Jeff Bezoza, Jim Crystal, Amazon discussed on Atlanta's News & Talk with Mark Arum

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Didn't anticipate a storm this early in the season. Elsa has already struck several Caribbean islands, leaving at least three people dead. The number of hospitalized Covid 19 patients jumped by nearly 27% over the Fourth of July weekend and a hard hit area of Missouri, where immune immunization rates are low, leading to a temporary ventilator shortfall and call for help from respiratory therapist. The Delta variant, first identified in India is straining hospitals in Springfield and raising fears that the situation could grow worse as holiday gatherings seed fresh cases. Amazon founder Jeff Bezoza has officially stepped down as CEO of the company that he started out of his Seattle garage in 1995. Andy Jassy, the head of the Amazon's cloud computing business is replacing him. The company announced the change. In February, Beso takes over the role of executive chair with plans to focus on new products and initiatives. Jassy inherits the helm of a $1.7 trillion company that benefited greatly from the pandemic. But he does face challenges, including growing calls for tighter regulation on tech giants. Several countries, including Russia, Turkey and Iran has suspended operations at their consulate in the northern city of Mother Sharif has Afghan troops have surrendered several districts around this provincial capital. That is CBS. CBS reporter Jeff Secure Jeff McCausland on the violence once again rising in Afghanistan, with the Taliban, seizing more territory. And a newly released study suggests sugary drinks could play a role in why colon and rectal cancer rates are up and younger people. The study looked at more than 94,000 female registered nurses who were part of a 25 year program when they were all between age 25 42. The percentages were small, just 109 cases of colorectal cancer. The women who drank two or more sugary drinks a day more than doubled their risk of early onset colorectal cancer. Researchers say. The study showed only an association between the two not necessarily cause and effect. Studies published in the medical journal Gut Peter King CBS News It was an especially busy holiday for firemen in one city in the Northern Plains, CBS correspondent Jim Crystal a reports the Fourth of July was anything but a holiday for Fargo, North Dakota firemen. They responded to 15 fires Sunday. 12 of them. Fireworks related fireman also handled the call, which a person lost two fingers in a fireworks act. The fireworks are illegal in Fargo. Fargo. Police responded to more than 80 fireworks complaints. WSB news time is six Oh, six. Let's.

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