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"Kate dalley show talking about all the things mainstream cover and boy does happens. There's so much that they don't cover so much. Yeah. Interesting. So we're going to have some thoughts on a son. What is his true role and some speculation there and also talking a little bit more about Sherlock, and he events and in sort of like with Samantha Powers'? This gets interesting when they when they were blaming who did this, you know, and who they say said international international network. And I thought that was kind of interesting language international network. Go right ahead. Susan go right ahead. Well, what was really too is? You wonder what is going on in this country? So many of these countries have terrible trafficking problems human trafficking, problems at one of the interesting things, she said in her speech, and she was a former Obama associates Samantha Powers' and presidential campaign. But many may remember that she called Hillary a monster. So she had to resign from that. She ended up his ambassador to the UN thousand thirteen thousand seventeen and she mentioned something occurring in that country. She said, I think the mothers of met in your country clutch, the weather faded photos of their missing sons and daughters taking people hear their cries or the heads of how will meeting money to feed their families out to the war. This missing sons and daughters are been thousands of young boys and young men who just. Thought just appeared on the speculation is is. Seraphic center. And so they've actually started in organization. There was started by a mother who was a doctor and her son was eight years old went missing. And she just said, you know, this is an epidemic, and we have to figure out what's going on. So the fact that Samantha Powers' address that very very interesting COPA mothers front on the network to trace down all of these missing children and young men and very very odd. The other thing she mentioned just as we were talking about was communications. She says long before this recent phase in his career the man, she was honoring he was minister and communication knew. It was mangled who spearheaded the privatization of free Lanka's telecommunications industry initiative introduce competition dumb barriers allowing long to have more phone, so his not privilege. Edge there telecom. So. Yeah. Yes. She said. One of the high number of phones per person in all of Asia. And despite being the country twenty million longer is apparently home to thirty four million cell phone subscription. Then you really start to see. I mean, people do businesses on their phone. You know, you're poor. You don't have a computer you have a phone. You can run a business. She said these tools are going to be decisive in global development going forward, but governments must confront their dark uses as well as their possibility. She's talking about trafficking and segues into telecommunications. Right. Very interesting that she's there outing and and talking about all these things power is calling for Facebook on for the information. You know, world wind Facebook to be shut down, and and of course, right after Sri Lankan, government blocks also show media and impose a curfew following the deadly blast. Samantha Powers' have been hanging. That is incredible. And that she said after he speech Incan spirit. On media violence, and destruction. Right. You're government officials made a profound observation that I believe entirely teed that are ours. But Facebook is the wind. Other words powerful to shut it down. And she said that before the bombing. So then sure Lankan government block social media imposes curfew following the deadly blast people. Couldn't communicate out anything. Her husband is famous for talking about the fact that the government infiltrates social media to huge extent. So they can control which conspiracy theories, and they don't want the true wants to get out. So they are on they're trying to infiltrate an act like regular people and try and curve the conversation to go a certain way and away from. I mean. You would have their fingers in the cry of other people who want to discuss realize events and willing to institute regulations in heavy signs for failing to remove speech, right and greatly restricting the ability of advertisers. And so really thinking type of anonymity afforded to users. So the cut down of spreading of lies with impunity. That sounds just like China. China said, no we we want. Everybody's identity. Be known. We want everyone to have a a social standing. So that we can breed them in rank them, no credit. So oh, I just got the. Yeah. It's just I think these country, I think they are overtaken by the fact that the people collectively are now possibly more powerful than the government leaders are able to keep track of more things they notice more things and that just puts government ships, especially corrupt ones. On notice, and they they're fighting back with relations. Yeah, it was a, you know, a lot of people have said, you know, that bombing is this, you know, was there where their codes in this to give out some messages to and there was a child that way to sit well school, and I talked about Sidwell school same actual agenda that they teach US China twenty thirty and twenty twenty thirty. And then also that is they're sister schools in China and all the elite Chelsea Clinton, Al Gore's kids as Sasha me. Everybody has gone to Sidwell, and this is basically what Sidwell's about it's about the everything global, and they work with China quite a bit. And so one of the four Americans that was killed was a child fifth grader from Sidwell school. And it was really odd. The way that they talked about him being abroad. Was it not? Yeah. He studying over in Sri Lanka child say in the letter to the appearance of the other children of the school. Studying. Sri Lanka, right? Yeah. It was it was it was odd language, I know billionaire Anders of Poulsen's kids died there to this one cure in does Eliza died there as well. And that last name has some bearing because there's some history attached to that name to is kind of strict all the little ties are kind of strange, and I I don't know what happened over there. I'm not even going to spec. It I can't even guess or speculate at this point. But some of I think when you are looking as a whole when you look at what's your Lunka did right after our some of these countries are they being a talked to to set precedence is for information, gathering and information blockage. Are we looking at like New Zealand and Tra Lanka and saying, okay? What happened before? And what happened after the events that just happened in the news. What's going on? I because that's what's so curious to me, you know. And you can see the pattern and now we should be watching for that pattern. And it's interesting that power finished her speech by noting that we all know the best is yet to come. And then we had this, you know, for mentally devastating binding epic. And we remember that attack in France where hundreds of people were killed and the terrorists went wild in the streets. So it doesn't shock waves through really the entire world. We're all shocked and in that state of shock people are sincerely concerned, and our government leaders step in advantage of that. And that happens, obviously all over the world. We thought happened in his deland emotional vulnerability, which we are. They are taking advantage of our genuine concerns. And I believe the same thing also happening with global warming, create and real deep grief. They call it pointed grease that you're reading about the future, and then they exploit that, right? I've seen a lot of people sharing on Saint Greta this child going on and on about the global warming crisis and saying how frayed she is man. I wish somebody would tell her the truth. But but yeah, you we're we're seeing it now using kids and things like that. But back to your point about mother. Others front. Samantha Powers' was just giving an award to mingle about. And he was the one that actually formed mothers front nineteen ninety. Like, you said, there's some there's some interesting liaisons between these people, and I always want to keep our on those that are not necessarily in the helm of government, but used to be and they're out in the world. Hey, even Obama out in the world with these meetings in these and I'm not saying everything's various all I'm saying is keep an eye on where they go and what happens before major events in the news because I think that interesting part, right? Michelle Obama was in France. Yeah. Very fascinating. And John Podesta was in New Zealand. Of that happening. Just a data point notice. Yeah, you have to start noticing, and then you can discount it. If you think about may yet and the buying season the vying for floor for the blockage of information one to another and to kind of keep a hold of that. So that information doesn't go out because when the pictures of New Zealand went out, and they were different than the pictures of the scene in the video people started really questioning they can't have that. They don't want that. And I also want to talk about Assange for minute to there's a theory that that actually, you know, they could have gone any time to get him. But it was actually a right now for maybe what star witness purpose, maybe witness protection, kind of an interesting theory about us on what's your take? Julian Assange is actually aiding characters this gnome like person is that they say he's got terrible body hygiene. There was a new president Ecuador hand within several weeks. He expelled of mine, and it just coincided with the Mueller having come out and the money. Don't forget Susan because they took a huge amount loans. And then all of a sudden, they they let him go right or they hadn't picked up, right? You just wonder for the transition empowers power in Ecuador who's controlling the embassy where he lived. And then he shortly thereafter, got expelled were they allowed the government to come in. But I do think he is going to be working cutting a deal so to speak and spilling what he knows. Because basically, I I don't know how much Wiki leaks. I haven't solid them recently. They're putting out stuff or what? Odd, you know that play the game and. As a leverage information. And so I met you hear a lot more from department of just justices right now saying, well, this could be this could be a violations toward espionage act, which is the death penalty. That's an interesting thing. And when you have worrying factions of the deep state, they don't want information to get out. I found that too interesting because they've never proven that. He actually did what he did with Chelsea Manning. They only could charge him with. We think he might have not that he did. And that's getting lost in the media right now. So back in two thousand ten so I just wanted to bring that up. Again, we have to we have to break. But Susan, I really appreciate you. And and all your research and work at thank you so much. Thank you. Oh, absolutely one hundred percent. So I'm gonna I'm gonna have Glen Tate on right now. We'll have Glenn Tate on the show. He wrote the book two hundred ninety nine.
"tra lanka" Discussed on Knowledge@Wharton
"Try to live together in peace. And harmony, you know, the my parents would talk about how when three Lincoln New York came around. You would everyone would make their own special foods, but then would go to the neighbors and share it. And that is neither quintessentially what it was to be three Lankan. And that's what I think people there are hoping to get back to. Take us in with your insight about what we could be potential cking at four Sri Lanka and their reaction. And obviously one of the things that that they did in the wake of this was to shut down social media platforms because of a concern of of disinformation being put out there. We don't know the long term effects of that yet. We don't know how long that will last this shutdown. We don't know what sort of Texas will have people who find other ways of communicating through different social media platforms. But it's an interesting thing. Because one of the things we really see now in a number of countries is how these social media are contributing to to polarization when it comes to the longer term horizon for the wonderful country of Lanka now, I really eight for for the country. I feel so with everyone who's Sri Lankan is whether we can find a way to build on all the positive things that have happened over the last ten years. I was there just a few weeks ago. And you see the sort of optimism not leasing lot of businesses also visited to colleges you see a lot of the tourism going up. You see this pride in a nation that takes on a number of political and environmental challenges. Many things are, you know, going through on direction to you have political polarization, but still you have this sense that things are going in the right direction. And then you have this huge setback and the dangerous at such a setback works as a kind of black hole draws all of the attention to it which is not true because there is grief. There is fear. There is a need to make sure this doesn't happen. Again. There is a need to investigate. Why this wasn't stopped? If it was possible to stop it. But the danger is that then we take our eyes off all those things that that can be done all of the positive things when you look at for instance, relationship between Muslims and Christians intra Lanka. It's mo- split being positive. It's mostly being communal and friendly. And the question is how you find back to that in a situation like this. I think experience tells us about this. That is really hard. Fortunately answer that. Yeah. Go ahead. If I could just jump in to echo, everything Henrik said, but just to that early point about social media. I was I was there in December and met with various writer friends of mine who are very tech savvy. And there are people who are using the PIN virtual networks to get around social media and who are communicating with the outside world, they are tremendously frustrated about the the social media ban. Even though they understand the initial reasoning for it and the the spread of misinformation can be harmful rumors or flowing at the same time. Shutting communication is always wearing an especially this kind of open ended who knows when we'll be allowed to talk to each other. Again, is is the real matter of concern. And so if people are interested in looking into this more, I'd point you to you'd in Java Directa who is they're answering Lanka is something of an expert in. This area and is accessible, but with some of the things you mentioned before about this particular government, and it almost makes me feel like as as they are trying to lead Sri Lanka right now that they are still trying to to find their way as well. And obviously people make mistakes. Unfortunately, in this case, if these mistakes were made it obviously is cost a lot of people their lives. But there is a learning process as you said before it's one thing to say, I want a b and c it's another thing to actually get into office. And actually do that as well. Yeah. And you know, I think the some of the rumors seen flying about things like well, there must have been an international contingent behind this bumming, maybe maybe not there's there's no real evidence one where 'nother you see international groups claiming responsibility days after the fact with again, though evidence to support it. There's you know. A memo that comes in that targets, you know, that names one specific local group, but is not independently corroborated. I have to think that intelligence services are constantly getting warnings constantly getting things sent into them. And I do think it must be a process of burning which is a credible threat. Which ones do we need to respond to quickly do not want to dismiss the concern that, you know, which I'm hearing from, you know, Christian friends of mine. My while I'm not religious myself. My family them calculate and the have many friends and relatives who are out those churches that perhaps the government was paying less attention to that that was against Catholics rather than the majority groupings. So there I'm not saying we should not criticize and we should not inquire. But I think we should be very careful to. Cannot jump on things that sound credible without evidence injury. What are the longer term impacts of having this type of devastating event occur in Sri Lanka as you mentioned with having a decade's worth of peace at this point. What does this mean for the country moving forward, especially some of the economic opponents, which which is your background? Yeah. So I think that especially given how the country has weathered some of the big people's, but also even these relatively small ups a few years ago. I think that the economy's fairly comfortable shrugging a lot of it. All fortunately, because even if we just look at tourism growth over the last decade, it rebounded very quickly immediately after the war ended in may of two thousand and nine and then right now, we've actually had something like a four fold increase since that period. So even looking at for example to a lot of relatives back in Sri Lanka. There's a lot of anecdotal stories about how tourism seems to be down after the communal violence last month or even the political instability at the end of the year. But it actually turns out that there definitely may have been shifting of. The types of tourists. We have come into the country, but over all month over month, we've been having substantial growth of right now it's sitting at around two point three million having come in last year. And we also have been able to see that the overall receipts from tourism have grown traumatically. So. As long as this does not become more frequent. I would think that especially given the timing of this so man, June typically compared to the other months, you're relatively low months for tourism. So if it doesn't persist beyond this and the country also things about how to deal with these things systemically, maybe they will not be any long-term impact. One thing. I would sorry just like about so one complication, of course, is the comfort with maintaining the use of the prevention of terrorism activity Lanka now, while the war was going on minority groups were aggravated using that act and a lot of the hope from the minority groups myself included had been that the reason governments would do away with it, especially given the at least six seven years of. That we had had and that hasn't gone away. And now we see it so comfortably used to round up terrorists without any additional corroboration of the evidence. So I think has lots of big issues that could actually really drag down the economy in the long run. But I think this one event is not going to be the issue. I agree. And you know, we've seen this interstates right with the the Patriot Act after nine eleven these that there tends to be a a law and order correction after this kind of event that then often is very strong. Very powerful shuts down freedom shuts down communication, and it's been really hard to walk that back because people people are frightened and as long as they're frightened is hard to reach out your hand and say, no, I want to trust my neighbor. This is someone I've known this is someone who, you know, our kids go to school together. And that's that's I think when I talked to every day three Lincoln's now, this is what I'm hearing the last few days is people are hoping to move forward to go back to the peaceful multi-ethnic society, very community minded, and I worry that the governor. Will react to the loudest voices and feel that they need to strong arm. The populace right doesn't that also Henrik that that really then brings forth the need to have a joint move forward between the community and the government. So that everybody is thinking on the same page so that you can have the best outcome from a horrific event. There is a lot of will to do that in the Sri Lankan population. So this is huge challenge for the politicians and religious leaders of tra- Lanka to manage to find voice for this sort of togetherness. I remember Norway when we had a horrific terror attack. You're in twenty eleven one of the things that went right was exactly this sense that the politicians had a basic message of unity basic message of finding back to what unites us now, admittedly that was. A an easier situation because the culprit was apprehended quickly. He acted alone. Didn't have this sense of constant state of emergency. We didn't have a concentrate on urgency. But still think there is something to learn from that. But adding to that we must remember that while this is Sri Lankan tragedy. And I as I said, I really feel for and we for this fantastic country. It is also part of an international dialogue and international crisis. How religion is used to vindicate violence. How different groups are pitted against each other. And in some ways, you know, this happened. I it new-zealand with terrible Christ's church murders and now ensure long with this has relatively little to do with new-zealand entry Lanka per se, but are expressions of sort of dialogue that some extremists are trying to push. They want to create havoc. And we see that not just among extremists receipt. Among some even even some seemingly mainstream politicians who push dialogue of fear and division. And I think that's what we really need to respond to whether we are believers are not whatever countries, we are from we have to find ways of having a sort of peaceful, togetherness that can tackle these sorts of things not least to to withstand this sort of polarization. We will see now quite a lot of anti Muslim sentiment, which is directed against people who have never done. This would never done this. We will see a lot of essentially of religion Mosul. That's what for instance, Islam is really like or Christianity is really like instead of seeing the reality in the world and the human beings behind the faiths, and and faces. So I think that's not just relaunched talents right now. But it's a global challenge. In which we all play apart Memarian. How does that play out specifically injury Lanka? How did those elements? Come together. Do you think? Well, you know, what I'm seeing on the message boards right now is I'm seeing Muslim friends frightened who are pleading for peace pleading for people to understand that they are not part of some shadowy conspiracy that this is not what their religion chance for what what did you find heartening is at least on some of the message boards. When one of those sort of voices speaks out saying all MS limbs are like this. They're all inherently violent. I I'm seeing a lot of three Lincoln voices coming back and saying don't be ridiculous. Right. This is, you know, think of your neighbors think of your friends clearly the actions of extremists of any religion of any of any grouping religious or Matt grouping or or otherwise can't be held to be Representative of what the majority of people think. And I think if people will keep putting that forward if they will, you know, the statement is seen coming out from various screw. Oops, saying that the important thing now is to continue to work on unity and not let ourselves be divided. This this divide and conquer was a practice of Lhasa various effective practice of the colonizers. Right. They would pick different groups against each other. And it made it much easier to stay in power. And that continues to be the case around the world. And that's what we have to be aware of and what we all have to resist. Andrew your thoughts. Yeah. I think that I have personally been happy to see that. There hasn't been instances of immediate retaliation against Muslims in the country, which I think would have been much easier to envision maybe even a year ago. So there has been I think some learning taking place over the last few years, and I think as the country hopefully continues to move forward and politicians do not try to utilize these. Instances to shore up their own pieces. I think them them might be in a positive out of this that maybe there's positive change. Thank you all for giving us your insight today, greatly appreciated Henrik Andrew Maryanne. Thank you again. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you, all Dr Hedrick size from the Peace Research Institute. Oslo also Bjork nece University College Andrew Paramore who is with the university of Massachusetts, Boston and Marianne mo- hunter is of the university of Illinois at Chicago. For more insight from knowledge at Warton, please. Visit knowledge dot Lordon dot U, Penn dot EDU.
"tra lanka" Discussed on PRI's The World
"Family. He lost three children in one of the bombing Sunday in Sri Lanka. So I prayed and asked my three kids Dave lease see my life. We'll hear his story also today. Russia's Vladimir Putin prepares to meet North Korea's Kim Jong own on Thursday, but they sort of tapped down expectations, and it seems to me that the point of this is to actually just have the meeting plus going vegetarian in meat loving, Nigeria is not easy. Are you vegetarian? No. Nigeria's first vegetarian restaurant opens and Legos those stories today on the world. I'm Marco werman, and you're with the world authorities in Sri Lanka today. Raised the death toll from Sunday's terror attacks. They now say that more than three hundred people were killed also today ISIS claimed responsibility for the coordinated bombings, Sri Lanka. Authorities had previously. Blamed a local extremist group today. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said the investigation continues data for links and if he does points today. Gave me following up on these claim. Meanwhile, the victims are being laid to rest in Negombo the site of the deadliest bombing the community is coming together in grief Aurora almond row reports from Negombo in the village of catalepsy Tia, everyone knows each other. They worshiped together at Saint Sebastian's church and on Easter Sunday more than one hundred of them died together. This is your way. My muggy look. Muggy new Pradeep to shantelle shows me a photograph of his family. They're sitting on the steps in front of the altered. Saint Sebastian church, which was attacked by a suicide bomber on Sunday. The photograph was taken on the day. His youngest son was baptized. The church is just a few minutes walk from their home on Sunday morning per deeps, wife and three children went to mass today. They're open caskets in his living room. So his whole family is laid out in his living room. And. Nobody is strange go inside to pay their respects. Everyone is singing and seeing their prayers. You can still see the the bandages and injuries on the children and. But they're wrapped up in in white clothes, and they all have rosaries in their hands a few nuns leading the mourners in prayers. One of them is Sheldon's cousin Shahidi. Authorities almost thirteen years old and a second daughter is right twelve eleven and the next twenty s he entered great one. This is really is more. What were their news? Rationally shallow me and Shiloh. There is annoying thing about his word yet. So they are still more to this. For me. Your wife Denali yellow pretty tells me that on Sunday morning after the bombing. He ran into the church and found his wife. Signaling. She responded to my patients when I ask her. No now that means my wife, she was like she was like Nordine, and she understood what I told. But she she didn't talk. Raleigh. When she had injured to the goal carpet hospital. Looked gave some great plans to my wife. So I cried and asked my ask look, I look this. My three kids died, please say my wife, he searched for his children and collected them from the more ex when he went back to the hospital. His wife was hooked up to machines the doctors had done what they could. But there were shrapnel in her brain about say, mama Lilla, I touch my wife hand, I told her my wife, I came to see you. Then after two minute that all machines shutdown and she failed. She lived her final. Brit that moment. Today is a national day of mourning. And Tra Lanka the churches. Saint Sebastian is scarred. The Pulitzer shattered and the windows are blown out. But behind the church under an improvised tent. Hundreds of people gathered for mass..
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"There's reason to believe that already the trend is going to be toward this census being much worse in quality than the census ten years ago and Sri Lanka continues to investigate who's behind a series of deadly Easter bombing that have now killed over three hundred people. I think they're highly connected. Become us is bull ISIS my personal last. It's a big day for corporate earnings. This is what's news from the Wall Street Journal. I'm Kim get all sin. Let's get started. Now before we get. Our main story this morning a lawsuit over a potential citizenship question on the twenty twenty census and what it says about our overall willingness to participate in surveys. Here's what you missed overnight. The death toll from a series of deadly bombings on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka continues to rise as of this morning, at least three hundred ten people have been killed. Investigators are now focusing on an obscure group national thou teeth Jaama that they believe might have been responsible for the attacks. But they've cautioned that the sophistication suggests that the group had helped from international terrorism experts Indian and US officials had worn Tra Lanka in early April about the possibility of an attack Rajon Roman Yawkey is Sri Lankan government minister. How is my personal view? I don't know why tiller is people the this brutal terrorist. Groups. Why found why right they money tan by the civic our country to me and Mars supreme court has upheld the conviction of two Reuters reporters while loan and Josu they'd been arrested and sentenced to seven years in prison for their coverage of the military's crackdown on ethnic Mahinda Muslims. This was the last avenue of appeal available to the two who were awarded the Pulitzer prize for international reporting along with their colleagues earlier this month, the upheld conviction raises questions about press freedoms and the extent of the countries transitioned democracy under an son Sookie also under no obligation to release his tax returns. It's become a tradition. I know Ronald Reagan, I think released one year of tax returns, and he wasn't real happy about the invasion of privacy. When he did it. And that is a vice President Mike Pence in two thousand sixteen defending President Trump's decision not to release his tax returns something that continues to this day. But here. Here's something you might not know Mr. Pence has filed three tax return since taking office, but he hasn't publicly released any of them. That's a break from his predecessors going back to Walter Mondale in the nineteen seventies all have disclosed their returns. Mr. Pence office has said that he's following Mr. Trump's lead by refusing to release returns until audits are finished. Now, our big story this morning. It has to do with the census today. The supreme court will hear oral arguments in a lawsuit over whether or not the twenty twenty census should include a question about whether or not someone is an American citizen. It's controversial because opponents say that question could make minorities end immigrants reluctant to participate. But as Charlie Turner has been finding out from our international economics reporter, Josh some Braham. The census case has raised another big question about our overall willingness to respond to surveys, Josh intertwined with the suit as a more general problem, and that is fewer and fewer Americans are responding to government surveys. Isn't that right? That's correct. And it's a problem. That's so much worse. I think than most people realize I mean here at the Wall Street Journal, we regularly writing stories about the unemployment report or will mention the poverty rate will mention in economic inequality or we'll talk about inflation. And all of these statistics that we talk about come from these. Government surveys that a generation ago. Everybody who got the government survey pretty much responded to it..
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"Are you getting sick while she was in the hospital in he finds out that he has stage four cancer as well. He asked us not the same thing to his wife. So she could get treatment because he couldn't afford both of them. And I'm like that. That's that's a tragedy wise this happening in America. Well, you know, and and and Brian I appreciate the the stories anecdotal stories. I really do. I just think we as a country have to be better. And if it is indeed that kind of gains manship that's going on between hospitals doctors and insurance companies. That's what's gotta end, whether you believe in the Affordable Healthcare Act, or you believe in some sort of proposal that the Republicans have floated which let me think added many lows it's got to get fixed. And I'm just surprised even though the the makeup of the is what it is that the Republicans and the president just basically punted this week. It's going to be a huge issue going forward. They just kind of handed the ball right to the Dem's on that one one one NewsRadio seven hundred wwl w attacking churches. Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. I'm Jeff Henderson seven hundred w w dot com. At least three Americans are among the two hundred dead after multiple attacks on churches in Sri Lanka. Reaction to the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka that have left. Hundreds of Christians and tourists dead, including three Americans people tree Laka, the believers Christians of Sri Lanka will give us hope to think that they were at mass this morning on Easter Sunday. Even though there were threats New York archbishop cardinal Timothy Dolan. Authorities say there were eight explosions targeting churches in luxury hotels and Tra Lanka's capital of Colombo authorities here in the US ramping up security in the wake of those bombings. We're told there are no known threats to the US involving what's unfolding in Sri Lanka, but police departments across the country are stepping up at trolls, including here in LA. The LAPD is beefing up its presence around places of worship and response to Sri Lanka just out of an abundance of Kashin ABC's, Alex stone, Chalan Kaz prime minister has said he fears the violence could trigger instability in the country. Now, a group that monitors internet censorship, says Sri Lankan authorities have blocked most social media services. Mark Remillard, ABC news. News Columbia Parkway will be down to one lane in both directions tomorrow between William Howard Taft and Kemper is crews continue to work on a landslide in congress. Some Democrats are calling for information from Robert Muller before any decision is made on action against the president. The report says the Trump campaign had contact with the Russians for the exchange of information. The president's attorney Rudy Giuliani told CNN state of the union such an action is ill advised, but not illegal candidate in the whole world in America would take information negative source from a hostile foreign source who says it's even illegal who says if even illegal democratic congressman Adam Schiff says congress should look into the Russian ties. Remember for news anytime on demand at seven hundred w w dot com. I'm Jeff Henderson, News Radio seven hundred w w. On demand. Iheartradio online on your smartphone. Ipad and tablet, seven hundred wwl W dot com. Allow. At the door. This. Tell. Bad. Cutting into great American one of the most unusual cases that Brian hammered has ever covered. And I ever heard of completed this manning in Clinton county when a bland Chester man was sentenced to seven years in prison for bearing his.
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"Access to Facebook and Twitter would be cut by the government, and that occur few likely would be put into place. Don, Anna, the mother of Columbine highschool victim, Lauren. Townsend says much has changed in twenty years leaving those most affected by the shootings, quote weaker in some places, but hopefully, we're stronger in most of them, unquote. She spoke at a ceremony marking the twentieth anniversary of the shooting. The memorial ended with the names of twelve students and a teacher killed being read out loud, accompanied by the release of white doves speakers encourage people to help others and to honor those who died pope Francis. Celebrating Easter mash this year facing a fresh round of bloodshed, targeting, Christians and Sri Lanka hours. After celebrating late night. Vigil Francis, processed into a flower decked, Saint Peter's Square for the liturgy today. Commemorating the resurrection of Christ after his crucifixion this year the Easter season has been marred both by the destruction of parishes Notre Dame cathedral by fire last week and the massacre on Sunday in tra- Lanka that killed more than one hundred thirty people what hundred years ago, she died nursing wounded soldiers. Now, Camille O'Brien is being recognized as a hero ABC's. Pete combs with the story. William coffin didn't know anything about his great aunt Camille O'Brien head was suitcase inside that suitcase a couple of Tillery shells made into art medals. And a letter from a woman describing herself as O'Brien's chief nurse in France. I didn't know what to do with them. So coffin contacted Michael hit a serviceman turned policeman. Turned historian. He discovered O'Brien was a nurse who had joined the Emory University hospital unit traveling to France in nineteen eighteen to help American soldiers. What was called the great war? Camille didn't have to get involved in the war. She could've stayed in.
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"Countries and people around the world here by not committing to increase the Bishen of what they're doing to tackle the climate emergency. That were they were able to get a rule book for the Paris agreement which is a good first step, but we really needed to see much more leadership here to let people know that they get it. And they're ready to go home and do more the British Prime Minister Theresa may has accused one of her predecessors. Tony Blair of trying to undermine her break. Zip negotiations by calling for a second referendum. Chris Mason reports for so long the campaign for another referendum seemed to many a hopeless cause, but it's advocates sense their opportunity, if there isn't a majority in parliament for anything other than opposing no deal offering the people the chance to decide is a potential routes outs of deadlock, but to the prime minister, this would be to abdicate responsibility. She claims that Tony Blair's call for another public vote is an insult to the office. He wants held she adds that I've never lost sight of my duty, and that is to deliver on the referendum result. Despite a recent ceasefire agreements there have been reports of air strikes and clashes at the Yemeni port of data between the pro government forces and the rebels government sources said at least twenty nine fighters most of them who were killed on Saturday night the humanitarian coordinator in. Yeah. Lisa Grandi told the BBC. She was still hopeful the UN sponsored ceasefire agreed in Sweden would produce results. You can hear gunshots. You can hear that something is going on. We have every expectation though that when the ceasefire is formally declared that the parties are going to stick to it. The UN knows that this could be the turning points for game. And this could be the first step on the pathway to peace, and we are convinced that the parties are serious about this. And of course, we're here to help them make sure that they uphold their commitments. Sri Lanka's ousted. Prime minister Ronald Wickremesinghe has been sworn into office. Again, two months after he was sacked by president much policy. Reseda the move plunged tra- Lanka into a political crisis which saw Mr. Wickremesinghe replaced by the former president an ally, Mr. Serra CENA Mahinda Rajapaksa, but he was unable to come on to parliamentary majority the president called the snap elections. But they were deemed illegal world news from the BBC. State media in China say seven workers have been killed in an accident at a coal mine in the southwest of the country. Three others were injured in the transport accidents. Deep underground at the function mine, the operating company suspended work of all of its coal mines. The head of the Pakistani army has approved death sentences for fifteen people convicted by military courts of involvement in is the mister tax twenty other militants were given prison sentences. Here's Charlie Shahani, the confirmation of the death sentences comes as Pakistan marks the fourth anniversary of an attack on an army run school in Peshawar in which more than one hundred and fifty people were killed the attack prompted Pakistan to lift a six-year mortar told him on executions and hundreds are reported to have been put to death since then the fifteen who've had their death sentences confirmed could appeal rights groups, say military trials are unfair. But the authorities insist they have no choice in a country ravaged by militancy. Customs officials in Cambodia have seeds their largest ever haul of ivory more than one thousand elephant tusks were found in a storage container hidden amongst marble, it's been shipped from Mozambique last year. And following a tip off from the US embassy was discovered abandoned the port in the capital plan pen, the discovery provides more evidence that Cambodia is emerging as an important transit route for trafficking ivory. And the Japanese city who has released a map of a hundred hot spas or Anson, which will welcome tourists with tattoos during next year's rugby World Cup tattoos have become widespread in the western part of traditional culture in countries such as New Zealand who will be taking part, but in Japan there associated with Uku organized crime gangs and many bonds prohibit people with tattoos from entering Beppu describes itself as the onset capital of Japan. And that's the latest BBC news. This is from our own correspondent here on the BBC World Service. I'm PASCAL harder. Hello and welcome to the program that takes you to places others. Just don't reach in this edition. We've visit an elegant well established face of Catalan politics now behind bars and facing charges of rebellion. We also take a trip on a wooden canoe to see how the Democratic Republic of Congo is preparing for elections next weekend and for some lighthearted fun. We'll go axe throwing in Canada. Larry, apparently, it's a thing sweeping the nation. But our first stop is Iraq to meet some extraordinary women. There have been protests in Iraq recently calling on perpetrators of violence against women to be punished and calling for the state to create the conditions in which women can go about their lives without fear. This is partly as a result of some recent high profile killings. An Iraqi social media star was murdered by men on motorbikes in broad daylight in the center of Baghdad a female human rights activists was shot dead in Basra. But it's also in protest at scores of Iraqi women being murdered every month the justification that they were being immoral disobeying. Their husbands all bringing disgrace to their families shaima halio met some women willing to risk their own lives to protect other women and girls from this violence Doma is one of Iraq's most famous dishes. It's also one of my favorites. It reminds me. Of the stuffed vegetables. I eat back home in Egypt where I grew up, but it's much spicier Bessemer is a bit of an expert on Doma and during the last seven years, she's taken to cooking as a hobby, and as a coping mechanism takes my mind off things she tells me as she peels the onions, all my fear, my anxiety, my sadness. I turn this energy into cooking. Vessel lives with seven other women in a big modestly. Furnished home in a quite Baghdad neighborhood. Some of them are helping in the kitchen cutting vegetables, and washing rice, others, sit in a corner sorting beads to make bracelets necklaces a couple of children are running around. But this busy household filled with noise and laughter and the smell of home cooked meals is also a secret shelter for women who've survived domestic abuse. You're not Mohammed has agreed to show me around. But only after a lot of negotiation. She's the president of the organization of. Women's freedom in Iraq, an NGO which runs ten underground shelters. Only my producer a woman, of course, an I are allowed to visit. And we have to change cars on route to avoid being followed. The government refuses to give the shelters official status and can read them any time if they find them, but that's not the only threat in our in her organization face we shelter women from honor killing from trafficking and from abusive families. She tells me the shelters have to be secret because the abusers will follow the women and tried to kidnap them from us or even kill them. When I asked Basma why she's here her mood changes. And she tilts her head down. I was thirteen playing in the streets. When he took me dress me up and told me I was going to another house to get married. She says, I didn't know what was happening. I thought we were just visiting someone that I would come home the next day for the next three years. Best male was repeat. Tiddly abused by the man, she was forced to marry and by his family, then her story gets even more horrendous and surreal a man spotted her in the market one day and kidnapped her he said he was in love with me. And he was going to take me away from my husband's family. She says looking at the floor fidgeting with her bracelet. But her kidnappers father refused to keep her and best male was sent far away to a brothel in Iraqi Kurdistan. When I realized what was happening. I beg the women there to spare me she says. I couldn't do what they were asking me to do. I told them L beg on the streets. But not this. They let her go best managed to get a job in a cafe nearby. And after a few months, it's owner helped her get back to back debt to her family to safety or so she thought they said I had dishonoured them because I'd left my husband, and they didn't know what the other man had done with me. That's my says, I was just there. Waiting listening to their conversations about my fate. Even when I fought. My father's soften a little the men from our tribe would pressure him and say you have to kill her. It's the only way so one day with the help of a friend. I ran away. She says she was only sixteen seven years on best must still in hiding. But she now runs the shelter. She calls home. Yes. Of course. I get scared. She admits we're on the same boat here. That's why I helped them I have to protect them. You're not Mohammed tells me that across Iraq are fifty two women living in the NGOs shelters just a tiny fraction of those in need of help. She looks at her phone and shows me a message from a woman in muscle. If you don't get here soon. It says I'll be dead despite the challenges are remains optimistic and is proud of the women. She's helped many of whom have gone on to help other victims of violence, but best Ma is less. Hopeful she tells me she's come a long way she's married with two young daughters. I fear for them every single day. I don't want them to go through what I went through. All I wanted was to normal child. I asked about her girls futures. My biggest hope is that they leave. She says that they grow up outside Iraq. Only. Then will I feel that they're safe shaima halio next to the Democratic Republic of Congo? If you're Congolese the democratic base is sort of a joke. That's never been very funny and all the Congolese people I've known have tended to be pretty eager to laugh about most things Congo has a history of political strongman and multi-player wars next weekend. Though elections are due to be held Congo is also a vast country crisscrossed by rivers rather than roads with forty million voters living widely dispersed. So how'd you manage an election under those circumstances? Our correspondent Louise west has been following one man's determined voyage to bring democracy to his people a father and son paddling wooden canoe carrying a large black box as they pushed through the rainforest the some stops to take care of his father. Other next to that Congo an electronic voting machine. It's come all the way from South Korea. The man who works for the electoral commission is taking it to isolate villages to demonstrate how it works. The machines are supposed to make voting cheaper and quicker. But critics say they're vulnerable to vote rigging and worry about the congress on reliable power supply this journey along. The river is testament the challenge of organizing elections in this impenetrable landscape and in a country practically the size of western Europe. I was curious to find out more about Uber by Dan, his mission tracking down his phone number his colleagues from the electoral commission warned me, not sure you'll be able to get him reception is very poor over there. He's based thousands of kilometers from the capital Kinshasa where I am you there. Bindi is a forty seven year old computer engineer. He lives in Vasan Kusa at the conference of the Lapore and marine rivers to have the congress tributaries. It's the last. Sports before the wilderness of the Lapore base and the town has a traumatic history during colonial times, it was one of the first trading post where locals with forced into the brutal Robert trade down a Fonzie phone line tells me the story behind the photo I had managed to get a place on a boat belonging to friends of the bonobos. It's a local conservation group here trying to protect endangered apes. They were also heading to combat low. So they agreed to take my son and me, but when we ride the boat was already full, you bet laughs. You know, our geography makes it very difficult to reach voters. So we have to adopt to find solutions they pay to local fishermen ten thousand Congolese francs around six US dollars to bar. His canoe nearly three times the average daily income..