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Jeff Sessions to announce run for Senate
"Former Attorney General Jeff sessions is expected to announce a bid to return to the US Senate Kyle Gass said of Troy public radio reports that even though sessions indoor public mocking from president trump for recusing himself from the Russian investigation he's remained loyal to the president the often contentious relationship between the president and his former Attorney General will be scrutinized all over again a session vice for the Republican nomination against other about trump supporters including former Chief Justice Roy Moore Kyle Gasset
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"This is all things considered from NPR news. I'm Audie Cornish. Coming up Nebraska's Republican Governor Pete Ricketts weighs in on the US China trade war, and how it's affecting his state for hearing of Brassica wanna see that we have a relationship with China. So we can sell more products like soybeans. However, people also understand we're going to have a fair trade deal and New Jersey officials hope it's the next state to legalize recreational marijuana. Black lawmakers want to make sure it benefits. Everyone New Jersey will have the strongest social Justice component than any other state. And the crossword clue that's reignited in age old debate over which Florida's city has the best Cuban sandwiches. More after news. Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Shay Stevens. One of the most restrictive abortion bills in the nation has received final passage and the Alabama legislature. Joy public radio's Kyle Gasset reports that the law would ban abortion at any stage of pregnancy. With just one exception. The Bill only allows for an abortion, if the mother faces serious health risks earlier in the session. Republicans voted down other exceptions in cases of rape, and incest this despite impassioned pleas from Democrats like Senator Bobby singleton what you just said to my little girl. There is okay for men to rape. You. And you got to have his baby if you get pregnant you just said to my little girl. You don't matter. The Bill now moves to the desk of Alabama's governor Kay Ivey. And then supporters hope it will be challenged and end up before the supreme court from PR news. I'm Kyle Gasset in Montgomery, Alabama in Pennsylvania house lawmakers voted to outlaw abortions because a fetus has been diagnosed with down syndrome, then measure includes exceptions for rape, incest and to save the woman's life. Governor Tom Wolfe says he'll veto the Bill calling it another attempt to ban abortions and put politicians between a woman and her doctor a police officer in baytown, Texas is on paid leave following a fatal shooting there on Monday as Houston public media's Florida Martin reports cell phone video of the incident is circulating on social media. The video recorded by a bystander shows up black woman whom police identified as forty four year old Pamela Turner, struggling with and breaking away from baytown officer..
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"Court today, Mr. Manafort finally got to speak for himself. We made clear accepts responsibility for his conduct. And I think most importantly what you saw today is the same thing that we had said from day one. There is absolutely no evidence. The Paul Manafort was involved with any collusion with any government official from Russia. However, the judge pointed out that Manafort did not give an explicit apology for his behavior telling the judge he felt humiliated and ashamed Manafort still isn't finished. He'll be sentenced next week in federal court in Washington DC in a separate case brought by the special council, President Trump is going to visit Alabama today to view tornado damage that left twenty three people dead. Tori. Public radio's Kyle Gasset reports earlier in the week Trump signed a declaration which freed up federal funds for disaster recovery in Lee county, Susan Nichols lives in Beauregard, one of the hardest hit areas and her grandson is recovering from being thrown one hundred yards. By the tornado Nichols is ready for Trump to come to Alabama, the devastation. He needs to see absolutely there families that are really hurting from the storm emotionally and financially funerals. Have already been held for some of the victims, including six year old AJ Hernandez, the youngest of the twenty three killed when the tornado struck from news on Kyle Gasset in Troy, Alabama House Democrats expect to pass a comprehensive political reform Bill today NPR's Peter Overby tells us that's as far as the legislation known as HR one is likely to go Democrats control the house, but Republicans run the Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell says he simply won't bring up HR one before the twenty twenty elections House Democrats combined several via recent campaign pledges in HR one its goals include eliminating obstacles devoting making ethics laws stiffer in the executive branch and making changes in the campaign finance. System to reduce the impact of big money it amounts to the biggest such overhaul since the Watergate era. Republicans say it's been designed to protect democratic politicians. Even if the Senate sinks, the Bill Democrats hoped to advance elements of it in other legislation. Peter Overby NPR news, Washington. The Labor Department will release the February jobs reports in about an hour and a half analysts expect three hundred four thousand new jobs were created. You're listening to NPR. Today is International Women's Day. A new report finds it is still more difficult for women around the world to find jobs compared to men Linda fassulo reports that last year one point three billion women were working compared to two billion men. According to the study, a key factor blocking equality and employment is the disproportionate amount of time. Women spends on unpaid caregiving and household tasks which is hardly declined in the last two decades. The amounts of time men now spent on such work has increased by just eight minutes a day at that pace. The report states, it will take more than two hundred years for men and women to achieve parody in unpaid care work on average, women earn twenty percent less than men. The country rates vary widely. The report attributes the difference to motherhood wage penalty and notes that women are still underrepresented in top positions despite rising educational levels for NPR news. I'm Linda Fasulo in New York in Spain thousands of women. Observe International Women's Day by going on strike. They're pointing to salary gap issues violence against women and inequality rallies are planned for today in several Spanish cities last year. More than five million women protested in the streets in Spain a women's liberal prayer group in Jerusalem, attempted to pray at a key holy site. In the city today, they were opposed by a large group of ultra orthodox Jews, including many women the liberal women's group. Women of the wall is observing its thirtieth anniversary it seeks equality of worship at the western wall. Jerusalem police were on hand to separate the groups, I'm korva Coleman. NPR news. Support for NPR comes.
Pressure mounts on Alabama publisher after he urges KKK to 'ride again'
"Alabama newspaper publisher faces demands that he resigned after his paper called for the KKK to ride again. He said the white supremacist groups should clean out Washington. Troy public radio's Kyle Gasset got reaction in Linden, Alabama. For the past week. One name keeps getting repeated at the checkout stand in Linden's Dollar General that of good low Sutton publisher editor of the democrat reporter newspaper. Pretty you'll get the people around Linden about good Loeser. Bobbi Williams has worked at the store for sixteen years. He remembers a newspaper racks were full of the democrat reporter on the front sidewalk, but about six months ago, another racially charged story changed that and lead to boycotts. They moved them and took him off the stores, but still somehow he printed his payback. He got him around in the past few years sentence op EDS have been particularly divisive in two thousand seventeen he wrote African American athletes should be allowed to kneel during the national anthem because two hundred years ago blacks were taught to kneel before white men in his latest column published last week he called for the Ku Klux Klan to rise up and quote nitrite. Again, he also singled out Democrats who he claims are plotting to raise taxes in Alabama. Prominent Alabama lawmakers have called on Sutton to resign. They include longtime GOP Senator Richard Shelby democrat Doug Jones, and Alabama's Republican governor civil rights activists are also upset about good lows column. He's used the word Democrats. But I have sneaky suspicion that he's talking more about African-Americans Benard simultaneous is the president of the Alabama chapter of the N double A C P. He says Sutton made a parts of his op Ed they claimed freed slaves once borrowed their masters Klan robes too frightened or kill people. And he's angry that Sutton later compared to the NWEA C P to the clan. I would ask them certain. How many churches has the NWC Pete mom you kill folk? How many heads the end of lease deal in two thousand nine Auburn university gave Sutton and his wife Jean awards for their investigative reporting. But yesterday. Auburn stripped him of the award. According to journalism advisory council, chairman, Anthony, cook, those types of comments were just flabbergasted. They're just outrageous and outlandish and cannot be tolerated. The university of southern Mississippi remove Sutton from its hall of fame and the Alabama Press Association, formerly censured him. Good low Sutton hasn't backed down under withering national criticism. But he did declined to be interviewed for this story saying he had to work on this weeks paper, which will be published tomorrow
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"Point you to get along. Yes. Or no would occur is nearing the end of his ten year. The Senate is likely to confirm volume bars attorney general next week new numbers released by US customs and border protection show a dramatic increase in the number of apprehensions along the nation southern border lily dramatically of member station. K Q E D reports. Data released Friday show more than two hundred thousand people try to illegally cross into the US from Mexico in the last four months and eighty five percent increase from last year half were families, mostly from Guatemala and Honduras. The uptick comes as the Trump administration is attempting to reduce the number of asylum claims ACO, you attorney Chris Rickard says the approach isn't working these are people turning themselves in for safety. They're not going to be deterred from fleeing violence and seeking protection for themselves and their children just last week. The department of homeland security started implementing a new policy that requires asylum seekers to stay in Mexico. Oh, not the US while their claims are processed for NPR news, I'm lily Jamali. And you're listening to NPR news. Lawmakers are taking the debate over immigration and border security to Texas today, a group of House Democrats by majority leader Steny Hoyer is to visit the southern border including a migrant shelter in El Paso president. Trump is scheduled to hold a rally in El Paso on Monday night, the defendant, the descendants rather of the last group of Africans abducted into slavery and brought to the US before the civil war meeting today in mobile, Alabama. Toward public radio's Kyle Gasset reports relatives of the one hundred and ten Africans are gathering to share their family histories in eighteen sixty the slave ship Clotilde brought the group to the shores of mobile bay and five years later. They were emancipated by the passage of the thirteenth amendment to the US constitution unable to return home. They worked to preserve their original cultural identity, according to historian Soviet if they want to.
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"For NPR news. I'm Kyle Gasset, and we Tomka Alabama officials at Kentucky's Covington Catholic high school are apologizing after video showed students. They're taunting native American drummers at a rally in Washington DC Friday, the school is vowing to investigate the students were on a field trip for the anti-abortion March. Police in Northern Ireland of arrested two suspects linked to a car bombing in Londonderry last night. It exploded outside a courthouse. The BBC's Declan Harvey reports the device exploded as police were evacuating the area at around five to eight last night officers on patrol in Bishop street spotted a suspicious vehicle police were. Are in the process of making checks when a warning was received that a device had been left in the area. Hundreds of people were being moved when the bomb went off, fifteen minutes later. This is NPR. And this is WNYC in New York. I'm David I watch dog groups have been giving mixed reviews to New York governor, Andrew Cuomo budget plan. Some of them say they're concerned about extending the so-called millionaires tax. Karen DeWitt reports the governor in his budget proposed extending the temporary income tax surcharge on millionaires for another five years. EJ McMahon with the conservative leaning fiscal watchdog group, the empire center says the state's wealthiest are already under pressure and more taxes could cause them to leave the state altogether. We are very heavily dependent higher earners, millionaire earners in New York state. They pay almost forty percent of the income tax McMahon credits Cuomo for pushing to make the state's property tax cap permanent. And he says the governor is holding the line on spending growth once again,.
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"For the program and we invite you to join us whether wise we're looking for mostly cloudy skies this morning with patchy fog it'll become sunny and debris. Z. later today we'll have highs from the low sixty s along the coast to the mid seventies and mid eighties around the bay and to the, mid nineties inland And the heat. Advisory remains in effect for Sacramento until eight o'clock this evening it's five nineteen from NPR news in Washington I'm Dave Mattingly President Trump says he misspoke when he questioned the conclusion of US intelligence that Russia interfered in the two. Thousand sixteen election Trump's remarks in, Helsinki alongside Russian President Vladimir Putin have. Been widely condemned by Democrats and Republicans. On Capitol Hill Republican congresswoman Martha Roby is the winner of. Alabama special congressional election the four-term Representative defeated challenger Bobby bright to claim the GOP not ahead of the November election two, years ago Roby called President Trump unacceptable. The Kyle Gasset with Troy public radio, says Roby now credits Trump's recent, endorsement for helping her campaign the nod from Trump could help her get votes in the upcoming general election in a district that voted overwhelmingly for the president in two thousand sixteen the European Union Imposing a record fine of five billion dollars on Google over its Android mobile phone system Teri Schultz reports European Union competition authorities allege Google has been illegally forcing mobile phone makers to pre. Installed accompanies. Company's apps and services on their devices in..
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"Washington I'm Dave Mattingly MGM resorts international is taking legal action to try to avoid liability in last year's deadly attack on, concert goers in Las, Vegas lawsuits filed into, Vada California and other states. Sites a federal law enacted after the September eleventh terror attacks. Attorney Robert F represents more than a thousand shooting victims and families of those. Killed he calls the lawsuits, reprehensible especially with what the victims are dealing, with bring, trees, quadriplegics all kinds of. Things they're dealing with their physical problems in their injuries and surgeries And and the. And the and mental anguish that they they have as well as their pain and suffering the gunman killed fifty eight people and. Wounded hundreds. More from the window of the Mandalay, bay hotel and casino before taking his own. Life Republican congresswoman Martha Roby is the winner of Alabama special congressional election Kyle Gasset with Troy public radio reports despite having, publicly condemned him over, the access Hollywood video, Martha Roby was able to, get an endorsement from President Trump who's often been known to. Lash out his critics the nod from Trump may have helped Robey went Tuesday's. Runoff and could help her, get votes in the upcoming general election in, a district, that, voted overwhelmingly for the. President in two thousand sixteen Dave Mattingly NPR news in Washington I'm Richard Hake on WNYC in New York the legal aid society wants to ensure that migrant children in New.
Infant dies of whooping cough in San Bernardino County
"Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Shay Stevens. President Trump says, heels l. sinking meeting with Russian leader. Vladimir Putin was a great success. Despite news reports to the contrary Trump says he misspoke when he said he didn't see why Russia would tamper in the 2016 US election and agrees with US intelligence agency that had happened NPR's miles Parker has US house speaker. Paul Ryan's reaction to the controversy. Paul Ryan says he is not yet spoken of President Trump's that remarkable press conference in Helsinki Trump called Putin's denials of election, interference, strong and powerful. Ryan said repeatedly, there is no moral quivalent between the US and Russia. I understand the desire and the need to have good relations. That's perfectly reasonable. But Russia is a medicine government that does not share interests and it does not share values, and I think it should be made very, very clear. Ryan also says, special counsel, Robert Muller should be able to continue investigation into Russian election, ferrets miles parks, NPR. Our news, the capitol Republican congresswoman, Martha Roby has defeated her challenger and Ronald for the GOP nomination in Alabama's second congressional district, Kyle Gass at of Troy public radio reports that President Trump was among the first people who Roby thanked during her acceptance, speech. It wasn't a sure bet that Martha Roby would win the runoff or get the backing of the president. During the presidential campaign Robie had called candidate Trump unacceptable and said, she wouldn't vote for him after the release of the access Hollywood video. Despite being snubbed Trump endorsed Roby last month in the runoff and Tuesday night. She explained why it's important because we have a shared conservative agenda that we're working together to get these policies across the finish line for the American people Roby will run against democrat Tabitha Eisner in the general election in a district that went heavily for President Trump in two thousand sixteen for NPR news on Kyle Gasset in Montgomery. MGM resorts international is doing hundreds of victims of the mass shooting outside his Mandalay bay hotel in Las Vegas in order to limit its liability in the attack attorney. Robert Egland who represents more than thousand victim says MGM is starting to to law called. The safety act is reason why it should be exempt from damages. Repreive companies to assist the federal government in preventing terrorist attacks. So they get special train, has an incentive for these security companies to do that. They get certain immunities and restrictions on what people can sue them for types of damages, the amount of images. All kinds of restrictions says he finds reprehensible to sue people who are grieving the deaths of loved ones and survivors still coping with physical and emotional trauma must Vegas gunman. Stephen paddock killed fifty eight people and injured hundreds more before killing himself. This is NPR news. About a dozen members of congress are opposing new US tariffs on Canadian newsprint. The lawmakers told a US International Trade Commission hearing the publication's in their home states face danger. If the tariff on paper products is made permanent, Alabama Senator. Doug Jones says that while some media outlets have adapted to the digital age, many parts of the country are struggling for access to broadband the Trump administration ordered the tariff in response to a complaint that Canadian competitors get government subsidies that allow them to sell their paper products at below market prices and California, Public health officials are preparing for possible outbreak of hoping cough. Daniel Carson reports that a case in San Bernardino county marks the first time the disease has killed an infant in the state in two years whooping cough. Outbreaks tend to hit California every three to five years. There have been almost eighteen hundred cases so far this year, four years ago, there were eleven thousand. The number of whooping cough cases. Nationwide has been climbing over the past decade the centers for disease control and prevention pins, much of the blame on parents who decided not to inoculate their kids because it might cause autism a theory, the CDC says, has been discredited by a mountain of studies. Karen Smith director of California's public health department calls the San Bernardino baby's death tragedy. She says, quote, no baby should die from vaccine preventable disease for NPR news. I'm Danielle Carson in Pasadena, California on stock markets in Asia shares closed mixed higher in Tokyo. I'm Shay Stevens NPR news in Washington.
Rivers of lava destroy 600 homes on Hawaii's Big Island
"The findings of the fbi investigation into hillary clinton's e mail practices npr's ryan lucas says the report is expected to criticize former fbi director james comey and other senior fbi officials the fbi's handling of the clinton email probe has come under heavy criticism from justice department veterans as well as lawmakers on both sides of the aisle in the days after the two thousand sixteen election the justice department inspector general michael horowitz announced a review of the bureau's clinton investigation including commes public statements prior to the presidential election horowitz says in a letter to lawmakers that he anticipates releasing the report next thursday both republicans and democrats are expected to try to spin the reports findings to bolster their arguments in the ongoing fight over another probe special counsel robert muller's russia investigation ryan lucas npr news washington conditions are improving in some areas for evacuees on hawaii's big island over a month after lava flows from kilowatt volcano destroyed around six hundred homes a huge river of lava has crept several miles to the eastern tip of the island where some gulf to entire seaside housing subdivisions hawaii county mayor harry kim this three days ago one home and vacation land was affected there were not even under threat here we have this where i can tell you unfortunately one hundred percent of those homes covered kim says that includes a private development now gone he says the displaced include farmers and ranchers and the people who work for them governor david ige says his office is developing a task force to determine how to rebuild and how to guard against devastation from future volcanic eruptions this is npr news immigration authorities confirmed that more than sixteen hundred people arrested at the us mexican border have been sent to federal prisons they include parents separated from their children the figures are being disclosed as the government runs out of space to house migrant detainees in alabama lawmaker is charged with being involved in a healthcare kickback scheme a federal grand jury indicted steph representative at henry last month but the charges against him were not unsealed until now as troy public radio's kyle gasset reports henry was arrested on thursday ed henry a state representative from north alabama pleaded not guilty to multiple charges that he was paying kickbacks.
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"Mary the general election racists set it's democrat gavin newsom and republican john cox who will face off to succeed outgoing democratic governor jerry brown newsom the currently tenant governor will be heavily favored to hold a seat the gop party leaders had been worried in all democratic race would depress republican turnout hurting more competitive down ballot races president trump weighed in on cox's behalf helping the gop businessmen to advance republicans have avoided that possibility in the gubernatorial contest but it could still happen in the senate race incumbent democratic senator dianne feinstein has advanced to the november election but it's unclear yet whether she'll face republican or a democratic challenger this fall jessica taylor npr news washington in alabama governor kay ivey will be on the ballot in november after winning the state's republican gubernatorial primary her opponent will be the democratic mayor of tuscaloosa kyle gasset with troy public radio has more on the results there ivy was tapped to move up from tenant governor to governor a little over a year ago after her predecessor lucked office amid a sex scandal on tuesday night she reminded supporters that over the past year year she's lowered both taxes and the unemployment rate and has quote righted the ship of state chacel told voters that she needs their help in november because the liberals long least yob bad they worry but they not gonna get it these challenger tuscaloosa mayor walt maddox was the clear choice of alabama semi critic voters he walked away with fifty five percent of the vote almost double the amount of his nearest challenger for npr news i'm kyle gasset in montgomery alabama in mississippi republican senator roger wicker won the gop senate primary in new jersey democratic senator bob menendez won his senate primary contest and republican businessman bob huggins won his party's nomination to face menendez in november.
Soldier Steals Armored Vehicle from Va. National Guard Base
"Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Dave Mattingly a democrat and a Republican will square off in November in California's race for governor NPR's, Jessica Taylor reports on the results of the state's gubernatorial primary genera election races set. It's democrat, Gavin, Newsom, and Republican, John Cox, who will face off to succeed, outgoing, democratic governor, Jerry Brown Newsome. The currently ten governor will be heavily favored. Hold a seat GOP party leaders have been worried in all democratic race would depress Republican turnout hurting more competitive down. Ballot races, President Trump weighed in on Cox's behalf, helping the GOP businessmen to advance Republicans have avoided that possibility in the Google notorial contest, but it could still happen in the Senate race in come at Democratic Senator. Dianne Feinstein has advanced to the November election, but it's unclear yet whether she'll face Republican or democratic challenger this fall, Jessica Taylor, NPR news, Washington in Alabama, governor k, I. V will be on the ballot in November app to winning the state's Republican gubernatorial. Primary, her opponent will be the democratic mayor of Tuscaloosa. Kyle Gasset with Troy public. Radio has more on the results there. I've use tapped to move up from ten governor to governor a little over a year ago after her predecessor left office. Amid a sex scandal on Tuesday night. She reminded supporters that over the past year, she's lowered both taxes and the unemployment rate and has quote righted. The ship of state Chacel told voters that she needs their help in November because the liberals won't this job bad they wanted, but they not gonna get it. These challenger Tuscaloosa mayor, Walt Maddox was the clear choice of Alabama Cima critic voters. He walked away with fifty, five percent of vote almost double the amount of his nearest challenger from pair news. I'm Kyle Gasset in Montgomery, Alabama in Mississippi Republican, Senator Roger wicker won the GOP Senate primary in New Jersey, democratic Senator Bob Menendez won his Senate primary contest and Republican businessman. Bob hugging won his party's nomination defacement end as in November, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Ave is planning more talks with President Trump. The two will be meeting at the White House tomorrow ahead of next week's planned summit between Trump and North Korean leader, Kim Jong, UN and Singapore. They're expected to discuss Japan's security concerns regarding North Korea. Iran is the focus today for his rarely Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu. He's in Europe for a series of meetings. He held talks with the French finance minister in Paris this morning later. He's doing London for a meeting with British Prime Minister, Theresa may and foreign secretary Boris Johnson that. Now who has said his main focus is the removal of Iranian enforces from Syria, but he's also expected expected to discuss the twenty fifteen nuclear deal with Iran. This is NPR news from Washington. In Virginia. A member of the national guard is under arrest. After an armored personnel, carrier was stolen from fort Pickett, cried Carper with member station w. c. says the military vehicle was driven sixty miles before a chase ended in downtown Richmond, and as yet unidentified active duty, national guard member is responsible for the incident and is now in state police custody witnesses saw him smiling as he drove down broad street through downtown Richmond, this stop on his own accord out of the vehicle down onto the ground. He failed to comply to numerous orders from the trooper, and he was tasted that point. And then after that he was taken into custody without further incident surgeon, Keeley hill is the public information officer for division. One of the Virginia state police. No one has been reported injured in the incident. Police say the suspect was taken to VCU medical center to be valuated as a precaution for NPR news. I'm Craig corpora in Richmond game three of. The NBA finals is tonight in Cleveland. The Cavaliers trail, the Golden State Warriors, two games to none Golden State's Steph curry and Cleveland's. LeBron James say, regardless of which team wins the NBA championship. Neither team wants to make the traditional champions visit to the White House, Korean James site President. Trump's decision to revoke an invitation to the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles over players. Kneeling during the national anthem to protest social injustice and police brutality. The eagles won Super Bowl fifty two. Earlier this year. It's been a positive day for stocks in Asia following yesterday's gains on Wall Street. I'm Dave Mattingly in Washington.
Man, 83, set to be executed for judge's mail-bomb slaying
"From npr news in washington i'm dave mattingly notes taken by then fbi director james comey on his conversations with donald trump before and after trump took office are now in possession of three house committees npr's ryan lucas says the justice department handed over the memo's they do provide another example of how concerned the president has been for some months about the allegations of ties between folks within his campaign has associates and russia they include komi referencing trump's expectation of loyalty from the fbi chief the president later fired comey that lead to the appointment of special counsel robert muller the state of alabama has executed walter leroy moody junior man convicted of killing a federal appeals court judge and to civil rights attorney with package bombs kyle gasset with troy public radio says at eightythree moody was the oldest death row inmate to be executed in the modern era in nineteen eighty nine moody built and sent bombs which contained smokeless powder and finishing nails to federal judge robert vance.
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"Live from npr news in washington i'm luiz schiavone the results of the us senate race in alabama have been certified a judge today dismissed a lawsuit filed by republican candidate roy moore who lost to democrat doug jones troy public radio's com gas it has details at the alabama state house election officials met to certify the results of the us senate race that the final count chose jones won by twenty two thousand votes moore's last lastminute lawsuit claimed that people had been bussed in from out of state to vote for jones secretary of state john merrill said his office disproved this claim and a separate claim that thousands of voters came across state lines to vote in the town called border lama there is no area in the state of alabama known as bordeaux long that too he was made up and it was reflected on twitter and facebook after the certification more released a statement in which he again called the election results fraudulent for npr news i'm kyle gasset in montgomery alabama much of the northeast is experiencing record low temperatures and boston where wind chills hit twenty degrees below zero today shannon doing of member station wbur says a pushes on to get homeless people out of the dangerous cold shelter operators are teaming up with emts and police officers to connect with people on the streets and urge them to come inside pine street n has more than seven hundred beds in locations throughout boston spokesperson barbara travis and says.
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"To stabilize and the exit polls showed that people who made up their minds in the last couple of days went for more may trump help that but it's also true that trump was not able to transfer his own popularity to more and the question is can donald trump get his own voters to vote for anyone other than him he couldn't in virginia and he couldn't in the ruby red state of alabama and what is bad sign for republicans what is all this mean for the elections in 2018 well republicans endemic france both think that of blue wave is forming you know historical trends tell us that midterm elections or referendums on the president and the party in power when the president is under 50 percent approval rating his party loses a lot of house seats and republicans are worried and trump has to decide now which side of the party he wants to go with the steve bannon's who won insurgent candidates anti establishment candidates or mitch mcconnell has been arguing we need candidates who can win general elections and today the president tweeted if last night's election proved anything it proves we need to put up great republican candidates to increase our margins there he sounding a lot like mitch mcconnell but going forward he has to decide he listened to mitch mcconnell and lost in the primary than you listen to steve bannon lost in the general yes to figure out what his instincts are telling him in pierre's marlyse in fact smart thank you african american voters turned out in large numbers to vote for democrats doug jones and yesterday special us senate election in alabama and it appears that that african africanamerican turnout was a big part of his win over roy more troy public radio's kyle gasset reports when doug jones took the stage for his victory speech in birmingham he thanked his family his friends his staff and voter was every community you know i keep hearing about the different fat communities in this state the african american community fine nearly 30 percent of voters were african american a big increase from previous years and exit polls show they voted overwhelmingly for.
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"Endorsement from leaders from their respective parties but as kyle gasset of troy public radio reports and alabama senator morris potential colleague says he voted for someone else back in september when warned more was running against luther strange for the republican nomination richard shelby alabama's senior senator endorse strange who lost the runoff now more is the republican name on the ballot and allegations have emerged that he sexually assaulted teenagers senator shelby said on cnn's state of the union that he can't support more athey so many accusations so much any cut so many drip drip drip when it got to the 14yearold story a story that was enough for me i said i kate vote for away more shelby says he wrote another republicans name on his absentee ballot for npr news i'm kyle gasset in montgomery alabama israel's military says it destroyed a tunnel reaching from the gaza strip into southern israel as an peers peter kenyon reports the us recognition of jerusalem as the israeli capital is still sparking tensions in gaza the west bank and parts of jerusalem an israeli army spokespersons says the military discovered and demolished a tunnel reaching beneath the gaza barrier into southern israel he says israel will not tolerate such threats but he also says the military isn't looking to escalate tensions with palestinians in the wake of president trump's recognising all of jerusalem as the israeli capital palestinians e east jerusalem as their future capital four palestinians have been killed and some one hundred sixty wounded in clashes with israeli security forces israel's defence minister is calling for a boycott of some arabisraeli areas after recent protests there peter kenyon npr news jerusalem the us ambassador to the united nations says all women who accused some one of sexual misconduct deserve to be listened to they should be heard and they should be dealt with and i think we heard from them prior to the election and i think any woman who has felt violated or felt mistreated in any way they have every right to speak up nikki haley telling cbs's face the nation that's true even if the accusation evolves president trump it was so she knows he was elected but she says women should all we feel comfortable coming forward and the people should be willing.
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"The allegations and they would be sure to turn out to vote for more in next month special election for npr news i'm kyle gasset in montgomery alabama republicans in the senate of unveiled their vision for a long promised tax overhaul the house is ready to vote on its version next week once again to chamber seem at odds over policy in which they agree in which they promised voters they would enact president trump is challenged the congress japan's some kind of tax bill by christmas so there is the potential for a real holiday drama npr congressional correspond kelsea schnell joined us guilty thanks so much for being with us thanks for having me helpless understand the goal to these 2tax plant well here's what the house and senate have in common both those are focus on driving the economy by cutting taxes and cutting taxes primarily for businesses they want to grow the economy by making it easier for companies to make profits and they say hire more people the houses will focus on satisfying the most conservative members they want simple taxes they want people to feel like they understand how they pay their tax bill the senate does a little bit more to protect the tax breaks that people recognize nei identify with they specifically are protecting the mortgage interest deduction student loan breaks and the brakes for charitable deductions and medical expenses those things that when people say i claim this on my tax bill they can name them and so it a little bit more personal in part that's because the senate senators represent the entire state and they have constituencies that are broad and diverse than so they want to make sure people feel protected helpless 100 shrimps of the particulars in the house bill and then the senate bill sure so the house bill would take seven existing tax brackets and cut them down to three they would slash the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to twenty percent and they would double the standard deduction that most people take when they file their taxes so if you're married couple you mmediately would write off twenty four thousand dollars if you're an individual that twelve thousand dollars you could to take off right off the top the senate does the same thing but like we talked about already they preserve lot of the individual tax breaks that people use and take every day charter the wreckage rural the.
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"Support for this podcast in the following message comes from the ups store who knows small business owners don't get to take days off so of you need help with shipping this upcoming holiday they'll be open the ups store franchise locations are independently owned and operated services prices in hours may vary see sensors for details live from npr news in washington on barbour klein tropical depression nate is over alabama and crossing into the tennessee valley president trump has ordered federal assistance for alabama droid public radio's kyle gasset reports even though the storm has weakened from hurricane strength nate still has the potential to cause problems for those in its path tropical storm warnings in a flash flood watch remain in effect for alabama as mate moves northeastern over the city of birmingham in huntsville forecasters warned that six inches of rain could fall in the northern region of the state earlier in the morning nate dumped large amounts of rain and brought strong wind gusts between forty five to sixty miles per hour when it passed over central alabama an area which includes montgomery the state capital churches across the state have cancelled their sunday morning services and some alabama ends are waking up to dark homes as tens of thousands of residents are without power due to stormrelated damage for npr news i'm kyle gossett in montgomery puerto ricans continue to struggle with power shortages and outages as nearly ninety percent of the island remains in the dark more than two weeks after hurricane maria hit.
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"Support for this podcast in the following message comes from the ups store who knows small business owners don't get to take days off so of you need help with shipping this upcoming holiday they'll be open the ups store franchise locations are independently owned and operated services prices in hours may vary see sensors for details live from npr news in washington i'm louise schiavone nato is now a tropical storm the national hurricane center says the system is expected to weaken as it moves inland nate made landfall as a hurricane twice its second arrival near baloch see mississippi choi public radio's kyle gasset reports tornadoes have already touched down in some parts of alabama and power outages have happened in places were trees have been blown over taking electrical lines done with them the state's emergency management agency is monitoring the situation around the clock with personnel from both alabama and neighboring states brian hastings the agency's director says that albanians need to understand the storm's impact on the state i cannot stress enough hurricane nate is an alabama storm this is our storm in it's going to affect all of us it's not a coastal issue it's not a central issue it's from one end to the other storm surges our particular concern in areas around mobile where the potential height of a surge between six to nine feet for npr news i'm kyle gasset in montgomery the storm is expected to move across the south the tennessee valley and into the northeast in spain thousands opposed to a plan by the catalonia region to declare independence are marching through barcelona the demonstration follows a recent and banned independence referendum the bbc's gavin lee is there.
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"Support for this podcast and the following message comes from the ups store who knows small business owners don't gets its take days off so of you need help with shipping this upcoming holiday they'll be open the ups store franchise locations are independently owned and operated services prices in hours may vary see sensors for details live from npr news in washington i'm jim hark hurricane 'need is now swirling around the mississippi coast coming ashore near biloxi with winds of about eighty five miles an hour the national hurricane center says storm surges the biggest concern for coastal areas one image posted on twitter showed a storm surge coming in the lobby of the golden nuggets casino in biloxi by sunday the brunt of the heavy rain and strong winds are forecast to be over central alabama and those areas of heavy rain are expected the move into the northeastern us by late sunday in alabama officials say natshe threat could be bigger than the one posed by hurricane alma troy public radio's kyle gas at reports alabama governor k iv says emergency responders have been told to take cover until conditions improve it is fairly certain that alabama will face the brunt of this storm we cannot control this dome officials are also stressing the damage from hurricane neyts will not be limited to just coastal areas the storm's impact will be felt from one end of alabama to the other for npr news i'm kyle gasset in montgomery as puerto rico rig works to recover from hurricane maria officials have evacuated thousands of people because a damn has had a breach in that's emergency spillway and water is still coming over the edge as npr's carry con reports the worry now is more rain on the way that could cause problems as our one hundred two hundred fifty record and found fame penned afghan better in immediate danger redan holding but what happening after wirecutting eighty over the emergency fairway and not having that available they're really worried about a pressure in a ban and having a pre in the gam npr's carry con reporting.
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"For npr news i'm kyle gasset in montgomery north taxes authorities in suburban dallas investigating a shooting last night at home in plain old is suspected gunman among at least eight people who were killed a police spokesman says the first officer who arrived to investigate reports of shots fired confronted the suspect and exchanged fire with him two others were injured in the shooting north korea says the united states will pay a price for pushing new sanctions the un security council scheduled to meet today in response to the north's latest nuclear test jason struther reports from seoul in a statement north korea's foreign ministry says the us will face the greatest pain and suffering than it has ever gone through if washington pushes for new un sanctions the security council is expected to vote on tougher new penalties against pyongyang which could include an oil embargo and travel restrictions on leader kim jongun the us has called for these measures in response to the regime's sixth and thus far most powerful nuclear test earlier this month south korea's foreign ministry warns that north korea could cite additional sanctions as an excuse to launch more provocations for npr news i'm jason struther in seoul in from washington you're listening to npr news the nation is preparing to mark the sixteen th anniversary of the september eleven th attacks thousands are expected to gather this morning in new york president trump is to participate in observances at the pentagon and vice president pence will deliver remarks at the crash site a few aliev united flight ninety three in shanksville pennsylvania.
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"Alabama's governor k iv is warning those who live in the state owner in the path of erma together supplies and put a plan in place for when the storm arise detroit public radio's kyle gas at reports at the main headquarters of the alabama emergency management agency state officials announced that two red cross shelters had been opened for stormed evacuees niro beal and in montgomery the state capital the forecast from the national weather service says that erba will bring extreme rain and high winds to the southeastern portion of the state and governor iv is warning that albanians should get ready we do not expect a level of catastrophic damage that has been recently seem in texas or in florida would folks we must take this storm seriously ivy also said that she had already received two calls from president trump who assured her that he and his team have alabama covered and that they stand ready to help for npr news i'm kyle gasset in clinton alabama asia markets trading higher at this hour the nikkei up one point four percent the hang sang up one percent this is npr president trump presides over his first nine eleven commemoration in office tomorrow trump and the first lady are scheduled to observe a moment of silence at the white house to remember the nearly three thousand who were killed when terrorists hijacked four planes driving in two into the world trade center in new york a second into the ver 'nother into the pentagon outside washington d c and another crashed into a field in pennsylvania.
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"On sunday night inmates changed the appearance of numbers above an exit door by covering them with peanut butter then they convinced a new employees to open what he thought was the door to a jail cell twelve inmates than rush through the open exit to what was a relatively short period of freedom as eleven of them were later apprehended within 24 hours of the escape the remaining prisoner brady andrew kilpatrick who had been jailed for possession of drug paraphernalia and marijuana remained at large until tuesday when he was captured by authorities in florida near west palm beach from pr news i'm kyle gasset in montgomery alabama secretary of state rex tillerson says the united states is not the enemy of north korea he says he would like china to help set up conditions that could lead to talks with north korea but tillerson says any talks won't be productive if north korea plans on keeping its nuclear weapons program is also pressing china for more help the us led coalition fighting in afghanistan says a nato convoy was attacked today in kandhar province the statement reported there were casualties but it's unclear if there were any deaths the coalition is working to find more information this is npr support for npr in the following message come from the platinum card from american express is a great big world out there and no whether card lets you experience it like the platinum card backed by the service insecurity of american express.