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Man tried 6 times for same murders released on bond

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00:57 sec | 1 year ago

Man tried 6 times for same murders released on bond

"Mississippi judge has granted bail to a man who has been tried for the same crime six times as NPR's Laura Walmsley reports. The Supreme Court overturned his most recent conviction after finding evidence of racial bias. Curtis Curtis Flowers is free on two hundred and fifty thousand dollars bond after twenty two years in state custody. He's been tried six times in Winona Mississippi where he was accused of the murder of four people at a furniture store in the nineteen ninety S. Four convictions were overturned for prosecutorial misconduct. And the other. Two trials ended in deadlock in June the Supreme Court reverse the two thousand ten conviction that put flowers on death row. Finding the District Attorney Doug Evans had shown racial bias in blocking black jurors during jury selection the N. W. ACP and four black residents of Devon's district have filed a lawsuit against the prosecutor arguing that he has systematically prevented African Americans from serving on juries prosecutors have not said whether they intend to try flowers for seventh time

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"laura walmsley" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

03:11 min | 2 years ago

"laura walmsley" Discussed on KQED Radio

"I'm Alex albashaun in Tuscaloosa, Alabama lawyers performer Minneapolis. Police officer Mohammad nor say they're not done fighting for him, nor has been sentenced to twelve and a half years in prison or the 2017 killing of an unarmed woman who. Called nine one one about a possible crime outside her home investigator say, seventy nine year old convicted serial killer Samuel little is now charged in the deaths of more women NPR's. Bobby Allen reports that little is already serving multiple life sentences. Prosecutors say for thirty five years little was a shoplifter by day and killed scores of women at night, elderly and having exhausted. His appeals little has now confessed to murdering more than ninety women most of them, runaways or addicted to drugs now. Prosecutors in Ohio have charged him with the death of five more women in the nineteen eighty s Hamilton county prosecutor Joseph dealer says the deaths were by strangulation, and he specifically look for girls with a certain neck type that he liked. And that's that's why he did it. That's how twisted this guy's little was arrested in two thousand twelve and a Louisville homeless shelter. And soon after authorities linked his DNA to several unsolved murders. Bobby Allen reporting, this is NPR news. The women's World Cup, kicked off in Paris Friday with a match between France and South Korea. As NPR's Laura Walmsley reports the French team, never slowed down as it began its quest for the Cup, even before the first touch of the ball, the atmosphere and the stadium was electric with forty five thousand fans belting out Lamar says and cheering on Liebler as the French team is known. France dominated possession and fired shot after shot at the South Korean goal. France scored just nine minutes into the game and it was a towering wandering are who stole the show at parked at prince with two headers into the goal in the first half the final score was four nil. Over South Korea. Expectations for France are high in the tournament as both the host nation and as the reigning champs at last summer's men's World Cup the US plays its first match on Tuesday against Thailand. Laurel Walmsley NPR news, Paris. Nasa plans to open the international space station to tourists as early as next year. Space agency says that only to private visitors will be allowed there each year for now and they'll have to meet the same medical standards training, and certification procedures as regular crew members a ticket for trip private travel to the space station. Mccoist an estimated fifty eight million dollars boarding fees will run about three thousand dollars per night for trips of up to thirty days Wall Street stocks closed higher and trading yesterday after the latest monthly hiring report showed seventy five thousand jobs were added to the US economy during the month of may. The Dow Jones industrials gained two hundred sixty three points. The NASDAQ composite index rose one hundred twenty six. This is NPR news in Washington. Support for NPR comes from Jane, Gerald catcher, supporting the children's movements of Florida, dedicated to helping all children through school with the social, emotional and intellectual skills needed to succeed. More information is available at children's movement. Florida dot org..

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"laura walmsley" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

02:14 min | 3 years ago

"laura walmsley" Discussed on KQED Radio

"No problem have a good one some technology experts are asking what it would mean to create an alternative to facebook the social network is at a rough couple of years it faces criticism for the way it shared users data and the way it was used during the presidential campaign it faces a movement to quit facebook but of course the question is quick facebook in favor of what if the people you know we're all on facebook quitting it would be like quitting the power grid possible but not so easy for now npr's laura walmsley reports when mark zuckerberg was grilled last month on capitol hill senator lindsey graham estimate question a lot of people are asking in one way or another if i buy ford and it doesn't work well and i don't like it i can buy chevy if i'm upset with facebook was the equivalent product that i can go sign up for zuckerberg said well there are a lot of companies that do some form of some part of what facebook does but the short answer to the question of of what's a facebook that's not facebook is there isn't one two thirds of american adults use facebook and three quarters of those use it every day i'm one of them even though i'm uncomfortable with how much the company knows about me and how am targeted with advertising based on that data but i use facebook for my job and i also don't want to miss out on party invites from my friends so despite my misgivings it's hard to think of quitting the platform for good but facebook is only fourteen years old and knowing what we know now about the flaws in its design how might we go about creating the next social network one that doesn't have those same problems i really think facebook is destructive so i've been doing that phonics ferment pretty often that's cathy o'neil she's a mathematician and the author of a book about the potentially dangerous consequences of algorithms she says she imagines the next social network as having the best parts of facebook without the worst parts of facebook physically a town square where people can can interact they can keep up with each other but without sort of commercial predatory aspect her envisioned social network have a moderator creating the conversation and it would be a nonprofit but she doesn't really want the.

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"laura walmsley" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

02:05 min | 3 years ago

"laura walmsley" Discussed on KQED Radio

"Faces criticism for the way it shared users data and the way it was used during the presidential campaign it faces a movement to quit facebook but of course the question is quit facebook in favor of what if the people you know are all on facebook quitting it would be like quitting the power grid possible but not so easy for now npr's laura walmsley reports when mark zuckerberg was grilled last month on capitol hill senator lindsey graham asked my question a lot of people are asking in one way or another if i buy ford and it doesn't work well and i don't like it i can buy shitty if i'm upset with facebook what's the equivalent product then i can go sign up for sucker berg said well there are a lot of companies that do some form of some part of what facebook does but the short answer to the question of what's a facebook that's not facebook is there isn't one two thirds of american adults use facebook and three quarters of those use it every day i'm one of them even though i'm uncomfortable with how much the company knows about me and how i'm targeted with advertising based on that data but i use facebook for my job and i also don't want to miss out on party invites from my friends so despite my misgivings it's hard to think of quitting the platform for good but facebook is only fourteen years old and knowing what we know now about the flaws in its design how might we go about creating the next social network one that doesn't have those same problems i really think facebook is destructive that's cathy o'neil she's a mathematician and the author of a book about the potentially dangerous consequences of algorithms she says she imagines the next social network as having the best parts of facebook without the worst parts of facebook physically town square where people can interact they can keep up with each other but without sort of commercial predatory aspect her envisioned social network would have a moderator creating the conversation and it would be a nonprofit but she doesn't really want the government to run the system either because then they'd probably collect too much data about all of us another person thinking about building a better soc network as sucker man he's director of the.

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"laura walmsley" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

02:36 min | 3 years ago

"laura walmsley" Discussed on KQED Radio

"Scientists today announced a major new research collaboration in antarctica for the next five years researchers from the us and britain will study a massive glacier in the western part of the continent as npr's laura walmsley reports the fate of this particular glacier could have major consequences for sea levels everywhere if you ever find yourself in western antarctica you might come across the tweets glacier it's a massive ice up to two miles thick the size of pennsylvania sri dr krishnan as a professor of geosciences at penn state university he's been there three times and says it's quite far from the us and british research stations and once you're out there in a sense it's remote psychologically you know you're very very far away from everybody a health even in antarctica which is of course very very far away from everybody else in the world but it's worth the trip it is like no place you've been wide open spaces horizons they go on forever surface that is just ice and snow but what makes the threats glacier so important isn't just that it's remote and big but because it can dump a huge amount of water into the oceans if outs it is the one that is most likely to contribute an enormous amount to sea level rise over the next hundred years worst case scenario it could raise global sea levels by two to three feet that's why today the national science foundation here in the us and its counterpart in the uk are putting twenty five million dollars into studying the glacier the collaboration involves about one hundred scientists around the world including a non krishnan his team is trying to understand what's under all that ice which will give us more information about the pace at which it could melt his research will involve setting off small explosive charges on a glacier surface and the sound waves from that travel down through the ice hit the bottom of the ice and then reflect off and we can listen for that echo using devices called geophones all this research won't tell scientists exactly what will happen to the glacier over the next century but it should remove some of the guesswork around sea level rise that's not what people want to hear but that's really what policymakers want when they're building seawalls and protections in dikes and levees they need to know just how high to build them laura walmsley npr news you're listening to all things considered from npr news next on kqedorg go to alicia mayo the evening she has bay area traffic pack your patience if you're traveling eastbound on.

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"laura walmsley" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

02:08 min | 3 years ago

"laura walmsley" Discussed on KQED Radio

"Eighty nine point three north highland sacramento it's five o'clock oh democrats on the house intelligence committee have released a memo rebutting claims that the fbi and justice department abused their powers in spying on a former trump campaign aide the memo had been blocked by the white house for saturday february 24th this is all things considered from npr news i'm sarah maccammon we asked a group of educators what they think of the president's proposal to arm teachers in schools when i'm educating somebody i can imagine holding in my head is evaluating whether or not i'm going to need to use a gun and trying to educate from a place of openness and warm and this 90s british pop star is making a comeback his cracked david on his new album but first the news live from npr news in washington i'm janine herbst democrats on the house intelligence committee have released what's known as the shift memo as npr's laura walmsley reports the heavily redacted memo is a rebuttal to its republican counterpart release three weeks ago written by congressman adam schiff and other democrats in the house intelligence committee the letter says the republican memo deliberately omitted that the fbi had supplied information to a foreign intelligence surveillance court that russia might be colluding with trump campaign associates the democratic memo was posted saturday afternoon to the committee's website house democrats say the fbi had ample reason to believe that carter page a onetime advisor to trump's campaign was acting as an agent of a foreign power based on his history they say the fbi and justice department acted properly and do not abuse their power or the fis a process republican congressman devin nunes has says house republicans wanted the memo released saying that it's evidence the democrats are trying to orchestrate a cover up the white house says the president in his campaign never colluded with a foreign power and that this memo doesn't show otherwise laurel walmsley npr news syrian opposition activists say there is a.

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"laura walmsley" Discussed on It's Been a Minute with Sam Sanders

It's Been a Minute with Sam Sanders

02:01 min | 3 years ago

"laura walmsley" Discussed on It's Been a Minute with Sam Sanders

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"laura walmsley" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

02:27 min | 3 years ago

"laura walmsley" Discussed on KQED Radio

"I'm not aware that i am right we'll have a taste of politics in this hour what the president said to the new york times and what's ahead for mr trump and congress flu season is here it could be a bad one the vaccine may not be very effective but public health officials say get that shot anyway some degree of protection whatever the percentages is always better than not be protected at all we have books by and about women coming out in 2018 annaba lineal takes a look at one of the great romantic movies are the 50s deborah kerr kari grant but first hour newscast if saturday december 30th 2017 live from npr news in washington i'm louise schiavone activists to erica garner has died following a heart attack earlier this month that left her with brain damage as npr's laura walmsley reports the 27yearold entered the public eye after the death of her father eric garner eric garner became a prominent activist after new york city police officer put her father and a chokehold in july 2014 eric garner is last words i can't breathed became a rallying cry for black lives matter and erica became one of the movement's leaders she begin staging dieins twice a week on the staten island sidewalk where her father had as fatal encounter with police but in an interview with democracy now garner wondered after two years of leading protests how much progress had been made through the black lives matter movement been very compassionate patient in basically i give the nation we are under attack as black people we are being gunned down every day in these offices not be held accountable this was garner second heart attack the first came after she gave birth to a son in august boral warmly npr news another arctic blast is moving across the country this weekend and all the experts savior venturing outside dress in multiple layers several new year's eve events have been cancelled but the iconic times square ball drop is still on in burlington vermont brooke taper with the national weather service says this stretch of cold weather will extend for as long as two weeks we can give you gold those you know once or twice a winter by our temperatures are running anywhere from fifteen to twenty five degrees below normal and in some cases uh this weekend and maybe as many as thirty degrees below normal so it's uh it's quite a cold.

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"laura walmsley" Discussed on NPR News Now

NPR News Now

01:45 min | 3 years ago

"laura walmsley" Discussed on NPR News Now

"Support for this npr podcast in the following message come from simon schuster publisher of principles by ray dallaglio a new york times number one bestseller an amazon business book of the year in hardcover and audio book this holiday season give perspective inside of a sweater live from npr news in washington i'm louise schiavone activists to erica garner has died following a heart attack earlier this month that left her with brain damage as npr's laura walmsley reports the 27yearold entered the public eye after the death of her father eric garner eric garner became a prominent activist after new york city police officer put her father in a chokehold in july 2014 eric garner is last words i can't breathe became a rallying cry for black lives matter and erica became one of the movement's leaders should begin staging dieins twice a week on the staten island sidewalk where her father had his fatal encounter with police but in an interview with democracy now garner wondered after two years of leading protests how much progress had been made through the black lives matter movement been very compassionate patient in basically begging the nation we are on their tag as black people we are being gunned down every day in these offices not be held accountable this was garner second art attack the first came after she gave birth to a son in august laurel wamsley npr news another arctic blast is moving across the country this weekend and all the experts savior venturing outside dress in multiple layers several new year's eve events have been cancelled but the iconic time square ball drop is still on and burlington vermont brooke taber with the national weather service says this stretch of cold weather will extend for as long as two weeks wedin group.

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"laura walmsley" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

02:08 min | 3 years ago

"laura walmsley" Discussed on KQED Radio

"And how has the outright changed after charlottesville i'm noel kingdon i'm steve inskeep violence against protestors brought an intense focus on white nationalist groups by hero of many nationalists steve bannon the suffered setbacks also this hour liberia reruns of presidential election the candidates include a soccer star who says he is not accustomed to lose it and gina rack visits in orphanage in iraq some residents are the children of parents who joined isis it's wednesday december 27th the birthday of our own cokie roberts the news is next live from npr news in washington i'm nor rahm in virginia the state board of elections has postponed a tiebreak in an election that could help determine which party controls the house of delegates a threejudge panel certified the race was a tie between the incumbent delegate david yancey and the democratic challenger shelly simon's sarraya winter smith of member station w cv has more with democrats planning a legal challenge to the recount result officials on the virginia abortive elections what to wait until the court proceedings play out the board chairman james alcorn said via twitter that virginia voters are best served when substantive concerns about and election or recount are addressed before the board resorts to a random name drawing sarraya winter smith from member station wsb the the trump administration says next year's un budget is being cut five percent npr's laura walmsley reports us ambassador to the un nikki haley is trumpeting a two hundred eighty five million dollar reduction in the un budget in a statement she calls it a historic reduction in spending and says quote we will no longer let the generosity of the american people be taken advantage of in fact the un budget has been reduced repeatedly in recent years wealthy nations like the us push for a smaller budget as a matter of course since they paid a lion's share of the money the un budget is negotiated every two years in 2015 the cuts were even beggar president trump and amassador haley have been frequent critics of the united nations and its spending the united states is the largest individual contributor responsible for 22 percent.

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"laura walmsley" Discussed on NPR News Now

NPR News Now

01:40 min | 3 years ago

"laura walmsley" Discussed on NPR News Now

"Never to remove guns from the streets of st louis was may be to successful with organizers running out of money to buy up all of the offered weapons the one hundred twenty five thousand dollars in donations wasn't enough in some people had to be turned away but lee said three hundred three handguns five hundred thirty three long guns and six assault rifles were purchased north korea is calling the latest round of un sanctions against it an act of warren as npr's laurel wisely lee reports the measures follow the country's most recent intercontinental ballistic missile test un security council voted any sanctions on friday which coffa sharp limits on threes imports of refined oil and require north koreans working abroad to go back to the country within 24 months north korea said the sanctions amounted to a complete economic blockade and called it an act of war the united states read the resolution which was approved unanimously by the council npr's laura walmsley reporting supporters of egypt's president announced on sunday that they have collected more than twelve million signatures from people urging him to run for a second fouryear term abdulle photogr el sisi has yet to formally announce his candidacy but there is little doubt he will win next year's election guatemala's president announced on christmas eve that the central american country will move its embassy in israel to jerusalem becoming the first nation to follow the lead of president trump and ordering the change guatemala was one of only nine nations that voted with the united states and israel on thursday when the un general assembly overwhelmingly adopted a nonbinding resolution denouncing trump's recognition of jerusalem as israel's capital i'm jim hawk npr news in washington.

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"laura walmsley" Discussed on NPR News Now

NPR News Now

01:33 min | 3 years ago

"laura walmsley" Discussed on NPR News Now

"Sunday meanwhile top senate foreign relations committee democrat ben cordon congratulated the trump administration for marshalling unanimous support for the new sanctions was room strong move forward it was great to see china russia join us on that and now needs to be followed up with diplomacy where we go china in the united states working with the same strategy with north korea of the find a way that we can ease the tension and get north korea to change directions north korea said it was a quote pipe dream for the us to think it could be persuaded to surrender its nuclear weapons program president trump continues to lash the fbi suggesting it's biased against him as npr's laura walmsley reports his latest target on twitter is the bureau's deputy director trump questioned the impartiality of fbi deputy director andrew mccabe in a number of tweets over the weekend when mccague's wife jill was running for state senate race in 2015 she received seven hundred thousand dollars in donations from virginia governor terry mcauliffe's political action committee and virginia democratic party after trump fired than director of the fbi james colmey mckay became acting director overseeing the investigations into hillary clinton's use of a private email server and possible collusion between trump's presidential campaign and russia republican senator and senate judiciary chairman chuck grassley said this week that he wants mccabe out at the fbi mccabe is a civil service employ so he can't be fired without clear evidence of wrongdoing the washington post reports that mccague plans to retire in three months when he'll be fully eligible for pension benefits laurel walmsley npr news.

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"laura walmsley" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

02:25 min | 3 years ago

"laura walmsley" Discussed on KQED Radio

"Of have to carry but first this news live from npr news in washington i'm nor rahm president trump said today there was no collusion between his campaign and russia as npr's laura walmsley reports the remark comes the day after his former national security adviser michael flynn pleaded guilty to lying to the fbi just before flying to new york for a series of fundraising events trump was asked if he was concerned about what flynn might tell special counsel robert muller fell what what no killer good visit absolutely his but absolutely no pillaging so we're very happy flynn is the first former senior official from the trump white house to face charges in muller's investigation into russian interference in last year's election flynn's guilty plea means the prosecutors now have a cooperative source with information about the first few weeks of the trump presidency in a tweet on saturday trump said he had to fire flynn for lying to the fbi and the vice president about a meeting during the transition period with the then russian ambassador to the united states it's a shame trump tweeted adding there was nothing to hide laurel wamsley npr news moeller has removed an fbi agent from the investigation of russia's interference in last year's election reports said surface the agent had exchanged messages with another fbi employee methodist potentially seen as anti he trump about five thousand people gathered outside utah state capital today to protest the trump administration plan to scale down to national monuments for member station and k u e r judy phase has more republican leaders are asking president donald trump to shrink the deers years in the grand staircaseescalante national monuments leasing past presidents overreached by creating them but environmental groups in native americans say mining in offered vehicles will wreck publicly ends that are sacred and national treasures protester loss in the gates as trump's out of line those lands belong to all americans every american has a stake in the outcome of this issue monument supporters say they'll su if trump reduces the national monuments for npr news i'm judy phase in salt lake city hall evert has agreed to hand over admission documents from member station wgbf h kirk carapace a reports the department of justice is investigating possible discrimination against asianamerican applicants last month the justice department threatened to.

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"laura walmsley" Discussed on NPR News Now

NPR News Now

02:28 min | 3 years ago

"laura walmsley" Discussed on NPR News Now

"Live from npr news in washington i'm nor rahm president trump said today there was no collusion between his campaign and russia as npr's laura walmsley reports the remark comes the day after his former national security adviser michael flynn pleaded guilty to lying to the fbi just before flying to new york for a series of fundraising events trump was asked if he was concerned about what flynn might tell special counsel robert muller foul god what no killer no killer there's been absolutely has been absolutely no in so we're very happy flynn is the first former senior official from the trump white house to face charges in miller's investigation into russian interference in last year's election flynn's guilty plea it means a prosecutor's now have a cooperative source with information about the first few weeks of the trump presidency in a tweet on saturday trump said he had to fire flynn for lying to the fbi and the vice president about a meeting during the transition period with you then russian ambassador to the united states it's a shame trump tweeted adding there was nothing to hide laurel wamsley npr news moeller has removed an fbi agent from the investigation of russia's interference in last year's election reports said surface the agent had exchanged messages with another fbi employee methodist potentially seen as anti trump about five thousand people gathered outside utah state capital today to protest the trump administration plan to scale down to national monuments from member station and k u e r judy face has more republican leaders are asking president donald trump to shrink the deers years in the grand staircaseescalante national monuments basie casper's overreached by creating them but environmental groups in need of americans say mining in offered vehicles will wreck public lands that are sacred and national treasures protester loss in the gates as trump's out of line those lands belonged to all americans every american has a stake in the outcome of this issue monuments supporters say they'll sue with trump reduces the national monuments for npr news i'm judy phase in salt lake city harvard has agreed to hand over admission documents for member station wgbf h kirk carapace of reports that apartment of justice is investigating possible discrimination against asianamerican applicants last month the justice department threatened to sue harvard if it didn't handover admissions data by december first harvard said.

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"laura walmsley" Discussed on NPR News Now

NPR News Now

01:33 min | 4 years ago

"laura walmsley" Discussed on NPR News Now

"Live from npr news in washington on shea stevens a conservative website says it was the first to hire the political research firm that produce the infamous trump russia dossier npr's ryan luca says the original funder behind the opposition research was known to be a conservative but the identity was not disclosed until now washington free beacon says in a statement on line that it hired the firm fusion gps during the 2016 campaign to conduct research on candidates in the republican presidential primary fusion gps was later retained by the democratic national committee and hillary clinton's campaign to provide opposition research on the by then republican nominee donald trump the firm compiled the now infamous dossier of unsubstantiated material about trump's alleged ties with russia while working for the democrats trump denies the documents claims public reporting in the months sense has backed up in general terms one aspect of the dossier trump loyalists did have contact with russians during the campaign the nature of those contacts as part of the special counsel's ongoing investigation into russia's election interference ryan lucas and bear news washington the white house says the trump administration played no role in choosing the company that was hired to rebuild puerto rico's power grid as npr's laura walmsley reports that three hundred million dollar nobid contract went to a taina montana company from the interior secretaries hometown the contract lays out the terms of the deal puerto rico's electric power authority prega will pay whitefish energy holdings up to three hundred million dollars to help repair the power grid after hurricane maria.

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"laura walmsley" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

02:18 min | 4 years ago

"laura walmsley" Discussed on KQED Radio

"My take her tweet is at the take away we'll be right back after these headlines live from npr news in washington i'm windsor johnston attorney general jeff sessions is testifying in front of the senate judiciary committee today on capitol hill democratic lawmakers are questioning him on a wide range of topics including the fbi investigation into russian metal ling in the us presidential election i have never had a meeting with any russian officials to discuss any kind of coordinating campaign in his opening statement sessions also discussed his agencies focus on fighting terrorism prosecuting hate crimes and attacking the the opioid crisis in the u s a man hunt is underway up and down the northeast corridor of interstate ninety five police are searching for a man after shootings in maryland and delaware that left at least three people dead and two wounded and pr is jeffrey reports the first shooting was just before nine a m at of business northeast baltimore where the suspect radi prince worked wilmington delaware police released a photo of the thirty seven year old man and a description of an suv he was driving a black gmc acadia authorities say prince has an address in family in the wilmington area and should be considered armed and dangerous police from maryland delaware in pennsylvania along with the f fbi are involved in the manhunt npr's jeff brady a hotel security guard wounded by a gunman who opened fire on a crowd of concert goers in las vegas is getting his first media interview npr's laura walmsley reports he's appearing on the ellen degeneres show he's compost says that it was an alert about an an open door at that sent him to the 30second floor of the mandalay bay that night a door that he found blocked with metal bracket suddenly compost says he heard rapid fire at first i took cover i felt a burning sensation i went to go lifting without leg up on us all the blood that's all i called it an on my radio the shots have and fired a hotel engineer had arrived to look at the door and compost says he yelled at the engineer and a hotel gas to take cover as more shots rang out authorities now believe that steven paddock shot compost around the same time that he began firing on the crowd at.

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"laura walmsley" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

02:03 min | 4 years ago

"laura walmsley" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"My take her tweet is at the take away we'll be right back after these headlines live from npr news in washington i'm windsor johnston attorney general jeff sessions is testifying in front of the senate judiciary committee today on capitol hill democratic lawmakers are questioning him on a wide range of topics including the fbi investigation into her russian meddling in the us presidential election i have never had a meeting with any russian officials to discuss any kind of coordinating campaign in his opening statement sessions also discussed his agencies focus on fighting terrorism prosecuting hate crimes and attacking the opioid crisis in the us a man hunt is underway up and down the northeast corridor of interstate ninety five police are searching for a man after shootings in maryland and delaware that left at least three people dead and two wounded and pr is jeffrey reports the first shooting was just before nine a m at a business northeast of baltimore where the suspect radi prince worked wilmington delaware police released a photo of the thirty seven year old man and a description of an suv he was driving a black gmc acadia authorities say prince has an address in family in the wilmington area and should be considered armed and dangerous police from maryland delaware in pennsylvania along with the fbi are involved in the manhunt npr's jeff brady a hotel security guard wounded by a gunmen who opened fire on a crowd of concert goers in las vegas is giving his first media interview npr's laura walmsley reports is appearing on the ellen degenerate show he's whose compass says that it was alert about an open door at that sent him to the 30second floor of the mandalay bay that night a door that he found blocked with mental brackets suddenly compost says he heard rapid fire at first i took cover i felt a burning sensation i went to go live from about leg up on us all the blood that's all i called it in on my radio.

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"laura walmsley" Discussed on NPR News Now

NPR News Now

01:38 min | 4 years ago

"laura walmsley" Discussed on NPR News Now

"Daniel chet word was forced from his home in santa rosa he says his neighborhood was surrounded by an eerie light a wildfire as against a wall of smoke it slipped with very ominous glow of orange and broach all around you then as you get to the fire uh there are there arch better better jet um just being like a brief across the road of art from fire above all the brush being burned so many people called nine one one to report smoke officials are asking people to call only if they see unattended flames or having another emergency the sheriff in las vegas says his officers were prepared for a shooting scenarios like the one of the country music festival where forty fifty eight people were killed and hundreds wounded npr's laura walmsley reports the sheriff says he learned from attacks elsewhere that a shooter must be stopped as quickly as possible in an interview with cbs's sixty minutes clark county sheriff joseph lombardo said his officers were able to use their knowledge and training to respond quickly to the threat but team was really foiled acting on their own without supervisory direction and immediately address the threat to cease the action police arrived at the gunman's room twelve minutes after the shooting started lombardo says 12 minutes in a critical situation is a long time but he says when you step back gets a very short period of time for the get the intelligence put a team together go up thirty two floors and evaluate the situation lombardo says if not to the officers quick action a thousand people may have been killed.

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