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Welcome to Audioburst's Top Stories Playlist

"Welcome to Audioburst’s Top Stories Playlist, your premium source for breaking and developing stories. Updated day and night with all the news you need to know. Expertly curated into bite-sized bursts of audio from leading podcasts and talk radio shows.

House passes bill to allow Senate Democrats to approve debt limit increase

WTOP 24 Hour News

00:31 sec | 3 hrs ago

House passes bill to allow Senate Democrats to approve debt limit increase

"Would grant the Senate a one time pass to increase the debt limit with a simple majority rather than the 60 votes typically necessary The Senate now needs to approve that change in president Joe Biden needs to sign it before both chambers can consider a bill raising the debt limit with that new threshold for passage in the Senate Zach who CBS News Washington The government could still default on its loans if Congress doesn't act by the 15th Instagram says it's added protections as its CEO gets set to get grilled by Congress

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Judge blocks Biden vaccine mandate for federal contractors

WTOP 24 Hour News

00:44 sec | 3 hrs ago

Judge blocks Biden vaccine mandate for federal contractors

"A federal judge has blocked the last of the Biden administration's COVID vaccine mandates requiring employees of federal contractors to get their shots law professor Laurie Levinson It is not a big surprise that the judge appointed by president Trump has struck down President Biden's mandate that federal contractors have mandatory vaccination This is just the beginning however of the legal battle There are going to be judges elsewhere in the country who will look at the same issue It might rule favorably to the administration Michigan's attorney general says her office will review what happened before the mass shooting that left four students dead at Oxford high school last week Dana nessel says she doesn't want to point fingers at school officials but she will

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Biden warns Putin against Ukraine invasion

Monocle 24: The Globalist

00:56 sec | 4 hrs ago

Biden warns Putin against Ukraine invasion

"Minute. But first, the U.S. president Joe Biden and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin have held a video call in an attempt to deescalate the tenth standoff along Russia's border with Ukraine. It came after President Biden and his European allies agreed to put up a united front against Russian aggression, with reports suggesting that Moscow has sent more than a 100,000 troops to the border region. Ocado leak is a senior policy fellow at the European council on foreign relations and joins me now. Country, thanks very much for coming on. What do we know of the outcome of this important discussion yesterday? Well, good morning. We know a little. But something. Apparently, I was exchanged for opinions as concerns Ukraine. President Putin blamed Ukraine for not implementing the Minsk agreement, the ceasefire agreement from

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Pfizer shot offers partial protection against Omicron variant, study finds

WTOP 24 Hour News

00:54 sec | 6 hrs ago

Pfizer shot offers partial protection against Omicron variant, study finds

"Leading South African COVID researchers say the omicron variant can partially evade protection from Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine Florida joined the growing list of states confirming at least one case of the new OM variant As more cases are detected an early study by the South African scientists who first detected omicron show its ability to evade the Pfizer vaccine is robust but not complete but that a booster shot could help stop infection And doctor Anthony Fauci said oh symptoms reported so far don't seem severe while he's stressed it's too early to draw any conclusions Naomi raham CBS News New York A jury in Nevada has decided that health insurers owe ER doctors $60 million in damages The jury found one of the nation's largest health insurance companies and its branches in the state liable

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Amazon Web Services suffers major outage

WTOP 24 Hour News

00:33 sec | 7 hrs ago

Amazon Web Services suffers major outage

"And showered or needs visit dulles glass dot com Dulles glass love your glass It's 1151 Major websites all around the country are still dealing with issues after Amazon Web Services suffered a massive outage today Company provides cloud computing services to governments universities mobile payment sites even entertainment portals like Netflix and Disney+ the outrage rather than the outage reached its peak around 11 o'clock this morning and thousands of websites have reported problems Amazon says it's found the root cause of the issues working to fix it Twitter is expanding access

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Thousands of military families face food insecurity

WTOP 24 Hour News

01:16 min | 6 hrs ago

Thousands of military families face food insecurity

"The country have a hard time feeding their families but it's true feeding America estimates 160,000 military families fight hunger CBS Mark strassmann especially vulnerable junior enlisted racks Almost 30% of them need help How can they focus on the mission when your family can't even survive We first spotlighted the U.S. Military's food insecurity back in February Among the causes low wages frequent moves high unemployment among military spouses Convicted killer Scott Peterson is back in a Northern California courtroom tomorrow the first of two proceedings KPIX TV's max Daryl After he's re sentenced on Wednesday Peterson will be back in court in February for a hearing that will determine whether or not he gets an entirely new trial based on a claim of juror misconduct And the allegation is that a female juror lied in answering questions about her background in her own experience specifically with whether or not she had ever been the victim of domestic violence If Peterson does get a new trial prosecutors have said they will not seek the death penalty again Peterson was convicted of killing his wife laci and their unborn son nearly 20 years ago This is CBS News Never miss a moment top news from

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Pearl Harbor - Day of infamy

Here and Now

01:30 min | 15 hrs ago

Pearl Harbor - Day of infamy

"The once mighty Arizona now rests on Pearl Harbor's muddy bottom a pitiful relic of its former self a grim monument to the treachery of Japan They're now the national World War II museum in New Orleans has a new special exhibit It's called infamy Pearl Harbor remembered Tom Chaka is senior curator and he joins us Tom welcome Thank you It's nice to be with you Your museum asks people explicitly or implicitly to ponder their own connections to Pearl Harbor It turns out your father was in the barracks there that day How does this personalize this project for you Well having my father at schofield barracks territory Hawaii and then he continued to serve throughout World War II along with my uncle and aunt provides a very tangible connection for me As I work on things here at the museum it makes it very easy to want to do the best job possible for all those Americans who served in the war Now time your museum already covers the attack but this new exhibit explores how it was remembered At the time and now So in late 1941 and early 1942 how is this attack framed in the public imagination This attack really united the country in its efforts to join the war and in the country's resolve to win the war And

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White House announces a diplomatic ban on the Beijing Olympics, citing China human rights abuses

Bloomberg Markets

00:54 sec | 20 hrs ago

White House announces a diplomatic ban on the Beijing Olympics, citing China human rights abuses

"For President Biden to defuse the situation China is warning the U.S. will pay an unspecified price now that it's announced a diplomatic boycott of the winter games in Beijing Bloomberg said Baxter reports White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki says the U.S. can not turn a blind eye to human rights abuses U.S. diplomatic or official representation would treat these games as business as usual in the face of the PRCs egregious human rights abuses and atrocities in Xinjiang And we simply can't do that Psaki says it would not be fair to punish the athlete so the U.S. team will participate Beijing meanwhile has responded that it has no intention of inviting U.S. diplomats In San Francisco I'm at Baxter Bloomberg radio Just getting word alphabets Google is suing two Russian nationals It claims are part of a criminal enterprise that is silently infiltrated more than a million computers and devices around the world creating

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Survivors gather in Hawaii to commemorate 80th anniversary of Pearl Harbor attack

WTOP 24 Hour News

01:13 min | 21 hrs ago

Survivors gather in Hawaii to commemorate 80th anniversary of Pearl Harbor attack

"Infamy Today marks 80 years since the Japanese staged a surprise Attack on Pearl Harbor plunging the U.S. into World War II 101 year old David Russell is among 30 survivors in Hawaii to commemorate the anniversary I had someone to give me a fear instruction on how to handle an administrative so I passed ammunition during the Pearl Harbor attack On the remote mountains coast of Tasmania scientists are building a box to track the climate crisis And the way humans are handling it The project's brainchild Australian ad agency director Jim Curtis It's like box is a structure and device that record every step that humanity takes towards or away from the impending climate catastrophe S&P futures up 58 This is CBS News Egg land's best The only eggs with more fresh and delicious taste plus superior nutrition because the way you care is anything but ordinary only eggland's best 9 O three Tuesday morning December 2nd it should be mostly cloudy a little bit of sun right now though Ice today in the low 40s

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Devin Nunes leaving Congress to become CEO of Trump media company

Morning Edition

00:38 sec | 22 hrs ago

Devin Nunes leaving Congress to become CEO of Trump media company

"To bring to the stock market a social media company that would rival Twitter This is the Trump media and technology group the former presidents the plan is to use a popular way to get on to the stock market using a spac that the special purpose acquisition company The Trump firm plans to merge with this spac this streamlines the process of going public and often means less involvement by regulators but their special rules for these Eric Gordon is a professor at the University of Michigan's Ross school of business Eric good morning Good morning David No sense here yet that there's wrongdoing but some what Interesting questions about this Trump media

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Jussie Smollett takes the stand at trial over allegedly staged attack

WTOP 24 Hour News

00:54 sec | 1 d ago

Jussie Smollett takes the stand at trial over allegedly staged attack

"Jussie Smollett took the stand in his own defense yesterday in the trial where he's accused of staging an attack on himself on the streets of Chicago Wbm TV reporter Charlie damar is outside the courthouse with more It's likely that the case will hinge on whether the jury believes Smollett or brothers Abel and ola asin daru who testified Smollett paid them to fake the attack Smollett denies orchestrating the attack he told the jury there was no hope Nearly three years ago Smollett told police that he was the victim of a racist and homophobic hate crime He said his attackers punched him doused him in bleach and put a rope around his neck Smollett's attorneys asked could you afford to have injuries on your face Absolutely not Smollett responded Smollett is best known for his work on the Fox show empire The former chief of staff to vice president Mike Pence is cooperating with the house panel that's investigating the capitol riot Mark short was at the capitol that day

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