuring the all new three row ascent with seating for up to eight and a choice of second row. Captain's chairs love is now bigger than ever. Learn more at Subaru dot com. Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Jack Speer, the US China trade battle has a lot of constituencies concerned that includes Georgia's pecan farmers as Jim bursts reports from member station W A B E in Atlanta. The heightened tensions come at a difficult time historically, China has claimed as much as two thirds of the state's annual Bikaner output, but tariffs imposed last year dropped boat demand and the value of their crop and in October hurricane Michael hit. It all means unprecedented. Struggles for the state's pecan growers says Jason Rourke with the Georgia chamber of commerce or already dealing with a lower price because of the lack of an ability to export to the Chinese market. And then they got hit by this massive storm that hurt their supply. So we've seen pecan prices dropped thirty percent. That's too much for some farmers who say they're not sure they'll be able to hang on for NPR news. I'm Jim Boris in. Atlanta. President Trump today said he would take steps to help you as farmers being squeezed by the trade war Tucson oil tankers. A Norwegian flag ship sustained damage, and what Gulf officials are calling a sabotage attack off the coast of the United Arab Emirates the incident, highlighting the wrist to shippers in a region that is vital in terms of global energy supply, and it comes amid the heightened tensions between the US and Iran over an unraveling nuclear deal, which the US pulled out of last year while Gulf officials aren't saying who they believe was responsible US has warned ships that are honor its proxies might target maritime traffic. Actress Felicity Huffman known for her role in desperate housewives broke down in federal court in Boston today. She pleaded guilty to a scheme to boost her daughters. SAT scores NPR's tovia Smith explained. She's one of dozens charge in a sweeping conspiracy. And bribery case Huffman pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit mail fraud for paying fifteen thousand dollars to have someone correct or daughters SAT exam. She cried as she explained. Nd to the judge that her daughter knew nothing about it. And that her accommodation for extra time on tests was legit everything else. She said I did huffman's apology expressing deep regret and shame will help her at sentencing. Prosecutors are recommending four months and a twenty thousand dollar fine. Another parent L A businessman. Devon Sloan also pleaded guilty to paying two hundred and fifty thousand in bribes and using Photoshop pictures of his son purportedly playing water polo to get him recruited to the USC team. Prosecutors want him sentenced to a year in prison. Tovia Smith, NPR news. Boston supreme court says US consumers can pursue an antitrust lawsuit claiming is unfairly monopolized the market for the sale of iphone apps. Justice spread cavenaugh joining the courts for liberals in rejecting a plea from Cupertino California-based apple and the lawsuit over the thirty percent commission. Charges software, developers whose apps are sold on the company store on Wall Street, the Dow plunged six hundred seventeen points, this is NPR. Beloved, actress and singer Doris day has died at her home in Los Angeles, just a month after her ninety seventh birthday, the cause of death was pneumonia is NPR's nettles report. Stay was also a passionate animal welfare advocate. Stay with herself a workhorse. He recorded more than six hundred songs she appeared in nearly forty movies, including her Hitchcock's the man who knew too much and musicals such as the Pajama Game. Hey. You with the staff junior Doris day started as a dancer, but after a car accident, she switched to singing and quickly found success while still a teenager her wholesome, charisma and comedic chops would make Doris day. What if the top Email box office performers of all time, but her real life was not as delightful as the characters? She immortalised onscreen daynard four times unhappily wants to a musician who abused her and wants to a manager who grossly mishandled her finances Dora? Stay retired from acting in the early nineteen seventies and turn to working with animals a source of happiness for performer who gave so much joy to her audiences Netto. Libby, NPR news interesting proposition, two employees from giant package shipper Amazon, which your job and the company will help you start your own business. Delivering packages for Amazon comes at a time. The company is looking for ways to speed up delivery, especially for its prime members. Amazon says will cover up to ten thousand dollars and start up costs. And pay three months worth of salary. Crude oil futures prices fell today oil down sixty two cents a barrel to end the session at sixty one zero four barrel in New York. I'm Jack Speer. NPR news in Washington.

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"Today for mother's day a conversation that has shaped and guided me as a parent for many years, Sylvia Burstein is a Jewish Buddhist teacher psychotherapist, a mother and a grandmother we soak up her wisdom on nourishing, the inner lives of our children and her insistence that we tend our own inner lives for their sake. Nobody tells you that they don't say when they hear this. Oh, brace yourself. They say they say, congratulations because, you know, percents both this, congratulations. It's the most amazing thing we can do to create a new life that comes out with females eyelashes all all its fingers and toes. It's amazing. And it's extremely awakening in the sense of knowing how vulnerable we are. I'm Krista Tippett. And this is being stay with us. Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Jack Speer, the US China trade battle has a lot of constituencies concern that includes Georgia's P con farmers as Jim bursts reports from member station W A B E in Atlanta. The heightened tensions come at a difficult time historically, China has claimed as much as two thirds of the state's annual con output, but tariffs imposed last year dropped both demand and the value of their crop and in October hurricane Michael hit. It all means unprecedented. Struggles for the state's beacon growers says Jason Rourke with the Georgia chamber of commerce or already dealing with a lower price because of the lack of an ability to export to the Chinese market. And then they got hit by this massive storm that hurt their supply. So we've seen pecan prices dropped thirty percent. That's too much for some farmers who say they're not sure they'll be able to hang on. For NPR news. I'm Jim Burris in Atlanta. President Trump today said he would take steps to help you farmers being squeezed by the trade war who Saudi oil tankers. Norwegian flag ship sustained damage. What Gulf officials are calling a sabotage attack off the coast of the United Arab Emirates the incident, highlighting the wrist to shippers in a region that is vital in terms of global energy supply, and it comes amid the heightened tensions between the US and Iran over an unraveling nuclear deal, which the US pulled out of last year while Gulf officials aren't saying who they believe was responsible. The US has warned ships that Iran. It's proxies might target maritime traffic. Actress Felicity Huffman known for her role in desperate housewives broke down in federal court in Boston today. She pleaded guilty to a scheme to boost her daughters. SAT scores NPR's tovia Smith explained. She's one of dozens charge in a sweeping conspiracy. And bribery, case Huffman pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit mail fraud for paying fifteen thousand dollars to have someone correct or. Daughters SAT exam. She cried as she explained to the judge that her daughter knew nothing about it. And that her accommodation for extra time on tests was legit everything else. She said I did huffman's apology expressing deep regret and shame will help her at sentencing prosecutors are recommending four months and a twenty thousand dollar fine another parent LA businessman. Devon Sloan also pleaded guilty to paying two hundred and fifty thousand in bribes and using Photoshop pictures of his son purportedly playing water polo to get him recruited to the USC team. Prosecutors want him sentenced to a year in prison. Tovia Smith, NPR news. Boston supreme court says US consumers can pursue an antitrust lawsuit claiming apples unfairly monopolized the market for the sale of iphone apps just to spread cavenaugh joining the courts for liberals in rejecting a plea from Cupertino California-based apple and the lawsuit over the thirty percent commission. Charges software, developers was after sold on the company store on Wall Street, the Dow plunged six hundred. Seventeen points. This is NPR and this is WNYC in New York com. Shawn Carlson almost two inches of rain has fallen in New York City area over the past two days. And that means some untreated storm and wastewater is overflowing into adjacent waterways. The city issued water quality advisories for at least two dozen location. Some lasting well into tomorrow. Some of those include Coney Island creek, flushing creek and the Newtown creek. A New Jersey doctor who I who himself as the El Chapo of opioids is facing federal charges. The US attorney's office alleges that rubber Delgada prescribe. Opioids for patients without seeing them and often allowed them to choose their own dosage. He's also charged with altering medical records to hide his activities. Both charges are punishable by up to twenty years in prison. Some New York lawmakers are drafting legislation that would decriminalize the buying and selling of sex. But that idea is receiving resistance in the enemy is the executive director of the coalition against trafficking in women. She says commercial sex increases the chances of violence against women. This is not progressive legislation. This is the most reactionary regressive vision for women girls, and particularly women and girls of color, one of the bill's sponsors assembly member, Richard gut freed says that keeping sex criminalised undercuts the ability of workers to screen, clients and control their work environment. He says the Bill keep sex work a legal if it involves minors or trafficking for tonight here on area. We will continue.

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04:41 min | 2 years ago

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"Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Jack Speer, the US China trade battle has a lot of constituencies concern that includes Georgia's pecan farmers as Jim bursts reports from member station W AB in Atlanta, the heightened tensions come at a difficult time, historically, China has claimed as much as two thirds of the state's annual output, but tariffs imposed last year dropped boat demand and the value of their crop and in October hurricane Michael hit. It all means unprecedented. Struggles for the state's pecan growers says Jason Rourke with the Georgia chamber of commerce or already dealing with a lower price because of the lack of an ability to export to the Chinese market. And then they got hit by this massive storm that hurt their supply. So we've seen pecan prices dropped thirty percent. That's too much for some farmers who say they're not sure they'll be able to hang on for NPR news. I'm Jim Bruce in Atlanta. President Trump today said he would take steps to help you us farmers being squeezed by the trade war who Saudi oil tankers Norwegian flagship sustained damage what Gulf officials are calling a sabotage attack off the coast of the United Arab Emirates the incident highlighting the wrist to shippers in a region that is vital in terms of global energy supply, and it comes amid the heightened tensions between the US and Iran over an unraveling nuclear deal, which the US pulled out of last year. Gulf officials aren't saying who they believe was responsible USA's warned ships that Iran. It's proxies might target maritime traffic. Actress Felicity Huffman known for her role in desperate housewives broke down in federal court in Boston today. She pleaded guilty to a scheme to boost her daughters. SAT scores NPR's tovia Smith explained. She's one of dozens charge in a sweeping conspiracy. Bribery, case Huffman pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit mail fraud for paying fifteen thousand dollars to have someone correct her daughters. SAT exam. She cried as she explained to the judge that her daughter knew nothing about it. And that her accommodation for extra time on tests was legit everything else. She said I did of men's apology expressing deep regret and shame will help her at sentencing prosecutors recommending four months and a twenty thousand dollar fine another parent L A businessman. Devon Sloan also pleaded guilty to paying two hundred and fifty thousand in bribes and using Photoshop pictures of his son purportedly playing water polo to get him recruited to the USC team. Prosecutors want him sentenced to a year in prison. Tovia Smith, NPR news. Boston supreme court says US consumers can pursue an antitrust lawsuit claiming apple is unfairly monopolized the market for the sale of iphone apps. Justice spread Cavanaugh joining the courts for liberals in rejecting a plea from Cupertino California-based apple and the lawsuit over the thirty percent commission. Charges software, developers whose apps are sold on the company store on Wall Street, the Dow plunged six hundred seventeen points this. NPR from K Q E D news. I'm Jeremy Siegel. The San Francisco public utilities commission is recommending the city move forward with a proposal to acquire Pacific Gas and Electric's assets and run its own publicly owned electrical system. Can't you? Peter Jon Shuler reports. The agency's fifty page report outlines different scenarios for maintaining the status quo of using PG unease power lines to distribute electricity to making the city fully independent by buying PG as distribution lines. Although the report admits that last option would be a long process with significant risks. It concludes public ownership of the grid has potential for significant benefits. Mayor London breed praised the reports findings that acquiring PGE's assets feasible, and in the long term interest of the city in the statement PG says it looks forward to reviewing the city's analysis. I'm Peter Jon Shuler K curiosity. News, california. The attorney general heavier becera is suing the Trump administration. Again, the latest lawsuit filed today argues that a new federal rule undermines workers rights under that rule in home care workers paid through medical and Medicare would not be able to use their paychecks voluntarily pay union dues Sarah says targets hundreds of thousands of workers who are mostly women and people of color who care for elderly and disabled Californians it once again shows the reckless disregard this administration has for people's healthcare and for workers the centers for Medicare and Medicaid service declined to comment. The is the fiftieth Sarah has filed against the Trump administration. I'm Jeremy Siegel Kennedy news.

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"Trump certainly fees or Bonn as an ideological ally. It's high praise and a warm welcome for the prime minister of Hungary from President Trump today is Monday may thirteenth, and this is all things considered from NPR news. Audie cornish. And I'm Ari Shapiro next. How Trump and Viktor Orban's share similar ideas on immigration, and why that worrisome human rights activists later, the effect that the trade war with China is having on retailers. I think we will see more and more business raising prices. New lawsuit accuses the prescription drug industry of price-fixing on generic medications. What we have found is that the generic drug manufacturers represent the largest corporate cartel in American history. And the trial begins for the police officer accused of the choking death of Eric garner in New York, I the newscast. Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Jack Speer, the US China trade battle has a lot of constituencies concerned that includes Georgia's P con farmers as Jim bursts reports from member station W A B E in Atlanta. The heightened tensions come at a difficult time historically, China has claimed as much as two thirds of the state's annual pecan output, but tariffs imposed last year dropped boat demand and the value of their crop and in October hurricane Michael hit. It all means unprecedented. Struggles for the state's began growers says Jason Rourke with the Georgia chamber of commerce or already dealing with a lower price because of the lack of an ability to export to the Chinese market. And then they got hit by this massive storm that hurt their supply. So we've seen pecan prices dropped thirty percent. That's too much for some farmers who say they're not sure they'll be able to hang on for NPR news. I'm Jim Bris in Atlanta. President Trump today said he would take steps to help you as farmers being squeezed by the trade war to Saudi oil tankers. A Norwegian flag ship sustained damage, and what Gulf officials are calling a sabotage attack off the coast of the United Arab Emirates the incident highlighting the wrist to shippers in a region that is vital in terms of global energy supply, and it comes amid the heightened tensions between the US and Iran over an unraveling nuclear deal, which the US pulled out of last year while Gulf officials aren't saying who they believe was responsible. The US has warned ships that Iran. It's proxies might target maritime traffic. Actress Felicity Huffman known for her role in desperate housewives broke down in federal court in Boston today. She pleaded guilty to a scheme to boost her daughters. SAT scores NPR's tovia Smith explained. She's one of dozens charge in a sweeping conspiracy. And bribery case Huffman pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit mail fraud for paying fifteen thousand dollars to have someone correct or daughters. SAT exam. She cried as she explained to the judge that her daughter knew nothing about it. And that her accommodation for extra time on tests was legit everything else. She said I did huffman's apology expressing deep regret and shame will help her at sentencing. Prosecutors are recommending four months and a twenty thousand dollar fine. Another parent L A businessman. Devon Sloan also pleaded guilty to paying two hundred and fifty thousand in bribes and using Photoshop pictures of his son purportedly playing water polo to get him recruited to the USC team. Prosecutors want him sentenced to a year in prison. Tovia Smith, NPR news. Boston bureau supreme court says US consumers can pursue an antitrust lawsuit claiming apple is unfairly monopolized the market for the sale of iphone apps. Justice spread cavenaugh joining the courts for liberals in rejecting a plea from Cupertino California-based apple and the lawsuit over the thirty percent commission. Charges software, developers whose apps are sold on the company store on Wall Street, the Dow plunged six hundred seventeen points, this is. NPR and this is KCRW. It's Monday may thirteenth a very good evening to you Larry parole. Here's what's happening at six four. A sixty seven year old pastor from southern California has been charged with molesting children as young as five or more over a decade. The eldest was fifteen John McFarland Fullerton appeared in court today. But did not interrupt plea. Prosecutors say the molestations happened between two thousand three and two thousand seventeen while McFarland was a pastor at several Orange County churches authorities say he most recently was head pastor that orange Thorpe United Methodist Church in Fullerton. The man accused of killing a woman in connection with the power. Synagogue shooting is expected to appear in court this week on more than one hundred federal charges that nineteen year old allegedly acted alone. But he posted an anti-semitic open letter on H N that's an online forum famous for antisemitic conspiracy theories when hike in is the associate director of the Anti-Defamation league's regional office in San Francisco. These people are collaborating with.

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"In a great sweep sticks to get sweepstakes to Ohana festival as well as Austin city limits, and thank you so much to olive donated Christina's is coming up next my good friends history. Disdaining right behind me. News is next. Thank you. Phil Matteo live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Janine Herbst. The ongoing and escalating trade dispute between the United States and China has Georgia pecan farmers concern. Word as generous from member station W AB in Atlanta reports the heightened tensions come at an especially tough time, historically, China has claimed as much as two thirds of the state's annual pecan output, but tariffs imposed last year dropped boat demand and the value of their crop and Tober hurricane Michael hit. It all means unprecedented. Struggles for the state's pecan growers says Jason Rourke with the Georgia chamber of commerce or already dealing with a lower price because of the lack of an ability to export to the Chinese market. And then they got hit by this massive storm that hurt their supply. So and prices dropped thirty percent. That's too much for some farmers who say they're not sure they'll be able to hang on for NPR news. I'm Jim breweries in Atlanta. The US imposed additional tariffs on Chinese imports Friday and President Trump has threatened to Levy duties on another three hundred million dollars worth of imports talks between the countries. Ended Friday with no deal in China is promising to retaliate acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has made a visit to mcallen Texas border patrol station today telling border patrol agents at the Pentagon won't withdraw military support prematurely as.

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"Support for NPR and the following message. Come from Subaru featuring the all new three row ascent with seating for up to eight and a choice of second row. Captain's chairs love is now bigger than ever. Learn more at Subaru dot com. Live from NPR news in Washington on Giles Snyder. China's chief trade negotiator says talks with the United States have not broken down the vice premier spoke with Chinese media after meetings in Washington wrapped up this week without an agreement. He said China, and the US will hold more trade talks in Beijing Trump administration. Meanwhile, stepping up pressure on China, the office of the US trade Representative says is preparing to impose tariffs on three hundred billion dollars in Chinese products. That are not already facing import taxes. The dispute with China has Georgia pecan farmers concerned. As Jim Bruce reports from member station W A B E in Atlanta, historically, China has claimed as much as two thirds of the seats annual Bikaner output, but tariffs imposed last year dropped boat demand and the value of their crop and in October hurricane Michael hit. It all means unprecedented. Struggles for the state's pecan growers says Jason Rourke with the Georgia chamber of commerce or already dealing. With a lower price because of the lack of an ability to export to the Chinese market. And then they got hit by this massive storm that hurt their supply. So we've seen pecan prices drop thirty percent. That's too much for some farmers who say they're not sure they'll be able to hang on for NPR news. I'm Jim breweries in Atlanta United nation says a who's he rebel group in Yemen has begun to withdraw its forces from three key ports, including the city of Ida. It's the first major step since the UN brokered ceasefire was agreed in December the BBC's least to set first unilateral move by who these who control? Most of the area is significant supports are vital gateway for newly all of the aid Yemenis desperately need just to survive. But if this first pelote fails, there's concern that the Stockholm agreement could collapse. Even now a Yemeni government minister is criticizing to who these unilateral step another sign of a hard. It will be to ever bring peace. And in the suffering in a country described as the world's worst humanitarian crisis. The economy is growing at unemployment near fifty year lows, but see Beck. No reports are prominent Federal Reserve official remains worried about the middle class despite outward prosperity, it has become harder for Americans to attain and maintain middle class data's according to Federal Reserve governor Lyle Brainerd, she says middle income families households with incomes between forty thousand and eighty five thousand dollars are caught between slow growth in wages, and wealth and faster growing costs for housing, healthcare and education Brainard, President Obama's last remaining appointee to the fed board of governors says higher income people have enjoyed bigger gains in income and wealth since the financial crisis. And she warns the resulting increase in inequality threatens the long term health and resilience of the economy for NPR news. I'm Steve Beck ner. And you're listening to NPR news. For the first time g seven countries plan to simulate cross-border cyber attacks on financial institutions with the aim of exposing weak spots. Takes again row reports at currency seven president France says he exercises will take place next month, the simulated cyber attack will roll out over three days and target twenty four financial institutions, according to naturally oh photo from the Bank of France, the European Central Bank and the Bank of England have already tested their systems independently. But this is the first cross-border simulation among g seven nations. Officials hope the exercise will expose risks and weak spots at central banks market authorities and finance ministries. According to a recent study by IBM, the financial sector accounts for nineteen percent of cyberattacks making it the most common target. French finance minister Bruno to math said cyber threats are proof that g seven countries need more multilateral cooperation for NPR news. I'm Jake sagana wrote in Paris, Macron's putting more pressure on the White House over President Trump's tax returns House Ways, and means committee chairman Richard Neal has issued a subpoena for six years of the president's records after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin refused to comply acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan heading to the Texas border town mcallen today flying there with Kevin michelina in the acting homeland security secretary yesterday the Pentagon announced the transfer of one and a half billion dollars to help build more barriers along the border. The White House said earlier this week that President Trump plans to nominate Shanahan to the defense post. I'm trial Snyder NPR news.

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04:58 min | 2 years ago

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"Support for this podcast and the following message. Come from American pest as the leading provider of safe sustainable pest control solutions across the DMV. Let American past help you to take back your home or business. From menacing pests. Visit them today at American pest dot net. Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm trial Snyder. President Trump says his relationship with Chinese president Xi Jinping remain strong and on Twitter. He said trade talks will continue to go. She asians. Oh and Washington broke up on Friday without an agreement after the president hike tariffs on two hundred billion dollars in Chinese imports. China has said it will retaliate. The escalating trade dispute with China has Georgia pecan farmers concerned. Jim Burress reports from member station W A B E in Atlanta. The heightened tensions come at a tough time historically, China has claimed as much as two thirds of the state's annual pecan output, but tariffs imposed last year dropped boat demand and the value of their crop and in October hurricane Michael hit. It all means unprecedented. Struggles for the state's conned growers says Jason Rourke with the Georgia chamber of commerce or already dealing with a lower price because of the. Lack of an ability to export to the Chinese market. And then they got hit by this massive storm that hurt their supply. So we've seen pecan prices dropped thirty percent. That's too much for some farmers who say they're not sure they'll be able to hang on for NPR news. I'm Jim Boris in Atlanta. The World Health Organization says the Abol outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo could spread unless violence against health workers. There stops Lee Mickey Condie reports from Nairobi it's the second. Biggest outbreak in history and health officials worry that it could grow even bigger they say frequent attacks on health workers and facilities are uprising their efforts to contain the deadly epidemic. In the northeastern parts of the DR see more than one thousand people have died since the epidemic began in two thousand eighteen the World Health Organization said on Thursday that the attacks of forced it to suspend their activities multiple times in the past week. The violence has also contributed to mistrust among communities towards health workers who say the number of new. Abol cases are on the rise. This week the World Health Organization announced plans to expand the new full of Accion for NPR news. I'm Halima Condie in Nairobi, hailing company. Hoover had a rough first of trading on Wall Street. Uber. Shares closed down nearly eight percent from their starting price of forty five dollars after opening blow their public offering prices but analysts Daniel is police Superstock should do. Well in the long run volatility is normal especially in a nervous market like this. And what's happened with what we call their little brother whiffed in terms of that stock being on twenty five percent. So that combined with US China UNC volatility it's going to be a roller coaster ride. But we continue to be buyers. Buber singing, the valuations one hundred billion plus overall stocks down Friday morning on worries about US China tray with the Dow finished with gains after obstacle optimistic remarks about further trade negotiations from President Trump in the Treasury Secretary. This is NPR. The Trump administration facing a new deadline and the dispute Ober over President Trump's tax returns, a top House Democrat ways, and means committee chairman Richard Neal has issued subpoenas giving Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in the IRS until next Friday provide six years of the president's tax records Mnuchin refused to comply with previous demands. A federal judge has struck down Kentucky law aimed at banning a common second trimester procedure to end, pregnancies. The judge has ruled that the law violates constitutionally protected privacy rights, Kentucky's only abortion clinic challenged the law after it was signed last year by Republican governor Matt Bevin one of the founding members of the nineties hip hop group. The futures has been charged with campaign finance violations, impairs miles Parche reports pros Michelle was indicted, along with a Malaysian businessman for making illegal political contributions in two thousand twelve the Justice department says Michelle received more than twenty one. Million dollars from foreign entities. So they could then funneled into the twenty twelve election as legitimate donations. The diamond says he paid about twenty straw donors. So they can make donations in their names in support of then President Barack Obama Michelle is a musician and actor who rose to fame as a member of the Fujii's, the influential hip hop group that also included Lauren hill and Wycliffe John a lawyer from Chelle said he's innocent. And then he's extremely disappointed that the government chose to pursue charges. So many years after the twenty twelve election a Malaysian businessman named Joe low was also charged in relation to the donations miles parks. 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06:02 min | 2 years ago

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"Other founders wrote of health slavery does open the vista into a future in which you can see in a Gallup -tarian society. We gotta Lexington green. Where it all began. I our newscast. It's Saturday may eleventh two thousand nineteen. Live from NPR news in Washington on Giles Snyder. China's chief trade negotiator says talks with the United States have not broken down the vice premier spoke with Chinese media after meetings in Washington wrapped up this week without an agreement. He said China, the US will hold more trade talks in Beijing Trump administration. Meanwhile, stepping up pressure on China, the office of the US trade Representative says is preparing to impose tariffs on three hundred billion dollars in Chinese products. That are not already facing import taxes. The dispute with China has Georgia pecan farmers concerned. As Jim Bruce reports from member station, W, A B and Atlanta, historically, China has claimed as much as two thirds of the state's annual pecan output, but tariffs imposed last year dropped boat demand and the value of their crop and in October hurricane Michael hit. It all means unprecedented. Struggles for the state's pecan growers says Jason. Rourke with the Georgia chamber of commerce or already dealing with a lower price because of the lack of an ability to export to the Chinese market. And then they got hit by this massive storm that hurt their supply. So we've seen pecan prices dropped thirty percent. That's too much for some farmers who say they're not sure they'll be able to hang on for NPR news. I'm Jim breweries in Atlanta. United nation says who's he rebel group in Yemen has begun to withdraw its forces from three key ports, including the city of data. It's the first major step since the UN brokered ceasefire was agreed in December the BBC's to set first unilateral move by the who these who control. Most of the area is significant support survival gateway for nearly all of the aid Yemenis desperately need Justice survive. But if this first pelote fails, there's concern that the Stockholm agreement could collapse. Even now, a Yemeni government minister is criticizing the who these unilateral step. And another sign of a hard. It will be to ever bring peace and the suffering in a country described as the world's worst humanitarian crisis. The economy is growing unemployment near fifty year lows, but see Beck. No reports of prominent Federal Reserve official remains worried about the middle class despite outward prosperity, it has become harder for Americans to attain and maintain middle class status. According to Federal Reserve, governor Lyle Brainerd, she says middle income families households with incomes between forty thousand and eighty five thousand dollars are caught between slow growth in wages, and wealth and faster growing costs for housing, healthcare and education Brainard, President Obama's last remaining appointee to the fed board of governors says higher income people have enjoyed bigger gains in income and wealth since the financial crisis. And she warns the resulting increase in inequality threatens, the long term health and resilience of the economy friend. NPR news. I'm Steve Beck ner. And you're listening to NPR news. For the first time g seven countries plan to simulate cross-border cyber attacks on financial institutions with the aim of exposing weak spots. Jake Sakano reports at currency seven president France says the exercises will take place next month, the simulated cyber attack were roll out over three days and target twenty four financial institutions, according to Natalie oh fell from the Bank of France, the European Central Bank and the Bank of England have already tested their systems independently. But this is the first cross-border simulation among g seven nations. Officials hope the exercise will expose risks and weak spots at central banks market authorities and finance ministries. According to a recent study by the financial sector accounts for nineteen percent of cyber attacks making it the most common target. French finance minister Bruno said cyber threats are proof that g seven countries need more multilateral cooperation for NPR news. Jake sagana row in Paris, Macron's putting more pressure on the White House over President Trump's tax returns House Ways, and means committee chairman Richard Neal has issued a subpoena for six years of the president's records after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin refused to comply acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan heading to the Texas for town mcallen today, plying their with Kevin michelina the acting homeland security secretary yesterday the Pentagon announced the transfer of one and a half billion dollars to help build more barriers along the border. The White House said earlier this week that President Trump plans to nominate Shanahan to the defense post trial Snyder NPR news. Support for NPR comes from NPR stations. Other contributors include the law firm Cooley LLP with offices in the US Europe and China Cooley, advises entrepreneurs investors, financial institutions and established companies around the world where innovation makes the law. 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"New Yorker radio hour two leading environmental writers wonder if the new urgency around climate politics is too little too late and the right or Karen, Russell explores an urban wildlife refuge that is coming up this morning at ten o'clock on ninety three point nine FM. Of course, that's followed by way. Don't tell me coming up at eleven o'clock this morning. Fifty seven degrees. Now, it's going to be mostly sunny today. We're expecting to get up to a high around sixty eight degrees WNYC at eight o'clock. This is WNYC FM HD and AM New York. Counsellors in California or helping kids cope with trauma, six months after fire took out most of the town of paradise. Also this hour. Iran says it will stop complying with some elements of the nuclear deal. We look at what Europe can do to keep the Iran nuclear deal alive this week CBS corporation censored a segment of the hit program. The good fight due to a critical segment that took aim at Chinese censorship. We'll speak with the segments animator. Plus New Jersey's centrist, congressman Josh dot Heimer in the spotlight would a major influence. He's playing no inside the caucus as an organizer against kind of progressive wing of the party. It is Saturday may eleventh. I'm David I and this is weekend edition on WNYC. Live from NPR news in Washington on Giles Snyder. China's chief trade negotiator says talks with the United States have not broken down the vice premier spoke with Chinese media after meetings in Washington wrapped up this week without an agreement. He said China, and the US will hold more trade talks in Beijing Trump administration. Meanwhile, stepping up pressure on China, the office of the US trade Representative says is preparing to impose tariffs on three hundred billion dollars in Chinese products. That are not already facing import taxes. The dispute with China has Georgia pecan farmers concerned. As Jim Bruce reports from member station WABC in Atlanta, historically, China has claimed as much as two thirds of the state's annual pecan output, but tariffs imposed last year dropped boat demand and the value of their crop and in October hurricane Michael hit. It all means unprecedented. Struggles for the state's pecan growers says Jason Rourke with the Georgia chamber of commerce or. Already dealing with a lower price because of the lack of ability to export to the Chinese market. And then they got hit by this massive storm that hurt their supply. So we've seen pecan prices drop thirty percent. That's too much for some farmers who say they're not sure they'll be able to hang on for NPR news. I'm Jim Bris in Atlanta. United nation says who's he rebel group in Yemen has begun to withdraw its forces from three key ports, including the city of Dina. It's the first major step since UN brokered ceasefire was agreed in December the BBC's lease to set first unilateral move by who these who control? Most of the area is significant supports are vital gateway for nearly all of the aid Yemenis desperately need Justice survive. But if this first pelote fails, there's concern that the Stockholm agreement could collapse. Even now, a Yemeni government minister is criticizing the who is unilateral step another sign of a hard. It will be ever. Bring peace and in the suffering in a country described as the world's worst humanitarian crisis. The economy is growing unemployment near fifty year lows, but see Beck. No reports of prominent Federal Reserve official remains worried about the middle class despite outward prosperity, it has become harder for Americans to attain and maintain middle class status. According to Federal Reserve, governor Lyle Brainerd, she says middle income families households with incomes between forty thousand and eighty five thousand dollars are caught between slow growth in wages, and wealth and faster growing costs for housing, healthcare and education Brainard, President Obama's last remaining appointee to the fed board of governors says higher income people have enjoyed bigger gains in income and wealth since the financial crisis. And she warns the resulting increase in inequality threatens the long term health and resilience of the economy for NPR news. I'm Steve Beck ner. And you're listening to. NPR news. And this is WNYC in New York. I'm David I a second judge has ruled that the disciplinary trial of police officer Daniel Pantaleo in the death of Eric garner can go forward with conditions WNYC's. Cindy Rodriguez explains defense attorneys say the civilian complaint review board filed their charges late. And so it's not enough to prove Pantaleo violated the patrol guide. Instead, they must now show that he committed the crime of attempted assault and strangulation this Pantaleo attorney store at London makes it more difficult to seize your beat approved their case, which by correlation in north to the benefit of my client. The judges written decision is secret under state law. The says they were always prepared to meet that burden of proof and are confident Pantaleo will ultimately lose his job key witness testimony in the sex trafficking case against an alleged Albany cult leader this week attempted to show that members may have been coerced. Witnesses said that. Nexium head Keith Rene used blackmail and coerced sex to keep members close. Josh block is the host of the podcast uncover escaping Nexium and an investigative reporter. He says the defense's case will be this. We need to look at Keith intent, and here's a man who has dedicated themselves to helping people and in order for him to do a criminal act. You have to have a criminal mind, and he doesn't have a criminal mind. Rene has pleaded not guilty to all charges. The trial will resume on Monday. The MTA called an emergency board meeting yesterday to discuss the increasing costs of overtime WNYC. Stephen Nessin reports turns out to be a good explanation overtime at the Long Island railroad and New York City transit has gone up dramatically over the past year. But that's also because there's been a hiring freeze rather than hiring more people MTA leadership says it's cheaper to have the existing workers do overtime, but board member and Transport Workers Union. President John Samuelson says holding this meeting to question workers, pay just. Days before contract negotiations begin is a bad tactic. This type of behavior that you've engaged in triggered strikes city subway system, and I'm not saying that as a threat, that's the truth..

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