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Merrick Garland pledges to pursue equal justice if confirmed as attorney general
"Confirmation hearings for President Biden's nominee for attorney general are underway this hour on Capitol Hill. NPR's Windsor Johnson reports. Judge Merrick Garland Open his testimony by Pledging to restore integrity within the Justice Department after years of turmoil. In his opening statement, Judge Garland stress that the role of the attorney general is to serve the rule of law and to ensure equal justice under the law. Speaking before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Garland also pledged to combat the resurgence of domestic terrorism and hate crimes. We must do everything in the power of the Justice Department to prevent This kind of interference with the policies of American Democratic institutions, and I plan to do everything in my power to ensure that we are protected, Arlen says. If confirmed, he would supervise the prosecution of white supremacists and others who stormed the capital building on January 6th, calling the riot a heinous attack. Windsor
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"I'm Audie Cornish. And I'm Mary Louise Kelly had this hour of the fight continues to get communities of color access to covert vaccines. But not all cities track racial and ethnic data moving around blindly trying to make decisions around where to send back scenes without having information. That's what kills communities who are not centered also, how raising the federal minimum wage could affect small business owners. Am I going to raise my prices or do I take the hit and I already don't make any money and for the first time a female referee at the Super Bowl first the news Live from NPR news. I'm Jack Spear. The House has voted to remove Republican Congress woman, Marjorie Taylor Greene from her committee assignments, MPR's Windsor Johnson reports. The bipartisan rebuke comes just hours after Green try to recant a series of controversial comments she made before she took office. 11, Republicans joined Democrats in voting to remove green from the House education and Budget committees. The move comes after the chamber's top Republican, refused to take disciplinary action against her. Just before the vote. Green tried to distance herself from her past comments that suggested school shootings were staged and from her endorsement of conspiracy theories, But she did not directly apologize. MPR's Windsor Johnston Democrats in Congress are putting pressure on President Biden to cancel up to $50,000 in student debt loan debt per person urging the president to make it happen through executive action More from NPR's Listen ad warning. The president and his pick for Education Secretary Miguel Cardona are both supportive of student loan forgiveness. The question is how much to forgive and how to do it. Democratic lawmakers signaled their support to use a provision in the higher education Act that allows the president to direct the education secretary to do this. Your Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer. There's very little That the president could do with the flick of a pen that would boost our economy more.
Marjorie Taylor Greene Loses House Committee Assignments
"News. I'm Jack Spear. The House has voted to remove Republican Congress woman, Marjorie Taylor Greene from her committee assignments, MPR's Windsor Johnson reports. The bipartisan rebuke comes just hours after Green try to recant a series of controversial comments she made before she took office. 11, Republicans joined Democrats in voting to remove green from the House education and Budget committees. The move comes after the chamber's top Republican, refused to take disciplinary action against her. Just before the vote. Green tried to distance herself from her past comments that suggested school shootings were staged and from her endorsement of conspiracy theories, But she did not
DHS issues national terrorism alert for domestic extremists
"Security has issued an alert warning of the potential for further violence by domestic extremist groups. NPR's Windsor, Johnson tells us Bulletin comes in the wake of the violent insurrection by pro Trump extremists at the U. S Capitol building earlier this month. DHS alert warns that anger fueled by false narratives, especially claims about the election could lead domestic extremist groups to carry out additional attacks in the coming weeks. Officials also warned that these groups maybe emboldened by the breach of the Capitol building to quote target elected officials and the government facilities. The department says it doesn't have evidence of a specific threat. But continues to monitor online chatter and tips reported by the public. MPR's
Biden admin plans to overhaul government's approach to violent domestic extremism
"Domestic extremist groups, which it calls a serious and growing national security threat. NPR's Windsor Johnson reports steps include an investigation by the U. S intelligence community. The administration says it will compile a comprehensive threat assessment coordinated with the FBI and Department of Homeland Security on domestic violent extremism. White House press secretary Jen Psaki says the administration will develop policies and strategies that are based on facts and objective analysis. The January 6th assault on the Capitol and the tragic deaths and destruction that occurred underscored What we have long known the rise of domestic violent extremism is a serious and growing national security threat. Federal authorities continue to monitor threats of potential violence from extremists groups after thousands of pro trump writers breached the capital earlier this month. Winter Johnston. NPR NEWS Washington
McConnell seeks to push impeachment trial to February
"Jack Spear. The impeachment trial of former President Trump remains in limbo. A Senate leaders work out the details of a power sharing agreement in the evenly split chamber. NPR's Windsor Johnson reports. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has yet to commit to a timeline for sending the case to the Senate. Speaker Pelosi once again condemned the former president for his role in instigating a mob of supporters to violently attack. The capital building policy says it's the duty of Congress to follow through with the impeachment process. Even though Trump is no longer in office. That's a responsibility to uphold the integrity of the Congress of the United States. That's our responsibility. And just because he's now gone. Thank God you don't say to a president do whatever you want. In the last months of your administration, you're gonna get a jet out of jail card free. Pelosi also warned of consequences for any House member found to be complicity in the attack. Windsor Johnston. NPR NEWS Washington President Biden as part of his effort hit
Biden unveils plan to speed US COVID-19 vaccine rollout
"His plan to speed up vaccine distribution in the United States, NPR's Windsor Johnson reports. Violence proposal comes a day after he called the current roll out a dismal failure. Biden says his incoming administration will use the Defense Production act to maximize manufacturer of vaccines and better coordinate with states to speed up the distribution of the shots. He also says states should move to vaccinate frontline workers and people 65 older. Right, and added that the nation remains in a dark winter, with infection rates of 30% and the daily death toll averaging between three and 4000. MPR's Windsor Johnston. Researchers at Johns
Joe Biden condemns Trump supporters storming Washington, DC's Capitol
"Joe Biden is calling yesterday's attack on the U. S. Capitol building an unprecedented assault on the nation's democracy. He describes the people who ransacked the capital in anger over his election defeat of Donald Trump quote a riotous mob insurrectionist domestic terrorists. As NPR's Windsor Johnson reports. Biden says President Donald Trump is to blame. President elect Biden is accusing Trump of using tactics long used by autocrats and dictators all over the world to hold onto power by then also condemn the pro trump rioters who stormed the capital as domestic terrorists. What we witnessed yesterday was not descent. Was not disorder. It was not protest. It was chaos. They weren't protesters don't dare call them protesters. They were a riotous mob. Biden said The siege on the capital was predictable, given Trump's repeated attacks on institutions of democracy, including the free press.
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"Laxmi saying We will never give up. We will never concede. President. Trump, Addressing a rally moments ago to reverse his election law says a joint session of Congress meets to certify the electoral college votes. Affirming Joe Biden's win. He appeared to dare Republican lawmakers to getting what he wants, suggesting those who fail him Our week lawmakers are meeting this hour. NPR's Kelsey Snell reports a group of Republican senators Plans to object and force longer debate on election security. Some Senate Republicans plan to join with more than 100 House Republicans to object to the results from some states, beginning with Arizona. Texas Senator Ted Cruz is leading the Senate group and is expected to focus his remarks on setting up an electoral commission to hear claims of voter fraud. Roughly two dozen other GOP senators say they oppose that plan and will vote with Democrats to confirm the electors. Democrats say they will vote to uphold the historical and constitutional role of Congress to affirm the will of voters in the states. Process could drag on late into the night if Republicans object to the results from several states. Kelsey Snell NPR NEWS Washington In Georgia control, the U. S. Senate hangs in the balance. Democrats need to win both races to effectively take control of the chamber. The GOP's hoping to hold the line with one Associated Press has called the race for Democrat Raphael Warnock but is yet not John Aasif, even though he has declared victory Here's NPR's Sarah McCammon. Speaking over Social media, Democrat John Asaf thanked supporters and promise to work urgently to respond to the effects of the Corona virus pandemic. Let's unite now to beat this virus and rush economic relief to the people of our state and to the American people. Republican David Perdue has not conceded earlier, the produce campaign released a statement calling the election exceptionally close and calling for time and transparency in determining a winner. Meanwhile, Democrat Raphael Warren Knox victory over Republican Senator Kelly Leffler will make him the first black senator from Georgia. Second win for Democrats would give Vice President elect Kamila Harris the tie breaking vote in the Senate. Sarah McCammon. NPR NEWS Atlanta MPR's Windsor Johnson reports. Joe Biden specifically attributes the work in Georgia to two women. He calls a twin powers of the state, one of former gubernatorial candidate, the other the mayor of Atlanta in a statement. Fighting credits Georgia Democrats Stacey Abrams and Keisha Lance bottoms with laying the groundwork to encourage voter turnout. Both in the presidential race and in Thies Senate run offs bite and also says he looks forward to working with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and possibly a new Senate majority leader to advance his legislative agenda. Democratic sweep in Georgia would split the Senate evenly for the first time since 2001. That's NPR's Windsor Johnson reporting the Dow is up nearly 600 points..
McConnell Blocks Vote on $2,000 Checks Despite G.O.P. Pressure
"That would more than triple the amount of coronavirus relief checks has hit a dead end in the Republican controlled Senate. NPR's Windsor Johnson reports. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell continues to block the House passed measure. McConnell once again blocked a vote on the measure, slamming the $2000 checks as socialism for rich people. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer accused McConnell of turning his back on the millions of Americans struggling during the pandemic. I hope every American who has their water or heat or electricity shut off. Or had to choose which meal to skip on a given day. I hope they all heard the reason they will not receive $2000 checks is because leader McConnell thinks it could wind up in the hands of quote Democrats rich friends. McConnell has paired the measure for hire stimulus checks with legislation that Democrats don't support essentially quashing the effort.
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"Live from NPR news. I'm Laxmi saying In another historic moment, former Mayor Pete Booty judge stands to become the first openly gay person to serve as transportation secretary, informally accepting President elect Joe Biden's offer to join the incoming Cabinet. What a judge reflected on the personal meaning of this moment. Travel in my mind is synonymous with growth with adventure, even love so much so that I proposed to my husband chest and in an airport terminal. Don't let anybody tell you that O'Hare Isn't romantic. Today's announcement was embraced by LGBT Q rights advocates, union officials and transportation industry leaders put a judge still faces confirmation in the Senate, which won't find out until after next month's run offs in Georgia, whether it remains under the control of Republicans or flips to Democrats. The Trump Administration's former cyber security chief, is testifying before a Senate committee today. NPR's Windsor Johnson reports Christopher Krebs, who was fired by President Trump last month. Is testifying before a Republican led panel investigating President Trump's baseless claims of voter fraud in last month's election. The hearing follows a string of federal and state court rulings rejecting Trump's claims of widespread voter fraud. It also comes in the wake of Monday's electoral college vote, confirming Joe Biden's victory. Testifying before the Senate Homeland Security Committee, Christopher Krebs reiterated that the 2020 elections were secure while elections or sometimes messy. This was a secure election. That I have no doubt. The GOP led committee is also hearing from Trump campaign attorneys who are still trying to overturn the results. Democrats and some Republicans on the panel say the only purpose of the hearing is to stir up additional controversy. Windsor Johnston. NPR NEWS Washington The first big batch of coded 19 vaccines is arriving in Pennsylvania just as the region braces for a massive winter storm. Millions of people already getting snow from member station W L v. R in Bethlehem, Gen Re Hill has more The storm could dump up to 2 Ft of snow in parts of.
Biden delivers remarks on electoral college vote certification
"President elect Joe Biden is scheduled to address the nation later this hour. NPR's Windsor, Johnson reports. His remarks come after members of the Electoral College cast their ballots stay in his favor. Pushing Biden past the 270 threshold to win the White House. The Biden transition team says Tonight's address will focus on the electoral college vote certification and the strength and resilience of the nation's democracy. Members of the Electoral College in all, 50 States and the District of Columbia are wrapping up today's vote or formality that has taken on added importance this year because of President Trump's refusal to concede the race. The president has also lost a string of lawsuits challenging the election, including a Supreme Court case that sought to extend today's deadline for the Electoral College to meet and block elections in key swing states
FDA says it will work "rapidly" to issue emergency use authorization for Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine
"Live from NPR news. I'm Laxmi, saying the Food and Drug Administration is on track to authorize a first vaccine for the Corona virus in the United States for emergency use. NPR's Windsor Johnson reports. The last step in the authorization process comes a day after an FDA advisory panel voted to recommend proceeding with rolling out the vaccine. The FDA says it's rapidly working toward emergency use authorization of the vaccine developed by Fizer and its German partner by on tech. Dr Paul Off it, director of the Vaccine Education Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, says the shots will be a game changer. This vaccine. I think it's going to be a powerful tool and stopping the spread of this virus. We now have an administration that is embracing science. It's embracing another powerful tool we have which is masking and social distancing, and I think those two things together make me see the light at the end of the tunnel, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Cesar says once it's authorized people could
House poised to vote on stopgap spending measure to avoid shutdown
"Is working toward a Friday deadline to reach an agreement on a spending plan to avert a government shutdown. MPR's Windsor Johnson reports, congressional leaders are discussing plans to attach the next coronavirus relief bill to the measure. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have been discussing a roughly $900 billion bipartisan measure that includes extra weekly unemployment benefits and a second round of subsidies to businesses struggling amid the pandemic. Measure, however, does not include another round of direct payments for families, and some Democrats say they won't support the measure without it. The bipartisan bill has gained support from President elect Joe Biden, who calls it a starting point for additional federal aid. If lawmakers failed to reach an agreement, millions of Americans could lose their jobless benefits by the end of the year.
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"We're approaching this with size and the speed and the scale and the urgency unlike anything we've ever done before and will remember a journalist to open doors for women in news, Betsy Wade now the news Live from NPR NEWS. I'm Jack Spear. President elect Joe Biden says the latest jobs report reinforces the urgent need for Congress to pass the next round of coronavirus relief funding. NPR's Windsor Johnson reports the economy added 245,000 jobs in November, far fewer than economists had been expecting. President elect Biden says the latest report from the Labor Department shows an economy that is stalling. He also says it's a sign that Americans are starting to lose. Hope is deeply troubling that last month's drop in overall unemployment was driven by people who are dropping out of the job market not because more people were being hired. Dropping out of the job market altogether. Fighting warned that the economic crisis will only get worse of Congress doesn't act quickly to pass another relief measure. Congressional Democrats and Republicans proposed bipartisan bill this week that includes extra weekly unemployment benefits, which expired for millions of Americans five months ago. Windsor Johnston. NPR News As debate continues over a scaled down $908 billion coronavirus relief measure, it's far from clear whether lawmakers will be able to put aside their differences and approved the bill with time running out. Congress is set to adjourn for the year and leave town next week. In an interview with NPR, Louisiana Republican Senator Bill Cassidy said the proposal has some provisions that Republicans like I think what we're seeing now is people are or if you will migrating to our bill because they realize it is a bipartisan bill. In both chambers. It can pass, and it balances the concerns of both delicately. But it does balance and we can bring relief to the American people go. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is so far given no indication he'll support the bill, calling it at one point a blue state bailout..
Governors to decide who gets vaccines first, health secretary says
"Services Secretary Alex Cesar is expected to meet with the nation's governors today to talk about plans to distribute Corona virus vaccine once it becomes available. NPR's Windsor Johnson reports, the U. S. Is preparing to roll out the first doses in the coming weeks. Secretary A czar tells CBS News that he and Vice President Mike Pence will speak to the nation's governors to discuss the vaccines and which groups of people should be prioritized to get them. First people in nursing homes the most vulnerable be thinking healthcare workers who are on the front lines of most interacting with suspected covert cases. As the first tranches of people that will try to get vaccinated. A czar says the first to Corona virus vaccines could be available to Americans before Christmas. Pharmaceutical giant Fizer has already filed for emergency use authorization from the FDA. Another developer. Madonna is expected to file today. Windsor Johnston NPR news. Then there's the
Biden attorneys: Trump, allies cannot overturn Biden victory
"Elect Joe Biden say. The Trump campaign has no chance of overturning the results of the election didn't work in Georgia and Trump's trying in Michigan, where to state lawmakers were invited to the White House today. NPR's Windsor Johnson reports, the administration continues to push baseless claims of voter fraud and rigged election while blocking the transition process. In a post election legal briefing by then, Attorney Bob Bauer says President Trump and his allies are ripping away at the fabric of American democracy by refusing to accept the outcome of the election, But Donald Trump has done It is continuing to do is to denigrate and defame and deride this entire process and two alleged to the American public that what they know in their hearts is not true is somehow true and that the election was somehow illegitimate Power says the Constitution and federal law do not permit state legislators to subvert the will of the voters. His remarks come as the Trump campaign continues to pursue legal challenges and a number of swing states but have so far failed. Windsor Johnston. NPR news a rare public
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"Live from NPR news. I'm Lakshmi saying the heads of Twitter and Facebook or telling members of Congress about their expensive campaigns to head off disinformation around the election. President Trump and his Republican allies on the Senate Judiciary Panel Questioning Jack Dorsey and Mark Second work today accused major social media platforms of Muslim conservative opinions. But Democrats, including Senator Richard Blumenthal, Argue those very sites provided Trump with a major platform to spread misinformation and lies about the integrity of the election process Long before Joe Biden won the election. President has used this megaphone to spread vicious falsehoods. In an apparent attempt to overturn the will of voters. But President Trump is directing his frequently changing legal team to keep fighting the election results in court. An effort that has so far not gone well for him. NPR's Windsor Johnson reports. A judge in Pennsylvania is scheduled to hear arguments in a lawsuit the Trump campaign filed to block the state from certifying its final vote count. The district judge in the case denied the Trump campaign's request for a delay on Monday, ordering both sides to show up today and be prepared for argument and questioning. Lawyers for the president continue to claim without evidence that election procedures were not uniformed across the state. But state election officials from both political parties say there's no evidence of widespread voter fraud. NPR's Windsor Johnson reporting This is NPR news from KCRW. I'm Cherry Glaser. With this local news Update. Coben 19 cases air surging again across California, including in L. A county and health officials are sounding the alarm. They say a new stay at home order is not on the table right now. But if the virus doesn't get under control, there could be new restrictions. L a county public health director, Barbara Ferrer says Eli's oldest residents are getting hit the hardest, but they aren't the ones causing the spike. Young people are spreading the virus with disastrous results for our elderly. Counties adjusted case rate has almost doubled since last week. With Thanksgiving just around the corner. There is concerned the spread could increase to disastrous levels, and officials are calling on everyone to buckle down. Now we ask you to take the following immediate actions. We think your holiday plans and cancel any plans for travel outside the region in the coming weeks. Even with the typical weekend reporting lag L. A County reported about 2800 New Covic cases yesterday.
Cuomo may sue Trump administration over vaccine distribution
"New York governor Andrew Cuomo is threatening to sue the Trump administration if it does not adopt a more equitable plan to distribute a vaccine for Corona virus. NPR's Windsor Johnson reports. The governor says the president's current proposal could result in unequal distribution to some communities of color. Governor Cuomo says President Trump's plan to distribute the vaccine through private companies would mean that lower income communities would not have access to it. He thinks he's going to have drug stores deliver it in hospitals delivery. I'll tell you what that's going to do that's going to leave at the black and Brown community. Cuomo says Residents from low income communities have higher Corona virus infection rates, highlighting the disproportionate impact of the virus on people of color. President Trump on Friday criticized Cuomo's plan calling for an independent panel to review any vaccine before it's distributed in New York State.
Donald Trump continues to say that US Election 2020 was `stolen`
"Republicans are expressing frustration over President Trump's refusal to concede the election to Joe Biden. NPR's Windsor Johnson reports, The Trump campaign continues to claim without evidence that Democrats stole the election lawsuits, citing voter irregularities are pending in numerous states that Trump lost, including Pennsylvania state that pushed Biden over the top in the number of electoral votes he needed to win. Speaking on CNN, Republican Philadelphia City Commissioner Al Schmid said he's seen no evidence of fraud. People should be mindful that there are Bad actors who are lying to them. They need to turn to people that they trust and not nonsense Included in lawsuits. The Trump campaign is seeking to block Pennsylvania from certifying it's election results due to the use of mail in ballots. State Democrats and some Republicans called the suit meritless. Windsor Johnston.
Joe Biden takes the lead in Pennsylvania
"Down to Pennsylvania for Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. NPR's Windsor Johnson reports the former vice president's lead their over President Trump continues to widen as the vote count is talent in two of the state's largest democratic strongholds. The latest results from the Philadelphia and Pittsburgh regions have given Biden as slight lead over President Trump. But election officials say the roughly 40,000 votes remaining could take a few more days to count and are urging voters to remain patient. In the meantime, the Trump campaign continues to accuse Philadelphia and other largely Democratic cities of rigging thie election, vowing to pursue every legal avenue to ensure full transparency. NPR's Windsor Johnston Trump Tweeted
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"I'm Laxmi saying President Trump and former vice president Biden was still in a dead heat in a handful of states where votes are still being processed. This hour. The Republican is still ahead in North Carolina 50.1% of Biden's 48.7 million ballots postmarked Election Day have until November 12 to get to election officials in that state. A Democrat currently leads in the rest of the battle grounds in Nevada. The AP has Biden at 49.7% Trump at 48.1. Most mail ballots remain outstanding in Clark County, home to the Democratic stronghold of Las Vegas. Buns lead in Arizona has narrowed as tallies are updated in Maricopa County, where Phoenix is traditionally Republican in Georgia. The margin of Biden's lead over Trump is so small officials are getting ready for a recount. Then there's 20 electoral votes at stake in Pennsylvania. NPR's Windsor Johnson reports. Biden's lead in that state is growing as the vote count is tallied in two of the state's largest democratic strongholds. Biden is in a stronger position to win the presidency as results continue to trickle in from the Pittsburgh and Philadelphia regions based on the state's Thie Associated Press is called Pennsylvania's 20 electoral votes would push Biden beyond to 70. Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney is urging the city to remain patient. As all the ballots are counted this week, the eyes of the nation in the world were here in Philadelphia. I'm proud to say the Philadelphia showed up. They mailed imbalance amidst an unprecedented conditions. In a statement, the Trump campaign without evidence, claimed numerous irregularities and accused Pennsylvania election officials of a lack of transparency at the polls. Windsor Johnston. NPR NEWS PHILADELPHIA Today. President Trump said his campaign would pursue all legal avenues to ensure quote full transparency into vote counting and election certification. The historic election aside, Congress has yet to reach a deal that gets financial relief to millions of Americans suffering under a rapidly growing Corona virus pandemic. Here's House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. The imperative to air could not be greater over 9.5 million nearly nine million people infected. Nearly a quarter million deaths and tens of millions on unemployment again. I'm calling on the administration to come back through the table. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is still holding out for a bill with a far smaller price tag than what the Democrats have been demanding. I do think we need another one. I think it reinforces the argument that I've been making the last few months. That's something smaller rather than throwing. Another $3. Trillion at this issue is more appropriate. You're listening to NPR news and support for NPR comes from the National Endowment for the Arts, the federal agency that supports.
Biden Takes Lead In Pennsylvania, Georgia
"President Trump and former vice president Biden was still in a dead heat in a handful of states where votes are still being processed. This hour. The Republican is still ahead in North Carolina 50.1% of Biden's 48.7 million ballots postmarked Election Day have until November 12 to get to election officials in that state. A Democrat currently leads in the rest of the battle grounds in Nevada. The AP has Biden at 49.7% Trump at 48.1. Most mail ballots remain outstanding in Clark County, home to the Democratic stronghold of Las Vegas. Buns lead in Arizona has narrowed as tallies are updated in Maricopa County, where Phoenix is traditionally Republican in Georgia. The margin of Biden's lead over Trump is so small officials are getting ready for a recount. Then there's 20 electoral votes at stake in Pennsylvania. NPR's Windsor Johnson reports. Biden's lead in that state is growing as the vote count is tallied in two of the state's largest democratic strongholds. Biden is in a stronger position to win the presidency as results continue to trickle in from the Pittsburgh and Philadelphia regions based on the state's Thie Associated Press is called Pennsylvania's 20 electoral votes would push Biden beyond to 70. Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney is urging the city to remain patient. As all the ballots are counted this week, the eyes of the nation in the world were here in Philadelphia. I'm proud to say the Philadelphia showed up. They mailed imbalance amidst an unprecedented conditions. In a statement, the Trump campaign without evidence, claimed numerous irregularities and accused Pennsylvania election officials of a lack of transparency at the
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"The antitrust lawsuit against Google and NPR sponsor could be the most significant case of its kind since the government sued Microsoft more than 20 years ago. Take talk, says it's implementing new safeguards to counter an uptick and misinformation such as unsubstantiated claims about Corona virus. Video sharing APS also banning all accounts linked to Q and on President Trump and former vice President Biden will debate one more time before election day after their last appearance together, quickly disintegrated into a shouting match. NPR's Windsor Johnson reports. The commission on Presidential Debates has decided that during portions of this week's debate in Nashville, Tennessee, a candidate's Mike will be muted. Each candidate will have two minutes to deliver uninterrupted remarks at the start of each topic before proceeding to an open debate. That part of the evening will not feature a mute button, but interruptions by either candidate will count toward their time. NPR's Windsor Johnston. This's NPR news Live from Kick you in the news. I'm Marquel Maria Dylan video from a deadly police shooting in San Francisco a week ago shows a 21 year old man running at officers with a combat knife before two officers opened Fire. Ladies Shannon Lin reports a Siri's of chaotic crimes lead up to the shooting. At around 11:25 P.m. On Saturday, October 10th witnesses called 911 to report an attempted Carjacking on market and golf Street opening cars. Ensign is still in. The caller said the man jumped on the hood of a car, pulled a woman from the vehicle and held a knife to her throat. The last in her for wind feels crying. There's the man later identified as Caesar. Antonio Vargas, then took off on foot and was caught on video trying to get into another car. Officers, Nick Delgado and Kyle Roach chased Vargas as he ran towards Mission Street Ground. Bodycam footage shows Vargas running toward the officers with a knife in his hand as they fired multiple gunshot.
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"I'm Louise Schiavone, President Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden will host competing town hall events tomorrow. NPR's Windsor Johnson reports. The candidates were originally scheduled to face off in their second presidential debate Thursday night. A second debate was canceled after President Trump objected to a virtual format announced by the commission on presidential Debates. The decision came days after Trump tested positive for the Corona virus. Two candidates will now host dueling town hall meetings. Trump in Miami on Thursday night, and Biden in Philadelphia, Florida and Pennsylvania are key swing states that both candidates are vying for in the upcoming election. NPR's Windsor Johnson about 5.2 Million Americans are barred from the polls because of their criminal record. According to a new national report from the sentencing project. Samantha Max of member station W. PLN, says Tennessee disenfranchises ah higher percentage of people with felony convictions that almost any other state. Tennessee has some of the strictest rules in the country for people who want to restore their voting rights after they're convicted of a felony. And researcher Christopher You gin with the sentencing project says restrictive state laws are keeping people from the ballot box, especially minorities, So it's utterly disappointing and frustrating that we had into this election with that level of dilution of voting power, particularly communities of color. Data is most striking. For Latino residents. Tennessee has the highest rate of disenfranchised Latino voters of any state at more than 10%, and it has the second highest rate among states for disenfranchised black voters. For NPR News. I'm Samantha Max in Nashville, Wall Street. The Dow was down 165, the NASDAQ Off 95, the S and P Down 23. This is NPR. And this is Casey AR W. On a Wednesday, October 14th on Larry Parole. Here's what's happening. Governor Newsome. Is calling on law enforcement officers to show more restraint when dealing with public protests that includes using rubber bullets and tear gas on Lee as a last resort. Yes, Casey ar w story, Glaser reports. This comes after months of demonstrations up and down the state demanding racial justice Governor Newsome says police officers should facilitate the right of protesters to demonstrate peacefully without infringing on their First Amendment rights. The governor's policy advisors have come up with recommendations for doing that, including requiring officers to turn on their body cameras during protests and minimizing the use of equipment like armored vehicles and military style helmets, which they say can escalate conflict. Something echoed by many activists, But the state's largest police union says the recommendations are unrealistic and failed to address how to keep officers safe. Meanwhile, some civil rights advocates are criticizing Newsome for vetoing some police reform bills this year, including one that would have explored alternatives to traditional law enforcement. Responding to 911 calls Casey Ar W Cherry Glaser reporting. If L. A county residents want to meet up with people from other households, they are going to have to take a page out of the NBA's book. Create a bubble today L a county health officials gave an update on how residents chametz as the state eases Corona virus restrictions to allow some multi household gatherings. It is recommended that if you do gather with two other households You do so with the same household each time, creating a quasi bubble that can reduce the risk of spreading the virus to others. It is only county public health director Barbara for rare She gave some more information on county recommendations, saying, If you do meet up with two other households, it must be outdoors. And she said attendees also have to be masked up and social district. Distancing protocols need to be met. And it should only be a one time thing for special occasions. Officials say the county transmission rate is slowly rising and there is potential for more outbreaks. They also warn people may have been exposed to the virus during protests and sports celebrations. If you attended one of these gatherings, it's very important that you stay away from other people. Especially from those at greater risk of becoming seriously ill from Cove in 19. Today, the county has announced 22 more deaths in over 1300 confirmed new cases off the virus. And a furious comeback by the Dodgers wasn't quite enough to beat the Atlanta Braves and Game two of the National League Championship Series before run rally by the team in the bottom of the knife came up short last night, the final score. 8 to 7. Game three is just getting underway. Right now. Support for NPR comes from Hub spot whose enterprise CR and platform is designed to help marketing sales and customer service teams generate leads Rosales.
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"And Diego State, But the state says the county will remain in the red tear instead of going back to purple, which has more restrictions. A new study from USC finds more than 25% of households in L. A county experienced at least one instance of food and security in the first few months of the Corona virus pandemic. Food insecurity overwhelmingly affected women, low income and unemployed residents and Latinos, But hiring from groups were also affected. And the Dodgers airhead into Major League Baseball's rejigger playoffs as the top seed in the National League. The boys in Blue clinched the club's eighth straight division title last night with a 70 to win over the Oakland A's. Meanwhile, the Lakers are going back to the drawing board after falling to the Denver Nuggets 1 14 to 1 of six last night. They're up two games to one in the Western Conference Championship. Siri's with Game four scheduled for tomorrow. Now it's an lit and mourning becomes a collective good morning and let me guess what you were watching. That would be the Dodger Game on. That was really exciting to see. So in this shortened season, you know what? I'll take it, Jerry. Oh, you bet. No question about it. Now All we need is a Dodger dog. Exactly and something good in 2020. Thank you so much. Terry. I man let good morning after news headlines will have music morning becomes eclectic. Live from NPR news. I'm Laxmi saying in hushed tones outside the U. S. Supreme Court, Mourners are filing past the flag draped casket of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Liberal lion known affectionately as RBG, two generations of fans. She had cancer, and she passed away last week at the age of 87. NPR's Windsor Johnson is outside the Supreme Court, where brief memorial service was held this morning. More than 100 of Ginsberg's former law clerks line.
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"Dealt with Hurricane Laura and a number of other storms are rushing to buy bottled water and supplies ahead of the expected arrival of the latest storm. Now he's expected to make landfall somewhere around Louisiana Southern tip early tomorrow morning and then move inland. President Trump is stepping up his attacks against mail in voting ahead of November election. NPR's Windsor Johnson reports, Trump has claimed repeatedly without evidence that voting by mail will lead to election fraud. At a campaign rally in Nevada. Over the weekend, President Trump once again made a Siri's of unsubstantiated claims that Democrats are trying to steal the election. Speaking on MSNBC, Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi fired back against those allegations. We don't agonize we organize and we tell people don't pay any attention to him because he either doesn't know what he's talking about her doesn't care that he doesn't know what he's talking about. States are grappling with the challenge of conducting elections safely during the Corona virus pandemic. Many have encouraged residents to vote by mail as infections continue to surge across the nation. Windsor Johnston. NPR NEWS Washington Federal judges struck down Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolfe's pandemic restrictions that were quiet people to stay at home placed size limits on gatherings in ordered so called non life sustaining businesses to shut down. Judge calling those restrictions unconstitutional. Federal judge signing with plaintiff's including hair salons drive in movie theaters in a farmer's market that had challenged them on Wall Street. The Dow is up 327 points. This is NPR live from news. I'm terrorist Siler Young voters are more likely to have their vote by mail ballots rejected, according to a new study in Sacramento, San Matteo and Santa Clair counties. The politics reporter Guy Marjorie has more As California prepares to mill every voter a ballot this fall. The issue of ballot rejections is a rising concern. Over the last decade, an average of 1.7% of mail ballots have been rejected, says Kim Alexander, president of the California Voter Foundation, which released the study. The problem of ballot rejection is evidence of the fact that we don't have widespread fraud because the reason we about rejection is precisely because balance that arrived too late. Don't get counted. Balance that are postmarked by election Day. Don't get counted people who forget to sign their envelopes. Those ballots don't get counted. The study found Voters under age 25 more likely to have their balance rejected in San Mateo in Santa Clara. The top reason for rejection was ballots being returned, postmarked or arriving too late. I'm gone. Mars Roddy. Greedy news Weather Forecasters say the Bay Area could start to see some gradual improvements and air quality today, but air quality in the Bay Area is expected to remain at unhealthy levels today and tomorrow. Increasing winds could start to push some of the smoke out by mid week. More smoke is expecting in the region by the weekend. A spare the air alert has been extended into Wednesday for a record 30 consecutive days in Oakland. I'm terrorist Tyler support comes from the Dolan law firm representing people affected by workplace harassment. Dolan law helps fight injustice. It is our 28th spare the air Day in a row, and we do expect them through Wednesday on both eyes, and I'm sitting in for Sandy Altos this afternoon. It is six minutes now past two o'clock. Support for the world comes from Hit water Hint is pure water infused with fruit essences, including watermelon,.
Former Trump Advisor Steve Bannon Arrested on Fraud Charges in Border Wall Fundraising Scheme
"Live from NPR news. I'm Lakshmi Singh. President Trump's former campaign adviser, Steve Bannon, has been arrested and charged with defrauding hundreds of thousands of donors is part of a fundraising campaign allegedly aimed at supporting Trump's border wall. Here's NPR's Windsor Johnston. Prosecutors in New York have charged Bannon and three others with defrauding hundreds of thousands of donors through his We build the wall fundraising campaign. The indictment accuses them of scheming to hide their misappropriation of funds by creating sham invoices and accounts to launder donations and to cover up their crimes. Prosecutors say the campaign raised more than $25 million NPR's Windsor Johnson reporting. Reacting moments ago, the president said he did not know anything about the alleged Crowdfunding scheme. Trump then said he disapproved of it and thought the project was Being done for quote, showboating reasons
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"With millions of Americans struggling, Can Congress negotiate a new round of relief? I'm Steve Inskeep, and I'm David Green ahead. The debate over Corona virus relief will question a Republican senator on the GOP planned to rollback unemployment benefits. Up to now, in this pandemic, people's power and water could not be shut off, even if they weren't paying the bills. Those protections, though, are about to expire. And Vietnam has fared so well in this pandemic, their fears that that is changing it's Thursday, July 30th the Blues guitarist Buddy Guy turns 84 years old today. The news is next. Live from NPR News on Corvin Coleman. The government has released two reports on the U. S economy in one historic number, The government says the U. S economy shrank by nearly 33% in the second quarter of this year due to the pandemic, its the worst quarterly decline ever. NPR's Scott Horsefly says the nation's economy could have been bleaker between April and June. The slowdown this spring might have been even worse. Had it not been for the trillions of dollars. The federal government pumped in the economy at a time when we had tens of millions of people suddenly thrown out of work. Wages and salaries were offset in away by those $1200 relief payments and the supplemental unemployment benefits of $600 a week. In a separate report, the Labor Department says weekly claims for unemployment rose slightly 1.4 million people saw jobless benefits last week as the pandemic deepens. Those extra federal unemployment benefits will expire tomorrow. NPR's Windsor Johnson reports There's no extension in sight because Republican and Democratic lawmakers remain far apart over a new Corona virus relief bill. Congressional Republicans and the Trump administration remain at odds on numerous issues, including additional jobless benefits that officially expire on Friday. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is accusing Republican leaders of dragging their feet. We've been asking leader McConnell to negotiate for a month, and now they're up against.
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"Dot com slash give eight hundred six hundred five two seven nine news is next live from NPR news I'm Lakshmi saying the U. S. intelligence community is debunking a conspiracy theory that corona virus was a lab created or genetically modified U. S. agency say they have turned nothing up to support that claim but they're still looking into whether the pandemic my soul stemmed from an accident at a Chinese lab in Wuhan as president trump and his aides have asserted since it was first reported in December the corona virus has infected millions of people all over the planet and claimed more than two hundred thirty two hundred thirty thousand lives the U. S. still has far more coronavirus cases than any other country New Jersey governor Phil Murphy's among the Democrats to blame that in part on president trump's failure to get the nation better prepared earlier with testing and medical supplies like ventilators Murphy has just paid a visit to the White House where he thank the administration for its recent help with ventilators how do we do on ventilators as an example where you were really in yep you needed them badly yeah we we got the I mean this is no other way to put it and I'm told that we were the number one reset state recipient of violators and this was so you know we were at the edge and this is life or death stuff and we got the and we're forever thankful for that meanwhile in New York after Andrew Cuomo is ordering that the nation's largest subway system start shutting down on a nightly basis for deep cleaning and peers Windsor Johnson explains starting next Wednesday the city's subway service will be suspended between the hours of one and five AM so each train can be disinfected.
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"From NPR news I'm Lakshmi saying congressional Democrats are rebuking president trump's decision to hold funding to the World Health Organization during a pandemic and peers Windsor Johnson reports on the backlash after the president accused the WHO's have severely mismanaging and covering up the spread of coronavirus house speaker Nancy Pelosi called trump's decision to halt funding to the WHL senseless and dangerous in a statement she also says the move is illegal and will be swiftly challenged trump on Tuesday accused the global health agency of failing to obtain that and share information about the spread of the corona virus in a timely and transparent fashion trump's accusations come despite repeated warnings from the WHL that the virus what's likely to spread globally that's NPR's Windsor Johnston reporting New York City mayor bill de Blasio is announcing a new food distribution network in his city and peers quill Lawrence tells us the mayor asked for a federal bailout of the city's economy the Blasi announced a one hundred seventy million dollar program to feed new Yorkers hit by the economic crash he said New York has lost five to ten billion dollars of revenue and last month's congressional bailout didn't help to blouse you praised first responders but also everyone feeding the city from drivers to grocery store workers remember this is not what they expected these are folks just try to make a living for the families they did not expect to be on the front lines of an international crisis but they're acting with the same resolve in the same spirit as all our other heroes the mayor said grocery stores can require customers to wear face covering to slow transmission of the corona virus quil Lawrence NPR news the non profit organization that administers the SAT is spelling out how it will make the college entrance exam available in and out of school during this pandemic from member station WGBH in Boston Kerr caravans that has details since many states have closed schools for the rest of the spring the College Board says it won't be able to administer the SAT in June instead beginning in August will offer the high stakes test every month through the end of the calendar year and if schools don't reopen this fall students will.
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"Line is from NPR news in Culver city California I'm do a holy site cal tell president trump says he accepts house speaker Nancy pulls his invitation to deliver the state of the union address on February fourth the invite comes two days after the democratic led house took the historic step voting to impeach him as in pairs Windsor Johnson reports in a letter to trample as he said her invitation comes in the spirit of respecting the constitution which calls for the president from time to time to address Congress on the state of the union the invite comes as lawmakers continue to clash over how an impeachment trial in the Senate should be structured the address is set to take place a day after the Iowa caucuses the first step in democratic voters picking and nominate to challenge trump leads and peers ones are Johnson reporting from Washington the lines of a million Syrians in mostly rebel held areas just became even more precarious today after the United Nations fifteen member security council failed to approve resolutions that would have authorized cross border aid the humanitarian aid in place since twenty fourteen was vetoed by Russia and China and peers Deborah Amos reports reactions to the Russian and Chinese vetoes have been harsh and swift the US ambassador to the U. N. Kelly Kraft said Russia's veto mocks our values and principles the UN secretary general said more than one million people receive cross border assistance each month and he said there's no alternative to that program there are four open border crossings for aid one you and draft expanded the program Russia promoted a plan to reduce it to two border crossings the Russian draft failed Russia and China vetoed the more expensive version.
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"Speaker Nancy pulls his invitation to deliver the state of the union address on February fourth the invite comes two days after the democratic led house took the historic step of voting to impeach him as in pairs Windsor Johnson reports in a letter to trample as he said her invitation comes in the spirit of respecting the constitution which calls for the president from time to time to address Congress on the state of the union the invite comes as lawmakers continue to clash over how an impeachment trial in the Senate should be structured the address is set to take place a day after the Iowa caucuses the first step in democratic voters picking and nominate to challenge trump leads and peers ones are Johnson reporting from Washington the lines of a million Syrians in mostly rebel held areas just became even more precarious today after the United Nations fifteen member security council failed to approve resolutions that would have authorized cross border aid the humanitarian aid in place since twenty fourteen was vetoed by Russia and China and peers Deborah Amos reports reactions to the Russian and Chinese vetoes have been harsh and swift the US ambassador to the U. N. Kelly Kraft said Russia's veto mocks our values and principles the UN secretary general said more than one million people receive cross border assistance each month and he said there's no alternative to that program there are four open border crossings for aid one you and draft expanded the program Russia promoted a plan to reduce it to two border crossings the Russian draft failed Russia and China vetoed the more expensive version the aid programs official mandate ends in January as the harsh winter sets in with no resolution international aid officials predict more starvation and death.
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"With the news headlines and Katie we do news all ahead next it's now a thirty live from NPR news in Washington I'm Lakshmi saying the search continues this hour for a suspected accomplice in yesterday's mass shooting at a food festival in Gilroy California the gunman behind the attack was killed moments after opening fire on the crowd killing three and injuring more than a dozen the entrance tweets over the weekend calling the city of Baltimore or rodent infested mass is wrong more backlash this time from the prominent civil rights leader Reverend al Sharpton and peers Windsor Johnson reports from escalated the feud this morning on Twitter from call chopped in a con man and accused him of hating whites and the cops Sharpton who's been critical of White House policies fired back accusing trump up attacking democratic congressman Elijah Cummings who was black and the people of Baltimore in the most bigoted and racist way Cummings is the chair of the house oversight committee which is overseeing some of the investigations into the president in a tweet on Saturday trump called Cummings of quote brutal bully the new British prime minister Boris Johnson faces a tough crowd in Scotland today and peers Joanna kisses reports Johnson is attempting to sell his hard brexit deal wars Johnson is promising to invest millions in Scotland where voters often feel ignored by London the investment is also supposed to help squash renewed calls for another Scottish independence referendum Scottish leaders say they won't back Johnson's plans to leave the European Union on October thirty first without a deal this is NPR from KQED news I'm Brian what a gunman cut through a fence to avoid security and opened fire at the Gilroy garlic festival yesterday killing and wounding at least twelve people before police fatally shot him police say the suspect was armed with a rifle and sneak in through a fence the borders of parking lot next to a creek joy I lex you is with the Santa Clara valley Medical Center she says they've never had to cope with the tragedy like this one I think just.
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"Live from npr news in washington i'm dwayne brown president trump has abruptly scrubbed plans to attend a hemispheric summit in south america this weekend as npr's scott horsely reports the white house says vice president pence will go and trump's place white house spokeswoman sarah sanders says president trump will stay in the us this weekend to oversee the american response to a suspected chemical attack in syria and to monitor other developments around the world the announcement comes one day after federal agents raided the office of trump's longtime attorney and personal fixer michael cohen the summit with leaders from throughout the hemisphere was likely to be awkward for the president in any case trump's approval rating in latin america is just sixteen percent and he has not endeared himself to the region with recent comments about militarising the us border with mexico or cutting off aid to honduras scott horsely npr news the white house china is filing a complaint with the world trade organization against the us tariffs on steel and aluminum products the genevabased trade body says china is asking for sixty days to negotiate with the us to resolve the dispute china claims the stiff tariffs on steel and aluminum products breach international trade rules facebook founder and ceo mark zuckerberg will testify on capitol hill this afternoon npr's windsor johnson reports the social media companies facing backlash after reports a londonbased data firm was able to collect information for more than eighty million facebook users zach berg is expected to answer questions about how facebook collects and uses people's data his testimony comes after the company revealed that cambridge analytica data research firm with ties to president trump's campaign repeatedly accessed information from facebook users without their knowledge in prepared testimony soccer berg says he takes full responsibility for not doing enough.