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U.S. Intelligence Agencies Warn Of Heightened Domestic Extremism Threat

BBC World Service

00:50 sec | 9 months ago

U.S. Intelligence Agencies Warn Of Heightened Domestic Extremism Threat

"News. I'm Shea Stevens, the office of the director of National Intelligence, says domestic violent extremists are posing a greater threat. In the United States. NPR's Ryan Lucas has more on the newly unclassified assessment from intelligence agencies. The one page executive summary from the intelligence community provides a 30,000 ft view of the threat of domestic extremism. Report says that individual domestic violent extremists or small cells of them are more likely to conduct attacks than extremist organizations. The intelligence community also says that racist or militia, violent extremists pose the most lethal homegrown threat. Report concludes that recent socio political developments like the attack on the U. S Capitol, and the cove in 19 pandemic will almost certainly prompt some extremists to take up violence. White Supremacist, meanwhile, are the homegrown extremists with the most

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House Passes $1.9 Trillion Covid-19 Stimulus Package; Biden to Sign Friday

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00:58 sec | 9 months ago

House Passes $1.9 Trillion Covid-19 Stimulus Package; Biden to Sign Friday

"I'm Shea Stevens. U S House has approved a $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package, sending the measure to President Biden's desk for signing. NPR's Claudia Chrysalis reports that the measure was approved largely along party lines. The White House says President Biden will sign the economic stimulus plan on Friday before extended jobless benefits expire on Sunday. Speaker Nancy Pelosi lauded the bill on the House floor before its passage. The Biden American Rescue plan. Is about the Children. Their health, their education, the economic security of their families. The legislation will usher in a fresh wave of direct payments and extend jobless benefits at $300 a week plus new child tax credits for qualifying Americans and marks a significant win for the Biden administration in its

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"shea stevens" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

05:37 min | 10 months ago

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"From NPR News. I'm Shea Stevens. Republican Georgia congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene has lost her posts on the House education and budget committees, 11, Republicans joined Democrats in the House in punishing green for endorsing racist and violent social media postings. Member station W. A. B E in Atlanta ever heard reports of the first term lawmaker expressed remorse before the vote, Green told her colleagues she regrets her past statements and social media posts and Republicans called her punishment a power grab. During Green's primary contest. Republican Georgia Congressman Austin Scott condemned her comments but said the sanctions set a dangerous precedent. Do you really think that we believe that you're going to stop? With the general lady from the 14th Miss Marjorie Taylor drain. We know better. But Democratic Georgia Congresswoman Nicky, Mo Williams said GOP statements aren't enough. My colleagues on the other side of the outside, they disapprove of representative Green's actions. However, disapproval without action means nothing. Green represents one of Georgia's most conservative regions for NPR news. I'm Emma hurt in Atlanta voting software makers. Smartmatic is suing Fox News, three of his host and two pro Trump attorneys for defamation. NPR's David Folkenflik reports that the $2.7 million complaint alleges that the defendants conspired to make false claims about the company and the 2020 election. Fox News calls the lawsuit Merritt listen, says it's proud of its reporting. And Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani says he's looking forward to the case. Smartmatic was the subject of conspiracy theories from Trump allies making wild and untrue claims about actions to rig the election. Oxy toast. Lou Dobbs, Jeannine Pirro and Maria Bartiromo gave ample air time and credibility to those allegations. In late December, Fox News Force those three host to run a short and stilted interview about Smartmatic with the voting software expert on their shows. Expert Eddie Perez tells NPR. That segment never acknowledged they were correcting anything and failed to recognize how much Fox News had to amplify damaging misinformation. David Folkenflik, NPR NEWS, Johnson and Johnson is formally seeking FDA approval for its single dose covert 19 vaccine. Former FDA chief scientist, Dr Jesse Goodman says the news is welcome given the shortage of vaccines in addition to being one girls. These vaccines also don't require ultra low complex storage conditions, so there are some practical advantages. And clearly we don't have enough of the Madonna and Visor make vaccines to write at this point to deal with the pandemic in the US, let alone the world. Preliminary results from a massive study showed Johnson Johnson's vaccine was safe. And offered strong protection against moderate to severe Covic 19. Wall Street stocks closed higher. With the Dow gaining 332 points. The NASDAQ rose 167 points. This is NPR news. President Biden is laying out his foreign policy ideas, declaring that diplomacy is back. In the speech at the State Department Thursday, Biden said his administration is ending U. S support for the Saudi led military offensive against Ruthie's in Yemen. Russia, The president says the days of rolling over for Vladimir Putin are over and called for the release of opposition leader Aleksei Navalny. The bombing is serving 2.5 years in prison for violating probation, well recuperating in Germany, where he was treated for poisoning. Guatemala is embroiled in a controversy regarding AH judge who's serving on that country's highest court. Maria Martin reports, The judge allegedly issued various rulings that were favorable to corrupt politicians. What amount of civil society business groups and the international community fear the selection of minor model to the country's highest tribunal will tip the country to greater control by criminal networks. One. What about a newspaper round? This recent banner headline? Water to the constitutional court equals three of stoppable march of the Mafia's judge motto was approved by Congress, many of whose members are themselves allegedly tied to corrupt interests. And now, in a twist that's not uncommon in what a mother's complicated politics. Moto is charged with conspiracy to obstruct justice. There's a warrant out for his arrest and a ruling late Thursday Barsa swearing in. For NPR News. I'm Maria Martin in Antigua, Guatemala, an after hours trading, U. S futures are up a fraction this is NPR news. Support for NPR comes from NPR stations. Other contributors include the Pew Charitable Trusts, sharing stories behind state policy that works on its podcast after the fact information about the new season. Is it Pew trusts that orc slash after the fact? The warm weather we had today will continue through the weekend, The National Weather Service says. We'll have minor cooling early next week. Long range forecasts look mainly dry for Northern California through next week. Forecast high for San Francisco tomorrow. 61 Oakland should reach a Friday high of 62 in San Jose. Expected high of 65 Sacramento should top out at 64 degrees tomorrow. It's nine of six. This is KQED. This is one, eh? I'm Jenn White in Washington..

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KQED Radio

01:30 min | 10 months ago

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"Live from NPR news. I'm Shea Stevens. US House impeachment managers have sounded the opening round of the case they plan to present against Donald Trump next week when his Senate trial begins. NPR's Nina Totenberg has details. In an 80 page brief, the House managers wrote that beginning last July, Trump began laying the groundwork for trying to overturn the election results if he lost. For two months after the election. They allege he ignored vote counts and recounts that found he lost filed 61 losing cases in the courts and then some and his supporters to Washington, D C for a rally. There, he whipped the crowd into a frenzy and aim them at the Capitol to wreak havoc and prevent congressional certification of Joe Biden's election victory. Nina Totenberg. NPR NEWS Washington The remains of slain U. S Capitol Police officer Brian Sick, Nick lie in honor of the U. S. Capitol Rotunda sick Nick was fatally injured in last month's insurrection. President Biden. Congressional leaders sick. Nick's family and colleagues paid their respects at a memorial at the capital Wednesday evening. President Biden has offered condolences to the families of two FBI agents who were killed during a South Florida raid. On Wednesday morning. NPR's Aisha Roscoe reports that the agents We're serving a search warrant as part of a child pornography case. President Biden says the FBI is looking into the incident that left two agents dead and three other agents wounded, Biden said his heart goes out to their loved ones. Every family Yes..

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01:45 min | 10 months ago

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"From NPR news. I'm Shea Stevens. U. S. Capitol. Police officers are paying their respects tonight to a colleague who was fatally injured when Trump supporters stormed the capital last month. Officer Brian Sick. Nick's remains are now lying in honor in the Capitol Rotunda more from NPR's child, Snyder officers sick. Nick's Ashes, along with a framed American flag, were carried up to Capitol steps by two of his fellow Capitol police officers. Dozens of officers stood at attention when sick, Nick's cremated remains arrived. They were lined up at the base of the steps. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer were there for the ceremony. President Biden and First lady Jill Biden arrive shortly after it began to pay their respects. Members of Congress are to pay tribute to signature before his Ashes air interred at Arlington National Cemetery Trial. Snyder NPR Dave's, both sides have now filed legal briefs and the upcoming trial of Donald Trump. House Democrats say that Trump should be convicted of inciting an insurrection and barred from ever holding office again. Defense attorneys deny claims that the former president inside it a riot and says that the case against Trump is unconstitutional. President by Agnes Line three more executive actions to overturn some of Trump's most hardline immigration policies. NPR's Frank Oh Lord, oh, Nia's reports that the actions include launching a task force to reunite Children and parents who were separated. After crossing the border. Speaking from the Oval Office, president Biden said he hopes the steps he's taking will remove the stain of separating Children from their parents. He also defended other executive measures He's taken won't make it clear There's a lot of talk,.

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"shea stevens" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

02:02 min | 1 year ago

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"From NPR News. I'm Shea Stevens, California saw an unprecedented spike and cove in 19 cases on Wednesday from member station KQED. Chloe Veltman reports that hospitals across the state are nearing capacity. State health officials are reporting a single day tally of more than 41,000 new covert 19 cases. And close to 300 deaths from the disease. The status struggling to keep ICUs from being overwhelmed. Some counties like Marine in Northern California have run out of staffed ICU beds. Additional mobile morgues and body bags have been procured to accommodate the growing death toll. Governor Gavin Newsom says around 2.1 million doses of the covert 19 vaccine will be distributed by the end of December and several 100 contracts health workers of being hired Strict state home orders are in place in many parts of the state for NPR news. I'm Chloe Veltman in San Francisco. Congressional negotiators in Washington are still hammering out differences over new coronavirus relief package. $900 billion proposal into consideration includes AIDS for businesses, the unemployed and $600 individual payments to Americans. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer says lawmakers are close to a deal. The finish line is in sight. Everyone wants to get this done. Let's push through the few final meters and deliver the outcome that the American people very much need. Passage of a new stimulus bill would be the first significant legislative response to the pandemic. Since Congress approved Ah $1.8 trillion a package in March. Ice and food says it has fired seven top managers at its largest pork plant in Waterloo, Iowa. The action coming after an investigation led by former U. S Attorney General Eric Holder Found that the managers waged bets on how many employees would test positive for the coronavirus, company president and CEO Dean Bank says that behavior does not represent the core values of Tyson's foods. Ansel Bain. Emergency officials are asking drivers to stay off.

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03:41 min | 1 year ago

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"From NPR News. I'm Shea Stevens. President. Trump suffered another embarrassing loss on Tuesday as the U. S Supreme Court rejected an attempt to block the certification of Joe Biden's victory in Pennsylvania. As NPR's Nina Totenberg reports. Ah Group of Republicans argued that all 2.5 million mail in ballots in the state should be thrown out. The justices acted quickly to toss out the emergency appeal, issuing a one sentence order just after the final brief in the case was filed. Indeed, the court speeded up the briefing schedule so that it could act by Tuesday's safe harbor deadline. For certifying election results under federal law. That, however, didn't stop Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton from filing another emergency appeal. He's challenging the election results not in Texas, but in Michigan, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and Georgia. Nina Totenberg. NPR NEWS Washington The United States has had another milestone in the pandemic, as will stone reports more than 15 Million Cove in 19 cases have now been confirmed in the US 15 million mark is far ahead of any other countries confirmed Total case count. India has recorded almost 10 million cases, followed by Brazil, Russia and France. The growth in cases has pushed the U. S to an average of more than 200,000 cases a day. Dr. Peter Hotez is dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. It's just so heartbreaking to see the numbers going up, especially when we know vaccines. I'm going to be here and over the next few months, Deaths and hospitalizations are at all time Highs and hotels says the holiday season will likely drive up the number of infections even more for NPR news. I'm will stone The Food and Drug Administration is preparing to decide this week whether to allow emergency use of Fizer is covert 19 vaccine after releasing a positive review of the drug A group of independent experts will review the FDA is findings and then vote on whether to recommend you. So the vaccine U. S Army has fired or suspended More than a dozen officials at Fort Hood, Texas, after an independent review concluded they allowed a pattern of violence. At least 25 soldiers assigned to that base have died in the past year. Including Vanessa G. N, who was found murdered two months after she disappeared. Meyer Aggie and is urging Congress to pass legislation to make it easier for soldiers like her late sister to report harassment and assault. We're going to keep pushing. We're going to keep Asking for the legislation to be passed in order to be able to help all these military members that need our help. We don't need this to happen again, Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy says. He's ordered policy changes, including the manner in which commanders deal with missing soldiers. An army specialist accused of killing Vanessa Keone took his own life before he was could be arrested. This is NPR news. The acting head of the Voice of America. Unless Bieber Rai has been reassigned, Bebe arises, the chief of the boat, be always parent agency pushed him aside. Make room for Trump ally before the Biden administration takes control. He's expected to be replaced by your former State Department official who's been a vocal critic of Islam and gay rights. Be Variety, a 40 year veteran of the away will return to his previous post. As head of the Eurasian desk rather than quit. Canadian government is imposing tougher restrictions on the western province of Alberta. Dan Carbon Chuck reports. The new measures come as daily cases of covert 19 continued to climb..

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Georgia 2020 election results tighten

BBC World Service

00:49 sec | 1 year ago

Georgia 2020 election results tighten

"I'm Shea Stevens. Presidential election results in Georgia have tightened even further as officials continue to count absentee ballots as Georgia Public broadcasting Stephen Fowler reports President Trump's lead over Joe Biden has narrowed to fewer than 1300 votes. The whole country seems to be watching with bated breath as Georgia slowly reports more votes. Gabriel Starling, with the secretary of state's office says it normally takes time for every vote to be counted and even more will be reported. Once counties process provisional military and overseas ballots fast is great, and we appreciate fast way Maura appreciate accuracy. The margin between Trump and Biden is smaller than the number of ballots remaining. Plus most votes are coming from heavily Democratic areas, so it is possible that Biden could pull ahead once the final tally is made. For NPR News.

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04:30 min | 1 year ago

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"I'm Shea Stevens, U. S Supreme Court nominee Amy Cockney. Barrett and Senator Kamala Harris, The Democratic vice presidential nominee, squared off that Barrett's confirmation hearing Tuesday evening. NPR's Nina Totenberg reports, Barrett maintained a cool and non committal demeanor as Harris quizzed her about her various writings and a newspaper ad she signed in 2006 that called for quote an end to the barbaric legacy of Roe versus Wade. Eric continue to maintain that she would never imposed her own personal beliefs on the law. To that, Harris replied. I suggest that we not pretend that we don't know how this nominee Views a woman's right to choose the hearings continue again on Wednesday. Nina Totenberg NPR NEWS Washington Democratic presidential nominee Joe buying rallied and Mir more Florida Tuesday, promising to protect Social Security and Medicare. Biden reminded the crowd of older voters of an audio recording of President Trump, saying earlier this year that he was downplaying the Corona virus pandemic. Told Bob would he didn't want to panic. The American public Americans don't panic. Trump panics. President Trump told a rally in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, Tuesday that he's running against the worst presidential candidate in history. Get your friends most important election we've ever had. Get your family, get your neighbors and get out and vote. You've got to get out and about like you'd never voted before and his second rally since contracting Corona virus, Trump said. The nation is rounding the turn on the pandemic and again promised a vaccine before the end of the year. Georgia Secretary of State's office says more than 128,000 people went to the polls in that state Tuesday, surpassing the almost 1 91,000, who cast ballots on Monday. In some cases, especially in the Atlanta area. People waited hours to cast ballots. Long lines were also reported in San Antonio Tuesday. Federal prosecutors have laid out their evidence against five of the 13 men charged in an alleged terrorist plot to kidnap the governor of Michigan. Destined. Wire of Michigan radio has the story. The U. S attorney's office showed pages of text messages, photos and videos of the men discussing and preparing their plan. Prosecutors say the men briefly considered kidnapping Virginia governor Ralph Northam. But the plot against Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer went much further. Amended surveillance trips to Whitmore's vacation home. One of the men told investigators his plan was to kidnapper take her on a boat to the middle of Lake Michigan and just leave her there. The men also discussed killing police officers. Defense attorneys dismissed the evidence as quote, big talk, but a federal judge ordered that at least three of the men be held without bond for NPR news. I'm Dustin Dwyer in Grand Rapids. This is NPR news. A two time Idaho gubernatorial candidate has been indicted in the decades old child murder case. Steve Panky is being held pending extradition to northern Colorado. Prosecutors say panky has mentioned unpublicized details about the slaying of 12 year old General Matthews. He and the victim were neighbours in December. 1980 for when Matthew's disappeared, generals remains were found last year in Weld County, Colorado. In Italy authorities have arrested a woman linked to a fired cardinal accused of embezzling money from the Vatican. That story from NPR. Sylvia Poggioli in Rome. Italian media reporting the Chechnya Moroni was arrested in Milan by Italian finance police on an international warrant issued by Vatican investigators. The charge is said to be embezzlement. Italian media have linked Maroni, his name to Cardinal Angelo Bet you the once powerful cardinal who handled the Vatican's financial investments. Pope Francis Fire Bet you last month following allegations that the cardinal steered Vatican funds to his brother's company and was involved in a shady London real estate venture. Madonia had told Italian media she had received half a million euro to run behind the scenes diplomacy to assist missionaries in conflict zones in Africa and Asia. Sylvia Poggioli. NPR news roam Wall Street stocks closed lower in Tuesday's trading with the Dow Jones industrials falling 157 points. US. Futures are higher in after hours trading. Asian markets are.

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01:30 min | 1 year ago

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"News. I'm Shea Stevens. President. Trump is back at the White House following a three night hospital stay for intensive treatment against Cove. It 19 in a new video message posted on Twitter. Trump urges Americans to brave the pandemic. Don't let it dominate yur lives. Get out there! Be careful. We have the best medicines in the world and they're all happened very shortly, and they're all getting approved. And the vaccines are coming momentarily trumps. Dr Sean Conley says the president met were exceeded hospital standards for discharge but remains contagious and under treatment. Meanwhile, White House press secretary Kayleigh Mcenany is now among about a dozen people who tested positive for Copan 19 following close contact with Trump. Vice President Mike Pence and Democratic challenger Kamala Harris will be separated by plexiglass during their debate on Wednesday before small audience in Salt Lake City. The commission on Presidential Debates as the two candidates also will stand 12 FT apart. A state of Kentucky is reporting its highest weekly, increasing corona virus cases since the pandemic began as Corin Boyer of member station W. Who reports the virus. Is now spreading to several rule Kentucky counties, Kentucky reported more than 6000 Corona virus cases last week. In a press conference on Monday, Kentucky governor Andy Bashir said the state was in an escalation and that's why some of the least populated areas are seeing spikes. And sometimes it's it's an area that hasn't had.

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KQED Radio

02:43 min | 1 year ago

"shea stevens" Discussed on KQED Radio

"North Highlands, Sacramento. From W Why? Why? In Philadelphia? This is the pulse. I'm Mike and Scott all over the country. Protestors are demanding an end to police. Since the death of George Floyd at the hands of police officers in Minneapolis. Demonstrations have spread and grown. Many are calling for police departments to fundamentally change or be defunded. We need to reverse The current understanding of how police actually relate to members of the public. In today's show, We'll hear what researchers are learning about the impact of police violence on people's house. You have to sleep with one eye open. You cannot ever fully relax from trauma and anxiety to the effects of tear gaps, but also causes spasms of your eyelids so that you can't See straight. Also, what kinds of measures would really lead to a reduction in police violence? First the news Live from NPR news. I'm Shea Stevens. President Trump headed to a campaign rally in Michigan Today under a new cloud of controversy. A new book by veteran journalist Bob Woodward describes the troubled relationship between Trump and several of his senior military leaders. NPR's Frankel Ordo Nia's reports. Washingtonpost Associate editor Bob Woodward writes in his forthcoming book Rage that Trump used in especially crew, derogatory term. The same one he famously used in an access Hollywood tape to describe generals serving in his administration and according to Woodward, he also said they were too focused on alliances instead of trade deals. Trump's former defense secretary, Jim Mattis, allegedly called trump Dangerous and unfit. Woodward writes that Mattis warned Akali quote there may come a time when we have to take collective action against the president. Franco or Dona as NPR news. Attorney General William Barr is claiming success in the use of federal forces to combat local crime in Chicago and other cities. As NPR's Cheryl Corley reports, the mayor of Chicago says no one should be taking a victory lap just yet. Attorney General BAR says operation Legend with Its influx of federal agents has helped local police reduce the surge of shootings and homicides in cities like Kansas City, ST Louis and Memphis. That's especially true, says Bar in Chicago, a city president Trump often criticizes crime is down. And order is being restored to this great American City Bar says with Operation Legend in place Murders in Chicago have dropped by 50% since late July..

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05:38 min | 1 year ago

"shea stevens" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"This's all of it from WNYC CML Stewart Coming up a look at the role of super fans in the music industry, Hannah you and author of the book fan Girls Scenes from Modern music culture. Then the stands of the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, maybe empty this year, but the U. S open is happening now. Caitlin Thompson, co founder of Racket magazine, brings us up to speed later. Dave's IRA Sports editor for the Nation joins us for a conversation about activism and strikes among professional athletes and how management is responding, and listeners are lined with the open 6464357280. We will get to all of it. I'm Alison Stewart and I will meet you on the other side of the news. Live from NPR News. I'm Shea Stevens. Vaccine maker. Novavax has published results from the first human studies of its drug to prevent Cove in 19. NPR's Joe Palka reports on the results, which appear in the New England Journal of Medicine. The initial studies were carried out in Australia. 108 volunteers got injected with the vaccine, 23 got an inert placebo. The main goal of the study was to see if the vaccine was safe. Novavax is Gregory Glenn says. By and large it, wass. We have some sore arms. You get some fatigue. You know everybody has had a There were also some more serious reactions, but none severe enough to stop the study. Glenn says they were also able to demonstrate a strong immune response, particularly when volunteers received a booster shot three weeks after the first injection. The results appear in the New England Journal of Medicine. The company expects to start wide scale testing in the coming months. Joe Palka NPR NEWS a Minnesota man, has died of covert 19 after attending the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally and South Dakota last month. A spokesman for the Minnesota Department of Health, says the patient was in his sixties and had underlying health problems. At least 11 other cove it 19 cases have been reported in 11 other states involving people who attended the biker rally, which drew hundreds of thousands of people. House Intelligence Committee chair Adam Schiff says his panel wants to know why the Department of Homeland Security withheld intelligence information on election security. A report, drafted in July concludes that Russian trolls are making allegations about Joe Biden's physical and mental health. Shift tells ABC News that lawmakers are alarmed about not being informed is the Department of Homeland Security Intelligence Agency. Withholding information is it being interfered with politically? Because the president doesn't want the American people to know the Russians air helping his campaign. President Trump's director of national intelligence, notify Congress last weekend that lawmakers would no longer receive in person intelligence briefings on election security. US. Stocks soared Wednesday with both the NASDAQ and the S and P closing at new record highs. NPR's gyms are early reports that the margin games continue. Despite Signs of a sluggish Chop market. All of the major stock indexes finished higher. The Dow Jones industrial average ended the day above 29,000 for the first time since the pre pandemic days of February and for the S and P. 500. It was the ninth time in 10 days that it ended in positive territory. Healthcare, technology and communications companies helped send stocks higher Stocks have been surging in recent months. Despite the wave of shutdowns thie economy has endured. Payroll company ADP said private sector job growth was well below expectations in August. The Labor Department is scheduled to release the jobs report for the month. This Friday. Jims AA roly NPR news. U. S futures are lower in pre market trading. This is NPR. The International Criminal Court says the US is undermining the rule of law by imposing sanctions on its top prosecutor is Teri Schultz reports the icy sea is responding to Washington's attempts. Halt an investigation into alleged war crimes in Afghanistan. I C C chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda has long face threats from the Trump administration that she and colleagues could be hit by asset freezes and visa bands for the investigation into allegations that U. S troops and others are guilty of war crimes. Ensued as US visa was already revoked for opening the probe. The court says the U. S measures are quote unprecedented and constitutes serious attacks against the court, The Rome statute system of international Criminal Justice and the rule of law more generally. The U. S is not among the more than 120 countries that belonged to the I. C C, which was set up by a U. N treaty in 2002 for NPR news. I'm Teri Schultz. A storm cleanup continues in Louisiana Governor John Bell Edwards is advising residents to be realistic about the amount of time it'll take to recover from Hurricane Laura Edwards is urging display storm survivors, especially in the states. Hard hit Southwest. The heat local advice him when it can. When it is safe to return to their homes. More than a quarter of a million Louisiana residents remain without power Wednesday. 175,000 others had no running water. Course as it plans to cut 1400 white collar jobs by the end of the year, mostly through buyouts. The automaker says it's part of an $11 billion restructuring. I'm Shae Stevens. This is NPR news. Support for NPR comes from NPR stations. Other.

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02:25 min | 1 year ago

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"I'm Shea Stevens, the governor of Wisconsin and the mayor of Kenosha say they're preparing for President Trump's arrival on Tuesday, but say that visit comes at a bad time. Trump's visit comes just over a week after police officer shot and gravely wounded 29 year old Jacob Blake. The president says he's spoken with a man's family pastor, but Jacob Blake Sr. Till CNN. That's not possible. First of all, I'm not going to play politics. This is my son's life would start about second of all, we don't have a family bash. The president's Kenosha trip also comes as a 17 year old faces charges of killing two men and injuring a third. Who had been pro testing the police shooting of Blake. Trump has suggested that the shooter was acting in self defense. Oregon State police will watch over protest in Portland but help from officers from neighboring communities. The move follows the fatal shooting of Aaron Danielson during a clash between demonstrators and pro Trump supporters there on Saturday. Conrad Wilson of Oregon. Public Broadcasting has more. The Multnomah County Medical examiner's office conducted an autopsy and determine the matter of death was homicide and the cause of death was a gunshot wound to the chest. Please say they're still investigating possible shooters and motives. Photographs after the shooting show Danielson wearing a Patriot prayer hat and a patch indicating support for law enforcement. Patriot prayer is a far right political group based in the Portland area. Group has engaged in violence drink past protests in Portland. The shooting took place after hundreds of vehicles stretching miles drove through the city is part of an event billed as Trump 2020 Cruise rally. For NPR News. I'm Comrade Wilson in Portland and Georgia officials are appealing the judge's order to extend the state's deadline for accepting absentee valid for three days beyond Election Day in November. U. S. District Court Judge Eleanor Roth says the plaintiffs have demonstrated that Georgia voters can and have been disenfranchised. Mayor of like Charles, Louisiana, says destruction from Hurricane Laura is catastrophic and that the need for immediate aid is overwhelming. As NPR's Kirk Siegler reports, much of the city of 80,000 people was devastated by the storm. Mayor Nick Hunter says Lake Charles is in crisis right now, with power and water expected to be off for weeks, and almost every house in the city is damaged. We absolutely need our American brothers and sisters to realize that.

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05:05 min | 1 year ago

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"Live from NPR News. I'm Shea Stevens Kamala Harris has accepted the Democratic Party's nomination to be vice president. NPR's Daniel Kurtz. Lei Ben has highlights from the third night of the party's virtual convention. Tonight's program featured issues important to many Democratic activists like climate change, gun control and immigration. It also highlighted gender equality with speakers, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren. Former President Barack Obama cast the election in stark terms as being about the future of American democracy. He also sharply criticized President Donald Trump, saying that Trump quote Hasn't grown into the job because he can't Harris ended the evening introducing herself to the country and blasting Trump's handling of Cove in 19. Thursday culminates the convention with speeches from New Jersey Senator Cory Booker and former presidential candidate Andrew Yang as well as biting himself. Daniel Kurt Slaven. NPR NEWS House Democrats still plan to vote Saturday on legislation to reverse service changes at US postal services. They say the postmaster general has no intention of restoring male equipment or paying overtime hours he recently cut despite his promises, Facebook has banned hundreds of groups tied to the right wing conspiracy movement. Q and on NPR Shannon Bond reports. The crackdown comes as investigation show Q and ons content spreading rapidly on the Social media platform. Q. And unbelievers think that President Trump is fighting a secret war against Satan worshipping pedophiles? The baseless theory is moving from the fringes into the main stream, in part because it's spreading on social media. Last week, NBC reported an internal Facebook investigation revealed thousands of Cuban on groups and pages with millions of followers. Now Facebook has removed 900 groups and pages and 1500 ads tied to the conspiracy theory. It's also restricting the reach of another 2000, Facebook groups and more than 10,000 Instagram accounts related to Q and on. Facebook says the crackdown is part of efforts to curb violent rhetoric. In July. Twitter removed more than 7000, Cuban on accounts. Shannon Bond NPR NEWS SAN Francisco fire crews in California, working under unusually grueling conditions while battling hundreds of blazes across the state. Governor Gavin Newsom says lightning and the record heat gripping the West Coast are fueling the flames. 23 all up and down the state of California that we mark his quarter called major fires. Hundreds of fires throughout the state of California. Because of this extraordinary whether that we're experiencing and all of these lightning strikes, the fires have destroyed dozens of homes and prompted Thousands of evacuations. Non essential personnel were ordered to leave Travis Air Force Base after one believes jumped an interstate blocking traffic in both directions near Sacramento. This is NPR news. President Trump is criticizing universities that air canceling in person classes. Trump says that for college students, the corona viruses like the seasonal flu, but health experts say the new Corona virus appears to be deadlier. Man, the flu and more easily transmitted. This week alone. The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Michigan State and Notre Dame joined other schools moving some or all of their fall classes online because of the pandemic. The Justice Department has charged two Americans with violating sanctions by moving money to Iran, both suspects or in federal custody. As NPR's Carrie Johnson reports, authorities are trying to disrupt Iran's ability to raise US dollars and cut off. Funds that could be used to support terrorist plots. Assistant Attorney General John Deemer said the defendants allegedly raised money in the U. S. On behalf of Iran's supreme leader. Many illegally funneled the money to the government of Iran in 2018 and 2019. Prosecutors say one of the men acted as a foreign agent for Iran, offering his services to the government there five years ago. Eventually, they say, he traveled to Syria on an Iranian military aircraft and had quote considerable links to a terrorist organization. There. That man returned to the U. S. And June 2020 and he was apprehended by the FBI in Houston. Earlier this week. The Justice Department also brought charges against a third man who remains in Iran. Carrie Johnson. NPR NEWS Washington Wall Street stocks closed lower, with the Dow Jones industrials falling 85 points. US futures are down and after hours trading, Asian shares are also lower. This. Is NPR news. Support for NPR comes from NPR stations. 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"Went on for at least an hour in northern Illinois, the National Weather Service reported a wind gust of up to 92 miles per hour near Dixon, about 100 miles west of Chicago. Toppled trees and power lines blocking roads in the area. McDonald's is suing a former CEO to reclaim a multi $1,000,000 payout state. Easterbrook was fired last year after apologizing for a relationship with an employee. As NPR's Selina sell yuk reports. McDonald's now alleges there's evidence of other violations. When McDonald's fired Easterbrook in November he left with an exit payout estimated at more than $40 million. That's because he was fired without cause over a consensual relationship with a staffer, which amounted to sexting. But now the fast food chain is Doing Easterbrook for that pay out, saying he should have been fired with cause an anonymous tip led the company to new evidence of three sexual relationships with employees in the year before the former CEO was fired. MacDonald says Easterbrook even awarded one of the women is Todd Grant worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. The company accuses him of hiding information and erasing evidence from his phone. Mr. Brooks legal team did not immediately comment. Alina Salyut NPR NEWS, the nation's largest mall operator, missed Wall Street estimates forward second quarter earnings. Simon property groups as its profits fell 24%. It's been hurt by unpaid rent from all retailers that were forced to close because of the pandemic. This is NPR news. A judge in San Francisco is ordering uber and lift to treat their California drivers as full time employees with access to over time, sick leave and other benefits. Superior Court Judge Ethan Shulman says classifying those drivers as independent contractors is a violation of state labor law. The ruling came in a lawsuit by California's attorney general, both uber and lift have filed to appeal. The Cuban government has reimposed locked down measures emit a spike in the number of new Corona friars cases. As NPR's carry con reports, the island has been doing much better than its Caribbean neighbors in containing the spread of the disease. But a rise in cases around Havana has led officials to postpone re opening businesses and other activities. Compared to its neighbors. Cuba has had relatively few confirmed Corona virus case is a little more than 3000 and 88 deaths. But after a one day record rise of 93 new cases, officials shut down bars, restaurants, all public transportation and access to beaches. Cuba's health minister said the new outbreak puts the entire population at risk, and authorities had to act fast. He was tight travel restrictions, quarantine rules and contact tracers have been credited with controlling the pandemic. However, nearly two dozen of the cases reported over the weekend had unknown origins. Many cases are believed to have been brought in by health professionals were turning from working. Cuba's ally Venezuela carry Con NPR news On stock markets in Asia. Shares are mixed lower in Shanghai. U. S futures are higher in pre market trading. I'm Shea Stevens, This is NPR news. Support for NPR comes from NPR stations. Other contributors include the Skull Foundation, announcing the.

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"From NPR news. I'm Shea Stevens. Corona virus pandemic is now roaring through parts of the US South and West. As NPR's Eisenman reports, the nation has set a new record of more than 15,000 new covert 19 cases in a single day. One metric scientists use to track this pandemic is the number of daily new infections as a percentage of the population if that figure climbs above a certain threshold Evidence suggests the only way to get a handle on the spread is to revert to stay at home mode. Three states are now at that point, Arizona, Florida and South Carolina, 13 more states or one notch below most in the South and west, but including Idaho in Iowa. Also when you drill down to the county level, hot spots, emergent states that are doing better. Overall Washington State, South Dakota and Nebraska Rita Eisenman. NPR news People traveling to Chicago from 15 states with rising covert 19 infections must self quarantine upon their arrival. Visitors must also stay in one place for two weeks except to get tested or treated. Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Violators could be fined. The Trump Administration is offering some suggestions to minimize the risk of transmitting the Corona virus on airplanes. But NPR's David Shaver reports that the administration is not ordering airline passengers to wear masks, saying it is the most effective way to minimize risk. Consumer groups. Airline employee unions and Democrats in Congress have been calling on the Trump administration to require all airline passengers to wear masks. Most airlines already require masks, but enforcement is inconsistent. What the administration won't mandate masks. It is only recommending them. It's also urging the airlines to leave some airplane seats open to promote physical distancing, but it won't require that either. NPR's David Shaper reporting A former U. S attorney for Manhattan is set to appear before the House Judiciary Committee next week. As part of the panel's investigation of the Justice Department, Jeffrey Berman let a probe into allies of President Trump until he was fired after refusing to resign. The FBI has arrested British socialite Dylan Maxwell on charges she recruited victims were convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein is NPR's Frank Langfitt. Reports. Maxwell's arrest renews spotlight on Prince Andrew The FBI says Maxwell procured underage girls For Epstein Prince Andrew was friends with both Epstein, a convicted sex offender, and Maxwell In a separate instance, one of Epstein's accusers Virginia Defray, says she had sex with the prince in Maxwell's London apartment in 2001 when she was 17. Prince Andrew has denied the accusation. The FBI says the princess refused to testify in person about Epstein's activities that Andrew is not a target of the US investigation. With senior Royals so mishandled the scandal here. He was forced to retire like the Prince Maxwell, who was arrested in New Hampshire has denied involvement in Epstein's alleged sex crimes. Frank Langfitt NPR news Lunda This's NPR news. After a three year battle of French court has ruled that a Nazi looted painting must be returned to the heirs of its rightful owner. As NPR's Eleanor Beardsley reports, the 19th century impressionist work that went missing during World War two was purchased legally by an American family in 1995. Tamil Pizarro's 18 87 painting of peasants picking peas in a field belonged to French Jewish art collector Simon Bower. In 1943 the Nazis stole the painting from Bauer. It disappeared until 1995 when it resurfaced at a Christie's option in New York. It was bought for $800,000 by the toll family in 2017. The tolls lent the painting to a Paris museum for a retrospective of Pizarro's work. That's where Bowers descendants discovered it. The French court ruled that even if the tolls did not know the painting was stolen, they could not legally own a Nazi pilfered work. The American couple says they're not unhappy. The Bower family got its painting back, but they plan to sue the French state. The tolls say they should not have to pay for the crimes of France's Vichy regime. Eleanor Beardsley. NPR NEWS PARIS, The majority owner of Washington's football franchise is again being asked to change the team's name. This time. The request comes from FedEx, which has the naming rights to the team's stadium in the Washington suburb of Landover, Maryland. Majority owner Daniel Snyder has refused to drop the team's current name. Which is considered a racial slur against Native Americans. Wall Street's off those higher Thursday, the Dow gained 92 points, the NASDAQ rose 53 the S and P 500 added 14. I'm Shae Stevens. This is NPR news. Support for NPR comes from NPR stations. Other contributors include Lifelock, reminding consumers that if they've been notified that their information may have been compromised in a breech there twice as likely to have their identity stolen, Maura at Lifelock dot com slash NPR. A gradual warming trend starts tomorrow and will continue through the holiday weekend. The National Weather Service says. There will be night and morning fog at the coast through Independence Day. The forecast high for San Francisco tomorrow is 65. Oakland should hit a Friday high of 71 in San Jose expected high of 82 the forecast for Sacramento tomorrow is 90 degrees. It's 906 This is public radio. This is one, eh? I'm Celeste Headley in Maryland. For more than 60 years, U S presidents have received a daily report from the intelligence community. President Harry Truman was the first to receive what was then called the Daily summary.

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"Live from NPR NEWS. I'm Shea Stevens, The U. S. Supreme Court has struck down a Louisiana law that requires doctors to have local hospital admitting privileges before performing an abortion. As NPR's Sarah McCammon reports, abortion rights groups are expressing relief as well, A surprise over the decision. The Louisiana law is very similar to a Texas law that was overturned in 2016 before the court included two of President Trump's conservative nominees. Chief Justice John Roberts surprise some observers by siding with the liberal justices this time and striking down the law. Elizabeth Nash is a state policy analyst at the Guttmacher Institute, which supports abortion rights. This case is a way to see where the court stands on abortion and what it means for the future. And I think The court has stood pat on abortion rights. For now. Abortion rights opponents are vowing to keep fighting for new restrictions on the procedure. Sarah McCammon NPR NEWS As dozens of states report spikes and new covert 19 infections, the Trump Administration is still sending mixed messages on whether people should wear facial coverings in public. NPR's Tambor Keith has more Health and human Services Secretary Alex A's are set on Sunday that the window is closing for the U. S to contain the spread of Corona virus, he said people need toe wear masks, especially in hot zones and wherever social distancing isn't possible. White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany insist spiking caseloads merely represent embers. As for the president's stance on masks, it's the personal choice of any individual. Asked whether to wear a mask or not, he encourages people to make whatever decision is best for their safety. But he did say to me, he has no problem with mask and to do whatever your local jurisdiction request of you. An increasing number of states and cities are requiring people to wear masks in public settings. Tamara Keith. NPR NEWS The White House, Arizona's governor has rolled back his state's reopening as new Corona virus cases continues to skyrocket. NPR's Will stone reports that a new executive order immediately shut down some businesses and limits gatherings. After holding out for weeks, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey has reversed course on the state's reopening. A new order prohibits most gatherings of more than 50 people. It also directs bars and clubs, gyms, movie theaters and indoor water parks to pause operations for at least the next 30 days. The governor warns that even with the new measures, cases and hospitalizations will keep rising over time, we'll see reductions and not increases. That's the goal. It will not happen overnight. Do see also announced that the first day of school for in person learning will be pushed back till mid August. The average daily number of cases in Arizona has more than doubled in the past two weeks. Will stone NPR NEWS Washington You're listening to NPR news? Several Republican mall makers attended a White House briefing Monday on allegations by intelligence officials that Russia offered to pay militants to kill US troops in Afghanistan. White House officials insist that President Trump was not briefed on the findings because the claim had not been verified. The Afghan government and the Taliban are blaming each other for a rocket attack that killed at least 23 people at an animal market. NPR's deal. Hadeed has details. Survivors of the attacks at several rounds of mortars slammed into an open air market where hundreds of people from surrounding villages had gathered. There's been a surge in fighting between the Taliban and government forces, with civilians, often becoming the victims. The attacks come as the US is pressuring the Afghan government and the Taliban to sit down for peace negotiations as early as next month. NPR's Theoden reporting. A federal appeals court panel says the state of Wisconsin can restrict early voting hours. The court also restored a requirement that people must live in a district for at least 28 days instead of 10. In order to be eligible to vote. They're the ruling came in a pair of lawsuits challenging laws passed by Republican state lawmakers in the battleground state. GOP lawmakers air hailing the decision, while Democrats say It's an assault on democracy. The Trump reelection campaign is challenging a law that expanded mail in balloting in the battleground state of Pennsylvania. A federal lawsuit alleges the system used to collect and count mail in ballots for the June 2nd primary, violated state and federal laws. Suit names Pennsylvania secretary of State and other officials as defendants. This is NPR news. Support for NPR comes from NPR stations. Other contributors include the Vital Projects Fund supporting the Museum of Modern Art. Virtual views continue on MoMA dot org's with exhibition explorations, including Donald Judd sculptures and Dorothy A. Lang's photographs..

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"Live from NPR news in Washington I'm Shea Stevens president trump is imposing a thirty day ban on travel from Europe to the United States beginning Friday to contain the spread of corona virus the restrictions do not apply to England Scotland Wales or Northern Ireland and trump says the policy will be adjusted if necessary in an oval office address the president also called on Congress to approve additional measures to help businesses affected by the outbreak affected immediately the SBA will begin providing economic loans in affected states and territories these low interest loans will help small businesses overcome temporary economic disruptions caused by the virus to this end I am asking Congress to increase funding for this program by an additional fifty billion dollars corona virus appears to send Wall Street stocks sharply lower the Dow Jones industrials dropped nearly six percent in Wednesday's trading and Dow futures are down nearly five percent from Broadway theaters are still open other arts and sporting venues in New York City are shutting down because of the corona virus as Jeff Lunden reports an usher who worked it to theaters has tested positive for the disease the usher worked it to Broadway theaters in the past ten days the booth theatre where who's afraid of Virginia Woolf is currently in previews and the Brooks Atkinson theatre where the musical six is also in previews according to a statement put out by the theater owners the Schubert and neither lander organizations both theaters are undergoing deep cleanings the usher is being treated in isolation and other employees of the theaters are being asked to monitor their own health performances of both shows will go on as scheduled but should ticket holders preferred to exchange them for future performances they can do so for NPR news I'm Jeff Lunden in New York meanwhile the NBA is suspending its season after player with the you how jazz tested positive for corona virus the U. S. house has voted to renew national security surveillance powers just days before they're set to expire as NPR's Ryan Lucas reports the measure passed with bipartisan support the bill would renew three domestic surveillance provisions used by the FBI national security investigations the measure addresses some Republican and democratic concerns about the government surveillance powers by among other things at a new privacy protections and scrapping a controversial phone metadata program the measure is the result of a bipartisan agreement in the house and it passed by a two to one margin still critics on both sides of the aisle say the surveillance forms don't go far enough the measures still need to be approved in the Senate senior Republicans there including Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said they support the bill and look forward to voting to pass it soon Ryan Lucas NPR news Washington you're listening to NPR news the U. S. border patrol has a new chief he's Rodney Scott a twenty eight year veteran of the force as NPR's John Burnett reports one of Scott's first tasks will be to try to rehabilitate the embattled agencies public image Rodney Scott was chief of the busy San Diego border patrol sector when his agents had to tear gas a caravan of migrants they tried to cross the border the agency he now heads has been criticized for harsh treatment of immigrants in his custody in fact the outgoing chief called last year one of the most challenging periods the agency has endured the border patrol has had to suspend recruiting at colleges because of hostile protesters chief Scott yeah we have an image problem today and we're gonna we're continuing to work on it getting someone to just listen for ten minutes and it's an open mind ninety percent of the time I can win him over to the we're not the enemy and they.

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"From NPR news in Washington I'm Shea Stevens president trump plans to sign an eight billion dollar emergency funding package to deal with the corona virus outbreak on Friday vice president Mike pence says there are at least a hundred and fifty confirmed cases in the US seventy of them in Washington state well the coronavirus has a spread in the Seattle area and new cases are detected around the country every day the good news is that the vast majority of all of those who have contracted the corona virus are recovering and doing well pence's kits will be distributed across the country by the end of next week we're testing one point two million Americans for corona virus he says those tests will be covered by government and private insurance a cruise ship that's carrying more than three thousand passengers and crew is waiting to dock in San Francisco the people aboard or not being allowed to disembark until they're tested for corona virus three passengers on a previous voyage contracted the disease and one of them died health officials are trying to track down hundreds others who got off the ship in Mexico president trump says the corona virus outbreak will not prevent him from shaking hands as NPR's unusual Roscoe reports fears of the virus being spread through physical contact has led some people to refrain from that type of greeting president trump is a self proclaimed germaphobe but he says he gave up his resistance to shaking people's hands when he ran for president in a town hall on the fox news channel trump said that worries about the corona virus haven't changed that you can't be a politician and shake hands people come out when I leave I'll be shaking hands with people they want to shake your head they want to sail they want to hug you they want to kiss you I don't care it doesn't mean you have to do that some health experts have recommended using an elbow bump to replace handshakes in the wake of the virus critics have charged that some of trump's rhetoric has downplayed the seriousness of the illness I sure Roscoe NPR news Washington Facebook says it's removing trump reelection campaign ads that direct viewers to a survey labeled census as NPR's Hansi lo long reports critics say the ads could spread misinformation about the national head count president trump's reelection campaign bought Facebook ads to promote a survey that it calls the quote official twenty twenty congressional districts census but it's not the official US census hours after the online newsletter popular information reported on those ads civil rights groups and house speaker Nancy Pelosi criticized Facebook for what pellucid called unacceptable interference with the census a Facebook spokesperson confirms NPR it's taking down those ads because it has policies in place to prevent confusion about the official twenty twenty senses president trump's campaign which has not responded to a request for comment has been sending similar messages about a so called senses since last year through mailers emails and text messages on the long NPR news New York this is NPR news an Alabama prisoner has been executed for the two thousand four shooting deaths of three police officers outside of suspected drug house in Birmingham forty three year old Nathaniel woods was put to death by lethal injection after the Supreme Court refused to extend its temporary stay prosecutors acknowledge that another man pulled the trigger but convinced a jury that woods was an accomplice of the shooter says he was not the High Court did not respond to a last minute appeal claiming woods had inadequate counsel the next Mars rover finally has an official name just a few months before its launch this W. MFA's Brendan Byrne reports the winning suggestion came from a middle school student in Virginia no it's not the twitterverse favorite Rovi make rover face the rover formally known as March twenty twenty is now called perseverance twenty thousand entries were received in a public essay contest but ultimately seventh grader Alex Mather suggestion was selected if Rovers are to be the qualities of us as a race you miss the most important thing surveillance the rover will scour the surface of the red planet looking for signs of past life on Mars and prepare samples for future mission to send them back to earth the rover will launch from Cape Canaveral in July arriving on the red planet February twenty twenty one for NPR news I'm Brendan Byrne Elizabeth Warren is ended her bid for the democratic presidential nomination form lost her home state of Massachusetts on Tuesday finishing third behind Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders for now the senator says hold off making an endorsement decision I'm.

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"I'm Shea Stevens. came during an remains near the grand Bahama and Abaco islands where it's been four hours after causing at least five deaths the national hurricane center says Dorian has lost more strength it is now a category three storm with maximum sustained winds of a hundred and twenty five miles per hour the Haney and prime minister Hugh per minute says the amount of hurricane devastation there is unprecedented there is an extraordinary amount of flooding and damage to infrastructure. I wish to report that the United States god. is already on the ground and I buckle and I was rescued a number of injured individuals the national hurricane center says that during remains on track to move north along the southeastern United States part of the beach Florida resident Jesse James says during remains on a path that's similar to a twenty seventeen hurricane that did not come ashore because a lot of damage captain Matthew what happened was weak skate all the wins but the storm surge kept coming and it actually got to where it was ten feet from the house it was four feet from the house it was in the house south Carolina's governor Henry McMaster says the best way for coastal residents to protect themselves is to heed evacuation orders it is better to be safe than sorry. and we don't want to be tellin anybody we told you so so we would say the safe get away from the coast.

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Trump will not meet with Kim Jong Un

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Trump will not meet with Kim Jong Un

"Support for this NPR podcast and the following message come from REI What is your but that's the question REI coop is asking this season with gear classes, expert advice and adventure trips RE I can help you overcome any excuses to find your way outside. Live from NPR News in Washington, I'm Shea Stevens a day-long hostage. Standoff has ended Eva's state run veterans home in California's Napa County, California Highway Patrol officials say the gunman, an three employees at the home have been found dead details on the deaths have not been disclosed. The crisis at the Veterans home of California Yountville began this morning when an armed man showed up at a staff party Napa County Sheriff. John Robertson says some workers were allowed to leave ride away. Authorities lost contact with the suspect hours ago. The White House says President Trump will not meet with his North Korean counterpart until Pyongyang takes concrete steps toward eliminating its nuclear weapons. Press Secretary. Sarah Huckabee Sanders says That means matching rhetoric with action. If we can get to a place where North Korea Korea's denuclearizing It has a massive staff and it's something that will make the entire globe much safer and even. President moon has said that this is because of the leadership of President Trump South Korea's National Security Advisor says Pyongyang is committed to halting its nuclear weapons program. But he gave no indication that North Korea had promised to take those steps to secure meeting with Trump Some good news for the Trump administration on US, hiring As NPR Scott Horsely reports. The Labor Department's says that three hundred thirteen thousand jobs were added to the economy last month. February's economic picture hit the sweet spot for the White House with solid job gains across the board and enough new workers entering the labour force to tamp down concerns about inflation. The unemployment rate held steady at four point one percent and wage growth moderated from the previous month. White House economist Richard Burr Kawser says, even without big wage gains workers take home. Pay is going up in some sense. The President's tax reforms will give workers of more bang for the buck in the sense will get the keep more of it. So that's part of what's going on. The administrator. Wants to use sticks as well as carrots to recruit more workers, It's called for adding work requirements to more government safety net programs. Scott Horsely, NPR News, The White House in New York of federal judges sentenced, disgraced businessman Martin squarely to seven years in prison. Details from NPR SJM's Rowley squarely became famous after buying a pharmaceutical company, and then greatly raising the price of a life-saving drug. It made he was sometimes called the most hated man and America squarely was convicted in an unrelated fraud case at his sentencing in New York, The Thirty-four-year-old displayed none of the trademark arrogance. He has shown in interviews and on social media. Instead he cried openly telling his investors. I'm terribly sorry, I lost your trust. You deserve better, Jim, early NPR News, New York On Wall Street stocks closed higher today with the Dow Jones industrials soaring four hundred forty points, the Nasdaq rose one hundred and thirty two This is NPR News. News. Argentina's President Marie Matt crease says his nation is worried about President Trump's decision to impose tariffs on imported steel and aluminum. In a statement, met office says, he's discussed those concerns in a phone call with Trump today, and was assured than an exemption request would be considered Canada and Mexico have received provisional exemptions from the new tariffs. Kenya's president and opposition leader had met for the first time NPR's Aitor Peralta reports that the two men say they're ready to set aside their differences following a long and sometimes violent election season two back-to-back presidential elections left more than one hundred people dead in the Kenya deeply divided along tribal lines. But now President Neta in opposition leader RILO Dhingra had Heart to Heart at State House and percent at each other as brothers. What a says, it's time for self-reflection Rudy Jews will no odor. We refuse to be the lead us under whose watch Kenya's lead into a failed President Kanada says, This is a new beginning for the country. It a compare news Entebbe and emergency aid. Convoy crossed the frontlines in Syria's rebel-held Gouda region. Today, The International Committee of the Red Cross says it was joined by the UN and Syrian paramedics, and delivering food and medical aid. Despite the violence in the region, the Syrian army stepped up an offensive on rebels in the Damascus suburbs, two weeks ago, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights estimates that the campaign. It's resulted in the deaths of almost one thousand civilians. I'm Shea Stevens NPR News in Washington.

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False stories travel faster than the truth on Twitter, study finds

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False stories travel faster than the truth on Twitter, study finds

"Live from NPR News in Washington, I'm Shea Stevens President Trump plans to meet with North Korea's leader in less than two months. NPR's Michele Kelemen has more on Thursday's announcement by a South Korean official visiting the White House, South Korean, national security adviser Chung we Jongwe came to Washington after a rare visit to Pyongyang where he says, he got a commitment from North Korea's leader to talk to the US about denuclearization of any woman wounded. The new president Hall upon as possible. President Trump appreciated both beefing and said, he would meet Kim Jong-un by May. The South Korean official also says that US, South Korean military exercises will go on as planned and North Korea has agreed not to carry out missile or nuclear test during any negotiations, Michelle Kelemen, NPR News, Washington. The United States is imposing new tariffs on imported steel and aluminum in two weeks. There are exemptions for Canada and Mexico pending progress on renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement. Canada's Foreign Affairs Minister Cristina Freedland says, it would not make sense to slap new tariffs on her country. But notes there are still NAFTA issues left to resolve. We have said all along. It would be completely unacceptable to include Canada. It's logical and it's the right thing to exclude Canada. So we have had a step forward today. There is a lot of hard work left to do. Meanwhile, Arizona Senator Jeff Flake. Says, he plans to introduce legislation, devoid the new tariffs and urges lawmakers to support the measure to prevent damaged to other sectors of the US economy, the nation's northeast as digging out from the region. Second major snowstorm in a week areas from New Jersey to New England received as much as two feet of accumulation at least two deaths were blamed on the storm, and thousands of homes remained without power. The National Weather Service warns that another system could hit the northeast next week. Heavy rains and snow melt in other parts of the country are causing the Mississippi River to rise in Louisiana. As Travis locks from member station WWL and over reports, the Army Corps of Engineers has opened a spill way to prevent flooding along the Mississippi River near New Orleans. The Bunny carry spillway is basically a giant release valve for the Mississippi. It keeps New Orleans from flooding by diverting water from the river into nearby Lake Pontchartrain when the water gets too high Army Corps Colonel Mike Clancy says it's critical for. Keeping New Orleans safe if there is no control measure like this in place, then water could continue to rise on the levies forcing and a fail. The Core expects to keep it open for about three weeks until the river goes back down For NPR News. I'm Travis Luxe in Norrkoping, Louisiana on Asian stock market shares are higher following gains on Wall Street. This is NPR News. Hyundai is recalling hundred and fifty five thousand Sonatas in the US from the two thousand eleven model year because the vehicles may contain defective airbags. Hyundai says a short circuit in the air back control system can prevent them from deploying in a crash. A new study by researchers at MIT shows that false news breast, faster and wider than accurate News does on Twitter, Craig Lemoult a member station. W G B. H has details. The researchers studied more than one hundred thousand stories tweeted between two thousand six in 2017 There were classified as true or false by snow split affect in several other independent fact checkers. The Foued false stories were seventy percent more likely to be read tweeted than true once, and it took six times as long for true stories to reach 1500 people. Co author sitting on a roll says, people are drawn to false tweets because they're often surprising when people share novel information. They're seen as being quote unquote in the know. Or as if they have access to inside information Arale says 'automated accounts or buts, or not to blame for the disproportionate spread of inaccurate news because they were found to spread Drew and false stories equally For NPR News, I'm Craig Lemoult in Boston. A federal judge in New York is recommending that President Trump mute rather than block some of his critics on Twitter Judge Naomi rice Buchwald made the suggestion after hearing arguments in a first amendment lawsuit the night First Amendment University in seven people filed the case last July after Trump block people who posted negative comments on his Twitter page. I'm Shea Stevens NPR News in Washington.

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