35 Burst results for "Shay Stevens"
"shay stevens" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM
"In Washington, I'm Shay Stevens. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is giving no indication that he'll comply with a subpoena for several years of President Trump's tax returns. A house panel has made several requests for the information initially citing a decades-old provisions of the tax code, but the notion and the head of the IRS refused at a Senate subcommittee hearing Wednesday Mnuchin appear to suggest that the matter will be decided in court. This is why there are three branches of government. So if there is a difference of opinion, this will go to the third of branch of government for now. Mnuchin says he will defer to the Justice department for guidance on the issue American manufacturers and agricultural, producers are worried about the increasing tit for tat tariffs in the US China trade dispute Colorado public radio's Anthony cotton checked, in with ranchers in that state therm Lipinski overseas, global commodities for the Colorado department of agriculture. He says the escalating tariff wars threatened an emerging market for the state this way. Dist round starts to impact on the frozen beef exports last year was about four million dollars worth of beef and total from Colorado, but we already saw that volume in the first three months of this year. So we know that trajectory is growing. The pit ski says Chinese tariffs on another Colorado state Bill soybeans are also disrupting prices in the state by creating a glut for feed products. The latest Chinese tariffs on US exports will go into effect June first for NPR news. I'm Anthony cotton Infantino Colorado. President Trump has signed an executive order. It gives the Commerce Department one hundred and fifty days to develop restrictions on technology and services from quote foreign adversaries considered a risk to US national security. Trump says the move is designed to protect the nation's telecommunications and IT systems from sabotage or espionage world leaders and global tech giants are promising to fight online extremism. NPR's Eleanor Beardsley reports that they're gathering. In Paris, this week came two months after the mosque massacre in New Zealand new-zealand prime minister just into our Dern said, the role social media played in her country's mosque massacre was huge. The livestream was three at such a pace that YouTube recorded one upload cacique into the platform within that twenty four hour period, president Emmanuel Macron, are earn and other world leaders were joined by technology giants in pledging to address the role, the internet plays in terrorism are during called the initiative, known as the Christ Church call an example of unprecedented cooperation Neva before have countries and companies come together in the wake of and horrific attack to commit to an action plan. Facebook said it would limit access to live, streaming Google YouTube, and Twitter also promised to act, Eleanor Beardsley news, Paris. And from Washington. You're listening to NPR news. Conservative televangelist. Pat Robertson, says Alabama has gone too far by passing a Bill that would make performing an abortion of felony in nearly all cases Robertson is a longtime abortion opponent. Alabama governor Kay Ivey signed the measure into law Wednesday evening, although it is expected to be challenged in court. Some Alabama lawmakers are hoping to ignite a legal battle in hopes of getting the US supreme court to reconsider the Roe v. Wade decision on Thursday. The ninth circuit court of appeals will hear the case of a transgender inmates. Requests for sex reassignment surgery as the mountain west news, bureaus, Amanda, peach reports, a federal court in Idaho sided with the mate, but the state appealed if Adrienne prevails in the ninth circuit, she'll become the first inmate to receive gender confirmation, surgery through a court. Order her attorneys argued that this is medically necessary treatment and point to the fact that Ed MO has twice attempted to castrate her. Herself. The state of Idaho says Edmore does not meet the criteria for surgery set out, an international standards of care in two thousand twelve prison providers diagnosed EDNA with gender dysphoric a condition where a person's outward appearance of gender does not align with their mental and emotional state. Edna is serving three to ten year. Prison sentence for sexually abusing a fifteen year old when she was twenty two. She is scheduled to be released in two thousand twenty one for NPR news. I'm Amanda pitcher on stock markets in Asia shares are mixed at this hour down a fraction in Tokyo following gains on Wall Street, the Dow Jones industrials rose one hundred and fifteen points. I'm Shay Stevens NPR news in Washington. Support for NPR comes from NPR stations. Other contributors include Sierra Nevada brewing company. Family owned operated and argued over since one thousand nine hundred eighty proud supporter of independent thought whether that's online over the air or in a bottle..
"shay stevens" Discussed on 90.3 KAZU
"Washington. I'm Shay Stevens. US attorney general William bars as he will not show up for House Judiciary committee hearing on Thursday because of disagreement over who will be allowed to question him Senate Democrats grilled bar for hours Wednesday over his handling of the special counsel report on the Russia investigation and the parts that were edited out. Most of the reductions were compelled by the need to prevent harm to ongoing matters and to comply with court orders prohibiting the public disclosure of information bearing on ongoing investigations in criminal cases. Mark knowledge is receiving a letter from Robert Muller in March expressing disappointment. With the initial summary of the special counsel report, he dismissed the communication as being a bit snippy. Some Democrats are suggesting that bar either recused himself from Justice department probes linked to the Muller probe or resign. Cuban officials are denying repeated US allegations that they have military personnel in Venezuela. As NPR's Carrie Kahn reports from Havana, the officials say the Cubans. There are humanitarian workers Cuba's deputy director for US affairs. Joanna lava says the twenty thousand Cubans in Venezuela are civilians almost all doctors. There are no Cuban troops in Venezuela. There is no feel participation in any sort of military or security operations in Venezuela. President Trump tweeted this week that if Cuba didn't cease military operations there. He would impose a complete and total embargo of the island Cuba's tavern. Also called Trump's national security advisor John Bolton a pathological liar. Bolton a longtime. Cuba hardliner has been key in the Trump administration's tough new sanctions against Cuba. Carrie Kahn, NPR news Vanna. The Federal Reserve is shrugging off. President Trump's advised to lower interest rates as NPR's Scott Horsely reports. The fed says it is keeping short term rates unchanged for the foreseeable future. With low unemployment low inflation and the US economy growing at a healthy clip Federal Reserve policy makers reiterated their plan to leave interest rates alone. For now, President Trump's been lobbying for a rate cut arguing it would help the economy quote, go up like a rocket, but fed chairman Jerome Powell says policy make. Were unanimous in sticking with their patient approach, as you know, we are a non political institution. And that means we don't think about short term political considerations. We don't discuss them. And we don't consider them in making decisions one way. Or the other fell says well inflation has been running below the central bank's target of two percent. He thinks that may be temporary. And sees no reason to adjust interest rates for now. Scott Horsely NPR news, Washington, Wall Street stocks closed lower after the Fed's announcement the Dow Jones industrials lost one hundred sixty two points. The NASDAQ composite index fell forty five this is NPR news. Suburban Saint Louis. Police officer is facing assault charges for shooting a suspected shoplifter S eight Lewis public radio's Rachel Lipman reports. A defense attorney says the officer meant to draw her taser prosecutors say Julia cruise was attempting to arrest the woman when she began running crews told the woman to stop several times or she would be taste. Instead the woman was shot once other officers who have claimed they meant to use their taser instead of they're gonna have not been charged. But Saint Louis county prosecutor Wesley bell says cruises case is different. My understanding.
"shay stevens" Discussed on 90.3 KAZU
"Shay Stevens. President Trump says the United States in China are close to reaching a trade agreement. The two countries are trying to end a month-long trade war. That's rattled global markets. Trump says there is still some issues to work out. But that something monumental could be announced within a matter of weeks. This will be a really terrific very unique. This is an epic deal historic. If it happens. Trump says he'll hold a summit with Chinese president Xi Jinping. There is a deal. He was speaking at a White House meeting with China's vice premier the Justice department says it is working with a special counsel to figure out how much of the report on Russian election interference can be made public. As NPR's. Carrie Johnson reports the department is also defending its decision to review the report before releasing parts of it a spokeswoman for attorney general William Barr says every page of the report by special counsel. Robert Muller was marked to protect confidential grand jury. Material Barr says he doesn't want to release the special counsel's findings and analysis in piecemeal fashion. He's told congress to expect the report honor before mid April, but lawmakers on Capitol Hill want to see the full report right away this week. The House Judiciary committee voted to approve subpoenas. Chairman Jerrold Nadler says he's entitled to all the information. The controversies flaring after news reports that members of Muller's team may be unhappy with how bar characterized their work. Carrie johnson. NPR news Washington speaker Nancy Pelosi says the house of representatives will sue to block President Trump's national emergency declaration for the southern US border. Pelosi says Trump's plan to divert funds from other projects to get money to pay for boarder wall, but violate a constitutional clause that gives congress the power to decide how public funds are spent. She says the lawsuit is necessary to protect the nation system of checks and balances mowing is reviewing a preliminary report on the oath. Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed a hundred and fifty seven people last month. Ethiopian. Investigators say the flight control software on the seven thirty seven max plane was triggered by bad information from a sensor the same issue linked to an Indonesian airlines crash last fall NPR's, Dan Czeslaw has more. The report by Ethiopian. Government officials finds that pilots followed Boeing's recommended checklist to try to override a problem with the flight control system. But it didn't help that system. Pushed the nose down until the plane crashed killing all one hundred fifty seven people aboard Boeing says it's reviewing the new findings it the OPN officials are calling on Boeing to review its flight control system. Seven thirty seven max planes were grounded worldwide after the GOP and airlines crash last month. Boeing is updating the software and says it will provide pilots with more training. Danielle chest, though, NPR news, Wall Street stocks closed mixed with the Dow gaining one hundred sixty six points. This is NPR news. Nato foreign ministers have approved a series of measures to combat Russian aggression in the Black Sea region. They gathered in Washington Thursday to Mark the seventieth anniversary of the alliance, but NPR's Michelle Kellerman reports at the meeting also reveals some divisions between the United States and Turkey over some basic, diplomatic statements. Turkish officials are complaining about the State Department summary of their foreign ministers meeting with secretary of state Mike Pompeo, though Pompeo is standing by it. I reread the readout of our meeting spot on that readout palm bay a warned his Turkish counterpart of the quote, devastating consequences of unilateral Turkish military action in Syria, foreign minister, Mitch of a solo says that's not what happened such language has never used in Syria. Particularly they never mentioned such things that about the unilateral actions of Turkey on another dispute he says turkeys purchase of a Russian missile system is a done deal. He'll Michelle Kellerman NPR news the State Department. The US house has given final congressional approval to a resolution to end you as military involvement in the Saudi led Warren Yemen. President Trump is expected to veto the measure which undermines a key part of his foreign policy direct support to the Saudi coalition began in two thousand fifteen during the Obama administration, but intelligence sharing adjustable support and inflight refueling thousands of people have been killed in Saudi airstrikes on civilian infrastructure and millions of people in the country are now said to be on the brink of starvation. I'm Shay Stevens. NPR news in Washington. Support for NPR comes from NPR stations. Other contributors include the Carnegie corporation of New York, supporting innovations in education, democratic engagement and the advancement of international peace and security. More information is available online at Carnegie dot org and Americans for the arts. I'm Jeremy Hobson the latest blockbuster class action lawsuit in the US is against Purdue pharma. But class action suits have a long history in America. And companies know that one of the reasons we can feel safer with the products that we buy is everybody is taking note of the potential liability. That's sex time on here now. Here. Now Friday morning at ten on ninety point three ks. Do. This is one A. I'm.
Pope Calls Child Sex Abuse ‘a Human Problem,’ Tamping Down Summit Expectations
"After the collapse of a dam that held back ways from an iron ore mine. Hundreds of people are missing from the disaster, which has killed at least sixty people. I'm Shay Stevens. NPR news in Washington. Support for NPR comes from NPR stations. Other contributors include the Hugh charitable trusts, celebrating seventy years of serving the public. Learn more at Hugh trusts dot org slash seventy and the Kresge foundation. Ed, Kresge dot org.
China demands US cancel arms sale to Taiwan
"News in Washington. I'm Shay Stevens. Judge Brett Kevin all vows to fight for confirmation to sit on the US supreme court in wake of to sexual misconduct allegations by former classmate from high school and college in a Fox News interview Cavanagh again denied ever sexually assaulting anyone. I'm not gonna let false accusations us out of this process. Cavanaugh says he's looking for fair process to defend his integrity and to clear his name. He and one of his accusers are set to testify at a Senate hearing on Thursday, President Trump is not saying whether he plans to fire deputy attorney general rod Rosenstein, but says he hopes to find out what's going on
The Latest: NC governor warns coastal residents to leave
"Millions of Americans in the southeast and mid Atlantic are bracing for the arrival of hurricane Florence. The near category, five storm is expected to come ashore in north or South Carolina on Thursday. Mandatory evacuations have been issued for low lying areas of the region and states of emergency are in effect from the Carolinas to Maryland. Another storm called Olivia is threatening to bring heavy rain and strong winds to Hawaii. On a Lula's mayor. Kirk Caldwell says, emergency officials are very concerned that residents be
Rapper Mac Miller has died at age 26
"Rapper MAC Miller died yesterday at the age of twenty six. The Los Angeles County coroner's office says an autopsy will be performed to determine the exact cause of death. As NPR's, Justin. Richmond reports the entertainer scored five top ten releases on the billboard album chart and was supposed to start a tour next month. Mac. Miller's best known to the general public force former relationship with personal musical with pop star Ariana GRANDE. One
"shay stevens" Discussed on KQED Radio
"From NPR news in Washington. I'm Shay Stevens. The Trump administration is denouncing the New York Times for publishing an anonymous opinion piece describing the president is sometimes reckless and uninformed administration officials say the writer, a self-described senior White House official and resistor is gutless and should resign. NPR's? Scott Horsely explains why the time says it's protecting the writer. The time itself calls it a rare step for them to publish an unsigned op. Ed, the editors say, they know who the author is, but they are withholding that person's name because his or her job would be in jeopardy. If it got out they say, they are taking this unusual step now deliver what they call an important perspective to the newspapers readers NPR's, Scott Horsely reporting. The Senate Judiciary committee is set to begin a third day of hearings on the nomination of Brett Cavanaugh to serve on the US supreme court NPR's. Kelsey Snell says. Senators will have another chance to question all following a marathon second day that lasted over twelve hours. The third day is the final chance for Democrats. Depress Cavanaugh on issues, like abortion rights, healthcare and presidential power. Democrats grew frustrated at several points when Cavanaugh carefully avoided offering an opinion on controversial issues. He said he was following previous justices who declined to weigh in on issues that might come before the court all eight sitting justices surpreme court have made clear that it would be inconsistent with judicial independence rooted in article three to provide answers on cases or issues that could come before. Senators also questioned his position on gun control and cameras in the supreme court. Kelsey Snell NPR news, the capitol, Google, skipped a Senate intelligence committee hearing yesterday on efforts by social media companies to prevent disinformation an election tampering. Florida. Republican Marco Rubio says Google executives are trying. To avoid questions raised in a report by watchdog group that bought ads while posing as a Russian agency Facebook and Twitter CEO testified at house and Senate hearings. Jury selection continues today in the murder trial of Chicago police officer WBZ's chip Mitchell reports Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke faces charges of first degree murder in his twenty fourteen shooting. Lukewarm McDonald police claimed the knife-carrying seventeen year old had attacked Van Dyke, but a police dash Cam video showed the teen walking away. The judge has to find twelve jurors who can reach a verdict based on the trial evidence. Now what they've heard an immediate. The jury pool includes two hundred people about five times more than there'd be for a typical murder trial here Van Dyke attorney asked the judge to disqualify them. All he says a protest outside the courthouse. Had prejudiced them. The judge did not go along with that idea. Jury selection is expected to last more than a week. Chip Mitchell in Chicago. This is NPR news. A pharmaceutical giant accusa fueling the nation's opioid addiction. Crisis says it's giving more than three million dollars to help develop a low cost antidote for drug overdoses Purdue pharma, which makes Oxycontin says the grant will go to harm reduction therapeutics nonprofit based in Pittsburgh. The Israeli supreme court has ruled in favor of demolishing Palestinian village in the Israeli occupied West Bank, the United Nations Mideast envoy is calling on Israel, not to demolish it as NPR's Daniel estrin reports from Jerusalem UN unveiling Nikolai, mud Leno said that such demolitions undermined the chances for creating a Palestinian state. The case of Hannele Amer village has drawn international attention Israel says the village was built without permits. Authorities were getting ready to demolish it this summer and move its residents. Elsewhere, but the residents opposed in the supreme court halted the demolition. Now, the court says the demolition can take place though, it's unclear when it may happen. Israel's defense minister called it a victory over European governments who protested the Palestinian Authority accuses Israel of trying to clear Palestinian residents out of a strategically important area near Jerusalem. Daniel estrin NPR news Jerusalem, India's top court has struck down a colonial era law that made homosexual acts. Punishable by up to ten years in prison, a New Delhi High court declared anti homosexuality laws and constitutional in two thousand nine but the supreme court overturned the ruling saying the matter should be left up to parliament the government. Then set the high court should decide whether the law was reasonable. I'm Shay Stevens. NPR news in Washington. Support for NPR comes from dream wave maker of luxury massage chairs from Japan with shiatsu point detection and sixteen programmed massages, including morning night and stretch sessions retailers nationwide. More Adrain wave chair dot com. And the Annie E Casey foundation..
President Trump, Dianne Feinstein and Brad Kavanagh discussed on 1A with Joshua Johnson
"President Trump is weighing in on a Goshi ations over a farm Bill to replace the one that expires at the end of the month. More from NPR's. Brockton Booker President Trump tweeted Wednesday past the farm Bill with snap work requirements. The snap program. Commonly referred to as food stamps is the biggest sticking point between house and Senate versions of the farm Bill. The house version calls for stricter work requirements for snap recipients. The Senate version does not Kansas. Senator Pat Roberts, a Republican says feeling to pass a farm Bill before the end of the month deadline is not an option where very close very close to the finish line. But we still have a lot of work to do quite frankly a lot of compromise. It remains to be done the current form. Bill expires on September
Founder of brutal Afghan militant group Haqqani network dies, Taliban says
"Confirmation hearings on bread Kavanagh's nomination to the US supreme court began on Tuesday for anti-serb member station. WBU are in Boston reports that Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren says she hopes that Democrats will be able to block confirmation. Senate Republicans aim to vote on Cavanaugh at the end of the month in time for him to take his seat when the supreme court begins its session October first Warren recognizes the Democrats challenge. Republicans control fifty seats in the Senate and will control fifty one once airs Ona's governor appoints a successor to John McCain. The big question is whether or not there will be just one or two Republicans who will be willing to cross over Warren points out the Democrats faced similarly long odds last year when the Affordable Care Act was at risk of repeal until McCain famously saved it
Judge: Government can end housing aid for Puerto Rican evacuees
"I'm Shay Stevens. President Trump wants to, freeze the pay federal workers NPR's Brian, Naylor reports that Trump says the aim would be to put the nation on a fiscally sustainable course federal employees, were to receive an automatic two point one percent across the board increase in January with more for those who live in high cost areas but the president says the federal budget can't sustain such increases which he. Says, would cost some twenty five billion dollars members of the military are, still, set receive two point six percent pay. Hike while the president cited the effect, of civilian raises on, the deficit, administration back, tax, cuts and spending hikes are estimated to add more, than, a trillion dollars to the deficit over ten years ultimately it will be up to, congress to determine whether federal, workers gathered hey raise the house wants to freeze salaries the Senate has approved a one point nine.
Ebola spreads to DRC city surrounded by rebels
"An eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo for the last several days or weeks. And now there's a troubling development World Health officials have confirmed case of the disease and the town that's surrounded by armed insurgents details from NPR read Eisenman World Health officials, say, this is the scenario. They have been dreading the region where this outbreak is percolating. His highly insecure at least twenty insurgent groups are active. There frequently killing civilians and kidnapping humanitarian workers until this week. All seventy plus confirmed cases of Ebola in this outbreak had been limited to towns and villages that health workers. Could get to relatively safely, but this new patient and two other possible cases are linked to a town called way CIA. That is surrounded by a violent rebel group. The World Health Organization says it was able to briefly send in a team of health workers to isolate and vaccinate people who had contact with the infected patient, but they required an armed escort of UN peacekeepers an read Eisenman
Thousands of Migrant Children Come Here Alone. The U.S. Doesn’t Keep Track of Them.
"Senate report says the Trump administration fails to care for thousands of unaccompanied migrant children once. They're released from government custody NPR's Richard Gonzales reports the report concludes that the government does, not, adequately. Monitor the safety and welfare of thousands of unaccompanied minors who are released either to their. Parents or sponsors such as relatives at a hearing before a Senate homeland security subcommittee Missouri Senator Claire mccaskill bluffed at federal officials we. Can't get anybody to acknowledge that they have responsibility for where. These children are and what they're doing thirty days after they leave a federal. Facility in a joint statement. Before the hearing the department of health and human services homeland security and Justice called. The subcommittee's report misleading. And blamed congress for failing. To prevent illegal immigration
Power restored at Reagan National after ‘airport wide’ outage
"I met with Justice Gorsuch. I spent time with him. I reviewed his record made the decision. I'm going to use the same process here. The story of a native American town that moved to higher ground dodging climate change. The US is right now spending tens of millions of dollars on community relocation. They should be looking to the lessons of history class nearly eleven months after hurricane Maria, Puerto Rican officials, say power is fully restored. First news. Live from NPR news in Washington I'm Shay Stevens. Former
NPR, President Trump and Paul Manafort discussed on Forum
"A federal jury Virginia is set to, begin deliberations Thursday and the fraud and tax evasion trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort during closing. Arguments Wednesday NPR's Carrie Johnson reports that the defense argued that the prosecution has not met its burden
Puerto Rico utility completes restoration 10 months after Maria
"I'm, Shay Stevens Kansas, governor Jeff call your says he's. Conceding his bid for, reelection tobacco challenger and secretary of state Chris Kobuk as Steve facade of the Kansas news service reports Collier's announcement comes a week after a Jew pre-primary that remained too close to call Khobar. Put pressure on call your in. A press conference earlier. In the day saying they Kansas Republican's needed, to unite and not stole their general election campaign any longer only a few hundred votes separate the candidates and several counties. Still had to report their official tallies the, call your acknowledged, the votes he, needed words. Materializing this election is probably the closest in America but the numbers. Are just not there unless we would go to, extraordinary measures co now moves forward to. A three way general election facing democratic state. Senator lure Kelly an independent businessmen Greg, Orman. Friend PR news I'm Steven visa into peak A Pennsylvania grand jury report is. Accusing the
"shay stevens" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM
"Live from NPR news in Washington I'm Shay Stevens and associated Trump campaign adviser Roger, stone is being held in contempt of court for refusing to appear before a grand jury. In the Russia investigation Andrew Miller through his attorney says the Justice department had, no authority to appoint a special counsel who's investigating possible Trump campaign ties, to Russia and, arson fire, in the Cleveland, national, forest near Los Angeles remains just five percent contained after. Doubling, in size to just over eighteen thousand acres as Hedlund hurt ease of, member station k. p. c. reports the man accused of setting, the blaze was in court Friday morning fifty one year old forest Clark was scheduled. To be, arraigned on arson and other charges but authorities say he made several. Outbursts in, court calling the charges against him a lie and his arraignment was postponed for the second time this week the new date August. Seventeenth the holy fire meanwhile continues to spread. From Orange County farther into riverside prompting The evacuation of more than twenty one thousand people governor Brown. Has declared a state of emergency for both counties allowing for expanded emergency services for NPR news I'm Hettie Lynne Hardy's in Los Angeles a former school groundskeeper says he hopes. His case against Monsanto will help two thousand similar lawsuits against chemical giant a San Francisco jury has awarded Dwayne Johnson two hundred and eighty nine million dollars in damages after finding that Monsanto's weed killer roundup contributed to his terminal cancer Brent, Wizner as Johnson's attorney this case was historic every major known human carcinogen had a moment. Mike this a moment when the science finally caught up when they could no, longer bury it where people had to actually look at it and say, we have a, problem in, this case is. That, moment a company spokesman says that Monsanto synthesizers with, John But plans to, appeal downtown Charlottesville is on lockdown. City officials hope to avoid a repeat of the deadly violence sparked by a white supremacist rally there a year ago w. CD's whole Spencer reports that the only action. Ahead of Sunday's anniversary, of the unite the right event is coming from cable news. Crews on the city's empty streets one of the people who is in town is video journalist John Ziegler he says his. Footage of the car crash that killed. Thirty two year old Heather higher appears in the new Spike Lee film black klansman so to literally role.
"shay stevens" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM
"Live from NPR news in. Washington, I'm Shay Stevens the military is moving forward with the proposed space force that President Trump says he wants place by twenty. Twenty Defense, Secretary Jim Mattis says the new force would be a sixth branch of the military overseeing domain that needs to be protected State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert is. Defending, the Trump administration's decision to slap. Sanctions on, Russia over a nerve gas attack in Britain I think the president has addresses and so his secretary palm pale. We'd like, to have a better relationship with the Russian government recognizing that we have a lot. Of areas of mutual concern now it says the US consider sanctions and effective tool and getting other nations, to negotiate or to encourage them to make changes she, says North Korea is an example of that Moscow has repeatedly denied Britain's claims that it was behind the poisoning of a. Former Russian spy and his daughter earlier This year in England Washington DC is ramping up security ahead of this weekend's national white white nationalist rally across. From the White House the event will coincide with the anniversary of a similar event that results in the death of a counter protester in Charlottesville from member station w. a. m. u. l. a. u. has more authorities in Washington one avoid a repeat of what happened in Charlottesville as white nationalist are set to convene in the city. On Sunday DC police, chief Peter Newsome says officers will work to keep rally goers. And counter protesters apart we have seen in the past when these two groups have been. In the same area, at the same time it. Leads to violent confrontations our goal is to prevent that from occurring newsroom says it also be. Illegal to carry firearms even with the permit in. And around, the demonstrations he says officers will be on high alert to identify, people carrying guns officials say the lookout for other items that could also be used as. Weapons for NPR news I'm Ellen you in Washington The head, of Yellowstone National Park is once again speaking publicly about his. Impending departure but Dan wink is walking back his claim that Trump administration officials are forcing. Him out of the, job the mountain west news. Bureaus Nate Heggie has more when news of the departure I broke superintendent Dan wake said he. Felt quote abused by the interior department but now. He's changing, his tone I regret the use of the word abused I'm just, going to tell you that probably anything I've ever said in any of these interviews I've. Regretted using the word abused However I probably would. Tell you it still feels a. Little punitive earlier this summer the interior department told he could either take, a new, job in DC, or retire early he doesn't have a full grasp. On why he. Was forced out, though colleagues say wake butted heads with ranchers, over bison and with local business. Owners on how to manage the record-breaking number. Of visitors entering the park each summer for NPR news I made Heggie in Missoula Montana for. Washington you're listening to NPR news A federal judge, in Seattle is giving the, Trump administration, sixty days to ban the use of the pesticide Chlor Pira fos writing for the ninth circuit court of appeals. Judge jed Rakoff said the EPA largely ignored its own risk assessment for the chemical the ruling comes nearly a year and a half after former EPA administrator Scott Pruitt rejected arguments by environmentalist, that chloroquine false poses a health risk. To, farmers and children the Obama administration recommended banning use of the drug or the. Chemical rather on food crops but Pruitt reverse that guidance rescue helicopters ferried some seven hundred. Fifty people from camp sites in southern France because of flooding brought on by torrential, rains NPR's Eleanor Beardsley reports had violent storms are hitting the region on the heels of a heatwave four helicopters were mobilized to help evacuate the camp sites located. In the southeast of the country near the. Cities of Neiman Montpellier aside Seventy year old German camper has gone missing children were also evacuated from a summer camp and four kids were hospitalized with minor injuries Europe. Is experiencing hot extreme weather this summer glaciers are melting in Scandinavia and fish are. Dying in overheated rivers in Switzerland in Spain and. Portugal temperatures have soared, as high as one hundred and fifteen degrees, to help them cope with the heat.
Alaska sightseeing plane crash leaves 4 dead, 1 missing
"Be right back after the news The Live from NPR news in. Washington I'm Shay. Stevens the Mendocino complex fire in Lake. County California is now being called the state's largest. Ever the blaze has grown to nearly two hundred eighty four thousand, acres and it's one of eighteen major wildfires in. California Cal fire. Spokesman Scott McLean says the state's current fire season has been. Brutal we have over fourteen thousand individuals assigned to various fires in the. States that's most I've ever heard of that comes from roughly seventeen states national guard, Australia New, Zealand McLean says two hundred active duty US soldiers from joint base Lewis mcchord in Washington being trained to help. Firefighters he, says nearly six hundred thirty thousand acres have burned in California so far this, year Rick gates says he and his former business partner Paul Manafort carried out an elaborate, offshore tax, evasion and fraud scheme gates testified Monday at manafort's federal trial on tax evasion and thank fraud charges gates says. He also, embezzled hundreds of thousands of dollars from Manafort a one time Trump campaign chairman It may be, harder for secret political donors to remain anonymous under. A ruling by a federal judge in Washington DC NPR's Peter Overby reports that the decision appears to close. A major loophole in campaign finance law and could curtail millions of dollars in secret funding for campaigns the cases mainly. About social welfare organizations which solicit six and seven figure contributions, until now the Federal Election Commission has allowed donors to remain secret unless they your Mark the money for specific ads but federal district chief judge barrel is. Throwing out that regulation ruling, that it contradicts the law is congress passed it. Noah book binders director of citizen's responsibility and ethics in Washington which sued the f. e. c. any. Of these nonprofit organizations that are spending money in politics are gonna have to play by a, new set of rules howls decision could be appealed. And meanwhile donors for issue Edgewood still remain anonymous those are the ads that avoid using vote for Your vote against messages Peter Overby NPR news Washington four people are confirmed dead and one is missing from weakened plane crash near North America's highest. Mountain Phillip manning with member station KTAR, reports the crash site is in an area known. As thunder mountain which the National Park Service describes as a knife edge ridge with steep slopes and loose. Rock it took a Denali national park ranger suspended from one of the rescue helicopters to clear snow away from the. Four bodies all but one of the people on board the, flight that crashed Saturday evening the names of the pilot and passengers have not yet been released Ketu aviation the company that owns the aircraft says it staff. Is grieving the loss of, life and is cooperating fully with all responding agencies. For NPR news I'm Phillip manning Intel Keita Alaska You're listening to, NPR news Iran is accusing the United States of reneging on the nuclear agreement that was. Signed by the Obama administration many sanctions eased under, the landmark deal, are now back in effect President Trump signed an executive order Monday to reimpose some economic sanctions on financial transactions to. Exert with the administration. Calls maximum pressure state run Saudia airlines. Is suspending flights to Toronto it's the latest move and a growing diplomatic rift over women's rights activists. Being detained in Saudi Arabia the BBC's Paul. Blake has more the flight cancellations are. Just one of several measures the kingdom is taking after it accused. Canada of violating its sovereignty Ottawa said last week that it was concerned by reports that several civil and women's rights activists had been detained in recent weeks since then relations. Have abruptly and rapidly deteriorated the Saudis have described Canada's comments as blatant. Interference, in their domestic affairs they've Suspended educational exchange. Programs kicked out the Canadian ambassador and banned any new trade between the. Countries The. BBC's Paul Blake. Reporting Indonesian. Soldiers pulled a man alive from the rubble of a. Large mosque that was flattened binder earthquake thousands of survivors are still waiting for. Aid and tourists stranded camp camp- camping out at beaches and in the lobbies of damage hotels the north of. The, island of Lombok has been devastated by the quake which had a magnitude of seven point oh that struck Sunday night. And rescuers are faced with, thousands of damaged buildings.
New Yorker investigation alleges sexual misconduct by CEO of CBS
"Of. Wales I'm DWI Gibson we'll be right back after the news Live from NPR news in Washington I'm Shay. Stevens Cal fire ficials say the wind-driven car fire in Shasta county is now five, percent contained after claiming at least two lives and destroying. Five hundred structures thousands more buildings are. Threatened by the place but some evacuees in the city of reading having just minutes to flee capital, public radio's Nick Miller spoke with one resident who got out safely Valerie Angola's in. A west reading neighborhood of older homes and oak trees on Thursday she climbed a hill near her. House I could see the flame burning, about a mile, away and terrify the inferno, raged into her neighborhood like, tornado anything that, was not nailed down was toughened thrown by. This fire NATO the fire is definitely creating its own weather. Pattern and burnt. Leaves are dropping all over the city And emerging are being. Tossed in all directions so that's. Pretty scary she. Says her escaped, through town was chaos gridlock extended for miles on the interstate and her community is unsure what's next for NPR news I'm Nick Miller. In, Sacramento when on the most powerful executives, in media is being investigated for what the network is calling allegation of personal misconduct CBS. CEO les Moonves says is the subject of a New Yorker magazine article by journalist, Ronan Farrow on sexual misconduct Farrell tells NPR he interviewed. Thirty current and former CBS employees including. Six who went on record despite fear retaliation the actress and writer Ileana Douglas who told a story, of what she described as sexual assaults during a business meeting the writer Janet Jones. The producer Christine Peters you know these are women of tremendous character and and competence in their industry CBS has board we'll take appropriate action based on the findings of an independent. Investigation President Trump is. Denying any knowledge of June two thousand sixteen meeting with Russians. At Trump Tower as. NPR Sarah mccamman reports Trump is responding to, reports on claims allegedly made by his former lawyer Michael Cohen President Trump has said he had. No prior knowledge of the. Meeting in which Russians were expected to offer negative information about democratic nominee Hillary Clinton CNN has. Reported that Trump's former. Attorney Michael Cohen claims Trump, new of the meeting in advance and is willing to say so to special counsel Robert. Muller who's investigating Russian interference in a tweet Trump says quote I did not know of the meeting with my son Don Jr. sounds to me like someone is trying to make up stories in order to get himself out of an unrelated, jam Coen, faces federal, charges connected, to his, business in New York City Sarah mccamman NPR news the White House From Washington you're listening, to NPR news A federal judge in San Diego says the Trump administration gets credit for you reunifying more than eighteen hundred children recently separated from parents. And sponsors at the. US southwest border but US district court judge Dana brawl says the administration still must deal with the hundreds of families, who were not reunited by his, deadline which was Thursday, in some cases. Parents of migrant children still. In government custody have already been deported the city. Of Philadelphia is ending a long-running contract they gave immigration enforcement agents access to a real time, arrest database used by local police WHYY's Bobby Allen reports the move follows weeks of protests. Urging city leaders determining the deal city leaders, are now siding with activists who say federal agents were. Using the data to target unauthorized immigrants the, database doesn't include a suspects emmigration status but it, does provide, the person's country of, origin Philadelphia mayor Jim Kenney Says. Ice agents were seizing on that info to search for people in the country illegally that's not the policing that we're, looking for there's rules and regulations, the police have to, follow that these. Guys don't follow us so. We're not going to provide them additional information so. They can go out and round up people in a statement and ice official calls the city, ending the decadelong contract disappointing saying it will needlessly compromise public safety Bobby Allen NPR news. Philadelphia on Wall Street stocks closed lower led, by declines and technology shares the NASDAQ composite index fell. One hundred and fourteen points the Dow Jones, industrial average lost seventy six points I'm Shay Stevens, NPR news, in Washington Support for NPR comes from NPR. Stations other contributors include, Newman's Own foundation Workington nourish the common.
U.S. judge denies gun control groups' attempt to block 3-D gun blueprints
"Live from NPR news in Washington I'm Shay Stevens conditions are getting worse for crews battling wildfire that's claimed two lives and burned at. Least, five hundred structures in northern California Shasta county Cal fire officials say that thousands more buildings are threatened by the car fire which now consumes nearly forty five thousand acres April Ehrlich of Jefferson. Public, radio is in reading where some evacuees are ignoring orders to. Stay away from Bern, areas unfortunately a lot of people are returning home and they, are finding these small flames. Around their neighborhood and they've kind of, taken upon themselves to put those fires out either with. Garden hoses or shoveled April Ehrlich reporting. That some evacuees are finding out that their homes are, gone meanwhile Cal, fire officials say that shifting winds are making. It hard to predict where the embers will land a federal judge in Texas has cleared the way. For private defense company to post download Plans for untraceable three d., printed guns, as. Met large at member station k. UT in Austin reports the company plans to resume publishing the plans next. Week it's the end of a five year legal battle between. An Austin based company called defense distributed and the federal government the company's owner Cody Wilson. First published plans for a single shot pistol on the web in twenty thirteen, it can be fabricated out of plastic using. A three d. printer the State Department then told him to take it down saying it violated federal arms export rules. Wilson, sued the State Department saying it was violating his free speech rights by blocking the posting earlier, this year the government settled with Wilson and defense distributed paving the way for posting more of its three d. principal designs online including assault style rifles gun control groups asked to. Stop, the settlement but a judge has now denied that request for NPR news I'm Matt large in Austin US Defense Secretary Jim Madison says the US has main goal in Syria is to defeat Beat the. Islamic state Mattis telling reporters the US also has a role in stabilizing the northeastern part of the country to prevent. The return of, the terrorist group NPR's Tom Bowman has more medicine both Russia and Iran or trying to. Keep Syrian later by all Assad in power in the US is. Focused on peace talks and helping the innocence caught up in the, war that you don't do. Simply walk away and leave the place as devastated as it is based on this war you. Don't just leave, it and then ISIS comes back so that will involve immediate restoration of drinking water for example clearing those kinds of, things medicine that will, take both US and international donations but that's, been a challenge the White House froze two hundred million dollars. In rebuilding money and officials, say promised, money. From the Gulf states has not come through Tom Bowman NPR news Washington And you're listening, to NPR, news A New York magazine article was. Quoting six women accusing CBS CEO. Les Moonves says of sexual harassment the reporter legislation misconduct which moon vez denies occurred between the nineteen, eighty. S and the late two thousands the network says it is investigating what's it's calling personal misconduct claims, against this leader in a statement wound Vesa acknowledges there were times decades ago when he may have made. Some women uncomfortable, by making advances but he says those were mistakes and he never misused. His position to harm anyone's, career the Cleveland, orchestra has suspended violinist and concert master William. Proposal over allegations of sexual misconduct NPR's stocks CO close reports that puzzle has been a star performer in the. Orchestra for more than twenty years the Cleveland orchestra is one of the top orchestras in the US and since nineteen ninety five William perusal has been it's concert Master second only in. Importance to the conductor the orchestra has put, perusal on leave while it investigates the claims of violinist Zeneca Bowers. She alleges that after she took. A lesson from perusal in Miami in nineteen ninety eight he began aggressively kissing her on buttoning her, clothes. And pushing her onto his hotel that she says she managed to get away but afterwards perusal told, her she would be blacklisted if she told anyone about the incident this is not the first time approval. Has been accused, of misconduct another female student made similar claims in two thousand seven Anastazia. Syllabus NPR news New York, and I'm Shay, Stevens NPR news in Washington support for NPR. Comes from NPR stations other contributors include the National Endowment for the arts the federal.
North Korea Hands Over Remains Of 55 U.S. Servicemen Killed In Korean War
"Live from NPR news in Washington I'm Shay Stevens North Korea has turned over. Fifty five boxes of remains believed to be those of American soldiers missing, from the Korean war as NPR's quil Lawrence reports the United Nations command conducted a preliminary review for the remains were transported to an airbase in South Korea the US transport plane flew from South Korea to once on, North Korea collected sets of human remains believed to be American war dead North Korea may have, already located as many as two, hundred sets according to the Pentagon more than five thousand American troops remain unaccounted for after the, war which halted with an armistice sixty five years ago today. When President, Trump, and North Korean dictator Kim, Jong UN met last, month they announced that repatriation of remains would resume after many years when hostile relations, made it impossible the US will hold a formal repatriation ceremony in South Korea on. August I according to the White House which called the North Korean. Action encouraging quil. Lawrence NPR news French president Emmanuel. Macron is not happy about the trade agreement between President Trump and the head of the European Commission from Paris Jake sagana reports that Macron is. Pushing for more concessions on aluminum and steel tariffs it was surprising that Trump. And e you commission president Jean-Claude Yonker found a compromise on trade tariffs, especially for Spain and France during their meeting in Madrid both French president Emmanuel Macron and Spain's prime minister Pedro Sanchez said they needed clarification on the new agreement between the EU and the US macaroni and said he, wants to see more cuts made on steel and aluminum tariffs the French president said a fair, trade deal can only be made, on a reciprocal basis without threat and he didn't want to enter into a collective agreement macaroni, stance on the new EU US deal is a departure from his typical, rhetoric, that Europe is stronger as, a confederation for NPR news and Jake sagana wrote in Paris California sweltering heat wave while battling wildfires at both ends of the state. Daniel Carson reports that one fast moving blaze in the San Jacinto mountains east of. Los Angeles as forced thousands of vacuum firefighters are. Deploying air tankers and helicopters to try and contain, the blaze when it spreads to steeper hard to reach, terrain the fire was, deliberately, set the. Suspect was. Arrested and is in custody it could take days to burn itself out other wildfires in the state include, one in northern California's Shasta county this burned more than twenty, thousand acres Daniel Carson reporting the so-called car fire in Shasta county is also reportedly burned dozens of homes, and is nowhere near contained Scott McLean a spokesman for. The crew battling the fire says it's a fast moving blaze that is consuming everything in its path you're listening to NPR news US Senator Claire. Mccaskill is incensed that Russian hackers tried. To breach her. Office computers last August as first reported by the Daily Beast the Missouri democrat says that while the hackers were not successful the attempt was outrageous and that she will, not be intimidated mccaskill faces a tough battle to retain her seat. In the upcoming midterm elections TV and film composer Patrick Williams has. Died Williams wrote music for such popular TV series such as the Mary Tyler Moore show he also won four Emmys and earned an Oscar nomination. For his score to the nineteen Seventy-nine hit film breaking away, NPR's Tom Cole has an appreciation Patrick Williams composed music for nearly two hundred feature films and TV shows including.
Israel intercepts rocket from Gaza after border exchange
"Battling the flames bulldozers, engines water tenders odds multi-agency all hands kind, of a situation here and as you can imagine these temperatures right now this wind long this weather pattern, is really kind of what we're fighting against the so-called Marsh fire broke out this afternoon it quickly spread to. Over two hundred acres in an area east of San Francisco the Ferguson fire burning near Yosemite national park. Has grown to more than sixty square miles. As crew struggles to contain that blaze campers and other tourists are being told to stay out. Of the park at least through Sunday that would allow crews to make, more aggressive measures to contain the two week old fire is only. About twenty five percent contain powders taking protective measures to protect themselves this is NPR news News The Trump administration is proposing to make it harder to a, race college, debt in cases of alleged. Fraud the US department of education proposal would let schools respond to fraud claims and four students into. Arbitration students could get relief if they prove that they were misled department, documents say students should be protected from, fraud but they have a responsibility to do research before choosing a. College the new rules would apply to loans taken out after next. July new violence has broken out between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza this just days after Palestinian militants agree to a u n brokered ceasefire NPR's Daniel estrin has more from. Jerusalem the Israeli military, says, Palestinians opened fire on soldiers near the Gaza, border moderately. Wounding one. Soldier Israel says it retaliated with artillery fire toward HAMAs militant. Posts and HAMAs said three of its militants were killed There's been intensified cross-border. Violence over the last two weeks the left one Israeli soldier and, several Palestinian, militants dead Palestinian officials say. At least two civilians were also killed last weekend said it agreed to a ceasefire yesterday the United. Nations on void to. The region Nicolae madelynn of said he visited Gaza, to try to lower tensions Meanwhile Israel, says it's targeted a rocket launcher in Syria after rockets were fired. Toward Israel it's believed to be spillover violence from fighting in Syria. Daniel estrin NPR news Jerusalem on Asia market shares are lower following gains on Wall Street I'm Shay Stevens NPR news in Washington support for NPR comes from Heather stirred Hager and. Paul g Hager supporting, African, wildlife foundation working to ensure the future of, Africa's wildlife. And wild. Lands learn more at a WF dot org and Americans for. The arts at Americans for the arts dot org This.
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.
"shay stevens" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM
"Live from npr news in washington i'm shay stevens president trump has sent out a tweet questioning the value of nato npr's alice fordham reports that trump's online remark came after the military alliance which flips the us issued a communique agreeing to bolster defenses trump criticized germany publicly for the second time in a day for buying gas from russia he said that the us was paying for europe's protection a reference to the fact that the us has a large defense budget than its european allies the message was characteristically at odds with that of other countries pursuits emphasize unity a summit communique cool today security and firemen dangerous unpredictable and fluid cited russia as a particular concern uncalled for more defense spending alice fordham and pr news brussels nevada judge has delayed an execution that had been scheduled for thursday npr's on jaffe reports it's because of a lawsuit by the company that makes one of the drugs in the state's lethal injection protocol if the decision holds this would be the first time that an execution has been halted because of a successful lawsuit by drugmaker alvin said it didn't want it sedatives my dazzle them to be used in a quote botched execution the company also claimed that the state of nevada had obtained the drug under false pretenses drug company sandoz has also objected to nevada using one of their drugs in executions but has not formally joined the lawsuit fortysevenyearold scott raymond dosier has said he'd rather die than live in prison and that he doesn't mind if his execution painful he was convicted of murdering and dismembering twenty two year old jeremiah miller who'd come to a las vegas motel to purchase ingredients for manufacturing methamphetamine either jaffe npr news a firefighter remains hospitalized your madison wisconsin after a.
"shay stevens" Discussed on KQED Radio
"Live from npr news in washington i'm shay stevens president trump is sent out a tweet questioning the value of nato npr's alice fordham reports that trump's online remark came after the military alliance which flew the us issued a communique agreeing to bolster defenses trump criticized gemini publicly for the second time in a day for buying gas from russia he said that the us was paying for europe's protection a reference to the fact that the us has a large defense budget than its european allies the message was characteristically at odds with that of other countries though sought to emphasize unity a summit communicate cool today security environment dangerous unpredictable and fluid cited russia is a particular concern uncalled for more defense spending alice fordham and theon news brussels una vida judge has delayed an execution that had been scheduled for thursday npr's on jaffe reports it's because of a lawsuit by the company that makes one of the drugs in the state's lethal injection protocol if the decision holds this would be the first time that an execution has been halted because of a successful lawsuit by drugmaker alvin said it didn't want it sedatives my desk lamp to be used in a quote botched execution the company also claimed that the state of nevada had obtained the drug under false pretenses drug companies sandoz has also objected to nevada using one of their drugs in excecutions but has not formally joined the lawsuit year scott raymond dosier has said he'd rather die than live in prison and that he doesn't mind if his executioners painful he was convicted of murdering and dismembering twenty two year old jeremiah miller who'd come to a las vegas motel to purchase ingredients for manufacturing methamphetamine either jaffe npr news a firefighter remains hospitalized your madison wisconsin after a.
"shay stevens" Discussed on KQED Radio
"Live from npr news in washington i'm shay stevens president trump has interviewed more than a half a dozen candidates to succeed retiring supreme court justice anthony kennedy npr's scott horsely reports that trump is set to announce his nominee early next week president trump interviewed four supreme court candidates on monday and three more the following day he told an audience in west virginia he's devoting a lot of time and attention to one of the most consequential choices he'll make as president i think you'll be very impressed a very talented people brilliant people and they gonna really love it like just as gorsuch we we had a home run there and we're gonna hit a home run here trump selected as finalists from a list drawn up with help from conservative activists at the federalist society and the heritage foundation with a flair for the dramatic the president has been promoting a formal announcement of his pick on monday scott horsely npr news the white house trump administration says the government will no longer encourage schools to you use race as a factor in the admissions process in resents obama era guidelines met to promote diversity among students us attorney general jeff sessions calls the policy unnecessary and improper hundreds of homes are under evacuation orders in western states were hot and dry conditions are fueling dozens of blazes in utah authorities have evacuated homes because of a growing wildfire near were popular fishing reservoir southeast of salt lake city there's been guesstimates and they are nothing more than guesstimates of maybe twenty to thirty structures that have been destroyed damaged a wild wind fueled wildfire in northern california continues to send a thick layer smoke and asked out of san francisco that's prompted advisories for people in the area to stay on doors even some july fourth fireworks shows have been canceled mexico's president elect and the current head of state met on tuesday with both men promising a peaceful smooth transition of power is npr's carrie kahn reports the presidentelect says he'll forgo half his salary and give up his security detail and men were lopez over at our arrived in meeting with president than recapping opinion yet though and a used car with no security detail present the people will protect me said lopez over at orange joked about hoping the press doesn't squash him hand pending the at held a private discussion pictures of the two of them strolling the hall of of the opulent presidential palace or released by both men's press teams they vowed to work together until the incoming president assumes office on december first lopez at our won a landslide victory.
"shay stevens" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM
"Live from npr news in washington i'm shay stevens age say that secretary of state mike pompeo at north korea's former military leader we'll touch on some key issues during daylong talks in new york on thursday chief among those topics will be whether a meeting between president trump and north korea's leader kim jong un can be restored trump cancelled a planned june twelve gathering in singapore but both leaders say they're still willing to talk the mideast envoy nikolai ladan off says the latest excavation of violence between hamas rulers and israel is pushing the two sides to the brink of war milanov addressing an emergency security council meeting under the current circumstances failure to act immediately with a set of relatively modest achievable interventions will only amplify the humanitarian crisis a drastic increase the risk of confrontation us ambassador nikki haley took issue with the council's failure to respond to her mass attacks on israel it is outrageous for the security council to fail to condemn hamas rocket attacks against israeli civilians while the human rights council approved sending a team to investigate isreaeli actions taken in self defense the united states previously blocked three statements to condemn israeli killings during protests along the gaza border in texas governor greg abbott is outlining a plan to improve safety at schools in his st clair.
"shay stevens" Discussed on NPR News Now
"Support for planet money and the following message come from i shares because the best preparation for tomorrow is building for your future today i shares by black rock inspired to build live from npr news in washington i'm shay stevens president trump says that planning for us north korea summit continue despite signs that the gathering may not take place trump addressed the issue yesterday before hosting a meeting with south korea's president moon jane where moving along and we'll see what happens there are certain conditions that we want and i think we'll get those conditions and if we don't we don't have the meeting and frankly has a chance to be a great great meeting for north korea and a great meeting for the world doubts about next month summit rose after paeon young cancelled a meeting with south korea to protest joint military drills off the korean peninsula may well the south's unification ministry says its list of journalists have been approved to join foreign media to witness the north's dismantling of nuclear test site this week women fared well and several primary elections that were held last night contests were held and four us states including texas where democratic women were nominated try to flip to congressional seat held by republican men in georgia democrats at chosen stacey abrams to become the state's first black female governor from georgia public broadcasting bradley george reports that abrahams won yesterday's primary by a landslide abrahams the former minority leader in the georgia house defeated former state representative stacey evans by more than two hundred thousand votes many of the state's most prominent democrats supported her including congressman john lewis and she racked up endorsements from hillary clinton and bernie sanders speaking to supporters in atlanta abram said victories like hers are quote when the impossible becomes the truth we are writing the next chapter of georgia's future where no one is unseen no one is unheard and no one is uninspired on the republican side lieutenant governor casey caygill will face secretary of state brian kemp in june.
"shay stevens" Discussed on NPR News Now
"Live from npr news in washington i'm shay stevens the trump administration is preparing to roll out a proposal to block family planning a two groups that provide or make referrals for abortions as npr sarah mccamman reports the move is part of a larger effort to cut funding to planned parenthood the proposed regulation would apply to title ten the federal program that provides contraception as td screenings and other reproductive health services to millions of low income people under current law federal funding for abortions is prohibited in most cases but social conservatives have made cutting funds to any group providing or referring patients for abortions a high priority a trump administration official says the regulations will require organizations that receive title ten funds to separate themselves physically and financially from any groups that perform or quote support abortion abortion rights advocates say the proposal would undermine reproductive health care for low income paper since sarah mccamman npr news washington the food and drug administration is launching a website that will name pharmaceutical companies accused of blocking generic competitors from the drug market npr's alison kodjak reports it's one of many trump administration plans to pressure drugmakers to lower their prices it's a practice that officials say is increasingly common brand name drugmakers refused to allow generic companies to buy enough of their medication to do the testing required to get their drug onto the market fda commissioner scott gottlieb says the new website shine the light on the practice in hopes that pharmaceutical manufacturers will change their ways companies now on notice rental companies notice that there'll be a website at fda that's going to identify when multiple generic entrance are having trouble getting access to their to their physical samples and you'll know that too earlier this week that department of health and human services updated its websites with new information on what medicare and medicaid pay for prescription drugs alison kodjak npr.
"shay stevens" Discussed on NPR News Now
"Live from npr news in washington i'm shay stevens palestinian says really forces have killed at least fifty two protesters and the latest under us at the gaza israel border as npr's michelle kellerman reports the united states is accusing the hamas group of provoking the railly's the palestinian ambassador to the un riyad mansour is accusing israel of using what he calls massive firepower against palestinians who have been protesting in recent weeks at gaza's border with israel and he points out that the latest violence coincides with the opening of the us embassy in jerusalem which he calls provocative on those who think that opening the embassy open doors to peace let them look at what is really happening in the gaza strip israel says it's defending its borders from threatened incursions white house spokesman says israel has a right to defend itself against what he calls a gruesome propaganda attempt by hamas michelle kellerman npr news the state department the us supreme court's decision to strike down a ban on sports betting is the culmination of a seven year multi million dollar legal battle by the state of new jersey from member station wnyc matt katz has details new jersey voters approved a constitutional amendment legalizing sports betting casinos and racetracks back in twenty eleven professional sports league sued and republican governor chris christie fought the case all the way to the supreme court sports betting was seen as a way to bring revenue to the states struggling racetracks and casinos in atlantic city christie's democratic successor phil murphy also supports sports betting and legislators moved quickly monday to introduce a bill to regulate and tax the new industry one racetrack operator hopes the start taking bets in just weeks you jerseys victory in court applies nationwide and other states also have legislation in the works for npr news matt katz another volcanic fisher has formed on hawaii's big.
"shay stevens" Discussed on NPR News Now
"Live from npr news in washington i'm shay stevens health ministry officials say at least fifty two palestinians were killed during monday's protests along the border between gaza and israel as npr's michelle kellerman reports the violence coincided with the opening of the new us embassy in jerusalem in a tweet president trump calls it a big day for israel prompting this from the palestinian embassador to the un riyad mansour tragic day for the palestinians and shame on those who ignore the pain and the suffering of the palestinian people he says while us officials were celebrating the opening of the us embassy in jerusalem israeli forces were using aircraft artillery and tanks against palestinian protesters in gaza the palestinian embassador is calling for international protection since israel has in his words abdicated its responsibility as the occupying power israel says its troops are defending the border from threats and incursions michelle kellerman npr news the state department missouri's republican governor eric writings is no longer facing a felony invasion of privacy charge a saint louis public radio's racial reports prosecutors announced the decision today at the end of the third day of jury selection in a statement on the courthouse steps greatness called the decision a great victory this experience has been humbling i have emerged from it a changed man greatness was accused of taking a semi nude photo without the permission of the woman with whom he was having an affair and then transferring it to a computer prosecutors have been forced to admit several times they did not have the picture in question they ultimately dropped the case after defense attorneys got permission to call the circuit attorney kim gardner as a witness brightens is lawyers wanted to ask her about the conduct of an investigator she hired gardner plans to ask a special prosecutor to retry the case a spokeswoman says the offices confident they have enough evidence for npr news i'm rachel that meant in saint louis president trump is thanking the public for the well wishes for first lady melania trump as npr sierra mccamman reports mrs trump is recovering from surgery at a hospital near washington spokeswoman says melania trump is in the hospital and we'll be there all week she was treated for what her spokeswoman describes as a benign kidney condition were told the procedure was successful and without complications and that the first lady.
"shay stevens" Discussed on NPR News Now
"From npr news in washington i'm shay stevens president trump on veiled his plan to lower prescription drug prices today julie rovner of kaiser health news says it's one of dozen ideas that the administration is considering to crackdown abuses and the drug approval process it's a long list of proposals some of them might help some people but it could end up hurting other people for example if you you know cap how much certain people on medicare have to pay for their drugs that will end up probably increasing overall premiums for everybody who buys drug coverage under medicare so some people would pay less other people would pay more there seems to be more of that than there is of actually figuring out ways that would make overall prices lower the administration's proposals do not include medicare to negotiate directly with drug companies to get lower prices as trump promised during his campaign california governor jerry brown has signed an executive order to help make the state more resistant to catastrophic wildfires npr's kirk siegler reports that the order comes as fire managers in california and across the south west express concern about a long expensive wildfire season one of the most central pieces of this order is that it fast tracks existing wildfire mitigation programs namely the governor's offices doubling the amount of state forest land available for thinning and other forced health projects decades of suppressing wildfires has led to an unnatural buildup of fuels and forests that intern are subject to longer and hotter summers due to climate change the executive order also expands outreach efforts to private property owners who live in fire prone areas and haven't done enough mitigation work last year was california's most destructive fire season on record wildfires forced hundreds of thousands of people to evacuate and burn thousands of homes kirk siegler npr news culver city.
"shay stevens" Discussed on NPR News Now
"Live from npr news in washington i'm shay stevens president trump and german chancellor angela merkel discussed everything from trade to the upcoming talks between the us and north korea during their white house meeting on friday npr's windsor johnston reports in a joint appearance trump thanked miracle for her leadership in the maximum pressure campaign on north korea his comments come ahead of an upcoming summit with pyongyang we will not repeat the mistake of past administrations maximum pressure will continue until denuclearization occurs i look forward to our meeting should be quite something trump also told miracle that he wants a fair and reciprocal trading relationship with european countries and he said it's essential that nato allies pay their fair share on defense stopping short of specifically mentioning germany windsor johnston npr news washington of home look defender representing suspected serial killer james the angelo says he is she is still awaiting the prosecution's evidence against her client diane how're spoke to reporters after the angeles first court appearance in sacramento since his arrest hundreds of thousands of pages man i haven't gotten anything yet and i don't expect that i'll get a lot initially but hopefully it'll be coming in i'll have at least some some basic information dangelo is accused of at least a dozen murders in fifty rapes across california during the nineteen seventies and eighties florida base genealogy website used to track him down says it was not an active participant in the investigation and has never been contacted by anyone else in the case.
"shay stevens" Discussed on NPR News Now
"Support for planet money and the following message come from i shares because the best preparation for tomorrow is building for your future today i shares by black rock inspired to build live from npr news in washington i'm shay stevens leaders of north and south korea have met for the first time in more than a decade npr's anthony kuhn reports from seoul that the two sides will try to reach an agreement on a peace deal and the more difficult issue of nuclear disarmament kim jong un and moon jae in shook hands across the demarcation line separating the two koreas came as the first north korean leader to visit the south since the nineteen fifty to nineteen fifty three korean war as they began their morning talks moon praised kim's courage in crossing the border for the summit kim said the two sides must avoid repeating the mistakes of previous summits whose agreements they were not able to fulfil the two sides are expected to make some sort of announcement at the end of their meetings the talks will set the stage for a summit expected next month between kim jong un and president donald trump anthony kuhn in pr news soul bill cosby's lawyers say the fight is not over despite the comedians conviction on sexual assault charges a pennsylvania jury deliberated for less than two days before finding cosby guilty of drugging and molesting woman at his philadelphia area home in two thousand four it was the second trial for the entertainer the first ended in a hung jury cosby remains free on a million dollars bail pending sentencing at a date yet to be announced ebay administrator scott pruitt was grilled about his ethical missteps thursday during hearings on capitol hill pro told a house panel he made mistakes but his he has nothing to hide extra facts and fiction is fiction and ally doesn't become truth just because it appears on the front page of the newspaper much of what has been targeted towards me and my team has been half truths or best stories that have been so twisted that he did not resemble reality pro it faces nearly a dozen complaints about his conduct as head of the including taxpayer funded travel and security and an alleged fortythree thousand dollar soundproof phone booth.