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"mer lori lightfoot" Discussed on WBEZ Chicago

WBEZ Chicago

06:20 min | 2 months ago

"mer lori lightfoot" Discussed on WBEZ Chicago

"Reporting on ties between Russian and Ukrainian oligarchs and Trump allies. His new article focuses on Andre Dear Koch Ah, seven term member of the Ukrainian parliament who supported the former Russian backed government. He gave misleading information to Giuliani to discredit Joe Biden. First news. Life from NPR NEWS. I'm Laxmi, saying the White House is urging companies to reduce their exposure to ransomware attacks following the recent string of security breaches in other countries and at home. Including U S Infrastructure. NPR's Greg Marie reports on the administration's advice to corporate executives and business leaders in a new memo Computer log in should have at least two steps. Not just one password. Critical data should be backed up and kept offline so that if the hackers do get in and encrypt data, freeze it up. A company can still function on. A lot of these hacks are very pretty simple fishing operations where somebody steals an email s O. The defense isn't necessarily all that complicated, but everybody has to do their part. NPR's Greg Marie Weeks ago. Ransomware attack on colonial Pipeline. Parolee shut down operations and trigger panic buying of gas stations across the southeast over the weekend hankers cause disruptions for meat processing. John J. B s a major supplier to the U. S. The FBI suspects. The attacks were carried out by different Russian based actors. And yesterday, the Massachusetts Steamship Authority announced it was also the target of a ransomware attack. Administration has finalized its plan to ship tens of millions of covert 19 vaccines to countries in need. NPR's Windsor Johnson reports along the way to global vaccine sharing program comes his demand for the shots has dropped significantly. In the U. S. The administration will distribute 75% of its surplus doses through co backs. A U. N backed agency came to getting the vaccine to poor countries and national security Advisor Jake Sullivan says the U. S. Will have a say in how those doses are divvied up. We're sharing them in a wide range of countries within Latin America and the Caribbean. South and Southeast Asia and across Africa in coordination with the African Union. While Kovacs will get the most of the U. S surplus, the administration says it will keep 25% in reserve and to share directly with allies and partners. White House has said it plans to share 80 million doses with other countries by the end of this month. Windsor Johnston. NPR NEWS Washington President Biden meets with Queen Elizabeth the second later this month following his meetings of the G seven summit in southwest England. Here's NPR's Frank Langfitt, the president and first lady Jill Biden will meet the queen at Windsor Castle outside of London. Movie the 13th president to meet the Queen, England's longest serving monarch. This will be Biden's first overseas trip since taking office in the queen's first major event since the funeral of her husband, Prince Philip, in April. Fine arrives in England next week for the first meeting of leaders of seven of the world's wealthiest democracies in nearly two years. United Kingdom is hosting the meeting, which has a sprawling agenda in public and private. He just will discuss everything from rebuilding the global economy after the pandemic to combating climate change to cybersecurity and managing the rise of China. Frank Langfitt NPR NEWS London You're listening to NPR news. It's 104. Good afternoon. It's 82 degrees. I'm the Salafis with WB. Easy news. The city of Chicago is now on track to foolery open by next Friday, weeks ahead of schedule. Mer Lori Lightfoot making the announcement this morning, Chicago Public Health Commissioner Alison are but he says the city is dropping all capacity restrictions at shops, bars, restaurants and more starting June. 11th that puts the city in line with the state of Illinois is plans to reopen on the same date, baby. Five march, sort of the last stage of covert. Not before it is over, but that we drop whole capacity limitations. So, yeah, it means that restaurants will not have capacity limits and preach. Mayor and Dr our body sighting. Increasingly low test positivity rates. Just 2% of all covert tests are coming back positive. The city also seeing about 135 new cases a day. A new study suggesting Chicago is not doing enough to protect undocumented immigrants from federal enforcement agencies. Claude WB Easy's Claudia Morel has that story. Chicago is a proud Sanctuary city Earlier this year, the City Council added more protections to prevent the police from cooperating with ice. A new University of Chicago study suggests that ice can still gain access to the city's vast surveillance network without ever checking in with CPD. Nicole Hallett is with the university's immigrant rights clinic. I can use that data to find people locate people arrest people and the poor people, whether ever picking up the phone and talking to someone how it says this type of backdoor data gathering will continue unless city ends old data sharing agreements that have been in place since 9 11. Then. Claudia morale. WBC news here itching to be in the Chicago Marathon. Organizers say they expect to register 35,000 participants for the race when it returns October 10th. The marathon, of course, was canceled because of the pandemic last year and organizer's today announcing they're kicking off its 18 week training period next week. Organizers say they continue to work on plans to make the event safe and current with the latest health guidelines. Possible safety measures could include wearing a mask during the race weekend except when participants are in the race or being asked for proof of vaccination. Organizer's will given updated At least a lobbyist. This is W Be easy news. Support for NPR comes from NPR stations. Other contributors include Duck duck Go, Ah Privacy company committed to making privacy online simple used by tens of millions. They offer private..

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"mer lori lightfoot" Discussed on WBEZ Chicago

WBEZ Chicago

03:34 min | 2 months ago

"mer lori lightfoot" Discussed on WBEZ Chicago

"And I've got to the last flight. Yes, black people have had to fight for everything we've gotten in this country. I just got off the boat was, I'd like to say everything we have ever accomplished. It was a fight. They're normally through the court system. Survivors are suing the city of Tulsa and other entities for reparations. For NPR News. I'm Elizabeth Caldwell in Tulsa. European regulators have authorized the use of the Fizer by on Tech Corona virus vaccine for Children ages. 12 to 15 in the European Union. MPR's Rob Schmitz reports. The green light from the European Medicines agency means you member states can begin vaccinating adolescents against the virus that has led to the deaths of more than three million people worldwide. The move comes nearly three weeks after the U. S. Food and Drug Administration have proved the same vaccine for 12 to 15 year old Children in the United States. NPR's Rob Smith's while the pandemic battered the U. S economy last year. That was apparently not the case for CEO Pay, which rose again The typical pay package for C E O of the S and P 500 company last year reached $12.7 million. As a roughly 5% gain, while some CEO's took salary cuts, hoping to show solidarity with laid off for furloughed workers. Some boards also change performance targets, making it easier for CEO stern hefty bonuses. On Wall Street. Today the Dow was up 64 points. The NASDAQ Rose 12 points. This is NPR. 46 degrees, some heavy rains six. So four I'm Lisa lobbies with that WB easy news. Facing a Monday deadline for the end of the Illinois legislative session. Parents and community members are demanding passage of a bill to create a fully elected school board for Chicago. WB EASY, Sara Karp reports a bill that would replace Chicago's May aural appointed school board with an elected one has already passed the House and a Senate committee. Parents and activists gathered at the taps and center today to send the message to Springfield that they want it done. Now, many of them say they're sick and tired of pushing for an elected school board after years of trying, But Mary Berry Lightfoot is against a fully elected school board. She's behind a hybrid bill that would include appointed and elected members, with the majority still appointed. Sending president has promised to bring the bill to the Senate floor, but has said he wants a compromise while the two sides have been talking so far, no compromise has been reached. Sarah Carp the BBC News in Time, Illinois, lawmakers have finally passed an amendment to fix longstanding equity issues in the states. Predominantly white cannabis industry The Illinois Senate today passed an amendment to create new opportunities for so called social equity applicants. These are people who have been impacted by the war on drugs. A previous process was put on hold after it was found to be ineffective in issuing licenses to local applicants who are truly impacted by the war on drugs. Advocates and lawmakers were together diligently to develop the amendment, hoping it will help get the long delayed licensing process on track. No existing dispensaries in Illinois are majority black owned African Americans suffered disproportionately from the war on drugs in the fixed, still needs the governor's signature, but he does support the measure. And ahead of Memorial Day weekend Mer Lori Lightfoot has announced plans to beef up patrols in the city's most violent neighborhoods. This is part of her anti violence strategy for the summer Memorial Day weekend is historically Chicago's most violent weekend of the year. Sports Cubs beat the Reds INS in at Wrigley Field. A one nothing White Sox hosting Baltimore. It's 7 10 tonight and the Chicago sky hosting the L A. Sparks tip off at seven showers and thunderstorms tonight And then, Sonny tomorrow This is.

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"mer lori lightfoot" Discussed on WBEZ Chicago

WBEZ Chicago

05:39 min | 2 months ago

"mer lori lightfoot" Discussed on WBEZ Chicago

"First up, We break down the latest news on abortion rights. New restrictions have been signed into law in Texas and Mississippi. What does that mean for the Supreme Court and the future of Roe v. Wade Later in the hour? A conversation with Nigerian British author Boulud Bubble Ola. Her new book retails classic Love stories with the modern spin. What is it about love and romance that resonates throughout the ages. We want to hear your favorite love stories to real or fictional email lots at one a.m. w A. M. You got or Live from NPR news in Washington on corporate Coleman. It's the 11th day of fighting between Israel and Hamas militants in Gaza and the pace of attacks has slowed down. On Wednesday, President Biden told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. He expected a significant de escalation and fighting NPR's Daniel Estrin reports from Jerusalem. Israel continued with air strikes early Thursday. It said it hit Hamas tunnels and the homes of Hamas militant commanders. Some main streets were bombed, but Gaza residents said there were fewer Israeli strikes them before. For the first time since the start of fighting, Mork ours ventured out in Gaza. Some restaurants even opened and some kids played in the streets. Palestinian militants continued firing rockets at Israel, but less intensively than in previous days of fighting. The Hamas officials said he expected a ceasefire in one or two days. Israel has not said if it's ready for a cease fire. Daniel Estrin. NPR NEWS Jerusalem Americans across the political spectrum say they're concerned about the rising number of migrants crossing the US Mexico border illegally. NPR's Joel Rose reports on the findings of a new NPR Ipsos poll on immigration. The poll found broad bipartisan agreement that the situation at the border is a problem, and most said it's a major problem. 3/4 of Americans say they're concerned about ensuring proper care for unaccompanied minors taken into custody at the border. But at the same time, the poll conducted by Ipsos found broad bipartisan support for a pathway to citizenship for certain groups of unauthorized immigrants who are already living in the country. Roughly 70% of Americans support creating a legal pathway for farm workers and other essential workers. And two thirds of respondents favor a pathway to citizenship for those known as dreamers, young people who are brought to the country illegally as Children. Joel Rose. NPR NEWS Washington The House is going to vote today on a supplemental security funding bill worth nearly $2 trillion and includes money to reimburse the National Guard and other agencies for work on the deadly attack at the U. S. Capitol. It also beefs up Capitol security and protection for members. Twitter users can once again apply to get a blue verified. Check Mark NPR Shannon Bond reports. The company is relaunching its verification program, focusing on high profile user's Twitter stopped giving out blue checks after it verified the account of a white nationalist back in 2017, sparking outrage. The company said the checks were meant to authenticate identity, but critics said they looked like an endorsement. Now Twitter has overhauled verification to focus on what it calls accounts of high public interest. Get a blue check accounts must fit one of six categories. Government accompany brand or organization, journalists, entertainment, sports and gaming or activist, organizer or other influential person verified accounts must be active and they cannot have broken Twitter's rules in the last year. Shannon BONDS NPR news on Wall Street, the Dow was up 153 points. The NASDAQ is up 180 points. This is NPR. It's 10 04. And this is W Be easy news. Good afternoon. Good morning, Only Salafis Mer. Lori Lightfoot in Chicago is agreeing to create a database of complaints against police officers, but this has some serious limitations. A new proposal is a significantly watered down version of an ordinance introduced in April. Chicago Deputy Inspector General Deborah What's Berg pushed for the database in the first place, but says Lightfoot's proposal is incremental pocket change when the city owes a transformational downpayment on transparency in policing Meantime, the Fraternal Order of Police has issued a vote of no confidence against Mayor Lightfoot, Superintendent David Brown and first Deputy Superintendent Eric Carter. F O P President John Captain Zara sided working conditions as one reason for the unanimous vote, he said, canceling days off and 12 hour shifts were unnecessary and eroded morale and officers mental health. Is the U. S. Supreme Court compared prepares to address the issue of abortion this year. Some Illinois Democrats are trying to repeal what's known as the last anti abortion law on the state. Books. WB Easy's Tony Arnold has that story. Some state lawmakers want to eliminate the requirement that a health care provider notify the parent or guardian of minors seeking abortions. If there is no parent or guardian than the matter goes to a judge hears Democratic State representative animal ER, it was really a way to slow down and prevent people from having access to reproductive health care. Under the guise of parental notification, state data show. Fewer miners have gotten an abortion since the law went into effect in 2013 in a letter to lawmakers, Cardinal Blaze Super Chin Catholic bishops argue that data show quote Live stayed by this law are real and present among us Tony Arnold. It would be easy News and Chicago residents who are 65 years old and older and have a disability or medical condition can now have access to in home vaccinations for covert the city. Some bound program is run by the Chicago Fire Department community paramedics it launched in March. The department has delivered vaccines to more than 2600 individuals as of Tuesday. Cubs hosting the Nationals this afternoon. The White Sox are off It's.

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"mer lori lightfoot" Discussed on WBEZ Chicago

WBEZ Chicago

05:04 min | 3 months ago

"mer lori lightfoot" Discussed on WBEZ Chicago

"As industry comes roaring back after losing ground in the pandemic last year, So of course, no key question will be what are you going to use and spend all this money on the time making that said after the news? Life from NPR News in Washington. I'm Louise Schiavone. India continues to struggle with its covert 19 emergency as hospitals, treatment centers of all kinds and crematoriums face an unprecedented surge in the U. S. Where a third of the population 100 million people have been fully vaccinated. The decision has been made to restrict travel from India. As of Tuesday, non US citizens from India will not be allowed to enter the country. Ah move undertaken due to concern about several Corona virus variants. NPR's Tamara Keith has details most non US citizens will not be allowed to travel to the U. S from India. Starting May 4th in a statement, White House press secretary Jen Psaki says this action is being taken on the advice of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Quote in light of the extraordinarily high Covad 19 caseload and multiple variants circulating in India. The travel ban will not apply to US citizens, permanent lawful residents and some other exceptions. The U. S has sent helped India, including oxygen supplies, therapeutics and test kits, as covert cases have overwhelmed hospitals. India joins China, Iran, Europe, South Africa and Brazil, all of which have had similar travel bans imposed due to Cove it Tamara Keith, NPR news and the U. S mask requirement covering workers and travelers at airports on commercial aircraft and on bus and rail systems have been extended through September 13th. They had previously been slated to expire. May 11th Vice president Kamila Harris today champion the Biden administration goal of making transportation between home and jobs easier and more affordable for working people. Often it is the case for working people in America that they cannot afford to work where they live. They need to then travel some distance, and it shouldn't require that you have the financial ability to own a car pay insurance pay for new tires. To be able to go to work. The vice president spoke at a round table discussion and Cincinnati Rudy Giuliani is speaking out, falling the FBI raids this week on his home and office as part of a criminal investigation into the former New York City mayor. NPR's Ryan Lucas has details. In an interview with Fox News, Giuliani said the FBI agents seized around a dozen electronic devices. Such as phones, laptops and hard drives. The agents were executed a court approved search warrant as part of an investigation into possible violations of foreign lobbying laws. Giuliani says the warrant was connected to his alleged failure to register his representation of a Ukrainian national Speaking to Tucker Carlson, Giuliani denied any wrongdoing. I never ever Represented a foreign national Federal investigators in New York have been probing Giuliani's Ukraine work for more than a year. Giuliani was a central figure in the Ukraine scandal that led to President Trump's first impeachment. Brian Lucas. NPR NEWS Washington The Dow down 1 85. This is NPR. 52 degrees at 404. Good afternoon. I'm Alva Laura. With WB. Easy news. Chicago is looking to see if there's another electric company interested in providing energy to city residents. WB Easy's Becky V. V reports. Commonwealth Edison has had an agreement with the city to provide electricity to Chicagoans for decades. The latest 30 year deal expired of the end of 2020 but now with the utility giant caught in an ongoing corruption probe Mer. Lori Lightfoot is looking for alternatives. Matthew Cason leads a campaign pushing for Chicago to create a public utility like the Water Department. He called the city's move today a pleasant surprise. Bare minimum that he is at least trying to increase its leverage and the franchise negotiations. Cason says the formal request for information could give the city better data on costs and potential rates for consumers. Demand a better deal. Becky V. V W be easy news. Chicago officials commemorated Arbor Day with a tree planting ceremony and Nicholas Stem Academy campus over 109 trees were planted this week at the school to celebrate the 149th anniversary of Arbor Day in the U. S, is part of Chicago's initiative to plant more than 7000 trees in neighborhoods around the city this year. Senior city Forrester, Peter to back sis. Trees are not only good for the environment, trees are actually an appreciating asset trees, actually, as they mature, are going to be worth more and be more valuable than when they were planted. You back says you can request a tree planted in front of your home for free by calling 311. They were good sports. Busy day for Chicago teams nine games tonight for the White Sox, who are at home against the Indians. Cubs were on the road to face Cincinnati Bulls are home they take on the Bucks at eight. Bulls are 10 games below 500. With 10 games left to play.

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"mer lori lightfoot" Discussed on WBEZ Chicago

WBEZ Chicago

04:03 min | 3 months ago

"mer lori lightfoot" Discussed on WBEZ Chicago

"The numbers are in the U. S economy is on track to grow at its fastest pace since 1984 also twin that competition for the future, In my View, way, also need to make a once in a generation investment on our families and our Children. President Biden's ambitious agenda will require support from Congress. We'll speak with the Democrat and Republican who are members of the so called Problem Solvers Caucus and as U. S. Troops prepare to leave Afghanistan. One refugee who escaped the Taliban says she's terrified for the future of Afghan women. They're hopeless. They don't know what's going to happen to them after the Americans leave, the news is first. Live from NPR news. I'm Laxmi saying Big U. S. Supreme Court win today for immigrant advocates in a 6 to 3 decision that divided the high court's conservative majority. The justices overturned a lower court ruling that sought to prevent a Guatemalan immigrant from fighting to stay in the U. S. Where he lived for more than a decade. Ah High Court found the federal government failed to properly notify a goose Denise Chavez to appear for removal hearing. The decision stands to affect hundreds of thousands of immigration cases. Conservative justices Neil Gorsuch, Clarence Thomas and Amy Cockney bear joined the court's three liberal justices. In today's ruling President Biden's back in Georgia, the red turned blue state that elected him over Donald Trump and sent to Democrats to the U. S. Senate to tip the scale in their party's favor. He's visiting privately with former President Jimmy Carter, just days after Carter's vice president Walter Mondale, died. Brighton's also focused on publicly pitching the agenda he presented to a joint session of Congress last night that prioritized climate change and infrastructure overhaul job creation and paying for college. Ambassador Susan Rice, who now heads the U. S Domestic Policy Council, spoke to NPR about Biden's pledges on education. We talked about not only two years of free community college, which is vitally important for skill building as well as providing a platform to four year colleges. But he also said that he would dramatically increase the amount of the Pell Grant, Ambassador Rice's mother, the late lowest Dixon Rise champion. The grants creation came to be known as the mother of the Pell Grant. US Food and Drug Administration is moving to ban Men Thal cigarettes popular with black smokers, NPR's Debbie Elliott reports. The action is in response, the legal pressure from public health and civil rights groups. The FDA is top tobacco regulator Mitch Zeller says banning menthol will help address disparities in tobacco's toll on black smokers 85% of whom smoked menthols or too long. Certain populations have been targeted and disproportionately impacted by tobacco. He's the minty numbing effect of mental can make it harder to quit. Anti smoking groups that sued for a mental bands say it's overdue. Joel Lester is with the Public Health Law Center. This is the single biggest action the FDA could take to protect health. And reduce health disparities because black lives matter. A spokesman for cigarette maker Altria says criminalizing mental would have serious unintended consequences. Debbie Elliott NPR news New York City is preparing to fully reopened by July 1st. That is the date set by Mayor Bill de Blasio's for lifting covert 19 safety restrictions. However, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has said that since the start of the pandemic that he has the last say on when businesses and schools across the state will be ready to be fully reopened. The Dow is up 252 points since the Open. This is NPR news, It is 204. This is W Be easy news. Good afternoon. I'm Lisa La Bas. Chicago will be expanding capacity limits at bars, fitness centers, outdoor events and more mer Lori Lightfoot today, saying fans will also be allowed into bowls and Blackhawks games at the United Center, a 25% capacity. City is moving forward with programming this summer like movies.

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"mer lori lightfoot" Discussed on WBEZ Chicago

WBEZ Chicago

01:36 min | 3 months ago

"mer lori lightfoot" Discussed on WBEZ Chicago

"In music and the Chicago Jazz Strength Summit. That's just ahead on reset Here on 91 5 W be easy. But first, the National Guard is on standby here in Chicago ahead of a verdict in the trial of Derrick Show, then years, Lisa with more Sasha's, so we are keeping our eye open for any possible verdict, and mer Lori Lightfoot. Said she asked Governor J. B. Pritzker to deploy the guard ahead of that verdict. Lightfoot also giving a warning to people who might have plans to loot and damage property, saying Don't test us. That jury is deliberating the fate of Derrick Show. Vin, who is charged with killing George Floyd, a top military commander, says Chadian President address Debbie No has been killed on the battlefield in the fight against rebel. He died after more than three decades in power. This announcement on national television and radio came just hours after election officials have declared him the winner of the April 11th vote. Paving the way for him to stay in power for six more years. Circumstances of Debbie's death could not be immediately or independently confirmed because of the remote location. And a woman from the capital Damascus has applied to run for president of Syria. Fattened Ali. No cars candidacy makes her the first female to make a bid for the country's top job. The largely symbolic election is certain to be won by President Bashar Assad. So speaker says no. Har is a 50 year old resident of Damascus, but little is known about her. Assad is certain to run for 1/4. Seven year term White Sox Playing in Cleveland tonight, the Cubs hosting the Mets and the Chicago Red Stars hosting Kansas City. It's 7 30 this evening. It's 11 43. On the next fresh air growing up.

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Latino Groups Want DOJ Probe of Chicago Police Shooting

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00:25 sec | 3 months ago

Latino Groups Want DOJ Probe of Chicago Police Shooting

"Lawyers and community leaders will ask the Department of Justice to investigate the fatal shooting of a 13 year old boy by a Chicago police officer. Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois and Pilsen lost center will call on Mer Lori Lightfoot to accelerate court supervised changes to policing in Chicago and food and foot pursuits by officers and to invest federal covert relief dollars to help young people in the neighborhood, or Adam to later lived and died.

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"mer lori lightfoot" Discussed on WBEZ Chicago

WBEZ Chicago

05:30 min | 3 months ago

"mer lori lightfoot" Discussed on WBEZ Chicago

"All of them carry varying degrees of prison time. But will he face any time at all? Since 5 2130 officers have been arrested corn on duty shooting off them. A third were convicted on Lee, seven, were convicted of murder instead of a lesser charge. What's at stake for Minneapolis and the rest of the country. We want to hear from you. Email us at 18. W A m u dot orc or tweet US at one end Lie from NPR News on Corvin Coleman. Jury deliberation is underway in the murder trial of Derrick Show Vin charged in the killing of George Floyd. Minnesota officials are preparing for the aftermath once a verdict is reached. NPR's David Schaper. Reports from Minneapolis Governor Tim Walz is calling for law enforcement assistance from other states and deploying National Guard troops. Military Humvees and gun toting soldiers are stationed at key intersections and outside of critical government buildings in and around Minneapolis as 3000 National Guard troops are deployed here. Any government buildings look like fortresses surrounded by concrete barricades and high metal fencing topped with razor wire. And now more than 100. State Patrol officers from Ohio in Nebraska will provide additional security. NPR's David Schaper reporting from Minneapolis. The single victim who survived the Atlanta spa shootings last month that killed eight people has been released from the hospital. He is now sharing his story. Most of the deceased were women of Asian descent. Remember Station W A. B E in Atlanta. Really? Oppenheimer has more. L. C S. Hernandez Ortiz was in the therapy room of young Asian massage when police say 21 year old Robert Aaron Long opened Fire, or T says he begged along, not to shoot him. Attorney Doug Rohan. Translates Ortiz, a story who's done into yourself little quarter panel a soon as I heard the shots, I opened the door to see what was happening. I could see the bodies laying on the floor. The gunman was standing there looked at me and I dropped to the floor. Long is charged with eight counts of murder and remains in the Cherokee County Jail for NPR News. I'm Lily Oppenheimer in Atlanta, the long time leader of the Central African nation of Chad has died. Daddy and military officials say that he was wounded while visiting the north of the country where his forces are battling rebels. NPR's Michele Kelemen reports, the U. S embassy has been restricting the movements of its staff admit the turmoil in Chad. News of egress. Debbie's death comes just after election officials in Chad declared him the winner of yet another term in office. Debbie has ruled Chad for more than three decades. Former army commander who came to power after a coup in 1990. Debbie has positioned himself in recent years as a U. S partner in fighting terrorist threats in the oil rich country. That's despite U. S criticism of his human rights record. The State Department has restricted U. S government employees from traveling outside the Capitol in Janina and as issued warnings to U. S citizens about unrest in northern Chad. Michele Kelemen. NPR NEWS the State Department on Wall Street, The Dow Jones industrial average is down 270 points at 33,808. The NASDAQ is down. 130 points at 13,783. This is NPR news. It is 10 04. Good morning. I'm the syllabus. WB Easy news. Latino lawyers and community leaders will ask the Justice Department to investigate the fatal shooting of a 13 year old boy by a Chicago police officer. The group this morning is also calling on Mer Lori Lightfoot to accelerate court supervised changes to policing in Chicago and foot pursuits by officers and to invest federal covert relief dollars on helping young people in the Little Village neighborhood where Adam Toledo lived and died. Officer Eric Stillman was responding to a call of shots fired it about three in the morning on March 29th when he chased Adam into a dark alley. Students could have easier access to menstruation products while under while at school under a proposal making its way through the Illinois General Assembly. Under the plan, schools would be mandated to provide an expanded number of free menstruation products and all bathrooms for grades four through 12. Democratic state representative Barbara Hernandez of Aurora, is this measures chief sponsor and says school should make feminine hygiene products accessible the students, so they would not be embarrassed about asking for them in an emergency or because they can't afford them. This is mainly focusing tol resolve the issue of demonstrators not being able to use the products accessible to them. Instead of going to the nurse's office. Lawmakers from both parties take issue with mandating schools to provide these products and both girls and boys bathrooms. In her first visit to Illinois Since taking up residence in the White House, Jill Biden visited a community college to tout their importance to the nation's economy. The first lady made her remarks yesterday to a socially distanced audience of about 30 people at Sock Valley Community College in Dixon. She was joined by U. S Education Secretary Miguel Cardona and Governor J. B. Pritzker. During her remarks, Mrs Biden discussed her experiences and as an English professor at Northern Virginia Community College. And the virtues of the community College system Sports White Sox are in Cleveland, 5 10 Games Start and the Cubs hosting the Mets. It's 6 40 Chicago Red stars hosting Kansas.

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WBEZ Chicago

06:49 min | 3 months ago

"mer lori lightfoot" Discussed on WBEZ Chicago

"At the age of 50, now news Live from NPR news. I'm Jack Spear. Treasury Secretary Pete Buddha judge today took questions about President Biden's proposed $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan. During a White House press briefing today, Buddha Judge was asked about calls from some quarters to come up with a different way of funding the improvements and upping the corporate tax rate. His comments, coming out of a meeting, scheduled for Monday with a bipartisan group of congressional lawmakers have heard the president say that this is going to be a process of negotiation that we're going to take ideas on board that there's going to be refinement as we go. Um I haven't heard a proposal that I consider to be better than the one the president put forward. But the judge saying that after decades of under investment, the U. S has now fallen to 13th place globally in terms of infrastructure. Not fixing crumbling roads and bridges affect anyone who drives and also cost time and waste fuel. The House Ethics committee is investigating Congressman Matt Gates as NPR's Barbara Apps front reports. It follows the Syriza claims against the Florida Republican ranging from corruption to illegal drug use and sexual misconduct. The ethics committee said it is aware of public allegations against representative Gates, including claims he shared inappropriate images on the House floor, converted campaign funds to personal use and accepted a bribe. The news comes as Joel Greenberg, a former local official and Florida and an associate of Gates is expected to enter a plea deal after being indicted on charges including sex trafficking. It's unclear what kind of information he may share about Gates. The Department of Justice is also investigating whether Gates had a sexual relationship with a 17 year old and paid for her to travel with him, which could violate federal sex trafficking laws. Gates has denied the allegations and says he is the victim of an extortion attempt by a former DOJ official. Barbara Sprint. NPR NEWS Top White House advisers will hold a virtual summit Monday with CEOs from companies affected by the shortage of semiconductors, NPR's Franco or Dona as reports the bite administration sees the shortage as a national security concern. The automakers General Motors and Ford recently announced they would have to suspend production at some North American factories because of the ongoing shortage of semiconductors. The pandemic has revealed how dependent the United States is on foreign suppliers. In a statement, National Security advisor Jake Sullivan said the shortage is a perfect example of an urgent economic and national security priority for the Biden administration. Commerce Secretary Genera Mondo and National Economic Council director Brian D's will also participate next week's summit, which will include representatives from nearly 20 companies, including GM, Ford, 18 T and the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company. Franco or Dona is NPR news Stocks gained grounded weeks and the Dow Jones industrial average up 297 points today to close at 33,800. The NASDAQ was up 70 points. This is NPR. 61 degrees at 604. Good evening. I'm Alba Laura. With WB. Easy news. More than half of Cook County residents think the worst of the covert 19 pandemic is behind us, but they still want restrictions in place. WB Easy's Becky V. V reports. A new poll from researchers at Loyola University showed more than half of respondents said the worst is behind us. But another 40% say the worst is happening now or is yet to come. People of color and younger people tended to be more pessimistic. Researcher Dana Gar Barsky says she was most surprised by how many people wanted to keep restrictions in place. People wanted things to either be kept as they are or or more strict with respect to the restrictions we have on, you know public transportation or in schools or restaurants or businesses. The poll was conducted last month before the current increasing covert cases. Becky VV WBC news Starting today, Chicagoans can once again purchase food and drinks from vendors on the city's iconic Riverwalk. WB Easy Sienna Grieves Reports Mer Lori Lightfoot today announced the re opening of Riverwalk concessions last spring because of crowding concerns. The Riverwalk was closed for a period of time. But now food and recreation vendors are returning nearly a month earlier than in previous years. A city Hall spokesman says vendors are eager to open and covert 19 weary Chicagoans are ready to get back outside. The city is opting for a phased in approach with only three bars and restaurants opening today. The goal is for all Riverwalk business to be opened by the end of May. Social distancing and master required, and groups are limited to 10 People. Santa Grieves WB Easy knees. Taking sports both sick on the Hawks in Atlanta tonight. The Bulls have lost five hilarious last nine, but they've won their last three cubs in the White Sox are off and women's soccer The Chicago Red Stars begin their season tonight when they take on Houston in the Challenge Cup. At 7 30 or whether tonight partly cloudy low 45 tomorrow on and off rain heavy at times in the afternoon high 59 60, which showers early on Sunday, Right now, 61 degrees at O'Hare and Midway I'm elbow. Laura. W be easy news. Support for NPR comes from NPR stations. Other contributors include wobbly committed to helping self employed workers and small businesses Get their P P P loans application determines eligibility. Maura W. O M p l y dot com slash NPR. From NPR News in Washington. This is all things considered. I'm Audie Cornish and I'm Elsa Chang in Los Angeles as the trial of former police officer Derrick Show Vin finishes its second week. Prosecutors address the official cause of death of George Floyd Floyd is the man that show Vin is accused of murdering last May. And today we heard from medical examiners who do autopsies. NPR's Martin cost is in Minneapolis watching this trial and joins us now. Hey, Martin. I also all right, So the precise cause of George Boyd's death is obviously at the center of the murder charge, So I'm curious. How much did the medical examiner's help clarify things? Well, clarity is what the prosecution was hoping for. Today. They have a bit of a problem because the language on George Floyd's death certificate is open to interpretation. The cause of death is the following quote, cardiopulmonary arrest, complicating Law enforcement's Abdul restraint and neck compression. 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"mer lori lightfoot" Discussed on WBEZ Chicago

WBEZ Chicago

05:04 min | 3 months ago

"mer lori lightfoot" Discussed on WBEZ Chicago

"Balance is always tipped in favor of employers, and we remember rapper DMX born Earl Simmons. He's died in New York at the age of 50, now news Live from NPR News. I'm Jack Spear, Florida Congressman Matt Gates has reportedly retained two prominent New York attorneys as he faces a Justice Department investigation into sex trafficking allegations involving underage girls. Spokesperson for Gates, confirming today the congressman has hired Mark McKay see and Isabel Kershner to leave his legal team. In a statement, Gates representative saying he will fight back against the unfounded allegations against him. Pensacola area Republican has not been charged with a crime. They wanna potentially ominous development, Federal prosecutors have revealed. The Gates associate Joel Greenberg, is working towards a plea deal. The House ethics committee is also launched an investigation into Gates. His conduct Amazon workers in Bessemer, Alabama, have voted against unionizing. However. W B H M. Steven Masson ha says the retail Wholesale Department store union plans to challenge the results. The union says Amazon intimidated workers, which the company denies. Organizers plan on filing multiple unfair Labor practice charges with the National Labor Relations Board. Warehouse workers in Bessemer, Alabama, voted more than 2 to 1 against joining the union. Labor advocates were hoping this would be the first unionized Amazon workplace in the country Reporter Steven Bas Ah ha! Johnson and Johnson's vaccine supply has been erratic and is expected to plunge next week as NPR's Richard Harris reports. Supplies expected to improve once the Food Drug Administration authorizes a new manufacturing facility the supply of Johnson and Johnson's single shot vaccine spike to this week but is expected to fall sharply next week. That means many people who had hoped to get the shot next week will not White House says the supply will stabilize once the FDA gives the go ahead to a manufacturing plant in Baltimore. That plant had major production problems and has been taken over by technical experts from Johnson and Johnson. Once that plant is approved, the White House says JJ will be able to ship eight million doses a week through the end of April that will substantially increase the supply of covered 19 vaccines in the U. S. There's no word on when the FDA could act. Richard Harris NPR NEWS a new Pew Research Center report finds the Asian American population in the U. S has increased in every state over the past two decades. NPR's Hansi Lo Wang has more, According to the Pew Research Center's Analysis of Census Bureau. Population estimates the number of Asian Americans living in North and South Dakota has more than tripled since 2000. And West Virginia's Asian American population has also increased even as that state's overall population has been falling nationally, Asian Americans make up the fastest growing racial or ethnic group. Pugh has also been tracking perceptions of discrimination against Asian people in the U. S sense of pandemic began. In an English language survey last year, Pew found that more than one in four Asian American adults said they feared being threatened or physically attacked because of their race or ethnicity. Is he the one NPR News, New York and up end of the week on Wall Street, the Dow gained 297 points. The NASDAQ Rose 70 points today. You're listening to NPR. 58 degrees at four old four. Good afternoon. I'm elbow Laura. But W be easy news. More than half of Cook County residents think the worst of the cove in 19 pandemic is behind us, but they still want restrictions in place. That will be easy is Becky V. V. Reports? A new poll from researchers at Loyally University showed more than half of respondents said the worst is behind us. But another 40% say the worst is happening now or is yet to come. People of color and younger people tended to be more pessimistic. Researcher Dana Gar Barsky says she was most surprised by how many people wanted to keep restrictions in place. People wanted things to either be kept as they are or or more strict with respect to the restrictions we have on, you know public transportation or in schools or restaurants or businesses. The poll was conducted last month before the current increasing covert cases. Becky VV WBC news Starting today, Chicagoans can once again purchase food and drinks from vendors on the city's iconic Riverwalk. WB Easy Sienna Grieves Reports Mer Lori Lightfoot today announced the re opening of Riverwalk concessions. Last spring because of crowding concerns. The Riverwalk was closed for a period of time. But now food and recreation vendors are returning nearly a month earlier than in previous years. A city Hall spokesman says vendors are eager to open and covert 19 weary Chicagoans are ready to get back outside the city is opting for a phased in approach was only three bars and restaurants opening today. The goal is for all Riverwalk business to be opened by the end of May. Social distancing and master required, and groups are limited to 10 people. Sienna grieves WB easiness. Checking sports bulls take on the Hawks in Atlanta tonight. Bulls have lost six of their last nine games, but they won their last three cubs in the White Sox have a day off in women's soccer. The Chicago Red Stars begin their season tonight when they take on Houston at 7.

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"mer lori lightfoot" Discussed on WGN Radio

WGN Radio

01:51 min | 11 months ago

"mer lori lightfoot" Discussed on WGN Radio

"On the Senate floor this afternoon. Senator McConnell, the leader on the Republican side is going to offer a proposal tomorrow. It's a fraction A fraction of what was offered on March 26 to deal with this crisis. Any people, obviously on the Republican side feel America is headed in the right direction. Therefore, we don't need to make a substantial investment in people and businesses. The bill still needs an official vote before compassion. The Senate the Republican plan will cost about $700 billion, far less than the $3.4 Trillion Plan. House Democrats approved 21 days left to respond to the senses, Mer Lori Lightfoot says. There are not. There's not a moment to spare. Covert 19 is definitely impacted our ability to get out and make contact with people regarding the senses While we lead. Many been big cities in our response were so woefully under a 60% response rate. Census data is used to determine how $1.5 trillion in federal spending is distributed and how many congressional seats and electoral college votes each state gets. State officials are trying to raise awareness about a smoke detector law in Illinois. There's a new requirement that smoke detectors with a 10 year sealed battery be installed in all residences that were built before 1988 and in homes that don't already have hard wired smoke detectors. Shamberg, deputy chief Dan Johnson, the batteries or 10 year batteries. They require no maintenance. And in these nowadays, the synthetics that air in most homes, the fire's Khun Philip, the average size home With toxic black smoke in a matter of minutes. Last year, there were 91 residential fire deaths in Illinois, the majority happening in homes without working smoke detectors. Folks.

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"mer lori lightfoot" Discussed on AP News

AP News

03:00 min | 1 year ago

"mer lori lightfoot" Discussed on AP News

"News I'm Tim Maguire. Documents obtained by the AP show The Trump Administration has been using hotels in border states to detain immigrant Children before deporting them back to their home countries. The Trump Administration has implemented more restrictive border policies during the Corona virus pandemic, effectively shutting down the nation's asylum system. Records Thie has obtained show a private contractor for U. S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has been taking Children as young as one to a trio of Hampton ends in Arizona and Texas. The hotels have been used nearly 200 times, while more than 10,000 beds sit empty it government shelters. Lawyers and advocates say the practice exposes Children to the risk of trauma. Federal officials say the contractors, they're not law enforcement and are trained to work with minors. I'm Ben Thomas Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Cesar tells Fox and friends. The government has made a vaccine deal would drug producer Pfizer We just signed a contract with global pharmaceutical leader Fizer. To produce 100 million doses of vaccine starting in December of this year with an option to buy another half a 1,000,000,000 doses. Cesar ads They're also contracting with other producers. 15 people have been shot outside a funeral home in Chicago. Police are looking for atleast three suspects. Investigators say the shots were fired from a passing car and several of the intended targets returned. Fire. Mer Lori Lightfoot admits to being frustrated by all the violence spreads from day to day black to black as we fight Throughout the summer to end this carnage. Police say the man whose funeral people were attending had been killed in a drive by shooting last week in retaliation for a previous shooting. Before the close. The Dow is up 1 20 This is AP News The latest AP survey finds Most everyone question is fine with distance learning, rather than teachers and students back and classes fall. The vast majority of an A piano Worsley Center for Public Affairs Research poll are against schools fully re opening in the weeks ahead on Ly one in 10 think schools and day care center should open without restrictions. Nearly half think schools will need major adjustments before opening, and roughly three in 10 say kids shouldn't be in classrooms at all. It's a sharp contrast to President Trump's claims of wide support for a full reopening. Many of the nation's biggest school district say classes will be entirely virtual to start or that kids will be in classrooms only a couple days each week. SOCCER Megane Washington Charles Evers, the older brother of slain civil rights leader Medgar Evers, and a longtime Mississippi political figure is dead. 97. I'm Te Maguire. AP News AP News I'm Jackie Quinn, the city of Chicago's on edge amid a surge of gun violence and protests over the death of Thank.

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