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Federal investigators pinpoint suspect in officer's riot death

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00:46 sec | 1 d ago

Federal investigators pinpoint suspect in officer's riot death

"Federal investigators probing the death of the capitol police officer in the January six riots have zeroed in on the suspect two people familiar with the matter told the Associated Press the F. B. I. has obtained video that shows the suspects spring a chemical substance on officer Brian sickening however agents have not yet identified the suspect by name in the act has not been directly tied to sick next step investigators initially believed signet died after being hit in the head with a fire extinguisher capitol police have said he was injured while physically engaging with protesters and his death is considered line of duty the final cost of death has not yet been determined the medical examiner's report is not yet complete in the capitol police say they are waiting for toxicology results Ben Thomas Washington

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FDA says single-dose shot from J&J prevents severe COVID

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00:56 sec | 4 d ago

FDA says single-dose shot from J&J prevents severe COVID

"The food and drug administration analysis finds Johnson and Johnson's single dose vaccine offers strong protection against severe covert nineteen the report confirms that overall the vaccine is about sixty six percent effective at preventing moderate to severe illness from covert nineteen FDA advisory board member Dr Paul Offit you wanted to keep you out of the hospital added the intensive care unit and execute and and certainly all the vaccines buys Russian drug acts in the past and Johnson thank you to do exactly that that's what you want I often ask people shouldn't be dissuaded if the Madura and Pfizer shocks appear more effective in trials it's always subtle differences in the way that those trials are done it may make the difference is that I think you see here but that aren't necessarily relevant when she got in the real world the FDA is expected to make a final decision on emergency use of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine within days Ben Thomas Washington

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J&J single-dose COVID-19 shot poised for FDA decision

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00:47 sec | 4 d ago

J&J single-dose COVID-19 shot poised for FDA decision

"An analysis by U. S. regulators finds Johnson and Johnson's single dose vaccine does protect against covert nineteen the Johnson and Johnson vaccine is considered easier to use than the fines are in McDonough shots those must be kept frozen watching chase can last three months in a refrigerator and it only requires one dose food and drug administration scientists have confirmed overall it's about sixty six percent effective at preventing moderate to severe COPD nineteen Friday a panel of FDA experts will meet to debate whether the evidence is strong enough to recommend the Jane J. shot for use even if it receives approval however it won't boost vaccine supplies much right away only a few million doses are expected to be ready for shipping in the first week Ben Thomas Washington

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Iran officially imposes curbs on UN nuclear inspections

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00:55 sec | 5 d ago

Iran officially imposes curbs on UN nuclear inspections

"Iran has started restricting international inspections of its nuclear facilities at the same time the international atomic energy agency reports Tehran is now in reaching uranium to just below weapons grade the Associated Press has had a look at a confidential document the I. A. E. A. distributed to member countries which says Iran has added nearly forty pounds of uranium enriched up to twenty percent to its stockpile it's the first official confirmation of Iran's plans to enrich to greater purity just a technical step away from weapons grade levels and far past the level allowed under the two thousand fifteen nuclear deal with world powers in the meantime Iran has started restricting international inspections of its nuclear facilities it's seen as a bid to pressure European countries and president Biden to lift economic sanctions and restore that twenty fifteen deal world powers call it a dangerous move Ben Thomas Washington

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NASA releases Mars landing video: 'Stuff of our dreams'

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00:59 min | 5 d ago

NASA releases Mars landing video: 'Stuff of our dreams'

"Scientists have been thrilled by this stunning video images to perseverance rover has sent back from Mars but they're also pretty pleased with the audio they're getting that is the sound of wind on Mars recorded by microphones on the perseverance rover and courtesy NASA and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory at Caltech and wall alone it's hardly a striking is the landscapes we've been seeing the head of the entry into sent camera team Dave gruel says it's still pretty amazing close your eyes and just imagine yourself sitting on the surface of Mars and listening to to the surroundings so the gentle world that happens in the background that is the noise made by the rover but yes what you did here ten seconds and was an actual wind gusts on the surface of Mars and grew explains that words important to something engineers keeping the mission going can use basically detect the health of of moving systems gears and actuators and things like that I'm Ben Thomas

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Fed's Powell: US economic recovery is uneven and incomplete

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00:39 sec | 5 d ago

Fed's Powell: US economic recovery is uneven and incomplete

"Federal reserve chair Jerome Powell says the economy remains in the grip of the coronavirus economic recovery remains uneven and far far from complete testifying before the Senate banking committee with a chair Jerome Powell added the pace of improvement in the labor market has slowed Powell says the path of the economy continues to depend on the path of the virus and measures to control its spread continued progress in many industries has been tempered by significant losses in industries such as leisure and hospitality however Powell does see an improved outlook in the months ahead in particular ongoing progress in vaccinations should help speed the return to normal activities Ben Thomas Washington

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Already Vaccinated? Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Stop Wearing Your Face Mask Yet

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00:46 sec | Last week

Already Vaccinated? Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Stop Wearing Your Face Mask Yet

"Now, at this point, some 1.5 million New Yorkers have received their first dose of the Corona virus vaccine, about a half a million have gotten both anyone who is now fully vaccinated, though, is being advised not to put away their face masks just yet. As correspondent Ben Thomas reports, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advises. If you've had both doses of the vaccine, at least for now, you should still follow the same rules as everybody else. That's in part because so few people have been vaccinated at this point. And while the shots strongly protect against severe illness and death from covert 19, experts say it's not yet clear how well they blocked the spread of the virus. Whether people who have been vaccinated but get a mild or symptom free infection can pass it on. They advise. Especially Don't let your guard down after receiving the first dose.

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What's safe after COVID-19 vaccination? Don't shed masks yet

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00:48 sec | Last week

What's safe after COVID-19 vaccination? Don't shed masks yet

"As more people get fully vaccinated against covert nineteen many are asking what's now safe to do the centers for disease control and prevention advice is if you've had both doses of the vaccine at least for now you should still follow the same rules as everybody else that's in part because so few people have been vaccinated at this point and while the shots strongly protect against severe illness and death from covert nineteen experts say it's not yet clear how well they blocked the spread of the virus with the people who have been vaccinated but get a milder symptom free infection can pass it on the advice especially don't let your guard down after receiving the first dose to wear a mask wash hands frequently keep the six foot distance and avoid crowds especially indoors I'm Ben Thomas

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Federal Reserve sees modest pickup in hiring this month

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00:41 sec | Last week

Federal Reserve sees modest pickup in hiring this month

"The federal reserve sees evidence that hiring is picking back up in its semi annual monetary policy report the fed says job data compiled by payroll processor ADP indicate implement improved modestly through early February the leisure and hospitality industry has been particularly hard hit by the corona virus pandemic but the fed says even there it sees evidence employers are beginning to hire again the economic shock from the pandemic eliminated twenty two million jobs in just two months last spring just fifty five percent of those jobs have been recovered in the months since and roughly four million Americans have fallen out of the labor force Ben Thomas Washington

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Black man sues officer for excessive force, firing weapon

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01:07 min | Last week

Black man sues officer for excessive force, firing weapon

"A black man in Pennsylvania has filed a federal lawsuit against a police officer he says pointed a gun at him from a moving unmarked police car there are no emergency lights Emmett Willis was driving to raccoon township about thirty miles northwest of Pittsburgh making grocery deliveries when a black SUV sped up beside him and the driver of the vehicle was pointing a firearm at may twenty three year old says demands had said police so he pulled over gun drawn the officer ordered him out of the car stoner said short these results I don't really know how to see so based off instincts I just put my hands on the steering wheel of how much is the officer pulled him out of the car punched him in the face threw him to the ground and began to cuff him willingly putting my hand by my back end laying face down his firearm was pressed into the small of my back and neck gun went off a few times I could steal right she Willis was held in custody for several hours been released without being charged Pennsylvania state police say an investigation into the **** township officer is on going as is a potential do you I. investigation I'm Ben Thomas

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The Latest: California restrictions could ease next week

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00:45 sec | Last week

The Latest: California restrictions could ease next week

"Coronavirus restrictions could begin easing in parts of California next week the good news parts of the state are already beginning to open back up business is already starting to take shape governor Gavin Newsom says that's because California's code numbers are improving including test results a month ago eleven point four percent were coming up positive now it's down to three point five percent and that's taking some pressure off thirty nine percent reduction in the number of people hospitalized thirty two percent reduction in the number of people in our icy use hoping to lock in the gains Newsome says state and local officials are building out a robust vaccine distribution system so when the specular supply turns back on which J. and J. and more mature no more Fizer that we have no limitations I'm Ben Thomas

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NC GOP votes to censure Sen. Burr after impeachment vote

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NC GOP votes to censure Sen. Burr after impeachment vote

"The North Carolina Republican Party has voted to censure senator Richard Burr over his vote to convict former president Donald Trump during trump's second impeachment trial burger is one of seven Republicans who voted to convict trump of incitement of insurrection on Saturday and while that made it the most bipartisan Senate vote for impeachment the final tally was ten votes short of the two thirds majority needed for conviction North Carolina GOP chairman Michael Wadleigh says the resolution to censure senator Byrd is merely symbolic but it expresses the party's disagreement and disappointment with birds decision Burr has represented North Carolina in Congress for twenty six years the last sixteen as senator he announced several years ago that he will not run for re election in twenty twenty two I'm Ben Thomas

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UN authorizes AstraZeneca's COVID vaccine for emergency use

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00:54 sec | Last week

UN authorizes AstraZeneca's COVID vaccine for emergency use

"Coronavirus infection rates are falling globally producing some optimistic words from the World Health Organization the number of reported covert nineteen cases has now declined for five consecutive weeks so far this year the number of weekly reported cases has fallen by almost half world health organisation director general Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus this shows that simple public killed measures work even in the presence of violence and just one reason for optimism to date W. two O. gave emergency use listing to two versions of the oaks for AstraZeneca vaccine giving the green light for this vaccines to be rolled out globally it's only the second vaccine given emergency authorization by the WHL one concern its effectiveness against the south African variant of the virus I'm Ben Thomas

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Cuomo: NY should have released care home death data faster

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00:55 sec | Last week

Cuomo: NY should have released care home death data faster

"New York's governor is under fire for the lethal path the corona virus took to new York's nursing homes but he's insisting the state didn't cover up any deaths there was a delay governor Andrew Cuomo acknowledged officials should have moved faster to release information the state has been forced to acknowledge its count of nursing home deaths excluded thousands of residents who perished after being taken to hospitals we didn't answer every question so what allowed the boy to be created the void but gets this information the disinformation begets pain of people I take responsibility for that but at a news conference Cuomo insisted all the deaths in the nursing homes and in the hospitals were always fully publicly and accurately report Cuomo says he'll have reforms involving hospitals and nursing homes in the upcoming state budget I'm Ben Thomas

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Trump told to expect civil damages over Capitol riot in Washington, DC

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00:37 sec | Last week

Trump told to expect civil damages over Capitol riot in Washington, DC

"Trump's acquittal at his second impeachment trial may not be the final word on his responsibility in the U. S. Capitol riot. AP S Ben Thomas reports After voting not guilty Saturday night, Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell told the Senate didn't get away with anything. Yeah, suggesting Trump could face legal consequences for inciting last month's insurrection at the Capitol, Democratic Senator Chris Coons tells ABC s this week. I think there's grounds for further proceedings both civil and criminal. Trump is now a private citizen stripped of the protection from legal liability that the presidency gave him. And Thomas Washington

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announce they're expecting a second child

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00:15 sec | Last week

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announce they're expecting a second child

"Child. A spokesman for Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle says they're overjoyed. Son, Archie was born in 2019, and they recently bought a house in Santa Barbara, California. Ben Thomas. AP News

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Fauci urges vaccinations to stop new virus strains: 'Viruses cannot mutate if they don't replicate'

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01:29 min | Last week

Fauci urges vaccinations to stop new virus strains: 'Viruses cannot mutate if they don't replicate'

"It was humans learn to outsmart the coronavirus with vaccines, masks and social distancing the virus may be working on outsmarting US. The New York Times has a report about a new study that's identified seven new variants of the virus, which appeared over originated in the US and they all share a mutation that might make them extra contagious, just like the UK in South Africa variants. Virus variants or another reason why Americans need to get vaccinated as quickly as possible and continue to follow pandemic safety protocols. So, says the nation's top infectious disease expert, Dr Anthony Fauci, on ABC. Is this weak, masking the distancing the avoiding congregants settings. If you put that, together with the vaccine, we could be able to confront this variant as it were. And prevented from taking over. Of course, Dr. Fauci isn't the only medical expert reminding the nation of Basque up case numbers air coming down, they say, but are still very high Following the winter certain we're still at about 100,000 cases a day we're still at around 1502 3500 deaths. Her day. Appearing on NBC's Meet the Press, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr Rochelle Walensky said it is encouraging to see the daily infection numbers coming down, but they remain more than 2.5 times The rate seen last summer. They're coming down from extraordinarily high place. Well, I'm ski arches. We need toe all take responsibility to decrease that community spread. Including mask wearing Ben Thomas

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Average US virus cases dip below 100K for 1st time in months

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00:57 sec | 2 weeks ago

Average US virus cases dip below 100K for 1st time in months

"Following a winter's search coronavirus cases continue to decline across the U. S. but experts are cautioning it's far too early to relax masque mandates and other precautions we are still at about a hundred thousand cases a day we are still at around fifteen hundred to thirty five hundred deaths per day appearing on NBC's meet the press the director of the centers for disease control and prevention Dr Rochelle Wilensky said it is encouraging to see the daily infection numbers coming down but they remain more than two and a half times the rate seen last summer they're coming down from extraordinarily high place and as I said earlier if we want to get our children back to school and I believe we all do it all depends on how much community spread is out there when I ski urges we need to all take responsibility to decrease that community spread including mask wearing so that we can get our kids and our society back Ben Thomas Washington

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"ben thomas" Discussed on Self Made Strategies

Self Made Strategies

05:28 min | 2 months ago

"ben thomas" Discussed on Self Made Strategies

"And then from there graduated Turned down some corporate gigs strides to make the music thing happened. I live by temple had a two bedroom. Apartments or one of the rooms was a studio on and then moved into a different studio space So working milk boy then eventually In two thousand twenty. I opened up. My own studio was presented with a bunch of different opportunities opportunities to Kind kleiber with With louis opportunities. Cloudy week no. I guess i opened my own space which was originally Spokes to be my own personal workspace. i was trying to shift my career a little bit more in the direction. Being a mixing engineer producer just recording. But then on. I was presented with some really great recording. Opportunities has on so Assigned to pivot from having my own personal space toward at to Becoming a business owner and turning after fought us into a professional recording studio and now we have or on employees. Three engineers in one assistant engineer. So it's been a mental shift to go from being of fiercely independent person now. I am I have a team that were that we work together. I don't i don't really like to frame it as like all i'm the boss and they worked for me. 'cause this is it's a it's a collaborative process. It's where team And i just wanted to provide a place to empower them. Give them a chance to you. Know not only bring their own sessions in but also for me to use. My brands brings sessions and bring working in very big on Making sure that everybody is fairly compensated. So you know made the conscious decision to even if it met Less money from my pocket to make sure that the engineers that work on my studio or compensated More than they would be at any other studio and just you know. Try to help provide some opportunity in toronto. Really nice and comfortable place where people are those. No that was fantastic. I think you you pointed out a lot of really cool things that we're going to unpack on this episode because you know to go from being a college student and having this dream of working in the industry and then the music industry which is really tough now. Philly in general is kind of a fertile ground for all things audio and a lot of ways right you know Very popular music creator city has of rich history in that space in all types of genres and different types of music so it is a good place to do it but at the same time super competitive industry and i love a lot of the things that you talked about first and foremost. Let's talk about the name after five studios which you mentioned came about because you were doing it after school and right now side hustling is really a lot of ways. The key to building your own empire. I think in the world that we live in doing what you gotta do. During the day to pay the bills or to get your education or to progress in sort of the common way but then tangentially to that being able to elevate yourself you have to be willing to put in the time.

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"ben thomas" Discussed on Self Made Strategies

Self Made Strategies

02:58 min | 2 months ago

"ben thomas" Discussed on Self Made Strategies

"Then from there. College apple is with a lot of different music programs I got accepted to a couple of different ones but financially Other reasons temple just made the most sense Even wasn't going to meet directly studying music and then temple on doing finance stuff as well. So i'm working. On management company on as an intern data analysts making spreadsheets. All day I was around two thousand. I guess winter two thousand fifteen like the beginning to thirteen on. It was like the second semester freshman. Year when i started meeting. People starts when i'm at chill and jason It's my Will will in david rec philly And i started building with them and Started working regularly. I was their in house engineer at their first studio space for almost two years Designed to stay says that they currently have a knife dolphin studios I'm just kind of been a part of what they've been doing very very beginning And then i two thousand sixteen. I'd say know maybe talk on all the users sundering together at this point. But i got a Up to intern at Philly in studio breed It was owned by a couple of different people specifically one person on the any bell. He's a is he produced a Golden individuals scott vivian green and productive. Not and so. I kind of became concerned at studio and communities wing and then a couple of months interning turning points i want him specifically tied assign came to philly to do a session. Everybody said no. I said yes an assessment. Well we got a bunch of songs Looking release and around that time Had also approach me and he said that on jazz solving. You want to come home. And he bought her. A bunch of equipment asked me to go to her house and set it up whatnot And so i went and set it up kind of showed her how to use it. And i kind of picked up on the energy that you might not be are that interested in recording herself And so i decided to reach out on a limb and just ask her. You know if you don't wanna record yourself just call me. I'll come back and I didn't think much of anything. Maria and then two weeks later she called in that led to a very Very successful working relationship worked probably for about three years. I'm and on a bunch of songs and it's great. Now that's menam some even some songs we didn't do on seventeen.

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"ben thomas" Discussed on AP News

AP News

05:01 min | 9 months ago

"ben thomas" Discussed on AP News

"I'm Ben Thomas with an A. P. news minute a couple of states out front in efforts to reopen are seeing a rise in corona about eighteen new I'm a daunting a day after George Rother was on Capitol Hill with the plea to lawmakers the AP soccer Madani has the story felonies Floyd says he's tired of the pain after people are killed during interactions with police I'm here to ask you to make it stop stop the pain he tells the house Judiciary Committee his brother needs to be more than another face on a T. shirt another name on a growing list of people marching in the streets I tell you enough is enough chairman Jerry Nadler's hearing is the first after Democrats introduced a broad police reform and accountability package today we answer their call Republicans are working on their own proposals even as president trump squarely sides with law enforcement Sager make ani Washington chief Medaria Arradondo says the Minneapolis police department will withdraw from police union contract negotiations he wants to see reforms following George Floyd's death there is nothing more debilitating to chief from an employment matter perspective when you have grounds to terminate an officer for misconduct can you dealing with a third party mechanism that allows for that employee to not only be back on your apartment but to be patrolling in your communities he also wants new ways to intervene and spot bad officers treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin says the economy needs more help but any legislation should be targeted whatever we do going forward needs to be much more targeted particularly to the industries and small businesses that are having the most difficulty and and re opening as a road the result of covered nineteen retail sales were lower the nation's biggest owner of shopping malls Simon has scrapped a three point six billion dollar deal to buy a major rival the chair of the Republican National Committee says Jacksonville Florida is the front runner to host the GOP convention Charlotte North Carolina backed out after demands from president trump this is ABC news comments about George Floyd have led to a resignation the founder and CEO of crossfit was reportedly caught on as you called it was posted by buzzfeed in which he told some crossfit affiliates we're not mourning for George Floyd I don't think me or any of my staff are if you hours later Greg Glassman made a glib response on Twitter to a post by the institute for health metrics and evaluation which said racism is a public health issue Glassman's reply it's Floyd nineteen in a second tweet he criticized the group's quarantine model accusing it of attempting to model a solution to racism his tweet sparked a social media backlash and a wave of affiliated gyms cut ties with his company Reebok also dropped its affiliation with crossfit on the company's website Glassman said he would retire he had apologized for the tweets saying he had made a mistake and should be more sensitive but he denied being racist I'm Jennifer king Starbucks says it expects to lose more than three billion dollars in revenue in its fiscal third quarter because of the corona virus but expects losses to subside as the year goes on I'm a Donahue APNews corona virus update I made Donahue with an A. P. news minute the corona virus has pushed consumer prices down for the third straight month here's the AP's soccer Madani the government says the consumer price index fell point one percent last month far less of a decline that in the previous two months but when you leave out food and energy prices which bounce around each month core inflation also fell point one percent the first time it's ever dropped in three straight months the numbers are a reflection of American spending less during the virus induced lockdown since weaker customer demand pushes prices down the federal reserve's taken steps to keep the economy from completely imploding but it's not expected to announce more action when its latest meeting ends today Sager mag ani Washington Moscow's mayor says it will take the Russian capital about two months to lift all coronavirus restrictions restrictions on mass gatherings remain a decision to lift them will be made at the beginning of July I bet Donahue a day after George Floyd was buried one of his brothers is making a plea to lawmakers felonies Floyd says he's tired of the pain after people are killed during interactions with police I'm here to ask you to make it stop stop the pain he tells the house Judiciary Committee his brother needs to be more than another face on a T. shirt another name on a growing list of people to watch in the streets I tell you enough is enough chairman Jerry Nadler's hearing is the first after Democrats introduced a broad police reform and accountability package today we answer their call Republicans are working on their own proposals even as president trump squarely sides with law enforcement Sager make ani Washington right now you need dependable internet and endless entertainment Xfinity delivers with reliably fast speeds and wifi coverage throughout your home plus access all your streaming apps in one place.

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AP News

04:30 min | 10 months ago

"ben thomas" Discussed on AP News

"News I'm Ben Thomas the number of confirmed covert nineteen cases across the United States is now more than one point five million that's according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University which also shows more than ninety thousand people have died in this country nursing homes have been hit particularly hard given the vulnerability of many residents in the communal setting as parts of the economy start re opening across the country federal authorities are urging extreme caution when it comes to visitation at nursing homes AP correspondent Mike Crossey the centers for Medicare and Medicaid services is urging the nation's governors to go slow on deciding when to allow a resumption of visits at nursing homes the guidance says nursing home visits should not resume before all residents and staff have tested negative for covert nineteen for at least twenty eight days in an interview with the Associated Press CMS director Seema Verma said we're urging governors to proceed with extreme caution because these are the most vulnerable citizens according to an AP count outbreaks in nursing homes and long term facilities have claimed more than thirty two thousand lives in the United States that accounts for more than a third of all corona virus deaths in the US Mike Rossio Washington president trump surprised many yesterday when he announced he's taking Hydroxycut Laura Quinn to ward off the corona virus AP Washington correspondent Sager Madani reports that's despite his government's warning that Hydroxycut Laura Quinn should only be used in hospital or research settings the food and drug administration says there are potentially fatal side effects and the drug has not been shown to actually fight the virus the president says his own doctor did not recommend the drug but he asked for it from the White House physician who released a statement saying after numerous discussions with the president they decided the potential benefit outweighed the relative risks this is ABC news reports the drug company Madonna has found promising results on a vaccine for covert nineteen boosted the stock market yesterday AP correspondent Jackie Quinn investors were lifted by news that Cambridge Massachusetts company modern I think was able to produce an immune response in the small group of healthy volunteers who agreed to test an experimental cobit nineteen vaccine president trump also touted progress being made in finding a queue or for the new coronavirus and drugs to treat sick patients tremendously good positive information on the therapeutics on cures and or vaccines yes are from some of the most respected companies in the world companies are also re opening their doors another good sign for stocks the Dow Jones industrial average gained more than nine hundred points up nearly four percent the S. and P. five hundred was up ninety points while the nasdaq rose two point four percent hi Jackie Quinn I'm Ben Thomas AP news Walt Disney world's getting ready to reopen some parts of its entertainment complex while posting a health warning to its guests Disney springs the entertainment and shopping center adjacent to the theme park is starting a phase three opening Wednesday the complex which used to be called downtown Disney is going to allow some third party shops and restaurants to open but its website says even with enhanced safety measures an inherent risk of exposure to cope with nineteen exists in any public place and it says by visiting Disney springs you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure the website says all visitors and workers will have to wear a mask and undergo a temperature check last week universal Orlando opened about a half dozen shops and eateries hi Jackie Quinn delta airlines says it plans to restart service to several of its destinations in June adding more flights in Atlanta and New York and delta says if the Chinese government permits it plans to add service to China meanwhile fin error a major Kerrier between the European Union and China says it's adding flights and routes beginning in July but budget carrier Allegiant air says it's April traffic fell ninety seven percent with destinations like Las Vegas virtually closed the Irish airline Ryanair is cutting around three thousand jobs and looking at pulling out of a number of airports in Europe I'm Jackie Quinn thank.

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AP News

01:51 min | 11 months ago

"ben thomas" Discussed on AP News

"The news I'm Ben Thomas you could argue that we are past the plateau we were starting to descend which would be very good news New York governor Andrew Cuomo Saturday morning but he tempered that good news with the heavy reality style five hundred and forty people died yesterday five hundred and forty people five hundred and forty families and warned the crisis is far from over across the country more than thirty eight thousand six hundred people have died from covert nineteen infections that's according to Johns Hopkins university's tally as of Saturday night total confirmed cases in the U. S. have reached more than seven hundred and thirty two thousand the White House coronavirus response coordinator Dr Deborah Burks says the rate of hospitalizations is down and data from the nation's largest metropolitan areas show social distancing is working they were able to decrease the number of cases so that in general most of the metro area's never had an issue of complete crisis care because of all of their hospitals Burke said we've been up here many times talking about it being six ten fifteen additional cities and now we're really just focused on Chicago and Boston governors are going slowly with their efforts to relax precautions against the virus is spread in Florida some local governments have reopened beaches but governor Ron DeSantis is keeping schools closed for the rest of the academic year it's obviously not the ideal situation but given where we are in the school year we felt that that was the best our best decision tests again stay in home waters organized by small government groups and some supporters took place Saturday in several cities including Indianapolis in.

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AP News

01:35 min | 11 months ago

"ben thomas" Discussed on AP News

"I'm Ben Thomas as Christians around the world celebrated an Easter Sunday uniquely apart some here in America found novel ways to mark the holy day Jesus in some locations pastors held drive in services our safety team work they were spread out to the parking lot Matt McGarity is the pastor at relevant church in clover South Carolina to park every other space and stagger those front back so that nobody was next to each other churches have really upped their game they haven't shrunk back and miss Kelly hills says she felt like she would any Easter morning sorry call expecting hopeful president trump offered this message from the White House we're winning the battle we're winning the war we'll be back together in church is right next to each other I'm Ben Thomas as Christians around the world celebrated an Easter Sunday uniquely apart some here in America found novel ways to mark the holy day Jesus in some locations pastors held drive in services our safety team work they were spread out to the parking lot Matt McGarity is the pastor at relevant church in clover South Carolina to park every other space and stagger those front back so that nobody was next to each other churches have really upped their game they haven't shrunk back and miss Kelly hills says she felt like she would any Easter morning sorry for all expectant hopeful president trump offered this message from the White House we're winning the battle we're winning the war we'll be back together in church is right next to each other I'm Ben Thomas thank.

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AP News

03:25 min | 11 months ago

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"Corona virus update I'm Ben Thomas with an A. P. news minute they've now been more than one point seven million confirmed cases of covert nineteen worldwide half a million in the United States the most by far as of Saturday morning the tally by Johns Hopkins University shows the global death toll has surpassed one hundred thousand including nearly nineteen thousand people in the U. S. that second only to Italy the Dr Anthony Fauci of the national institutes of health says we're starting to see the leveling off in the coming down but he cautions this is not the time to feel that since we have made such important advance in the sense of success of the mitigation that we need to be pulling back at all in Britain prime minister Boris Johnson remains in hospital but is said to be making very good progress the fifty five year old Johnson was diagnosed with covert nineteen more than two weeks ago his office says he's been able to take short walks between periods of rest I'm Ben Thomas AP news Iran has begun mass production of diagnostic kits that it says can detect whether a person has ever been exposed to the corona virus or suffered from covert nineteen disease and recovered this is Susie the reigning vice president for science and technology so innocent Tyree said the results from the serology based tests are precise and accurate even when tested on a symptomatic patients said Terry said six Iranian companies have obtained the health minister's approval and the country cannot produce two million of them every week the blood based serological tests are capable of identifying patients who have been exposed to the corona virus but looking at the immune response I'm sorry I shockingly the corona virus outbreak is taxing New York city's nine one one system like never before with operators picking up a new call every fifteen point five seconds people who can't breathe having heart attacks someone just needing the insurance does it the system is so overwhelmed the city sending out texts tweets urging people only call nine one one for life threatening emergencies paramedic Travis Cassell says a normal twelve hour shift to six or seven calls now it's well made the freeze we know what we signed up for because as much as we may have known we didn't know this we haven't seen this no one has but we know why we signed up for this he says that's to help corona virus update I'm Ben Thomas with an A. P. news minute they've now been more than one point seven million confirmed cases of covert nineteen worldwide half a million in the United States the most by far as of Saturday morning the tally by Johns Hopkins University shows the global death toll has surpassed one hundred thousand including nearly nineteen thousand people in the U. S. that second only to Italy the Dr Anthony Fauci of the national institutes of health says we're starting to see the leveling off in the coming down but he cautions this is not the time to feel that since we have made such important advance in the sense of success of the mitigation that we need to be pulling back at all in Britain prime minister Boris Johnson remains in hospital but is said to be making very good progress the fifty five year old Johnson was diagnosed with covert nineteen more than two weeks ago his office says he's been able to take short walks.

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03:25 min | 11 months ago

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"Corona virus update I'm Ben Thomas with an A. P. news minute they've now been more than one point seven million confirmed cases of covert nineteen worldwide half a million in the United States the most by far as of Saturday morning the tally by Johns Hopkins University shows the global death toll has surpassed one hundred thousand including nearly nineteen thousand people in the U. S. that second only to Italy but Dr Anthony Fauci of the national institutes of health says we're starting to see the leveling off in the coming down but he cautions this is not the time to feel that since we have made such important advance in the sense of success of the mitigation that we need to be pulling back at all in Britain prime minister Boris Johnson remains in hospital but is said to be making very good progress the fifty five year old Johnson was diagnosed with covert nineteen more than two weeks ago his office says he's been able to take short walks between periods of rest I'm Ben Thomas AP news Iran has begun mass production of diagnostic kits that it says can detect whether a person has ever been exposed to the corona virus or suffered from covert nineteen disease and recovered this is Susie that Iranian vice president for science and technology Serena safari said the results from the serology based tests are precise and accurate even when tested on a symptomatic patients said Terry said six Iranian companies have obtained the health minister's approval and the country cannot produce two million of them every week the blood based serological tests are capable of identifying patients who have been exposed to the corona virus but looking at the immune response I'm sorry I shockingly the corona virus outbreak is taxing New York city's nine one one system like never before with operators picking up a new call every fifteen point five seconds people who can't breathe having heart attacks someone just needing reassurance does it the system is so overwhelmed the city sending out texts tweets urging people only call nine one one for life threatening emergencies paramedic Travis Cassell says a normal twelve hour shift to six or seven calls now it's well made the freeze we know what we signed up for because as much as we may have known we didn't know this we haven't seen this no one S. S. but we know why we signed up for this he says that's to help corona virus update I'm Ben Thomas with an A. P. news minute they've now been more than one point seven million confirmed cases of covert nineteen worldwide half a million in the United States the most by far as of Saturday morning the tally by Johns Hopkins University shows the global teff toll has surpassed one hundred thousand including nearly nineteen thousand people in the U. S. that second only to Italy the Dr Anthony Fauci of the national institutes of health says we're starting to see the leveling off in the coming down but he cautions this is not the time to feel that since we have made such important advance in the sense of success of the mitigation that we need to be pulling back at all in Britain prime minister Boris Johnson remains in hospital but is said to be making very good progress the fifty five year old Johnson was diagnosed with covert nineteen more than two weeks ago his office says he's been able to take short walks.

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01:32 min | 1 year ago

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"Ray observatory said the blast likely came from a massive black hole in a cluster of galaxies some three hundred ninety million light years away in a report in the astrophysical journal researchers say the explosion was so large it carved out a crater in the hot gas that could hold fifteen milky ways that's five times greater than anything previously recorded by Kohl's don't just draw matter in they also blasted out jets of material and energy and with no signs of such jets currently emerging the explosion is believed to be over by now I'm Ben Thomas a government whistle blowers complaint alleges federal workers that didn't have the necessary protective gear or training when they were deployed to help victims of the coronavirus A. Pisa Ben Thomas reports the department of health and Human Services says it's evaluating the report the complaint deals with HHS employee sent to Travis and March Air Force bases in California to assist evacuees from China democratic congressman Jimmy Gomez says the whistleblower contacted his office and alleged retaliation by higher ups for having flagged safety issues in a statement HHS says it takes all whistle blower complaints very seriously and is providing the employee who filed the complaint all appropriate protections under the whistleblower protection act Ben Thomas Washington new Zealand's reporting its first case of the new coronavirus prime minister Jacinda Ardern's as a person in their sixties who recently returned from Iran has tested positive.

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02:26 min | 1 year ago

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"P. correspondent Ben Thomas reports uses the agency helped prevent a terror attack and to top officials of Russia's federal security service the KGB successor agency Latimer Putin said timely information from the F. B. I.'s we would even the informants led to the detention of two Islamic state supporters who are planning attacks in St Petersburg around the new year the FSB in December announced the detention of two Russian man who confessed to plotting the terror attack I don't know what you're not Hooten told the group we are thankful to our partners for their support and professional solidarity in countering the common threat adding Russia would return the favor use the following up with my teacher thank you I'm Ben Thomas home sales dropped last month but the bigger picture is a little more complicated than that AP correspondent Ben Thomas explains the national association of realtors says sales of existing homes slipped in January down one point three percent from December but over the last year sales have climbed nine point six percent that's in large part thanks to low mortgage rates but the supply of homes is low just over one point four million homes were on the market at the end of January down more than ten percent from a year ago that gives would be buyers fewer options and prices are now rising faster than wage growth the median sales price of a home in January was two hundred and sixty six thousand three hundred dollars Ben Thomas Washington Australia's Qantas airlines will slash flights to Asia as the coronavirus crisis cuts into the airline and travel industries the decision to reduce the carrier's overall capacity to Asia by sixteen percent until at least the end of may is expected to cut between sixty seven million and one hundred million dollars from Qantas's earnings this year the move will affect quanta services to China Hong Kong and Singapore Qantas's secondary carrier Jetstar will cut back services by fourteen percent the airline said the impact of the cuts would be offset by a reduction in fuel prices worldwide also caused by the virus outbreak as other airlines reduce Asian services Qantas flights between Sydney and Shanghai will remain suspended while the Hong Kong Sydney service will be cut from fourteen to seven flights per week AP hi Jackie Quinn is it in trump campaigning in Las Vegas is suggesting that intelligence reporting.

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03:28 min | 1 year ago

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"P. correspondent Ben Thomas reports seizes the agency helped prevent a terror attack speaking to top officials of Russia's federal security service the KGB successor agency Latimer Putin said timely information from the F. B. I.'s we would even if I what's led to the detention of two Islamic state supporters who are planning attacks in St Petersburg around the new year the FSB in December announced the detention of two Russian man who confessed to plotting the terror attack Hooton told the group we are thankful to our partners for their support and professional solidarity in countering the common threat adding Russia would return the favor use the following up with my teacher thank you I'm Ben Thomas it looks like voters are showing more interest in the democratic presidential contest a peas at Jackie Quinn reports there was a big jump in viewership for Wednesday night's debate the Nielsen company reports nearly twenty million people watched the debate on NBC and MSNBC up from nearly eight million who watched the previous candidate debate earlier this month the fiery contest was the first to feature former New York mayor Mike Bloomberg a late comer to the race quickly pounced upon policies in New York City of stop and frisk substitute one arrogant billionaire for another and a billionaire who takes that money ought to be the the root of all power to more than double jump in viewership is seen as a sign people were curious to see Bloomberg speak after flooding the airwaves with campaign commercials I know how to take on an arrogant con man like Donald Trump super Tuesday approaches in less than two weeks I'm Jackie Quinn home sales dropped last month but the bigger picture is a little more complicated than that AP correspondent Ben Thomas explains the national association of realtors says sales of existing homes slipped in January down one point three percent from December but over the last year sales have climbed nine point six percent that's in large part thanks to low mortgage rates but the supply of homes is low just over one point four million homes were on the market at the end of January down more than ten percent from a year ago that gives would be buyers fewer options and prices are now rising faster than wage growth the median sales price of a home in January was two hundred and sixty six thousand three hundred dollars Ben Thomas Washington president trump downplays Russian interference I'm Jackie Quinn with an AP news minute he's campaigning in Nevada before the democratic caucus and president trump suggested that new reports of Russian interference by president Putin's operatives are a democratic code would you rather have it's a burning when they run that party in Moscow meanwhile Bernie Sanders also admits that he was told his campaign received support from Russia there's a truce between the US and the Taliban calls for second eight of eight reduction of binding the AP's Kathy Gannon reports of it holds a peace accord could be signed at the end of the month guilty of two murders during a racist rant in twenty seventeen and a Portland Oregon commuter train Jeremy Christian today convicted of killing two bystanders coronavirus cases surging in South Korea to nearly three hundred fifty hi Jackie Quinn eight P. digital news back in a moment how to show up with coca Cola energy you're.

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02:39 min | 1 year ago

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"Correspondent Ben Thomas reports the country's also feeling a little stressed seven of ten people surveyed for the Associated Press and R. C. center for public affairs research poll said grateful describes them extremely well or very well over the holidays well another two intensity describes them moderately well that's nearly ninety percent they cite good health and being surrounded by loving family members this principle reasons at the same time though many of those same people report a significant element of stress in the holidays about seven in ten say it describes them extremely well very well or at least moderately well and there's some sadness and loneliness mixed into with about forty percent reporting some level I'm Ben Thomas industrial hemp a licensing plans for Louisiana Ohio and New Jersey have been approved by the department of agriculture the states are the first to get that kind of approval though thirty four other states have hemp research or pilot projects under twenty fourteen law the federal government last year legalized hemp which is related to and looks like marijuana but contains only traces of THC the chemical in marijuana that gets people hi hemp fiber and seeds are used to produce textiles rope paper because medics fuel and C. B. D. which is often sold as a dietary supplement or included in creams and other personal care products I'm Julie Walker within A. P. news minute two people were killed in a shooting at the west freeway church of Christ in white settlement near fort worth Texas and a third person is in critical condition my trip dollars with the fire department there to the your holiday it's all very tragic five people were stabbed as they gathered at a rabbi's home in Muncie north of New York City to celebrate Hanukkah officials say the suspect Grafton Thomas's pleaded not guilty to five counts of attempted murder Joseph Gluck confronted him in the home he took out his nice words from a holder started hitting people back and forth nothing this ending the U. S. says it has carried out military strikes in Iraq and Syria targeting a militia blamed for an attack that killed an American contractor in Afghanistan the Taliban says they've agreed to a temporary ceasefire providing a window for a possible peace agreement with the U. S. that would allow Washington to bring home troops from Afghanistan and Davy names it's male and female athletes of the decade lebron James and Serena Williams Julie Walker A. P. news AP digital news back in a moment thank.

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02:32 min | 1 year ago

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"Flight the peas Ben Thomas reports it spoils the crucial dress rehearsal for launching astronauts next year and lift off the atlas five rocket lifted off with the starliner capsule from Cape Canaveral Florida just before sunrise but while the launch was flawless a half hour into the flight Boeing reported a problem NASA administrator Jim Breitenstein says it appears the timing system had an error that anomaly resulted in the vehicle believing that the time was different than it actually was the result was the council didn't get into the right orbit and burn too much fuel to try the plan talking with the international space station Breitenstein says had astronauts been aboard there was no time at which they would have been unsafe during any of this a fully successful flight could have seen Boeing launching astronaut spice summer that's now in doubt I'm Ben Thomas next year's Tokyo Olympics will cost much more than organizer say according to Japan's national audit board Tokyo Olympic organizers say they're spending one point three five trillion Japanese yen or about twelve point six billion US dollars to stage next year's games and they say the overall expenditures unchanged from a year ago the recent audit prepared for the national legislature lists in added one point zero six trillion yen or nine point seven billion US dollars in Olympic expenses in addition the city of Tokyo had previously said it would spend another eight hundred ten trillion yen or seven point four billion US dollars on Olympic related projects the only non public money being spent on the Olympics is from the five point six billion dollar operating budget a new poll finds most Americans feeling grateful this holiday season but is AP correspondent Ben Thomas reports the country's also feeling a little stressed seven of ten people surveyed for the Associated Press and R. C. center for public affairs research poll said grateful describes them extremely well or very well over the holidays well another two intensity describes the moderately well that's nearly ninety percent they cite good health and being surrounded by loving family members this principle reasons at the same time though many of those same people report a significant element of stress in the holidays about seven in ten say it describes them extremely well very well or at least moderately well and there's some sadness and loneliness mixed into with about forty percent reporting some level I'm Ben Thomas eight Friday December twenty five to McGuire president trump touts record.

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02:59 min | 1 year ago

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"As Ben Thomas report looks to be heading back to the US demand has spent three days in a no man's land between Turkey and Greece after Ankara try to deport him but Athens refused him entry Turkish media have identified the man as Mohammed dar was beat I thirty nine year old U. S. citizen of Jordanian heritage turkeys Interior Ministry says Washington has now agreed to take him and procedures for his repatriation are under way the move comes a day after Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan met with president trump at the White House Turkey has been pushing to deport foreign I ask members held in Turkish prisons or in Syria since it invaded northeastern parts of that country I'm Ben Thomas a warmer world opens up the possibility of many new health issues for humans the Associated Press is my grass you as a look at a new report shows those threats are especially dangerous for children in a report published Wednesday in the medical journal the lancet doctors say a warmer planet will be in on healthier place for children leading to an increase in diarrhoea diseases Miskito borne diseases such as dengue fever and malaria air pollution and more dangerous heat waves the report says man made global warming is already harming public health around the world according to the report the number of days when conditions are right for the spread of the water borne bacteria Vibrio have doubled since nineteen eighty they brio was a major cause of debilitating diarrhea I'm like Rossio it was all about the women at this year's Country Music Association awards but as a P. music correspondent barges are letter reports it was Garth Brooks who took home the entertainer of the year trophy the CMA started with a female all star medley of country hits and set up the evening for girl power with Garth Brooks stripped the entertainer of the year award for the seventh time Lou combs when the male vocalist award must grades the female vocalist award and actually make bride best new artist bride recalled once playing a tribute show for John Prine who complimented her work the next day he shook my hand and he said you're real good your no Reba what's your real good emerges or a letter school shooting suspect on to McGuire than a P. newsman at a high school junior who turned sixteen today is a suspect in a southern California school shooting that left two other students dead three more wounded he then shot himself in the head and is in critical condition people who know the teens say he is a good student a former boy scout have kept quiet but also had friends in a girl friend police say they have yet to find a motive in any relationship between the government and the victims former ambassador to Ukraine Marie Ivanovic testifies tomorrow in the peach been enquiring she was ousted by president trump in April ahead of what Democrats say was a pressure campaign by trump and his attorney Rudy Giuliani to get Ukraine's president order investigations to damage democratic political rival Joe Biden at a campaign rally tonight in Louisiana trump told the crowd think about me.

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01:39 min | 1 year ago

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"The end of October Ben Thomas Washington with contract negotiations dragging between teachers in the city of Chicago a piece about small reports the Chicago teachers union has voted and is ready to set a strike deadline teachers in the nation's third largest school district who voted to authorize union leaders to call a strike as soon as next month the union in the school district has been in talk. for months over issues including pay benefits and staffing shortages the city's last major teachers strike was back in twenty twelve and lasted seven school days the unions delegates are scheduled to meet next week to set an exact date the earliest a strike could happen is October seventh I'm at small. the turf war with China may be having an effect on factory orders in the U. S. A. P. is a Ben Thomas reports spending on big ticket manufactured goods increased only slightly last month the commerce department said orders for durable goods edged up two tenths of a percent in August after a much bigger two percent gain in July of Alltel commercial aircraft sector dropped sharply in orders in a category used as a proxy for business investment edge down two tenths of a percent the weakest showing since a one point one percent drop in April this category has lacked for most of the year likely reflecting fallout from president trump's trade wars Ben Thomas Washington. wire house speaker Nancy Pelosi warns president trump not to retaliate against a whistle blower complaint is at the center of the impeachment enquiring here's a P. washing corresponded Sager.

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02:33 min | 1 year ago

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"For president Ben Thomas has more we're headed toward the most predictable financial crisis in the history of our country and that says mark Sanford in a video announcing his campaign is why he's challenging president trump for the Republican nomination I can't sit on the sidelines and not speak up Stanford is a former congressman from South Carolina and a former governor a post he resigned after the exposure of an extramarital affair Sanford says the episode taught him humility something he says president trump black. people hold a different view. but Republican leaders in South Carolina as well as Nevada and Kansas made it harder for Stanford and other long shot GOP candidates over the weekend scrapping their twenty twenty presidential nominating contests Ben Thomas Washington what's on tap for president trump today ABC's Karen Travers at the White House now with more president trump travels to North Carolina today just days after hurricane Dorian swept through causing damage and flooding he's likely to meet with state and local officials to get an update on the storm tonight the president has a campaign rally in Fayetteville North Carolina it was a rally in that same state in July with a chance from trump supporters of center back about Somali born congresswoman ill Hon Omar and the president's reaction sparked weeks of controversy Karen Travers ABC news the White House now a majority of Americans say it's time for stronger gun laws and even more endorse improve mental health monitoring and treatment to that end the bees is Daria all bigger with the findings of a new ABC news Washington post poll eighty nine percent of respondents to an ABC news Washington post poll support background checks for all gun purchases including private and gun show sales eighty six percent back red flag laws that allow police to take guns from those who are determined by a judge to be a danger to the public fifty six percent support a ban on assault weapons down from sixty two percent after the shootings last year in parkland Florida but up from forty five percent in twenty fifteen just over half of the respondents say they support a mandatory buy back program Terry Alden or ABC news and as we said a moment ago congressional Democrats expected to push for an immediate vote on background checks when lawmakers return to work today France's wraps up his last visit in his three country African tour after lashing out against privilege an exclusion on ABC's Meghan Williams one. Francis spoke out against practices that lead to the culture of privilege and exclusion he criticized those who put family ties first which can lead to favoritism patronage and corruption the pope said Frances delivered his message to a crowd of one million worshippers.

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02:29 min | 2 years ago

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"Correspondent Ben Thomas more that raising interest rates to fast that was President Trump. Speaking about the Federal Reserve on Christmas day fed chairman Jerome Powell said that's not criticism. He's heard directly from the White House, and if asked to resign over policy differences, his answer would be no, but Powell says the feds not locked into its current policy of gradual interest rate hikes will be prepared to adjust policy quickly and flexibly asked about the gyrations in the stock market said the fed is paying attention to Wall Street's concern. Global growth in particular, I think that's becoming the main focus and trade negotiations which are related to that. And I'll just say that we're we're listening carefully ads. The markets are well ahead of the economic data. The message Ben Thomas Washington. There's a new study out that's linking the effects of screen time to children, the Royal College of pediatrics and child health says there's little evidence that screen uses harmful to children as long as it doesn't replace leap exercise and family time. It's president. Dr Russell Viner many things are harmful to us. But actually screens bring us great opportunities. And we have to balance is however University College London found teen girls have a much higher rate of depression than boys, and that's linked to the time. They spend on social media. Larry Miller CBS news London. Well, do you have a food allergy or someone you think does have a food allergy? Well, maybe don't when it comes to food allergies guessing can be a life threatening choice. More than twenty six million Americans are estimated to have some type of food allergy. Doctor Ruchir Gupta of northwestern. University. Says is true food allergy it's important to know because that can be life threatening. And it's important to know how to manage trims like hives or bloating after. Eating a particular food is a definite warning to see a physician or allergist for others Gupta. Says symptoms may suggest food intolerance or other food related conditions. Gary Nunn, CBS news all restaurants are facing new challenges in the new year that story next in the Bloomberg report. WBZ news time seven fifty three. Robert here. Robert, somebody burned down, my she shed, no one bird. Now, your she shed Cheryl all really victims. Because my she sheds burning up in the backyard. Does she share was struck by lightning, Cheryl, Robert state farm cover? My she shed shed. She turned our shelter hideaway. Robert. Oh, yeah. That's covered here that Victor. I'm getting a new she she or she head. Can we stop says she shared now with a win? That's here to help life go, right? State farm..

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