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"At six on News Nation. It's 86 degrees at 6 30. Good evening. I'm Lauren Lap CA. The news is sponsored by Kaplan law firm residents and business owners. Trying to contain their excitement is Illinois is just hours away from a full reopening coming up in sports here from White Sox skipper Tony LaRussa ahead of their rubber match with the Blue Jays. Some of the busiest streets in downtown are going to be Closed off to traffic this summer. There are reasons will tell you what they are, in a moment, WGN traffic. Here's Mary Vandeveld and Traffic is sponsored by protects Chicago. The Eaton's is still slow in from TUI on the Kennedy delays run most of the way in now from Montrose. It's about an hour in from O'Hare at 35 from the Edens. Outbound too Well here 42 minutes, Eisenhower 32 out to Mannheim, but that delays going down 36 in from Mannheim, Stevenson. 38 both ways between the tristate downtown The Brian is still slow out to 63rd. Bishop Ford remains slow into 130th. Then from 103rd on in 57 has cleared Western. I 90 that accident at 53. The exit ramp still closed off rollover semi there to 94 is jammed southbound to 92 Ogden. Also, I 80 to 80 94 with that continuing roadwork. And watch for an accident. Addison at 53, an Army trail We all remember life before Covid 19 the parades the lakefront barbecues. Taste of Chicago. The happy hours. Let's get back to what Chicago get vaccinated to end this pandemic. Find your vaccine at Chez Gove slash covid vax Mary Vandeveld, WGN Traffic, Central.
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"To get the shot My news nation under cable or satellite. Provider and stay up to date around the clock at news nation now dot com and on the news nation Now rap I'm Roger Banish any potential for rain moved out as we go through the overnight hours and mostly colonies, guys, we could see some fog, especially near the lake temperature's dropping down into the mid to upper fifties. Partly sunny on Monday and isolated shower thunderstorm possible in the afternoon with highs in the mid eighties. Partly sunny and breezy on Tuesday, chance for scattered showers and storms highs once more in the mid eighties. Still the chances and why the scattered showers Wednesday morning, then drying out in decreasing clouds in the afternoon with highs in the lower eighties. Mostly cloudy on Thursday, a chance for scattered showers and some thunderstorms returns with highs in the upper sixties inland near 60 by the lake from the WGN Weather Center. I'm a urologist my chances Chicago Lan's premiere casino and entertainment destination is taking the stage Hard Rock casino is now open, discover your rhythm with over 1600 slots and 80 table games. Enjoy a decorative experience of one of our five restaurants with span of range of culinary genres. Whether you indulge in a savory dishes, council OKs steaks and Seafood or taken dinner and live music at the world renowned Hard Rock Cafe, amplify your entertainment experience at the All new Hard Rock Casino northern Indiana. Now open must be 21 gambling problem. Call 1 809 with it When you hear how easy it is to get rid of those black streaks on your roof with spraying, Forget Check this out. This is you Sprain your roof. And this is you forgetting about it? That's it. No scrubbing, no rinsing. It does the work for you. Those stains caused by algae mold and mildew would disappear over time. Works on asphalt would slate in clay roofs so you can just Forget about it. Spring Forget available at the Home Depot. Lowe's Ace Hardware and Menard's Get Your.
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"News nation on your cable or satellite provider and stay up to date around the clock at news nation now dot com and on the news nation Now APP. I'm down Cleaven way could have from hit Miss Showers here through the rest of today with mostly cloudy skies and inland highs reached the low to mid sixties but staying in the mid fifties at the lakefront chance for scattered showers through the evening hours and partly cloudy and dry overnight with a low near 40 Increasing cause here on Sunday could lead you astray. Sprinkle in the afternoon temperatures Top out the lower 50 inland look for mid forties at the lakefront. Partly cloudy and windy on Monday, hiding the more seventies inland but mid sixties lakeside, then partly cloudy and breezy on Tuesday with highs in the lower eighties inland, saying in the seventies by the lake from the WGN Weather Center, I'm meteorologist Mike Chance. This is your new home speaking. I know you haven't moved in yet, but I need some favors. Could you just the blinds The dust makes me feel dusty. Also, we could save a lot of money. If you bundled your home and car insurance with Geico. It's super easy to do online or over the phone last favor when you move in, Could you stick to one aesthetic? The last owner had a weird mix of floral wallpaper and nautical charts. Keys and I can't have another identity crisis. Geico for bundling made easy, go to Geico dot com today. It's spring time to taking a breath of fresh savings on appliances at the Home Depot. Spring Savings event in store online all season long, save on top appliances from top brands, plus get free and flexible delivery on any appliance $396 or more from cooking and cleaning, toe washing and drying. Your timing couldn't be better. Bring on spring with the spring savings event Now at the Home Depot. How doers get more done US. Only one spy's last about 3 28. As the cove in 19 vaccines become available, You may be asking yourself Should I get it? Will it help me get back to doing the things I love like meeting friends or traveling? And.
Two killed, eight injured in shootings near Virginia Beach's oceanfront
"Police continue to investigate Friday night's deadly mayhem in Virginia Beach News nations Alexander Bush has more two people are dead and eight others injured and shootings along Virginia Beach is oceanfront late last night. Police are investigating whether at least two shooting scenes air related, an officer shot and killed a man, not one of those scenes. Virginia Beach police said several people were in custody, but their possible involvement in the shootings is still under investigation on a police officer was also struck by a
"news nation" Discussed on WGN Radio
"WGN radio. News nation this hour. I'm David Jennings. Ah, High risk of severe weather continues through the night twisters heading parts of the south. Several Southern states are under tornado warnings. News Nation's chief meteorologist Albert Ramon, We have that tornado threat right now, in places like Birmingham southward to Montgomery, and then the secondary line that's moving into Jackson right now will be a straight line wind in Hill threat with some isolated tornadoes embedded in that line here later tonight, police say the suspect The shootings in Atlanta area massage parlors that killed eight yesterday was likely a previous customer, please. Captain J. Baker explains what the suspect said his motivation. WASP. He apparently has an issue what he considers Ah, second fiction. Sees these locations as something that allows him to Tonto to go to these places and miss the temptation for him that he wanted to eliminate the way you say 21 year old Robert Long wanted to target the pornography industry in Florida when officers apprehended him. President Biden Vice President Harrison both on the road promoting the American rescue plan around the country. News Nation. Correspondent Basil John President Joe Biden kicked off his help is here tour with a stop in to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to promote the benefits of the covert relief deal. Everybody Joe. Check for $1400 and change their lives, and Vice President Kamila Harris paid a visit to Denver, Colorado to emphasize how the plan will help small businesses to Texas telemarketers are facing the biggest fine and FCC history for making.
4 million J&J Covid vaccines ship out
"Four million doses have the newest covert 19 vaccine from Johnson and Johnson began shipping out yesterday, they'll be delivered to states for injections. Starting today, news Nation reporter Felisha Bolton With that Madonna and Visor both have a 95% efficacy rate, and both require a two step process. Now Johnson Johnson's version is hitting the market. It's a one shot process. And the efficacy rate is set at 72% health care experts say. The Johnson and Johnson's version does provide another tool to fight Cove it but they can also make some people try to pick and choose which vaccination to get, even though the shot is easier to administer, and requires only one dose. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert, is encouraging Americans to take whatever vaccine is offered to them. Regardless of the manufacturing. Like other vaccines, the Johnson and Johnson shot does prevent nearly all hospitalizations and deaths in the studies that have been conducted. The
"news nation" Discussed on WGN Radio
"News Nation this hour. I'm don clip in the House of Representatives passed President Joe Biden's Cove in 19 relief bill Late last night, only two Democrats voted against it, as did all 210. Republicans. News NATIONS Judy Weighing details how the $1.9 trillion package will be spent. The bill would send $1400 stimulus checks to people who make less than $75,000 a year it would extend unemployment benefits through August. Increase the check. Tax credit provide a dis struggling industries. It would also provide billions of dollars to school state local governments for covert 19 testing and vaccinations and now heads to the Senate, where it's expected to pass with concerns that the new variants of the Corona virus could lead to another surgeon. New covert 19 cases the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, pleading with Americans to stay the course regarding mitigation efforts, Dr Rochelle Walensky says. We need to keep precautions in place until everyone's vaccinated. I know people are tired. They want to get back to life. Normal, but we're not there yet. Give us time. We need to get more vaccines into our communities and to get more people vaccinated. This is our path out. The C D. C is concerned about new virus variants, which have appeared in New York, California, as well as the United Kingdom and South Africa, and a newly declassified report hold. Saudi Arabia is Crown Prince responsible for the death. Of Washington Post columnist Jamal Kashiwagi. The report determined that Prince Mohammed bin Salman viewed Kashiwagi is a threat and approved the operation to capture or kill him. Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby, however, says that the kingdom remains an important ally. Saudi Arabia remains a strategic partner in the region. We have to be courageous enough as friends to speak Kennedy and to make clear our concerns. The White House says it's not directly punishing the Crown Prince, but it is recalibrating its relationship with the kingdom. Saudi Arabia says it completely disagrees with the report's findings. Find news Nation on your cable or satellite provider and stay up to date around the clock at news nation now dot com and on the news nation Now APP.
CA school district's board resigns after unknowingly talking about parents in virtual meeting
"School board in California resigns over there. Negative comments about parents during what they thought was a virtual private meeting. News nations. Felicia Boulton joins us from the newsroom. Now, with a look at some of the video that captured that candid conversation Felisha, where debate those board members were caught slamming parents on a meeting that they thought was private. It was public. The video is now drawing backlash from the community. Are we alone? Yeah. If you're gonna call me out, I'm gonna you up party. That's just me. Has happened during the Oakley Union School District War beating last Wednesday. During the conversation, the board's president was heard ridiculing parents who wanted their Children to return to in person learning. Here's more of what was that? They want to pick on as because they want their baby sitters back, right? Evade e totally hear that because My brother had a delivery. Yeah. My brother had a delivery service for medical Maybe one of them clientele. We're parents with their kids in school. Uh, so when you guys well, you got your kids at home. No more fighting no more. Yes, Malala. The letters. Her family's three on the board members issued a statement saying, quote as trustees. We realize it is our responsibility to model the conduct that we expect of our students and staff and it is our obligation to build confidence and district leadership. Comments failed you in both regards, And for this. We offer our sincerest apology. They went on to say Please do not let our failure and judgment cast a shadow on the exceptional work that our teachers Administrators and hardworking employees are doing for the students of this district. They deserve and will need your support as you move forward. The district superintendent says the school board openings will temporarily be filled by members of the county Board of Education, new members will either be elected or appointed. However, that might take some time.
Former President Donald Trump acquitted in 2nd impeachment trial
"Former President Donald Trump was acquitted in his second impeachment. Try a. We get more on the story from news nation's duty. Wang always acquittal. Donald Trump suggested this not be the final word for him. He called his second impeachment trial. Yet another phase of the greatest witch hunt President Joe Biden, in a statement last night had little to say about the impeachment trial. Biden's he'd say he's focused on covert
"news nation" Discussed on WGN Radio
"News nation this hour. I'm David Jennings. The NFL is offering up its stadium so the federal government can use them as covert 19 vaccination centers. President Biden and Vice President Harris got a virtual tour of the State Farm Stadium today, home of the Arizona Cardinals. He administration is trying to aggressively ramp up vaccination efforts nationwide. The first case of a Mork contagious variant of covert 19 1st, found in the U. K has now been confirmed in the Sacramento California area. Zuman. Erotic coloration on and inventions. Disease expert at Community Health California Hospital in L. A says the particular strain is believed by researchers to spread more easily than other mutations has been noted to spread more rapidly. And because of the fact that express it happily, that are large number of people who are getting infected. The variant is already been found in Southern California and the Sandy Diego area. Authorities in Florida say a hacker was able to alter the city of old Mars water supply. Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri explains there wasn't an immediate danger to anyone, even if the plane operator had not quickly reversed the increased amount of sodium hydroxide. Would have taken between 24 36 hours for that water to hit the water supply system, and there are redundancies in place where the water had been checked before it was released. The hacker was able to boost the level of sodium hydroxide or a lie from 100 parts per million to 11,100 parts per million gold, Jerry says. While that significant and potentially dangerous The plant operator on duty at the time, saw what was happening and stabilize. The situation of the area says they do not have a suspect, but they do have a few leads. Watch news Nation every night on WGN America or go on the news nation Now APP for news around the clock. I'm David Jennings..
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"News Nation this hour. I'm Steve Ruxton, the Midwest digging out of a major winter storm over 10 inches of snow reported in some areas around Chicago. Cole Stallard is the deputy commissioner of streets and sanitation in Chicago. Says that blowing and drifting snow is now the major challenge for the plow truck drivers. Everything kind of equal itself out within the last couple hours as far as the snow totals we're dealing with a lot of blowing snow right now is heavy is this snow is it is still blowing around. So we asked people to be cognizant of that. Meanwhile, a storm is now affecting the East Coast 10. Republican senators are proposing spending about a third of what President Biden is seeking in Corona virus aid. And they're urging him to negotiate rather than try to ram through is $1.9 trillion package solely on Democratic votes in an interview on NBC's Meet the Press National economic director Brian D. Said that the president will be pleased to hear from Republican senators about their alternative relief package. President has said repeatedly he is open to ideas wherever they may come that we could improve upon the approach to actually tackling this crisis. When he's uncompromising about is the need to move with speed on a comprehensive approach here. The group says in the letter to the new president, that their counterproposal will include a more targeted approach stand $1400 stimulus checks for most Americans. Tens of thousands of people are protesting across Russia to demand the release of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny. In a wave of nationwide demonstrations that have rattled the Kremlin. Many chanted slogans against President Vladimir Putin. Activists say police detained more than 4500 protesters across the country today, including Over 1400 in Moscow. What's news nation every night on WGN America or go on the news nation. Now after news around the clock, I'm Steve Ruxton. Way are done with the snow quite yet, but it will start to taper this evening and come to an end overnight. It's going to stay county and breezy with lows in the upper twenties. Wind chills in the mid teeth are clouds decreased a bit here on Monday afternoon, it's going to stay breezy with highs in the lower thirties, feeling like the lower twenties, Partly cloudy here on Tuesday Camera Lots of snow Challenge Northwest Indiana look for highs the lower thirties, then Partly cloudy with highs in mid thirties on Wednesday and then Thursday brings a good chance for a wintry mix, including some freezing rain in the morning. Rain and snow potential continues in the afternoon with highs in the upper thirties from the WGN Weather Center on meteorologist White chances. Xfinity is breaking the did barrier with WiFi speeds over a gig. It's more than enough speed to power all your devices. Introducing gig wife I knew from Xfinity go online called 1 800 Xfinity or visit a store today, restrictions apply. If you've got an insurance question, you could talk to a park Ranger. But the only quotes they'd probably give you would be about the beauty of a fallen leaf or ripples in a pond. Not the kind that could save you money on your policies. Or.
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"News nation this hour. I'm Steve Ruxton. President Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus package is a top priority for the new administration group of Senators will meet with the White House today to discuss the plant. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will send the article of impeachment against former President Donald Trump to the Senate tomorrow. Opening arguments are set to begin the week of February. 8th. The daily number of new covert 19 cases appears to be on a downward curve. The coma tracking project reported nearly 174,000 new infections in the past 24 hours. The peak of new cases came on January eat when there were 292,000 in a single day. Now the new strains of cover 90 inner emerging, experts say you should double up on mass. They say This is an especially good idea indoors where there is a much higher chance of transmission. Dr. Monica Gandhi is an infectious disease physician at the University of California, San Fran. Cisco wouldn't say this for people running outside, for example, that surgical mask blocks the virus Electrostatic Lee. It's almost like electrical implosion, and then the cloth mask blocks it and fibers and it can't get through and putting those two together is as effective as an N 95. Meanwhile, the entire University of Michigan Athletic Department is shutting down after several positive tests for a new covert 19 variant. The new Varia transmits at a higher rate, the entire department could be in quarantine for two weeks and New Zealand. And as reported its first case of community transmission of covert 19 and more than two months, although there was no immediate evidence at the virus was spreading the I. R s is payment tracking tool get by paying but will help check on the status of stimulus checks. Since the deadline is now pass for the I. R. S to automatically send the second check, the agency says You may be eligible to play in the recovery rebate credit when you file your taxes, Watch news Nation every night on WGN America or go on the news nation out half For news around the clock and Steve Brexton. New overnight and Winter Storm Watch has been issued for much of the Chicago Metro area for Monday afternoon through Tuesday. For today, though, we do us some snow out there. It'll be ending this morning. Mostly cloudy skies this afternoon. Look for high 34. Mostly cloudy, quiet tonight with a low of 25 for the mile. Cloudy skies. Turning windy is a storm approaches. Snow or wintry mix develops in the afternoon or late afternoon, two miles high. 33 Monday night is the period of lookout for snow heavy at times mixed with ice south for low 31 on Tuesdays no threat tapers blustering cold with.
TV icon Larry King has died at age 87 in Los Angeles
"Talk show icon Larry King spent half a century and broadcasting no cause of death was given, but a spokesperson said early this month that King had been hospitalized with covert 19. He was 87 Jimmie Rodgers recorded such hits as Honey Comb and Kisses Sweeter Than Wine in the 19 fifties and sixties. He died Monday from kidney disease at age 87. He had also tested positive for cocaine 19. Much news nation every
GOP senator: Trump 'committed impeachable offenses'
"Appears to be growing for a push to impeach President Trump again. In an interview today with Fox News, Republican Senator Pat Toomey said he believes President Trump has committed impeachable offenses tonight. We're gonna give you both sides of the story. California Democratic Congressman Ted Lieu says 180 lawmakers have co sponsor an article of impeachment drafted yesterday. He says House judiciary members will introduce the legislation on Monday. While some Republicans have called for the president's removal from office. Many GOP lawmakers are not expected to vote to impeach the president. Majority leader Mitch McConnell adjourn the Senate until at least January 19th, meaning it's highly unlikely that the Senate will take up the articles on the floor before President elect Biden's inauguration. According to our news nation research team. Impeachment could have major implications on the president's ability to run for office again if he chooses to do so in 2024. Article one Section three of the Constitution says If a president is impeached and convicted, the Senate can disqualify him or her from future office. However, it would come down to what happens in the Senate Senators have never convicted. Or removed as sitting president from office.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos resigns, citing violence at the Capitol
"US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to the list of Trump Administration Cabinet members who decided they're done since the events of yesterday at the Capitol News nations Rob Nelson explains divorce, saying in a statement at President Trump's rhetoric was quote an inflection point for her. She is now the ninth member of the administration to leave her post since yesterday, the second Cabinet member today after Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, she is the wife of Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell. She has stepped down as well after riots. The U.
Call to challenge the Electoral College count has split Senate Republicans
"Congress convening today News Nation political correspondent Dean Reynolds. Says the fireworks will happen on Wednesday. That's when a group of Republican legislators plan to challenge the electoral College count to support President Trump. Reynolds says he's challenge. The challenge is the most cynical political charade he's ever been. There is no suspense here. This is not going to turn out the way the people on the Republican side of the aisle are fervently hoping Reynolds appeared on the Dean Richard Sunday morning show
Hospitals on high alert for new, more contagious COVID-19 strain
"Everywhere are on high alert for that new strain of the coronavirus. Doctors say They don't want people to panic, but they should keep up their precautions. News Nation reporter Eva's America's spoke with an epidemiologist in Connecticut to put it in context. Fight against Cove in 19 intensifies as cases continue to climb and now multiple variants are circulating globally one new variant, which the CDC says emerged in the UK a few months ago. Has been detected here in the U. S not necessarily reasons to sound the alarm but definitely something that we have to watch. We've learned from the CDC viruses constantly change their mutation and new variants of the virus are expected over time. Sometimes new variants emerged and disappear. Other times, new variants emerge and start infecting people to break this all down. We spoke with Dr David Banik, the hospital epidemiologist for Yukon Health. Most of these mutations are not very significant, but sometimes there's another mutations and placed actually change some aspect of the virus. What's been seen so far is that this particular variant of the virus seems to be highly transmissible so it can spread quite easily. What we do know from the CDC is currently there's no evidence he's Variants caused more severe illness or increased risk of death. What we don't know in what scientists are working to figure out is how wide lead these new variants have spread, or how the new variants stiffer. Think this is really high in the need to do this next level of testing. You know that what we call genomic sequencing to really understand when these kinds of changes are occurring on def They're occurring with more frequency and how they're impacting the overall spread of complimenting And as for the covert vaccines being administered across the country, and the world scientific evidence doesn't suggest that the vaccine would be less effective for say, you know, vaccines. Have in effect that allow the immune system to attack multiple different ways against the virus. Esso one change like this wouldn't necessarily impact Thea overall effectiveness of the vaccine. Ava's Maris News Nation, New Haven, Connecticut. Oklahoma is nearing a record high number of hospitalizations more than 1900 people were hospitalized with the virus on New Year's Day. The state had 1083 new confirmed cases yesterday, and with case counts delayed due to the holiday weekend. Health officials believe the number might be higher hospital data compiled by the Kobe tracking project shows more than 125,000 Americans are being treated for Corona virus. In U. S hospitals. As of yesterday. That's actually down slightly from the day before. Hospitalizations have not fallen beneath 100,000 for an entire month, according to Johns Hopkins, more than 20.3 million Americans have tested positive for the virus. Cases rose by 160,000 in the past 24 hours. Deaths are now at 349,000 after an increase of 2000 over the past day.
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"News nation this hour. I'm David Jennings. Members of the House have approved a new piece of legislation that would give Americans Maurer money under economic stimulus during covert 19 or Ed Donahue. The change would follow the president's insistence. $600 checks to Americans should be $2000 checks. Massachusetts Democrat Richard Neal used a reference to a Christmas Carol Marley warned. Lebanese air screws. There was a way for redemption. That was through a new generosity in a new kindness. We could emulate that here. Allies of the president have opposed more spending. Texas Republican Kevin Brady says the money can't be put to good use. At this point the recovery. The fact is It's hard to stimulate a main street that's locked down by local politicians. This won't help local restaurants get their workers permanently back. The outcome of the bill is uncertain in the GOP led Senate and Donahue Washington. The House is also voted override President Trump's veto of a substantial defense spending bill that bill and the additional covert 19 8. Go to the Senate More than 121,000 Americans are hospitalized for covert 19 nationwide. The Gobi tracking Project says the number is a new record Another 1500 people dying today, the covert 19 death toll almost 335,000. The Ohio police officer who gunned down a black man holding only a cell phone no longer has a job and I'm koi was fired after a disciplinary hearing today. The police chief wanted to take that step last week when he found out that coy hadn't turned on his body camera until after he'd shot Andre Hill. I was accused of not trying to de escalate the situation or even offer any medical help to Hill While waiting for paramedics, The Hills attorney says This is the first step in justice. Watch news Nation every night on WGN America or go on the news nation Now APP for news around the clock. I'm David Jennings. Aware storm approaches. We're expecting increasing clouds for Tuesday. Snow's gonna be likely during the afternoon with accumulation possible, especially north and west of the city, the high temperature 33 for Tuesday night we'll see a low temperature down to 29 actually, temperature's rising late during the overnight so snow will change over to freezing rain, icy roads possible there. Wednesday. Well that wintry mix early in the day changing to rain, then changing back to snow sometime Wednesday night. Wednesday's high up to about 40 and for Thursday mostly cloudy 33 degrees. I'm WGN meteorologist Dimitrius Ivory. For the one standing guard. For the eagle eyed.
What happens next if Trump vetoes the pandemic relief package?
"Tomorrow, Republicans are expected to book President Trump and oppose his $2000 stimulus check proposal. Those Democrats wanted to hold a vote in the morning by unanimous consent. But House Minority leader Kevin McCarthy will reportedly block it. If a deal can't be reached. Enhanced unemployment benefits among others will expire on Saturday. President Trump demanded changes after pointing to money set aside for foreign aid, though that won't take away from the covert relief money, news nations, Joe Khalil explains. Larger package is actually in two parts. One part covert relief doesn't send any money overseas. Rather, Congress approved $900 billion for things like stimulus checks, unemployment, schools and vaccines. The second part $1.4 trillion piece to fund the government does include some overseas aid money. It doesn't, however, take funding away from covert relief
"news nation" Discussed on WGN Radio
"News nation this hour. I'm James Sears. More people will be getting a current virus vaccine shot before Christmas. The White House says 10 million doses are due to be shipped out next week for millionaire coming from Fizer. That's on top of almost three million the company distributed this week. The other six million we come from Madonna. The FDA gives approval after meeting on Thursday. Congressional leaders met today to try to finalize another coronavirus relief package. Earlier in the day, Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said lawmakers wouldn't leave D C until an agreement has been reached. President Trump is considering pushing to have a special counsel appointed to advance the federal tax investigation into the son of President elect Joe Biden. I could set up a potential showdown with incoming acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen. Meanwhile, a New York judge has ordered Trump's company to give state investigators documents related to a suburban estate. That's the subject of a civil investigation into the family's business practices. The judge said. The Trump Organization must turn over to the New York Attorney General's Office, all communications involving an engineer who worked on the seven Springs estate north of Manhattan. You have until midnight to sign up for the affordable care act. Millions of Americans are eligible for health coverage in 2021. Officials from the World Health Organization say the pandemic will not stop Santa from delivering gifts this year. Dr Maria van Car Hope's says he's older, but he's immune to cope in 19. We had a brief chat with him on he's doing very well. Mrs Claus is doing very well and they're very busy right now, she says. The W. H O has heard from a number of leaders around the world who say they are allowing Santa to enter their space. Watch these nation every night until Bijan America or go on the news nation, now a producer on the clock.
"news nation" Discussed on KSFO-AM
"Jack Hello him. Fox News Nation has achieved a medical miracle President Trump announcing the FDA is approval of a vaccine for the coronavirus. FDA is given an emergency use authorization to Pfizer's covert vaccine. This is one of the greatest scientific accomplishments in history. It will save millions of lives and soon end up endemic once and for all. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to approve the vaccine this weekend to initial doses. They're supposed to be getting delivered across the U. S soon and go First, the health care workers and the elderly Alexis Jill made O V mode. Erna vaccine will be considered for emergency use approval next week. The U. S. Supreme Court has declined to hear a lawsuit seeking to invalidate vote counting results in four states. The Texas lawsuit challenged four battleground states, Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, alleging that voting rules in those states were legally changed. Within the court's decision. The justices said that Texas did not show an arguable case. They could contest how another state conducts its election. Alex is good old Scott, Texas Lieutenant Governor, Dan Patrick on Fox News at night, lamenting that the justices did not consider the merits of the case. The states What beyond the law went beyond the Constitution and overrode what the legislation was with law Woz For the second consecutive night, the Federal Bureau of Prisons has executed a condemned killer Elford Butch want Lisa Lee injected for beating his two year old daughter to death because she spilled her potty chair. It was a federal offense because the crime was committed on U. S military property. Three more federal executions scheduled next month. Wall Street Friday, the Dow gained 47 points, but NASDAQ fell 28. The S and P 500 closed four points. Lower America is listening to.
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"NEWS Nation this hour. I'm David Jennings. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin is offering House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a coronavirus relief package that as the approval of President Trump Steve Munition says he sent over a deal worth $916 billion. It's slightly more than the bipartisan package that was given the thumbs up by Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer. Nugent said. This proposal includes money for state and local governments, along with liability protections for businesses and schools. I'm Brian shook California now averaging more than 25,000 New Cove in 19 cases a day, according to New State Donna Dr Mark Galley, California's chief public elbow, buster says of transmission rates remain high. Three week stay at home order could be extended rather than focused on the sector by sector restrictions that top of our messages as much as you can stay at home. We know that it works, Galli says. Coronavirus hospitalizations in the past two weeks are up 71%. That's the highest Ever in California go, but 19 ICU hospitalizations are up nearly 69% over the same period. The army is either fired or suspended 14 officers and enlisted soldiers at Fort Hood after an investigation of widespread violence, sexual harassment and assault at the base. An independent panel was spurred by the bludgeoning death of army specialist Vanessa Gin, one of 25 soldiers who died at Fort Hood by suicide homicide or accident last year. Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy, the tragic death of Venice again. Rash of other challenges at Fort Hood. Forced us to take a critical look in our systems. Our policies. Ourselves to general offices are among those who have been removed from their jobs. Watch news Nation every night on WGN America or go on the news nation Now APP for news around.
Supreme Court Rules New York Cannot Limit Attendance At Houses Of Worship Due To COVID-19
"The Supreme Court ruled late last night's to block New York from enforcing attendance limits on houses of worship. President Trump's new Appointee, Justice Amy Cockney, Barrett, was in the majority on the decision. It's a shift from two previous cases in Nevada and California this year, when Barrett's predecessor, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, was on the court. That's news nations. Geez Aggie reporting. The court's action won't have any immediate impact since the two groups that sued as a result of the restrictions. The Roman Catholic Church, an Orthodox Jewish synagogues are no longer subject to them. The group had challenged the attendants, limits and areas designated red and orange zones, but they're now in the less restrictive yellow zones.
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"News Nation this hour. I'm David Jennings Coben cases and Children are on the way of the American Academy of Pediatrics says there were more than 144,000 new cases of the respiratory illness and Children in the U. S last week. In the past two weeks, there's been in almost 30% increase of covert cases and kids. Children now account for 11% of all confirmed cases of the virus nationwide. Path is finally open for cooperation on a transition from the Trump Administration to a Biden administration after weeks of roadblocks set up by President Donald Trump, the way has been cleared for cooperation with President elect Joe Biden's team on the transition. General Services. Administration chief Emily Murphy has determined Biden to be the apparent winner of the election, based on Trump's failure to overturn any results, including Michigan, where Biden's victory was certified Monday. In a letter to Biden, Murphy wrote it Part. Please know that I came to my decision independently Based on the law and available fax. Shortly thereafter, the president tweeted that in the best interest of the country, he is recommending that the G s a go forward with initial transition protocols, and he's instructed his team to do the same MIKE Rossia Washington President elect Joe Biden rolling out his Cabinet picks, including former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. As his choice for Treasury secretary. You're the noise, Senator Dick Durbin says he plans to go for the top Democratic position on the Senate Judiciary Committee, Dianne Feinstein says that she would not seek the post, although she will remain on the committee. I didn't survey shows about 66% of Republican voters would support Donald Trump if he ran for president in 2024. The poll also shows about the same amount of GOP voters would support the president peacefully transferring power to the Biden administration. About half of Republicans would support the outgoing president, endorsing one of his Children to run in 2024 Watch news Nation every night on WGN America or go on the news nation Now APP for news around the clock. I'm David Jennings. Green and snow will be likely late tonight near daybreak. The low temperature 32 degrees. Light accumulations for the early morning commute. Tuesday. Tuesday changes to rain, though, as our high tech reaches 44 degrees drain will be likely again on Wednesday. The high 51 Thanksgiving Day We're dry. Partly cloudy highs in the low fifties warm for this time of the year. And for black Friday mostly sunny skies. The high reaches 50 I'm w G and meteorologist Beatrice Ivory. Poverty's furniture is here to help you get set for.
Judge throws out Trump bid to stop PA vote certification
"Another defeat for the president. A federal judge and Pennsylvania says he won't stop officials from certifying election results. Ad indicate present and electro Biden winning the state by more than 80,000 votes. News Nation reporting on what the Trump team can do now, the president can appeal that case to the state Good Supreme Court and then on to the U. S. Supreme War. Those votes still wouldn't have been enough on their own The hand Trump a second term Pennsylvania counties took different approaches to notifying voters before the election. About some technical problems without they had filled out and returned mail in ballots. Trump's campaign argued that violated the U. S. Constitution's equal protection
8 injured in active shooter incident at Wisconsin mall
"In an active shooter incident at a Wisconsin mall on Friday. Officials say the shooter remains at large news nations, Michael sure in Wauwatosa, they were looking for a suspect white male 20 to 30 years of age, but they gave nothing else about that. So as far as we know, this is still an active investigation into Who committed this crime while it tells the police said Friday evening. The search continued for the suspect, and that shooting was not a random act. But the results of an altercation. The Mayfair Mall will be closed today. Also in Wisconsin
Obama says Trump's unfounded claims are "delegitimizing" democracy
"60 Minutes, former President Barack Obama Addresses President Trump's unfounded so far claims of voter fraud. The president doesn't like to lose and never admits loss. I'm more troubled by the fact that other Republican officials who clearly no better are going along with this are humoring. Him in this fashion. It is one more step in de legitimizing not just the incoming Biden administration, but democracy generally. And that's a dangerous path. President Trump has so far refused to concede the election to president like Joe Biden and has launched a syriza of lawsuits alleging widespread fraud in several states. But there has been no evidence presented to support the president's claims. Mr Obama will peer in his first interview about his new book, A Promised Land on Sunday on both 60 minutes. CBS Sunday morning Watch news Nation Every
Former Chicago health commissioner named to Biden’s COVID-19 task force
"Announced his covert 19 task force yesterday. 12 of the 13 positions have been filled with doctors. W G A NEWS nation national political correspondent Dean Reynolds. Mr Biden held a call with his new Covad 19 Advisory council, chaired by Dr Vivek Murthy, a former surgeon general under President Obama. David Kessler, a former FDA commissioner, and Dr Marcella Nunes Smith of Yale University. The purpose of This is to let you know what we're going to do once worn in. And so there's a need for bold action to fight this pandemic. We're still facing a very dark winter. Chicago's former public health commissioner is among the experts joining that task force. Mayor Lightfoot have plotted Dr Julie Morita's selection. Dr Morita obviously knows the city very well. She's a national expert. There's already been some communications with her. Marina was a staff member at Chicago's Health Department for 20 years, she served as the city health commissioner from 2015 to 2019. Also on that task force. Former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel older brother Dr Ezekiel Emanuel. He's also been named to that new board. The FDA
Armed Trump supporters deny election results, rally in Oregon
"Trump pushed back against Joe Biden being declared the winner. News NATIONS Felisha Bolton is in the newsroom with a closer look at these protests. Felisha The colon. Aaron supporters of President Trump gathered in organs capital this weekend as part of a nationwide stop the steel rally rejecting the election results as the evening approach in Salem yesterday, tensions rose between demonstrators from both sides and this video. You can see protesters and counter protesters pushing, even shoving each other at times. At one point and appears a man wearing proud boys gear, pepper sprays, a woman and the crowd. He claimed that woman is a part of antifa. Demonstrators in the crowd who support the president say they're upset about the election's outcome and that they are suspicious of its integrity. Other supporters of President Trump said they believe the results were caused outright by voter fraud and criticize organs vote by mail system. Others said the race should not be called until every vote was counted. I personally checked my own ballot sadism. My belt hasn't even been counted yet. Organ is considered a blues day. Do you know how much that fears for me Police declared unlawful assembly and cleared the area out. At least five people were arrested on the organ secretary of State's website. It says Joe Biden's win an organ is definite. By the leads by 375,000 boats with less than 70,000 left account. That means even if every single remaining vote was for President Trump, Biden still wins. Aurea As for claims of voter fraud and the state last month, the state's nonpartisan legislative fiscal office found that nearly 61 million ballots cast by mail over the past 20 years. There were just 38 instances of voter fraud in Ohio. No issues were reported at today's
National Guard arrives in Philadelphia after nights of unrest following Walter Wallace Jr.'s death
"And there was more unrest overnight in Philadelphia in the wake of the fatal police shooting of Walter Wallace Jr Here's more from news nations. Desouki. The Pennsylvania National Guard, is expected to arrive in the city this morning and stay through election Day. Philly's mayor says the role of the troops is to help police as well. A safeguard property and prevent looting. More than 200 people were arrested, and 57 officers were hurt in the days of unrest after the death of Walter Wallace Jr. City officials plan to release body camera footage and 911 calls related to the police shooting by the end of next
Topics for 3rd presidential debate released
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"News nation this hour. I'm Vic Vaughn, President Trump's 14 year old son. Baron has since tested negative for the Corona virus. But according to a statement released today by first Lady Melania Trump, he tested positive in the days after their positive results. A statement says. In part, he's a strong teenager and exhibited no symptoms. The first lady says she presented only minimal symptoms and opted in her treatment for what she described as a more natural route of vitamins and healthy food. She's also since tested negative. The president's Supreme Court nominee, Amy Cockney barrettes in Washington for Day three of confirmation hearings at a second round of questioning by members of the Senate Judiciary Committee. Like Tuesday, barrettes, refusing to answer questions from Democrats on how she'd rule on landmark cases like abortion, healthcare and voting rights, saying that type of disclosure by a nominee would be inappropriate. Associated Press correspondent Sagami Gunny I would, of course, have an open mind about it. Still, Democrats tried to pin her down like when Patrick Leahy asked about President Trump's view that he can pardon himself. It's not one in which I can offer to view the GOP led Senate's racing toward quickly confirming Barry to Lindsey Graham calls a Trailblazer Four female conservatives, and she's going to the court. The hearings are expected to wrap up Thursday with a vote on her nomination next week. You can watch the hearing's at the station now dot com The president and Democratic vice presidential nominee, Joe Biden hold competing town halls tonight. Trump on NBC News in Miami, biting on ABC News in Philadelphia. Both started 8 P.m. Eastern. Another SEC football game's been postponed due to cope in 19. The Florida Gators were scheduled to play.
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"News nation This hour I'm gave Schwann Rain from Tropical Storm Delta is saturating states across the deep South Tennessee Valley and mid Atlantic regions. The once major hurricane is expected to drop 3 to 6 inches of rain on parts of Georgia. Here's Louisiana Governor John Bell Edwards. Even if it wasn't quite as powerful as Hurricane Laura. It was much bigger. While the impacts are evidence across a large portion of the state, it's obvious that the hardest hit areas appear to be southwest Louisiana and Cameron. Compass, you, Jeff Davis Alan Million and Katya parishes, deltas, maximum sustained winds or around 30 miles an hour and expected to weaken over the next several hours as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to announce a new local locked down system to fight covert 19. That does not have the blessing of various people around that country Here is current Hamas leaders of metropolitan areas around cities such as Liverpool, Manchester Newcastle warned that there regions would face extreme economic hardships of more restrictions are put in place. In a virtual press briefing, the mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, said that northern England is facing what he described as the most dangerous winter for years. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to back a new three tier local locked down system, which could see pubs of restaurants in Corona virus. Hot spots in England being temporarily closed. Karen Thomas London and one of Britain's leading medical advisers warned Sunday. The country is at a tipping point in the second wave of the Corona virus pandemic. President Trump's doctor says the president is no longer at risk of transmitting the Corona virus. The diagnosis comes as the president prepares to resume campaign rallies and other activities. He is expected to be at a rally in Florida tomorrow. Watch news Nation every night on W G N America or go on the news nation now at for news around the clock,.
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"News nation This hour I'm gave one Senate Judiciary Committee chair Lindsey Graham's as he hopes his committee will approve any Cockney barrettes nomination to the Supreme Court by the week of October, 26th setting up a final confirmation vote on the Senate floor one week before the presidential election. Judge. Barrett, nominated by President Trump yesterday, said she is deeply honored. If the Senate does me the honor of confirming me. I pledge to discharge the responsibilities of this job to the very best of my ability. I love the United States and I love the United States Constitution Under Judiciary Committee rules, four days of confirmation hearings will be held the week of October 12th it would likely take another week to approve the nomination. Hundreds marched through the streets of Louisville, Kentucky last night, the fourth night of protests after a grand jury declined to charge any officers for the fatal shooting of Briana Taylor. Louisville has seen more than 120. Days of demonstrations over Taylor's death in a police raid gone wrong that was carried out by white police officers. Police say a right wing rally and counter protest. Ng in Portland, Oregon, largely dispersed without serious violence yesterday, however, they are investigating an assault after one person who was documenting the event was pushed to the ground and kicked in the face. More than 1000. New Yorkers tested positive for covert 19 in a single day, marking the first time since June 5th. The state has seen a daily number that high the number of positive tests reported daily in the state has been steadily inching up in recent weeks, a trend possibly related to the increasing numbers of businesses reopening. Watch news Nation every night on W G N America or go on the news nation now at for news around the.
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"News nation this hour. I'm Dave Schwann. Senate Judiciary Committee chair Lindsey Graham's as he hopes his committee will approve any Cockney barrettes nomination to the Supreme Court by the week of October, 26th setting up a final confirmation vote on the Senate floor one week before the presidential election. Judge. Barrett, nominated by President Trump yesterday, said she is deeply honored. If the Senate does me the honor of confirming me. I pledge to discharge the responsibilities of this job to the very best of my ability. I love the United States and I love the United States Constitution Under Judiciary Committee rules, four days of confirmation hearings will be held the week of October 12th it would likely take another week to approve the nomination. Hundreds marched through the streets of Louisville, Kentucky last night, the fourth night of protests after a grand jury declined to charge any officers for the fatal shooting of Briana Taylor. Louisville has seen more than 120. Days of demonstrations over Taylor's death in a police raid gone wrong that was carried out by white police officers. Police say a right wing rally and counter protest. Ng in Portland, Oregon, largely dispersed without serious violence yesterday, however, they are investigating an assault after one person who was documenting the event was pushed to the ground and kicked in the face. More than 1000. New Yorkers tested positive for covert 19 in a single day, marking the first time since June. 5th. The state have seen a daily number that high the number of positive tests reported daily in the state has been steadily inching up in recent weeks, a trend possibly related to the increasing numbers of businesses reopening. Watch news Nation every night on W G N America or go on the news nation Now at for news around the.