Nate Abner, Stephen Portnoy, Jen Psaki discussed on WBZ Afternoon News

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Just pro choice If someone wants to, I totally totally appreciate that and respect them. I also feel like we should all have the right to choose. As of right now, the CDC does recommend universal and correct mask wearing inside of schools, one parent going so far as to call the requirement of masks, child abuse. Believe accident. Two people in Massachusetts will no longer need to wear masks starting this Saturday. But the rule get very from town and city after the mandates get dropped less than two months to go, and the summer Olympics in Tokyo is taking another potential blow for the athletes represented the U. S. The training goes on, but the BBC's drew Mulholland Talkto one athlete who says it's all about a little. It's a little tough to fully block everything out. Former New England patriot Nate Abner also represents the U. S national team and rugby and he says, Yeah, they're human. So they see what's going on in Japan the end of the day that stuff out of our control. All we can control is our work ethic and practice and what we're doing on an individual basis in a team basis to prepare ourselves for the Olympics, and he's been to the games before for rugby in 2016, so he knows what it takes to get there. My biggest town is being able to grind. You know, people get worn out, and I don't tend to do that and needed. There is now with the Giants in the NFL. That career continues on, but he looks back fondly on his days with the Patriots made dinner with block when you're in that locker room, you know Tom Brady or rookie and we don't know you when we're all treated the same the Patriot way, Right? Apparently, it's all the real deal. Drew Mohammed WBZ. Boston's news radio, The U. S State Department recently issued a travel warning for Japan after a surge of covert cases put new restrictions in place. President, Biden said to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin for the first time next month, CBS is Stephen Portnoy, with war more on what we may expect. Critics say the president may be rewarding Vladimir Putin with a meeting. It's a charge the White House press secretary denies. This is how diplomacy works. Jen Psaki says Mr Biden intends to raise a range of issues, including Russian intervention in Ukraine. And the recent landing of a passenger jet in Belarus were a critic of the Putin aligned government there was pulled off the plane in jail. It's an opportunity to raise concerns we have them and again to move toward a more stable and predictable relationship. With the Russian government. Stephen Portnoy. CBS News Washington will be abiding administration taking part in another diplomatic meeting between the US and the Palestinian Authority today. This is the administration is trying to stabilize a shaky cease fire between Israel and Hamas worst in Jerusalem and then in the West Bank. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken pledged the U. S will help support Palestinians. Not only through eight, but by restoring ties. The United States.

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