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Live from NPR news on Shea Stephens officials in Louisville, Kentucky are under pressure to disclose details on a grand jury decision not to bring homicide charges in the police killing of Brianna Taylor fired officer bread hankinson is facing endangerment charges for firing into the home of Taylor's neighbor as wek. Use Karin Voya reports critics. Also want to know why hankinson was hired in Louisville. This might a questionable 10-year at the Lexington Police Department and called for reforms to the Lexington Police Department summer raised concerns that the department had allowed hankison to resign from the force after I check her tenure they say firing him would have served as a warning to other departments. But Community organizer April Taylor says the tailor decision, it feels like something bigger than the conduct of the police.

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On any level and so when people say just wait Justice will be served. Where is the Justice in Lexington over the next several days for NPR news on Corrine voyeur formation to the US Constitution Thursday every member on both sides of the aisle stated their commitment to a peaceful transfer of power during inauguration house Speaker Nancy Pelosi says President Trump needs to commit to doing the same remind him you are not in North Korea. You are not in Turkey you are not in Russia, mr. President. And by the way, you are not in Saudi Arabia.

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You want the United States of America? It is a democracy.

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So why don't you just

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try for a moment to honor your oath of office the issue of peaceful transfer of power of Rose after President Trump refuse to promise to leave office. If you lose his re-election, he told reporters Wednesday that he wait to see what happens if results show he lost new home sales Rose last month of their highest level in over a decade, but is NPR's Chris Arnold reports Economist would like to see even more homes built. The cars departments is new home sales Rose about 5% for the month before is low interest rates how to motivate home buyers, but in many parts of the country, there aren't that many homes for sale in that tight inventory is pushing up prices. The National Association of Realtors has the median price for an existing home is about $310,000 that's up more than 11% from a year ago that could eventually hurt sales if prices become unaffordable for too many people but one Optical the Sibley building more Homes at the pandemic and the wildfires mean delays.

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Building materials and Rising costs for Seminoles reporting. This is NPR news.

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Brazil has the world's second highest number of registered covid-19 death after the United States yet is NPR's fill a breeze reports. Its far-right president to seeing his popularity surge of the coronavirus Ustinov Westing the pandemic in Brazil, right? Good that's up 11 points from December before The Crisis began. His disapproval rating popularity is probably due to his government's emergency pandemic payments to the pole freeze NPR news Rio de Janeiro. The British government says it may take part in a study that involves deliberately.

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Volunteers who with an experimental coronavirus vaccine to determine if the drug works for opponents think that the approach May produce results faster than typical studies which reactions among volunteers who were given an experimental treatment and those who receive a placebo according to financial times has the UK study is set to begin in January Wall Street stocks closed slightly higher in trading Thursday with the tailgating 52 points. The NASDAQ had 239 US futures are higher in pre-market trading stocks across Asia are mixed on Shea Stephens. This is NPR news.
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