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Biden touts savings on insulin and other drugs for Americans

AP News Radio

00:56 sec | 11 hrs ago

Biden touts savings on insulin and other drugs for Americans

"President president Biden Biden still still pushing pushing Congress Congress to to pass pass his his social social spending spending legislation legislation says says it it offers offers tangible tangible savings savings on on the the cost cost of of prescription prescription drugs drugs president president Biden Biden says says his his bill bill would would cap cap out out of of pocket pocket prescription prescription costs costs for for those those on on Medicare Medicare at at two two thousand thousand dollars dollars a a year year and and allow allow Medicare Medicare to to negotiate negotiate prices prices lower lower which which is is currently currently disallowed disallowed we we pay pay the the highest highest highest highest projection projection drug drug prices prices of of any any developed developed nation nation in in the the world world and and he he made made it it personal personal having having a a young young woman woman who who had had to to ration ration insulin insulin speak speak about about high high drug drug prices prices and and winding winding up up in in a a coma coma sure sure it it is is not not from from the the same same vile vile in in America America shame shame on on us us as as a a nation nation but but Democrats Democrats still still haven't haven't been been able able to to pass pass is is two two trillion trillion dollar dollar spending spending bill bill and and even even if if they they do do the the effects effects of of the the price price lowering lowering steps steps would would not not be be felt felt right right away away subtracting subtracting from from the the political political value value heading heading into into the the mid mid terms terms hi hi Jackie Jackie Quinn Quinn

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 NYC to impose vaccine mandate on private sector employers

Bloomberg Daybreak Asia

00:42 sec | 12 hrs ago

NYC to impose vaccine mandate on private sector employers

"For its treatment of the Uyghur Muslims New York City mayor Bill de Blasio has announced a full vaccine mandate for the private and public sectors December 27th full vaccination to enter workplaces France is shutting nightclubs for four weeks and open vaccination to vulnerable kids South Africa reporting that the emergence of ocron is not overwhelmed hospitals so far the EU health ministers are expected to discuss whether its advisable to adjust the travel curbs on South Africa President Joe Biden U.S. says it's time to put an excise tax on big pharma for extraordinary markups and Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell says the U.S. should give Ukraine weapons needed for defense

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Potentially hazardous asteroid to pass near Earth

Astronomy Cast

00:52 sec | 18 hrs ago

Potentially hazardous asteroid to pass near Earth

"Good orbit and neowise is turning up asteroid after asteroid comet after comet. And filling in the known objects and near earth orbit. Now near earth orbit means things that are orbiting the sun in an orbit that is near earth's orbit. It doesn't necessarily mean it is near the Planet Earth. Atlas is out there looking for the stuff that isn't just near earth asteroids, but objects that are really close to our planet, sometimes getting ready to dive through the atmosphere. Atlas has found a few of those where it alerts folks. Hey, this thing is coming, take pictures. So far, no one has had to take refuge, but

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Petroleum found in well water near Pearl Harbor, Navy says

Native America Calling

02:00 min | 20 hrs ago

Petroleum found in well water near Pearl Harbor, Navy says

"Bit about red hill, these are navy film tanks that are located a little bit north of one on one with our aquifer. So we as islands get our water from aquifers beneath us and we pump the water up in the water comes from the rainfall and it seeps through all the porous Ross gets purifies and goes into these aquifers. And it's located local or up towards the mountainside of Pearl Harbor because they utilize the gravity to allow the fuel that is kept in these tanks to run down into Pearl Harbor in order to be loaded into the ships that need it. And what happened here is I think it's about 1940, they found a need to place, of course, this is right because of the war and the war gave the American military kinds of reasons to coop his take land Hawaiian land and Hawaiian resources. But the immediate some type of place to house, excuse me, fuel tanks. So there are 20 huge massive 250 feet tall tanks does underground into this hill and we used to call a couple of cutscenes, but they named red hill. And it holds a total of 250 million gallons of petroleum fuel. And so, again, it's still, of course, carry feels to the ships and Pearl Harbor. Now this strategic location is only a hundred feet above yalu aquifer. And like I said, it's water to hundreds of thousands of residents, militaries, visitors, extending from jalava all

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NYC to impose vaccine mandate on private sector employers

AP News Radio

00:42 sec | 22 hrs ago

NYC to impose vaccine mandate on private sector employers

"The the nation's nation's biggest biggest city city is is imposing imposing one one of of the the nation's nation's most most aggressive aggressive vaccine vaccine rules rules three three weeks weeks from from today today all all private private employers employers in in New New York York City City will will have have to to require require workers workers are are vaccinated vaccinated against against coated coated nineteen nineteen a a preemptive preemptive strike strike this this major major new new initiative initiative to to keep keep people people safe safe mayor mayor bill bill de de Blasio Blasio says says it's it's aimed aimed at at avoiding avoiding a a winter winter spike spike he'd he'd already already required required all all city city employees employees to to be be vaccinated vaccinated along along with with hospital hospital and and the the nursing nursing home home workers workers vaccination vaccination works works and and vaccine vaccine mandates mandates work work president president Biden Biden has has tried tried to to impose impose a a similar similar mandate mandate nationally nationally for for businesses businesses with with one one hundred hundred or or more more workers workers but but federal federal courts courts have have put put that that on on hold hold Sager Sager mag mag ani ani Washington Washington

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 Italian dentist presents fake arm for vaccine to get pass

Stephanie Miller

00:30 sec | 23 hrs ago

Italian dentist presents fake arm for vaccine to get pass

"This one This is a man in an Italian man attempted to obtain proof of vaccination without actually getting the job He was caught by a veteran nurse tempting to get his COVID vaccination in a fake arm Gotta say nice try The nurse was offended She said it was so humiliating thinking a nurse couldn't tell the difference between rubber foam and skin He'd put a fake arm in the head She said the arm of the fake arm wasn't the right color as the rest of him And also it was fun Okay Okay

Scientist behind UK vaccine says next pandemic may be worse

AP News Radio

00:40 sec | 1 d ago

Scientist behind UK vaccine says next pandemic may be worse

"One one of of the the scientists scientists behind behind the the oaks oaks with with AstraZeneca AstraZeneca cove cove in in nineteen nineteen vaccine vaccine is is warning warning that that the the next next pandemic pandemic may may be be worse worse professor professor Sara Sara Gilbert Gilbert says says unless unless more more money money is is devoted devoted to to research research and and preparations preparations to to find find emerging emerging viral viral threats threats the the next next virus virus attack attack could could be be more more contagious contagious and and lethal lethal in in excerpts excerpts released released ahead ahead of of a a speech speech Gilbert Gilbert says says the the scientific scientific advances advances made made in in fighting fighting deadly deadly diseases diseases must must not not be be lost lost due due to to the the cost cost of of fighting fighting the the current current pandemic pandemic and and she's she's expected expected to to say say could could be be nineteen nineteen is is unlikely unlikely to to be be the the last last time time a a virus virus threatens threatens our our lives lives and and our our livelihoods livelihoods I'm I'm Charles Charles through through this this month month

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 Cruise ship with COVID-19 infections arrives in New Orleans

WTOP 24 Hour News

00:37 sec | 1 d ago

Cruise ship with COVID-19 infections arrives in New Orleans

"A Norwegian cruise line ship carrying at least ten passengers and crew members infected with COVID has docked in New Orleans The ship left New Orleans November 28th and made stops and Belize Honduras and Mexico The cruise line issued a statement saying all crew members and passengers on that ship are fully vaccinated They say all the identified cases involve people without any symptoms of illness A study focused on tracking the spread of COVID-19 in performing arts settings has also revealed who spreads the most COVID particles Researchers at Colorado state university say men more frequently spread the coronavirus particles than women are children because

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Unvaccinated Italians face new restrictions as holidays near

AP News Radio

00:45 sec | 1 d ago

Unvaccinated Italians face new restrictions as holidays near

"It it is is making making life life more more uncomfortable uncomfortable for for unvaccinated unvaccinated people people as as the the holidays holidays draw draw near near it it is is excluding excluding them them from from Indo Indo restaurants restaurants theaters theaters and and museums museums into into the the new new year year to to control control the the spread spread of of corona corona virus virus any any coverage coverage of of vaccine vaccine skeptics skeptics to to get get their their shots shots starting starting Monday Monday the the telling telling please please come come check check whether whether dine dine is is seated seated in in restaurants restaurants or or bars bars have have what's what's called called a a super super health health plus plus thirty thirty fine fine they've they've either either been been vaccinated vaccinated or or have have recovered recovered from from the the virus virus those those who who used used to to rely rely on on just just a a recent recent negative negative test test will will not not be be allowed allowed in in the the number number of of new new infections infections in in Italy Italy has has been been rising rising for for the the past past six six weeks weeks a a worrying worrying trend trend as as Italians Italians planned planned holiday holiday parties parties to to get get aways aways I'm I'm Charles Charles de de Ledesma Ledesma

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Fauci says early reports encouraging about omicron variant

AP News Radio

00:44 sec | 1 d ago

Fauci says early reports encouraging about omicron variant

"U. U. S. S. health health officials officials say say early early reports reports about about the the rapidly rapidly spreading spreading Omicron Omicron variant variant of of the the corona corona virus virus suggested suggested maybe maybe less less dangerous dangerous than than delta delta White White House House medical medical advisor advisor Dr Dr Anthony Anthony Fauci Fauci told told CNN's CNN's state state of of the the union union so so I I just just need need more more information information before before drawing drawing conclusions conclusions about about Omicron Omicron severity severity but but reports reports from from South South Africa Africa suggest suggest hospitalization hospitalization rates rates have have not not increased increased alarmingly alarmingly about about you you said said the the Biden Biden administration administration is is considering considering lifting lifting recently recently imposed imposed travel travel restrictions restrictions against against non non citizens citizens entering entering the the US US from from several several African African countries countries U. U. N. N. secretary secretary general general has has blasted blasted such such measures measures as as travel travel apartheid apartheid about about a a third third of of U. U. S. S. states states have have detected detected their their first first cases cases of of Omicron Omicron Massachusetts Massachusetts Washington Washington state state Missouri Missouri and and Maryland Maryland were were among among those those reporting reporting their their first first cases cases over over the the weekend weekend I'm I'm Jennifer Jennifer king king

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Fauci says officials feel 'very badly' about African travel ban, will reevaluate policy

Fox News Sunday

01:03 min | 1 d ago

Fauci says officials feel 'very badly' about African travel ban, will reevaluate policy

"Doctor Anthony Fauci says he's hopeful the U.S. will be able to lift its travel ban on African countries in a reasonable amount of time appearing on CNN State of the Union Fauci noted we're looking at that very carefully on a daily basis as health officials gain more information about cases here in the U.S. and worldwide The U.S. imposed a travel ban on South Africa and 7 other countries last week to help the spread of the new COVID-19 omicron variant Police say they're looking to charge the person who helped hide the parents of the alleged Michigan school shooter Oakland county sheriff Michael Bouchard said the department believes that parents were helped in getting into the art studio where they were ultimately arrested James and Jennifer crumbly are in custody after they were found in the facility Everybody pinched in We were confident we'd be able to find them in short order and because of that teamwork we did He says the whole family has been separated from each other on the jail's campus So they are in our jail all three of them The sun and both parents They are segregated each individually Bashar said prosecutors could charge the individual who allegedly assisted them with aiding and abetting or obstruction of justice

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More omicron detected as hospitals strain under delta surge

AP News Radio

00:45 sec | 2 d ago

More omicron detected as hospitals strain under delta surge

"Well well the the delta delta variant variant is is responsible responsible for for most most covert covert nineteen nineteen cases cases in in the the country country the the newest newest variant variant continues continues to to spread spread CDC CDC director director Richelle Richelle Wilensky Wilensky says says there there are are still still more more questions questions than than answers answers when when it it comes comes to to the the the the crown crown variant variant we we do do we we don't don't yet yet know know is is how how transmissible transmissible it it will will be be how how well well our our vaccines vaccines will will work work they they do do know know that that it it has has the the most most mutations mutations of of any any other other variant variant which which is is concerning concerning many many of of those those mutations mutations have have been been associated associated with with more more transmissible transmissible variance variance with with evasion evasion of of some some of of our our therapeutics therapeutics and and potentially potentially invasion invasion of of invasion invasion of of some some of of our our immunity immunity speaking speaking on on ABC's ABC's this this week week with with George George Stephanopoulos Stephanopoulos well well Lenski Lenski says says the the new new variant variant was was already already in in about about fifteen fifteen states states over over the the weekend weekend I'm I'm Shelley Shelley Adler Adler

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Atlas 5 rocket launches two Space Force satellites

Bloomberg Radio New York Show

00:41 sec | 2 d ago

Atlas 5 rocket launches two Space Force satellites

"Edged weapon and they shot him The launch of a United launch alliance rocket is getting scrubbed due to a fuel leak the Atlas four rocket was to have lifted off from cape canaveral this morning a leak discovered in the rocket propellant ground storage with the blast off until tomorrow morning and other attempt to schedule just after four The mission involves lasers for data communication between NASA and the International Space Station I'm Brad Siegel This is Bloomberg Wall Street week with David Weston from Bloomberg radio This is Wall Street week I'm David Westin and we conclude our week once again with our very special contributor here on Wall Street week He is a Larry summers of Harvard And Larry welcome back

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Study: Omicron could be more transmissible due to sharing genetic material with common cold | TheHill - The Hill

Bloomberg Radio New York Show

00:30 sec | 2 d ago

Study: Omicron could be more transmissible due to sharing genetic material with common cold | TheHill - The Hill

"Of sexual misconduct against Chris Cuomo A new study says the Akron COVID variant may be more transmissible because it shares genetic material with the common cold The study done by researchers in Massachusetts says the new variant has genetic material that's similar to a coronavirus that causes common cold symptoms I'm Brad Siegel Sports gambling once again is in limbo in the state of Florida Will all tough has the details

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5 California Residents Infected with Omicron After Wisconsin Wedding - WCCO | CBS Minnesota

WTOP 24 Hour News

01:06 min | 2 d ago

5 California Residents Infected with Omicron After Wisconsin Wedding - WCCO | CBS Minnesota

"Occasion turn into a super spreader event Health officials say the wedding took place in Wisconsin last Saturday 12 east bay residents came back infected 5 of them with the omicron variant one of them had returned from international travel before attending the wedding Health officials report one is a Berkeley resident and 11 Alameda county All of them vaccinated most of them got the booster and none of them hospitalized The House committee investigating the January 6th attack on the capitol postponed today's schedule deposition former Justice Department official Jeffrey Clark was scheduled to appear before the committee Instead his lawyer said he would not attend due to what he called a medical condition that precludes his participation Clark had aligned himself with former president Trump in efforts to overturn the results of the presidential election He was first opposed in November but declined to answer any questions so this second appearance was designed to give him another chance Now he'll get a third chance to do so on December 16th and should he fail to do so The committee is likely to send contempt charges to the full House for a vote Linda

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