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Just over half of Philadelphia students participating in school online, early data says - WHYY
"The Philadelphia school district says just over half of its students are logging in to online classes since teachers talk started taking attendance last week a one of these Mike DiNardo reports fifty seven percent of students have logged into online classes according to preliminary figures presented to the school board forty eight percent of elementary school students and seventy three percent of middle and high school students have been present for class but the district chief of staff Naomi Wyatt told the board the numbers don't fully represent who's present for class because there are other ways to take attendance including by text phone call sending pictures of work we're entering the Google classroom the district has loaned out eighty four thousand Chromebooks to about two thirds of its student body as for
Remains of six recovered from Hawaii helicopter crash, no sign of survivors
"In time in Hawaii there were no survivors of that helicopter tour it crashed and killed three children and four adults the other day officials say that it was set to tour the rugged Napoli coast the picture desk and remote northern shoreline of coal WHYY featured in the film Jurassic Park fashion the mountaintop Thursday remains of six people were recovered on Friday the seventh is still missing cool have police confirming there were no survivors based in part on the nature of the crash and the impact of the
Remains of 6 victims found in Hawaiian helicopter crash
"Cruise on the Hawaiian island of Kaua WHYY are preparing to resume the search for one person still missing after a tour helicopter crashed Thursday Hawaii public radio as bill Dorman reports the remains of the six other people on board have been found as has what's left of the
Will 2020 see stocks gain?
"Is will next year see stocks game as they have so clearly in twenty nine to commemorate the say joining us now on the London studio shanty callin investment rector of brown should be handy good morning welcome thank you for joining us on Christmas Eve above and beyond the call of Jesus let me pick up on that for them to have their about the relative requirements or traction is really I guess of equities and bonds going into twenty twenty what's your colon so we we favor equities over bonds right now but we don't have dramatic you know dramatic overweight and and under weight I think with that could ease the valuations are still pretty reasonable considering that interest rates are quite low in in the US and extremely low and in Europe and there's also the you know economic growth is okay it's not fantastic but there is corporate activity and the direction of travel seems positive in terms of things like purchasing manager indices kind of bottoming out and we've had you know the past ten years you've had a couple spells where you know it's kind of a lot of the economic indicators of gone badly and then and then things have picked up how much and with that in mind and John damage she worry about earning season heading into twenty twenty effort to keep cheeks earlier on and he was saying he sees he says scene at the profit margins of U. S. corporates rolling out of a and some people remain concerned that manufacturing recession in the US and elsewhere turns into some sort of biggest squeeze on margins that the trade war necessitates pouncing on increased harassing customers how much of that is a concern that earnings season I think it is a concern this year in some ways we had kind of easy right at the beginning of the year because expectations were just so low after the you know the worries we have the end of last year and now we you know we had companies sort of they were just meet expectations and stocks will go up and I think next year we back into people probably expecting better so that is certainly a risk if you look ahead into next year you know perhaps swimming start earning season what do we get those first few days of some of the big banks and tech companies that could certainly move markets will cause all this is what you know is happening in the context we we we can't talk about that side what's going on around it affects it dramatically in terms of what we're talking about here there's obviously the US China trade scenario not to mention this whole election that's coming up in the US fairly shortly how is that going to affect things these are the first with US China trade situation there is something called the pipe as we sit there may well be before too long how do you see that going into twenty twenty in effect it will have so I'd I'd like to see something in writing either VI because we've been here before so many times we say there's a deal you know and then and then it kind of fizzles out and nothing happens and even with the things that have been announced recently China has set slightly different things from the U. S. so you don't really know what's actually there or you're still sign anything I think trump probably needs a win more than he used to when you consider the troubles of impeachment election coming up so I think you'll probably be more inclined to sign saying but the other thing is he's kind of swung public opinion in America towards being supportive of being tough on China and now if you sign something that scene is too easy to sort of have a win does that backfire what do you think the market's expectation chancy is a phase two phase three of any conversations beyond phase one because as much as as we still haven't seen that that the income the paper phase one but we certainly expect that phase two and three we'll have a full of follows would be tougher yeah and the phase one was you know okay will will buy some more agricultural products and will commit perhaps opening some markets if you're going to actually have the conversations about stuff you know state investment in state subsidies and the government's involvement in markets that's a much harder conversation and giving his government's everywhere subsidize business anti tax credit so so it's not that the U. S. entirely innocent they they do that as well it but it's a matter of degree and how do you enforce it and what mechanisms you right into a contract to verify that a judge you because it's it's a match of of two so he took over the side what are the Chinese ones out of this what would they consider to be a victory that they couldn't sell to that people yeah and for them in some ways they're in a better position because they're not a democracy they're not beholden to election cycles they can take a much longer if you there a Connie is probably slowing a bit more than the US economy is so so that something that they'd like to six but you know they can do stimulus they can do more investment they can lower capital requirements they have levers they can pull the they did the cash injection I heard about this morning will that be effective would be a way of of of winning having of games on that side to me they could be back slightly more competitive towards the Americans maybe it's it depends on how how far you want to go a lot of the stimulus measures they did this year didn't seem to have a huge impact it was estimated to be getting they put something like five percent of GDP in stimulus into their economy and you know maybe held it flat but it didn't lead to huge growth burst the other thing with China's they still have the song went Amick of switching from being export oriented to the consumer driven economy and maybe they say well you know the exports are going great we'll focus on that and we'll focus on growth of our middle class and driving consumption growth and that's how a lot of you know you do exports first and then you have to move on to that that stage what do you expensive out to Sansa getting into twenty twenty you get new have a the explosions technology stocks along tech the tech sector your short oil at WHYY excitement about technology when you know it's come along way and also there were regulates the risks that hang over it so I still think technology has a lot of really attractive barriers to entry competitive advantages scalable business models you know those things process and I think a lot of people to underestimate the scale of change in society and things like you know you say okay you know online shopping or are we done with that no there's still a huge portion of sales that are in stores in cash there's more to go things like moving to cloud you know infrastructure again there's so many businesses that aren't there yet so I think people make the mistake of looking around saying the trend started and not realizing how far that trend can actually go online shopping the very busy in my house in the last two to three days I was I panic I think was breaking out probably but yes certainly interested in the technology and what it offers gentry thank you so much anti calendar investment director acts brown Shipley joining us in our London studio some thoughts about
Difference between Direct and Indirect Taxes
"Okay so we've been hearing a lot about wealth tax and I don't even think most people even know what a wealth tax is and they stop listening because it's only going to affect they say only gonna affect those people making it or have a billion dollars or more but it's going to be a tax on everything they own so there are the the money they gave to their kids you know all of it all of it and so it doesn't seem to be constitutional at all but everybody is loving it because it doesn't affect them and it's gonna raise all this money but it's unconstitutional Kyle salmon is a senior contributor for the federalist he has podcast is co host of conservative minds welcome to the program Kyle how are you good thing for a mail client you bet so you wrote a very good article in the federalist about why Elizabeth Warren's well taxes completely unconstitutional but can you can you can you explain it in simple layman's terms WHYY and what a direct tax is you know just kind of break this down for us sure when the distinction I mean between DirectX an indirect tax is one that doesn't come up very much but it was something discussed at the constitutional convention because the founding fathers the the government they were living under the articles of confederation did not have the power to tax the other just ask the states for money and hope I got it so a lot of times you can get it because the states didn't want to pay it so when they wrote the constitution they thought well okay we need to be able to tax directly so Congress to levy a tax and we can pay for the army and the navy and everything else we need to pay for but they want to give in to much power to tax didn't want them to overwhelm the states and take away all of the people's money and and and put himself in a worse situation so they they split the difference and said that Congress could tax but they couldn't do any direct tax and less it would be apportioned by population so what does that mean at the constitutional convention Rufus king of Massachusetts asked what is the precise meaning of DirectX and according to Madison's notes nobody answered and they moved on okay good so even in the beginning it was sort of a compromise language but as a then we moved on it kind of took on the idea that a tax on people or property is a direct tax a tax on sales or imports is an indirect tax so Congress always is taxed imports or had the heavy buildings action ports of them and that's that's terrible and we've had that since the beginning the you know Alexander Hamilton came up with the whiskey tax which caused a little star in the west but it was definitely constitutional because it was a tax on on the sales of whiskey thanks but they could not taxed property directly was the idea unless they a portion that tax among the states so that each state paid its share according to population according to property affected was made property taxes impossible because it would make any sense why why if you had to state that the same population so but one of them was Rachel one of them was poor they both have to sit pay the same amount of property tax to the government among actively mean is that each poor person and the poor state had to pay the same amount as the rich people in the rich state okay sort of the opposite about taxes even in those days were meant to go so it had to be apportioned by the state meaning California and South Dakota would pay the exact same rate and as a state yes but it but if if one was California that had all the rich people there and south go head now the rich people they're they're screwed yeah that's why Congress never really impose a tax like that because it would have made no sense in the room with an angry so weak that work for about a hundred years now we get down to the first permanent income tax getting imposed in the eighteen nineties and people said Hey isn't this the same thing you know you're taxing income that's a direct tax and the Supreme Court agreed and they say you have to apportion this which basically meant they're gonna repeal it because the same problems then we passed the the sixteenth amendment few decades later the says you can do direct taxes on income but all the other direct taxes are still not permitted unless their portion what is the difference between my income and my stuff well that that's what the court said in in in politics that struck down the the on apportioned income tax in the eighteen nineties because they said look if you have property and we can't eccentric like they get income from the property and we can doesn't make sense it's the same thing right right we can't tax a person directly beacon taxes income that doesn't make sense so that's what that was struck down it's only legal now because of the sixteenth amendment which carved out this one part of direct taxation and left everything else close so it's only about income tax they had to change the constitution to make it that direct tax could only be income right and it's it's pretty broad I think come on you know any kind of income you get they can tax and they do but it's got to be incoming can't be just property and that's why there is no federal
Trump meets with tech CEOs and takes a step toward easing Huawei ban
"We have the US president meeting with top tech CEOs we understand that also the Chinese state media have hailed progress signs of progress when it comes to Kalau ada rhetoric is definitely improving on both sides of the conversation is it time to get more bullish into some of these asset classes goal long perhaps on some of the equity calls them and just be more risk on generally in anticipation of a breakthrough I have spent I don't know this this pain seventy swings and roundabouts in this story a couple nice galley the WHYY I think it is a good sign that looks like they're going to have five suffice matings might be next way cool or soon any why it's a good sign that they talk about buying mostly banks that the Chinese and likewise the US to doing something about the bands of wildlife sense of actual positive that it was positive six months ago I was well and and look where it ended up so I think there's a long white a gallon this is going to be lots of lots of volatility around it I am hopeful ultimately they will be a deal so if you want to look at on a six month the ricin in I think a post debate will pay off but in terms of the next two months yeah I think it's saying credibly
Historian Henry Louis Gates Jr. On DNA Testing And Finding His Own Roots
"Research at Harvard and has produced numerous books and documentaries about African American history. Terry spoke to Henry Louis gates in front of an audience last may when he was in Philadelphia to receive WHYY's annual lifelong learning. Because you talked to everybody about their genealogy. I wanted to talk with you about yours, and what you learned about yourself and the larger meaning of what you've learned about yourself. I don't want to start with the person who got you started engineer allergy. It was really it's like the photograph of her of your great. Great aunt, Jane gates, and you regret grandma. Great grandma. Yeah. Thank you. So I wanna read something that you wrote about her and you got this from the eighteen seventy cents. The Jane gates, h fifty one female mulatto laundry and nurse owns real estate valued at fourteen hundred dollars born in Maryland cannot read or write now she was born in eighteen nineteen died in eighteen eighty eight or nine years old when you found her picture and got this information from the eighteen seventy census so reading this Milwaukee. Oh, she'd been a slave the first question that comes to my mind. And I don't know if it was the first question that Cam to yours was wishy raped by the man who owned her. I can't believe you asked this question. Because is that you personal. It's a horrible way to start the average African American the average African American is twenty four percent European. Now think about that. And most DNA companies in the United States will tell you that they have never tested an African American who was one hundred percent from sub Saharan Africa. This is called an admixture test it measures your ancestry back five hundred years approximately. So what that means is that it's the percentage of if you had a perfect family, treat what percent would be from sub Saharan Africa. What percent would be from Europe or percent would be native American African American love to joke about this African Americans all think that they are descended from a native American and every American has less than one percent native American ancestry, but they have twenty four percent European ancestry. So where's that come from? It comes from slavery. Was this an equal sexual relationship? Of course, not. So obviously rape or at best cajoled sexuality was the cause. But there are exceptions. When I did Morgan Freeman. Wins family tree. It was obvious through his DNA that he was descended from a white man who was an overseer on a plantation in Mississippi, and we knew the name of his great great grandmother in the name of this white man, so overseer slave plantation rape. Right. Except in the next scene. I showed him their headstones there were very nice to each other. As soon as the civil war ended. They became common-law husband and wife, which was illegal Mississippi. They live together they had kids in their very next to each other. So let's get back to you, Greg, Greg. Greg. So you assume it was not a consensual relationship, but she managed to own her own home five years after being freed from slave for which he paid cash. So you don't do that. Because of this white man, you don't get fourteen hundred dollars by saving your nickels and dimes a slave, right? Yeah. So obviously somebody gave that money she paid cash for that house in what was largely a white neighborhood and our family my cousin. Johnny gates. So said house to this thing, it was just put on historic register in Maryland, and that cool thing, but I saw that photograph and read her obituary on the day that we buried my father's father Edward Saint Lawrence gates, and the obituary said died this thing Cumberland, Maryland, January six eighteen eighty eight aunt Jane gates, and estimable colored woman and that night, and then daddy showed my brother and me. Dr Paul gates now chief of dentistry Bronx. Eleven in hospital. Very impressive. Well, it's the spirit of my mother. I could have won the Nobel prize and somebody said, congratulations. My mother was tell them about your brother who's.
Pope acknowledges young people 'put off' by church scandals
"But that's okay. The president claim success for his negotiations with North Korea pointing out that nuclear testing by North Korea has stopped but in an acknowledgement that he has not made progress on getting rid of North Korea's nuclear weapons. He said the sanctions would remain until denuclearization occurs. Mara liasson. NPR news the White House. A judge in Pennsylvania has ruled that comedian Bill Cosby is as sexually violent predator. Cosby is scheduled to be sentenced later today for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman at his home in suburban Philadelphia fourteen years ago. Laura bench off with member station. WHYY reports district attorney Kevin Steele asked the court to give Cosby five to ten years in state prison. Make him pay twenty five thousand dollar fine and pay for the cost of the trial Cosby's attorneys asked for the other end of the sentencing spectrum house arrest Cosby will have the opportunity to address the court prior to sentencing in a public admission mission
Donald Trump, NPR and Washington discussed on Fresh Air
"Air I'm David Cooley in for. Terry gross today we continue our series of EMMY nominees Alec Baldwin who's been. Nominated for his portrayal of Donald Trump on Saturday. Night Live tells us how he created his Trump. Impression I, always say the same stupid thing, to myself I say left eyebrow up right eyebrow down stick your mouth at as far as you can try to bite. Somebody's nose off and kind. Of growl with that irritability he's also written a memoir he fell in love with movies by watching. Old black and white films. On TV with his parents I watched track fifty times listen to. Them children of the night what the music they make we'll also hear from Brian Tyree Henry who's been nominated for an EMMY for his, role as rapper paper boy on the. FX series Atlanta
The Latest Ebola Outbreak Is Centered in a War Zone
"Spiro discusses her new feature night comes out and exploring the links between the multibillion dollar oil boom out west and violent crime against native American communities. This is midday on WNYC. All that is next after the news. Live from NPR news in Washington I'm Jim hark at a came a, campaign stop Thursday in Pennsylvania President Trump lashed out at the news media for underplaying his political accomplishments as Bobby Allen of member station WHYY reports. Trump rounded up the usual suspects, Trump is in. Wilkes Barre which, helped, propel him to the White House to back Lou bar ladder for Senate Republican, with hardline views on illegal immigration but Trump spent a large chunk of his speech making swipes at the news media pointing at the TV. Cameras in the back. Of the arena and. Even these people back here these horrible horrendous people Trump said news coverage of a recent meeting with Queen Elizabeth of England was slanted against him but they. Can make anything bad because. They are the fake fake disgusting news Today a report, from the United Nations. Found that Trump's verbal attacks on the media could trigger more violence against journalists for NPR news I'm Bobby. Allen in experience the national. Archives and records administration says it won't be able to finish the review of nearly one million documents regarding supreme court nominee Br Kavanagh's time with George W Bush White, House before October that's creating a potential roadblock GOP hopes to get the confirmation done, before the November midterm election Iowa Republican Senator Chuck Grassley blames. The opposition for requesting too many, documents one of. My researchers said, that, maybe compared to the last five supreme. Court nominees it would be more than, all of them added together Grassley hopes to start confirmation hearings sometime in September Firefighters battling blazes across the western US are getting. Reinforcements from abroad Matt Gillam with Boise state public radio reports fire personnel from Australia and New Zealand are. Expected to land in, Idaho this week top US fire managers requested around one hundred fifty fire specialists from Australia and New Zealand they've assisted and partnered with America for over half a century fire professionals including division supervisors strike team leaders and helicopter. Managers are among those on. The way American fire managers tapped Australia and New Zealand for assistance because fire infrastructure and the two nations is similar to that. Of, the US when international personnel arrived they'll undergo a one day. Orientation at the Boise based National Interagency Fire center before being deployed to wildfires across the, west, firefighting resources, are also being provided by Canada they've sent to air tankers. And a lead plane help battle blazes in the Pacific northwest for NPR news I'm, Matt Gilman Boise heavy rains of prompted authorities to evacuate. Parts of Virginia city in case of dam fails The Lynchburg department of. Emergency services says areas near the college lake dam or being evacuated the national weather service says at this. Time the dam has, not failed and is being closely monitored by emergency personnel for any signs of structural failure This is NPR news The World Health Organization says the latest Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo was in what it calls. An active conflict zone there have been twenty six suspected cases and at least. Twenty, people, have died. NPR's Jason bobbie-ann reports the conflict could slow efforts. To control the outbreak this latest outbreak is in the North Kivu. Province of the DRC it's close to the border with Uganda fighting among militant groups, for control of gold diamond and coltan mines in the province has forced nearly a million. People from, their homes a groups. Say the armed conflict in addition to the large number of displaced people in the area may make. Controlling this outbreak difficult the Congolese health ministry has sent a team of a dozen bowl of specialists to the village where the cluster of. Cases was, first, reported they stress however that this new north kiva outbreak is not. Related to an outbreak the began in April on the other, side of, the country. Jason bobbie-ann NPR news State officials in California vowed to press on with a clean air lawsuit, blasting the Trump administration Thursday for weakening automotive fuel efficiency standards California's attorney general also promised. Another lawsuit if the administration makes. Good on plans to revoke longstanding waiver allowing California and other states to set their own stricter auto. Emission standards at least twelve other states and the district of Columbia follow California's rules I'm mixed day on Wall Street Thursday the s. and. P. five, hundred, index closed up thirteen points the Dow Jones industrial average slipped seven. Points the NASDAQ composite jumped ninety six points I'm Jim Clark, NPR news in Washington Support for NPR comes, from NPR stations other contributors include e. c. m.. C. foundation. Working through improve postsecondary educational outcomes for under. Served students through evidence based innovation learn. More at ease EMC foundation dot org WNYC.
New Yorker investigation alleges sexual misconduct by CEO of CBS
"Of. Wales I'm DWI Gibson we'll be right back after the news Live from NPR news in Washington I'm Shay. Stevens Cal fire ficials say the wind-driven car fire in Shasta county is now five, percent contained after claiming at least two lives and destroying. Five hundred structures thousands more buildings are. Threatened by the place but some evacuees in the city of reading having just minutes to flee capital, public radio's Nick Miller spoke with one resident who got out safely Valerie Angola's in. A west reading neighborhood of older homes and oak trees on Thursday she climbed a hill near her. House I could see the flame burning, about a mile, away and terrify the inferno, raged into her neighborhood like, tornado anything that, was not nailed down was toughened thrown by. This fire NATO the fire is definitely creating its own weather. Pattern and burnt. Leaves are dropping all over the city And emerging are being. Tossed in all directions so that's. Pretty scary she. Says her escaped, through town was chaos gridlock extended for miles on the interstate and her community is unsure what's next for NPR news I'm Nick Miller. In, Sacramento when on the most powerful executives, in media is being investigated for what the network is calling allegation of personal misconduct CBS. CEO les Moonves says is the subject of a New Yorker magazine article by journalist, Ronan Farrow on sexual misconduct Farrell tells NPR he interviewed. Thirty current and former CBS employees including. Six who went on record despite fear retaliation the actress and writer Ileana Douglas who told a story, of what she described as sexual assaults during a business meeting the writer Janet Jones. The producer Christine Peters you know these are women of tremendous character and and competence in their industry CBS has board we'll take appropriate action based on the findings of an independent. Investigation President Trump is. Denying any knowledge of June two thousand sixteen meeting with Russians. At Trump Tower as. NPR Sarah mccamman reports Trump is responding to, reports on claims allegedly made by his former lawyer Michael Cohen President Trump has said he had. No prior knowledge of the. Meeting in which Russians were expected to offer negative information about democratic nominee Hillary Clinton CNN has. Reported that Trump's former. Attorney Michael Cohen claims Trump, new of the meeting in advance and is willing to say so to special counsel Robert. Muller who's investigating Russian interference in a tweet Trump says quote I did not know of the meeting with my son Don Jr. sounds to me like someone is trying to make up stories in order to get himself out of an unrelated, jam Coen, faces federal, charges connected, to his, business in New York City Sarah mccamman NPR news the White House From Washington you're listening, to NPR news A federal judge in San Diego says the Trump administration gets credit for you reunifying more than eighteen hundred children recently separated from parents. And sponsors at the. US southwest border but US district court judge Dana brawl says the administration still must deal with the hundreds of families, who were not reunited by his, deadline which was Thursday, in some cases. Parents of migrant children still. In government custody have already been deported the city. Of Philadelphia is ending a long-running contract they gave immigration enforcement agents access to a real time, arrest database used by local police WHYY's Bobby Allen reports the move follows weeks of protests. Urging city leaders determining the deal city leaders, are now siding with activists who say federal agents were. Using the data to target unauthorized immigrants the, database doesn't include a suspects emmigration status but it, does provide, the person's country of, origin Philadelphia mayor Jim Kenney Says. Ice agents were seizing on that info to search for people in the country illegally that's not the policing that we're, looking for there's rules and regulations, the police have to, follow that these. Guys don't follow us so. We're not going to provide them additional information so. They can go out and round up people in a statement and ice official calls the city, ending the decadelong contract disappointing saying it will needlessly compromise public safety Bobby Allen NPR news. Philadelphia on Wall Street stocks closed lower led, by declines and technology shares the NASDAQ composite index fell. One hundred and fourteen points the Dow Jones, industrial average lost seventy six points I'm Shay Stevens, NPR news, in Washington Support for NPR comes from NPR. Stations other contributors include, Newman's Own foundation Workington nourish the common.
UK PM May says Donald Trump told her to sue the EU over Brexit
"Live from npr news in washington i'm nora raum president trump believes later today for helsinki finland for a meeting tomorrow with russian president vladimir putin trump's now in scotland where he's been spending the weekend at one of his golf courses one of two in the country the president met last week with british prime minister theresa may she told the bbc's andrew maher today that previously trump had given her advice which she did not take trump had told her how to deal with european leaders on the uk's departure from the eu don't negotiate see them in court he told me i should sue you sue the city you negotiation susan actually no negotiations with may pointed out that during his visit the president had also told her not to walk away from negotiations secretaries of state from around the country and election security experts are gathered in philadelphia this weekend to discuss how to fight back against the threat of interference in november's midterms as whyy's bobby allen reports election watchers are especially alert about voter registration breaches department of homeland security officials say russians made efforts to hack into the election systems of at least twenty one states on the twenty sixteen presidential election and susan green hall with the national election defense coalition does not want to see that again in november so she's talking with top state officials about a nightmare scenario and adversary attacking voter registration databases on election day to change voter registration records and prevent people from voting on election day causing chaos and also sewing discord and mistrust in the system green hall says many state leaders have assured her that registration databases are getting increased security and election officials say they are developing backup plans in the event that voters have trouble casting ballots in november bobby allen npr news philadelphia after a month long run the men's world cup ends today with the final between france and croatia france was one of the favorites heading into the soccer tournament croatia surprise finalist thanks to the team's historic streak of endurance npr's tom goldman reports it's a day of i for croatia first time in a world cup final first team to get to the final after winning three straight time games and they're hoping the match with a first world cup championship france is favored it has the more talented lineup from forwards killing an mvp and antoine greece mun to rocksolid goalkeeper hugo lorries croatia particularly shines in midfield where luka modric excels with his ball handling and passing the french shouldn't rely on their opponents fatigue with those record three straight extra time wins croatia has proved it can go for as long as it takes but if france can outlast the croatians it will mean a second championship and first since one thousand nine hundred eighty eight tongue goldman npr news this is npr news from washington the united nations issued a report today that the number of civilians killed in afghanistan in the first half of the year increased by one percent this year one thousand six hundred ninety two civilians died the most since the un mission in afghanistan began keeping track of civilian deaths in two thousand nine the report said more than half those deaths were attributed to islamic state the last two blockbuster stores in alaska are shutting their doors tomorrow marking the end one of the last strongholds of the video rental business as npr's laura sydell reports that leaves only one blockbuster in the united states in the pre internet days blockbuster was the place to go when you wanted to watch a movie at home but the internet has moved the rental business online blockbusters all over the country shut their doors but the alaska stronghold state and business partially because high speed internet in the state was expensive now the last two stores one in anchorage and one in fairbanks are calling it quits the last blockbuster standing is in bend oregon the satirist john oliver did a segment on the alaska stores he sent them russell crowe memorabilia including a jockstrap crow war in cinderella man the hope was that the stores could sell the items for money or use it to draw customers the under says he'd like to return the jockstrap laura sydell npr news the california democratic party has given its endorsement for the senate seat now held by dianne feinstein it's not for feinstein but for another democrat state senator kevin de leon who is considered to be a long shot in the general election member i'm nora raum npr news in washington support for npr comes from npr stations other contributors include e c m c foundation working through improve postsecondary educational outcomes for under served students through evidence based innovation learn more at e cmc mc foundation.
Tab Hunter, Star of Damn Yankees!, Dead at 86
"Tab hunter had a pop hit in nineteen fifty seven with this song young love it was at the height of his fame and while he had no dramatic training he acted in dozens of movies including the world war two drama battlecry the burning hills a western with natalie wood and the pleasure of his company a romantic comedy with fred astaire and debbie reynolds he also starred in the movie version of the musical damn yankees the story of a baseball player who sold his soul to the devil but his greatest role during those years was simply playing tab hunter he was known as arthur galina before he took that screen name and for years while he would hollywood's leading ladies he hid the fact that he was gay hunter told terry gross on whyy's fresh air that at that time he didn't mind i was a young white eyed kid thrown into the studio system and starring in motion pictures and i loved it i mean god what what young man wouldn't love all that stuff tab hunter made an unlikely comeback in the nineteen eighties he co starred with drag queen divine in john waters film polyester the role parodied has earlier onscreen image he played a love scene with divide and that was a really brave and wonderful thing that have did and revitalized his career that's jeffrey schwartz who made a feature length documentary called tab hunter confidential it was based on hunter's two thousand six memoir the first time he publicly came out is gay and the name tab hunter jeffrey schwartz says talent agent henry willson came up with it when hunter started working in hollywood henry said well we have to have you something that's how the first name came in and then taboo a lover of horses henry said well you you love horses and you love hunters and jumpers so let's call you tab hunter instead of tab jumper tab hunter died yesterday from cardiac arrest producer allan glaser his partner of thirty years said his death was sudden and unexpected tab hunter was eighty six.
Teva moves US headquarters amid deadly opioid epidemic
"From npr news in washington i'm windsor johnston us impose tariffs on thirty four billion dollars worth of chinese goods are now in effect npr's rob schmitz reports beijing has retaliated with reciprocal duties on u s imports the us tariffs on chinese products came at midnight imposing a twenty five percent duty on industrial and tech goods ranging from semiconductors to farm machinery the chinese response was swift twentyfive percent tariffs on thirty four billion dollars worth of us goods including soybeans beef whiskey and a range of agriculture products a spokesman for china's foreign ministry said the us tariffs violate the rules of the world trade organization that's npr's rob schmitz reporting from shanghai embattled environmental protection agency administrator scott pruitt is stepping down from his position susan phillips from member station whyy in philadelphia reports the agency's union workers are hope the move will result in positive change the union president for epa workers in the philadelphia region says pruitt damaged the agency's credibility reversals of pollution controls pruitt's lavish spending and the multiple ethics investigations have taken a toll on morale the union says epa employees simply want the resources to carry out their mission preserving the environment and protecting public health you're listening to npr news in washington this is wnyc in new york good morning i'm richard hake the staten island woman who climbed up the statue of liberty to protest federal immigration policy has been released after pleading not guilty to charges of trespassing disorderly conduct and interfering with a government agency theresa kumo says she will continue to speak out in her words as long as children are in cages a stupid on intelligent coward n s q i will add a maniac will whip dander hr form its mother kumo appeared before manhattan federal court she says she stands by her act i wouldn't do it again to judge tobin not to of course i would not do it again but i think the message was sent the trump administration says it's working to reunite the nearly three thousand children with your parents are us district judge has ruled that by today officials must make sure every separated parent has a way to contact their child pharmaceutical manufacturer tesla is moving its headquarters over to new jersey from its current home in philadelphia new jersey governor phil murphy tweeted the news but nj advanced media reporter steven sterling says the company is one of the largest makers of one of the drugs of the center of the current opioid epidemic new jersey is on pace to shatter its records for opioid death for the third year in a row sentinel is the a key driver of that to have is one of eleven drug manufacturers that was sued by the city of newark last year for its role in the opioid crisis the lawsuit accused the companies of using deceptive advertising to market the drug and hiding it's addiction risks path stations at the world trade center exchange place.
New Jersey averts government shutdown with last-minute budget
"From npr news in washington i'm dave mattingly president trump is expected to spend much of this week narrowing potential candidates to fill retiring justice anthony kennedy seat on the us supreme court the president says he'll announce his choice a week from today new jersey's government remains open this morning as joe hernandez with member station whyy reports the governor signed a budget deal yesterday after a lastminute agreement with state lawmakers new jersey governor phil murphy and democratic state legislators reached a last minute budget deal over the weekend it means the state narrowly avoided a government shutdown which would have been its second in two years republicans criticized the deal though for raising taxes even higher in an already high tax state lebron james is becoming a los angeles laker has kyle stokes with member station k pcc reports james is leaving the nba's cleveland cavaliers after agreeing to a four four year contract with l a worth one hundred fifty four million dollars for years some la laker fans had mixed feelings about lebron success they were inclined to stick up for their favorite player legendary laker kobe bryant now the lakers are coming off their fifth straight losing season fans of hoped a big free agent signing could reverse the team's fortunes and james fits the bill james one one nba title with cleveland and two with miami i'm dave mattingly in washington and this is morning edition at wnyc in new york at five twenty good morning i'm kerry nolan new data indicates that new york city government chose not to.
Hundreds gather in Annapolis to remember shooting victims
"Residents of annapolis maryland are still trying to make sense of an attack on their newspaper two days ago that left five people dead a gunman stormed the paper's newsroom bobby allen of member station whyy talked to residents about the role of the capital gazette plays in the town the main strip here in annapolis in front of the capitol gazette newspaper is a busy five lane road large political lawn signs now and at a site of grief there are wreaths lit candles balloons and reporter's notebooks in one no mourner rope you didn't quit you kept at it for all of us for your community my morning ritual to go get the paper in the morning and read it over breakfast when we moved down here we moved in with people who actually worked for the double that's darren quilon who's lived in annapolis for more than twenty years as he paid his respects at the memorial he echoed something many residents here said the paper's reporters are not just local journalists members of the community who know and talk to its residents regularly it takes a while for this to heal if ever the capital gazette is a staff of thirty two daily circulation of around twenty nine thousand but to community advocates it carries major influence just ask john cornyn he's a bike advocate from nearby saverne park maryland capital has been so supportive of our mission as they are with all the missions of all the important nonprofits here in an rumble county authorities say gunmen jared rama's targeted the publication over a long standing grudge against the papers journalists who have written about rama's pleading guilty in twenty eleven to harassing a woman over social media to coren ramos's actions are the latest example of the holes in the country's mental health system we have got to have a rational conversation this is an epidemic in america we have to study we have to understand it and we have to do something about it across the capital city and coastal maryland it seems like everyone has worked with or know somebody at the paper like nancy girchab used to work in advertising for the capital gazette the shooting she said hit an institution dear to so many residents you know you have a sense of violation because you're part of that community and probably the post traumatic stress from this will be incredible but already there are signs of hope in the form of fundraisers for the families of victims and a huge outpouring of support for the paper itself she said annapolis is very small and when it hits him like that it's really people oh come together at a friday night candlelit vigil rabbi no come lights said the attack on the capital gazette should not discourage the journalists from doing their work and i'm hoping that from this does that well that's just the way it was still now what will get even bigger and better and stronger the capital gazette staff has vowed to spring back from the violence the paper which claims its roots date back nearly three hundred years has endured a lot and it's reporters say targeted violence will not be the thing that stifles it's journalism bobby allen npr.
Japan suspends missile strike drills after Trump-Kim summit
"Dot edu live from npr news in washington i'm janine herbst president trump has reversed course by signing an executive order ending his administration's policy of separating children from parents who attempt to cross the southern border illegally but as bobby allen for member station whyy reports questions remain about the fate of the more than twenty three hundred children split from their families since may new york bear bill de blasio is frustrated he says federal officials have kept him in the dark about where migrant children sent to the city are residing the blasios found out about one shelter in harlem and took a tour the mayor says he learned that more than two hundred miners are now housed there the youngest one is nine months old house republicans are set to vote on to immigration bills today meanwhile united and american airlines as the white house not to put migrant children who have been separated from their families on their flights the two airlines and others have contracts to provide travel services to the us government japan is suspending missile prepared drills for civilian saying the threat from north korea has subsided for now john matthews reports however that japan appears to still be on guard evacuation drills started last year in response to several missiles being fired at or over japan now the administration says those will stop for the time being but on wednesday japan's defense minister called north korea as much of a threat now as it has been an urged staying on alert john matthews reporting i'm janine herbst npr news in washington and this is morning edition on wnyc in new york it's six twenty good morning i'm kerry nolan it's been almost three years since a group of jewish activists delivered a list of thirty nine orthodox yeshivas to new york city officials they claimed the schools failed to deliver basic secular education to students there and the city promised to investigate their claims but now the new york daily news reports the city has been to just sixteen of the schools on that list daily news reporter ben chapman says a spokeswoman for the mayor still claims the probe is on track she said that the investigation is highly active and that the city education department is expected to deliver the report soon some twentyfive thousand boys attend the all male yeshivas in question chapman says new laws passed in the state budget earlier this year could bring increased scrutiny to the schools depending on how they're enforced by the state a new york court has thrown out rules that would have led some charter schools certify their own teachers acting state supreme court justice deborah young ruled that only the state education commissioner and the board of regents can set teacher qualification standards she wrote the charter schools can have tougher standards that then what's required by the state but can't ask for less the state university of new york charter schools committee approved an alternative certification process last october charter advocates wanted a change to help ease staffing shortages but opponents said the new rules would put unqualified teachers in charge of classrooms we've got sixty six degrees cloudy skies in new york city we'll see some rain this morning and some this afternoon support for.
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"Station whyy laura bench op reports their protest came as vice president mike pence visited the city pence was in town for a fundraiser outside the hotel where that closed event took place several hundred rallied many with kids in tow they held signs that said things like cage trump and pence and i'm a physician and this is child abuse the protests lasted three and a half hours laura bench off reporting commerce secretary wilbur ross heads to capitol hill this morning to discuss tariffs global markets have been down in recent days over fears of escalating tariff threats npr's dustin dwyer has more the us has already impose tariffs on steel and aluminum from north american and european trading partners next month tariffs are set to go into place on fifty billion dollars worth of products imported from china with rapid another four hundred billion dollars in products could face additional tariffs in the coming months yesterday president trump told a group of small business owners the tariffs are necessary to balance out out us trade deficits but a number of industry groups say trump's tariffs will hurt american consumers and secretary ross is expected to face tough questions from senators concerned this could be the beginning of an all out global trade war dustin dwyer and pr news authorities in indonesia now say as many as one hundred eighty people are missing after a tourist boat sank in a lake on the island of sumatra michael sullivan reports authorities raised their estimate of those missing two days after the boat sank in lake toba a popular tourist destination in sumatra formed from the crater of an ancient volcano divers and an underwater drone or being used to try to find the boat and the missing a task complicated by the depth of the lake almost fifteen hundred feet in some places authorities had previously estimated some one hundred and thirty people were missing including a number of children but revised that estimate on wednesday the new estimate of one hundred eighty is three times the number of people the vote is life licensed to carry nearly two dozen survivors were pulled from the lake soon after the boat sank on monday for npr news i'm michael sullivan chiang rai thailand president trump will visit duluth minnesota tonight to campaign for republican congressional candidate pete stauber there are five democratic candidates running in the primary election to face him you're listening to npr the israeli military says that it struck twentyfive sites belonging to hamas in gaza israel says it acted after palestinian militants fired dozens of rockets and mortars into southern israel communities there are no reports of casualties this may be a disturbing story for some listeners scientists have unearthed a burial site from the civil war that contains grim findings numerous amputated limbs from civil war soldiers as npr's christopher joyce reports it's the first such excavation on a civil war battlefield the national park service discovered a pit of amputated limbs in twenty fourteen at their manassas virginia site researchers at the smithsonian's national museum for natural history analyzed the bones they've never covered eleven limbs and two almost complete skeletons the limbs come from an petitions by union surgeons after the second battle of bull run in august eighteen sixty two the researchers say the discovery sheds light on the tragic conditions in the aftermath of civil war battles with wounds from new more powerful weapons and no antibiotics surgeons had to amputate to save lives written records from.
1 dead, several injured in shooting at New Jersey festival
"Thousands left homeless precedent jimmy morales says the projected cost to deal with damages from the volcano stance at some seventy million dollars for npr news i'm maria martin in antigua guatemala this is npr this is wnyc in new york i'm lance lucky as you've been hearing on wnyc authorities say one suspect is dead and another is in police custody after gunfire erupted at an all night arts festival in trenton at least twenty two people were injured trenton resident urban higginbotham told whyy he was looking at an exhibit when shots rang out at about two forty five am all of a sudden right like that hey realized shocked on the ground another shot how and then i seem to blood leaking down my leg others were injured as they scrambled for the exits mercer county prosecutor angelo enough recess seventeen people were treated for gunshot wounds including a thirteen year old boy who was in critical condition enough offering says a neighborhood beef was behind the shooting local congressional democrats chose father's day to conduct an unannounced inspection of a federal detention facility in new jersey they wanted to speak with asylum seekers who have been separated from their children speaking outside the facility in elizabeth new jersey congressman frank pallone said one detainee had heard that his daughter is now in michigan but can't be sure he described how the man's five year old daughter was taken away while he was sleeping and three forty three way immigration and customs enforcement has not yet responded to a request for comment pallone and six other members of congress were joined by immigrant and civil rights groups calling for an end to the trump administration's immigration policy of separating children from their parents eighty eight degrees now in air quality alert remains in effect until eleven pm sunny ninety two tomorrow wnyc support for npr comes from the walton family foundation where opportunity takes root more information is available at walton family foundation dot org.
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"Member station whyy in philadelphia shied ben yaacov was at today's protest protesters entered the starbucks in downtown philadelphia demanding that the store manager be fired what followed was a tense moment between organizers the regional vice president for starbucks who apologized for the incident while declining to respond to calls for the managers firing the men were arrested last thursday and released after eight hours and the philadelphia district attorney has declined to press charges shy ben yaacov reporting meanwhile the ceo of starbucks is apologizing in the philadelphia police department has launched an internal investigation asian markets are trading in mixed territory at this hour the nikkei the main market in japan is up nearly four tenths of a percent at last check this is npr news people across the upper midwest are digging out after major league season snowstorm hounded the region this weekend as matt's epoch of minnesota public radio reports the snow in minneapolis set a record nearly thirteen inches of snow fell at minneapolis saint paul international airport pushing the total for april two twenty two inches that makes this the snowiest april here since recordkeeping started in eighteen eighty four that forced a rare shutdown of the airport saturday stranding many travelers including martha fillion whose flight home from mexico was cancelled fillion says she and her friends had to book a return flight to chicago on another airline then they're taking a bus back to minneapolis up being eighteen hours that were traveling instead of our direct flight most roads are open again but travel remains treacherous because of ice and blowing snow for npr news i'm matt sepik in minneapolis meanwhile.
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"Stand today whyy's laura bench off has the latest constand has accused cosby of giving her three blue pills that incapacitated her and molesting her on a couch in his home in two thousand four she told the jury she went to police about a year later although she was scared and feared retaliation from cosby i wanted to know what he had given me and why he did that to me she told jurors more than a decade passed before criminal charges were filed during which time constand got a big settlement from cosby in a civil case she testified that she's working with the prosecution now quote for justice for npr news i'm laura bench off in norristown you're listening to npr news calls for missouri governor eric writings resignation are mounting over former mistresses allegations that greitens was physically abusive towards and threaten her if she told anyone about it will the republican governor is denying it all great and says he is the target of a political witch hunt and in what may be a cue from how president trump is handling allegations of trying to cover up extramarital affairs great ends is dismissing the accusations against him as fake charges hundreds of asylum seekers are camped outside the main police station in a northern greek city hoping to get arrested joanna kakissis reports from athens greece has seen an increase in migrants crossing the land border with turkey in recent weeks he v footage shows officers trying to move exhausted men women and children in two lines outside the sullen eckes police headquarters many are syrian there waiting to be arrested it's the only way they can apply for asylum in greece which is part of the european union and find shelter at a refugee camp some are fleeing turkey's military offensive to capture the city of a friend from kurdish fighters there are more than sixty thousand refugees in greece which is struggling to care for them for npr news i'm joanna kakissis in athens and the associated press is reporting that more than thousand bodies possibly most of them believed to.
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"Talking about tech and control our controlling tech is tech controlling us technology and big data are used all the time to help us make decisions algorithms help predict which movies we might like how we might behave in a certain situation or how much will end up paying for our car insurance increasingly algorithms also play a role in courtrooms across the country in deciding the length of sentences whether you should spend months behind bars or walk free until your trial that's happening in new jersey joe hernandez covers the state for whyy and he's been looking into this issue hey joe so what is this algorithm being used in new jersey courts and how does it work so it's called the pretrial risk assessment or the psa and it came on the scene last year after new jersey basically scrapped cash bail and switched to a system that says before a criminal trial defendants will either be confined to jail or lecco why did they get rid of cash bail well the thinking was that it was unfair that a lot of people couldn't afford their bail and would spend months in jail before their trial where they could eventually be found not guilty of the crime anyway so instead of setting bail at a certain amount judges now have to decide if you're in or you're out until you're trial so the state said okay let's use this computer algorithm to help judges make those decisions and evaluate defendants so what does the the actually take into account right so it takes into account things like your age current charges previous convictions it crunches those things together in a database with thousands of other cases and then it gives you to score.
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"Support for this npr podcast and the following message come from net flakes with a new season of the original sifi series black mirror an anthology exploring darker themes of human interaction with technology six new stories are available december 29th only on netflixing from whyy in philadelphia and terry gross with russia today another of our favorite interviews of the year we featured john the karang author of the spy who came in from the cold and tinker taylor soldier spy before becoming a writer licorice was a spy working for the british intelligence services i regret in my student days posing as cryptocommunists and trying to attract soviet recruiters than that meant to see the my colleagues and my fellow students his father was a pathological liar and licorice grew up not knowing how his father made a living or why they were constantly hiding and the reason why walls that he had fallen foul of what you would call the mall of the criminal syndicates that he was occasionally involved with these much more frightened of them than he was at the police vader gas critic kevin whitehead reviews and new album by pianist and composer marta sanchez hey it's guy rise here host of how i built this with the recommendation for another podcast for you to check out namely how i built this every week i talk to the people behind some of the most inspiring companies and brands in the world with stories of incredible persistence grit and insight you can find how i built this on the npr one app or wherever you get your podcasts.
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