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"laura becker" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

05:24 min | 3 weeks ago

"laura becker" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"Run. Candace P. EDT explains how Haitians have been reacting Haiti at the moment is going through. I guess a tense calm people are staying indoors. There's a lot of fear about the situation that it could Boil over into more violence and and Reprisals, and there's a lot of uncertainty about the political instability. The interim Prime Minister Claude Joseph, had announced the state of siege and says he is in charge. But there's been a leadership bid emerging against him. So they have no president. No working Parliament since the postponement of elections in 2019, and now two men claiming to be prime minister. Police in Venezuela have closed off roads in the capital Caracas amid raging gun battles between security forces and armed groups. The authorities are offering rewards of up to half a million dollars for criminal bosses fighting to expand their territory that gangs have moved from the city slums into residential areas as they battle for control of one of the main corridors linking Caracas to the west of the country. South Sudan is marking the 10th anniversary of its independence with little fanfare, its population advised to celebrate at home because of coronavirus President Salva Kiir has blamed international sanctions for his country's dire straits. Its economy becomes by five years of conflict. South Sudan's most prominent peacemaker, bishop emeritus parried a Taliban said tensions remained from the fight for independence. Country. We have been built after suffering from many wars. Still, people have such feeling in that hutch, so they need a lot of healing before coming back, like other countries. South Korea is to tighten coronavirus restrictions in the capital, Seoul after recording its highest daily rising infections since the coronavirus pandemic began from Monday, Schools will be closed and no more than two people will be allowed to meet in public after six in the evening, Laura Becker reports. South Korea has managed to keep coronavirus case numbers low and keep the country out of lockdown throughout the pandemic, But now it's facing its biggest rise in cases yet. More than 1300. People have been confirmed with Covid 19 in the last 24 hours, most of them in their twenties and thirties and in the capital city, Seoul. Although the restrictions officially come into effect for Monday, the prime minister has urged people to start adhering to them from today, South Korea has struggled to get hold of vaccines and just 10% of the population have been fully jabbed. BBC news. Footage has been broadcast in Mexico of a brother of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, receiving an envelope stuffed with cash allegedly filmed in 2015 verified it would be the second time a brother of a man who campaigned on an anti corruption ticket has been witnessed accepting money on both occasions. The man handing over the cash is David Leong. An adviser to Mr Lopez Obrador. The Olympic torch relay has reached Tokyo Prefecture two weeks before the games begin. No crowds were allowed in to watch as the flame was carried on stage in Atlanta and handed to the governor of Tokyo Eureka Co. Ikea Rupert Wingfield. Hayes. Reports this morning should have been a moment of high excitement, the beginning of the final stage of the Olympic torch relay as it makes its way to its final destination at the Olympic Stadium in two weeks time. Instead, the torch was presented on an almost empty sports field doused with rain, and with only a few officials and media present, there will be no relay through the capital. No cheering crowds lining the streets. Instead, Tokyo is being put under another state of emergency. Covid infections had been rising steadily here for the last three weeks, and it has become all too obvious. The current covid restrictions are no longer working. A California judge has ruled that victims of a synagogue shooting two years ago can sue the manufacturer of the semi automatic assault rifle used in the attack. The plaintiffs allege that Smith and Wesson New, There are 15 style semiautomatic rifle could be easily modified into an assault weapon and had marketed the weapon misleadingly. 14 year old girl from Louisiana has become the first African American to win the annual national spelling competition. Zyla Avant garde took the top prize with the word of Mariah a type of tropical tree. She'd already impressed the judges by correctly spelling out queer, ammonium and solid angle. It She's won $50,000 BBC news. Thank you for that news and welcome to news day on the BBC World service, with bowler and James coming up a view from Sudan on the 10th anniversary of the south, gaining independence. A special report from deep in the South China Sea, where the Chinese are accused of blocking fishing grounds can keep up with the program by following BBC World Service on Facebook and Twitter. And you can send Bola and me a text message on anything you hear on news day Our number is plus 4 +477 86 2050 85. First the latest developments in Haiti, where police say mercenaries made up of mostly retired Colombian soldiers assassinated President Juvenal Moist. On Wednesday, The head of police told reporters that the group comprised.

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"laura becker" Discussed on WBEZ Chicago

WBEZ Chicago

04:39 min | 4 months ago

"laura becker" Discussed on WBEZ Chicago

"Security forces in Myanmar are reported to have shot dead at least 16 people demonstrating against the military coup in the main city of Yangon. Local media say troops fired into a crowd protesting outside a police station. Laura Becker reports. Pictures show a city shrouded in smoke and tear gas with multiple reports of gunfire. Security forces shot into a crowd, which had gathered outside a police station to protest the military coup. Demonstrations have been held throughout the night, including candlelight vigils as people gathered despite a chilling state TV message that protesters would be shot in the head on the back. Earlier, military generals gathered to celebrate Armed Forces Day We leader men online promised to hold elections but gave no date. He said his army wanted to safeguard democracy activist groups clean it more than 320 people, including Children have been killed following the coup against the elected government on February the first President Biden has condemned a new electoral law passed in Georgia, saying it's clearly designed to prevent black people from voting. The measure makes it harder to vote by post on Titan's identification requirements. David Willis reports. President Biden called the Georgia law an atrocity and said it was clearly designed to prevent black people from voting. And in a reference to laws that legalized racial segregation in the south. He referred to it as Jim Crow in the 21st century. Georgia law places tougher restrictions on voting by mail and even bands, people from offering food or water to those standing in line at polling stations. Black and Latino voters tend to favor Democrats and Joe Biden was the first Democratic candidate to win the presidential race in Georgia in nearly three decades. Tougher restrictions have come into force in Poland, where Corona virus infections are at record levels. Adam Eastern, is in Warsaw. Prime Minister Matteo Smarter Viets. Key said the country is experiencing its most difficult moment since the pandemic began. Many hospitals are reporting shortages not just of beds and equipment but have trained staff. It's tomorrow. Viets, he said. If the infection rate continues to accelerate a most experts say the third wave here is yet to peak and the health system will no longer be able to cope. Officials of urge poles to work from home where possible and refrain from traveling during Easter. Churches in this deeply Catholic country will remain open, but the number of people allowed to attend mass has been further reduced. Brazil has recorded 3650 deaths from covert 19 in 24 hours, it's highest daily figure. Since the pandemic began. Corona virus infections are being driven by a new variant that's thought to be more contagious. This is the latest world news from the BBC. Police in Britain have used dogs and battles to disperse about 1000 demonstrators in the southwestern city of Bristol. The crowd had gathered against a bill going through parliament. That would give police more powers to restrict street protests in England and Wales. It was the third such clash in less than a week. Voting has begun in an important regional election in India that has come to be seen as a crucial test of support for the BJP government on Bronson at the Rajan reports. It's been gold in eastern India. It's a key battleground for the Hindu nationalist BJP as it aims to extend its national domination. The one Lee obstacle to a decisive victory. It's Mamata Banerjee, a firebrand regional leader who has single handedly taken on the might off the BJP. He was hoping for a third consecutive term. The state also has a sizable Muslim population on Miss Banerjee alleges that the Hindu nationalist BJP wants to destroy communal harmony. America's first lady has paid tribute to the American Children's. Also Beverly Cleary, who's died in California aged 104 Jill Biden tweeted that millions of girls saw themselves in Ramona Quimby. One of Kerry's best known characters. Beverly Cleary sold 85 million books worldwide, working as a library, and she turned to writing when a boy asked her where he could find books that reflected lives more like his own. The online sale has enabled a monastery in France to get rid of 4000 cheeses it had been unable to sell because of coronavirus restrictions. The historic Sito Abby,.

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The Biden administration has reached out to North Korea, seeking to prevent further escalation

WLRN News Programming

00:44 sec | 5 months ago

The Biden administration has reached out to North Korea, seeking to prevent further escalation

"Says he's been trying to contact North Korea since February, but there's been no response. A senior officials had. The White House has attempted to reach Pyongyang in several different ways to try to prevent a possible escalation in tensions, Laura Becker reports. State media in Pyongyang has yet to acknowledge the new U. S. President Joe Biden has an end to fill policy to view on North Korea, which will be unveiled in the next month. Donald Trump's efforts included three high profile meetings with Kim Jong UN but failed to persuade him to give up his nuclear weapons. The U. S Secretary of state Antony Blinken. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin are on their way to talk you and saw this week we're Pyongyang's arsenal is expected to be high on the agenda.

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"laura becker" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

05:57 min | 6 months ago

"laura becker" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"So mistaking their savings in a financial vehicle that still uncertain and mostly unregulated. Why are these digital currencies gaining in popularity? Outside the control of banks and governments. Some say the crypto currency world is like entering a dangerous digital jungle populated with unscrupulous predators waiting to pounce. Enthusiasts argue it's a rapidly developing alternative to the expensive mainstream banking system. Are they misguided? Are the virtual coins actually worth anything? Or is it little more than a sophisticated digital scam? But as more traditional investors get in on the action on the Chinese government starts to trial, its own digital currency of these, the signs that crypto currencies are here to stay. That's the real story after the news Hello. I'm Justine Greene with the BBC News. The jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is due back in court today on defamation charges. It comes as the European Union's top diplomat, Joseph Burrell, visits Moscow for talks with the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. You has criticized the mass arrest of opposition protesters in Russia. Sarah Rainsford is in Moscow. The defamation case, which was postponed while Mr Navalny recovered from an attempt to kill him, stems from a video released last summer to promote controversial changes to Russia's constitution, which ultimately allows President Putin to extend his time in the Kremlin. In June, Mr Navalny tweeted that those involved in the video with the shame of the country on corrupt lacquers of the state. He was then accused of offending the honor and dignity of a war veteran who appears in the clip alongside a number of public figures. Study in South Korea is shown a serious increase in mental health problems during the pandemic. One in five adults surveyed said they were risk of depression five times The figure in 2018 Laura Becker reports from Seoul. This is the latest survey to sound the alarm about a developing mental health crisis in South Korea, which has been exacerbated by the covert 19 pandemic. Nearly four million people who've been directly affected by the coronavirus including frontline medical workers. Contacted the government one help line and almost two million would've fared for counseling. Cases of suicide among women in their late teens and early twenties is causing particular concern. Experience believe that the closure of schools and universities limited opportunities for young people to meet This may have had an effect on their mental health. The British government has announced that UK residents returning from Corona virus hot spots from February the 15th We need to self isolating government approved hotels for 10 days. Travelers from countries at high risk from covert 19 variants. We need to pay the estimated $2000 bill themselves his own political correspondent in Watson. Documents seen by the BBC suggest the restrictions could last initially until March. The 31st Participating hotels would be used solely for according to the guests on would be required to work with government approved security staff who would patrol both indoors and outdoors. Government sources have said that expect around 1000 people to face quarantine each day initially, but the prospect of paying for secure accommodation could see numbers swiftly reduce President Biden has said the United States will end its support for the simple Saudi Arabia offensive military campaign in Yemen, including arms sales. Mr Biden said the six year conflict against Houthi rebels had created a humanitarian catastrophe a must come to an end. But he said the U. S would continue to help the Saudis defend themselves against missile attacks from Iranian backed forces. BBC news. The military in Myanmar has detained another senior leader from Ansan suit Cheese National League for Democracy Party as it tightens its grip on the country when Tain was taken from his home in Yangon early on Friday. Phone call with the BBC. He said he was being arrested under sedition laws. In an unprecedented move, the U. S House of Representatives has voted to expel a Republican congresswoman from two committees for endorsing baseless conspiracy theories and advocating political violence. Social media posts before she was elected Marjorie Taylor Greene claim that school shootings and the 9 11 attacks have been staged. Before the vote, Miss Green recanted some of her false statements. Plays and officials participating in the Australian Open, who were tested after a Corona virus scare have returned negative results. They've been forced into isolation on Thursday after a worker at one of the events quarantine hotels tested positive. After testing negative. The players were back on the tennis courts in Melbourne Park. Our correspondent Sharma Khalili is at the venue. I must tell you that you know, Melbourne Park feels and sounds. Very, very different today from on Lee 24 hours ago. This was old but deserted yesterday because of the more than 500 players, officials and coaches that were forced into isolation because of that one Cove in 19 positive tests that came back for a worker in one of the tournaments of quarantine hotels. 26 year old man is now confirmed to have contract ID the UK strain of the virus. But all of those who were tested have come back with negative results, much to the delight and the relief of the organizer's Scientists working in northern Madagascar have discovered what they think may be the smallest reptile on Earth. The male nano chameleon measures just 22 millimeters from nose to tail. Its body is about the size of a sunflower seed. BBC news. This is the real story for the BBC. I'm with a lush are with your weekly deep dive into a story that's making news and changing lives on. While much of the global economy continues to.

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Kim Jong-un Opens Party Congress With Admission of Failures

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00:53 sec | 7 months ago

Kim Jong-un Opens Party Congress With Admission of Failures

"Jong Eun, has acknowledged his country's economic difficulties in a speech opening the ruling Workers Party Congress. Mr Kim said the most recent five year plan fell extremely short of the party's goals. With the latest for US Laura Becker. Reports from Seoul, Kim Jong until delegates that his economic goals had gone unfulfilled on the country's mistakes had to be boldly admitted. He emphasized the state message of self reliance, but it's unclear how he will overcome one of the country's bleakest years in decades. North Korea has kept its borders closed to prevent the spread of covert 19. The blockade has caused trade with me and ally and neighbor China to plummet by our own 80% devastating typhoons and floods have damaged homes and crops on the country remains under strict international sanctions. World needs from

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Moon, Abe meet briefly, agree to more talks to settle row

BBC World Service

00:51 sec | 1 year ago

Moon, Abe meet briefly, agree to more talks to settle row

"The president of South Korea and the Japanese prime minister have held their first meeting at every year in a bid to ease tensions between the two countries moon J. N. and shins Abbe met on the sidelines of the ASEAN summit of Asian nations in Bangkok from Seoul Laura Becker reports an eleven minute conversation between the leaders of South Korea and Japan may not sound like much but in diplomatic terms this is tentative progress ties between the two US allies at their lowest in decades after six Kitty is top court ordered Japanese firms to compensate some wartime forced laborers the feud spilled into trade and security issues the south Korean presidential office said today's brief discussion was friendly and CDS president moon has suggested high level talks to try to resolve the

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"laura becker" Discussed on Global News Podcast

Global News Podcast

01:57 min | 3 years ago

"laura becker" Discussed on Global News Podcast

"Big progress is how president trump described north korea's decision to suspend its nuclear and intercontinental ballistic missile tests this is how the announcement was made on north korean state television should share peci each pagan will egypt north korea will stop nuclear tests and laundries of intercontinental ballistic missiles from april the twenty had she on changing together and t suspension of nuclear test in a transparent manner the republic's northern nuclear side will be abolished hengel get north korean leader kim jong un said his country no longer needed to conduct nuclear tests all intercontinental ballistic missiles because it has completed its goal of developing nuclear weapons if this last point the country achieving its long stated ambition which concern some of its neighbors japan's defense minister it sooner or on a dera says the halting of test doesn't mean anyone should let down that god with pyongyang but that's a statement makes no reference to the north abandoning short and medium range ballistic missiles international community demands that north korea give up all its weapons of mass destruction and ballistic missile program in a complete verifiable and irascible way this is not the time to ease international pressure nevertheless the decision is a sea change for mr kim who has used the threat of nuclear weapons to strengthen his position in rows with south korea japan and the us it comes ahead of a summit between mr kim and the south korean president moon jae in the communist leader is expected to meet president trump how correspondence in so laura becker told my colleague julia marshall while the north korean leader mate this diplomatic move he seems to be laying the groundwork for what he says is a new focus he's going to focus simply on the economy now when it comes to this kind of announcement the.

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"laura becker" Discussed on Global News Podcast

Global News Podcast

01:57 min | 3 years ago

"laura becker" Discussed on Global News Podcast

"Big progress is how president trump described north korea's decision to suspend its nuclear and intercontinental ballistic missile tests this is how the announcement was made on north korean state television should share peci each pagan will egypt north korea will stop nuclear tests and laundries of intercontinental ballistic missiles from april the twenty had she on changing together and t suspension of nuclear test in a transparent manner the republic's northern nuclear side will be abolished hengel get north korean leader kim jong un said his country no longer needed to conduct nuclear tests all intercontinental ballistic missiles because it has completed its goal of developing nuclear weapons if this last point the country achieving its long stated ambition which concern some of its neighbors japan's defense minister it sooner or on a dera says the halting of test doesn't mean anyone should let down that god with pyongyang but that's a statement makes no reference to the north abandoning short and medium range ballistic missiles international community demands that north korea give up all its weapons of mass destruction and ballistic missile program in a complete verifiable and irascible way this is not the time to ease international pressure nevertheless the decision is a sea change for mr kim who has used the threat of nuclear weapons to strengthen his position in rows with south korea japan and the us it comes ahead of a summit between mr kim and the south korean president moon jae in the communist leader is expected to meet president trump how correspondence in so laura becker told my colleague julia marshall while the north korean leader mate this diplomatic move he seems to be laying the groundwork for what he says is a new focus he's going to focus simply on the economy now when it comes to this kind of announcement the.

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"laura becker" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030

WBZ NewsRadio 1030

01:47 min | 3 years ago

"laura becker" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030

"A little bit slippery he left out boston but we're going to get some to our area will get a wintry mix that isn't expected to amount to anything a little slush on grass and cars an american service member killed in a roadside explosion in syria is being identified the defense department says master sergeant jonathan dunbar was killed alongside british serviceman friday after an iep exploded near their patrol five others were injured in that blast the thirty six year old from austin texas began military service in two thousand five and had deployed wants to afghanistan and wants to iraq his death is the second us combat death to happen in syria the attack happened today after president trump told a group of union workers you know high oh if his intentions to get out of syria the trump administration has frozen two hundred million dollars of aid promise to the country the us and south korea are kicking off their annual joint military exercises delayed by a month because of the winter olympics the bbc's laura becker reports a month monthlong field exercise known as operation full eagle involves nearly three hundred thousand south korean troops on twenty four thousand americans the pentagon said it will not involve any nuclear submarines north korea's state run news agency said the drills would bring the dark clouds of war over the peninsula but kendra and reportedly told says korean officials in pyongyang last month that he understood the have to go ahead the exercises come about a month ahead of a summit later this month between north and south korea take a look at the roads traffic and weather delay we got to leave a home now at five am just to get ahead of traffic jam whether on the mass pike won twenty games on the lower deck we never.

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"laura becker" Discussed on WTMJ 620

WTMJ 620

02:13 min | 3 years ago

"laura becker" Discussed on WTMJ 620

"Teenagers are in custody following a chase that ended in a crash near thirty second and minor key saturday afternoon greenvale police attempted to pull the vehicle over near south ridge mall when the van took off greenfield police spotted the vehicle and determined it was stolen after running the plates the chase ended up on side streets where this man who didn't want to be identified had to avoid the vehicle from it towards me almost seventy eighty miles per hour my life flashed in front of me lucky are seen him and i would move it over the way the teens only had minor injuries nobody else was hurt the us and south korea are beginning monthlong military exercise even as the two countries are taking tentative steps toward a meeting with pyongyang bbc correspondent laura becker reports the monthlong field exercise known as operation full eagle involves nearly three hundred thousand south korean troops and twenty four thousand ricans the pentagon said it will not involve any nuclear submarines north korea's state run news agency said the drills would bring the dark clouds of war over the peninsula but kendra reportedly told south korean officials pyongyang last month that he understood they have to go ahead the first group of russian diplomats expelled from the us has arrived in moscow i'm tom foty there are a lot of diplomats and probably some spies on the move or stir nations and russia have been kicking out each other's embassy and consular staff by the dozen in the fallout from the nerve agent poisoning of a former spy and his daughter in england britain blames that on russia some of the russians ordered out from this country we're seeing taking buses from the embassy tom foty cbs news washington is now in its forty eighth season calling baseball games atlanta braves play by play man jim powell worked with you for thirteen years and says no one is funnier than mr baseball his favorite hobby unfortunately was trying to find a way to make me laugh uncontrollably preferably went on drinking a soda or sipping some water and spit it out or better yet if i'm doing play by play or doing the pre or post game show coming up on monday you can hear powell and many of euchre's other former partners pay homage to mr baseball during our opening day coverage here i'm wtmj space asian are.

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"laura becker" Discussed on WTMJ 620

WTMJ 620

02:16 min | 3 years ago

"laura becker" Discussed on WTMJ 620

"Teenagers are in custody following a chase that ended in a crash near thirty second and minor key saturday afternoon greenvale police attempted to pull the vehicle over near south ridge mall when the van took off greenfield police spotted the vehicle and determined it was stolen after running the plates the chase ended up on side streets were this man who didn't want to be identified had to avoid the vehicle towards me almost seventy eighty miles per hour my life flashed in front of me lucky i've seen him and renewed over got the way the teens only had minor injuries nobody else was hurt the us and south korea are beginning a month long military exercise even as the two countries are taking tentative steps toward a meeting with pyongyang bbc correspondent laura becker reports the monthlong field exercise known as operation full eagle involves nearly three hundred thousand south korean troops and twenty four thousand americans the pentagon said it will not involve any nuclear submarines north korea's state run news agency said the drills would bring the dark clouds of war over the peninsula but kendra reportedly told south korean officials in pyongyang last month that he understood they had to go ahead the first group of russian diplomats expelled from the us has arrived in moscow a lot of diplomats and probably some spies on the move western nations and russia have been kicking out each other's embassy and consular staff by the dozen in the fallout from the nerve agent poisoning of a former spy and his daughter in england britain blames that on russia some of the russians ordered out from this country we're seeing taking buses from the embassy tom foty cbs news washington euchre is now in its forty eighth season calling baseball games atlanta braves play by play man jim powell worked with you for thirteen years and says no one is funnier than mr baseball his favorite hobby unfortunately was trying to find a way to make me laugh uncontrollably preferably when i'm drinking a soda or sipping some water and spit it out or better yet if i'm doing play by play or doing the pre or post game show coming up on monday you can hear powell and many of euchre's other former partners pay homage to mr baseball during our opening day coverage here on wtmj space asian are closely monitoring chinese space station.

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"laura becker" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030

WBZ NewsRadio 1030

02:28 min | 3 years ago

"laura becker" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030

"Pickup would need to be built in the us jeff gilbert four cbs news new york an american service member killed in a roadside explosion in syria is being identified the defense department says master sergeant jonathan dunbar was killed alongside a british serviceman on friday after an i e d exploded near their patrol five others were injured in that blast the thirty six year old from austin texas began his military service in two thousand five and had deployed wants to afghanistan and wants to iraq his death is the second us combat death to happen in syria the attack happened today after president trump told the group of union workers in ohio of his intentions to get out of syria the trump administration has frozen two hundred million dollars of aid promised to the country the us and south korea are kicking off their annual joint military exercises delayed by a month because of the winter olympics the bbc's laura becker with that monthlong field exercise known as operation full eagle involves nearly three hundred thousand south korean troops and twenty four thousand americans the pentagon said it will not involve any nuclear submarines north korea's state run news agency said the drills would bring the dark clouds of war over the peninsula but kim jong and reportedly told says korean officials in pyongyang last month that he understood the had to go ahead the exercises come about a month ahead of summit later this month between north and south korea the leadership board of the mormon church has some newly added diversity abc's brian clark reports when i walked in i felt a blessing johnny duke attended the first of two general conferences for the mormon church this year i never been where thousands of god people is assembled in history was made during the gathering in salt lake city ninety three year old president russell m nelson became the seventeenth prophet of the church its new leader insult diversity added to the leadership board below him he lets see soares of brazil became the first ever latinamerican apostle garrett w gong a chineseamerican the first ever of asian descent the board was previously all white brian clark abc news the producer of the nineteen eightyfive classic we are the world music video has died our g molly died thursday at a hospital in california he was seventy two malley win an emmy for the.

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"laura becker" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

01:46 min | 3 years ago

"laura becker" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"Metal detector have their id checked against a list of registered voters and be handed a paper ballot with eight names on it those names include vladimir putin who seeking a fourth term that would leave him in power until twenty twenty four the main point of suspense is how many russians will turn out a lot of voters say they're bored after eighteen years of putin others are choosing to skip what one voter called a charade mary louise kelley npr news moscow representatives from the us north korea and south korea are meeting in finland the bbc's laura becker reports they're expected to prepare for a possible meeting between president trump and north korean leader kim jong un the meeting will include a senior north korean diplomat his responsible for north american affairs to we can ill was spotted at beijing international airport boarding a flight for finland this is korean government would only confirm it was sending a delegation and at the meeting with involve a north korean official and former us officials and experts it comes nine days after president trump agreed to meet kim jong although north korea has so far failed comment on the potential summit the bbc's laura bicker meanwhile a summit of southeast asian leaders today called on pyongyang to halt its nuclear missile activities this is npr this is wnyc in new york i'm david i two more new york men have been identified as among the seven servicemembers killed in western iraq when their helicopter crashed the department of defense says captain andrea so kief staff sergeant dash and briggs were among the new york air national guard members who died on thursday the men were part of a sevenmember team that also included fellow new yorkers captain christopher's.

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"laura becker" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

01:50 min | 3 years ago

"laura becker" Discussed on KQED Radio

"A paper ballot with eight names on it those names include vladimir putin who seeking a fourth term that would leave him in power until twenty twenty four the main point of suspense how many russians will turn out a lot of voters say they're bored after eighteen years of putin others are choosing to skip what one voter called assure aid mary louise kelley npr news moscow representatives from the us north korea and south korea are meeting in finland the bbc's laura becker reports they're expected to prepare for a possible meeting between president trump and north korean leader kim jong un the meeting will include a senior north korean diplomat who's responsible for north american affairs we can ill was spotted at beijing international airport boarding a flight for finland the south korean government would only confirm it was sending a delegation and that the meeting would involve a north korean official and former us officials and experts it comes nine days after president trump agreed to meet kim jong although north korea has so far failed comment on the potential summit the bbc's lar becker meanwhile a summit of southeast asian leaders today called on pyongyang to halt its nuclear missile activities this is npr and from k weedy news i'm tiffany cam high we've been keeping an eye on the hotly contested fifteenth district state assembly race in the east bay on this week's candidate profile cake guy marzorati talks with berkeley school board member judy appel you don't have to talk with julia appel for long to figure out what issue she's emphasizing in this crowded field of candidates i'm just deeply immersed in educational policy and in education which is really my sweet spot and this election my number one priority is education so my first piece of legislation will be around education the.

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NKorean diplomat heads to Finland for talks with US, SKorea

01:50 min | 3 years ago

NKorean diplomat heads to Finland for talks with US, SKorea

"A paper ballot with eight names on it those names include vladimir putin who seeking a fourth term that would leave him in power until twenty twenty four the main point of suspense how many russians will turn out a lot of voters say they're bored after eighteen years of putin others are choosing to skip what one voter called assure aid mary louise kelley npr news moscow representatives from the us north korea and south korea are meeting in finland the bbc's laura becker reports they're expected to prepare for a possible meeting between president trump and north korean leader kim jong un the meeting will include a senior north korean diplomat who's responsible for north american affairs we can ill was spotted at beijing international airport boarding a flight for finland the south korean government would only confirm it was sending a delegation and that the meeting would involve a north korean official and former us officials and experts it comes nine days after president trump agreed to meet kim jong although north korea has so far failed comment on the potential summit the bbc's lar becker meanwhile a summit of southeast asian leaders today called on pyongyang to halt its nuclear missile activities this is npr and from k weedy news i'm tiffany cam high we've been keeping an eye on the hotly contested fifteenth district state assembly race in the east bay on this week's candidate profile cake guy marzorati talks with berkeley school board member judy appel you don't have to talk with julia appel for long to figure out what issue she's emphasizing in this crowded field of candidates i'm just deeply immersed in educational policy and in education which is really my sweet spot and this election my number one priority is education so my first piece of legislation will be around education the.

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"laura becker" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

02:22 min | 3 years ago

"laura becker" Discussed on KQED Radio

"The planned meeting between president trump and north korean leader kim jongun the bbc's laura becker has more from seoul defect korean envoys have left so to visit beijing and tokyo and explain the i'd come up their trip to north korea president names top security advisor tung we young expected to meet chinese president ye and saw hoon chief of the intelligence agency we'll head to tokyo to talk to the japanese prime minister shinzo abby the us president donald trump has agreed to meet with the usually reclusive north korean leader by the end of may being told the south koreans that he's prepared to discuss getting rid of his nuclear weapons that's the bbc's laura becker witnesses say a helicopter that crashed in new york city's east river last night dropped suddenly and quickly submerged into the water all five passengers aboard were killed the pilot survived authorities say police and fire department divers had to remove the passengers from tight harnesses while that helicopter was upside down it was on a private charter for a photo shoot at the time this is npr news from washington the nc aa division one man's college basketball tournament is about to get underway sixty eight teams are preparing for what's known as march madness npr's tom goldman says some fans were unhappy with how the team selections were announced college basketball is steeped in tradition and fans are grumbling saying this year's selection show messed with tradition of until this year teams were revealed as they were placed into brackets it was dramatic to find out one at a time which teams were in an who win were they were playing this time not much drama all the teams were announced right away and then placed in brackets the anger undoubtedly will fade as the games begin virginia is the overall number one seed the other number ones or savior villanova and kansas notable omissions include middle tennessee gene notre dame in oklahoma state the tournament reportedly will generate nearly eight hundred sixty million dollars in tv money for the nc aa tonga open npr news the former president of wilmington trust bank and three of the banks one time executives are going on trial today in delaware there were accused of fraud conspiracy and making false statements to regulators prosecutors say former bank president robert v a hara junior and the.

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"laura becker" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

01:36 min | 3 years ago

"laura becker" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"No official deadline it's also pledging support to help states pay for weapons training for teachers and for expanded background checks for gun purchases senate minority leader chuck schumer and the brady campaign to prevent gun violence are among the critics of the commission schumer describes the the commission's objectives as baby steps designed not to upset the national rifle association on voice from south korea or embarking on visits to japan and china they're scheduled ahead of talks between north korea and south korea in the planned meeting between president trump and north korean leader kim jongun the bbc's laura becker has more from seoul the south korean envoy have left still to visit beijing and tokyo and explain the outcome of their trek to north korea president names top security advisor chung we young effective to meet chinese president ye and saw hoon chief of the intelligence agency will head to tokyo to talk to the japanese prime minister shinzo abby the us president donald trump has agreed to meet with the usually reclusive north korean leader by the end of may kim gelling told the south koreans that he's prepared to discuss getting rid of his nuclear weapons that's the bbc's laura becker witnesses say a helicopter that crashed in new york city's east river last night dropped suddenly and quickly submerged into the water all five passengers aboard were killed the pilot survived authorities say police and fire department divers had to remove the passengers from tight harnesses while that helicopter was upside down it was on a private charter for a photo shoot at the time this is npr news from washington.

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"laura becker" Discussed on 1410 WDOV

1410 WDOV

01:59 min | 3 years ago

"laura becker" Discussed on 1410 WDOV

"Safety for racing we wear helmets the far resort zoos and they'll mix glove for fishing waterfowl hunting in voting we wear life jackets after an intense race there is nothing more relaxing it fast fish or little duckhunting on the life but we're the first wants to tell you on the tractor on the water accidents happen fast delaware traffic here is your ashley home store traffic a good morning starts with a new mattress ashley home store your mattress destination 95 southbound jammed up from the conquered pike to route one and route one picks up those duly south on ninety five two to two in newark 495 southbound is slow from route 13 to 95 295 is okay for 141 you're slow southbound in newport route four to 95 and both directions heavy on 141 between munchian and road and rockland road we also have an accident causing delays in newark on route seventy two in the area of two 73 that's a look at traffic on machel taylor make a difference half on stay fit and build a team this is laura becker manager of events at easter shields inviting you to join us at the two thousand eighteen easter ceos see a i volleyball challenged march ii through fourth at whampao high school in newcastle the volleyball challenge raises critically needed funds to help children and adults with disabilities here in our local community visit volleyball challenge dot com to see how you can play donate or volunteer at the easter seal see a i volleyball challenge see you on the court thrilled afford bones connected to the ankle bone in the ankle bones connected to the loyd gold and all those other bowling virtue elected to all those other bowl glenn beck today from nine to noon you'll learn not everything in our body is connected we have to realise that our health is not tempted to our your glenn beck program somehow another few for the mouth stops working for the years of stop year'red in fact our mouths should probably work less at our two years should work for war on newsradio 1410.

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"laura becker" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

02:25 min | 3 years ago

"laura becker" Discussed on KQED Radio

"So what to make somewhat friendly relations between north and south korea around the olympics with just a couple of minutes before the break we got some useful insight from a former north korean spy and not just any spy kim young we was one of two north korean agents who in 1988 you might recall placed the bomb on a korean airlines jet that killed all one hundred fifteen passengers all south koreans that was in the runup to the summer olympics at year in seoul kim herself was not on the plane she was later arrested by south korean officials and sentenced to death but eventually a judge ruled she'd been brainwashed by the north korean regime and she was pardoned today she still lives in south korea the bbc's correspondent in seoul laura becker spoke with kim recently and this former spy had this warning she thinks the regime in pyongyang isn't serious about peace and kim says the north overtures in the runup to the winter olympics this month in the south are all just the same old propaganda quickly in the north we at tallet at the south is a colony of america poor and corrupt that the us is an aggressor how we are told they are it was the arch enemy and we cannot leave under the same sky do you think right now the runup to the olympics the overtures of peace coming from kim jongin do you think it's fake annual at a temple that you of course it is fake the ultimate goal of north korea is to complete its nuclear program they have nothing in their mind nuclear weapons sohail north korea will not change through dialogue older i believe only pressure who will work of north korea kim also explain why she continues to speak out against pyongyang nearly thirty years after her act of terrorism i believe it is my duty and the reason i am still alive fail to reveal the truth so that there is no other incident like death gussied saveljic opined who four former north korean spy kim kyung hui speaking in seoul with the bbc's laura becker eight back in england still ahead on.

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"laura becker" Discussed on PRI's The World

PRI's The World

02:01 min | 3 years ago

"laura becker" Discussed on PRI's The World

"Gus it agendas of my life now for the world's katrina financial teenage caserta italy so what to make of the new somewhat friendly relations between north and south korea around the olympics with just a couple of minutes before the break we've got some useful insight from a former north korean spy and not just any spy kim hyonhui was one of two north korean agents who in 1988 you might recall placed the bomb on a korean airlines jet that killed all one hundred fifteen passengers all south koreans that was in the runup to the summer olympics at year in seoul kim herself was not on the plane she was later arrested by south korean officials and sentenced to death but eventually a judge ruled she'd been brainwashed by the north korean regime and she was pardoned today she still lives in south korea the bbc's correspondent in seoul laura becker spoke with kim recently and this former spy had this warning she thinks the regime in pyongyang isn't serious about peace and kim says the north overtures in the runup to the winter olympics this month in the south are all just the same old propaganda quitting in the north we at tallet that the south is a colony of america poor and corrupt that the us is an aggressor know we are told they are it was the arch enemy and we cannot leave under the same sky do you think right now the runup to the olympics the overtures of peace coming from kim jongin do you think it's fake anya till a the of course it is fake de ultimate goal of north korea is to complete its nuclear program they have nothing in their mind about nuclear weapons over north korea will not change through dialogue failure i believe only the rusher who will work on north korea kim also explain why she continues to speak out against pyongyang nearly thirty years after her act of terrorism i believe it is my duty and.

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"laura becker" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030

WBZ NewsRadio 1030

01:57 min | 4 years ago

"laura becker" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030

"Dealers enjoy a road trip this fall in a new honda two deaths are now being blamed on category five hurricane erma the monsters storm is expected to hit puerto rico tonight bbc reporter laura becker is in san juan she says the wind is really picking up it is blowing arraigned eighty miles an hour we can see the palm trees being sweat the waves are beginning to build an hit the beach the rain is kind of pelting the pavements the sidewalks as you pass massive evacuations are underway in florida governor rick start scott rather has declared a state of emergency four the fire in the city of melbourne on florida's east coast smart fence is working to cover up the windows of his website business ford enough all the windows right now just trying to prepare eddie is an alone many other businesses in the area doing the same since many of these storms projections take it over the sunshine state it's all stay they could go in any direction i'm not going to take any chances it's not worth it after this tinsel says he plans to pack of this family as head to atlanta to work from there and tell the storm passes mike morello for cbs news melbourne florida and we can tell you again confirming that tropical storm jose is now officially a hurricane in the atlantic the open atlantic far from land and well eased of horror cain erma the us national hurricane center says jose poses no immediate threat to land meteorologists warned the storm's path could change right now jose is winds of seventy five miles per hour and as quickly strengthening in texas the harvey related death toll reaches at least seventy a vessel from mass mira time is now headed for the lonestar state to help in relief efforts there wbz's doug cope with the story from buzzards bay but tears cavalry normally serves as a training ship for mass merit timecutter sport powered sailing for texas where it will help house fema workers baz maritime admiral france's mcdonald.

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