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"This message comes from n._p._r. Sponsor dot co. Are you looking to launch your next big idea or get your startup website off the ground. Choose a domain name that reflects you and your business with a dot co u._r._l. It's short memorable and has availability ensuring you get the most relevant name for your idea with dot co. You'll you'll join the ranks of brands like google twitter and starbucks reserve your dot co domain today with a special offer at go dot co slash podcast live from n._p._r. News in washington. I'm shay stevens. President trump is pitching voters on the economy. Despite a rocky week for the stock market and economic warning signs n._p._r.'s timber keith reports trump's remarks at a new hampshire campaign rally thursday president trump lost new hampshire sir narrowly in two thousand sixteen and he says he doesn't intend to let that happen again. In a rally speech that largely stayed between the lines he touted the unemployment rate and other economic economic indicators. You have no choice but to vote for me because your 4._0._1._k. Down the tubes. Everything's gonna be down the tube so whether you love me or hate me vote for me. Economists say trump's trade wars are actually hurting the economy and causing uncertainty tamra keith n._p._r. News is traveling with the president health. Officials in the midwest are raising alarms about the popularity of vaping products among teenagers and young adults as bram sable. Smith reports pours from madison wisconsin. The latest concern follows a spate of apparently vaping related lung problems requiring hospitalization last month wisconsin department of health services.
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"This message comes from n._p._r. Sponsor xfinity some things are slow like a snail races. Other things are fast like xfinity x. by get get fast speeds even when everyone is online working to make wifi simple easy awesome more at xfinity dot com restrictions apply live from n._p._r. News in washington. I'm shay stevens a gunman who held police at bay for hours in a densely populated north philadelphia if you neighborhood is in custody after surrendering the suspect is accused of firing on officers who tried to serve a drug mart six officers were treated for gunshot wounds at area area hospitals and released mayor. Jim kenney says he's upset. That state and federal officials are not helping cities enforced gun control laws but they preempt us walk all kinds of gun control legislation officers deserve to be protected and they don't deserve to be shot at by a guy for hours with an unlimited supply of weapons limited safai bullets to officers. Here's who became trapped inside. The home. Were safely evacuated by swat team. Nearby homes and streets were evacuated during the standoff while roads and businesses and parts. The temple university campus replaced on lockdown. The democratic congressman is calling for an investigation into last week's immigration rates on several plants in mississippi as n._p._r.'s debbie elliott reports. The lawmaker is upset that almost seven hundred workers were detained for being in the country illegally while the companies that had hired them face new charges house homeland security chairman bennie thompson mississippi democrat says he's planning oversight field hearings in mississippi to determine determined why federal immigration officials targeted poultry workers in the state. I'm convinced isis just picking up the gauntlet to satisfy ah the trump administration and it's overreach to menendez thompson says he wants to know why federal agents did not notify state eight education and social service agencies that children would be left without their parents and what action will be taken against employers debbie elliott n._p._r. News jackson mississippi tuesday's big stock rebound proved a transitory rally for an ancient smark. Steve bucknor has more on wednesday sharp drop on wall street and the mounting economic worries that are behind it. Despite soft manufacturing job gains and consumer spending have been solid but the bond market is flashing rushing danger ahead the closely watched relationship of short and long term interest rates has flipped with to your treasury yields going above ten year once such a yield inversion has long been seen as a harbinger of recession investors feared trade frictions will further slow the global economy with bank shares shares plunging the dow jones industrials fell more than eight hundred points to close three percent lower the s. and p. and the tech heavy nasdaq had similar losses.
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"The next three decades and it'll last sometimes weeks longer than it has previously that's according to atmospheric researchers led by a team from yale and harvard public health agencies are now starting to recommend air filtration systems for home schools and public buildings until then b._j. is kubiak with montana's state health department says people consider visiting family or friends more other public buildings that might have better filtration systems places around the community that they can get a respite from that air scientists expect tens of millions of people to be affected by increased wildfire smoke and that could lead to more premature deaths for n._p._r. news i'm eric whitney in missoula montana You're listening to NPR news. a federal appeals court says new evidence can be considered in a lawsuit that challenging the trump administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the twenty twenty senses tuesday's ruling by the fourth circuit court of appeals came one day after federal judge suggested that racial discrimination and partisan politics could be the motive for adding the question the appeals court decision sends the case back to the federal court in maryland meanwhile the u._s. supreme court is expected to issue its ruling on the citizenship question this week a new national study shows that housing construction rates have been stagnant since the two thousand eight recession as anna customer of member station w. g. h. reports it's causing a housing shortage across the country director of the harvard joint center for housing studies chris herbert says for the last eight years the number of new housing units added has just equal the increase in the need for housing and so we're just keeping pace with new household not adding any new housing to be able to replace housing that's loss herbert says housing that is being added is mostly high end leaving out options for middle class families he says in the current market it's less profitable to build for the middle class so developers are doing it herbert believed the lack of building is due to labor shortages rising land prices and regulations on new development for n._p._r. news i'm ana customer on stock markets in asia shares mostly lower a fraction and shanghai following a down day on wall street the dow jones industrials lost one hundred and seventy nine points i'm shay stevens n._p._r. news in washington support for n._p._r..
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"Support for this podcast and the following message come from Google from Connecticut to California from Mississippi to Minnesota millions of businesses are using Google tools to grow online. Learn how Google is supporting businesses in your state at Google dot com slash economic impact. Live from NPR news. In Washington, I'm Shay Stevens. Top administration officials are briefing US house and Senate leaders on growing tensions in the Persian Gulf as NPR's David welna reports. The leaders say the recent deployments of an aircraft carrier strike group and bomber aircraft have deterred attacks by Iran acting Defense Secretary, Pat Shanahan was one of the officials who briefed congress. He later spoke to reporters about the face off with Iran. We do not want the situation to escalate, this is about deterrence, not about war House, Republican Adam Kensington said he had no doubts about the evidence. The officials presented, I'm just telling you what I heard in there. I'm convinced I can't real much more. But, like other Democrats California congresswoman Anna, as shoe was skeptical. Is it Ron doing what they say? She's doing because we've provoked Iran we have a hand in this issue said there. There was no commitment to consult congress about going to war. David welna NPR news, Washington. A US house panel is escalating the standoff between congressional Democrats and the White House. The judiciary committee is issued subpoenas to two more. Former Trump administration officials after former White House counsel Don Mcgann refused to appear at a hearing on Tuesday. The committee is one of several congressional panels investigating alleged attempts to obstruct the special counsels, Russia investigation abortion bans in several states have sparked protests around the country as Connecticut public radio. Nicole Leonard reports hundreds gathered for rally Tuesday in Hartford. Katherine, leflore zoo was just a little girl when Roe v. Wade granted abortion access to everyone and now at fifty seven years old. She's angry at what's happening today. Women need the autonomy to make citizens about their body without exception. And to watch us being driven back in time to, to place where women had less rights is enraging Connecticut's democratic governor Ned Lamont spoke at the event, he urged businesses in states with abortion bans to relocate to states that quote support the rights of women for NPR news. I'm Nicole Leonard in Hartford, California. Governor governor Newsom is launching a task force to find solutions to his states, homeless crisis. Do some calls the situation, a national disgrace everywhere I go, people are outraged. They're angry about what's happened or not happened on the streets. It's no longer coastal issue. This defines the state of California Newsome was speaking in Oakland, which is part of a county where the homeless population surged forty three percent in the last two years, that's according to an annual survey that's required by the US department of housing and urban development. You're listening to NPR news. The state of California is suing to block the Trump administration from canceling nearly a billion dollars for a proposed high speed rail service, the administration revoked the funding last week, citing project delays and cost overruns state officials, call the move political retribution for California's resistance to the administration's immigration policies. For the first time a novel, originally written in Arabic has won the man Booker international award NPR's Lynn neary reports at the prize is given for best work of fiction translated into English celestial bodies said, in postcolonial, Oman, is the first novel by an Omani woman to be translated into English. It was written by Johann, a Harthi and translated from Arabic by Maryland booth, both the author and translator will share the award of more than sixty thousand dollars, the Nautilus said, in post, colonial Oman, at a time, when the society was undergoing great change, bitney Hughes, who chaired the panel of judges. Call celestial bodies a book that wins over the head and the heart in equal measure and resists cliches of race slavery gender. The translation, who says weaves in the cadences of both poetry and everyday speech. Lynn neary, NPR news on stock markets, in Asia shares are mixed lower in Shanghai amid lingering US, China trade tensions, Wall Street stocks closed higher and, and late afternoon trading after the US's restrictions on tech giant while away. The Dow Jones industrials rose nine hundred ninety seven points, the NASDAQ composite index gained eighty three points. I'm Shay Stevens. NPR news in Washington.
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"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..
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"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.
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"Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Shay Stevens. A federal judge in Washington is giving congressional Democrats. The green light to sue President Trump for allegedly violating anti corruption clause of the US cost to Shen as NPR's Peter Overby tells us it is the third case of the conned accusing Trump violating the foreign emoluments clause, some two hundred house and Senate Democrats contend Trump wrongly accepts payments by foreign officials who patronize his DC hotel and other benefits from nations where he has businesses Justice department lawyers countered that the word Molly didn't cover such things. And the case should be dismissed no federal district judge. Emmet Sullivan is rejected the DOJ argument. He wrote the language of the emoluments clause is both sweeping and unqualified under the foreign emoluments clause. The president needs the consent of congress to accept those benefits. Trump has never asked for. Insent to other. Emolument suits have had rough going in federal court, but are still active. Peter Overby NPR news. Washington gunman killed two people and injured four others at the university of North Carolina, Charlotte campus, break collared member station. W F A E reports that the suspect is in custody. The first official Lert of the shooting occurred at five fifty pm local time UNC Charlotte tweeted shots reported near Kennedy run hide fight secure yourself immediately. The shooting occurred near the campuses Kennedy building, which is where information technology services is located Charlotte Mecklenburg police say they had the suspected shooter in custody for NPR news. I'm Gregg collared and Charlotte. Tensions are high in Venezuela amid rising political instability violence erupted in Caracas Tuesday as troops loyal to embattled President Nicolas Maduro clash with soldiers backing opposition leader, one Widodo opposition leader Widodo is calling for military. Uprising and is urging Venezuelans citizens to take to the streets until Maduro is out of power freelance. Journalists marina zoo nego describes the mood in the country. Violent clashes have erupted in the copy and actually throughout the country between protesters support way enforce our loyal to do at least for the moment being more than three thousand people have been wounded some of them would bullets as you said in KC on our more vehicle running to crowd of why does orders wounding one of the dusters marinas, UNITA speaking on NPR's all things considered. They will secretary of state Mike Pompeo says it appears that Madero was preparing to head to Cuba, Tuesday that Russian leaders had persuaded him to change his mind, dozens of countries, including the US consider one Guido as Venezuela's interim leader Wall Street stocks closed mixed Tuesday with the Dow gaining thirty eight points. The NASDAQ falling fifty four this is. NPR news. Apple is reporting a five percent decline in first quarter revenue amid slowing demand for iphones that followed a five percent drop in the previous quarter company is optimised though about its third quarter results as I phone prices begin to stabilize China apple posted a profit of eleven point six billion dollars from January through March though that was a sixteen percent decline from the same period a year ago. Government officials in France are concerned that May Day marches could be upended by violent protests. NPR's Eleanor Beardsley reports that there will be seventy five hundred police officers on para streets on Wednesday. The French interior minister says may I may be violent this year with yellow protesters demonstrators using black bloc tactics expected to come out in Paris may days celebrated across Europe is much like the US Labor Day holiday. Paris police ordered shopkeepers restaurants and cafes on the March passed a close and are planning to. Search demonstrators bags and carry out identity checks last week. President Emmanuel Macron announced billions of euros worth of measures including some tax cuts to try to calm..
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"Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Shay Stevens. Attorney general William bars is a release a redacted version of the special counsel's report on Russian interference in the US election within a week. Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell is okay with that plan, trusted attorney general to give us all the information that we need without revealing classified information Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer has doubts about what bar will reveal. We've heard reports in the media from some people on Muller's team that he didn't portray the report fairly will wait to see the report, but color me dubious that he's going to be fair unless he proves otherwise in the House Judiciary committee chair Jerrold Nadler says he could issue subpoenas very quickly. If Democrats cannot reach an agreement with bar to see the full mull report and any underlying evidence in it. I R S Commissioner Charles Radic, presented his agency's budget proposal to the house appropriations committee. Tuesday and his NPR's. Daniel Czeslaw reports the panel took the opportunity to question Riddick on the effects of the Republican tax code enacted last year, New York Democrat Nita Lowey says her constituents suffer under President Trump's tax overhaul that took effect this year. Previously tax payers could deduct an unlimited amount of state and local taxes. Now, they are kept at ten thousand dollars. The impact is strongest in states with high cost of living where does the IRS doing to resolve this issue and provide relief to high tax states, the IRS cannot change the time slot the IRS has to administer the law and deigned from California. I well understand your comments Commissioner ready says it's up to congress to change the tax code Danielle Czeslaw NPR news, Washington, US customs and border protection says they were more than one hundred and three thousand unauthorized border crossings in the US last month, mostly migrant families were unaccompanied children CB piece that's a thirty five. Percent increase from February and the highest number in over a decade. In Baltimore City council is urging mayor Catherine Pugh to resign in wake of an investigation and to deal she negotiated to sell her children's book series w wine PR's. Emily Sullivan reports that Pugh is temporarily on leave but says she intends to return to work in just two sentences council members were flat out it's quote, not in the best interest of the city of Baltimore for you to continue to serve as mayor. The letter is the strongest condemnation puce-faced from the council since her apparent self-dealing came to light in March. The Baltimore Sun reported that pew struck a children's book deal worth half a million dollars with the university of Maryland medical system, when she was a member of the board there. Emily sullivan. Reporting Wall Street stocks closed lower in trading Tuesday with the Dow Jones industrials falling one hundred ninety points. The NASDAQ lost forty four points and the s&p five hundred seventeen this is NPR news. Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and rival many guns are both declaring victory in an election. That's considered too close to call about a dozen parties could win seats in the one hundred twenty seat parliament called the Knesset. But none is expected to get close to a majority vonda results from the elections are expected on Wednesday. L Jerry is parliament has named an interim leader to replace former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika who resigned this month in wake of widespread public opposition. But NPR's Eleanor Beardsley reports that protesters especially young people returned to the streets, immediately after the appointment most of the anti-government demonstrations have taken place on Friday, but people began gathering after Abdelkadar Ben Salah was named interim leader and for the first time police used water cannons to disperse the demonstrators. The protesters who drove would've leaker from power. After two decades say they want the country's entire corrupt political hierarchy to go. That includes Ben Salah who was speaker of the upper house of parliament for sixteen years and a close booed Affleck ally, Ben Salah was named as interim leader for a maximum of ninety days, but demonstrators are wary. They don't want the boot Affleck regime to try to keep power when new elections are organized. They say they want a fresh start Eleanor Beardsley, NPR news Paris. British financial services giant standard. Chartered Bank will pay more than a billion dollars in fines to settle allegations by US and British authorities that attempted to evade you a sanctions imposed on Ron, Cuba, men, more and other nations. The settlement was announced Tuesday by the treasury department. I'm Shay Stevens. NPR news in Washington. Support for NPR comes from NPR stations. Other contributors include X chair maker of the X to.
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"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.
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"Kingston? I'm Shay Stevens. The US house in ways committee is asking the Internal Revenue Service to hand over six years of President Trump's personal and business tax returns. In a letter to the agency the committee sets an April tenth deadline for receiving the information. Trump has said he's not releasing his tax returns because of an ongoing audit. The White House is striking a softer tone on the president's threat to close the southern border unless Mexico stops all illegal immigration, deputy assistant to the president Adam Kennedy tells NPR's here, and now that Mexico is making progress on the issue. To close the border of the president's worked for two years with congress with partners throughout the world tr- to try and solve this problem. Unfortunately, what we've seen is that Democrats in congress and some people that set the country have been wanted to work with us to the president has had to take emergency action as well. They take more Democrats and Republicans say that closing the southern border because major problems for the US economy in North Texas immigration agents, arrested two hundred eighty workers today. During a raid on a North Texas technology repair firm KERA's Anthony cave was their workers walked out crying other state close to the police cones phones in hand trying to reach their loved ones. According to ice the rate at CV technology group in Allen, Texas was part of a quote ongoing criminal investigation. Federal officials had received tips at the company located twenty five miles north of Dallas knowingly hired unauthorized immigrants workers like lasagna. Ponce were in shock, and.
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"Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Shay Stevens. President Trump is threatening more sanctions against Venezuela. Amid an escalating political and economic crisis. That's paralyzed much of the South American nation NPR's Windsor. Johnston has more speaking alongside Brazilian president shy year. Bolsonaro Trump said the US has yet to impose the toughest possible sanctions on Venezuela. But all options are on the table as conditions in the country. Worsened it's a shame. What's happening in Venezuela? The the death and the destruction and the hunger hard to believe what are the wealthiest countries is now one of the poorest and most impoverished countries the US has imposed several rounds of sanctions against Venezuela lately in an effort to pressure. The countries and battled president to step down. Both Trump and Bolsonaro have voiced their support for Venezuela's opposition leader Windsor Johnston. NPR news, Washington. Newly released documents show the FBI began investigating former Turney Michael Cohen in two thousand seventeen nearly one year. Before his arrest. A redacted. Search warrant was released Tuesday by court order following a request from media organizations. Cohen is set to begin serving a three-year prison sentence in may for tax evasion and making hush money payments. The US supreme court says a native American tribe in Washington state does not have to pay fuel taxes on goods transported across state lines for sale on reservation land. Emily schwinn has details. In two thousand thirteen Washington state's department of licensing demanded three point six million dollars from the owner of a gas station on the Yakima reservation. The state said the gas he transported across state lines from Oregon by way of a state highway was supposed to be taxed but attorneys for the Yakima nation. Argued that a clause in the tribes eighteen fifty five treaty with the US government exempts tribal members from those taxes. US supreme court justices heard arguments in the case last fall the five to four ruling affirms a decision made by Washington state supreme court just over a year ago for NPR news. I'm Emily swing as the first funerals for victims of the mosque attacks. And Christ's church were held Tuesday. New Zealand's Prime minister visited highschool attended by two boys killed in the shootings just into our Dern told those gathered there are many holes in her nation's gun laws, but that efforts are being made to close them after the terrorist attack on Friday cabinet. Meet on Monday. We make decisions straight away around what we wanted to do with outgun loose. And that was the first conversation around that these more to come are Dern says there will be heightened police presence at mosques across her country for the foreseeable future. She says Friday's attacks and Christ Church were the efforts of a single individual whose name will not be mentioned. This is NPR news. The transportation department is confirming that its inspector general more review how regulators certified the Boeing seven thirty-seven max eight plane as being safe to fly that is the plane involved in two fatal accidents within five months one, Indonesia and most recently in Ethiopia. A new study published in the medical journal the Lancet psychiatry visor smoking marijuana can increase the risk of developing psychosis later in life, NPR's retu- Chatterjee reports that the researchers say the risk depends on the potency of the drug. And how often it's used? The new study was done across several cities in Europe and Brazil, it found that people who smoke weed on a daily basis have three times the risk of having a psychotic episode later in life and those who smoke stronger varieties of marijuana with higher levels of the active ingredient teat see had almost twice the risk of someone who never used the drug. The study also found that the three euros. In cities were high THC part is most commonly used Paris London. And Amsterdam also have the highest rates of new diagnoses of psychosis through Chatterjee NPR news, the food and Drug administration has approved the first drug that's designed to treat postpartum depression. The medication is called Zo wrestle made by New Jersey. Based search sage therapeutics. So Russia is administered intravenously over two and a half days. A company funded study found that half the new mothers with moderate or severe postpartum depression, so improvement just days after being treated, I'm Shay Stevens. NPR news in Washington..
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"Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Shay Stevens. Congressional negotiators say they've reached an agreement in principle to prevent another partial federal shutdown this Friday. The proposal calls for spending one point three seven five billion dollars in funding for border security. President Trump has demanded more than three and a half times as much spending for southern barrier and NPR's Kelsey Snell says it's unclear whether the agreement in principle will suffice. It all comes back to what President Trump is going to do and what he's going to say. And so far, we don't know only know is that the staff has been in touch with the White House staff, and we will await to hear what the president says once he sees the details of this bell NPR's Kelsey Snell, President Trump and democratic former congressman better overwork hell dueling rallies late Monday in the border town of El Paso, Texas, which is a works hometown. Trump told his audience that wall barrier save lives and keep out criminals or work was across the street rejecting that argument. The walls can or should keep them out. Instead, we welcome them with open arms or work is considering throwing his hat into the race for the twenty twenty democratic presidential nomination eight migrant families separated at the southern border are suing the federal government for damages Houston. Public. Media's Elizabeth tro ball has details on the personal injury claims filed against the department of homeland security and health and human services migrant parents say the government intentionally caused them extraordinary trauma. When officials took their children away from them last summer, each family is seeking six million dollars in damages. National immigration Justice center, attorney Mark Fleming is working with claimants and says the government has six months to take action. If we are unable to come to an agreement and resolve these with the government over the next six months in and they are not looking to negotiate with us in in good faith. It's at that point. That we would have the option to file in federal district court. He says he believes it's the first time separated families have filed this type of claim and expects more people to come forward for NPR news. I'm Elizabeth trove all in Houston immigrants from Honduras in the Paul are suing the Trump administration claiming a program that allowed them to live and work in the US was ended unfairly the plaintiffs village the decision to end so-called temporary protected status or TPS was motivated by racism. The suit was filed Sunday on behalf of six immigrants and two of their American born children about eighty six thousand hunters were granted TPS status after a devastating hurricane in one thousand nine hundred eighty eight and roughly fifteen thousand Nepalese were covered by the program after an earthquake in two thousand fifteen on Wall Street US stocks closed mixed Monday as investors await the outcome of trade talks between the US and China. The Dow fell fifty three points, the NASDAQ gained nine this is N P. P R news. More than half of all public school. Teachers in Denver stayed off the job Monday for the city's first teacher strike in twenty five years some students cross picket lines while others joined their educators in a March past city hall, the dispute centres on wages and bonuses tied to academic performance. The teacher's union wants the bonuses cut or eliminate it to free up money to reduce class sizes and hire more, nurses and other support personnel contract. Talks resume on Tuesday. The city council in Richmond has voted to rename a historic street after Arthur Ashe age activist and the first black tennis player to win three grand slam titles. As w c Roberto Rodin reports the vote came as Virginia deals with racial and sexual misconduct allegations against three of its top democratic officials Richmond's historic street known simply as boulevard will now be Arthur Ashe boulevard. The city council heard for more than three dozen supporters in the name change a similar proposal had failed twice before. But city council member Kim grey says she hopes the name serves as a rebuttal to the reputation the state has received following revelations that the governor and attorney general both appeared in blackface in the nineteen eighty s the Richmond of today is not represented by the territory and buffoonish behavior an explanation we have witnessed for the past ten days. Activists also called on city council to consider reigniting the debate around removing five statues to confederate leaders along Richmond's famous monument avenue for NPR. News. I'm Roberta role Dan in Richmond again in stocks. Asian shares are higher up two and a half percent in.
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"Route NPR news on Wall Street stocks closed higher Tuesday on strong earnings reports with the Dow Jones industrials gaining one hundred seventy two points. The NASDAQ composite index rose fifty four this is NPR news. Mississippi. Lawmakers are considering two proposals to ban abortion wants a fetal heartbeat is detected. Sometimes as early as six weeks Republican governor Phil Bryant has said he'd sign either Bill that's moving through the house and Senate last year, Mississippi enacted, a less restrictive law banning abortions after fifteen weeks of pregnancy. A federal judge struck it down, but the state is asking appeals court overturned. The ruling Alabama's attorney general says he will not prosecute a police officer for killing a black man he mistook for the gunman in Birmingham mall shooting from member station. W H M G Pierre has more. The Alabama attorney general's office has concluded that the officers killing of twenty one year old EJ Bradford junior was justified community activists gathered Tuesday evening to discuss further action after the attorney general's announcement. They also held a vigil to remember Trayvon Martin a black teen killed by a white, man. Bradford family attorney, Ben Crump represented. Martin's family as well. He says community. Activists plan to protest against the attorney general says he had no respect to come in CD's appears in this family where the pairs in the family and the community. They are going to his office. Crump says the Bradford family will follow a civil suit for NPR news. I'm Jeannie Pierre in Birmingham. Pope Francis is acknowledging that nuns have been sexually abused by priests and bishops the pope says he's committed to doing more to fight the problem the issue surface as the Catholic church deals with the sexual abuse of minors and revelations that have been inspired by the hashtag metoo movement. I'm Shay Stevens. NPR.
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"Dwarf will meet SIMS and explore his new book team of fibers? I will get the latest on a deal that could end America's longest war. It would start peace talks between the Taliban Afghanistan, could this tentative deal, really work. We'd love to hear from you comment on our Facebook page or tweet us at one eight. Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Shay Stevens. A surge of Arctic air is moving through the northern plains. And upper midwest, raven some beer trucks are not making deliveries as South Dakota public broadcasting's. Gary Ellen bolt reports this week's forecasts call for life threatening low temperatures and wind chills wind chill warnings extend over a large area of the mid west the deputy director of south Dakota's office of urgency management. Jason powder says it's best to put travel offer a few days, but he says those who have to go need to take steps to remain safe. Make sure you got a full tank of gas cellphone charged. Call ahead to your destination. Let them know the route you're taking what time they can anti-state you being weather. Forecasters say wind chills could reach into the sixty below zero range for NPR news. I'm Gary L bolt. Vermillion South Dakota as the twenty twenty presidential field takes shape. So are the policies have declared and potential candidates and Daniel. Carts Laden reports that the contenders has spent the last day sparring over universal Medicare on Monday night, California. Senator Kamala Harris told an Iowa town hall that she supports Medicare for all or single payer health insurance, adding that she's in favor of eliminating private insurance on Tuesday to billionaires potentially vying for the White House forcefully opposed that idea former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz slammed it on CBS this morning. That's not American. What's next? What industry are we going to abolish next the coffee industry? Former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg likewise told reporters that Medicare for all could quote, bankrupt, the United States the policy is sure to be a focal point of the presidential race. More than half a dozen democratic candidates and potential candidates have embraced Medicare for all Danielle Kurt Slaven NPR news Venezuela's newly named on voyage to the United States is expressing appreciation for the Trump administration's backing of his country's opposition Carlos Vecchio spoke with. Reporters after meeting with vice President Mike Pence in Washington. Thank..
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"NPR podcasts are now available on every major platform checkout all our shows at NPR dot org slash podcasts. That's NPR dot org slash podcasts. Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Shay Stevens airport workers in Wisconsin plan to pick it today to protest the partial federal shutdown, which is now twenty two days old and the union representing aviation safety specialists to speaking out against weeks of unpaid work, Emily files of member station. W W M has more Britney Covington represents behind the scenes workers out. Wisconsin airports whose job it is to ensure the safety of aircraft and runways. She says hundreds of union members have been furloughed or working without pay during the shutdown Covington is one of them. She works at Milwaukee's general Mitchell airport, we want to keep the Milwaukee airport state, and we need to get paid for that Covington is leading a small informational picket. This morning aviation safety workers are also planning pickets in New York and Oklahoma City next week. For NPR news. I'm Emily files in Milwaukee. Miami International Airport is closed one of its concourses through Monday because of a shortage of TSA worker, some of whom have been calling in sick because of the shutdown US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the partial shutdown will not impede efforts to reach a trade deal with China by March first the Trump administration has suspended. Plans to impose more new tariffs on Chinese goods until then to give negotiators time to reach a wide ranging agreement. Mnuchin says the next round of trade talks with China will likely occur later this month in Washington. A former Catholic priest has been sentenced to up to fourteen years in prison for sexually assaulting two boys while working for the archdiocese of Erie, Pennsylvania, sixty five year old David Poulsen is one of almost three hundred Pennsylvania, priests identified by grand jury as being predators. Pennsylvania state attorney general Josh Shapiro. He assaulted one of the victims were than twenty times usually a church rectory or after mass on Sundays. We're one of the boys was an altar server says Poulsen also made one of his victims. Go to confession Wall Street. Stocks closed a largely bullish week on a slightly lower note. Steve Beck ner has details. If the economy is being buffeted by crosswinds as Federal Reserve, vice chairman, Richard. Clarita says the same could be said of financial markets one adverse breezes is the government shutdown, and it's uncertainty is blowing in the other direction. Most of the week were hopes for resolution of the US China trade war and fresh reassurances. The fed will be patient raising interest rates the prevailing pluses carry the Dell back over twenty four thousand for the first time since mid December Thursday, the Dow was up two and four tenths percent for the week and ten percent from its Christmas Eve, low the S and P gained two and a half and the NASDAQ three and a half percent. Steep deck nerve reporting. This is NPR news. A large explosion has damaged buildings in central Paris. There were reports of several injuries Societa press quoting police as saying that the blast was caused by a gas explosion at a bakery. The explosion comes amid concerns that another week in anti-government. Protests could turn violent armored vehicles and eighty thousand security forces have been dispatched across brands as a precaution. The protests were initiated by drivers opposing a fuel tax hike. They have since morphed into a broad-based protests against the high cost of living debating auto workers and other union leaders held a protest rally yesterday in Windsor as Dan carbon Chuck reports the head of the Canadian Auto Workers union is once again promising to fight plans to close GM assembly plant in Ontario. Jerry dyas delivered his speech to the auto workers while across the river in Detroit. General Motors executives were predicting a big year for investors. GM shares jumped nearly nine percent and trading by midday, but diocese. All the decision to close several US operations and a Canadian plant and move jobs to Mexico. Nothing more than corporate greed in Ontario. 2600 GM workers will lose their jobs at the end of the year. The automaker CEO Mary Barra drew the strongest criticism from dyas who blasted her twenty two million dollar salary. And dia says he bet investors were told that sales in Canada dropped by thirty percent last month, a nod to a possible backlash from Canadian consumers for NPR news. I'm Dan carpenter shot in Toronto oil prices fell one point nine percent to close yesterday at fifty one dollars fifty nine cents a barrel in New York. I'm Shay Stevens. NPR news in Washington.
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"NPR podcasts are now available on every major platform checkout all our shows at NPR dot org slash podcasts. That's NPR dot org slash podcasts. Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Shay Stevens. The partial government shutdown is now twenty two days old and the longest in US history. NPR's Don gonyea has the latest. President Trump still insists that congress provide funding for a wall along the southern border. He rejects Democrats calls to reopen the government and allow for negotiations on border security, some eight hundred thousand federal workers have been furloughed on Friday. They missed their first paycheck essential workers, including TSA employee's at airports are working without pay though. The president says he'll sign a Bill giving affected employees back bay. Once the shutdown ends Trump is still considering declaring a national emergency, which he says would allow construction of a wall to begin presumably that would include reopening the government, but he adds that he's not in a hurry to make any emergency. Declaration. Don, gonyea, NPR news, Washington. The Trump administration is proposing some changes two of these a program that lets companies temporarily higher highly skilled foreign workers as a candidate Trump promised to end the H one B visas calling it a cheap labor program. He announced says the proposed changes will bring both simplicity and certainty to issuing H one B visas along with a potential paths to citizenship, the president appears to be backing off his threat to declare a national emergency to get his border wall. He says this after consulting with White House attorneys and allies up. I'll be sued it'll be brought to the night circuit. And maybe even though the wording is unambiguous just like with the travel ban. It'll be appeal to the night circuit. And we'll probably lose that too. And then hopefully, we'll win in the supreme court. The president says he prefers it. Congress approved the funding he's requested for southern border wall. He is also again expressing confidence that many federal workers support his position three people have been killed in nearly two dozen others have been injured in a bus crash in Ottawa as Dan carpenter reports the double decker bus crashed into a bus shelter. Two of those killed were on the bus the other on the station platform. More than a dozen of the injured are reported to be in critical condition. Paramedic services say many suffered blood trauma, a code orange was declared. That's when there was a disaster in the community the accident occurred during the Ottawa rush hour when the double decker bus collided with a bus shelter. Witnesses say the bus was crowded people were screaming and two or three bodies went through the windshield. Others described first responders cutting out seats in windows on the bus in an effort to get to the victims. Ottawa's police chief Charles bordello. Says the cause of the crash is not yet known icy roads, or the bitter cold could be factors. The driver of the bus was detained for questioning. For NPR news. I'm Dan carpenter. You're listening to NPR news. Democratic congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii says she's launching a twenty twenty presidential campaign Gabbard till CNN Jamaica formal announcement within a week that Thirty-seven-year-old. Iraq war veteran has been criticized for traveling to Syria in two thousand seventeen and meeting with President Bush are Al Assad. She reasons that it is important to meet with adversaries in the pursuit of peace. A new report shows that American women are having fewer babies, but NPR's Richard Harris says the trend seems to vary by state having a child is a personal decision. But it also affects the population the centers for disease control and prevention looked at how that adds up state by state by studying births and coming up with a statistic called the total fertility rate. It turns out South Dakota tops the list and the number of babies expected per woman at the bottom of the list is the district of Columbia, which falls far short of replacing its population through births, of course, population also changes with the movement of people into. To an out of states and DC population is actually growing as people move in looking at just white non Hispanic women, not a single state had birth at the replacement rate, which is two point one children per woman on average, Richard Harris NPR news, the will is looking into building a six hundred million dollar data center in central Minnesota. That would be powered by two wind farms Minneapolis base. XL energy disclose the data center project in a regulatory filing on Wall Street stocks closed a bit lower but up two percent for the week Friday. The Dow industrials dipped five points, I'm Shay Stevens. NPR news in Washington.
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"NPR podcasts are now available on every major platform checkout all our shows at NPR dot org slash podcasts. That's NPR dot org slash podcasts. Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Shay Stevens. Vice President Mike Pence has President Trump is holding firm to his demand performed point seven billion dollars to build a wall along the southern US border as NPR's timber Keith reports the administration is restating Trump's position as the partial government shutdown drags on briefing reporters in his ceremonial office. Vice president Pence tried to make a case that there's a humanitarian and security crisis along the southern border. He said President Trump is not going to reopen the federal government until there's an agreement with congress to fund construction of a border wall. What has shifted slightly is the president's definition of a wall? The White House position. Now is that steel slats would be fine. No concrete necessary. Democrats haven't been swayed by this shift in proposed building materials and say the government should be reopened immediately with negotiations over wall, funding and other immigration law. Changes to follow tamra, Keith NPR news. The white. House. Authorities say the suspect in the shooting at a Los Angeles area. Bowling alley and bar is being held without bail Forty-seven-year-old. Reginal Wallace is accused of killing three people and injuring four others late Friday. He was arrested early Sunday. Taurus, police chief e Vervoort Intel's KTLA TV that the incident began with an altercation between two people it grew into multiple people. Ten fifteen people all in a physical fight at some point Mr. Wallace, hold out a hand gun from his pocket and proceeded to shoot into a crowd. Irvan says is unclear who the gunman was shooting at because of the chaos that ensued. She says that Wallace was on parole. When the incident occurred in Tennessee, the governor is granted clemency to a Nashville woman whose case was thrust into the national spotlight last year following a tweet from singer Yana the toss and Ianovich from member station WPN has more sin. Toya Brown was. Sixteen when she killed a man who paid her for sex now thirty she would not have been eligible for parole until the year twenty fifty seven behind bars, she's become a mentor to troubled youth, and is on her way to a second college degree. In the meantime, Tennessee's laws. Also changed today. All minors involved in sex trafficking are considered victims, which means they're treated differently by the criminal Justice system. In granting clemency term limited governor Bill has lem called life sentences for juveniles too harsh and pointed to Brown's personal transformation. She'll be released in August. And we'll be on parole for the next ten years for NPR news. I'm Natasha sin. Each in Nashville along motorcade has left the Beijing train station shortly after what's believed to be the arrival of North Korean leader, Kim Jong UN the train consisting of up to twenty five cars. Most of win those blacked-out pulled up to two locomotives arriving in beachings north station along tracks lime by police. Embarrassed military troops. This is NPR. In thailand. Authorities say an eighteen year old Saudi woman will not be sent home while the UN refugee agency considers her case for asylum RAF Muhammad, alka, noon was heading to Australia from Kuwait on Saturday met her passport was taken at the airport in Bangkok new barricaded herself in a tie hotel and began posting pleas for help on social media. She claims she fears for her life if returned to her family under pressure from Saudi authorities. She's been granted a stem porary stay in Bangkok while her application for Silom is being reviewed while the mollahs pulling out of a UN sponsored anti corruption commission as NPR's Carrie Kahn reports the panel has netted high level quantum Molin officials and is investigating relatives of the president. What mullah's foreign minister form the United Nations secretary general of its decision to sever ties with the anti-graft commission. Guatemala's at the group's personnel. Have one day to leave the country in a lengthy live broadcast present. Jimmy. Morales says the commission had abused its authority and violated Guatemala sovereignty was supposed victims of the commission behind them. Morales leveled more accusations against the UN and its secretary general a spokesman for the secretary general rejected Guatemala's complaints and said the UN expects the government to allow the commission to continue its work. Carrie Kahn, NPR news on stock markets. In asia. Shares are mixed higher in Japan following gains on Wall Street where investors or optimistic about retail reports in the latest round of trade talks between the US and China. I'm Shay Stevens. NPR news in Washington.
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"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
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"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
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"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
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"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
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"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
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"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
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"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
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"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
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.