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Live from NPR news on Shea Stephens vice president Mike Pence and California, Senator Kamala Harris Clash Dover the issue of climate change during their only debate of the 2020 election as NPR's 1A Summers report Spence denounced the sweeping climate change legislation known as the Green New Deal climate change consensus asked whether he thought climate change was an existential threat. The vice president said that the climate is changing and that will follow the science. He also says Biden and Harris support the green New Deal Which is popular among progressives oppose the green New Deal which would crush American Energy with increase the energy cost of American families in their homes and literally would crush American jobs fully supported the green new deal though. Harris was a co-sponsor of the original resolution in the Senate.

Juana Summers NPR news President Trump says it's a blessing that he contracted covid-19 and credits and experimental drug treatment for eating his recovery and a brief video Trump promises to distribute the same medication to Americans for free in White House Press Secretary. Brian Morgenstern says, there's no way of knowing how the president was infected could have been any number of guests who may be tested negative but then later tested positive, so it's sort of an unknowable question as to where it entered the environment declined to say when the president last tested negative for covid-19 is calling Kayleigh mcenany tested positive for the virus earlier this week.

Milwaukee County police officer will not be charged in the shooting death of a black teenager as Marty Mikaelson from Member station wuwm reports prosecutor say the officer who is also black have reason to believe the deadly force was necessary. So fatally shot 17 year old Alvin call outside Mayfair Mall in February after a disturbance Milwaukee County District Attorney, John Chisum set in a 14 page letter that evidence showed Cole refused commands to drop his gun and fired a shot while fleeing police Chisholm says he used evidence from the squad cars dash camera along with testimony from Mensa and two other officers to reach his conclusion Wauwatosa Police don't wear body cameras. Mensa is currently suspended with pay the coal family's attorney says she's not done fighting and called for Menses firing for NPR news. I'm already Michaelson in Milwaukee for Minneapolis police officer charged with murder.

Floyd is free on a million dollars Bond their children's release prompted Minnesota's Governor today to activate the National Guard to assist local law enforcement. He says out of an abundance of caution. This is NPR news.

Do British Nationals accused of joining and Isis cell to torture and kill Americans are being held at a federal prison in Virginia. The justice department says Alexander Co T&L Sharm el-sheikh are charged with eight criminal counts, including conspiracy hostage-taking that resulted in death and material support to a terrorist organization the suspects to ride in the u.s. Today from a rock where they had been in military custody for the past year. Co tnl shakers schedule for detention hearing and arraignment on Friday.

California governor, Gavin Newsom has announced a goal of conserving 30% of a state's land and Coastal Waters by 2030 remember station KQED lower climate report that the state will join several countries that are pledging to do the same California is the world's fifth-largest other countries and Governor Newsom says the state has a responsibility to be a leader on conservation is executive order calling for better management of land to fight climate change and protect biodiversity envisions, improving forest and soil Health restoring wetlands and creating Greener Urban Air climate change is not just about greenhouse gas emissions emanating from tailpipes of vehicles, but it's the opportunity to sequester carbon in our soils loose inside California is the first state to commit the growing Movement by countries around the world to conserve 30% of its land by 2030 brand PR news. I'm Laura clivens Futures are up so lightly after Wednesday's games on walls.

Asian Shares are mixed. I'm Shay Stevens. This is NPR news.
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