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News. Good morning. I'm Ed Donahue. President Biden's company Coronavirus vaccine requirements for federal employees. The AP Soccer Madani reports. It's an attempt to curb the spread of the Delta variant. The president had earlier ordered that all federal workers and contractors either get vaccinated or face strict testing and masking protocols. He's now requiring that they get the shots. The president's been applauding vaccine requirements and other settings like Schools and workplaces in the White House hopes boosting the federal mandate will lead to more. We know that increasing vaccinations will stop the spread of the pandemic will get the pandemic under control, spokeswoman Jen Psaki says. The president today will outline a six part plan to address rising cases. Sagar Megane. Washington The government says the number of people filing claims for unemployment last week fell to a new pandemic low today about 200 foreigners, including some Americans flew out of Afghanistan on an international commercial flight from the Kabul airport. It's the first large scale departure since the frantic withdrawal from Afghanistan at the end of last month. European Commission spokesman Peter Stano says the Taliban's new cabinet in Afghanistan shows they're not living up to their promise. This government is not something that the Taliban was promising to to appoint people who would be reflecting the diverse and reach Cultural ethnical background that Afghanistan has. Rain is pouring down on southeast Georgia and coastal South Carolina as Mindy, now a tropical depression makes its way across the coast. Tropical Storm Olaf is building toward a hurricane while on track toward the Los Cabos resorts at the tip of Mexico's Baja California peninsula. Health minister says France will offer free birth control to all women up to the age of 25 starting next year. The age was 18 abortions in France are free for all women and girls. This is a P news. Recent increase in coronavirus deaths is overwhelmed to Southwest Washington County storage capacity that have been going on now for over a year to almost two years and It's just sad that we're at this this place that we're still losing people. Dr. Tim Davidson is Cowlitz County Coroner. We're using additional tables, moving them in there, and we're just putting Individuals on our recovery gurneys that sort of thing, and we would have into the cold called Storage. Washington was one of the first states to deal with the surgeon coronavirus cases. Davidson says the morgue and the county's funeral homes are maxed out on capacity. I hope it would never happen. So, but we're here and we've got to take care of Those deceased and get them back to their families. Davidson asked the commissioners in college County to declare an emergency to allow the county to bring in a refrigeration trailer. It was approved. I'm Ed Donahue. AP News, The Pentagon's chief says Al Qaeda may seek a comeback in Afghanistan Now the U. S forces have left and the Taliban are again in power. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin says. That's just the nature of Al Qaeda and others like the Islamic State Group. They will always attempt to to find space to grow and regenerate whether it's there. Whether it's in Somalia, Whether it's in any other any other ungoverned straight. Speaking to reporters as he ended a Persian Gulf States tour, Austin says the U. S is ready to prevent an Al Qaeda come back and has warned the Taliban not to again give the militants sanctuary like they did before. 9 11. Soccer Megane Washington Fire and smoke alarms went off at the Russian segment of the international Space station in the early hours of Thursday, and the crew reported noticing smoke and the smell of burnt plastic. Russia's space agency rose customers says the incident took place in the Russian built module and occurred as the stations the batteries were being recharged. According to Roskosmos, the crew activated air filters and returned back to the night. Rest once the air quality was back to normal. The agency noted the crew will proceed with the spacewalk scheduled for Thursday as planned. The space session is currently operated by NASA astronauts. I'm serious Shark Alley. Thank.