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NPR News: 08-15-2020 11AM ET

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Live from NPR news on Barbara Klein President Trump is stepping up his campaign against male in balloting ahead of the November election. None-the-less NPR's Windsor Johnston report many states are encouraging residents to vote by mail. This fall amid, the coronavirus pandemic house Speaker Nancy Pelosi says President Trump's attempts to cast doubt on mail-in ballot in the amount to an assault on the Constitution. This is a sad situation. We take an oath of office to protect and defend the Constitution for all enemies foreign and domestic Trump has lasted a democratic proposal that would include 25 billion dollars an emergency funding for the Postal Service as it braces for an unprecedented number of mail-in ballots in November House. Minority leader, Kevin McCarthy broke rhymes with Trump saying he supports the aid Postal Service will have the funding that it needs and will make sure of that present evidence that mail-in ballots with

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Defraud Windsor Johnston NPR News Washington, 300,000 member Postal Union endorsed Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden. The western part of the u.s. Is under an excessive heat warning including most of California where temperatures are expected to reach over a hundred ten degrees over the next several days, California. Governor. Gavin Newsom is calling on residents to conserve energy by the next 7 8 9 10 days. I work an experienced a record-breaking temperatures as the case in any jurisdiction on the globe. That means we could all do well just to be thoughtful about our electricity and energy consumption California electricity providers instituted rolling blackouts yesterday as demand for air conditioning sword several civil rights groups are suing to extend the deadline for replying to the 2020 census.

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NPR times Hilo Wong reports the Trump administration's decision to cut short the time for counting raises the risk the people of color immigrants and other historically undercounted people will be left out of your says there are less than seven weeks to try to count the people living in around 56 million homes that have not yet participated in the 2020 census those residents are disproportionately people of color or less likely to fill out a census form without getting a visit from a door knocker those efforts are set to end on September 30th because of construction. What's the first batch of census results delivered to the president by the end of this year as part of a federal lawsuit the Mexican American legal defense and educational fund and Asian Americans advancing Justice AJC cutting short counting goes against a constitutional mandate to count every person living in the country under the New York NPR.

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has sealed of Defense cooperation deal with Poland. It paves the way for moving US troops from Germany to Poland Pompeo is also agree to cooperate with the country on nuclear energy. He's looking to deepen us ties with Poland nationalist president. Andrzej Duda was reelected last month. Japan has marked the 75th anniversary of its surrender in World War II NPR's Anthony Kuhn reports ceremony of the participants observed a minute of silence for the 2.3 million military personnel and eight hundred thousand civilians who died in the war Emperor. Naruhito Express deep remorse for his country's wartime pass prime minister Shinzo Ave made no mention of Japan's aggression, but found it would not repeat the tragedy of war in South Korea. The anniversary is a national holiday marking Korea's Liberation from 35.

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5 years is a Japanese Colony president Moon. Jae-in said in a speech that sold is ready to hold talks with Tokyo to resolve outstanding issues such as compensation for Koreans used by Japan is forced labor during the war Anthony Kuhn NPR news. Soul funeral is being held in Houston today for slain Army specialist, Vanessa Gilliland in April about a fellow soldier at Fort Hood who she accused of sexually harassing her allegedly killed her feelings death is prompted renewed attention on gender equality in the military and Barbara Klein NPR news.
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