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"Old South Vietnamese army colonel doing that Nam, his son Michael, and author Kirk Johnson, along with the prosecuting attorney, David Berg. And the lawyer representing the Ku Klux Klan. Sam Adam. Oh, Oh, yeah, I feel you we hear you. I see you first The news. Live from NPR news. I'm Barbara Klein. Dozens of wildfires are burning in the West and Pacific Northwest. The biggest of them is the bootleg fire in southern Oregon. Fire officials say it's now 22% contained, but hot, dry in unstable conditions are hampering progress. It's scorched nearly 440 square miles so far. Some 2000 people have been forced to evacuate. Belden resident Nick Ohman says the community is in constant flux. I think the worst part about it is like, get already. You move all your stuff and And then the fire is over. You move yourself back in. In another one. Dozens of homes and outbuildings have been destroyed. More than 2000 fire personnel are deployed to contain what's described as a very active fire. Olympic officials have announced. The first coronavirus case has been detected in Tokyo's Olympic village a week before the opening ceremonies. NPR's Amy held reports it's raising questions about officials ability to keep the virus at bay as tens of thousands of athletes and staff arrive in Japan. During the ongoing pandemic Olympics Organizing Committee CEO to Shiro Muto says The case was detected during PCR screening in somebody from overseas listed as games concerned personnel Stella that individual is now quarantined at a hotel. So far more than 40 people affiliated with the Olympics have tested positive as more than 11,000 athletes, plus tens of thousands of journalists, officials and staff are slated to gather in Japan. Officials are requiring mask wearing regular testing and physical distancing. Even the medal ceremonies are going contact lists. But one year after postponing the games, officials are now contending with the Delta variant, which spreads more than 200% faster than the original version. Amy held NPR news. The exiled leader of Belarus's pro democracy movement is coming to the U. S. As her country's government continues to crackdown on opposition. NPR's Lucian Kim reports Svetlana Tikhonov SCO was forced into exile last summer. After Belarus's longtime leader Alexander Lukashenko claimed victory in a disputed presidential election over the weekend take an Oscar will begin a U. S tour in Washington. Travelling on to New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles to raise awareness about the ongoing repressions in Belarus. On Friday, Belarusian authorities raided the homes and offices of journalists working for US government funded radio Free Europe Radio Liberty in the capital, Minsk, a court sentenced 11 university students and an instructor to prison terms of up to 2.5 years. For allegedly violating public order during mass protests last year. Lucian Kim. NPR NEWS Moscow This is NPR. The White House says the Justice Department will appeal yesterday's ruling by a federal judge that the DACA program is illegal. President Biden says it relegates hundreds of thousands of young immigrants known as dreamers to an uncertain future, and he's calling on Congress to pass legislation that creates a permanent solution. Most covid restrictions will be lifted in England and Scotland on Monday, even as Britain reports the highest daily increase in coronavirus infections in six months as Vicki Barker reports from London, work from home will no longer be required, with workers in England and Scotland encouraged to return to their offices starting Monday, British train operators are braced for a massive increase in passenger numbers and research suggests Many thousands of commuters with new flexible working hours plan to avoid the rush hour crush and head into work later accept booking trends and online timetable. Search is analyzed by two separate transportation companies suggest so many people have made those plans. The same old rush hour will simply be pushed back about two hours to 10 to 11 A.m. for NPR news. I'm Vicki Barker in London. Syria's President Bashar Assad was sworn in for 1/4 7 year term today. Western countries say his landslide win in May's election was a sham. Assad has been in power in the war torn countries since 2000. I'm Barbara Klein. NPR news. Support for NPR comes from NPR stations. Other contributors include Proquest, whose website Black Freedom struggle in the U. S. Curates 2000. Documents related to the fight for civil and Human rights, open to all at proquest dot com slash go slash black freedom..
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"Every weekend. It's the same thing this is targeted. This is definitely not random. No arrests have been announced. In Texas. The Republican led House of Representatives is due to vote today to give final approval to new voting restrictions that the GOP led Senate passed overnight. Governor Greg Abbott is expected to sign it. It reduces polling hours requires mail in ballot applications toe on Lee be sent to those who request them, among other limits. Bipartisan Senate group is preparing to meet with the exiled Belarus Ian opposition in Europe tomorrow. The visit comes amid a growing crackdown inside Belarus, where activists say More than 400 political prisoners are being detained as NPR's Lucian Kim reports from Moscow. Despite the arrests, protests continue. Belarus is exiled pro democracy movement says more than 90 cities worldwide took part in a global picket of solidarity. With demonstrators showing their support for the Belarusian people across Europe and in Canada and the United States. Global attention has focused on Belarus after the regime of Alexander Lukashenko forced down a commercial airliner last week just so it could arrest a dissident journalist on board. The European Union has pledged more than $3 billion in aid for Belarus once a democratic transition begins. Lukashenko has ignored calls for dialogue and visited Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday. During two days of talks, Putin promised Lukashenko another $500 million in loans. Lucy and Kim NPR NEWS Moscow The acting director of Voice of America, says she regrets how the federally funded international news network handled instances of plagiarism is NPR's David Folkenflik reports. The comments follow reporting by The Washington Post, as the Post reported to journalists at Voice of America Challenge. Some of the stories and segments filed for African audiences in one episode as far back as February, 2020. News managers took months to respond. The Post reported that the Via Ways Standards editor said one instance was definitely plagiarism. You land A Lopez, former head of the Central News Desk, became acting director after President Biden took office. She says that new, stronger policies have been posted online and urged employees to report an address any plagiarism concerns promptly. Dozens of articles by a Paris based freelancer are now under review. David Folkenflik NPR news This is NPR. This is 90.9. W bur on Josie Glory No. In Boston. More people are traveling in and out of Massachusetts as a state opens up and loosens restrictions. Massport's says travel at Logan Airport has steadily increased since mid February that would still not at pre pandemic levels. Logan is much busier now than it's been since the lowest point of the pandemic last year, But travel is still down by 55% now compared to this same time in 2019. Massport's aviation director at Freeney says he expects air travel to continue to increase the Summer Cove in 19 restrictions are now almost entirely lifted in Massachusetts. As of yesterday, the state's mask mandate has been rescinded in most cases. Face coverings still are required on transportation systems in health care facilities and in congregate care settings. If your car inspection expired in the last two months, you have until tomorrow to get it done before you'll start getting tickets. The grace period, the Registry of Motor Vehicles extended for those inspections is ending. That extension was issued for March and April inspections because of a malware attack that brought the state's system down for several weeks. It's 12 05 in sports at Fenway today. The Red Sox go for the sweep against the Marlins, beginning at 1 10 tonight in Boston. The Celtics against the Nets tip off.
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"Union has called on all you based airlines to avoid flying over Belarus, Ian Airspace. The move follows Sunday's incident when Belarus forced a commercial flight to land at the capital Minsk that resulted in the apprehension of opposition journalists. Roman produce a bitch you leaders meeting in Brussels said They also wanted to see Belarus Ian Airlines band. I'm flying over you airspace and they plan to adopt further targeted economic sanctions on Belarus. Ian officials. Meanwhile, that opposition activist has appeared on state media Roman pro to Savage said he is confessing to inciting civil unrest and is cooperating with investigators. His supporters say he appeared to be acting under duress. On Sunday, Pretty. Savage was traveling on a Ryanair flight from Greece to Lithuania. And as the flight passed through Belarus Ian airspace, it was ordered to land at the capital, Minsk and try to save it was arrested. NPR's Lucy and Kim reports on why the authorities went to such lengths to catch him. Even before departing the Athens airport Roman Prada ceviche message colleagues that he had noticed a suspicious man following him and taking pictures before he and his girlfriend Sophia Superego got on the flight. When the plane abruptly altered course to make the unplanned landing in Minsk, fellow passengers recalled him saying he would be executed in Belarus. He's considered to be like private enemy off Lukashenka. So we really afraid not only for his freedom, but for his life that's exiled opposition leaders for Atlanta Tekin Oska. Speaking to Britain's Sky News. I'm sure that he's in awful circumstances. I'm sure that he's been tortured. Hours later, a video of protest save it appeared on Belarus. Ian Pro government social media is immune from the Savage confessed to having incited mass disorder. She said it was cooperating with investigators was in good health and being treated well, Roman Pro to say which was born in 1995. A year after Belarus is leader Alexander Lukashenko took power brought to Savage became a political activist as a teenager and later was the editor of next to a Belarus Ian News Channel on the Messaging APP Telegram. He left Belarus in 2019, and when massive anti government protests broke out. Last year, his telegram channel became a key resource for opposition activists to coordinate and plan their actions. Belarusian authorities responded by charging participate with inciting hatred and mass disorder and putting him on a terrorist list. She's an example of a very principled on very effective journalists who knows how to collect information and have to do with this information to the audience. Valerie Kovaleski is taken Oscar's foreign policy adviser and personally knows practice Savage. He's been doing this terrific job for millions of people, but at the same time he comes across as very humble as very intelligent. As very unassuming s. Oh, yeah, He's a very likable person. Kovaleski says Lukashenko feels able to take actions like the diversion of the Ryanair flight because international sanctions against his regime have been too weak Lukashin case really waging a war now against any descent speed inside the country or outside of the country. That's catchy Uglow Lord, a fellow with the Center for European Policy Analysis in Washington. She says Prada savages arrest was motivated by both personal revenge and an attempt to silence all critical media. They pose very direct threats to the regime because their demands could mobilize the population and then they informed people in Belarus. Lukashenko was succeeded for now in crushing Belarus is protest movement, she says, but even more repression will not help him restore his legitimacy. Lucy and Kim NPR NEWS Moscow.
Navalny "A Horrible Skeleton" in Court Appearance After Hunger Strike
"Last week. Here's NPR's Lucienne Kim Alexei Navalny looked gaunt as he appeared on a video monitor with a short head toe appeal. A court ordered fine. According to court reporters, Navalny briefly addressed his wife, Yuliya in the courtroom and joked that he now weighs as much as he did in seventh grade. Vanni ended his hunger strike last week, saying he was getting some of the medical attention. He demanded that he was listening to his doctors who warned his life was in danger. With Navalny locked away. Authorities have targeted his political organization as an extremist group. Bonnie's allies are now disbanding his nationwide network of regional offices to protect activists from prosecution. Lucian Kim. NPR NEWS Moscow This is NPR news lie from news 88 7 in Houston. I
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"Brooklyn Center officer fired her gun it right as he tried to flee in his car. Police officials say she'd intended to fire her Taser Within days. The officer resigning was charged with second degree manslaughter. Deadly encounter took place just miles from where another former Minneapolis police officer Derrick Show, Vin, was tried and later convicted of murdering George Floyd last May. The intensifying scrutiny on the actions of officers expands to coastal North Carolina black leaders in other activists they're calling for the release of body camera footage after the fatal shooting of a black man yesterday by sheriff's deputy NPR's Sarah McCammon reports. Authorities are releasing few details about the shooting. Andrew Brown Jr was shot and killed Wednesday morning, and Elizabeth City, North Carolina as password. Take county sheriff's deputies were trying to serve a search warrant. Sheriff Tommy Wooten says officers were wearing body cameras at the time, but authorities have yet to release that footage. During an emergency meeting of the Elizabeth City Council Councilman Darius Horton said he's tired of black Americans being wrongfully killed by police in city after city. We can't say that happened here yet. We don't have the information, but it needs to be put out in the forefront the body cameras that needs to be released immediately. The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation is leading the investigation. Sarah McCammon, NPR NEWS Virginia Beach. Decades long fight for D C. Statehood came to a vote in the U. S house today. The measure to give D C voting powers in Congress was approved. The bill now faces a steeper battle in the U. S Senate, where Democrats hold a razor thin majority. In Russia. Police made nearly 2000 restaurant protests yesterday of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny. NPR's losing him reports from Moscow. Navalny thanked his supporters in a social media post. Sam in the Siberian city of your could seek Wednesday, protesters called for Alexei Navalny's release from prison people took to the streets and cities large and small across Russia's 11 time zones. Least held back in Moscow. But in Russia's second city, ST Petersburg, activists say more than 800 people were detained. Navalny is on hunger strike to demand medical attention for a condition that may be linked, was poisoning with a rare nerve agent last summer. Russian government's human rights commissioner says Navalny's care, meets international standards and denies he's being treated poorly. Lucy and Kim NPR NEWS Moscow This is NPR news. North Central African nation of Chad is entrenched in a battle for power following the death earlier this week of longtime President Idriss Deby. His son, General Mohammed Idriss Deby has taken over leadership. Chad's opposition leaders of protest in claiming their country has suffered a coded to because the military violated the constitutional succession of power. The military says Idriss Deby died from injuries sustained in an attack on the battlefield. In the government's fight against rebels. Debbie Rule Chad for more than 30 years and was recently elected to 1/6 term. India is reporting the highest daily number of new corona virus infections of any country since the pandemic began. NPR's Lauren Frayer in Mumbai says India's health system is in danger of collapsing Amid a crush of patients and shortages of hospital beds and vaccines. Patients are dying in parking lots outside India's overcrowded hospitals amid shortages of ICU beds, oxygen antiviral drugs, crematoriums can't work fast enough fears are growing. That is the health system collapses. So might law and order their reports of vaccines being stolen oxygen tankers air traveling under police guard to ward off looters with nearly 315,000 new infections confirmed Thursday This is a world record for the pandemic, but it may be only a fraction of India's true caseload. Test kits are also in short supply. Fewer than 10% of Indians have had one vaccine dose and fewer than 2% have had both. Lauren Frayer. NPR NEWS Mumbai I'm Lakshmi Singh. NPR news. Support for NPR comes from NPR stations. Other contributors include Fidelity Wealth Management's Helping Clients develop investing strategies for a tax efficiency. Maura at fidelity dot com slash wealth. Investment minimum supply, Fidelity.
Russia's Navalny on Hunger Strike to Protest Prison Treatment
"Arrests outside the prison where opposition leader Alexei Navalny is on hunger strike to protest a lack of medical attention. NPR's Lucian Kim. Reports from Moscow, a correspondent for CNN, as well as other journalists were briefly detained. Supporters of Alexei Navalny trek to the penal colony about 60 miles east of Moscow, demanding independent doctors be allowed to examine him. Navalny declared a hunger strike last week, saying he was being denied medical care for back pain and the loss of sensation in his legs. On Monday, Navalny's allies said on social media, he had a temperature and bad cough. That three other prisoners were being treated for tuberculosis. Navalny was imprisoned on an old conviction after returning from Germany, where he'd been recovering from a poisoning he blames on President Vladimir Putin. Putin spokesman says Navalny is receiving all necessary medical attention Lucian Kim. NPR
Russia jails journalist Sergei Smirnov over Alexei Navalny protest
"Remarks to the National Prayer breakfast. It's being held. Virtually it has been attended by every president since Dwight Eisenhower, A Russian journalist has been sentenced to 25 days in jail for a retweet that Russian police claim is an illegal called to protest. NPR's Lucy and Kim reports from Moscow. The Kremlin is targeting journalists amid protests over the jailing of opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Sergei Smirnov is the editor of Media Zona, an online news outlet that tracks human rights violations. Police say Smirnoff broke the law with a retweet that contained the time and date of an unauthorized protests supporting Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny. Police detained Smirnoff Saturday while he was out for a walk with his five year old son. Scores of Russian journalists have been detained since the beginning of the demonstrations and news organizations are protesting Smirnoff's jail sentence. President Vladimir Putin spokesman has defended the case against Smirnoff. Calling it absolutely logical. Lucian Kim NPR NEWS
Biden and Putin Agree to Extend Nuclear Treaty
"The Russian Parliament has unanimously ratified a five year extension of an arms control treaty with the United States one day after Vladimir Putin spoke with President Joe Biden by phone. From Moscow. MPR's Lucy and Kim tells us the future of the last agreement between the countries to limit their nuclear arsenals. Renewing the new Start treaty was the main topic of the first phone call between Presidents Biden and Putin. Which the Kremlin says lasted a little more than half a Knauer. Putin, speaking to the World Economic Forum via video conference today warned that the system of global security is falling apart. It was alone at the shark spray them, He said The new start extension was a step in the right direction. Still, Kremlin officials say a reset in U. S. Russian relations is unlikely. The phone call Biden Press Putin about a cyber attack on U. S government agencies, Russian election interference and the poisoning of opposition leader Alexei Navalny with a chemical weapon. Lucian Kim. NPR NEWS Moscow
Protests erupt in Russia after arrest of opposition leader Alexey Navalny
"A wave of protests rolling across Russia today, demonstrators demanding that opposition leader Lexie Navalny be released from jail. The bony was arrested last weekend after returning from Germany, where he was recovering from a poisoning he blames on the Kremlin. NPR's Lucy and Kim is in Moscow, where the main demonstration is being held. The first protests started in the Pacific port of Vladivostok, seven hours east of Moscow, despite warnings from authorities and a heavy police presence. People rallied in support of Alexei Navalny in provincial capitals such as Novosibirsk, Yakutsk and Ka Bar Aske, a city that has seen months of anti government protests since the summer. Activists are reporting arrests. Navalny is an anti corruption campaigner and protest leader who was barred from running against President Vladimir Putin in elections three years ago. After Navalny was jailed, his team released an investigation into a lavish palace allegedly built for Putin. It's been viewed more than 60 million times on YouTube since Tuesday. Lucian Kim. NPR NEWS
Lawmakers pass bill to restrict websites that 'discriminate' against Russian media
"In russia have approved a bill that allows authorities to block foreign websites they deemed discriminatory to russian media. Npr's lucian kim reports from moscow russia's lower house of parliament. The duma passed a law as retaliation against american social media. Companies that explicitly label content produced by russian state media outlets under the legislation. Russian authorities will be able to block or slow. Down such sites kremlin critics like opposition leader alexei navalny have used twitter and youtube to reach millions of russians bypassing censorship on state television president vladimir putin has called for russia come up with its own social media platforms to gain greater control. Another law passed. Wednesday will let the government brand russian citizens as foreign agents if they have ties abroad and require news outlets to label them that way in their reports lucian kim. Npr news moscow.
Armenia, Azerbaijan accuse each other of violating ceasefire
"Fragile ceasefire has gone into effect in Nagorno Karabakh region disputed by the former Soviet Republics of Azerbaijan and Armenia. NPR's Lucy and Kim reports from Moscow that both sides already accusing each other of violating the cease fire. Russian President Vladimir Putin initiated talks in Moscow between the foreign ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan. After more than 10 hours of negotiations, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov appeared before reporters questions over the opponent. He announced a cease fire to allow the warring parties to collect the bodies of soldiers and exchange prisoners. Lavrov said more substantive talks under the auspices of Russia, the U. S and France would follow. Fierce fighting broke out in the garden car back, which saw bloody war in the early 19 nineties that left ethnic Armenians in charge of the region. Azerbaijan is now vowing to take it back. Lucien Kim. NPR News. Moscow Sir by Johns for a minister said today that the cease fire would only last for as long as it takes the Red Cross to arrange for the exchange of the debt.
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"Let's go overseas now to Europe to Belarus where protests continue a month and a half after a presidential election, , an election, , the US and its European allies say was neither free nor fair. . Now, , the country's longtime leader Alexander Lukashenko has been inaugurated for a sixth term in a secret ceremony. . NPR's Lucian Kim reports from Moscow on Wednesday morning Alexander Lukashenko's motorcade race down independence avenue. . In the Belorussian capital Minsk, , he entered the presidential residence filled with hundreds of his loyalists. . Some. . Mortgage. . The inauguration at not been announced. . No foreign delegations, , not even from Russia Lukashenko's strongest backer salsa. . President the. . Lowest Lukashenko took the oath of office with his right hand on the Constitution swearing to serve the Belorussian people. . Whether, , they still want to be served by him is another question. . LUKASHENKA's claimed at one eighty percent of the vote in August. . Presidential election sparked weeks of protests and a brutal police crackdown on demonstrators condemned by human rights organisations. . Lukashenko's main opponent <unk>. . No Ska called the inauguration ceremony a farce and said, , she was the only leader chosen by the Belorussian people. . Belorussians again took to the streets. . Rat you're fired chemistry chanted into town of breast in a video shared widely on social media. . Lukashenko has angered many Belorussians by calling peaceful protesters rats. . After the inauguration crescendo, , put on a military uniform and met with soldiers who pledged loyalty to him. . But look shanks problem is not only that his own people consider him illegitimate. . Most of Europe does to. . Lucian, , Kim NPR News Moscow. .
Weeks After Disputed Election, Belarus President Is Secretly Inaugurated
"Let's go overseas now to Europe to Belarus where protests continue a month and a half after a presidential election, an election, the US and its European allies say was neither free nor fair. Now, the country's longtime leader Alexander Lukashenko has been inaugurated for a sixth term in a secret ceremony. NPR's Lucian Kim reports from Moscow on Wednesday morning Alexander Lukashenko's motorcade race down independence avenue. In the Belorussian capital Minsk, he entered the presidential residence filled with hundreds of his loyalists. Some. Mortgage. The inauguration at not been announced. No foreign delegations, not even from Russia Lukashenko's strongest backer salsa. President the. Lowest Lukashenko took the oath of office with his right hand on the Constitution swearing to serve the Belorussian people. Whether, they still want to be served by him is another question. LUKASHENKA's claimed at one eighty percent of the vote in August. Presidential election sparked weeks of protests and a brutal police crackdown on demonstrators condemned by human rights organisations. Lukashenko's main opponent No Ska called the inauguration ceremony a farce and said, she was the only leader chosen by the Belorussian people. Belorussians again took to the streets. Rat you're fired chemistry chanted into town of breast in a video shared widely on social media. Lukashenko has angered many Belorussians by calling peaceful protesters rats. After the inauguration crescendo, put on a military uniform and met with soldiers who pledged loyalty to him. But look shanks problem is not only that his own people consider him illegitimate. Most of Europe does to. Lucian, Kim NPR News Moscow.
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"Above the health of the people. Lukashenko, accustomed to dissent is having none of it great fanfare. He addressed the nation this week. For an hour and I have government officials set stone faced in a packed hall, neither observing social distancing nor wearing masks. Go. Shankar took credit for defeating the Corona virus, dismissed Oska as an unhappy girl and issued a stark warning before Sunday's election. Good actually So far. This isn't a war. They're not shooting in the streets yet, Lukashenko said billions are being spent in the latest technologies deployed against Belarus. Lukashenko's tried to link it to these shadowy external enemies, but that hasn't stopped her campaign from gathering strength. Still, Artem Schreibman says Lukashenko's reelection is almost guaranteed. Thanks to massive vote rigging and the lack of independent observers. But if I were to bet in some casino like situation, I would probably bet on the regime, but this is not completely clear. The opposition, for its part, is already planning protests. Lukashenko says he's ready for them. Losing Kim NPR NEWS Moscow This is NPR news. It's 6 42 time to check traffic..
Belarus' leader of 26 years warns against election protests
"Says his security forces have arrested US citizens ahead of his country's presidential election Sunday, saying Belarus is facing hybrid warfare. NPR's Lucien Kim. Reports. Belarus has already detained 33 Russian nationalists accused of trying to stir up trouble before the vote. Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko, running for a six term, met with security officials in the capital, Minsk. Somebody. People with American passports and Mary Toe American diplomats have been arrested, Lukashenko said. Last week. The Salish Clara if a native Belarussian, who works as a political consultant in Washington, was arrested during a visit home. He denies working for Lukashenko's opponents, many of whom are in jail. Belarussian opposition, which says Lukashenka will use mass vote rigging to hang on to power is already planning protests. Asian Kim NPR NEWS Moscow The
Russia's Putin Declares State Of Emergency After Fuel Spill In Arctic
"Russia's president Vladimir Putin declared a state of emergency in a remote arctic region of Russia in that region twenty thousand tons of diesel fuel spilled into a river two weeks ago here's NPR's leucine Kim the accident took place at a power plant and no real sick an industrial city north of the Arctic Circle almost two thousand miles from Moscow where than six hundred workers are now collecting the mixture of oil and water the type of criminal scare a local environmentalist says it could take decades for the delicate arctic ecosystem to recover the KFX Israel that I should have been asked of what she told the redox a YouTube channel that auxins could enter the food chain affecting not only aquatic life also the reindeer population for employees of the power plant have been arrested on charges of violating environmental regulations connection will check with them you'll know okay on Thursday a spokeswoman for Russia's investigative committee said on state TV that no real six mayor was being charged with negligence the accident has been compared to the nineteen eighty nine Exxon Valdez spill the one big difference is that the diesel fuel has not reached the open seat today to check out is the chief operating officer of Norilsk nickel which owns the fuel tank he blames global warming for thawing permafrost beneath it and dramatic happen with the temperature right and all of your your tax you go get them back on the ground in a call with investors this week he promised the company would start monitoring the permafrost below its facilities I am repeating again that we are going to have you come across one entrance so now Norilsk nickel is focused on the clean up it estimates the cost at one hundred fifty million dollars the scene Kim NPR news
Russia's Putin Declares State Of Emergency After Fuel Spill In Arctic
"Russia's President Vladimir Putin declared a state of emergency in a remote Arctic. Region of Russia in that region, twenty thousand tons of diesel fuel spilled into a river two weeks ago. Here's NPR's Lucian Kim. The accident took place at a power plant and no risk, an industrial city north of the. Arctic circle almost. Two thousand miles from Moscow, or than six hundred workers are now collecting the mixture of oil and Water Natalia Karma Nov.. Local environmentalists says it could take decades for the delicate Arctic ecosystem to recover the Snow Shania. She told the Redux Youtube. Channel that toxins could enter the food chain, affecting not only aquatic life, but also the reindeer population. Four employees of the power plant have been arrested on charges of violating environmental regulations Bucci Saddam. Thursday a spokesman for Russia's investigative committee sit on state TV that neural six mayor was being charged with negligence. The accident has been compared to the nineteen eighty nine Exxon Valdez spill. The one big difference is that the diesel fuel has not reached the open sea Sergei cheng-kuo is a chief operating officer of neural SC Nickel which owns the fuel tank. He blames global warming Thawing Permafrost Denise it I'm syndrome. Magic Captain Sandwiches Right, and obviously it's actually go back on the ground in a call with investors. This week he promised the company would start monitoring the permafrost below its facilities I am repeating again the going through February monitoring. For now. Norilsk Nickel is focused on the cleanup. It estimates the cost at one hundred fifty million dollars Lucian. Kim Npr News Moscow.
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"Collapse of the reservoir president Vladimir Putin's chastised officials for their slow response to the spill which regional leaders warn is making its way toward the open sea heavy winds rain and cold temperatures are hindering cleanup efforts in the remote area eighteen hundred miles from Moscow Lucy and Kim NPR news Moscow this is NPR news and support for NPR comes from DuckDuckGo privacy company committed to making privacy online symbol used by millions they offer private surgeon tracker blocking with one download DuckDuckGo privacy simplified so I mentioned that Bonnie pointer of the pointer sisters passed away at her home in Los Angeles yesterday at the age of sixty nine and the pointer sisters actually started off as June and Bondi Bonnie pointer called pointers a pair and then the lineup grew to a trio when their sister and needed joined and then they grew to a quartet when their sister Ruth joined in nineteen seventy two I'm gonna play a song that the pointer sisters actually won a Grammy for it they recorded their debut album they began seeing more success and nineteen seventy five they ran won't won a Grammy for best country vocal performance for the song fairytale Serena play that right now in honor of the life of Bonnie pointer on KCRW the to explain the you to move but is news to one they that's the only way it.
Russia detains three as wind complicates Arctic fuel clean-up
"Cleanup efforts continue in a remote arctic region of Russia after fuel tank collapsed last month killing thousands of tons of diesel into a river and here's wishing Kim reports from Moscow environmentalists are comparing this disaster to the nineteen eighty nine Exxon Valdez spill off Alaska Russian state TV reports three top managers of the power plant where the accident took place have been arrested prosecutors say they had not properly maintained the fuel tank that collapsed the owner of the facility mining company Norilsk nickel denies it was negligent and blames thawing permafrost for the collapse of the reservoir president Vladimir Putin's chastised officials for their slow response to the spill which regional leaders warn is making its way toward the open sea heavy winds rain and cold temperatures are hindering cleanup efforts in the remote area eighteen hundred miles from Moscow Lucy and Kim NPR news
September 11 terror attacks remembered 18 years later
"Events are underway in New York City at the Pentagon and near Shanksville Pennsylvania Nia on this eighteen th anniversary of the September eleven terror attacks president trump spoke at the Pentagon this morning. NPR's Greg Murray reports on on a warm sunny morning. President Trump honored the nearly three thousand people who lost their lives in the Al Qaeda tax eighteen years ago he also cited developments in Afghanistan a stand including a Taliban bombing last week in the capital Kabul. We had peace talks scheduled a few days ago. I call them off when I learned that they had killed a great American soldier from Puerto Rico and eleven other innocent people. The president said the US is now hitting back Jack the last four days. We have hit our enemy harder than they have ever been hit before. Trump did not discuss his longer term plans for Afghanistan Greg Mary. NPR News Washington General Motors announcing a major recall Michigan Radio Steve Carmody reports sports. The automaker says millions of pickup trucks and SUV's could have a problem with their breaks. GM says a pump and the power assist breaks can put out less vacuum back in power the needed increasing stopping distance and the risk of a crash. GM says the problems occur rarely in mostly at low speeds. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in has been investigating the brake problems last year the recall covers more than three point four million vehicles including Chevrolet Silverados GMC Sierras Cadillac escalades leads GMC yukons Chevy suburbans Tahoes between the two thousand fourteen and twenty eighteen model years for NPR news. I'm Steve Carmody. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is facing more resistance today. Scotland's highest court says his suspension of parliament is illegal ruling. It was motivated by the improper the purpose of stymying parliamentary debate over brexit the panel is not ordering Johnson to reopen the legislature but some Scottish legislators including Joanna Cherry are now for every moment parliament remains paroled the British government are breaking the law so we as politicians are calling for parliament to be recalled. The case goes to Britain's Supreme Court for full hearing next week. The Arab League is condemning Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Benjamin Netanyahu's vow to annex a large swath of the occupied West Bank if he wins reelection next week. Israel captured the West Bank in the nineteen sixty seven war Palestinians want it as part of a future state Arab League foreign ministers meeting in Cairo say the move would undermine any chance of peace between Israel and the Palestinians Saudi Arabia calls it a dangerous escalation this is NPR North Korea says Kim Jong UN has supervised the test of a new weapon systems. Pyongyang state news agency calls it a super large multiple rocket bucket launcher. The statement comes a day after South Korea said Pyongyang had fired two projectiles into the sea the Kremlin says the US is pursuing suing destructive policies after the trump administration sanctioned to Russian law enforcement officials as NPR's Lucian Kim reports from Moscow the the State Department says the two officers were involved in a crackdown on Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia two years ago Russia's Supreme Court designated Jehovah's Witnesses as as an extremist organization leading to a series of arrests raids and interrogations across the country dozens of Jehovah's Witnesses are awaiting trial on criminal the challenges and in February one church member. A Danish citizen was handed a six year prison term. Amnesty International has designated jailed Jehovah's Witnesses as prisoners seniors of conscience on Tuesday State Department banned to Russian investigators from entering the US saying the torture Jehovah's Witnesses during interogations President Vladimir Putin's spokesman called the sanctions absolutely unacceptable and said that Russia will respond appropriately Lucian Kim NPR News Moscow China says its exempting some US industrial chemicals from the tariff hikes it imposed in response to president trump's tariff increases creases on Chinese imports but Beijing says it'll maintain penalties on soybeans and other major U._S. exports. This is N._P._R.
Young Russian Musicians Struggle Under Government Scrutiny
"Support for this podcast and the following message. Come from Comcast business having the nation's largest gig speed network was just the start. Now, they're providing gig fueled apps and solutions that exceed expectations and help businesses perform Comcast business beyond fast back in the days of the Soviet Union. The government tried to control everything from the way. Young people dressed to the kind of music. They listen to well now generation is coming of age that was born after the collapse of the communist system. Young Russians are rebelling against the rules and regulations of the Putin regime through rap music. Here's NPR's Lucian Kim from Moscow at the end of November Dmitri Kuznetsov a twenty five year old rapper known as husky made headlines when thirty stopped him from performing the southern Russian city of Krasnodar. Husky jumped onto a parked car outside the club and started rapping with fans before being hauled off by policemen. It has latest track poem about the motherland. He raps about the hardships in his gritty hometown eastern Siberia. The book. With McCain skis arrests set up a wave of protests by Russian musicians, but also sparked even more concert bands across the country. The 'electronic music duo ice peak who jokingly call their work audiovisual terror or detained by police at the Novosibirsk train station causing them to miss a scheduled gig their troubles began after they posted a macabre video on YouTube called death. No more. Gutty than me. Yes. Martha sad. I see video lead singer and a C Chris Lynn described setting herself on fire in front of the Russian government building. And things that are blood is pure than the purest drugs on us Puccio obsessionally could heap. It's a descriptive video. We're not revealing anything new in it. We're just saying out loud, the things that people would like to say, but they're afraid to describe the state of mind of a person of our generation who really has nothing to look forward to and can't expect any changes Christly and our partner nNcholas Kristof are both in their mid twenties. Coastal says that young people who may not have cared about politics before are now paying attention because their music is being targeted and what connects young people everywhere he says is the internet systems, Moses due to them. Slow shoots, everyone watches YouTube. Listen to the same American rappers and follows the same TV show that we have a lot in. Common with people our age around the world, I'm more like some guy my age in Mexico than my neighbor, who's two generations older Costello might as well be. Speaking about President Putin who sixty six years old the uproar over the band concerts was so loud, it even reached Putin's attention during a meeting with cultural figures mope approaches than than to get the said rap Brisson three pillars sex, drugs and protests. He said simply banning concerts would be counterproductive, but added that the government's job is to lead and guide youth culture. It wasn't long before a video appeared on YouTube sampling Putin's words into a wrap of zone. Yes. Six. Six. Gil in a meal. Ch- Inca says young people in Russia's large cities are already culturally oriented toward western Europe and follow global trends. When you call my three two. Melting because his communication between the government and young people is broken down because they live in two parallel worlds. She says the authorities are still molded by the Soviet impulse to regulate but that their attempts are bound to fail since Russia's youth cultures diverse and very hard to control Nikolai custody of the group ice peak can confirm that moving his throat on the some dude of discipline says even though half the concerts were canceled on their last tour. They returned home with new inspiration their fans, he says really want to make a change for the better in Russia. Lucian Kim NPR news Moscow. That. With on the McGill. The.
Russia detains US citizen on suspicion of spying
"Washington Russian. Authorities say they have arrested a US citizen in Moscow under suspicion of espionage. NPR's? Lucian Kim has more the FSB Russia's federal security service says it arrested an American named Paul Whalen on Friday while he was engaged in spine. In a short statement. The FSBA said it had opened a criminal investigation against wheel. And for espionage, the US embassy in Moscow had no immediate comment a conviction for espionage carries a sentence of up to twenty years in Russia. The Russian government has fiercely criticised the arrest in the US of Russian citizen Maria Bhutan, July this month. She pleaded guilty to the charge of conspiring to act as a Russian agent as part of a deal with you. As prosecutors Lucian Kim. NPR
Ukraine's leader announces end of 30-day martial law
"Of the coast of Crimea, which Russia annexed in twenty fourteen in Moscow spokesman for the foreign ministry said Russia's counting on western countries. Restrain Ukraine from undertaking. What she called further provocations against Russian forces in the region. Lucian Kim NPR news Moscow. Israeli medias reporting that Israeli officials have confirmed their warplanes struck weapons depots in Syria used by Hezbollah militants and Iranian forces early Wednesday, Syria said three soldiers were wounded, and that it shot down most of these rarely bombs before they reached their target. Israel defense. Forces tweeted that it had prevented the establishment of Iranian military capabilities in Syria. A New Jersey school district says it's wrestling team will no longer compete in matches officiated by referee.
Lyudmila Alexeyeva, ‘Grandmother’ of Russia’s Human Rights Movement, Dies at 91
"Joseph Stalin and later joined the dissident movement typing up and distributing forbidden texts and co founding Russia's oldest human rights group. She was threatened with the rest and finally ended up emigrating to the US or she wrote about the dissident movement and became an American citizen after the fall of the Soviet Union Alekseeva returned to Russia to continue her human rights work Russian President, Vladimir Putin often the. Target of criticism personally visited her with a bottle of champagne on her ninetieth birthday and honored her with a government award last year. Lucian Kim NPR news Moscow. This is NPR support for NPR comes from NPR stations. Other contributors include the Robert Wood Johnson foundation, working to build a culture of health that ensures everyone in America has a fair and just opportunity for health and wellbeing. More at our W J, F dot ORG. December
Tensions rise as Russia fires on Ukrainan vessels, wounding 2
"As NPR's Lucian Kim reports from Moscow the Ukrainian navy says Russia fired on its vessels off the coast of Crimea, which Russian forces occupied and seized in two thousand fourteen since Russia annexed Crimea ships travelling to Ukrainian ports on the sea of Azov have had to travel through a narrow bottleneck the Kerch strait controlled by Russia Russian President Vladimir Putin opened an eleven mile long bridge across the strait this year. On Sunday through cranium naval vessels tried to pass underneath the bridge, but were stopped by the Russian coastguard. Moscow says Ukraine is trying to provoke new hostilities while Kiev says it's continuing to be a target of Russian aggression. Target of Russian aggression. Ukraine is calling for an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security council to address Russia's blockage of the Kerch strait. Lucian Kim NPR news Moscow. President Trump will be back out on the campaign trail
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"Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Laurie London. California Democratic congresswoman Nancy Pelosi is expressing her grief over California's deadliest wildfire on record in the Sierra foothills town of paradise our thoughts and prayers with those who have suffered lost their lives lost their loved ones. Lost their homes impossible to be made whole US national guard troops are scouring the ruins of the town of paradise for any sign of the three hundred people now classified as missing the campfire obliterated much of the town once home to twenty seven thousand people the death toll has also risen to fifty six. It comes as a new wildfire has arrested in southern California near the Ventura County city of Santa Paula that's north west of the area. Scorched by the Wolsey fire that started last week opponents of Russian. President Vladimir Putin are celebrating a symbolic victory following a ruling by Europe's highest human rights court as NPR's Lucian Kim reports from Moscow the French-based court found repeated arrests of Alexia Volney Alexei navalny, emerged as the most vocal and charismatic critic of President Putin during anti-government protests six years ago, the Moscow lawyer was repeatedly detained by police and sued the Russian government for violating basic freedoms such as the rights to liberty a fair trial and assembly on Thursday. The European Court of human rights ruled in favor of Navan and ordered the government to pay me about seventy thousand dollars in damages and court costs, but the Russian government has delayed implementing the court's rulings in the past and at twenty fifteen law gives the thirties to right to disregard them altogether. The ruling in the Nevada case is final and cannot be appealed Lucian, Kim, NPR news Moscow. Country star ROY Clark, the guitar.
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"I'm Dwayne Brown. President Vladimir Putin says Russia. Will maintain good relations with Saudi Arabia while an investigation into the fate of journalists. Jamal kashogi continues in PR's Lucian Kim reports from Moscow Putin has worked hard to develop ties with the Saudi Royal family, speaking at a gathering or foreign experts, President Putin said the US bear some responsibility for Jesus appearance because he was a US resident. Much. It couldn't ask why Russia should spoil relations with Saudi Arabia. When it's not exactly clear what happened to kashogi during the Cold War Moscow had no diplomatic ties. But over the past year, Putin has received both Saudi King Solomon and the crown prince Mohammad bin Salman in the Kremlin. Russia's interested in selling advanced weaponry to Saudi Arabia as well as coordinating. Crude oil production to influence prices earlier this week a high ranking Russian delegation travelled to read right before a visit by secretary of state, Mike Pompeo Lucian, Kim NPR news Moscow, the threat of flooding in central Texas remains high as more rain is expected to fall on the already saturated area. The bodies of two people were found this week. After residents were forced to flee their homes and others had to be rescued recent tropical systems and moisture from the Gulf of Mexico are contributing to large amount of rain, Texas has seen from Austin down to San Antonio that Ben whose voice with the national weather service. Says some of the flooded areas. Could get more rain, we might get a little bit of break after after this maybe a day or so, but we were really just staying in this wet pattern for the next several days. So again, just everybody just needs to stay aware and stay alert, emergency managers, and lent. Laino county just northwest of Austin say they welcome the brief break in the rain today. But say it's not yet safe for people to return home. This is NPR news. And this is WNYC in New York. I'm David first mayor de Blasios downplaying the confusion and concern caused by a letter his democracy and y c initiative sent out thousands of voters across the city this week. The letter said voters had been marked inactive, and that they might have to vote with affidavits on November sixth, but many active voters also got a letter and thought it was a scam to suppress their votes. Some but very few. Were inaccurate look any database. Has the choice of being imperfect apparently that was a database. We got from the board of elections. But the goal was the right goal. The city and state board of elections say they have no record that they gave that list to the mayor's office or to the data company that compiled the inactive voter list for the Email democratic state senators in New York are in the minority in that chamber and usually spent much less on election campaigns than do their Republican rivals, but this year Karen to wit reports. The Democrats are getting some outside help. Governor Cuomo is spending two million dollars on ads that the governor says are aimed at flipping the Senate to the Democrats political action committees or PACS are also benefiting Democrats, including the New York state United teacher's union pack, fighting for our future it spent nearly one and a half million dollars. I'm mailings and ads against several incumbent. Republicans meanwhile, packs affiliated with charter schools, which have given money to the state GOP Senate candidates in the past along with a pack funded by the major real estate companies are largely sitting out the election. Michael so far. A New Jersey transit project that is reducing trains into Penn station has been slowed by years of agency mismanagement that is according to Bloomberg reporter at least young she says, many passengers don't think the ten percent fare discount makes up for the inconvenience. Riders right now are enduring the side effects of having this project wreck that is locomotives have been taken out of service for retrofitting so service has been cut, and there's a lot more crowding on the trains. Young says delays to the installation of positive train control have caused the project to double to the cost of the projects. Doubled to three hundred twenty million dollars. New Jersey transit says it has picked up the pace of the work, and we'll meet at twenty eighteen federal deadline. Fifty degrees right now expecting clear skies the evening as we drop down to a low around forty two degrees. Support for NPR comes from member stations and from Amazon prime video with the Romanovs a new series from.
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"News has been mixed some of bob carr's colleagues said they were relieved he was alive but concern they had damaged the credibility of their profession reporters without borders expressed its deepest indignation with ukrainian security service for using a journalist to play with the facts lucian kim npr news moscow well here's how we learned late this morning that arcadia chingkuo was alive one of our producers was calling around to journalists who worked with them someone who was mourning his death and one of the people we called simon ostrovsky he said look at your tv bob chingkuo isn't dead simon of stuff ski is investigations editor with coda story that's a nonprofit news website and he is on the line now what happened i know you know him because you've reported together from the frontlines of the fighting in ukraine yesterday when the news was breaking that he had been shot that he had been killed you tweeted that he was a brave reporter and then he tweeted something erie in hindsight you wrote at this point i'm just hoping these reports are a mistake what was going through your mind when you when you saw those.
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"The beat other countries lucian kim npr news moscow this is npr news and you're listening to wnyc in new york i'm jamie floyd harvey weinstein has been charged with two counts of rape and one count of committing a criminal sex act the charges stem from incidents with two separate women the disgraced movie mogul turned himself in to the nypd today and was arraigned this morning he posted one million dollars cash bail and agreed to relinquish his passport and to wear a twenty four seven tracking device and to not travel beyond new york and connecticut gotha myths jv nncholas was at the courthouse during weinstein's arraignment and he says ben had in district attorney is still trying to urge other survivors to come forward the da said that the investigation into one activities will continuing implied that there could be further charges coming weinstein did not enter a plea deal he has or a plea rather and he says he never forced anyone to engage in nonconsensual sex we'll have full coverage of the weinstein appearance today on all things considered beginning at four o'clock it's been one year since mayor de blasio promised to crack down on parking placard abuse but twitter is still full of photographs of such abuse the mayor told wnyc's brian lehrer that he is redoubling the city's efforts i am in cowering of this abuse rebound go after it hard and we're going to throw a lot of resources we have in year one we're gonna keep building that enforcement in year two says anyone caught abusing placard faces a serious consequences including fines he's promising an update on the crack account very soon air quality alerts in effect otherwise hot eighty six degrees at three zero six support for npr comes from constant contact with email marketing tools that include drag and drop editing and customizable templates learn more at constant contact.
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"Live from npr news in washington i'm korva coleman president trump has just tweeted that the antiquated meeting between him and north korean leader kim jong un will be held next month in singapore npr serra mccamman has more from the white house in a tweet moments ago president trump announced that the meeting will be on june twelfth in singapore he says the quote highly anticipated meeting between kim jong un and myself will take place in singapore on june twelve we will both try to make it a very special moment for world peace the president has been teasing this meeting the details of the meeting for for a while now saying the past couple of days that the details would be out soon and in usual trump fashion he is releasing them directly to the public on twitter npr ceramic mckim and at the white house the news comes as north korea released three americans who'd been held in detention the americans flew to a military base outside washington this morning and were greeted by trump russia says the trump administration is violating a un security council resolution by withdraw from the iran nuclear deal npr's lucian kim reports from moscow russia says it will do what it can to preserve the agreement russian foreign minister sergei lavrov met with german counterpart heiko maas in moscow today there two countries are both signatories to the twenty fifteen iran nuclear deal who's you do of millicent lover of said the deal wasn't just about lifting sanctions on iran so what about stabilizing the region and preventing the spread of nuclear weapons he said russia would consult with germany and the other signatories on how to save the deal that effectively froze iran's ability to develop a nuclear weapon lover of also said russia would resist trump administration attempts to force third countries to comply with what he called illegitimate us sanctions russia which helped iran develop its civilian nuclear program is also allied with iran and syria civil war lucian kim npr news moscow italian antiterrorism police have arrested fourteen people on charges of financing terror groups in the middle east npr soviet pohjola reports the suspects are believed to have funneled more than two million dollars to the alnusra front in syria police arrested eleven syrians and three moroccans in the northern city of benicia and the island of sardinia another sixteen people are being sought on suspicion of money laundering and other financial crimes linked to.
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"The only reason for optimism is that nuclear war between russia and the united states is still unthinkable lucian kim npr news moscow things are not getting any easier for facebook as the tech giant continues to face questions about how the data of fifty million users got into unauthorized hands congress wants facebook ceo mark zuckerberg himself to testify while the federal trade commission continues to investigate whether the company violated a two thousand eleven consent decree demands for the government to do something to protect user privacy raise the question what might effective regulation of facebook even look like with us now to explore that question is jessica rich the former head of the ftc's bureau of consumer protection welcome hello elsa jessica yu helped shape the ftc consent decree back in two thousand eleven right i did what went through your mind when you were first hearing these stories about what happened with cambridge analytic and facebook well like many people my reaction was are you kidding the facts here of allowing third party to have unfettered access to user data and not exercising the kind of care for facebook users that they should where the exact same facts that drove us to take action against them in two thousand eleven and that led to the order there now under and can you just remind us what those facts were that led to the two thousand eleven order well it was pretty similar to the facts here it was all about sharing data contrary to user expectations and preferences they overrode consumer's preferences to make private information public including your friends lists they allowed third party apps to access virtually everything they claim to verify the security of third party apps and they didn't and they said they didn't share information with advertisers when they did it's eerily familiar eerily familiar it's all about allowing third parties unrestricted access to user data contrary to user preferences and expectations and the penalties for violating that twenty eleven consent decree they're huge it's forty thousand dollars per violation so you multiply that across fifty million users talking about billions of dollars potentially that facebook faces in fines why would a number like that billions of dollars a potential fines not serve as enough of a deterrent for a company like facebook.
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"The country's economic problems loosing kim npr news moscow exxon mobil is planning to withdraw from a joint venture with russian statecontrolled oil company rosneft npr's jeff brady reports the company made that decision after the us government expanded sanctions against russia exxon mobil struck a deal with rosneft in 2011 that included drilling in russia's arctic region back then us secretary of state rex tillerson was exxon ceo a few years later the us sanctioned russia because of its invasion of ukraine in the crimean peninsula last year the us find exxon for doing business with rosneft ceo the company challenged that fine also last year sanctions on russia were expanded for allegedly interfering in the us presidential election now exxon plans to withdraw from the rosneft deal says doing so will result in an aftertax loss of two hundred million dollars jeff brady npr news stocks are trading on lower on wall street at this hour the dow is down 53 points at twenty four thousand nine seventy nine the nasdaq down five points the s p down four you're listening to npr news from washington this is wnyc i'm should meet the best sue in new york closing arguments in the trial of joseph per cocoa a former top aide to new york governor andrew cuomo is set to wrap up later today over five weeks of testimony prosecutors have tried to prove that per cocoa took bribes for doling out favours and jobs the case has revealed unsavory details about how.
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"Blatter putin says he is ready to turn a new page in relations with united states even as he accuses the us government of violating russian journalists freedom of speech and here's lucienne kim reports putin made the remarks from vietnam into president trump during a summit of asiapacific leaders president putin said he was disappointed that russian state media would be required to register as foreign agents in the us as a result he said us media in russia would be subject to reciprocal measures putin said it was too bad that scheduling problems prevented him from having a sitdown meeting with president trump during the twoday summit but the two leaders did speak briefly and later released a joint statement on syria putin called accusations of russian interference in last year's election nonsense and said the kremlin was ready to move on he praise trump as friendly and cultivated and said the two leaders her still have plenty of vicious to talk about trade lose him kim npr news moscow and battle gop senate nominee roy more is fighting allegations of sexual misconduct with a minor forty years ago that controversy is not having a negative impact on his support in parts of this solid red state sure will steward of member station wba gem has more republicans in the state of you heels a middleclass suburb of birmingham uh obama repeatedly cheered embattled us senate kennedy judge roy moore at a saturday meeting supporters like businessman guy carter vowed not to let controversially become a distraction in fact of stepped up my game to hill campaigned for him and just donated some monitors campaign today carter left the republican club meeting with an arm load of roy and more yard science more alabama's former chief supreme court justice faces doug jones energy simple special election alabama has had a democrat in.
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"Comply a jury in moscow has as found five men guilty of carrying out the murder of russian opposition leader boris nemtsov and lucy and kim reports from moscow the five suspects all have roots in the southern russian province of chechnya whose leader has threatened opposition politicians in the past boris nemtsov who vocally opposed russia's military intervention in ukraine was gone on down outside the kremlin in february two thousand fifteen a former chechens servicemen named so we're the dive and four accomplices were found guilty the five men maintained their innocence the prosecution and lawyers representing the nemtsov family disagree over who ordered the murder chechnya's prokremlin leader rams on qadeer of has called russian opposition figures the enemies of the people and traders the sentence in the trial is expected next week loosing kim npr news moscow at last check on wall street the dow jones industrial average was down one hundred forty five points more than half a percent at twenty one thousand three hundred nine from washington this is npr news this is wnyc and new york i'm should meet the best deal to subway maintenance supervisors are suspended without pay in the wake of tuesday's a train derailment in harlem the mta says two cars jumped the tracks because a piece of replacement rail was improperly stored in the tunnel nearly three dozen people were injured and hundreds had to be evacuated the mta says it's now inspecting all tracks to make sure work material is properly secured after weeks of false starts on the gop effort to replace the affordable care act some area lawmakers are calling for a more bipartisan approach dan donovan is the republican congress men for sand island he appeared on msnbc yesterday with brooklyn democrat hakeem jeffries donovan says the only way for republicans to improve on obamacare is to cross the aisle came and i both voted 'no on the replacement plan that was before by the house i would like to see democrats republicans all get together find out how we give help of broken healthcare policy a vote on the senate version of the.