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"Y c. 93.9 FM and AM a 20. NPR News in the New York conversation. Mm hmm. Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Windsor Johnston. Dozens of Texas Democrats are in the nation's capital, denying for a second time a vote on the Republican overhaul of state voting laws. NPR's Gile. Snyder reports They plan to push Congress on voting rights at the federal level more than 50, Texas Democrats flew to Washington, D. C skipping out on a special session. And again denying Republicans in Austin a quorum to pass their voting proposals. The Texas Democrats say they chose the nation's capital to lobby Congress to act on the voting bills that Senate Republicans are blocking feeling calls for the Senate filibuster to at least be modified, if not eliminated. That's NPR's dial Snyder reporting. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he is moving ahead with plans to roll back most covid 19 restrictions next week, Willem Marx reports at the same time, the government is predicting another deadly wave of coronavirus cases. Johnson said that extreme caution was appropriate as he confirmed plans to finish Britain's route out of lockdown restrictions on July 19th has promised Nightclubs and theaters can now fully reopened. Mosques will no longer be legally required, and social distancing measures will end. But political opponents like the move to quote, throwing off the seat belt while accelerating, and scientists say the daily death count may once again spike over the summer. Willem Marx reporting from London. This is NPR news in Washington. And this is doubling N y C at 7 32. Good morning. I'm Michael Hill, 70 and cloudy of Manhattan in Central Park Going up near 80 Today, some delays to.

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"willem marx" Discussed on WABE 90.1 FM

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05:00 min | 3 months ago

"willem marx" Discussed on WABE 90.1 FM

"Your paychecks are printed on paper pulp. Should old trees be cut down and we planted or should they be protected? It is time to make people more important than owls. Environmentalists are accused of turning the endangered Species Act into a terrorist weapon. And when you say timber wars, it's not a huge exaggeration. How the timber wars changed the way we look at trees that's coming up on reveal, but first this news Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Windsor Johnston. Republican lawmakers in Texas are trying once again to pass new election laws. NPR's Amy held reports. Democrats are weighing how to respond during a 30 Day special session after blocking a bill in May that would have made it more difficult to vote. Republicans have made some concessions this time around, including dropping a provision to cut Sunday Voting hours. Governor Greg Abbott spoke to Fox News Sunday. We're making it easier to vote by adding more hours of early voting, then we had in current law, but also making it harder to cheat with regard to male imbalance. Hundreds of Texans gathered at the state capital this weekend to testify. See it otherwise, including former congressman Beto O. Rourke, a Democrat. Considering a run against Abbott next year, you are now proposing A set of restrictions in this elections bill that's going to make it that much harder for millions more of our fellow Texans to cast a ballot. The bill would end drive in and 24 hour voting and increased penalties for making a mistake. Amy held NPR News. The U. S. Is sending a team of senior officials from the FBI and Department of Homeland Security to Haiti. John Otis. Reports. Haiti's interim government has asked the Biden administration to send in security forces to help stabilize the country after its president was assassinated last week there reports of armed gangs patrolling the streets and just a lots of bickering between rival politicians over who should be leading the country. Interim Prime Minister Cloud Joseph remains de facto head of state, but just before he was killed President Moise a appointed a new prime minister. He had yet to take the oath of office but is claiming that he should be leading the country. Meanwhile, the president of the Haitian Senate is insisting he should be sworn in as the new president John Otis, reporting more than a dozen Colombians who are initially described as being part of the hit squad that killed the president have been detained in South Africa. Violent protests by people demanding the release of jailed former president Jacob Zuma have spread to Johannesburg. Violence started in Zuma's home province on Friday ish mahf Antiqua reports from Harari. Parts of Johannesburg experience the night of arson, property destruction and looting on Saturday night. Johannesburg Police spokesperson Waiting me now told the South African Broadcasting Corporation on Sunday morning that the violent protests were ongoing. I can confirm that there has been looting of shops in the Alex area and also Malvin, there are fears the violence could escalate if the constitutional Court which imprisoned Zuma for contempt. Rejects his application to heavy sentence rescinded. The court hears the application on Monday for NPR news. I am ish my friend equal in Harare. You're listening to NPR news in Washington. Meeting of G 20 finance ministers has wrapped up in Venice, Italy, The group has endorsed an agreement that includes a global corporate minimum tax rate of at least 15%. U. S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says it would end what she calls the race to the bottom. Serbian Tennis star Novak Djokovic earned his 20th Grand Slam title after beating Italy's Matteo very teeny in the men's finals at Wimbledon today. Willem Marx. Reports from London, the world's number one tennis player for the best part of half a decade storm to a six singles title at Wimbledon All England club on an overcast day in the British capital Southwest, But it was no foregone conclusion. After Matteo Bertini clawed back the first set with a series of Serbs topping 140 MPH that left even the season. Djokovic occasionally struggling to respond. It was an afternoon of firsts for the young Italian in his inaugural Grand Slam final achievement no countrymen of his has ever matched and with the first female empire overseeing a final in Wimbledon's 130 year history With 20 titles. Djokovic has now won as many as his longtime rivals Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. 15 years into his professional career, and another victory would officially crown him the most successful tennis player of any era. For NPR News. I'm Villa marks in London. The Canadian Transport Ministry is ordering additional rail restrictions in British Columbia and other parts of the country to reduce the risk of wildfires. The order, which took effect today requires both the Canadian National Railway and Canadian Pacific Railway to take a.

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01:37 min | 3 months ago

"willem marx" Discussed on WBUR

"Argentina, scoring the only goal of the game in the first half through anger, Di Maria. But it brought to an end. 28 years have heard for Argentina and their star player Lionel Messi, who won his first major tournament with his national team shortly after the final whistle, a long embrace between Messi and Brazilian legend Neymar. Sign of the mutual respect These players share that's the BBC's wrestle. Trump reporting the European soccer championship final is kicking off at this hour. Willem Marx reports. Police in London had urged fans not to travel to the British capital ahead of today's matchup because the rising covid 19 cases The top London police official is asking supporters to stay home if they don't have tickets for the game and warns those already in the city not to gather in large crowds to watch the match against Italy at the end of a hugely popular European soccer tournament postponed from last year, the highly transmissible delta very and has caused a significant spike in coronavirus cases, including in London's northwest by the National Soccer Stadium is located. That's Villa Marks reporting from London. Windsor Johnston, and you're listening to NPR news in Washington. This is 90.9. W b. U r n w bur dot org Just ahead. It's Planet money and how I built this. Okay? Partly sunny the rest of the afternoon. Low eighties a chance of rain sixties overnight and a rainy tomorrow..

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04:29 min | 3 months ago

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"Are receiving the news that their bodies have been found. Miami Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava says officials have now identified more than 70 of the victims and notified their families. Our hearts and minds are always with those we've lost, and with the families who are grieving and those that are still waiting. Detectives are also working to verify reports of those who were potentially missing in the collapse. Crews are using everything from hand tools to heavy machinery to sift through the concrete and debris at the site. In some areas of the rubble pile crews have now reached ground level. Joe Hernandez NPR NEWS Miami Republican lawmakers in Texas are trying again to pass new election laws. NPR's Amy held reports. Democrats are weighing how to respond in a 30 Day special session after blocking restrictions last May by walking off the Statehouse floor. Republicans have made some concessions this time around, including dropping a provision to cut Sunday Voting hours. Governor Greg Abbott spoke to Fox News Sunday. We're making it easier to vote. By adding more hours of early voting than we had in current law, but also making it harder to cheat with regard to mail in ballots. Hundreds of Texans gathered at the state capital this weekend to testify. See it otherwise, including former congressman Beto A. Roark, a Democrat. Considering a run against Abbott next year, you are now proposing A set of restrictions in this elections bill that's going to make it that much harder for millions more of our fellow Texans to cast a ballot. The bill would end drive in and 24 hour voting and increased penalties for making a mistake. Amy held NPR News. The U. S. Is sending a team of senior officials from the FBI and Department of Homeland Security to Haiti. John Otis. Reports. Hades interim government has asked the bided administration to send in security forces to help stabilize the country after its president was assassinated last week there reports of armed gangs patrolling the streets and just lots of bickering between rival politicians over who should be leading the country. Interim Prime Minister Cloud Joseph remains de facto head of state, but just before he was killed President Moise a appointed a new prime minister, he Had yet to take the oath of office but is claiming that he should be leading the country. Meanwhile, the president of the Haitian Senate is insisting he should be sworn in as the new president John Otis reporting. Haiti is also preparing for elections to choose a new leader. This is NPR news. The Canadian Transport Ministry is ordering additional rail restrictions in British Columbia and other parts of the country to reduce the risk of wildfires. The order, which took effect today requires both the Canadian national Railway and Canadian Pacific Railway to take a number of precautions, including reducing train speeds. London's Metropolitan Police are asking fans of English soccer and not to travel to the British capital ahead of their teams appearance today in the European Championship final because the rising covid 19 infections Willem Marx reports from London, where the final is being held at Wembley Stadium. A senior London police official Lawrence Taylor, said fans without tickets for the championship final match against Italy on Sunday should stay at home and those in London should not congregate in large groups. He called the city a public health crisis and warned officers will disperse crowds and enforce existing social distancing laws just days before they loosen. The highly transmissible delta variant, first identified in India has caused a significant spike in coronavirus cases across the UK, particularly in London's northwest site of England's national soccer stadium. The crowd inside may be allowed to almost reached the full 90,000 capacity on Sunday to watch the end of this hugely popular European soccer tournament that was postponed last year due to the pandemic for NPR news. I'm Villa Marks in London at Wimbledon Defending champion Novak Djokovic has defeated Italy's Matteo Barry teeny in the men's tennis finals. Djokovic now ties Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal with his 20th Grand Slam title. This is NPR news in Washington. Support for NPR comes from the NPR Wine club, bringing the wine world to people's homes with stories on each bottle and lines inspired by NPR shows like Weekend Edition Merlot. Available to adults, 21 years or older at NPR wine club dot.

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Ticketless England Fans Warned to Stay Away From London as Daily UK Cases Spike

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Ticketless England Fans Warned to Stay Away From London as Daily UK Cases Spike

"London's Metropolitan Police asking fans of English soccer not to travel to the British capital ahead of their teams appearance today in the European Championship final because of rising covid 19 infections. Willem Marx reports from London, where the finals being played at Wembley Stadium. A senior London police official, Lawrence Taylor, said fans without tickets for the championship final match against Italy on Sunday should stay at home and those in London should not congregate in large groups. He called the city a public health crisis and warned officers will disperse crowds and enforce existing social distancing laws just days before they loosen. The highly transmissible delta variant, first identified in India has caused a significant spike in coronavirus cases across the UK Particularly in London's northwest site of England's national soccer stadium. The crowd inside may be allowed to almost reach the full 90,000 capacity on Sunday to watch the end of this hugely popular European soccer tournament that was postponed last year due to the pandemic. NPR News. I'm Villa monks in London.

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02:02 min | 3 months ago

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"To forget it, and it's still very real. But I'm hoping that eventually everything will get back to normal. People will travel back here work. It also says he will likely create a go fund me account. You're listening to NPR news. In Tennessee. Health officials have linked a small coronavirus cluster to a meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention in Nashville last month. It was the city's first large scale conference after lifting restrictions on gatherings. Public health officials say up to 10 infections have been detected among the more than 15,000 attendees, most of whom live out of state. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is asking health officials in other states to contact Nashville health officials if they discover more infections. Are connected to the meeting. London's Metropolitan Police are asking fans of English soccer not to travel to the British capital ahead of their teams appearance in a European Championship final this because of rising covid 19 infections. Willem Marx has more from London. A senior London peace official, Lawrence Taylor, said fans without tickets for the championship final match against Italy on Sunday should stay at home and those in London should not congregate in large groups. He called the city a public health crisis and warned officers will disperse crowds and enforce existing social distancing laws just days before they loosen. The highly transmissible delta variant, first identified in India has caused a significant spike in coronavirus cases across the UK Particularly in London's northwest site of England's national soccer stadium. The crowd inside may be allowed to almost reach the full 90,000 capacity on Sunday to watch the end of this hugely popular European soccer tournament that was postponed last year due to the pandemic. NPR news. I'm Villa marks in London. And I'm Janine Herbst, and you're listening to NPR news. This is not a 0.9. W bur I'm Susan Levy in Boston. In sports Phillies 11 Red Sox two in the.

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Face Masks Will Be a 'Personal Choice' in England, Says UK Minister

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00:30 sec | 3 months ago

Face Masks Will Be a 'Personal Choice' in England, Says UK Minister

"The government will stop requiring masks in many public locations. Bill Mark says more the UK Housing Minister, Robert Gen. Rick said Sunday that once laws are loosened, the British public will be able to make a personal choice on mask wearing In Scotland, where authorities have control over coronavirus rules. Officials insist there will be an ongoing need for mosques and several high profile public health experts have called them a useful tool against new variants and future waves. Willem Marx reporting, Federal land managers have closed a number of national forest

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03:00 min | 3 months ago

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"It was going to make our conditions that we had worse. So we just kind of did some research at first, and then we was discussing it with the doctor here. She told me that she had been vaccinated herself. The cruise has finally got their shots last week. But in their county and many across the south, roughly 70% of the population remains unvaccinated. It could take a year for some southern states to reach the president's goal for NPR news. I'm Blake Farmer in Nashville. British government minister says once coronavirus restrictions in the UK are eased likely in a couple of weeks, the government will stop requiring masks and many public locations. Willem Marx reports from London. The UK Housing Minister, Robert Gen. Rick said Sunday that once laws are loosened, the British public will be able to make a personal choice on mask wearing in Scotland, where authorities have control over coronavirus rules, officials insist there will be an ongoing need for mosques and several high profile public health experts have called them a useful tool against new variants and future waves. Willem Marx reporting from London. Pope Francis is in a hospital in Rome for surgery on his large intestine. Later today, the Vatican says the 84 year old pope has been diagnosed with a narrowing of the large intestine. Just three hours earlier, Francis cheerfully greeted the public and ST Peter's Square, telling them he would go to Slovakia and Hungary in September. This is NPR. Research shows that the loss of coral reefs could have devastating impacts on many fish species. The people depend on for food. NPR's Nathan Rott reports the effects would be most felt in tropical areas around the world. Human activities have led to massive declines in the world's coral reefs. Bleaching events caused by increasingly warm waters are now common at the Great Barrier Reef and other reefs around the world. Scientists curious to see what the decline means for fish analyzed reefs globally and found the declines in coral species also led to declines in fish, not surprising. More eye. Catching, though, was the finding that if coral reefs were to disappear globally fish species would declined by 40% globally. Putting at risk crucial protein sources for much of the world's population. Nathan Rott NPR news The Suez Canal Authority says it has reached a financial agreement with the owners of the huge container ship that blocked the crucial waterway for nearly a week earlier this year. Details of the settlement were not revealed. But the authority says the deal with the Japanese owner of the ship ever given will be signed in a ceremony on Wednesday. That's the day the ship will also be released. The vessel ran aground in the single lane stretch of the canal in March and was stuck for six days before a massive effort by a flotilla. Todd Boats freed it. But since then it's been held in mid Canal along with most of its crew as the two sides negotiated a settlement..

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03:08 min | 3 months ago

"willem marx" Discussed on WBEZ Chicago

"The winter. He says he and his wife wondered if their health risks like being diabetic might make vaccination of risk to. We didn't know how effective it was going to be. If it was going to make our conditions that we had worse. So we just kind of did some research at first, and then we was discussing it with the doctor here. She told me that she had been vaccinated herself. The cruise has finally got their shots last week. But in their county and many across the south, roughly 70% of the population remains unvaccinated. It could take a year for some southern states to reach the president's goal for NPR news. I'm Blake Farmer in Nashville. British government minister says once coronavirus restrictions in the UK are eased likely in a couple of weeks, the government will stop requiring masks and many public locations. Willem Marx reports from London. The UK Housing Minister, Robert Gen. Rick said Sunday that once laws are loosened, the British public will be able to make a personal choice on mask wearing in Scotland, where authorities have control over coronavirus rules, officials insist there will be an ongoing need for mosques and several high profile public health experts have called him a useful tool against new variants and future waves. Willem Marx reporting from London. Pope Francis is in a hospital in Rome for surgery on his large intestine. Later today, the Vatican says the 84 year old pope has been diagnosed with a narrowing of the large intestine. Just three hours earlier, Francis cheerfully greeted the public in ST Peter's Square, telling them he would go to Slovakia and Hungary in September. This is NPR. Research shows that the loss of coral reefs could have devastating impacts on many fish species. The people depend on for food. NPR's Nathan Rott reports the effects would be most felt in tropical areas around the world. Human activities have led to massive declines in the world's coral reefs. Bleaching events caused by increasingly warm waters are now common at the Great Barrier Reef and other reefs around the world. Scientists curious to see what the decline means for fish analyzed reefs globally and found the declines in coral species also led to declines in fish, not surprising. More eye. Catching, though, was the finding that if coral reefs were to disappear globally fish species would declined by 40% globally. Putting at risk crucial protein sources for much of the world's population. Nathan Rott NPR news The Suez Canal Authority says it has reached a financial agreement with the owners of the huge container ship that blocked the crucial waterway for nearly a week earlier this year. Details of the settlement were not revealed. But the authority says the deal with the Japanese owner of the ship ever given will be signed in a ceremony on Wednesday. That's the day the ship will also be released. The vessel ran aground in the single lane stretch of the canal in March and was stuck for six days before a massive effort by a flotilla of Todd Boats freed it, But since then it's been held in mid canal along with most of its crew as the two sides negotiated a settlement..

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02:53 min | 3 months ago

"willem marx" Discussed on WABE 90.1 FM

"It with the doctor here. She told me that she had been vaccinated herself. The cruise has finally got their shots last week. But in their county and many across the south, roughly 70% of the population remains unvaccinated. It could take a year for some southern states to reach the president's goal for NPR news. I'm Blake Farmer in Nashville. British government minister says once coronavirus restrictions in the UK are eased likely in a couple of weeks, the government will stop requiring masks and many public locations. Willem Marx reports from London. The UK Housing Minister, Robert Gen. Rick said Sunday that once laws are loosened, the British public will be able to make a personal choice on mask wearing in Scotland, where authorities have control of the coronavirus rules, officials insist there will be an ongoing need for mosques and several high profile public health experts have called them a useful tool against new variants and future waves. Mark's reporting from London. Pope Francis is in a hospital in Rome for surgery on his large intestine. Later today, the Vatican says the 84 year old pope has been diagnosed with a narrowing of the large intestine. Just three hours earlier, Francis cheerfully greeted the public and ST Peter's Square, telling them he would go to Slovakia and Hungary in September. This is NPR. Research shows that the loss of coral reefs could have devastating impacts on many fish species. The people depend on for food. NPR's Nathan Rott reports the effects would be most felt in tropical areas around the world. Human activities have led to massive declines in the world's coral reefs. Bleaching events caused by increasingly warm waters are now common at the Great Barrier Reef and other reefs around the world. Scientists curious to see what the decline means for fish analyzed reefs globally and found the declines in coral species also led to declines in fish, not surprising. More eye. Catching, though, was the finding that if coral reefs were to disappear globally fish species would declined by 40% globally. Putting at risk crucial protein sources for much of the world's population. Nathan Rott NPR news The Suez Canal Authority says it has reached a financial agreement with the owners of the huge container ship that blocked the crucial waterway for nearly a week earlier this year. Details of the settlement were not revealed, but the authority says the deal with the Japanese owner of the ship ever given Will be signed in a ceremony on Wednesday. That's the day the ship will also be released. The vessel ran aground in the single lane stretch of the canal in March and was stuck for six days before a massive effort by a flotilla of tugboats freed it. But since then it's been held in mid Canal along with most of its crew as the two sides negotiated a settlement..

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03:01 min | 3 months ago

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"It was going to be. If it was going to make our conditions that we had worse. So we just kind of did some research at first, and then we was discussing with the doctor here. She told me that she had been vaccinated herself. The cruise has finally got their shots last week. But in their county and many across the south, roughly 70% of the population remains unvaccinated. It could take a year for some southern states to reach the president's goal for NPR news. I'm Blake Farmer in Nashville. British government minister says once coronavirus restrictions in the UK are eased likely in a couple of weeks, the government will stop requiring masks and many public locations. Willem Marx. Reports from London. The UK Housing Minister Robert Generous, said Sunday that once laws are loosened, the British probably will be able to make a personal choice on mask wearing in Scotland, where authorities have control over coronavirus rules. Officials insist there will be an ongoing need for mosques and several high profile public health experts have called him a useful tool against new variants and future waves. Willem Marx reporting from London. Pope Francis is in a hospital in Rome for surgery on his large intestine. Later today, the Vatican says the 84 year old pope has been diagnosed with a narrowing of the large intestine. Just three hours earlier, Francis cheerfully greeted the public and ST Peter's Square, telling them he would go to Slovakia and Hungary in September. This is NPR. Research shows that the loss of coral reefs could have devastating impacts on many fish species. The people depend on for food. NPR's Nathan Rott reports the effects would be most felt in tropical areas around the world. Human activities have led to massive declines in the world's coral reefs. Bleaching events caused by increasingly warm waters are now common at the Great Barrier Reef and other reefs around the world. Scientists curious to see what the decline means for fish analyzed reefs globally and found the declines in coral species also led to declines in fish, not surprising. More eye. Catching, though, was the finding that if coral reefs were to disappear globally fish species would declined by 40% globally. Putting at risk crucial protein sources for much of the world's population. Nathan Rott NPR news The Suez Canal Authority says it has reached a financial agreement with the owners of the huge container ship that blocked the crucial waterway for nearly a week earlier this year. Details of the settlement were not revealed. But the authority says the deal with the Japanese owner of the ship ever given will be signed in a ceremony on Wednesday. That's the day the ship will also be released. The vessel ran aground in the single lane stretch of the canal in March and was stuck for six days before a massive effort by a flotilla of Todd Boats freed it. But since then it's been held in mid Canal along with most of its crew as the two sides negotiated a settlement..

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04:16 min | 4 months ago

"willem marx" Discussed on KCRW

"Direct action to end the AIDS crisis. You could do it. And if I didn't like it, I might argue with you, but I wouldn't try to stop you from doing it. Sarah Schulman and the Story of Act up Also Patricia Marx reports on an exciting day at the Ballpark the opening day for vaccinated seating. That's the New Yorker radio hour, right after this People. Mm hmm. Live from NPR News. I'm Barbara Klein. Vice President Kamala Harris heads to Guatemala this afternoon, the first leg of her first foreign trip in office. As NPR's Tamara Keith reports, Harris has a challenging assignment. Harris is trip will focus on the factors driving the influx of migrants to the U. S. Mexico border, poverty, violence, corruption and natural disasters. As vice president Biden had a similar mission. Her assignment is a lot tougher than Vice President Biden's assignment in 2014 Michael Shifter as president of the Inter American Dialogue. I think the conditions have deteriorated dramatically. Vice president saw in the region and the leaders that he met were far more sort of favorable and cooperative to U. S interests and what the administration has to deal with. Today. Harris has said that she doesn't expect these problems to be solved quickly. Tamara Keith NPR NEWS. The vice president is due to go to Mexico tomorrow night with a similar agenda. Today, Mexican voters are casting ballots in the country's largest election ever, as the BBC's will grant reports in total more than 21,000 seats will be contested in Mexico's biggest ever election. Which includes racist for mayors, state legislatures around half the country's state governors and the entire lower house of Congress. But it is a vote marred by some of the worst electoral violence in Mexico's history around 90 politicians have been murdered this year, 35 of them candidates in this vote. President Andris Manuel Lopez Obrador remains very popular among voters and his party is expected to perform well across the country. Peru is holding a presidential run off election today. A populist the far left party Pedro Castillo is running against right wing former lawmaker Keiko Fujimori, daughter of the now jailed former autocratic President Alberto Fujimori. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is calling on the leaders of wealthy nations to commit to vaccinating the entire world against coronavirus by the end of 2022. As Willem Marx reports. Johnson is set to host the first in person summit of G seven leaders in nearly two years. Prime Minister Johnson will outline details of this target for global vaccination at the coming summit on Friday after criticism that his government has for months stockpile vaccines for its own population rather than supply them to the WH coordinated Kovacs program that's working to vaccinate residents of developing countries. In a statement released overnight, Johnson's asked his G seven counterparts to rise to the greatest challenge of the post war era by vaccinating the world by the end of next year. He said he and fellow viewers must pledge We will never allow the devastation wreaked by coronavirus to happen again, and such an effort would constitute the single greatest feats in medical history. For NPR news. I'm Bella marks in London. This is NPR. 77 years ago. Today, Allied troops launched the largest air, land and sea assault in history at Normandy, France. Turning the course of World War two against Nazi Germany. Teri Schultz reports. This year's D Day commemorations include the opening of a new memorial to British soldiers who lost their lives that day. When more than 150,000 troops from the U. S. Britain, Canada and France stormed the Normandy beaches. It boosted the Allied war effort, but the toll was high. The new British Normandy memorial at verse Umea, France displays the names of more than 22,000 service members under British command, who lost their lives that day and in the following.

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"Groups behind the lawsuit celebrated. The judge has issued a 30 Day stay, during which California's current band will remain in effect, while the state attorney general says he plans to appeal. Amy held NPR news. Protesters in Minneapolis, faced off with police overnight after a U. S marshals fugitive tax force shot and killed a man Thursday. Authorities say the 32 year old man was wanted on alleged weapons violation and fired at the officers from inside his car. Police say some protesters looted businesses. And nine people were arrested. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says the race to the bottom and corporate taxation could soon end after the group of Seven finance ministers today agreed to a new global minimum tax rate of 15%. Willem Marx reports. Finance chiefs from the wealthy group of Seven nations have agreed to appropriate coordination on new international tax rules, according to a statement meeting Chairman and UK Chancellor Exchequer Rishi Sooner explained on Twitter that large global firms with profit margins above 10% will face a 20% tax on those profits with the proceeds then distributed among countries where those firms sell their products or services. Soon. I said a landmark country by country minimum tax rate of 15% on large companies would prevent tax avoidance and create what he called a more level playing field. The plan will be discussed in more detail by central bank governors and the larger G 20 group next month. NPR news. I'm Bill marks in London. Vice President Kamala Harris is preparing to make her first foreign trip tomorrow. She heads to Guatemala and Mexico tasked with addressing the root causes of immigration to the U. S. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he is deeply disappointed that the Roman Catholic Church has not formally apologized for its role in Canada's church run indigenous boarding schools. The system forcibly separated some 150,000 native Children from their homes to ostensibly be assimilated. Many were abused. The remains of more than 200 Children were recently discovered at one of the former schools. This is NPR Live from KQED News. I'm Julie Chang. California is on track to end most of its coronavirus restrictions on June 15th. But Governor Gavin Newsom is not planning to lift the formal state of emergency declaration, which has given him broad powers to either suspend or imposed new regulations during the pandemic. Newsom said yesterday that while Covid 19 infection rates and hospitalizations have declined, the virus has not vanished, and it would be premature to assume the crisis is over. California has been under a state of emergency since March. 4th 2020 A new study released yesterday found the biggest barrier to using California's red flag law, which sets up rules for gun violence. Restraining orders, or G bros is that most people in California don't know it exists. G bros. Can be used to temporarily remove guns and ammo from people who are deemed at risk of harming themselves or others. The law allows law enforcement officers, families, employers, teachers, and, in some cases co workers to ask a judge for a G B R O. U. C. Davis. Professor Nicole Cavett's Worth is the lead author of the research published in JAMA as Health Policy journal. We found that two thirds of Californians had never heard of the G D R O law here in the state, which has been in effect since 2016. The study also found more than 80% of Californians, including gun owners would be willing to use a gun violence restraining order if a family member were at risk..

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"It's herbs, I think, like the definitive thing is that herbs are a main ingredient and not just a garnish in our cooking. And so they're the main thing that my mom shopped for When I was little, and there were entire, you know, she was like she had a mental map. Of which stores had which herbs. That is so mean No Stratton, author of Salt, fat Acid Heat, and We're talking with her and three other phenomenal Persian cooks. This episode will go from flavors to family to our deepest feelings. Life from NPR News. I'm Barbara Klein. The Biden administration has trimmed its infrastructure proposal in an effort to find common ground with Republican lawmakers. NPR's Winstar Johnston reports, the two sides remain far apart. Biden administration has presented congressional Republicans with a $1.7 trillion counterproposal about $500 billion less than its original offer. White House press secretary Jen Psaki says the proposal exhibits the administration's willingness to come down in size. It does so largely by cutting from areas where there is bipartisan consensus. Republicans have argued that the bill is too broad and too costly. They've also flat out, rejected Biden's plan to raise the corporate tax rate to pay for the bill. NPR's Windsor Johnston. Egypt is holding meetings with Israel and Hamas leaders in Gaza to solidify a cease fire after 11 days of intense conflict. A truce has been holding since it took effect early Friday. Meanwhile, a convoy of 130 trucks is carrying aid into Gaza. Second day into the ceasefire badly needed medicine, food and fuel is being carried in now, after Israel reopened a crucial crossing Minneapolis police say they've made no arrests after 10 people were shot two of them killed early this morning. Shooters were in a crowd when they got into an argument pulled out their guns and open fire. No arrests have been reported. The murder rate is on the rise nationwide this year, NPR's Carrie Johnson reports. That's the finding of a new study. Scholars with the Council on Criminal Justice say the pandemic social unrest and the increased availability of guns contributed to the uptick in violence. White House adviser Chirac. Bane says homicide is the leading cause of death for black men under the age of 45. The Biden administration has asked Congress for more than $5 billion to invest in street outreach and violence interruption programs. Those efforts target people likely to commit violence and those likely to be victimized by it. Researchers worry the violence problem will get worse this summer. Carrie Johnson NPR NEWS Washington The German government says starting at midnight tonight, Travelers from the UK will be prevented from entering Germany. Willem Marx reports Germany is concerned about a covert 19 variant, first identified in India Berlin has announced the fresh ban on British travelers with exceptions for German citizens and family bereavement in response to the rising number of infections tied to the new variant that was initially identified in India. This week, they were more than 3000 newly recorded UK cases of the concerning strain a significant jump from the previous week. Willem Marx reporting. This is NPR. Me and Mars Military coup leader says deposed defacto leader Aung San Souci is healthy at home and will appear in court in the coming days. Souci is among some 4000 people reportedly detained since the February 1st coup. The junta leader says the army seized power because it identified fraud in last November's election that suit Cheese party. One Me and Mars Election Commission at the time, rejected the accusations. A Chinese agricultural engineer known as the father of hybrid Rice has died when Longping was 91. NPR's Emily Fang reports he helped feed the world's most populous country. Yuen is famed across China for creating a genetically modified type of rice that grows super high yields. He died of organ failure in the province of Hunan on Saturday. He's won the last two decades or so of his life working on creating more efficient and resilient types of rice. The rice he helped develop is considered crucial for China's food security goals. Chinese consumers, however, still have a high level of distrust when it comes to genetically modified crops. Emily Fang. NPR NEWS Beijing Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin delivered the commencement address at the United States Military Academy West Point today, he told the some 1000 cadets. They're graduating during exceptionally tough circumstances, but that they're prepared to take on threats from pandemics to terrorism. Austin is a West Point graduate. I'm Barbara Klein. NPR news. Support for NPR comes from NPR stations. Other contributors include Ja Rule,.

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03:04 min | 6 months ago

"willem marx" Discussed on WABE 90.1 FM

"Susan Booth and playwright Matthew Libby Talk about data their new high tech production. First the news. Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Windsor Johnston. Head of the World Health Organization, is praising the Biden administration's decision to support a temporary waiver of patents on Cove in 19 vaccines. NPR's narrate Eisenman reports more than 100 countries have come out in support of the proposal. The World Health Organization's director General Tetris Adam Capri, ASIS. Has been calling for a patent Weaver for months, arguing that it will allow more manufacturers to start producing covert vaccines for low and middle income countries that so far have gotten almost none. Proposal, which was originally made last fall by India and South Africa will still require sign off by all members of the World Trade Organization. But in a statement teacher said that the Biden administration's announcement Wednesday that it would be supporting the idea was a quote powerful example of American leadership narrate Eisenman. NPR NEWS An Italian court has sentenced to American tourists to life in prison for the murder of a police officer in 2019. NPR's Sylvia Poggioli reports the slaying was the outcome of a small time drug deal. Gone bad. There was a collective gasp in the courtroom is the jury delivered the verdict's Finnigan Lee elder 19 at the time of the crime, admitted stabbing the policeman, while his friend Gabriel Christian Atala, Hjorth, than 18 was tussling with another policeman. The court rejected their claim of acting in self defense because they thought the policemen who were not in uniform were thugs out to get them after a botched attempt to buy drugs. Prosecutors allege that elder killed the officer with a knife he had brought to Europe in which his friend helped hide. Under Italian law. An accomplice in murder can also be charged with the crime. The case shook Italy, which mourn the murdered policeman as a national hero. The Americans have a right to two appeals before the sentence becomes definitive. Sylvia Poggioli NPR NEWS Rome Secretary of State, Antony Blinken says the Biden administration has already demonstrated a seriousness of purpose in reference to US plans to resume its participation in the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. Willem Marx reports from London simply. Mencken said the Biden administration was prepared to resume cooperation with Iran under the framework of the 2015 nuclear agreement if the Iranians returned to full compliance with the terms of the deal. In that interview with the BBC. He said the U. S. Was not yet certain that Iran was prepared to make the same decision on to move forward. Felon Marks reporting, Florida Governor Ron De Santis has signed into law legislation that limits access to absentee ballots and adds new hurdles to the.

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"For the United States. I'm Steve Inskeep, and I'm no. Well king coming up. We meet one of the perpetrators A woman who works as an extortionist for M S. 13 Republicans in Wyoming one Congresswoman Liz Cheney to stop criticizing President Trump for his role in the January 6th insurrection. She won't so her fellow Republicans in Congress are trying to force her out of a party leadership role, and Rome's Coliseum gets a restoration. It's Thursday, May six. Meek mill is 34 today, and the news is next. Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Windsor Johnston. Head of the World Health Organization, is praising the Biden administration's decision to support a temporary waiver of patents on Cove in 19 vaccines. NPR's narrate Eisenman reports more than 100 countries have come out in support of the proposal. The World Health Organization's director general Tetris Adam Godfrey. ASIS has been calling for a patent waiver for months, arguing that it will allow more manufacturers to start producing covert vaccines for low and middle income countries that so far have gotten almost none. Proposal, which was originally made last fall by India and South Africa will still require sign off by all members of the World Trade Organization. But in a statement teacher said that the Biden administration's announcement Wednesday that it would be supporting the idea was a quote powerful example of American leadership narrate Eisenman. NPR NEWS An Italian court has sentenced to American tourists to life in prison for the murder of a police officer in 2019. NPR's Sylvia Poggioli reports the slaying was the outcome of a small time drug deal. Gone bad. There was a collective gasp in the courtroom is the jury delivered the verdict's Finnigan Lee elder 19 at the time of the crime, admitted stabbing the policeman, while his friend Gabriel Christian Natalia Hjorth, than 18 was tussling with another policeman. The court rejected their claim of acting in self defense because they thought the policemen who were not in uniform were thugs out to get them after a botched attempt to buy drugs. Prosecutors allege that elder killed the officer with a knife he had brought to Europe in which his friend helped hide. Under Italian law. An accomplice in murder can also be charged with the crime. The case shook Italy, which mourned the murdered policeman as a national hero. The Americans have a right to two appeals before the sentence becomes definitive. Sylvia Poggioli NPR NEWS Rome Secretary of State, Antony Blinken says the Biden administration has already demonstrated a seriousness of purpose in reference to US plans to resume its participation in the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. Willem Marx reports from London simply. Mencken said the Biden administration was prepared to resume cooperation with Iran under the framework of the 2015 nuclear agreement if the Iranians returned to full compliance with the terms of the deal. In an interview with the BBC. He said the U. S. Was not yet certain that Iran was prepared to make the same decision on to move forward. Villa Marks reporting, Florida Governor Ron De Santis has signed into law legislation that limits access to absentee ballots and adds new hurdles to the.

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"Kind of violence is causing some people to flee Honduras for the United States? I'm Steve Inskeep. And I'm no Will King coming up? We meet one of the perpetrators A woman who works as an extortionist for M s 13. Republicans in Wyoming. One congresswoman list Cheney to stop criticizing President Trump for his role in the January 6th insurrection. She won't so her fellow Republicans in Congress are trying to force her out of a party leadership role, and Rome's Coliseum gets a restoration. It's Thursday, May six Meek mill is 34 today. And the news is next. Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Windsor Johnston. The Biden administration says it supports waving intellectual property protections for Cove in 19 vaccines, NPR Sidney Lumpkin reports that would allow more manufacturers to produce the shots. So this is a proposed waiver of parts of a 1995 global intellectual property agreement through the World Trade Organization. There are few things in there, but the most important thing is that it would allow other countries. To jump in on the vaccine patents, allowing them to start making vaccines on their own without waiting for companies like Fizer and Johnson and Johnson to supply them. NPR's Cindy Luck in reporting President Biden will travel to Louisiana today he'll visit Lake Charles to make another push for his massive infrastructure and jobs plan. Aydin is scheduled to tour a water plant to highlight projects to rebuild the nation's bridges, highways and other critical infrastructure. A federal judge on Wednesday struck down a moratorium on evictions. But then, after an appeal, she put her ruling on hold. The CDC issued the moratorium last year to prevent people from getting evicted during the Corona virus pandemic. MPR's Chris Arnold has more on the case that was filed by the Alabama Association of Realtors. It's clear that the CDC has the ability to order certain things to prevent the spread of disease, especially in times like this, but The judge that here the CDC overreached. There have been conflicting decisions. Other judges have come to other conclusions with the bottom line and all this is that this decision or this ruling goes far beyond any of the others. Had on its face. It would strike down this eviction moratorium nationwide. NPR's Chris Arnold reporting. Secretary of State Antony Blinken says the new Biden administration has already demonstrated a seriousness of purpose in reference to US plans to resume its participation in the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. Willem Marx reports from London secretary Blinken said the United States would return to the joint comprehensive Plan of Action. The Iran deals formal name under compliance for compliance terms. In short of Iran start to its side of the bargain so with Washington But after meetings with top diplomats from other G seven nations in the British capital, Blinken told the BBC interviewer that the U. S administration did not yet know whether Iran is prepared to make the same decision and to move forward. He said Teams from both countries will resume in direct discussions in Vienna in the coming days. And he added that any decision by the British government to transfer funds to Tehran for detainee swap for any other reason would be a sovereign decision for the United Kingdom. NPR news. I'm gonna marks in London The Labor Department says new claims for unemployment fell last week to just below a half million. You're listening to NPR news in Washington. With W. ABC News in Atlanta. Good morning. I'm Lisa Reum Governor Brian Kim is bashing the Atlanta mares. Latest public safety initiatives to reduce violent crime, including a new committee to focus on curbing homicides across the city. Bottoms is also calling for lawmakers to strengthen gun background checks and to pass the statewide assault weapons ban. Kim told reporters yesterday. The bottoms push for stricter gun laws won't fix the city's problems. Woman That's ridiculous..

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KQED Radio

05:00 min | 6 months ago

"willem marx" Discussed on KQED Radio

"To stop criticizing President Trump for his role in the January 6th insurrection. She won't so her fellow Republicans in Congress are trying to force her out of a party leadership role, and Rome's Coliseum gets a restoration. It's Thursday, May six. Meek mill is 34 today, and the news is next. Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Windsor Johnston. The Biden administration says it supports waving intellectual property protections for Coben. 19 vaccines, NPR Sidney Lumpkin reports that would allow more manufacturers to produce the shots. So this is a proposed waiver of parts of a 1995 global intellectual property agreement through the World Trade Organization. There are a few things in there. But the most important thing is that it would allow other countries to jump in on the vaccine patents, allowing them to start making vaccines on their own without waiting for companies like Fizer and Johnson and Johnson to supply them. NPR's Cindy Lufkin reporting President Biden will travel to Louisiana today will visit Lake Charles to make another push for his massive infrastructure and jobs plan. Aydin is scheduled to tour a water plant to highlight projects to rebuild the nation's bridges, highways and other critical infrastructure. A federal judge on Wednesdays struck down a moratorium on evictions. But then, after an appeal, she put her ruling on hold. The CDC issued the moratorium last year to prevent people from getting evicted during the Corona virus pandemic. MPR's Chris Arnold has more on the case that was filed by the Alabama Association of Realtors. It's clear that the CDC has the ability Order certain things to prevent the spread of disease, especially in times like this, But the judge that here the CDC overreached. There have been conflicting decisions. Other judges have come to other conclusions with the bottom line and all this is that this Decision or this ruling goes far beyond any of the others, and on its face, it would strike down this eviction moratorium nationwide. NPR's Chris Arnold reporting. Secretary of State Antony Blinken says the new Biden administration has already demonstrated a seriousness of purpose in reference to US plans to resume its participation in the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. Willem Marx reports from London secretary Blinken said the United States would return to the joint comprehensive Plan of Action. The Iran deals formal name under compliance for compliance terms. In short of Iran start to its side of the bargain so with Washington But after meetings with top diplomats from other G seven nations in the British capital, Lincoln told the BBC interviewer that the U. S administration did not yet know whether Iran is prepared to make the same decision and to move forward. He said Teams from both countries will resume in direct discussions in Vienna in the coming days. And he added that any decision by the British government to transfer funds to Tehran for detainee swap for any other reason would be a sovereign decision for the United Kingdom. NPR News I'm Villa marks in London The Labor Department says new claims for unemployment fell last week to just below a half million. You're listening to NPR news in Washington Lie from KQED News. I'm Brian What in Oakland Prosecutors say they expect to announce they're charging decision today against the man arrested for allegedly stabbing two Asian American senior citizens in San Francisco earlier this week. KQED is Julie Chang reports. Around five P.m.. Tuesday, SFPD officers responded to a double stabbing at a bus stop near the Powell ST Bart Station. Ah, couple of hours later, police arrested 54 year old Patrick Thompson. Thompson has been charged with attempted murder and elder abuse, and police are investigating the attack as a potential hate crime. The two survivors, both women are stable and recovering in the hospital. That's according to Supervisor Matt Haney. He represents a district in which the attack took place and says such violence has larger impacts on the city. If people don't feel safe to go outside on a busy street in the middle of the day Our city. It's small businesses. It's general quality of life is deeply deeply deeply damaged. Haney says more needs to be done at every level from city departments to the criminal justice system on Julie Chang, kick you the news. Google says it expects about 20% of its employees to keep working remotely after its offices reopen this fall. The Mountain View based company says some 60% will work a hybrid schedule that includes about three days in the office in two days wherever they work best. The remaining staff can change their location to a different Google office. The policy, announced yesterday relaxes the company stricter earlier stance. Most of Google's 135,000 employees can continue to work from home through this September..

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NEWS 88.7

03:57 min | 6 months ago

"willem marx" Discussed on NEWS 88.7

"Every break in the world to the folks who need it the least It's time to grow the economy from the bottom up in the middle out buying says he doesn't want to punish anyone but that everyone should pitch in. At the top 1% of Americans can and should pay more Franco or Dona as NPR news citizens of both the United States and United Kingdom. Remain inside Iranian prisons. Their futures were discussed during talks between both countries, top diplomats in London Willem Marx, reports said Cruz ST Antony Blinken said it was incumbent on Iran to release those held arbitrarily after talks with his British counterpart, Dominic Raab. This followed a series of media reports this weekend about the possibility of detainees swaps reports, Blinken said. We're not accurate and if the U. S and Iran recently started in direct negotiations on the 2015 nuclear deal He said he had no higher priority than bringing arbitrarily descent hostage is home to the United States. But the countries like the U. S and U K needed to make it to norm that such behavior was simply unacceptable. Could not in the future occur with impunity for NPR news. I'm gonna marks in London. Verizon is spinning off Yahoo and AOL well to the private equity firm Apollo, NPR's David Ger reports. It's a deal valued at about $5 Billion, A well in ya, who are two of the oldest brands on the Internet, and both have been overtaken by nimbler tech companies like Google. But Apollo sees value in Yahoo's audience, which is sizable and skews young. Yahoo says it's grown by double digits in the last two quarters. Verizon bought a well in 2015 and Yahoo a couple years later. I hope the acquisitions would help it compete with Facebook and Google on ads. Verizon had been getting rid of some of its media properties last year selling Huffpost to Buzzfeed. This deal marks the end of the telecom companies foray into media. David Gra. NPR NEWS New York Wall Street The Dow closed up to 38. This is NPR Vie from news 88 7 in Houston. I'm gave it to water. A bill that could override Harris County's misdemeanor bail reform is one step closer to becoming law. The governor had declared the issue an emergency item. Government reporter Rangers, Schneider says the measure passed with what appeared to be widespread bipartisan support. House Bill 20, also known as the Damon Allen Act, passed the House on a voice vote with amendments by a number of Democratic members. Republican representative and rumor of Junction is the bill's author. At the end of the day, our policy goal could be distilled down to a basic premise that it is important to better assess defendants to ensure that those arrested for violent crimes And having violent criminal offense. Violent criminal backgrounds don't easily make bond and end up right back in our communities. At the same time, ER said, it's important to ensure low risk and first time offenders receive the least restrictive means of a bond that can get them back to their jobs and families. Critics of H B 20 argued that the bill would potentially put Harris County in the position of having to violate either the new state law or the federal court order that set up the county's misdemeanor bail reforms. I'm Andrew Schneider in Houston. Harris County residents getting vaccines and energy part cannot choose between the J and J. R. Fizer shots. Jennifer Conger with Harris County Public Health says the option to choose makes a vaccination process more convenient. It's important to have Jang Jae back into the mix of vaccines because it is the one dose shot. And for those that can't come for their second dose or find it more difficult to take time to get to different. This is it the vaccine. This is a great option for them. This marks of return to the J and J vaccine for Harris County. That's after distribution was temporarily paused in early April. It was polished after the shot was linked to reports of a rare blood clot disorder. And for more on the coronavirus.

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00:59 min | 6 months ago

Preparations Underway for Prince Philip's Funeral

"As detailed plans for the funeral of Prince Philip emerge. A remembrance service at Canterbury Cathedral this morning gave the British public a chance to mourn his death and remember his life. Willem Marx. Reports from London. Choral music and Prayers were presided over by Britain's most senior clergyman, the archbishop of Canterbury Sunday morning, who described the Duke of Edinburgh remarkable willingness to take the hand. He was dealt in life and straightforwardly to follow its call. Philip Ceremonial funeral next weekend will be televised with his body carried in a procession from Windsor Castle to send George's chapel in a modified Land Rover vehicle. He himself designed alongside a military gun salutes in line with government covert restrictions to 30. Mourners will end to the chapel and Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he will not participate to alarm or the Duke's close family members to attend. For NPR news. I'm gonna marks in London.

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