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In the present day on Morning Version, NPR’s Steve Inskeep questions Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about Gaza’s future following Israel’s army response to the Hamas assaults on Oct. seventh. Netanyahu says troops discovered weapons, ammunition, bombs and a command middle at Gaza Metropolis’s Al-Shifa hospital. Inskeep notes reporters haven’t been proven the command middle, although Netanyahu says pictures have been launched. He responds, “This isn’t a hospital,” and claims Hamas commandeered it.
- Netanyahu says Israel’s two primary targets are to demilitarize and deradicalize Gaza.
- When Inskeep asks if Netanyahu plans to maintain Israeli troops in Gaza for generations because the U.S. did with Germany after WWII, he says it would not be vital as a result of Gaza is small, however the “overriding army accountability” must be with Israel “for the foreseeable future.”
- Inskeep shares statements from Israeli voters who oppose Netanyahu. The prime minister emphasizes his nation is “united at this time” as by no means earlier than.
- NPR’s Greg Myre says that there is “a really actual danger” that Israel will discover itself caught in Gaza after its army operation ends, as Netanyahu has expressed he does not need Hamas or the Palestinian Authority within the West Financial institution to rule Gaza.
A whole bunch gathered yesterday to mourn Canadian Israeli peace activist Vivian Silver, whose stays had been discovered at her house in Kibbutz Be’eri. It is believed she was held hostage after the Oct. 7 Hamas assaults. Silver spent her life pursuing peace within the area.
Try npr.org/mideastupdates for extra protection, differing views and evaluation of this battle.
United Auto Staff union members have voted to approve a brand new contract with Common Motors. It finalizes a 25% wage improve over the following 4 years, marking the largest victory for the union in many years. Ford and Stellantis employees are nonetheless casting votes for his or her new contracts.
- As soon as Ford and Stellantis ratify their new contracts, the corporations could have sufficient certainty to move forward with production plans, NPR’s Camila Domonoske says. These plans will decide how the strikes and new contracts have an effect on customers and the broader financial system.
R&B singer Cassie has accused hip-hop mogul Sean Combs, often known as Diddy, of rape, intercourse trafficking, bodily assault and extra. The lawsuit alleges that Cassie, whose actual title is Casandra Ventura, met Combs when she was 19 and he was 37 and that Combs’ sample of abuse started quickly after she joined his document label in 2006.
Bernardo Arévalo stunned everybody this summer time when he gained the Guatemalan presidential election. Since then, the federal government has launched a marketing campaign to maintain him from taking energy. Prosecutors now say they intend to carry costs in opposition to the president-elect associated to a protest at Guatemala’s public college.
- Police surrounded the houses of a few of Arévalo’s allies final night time and arrested protesters, NPR’s Eyder Peralta reviews from Mexico Metropolis.
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Parenting recommendation usually focuses on what to say moderately than what to do when youngsters are upset or grumpy. However a particular caress will help set off a heat, calm feeling when phrases fail. It is known as yakson in Korea, malish in Delhi and piojito in Latin America. Here is what many years of analysis say about this phenomenon:
- Use a really mild contact, and do not go too quick or too gradual. You are principally giving youngsters the goosebumps.
- This contact activates nerves in bushy components of the pores and skin known as C-tactile fibers. They stimulate the mind’s reward facilities.
- Kids who get contact and help from mother and father usually tend to be impartial and daring once they develop up.
Try what NPR is watching, studying and listening to this weekend:
Films: In Netflix’s The Killer, Michael Fassbender performs a ruthlessly environment friendly worldwide hitman whose indifferent and methodical life falls aside when successful goes fallacious.
TV: The ultimate season of The Crown focuses on Princess Diana’s demise. Critic Eric Deggans says it fleshes out an essential second for the royal household in a artistic, telling method — so long as you bear in mind you are not watching a drama, not the Historical past Channel.
Books: In Eyeliner: A Cultural Historical past, journalist Zahra Hankir explores how the beauty connects civilizations, continents and eras from historic Egypt to the Instagram magnificence influencer age.
Music: Peso Pluma was the primary regional Mexican artist to hit No. 1 on the Billboard International 200 chart earlier this 12 months. NPR’s Alt.Latino analyzes the rise of regional Mexican music and why folks cannot get enoughof this up to date type of Mexican people music.
Video games: You do not want a TV and a gaming system to have enjoyable. NPR has a roundup of among the finest board video games and tabletop video games of the 12 months thus far.
Quiz: I spent many of the week offline for my bachelorette journey and received a paltry 5/11 on this week’s quiz. I am positive most of you possibly can beat my rating.
3 issues to know earlier than you go
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- The vacation journey rush is about to start. NPR desires to know what recommendation listeners need about touring with youngsters. Ship us your questions, and we’d reply them on air and on-line.
- With the assistance of Google’s new experimental AI Instrument, Dream Observe, now you can recruit a few of your favourite pop stars to create new music tracks.
- New York Republican Rep. George Santos says he will not search reelection for a second time period within the Home after the Ethics Committee launched a report accusing him of felony exercise and mendacity to voters.
This text was edited by Majd Al-Waheidi. Rachel Treisman contributed.