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Russia jails journalist Sergei Smirnov over Alexei Navalny protest

Morning Edition

01:01 min | 3 weeks ago

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

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Biden and Putin Agree to Extend Nuclear Treaty

All Things Considered

01:01 min | Last month

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

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Protests erupt in Russia after arrest of opposition leader Alexey Navalny

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01:01 min | Last month

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

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Lawmakers pass bill to restrict websites that 'discriminate' against Russian media

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00:57 sec | 2 months ago

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.

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Weeks After Disputed Election, Belarus President Is Secretly Inaugurated

NPR's World Story of the Day

02:06 min | 5 months ago

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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Russia's Putin Declares State Of Emergency After Fuel Spill In Arctic

Environment: NPR

01:46 min | 9 months ago

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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September 11 terror attacks remembered 18 years later

NPR News Now

04:35 min | 1 year ago

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.

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02:00 min | 2 years ago

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"Should be able to address the American people. Whether he does that from the halls of congress or whether he does that in another location. The president will talk to the American people on January twenty nine the Senate is set to vote Thursday on two competing bills that would reopen the government but both are expected to fail. Tamra? Keith NPR news. Meanwhile, workers who are among the hundreds of thousands affected in the shutdown staged protests a short time ago at the US capitol. Chanting. No more food banks crowd display. The average being felt across this country some eight hundred thousand workers affected nationwide, plus their families and many hitting crisis mode as they face the prospect of a second missed paycheck. Russia's says there's still a chance to save a landmark arms control treaty, but that it's depends entirely on the United States. NPR's? Lucian Kim reports from Moscow the Trump administration has threatened to start withdrawing from the treaty next month. If Russia does not come into compliance with it intermediate range nuclear forces or IMF treaty was signed in nineteen eighty seven and marked the elimination of a whole class of weapons. The US has since faulted a new Russian missile for violating the IMF treaty, and is now preparing to exit the Russian defense ministry says that's just a pretext and on Wednesday in an attempt at transparency a top Russian general publicly showed the launch tubes of the new missile Russian deputy, foreign minister, Sergei rep cough said Moscow would not cave in to what you called American ultimatums, but was still ready to preserve the treaty. Lucian Kim NPR news Moscow at last check on Wall Street. The Dow was up twenty six points SMP was off nine NASDAQ down forty-one. Points. This is NPR support for NPR comes from the corporation for public broadcasting and the estate of Joan Kroc whose bequest serves as an enduring investment in the future of.

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02:17 min | 2 years ago

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"Than twelve thousand homes and businesses are without power at this point yesterday. A subcontractor working on a power line was crushed by a falling tree travel disruptions expected airline monitoring site flight aware reports roughly two hundred eighty flights canceled as of this morning. Facebook and Twitter are coming under increasing pressure in Russia as the Kremlin titans control over social media. NPR's? Lucian Kim reports the two are accused of potentially violating data storage rules Russian law states that the personal data Russian citizens must be stored locally in Russia. The Russian government's internet watchdog says it starting administrative proceedings against Facebook and Twitter for failing to show they're in compliance with the law. It's possible. The two companies will get off with a symbolic fine. But in two thousand sixteen the social network linked in was blocked by Russia thirties for noncompliance after years of ignoring the internet. The Russian government has been taking a harder line against social networks in an effort to build what's being called Russia's'sovereign internet. Lucian Kim NPR news Moscow. Senator Kamala Harris of California says she's running for president. She made it official on ABC's. Good Morning, America. Harasses the. Third sitting democratic Senator to announce after Elizabeth Warren and Kirsten gillibrand this is NPR and from KCRW, I'm Cheri Glazer way. State and local headlines today America is observing Martin Luther King junior day and remembering the words deeds and achievements of the late. Civil rights leader king is usually associated with the struggle for civil rights in the south. But he often brought its message to southern California as well as KCRW. Saul Gonzales reports starting in nineteen fifty-six king made several trips to Los Angeles speaking at colleges, and universities, churches, and synagogues and such landmarks as the sports arena in the Coliseum when he was in southern California king would remind audiences that although they were far from such civil rights battlefields as Little Rock in Birmingham, Montgomery and Selma. They too were part of the struggle for a more equal and just America. Here's king addressing an outdoor rally at UCLA nineteen sixty five..

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Young Russian Musicians Struggle Under Government Scrutiny

NPR's World Story of the Day

04:15 min | 2 years ago

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.

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02:49 min | 2 years ago

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"Mass and Kiev's ancient saints of fear cathedral. President petro per shaneco was running for reelection is celebrating the economy of Ukraine's orthodox church as one of his main achievements over the weekend. The spiritual leader of eastern orthodoxy in Istanbul. Officially recognized Ukrainian church as one of fifteen orthodox denominations the move. As angered the Russian Orthodox church the central authority for Ukrainian believers since the seventeenth century Ukrainians have wanted their own church in part because of the closeness between the Russian church and the Kremlin. Lucian Kim NPR news Moscow. The Dow is up one hundred sixty two points. This is NPR news. Thousands of people across northern California are beginning their work week without electricity. After winter storm down trees and power lines. Last night nearly ninety thousand customers across the Sacramento area loss electricity by this morning. Some thirteen thousand people reportedly were still without power a portion of a major interstate highway that had been shut down due to white out conditions in. The Sierra Nevada was reopened today. A short-lived coup attempt in Gabon appears to be over NPR's. If AB Quist arcton reports the government of the ailing and absent president, who's recovering from a suspected stroke says it has arrested the plotters who are all junior military officers again as government spokesman trauma, Penghu say they've regained control of the national radio station which soldiers seized in the early hours and read out a belligerent statement, claiming they will restoring democracy. The spokesman insisted that everything was back to normal in Gabor the family. Fifty nine year old President Ali Bongo on Dimba who succeeded his late father in two thousand nine has been in charge of oil rich gobble for fifty years. But we always believed who had a stroke in Saudi Arabia in October, and is now recovering in Morocco. The young soldiers announced that he was clearly not in a fit state to govern. The attempted coup is an indication of political instability in a divided gobble where Bongo one disputed elections in two thousand sixteen ofeibea Quist arcton NPR news, king Chesa. The NASDAQ composite index is up nearly one and a half percent. The S and P five hundred is up more than one percent. The Dow is up more than half a percent, I'm Lakshmi Singh. NPR news. Support for NPR comes from NPR stations. Other contributors include gnome, offering a personalized weight loss program that uses psychology and small goals to change habits with the goal of losing weight and keeping it off for good. Learn more at Nome in O, M dot com. When it comes to the government, shutdown, Democrats and Republicans are talking past each other. Immorality. It's not.

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Russia detains US citizen on suspicion of spying

Fresh Air

00:46 sec | 2 years ago

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

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02:12 min | 2 years ago

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"For NPR news. Theory Ellen Bolton vermillion, South Dakota. The Dow soared more than a thousand points on Wednesday in the single biggest point gain in history, all of the major indices closed around five percent higher by the end of the day comes on the heels of a major slump, and it's what analysts are calling a remarkable comeback. They're crediting in part to reports of a strong holiday shopping season. Asian shares saw dramatic surge following the Wall Street rally, the Nikkei rose three point eight percent and stocks in China and Hong Kong climbed as well. You're listening to NPR news. A month of martial law has ended in Ukraine after Russia's seized three Ukrainian vessels and their crews. But NPR's Lucian Kim reports from Moscow Ukraine's president says the danger of Russian aggression remains Ukrainian president petro partial met with his national Security Council on Wednesday Zana's, which Houdini partial said martial law would be lifted all ten affected provinces, despite a high threat level presidential elections still take place as scheduled in March. Called for martial law after Ukrainian naval boats clashed with Russian border guards 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. Alain Maloney Maloney, forced a high school wrestler to cut his hair last week in order to compete. The incident was caught on tape and caused an uproar. The wrestler who was black had a head cover on and Maloney, who is white said that wouldn't do Maloney has been suspended..

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Ukraine's leader announces end of 30-day martial law

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00:47 sec | 2 years ago

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.

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"lucian kim npr" Discussed on KQED Radio

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04:57 min | 2 years ago

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"Live from NPR news in Washington, I'm korva Coleman. Former national security adviser Michael Flynn will be sentenced in federal court today. He's pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI special counsel. Robert Muller's team has asked for little or no prison time for Flynn citing his substantial cooperation with them, even though he may have minimized the seriousness of his crime. President Trump is tweeting Flynn good luck this morning. He claims Flynn is under pressure. So it will be interesting to see what he has to say. The Kremlin denies any involvement in a social media disinformation campaign detailed and two new reports commissioned by the Senate intelligence committee as NPR's Lucian Kim reports from Moscow the Kremlin insists it is a victim of anti Russian hysteria. The reports released on Monday, save Russia tried to interfere in the twenty sixteen election on every major social media platform, and specifically targeted minority groups such as African Americans. The Kremlin spokesman to meet. Tree peskov told reporters in Moscow, the findings were absolutely baseless and some of them even completely incomprehensible peskov repeated the standard Kremlin denial that the Russian government has not and does not interfere in other countries, internal affairs. The internet research agency mentioned in the reports also known as the Russian troll farm is not technically owned by the Russian government. But is believed to be run by a businessman, close to the Kremlin. Lucian Kim NPR news Moscow, a new analysis by the Brennan center for Justice says murder and violent crime are on the decline this year. NPR's Carrie Johnson reports. Overall crime rates are near historic lows any my Chettiar direction the Justice program at the Brennan center, she's been studying crime in the nation's thirty largest cities we have found murder down by six percent of violent crime down by about three percents and crime itself down by two percent violence is surging in some parts of the country for. For example, murders are spiking in Washington DC and Houston, but the numbers look better in Baltimore. And Chicago than they didn't twenty seventeen Chettiar says the decreases in crime nationwide present a big opening to talk about reducing prison populations. Several states have already adopted that approach Carrie Johnson NPR news, Washington. Chicago police say two officers were killed yesterday. When they were struck by a commuter train. The officers had gotten reports of gunfire and had pursued a suspect onto train tracks. Chicago police superintendent Eddie Johnson says the officers died instantly by doing the most dangerous thing any police officer can do and that is to chase an individual with a gun these brave. Young men were consumed with identifying a potential threat to their community and put the safety of others above their on. Superintendent Johnson says person was arrested in the case and a weapon recovered. You're listening to NPR. News from Washington. Talks reportedly continue in the United Arab Emirates between US representatives and members of the Afghan Taliban there apparently discussing the future foreign forces in Afghanistan and a possible six-month ceasefire in a speech commemorating the fortieth anniversary at China's economic reform and opening Chinese leader, Xi Jinping said his country would stick to its policy agenda despite pressure from the United States to allow more competition in its economic system. NPR's rob Schmitz has more Xi Jinping told an audience of party officials military leaders entrepreneurs that no one is in the position to dictate to the Chinese people. What should and should not be done when it comes to its economy? The eighty minute address commemorated the fortieth anniversary of Deng Xiaoping's reform and opening-up campaign that unleash China's economic boom. She's remarks range from the economy to the environment to Taiwan and the South China Sea, and he presented his agenda as the logical outcome of the country's reform era in Chinese history. More broadly. He said the country had entered a new era under his leadership and was poised for a bigger role in global affairs. She'll be joined by his colleagues tomorrow the start of an annual policy meeting where new economic reforms might be unveiled. Rob Schmitz, NPR news, Shanghai, Kentucky's governor has summoned the state legislature into special session on just a few hours. Notice. They'll debate state pensions for retired workers the Kentucky supreme court has overturned a pension law that the legislature passed earlier this year. It weakened some retirement benefits for current retirees. And for future ones. I'm korva Coleman. NPR news in Washington. Support for NPR comes from NPR stations. Other contributors include a Universal Pictures with welcome to Marlin, a new film based on an inspirational true story from the director of Forrest Gump starring Steve Carell in story about hope friendship and healing and feeders. This christmas..

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Lyudmila Alexeyeva, ‘Grandmother’ of Russia’s Human Rights Movement, Dies at 91

Weekend Edition Sunday

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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

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Tensions rise as Russia fires on Ukrainan vessels, wounding 2

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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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04:39 min | 2 years ago

"lucian kim npr" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"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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Manhattan DA's office drops more than 3,000 open marijuana cases

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Manhattan DA's office drops more than 3,000 open marijuana cases

"Hake. Some three thousand people in Manhattan have old warrants for low level marijuana offenses can breathe easier right now. A judge approved the DA Sivan's has motion to dismiss those warrants. The decision won't expunge the records of people charged with marijuana related crimes that would require a change in state law. But van says his office is doing what it can. So for today. What I am the power to do is is vacate warrants for open cases and dismissed the underlying misdemeanor violations that is within my power to do is district. Attorney. And that is the step on taking today. The judge's decision comes amid a citywide reevaluation of marijuana policy Vance's office, stop prosecuting low level offenses last month and the NYPD has started issuing tickets for marijuana violations. Instead of making

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03:32 min | 2 years ago

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"A sense of urgency is building from the Carolinas to portions of the mid Atlantic because hurricane Florence is getting closer and is still a destructive category for no storm. This powerful has struck North Carolina in more than sixty years. But NPR's Rebecca hersher reports climate change makes big slow moving storms, like Florence more likely. Early greenhouse gases produced by humans trap, heat and make our air and water here on earth, warmer, warmer oceans in particular act like fuel for hurricanes climate, scientists say the Atlantic Ocean where Florence has been gathering strength is slightly warmer than usual like a hot bath. That means moisture is Evaporating up into the storm. Florence is also moving pretty slowly, and it could stall once it hits land. That's what happened last year with hurricane. Harvey the result catastrophic rain authorities are urging people to heed local evacuation warnings and to prepare their homes and families for floods as well as wind before Florence arrives. Rebecca, hersher, NPR news. Russia says it started its biggest were game. Since the end of the Cold War in China is taking part in the military exercises on an unprecedented scale. Here's NPR's Lucian, Kim, the massive war games are due to take place at a dozen locations in Russia's Pacific region over the next week involving up to. A three hundred thousand servicemembers one thousand aircraft and eighty naval vessels China will participate with more than three thousand troops of its own. According to the Russian defense ministry, the drills are the largest since one thousand nine hundred eighty one when the Soviet Union was still a superpower and controlled half of Europe. Now Russia's eager to display it's refurbished military as well as a pivot to Asian partners such as China President Vladimir Putin who was visiting Russia's far east is expected to attend the war games, which are called Vostok twenty eighteen were east twenty eighteen Lucian Kim NPR news Moscow. You're listening to NPR news from K Q E D news. I'm Brian watt. Close to twenty percent of all the marijuana products tested in California for potency and purity have failed. That's according to state data provided to the Associated Press. The state began testing on July first in the first two months nearly eleven thousand samples were checked almost two. Thousand failed in some cases. The product must be destroyed, but many involve labeling issues that can be corrected testing has been especially tough on infused cookies and candies about one third of those samples have failed in much smaller numbers testing found unacceptable levels of pesticides, solvents and bacteria, including e coli and salmonella state. Health officials have announced that two Californians have died of West Nile virus this year in Glen, and Yuba counties. But this season is shaping up to be milder than recent years cake health reporter, April Dembosky explains West Nile virus is spread by mosquitoes bite. Infected birds then pass it on when they bite humans in two thousand fourteen in the middle of California's historic drought. The number of human cases spite to more than eight hundred because birds and mosquitoes were competing over fewer water sources this year. There are only fifty six human cases, so far and just one in the bay. Area. That officials warn the season is still peeking. Most people who contract West Nile virus show, no symptoms. Twenty percent. Get flu like aches and fever and one percent can develop serious neurologic illnesses like meningitis that.

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New York subpoenas eight Catholic dioceses in sex abuse probe: source

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00:33 sec | 2 years ago

New York subpoenas eight Catholic dioceses in sex abuse probe: source

"Trump appointee claiming to be part of the Trump resistance. Are we watching a slow coup or a cowardly cover your butt and a teacher and Mississippi thought the name of the fifteen year old black boy who had been murdered by a group of white boys in nineteen Fifty-nine sounded familiar? I'm just going to check with my aunt to see if maybe she knows some information. And that's when she informed me that he was indeed our cousin news is I. Live from NPR news in Washington, I'm Lakshmi Singh. The New York attorney

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Palestinians angered at US over UNRWA cuts

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Palestinians angered at US over UNRWA cuts

"Palestinians are condemning the Trump administration's decision to end funding for the UN agency for Palestinian refugees. But Israel is praising the move as NPR's Daniel. Estrin reports from Jerusalem the funding cut, reverses decades of US policy the US had been the world's largest donor. To. The UN's program that gives food and run schools and clinics in Palestinian refugee. Camps. Refugees fled or were kicked out of their homes when Israel was founded seventy years ago they and their descendants demand the right of return. To what is today Israel Israel rejects that to manned and it accuses the UN of perpetuating Palestinian refugees plight the US has adopted Isreaeli criticism of the program and the Israeli Prime minister's. Office says it supports the new decision to. Stop funding it the UN says, it's looking, to raise Funds from other countries to try to make up for the three hundred million dollars the US cut.

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No backing down on Trump Foundation lawsuit, New York AG says

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No backing down on Trump Foundation lawsuit, New York AG says

"A Washington lobbyist is pleading guilty. To a single felony, charge stemming, from the Russia probe and peers Carrie Johnson reports Samuel patent says he. Failed to register as a foreign agent Samuel Patton told the judge I would like, to plead guilty in, a. Thirty minute hearing in Washington DC patent acknowledged doing lobby work for Ukrainian political party included writing talking. Points drafting, opinion articles, and, setting up, meetings with. Members of congress in the State Department prosecutors say patent, failed to, register as activities. At the direction of a foreign oligarch even though he knew better at the. Time patent is agreed to cooperate with investigators looking into. Russian election interference the judge ordered him to turn. Over his passport and secure, permission to travel outside the DC

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Washington, D.C., lobbyist pleads guilty to failing to file as foreign agent

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00:43 sec | 2 years ago

Washington, D.C., lobbyist pleads guilty to failing to file as foreign agent

"A Washington lobbyist is pleading guilty. To a single felony, charge stemming, from the Russia probe and peers Carrie Johnson reports Samuel patent says he. Failed to register as a foreign agent Samuel Patton told the judge I would like, to plead guilty in, a. Thirty minute hearing in Washington DC patent acknowledged doing lobby work for Ukrainian political party included writing talking. Points drafting, opinion articles, and, setting up, meetings with. Members of congress in the State Department prosecutors say patent, failed to, register as activities. At the direction of a foreign oligarch even though he knew better at the. Time patent is agreed to cooperate with investigators looking into. Russian election interference the judge ordered him to turn. Over his passport and secure, permission to travel outside the DC

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US Judge: Housing funds for Puerto Ricans who fled Hurricane Maria must end

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US Judge: Housing funds for Puerto Ricans who fled Hurricane Maria must end

"A federal judge is rejecting a request to extend housing, assistance for Puerto Ricans displaced by hurricane Maria NPR's Greg Allen reports FEMA subsidies for Puerto Ricans living in temporary housing will now end in two weeks. More than one thousand Puerto Ricans on the island and in twenty seven states. Are still receiving Housing. Assistance from FEMA the aid program has been extended. Four times since it was I put in place after hurricane Maria in a ruling in Worcester. Massachusetts US district judge Thomas Hillman denied a request. By attorneys representing displaced Puerto Ricans for a further eight extension the judge to the program would. Continue until September thirteenth to give evacuees time to make other housing arrangements judge home and said FEMA has. Provided all these systems required by law it's possible some Puerto Ricans may be left homeless however the judge, writes the court can order that defendants to do that which inter humanitarian and carrying world should be done it can only order the defendants to do. That which law requires

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02:17 min | 2 years ago

"lucian kim npr" Discussed on KQED Radio

"Not that plus time traveling with the colombian rock legends at this european levels that's all coming up on that the usa i'm marina horsa stay with us nothing i guess live from npr news in washington i'm janine herbst president trump is in helsinki where he meets with russian president vladimir putin in their first dedicated summit tomorrow trump says he'll raise the subject of russia's interference in the us election and as npr's lucian kim reports both leaders are holding expectations in check president trump and putin will meet one on one and then with advisers at the presidential palace which once served as czars helsinki residents when finland was part of the russian empire expectations for a breakthrough are low on both sides the for putin the mere fact of the summit is a success since he hasn't changed any of his policies and categorically denies involvement in the two thousand sixteen presidential election trump has said he would firmly ask the russian president about election interference but he's also said he hopes putin will become his friend other issues at the top of the agenda will be serious civil war russia's military intervention ukraine an arms control the kremlin says there won't be a final communicate but that the leaders will make statements at a joint press conference after their meeting lucian kim npr news helsinki several eu countries say they will take in some of the hundreds of migrants who are currently being held onto military ships in the mediterranean off the coast of sicily but the bbc's danny abra hard reports the prime minister of the czech republic says taking migrants in would lead down the road to hell andrey badesch like several other central european leaders believes any redistribution of migrants around the eu must be purely voluntary that position was endorsed last month at a european summit a retreat from earlier attempts to impose mandatory quotas for the eu also advocate solidarity and the new italian government's tough line on migrants arrivals regularly refusing permission to disembark rescued people seems to be getting some results germany has agreed to take fifty of the migrants and prime minister context says mortar and france have offered to do like finally he said italy starting to be heard the bbc's danny apr.

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02:07 min | 2 years ago

"lucian kim npr" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"What's ten known delivered ted conferences around the world gift of the human imagination we've had to believe in impossible thing the true nature of reality beckons just beyond those talks those ideas for radio from npr i'm guy coming up i think everyone's been hated everybody always made fun of my name being gay was a sin he asked me what are you from everyone has been the hater why did he commit this series of hate crimes it was a license for me to be angry the question is who takes responsibility for stopping this episode why we hate first this news live from npr news in washington i'm janine herbst president trump is in helsinki where he meets tomorrow with russian president vladimir putin in their first dedicated summit trump says he'll raise the subject of russia's interference in the us election and is npr's lucian kim reports both leaders are holding expectations in check president trump and putin will meet one on one and then with advisers at the presidential palace which once served as czars helsinki residents when finland was part of the russian empire expectations for a breakthrough are low on both sides the for putin the mere fact of the summit is a success since he hasn't changed any of his policies and categorically denies involvement in two thousand sixteen presidential election trump has said he would firmly ask the russian president about election interference but he's also said he hopes putin will become his friend other issues at the top of the agenda will be serious civil war russia's military intervention in ukraine and arms control the kremlin says there won't be a final communique but that the leaders will make statements at a joint press conference after their meeting lucian kim npr news helsinki a deadly wildfire near yosemite national park in california has quadrupled in size jeremy siegel for member station k q e d reports the park is still open but visitors are being asked to avoid one of the entrances the ferguson fire.

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WNYC 93.9 FM

02:35 min | 2 years ago

"lucian kim npr" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"To provide relevant documents president trump and russian president vladimir putin will meet for a summit in helsinki finland next month npr's lucian kim reports from moscow the meeting is a victory for putin who seeking to normalize relations following accusations of russian interference in us elections in synchronized press releases the white house and the kremlin said the two presidents will discuss bilateral relations and global security on july sixteenth the meeting will come after president trump attention annual nato summit in belgium and makes his first official visit to britain us national security adviser john bolton said moscow wednesday he doesn't expect concrete results but simply holding the summit should be viewed as an accomplishment russia's faced international isolation after annex crimea for years ago and evidence of russian interference in the twenty sixteen elections led the us to tighten sanctions even more from suggested a full fledged summit during a phone call with putin and march as a two leaders of so far met only twice on the sidelines of large international gatherings lucian kim npr news moscow on wall street stocks are up the dow up eighty three this is npr news european leaders are meeting in brussels today to address deep divisions over how to deal with the influx of migrants npr psoriasis are honey nelson reports from brussels several european leaders are threatening to take unilateral lateral action if the summit doesn't net a hard line on migration just how serious the disagreements are became clear as the leaders arrived at the summit hungarian prime minister viktor orban's referred to the largely muslim asylum seekers who come to the eu as an invasion even though no more than two a day cross into his country iran says hungary has already unilaterally sealed its borders malville will make a move reconstruction of european democracy and finally the people who really request but german chancellor angela merkel told reporters the fate of the eu depends on its members working together she and french president emmanuel macron or pushing the summer goers to find points they can agree on like better security at the borders in more control of asylum seekers psoriasis are heading alison npr news brussels wineries and vineyards around the world are moving their operations to cooler zones in an effort to beat the impacts of climate change they say they're also planting varieties that do better in the heat and shading their grapes with more leaf canopy in oregon zone with.

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02:23 min | 2 years ago

"lucian kim npr" Discussed on NPR News Now

"Iran contends that by pulling out the us violated the deal and that argument has widespread agreement among the five countries left the uk france germany russia and china a senior iranian official says tehran expects to continue to do good business with the russians and chinese but europe needs to find a way to protect its companies from us sanctions if they keep doing business in iran peter kenyon npr news vienna russian president vladimir putin says he still wants to meet with president trump who first proposed osama during phone call in march npr's lucian kim reports from moscow putin voice rare criticism of the trump administration for withdrawing from international agreements speaking at an economic conference attended by the leaders of france and japan president putin lamented the age of sanctions protectionism and broken deals but avoided mentioning trump by name muslim in the auto mechanic couldn't said he was not happy with the state of us russian relations was still interested in one on one meeting with trump the russian president said there were plenty of things to talk about including the risk of a new arms race as well as north korea niran putin questioned whether the united states was going to reconsider international agreements after every presidential election and said washington was using sanctions like a club to beat other countries lucian kim npr news moscow this is npr news police in ontario researching for two men after a bomb was detonated in a restaurant outside toronto at least fifteen people were hurt some of them critically dan carbon chuck has details salih say to ben enter the bombay bell restaurant late thursday detonated an improvised explosive device they were then seen fleeing after the explosion police have released a photo of the two men interesting the public's help in them one is described as being in his mid twenties with light skin and a stocky build the other is described as having light skin and thin the photo shows both wearing dark hoodies pulled over their heads with their faces covered no one has claimed responsibility for the attack three of the victims are in critical condition the attack comes a month after a driver plowed into pedestrians in toronto killing ten and injuring fifteen for npr news i'm dan carpenter in toronto and new european union data privacy law now in fact is having a sweeping impact on companies around the globe teri schultz report.

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NPR News Now

02:17 min | 3 years ago

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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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01:47 min | 3 years ago

"lucian kim npr" Discussed on KQED Radio

"Well the russian military says that only a fifth of the missiles fired during a us led strike in syria this month reach their targets npr's lucian kim reports from moscow russia plans to enhance the syrian military with new anti aircraft weaponry russian general sergei roots goi contradicted the pentagon's assessment that all one hundred five missiles hit their targets saying no more than twenty two did following a detailed analysis by the russian military speaking to journalists in moscow the general said to missiles that failed to reach their targets including an american made tomahawk cruise missile had been brought back to moscow to be studied rutskoi said most of the downed missiles have been destroyed by soviet made anti aircraft systems and that russia will deliver new antiaircraft systems to syria in the near future moscow is backing syrian leader bouchara assad in his country's civil war and says the alleged chemical attack in april was staged by rebels to provoke a us response the pentagon has called claims at serious shot down missiles during the strike part of a russian disinformation campaign lucian kim npr news moscow international donors are pledging more than four billion dollars in humanitarian aid for syria and neighboring countries housing syrian refugees the united nations says it needs more than seven billion dollars eight years after the syrian civil war began the un says more than thirteen million syrians need humanitarian help roughly a quarter of the syrian population is displaced in neighboring countries the dow is down more than one hundred thirty points this is npr from k q weedy news i'm brian watt the company at the center of the plagued cleanup of san francisco's hunters point naval shipyard is launching a campaign to defend itself today tetra tech has been accused of fraud in the year's long project the navy in.

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01:53 min | 3 years ago

"lucian kim npr" Discussed on KQED Radio

"Democratic senator ben cardin joins us this hour we'll ask what role congress should play as the president weighs what to do in syria after a reported chemical attack i'm noel king david greene president trump tweeted a photo from the white house last night he's with speaker paul ryan and other republicans are giving thumbs up but his ryan's decision not to run again a sign that not everything is right in the party and we begin a series on a new generation of muslims in america taking control of their narrative it thursday morning shoutout to a late night guy david letterman turned seventy one years old today and the news is next live from npr news in washington i'm dwayne brown the kremlin says the russian military is actively using its lines of communications with the us to discuss the situation in syria as npr's lucian kim reports from moscow russia is urging restraint amid tensions over a possible us military strike against it syrian ally trembling spokesman dmitry peskov says both the russian and us military's are making use of existing channels designed to prevent a clash in syria he told journalists in moscow that the kremlin is carefully following announcements out of washington and said any steps that could raise tensions should be avoided peskov said yesterday that russia does not engage in twitter diplomacy after president trump tweeted that russia should be ready for smart missiles fired at syria trump threatened to take military action following a suspected chemical attack by the syrian government in the town of duma the kremlin which is allied with syrian leader bouchara assad maintains the attack was staged by rebels to stoke international outrage meanwhile the russian military says syrian government now controls douma as well as the rest of the eastern good a region outside damascus lucian kim npr news moscow in texas a former nurse fired last month has been charged with murder in the death of a patient last year police say he will likely face additional charges for causing stroke like injuries to several other patients tyler police chief jimmy towler.

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01:37 min | 3 years ago

"lucian kim npr" Discussed on NPR News Now

"Support for this npr podcast and the following message come from trans union with trans union credit monitoring all it takes his a couple of clicks to lock your trans union and equifax credit reports get credit lock your credit score and so much more at trans union dot com slash npr live from npr news in washington i'm to wayne brown the kremlin says the russian military is actively using its lines of communications with the us to discuss the situation in syria as npr's lucian kim reports from moscow russia is urging restraint amid tensions over a possible us military strike against it syrian ally trembling spokesman dmitry peskov says both the russian and us military's are making use of existing channels designed to prevent a clash in syria he told journalists in moscow that the kremlin is carefully following announcements out of washington and said any steps that could raise tensions should be avoided peskov said yesterday that russia does not engage in twitter diplomacy after president trump tweeted that russia should be ready for smart missiles fired at syria trump threatened to take military action following a suspected chemical attack by the syrian government in the town of duma the kremlin which is allied with syrian leader boucharlat saad maintains the attack was staged by rebels to stoke international outrage meanwhile the russian military says the syrian government now controls zuma as well as the rest of the eastern gooda region outside damascus lucian kim npr news moscow in texas a former nurse fired last month has been charged with murder in the death of a patient last year police say he will likely face additional charges for causing stroke like injuries to several other patients tyler police chief jimmy towler.

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"lucian kim npr" Discussed on WLRH 89.3 HD3

"A medical team backs needing against polio in a remote border area of pakistan the ap reports to workers are dead another two injured npr's diaa hadid reports from mingora another three members of the vaccination team will missing after the attack it comes after a killing in january when a polio wocka and had daughter was shot militants have attacked paalea workers in pakistan's a years ever since the cia used vaccinators in their attempts to identify osama bin laden he was killed in two thousand eleven in the city of about abed voters in russia going to the polls in the country's presidential election vladimir putin all but certain to win npr's lucian kim reports that the main issue for the kremlin is boosting turnout to give putin a convincing mandate for the next six years polling stations have opened across russia's eleven timezones from chicago which touches alaska to kaliningrad on the border with poland letting putin who has ruled russia for more than eighteen years is on track to win a fourth presidential term besides putin seven other candidates are on the ballot none of whom are polling above the single digits turn out in such a predictable election is the kremlin's biggest concern and local authorities are getting out voters with free food selfie contests and mandatory attendance lists for government workers lucian kim npr news you catcher in berg russia and this is npr news southeast asian leaders in australia's prime minister or showing unity when it comes to north korea leaders of osceola on where the association of southeast asian nations have issued a joint statement calling on north korea to rein in its nuclear programs australia host to the summit meeting this weekend despite not being a member of osceola a busy weekend for sports apparel olympics has wrapped up in south korea with today's closing ceremony much attention on college basketball and which teams will advance to the sweet sixteen in the in the ncaa tournament for the second week in a row tiger woods is in contention on the last day of a golf tournament heading into the final round of the arnold palmer invitational woods is five shots behind the leader from orlando florida npr's tom goldman reports the fact that tiger woods one of golf's greatest players is even in contention again that's a big deal even woods doubted he could recover from the back problems that have kept him winless for nearly five years.

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01:31 min | 3 years ago

"lucian kim npr" Discussed on NPR News Now

"Speaking to reporters leoro said moscow and beijing are pushing for a diplomatic resolution to rising tensions over north korea's nuclear program lulu will breathe q approve that's solution he said any attempt use un resolutions as a pretext for military force would lead to unforeseeable consequences for the whole region lavrov said russia and china would be pushing their common position on north korea at the un security council lucian kim npr news moscow authorities in china say they will allow foreign medical experts to help treat and imprison nobel peace prize laureate in peers anthony kyun reports from beijing that the prominent political dissident is suffering from late stage liver cancer the judicial bureau in liaoning province says in an online statement that liu xiaobo as medical team agreed to a request from his family for us german and other doctors to join the team the us and german governments have both called on beijing to allow leo to be treated where every wishes including overseas the away sentenced to eleven years in jail in two thousand nine on subversion charges he's currently on medical parole china dismisses foreign intervention a nieto's cases unwarranted meddling but allowing the foreign experts suggested that wants to deflect international criticism of liu's case anthony kuhn npr news beijing on wall street at this hour the dow jones industrial average is down fifty three points at twenty one thousand four hundred twenty six the nasdaq is up four points at sixty one hundred fourteen.

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