NPR News Now - NPR News: 08-24-2020 11PM ET

NPR News: 08-24-2020 11PM ET

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Live from NPR news on Nora raum the Republican National Convention got underway today in Charlotte North Carolina and a scaled-down event delegates not renominated President Trump for president United States. He scheduled to deliver his acceptance speech Thursday night from the white house, but he made an appearance today in Charlotte among other statements. He did not hide. He's undermining the US Postal Service for depressed mail-in voting as you know, they'd like to go to put that out there if anyone does it's the Democrats not the Republicans. I want to thank you very much and thank everybody speakers today included Mark and Patricia McCloskey the St. Louis couple who waved guns is black lives matter protesters outside their home summer mrs. Mcclaskey claims of by demonstration would bring Crime lawlessness and low quality apartments in to thriving Suburban neighborhoods.

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New York State's Attorney General is trying to force one of President Trump's Sons to testify in a probe of the family's business operations. The court filing was made public today and Tiaras and man reports. The investigation was launched after Donald Trump's onetime personal lawyer Michael Cohen told Congress the trumps manipulated the value of assets to gain Financial Advantage insurance coverage in property taxes, New York. AG Letitia. James is pushing for Eric Trump to testify under oath and demanding the Trump turn over thousands of documents that she says have been wrongly withheld last year her office forced Trump's charity to cease operations and pay a $2 fine for misusing charitable donations. The president is described investigations into his past business dealings as a political attack Brian Mann NPR news. Marco is now barely a tropical storm after its structure disintegrated over the gulf is suspended across the mouth of the Mississippi River tonight and PRS John Burnett report.

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Hurricane and storm surge watches are in effect as all eyes are now on soon-to-be hurricane Laura the 12 noon storm of this busy hurricane season will soon enter the Gulf of Mexico fueled by the warm surface water. Is it expected to intensify into a category 2 hurricane with winds greater than 100 miles per hour and take aim at the Louisiana Texas border Louisiana. Governor. John Bel Edwards says, it's good news that Marco petered out early. So we all have more time. It would be a shame if we didn't take advantage of it so that we can properly position ourselves to be prepared for Hurricane. Laura authorities are Urgent Coastal residents in the watch area from Galveston, Texas to Morgan City, Louisiana to shelter in place. If necessary public shelters will only be opened as a last resort because of the threat of coronavirus John Burnett NPR news, New Orleans.

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Tempe finished the day of 34 points. This is NPR news.

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Tens of thousands of people are under evacuation orders or warnings in California because of hundreds of wildfires in the state much of Northern California is under a red flag alert for dry lightning in high winds. The fires have killed at least seven people and destroyed more than 1,200 homes and other structures Health officials in Georgia are warning people not to use products containing chlorine dioxide to treat covid-19 from Member station WABE, Sam Whitehead reports. The Georgia Department of Public Health says people have been using products marketed under different names such as MSS and Miracle Mineral Solution to try to treat covid-19 has not been shown to be safe or effective for treating coronavirus infections. It says ingesting. It can lead to respiratory failure abnormal heart rhythms and even death

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The US Food and Drug Administration says it first warned consumers not to consume chlorine dioxide as a medical treatment in 2010. The agency says the chemical is not a proven treatment for health condition for NPR news. I'm Sam Whitehead in Atlanta. The governor of Wisconsin is called up in National Guard to deal with possible violent protests after a black man was shot by police in Kenosha last night 29 year old Jacob Blake is hospitalized in serious condition in a Cell Phone video provided by a bystander. It appears and Blake was shot in the back by police while it's three children were in the vehicle. I'm Nora raum NPR news.
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