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"Meeting there was a lot of talk that healthcare workers should be eligible for boosters especially because hospitals are running shorter staff And maybe teachers too So it'll be interesting to see who makes the cut Once the CDC accept the group accepts the group's recommendations booster shots could start rolling out more widely as soon as later this week Thanks That's NPR health correspondent rob Stein You bet Regulatory and legal problems for one of the nation's biggest video game publishers are getting deeper The Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating Activision Blizzard over its handling of sexual harassment and discrimination allegations Now if you're not familiar with the company you may know the names of its popular game franchises Call of Duty World of Warcraft or even candy crush Well.
White House Announces New COVID-19 Policy for International Travelers
"The white house has announced fully vaccinated. International travelers will be able to visit the us starting in november. That's a significant policy shift. After months of corona virus related travel bans and pierce hammer keith reports. The rules will be different though for americans fully vaccinated international travelers. We'll have to present proof of vaccination and get tested before flying white house cova nineteen coordinator. Jeff zion says. They'll also need to provide a phone number and email for contact tracing. This new system allows us to implement strict protocols to prevent the spread of cova from masters find internationally united states are firing that deal for nationals. Travelling united states be fully vaccinated. It's based on public else for americans returning to the. Us vaccination won't be required but they will have to test before and after their flights. The new protocols will replace bans on travelers from china india. Europe and
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"The news. Happening here in the dc metro region from the. Wam you newsroom. That's right after the top story from npr. On consider this the biden administration had hoped that this would be the week when people sixteen and up would be able to start getting cove nineteen vaccine boosters. But that's not what happened. The advisory committee felt that at this particular time there wasn't an updated to allow the booster recommendation for everyone. That's dr anthony. Fao g president biden's chief medical advisor so they made the recommendation for those sixty five years of age and older and those eighteen to sixty four. Who are in the situation where they may be at high risk to develop severe disease. The people doing the approving are the fda advisory committee and the booster is from pfizer biotech. So we're only talking about one of the three vaccines that americans have received. She hopes that this pause might give madonna and johnson and johnson time to catch up in the approval process. The question is when will there be enough data to be able to be submitted to the fda to get a recommendation likely to an emergency use authorization. He says that could happen in the next three weeks. Hopefully for both of them at that time to there isn't a delay so the people who originally got more down anywhere originally got j. j. for those who got the john jay shot. There is some good news this week. The company announced that a second dose two months later after the i would give ninety four percent immunity against i. A lot of people will waiting for data on additional doses of john jay. Dr saad omar is director of the institute for global health that was concerned amongst those people who had received a single does about less than equal protection compared to the other vaccines so i think it will be well received. Some medical experts. Don't think we should be focusing on booster shots for vaccinated americans. As growing numbers of unvaccinated. People are dying. The best way to protect us all individually and collectively is to get more people vaccinated especially the unvaccinated drive in this pandemic. Dr luciana borio is a former acting chief scientist for the fda. I fear that you know the discussion on boosters has somehow Overshadow the most important message was which is to get more people vaccinated here and globally consider this most vaccinated adults. We'll have to wait to get a booster shot but this week brought us one step closer to a day when younger children can get the vaccine from npr. I'm ari shapiro. it's tuesday september twenty first. Hey my name is. Peter segal and i'm here to help you the most pressing problem facing civilization today. There are too many good podcasts. To listen to now why not avoid that whole problem by listening to an extremely silly podcast hosted by me on wait. Wait don't tell me. It's wisecracks about the week's news. Shenanigans fart jokes and general silliness. And doesn't that sound pretty great right. Now listen to the wait wait. Don't tell me podcast from npr. It's considered this from. Npr this week pfizer. Biotech announced that its vaccine is safe for kids. He just five to eleven up until now age. Twelve had been the cutoff well. I think it's really important news. Dr peter hotels is co director of the center for vaccine development at texas children's hospital. We're seeing so many kids now in this delta wave across the country especially in the southern part of the us and in the mountain west a lot of kids getting admitted to pediatric hospitals children's hospitals even pediatric icu's hotels told npr wb wars here. Now about two thousand kids ages five to eleven have been vaccinated in the pfizer. Biotech trial and hotels says the dosage was smaller than what adults got. So it's ten micrograms versus micrograms for the older teenagers. And the and the adults hotels says a smaller vaccine dosage doesn't necessarily mean a smaller affect vaccines are not so dose dependent often by that. I mean it's not like a small molecule drug or medicine that you take where twice the mad at twice. The dose may have twice the effect in fact sometimes.
Pfizer, Biontech Say Vaccine Is Safe for Young Children
"Says. It's data show that it's cove in nineteen vaccine is safe and effective for children aged five to eleven. It's asking the food and drug administration for review last
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"Cornish and I'm laila faulted Next the Biden administration promises an investigation after border patrol agents are seen on horseback chasing down migrants Later the president addresses the UN General Assembly We are not seeking a new Cold War Our world divided into rigid blocks And Johnson & Johnson says a second shot of their vaccine can protect against severe COVID infection This is the first data showing that a second dose increases effectiveness In terms of actual prevention of disease We'll have more after these news headlines Live from NPR news.
The 'Best in Television' Emmy Awards Have Been Announced
"Emmy awards for the best in television have been handed out in los angeles. Net flicks is the crown won. Best drama and at flexes the queen's gambit one best limited series actor jason. Today is one best lead comedy actor for his role in the apple. Tv plus show ted lasso about family. The is about mentors and teachers. The shows about teammates. And i wouldn't be here without those three. The winner of the emmy for best actress in a comedy series was jean smart for her role in the hbo series hacks actor and choreographer debbie allen. Received the governor's award this for her distinguished career of that also includes
Gunman Opens Fire at Russian University Killing 8
"Shooting at a university in russia today has left at least eight people dead and a number of others wounded. The government says a rush. A gunman opened fire at perm state university in the city of perm. It's about seven hundred miles east of moscow russia's interior ministry says. The gunman is under arrest. Students and staff are said to have locked themselves in classrooms and other areas. When the shooting began
The Trump Organization Is Back in Court to Fight Tax Fraud Charges in New York
"Trump's longtime business partner. Alan weisselberg is back in court. Today he served as the trump corporation's chief financial officer and he is accused of fifteen year scheme to defraud taxpayers journalist. Andrea bernstein is covering the case for npr news. and she's online good morning joining. I guess you'd better remind us because there have been so many investigations of trump. Which of the various investigations is this. So this is the criminal indictment. That was unsealed back in july. And what's significant about this case is that despite thousands of civil lawsuits for donald trump or his business and to impeachment trials for the former president. This is the first time. The trump corporation has been charged with a crime. The same goes for alan weisselberg that she financial officer who's worked with the trump family for nearly half a century which is the entire span of donald trump's business career.
Pilots Ejected From Military Plane Prior to Crash, Fire Officials Say
"A military training jet crashed in a neighborhood near fort worth texas. This morning officials say both pilots were injured. They had managed to inject before the plane crashed. Three homes were damaged but officials say no one was seriously injured on the ground. The plane was on a routine training
Boxing Superstar Manny Pacquiao Announces Run for Philippines President
"Star manny paki out. Says he'll run for the president of the philippines next year he was nominated today by faction within the ruling party. The forty two year old pack house serves in the philippines senate. I'm barbara klein npr news.
Biden Administration Plans Expulsion of Haitian Migrants near Texas Border
"New administration is facing pushback over. Its plan to move those haitian migrants who are camp beneath a bridge on the us side of the border with mexico near del. Rio texas carleen. Joseph is with the activist group. Haitian bridge alliance. People have literally been spending five months on a journey dying on the way on me to be met with extreme violence again. only to be deported. Back to the same you know a disaster to the earthquake zones that they have fled homeland. Security department has announced plans to remove the migrants deportation. Flights are expected to start today.
Biden Administration Plans Expulsion of Haitian Migrants Near Texas Border
"Us government is sending hundreds more agents to the border in del rio texas to process thousands of migrants seeking entry to the us after crossing the border from mexico. Officials say the border is not open and the migrants will return to haiti and other places.
Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Algeria’s Longest-Serving President, Dies at 84
"Beginning a three day mourning period over the death of former president abdelaziz buddha florida. He was eighty four years. Old bouteflika's twenty year long rule was riddled with corruption. But he's being honored for his role in algeria's war for independence from france. I'm
California Wildfires Burn Into Groves of Giant Sequoia Trees
"In california. Wildfires are burning deep into sequoia national park where services and facilities are now closed. Extra steps are being taken to protect the giant forest of grove containing thousands of the gigantic ancient sequoias including the world's largest the general sherman. Fire information officer mark garrett says the trees are typically resistant to flames. But they've also been under other pressures. They're very resilient but with our recent drought tree mortality in the sierra nevada. Maybe two hundred million dead trees. That's putting extra stress on these trees to the k. n. p. complex fire expanded overnight and crews are battling the blazes amid extremely dry
Trees Could Be a Mental, Physical and Climate Change Antidote
"Is well known. The trees help counter climate change by soaking up carbon dioxide. Now there is a growing body of research to point to many ways of dose of trees can improve our mental and physical health. Here's martha bebinger member station. W. b. you are on how and why the tiny sapling robin williams planted thirty years ago towers above her boston home. I raise this tree when i raised my children and look at this look at that. She says there's something about being near this tree. It makes everybody a little bit happy around here when you're looking for strength you can't do better than looking at a tree and there's evidence williams may will be gleaning any number of direct or associated health benefits a longer life. Bitter birth outcomes lower stress levels lower risk of heart disease. Dr howard lumpkin. Is it the university of washington school of public health. Lower risk of diabetes reduced symptoms of adhd proximity to trees is associated with a ridiculously broad range of health benefits. I wish we had pills. That were this good for health. A few countries notably japan and south korea have invested in a practice known as forest bathing which is spending time among trees as a preventive health measure but prescribing time in nature is still pretty far outside mainstream medicine in the. Us from can says that. Maybe because there's a lot we don't know what doses needed. Do you need to walk. Among trees is sufficient just to look at the trees from outside your window. Do you need big trees or do small trees do the trick we you know. We're not able to tease the forest from the trees. Peter james at harvard medical school aims to answer a lot of those questions. He's merging health data captured by phones. Real time surveys about wellbeing and mood and street. View mapping data to dig into. What's exactly within view. Is it trees. Is it flowers and how those things are related to help behaviors and health outcomes.
No Injuries as 4.3-Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Los Angeles
"Mild earthquake shook los angeles friday night the us geological survey put its magnitude four point three and said it was centered about twenty miles southeast of downtown los angeles there no reports of major damage or injuries. This is npr
3 Chinese Astronauts Return to Earth From Budding Space Station
"Have returned safely to earth. After spending ninety days in space they lived aboard the first portion of a space station. China is building on its own. China was excluded from the construction of the international space station. The us objected to the chinese military secrecy and military backing space efforts. I'm korva
FDA Panel Is First Key Test for Biden COVID-19 Booster Plan
"The food and drug administration is meeting today to review pfizer's request for third dose of its covert nineteen vaccine. Npr's windsor johnston reports some health. Experts have questioned whether a booster shot is necessary at this point a key. Fda advisory panel convenes today to discuss. Whether there's enough proof that a booster dose of the cova vaccine developed by pfizer is safe and effective citing data from recent studies. Pfizer argues that. Yo protection against severe disease is holding strong in the united states immunity against milder infection. Wayne somewhere around six to eight months after the second dose. The pharmaceutical company also says those. Antibodies appear strong enough to protect people against the highly contagious delta variant. If the fda decides to recommend the boosters the cdc will then have to decide who should get the additional doses windsor johnston
Putin: Dozens in Inner Circle Infected With Coronavirus
"Week. The kremlin says russian president vladimir putin would quarantine himself because he'd been exposed to covert nineteen by one or two members of his inner circle. Now the russian leader says he'll spend a few days doing that because dozens of his people in his entourage have fallen ill. Despite vaccinations putin appeared healthy and a teleconference today with leaders from tajikistan the kremlin insists. He's tested negative for the corona
France Says Head of Islamic State in Sahara Has Been Killed
"Forces have killed the top islamic state leader in the suhel region of northern africa. Npr's ada peralta reports. The us had put a five million dollar bounty on his head. French president d'amato macron did not say how when or where none abu walid rally was killed but he called it a quote major success. In france's war on terror said we was once a separatist leader in the western sahara but he moved south to in asia where where he became aligned with al qaeda in two thousand fifteen said i. We pledge allegiance to the islamic state in iraq and syria and in two thousand seventeen. He claimed responsibility for an ambush in asia. That left four american soldiers dead the us designated him a global terrorist and offered a five million dollar reward for his capture. It brought up
18 Months Into the Pandemic and the USA Is Still Looking Grim
"Are the numbers on kovic. Eighteen months in about one hundred and fifty thousand. New cases are still being reported every single day in the us and more than six hundred sixty six thousand people in this country have died from cova. That's one in every five hundred of us joining us now to give us the latest is. Npr health correspondent rob stein. Robert situation sounds and seems pretty grim. Walk us through police if you could where things stand with the pandemic in the us. Yeah you know. The numbers are still staggering. About one hundred fifty thousand people are still catching the virus every day for the ninety six thousand or so sick. They're in the hospital and more than eighteen. Hundred people are still dying every day from covert nineteen. That's still not nearly as bad as things got during the darkest days of last winter. But it's still pretty awful and no one thought the pandemic would still be taking this kind of toll you know especially so many months after we all thought that vaccines would be like the calvary. Righty to our rescue. I talked about this with dr. She's the deed of the brown school of public health infection. Numbers across the country are really stunningly. Bad i mean hundred and fifty hundred sixty thousand americans getting infected every single day. It's really stunning. That this is where we are as a country and you know just tragic since the incredibly effective vaccines made so much of this totally preventable even in the face of the delta varian. So where is this headed. I mean are things just going to go from bad to worse it again. Yes that's what everyone is wondering right. You know every parent in america's holding their breath hoping their kids are going to stay in school every workers wondering what's going to happen with their jobs and you know there is a glimmer of hope actually looks like the surge may have hit a peak and could be finally starting to subside at least for
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"Around when he ella when the red band can get ahead man and when will embrace what is right. Larry was a CO founder of the southern Christian Leadership Conference led the Civil Rights Organization for decades Debbie Elliott. Npr news this is NPR. The Food and Drug Administration has approved a corona virus tasks that can produce results in under fifteen minutes maker the task Abbot Laboratories says it won't -mergency clearance last night. Abbas says it uses a cartridge that fits into a device already made by the company and as used by hospitals clinics doctor's offices habits that it will make the test available to urgent care settings such as hospitals beginning next week to Iran. Now were health. Officials are warning people not to believe the claim that ingesting methanol can protect against the krona virus. Npr's Peter Kenyon says Iranian media reported least three hundred people have been killed after consuming. The toxic substance methanol or methyl. Alcohol is a poisonous liquid used as a solvent but as fake suggested remedies for the corona virus began spreading on social media in Iran. People began ingesting the high proof. Alcohol Alcoholic Beverages are banned in the Islamic republic even before the corona virus pandemic. Methanol poisoning was the cause of numerous illnesses and deaths in the country. Iran has been the hardest hit country in the Middle East with more than thirty two thousand cases and nearly twenty four hundred fatalities. Iranians accused their government of downplaying the risks of the corona virus early on due to fears. It would depress turnout for Parliamentary Elections. Peter Kenyon NPR News Schnabel's Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo obey says. Japan is close to a national emergency because of the corona virus outbreak. Speaking at a press conference today promised cash payments to households and a stimulus package stronger than the one that followed the two thousand eight global financial prices trial Snyder NPR news..
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"Live from NPR news Washington on Trial Snyder. President trump is planning to be on hand in Norfolk Virginia. Today he's traveling there to see off a one thousand bed navy hospital ship. U S S Comfort. The Comfort has being sent to New York City to respond to the Krahn virus. Pandemic President Trump is ordering general motors to make ventilators under the defense production. Act IN PEERS. Windsor. Johnston reports. He invoked that shortly after criticizing the company for not acting quickly enough to produce medical equipment amid the spread of the krona virus in the US GM had announced plans to partner with ventech license Dems to build ventilators. And the automaker says it's been working around the clock to meet the urgent need but contract details were still being worked out. Apparently not quickly enough. The president's directive comes amid increasing pressure from states for additional ventilators as hospitalizations continued to rise. Trump says more than one hundred thousand additional units will be available within the next one hundred days. That's more than three times made in a typical year in the US Windsor Johnston NPR news. Washington has officially delayed as presidential primary to June sack in seven states have moved their primaries to the same day postponing due to the corona virus. Emily Previti with member station. W. I reports of Pennsylvania's governor signed the legislation to allow the switch. The new law temporarily allows combining and moving election precincts without court oversight or direct voter notification prompting criticism from fair election advocates. Those changes are meant to address concerns about staffing polls for a primary late April because many election workers already said they would not participate due to cove nineteen. Some officials worried. That could still be the case in early. June there are now a total of twelve primaries on June second but some are calling Super Tuesday to a mentally Previti in Harrisburg nation has lost a methadone as dean of the Civil Rights Movement. The Reverend Joseph lowry died last night. He was ninety. Eight years old. A family statement says he passed away of natural causes unrelated to the corona virus. Npr's Debbie Elliott reports reverend. Joseph lowry was a co-founder of the southern Christian leadership conference working alongside Martin Luther King Junior during pivotal civil rights struggles. He was part of the nineteen fifty five. Montgomery bus boycott that desegregated public transportation and the nineteen sixty five march from Selma to Montgomery that led to the voting rights act decades later at a gathering of civil rights. Foot soldiers Larry reflected on the movement so it saves the face of the nation. Lowry remained at the helm of the SE L. C. for decades working on a broad range of issues at home and abroad including Palestinian Liberation Police brutality and LGBT RIGHTS. Debbie Elliott NPR news and this is NPR News German Chancellor Angela Merkel's government says restrictions on public life due to the corona virus will not be loosened before at least April twentieth in our weekly podcast. Today Miracle Praise. Germans for largely following rules intended to prevent the spread of the virus. Yes for patients saying the daily number of new infections. Give the government no reason to relax the rules. The number of confirmed cases in Germany has climbed to around fifty thousand increase of more than six thousand from the previous day police in Sri Lanka say. They've arrested thousands for violating a countrywide curfew including many who were praying at a mosque. Please say some forty six hundred people have been arrested in that more than eleven hundred vehicles have been seized since March. Twentieth government has been on essential travel candidates. Central Bank has made another cut to its key interest rate. Dan Carpenter reports. The bank rate is now at a crisis level. Low IN RESPONSE TO THE CORONA VIRUS. Outbreak was another unscheduled rate. Cut this month as Ottawa. Continues TO BEEF UP THE FINANCIAL LIFELINE. To businesses in an attempt to counter the economic followed from the Cova nineteen pandemic. The threat is also hit oil prices which have dropped sharply the key. Bank rate is now at a quarter of a percentage point the lowest level that rates can be set in Canada analysts. Say It might not be enough to counter the economic slide since workers are being asked to stay home also on Friday Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that his government was upping its proposed wage subsidy for businesses from ten percent to seventy five percent a move to avoid mass layoffs for NPR news. I'm Dan Carpenter Chuck in Toronto and on Giles Snyder. Npr news from Washington..
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"Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Lakshmi Singh diverging views about the treatment for the Corona Virus Ron display during the White House's latest public briefing about the US response to the pandemic president trump played up the possibility of using drugs approved for other diseases. Dr Anthony Fauci. The Nation's top infectious disease specialist. Says we need to be careful about calling the drug chloroquine for example potentially effective since there have been no clinical trials. Vouches overall message was to be optimistic but also realistic. There are no proven safe and effective therapies for the corona virus. That doesn't mean that we're not going to do everything we can to make things that have even a hint of efficacy more readily available fatty says he thinks the decision to restrict the flow of traffic into the. Us is a good step. Npr's Scott detrow reports that by morning the US will bar non essential travel across both at southern and northern borders earlier. This Week White House had announced the halting of non essential travel to and from Canada. Now that move include Mexico to Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf says the order goes into effect at midnight. Let me be clear that neither of these agreements with Canada or Mexico applies to lawful trade or commerce essential commercial activities will be impacted. We will continue to maintain a strong and secure economic supply chain across our borders with more and more schools considering lengthy closures. President trump has also waving federal testing requirements for students this year and he says he's directing the Department of Education to allow freezes on student loan payments for at least sixty days. Scott detro- NPR news Washington NPR's Jackie North and tells the secretary of State. Mike Pompeo says his department is working to help U. S. citizens still abroad get back home. Secretary Pompeo said the State Department was going to use all the tools that had to get stranded. Us citizens home. He said the first efforts would be using commercial or private airplanes and suggested the military could get involved. We've worked with the Department of Defense to say where there are. Space available will be able to bring them back on those flights as well as old government effort to make sure we get them back. They'RE GONNA to. They're going to help us every place. They CAN'T PUMP EOS COMMENTS. Come one day after the. State Department raised its global travel alert to the highest level urging. Us citizens abroad to find a way home or be prepared to shelter in place. Jackie Northam NPR news Washington. The trump administration is offering tax. Filers some relief. Npr's Windsor Johnston with details. Here's filing deadline has been pushed back to July fifteenth. Giving Americans three additional months to file their taxes. The White House had previously announced that it planned to defer tax payments for ninety days. But that is no longer the case. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin is also encouraging people who may have tax refunds to file as soon as possible. Npr's Windsor Johnston reporting this is NPR news for the first time US Immigration and customs enforcement is reporting that a staff member has tested positive for the krona virus. Npr's Joel rose tells us. The announcement is fueling growing fears of.
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"Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Lakshmi Singh. President trump is now saying that the US could be battling the spread of the corona virus through August. Maybe longer the administration is asking Americans to adhere to some new social distancing guidelines for the next fifteen days like schooling at home when possible and avoiding gatherings of more than ten people. The message is geared especially toward younger people to do their part to that they don't inadvertently endanger the lives of the elderly and people with underlying health conditions avoid discretionary travel and avoid eating drinking at bars restaurants and public food courts moments ago. Tropic knowledged the. Us may be headed toward a recession however. He also predicts that once. The outbreak turns the corner. There will be a market surge at disruptions to tomorrow's primary in Ohio to the growing list of unprecedented disruptions state officials are recommending a delay until June second. Npr's Pam pestle reports absentee voting. That's already underway. We'll continue till then Ohio governor. Mike DeWine announced that state officials have decided it would be better to delay in person voting until June because poll workers and voters have expressed concerns about turning out on Tuesday but he also said that he does not have the power to make the change and a lawsuit would be filed by affected. Voters seeking the change and the state plans to support that action. Dewine noted that officials could not tell people that they really need to stay home while also telling them to go vote three other States Illinois Florida and Arizona still have primary scheduled for Tuesday Pam Faster. Npr News NPR's Rob Sciences. Scientists have begun testing the safety of an experimental vaccine. Doctors have started injecting the experimental vaccine into healthier dolts in Seattle to start a six week. Study to see of the vaccine is safe. The study will involve a total of forty five volunteers who receive different doses of the vaccine which was developed by the federal government and a private company. It's the vaccine is safe. Researchers will then tested in hundreds and then thousands of people to confirm the safety and see if it works officials stress. It will take at least a year to eighteen months before the vaccine might be available. Rob Stein. Npr news the US markets reflecting searching anxiety and peers windsor. Johnston says a short time ago. The Dow dropped more than three thousand points for thirteen percent. He hasn't p five hundred fell more than seven percent shortly after the open. Triggering a temporary pause and trading. The mass of sell off on Wall Street comes despite another emergency move by the Federal Reserve. The central bank yesterday slashed interest rates to nearly zero percent the second rate cut in two weeks. Npr's Windsor Johnston reporting Dow's down nearly thirteen percent. Snp's down nearly twelve percent. Nasdaq is down. More than twelve percent this is. Npr News The nation's two largest college admissions test programs have canceled upcoming dates because of the corona vowers pandemic NPR's on the accommodates reports the act. Act RATHER SAT will not be given in March April or May. The act is moving. Its next test. From April fourth to mid June students will be allowed to reschedule for free. Meanwhile the College Board announced that it is canceling a makeup. Sat exam scheduled for the end of this month and a national test dates scheduled for May second there. June dates are still on for now in two thousand nine hundred nine over two point. Two million high school students took the sat and one point. Seven eight million sat for the. Act Most of them in the fall on E. Cabinets NPR news. France is ordering all restaurants and bars across the country close and authorities are telling Parisians stay out of the parks until further notice. They are desperately trying to make it more difficult for people to infect each other with the corona virus by reducing their numbers in public however many people in Paris have been ignoring that advisory Vexing officials at the forefront of the battle to contain the outbreak in France in other Nanako vid news. A Catholic priest being retried today after his conviction was overturned twice in connection with a broad sexual abuse scandal in the Philadelphia Archdiocese. The new. Judge Presiding Monsignor William. Lynn is defending himself against a single count of child endangerment prosecutors say he put children at risk by transferring a known pedophile priests to their parish in Nineteen Ninety. Three this is NPR news..
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"Live from NPR. News Washington on Giles Snyder as everyday life throughout much of the country's being up ended by the spreading corona virus congress is moving toward providing billions of dollars in relief. Npr's amy held reports ascended is now expected to take up a bill after passed the house in a late night. Bipartisan vote after extensive wrangling. Lawmakers passed the bill just after midnight earlier. President Trump tweeted his support of the families. First Corona Virus Response Act Signaling Republicans could sign on. It provides for free meals to students stuck at home paid sick leave for workers and attempts to address the shortfall in testing for the virus. Here's Congresswoman Sheila jackson-lee Democrat of Texas. The main thing that we must do is we must test every single American that is showing signs or needs. And what we have in this. Bill is to provide free testing. Senate Majority Leader Mitch. Mcconnell is expressing cautious support for the bills saying he believes senators on sides agree. Swift action is needed. Amy held NPR news Washington California. Where the number of people have died from the corona virus has risen to at least six and the number of confirmed krona virus cases in the state now at two hundred fifty impeached while the CY. Kao Reports at the latest person to test positive for cove. Nineteen is a former patient at a nursing home in the Coachella Valley. We don't know a lot about this elderly person except that the patient had spent possibly a week at this nursing home in the Coachella Valley and then was discharged from there with apparently no symptoms of the virus but soon after the patient became ill and was later confirmed to have covert nineteen dope officials in Riverside County testing residents and employees at the ninety nine bid Rancho Mirage. Health and Rehab Center will begin as soon as possible with infections climbing around the world many countries taking steps to slow transmission of the virus and apple is closing all of retail stores outside China for the next two weeks he even as a company reopened it stores in China wherein factions are falling. There's been another attack on Iraqi base where? Us forces are located in purist Jana rap reports. It's the same base where two American and one British servicemen were killed in a similar attack. Iraq's military command says to Iraqi soldiers were seriously wounded when dozens of rockets were fired at the air base north of Baghdad. This morning it says it found more rockets that had failed to launch in the attack the US military says it is assessing the damage. They're believed to be no. Us or coalition casualties the US retaliated for the earlier attack that killed coalition personnel by bombing. Weapons depots in Iraq of the Iran backed militias. It blames for it. Iran backed militias say attacks on. Us forces will continue until those troops. Leave Iraq Jane Arraf. Npr news this is NPR singer. R Kelly is facing a fresh federal indictment in New York federal prosecutors in Brooklyn Charge Kelly with nine counts including racketeering and sexual trafficking across state lines. Npr's onto Stotka CEO Kaz reports. Some of the chargers are new and they include an allegation that in two thousand fifteen. Kelly had sex with a girl under the age of eighteen and that he gave her herpes without disclosing that he had the disease. This is one of two sets of federal charges against Kelly one in New York and the other in Illinois in all Kelly Faces Twenty. Two Federal Criminal counts that involve allegedly abusing eleven girls and women over the course of more than two decades. Kelly has continually pleaded not guilty to all charges in addition to the federal charges. Kelly also faces criminal charges in Cook County Illinois and in Minnesota honest as he had circus. Npr News New York. Canadian parliament is taking a three-week break to help. Stop the spread of the corona virus before it did though lawmakers ratified the new. Us Mexico Canada trade agreement the US Mexico already formally approved the agreement is designed to replace North American Free Trade Agreement that President Trump acclaimed cost. Us jobs the Maryland State. Senate planning to take up a bill this weekend. That would make the state the first in the nation attacks ads on the Internet supporters. Say It's a necessary step. In response to changes. In the way businesses advertise but opponents say the state will likely have a hard time enforcing it and that it may violate federal law as well as the first amendment. I'm Joe Snyder NPR news..
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"Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Jack Speer. Six people in Washington state have now died after Contracting Cova. Nineteen health officials announced the new deaths today as well as a handful of new cases bringing the total number of cases in the Seattle area to nearly twenty wellstone with member station K. and tax reports that number is expected to rise state health officials. Say they're still trying to contain the spread of the virus. Many of the serious cases involve people who are elderly or have underlying health conditions most are linked to an outbreak at a nearby nursing home. Dr Jeff Dussen with Public Health Seattle and King County the risk for all of us of becoming infected will be increasing and although most of the cases will be mild or moderate and there's a potential for many people to become ill at the same time do. Chin says they're still trying to determine the extent of the spread of the virus and deciding whether to take more drastic measures like cancelling public gatherings for NPR. News I'm wellstone in Seattle. Health officials announced today. There have been twenty six cases of direct person to person transmission of the virus in the US us. Senator Amy Klobuchar is ending her presidential campaign. The lawmaker from Minnesota is the Third Democrat in just three days to exit the race following former vice president. Joe Biden's win in South Carolina. Npr Susan Davis reports is the third candidate in three days to exit the race following billionaire. Tom Steyer and former South Bend. Indiana mayor P Buddha judge. Her decision to endorse Joe Biden is no surprise after. She often used her time on the debate. Stage TO ATTACK. Bernie Sanders has too far left to win a general election. Npr's Susan Davis some in Michigan. Who CAST absentee ballots for next week's presidential primary one officials to destroy their ballots as wd? Et's Quin Kleinfeld reports. Those voters that they chose candidates who are no longer in the race. Michigan recently changed. Its rules to allow voting by absentee ballot with no restrictions but with the likes of Pete Buddhis- and shower dropping out of the presidential contest. Some voters say they want to Redo absentee ballots. They've already sent in Detroit. Elections Official Rosalyn Kimbro says voters can submit assigned requests to quote spoil their ballot and receive a new one. All the way up to election day. We're going to get flooded with a lot of absentee ballots for this election. So crazy amounts are coming. Hundreds of thousands of absentee ballots have been issued across Michigan. An increase of roughly two-thirds over the state's two thousand sixteen presidential primary for NPR news. I'm Quin Klein. Filter in Detroit. Shares of micro blogging company. Twitter were up sharply. Today amid reports in activists investors take a state in the social media company to a person familiar with the matter Elliott Management. Taking a one billion dollar stake in twitter. Elliott is known for pushing for changes at companies that invest in stocks on Wall Street today amid hopes central banks around the world could intervene in the corona virus by cutting rates. The Dow was up nearly thirteen hundred points today. This is NPR leaders of the militant Taliban. They won't participate in Afghan peace talks as until the government releases. Thousands of insurgents held in lockups throughout the country. Those talks are part of a broader deal. The Taliban signed with the US appears de Hadeed reports from Islamabad. The deal signed on. Saturday seeks to have American forces withdraw from Afghanistan within fourteen months. It also calls for talks between the Taliban and other Afghans to negotiate the country's political future to build confidence for those talks. America's meant to help facilitate a prisoner exchange between the Taliban and the Afghan government but the Afghan government which was not a party to this. Us Taliban deal says the prisoner release should be part of broad negotiations with the insurgents and now a Taliban spokesman says those talks won't go ahead until detainees released. Da Hadeed NPR news. Islam ABBAD GOVERNMENT-SUBSIDIZED RAIL LINE. Amtrak has a new chief executive Amtrak announcing his name day. Former air cargo executive to the Post. William Flynn will take over. And Mid April who replace Richard Anderson who's stepping down after nearly three years on the job then ran air cargo company Atlas Air Worldwide for more than a dozen years. He's also a senior executive at CS. Axe a major freight rail company. He takes over time. Amtrak has reported record ridership and revenue figures for its most recent fiscal year with predictions. The money losing rail service could be back in the black sometime soon. Futures prices posted big gains today. Oil Up a dollar and ninety nine cents a barrel to end the session at forty six seventy five a barrel in New York. I'm Jack Speer. Npr News in Washington..
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"Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Jeanine herbst. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed the first death in the US from the new corona virus in Washington state and is NPR Selena Simmons Duffin reports the. Cdc says the first possible outbreak may be in a long term care facility. Also in Washington State Seattle and King County health officials told reporters that the person who died was a man in his fifties with underlying chronic conditions. It's not known how he contracted the virus unrelated to that one health care worker and one resident of life care a nursing. Home in Kirkland. Washington have tested positive for the corona virus over fifty staff and residents of life. Care are also showing symptoms of possible respiratory infection. Some are already hospitalized. They're being tested for the novel. Corona virus officials said the CDC emphasized the risk to the American public remains low Selena Simmons Duffin. Npr News voting is underway in South Carolina in the Democratic presidential primary. Joe Biden says. He has a lot at stake but his NPR's as Muhammad reports the former vice president says he's expecting to win Biden swung by a polling stop in Greenville South Carolina. This morning where. He seemed optimistic about his chances in the state. I think I'm GONNA do well here. And I think that's GonNa put me in a position to do well. In North Carolina and Alabama and other states biden specifically singled out states with large African American populations. He has long insisted that his pathway to the nomination through black voters but there have been questions about whether Biden's campaign has the money to compete in speaking with reporters by didn't acknowledge that some of his opponents have more financial resources than he has for Super Tuesday when fourteen states will vote but he pointed out that his campaign has been raising about a million dollars a day for the last week or so and he said if he has a solid win in South Carolina. He expects he'll raise more money a small college. Npr News and polls closed at seven PM eastern the US. The Taleban signed a deal that will see most American and NATO forces withdraw from Afghanistan within the next fourteen months and the Taliban have agreed not to harbour militants who threatened the security of the US NPR's Diaa Hadid has more amid shouts of llahu. Akbar or God is great voice. My hallows odd signed the four-page document alongside the chief Taliban negotiator Malabo honey buttered in the agreement. The US says it will help. The Taliban be removed from sanctions lists. It will also help facilitate a prisoner exchange between the Taliban and the Afghan government in opening remarks before the deal was struck secretary state. Mike Pompeo Taliban to embrace the Afghanistan that now exists a country vastly changed from the one invaded by the US nearly two decades ago but the future. Afganistan will be decided in negotiations between Afghans themselves. The Taliban and a delegation led by Afghan president should have honey de Hadeed. Npr NEWS DOT COM. And you're listening to NPR news from Washington. Thousands of Russians took to the streets of Moscow today in the largest anti-government rally since a wave of protests the summer as NPR's Lucian Kim reports from Moscow many came out to remember prominent Kremlin critic. Boris Nemtsov and opposition leader. Who was murdered five years ago? Protesters marched in opposition to the twenty year rule of Vladimir.
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"Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Jack Speer. A federal judge is refusing to delay the sentencing date for president. Trump's longtime associate roger stone. Npr's Windsor Johnston reports. The decision comes nearly a week. After the Justice Department recommended a lighter sense for stone was convicted of witness tampering and lying to Congress federal judge says sentencing will take place on Thursday as previously scheduled. Judge Amy Berman. Jackson says she will also consider stones request for a retrial. And we'll give him time to appeal after she makes her sentencing judgment. The stone case ignited a firestorm last week. After Attorney General William Bar recommended a lighter. Prison Term Stone is facing seven to nine year sentence after being convicted last year. On seven felony charges stemming from the former special counsel's investigation into Russian election interference. President trump has called the recommended sentence quote horrible and very unfair and continues to defend bar. Windsor Johnston NPR news. Washington meantime a slew of presidential pardons and commutations today. President trump commuting roughly half of the fourteen year prison sentence a former Illinois governor Rod. Blagojevich is expected to walk out of prison today. Trump also granting pardons to former NYPD. Commissioner Bernard Kerik and financier. Michael Milken former governor was convicted of corruption in two thousand ten just months after he appeared on trump's reality show celebrity apprentice trump made the announcement says he was leaving for a campaign swing through the West starting with California trump also pardoned San Francisco. Forty niners under Edward debartolo junior depart low had pleaded guilty to failing to report a felony when he paid four hundred thousand dollars to former Louisiana Governor Edwin Edwards for riverboat gambling license. Day One of jury deliberations has concluded in the New York City sex crimes trial of former Hollywood producer. Harvey Weinstein NPR's rose. Friedman is in the courthouse and has more judge. James Burke spent about an hour giving the seven men and women of the jury their instructions. What constitutes evidence the presumption of innocence? What the law means by reasonable doubt and then? They began their deliberation. They'd only been gone an hour when a question Kim. Back to the court we. The jury request legal definition of the charges. They wrote and asked for answers about whether they could find Weinstein guilty. Different combinations of those charges Weinstein is charged with five counts of rape and assault. He denies all the allegations against him. If convicted of the most serious charge he could face up to life in prison. Rose Friedman. Npr News New York major cuts by Europe's biggest bank. Hsbc says it will cut thirty five thousand jobs the move one of the biggest changes in years for the london-based Bank. Hsbc says its global. Workforce will fall to two hundred thousand. The company says its net profits fell by fifty three percent last year mixed close on Wall Street today. The Dow was down one hundred and sixty five points. The Nasdaq closed up a point. This is NPR. As China reports the fewest new infections of the strain of corona virus. Since last month the World Health Organization says suggestions the outbreak has slowed should still be viewed with caution China's reporting more than eighteen hundred thousand or eighteen hundred new cases. Npr's Anthony Kuhn. Reports are eight new cases aboard the cruise ship. That's been quarantined. In Japan. Health Minister Katsunobu cotto said that all passengers aboard the ship in the port of Yokohama. Have now been tested for the virus of the eighty. Eight new cases sixty five tested positive without showing any symptoms of the virus. Those who test negative will begin to leave the ship. Wednesday local time after being quarantined on board for two weeks. Those who test positive will be hospitalized. Tokyo's handling of the cruise ship is under fire with critics saying the boat became a big virus. Incubator and passengers should have been quarantined on shore. Government spokesman Yoshihiko suge rejected the criticism saying the Japanese government's response was appropriate. Anthony Kuhn NPR news soul even as water levels begin to drop.
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"This message comes from our sponsor Fogo day, shown the authentic Brazilian steakhouse where premium fire roasted meats like filet and lamb chops are expertly prepared by Gaucho chefs and carved right at your table reserve today at Fogo dot com. Live from NPR news in Washington, non Giles Snyder, President Trump says he and North Korean leader, Kim Jong UN are turning to a new chapter in history. We can honor the sacrifice of our forefathers by replacing the horrors of battle with the blessings of peace, and that's what we're doing. And that's what we have done Trump and Kim have concluded their first face to face meeting in Singapore, signing a joint statement in which Kim expresses his commitment to denuclearization on the Korean peninsula. NPR Scott Horsely reports at Trump says that process will begin very quickly analysts. It could take years to know if North Korea is serious about surrendering its nuclear weapons, but President Trump shows no such reservations saying his summit with Kim went better than anybody expected. Kent who surprise invitation led to this meeting spoke through an interpreter and thanked Trump for making it happen. We had the historic meeting and decided to leave. The past behind the wall will see a major change Trump says he would absolutely invite Cam to follow up, talks at the White House, Scott Horsely NPR news, Singapore, secretary of state, Mike Pompeo now expected to head to Seoul to meet with his counterparts from South Korea and Japan. Before the summit began. He said, sanctions would remain in place until North Korea, rids itself of nuclear weapons butters going to the polls in primary elections in five states today main Vada, North Dakota, South Carolina. And for Jinya NPR's. Jessica Taylor reports here are important house, Senate and gubernatorial races on the ballot. In many Republican primaries candidates are running as closely as they can to President Trump in South Carolina. Trump's endorse governor Henry McMaster who faces several primary challengers Virginia also several competitive congressional contests. Heated democratic hopes of flipping the house female candidates your front minors in two top races, and if they win, it would continue a major trend this year of women. Candidates winning their primaries at historic levels. Meanwhile in Maine, the state is trying out ranked voting for the first time. Just Taylor NPR news, Washington, federal judge in Washington DC says he plans to rule by the end of two lie on whether to allow a lawsuit, accusing President Trump of violating the constitution's emoluments clause to move forward attorneys from Maryland and the district of Columbia filed the suit. They argue that Trump's hotel in DC improperly profits from foreign governments. Carl re seen as DC's attorney general. We brought this case because the president of the United States is violating this country's oldest and first anti-corruption law by receiving money from foreign governments. He's also receiving money from domestic firms. Those are violations under the constitution Trump administration. Lawyer. However, says Trump is not breaking the law because he provides no favors in return. The case is one of three emoluments lawsuits against Trump. This is NPR news. Officials at Colorado's San Juan, national forest are planning to close hundreds of miles of trails and back roads. As soon as today, it's an effort to prevent campfires or any other spark from starting a wildfire officials at New Mexico, Santa Fe national forest, have already made a similar move because of the fire danger. The closure comes as residents of more than two thousand homes in south. Western Colorado had been forced to evacuate because of the four sixteen fire, former NPR president. Doug Bennett has died. 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"Live from NPR news in Washington on Giles Snyder, secretary of state. Mike Pompeo is just wrapped up remarks to reporters and Singapore as US and North Korean officials. Finalize preparations for the first-ever summit between President Trump and Kim Jong own NPR's. Anthony Kuhn is in Singapore with Trump and Kim scheduled to meet tomorrow morning. Both leaders arrived here on Sunday in both met with the host country. Singapore's prime minister leash Ian lung on Monday US ambassador to the Philippines soon, Kim with North Korean officials to hash out details of the talks. Kim Jong UN has said he's willing to give up his nuclear weapons, but he's insisting on security guarantees from the US in exchange came as already held two meetings with South Korean president moon Jae in as well as to with China's leaders Xi Jinping details of Tuesday's summit scheduler, vague. There have been suggestions that the summit could continue for a second day if necessary. Anthony, Kuhn NPR news, Singapore, top democrat on the Senate. Foreign relations committee at Markey of Massachusetts says for the summit to succeed President Trump and Kim Jong own most agreed to the meaning of denuclearization. On our side, we believe it means a removal of all nuclear weapons and delivery capacity on the Korean peninsula. Kim does not actually agree with that. President Trump says, he thinks things can work out very nicely with North Korea. He spoke to reporters during a working lunch with Singapore's prime minister also praised US embassy staff during a meeting greed at his attell following his arrival in Singapore, President Trump took some more swipes at Canada following the g. seven summit that wrapped up over the weekend posted a series of tweets that included criticism of NATO allies and the European Union on the flight to Singapore Trump pulled out of the joint communique. After Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau promised to fight the Trump administration's tariffs on aluminum and steel Italy's new populist government taking a hard line against migrant arrivals by closing the country's ports to appr-. Private rescue ship after Malta refused to ship permission to dock vampire Sylvia, jolly reports move stranded more than six hundred. Migrants, see a group SOS many as as rescue ship. Aquarius is carrying six hundred twenty nine migrants and is running short of food and water. Prime minister Giuseppe Konta said he asked Malta to assist those in difficulty, but was rebuffed. He said that confirms Malta's in Europe's unwillingness to intervene in an emergency, but till Salvini interior minister leader of the anti-immigrant party. The league posted under the hashtag ports closed Italy to says no to human trafficking. It's the only way he said to make ourselves heard in Brussels. Many commentators attributed the populist election success to the European Union's failure to assist Italy in handling the migrant crisis. So people Jolie NPR news Rome's been a suicide bombing in the Afghan capital officials say, it doesn't people are dead more than thirty wounded. This is NPR news. A big wildfire in south western Colorado was burning largely unchecked officials, say what's being called the four sixteen fire nearly doubled in size over the weekend and officials have ordered a fresh round of evacuations of fires, burning north of Durango. Authorities ordered the residents of an additional six hundred seventy five homes to evacuate bringing the total to more than two thousand. The nation's largest actors union and four television networks have agreed to limit auditions that are held in hotel rooms and homes. NPR Shannon, Benzon reports a move is aimed at eliminating the so-called casting couch sack. After represents a hundred and sixty thousand actors the union along with ABC CBS NBC and FOX say they went to eliminate the potential for predators to exploit performers behind closed doors. The new guideline comes in the wake of accusations of sexual misconduct by more than eighty. Women against Hollywood producer, Harvey Weinstein, which led to a wave of similar allegations against famous. This men and politics, the media and entertainment. Earlier this month, Weinstein pled not guilty to criminal charges of rape and sexual assaults. Shannon van Sant NPR news Washington ago after the union that represents many employees at NPR last night's Tony awards band's visit won for best new musical. The show is based on a two thousand seven is Rayleigh film about a group of musicians from any gypsum police orchestra, stranded in a small as Rayleigh town. It also won Tonys for actor, Tony, shalhoub, and Katrina Lenk all the band's visit one, ten Tony awards. Harry Potter and the curse child one six on Joyal Snyder, NPR news.
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"Support for this npr podcast and the following message come from the ups store who knows that small business owners can't afford to take days off so they'll be open to on may twenty fifth and twenty six for all your small business needs visit the ups store dot com for details live from npr news in washington i'm korva coleman secretary state might pay says the trump administration won't tolerate russian interference in this year's us elections pompeii was speaking before the house foreign affairs committee he's also been questioned about his recent visit with north korean leader kim jong un and pyongyang's work on denuclearization or demands have been unambiguous when i spoke with him i could not have been clear about the scope of the verification work that would be required all of elements that would be necessary in order for america to understand that there had been real denuclearization meanwhile international journalists are on their way to north korea's mountainous region in the northeast where the regime is planning to demolish part of its main nuclear test site npr's elise reports it's following through on a pledge made during the interkorean summit the nuclear test site at poon gary is where north korea detonated underground bombs six times most recently in the fall of last year but at their april twentyseventh mm it north korean leader kim jong un told south korea's president he doesn't have a need for nuclear weapons if communication with the us became regular and the regime felt it security was guaranteed so north korea is making this gesture of destroying tunnels at poon gary it's expected to happen sometime in the coming day or so journalists from the us uk russia china and south korea have been flown into the north to observe the dismantling south korea's journalists were allowed in only at the last minute at least hugh npr news soul the state department says a us government employees in china has reported subtle but abnormal sensations of sound and pressure secretary of state pompeo says the medical indications of this incident are very similar to what happened to american diplomats cuba about a year ago they reported hearing an unusual sound and then developed ailments such as hearing loss and dizziness the president of southwestern baptist theological seminary has been ousted noted baptist leader.
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"Support for this npr podcast and the following message come from the ups store who knows that small business owners can't afford to take days off so they'll be open to on may twenty fifth and twenty six for all your small business needs visit the ups store dot com for details live from npr news in washington i'm korva coleman international journalists are on their way to north korea's mountainous region in the northeast where the regime is planning to demolish part of its main nuclear test site npr's ilise hugh reports it's following through on a pledge made during the interkorean summit the nuclear test site at poon gary is where north korea detonated underground bomb six times most recently in the fall of last year but at their april twentyseventh summit north korean leader kim jong un told south korea's president he doesn't have a need for nuclear weapons if communication with the us became regular and the regime felt its security with guaranteed so north korea is making this gesture of destroying tunnels poon gary it's expected to happen sometime in the coming day or so journalists from the us uk russia china and south korea have been flown into the north to observe the dismantling south korea's journalists were allowed in only at the last minute least hugh npr news soul a business partner of president trump's longtime personal lawyer michael cohen has pleaded guilty to tax fraud npr's ryan lucas says the deal could have implications for cohen's own legal troubles you gimme a friedman pleaded guilty in albany county court to tax fraud related to his taxicab business and has agreed to pay five million in restitution and judgments the new york times says friedman also agreed to cooperate with state and federal authorities and investigations friedman's lawyer told npr he wouldn't describe the substance or scope of the guilty plea friedman's potential cooperation could ratchet up the pressure on cohen who is under investigation by federal authorities in new york for his business dealings including his taxi medallions some of which were reportedly run by friedman cone is due in federal court in manhattan next week ryan lucas npr news washington the southwestern baptist theological seminary has removed its wellknown president page patterson after some recorded controversial remarks of his surfaced patterson is told women to stay with phys.
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"Live from npr news in washington i'm shay stevens the trump administration is preparing to roll out a proposal to block family planning a two groups that provide or make referrals for abortions as npr sarah mccamman reports the move is part of a larger effort to cut funding to planned parenthood the proposed regulation would apply to title ten the federal program that provides contraception as td screenings and other reproductive health services to millions of low income people under current law federal funding for abortions is prohibited in most cases but social conservatives have made cutting funds to any group providing or referring patients for abortions a high priority a trump administration official says the regulations will require organizations that receive title ten funds to separate themselves physically and financially from any groups that perform or quote support abortion abortion rights advocates say the proposal would undermine reproductive health care for low income paper since sarah mccamman npr news washington the food and drug administration is launching a website that will name pharmaceutical companies accused of blocking generic competitors from the drug market npr's alison kodjak reports it's one of many trump administration plans to pressure drugmakers to lower their prices it's a practice that officials say is increasingly common brand name drugmakers refused to allow generic companies to buy enough of their medication to do the testing required to get their drug onto the market fda commissioner scott gottlieb says the new website shine the light on the practice in hopes that pharmaceutical manufacturers will change their ways companies now on notice rental companies notice that there'll be a website at fda that's going to identify when multiple generic entrance are having trouble getting access to their to their physical samples and you'll know that too earlier this week that department of health and human services updated its websites with new information on what medicare and medicaid pay for prescription drugs alison kodjak npr.
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"Support for this NPR podcast and the following message come from the UPS store. Who knows that small business owners can't afford to take days off. So they'll be open to on March. Thirtieth and thirty. First for all your small business needs visit the UPS store dot com for details. Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Nora raum. Russia has begun responding to the two dozen US allies that sent home Russian diplomats to protest the poisoning of a former Russian intelligence officer living in Britain. NPR's, Lucian, Kim reports. This comes a day after Russia expelled sixty US diplomats and close the American consulate in Saint Petersburg. Russia's foreign ministry says as summoned the ambassadors of the countries that took part in an unprecedented and coordinated action to show solidarity with London on Monday more than twenty countries joined the US and expelling Russian diplomats after Britain, determine Moscow was responsible for a nerve agent attack on former Russian double agent, Sergei scruple his daughter. Those countries include some of America's closest allies, Canada, France, Germany, Poland, and AUstralia. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has accused the US of using colossal blackmail to pressure, friendly countries to join an mass diplomatic expulsions. The Kremlin's denying any involvement in the scruple poisoning. It's. His accusations are part of an anti Russian campaign. Lucian, Kim NPR news, Moscow US military officials, say two coalition personnel were killed in a roadside bombing in Syria. Last night, five others were wounded. No details have been provided Palestinian health officials, say at least seven Palestinians have been killed by his Rayleigh fire at the Gaza border. Israel has amassed forces at the border where Palestinians are staging, large rallies NPR's, Daniel estrin reports from Jerusalem. Thousands of Palestinians are rallying along the Gaza border organizers say, they'll hold a tent camp protests there for several weeks. Israel is concerned. Masses will try to cross the border. The army says, soldiers are shooting at protesters throwing rocks and burning tires Palestinian health officials, say, scores are wounded NPR's. Daniel estrin South Korean officials are trying to figure out what President Trump meant when he said yesterday, he might hold up this week's trade agreement with Seoul until after. For a deal is reached with North Korea and its nuclear weapons. The trade agreement would allow US carmakers greater access to the North Korean market and exempt South Korea from twenty-five percent tariff on steel. I energy based in Akron, Ohio is planning to close down its three nuclear Power plants in Ohio and Pennsylvania, Matt Richmond for member station W C P N idea stream reports, you know, becomes after months of unsuccessful, campaigning for public assistance in Ohio and Pennsylvania, Ohio State Senator John Acklin supports keeping the nuclear plants open and says, the alternative is an over reliance on natural gas and building new infrastructure to bring it to Power plants. When is that going to be built out? Nobody can say since twenty thirteen several US nuclear plants, including ones in New Jersey, California and Vermont have closed or announced plans to close due to low natural gas prices and competition from wind and solar for NPR news. I'm at Richmond in Cleveland. This is NPR news. The city of Atlanta is slowly getting back to normal after last week, cyber attack someone hacked into the computer system and held its information hostage. Some online customer services have been restored and police officers are now able to file reports electrically. But the missile hoard has, again, delayed hearing cases for a week. A judge in Los Angeles has tentatively ruled. The California law requires coffee sellers in the state to add cancer warning labels as NPR's Nathan rot reports. The decision came in a lawsuit against dozens of retailers, including Starbucks. The decision traces back to years of litigation after a nonprofit and California law firm suit a number of coffee makers saying that they failed to notify customers of the presence of a chemical in coffee that can lead to cancer. A California state law requires companies to carry such warnings coffee companies though argued that the chemical occur Cinna Jen is present at harmless levels in coffee, and that it exists naturally from the roasting. Process. The judge found that the defendants failed to show enough evidence at the chemical was indeed insignificant. He's given defense lawyers time to file objections before his final ruling Nathan, rob NPR news. Hawaii is expected today to become the latest state to legalize doctor assisted suicide. The legislation easily cleared the state legislature where Democrats hold a majority in both houses as expected to be signed by the governor. The measure would allow doctors to prescribe lethal medication to terminally ill patients who would then take it on their own patients would have to submit to a mental health evaluation determine their competent to make the decision. I'm Nora raum NPR news in Washington.
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"And is the third largest party in the bundestag for npr news i'm as me nicholson in berlin the metropolitan opera is opening an investigation into worldfamous conductor james levine npr's colon dwyer reports levine served as music director of the for roughly forty years in new york city but it's the legendary meister's conduct in illinois that's now under the microscope it was there that levine led a regular summer music event and it was there in the 1980s that levine allegedly began sexually abusing a teenage boy ever span of several years the accusations were filed with el annoyed police last year the matt for its part says it is quote deeply disturbed by the allegations and it is now working on an investigation of its own in order to figure out its next steps levine who denies the allegations officially retired from the met last year though he still conducts occasional performances colin dwyer npr news this is npr news president trump is still weighing the question of whether to recognize jerusalem as israel's capital or whether to proceed immediately in moving the us embassy from tel aviv to the holy city in a rare public appearance the president's soninlaw jared kushner addressed the issue at a brookings institution event he's been assigned the job of restarting peace talks between israel and the palestinians south korea's coast guard says at least thirteen people are dead after a fishing boat collided with a refueling vessel and capsized authorities say at least two are still missing the bbc's paul adams has more the accident occurred an hour sir before sunrise in the waters near inchon west of the capital seoul the fishing boat carrying two crew and twenty passengers on a fishing tool collided with a much larger three hundred thirty six tom fuel tanker it's not clear why a search operation has been going on all day including dozens of ships tv pictures showed the upturned hull.