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00:18 sec | 1 year ago

Welcome to Audioburst's Top Stories Playlist

"Welcome to Audioburst’s Top Stories Playlist, your premium source for breaking and developing stories. Updated day and night with all the news you need to know. Expertly curated into bite-sized bursts of audio from leading podcasts and talk radio shows.

Tornadoes, large hail and damaging winds expected in the South today

WTOP 24 Hour News

00:41 sec | 1 hr ago

Tornadoes, large hail and damaging winds expected in the South today

"For the rest of our Tuesday afternoon, highs today up near 55°, no rain today or this evening, which is good news for your outdoor plans, but it will rain tomorrow. That rain is coming up from the south with a strong southerly breeze. Winds out of the south tomorrow could gust over 40 mph. That's the reason it'll be so warm in the 60s. Rain will be steadiest in the morning, but occasional showers are likely to continue well past lunchtime tomorrow, diminishing shortly after sunset. Hopefully it'll be dry by the time they turn on the lights at The White House Christmas tree tomorrow evening. But it will be windy all day tomorrow, and another blustery day on Thursday, but Thursday, that's a northwest wind. Temperatures Thursday afternoon will stay in the low to mid 40s

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Early voting for Georgia Senate runoff breaks records

WTOP 24 Hour News

00:32 sec | 2 hrs ago

Early voting for Georgia Senate runoff breaks records

"About the tweets from Elon Musk. Voters in Georgia are hitting the polls early in record numbers, smashing daily records ahead of a runoff for one of the state's U.S. Senate seats. Yesterday, more than 239,000 votes were cast in the race between democratic senator Raphael Warnock and Republican challenger Herschel Walker, that beats the previous record for daily voting in one day by 6000 ballots. Over the holiday weekend where some counties were able to conduct early voting after Georgia Democrats sued more than a 180,000 votes were cast. That's about 2.6% of the total

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How Republicans have reacted so far to Trump's dinner with white nationalist Nick Fuentes

Stephanie Miller

00:39 sec | 3 hrs ago

How Republicans have reacted so far to Trump's dinner with white nationalist Nick Fuentes

"Notorious white supremacists and Holocaust denying right wing political extremist Nick's Fuentes weighed in on his dinner with his hero, Donald Trump, a man he said he loves. We at a very interesting dinner, which I'm sure you've all read about. He said, he told Trump at the dinner mister president, you're one of the greatest Americans that's ever lived. I love you. What? I supported you all these years. Trump has really been a hero of mine Fuentes added. This is not a podcast yesterday, I'm sorry. Okay. Well, where's, oh, he said, oh, Kanye, I'm trying to decide which anti semite Kanye said

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Biden calls on Congress to avert a nationwide rail crisis

WBBM Newsradio

01:01 min | 4 hrs ago

Biden calls on Congress to avert a nationwide rail crisis

"President Biden is calling on lawmakers in Washington to step in and help avert a national rail strike details now from White House correspondent Stephen portnoy. In a statement, the president says Congress should immediately impose the terms of the tentative agreement reached by union leaders in railroad bosses in September. That deal was rejected by the rank and file of four of the 12 unions in the industry. The workers opposed to the agreement say it does not include enough paid sick leave. The president notes in his statement that he's pro labor and that he's reluctantly taking this step. In 1992, then senator Joe Biden voted against congressional intervention to end a railroad strike that lasted for two days. The potential strike would have a local impact as well shutting down metro's BNSF line and three Union Pacific trains since their operated by freight railroads under contract with the transit agency. There are some delays on The Rock Island commuter line this morning, train number 400 struck a vehicle in midlothian just after 5 30, one person was taken to the hospital, no word yet on their condition

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USA takes on Iran in must-win World Cup match

WBBM Newsradio

01:07 min | 4 hrs ago

USA takes on Iran in must-win World Cup match

". 24 years ago, the U.S. played Iran in one of the most politically charged matches in soccer history. It's expected to be more of the same today when the teams face off in the World Cup, political overtones are just as strong amid nationwide protests in Iran in an expanded nuclear program. Today's match starts at one this afternoon. A multi vehicle crash causing problems both directions of the Stevenson, the latest traffic and weather together on the 8s just ahead at 7 46, now sports, here's Josh Lee. That's the old must win for Team USA, has to beat Iran and earn three points in order to finish top two in Group B only the top two in each group advanced to the round of 16 of the World Cup. And after two ties and two matches, with only 1.8, the U.S. is in third place behind England four points and three points. This U.S. men's final group stage game that starts at one needing two goals and stoppage time Iran got two goals and stoppage time to beat whales to nothing in its second game. So that result pushed Iran ahead of the U.S. in points. England's final match against Wales is going to be played at 1 o'clock also to ensure none of the countries in group Beacon tactically rest players because they know the results ahead of time.

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NASA's Orion space capsule breaks record on moon mission

Bloomberg Surveillance

00:55 sec | 4 hrs ago

NASA's Orion space capsule breaks record on moon mission

"Team USA at the World Cup. The Orion capsule flying right now around the moon is setting new records. The spacecraft is on an unmanned test flight, it threw flew through 270,000 miles beyond earth. That is the furthest distance any spacecraft designed to carry humans, has ever traveled. NASA administrator Bill Nelson. We want to know that that heat shield works. At about 5000°F, almost half as hot as the sun. Coming in at 32 mock. NASA's Bill Nelson. I from the Bloomberg interactive broker studios. This is global news. 24 hours a day on air and on Bloomberg quicktake powered by more than 2700 journalists and analysts. More than a 120 countries, Michael Barr, this is Bloomberg.

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Gunman in Buffalo supermarket shooting pleads guilty

THE NEWS with Anthony Davis

01:07 min | 4 hrs ago

Gunman in Buffalo supermarket shooting pleads guilty

"An avowed white supremacist pleaded guilty on Monday to first degree murder. In a mass shooting in May that killed ten people at a supermarket in a predominantly black neighborhood of buffalo, New York. At a hearing 19 year old Peyton gendron, pleaded guilty to multiple counts related to the shooting, including a charge of domestic terrorism, motivated by hate. Gendron was accused of carrying out the attack, which also wounded three other people with the intention of killing as many African Americans as he could. It was established beyond a reasonable doubt that he had this gruesome motive that in just over two minutes he murdered as many African Americans as he could. Erie county district attorney, John Flynn said at a press conference after the plea. He added justice has been done today. Gendron who was 18 at the time of the attack initially pleaded not guilty after a grand jury returned an indictment in June. He

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Over 2 million people under boil water notice in Houston

TIME's Top Stories

04:03 min | 6 hrs ago

Over 2 million people under boil water notice in Houston

"What's to know about boil water notices by solberga. Houston has become the latest U.S. city to issue a boil water advisory after a Sunday morning power outage at a treatment plant caused water pressure to fall below the level required by the Texas commission on environmental quality. The situation in the Texas City affects at least 2.2 million residents water supply. We believe the water is safe, but based on regulatory requirements when pressure drops below 20 psi, we are obligated to issue a boil water notice, tweeted the Houston mayor's office on Sunday. The city is asking folks to boil water for three minutes before consumption, and reminding people to avoid using chilled water and ice from any appliances connected to the water line, such as a refrigerator. City officials are currently testing the water across the city to see if anything grows. They said at a press conference, the Texas commission on environmental quality hopes to lift the notice by early Tuesday morning. Here's what to know about Boyle water notices in the U.S.. What causes a boil water notice? Boil water notices are put in place, but an event has potentially contaminated a public water system. This can include circumstances like power outages, storms, floods, waterline breaks, well problems, the loss of water pressure or loss of disinfection. Can you shower or brush your teeth during a boiled water notice? While a boil water notice is in effect, the CDC advises people to boil all water before its use in any capacity, including bathing, individuals should be careful not to swallow any water when they shower. Sponge baths are recommended for children. Residents can brush their teeth with boiled water, or bottled water, can also be used as an alternative, according to the New York State Department of Health. All water, even water that has passed through a filter, should be boiled before use. How long do boil water notices usually last? Boil water notices typically last somewhere in the range of 24 to 48 hours, though this can vary depending on the reason why the ordinance went into effect. Our boil water notices becoming more common, while there is no official count of the exact number of boil water notices issued in 2022 and years past. This year, there have been boiled water advisories in cities, including Detroit, Austin, and Laredo, Texas. In Jackson, Mississippi alone, Mississippi today reports the city has issued 20 boil water notices just since September 15th. The city also has a legacy of poor water infrastructure that caused it to experience weeks without any reliable running water, a circumstance even worse than a boiled water advisory. Meanwhile, approximately 240,000 water main breaks happen every year, disrupting water systems for millions of Americans. Part of this prevalence is likely due to the United States aging water infrastructure and extreme weather events, one 2020 paper in the journal of public health management and practice noted. As climate change drives more extreme weather, that second factor may play an increasing role. Hurricane Ian, for example, caused communities in Lee county, Florida, to undergo a boiled water notice in October. What happens if you drink tap water during a boiled water notice? Boil water advisories are put in place because water in the affected area either contains, or has the potential to contain germs that could make people sick. If you drink unboiled tap water during a boil water notice, the chances of becoming ill are still slim, but its possible.

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Virginia Congressman Donald McEachin dies at 61

WTOP 24 Hour News

00:37 sec | 10 hrs ago

Virginia Congressman Donald McEachin dies at 61

"As we do riding to this Tuesday together, Virginia congressman Donald mceachin we hear has died this week after a long battle with cancer. He was 61, making the Democrats had just won reelection for a fourth term in Virginia's fourth district. His chief of staff says this morning he was diagnosed with colorectal cancer back in 2013. It was one of the most eerie sights in our area in quite a while. We were talking about that small plane flying into an electrical tower and Gaithersburg over the weekend and they got stuck in the tower. Now we're learning more here at WTO this Tuesday morning about the crash itself into those power lines that left two people stranded for

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COVID lockdown protests sweep across China

Monocle 24: The Globalist

00:54 sec | 10 hrs ago

COVID lockdown protests sweep across China

"Kong 7 14 a.m. here in London. Now China zero COVID policy has been challenged like never before, with widespread protests in the likes of Shanghai and Beijing. China's censorship machine has gone into overdrive to stop people from hearing about the scale of the demonstrations, but how much of the news has spread to Hong Kong, while I'm joined by Monaco's Hong Kong bureau chief James chambers who can tell us more a very good afternoon to James, good morning. Good morning, Emma. So just tell us a little bit about how much Hong Kong knows about what's happening on the mainland. Well, I mean, everything that's going on in Mainland China is being watched and followed across the country. And I think that's the big story here is that actually people all around China are getting to hear about what's happening. As you said, the sensors are in overdrive. But they're having very a lot of trouble deleting videos

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GOP-controlled Arizona county refuses to certify 2022 midterm election results

Rollye James

00:37 sec | 11 hrs ago

GOP-controlled Arizona county refuses to certify 2022 midterm election results

"Each of the 6 victims who were killed. Republican officials in a rural Arizona county have refused to certify the 2022 election despite no evidence of anything wrong with the count. The decision Monday was quickly challenged in court by the state's top election official, the refusal to certify by cochise county in southeastern Arizona comes from a pressure from prominent Republicans to reject results showing Democrats winning top races. New Twitter owner Elon Musk says Apple has stopped most of its advertising on the social media platform on Monday he accused the tech giant of censorship and asked if they quote hate free speech in America. Musk says the site has seen a massive drop in revenue since his $44 billion buyout and

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World's largest active volcano erupts in Hawaii for first time in decades

WTOP 24 Hour News

00:36 sec | 11 hrs ago

World's largest active volcano erupts in Hawaii for first time in decades

"3.7% over last year. The world's largest active volcano continues to erupt. It's the first time it's done that in almost 40 years, residents on the big island are being warned to be alert, but no evacuations have been ordered so far. You know, we're way overdue. We were overdue for monolayer eruption. The scientists in charge at the Hawaiian volcano observatory says there's no telling what may come next. We don't want to try and second guess the volcano. We have to let it actually show us what it's going to do and then we inform people of what is happening ASAP. Scientists say it could take weeks or months for the lava to

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California police kill man who allegedly murdered family of teen he kidnapped

WTOP 24 Hour News

00:52 sec | 18 hrs ago

California police kill man who allegedly murdered family of teen he kidnapped

"Out a Virginia man accused of a California triple killing Friday was a sheriff's deputy and former Virginia state trooper. Riverside California police say 28 year old Austin Lee Edwards made a cross country trip to meet a teenage girl he spoke to online, and they believe he catfished her, which means he created a false identity. When Edwards got to her house, he's accused of killing the family and taking her, sheriff's deputies caught up with him and shot him to death. Police believe the north Chesterfield Virginia man also set the girl's house on fire. Until last month, Edwards worked for Virginia state police and was recently hired by the Washington county sheriff's office in abingdon. WTO at 6 23, a local car dealership started the day down for luxury cars, but the BMWs and benzos were not sold

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2 rescued after small plane crashes into power lines in Maryland, thousands without power

WTOP 24 Hour News

00:25 sec | 19 hrs ago

2 rescued after small plane crashes into power lines in Maryland, thousands without power

"To piece together what exactly happened after that small playing crashed into power transmission lines in Montgomery village last night. Stats and Miller. This small plane crashed in Montgomery village around 5 30 on Sunday Night, and an initially struck the power lines of one tower. They've got stuck in another sine Montgomery county fire chief, Scott Goldstein, struck the lines of the north tower and then

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These Republicans say they won't vote for McCarthy to be House speaker

WTOP 24 Hour News

00:57 sec | 19 hrs ago

These Republicans say they won't vote for McCarthy to be House speaker

". Which we also have the big leadership votes coming up for House Democrats and Republicans. That's right. First up are the Democrats this week who are expected on Wednesday to make New York congressman Hakeem Jeffries the next democratic leader replacing House speaker Nancy Pelosi is the party's standard bearer. Massachusetts congresswoman Catherine Clark in California congressman Pete Aguilar are expected to become number two and three respectively and there's been relatively little drama among the Democrats while there is some on the Republican side, as you know, top Republican Kevin McCarthy still trying to shore up support among conservatives so he can get elected in a floor vote as House speaker in January that could still provoke a floor fight for speaker, which is historically very rare here. Mitch former president Trump is getting criticized for meeting with a white supremacist and Mar-a-Lago last week. What are lawmakers saying and have we heard from Kevin McCarthy on this yet? Well, we've heard from Senate majority leader Chuck Schumer who addressed the issue on the floor of this afternoon.

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Kellyanne Conway meets with House Jan. 6 committee staffers

CNN Political Briefing

00:42 sec | 19 hrs ago

Kellyanne Conway meets with House Jan. 6 committee staffers

"Plus, the January 6th House select committee is slated to deliver its final report after more than a year of investigating the capital attack. The report will be more like a closing statement than anything else though, given the committees all but certain to go away next year when Republicans take over. But former president Donald Trump's alleged negligence and incitement leading up to the insurrection will likely be a big focus in the report. It was in the hearings at least. The findings could make it harder for Trump at least temporarily to build momentum. After a lackluster 2024 campaign launch. That's it for today's political briefing, thanks so much for listening. And if you like the show, please consider rating and reviewing the show. We'll talk to you tomorrow.

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Judge accepts insanity plea from man accused of killing couple, chewing on victim's face

WTOP 24 Hour News

00:33 sec | 20 hrs ago

Judge accepts insanity plea from man accused of killing couple, chewing on victim's face

"About and hard to forget. Today, the Florida man charged in a 2016 double killing learned he is heading to a mental hospital instead of going to trial. Prosecutors say 25 year old Austin haruf was a Florida state university student when he randomly murdered a Jupiter couple in their garage. Police say the scene was gruesome. They claim haruf was found sitting on one of the bodies and chewing its face. The judge accepted a plea deal today, haruf had claimed he was not guilty by reason of insanity. Up ahead in money news. Without lost

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China's Xi Jinping faces calls to resign amid unprecedented protests

KCBS Radio Morning News

00:37 sec | 20 hrs ago

China's Xi Jinping faces calls to resign amid unprecedented protests

"Paper to symbolize the way critical voices in China are scientists. By Sunday Night, this largely peaceful, but utterly unprecedented dissent had spread even to the capital Beijing. Now everyone is wondering how the government will react. But Xi Jinping's commitment to mass testing lockdowns and vast warehouses for isolating COVID contacts is core policy. And the sight of citizens chanting lift lockdowns isn't likely to change his mind. For CBS mornings, Elizabeth Warren, Tokyo.

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White House unveils first lady's holiday theme of "We the People"

AP News Radio

00:41 sec | 22 hrs ago

White House unveils first lady's holiday theme of "We the People"

"First Lady Jill Biden says she wants Americans to see themselves in The White House's holiday decorations. This year's theme we, the people. What the First Lady calls the soul of the nation. Room by room, we represent what brings us together during the holidays and throughout the year. From the blue room Christmas tree decorated to represent unity to the state dining room celebrating children and the China room with handwritten recipes representing food and traditions. Throughout these halls, from The Shining bells to the mirrored ornaments in the grand foyer behind me, you will see your own reflection

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Merriam-Webster's dictionary names its 2022 word of the year

WTOP 24 Hour News

00:30 sec | 1 d ago

Merriam-Webster's dictionary names its 2022 word of the year

"Well, a well-known dictionary has just chosen its word of the year for 2022. And the winner is gaslighting. Miriam Webster's word of the year. Peter sokolovsky, his Webster's editor at large. What we are looking for for the word of the year is the words that are looked up in 2022 that were not looked up in large numbers in earlier years. Gaslighting is defined as psychological manipulation over an extended period of time that causes the victim to question the

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