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From NPR news in Washington,I'm Korva Coleman.
President Obama met with Republican and Democratic lawmakers at the White House today.They discuss job creation program,health care and cutting the deficit. "I'm gonna continue to seek the best ideas from either party as we work to tackle the pressing challenges ahead." Mr.Obama spoke with reporters at the White House as well today where asked him about variety of issues including Iran. Iranian media says Tehran has started to enrich uranium , a process the US fears could be a cover for a weapon's program.Mr. Obama says Iran is risking new punishment."What we are gonna be working on over the next several weeks is developing a significant regime of sanctions that will indicate them how isolated they are from the international community as a whole.The Iranian Foreign Minister says new sanctions will be a mistake.

Some one hundred Iranians protested that the Italian Embassy in Tehran today throwing eggs and shouting slogans against Italy and its Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi. NPR's Sylvia Poggioli reports from Rome.Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini told the Senate that the protest was hostile and that the group tried but failed to assult the building.He said about a hundrend members of Iran's religious militia dressed as civilians shouted "Death to Italy "and "Death to Berlusconi".He said the attackers hurled stones at the Embassy but Iranian police intervened to stop a full-blown assult. Italy is one of the Iran's main European trading partners.Last week on a visit to Israel,Prime Minister Berlusconi announced Italy was getting back its economic dealings with Iran and wanted tighter sanctions against Tehran government.Sylvia Poggioli,NPR News,Rome.
A winter storm blowing to the mid-west has forced school closures.And in Chicago authorities canceled the flights of the city's airports.NRP's Cheryl Corley reports. Slip roads,school closures,flight delays,all the stuff of winters playing at mid-west,the city of Chicago has put its full fleet of 275 snow plow trucks on the street in an effort to keep the roads passable. A blizzard watches and afraid until tomorrow.And the National Weather Service is forecasting more than a foot of snow for the Chicago area was winds that could gust up to 40 miles per hour. With the snow has come plenty of flights cancelations and delays.More than 500 flights have been canceled at Chicago's O'Hare Airport because of earlier snow on the east coast ,the longer with the snow here.For flights that haven't been getting out ,there's been a delay of 90 minutes or more.At Chicago's Midway airport, southwest airlines canceled all of its flights through tomorrow morning. Cheryl Corley ,NPR news,Chicago.
On Wall Street,the Dow Jones Industrials are up 168 points at 1081 on trading some 3.5 billion shares.The NASDAQ's up 25 at 2151. The S&P 500 is up 14 points. You're listening to NPR News.
President Obama has signed an executive order creating a task force and getting  government agencies to work together to combat childhood obesity.NPR's Allison Aubrey reports.As Firt Lady Michelle Obama unveils the details of the campaign dubbed(称为) "Let's Move" aimed at encouraging more physical activity and healthier eating , the President is asking his cabinet secretaries to put their heads and agencies together to come up with some sound strategies to nudge families towards healthy lifestyles.Signing the executive order,Mr.Obama said obesity is one of the most urgent health issues the nation faces."This has enormous promise in improving the heath of our children , in giving support to parents to make the kinds of heathy choices that at often times very difficult." He said without effective intervention aimed at combat obesity, many more children will endow serious illnesses that put a strain on the nation's healthcare system. Allison Aubrey,NPR News,Washington.
Toyata is recalling its next batch of vehicles to fix problems.Nearly 440,000 Prius and Lexis vehicles need repairs for brake problems.Some drivers have complained of a lag when pushing on brakes especially driving over bumpy(不平的) roads.The brake problems adds to Toyota's recalls for millions of vehicles with gas pedals.Some of these are sticky,others have got entrapped underneath floor mats.
Authorities in southern California are warning hundreds of people to leave their homes for fear of mud slids.There's a flash flood watch posted for neighborhoods to the northeast of Loa Angles start in the burn path of wild fires last year. There's nothing to hold back flood water or mud slids as new round of storm bears down on the region.
I'm Korva Coleman, NPR News.
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President Obama met with republican and democratic lawmakers at the White House today. They discussed job-creation programs, health care and cutting the deficit.
“I’m gonna continue to seek best ideas from either party as we work to tackle the president challenge ahead.” Mr. Obama spoke with reporters at the White House as well today while asked about variety issues, including Iran. Iranian media says Tehran has started to enrich uranium, a process the US fears could a cover for a weapons program. Mr. Obama says Iran is risking new punishment.
“well, we’re going, be working on over the next several weeks, is developing a significant regime of sanctions that will indicate to them how isolated they are from international community as a whole.”Iranian foreign ministry says new sanctions would be a mistake.

Some one hundred Iranians protest at Italian embassy at Iran today, throwing eggs and shouting slogans against Italy and its primary minister, Suvio Berlusconi.
Italian foreign minister Franco Frattini told the senate the protest was hostile and the group tried but failed to assault the building. He said about a hundred members of Iran’s religious militia dressed as civilians shout death to Italy and death to BerluSconi. He said the attackers hurled stones at the embassy, but Iranian police intervened to stop the full blown assault. Italy is one of Iran’s main European trading partners. Last week on a visit to Israel, president BerluSconi announced Italy was scaling back its economic dealings with Iran and warned tighter sanctions against Tehran government.

A winter storm blowing to the Midwest has forced school closures and Chicago authority cancelled flights of the city’s airports.
Slip roads, school closures and flight delays and all the stuffs of winter are playing out at Midwest, the city of Chicago has put its full fleet of 275 snow plow trucks on the streets, in an effort to keep the road passable. A blizzard watch is in effect until tomorrow. As the national weather service is forecasting more than a foot of snow for the Chicago area with wind that could gust up to 40miles/hour. With this snow has caused plenty of flight cancellations and delays. More than 500 flights have been cancelled at Chicago’s O’Hare airport, because of earlier snow on the east coast along with the snow here. For the flights that haven’t been getting out, there is been a delay of 90 minutes r more. The Chicago’s middle way airport South West airlines cancelled all of its flights through tomorrow morning.
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From NPR News in Washington, I'm Korva Coleman.


President Obama met with Republican and Democratic lawmakers at the White House today. They discussed job creation programs, health care and cutting the deficit.


I'm going to continue to seek the best ideas from either party as we work to tackle the pressing challenges ahead.


Mr. Obama spoke to reporters at the White House as well today while asked him about variety of issues including Iran. Iranian media says Teheran has started to enrich uranium, a process the US fears could be a cover for a weapons program. Mr. Obama says Iran is risking new punishment.


What we are going to be working on over the next several weeks is developing a significant regime of sanctions that will indicate to them how isolate they are from the international community as a whole.


Iranian foreign ministry says new sanctions would be a mistake.


Some one hundred Iranians protested at the Italian embassy in Teheran today, throwing eggs and shouting slogans against Italy and its Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi. NPR's Sylvia Poggioli reports from Rome.


Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini told the Senate that the protests were hostile and group tried but failed to assault the building. He said about a hundred members of Iran's religious militia dressed as civilians shouted "death to Italy and death to Berlusconi". He said the attackers hurled stones at the embassy but Iranian police intervened to stop a stop a full-blown assault. Italy is one of the Iran's main European trading partners. Last week on a visit to Israel, Prime Minister Berlusconi announced Italy was scaling back its economic dealings with Iran and wanted tighter sanctions against the Teheran government. Sylvia Poggioli, NPR News, Rome.


A winter storm blowing to the Midwest has forced school closures. And in Chicago, authorities have cancelled flights of the city's airports. NPR's Cheryl Corley reports.


Slip roads, school closures, flight delays, all the staffs of winters are preying on the Midwest. The city of Chicago has put its full fleet of 275 snow plough trucks on the streets in an effort to keep the roads passable. A blizzard watch is in effect until tomorrow. And the National Weather Service is forecasting more than a foot of snow for the Chicago area with winds that can gust up to 40 miles per hour. With the snow has come plenty of flight cancelation and delays. More than 500 flights have been cancelled at the Chicago Ohare Airport because of earlier snow on the east coast * with the snow here. For flights that haven't been getting out, there has been a delay of 90 minutes or more. At Chicago's Midway Airport, South West Airlines cancelled all of its flights through tomorrow morning. Cheryl Corley, NPR' News, Chicago.


And Wall Streets, the Dow Jones Industrial is up 168 points at 10,081 on trading of some 3.5 billion shares. The NASDAQ is up 25 at 2,151. The S&P 500 is up 14 points. You're listening to NPR News.


President Obama has signed an executive order creating a task force aimed at getting government agencies to work together to combat childhood obesity. NPR's Allison Aubrey reports.


As First Lady Michelle Obama unveils details of a campaign dubbed "Let's Move" aimed at encouraging more physical activity and healthier eating, the president is asking his cabinet secretaries to put their heads and agencies together to come up with some sound strategies to nudge families toward healthier life-styles. Signing the executive order, Mr. Obama said obesity is one of the most urgent health issues the nation faces.


This has enormous promise in improving the health of our children, in giving support to parents to make the kinds of healthy choices that are often very difficult.


He said without an effective intervention aimed at combating obesity, many more children would endure serious illnesses that put a strain on the nation's health care system. Allison Aubrey, NPR News, Washington.


Toyota is recalling its next batch of vehicles to fix problems. Nearly 440,000 Prius and Lexis vehicles need repairs for brake problems. Some drivers have complained of a lag when pushing on brakes especially when driving over bombe roads. The brakes problem adds to Toyota's recalls for millions of vehicles with gas pedals. Some of these are sticky. Others have gotten trapped under the floor mats.


Authorities in Southern California are warning hundreds of people to leave their homes for fears of mudslides. There's a flash-flood watch posted for neighborhoods to the northeast of Los Angles that were in burn path of wildfires last year. There is nothing to hold back flood water or mud slides as a new round of storms bear down on the region.


I'm Korva Coleman, NPR News.
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From NPR News in Washington, I'm Korva Coleman.
President Obama met with Republican and Democratic lawmakers at White House today. They discuss creation programs, health care and cutting deficit. “ I am continuing to seek the best ideas, from either party, as we work to tackle the present challenge ahead” Mr.Obama spoke with the reporters as well today who ask him about variety of issue including Iran. Iranian media says Teheran has started to enrich uranium, a process that US fears could be a cover for weapon programs. Mr,Obama says Iran is risking new punishment. “ What we are gonna work on in the several weeks is developing a significant regime sanctions that will indicate them how isolated they are from the international community as whole.” Iranian Foreign Minister says new sanction would be a mistake.
Some one hundred Iranians protested at the Italy embassy in Teheran today, throwing eggs and shouting slogans against Italy and its Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi . Sylvia Poggioli reports from Rome.
Italy foreign minister told the senate the protest was hostile and the group tired but failed to assault the building. He said about a hundreds members of Iran’s religious militia dressed in civilian shouted “ death to Italy” and “ death to Berlusconi” He said the attackers hurled stones at the embassy but the Iranian police intervened to stop a full blow assault. Italy is one Iran’s main European trading partners. Last week on a visit to Israel, Prime Minister Berlusconi announced that Italy was scaling back its economic dealings with Iran and wants tight sanction on the Teheran government. Sylvia Poggioli NPR News, Rome.
A winter storm blowing to Middle West has forced school closures and in Chicago, authorities cancelled flights of the city’s airport. NPR’s Cheryl Corley reports.
Slip roads, school closures, flight delays, all stuff of winter is playing out the Middle West. The city of Chicago has put its full fleet of 275 snow plow truck on the street in an effort to keep the road passable. A blizzard watches and the affect until tomorrow. And a national weather services forecast more than a foot of snow for the Chicago area with winds that could gust up to 40 miles per hour. With the snow, it complicated a flight cancellations and delays. More than 500 flights have been cancelled in Chicago or Ohio airport because of the earlier snow in the east along with the snow here. For flights that haven’t beginning out, there is gonna delay of 90 minutes or more. In Chicago middle way airline, Southwest Airlines cancelled all of its flight through tomorrow morning. Cheryl Corley, NPR News, Chicago.
On Wall Street, the the Dow Jones Industrial Average are up 168 point at 10,081 on trading of some 3 and half billion shares. The NASDAQ is up 25 at 2151. The S&P 500 is up 14 point.
You are listening to NPR News.
President Obama has signed executive order , creating a task forth aimed at getting government agencies to work together to combat childhood’s obesity. NPR Allison Aubrey reports.
As First Lady Michelle Obama unveiled the details of the campaign dubbed as “ Let’s move” encouraging more physical activities and healthier eating. The President is asking his cabinet secretaries to put their heads and agencies together to come up with some sum strategies to nudge families towards healthier lifestyle. Signing the executive order, Mr.Obama said obesity is one of the most urgent health issue the nation faces. “ there is enormous promises in improving the health of our children, in giving support to the parents, to make the kinds of healthy choices that often time is vertical” He said without effective interventions aimed at combating obesity, many children will endure serious illness that will put strain on the nation’s health care system. Allison Aubrey, NPR News, Washington.
Toyota is recalling back its next batch of vehicle to fix problems. Nearly 440,000 Prius and Lexis vehicles need repairs for brake problems. Some drivers have complained a lag, when pushing on the brakes, especially when driving on bumpy roads. The brakes problems adds to Toyota’s recall for millions of vehicles for gassing pedals. Some of those are sticky, some of got trapped underneath floor mats.
Authorities in Southern California are warning hundreds of people to leave their homes for fears of mudslides. These are flush flood watch posted in the neighborhood Northeastern of LA, that was the burn path of wildfiers last year. There is nothing to hold back flood water or mudslides as new round of storm bear down on the region.
I am Korva Coleman, NPR News.
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From NPR news in washington, I'm Korva Coleman.

President Obama met with republican and democratic lawmakers at the White House today. He discussed job creation programs, health care and cutting the deficit.

I'm gonna continue to seek the best ideas from either party as we worked to tackle the present challenges ahead.

Mr. Obama spoke with reporters at the White House as well today who asked him about a variety of issues including Iran. Iranian media says Tehran has started two enriched uranium, a process that US fears could be a cover for a weapon's program. Mr. Obama says Iran is risking new punishment.

Well, we are gonna be working on within next several weeks, is developing a significant regime of sanctions that will indicate to them how isolated they are from the international community as a whole.

The Iraninan Foreign Ministry says new sanctions would be a mistake.

Some 100 Iraninan protested at the Italian Embassy in Terhan today, throwing eggs and shouting slogans against Italy and its Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi. NPR's Sylvia Poggioli reports from Rome.

Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini told the Senate that the protest was hostile and that the group tried but failed to assault the building. He said about 100 memebers of  Iran's religious militia dressed as civilians shouted death to Italy and death to Silvio Berlusconi. He said the attackers hurled stones at the embassy but Iranian police intervened to stop a full-blown assault. Italy is one of Iran's main European trading partners. Last week on a visit to Isreal, Prime Minister Berlusconi announced Italy was carrying back its economic dealings with Iran and warns tighter sacnctions against the Terhan government. Sylvia Poggioli, NPR news, Rome.

A winter storm blowing through mid-west has forced school closures and in Chicago authorities have cancelled flights at the city's airports. NPR's Cheryl Corley reports.

Slippery roads, school closures, flight delays, all the stuff of winter is playing out in the mid-west. The city of Chicago has put its full fleet of 275 snow power trucks on the streets in an effort to keep the roads passible. A biltzer watch is in effect until tommorrow and the National Weather Service is forcasting more than a foot of snow for Chicago area with winds that could gust up to 40 miles per hour. With this snow has /flight cancellations and delays. More than 500 flights have been cancelled at Chicago airport because of an earlier snow on the east coast along with this snow here. For flights that haven't been getting out, there has been a delay of 90 minutes or more. And Chicago's Midway airport, Southwest airlines cancelled all of its flights through tommorrow morning. Cheryl Corley, NPR news, Chicago.

On Wall Streest, the Dow Jones Indusrials are up 168 points at 1,081 on trading some 3.5 billion shares. The NASDAQ's up 25 at 2,151. The S&P 500 is up 14 points. You're listening to NPR News.

President Obama has signed an executive order creating a task force aimed at getting government agencies to work together to combat childhood obesity. NPR's Allison Aubrey reports.

As First Lady Michelle Obama unveils details of a campaign / ''Let's move'' aimed at encouraging more physical activity and healthier eating, the president is asking his Cabinet Secretaries to put their heads and agencies together to come up with some sound strategies to enourage families towards healthier life styles. Siging the executive order, Mr Obama said obesity is one of the most urgent health issues the nation faces.

This has enormous promise in improving the health of our children, in giving support to parents to make the / choices that often times are very difficult.

He said without effective intervention aimed at combating obesity, many more children will endorse serious illnesses that will put a strain on the nation's health system. Allison Aubrey , NPR news, Washington.

Toyota is recalling its next / of vehicles to fix problems. Nearly 440,000 Prius and Lexus vehicles need repairs for break problems. Some drivers have complained of a lag when pushing on breaks especially when driving over bumby roads. The break problem adds to Toyota's recalls for milions of vehicles with gas pedals. Some of these are sticky. Others have gotten trapped underneath floor mats.

Authorities in southrn California are warning hundreds of people to leave their homes for fear of mudslides. Here is the flash flood watch posed from neighbourhoods to the northeast of Los Angelas that were in the bruned path of wild fires last year. There is nothing to hold back flood water or muslides as a new round of storms bears down on the region.

I'm Korva Coleman, NPR news.
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From NPR News in Washington, I'm Korva Coleman.

President Obama met with Republican and Democratic lawmakers at the White House today. They discussed job creation programs, health care and cutting the deficit. "I'm gonna continue to seek the best ideas from either Party as we work to tackle the pressing challenges ahead." Mr. Obama spoke to reporters at the White House as well today. He was asked about variety of issues including Iran. Iranian media says Tehran has started to enrich uranium. A process the US fears could be a cover for a weapon's program. Mr. Obama says Iran is risking new punishment. "What we are gonna be working on over the next several weeks is developing a significant regime of sanctions. Of that, we will indicate to them how isolated they are from the international community as a whole." Iranian Foreign Ministry says new sanctions would be a mistake.

Some 100 Iranian protesters are the Italian embassy in Tehran today, throwing eggs and shouting slogans against Italy and its Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi. NPR's Sylvia Poggioli reports from Rome.

Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini told the senate that the protest was hostile and that the group tried but failed to assault the building. He said about 100 members of Iran's religious militia dressed as civilians, shouted "death to Italy" and "death to Berlusconi". He said the attackers hurled stones at the embassy, but Iranian police intervened to stop a full-blown assault. Italy is one of Iran's main European trading partners. Last week on a visit to Israel, Prime Minister Berlusconi announced Italy was scaling back its economic dealings with Iran and wants tighter sanctions against the Tehran government. Sylvia Poggioli, NPR News, Rome.

A winter storm blowing to the midwest has forced school closures and in Chicago, authorities have canceled flights of the city's airports. NPR's Cheryl Corley reports.

Slipped roads, school closures, flights delays, all the stuff of winter is playing out of midwest. The city of Chicago has put its full fleet of 275 snowplow trucks on the streets in an effort to keep the roads passable. A blizzard watches in effect until tomorrow. And the National Weather Service is forecasting more than a foot of snow for the Chicago area with wind that could gust upto 40 miles per hour. With this snow has come plenty of flight cancelations and delays. More than 500 flights have been canceled at Chicago's O'Hare Airport because of earlier snow on the East Coast along with the snow here. For flights that have been getting out, there is gonna delay of 90 minutes or more. At Chicago's Midway Airport, Southwest Airlines canceled all of its flights through tomorrow morning. Cheryl Corley, NPR News, Chicago.

On Wall Street, the Dow Jones Industrials are up 168 points at 10,081 on trading in some 3.5 billion shares. The NASDAQ is up 25 at 2,151. The S&P 500 is up 14 points.

You are listening to NPR News.

President Obama has signed an executive order, creating a task force aimed at getting government agencies to work together to combat childhood obesity. NPR's Allison Aubrey reports.

As First Lady Michelle Obama unveils details of the campaign dubbed "Let's Move" aimed at encouraging more physical activity and healther eating, the president is asking his cabinet secretaries to put their heads and agencies together to come up with some sound strategies to nudge families toward healthier lifestyles. Signing the executive order, Mr. Obama said obesity is one of the most urgent health issues the nation faces. "This has enormous promise in improving the health of our children, in giving support to parents, to make the kinds of choices that often time is very difficult." He said without effective intervention aimed at combating obesity, many more children will endure serious illnesses that put a strain on the nation's health care system. Allison Aubrey, NPR News, Washington.

Toyota is recalling its next batch of vehicles to fix problems. Nearly 440,000 Prius and Lexis vehicles need repairs for break problems. Some drivers have complained they were lagged when pushing on breaks especially when driving over bumpy roads. The break problem adds to Toyota's recalls for millions of vehicles with gas paddles. Some of these are sticky, others have gotten trapped underneath floor mats.  

Authorities in southern California are warning hundreds of people to leave their homes for fears of mudslides. There is a flash flood watch posted for neigborhoods to the northeast of Los Angeles, start * in the burned path of wildfires last year. There's nothing to hold back flood water or mudslides as a new round of storms bears down on the region.

I'm Korva Coleman, NPR News.
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Homework:所谓重赏之下必有勇夫!(谁能告诉我这句怎么翻?)

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From NPR News in Washington, I'm Korva Coleman.
  President Obama met with Republican and Democratic law makers at the White House today. They discuss job creation programs, house care and cutting the deficit. "I'm gonna continue to seek the best * from either party as we work to tackle the present challenge ahead." Mr. Obama spoke to reporters at the White House as well today, where asked him about variety of issues including Iran. Iran's media says Tehran has started to enrich uranium, a process that US fears could be a cover for a weapon program. Mr. Obama says Iran is risking new punishment. "Well, we are gonna be working out of next several weeks is developing a significant * of sanctions that will indicate to them who isolated they are from the international communities as a whole." Iran Foreign Ministry says new sanctions will be a mistake.
  Some one hundred Iranian protested at the Italian embassy in Tehran today, throwing eggs and shouting slogans against Italy and its Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi. NPR's * reports from Rome.
  Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini told the Senate that protest was hostile and that the group tried but failed to assault the building. He said about hundreds members of Iran's religious militia dressed civilians shouted death to Italy and death to Berlusconi. He said the attackers hurled stones at the embassy but Iranian police intervened to stop * boon assault. Italy is one of Iran's main European trading partners. Last week on a visit to Israel, Prime Minister Berlusconi announced Italy was scaling back its economic dealings with Iran and warns tighter sanctions against the Tehran government. *, NPR News, Rome.
  A winter storm blowing through Middle West has forced school closures and in Chicago, authorities canceled flights of the city's airports. NPR's * reports.
  * road, school closures, flight delays all the stuff of winter is playing out in the Middle West. The city of Chicago has put its foot * of 275 snow plow trackers on the street in an effort to keep the roads passable. A * of * is in effect until tomorrow and the National Weather Service is forecasting more than a foot of snow for the Chicago area was winds that could gust up to 40 miles per hour. With the snow is complicated a flight cancelation and delays. More than 500 flights have been canceled at the Chicago's * Airport because of an earlier snow in the east coast prolong with the snow here. For flight at beginning out, there has been a delay of 90 minutes or more. At Chicago's Midway Airport, Southwest airlines canceled all of its flights through tomorrow morning. *, NPR News, Chicago.
  On Wall Street, the Dow Jones Industrials are up 168 points at 10,081 on trading of some 3.5 billion shares. The NASDAQ is up 25 at 2151. The S&P 500 is up 14 points.
  You are listening to NPR News.
  President Obama has signed an executive order creating a task force aimed at getting government agencies to work together to combat childhood obese. NPR's Allison Aubery reports.
  As First Lady Michelle Obama unveils details of a campaign dock let's move aimed at encouraging more physical activity and healthier eating. The President is asking his cabinet secretaries to put their heads and agencies together to come up with some sound strategies to * families towards healthier lifestyles. Signing the executive order, Mr. Obama said obesity is one of most urgent health issues the nation faces. "process famous process and improving the health of our children and giving support to parents to make the * choice that often times very difficult." He said without an effective intervention aimed at combating obesity, many more children will endorse serious illness that put strain on the nation's health care system.  Allison Aubery, NPR News, Washington.
  Toyota is recalling its next batch of vehicles to fix problems. Nearly 440,000 * vehicles need repairs for brake problems. Some drivers have complained of a lag when pushing on brakes especially driving over * roads. The brake problem adds to Toyota's recalls for millions of vehicle with gas, pedal. Some of these are sticky, others are backed trapped underneath floor *.
  Authorities in southern California are warning hundreds of people to leave their homes for fears of mudslides. This flush flood watch posted for neighborhoods to the northeast of Los Angeles. That would in the burn path of wild fires last year. There is nothing to hold back flood water or mudslides as new round of storm bears down on the region.
  I'm Korva Coleman, NPR News.
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From NPR news in Washington, I am Korva Coleman.
President Obama met with republican and democratic lawmakers at the white house today. They discussed job creation program, health care and cutting the deficit. I am continue to seek the best ideas from either party as we worked to tackle the pressing challenge ahead. Mr.Obama spoke with reports at the white house as well today where asked him about a variety of issues including Iran. Iranian media says Iran has started to enrich uranium, a process the US fears could be a cover for a weapon's program. Mr.Obama says Iran is risking new punishment. What we are going to be working on over the next several weeks is developing a significant regime of sacntions that will indicate them how isolate they are from the international community as a whole. Iranian foreign minister says new sanctions would be a mistake.
Some one hundred Iranians protested at the Italian embassy in Tehran today throwing eggs and shouting slogans against Italy and its prime minister  Silvio Berlusconi. NPR Sylvia Poggioli reports from Rome.  Italian foreign minister Franco Frattini told the senate the protest was hostile and the group tried but failed to assault the building.  He said about 100 members of Iran's religious militia dressed as civilian shouted death to Italy and death to erlusconi. He said the attacker hurled stones at the embassy but Iranian police intervened to stop a full-blown assualt.  Italy is one of Iran's main european trading partners. Last week on a visit to Israel, prime minister Berlusconi announced Italy was getting back its economical dealings with Iran and wanted tighter sanction againts the Tehrom government. Sylvia Poggioli NPR News Rome.
Winter storm blowing to the midwest has forced school closures and in Chicago authorities cancelled fighters of the city's airports. NPR's Cheryl Corley reports. Slip roads, school closures, flight delays, all the stuff of winters playing out of the midwest, the city of Chicago has put its full feet of 275 snow plow tracks on the street in an effor to keep the roads passable. A blizzard watches and afraid until tomorrow. And the national weather service says forecasting more than a foot of snow for the Chicago area was winds that could gust up to 40 mph. With this snow has come plenty of flight cancelations and delays. More than 500 flights have been cancelled at Chicago's Ohere airport because of ealier snow on the east coast along with snow here. For flights that haven't been getting out, there's been a delay of 90 minutes or more. At Chicago's Midway airport, south west airlines canceled all of its flights through tomorrow morning. Cheryl Corley NPR News Chicago.
On Wall steer, the Dow Jones industrial are up 168 points at 10,081 on trading same 3.5 billion shares. The NASDAQ's up 25 at 2151. The S&P 500 is up 14 points. You are listening to NPR news.
President Obama has signed an executive order creating a task force in indicating government agencies to work together to combat childhood obesity. NPR's Allison Aubrey reports. As first lady Michelle Obama unveils details about a campaign dubbed lets move aimed at encouraging more physical activity and healthier eating, the president is asking his cabinet sectarities to put their heads and agencies together to come up with some sound strategies to nudge families towards heathier life styles. Signing the executive order, Mr.Obama said obesity is one of the most urgent healthy issue the nation faces. This has enourmous promise in improving the health of our children, in giving support to parents to make the kind of healthy choices that are often very difficult. He said without effect intervention aimed at combating obesity, many more childeren will endure serious illness that put a strain on the nation's health care system. Allison Aubrey NPR News Washington.
Toyota is recalling its next batch of vehicles to fix problems. Nearly 440,000 Prius and Lexis vehicles need repairs for brake problems.Some drivers have complained of a lag when pushing on brakes especially when driving over bumpy roads. The brake problem adds to Toyota's recalls for millions of vehicles with gas pedals. Some of these are sticky, others have got entrapped underneath floor mats.
Authorities in Southern California are warning hundreds of people to leave their homes for fear of mud slids. There's a flash flood watch posted for neighborhoods to the northeast of Loa Angles start in the burn path of wild fires last year. There's nothing to hold back flood water or mud slides as new round of storms bears down on the region.

I'm Korva Coleman. NPR News.






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From NPR News in Washington, I’m Korva Coleman

President Obama met with Republican and Democratic lawmakers at the White House. They discussed job-creation programs, health care and cutting the deficit.

I’m going to continue to seek best ideas from either Party as we work to tackle the pressing challenge ahead.

Mr. Obama spoke reporters at the White House as well today will ask them about variety of issues including Iran. Iranian media says Teheran has started to enrich uranium, a process the US fears could be a cover for a weapon’s program. Mr. Obama says Iran is risking new punishment.

What we are gonna be working on over the next several weeks, is developing a significant regime of sanctions that will indicate to them how isolate they are from the International community as a whole.

The Iranian Foreign Ministry said new sanctions would be a mistake. Some one hundred Iranians protested at the Italian embassy in Teheran today throwing eggs and shouting slogans against Italy and its Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi. NPR Sylvia Poggioli reports from Rome.

Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini told the Senate that the protest was hostile and the group tried but failed to assault the building. He said about a hundred members of Iran’s religious militia dressed as civilians shouted death to Italy and death to Berlusconi. He said the attackers hurled stones at the embassy but Iranian police intervene to stop a full-blown assault. Italy is one of Iran’s main European trading partners. Last week, on a visit to Israel, Prime Minister Berlusconi announced Italy was scaling back its economic dealings with Iran and wants tighter sanctions against the Teheran government. Sylvia Poggioli, NPR News, Rome.

A winter storm blowing to the Midwest has forced school closures and in Chicago, authorities canceled fights at the city’s airports. NPR’s S.Q reports.

Slip roads, school closures, flight delays all the stuff of winter is playing out in Midwest, the city of Chicago has put its full fleet of 275 snowplow trucks on this street in an effort to keep the roads passable, a / watches as a fact until tomorrow, and the National weather service is forecasting more than a foot of snow for the Chicago area was winds that could gust up to 40 miles per hour. With this snow has come plenty of flight cancelation in delays, more than 500 flights have been canceled at Chicago’s Ohio airport because of earlier snow on the East coast / with the snow here. For flights that haven’t beginning out, there has been a delay of 20 minutes or more. At Chicago’s Midway airport, Southwest airlines canceled all of its plights through tomorrow morning. S.Q, NPR News, Chicago.

On Wall Street, the Dow Jones Industrials are up 168 points at 10,081 on trading some 3.5 billion shares. The NASDAQ is up 25 at 2,151. The S&P 500 is up 14 points. You are listening to NPR News.

President Obama has signed an executive order creating a task-force aimed at getting government agencies to work together to combat child-hood obesity. NPR’s Allison Aubrey reports.

As First Lady Michele Obama unveils details of a campaign dubbed let’s move aimed at encouraging more physical activity and healthier eating. The president is asking his cabinet secretaries to put their heads and agencies together to come up with some sound strategies to / family’s / styles. Signing the executive voter, Mr. Obama said obesity is one of the most urgent health issues the nation faces.

This has enormous promise in improving the health of our children in giving support to parents to make the kinds of healthy choices that oftentimes are very difficult.

He said without effective intervention, aimed at combating obesity, many more children will endure serious illnesses that put strain on the nation’s health care system. Allison Aubrey, Washington.

Toyota is recalling its next batch of vehicles to fix problems, at least 440 thousand Prius and Lexus vehicles need repairs for brake problems. Some drivers have complained of lag when pushing on brakes especially when driving over bumpy roads. The brake problem adds to Toyota’s recalls for millions of vehicles with gas pedals, some of these are sticky, others have got entrapped underneath floor mats.

Authorities in southern California are warning hundreds of people to leave their homes for fear of mudslide. This is a flash flood posted from neighborhoods to the Northeast of Los Angeles started in burn path of wild fires last year. There is nothing to hold back flood water or mudslide as a new round of storms bears down on the region.

I’m Korva Coleman, NPR News.

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President Obama met with Republican and Democratic law makers at the white house today. It discussed job creation program, heath care and cutting the deficits.
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Mr. Obama spoke to the reporters at the White House as well today when asking about a verity of issues including Iran Iranian Media says Iran started to enrich uranium, a process that US fears it could be covered for a weapons program. Mr. Obama says Iran is risking new punishment.
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Iranian Foreign Minister says that new sanctions would be mistake.


Some one hundred Iranians protested at the Italian Embassy in Iran today throwing eggs and shouting slogans against Italy and its Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi .NPR’s Sylvia Poggioli reports from Rome.
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President Michelle Obama has signed an executive order, creating a task force and getting government agencies toward together to combat the childhood obesity.NPR, Allison Aurbrey reports.
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Toyota is recalling its next batch of vehicles to fix problems. Nearly 440,000 Prius vehicles need be repaired for break problems. Some drivers have complained a leg when pushing on breaks especially when drivers are on the Bobi roads the brake problem adds to Toyota's recalls for millions of vehicles with gas pedals. Some of these are sticky, others have got entrapped underneath floor mats.

Authorities in Southern California are warning hundreds of people to leave their homes for fear of mudslides. There's a flash-flood watch posted for neighborhoods to the northeast of Los Angles started in the burn path of wild fires last year. There's nothing to hold back flood water or mudslides as a new round of storms bears down on the region.
                                                   

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From NPR news in Washington, I’m K** Coleman

President Obama met with Republican and Democratic lawmakers at White House Today. He discussed job creation program house care and cutting the deficit. “I’m gonna continue to seek the best ideas from the either party, as we work to tackle the pressing challenge ahead.” Mr. Obama spoke with reporters at White House as well as today while we asked him about variety of issues, including Iran. Iranian Media says Tehran has started to enrich uranium a process US fears could be a cover for a weapon’s program. Mr. Obama says Iran is risking new punishment. “What we are gonna be working on over the next several weeks is developing a significant regime of sanctions that will indicate to them how isolate they are for the International community as a whole” Iranian Foreign Ministry says new sanction would be a mistake.
Someone hundred Iranians protested at the Italian Embassy in Tehran today throwing eggs and shouting slogan against Italy and its Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi. NPR’s SP reports from Rome. Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini told the senate that the protest was hostile, and the group tried but failed to assault the building. He said about a hundred members of Iran’s religious militia dressed as civilians shouted “death to Italy” and “ death to Berlusconi”. He said the attackers hurled stones at the embassy, but Iranian police intervened to stop a full-blown assault. Italy is one of Iran’s main European trading partners. Last week, on a visit to Israel, Prime Minister Berlusconi announced Italy was scaling back its economic dealings with Iran and wanted tighter sanctions against the Tehran government. SP NPR news Rome.

A winter storm blowing to Midwest has forced the school closures, and in Chicago authorities canceled the flights of the city’s airports. NPR’s SP reports.

Slipped roads, school closures, flight delays, all the stuff are playing out at Midwest. The city of Chicago, has put its full fleet of 275 snow plow trucks on the streets in an effort to keep the roads passable. A blizzard watches and effect until tomorrow, and International Weather Service is forecasting more than a foot of snow for the Chicago area with winds that gust up 40  miles per hour. With the snow has  come plenty of cancellations and delays, more than 500 flights have been canceled at Chicago’s O’Hare airport, because the earlier snow on the East Coast along with the snow here. For flights that haven’t been getting out there’s been a delay of 90 minutes or more. At Chicago’s midway airport, south-west airline canceled all of its flights through tomorrow morning. Cheryl Coley, NPR news, Chicago.

On Wall Street, the Done Jones industrials are up 168 points at 1081, on trading some 3.5 billion shares. The NASDAQ’s up 25 at 2151, The S&P 500 is up 14 points. You are listening to NPR news.

President Obama has signed an executive order creating a task force, and getting government agencies to work together to combat childhood obesity. NPR’s Allison Aubrey reports.   

As first lady Michelle Obama unveils details of a campaign, dubbed “ let’s move ”aimed at encouraging more physical activity and healthier eating. The president is asking his cabinet secretary to put their heads and agencies together to come up with some sound strategies to nudge family towards healthier lifestyles. Signing the executive order, Mr. Obama said obesity is one of the most urgent health issues the nation faces. “This has enormous promise in improving the health of our children, in giving support to parents to make the kinds of the health choices that often time are very difficult.” He said without an effective intervention aimed at combating obesity. Many more children will endure  serious illness that put a strain on the nation’s  health care system. Allison Aubrey NPR news Washington.

Toyota is recalling its next batch of vehicles to fix problems. Nearly 440 thousand Prius and Lexis vehicles need repairs for brake problems. Some drivers have complained of a lag when pushing on brake, especially when driving over bumping  roads. The brake problem adds to Toyota’s recall for millions of vehicles with gas pedals. Some of these are sticky, others have got entrapped underneath the floor mats.

Authorities in southern California are warning hundreds of people to leave their homes for fear of mudslide. There is a flash floud watch posted for neighborhoods to the Northeast of  Los Angles start in the burn path of wild fire last year. There is nothing to hold back flood water or mudslides as new round of the storms bears down on the region.

I’m K** Coleman. NPR news.
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From NPR News in Washington, I'm Korva Coleman.

President Obama met with Republican and Democratic lawmakers at the White House today. They discussed job creation programs, health care and cutting the deficit. I'm gonna continue to seek the best ideas from either party as we work to tackle the pressing challenges ahead. Mr. Obama spoke with reporters at the White House as well today where asked him about a variety of issues including Iran. Iranian media says Tehran has started to enrich uranium, a process the U.S. fears could be a cover for a weapon's program. Mr. Obama says Iran is risking new punishment. What we are going to be working on over the next several weeks is developing a significant regime of sanctions that will indicate to them how isolated they are from the international community as a whole.  Iranian Foreign Ministry says new sanctions would be a mistake.


Some one hundred Iranians protested at the Italian Embassy in Tehran today throwing eggs and shouting slogans against Italy and its Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi. NPR's Sylvia Poggioli reports from Rome. Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini told the Senate that the protest was hostile and that the group tried but failed to assault the building. He said about a hundred members of Iran's religious militia dressed as civilians shouted Death to Italy and Death to Berlusconi. He said the attackers hurled stones at the embassy but Iranian police intervened to stop a full-blown assault. Italy is one of Iran's main European trading partners. Last week on a visit to Israel, Prime Minister Berlusconi announced Italy was getting back its economic dealings with Iran and wanted tighter sanctions against the Tehran government. Sylvia Poggioli NPR News Rome.


Winter storm blowing to the Midwest has forced school closures. And in Chicago authorities' canceled flights of the city's airports. NPR's Cheryl Corley reports. Slip roads, school closures, flight delays, all the stuff of winters playing out at Midwest, the city of Chicago has put its full fleet of 275 snow plow trucks on the streets in an effort to keep the roads passable. A blizzard watches and afraid until tomorrow. And the National Weather Service says forecasting more than a foot of snow for the Chicago area was winds that could gust up to 40 mph. With the snow has come plenty of flight cancelations and delays. More than 500 flights have been canceled at Chicago's O'Hare Airport because of earlier snow on the East Coast along with the snow here. For flights that haven't been getting out, there's been a delay of 90 minutes or more. At Chicago's Midway airport, south west airlines canceled all of its flights through tomorrow morning. Cheryl Corley NPR News Chicago.


On Wall Street, the Dow Jones Industrials are up 168 points at 1081 on trading some 3.5 billion shares. The NASDAQ's up 25 at 2151. The S&P 500 is up 14 points. You're listening to NPR News.


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From NPR News in Washington, I'm Korva Coleman.

President Obama met with Republican and Democratic lawmakers at the White House today. They discussed job creation programs, health care and cutting the deficit.

"I'm gonna continue to seek the best ideas from either party as we work to tackle the pressing challenges ahead."

Mr. Obama spoke with reporters at the White House as well today who asked him about a variety of issues including Iran. Iranian media says Teheran has started to enrich uranium, a process the U.S. fears could be a cover for a weapons program. Mr. Obama says Iran is risking new punishment.

"What we are gonna be working on over the next several weeks is developing a significant regime of sanctions that will indicate to them how isolated they are from the international community as a whole."

The Iranian Foreign Ministry says new sanctions would be a mistake.

Some 100 Iranians protested at the Italian Embassy in Teheran today, throwing eggs and shouting slogans against Italy and its Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi. NPR's Sylvia Poggioli reports from Rome.

Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini told the Senate that the protest was hostile, and that the group tried but failed to assault the building. He said about 100 members of Iran's religious militia dressed as civilians shouted "Death to Italy" and "Death to Berlusconi." He said the attackers hurl stones at the embassy, but Iranian police intervene to stop a full-blown assault. Italy is one of Iran's main European trading partners. Last week on a visit to Israel, Prime Minister Berlusconi announced Italy was scaling back its economic dealings with Iran and wants tighter sanctions against the Teheran government. Sylvia Poggioli, NPR News, Rome.

A winter storm blowing to the Midwest has forced school closures. And in Chicago, authorities have canceled flights of the city's airports. NPR's Cheryl Corley reports.

Slip roads, school closures, flight delays, all the stuff of winters playing out in the Midwest, the city of Chicago has put its full fleet of 275 snow plow trucks on the streets in an effort to keep the roads passable. A blizzard watch is in effect until tomorrow. And the National Weather Service is forecasting more than a foot of snow for the Chicago area with winds that could gust up to 40 mph. With the snow has come plenty of flight cancellations and delays, more than 500 flights have been canceled at Chicago's O'Hare Airport because of earlier snow on the East Coast along with the snow here. For flights that have been getting out, there's been a delay of 90 minutes or more. At Chicago's Midway Airport, Southwest Airlines canceled all of its flights through tomorrow morning. Cheryl Corley, NPR News, Chicago.

On Wall Street, the Dow Jones industrials are up 168 points at 10,081 on trading of some 3.5 billion shares; the NASDAQ is up 25 at 2,151; the S&P 500 is up 14 points.

You're listening to NPR News.

President Obama has signed an executive order creating a task force aimed at getting government agencies to work together to combat childhood obesity. NPR's Allison Aubrey reports.

As First Lady Michelle Obama unveils details of a campaign dubbed "Let's Move" aimed at encouraging more physical activity and healthier eating, the president is asking his cabinet secretaries to put their heads and agencies together to come up with some sound strategies to nudge families towards healthier lifestyles. Signing the executive order, Mr. Obama said obesity is one of the most urgent health issues the nation faces.

"This has enormous promise in improving the health of our children, in giving support to parents to make the kinds of healthy choices that oftentimes are very difficult."

He said without effective intervention aimed at combating obesity, many more children will endure serious illnesses that put a strain on the nation's health care system. Allison Aubrey, NPR News, Washington.

Toyota is recalling its next batch of vehicles to fix problems. Nearly 440,000 Prius and Lexis vehicles need repairs for brake problems. Some drivers have complained of a lag when pushing on brakes, especially when driving over bumpy roads. The brake problem adds to Toyota's recalls for millions of vehicles with gas pedals. Some of these are sticky, others have got entrapped underneath floor mats.

Authorities in Southern California are warning hundreds of people to leave their homes for fear of mudslides. There's a flash/flood watch posted for neighborhoods to the northeast of Los Angeles that were in the burn path of wildfires last year. There's nothing to hold back flood water or mudslides as a new round of storms bears down on the region.

I'm Korva Coleman, NPR News.
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From NPR News in Washington, I'm Korva Coleman.

PresidentObama met with Republican and Democratic lawmakers at the White Housetoday. They discussed job creation programs, health care and cuttingthe deficit.


"I'm gonna continue to seek the best ideas from either party as we work to tackle the pressing challenges ahead."


Mr.Obama spoke with reporters at the White House as well today who askedhim about a variety of issues including Iran. Iranian media saysTeheran has started to enrich uranium, a process the U.S. fears couldbe a cover for a weapons program. Mr. Obama says Iran is risking newpunishment.

"Whatwe are gonna be working on over the next several weeks is developing asignificant regime of sanctions that will indicate to them how isolatedthey are from the international community as a whole."

The Iranian Foreign Ministry says new sanctions would be a mistake.

Some100 Iranians protested at the Italian Embassy in Teheran today,throwing eggs and shouting slogans against Italy and its Prime MinisterSilvio Berlusconi. NPR's Sylvia Poggioli reports from Rome.

ItalianForeign Minister Franco Frattini told the Senate that the protest washostile, and that the group tried but failed to assault the building.He said about 100 members of Iran's religious militia dressed ascivilians shouted "Death to Italy" and "Death to Berlusconi." He saidthe attackers hurl stones at the embassy, but Iranian police interveneto stop a full-blown assault. Italy is one of Iran's main Europeantrading partners. Last week on a visit to Israel, Prime MinisterBerlusconi announced Italy was scaling back its economic dealings withIran and wants tighter sanctions against the Teheran government. SylviaPoggioli, NPR News, Rome.

Awinter storm blowing to the Midwest has forced school closures. And inChicago, authorities have canceled flights of the city's airports.NPR's Cheryl Corley reports.

Sliproads, school closures, flight delays, all the stuff of winter isplaying out in the Midwest. The city of Chicago has put its full fleetof 275 snow plow trucks on the streets in an effort to keep the roadspassable. A blizzard watch is in effect until tomorrow. And theNational Weather Service is forecasting more than a foot of snow forthe Chicago area with winds that could gust up to 40 mph. With the snowhas come plenty of flight cancellations and delays, more than 500flights have been canceled at Chicago's O'Hare Airport because ofearlier snow in the East Coast along with the snow here. For flightsthat have been getting out, there's been a delay of 90 minutes or more.At Chicago's Midway Airport, Southwest Airlines canceled all of itsflights through tomorrow morning. Cheryl Corley, NPR News, Chicago.

OnWall Street, the Dow Jones Industrials are up 168 points at 10,081 ontrading of some 3.5 billion shares; the NASDAQ is up 25 at 2,151; theS&P 500 is up 14 points.

You're listening to NPR News.

PresidentObama has signed an executive order creating a task force aimed atgetting government agencies to work together to combat childhoodobesity. NPR's Allison Aubrey reports.

AsFirst Lady Michelle Obama unveils details of a campaign dubbed "Let'sMove" aimed at encouraging more physical activity and healthier eating,the president is asking his cabinet secretaries to put their heads andagencies together to come up with some sound strategies to nudgefamilies towards healthier lifestyles. Signing the executive order, Mr.Obama said obesity is one of the most urgent health issues the nationfaces.

"Thishas enormous promise in improving the health of our children, in givingsupport to parents to make the kinds of healthy choices that oftentimesare very difficult."

Hesaid without effective intervention aimed at combating obesity, manymore children will endure serious illnesses that put a strain on thenation's health care system. Allison Aubrey, NPR News, Washington.

Toyotais recalling its next batch of vehicles to fix problems. Nearly 440,000Prius and Lexis vehicles need repairs for brake problems. Some drivershave complained of a lag when pushing on brakes, especially whendriving over bumpy roads. The brake problem adds to Toyota's recallsfor millions of vehicles with gas pedals. Some of these are sticky,others have gotten trapped underneath floor mats.

Authoritiesin Southern California are warning hundreds of people to leave theirhomes for fear of mudslides. There's a flash flood watch posted forneighborhoods to the northeast of Los Angeles that were in the burnedpath of wildfires last year. There's nothing to hold back flood wateror mudslides as a new round of storms bears down on the region.

I'm Korva Coleman, NPR News.



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