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Family sent back to DR Congo after two die of Ebola in Uganda
"A second patient has died of Ebola in Uganda as the health ministry seeks to contain the spread of the virus from across the border with Democratic Republic of Congo. A five year old boy and his grandmother, infected in Congo's Ebola zone had crossed into Uganda with family members. NPR's ofeibea, Quist arcton reports the World Health Organization is calling an emergency meeting Friday in response. A fifty year old grandmother has become the second Ebola victim in Uganda. A five year old grandson die Tuesday, off to the family traveled from eastern Congo, Uganda after reportedly attending the funeral of a relative who died of Ebola. Uganda has remained on high alert for any more cases from neighboring Congo wet almost fifteen hundred people have died since the start of the Ebola outbreak last, August in a bid to contain and control the spread of the virus, the Ugandan authorities have banned public gatherings and market days in the border area with Congo screening has begun at all crossbows. And epelde entry points from Friday and officiant, experimental vaccine will be given to fest responders and anyone believed to have been in contact with baller.
Uganda, World Health Organization And Congo discussed on Morning Edition
"The World Health Organization is calling an urgent meeting tomorrow. It's in response to the spread of Ebola from Democratic Republic of the Congo to Uganda. With virus has claimed its first two victims NPR's Fabien, Quist arcton has more Uganda's health ministry says a five year old boy, and now his grandmother have died from Bala. They traveled to Uganda from eastern Congo with other family members Uganda's, health minister Jane Ruth, Jiang, says they've long been on the alert for cross-border Bala cases hopping in the country is not come in vegetate night, Muslim footing. Hundred people have died of bona in combo ten months into the outbreak of the virus, which has now crossed into
New Ebola cases in Uganda raise fears of further spread
"The World Health Organization is calling an urgent meeting tomorrow. It's in response to the cross spread of Ebola from Democratic Republic of Congo to Uganda, where the virus has claimed its first two victims and beers. Favier Quist arcton reports the meat. In Geneva will determine whether the Ebola outbreak constitutes. An international emergency Uganda's health ministry says a five year old boy now his grandmother have died from Ebola. They traveled to Uganda from eastern Congo with other family members Uganda's, health minister, Jane Ruth, ageng says they've long been on the let for cross-border Ebola cases. An industry is not something that you take ninety one of more than fourteen hundred people have died of bona in combo ten months into the outbreak of the virus, which has now crossed
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"A new contract fell apart the union represents about ninety five percent of pilots in Denmark, Norway, Sweden. There's no word on when ago she will resume fearing, flooding and mudslides. The government of Mozambique is urging people in areas of the north struck by cyclone, Kenneth dec- higher ground immediately. The storm hit Thursday with the force of a category. Four hurricane and theon of heavy Quist arcton reports this heavy rainfall in the main city in Mozambique's northern most couple of Guidon province, which was in the of cycling, Kenneth the authorities are asking people living in low-lying areas to seek highground the UN says an aerial reconnaissance and assessment of the area Saturday showed. Some coastal settlements flattened by the cyclone. Jim Connell of the UN's humanitarian agency describes what she saw as hot breaking these villages have been entirely wiped out. They look like they've been run over by a bulldozer. More rain is focused in the UN says nearly seven hundred thousand people could be at risk urgently needing food drinking water and shelter in northern Mozambique off Evie Quist arcton NPR news at eighty five years old and after thirty years. Japan's Emperor Akihito is to advocate his throne this week. He'll become the first monarch to step down in Japan. In two hundred years is son bliss thrown I'm Nora raum. NPR news. Support for NPR comes from NPR stations. Other contributors include the Andrew w Mellon foundation..
Death toll jumps to 38 after Mozambique's latest cyclone
"Hearing flooding and mudslides. The government of Mozambique is urging people in areas of the north hit by cyclone Kenneth to seek higher ground immediately. Five deaths are blamed on the storm which Thursday with a force of a category. Four hurricane NPR's. Ofeibea? Quist arcton reports the cyclone comes just six weeks after another swept through Mozambique farther, south killing hundreds. There's heavy rainfall in the main city in Mozambique's northern most couple did guy do province, which was in the eye of cycling. Kenneth the authorities are asking people living in low-lying areas to seek higher ground. The UN says an aerial reconnaissance and assessment of the area Saturday showed some coastal settlements flattened by the cyclone. Jim McConnell of the UN's humanitarian agency OSHA describes what she saw as hot breaking these villages have been entirely wiped out. They look like they've been run over by a bulldozer. More rain is focused on the UN says nearly seven hundred thousand people could be at risk clean. Eating food drinking water and shelter in northern
The Latest: French protesters demand attention from Macron
"Sixty thousand police officers have been deployed across France authorities guarding against violence amid today's latest yellow vest protests. NPR's Fibi Quist arcton is in Paris. She reports at yellow vest. Protesters say they to regret Monday's fire Notre Tom cathedral that they remain angry. President Emmanuel Macron government leading French political commentator case about says president Emmanuel Macron's mimic of recite off to the nuclear energy and front briefly uniting and forgetting political divisions is over he says, the French are demanding solutions to pressing social and econ. Comic woes people say what of course, I'm very important. We have to rebuild. But what about what about the end of the month? What about our daily providence? Not historical problems on says Michael will have to deliver soon. Interior minister stuff gets the warns that the annexed movement blamed for violence in pasta stations and accused of hijacking the intimate yet of protests is again planning
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"Live from NPR news in Culver City, California. Dwayne Brown attorney general William bar released the four hundred forty eight page Muller report to members of congress. And the public today repeatedly saying there was no collusion between Americans and the Russian government's illegal efforts to meddle with a twenty sixteen presidential election. But as NPR's detro- tells us, the Muller report lays out in great detail, the interest members of Trump's campaign had in working with figures connected to the Russian government for all the ways that President Trump has attacked the media over the last few years a lot of the reporting on the investigation, especially when it comes to obstruction of Justice has been incredibly accurate a lot of the conversations about whether or not to fire James Comey, whether or not to interfere in the investigation to try and remove Robert Muller, a lot of the stuff that we would read about in newspaper reports and other reports is almost word. For word in this mother report. And I think that goes to the, you know to the credit of the reporters who dug into this NPR's, Scott detro- in Paris. Hundreds of French firefighters who fought the blaze at Notre Dom cathedral. This week are being honored today by president Emmanuel Macron NPR's ofeibea Quist arcton reports full hundred five fighters battled the flames that left into the sky through the burning forest as the ancient wouldn't be that made up the roof look old the wood was from trees that no longer grow in France. The firefighters couldn't save the roof own Notre Dame famous which came crashing down. But ficials say swift action saved the to bel- towels and the main structure of the cathedral praising the firefighters deputy interior minister, the whole news says it was a close corn and FRANZ came to within fifteen to thirty minutes of losing the entire structure as investigations continue into the coals of the cross people in fronts and beyond a keen to offer their services in the restoration of. Of not for them cathedral. Ofeibea Quist arcton, this is NPR. And you're listening to WNYC. I'm Jimmy Floyd. The New York City health department department of investigation rather has concluded that mayor de Blasios violated conflict of interest rules when soliciting donations from his former nonprofit organization Greg Smith is a reporter for the new site. The city and uncovered a report on the probe which says the mayor asked for money from people doing business with his administration. Smith says one of the donors was a developer who had run into problems with building inspector's. So while that's happening. The mayor calls up the toll brothers developer and say and solicits donation and stop work. Order was rescinded in the past mayor de Blasio has said that he followed all ethics rules when asking for donations to the nonprofit now to the health department in New York City health officials have issued. Some Ince's to the parents of three children for failing to get them vaccinated amid the measles outbreak. The health department says an investigation found three children who had been exposed to the measles. But didn't get the vaccine parents must appear at a hearing and could face up to a one thousand dollar fine. The city has also shuttered more Yeshivas for failing to hand over vaccination records for their students. Officials say a preschool that was closed down last week for not complying with the order has opened back up under the health department's supervision and officials in a small New Jersey school district just came across the sixth swastika written on school property in five months. WNYC's? Matt Katz reports the swastika was found in the six four girls bathroom at summit middle school in Union County. According to an announcement by the superintendent first reported by the tap into new site. That's the fourth swastika in the middle school since November two more of been found in the high school WNYC report swastikas in summit in January. Because it's one of the many towns throughout the region that have seen a surge in the hate symbol in public spaces in summit. No perpetrators have been publicly identified the Anti-Defamation League of New York. New Jersey said students must be educated about the atrocities of anti-semitism and all forms of hates tonight, patchy drizzle and a chance of showers. We'll have a low around forty nine degrees. Tomorrow, Friday showers are likely throughout the day. But a high near sixty eight degrees, and we're looking at rain on the weekend as well. Currently, it's sixty degrees. And it's partly cloudy in central park at four thirty five. Support for NPR comes from WNYC members. And from the main office of tourism with wild landscapes and rugged coast to inspire original lifestyles and authentic adventures main offers travelers and opportunity to discover.
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"Power Thursday. Toppling the longtime leader NPR's ofeibea Quist arcton reports representatives of the pro democracy. Protesters have met with Sudan's new military leaders to present their demands momentus developments continue in Sudan where determined demonstrators insist on the immediate formation of an interim civilian administration. However, they've indicated they may be prepared to accept competent military representatives in the leadership the fed manning charges tonight in as many days is sounding a conciliatory note, new tenant general defector ability on Bootle on as cold for dialogue, and is promising a return to civilian government within two years. He's also lifting a few and says detainees held over a month street. Protests incident will be released. These concessions full short of the demands of protesters who'd cold for the ousted president's resignation along with what they described as his entire corruptly or have Yaqub. Stockton NPR news. North Korean leader Kim Jong Hoon says he is open to a third summit with President Trump with conditions Kim told his country's parliament. He thinks the talks are important that he's willing to meet again as long as the US offers acceptable new terms for a deal by the end of the year. Trump says talks between the two men broke down in February because they couldn't come up with an agreement on sanctions relief or nuclear facilities. Trump met with South Korea's president at the White House this week telling moon Jae in he's interested in striking grand bargain, but not interested in making incremental progress. Morehouse college says transgender men can our enroll at the school, the nation's only all male historically, black college says it's a matter of inclusion and your Shena van Zandt has more the colleges new gender identity, admissions and matriculation policy applies to students who will enroll for the fall twenty twenty semester. The college is vice president announced that more houses proud to expand its emissions. Policy to consider trans men. He said the new policy affirms, the college's commitment to developing men with disciplined minds who will lead lives of leadership and service more houses policy requires all students self identify as men if a man transitions to being a woman that student will no longer be eligible to study at the school unless they are approved for an exemption by college committee,.
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"Leaks founder, Julian Assange is facing possible. Extradition to the United States on charges linked to the hacking of classified material British authorities arrested Assange Thursday at the Ecuadorian embassy in London where he spent nearly seven years being protected from prosecution in Swedish case that's been dropped as NPR's fibia Quist arcton reports. Ecuadorian officials now say that Assange violated the terms of this political asylum looking bedraggled and gaunt Julian Assange was bundled out of the Ecuadorian embassy into a waiting police van after Ecuador withdrew his protection at its mission. Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy hunt said it was about time. Assange moved on Julian Assange being held hostage in the Ecuadorian embassy. It's actually Julian Assange holding the door and embassy hostage in a situation that was absolutely intolerable for them. So this will now be decided independently by the British legal system, and that is the right outcome as his lawyer says the US is seeking his extradition to. Face charges of conspiracy to commit computer intrusion or maybe equi Stockton NPR. News London, Ohio has adopted one of the most destructive abortion laws in the land. The measure signed by governor Bill wind Thursday bands. Abortions wants a fetal heartbeat is detected. Ohio. Public radio's Joey Ingles has more less than twenty four hours after the Ohio legislature passed the abortion ban dewine signed it. Former governor John casick aweso Republican vetoed. The measure twice the wine says he knows will face a court challenge. New purpose. This Bill really to have a vehicle for the United States Supreme court. So that should be ready to do. So it could revisit some of his prior rulings. A handful of other states have passed similar laws that have been put on hold by the courts for NPR news. I'm Joe Ingles. And Columbus the Ryan hailing company. Uber has filed paperwork for its much anticipated initial. Public offering NPR's Camilla domino reports and Hooper also has platforms for moving food and free people around the world of taken more than ten billion Uber rides last year. The company brought in more than eleven billion dollars in revenue, but it's still operating at a loss and Uber has garnered a lot of bad press between an erotic founder deceptive business, practices and a self driving car that killed a pedestrian the company acknowledges it needs to restore its reputation. The company also says it would face challenges if it has to recognize drivers as employees ease rather than contractors Hoover. Smaller rival lift went public last month, it stocks popped on day one. But have since dropped significantly in price. Camilo domino NPR news on stock markets.
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"Shapiro chang. After seven years inside Ecuador's embassy in London. Julian Assange was thrown out today. British police took him into custody paving the way for his extradition to the US. The Justice department has charged him with conspiracy related to the leak of national security information while some have hailed Assange for exposing government secrets other say he has put US missions and staff at grave risk. We'll hear more about that in a few minutes that I understand why Assange took refuge at the Ecuadorian embassy in the first place. We're joined now from London by NPR's ofeibea, Quist arcton. Welcome greetings. So it has been a pretty dramatic day in London for Assange. Can you just briefly describe what has happened today at about ten o'clock local time, the British police arrived at the Ecuador's embassy way, you say he's been since two thousand twelve and invited in by the Ecuadorian? Government. They have led half carry Julian Assange who's looking on frail with a huge white bed out to the embassy. He was shouting this is unlawful this is unlawful and they bundled him into a waiting van. Can we just rewind the clock seven years? I mean what what was the co founder of WikiLeaks doing taking refuge in Ecuador's embassy in London in the first place, Julian Assange was accused of rape and molestation in Sweden, which was seeking his extradition. So in two thousand twelve he was in court in Britain, and he was out on bail. Now, he jumped bail said to speak, and he literally ducked into the Ecuador embassy, and he has been there ever since. So he has spent seven years inside an embassy his movement. Have been restricted for the past several years. How did he cope initially pretty well? I mean, we used to see Julian Assange on the balcony of the Ecuadorian embassy. Speaking almost holding court, then he was very confident he was confident because the then president of Ecuador was a friend of his he made one of these pronouncements from the embassy balcony back into listen. One hundred.
Ebola cases rising in DR Congo
"The health ministry and the Democratic Republic of Congo confirms. Fifteen new cases of Ebola in a single day as NPR's ofeibea Quist arcton tells us the outbreak now exceeds one thousand people Congo has health ministry says there have been Fritsch cases of Ebola in two places in North Kivu province indicating the virus is spreading seven months after this. Latest outbreak began rampant, insecurity and persistent mistrust are hampering the response some local communities who for years been dealing with armed conflict in parts of eastern Congo are suspicious of Ebola health workers, despite a trial vaccine and experimental treatments centers have repeatedly been attacked or destroyed the epidemic in troubled eastern, Congo is the world's second. Most deadly Ebola outbreak the World Health Organization has warned of the high risk of the virus spreading within
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"Committee that they say Democrats have rejected Democrats say an investigation would be best left to law enforcement Fairfax's repeatedly denied accusations that he sexually assaulted the to win in the early two thousands for NPR news. I'm Roberta role Dan enrichment. This is NPR. Nigerians are voting today, and they're delayed presidential election. The election had initially been set for last Saturday, but officials postponed by a week citing logistical challenges. There are some reports today of violence and delays opening. Some polling stations the election is widely seen as a race between president Muhammadu Buhari and his main challenger, the former Vice President Atiku Abubakar Sudan's president has declared a year long state of emergency and fired his government NPR's febru- Quist arcton reports he's facing a sustained challenge. From protesters demanding his resignation Sudan has been rocked by nationwide demonstrations since mid-december against veteran, President Obama has an alibi. She has been in power for more than thirty years. A security crackdown has left scores of protesters dead. In a televised address Friday, but she has said he was spending Sudan's government. He also called for the postponement of discussions on constitutional changes that would allow him to run for a third term, but he did not rule out seeking reelection next year that contradicted. An earlier statement from Sudan spy chief who suggested Bashir would not run for president again and would step down as the governing party leader ofeibea Quist arcton NPR news, Applejack Russian media, say North Korean leader, Kim Jong own is on board and armored train bound for Vietnam. Russia's TASS news agency says train left today. But there's been no official word on Kim's travel plans a second summit between Kim and President Trump has to be held in Hanoi on Wednesday and Thursday..
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"It's all things considered from NPR news. I'm Audie Cornish. And I'm Mary Louise Kelley on the eve of key elections in Nigeria. Authorities in the state of Kaduna say more than sixty people including women and children have been killed in what appear to be communal clashes and reprisal attacks. Despite the troubles Nigerians are choosing a president lawmakers and governors tomorrow the presidential front runners are both in their seventies in Asian where the median age is eighteen from a Booja NPR's ofeibea Quist arcton reports how young people regard what's going on. There's been much talk about the youth vote in Nigeria this year. It's being called the youth. Boom, all the rising generation one of the groups spearheading the campaign to get younger Nigerians elected to public office is not too young to run last year. The campaign got a Bill into law, reducing the age of who can run for what office twenty eight year old Meriem lachey has been instrumental in that effort. It's not even up to a year later, but see in Nigeria has grown from six percent to twenty seven percent. That's a great jump. And we're hoping for bigger impact Nigeria is Africa's most populous nation and top economy and skews young yet. Many young people say politics and elections favor. The old the two leading presidential candidates president Mohammed Wadi and the opposition front-runner and former Vice President Atiku Abubakar are both in their seventies at thirty nine UNICEF a twig. Today is the youngest of five female candidates among more than seventy contenders chasing, the presidency. She's a beneficiary of the not too young to run law. I am now. The presidency Jews from fourteen to such a hut. 'and argue that Taipei is doing a better job that I quote adults can paint a Meriem Lau, she says that one of the major impediments for Nigeria's young candidates is money. Millions of dollars needed to finance any serious presidential run and cross.
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"Tragic day in our community suffered significant walls. They handle senseless criminal during a senseless crime. The suspect is twenty one year olds Zaphon Xaver who is from C bring until last year. He was a trainee prison guard. It's not clear if the shootings were related to a Bank robbery. This is NPR. Delegates to the organization of American states will hold an emergency meeting in Washington today to discuss Venezuela. The country's opposition leader one guy. Dope has taken the oath of office as interim president and he supported by the US. Embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has ordered US diplomats to leave his country, the outgoing president of Democratic Republic of Congo. Joseph Kabila says he is handing over power without regret. NPR's ofeibea Quist arcton reports he's asked Congolese citizens to support incoming president Felix Tshisikedi who's about to be inaugurated zippy less says he has no regrets relinquishing power of the eighteen years is goes president. A Joe p inherited after his father was assassinated in two thousand one Kabila has governed the vast mineral and metal rich Congo since he was twenty nine and in that time the country has emerged from a regional war that led to millions of deaths Kabila's refusal to step down, however off to the end of his constitutional. Two-term limit led to deadly protests last year Kabila eventually agreed to hold elections. A move that was supposed to herald Congo's democratic transfer of power but last month much delayed disputed presidential vote but used to surprise when a you say giddy with deep concern about the credibility of the election of February. Stockton NPR news Johannesburg former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori has been returned to prison to finish his twenty five year term for human rights crimes. Fujimori was pardoned a little more than a year ago by Preuss former president, but that was overturned by judge. This is NPR support for NPR comes from tirerack offering a tire decision guide to help customers. Find tires that fit their car and driving conditions with an at work of more than seven thousand independent installers, tirerack dot com. Helping drivers find deliver.
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"For NPR news. I'm Diane worsening in New Haven, the Democratic Republic of Congo's constitutional court is. Confirming the presidential victory of failing six she say K D last month, but NPR's ofeibea Quist arcton reports defeated opposition candidate claims. He's the only legitimate President Madam, you lodged an appeal with Congo's constitutional court, contesting the provisional presidential results that challenge was dismissed and the court has declared physics kid, the new president and lead with our intervention by African leaders expressing serious doubts about the integrity of the vote and urging Congo to suspend the final declaration of the result appears to have failed, but for you is not giving up accusing the court outgoing President Joseph Kabila, and she said the of a constitutional coup fire, you knew supporters allege a deal to fix the vote. After Kabila's preferred successor performed poorly in the election and say cheese, Katie has agreed to Kabila retaining influence and given him immunity assurances of heavy Akwa. Stockton NPR news Johannesburg. This is NPR. This is WNYC in New York. I'm Lance lucky New York Senator and democratic presidential hopeful Kirsten gillibrand says President Trump's approach to border security is misguided and by tying immigration to terrorism. He has confused America immigration is not about terrorism, and you should separate out those two things because we need to invest more money to keep our country safe from terrorism to stop human trafficking to stop gun trafficking. Stop drug-trafficking speaking on ABC's this week. She joined democratic leaders in rejecting President Trump's plan to give certain undocumented immigrants who came to the US as children three more years of protection in exchange for five point seven billion dollars to build the border wall. Trump presented it as a compromise. Gillibrand campaigned in Iowa this weekend days after announcing she's running for president in twenty twenty. Meanwhile, local TPS holders say Democrats are right in rejecting President Trump's proposal to grant them three more years of protection from deportation and exchange for the border wall. Perla canal. Alice says that she's had temporary protected status since it was offered after the devastating nineteen ninety eight hundred hurricane. She says she shouldn't be sent back because she's had a life here with four children and a job at the Staten Island mall. Every week. I pay my tax. I never in my lion throw in this country. I do the right team. You're not all the time. I'm good. Hondurans are among more than three hundred thousand TPS holders,.
Congo Court Affirms Results of Contested Presidential Election
"The Democratic Republic of Congo's constitutional court is. Confirming the presidential victory of failing six she say K D last month, but NPR's ofeibea Quist arcton reports defeated opposition candidate claims. He's the only legitimate President Madam, you lodged an appeal with Congo's constitutional court, contesting the provisional presidential results that challenge was dismissed and the court has declared physics kid, the new president and lead with our intervention by African leaders expressing serious doubts about the integrity of the vote and urging Congo to suspend the final declaration of the result appears to have failed, but for you is not giving up accusing the court outgoing President Joseph Kabila, and she said the of a constitutional coup fire, you knew supporters allege a deal to fix the vote. After Kabila's preferred successor performed poorly in the election and say cheese, Katie has agreed to Kabila retaining influence and given him
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"Good morning an offer or rejection. Are we any closer to ending the government shutdown? We'll explore air. Traffic controllers are affected by the shutdown. And they've been leafleting passengers at airports warning of the consequences, which could be very serious. And while the political crisis continues here over the pond there is also chaos Brexit, and what it will mean for American businesses. Plus, we have an investigation into a tunnel disaster in Appalachia almost a century ago. Also, the music of Taurel ima- it's Sunday January twentieth. All that after the headlines in this newscast coming up right now. Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Barbara Klein Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell says he'll bring President Trump's latest border security proposal up for vote this week. It'll need a sixty vote majority and NPR's Scott detro- reports it's not likely to win enough democratic support to pass the democratic stance has been what it's been all along. They're saying we need to reopen the government first, and then we will negotiate on these border issues. House Democrats have passed several bills doing that the Senate is in voting on them as for the president's offer itself. They're pointing out the president is getting everything he wants here that five point seven billion dollars for a border wall. And he's offering short-term restoration of two programs that he was the one who made the decision to end. So Democrats do not appear to be moved some Republicans also opposed Trump's plan. They say it offers amnesty Senator Lindsey Graham has been holding talks in Pakistan trying to convince. Leaders there to back talks between neighbouring Afghanistan and the Taliban. The US has been holding talks with the Taliban for months Graham, says when he returns to Washington he plans to urge President Trump to take his talks a step further and meet with Pakistani prime minister, Imran Khan, Pakistan is a nuclear armed country. It is in our interest to make sure it stays stable and moving forward not going backward. Is in a region where they can make a huge difference. So I'm going to go back and talk to President Trump about my meeting with prime minister Khan. I'm going to urge him to meet with the prime minister as soon as practical Graham, also says the US and Pakistan should enter into a free trade agreement. He says Pakistan is a good market for the US and trade would be a game changer for Pakistan a Saudi led coalition has launched air strikes in Yemen. For the first time since a ceasefire plan was agreed to last month for the key port city of data is NPR's. Jane Arraf reports the strikes targeted the capital Saana about one hundred forty miles away the coalition says it was targeting a military base in drones at Santa's international airport. The rebel-held. Government says the strikes hit a food factory near the airport and plastics factory. That's despite talks in December in which the two sides agreed to a plan for a ceasefire. And the withdrawal of forces from the Red Sea port of data who the rebels earlier this month dropped bombs carried by drones on a military parade near the government held. City of Aden, killing at least seven people, including a military intelligence chief Yemen civil war started five years ago when rebels captured the capital the fighting has killed tens of thousands of civilians. The UN says more than twenty million more people are at risk of starvation Jana wrath NPR news, Baghdad this is NPR. In Northern Ireland. Police say two men are under arrest in connection with a car bombing in Londonderry last night. Investigators suspect new IRA dissidents are behind the attack. No one was killed. The Democratic Republic of Congo's constitutional court is confirming the presidential victory of Fe leaks Chiesa, Katie, but NPR's ofeibea Quist arcton reports a defeated opposition candidate is proclaiming himself. The only legitimate president Martin who lodged an appeal with Congo's constitutional court, contesting the provisional presidential results that challenge was dismissed and the court has declared physics. She say you the new president and eleventh hour intervention by African leaders expressing serious doubts about the integrity of the vote and urging Congo to suspend the final declaration of the results appears to have failed. But for you is not giving up accusing the court outgoing President Joseph Kabila, and she said Katie of a constitutional coup. Fi you knew supporters allege a deal to fix the vote. After Kabila's preferred successor performed poorly in the election and say, gee, said Katie has agreed to Kabila retaining influence and given him immunity is your..
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"But she is currently in prison. She has an inmate number she behind bars, the FBI the department of Justice and Saint Louis police declined to comment Danielle has low NPR news, Washington. You're listening to NPR. Our news from Washington. A top North Korean diplomat is in Washington to meet with secretary of state. Mike Pompeo, Kim Yang troll could also go to the White House to meet President Trump. The visit is intended to lay groundwork for a potential second summit between Trump and North Korean leader, Kim Jong UN neither the US nor North Korea have confirmed the diplomats trip. The African Union is urging Democratic Republic of Congo to delay announcing the final results of the disputed presidential election. NPR's ofeibea Quist arcton reports the AU says it has serious doubts about the integrity of provisional results. An unusually strongly-worded assessment from the African Union expresses deep concern about the accuracy of Congo's presidential vote app. Come a vigorous AU statement is calling on the election commission to suspend declaring the final results. Provisional returns gave victory to oppositon leader Felix. Katie a move contested by another opposition front-runner, Montana. You fight you alleges vote fraud and. It says gee, take out Bank. President Joseph Kabila have made a deal for you knew has taken his legal challenge to congress constitutional court in an apparent move to stave off more, political, instability and possible violence, the African Union says hold fire while it dispatches, a high level delegation to Congo. Ofeibea Quist arcton NPR news Johannesburg. There's a total lunar eclipse coming late on Sunday night. The best viewing will be close to midnight on the east coast. The site space dot com says the eclipse will last about an hour. There is an added feature the moon is at one of its closest points to the earth. So the super moon.
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"From NPR news in Washington, I'm korva Coleman. A federal judge has ruled against the Trump administration in its effort to add a question about citizenship to the twenty twenty cents is the decision is likely to be appealed and may set up a supreme court challenge. The Trump administration says it wants the question added to ensure voting rights, but opponents say it will discourage households with non-citizens from participating they say that could skew the results of the wanna decade national headcount, the confirmation hearing has begun for President Trump's nominee to be attorney general William bar is before the Senate Judiciary committee committee chairman, South Carolina, Republican Lindsey Graham is pleased with bars choice. Our thank the president. For nominating. Somebody who is worthy of the job cool understand on day. One what the job is about. And can right this ship over there. William Barr served as attorney general previously during President George H W Bush's administration. The partial government shutdown is now in its twenty fifth day NPR's Windsor Johnston reports there's still no sign of a compromise between President Trump and congressional Democrats over funding for a southern border wall. Trump on Monday rejected calls to temporarily reopened the government while talks on border security continue the president also appears to be backing down from declaring a national emergency. As a way to bypass congress to secure the money. He wants for US Southern border wall. The impasse between the White House and democratic leaders is now in its fourth week with both sides remaining firm in their positions. The administration says a physical barrier is the only way to effectively protect the border Democrats refused to fund a wall calling it ineffective and immoral Windsor. Johnston. NPR news Washington there are reports. Explosions and gunfire in Kenya's capital. The Somali Islamist group Al Shabaab is claiming responsibility for an attack NPR's ofeibea Quist arcton says there are images of flames from a hotel complex the affluent Westlands neighbourhood of Nairobi shot into the headlines in Kenya. After a deadly terrorist attack on the main shopping mall there back in two thousand seventeen. Now witnesses report hearing blasts and a volley of gunshots at the large do sit hotel complex in Westland. Which also houses businesses and banks one report says four men entered the compound police have been rushed to the scene and the head of Kenya's criminal investigations director has apparently arrived there an injured people are being carried away from the affected area in recent years. Kenya has been rocked by terror attacks blamed on Somalia's, Al Shabaab extremist group, which was responsible for the west gate mall attack nearly six years ago. Ofeibea Quist arcton NPR news Johannesburg on Wall Street. The Dow Jones industrial. Average is up one hundred twenty four points at twenty four thousand thirty four the NASDAQ is up ninety six points or nearly one and a half percent. You're listening to NPR and from KCRW, I'm Cheri Glazer with state and local headlines LA public school. Teachers are off the job for second day today as they strike over a pay class sizes and resources substitutes are on the job. And the district is urging parents to send their kids to schools saying, it's the safest place for them to be. But only about one hundred forty one thousand students turned up yesterday less than a third of the district's enrollment. And may the kids who did show up basically sat in auditoriums and watched movies at San Pedro elementary school near downtown LA only about a quarter of the students were present fifth-grader. Connor Gabriela said, it was kind of a waste of time faith,.
Congo's Catholic church challenges surprise win of opposition leader
"We go now to Congo where provisional election results have handed the presidency to an opposition leader for the very first time another opposition front runner has rejected the outcome. And as NPR's ofeibea Quist arcton reports from can Shahzada Congo's, powerful Catholic church immediately disputed the results, it's important to note, how well respected the Roman Catholic church is in Congo Africa's leading Catholic country. So when bishops raise a red flag, people, listen and today's statement was highly anticipated last week, the bishops announced that the forty thousand observers they deployed for the December thirtieth suit indicated a clear winner, though, they did not name that person they urged Congo's election commission to ensure that its results were true and reflected the will of the voters Servando. The latest. Today's spokesman for the Catholic Bishops Conference Reverend donors in surely said that did not happen. He said the electoral commissions declaration of opposition leader kitty as the provisional winner of the presidential vote did not tally with the church's own
Congo opposition leader declared winner in long-delayed election
"After a long day. Feel Felix Chiesa Katie has been declared the provisional winner of the presidential election in Democratic Republic of Congo. NPR's? February Quist arcton reports he's the son of Congo's late veteran opposition leader, Katie appears to have succeeded where his father Etienne Tshisekedi failed to become the elected president of the fifty five year old has never before held elected office and is best known for being his father's son.
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"Mass and Kiev's ancient saints of fear cathedral. President petro per shaneco was running for reelection is celebrating the economy of Ukraine's orthodox church as one of his main achievements over the weekend. The spiritual leader of eastern orthodoxy in Istanbul. Officially recognized Ukrainian church as one of fifteen orthodox denominations the move. As angered the Russian Orthodox church the central authority for Ukrainian believers since the seventeenth century Ukrainians have wanted their own church in part because of the closeness between the Russian church and the Kremlin. Lucian Kim NPR news Moscow. The Dow is up one hundred sixty two points. This is NPR news. Thousands of people across northern California are beginning their work week without electricity. After winter storm down trees and power lines. Last night nearly ninety thousand customers across the Sacramento area loss electricity by this morning. Some thirteen thousand people reportedly were still without power a portion of a major interstate highway that had been shut down due to white out conditions in. The Sierra Nevada was reopened today. A short-lived coup attempt in Gabon appears to be over NPR's. If AB Quist arcton reports the government of the ailing and absent president, who's recovering from a suspected stroke says it has arrested the plotters who are all junior military officers again as government spokesman trauma, Penghu say they've regained control of the national radio station which soldiers seized in the early hours and read out a belligerent statement, claiming they will restoring democracy. The spokesman insisted that everything was back to normal in Gabor the family. Fifty nine year old President Ali Bongo on Dimba who succeeded his late father in two thousand nine has been in charge of oil rich gobble for fifty years. But we always believed who had a stroke in Saudi Arabia in October, and is now recovering in Morocco. The young soldiers announced that he was clearly not in a fit state to govern. The attempted coup is an indication of political instability in a divided gobble where Bongo one disputed elections in two thousand sixteen ofeibea Quist arcton NPR news, king Chesa. The NASDAQ composite index is up nearly one and a half percent. The S and P five hundred is up more than one percent. The Dow is up more than half a percent, I'm Lakshmi Singh. NPR news. Support for NPR comes from NPR stations. Other contributors include gnome, offering a personalized weight loss program that uses psychology and small goals to change habits with the goal of losing weight and keeping it off for good. Learn more at Nome in O, M dot com. When it comes to the government, shutdown, Democrats and Republicans are talking past each other. Immorality. It's not.
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"Not undermining our Bill per se. He's undermining with American public ones. Among many other things the Bill would require automatic voter registration and boost the cloud of small donors in elections. It would tell the supreme court to get a code of ethics and it would make the president release his tax returns. Peter over. For be NPR news, Washington Thailand's first tropical storm in decades is lashing tourist areas of the country waves are up to fifteen feet high. The BBC's Jonathan head reports from Bangkok that landfall is expected later today in the southeast of the country storms are common in the Gulf of Thailand at this time of the year. But that hasn't been one this powerful for thirty years in the past such storms killed hundreds of people this time. The authorities say they are prepared for storm surges of up to five meters. Ordering the evacuation of several thousand people living right next to the sea in the province of Nakhon. Si Temer at this is peak season for Thailand's beach resorts and found of tourists have already left the holiday islands of Costa movie, Catala and Kapanen the man who helped to create an leads Southwest Airlines his died. Herb Kelleher was eighty seven years old Keller was a lawyer in San Antonio. When it climbed proposed the idea of a low cost airline back in the sixties today. Southwest carries more passengers within the US than any other airline. This is NPR. In women's college basketball. The university of Connecticut lost its first regular season game after one hundred twenty six straight wins last night. Greg Allen reports district dates back to two thousand fourteen when the Yukon women were beaten by Stanford this time Baylor proved to be the nemesis, and it's sixty eight fifty seven win over the top ranked huskies now eleven and one this season the game took place on the lady bears homecourt in Waco. The huskies only lead came in the opening minute of the game. When they scored the first basket, influential Catholic bishops and Democratic Republic of Congo say that based on results they've seen from Sunday's presidential vote. There is a clear winner. Among the twenty one candidates, but NPR's ofeibea Quist arcton says the church did not name a presumed Victor after another government warning that only the election commission has the mandate to announce the outcome. The pressure is on congress Catholic Bishops Conference has urged the election commission to be truthful and accurate when it declared the presidential election results to avoid political unrest. The bishops preliminary report says the. Results. They have so far indicate a clear winner, and the will of the Congolese people must be reflected in results expected Sunday. The information minister has warned again that only the commission is legally mandated to announce the outcome. The catch deployed sounds of observers nationwide for last week's presidential vote. The bishops assessment noted a number of irregularities, including more than a third of polling stations missing election material at opening time and new voting machines that jammed ofeibea Quist arcton NPR news, king Chesa, and I'm deal. Willman NPR news in Washington. Support for NPR comes from NPR stations. Other contributors include zoom zoom offers cloud video conferencing, online meetings and video conference room solution in one platform, featuring digital video and audio with screen sharing account registration and more at zoom dot US. On January, seventh Gavin Newsom will become California's fortieth governor, and we'll have live coverage of his inauguration. I'm Marie so Llagas Jamie for analysis of California's next leader and his vision for the state, you'll hear Houston's inaugural address area action from the steps of the state capital. Tune in for the inauguration of Gavin Newsom on Monday, January seven at eleven AM cake, you eighty public radio. Child care and early education are a couple.
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"Of course on the air here on between four thirty and six thirty this afternoon. More of morning edition coming right up. Last year's performance by financial markets was the worst in ten years. NPR's new king? We'll talk to David Wessel of the Brookings Institution about the economic and political implications on the twenty nineteen markets. Now news from NPR on public radio on a Thursday morning at three thirty. Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Dave Mattingly. Democrats take control of the house today as the new congress convenes, California. Democrat Nancy Pelosi is likely to be elected speaker. A partial government shutdown is nearing the two week. Mark President Trump and congressional leaders will meet again tomorrow to try to narrow their differences on a government spending plan. The president insists the partial shutdown will continue until he gets the money. He wants for a border wall after talks with Trump yesterday. Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer offer at his advice. Open up the government as we continue to debate. What is the best way to secure our border, many national parks in the US are closed because of the partial government shutdown. Others are short staffed NPR's Nathan rot says that's the case in California kings Canyon National parks, like many others across the country. Had remained open to visitors throughout the government shutdown but on Tuesday officials there announced foreclosures of both parks. Exciting unsanitary and unhealthy bathroom facilities. Overflowing trash receptacles and illegal campfires among other not so good activities in many states, California included volunteers and groups have stepped in to try to maintain park facilities on their own. But as more areas, get overrun more are closing all together. Nathan NPR news. This is NPR news from Washington. Somalia is expelling the UN special envoy, Nicolas Fink Haysom NPR's ofeibea Quist arcton says, hey, some is accused of interfering in Somalia's affairs and overreaching his diplomatic authority. So money has government is accused the secretary general special envoy of bringing shame upon the UN by behaving as if he was the Buddha of Somalia fing hasten had voiced concern about the alleged killing by the security forces of about fifteen protesters linked to a former Al Shabaab, militant leader, Mark terrible. The UN provides training stipends and uniforms for Somalia's army. The ex step not leader of the extremist ultra baton Roble announced in October that he intended to run for the leadership of Somalia south west state, but was banned by the authorities who said he had not relinquished his extremist ideologies. He was detained last month. Ofeibea Quist arcton NPR news can Chesa China is celebrating. A first Atlanta the spacecraft on the far side of the moon today. More than three weeks after launch it marks. The first such landing on the side of the moon facing away from earth also known as the dark side stocks in Asia ended the day in negative territory after apple lowered its sales forecast for China. The company sites slower sales of iphones. This is Apple's first revenue forecast cut in almost twelve years. It sent Wall Street futures lower this morning. I'm Dave Mattingly in Washington on the next fresh air Adam McKay tax about directing the new film vice about Dick Cheney, perhaps the most powerful vice president in American history is nominated for six Golden Globes and stars Christian bale as Cheney vice combines investigative journalism,.
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"To take. Yes. For an answer. We have taken their proposals unamended by any house bipartisan amendments, but but just staying true to what the Senate has already done. The Senate majority leader says he's hopeful they'll be able to reach an agreement in the coming days and weeks, but Mitch McConnell says the Senate will only vote on a measure supported by both Democrats and President Trump. Members of congress are set to be seated tomorrow, but it's still unclear when North Carolina's ninth district will have representation as NPR's miles parks reports, the North Carolina State board of elections was supposed to meet on January eleventh and go over evidence related to potential election fraud, but that hearing is now postponed indefinitely because the state board doesn't currently have any members a court ordered the previous board dissolve last week. And it's still unclear when a new board will be seated. In the meantime, staff investigators with the state board who continue to look into North Carolina's district specifically whether any vote by mail ballots were manipulated or handle the legally as a number of voters have alleged, but any public hearings, and ultimately the decision on whether to certify the election or call for a new one we'll have to wait until the state board is filled miles parks. NPR news stocks finished slightly higher on Wall Street on the first trading day of the new year. The Dow rose a fraction of a percent. You're listening to NPR. Observer missions from the Democratic Republic of Congo. Have given a qualified endorsement to the country's long-delayed elections. That's NPR's ofeibea Quist arcton tells us there were some logistical issues as well as violence African Union and regional southern African observers concluded that Congo's elections were relatively well-managed and voting generally, peaceful. But they noted that many polling stations opened late and voters were not sufficiently well trained on new voting machines, local Congolese church and civic monitors reported that scores of machines were.
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"Hezbollah or closer together to make sure that we get this right Netanyahu said he wants to intensify. Israel's intelligence and operational cooperation with the US to counter Iran in Syria and throughout the Middle East. Israeli media report the Netanyahu lobbied Trump to carry out the US troop withdrawal gradually. Trump tweeted Monday that it will happen slowly NPR's. Daniel estrin. In the Democratic Republic of Congo. Internet access has been cut a radically reduced for the second straight day following Sunday's vote to replace President Joseph Kabila from Kinshasa NPR's ofeibea Quist arcton reports the move to cut internet connections and suspend SMS services in Congo has been sharply criticized by election observers from the Catholic church and the civic coalition as well as media organizations, the US and other western powers, senior Congolese government officials say limiting internet access is to preserve public order following the circulation on social media of fictitious election results, which they say could lead to kale's restrictions are likely to apply until complete presidential which was also released expected January sixth the FM signal of popular Radio, France International a much. Listen to source of news in Congo has been scrambled in another development reflecting nervous tension in Congo, often long delayed elections meant to usher in the first democratic transfer of power of the acquis dogs and NPR. News can Chesa space. Scientists are celebrating today after successfully receiving data from now says new horizon spacecraft about an icy space rock that is four billion miles from earth. The ice rock is nicknamed ultimate totally an estimated to be about twenty two miles across the lead. Scientists on this mission says this is the farthest exploration by the United States spacecraft in the history of humankind. And it did so spectacularly I'm doin' psycho. Tau?.
Delays, frustrations mark Congo's presidential election
"Snyder voters and Democratic Republic of Congo going to the polls today for a long delayed presidential election. The vote has been repeatedly postponed over the past couple of years NPR, so Fabien Quist arcton does Incan Chasa. She'd reports nearly forty million people are eligible to vote to volt in. What could Mark Congo's first democratic transfer of power the build up to these much-anticipated elections has been somewhat fought with violence in some incidents, especially in eastern Congo opposition candidates, saying that their supporters came under attack from the security forces and in three areas of Congo in Benny and group Tembo at the epicenter of the Ebola outbreak, and they have been communal clashes in in the west voting has been delayed until much opposition candidates say this is absolutely out of order disenfranchising more. Than a
U.S. withdrawal from Syria will have 'dangerous implications' for stability
"Alexander Salazar is accused of sexually abusing a minor back in the nineteen nineties until now he served as an auxiliary Bishop for the archdiocese of Los Angeles the same archdiocese that knew about this accusation for well over a decade LA archbishop Jose Gomez said in a statement that Salazar has consistently denied any wrongdoing. Even so he said local law enforcement investigated the alleged molestation back in two thousand and two. And ultimately, the LA county district attorney's office decided not to prosecute Salazar's resignation punctuates a trying year for pope Francis. Who's seen the churches infamous sex abuse scandal resurface in the US for NPR news? I'm Benjamin Gottlieb in Los Angeles. As expected the Federal Reserve says it's raising short-term interest rates for the fourth time this year. This is NPR news from Washington. Democratic Republic of Congo was due to hold elections on Sunday. But as NPR's ofeibea Quist arcton reports, there's a chance the voting could be postponed. Tension is mounting in Congo as rumors fly about whether Sunday's much delayed. Elections will be postponed it pains delivery. Averting materials is way behind schedule in the vast country and the election commission went be ready in time a commission spokesman Jean-Pierre Columba told the BBC a delay could not be ruled out don't do everything possible to be ready for December twenty three Columba says. But if that's not possible, we won't jeopardize the vote simply because we didn't want to delay it by four or five days or a week. We want to do this properly. Many Congolese had predicted a delay in highly anticipated elections outgoing President Joseph Kabila said he wanted to be flawless of the acquis. Stockton NPR news can Chesa three crew members from the international space station are back on earth. After spending more than six months in space. Nasa Serena on and chancellor, a Russian cosmonaut and an astronaut from Germany landed in Kazakhstan
Bodies buried, Congo turns to next Ebola outbreak
"Month on corruption charges the Democratic Republic of Congo has declared an end to. Its latest Ebola outbreak NPR's ofeibea Quist arcton reports that the Congolese health ministry says there have been no new cases of the virus over the past six weeks about thirty people died after, being infected with Ebola which was, first detected in, Congo's northwest in April that's far fewer than the thousands of people. Killed by the. Virus during many months The break in three west. African nations in two thousand fourteen before it was brought under control Dr Michael Ryan from the. World Health Organization emergency response unit says the deployment of an experimental vaccine was key in this latest evola outbreak India Congo but that rapid. Action was also pivotal to knitting the spread the w.. H. o. says the successful strategy should. Make Congo confident it can tackle other diseases in. The vast nation in the heart of Africa ofeibea Quist arcton NPR news on. Asian stock market shares are mixed lower in Shanghai I'm Shay Stevens NPR news in Washington support for NPR comes from NPR stations other contributors include the George gun foundation working to make Cleveland, and northeast Ohio more globally competitive, livable sustainable and, just more information available at gun foundation dot org.
China's Xi visits Rwanda, 2nd stop on his Africa tour
"Not through sanctions or the support of opposition groups, for NPR news I'm Sarah Husseini President Trump directed a tweet at Iran overnight riding in all, cabs Trump warned, president Ruhani that he will face dire consequences for threatening the US at. A speech yesterday a high ranking Iranian officers dismissing the tweet says saying it's nothing but psychological warfare China's leaders in Africa his first two Tour, the continent since being, reappointed to a second term in March China's seeking deeper economic and military relations with African countries NPR's fibia Quist arcton reports on Xi. Jinping's four nation visit the began over the weekend president Xi Jinping kicked off his Africa in Senegal Beijing is the continent's biggest trading partner overtaking the US in, home sales to Africa in recent years China opened its military base on the continent in Djibouti last year Africa watches as, Beijing launches a high profile belt and Ruth project destined to the. Continent to China and other parts of Asia and Europe via a network of ports, railways and special economic zones meanwhile the White House mud in a trade war with China and tricky, negotiations with other pivotal economic. Partners is paying scant, attention, to Africa ofeibea Quist arcton. NPR news and you're, listening to NPR News A memorial services to be held today at, Modesto California for the bulldozer operator who died helping to fight the Ferguson fire burning near, Yosemite national, park but Martha with capital public..
South Africa celebrates Nelson Mandela on his 100th birthday
"Director Dan Coats that Moscow is still trying to influence US votes firefighters. Battling a deadly blazed near Yosemite national. Park are now, they seem more difficult conditions Jeremy Siegel from member, station k. q. e. d. reports That the blaze has killed one firefighter and injured two. Others firefighters in. This year national forest are working under hot and dry conditions along steep terrain and later this week forecasters expect thunderstorms to, produce a Radic gusty winds posing a threat to firefighters on the front line US forest service spokesman Jim McIntyre says fire commanders. Are, keeping a close eye on the conditions as they see storms moving this direction they will alert are people on the ground and they. Will disengage from the fire and move to an area of refugees thirty six year. Old. Firefighter died on Saturday after his bulldozer overturned and officials say to other firefighters suffered injuries on Tuesday for NPR news I'm Jeremy. Siegel at least, nineteen asylum seekers have drowned there the Mediterranean island nation. Of Cyprus as Joanna kakissis reports from Athens most. Of the one, hundred fifty migrants on board the. Ship have been rescued the Turkish coast guard rescued, one hundred and three migrants after their ship sank off The coast of northern. Cyprus which has been occupied, by Turkey since nineteen seventy four Turkey has long been a main. Launching point for migrants trying to cross the GNC to Greece which is part of the European Union in two thousand fifteen more than a million. Asylum-seekers many of, them fleeing wars in the Middle East made this dangerous crossing the EU was initially welcoming but, his people kept coming anti immigrant populace one out a 2016 deal with Turkey sharply reduced the number of migrants crossing the. GNC but they're still crossing the Mediterranean from North Africa to Italy and Spain for NPR news I'm, Joanna kakissis in Athens Israel's parliament has. Voted sixty two to fifty five to declare the country a. Nation state where only choose have, the right to self-determination lawmakers removed. Or provision that would've allowed the establishment of separate. Communities some Arab lawmakers denounced. The Bill is being biased. Against Arabs who make up twenty percent of Israel's population This is NPR news Tributes pouring in for, the late Nelson Mandela NPR's ofeibea Quist arcton reports that South Africa's first democratically elected president would have turned one. Hundred years old yesterday Nelson Mandela was sworn in as president in one, thousand nine hundred four four years after he. Was freed from prison never never and never. Again Sally, this, beautiful we're like hey the oppression off one another and suffer the indignity of. Being of the world let brain His widow Michelle told the BBC others must assess the legacy of Mandela using his clan name. My diva himself said it's up to those I have with two to, define what may league cities delivering the annual. Mandela lecture in Johannesburg Barack Obama told young. South Africans, to, gross the battle of freedom where Mandela and others liftoff of the acquis Stockton. NPR news A nonprofit called property of the people has, released thousands of pages of documents showing that. US intelligence officials kept Nelson Mandela under, surveillance after, his release from prison Mandela was on terrorism watchlist until two thousand eight five years. Before he died the Washington-based group says it. Sued the FBI CIA and other intelligence agencies as part of the freedom of information act case. That's ongoing on Asian stock market shares closed mostly lower on concerns about global trade disputes I'm Shay Stevens NPR news in Washington Support for NPR comes from NPR stations other contributors include Carnegie corporation of New York recognizing the contributions of American immigrants in it's great immigrants great American's program this.
Illinois passes Equal Rights Amendment, more than three decades after deadline
"Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Barbara Kline President Trump travels to Houston today where he'll address political fundraiser, but as NPR's Mara Liasson reports I up the president meets with Santa Fe high school survivors, family members and community leaders nearly two weeks after a shooting rampage there. President Trump is planning to meet with the families of the victims of the school shooting at Santa Fe high school yesterday at the White House, press briefing and elementary school student visiting the White House asked, press secretary, Sarah Sanders. What the administration would do to prevent more shootings. He said he had a lockdown drill at his school and he and his classmates worried they could get shot at school. Sarah Sanders, the mother of three choked back emotion as she answered him as a kid. And certainly as a parent, there is nothing that could be more terrifying for a kid to go to school and not feel safe. So I'm sorry that you feel that way. This administration takes it. Seriously. Sanders said the today in Houston. The president will personally offer his condolences and support. Mara Liasson NPR news. The Whitehouse banks are getting a break from a landmark rule that was put in place after the two thousand eight financial crisis. It blocks banks from trying to make money with speculative investments, but as NPR's, Chris Arnold reports, the Federal Reserve is considering changing it. The Volcker rule basically says that bag shouldn't be making risky bets at the Wall Street casino since they might make bad bets and collapse the industry says, it's too cumbersome too hard to comply with though and needs revisions. But Wall Street watchdog groups are nervous. Marcus Stanley is with Americans for financial reform. He says the proposed changes, let banks off the hook for proving that they're not doing that risky trading. This is moving Volcker rule much more toward a. We'll take your word for it kind of role. Regulators, say the intent of the rule will stay in place, but they wanna make changes to make it easier to comply with and easier to enforce Chris. Arnold. NPR news Illinois has approved the equal rights amendment, the thirty seven state to ratify it thirty eight would need to approve it and the deadline for that with nineteen seventy nine. But Rachel lot well of member station w. I s. reports supporters aren't giving up the equal rights. Amendment is brief. It asserts that right should not be denied on account of sex. It passed out of congress in nineteen seventy two before going to the states for ratification ultimately falling short. But you are a supporter still wants states to ratify it in hopes of eventual adoption. One more state is needed, Nevada passed it last year. Virginia is on track to expand Medicaid to cover hundreds of thousands of low income residents. The state's Republican controlled Senate approved legislation yesterday and democratic governor Ralph north MS dune assignment in the coming days. Medicaid expansion was a keep vision of the Affordable Care Act. This is NPR. Dr. Zimbabwe says presidential and parliamentary elections will be held on July thirtieth. It'll be the first vote since President. Robert Mugabe was driven from power last year NPR's ofeibea Quist arcton reports the current president who took power after the coup is promising free and fair elections president Emmerson mnangagwa's election date, Brooklyn nation ends months of feverish speculation. The July thirtieth vote marks a major development in the post Mugabe. Mnangagwa's is pledging a transparent election and for the first time in more than a decade. International observers have been invited to monitor the vote in this new era of freedom and hope. Mnangagwa's tweeted, we welcome all our international partners to celebrate him. Bob win democracy in action repeatedly disputed elections under Robert Mugabe were mod by political violence and rigging and intimidation Zimbabweans now want a credit. Vote and a fresh start or Feb. equa, Stockton NPR news. The US Pacific command has a new name Defense Secretary. Jim Mattis says, it's now called you. US Indo Pacific command Mattis calls the name change a recognition of relationships with Indian and Pacific Ocean allies. Asian stocks recovered most of yesterday's sharp losses. Japan's Nikkei rose, eight tenths of a percent, Hong Kong's, Hang sang climbed one point, one percent and the Shanghai composite gained one point, eight percent. I'm Barbara Klein NPR news in Washington.
Winnie Mandela, Nelson Mandela's ex-wife, dies at 81
"Faces scrutiny for its semi automated driving technology which apparently failed and may have led to a fatal crash then over the weekend president trump signaled his intention of cracking down on amazon for what he calls unfair business practices also weighing on the markets or the escalating trade wars between the us and other countries china says it will impose tariffs on us goods in retaliation for the trump administration promising to slap tariffs on aluminum and steel imports yuki noguchi npr news washington president trump's reportedly floated the idea of hosting russian leader vladimir putin at the white house here's npr's lucian kim putin's top foreign policy adviser yuri shake off says trump proposed holding the meeting at the white house during a march twentieth phone call lucia call himself a former ambassador to washington said russia expects to recently vacated diplomatic posts to gradually be filled up again last week the us kicked out sixty russian diplomats the protests the poisoning of a former russian double agent in britain causing russia to respond in kind npr's lucian kim gathered outside her soweto home and across the country south africans mourn the death of winnie mandela the ex wife of the late nelson mandela south africa's first black president died monday morning johannesburg hospital the governing african national congress's mrs mandela prominent figure of the antiapartheid movement have been battling along illness and passed away peacefully whilst rented by loved ones she was eighty one years old npr's ofeibea quist arcton reports on monday kisela mandela's lifelong fight against white minority rule the anc says we monday kisela mandela ford valiantly against apartheid and sacrificed her life for the freedom of the country she was nelson mandela's second wife and the greatest advocate for the release of her husband and other imprisoned at partake campaigners propelled into the political spotlight during mandela's trial madikizelamandela also spent time in solitary confinement and was banished by the apartheid government but my dick is mandela also courted controversy and tainted her legacy with allegations of corruption in one thousand nine hundred ninety one she was convicted of involvement in the kidnapping of a teenage activists casey who was found dead many south africans forgave my dicky's mandel indiscretions and considered her the mother of the.
Lone Nigerian schoolgirl still held captive refused to convert for Boko Haram
"Shooter was killed nigeria's president says his government will not abandoned alone captive schoolgirls still being held by boko haram npr's ofeibea quist arcton reports more than one hundred of the girls kidnapped last month have been released this week fifteen year old sherry who was one of the one hundred ten depth she goes abducted by nigeria's boko haram from their school last month most of the school girls were released on wednesday the five will report it to have died in captivity but the free school goes say leah who's christian was not allowed to leave because she had declined to become a muslim lia's mother rebecca sherry woo confirm to npr this was what she'd been told adding she's praying her daughter will also be freed president mohamed bahari vows that leon sherry who will not be abandoned and has promised have family his administration will not relent in its efforts to bring.