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04:41 min | 1 year ago

"julia mccarthy" Discussed on KQED Radio

"And monuments opened in Washington DC today are expected to close tomorrow Democrats who are about to take control of the house are hoping for a vote this Thursday on a plan to grant full rest of the year funding for the departments and agency currently without appropriations and a short term funding plan for one agency the department of homeland security where there's a cute disagreement over funding for US Mexico border wall in his New Year's message, President Trump defended his plan, we're doing so well as a country, we need, however, borders, you don't have borders, you're have a country. We don't want drug traffickers or human traffickers or illegal people with criminal records to come in. There's no guarantee the Republican controlled Senate would go along with the democratic plan. Colorado's minimum wage goes up today. Bene- Burke from Colorado public radio reports in twenty sixteen Colorado voters approved an initiative to increase the minimum wage to twelve dollars an hour by the year. Twenty twenty an increase of nearly four dollars a number of states, including Arizona, California in Washington state are also phasing in minimum wage increases to as much as fifteen dollars an hour since two thousand and nine the federal minimum wage has remained the same at seven dollars and twenty five cents efforts are also underway to increase that. For NPR news. I'm bent at Berkeley. And in Denver. Special military forces in Afghanistan have launched a new offensive against the Taliban officials say more than twenty five militants have been killed the action after Taliban attacked in northern Afghanistan. NPR's Diaa Hadid reports in one attack Afghan forces used artillery fire to repel. The insurgents residents fled the area fearing that get caught in the fighting the Taliban had been relentlessly attacking off gone forces and some twenty eight thousand have been killed since two thousand fifteen the Taliban attacks have come despite efforts by the United States to negotiate an end to the Afghan conflict. That's being complicated by reports that President Trump wants to withdraw about half the US troops stationed in Afghanistan. A move which main both in the Taliban even further you Hadeed NPR news. This is NPR news in Washington. In Germany police say a fifty year old man deliberately drove into a crowd of people with the intention of hurting foreigners. Police say those hit by the car included Syrian and Afghan citizens and some were seriously injured a suspect is in custody. The national police said an improvised explosive device ripped through stalls outside a shopping mall. Police are reported to have discovered a second smaller device and detonated it NPR's. Julia McCarthy has more from Manila the explosion rocked the South Seas mall, and Kotabato city has people were preparing for New Year's Eve festivities the blast shattered glass panels and scattered debris into the street, fronting the mall, the Philippine national police condemned the bombing that injured shoppers vendors and commuters as an act of cowardice. It is the latest in a number of attacks. Blamed on militants in volatile Mindanao, which is home to several Islamist. Militant groups who have been involved in the kidnapping of four nationals officials said the initial investigation showed the design of the bomb was similar to those used in the past by local Muslim militants aligned with the Islamic state. Julie McCarthy NPR news, Manila Brazil has a new president today. JR Bolsonaro a hero of conservatives and a fan of President Trump. The sixty three year old former army captain rose to power on promises of changing life in Latin America's largest nation. As of today, the former Soviet Republic of Turkmenistan is sharply. Limiting the sale of beer and alcohol. Beverages may not be purchased on trains, airplanes, and ferries, and it's sporting facilities. I'm Louise Schiavone NPR news, Washington. Support for NPR comes from the Doris Duke charitable foundation, whose clinical scientists development awards support promising early career physician scientists and their research efforts to improve human health and the listeners of K Q E D sunny skies for this first year of twenty nineteen wins dying down today. And it looks like temperatures in the mid fifties to upper fifties. Napa should get up to fifty nine fifty five expected here in San Francisco right now in Livermore. It's forty eight in San Rafael, the temperature is forty nine fifty in San Jose and the temperature. SF? Oh right now, fifty two degrees..

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"julia mccarthy" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

11:28 min | 1 year ago

"julia mccarthy" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"City every park every alley every graveyard every public area in total an estimated eight thousand miles. We'll talk to him about the journey plus Jeremy workman and Jesse Eisenberg made the documentary about Matt and his quest. Don't miss all of it with Alison Stewart, weekdays at noon on WNYC. It's morning edition from NPR news. I'm Steve Inskeep. And I'm Rachel Martin good morning. The House Democrats opposing Nancy Pelosi's bid for the top role in the house of representatives have finally gone public sixteen Democrats released a letter saying it is time for new leadership, although they do not identify who that new leader would be the math does not yet say that Pelosi really needs those sixteen to be speaker of the House Democrats have a large enough majority that if those sixteen worthy only opponents Pelosi could be elected speaker without them. She remains publicly confident that she will be the leader as she once was before NPR's congressional correspondent, Scott detro- has been following ins and outs of all this and joins us in the studio has got a good morning. So in so many ways this will sound like just an inside Washington story to a lot of people. But remind us why this matters. This is a person who sets the agenda and the house what bills come up for a vote. The main negotiator with the Senate and the White House. Someone who is second in line for the presidency after the vice president in the line of succession, and until there's a presidential nominee in twenty twenty. This will be the most high profile democrat in the country. Why do these Democrats want Pelosi out of the leadership position? Their main argument is that voters wanted change in that Pelosi and other top democratic leaders have been in charge for a very long time. I think a more accurate view of that is a lot of house. Democrats want change. There's just not room for them to advance with the same people leading the caucus for so long. Here's Ohio congresswoman, Marcia fudge who someone who's thinking about maybe running against Pelosi. We have a lot of their bright people in Scopus and everybody knows it. But it's very difficult to move up in an environment where the same people and everything all the time. And you've seen this over the last two years a lot of House Democrats have just decided to run for other office or retire rather than wait around to advance up the ranks of leadership. Right. We should just point out the younger generation of the house leadership on the democratic side is like Steny Hoyer, whose I can't remember how old he is. He is old to end people who've been around a really long time. So when you think about how serious this threat is to Nancy Pelosi. Oh, see. I mean is this a real risk? It is it's just on the verge of being very serious as Steve pointed out, the there's an internal election next week where it where Democrats will vote behind closed doors right now, there's no question. She'd win the question is when there's a formal vote on the house floor does she have the two hundred eighteen votes. She would need from Democrats to be elected. There's a few races that still haven't been decided. And right now this letter is right on the verge of the amount of of of Democrats. She can afford to lose which is interesting because all week in the lead up to this letter, the organizers had indicated the number would be much larger something that would really prove. He doesn't have the votes and right now it's just on the border, though, they point out there. Several people committed voting against her who have not signed under house house policy responding dollars pretty seriously at first her camp, really dismiss this is nothing, of course, Pelosi will be elected speaker. But as time has gone on you've seen her really take this seriously. She's hold a lot of meetings with incoming Democrats. He's very complex. She has the support I interviewed her over the summer. And she said if good at one thing, it's knowing exactly how many votes she has at any given time on the numbers person when it comes to counting votes for legislation passing Affordable Care Act, the Recovery Act. The list goes on Wall Street reform and the rest, and I'm a numbers person when it comes to my own possibilities in the congress. And you're hearing there her argument, she somebody who's gotten a lot of stuff done you look at how John bainer and Paul Ryan have have run the house since her and they haven't gotten as much of their agenda passed as she was able to. I mean is it fair to say she's more threatened than she's ever been though for this job for sure. And the the next few weeks will be key. Can she pick off some of the people who signed this list? Can you get them to change their mind? She someone who has a lot of leverage and has a long track record of knowing how to use it. Although you point out. This is a question about who gets to go in what turn it's hard to identify the substantial the issue on which a lot of Democrats would necessarily differ with Nancy Pelosi. You have to point out President Trump uses Nancy Pelosi as a foil has for the last couple of years even in the camp. Pain, and she would point out that Democrats are on the verge of picking up forty seats after it campaign focused on her. All right NPR, congressional correspondent, Scott detro-. Thanks. Thank you. Mm-hmm. Okay. We're going to shift now over to Asia and a high powered meeting today between two world leaders Philippines, president Rodrigo Duterte? Welcome to China's president Xi Jinping, the Philippines is a traditional US ally. In fact, Americans used to run it and the Philippines has been pressured by China. But now she comes to the country with offers of infrastructure loans and new accords to prevent possible clashes maybe even an idea to explore jointly in some way for oil and gas in the disputed South China Sea. All right. Let's talk to NPR's Julie McCarthy about all this. She is in Manila in ten covering this meeting in the Philippines. Julie. Hi there. So how have you seen these two leaders have they have they actually come out for a photo shoot or anything? Oh, yes. There was an official welcome. And I've just come from that official welcome at the on palace. And Jim was full of pomp and ceremony. The the the anthem played and school children hundreds of them just outside the gates greeted Xi Jinping as he as his motorcade drove in. So it was it was short. And it was it was sweet with lovely. All right. So Steve outlined some of what is at stake in this meeting. But let's hear your take on this. What is the significance of these two leaders meeting right now? Well, first of the Philippines. It's it's it's a historic time. This is the first time it's thirteen years. They will be throwing a state of fair for a Chinese president. And arguably, it's very significant for could be very significant for China because what state visit help solidify is Chinese wising influence in southeast Asia a region that was dominated even looted to by the United States, not to want go down and all that is taking place after a week where increasingly Ephron onea's US Chinese rivalry was on display and less leaders out here at an APEC summit ducking to get out of the way of a usually nasty tone between the Americans and the Chinese President Trump was not here at these meetings. And that was interpreted by some exceeding to China this region certainly the day year Manila belongs to Xi Jinping, red carpets and all. So what does this mean for the the ongoing this long dispute about the South China Sea where China has made these pretty expansive claims of what are they offering? What could they get other Philippines? Well, that's right. It is the flash point. It's one of the most sensitive points in south East Asia. And it's largely because of China's complete disregard for international law. They are occupying after seizing assholes and islands in the South China Sea that lie in Philippine waters to international tribunal ruled in twenty sixteen China has no claim whatsoever to those waters, and it's in violation of what China is here to do is try to nail an agreement for a jointly exploring oil and gas wants to what is seen as an illegitimate occupation here in the South China Sea and do territory would be an outlier if he agrees with it. No other countries that claims waters in the same in the same has signed any agreement to jointly explore with China for fear that it's going to lose it sovereign rights NPR's. Julia McCarthy reporting for us this morning in Manila. Julie, thanks. We appreciate it. Thank you. Airbnb is getting out of business in the occupied West Bank near the company says it will no longer post listings for homes that are open apartments that are open an Israeli settlements in the West Bank. This move comes amid pressure on companies to stop doing business. There is Rayleigh officials say they're being singled out and that they will take action against the company. Daniel estrin is NPR's correspondent in Jerusalem. And he joins us now. So Daniel wiser being be making this move. Why? No, well, Airbnb is wrestled with this issue for while. That's what it says it has about two hundred listings in Israel settlements in the West Bank. Most countries say settlements in occupied land are illegal under international law. Israel's occupied the West Bank for the last fifty one years the territory is under dispute Palestinians want the land for their own country. And until now Airbnb set it operated in settlements because it wanted to help bring people together. But the company says it spoke to. To experts and decided it needs to act responsibly and changed its mind and it says settlements or at the core of the dispute between Israelis and Palestinians, human rights. Watch says it lobbied Airbnb actually about this for two years, and I spoke to March shocker from the group about it. He argued Airbnb helps broker some rentals on land that Israel seized from Palestinian landowners. And in terms of the timing. Well, Human Rights Watch put out a report today that doesn't make Airbnb look good at all the report is called bed and breakfast in stolen land. So this this isn't the only company that has made this kind of decision, right? Like put Airbnb into the broader context for us. Well, there is this growing pressure on companies not to do business in the settlements. The UN human rights. Commissioner is preparing a database of such companies, the European Union labels products made in settlements that are sold in Europe. And some businesses have changed their practices, for instance. Sparkling water company. Sodastream had a factory in a settlement and move that factory out of the settlement following a boycott campaign. Even though it claimed it had nothing to do with politics. But Israel is very concerned about this kind of thing, and especially with a big brand name like Airbnb, I mean, how often were people using Airbnb in in the occupied West Bank. I mean, what's the what's the reaction on the ground? Well, Airbnb is very popular in Israel. And I spoke with one Israeli Eliana passing team who has her home listed on Airbnb. It's an Israeli settlement. It's listed as warm home with breathtaking view, it's in the hills of the West Bank. She says people come there for biking and wineries and attractions, she says she's astonished by this decision. It doesn't make any sense whatsoever. They've become political and and building bridges they're building fences, and and taking people in higher area in Israel away from from their website, which is crazy. It doesn't make any sense. Israeli officials say, you know, there are conflicts all over the world. So why single out Israel? All right NPR's Daniel estrin forces morning. Thanks daniel. Appreciate it. Thanks..

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"julia mccarthy" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

04:42 min | 2 years ago

"julia mccarthy" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"In the public interest ninety three point nine FM and AM eight twenty NPR news and the New York conversation. Live from NPR news in Culver City, California. I'm Dwayne Brown in central Indonesia, the death toll from an earthquake and soon NAMI has jumped to more than twelve hundred as disaster officials began reaching coastal areas today that were cut off by blocked roads as well as downed power and telephone lines in Paris. Julia McCarthy's traveling with an army aide and security convoy to the heavily hit city of pollu-, rather Rafic videos that show massive aid trucks, just being stormed and stripped of what's inside. And and as part of their briefs, they are delivering food and medicines. And there are medics on board and nurses there bringing blankets and cooking oil bringing diapers which also raises a psychological trauma of children and elderly that have been visited upon the residents of don't follow and hollow in the ass. Aftermath of this devastating earthquake and to NAMI NPR's Julie McCarthy reporting from Indonesia officials say hundreds of bodies could still be buried under quicksand like mud caused by this anomaly after Friday's magnitude seven point five earthquake embattled supreme court nominee Brett cavenaugh won't be teaching at Harvard Law School this winter at as Kirk Hazza from member station W G B H tells us his decision comes after student protesters and alumni pressured the school to cancel his course for ten years at Harvard Cavanaugh has taught a course on the supreme court, but in an Email sent to the campus community Monday administrators say Kavanagh's three week course has been called off because he told them he can no longer commit to teaching it. He did not explain why some students and alumni had said it would be inappropriate for cabinet to teach unless Harvard conducted its own investigation into sexual assault allegations, which Cavanaugh has denied for NPR news. I'm Kirk Kerr has in Boston stocks finished mixed on Wall Street. The dow. Gain one hundred twenty two points. You're listening to NPR and this is WNYC in New York. I'm Jamie Floyd the tornado warning has been downgraded by the national weather service to a tornado watch for northern Westchester and Rockland counties. The agency says the severe thunderstorm is moving east, and we have a watch in effect rather than a warning. But do take care. New jersey. Congressman Tom McArthur was the only Republican from his state to vote in favor of renewing Trump's tax reforms WNYC's. Karen rouse reports. His democratic opponent is making a political point about it. The Bill makes permanent a ten thousand dollar limit on the amount of state and local property taxes. Homeowners can deduct on their IRS forms the four other Republicans in the New Jersey delegation opposed to the legislation saying it would hurt. Property values MacArthur who is seeking reelection to his south jersey seat. Also back to the Bill last year when it was temporary. He said it gives seniors an additional thirteen hundred dollars off the standard deduction and doubles the child tax credit. Andy, Kim, a former White House national security advisor who was running against MacArthur said the Republican is taking away tax deductions from middle class families and major league baseball playoffs. Get underway this week WNYC's flawed. Prognosticator Jim O'Grady talks about what that could mean for New York the Mets fizzled even as Mondays Jacob degrom whipped. So many rising fastballs past flailing hitters that he's a shoe in for the National League Cy Young award pitching's highest honor the Yankees, they excelled this season despite a high in tight heater in July that plunk their premier slugger, Aaron judge and broke his wrist. They'll face the Oakland A's on Wednesday in a door die playoff game. If they win they'll battle the Boston, Guinness and beef stew meat pie eaters. I mean, the Red Sox they're despised rival in the winningest team in baseball. If the bombers pull off an upset over the Boston, you bang and Harvard, having donkey buying AOL wives. I mean, the Red Sox it'll break hearts all over New England. The best kind of New York win and the national weather service again has issued a tornado watch for northern Westchester and Rockland counties. Otherwise, it will be mostly cloudy tonight with lows in the mid sixties. Currently it is seventy five degrees..

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Aid slowly is tricking to Indonesian disaster-hit areas

All Things Considered

01:06 min | 2 years ago

Aid slowly is tricking to Indonesian disaster-hit areas

"Central Indonesia, the death toll from an earthquake and soon NAMI has jumped to more than twelve hundred as disaster officials began reaching coastal areas today that were cut off by blocked roads as well as downed power and telephone lines in Paris. Julia McCarthy's traveling with an army aide and security convoy to the heavily hit city of pollu-, rather Rafic videos that show massive aid trucks, just being stormed and stripped of what's inside. And and as part of their briefs, they are delivering food and medicines. And there are medics on board and nurses there bringing blankets and cooking oil bringing diapers which also raises a psychological trauma of children and elderly that have been visited upon the residents of don't follow and hollow in the ass. Aftermath of this devastating earthquake and to NAMI NPR's Julie McCarthy reporting from Indonesia officials say hundreds of bodies could still be buried under quicksand like mud caused by this anomaly after Friday's magnitude seven point five earthquake

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WNYC 93.9 FM

08:13 min | 2 years ago

"julia mccarthy" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"I'm Ari Shapiro. And I'm Audie Cornish. Hurricane Florence has been downgraded to a tropical storm. Nevertheless. It's having devastating effects across North Carolina. The storm is four hundred miles wide more than seven hundred thousand people have lost power and eighteen trillion. Gallons of water could fall on the Carolinas over the next several days. The storm is beating up the city of Wilmington. That's where Todd Terrel and his United Cajun navy have recently arrived to help rescue people stranded by the storm. I asked him to describe where he was and what he was seeing. We have a right AB point in a local church, and what I've seen is a lot of starts in. Here are on a lot of trees down. There was actually a color areas where there was important through each day was blocked off one section of the state troopers. It actually had interstate completely bought how bad is it. You've been in a lot of storms. I mean, I know the Cajun navy's always there whenever there's flooding and high winds what does this look like compared to others you've seen this, right? Here's a little different. It's it's been around for a long time. They still got on pretty strong winds. And you know, the surge is we've got a lot of the people put it over here. Back home in Texas. We were basically looking at more water coming up and kind set and more flood wars. This is more surgery came up really really fast. The people really didn't have a chance to get out of his past. And so have you met people who've been trapped who've been stranded who were regretting the decision not to evacuate. Our guys it picked up this morning. I I don't know if it's over a hundred guy that we're starting a lot of people water came up real fast, and they were stuck in their cars, and they were having to get out and get up on the roofs while we were there about three thirty four o'clock this morning. That's what we're seeing mostly most of the time that people just didn't get out in the water came up, really really fast. How many volunteers do you have their people bringing their own boats to help out this morning early? We had two hundred ten I haven't got the final count. They actually from different states. We've got a good volunteer following, you know, it's people helping people, you know, when this area over here. These are neighbors, you know. So we're we're gonna help them that's an impressive number. But is there some danger to so many volunteers being in this area before the storm has fully passed could some of the volunteers themselves get into danger? There's always that opportunity of a risk all of our volunteers have been doing this for many many years and many storms. So we always take that into consideration. But we also realize that during a disaster at a chance you get an and you can save somebody's life as well. How do you coordinate with the local government and other officials how do people need contact you? How exactly does this work? First of all, we do is we call the local UC's emergency management local fire departments whatever we want to work with them not against them. And we come into these areas, we don't know these areas. So the local people know it they can tell us where to go. You know, how to get around with a lot faster how many days supplies. Did you bring how long are you planning to stick around? Well, you know, we always come in and bring supplies in a situation like this for about a week. But you gotta remember we also cooking for people in catering to different things. So we're not just bringing supplies for ourself. We're bringing supplies for the local law enforcement as well. We wanna make sure that everybody's comfortable, and and having to struggle about food and more themselves, and when you do rescue people, I assume you're bringing them to shelters are those shelters overfull are people pretty comfortable this morning. We had a problem with some shelters. There was I don't know if there was none open. And there was nobody to pick the people up so people probably sat around for about four or five hours before anybody came down. And there was some buses. It finally came around noon, pick them up. I'm not sure where they brought him. Rescuing somebody from the roof of their car in the middle of the night. Sounds like a pretty terrifying experience. Yeah. Some of the guys that did that they weren't through a pretty little eerie time some of them had airboats. Yeah. Big fan boats, and the wind was kinda so strong to the extra. We had to stop doing that. Because it was actually about to turn up the fan votes over. So this morning. It was very eerie. And some of the guys they they put the boat in the water, and they had it right back out. They couldn't even get in. What are you expecting in the next twenty four hours? It looks like there's a lot of range deal. It looks like the winds are real gusty. We don't have as much rain on the eastern side of this thought it would be, but we're getting a lot higher. And I thought I'm seeing a lot of shingles off the roost somebody's architectural shingles. And some of them are rated for over twenty five miles an hour. So they definitely was high winds on the eastern side of the United Cajun navy. Thanks for speaking with us. Stay safe out there. Yes, sir. Thank you for having us. We're following another powerful storm this one on the other side of the globe. Typhoon man could slammed into the Philippines, northeastern coast earlier today. NBA? Julia McCarthy is in Manila, she's on the line with us now. Hey there Julie. Can you hear me? Yes. I can't. Hi, hey there. So tell us how much damage have you been seeing so far? What's the latest will the national? Authorities are saying that an entire province Isabella that sits on the eastern coast is without power. Now, that's one point six million people without power. That's how many live there. It's one of the country's top producers of corn, and it bore the frontal a sort of salt of this storm. There are no reports of deaths as this typhoon roars over Luzon, which is the largest island of the Philippines. And this is centered in the northern part of that island. A sad casualty here in Manila. We lost a two hundred year old tree we call this powerful storm, but the title is actually super typhoon right described the threat that it poses. Well, the national weather service is forecasting unprecedented. Storm surges from fifteen to twenty feet. Now. A surge of that magnitude, these are that's basically caused by winds pushing water on shore and surges of that size can inundate. Miles in word. It's sweeps people away it can pull boats up on shore. It kills livestock. The Red Cross predicts that this storm is going to destroy one million tons of rice as it cuts across northern Luzon, which is largely agricultural area. The civil defense office estimated that forty eight thousand houses made of light material, which is very common up there are vulnerable to collapse in his one four forecaster said you can't stand. You can't crawl against these winds which are clogged in some places between one hundred and five and one hundred and thirty five miles per hour. In the meantime, how was the evacuation is everyone in the path of the typhoon safely out of the way. Well, that's an excellent question. Because the civil defence authorities said last night that it's early Saturday morning here in the Philippines and last night. They said that sixteen thousand three hundred people have been a vacuum. Now, the Red Cross was concerned that that pace was just too slow. And that some of these centers were too close to the shoreline. Fortunately, the northern Philippines is less populated than the area. That was struck in two thousand thirteen by you might remember super typhoon Haiyan when more than six thousand people died, but we're still talking here about anywhere from five to ten million people at risk. You've got television images in the Philippines, showing electricity poles exploding. And of course, this makes the people who are next in the path in Hong Kong and China, of course, doubly worried. Can you talk a little bit more about twenty thirteen? I mean is the country better prepared than it was then. Well, there's been a lot of preparation, but one official told me even though the relief strategies, look good. He's worried that they would be tactically. He was he was worried that whether they would be tactically carried out on the ground. There are these lessons learned about from two thousand thirteen civil defense has done a lot of education on storm surge. Hundreds of thousands of food packs have been pre positioned the police have been deployed near the impact zone to prevent looting. The armed forces are going to take the lead on any search and rescue operation. They're the ones with the manpower and the heavy lift, but this is a monster storm that would tax the ability of of even the most sophisticated developed country. That's NPR's. Julie McCarthy in Manila, Julie. Thank you..

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"julia mccarthy" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

09:01 min | 2 years ago

"julia mccarthy" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"I'm Ari Shapiro. Audie Cornish hurricane Florence has been downgraded to a tropical storm. Nevertheless. It's having devastating effects across North Carolina. The storm is four hundred miles wide more than seven hundred thousand people have lost power in eighteen trillion. Gallons of water could fall on the Carolinas over the next several days. The storm is beating up the city of Wilmington. That's where Todd Terrel and his United Cajun navy have recently arrived to help rescue people stranded by the storm. I asked him to describe where he was and what he was seeing. We have a rendezvous point local church, and what I've seen a lot of destruction here they are on three trees down. There was actually a color areas where there was important. Oh, come through. Stay was blocked off one section of the state troopers. It actually had interstate completely blocked. How bad is it? You've been in a lot of storms. I mean, I know the Cajun navy's always there whenever there's flooding and high winds what does this look like compared to others you've seen this right here is a little different. It's it's around for a long time. They still got on pretty strong winds. And you know, the surge is we've got a lot of the people put it over here. Back home in Louisiana and Texas. We were basically looking at more water coming up and kind of setting more floodwaters, this is more third. We came a really really fast, and the people really didn't have a chance to get out of his past. And so have you met people who've been trapped who've been stranded who are regretting the decision to evacuate. Our guys picked up this morning. I I don't know. It's over a hundred gather, we're starting a lot of people the water came up real fast, and they were stuck in their cars, and they were having to get out and get up on roofs while we were there about three thirty four o'clock this morning. That's what we're seeing mostly most of the time that people just didn't get out in the water came really, really fast. How many volunteers do you have there? I just people bringing their own boats to help out of this morning early. We had two hundred ten I haven't got the final count. They actually from different states. We've got a good volunteer following which people helping people, you know, in this area over here. These are our neighbors, you know. So we're we're gonna help them that's an impressive number. But is there some danger to so many volunteers being in this area before the storm has fully passed could some of the volunteers themselves get into danger? Always that opportunity of a risk all of our tears have been doing this for many many years in many storms. So we always take that into consideration. But we also realized that during a disaster at a chance you get an and you can save somebody's life as well. How do you coordinate with the local government and other officials how do people need contact you? How exactly does this work? First of all, we do is we call the local UC's emergency management. You know, local fire departments whatever we wanna work with them not against them. And we coming into these areas, we don't know these areas. So the local people know it they can tell us where to go. You know, how to get around a lot faster how many days supplies. Did you bring how long are you planning to stick around? Well, you know, we always come in and bring supplies in a situation like this for about a week. But you gotta remember we also cooking for people in catering to different things. So we're not just bringing supplies for ourself. We're bringing supplies for the local law enforcement as well. We wanna make sure that everybody's comfortable and not having to struggle about food and more themselves, and when you do rescue people, I assume you're bringing them to shelters are those shelters overfull or people pretty comfortable this morning. We had a problem which shelters there was I don't know if there was none open. And there was nobody to pick the people up so people probably sat around for about four or five hours before anybody came and gone. And there was some buses that finally came around noon, pick them up. I I'm not sure where they brought him. Rescuing somebody from the roof of their car in the middle of the night. Sounds like a pretty terrifying experience. Yeah. Some of the guys that did that, you know, they were through a pretty little eerie time some of them had airboats big fan votes. And the wind was kinda so strong. Actually had to stop doing that. Because it was actually about to turn up the fan votes over. So this morning. It was a bear Yeary and some of the guys just they they put the boat in the water, and they had it right back out. They couldn't even get in. What are you expecting in the next twenty four hours? It looks like there's a lot of range deal. It looks like it's a window real gusty. We don't have as much rain on the eastern side of this is a thought it would be, but we're getting a lot higher gusts. And I thought I'm seeing a lot of shingles off the roost somebody's architectural shingles. And some of them are rated for over twenty five miles an hour. So they definitely wasn't high winds on its eastern side. Todd Tara of the United Cajun navy. Thanks for speaking with us. Stay safe out there. Yes, sir. Thank you for having us. We're following another powerful storm this one on the other side of the globe. Typhoon man could slammed into the Philippines, northeastern coast earlier today. NPR? Julia McCarthy is in Manila, she's on the line with us now. Hey there Julie. Can you hear me? Yes. I can't. Hi. Hey there. So tell us how much damage have you been seeing so far what's the latest? Well, the national. Authorities are saying that an entire province Isabela that sits on the eastern coast is without power. Now, that's one point six million people without power. That's how many live there. It's one of the country's top producers of corn, and it bore the frontal a sort of salt of this storm. There are no reports of deaths as this typhoon roars over Luzon, which is the largest island of the Philippines. And this is centered in the northern part of that island. A sad casualty. Here. In Manila, we lost a two hundred year old tree we call this a powerful storm, but the title is actually super typhoon right described the threat that it poses. Well, the national weather service is forecasting unprecedented. Storm surges from fifteen to twenty feet. Now. A surge of that magnitude, these are that's basically caused by winds pushing water on shore and surges of that size can inundate miles in word. It's sweeps people away it can pull boats up on shore. It kills livestock. The Red Cross predicts that this storm is going to destroy one million tons of rice as it cuts across northern Luzon, which is largely an agricultural area. The civil defense office estimated that forty eight thousand houses made of light material which is very common up there are vulnerable to collapse in his one four. Forecasters said you can't stand. You can't crawl against these winds which are clocked in some places between one hundred and five and one hundred and thirty five miles per hour. In the meantime, how was the evacuation is everyone in the path of the typhoon safely out of the way. Well, that's an excellent question. Because the civil defence authorities said last night that it's early Saturday morning here in the Philippines and last night. They said that sixteen thousand three hundred people have been evacuated now the Red Cross was concerned that that pace was just too slow. And that some of these centers were close to the shoreline. Fortunately, the northern Philippines is less populated than the area. That was struck in two thousand thirteen by you might remember super typhoon Haiyan when more than six thousand people died, but we're still talking here about anywhere from five to ten million people at risk. You've got television images in the Philippines, showing electricity. Poles. Exploding. And of course, this makes the people who are next in the path in Hong Kong and China, of course, doubly worried. Can you talk a little bit more about twenty thirteen is the country better prepared than it was then. Well, there's been a lot of preparation, but one official told me even though the relief strategies, look good. He's worried that they would be tactically. He was he was worried that whether they would be tactically carried out on the ground. There are these lessons learned about from two thousand thirteen civil defense has done a lot of education on storm surge. Hundreds of thousands of food packs have been pre positioned, the police have been despoiled deployed near the impact zone to prevent looting. The armed forces are going to take the lead on any search and rescue operation. They're the ones with the manpower and the heavy lift, but this is a monster storm that would tax the ability of of even the all sophisticated developed country. That's NPR's. Julie McCarthy in Manila, Julie. Thank you. Thank you. The brewing industry has a gender problem. It's dominated by men. Women mostly appear as busty models in beer advertisements or as waitresses serving a pint of suds yet despite all the stereotypes. There are women brewers and they're trying to take the beer industry back. Yes. Back WNYC's Fumiko lip explains. It's brunch. 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"To enter the northern town of the frene they were invited by the kurdish rebels in control of the area but in pierce ruth sherlock reports this could open the door to a syrian military standoff with turkish forces behind the offensive against the kurdish militia for weeks now syria's naptha tacky has attacked the syrian border town of africa in this area is controlled by the white p g eight kurdish militia whom tacky considers a terrorist organization but now the syrian government seems to be making a deal with this militia which is allowing the progovernment troops to move inside offering the move threatens a direct war between the turkish military and the prosyrian government troops turkish state media says the turkish military fired artillery on the area causing the progovernment militias to retreat russia an ally of the syrian regime is trying to mediate between the two powers with sherlock npr news beirut raising new questions about possible conflict adventurous donald trump jr is on a sales mission in india promoting luxury trump tower properties and pierce julie mccarthy has more on that the son of the president and head of the family firm donald trump is here to drum up sales of porsche residential properties which could net profits of more than a billion dollars the trump organization only cells the family brand under licence agreements with indian property firms that doesn't build anything glossy ads have been hyping the project outside delhi with tag lines like trump has arrived have you investors are invited to plunked down a hefty booking fee for a unit and join trump jr for a conversation in dinner trump told the economic times that there were no political dimensions to his trip put ethics watchdog say his sales pitch amounts to selling access julia mccarthy impair news new delhi this is npr news the university of louisville is under orders to vacate its 2013 men's basketball title after an nc aa appeals panel upheld sanctions against the men's program in the wake of a sex scandal that means the cardinals must vacate one hundred twenty three victories including the championship level interim president greg postal says those school believes the nc aa is simply wrong but it's time now to look forward roy to move past this uh we've done absolutely everything humanly possible to the founder of portions of of.

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"Wisconsin governor scott walker has signed a bill that would make it harder to ask for an election recount in the state marty michelson from member station w w m in milwaukee reports this is in responds to green party presidential candidate jill stein request for a recounted wisconsin last year under the new law only candidates who trail the winner by one percentage point or less in statewide elections could seek a recount if that had been in effect last year democratic candidate hillary clinton could have requested one she finished only twenty two thousand votes behind than republican candidate donald trump stein would have been banned from making such a request democrats argued against the change saying if candidates want to pay for a recount they should be allowed to pursuade stein paid for the wisconsin recount for npr news i'm marty michelson in milwaukee the dow closed down forty points the nasdaq lost twenty six the s p fell five this is npr news federal regulators say they'll allow the c m e group to trade in bitcoin futures cme owns the chicago mercantile exchange this will be the first time the digital currency will be traded on a major exchange cianci's who was a start trading bitcoin on december 18th the american auto maker and energy storage company tesla today switched on the world's biggest lithium battery in the state of south australian it comes in time for the first day of summer as jill npr's julia mccarthy reports it makes good on tesla ceo ilan must promise to deliver in one hundred days or provided free the battery installation is sixty three percent bigger than any largescale battery energy stored system in the world it's connected to a windfarm that sprawls across the landscape of south australia the state has suffered a string of blackouts over the past eighteen months and tesla teamed up with a french renewable energy company to win the bid to shore up the state's shaky grid south australia geno.

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"In a moment live from npr news in washington i'm dave mattingly amid cheers from crowds gathered at a stadium in harari zimbabwe has a new president emmerson mnangagwa was sworn in a short time ago the former justice and defence minister replaces 93 rolled robert mugabe who was forced to resign after the military stepped in last week mugabe resigned amid impeachment proceedings he'd ruled the country for thirty seven years south africa's supreme court is more than doubling the prison sentence of oscar pistorius the court says the former olympic runner must serve thirteen years and five months behind bars for the shooting death of his girlfriend at his home in 2013 prosecutors described the original sixyear sentence given to the story us as shockingly lenient the supreme court agreed india is reacting sharply to pakistan's release of huffy side from house arrest as npr's julie mccarthy reports from new delhi india and the us belief side has been involved in deadly terrorist attacks india is incensed it sides release because they see there is proof that he helped mastermind the two thousand eight terror attacks in mumbai militants from the pakistani outfit lashkaretaiba which site eat is said to have helped found by carried out the attack killing more than a hundred and sixty people india demandside be put on trial the us issued a 10milliondollar reward for information that would lead to his conviction site is put under house arrest from time to time but after a pakistan court ruled that the government had not offered evidence of his terror activities he's again free india says it's an attempt to mainstream outlawed terrorists and confirms a lack of seriousness on the part of pakistan to justice julia mccarthy in news new delhi congress is expected to focus on final half of.

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"Which would jeopardize the soldiers prosecution and military court but as npr's frank morse explains a sentencing for berg doll who deserted his post in afghanistan will go on build trope repeatedly disparaged birdal during the campaign even suggested he should be shot then as the judge sentencing burg dole noted president trump recently reminded every one of his thoughts at a press conference coming from the commander in chief of the armed forces that could constitute unlawful command influence which the judge colonel jeffrey nance describes as the mortal enemy of military justice birtles attorneys asked nance to throw out the case on those grounds but nance says he's completely unaffected by the president's comments he says that under the circumstances the public would have no reason to lose faith in military justice instant say however that the president's comments could be a factor when he sentences bergdorf frank morse npr news fort bragg north carolina you're listening to npr news india has inaugarated what amounts to a new trade routes through central asia from new delhi npr's julie mccarthy reports that the government shipped its first consignment of wheat to afghanistan through a port in iran a move that has geostrategic implications india calls its first shipment of the one million tone consignment of wheat a landmark it will arrive in afghanistan by iran's port of cia bihar the new route is a major porsche for india's outreach to afghanistan circumventing parkistan which currently denies india overland transit rights viewing india's activities in afghanistan is unwanted interference but the united states wants india to help strengthen afghan institutions and capacities secretary of state rex tillerson said here last week that the us would not block what he called legitimate business activities with iran julia mccarthy impure news new delhi.

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"Socalled soft brexit with minimal disruption others want the door slammed shut larry miller reports the to government leaders have written an article in the sunday telegraph to pave the way toward a truce treasury ju philip hammond and international trade secretary liam fox britain will match the in the eu by the back door and will completely leave the single market after briggs said hammond and fox represent the opposing and feuding wings of the conservative party after two thousand nine team they say they'll be affixed transition period to avoid a business damage in fall off a cliff the british government says it wants a special free trade relationship with europe but eu negotiators frustrated with the uk's reluctance to the finance position on most key issues refused to discuss trade and tell it does britain says it plans to publish position papers on some of these issues over the next ten days for npr news i'm larry miller in london this is npr news kuwait is trying to contain an oil spill that's leaving long black slicks in the persian gulf and threatening power plants and water stations beaches are stained saudi arabia and several us companies are helping with the cleanup authorities are not saying how much oil has leaked or where it comes from in india the families of more than sixty infants and children who died at a government hospital in less than a week are blaming a shortage of oxygen their records showing the hospital hadn't paid for the oxygen but npr's julie mccarthy reports officials deny that's the cause the chief minister of uttar pradesh she yogi a d to not deflected accusations that low oxygen supplies had killed the children he said he died as a result of poor sanitation that has fuelled waterborne diseases a d two noughts hometown the site of the tragedy has been an epicenter of japanese encephalitis killing thousands of children over the years local media report worth of the company supplying oxygen to the hospital sent at least a half a dozen notices asking authorities for payment government officials acknowledged that supplies had been disrupted but the during the hours of disruption no child had died thirty deaths were recorded between thursday and friday alone the hospital chief has been suspended and there are calls for a deep two noughts expulsion julia mccarthy in news new delhi it this is the last.

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"Attack comes ahead of independence day when the army puts on a parades to demonstrate its force and peers to your her deed reports from islamabad the bomb detonated close to an army truck in question the city is the capital of an impoverished province where separatists waging an insurgency they often target the military but it's also a place where all the militants operate earlier this week quetta residents were remembering the one year anniversary of a suicide bombing in a hospital that killed over seventy papal most of them malloy lawyers you had aid npr news islamabad and you're listening to npr news moving now to india where the families of more than sixty infants and children who died at a government hospital over the span of six days are blaming a shortage of oxygen a top administrator for the state of uttar pradesh denies that and has launched an investigation but in pierce julie mccarthy reports from new delhi that records of non payment for the oxygen appear to undermine the claim that there was no shortage the chief minister of uttar pradesh yogi d to not deflected accusations that low oxygen supplies had killed the children he said they died as a result of poor sanitation that has fuelled waterborne diseases a d two noughts hometown the site of the tragedy has been an epicenter of japanese encephalitis killing thousands of children over the years local media report that the company supplying oxygen to the hospital sent at least a half a dozen notices asking authorities for payment government officials acknowledged that supplies had been disrupted but the during the hours of disruption no child had died thirty deaths were recorded between thursday and friday alone the hospital cheat has been suspended and there are calls for a dj degenerates expulsion julia mccarthy and news new delhi northern india army soldiers and rescue workers are on the scene of a deadly landslide triggered by heavy monsoon rains officials say they have recovered at least six bodies from two buses there were caught in the slide using shovels and pickaxes to remove the rocks boulders and mud to pull out the bodies a local officials says it's not clear how many people were travelling in the buses on trial snyder this is npr news from washington support for npr comes from npr stations other contributors include the estate of.

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"Capital of an impoverished province where separatists waging an insurgency they often target the military but it's also a place where all the militants operate earlier this week quetta residents were remembering the one year anniversary of a suicide bombing in a hospital that killed seventy people most of them a lawyer his you had aid npr news islamabad you're listening to npr news moving now to india where the families of more than sixty and infants and children who died at a government hospital over the span of six days are blaming a shortage of oxygen a top administrator for the state of uttar pradesh denies that and has launched an investigation but impure truly mccarthy reports from new delhi that records of non payment for the oxygen appear to undermine the claim that there was no shortage the chief minister of to protest yogi de to not deflected accusations that low oxygen supplies had killed the children he said he died as a result of poor sanitation that has fuelled waterborne diseases a d two noughts hometown site of the tragedy has been an epicenter of japanese encephalitis killing thousands of children over the years local media report that the company supplying oxygen to the hospital sent at least a half a dozen notices asking authorities for payment government officials acknowledged that supplies had been disrupted but the during the hours of disruption no child had died thirty deaths were recorded between thursday and friday alone the hospital chief has been suspended and there are calls for details nuts expulsion julia mccarthy in news new delhi northern india army soldiers and rescue workers are on the scene of a deadly landslide triggered by heavy monsoon rains officials say they have recovered at least six bodies from two buses there were caught in the slide using shovels and pickaxes to remove the rocks boulders and mud to pull out the bodies a local official says it's not clear how many people were travelling in the buses on trial snyder this is npr news from washington support for npr comes from npr stations other contributors include the state of joan kroc whose bequest serves as an enduring investment in the future of public radio and seeks to help mpr produce programming that meets the highest standards of public service in journalism and.

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"And their families and demonstrates skills that will contribute to our economy the legislation would crackdown on visas provided based on family connections instead of job skills the president said as the bill is a way to protect american workers who he says have been hurt by unskilled immigrants who are willing to work for less money jeff bennett npr news washington at least two people are still unaccounted for after a school in minneapolis partially collapsed assistant fire chief brian tyner describes the blast at that many ha ha emme did add be a very significant explosion i would take up the reagan caused buildings to collapse tyner says the building at the academie's upper school location sustained heavy damage emergency personnel are still on the scene the pentagon says to american service members have been killed outside the southern afghanistan city of kandahar their convoy came under attack these are the first us combat deaths in the kandhar area in three years the taliban have recently stepped up their attacks throughout the area in indianadministered kashmir government forces have shot dead a militant commander sparking clashes with security forces that have left two civilians dead and scores more injured from new delhi and pierce julie mccarthy reports schools and colleges were ordered shut for a second date to avert student protests that oppose indian rule of disputed kashmir abu johanna was a senior rebel fighter aligned with the militant group lashkaretaiba he emerged as a point of contact for young jihadists in the last year in kashmir a himalayan terror tori claimed by both india and pakistan india media say that do jonah who had escaped several earlier attempts on his life was gunned down after security forces received intelligence that the militant commander was going to visit his wife his death is being called a terrorism success but it is also heightened tensions across the kashmir valley restrictions were imposed in parts of the main city shrenik gara were indian forces patrolled the streets julia mccarthy npr news new delhi u s stocks were mixed this hour the dow jones industrial average up nearly forty points at twenty two thousand three nasdaq is off seven sp is down two points this is npr news.

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"The sweeping reform is meant to transform india into a single market and dispense with some sixteen different tariffs analysts say the good and services tax marks the economic integration of india fullpage ads in all major newspapers hailed the arrival of what the government calls india's biggest tax reform since independence with a thicket of federal and state levies now harmonized under a general tax the ease of doing business should rise traders were on easy however and slashed prices to their inventories in the runup to the new tax which applies to all goods with a few exceptions the government champion the reform as quote one nation one tax but with the state governments and national government each taking their share it's a bit more complicated than that julia mccarthy the npr news new delhi authorities in ukraine are accusing the russian security services of planning and launching a cyber attack that locked up computers around the world in the past week the ukrainian security agency alleged in a statement that similarities between the militia software and previous attacks on ukrainian infrastructure you're revealed the work of russian intelligence services the agency added that the attackers appeared uninterested in making a profit from ransomware program and were instead more focused on just sowing chaos in ukraine i'm jim hark npr news in washington support for npr comes from npr stations other contributors include the alfred p sloan foundation working to enhance public understanding of science and technology with support for listening to the universe a virtual reality documentary on the discovery of gravitational waves online at with dot.

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"World leaders and ordinary germans bid farewell saturday to helmut kohl the former chancellor who steered his country toward reunification in 1990 hundreds of dignitaries attended a requiem mass in kohl's home region in southwest germany kohl died june 16 th at the age of eighty seven this is npr news six months after indians were forced to contend with the inconvenience of a currency swap they face new uncertainty as they started an entirely new tax regime from new delhi npr's julie mccarthy reports that the sweeping reform is meant to transform india into a single market and dispense with some sixteen different tariffs analysts say the goods and services tax marks the economic integration of india fullpage ads in all major newspapers hailed the arrival of what the government calls india's biggest tax reform since independence with a thicket of federal and state levies now harmonized under a general tax the ease of doing business should rise traders were uneasy however and slashed prices declared their inventories in the runup to the new tax which applies to all goods with a few exceptions the government champion the reform as quote one nation one tax but with the state governments and national government each taking their share it's a bit more complicated than that julia mccarthy in pierre news new delhi authorities in ukraine are accusing the russian security services of planning and launching a cyber attack that locked up computers around the world in the past week the ukrainian security agency alleged in a statement that similarities between the militia software and previous attacks on ukrainian infrastructure reveal the work of russian intelligence services agency added that the attackers appeared uninterested and making a profit from the ransomware program and were instead more focused on just sowing chaos and ukraine i'm jim hawk npr news in washington.

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"From some widely used and controversial pesticides and he ours dan charles reports the pesticides are blamed for harming bs most of the corn and soybean see that's planted in the united states goes into the ground coated with insect killing chemicals called nieto nicotinoid often just called nieto nix they're very toxic to bs and some scientists say the pesticides are so widely used their harming wild bees and honeybees now a group of scientists that leading midwestern university says the pesticides usually aren't even necessary according to field trials seeds that were coated with nieto next did not perform any better than untreated seed companies that sell nieto next dispute these results they say the pesticides are needed often enough that farmers won't give them up then charles npr news travellers using british airways are continuing to face delays though they are not as extensive as they were over the weekend the top executives says the airline was running at near full capacity monday night and planned to operate all scheduled longhaul service out of heathrow the delays were the result of a major technical failure you're listening to npr news in washington the south korean government says most people in the country are opposed to an agreement reached with japan over wartime sexual slavery jihae hee lee reports from seoul it's the first official stance under the new president's men jane whose pledged to review the controversial deal it was initially dubbed final an irreversible despite disapproval from the victims of sexual slavery this comes after japanese media side of the un general ask supporting the twenty fifteen deal j reporting indianadministered kashmir is said to be tense but quiet after a curfew was imposed in the main city of shrina ghar npr's julia mccarthy reports that the unrest erupted over the weekend after indian security forces killed a young militant leader the slain 27yearold sobs are bought was the successor of another young gunman were honwana whose name has become synonymous with the ongoing uprising in kashmir warning popularized the conflict on social media and his death at the hands of indian security forces last summer drove many young kashmiris out into the streets in protest at overtook the valley his successor bought was killed in a gunbattle with indian army triggering fresh protests that have closed schools and shops local media reported in a bid to contain the unrest large contingents of police and paramilitary forces have been deployed throughout the kashmir valley julie mccarthy.

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