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"tracy lawson" Discussed on True Mysteries of the Pacific Northwest

True Mysteries of the Pacific Northwest

03:55 min | 4 months ago

"tracy lawson" Discussed on True Mysteries of the Pacific Northwest

"Of coffee anymore. Today's story PTERODACTYL sightings. The PTERODACTYL is a flying reptile. They were thought to have died out at the end of the cassation period, but there have been sightings across north. America. Since Spanish first set foot on what today's Mexico pterodactyls were there on pictographs and discovered on the face of cliffs native. Americans. Spoke of a giant bird eight people in sketched their images on hides. But there have been a rash of sightings in modern times, the nineteen, sixty, a couple driving. Driving through California's Trinity National Forest reported seeing the so what a giant bread that they asked committed to have a wingspan of thirty feet later described it as resembling a pterodactyl may nineteen, sixty, one in New York state a businessman flying his private plane over the Hudson River valley claimed that he was buzzed by a large flying creature that he sat luck like a pterodactyl January nineteen, seventy-six Harlingen Texas Teens Jackie Davis. Tracy Lawson reported seeing a bird on the. The ground that stood five feet tall was dark in color with a ball head and face like gorillas. The sharp six inch long beak a subsequent investigation by their parents, uncovered tracks that had three toes and were eight inches across that same year. In San Antonio Texas three elementary school teachers teachers. Now saw what they described as a PTERODACTYL swooping low over their cars. As they drove. They said, it's Wingspan was between twenty and thirty feet and one of the. The teachers commented that glided through the air on huge bony wings like a bat, September nineteen, eighty, two loss. Fresno Texas, an ambulance driver named James Thomson was stopped while driving on highway one hundred by a sighting of a large bird like object flying low over the area. He described it as a black grace bird, but the rough texture. But no feathers, it had a twenty foot Wingspan Hump on the back of its head and almost no neck at all. All after consulting some books to identify the creature, he decided it most closely look like pterodactyl. There have been numerous pictures taken of flying reptiles. One such photo show six civil war union soldiers standing over a PTERODACTYL. They apparently shot down shortly after the photo was published experts, cleared it a fake however recently, that creator of the Phony Photo said, it was a replica of the real picture. He has since produced the original most recently twenty, sixteen, a man in. In the city of Corvallis Oregon says, he saw a big bird that sounded like a dinosaur, the man who provided a full name, but asked to remain anonymous told Cryptos, who just news that he works as a campus security guard. He says, he was taking out the trash in the middle of the day when the creatures startled him, it flew from above house across the street and glided back to the ground. I only saw briefly those caught off guard by. By size and the screeching sounded made a sounded like an old movie dinosaur. He described the creature was flying with a wingspan of about twenty to thirty feet of wink. The wings he said were bent and it exhibited a short curved beak sightings photos. Even movies have been taken of PTERODACTYLS and surfaced in the UK Africa in Mexico in the United, states in the Pacific. Northwest. States. Of Washington Oregon and Idaho. But Oregon's twenty. Sixteen citing is the most recent. Recent. You can dismiss a siding of the PTERODACTYL in the same way UFO's have been dismissed or if you live in the Pacific northwest, you could carry a pair of binoculars. Next time you're out.

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Whats that big bird

True Mysteries of the Pacific Northwest

03:48 min | 4 months ago

Whats that big bird

"Of coffee anymore. Today's story PTERODACTYL sightings. The PTERODACTYL is a flying reptile. They were thought to have died out at the end of the cassation period, but there have been sightings across north. America. Since Spanish first set foot on what today's Mexico pterodactyls were there on pictographs and discovered on the face of cliffs native. Americans. Spoke of a giant bird eight people in sketched their images on hides. But there have been a rash of sightings in modern times, the nineteen, sixty, a couple driving. Driving through California's Trinity National Forest reported seeing the so what a giant bread that they asked committed to have a wingspan of thirty feet later described it as resembling a pterodactyl may nineteen, sixty, one in New York state a businessman flying his private plane over the Hudson River valley claimed that he was buzzed by a large flying creature that he sat luck like a pterodactyl January nineteen, seventy-six Harlingen Texas Teens Jackie Davis. Tracy Lawson reported seeing a bird on the. The ground that stood five feet tall was dark in color with a ball head and face like gorillas. The sharp six inch long beak a subsequent investigation by their parents, uncovered tracks that had three toes and were eight inches across that same year. In San Antonio Texas three elementary school teachers teachers. Now saw what they described as a PTERODACTYL swooping low over their cars. As they drove. They said, it's Wingspan was between twenty and thirty feet and one of the. The teachers commented that glided through the air on huge bony wings like a bat, September nineteen, eighty, two loss. Fresno Texas, an ambulance driver named James Thomson was stopped while driving on highway one hundred by a sighting of a large bird like object flying low over the area. He described it as a black grace bird, but the rough texture. But no feathers, it had a twenty foot Wingspan Hump on the back of its head and almost no neck at all. All after consulting some books to identify the creature, he decided it most closely look like pterodactyl. There have been numerous pictures taken of flying reptiles. One such photo show six civil war union soldiers standing over a PTERODACTYL. They apparently shot down shortly after the photo was published experts, cleared it a fake however recently, that creator of the Phony Photo said, it was a replica of the real picture. He has since produced the original most recently twenty, sixteen, a man in. In the city of Corvallis Oregon says, he saw a big bird that sounded like a dinosaur, the man who provided a full name, but asked to remain anonymous told Cryptos, who just news that he works as a campus security guard. He says, he was taking out the trash in the middle of the day when the creatures startled him, it flew from above house across the street and glided back to the ground. I only saw briefly those caught off guard by. By size and the screeching sounded made a sounded like an old movie dinosaur. He described the creature was flying with a wingspan of about twenty to thirty feet of wink. The

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"tracy lawson" Discussed on News & Talk 1380 WAOK

News & Talk 1380 WAOK

05:36 min | 6 months ago

"tracy lawson" Discussed on News & Talk 1380 WAOK

"Okay so back to the wrist shot which she morning show back to I'm back with the realist many radio we showed Richie on news and talk thirteen eighty W. A. okay he's got his we welcome back you still getting real with the realest man on radio the third co conspirator Mr Roddy as his friends call him William Roddy Bryant has been arrested for felony murder and criminal attempt to commit false imprisonment just ask the made Michael said he did he has been booked into a Glynn county jail on the case is being investigated initiate with the difficult journey Joe yet homes of Cobb county she has been appointed as the special prosecutor in charge of prosecuting this case obviously the next step is a criminal indictment from a grand jury I don't believe that step is difficult given the statute given the actual Georgia law I don't think that is a tough hurdle to overcome now obviously after the indictment comes the prosecution I'll right now as it stands there is no change of venue the trial what happened and the grand jury indictment will happen in Glenn county is that a problem or not now let me go back to the our police chief and this has not been covered as much as I should have because really this case should have made national news when it went down all but let me make a correction Jim Powell R. the police chief chief Powell I is the one who has been indicted out of Brunswick Georgia out of Glynn county okay John Powell is gives me so John Powell let me let me give you background to this arrest warrants were issued for John Powell a few months ago he's the police chief of Blaine county Glynn county is where all of this happened if you go right now to the Blaine county police department website they have John Powell listed as their police chief okay this is ironic but he's on the official website let me read some of this because I want to give you proper background if you go to Glenn county dot O. R. G. you will find all of these Glenn county officials and the Blaine county all permits office and everything else will you have the police chief listed here and it says chief Powell began his employment with Glenn county as director of community services on January fourth twenty sixteen managing fire and emergency medical services and it goes on and on it says G. power holds a master's degree in public administration a bachelor's degree in criminal justice and is a certified peace officer five states he previously served as a law enforcement consultant in Afghanistan and Haiti as the director of alcohol beverages and tobacco department of business and professional regulation for the state of Florida and list goes on and on chief Powell is a former special agent for the U. S. department of justice F. B. I. and deputy sheriff in a county in Florida chief Powell is married has three children and one grandchild okay decorated career international experience local and federal experience and experience as an administrator decorated now let's go to what happened in this indictment a few months ago Glynn county police chief and three former members of the Glynn county police department and they weren't just members they were leaders in the Glynn county police department they faced a combined twenty charges in an indictment twenty charges twenty and it was a local county grand jury that indicted them okay Hey Glen county grand jury charged all police chief and three other leaders of the Glynn county police department the arrest warrants were issued as a result of the indictment for chief John Powell Vandalia police chief Bryan Scott who used to be a Glynn county cop and also David Haney and David Hassler those cops were issue arrest warrants the former Clayton county judicial circuit district attorney Tracy Lawson is leading the prosecution of the case so there's another metro Atlanta connection.

"tracy lawson" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

05:16 min | 2 years ago

"tracy lawson" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"About it after news headlines. Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Jack Speer. President Trump held a brief meeting with house speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer today, but it ended almost as soon as it began by President Mike Pence who attended the session blaming Democrats for lack of progress towards ending the ongoing partial government shutdown the president called the question in the meeting. He s speaker Pelosi that if he opened things up quickly if he reopened the government quickly would she be willing to agree to funding for a wall or a barrier on the southern border? And when she said, no, the president said goodbye asked by reporters earlier today, how long the shutdown the last Trump said as long as it takes Trump and vice president Pence met with lawmakers today following last night's nationally televised Oval Office address, Trump says he has the right to declare national emergency to build the wall on the southern border. If no deal with congress has reached president is. Reiterating his threat to withhold federal disaster relief funding for wildfire ravaged California, if that state doesn't improve its forest management practices capital public radio's Ben Adler reports. Trump's tweet today drew immediate and bipartisan criticism. The president is again blaming poor forest management for the most destructive wildfires in California history. Experts say that's one of many causes. Trump tweeted that unless California quote gets its act together. He'll order FEMA to cut off funding. Republican congressman Douglas alpha whose district was devastated by the campfire calls. The president's threat, not helpful and the two GOP state lawmakers from the area say it's holy unacceptable. Trump's tweet came one day after newly inaugurated democratic governor Gavin Newsom announced ill include more than four hundred million dollars in force management in wildfire prevention funding in this first state budget proposal for NPR news. I'm Ben Adler in Sacramento. The US economy is doing well. But concerns over the future spurred policymakers at the Federal Reserve slowdown plans to raise inter-. Rates further. That's according to newly released minutes from a key fed meeting last month. Anne, Pierce Camilo domino has more when they met three weeks ago, the Fed's policy makers decided to raise interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point. But they also signalled plans to ease off on rate hikes in twenty nineteen. They noted the US economy is doing well job gains are strong GDP is growing inflation is not a problem, but some investors and companies are worried about the future of the world. Konami markets have been volatile and the agricultural sector has taken a hit from trade tensions ultimately policymakers, generally. Agreed. They could quote afford to be patient about raising interest rates, though, they could always change their minds. Camilo dominancy NPR news continue their rally, but indications the US and China are still talking about their current trade battle the Dow was up ninety one points today, the NASDAQ rose sixty points, you're listening to NPR and I'm Jamie Floyd. WNYC in New York. Local activists are speaking out against President Trump's continued calls for a border wall between the US and Mexico, Tracy Lawson a supervising attorney with the Brooklyn defender service says the shutdown has made it more difficult to process immigration cases. There are laws in place that are meant to most people along adjudicate their legitimate claims. And so the shutdown really exacerbates and tributes to the inability of our systems to news people along in the process, many immigration courts across the country are not hearing cases because of the shutdown adding to an already record-high backlog, New York community organizer Louis garden accost has died his organization L point, they confirmed his death last night. The Brooklyn born founded the group in nineteen eighty two in response to a wave of violence in Williamsburg, El Puente, evolved. Into a community development organization focused on social reform, married laws. Koldo Costa a tireless community activists who never stopped fighting for a more. Just and peaceful world accost was seventy three years old and fans of Sherlock, Holmes. From around the world are gathering in New York City for the annual Baker street irregulars weekend literary society founded in nineteen thirty four Scott Monty isn't irregulars member and says fans are drawn to the Arthur Conan Doyle detective because of the characters commitment to order and Justice Monti read an excerpt from a nineteen Forty-six editorial in the irregulars publication. The Baker Street Journal, he's the personification of something in us that we have lost or never had. It's not true lot homes who sits in Baker street, comfortable, competent, and self insured. It's we ourselves who were there full of tremendous capacity for wisdom the five day celebration kicks off today with events scheduled. Through Sunday and most events open to the public tonight, mostly cloudy, a low around thirty degrees. Currently forty three.

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"tracy lawson" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

11:41 min | 2 years ago

"tracy lawson" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"Pelosi will you agree to my wall? She said, no. And he just got up and said, then we have nothing to discuss. And he just walked down later. Vice President Mike Pence addressed reporters in defense of President Trump today in this brief meeting we heard once again, the democratic leaders are willing to even negotiate. To resolve this partial government shutdown or address the crisis at our southern border. President Trump is scheduled to visit the southern US border tomorrow. The ratings agency Fitch says that if the government shutdown lasts until March could lead to a cut in the country's credit rating from member station W S H U, Charles lane reports that analysts are worried about the government's ability to pass a budget and pay the bills. It's already racked up as congress in the White House Spar over funding for a border wall. There could be another financial crisis looming. Congress will also have to come up with a deal to raise the debt ceiling, which is a cap on the government's ability to borrow money fitches global head of sovereign ratings. James McCormick told CNBC that the US government is undergoing what he called meaningful fiscal deterioration the interest burden in the US government moving decidedly higher over the next decade. So there needs to be some kind of fiscal adjustment to offset dot or the deficit itself. Moves higher in your essentially borrowing money to pay interest. On the debt with the political turmoil to credit rating agency is worried about the government's financial trustworthiness for NPR news. I'm Charles lane. President Trump on Twitter appears to threaten to cut off FEMA aid funding to California, which has been recovering from deadly wildfires. We have more from NPR's Kirk siegler FEMA has sent more than fifty million dollars in aid to northern California since last November alone much of it for recovery from the campfire it destroyed some fourteen thousand homes and nearly all of the town of paradise killing. Dozens of people FEMA says it's funding has not been affected yet by the shutdown. It's running several large recovery assistance centers, including one here in Chico, which is still handling hundreds of people a day, even two months after the campfire ignited if funding were to somehow be cut off the effects would be dire here with so many people without any permanent shelter for the winter. There would also be political fallout. Some of the hardest hit California counties from wildfires voted handily for the president Kirk siegler NPR news. Chico. This is NPR. And I'm Jamie Floyd for WNYC in New York. Local immigration advocates say President Trump's speech last night was full of inaccuracies as he called for funding for his border wall. Tracy Lawson is an immigration attorney with Brooklyn defender services, and she says a wall is the most costly and ineffective way to enhance border security, and that it's more effective to simply support refugees trying to navigate the legal system. Our country can without threat to our economy and without threat to our safety. Welcome refugees and asylum. According to the bureau of Justice statistics, non US citizens made up less than six percent of the country's total prison population in two thousand sixteen. Bronx woman has been sentenced to up to ten years in prison for killing her six month old daughter while suffering a psychotic break in two thousand fifteen thirty year old to Nisha fear on pleaded guilty to second degree manslaughter last month. Police say Feron was heard screaming, quote, we are all going to die before she dropped the baby out of a window of her sixth floor apartment. The district attorney's office says she will serve a minimum of three and a half years in prison. And in New Jersey, two high ranking members of governor Phil Murphy's administration testified about their handling of allegations during the governor's two thousand seventeen campaign that an aide sexually assaulted another staffer the current deputy chief counsel for the state Perry. Mel Garg said the former staffer Katie Brennan told him she knew a senior administration of. Official had committed serious wrongdoing. But when they met later, he said, she would not elaborate attorney, Michael Critchley cross examined Garg. Did you say, okay, Katie. I am the deputy chief counsel. You just made an allegation of serious wrongdoing involving a senior administration official I demand you to tell me who that was. And I demand you to tell me what is wrong doing is Garg responded that he did not because he wanted to let Brennan decide on her own what to do tonight, mostly cloudy dropping to around thirty degrees. Currently it's forty four degrees and partly sunny at four zero six support for NPR comes from the doors. Duke charitable foundation whose clinical scientists development award support promising early career physician scientists and their research efforts to improve human health. This is all things considered from NPR news. I'm Ari Shapiro. Audie cornish. By that. According to a tweet from President Trump is how a meeting between the president and democratic congressional leaders ended late this afternoon was yet another meeting to try and find a solution to the eighteen day-old partial government shutdown over a wall at the southern border. Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer added some detail to what happened at the contentious meeting as he and Democrats were leaving the White House will unfortunately, the president just got up and walked down. He asked speaker Pelosi. Will you agree to my wall? She said, no. And he just got up and said, then we have nothing to discuss. And he just walked down NPR's. Kelsey Snell has been following these developments. She joins me now. Hey, the Crossley. Hi there. So this was supposed to be a chance to make progress right on ending the shutdown where does it leave things? Oh, basically nowhere. This is actually worse than where we were yesterday when they were pretty much dug in on both sides, the meeting lasted about half an hour, which is far less than the last several meetings that they have had and Republicans at the meeting kind of disputed humorous characterization there. A he Schumer said that the president slammed his hands on the table and walked out the vice president says he doesn't recall that happening the slamming or the voices, and they said Trump brought everyone candy. But at the end of the day, he did walk out, and they are not negotiating anymore. This wasn't the only meeting today in Washington. Right. I mean is there a path forward? Well, it's really hard to see how they resolve it. It's it this is. Is this kind of new frustration is a departure from where things were at that meeting. Trump sat down with Senate Republicans and during that lunch. He talked a lot about unity, and when I talked to Republicans leaving the meeting they said, they thought the only way for this to end is for both sides to compromise in some way. And I thought it was really interesting the Kentucky Senator rand Paul. Who's really not somebody? We usually know for his willingness to compromise. It was pretty clear about what he wanted around. Frankly, splitting the difference. I think two and a half billion in government opens up, and he doesn't get everything he wants and the Democrats don't get everything they want. I mean, really, I think it's an untenable both are untenable positions. Right. So he's saying two and a half billion dollars for border security in the wall, which is down from President Trump's ask a five point seven billion dollars. But that is not at all what Republicans were talking about after that White House meeting. So it sounds like we're back to square one doesn't mean that there's a greater chance at the president could still decide to Claire to declare a national emergency to build the wall. Well, that came up at the lunch between the press. And Republicans and senators, including Tim, Scott of South Carolina said that Trump indicated that he isn't interested in going down that route at this time and Trump himself had softened his position on it. When he talked to reporters today, but he said that if Democrats won't deal that the national emergency is an option, and I think that there is a really strong chance that he could return to that. Now that this meeting fell apart. How is congress responding to that idea? Well, some notable Republicans like MAC Thornberry who is the top Republican on the House Armed Services committee said that they don't support it. There are other Republicans who say it could turn into a legal challenge that this could drag on in the wall could never be built if you know, the president goes down the route of a national emergency congress doesn't approve of and mostly until now they've been able to avoid the question as a hypothetical, but as things go forward and as this digs in further. It gets really hard for them to avoid the question. Right because people are asking the president about it. And the president keeps dressing at himself. Is there anything that? Could bring people back to the table. Well, there are a couple of things that are still floating around one goes is that there are eight hundred thousand employees out their federal employees who either aren't working or working without a paycheck. And this coming Friday is the first time that that paycheck won't get paid. And you know, one person who kind of explained it is Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski who said she's really really worried that this this Friday is the exact moment when things get tough. I was certainly one who has expressed clearly that I don't like government shutdowns. I don't think that they are a good way to govern. And that's kind of softening. Right. She's saying that, you know, she wants to get out of this somehow and leader she told us that she raised the issue with President Trump. And she said he listened and urged unity on the entire strategy. But he really didn't say much more than that. So it's unclear what will really get people moving. That's NPR's. Kelsey snell. Kelsey, thank you. Thank you. Tomorrow, President Trump travels to mcallen, Texas to visit those he says are on the front lines of what he calls a growing national security and humanitarian crisis at the US Mexico border NPR's Carrie Kahn has been in Reynosa Mexico. It's right across the Rio Grande from mcallen, Texas. She watched the president's Oval Office speech last night with a group of migrants, she has been gathering reaction and rano today. She joins us from the town's central square just about a block from the border hichiara high a lot of immigrants who are deported from the United States are taken to rano. So what are you hearing from folks in that community? There are a lot of deportees here and migrants in the city officials are concerned about that situation. If you look at the the migrants Mexicans that are deported from the US the majority of them come to this northern Mexican state and a lot of them come here to Reynosa 'em officials. Tell me they're just not equipped to handle the large number of deported migrants and the migrants coming from Central America. There isn't a strong enough and. Base to give them jobs. They become targets and victims of crime by gangs that are actually targeting them directly to kidnap them. Get ransom money from them all sorts of things so people and officials here in the city are very worried and concerned about the situation with the migrants right now. I understand you spoke with rhinos says mayor today. How did she react to what we heard from President Trump last night? She was interesting. She she was very outspoken. I caught her at it eventually going to decelerate the police force here in Reynosa. And I asked her about what she thinks about him coming tomorrow and the wall and everything and she went into this long discussion about how walls don't work and went through a history lesson of walls around the world that don't work between countries, it sounded a lot like she was saying the same democratic talking points that we heard last night too. She said the wall is too expensive. It doesn't work. There's more modern technology that could be used. There's more cooperation. And she said what really needs to happen is the root causes of immigration more jobs better. Jobs. More opportunities for young people needs to take place in Mexico and also in Central America, which is sending a lot of the migrants here north into Mexico. So that's her point. And she was very firm about that. And what has Mexico's new president said today, how did he respond?.

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"tracy lawson" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

05:42 min | 2 years ago

"tracy lawson" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"This is WNYC FM HD and AM New York. This is WNYC. I'm Alison Stewart today on all of it. Journalists Sebastian younger joins us a talk about things both global and local locally the Chelsea bar. He co owns the half king once called a writer saloon by the New York Times is closing globally. His latest book is all about tribalism, and what we can learn from it. Also, Eisenhower gave an Oval Office address when he ordered troops to desegregate schools Nixon did so when he resigned and last night, President Trump gave his first Oval Office address to do. Well, we'll talk about what that was with actually co founder, Jim Banda, high often meet a woman who started a petition calling for congress to forego pay until the government reopens, and we'll introduce you to a Grammy nominee for best traditional blues album Cedric Burnside joins us, and we'll perform is we'll get to all of it this hour. I'm Alison Stewart. And I'll meet you on the other side of the news. Live from NPR news in Washington, I'm Lakshmi Singh. President Donald Trump is meeting with congressional Republicans on Capitol Hill today amid an ongoing dispute over border security NPR's Windsor, Johnston reports to go continue as a partial government shutdown enters its nineteenth day Trump is doubling down on his demand for a southern border wall. And is once again, blaming congressional Democrats for the shutdown. Timothy Neftali is an associate professor of public service at New York University. If you are concerned more about border security, do you will accept the Democrats offer of money for additional agents for additional humanitarian assistance for better intelligence, if you are simply trying to keep people out, then you wanna wall Democrats remain adamantly opposed to Trump's five point seven billion dollar demand for a border wall. House speaker Nancy Pelosi today accused Trump of choosing a wall over workers. Hundreds of thousands of federal employees remain furloughed or working with Alpay Windsor Johnston. NPR news Washington Mexican president and race Manuel Lopez oh broad is declining to weigh in on President Trump specific demand for a border wall today reporters asked Mexico's newly elected leader what he thought a Trump characterizing Latin American immigrants crossing from Mexico to the US as national security threat. Lopez those suggested only the political battles were expected with the US entering the twenty twenty presidential campaign season. And with Trump looking to be reelected. He's under pressure from his base to follow through on his campaign for tighter immigration, including construction of a wall. The shutdown maybe scuttling administration plans to share its ideas on the future of technology at the CAS twenty nineteen gadget show in Las Vegas. Organizers say transportation secretary, Elaine Chao cancelled a plan keynote address today at the conference this coming several days after Federal Communications Commission, chairman agit, pine other federal government. Speakers canceled their appearances as well. The Kremlin says it does not view an American citizen arrested on espionage charges as a bargaining chip. NPR's? Lucian Kim reports ex-marine Paul Whalen was in Moscow for wedding last month when he was detained by Russian security officers also holds British citizenship. And last week the UK's foreign office warned Russia, the individuals shouldn't be used as pawns speaking to reporters in Moscow Kremlin spokesman Dmitry peskov said Russia never uses people as pawns in diplomatic games after wheel and was arrested on suspicion of spying in late December. There was speculation. He might be traded for Russian national in US custody named Maria. Bhutan Bhutan has pleaded guilty to working as a Russian agent in the United States. The Kremlin deny she was on a government mission and says Buccino was coerced into making a confession by US. Prosecutors Lucian Kim NPR news Moscow at last check on Wall Street. The Dow was up more than half a percent one hundred forty three points at twenty three thousand nine thirty one. This is NPR. This is WNYC in New York. I'm Richard Hake. Local immigration experts are speaking out against President Trump's continued calls for a border wall is the partial government shutdown continues. Tracy Lawson a supervising attorney with the Brooklyn defender services says the shutdown has made it more difficult to process immigration cases. There are laws in place that are meant to most people along adjudicate their claims, and so the shutdown really dust and attributes to the inability of our system to move people along in the process, many immigration courts across the country are not hearing cases because of the shutdown two. High ranking members of New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy's administration testified about the handling of allegations during the governor's campaign than an aide sexually assaulted another staffer the current deputy chief counsel for the state paramount Garg said the former staffer Katie Brennan told him she knew a senior administration official had committed serious wrongdoing. But when they. Met later. She would not elaborate attorney Michael Critchley cross examined guard. Did you say, okay, Katie. I am the deputy chief counsel. You just made an allegation of serious wrongdoing involving a senior administration official I demand you to tell me who that was. And I demand you to tell me what that series wrongdoing is guard responded that he didn't because he wanted to let Brennan decide on her own what to do mayor de Blasio wants to give city workers two weeks of paid time off the Washington Post reports the mayor plans to announce legislation that would give half a million city workers up to ten days of.

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"tracy lawson" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

06:15 min | 2 years ago

"tracy lawson" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"Anybody for another political contribution for public financing of elections. And I think we should move in that direction. So there'll be no talk about any kind of conflict of interest. The the problem Brian. Of course, is these these campaigns getting so expensive, you know, we don't want a situation where only rich people can run for office. You know, go back to the way it was when we first established the Republic only the landed gentry can can run for office. People I bunny Sanders and Elizabeth one and others saying, well, we're not gonna take money from any corporate tax. And we saw that Bernie Sanders is actually financially competitive with Hillary Clinton in the primaries in two thousand sixteen. Well, look, I think it's a larger picture that we have to look at it. And we clearly have to look at it. The current system is broken big money, even even raising money from wealthy people who write out lots and lots of checks that isn't even healthy. So I I would like to go to a system where we take the money out of it out of the politics. I know it's a difficult thing. But I think if we keep emphasizing it that's the real way to go to a public financing situation. And I understand you don't want your party to unilaterally disarm, the Republicans are gonna keep taking big corporate donations. But the other part of the argument at the moment is that fossil fuel companies should be seen as in their own category. And that your party. Certainly members of the energy and commerce committee, which has a Cl climate change agenda in your portfolio that that fossil fuels come beneath should be looked at now the way tobacco companies have come to be seen because of the implications of the way they run their businesses. Well, because of my votes through the years, I don't think fossil fuel companies are interested in me very much. I think I voted against their agenda time and time again, what would you say the Pallone about him taking fossil fuel money and digging in on that? Well, look, I think chairman Pallone is an excellent member of congress, and he's in as an excellent chairman. And I think that I don't want to put words in his mouth. But I think that he also feels the why should Democrats universally disarm Republicans aren't doing that? Make up for themselves. I mean, I I just think that you need to look at the persons who record she held. They voted through the years before you can say that their contribution tainted them in any way, shape or form. You know, again, I I don't take money from fossil fuel companies, but I leave at each person to make a decision for him or herself. Congressman Eliot Engel is district is in the northern Bronx in southern less, Chester. And he is now the chair of the foreign affairs committee. Thank you so much for joining us. Let's keep talking during the session. Absolutely bryant's. Always a pleasure. Thank you. Brian Lehrer on WNYC time for the latest news with Richard Hake. Hi, brian. The White House is trying to keep jittery congressional Republicans from defecting over the toll the partial government shutdown is taking to their states. The president will be on Capitol Hill to meet with Republicans and later he meets with both democrat and Republican congressional leaders at the White House and local immigration advocates are calling out President Trump for his address last night calling for border wall funding full of. Inaccuracies Tracy Lawson is an immigration attorney with Brooklyn defender services. She says A wall is most costly and ineffective to enhance border security, and it's more effective to simply support refugees trying to navigate the US legal system. Our country can without threat to our economy and without threat to our safety. Welcome refugees in the Siamese and last night, President Trump said immigrants who cross the southern border. Pose a threat to Americans WNYC's MAC cats checked in to see if that claim holds true for this area. In two thousand sixteen study by SUNY buffalo and three other universities. Researchers found a consistent pattern when immigration goes up. Crime goes down since one thousand nine hundred eighty in New York City, the immigrant population has spiked forty nine percent while the number of salts has dropped forty nine percents robberies and murders or down more than eighty percents across the river in Newark, the immigrant population increased ninety three percents since one thousand nine hundred eighty but assaults. Robberies and murders have plummeted during that same time here in New York, mayor de Blasio wants to give city workers two weeks of paid time off the Washington Post is reporting that the mayor plans to announce legislation that would give half a million city workers of up to ten days of paid leave hill introduced the Bill at today's city council meeting. The new law would require all companies with more than five employees to grant full-time and part-time workers the ability to accrue paid leave over the course of a year the paid leave proposal comes a day after the mayor announced changes to expand health care. He does deliver his annual state of the city address tomorrow. Governor Cuomo is pushing New York's congressional delegation to repeal a tax change that will cost some New Yorkers this year WNYC Washington correspondent John O'Connor has that when New Yorkers file their taxes this year. It will be the first time they'll face a cap on the amount of state and local taxes they can deduct from their federal return in a visit with representatives in Washington Cuomo said that changes a penalty on democratic states. And my main push was they have to repeal that tax increase on New York. The cap was part of the two thousand seventeen tax cut passed by the then Republican controlled congress Long Island. Democrat Tom Swazi has introduced a Bill to repeal the cap now, the Democrats control the house, but Republicans still control the Senate and don't want to repeal any portion of the tax cut. And while it seems the fifteen month L train tunnel shutdown could be partially averted the head of New York City transit Andy Byford isn't fully on board by for told Gotham is that he has questions about how to secretly remove parts of a concrete wall in the East River tunnel and attach new cables all while protecting workers and writers from the release of toxic dust register short, I will not be giving my blessing to to the plan going forward until the question of safe stuff management and mitigation has been an assured. MTA board members must. Approve of the revised plan in there to meet in two weeks on January twenty second.

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"In person the the two could meet privately on the sidelines of the g twenty summit when it takes place in germany early next month wsb news time nine oh one the xinhua news agencies are putting that fifteen people have been confirmed dead in that landslide in southwestern china cbs's been tracy reports the landslide was massive on of rocket slammed into the town of you for three thousand olympicsized swimming golds it was likely triggered by heavy rains that have hit much of china in the past few days there have been people rescued alive including a couple and their twomonthold son i i this is wsb twenty four hour continuing news clayton county murder last december leads police to three suspects and let them break up a gang wsb's john lewis reports the massive indictment named six suspects and all three people or charged with the armed robbery and murder of fifteen newly cherish williams three others charged with armed robberies in clayton county the armed robberies in that indepence park area have ceased kerr since these people have been arrested strict attorney tracy lawson says the six face one hundred fifty two counts she says this is the third time police have broken up a gang in clayton county from the clinton county police department john lewis wsb wsb sports the braves besting the brewers three two one and you an atlanta united in colorado they are tied up still at zero at bobby doubt stadium actually atlanta the united just scoring so they're up once it wsb news time is now 9o three first and accurate with some in washington i think is over a little while ago i had the opportunity if he was more than ninety five am seven fifty wsb.

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