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Justice Department will investigate Ahmaud Arbery's death as a hate crime, family's attorneys say

San Diego's Morning News with Ted and LaDona

0:35 listening | 8 hrs ago

Justice Department will investigate Ahmaud Arbery's death as a hate crime, family's attorneys say

"Attorneys for Ahmed are breeze family he says the justice department is investigating the man's murder as a hate crime Jared Halpern as more the justice department is investigating the murder of twenty five year old Ahmad armory as a hate crime attorneys for the family also say there's an investigation into the prosecution of the case arboreta black man was shot and killed while jogging in Georgia in February by a white father and son police arrested Gregory in Travis McMichael two months after the shooting both are now facing murder charges a third man who took video of the incident has also been

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Doctors warn of potentially deadly blood clots in COVID-19 patients

Michael Wallace and Steve Scott

0:27 listening | 1 hr ago

Doctors warn of potentially deadly blood clots in COVID-19 patients

"There is growing concern about the connection between corona virus and the blood clots in patients CBS's Dr Tara no rule that says doctors are taking steps to protect patients were learning that this is such a big part of covert nineteen the clotting that using blood thinners has the potential to really impact so many lives from some of these really life threatening complications like stroke and pulmonary embolism some studies indicate about thirty percent of hospitalized code nineteen patients develop

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New York Stock Exchange reopens trading floor

Dana Loesch

0:23 listening | 2 hrs ago

New York Stock Exchange reopens trading floor

"New York governor Andrew Cuomo rang the opening bell is limited trading resumes today on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange lumps of traders crowded around computer screens are no more there are now plexiglas barriers on the stock exchange floor there are fewer traders allowed on the floor and the ones that are there must wear massive disease Erica Turkey says brokers can not take public transit to work the last two months it's been all electronic

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Rare syndrome possibly linked to COVID-19 is now in Pennsylvania, officials say

KYW 24 Hour News

1:10 listening | 2 hrs ago

Rare syndrome possibly linked to COVID-19 is now in Pennsylvania, officials say

"Health officials say there are now several reports of M. I. S. C. or multi system inflammatory syndrome in children within the state of the centers for disease control says this is a serious condition and it's a complication of covert nineteen currently we are aware of seventeen reports of M. I. S. C. in Pennsylvania nine of those are now confirmed to have been determined actually not to be a case in the remaining six are under investigation had so many health secretary Dr Rachel Levine says there's little information known about the disease but surgeons include persistent fever rash change in skin color swollen lymph nodes red eyes or conjunctivitis abdominal pain we do not know if it is specific to children or if it could also occur in adults we also do not know the specific risk factors or how it is transmitted this is why it is important for parents to be aware of the symptoms of this condition Dr Levine says if parents noticed any symptoms in their children they should contact their health care providers for guidance on what to do next this condition is very similar to callous sake

Pennsylvania Dr Rachel Levine Secretary Abdominal Pain
"I can't breathe!": Minneapolis man dies after police confrontation

Garret Lewis

0:30 listening | 3 hrs ago

"I can't breathe!": Minneapolis man dies after police confrontation

"The death of a black forgery suspect being arrested by a white police officer in Minneapolis is under state and federal investigation there's video shows an officer kneeling on the suspect's NAC here that suspect saying multiple times that he couldn't breathe the man later died the Minneapolis police department will cooperate fully police chief Medaria Arradondo say the officers involved are placed on relieved of duty status police say no weapons were used in body cameras were activated boxes Jeff and also the police chief says the suspect had been physically resisting

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SpaceX Crew Dragon launch: what to expect from the company’s first human mission to space

Midday News

0:36 listening | 4 hrs ago

SpaceX Crew Dragon launch: what to expect from the company’s first human mission to space

"It's twelve forty at W. C. B. S.'s we think about a new chapter in U. S. spaceflight it's set to take place tomorrow I'm Peter king at the Kennedy Space Center NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine says the launch forecast is improving the weather is about sixty percent favorable for a launch tomorrow which is good news the dynamics of this flight and future flights are different masses the customer but SpaceX is running the mission that includes launch and mission control Bridenstine says NASA can step in if necessary I don't see that being necessary but yes we can we can intervene Peter king's CBS news at the Kennedy

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Rats may get aggressive due to COVID-19 closures, CDC warns

WBBM Late Morning News

0:35 listening | 4 hrs ago

Rats may get aggressive due to COVID-19 closures, CDC warns

"A pesky problem in Chicago is taking on a new look during the call that crisis the pandemic is shut down a number of restaurants and that means no overflowing dumpsters or garbage cans filled with scraps typically a birthday for road it's last week the CDC warned the business closures have triggered an increase in a rat activity as they become more aggressive in their search for food local exterminator tells the Tribune many of the Norway rats are now popping up in the daytime and traveling in packs in hopes of finding food he says locally that's led to an increase in demand for traps

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HHS watchdog defends April report on PPE shortages that drew Trump's wrath

WTOP 24 Hour News

0:55 listening | 4 hrs ago

HHS watchdog defends April report on PPE shortages that drew Trump's wrath

"An inspector general who's being replaced by president trump is briefing members of Congress today in the wake of a report that found critical shortages of medical supplies WTOP's Mitchell Miller with more on that today on the hill we follow the facts wherever they need we are impartial and what we do Christy Graham the deputy inspector general at health and Human Services who issued the report on medical supply shortages in April a few weeks later president trump announced his plans to replace her in her testimony to the house oversight committee she says HHS has addressed issues raised in that report which was criticized by Republican Jim Jordan I'm deeply concerned with the fall methodology that HHS so IG used to create this bias report Virginia Democrat Gerry Connolly and other lawmakers have introduced legislation that would provide more protections for inspectors general to ensure that the IG age are able to conduct their work free from political retaliation on Capitol Hill Mitchell Miller WTOP

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Alabama Nears 15,000 COVID-19 Cases, 15 More People Die

Morning Edition

5:00 listening | 6 hrs ago

Alabama Nears 15,000 COVID-19 Cases, 15 More People Die

"Greene Alabama is facing a corona virus crisis right now the state has nearly fifteen thousand confirmed cases about a third of those are from the past two weeks alone according to the state's public health department according to one tractor Alabama is now outpacing forty six other states and the district of Columbia in new cases Dr David thrasher is seeing what this bike looks like first hand well it's a it's pretty tough the numbers in Alabama numbers steadily going up he's the chief of staff at Jackson hospital in the city of Montgomery last weekend when I was on call we sell a hundred forty patients which is twice her normal boy in this time of year well the hospital's per se are are hurting it's gotten so bad that hospitals in Montgomery are sending coronavirus patients out of the county for treatment thrasher says many of the patients are actually young but we have H. skate the surge but out this combat without then just the last three weeks if the situation at Jackson hospital sounds dire that's the story all over the city of Montgomery yesterday only six I see you beds were available across the health system last week one intensive care unit that was available the mayor of Montgomery Stephen Reid says things are at crisis levels at a time when the state has been easing restrictions and may re joins us on the line this morning mayor thanks for the time always a pleasure what are you hearing from hospitals like Jackson hospital in in terms of what they need most in this moment right now what I'm hearing is that they're looking for us to sound the alarm and to let people know we're still middle of a pandemic in that we are in a health crisis and that they're running short on PPVs they're they're running short obviously on beds in that you know the staffs are physically emotionally spent so we have to do our part as as leaders in the community to make sure we get the public to understand this is not over we have not won a battle with Kobe nineteen yet and we have to continue some of the things that we were doing just a couple months ago by staying at home where masked men in public in part to saying all of these sanitary guidelines have been handed down by the CDC have you been seeing people in the city social distancing wearing masks similar or residents taking those precautions I think some are adding some had decided that depended because over in their bid to get back to their normal way of doing things and they're willing to take the risk unfortunately it's not just themselves they put at risk when they do that they put members of the public out there friends family colleagues at risk and certainly our first responders and those medical professionals who also doing you know this a great job have been over the last couple of months is there something that makes your city more vulnerable like where do you think this bike is coming from right now you know we can't point to any one particular place or a flash point if you will I think would would makes us vulnerable is the fact that we have the regional health care center for central Alabama and so we have people that come from as far away as ninety hundred miles to our health care system so we're getting people from everywhere and certainly at the here Montgomery we've had people who again have relaxed their approach to never likes their practices in art here into social guidelines anymore why I know the governor Kay Ivey has has moved ahead with lifting restrictions in the state's despite some concerns that that you've expressed I mean do you have the authority and are you planning to maybe put stricter measures back in place in your city after two hundred and forty percent increase month over month in covert cases we're planning to do whatever we have to do in order to change the string and we have limited authority unfortunately as mayor but there are things that we can do from our main daily mass which we've been encouraging for well over two months making that in into a city ordinance to also maybe looking at other ways to tie the faucet so to speak so we're gonna try to do what we can I've we don't see these numbers change here in the next few days the next few days I mean what what is the process I mean did you have to like go to city council and get then when it's passed and signed and and announce it and get it out there I mean it sounds like you really are a crisis moment where where actions like this might be needed ABS absolutely we we need to go to the council and had a discussion with them but we're prepared to do that we already have some of those discussions and we're watching the numbers each day and we talk with our medical professionals in this community in our hospital CEOs to also get their feedback as well about the ongoing conditions all right again speaking to Steven Reid the mayor of Montgomery Alabama his city and the state of Alabama seeing a real crisis moment as cases of coronavirus have been increasing in

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President Trump threatens to pull GOP convention out of North Carolina if arena can't be full

Glenn Beck

0:40 listening | 6 hrs ago

President Trump threatens to pull GOP convention out of North Carolina if arena can't be full

"President trump considering other possible locations for the Republican National Convention threatening over the weekend to pull the event out of North Carolina here's ABC news senior White House correspondent Cecilia Vega president trump wants guarantees now that the Republican convention will take place in August in Charlotte as planned before the pandemic took hold and he's now threatening over Twitter to move the location unless the democratic governor there doesn't immediately agreed to allow the gathering to take place at full capacity and the vice president is now saying that Texas Florida or Georgia could be back up site North Carolina governor Roy Cooper expected to hold a news conference later

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Viral video shows woman calling cops on black man in Central Park

WBBM Morning News

2:36 listening | 8 hrs ago

Viral video shows woman calling cops on black man in Central Park

"Video of a white woman calling police on a black man in New York City Central Park is racking up tons of views online the man Christian Cooper reportedly asked a woman he didn't know identified as Amy Cooper to leave her dog in a section of the park where leashes are mandatory Christian Cooper is an avid bird watcher he apparently made the request because the law was created to protect birds and other wildlife listen to what happened next please don't come close to me please post please don't come close please please call the cops please call the cops American men threatening my life please tell them whatever you like he's recording police did not make any arrests Amy Cooper later apologized the investor thing which is a vice president placed her on administrative leave and she returned the dog to a rescue shelter while the matter is being addressed a candidate running to be Manhattan district attorney said it's a good thing Christian Cooper reported the incident Alisa Orleans says she's tried cases where the DA's office uses a quote hysterical nine one one call as categorical evidence of guilt Gail even before she dials she says she will tell the police there's an African American man threatening her life and then intentionally you hear her intentionally raised her voice to concoct a sense of danger throughout American history there have been innumerable examples of African Americans falsely accused to be imprisoned shot lynched as Attorney Orleans points out I shudder to think what would happen if Mr Cooper had not been filming once again I say thank goodness that there's video tape you know I think is the daughter of a black man and the mother of a black man this is really too much for me today I'm still rattled by that last story and she's practically strangling her dog practically strangling her dog to make these false accusations against another black man I'm still so upset but I'm so sorry I'm still so upset by that last story where the man is hand cut underneath the car where people are pleading please he can't breathe and we're watching a man died so we go from that story now to this story where she falsely accuses a black man on television I mean I I don't even know what to do or how to handle this at this particular time I know that this is I'm

City Central Park Christian Cooper Vice President Alisa Orleans Gail New York Manhattan Attorney
US company trials coronavirus vaccine candidate in Australia

AP 24 Hour News

0:30 listening | 12 hrs ago

US company trials coronavirus vaccine candidate in Australia

"Minute another potential coronavirus vaccine is undergoing its first phase of testing Novavax chief science officer Dr Gregory Glenn says someone hundred thirty Australian volunteers will be injected in the first safety phase of testing of the vaccine being developed by the U. S. companies zero in late we have a vaccine that is going to be very good give the license and address this stuff is all about a dozen experimental vaccines around the world are in early stages of testing or are ready to

Chief Science Officer Dr Gregory Glenn Novavax
Known gang member wanted by Houston police after violent crime spree

Sean Hannity

0:14 listening | 46 min ago

Known gang member wanted by Houston police after violent crime spree

"Police are asking for help finding a wanted gang member Allen public radios used in a crime spree from last year involving aggravated assault and deadly conduct twenty four year old is also accused of shooting a man five times in April

Assault Allen
Mayor Marty Walsh stresses cautious approach as more businesses look to reopen in Boston

WBZ Afternoon News

0:25 listening | 1 hr ago

Mayor Marty Walsh stresses cautious approach as more businesses look to reopen in Boston

"One of our numbers in Massachusetts are continuing to trade in a positive direction as we enter week two of phase one of the state's re opening for Boston mayor Marty Walsh the rollout the things getting back open needs to be well planned and well executed if they're not safe and people don't think a lot a lot of things open up and people are going to get really is having docile planted doctor conversations so that we do real good things people could say a lot of guys we put into it

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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Announces $56M Funding to Increase Contact Tracing

John Williams

0:24 listening | 1 hr ago

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Announces $56M Funding to Increase Contact Tracing

"Lightfoot announcing a new initiative today to help the city slow the spread of the corona virus I'm thrilled to announce a new fifty six million dollar R. F. P. to expand contact tracing in Chicago yes fifty six million dollar eighteen month contact racing program will create six hundred new jobs for more information go to Chicago dot gov slash corona virus

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Dutch leader did not visit dying mother for weeks to comply with coronavirus lockdown

Michael Wallace and Steve Scott

0:32 listening | 3 hrs ago

Dutch leader did not visit dying mother for weeks to comply with coronavirus lockdown

"More European countries are emerging from the lockdown things are being eased CBS news correspondent Vicki Barker with the update from London Greece has now re opened restaurants and cafes and restarted ferry services to its island Germany plans to relax its social distancing rules by late June I slimmed is now allowing gatherings of up to two hundred people but in a reminder of Kovitz continuing human cost the Dutch prime minister mark Ritter has confirmed he was unable to visit his dying mother in her final weeks because of the rule barring visitors from nursing homes

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German companies flying 200 workers to China in mass return

WTOP 24 Hour News

0:33 listening | 2 hrs ago

German companies flying 200 workers to China in mass return

"Flight flight carrying carrying about about two two hundred hundred workers workers of of German German companies companies isn't isn't to to China China is is set set to to arrive arrive there there Saturday Saturday the the first first mass mass return return of of foreign foreign workers workers since since Beijing Beijing barred barred most most visitors visitors from from overseas overseas two two months months ago ago to to fight fight covert covert nineteen nineteen the the flight flight is is being being organized organized by by the the German German chamber chamber of of commerce commerce in in China China which which says says workers workers got got visas visas under under a a fast fast track track program program aimed aimed at at helping helping revive revive the the Chinese Chinese economy economy China China had had barred barred most most foreigners foreigners including including those those with with residence residence permits permits in in an an attempt attempt to to avoid avoid re re importing importing the the virus virus from from abroad abroad

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Family says Stanley Ho, the Macao casino tycoon considered the father of modern gambling in China, has died at 98

America's First News

0:32 listening | 9 hrs ago

Family says Stanley Ho, the Macao casino tycoon considered the father of modern gambling in China, has died at 98

"Macau casino tycoon Stanley ho is dead at the age of ninety eight considered the father of modern gambling in China he was also Macau's richest person a lavish Spender and dashing ballroom dancer he secured a four decade monopoly on casinos and parlayed his home advantage to build the empire that still dominated the industry after it open to foreign companies in two thousand two wielding great influence both in Macau and neighboring Hong Kong his daughter said he died Tuesday his long eventful life track the ebb and flow of southern China's

China Macau Hong Kong Stanley Ho
World Health Organization warns of ‘second peak’ in areas where coronavirus is declining

The Gee and Ursula Show

0:28 listening | 4 hrs ago

World Health Organization warns of ‘second peak’ in areas where coronavirus is declining

"States are now reporting an uptick in new coronavirus cases involve this rise could reflect increased testing capacity public health experts have also warned opening too early could lead to a second wave Dr Michael Ryan is with the World Health Organization we we we cannot make assumptions that just because the disease is on the way down now that it's on it's on it's going to keep going down and then we're going to get a number of months to get ready for a second way we may get a second peak in this way

Dr Michael Ryan World Health Organization
A Boy, a Bear and a Close Call in the Mountains of Italy

Derek Hunter

1:08 listening | 5 hrs ago

A Boy, a Bear and a Close Call in the Mountains of Italy

"Twitter this morning doing show prep there's a story from the UK Daily Mail it included a video and they always they pay for video and you see videos like this all the time on social media and you just kind of wonder I mean I'd probably wouldn't bother they probably would have actually bothered me before I was a parent the fathers me double now yeah in northern Italy somebody found there's a twelve year old boy in the woods in there somebody's walking and then a giant brown bear comes out not far from this twelve year old boy and that their their headline that they tweeted out was moment boy has to keep his cool and tiptoe away as huge brown bear rears up behind him on walk in Italian hills and there's the video of it it's on a constant Lupin and just like who whips out their phone at this moment says well I must document this your first instinct when something horrible could happen is that without your phone and video tape it really screwed as as a a society society

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LATAM was profitable before pandemic, now facing a “collapse in global demand”: CEO

WBBM Late Morning News

0:19 listening | 5 hrs ago

LATAM was profitable before pandemic, now facing a “collapse in global demand”: CEO

"America's America's biggest biggest airline airline lan lan tam tam is is filing filing for for chapter chapter eleven eleven bankruptcy bankruptcy here here in in the the US US passenger passenger and and cargo cargo flights flights will will continue continue to to operate operate tickets tickets are are still still good good employees employees will will still still get get paid paid during during the the process process the the CEO CEO says says the the airline airline was was profitable profitable for for the the pandemic pandemic now now needs needs to to shed shed some some of of its its mounting mounting deaths deaths

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LATAM becomes largest airline yet driven to bankruptcy by coronavirus

Bloomberg Markets

0:20 listening | 6 hrs ago

LATAM becomes largest airline yet driven to bankruptcy by coronavirus

"Airlines which is Latin America's largest air carrier sought bankruptcy court protection in New York after the Copa nineteen pandemic grounded flights across the region chapter eleven petition allows like them to keep on forty one lecture lane carrier works out a plan to pay creditors and turn around the business I have a bankruptcy loan but much is nine hundred million dollars on hand

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Outrage Grows Over Boris Johnson Aide's 260-Mile Trip During Lockdown

BBC World Service

0:54 listening | 13 hrs ago

Outrage Grows Over Boris Johnson Aide's 260-Mile Trip During Lockdown

"The British prime minister Boris Johnson will try to refocus attention on his government's handling of the corona virus pandemic of the three days dominated by the conduct of his closest adviser Dominic Cummings Mr Johnson said he understood the confusion and anger some folks have a Mister Cummings decision to drive his family hundreds of kilometers in search of childcare well the government's was instructing people to stay at home no Dixon the head of the National Health Service consideration in England Wales and Northern Ireland said his members were frustrated by the controversy there's certainly concern among our members health leaders that it it could be damaged off and public confidence in official guidance and you can't say too often that the guidance has actually saved thousands of lives and I think if we look forward over the next few weeks out following that guidance is going to be as vital as

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Hong Kong Security Law - Carrie Lam Dismisses Concerns Over Rights

BBC World Service

0:54 listening | 13 hrs ago

Hong Kong Security Law - Carrie Lam Dismisses Concerns Over Rights

"Hong Kong's leader Carrie lam has sought to allay concerns about a proposed security role which is printed financial position at a news conference she said there was no need to worry that the law would curtail people's rights and freedoms in the semi autonomous Chinese territory she said he would only target what she called a handful of lawbreakers ultimately what is to be provided in this piece of legislation is full or apostasy in order to be assured that Hong Kong's freedoms will be processed and Hong Kong sar vibrancy and Nicole values in terms of the rule of law the independence of the judiciary read various rights and freedoms enjoyed by people will continue to be that the mold proposed by Beijing would phone subversion and separatism and could see China's national intelligence agencies setting up offices in Hong Kong for the first time

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