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"The American civil liberties union says over nine hundred migrant children have been separated from their parents despite a federal judge's order to end the policy NPR Richard Gonzalez has this update in June twenty eighteen US district judge Dennis abroad ruled that the trump administration could no longer separate families however since then nine hundred eleven children have been removed from their parents U. S. border officials say the judge allowed certain exceptions for cases in which the parents have poor health or a criminal record you feel view claims the government of separating families on flimsy grounds such as a minor traffic violation or the mere accusation of gang activity the ACLU is asking the judge to set up a process to review dispute about ongoing separations Richard Gonzales NPR

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"Live from npr news in washington i'm janine herbst north korea's state news agency says the country released three american prisoners as a response to an official suggestion from president trump as npr's michele keleman reports the three men are expected to arrive at joint base andrews overnight north korean officials gave the three men amnesty warning the visiting u s secretary of state mike pompeo that the men shouldn't make the same mistakes again all three or korean americans who were accused of hostile acts against the country the family of tony kim thanked all those who worked for his return and credited president trump for engaging directly with north korea he and one other american kim hawk zone were teaching pyongyang university for science and technology when they were arrested last year businessman kim dong chew was arrested in october twenty fifteen michele keleman npr news the state department gina hassle president trump's nominee to head the cia so she doesn't think that torture works facing tough questions in the senate intelligence committee today in her confirmation hearing show so said she would not carry out any presidential order that she felt was immoral my moral compass is strong i would not allow cia to undertake activity that i thought was immoral even if it was technically legal i would absolutely not permitted hezbollah is the current acting cia director and if confirmed she will officially become the agency's first female chief a lawsuit challenging president trump's decision to end a special status for certain immigrant groups has been amended to include honduran immigrants and fears richard gonzalez has more the expended lawsuit was filed in federal court in boston by the massachusetts best lawyers committee for civil rights and economic justice it argues that the administration's decision to end temporary protected status or tps for salvadorans haitians and now honduras.

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"Current president of humane society international kitty block has been named acting chief executive richard gonzalez npr news us jobs growth took another bump up in january the government its monthly jobs report announcing today nonfarm payrolls rose by two hundred thousand last month the unemployment rate held steady four point one percent on wall street this will go down as the worst week for blue chips in two years weak earnings from several giant us companies including exxon mobil in ghul parent company alphabet gave investors the jitters in after the government reported that gain in hiring and strong wage gains last month the congress diane swonk says rosso hightened inflation fears you on the market today that bond market in particular hack to a jackie this idea that we might have higher rate down the road then they went had hoped bond yields which are linked to certain types of loans at their highest rate of nearly four years not clear is whether today's decline as part of a broader market adjustment on wall street the dow dropped six hundred and sixty six points to twenty five thousand five twenty a two and a half percent drop the nasdaq four hundred forty four points you're listening to npr what medical experts had billed as a pretty bad flu season appears to be living up to its name the latest government numbers out today show this year flu season continued to intensify last week with one in every fourteen doctrine clinic visits for flu symptoms that's the highest level since the swine flu pandemic of two thousand nine last week forty two states reported hype patient traffic for the flu oregon's us attorney billy william says there is more cannabis being produced in his state than him legally be consumed oregon public broadcasting's conrad wilson reports he also vowed to take action williams spoke to dozens of politicians and tribal leaders as well as representatives of the fbi and the drug enforcement administration at a summit to discuss marijuana the state has a robust recreational marijuana industry here's why know and turn to the last occasion him and that is we have an identifiable far at all marijuana overproduction and diverse and.

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"Support for this mpr podcast in the following message come from yearly reminding businesses that the irs and ssa change their filing deadlines businesses have until january 31st to file w two and ten ninety nine forms do it at yearly dot com that's yearly with an eye live from npr news in washington i'm dave mattingly senate democrats say they're planning to filibuster a shortterm spending bill passed by the house last night senate approval is needed to prevent a partial shutdown of the federal government beginning tomorrow congressional republicans are recusing democrats of holding the government hostage over their demands to add daca protections to the bill covering those brought to the us illegally as children president trump says he believes democrats in congress want the government shutdown to divert attention from the benefits of the republican tax overhaul passed last month a few weeks from now millions of american workers will be seeing the signs of america's comeback in their paychecks in february very simply your paychex will be much bigger because under our tax cut you will be keeping more of your hard earned money the president was speaking yesterday at an equipment company outside pittsburgh sixty vote in the senate are needed to pass the shortterm spending bill republicans hold a fifty one forty nine majority the justice department is asking the us supreme court to reverse a lower court ruling on daca and pr richard gonzalez reports the obama era program is known as deferred action for childhood arrivals or daca it allows immigrants brought to this country illegally by their parents to stay in work in september president trump rescinded dhaka and gave congress until march to save it but last week a federal judge in san francisco issued a temporary injunction while a lawsuit challenging the administration's action is pending the justice department filed an appeal with the us court of appeals for the ninth circuit but it also took the unusual step of appealing directly to the supreme court even so the government has resumed accepting work permit renewables from dhaka recipients richard gonzalez npr news the parent company of the los angeles times is launching an investigation into its publisher npr's david.

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"Support for this npr podcast and the following message come from rei this season rei coop is asking you to consider what is your bud stop by your local rei coop and let their experts help you overcome whatever is keeping you inside gear classes expert advice and more long from npr news in washington i'm chase stevens the top democrat on the house intelligence committee is accusing the trump administration of placing a gag order on former chief strategist steve bannon as npr's john snyder reports bannon reportedly refused to answer key questions from lawmakers investigating russian meddling in the 2016 election bannon's interview behind closed doors lasted more than two hours for when it came to answering questions about his work during the presidential transition or his time of the white house lawmakers say bannon refused even after the panel issued a subpoena after the meeting broke up democratic california congressman adam schiff bannon's refusal came at the instruction of the white house lawmakers say they expect ban in to appear again soon npr's giles snyder a former cia officer is being held without bail on charges of retaining classified information according to an fbi affidavit shown ching lee camp handwritten notes on covert cia employees investigators say the notes were found in hotel rooms release stayed in 2012 lee seventeen year career with the agency ended five years earlier he was arrested monday at jfk international airport in new york the us navy is bringing criminal charges against two former commanding officers involved in collisions at seat last year details from npr's richard gonzalez in a statement the navy says the two commanders who were not named will face charges of dereliction of duty hazarding a vessel a negligent homicide serveral lower ranking officers will face similar charges in june the you assists fitzgerald collided with a philippineflagged container off japan.

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"Live from npr news in washington on barbara climb the navy is bringing criminal charges against the commanding officers of two us destroyers that were involved in deadly collisions in the pacific ocean last year and peers richard gonzalez reports in a statement the navy says the true promoters who were not named will face charges of dereliction of duty hazarding a vessel and negligent homicide serveral lowranking officers will face similar charges in june the you assists fitzgerald collided with a philippineflagged container off japan killing seven sailors two months later you assess john us mccain hit a liberianflagged tanker near singapore living ten sailors dead the navy says that additional administrative actions are being conducted for crew members of egypt a naval investigation conducted late last year determined that both collisions were avoidable richard gonzalez npr news the trump administration is taking another step toward ending daca the obama era program that protects immigrants brought to the us illegally as children from being deported the justice department says it's taking the rare step of filing a petition with the supreme court to overturn last week's lower court ruling that blocked president trump's efforts to end the socalled dreamers protections president trump's former chief strategist steve bannon was on capitol hill for a closeddoor meeting with the house panel investigating russian meddling in the us presidential election democrat adam schiff says bannon refused to answer questions about his time in the white house or about the transition california police are releasing more details about the discovery sunday of thirteen children who'd been locked up chained and starved by their parents in squalid conditions benjamin perpere of member station kabc are reports from paris california police officers were alerted to the situation on sunday when one of his siblings who.

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"Live from npr news in washington i'm shea stevens a jury in san francisco has acquitted and undocumented mexican immigrant of killing kate stalling lee two years ago as npr's richard gonzalez reports stein li's death triggered a national debate on socalled sanctuary cities the jury rejected charges of murder and involuntary manslaughter against jose garcia soda the defence had argued that the shooting was accidental but the fivetime deportee was convicted on the lesser charge of being a felon and possession of a firearm president trump has cited the case to criticize cities like san francisco with socalled sanctuary policies attorney general jeff sessions in a statement blamed the city's policies for what he said was the preventable and heartbreaking death of kate stylishly richard gonzalez npr news san francisco in washington senate republicans still hoped to pass a one point four trillion dollar tax overhaul before the weekend and peres kelsea snausers lawmakers are still making lastminute changes before the vote republicans were forced to reconsider a plan to increase taxes or cut spending if the tax overhaul failed to grow the economy senators bob corker and jeff flake lobbied for the plan to ensure sweeping tax cuts would not increase the deficit but their idea would violate complex senate budget rules so gop leaders hope to have a new plan ready when lawmakers reconvene anne pierce kelsea snow wisconsin republican ron johnson says he opposes the senate tax bill because the deduction for business owners is not high enough while fellow gop senators john mccain and lease from rakowski say they will vote for it majority leader mitch mcconnell has expressed confidence that he has enough hopes to get the measure passed wall street stock shot up on thursday with the dow jones industrials gaining one percent to close above the twenty four thousand mark for the first time ever as npr's john it's de reports the prospect of huge corporate tax cuts is a major reason for the strong market rally but not the only one stocks took off as the odds of pass.

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"Live from npr news in washington i'm jack spear a jury in san francisco has found a mexican immigrant who was in the us illegally not guilty of murder and manslaughter in the killing of 32yearold cates stein lead two years ago in that city as npr's richard gonzalez reports the murder trial drew national attention to the debate over sanctuary cities the defendant fortyfiveyearold jose innis garcia silva was acquitted of murder in the first and second degrees and of the alternate charge of involuntary manslaughter the jury of six women and six men agreed with the defense that the shot that killed stanley had ricocheted off the ground and that the killing was an accident the panel did convict garcia said about the of being a felon and possession of a firearm the defendant had been deported five times before the shooting president trump has often referred to stylings death in criticising cities that have socalled sanctuary policies which are gone solace npr news san francisco even a senate lawmakers continue their debate into the night on a gop tax bill congressional forecasters are taking a mixed view of the plan joint committee on taxation says while the proposal being debated will boost economic growth somewhat the cuts will fall well short of paying for themselves that it was noted on the senate floor today by oregon's ron wyden the ranking democrat on the senate finance committee the score in the fantasy about magical growth about unicorns in growth ferries suddenly showing that tax cuts pay for themselves republicans admit the tax bill would add more than a trillion dollars to the nation's debt over the next decade were many of also argued the cuts will result in stronger economic growth would offset the cost still gop lawmakers and are said to be wing scaling back some of their proposed cuts when the president loses confidence in someone they will no longer serve that's the message from the white house today after the latest wave of reports the secretary of state rex tillerson will soon be.

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"Entered on campus and nothing worse happening on campus is because of the heroic actions of all members of my school staff every single one of them fitzpatrick said the student who was shot is in fair condition richard gonzalez npr news more than a dozen victims at the las vegas mass shooting last month assuming suing organizers of the concert where they were attacked and weapons manufacturers attorney antonio romanu she says the hotel casino where the gunman state is also named in the complaint steven paddock had so many long arms and gun bags along with so many hundreds and thousands of rounds of ammunition that he wasn't able to bring it into a guest elevator so the mgm the facilitated his uh all of his weapons by putting him inside of a service elevator on the new she says the lawsuit seeks justice for each plaintiff on an individual basis three other lawsuits are also pending this is npr news the us senate has narrowly approved president trump's nominee to oversee mining safety the vote was 52 to forty six david set teza 'love is a retired chairman of rhino resources a coal company cited were repeated safety violations a minor died at rhino mine in west virginia in two thousand eleven senate majority leader mitch mcconnell says such as low as first hand experience will serve him well in his new role while democratic senator joe manchin voted against the nomination noting that fourteen miners have died the sheer half the va them in his state of west virginia a los angeles times report says to top staffers for the university of california president janet napolitano interfere with an audit of the uc systems ten campuses as npr's carragher greeks bates reports investigators say the result was largely sanitized report uc president napolitano former head of homeland security under barack obama has been under fire since first taking the job.

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"Obama administration official brian mckinnon warned the panel against any legislative fixes if we were to change the decisionmaking process in some way because of a distrust of this president i think that would be an unfortunate precedent the two other witnesses and several republicans all agreed david while pierre news washington and finally sit at a spokesman for zimbabwe's army reading a statement on national television after troops seized the statecontrolled broadcaster and began to patrolling streets in the capital harari military officials say the move is meant to protect president robert mugabe and his wife from the criminals around them explosions could be heard in harare early wednesday following a night of unrest tensions are high in the southern african country amid a rift between the ruling party and the head of the army over who will succeed mcgarvy who was ninety three years old this is npr news investigators are trying to determine why a lone gunman opened fire in a rule northern california community as npr's richer gonzalez reports the shooter killed four people and wounded ten others before he was gunned down by police local authorities say the shooting started at about eight am local time near the small town of corning but one hundred and fourteen miles north of sacramento but gunman stole two different vehicles and went on a random shooting rampage investigators including the fbi are processing evidence at seven different sites including a local elementary school officials have not publicly identified the shooter but they say he was involved in a domestic violence incident on monday they also say they have not determined a motive for the shootings richard gonzalez npr news republican senate candidate roy more says there's a spiritual battle underway in american politics more says it explains why he's fighting to stay in the race for a vote that scheduled for next month as.

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"Live from npr news in washington i'm lorry london us attorney general jeff sessions as calling on congress to revive a bush era program that would wrap up the prosecution of drug traffickers and violent gangs bobby allen of member station whyy reports the crackdown would be in collaboration with local law enforcement sessions wants to relaunch a two thousand one programme called project safe neighborhoods to hire dozens more federal prosecutors to aggressively pursue street criminals typically prosecuted by local authorities he says it's a response to a rise in homicides and other violent crimes we will not concede a single block or a single straight tora in this country fill lawlessness and crime the criminals the gang members and drug traffickers should know we are coming after the justice department plans to distribute seventy million dollars in crimefighting grants to cities critics of the bushehr programme say it sent to many low level criminals too far away prisons for longterms even if they were firsttime offenders for npr news on bobby allen in philadelphia a federal appeals court in washington d c has ruled that a detained teenage immigrant may obtain an abortion if she can find a sponsor by the end of the month and paris richard gonzalez reports the trump administration went to court to try to prevent it the ruling split the threejudge panel of the court of appeals to to one the case involves a 17yearold who came to this country illegally and the seeking to terminate her pregnancy well was detained in a private facility for unaccompanied minors.

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"Richard gonzalez npr news a senate health committee is searching for ways to improve health insurance markets created under the affordable care act and nprs alisyn coach access the panel got plenty of advice at a hearing today the hearing included testimony from the insurance commissioner the five states across the board they asked the senators to ensure that the federal government continue to reimburse insurance companies for discounts they're required to offer to low income customers and they were unanimous in saying they would like to see more control over health insurance markets and more money turned over to the states lori wing hire the director of alaska's division of insurance was one of them one st size does not fit all and alaska needs to be in control of its health insurance program for its residents many republican senators have advocated giving states more control over their markets in fact the only obamacare repeal plan still in circulation includes giving state the money to run their own healthcare programmes allison kojak npr news washington you're listening to npr news federal prosecutors are dropping charges against a west virginia journalists who was arrested for repeatedly questioning a trump administration official during an event in may west virginia public broadcasting dave missed it says the defendant had been facing up to six months in jail west virginia's capital police said dan hyman of public news service was causing a disturbance with his persistent questions hymen was asking health and human services secretary tom price whether gop proposal to replace the affordable care act we'll classified domestic violence as a preexisting condition.

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"Live from npr news in washington i'm shea stevens hurricane erma is pounding puerto rico but national weather service meteorologist chris lenzi says it could be worse we've been fortunate pri outstayed joe to offshore sobeih worst of the hurricane missed puerto rico and the virgin islands which is very very fortunate the barbuda's prime minister gassed and brown tell cnn that armagh has lived up to its reputation there ninety fight but then of the even bob you too would damage the infrastructure was damage all of the houston the law and hot yoga school it is absolutely hot rendering meantime barrier islands in florida and the carolinas are being evacuated as part of preparations for urmas expected arrival in the us this weekend president trump has cut a deal with the new democrats that promises to expedite a nearly eight billion dollar request for funding to aid hurricane harvey relief efforts in an oval office meeting with the top house and senate leaders trump agreed on a threemonth extension to raise the nation's debt ceiling to keep the government operating republican congressional leaders sold a longer extension to allow more time to focus on tax reform some fifteen states and the district of columbia are suing the trump administration over the president's decision to end protections for young immigrants known as dreamers npr's richard gonzalez has more the lawsuit is led by the attorneys general of the states of new york massachusetts and washington were state ag bob ferguson call the president's decision outrageous attorney joe y i have a law the suit alleges that the trump administration of violated the equal protection clause of the constitution and the due process rights of the estimated eight hundred thousand young people brought to this country illegally by their parents the administration says the daca program will be phased out beginning in march unless congress takes action to salvage it.

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"Underneath is a larger wave of psychological problems that mental health experts are concerned about going forward rebecca scher npr news president trump is expected to announce on tuesday whether hill end up program that shields socalled dreamers those brought to the us he illegally by their parents npr's richard gonzalez reports the president initially said on friday that he might have an announcement that day or over the weekend we left the dreamers will of everybody nearly eight hundred thousand young people were grunted protection from deportation under of obama era program called deferred action for childhood arrivals or daca trump is under pressure from ten republican state attorneys general to in the program but some prominent republican lawmakers such as house speaker paul ryan and utah senator orrin hatch are urging him to leave the policy as is until congress connect the white house later said that trump's decision will come on tuesday richard gonzalez and pure news this is npr the national interagency fire center says more than 25000 firefighters are battling more than fifty wildfires in the western us officials say the blazes or burning out of control dozens of them are in montana where the governor has issued a disaster declaration the union four us diplomats is calling on the government to provide appropriate care for us personnel who are suffering symptoms from what it calls sonic harassment at the us embassy in cuba the american foreign service association says summer diagnosed with mild traumatic brain injury and some have permanent hearing loss the state department says nineteen us personnel have been affected and confirms the latest attack occurred last month earlier the government said the attacks stopped in spring.

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"The white house later said that trump's decision will come on tuesday richard gonzalez npr news and salt lake city police officer has been placed on administrative leave over an incident captured by body camera in late july not weren't weren't on your guy shows the detective arresting a nurse at the university of utah hospital for refusing to take blood from a patient he you you ours eric newman has the story detective jeff pain was put on administrative leave after the salt lake district attorney agreed to launch a criminal investigation into the incident at the university hospital it started after the officer requested a blood sample from an unconscious patient the nurse alex wobbles refused noting that the officer did not have an electronic warrant or consent and that the patient was not under arrest then the detective arrested the nurse after being held in the officer's car the nurse was released without being charged the criminal investigation will be conducted by the salt lake unified police department it will happen in addition to internal investigations already being conducted by the city's police department and a civilian review board for npr news i'm eric newman in salt lake city on wall street stocks closed higher with the dow jones industrials gaining thirty nine points this is npr news a pennsylvania prosecutor says she'll tried to get involuntary manslaughter charges reinstate it against a group of penn state frap brothers accused in the death of a pledge a judge is thrown out the most serious counts against twelve defendants and dismissed all charges against four others prosecutors allege the beta theta pi members waited hours before summoning medical help for timothy piazza despite signs that piazza was in distress from excessive drinking and numerous falls nineteen year old piazza di the next day on february fourth.

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"Richard gonzalez npr news you're listening to npr news philadelphia has the latest jurisdiction to sue attorney general jeff sessions over the administration's attempt to punish socalled sanctuary cities as whyy is bobby allen reports officials in philadelphia argue that the proposal to cut off federal money for not complying with immigration authorities is illegal session says federal grant funding that philadelphia received supporting police overtime court equipment and juvenile delinquency programs will vanish if the city doesn't start notifying immigration and customs enforcement about inmates they suspect of being in the country illegally and if the city doesn't allow homeland security officials to have unfettered access the city presence philadelphia city solicitor so z to launch a says these conditions are unconstitutional forcing our police and prison officials to recover regret forcement agents harms the city entitles us the federal immigration system and further creates fear and anxiety among members of our immigrant community four other jurisdictions including chicago and san francisco have filed similar suits for npr news i'm bobby allen in philadelphia president trump traveled to a manufacturing plant in springfield missouri today to talk about his vision for tax reform trump said he wanted what he called pro american tax cuts for businesses saying it lead to job creation and economic growth he also called for simplify tax code for individuals and urged democrats to support the effort the us economy rebounded sharply in the spring thanks to strong consumer spending on autos and other goods the commerce department says the gross domestic product grew at an annual rate of three percent in april june quarter it's the best showing in two years.

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"Ethics watchdogs are questioning president trump's choice of headgear for his visit to houston as npr's peter overby reports the white usa cap trump was wearing is being sold online by his campaign the white house released official photos of trump wearing the hat as he met with officials in houston a white house spokeswoman seemed to dismiss concerned pointing out that the hat says usa fred wertheimer of the watchdog group democracy 21 noted that it's the campaign selling the hats so the money doesn't go to trump personally but wertheimer said trump quote in essence is no licensing the presidency the group citizens for responsibility and ethics in washington or crew said it is quote wholly inappropriate for the white house to promote trump products crew was already suing trump alleging he is using the presidency to boost profits for his washington hotel peter overby and here news washington a federal judge temporarily blocking a texas law that was set to go into effect friday as npr's richard gonzalez reports the law would have punished socalled sanctuary cities chief us district judge orlando garcia rule the texas officials may not implement senate bill for which would have given local law enforcement the authority to ask about a person's immigration status during interactions with the public it also required local officials to comply with requests from federal immigration authorities to detain anyone suspected of living in this country illegally but critics say the law would lead to racial profiling and violates the first and fourth amendments law was set to go into effect on september one but judge garcia said it was unlikely to withstand constitutional scrutiny.

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"The department of defense is considering canceling a program that recruits illegal immigrants with specialized skills who want to join the us military and pairs richer gonzalez has more for almost a decade the pentagon has recruited legal non citizens with specialized medical or language skills primarily for the army in exchange they were put on a fast truck for citizenship but a pentagon memo obtained by npr says there are security concerns and inadequate vetting of recruits now the program is frozen some recruits were already serving in the military have been flagged for more security screenings others were waiting for basic training could have their enlistment contracts cancelled and according to the pentagon memo about one thousand recruits who have been waiting for naturalization could be at the risk of deportation because their visas have expired while they were expecting to join the military richard gonzalez npr news an israeli politician has announced a prominent americanjewish philanthropist to suspending his donations to israel and here's daniel estern reports from jerusalem there have been tensions between the american jewish community and the israeli government in the past week over religious rights in israel for non orthodox jews the office of israeli deputy minister michel orrin says us philanthropist ike fischer told him he was withdrawing a one million dollar investment in israel bonds and suspending other fundraising activities for israel us jewish community leaders are angry at the israeli government for backtracking on a deal to allow liberal streams of judaism to oversee a prayer section at the western wall religious site in jerusalem leaders from the proisrael lobbying group a pack held an emergency meeting last week with israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu to discuss the matter.

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