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"1% Teri Schultz reports. The deal, which was years in the making, is being called a historic step toward ending tax abuse. Finance ministers of G seven governments meeting in London have approved a plan aimed at making giant global companies less able to shift earnings to countries with the lowest taxation. The meeting's host. UK. Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sonntag, says the agreement would have a huge impact on the global tax system to make it fit for their global digital age and crucially, to make sure that it's fair so that the right companies pay the right tax in the right places. If finalized by the group of 20. The reforms would also include forcing companies to pay that minimum 15% tax on sales wherever they operate. And not only on profits where they established their headquarters for NPR news. I'm Teri Schultz in Brussels. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says Amazon and Facebook will no doubt fall under the new proposal. Facebook's vice president for global affairs Nick Clegg, says the company expects to pay more tax and in different places. President Biden and congressional Republicans are still seeking common ground on infrastructure legislation. NPR's Windsor Johnston reports. There's still no sign of a bipartisan compromise. The question of how to pay for the new spending continues to be the major sticking point. Republicans have flat out rejected President Biden's proposal to raise the corporate tax rate to offset the cost of the bill. In order to move negotiations along. Biden this week asked Republicans to consider an idea, he suggested before a new minimum corporate tax rate of 15%, But it remains unclear whether Republicans will go for that. Georgia Republicans are gathering today for the State Party's convention from member station Wa B E Johnny Kauffman reports The party's allegiance to former President Donald Trump and his false claims about the 2020 election are front and center. Many of the most committed. Republican activists are meeting from around Georgia to hear from candidates and speakers who say they're concerned about election fraud. The party activists will pick the next state chair despite the fact he ran the party during its biggest defeat in decades. The favorite is current chair David Shafer. He continues to question the accuracy of the 2020 election results without evidence and has secured an endorsement from Trump. Challenging Schaefer is Jason Shepherd, who leads the Cobb County GOP in Atlanta is more moderate suburbs. Governor, Brian campus, scheduled to speak, But other elected officials who have drawn the ire of Trump are not for NPR news. I'm Johnny Kauffman on Jekyll Island. This is NPR. The number of new coronavirus infections in the U. S. Continues to fall so to our covid 19 hospitalizations, But at the same time, the number of young people needing hospital treatment is up since March. The mayor of Windsor, Ontario, in Canada, suggesting a novel way to get coronavirus vaccines into more Canadian arms as Dan Carbon shuck reports, it involves administering US vaccines that are about to expire to Canadians without them having to cross the border. Windsor Mayor Drew Dill Kins is proposing that the Windsor Detroit Tunnel be used as a vaccination site. He says a line has already been painted across the floor of the tunnel to show where the border is and thereby keep Canadians on the Windsor side of the border. He also says If that site is unavailable, people could get vaccinated on the Detroit River. Bill can suggest police could mark the center of the river with GPS. Last month, Canadian health officials classified Canadians driving across the border to the U. S. For Covid 19 vaccination as an essential medical service. The US Customs and border Protection does not and says those Canadians would be denied entry. The border has been closed to all non essential travel for more than 14 months for NPR news. I'm Dan Carpenter back in Toronto. Eight horses will race in New York's Belmont Stakes later today, but there will be no Triple Crown winner this year. Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit in his trainer, Bob Baffert, have been banned. After a second drug test this week confirmed the presence of a banned steroid. I'm Barbara Klein. NPR news. Support for NPR comes from NPR stations. Other contributors include the estate of Samir Naguib, whose bequest helps ensure access for all to quality public radio reporting and stories that encourage lifelong learning. And the listeners who support this NPR station. You do everything together. You know each other's secrets, You know what makes each other tick, and that's why betrayal. Hurt so much on the next snap judgment. Turncoat.
EU Plans Summer Opening for Vaccinated Tourists
"Travelers have been fully vaccinated may be allowed into Europe this summer. Teri Schultz reports the European Union is considering a proposal to ease restrictions for non essential travel among those who have been vaccinated for covert 19. The latest recommendation from the European Commission would allow tourism by everyone who has received vaccinations approved by the block. Which includes AstraZeneca, Johnson and Johnson, Madonna and Fizer. People coming from countries with a very low infection rates would also be allowed to travel. Even if they haven't had their shots. Regardless of the EU wide proposal, Individual governments still have the right to enforce their own rules, such as requiring negative tests at their borders.
Czech Republic Expels 18 Russian Envoys, Accuse Moscow Over Ammunition Depot Blast
"European Union foreign ministers are to discuss the Czech Republic's claims that Russian agents We're involved in a deadly explosion of stored ammunition in 2014 Prague in Moscow, have expelled each other's diplomats. Teri Schultz. Reports. Neto says it stands by the Czech government in a diplomatic spat with Moscow after Prague announced links between Russian intelligence and the depot blast that killed two people. Czech police are searching for two men they say were in the country around that time and use the same names as those accused of poisoning former Russian spy Sergei Scruple and his daughter in the UK in
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"Warns the health care system will soon be unable to cope. For NPR News. I'm Teri Schultz in Brussels in Nashville. Record setting rainfall led to flash flooding that has left at least four people dead This weekend. The city's mayor has declared a local state of emergency. Samantha Max from member station W. PLN reports. The city is also investigating how to keep people safe during future storms. Nashville Mayor John Cooper says historic flooding in 2010 better prepared the city for last night's crisis. He says swift water rescue teams were trained and ready to evacuate people and that government departments were more equipped to quickly share information. Cooper says. This storm will also be a learning experience. Loss of life. Once we complete the investigations is a deeply disturbing fact. And I know that's going to inform us And how to do this better. The mayor says the city should be ready for 100 year floods to happen as often as once in a decade for NPR news. I'm Samantha Max in Nashville. Asian markets are trading higher at this hour. The Nikkei, the main market in Japan is up about 7/10 of a percent You're listening to NPR news. In Philadelphia's Chinatown. Hundreds gathered in the rain today to denounce hate against Asian Americans, including resident Angela. You. We want people to know that we are hard working people were part of for your community, and we're here to, uh,.
More Covid-19 Vaccine Production Sites Have Been Approved in the E.U.
"Approved three additional facilities to produce vaccines for Coben 19. Only about 10% of people in the European Union have received the first toast compared with 22% in the United States. Teri Schultz reports. The EU blames part of its slow vaccine roll out on a lack of supply. The European Medicines Agency has granted its approval for additional production sites in Germany, the Netherlands and Switzerland to help with the shortfall in vaccines. A new facility in Marburg, Germany, will join one and Poor's Belgium for producing the Fizer by on tech vaccine. The active ingredient in the AstraZeneca shot will now be produced in the Dutch city of Lighten, joining three other facilities and Madonna will add new manufacturing capacity in this Switzerland. European regulators have also approved allowing the visor vaccine to be transported and stored at lower temperatures than previously authorized. While this will reduce the life span of the doses, it will make it possible for pharmacists to keep the vaccines in their freezers and is expected to aid the distribution campaign for NPR news. I'm Teri Schultz in
Countries across Europe suspend use of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine over blood clot fears
"More countries around the world are suspending AstraZeneca's vaccine based on fears that they cause blood clots. In Brussels, Teri Schultz reports that the European Medicines Agency says it's ongoing investigation has not found any such connection. After a preliminary review of claims AstraZeneca vaccinations have caused blood clots in some recipients. Head of the European Medicines agency Immer Cook says that's not born out by the evidence at this point, but presence there is no indication that vaccination has caused these conditions. They have not come up in mechanical trials, and they're not listed as known or expected side events with this vaccine, Cook says. Final results of what she describes as a rigorous analysis of the data will be available on Thursday and then the agency will see if it needs to act. But in the meantime, she says, the health risks of not having a Corona virus vaccine are more dangerous than the possibility of developing blood clots. For NPR News. I'm Teri Schultz in Brussels.
COVID-19: EU leaders divided over vaccine passports to allow European travel this summer
"European Union countries. They're planning to create a system to allow people who've been vaccinated against the coronavirus to travel, possibly in time for summer, Teri Schultz reports. There's a lot of excitement about the plan and a lot of unknowns. The president of the European Commission, a medical doctor herself, says there are scientific as well as technical questions about whether a vaccination certificate can safely allow freedom of movement. Ursula von der Lion notes. While early indications are encouraging, it's not yet certain that vaccinated people cannot transmit the coronavirus. It's unclear how long immunity less and the appearance of new variants poses
ICC convicts Ugandan rebel commander of war crimes
"Ah, Former commander of the Ugandan rebel group. The Lord's Resistance Army, is facing a potential life sentence after being convicted today at the International Criminal Court in The Hague. His Teri Schultz reports. He was found guilty of dozens of war crimes and crimes against humanity. Dominic Ongwen was found guilty of 61 of 70 counts of atrocities committed against internally displaced people in Uganda between 2002 in 2005. The charges include torture, sexual enslavement and forced pregnancy on Gwen's defense, argued he, too, was a victim since he'd been abducted by the L. A area as a child and forced to become a soldier. The court said there was no evidence his crimes have been committed under
Faced With Vaccine Shortages, EU Set to Impose Export Controls
"The European Union introduces export controls today on Corona virus vaccines, forcing producers to receive permission to ship doses out of the block but is Teri Schultz reports, the EU was backed off an earlier plan to include regulating shipments across the Irish border, with vaccine producers lagging behind in filling pre orders by the European Union. Block has moved to stop companies from sending supplies anywhere else. First that includes to the UK now that it's no longer an EU member. The Brexit deal kept open trade flows between EU member Ireland and the U. K's Northern Ireland with a clause allowing that to be suspended in certain cases Friday night without consulting the Irish government. You announced it would trigger the claws to prevent vaccines crossing into Northern Ireland, where they could be sent to the rest of the UK, Britain, Northern Ireland and the Irish government blasted Brussels, which then announced a late night you turn, saying the emergency clause would not be used for NPR news. I'm Teri Schultz in Brussels.
European powers press Iran to back off latest nuclear move
"The Iran nuclear deal are demanding Iran halt its announced plans to produce uranium metal based fuel. Teri Schultz reports. Tehran is banned from this activity for 15 years under the 2015 nuclear deal that is still technically in force. Despite numerous violations, Britain, France and Germany say in a joint statement they're deeply concerned by Iran's announcement it would produce uranium metal, noting the country has quote no credible civilian use for it, but that there are grave military implications. They insist Iran should immediately return to compliance if it wants to preserve the deal. This is just the latest example of the regime's violations since claiming it has the right to breach them after the U. S, withdrew and 2018 and re imposed sanctions lifted by the deal. The International Atomic Energy Agency confirmed this week. Iran has begun to produce the uranium metal. Iran says it wants the Biden administration to rejoin the agreement, and then it will discuss complying with it. For NPR news. I'm Teri Schultz in Brussels. This is NPR.
Dutch Government Resigns After Benefits Scandal
"The Dutch government is resigning over a scandal in which families receiving child care benefits where mistakenly accused of fraud. Teri Schultz reports Prime Minister Mark Ruta and his Cabinet will remain temporarily in a caretaker position. The Dutch government's downfall comes after some 20,000 working families were wrongly accused of cheating the system and forced to repay thousands of euros in benefits The Dutch tax office said had been mistakenly paid. Many families were put in severe financial distress for what was later found to be largely a result of administrative errors. In a press conference announcing his resignation, Prime Minister Rudy acknowledged quote Innocent people have been criminalized and their lives have been destroyed. He says the country's parliament was not correctly informed about the tax offices procedures targeting the parents. 20 of them have launched a lawsuit against current and former officials
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson signs Brexit trade deal
"Minister Boris Johnson had signed the newly reached trade agreement between the United Kingdom and the European Union. Britain's House of Commons voted to approve the post Brexit deal earlier today, Teri Schultz reports that compromise which avoids tariffs and quotas between the two sides still has to be approved by the European Union's legislature. While British lawmakers were rushed into voting today on the post Brexit trade deal. European Union parliamentarians refused to do that. It won't start scrutinizing the more than 1200 page agreement until their first sessions in January and may not vote on it until March. Nonetheless, all 27 EU governments have approved it and the terms go into effect provisionally January 1st, averting a disaster for businesses on both sides when the post Brexit transition period ends at the start of the year. Teri Schultz reporting from Brussels.
UK lawmakers approve Brexit trade deal
"Trade and Customs deal forged on Christmas Eve has been signed by European Union leaders and flown to London for the British side of Finalize. From Brussels, Teri Schultz reports while British lawmakers were rushed into voting today on the post Brexit trade deal. European Union parliamentarians refused to do that. It won't start scrutinizing the more than 1200 page agreement until their first sessions in January and may not vote on it until March. Nonetheless, all 27 EU governments have approved it and the terms go into effect provisionally January 1st, averting a disaster for businesses on both sides when the post Brexit transition period ends at the start of the year.
EU ambassadors approve post-Brexit trade deal
"Brexit trade deal clinched. On christmas eve has now been provisionally approved by european governments teri schultz reports. This will allow the agreement to take effect on january first ambassadors from the twenty seven remaining members of the european union have given their formal backing to trade and customs agreement worked out between the eu and uk last week this agreement will prevent tariffs and quotas being imposed on uk goods entering the e eu single market when the brexit transition period officially ends december. Thirty first although parliament's on both sides also need to approve the agreement. The european parliament refused to call a special session to consider the more than twelve hundred pages of court on such a short time line. That will only happen next month but will not prevent what's being called the provisional application of the term starting friday the british parliament will vote on the deal wednesday and expected to approve it
How the Biden administration will affect the EU
"With the biden administration taking office in just under a month. You leaders a counting the days until they feel like they can have a new start with an american team. that's more committed to transatlantic relations this week. The us foreign policy chief. Joseph barrell reveal the agenda he hopes to pursue well joining me on the line from brussels. Is our correspondent. Teri schultz terry. It's not an exaggeration to say most e you leaders a hugely relief with the biden win and believe things are going to be different now. Where does the e u. side wants to start well and they've actually released this document now laying out where they believe. The most progress can be made in the fastest and most efficient way. And that's what you high rep josette burrell released yesterday. And they've got four areas where they want to start the europeans. They want to start with corona virus. Response making that again. A global effort with president trump having pulled out of the world health organization saying constantly america first america first when it comes to a vaccine. That's something that does not sit well with the europeans who are committed to making vaccines affordable and available to the entire world on climate. They are very much looking forward to president-elect biden making good on his campaign promise to rejoin the paris climate accord. That's something that suffers without. Us leadership and i think president-elect biden is is committed to doing that the third one is a little a little tougher trade and technology that you use third priority and that's one where you're not going to automatically see any. Us president stop protecting or trying to protect american tech giant's against for example e regulators who want to recoup taxes from from the multinationals. That's going to be somewhere where we we may not see as quick progress but on trade looking at the world trade organization where president trump is just continually attacked and and made it impossible for the wto to get reforms that the europeans also support. I expect that that will be one of the areas that there will be some quick progress and unwed burrell calls global action and he says this is working toward a safer more prosperous and more democratic world and they're hoping that president-elect biden will put more emphasis on human rights on rule of and on basic democratic values that the eu and the us due to a large extent share but is it realistic for the e. You just think that the biden administration shares these views simply going to sign onto this plan. Or i think europeans may be disappointed by the fact that foreign policy is probably not going to be the first thing on on president-elect biden's list he's got to deal with the corona virus that's just raging in the in the us and and the divisiveness that this campaign and actually the trump presidency has brought about in america and he's got to work on that before he can justify to anyone that he's going to be working on with with european leaders but he very much wants to do that. All of his statements during the campaign to to europeans. Were basically i understand. This is not the way the. Us you relationships should work and he will. He does share a lot of these views. He certainly will not be giving comfort to leaders. Like hungary's viktor orban or the polish government. That is rolling back the rights of women. He will have. He will have a few things to say about that. Which president trump left unsaid or probably didn't even believe
U.K. becomes first country to approve Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine
"Lawmaker says britain's emergency authorization of a covid. Nineteen vaccine is rushed and problematic teri schultz reports the. Uk's become the first country to approve. Emergency use of the pfizer vaccine peter. Liza who's the spokesman for health policy for the european parliament's largest political group is warning eu governments not to follow the uk's quote hasty authorization of vaccine lease it says regulators have had data from the companies for too short a time to be sure of its safety. The medicines agency will meet later this month to consider approving the pfizer biontech vaccine. Teri schultz
UK, EU resume face-to-face trade talks with time running out
"The European Union and Britain resumed face to face talks today on a new trade agreement following Brexit. They have just over one month to come up with a deal and Teri Schultz reports. Neither side is expressed expressing optimism. You chief negotiator Michelle Barney is back in London after a week of self isolation due to a member of his team testing positive for the coronavirus. Both you and UK say they want a new arrangement governing trade and customs when the transition period following Britain's departure from the block ends December 31st. But talks remain snagged on issues regarding EU fishing rights in UK waters and what Brussels calls the level playing field, which primarily refers to Britain's obligations to it here to EU standards on goods it wants to export into the block. Any deal that negotiators make would still have to be ratified by Parliament's on both sides Without a deal. Tariffs and other barriers go up January 1st for NPR news. I'm Teri Schultz in Brussels. This is
A Chilling Question Divides Europe: Open Ski Slopes or Keep Them Closed?
"Union countries are at odds over whether it is safe to open ski resorts for the winter holiday season, Teri Schultz reports with each government and making its own rules. It raises questions both for health authorities and for vacationers When the coronavirus first turned up in Europe to major hot spots were ski resorts in Italy and Austria. German Chancellor Angela Merkel is asking countries to keep the resorts closed this season. Italian Prime Minister Decepticon to urged his citizens not to go skiing. The European Commission doesn't have the authority to tell countries what to do. But as commission spokesman Stephane Daycare, Smucker explains here through an interpreter, it hopes they'll cooperate. We're asking the member states to coordinate their efforts properly taking into consideration the existing state of science and the guidelines that have been drawn up. Austria, however, says it would mean a loss of More than $2 Billion to shut down. Non EU member Switzerland reportedly plans to keep its slopes open for
A Chilling Question Divides Europe: Open Ski Slopes or Keep Them Closed?
"Countries are odds over whether it is safe to open ski resorts for the winter holiday season. Teri Schultz reports with each government making its own rules. It raises questions both for health authorities and for vacationers When the coronavirus first turned up in Europe to major hot spots were ski resorts in Italy and Austria. German Chancellor Angela Merkel is asking countries to keep the resorts closed this season. Italian Prime Minister Decepticon to urged his citizens not to go skiing. The European Commission doesn't have the authority to tell countries what to do. But as commission spokesman Stephane Daycare, Smucker explains here through an interpreter, it hopes they'll cooperate. We're asking the member states to coordinate their efforts properly taking into consideration the existing state of science and the guidelines that have been drawn up. Austria, however, says it would mean a loss of More than $2 Billion to shut down. Non EU member Switzerland reportedly plans to keep its slopes open for
Another week gone, Brexit trade talks remain stuck
"Talks are nearing the wire with about a month to go to close a follow up deal on trade and customs between the European Union in the UK It's Teri Schultz reports, the coronavirus added yet Another delay You chief Brexit negotiator Michele Barnier says he's out of self isolation now and headed back to London to meet his British counterpart, David Frost, a member of Bunnies team tested positive for the Corona virus several days ago, postponing face to face meetings. There are just five weeks to go before the EU and U K must have completed an agreement on new post Brexit rules governing trade and customs practices, a deal which must also be ratified by parliament's on both sides by the end of the year. The sticking points remain fishing rights and the creation of what the U calls the level playing field with penalties. Applicability. Either side breaks the rules for NPR news. I'm Teri
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"Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko is ordering his military to be on high alert. He's accusing NATO of building up forces near the Belarusian border is Teri Schultz reports from Brussels. NATO is rejecting the allegation. President Lukashenko made his latest claims that NATO troops in Lithuania and Poland ER, stirring up the situation inside Belarus as he inspected troops near the Polish border. NATO spokesperson Wanna Land Guess who calls the allegations baseless. She says NATO poses no threat to Belarus or any other country and has no military buildup in the region. Lithuania and Poland have also rejected the claims. Lungescu says NATO calls on Minsk to demonstrate full respect for fundamental rights Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has criticized Belarussian authorities brutal crackdown on pro democracy protesters. Lukashenko Saturday ordered his defence minister to implement the most stringent measures to protect the country's borders and scheduled military drills for later this week. Russia has a defense pact with Belarus and has offered assistance for NPR news. I'm Teri Schultz in Brussels. Hundreds of Republican delegates are meeting in Charlotte, North Carolina. Preparing for tomorrow's kickoff of the GOP's mostly virtual national convention. President Trump is expected to participate in all four nights on the eve of the political convocation. Several news organizations are releasing tapes of President Trump's sister, retired Judge Maryanne Trump, Barry. Calling him a liar and a phoney as NPR's Mara Liasson reports Maryanne Trump. Barry has never spoken publicly about her brother. The tapes were secretly recorded without Berries knowledge by Trump's niece, Mary Trump, who has written a scathingly critical book about her uncle. Much of the content and the tapes was reported in the book and the criticisms that Trump is cruel, a brat and a bully out only for himself, and that he had someone take his college entrance exams for him is consistent with what many others who knew and worked with Trump before he became president have said about him. Mara Liasson. NPR NEWS. This is NPR. The army says a soldier missing from Fort Hood in Texas had transferred units to ensure he was properly cared for and to prevent retaliation after he reported sexual abuse. 23 year old sergeant Elder Fernandez hasn't been seen since Monday. A search is underway. A South African research center is sounding the alarm about a social media network that's targeting black immigrants from other African countries ish meth and equal reports. The center says Posts are blaming Foreign Africans for crime, drug dealing and stealing jobs from locals. The research center note. Similar rhetoric has provoked violence against foreign Africans in the past. Earlier this year, many store finance pigeon boy and he said, employers shoot higher South Africans over foreigners. On the other hand, Julius Malema leader off the opposition economic Freedom Fighters, has consistently condemned xenophobia in South Africa. You are justifying crime and you give it nice names, old xenophobia, acrophobia. It's kind it must be dealt with. As such. The attacks have spread to other social media platforms for NPR news, am a smart friend equal in her daddy. In New Zealand. Sentencing gets under way in a few hours for the white supremacist who killed 51 worshippers at to Christ Church mosques last year. The 29 year old Australian has pleaded guilty in New Zealand's first terrorism conviction. I'm Barbara Klein. NPR news. Support for NPR comes from NPR stations. Other contributors include Eric and Windy Schmidt through.
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"News I'm teri Schultz in Brussels from Washington this is NPR news live from KQED news Brian white in San Francisco ten of the twenty nine active judges on San Francisco's ninth circuit court of appeals have now been appointed by president trump this week the Senate has confirmed Lawrence Van **** to the court Indyk received date not qualified rating from the American Bar Association for being in its words arrogant lazy and lacking in knowledge he's also known as an anti LGBT Q. activist university of Richmond law school professor Carl to bias it's pretty clear that most of these nominees are very conservative and were selected because they're conservative ideologically and so that may change the composition of the court to bias as many of the trump appointees are replacing other conservative judges but he says they're much younger than those judges and likely to be on the court for decades the north basin new commuter rail service plans to start service to larkspur and downtown Nevado tomorrow riders on the said no Moran area rail transit or smart system who get off at larkspur can take a ferry from there to San Francisco smart spokeswoman Julie a Gonzalez we had a economic recession that because the board to make the difficult decisions about which stations to build at a later date and though larkspur is one of those stations that had been planned and was promised to be delivered by the end of this year the fifty five million dollar larkspur extension marks the first edition of new track to the smart system since it opened two years ago I'm Brian what thanks for listening to KQED news support comes from total wine and more with more than eight thousand wines from around the world to complete holiday entertaining now open in Stevens creek support for.
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"Whistle blower from the intelligence community that started the impeachment inquiry to be identified the flower because the whistle blower story some people would call the frog I will go that far the lawyer for the whistle blower it says the person will answer written questions directly from Republican lawmakers those questions would normally go through the democratic majority the head of NATO is calling the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakar al Baghdadi a milestone in the fight against ISIS but as Terry Schultz reports secretary general Jens Stoltenberg is also warning that the battle is far from over our mission is not yet entirely fulfilled secretary general Stoltenberg says in an interview with the German weekly build I'm son tug NATO and it's twenty nine allies are all members of the global coalition to defeat Islamic state Stoltenberg emphasizes well I. S. doesn't hold territory anymore it sells in networks are still intact as the group reorganizes and tries to make a comeback after all the Dadi was killed last week in a US raid in Syria I. S. named Abu Ibrahim also show me all Karai she as his successor Stoltenberg also dismissed calls for NATO to take action against Turkey for its incursion into northern Syria he says Turkey is an important ally that's helped both in fighting I yes and hosting refugees from Syria's civil war for NPR news I'm teri Schultz in Brussels this is NPR and this is WNYC in New York on Shawn Carlson long island congressman Peter king is criticizing the impeachment inquiry speaking on John Catsimatidis radio show the Republican argued that Democrats are weapon icing impeachment allergen adults and others and it yeah lots of cuddles papers never contemplated that jewelry show views like this that she political purposes congressman king was with president trump last night at Madison Square Garden to watch an ultimate fighting championship match he says the president will continue to fight the impeachment inquiry Jeffrey camera are and Jocelyn because gay gave Kenya a sweep of the forty ninth annual New York City marathon men's and women's titles camera one for the second time in three years pulling away from countrymen Albert career in the final miles after crossing the finish line in Central Park camera are immediately embraced his mentor training partner and world record holder Eliud keep show okay who was waiting for him Jeff because gave finished nearly a mile ahead of four time champion merry kittani to become the first woman to win New York City and marathon debut since nineteen ninety four also many well it shore of Switzerland won her third straight women's wheelchair title at the marathon giving her eight consecutive marathon victories American Daniel Roman Chuck repeated as men's wheelchair champion crossing the finish line in one.
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"Have already failed wants to come to agreement making this extra meeting necessary for NPR news. I'm Teri Schultz in Brussels. US census bureau is facing a tough. Tight deadline to start the printing of twenty twenty cents as forms by tomorrow. NPR's Hans long reports. It's unclear whether that deadline will be met after President Trump's call to delay next year's constitutionally, mandated headcount, President Trump called for a census delay hours after the supreme court ruled to keep forms for now. This question is this person a citizen of the United States, Steve Choi heads when the challenges of that question, the New York immigration coalition? The court ruled that the citizenship question was not about whatever cockamamie reason. Donald Trump gave for the supreme court ruled then fact this citizenship question was a direct strike at big immigrant rich states like New York. The printing of one point five billion paper, census forms and other mailings was scheduled to start on Monday, census bureau ficials have said that could be delayed until the end of October, but that would require additional resources and could jeopardize final sentence. Preparations on Zealand, NPR news, New York, and you're listening to NPR news. And. This is WNYC in New York. I'm David I. Twenty seven th annual dyke. Mark has stepped off from Bryant park yesterday. The March was one of the world pride events taking place in New York City this weekend. But this was resistance March with no floats. And no corporate presence co-founder Maxine Wolfe was there. She says almost thirty years later, the event is still necessary. We have to fight for lesbians in every single kind of community and that means that will we're fighting for women who are losing their kids. We're fighting for transgender women of color, who are being beaten with fighting for women who are on welfare, lesbians, who are on welfare. We'll have to pretend they have a man at home. We there are so many issues that are not about marriage. New York City's pride March kicks off at noon today at twenty sixth street and Fifth Avenue marking the fiftieth anniversary of the stonewall uprising. Organizers say they expect one hundred and fifty thousand people to March with hundreds of thousands more lining, the streets to watch. For more coverage visit WNYC dot org slash stone. On wall fifty. In sports, the Yankees beat the Red Sox with a score that looked more like an NFL football game. Seventeen to thirteen in the first major league baseball game played in Europe. Each team scored six runs in a first inning at London stadium that stretched nearly an hour. The teams face each other again. Today in London. The game time is ten o'clock this morning for us watching back here in New York. The mets. Well, they lost again. This makes seven losses in a row. The Atlanta Braves beat them five to four currently, seventy four degrees. Mostly sunny skies today, expecting a high near eighty five. Support for NPR comes from Capital, One offering the spark cashcard for businesses committed to helping business.
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"Student and Nancy van vessel a director in the college of medicine. The two were killed by a gunman who opened fire at a Tallahassee yoga studio Friday university. President John Thrasher told the crowd he is deeply saddened but also angry fought for four. Four years in the previous two years when I was in the Florida legislature to keep guns off this campus. And I promise you, I promise you I will continue to fight that fight in two thousand fourteen a gunman shot three people in a campus library paralyzing one of the victims for NPR news. I'm Ryan daily in Tallahassee. This is NPR. Dutch investigators are closing their probe without resolving the mystery of a suicide by poison that took place almost a year ago and a Hague courtroom as Teri Schultz reports have not been able to figure out how the former Bosnian Croat general got the potassium chloride into court slowdown. Pro yet committed suicide on a live television feed moments after losing his appeal for a war crimes conviction. The seventy two year old former military commander shouted that. He rejected the verdict and dramatically drank vial of liquid. He died two hours later in the Hague hospital. The Hague public prosecution service spent almost a year looking at surveillance video from the international criminal tribunal for the former Yugoslavia they interviewed witnesses and searched the cell where probably a kid been held since two thousand thirteen after being found guilty of war crimes against Bosnian Muslims. They found a farewell letter to his family, but no proof of how and when probably got the potassium cyanide. Authorities concluded no crimes were committed in court staff. Followed. All relevant procedures for NPR news. I'm Teri Schultz NATO has confirmed that a Utah mayor who was also a Utah. Army national guard member who was training commandos in Afghanistan was fatally shot by one of his Afghan trainees thirty nine year old. Brent Taylor had taken a year long leave of absence as mayor of north Ogden for his deployment. The average price of regular grade gasoline has dropped eight cents over the past two weeks to to eighty five gallon industry analyst trilby Lundberg says falling. Crude oil prices are the main reason for the decrease at the pump..
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"In the meantime on a ten thousand euro bail several e you leaders have accused ngo ships of indirectly aiding human traffickers saying they should let the libyan coast guard coordinated rescue missions and take the migrants back to libya but the ngos argue the migrants would not be safe in libya where they have faced abuse and rape in holding centres this is inside europe nato's twenty nine heads of station government will be in brussels next week for a summit the alliance consider as crucial as a time of growing threats around the world but in the days leading up to the high level or rendezvous teri schultz reports the issue that's being discussed the most is the clash between the us president donald trump and german chancellor angela merkel no one knows what to expect when donald trump comes to brussels next week no one can forget what happened last time he got together with other world leaders at the g seven in canada when he refused to sign a final communique his opinion of nato swings wildly while his opinion of the leader of the most powerful economy in europe chancellor angela merkel remains consistently low they absolutely right to be nervous i think that sophia bash from the centre for european reform we know that trump and america don't have the greatest relationship we know that they're very different type of leader you know but she has dealt with different types of fetus before but for some reason it's a bit more difficult with president trump one reason in particular trump has seized on the fact that in twenty fourteen nato allies agreed to language saying they aim to move towards the guideline of putting two percent of their gdp into defense budgets within a decade which means by twenty twenty four eight allies already do that more will do it by twenty twenty four but germany isn't among them miracle has announced germany won't get anywhere close just one point five percent by twenty twenty five so fi abeche explains how this has become the center of us german and to some extent us nato tension a lot of president trump thinking seems to revolve around money revolves around dealmaking and the two percent fits well into sort of warped vision of what alliance on the territory is about so for him demme's paying up jimmy's not paying enough he's you know he's right to certain extent in the sense that jamie is state with nato you know if nato wants to get its defense spelling up germany is one of the biggest economy does need to increase but it's benson defense and local has acknowledged that she has said that because the transatlantic relationship is a pillar such important pilaf germany's foreign policy does need to increase defense spending nato deputy assistant secretary general james hathaway says the alliance would like to focus on the fact there are no longer budget cuts being made all allies are increasing their expenditures we are turning a corner defense spending is no longer falling in any nato country it's going up in all nato countries it's heading towards two percent in the majority of nato countries over twenty percent of that is being spent on new equipment so even on the burdensharing story when.
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"Over overtime speculating where i am and she goes on to say that she's at the white house feeling great and working hard that's npr's serra mccamman reporting isis is claiming responsibility for tuesday's terror attack in belgium that left three people dead including two police officers teri schultz reports from brussels the islamic state's announcement that benjamin herman who carried out the attack and leauge one of its soldiers is unusually brief and devoid of detail peter von austin one of the foremost terrorism researchers in belgium translates the text as simply claiming the shooter killed three people on is orders to attack countries participating in the us led coalition against the group the message does not refer to the fourth person authorities believe herman killed monday night in another town belton justice minister couldn't says he feels responsible for the attack because herman was out on a two day pass from prison he converted to islam in jail and reportedly became radicalized there for npr news i'm teri schultz in brussels this is npr news from washington more evacuation orders have been issued in hawaii because of new lava flows from the killer way of volcano residents of two coastal neighborhoods on the big island were told to leave amid worries lava might cut off potential escape routes for those people scientists at the us geological survey say lava is now flowing from the volcano at a rate covering six football fields and our officials say volcanic gas emissions remain high the head of fema is responding to a study suggesting thousands of people in puerto rico died as a result of hurricane maria npr's greg allen reports after surveying households in puerto rico researchers with the harvard ta chan school of public health concluded deaths from hurricane maria were more than seventy times.
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"Live from npr news in washington i'm jim hawk mandatory evacuation orders are up for thousands of residents of hawaii's big island as the kilowatt volcano continues to spew lava into residential areas casey harlow from hawaii public radio says more volcanic vents are appearing to more vents opened up in daily lonnie estates and lonnie puna areas of the big island that makes it a total of eight volcanic vents opening up and are active in hawaii county at least five homes have been burned to the ground by the slow moving lava more than seventeen hundred people have evacuated their homes since the volcano started rubbing thursday the us geological survey says more eruptions are likely i new command created by nato to counter russian activities in the atlantic region will begin operations july first from brussels teri schultz reports the pentagon says the increased us nato focus is necessary to deter the kremlin nato's new atlantic command it will be based in norfolk virginia it will report to the us military and will initially include just fifteen servicemembers but will expand to more than two hundred and fifty nato defense ministers approved creating this command in february to oversee ships aircraft and landing forces in the north atlantic a second new command will be based in germany to work on improving the mobility of troops and equipment across europe in case of a threat to a nato ally pentagon spokesman johnny michael says the new usbased command will be the linchpin of transatlantic security for npr news i'm teri schultz in brussels thousands of people turned out in central paris saturday for a party against french president emmanuel macron and bears eleanor beardsley reports the opposition accuses macron of being a president of the rich.
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"Investigators from the organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons or the opcw are preparing a report to determine what substance killed dozens of people earlier this month the opcw's factfinding mission has retrieved samples from the site of an alleged chemical attack in douma and is evaluating whether a second visit is necessary the haguebased agency says the material will be taken back to the netherlands and then sent out to designated testing labs for analysis opcw investigators had to wait a week in damascus before getting clearance to visit the site of the april seventh incident which western governments believe was a gas attack by the syrian government on civilians in the rebelheld suburb i the visit was delayed by the russian government then a un security team was fired upon while doing a check of the area the us has suggested russia tampered with evidence before the investigators were allowed in for npr news i'm teri schultz the international monetary fund's policymaking committee says countries should take advantage of the broadest based expansion in a decade and enact reforms that will make their economies more efficient the wrapped up three days of meetings in washington dc today saying it expects the world economy to grow three point nine percent this year and next which would be the fastest pace since two thousand eleven but an intensifying dispute between the us and china over beijing's aggressive attempt to challenge us technological dominance has raised the prospect of a trade war the could drag down worldwide growth barbara bush was honored today in a funeral service at saint martin's of huckabee church in houston the former first lady died tuesday at the age of ninety two after a number of hospitalizations and sasha inger has more of saint martin's episcopal church refill first lady melania trump sat beside the obamas and the clintons as friends and family shared memories of barbara bush her friend susan garrett baker spoke of bush's dedication to literacy and being pen pals with strangers former florida governor jeb bush just spoke of her as mom mom got difficult times with consistent take it to the bank unconditional but tough love she called her style a benevolent dictatorship but honestly it.
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"But unprofor eac learned that his appeal had been rejected which would mean he'd likely spend the rest of his life in prison then he stood up all of us he said he was not a war criminal and that he rejected the court's verdict with disdain then the presiding judge said this still police police adult but probably didn't sit town instead he picked up a small cop brought it to his mouth tossed his head back through a translator said this i have taken poison judge looked stunned other judges jumped out of their tears and the curtains were drawn and the court suspended its hearing probably later died at a dutch hospital reporter teri schultz has been following this story from brussels and she is with us now he terry hey cowley so i mean first of all the question i think so many people have is how could he have gotten poison into this courtroom a place that i would imagine has pretty intense security dutch authorities are investigating but they certainly haven't made any statement about this actually but everyone i spoke with including attorneys who worked at the court were shocked not so much actually that he could have sneaked this in because it was very small your checked for electronics you check for things in your pockets but that could have gotten through what people are surprised about is that there weren't more measures of prevention taken on this last day of the court where you knew the whole world was way to be watching that every precaution wasn't taken to make sure nobody could pull anything like this who was slow it on probably oc what was he convicted off well he he certainly wasn't one of those household names among the indictees at the war crimes tribunal he was a bosnian croat politician basically an even a former theater director of but but during the war he he became a commander ahmad military commander and what he was convicted of was was actually not stopping.
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"22nd the birthday of billy jean king the tennis star who crushed bobby rage 74 abc the news is next live from npr news in washington on of korver colmec's former bosnian serb general ratko mladic which has been convicted of genocide he was found guilty on ten of eleven counts for atrocities committed during the bosnian war egged 1990s teri schultz reports from the hague where victims and their families are expressing relief inside the court expressions of pingcuo god egged clause when months or he said rot commodity within the rest of his life in jail for his campaign to rid bosnia of ethnic muslims modest guilty as rubber needs a genocide where more than seven thousand men and boys were killed he also is guilty of a long list of other atrocities including persecution and extermination judge ori 400 crime the chamber shrimp mr rod comb luggage true laws appreciable jr modest heard the verdict from a room outside the court having been ejected for yelling at the judges when used to suspend the hearing due to what his defense said was dangerously high blood pressure frontier news i'm teri schultz in the hague lauded is going to appeal his sentence lebanon's prime minister is back home johnson two weeks ago said out hariri made a strange televised address from saudi arabia not from home he shocked the country by saying he'd quit his job in pierce richer lock says there's now been another twist todd el history has returned to lebanon and says he will for the moment at least remain as the country's prime minister hariri said he had tried to quit in protest of the strong influence of hezbollah the iranianbacked group in lebanon the company's president milan has promised him move for this call dialoque to try to resolve these problems npr's routes sherlock reporting researchers say they're a step closer to developing a device that can improve memory in people with brain damage and npr hamilton reports study in the journal nature communications scientists studied nearly three hundred people to figure out how different regions the brain communicate when someone makes our retrieved a memory and they found a distinctive pattern of trickle signals associated with an intact memory system michael kahane.
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"The ousted catalan leader carlos push iman remains in belgium but spain is formally asking belgian authorities to send him back from brussels teri schultz reports on how the belgian government is handling the case justice minister shane says the belgian executive branch has no role to play in the fate of separatist leader puzder ma and four other catalan officials now that spain has issued a european arrest warrant for them kings is published an open letter explaining the procedure which has replaced extradition between european union governments and has carried out directly between judicial and police authorities in the relevant countries as cleans describes it pushed him on will receive a summit shortly to be heard by a belgian judge who will then decide whether to keep them in custody while a determination is made whether he should be sent back to spain him may appeal pushed him on says he will cooperate with the belgian judiciary but his lust feet in spanish justice for npr news i'm kerry shalt in brussels and you're listening to npr news an american appeared in court in zimbabwe today twenty five year old martha o'donovan has been charged with subversion over a tweet criticizing president robert mugabe she could face twenty years in prison o'donovan arrest as the first since mugabe appointed a cyber security minister last month she's been working with local satirical video outlived called makamba tv a federal lawsuit filed against the state of nevada claims the state's public legal defense system is leaving defendants and rural counties under represent it.
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"Later this fall the court will hear a case testing whether police have to get a search warrant to obtain location information from cell phone towers it is considered perhaps the most important search case to reach the court in an era of expanding technology also before the court is a case it pits the rights of a gay couple to purchase a wedding cake from a selfproclaimed cake artist who asserts that he has a first amendment free speech right to refuse nina to open burke npr news washington as of today samesex couples can legally mary in germany teri schultz reports coq lila and bhutto mend have finally been able to legally wed after being a couple for almost forty year the two men became the first in germany to tie the knot at a town hall in berlin where the registry opened specially on sunday to allow the legalisation on the first day it was possible the two men were turned away 25 years ago and campaigned for marriage equality ever since the couple says they're overjoyed delivered i got a lot but bhutto mendez says it was a long hard struggle monitor all thirty years it could have happened a bit more quickly samesex couples have had the right to register since two thousand one without the same rights as heterosexual pairs for npr news i'm teri schultz spain's prime minister says there was no independence vote for catalonia today spain said that vote was illegal the catalonian leaders say preliminary results are ninety percent were in favor of independence spanish police raided polling sites including schools leaving more than eight hundred people injured as they tried to stop the voting this is npr news.
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"Is in beijing for talks on trade and north korea ahead of a planned visit by president trump in november it is tillerson second visit to the world's secondlargest economy since he became secretary this time he is expected to reiterate us concerns about china's large trade surplus with the us and whether beijing is putting enough pressure on pyongyang catalonia is set to hold a referendum sunday on whether to separate from spain as teri schultz reports the european union has denied please for mediation amid worries about its own unity to to breakaway movement in a number of member countries both pro and antiindependence activists in catalonia would like brussels to get involved but the eu is trying to stay out of what it considers an internal issue for spain european commission spokesman alex it into stein was asked how the bloc would react on sunday are they were going to do anything we will as everybody else uh what should events unfolded the spanish constitutional court has ruled the referendum illegal while few eu politicians would support separatist movements some are calling for restraint the spanish government has arrested catalan officials threatened to arrest hundreds of mayors and shut down websites in an effort to prevent the vote for npr news i'm cheri schultz in brussels a wrong says his flight ban over the kurdistan region is now in effect the ban is being imposed in retaliation for that region's independence vote earlier in the week a move that's been widely condemned by several countries i'm she stevens npr news in washington support for npr comes from npr stations other contributors include the robert wood johnson foundation working with others to build a culture of health for all on the web at our wjr dot org and the john d and catherine.
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"The head of nato says the alliance will be closely watching russia's military exercise with belarus next month jens stoltenberg is also calling on moscow to be more transparent about them their expected to be the largest in years is teri schultz reports the nato chief made the comments while visiting nato troops stationed in poland some thirty five miles from russian territory stoltenberg's visit to poland comes three weeks before russia's due to begin military exercises that it says will train fewer than thirteen thousand troops the alliance suspects the weeklong series of maneuvers with belarus may actually include up to one hundred thousand forces the nato chief urges moscow to be honest english news source through forces but nations should also respect their commitments to transparency both belarus and russia have invited a small number of diplomats to visitor days but not to close up inspections that international law requires for exercises exceeding thirteen thousand troops for npr news i'm kerry schultz in brussels this is npr the ceo of general electric jeffrey immelt is taking himself out of the running to head up over uber's board is meeting this weekend to find a new leader as the ride hailing company tries to overcome ethics scandals and to become more profitable a new monument will be unveiled in alabama and the next hour a peers alex alba sean reports it's a confederate memorial a memorial dedicated to unknown alabama confederate soldiers is being unveiled at a privately owned park and crenshaw county alabama david coggins is a member of the sons of confederate veterans and owns the park he says the monument honors confederate soldiers in alabama who died in battle and never received a proper burial but benard simultaneity president of the into believes he peas alabama state conference says there's more than just heritage it play known no good won't do group open gruber computer prone to determine the indable acp is opposing the monuments saint confederate symbols are inherently divisive for npr news i'm alex abu shannon tuscan lusa alabama.