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Jan. 6 panel subpoenas Secret Service for erased texts

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01:07 min | 3 weeks ago

Jan. 6 panel subpoenas Secret Service for erased texts

"The House committee investigating the U.S. capitol attack has subpoenaed the Secret Service for text messages agents reportedly deleted I'm Ben Thomas with the latest The Department of Homeland Security inspector general sent a letter to members of Congress stating that Secret Service agents erased messages exchanged around the time of the riot between January 5th and January 6th 2021 The deletion was described as part of a device replacement program became after the watchdog office requested records from the agents as part of its probe House January 6th committee chairman Benny Thompson says the panel is seeking the relevant text messages as well as any after action reports that have been issued in any and all divisions of the U.S. Secret Service pertaining to or relating in any way to the events of January 6th 2021 The committee originally sought the electronic records in mid January and made an official request in March for all communications received or sent from DHS employees between January 5th in January 7th 2021 Ben Thomas Washington

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Watchdog briefs Jan. 6 panel on erased Secret Service texts

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00:52 sec | 3 weeks ago

Watchdog briefs Jan. 6 panel on erased Secret Service texts

"The watchdog for the Department of Homeland Security has briefed all 9 members of the House January 6th committee about the deletion of Secret Service tax from the days around the riot I'm Ben Thomas with the latest The closed door briefing came after the DHS inspector general sent letters to members of Congress stating that Secret Service agents erased messages that were exchanged between January 5th and January 6th 2021 The deletion was described as part of a device for placement program but it came after the watchdog office requested records from the agents as part of its probe into events surrounding the January 6th attack The Secret Service insists proper procedures were followed and a spokesman says the idea that the texts were maliciously deleted is false He says the agency has been fully cooperating with the inspector general's investigation Ben Thomas Washington

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Watchdog says Secret Service deleted Jan. 6 text messages

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00:56 sec | 3 weeks ago

Watchdog says Secret Service deleted Jan. 6 text messages

"A government watchdog has found Secret Service agents deleted text messages sent and received around the January 6th attack on the U.S. capitol I'm Ben Thomas with details In a letter obtained by The Associated Press the Department of Homeland Security office of inspector general says the messages between January 5th and January 6th 2021 were erased as part of a device replacement program The erasure came after the watchdog office requested records of electronic communications between the agents as part of its probe into events surrounding the January 6th attack Additionally the letters sent to leaders of the House and Senate Homeland Security committees says Homeland Security personnel were told they couldn't provide records to the inspector general and any such records would first have to be reviewed by DHS attorneys A Secret Service spokesman called the claims categorically false Ben Thomas Washington

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Senate approves Michael Barr to Federal Reserve post

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00:48 sec | Last month

Senate approves Michael Barr to Federal Reserve post

"All 7 seats on the Federal Reserve board are now filled for the first time in roughly a decade I'm Ben Thomas with the latest By a bipartisan vote 66 to 28 the Senate easily approved Michael Barr to be the Federal Reserve's vice chair for supervision Its top banking regulator serving at treasury in the Obama administration Barr helped design the Dodd Frank financial regulations after the 2008 financial crisis During a Senate hearing he said he would promote clear rules to govern financial innovation and pledged to support the fed's efforts to reduce inflation He also said Congress and financial agencies should regulate stablecoins to protect consumers from sharp drops and value Stablecoins are a form of cryptocurrency often pegged to the dollar Ben Thomas Washington

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UN says Ukraine bears share of blame for nursing home attack

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01:00 min | Last month

UN says Ukraine bears share of blame for nursing home attack

"A UN report says Ukrainian forces bear a large share of the blame for a deadly march assault by Russian backed rebels on a nursing home I'm Ben Thomas with details The assault came two weeks after Russia launched its invasion Kremlin backed rebels attacked a care home for the elderly and disabled near the village of stara Cristian in the eastern region of Luhansk Ukrainian officials accused the rebels of killing more than 50 vulnerable civilians The United Nations says at least 22 of the 71 patients survived but the exact number killed remains unknown And while Ukraine placed default squarely on Russian forces calling the attack brutal and unprovoked the UN's office of the high commissioner for human rights says Ukrainian soldiers took up positions inside the nursing home a few days before the attack effectively making the building a target It says the battle is emblematic of its concerns over the potential use of human shields Ben Thomas Washington

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Griner sends letter to President Biden pleading for his help

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00:38 sec | Last month

Griner sends letter to President Biden pleading for his help

"In a handwritten note to the president Brittany griner says she's terrified she might be in that Russian prison forever and pleads Biden not forget about her and other American detainees The two time Olympic gold medalist notes on the 4th of July her family normally honors the surface of those who fought for freedom including her father of Vietnam War veteran but she adds freedom means something completely different to her this year Russian authorities arrested griner in February on charges of possessing cannabis oil and she's now on trial The White House calls grinder's detention wrongful and says it's working aggressively to bring her home Ben Thomas Washington

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Key inflation gauge tracked by the Fed remains a high 6.3%

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00:45 sec | Last month

Key inflation gauge tracked by the Fed remains a high 6.3%

"The inflation gauge the Federal Reserve tracks most closely remains high I'm Ben Thomas with a look at the latest numbers The commerce department's personal consumption expenditures price index was 6.3% higher last month than May of last year On a month to month basis prices rose 6 tenths of a percent from April to May The fed tends to track the PCE more closely than the better known consumer price index which tends to weigh gasoline and housing costs more heavily But both tell the same basic story inflation is running dangerously hot The report also shows consumer spending rose at a sluggish two tenths of a percent rate from April to May but consumer income states slightly ahead of inflation while the savings rate also rose slightly Ben Thomas Washington

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US economy slipped 1.6% to start year; return to growth eyed

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00:42 sec | Last month

US economy slipped 1.6% to start year; return to growth eyed

"The government estimate of first quarter economic growth has been revised again I'm Ben Thomas with the latest numbers It's another downgrade The commerce department reports the economy shrank at a 1.6% annual pace from January through March the original estimate had been 1.4% But on its third and final estimate the department said consumer spending which accounts for about two thirds of economic output was substantially weaker than earlier calculated Growing at a 1.8% annual pace instead of 3.1 Still the negative GDP number probably doesn't signal the start of a recession despite inflation running at 40 year highs and consumer confidence sinking economists expect economic growth to resume Ben Thomas Washington

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US consumer confidence slumps to lowest level in 16 months

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00:45 sec | Last month

US consumer confidence slumps to lowest level in 16 months

"Inflation and rising interest rates are taking a toll on consumer confidence I'm Ben Thomas with the latest gauge The conference board says its consumer confidence index slipped to 98.7 this month The second straight monthly decline and the lowest level since February of last year It's expectations index a 6 month outlook with even more sour tumbling to its lowest level since 2013 The survey shows consumers more pessimistic about short term business conditions the job market and their own short term financial prospects Still purchasing intentions for big ticket items cars homes and major appliances remained relatively stable However rising costs for travel have many dialing back vacation plans Ben Thomas Washington

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Biden's mission in Europe: Shore up alliance against Russia

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00:41 sec | Last month

Biden's mission in Europe: Shore up alliance against Russia

"President Biden is headed to Europe I'm Ben Thomas with details The president is looking to sustain the global alliance that's punishing Russia for its invasion of Ukraine Biden's first stop is the meeting of the group of 7 leading economic powers in the Bavarian Alps of Germany following that he's onto Madrid for a NATO summit Ukraine's president Vladimir zelensky is set to address both by video The trip comes as the four month old war shows no signs of abating and the aftershocks to global food and energy supplies deepen U.S. and European officials note the resulting inflation is posing political headaches for the leaders at home and growing challenge to western resolve Ben Thomas Washington

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Biden signs landmark gun measure, says 'lives will be saved'

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01:01 min | Last month

Biden signs landmark gun measure, says 'lives will be saved'

"President Biden has signed into law the most sweeping gun violence legislation in decades I'm Ben Thomas with the latest I think also very much Saturday morning at The White House President Biden signed the bipartisan compromise bill that seemed unimaginable until a recent series of mass shootings including the massacre of 19 students and two teachers and a Texas elementary school While this bill doesn't do everything I want it does include actions I've long called for that are going to save lives It toughens background checks for the youngest gun buyers keeps firearms to more domestic violence offenders and help states put in place laws making it easier for authorities to take weapons from people at judge to be dangerous Most of its $13 billion cost will help bolster mental health programs in age schools I know there's much more work to do And I'm never going to give up but this is a monumental day Ben Thomas Washington

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US: Russian suggestions on captured Americans 'appalling'

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01:01 min | Last month

US: Russian suggestions on captured Americans 'appalling'

"U.S. officials say they're still trying to learn more about two American veterans captured by Russian forces while fighting with the Ukrainians I'm Ben Thomas with the latest They were taking part in the battlefield activities They will be punished They should be punished Kremlin spokesman Dmitri Pascal on NBC's Today Show asked about the two Americans Alex dookie in Andy Nguyen They're treated properly but you have to understand Those guys on the battlefield were firing at our military guys Could they be sentenced to death as other foreign fighters have I can not guarantee anything It depends on the investigation After this reaction from White House national security spokesman John Kirby It's appalling that a public official in Russia would even suggest the death penalty for two American citizens that were in Ukraine Meanwhile the State Department has confirmed the death of a U.S. citizen in Ukraine believed to be the second American killed while fighting there Ben Thomas Washington

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GOP, Dem Senate bargainers divided over gun deal details

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00:55 sec | Last month

GOP, Dem Senate bargainers divided over gun deal details

"Democratic and Republican senators are at odds over how to keep firearms from dangerous people as they try to finalize details on compromise gun legislation I'm Ben Thomas with the latest The bargainers say they remain divided over how to define abusive dating partners so they could be legally barred from purchasing firearms disagreements are also unresolved over proposals to send money to states that have red flag laws that let authorities temporarily confiscate guns from people deemed dangerous by courts and to other states for their own violence prevention programs Senators have set a deal must be completed and written into legislative language by week's end if Congress is to vote by next week After that is a July 4th recess both parties fear they could be punished by voters if Congress doesn't react to the carnage of last month's mass shootings buffalo New York and Yuval Texas Ben Thomas Washington

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Justices dismiss Trump-era immigration case, in a Biden win

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00:43 sec | 2 months ago

Justices dismiss Trump-era immigration case, in a Biden win

"The Supreme Court has dismissed the case involving a Trump era immigration rule I'm Ben Thomas with a closer look The case involved a federal law that says green card applicants can not be burdens to the country or public charges The Trump administration expanded the definition saying the use of public benefits including food stamps or Medicaid could be disqualifying that led to court challenges but the Biden administration rescinded the rule noting only three people had been denied green cards under it and has since announced new guidelines Republican led states headed by Arizona sought to pick up defense of the law an arguments were heard in February but the Supreme Court now says it was wrong to wait into the dispute Ben Thomas Washington

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2 US veterans from Alabama reported missing in Ukraine

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00:56 sec | 2 months ago

2 US veterans from Alabama reported missing in Ukraine

"Two U.S. veterans from Alabama in Ukraine assisting the war effort against Russia have gone missing I'm Ben Thomas with the latest The men are 27 year old Andy ty win of Trinity Alabama a former marine and 39 year old Alexander druk of Tuscaloosa congressman Robert adder holt says win had volunteered to go fight with the Ukrainian army but relatives haven't heard from him since June 8th When he was in the harkey region in Ukraine's northeast an 8 adds win Andrew were together White House national security spokesman John Kirby If it's true we'll do everything we can to get them safely back home But Kirby and the administration is discouraging Americans from going to Ukraine right now It is a war zone It's combat And if you feel passionate about supporting Ukraine there's any number of other ways to do that If confirmed the pair would be the first Americans known to have been captured fighting for Ukraine Ben Thomas Washington

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Senate bargainers announce outline of gun violence agreement

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00:52 sec | 2 months ago

Senate bargainers announce outline of gun violence agreement

"Senate negotiators have reached a bipartisan framework for legislation responding to the recent mass shootings in Buffalo New York and Yuval Texas I'm Ben Thomas with the latest It's a measured breakthrough offering modest gun curbs in bolstering efforts to improve school safety and mental health programs The proposal falls short of tougher curbs sought by President Biden and many Democrats but even so if it leads to the enactment of legislation it would represent a turn after years of gun massacres that have yielded little but stalemate in Congress In a statement the president says while it does not do everything he thinks is needed it reflects important steps in the right direction 20 senators including ten Republicans have already released a statement calling for passage Leaders hope to push any agreement into law quickly they hope this month before political momentum fades Ben Thomas Washington

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Rudy Giuliani faces ethics charges over Trump election role

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00:52 sec | 2 months ago

Rudy Giuliani faces ethics charges over Trump election role

"Rudy Giuliani is now facing ethics charges for his role in Donald Trump's failed efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election I'm Ben Thomas with the latest The disciplinary branch of the District of Columbia bar has filed charges alleging Giuliani promoted unsubstantiated voter fraud claims in Pennsylvania The former federal prosecutor and New York mayor served as one of Trump's primary lawyers in his legal challenges to the 2020 election The suit in Pennsylvania sought to invalidate as many as 1.5 million mail in ballots But it was dismissed by courts It's the latest career of slap for Giuliani who had his law license suspended in New York a year ago for making false statements and the D.C. bar suspended him last July though Giuliani's law license there has been an active since 2002 Ben Thomas Washington

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Court: Armed man arrested near Justice Kavanaugh's house

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00:45 sec | 2 months ago

Court: Armed man arrested near Justice Kavanaugh's house

"An armed man has been arrested near Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's house I'm Ben Thomas with details A law enforcement official tells the AP the man is from California in his 20s and was armed with a gun and a knife He showed up at the justices house in a taxi just before two in the morning and told law enforcement officers he wanted to kill Kavanaugh The Washington Post initially reported the arrest quoting sources who set the man also was carrying burglary tools and told police he was upset by a leaked draft opinion suggesting the court is about to overrule roe versus wade Its landmark abortion case The justices have been provided round the clock security at their homes amid concerns about violence as the court readies to issue that ruling Ben Thomas Washington

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02:13 min | 1 year ago

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"Line to direct the Office of Science and Technology Policy and Service Science advisor. Biden's also retaining Dr Francis Collins is director of the National Institutes of Health. And he's naming two prominent female scientists to co chair the President's Council of Advisers on Science and Technology. Caltex Frances Arnold, who won the 2018 Nobel Prize in chemistry. And M I. T vice President for research Maria Zuber. Biden says the team will ensure everything his administration does is grounded in science, fax and the truth. Ben Thomas Washington AP News FOR Friday January 15th I'm Tim McGuire. President elect Joe Biden outlines his plans for a nationwide Corona president elect Joe Biden is filling out his State Department team with a group of former career diplomats and veterans of the Obama administration. Wendy Sherman is the pick for deputy secretary of state, while Victoria Nuland is slotted to be undersecretary of state for political affairs, those of the 2nd and 3rd highest ranking posts at the State Department. Sherman led the Obama administration's negotiations leading to the Iran nuclear deal and was also involved in talks with North Korea. During President Bill Clinton's second term. Newland served as an assistant secretary of state for European affairs during the Ukraine crisis. Biden says the team with Anthony Blinken as secretary of state and bodies, his core belief that America is strongest when it works with allies and we'll use the diplomatic experience and skill to restore America's global and moral leadership. And Thomas Washington. Wendy Sherman is the pick for deputy secretary of state, while Victoria Nuland is slotted to be undersecretary of state for political affairs, those of the 2nd and 3rd highest ranking posts at the State Department. Sherman led the Obama administration's negotiations leading to the Iran nuclear deal and was also involved in talks with North Korea. During President Bill Clinton's second term. Newland served as an assistant secretary of state for European affairs during the Ukraine crisis. Biden says the team with Anthony Blinken as secretary of state and bodies, his core belief That America is strongest when it works with its allies. Ben Thomas Washington. Welcome. McDonald's. We're.

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01:31 min | 1 year ago

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"Know, we won judges just so you understand. In fact, President elect Biden won Georgia by more than 12,000 votes. Hours before the event, Trump called Georgia Governor Brian Camp, asking him to order a special session of the state legislature and subverting the results. Senior government official in Georgia with knowledge of the call says the governor refused to make sure your governor gets a lot tougher than he's been. He's Republicans had invited Trump to the rally in Valdosta and hopes he would boost the candidacies of senators David Perdue and Kelly Leffler, who are facing January, 5th run off elections that will determine control of the Senate. I'm Ben Thomas. President. Trump's first political rally since losing the election was meant to boost Republican incumbents campaigning in two Georgia run offs that will decide which party controls the Senate. But in the hours before the event, it became clear he still fixated on his own defeat in November. Trump spoke by phone with Georgia's governor to press his complaint that he lost Georgia unfairly. Despite findings there was no systemic fraud. A senior government official in Georgia with knowledge of the calls says. Trump asked Governor Brian Kemp to call on legislative session to subvert the results of the election. But the governor declined camp tweeted that Trump also asked him to order an audit of signatures on absentee ballot envelopes. The step camp has no power to take. In his own tweet. Trump vented his frustrations writing your people are refusing to do what you ask. What are they hiding in Cliff, eyeing his own debunked theories of electoral fraud? Ben Thomas Washington Never know.

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03:11 min | 1 year ago

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"Confirmed Friday, with states across the country setting new marks. Johns Hopkins University tally now shows more than 280,000 people have died in the U. S. Since the virus first hit The surge is threatening to overwhelm hospitals in California. In response five San Francisco Bay Area County said stay at home order is taking effect Sunday, and the San Joaquin Valley, which includes 12 counties in the city of Fresno, has been placed under a sweeping new lockdown. In Boise, Idaho, soldiers have been triaging patients in the parking lot of an urgent care clinic that's been transformed into a facility for Corona virus patients. Health officials say. Ah knows attempt to hold the virus in check. It's failing. Meanwhile, Arizona health officials are telling people to wear masks around anyone who isn't a member of your household. Even those you know when trust In other news, a powerful windy storm is hitting the Northeast. Michael Clare is with the National Weather Service. The state of Maine is expecting about 12 to 18 inches as word. President Trump Press Georgia's governor, Brian Camp, in a phone call on Saturday to call a special session of the state legislature in hopes of overturning the presidential election results in Georgia. Senior government official in Georgia, with knowledge of the calls says, Can't refused. A person close to the White House who was briefed on the matter verified that account of the call Japan Space Agency is chairing the return to earth of a capsule caring samples of an asteroid scientists say they could provide clues to the origin of the solar system in life on our planet. I'm Ben Thomas. AP News. Trump spoke by phone with Georgia's governor to press his complaint that he lost Georgia unfairly despite findings there was no systemic fraud. A senior government official in Georgia with knowledge of the call says. Trump asked Governor Brian Camp to call on legislative session to subvert the results of the election. But the governor declined camp tweeted that Trump also asked him to order an audit of signatures on absentee ballot envelopes. The step camp has no power to take. In his own tweet. Trump vented his frustrations writing your people are refusing to do what you ask. What are they hiding? Amplifying his own debunked theories of electoral fraud. Ben Thomas Washington. The measures bar all on site, restaurant, dining in clothes, hair and nail salons, movie theaters and many other businesses as well as museums and playgrounds. Governor Gavin Newsom says people may not congregate with anyone outside their household must always wear masks when they go outside. The California Department of Public Health says intensive care unit capacity has fallen below a 15% threshold in Southern California and a large swath the Central Valley that triggers new measures, which includes strict closures for businesses and new controls on other activities. They will take effect Sunday evening and remain in place for it least three weeks, meaning the lockdown will cover the Christmas holiday. Together. The two regions are home to more than half of California's population. Some regions have opted to impose the restrictions even before the mandate kicks in, including five San Francisco Bay Area counties. Whether measures also take effect Sunday. I'm Ben Thomas. When.

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05:54 min | 1 year ago

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"Measures bar all on site, restaurant, dining in clothes, hair and nail salons, movie theaters and many other businesses as well as museum sign which party controls the Senate. But in the hours before the event, it became clear he still fixated on his own defeat in November. Trump spoke by phone with Georgia's governor to press his complaint that he lost Georgia unfairly. Despite findings there was no systemic fraud. A senior government official in Georgia with knowledge of the calls says. Trump asked Governor Brian Kemp to call on legislative session to subvert the results of the election. But the governor declined camp tweeted that Trump also asked him to order an audit of signatures on absentee ballot envelopes. The step camp has no power to take. In his own tweet. Trump vented his frustrations writing. Your people are refusing to do what you ask. What are they hiding? Amplifying his own debunked theories of electoral fraud. Ben Thomas Washington, Trump spoke by phone with Georgia's governor to press his complaint that he lost Georgia unfairly despite findings there was no systemic fraud. A senior government official in Georgia with knowledge of the calls says. Trump asked Governor Brian Kemp to call on legislative session to subvert the results of the election, but the governor declined. Tweeted that Trump also asked him to order an audit of signatures on absentee ballot envelopes have stepped camp has no power to take in his own tweet. Trump vented his frustrations writing your people are refusing to do what you ask. What are they hiding? Amplifying his own debunked theories of electoral fraud. Ben Thomas Washington. The measures bar all on site, restaurant, dining in clothes, hair and nail salons, movie theaters and many other businesses. As well as museums and playgrounds. Governor Gavin Newsom says people may not congregate with anyone outside their household must always wear masks when they go outside. Had benefit. That's a fact I've been that's a fact. My credit card purchases. Give me cash their president. Give me cash back. No one else gets these reboard such and that is just playing us. What in Tarnation, Sir? Pen fits para cash rewards card isn't just for military members. Anyone can get cash back on all purchases. Figgins, you've ruined my favorite song. Penn Fed Credit Union visit Penn fed dot org's slash power cash to receive any advertised product, you must become a member of Penn Fed injured by NC Away Virus. I'm Ben Thomas with an AP News Minute The U. S has hit a new high for covert 19 cases, with 228,000 confirmed Friday, with states across the country setting new marks. Johns Hopkins University tally now shows more than 280,000 people have died in the U. S. Since the virus first hit The surge is threatening to overwhelm hospitals in California. In response, five San Francisco Bay Area counties have stay at home order is taking effect Sunday, and the San Joaquin Valley, which includes 12 counties in the city of Fresno, has been placed under a sweeping new lockdown. In Boise, Idaho, soldiers have been triaging patients in the parking lot of an urgent care clinic that's been transformed into a facility for Corona virus patients. Health officials say. Ah knows attempt to hold the virus in check. It's failing. Meanwhile, Arizona health officials are telling people to wear masks around anyone who isn't a member of your household. Even those you know when trust In other news, a powerful windy storm is hitting the Northeast. Michael Clare is with the National Weather Service State of Maine is expecting about 12 to 18 inches as word. President Trump Press Georgia's governor, Brian Camp, in a phone call on Saturday to call a special session of the state Legislature in hopes of overturning the presidential election results in Georgia. Senior government official in Georgia, with knowledge of the calls says, Can't refused. A person close to the White House who was briefed on the matter verified that account of the call Japan Space Agency is cheering the return to earth of a capsule caring samples of an asteroid scientists say they could provide clues to the origin of the solar system in life on our planet. I'm Ben Thomas. AP News The California Department of Public Health says intensive care unit capacity has fallen below a 15% threshold in Southern California and a large swath the Central Valley that triggers new measures, which includes strict closures for businesses and new controls On other activities. They will take effect Sunday evening and remain in place for it least three weeks, meaning the lockdown will cover the Christmas holiday. Together. The two regions are home to more than half of California's population. Some regions have opted to impose the restrictions even before the mandate kicks in, including five San Francisco Bay Area counties. Whether measures also take effect Sunday. I'm Ben Thomas. A dire shortage of hospital beds is prompting more lockdowns across the state of California. The California Department of Public Health says. Intensive care unit capacity has fallen below a 15% threshold in Southern California and a large swath the Central Valley that triggers new measures, which includes strict closures for Businesses and new controls on other activities. They will take effect Sunday evening and remain in place for it least three weeks, meaning the lockdown will cover the Christmas holiday. Together. The two regions are home to more than half of California's population. Some regions have opted to impose the restrictions even before the mandate kicks in, including five San Francisco Bay Area counties. Whether measures also take effect Sunday. I'm Ben Thomas his word. President. Trump Press Georgia's governor, Brian Camp in a phone call on Saturday to call a special session of the state legislature. In hopes of overturning the presidential election results in Georgia, a senior government official in Georgia with knowledge of the calls says can't refused. A person close to the White House who was briefed on the matter verified that account of the call. The call took place hours before Trump was to appear at a rally in Georgia for the state's two Republican senators, who are both.

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01:40 min | 1 year ago

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"Been unwell for some time and die peacefully. In asleep at his home in the Bahamas. Sean Connery was 90. I'm Ben Thomas Sam Mellinger through a 15 yard touchdown pass to Joshua Maurin overtime before Josephus I sack of Spencer Sanders clinched the victory for Texas. The Cowboys have gained the Longhorns 530 yards 2 to 87, but OS you turn the ball over four times. Sanders passed for career highs of 400 yards and four touchdowns. He also fumbled twice and threw an interception. Sam Mellinger through a 15 yard touchdown pass to Joshua Maurin overtime before Joseph Asai sack of Spencer Sanders clinched the 43 30 for victory for Texas against number six Oklahoma State. The Cowboys have gained the Longhorns 530 yards 2 to 87, but OS you turn the ball over four times. Sanders passed for career highs of 400 yards and four touchdowns, but he also fumbled twice and threw an interception. Those turnovers led to 17 Texas points. I'm Dave Ferrie, the presidential candidates and their running mates. They're trying to mobilize voters in battleground states this weekend, Senator Kamala Harris is in Florida. Well, Hello, North Carolina. That's vice President Mike Pence, while President Trump is holding four rallies across Pennsylvania. Three days from now, This is the state that will save The American Dream Jo but is my brother. Former President Barack Obama is adding his voice and he will be a great president. Great to be with the president again. Accompanying former Vice President Joe Biden in Michigan reminds me what weaken Bay When you have a president, character Ben Thomas Washington AP News FOR Friday,.

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02:35 min | 1 year ago

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"He must become a member of the surgeon Corona virus Infections across the United States this month and a record number of new cases Friday is keeping the pandemic a central talking point in the presidential campaign. We want normal life to resume normal. President Trump held a rally in New Hampshire's Sunday Next year will be the greatest economic year in the history of our country, Chief of staff Mark Meadows told CNN. We're not going to control the pandemic, but focus on therapeutics and a vaccine. President again claimed an end was in sight. Even without the vaccines were rounding the turn. It's going to be over around in the corner, Senator Kamala Harris in Detroit. I don't want either. Democratic vice presidential nominee says the president is out of touch when it comes to the economic impact to in Michigan. One in six households is describing not being able to pay rent by the end of the month. In Michigan, one out of four small businesses has gone out of business. And he talks about rounding the corner. Ben Thomas Washington We want normal life to resume normal. President Trump held a rally in New Hampshire's Sunday next year will be the greatest economic here in the history of our country, Chief of staff Mark Meadows told CNN. We're not going to control the pandemic, but focus on therapeutics and a vaccine. The president again claimed an end was in sight. Even without the vaccines were rounding the turn. It's going to be over around in the corner, Senator Kamala Harris in Detroit. I don't see one either. Democratic vice presidential nominee says the president is out of touch. When it comes to the economic impact to in Michigan, one out of four small businesses has gone out of business. And he talks about rounding the corner. Ben Thomas Washington, Ben Roethlisberger threw two touchdown passes to Deonte Johnson while the Steelers were building a 27 7 lead into 27 24 win over the Titans would like to have a complete game. Have second half like like that first half, but You know they're festive scene. They make adjustments and they made some if I didn't make enough, placing second any snow added a one yard TD run and Ray Ray McCloud set up a touchdown with a 57 yard punt return. But the Titans scored 17 straight points in the second half, and we're in position to force overtime until Stephen Gostkowski missed wide right from 45 yards out with 14 seconds left. The Steelers improved to six and O for the first time since 1978. When they went to the Super Bowl. Ryan Tannehill threw for 220 yards and two TDs for the five and one titans. I'm Dave Ferrie. It's a great time to get a great deal on a new car..

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01:54 min | 2 years ago

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"Have to renew the unemployment insurance and not just for a week, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says a long term extension of the expired $600 per week supplemental unemployment benefit. It's one of four essentials along with renter and homeowner protection's a two state and local governments and funding to ensure schools are able to open safely. We have to balance there's obviously a need to support worker On ABC. Is this weak Treasury secretary Steve Mnuchin had this. On the other hand, we have to be careful about not piling on enormous amounts of debt for future generations. Schumer counters. We can underfunded what's needed, and it will cost us more in the long run, because cold it will still stay with us. Ben Thomas Washington Corona Virus Update. I'm Ben Thomas with an AP News MINUTE John Simpkins universities tally have confirmed covert 19 cases worldwide was approaching 18 million. As of Sunday evening. The US count is more than 4.6 million, with nearly 155,000 Americans having died from infections. Top Trump Administration officials are expected to resume negotiations with Democratic congressional leaders Monday on a bill aimed it buffering the economic impact of the pandemic. We have to renew the unemployment insurance and not just for a week, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer's has a long term extension of the expired $600 per week. Supplemental unemployment benefit. It's one of four essentials along with renter and homeowner protection's a two state and local governments and funding to ensure schools are able to open safely. On ABC. Is this weak? Treasury secretary Steve Mnuchin had this We have to balance there's obviously a need to support workers support the economy. People who through no fault of their own are shut down because of this terrible disease. On the other hand, we have to be careful about not piling on enormous amounts of debt for future generations. Schumer counters..

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02:40 min | 2 years ago

"ben thomas washington" Discussed on AP News

"Thanks to you we protected our NHS and save many thousands of lives all units unit that it would be madness not to throw away that achievement by allowing a second spike in a televised address to the nation Johnson said people who can't work from home such as those in construction or manufacturing jobs should be actively encouraged to go to work this week in a restriction limiting outdoor exercise to once a day will be lifted we want to encourage people to take more uneven unlimited amounts of after exercise according to Johns Hopkins county Britain's death toll from cove it nineteen is second only to the United States I'm Ben Thomas coronavirus update I'm Ben Thomas with an AP news minute the number of people who have died as a result of covert nineteen infections in the U. S. has grown to more than seventy nine thousand as of Sunday afternoon that's out of more than one point three million confirmed cases those numbers are tallied by Johns Hopkins University some of the president's top economic advisers are stressing the importance of states getting more businesses and offices to open during the pandemic but Neel Kashkari president of the federal reserve of Minneapolis says a robust recovery will require breakthroughs in testing treatment and vaccines he tells ABC's this week this is more likely to be a slow more gradual recovery unfortunately the virus continues to spread cash carry ons when countries relaxer economic controls the virus tends to flare back up again three members of the White House coronavirus task force are now in quarantine including the nation's top infectious disease expert Dr Anthony Fauci I'm Ben Thomas AP news three leading members of the White House coronavirus task force are now in quarantine including the nation's top infectious disease expert Dr Anthony Fauci but administration officials are saying that shouldn't affect workers confidence that they can return to their jobs safely economic adviser Larry Kudlow tells ABC's this week why don't we rely heavily on what the business is the free enterprise system could produce companies are very innovative they know the job that has to be done this is more likely to be a slow more gradual recovery also appearing on ABC's this week federal reserve Minneapolis president Neel Kashkari says I would love to see a robust recovery but that would require a breakthrough in vaccines a breakthrough in widespread testing a breakthrough in therapies to give all of us confidence that it's safe to go back cash carry ons the economic effects of the pandemic are likely to be felt for a year or two Ben Thomas Washington thank.

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09:33 min | 2 years ago

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"The president says he plans to speak with all 50 governors very soon about plans to relax social distancing guidelines and allow economic activity to resume I will then be authorizing each individual governor of each individual state to implement a re opening as to exactly when at a time and in a manner as most appropriate he says for some states it's going to be very very close maybe even before the date of may 1 Ben Thomas Washington

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09:33 min | 2 years ago

"ben thomas washington" Discussed on AP News

"The president says he plans to speak with all 50 governors very soon about plans to relax social distancing guidelines and allow economic activity to resume I will then be authorizing each individual governor of each individual state to implement a re opening as to exactly when at a time and in a manner as most appropriate he says for some states it's going to be very very close maybe even before the date of may 1 Ben Thomas Washington

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09:33 min | 2 years ago

"ben thomas washington" Discussed on AP News

"The president says he plans to speak with all 50 governors very soon about plans to relax social distancing guidelines and allow economic activity to resume I will then be authorizing each individual governor of each individual state to implement a re opening as to exactly when at a time and in a manner as most appropriate he says for some states it's going to be very very close maybe even before the date of may 1 Ben Thomas Washington

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AP News

09:33 min | 2 years ago

"ben thomas washington" Discussed on AP News

"The president says he plans to speak with all 50 governors very soon about plans to relax social distancing guidelines and allow economic activity to resume I will then be authorizing each individual governor of each individual state to implement a re opening as to exactly when at a time and in a manner as most appropriate he says for some states it's going to be very very close maybe even before the date of may 1 Ben Thomas Washington

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AP News

09:33 min | 2 years ago

"ben thomas washington" Discussed on AP News

"The president says he plans to speak with all 50 governors very soon about plans to relax social distancing guidelines and allow economic activity to resume I will then be authorizing each individual governor of each individual state to implement a re opening as to exactly when at a time and in a manner as most appropriate he says for some states it's going to be very very close maybe even before the date of may 1 Ben Thomas Washington

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09:33 min | 2 years ago

"ben thomas washington" Discussed on AP News

"The president says he plans to speak with all 50 governors very soon about plans to relax social distancing guidelines and allow economic activity to resume I will then be authorizing each individual governor of each individual state to implement a re opening as to exactly when at a time and in a manner as most appropriate he says for some states it's going to be very very close maybe even before the date of may 1 Ben Thomas Washington

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07:52 min | 2 years ago

"ben thomas washington" Discussed on AP News

"Most people want me to do anything to get the money it will be directly deposited in your bank account if the government has that information from your tax return some people such as senior citizens and low income earners who might not traditionally file tax returns will need to file a simplified return with basic details including a person's filing status number of dependents and direct deposit bank information and people behind on filing their taxes might want to get caught up Ben Thomas Washington

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01:55 min | 3 years ago

"ben thomas washington" Discussed on AP News

"Get a flu shot before the end of October Ben Thomas Washington. Friday September twenty seventh. congressional Democrats are looking at other actions by president trump and his administration when it comes to Ukraine including the ouster the US ambassador to Ukraine a B. Jackie Quinn with more the top Democrat on the Senate foreign relations committee Robert Menendez fired off a letter to secretary of state Mike Pompeii out asking him why ambassador Marie you of one of its was removed and if Pompeii had approved of what Menendez calls a per version of US foreign policy because of the whistle blower complaint alleging president trump pressure to foreign country to investigate Joe Biden and his family the ambassadors ouster in may and a campaign to discredit her is coming into focus including president trump calling her bad news when he spoke with Ukraine's president insiders tell the Associated Press elements of Ukrainian government wanted your bond of it out because she was pressing for corruption investigations Jackie Quinn Washington three house committees of issued a joint subpoena to secretary of state Mike Pompeii seeking documents related to the impeachment enquiring giving him until next Friday to comply the committee's also notified Pompeii they schedule depositions for five state department officials including your Bonaventure Harris County Texas a sheriff's deputy Sundeep Dhaliwal was shot and killed today during a traffic stop in the Houston suburb sheriff ed Gonzalez as the police cars dashcam shows Dhaliwal walking back toward his car when the other driver got out ran up to him and shot him in the head to be shot so violently ambush styles it's just beyond words. in doing so perhaps he was protecting someone else maybe something else was going to happen because this is a little was on.

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860AM The Answer

01:48 min | 3 years ago

"ben thomas washington" Discussed on 860AM The Answer

"Republicans in three states won't have a presidential primary in which to choose their candidates in this election cycle we get all the details now from correspondent Ben Thomas who has more on the story Republican leaders in Nevada South Carolina and Kansas have voted to scrap their presidential nominating contests in twenty twenty one movies not unheard of for the party of a president seeking a second term it prompted former Massachusetts governor bill weld to ask what is Donald Trump afraid of in a statement he calls voting the ultimate right of speech in America well this is one of a handful of Republicans thought to be possible challengers to president trump for the Republican nomination like well former Illinois congressman Joe Walsh has formally declared his intentions he told CNN that his campaign would fight South Carolina in any other state that considers doing this Ben Thomas Washington news and analysis at town hall dot com. a former college basketball star apparently cleared of wrongdoing Duke University says investigations found no evidence that former basketball star sign on Williamson received improper benefits the school says a thorough and objective probe led by investigators outside the athletic department found no evidence to support any allegation would have jeopardized Williamson's athletic eligibility that's correspondent Rhonda rockstar attempts to reach a nation wide Salomon over the opioid crisis of oxycontin maker Purdue pharma and then pass the company is expected to file for bankruptcy. state attorneys general for Tennessee North Carolina been leading the negotiations they sent a message to other attorneys general saying that the sector family which owns Purdue had rejected two offers from the states in the client offer counter proposals as a result the attorneys general said they expect Stamford Connecticut based producer.

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