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Contagious virus can live on surfaces or in the air for up to two hours. Kelly Kato's two year old daughter is immuno compromised after a recent liver transplant how does this out? Break affect you. I'm worried I'm I'm I'm very worried measles had all but disappeared in the US after widespread use of the vaccine, but in recent years, it's made a comeback. The number of measles. Infections has tripled Justin's last year. David and now the World Health Organization considers reluctance to vaccinate one of its top ten global threats for twenty nineteen David ABC's Matt Cup in with us tonight. Methiang, Hugh, we're also following a major headline tonight that could affect thousands of American troops fighting in America's longest war in Afghanistan tonight. Go sheet is for the US and the Taliban have reached what is being called quote agreements in principle on key issues for a peace deal that could end seventeen years of war. If ghanistan let's get right to our chief global affairs correspondent Martha Raddatz who's been to Afghanistan many times for us in Martha's comes from a top US on voi- who who knowledge these meetings these talks lasted far longer than anyone thought. And the acting Defense Secretary underscored this. Late today. He certainly did Patrick Shanahan said they were encouraging conversations that may not sound like a big deal. But it is it's very significant given they've been after the Taliban and trying to get to some sort of peace agreement for so many years seventeen years and the bottom line for folks watching at home, of course, is what is this being for the fourteen thousand US troops. They're still there on the ground in Afghanistan. We already know that about seven thousand of those troops will come back. Shanahan was asked today. Whether he's been tasked with bringing them all back home. He said, no he had not. But that doesn't mean it won't happen. David Martha Raddatz will stay on this potential Peacedale. Martha thank you. In the meantime, the race for twenty twenty the list of candidates who want to take on President Trump is growing tonight, the former CEO of Starbucks Howard Schultz, signaling overnight, he might run in tonight. The reaction has been swift. And over the weekend twenty thousand turning out for Senator comma, Harris, here's ABC's Mary Bruce Democrats warn he could cost them the White House, but former Starbucks CEO Howard. Schultz isn't backing down. If I run for president I will run as an American under one banner. The American flag Schultz. A lifelong democrat would run as an independent both parties are consistently not doing what's necessary on behalf of the American people. But former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg who himself considered an independent run insists an independent would just split. The anti-trump vote an end up reelecting the president. The democratic field is already getting crowded, California. Senator Kamala Harris, kicked off her campaign this weekend before a crowd of more than twenty thousand people. We must answer a fundamental question. Who are we? Who are we as Americans? So let's answer that question to the world and each other right here and right now America, we are better than this. Hard to believe, but we're talking about another presidential election Mary with us live tonight. And there was also a headline this week involving Hillary Clinton that always makes a lot of news report that she hasn't closed the door completely another run. But Mary our team is confirmed that that doesn't mean there's a campaign in waiting David. Hillary Clinton is not readying another run. Now, she has not ruled it out explicitly, and she did say recently that she would like to be president. But so far there are zero signs that she's going to give this another go Mary Bruce with us live tonight. Mary, thanks as always. And there is new pressure tonight on Venezuela. And it's embattled President Nicolas Maduro, the US now placing sanctions on the state owned oil company that could cost the country eleven billion dollars exports this year alone..

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