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You're never more than fifteen minutes from the big stories on WCBS. A good Samaritan helps save an eleven year old girl in queens who was on the verge of being kidnapped. Ryan, Zinke resigned as interior secretary. The president says he'll name a replacement next week and the Affordable Care Act was ruled unconstitutional by a federal judge in Texas a case bound for the supreme court quick look at sports. The jets lost to the Texans. The islanders are trailing. The devils are scoreless in the first right now, we have cloudy skies in central park. Fifty one degrees Saturday, December fifteenth. Good evening. I'm Kevin Rincon. It's eight thirty one would be kidnapping was stopped by a father of two in queens. This morning MAC Rosenberg spoke with the good Samaritan. Alex Alice's daughter will tell you. He's pretty protective as a parent. I used to go to the score. And I live right across the street. And he he wouldn't even let me walk across the lawn. That's how protective he is. Salazar's and tears talking about what her father did for someone who is not his own flesh and blood this morning. An eleven year old girl was crying for help just before eight AM salad getting ready for work and heard the screams. I looked out. I saw the gentleman had the the girl he had picked up sideways and forcing her into the car. So ran downstairs with a baseball bat and found out the girl had no idea who the would be doctor was Alex was able to fend off the net. Who also had a baseball bat and force the girl into his car, but faced with a terrifying situation. Alec says, she didn't give up does the best delta. So she fought she kicked she's screaming. She did everything and she used her phone. She saved all life. She did everything the right way. I was just there to help her. She called nine one one and the cops came and took the man forty year old Roelant Estrada into custody hop. Stalled Alex he's a sexual predator in Ridgewood, queens, MAC, Rosenberg WCBS NewsRadio. Eight eighty there's a new deadline for the city as it looks to head off a potential federal takeover of its public housing agency. The scandals have been almost constant accusations of covering up lead problems. No heat for some over a chilly thanksgiving allegations of sex parties among workers, and now with a thirty two billion dollar work backlog. The federal government is threatening to take the first steps in order to take over the city's public housing agency housing and urban development secretary, Ben Carson is giving the city until January thirty first to come up with a comprehensive plan to rescue Niger mayor de Blasios would say he's done just that introducing what he calls Nitra two point. Oh this past week. He says in a statement there productive conversations happening between all parties to improve the quality of life for the four hundred thousand New Yorkers that call. Night, you're home the city had previously offered to invest two billion dollars in repairs. But a federal judge rejected that deal saying much more needed to be done. Steve burns, WCBS NewsRadio. Eight eighty interior secretary. Ryan Zinke handed in his resignation. He will be out by the end of the year. President Trump says a replacement will be picked and named sometime next week. Democrats set to take over the house wanted to go after some of his issues related to travel political activity and potential conflicts of interest to be as correspondent Burnett says his resignation may still do little to stop them. A lot of what Democrats were upset about zinc his actions enrolling back protections for national monuments and expanding offshore drilling and easing limits on pollution. So even though he is stepping down. Just a few weeks before the end of the year. Democrats may still be inclined to cool him in front of the various investigating bodies to clarify if any of his actions were influenced by political spending. And if some of his actions went too far in rolling back federal regulation guidelines, whoever the president is to name would require as a cabinet position. Senate confirmation the Affordable Care Act was ruled unconstitutional by a federal judge in Texas. Insurance groups patient advocates healthcare providers denounced the ruling their primary concern being that care provided to those with pre existing conditions may no longer be provided to them for. Now. The ACA is expected to remain in place while the issue plays out in court CBS correspondent Kenneth Craig with more since President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law in two thousand ten about twenty million people have gained health insurance coverage, but the law has been frequently targeted by Republicans both in congress and in the courts in an interview on Fox News, Texas, attorney general Ken Paxton how did the decision as a victory? He's one of the lawsuits prominent backers we believe from the very beginning was unconstitutional. And we think the judge did the right thing and President Trump tweeted his satisfaction and called on congress to pass a new healthcare law reaction to the decision was swift Nancy Pelosi who is likely to become speaker when Democrats take control of the house next month. Call. Called the ruling absurd and promised to protect the Affordable Care Act the district judge in this case of ruled the this year's tax cut Bill knocked the constitutional foundation from under the ACA by eliminating the penalty for not having coverage. Another violent clashes between demonstrators and police in France today..

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