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From NPR News. In Washington , I’m Shannon Van Sant prison hopes to advance his plan to overhaul the nation’s immigration system in the coming weeks and NPR Scott Horsely reported spotlighted our plan during his State of the Union speech .
In dollars for border security , including a wall , the elimination of the visa lottery and strict new limits on family based immigration. I know the current broken system a single immigrant can bring in virtually unlimited numbers of distant relatives under plan we focus on the immediate family experts say transplant would cut family based immigration by as much as 40% barring US citizens from ringing parents , siblings or adult children into the country . Scott Horsely , NPR News , Washington .
The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has resigned amid questions over her investments in tobacco and pharmaceutical companies. Georgia Public Broadcasting Spratly George reports Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald by the agency for less than a year .
Earlier this week. Political reported Fitzgerald purchased stock in a tobacco company , one month after becoming CDC director , she also bought shares of drug companies Merck and bear and health insurer humanity other investments , prevented her from testifying before Congress on issues like cancer prevention and opioid addiction . In a statement . Health and Human Services Secretary Alex days are says Fitzgerald’s complex financial interests quote imposed a broad recusal limiting her ability to complete all her duties as CDC director Fitzgerald led Georgia’s Department of Public Health before former HHS Secretary Tom Price appointed her to lead the CDC in July of last year . For NPR News , I’m Bradley George in Atlanta .
Forensic experts have matched the sarin gas being used against civilians in Syria without handed over for destruction by the Syrian government in 2014. Teri Schultz reports on new information discovered by laboratories working for the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons in The Hague .
The Reuters news agency has interviewed scientists and diplomats who confirmed the markers in the sarin gas destroyed in 2014 match the gas used against civilians. Causing a huge number of casualties in 2013 that’s long been alleged by human rights organizations now confirmed by forensics . But that’s not all the same gas was reportedly used as recently as last year . Long after the Syrian government’s war handed over its entire stockpile .
Google is tweaking its search results to provide more diverse perspectives. The change will impact the box tax code snippets that appear at the top of search result pages the snippets provide quick information to users in the past . Google provided just a single box now provide several this is NPR News .
A quick and it is today ordered the release of Amnesty International’s Turkish chairman NPR’s Peter Kenyon reports the order comes after he had been in jail for nearly 8 months.
Terror kill it was arrested last June and was awaiting trial on charges including membership in a terrorist organization , a reference to the clerk for 2. The glens movement which Turkey calls the to the terror organization and blames for 2016 coup attempt 9 other civil society activists were also arrested , including amnesties Turkey director , 8 of them were released on bail and October . In a statement . Amnesty’s European director says it’s an enormous relief to learn of the conditional release order for kill it and vowed to continue to fight would Amnesty calls in attempt to silence critical voices within Turkey . The charges against all 10 defendants still stand Peter Kenyon NPR News . Istanbul .
Japan is praising President avowed to put maximum pressure on North Korea to abandon its nuclear program. Japan said today it has high praise for Trump’s powerful message to the North Korean regime and vowed to work closely with its other allies . The US and South Korea , as well as China and Russia to get North Korea to change its policies and his first State of the Union address . Trump said last night that North Korea‘s reckless pursuit of nuclear missiles could soon threaten the homeland , the United States . A train carrying Republicans to retreat in West Virginia appears to have had a truck on the tracks , lawmakers have been tweeting from the scene and the reports say that no one has been seriously injured . I’m CNN San NPR .
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I’m Jennifer Moss in the WTO newsroom well earlier Wednesday forecast in just a moment. First , today’s news plans are underway to construct a new $49 million Grand Rapids home for veterans facility . This comes after Michigan Attorney General Bill shooting state audit uncovered insufficient care inadequate staffing levels and other problems at the existing Grand Rapids home for veterans W Daniel Booth reports .
The Grand Rapids Planning Commission is moving forward with a new $49 million Grand Rapids home for veterans. The new facility is said to be constructed at 3 Mile road in Monroe Avenue home or house 128 residents plans for the building include a community center with the kitchen Clinic physical therapy space offices in a meditation chapel then one is a spokesman for the Michigan Department of Military and Veterans Affairs . He says the new facility will be a major upgrade in the current home originally built in 1885 .
With the new facility , but we are currently planning to construct this will resemble more at home and then the current facility.
Last summer , allegations of abuse led Michigan Attorney General Bill should be to issue a statewide audit to the facility that audit it resulted in criminal charges for 11 former caregivers State Representative when he drinks of Grand Rapids , says while the $49 million upgrade as a step in the right direction. A new facility . It’s not enough .
I think it’s important for us to remember that you know we can make the cybercrime pretty Burma’s we’re really focused on the culture there and I cannot veterinary feeling on the inside of those buildings. We will be missing the point .
Meanwhile , one , says the agency has changed care providers and are turning things around.
I think if you look and this past August , the state auditor issued a follow up report and should great progress there as well. The agency as a whole , the coroner Potomac so all the staff . We continue to look ahead and work toward the future and building the best facilities and and providing the best possible care for Michigan‘s utterance .
Plans call for the new home to open in 2020 Dana Booth WG view news.
Former governor John Engler , will serve as interim president of his troubled alma mater. Michigan State University as we hear from WG is Rick Pluto the MSU board of trustees is expected to officially vote on the appointment at a meeting today Engler will take the job is Michigan State faces multiple investigate .