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This is Jimmy Stewart coming today on talk Louisiana we’ll hear from Jim Barnhart , former President of the shaw group former chair of the Louisiana Democratic Party will discuss the political landscape in Baton Rouge and in the Beltway and assess business opportunities and Louisiana in the age of and also crowd is Ahmad or LSU , which is weighing new admission standards. Jim Bernhard is now head of Earnhardt capital that has 18,000 employees . Also we are slated to hear from singer Debra rose from abroad . She’ll preview her appearance coming very soon . It’s fine entertainer will be appearing at Southern University on 4th October all this today on FARC Louisiana but now the news on 89-3 double R K .
Live from NPR News. In Washington , I’m Korva Coleman President is tweeting about the woman who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh a sexual assault when they were in high school trump tweeted today that if the attack was as bad as Christine blase Ford says she would have filed charges with local law enforcement Kevin I has repeatedly denied the accusation , Ford’s lawyers aren’t negotiating conditions for her testimony . With the Senate Judiciary Committee , a spokesman for former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen says he’s talking to investigators in the special counsel’s office NPR’s Carrie Johnson reports Cohen does not have a formal cooperation agreement with the government .
Spokesman Lanny Davis , tweeted that Michael Cohen should be commended for providing critical information to the team investigating Russian election interference , Davis says. No one should question Cohen’s honesty veracity or loyalty to his family and country over President Trump Cohen’s meetings with the special counsel were first reported by ABC News ABC says Cohen answered questions about Trump’s business deals and Russia and possible connections between this campaign and Russian intermediaries last month Cohen pleaded guilty to 8 charges , including campaign finance violations for paying hush money to women are trumps direction Cohen’s preparing to be sentenced in December Carrie Johnson , NPR News .
Washington the National Weather Service is warning of excessive flooding in North and South Carolina rivers are swollen with rain from Hurricane Florence in eastern North Carolina NPR’s and Bobby and is near the town of Kingston. That’s where the news river has overflowed its banks .
It is then is to completely tie up traffic in this part of the state because all of the bridges going over the news River in this area of North Carolina are currently closed. As this river continues to rise and part of the problem is that where those rises and falls are happening is shifting almost constantly .
NPR’s Jason bogey in state-run media in Vietnam say the country’s President has died from a serious illness , Michael Sullivan says this was despite efforts by domestic and international doctors to save him.
60-one year old friends like became President in 2016 and was the public face of Vietnam to the international community. He’d been rumored to be sick . For months , but continued to appear in public . One of his last appearance is less than 2 weeks ago during a state visit by Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo work long looked visibly weak and stumbled during the welcoming ceremony before he became President served as minister of public security , a powerful position in a ministry with sweeping powers to protect the one party state from threats either domestic or from abroad . The former general , died at a military hot spittle in Hanoi : state-run media did not disclose the nature of his illness for NPR News , I’m Michael Sullivan in Chiang Rai Thailand .
On Wall Street the Dow Jones Industrial Average is up 40 points at 26,697 , the Nasdaq is up more than 8 you’re listening to NPR , UK Prime Minister Teresa Mayes spoke last hour about her country’s exit from the European Union or breaks it her proposals for the divorce were mostly rejected by EU officials at a meeting yesterday in Austria today. She said she cannot accept to EU demands that of uncontrolled immigration and of no-trade deal with other countries . She says that would make a mockery of the UK’s vote for Rex it me says no deal to leave the EU is better than a bad one . Some California restaurants will soon face new restrictions on when they can hand out plastic straws from member station KQED or reports on a new ban signed into law .
Beginning next year , full-service restaurants in California will not be able to automatically give diners plastic straws they can hand them out if a customer requests one in a signing statement. Governor Jerry Brown says the law is a small step that might make people consider alternatives to straws . He says our infatuation with single use plastics has had disastrous consequences . Critics of the bill said the law won’t significantly improve the environment and that it puts an unfair burden on restaurants for NPR News , I’m Katie or in Sacramento .
The sheriff of Harford County , Maryland , says a woman working at a drugstore warehouse killed 3 people with a handgun before taking her own life yesterday. 3 more people were wounded in the shooting . About 30 miles northeast of Baltimore Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler says snow mostly has been identified as a temporary worker at a Rite Aid distribution center . I’m Korva Coleman , NPR News .
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7-7 2 1-7-5 7-5 7 and 2975633 in houses Jim Bernhard President , CEO of Bernard Capital Partners and former head of the shaw group and former Democratic Party chairman in Louisiana. So he’s involved at the highest levels in our state and in the country and business and in politics , and good morning to you . Jim Bernard . Good morning , Jim . How you doing it doing well proud graduate of Louisiana State University and tomorrow’s a big day for that Bernhard family absolutely while father in law , Dr. Dan Renault for 25 years was present Louisiana Tech . So it’s going to be in family battle , hopefully you know show well in Louisiana . LSU will do now , when you sold the shaw group I remember that nice box Suite , you have a Tiger Stadium . It said shaw group , but you got the sweet . Well , it was always in my name and allowed .