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本帖最后由 shareduty 于 2020-5-16 12:19 编辑

For the second time this month, President Trump is spending part of his weekend at Camp David the presidential retreat. As NPR’s Tamara Keith explains several members of Congress and Trump’s Chief of Staff will be joining him there.

“Several House Republicans will be there at Camp David including the Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, preparing to board Marine I, Trump’s description of the weekend’s agenda was vague. ’There have a lot of discussion going on at Camp David, some military and some other than military, uh…. we will probably report back on it on Monday. ‘

Asked whether they will be discussing Phase IV coronavirus relief packages House Democrats were pushing. Trump said, ’No, no such a Phase IV.’ Trump and congressional Republicans have made it clear, they aren’t in a rush to pass another major spending bill. Tamara Keith NPR News.”
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Live from NPR News, I'm Jack Speer.

For the second time this month, president Trump is spending part of his weekend at Camp David, the presidential retreat. As NPR's Tamara Keith explains several members of congress and Trump's chief of staff will be joining him there.

Several House republicans will be there at Camp David, including minority leader  Kevin McCarthy. Preparing to board Marine one, Trump's description of the weekend's agenda was vague.

To have a lot of discussions gone on at Camp David, some military and some other than military will probably report back on it on MOnday.

Asked whether they would be discussing a phase for coranorivus relief packages, House democrats are pushing, Trump said,

no, that's what's going on.

Trump and congressional republicans have made it clear they aren't in a rush to pass another major spending bill. Tamara Keith NPR News.

Despite new questions about the reliability of a rapid coranovirus test, the White House has been relying on. President Trump is expressing no concerns about the test or his own personal safety. Comes after the food and drug administration late yesterday announced it was looking at preliminary data suggesting the rapid test developed by Abbott Labs can miss the virus because of COVID-19. Kicking on a moderate number of false negatives potentially allowing some cases to go undetected. Trump has so far launched the refuse to where face masks from now all west wing staffers are now required to do so when not their deaths in which no Abbott Labs is an NPR founder.

It was diplomatic trying to jump start Afghan peace talks says ISIS not the Taliban was to blame for a brutal attack on naternity ward this week. And he says the US has determied to push ahead its diplomatic efforts to resovle the America's longest war. NPR's Michele Kelemen has more.

US envoy Zalmay Khalilzad dealed with the Taliban earlier this year to pave the way for a US troop draw down and the start of Afghan peace talks. He condemns what he calls barbaric attacks this week on maternity ward and the funeral and he blames an ISIS affiliate for both.

ISIS-K is an enemy of the peace process, wants the peace process to fail.

Motions are running high. But Khalilzad says this is the time to accelerate the peace process and not falling into what he calls a trap. He aruges that it would be best for peace talks to begin while the US still has substaintial forces in Afghanistan. Michele Kelemen NPR News, Washington.

The federal reserve was out with the report today. It says parts of the US financial system came under a severe strain in March as the global coronavirus pandemic started shutting down much of the economy. And while quick action by the central bank helped alleviate some of the stesses. The FED says further shocks to the financial system could occur depending on the course of the virus.

Stocks closed modestly higher today on the final trading day of the week. The Dow was up 60 points to 23,685. The NASDAQ was up 70 points. The S&P 500 closed up 11 points today. You are listening to NPR.

Thousands of people have been evacuated from the path of the Philippine's first typhoon of the season as it pressed down on the country's largest island LUzon. NPR's Julie McCarthy reports on growing concerns crowded shelters may prevail dangerous breeding ground for the coranovirus pandemic. This already infected more than 12,000 filipinos.

Typhoon Vongfong made landfall Thursday and has been baling northward destroying homes, crops and fishing. It's threatening six-foot storm surges along the eastern seaboard. As typhoon advaned on Manila. It weakened to severe tropical storm. But forecasters warned residents to expect high winds and heavy rains. Millions in the capital region have been in locked out against the coranovirus over the last two months. People are seeking refuge at the evacuation centers which typically fill up fast in disaster-prone Philippines making it difficult to maintain social distancing. One mayor called the converging disasters a nightmare scenario. Julie McCarthy NPR News.

Food company Tyson announced today it temporarily closed two of its North Carolina complexes for deep cleanings. That's after a covid-19 outbreak there. Tyson Food says one of its two fresh meat plants and a food service plant at the company's Wilkesboro complex are closed until Tuesday. A third plant which also processes fresh poultry will continue limited operations. The company says there will be added virus testing for staffers and additional protected gear the complex around 3,000 people.

Crude oil futures prices closed higher to end the week. Oil was up $1.87 a barrel to end the session at $29.43 a barrel in New York.

I'm Jack Speer, NPR News.
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本帖最后由 蚂蚁 于 2020-5-24 16:36 编辑

1.  For the second time this month, President Trump is spending part of his weekend at Camp David, the Presidential retreat. As NPR's XX explains several members of Congress and Trump's Chief of Staff will be joining him there.

Several House Republicans will be there at Camp David, including minority leader Kevin McCarthy. Preparing to board Marine one, Trump's description of the weekend's agenda was vague.

"So we have a lot of discussions going on at Camp David, some military and some other than military. We'll probably report back on it on Monday. "

Asked whether they would be discussing a phase-4 coranorivus relief package, the House democrats are pushing, Trump said,

"No, It's not so much phase-4."

Trump and Congressional Republicans have made it clear they aren't in a rush to pass another major spending bill.


2.  Despite new questions about the reliability of a rapid coranovirus test the White House has been relying on, President Trump is expressing no concerns about the test or his own personal safety. It comes after the Food and Drug Administration late yesterday announced it was looking at preliminary datas suggesting the rapid test developed by Abbott Labs can miss the virus that causes COVID-19, taking up a moderate number of false negatives potentially allowing some cases to go undetected. Trump has so far largely在很大程度上 refused to wear face masks even now all west wing staffers are now required to do so when not at their desks.
In which note, Abbott Labs is an NPR founder.


3.  A US diplomat trying to jump start Afghan peace talks says ISIS, not the Taliban was to blame for a brutal attack on maternity ward this week. And he says the US has determied to push ahead with its diplomatic efforts to resovle the America's longest war. NPR's Michele Kelemen has more.

US envoy XX has signed a deal with the Taliban earlier this year meant to pave the way for a US troop draw down and the start of Afghan peace talks. He condemns what he calls barbaric attacks this week on a maternity ward and a funeral, and he blames an ISIS affiliate for both.

"ISIS-K is an enemy of the peace process, wants the peace process to fail."

Emotions are running high, but Khalilzad says this is the time to accelerate the peace process and not falling into what he calls a trap. He aruges that it would be best for peace talks to begin while the US still has substaintial forces in Afghanistan.
Michele Kelemen NPR News, Washington.


4.  The Federal Reserve was out with the report today. It says parts of the US financial system came under a severe strain in March as the global coronavirus pandemic started shutting down much of the economy. And while quick action by the central bank helped alleviate some of the stesses. The FED says further shocks to the financial system could occur depending on the course of the virus.


5.  Stocks closed modestly higher today on the final trading day of the week. The Dow was up 60 points to 23,685. The NASDAQ was up 70 points. The S&P 500 closed up 11 points today.
You are listening to NPR.

6.  Thousands of people have been evacuated from the path of the Philippine's first typhoon of the season as it pressed down on the country's largest island LUzon. NPR's Julie McCarthy reports on growing concerns crowded shelters may pave a  dangerous breeding ground for the coranovirus pandemic. That's already infected more than 12,000 filipinos.

Typhoon Vongfong made landfall Thursday and has been barrelling northward, destroying homes, crops and fishing. It's threatening six-foot storm surges along the eastern seaboard. As typhoon advaned on Manila. It weakened to a severe tropical storm. But forecasters warned residents to expect high winds and heavy rains. Millions in the capital region have been in lockedout against the coranovirus over the last two months. People are seeking refuge at evacuation centers which typically fill up fast in disaster-prone Philippines making it difficult to maintain social distancing. One mayor called the converging disasters a nightmare scenario.


7.  Food company Tyson announced today it temporarily closed two of its North Carolina complexes for deep cleanings. That's after a covid-19 outbreak there. Tyson Food says one of its two fresh meat plants and a food service plant at the company's Wilkesboro complex are closed until Tuesday. A third plant which also processes fresh poultry will continue limited operations. The company says there will be added virus testing for staffers and additional protected gear. The complex employs around 3,000 people.

8.  Crude oil futures prices closed higher to end the week. Oil was up $1.87 a barrel to end the session at $29.43 a barrel in New York.
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