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Biden Delivers a Warning to Putin Over Ukraine

Bloomberg Daybreak

00:43 sec | 58 min ago

Biden Delivers a Warning to Putin Over Ukraine

"Global news update President Biden is warning his Russian counterpart about invading Ukraine He spoke to Vladimir Putin for two hours in a video call yesterday The White House says he made it clear the U.S. and allies would respond with strong economic measures if Putin takes military action The Senate is confirming Jessica rosenworcel to chair the Federal Communications Commission Trey Thomas reports She's the first woman to hold the top FCC post The Senate voted 68 to 31 to confirm her President Biden named rose and Warsaw acting chair after he took office and later nominated her for a full 5 year term as chair Democrat rosenworcel is an attorney and a native of Boston I'm

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Scholz succeeds Merkel as German chancellor, opening new era

AP News Radio

00:37 sec | 33 min ago

Scholz succeeds Merkel as German chancellor, opening new era

"Schultz Schultz has has become become Germany's Germany's ninth ninth post post World World War War two two chancellor chancellor opening opening a a new new era era for for the the E. E. U.'s U.'s most most populous populous nation nation and and launch launch the the calling calling me me off off to to Merkel Merkel sixteen sixteen year year tenure tenure Schultz Schultz is is government government takes takes office office with with high high hopes hopes of of modernizing modernizing Germany Germany on on combating combating climate climate change change but but faces faces the the immediate immediate challenge challenge of of handling handling the the country's country's toughest toughest phase phase yet yet of of the the corona corona virus virus pandemic pandemic lawmakers lawmakers voted voted with with a a wide wide margin margin to to elections elections Merkel Merkel who's who's no no longer longer a a member member of of parliament parliament looked looked on on from from the the spectators spectators gallery gallery as as the the vote vote took took place place lawmakers lawmakers gave gave her her a a standing standing ovation ovation as as the the session session started started I'm I'm Charles Charles to to look look at at my my

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 Australia joins US in diplomatic boycott of Beijing Games

Morning Edition

01:28 min | 1 hr ago

Australia joins US in diplomatic boycott of Beijing Games

"From NPR news and Washington I'm Dave Mattingly Australia says it will join the U.S. and a diplomatic boycott of the upcoming winter Olympic Games in Beijing Australian prime minister Scott Morrison says the move should come as no surprise For some time people have been very aware that we have been rising a number of issues that have not been received well in China and there's been a disagreement between us on those matters The White House also cited China's record on human rights and announcing the U.S. diplomatic boycott that boycott does not directly affect the athletes taking part in the Olympic competition The games get underway in February Congressional leaders have reached a deal to lift the nation's debt ceiling NPR's child Snyder says hours after the agreement was announced the House passed legislation to kick off the process The House voted along party lines 222 to 212 to begin a complicated process worked out by Senate leaders to bring it into a standoff over the dead limit Republicans have been refusing to help Democrats deal with the issue the Senate agreement would allow the chamber to avoid a Republican filibuster Its passage by the House kicks off a lengthy process It's going to take a while to unfold A defense bill passed by the house last night includes pay races of more than two and a half percent for members of the U.S. Military it now heads to the Senate This is NPR news

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French Police Arrest Man in Connection With Khashoggi Killing

Bloomberg Daybreak Europe

00:57 sec | 2 hrs ago

French Police Arrest Man in Connection With Khashoggi Killing

"Saudi Arabia has asked France to release a man arrested in connection with the 2018 killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi Saudis embassy in France says the person has nothing to do with the case in question suggesting it was a case of mistaken identity French media reported that police arrested a man yesterday on suspicion he was a member of the team that killed Khashoggi inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul Global news 24 hours a day on air and on Bloomberg quick take powered by more than 2700 journalists and analysts in more than a 120 countries I'm Hannah George This is Bloomberg At med express we believe in care that's convenient Whether it's a virtual visit while you're on the go or stopping in to see us on your lunch break What we do is much more than urgent care at med express we call it urgent caring

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Sundays Off: U.A.E. Changes Its Weekend to Align With West

Monocle 24: The Globalist

01:16 min | 4 hrs ago

Sundays Off: U.A.E. Changes Its Weekend to Align With West

"The United Arab Emirates has announced that it's cutting its working week to four and a half days, and moving its traditional weekend in a bid to improve the Gulf states competitiveness. Mustafa aura is the assistant editor in chief at the national in Abu Dhabi and joins me on the line now. Mustafa, what exactly has the UAE announced? Hi, Georgina. How are you? Yesterday, the UAE government announced that the federal and other local government workers would move to a new working week. So it's a weekend of Saturday Sunday instead of Friday Saturday and the working week is Monday to Friday with a half day for the public sector on the Friday. So it's a very significant change. It's the first time in 15 years of the working week has been changed. And the expected knock on effect across the economy will cover all areas, including schools, which are expected to change as well. So it's big news and it will have an impact on people even outside the UAE investors, trade partners, those looking at working visiting traveling to the UAE. And what's the reasoning

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What you need to know about Germany's new chancellor and coalition government

Bloomberg Daybreak Europe

01:15 min | 4 hrs ago

What you need to know about Germany's new chancellor and coalition government

"We have sort of significant political change in Germany Good morning Caroline yes a big changing of the God Olaf Schultz will be sworn in as German Chancellor today bringing Angela Merkel's 16 year term at the helm of Europe's biggest economy to an end Bloomberg's Ian Rogers tells us what to expect Schultz will head a three way ruling coalition of his center left social Democrats the greens and the pro business free Democrats Three way alliance has an ambitious agenda that includes billions of Euros of spending on climate protection and upgrading digital infrastructure The immediate priority for the government will be getting a fourth wave of coronavirus infections under control Hundreds of people are dying every day and intensive care units in some hotspots are coming under increasing pressure In Berlin I'm Ian Rogers Bloomberg daybreak Europe In the U.S. the House passed the bill that will open the way to quickly raise the debt ceiling Democrats would receive one time fast track authority to hike the debt limit through a simple majority vote that averts the threat of Republicans blocking the move The vote should provide enough money to cover borrowing through 2022 which lessens the risk of a payment default by the U.S. this month

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Mixing certain COVID-19 vaccines provides better immune response: British researchers | TheHill - The Hill

Bloomberg Daybreak Europe

01:22 min | 4 hrs ago

Mixing certain COVID-19 vaccines provides better immune response: British researchers | TheHill - The Hill

"Start with the latest optimism around the vaccines that I mentioned a study from these South African researchers shows that a third dose of Pfizer's vaccine may help stop the omicron variant But it is clear that the jab provides less immunity to the highly mutated strain than to other major versions of COVID-19 so the head of research at the Africa health research institute in durban says that the loss of immune protection is quote robust but not complete As for the boost of vaccine program here in the UK the operation to roll it out to all adults in Britain is actually struggling to pick up speed even as the omicron variant spreads rapidly across the country Bloomberg's max Ramsay has more It was a little over a week ago that Boris Johnson called for an increase in the pace of the booster job roll up but the data shows it's still lagging with fewer adults getting their third dose on Saturday than the week before when Johnson made that cool The prime minister spoke yesterday said the current 6 month wait between second and third doses would be cut to three months next week which he thinks would lead to a big uptick in the program It comes after regulators authorized booster jabs for 18 to 39 year olds last month and the government said that they would be made available to all adults by the end of January In London max Ramsey Bloomberg daybreak Europe

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Pfizer vaccine may be less effective against omicron, early lab data finds

All Things Considered

00:31 sec | 14 hrs ago

Pfizer vaccine may be less effective against omicron, early lab data finds

"For the data Vaccine manufacturers are already gearing up just in case Moderna says it is working quickly on an omicron specific booster earlier today Pfizer CEO Albert borla told The Wall Street Journal the company could have an omicron specific vaccine ready by March When will it be clear if a new vaccine is needed Sally remembers talking with colleagues at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases about how to respond to new variants It will be very important to have pre established criteria But

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Light Snow, Rain Mix Expected Wednesday - NBC4 Washington

WTOP 24 Hour News

00:57 sec | 15 hrs ago

Light Snow, Rain Mix Expected Wednesday - NBC4 Washington

"The morning rush tomorrow with a mixture of some light wet snow and some light rain and the roads will mainly just end up wet especially the treated ones again temperatures are barely going to be near the freezing point and the dry air in the atmosphere will kill a lot of what's falling from the clouds So that light mix of some wet snow rain and even some sleep will continue tomorrow morning and then we'll taper off during the early afternoon The system is also a very quick mover not to mention disorganized So we'll end up with little to no accumulation Maybe a coating at the most on some of the colder untreated surfaces elevated surfaces near D.C. and points to the north and to the west And that's all we'll end up with So barely an impact on us it'll be chilly tomorrow though high temperatures will be the upper 30s to low 40s and we'll dry out completely Wednesday night Thursday partly sunny and chili mint up for 40s and clouding over again on Friday a much more potent system could start bringing us some light showers by Friday evening with highs in the low 50s and perhaps some needed rainfall some needed moisture coming in on Saturday

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The pandemic worsened young people’s mental health crisis.

WTOP 24 Hour News

00:25 sec | 22 hrs ago

The pandemic worsened young people’s mental health crisis.

"Are key We still have too many people who are either unvaccinated or under vaccinated That's a killer The Surgeon General says the pandemic has triggered a mental health crisis among young people Doctor Vivek Murthy's just issued an alert calling the impact unprecedented He says COVID times have exacerbated the alarming number of number of young people struggling with depression and soy sidle thoughts

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Veterans reflect on Pearl Harbor, 80 years later

Morning Edition

01:33 min | 23 hrs ago

Veterans reflect on Pearl Harbor, 80 years later

"The army He's one of more than 30 Pearl Harbor survivors attending this year's remembrance day ceremony on the island of Oahu He joins more than a 120 World War II veterans who are making an emotional trip this year This is such a monumental commemoration Michael Malone is a coordinator with the nonprofit best defense foundation This was the event that launched us into the Second World War and reshaped our entire world as we know it today And all of their individual lives changed at that moment Malone's group is one of several that are bringing survivors and their caretakers to Hawaii this year It's an anniversary even more somber than usual Over the years fewer survivors have been returning 80 years after the attack many believe this might be the last time most survivors will be able to return to Pearl Harbor given the age of those service members Jim Newman is an historian with the navy in Hawaii while this year's event is a milestone He says it's important to remember that what the greatest generation really did was simply rise to the occasion They weren't superhuman They didn't have something in their blood that made them better than anybody else They were just a generation that valued the things that we value We believe that any generation can be the greatest generation if they hold those same values and they respond the way that this generation did Newman says there will still be remembering ceremonies after all survivors have died or can no longer attend but those remembrances will be different For NPR news I'm Casey Harlow in Honolulu Many

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Pfizer vaccine may be less effective against omicron, early lab data indicate

Bloomberg Surveillance

01:32 min | 23 hrs ago

Pfizer vaccine may be less effective against omicron, early lab data indicate

"Discuss that a little bit later Numbers some data Tom from Glasgow and their joint effort to deliver a vaccine phase three trial data Here are the numbers 75% efficacy against the highly infectious delta variant nearly 89% efficacy against the gamma variant first identified in Brazil and still to be seen Tom as to how it stands up against omicron data still to come They plan to test the vaccine against that in the future I'm going to deal with the great pharmacologist We've got a Bloomberg John lawman as well and Bloomberg news and I'm confused by all these different vaccines John other than to know there's an urgency to distribute them worldwide So imagine see and some early conclusions as to what omicron might mean going forward Lisa Yeah especially as people struggle to understand whether the issue is just getting sick or whether the issue is going to the hospital Two different issues and what you're seeing is when is there going to be a shift in emphasis from illness to severe illness and actually allowing COVID to just be another one of those things not have to necessarily quarantine for two weeks So up about 1% at the moment just in reaction to that Tom let's talk about where this market is This market is what 2% away from all time highs on the S&P 500 You and I keep going back to this TK It has felt so much worse than this The index is down 2% from all time highs Well you know listen Sanders with us later and very strong equity show today folks stay with us global Wall Street for Liz and Saunders and then Edward yard Denny to join as well And what they're both going to say John is the breath isn't there

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European travel powerhouse and 6 other places at 'very high' risk for Covid-19, CDC says - CNN

WTOP 24 Hour News

00:35 sec | 1 d ago

European travel powerhouse and 6 other places at 'very high' risk for Covid-19, CDC says - CNN

"One one The CDC is now listing 5 places in Europe including one of the world's biggest tourism destinations as being a very high COVID-19 travel risk France and four of its European neighbors move to level four That's the CDC's highest risk category Two other places one in the Middle East the other in East Africa were also moved to that level Destinations that fall into that category have had more than 500 cases per 100,000 residents in the past 28 days For the first time U.S. news and World Report is ranking the best hospitals to give birth in

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U.S. Will Not Send Government Officials to Beijing Olympics

Bloomberg Daybreak Europe

01:17 min | 1 d ago

U.S. Will Not Send Government Officials to Beijing Olympics

"Good morning Anna and thank you China has warned the U.S. will pay a price for a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Winter Olympics saying the move will damage ties The White House says it won't send officials to the games over what it calls China's ongoing human rights abuses athletes will be free to compete even as administration officials stay home The UK's response to the crisis in Afghanistan has been called chaotic and dysfunctional by a whistleblower Bloomberg's own parts has the story A junior diplomat who worked during the evacuation from Kabul says there were serious shortcomings in how the then foreign secretary Dominic rob and the defense ministry handled the crisis Rafael Marshall told a parliamentary committee that at times he was the only person processing emails from Afghan special cases after the country was thrown into chaos by a Taliban takeover He claims as many as a 150,000 people apply for evacuation but fewer than 5% received assistance A government spokesperson said the UK regretted not being able to get as many people out of the country as it wanted In London I'm your impost Bloomberg daybreak Europe Here the omicron variant is now transmitting in the community There have been 336 confirmed cases in the UK some of which are not linked to the international travel

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2-year-old boy dead after shooting himself in head in south Alabama - al.com

Rollye James

00:43 sec | 1 d ago

2-year-old boy dead after shooting himself in head in south Alabama - al.com

"Starting Thursday and going into Monday A 12 year old girl was seriously wounded in a shooting Saturday night on Michigan avenue across from the bean Chicago police just announcing that shooting last night They believe an unknown suspect fired a shot into a group of people which included that 12 year old girl a 15 year old boy was also shot later that night a few blocks away No one in custody in either case the shootings happened as authorities arrested 21 juvenile downtown on Saturday night Good news for parents and students at a suburban Chicago high school Shannon halligan reports Winter activities are back on at Oak Park river forest high school This after the superintendent sent students complied with new mitigations that were required The west suburban high school said all students will need to wear a KN 95

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Why is the Biden administration increasing the cost of building houses?

WTOP 24 Hour News

01:21 min | 1 d ago

Why is the Biden administration increasing the cost of building houses?

"The Attack on Pearl Harbor that brought the United States into World War II President Biden insists his social spending legislation will deliver real savings on medications Embedded in the build back better plan is an effort to lower the cost of prescription drugs We're going to cap cost sharing of France at $35 per month President Biden says if the roughly $2 trillion measure becomes law drug companies and increase the prices faster than inflation are going to face a steep excise tax Andy says Medicare would negotiate to keep high price drug costs down The pharmaceutical industry opposes these ideas as the Bill lies in the Senate Stephen portnoy CBS News The White House U.S. athletes will be going to Beijing for the Winter Olympics soon but U.S. government officials will not the Biden administration staging a so called diplomatic boycott to protest Chinese human rights abuses There was offstage drama in Chicago as actor Jussie Smollett took the witness stand He is on trial accused of staging a phony attack The defense attorney asking were you planning a hoax Some let's say no there was no hoax Smollett also denied paying the Olsen daro brothers to buy supplies and when asked why he didn't call police he said quote I'm a black man in America I do not trust police WWE MTV's Charlie demar a controversial California congressman trades Capitol Hill for the world of Donald Trump's social media

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Microsoft seizes control of websites used by China-backed hackers - TechCrunch

News, Traffic and Weather

00:49 sec | 1 d ago

Microsoft seizes control of websites used by China-backed hackers - TechCrunch

"Joe Manchin a tech giant taking on Chinese hackers In a blog post Microsoft says its digital crimes unit was able to disrupt a Chinese hacking operation that accord gave Microsoft the okay to seize websites a hacking group has been using to attack organizations in the U.S. and around the world Microsoft calls a group nickel Microsoft says the attacks were being used for intelligence gathering by China while nichol was not shut down Microsoft says taking control of the websites they were using will prevent future victims Alex stone EBC news The CDC is urging people to take a rapid COVID-19 test before heading to an indoor gathering even if they're vaccinated and they don't have symptoms This Justice Department has ended its latest investigation into the 1955 lynching of Emmett Till the

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US billionaire surrenders $70m of stolen art - The Guardian

WTOP 24 Hour News

01:10 min | 1 d ago

US billionaire surrenders $70m of stolen art - The Guardian

"We will be behind them 100% He's a billionaire but he's accused of stealing $70 million worth of art He's now returned it Michael steinhardt is one of the world's most prolific collectors of ancient art for the significant part of his collection was art illegally smuggled out of nearly a dozen countries including Egypt Greece and Israel Now as part of an agreement with the Manhattan district attorney steinhardt has surrendered 180 stolen antiquities the DA says the arts value that's $70 million The billionaire has also agreed not to acquire any new antiquities in exchange He will not face any criminal charges Steve federman CBS News a new poll finds young people may have suffered some of the worst hardships during the pandemic CBS's Peter king the poll shows nearly half of those 13 to 24 or in Generation Z if you will say the pandemic made it harder to pursue educational or career goals with 40% saying the same for dating and romantic relationships 45% say they had a tougher time maintaining friendships The Dow gained 647 This is CBS News

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Haitian gang releases 3 more hostages, U.S. religious group says

All Things Considered

01:15 min | 1 d ago

Haitian gang releases 3 more hostages, U.S. religious group says

"The Senate where its fate is uncertain Three more hostages held by a violent gang in Haiti have been released they work for an Ohio based religious group which reported the latest release on its website as we hear from NPR's Carrie Kahn In the short statement the Christian administration said the three religious members were released Sunday Night and that they are quote safe and seemed to be in good spirits The group said it was unable to provide any more information or details 17 members of the Christian administrators were kidnapped by a violent gang in Haiti in October among the group were 5 children and one Canadian the rest are American the 400 mauer soaking threatened to kill the religious group unless a $1 million reward for each person was paid to hostages were released late last month details about that release were also not given Haiti has been experiencing rising crime and gang violence the assassination last summer of the president plunged the country into further political crisis Carrie Kahn in PR news Mexico City This is NPR From W ABE news in Atlanta I'm a meal Moffat it's 5 32 Georgia has joined more than a dozen states around the country that have reported cases of the Akron variant within their borders

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N.Y.C. companies that don’t rely on the global supply chain are faring quite well.

All Things Considered

00:35 sec | 1 d ago

N.Y.C. companies that don’t rely on the global supply chain are faring quite well.

"News Global supply chain disruptions are not likely to alter Georgia's momentum as one of the top states in the U.S. for foreign business investments That's according to Nancy mcclernand who's CEO of global business alliance She says foreign companies especially those that rely heavily on manufacturing are still looking to the U.S. I did see some signs that the worst back up on the port seems to be easing some but certainly compared to other nations around the world the U.S. remains very very attractive She says maintaining a highly skilled workforce and improving infrastructure Georgia ports are needed

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Indonesia volcano death toll rises as search for missing continues

Bloomberg Surveillance

00:40 sec | 1 d ago

Indonesia volcano death toll rises as search for missing continues

"Now had their children put at risk The search continues for victims after the highest volcano in Indonesia's Java island erupted with fury At least 15 people are dead and two dozen others are missing Tributes on both sides of the political aisle after the death of Republican icon Bob Dole House speaker Pelosi ordered capital flags to half staff to mark the death of the former Kansas senator and presidential candidate democratic senator Richard blumenthal says Dole was a gentleman's gentleman during his time on the hill He was never nasty or vino no matter how much he might disagree with someone and that's a

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Stock futures rise slightly after a rebound in markets as investors reassess omicron risk

Bloomberg Surveillance

00:42 sec | 1 d ago

Stock futures rise slightly after a rebound in markets as investors reassess omicron risk

"Karen Moscow and futures along with European stocks are rebounding from Friday's sell off as investors take comfort in reports that cases of the omicron variant have been relatively mild we check the markets every 15 minutes throughout the trading day on Bloomberg S&P future is up about 26 points now future is up 279 and NASDAQ futures up 22 the Dax in Germany's up 9 tenths of up percent Pena treasury down ten 30 seconds yield 1.37% yield on the two year .60% Nymex screw doyles up two and a half percent of a dollar 67 at $67 91 cents a barrel Comics gold down a quarter percent or 4.7 to 1779 20 announce The Euro 1.1296 against

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 Myanmar court sentences ousted leader Suu Kyi to 4 years

Morning Edition

00:44 sec | 1 d ago

Myanmar court sentences ousted leader Suu Kyi to 4 years

"And I'm Stevens keep good morning A military court in Myanmar found Aung San Suu Kyi guilty of incitement and violating coronavirus restrictions Aung San Suu Kyi is the democratically elected leader of Myanmar deposed early this year Now the court has sentenced her to four years in prison with more court proceedings to come Reporter Michael Sullivan is following the story Michael welcome Hi Steve Is this verdict in any surprise at all No not at all The military wants her gone I think it may 1 or party the national league for democracy gone to in the past month and a half they've already sentenced several prominent LOD members to lengthy prison terms So the writing was on the wall and today it was her turn Suu Kyi denies all of the

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Why Is Russia Massing Troops on Its Ukraine Border?

WTOP 24 Hour News

01:03 min | 2 d ago

Why Is Russia Massing Troops on Its Ukraine Border?

"Travelers to the U.S. starting today President Biden set to speak with Vladimir Putin on a video call as Russia continues to mass troops on the Ukrainian border Flags will fly at half staff to honor the late senator Bob Dole I'm Luke Luke It's 5 30 At least 16 states have now identified cases of the new omicron variant of the coronavirus CBS News correspondent lily Luciano reports new rules will require travelers heading to the U.S. to show evidence of a negative test for the virus within one day of boarding their flight Las Vegas Laguardia in Los Angeles are just some of the major airports nationwide and forcing the new rule which applies to passengers regardless of vaccine status or nationality The rapid testing requirement comes as the U.S. gears up for one of the busiest holiday seasons of the pandemic The TSA on Friday screened nearly 2 million flyers that's more than double the number from a year ago 60% of the country is fully vaccinated and 22% has gotten a booster which health officials say is the best protection against amateur

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 German factory orders see 2nd big drop in 3 months

Bloomberg Daybreak Europe

01:04 min | 2 d ago

German factory orders see 2nd big drop in 3 months

"Making the bim back terminal this morning German October factory orders fall 6.9% month or month the estimate had been for a drop at as much smaller one of three tenths of 1% So this in terms of the economic data out from Germany factory orders dropping significantly Also when it comes to the U.S. economy Goldman Sachs economists have now cut their forecasts for expansion both in 2021 and 2022 we get more now from Bloomberg susannah Palmer Goldman economists cut their forecasts after deciding the spread of the omicron strain of the coronavirus would put a modest downside drag on growth in a weekend report to clients economist Joseph Briggs said Goldman Sachs now expects U.S. gross domestic product to expand 3.8% this year down from 4.2% The firm reduced its 2022 estimate to 2.9% down from 3.3% Briggs saw a mixed effect on inflation Susanna Palmer Bloomberg daybreak Europe so that on the U.S. after the developer announced that it plans to actively engage with offshore creditors on a restructuring plan This

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Bitcoin holds steady below $50,000 in volatile weekend trading

Bloomberg Daybreak Europe

01:18 min | 2 d ago

Bitcoin holds steady below $50,000 in volatile weekend trading

"Year one spot three 8 8 and Bitcoin after 21% route over the weekend currently trading down 1% $48,746 Okay so that's a look at where we are in the markets For a little bit more on this let's bring in bribes across asset editor Joanna Austin John good morning I mentioned cryptocurrencies over the weekend It was wild Yes it was pretty nice There was a huge decline on Saturday in a short amount of time So one thing that's interesting about this Bitcoin tumbled about $10,000 And it's recovered from but this is a Bitcoin led drop Ether for instance is almost back to where it was basically at the end of Friday But Bitcoin is still down about 9% So that could be an indicator that Bitcoin is a lot more susceptible to macro issues And if they hedge funds and bigger institutions have gotten into Bitcoin instead of other cryptocurrencies they could be moving things around for the end of year trying to lock in gains that sort of thing in a way they might not be doing with other cryptocurrencies Okay that's interesting of who's paying attention I suppose Also what stood out for you about Friday's U.S. payrolls report because it was the number was about half of what had been expected

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The case for loose monetary policy ‘just isn’t there anymore,’ top economist Jim O’Neill says

BTV Simulcast

00:37 sec | 2 d ago

The case for loose monetary policy ‘just isn’t there anymore,’ top economist Jim O’Neill says

"Dumping the currency locals are switching into dollars to store the wealth Bloomberg economics thinks reality will kick in ahead of the elections in 2023 and force a tightening of policy to stabilize the currency Our chief economist for emerging markets joins me now They've intervened the Central Bank that is pretty much to no avail last week Do you think that that was a test the water and see how it goes Well the intervention would only be successful minus two conditions are met First if it's intervening in

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Adama Barrow re-elected The Gambia’s president - Aljazeera.com

BBC Newsday

00:43 sec | 2 d ago

Adama Barrow re-elected The Gambia’s president - Aljazeera.com

"And blowing vuvuzelas supporters of the gambian president Adama barrow have been celebrating in the capital banjo He's been reelected in a vote which was seen as a test of the country's democratic progress 5 years after he defeated the long-standing military ruler Yahya Jammeh This supporter of mister barros praised his achievements since then He spent only 5 years he did this amazing In a victory speech president barrow said democracy had taken its course and appealed for unity It is 15 of our political divide The poor society our

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Gambia elections: Adama Barrow declared presidential election winner - BBC News

BBC Newsday

00:44 sec | 2 d ago

Gambia elections: Adama Barrow declared presidential election winner - BBC News

"Hello I'm Neil Nunez with the BBC News The gambian president Adama barrow has been declared the winner of Saturday's presidential election According to figures released by a Gambia's electoral commission mister Bauer received almost twice as many votes as his main challenger Usain U dabo Mister barrow thanked his supporters and called an all gambians to put aside their political differences and come together to work towards the development of the country By union And utilized evidence of my business

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World tennis body won't suspend events in China over Peng Shuai

BBC Newsday

01:06 min | 2 d ago

World tennis body won't suspend events in China over Peng Shuai

"The international tanis federation says it will not suspend a tournament in China as the women's tennis association did last week out of concern for the safety of the player upon shuai the ITF president David haggerty told the BBC the world governing body did not want to as he put it punish a billion people One of the scientists responsible for developing the Oxford AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine in Britain as one that a future pandemic could be even more lethal Professor dame Sarah Gilbert said funding was needed to ensure that knowledge gained over the last two years was not lost We can not allow a situation where we have gone through all we have gone through and then find that the enormous economic losses we have sustained mean that there is still no funding for pandemic preparedness The experts who responded rapidly and worked relentlessly in 2020 and 2021 without whom we would still be at the mercy of the virus must not now be asked to fade back into patient and underfunded obscurity

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 Israel urges hard line against Iran at nuclear talks

AP 24 Hour News

00:41 sec | 2 d ago

Israel urges hard line against Iran at nuclear talks

"Bennett is urging world leaders to take a hard line against Iran in nuclear deal negotiations as world powers sit down with Iran in Vienna in hopes of restoring the tatter 2050 nuclear deal Israel watches with growing concern over possible renegotiations Last week's talks in Vienna resumed after more than 5 month hiatus and were the first in which Iran's new hard line government participated at an important step forward for the U.S. after former president Donald Trump with strong encouragement from Israel withdrew from the deal in 2018 Bennett's top defense and intelligence officials headed to Washington to discuss the flailing talks and says Iran must begin to pay a price for its violations I'm Naomi Shannon

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Taliban declares women "free," but rights activists see little cause to celebrate - CBS News

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Taliban declares women "free," but rights activists see little cause to celebrate - CBS News

"To me Women activists in Afghanistan are calling for more rights after the Taliban issued a new decree that bans forced marriage Despite a new Taliban mandate which makes forced marriage illegal women activists in the Afghan capital believe this is not enough to address the issues of woman's rights and are insisting that they would continue fighting for their right to education employment and participation in political and social life since the Taliban takeover in mid August education at the secondary school level and above has been banned the new decree is seen as a strategic move to encourage international recognition of their government and restore aid to the country I'm Naomi Shannon Hundreds of demonstrators marched through central Brussels to protest against the Titan COVID-19 restrictions People took to the streets to protest against new coronavirus restrictions imposed by the Belgian government on Friday to counter the country's latest surge in cases calling it an attack on their freedom and rights prime minister Alexandre de crew has announced that children must now wear masks from the age of 6 an indoor events will only be allowed with a maximum of 200 people This is the third week in a row that rules have tightened as the country's health services are struggling to support those with other life threatening diseases I'm Naomi Shannon Is responsible for most COVID-19 cases in the country The newest variant continues to spread

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"Silenced No More": One woman's allegations of abuse by Jeffrey Epstein, Ghislaine Maxwell

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"Silenced No More": One woman's allegations of abuse by Jeffrey Epstein, Ghislaine Maxwell

"Didn't The trial of Ghislaine Maxwell the longtime associate of serial sex offender Jeffrey Epstein got underway this week in New York Maxwell faces a 6 count indictment for allegedly conspiring with an aiding Epstein in his sexual abuse of underage girls between 1994 and 2004 We heard from one of Epstein's accusers prosecutors referred to as Jane who says her abuse started in 1994 when she was just 14 years old ABC sheri Preston talked with reporter Erin katersky who's been in court this week And what is your take so far Sherry we heard from someone that we have never heard from before In the whole Jeffrey Epstein Glenn Maxwell saga and that is a woman who's been testifying under a pseudonym Jane She says she was 14 years old and eating an ice cream cone at a picnic table at summer camp when she met Geoffrey Epstein and Glenn Maxwell she recalled Maxwell having a cute little yorkie in tow 14 years old she had just finished 7th grade and when they asked where she lived and she said Palm Beach Florida they said what a coincidence according to her testimony we do too And that began what prosecutors described at the trial of calen Maxwell

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