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"overby" Discussed on Country Morning
"Possible off and on rain are in the forecast for tomorrow and thunderstorm activity possible. Once again on saturday well the first day of the red reform network crop tour presented by pioneers arap farm broadcaster. Megan overby has more the mcklusky north dakota areas dealing with d. four or exceptional drought conditions and has been all spring and summer long. Paul hagen at midstate aac says there are areas where small grains and canola exceeded initial expectations other areas. Not so much but there is still potential for some of the corn and soybeans. Like everybody else. They definitely need more rain. But that being said. I think they're going to be able to salvage commodity fairly okay depending upon when they were planted. What what the conditions were when they were put in in the reproductive state. They definitely need more water. Where at the end of that but it might be enough to help. A lot of the bottoms of the plants fill out. Is it going to be forty fifty. Bushel probably not but if a guy can salvage. Its thirty out of there that into bad for this year heading into fall. pioneer field. agronomists. Larry launder says harvest. Management is important even on the better ground there will still be drought stressed crops. We can't afford to let things stay there indefinitely. We have to be very timely with our harvesting and get it off because with these drier conditions. We're going to have the plant that has cannibalized a lot of times. The stock in order to put what it can into the ear inn. A corn plant We can have even with soybeans we can have susceptibility to starting to lose pods and plot pod splitting open on us. We have to be timely with the harvest due to all the stress. Conditions of the crop was under day to the two are starts in pingree buchanan area and milwaukee its way north to brockett and rock lake. North dakota find this special coverage on air online and on facebook and twitter reporting agriculture's business. I'm making overby on the red river. Farm network drought conditions even impacted the irrigated crops at tap in north dakota east of bismarck neil fantas at the pivot struggled to keep up. Yep it was just We i i think we'll have maybe a little below average crop just because we couldn't get an you know the mon water on and just the extreme heat. It was hard to keep up. You know ninety days ninety ninety degrees several days in a row and just couldn't keep up all the time and while there doesn't seem to be any issues fantasies. You can see the difference between hybrids. Well actually i was really impressed. Tell the pollination isn't in this field and most of the irrigated fields. I think i must have kept up good enough to to do a good job pollination i guess i do see the difference in hybrids a lot more of this year's i drought tolerance Something that maybe on a pivot you'd normally don't see but we're seeing it in here this year and over in douglas. North dakota is almost ground zero for those drought conditions across the state brooks here at here farms seed says it's ugly out there but there are bright spots really everybody knows it's been exceptional year with the dryness and heat. Everything combined win. It's been ugly but You know it's it's amazing. Things can do with our farming practices. Genetic have things things have came through remarkably. Well not that. It's a good year by any means but It it's things are coming along okay. One of the bright spots has been the soybeans one area that i've seen that is really surprising. Is there soybeans amazing. How well they've held on through. The i mean how many hundred degree days. We've had an absolute lack of rain. We have the beans look to be feeling good and You know we're robbed a mystic. It's not gonna be a banner year on the soybeans but they do look good and our update from the river. Farm network crop tour presented by pioneer. This is the red river farm network. Thursday farm.
"overby" Discussed on Country Morning
"Areas of the province less. There is a significant change in the weather grasshopper feeding has become more widespread. The report delivered a more optimistic. Update on manitoba's soybean crop saying most of it is in fair to good condition and handling the heat well earlier this spring in the asu extension was forecasting twenty to twenty five percent reduction in forage production now given the extensive drought conditions. Those numbers were underestimated. Red river farm network farm broadcaster. Megan overby has more experts address. The elephant in the state yesterday at the carrington research extension center field day drought. Ndsu extension range land in forage specialists. Kevin settavex says conditions. Were so severe early on that. Many parts of north dakota never recovered so on an average. It looks like and i made this comment. A couple of weeks ago that the state's probably going to produce a third to forty percent of the normal forge in twenty twenty one and so for one to find forage would be difficult and to the price is going to be high in so tell them producers. Obviously look as best you can. But it's just hard to find feed and then when you do find it can you afford it and so you need to look at all. The strategies should be feeding cattle or should be selling cattle. It's just it's going to be a tough year. For our producers because forged limited it is indeed a tale of two grass crops in north dakota said vic says cool season grasses fared better than the warm season grasses and vice versa depending on what part of the state you are in it looks to me like the the warm seasons on an average. Don't look very good. They're just short. They're not gonna make a lot of tani's where the cool seasons at least we got some forage oats barley off that it's available in the market so the annual is just. Just timing was tough on the annuals and even the perennials. I mean the parental some producers. Didn't even get a first cutting and those that got it first cutting. It was really short and are not getting a second cutting unless you live in the valley. The valley seems to be getting some areas that have gotten some moisture. And we're seeing some velva. Come off second crop third crop to come in some areas reporting cultures business. I'm making overby on the red river farm network. There are a lot of questions surrounding this year's spring wheat crop midwest market solutions president. Brian hoop says the spring wheat acres are back in the minds of traders in minneapolis. Wheat has a tendency to start to fall up in any market to do after the supply. Season has has come to an end until we start focusing more on demand but this year There's a lot of talk that We're gonna see high abandonment weights rates of the spring wheat crop of usda's only at about three percent abandoned and there's assessments. We're gonna be closer probably close to twenty like we were back in nineteen eighty eight. This is the red river farm network wednesday farm news on the red river farm.
Belichick reaches milestone as Patriots top Raiders 36-20
"Everyone is time for the bonus episode postgame recap for Vegas Nation podcast. I'm your host Heidi Fang and I'm joined with our readers writers, Ed Greenie, Adam. Hill we're going to break down what happened here in the Raiders Lost Thirty six to twenty against the New England Patriots here Gillette Stadium in Foxborough at an ir up in the press box Adam back in Vegas a from my vantage point it was. A lot of mistakes made by the raiders, which is something you can't do against the bill belichick coach team. So we're GONNA get all into that here but I I want to remind everybody that we are brought to you by Salmon Ash, indeed visa and also favor. So make sure to subscribe wherever you're listening and what was your first take on what you saw out in the field today with the raiders. You're right. They did everything you can't do and win on the road or anywhere turn the ball over three times. Once rent on. Didn't protect car when they were driving. Me fumbled the Fumble Alina Game Matter Games already overby fumbled the end zone. In the second half, they just wore down defensively I actually done the first thirty minutes be interested at him. I think thought the first thirty minutes they played. As good. A defense as they haven't a while let's be honest. Thirteen points here cam help them a lot. He wasn't any third, but they were down on the second Apple Sikhism Derek. Carr in the offense couldn't stand field. He gave up two hundred and fifty yards total rushing late Sony Michelle when expert in its players per talking, you know these of League so they were down and they just couldn't match. Match up. So a bad game they printed everything you can do and what on the road so Adam how much in fact that these running bags like just through the defense offered their game because I don't think they were looking to contain the likes of three different running backs in this one I think they prepared to contain Cam Newton? What was your thoughts on the running game? I think I was definitely a part of it and I think there was definitely adjustments made. By the Patriots coaching staff because as as ED put out for the first half of the, Patriots were able to run the ball somewhat. But I thought a it wasn't. There wasn't those explosive plays. There wasn't those big plays downfield and it was a kind of picking up some yards here. They're moving the ball effectively but not really gashing the raiders defense and then. They figured out something in the run game after halftime and I'll be interested to find out the later in the week. Interested to get the the all twenty two film comes out like Tuesday. Look a little what happened but I think just at first glance without really looking into what they were doing on the line maybe differently. They definitely started to go to some more cutback plays where they I thought really were able to take advantage of some over pursuit of the writer side in particular from Jonathan Abram, who you know, we know what he can do. In terms just flying around offensively and having people would kind of sending a message for that defense but at the same time. You can use that aggression against him and I think the Patriots kind of figure that out a little bit and it really hit him with a big plays on a place where he got into the gap, he was near the bulk area but just couldn't make up Adams exactly right and and they're going to have to here's the thing about a player John Neighbor might think they love is aggressiveness in his hitting all that he's got a swagger Jim and I. Hate to say this, but sometimes, you just have to you have to balance that it's hard to tell a guy like that. Don't play this way but Adams wait we should for resod against Christian McCaffrey, over pursues too much when you take the battling new pursue Sunny Michelle Christian McCaffrey, they're gonNA come back will go so Yeah. They just didn't play the run wellness second atoms right they adjusted and you have to give Michelle credit like I said when you go For, an average of thirteen yards of Kerry and I don't know if he's ever average per carry more than seven in a games and you also have saved in job I am. But they did they didn't play offensively were out of rhythm Waller. We'll talk about that I know atoms writing thoughts. Darren WELLM was non factor when you get a lot of good at the bill Belgium at he talked about. How good daring waller as well. Guess what he must have died because they ran every defense coverage double team run in stem and stopped him. So atom I know you you wrote about this mean, what did you hear the game to her? How they? You know bottle up there wall I thought it was a group effort I. think that's what of expected to hear from the Patriots Bill. Belichick obviously didn't go into detail about what he did. I think it was just a lot of deception what they were doing offensively disguising it and Bella check pointed out. Hey, it wasn't somebody covering him necessarily a lot of zone. We played a lot of you know bracket coverage a lot of. Men under there was a lot of different things. Defensively. On Waller but I think it was more just about the looks of they're giving up the line and never letting the raiders. No. Before the play what kind of coverage is GonNa be on Waller? Want Credit Anybody I. Think mccourty would be the one that you would like added. Say. Devin mccourty that Dinnie. Tremendous job on him but it was a little bit of everybody kind of in the mixer.
Europe Hiking; Exploring Athens; Grooviest Gardens
"The victorians left us some lovely gardens to enjoy but Christopher Woods. Lets us in on some exciting new trends in landscaping and garden parks that we can explore around the world? That's a bit later in the hour on today's travel. With Rick Steves. Plus guides from Athens paid us on the atmosphere in the Greek capital. They'll recommend neighborhoods to explore. Where youthful can do attitude is helping revive the Greek economy? First Cassandra overby is back with more practical advice for planning a cultural hiking adventure on historic walking routes across Europe. Thanks for joining us. Cassandra think so much for having me. So Europe is kind of unique. Because it's cut these very well established major hikes that have an infrastructure. Actually and they advocate of a history. Tell us just briefly about the the hiking infrastructure in Europe. I think it really helps to understand that. Unlike in the United States where most trails are in wilderness the trails in Europe have totally different history. That's not all about the wilderness actually about bringing people to the very best of civilization the very best of history so you have trails. That were built because people wanted to do pilgrimages. You have trails. That were built because people needed trade routes and you have treasurer built so people could go from village to village and even sell their wares. So this is something we have to remember in the old days at trail. If you had rush hour it might have been on a trail right. Because obviously they didn't have paved roads and this was the trail. I'll never forget. Being in Montenegro in couture and Montenegro is Black Mountain. That's what it is literally in this community. The HISTORICA nation up on the top of the mountains and from this fjord like Bay of the drastic. You have a switchback road but next to that SWITCHBACK ROAD. You've got a faint little trail and it's so evocative to me because it reminds me that thousand years ago everybody had to get Montenegro by hiking up that switchback trail. And you can do it today right. So you've got this history tied in with this nature and you've got a love of getting out into the outdoors that Europeans have so if you WANNA ENJOY EUROPE ON FOOT. Of course there's many different trails that you can sort through but I wanna talk just about the mechanics of this first of all you can take a or you can go on your own if you take a tour as a hiker. What are your options? A lot of people want somebody to drive their gear or set up. The hotels are or have a natural to go with you and explain the flora and fauna. Right so there are a few different options that I like to recommend to people. You know you do have the completely independent route which is easy to do in. Europe. It's easy to do that by yourself. But there are self guided tours where companies will set you up with walking directions. They'll set you up with luggage transfer. They'll make all of your bookings for you give you a map. And then you just go and explore the trail by yourself or you can do fully guided trails. And that way you'll have someone narrating the trail while you're walking in addition to booking everything for you or the pros and cons of each would you say yes. So fully guided is the most expensive option always. But if you're someone who isn't over planner and you really obsess in your normal life about all. Those plants can really nice just to let go and let somebody else handle all of the logistics and have someone share insights especially a local about their culture and about the towns that you pass through. Because I'll never forget walking up in this helps with my friend who is a local nature guide and he took me to find an Edelweiss. And you don't just find those. I mean they're hard to find any took me to the spot and he set me up and he reminded me how precious is and how we're not supposed to pick it and everything and then we saw it. I would have never appreciated that without a local guide. Right without a guide. You really don't get those local insights. Someone who's from that area can show you so much more than you'd ever imagine because there's a lot hiding in that mountain face there is that you wouldn't recognize without that local person. I'm kind of intrigued. By the the Middle Way. Where you have somebody that you gotTA SHERPA WITH FOUR WHEELS. Basically the GEAR AHEAD. And then you're footloose and fancy free all day and you're not having to go with a group and you're not gonNA stick with a guide but you have them set it up and you know you've got a warm dinner waiting for him to. Cool Little Mountain Hut and that can be a really great option also because you're hiking just with a small day pack so you have some snacks. You have a rain jacket just in case it rains but if your partner is exhausted and complaining about that blister they can hop in the car and meet you there tonight exactly. I love that because then to people don't have to risk having one person scuttle the whole mission. Yes I think that's pretty important. Cassandra oversees our guest on travel with Rick Steves she fifteen for favorite hiking trails. And she's met them out for a walking vacation in her book. Explore Europe on foot. Her website is Cassandra. Overby DOT COM. Now when you go. Do you like to have companionship? Or have you gone alone to see that you'll just meet people as you go or are you just appreciate this time alone with nature. What would thinking? Do you go through before you determined that so I like to mix it up on all of my trip so I did a lot of research trips for my book and sometimes I had people join me and that was really wonderful. Sometimes I did the hikes alone. Which was great for really getting into an area and kind of losing my identity in losing myself and just kind of soaking everything in like a local and then it was also really nice to reach out and actually make some new friends so I wanted to hike the jar. Thirty four and France didn't know anyone who wanted to go and I felt like I really wanted people to join me on that section because it's on cliffs so I reached out to appreciate hiking group and I said Hey I'm coming to hike the trail. I'm a an American author. Do you have anyone who would be interested in hiking. It with me and I found a couple of Parisian couple who came out to Mont Saint Michel and met me behind for two days together and it was amazing. That's a great idea. Talk about a nice initiative and and I would think on the trail. People are inclined to be friends. I mean it's like minded people everybody's in a in a positive spirit and so and I want to talk a bit about the gear because I'm always looking at Germans. Germans are sort of famous for their walking sticks with those walking sticks anyways so they really help if you have creaky knees or you know if you've just spent hiking for a long time and you'd like to extend your hiking life because they make the load a little easier on your body okay. Yeah it's a little safer if you have four legs instead of two when you're you down a rocky slope or something especially for balance by no means. Do you have to have those something aerobic exercise when you're just walking straight on a paved trail to have that your motion going? Because I see Germans like Germans are famous for this. I mean it's just like there's people almost think it's Kinda funny 'cause you're six Germans and they've all got their walking sticks. Look like a little animation almost yet. What about a boots? I grew up thinking. You gotTa have boots. But now there's options. There are options so my favorite option is called the European walking shoe. This is a specific type of shoe. That's kind of a hybrid between just a nice looking shoe that you would normally wear when you're traveling and something sturdier that's good for being outside so it's waterproof has a good soul but it blends in you know they're usually black or brown they're very lightweight. And so you can have the same shoe for when you're going to a nice museum or out for dinner as you do it when you're on trail and what's it called again a. European walking shoe European walking. And just if you don't even care what you look like in a museum. Is there any compromise on that from having a good old fashioned hiking boot so good old fashioned hiking boots especially high tops are good if you have Ankles that need a little more stability so but if you don't need that stability I just recommend going super light and you really aren't compromising any other function by choosing a European feel. You got a safety thing. You're not more likely to sprain your ankle or something as far as you know Okay that's good to know.
"overby" Discussed on Heartland Newsfeed Radio Network
"I mean it's just like there's people almost kind of think. It's kinda funny 'cause six germans and they've all got their walking sticks and they look like little animation. Almost what about <hes> boots. I grew up thinking. You've gotta have boots but no there's options. There are options so my favorite option is called the european walking shoe you. This is a specific type of shoe. That's kind of a hybrid between just a nice looking shoe that you would normally wear when you're traveling and something sturdier. That's good for being outside side so it's waterproof has a good soul but it blends in you know they're usually black or brown. They're very lightweight and so you can have the same shoe for when you're going to a nice museum a._m. Or out for dinner as you do it when you're on trail and what's it called again a european walking shoe european walking shoe and just if you don't even care what you look like in a museum. Is there any compromise on that from having a good old fashioned hiking boot so good old fashioned hiking boots especially high tops are good if you have <hes> ankles that need a little more stability so so but if you don't need that stability i just recommend going super light and you really aren't compromising any other function by cini european. It's not a safety thing. You're not more likely to sprain your ankle or something. As far as you know <hes> okay that's good to know. This is travel with rick steves. We're talking with cassandra overby. She's written a book called explore europe on foot laying laying out the greatest hikes in europe and i was impressed by the last half of this book which is really just hiking wisdom. You make a point to fix little problems before they get worse. Yeah i mean i've seen people crippled on the community santiago taking four days off off the pilgrimage because they've just got terrible feet right. What do you do to keep your feet healthy extended multiday hike. My biggest tip is actually go a little out there with your sock choice so i always hike in merino wool socks and that's what i travel travel is also with another soccer just that so actually i choose merino wool socks that have holes for all of your toes. It's a super smart thing to do and i recently recently discovered. It probably about two years ago. It makes sure that you never get blisters and they look a little goofy when you put them on it takes an extra second because you're trying to fit all your little toes until the individuals that keep your toes from rubbing really does and it keeps your foot from rubbing in the schumer and so <hes> if you just do that that will eliminate i would say probably ninety percent of your blisters in that. I would think there's some wisdom of just if you sense anything going on stop and put on some protective rate. Stop immediately started. That's what i tell all of the people who hike with me as soon as you feel a twinge. Don't be strong. Don't hike through that protected. Put some skin skin right. This is travel with rick steves. We're talking cassandra overby about hiking in europe and there's a lot of hi-tech gadgetry that people are relying on nowadays. What's the biggest innovation for you as far as confidence confidence on the trail and so on. I like to use a smartphone. <hes> that's not connected to the internet or cellular service but it does have g._p._s. tracks on their g._p._s. six tracks tax. Yes it's like google maps but for the trail so it'll show you exactly where you are on trail where you're walking and where the trail should be so you have two lines what your joaquin gene and where the trail is and if you're doing it correctly. Those two minds become one so this is just like me using google maps to find a friend whose house i've never been to in the city right. It's up in the mountains. Yes and you you loaded up online and then you use it when you're offline right and what is a hiker who's relying on that do to make sure they don't run out of battery artery so i carry a spare battery with me that i plug into and so your battery will drain faster when you're using the screen a lot <hes> so i just keep it plugged into my spare battery.
Big Tech Lobbying Looks For Allies Among Republicans And Libertarians
"Support for npr and the following message come from if a college where students home their talents and skills through a deep exploration of very ongoing practice in their field am performance at the professional level more at i t h h c h dot you you the relationship between big tech in washington has sunk to a new low congress the justice department and the federal trade commission are getting closer to investigating the biggest tech companies and those come in companies are painter protect themselves npr's peter overby reports washington finished talking about the big for tech firms amazon apple facebook and google but not in ways they appreciate here's democratic senator and presidential candidate elizabeth warren on npr's morning edition recently it's about the concentration of wealth and what that does it a marketplace but it's also about concentration of power economic power in political power up until a decade ago big tax audit didn't have to deal with washington politics that changed and last year the big four firms spent fifty five million dollars on lobbying it marked as sevenfold increase over ten years a decade when lobbying spending overall state essentially flat it puts and you know basically unpire with some of the the big players that we've long known about the banking industry a car industry lisa gilbert is with the watchdog group public citizen she was citing data from the nonprofit center for responsive politics which tracks campaign and lobbying money for tech firms again amazon apple facebook and google this year ported hiring seventy different lobby shops they also pay lawyers so called strategic consultant and others who were not legally lobbyists and so don't get disclosed in his gilbert notes big tech contributions flows through the governing infrastructure in washington it's really hard to turn a corner in dc without running into some google money both google and facebook has funded hundreds of tanks and influential trade associations congress in big chapters collided before in twenty twelve antifa piracy bills in the house and senate would have allowed for regulation of website content industry led protests culminated in in internet blackout and sank the legislation then last year big tech was in trouble over failures to protect users personal smell datta congress held hearings which accentuated how little the lawmakers knew about internet here's republican senator john kennedy of louisiana questioning facebook ceo mark zuckerberg are you willing to go back and an end work on on giving me a greater right to a race montana senator you could already delete any of the data that's their legal jewish i am network on expanding that is the sender i think we already do what you're referring to besides congress the justice department and he ftc or also looking at big tech the senate judiciary committee hasn't antitrust hearing this month and house judiciary has begun a series of hearings democratic congressman david seleny chaired the first one and this is the first significant antitrust investigation undertaken by congress in decades antitrust is serious stuff if the government thinks the tech giants are competing unfairly the companies could even be broken up you'll choson is senior research fellow at the charles coke institute there's a lot of things that are kind of coming together right now to make this a bigger issue than it has been in the past one of those things is politics internet industry donors have given at least sixty percent of their money to democrats every election since two thousand four that's according to the center for responsive politics choson said that now i think they're finding out that that was maybe not the best approach tech firms are looking for allies among republicans and libertarians were more likely to oppose government intervention at the same time some republicans have muted their allegations of social media bias but among tech companies there's also a hunter compromise is attorney mix stole tippy electronic frontier foundation put trying to steer the government towards solutions that maybe they don't love but the vacant deal if one possibility is a privacy bill something they would protect the personal data collected by social media companies but he's a good portion of industry is four eight broaden comprehensive federal level privacy though nicole long is a former executive at twitter and google she was also deputy chief technology officer india obama white house there's a point where line regulation comes into play the tech community is now facing that moment we are here would lock in millions of dollars are being spent to control but that law will say peter overby npr news washington
"overby" Discussed on KQED Radio
"Neighboring India, a wave of Hindu nationalism is literally changing the map every nation goes through course correction and they did nothing wrong. In course, later global health officials roll out the first vaccine to prevent malaria, and we'll look at how democratic presidential candidates are talking about climate change to feeding climate change has to be the number one prior to the United States if it is not job one it won't get done. Plus a court says tire chocking is unconstitutional. We'll have those stories in the sour all things considered. First the news. Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Jack Speer. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is accusing House Democrats of trying to get President Trump's tax returns under false pretenses and be R's. Peter Overby tells us this is the second time Lucien has rebuffed a request from House Ways and means chair Richard Neal tax code says the Treasury Secretary shall give any taxpayers returns to the ways and means chair on request. No exceptions. When chairman Richard Neal demanded Trump's returns earlier this month. He said it was so the committee could review the way the IRS audit in them. But now Mnuchin is consulting with the Justice department. He's told Neil in a letter that Neal's real goal appears to be making their returns public, and that's not permitted. Neal says he plans to consult with lawyers about his next steps. Trump is the only president since Richard Nixon to refuse to make his tax returns public. It's been an issue for Democrats since. Trump I became a candidate Peter Overby NPR news, Washington. The supreme court heard arguments today over the citizenship questioned. The Trump administration wants to add to the twenty twenty census and bears. Hans along reports that conservative justices appear ready to side with the administration in allowing the question he surpreme court appeared split along ideological lines based on what they had to say oral arguments about the census question it asks is this person a citizen of the United States. Each of ministration says it wants a question veteran force part of the Voting Rights Act, but Justice only the Kagan called that justification quote contrived questions. Critics are worried it will lead to an undercount of immigrant communities your estate attorney general Letitia James office represented plaintiffs in one of the citizenship question lawsuits. The bottom line is is that states all across this country will lose resources federal resources as a result of an undercount. In addition to that, we will lose representation here in Washington. DC surpreme court is likely to issue a decision by June Honda. Lung NPR news, Washington. He was threat to veto United Nations. Resolution on combating the use of rape as a weapon of war was averted after language on reproductive and sexual health was removed language. The administration saw as a code for abortion human rights, lawyer Amal Clooney addressing the UN Security Council today or members to consider acts of sexual violence, perpetrated by extremist groups, and others is acts of war crimes committed by against women and girls, unlike anything we have witnessed in modern times says the magnitude and intensity of sexual violence is unprecedented. German drafted resolution was approved for reference was cut referring to the need for you and bodies and donors to give timely sexual and reproductive health assistance to the survivors of sexual violence. Some solid earnings reports from big name comedies including Hasbro Lockheed, Martin and Twitter. Buoyed investor optimism today, the NASDAQ and the s&p both closed at record highs today. The NASDAQ was up one hundred five points, the S and P rose twenty five points. The Dow gained a hundred and forty five points this. Has NPR from K Q E D news. I'm Tara Siler. California. Governor Gavin Newsom today blasted PG any which wants to hike rate so contract investors PGA wants to increase customer rates by an average of twelve dollars a month to pay investors. A sixteen percent return when they lend the bankruptcy Tilleke money. Here's newsom. They're not gonna get sixteen percent PG any period. Full stop to increase returns on Wall Street investment time when you have even settled the victim's claims is not only tone-deaf. It's jot dropping wrong PG says the increase would help the company boost wildfire safety last year's campfire is still under investigation. But PG has said it's probable that. It's quit started the deadly blaze that killed eighty five people and burned the town of paradise to the ground a Bill to promote safer conditions for race, horses and jockeys in the state cleared its first. Hurdle. Stay the legislation from north bay state. Senator Bill Dodd comes on the heels of a spate of horse deaths. This year at Santa Anita park. Introducing this Bill in committee today. Dodd said, one horse racing death is too many. Now's the time to make thoughtful changes that will help to ensure that horses and jockeys are protected in the industry can continue to operate successfully in California for years to come. If passed the Bill would allow the state horseracing board to act quickly close down a track..
"overby" Discussed on 90.3 KAZU
"To build resilience house against wind. How the again the houses against flooding. We also went to have rules way to stay in a way to stay. Where maybe the as the city is. We have information definitely can stay. I know that your city is just beginning to dig out from this crisis, and you're facing challenges from displaced people to an outbreak of cholera. What is betas most pressing need right now. Yeah. You know, when you have this kind of disasters fraud ING raining weeds, damaging sawed NO today have different type of rubbish. And if you keep rubbish water together, the people be drinking proper water. So what we need as quick as possible is what drinking water. Food to avoid does I guess bed new three shells and well Senate Dacian, but after that we need to be cleared that mosquee tool will come in Melitah will take place. So we need to prevent us as well against. Is your city getting the support it needs from the international community. I hope yes, we had international wanna do support which is doing. But the question keeps on going. What is going to happen? If they go. We're talking about rebuilding debate. We need the resources to rebuild the city to support those families who lost everything mayor, David Sango. Thank you so much for talking with us and best of luck with the cleanup and recovery. Thank you. Thank is over. If things go the way, the democratic chairman of the House Ways and means committee wants he will get President Trump's tax returns for the past six years, and he will get them by tomorrow. That is the deadline congressman Richard Neal set in a letter to the IRS both Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig were testifying today on Capitol Hill and the returns became topic. A as NPR's Peter Overby reports the notion and writing went up to Capitol Hill to testify about next year's budget for treasury, and the IRS the question started immediately democrat might quickly chair of an appropriation subcommittee that oversees treasury s Mnuchin who was making the decision about complying with congressman Neal's letter Mnuchin said treasury lawyers were working on it and other lawyers to our legal department has had conversations prior to receiving the letter with the White House general counsel. This is an issue. Because the law that Neal's using which crafted to keep the request between congress and the IRS Mnuchin said he was out of the loop. I want to be very clear and not be misleading. I acknowledged that. There were conversations. I am not briefed on the full extent of those conversations. Almost all of the president in the past fifty years have made their tax returns public voluntarily. Trump has not and questions about his tax returns of piled up since he took office quickly went to the history books. Richard Nixon Gerald Ford Nelson Rockefeller all had congressional hearings relating to their tax returns. That was this morning in the afternoon. Mnuchin told the House Financial Services committee his lawyers head and s the White House for any permission. We consulted which I believe was appropriate of our legal department. Will I think the fact that there was any communication with the White House about this is deeply troubling? And certainly violates the spirit of the law. If not the letter of the law. That was New York Democrat, Carolyn Maloney, who said Moore digging was needed Mnuchin had this exchange with financial services chair, Maxine Waters, not afraid of being fired at all very good. Having said that I wanna be clear I've said we will follow the law and. I'm very, please. You're not afraid of being fired. Meanwhile, the appropriations subcommittee that question. Mnuchin was moving on to IRS Commissioner Charles rag when Trump's tax returns came up. He tightened visibly and turned away. Several questions is inappropriate Georgia. Congressman Tom graves. The ranking Republican on the panel to cry the democrat to protest the just seems like. We have chairman in potentially a party that is attempting to weaponize the s for political game. But the history of this law is also relevant. Congress passed it in nineteen twenty four to get at the teapot dome bribery, scandal and conflict of interest problems in the Harding administration. Peter Overby NPR news, Washington..
The hunt for dollars in the 2020 presidential campaign
"House democratic presidential hopefuls are starting to make public their fundraising totals for the first quarter of this year, though, is NPR's Peter Overby tells us they're not just emphasizing the money. Besides dollars candidates this year. Brag about donors of small contributions Senator Bernie Sanders campaign says he's raised eighteen million dollars for more than half a million donors campaign manager falls Shaquir told reporters, the average donation was twenty dollars the average as many of you know, in the last campaign twenty seven dollars. So you've got a lot of people come in. And I think the plan for the long haul here Senator Kamala Harris campaign says she raised twelve million dollars. It didn't say how many contributors and south bend mayor Pete Buddha. Judge has said he's collected more than seven million dollars from one hundred fifty eight thousand owners all the presidential candidates, including President Trump have defiled their report by
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"House. Democrats expect to pass a comprehensive political reform Bill today NPR's Peter Overby tells us that's as far as the legislation known as H R one is likely to go Democrats control the house, but Republicans run the Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell says he simply won't bring up HR one before the twenty twenty elections House Democrats combined several of their recent campaign pledges in HR one its goals include eliminating obstacles to voting making ethics laws stiffer in the executive branch and making changes in the campaign finance system. To reduce the impact of big money it amounts to the biggest such overhaul since the Watergate era. Republicans say it's been designed to protect democratic politicians. Even if the Senate, sinks, the Bill Democrats hope to advance elements of it in other
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"When democratic congresswoman Ilhan, Omar tweeted a few days ago about the American Israel, Public affairs committee, or a pack. She repeated what are viewed as anti semitic characterizations of the powerful lobbying group that the group's money drives US policy towards Israel. But as NPR's Peter Overby reports as with all money, and politics, it's a complicated. Picture Omar tweeted, quote, all about the Benjamins. And by that, she meant APEC, the pack in a pack, though, doesn't stand for political action committee. It's Public Affairs Committee. Josh balk is head of the Israel project. And as a former APEC staffer, it's lobby that represents Americans who support the US's role alliance itself is organization does not make endorsements. It doesn't contribute to campaigns doesn't contribute to candidates. None of those things. In fact, it doesn't even have a pack. Apec has more than one hundred thousand members and the biggest lobbying. Budget among pro Israel groups three and a half million dollars last year among its activities it regularly FIS lawmakers to Israel members of APEC definitely make political contributions walk said, but APEC wants to focus on something more than that. That's the thing about what it is. That makes a pack of special, which is it's the relationships that exist real ones between actual constituents Jews and non Jews and members of congress who understand the value of the US's role. Alliance. Apec is always strongly back the Israeli government, but things have changed. These days are more liberal Jewish groups most notably Jay street, which takes a more critical view of Israel's foreign policy bench Neider is senior adviser to Jay street pack, the perception has long been that the consensus was that members of congress and that elected leader should take a hard, right? Israel is always right approach to these issues. But then came the rift over the status of Palestine if you pull the Jewish community, which Jasri has done. Every election night since our founding you'll see that. In fact, a majority of American Jews support pushing for a Palestinian state alongside a secure Israel, and yet another change the role of political money. Apec has a small constellation of political action committees around it but data from the center, I bunch of politics. So that the pro Israel groups have relatively small budgets in this era of super PACS dark money. So well billionaire Sheldon Adelson a strong backer of the Israeli government spent more than one hundred million dollars of his own money in the midterm elections. Just too pro Israel groups listed by the center.
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"Gary abeline, Rodney Overby earlier this morning. The morning gentleman. Well, good morning. How are you guys today? Super what eight. Morning is just gorgeous. It is. It is a nice morning out right here in central Florida. And I think everybody just kind of stayed in bed this morning because as I was driving into my man. Nobody's out today. You're missing the gorgeous weather was nice sixty four and I had the windows down a little bit. It was a little cooler ahead to warn them back up. But it is a nice day. It's going to be a nice day here in central Florida. A lot better than Washington state right now. Ventures. Moly a lot better than most of the country right now Baso all I Lysol on the forecast last night. But all right. Gary Rodney, no Joe bird is not here today. So Gary, what can they call you about today? Well, Kyle we are going to take calls on a variety of topics. What's on their mind today? It could be tax planning both Rodney, and I are CPA's. So there's a lot of tax planning that unfortunately, many folks, do not engage in before they say goodbye to their employer and that can result in a lot of missed opportunities. So we we like to do some tax planning, but they can talk to us about social security long-term care investments stocks bonds, you name it anything that basically affects the pocket book. And as Joe likes to say, we're here on Saturdays taking listener calls and answering questions for free. And then of course, we do this Monday through Friday in our. Office for a fee. So Gibson Haller, what number can they call us at Kyle bag area. Four four to two zero zero nine six five eight four four to two zero zero nine six five. You also have the text machine up and running as well at two one two three two that is two to three two. And I know tax time is here. A lot of people are getting ready. I know a lot of people are starting to hear all the rumors about all I'm not going to get a tax break going to have to pay more taxes this year with the new tax law coming in for twenty eighteen but it may or may not be true. One of the most common questions, you get this time of year at what are the most common problems? We can talk about well, probably the most common question. We're getting right now is is my refund gonna be delayed right because of government shutdown. That's what we're hearing a lot. And it probably will be actually I just process to return. This was now two thousand seventeen return that was lake filing for somebody for a client. And we did notice. It took a good. Bit of extra time for electric transmission back saying the return had been accepted. But so there might be a little bit of delaying getting the refunds. And then the other big question is is well, how does this new law impact me? What what are we gonna get? Are we going to get more? We're going to get less. What's this new standard deduction all about? And you know, there are a lot of changes. And but for the most part, I think the average American middle income America will probably see somewhere between eight hundred to maybe eighteen hundred on the high side of additional refund, but some can be some definitely can be hurt. You know, if you have a large family, let's say you have, you know, five six children, and you have a high mortgage interest. You know, you've got the home and high taxes all of a sudden you're gonna probably be hurt 'cause you're gonna lose those personal exemptions. And you lose, you know, five six exemptions at twenty four thousand and presto, those are gone. So there will be some. People who will be hurt. But by and large most people will get a little bit of a break. So that's the good news. Yeah. And. Because you mentioned the kids when they're the tax credit for the families. And all that that's changed. I believe the ten forty forms or changed changes this year end up the forms. I never really get too excited about it's more. You know, what what is the impact on the bottom line forms or forms? You know, now, I think probably ninety nine percent of the population is using software. So you just answer some questions, and presto, they magically get put on the right form. So that is true. I mean, if you use the software like turbo tax or anything it just puts it right there on the forum. I didn't get a delay in mine. I did mine soon as I possibly could and Senate electrically, and I think five days or did, you know, like five hours? Text message. Sending was already got my return back very soon as quick now. I'm gonna I'm gonna say something for our listeners. We typically now, of course, we're working with a lot of seniors that may have multiple investments, but I always say I don't like to do a tax return until about mid March. Now, I know that most people like to do the return if they're getting a refund, but what happens in, unfortunately, it happens often, you know, some of our clients will have limited partnerships. Some of them will have you know, complicated. Ten ninety nine Pat reporting packages, and those can be amended and frequently are and then if you get an amended ten ninety nine it's called a ten ninety nine c for correction, all of a sudden you've got to amend your tax return and decides. Yeah, that's kind of a pain you'll have some extra cost. So if you don't need that return that refund right away. We usually recommend mid-march is probably as a safe time. All right. So as you say is a good time at the right time, pay your taxes. I liked it. I think this year. I just wanted to get it out of the way. Right. The got the w two forms now forms in the mail sat down his piece of cake done how many days to get your refund. A couple of days. So that's. I got I just tried to get mine early because I knew a lot of people with questions, and so you know, what should get mine done. Well, if you got a question for the panel that's eight four four to two zero zero nine six five eight four four to two zero zero nine six five number dial us up here or you could Texas question to two one two three two that is two one two three to do. A couple of texts questions in here. Gentlemen. I will be sixty six next month still working fulltime any downfall to taking full social security. Well, if you're full retirement age, I see no downfall de running now. And there's not gonna be any reduction in the social security benefits. If you're waiting until you're full retirement age and that varies depending on someone's age. But I don't see any shortfall. Now. Of course, we would say right that the longer you defer, the greater that benefit would be so in general. I like to say if you're healthy, and you can afford to for you might consider it now when I say healthy if you're expecting to have a normal life expectancy. You know, we have people come to our office every week. And when we do financial plans, I like to assume a date of death in the ran one hundred and five and people said well, gosh, Gary, that's that's not you know. I don't wanna I don't wanna live past eighty-five. And I always say if you're walking into her office, and we're reviewing your quarterly report at eighty five I'm going to ask you that same question. Right. So what I think the odds today or about one in four that some but that one person in a couple will live actually to the age of ninety seven. You talk about long jetty. I mean, we're we're living longer. And so it's it's really important to plan plan for that accordingly. And if defer you get an additional eight percent per year. That's right. And you know, as as Joe always points out because I usually forget he it's not only that eight percent. But it's that cost of living adjustment on the as well. Yeah. So I would say to that person. Who texted I kinda would want to ask a question, for example, if he's married, you know, what is the spousal benefit? You know, let's say he might be able to get the maximum which is around thirty four hundred. In social security benefits. But let's say his his wife was a stay at home. Spouse, and she hurt benefit might only be, you know, twelve hundred dollars. Let's say well, if he should predeceased her she would get that higher benefit, and that would be all the more reason for him to consider deferring to age seventy. So you know, Joe is great about passing things around in the office. And that's kind of one of the the lovely things about our office. We have twelve people sharing info, and he just sent an article about potentially why it might be good to take it at full retirement age. So we we analyze it. We actually have software. This is complicated stuff. We have software that helps us analyze that particular couples situation and make recommendations. Yeah. And that's that's why it's always good to give them a phone call. If you have any question whatsoever. It'll be given to a.
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"Live and three minutes past the hour every hour on NewsRadio eight thirty eight. Look, I'm not trying to be too serious attuned dramatic about this. But I'm alarmed. To a certain extent. Especially as I see this green new deal and Cortez's Overby reacted to for example. So many people, including the strassel are are are just blown away by how juvenile the writing is in no deal. They're asking did. She actually write this Farley. It's written right? Looks like a satire it looks like what the Republicans would. Right. If they're making fun of it. So that's another line of criticism. This is so silly these idiots whoever wrote, this doesn't even know proper language. But I'm folks, I'm just gonna tell you. It was written the way it was and is being pushed. Precisely. To open up all kinds of people to these various premises that we can ban jet travel that we can create all of this massive high speed train networks that we can stop cows from farting. This thing is designed to get people to start considering this and to make it a partisan. Almost a defining partisan aspect of a litmus test of whether you're a genuine liberal or not. This is the kind of stuff this green new deal is what young college kids in my tech bloggers. They are there's there's celebrating. They think the planet isn't going to be liveable in thirty years. Finally, somebody's taking it seriously and doing something about they're not laughing at it. They are applauding it. Get rid of ice to help pay for this and then just print money. We have a bunch of spoiled rotten on educated children who are in the process.
"overby" Discussed on KNST AM 790
"Trying to be too serious attuned dramatic about this. But I'm alarmed. To a certain extent. Especially as I see this green new deal and Cortez Overby reacted to for example. So many people, including the strassel are are are just blown away by how juvenile the rising is immigration. No deal. There asking did. She actually write this folly. It's rich. It's written. It looks like a satire it looks like what the Republicans would. Right. If they're making fun of it. So that's another line of criticism. This is so silly these idiots whoever wrote, this doesn't even know proper language, but I'm folks, I'm just going to tell you. It was written the way it was and is being pushed. Precisely. To open up all kinds of people to these various premises that we can ban jet travel that we can create all of this massive high spiel rate train networks that we can stop cows from farting. This thing is designed to get people to start considering this and to make it a partisan. Almost a defining partisan aspect of a litmus test of whether you're a genuine liberal or not. This is the kind of stuff this green new deal is what young college kids in my tech bloggers. They are there's there's celebrating. They think the planet isn't going to be liveable in thirty years. Finally, somebody's taking it seriously and doing something about they're not laughing at it. They are applauding it. Get rid of ice to help pay for this and then just print money. We have a bunch of spoiled rotten on educated children who are in the process.
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"Plea in connection with the Kelsey Berith case full story at ten thirty on KOA NewsRadio. On. I'm not trying to be too serious attuned dramatic about this. But I'm alarmed. To a certain extent. Especially as I see this green new deal in Cortez's Overby reacted to for example, so many people including the straw. So are are are just blown away by how juvenile the rising is immigration. No deal. They're asking did. She actually write this folly. It's rich. It's written. It looks like a satire it looks like what the Republicans would. Right. If they're making fun of it. So that's another line of criticism. This is so silly these idiots whoever wrote, this doesn't even know proper language, but I'm folks, I'm just going to tell you. It was written the way it was and is being pushed. Precisely. To open up all kinds of people to these various premises that we can ban jet traveled that we can create all of this massive high spiel rate train networks that we can stop cows from farting. This thing is designed to get people to start considering this and to make it a partisan. Almost a defining partisan aspect of a litmus test of whether you're a genuine liberal or not. This is the kind of stuff this green new deal is what young college kids in my tech bloggers. They are there's there's celebrating. They think the planet isn't going to be liveable in thirty years. Finally, somebody's taking it seriously and doing something about they're not laughing at it. They are applauding it. Get rid of ice to help pay for this and then just print money. We have a bunch of spoiled rotten on educated children who are in the process of defining and take over the democrat party. And it's time to stop indulging. These little kids. KOA NewsRadio time is ten thirty a nurse from.
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"Okay. To have one more drink before. I drive home. Step out of the car. Please. Probably mistake. Probably. Okay. Isn't okay. When it comes to drinking and driving ground zero with flight Lewis tonight at ten on six hundred ninety two point one FM. Now, look, I'm not trying to be too serious dramatic about this. But I'm alarmed. To a certain extent. Especially as I see this green new deal and Cortez Overby reacted to for example. So many people, including the strassel are are are just blown away by how juvenile the writing is immigration. No deal. They're asking did. She actually write this folly. It's rich. It's written. Right. Looks like a satire it looks like what the Republicans would. Right. If they're making fun of it. So that's another line of criticism. This is so silly these idiots whoever wrote, this doesn't even know proper language, but I'm folks, I'm just gonna tell you. It was written the way it was and is being pushed. Precisely. To open up all kinds of people to these various premises that we can ban jet travel that we can create all of this massive high-speed train networks that we can stop cows from farting. This thing is designed to get people to start considering this and to make it a partisan. Almost defining partisan aspect of a litmus test of whether you're a genuine liberal or not. This is the kind of stuff this green new deal is what young college kids in my tech bloggers. They are there's there's celebrating. They think the planet isn't going to be liveable in thirty years. Finally, somebody's taking it seriously and doing something about they're not laughing at it. They are applauding it. Get rid of ice to help pay for this and then just print money. We have a bunch of spoiled rotten on educated children who are in the process of defining.
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"Now, look I'm not trying to be too serious attuned dramatic about this. But I'm alarmed. To a certain extent. Especially as I see this green new deal and Cortez Overby reacted, for example, so many people including the straw. So are are are are just blown away by how juvenile the rising is immigration deal. They're asking did. She actually write this Farley. It's rich. It's written. It looks like a satire it looks like what the Republicans would. Right. If they're making fun of it. So that's another line of criticism. This is so silly these idiots whoever wrote, this doesn't even know proper language, but I'm folks, I'm just going to tell you. It was written the way it was and is being pushed. Precisely. To open up all kinds of people to these various premises that we can ban jet travel that we can create all of this massive high-speed train network that we can stop cows from farting. This thing is designed to get people to start considering this and to make it a partisan almost defining partisan aspect of a litmus test of whether you're a genuine liberal or not. This is the kind of stuff this green new deal is what young college kids in my tech bloggers. They are there's they're celebrating. They think the planet isn't going to be liveable in thirty years. Finally, somebody's taking it seriously and doing something about they're not laughing at it. They are applauding it. Get rid of ice to help pay for this and then just print money. We have a bunch of spoiled rotten on educated children who are in the.
"overby" Discussed on KSFO-AM
"Trying to be too serious dramatic about this. But I'm alarmed. To a certain extent. Especially as I see this green new deal and Cortez Overby reacted to for example. So many people, including the strassel are are are are just blown away by how juvenile the writing is in the green new deal. They're asking did. She actually write this folly. It's rich. It's written. It looks like a satire it looks like what the Republicans would. Right. If they're making fun of it. So that's another line of criticism. This is so silly these idiots whoever wrote, this doesn't even know proper language, but I'm folks, I'm just gonna tell you. It was written the way it was and is being pushed. Precisely. To open up all kinds of people to these various premises that we can ban jet traveled that we can create all of this massive high-speed train networks that we can stop cows from farting. This thing is designed to get people to start considering this and to make it a partisan. Almost a defining partisan aspect of a litmus test of whether you're a genuine liberal or not. This is the kind of stuff this green new deal is what young college kids in my tech bloggers. They are they're they're celebrating. They think the planet isn't going to be liveable in thirty years. Finally, somebody's taking it seriously in doing something about they're not laughing at it. They are applauding it. Get rid of ice to help pay for this and then just print money. We have a bunch of spoiled rotten on educated children who are in.
"overby" Discussed on News Radio 810 WGY
"Top and bottom of the News Radio. Now, look folks on I'm not trying to be too serious attuned dramatic about this. But I'm alarmed. To a certain extent. Especially as I see this green new deal and Cortez Overby reacted to for example, so many people including the straw. So are are are just blown away by how juvenile the writing is immigration. No deal. There are asking did. She actually write this folly. It's rich. It's written. Right. Looks like a satire it looks like what the Republicans would. Right. If they're making fun of it. So that's another line of criticism. This is so silly these idiots whoever wrote, this doesn't even know proper language, but I'm folks, I'm just going to tell you. It was written the way it was and is being pushed. Precisely. To open up all kinds of people to these various premises that we can ban jet travel that we can create all of this massive high speed train network. So that we can stop cows from farting. This thing is designed to get people to start considering this and to make it a partisan. Almost a defining partisan aspect of a litmus test of whether you're a genuine liberal or not. This is the kind of stuff this green new deal is what young college kids in my tech bloggers. They are there's there's celebrating. They think the planet isn't going to be liveable in thirty years. Finally, somebody's taking it seriously in doing something about they're not laughing at it. They are applauding it. Get rid of is to help pay for this and then just print money. We have a bunch of spoiled rotten on educated children who are in the process of defining.
"overby" Discussed on KTOK
"Not trying to be too serious too dramatic about this. But I'm alarmed. To a certain extent. Especially as I see this green new deal and Cortez's Overby reacted to for example. So many people, including the strassel are are are just blown away by how juvenile the writing is immigration. No deal. They're asking did. She actually write this folly. It's rich. It's written. It looks like a satire it looks like what the Republicans would. Right. If they're making fun of it. So that's another line of criticism. This is so silly these idiots whoever wrote, this doesn't even know proper language, but I'm folks, I'm just going to tell you. It was written the way it was and is being pushed. Precisely. To open up all kinds of people to these various premises that we can ban jet travel that we can create all of this massive high-speed train network that we can stop cows from farting. This thing is designed to get people to start considering this and to make it a partisan. Almost a defining partisan aspect of a litmus test of whether you're a genuine liberal or not. This is the kind of stuff this green new deal is what young college kids in my tech bloggers. They are there's there's celebrating. They think the planet isn't going to be liveable in thirty years. And they finally somebody's taking it seriously in doing something about they're not laughing at it. They are applauding it. Get rid of ice to help pay for this and then just print money. We have a bunch of spoiled rotten on educated children who are in the process of.
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"Charges. NPR's quil Lawrence in New York for Republicans in congress are telling a government inspector general's. She went too far in investigating Trump hotels. Lisa February owned building near Washington NPR's. Peter Overby says it's a question about emoluments gifts or benefits made the president which are prohibited by the constitution. The hotel leases to building from the federal General Services Administration. President Trump's name is on the lease last month. GSA inspector general Carol fourteen Coachella said GSA had failed to consider whether the two emoluments clauses. Anti-corruption provisions of the constitution should have barred Trump from the lease. Now Republican Senator Ron Johnson chair of the Senate committee on governmental affairs and three house. Republicans suggests the emoluments issue was beyond chose mandate. They questioned the time her office spent researching the law on emoluments, and they say she ignored Justice department arguments defense. Ending Trump to civil suits out. A moment's at the hotel. Peter Overby NPR news Washington on Wall Street, the Dow closed up one hundred and seventy five points to twenty five thousand to thirty nine. The NASDAQ was up eighty three points, the S and P five hundred rose eighteen points. You're listening to NPR and you're listening to KCRW at six o four. Good evening. I'm CTO. Take us authorities today confirmed that the pilot of the plane that crashed in Orange County was among the five victims found at the crash site. That aircraft crashed inside a home in Yorba Linda yesterday afternoon, the National Transportation Safety board and the Orange County sheriff's department identified that man flying the plane is seventy five year old Antonio Pakistani the pilot.
U.S. watchdog faults handling of government lease for Trump D.C. hotel
"Lawyers discussed those constitutional issues, but chose to ignore them the IT also questioned the agency's conclusion that Trump. Wasn't affected by a provision in the lease that says federal elected officials cannot benefit from the lease the White House and the Trump organization which owns the hotel didn't respond to requests for comment. Peter Overby NPR news, Washington, we open doors organization tracking Christian persecution around the world today released its annual list of countries were being a Christian puts one in danger. Not surprisingly North Korea is number one. But some US allies are also on the list is NPR's Tom children reports last year, according to open doors brought a dramatic rise in the persecution of Christians Christian women were targeted both as Christians and as women Islamist radicalism is behind much of the persecution. But not all open doors CEO, David curry says India is now for Christians among the worst places in the world, the BJP party, which is the ruling party, prime minister
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"We're all on the same path in terms of wanting to get government open. The Democrats assessment was different complete coverage. Just ahead flaw secretary of state, Mike Pompeo visits the Middle East and the house of representatives has a new general council will meet Douglas letter after news headlines. Live from NPR news in Washington, I'm Lakshmi Singh. President Trump shows no sign of wavering. He wants more than five billion dollars for border wall. Without that, he says a fourth of the government will remain closed for months, maybe even over year, he confirms telling democratic leaders and a meeting at the White House today, some eight hundred thousand federal workers are affected President Trump says he thinks the majority of them support him. It's very important that we have great border security. I think it's going to be over with sooner than people think, but I will do whatever we have to do if we have to stay out for a very long period of time. We're going to do that and many of those people maybe even most of those people that really have not been and will not be getting their money in at this moment. Those people in many cases are the biggest fan of what we're doing last week. The president tweeted that most of the people affected by the partial shutdown. Democrats congressional Democrats maintain that the idea of five billion plus for a border wall is widely unpopular. Well, the White House is celebrating a very strong economic report today from the Labor Department three hundred twelve thousand jobs added in December and with more people back in the job. Search the unemployment rate ticked up last month to three point nine percent. Hiring was strongest in manufacturing healthcare construction and food services at last check on Wall Street, the Dow is up seven hundred forty six points. Three point two percent s&p was up three point four percent. And the NASDAQ was up four point two percent house. Democrats have unveiled a massive piece of legislation that they say will quote return political power to the people. It's more than five hundred seventy pages include some changes that have been pushed by ethics watchdogs for a long time. But is NPR's Peter Overby tells us the Bill is likely to run into heavy resistance from Republicans in congress HR one was a keystone in the house democr-. Kratz midterm campaigns. Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Republican senators and President Trump will have to deal with the American people will know that this is an option at the house has given the Senate of the United States and the president of the United States. The Bill would tighten up ethics rules for congress the administration and the supreme court it would seek to win politicians away from big donors. It would also bring down barriers to voting and stop state legislatures from gerrymandering congressional district. Peter Overby NPR news, Washington. Senator Pat Roberts says he will not seek reelection. Next year lawmaker from Kansas is the second longtime Republican Senator in less than a month to announce plans not to run again. The first was Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander before the close. The Dow was up three point two percent. Seven hundred forty six points at twenty three thousand four hundred thirty.
Trumptrump And Bing Crosby discussed on All Things Considered
"That own and operate the hotel the umbrella company, the Trump organization and to the trust that Trump set up in a bid to insulate himself from issues like this. One other subpoenas went to the General Services Administration, which leases the old post office building to Trump's companies and to the IRS frost said they're not asking the IRS for Trump's tax returns another hot button issue. But the information they have about the Trump entities would be very useful to us. The timing of the subpoenas could be troublesome. The documents would be coming in and some of them becoming public in late two thousand nineteen as the presidential primaries are heating up. Don Kettl is a political scientist at the university of Texas in itself. It may not be a big deal. But what it may do is to reinforce a broader story. A broader narrative about the first families use of its official position to line their own personal pockets. The Justice department is trying to stop the suit. But so far hasn't. Succeeded. Peter Overby NPR news Washington dean Crosby was one of the most popular figures of the twentieth century. His record sales were in the hundreds of millions. His movies were blockbusters and you buy focuses on Crosby's career in the nineteen forties. When the crooner star shined, the brightest Tomba tally has the story Bing Crosby was a singer, first and foremost, his appeal started with his voice says Gary Giddens, author of the new seven hundred page biography of the crooner called swinging on a star get wonderful high notes. He added mazing low notes he was like a cello. When he was really good voice. Ooh,
Trump taxes: New York authorities examine president's tax affairs
"The state and city level in New York. In addition to that, we know that prosecutors in the southern district have been following up on the things that Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to last summer which had to do with tax fraud as well or the president's former lawyer. Yeah. Correct. And then in addition to that, the new York Attorney General is looking at the Trump foundation in one of the things that we've already learned from her investigation is that the walls between the foundation and the Trump organization where thin to nonexistent. So it's possible that there might be more to learn there. Now, a top of all of that. There's the House Democrats who've said they want to see the president's current tax returns. If they take control over the house, they could demand to see them. So a lot swirling here. But I mean when we reported on on the president's tax practices in the past. I mean, we will people have said, look there's this. There's there's tax avoidance in a legal way. And then there's illegal tax evasion. And that it's often murky what's actually happening. So I mean is it possible that there might be no legal fallout here for the president? It is possible that there might be no legal fallout. And of course, he and his lawyers are maintaining that he's done nothing wrong. And that this was all looked at in some cases, decades ago and cleared. There are a number of things that are extremely puzzling. And one of the situations that the New York Times pointed out was a company called all county. Building and maintenance, which was basically a company that did nothing other than Mark up prices of things like boilers and air conditioners and stoves for Trump apartments, and then give the markup to Donald Trump and his siblings with no apparent tax consequences. There was also something that the Trump seemed to have done frequently and we know from our reporting on Trump Inc. The podcast that they're still doing today, which is when it is in their interest to puff up a value of a property. They'll say, oh, this is the biggest the best they do. So it sounds like the president. Right. But they're in disputes with tax authorities around the country right now, for example, claiming some of their golf courses are are really worth very little in an effort to get lower taxes. So some of the techniques described in the article, we know are continuing through through today. All right. So a lot of threads a lot of investigations to follow here. But one question is whether those tax. Returns ever actually be made public. And what happens is election could say a lot about that. Andrea Bernstein is the co host of Trump Inc. The podcast. Thanks so much. Andrew. Thank you. So since President Trump nominated judge Brad Kavanagh to the supreme court back in July, advocacy, groups have spent a whole lot of money nearly ten million dollars on these warring TV ads for and against him. Now the attacks and this spending are fiercer than ever here's NPR's Peter Overby, the sharpest attacks so far may come from the American Civil Liberties union which opposes Cavanaugh. The ACLU rolled out the ad this week with a million dollar by enforce states.
American Airlines joins rivals in hiking U.S. baggage fees by five dollars
"Guys say let her say what she has to say. Let's see how it all comes out. But they've delayed it a week. And they have to get on with it. Trump was interviewed on Fox News channel's Hannity program. The Senate Judiciary committee has yet to arrange testimony from a woman who accused Brett Cavanaugh of assaulting her. When both attended a high school party. Neum report finds the TV and national cable advertising in house races has more than doubled over the midterm elections for years ago. NPR's Peter Overby tells us the report by the nonpartisan Wesleyan media project credit some of the increase to lower advertising rates candidates are the biggest advertisers as usual after them. The biggest sector is outside groups such a super PACS and political nonprofit organizations big donors, like the nonprofit groups because they don't disclose their money sources to the Federal Election Commission,
Alaska sightseeing plane crash leaves 4 dead, 1 missing
"Be right back after the news The Live from NPR news in. Washington I'm Shay. Stevens the Mendocino complex fire in Lake. County California is now being called the state's largest. Ever the blaze has grown to nearly two hundred eighty four thousand, acres and it's one of eighteen major wildfires in. California Cal fire. Spokesman Scott McLean says the state's current fire season has been. Brutal we have over fourteen thousand individuals assigned to various fires in the. States that's most I've ever heard of that comes from roughly seventeen states national guard, Australia New, Zealand McLean says two hundred active duty US soldiers from joint base Lewis mcchord in Washington being trained to help. Firefighters he, says nearly six hundred thirty thousand acres have burned in California so far this, year Rick gates says he and his former business partner Paul Manafort carried out an elaborate, offshore tax, evasion and fraud scheme gates testified Monday at manafort's federal trial on tax evasion and thank fraud charges gates says. He also, embezzled hundreds of thousands of dollars from Manafort a one time Trump campaign chairman It may be, harder for secret political donors to remain anonymous under. A ruling by a federal judge in Washington DC NPR's Peter Overby reports that the decision appears to close. A major loophole in campaign finance law and could curtail millions of dollars in secret funding for campaigns the cases mainly. About social welfare organizations which solicit six and seven figure contributions, until now the Federal Election Commission has allowed donors to remain secret unless they your Mark the money for specific ads but federal district chief judge barrel is. Throwing out that regulation ruling, that it contradicts the law is congress passed it. Noah book binders director of citizen's responsibility and ethics in Washington which sued the f. e. c. any. Of these nonprofit organizations that are spending money in politics are gonna have to play by a, new set of rules howls decision could be appealed. And meanwhile donors for issue Edgewood still remain anonymous those are the ads that avoid using vote for Your vote against messages Peter Overby NPR news Washington four people are confirmed dead and one is missing from weakened plane crash near North America's highest. Mountain Phillip manning with member station KTAR, reports the crash site is in an area known. As thunder mountain which the National Park Service describes as a knife edge ridge with steep slopes and loose. Rock it took a Denali national park ranger suspended from one of the rescue helicopters to clear snow away from the. Four bodies all but one of the people on board the, flight that crashed Saturday evening the names of the pilot and passengers have not yet been released Ketu aviation the company that owns the aircraft says it staff. Is grieving the loss of, life and is cooperating fully with all responding agencies. For NPR news I'm Phillip manning Intel Keita Alaska You're listening to, NPR news Iran is accusing the United States of reneging on the nuclear agreement that was. Signed by the Obama administration many sanctions eased under, the landmark deal, are now back in effect President Trump signed an executive order Monday to reimpose some economic sanctions on financial transactions to. Exert with the administration. Calls maximum pressure state run Saudia airlines. Is suspending flights to Toronto it's the latest move and a growing diplomatic rift over women's rights activists. Being detained in Saudi Arabia the BBC's Paul. Blake has more the flight cancellations are. Just one of several measures the kingdom is taking after it accused. Canada of violating its sovereignty Ottawa said last week that it was concerned by reports that several civil and women's rights activists had been detained in recent weeks since then relations. Have abruptly and rapidly deteriorated the Saudis have described Canada's comments as blatant. Interference, in their domestic affairs they've Suspended educational exchange. Programs kicked out the Canadian ambassador and banned any new trade between the. Countries The. BBC's Paul Blake. Reporting Indonesian. Soldiers pulled a man alive from the rubble of a. Large mosque that was flattened binder earthquake thousands of survivors are still waiting for. Aid and tourists stranded camp camp- camping out at beaches and in the lobbies of damage hotels the north of. The, island of Lombok has been devastated by the quake which had a magnitude of seven point oh that struck Sunday night. And rescuers are faced with, thousands of damaged buildings.
Taxi strike targeting Uber brings chaos to Spanish cities
"Is perverting the key institutions of our society is created a meant barriers that are holding. People back it's not clear how the network might frame the issue in the, midterm elections but it is really backed away from a few Republican candidates Americans. For prosperity the network's biggest group claims more than three million activists and ground organizations in thirty. Six states the conference drew several hundred, six-figure donors plus some Republican party Titians Peter Overby NPR news Washington Secretary of state Mike Pompeo says the Trump administration will invest one. Hundred thirteen million, dollars in, projects in, what he calls the Indo Pacific region NPR's Michelle Kellerman says Pompeo is. Heading to Asia this week secretary. Bombayo says it's in the US strategic interests do promote a free and open Indo Pacific. Region and boost trade, that's one, reason he says the US is investing millions of dollars in technology. Energy and infrastructure projects these funds represent, just a down. Payment on a new era in US economic commitment to peace and prosperity in the end. Up Pacific region on peyot only briefly mentioned President Trump's decision to pull out, of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement he was speaking ahead of a trip to. Malaysia Indonesia and Singapore Michelle Kellerman NPR news Washington prosecutors will not be pressing charges against to. Minnesota police officers for shooting and killing, an African American man Last month yesterday authorities released bodycam video of the. Officers responding to a nine one one call of someone firing a gun into the air Minneapolis the video shows them. Approaching Thurman Blevins officer noticing a gun, on him, the suspect running away. And ignoring demands, to stop the tenant Bob crawl president of the Police Federation of Minneapolis Blevins fired is during the chase and. Of the officers were, justified and he had a message for. Elected officials who criticize the officers involved with the politicians will city and state in those currently running for office that. Condemn the police. Officers actions prior to any facts reverence you've done a disservice, to the communities you're. Supposed to represent we challenge you to take time to learn what exactly it takes to be a police. Officer if not you should resign from your positions or drop out of races but members of the community accused the officers of. Trying to find a reason to kill Blevins on, the video Blevins. Can, be, her telling, the officers not to shoot him and to leave him alone as he was being chased this is NPR news The owners and operators of a ride the ducks tourist boat or now facing a one hundred million dollar. Wrongful death lawsuit NPR's Windsor, Johnston reports this is the first of what will likely be. A wave of litigation following the deadly duck boat accident on a Missouri lake earlier this month the lawsuit, alleges the operators violated company policy by putting the emphasis vehicle. Into the water despite several weather warnings it also accuses the captain of violating protocol by not telling passengers to. Put on life jackets when the water about rough Robert Mongolia's e is a lead attorney in the case the duck. Boat industry did nothing Excelled except sell more. Tickets to paying customers and to continue to expose them it's harm and death seventeen people including several children were killed when, the boat capsized the findings of a. Federal investigation are, still pending Windsor Johnston NPR news It has been an especially rough day for a. Lot of motorists across Spain taxi drivers are. On strike hundreds of white taxis were left idle in the middle of Madrid's Paseo de LA a Yana some protesters blocked traffic when they set up their son loungers pullout snacks and beverages. Others played a little soccer in the street Barcelona was also. Among the major cities to feel the impact of the strike taxi drivers are outraged about, competition from, ride hailing services such as Uber that they, say is unfair to them this.
President Trump, US and Trump discussed on Morning Edition
"Rod Rosenstein the man overseeing the Muller investigation. They have filed articles of impeachment. They say, he's denying their requests for documents in the Russia investigation. Can they get it done? It is Thursday, July twenty six actress and Dame Helen. Mirren is seventy three years old today. And the news is next. Live from NPR news in Washington I'm korva Coleman President Trump is headed to, the midwest today there's continued concern among American firmers about the effect of his trade policies on US agriculture he's going to places affected by them a steel plant in granite city Illinois and eastern Iowa NPR Sierra mccamman has more Trump steel and aluminum tariffs have been popular with the metals industry but farmers in places. Like Iowa and parts of. Illinois have taken a hit because of retaliatory. Measures taken by US trading partners. Trump is, heading to the midwest on the heels of an announcement. That he's reached an agreement? With European leaders, to work toward removing tariffs on multiple. Goods and to buy more US beans. Soybeans is a big deal The European, Union is going to start almost immediately to, buy a lot of soybeans air tremendous market by a, lot of soybeans from our farmers that news came the day after Trump announced a twelve billion dollar bailout plan for. US farmers affected. By his tariffs Sarah mccamman NPR news Washington. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo testified before a Senate committee yesterday and many lawmakers were skeptical. They were asking Pompeo for more information about President Trump's private meeting with, Russian President Putin the US. Has released scanned information about it from peo- said that Trump sees the meeting as a, chance to improve u s and Russian relations President Trump believes the two great nuclear power should not have they contentious relationship this is not just in our interest but in the interest of the whole world he strongly believes that now's the time for direct communication our relationship in order to make clear to President Putin. That there is the possibility However remote it might, be to reverse the negative course of our relationship however Pompeo refused to answer senators, questions about whether Trump and Putin discussed any of Trump's real. Estate projects around the world a federal judge says an anti-corruption law suit against President Trump can proceed NPR's Peter Overby. Reports the, plaintiffs claimed, Trump is benefiting from. Foreign and state governments doing business with his Washington hotel the attorneys general. Of Maryland and the district of Columbia brought the case they cite the constitution's clauses against. Foreign and domestic emoluments which essentially say it's not okayed use public office for private gain the suit alleges that foreign governments do business at the. Trump hotel in Washington to get in the president's good graces also Trump personally. Benefits from the hotel sweetheart least with, the federal government the Justice department sought to, dismiss the case saying the emoluments clause is don't apply, but federal judge Peter miss city adopted abroad meaning of emolument and said the league Claims. Are plausible Mississippi's definition of me is the first, in a federal court since seventeen, eighty seven when the constitution was drafted Peter, Overby NPR news Washington this is NPR A group of House Republicans has introduced. Legislation to impeach deputy attorney general rod Rosenstein the lawmakers are. Demanding the Justice department turnover more documents related to special. Counsel Robert Muller's investigation into Russian interference in US elections the, Justice department says it has. Already turned over many documents initial results have been coming in from Pakistan's. National elections the former sports star Imran, Khan is leading the vote tally but NPR's, Diaa Hadid reports. The ballot count has been filled. With charges of incompetence and vote. Rigging Hans followers were already celebrating across Pakistan but, his main challenger, alleged they'd be massive rigging and Pakistan's. Third largest potty complained voting, irregularities the. Complaints began on voting day when. Unofficial observers said the voting process was sluggish which they said discouraged voters from waiting. In the heat then in, an early morning press, conference, Pakistan's election commission Announce this system for transmitting votes. Had broken down and results were delayed the post-election drama. Follows a campaign marred by allegations of interference now Pakistanis awaiting, for fish election results and. To learn whether they'll be accepted by all parties Hadeed NPR news Islamabad. The US embassy in China says a, man sent off a homemade explosive outside the, embassy in Beijing. Today the embassy says the only. Person who was hurt was the. Man with the device in a statement US officials, say no embassy, property was damaged and local police responded. To the scene I'm korva, Coleman NPR. News in Washington Support for NPR comes, from tirerack offering a tire decision guide to help customers find tires that fit their. Car and driving conditions with a network of more than seven thousand independent installers tirerack. Dot com helping..
NPR, Trump and Scott Pruitt discussed on NPR News Now
"Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Jim hawk reports are circulating. The two top aides to EPA administrator. Scott Pruitt are resigning after getting caught up and Pruitt's ethics problems as NPR's. Peter Overby reports. They worked for Pruitt when he was in Oklahoma, then came to Washington after he was appointed to run EPA officially Millan hop is Pruitt scheduling and advanced director. But one time he had her tracked down used mattresses at President Trump's DC hotel. So he could buy one. Sarah Greenwald is his senior counsel this year. Pruitt's office setup, huge raises for Greenwald and up, but Pruitt rescinded the raises after the news got out NPR's Peter Overby reporting. The European Union says it's going ahead with import duties on u. s. products after President, Trump's imposition of tariffs on European steel and aluminum from Brussels, Teri Schultz reports. The new duties will affect billions of dollars in American goods. The EU says, President Trump left it no choice. Choice while waiting for a ruling from the World Trade Organization on whether Trump's tariffs on steel and aluminum, imports are purely protectionist measures. Brussels will slap what it calls rebalancing duties on three point, four billion dollars worth of American products. European Commission vice-president Maro Sieff give each defends the move, measured and proportionate response to the unilateral and illegal this season. They can by the United States. Now, EU countries are choosing which US goods to tax. I from a list that includes motorcycles, bourbon peanut butter and cigarettes. The duties will take effect early next month for NPR news. I'm Teri Schultz in Brussels, the Philadelphia Eagles spoke to the media for the first time since President Trump told the team not to come to the White House to celebrate the eagles I ever Super Bowl win for member station WHYY in Philadelphia, Aaron Moselle reports at a regularly scheduled press conference. Head coach, Doug Peterson told reporters, he was disappointed. The team didn't get the chance to go to the white. House, but he said it is what it is. We did something last season that's very special to milestone here in the city of Philadelphia, our organization, and I was looking forward to going down and being recognized as world. Champions after practice player seem tired of talking about President Trump's decision. They said they'd rather focus on winning another Super Bowl, President Trump disinvited the team on Monday night in part because a group of players plan to ditch the visit to protest his policies on social Justice for NPR news. I'm Erin Moselle in Philadelphia. A fire has ripped through the newly renovated. Mandarin hotel in London, more than one hundred firefighters tackled the blaze of the luxury hotel in central London that produced thick black smoke visible for miles over two hundred eighty people safely evacuated the ornate Edwardian building near Hyde Park. The fire was thought to have spread from part of a facade that supports vegetation and plans to several floors of the hotel. This is NPR news. In the NPR has gotten an exclusive interview with a woman who gave birth to a so-called three parent baby NPR's rob Stein has more on a rare procedure combining people's DNA the thirty one year old woman lives in hark have Ukraine, Hugh is infertile, but a clinic in Kiev created an embryo for her using her and her husband's DNA and a little DNA leftover in an egg from another woman to procedure is controversial because of fears that it may not be safe and could open the door to designer babies. The mother asset her identity be kept confidential to protect your privacy. But speaking through an interpreter, she defends the procedure. My point few. If you can fix something, you should fix it. Her son is now fifteen months old, rob Stein, NPR news, heart, give Ukraine. I know report concludes the US has never experienced the amount of rain. Fall across such a vast area as that brought by hurricane Harvey when it struck Texas, some one trillion gallons of water fell across metro Houston. In the final week of August of volume that will require fifteen days to flow down Niagara Falls, the name Harvey was retired last month from the National Hurricane Center lists of tropical cyclone names. Kevin Durant scored forty three points in the Golden State Warriors overcame a slow start Wednesday night to defeat the Cleveland Cavaliers one ten to one zero, two in game, three of the NBA finals. Golden State now leads the best of seven series, three games to none game. Four is Friday night. I'm Jim hawk NPR news in Washington support for NPR comes from Optum optimist tackling the biggest challenges in healthcare with innovative data driven solutions that help improve outcomes. That's how well gets done, learn more at Optum dot com.
Top EPA aide Millan Hupp is leaving
"Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Jim hawk to longtime aides to Environmental Protection Agency administrators, Scott Pruitt are reportedly leaving NPR's. Peter Overby says both became entangled and Pruitt's ethics problems. Millan hop was in the news earlier this week as the aide who at Pruitt to request tried to locate used mattresses at President Trump's DC hotel. So Pruitt could buy one up also apartment headed for the Pruitt's officially she's director of scheduling and advance. Pruitt office bent the rules to give her a thirty three percent raise along with a fifty three percent hike for his senior counsel. Sarah Greenwald Pruitt later told Fox News. He rescinded the raises both staffers came to DC as part of a team of young Pruitt loyalists most from his time as Oklahoma attorney general for other top aides to Pruitt have left in recent months. EPA didn't respond to NPR's request for comment. Peter Overby NPR news, Washington election. Officials in Los Angeles are facing tough questions after California's primary election for member station KPCC. Mary Plummer says a printing error caused over one hundred thousand names to be left off the voter, rolls county home to more than five million registered voters ran into significant problems during Tuesday's voting the top election official for LA faced a barrage of questions from the county board of supervisors who recounted numerous reports from voters, supervisor, Catherine Berger said her office was bombarded with complaints, and that voters became so angry when their names were missing from the roles that are riot almost broke out. We had calls of streets or the entire street was left off. The problem was due to a printing error that omitted thousands of registered voters from the voter, rolls officials instructed poll workers to issue provisional ballots after the problem was discovered for NPR news. I'm Mary Plummer in Los Angeles. The secretary of health and human services is warning parents. Thinking of entering the. US without documents that they could still be separated from their children at a hearing on Capitol Hill. Alex azar is defending the new strategy of separating unauthorized immigrants from their children. The best advice have is actually present yourself at a legal border crossing and make your case cross illegally and get arrested, and your children will be given to us. That's that's. That's the simple fact. I'm afraid democratic Senator, Jeff Merkley of Oregon was recently denied permission to visit a facility in Texas where migrant children were being held in a victory for sanctuary cities. A federal judge ruled Wednesday that the Trump administration cannot cut off grants to Philadelphia. Over the way the city deals with immigrants in the country illegally, the judge ruled, the conditions, the federal government placed on the city in order to receive the funding are unconstitutional arbitrary and capricious. Philadelphia has said it will turn over emigrants to immigration and customs enforcement only if the agency has a warrant signed by judge. This is NPR news. The Trump administration's federal commission on school safety held its first listening session, Wednesday, NPR's Brockton Booker reports at came a day after the chair of the commission, education secretary, Betsy DeVos said it would not look into the role of guns in school violence Montgomery County, Maryland high school student Alexia majority says guns are the reason why schools are not safe. I would ask to, please consider the possibilities that guns are the most important aspect of the purview of this commission. She had a message for the commission heavily reconsider their current complicit stance on the role of guns in school safety cheer woman, Betsy DeVos has been criticized for telling a Senate subcommittee on Tuesday that considering guns was not part of the Commission's charge per se. Device was not ethelson accession, but an education department official at the event said, among other things, it would consider minimum age limits for certain kinds of weapons purchases Braxton Booker in. NPR news, Washington emergency crews are pulling more bodies from what remains villages devastated by the eruption of Guatemala's. Most active volcano. The official death toll which was increased. Ninety nine on Wednesday was expected to rise with at least one hundred ninety seven people listed as missing the first tropical storm of the eastern Pacific hurricane season formed well off the coast of Mexico on Wednesday. But forecasters said it's not a threat to land the National Hurricane Center named at tropical storm Aletta saying and had maximum sustained winds of fifty miles an hour and was moving west at seven miles an hour. I'm Jim hawk NPR news in Washington support for this NPR podcast, and the following message come from Comcast business from their fast, reliable internet on their advanced gig speed network to their twenty four, seven support. Comcast business is committed to helping power businesses every day, visit Comcast, business dot com to learn more.
EPA staffer ran errands for Pruitt, looked into buying Trump mattress
"Live from npr news in culver city california i'm wayne brown a top aide to the epa administrator tells congressional investigators that scott pruitt asked her to acquire a used mattress from the trump hotel in washington npr's peter overby reports pruitt is under scrutiny for reportedly having government aids do personal chores for him millon hop pruitt's director of scheduling said pruitt told her he had a lead on buying an old mattress from the trump hotel she said she didn't know exactly why he wanted it and she was never able to track down up also told house investigators had pruitt asked her help on an apartment hunt she said she contacted agents toward properties over a couple of months usually during her lunch hours this was after pruitt had rented a room from the wife of an epa lobbyist also spent vacation time booking him a flight to the rosebowl using pruitt's personal credit card pruitt's ethics are the subject of inquiries by the epa inspector general the government accountability office and congressional committees peter overby npr news washington president trump remains preoccupied with a special counsel's investigation into russian interference in the two thousand sixteen election tweeting again today calling it a witch hunt trump also asserted he has the absolute right to pardon himself but quickly added he has no need to do so insisting he's done nothing wrong constitutional law expert jonathan turley with george washington university says the self pardon of a president is a debatable issue but he knows of no president who's even considered it richard nixon didn't even want the pardon from gerald ford i so i hope that president trump is simply speaking hypothetically and that he would never entertain such an egg noble and in my view selfdefeating act too early says the constitution is silent when it comes to a president's self pardon stocks finished higher on wall street today you're listening to npr news this is wnyc i'm jamie floyd schools chancellor richard carranza says it's about time specialized high school students look more like the overall population in the city starting with admissions for twenty nine thousand nine the city will increase offers made to students.
Day spa explosion was deliberate
"Hundred thirty thousand federal ethics law says liabilities need to be disclosed when they're being paid off not just after their settled the federal office of government ethics reviewed trump's filing an og director david paul has set a letter to the justice department saying trump debt to cohen was ally ability that should have been reported peter overby npr news washington investigators say a deadly explosion at a southern california day spa was deliberately sat in the owner appears to be the likely target federal authorities recovered remnants of an explosive device inside the orange county shop where the owner was killed and two patrons were injured tuesday fbi agent paul daley court at this point are working theory is the physics closure was caused by a device although the damage was extensive there are some components that we have located at the scene of the explosion that are inconsistent with what one might expect to find at this business he says investigators don't have any suspects yet the associated press says the blast is believed to have been caused by a package sent to the spa the explosion badly damaged a two story medical building about fifty miles south of los angeles stocks finished higher across the board on wall street this is npr news and this is wnyc in new york i'm sean carlson new information shows how the trump administration tried to get negative information about haitians with temporary protected status before deciding on the program wac's beth fertig explains the national immigration project of the national lawyers guild obtained emails through a freedom of information act request in the emails the policy chief for u s citizenship and immigration services asked how many haitian tps holders were on public assistance and were criminals when staffers told her the information wasn't relevant and wasn't easily obtained she continued to press for it a lawsuit is now challenging the decision to end tps for haitians which would affect about five thousand new york city a spokesman for us citizenship and immigration services says the emails were part of a diligent review and he called litigation frivolous this evening brooklyn residents are gathering to hear how the mta plans to handle that looming shutdown of the l train coming up next year about one hundred residents turned.
Senate passes bill easing Dodd-Frank restrictions
"Support for this NPR podcast and the following message come from REI. What is your? But that's the question REI co. Op is asking this season with gear classes, expert advice and adventure trips REI can help you overcome any excuses to find your way outside. Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Shay Stevens. The US Senate has voted sixty seven to thirty one to roll back some of the Wall Street reforms enacted in response to the two thousand eight financial crisis as NPR's, Kelsey, Snell reports supporters of the measure, say it will provide relief for many banks. The bills group of bipartisan cosponsors say would ease restrictions on small banks that are critical to small businesses and prevalent in many communities in rural America. Under the Bill banks with assets under two hundred fifty billion dollars would not be required to go through rigorous annual stress. Tests supporters say that will make it cheaper for small and medium size banks to keep issuing loans and doing business Senate critics like Democrats, Elizabeth Warren and Sherrod Brown. Say these changes opened the door for further banking deregulation. They want to ensure banks are monitored closely to avoid another financial crisis, like the two thousand eight meltdown that. Led to the passage of dodd-frank Kelsey Snell NPR news, the capital thousands of teenagers walked out of high schools across the nation today to protest school violence as W ABC's. Lisa Hagan reports from Atlanta. The response from school officials was mixed like many schools across the country. Some metro Atlanta school systems embraced the national walkout as a teachable moment for students, others threatened consequences. Cobb County is a mostly suburban area. Just north of Atlanta. It's school district did not endorse the walkout and told students and parents that demonstrators might face consequences. Knowing that student Shelby whitmire walked out of class at pope highschool in Cobb. I don't think it's her for us to be punished for sending up for something that could hurt us in the long run. Whitmire is bracing for suspension, though. Cobb County schools has not clarified how or if students will be punished for NPR news. I'm Lisa Hagen in Atlanta. President Trump is upbeat about the US economy Trump tilling and business. This round table in Saint Louis that the Republican tax Bill and his economic policies are driving the nation's lowest jobless rate, invest corporate earnings in years. We've never had a time when we've had companies at this level of readiness preparedness and and stability speaking at a Boeing factory that makes fighter jets Trump also said Congress working on a second tax package, but did not elaborate the top democrat in the Senate says, his party is not much interested in fixing errors in the new tax law, but would welcome bipartisan, rewrite toys, R us says it plans to sell or close all of its US stores, which employ around thirty three thousand people. The move follows a failed attempt to reorganize in a bankruptcy filing last fall. The New Jersey company, which also includes babies R S cited competition from online retailers and a shift from toys to electron IX. This is NPR news. A navy fighter jet has crashed off the coast of Key West Florida, killing the two crew members in a statement US, naval air forces, say the FAA eighteen F went down on final approach to Boca Chica field. During a training exercise, the cause of the crash is being investigated. The Federal Election Commission is giving tentative approval for some new rules on digital ads in politics. NPR's Peter Overby says the F E C is responding to the wave of ads from Russian trolls. During the two thousand sixteen presidential race. It small first step toward preventing anonymous ads like those pro-trump messages from Russia. If it filtered through Facebook and other social media, the proposal seeks to update the rules for disclaimers to paid for by tagline required for ads that expressly support or attack candidates. The current rules date back to two thousand six when websites and blogs for cutting edge in digital politicking to proposed rule will be up for sixty days of public comment. Followed by hearing in late June. There's still a lot the FCC hasn't dealt with or can't deal with. For instance, it doesn't regulate edge that focus strictly on issues. Many of the Russian ads did exactly that Peter Overby NPR news, Washington former Trump campaign manager. Paul Manafort is tried to have his federal case dismissed and of court motion filed Wednesday. Manafort says the special counsel exceeded his thority by charging him with crimes, not related to the Russia, probe Manafort has pleaded not guilty to fraud tax evasion money laundering and other counts stemming from his work. In Ukraine, if as his trial in July, I'm Shay Stevens NPR news in Washington.