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Coral Princess docks in Port Miami after being denied by Port Everglades
"Coral princess has docked in Miami with eighteen hundred passengers and crew on board including twelve. Who tested positive for the virus to passengers have died although the cruise line is not identify? Release the cause of death. Jennifer glass reports Princess cruise lines is telling its guests. It could take two more days to get them off the ship. The latest stricken with Corona virus passengers must undergo a health screening then go through customs and immigration at the cruise terminal. Then get back onto the ship to await in order to finally disembark. That's not expected to begin until Sunday. Because of lack of flights the cruise line says the decision to dock in Miami was last minute after Fort. Lauderdale port everglades refused permission. The ship has been at sea for about a month. Passengers have been confined to their cabins since Tuesday in addition to Americans there also travelers from the UK Canada Australia and New Zealand among other countries on board
Afghanistan deal: Don't trade away women's rights to the Taliban. Put us at the table.
"In Afghanistan. Closely watching the next steps of a potential peace deal with the Taliban the group repressed women and girls in the country years ago when they were in power glass more from Kabul women have made impressive gains since the Taliban were toppled in two thousand one returning to education becoming politicians business leaders gains that could be at risk if the Taleban tried to return to their old ways. Magnesia Wafa heads the Afghanistan women's Chamber of Commerce and Industry the energy that these women have gained the power of gained and how they've progressed. That's something that they will for sure. Fight Forest stand for and they will hopefully make sure that they don't lose it. Women were not part of the talks between the US and the Taliban top negotiator says the US is committed to women's representation at inter-afghan talks scheduled this week but that will be up to the Afghans themselves for NPR news. I'm Jennifer glass in Kabul
"jennifer glass" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM
"Live from NPR news in Washington im Juni in herbs the first U. S. death from the new corona virus has been confirmed a man in his fifties in Seattle who had underlying health issues dozens of others in the state are being tested president trump is warning there will likely be more cases in the US but he's urging people to go about their daily lives if your stammer Keith has more health officials and president trump insists the restore Americans remains quite low despite new cases not link to travel overseas as with the common flu people who are older and have other risk factors like obesity and diabetes are at greater risk for severe illness if they contract the virus but trump sought to reassure people who are in good health so healthy people if you're healthy you will probably I have go through a process and and you'll be fine the administration is instituting new travel restrictions for people who've been to Iran and is urging Americans not to travel to certain parts of Italy and South Korea Tamar Keith NPR news the White House and into the longest U. S. war could be inside the U. S. defense secretary is praising the newly signed U. S. Taliban agreement saying it reflects a pivotal moment in the peace process in Afghanistan Jennifer glass has more from Kabul defense secretary mark esper says the deal is only the beginning of the road ahead will not be easy the agreement says the U. S. and NATO withdraw all forces in fourteen months if the Taliban meet certain benchmarks it can only take a band could die by their commitments as outlined in the agreement with the United States to include maintaining the ongoing reduction in violence across the country as inter Afghan negotiations progress the United States will watch the Taliban's actions closely the judge with their efforts towards peace on good faith as per emphasize the withdrawal is conditions based and if the Taliban feel honor their commitments the United States would not hesitate to nullify the agreement for NPR news I'm Jennifer glass in Kabul in South Carolina voting went smoothly all day and the democratic presidential nomination primary and polls close in about an hour that isn't yours Pam Fessler reports the state is the first in the country to be using all new voting equipment this year state election officials say there have been no reports of long lines or serious delays at polling sites around the state voters are using new machines that produce paper ballots and there were concerns that the process might cause backups but a record number of Democrats seventy five thousand as of this morning voted earlier using absentee ballots and more of those ballots were coming in throughout the day there were scattered reports today of mechanical failures with some of the machines voters used to mark their ballots but not enough to cause serious delays some voters also said they were confused by changes in the location of polling sites Pam Fessler NPR news you're listening to NPR news from Washington and this is WNYC in New York on Shawn Carlson governor Andrew Cuomo says New York will now be able to conduct its own tests for the new coronavirus that's after receiving approval from the centers for disease control and prevention he says officials now can get test results more quickly and since samples won't have to be sent to the CDC at a press conference today Cuomo said it's hard to know where the virus will turn up next it's like looking at the weather map when they have different tracks for a for a hurricane the hurricane could hit Florida good in Washington could hit New York or could miss everybody and go out to sea right that's sort of the four cast on the crown of ours there are no confirmed cases of the disease in New York state officials are waiting test results from one person in New York City your state officials have agreed to give stores and other vendors more time to comply with the plastic bag ban in order to let the lawsuit proceed they say they won't start handing out fines until April first even though the band officially goes into effect tomorrow at the Union Square greenmarket cement the backyard and Stuart Borowski say it's gonna be hard for people to remember to bring your reusable bags with them the idea is you buy it once and then.
Protests erupt in Iran over plane's downing that killed 176
"In Iran today there are calls for more protests as the thirties beef up the police presence in the capital officials expecting more protests after the revolutionary guard submitted to accidentally shooting down the Ukrainian passenger jet after three days of the Niles amid heightened tensions with the United States Afghanistan meanwhile joining an investor group calling for transparency and accountability following the downing of the flight Jennifer glass reports from Kabul the Afghan foreign minister spoke to his Canadian counterpart agreeing to the establishment of the international coordination and response group for families of victims of flight PS seven five two it wants to ensure transparency so families and loved ones of those killed in the crash get the information they deserve the running militaries admitted shooting down the passenger plane last Wednesday mistaking it for an incoming attack thirteen Afghans were on board the flight from Tehran to Kiev along with citizens from Canada it wrong the UK Germany Sweden and Ukraine the Afghan president has sent condolences to the families of all countries lost citizens and says his government is trying to track down the relatives of the Afghan victims to ensure they receive the proper
Military says 2 US troops killed, 2 injured when vehicle hit by roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan
"A Taliban bombing in southern Afghanistan has killed two US service members and wounded two others Jennifer glass reports from Kabul the US military vehicles traveling can of our province southern Afghanistan when it hit a roadside bomb planted by the Taliban these are the first American deaths this year income is the US special envoy is waiting to hear whether the Taliban will agree to a temporary ceasefire a precondition for a deal that could see the withdrawal of some US
Six Afghan soldiers killed in suicide car bombing
"A suicide car bombing attack on an Afghan military base in northern Afghanistan today killed at least six Afghan soldiers Jennifer glass reports of Taliban car bomb went off in an Afghan army base in Balkh province killing and wounding Afghan soldiers the fighters fought with security forces an hours long gun fight before the attackers were driven back it's the second major Taliban attack in that province in the past three days on Christmas Eve Taliban fighters stormed a checkpoint killing seven Afghan soldiers Taliban leaders have been negotiating an agreement with the United States since last year there are reports of the US special envoy once at least a temporary ceasefire before any deal can be signed the agreement is believed to include a partial withdrawal of US troops in exchange for assurances the Taliban will support counterterrorism efforts and hold talks with Afghan officials our news I'm Jennifer glass in Kabul
American Special Forces Soldier Is Killed in Afghanistan
"A U. S. military soldier killed in Afghanistan the Taliban is claiming responsibility for this morning's deadly road side bombing in the north including dudes province correspondent Jennifer glass says it to other soldiers were also her taste in addition to that American killed the Taliban claim that another American was injured as well was a a an Afghan a special forces soldier NATO has not confirmed that US forces here have not confirmed that yet and that there have been twenty US soldiers killed in Afghanistan to date
20th U.S. combat death makes 2019 the deadliest year for troops in Afghanistan
"US service member has been killed in Afghanistan making this the deadliest year for American forces in Afghanistan since the end of official US combat operations there in two thousand fourteen Jennifer glass reports from Kabul the death of the US service member brings to twenty the number of Americans killed so far this year in Afghanistan they're about thirteen thousand US troops training and advising Afghan forces and fighting counterterrorism the country US defense secretary and the commander of US forces here say that number could go down to eight thousand six hundred without hurting the counterterrorism mission a US troop withdrawal as part of the agreement being negotiated between the US and the Taliban in Doha talks have been going on since last year they were suspended in September after Taliban attacking COBOL killed a dozen people and a US soldier restarted earlier this month the talks are hope to lead to a wider peace deal for NPR news I'm Jennifer glass in
Afghanistan's Ghani claims narrow win in preliminary presidential vote results
"Afghanistan's Election Commission has announced a winner in September's presidential vote as Jennifer glasse reports from Kabul the result follows a long and bitterly contested vote counting process nearly three months after Afghans went to the polls to cast ballots in the presidential election the commission in charge of the vote has announced Ashcraft on a secure just over fifty percent of the votes enough to keep him in office and avoid a second round runoff his main rival Abdullah Abdullah secured thirty nine and a half percent of the vote he has said he will not accept the results sing three hundred thousand votes about fifteen percent of the total or questionable Angelus supporters blocked recount across the country for weeks alleging fraud before finally allowing election officials to continue their work these are preliminary results candidates have seventy two hours to register any challenges and the final result could take weeks or months for NPR news I'm Jennifer glass
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"I'm Jennifer glass in Kabul this is NPR former trump campaign official Rick gates will be sentenced later today in federal court in Washington gates has pleaded guilty to making false statements to the FBI about consulting work he did for Ukraine the justice department says gates provided assistance in multiple investigations that includes into former trump campaign chairman Paul man a fort prosecutors have said they won't oppose gates request for probation there's new evidence that vaping nicotine increases the risk of chronic bronchitis and other respiratory ailments and peers Alison Aubrey reports the shows the potential long term negative affect of E. cigarettes especially among those who are not traditional smokers it's well known that smoking cigarettes increases the risk of respiratory disease but the new study finds people who only use E. cigarettes have about a thirty percent increased risk of developing diseases such as COPD emphysema and chronic bronchitis Robert tearing of the university of North Carolina at Chapel Hill says the study offers important evidence I think it's fair to say that the new study adds to the body rather than saying they think he cigarettes is harmful to the lungs he says vaping can lead to inflammation and a weakened immune defenses Alison Aubrey NPR news a court in Pakistan has sentenced the country's former military leader to death for treason general Pervez Musharraf has been sentenced in absentia but he's been out of Pakistan since twenty sixteen while in power Musharraf notoriously imposed a state of emergency putting several key judges under house arrest I'm korva Coleman NPR news in Washington support for NPR comes from NPR stations other contributors include I drive maker of remote PC providing real time remote access to computers anywhere and featuring remote PC vision and augmented reality support tool learn more at remote PC dot com this is morning edition on KCRW ahead on morning edition in California's wine country some farmers are experimenting with grapes of that can withstand extreme temperatures there's a lot of things that were exposed to all the time they can be years or even decades between the time you're exposed to something in the time that you would be died and several wineries have organized to reduce carbon emissions that's coming up on morning edition here on KCRW.
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"BBC's Stephen McDonell reporting preliminary results from the Afghan presidential election are not expected until next month yesterday's election was marred by violence at dozens of polling sites Jennifer glass as at least three deaths have been reported and dozens of others were injured incumbent president Ashraf Ghani congratulated Afghans on a successful vote in a televised speech he also called on the Taliban to stop the war and start talking about peace the Taliban issue their own statement saying the reported low voter turnout showed a majority of Afghans want an end to occupation and favor an Islamic government the group did not mention it's many threats against the election and those involved the dozens of small attacks may have deterred voters corruption and fraud were other voter concerns now the country waits to see if there is a clear winner final results aren't expected until November for NPR news I'm Jennifer glass in Kabul this is NPR news. the former leader of Zimbabwe has been laid to rest three weeks after his death at the age of ninety five a small fund equal reports the family of Robert Mugabe turned down a government offered to have them interred in a national heroes mausoleum that is already under construction Robert Mugabe's last wish was not to be buried at the here is a cat with these burial in Ziemba his final wish was respected the crowd of about three hundred mourners was mostly local but some leg Georgian was that he came from a variety the capital city some fifty two miles away it was a selfless.
Afghan presidential polls close amid allegations of fraud
"Closed in Afghanistan's presidential election president Ashraf Ghani who seeking a second five year term is running against the government's chief executive of bill a bill the two ran against each other in twenty fourteen it was a bitter contest that had no clear winner after allegations of fraud and they run out fault they formed a US brokered unity government together and all of that of course in the shadow of threats by the Taliban who targeted polling stations and warned voters to stray away reporter Jennifer glass joins us from Kabul Jennifer thanks for being with us he's got and how is election day in folder there today well here in Kabul I spent all day and it won a polling station a large high school with more than five thousand registered voters and it was very slow all day and that's what we're hearing from the Election Commission has been the case around much of the country well they say the election was run better and last election in two thousand fourteen and last October's election for the parliament voter turnout was very low and that's certainly what we saw even though they extended voting hours for two hours until five PM local time allowing people to come to the vote of course in the wake of those Taliban threats we saw sporadic violence around the country some people just stayed away gather your word polling centres in Kabul I wonder what what people said to you they're both what made them turn out what they hoped for who they might have voted for the people who came told me that they came because they wanted to have a voice in the future of Afghanistan no one woman I spoke to said she did wait at home all morning to see what safety and security was like she said she was nervous but she felt that it was her duty to come out and vote and that by and large is what people said they want to they want to have a say in who is going to be the new president of Afghanistan and what the future of Afghanistan is going to be but clearly it doesn't seem to have been the majority of people there were nine point six million red. stir voters and certainly not more than half of that turned out at elections at today across the country when people tell you they wanted to say in the future of Afghanistan how do many people see that future where they hope for. they're all hoping for peace that across the country that is what everybody wants this is not an easy country it is it has been wracked by violence we see in this campaign Scott wracked by violence from the very beginning from the very first day of the campaign the Taliban attacked Ashcraft on his running mate killing twenty people here in a very long dramatic attack here in Kabul the attack the voting center and they they attacked a rally earlier this month killing of more than twenty people and the violence has been around the country and that's what people would like to see an end to they would like to see a future where the country can prosper where people can have jobs unemployment is at record highs here and they are hoping that stability will come with a new government Jennifer if Mr Donny is not reelected president either are there concerns about Afghanistan's capacity to make a peaceful transition I think that's a huge concern Afghanistan's first and only peaceful transition of power happen to two thousand fourteen when asked have gone he took over from Honda cars I in even that transition wasn't easy because of that vote as you mentioned was a very highly contested and so we've seen some candidate saying that they if they feel that there's been fraud in this vote there they will ask their followers to go to the battlefield peaceful transitions is not something Afghanistan has a good history of it is a very very large concern here and with the low voter turn out is going to have an effect on whether whoever is in the front to at the end of the counting of the votes accepted that's going to be a good big question and whether the Afghan people also accept the vote
Afghan voters torn between fear, frustration, sense of duty
"A new president there's a new warning from the Taliban telling Afghans to boycott the election Jennifer glass reports from Kabul the Taliban have condemned the election from the start and launched a number of attacks on campaign headquarters and election rallies the group's latest threat calls and its fighters to do everything at their disposal to prevent the election on Saturday and it said if people do not want to get hurt they should stay away from polling stations the Taliban call the election of fraudulent process that is in US interests not the Afghans the Taliban have been trying to get the United States back to the negotiating table after talks broke down as the two sides were to sign an agreement on the withdrawal of US troops and launch inter Afghan talks any talks are on hold pending on what happens in the
Afghan officials: 40 civilians killed in anti-Taliban raid
"Afghan forces say they kill Taliban fighters in a raid in southern Afghanistan the government officials there say dozens of civilians were also killed Jennifer glass has the latest from Kabul the Afghan ministry of defense is the overnight raids in Mousa Qala kill Taliban fighters but officials from Helmand province in the attack was near a wedding and that civilians were killed it's hard to verify claims the Taliban controlled area and both the Afghan government and the Taliban exaggerate battlefield successes and try to deny civilian
Suicide bomb in Afghanistan, leads to casualties
"Attack in eastern Afghanistan today is the latest violence in that country had a presidential election scheduled for later this month Jennifer glass has more from Kabul a suicide bombing created the opening for gunmen to rush into the building in Jalalabad the issues government ID's while Afghan forces rescued some people the number remaining inside is unclear as is the number of casualties Afghans were braced for violence especially with the Taliban threat on anything connected to the upcoming presidential election but it's been a particularly deadly week NPR's Jennifer glass and COBOL two bombings yesterday claim nearly fifty
Trump reveals via tweet that secret Camp David meeting with Taliban is canceled
"The drug administration is calling off a peace deal with the Taliban in Afghanistan after months of negotiations the US envoy to the talks is being recall and president trump canceled a meeting with Taliban leaders at camp David today as Jennifer glasse reports from Kabul the Taliban say they're ready to continue negotiations and ending them will hurt the U. S. the Taliban say they think the US will come back to the negotiating table and that cancellation of peace talks will be more loss of American lives the group's leaders have been meeting with US negotiators for ten months in Doha and both sides said an agreement was imminent then president trump tweeted that the negotiations are off and secret meetings at camp David with the Afghan president and the Taliban planned for today are canceled after US soldier was killed by a telephone car bombing Kabul Taliban fighters intensified attacks as the US negotiator was in the Afghan capital and they say unless there's a diplomatic solution they will fight until all foreign forces leave Afghanistan they're about fourteen thousand US troops here and about another eight thousand NATO forces for NPR news I'm Jennifer glass in
Afghan government urges Taliban to stop violence, hold direct talks
"The Afghan president is calling for direct negotiations with the Taliban issued a statement today after president trump tweeted that he was calling off peace talks following a bombing in Kabul that left twelve people dead including a US service member Jennifer glasses in Kabul prison Ashcraft Ghani has long said Afghan should be in charge of the peace process and he's been reportedly frustrated that his government has been excluded from ten months of negotiations between the Taliban and the U. S. with that process in doubt he's calling for direct talks the ceasefire and once Afghan presidential elections to go ahead on September twenty eighth. president trump tweeted last night that he has canceled a secret meeting that had been set for today at the camp David presidential retreat that meeting with Afghan Taliban
To Start Afghan Withdrawal, U.S. Would Pull 5,400 Troops in 135 Days
"The US has an agreement in principle with the Taliban that would see the withdrawal of thousands of US troops once the deal is approved reporter Jennifer glass has the latest from Kabul is only Khalil side the US envoy says that the deal with the Taliban isn't final until president trump agrees to it under the plan negotiated over nine rounds of talks with the Taliban since last October more than five thousand US troops would withdraw from five bases within a hundred and thirty five days of the signing of the deal Khalilzad met with the Afghan president he CEO and a host of other Afghan politicians here in Kabul to help when the key points of the agreement the Afghan government has not been included in talks so far because the Taliban call it a puppet of the U. S. but the US telephonic remain is expected to open the door to entrap Afghan talks to decide the future of the country for NPR news I'm Jennifer glass in
Uncertainty over election and U.S.-Taliban peace talks leaves Afghanistan in limbo
"Now to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad the US special envoy to that country says the US and the Taliban are at the threshold of an agreement after nine rounds of talks in Doha those talks have been going on for months with both parties negotiating a greater political role for the Taliban and the withdrawal of US forces the Taliban fighters are still on the offensive this weekend they launched two separate attacks on to northern cities reporter Jennifer glasses in Kabul Jennifer thanks for joining us great to be with you there so this isn't the first time we've heard from negotiators at our deal is close this war has been going on for two decades what's different this time we know that the US secretary of state had said he kind of wanted a deal to happen by today September first we have presidential elections happening later this month September twenty eighth there have been nine rounds of talks as you said but now we have the US negotiator and the Taliban both saying that this latest round was successful and he is saying there on the threshold of of a deal and he's on his way here to Kabul to consult with the Afghan government so last week president trump said that the US is considering only a partial troop withdrawal and this was a surprise to the Taliban according to a spokesperson who spoke to NPR the impending deal they thought hinged on a full withdrawal do we actually know what's in the deal we're not sure it has been made public what we understand is that they'll be a a time line for some sort of phased withdrawal of American forces in exchange for a counterterrorism assurances from the Taliban but really what's crucial is what's not in the deal in March there were four conditions these counter terrorism the U. S. withdrawal but also the inter Afghan dialogue and a comprehensive ceasefire now then as Emilio side was saying there's no final agreement until everything is agreed and now it seems as though he is saying that the inter Afghan talks that will happen after this agreement is signed will basically spell out any sort of long term peace and a and a long term cease fire so we don't know how many specifics are in it and a lot of people here on easy that they don't know what's what exactly has been agreed and then in the meantime the Taliban is still launching attacks and it seems like a tool for leverage at will and the fighting that is a great question and the real question here and as the son of the famed northern alliance commander Ahmed Shah Masud this week is actually hedging his bets he is bringing together on Wednesday an anti Taliban coalition they say they're going to fight the Taliban politically and militarily if necessary really kind of an indication of the Afghans aren't sure they can trust the Taliban it'll legal while these negotiations have begun going on for nine months the Taliban have continued to fight on the ground at trying to increase their leverage on the battlefield at so that they would have more influence at the negotiating table and so Afghans aren't sure whether this any peace agreement will mean the fighting is going to stop so then what does that mean for Afghanistan's upcoming presidential elections scheduled for later this month well president Ghani has insisted these elections should go forward but this week Abdullah Abdullah his main contender and hand his chief executive officer has said he's ready to quit the elections for the sake of peace and that kind of throws things into question so far we understand the elections are going forward election materials are being distributed now as we speak the elections are only four weeks away and it was really uncertain is whether the Taliban who have have vehemently oppose these elections have said that they will attack anything associated with the elections whether they're trying to make this a condition for further talks with the Afghans which is the next step in this process that's reporter Jennifer glass in Kabul Jennifer thank you good to talk to you later
Afghan official: Wedding attack's death toll rises to 80
"Has risen from last weekend suicide bombing in in kabul that comes as the u._s. Negotiator pens back to the region to resume peace talks with the taliban jennifer glass reports from kabul the interior ministry he says the number of those injured in a saturday night suicide attack on a wedding have died bringing the total killed in the islamic state bombing to eighty more than one hundred and eighty were injured in the qatari capital peace talks between the united states and the taliban are set to resume this week with chief negotiators on may holy heading back to doha after consultations in washington then he tweeted that the two sides will try to close remaining issues. He said the u._s. is ready and they will see if the taliban are as well an announcement on an agreement could would come by the end of the month and is expected to pave the way for the taliban to directly negotiate with the afghan government something so far. They've refused to do for n._p._r.
Afghan official: Wedding attack's death toll rises to 80
"The death toll has risen from last weekend's suicide bombing in Kabul that comes as the US negotiator pens back to the region to resume peace talks with the Taliban Jennifer glass reports from Kabul the Interior Ministry says a number of those injured in a Saturday night suicide attack on a wedding have died bringing the total killed the Islamic state bombing to eighty more than a hundred and eighty were injured in the
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"Taft Gan forces and Taliban militants in southern. Afghanistan's Helmand province is killed at least thirty civilians along with sixteen militants NPR's learned that the overnight battle included an American air strike on Taliban targets. US officials say the ground force was unaware of any civilians in or around the compound at the time. The capital Kabul is also reeling from a deadly attack on a private security. Compound. Jennifer glass reports the death toll has risen to at least ten vehicle bomb constant explosion that was heard and felt across the city. It's the latest attack here this time. The target was an international security firm in the past two weeks, dozens of Afghan civilians and soldiers have been killed in bold attacks. No one has claimed responsibility. So far for this one. It comes as the Afghan president is at a conference in Geneva and trying to focus on restarting peace. Talks Jennifer glass reporting Defense Secretary, Jim Mattis is defending US military operations in Yemen's war despite growing opposition from Democrats NPR's, Greg Mary has more of the Pentagon chiefs testimony in a close. Session of the Senate intelligence committee in his prepared remarks Defense Secretary, Jim Mattis described the US role in Yemen is twofold, I the US pursues Al Qaeda in Islamic state militants who operate with relative freedom in the chaotic country. Second the US, trains, and assists. Saudi Arabia for that country's bombing campaign against the who tease the rebel group that controls much of the country. These US operations are under increased scrutiny is the war grinds on and the humanitarian crisis worsens, a growing number of Democrats are calling on the US to scale back or even end its military action in Yemen. Mattis disagrees, noting peace talks are plan next month in Sweden. Greg. Mary NPR news, Washington. A federal grand jury New Jersey is bringing charges against two Iranian citizens in a high tech scheme that cripple computer systems around the world NPR's Windsor. Johnston reports the Justice department announced the indictments today the ransomware scheme known as Sam Sam targeted compete. Systems at hospitals, municipalities and businesses in the US Britain and Canada deputy attorney general rod Rosenstein says the defendants used sophisticated software to extort millions of dollars in ransom payments. The indictment alleges that the defendants demanded payments in the form of a virtual currency known as bitcoin it is a common currency for criminal schemes, including websites that distribute child pornography and deadly opioid drugs as well as ransomware and other tools used for extortion. The Justice department says this game netted more than six million dollars and extortion payments. The two men remain fugitives and are believed to be in Iran Windsor, Johnston, NPR news, Washington. The fed chair offers an upbeat assessment on the US economy today..
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"Georgians council and touting. Who told us story after story about the concerns and problems they have with our system across Lawrence. Hardy says the lawsuit alleges many Georgia voters were robbed of due process and equal protection. Three US service. Members have been killed and a US contractor is wounded following an attack in Afghanistan. Details from Jennifer glass in Kabul. The Americans were killed and wounded when an improvised explosive device was detonated near Ghazni city in eastern Afghanistan. Three service members died three were injured along with the US contractor. They were evacuated and are receiving medical care. These desperate to thirteen the number of Americans killed enough ghanistan so far this year NATO announced that sergeant Leandro Jasser who died Saturday was likely killed by friendly, Afghan fire an accident as they battled al-qaeda fighters in numerous in the south west of the country that borders, Iran and Pakistan. Nato officials would not say how many al-qaeda fighters are here. The. Taliban at his lung state have been the main threats here in recent years for NPR news. I'm Jennifer glass in Kabul. You're listening to NPR news. The US supreme court today is to hear arguments stemming from an Indiana drug case, a lower court ruled that seizing the vehicle of a man who sold less than four hundred dollars worth of heroin to undercover agents was disproportionate to the crime which carries a maximum fine of ten thousand dollars students and teachers at parkland high school in Florida where a gunman killed seventeen. People protested yesterday over the transfer of four employees, Jessica Bateman of member station. W L R N has more. Hundreds of students walked out of class at Marjory stoneman Douglas high school before lunch. There was also a sit in inside the school the protests came a day after Broward County public schools reassigned. Three assistant principals and a security guard to other jobs in the district. The district has said it would take disciplinary action against staff members for mistakes made before and during the February fourteenth shooting senior Spencer blunt says the employee's are well liked and argued they shouldn't be blamed they're trying to.
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"I know that there may not be a high level of trust right now. But I do believe that working with others who continue to believe in me we can steer through this storm into a calm seat the sexual abuse claims involving the buffalo diocese are being investigated by federal and state authorities. You're listening to N. NPR? A study commissioned by Facebook says the platform didn't do enough to stop people from using it to incite violence in Myanmar. The report was by the nonprofit group business for social responsibility being mar has targeted minority ranking Muslims with mass killings in a manner that U N officials compared to genocide Facebook says it agrees that it failed to properly safeguarded site. And we'll take stops. The United Nations says last month's parliamentary elections in Afghanistan were the most dangerous the country has helped because of the Taliban's campaign of violence. Jennifer glass reports from Kabul, the UN report says the Taliban threats against the election forced Afghans to choose between exercising their right to vote and remaining safe during the three days of voting. The UN says there were four hundred and thirty five civilian casualties. That's the highest level of violence against civilians compared to Afghanistan's four previous elections deaths and injuries were caused by rockets, grenades, mortars improvised explosive devices, and at least one suicide bomber. The entire election. Season was punctuated by violence for months, both the Taliban and Islamic state, attack civilians, registering to vote candidates and election workers. Preliminary results of the parliamentary vote aren't expected for another two weeks with final results early next year for NPR news. I'm Jennifer glass in Kabul. Jury selection continues in New York for the federal trial of alleged drug cartel leader. Joaquin Guzman also known as El Chapo is accused of ordering numerous murders laundering, billions of dollars and intimidating rivals. He's pleaded not guilty El Chapo twice escaped jail in Mexico. I'm korva Coleman. NPR news. Support for NPR comes from i-drive maker of remote PC, providing real time access to PC's max and servers from anywhere for use when telecommuting or for remote management. Learn more at remote, PC dot com slash NPR. And the Annie E Casey foundation. Just ahead on morning edition on public radio the election day big picture, the midterm elections often seen as a referendum on the president. And today the voters.
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"I know that there may not be a high level of trust right now. But I do believe that working with others who continue to believe in me we can steer through this storm into a calm seat the sexual abuse claims involving the buffalo diocese are being investigated by federal and state authorities. You're listening to N. NPR? A study commissioned by Facebook says the platform didn't do enough to stop people from using it to incite violence in Myanmar. The report was by the nonprofit group business for social responsibility being mar has targeted minority Muslims with mass killings in a manner that you NFL's compared to genocide Facebook says it agrees that it failed to properly safeguarded site. And we'll take stops. The United Nations says last month's parliamentary elections in Afghanistan were the most dangerous the country has helped because of the Taliban's campaign of violence. Jennifer glass reports from Kabul, the UN report says the Taliban threats against the election forced Afghans to choose between exercising their right to vote and remaining safe during the three days of voting. The UN says there were four hundred and thirty five civilian casualties. That's the highest level of violence against civilians compared to Afghanistan's four previous elections deaths and injuries were caused by rockets, grenades, mortars improvised explosive devices, and at least one suicide bomber. The entire election. Season was punctuated by violence for months, both the Taliban at Islamic state, attack civilians, registering to vote candidates and election workers. Preliminary results of the parliamentary vote aren't expected for another two weeks with final results early next year for NPR news. I'm Jennifer glass in Kabul. Jury selection continues in New York for the federal trial of alleged drug cartel leader. Joaquin Guzman also known as El Chapo is accused of ordering numerous murders laundering, billions of dollars and intimidating rivals. He's pleaded not guilty El Chapo twice escaped jail in Mexico. I'm korva Coleman. NPR news. Support for NPR comes from i-drive maker of remote P C, providing real time access to PC's max and servers from anywhere for use when telecommuting or for remote management. Learn more at remote, PC dot com slash NPR. And the Annie E Casey foundation. This is morning edition on KCRW ahead on morning edition. President Trump made a pledge to the American people when he wanted to twenty sixteen election, we have to do a great job. And I promise you that. I will not let you down. We will do a great.
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"Produce job the president is trying to boost voter turnout among his strongest supporters. This trip was Dimond. Tanna arizona. And today Nevada all places with very close US Senate contests. Don, gonyea, NPR news, Scottsdale. Arizona violence has disrupted Afghanistan's long-delayed parliamentary elections several people are dead. After a suicide bomber attacked a polling station in Kabul today. Jennifer glass is in Kabul. The suicide bomber was trying to get into a polling station when he detonated his explosives, killing and wounding police and civilians, it is so far the biggest single attack on the election. There have been a number of bombings and attacks around the country, both the Taliban at Islamic state warned voters to stay away from the polls, but Afghans have been defiant standing in long lines to cast their votes in parliamentary contests that was supposed to be held three years ago. It was far from perfect problems with technology and logistics meant polling stations opened late or not at all. So the voting has been extended through Sunday at nearly four hundred voting sites for NPR news. I'm Jennifer glass in. Kabul. This is NPR. From ABC news. I'm Tiffany Cam. High forty residents of an apartment complex in downtown. Vallejo are now displaced after three alarm fire broke out early this morning. According to the Vallejo fire department. The blaze was first reported just after twelve thirty AM and contained to the second floor of the building with an hour. There were no injuries. Vallejo. Fire official says the apartment complex is currently uninhabitable. Due to smoke damage and water damage from the building's sprinkler system. The cause of the fire is under investigation. San Francisco officials are urging residents to vote early by absentee ballot or by going down to a voting booth at city hall, San Francisco board of education Commissioner Chaman Walton says when voters cast their ballots early. They get counted sooner. We want to stress the importance of early.
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"The top commander in Afghanistan says he was not the target of a Taliban attack yesterday that killed two senior. Security officials Jennifer glass reports from Kabul, Taliban, infiltrator opened fire and the candle har- governor's compound, the Taliban said US in NATO general Scott Miller was a main target of the attack along with Afghan provincial police commander, although Rosic who was killed Miller says well, it may have been a close confined space. He believes the attack was on Afghan security forces that he was not the target the killing of and the provincial head of intelligence has left a security vacuum in Afghanistan, south the country's election commission has postponed parliamentary elections in Canada har- for a week the rest of the country will vote Saturday election-related violence has already killed or injured more than two hundred and seventy people and both the Taliban and Islamic state said they will do what they can to disrupt the election for NPR news. I'm Jennifer glass in Kabul, speaking to the Chicago crime commission this afternoon. Attorney general Jeff Sessions says he objects to a court order that would force a major overhaul Chicago's police department. The proposal was negotiated between city leaders in the state of Illinois session says it's overly restrictive and could lead to an increase in crime. They proposed decree for Chicago is two hundred and twenty six pages. It wouldn't affect rewrite the entire rulebook for the Chicago. Police sessions blames the increase in the city's crime and murder rates on an agreement between the ACLU in Chicago designed to put an end to the police department stop and frisk policy the city agreed to implement the decree last month after the state's attorney general sued the police department alleging police engaged in a pattern practice of civil rights violations. Stocks finished mixed on Wall Street after choppy week of trading. The Dow rose sixty four. Points. This is NPR and this is WNYC in New York. I'm David first mayor de Blasio has admitted the NYPD could have better handle the brawl between a far right group and leftist counter protesters in Manhattan, the took place last week, the altered altercation came after the leader of the proud boys who are self proclaimed. Western chauvinist spoke at an event hosted by the metropolitan Republican club. The Blasios told WNYC today that more could have been done by the NYPD to prevent the group from coming into contact with a counter protesters this situation has caused him Wikipedia realize they're going to have to do something different going forward. If there ever is another situation like this to people involved in the fight have been arrested so far in the NYPD is searching for at least ten others. A prominent pediatric physician at Rockefeller University hospital is facing dozens of sexual assault allegations more than a decade after his death. The New York Times reports that Dr Reginald Archibald alleged victims are mostly. Men and the incidents could date back as far as the nineteen nineties Archibald who died in two thousand seven had worked for the hospital for nearly thirty years the newspaper, quoted the doctor sun is saying this doesn't make any sense to me. Rockefeller University hospital posted a statement online yesterday acknowledging it has evidence of Archibald misconduct. That says an investigation is.
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"Live from NPR news in Washington, I'm korva Coleman. The US commander in Afghanistan has escaped unhurt from a shooting incident that wounded two Americans and killed a prominent Afghan police chief Jennifer glass reports from Kabul the shooting occurred as the commander of NATO forces general, Scott Miller was finishing in meeting with senior Afghan officials in Canada har- southern Afghanistan about security in upcoming parliamentary elections NATO says Miller was not injured the Taliban have claimed responsibility for the attack that killed powerful. Provincial. Police chief Abdul Raziq he was seen as crucial to the security of Canada heart. The birthplace of the Taliban. With the group continued to have a presence. Resnick was also criticized for alleged torture and running illegal prisons, but his death could leave a security vacuum in Canada heart could further undermine long-delayed parliamentary elections on Saturday for NPR news. I'm Jennifer glass in Kabul. There's word now from Afghanistan that the provincial intelligence chief was also killed in. That shooting and the provincial governor has been wounded Turkish and Saudi Arabian. Investigators have finished searching Saudi properties in Istanbul were Saudi journalist Jamal kashogi. Went missing Turkey says it has evidence the Saudi government killed him. Saudi officials vehemently denied this the Washington Post has chosen to publish Kashoggi's. Most recent column his editor Karen Attiyah told NPR's morning edition, the paper fill the column was timeline. We just decided that now is the week the time to do it. I think also the story is moving to more geopolitical story story about US Saudi relations goal for locations. I think we just decided that it was good to bring the story back to Jamal Jamal was and his ideas. Washington Post editor Karen Attiyah power is returning to more communities in the Florida, panhandle. Devastated by hurricane Michael. NPR's Ozzy long reports a few school districts are set to reopen for classes next week school districts are preparing for students to return early next week in Holmes county, and Franklin county, which sits along Florida's northern coast, but classes are still cancelled in most parts of Florida's panhandle ravaged by hurricane Michael. It's clear when those schools will reopen for students some school buildings are sheltering hundreds of families across the region as it cleanup continues. After the storm seat officials are now setting up a base camp in Tallahassee to provide long term housing for the utility workers and first responders working around the panhandle where more than a week after the hurricane many do not have trysofi or cell phone service. Long news, Panama City, Florida the death toll from hurricane Michael is now up to twenty nine people many people in the Florida panhandle are still unaccounted for on Wall Street. The Dow Jones industrial average is down one hundred fifty five points. The NASDAQ is down sixty two points. You're listening to NPR. And from KCRW, I'm Cheri Glazer with state and local headlines. A town hall meeting about a proposed new homeless shelter in Venice GOP kinda heated last night..
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"In rhode island and massachusetts thirteen police officers are dead after the taliban attack their checkpoints in northern afghanistan jennifer glass reports it's the latest in a string of taleban attacks against afghan secure freddie forces the taleban ambush came in the middle of the night on the road hun abide outside conducive eighty police checkpoints were the target according to the local district governor the police were overrun by the taliban and most of them killed the taleban of killed more than two hundred people this month many of them afghan security forces since the withdrawal of the majority of us and nato troops at the end of two thousand fourteen the taliban have been on the offensive it's fighters now control or contest nearly forty percent of the country afghan security forces have taken heavy casualties president trump has ordered several thousand more us troops to afghanistan to support the afghans and he loosened the rules of engagement to us ground forces and air power can target the taleban for npr news i'm jennifer glass in kabul israel has delayed an effort to expand the boundaries of jerusalem to include some jewish settlements on the west bank the trump administration opposed the israeli proposal as npr's daniel western reports from jerusalem israeli government ministers were expected to vote on a bill to redraw the jerusalem city limits to include west bank settlements but at the last minute it was tabled divvied baton a lawmaker close to israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu said israel has delayed the bill due to pressure from the us a senior trump administration officials said the us discourage the jerusalem expansion efforts because it would destroy from efforts to advance peace negotiations between israelis and palestinians critic said attaching settlements to jerusalem would be one step toward israel annexing parts of the west bank which is land palestinian demands for an independent state supporters of the bill said it would help increase the jewish majority in jerusalem where israel and the palestinians have come pete in claims daniel estern npr news jerusalem the houston astros kept hammering away in a wild marathon slugfest sunday night rally aimed against clayton kershaw than rocking the los angeles dodgers thirteen to twelve antenna innings for a three two lead in the.
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"Storm lose baker npr news san juan a car bomb outside of military academy in kabul has killed fifteen people as jennifer glass reports from kabul it's the latest in a wave of attacks across afghanistan the target of the attack was a minibus carrying military cadets leaving the marshall fahim academy on the outskirts of kabul raskin army officers are trained it came less than 24 hours after an islamic state bomber attacked a mosque in kabul killing more than 50 people more than two hundred fifty afghan security forces and civilians have died in a host of targeted bombings and assault across afghanistan since tuesday the taleban has claimed responsibility for the bulk of attacks on the army and police in what seems to be a strategy to keep pressure on the afghan government president ghani called the assault crimes against humanity and contrary to islamic values he promised afghan security and defence forces will fight on for npr news i'm jennifer glass in kabul spain's prime minister is taking a bold step by using previously untapped constitutional powers to try to stop catalonia's efforts to break away from spain catalonia is the northeast region ruled by separatists who held a disputed vote for independence earlier this month lauren freyer has more from madrid spanish prime minister mariano rajoy said he's firing the capital on separatist leader and his entire regional government it astonished senate approves election since would then be held in catalonia within six months catalan authorities joint hundreds of thousands protesting in barcelona today in a show of support for independence they say the efforts are a defacto coupd'etat of a democratically elected government mourners have gathered today for the funeral of sergeant david tj johnston his death initiator led to a political brawl between president trump and a florida congresswoman the service set of fort lauderdale church also honored the three other soldiers who died with him mourners told reporters that a portrait of johnson was joined by his other fallen comrades the four were killed in an ambush attack on october fourth this is npr and this is wnyc in new york i'm sean carlsson the court appointed monitor for the a my pds as the department as improve the way officers are evaluated the wnyc's mark silver says that doesn't mean the department is off the hook for years.
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"Three house republican was shot in the hip at a baseball practice earlier in the week doctors say the injury was lifethreatening today after another surgery doctors say that leases condition has been upgraded to serious he said to be responsive and talking to family seven american soldiers have been wounded by man and an afghan army uniform and a socalled insider attack jennifer glass has more the attack happened saturday afternoon and cancer he near missouri sharif in northern afghanistan the shooter was killed it's the second insider attack in a week three americans were killed by an afghan and uniform last week in eastern afghanistan the towel one claimed responsibility for that incident the uptick in attacks on american forces comes as the us is tunics expected to announce it sending about four thousand more troops to afghanistan they will training advise afghan forces who are taking punishing casualties fighting both the taliban an islamic state fighters nato countries that are part of the coalition here are expected to follow suit also sending additional forces for npr news i'm jennifer glass in kabul thirty people are confirmed dead twenty eight remain missing after fire engulfed london's grenfell tower today steward county commissioner of metropolitan police in london says the search for victims of the catastrophic blaze will take a long time i must say for college really farther guide of already said it will take weeks it might take longer than that more commitments of families as soon as we can we relocate undercover fellow fools about six hundred people were residents in the complex of one hundred twenty apartments this is npr.
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"Team promoted the pittsburgh not paris event afghan authorities are still trying to determine how many people were killed today in a series of blasts at a funeral the ceremony was for a protester killed yesterday during demonstrations demanding better security as jennifer glass reports from kabul those demonstrations continued today the attack at the funeral is likely to anger afghans already unhappy with the government after wednesday's truckbomb attack they're holding a demonstration that's blocking and meter intersection in downtown kabul they want the government to step down and they also want security officials prosecuted for allowing attackers into the heart of the capital jennifer glass and kabul in the philippines authorities have released security footage of yesterday's attack on a casino police say at least thirty seven people died from smoke inhalation f after the attackers set fire to several gambling tables authorities say they don't have a motive but as michael sullivan reports from manila they say it wasn't terrorism police are the gunman's identity is still unknown but insists he was not a terrorist the attack not connected to the ongoing battle on the island of mindanao between the philippines armed forces and militants linked to the islamic state a fight that is now in its twelve day and has left at least one hundred seventy people dead the islamic state calls the manila tucker one of its own police insist he acted on his own security video shows him entering the casino torching the tables then retreating up a flight of stairs to a nearby hotel room after exchanging fire with security forces police say he them set the hotel.
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"Afghan authorities are trying to assess fatalities after three blasts at a funeral this morning at least six or known dead several top level government officials were attending the ceremony afghanistan's chief executive says three suicide bombers carried out the attack across town jennifer glass reports demonstrators are demanding more security for a second day after this week truck bombing killed more than eighty people demonstrations against the afghan government continue under two colorful tents set up in the middle of what is typically a busy intersection in kabul sorry now neighborhood even though it's a working day this part of the city usually bustling is quiet except for several hundred protestors gathered in the street dozens of police and security forces have blocked off roads and are searching demonstrators as they enter the site on friday protests turned violent with at least four civilians killed the police allege some protesters were carrying guns and that their officers fired the crowd in selfdefence the demonstrators want the government to step down for failing to provide security in the wake of wednesday's truckbombing one of the worst i since two thousand one for npr news i'm jennifer glass in kabul philippine president rodrigo de terre tastes says there's no evidence islamic state militants were behind yesterday's rampage at a casino that left at least thirty seven people dead isis has claimed responsibility belief say they still don't know the attacker's identity but police chief oskar ali yelled day tells the bbc investigators still say it appears to be a botched robbery he just went inside he burned the gaming tables in he stole one hundred thirteen million worth of keeps defense secretary james mattis's praising china for its efforts to restrain north korea's nuclear threat at an international conference in singapore mattis called beijing's activities in the south china sea unacceptable this is npr japanese automaker toyota's announcing it has sold its three percent stake in californiabased tesla motors toyota says it sold all of its shares at the end of last year as part of a regular review of its investments toyota and tesla had formed a partnership to develop electric vehicles but toyoda has since created an inhouse electric car division a new study is raising alarm about infections at nursing homes it estimates that more than a quarter.
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"Closer to the effect with gather stated jennifer glass can you put this in context for us by which i mean what's been happening in kabul or around afghanistan lately would have recent days and months finland been well the taliban's athlete you in every spring washed their spring offensive about a month ago and we've seen an uptick are the tax but not only in kabul but around the country the taleban are have quite a strong showing the afghan security forces taking a heavy casualties around the country uh the taleban uh the american inspector general and nato all conceded the taliban's either controller contest well at least a third of the country we understand that there's on presence at just outside of kabul as that neil is not just the taliban that we have to worry about of course the the islamic state uh isis is here in the east but they have launched a couple of attacks here one earlier this month on a on a nato convoy which killed eight civilians and in march they they attack the new at harry hospital hearing hobble security has been tight especially of the holy month of ramadan started this week and often there's an uptick in attacks then as well but this bombing today shows really how difficult it is to protect against attacks like that just a few seconds do you ever since the war is moving in any direction or is this just endless repetition of attacks and responses it's very difficult to know you know we had a we had a couple of very quiet missile in a beautiful springtime combo only to be shattered by this show me the fighting is going on next week the president is hoping to launch the kabul process the further the kabul pot where he hopes to find some way to bring the taliban's negotiating table and get them off the battlefield jennifer thanks very much let's talk if that's jennifer glass in kabul.
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"Closer to it the effect with gather stated jennifer glass can you put this in context for us by which i mean what's been happening in kabul or around afghanistan lately would have recent days and months only the hour on as they do in every brainwashed their spring offensive about a month ago and we've seen an uptick are the tax but not only in kabul but around the country the taleban are had quite a strong showing the afghan security forces taking heavy casualties around the country the taleban and the american inspector general and nato all conceded the taliban's either controller contest well at least a third of the country we understand that there's talent on at just outside of kabul well that new not just the taliban that we have to worry about of course the the islamic state of isis that is here in the east but they have launched a couple of attacks here one earlier this month on a on a nato convoy which killed eight billion uh and in march they they attack the new had harry hospital hearing hobble through security has been tight especially of the holy month of ramadan started this week and often there's an uptick in attack then as well but if bombing today shows really how difficult it is to protect against attacks like that just in a few seconds do you ever since the war is moving in the direction or is this just endless repetition of attacks and responses it's very difficult to know you know we had a we had a couple of very quiet look for weeks in a beautiful spring time kabul only to be shattered by this certainly the fighting is going on but the next week the president is hoping to launch the kabul process further the kabul pot where he hopes to find some way to bring the taliban's negotiating table and get them off the battlefield jennifer sex for lunch let's talk that's jennifer glass in kabul.