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Live from NPR news on war ROM President Trump says he'll appoint a supreme court nominee soon to fill the seat left open by the death of Justice Ruth Gator Vince Bader Ginsburg, and that pic will be a woman. He spoke at a rally in Fayetteville, North Carolina last night NPR's Sam Green Glass reports a day after the court announced the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg chance of feel bad seed rippled through the crowd.

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The President also pledged to put another woman on the bench previous president. I can see every single time Sam Green Glass NPR News Washington, but after Justice Antonin Scalia died in February of 2016 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell refused to consider President Obama's nomination for the sea citing the election in November. He's prepared to move forward right away this time and Fioricet Kelsey Snell has more did not give any sort of the time that he simply said that the new nominee whoever that person is will get a vote on the senate floor, you know, this is part of a broader goal for the Senate that McConnell has talked about frequently pledge to remake the Federal Branch and they've approved more than 200 judges since Trump took office and VR is Kelsey Snell authorities in Southern California issued new evacuation orders yesterday after straw.

When's sound of wildfire that's been burning for nearly two weeks in mountains north of Los Angeles main while cooler damper weather is helping Cruise battling fires in Oregon and Washington in Portland enough smoke from wildfires has cleared for racial Justice protest to pick up again, Oregon public broadcasting Mirabella reports as the air to clear up Friday protesters return to the streets the Portland Police Bureau declared an unlawful assembly arresting 11 people for disorderly conduct and interfering with police demonstrations in Portland went on for more than 100 consecutive days before Wildfire smoke moved into the city forcing protesters to cancel events for their safety and the week of smokey are some Medics and mutual Aid groups that had been protests for still active. They switch from providing food and supplies for demonstrators to do in the same for firefighters in evacuees Portland mayor Ted wheeler has band the police Bureau from using CS.

A widely used form of tear gas another change as protests have restarted for NPR news. I'm Mira Powell in Portland National Hurricane Center says tropical storm beta could become a hurricane as it approaches Texas later today officials warned with Rising water could leave roads impassable and strong winds could bring down power lines in the state. You're listening to NPR news.

Authorities are investigating an envelope containing ricin that was addressed to the White House. It was intercepted at a government center and never reached his destination rice and is found naturally in Castor beans that can be converted into a biological weapon that can cause death from a small amount. There's no known antidote. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police says the envelope appear to have been sent from Canada to of Canada's senior politicians in Ottowa have now tested positive for covid-19. Dan Carpenter of reports. Both are the leaders of opposition parties Erin otoole. The newly elected leader of the official opposition to conservative party confirmed is positive results after he and his family got tested for the coronavirus earlier. This week is family tested negative 020 says he's feeling well, but will remain in self-isolation also this week the leader of the separatists Bloc quebecois e Francois Blanchette entered self-isolation after testing positive.

Staff members in the offices of both leaders are also isolating O'Toole recently met with the premier of Quebec France while ago who is now also self isolating covid-19 cases have been trending upward in much of Canada in recent weeks with some fearing the country might be entering the second wave for NPR news. I'm done Carpenter in Toronto London Police broke up a demonstration yesterday to enforce a ban on social Gatherings of more than six people. The protest was called by opponents of restrictions aimed at curbing to spread of coronavirus Britain has the highest death toll in Europe from covid-19. I'm Nora raum NPR news.
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