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13 deaths at Seattle-area care center connected to COVID-19
"Live from NPR news in Washington I'm Nora Raum a nursing facility after the surrender of the cone corona virus outbreak in the Seattle area announced Saturday the twenty six of its residents have died since the middle of February half of those deaths are linked to corona virus will stone of member station K. N. K. X. reports it's unclear how many others may have been infected just about half of the residents who were initially at life care center in Kirkland remain at the facility many have been transported to the hospital and are awaiting test results to determine if they have covert nineteen meanwhile Tim Killian a public liaison for life Kerr says there's still not enough test kits or enough employees we've had patients who within an hour's time show no symptoms to going to acute symptoms and being transferred to the hospital and we've had patients die relatively quickly relatives of those at the nursing home have criticized what they see as the slow response to the outbreak
Turkey detains 7 in probe into Ghosn fleeing bail in Japan
"According to Turkish media reports Turkey has detained several people as part of its investigation into Japanese fugitive Carlos Ghosn the former Nissan chairman had skipped bail in Japan and has surfaced in Lebanon but made a stop along the way in Istanbul Turkish officials are trying to determine who helped him escape gone is charging Japan with four counts of financial misconduct I'm Nora Raum NPR news in
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"I'm Nora Raum hundreds of US troops from the eighty second airborne division at Fort Bragg North Carolina are heading to the Middle East the deployment is in response to yesterday's attack on the U. S. embassy in Baghdad J. price of member station W. N. C. reports C. eighty second keeps several thousand troops in a constant state of readiness so they can be in the air and headed to a trouble spot hours after getting their orders it's unclear how many will ultimately be sent but more prepared to deploy over the next few days according to a statement from secretary of defense mark asper for NPR news on Jay price in Fayetteville North Carolina protesters gathered again today at the embassy they were dispersed by security forces firing tear gas the protesters are angry about Sunday's deadly US airstrikes on online back militia positions north Korean leader Kim Jong on as declared his country is abandoning its moratorium on nuclear and long range missile tests the BBC's vyve marsh has more in his reported comments mystic him complained of U. S. belligerence and accused Washington of gangster like demands but he left room for dialogue saying Pyongyang's nuclear development plans would depend on the Americans future attitude in response the US secretary of state might compare said he hoped to North Korea it would choose peace and prosperity of war the BBC's of the March this is NPR news from Washington in Chicago a prominent attorney is being remembered as a long time and passionate advocate for people wrongly convicted NPR Cheryl Corley reports Karen Daniel died last week after being hit by a pick up truck it was just a summer the Karen Daniel stepped down from a job at Northwestern University center on wrongful convictions working to get innocent people out of prison was a passion she shared with her good friend and colleague Jane Railey the two served as co directors of the center really died five years ago at the time Daniel said they had a philosophy as they work to free in may two didn't have anyone else to speak for them first decide if you believe in the client and if you do then find a way Alex a Daniel and really were miracle workers routinely taking and winning cases that appear to be unwinnable sixty two year old Daniel was hit by a vehicle she walked her dog the day after Christmas Cheryl Corley NPR news Chicago a new rule took effect in California today requiring new minimum efficiency standards for light bulbs a federal judge yesterday rejected a court challenge from industry groups to delay the rule the lawsuit argued that stricter California standards conflict with federal law the judge ruled that state regulators acted properly under exemption California has to impose tougher standards in September the trump administration eliminated a rule to phase out less energy efficient light bulbs nationwide I'm Nora Raum NPR news in Washington and live in San Francisco I'm day Freeman on KQ we do good morning support for KQ we did on new year's day comes from Netflix presenting the animated feature I lost my body adventure young love in childhood memories inner twine is a severed hand crosses Paris in search of its in search of its owner awards eligible the next three share we start the new decade with excerpts of some of our favorite concerts from the last decade with Jon Batiste bandleader of the late show with Stephen Cole bear singer Catherine Russell who specializes in early jazz songs and the Carolina chocolate drops with Rhiannon Giddens playing music and the black string band tradition join us the first fresh air of the new year today and one and again at seven this evening on member supported KQED public radio you can bring in the new year with a world renowned Vienna Philharmonic orchestra and the Vienna.
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"To help Disney break and it just in case ten billion is not impressive enough remember Disney is also releasing a new Star Wars movie the rise of sky Walker later this month that is living NPR news Carol Spinney has died the puppeteer played Big Bird and Oscar the grouch on Sesame Street for nearly fifty years in his book the wisdom of Big Bird and dark genius of Oscar the grouch Spinney road I'm certain that being a bird has made me a better person Carol Spinney was eighty five I'm Nora Raum NPR news in Washington support for NPR comes from NPR stations other contributors include the NPR shop where visitors can browse public radio nerd and NPR gear NPR shop dot org and the ark is foundation dedicated to the idea that people can live in harmony with one another and the natural world to let the new essay on my leg in a holster for this episode of Latino USA we're gonna do something a little bit different now normally when we interview people who speak Spanish we translate all of your interviews into English today we're not gonna translate any of the Spanish because we wanted to preserve their voices and let them communicate their stories with their own words so we're gonna ask you to listen even if you don't understand every single word we think that you're gonna get a lot from this story and if you'd like a transcript of everything translated you can find it online at lacking a U. S. A. dot org and we should mention that parts of this story might be disturbing for some of our listeners here's the shop well.
Ex-Navy secretary slams Trump's 'shocking and unprecedented intervention' in new op-ed
"Richard Spencer who was fired as the navy secretary for his handling of the case of a navy seal says president trump has very little understanding of what it means to be in the military defense secretary mark as for says he fired Spencer because he went behind his back to talk to president trump about navy petty officer Edward Gallagher who had been convicted of posing with the body of an Islamic state militant from had ordered the Gallagher and not lose his status as a navy seal an opinion piece written for The Washington Post Spencer called this a shocking an unprecedented intervention I'm Nora Raum NPR news in
Indian court rules in favor of Hindu temple on disputed land
"India's Supreme Court Saturday ruled in favor of Hindus in a dispute over religious site in the northern part of the country this clears the way for the construction of a Hindu temple something Hindu nationalists have been demanding for more than a century the court ruled five acres of land be given to Muslims to build a mosque he did not specify where I'm Nora Raum NPR news in
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"Live from NPR news in Washington I'm Nora Raum house Democrats had issued a subpoena to acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney to appear this morning for a deposition in the impeachment inquiry he hasn't shown up lawmakers wanted to question Mulvaney behind closed doors about his role in withholding military aid to Ukraine at a time when president trump want Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden his son NPR's Dominican Montanaro reports the public hearings begin next week we're gonna hear for the first time from can't you von of H. and acting Ukraine ambassador William Taylor and I'd say it's less about what they say than how they say it I mean these clothes or depositions have been released they were hours long testimonies they're unlikely to have anything new to reveal but how are they going to say this stuff on camera in public with Republican supporters of the president champing at the bit to question them out in the open how that goes could go a long way in swaying public opinion or not NPR's Dominican Montanaro president trump is about to leave for Atlanta where he's launching a new initiative to win support from black voters aides say he'll highlight ways that black Americans have benefited economically since his inauguration really eighty five seconds of silence later this morning in paradise California to remember the eighty five people who lost their lives in a wild fire that destroyed much of the town one year ago NPR's Kirk Sigler reports for those who remain in and around paradise marking the one year anniversary of the deadly wildfire stirs up traumatic memories you can hear the propane tanks gone blown up you can hear the trees just igniting chip Corley in his wife lost their home in nearly everything they own but he says just talking about it and reflecting on it helps thinking back on it and everything is just is chaotic nerve wracking it you know under one point is as well I don't know if I'm going to get out here not the Corley says he knew we'd return and rebuild he just finished the foundation on the new home he's building exactly where their old one burned Kirk Sigler NPR news the bureau of land management is getting closer to moving its headquarters out of the nation's capital and into a small city in western Colorado Colorado public radio city to seek reports while visiting Grand Junction acting BLM director William Perry Penley said relocating to national office to this rural community of less than sixty thousand will put top decision makers closer to the land of the oversee is part of a large scale reorganization with hundreds of Washington based BLM jobs moving across the west Penley said some employees have told him to his face they don't want to go this traumatic for some people but I think it's going to be overall a very positive for the American people Henley said the agency will work to find jobs for those who declined to mills for NPR news I'm Stina Sieg in Grand Junction Colorado checking stocks the Dow is down sixty three points this is NPR news at seven oh four on cherry Glaser with KCRW news LA mayor Eric Garcetti is throwing his support behind a ballot measure that would raise taxes on commercial properties in California he came out this week in favor of a so called split rolled proposal is KCRW Santa scout reports political players are taking sides in what could be a huge statewide ballot fight in twenty twenty the measure is in the signature gathering stage for next November it would partly undo a landmark nineteen seventy eight law called proposition thirteen prop thirteen locked in property taxes in the state by basing them on purchase value instead of current assessed value this split role measure would reverse that for commercial and industrial properties were with more than three million dollars state officials say it would generate more than seven billion dollars a year with most of that going to schools in a statement Garcetti said it.
David Ortiz, Boston Red Sox And Dominican Republic discussed on KQED Radio Show
"David Ortiz is out of the hospital his former team the Boston Red Sox so the baseball star was released Friday and is now recovering at home Ortiz was shot in the back June ninth at a bar in his home town center to mingle Dominican Republic authorities say it was a case of mistaken identity I'm Nora Raum NPR news in
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"Live from NPR news in Washington I'm Nora Raum Porter Ricans are expected to protest again today on the island and in several U. S. cities against governor Ricardo was I go there and raised by a leak of scandalous private chats and corruption on the US territory came on Antonio Heydari reports thousands of angry Porter Ricans gathered Sunday in several US cities in Philadelphia New York LA Texas and Florida to also demand that pull Rico's governor he got a little should you step down because of different political parties United sinking Ricky step down now a leak private chat between Russia you on several colleagues mock political rivals women gays and victims of hurricane Maria on Sunday so you are now said he intends to complete his term and the crowds have been demonstrated on the island for ten days intensify their demands that he resign protests in San Juan in several US cities are slated for today for NPR news on cave on Antonio Heydari in Miami protests continue in Hong Kong demonstrators have taken to the streets for almost two months to fight a proposed extradition bill and a call for electoral reforms in the Chinese territory at the end of last night's March police use tear gas against protesters agendas forces ordered London has denounced Iran's seizure of a British flag oil tanker as a hostile act France and Germany back the U. K. and have demanded Iran released the ship immediately the European powers are urging diplomacy but tensions in the Gulf are rising quickly NPR's Deborah Amos reports from Berlin Germany's foreign minister appeal to Tehran to listen to reason and not leave the field open to agitators Britain's foreign minister denied that the seizure was what he called a **** for tat following Britain's role in seizing an Iranian oil tanker off the coast of Gibraltar two weeks ago he later tweeted that is called to Iran's foreign minister failed to find a way out European powers are struggling to keep diplomacy alive as tensions rise Iran's revolutionary guard sees the British flag ship on Friday video shows them in ski masks with machine guns descending from a helicopter the same tactics used by the British Royal Marines when they seized the Iranian tanker Deborah Amos NPR news Berlin the chairman of the house Judiciary Committee says he believes special counsel Robert Muller is report shows evidence of crimes by president trump congressman Jerrold Nadler told fox news Sunday he thinks it's important for the American public to hear the facts firsthand I think there is very substantial it will the report presents very substantial evidence that the president is guilty of high crimes and misdemeanors and we have to present the order that Mahler present those facts the American people and then see where we go from there because the administration must be held accountable and no president can be can be above the law Miller is scheduled to speak before both the house judiciary and the house intelligence committees on Wednesday this is NPR news from Washington tens of thousands of homes and businesses are without electricity across New York City after days of dangerously hot weather just a week ago a five hour blackout affected about forty blocks in Manhattan officials say that was caused by equipment failure rather than the heat in Hawaii power has been restored to most people on the island of Hawaii officials say a technical glitch because the loss of power for about four hours yesterday thirty three thousand customers were affected a major H. I. V. E. conferences under way in Mexico City NPR's Jason Beaubien reports as the aids epidemic is pushed out of the headlines by a bowl of measles and other health issues researchers are making significant advances in treating HIV the scientific conference will highlight new anti aids drugs that have fewer side effects some that can be taken once a month instead of every day in others that may replace medicines that have started to lose their effectiveness scientists are also presenting work on several potential vaccines that could be a key part of wiping out HIV entirely on the prevention front researchers are developing new implants that someone who's HIV negative can use to keep from getting infected the conference runs through Wednesday Jason Beaubien NPR news India plans to launch an unmanned spacecraft to the moon this morning it's sending a rover to explore the moon's remote South Pole is to arrive sometime in September this will be India's second moon mission eleven years ago would send a spacecraft that didn't land but map the lunar service with radar from above I'm Nora Raum NPR news in Washington support for NPR comes from NPR stations other contributors include X. chair maker of the X. two office chair with dynamic variable lumbar support intend ergonomic features to fit users of different shapes and sizes X. chair radio dot com or eight four four four.
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"Fortified rain zone Sunday night. It landed less than a mile from the US embassy. No injuries were reported. No one has claimed responsibility. This was the first such attack since September. This is NPR news from Washington. Italy's interior minister is pushing ahead with a new security decree to crack down on illegal immigration despite criticism violates international law. NPR's Sylvia Pohjola reports interior minister, Matteo, Salvini popularity has soared, thanks to his closing of Italian ports to charity. Rescue ships, his latest draft decree would prohibit entry into Italian territorial waters of any ship deemed a security threat to Italy. And proceeds fines more than six thousand dollars for each migrant transported ministry officials say the measure is necessary and urgent and is expected to be approved by the cabinet today. The U N High Commissioner for human rights has urged withdrawal of the decree saying it further intensifies the climate of hostility Zena phobia against migrants. It said the decree would violate migrants human rights which are enshrined in UN conventions Italy has signed so Paul Jolie, NPR news row. A row. Outside bombs struck a tourist bus in Egypt Sunday officials say at least sixteen people were wounded. Some of them were tourists from South Africa. The attack took place near a new museum, not yet opened close to the Giza pyramids. The grand Egypt museum is to display the treasures of king Tut's tomb, and as part of an effort to boost tourism in Egypt seven gunmen stormed a bar in northern Brazil Sunday killing at least eleven people at least one person was wounded officials had little information just that there'd been a massacre. The tact took place in a poor violent neighborhood in the city of belly. I'm Nora raum, NPR news in Washington. Support for NPR comes from NPR stations. Other contributors include the corporation for public broadcasting, and the estate of Joan Kroc, whose bequest serves as an enduring investments in the future of public radio. And the John D and Catherine T MacArthur foundation at macfound dot org. Many, thanks for the latest..
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"Mission to establish that the president committed and obstruction of Justice offense that Robert Muller's redacted report does not exonerate the president of obstruction either. It's out today. It's Thursday, April eighteenth, and this is all things considered. I'm Audie Cornish. Democrats say the attorney general is spinning the reports findings in favor of the president attorney general bar appears to have shown unsettling willingness to undermine his own department in order to protect President Trump. The report did not find a criminal conspiracy between the Trump campaign and the Russian government. It did find extensive evidence of Russian interference in the two thousand sixteen election still fear that a lot of Americans have underestimated both their capacity to interfere in our elections, and their will to do it those stories after the news. Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Nora raum. Special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the two thousand sixteen presidential election is now available to anyone who wants to read. It's four hundred forty eight pages. The report details instances in which the president directed others to influence or curtail the investigation it stopped short of saying the president committed a crime NPR's national security editor Phil Ewing says the report also shows there were numerous links between the Russian government and the Trump campaign. There really were context between the Trump campaign and these Russians those links included Russians offers of assistance to the campaign in some instances, the campaign was receptive to the offer. While in other instances, the campaign officials shied away ultimately this investigation did not establish the campaign coordinated or conspired with the Russian government. The report concluded there was not enough evidence to establish the Trump campaign. Engage in criminal conspiracy, Montana. Lawmakers have voted not to kill Medicaid expansion, meaning ninety six thousand low income adults can keep their health coverage Montana. Public radio's Eric Whitney reports when Montana said yes to Medicaid expansion in two thousand fifteen it was with the caveat that it would end this year unless state lawmakers reauthorized it they did so win just enough. Moderate members of the Republican majority in the legislature joined with all the Democrats. The big fight was over a new requirement that some Medicaid recipients will have to prove their working to receive benefits. Republican state Senator Jason small in the end,.
Ebola outbreak in Congo grows to become world’s 2nd-worst
"The murder of the high profile environmental activists are former employees of the company building the hydroelectric plant custody opposing when she was killed in two thousand sixteen as well as current and former members of the Honduran military does it is his family and their attorneys charge. The prosecution had withheld much important evidence throughout the trial. Her daughter loud, a SUNY got told the court CASA's family will continue to pursue the intellectual authors of her mother's murder and full Justice won't come until the entire truth regarding all responsible for benthic is killing is revealed. For NPR news. I'm Marie Martin children went on strike in Australia today, they walked out of their classes in several major cities demanding the government do more to combat climate change. Australia's one of the largest carbon emissions per capita. Partly because it relies on coal fired energy plants. The ustralian government has also weakened its commitment to the Paris climate accord, resources minister, Matt Canavan, criticized the strike, saying the children should be in school learning about science and mining. I'm Nora raum.
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"A shooting at a Chicago hospital yesterday. Police say it started as a domestic dispute in the parking lot. A man shot a doctor killing her then ran into the hospital and opened fire three others died, including the gunman the lawyer for a Pakistani Catholic woman recently acquitted of blasphemy says she's safe and not being forced to stay in Pakistan as is being reported NPR's. Psoriasis hardy, Nelson has more Pakistani lawyer Saiful Saifuullah look told reporters in Frankfurt, the reason Ossetia Abebe hasn't left Pakistan is because no western country has offered visas or citizenship to her and her family. We'll look says it doesn't matter to his client, which western countries. She goes to the lawyer says for now BB her husband. And their two daughters remain under Pakistani government protection NPR's psoriasis hardy, Nelson reporting, this is NPR news from Washington. In predawn raids. Australian police arrested three men today suspected of planning a terrorist attack in Melbourne officials identified the men as Australian citizens who had no correct connection to a terrorist group, but were inspired by the Islamic state group a train derailed outside Barcelona today, killing at least one person and injuring dozens of others had been Evita's reports. The incident happened after several days of heavy rain as Spanish railway. Operators spokesperson said a landslide caused by heavy rains derailed to train cars of a convoy of six one hundred and thirty passengers were onboard one survivor told local media that the train started swaying and the lights went out. Today's incident is not the first derailment in this very spot. Many of the train tracks in this mountainous area. Run through carved cliffs and the metal mesh mission placement to hold falling rocks can fail in two thousand and nine in two thousand. And eleven to train St. railed as a result of landslides caused by heavy rains there were no deaths but many were injured for NPR news. I'm Lucia been Evita's in Barcelona conservationists are examining a dead whale that washed ashore in eastern, Indonesia. They found the whale stomach contained about thirteen pounds of plastic waste, including one hundred fifteen plastic cups. The caucus was found last night near a park in south west Sulawesi province. A study published in the journal science says Indonesia is one of the largest plastic polluters in the world. Second only to China. I'm Nora raum. NPR news in Washington. Support for NPR comes from NPR stations. Other contributors include YouTube with YouTube music from audio video live performances covers and remixes together in one app at music dot YouTube dot com. Youtube music opened the world of music. It's all here. Marin Olney on the next to the point the fires so powerful and so on and so and so dark, there's.
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"Nora raum. The FBI says it appears the gunman who attacked a synagogue in Pittsburgh yesterday, acted alone. Eleven people were killed and six others were wounded Scott Brady is the US attorney for the western district of Pennsylvania. He says the suspect is forty six year old Robert Bowers during the course of deadliest salt on the people the synagogue Bowers made statements regarding genocide and his desire to kill Jewish people
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"He's a visit to Florida and Georgia, and it's a chance to stop by two states hit by hurricane Michael last week. Also, a chance to stop by two states with type political races three weeks before midterm elections, Monday October fifteenth, and this is all things considered. I'm Mary Louise Kelley Cornish ahead this hour catching up with the president on the campaign trail, we are more energized as Republicans than ever ever before. Also, we investigate how in prisons across the country women aren't disciplined more often than men and for more minor violations incarcerated men and women may respond differently to their environment. Women are more communicative when you walk through a prison, very more emotional, they want to talk to you. And after one hundred and thirty years of shaping how American shop Sears files for bankruptcy. Here's this news. Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Nora raum. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo just arrived in Riyadh Saudi Arabia. He's to meet with the king to discuss the disappearance of Saudi writer Jamaica Shoghi who hasn't been seen since he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul Turkey two weeks ago. Turkish authorities say they believe he was killed there. Kashogi has been living in the US and wrote for the Washington Post six days after hurricane Michael slammed into the Florida, panhandle. There are still people missing and thousands of homes and businesses without electricity. President Trump visited Florida and Georgia Monday to view, the devastation. He said the government is doing all it can to help survivors. Everyone. Stay..
Is Brazil democracy at risk with far-right extremist in presidential runoff?
"Her Vincent Islam, babies. Lawyer maintains the women were angry that she used the cop to drink from a well over the years. The case against baby has led to the assassination of two senior officials. One of them was murdered by his body, God who is now revered as Aeneas Saint by the religious, right. The case also unleashed a powerful extremist movement, and then leaders warned of terrible consequences. If maybe was granted leniency de Hadeed NPR news Islam about and a nation of thirties. Now, say more than nineteen hundred people died in an earthquake and soon NAMI ten days ago, they say thousands are still missing and feared dead. The quake measured seven point five. I'm Nora raum NPR news in Washington.
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"I'm Nora raum. The Justice department today charged seven Russian intelligence officers with conducting cyber attacks. John dimmers is the assistant attorney general for national security. He says the charges come after Britain and the Netherlands learned Russian hackers were targeting, the world's chemical weapons watchdog the joint UK Dutch intelligence operation led to four Russian GRU officers being caught red-handed while they attempted to breach the cyber security of the organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons. Also today British authorities issued a report that Russia is behind a series of cyber attacks worldwide. Russia consistently denies any wrongdoing. Rescue workers are struggling to get food water and medicine to the Indonesian city of Palo nearly a week after a powerful earthquake and soon NAMI tens of thousands of homes have been destroyed. NPR's? Julie McCarthy reports many more people are staying out of there. Homes out of fear. People are still sleeping outside. They are afraid to go into their homes. The government said today the number of seriously injured was upwards of twenty five hundred people. The hospitals are full many of them have been damaged, but they're still up and running NPR's. Julie McCarthy officials say that more than fourteen hundred people have died. You're listening to NPR news from D news. I'm Brian watt. A federal lawsuit being filed today by the ACLU alleges a San Francisco police drug sting that captured only black defendants was tainted by systemic racism, K QB's, Alex Emslie reports SF PD teamed up with federal DEA agents for the undercover operation in two thousand thirteen in two thousand fourteen targeting drug sales on the streets of San Francisco's tenderloin district undercover. Officers bought drugs from suspects were later, arrested and. Charged in federal court, all thirty seven defendants were black in one instance. Police video surveillance showed an officer passing up an Asian suspect to target a black woman and in another an officer making disparaging remarks about black men. Various Karen it. That. Out black football or very harsh and very severe prosecution under federal law novella Coleman is an attorney with the ACLU of northern California. She says SF PD has a well documented history of racial inequality in arrests Cisco has had a love the darkest racial disparities when compared to other cities within the state of California federal prosecutors dismissed the drug dealing charges after defense attorney's obtained surveillance videos, but many of the defendants had already pleaded guilty. Now, six of the people arrested are seeking money damages from the city, I'm Alex Emslie weedy news, and San Francisco officials have not yet responded to the lawsuit. There's more bay area. Coverage at news dot org. I'm Brian watt. Support comes from Oakland international airport with new flights to London Paris, Barcelona and New York fly the East Bay way from oh AK ahead on morning edition. David green. We'll talk to Andrea Bernstein co. Host of the Trump Inc podcast a co production of member station WNYC and propublica about allegations of tax fraud against Trump in a New York Times report..
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"Live from NPR news in Washington, I'm Nora raum. The FBI has wrapped up its supplemental investigation of supreme court nominee bread. Kamina NPR's. Scott detro- reports senators will begin reading the report ahead of a vote. That Senate Republicans are pushing for this week. The report is being held very closely. Every Senator is being given a chance to read it. But they'll have to do so insecure setting. They have to go to a special room. The Senate uses for classified information to read the report, Democrats and Republicans will be able to do so an alternating shifts NPR's, Scott detro-. Iran supreme leader says the Iranian people will deliver a slap to America by surviving. US sanctions NPR's. Peter Kenyon, says the comments came in a speech to paramilitary forces supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, condemned what he called the arrogant powers behind the renewal of sanctions that followed President Trump's decision to pull the US out of the twenty fifteen Iran nuclear deal combination did not specify how Iran would defeat the sanctions even more painful sanctions on oil and gas did return in early November NPR's Peter Kenyon. Britain cybersecurity center is accusing Russia's military intelligence unit of. Being behind a wave of global cyber attacks foreign secretary. Jeremy hunt says the attacks are reckless and indiscriminate designed to interfere interfered elections around the world and undermine international security. This is NPR news. Today is the seventh day since a devastating earthquake and soon NAMI struck the Indonesian island of sullaway say tens of thousands of people are out of their homes and are in desperate. Need a food and water officials say more than fourteen hundred people died, a nonprofit group plans to open a supervised injection site. For illegal drug users in Philadelphia. Bobby Allen of member station. WHYY reports advocates call it in overdose prevention site, it's where users inject illegal drugs under the watchful eye of medical staff. Supporters say it will save lives and move more people into treatment deputy attorney general rod Rosenstein says if the site opens the response will be swift and aggressive because it violates federal drug laws. Former Pennsylvania governor Ed Rendell is a board member of safehouse the nonprofit trying to open the site. He isn't worried the message from his Rosenstein. I'm Inc of the safe injection site non profit and. Incoming arrest me first, researchers say the opioid crisis claims one hundred lives nationwide every day for NPR news. I'm Bobby Allen in Philadelphia. A navy veteran is in custody in Utah in connection with suspicious envelope sent a President Trump and taught military leaders. They set off an alarm Tuesday at a mail sorting facility for the poison Reisen officials say they contain castor seats from which rice and can me made not the substance itself, I'm Nora raum. NPR news in Washington. I'm Jeremy Hobson adult film. Actress stormy Daniels told CNN about her first meeting with Donald Trump.
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"Toward their targets. Here's the news. Live from NPR news in Washington, I'm Nora raum. Mandatory evacuations are underway along the South Carolina coast in anticipation of hurricane Florence south. Carolina. Public radio's Victoria Hanson has the latest from Charleston. The governor has ordered eight coastal communities to evacuate all the way from hurtled beach to Hilton Head island, which includes some one million people both residents and tourists are being asked to leave by no later than noon. That's when lades will be reversed on several major roadways, meaning you can leave the beach, but it won't be easy to return. Here's the governor, Henry McMaster, not want to rich, South Carolina. Hurricane also part of the coastal evacuation hospitals, medical facilities and nursing homes. Dozens of state government offices are closed all across the state as our schools many of which will be used as a vacuum shelter. There's for NPR news. I'm Victoria Hanson in Charleston. Meanwhile, in the Pacific Ocean Hawaii is preparing for a Libya, which could reach the islands tonight or early tomorrow. It was downgraded from a hurricane yesterday. But it's still a strong tropical storm. Forecasters say some parts of Hawaii could get as much as twenty inches of rain. President Trump is traveling to south western Pennsylvania today for the seventeen th anniversary of the September eleventh attacks w ITF's Katie Meier reports he'll give the keynote address at the flight ninety three national memorial. United Airlines flight ninety three crashed into a remote field in Somerset county after its passengers and crew successfully diverted the plane's hijackers all forty were killed now a national park commemorates their sacrifice. This is Trump's first. Visit to the memorial is president he'll be joined by interior secretary. Ryan Zinke in Pennsylvania, governor, Tom Wolfe. Katie Meier reporting ceremonies will also be held today at the other two sites of the attacks thousand. People are expected to ground zero the World Trade Center in New York and at the Pentagon, it's primary day in New Hampshire voters are choosing candidates in both congressional districts and Democrats will decide who will take on incumbent Republican Governor Chris the new new in the fall from member station W H R in New Hampshire. Lauren children reports. The most watched campaign in New Hampshire of the cycle is the first congressional district Representative Carol shape quarter is retiring leaving a famously swing a swing district wide. Open voters are picking from the biggest field in recent history. Five Republicans and eleven Democrats. But it's the governor's race that most closely mirrors, national trends. Former Portsmouth mayor Steve Marsh has fashioned himself as the progressive in the race. Well, former state Senator Molly Kelly is backed by both of New Hampshire's current US. Senators the winner will face governor sununu who is hoping to keep both his job and a Republican majority in the state house for NPR news. I'm Lauren children and. New hampshire. This is NPR. Jury selection continues today in Chicago in the trial of police officer Jason Van Dyke. He's charged with murder in the two thousand fourteen shooting death of black teenager. Liquan McDonald defense attorneys are asking the case be moved that Van Dyke. Can't get a fair trial in Chicago since the release of dash Cam video showing Van Dyke shooting the teenagers sixteen times Bill Cosby's lawyers are trying to exclude testimony from some of the dozens of women accusing the comedian of sexual misconduct during his sentencing later this month. WHYY's Bobby Allen reports following his April conviction on sexual assault charges. Cosby faces up to ten years in prison when a judge from suburban Philadelphia hands down a punishment in two weeks. But first legal fight needs to be resolved over how many of Cosby's roughly sixty accusers will be able to take the stand. Prosecutors say the only way the judge can understand Cosby's character in danger to the community is for the court to listen to numerous secure. User witnesses Cosby's defense team response that decades-old cases that never triggered criminal charges would create a quote circus atmosphere. Cosby, according to his lawyers is eighty one year old unsighted man deserves a fair sentencing. Hearing for NPR news. I'm Bobby Allen in Philadelphia. The US has making plans for another summit between President Trump and North Korean leader, Kim Jong UN White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, says the president has received a very warm very positive letter from Kim requesting a follow up to their meeting in June. She says no details have been finalized. I'm Nora raum. NPR news in Washington. Support for NPR comes from NPR stations. Other contributors include the Charles Stewart Motte foundation for more than ninety years supporting efforts to promote a just equitable and sustainable society, more dot org and the corporation for public broadcasting..
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"Demonstrators. Is demanding jobs and public services also set fire to a main government building NPR's? Jane Arraf has details. Witnesses say protesters set fire to the provincial government building in Basra and blocked the entrance to Iraq's main port security forces have tried to disperse the crowds firing lie them munition Iraq's prime minister, flew to Basra and ordered an investigation after several protesters were killed earlier this week port officials said the demonstrations blocked, the main entrance to the port of Kassir and set up roadblocks on the highway from Basra to Baghdad. The protests have continued all summer in Iraq's second biggest city demanding steady electricity, clean water and
Indian state battles 'rat fever' outbreak after worst floods in a century
"India cleans up from monsoon floods. It's been hit with an outbreak of an infectious disease known as rat fever. NPR's, Lauren freyre reports from New Delhi rap fever or leptospirosis causes muscle pain and nausea. It spread when rotting carcasses of rats and other rodents get into the water supply. That's what appears to have happened in Carola at the southern tip of India with a monsoon dropped three times the normal amount of rain for the first half of August resulting in the states. Worst floods in a century, hundreds of people died in landslides and building collapses, and now they're dying from rat fever health officials and Carola have confirmed nine deaths and are doing lab tests on. Hundreds of suspected cases of the disease. They're also warning of possible outbreaks of other waterborne diseases, including typhoid and cholera, Lauren fryer,
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"From NPR news in Washington, I'm Nora raum a judge, in Myanmar today, convicted to Reuters reporters, of, possessing confidential, documents and sentenced them to serve seven years in prison the men say they were, framed by police and are being punished for reporting on the government crackdown on reading the Muslims Iraq's newly elected parliament. Held its first session today the BBC's Tom. Bateman reports the. Two big party alliances are vying for the right of Mormon new government Iraqi politics is being deeply contested since May's. Election to rival political alliances have emerged one which includes the Shia cleric mcdonagh Al Sabah and. Incumbent prime minister Haida Alabama alibi who largely enjoys US support the other. Whose leadership includes former prime minister newly, al-maliki a prominent ally of Iran with the. Parliamentary session underway both blocks believe they have enough. Votes to, form, a, government the uncertainty. Comes at a time of public Impatience over. Unemployment and poor basic services in many parts, of Iraq the BBC's Tom Bateman President Trump has signed an executive order making it easier for. Small businesses to offer retirement plans to their employees NPR's fee reports about half of the employee's businesses with fewer than five hundred workers lack retirement plan at their job President, Trump's executive, order instructs the. Departments of treasury and labor to drop new regulations that will allow, smaller companies. In unrelated businesses to band together to share retirement plan costs the executive order also calls, for a review of the, amounts that retirees, who do have 401K, accounts, are required, to withdraw each year presumably any changes would allow retirees to.
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"Live from NPR news in Washington I'm Nora raum President. Trump announced today the end of NAFTA the North American. Free trade agreement they used to call it nap there call it the United States Mexico trade agreement we'll get rid of the Dame NAFTA has a bad connotation because the United States was hurt very badly by NAFTA for many years. And now it's a really, good deal for both countries he said they're working. On a new agreement with Mexico the Mexican president was on speakerphone during the announcement in the Oval Office, and Rick opinion yet says he hopes that Canada will. Eventually join the new agreement summit on Afghanistan scheduled for next week in Moscow is now off for now the Russian foreign. Ministry says the multilateral talks are being postponed for more preparation Russia had invited twelve countries and the Taliban to Moscow for peace talks on Tuesday The US federal government student loan on. Boats men has, resigned as NPR's Corey. Turner reports the watchdog quit to protest moves by the. Trump administration that he says undermine protections, for student borrowers Seth frontmen, served for three. Years as the student loan ombudsmen. At the consumer financial protection bureau or CFP be the job was created by congress back in two, thousand ten in the wake of the financial crisis since. Then the cfpb has handled more than sixty thousand student. Loan complaints and returned more than seven hundred fifty million dollars to aggrieved borrowers including military service members in his resignation letter fraught rights under your leadership the bureau has abandoned the very consumers it is tasked by congress with protecting instead. You have used the bureau to serve the wishes of the most powerful financial. Companies in America Corey Turner NPR news Washington Senator John McCain will lie in state In, the US capitol building later. This week one of several services and other. Remembrances planned in the next several days as. NPR's tamra Keith reports one, of McCain's Senate colleagues is pushing to rename a Senate office building in his honor Senate, minority leader Chuck Schumer says. He's gotten positive responses from both sides of the aisle to his proposal to rename the Russell Senate office building after McCain I'd like when little children visit the Senate and they say who was John McCain because. The building was named after him have their parents and grandparents explain it to them the man whose name Schumer hopes to replace Richard Russell, was a long serving democratic lawmaker from Georgia, known as a Senator Senator. But Russell used his mastery of Senate. Procedure to try to block the nineteen. Sixty, four Civil Rights Act and opposed legislation to end lynching and segregation tamra Keith NPR news stock, prices continue, to rise, the Dow. Is up two hundred fifty eight Points, the s&p five hundred is up twenty two this is NPR from news I'm Tiffany Cam, high Vallejo. Police are defending the actions of an officer seen on video repeatedly hitting a man restrained by two other. Officers the video posted on Facebook shows in apparent suspect face down on a sidewalk Friday night with one police officer striking him with what. Looks to be a flashlight several times and other officer tries, to handcuff the man? Police say the use of force captured, on the video appears appropriate because the man being. Restrained would not remove his hand from under his body as police tried to handcuff in no charges have been filed against the, man who was hospitalized a Bill awaiting governor Jerry Brown signature would require the output from California's last remaining nuclear power plant to be replaced with carbon-free energy, when it shuts, down in twenty twenty-five about. Ten percent of California's electricity comes from PGN Diablo canyon reactors Lucas Davis in. Energy analyst at UC Berkley. Says the clean power requirement should be easy so already on the books is a renewable portfolio standard that mandates that fifty percent of California's. Power comes from renewable sources by twenty thirty that means that already we're going to have a lot of renewables coming online with or without this Bill the Bill. Also directs money to central coast communities to help them adjust to the plants shut down and in sports the as beat the twins sixty two Oakland plays the Astros who lead the as by game. And a half in the AL west in Houston at five the giants beat the Rangers three. To one and.
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"Taxes and estate, planning info. At eight eight eight taxdeal the time is now eight thirty from NPR. News in Washington I'm Nora raum police in Jacksonville. Florida are trying. To determine why a twenty four year old man And fired on a video game tournament yesterday Lindsey Kilbride with member station w. j. c. t. reports two people were killed and at least nine others were injured the victims to are deceased the police aren't confirming their names although online there's a circulating in, the gaming community their. Photos basically saying champions forever nine other people were shot and two other people were injured in other ways just through the whole chaos of the entire event investigators say the gunman then killed himself United Nations investigators, are urging, international action to hold me and more accountable for. Genocide crimes against humanity and, war crimes, against the Rohingya minority Lisa's line in Geneva reports a fact-finding mission says it has gathered solid, evidence, that me and Mars top generals are responsible the u. n. investigators say. Nothing happens in mere without the, knowledge of the senior generals while they blame the top command for Planning and, executing what they called a genocide against the Rohingya in Brooklyn they say the civilian authorities. Are guilty. Of turning a blind eye to the atrocities being committed they say on sun Suci as head of the government should have used her moral authority to speak out Lisa Sean reporting this is NPR news from kqed news I'm Tiffany Cam high several bay. Area elected officials are calling, on congress to reject supreme court nominee Brad Kavanagh Michelle Wiley has more from a demonstration this weekend Hundreds gathered outside of. San Francisco's Civic Center on Sunday to. Protest the supreme court. Nominee many carried signs saying covered Nope or reject cavenaugh some even Don. The, red costumes. From, the Handmaid's tale while others shouted you protest This justice General horn buckle attended from concord with, her..
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"Eight twenty NPR news and the New, York conversation Live from NPR news in Washington I'm Nora raum the president was up overnight. Tweeting no collusion rigged witch all in caps. An apparent reference to special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the two. Thousand sixteen election this week Trump's, former attorney pleaded guilty to unrelated charges he had given hush money to women who had claimed an. Affair with the president he said at the president's direction. Mark laudner is a former special assistant, to President Trump his now working on the twenty twenty campaign he told NPR the president did not break any law. It's very muddy area in. The law but there are a lot of experts out there in campaign finance who are saying that this is not a, violation he reiterates President Trump's claim he was not aware of the payments until, after they were made the. US and China raised tariffs on. Each other today both increased tariffs by, twenty five percent on sixteen billion dollars worth of goods including automobiles and electric components NPR's Jim zarroli reports the new Penalties come as envoys from both, sides are meeting their talks right now, taking place in Washington between mid, level officials of the two countries but President Trump has said he doesn't anticipate. Much progress in NPR's Jim zarroli the president. Is proposing another round of twenty five percent hikes on an additional two hundred billion. Dollars of Chinese goods Beijing warns, that it will retaliate if that happens you're listening to NPR news from Washington and in New York. This is WNYC at eight thirty one sixty eight degrees. Good morning I'm Kerry Nolan today marks, four weeks since the government missed a court imposed deadline to reunite twenty five hundred migrant children taken from their parents. At the southern border WNYC's. Beth Fertig reports at least thirty of those kids are still in New York more than three hundred children were sent to, New York foster agencies legal service providers told WNYC at least a tenth of, them remain but we don't. Have, a total because Catholic charities And another, provider declined to give any details to preserve their clients privacy many of the kids still here are seeking relatives to sponsor them because. Their parents were already deported others can't be reunited because their parents. Are in criminal custody the ACLU sued the government over the separations and it's now working with federal agencies to locate parents who. Were sent back to their countries. New York City, is launching its first ever hub for media freelancers the mayor's. Office of media entertainment announced plans for the space yesterday. In Dumbo. Brooklyn Gotha missed Jake often hearts reports the space will offer free resources for independent media workers workshops focused on accounting paying their bills getting payment from employers there's like legal consulting there's monthly meet ups there's co working spaces and the idea is to just give freelancers a single place they can go the. Announcement comes. After the city passed a law last year protecting freelancers against non-payment, the city says the hub will open in October A Brooklyn resident, is trying to create a tribute to the late Aretha Franklin. At a subway, stop in Bedford. Stuyvesant LeRoy McCarthy's proposed. Mural would spell out the soul singers most famous song, in large block letters, are ESP e., c. t. and it. Would go where else. But outside the Franklin. Avenue stop on the, ANC lines the Queen of soul appeared multiple times at the. Apollo theater in. Harlem and recorded many of Herod's at studios in Manhattan McCarthy, says the city should. Honor its connections, to music history everybody who performed Capacity and, music has passed in New York City. McCarthy. Says he's currently discussing his idea with the MTA's arts and design department an MTA spokesman says the, agency is working with the community to pay tribute to. Aretha Franklin alternate side parking rules are suspended today but meter rules are still in. Effect and we will see sunny skies by this, afternoon highs today in the lower eighties right now..
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"At nineteen minutes past eight from NPR. News in Washington I'm Nora raum former, Trump campaign chairman Paul manafort's longtime business partner is back on the witness stand this morning in federal, court, in Alexandria Virginia NPR's. Miles parks reports Rick gates is expected to face a tough cross-examination for manafort's defense team gates is he committed the crimes like not reporting overseas Bank accounts. And manafort's request manafort's defense team is going to counter that, going after gates credibility gates line that the, jury in investigators then it was actually gates who decided to commit. The financial crimes not Manafort today is the deadline to send in public comments on the, twenty twenty seven This questions NPR's Huntsville along reports the most controversial question added. To the twenty twenty cents is? Is about US citizenship this new citizenship question was added by commerce secretary Wilbur Ross who oversees the census and it said the Justice. Department needs it to better enforce the Voting Rights Act even. Though the census bureau says that compiling. Existing government records would produce more accurate, citizenship dated and adding this question and today is the last chance for the public to formally submit, comments, about this question on. Regulations dot gov California officials say the largest fire in state history may not be contained until September first the Mendosa no complex fire has charred more than. Two hundred ninety thousand acres north of San Francisco it's destroyed, seventy five homes I'm Nora raum NPR news, in Washington twenty minutes now past eight in we'll have updated figures. On the Menlo the Mendocino complex fires I should say coming up at eight thirty one And before that Tiffany, Cam high will join. Us at eight twenty three with local news from Right now it's, time. For another look at, bay area traffic conditions. Joe McConnell joining us with the, very latest Joe I'm at modestly bad moderately, bad traffic today some bad spots include south eight eight Stevens creek with an injury collision there but it looks like it may be, on the shoulder and the all demont five eighty west at grantline collision on the off. Ramp relatively minor still slow though from two five westbound mountain Alson up to about north Flynn a typical, slowdown in San Jose without any stalls, are accidents your the. Buena, up. To about Mountain View average.
Devastating wildfires a "new normal" for California, governor says
"Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Nora raum. A federal appeals court dealt a blow today to President. Trump's attempt to withhold money from cities that refuse to cooperate with immigration enforcement, Alex Emslie of member station k. q. e. d. reports, San Francisco based. Ninth circuit court of appeals found the January twenty seventeen executive order violates the separation of powers because congress not the president control spending. James Williams is Santa Clara county council. They're clear intent was to quote de-fund local governments, and that's exactly the kind of thing that the president can't do under our constitution. The ninth circuit also ruled however, that the lower court went too far when it imposed a nationwide injunction in case a spokesman for the US department of Justice says this latest ruling is a quote victory for criminal aliens in California for NPR news. I'm Alex Hemsley in San Francisco. Three men are. In federal custody accused of stealing financial information from, millions of people in what the FBI call is one of the largest cyber attacks they've ever handled max Wasserman of. Member station k. n. k. ex and Seattle has more the three Ukrainian. Men are believed to be part of an international hacking group known as being, seven officials say the cybercrime organization used fake emails laced, with malware to. Steal credit and debit card records for more than one hundred US companies and others from around the world US attorney and net Hayes. Says much of that information ended up. For sale online it is an investigation that we're, going to continue to pursue because clearly there are other actors out there who we. Need to hold to account federal, officials found out about the operation after an unnamed company said it was targeted in two thousand fifteen for NPR news I'm max Wasserman in Seattle fire officials in California say they're making progress against a major wildfire in. The northern part of the state More than thousand homes have burned in and around the city. Of reading but some residents are now allowed to return home California governor Jerry Brown says the fire represents the new normal in the state with large intense wildfires occurring more often in. A longer fire season every year is teaching the fire with authorities new lessons we're. Not we're in uncharted territory since civilization emerged in, thousand years ago we haven't had this kind of he condition and this can continue Getting worse he said in the coming years there will be more destructive. Fires and California will have to spend more billions, fighting them. The US National Transportation Safety board is sending investigators to northern Mexico to help determine why a jetliner crashed Tuesday the plane went down. Shortly after takeoff on a domestic flight all. One hundred three people. On board were able to get off the plane before it. Caught fire no indic- but sustained minor injuries this is NPR news Wells Fargo will pay two point one, billion dollars to settle claims over mortgages it sold to. Investors during the, housing, bubble that, led to the crash in two thousand eight in an agreement reached today, with the Justice department the Bank acknowledged it had approved loans for people that it new provided bogus information to show they could afford. The loans the investors bought tens of billions of dollars in mortgages and lost. A great deal of money when some borrowers defaulted. The Federal Reserve is holding interest rates steady wrapped up its latest meeting on the economy today but as. NPR's Chris Arnold reports two more, rate hikes are still likely before, the end of the year this fed meeting didn't have. A press conference following it and the fed doesn't like to make any big moves without a press conference so. This is a steady as it goes statement that the fed. Put out Ken Mathie knee is an economist with IHS market there were no major changes a couple, of slight, upgrades in terms of. Describing growth and strong That while. The fed didn't mention it Medina says officials are also keeping, an eye on the Trump administration's tariffs and the possibility. Of a larger, trade, war because, he says that could do major economic damage Chris Arnold NPR news now, the painstaking process begins to identify servicemembers missing since the Korean war fifty five boxes arrived in Hawaii today for analysis they're believed to. Contain the remains of Americans and perhaps servicemen from other United Nations countries that. Fought alongside South Korea during the war that ended. In nineteen Fifty-three with an armistice not a peace treaty I'm Nora raum NPR news in Washington Support for NPR comes from NPR stations other contributors..
New Yorker investigation alleges sexual misconduct by CEO of CBS
"And Megan a conversation with the RND. Grammy award winning artists as he explores his Latin American roots. My family journey has a lot. To do things like immigration my grandmother coming here from Mexico I would never be sitting here with you plus the LGBTQ POC. Underground eighties full seen as portrayed in. The FX series pose that's, all coming up on. Latino USA I'm Jose. Stay with us not in my hands Live from NPR news in Washington, I'm, Nora. Raum in Iraq and a fast moving wildfire northern. California claimed a second life today a firefighter a. Bulldozer operator had died yesterday the fire, jumped across the Sacramento river and swept into the city of reading about one hundred miles south of the Oregon border Ken Pimlott is the chief of Cal fire he says people need to know these fires, are dangerous these are extreme conditions this is how fires are burning in California we need to take heed evacuate evacuate evacuate tens of thousands. Of people are taking that advice the fire has destroyed at. Least sixty five buildings a federal. Judge in Los Angeles today shell appointed independent monitor to look into reports of neglect and abuse of children at immigration centres along. The us Mexico border from member station. K. q. e. d. Julius, small reports the judges Is in charge of enforcing decades all settlement that. Set strict limits on the detention of minors US. District judge Dolly Jesus says she needs someone to be. Her ears and is at immigration facilities. In Texas, to look into allegations that date. Back more than a year attorney Peter Shay says problems are pervasive and facilities all along the border with Mexico children being detained. For up to four or five six days. With no, access to audible water with access only to. Inadequate unexpired food no. Access to blankets or sleeping mats the government. Asked for an opportunity to present, evidence, to. Refute the allegations meanwhile the judge is going ahead. With appointing a monitor within two weeks for NPR. News I'm Julie small CBS says it's, investigating what it calls personal misconduct claims against CEO less moon vez detail in New Yorker magazine story that also alleges a culture of misconduct throughout the CBS network as NPR's Eric. Duggan's reports Six women are giving their accounts of sexual harassment between the. Nineteen eighties and late two thousands actress Ileana Douglas who's appeared in TV shows like six feet under an entourage accuses moon Vazza violently kissing her and tried to force himself. On her during a business meeting in nineteen ninety seven when she refused his advances Douglas said she was fired from her role as co star on a. CBS show journalists, Ronan Farrow spoke to thirty current and former employees at CBS his story includes other allegations from women who claim, moon vez tried to kiss or touch them inappropriately in a statement moon visit minuted, pharaoh quote they were times decades ago. When I may have made some women uncomfortable by making advances but he. Denies, harming anyone's career before the story was published CBS's board of directors said it would. Investigate allegations. Eric Duggan's NPR news on Wall Street the NASDAQ lost one and a, half percent to close at seventy seven thirty seven down one hundred and fourteen points the Dow fell seventy six while the, s&p dropped eighteen This is, NPR news this is WNYC in New York I'm Lance lucky as you've, been hearing CBS CEO, Leslie Moonves is the latest prominent media figure facing allegations of sexual misconduct and investigation published in. The New Yorker magazine today reports that six women including producers and writers say they've been harassed and assaulted by. New Yorker writer Ronan Farrow said the women feared speaking out because. Of moon vessels ability to make or break their careers are women of tremendous character and competence, in their industry but they, still felt. That by, rebuffing advances they were putting their careers on the line the alleged incidents happened various times. During his more than twenty year tenure at the company best. Has denied the allegations CBS said in a statement, that it's, investigating the claims food stamp. Recipients will still be able to use a mobile app to pay for food at New York farmers markets come September. The state has agreed to pay six hundred ten thousand One dollars to Novo DEA the company that, facilitates food stamp payments at the markets after. The federal government ended its contract Novo Diaz said it would go out of business the. State aid will fund the. App based service until March police say suspicious items found inside Trump Tower have been determined to be harmless the NYPD's counterterrorism chief James water said on Twitter the. Packages found in the. Building have been deemed safe by the department's bomb squad We have showers and perhaps severe thunderstorms moving through the area. As I speak the severe thunderstorm watch in. Effect until ten pm and. They are major delays at the airports of two to. Six hours for all incoming and outgoing flights the worst delays being at Newark liberty airport. Those showers and thunderstorms tapering off after midnight and tomorrow partly sunny, the high eighty, five support for NPR comes from the National Endowment for. The arts the federal agency that supports the arts, and creativity and communities across the nation more formation is available at arts dot gov There are.
Man charged with intentionally starting nine Southern California fires
"If. This, is over for pip that's great more after news Live from NPR news in Washington I'm Nora raum residents of Redding California are scrambling to get out of. The way of a wildfire that already has claimed two lives tens of thousands of. People have fled their homes officials say at least sixty five structures have burned and they expect that. Figure to rise reading is, located about one hundred miles south of the Oregon. Border firefighters are facing high winds and, temperatures in the triple digits The suspect accused, of starting the Cranston fire in southern California is now accused of starting eight other blazes Benjamin per per for member station k. VCR. Reports the man could face a life sentence thirty two year old Brandon macgyver is now charged. With fifteen felony counts related. To nine separate fires in southwest Riverside County Cal fire law enforcement arrested him earlier this week, initially booking. Him on five counts of. Arson wildland among those is the. Cranston fire which is forced thousands of people to evacuate and threatens thousands of structures in a largely rural mountainous stretch of the San dome mountains. If convicted macgyver could spend up. To the rest of his life behind bars for NPR news I'm Benjamin Perper and riverside the New. Yorker is reporting that several women are accusing the CEO, of CBS of sexual misconduct including assault Ronan, Farrow broke the story he told NPR's all things considered he spoke with six women who had professional dealings with less moon Moonves between the nineteen eighties in the late thousands of these are very serious stories ranging up to and including the two cases where the women in question backed by many people they told at the time and and other forms of evidence said they were you know struggling to get out of business meetings in which mr munoz was on top of them and pinning them down c._b._s. issued a statement that's investigating the allegations the company stock.
UK PM May says Donald Trump told her to sue the EU over Brexit
"Live from npr news in washington i'm nora raum president trump believes later today for helsinki finland for a meeting tomorrow with russian president vladimir putin trump's now in scotland where he's been spending the weekend at one of his golf courses one of two in the country the president met last week with british prime minister theresa may she told the bbc's andrew maher today that previously trump had given her advice which she did not take trump had told her how to deal with european leaders on the uk's departure from the eu don't negotiate see them in court he told me i should sue you sue the city you negotiation susan actually no negotiations with may pointed out that during his visit the president had also told her not to walk away from negotiations secretaries of state from around the country and election security experts are gathered in philadelphia this weekend to discuss how to fight back against the threat of interference in november's midterms as whyy's bobby allen reports election watchers are especially alert about voter registration breaches department of homeland security officials say russians made efforts to hack into the election systems of at least twenty one states on the twenty sixteen presidential election and susan green hall with the national election defense coalition does not want to see that again in november so she's talking with top state officials about a nightmare scenario and adversary attacking voter registration databases on election day to change voter registration records and prevent people from voting on election day causing chaos and also sewing discord and mistrust in the system green hall says many state leaders have assured her that registration databases are getting increased security and election officials say they are developing backup plans in the event that voters have trouble casting ballots in november bobby allen npr news philadelphia after a month long run the men's world cup ends today with the final between france and croatia france was one of the favorites heading into the soccer tournament croatia surprise finalist thanks to the team's historic streak of endurance npr's tom goldman reports it's a day of i for croatia first time in a world cup final first team to get to the final after winning three straight time games and they're hoping the match with a first world cup championship france is favored it has the more talented lineup from forwards killing an mvp and antoine greece mun to rocksolid goalkeeper hugo lorries croatia particularly shines in midfield where luka modric excels with his ball handling and passing the french shouldn't rely on their opponents fatigue with those record three straight extra time wins croatia has proved it can go for as long as it takes but if france can outlast the croatians it will mean a second championship and first since one thousand nine hundred eighty eight tongue goldman npr news this is npr news from washington the united nations issued a report today that the number of civilians killed in afghanistan in the first half of the year increased by one percent this year one thousand six hundred ninety two civilians died the most since the un mission in afghanistan began keeping track of civilian deaths in two thousand nine the report said more than half those deaths were attributed to islamic state the last two blockbuster stores in alaska are shutting their doors tomorrow marking the end one of the last strongholds of the video rental business as npr's laura sydell reports that leaves only one blockbuster in the united states in the pre internet days blockbuster was the place to go when you wanted to watch a movie at home but the internet has moved the rental business online blockbusters all over the country shut their doors but the alaska stronghold state and business partially because high speed internet in the state was expensive now the last two stores one in anchorage and one in fairbanks are calling it quits the last blockbuster standing is in bend oregon the satirist john oliver did a segment on the alaska stores he sent them russell crowe memorabilia including a jockstrap crow war in cinderella man the hope was that the stores could sell the items for money or use it to draw customers the under says he'd like to return the jockstrap laura sydell npr news the california democratic party has given its endorsement for the senate seat now held by dianne feinstein it's not for feinstein but for another democrat state senator kevin de leon who is considered to be a long shot in the general election member i'm nora raum npr news in washington support for npr comes from npr stations other contributors include e c m c foundation working through improve postsecondary educational outcomes for under served students through evidence based innovation learn more at e cmc mc foundation.
Drug to Treat Smallpox Approved by F.D.A., a Move Against Bioterrorism
"Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Nora raum. Some democratic lawmakers are calling on President Trump to cancel. Monday's meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki following the indictment of twelve Russian intelligence officers for interfering in the two thousand sixteen presidential election. They're accused of hacking into democratic computers and releasing information to damage the Clinton campaign California, congressman. Adam Schiff is the top democrat on the house intelligence committee. He says, there's no point. Now in the president, going ahead with the summit, the prison should cancel. The meeting of the visit to Europe has already been disaster enough, but if this president won't confront Putin on these charges on the Russian intervention, and we'd no, he won't. He ought to just cancel the meeting. He also said the indictments show the US will not tolerate election interference. It's three years ago today since the US Iran and five world powers signed an agreement to curb Iran's nuclear. Program as scary. Skyring reports from Vienna, the deal remains in place despite the US withdrawal in two thousand fifteen when Iran agreed to cut uranium enrichment and exchange for sanctions relief. The International Atomic Energy agency was tasked with verifying compliance in March this year. The agency reported that Iran was upholding its end of the bargain, but in May President Trump said the US would withdraw and reimpose sanctions. Now Russia, China and European signatories trying to keep around from returning to pre deal levels of uranium enrichment. But recent talks in Vienna, Iranian diplomats warned of increasing tensions in the region and promised consequences. If there was no compensation for US withdrawal for NPR news, I'm Kerry Skyring in Vienna officials in Thailand. Released video today, showing the twelve boys who had been trapped in a cave for more than two weeks. They appeared well, and thank the rescuers they had been removed from this cave earlier this week in a perilous three day mission. The health minister says they'll be released from the. Hospital next week, Missouri has raised its age of consent for getting married Marshall Griffin of Saint Louis public radio reports under the old law, teens as young as fifteen could get married without their parents permission and those under fifteen could marry of granted permission by a judge, but starting August twenty eighth, the age will rise to sixteen and judges will no longer be allowed to grant exemptions. The Bill was sponsored by GOP state Representative. Gene Evans become a destination date for older men wanting to marry younger girls go. We felt like it was important for the state to set up a stronger guideline to protect children from predators or those who might do them harm the new law also bars someone age, twenty one or older from marrying anyone under the age of seventeen. And it eliminates the statute of limitations for sex crimes. When the victim is eighteen or younger for NPR news. I'm Marshall Griffin in Jefferson City Missouri. You're listening to NPR news from Washington. The food and Drug administration has approved. The first ever drug produced a treat smallpox NPR's rob Stein has the details. Smallpox is one of the world's most fear diseases by some estimates smallpox killed more people than every other infectious disease combined and more than triple the number killed in every war in the twentieth century. But smallpox was finally declared eradicated from the globe in nineteen eighty. Nevertheless, there's long been fears that smallpox might someday be used by bioterrorists. So the FDA says, the agency took special steps to approve the new drug called Tepa teapots in case it's ever needed. Rob Stein, NPR news police in San Francisco, say they've arrested a man, believe responsible for rapes while posing as a ridesharing driver commander. Greg McEachern says that it took some time for investigators to connect the cases since the suspect had preyed on women for several years. There's diligent work. Of our officers and everyone you see standing here before me is what allowed us to take this predator off the street. Hopefully for a long time, this aspect is charged and attacks on four women. Most recently in June, the San Francisco Chronicle reports, he's being held in a four point, two million dollar bond. McDonald's has temporarily stopped serving salads in fourteen states mostly in the midwest after an outbreak of intestinal illnesses officials, say about one hundred people were sickened in Illinois. Another fifteen cases were reported in Iowa. I'm Nora raum NPR news in Washington support
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"Live from npr news in washington i'm nora raum divers in northern thailand have begun the process of rescuing twelve schoolboys and their coach from the cave where they've been trapped since june twenty third michael sullivan reports from shanghai that are thirties were worrying their window of opportunity was closing with heavy rains coming they could flood the cave even more the local governor says the operation began at ten a m local time that the divers taking the boys out or a mixed group of foreign specialists and tie navy seals and that the first boy probably wouldn't be brought to the entrance to the cave for at least eleven hours which means it's going to take a while to get them all out and the rain is starting already michael sullivan reporting from thailand workers are preparing to lift a sunken boat off the coast of thailand today it went down a storm thursday near the island of pook cat killing at least forty one people mostly tourists from china at least fourteen people are still missing secretary of state mike palm peyot says he believes that north korea will stay true to its commitment to dismantle its nuclear program even after north korea suggested it's will could falter npr's elise hugh reports the divisions opened up after two days of highlevel talks npr young pompeo and his north korean counterpart discussed how to implement the broad outlines of an agreement made between president trump and kim jong un last month but differences emerged soon after pompeo left pyongyang north korea said the united states betrayed the spirit of last month's agreement by demanding complete verifiable and irreversible denuclearization north korea favors a phased drawdown speaking to reporters sunday pompeo emphasized kim jong un did commit to denuclearize in june steel i'm hopeful that we will find a path forward to achieve that commitment that chairman kim himself made personally to president trump and then to the world the secretary of state will head next to vietnam elise hugh npr news soul in california wildfires are burning from the northern border with oregon to the southern border with mexico q e d john's sepulveda's reports record hot weather is hampering firefighting efforts throughout many areas of california the son cannot be seen because of the thick haze from smoke that fills the sky over the heat from the sun can definitely be felt as temperatures in many places are reaching triple digit record highs near the oregon border high temperatures have mixed with dry forest to fuel a fire that covers more than thirty square miles the klamath and fire as it's called has killed at least one person on the central coast near santa barbara evacuations were ordered in at least twenty homes have been destroyed by wildfire and here in san diego county a wildfire jumped a fire line and burned down eighteen structures in mobile home park in all three areas of the state whether is expected to call during the coming week for npr news i'm john sepulveda's in san diego this is npr news authorities in japan say several million people are out of their homes after torrential rains caused floods and landslides at least fifty four people died and dozens are still missing some roads have been closed and rail service was suspended for a time and more rain is expected today and tomorrow the government of guatemala has given the survivors of the communities hardest hit by the june third volcanic eruption just a few more days to search for the remains of their loved ones and as maria martin reports the official death count has risen officials statistics in what the malas say fatalities from the volcanic eruption are up to one hundred thirteen with three more victims identified the official search for victims of the eruption of the volcano call forego had been called off several weeks ago the what the modern disaster area since the area is too risky and still vulnerable to all chemic activity but in the hardest hit communities have los look this rodeo townspeople continue to search for remains of their loved ones they say we'll keep looking even if the government doesn't help as they work mostly on their own or with other volunteers to fight whatever remains of their families the government has given them only until wednesday of next week to do the sad job of digging through the ash and destruction for npr news marie martin and i'm thinking what the mullahs the leaders of ethiopia eritrea met today for the first time in nearly twenty years in the capital of eritrea the visit from the.
Judge orders U.S. to provide list of separated migrant children
"Live from npr news in washington i'm nora raum a federal judge has given the government until tonight to provide a list of the estimated one hundred children under the age of five who've been taken from their parents at the southern border judge dana soubra also ordered the government to say whether it will be able to return the children to their families by tuesday congressman ralph hall visited a shelter in arizona yesterday where some older children are being held from member station k j z z frigid dowd reports after visiting the southwest key programs shelter in tucson gray hall says although the kids are seemingly okay and counseling services are being provided they've still been traumatized that hell in there for these children but it's not shangri la i mean they're they're involuntarily the some of them have not seen their parents and as we can as we know now the ice and in homeland security is having a heck of a time trying to match these kids up to their parents agree hall this says shelter employees are worried they won't be able to reunite migrant families within the court ordered thirty days for npr news i'm bridget dowd in phoenix authorities in northern thailand or preparing for what may be a dangerous rescue of twelve boys soccer coach from a k where they've been stuck for two weeks michael sullivan has more from outside the cave complex the official in charge of the operation says time is running out if the boys are to be extracted before heavy rains expected later this weekend he suggested enough water has been pumped out of the cave to make a rescue attempt possible soon a window that could close if the rains flood the cave even more he also expressed concern about falling oxygen levels inside the preferred option a risky one is to bring them out the way they came in but it's a tricky passage with some stretches still submerged which which means the boys will.
Syrian troops march south as UN warns of catastrophe
"Leaders have reached agreement on a deal designed to spread out the responsibility for refugees and migrants trying to enter a you countries teri schultz reports from brussels italian prime minister separate content went in saying nothing's agreed until everything's agreed and for him that meant migration so after all night talks that reportedly got aggressive at times you leaders emerged praising compromise that would set up screening centers for new arrivals but only on a voluntary basis it also pledges more efforts to seal e you borders despite the lack of details konta declared himself satisfied israel says it's given humanitarian aid to syrians have gathered near israel held territory during a syrian government offensive on rebelheld areas but it says it won't take in syrians fleeing the fighting npr's daniel estrin reports from jerusalem overnight isreaeli troops open border fences with syria and deposited dozens of tons of food medicine and clothes and several hundred tents thousands of syrians have fled government air strikes on southwest syria and gathered near the borders with jordan and the israeli held golan heights seeking protection israel and jordan have not taken in a new refugees i hearing will be held in annapolis maryland this morning for thirty eight year old man charged with five counts of first degree murder he's accused of opening fire at the office of a local newspaper yesterday i'm nora raum npr news in washington next.
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"Support for planet money and the following message come from i shares because the best preparation for tomorrow is building for your future today i shares by black rock inspired to build live from npr news in washington i'm nora raum hundreds of central americans who traveled in a caravan through mexico are now gathered at the us border attempting to escape violence in their home countries npr's carrie kahn is there she says some people are lined up for a chance to seek asylum in the us well others have different plans right now the gathering about two hundred people but they say there are more participants in the caravan that are not going to be asking for political asylum in the us stay behind mexico possibly ask for betsy g status or asylum here and others may try to cross illegally npr's carrie kahn the vice president is scheduled to pay visit to california's border with mexico on monday steve walsh with member station k p b s as this report vice president mike pence was already visitcalifornia his office announced over the weekend that he will go to collect zico monday morning to be briefed on construction to replace a section of the border wall his arrival comes as the california national guard begins its limited mission along the border two hundred guardsmen have already been mobilized so far they are expected to begin arriving in the border region this week in keeping with agreement with governor jerry brown they will not work directly on immigration enforcement this first group will work mainly as dispatchers to free of us border patrol agent for npr news i'm steve walsh and san diego secretary of state mike pompeo says iran's behavior has worsened since the nuclear deal went into force he's promising a tougher line as a meets with leaders during a brief trip to the middle east npr's michelle kellerman reports from tel aviv israel's prime minister is welcoming pompeo's message on his first trip as secretary of state pompeo is talking tough on iran both in saudi arabia and.