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Support for NPR comes from the ups store, offering services from shredding to printing mailbox and instead of closing this holiday. The UPS store is doing another ING altogether. Opening the ups store every thing for small business. And of course shipping. Live from NPR news in Washington, I'm korva Coleman online news site. Buzzfeed reports that President Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen told the special counsel that Trump instructed him to lie to congress. The report which NPR has not confirmed says that Trump wanted Cohen to conceal from lawmakers Trump's involvement in a Moscow real estate deal. Former FBI agent Clint watts says this is different from election. Interference allegations, valid balls one branch of government, essentially, undermining another branch of government. This is different from everything we saw up in in terms of Russian collusion and election at a Feerick. Terms of -struction. This is a very current sort of thing that just happened recently. So I think it could put the president a very dangerous position in bay change some people's view in congress of how to handle this maybe with impeachment. This is you know, helping someone or encouraging someone to lie to try and avoid the truth with regards to congress. That could change people's opinion. He spoke to NPR's morning edition of former Chicago police officer convicted of murdering a black teenager will be sentenced later today. NPR Cheryl corley reports Jason Van Dyke could face years in prison for the twenty fourteen shooting. A jury found Jason Van Dyke guilty of second degree murder and sixteen counts of aggravated battery in large part because of a video which showed him shooting seventeen year old. The McDonald sixteen times the second degree murder conviction could bring a sentence ranging from probation to twenty years and aggravated battery a mandatory minimum of six years. Community activist William Callaway fought for the release of the video and helps Van Dyke gets a long sentence. We don't low him to give probation for the second degree murder. Ali's has been arrested like me, I'm BAAs yesterday. A judge acquitted three other Chicago police officers charged with trying to cover up the shooting to protect Van Dyke. Cheryl, corley NPR news show. Chicago. Iran is calling on the FBI to release an American born journalist who works for Enron and broadcaster as NPR's Danielle and Czeslaw reports she is doing court today in Washington on unspecified charges. Marzia Hashemi is an anchor for the English language. State media Press TV in Iran. She was born Melanie Franklin in New Orleans and converted to Islam. She is fifty nine her son Hossein Hashemi says his mother was unrooted Denver when she was detained at Lambert international airport in Saint Louis, he told me he believes she is being held as a material witness. But he doesn't know why. There weren't any charges that were mentioned at that time or after that, but she is currently in prison. She has an inmate number she behind bars, the FBI the department of Justice and Saint Louis police declined to comment Danielle has low NPR news, Washington. You're listening to NPR news from Washington. Atop North Korean diplomat is in Washington to meet with secretary of state. Mike Pompeo, Kim Young troll. Could also go to the White House to meet President Trump. The visit is intended to lay groundwork for a potential second summit between Trump and North Korean leader, Kim Jong UN neither the US nor North Korea have confirmed the diplomats trip. The African Union is urging Democratic Republic of Congo to delay announcing the final results of the disputed presidential election. NPR's feB Quist arcton reports the AU says it has serious doubts about the integrity of provisional results. An unusually strongly-worded is has been from the African Union expresses deep concern about the accuracy of Congo's presidential vote outcome of vigorous. A you statement is calling on the election commission to suspend declaring the final results. Provisional returns gave victory to position leader finished. She say Katie a move contested by another opposition front front Amata. You fight you knew alleges vote fraud. And says she's the outgoing President Joseph Kabila have made a deal for you knew has taken his legal challenge to Congo's constitutional court in an apparent move to stave off more, political, instability and possible violence, the African Union says hold fire while it dispatches, a high level delegation to Congo. Ofeibea Quist arcton NPR news Johannesburg, there's a total lunar eclipse coming late on Sunday night, the best viewing. We'll be close to midnight on the east coast. The site space dot com says the eclipse will last about an hour. There is an added feature the moon is at one of its closest points to the earth. So the super moon will look bigger than ever. You're listening to NPR.
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NPR podcasts are now. Available on every platform checkout. All our shows at NPR dot org slash podcasts. That's NPR dot org slash podcasts. Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Barbara Klein, congressional Democrats are deriding President Trump's border security proposal that would exchange border wall funding for temporary protections for some immigrants. Senator Chuck Schumer is among several democratic lawmakers who deny the president's claim that it's a compromise. It was the president who single handedly. Took away DACA and TPS protections in the first place offering some of those protections that he took away back in exchange for the wall is not a compromise, but hostage taking Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell says he'll bring the president's plan to the floor for a vote this week. It's not expected to get the sixty votes needed to pass some thirty seven hundred flights around the country or either cancelled or delayed due in large part to a major storm. That's moving from the Ohio valley to main it's bringing heavy snow thick ice and temperatures ten to twenty degrees lower than average. It's also responsible for tens of thousands of power outages. Diane Orson of Connecticut, public radio reports. That's one of Connecticut's top priorities right now. The storm began with snow, but Connecticut, governor Ned Lamont says crews have refocused their attention right now. What we're particularly worried about is. Is with the icy conditions, and what that means to the electric grid. Lamont says if wind gusts pick up it may be hard for utility crews to do their jobs the governor's asking drivers to stay off road. So plows can clear anything with that could potentially freeze as temperatures tumble. The storm is causing numerous flight delays and cancellations in and out of Bradley International Airport for NPR news. I'm Diane Orson in New Haven. The Democratic Republic of Congo's constitutional court is confirming the presidential victory of failing six she say K D last month. But NPR's ofeibea Quist arcton reports a defeated opposition candidate claims. He's the only legitimate president Montana, you lodged an appeal with Congo's constitutional court, contesting the provisional presidential results that challenge was dismissed and the court has declared fix. She said get the new president and eleventh our intervention by African leaders expressing serious doubts about. The integrity of the vote and urging Congo to suspend the final declaration of the results appears to have failed. But for you is not giving up accusing the court outgoing President Joseph Kabila, and she said Katie of a constitutional coup. Fi you knew supporters allege a deal to fix the vote. After Kabila's preferred successor performed poorly in the election and say chickadee has agreed to Kabila retaining influence and given him immunity as Jordan Ince's of abbey Akwa Stockton, NPR news Johannesburg, this is NPR. Officials at Kentucky's Covington Catholic high school and the Roman Catholic diocese of Covington are apologizing after video showed students taunting native American drummers at a rally in Washington DC Friday in a joint statement, they vowed to investigate and say they'll take appropriate action, including expulsion, the students were on a field trip for the anti-abortion March tonight brings a total lunar eclipse, it's the only one this year, Molly Samuel of member station WABC reports as long as the weather cooperates, it'll be visible throughout north and South America. It's pretty easy as long as there's good weather to see the eclipse just step outside and look up at the moon. David Dundee as an astronomer at the Tela science museum in Carter's Ville, Georgia. He says unlike a solar eclipse to look directly at an eclipse of the moon, you don't need any kind of gear. You don't have to worry about wearing special glasses. Or special filters and things like that. You can stare at it all you want to the moon. We'll look reddish when the earth's shadow covers it the darkest part of the eclipse will be just after midnight eastern time, the next total lunar eclipse visible in North America will be in twenty twenty one for NPR news. I'm Molly Samuel in Atlanta. The world's oldest living man on record has died. Masa Sono nutca- died in his sleep early this morning at his home in Japan. He was one hundred thirteen years old. He ran a hot springs in operated by his family for four generations, his family says he didn't have any health problems. I'm Barbara Klein NPR news.
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